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A Collection of Newfoundland Obits
From Ontario to British Columbia
Plus a few from the USA
Misc. Obitituaries prior to 2002

 

ALLEN, Helen Isabel
Albany
Clarke Co. GA - Obits from the Athens Daily News/Banner-Herald 12 Nov 1998
Helen Isabel Allen, 77
, of 2424 Whispering Pines Circle, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998. A native of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Mrs. Allen had lived in Albany since 1953. She was a legal secretary, a dedicated military wife, homemaker and outstanding mother of three. She attended the Marine Base Chapel and was a member of the Gold Star Wives. She was a widow of Harry Chester Allen. Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Marine Base Chapel with Chaplain Christopher Bennett officiating. Survivors include a daughter, Judy Allen Keller, Dallas; two sons, Frank R. Allen, Athens, and Commander Douglas J. Allen, Pretoria, South Africa; three brothers, Gordon Butler and Howard Butler, both of St. Johns, Newfoundland, and James Butler, Ottowa, Canada; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Hall & Hall Funeral Home


BARRETT, Hugh W.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Hugh W. Barrett, 81, of White Plains and Rutland,Vt., died May 3, 2001, after a long illness with cancer. He was born Jan. 26, 1921, in Whitbourne, Newfoundland, Canada, the son of William and Asenath Barrett. He graduated from White Plains High School in 1939. Mr. Barrett married Alice Maccabee. He was employed by the White Plains Fire Department as a firefighter, and received the first firefighter of the year award ever given. Mr. Barrett was a U.S. Army veteran. He was an anti-aircraft gunner and participated in the liberation of German concentration camps. He received three bronze stars and a silver star. He was a member of the Episcopal church, the City of White Plains Firefighters (retired), American Legion of West Rutland, Vt., and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Rutland.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Hugh Barrett Jr. of Beekman; a daughter, Diane of Santa Ana, Calif., and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Rudolph Barrett. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home in White Plains. Burial will follow in Kensico Cemetery. Calling hours will be held today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Boston Weekly News-Letter, Thursday, July 26, 1733
Custom House Boston, July 25

Entred Inwards,
Benjamin Jones from Long Island,
Daniel Smalley from Connecticut, John Norton, Tho. Helyer from Newfoundland,
Samuel Harris Shickley (unreadable)frm Surranam,
David Franklin from Antigua,
Edward Dumarciq; from Canfo,
Nathan Lewis from Teneriff,
Ephraim Wendell from New York,
James Watson, Ebenezer Kent from Barbados.

Clear'd Out,
Ephraim Osborne, Jeremiah Finney, Joseph Higgins, John White, George Gorham, Josiah Hull for Connecticut,
Vincent Jones for East end of Long Island,
John Sheffield for Rh. Island,
James Turnbull, Josiah Jones, Robert Holland, Rich. Evans for North Carolina,
Benjamin K?nt, George Wilton, John Courtis for Jamaica,
Wm. Baxter for Philadelphia,
John Humphreys, John Miller, Richd. Stanney for Newfoundland.

Outward Bound,
Sylvanus Gorham for Connecticut,
Wm. Fanning, Barnabas Lothrop,Benjamin Lhomedieu for Long Island,
Nath. Coggshall for Rhode Island,
John Hannet, Joshua Benjamin, John Norton, Newel Jackson, Josiah Elsinor for Newfoundland,
Phillip Gabriel, John Hyer for Jamaica,
Wm. Whittemore for West Indies,
Thos. Salter for London,
Ebenezer Breed for South Carolina,
Burgis Hull for Burlington

Submitted by Jeanne Taylor


BRENNOCK, MARY L. (with picture)
BARLING-- Sister Mary Leonarda Brennock, RSM, 90
, of Catherine McAuley Convent of Mercy in Barling died Wed., Oct. 14, 1992, at her residence. She was born April 16, 1902 in Goulds, Newfoundland and was baptized Lucy Brennock. Her parents were John and Mary Walsh Brennock. She came to the U.S. in 1927 and became a citizen in 1939. She entered the Sisters of Mercy community at Mount St. Mary's in Little Rock in 1927 and made her first vows in 1930. Her entire life was devoted to the healing ministry. She graduated from St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Hot Springs, in 1935 and served at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Warner Brown Hospital in El Dorado, and St. Joseph's Regional Health Center in Hot Springs. Her ministry included positions as night supervisor, floor supervisor, obstetrics supervisor, administrator and pastoral minister until her retirement in 1990. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Lawrence Keiley of Goulds; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 10 a.m. Sat. in Sacred Heart of Mary church, Barling. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at Mercy Crest in Barling. Memorials may be made to Mercy Crest, 1300 Strozier Lane,Barling, Ark., 72923.


BRYANT, Beverly
Press Republican Obituaries -online

Jay - Beverly Bryant, 29, of Jay, passed away on June 12, 2000, at CVPH Medical Center of terminal cancer. Beverly was born March 24, 1971, in Argencia, Newfoundland, Canada. She graduated from AuSable Valley High School in 1989. Beverly moved to Pacifica, Calif., in 1995 and was employed at Metro Furniture in Media Resources in Burlingame, Calif. She left behind her mother and stepfather, Wanita and W. Pete Richardson of Valley Rd. in Jay; her father and stepmother, John and Gretchen Bryant of Saranac; her brothers, John Bryant III of Dannemora, Robert Bryant of California, Gary Nephew of Mooers Forks and Justin Bryant of Saranac; her sisters, Farrah Nephew of Plattsburgh and Renee Bryant of Saranac; her grandparents, Virginia and George Coolidge of Peru and Ila Campbell of Saranac; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. Bev's family also wants to thank all the staff on the 5th floor for all the care they gave Beverly while she was in the hospital. Beverly started a perennial garden at her home on Valley Road in Jay. Wanita and Pete want to thank everyone who has added to her garden. Everyone is welcome to stop by to visit any time they would like. Beverly was cremated and her ashes were put in her garden at her request.


