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Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth
Names S - Z
SACCO (NEWMAN), Julianne
- Passed peacefully away at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in St. Catharines, Ontario
on November 18, 1999 after a courageous battle with Scleraderma. Predeceased
by her husband James. She will be sadly missed by her two daughters: Marsha
(Charlie) Decker, Sharon (Ben) Custers; grandchildren: Stephanie, Ryan, Cindy,
Ben and her many friends that she met on her visits to Newfoundland. Funeral
Services Monday at George Darte Funeral Home, Carleton Street, St. Catharines,
Ontario. Flowers accepted or donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses.
SAMSON, William V. (Bill)
- Passed peacefully away at the Grace Hospital, after a short illness, on Wednesday,
January 6, 1999, William V. (Bill) Samson. He was predeceased by his wife Violet
in 1992. Bill spent the first half of his life on Flat Island, Bonavista Bay,
where he owned various businesses along with his cousin Lloyd Samson. In 1956
he moved to Mount Pearl where he opened Samson`s Food Market, which he operated
until the late 60`s when it was sold to Dominion Stores. During his long retirement,
he did many special carpentry projects for his family and friends. He will be
greatly missed and lovingly remembered by daughters: Christine, Vancouver and
Carol, Mount Pearl; granddaughters: Stephanie (Steve) Collins and Sara Rodgers;
great-grandchildren: Julia and Mark Collins; sisters: Grace (Ralph) LeDrew,
Kelligrews and Doris Campbell, Ontario. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081
Topsail Road with visitation Thursday and Friday, January 7th and 8th from 2-4
p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and on Saturday, January 9th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral
Service will take place Saturday, January 9th at 2 p.m. from the Church of the
Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl. Interment will follow at St. Peter`s
Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory
may be made to the Church of the Ascension Organ Fund or charity of one`s choice.
SCAMMELL, Edgar R. (WWII Veteran)
- Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, September
4, 1999, Edgar R. Scammell aged 85 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of
54 years Ivy (nee Coffin); beloved sons: Robert (Judy), David (Shelley), Brian
(Wendy); cherished grandchildren: John, Vanessa, Lauren, Alana, Katelyn, Adam,
Andrew; also leaving to mourn brother: Raymond (Nellie) of Change Island; sister:
Mildred Sheppard of Harbour Grace; nephews: Allan Scammell (Joy) and Derek Scammell
(Joyce) of Embree; other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral
Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Sunday from 7-9, Monday 2-4 and 7-9, Tuesday 10-12
noon. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, September 7, 1999 at 2 p.m.
from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican
Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made
to The Parkinson`s Foundation.
SEWARD, Clarence Howard
- WWII Veteran, and retired Canada Post employee in Corner Brook. Passed peacefully
away at his residence in Mount Pearl on Thursday, November 25, 1999, Clarence
Howard Seward. Aged 78 years. Born in New Perlican, Trinity Bay on January 2,
1921. Son of the late James and Emma Seward. Predeceased by his first wife Clara
(Hiscock) and their infant son Wayne. Leaving with loving memories, his wife
Hazel; also his beloved family of two daughters: Princealine (Bruce Moores)
and Gail (Stanley Wynne); one son Calvin (Paula); four grandchildren: David
Seward (fiancee Krista), Denise (Todd Kelly), Stephen and Allison Purdy; one
great-grandson Brady Delong-Seward; step-daughter Linda (Joe English); step-son
William Penney (Marlene); two step-grandchildren: Terilynn Anderson and Mark
Penney; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Resting at Fillatre`s Funeral Home, Corner Brook from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service to be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 29,
1999 from the First United Church, Corner Brook. Interment to follow at Mt.
Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. As expressions of sympathy donations may be
made to the Janeway Children`s Hospital. Arrangements in St. John`s entrusted
to Barrett`s Funeral Home. ≥He lives with us in memory and will forever more≤
SHEARMAN, Colin Albert
- Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto,
ON, on Sunday, April 4, 1999. Aged 37 years. Leaving to mourn wife Donna; son
Aaron; mother Mary (nee Carr); sister Janet (Lavery) and brother Keith. Also
leaving to mourn two aunts: Irene and Ethel; brother-in-law David Lavery; niece
Amanda and nephew Brant; numerous relatives in United Kingdom and many friends
in St. John`s and Mississauga. Cremation has taken place with a private service
to be held in St. John`s at a later date.
- At the age of 55 years, passed
away after having fought a very courageous battle with Cancer. Betty leaves
in loving memory her husband Tom; daughters: Donna and Kim; sons: Tom Jr. and
Byron; six grandchildren; a foster daughter Zina; mother Olga Payne; four sisters;
four brothers; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Her family and close
friends will sadly miss her. Betty, formerly of Rocky Harbour, Nfld., moved
to Fort McMurray, Alta., January of 1978 with her husband, Tom and four children.
She enjoyed living in Fort McMurray and was an avid member of the business community
in many areas. Viewing and visitations will be held on Wednesday, January 27,
from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. in All Saints Anglican Church, 9902 Manning Avenue. Funeral
services will be held on Thursday, January 28, at 1 p.m. at the All Saints Anglican
Church, followed by a light luncheon downstairs to celebrate the happy thoughts
and memories that comprised her endearment to all of us. The family would like
to thank Dr. Boyce, Home Care Dept., innumerable friends and family for Betty`s
ongoing treatment and care, and for your overwhelming outpouring of kindness,
generosity and sympathy during her long illness. Betty touched the hearts of
many people and she was an inspiration to everyone who knew her. In lieu of
flowers, donations can be made to Northern Lights Regional Health Services/Home
Care Dept. Care and arrangements entrusted to Robert Anderson Funeral Services,
Fort McMurray, 1-780-790-1220.
- Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on March 31st, 1999 in her 60th
year, Bernice Sheedy of Niagara Falls, Ontario, formerly of St. John`s. Predeceased
by her parents Ronald and Ellen Whitten. Beloved mother of Jane Sheedy and her
husband Mark Gilmore, Niagara Falls, Brian Sheedy and his wife Dana, Calgary,
Alberta and Paul Sheedy of Tillsonburg, Ontario. Loving grandmother of Kristen
and Ryan Gilmore and Tyler Sheedy. Dear sister of Barbara Ennis (Charles) of
Baie Verte, Nfld. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 6, 1999 at Niagara
SLABINSKI (Byrne), Sheila
- It is with sadness that the family of the late Sheila Slabinski of Penn. announce
her passing on July 24, 1999. She was the wife of the late Vincent Slabinski.
