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Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
Names I -M
- Passed peacefully away April 27,
1999, after a short illness, Edgar Ivany of Howley, but resided in Springdale
for past 3 years, at the Health Sciences Center, St. John`s. He was 79. Mr.
Ivany retired from Bowaters, Nfld. Predeceased by mother, father and 2 brothers.
Left to mourn are wife Susie; sons: Ross (Rosemary), Howley, Nfld, Derrick (Joan),
Fort Erie, Ont., Glenn (Rosemary), Bay Bulls, NF, Darrin, (Joanne), Barrie,
Ont.; daughters: Beverly (Rayfield), Springdale, Nfld. Also leaving to mourn
sisters: Veta Strong (Harold), Ellie Maddox (Tracey), Julie Watton (Harvey);
and brother Clement (Doris); 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a
large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Marion Davis conducted Funeral
Services at Grace United Church, Springdale, April 30. Interment was at United
Church Cemetery, Springdale. Funeral arrangements were by Bill Weeks and Eddie
Wembleton, White Dove, Springdale. Pallbearers were George Earle, William Penney,
Bruce White, Gary Stead, Ivan Curtis, Don McLean.
IVANY, Emily (nee Hart)
- Formerly of Change Islands. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her
loving family at the Agnes Pratt Home in St. John`s after a long illness on
March 7, 1999, at the age of 73. Leaving to mourn, two sons: Calvin (Bertha),
Fred (Eileen), one daughter Heather (Tony), two grandchildren: Sandy and Christopher,
three sisters: Pearl Learning, Adelaide Austin, both of St. John`s, Hilda Bindi
(Bernie) of Mississauga, Ont. Five nieces and a large circle of other relatives
and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation on Monday,
March 8, 1999 from 7 - 10 pm, Tuesday, March 9, 1999, from 10:00 am - 10:00
pm and Wednesday, March 10, 1999 from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. Funeral service
from Caul`s Chapel on Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at 2:00 pm. Interment at the
Salvation Army Cemetary on Blackmarsh Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in her
memory can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
IVEY, Irene Lillian (nee Kennedy)
- of Markland, age 63. Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with
cancer on Monday, September 27th, 1999, surrounded by her loving husband and
children. Predeceased by her mother Lillian, father William and sisters Doris
and Rose. A devoted wife and mother has begun the journey to her new life. She
will be ever remembered by loving husband Donald (Robie), stepfather to her
four daughters: Marilyn Maloney (Brian), Linda McGrath (Eb), Christine Skanes
(Art), Jackie Stamp (Gerald); her eight grandchildren: David, Marilyn, Victoria,
Gerald Jr., Jonathon, Missy, Justin, Stephanie; three brothers: Reg, Jim, Robert;
three sisters: Shirley, Elizabeth, Jean; brothers-in-law Kevin and Bob; sisters-in-law
Florence, Shirley. She will be also sadly missed, forever remembered by a circle
of relatives and friends. Special Thank You to Rev. Keeping of Whitbourne Parish,
and the Doctors and Nursing Staff of the Health Sciences Center. Resting at
Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday;
10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday; and from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon, Friday. Funeral service
will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 1999, from St. Thomas Anglican
Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu
of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Society.
JACKMAN, Cyril Joseph
- Passed peacefully away December 15, 1999 in Regina, Sask., Retired Warrant
Officer, Canadian Armed Forces, age 59 years. Predeceased by his parents James
& Madeline (Haggerty) Jackman and five brothers: Michael, Robert, Bernard,
James and Charlie, all of St. John`s. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife Marian,
his loving family, one daughter Dianne; four sons: Michael (Kelly), Robert (Trish),
Paul (Tracy) and David; also eight beloved grandchildren. Also left to cherish
his memory are his two sisters Phyllis and Ed Short of St. John`s and Marie
and John Millburn of Pittsburgh, P.A. Two sisters-in-law Marjorie and Jean Jackman,
and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends in St. John`s. At
Cyril`s request, cremation has taken place in Regina with interment in PEI.
In Cyril`s memory, donations may be made to St. Patrick`s Parish Steeple Fund,
his childhood parish.
JACKMAN, William Joseph
- Passed awayy suddenly at his home 45245 Crescent Drive, Chilliwack, B.C.,
on May 13, 1999, William Joseph Jackman, in his 60th year. Leaving to mourn
his sad loss are his wife Maureen, sons: William Jr., Thomas and Gerard; one
daughter: Gertrude; his sister: Lorraine O`Halligan and family in Chilliwack,
B.C.; his brothers: Edward (Patricia) in St. John`s, Nfld., Terry in Abbotsford,
B.C. Also numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends in both
Newfoundland and British Columbia. Services were held at St. Mary`s Church and
burial at St. Mary`s Cemetery on Tuesday, May 18th. Casket bearers were William
(Jr.) Jackman, Thomas Jackman, Gerard Jackman, Thomas Campbell, Dave Parsons
and Stephen Zillwood. Honourary bearers were Don Petkau, Ryan Mulligan, George
Murray and Dennis Hutchinson.
JENKINS, Ingrid Anneliese (nee Birgels) - Formerly of Germany. Passed away suddenly at her home in
Mt. Pearl, on Friday, July 30, 1999, Ingrid Anneliese Jenkins. Aged 77 years.
Leaving to celebrate her life are her relatives and friends in Germany, as well
as a large circle of very close friends in Newfoundland, mainland Canada, and
the U.S.A.. She was loved and will be missed by all. Cremation has taken place.
Visitation will take place at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Saturday, August 7, 1999. A memorial service will be held
at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 7, 1999, from Barrett`s Chapel. At her request
inurnment will take place in Germany at a later date. As expressions on sympathy
donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA.
- Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home, St. John`s, NF on
Sunday, January 24, 1999, Margaret Jenkins (nee Moss), in her 74th year. Predeceased
by her husband Ronald Jenkins of Toronto in 1995 and brothers: Andrew and William
of Jamestown, B. Bay. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her sister
Emeline Moss of Jamestown, B. Bay; brother Ross Moss (Yvonne) of Jamestown,
B. Bay; sisters-in-law: Alice Moss and Blanche Moss of Jamestown, B. Bay. Also
leaving to mourn nieces and nephews of the extended families; other relatives
and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday,
January 26, 1999 from 2-4 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, January
26, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to take
place in Toronto at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted.
JONES, Rita Margaret
- The death of Margaret Jones occurred at her residence in St. Andrews, NB on
Sunday, November 14, 1999. Wife of the late George Jones. Born in St. John`s,
Nfld., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Connelly) Denine. Survived
by her two sons: John Jones (Shelley) of Quesnel, BC and Michael Jones of Quispamsis;
two daughters: Mary Jones of St. Andrews and Barbara Carson (Paul) of St. Andrews;
several brothers; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; several nieces
and nephews. Resting at the Church of St. Andrew, St. Andrews, New Brunswick
where the funeral will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, with Rev. A. Hachey officiating.
Interment will take place in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery. For those who wish,
donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donors choice would
be appreciated. MacDonald Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB in
charge of arrangements.
KEAN, Donald Abram
- Passed away suddenly at home in Port Mouton, NS, Donald A. Kean, in his 72nd
year. Predeceased by parents, Dr. C.D. and Mrs. Lelia Kean. Leaving to mourn
with fond and loving memories, wife Shirley (Stuart); son Tom; daughters: Jennifer
and Lynn; grandsons: Benjamin and Julien; brother, Dr. Gerald Kean (June); and
sisters: Daphne Kean and Louise Miehle (Ray); and many relatives and friends.
Resting at Chandlers Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. Funeral on Friday at 2 p.m.
January 22nd, 1999 from United Baptist Church, Port Mouton.