CONWAY
Id#: 0799963
Name: Conway, Grace
Date: Aug 8 1968
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #101. Notes: Conway. Grace Conway (nee Wickham), wife of the late John, mother of Mrs. George Schwarz (Helen), of St. Johns, Newfoundland, grandmother. Graveside services in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, O., on Friday at 10 A. M. Boswell Jones Services


COOKE
Id#: 0800485
Name: Cooke, Ernest W.
Date: Jan 31 1955
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #101.
Notes: Cooke, Ernest W., beloved husband of Violette (nee Seges), dear father of Ernest F. of Long Island, N. Y.; A / 1C Donald, U. S. A. F.; Mrs. Elizabeth Southall, Mrs. Shirley Cookson, Patricia and John (deceased), and grandfather, son of Georgina Cooke, brother of Mrs. Kathleen Cornick. Arthur, James, Ted, all of Newfoundland, late residence, 300 E. 210th St. Friends may call at Jos. Zele & Sons Memorial Chapel, 458 E. 152d St. Funeral Tuesday at 9:15 a. m. and at Holy Cross Church 10 a. m. In lieu of flowers family requests that contributions be made to polio fund.


COSTELLO, Francis
Sunday, June 27, 1999
Francis M. Costello, 69
, died Wednesday. He was born May 10, 1930, in Newfoundland, Canada. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a foreman at the Nevada Test Site, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and a 35-year resident of Las Vegas. He is survived by his daughters, Rose Wilson of Malden, Mass., and Marie Ruggiero of Emporia, Kan.; and four grandchildren. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in American Burial & Cremation Services, where services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.


COULIS
Id#: 0463394
Name: Coulis, Rose D.
Date: Jan 14 1971
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #102.
Notes: Coulis. Rose D. Coulis (Offspring), beloved wife of Frank V., dear mother of John L., grandmother of four, sister of Leo of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Mary McCombs of Port Robinson, Ont. and the late John. Funeral Mass Saturday, Jan. 16, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 13400 Lorain Ave., at 9:30 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family will receive friends at Corrigan's Funeral Home, Lorain Ave. at W. 208th St., Fairview Park. Thursday 7-9 P.M., Friday 3-5 And 7-9 P.M.


COURTNEY, Joseph
Tuesday, February 15, 2000
Joseph P. Courtney, 77
, died Sunday. He was born March 12, 1922, in St. John's, Newfoundland. A retired senior manager for an airlines, he was a Canadian Armed Forces veteran of World War II and a 27-year resident of Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Maureen of Las Vegas; sons, David and Michael, both of Las Vegas, Nicholas of Redwood City, Calif., and Andrew of Sparks; daughters Judy Lund of Redwood City and Elizabeth McMahon of Henderson; sister, Elizabeth Lyons of Gainesville, Fla.; brothers, John of Ottawa, Ontario, and Justin of Penticton, British Columbia; and six grandchildren. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Palm Mortuary-Jones. Burial is private. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice.


CROSS, Donald Jr.
The Times & Free Press on Monday, October 23, 2000

CLEVELAND -- Donald C. Cross Jr., a native of Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at his home. He was 42. Services will be today at 1 p.m. at Welcome Valley Baptist Church, Polk County, Tenn., with the Rev. Earl Gentry officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.


DEAN, Ellen
March 14, 1900
Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser
Rochester, Monroe County, New York
Ellen DEAN
, aged 85 years, widow of Daniel Dean died this morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. William Parsonson, 192 Scio Street. The deceased was the oldest member of Woman's Relief Corps of O'Rorke Post, G.A.R. She was born in St. Johns, NewFoundland. For many years she was a member of St. Mark's Church


DEMOSS, Bronson
DEMOSS, Curtis
Thursday, August 17, 2000
Bronson Ash DeMoss, 2
, and Curtis Dean DeMoss, 41, died Monday. Bronson DeMoss was born Dec. 22, 1997, in Las Vegas. Curtis DeMoss was born Feb. 9, 1959, in Newfoundland. An Air Force veteran, he was a chef in a hotel-casino and a four-year resident of Las Vegas. Bronson DeMoss is survived by his mother, Susan; and brother, Bradley. Curtis DeMoss is survived by his wife, Susan; son, Bradley; both of Las Vegas; mother, Bernice West; brother, Clint; and sister, Terri Lyons; all of Virginia Beach, Va. Visitation will be one hour before services at 1 p.m. Friday at the New Forest chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.


DUGAN
Id#: 0484369
Name: Dugan, Anna
Date: May 30 1966
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #106.
Notes: Dugan. Anna Dugan (nee McCarthy), beloved wife of the late John T., sister of Neil of Newfoundland, dear aunt of Coletta Brenders, Winifred O'Neil and Norbert McCarthy, Wednesday, May 25, 1966. Friends may call Monday 3-5 And 7-10 P.M. at McGorray's Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit Ave. Funeral Mass Tuesday, May 31, St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd., at 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.


DUGAN
Id#: 0084304
Name: Dugan, John
Date: May 13 1943
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #021.
Notes: Dugan, John--Beloved husband of Anna (nee McCarthy), brother of Mrs. Mary Dugan of Boston, Mass., and the late William of Newfoundland, dear uncle of Coletta Brenders, Winifred O'Niel and Norbert McCarthy; at his residence, 3392 W. 100 st., Wednesday, May 12, 1943, Funeral notice later.


FISHER, Olga L.
Potter Co. TX - Obits from Amarillo Online Newspapers 13 Nov 1998
Olga L. Fisher, 49
, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998. A private family service was held. Arrangements were by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2820 Virginia Circle. Mrs. Fisher was born in Bell Island, Newfoundland, Canada. She had lived in Amarillo since 1967 where she was head cook for Amarillo Independent School District. She was a Baptist. She married Billy Fisher in 1984 at Amarillo. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Timmy Ray Fisher of Amarillo and David Hargrave of Ontario, Canada; a brother, Donald Jarvis of Kirchner, Ontario, Canada; six sisters, Hilda Boone of Guelph, Ontario, Effie Wood of Detroit, Venus Kayser of Phoenix, Lena Longman of Brampton, Ontario, and Sharon Jarvis of Burlinton, Ontario; and three grandchildren. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorials be to Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice and Life Enrichment Center, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176-0001. The body will not be available for viewing.


