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The Packet
April 2014

The Packet is a community newspaper of Bonavista, Trinity, and Placentia Bays.

 

April 3, 2014

Daniel Gerard Turner
Passed on: March 27th, 2014

Passed suddenly away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday March 27, 2014 Daniel Gerard Turner of Snook's Harbour, Random Island, formerly of St. Brendan's, in his 59th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughter Danielle Turner (Dave), wife Marilyn, stepdaughter Melissa (Dean), stepson Stephen (Alaina), 3 stepgrandsons: Tyler, Dawson and Keegan, brothers: Cyril, Andrew, Ron, Charlie, Pat and Les, sisters: Marie, Theresa, Kathleen, Margerite and Lucy plus a large circle of other family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Susan and Daniel Turner, brothers: Gregory and Pat. A service of remembrance was held at Blundons Funeral Home on Saturday March 29, 2014. Cremation to follow with Interment to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.

Harvey Day
Passed on: March 23rd, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday, March 23, 2014 Harvey Day of Lethbridge aged 75 years. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Florence of 55 years; daughters Joan Fry (Irvine), Eileen Day (Hubert Brown), Kelly Day; two grandchildren Abigail and Ashton (Matthew Bragg); sisters Ruby (Herbert - deceased) and Maxine (Ernest); brother Walter Day (Joyce) and a large circle of family and friends. Remains rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. A Memorial Service took place on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Herbert George Greening
Passed on: March 21st, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Dr. Twomey Health Care Center, Botwood, NL on Friday March 21, 2014 Herbert George Greening of Botwood in his 71st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughter Kimberly and husband Keith of Botwood as well as granddaughter Carly, special family Daniel, Jennifer, Caleb and Michaela Brown plus a large circle of other family and friends. Pre-deceased by his wife Sophie, brothers: Limberg, Llewelyn, sisters: Olive, Susie, Mable and Elizabeth. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. G. Cook from Emmanuel United Church, Charlottetown on Monday March 24, 2014 with interment following at Community Cemetery Charlottetown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Clarenville SPCA. Pallbearers were: Carly Peyton, Keith Peyton, Blanche West, Walter Greening, Douglas Simmonds and Daniel Brown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home Shoal Harbour.


April 10, 2014

Philip Henry Vokey
Passed on: April 2nd, 2014

It is with saddened hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Philip Henry Vokey, age 78, from Britannia, Random Island at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on April 2, 2014. Predeceased by parents, James and Stella Vokey; brothers, Wesley and Colin; parents-in-law, Eric and Edna Pitcher; brothers-in-law, Eric King and Wilson Hart. Mourning his great loss are his wife, Ruby (54 years); sons, Richard and Darren; daughter, Christine (Wilson Ivany); grandchildren, Printzline, Bradley (Katie), Amber, Chloe and Hailey; great grandchildren, Gracie and Lucas; sisters, Lavina and Susan; brothers, Garland and Herbert (Julie); sisters-in-law, Barbara, Caroline, Bertha, Doreen and Phyllis; brothers-in-law, Arch (Dete), Ray, Ronnie and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home. The funeral service, officiated by Pastor Winston Reddicks, took place from the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle, Hickman's Harbour on Friday, April 4, 2014 with interment following. to sign online condolences please visit vardtsfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
I have fought a good fight, i have finished my course, I have kept the faith

Cecil William Avery
Passed on: March 31st, 2014
AVERY, Cecil William,
age 83, a man who loved his family and Jesus from the heart has passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on March 31, 2014. Predeceased by his parents, Walter and Jane Avery. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife of 62 years, Phyllis; children, Levi (Karen), Mary (Stephen), Sylvia and Rita; eleven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brothers, Art (Una), Silas (Minnie), Clifford (Joyce), Les (Daphne); sister, Minnie March along with extended family and friends. Rested at the Bethany United Church, Southport from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Rick Marsh, assisted by Rev. Robert Tulk, took place on Friday, April 4, 2014 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
The rose of love blooms forever

Mildred Brown (nee Saint
Passed on: April 4th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, April 4, 2014, Mildred Brown (nee Saint) of Musgravetown, aged 102 years. Daughter of James Musgrave Saint, first baby born in Musgravetown and Sarah Hancock Saint. Predeceased by husband Malcolm W. Brown; son David M. Brown; sons-in-law Ewart Hall and Allan Thorne; granddaughter Jennifer Hall and grandson-in-law Craig Moss. Left with fond and loving memories to celebrate her long life are her daughters Shirley Hall, Elizabeth K. Svendsen (Edward) and Ellen C. Thorne; daughter-in-law Rowena Brown; grandchildren Jim Brown (Sharon), Colleen Smart (Terry), Janet Moss, Ewart Hall, Elaine Maeland (Martin), John Hall, Philip Hall, Steven Svendsen, Heather Svendsen (David Hanger), Allan D. Thorne (Lola), Susanne Harris (Shawn), Malcolm Thorne (Jennifer); 24 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Monday, April 7, 2014 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to Heritage United Church, Musgravetown.