Sheila was predeceased by her mother and father, James and Ida Byrne, and sisters
Helen Rumsey and Dolly Batten of St. John`s. A lifetime of memories will be
shared by her children: Vincent Jr., Patricia Finley and James; also 6 grandchildren
and 2 great-grandchildren in Penn., her sister Eva Kenny (St. John`s), her brother
Bill (Ohio), James (Toronto), Jack, Herb, Frank and Kevin (St. John`s) and numerous
nephews and nieces in US and Canada. Funeral Mass was held at St. Casimers Church
with interment at parish cemetery in Penn. on Tuesday, July 27. May her soul
rest with God
SMITH, Irene Mary
- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, January
6th, 1999, Irene Mary Smith, Kennedy`s Riverside Manor, Holyrood, formerly of
Avondale and Argentia. Predeceased by her brother James. Leaving to mourn two
brothers: Joe (Violet), Avondale, Tom, Holyrood; two sisters: Ellen Brown (John),
Avondale, Genevieve Keating (Dominic), St. John`s; one sister-in-law Ellen Smith,
Avondale; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral to take place on Friday,
January 8th at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment at the R.C.
- Passed peacefully away, after a
courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, June 23, 1999 at Milton District
Hospital in Milton, Ontario, age 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious
memories, son Kirk Smith, Milton, Ontario; three daughters: Karen Glass (Dennis),
Acton, Ontario, Cheryl Somerton (Grant), Portugal Cove, Nfld., Linda Hulan (Sean),
Kingston, Ontario; two brothers: Arthur Smith (Mandy), Brampton, Ontario, Donald
Smith (Joyce), King Kirkland, Ontario; seven grandchildren: Elizabeth, Ashley,
Justin, Kevin, Rhonda, Melissa and Vanessa; also many other relatives and special
friends. Funeral Service was held on Saturday, June 26/99 in Milton, Ontario.
- Died suddenly at Toronto on July 30th, aged 74. Predeceased by parents, Jacob
and Violet and sister Lettie of St. John`s and Grates Cove. Left with fond memories,
wife Edna; son Allan (Sandy); grandchildren: Jason and Robert; brothers: Lester,
Frank, Reginald, Earl, Eric, Allan; sisters: Effie Mae, Olive, Ivy.
- Passed away at the Cambridge Memorial
Hospital on Wednesday, February 24, 1999. Sidney Snow of Cambridge, in his 58th
year. Beloved husband of Sandy. Dear father of Michael (Mary) of Ayr, Cindy
Stephens (Richard) of Waterloo, Nanette Webb, Stephanie Webb and Melvin Webb,
all of Cambridge. Dear brother of Gerald of Sudbury, Edward of Branchton, Mary
Atkins of Frankford, Margaret Boland of Scotland, Theresa Hynes of Ayr, Gertrude
George of Bell Island, Nfld., Barbara Barrett of Plattsville and Deborah Noseworthy
of Cambridge; also survived by 6 grandchildren. Mr. Snow was a former employee
of Bundy Tubing. Resting at Coutts & Son Funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St.,
Cambridge. The family will receive friends on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. A parish prayer will be recited at the funeral home on Friday at 8:00
p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gregory`s R.C. Church, Cambridge on Saturday,
February 27, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount View Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SNOW, Yvonne Susan (nee Brennan)
- Loving wife of Ronald Snow, of Calgary, Alberta. Passed away July 29, 1999
at her residence at the age of 36 years. Left to mourn besides her loving husband
Ronald, her son Ronald Gerald Snow; daughter Angel Snow, both of Calgary; also
survived by her parents Gerald and Loretta Brennan of Didsbury, Alberta; grandmother
Margaret Groves; mother-in-law Ann Mary Snow of Newfoundland; many relatives
and friends in Newfoundland and Alberta. Memorial Mass to be held at Mary Queen
of Peace, Torbay Road on September 18, 1999 at 9:30 a.m.
SPARKES, Edgar (Ed) Frank
- It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edgar (Ed) Sparkes, (formerly
of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay) announce his sudden passing on Friday, October
15th in his 69th year. As a graduate of Memorial University, Mount Allison University,
(New Brunswick) and the University of Colorado (U.S.A.), he spent 37 years teaching
in various Newfoundland outport communities, Mount Allison University, the University
of Colorado and the Cabot Institute, from which he retired in 1988. Predeceased
by his mother Matilda (1940); his sister Shirley (1992); and his father Hedley
(1993). He leaves to mourn his best friend of 27 years with whom he resided,
Walter (Wally) Butt; his sister Josephine Pike (Fred); his aunts Josephine Sparkes
and Madge Sweetapple of Glovertown and Elizabeth Whelan of St. John`s; his step-brother
Ralph Matthews in Brampton, Ontario; his nieces and nephews Rosalind Crocker
in St. John`s, Carol Crocker (Brian) in Ottawa, Robert Crocker (Shirley) in
St. John`s, Alice Hollohan (John) in Gander, Keith Crocker (Holly) in Paradise
and Jocelyn, David, Stephanie and Andrew Rose; also a large circle of relatives
and friends. At his request a cremation has taken place and his cremains will
be resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Monday, October 18th, visitation from 10
a.m. - 10 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 19th from
Caul`s Funeral Chapel 10 a.m. Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations
in lieu of flowers may be made to a Mount Allison Scholarship Fund in his memory.
On our horizon you will always be the star.
SPILDE, Joan Victoria (Foran)
- Passed peacefully away in Seattle, Wash., February 3, 1999, (daughter of the
late Thomas and Mary Ann Foran). Predeceased by her husband Franklin E. in 1988.
Leaving to mourn two daughters: M. Gena (Mrs. Boyd K. Smith), Federal Way, and
Anne M. (Mrs. John R. TerHaar), Seattle. Two grandchildren: Sean Smith and Michelle
Theiss; four great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn sister, Mary (Mrs. Richard
Murphy), St. John`s; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service to take place
Saturday, February 6th in Seattle. May she rest in peace.
SQUIRES, Ernest F.
- Died suddenly on Friday, July 2, 1999, Ernest F. Squires in Hamilton, Ont.,
formerly of St. Philip`s, age 52 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Anne; three
sons, Paul, Stephen and Keith and their families; two sisters Louise Sharpe
(Robert), Irene Halliday (Steve); four brothers, Levi (Joan), Ralph (Mary),
Len and Cyril (Karen); also other relatives and friends. Funeral notice later.
STACEY, Anne (Lovell) 1899
- 1999- Passed peacefully away in Oshawa, age 99 yrs. 11 months. Predeceased
by husband James, who was killed in a clay pit accident at Point Crewe, two
sons Jim, Clyde, one daughter Charlotte. Thankful for her long life four sons:
Pat, Ernest, Stanley, Oshawa, Cecil, Vancouver, B.C. Daughters: Claire, Oshawa,
Susan, Fairfield, California, Dorothy Smith, Bay Bulls, Vi Roach, Gander. One
brother Jacob Lovell, Fortune, grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral in Oshawa. Sleep well Beautiful Mother , you are so precious.
STARN, Jean (Williams)
- Age 65. Passed away at her home on May 13, 1999. Mrs Starn is survived by
her husband Arnold; son David Starn; daughter and son-in-law Debbie DeBacker
and Rene; grandchildren: Danielle, Denise and Dayna; nephews: Roderick, Earl
and Wayne and their families. Graveside services will be held 11:30 a.m., Tuesday,
May 18, 1999 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Arrangements are with Sunset
Northwest Funeral Home, 6321 Bandera Road, San Antonio, Texas 78238 (210) 521-2111.