FLASH
In Part...} Submitted by Dennis Ahern
The Cape Ann Advertiser
9 November 1894

"Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Sch. Flash 69.70 tons, built at Essex in 1875, owned by James G. Tarr & Bro., and insured by the Gloucester Mutual Fishing Insurance Co., for $2700, with $800 additional on outfits, sailed for Newfoundland on the morning of Jan. 12, 1894 on a herring trip and has not since been heard from, having undoubtedly gone down with all her crew in the heavy gale commencing that day. Her crew list was as follows"

Jordan Harris, 25, a native of Newfoundland

Matthew Parks, master, 41 years old, a native of Nova Scotia, left a widow and three children in this city


FOOTE
Id#: 0502683
Name: Foote, Belle E.
Date: May 13 1966
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #109.
Notes: Foote. Belle E. Foote, in her 92nd year, wife of the late John A., mother of Mrs. Delia M. Kiecka and Clarence H. Foote, grandmother of Mrs. Barbara Seaver, Carolyn Swaney, John Ellis Foote of Newfoundland, Canada Mrs. Judy Dittman, great-grandmother of nine, May 10, 1966. Family will receive friends at The East Cleveland Home of Rinear & Son, 13136 Euclid Ave. at Idlewood. where services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m.


FOWLOW, GERTRUDE
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1997
Gertrude Fowlow, 85
, of Newfoundland, Canada, a retired library assistant, died on October 15. She retired in 1974 after 12 years at MIT. Survivors include a niece, Marguerite Martin of Newfoundland.


FRENCH, Reginald Mayne P.Eng. 92,
originally from Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland, passed peacefully away at his home in Don Mills, Ontario on January 23, 2001. He was predeceased by his wife Beth. Saddened by his passing are his daughters Jennette (Charlie Ross), Kingston, Nova Scotia; Marion (Ed Smith), Springdale, Newfoundland; and son Fred, St. John's, Newfoundland; grandchildren Ken (Maddie), Christine, Jeffrey, Susan, Michael and Stephen Ross; Michelle (Sean Funk), Kathy (Rod Bixby), Jennifer (Ian Farrell) and Robbie Smith; and Sian, Gavin and Justin French, and great-grandchildren Alexander and Benjamin Funk; and Samantha, Robyn and Nicholas Bixby; niece Eleanore Webster and very special friends Enid and Karen Coulter. Visitation at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles) 1:30 p.m. Friday. Funeral service at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Interment in Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moreton's Harbour United Church, c/o Ed Smith, 4 Brinex Avenue, Springdale, Newfoundland A0J 1T0.
Globe and Mail - Toronto


FUREY
Id#: 0508879
Name: Furey, Edward C.
Date: Aug 28 1969
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #110.
Notes: Furey. Edward C. Furey, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Quirk), brother of William of New York, Leo, James, Charles F. and Mrs. Maria St. Croix of Newfoundland, Canada. Friends received of The Joseph C. Schulte Funeral Home, Incated in Sauth Euclid, 4090 Mayfield Rd. (east of Noble Rd.). Funeral Mass St. Louis Church, 2475 Taylor Rd., where services will be conducted Thursday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 And 7-9 P.M.


GALLAGHER
Id#: 0109993
Name: Gallagher, James H.
Date: Dec 30 1942
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #028.
Notes: Gallagher: James H., beloved husband of the late Florence (nee Kennedy), brother of Rev. Fr. E. A., Rev. Fr. D. S. of New York, Dr. J. H. of Cleveland, Mrs. L. V. Shaffrey of Newfoundland and Mrs. Agnes Dinneen of New York, residence 545 Elmwood (Bay Village), Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1942. Friends may call at McGorray Bros. Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit ave. Funeral notice later


HISCOCK, Pearl, of Fort McMurray
Date of Death: May 4th, 2001

On May 4, 2001 Mrs. Pearl Hiscock of Fort McMurray, Alberta formerly of Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland passed away at the age of 88 years. Pearl will be loving remembered and missed by her daughter Chris and her husband Ron Boyce of Fort McMurray, two grandsons; Cory (Tracy and daughter Maddy) and Trevor (Jessica). Pearl is also survived by one niece and five nephews. Pearl was predeceased by her first husband Atwood Fader on July 7, 1955 and her second husband Joshua Hiscock on October 27, 1996. A service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday May 12, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. at Howard & McBride Chapel of Chimes, 10179-108th Street, Edmonton. Pearl's final resting place will be with her husband Joshua at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Howard & McBride Chapel of Chimes Phone 780-422-1141.
Fort McMurray Today


HUDEMA, William
Wednesday, March 07, 2001
William J. Hudema, 76
, died Thursday. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Windsor, Newfoundland. An auditor, he was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife, Doris; and daughter, Ann, both of Las Vegas; sons, Craig and Brian, both of Las Vegas, and Russ Thornton of Somers, N.Y.; brother, George of Memphis, Mich.; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Palm Mortuary-Jones. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice


HUSSEY, Stephen Cecil, of Grande Prairie
Date of Death: November 4th, 1998
Stephen Cecil Hussey
, born December 18, 1929 in Mount Moriah, Nfld., passed away in his sleep on November 4, 1998 in Grande Prairie, Alta., at the age of 68 years, after a year-long battle with cancer. Steve spent most of his life in Newfoundland, and with his wife, Bernice enjoyed several trips to Alberta to do what he loved most: Visit his children and their families. He was a precious man, willing to lend a hand, offer an encouraging word, or give a grin to brighten your day.

