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The Telegram

Extract of Obituaries For Those Who Died
Away from their Original Place of Birth

YEAR 1999
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.
November 20, 1999

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.
January 07, 1999

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.
September 05, 1999

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≤
November 27, 1999

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.
April 08, 1999

SHEARS, Betty - 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.
January 27, 1999

SHEEDY, Bernice - 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 Falls.
April 17, 1999

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
August 14, 1999

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. Cemetery, Avondale.
January 07, 1999

SMITH, William - 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.
July 10, 1999

SNELGROVE, Wallace - 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.
August 03, 1999

SNOW, Sidney - 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.
February 25, 1999

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.
September 16, 1999

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.
October 17, 1999

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.
February 06, 1999

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.
July 03, 1999

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.
November 15, 1999

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.
May 16, 1999

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.
May 10, 1999

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 Park Cemetery.
January 30, 1999

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.
November 26, 1999

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.
August 14, 1999

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.
September 12, 1999

STOKES, Walter - 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.≤
September 20, 1999

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.
October 16, 1999

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, Ontario, 1-613-860-2424.
June 01, 1999

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 the family.
January 23, 1999

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).
December 08, 1999

STRINGER, Rhodri - 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 7S6.
February 08, 1999

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..
November 02, 1999

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 Pearce, Florida.
June 01, 1999

TAYLOR, Alan - 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.
December 14, 1999

TAYLOR, Eslie - (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.
April 17, 1999

TEMPLEMAN, Samuel - 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.
April 10, 1999

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.
June 05, 1999

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.
December 06, 1999

THOMAS, Pauline - 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.
December 21, 1999

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.
February 13, 1999

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.
October 30, 1999

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.
November 30, 1999

TIZZARD, Frank - ≥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.
August 07, 1999

TOBIN, Leo - 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.
April 26, 1999

TOBIN, Patricia - 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.
June 26, 1999

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.
December 02, 1999

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.
January 25, 1999

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.
March 25, 1999

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 in Peace.”
March 08, 1999

WALSH, David - 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.
April 17, 1999

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 our wings!≤
October 19, 1999

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.
November 15, 1999

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.
July 10, 1999

WANNAMAKER, Cecil - 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.
January 15, 1999

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.
July 17, 1999

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.)
February 10, 1999

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”.
February 24, 1999

WATTON, Lawrence - 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.
August 06, 1999

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.
April 13, 1999

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.
August 09, 1999

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.
September 04, 1999

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.
June 09, 1999

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 choice.
December 23, 1999

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.
September 03, 1999

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 Angels Church.
March 15, 1999

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.
May 14, 1999

WOODFORD, Gertrude - 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 Rd.
February 11, 1999

WRIGHT, Kenneth - 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 Association.
April 01, 1999

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (September 2000)

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