STEAD, Berdena (nee Reader)
- Passed away suddenly on April 21, 1999, at her home in Chatham, Ontario, Berdena
Stead, aged 73 years. Predeceased by her husband Tilson in 1985. Leaving to
mourn two daughters: Wendy Baker (William) of Campbellford, Ontario, and Cheryl
Jordan (Donald) of Woodstock, Ontario; four grandchildren: Heather, Earl, and
Karen Baker and Patricia Jordan; a special niece, Carol Reader (husband Laszlo
Bano), of Toronto; and nephew, Ronald Reader, of Chatham. Also leaving to mourn
two sisters: Elva Cave Greening of Musgravetown, Nfld., and Faith House (Robert)
of Bloomfield, Nfld.; two brothers: William Reader (Mildred) of Bloomfield,
Nfld., and Boyd Reader (Lana) of Chatham, Ontario. Also three sisters-in-law:
Jessie Reader, Verley Matthews and Marie Stead, as well as many nieces, nephews
and friends. Funeral took place in Chatham on Saturday, April 24, 1999, and
she is laid to rest there beside her husband.
STEPHENS, Lillian M.
- of Clarkston MI, January 26, 1999, age 83. Preceded in death by her husband
Robert. Mother of Bea (Cliff) Johnson of Washington; grandma of Laura (Mike)
Defrino, Jon (Carrie) Lytle, Mark (Diane) Lytle and Dean (Donna) Lytle; also
survived by many great-granddaughters; sister of Ann Brown of Clarkston, MI;
niece of Mildred Specia of Pontiac, MI. Lillian was a member of First United
Methodist Church, Pontiac. Funeral service Friday, January 29, 1999, 10 a.m.
at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston, MI. Interment Ottawa
STEVENSON, Ella Mae
- On November 21, 1999, Ella Mae Stevenson (nee Hollett) of St. John`s and formerly
of Jerseyside, Placentia Bay and Burin, passed away at the age of 82 in Toronto.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Eloise (Livingston) and Donna; son John (Janet);
sister Carrie Dancey; grandchildren: Donna Jean, Dorothy, Eric, Jim, Scott,
Jay and Adam. Her husband Harold, daughter Audrey and grandson Sean predecease
her. If so desired, donations can be made to the Alzheimer`s Society of Canada
or charity of your choice.
STOCKWOOD, Annie Mildred (Morris)
- Passed away peacefully at the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg on the morning
of August 11, 1999. Annie was born in Lower Island Cove, Nfld. on February 24,
1920, where she spent her childhood. As a teen she moved to Montreal where she
married George and raised their family. They retired in St. John`s and Ottawa.
Annie was predeceased in 1995 by her husband Allan George. She is survived by
son Robert (Kathy) Stockwood of Winnipeg; daughter Judy (Norman) Robertson of
Winnipeg and son Ronald (Ann) Stockwood of Ottawa; sisters: Carrie Tait of Antigonish,
Minnie Clarke of St. John`s, Marjorie MacDonald of Guelph and brother Harold
Morris of Calgary. Nannie is lovingly remembered by her grandchildren: Stephen,
Jessica, and Laura, and her many nieces and nephews. Annie enjoyed family life
and relatives, and they were always welcome in her home. Many happy hours were
spent at the cottage in Rawdon, Quebec and in Lower Island Cove where she enjoyed
her passion for cards, conversation, and the company of family. Her greatest
pride was her home and her ability to warmly welcome her guests. Annie`s quiet
generosity was warmly recognized by many churches and charities throughout her
life. In her latter years, her grandchildren brought her great joy and happiness.
Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation will be on
Sunday, August 15, 1999 from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Funeral service
to take place on Monday, August 16, 1999 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial
Chapel. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. If friends so desire,
a contribution in Annie`s memory may be directed to the charity of your choice.
STOKES, Johnathon Matthew, Coburug,
Ontario, 31 years - Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with
cancer at the Qiunte Health Centre in Trenton, Ont. on Friday, September 10.
Johnathon, beloved husband of Nellie (Sebastaio), loving father of Christian
Johnathon. Son of Walter Joseph Stokes, of Logy Bay, and Minnie Grace (Matthews)
Stokes of St. John`s, dear brother to Blair (Maria) Stokes of Cambellford, Ont.
and sister Sonya Stokes Benardo of Colborug, Ont. Grandson of the late John
and Minnie Stokes, Logy Bay and the late Eric and Violet Matthews, St. John`s.
He will be sadly missed by a number of relatives and friends both in Ontario
and Newfoundland. Mass and burial to be held Monday, September 13th 1:30 p.m.,
St. Michaels, Cobourg, Ont.
- Peacefully, on Saturday, September
18, 1999, Walter Stokes passed away at Oakview Place, at the age of 87. Left
to mourn is wife Joanna, son Leonard and wife Theresa, grandchildren Gail and
husband Jorge, Richard, and Karen, great-grandchildren Jorey, Kristopher, Nicholas,
and Hayden, and sister Eliza. Walter was born in Cape Freels, Bonavista Bay,
Newfoundland and lived most of his life there and then in St. John`s, Newfoundland
moving to Winnipeg in 1990. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September
21, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue with
Rev. Debra Schweyer officiating, with a visitation an hour prior to service.
Interment will follow in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. A gathering of family
and friends will follow in the Chapel Lawn Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Winnipeg, 120 Donald Street,
Wpg, MB R3C 4G2. The family wish to thank the staff of Oakview Place who looked
after Dad. God saw you getting weary, and a cure was not to be. He knew that
you were suffering, so He wrapped you in His loving arms, and He closed your
weary eyes. He did what He thought was best, He came and stood beside you, and
whispered ≥Come and rest, peace be thine.≤
STONE, Mabel Harriet (nee Reid)
- Peacefully in Ottawa on Friday, October 8, 1999 in her 100th year. Predeceased
in 1957 by her husband Malcolm. Greatly loved mother of Janet MacAdam, Ottawa;
grandmother of Jay Terris and Jill Terris Emond, Ottawa and Nancy Terris, Vancouver;
great-grandmother of Nicholas Emond, Ottawa. Graveside burial service Wednesday,
October 20th, 10 am at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Funeral arrangements
with the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, Ottawa (613)-233-1143.