He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Mary-Louisa Hussey of Mount Moriah and by his son, baby John. He will be sadly missed by six sisters, three brothers and their families; his first son, Wayne Simmonds and his family; his devoted wife, Bernice and their family, including Shirley (Paul) Winsor, Bob (Marcheta) Hussey, Joyce Lazerte, Marie (Clifton) White, Ava Temple, David (Rosemary) Hussey, Randy (Gail) Temple, Mary-Lou (Norm) Beaudoin, Audeen (Terrance) Jones, Rose (Duane) Briand, Tammy (Trevor) Davis, Grace Hussey and 14 grandchildren. Public visitation for family and friends will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 1998 from Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005-107 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alta. The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 6, 1998 at 11 a.m. from the Salvation Army Church, 9525-83 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alta., with Capt. Dave Grice officiating and assisted by Rev. Canon Isaac Graham.Interment will be held in the Grande Prairie Cemetery. Following the interment service, friends are invited to share in refreshments with the family at the Salvation Army Church. Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel 10005-107 Ave., Grande Prairie Telephone 532-2929 "Dedicated Service Since 1915"
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune


KEEGAN
Id#: 0174212
Name: Keegan, Kevin
Date: Sep 23 1948
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #044.
Notes: Keegan, Kevin, died suddenly Tuesday morning, beloved husband of Evelyn; father of Patricia; son of Mrs. L. E. Keegan and the late Dr. L. E. Keegan of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Funeral mass at Lady of Mount Carmel's Church, Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, at 10 a. m. Thursday, Sept. 23.


KEEGAN
Id#: 0174213
Name: Keegan, Leonard E.
Date: Feb 21 1940
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #044.
Notes: Keegan: Leonard E. (C. B. E.), father of Kevin Keegan, in his 74th year, at Grand Falls, Newfoundland


KELLY, Cyril Joseph
(Retired Bank of Montreal)
Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, September 2, 2000, at his home in Dartmouth, N.S., surrounded by family. Born in St. John's Newfoundland on July 1st, 1938, he was a son of the late Cyril Sr. and Mary (Drew) Kelly. A beloved husband and devoted father, Cyril instilled love, kindness and courage in his family. He was a true inspiration and source of pride and will be greatly missed and remembered with love by his wife Kay (O'Reilly), and children Robert of Montreal, Quebec, Sean of Guelph, Ontario, Karen of Tampa, Florida, and Colleen of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Cyril is also survived by his brothers Michael of Brampton, Ontario, Wayne of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Blaine of St. John's, Newfoundland. He will also be missed by a large circle of family and friends. Visitation will be on September 4 and 5 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. A Funeral Service will take place in St. Clement's Church, Gaston Road, Dartmouth on Wednesday, September 6 at 11 a.m., Rev. Robert Floyd and Rev. Owen Connolly officiating. Private family burial at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth.
Fort McMurray Today


KING (Cake), Lois Gertrude,
Published: 04/07/2001
Calgary, AB
KING--Lois Gertrude (nee Cake) King
was born in St. John's, Nfld. on August 12, 1923 and died in Calgary, AB on April 5, 2001. She married John Cabot King in St. Catharines, ON on July 7, 1951. Cabot predeceased her in 1990. As they moved West, Lois and Cabot had three daughters - born in St. Catharines, ON, Regina, SK and Calgary, AB. Lois leaves behind her daughters: Palma Heming and her husband George of Turner Valley, AB; Janet King and friend Brian Stagg of Calgary, AB; and Roberta King and life partner Garnet Price of East Newbridge, NB. Also remaining are: Lois's sister Beryl Diamond and husband Max of ON; her niece Lois Diamond and friend Bryan Martin of Calgary, AB; the many relatives of Lois's deceased sister Doris Cowling and husband Howard of ON; and numerous relatives in BC, Alberta, Ontario, and Newfoundland.

Lois worked in banking in Newfoundland, Ontario and Calgary for a total of 29 years and was active in the community of Rosedale where she resided for 30 years. She belonged to the Rosedale Seniors, the Kerby Centre, the Thornview Seniors and the Parkdale Nifty Fifties. She especially enjoyed Parkdale's Art Club and the instruction of the very talented Katy Morris. "Special thanks must go to all who called and sent cards/flowers over the last few months. Also to Dr. A. Jane Govan, Dr. Collum Smith and their excellent staff. Many thanks to Palma, George, Janet, Roberta and Garnet who nursed me around the clock with such loving care. Also to my home care nurses, especially Irene Pearce who saw me practically everyday and nursed with such efficiency and sympathy. Also to the Reverend R.H.G. Rodgers who will be performing the funeral service in the time honoured traditions of the Anglican Church; traditions I have enjoyed over my lifetime."- Lois A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4th Street NW, Calgary, AB (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Monday, April 9, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lois's honour and memory to the Salvation Army, #330, 1015 - 4th Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 1J4. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL
Calgary Herald


LACEY, William J.
MIDDLEBURY - William J. Lacey, 78, died April 17, 2001, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. He was born Aug. 14, 1922, in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, son of Roland and Louisa (Corcoran) Lacey. He graduated from St. Bonaventure's College in St. John's. Mr. Lacey married Agnes Gertrude "Gert" Walsh on Sept. 30, 1957, at St.Mary's Church. He had been employed at Standard Register Co. as a carbon planner for many years, retiring in 1987. Survivors include his wife of 43 years; a son, William J. Lacey Jr.; two brothers, Lawrence Lacey of Middlebury and Ronald Lacey of St. John's, Newfoundland; a sister, Mary Morse of Middlebury; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Middlebury with the Rev. John McDermott as celebrant. Calling hours will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sanderson Funeral Service, 117 S. Main St., Middlebury. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 13 Loomis St., Montpelier, 05602. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson Funeral Service in Middlebury.