KEATS, Jessie Beatrice (Nee Lush)
- Passed away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital on Friday, June 25, 1999 of Mount
Pearl, aged 88 years, formally of Valleyfield, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by
her husband Aubrey. Left to remember her, two sons, Baxter with whom she resided,
Clifford (Robin), Etobicoke, Ontario. Three daughters, Geraldine Blackmore (Lance),
Grand Bank, Marie Tavenor (Gord), Mount Pearl, Nellie Buis (Ben), Scarborough,
Ont. Sister Emily Wicks (Lional), Gander, brother Jesse Lush (Louie), Middle
Brook, Gambo, sister-in-law Mrs. Dorcas Burry,Valleyfield. Seven grandchildren,
two great-grandchildren. A large number of nieces and nephews and several friends.
Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Saturday and Sunday from
2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will take place on Monday at 2 pm from the
Church of Ascension, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount
Rd. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in her memory to the Janeway
Children`s Hospital Foundation. Gone Home at last
- Passed peacefully away on Thursday,
August 19, Mary Keenan of Ballycastle, Northern Ireland. Leaving to mourn her
son, Harry and his wife Agnes, of St. John`s. Also, five grandchildren: Mary
Ann of St. John`s, Hughie of Alberta, Robert, John Paul and Una, all of St.
John`s. Funeral will take place on Saturday, August 21 from the Catholic Church
KELLAND, William ≥Bill≤
- Beloved husband of Bernice Kelland of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home
on Wednesday, November 17, 1999 at the age of 58 years. He is the loving father
of Bill (Petra) Kelland of Cold Lake, AB, Barbara-Ann (George) Gauvreau, Barry
(Dawn) Kelland, Bernice (Mario) Castro, all of Calgary. Bill is also survived
by his eight grandchildren: Jennifer (J.B.), Billy, Brian, Matthew, Stephanie,
Ashleigh, Sarah and Anthony, as well as by two honorary grandchildren: Annette
and Wyalleen. Bill will be dearly missed by his father George Moores; sister
Joan (Randy Pike) and by his mother-in-law Margaret Connors, all of St. John`s,
Nfld. He will also be remembered by many relatives, nieces, nephews, friends
and co-workers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. Funeral services
will be held at St. Luke`s Anglican Church, 2951 - 26th Avenue S.E. on Monday,
November 22, 1999 at 2:00 p.m.
KELLOWAY, Charles Wayne
- On April 25, 1999, surrounded by loving family & friends, Charles Wayne
Kelloway passed away after a courageous battle with cancer in Edmonton, Alberta.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Verna (nee Cooper) & three wonderful
children, Stephen, Susan & Heather. Also left to mourn his parents, Alma
& Charlie Kelloway, sister Wanda (Blaine Dooley), brother David (Rhonda),
mother-in-law Rose Cooper. Also a large number of brother & sister-in-laws,
nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Funeral services to take place from
the Edmonton Temple on Wednesday.
KENDALL, Gertrude (nee Chaytor)
- Passed away Gertrude Kendall of Ramea, formerly of Chamberlains, on Saturday,
July 31st, 1999. Age 80 years. Predeceased by her husband, Austin, on March
23rd, 1987. Leaving to mourn two sons: Robert (Roberta) and Austin (Laura),
Ramea; two daughters: Frances Lushman (Mike), Ramea and Phyllis Davis (Solomon),
Port Aux Basques; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Emma
Taylor, Long Pond, Bertha Butler (Charles), Foxtrap; one step-brother-in-law
Richard Westcott, Harbour Main; many nieces, nephews and friends; and special
godchild Violet Butler, Foxtrap. Funeral took place at Ramea.
KENNEDY, George J.N.
- Died September 2, 1999, Coburg, Ontario. Born August 1, 1932, Mobile. Son
of the late Peter and Mary Kennedy. Leaving to mourn Edward, St. John`s, Bill
(Mary), Outer Cove, Joe (Maureen), Scarborough, Catherine (Leo Hanlon), Coburg,
with whom he resided during his illness, Helen Feehan, Outer Cove, Margie (Gerry
Cole), St. John`s, Bernadette (David Fremantle), Coquitlan, B.C., Fr. Pat, Parish
Priest, Kelligrews; also five nieces and twelve nephews and their families.
Fondly remembered by Audrey Robinson (Toronto) and close friends in Ontario
and this province. Mass of Christian Burial took place at St. Michael`s Church,
Coburg, Ontario, September 4. A Memorial Liturgy will be held Sunday September
12, 12:30 p.m. at St. Edward`s Church, Longshore Road, Kelligrews for family
KENNY, Mary Ellen (Nellie)
- In her 95th year, died peacefully on September 4th, 1999. She was the last
surviving child of William Kenny and Alice (Redmond) Kenny (Oates) of Fermeuse.
Her special sense of humor, occasional feistiness, her stories and songs will
be missed by her many nieces, nephews and their families and the exceptional
staff at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Prior to her residence at St. Pat`s in 1982,
she had been a valued member of her sister Magdalene (Patrick) Smart`s household
and had earned ≥special aunt≤ status from their children: Kathryn (Clarence)
Marsh, Donna and Theresa Smart, Robert (Bernadette), John (Regina) and Laurence
(deceased, 1994). Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Sunday, September 5th until
10 p.m. and Monday, September 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and at St. Patrick`s Mercy
Home 4-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, September
7 from St. Patrick`s Mercy Home at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
KILPATRICK, Margaret Doris (Peggy)
(nee Thomson) - of South Surrey, B.C., passed away on Thursday, November
4, 1999 in her 77th year, after a brief illness. She served in the R.C.A.F.
- W.D. from 1942 - 1945. She is survived by her loving husband Gerald; children:
Fran (Walt), Tom (Karen) and Robbi (Ed); grandchildren: Laura, Stacey and Lindsey,
Shannon, Sheryl, Mike, Ken, John, Malcolm and James; great-grandchildren: Nathan,
Jeremy, Annica and Alexander; brother-in-law Howard Kilpatrick (Joan); sisters-in-law:
Gloria Tuttle (Al) and Marie Kilpatrick. A Memorial Service was held November
10 at the Chapel of Fraser Heights Funeral Home, Surrey. In lieu of flowers,
donations in Margaret`s memory may be directed to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation,
15521 Russell St., White Rock, B.C. V4B 2R4.
- Died suddenly in Houston, Texas
on Wednesday, February 3, 1999, Patricia Bruce King, C.R.N.A. Leaving to mourn
her husband John King, Houston, Texas. At. John`s sisters: Mary Bruce Furey,
Marcella Bruce Whelan, Angela Bruce Parsons; brothers: Frank, Ed and Leslie
Bruce; also nieces and nephews. Cremation to follow in Houston, Texas. Memorial
service to follow later.
KNIGHT, Alice T.
- Passed peacefully away on June 1, 1999 at the Grace General Hospital, Alice
T. Knight (nee Murphy) of Portugal Cove, aged 75 years. Left to mourn husband
Herbert; daughters: Shirley (John) Elliott, Sandra (Brian) Churchill, Brenda
(Wayne) Mosher; son Herbert Jr.; eight grandchildren: John, Roxanne, Tanya,
Brian, Craig, Jamie, Sean, and Dawn. Also two great-grandchildren: Dana and
Victoria. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Resting at Carnell`s
Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation will be Wednesday 2 p.m. to 10
p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Friday
at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
- Passed away on March the seventeen
at Omaha, Nebraska, after a lengthy illness, Vera Kohler, daughter of the late
George and Mary Joe Neary, Neary`s Pond, Portugal Cove. Predeceased by her four
sisters: Winnie, Margaret, Mollie and Nora; also two brothers, Michael and Steven.