STONEMAN, John Alexander
- Peacefully on Friday, May 28, 1999, at the Ottawa General Hospital, in his
90th year. Formerly of Mortlach, Sask., and St. John`s, Nfld. Loving husband
of the late Margaret (Scottie) Stoneman. Dearly loved father of Barbara Wilson
(Ernest) of Sydney, N.S., and John Stoneman (Mari) of Markham, Ontario. Fondly
remembered by Ruth Cassidy of Ottawa, Joy (Bill) Weston of Port Dover, Ontario,
Doug (Joan) Stoneman of Victoria, B.C., Charlotte (Geoff) Hargreaves of Edinburgh,
Scotland, Pat Stoneman of Winnipeg, Man., his 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly
appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fairview Funeral Home, Ottawa,
STRATTON, Flora Violet
- At Fairhaven, Peterborough on Thursday, January 21, 1999. Flora Stratton (Brown)
in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Absalom Stratton and the late Darius
Cross. Loving mother of Cyril Cross and his wife Louise of Nova Scotia; Myrtle
and her husband, the late Absalom Starkes, of Peterborough; Frank Stratton and
his wife Nancy of North Bay, and Nellie and her husband Tom Miller of Newfoundland.
Predeceased by her son Edgar Cross. Mother-in-law of Emma Cross of Newfoundland.
Sister and best friend of Neta Brown. Predeceased by her brothers Percy, Hedley,
Hubert, Will and Llewellyn. Proud grandmother of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren
and great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Nisbett
Funeral Home & Chapel, 600 Monaghan Rd., S. Peterborough on Monday from
9-11 a.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 25, 1999 at 11:00
a.m. Donations to the Fairhaven Building Foundation would be appreciated by
STRATTON, Wallace (Wal) Clarence
- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 6, 1999,
Wallace Stratton of St. John`s (formerly of Greenspond), age 89. Predeceased
by his dear wife Mildred in 1992. Left with great memories of this gentle man,
who was loved by all he touched, are his son Edwin (Judy), daughter Janet (Dave)
Fost (Keswick, Ontario); five devoted grandchildren: Neal, Shawn and Darryl
Stratton, Krista and Sherri Fost. Also left to mourn are his brothers-in-law:
Fraser (Jean), Gladstone (Martha), Edwin (Sophie), Jack (Melinda) and Gordon
(Frances) Winsor and sisters-in-law: Neta Winsor and Stella Winsor; many nieces
and nephews, as well as a large circle of friends, in particular his life long
friends from Three Island Pond. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater
Road. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 a.m.
- 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service to take place from Topsail United Church on
Friday, December 10, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the United
Church Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be
made to the General Hospital Health Foundation (Dialysis Unit).
- Died, after a short illness, at L.H.S.C., Victoria Campus, London on February
6, 1999 RHODRI STRINGER, age 50 of Sarnia. Beloved husband of Audrey (Hiscock)
Stringer. Dear father of Lexine Kelch, husband Tim, Sarnia and Gavin, wife June,
Windsor; Grandfather of Lyndsay Stringer, Tristan and McKinley Kelch; Son of
Levi and Alma Stringer; Brother of Oswald, wife Angela and Wesley, wife Evelyn;
Son-in-law of Charles and Irene Hiscock, all of Newfoundland. Also surviving
are several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son Steven Tate and granddaughter
Tate Aleasha. Rhod was a process operator at Montell Canada, Corunna. Visitation
at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service at Grace United Church, Indian Rd. at Cathcart
Blvd., Sarnia 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. As an expression
of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Critical Care Trauma
Centre, L.H.S.C., Victoria Hospital, 375 South St., London, N6A 4G5 or the V.O.N.
Volunteer Services, 1086 Modeland Rd., Bldg. 1040, P.O. Box 2440, Sarnia, N7T
SUMMERS, CHARLES L.K.
- Former Nfld. Ranger #6, on Oct. 31st. in his ninetieth year in St. Catharine`s,
Ont. Predeceased by his wife Isobel (Smith) and 2nd. wife Mary (Riley). Leaving
daughters, Joan Allan and Patricia Makinson in St. Catharine`s, Kathy Pickens
in Victoria, B.C. also eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters
Mary (Mews), Margaret and brother, Dr. William in St. John`s and sister Ruth
(McGrath) in Ottawa. Resting at George Darte Funeral Home, St. Catharine`s.
Funeral Service at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Thurs., Nov. 4th.
at 11:00 a.m..
SYMONDS, Wilfred J.
- Passed away after a short illness at Newport Ritsey, Florida, Wilfred J. Symonds
in his 100th year, Veteran of WWI, Reg. No. 4011. Predeceased by wife Florence
in 1997. Leaving to mourn sister Christine (Mrs. George Noel) in Vancouver;
brothers: Harry and Arthur in St. John`s; son-in-law Roy Plume in Florida, with
whom he resided; and many nieces and nephews. Interment to take place in Fort
- Peacefully at his residence in
Ontario on Friday, December 10, 1999, Alan Taylor in his 85th year. Beloved
husband of the Late Edna Barratt and devoted father of Stella (Green) and her
husband Jack (Gibson), formerly of St. John`s. Dear and knowledgeable grandfather
of Jason, Zoe, and Shasta. Sadly missed by brother Victor ≥Vic≤ and his wife
Maud and nephew Cliff Birks and his wife Ruth. Long time neighbour and friend
of Stan ≥the man≤ Bridgeman. Life celebration 10 a.m. December 16 at Ancaster
Senior Achievement Centre. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
would be appreciated by the family. ≥Upwards and onwards.≤ Those requiring further
information call Mavis, 579-5246.
- (Longtime Member of All Saints
Anglican Church and Longtime Member of the Loyal Orange Lodge). Suddenly and
peacefully with her family by her side at the Greater Niagara General Hospital
on Friday, April 16, 1999. Eslie Taylor (Nee Winters) of Niagara Falls in her
85th year. Born in Bonavista Bay, NFLD September 15, 1914. Eslie moved to Ontario
with her family in 1954. She is the beloved wife of the late George Taylor (December
1991). Loving mother of Fred Taylor & his wife Mary of Niagara Falls; Calvin
Taylor & his wife Willie of Ancaster; Chesley Taylor & Delphine Bishop
of Wakefield Que.; Graham Taylor & his wife Cathy of Ottawa; Frank Taylor;
Clara & her husband Sterling Tooke and Dorothy Comfort & Bob Wilson
all of Niagara Falls; Audrey & her husband Joe Fierek of Fonthill and Eileen
Sammon & Louis Anders of Niagara Falls. Loving grandmother of 21 grandchildren
and eight great-grandchildren. Survived by her brothers Spencer Winters of Wasaga
Beach and Wilfred Winters of Sarnia. Will be fondly remembered by numerous relatives
and friends. Predeceased by sister Laura King, brothers Chesley & Abel Winters.
Mrs. Taylor is at the NIAGARA FUNERAL HOME “HENRY CHAPEL” 5647 Main St. (at
North St.) Niagara Falls, (905)356-8665, where the family will receive friends
on Saturday evening from 7-9 pm and Sunday afternoon and evening from 2-4 &
7-9 pm Funeral Service from All Saints Anglican Church, 5680 Robinson Street,
Niagara Falls on Monday, April 19, 1999 at 11 o`clock am. The Reverend Philip
Velpel officiating. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery. If so desired,
remembrances to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association
would be appreciated by the family.