LINDSAY, Maxwell H. A.
The Institute Obituaries - USA
Maxwell H.A. Lindsay
, security specialist
Maxwell H. A. Lindsay, IEEE life senior member, died 30 July 1998, in Vero Beach, Fla., USA. Mr. Lindsay was born in St. Johns, Newfoundland, and attended Allison University in New Brunswick, Novia Scotia, and Columbia University, New York, USA. For much of his career, he was employed as a research engineer with Bell Labs. Mr. Lindsay also served as the chief engineer of ADT Security Systems where he directed the development of security used in banks, industry, U.S. military bases, and nuclear weapon and storage sites. Mr. Lindsay is survived by two children and seven grandchildren


LUSH, DAVID HAROLD
David Harold Lush, of Newfoundland
Date of Death: December 20th, 2001

On December 20, 2001 David was suddenly taken from us at the youthful age of 26. Survived by his loving family Parents Terry & Marie of Fort McMurray, Sister Joanne & Husband Bill Anderson of Moses Lake Washington State USA, Brother Peter & his adoring Nieces Sarah & Sidney. David will be fondly remembered by numerous Aunts, Uncles & Cousins throughout Newfoundland, Alberta, Ontario & the rest of Canada. Funeral Services will be held December 24 at 2:00pm at the Salvation Army Church of Gambo, Newfoundland.
Fort McMurray Today


Malicia Enos
Gloucester Daily Times
July 26, 1922

Gloucester, Essex, MA
"Owners and friends of members of the crew of the sch. Malicia Enos, a little swordfisherman, owned by the Interstate Fish Corporation of Rockport, which sailed for Georges four weeks ago today, are worried over the failure of the craft to return or the lack of report from her from the big fleet which has been fishing on George's for swordfish this summer"

"As far as is known she carried five men as follows"
Charles Leo Joyce, master, 43, married, 131 East Main Street, native of Nova Scotia
John P. Powers, 36, married, 21 Church Street, Gloucester, native of St. John's NF
Thomas Tuddy (Tutty), cook, 55, single, Pine Street Gloucester, native of Nova Scotia
Walter McKay, 30 married, Gloucester, native of New Brunswick
John Blondin, 55, single, of East Boston


MERCER, Rev. W. S.
February 20, 1924
Rev W.S. Mercer d. 1924
in a blizzard Fogo Islands Newfoundland while travelling on foot from Seldom-Come-By to Fogo Village brother of Rev R.F. Mercer stationed at Drew ON


McCARTHY
Id#: 0214644
Name: McCarthy, John F.
Date: Oct 16 1940
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #052.
Notes: McCarthy: John F., beloved husband of Emma (nee Gaines), father of Coletta Brenders, Winifred O'Neil and Norbert, grandfather of Patsy and Therese, brother of Anna Dugan of Cleveland, Neil, Mary, Margaret of Newfoundland, at his residence, 3318 W. 90th st., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1940. Funeral services Monday, Oct. 21, St. Ignatius' Church, at 10 a. m.


McGANN, Elise M., 68, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada. She is survived by husband Robert; son R.G.; mother Hazel Wareham; sister Gladys Mercer, and brother George Butt. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call from 4 to 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers
The Honolulu Star Bulletin -USA


MEALEY, MARTIN
May 13, 1909
Martin W. Mealey
, a well known local photographer, died yesterday afternoon at 1:15 o'clock at his home, corner of Washington and Seventh Streets of heart disease. Though he had been ill for two or three weeks and for months had not enjoyed real good health, it was not believed his condition was especially alarming until a few minutes or possibly an hour before his death.

After feeling badly for a few days, Mr. Mealey took to his bed a week ago Friday but was up again on Monday and went to Tempe to take some pictures at the Normal school. Returning he went to bed feeling very tired and never left it again except for a few minutes at a time. Tuesday night he coughed considerably but declared yesterday morning that he never felt better in his life. He was always cheerful and hopeful. During the forenoon yesterday he began to get worse and finally Dr. Ball, a friend of thirty years standing, was sent for but when he arrived the patient was lapsing into unconsciousness.

Mrs. Mealey, who has been her husband's constant companion and nurse during his hours of illness was overcome by the suddenness of the blow and could hardly appreciate the change that took place between morning and noon. They have no daughters, and only a single son, Will P. Mealey of Seattle, formerly a resident of this city. He was informed by wire of his father's death and it is expected he will come as quickly as possible, though it will take four or five days to make the trip. He had not been heard from last evening and it is possible he is out of the city and will not get the sad telegram until this morning.

The deceased was born at the head of St. Peter's Bay, Newfoundland, 59 years ago last October and was the youngest of thirteen children, all of whom have preceded him to the grave. When about a year old his parents moved to Boston and later the family moved to Lowell, Mass. Thirty six years ago Mr. Mealey moved to Colorado where he lived for twenty three years, having suffered with asthma. He took quite a prominent part in business and public affairs in Colorado in those days but deciding that he had worn out the climate he came to Phoenix about thirteen years ago. He was engaged in the photograph business on East Washington Street almost from the time of his arrival here until a few months ago when he bought the gallery established by the late F.A. Hartwell on South Second Street, conducting it until his death.

Mealey Funeral
May 19, 1909

A large gathering of friends of the family assembled yesterday in the parlors of Mohn and Driscoll to honor the memory of M.W. Mealey. Rev. J.A. Geissinger conducted a religious service after which the casket was placed in the care of the Independent Order of Foresters, who escorted it to the grave. There were many beautiful floral offerings.


NEWTON, Genevieve
The Reporter.com Obituaries
Published: Wed, Jan 14, 1998
Genevieve Newton

A Catholic Prayer Service for Genevieve Newton, 80, of Fairfield will be 10 a.m. Friday in Bryan-Braker Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Downey of Holy Spirit Catholic Church will officiate. Entombment will be at Fairmont Memorial Park. Mrs. Newton died Sunday, Jan. 11, at Fairfield Health Care. Born July 26, 1917, in Carbonear, Newfoundland, Canada, she moved to Fairfield 36 years ago. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Women of the Moose No. 1379 and Ladies of the Elks No. 1976. Mrs. Newton is survived by her husband, William of Fairfield; sisters, Bride Chancey of St. Johns, Newfoundland, and Eileen Southwell of Carbonear; brother, James P. O'Leary of Montreal, Canada. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Thursday in Bryan-Braker Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, 1652 W. Texas No. 110, Fairfield 94533.