Leaving to mourn her loving son Bob Kohler, fiancee Sharon, Omaha, Nebraska;
sisters: Rita Dunne, Frances Davis, both of St. John`s and Theresa Neary, Brantford,
Ontario; brother Kevin, St. John`s. Funeral took place the twentieth of March
in Omaha, Nebraska. R.I.P.
KOPINSKI, Todd Joseph (T.J.)
- Age 28 years. Tragically killed in a car accident on August 7, 1999 in Quakertown,
PA, son of Wayne and Barbara Kopinski (Pelley). Predeceased by grandparents
Bonnie & Burns Pelley, Dorothy & John Kopinski, uncle Bernard Pelley
& cousin Lisa Pelley. Left to mourn Mom, Dad, sister Roxanne, brother Scott
(Denise), very special niece Emily Kopinski, nephews Jonathan Kopinski &
Benjamin Wright. Many aunts, uncles, great-aunt Mary Vicars, cousins and a large
circle of friends. Burial took place at Strunk Funeral Home in Quakertown, PA
on August 11, interment at Trinity Great Swamp Cemetery, Spinnerstown, PA. He
had a nature you could not help loving, And a heart that was purer than gold,
And to those who knew him and loved him, His memory will never grow old.
KWAN, Sylvia Vee (nee Lam)
- Passed away suddenly on February 6, 1999 at the age of 54. Predeceased by
parents David and Cornelia Yang Lam and sister Louise. Closest friend and devoted
mother to Andrea of Montreal and Vanessa of Vancouver; beloved sister of Frank
Lam and partner Kit of Ottawa; friend and former partner of Alan Kwan of St.
John`s. Sylvia will be missed by many, especially her long time friend Christine
Wong. Her humor, kindness and courage were an inspiration to many, and her family
feels proud and lucky to have known her and shared in her life. She is resting
at the Armstrong Funeral Chapel, 304 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. Viewing
and visitation on Wednesday, February 10th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Memorial service
on Thursday, February 11th at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers,
donations to the Arthritis Society of Canada, or a charity of choice, would
be greatly appreciated.
LAKE, Norbert J.
- Age 47 years, formerly of Oderin, Placentia Bay, died suddenly at his home
in St. John`s on Monday, August 30th, 1999. Leaving to mourn his loving wife
Pauline Ann (nee Power); three children: Karen (Mike), John and Neil; devoted
parents Mary and Bill Lake; sisters: Barbara (Fred Harris), Billie (Ron Parsons),
Juanita (Brian Dinn), Rosemary (Thom Vysohlid); brothers: Dan (Leona), Maurice
(Debbie), Doug (Sheila), Hugh (Elaine); sisters-in-law: Celine (Allen Kear),
Maureen (Fred Roche), Mary (Jit Singh), Bernadette (Bruce Cocker); brothers-in-law:
Wilfred Power (Rose), Harry (Roseanne), Fr. Peter, Leonard (Jean), Dermot (Mary),
Tom (Ernestine); 49 nieces and nephews; and a large circle of aunts, uncles,
relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visiting
hours Tuesday, August 31st, 1999, 10 a.m. - Noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Wednesday,
September 1st, 1999 from 10 a.m. - Noon. Funeral Mass from the Basilica Parish
on Wednesday, September 1st, 1999 at 2 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart
and Stroke Foundation.
LAMBERT, Catherine L.
- Passed peacefully away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
on Saturday, September 18, 1999 in her 89th. year. Predeceased by her husband,
Frederick, July 7, 1998. Leaving to mourn Sons Stanford (Eleanor), Montreal;
Donald (Gail), St. John`s; Daughter: Ruth (Rick) Murphy, Calgary. Grandchildren:
Debby (Mark) Armstrong, Heather, Danette (fiance Chris Spurrell), Donnie (fiance
Valorie Stiles), Brian & Jennifer. Cremation has taken place. Interment
will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Queen
Elizabeth Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice.
LAMKIN, Mary Beatrice (nee Power)
- Passed away suddenly at Toronto, Ontario on Tuesday, June 1, 1999, age 66
years. Leaving to mourn her husband Gerald; children: Tim (Betty), Linda Larkin
(Robert), Sharon Miller (Allister), Ralph (Catherine), Don (Diane), Blaine (Marie),
Gerald (Beverley); also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers:
Ron and Kevin; and sister Lillian Scott and families; special friends Elsie
Earles and family, and Liz Linegar and family; also many nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
LANIER, Dr. Louis L.
- While visiting family and friends in Alberta, Dr. Louis L. Lanier died suddenly
at the age of 73, on July 13, 1999 in his birthplace of Lethbridge. Lou was
educated at the White School (Wilson Siding, AB), Lethbridge Collegiate Institute
and Pickering College (Newmarket, ON). With his B.Sc. from McGill University,
he taught at Pickering College and then returned home to Wilson Siding to farm,
raise a family and be an active member of the community. After attaining his
M.A. from the University of Alberta and Phd. from Michigan State, Lou worked
as a professor of Recreation Administration at the U of A until his retirement
in 1991. Lou enjoyed the great outdoors, particularly in the company of family
and friends. In his ≥retirement≤, he championed a number of environmental causes,
working for Habitat for Humanity and Canada Crossroads International. Along
with his wife Leslie Bella, Lou built his dream home in St. John`s, Newfoundland,
and spent the last years of his life dedicating himself to an endless stream
of projects. Lou will be missed by his first wife, Elizabeth Nicolson Lanier;
daughter Sherry; sons: Thomas, James and Robert; widow Leslie Bella; step-daughter
Mary Bella; and the families of his brothers, Charlie and Ike, who continue
the tradition of their father`s family farm. The family greatly appreciate the
skill and support of the staff at Lethbridge Regional Hospital. Lou has shared
the gift of life through organ donation. A Memorial Service will be held at
2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, 1999 at McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329-15 Avenue
South, Lethbridge, with reception to follow in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the Trans Canada Trail Foundation (1-800-465-3636)
in Lou`s name. MARTIN BROS. FUNERAL CHAPELS LTD., Directors of the Funeral Service.
LANYON, Cynthia (nee Deir)
- Passed away at Courtenay, B.C., Monday, April 5th, 1999, Cynthia Lanyon, age
56. Predeceased by her parents John and Kathleen Deir. Leaving to mourn, loving
husband Walter; two sons: Ronald and Richard Dawe; two sisters: Judy and Barb;
two brothers: Glenn and Wayne; also a large number of relatives and friends.
Funeral Service Thursday, April 8th, 11 a.m. at Mount Washington Funeral Home,
Courtenay, B.C. Donations to Liver Foundation or charity of one`s choice. “Forever
in our heart. Rest in Peace, Cynthia.”
LAWLOR, Kathleen (nee Moore)
- Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Friday, March 19,1999,
surrounded by her loving family, Kathleen Lawlor, aged 88 years of Paradise,
formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by her husband Martin Lawlor in 1984. Leaving
to mourn two daughters: Mary (Rendell) Vokey and Patricia (Harold) Janes; sister
Mary (Bride) Ford; nine grandchildren: Wanda (Serge), Craig (Pam), Elaine, Frank
(Cathy), Marlayne (Gerry) and Allison (Randy) Janes; Valerie (Richard) McCarthy,
Ken (Cathy) and Sharon Vokey; nine great-grandchildren: Jennifer, Katie, Robert,
Megan, Matthew, Frankie, Morgan, Andrew and Alexander. Special friend Sarah
Brophy, as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at
Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road after 7 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Mass
to take place on Monday, March 22,1999 at 2:30 p.m. from Holy Family Parish,
Paradise with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail. `To love and
be loved is the greatest happiness in existence.`
LAWLOR, Bro. Kieran (Timothy)
- Irish Christian Brother, age 91 years. Passed peacefully away at Seattle,
Washington, U.S.A (formerly of Renews) on November 5, 1999. Predeceased by his
parents Dennis and Elizabeth; his brothers: William (Nellie) and Bro. Juniper.