- Passed peacefully away at St. John`s, NF. on Friday, April 9, 1999, Samuel
Templeman, formerly of Wesleyville, aged 57 years. Predeceased by his father
Wilfred. Leaving to mourn his wife Bernice (Brown); two sons: Darrin (wife Tonya)
and Todd; grandsons: Tyler and Alex; his mother Eva Templeman (Stockley); one
brother Wilson at Lumsden; one sister Pearl Dyke at Dartmouth, N.S. and a large
circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at Barrett`s
Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. From 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Monday. A memorial service
will be held at 1:30 pm Monday, April 12, 1999 from Barrett`s Chapel. Inurnment
at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his
memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society. Sam was a longtime employee of
the Provincial Government, an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and loved the beauty
of nature. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.
THISTLE, Joyce (nee Noseworthy)
- Passed away on May 30, 1999, in Plymouth, Mass., Joyce Thistle of Everett,
Mass. (formerly of Pouch Cove, NF). She was the wife of the late William T.
Thistle (also of NF). A dear sister of Andrew L. Noseworthy of Kelly`s Brook
Apts., St. John`s and the late Muriel Baldwin, Grace L. Moores, Wilson F. and
Malcolm E. Noseworthy. She is lovingly survived by her niece Jean L. Godfrey
of Plymouth, Mass. and many other nieces and nephews as well as brother-in-law
Harris Thistle of Shoal Harbour and sisters-in-law: Alma Noseworthy of Pouch
Cove and Florence Noseworthy of St. John`s. Services were conducted at the William
R. Carafa and Son Home for Funerals, 389 Washington Avenue, Chelsea, Mass. on
Wednesday, June 2 at 12 noon. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett,
Mass. May she rest in peace.
THOMS, Leslie Russell, High Sheriff
of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Passed away Dec. 5, 1999, of a
heart attack in hospital at St. John`s, in his 62nd year. Survived by his wife
Andree, one daughter Michelle, and three sons, Marc, Stefan and Eric. Graduate
of Memorial University and Dalhousie Law School. Former private practice lawyer
and Dept. of Justice solicitor. Former MHA for Grand Bank, which included his
birthplace, Garnish, F.B. (March 7, 1938). Appointed High Sheriff in 1988 and
charged with the responsibility to reorganize the court and jury system. Resting
at Carnell`s Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.
- Born September 21, 1928 at Trinity, Newfoundland, passed away peacefully December
14th, 1999 at St. Vincent`s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia. Predeceased
by Fanny (mother), Thomas (father) and Claude (brother). Survived by her loving
husband Cyril and son Ian, both residing at the family home in Vancouver. Pauline
is also survived by Ryanie (sister), Francis (sister-in-law) and nieces: Claudia,
Elizabeth, Rhonda and their families. Pauline is lovingly remembered by sisters-in-law:
Annetta, Eva; brothers-in-law: Raymond, Charles, their families and all whose
lives touched hers. Service at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Kerrisdale, 2490
West 37th, December 23, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. Reception at Church Hall, followed
by burial at Surrey Center Cemetery, 16671 Old McLellan Road, Surrey. All tributes
gratefully appreciated. Donations to British Columbia and Yukon Heart &
Stroke Foundation suggested.
THOMPSON, Elizabeth (nee Clarke, Victoria,
C. Bay) - Passed away at home in Portland, Oregan, USA, February
4, 1999. Predeceased by husband and son Richard. Left to mourn one son and five
daughters in Portland, Oregan; also brother Earl Clarke, Victoria, C. Bay; sisters:
Beatrice Hussey, Mount Pearl, Evelyn Penney, Carbonear. Services held at Portland,
Oregan. Cremation to follow.
THOMPSON, Sally (Minnie) (nee Cocksedge) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St.
John`s, on October 23, 1999. Sally, who was born in Toronto, October 1, 1917,
had lived at Power`s Guest Home in Holyrood for the past 3 years. Predeceased
by her son Gary; brother Ted and his wife Silena. Left with loving and happy
memories are her son Robert (Jacqueline) Tooker, Toronto; daughter Gail (Gerald)
Squires, Holyrood; grandchildren: Meranda and Esther Squires; (and in Ontario)
Douglas Tooker; great-grandson Garreth Tooker; sister Margaret Durling; brothers:
Frank (Lee) and Jack (Jan) Cocksedge; special nephew Bruce Durling; life-long
friend Jean Duesbury; special friend Winnie Gibson and (in Nfld.) good friends
Mannie Buchheit, Paulette Campbell and Vonnie and Margaret Barron. Private cremation
was held at Caul`s Funeral Home, St. John`s, on Monday, October 25, 1999. A
Memorial Service will be held in Toronto in November (date and place not yet
set). Interment at St. John`s Cemetery, Toronto. Donations may be made in Sally`s
memory to this home for people with Cerebral Palsey: Participation House, 9
Butternut Lane, Markham, ON, L3P 3M1. Special thanks to Dr. Sheila Lynch and
Dr. John Angel; and to the nursing staff and Dr. Mark Stefanelli at Health Sciences
5NB for their care and support.
TIPPLE, Robert Austin
- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, on Sunday, November
28th, 1999, Robert Austin Tipple. Aged 72 years. Past Master of Lodge St. Andrew
1139, District Grand Lodge of Scotland and Scottish Rite of Newfoundland and
Labrador. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Margaret;
sons: Robert (Louise), and David; daughters: Heather (David Percy), and Suzanne
(Kevin Burke); grandchildren: Jennifer and Stephen Tipple, and Angela Percy;
also leaving to mourn sisters: Norma Benson, and Alice Noseworthy, and a large
circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton
Avenue, from 7-10 p.m. Monday, 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Tuesday, and
10-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service to take place from the Church of the Good
Shepherd, Mount Pearl, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999. Interment to
follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers
gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Masonic Park
Nursing Home Chapel Fund.
- ≥May flights of angels bring thee
to thy rest≤. On Tuesday, August 3, 1999, at the Victoria General Hospital,
Winnipeg, Manitoba; after a courageous battle with cancer, Frank died peacefully
at the age of 64 years. Frank is survived by his wife Anne (Dunphy) and his
only son, Ian of Winnipeg; his mother, Mary; brother, Baxter (May); sisters-in-law,
Ruby and Marilyn and the Dunphy family all in Newfoundland. Funeral Mass was
celebrated in memory of Frank on Friday, August 6 at 11:00 a.m., in the St.
Vital Roman Catholic Church, 1629 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, with Rev. Dr. Patrick
Morand, Celebrant. Mass terminated in Church. In lieu of flowers, as an expression
of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in Frank`s memory to the Canadian
Cancer Research Foundation. Frank`s wife and family have entrusted his arrangements
to the care of Wojcik`s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 2157 Portage Avenue
@ Sharp Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 1-204-897-4665.
- Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s
Mercy Hospital on Sunday, April 25th, 1999 after a brief illness, Leo Tobin,
formerly of Duntara, Bonavista Bay, Nfld., in his 79th year. Predeceased by
his sister Alice O`Reilly, December 1998 and brother Simon, 1994. Leaving to
mourn one sister Ann O`Connor (Bill), Bathurst, N.B.; brother-in-law Thomas
O`Reilly, Mt. Pearl; special nephew Leslie O`Reilly (Joan), St. John`s; a large
circle of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and
friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours 10-12
noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, April 26th. Funeral Mass on Tuesday,
April 27th, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
- Died suddenly at Revelstoke, B.C., on June 6, 1999 at the age of 46 years.
Pat was predeceased in 1969 by her mother, Mary. Leaving to mourn her loving
husband Frank Hazelton and daughter Megan of Revelstoke, B.C; father Frank and
step-mother Mary; two brothers: Allan (Theresa) Tobin of Ottawa, Brian (Barbara)
Tobin; one sister Frances (Doug) Bowdrey of Labrador City; four step-sisters:
Patricia Moret, Mary (Roland) Furlong, Judy (Rick) Harris, Elizabeth (Mike)
Power of Moncton; parents-in-law Des and Doreen Hazelton of Chilliwack, B.C.;
brothers-in-law: John Hazelton of Vancouver and Dave (Erika) Hazelton of Toronto;
Aunt Rose Crane of New Jersey and numerous aunts and uncles, nephews and nieces,
cousins and friends. Pat`s remains were cremated and will remain in B.C. where
she has lived for the past twenty-five years. Donations may be made to the Heart
and Stroke Foundation.
TONNER, John Michael
- Manager at Nav Canada. After a brave, courageous battle with cancer at his
home, surrounded with his loving family, on Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at the
age of 58. Beloved husband and best friend of Patricia ≥Pat≤ (nee Maloney).
Loving father and best friend of Heather of Ottawa and Stephen of Halifax, Nova
Scotia. Dear brother of Danny (Paulette), New Brunswick and Peter (Helen), Saskatoon.
Dearly loved by all nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, John and
Dorothy Tonner, New Brunswick. Mike will be missed by the Maloney family; a
wide circle of friends and was a father figure to many. Friends may visit at
the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 1200 Ogilvy Rd., Gloucester,
Ontario at Aviation Parkway on Thursday, December 2, 1999 from 5-9 p.m. The
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Good Shepherd Parish Roman Catholic Church,
3092 Innis Rd., Gloucester, on Friday, December 3, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation
to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Good
Shepherd Parish for the purchase of pews would be appreciated by the family.
TRENCHARD, Edward (Ted) George
- WWII Veteran. Passed peacefully away at his home in St. John`s (formerly of
Scarborough, Ont.) Saturday, January 23, 1999 in his 81st year. Leaving to
mourn with fond and loving memories wife Georgina; daughter Gloria Jean; sons
Baxter, Stroud, Ont., Edward Jr. (Dianne), Bay Roberts, David (Maureen), Peterborough,
Ont.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters: Violet Porter, London,
Ont., Dulcie, Calif., Linda and Eveline, Chicago, Ill. and stepmother Mabel.
Special thanks to Dr. Button, Allison Miles (nurse) and Rev. Kearley for their
continuous support. During WWII, Ted was a member of the First Naval Contingent
(200) Royal Navy. Resting at Moores Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Funeral service
on Monday, January 25, 1999 at 2 p.m. from Centre United Church, Bay Roberts.
Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Bay Roberts. No flowers by request,
donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Visiting hours Sunday, 2
p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
VICENTE, Mirandolina Rosa
- Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, March 24,
1999. Mirandolina Rosa Vicente, aged 65 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and
loving memories her husband Antonio; daughter Lina Gallant; son-in-law Andrew;
granddaughters: Stephanie and Emily. She will be sadly missed by a large circle
of other relatives and friends in Canada and Portugal. Resting at Carnell`s
Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation on Thursday and Friday from 2-4
p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held on Saturday, March 27, 1999 from
St. Teresa`s Parish at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
WALL, Nicholas J.
- Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital
on Saturday, March 6, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer, Nicholas
Wall (Nick) of Harricott, St. Mary`s Bay, in his 53rd year. Left with fond and
loving memories his parents: Joseph and Loretta Wall, Long Pond; eight brothers:
Joe, Ambrose (Agnes), Edgar (Heather), Leo (Edith), Bill (Yvette), Vince (Cathy),
Gerard, Mike (Trudy); seven sisters: Catherine (Pat Burton), Margaret (Les Haines),
Josephine, Mary (Fred Reid), Bernadette (Frank Walsh), Rose (Dan Dinn), Ann
Marie (William Barnes); 28 nieces and 13 nephews, also a large circle of other
relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home,
Kelligrews. Visitation on Sunday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass
of Christian Burial on Monday, March 8, 1999 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villa
Nova Church, Manuels. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Topsail. `May he rest
- Passed away after a sudden illness
on April 16, 1999 at the Health Sciences Centre, in his 41st year. Predeceased
by his mother Katherine Walsh, August 22, 1998. Leaving to mourn his loving
wife Tracey and children he adored: Sarah 10, Brian 8, and Amy, 6. Also his
father Martin, brother Chris, mother and father-in-law Pat and Frank Smith (England),
brother-in-law Philip (Pauline), Paul (Jo Anne), sister-in-law Carol (Andrew)
and nieces and nephews all in the U.K. Also leaving many aunts, uncles and cousins
and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Lemarchant Road. Funeral arrangements
to be announced.
WALSH, Frederick J.
- It is with profound sadness that the family of the late Frederick J. Walsh,
St. John`s (formerly of Marystown and Jerseyside, P.B.) announce the passing
of a cherished and much loved husband, father and grandfather on Monday, October
18, 1999 at the age of 73. Fred worked for over forty years in the entertainment
industry in the province: from 1946-1970 at Argentia Naval Base as Manager of
the Commissioned Officers` Club, and from 1971-1986 (when he retired) as General
Manager of Bella Vista Country Club and Kentucky Fried Chicken, later becoming
Managing Director of Stanley`s Steamer. One of the many commendations he received
during the course of his work stated that ≥Mr. Walsh is a master of public relations,
an expert in management, and an individual of unquestionable integrity.≤ While
he was pleased with such accolades, he was happier to be thought of as a simple
man with a loving and kind heart, a great sense of humour, a devoted husband,
the world`s greatest dad, and the most cherished grandfather. Left with treasured
memories are his loving and devoted wife of fifty years, Susan (Young); sons:
Jim (Betty Legrow), Fred Jr. (Mary Collins); and daughter Linda (Tom) Doody;
seven precious grandchildren: Christopher, Seanessey and Cyndi Walsh (Joe McLean);
John, Susan and Alison Walsh; and Lesley Doody; one sister Evelyn Reid (Marystown);
and one brother Charles Walsh (St. Lawrence). Also sadly remembered by a large
circle of other relatives and friends, particularly the wonderful sisters and
staff of St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, St. John`s. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral
Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John`s, Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, October 21, 1999 at 9:45 a.m. from
St. Pius X Church, Elizabeth Avenue. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery,
Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Patrick`s
Mercy Home in his memory. ≥Did you know You were our hero? You were everything
We wanted to be. We can fly higher than the eagles. You were the wind beneath
WALSH, Harold Francis
- Held in the loving arms of his family at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Pop`
was called home on Saturday, November 13, 1999, in his 81st year. Beloved husband
of Kathleen Walsh. Loving father of Bridget Williams, husband Cecil, Sarah Hollihan,
husband Steven, both of Newfoundland, Cathy Hutchings and dear friend Mary Delaney
and family of Cambridge. Harold is survived by 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren
and 1 great-great-grandson; sister Margaret of Philadelphia; and sisters-in-law:
Cavelle Hennessey and Mary Moore. Predeceased by his brothers: Patrick, Michael
and Vincent; son-in-law Gordon Hutchings; and sister-in-law Margaret Walsh.