NOLAN, MISS MARY
Democrat & Chronicle
April 2, 1912

Pittsford, April 1 - Miss Mary NOLEN died at midnight Sunday at the home of Miss Edith PERRY, of Elm street, this village with whom she has resided for nearly a year. She was in her usual health until a week ago, when pneumonia developed. She was a native of Newfoundland and was born 67 years ago. She came here when about 18 years of age and most of her life since then was spent with the family.


O'CLASSEN, Frank
Frank O'Classen, 88
, of Rutland, died May 12, 2001, at his residence following a long illness. He was born Nov. 2, 1912, in Harbor Main, Newfoundland, the son of Frank J. and Adeline (Woodford) O'Classen. A former resident of Danville, Mr. O'Classen had been a resident of Rutland for the past 33 years. He had been employed by Fairbanks Morse of St. Johnsbury and retired from Howe Richardson Scale Co. in 1974. Mr. O'Classen was an avid ham radio operator, going by W1HYK, a computer enthusiast and a Boston Red Sox fan. Survivors include his wife, Rosie Schultz O'Classen, whom he married Sept. 26, 1942; two sons, Frank J. O'Classen of Wallingford and Kevin O' Classen of Goshen; two daughters, Kathy O'Classen of San Diego, Calif.,and Karen Ransom of Jeffersonville; a sister, Julia Konopasek of NewYork; four grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary O'Brian. A time of remembrance will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church at a later date. The burial of ashes will be in the Trinity Memorial Garden. Donations may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West St.,Rutland, 05701. The Aldous Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


PARDY, W.F. Preston
The Telegram -USA

HUDSON - W.F. Preston Pardy, 80, of 152 Dracut Road died Nov. 9, 2001, at his home. He was the father of Mark E. Pardy of Northfield. Born Feb. 10, 1921, in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, son of George W. and Sarah Grace (Burge) Pardy, he lived for a time in Bedford MA and resided in Hudson since 1958. He graduated from Billerica (MA) High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He also attended Lowell Technological Institute. Before retiring in 1983, Mr. Pardy worked 30 years as a configuration engineer for Raytheon, in the missile systems division. He was the widower of Margaret (Woodin) Pardy who died Nov. 2, 2000. Other survivors include another son, Preston A. Pardy of Concord; four grandchildren; brother Frank G. Pardy of Brookings OR; and nephews. There will be a service of remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 214 Main St., Nashua, with Dr. Robert W. Odiema officiating. Burial will be in Church of the Good Shepherd Memorial Garden. Memorial donations: Home Health & Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua NH 03060; or Church of the Good Shepherd Book of Remembrance, 214 Main St., Nashua NH 03060


PAUL, MARY A.
Harriman, N.Y.
Mary A. Paul
of Harriman, a homemaker, died Friday, July 20, [?] in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen. She was 82. The daughter of John and Julia Davis Lyver, both deceased, she was born August 15, 1918, in St. John's, Newfoundland. She was married to the late Frank T. Paul. Survivors include two sons, Frank T. Paul Jr. of Monroe, and Brian M. Paul of Harriman; a daughter, Linda C. Straut of New Hampton, N.Y.; a brother, Edward Lyver of Bradenton, Fla.; three sisters, Helen Ferguson of Bradenton, Fla., Margaret Halley of St. John's, Newfoundland, and Sally Emrich of Astoria, Queens; six grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, at St. Anastasia Parish Church, Route 17M, Harriman. Burial will be in the Cemetery of the Highlands, Route 32, Highland Mills. Funeral arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe.
The Times Herald-Record Online
Pub. in Middleton New York


PERDUE, Laura Lamb
GUYMON, Okla.
Potter Co. TX - Obits from Amarillo Online Newspapers 20 March 1999
Oklahoma
Laura Lamb Perdue, 66
, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999. Services will be at 10 a.m. today in Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Odie Nunley officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery. Mrs. Perdue was born in Patricks Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, and moved to the Guymon area in 1970 from Taipei, Taiwan. She was a member of Free Will Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and had been a nurse's aide at Dunaway Manor for several years. She had been married to Don Lamb. In 1996, she married Charles Perdue.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Lorina "Rena" Weikle of Guymon, Phyllis Felton of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Barbara McCrobie of Tunnelton, W.Va.; a son, Walter McGrath of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada; two brothers; six sisters; and nine grandchildren. The family requests memorials be to the Lions Boys Ranch or a favorite charity. Memorials will be accepted at BunchRoberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1112, Guymon, OK 73942.


POTTER, Danny Pierce, of Grande Prairie
Date of Death: September 23rd, 2001
Danny Pierce Potter
passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 23, 2001 in Grande Prairie, Alberta, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Danny was born August 13, 1975 in Gander, Newfoundland. Danny leaves behind his loving, new wife Cindy Potter, his father Pearce Potter (Betty Abbott), mother Heather Potter (Roger Spencer), brother Michael Spencer, step-brother Kevin (Sharma) Spencer, step-sisters Trisha Spencer and Felicia Abbott, grandmothers Florrie Blandford and Annie-May Potter, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, family members and close friends. Danny has gone to join his grandfathers Arthur Blandford and Wilson Potter.

Danny battled with cancer for 20 months. He didn't win the war, but he fought the fight with such hope and strength that brought him through day after day. He never gave up hope. Danny loved life, he loved hunting and fishing. Danny touched many people in his own special way. He will always be remembered and forever loved. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 from noon -2 p.m. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 2 p.m. from Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005-107 Ave., Grande Prairie. Funeral service will be held in Lewisport, Newfoundland, on Saturday, September 29, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Q.E.II Hospital Foundation Cancer Clinic. Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium Telephone (780) 532-2929
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune


PUDDISTER, Herbert W., 80
FITCHBURG - Herbert W. Puddister, 80
, of 16 South St., died Tuesday in Hillcrest Nursing Home. He leaves his wife, Ellen (Kennedy) Averso of Fitchburg; two sons, William Puddister of Melrose and Gary Reidister of Palau Island in the South Pacific; daughter Donna Eoff of Gallup, N.M.; a step-son Barry L. Averso of Quaker Hills, Conn.; two step-daughters, Peggy-Jo Averso of Fitchburg and Mari-ann Rantala of Ashby; four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. His first wife, Anna (Zuben) Puddister, died in 1984.