Leaving to mourn two nieces: Margaret (Charlie) Lawlor, Stephenville and Elizabeth
(Derrick) Williams; grand-nephew Jason; grand-nieces Renee and Danielle, Bay
Bulls. Also leaving to mourn his family of Christian Brothers as well as his
caretakers at the Bessie Burton Sullivan Nursing Home. Mass of Resurrection
and Burial to be held in Seattle on Tuesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m.
LeDREW, Alice Milford (Millie) (nee:
Smith) - Passed away in peace on Thursday, December 9, 1999 at the
Pioneer Care Centre of Kitchener. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly
missed by her sons Ellsworth LeDrew and his wife Karen and Stephen LeDrew. She
was predeceased by her husband Reverend Ralph Glendon LeDrew of Rhodes Avenue
United Church in Toronto (originally of Cupids, Newfoundland). She was a loving
member of a closely-knit family of eight ladies from Random Island in Newfoundland
and will be dearly missed by sisters Donne Roberts, Bina Butler and her husband
Bob, and Dulcie Joycey and her husband Gordon. Sisters Hazel Brown, Fran Sawlor,
Vera Gillingham and Mabel Young predeceased Millie. She is fondly remembered
by her sister-in-law Annie LeDrew, her grandchildren and many special nieces
and nephews. She will also be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by Parry.
The special care and warm attention by the staff at Pioneer Care Centre, Winston
Park and Ina Grafton Gage home are greatly appreciated. The service will be
held in the Chapel at the Pine Hills Cemetery Chapel and Reception Centre, 625
Birchmount Road (Birchmount and St. Clair Ave. East) 416-267-8229 on Tuesday,
December 14, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. for family and close friends. Interment Pine
LEDREW, Doreen F. (nee Osbourne) formerly
Regular - Passed gently into the arms of God at the Palliative Care
Unit, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, in the company of her loving family, after
a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, February 14, 1999, Doreen F. LeDrew.
Aged 51 years. Leaving to mourn with cherished memories, her loving husband
Rudell (Rudy); one son Randy Regular (Zonia), Thunder Bay, ON; two daughters:
Tammie Brophy (Rod), BC and Leigh Anne Regular, Calgary; very special granddaughter
Chelsea Regular; mother Hazel Osbourne, White Bay; brother Bern Osbourne (Madeline),
BC; two sisters: Yvonne Lacey (Steve), Paradise and Marcy Rice (Barry), White
Bay; special friend Fred Hiscock; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives
and a large circle of friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail
Road, Mt. Pearl from 2-10 p.m. Monday; 10-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Tuesday;
and 10-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 17,
1999 from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John`s. Cremation to follow.
No flowers by request. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may
be made to the Newfoundland & Labrador Shriners, Orthopedic and Burned Children`s
- Passed away after a long courageous battle at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital,
Cambridge, Ontario on Monday, November 22, 1999 - Ray LeDrew, beloved husband
of Gladys; dear father of: Alma (Bill), Corner Brook, NF, Jean (Eric), Eric
(Evelyn), all of Cambridge; Janet (Bob), Bell Island, NF, Ruth (Raymond), Sadie
(Lloyd) all of Cambridge, Vick (Elizabeth), Brantford and Shawn (Shirley) of
Cambridge. Janet and Alma both of Newfoundland will be in attendance for visitation.
Loving grandfather of twenty-six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Predeceased
by his children: Raymond Jr., Walter, Brenda and Chesley. Friends will be received
at Little`s Funeral Home, 223 Main Street East, Cambridge on Wednesday and Thursday
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at Wesley United Church,
6 Cambridge Street, Cambridge on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in Mount
LOCKYER, Raymond (Ray)
- Of Placentia, formerly of Isle Valen. Died suddenly at the Health Sciences
Centre, St. John`s on May 31, 1999, age 67 years. Predeceased by his parents
Cecil and Lola. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Catherine
(Kate), daughter Christine, sons Wish (Cathy), Eugene (Kathy); special grandchildren:
Erin, Eric, Jonothan, Ashley, Brandon; sisters Julia Leonard, Pearl Noseworthy,
Gertie (Edgar) Adams; brothers: Eric (Linda), Fred (Rita), Heber (Lynda), Norm
(Ernadell), Wallace (Jean), Albert and their families; also a large circle of
relatives and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass
to take place 2 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater, PB.
Interment to follow in Coomb`s Memorial Cemetery, South East Placentia.
LOUGHREY, John D.
- Passed away on December 31, 1998 in Atco, New Jersey, John D. Loughrey, the
husband of Madeline M. Boone, formerly of St. John`s. Besides his wife, he leaves
to mourn three daughters: Katherine Stemp (Roger) of Colorado, Carol Loughrey
and Mary Wenz (Stephen) of New Jersey; one son, John G. Loughrey (Valerie) of
California and seven grandchildren. The funeral Mass was celebrated by Msgr.
W.J. Boone at Assumption Church, Atco, on January 6th, with interment at Gate
of Heaven Cemetery.
- Passed peacefully away at Memorial
West Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday, February 28, 1999. Kenneth
Lynch, age 63 years, formerly of St. John`s. Leaving to mourn his loving wife
Tryphena (nee Abbott); mother, Mrs. Gladys Lynch, Escasoni Complex; three sons:
Kenneth (Barbara), Alberta, Keith (Gertrude), Alberta, Blair (Sherry), Ft. Lauderdale;
daughter Kimberley, Ft. Lauderdale; five grandchildren: Robert, April, Christopher,
Stephen, Curtis; two sisters: Olga Clark, Ft. Lauderdale, Sandra (Wallace) Sullivan,
Pouch Cove; also many other relatives and friends. Memorial Service was held
Tuesday, March 2, 1999 at Hunters Funeral Home, Ft. Lauderdale. Donations in
his memory may be made to the Heart & Lung Foundation or Diabetes Association.
MacDONALD, Margaret Mary (nee Miller)
- Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Health Sciences
Center on Saturday, February 27th, 1999, Margaret Mary MacDonald in her 78th
year of Mount Carmel (formerly of Heatherton, St. George`s Bay); Predeceased
by her grandson, Zachary MacDonald. Left with fond and loving memories are her
husband of 34 years Andrew MacDonald; her son Patrick (Tina), all at Mt. Carmel,
her brother, Patrick Miller (Margaret), her sister, Grace Harris, both of St.
John`s, her sister, Eleanor Miller, Fogo Island, her sister-in-law Bride Miller,
Fogo, brother-in-law Theo Delaney, Bay Bulls. Also her brother-in-law, Con MacDonald
(Mary), and sister-in-law, Mary Davis, (Lester) both in Florida, U.S.A. Numerous
nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting
at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mt. Carmel where the funeral will take place
on Tuesday, March 2nd, 1999 following 11:00 A.M. Mass. Interment will be in
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the
Alzheimer Society of Nfld. & Lab. Inc. Funeral arrangements entrusted to
Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. “May her gentle soul rest in the peace of the
- Age 80, Richmond Hill, Ont., died July 5, 1999 in Stephenville Hospital. Leaving
to mourn a devoted, loving wife, Kit (LeDrew); daughters: Susanne Gallant (Robert)
and Heather; sons: Robert and Danny; grandchildren and great-grandchildren;
two brothers: Ray (Sally), Ralph (Jean). Cremation will take place.