Pop will be missed by his large circle of friends and family in St. John`s,
Newfoundland where he served with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, before
retiring. Harold served with the Royal Artillery, overseas, during the Second
World War, receiving many medals of honor. His love and commitment for his family
will always be treasured in the hearts of those who loved him. Resting at Corbett
Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, Cambridge where the family will receive friends
on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ambrose R.C.
Church on Tuesday, November 16, 1999 at 10 a.m. Interment Mount View Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 121,
Galt. A Parish Rosary will be recited Monday evening at 8 p.m. A Legion Service
will be held Monday evening at 7 p.m. under the auspice of the Royal Canadian
Legion Branch 121.
WALTERS, Lester George (Member of
Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge, Brampton)
- Passed peacefully away after a
short illness at the Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton, on Friday, July 9, 1999.
Les, in his 58th year, lovingly remembered by his wife of 36 years, Inez, his
son Stephen and his daughter Tracy and her husband Alex Vertkas. Sadly missed
by all his family and friends especially Rosalind and Lester, David and Ellen,
Rosalie and Jim, Murray and Rita and Dawn and Larry. Friends will be received
at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, North of Maple
Avenue, Georgetown (905-877-3631) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. George`s Anglican
Church, 60 Guelph Street, Georgetown, on Monday, July 12, 1999 at 11 a.m. Cremation.
In memory, contributions to the VON-Peel Region would be appreciated.
- Passed peacefully away at the D.V.A. Pavillion on January 13, 1999, age 76
years. Formerly of Fort Stewart, Ont. Predeceased by his wife Mary (Dot) (1993);
daughter Anna (1994); granddaughter Wendy (1989); son-in-law Rendell (1994).
Leaving to mourn 4 daughters: Hazel Coady, Bell Island, Wendy Gonzales (Julian),
France, Joyce Marín (John Paul), France, Margaret, Manitoba; two sons: Wesley
(Linda), Ontario, Glen (Catherine), St. John`s; two brothers: Lloyd, Charles;
three sisters-in-law: Pauline Jordan, Marg Tulk, Nancy Maloughney; fifteen grandchildren;
fourteen great-grandchildren; special friends Jim and Janet Hutchings, as well
as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral
Home. Funeral services on Saturday, January 16, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from St.
Cyprians Church. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island.
WARREN, Albert G.
- Formerly of Tack`s Beach. Passed away suddenly in St. John`s, July 7, 1999,
age 64. Leaving to mourn a large circle of children, relatives & friends.
Cremation done by Carnell`s Funeral Home.
WARREN, John Joseph
- Peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 7, 1999 in his
71st year. John was the eldest son of the late Leander and Margaret Warren (nee
Dwyer) of Bell Island, Nfld. Dear brother of Gwendolyn, wife of Walter Lahey
Jr. of Bell Island; Peter of Bell Island; James of Toronto; Clayton of Barrie;
Lawrence of Corner Brook, Nfld.; and Daniel of Cambridge. John is remembered
by his aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, as well as close friends. A private
family service was held at Mount View Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday, February
10, 1999. Burial. (Arrangements entrusted to Corbett Funeral Home, Cambridge.)
WATSON, Gladys Sandra (Richards)
- Age 52 years. Passed peacefully away February 22, 1999 in Avon Lake, Ohio,
USA. Leaving to mourn her sad loss, her loving and devoted husband Charles;
son Chris (Jen); daughter Melissa (Jerry); very special grand-baby Jonathan,
USA; also loving mother Olga; two sisters: Cathy (Ron), Cole Lake, AB, Cindy
(Paul), St. John`s; four brothers: Jerry, David (Frances), Bob and Gordon; special
nieces: Angela, Jennifer, Tara, Ashley, Vanessa and Samantha; also special grandfather
Albert Harris; special aunt Ruth and uncle Horace Hynes; special friend and
caregiver Christine. Her friends: Karen, Kyle, Flo and Kathy; and a large circle
of relatives and friends. Funeral Services: Busbh-Burmeisper Family Funeral
Chapel, Avon Lake. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to:
Independent Living Resource Center, St. John`s, Nfld. “Safe in the Arms of Jesus”.
- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on August 3, 1999, Lawrence
Watton, Champneys Arm, formerly of Ivanhoe, in his 65th year. Left with fond
and loving memories, his wife Frances; daughter Barbara; son-in-law Paul; two
precious grandchildren: Daniel and Maria. Also leaving to mourn his mom Roseanne
Butler; brothers: Oliver (Lil), Reg (Angela); sisters: Bessie (Gerald), Marie
(Hubert), Nellie, Ruby (Bill); nephews and nieces; also a large circle of relatives
and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Port Rexton from 7-9 pm. on Wednesday,
2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. - noon Friday. Funeral on Friday, August
6th at 2 p.m. from St. Clements Church, Champneys West. No flowers by request.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Church.
WEBBER, Marietta T.
- Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at St. Patrick`s
Mercy Home on Sunday, April 11, 1999, Marietta Webber (Aunt Webber) formerly
of Curling, Bay of Islands in her 93rd. year. Predeceased by her brothers Frank
and Lamont; and her devoted niece Barbara Chafe. Leaving to mourn sister-in-law
Marie Webber; beloved niece Brenda Anstey (Ed), special great-nieces and nephews:
Teresa Randell, Maureen Chafe, Andrea Chafe, Brian Anstey, Gerard Anstey and
their families, other nieces, nephews , extended family and friends in St. John`s
and Corner Brook. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on
Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday,
April 14, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Parish with interment
to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations
in her memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
WEBBER, Rev. Robert Gordon ≥Ralph≤
- 71, Cape George, Antigonish County, died August 7, 1999 at St. Martha`s Regional
Hospital, Antigonish. Born on Flat Island, Newfoundland, he was the son of the
late Rev. Cecil and Georgina (Dorey) Webber. He graduated from Mount Allison
University, Sackville, NB and Pine Hill Divinity Hall, Halifax and was ordained
by the Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada in 1951. He served
pastoral charges in Sherbrooke-Glenelg, Brookfield, Lunenburg, Wesley (St. John`s),
Fairview (Halifax) and St. James (Antigonish). He also served as a military
chaplain in Camp Borden and Calgary. Surviving are his wife Betty (Ballantyne);
children: Andrew (Linda), Timothy, Susan (Richard), Gordon (Lee), Carolyn (David),
Rev. Mary (Rev. Jim); sisters: Verna (Rev. Doug) Gass, Pauline Benjamin; 5 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will take place on Sunday, August 15,
1999 at 3:00 p.m. at St. James United Church, Antigonish, Rev. Keith Hagerman
officiating, with reception to follow. Family and friends are invited to visit
at the Webber home (Cape George) on Friday, August 13. Family service of committal
will take place at St. David`s United Church Cemetery, Cape George. Memorial
donations may be made to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of
Canada, St. Martha`s Palliative Care, or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements
entrusted to Mac Isaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St., Antigonish, NS.