He was born in Ochre Pit Cove, Newfoundland, son of William H. and Alice (Martin) Puddister, and lived in Melrose for 70 years before moving to Fitchburg three years ago. He was staff sergeant with the U.S. Army in the 38th Engineering Corp. during World War II. He was a carpenter and worked for different contractors in the Boston area, retiring in 1976. He worked for Western Electric for 10 years. He was a member of the Carpenters Union local 218 of Malden. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. The Bosk Funeral Home, 85 Blossom St. is directing arrangements. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 51 Union Place, Worcester, 01608.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune
Publication Date: January 16, 1992


PUGH, Theresa
Friday, August 25, 2000
Theresa Pugh, 71
, died Wednesday at Nathan Adelson Hospice. She was born Aug. 19, 1929, in Stephenville, Newfoundland. A retired supervisor for an Army/Air Force exchange, she was a 41-year resident of Las Vegas. She is survived by her husband, Nick; son, Don; and daughters, Diane Grayson and Debbie Duesler, all of Las Vegas; brothers, Roy Gaudon of Port au Port, Newfoundland, and Greg Gaudon of Halifax, Nova Scotia; sisters, Madge Lee and Janet Greene, both of Port au Port; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne.


ROBINSON, RHODA NANCY, 90, of New Port Richey died Monday (July 3, 2000) at National Health Care. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, she came here 28 years ago from Farmingdale, N.Y. She was assistant manager of South Farmingdale Water District and a member of St. Stephen Episcopal Church, New Port Richey. Survivors include her husband, George; a son, John Best, New Port Richey; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.
The Petersburg Times -USA


SANDS III, Harry Luther, 53, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of the Tamaqua area, died June 15 [?] at home. Born in Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, Feb. 8, 1948, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Catherine "Kitty" Sands. He grew up in the Hometown and Tamaqua area. He was an applications engineer and quality manager with a career that touched many specialized fields in various locations before his move to Tucson in 1982. His 30-year career included developing test programs for defense navigation systems, a test program for a space shuttle component and most recently working for a company that develops systems for lightning detection worldwide. He was an amateur radio operator (WBGM), receiving his license at the age of 12 and volunteered numerous hours in Civil Defense programs. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, worked as an emergency medical technician and sang in a barbershop quartet. Surviving are his wife, the former Maggie Wilson; three sisters, Cathy Dee Osenbach and Ardina Rose, both of Tamaqua, and Faye Spurling, Tucson; nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held in Tucson. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lamar Christ Funeral Home, Hometown.


SEELY, Rev. Thomas G.
April 23, 1924
Rev Thomas G. Seely
d. Winnipeg MB formerly of Newfoundland
Late Rev T.G. Seeley
- an appreciation d. Mar 22 1924 General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB buried Elmwood Cemetery native of Newfoundland worked at Maidstone SK > spent 22 months at sanitorium in Ninette MB after a serious operation then moved to Winnipeg MB c.1922 brother Rev W.R. Seeley of Sidney Mines and uncle Rev Rev W.R. of SK were with him at time of death cousin Rev W. Seeley Mercer d.in blizzard Feb 4 1924 in Newfoundland


SNYDER
Id#: 0732392
Name: Snyder, Veronica
Date: Jul 27 1971
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #157.
Notes: Snyder. Veronica Snyder (nee Kolesar), beloved wife of Robert, dear mother of Linda Nations, Streetsboro, O., John Bostosky, Kent, Gail Bostosky, Donna Kolesar, Dean Kolesar all at home, daughter of Mrs. Jane Marche Newfoundland, sister of Beatrice Elston, Niles, O., Mary Elford, Angela Walshman, Millage Marche, Gordon, Raymond and Teddy Marche, all of Newfoundland, grandmother of three, passed away Saturday, July 24. Services Shorts Funeral Home, Ravenna, O., Wednesday 1:30. Burial in Brooklyn Heights Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Visiting Hours Tuesday 3-5 And 7-9 P.M.


STAUFENBEIL, Marion
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sunday, April 13, 1997
Marion Linda Staufenbeil, 83
, died Friday in a local hospital. A homemaker, she was born Aug. 6, 1913, in Greenspond, Newfoundland, Canada, was a volunteer for Nellis Chapter of the American Red Cross, Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, member of American Poets Society, and a 27-year resident of Las Vegas. She is survived by her brother, Maxwell Howse of NewFoundland, Canada. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary-Downtown handled the arrangements. The family requests donations be made to American Red Cross.


STEVENS, ANNE MARIE
Cumberland Times-News, Cumberland, Maryland
Anne Marie Stevens, 44
, of 145 S. Water St., Frostburg, died Sunday, May 10, 1998, at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born April 21, 1954, in Placentia Canada, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Anna M. (Quilty) Hartley. Mrs. Stevens was Catholic by faith, and had attended the Frostburg Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband of 22 years, Kenneth C. Stevens; two daughters, Lori Stevens, and Kelli Stevens, both at home; seven sisters, Mary, Newfoundland, Camellia, Newfoundland, Jackie, Canada, Sheila, Canada, Janet, Canada, Yvonne, Kaukauna, Wisc., and Doris, Williamsburg, Va.; two brothers, Dennis, Newfoundland, and Richard, Canada; mother-in-law, Virlen Stevens, Frostburg; and 21 nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at noon with the Rev. Fr. Paul Byrnes officiating. Interment will be in the Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Route 40.


TRICKETT, Patience Lilian
ORWELL - Patience Lilian Trickett, 96, died Jan. 8, 2000, at her son's home in Orwell. She was born Jan. 24, 1903, in Carbonear, Newfoundland, the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Earle) Colbourne. She moved to the Boston area in 1921. She married George Albert Trickett in October 1924 in Cambridge, Mass. He died in 1980. She moved to Orwell in 1999 from Lynnfield, Mass. Mrs. Trickett was an accomplished seamstress, and was very devoted to her family. She especially enjoyed needle work art. She was a member of the Orwell 60 Plus Club.