MacINNIS, James Francis (Shamus)
- 1927-1999 of Lewisporte, formerly of Sydney, N.S. Passed peacefully away at
the Central Nfld. Regional Health Centre, March 29, 1999. Predeceased by father
John, mother Annie, sister Mary, brothers John-Joe and Michael. Left with cherished
memories are his loving and devoted wife Elsie; son Sidney John (Ottawa), stepson
Butch Vardy (Wanda); precious grandchildren: Jay and Meredith Vardy (Clarenville);
sisters: Mae Nash, Maggie Eddy, Emily Butler (Sydney), Ethel Doncaster (Cobourg,
Ont.); sister-in-law Gladys MacInnis (Sydney); and a large circle of relatives
and friends. Cremation has already taken place at Sham`s request. His remains
will rest at Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home (Lewisporte) for visitation on Saturday,
April 3 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Private family ceremony to follow. In honor
of his wishes, Sham`s ashes will be returned to Cape Breton. No flowers by request.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of one`s choice.
MacIsaac, Linda Irene
- 54, of Enfield, N.S. passed away quietly July 7, 1999 surrounded by her loving
family. Born on Bell Island, Newfoundland. She was the daughter of the late
Wallace Rose and Carrie (Morgan) Rose. A full time mother and an avid reader,
Linda had many other hobbies including gardening, bowling and her treasured
woodpile. She was always ready for a friendly game of cards. Besides her mother,
Linda is survived by her husband of 35 years, Eugene; daughter Gina (Joey) MacIsaac,
Moncton; son Paul (Amy), Enfield; sisters: Sandra Bragg (Lew), Bell Island,
Newfoundland and Marilyn Greenslade (Wayne), Manuels, Newfoundland; and brother
Wally (Rose), Vancouver, BC. Linda took great pride in her three beautiful grandchildren:
Jake and Zoe MacIsaac and the new addition to Paul and Amy`s family, Keenan
MacIsaac. Linda had a special place in her heart for her nieces LuAnne and Krista
Bragg and nephew Jonathan Bragg. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 9,
Ettingers Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00
a.m. Saturday, July 10, 1999 at Riverview United Church, Elmsdale, N.S. Interment
in Sandy Hill Cemetery, Belnan, N.S. Donations may be made to the Nova Scotia
Hospital Foundation or to the charity of choice.
- The death of Bryan MacLaggan, of Toronto, formerly of St. John`s, Nfld., occurred
at the Toronto General Hospital on May 12, 1999. Born in Fredericton, N.B. Son
of Frederick MacLaggan and the late Thelma (Sutherland) MacLaggan. Predeceased
by his brother Allison. Survived by his wife Donalda (Martin) MacLaggan; one
daughter Lisa MacLaggan; three sons: Allison (Heather), Keith (Susan), James
(Immie); six grandchildren; two brothers and nieces and nephews. Funeral services
will be held at McAdam`s Funeral Home, 160 York Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Visitation on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m. Interment on Saturday, May
15 at 2:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association.
MacNAB, Victor Gordon
- Passed away in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Sunday, October 24, 1999, Victor Gordon
MacNab, in his 70th year. Survived by his wife, Alice, two children, Heather
and Tamara (Alex) and four grandchildren, Jessica, Sarah, Aiden, and Lindsey.
MacNEIL, Gladys (Janes)
- Of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of St. John`s, NF. Passed away April
1, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer, age 73 years. Leaving to mourn
her family in Ft. Lauderdale, husband William MacNeil and devoted daughter Lola
Norsworthy; sons: Joe and Paul Norsworthy and three grandsons in Boston, Mass.
Also left to mourn in St. John`s, sister Bessie and brother-in-law Douglas Sparkes,
nephew David Sparkes, niece Lorraine Holden (Thomas) and family; sisters: Florence
Adams (Les) and Asceneth Butt (Jack). Funeral arrangements in Ft. Lauderdale.
Donations in her memory are being made to the Cancer Society.
MADDEN, Grace Lorraine
- Passed peacefully away at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville, on November 29, 1999,
age 64. Beloved wife of the late Shaun Alphonsus Sr. Dear mother of the Late
Bruce, John (Christine), Catherine (James), Luke (Sharon), Christopher (Lou
Ann), Shaun Jr. (Millie), William (Brenda), Elvira (Thomas), Mary (Ron), Michael
(Cheryl). Loving grandmother of eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Fondly remembered by brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and many friends.
She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
MARINCOWITZ, Janet (nee Thorburn)
- Passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 1999 in Surrey, B.C. Predeceased
by all her Thorburn brothers & sisters. Survived by her daughter Joanne
Thorburn, Toronto; her nine nephews & nieces living in B.C. and the Northwest
Territories. Prayers will be offered on Monday, February 22, 1999 at 8:30 p.m.
from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Delta where a funeral mass will
be held Tuesday, February 23, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. with Mr. Mark Schwab celebrant.
Avalon Surrey 581-4401. “Left up your heart and share with me. God wanted me
now. He set me free.”
MARTIN, Lorraine (Moriarty)
- Passed peacefully away at her home in Virginia Beach, U.S.A. on May 17, 1999,
surrounded by her loving family, Lorraine (Moriarty) Martin, formerly of Hr.
Grace. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Josephine Moriarty. Lorraine leaves
to mourn her devoted husband and best friend Marty. Her loving children, daughter
Natalie Bates (Michael) and son Craig; her grandchildren: Erica, Michael and
Joshua Bates who held a special place in her heart. She will be sadly missed
and remembered by her brother Patrick; her sisters: Mary, Jeanie Butt (Al),
Maureen Kavanagh, Florence Ebsary (Barry), Donna MacEachern (Gerry) and nieces,
nephews and other relatives; special friends: John Walsh, Mary Russell (Jim),
Joan Kribowicz and Betty Hahn; sisters-in-law: Edna Neal (Hartwell), Edith Settles;
brother-in-law James Charles Martin (J.C.) During her illness Lorraine`s courageous
spirit helped sustain her against terrible odds, and her sense of humour which
never left her helped to sustain us. We who have known and loved Lorraine and
those whom she loved feel blessed by having had her in our lives. Cremation
has taken place in Virginia Beach. A Mass in memory of Lorraine`s life will
be held Friday, May 28, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay
MASON, Leonard Harshaw
- Of Barrie, Ontario, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 1999, in his 94th year.
He is the son of the late Leslie Mason and Olive Galbraith. He leaves to mourn
his beloved Ruby, his wife of more than 63 years, and their four children: Carole
Ann, husband Clark Leith, London, Ronald Mason, wife Donna, Richmond Hill, Douglas
Mason, wife Kathryn, St. John`s and Gloria Mason, Toronto. He is survived by
his sister Mildred Brown, Unionville. He was predeceased by a daughter Betty
Jane (1951) and by his brothers: Alfred, Gordon, Harcourt and Stewart; and two
sisters: Mona Burr and Beatrice Taft. Mr. Mason will be missed by his grandchildren:
Jim, Debbi and Jonathan Leith (Jennifer Robinson), David, Jennifer (Dan Blaik)
and Michael Mason, Matthew and Caroline Mason; and by his great-grandson Gabriel
Robinson-Leith. A Service celebrating his life will be held at Westminster Presbyterian
Church, 170 Steel Street, Barrie, on Saturday, October 16 at 11 a.m. There will
be no visitation. A private family committal service will be held on Thursday,
October 14th in Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough. Memorials in his name may
be made to the Westminster Presbyterian Church Building Fund or to the charity
of your choice and will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
- Passed away at the Palliative Care Unit of St. Clare`s Hospital on October
8, 1999, Reginald McCausland in his 62nd year. Left to celebrate his life and
accomplishments are his wife, Jean McCausland of Afterwords Bookstore, Brother
Terry McCausland of Pembroke, Ontario, daughter Catherine and son-in-law David
Benson, grandchildren Sarah and Thomas of Tors Cove; daughter Susan and son-in-law
Robert Menchinton, granddaughter Elizabeth of Brampton, Ontario, son Philip
of Windsor, Ontario; father-in-law Albert Carr of Kitchener, Ontario, sisters-in-law
Dorothy Levesque of Bar Harbour, Maine, and Nancy Byrne of Cavan, Ontario; brothers-in-law
George Carr of Toronto and Richard Carr of Linden, Michigan and a large circle
of relatives, friends, and co-workers. Predeceased by sister, Kathleen Mitchell
and brother, the Reverend Canon John G. McCausland, S.S.J.E. of North Bay, Ontario.