Annie Ash
Passed on: April 1st, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, Annie Ash of Portland, aged 80 years. Predeceased by her husband William; sister Violet Nicholson; brothers Thomas Pye, Jack Pye and Boyd Pye; parents Harold and Beatrice Pye; parents-in-law Gilbert and Sarah Ash; sisters-in-law Maude Pye and Clarice Pye; brothers-in-law Hedley Ash, Eden Dyer; Alex Andrews, Gerald Nicholson and Lloyd St. Croix; great grandson Maddox Holloway; long time family friend Doris Fitzgerald. Left with fond and loving memories her children Barbara (Clarence Holloway), Ruby (Terry Chatman) and Lloyd; grandchildren Troy, David, Danny, Adam, Mark, Duane and Jessica; great grandchildren Spencer, William, Claire, Jacob, Leah, Rebecca and Michael; sister Pearl (Bruce Simmons); brothers Ron Pye (Brenda) and Lewis Pye; sisters-in-law Millicent Andrews, Emma Dyer, Gladys Oates (Ron), Ruby Schwab (Albert), Margaret St. Croix and Verda Greening (Fred); brother-in-law John Ash; and a large circle of family and friends. A memorial service was held on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at United Church, Portland with interment at United Cemetery, Portland.


April 17, 2014

Elizabeth Rodway Best Peach
Passed on: April 10th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, April 10, 2014, holding her daughters hands, Elizabeth Rodway Best Peach of Arnold's Cove, aged 96 years. Predeceased by first husband William Best, second husband James Peach; daughter Matilda; granddaughter Mallory; parents Fred and Matilda Rodway; brothers Clev and wife Marion and Victor Rodway; daughter-in-law Delores Best. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Helen (Dave Hoskins) and Thelma (Ralph Williams); sons Carman Best (Hilda), Charles Best, Wifred Best (Emily), Cyril Best (Clara) and Jerry Best (Pauline); grandchildren Ivan (Judy) Best, Carmelita (Gordon Warren), Dwayne (Christine) Best, Lori (Paul Hollett), Bill (Valerie) Best, Scott (Tracy) Best, Steve (Sharon) Best, Angela (David Gale), Dorman (Beverly) Best, Dennis (Wanda) Best, Geoffrey Best, Lisa Best, Jeremy (Erin) Hoskins and Trevor (Lillian) Hoskins, Shawna Hoskins (Christopher Hobbs) and David Williams (Deidra Slade); 25 great grandchildren; half sister Linda Rodway, Clarenville; sisters-in-law Maude Rodway, Deer Lake, Mabel Masters (Jim) and Effie Slade; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. Funeral service took place on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In her memory donations may be made to the Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove or the Children's Wish Foundation.

Mildred Reader
Passed on: April 9th, 2014

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her family at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Mildred Reader nee Pretty of Bloomfield, 2 weeks short of her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband William J. Reader; parents Frank and Emily Pretty; sisters Ada, Emma and Annie; brothers Ernest, Leonard, Stanley, Angus and Leslie. Left with fond and loving memories her twin daughters Glenda (Rex Ralph), Winterbrook and Gloria (Edgar Skiffington), Musgravetown; son Boyd (Shirley), Lethbridge; six grandchildren Lorrie Ann Ralph (Joey Cooze), Brian Skiffington (Trina), Kimberley Tucker (Reginald), Denise Holloway (Paul), Krista Chatman (David) and Blair Reader (Barbara Ann); 10 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Cavelle Pretty, Dildo and Cave Greening, Clarenville; a large circle of nieces & nephews, neighbours and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the Salvation Army Islandview Corp or the Children's Wish Foundation.

Larry Strong
Passed on: April 4th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, April 4, 2014 Larry Strong of Clarenville aged 78 years. Predeceased by his parents Lyman and Wilhelmena Strong, wife Margaret. Left with fond and loving memories his children Larry (Angela), Randy and Sheldon (Donna); grandchildren Fraser, Madison, A.J., Justin and Megan; sisters Beatrice West (Joe), Judy Stanley (Les), Florence Wiseman (Ted) and Mabel West; brothers Bruce (Pauline) and Bernard and a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends gave their last respects to Larry on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.