Survivors include a son, George A. Trickett of Orwell; a daughter, Margaret Constance Trickett of Lynnfield, Mass.; and four granddaughters. Funeral services are pending for Tuesday. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Project Independence, 27 North Pleasant St., Middlebury, VT 05753. The Mallory Funeral Home of Fair Haven is in charge of arrangements.


WISEMAN, Ruth R.
ONEONTA - Ruth Rendell Wiseman, 78, of 14 Bronk St. in Oneonta, died unexpectedly Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at her residence. She was born March 31, 1923, at St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, to James and Annie (Charles) Rendell. Ruth married Eric John Wiseman in April 1944, in Montreal. They moved to Oneonta in 1948. He died April 16, 1996. She graduated from Eaton School for Girls in Nova Scotia, Canada and emigrated to the United States in 1947. She was a homemaker and worked briefly as secretary for George Waddington at Oneonta Junior High School. Mrs. Wiseman was a past president of the Oneonta Garden Club and a member of St. James Episcopal Church. She enjoyed her winter residence in Holiday, Fla., where she spent time with her Canadian and Oneonta friends. Her family remembers her as an excellent homemaker, wonderful cook and garden lover. She is survived by her loving daughter, Lynda A. Wiseman of Niskayuna, N.Y., and son, Gary J. Wiseman of Ventura, Calif.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nephews, Roger and Jim Finlen of Carmel, Calif., Bill Lloyd of Montreal and Fred and Jim Rendell of Ottawa. She was predeceased by a second son, Randy J. Wiseman, who died on Nov. 23, 1983, and four siblings, Renee Keating of Montreal, Jean Finlen Keen of Goodyear Lake, Fred Rendell of Ottawa and Evelyn Rendell of Oneonta. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2001, at Lewis-Hurley Funeral Home in Oneonta, N.Y., with the Rev. Robert Haskell, associate pastor of St. James Episcopal Church in OneontaBurial will be later in Newfoundland. There will be no calling hours
The Daily Star - Oneonata NY-USA


WOBURN - Catherine J. "Kit" Baker, 102, formerly of Arlington and Belmont, died March 7, 2001. She was born in Newfoundland on June 17, 1898, the daughter of the late Edward A. and Margaret (Walsh) Baker. She was raised in Canada and moved to the Boston area in her early 20s. She lived in Arlington and Belmont for a number of years, and took up residence in Woburn 20 years ago. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her nieces and nephews. She is survived by a brother, Matthew Hayes of Cambridge; her nieces and nephews, Leonard Baker of Belmont, Judy Corsetti of Boxford, Ed Baker of Tewksbury, Beatrice Jenkins of Waltham, Geraldine Mullen of New York, Dennis Hayes of South Boston, and Mary Bridget Gross of Illinois. She also leaves several grandnieces and grandnephews. Preceding her in death were her twin brother, Leonard P. Baker, and a sister, Elizabeth Niven. A funeral was held March 10, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home in Woburn, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church. Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Obituaries


ZIMMERMAN, Sally
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

BERLIN - Sally Sophie Zimmerman died peacefully on Sunday December 30, 2001 at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, Vermont. She was born Sophie Morris in Brooklyn, New York on October 4, 1916. Her mother, Mabel Pynn and her father, Samuel Morris were originally from Newfoundland, Canada. They had come separately to New York City to make their way in this exciting town. She was a seamstress and an embroiderer of fine children's clothing, and he was a structural iron worker. He told his children with pride about his work on the iron structure of the Empire State Building.

Mabel and Samuel married and had three children; Mabel, Sophie, and Sam. Young Sophie was a secretary in New York City when she met her future husband William Eric Arthur Zimmerman. He was a B-17 crew member with the 8th Air Force, 96th Bomber Group. They fell in love and were married on May 5th, 1943. He was stationed in England. He survived 35 successful bombing missions over Germany as a top turret gunner and returned highly decorated.

Sally and Bill settled on Long Island and started their family. They had two children. A son, William Bruce Zimmerman, born July 9th 1944, and currently living in Portland, Oregon. A daughter, Eleanor Carol (nee Zimmerman) Woodfield was born on December 12, 1946, and is currently living in Calais with her husband, Michael Woodfield and daughter, Mila. Bill worked for Trans World Airlines as a flight engineer. His career with T.W.A. spanned over 50 years. He died in May of 1995.

Sally spent her time as a homemaker, loving mother, and community member. Often she would need to handle her growing family alone as Bill would sometimes be away for two weeks as he flew on long trips overseas for T.W.A. She was also active in the church, church choir, and scouting. She showed her love not only to her family and friends, but to the many pets both furry and feathered over the years in the Zimmerman household. Sally, her children, and her husband also enjoyed their many travels throughout Europe, and the United States. She is predeceased by her parents; her sister, Mabel; her brother, Sam; her stepmother, Florence Morris of Toronto, Canada. Survivors include her loving half-sister Florence McDonnell, and Florence's children, Robbie and Tracy. Survivors also include her brother-in-law, John Zimmerman and his family of California; dedicated daughter-in-law, Barbara Zimmerman of Minnesota; and her grandchildren: Matthew Zimmerman and his family of Ohio, Kathy Zimmerman of Minnesota, Heather Woodfield of Los Angeles, and Mila Woodfield of Calais. She will be remembered by her many friends and relatives in Vermont, Florida, Maine, Oregon, and Illinois. Donations in her name can be made to your local Humane Society. Her son chose the following poem by Tracee Anne Beaty in memory of "Mom".
Mother
A thousand times I called you Mom.
You answered every call.
Regardless of my needs or wants,..
You filled it. big or small.
Denied yourself those hidden wants,
So I could have my fun,
I never knew until I aged,
How motherhood was "done".
Today, my children ask of me,
Much like I asked of you.
And, yet without a second thought,
"I'll do what I can do".
With due respect and countless thanks,
My heart these words come from,
No other woman in my life,
Means more to me than Mom.

 

 

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