Born in North Bay, Reg worked in various radio stations in Ontario as Assistant
Engineer before spending seven years as Director of Engineering for CJCH in
Halifax. He moved to St. John`s in 1974 and for the past 25 years was Director
of Engineering at VOCM. Well-known and respected in the broadcasting industry
across Canada, Reg served on the engineering committee of the Canadian Association
of Broadcasters for many years. In 1990 he was Engineer of the Year of the Central
Canada Broadcast Engineers. A lifetime interest and dedication to radio led
him to volunteer his services to radio station VOWR and in 1987, he was honoured
with a Life Membership on the VOWR Radio Board. he remained Director of Engineering
at VOCM and a member of the Board of VOWR until his death. Resting at Carnell`s
Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday,
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held on
Monday, October 11, 1999 at 2 p.m. from the Anglican Cathedral. Interment to
follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or
donations in his memory may be made to the VOWR Radio Fund.
- Passed peacefully away at her son-in-law`s residence on Sunday, August 15,
1999 Philomena McCormack, age 78. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Irene
Brown, Great Paradise, Placentia Bay; her daughter Carolanne; two sisters: Kathleen
and Margaret; two brothers: Wallace and Fredrick. Leaving to mourn her husband
John; sons: Harry (Patsy), Barry`s Bay, Ontario, Fred (Jean), Brooks, Alberta,
John (Marilyn), Mt. Pearl, Robert, Barry`s Bay, Ontario; daughters: Mary Ivany
Parsons (Allan), Barachois Brook, NF, Carmel Kelly, Windsor, Ontario, Irene
(John Summers), St. John`s, Joan (Gerard Short), St. John`s, Rose (Myles Hussey),
St. John`s, Jenny (Sid), Pauline (Akio), Furukawa, Japan; special son-in-law
Tom Moran, with whom she resided; and grandchildren: April , Terry and Jackie;
31 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Annie Hobbs, Delores
Brown, Amelda (James Manning), all of Winsor, Ontario; sisters-in-law: Mary
(Frank Furlong), Kathleen McCormack, Joan (Richard Kenny); brother-in-law Ronald
McCormack; special family friend Laura; a large circle of nieces, nephews and
other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Monday, August
16 from 7-10 p.m. and Tuesday, August 17 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass
on Wednesday at Mary Queen of the World Church 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Spina
McCORQUODALE, Dr. Susan
- Passed away suddenly but peacefully on January 23, 1999, at her winter residence
in Vancouver, B.C., aged 65 years. Long-time faculty member at Memorial University
of Newfoundland; prominent participant in Canadian political science and public
administration associations; active member of community, church and charitable
groups and administrative boards. She leaves to mourn cousins Margaret Roy (Doug),
Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Donald McCorquodale (Marj), Florida; several cousins
in England; and a wide circle of friends at the University, in Newfoundland,
and in the political science community across Canada. Funeral services will
be conducted at St. David`s Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth Avenue, 2 p.m. on
Friday, February 5. No flowers, by request. Donations in her memory may be made
to the Children`s Rehabilitation Centre, in care of the Health Care Corporation
of St. John`s. A memorial scholarship fund is to be established at Memorial
University. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton
Avenue, St. John`s.
McCROWE, Dennis Patrick
- Passed peacefully away at his home in the presence of his devoted wife and
loving daughter, Dennis Patrick McCrowe, age 57 years, from Oderin, Placentia
Bay. Sharing Dennis` long, courageous battle with cancer are his wife and caretaker,
Joan O`Mara Redmond, their treasured daughter Denise and special friend Glenn
Hiscock. Also leaving to mourn are stepson Marcellus Redmond and stepdaughter,
Claudia Redmond; brothers: Mike (Elizabeth) and Eugene; sisters: Monica McCrowe
and Bernice Brennan and family; special nephew and godchild, Michael P. McCrowe
(Tammy and Matthew), special nieces: Leighanne, Michelle (Justyn Casey), Nicole
and Charlene; Uncle Ambrose and Aunt Rita McCrowe, Eric and Adelaide Cluney,
Winnie Pynn, Jack O`Mara (Marie), Margaret Maher, Josephine Harmon, William
O`Mara, and a large number of special friends and neighbours. Resting at Caul`s
Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visiting Hours Monday, 7 PM - 10 PM, Tuesday 2
PM - 10 PM. Funeral Mass from St. Kevin`s Church, Goulds, at a day and time
to be announced. Interment at St. Kevin`s Cemetery, Goulds. May he rest in peace.
Daddy, God sent the angels with a set of wings and they picked you for a special
MCGRATH, Hannah (nee O`Rourke)
- June 17, 1926 - May 11, 1999. Died peacefully at the Health Sciences Centre,
Hannah McGrath of Branch, St. Mary`s Bay. Predeceased by husband Joseph McGrath
in 1997. She leaves to mourn sons Jerry (Charlotte Sam), Toronto; Don, Montreal;
daughters Carmelita (Ken Reynolds), St. John`s; Josephine (Steve Janes), St.
John`s; and Tina (Colin Short), Port aux Basques. She will be missed by the
grandchildren she loved: Alex, Chloe, Stephan and Leah. Mourned also by brother
Leo O`Rourke, wife Doreen and family. Remembered by a large extended family
and close friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John`s.
Family visitation from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12; general visitation
from 7:00 - 9:00 Wednesday evening. Visitation at Holy Rosary Church in Branch
on Thursday, May 13 from 10:00 a.m. until funeral mass at 1:00 p.m. As we say
good-bye, we remember her as a nurturing mother, a gentle person and a fine
gardener. She will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace.
McGRATH, Rose (Rosanna) (nee Best)
- Born December 9, 1912, in Admiral`s Cove, Cape Broyle. Passed peacefully away
at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, October 27, 1999. Rose was most
recently a resident of St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Predeceased by her husband
Gerald, 1989. Survived by daughter Elizabeth in Regina; brother Peter Best;
sisters: Mary Aspell (Bob), Margaret Annett (Joe) and Hannah Walsh; also may
nieces, nephews and caring friends. Many thanks and blessings to those who provided
love and care, especially the staff at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, The L.A. Miller
Centre, and Emergency, St. Clare`s Hospital. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home,
LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., Friday 2:00 - 5:00
p.m. and 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, October 30th at 9:30 a.m.
from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, the
L.A. Miller Centre, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital or a charity of ones choice.
McLEOD, Vera Gwendolyn (LeDrew)
- Formerly of St. John`s & Twillingate, Nfld. At Central Park Lodge, Kitchener,
Ont., on February 27, 1999, age 89 years. Wife of the late Norman McLeod of
Kitchener, Ont. & only child of the late Laura (Ashbourne) LeDrew &
the late Dr. Isaac LeDrew of St. John`s & Twillingate, Nfld.
McNAMARA, Thomas F.
- Passed away in Toronto on March 6, 1999, after a lengthy illness, Thomas F.