WEBBER, Herbert (retired federal government
employee) - Passed away at his residence in his sleep on Friday,
August 20, 1999 at the age of 62 years. Predeceased by his spouse Wendy Bedard
and by his parents Herbert and Bernadette (nee Lajeunesse) Webber. Survived
by his son Brian Barry Hacquard of Comox, British Columbia and his brother William
≥Bill≤ Webber of St. Catharines. Remembered by several nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond
Road, Nepean, Ontario for a Memorial visitation Sunday, September 5, 1999 from
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Inurnment Beechwood Cemetery Ottawa, Ontario at a later
date. In memory of Herb, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would
be greatly appreciated.
WHEATON, Clarence G.
- Passed away suddenly on June 7, 1999 at his late residence Mount Pearl, after
a lengthy illness, Clarence G. Wheaton, aged 60 years, formerly of Brigus. Predeceased
by his parents Thomas and Laura Wheaton. Leaving to mourn his common-law wife
Beverly (Jones); two sons: James (Debbie) and Randy (Rona); one daughter Lisa;
four grandchildren: Kelita, Darren, Samantha and Kendall; step-daughter Tammy;
step-son Jamie; one brother Eli (Patricia) and one sister Laura (Clayton) Spracklin,
also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Broughton`s Funeral
Home, Brigus. Funeral to take place on Thursday, June 10, 1999 from the U.C.
Church, Brigus at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the U.C. Cemetery, Brigus.
Flowers gratefully appreciated or donations in his memory may be made to the
Lupus Society, 16 Bayview Hts., Kelligrews, Nfld.
WHEELER, Cecil Hammond
- Passed peacefully away on Monday, December 20, 1999, Cecil Hammond, age 81
of Heriot Bay, Quadra, B.C., formerly of St. John`s. EX 970249, 166th Nfld.
Field Regiment Royal Artillery. Leaving to mourn wife, Viola Mary (Ash), son
David (Ann), Oregon, daughter Sharon Brereton (John), Quadra. Dearly loved grandchildren
Emily & Julianna Wheeler, Justin Brereton, brother Eric Wheeler, St. John`s,
sister Grace Campbell (Peter), Welland, Ont.. special nieces Joan Wheeler &
Barbara Boucher (Wilbur), St. John`s, other relatives & friends. Cremation
has taken place. Memorial service at a later date in St. John`s. Donations will
be gratefully appreciated to the Canadian Heart Foundation or a charity of ones
WHITE, Cora Madeleine
- Passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 2, 1999 at Scarborough General
Hospital, Toronto, Ontario in her 68th year. Beloved wife of the late Snowden.
Loving mother of Don (Trixie), Wilson (Margaret), Carl (Jenny), Marie (Gerry
Decker), Daphne, Barry (Rose), Audrey (Robert Strowbridge), Joanne (Carey Wilson).
Loving grandmother of Janice, David, Beverley, Gordon, Tracey, Darryl, Christine,
Franz and Amanda and great-grandmother of Curtis. Dear daughter of Ewart and
the late Minnie. She will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters and all
of her relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the Ogden Funeral
Home, Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, September 4 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Funeral
service to follow in the chapel at 1:30. Interment Highland Memory Gardens.
If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
WHITE, Maxwell T.
- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, Sunday, March 14, 1999.
Maxwell T. White, age 74 years. Formerly of Catalina, and former employee of
Eaststeel Industries. Leaving to mourn his niece Mary Lou Malone, with whom
he resided; brother-in-law Roy Ash (Monica); nephews: Rex Reid (Margaret), Ian
Ash (Christine); and niece Glenys Taylor (Robert); and a large circle of other
relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave.,
7 p.m. -10 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday, and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Wednesday.
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday, March 17, 1999 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael`s
And All Angels Church. Interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael`s And All
WHITELEY, Mary C.
- Passed peacefully away on Friday, May 7, 1999, Mary C. Whiteley, age 98 years.
Predeceased by her parents: Captain George C. Whiteley and Mary (Canning) Whiteley;
brother George C. Whiteley Jr.; and sister Margaret Whiteley. Leaving to mourn
niece, Mrs. John H. Woodward (Diane), Pottstown, Pennsylvania; nephews: George
C. Whiteley III, New York, New York, William F.N. Whiteley, Middleboro, Massachusetts
and Stark C. Whiteley, New York, New York; also a large circle of friends in
St. John`s. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Committal will be held on
Saturday, May 15, 1999 at 2 p.m. at General Protestant Cemetery. The family
will be receiving guests after the service at 103 Rennies Mill Road. In lieu
of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Whiteley Museum,
c/o Marilyn Thomas, Riviere St. Paul, PQ, G0G 2P0.
- Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Wednesday, February
10th, 1999. Gertrude Woodford, born at Harbour Main on July 27th, 1917. Predeceased
by her son Douglas Woodford (1984); brothers: Gerry, Fintan; and sister Lucy
Coady (William of Harbour Brenton). She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren:
Brent, Gillian and Peter Woodford and their mother Sharon of Quispamsis, NB;
and her many loving nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends. Resting at
Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. from 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, February 10th,
1999 and 12 Noon to 10 p.m. on Thursday, February 11th, 1999. Mass of Christian
Burial will be held at Mary Queen of the World Church, Topsail Rd. at 10:30
a.m. Friday, February 12th, 1999. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail
- Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital on March 31, 1999, after a
short illness, Kenneth Julian Wright, age 89 years, born in Greenspond, longtime
resident of Corner Brook. Predeceased by wife Lily in 1992 and son Kenneth Jr.
in 1998. Leaving to mourn sons: Gordon (Irene), Lunenburg, Allen (Marilyn),
St. John`s; daughters: Patricia (Dwight) Nowlan, Oakville, Lorraine Babstock,
Ottawa, Marion (Rupert) Bartlett, St. John`s, Barbara (Eldred) Holmes, St. John`s
and Juanita, Edmonton; and daughter-in-law Joan at Barrie. Also left with fond
memories, 22 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives
and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 1st and 2nd. Funeral from Barrett`s
Chapel, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3rd. Interment to follow at 2:00 p.m. at
the Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace South. “May he rest in peace”. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Diabetes
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