April 24, 2014

Otto Jacob Martin
Passed on: April 18th, 2014

Passed away at the Harbour Wing of the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor in Clarenville on Friday, April 18, 2014 Otto Jacob Martin of Little Heart's Ease aged 84 years. Predeceased by his parents Ezekiel and Mary Alice, daughter Gail Parrott, brothers Eric, Jack, Howard, Ted; sisters Marcie, Florence and Dinah. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Nellie of 61 years; son Rocky (Peggy) of Little Heart's Ease; son in law Wayne Parrott of St. Bernard's; granddaughter Lana (Lorne Rowsell) of Little Heart's Ease; grandsons Mark and Todd Puddester of Little Heart's Ease; great granddaughter August Gayle Rowsell of Little Heart's Ease; sister Evelyn Dwyer of Grand Falls; and a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and close friends. At his request, cremation has taken place. He rested at Fewer's Funeral Home in Little Heart's Ease. Memorial Service took place on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at the United Church, Little Heart's Ease with interment of Otto and daughter Gail at the United Cemetery, Little Heart's Ease. In his memory donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund.

Harrison Martin
Passed on: April 10th, 2014

Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at Bonavista Peninsula Hospital on Thursday, April 10, 2014, Harrison Martin of Catalina, aged 95 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 66 years, Emma (nee Kean ) ; daughter Sharon Carpenter (Bruce); son Peter (Mona); grandchildren: Adam (Kelly), Victoria (Dennis), Peter, Laura (Richard), Carolyn (Damian), Jessica (Kyle), and Christina; great-grandchildren: Andrew, Nicolas, Brooke, Tyler, Logan, Reed, and Alex ; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Sunday, April 12, 2014 from Strathie's Funeral Home, Catalina with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Catalina.

Viola Gladys Johnson
Passed on: April 16th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014, Viola Gladys Johnson (nee Barnes) of Trouty, age 90. Predeceased by granddaughters Jean and Joan Samson and grandsons Matthew and Justin Balch. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband at 68 years, Chester; daughters Lila Samson (Clarence), Betty Balch (Shane), Veta Patch (Bradley); 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; also a large number of family and friends. Rested at St. Matthews Anglican Church, Trouty. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. John. Gillam and Rev. Shawn Samson, took place on Monday, April 21st, with interment following at the Anglican Cemetery, Trouty. To send online condolences, please visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Oh Lord I put her in thy hands

Thomas Scott Vokey
Passed on: April 9th, 2014

With saddened hearts we announce the passing of Thomas Scott Vokey, from Weybridge, Random Island, on April 9th of 2014. Predeceased by Karen Murphy, his mother and father Ruby and Thomas Vokey, and sister, Belinda. Leaving to mourn, his daughter Brandy Murphy, and son Sheldon Murphy; brothers and sisters; Brian (Audrey), Linda (Boyd Hancock), Jackie (Shawn), Shawn (Wanda), Morgan (Christine), Mike (Joanne), Tracey Goodman (Bill March), Craig, Gail Poole (Lawrence), Clay and a large number of nieces and nephews. Visitation took place from the Central United Church from where the funeral service, officiated by Pastor Keith Chard, took place on Tuesday, April 25th, 2014 with interment at his family's cemetery, Weybridge. Scott now rests peacefully with the Lord. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
At rest

Beverly Ann Short
Passed on: April 6th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Sunday April 6, 2014, Beverly Ann Short age 50 years, of New Bonaventure. Leaving to mourn Parents Lance and Patsy Short, Brothers David (Lori), Greg (Irene), Sister Pauline (Garth), Aunt, Uncles and Cousins. Rested at Mortuary Chapel, Trinity. Funeral Service took place on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity. Internment at the Anglican Cemetery, Trinity.

Doreen Anderson
Born In: Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: July 1st, 1956
Passed in: Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 20th, 2014
Doreen (Hiscock) Anderson
, at age 57, passed peacefully but suddenly away at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital on April 20, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was a kind and loving soul who was predeceased by her Husband Joshua (1999) and Mother Irene (2003). Doreen had a huge heart and one of her biggest joys was caring for the children in her life. She had a young imagination, was known for her beautiful smile, a positive personality and touched the hearts of many. She leaves behind her Father Charles Hiscock, Brothers Chesley (Lela), Bruce (Lynette), Everett (Adelaide) and Graham (Debbie), Sisters Margaret Hampton (Wycliff) & Audrey Stringer (Brian). Doreen also leaves behind extended family including many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held at United Church in Deep Bight Tuesday April 22, 2014, 2-4 & 7-9 and Wednesday April 23, 2014, 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral will be held at the United Church in Deep Bight Thursday April 24th, 2014 at 11 am. Any donations made to the family will be given to the heart and stroke foundation.

 

 

Page contributed by Joe Duffett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday September 27, 2014)

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