(Tom) McNamara. Predeceased by parents Frank & Isabel McNamara & nephews
Dale Bachand and Sean Squires. Survived by wife Rosalie, his children Gillian
& Adrian in B.C. Sisters Gene Bachand (Oscar), California & Anne Squires
(Shan), St. John`s. Life long friend Jerry Roche & family, St. John`s. Funeral
MEADUS, Leah Myrtle (nee Hodder)
- Passed away peacefully at the Allen Gray Nursing Home, Edmonton, Alberta on
September 14, 1999, in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Benjamin in
1985 and her son Gerald (Ted) in 1978. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving
memories, daughter Virginia Janes (Simeon) at Wadham, Maine, U.S.A.; son John
at Edmonton, Alberta, with whom she had been residing; fourteen grandchildren;
brother Nelson Hodder (Violet) and sister-in-law Eva Hodder in St. John`s; many
nieces and nephews, and a large circle of relatives and family friends. Following
cremation, a funeral service will be held in the ‘Harmony Funeral Services Chapel`
in Edmonton. And at a date to be announced later, a Memorial Service will be
held in St. Luke`s Anglican Church in Grates Cove, Bay-De-Verde District, her
- Passed away suddenly at his residence
in Hamilton, Ontario on Monday, May 10, 1999 in his 40th year. Predeceased by
his parents James and Theresa Moore and sister Rose. Leaving to mourn one son
Michael, Kelligrews; twin brother Jimmy (Wendy), Hamilton, Ontario; sisters:
Ursula (Tony) Nugent, Kelligrews, Shirley (Roy) Barker, Petawawa, Ontario, Barbara
(Danny) Holmes, Barrie, Ontario; brother-in-law Vince Walsh, Kelligrews; also
numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Cremation followed service in Hamilton,
Ontario on Friday, May 14, 1999. Memorial service at St. Edward`s Church, Kelligrews
on Monday, May 17th at 7 P.M.
MONK, Olive (nee Hall)
- Aged 90 years, died peacefully in her sleep on May 9, 1999 in her home in
Brantford, Ontario. Born in Trinity and raised in St. John`s, Newfoundland,
Olive is predeceased by her husband John Benning and son Ben; and survived by
her daughter Mary Frances Monk; daughter-in-law Vera Monk; and grandchildren
Stuart and Michelle. A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall for
Jehovah`s Witnesses, 11 St. Patrick`s Drive, Brantford on Wednesday, May 12,
1999 at 7:30 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Beckett-Glaves Funeral
Centre, 752-4331. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Missing Children
Society of Canada, Box 27051, 10 Stanley Street, Brantford, Ontario, N3S 7T8
(1-800-665-1672) - a fitting tribute to Olive`s love of children and respect
for the family unit. A Tree will be planted for Olive in the Beckett-Glaves
- Passed peacefully away on Thursday,
September 2nd, 1999 at the Health Sciences Centre, Ronald Monks, aged 86 years.
Predeceased by his wife Elizabeth. Left with fond and loving memories, special
niece and family: Ruth, Frank, Brian (Kelly), Mark (Lisa) and Janice Bugden;
special niece and family: Elaine, Henry, Mark, Lisa and Michael Picco; niece
Betty and Lindbergh Clarke; precious great-great-great nieces: Briana and Caitlin
Bugden; special friend Annie Goodwin; also friends and staff at the Glenbrook
Lodge. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation on Friday
from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon. Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 2 p.m.
from The Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to take place at Memorial Park Cemetery,
Montreal. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Glenbrook
Lodge Nursing Home or a charity of one`s choice.
MOREIRA, Angelina Alison
- Died suddenly at Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, June 3, 1999. Born in
Oporto, Portugal, May 25, 1931. She was the only daughter of Candido and Alison
(Renni) Moreira. She was predeceased by her parents, one brother Arthur R. (Judy)
of Halifax, N.S. Survived by brother David (Joyce) of Oakville, Ontario; as
well as a niece, six nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. Memorial
service will be held in Walton-on-Thames, Monday, June 14, 1999.
- Passed away suddenly on July 22nd,
1999, at the age of 46, while hiking in the French Alps. Member of the Association
of Civil Engineers of Newfoundland, he was a professor at MUN for 15 years.
Pierre was also Honorary Vice Consul of France in this province. An active member
of the Francophone Association and the Francophone school, member of the Red
Cross Society, Amnesty International, and East Coast Trail Association, Pierre
had recently accepted a position as Director of Research at the Laboratoire
Central des Ponts et Chaussťes in Paris. Pierre rests now at the bottom of the
mountains he loved so dearly. He will be missed by his wife, Danielle, and his
three children: Elise, Anne-Laure, and Nicolas as well as by his entire family
in France, his students and colleagues who greatly appreciated him, and by the
many friends he had on both sides of the ocean.
MORRIS, Willis R.
- Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican,
on Monday, January 18, 1999, Willis R. Morris of Lower Island Cove, formerly
of Toronto, ON, age 82 years. Predeceased by 1st wife Lillian. Leaving to mourn,
wife Olive E.; two sons: Wayne (Ruth), Waterloo, ON and David (Ann Marie), West
Bank, BC; four grandchildren: Pamela, Karen, Andrew and Crystal; two sisters:
Mena (Thomas) Spence and Louise (James) Evely, both of Toronto, ON; also a large
number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Bethal United Church, Lower
Island Cove from where a funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January
20 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation to be held at Edward R. Good Funeral Home, Waterloo,
ON, on Friday, January 22 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take
place on Saturday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m. from Edward R. Good Funeral Home
Chapel. Interment in the Park View Cemetery, Waterloo, Ontario. Arrangements
in the care of Noel`s Funeral Home, Carbonear. For any additional information
please call (709)-596-5750.
- 93, longtime resident of 138 Main
St., Glace Bay, NS., died Friday, October 29, 1999, at the Seaview Manor Home
for Special Care where she had resided since 1992. She was a daughter of the
late Absolam and Isabelle (MacLean) Beaton. She was a member of Knox United
Church, Glace Bay. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Anne and Lorne
Butler, Halifax and formerly of St. John`s; three grandchildren: Rob, Toronto,
Keith, St. John`s, Kim Halifax; sister Abby (Beaton) McLellan, Halifax. She
is also survived by a devoted nephew Bobby (Phyllis) MacPherson, Dominion and
a nephew Jimmy, Glace Bay; nieces: Betty (John) Anderson, Halifax, Joan (Terry)
Steeves, Florida and Margie (Donald) Ferguson, Ottawa. Pearl was predeceased
by her husband Harold; one sister Nan (Beaton) MacPherson; and brothers: Jim,
Ernie, Freeman and Clarence. Visitation in Curry Funeral Home Ltd., 775 Main
St,. Glace Bay, Sunday 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral
home chapel (this morning) Monday with the Rev. David MacLean officiating. Burial
will be in Hardwood Hill Cemetery, Sydney, NS.
MULHOLLAND, Bridgette Anne (Edwards)
- At St. Michael`s Hospital on Thursday, January 21, 1999, surrounded by her
loving family, we are sad to express the passing, with the spirit and courage
with which she lived, our beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend
to many. Bridgette Mulholland in her 37th year. Beloved wife of David Mulholland.
Devoted and loving mother of Samantha and Tiffany. Treasured daughter of Isadore
and Celestina Edwards. Cherished sister of Joan, Ray, Pius, Pat, Rita, Liz,
and their families. Dearly loved daughter-in-law of John and Marian Mulholland.
Forever deep in the hearts of all that knew her. The family will receive friends
at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (Pickering Village)
905-428-8488 from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral
service to be held at the Dunbarton-Fairport United Church, 1066 Dunbarton Road,
Pickering 905-839-7271, on Monday, January 25, 1999 at 1 p.m. A reception to
follow service. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers, please contact
the funeral home for the charities requested by the family.
- Age 4 years. Died tragically in
a freak accident April 18/99 in Bowden, Alberta. Memorial Service to be held
at St. Phillips Anglican Church, Sunday, May 16, 11:00 a.m. Rev. Frank King
Minister. Calum Murphy, great-grandson of Cavell Murphy, St. Phillips (Chris
Murphy, Bellevue). Only son of Chris Murphy Jr. and Lorianne; sisters: Melissa,
6, Christine, 8; grandparents Chris and Patsy Murphy; uncles: Jim and Jason,
formerly of Paradise, NF, residing in Calgary, Alberta (14 years). Loved dearly.
Never to be forgotten. Aunts, uncles, cousins here in NF. Special thanks to
Rev. Frank King for your support and understanding.
MURPHY, Mary Elizabeth (Davis)
- Passed away on October 23, 1999 in Penticton, B.C. at the Moog & Friends
Hospice House. Mary is survived by her loving husband Charles of 59 years; sons
Jim (Lorraine) of Langley; Michael of Asia; Brian (Koreen) of Summerland; Angus
(Dianne) of Abbotsford; Major Noel (Susan) of Colorado Springs, U.S.A. and Tony
of Abbotsford; daughters Rosemary Edgell (Ed Konkin) of Trail; Catherine (Lynn)
Waugh of Osoyoos; Joanne (Tony) Thistle of Wayneright, Alberta; sixteen grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren. Mary was predeceased by brothers Harold and Frank
Davis of St. John`s and grandson Stephen Charles Murphy. Mass of Christian Burial
will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann`s Catholic
Church, 1296 Main Street, Penticton. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery to follow.
Father Wayne Pfliger Officiating. Prayers will be held on Monday, October 25,
1999 at 7:00 p.m. at the Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Moog &
Friends Hospice House, 1701 Government Street, Penicton, B.C. V2A 8J7, would
be appreciated. Arrangements in care of EVERDEN RUST FUNERAL SERVICES, 250-493-4112.
- Passed peacefully away at Powers Nursing Home, Holyrood on October 3, 1999,
age 82 years, of Bell Island. Leaving to mourn nieces, nephews and other relatives
and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home, with Funeral Mass on Tuesday
at 11 a.m. in St. Michael`s Church, Bell Island. Interment Roman Catholic Cemetery,
Bell Island. NIXON, Charles Edward- Died suddenly on Sunday, October 3, 1999
at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, Charles Edward Nixon, aged 86 years. Predeceased
by his wife Viola May Nixon; sons: Lanney, Raymond, William, Wayne and Chesley;
daughter Viola O`Neill. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his two sons:
Ralph (Marilyn and family) and Philip (Nancy and family); one daughter Heather
Skeard (David and family); brother John (Alice and family), New Brunswick; daughters-in-law:
Queenie Nixon and Ann Nixon; sisters-in-law: Shirley (Tim and family), Joan
(and family), Betty (Bob and family), Phyllis (and family), Helen (and family);
10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; special friends Muriel Barron and Wilson
(Flash) Grimes (Agnes and family); also many close friends and other relatives.
Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 1999
from Barrett`s Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
MURPHY, Patrick James
-Passed away at his home in Cambridge, Ontario, Patrick Murphy, age 72, formerly
of Bell Island, NF. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Mercer) in 1982, his daughters
Margaret and Edwardine and brother John. Leaving to mourn his four daughters:
Mary (Mike) of Bell Island, Ann Marie (John), Kitchener, Ont., Carmel (Morris),
Cambridge, Ont., and Jacki (Selwyn), Cambridge, Ont.; five much loved grandchildren;
brothers: Dennis, New Market, Mike, Cambridge, Edward (Pepper), Bell Island
and special only sister Rita Callahan, St. John`s, many nieces, nephews and
friends, special friends Harry and Rose Molloy. Service will take place at St.
Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church, Cambridge, Ontario. Interment at Mount View
Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart,
Stoke or Kidney Foundation.
MURPHY, P. Myles
- Passed away on January 1, 1999, P. Myles Murphy, age 59 years, of Crown Point,
Indiana, USA, formerly of Bell Island and St. John`s, NF. Predeceased by father
Michael Murphy of Bell Island, Nf. Leaving to mourn his wife Rita (Moore) Murphy;
two sons: Peter M. and Dan (Karen); two grandchildren Peter M. III and Kathleen
of Crown Point, Indiana, USA. Also leaving to mourn his mother Ellen Murphy;
brothers: Mike (Agnes), Dennis (Huguette), Pat (Eileen), Leonard (Lisa), and
sister Sandra Lahey, all of Ontario, sister Margaret (Robert) McDonald of Nova
Scotia, Canada; sisters-in-law: Hilda (George) Hussey, Margaret Babstock, Susan
Davis and Marion Moore, all of St. John`s, NF, Dorothy Specht of Minnesota,
Gertrude Baird, Toronto and brother-in-law Robert (Margaret) Cox of Ontario,
also leaving a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends both in Canada and
the USA. Resting at Hirsch`s West End Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, Illinois.
Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, January 5, 1999 at St. James Parish followed
by interment at St. James Cemetery, Sauk Village, Illinois. Donations in the
memory of Myles may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
MURRAY, Bernard (Bernie) Patrick
- Age 59, of 35 Birch Hill Drive, Stellarton, died Monday, January 18th, 1999
in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, he
was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Bruce) Murray. He had been a resident
of Stellarton for the past twenty-three years, prior to which he had resided
in Dartmouth for three years. He had worked for The Royal Bank at various branches
throughout Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Prior to his illness in 1990 he had
been Manager of The Royal Bank in Stellarton for fifteen years. He was a member
of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the Stellar
Curling Club where he had held the position of President for four terms. A member
and past president of the Stellarton Lions Club, member of the U.C.T., an associate
member of the R.C.A., Northhumberland Wing #110 and an associate member of the
Stellarton Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, the former Stella Kelly;
daughters: Sherry Murray and husband Chris Dunn, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Susan
Murray and husband Brent Fraser, Hamilton, Bermuda, Kelly Murray, Stellarton;
sisters: Jose, Madelyn, Margaret, Placentia, Newfoundland; brothers: Maurice,
Placentia and Tom, Ottawa. Besides his parents he was predeceased by sisters
Beth, Ann and brothers Dan and Edward. Cremation has taken place. Anyone wishing
to offer condolences may do so at the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home on Thursday
from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday
from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church with Father Sydney Mifflen and
Father Charlie Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bernie`s memory to the Canadian Cancer
Society or to Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.
MYLER, Christopher Joseph
- Dearest son, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 17, 1999 in Vancouver,
British Columbia, formerly of Bell Island, NF, age 40 years. Predeceased by
father Thomas, 1994. Leaving to mourn daughter: Amanda Lee Myler, Alberta; loving
and devoted mother: Ada; 5 brothers: Michael (Joanne), Thomas (Linda) of Brampton,
Ontario; Danny (Marion), Mount Pearl, NF; Edward (Tracey) of C.B.S., NF; James
(Doloris), Petawawa, Ontario; also left to cherish his memory 2 sisters: Angela,
Saint John, NB; Lynn of C.B.S., NF; also many nieces and nephews: Andrea, Kelsey,
Deidra, Casey (great niece), Mark, Adam, Justin, Ryan and Brady (great nephew);
very special friend Sonya of Vancouver, British Columbia, along with many other
relatives and friends in British Columbia, Alberta and St. John`s, NF. Resting
at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday, December 21st from 7-10
p.m. and Wednesday, December 22nd from 10 a.m. to noon. Funeral Service on Wednesday
from Caul`s Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery,
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