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The Packet Obituaries
August 2007

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

 

 

August 6, 2007

KEATS: Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on July 26, 2007, Jethro Keats, age 62, from Port Blandford. Predeceased by parents, Thomas Keats and Fanny Mesh and brother Richard Keats. Leaving to mourn other relatives and close friends. His cremated remains rested at the Anglican Church, Port Blandford from where a memorial service was held on Sunday, July 29, 2007 with interment following. Donations in his memory may be made to the Port Blandford Volunteer Fire Department. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Gone but not forgotten.

TILLEY, Frank B. - Passed suddenly away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, July 27, 2007. Frank B. Tilley of Clarenville in his 81st year. Predeceased by his parents William and Cicily Tilley and sister Irene Janes. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Marjorie of 56 years; daughter Marlene (Don Smith) of Clarenville, son Keith (Roberta) of Ontario, sisters Marjorie Malette of Montreal, Olive (Roy Sansom) of St. John's; sister-in-law Nellie Green of Hants Harbour, Mabel Loder of Hants Harbour; brother-in-law Alec Janes (Phillis) of Mount Pearl; three grandchildren Corissa Little, Inga (Nick Bailey) and Heather Smith (Justin); one great grandson Samuel Little and a number of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation was held at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. A Memorial Service took place on Sunday July 29, 2007 at Fewer's Funeral Home Chapel, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville or charity of one's choice.


August 13, 2007

IVANY, Melvin - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at the Bonavista Hospital on Monday, August 6, 2007 Melvin Ivany of Winterbrook, formerly of Shoal Harbour aged 83 years. Predeceased by son George Bond and daughter Gloria Adams. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Dulcie of 63 years; daughters Shirley Coish (Ed) of Mount Pearl and Catherine Baker (David Wright) of Port Severn, ON; sons Jerry (Joan) of Charlottetown, PEI and David (Betty-Lou) of Toronto, ON; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Thursday, August 9, 2007 from the United Church, Shoal Harbour with interment at the United Cemetery, Church Road in Shoal Harbour. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the United Church, Shoal Harbour, or charity of one's choice.

HOLLOHAN, Marion - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, Monday, August 6, 2007 Marion Hollohan of Summerville aged 95 years. Predeceased by husband Robert and daughter Mary. Left with fond and loving memories Felix and Loretta Maloney with whom she resided; son Felix of Kelligrews; sister Eileen Squires (William) of Glovertown; brothers Thomas of BC, William (Blanche) of Canso, NS and Maurice of Clarenville; grandchildren Wayne (Jennie), Lome (Jackie), Brian (Deborah), Paul (Jo Ann) and Glen (Deborah); great-grandchildren Pamela, Aiden, Justin, Andrew, Tyler, Stephanie, and Joshua and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Anne's RC Church, Summerville. Funeral service held Wednesday, August 8th 2007 from the RC Church, Summerville, with interment at RC Cemetery, Summerville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Building Fund St. Anne's Church, Summerville.

LITTLE, William Clarence - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 William Clarence Little of Morley's Siding, aged 85 years. Predeceased by parents John and Sarah Little, brothers Samuel, Locksley (Phema), Arthur, Robert, Heber, Ford (Dorothy); sister Lily Holloway (Andrew). Leaving to mourn; sisters Nora Crocker of Bloomfield, Hazel Matthews of Edmonton, AB; sisters in law Nellie of Toronto, ON and Phyllis of Bloomfield and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Friday, August 10, 2007 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, with interment at the United Cemetery, Musgravetown.

PORTER, Roger George: Passed peacefully away at his home in Tucson, Arizona, USA, on Friday, July 27, 2007 at the age of 90 years. Roger was born in Elliston, NL to Garland and Jessie Porter. He will be greatly missed by his wife Lee (Parsons), formerly of Lumsden, NL; sons Chesley and Gary; and sister Ruth Hann of Wesleyville, NL. Roger began his career as a teacher, then moved into business in California. After retirement, he and Lee spent many happy years traveling and at home in British Columbia, California and Arizona. Memorial service to be held in Tucson at a later date.


August 20, 2007

Goldsworthy, Allan 1917-2007: It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Allan Goldsworthy, on July 21, 2007 at Kin Place Personal Care Home, Oakbank, Manitoba. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 65 years, Selina; son, Calvin (May); daughter, Margaret Critchley (Dick) both of Winnipeg; son, Sterling (Doreen); and daughter, Ruby Locke (Keith) both of Moncton, NB; son-in-law, Tim Koehler of Winnipeg. Allan was predeceased by his youngest daughter, Doreen Koehler in 2005. May they now be together forever. He will also be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Lisa, Sherry, Donna Lee, Kevin, Keri, Kimberley, Melissa, Allan, Bradley, Mark, Michael, six great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and friends. Allan was born in Trinity East (Freshwater), Newfoundland. As a teenager, he cod fished off the coast of Labrador. During the war, he spent two years in Scotland with the Newfoundland Forestry Unit. He was employed at the Saint John shipyards in NB and the RAF in Gander, Newfoundland. He spent 31 years with Dept of Transport, Stores in Gander and Moncton, NB. On retirement, he moved back to his precious Trinity East for 23 years. He lived the last two years in Manitoba near his children. The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherines Anglican Church, 3202 Bird's Hill Rd., Bird's Hill, MB. Pallbearers were grandsons, Kevin and Mark Goldsworthy, Allan and Michael Koehler, sons-in-law, Keith Locke and Tim Koehler. Following a reception at the church, interment took place at Transcona Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in hope that someday a cure may be found for the disease that took his youngest daughter, Doreen.

RYDER, Myrtle Joyce Elaine - Passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer at Bonavista Hospital August 10, 2007 Myrtle Joyce Elaine Ryder in her 44th year. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Calvin of 25 years, two daughters Sharon (boyfriend Cory Tremblett) and Amanda, mother Doris and husband Eugene, brother Tony, uncle Winston, Grandmother Tippett and a large number of relatives and friends. Visitation was held at Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. Memorial service held on Monday, August 13, 2007 at Elliston United Church. Service officiated by Rev. Larry Noseworthy.


August 27, 2007

JEROME BEST
MARCH 22,1973 - AUGUST 19, 2007
BEST
- Passed suddenly away at his residence on Saturday, August 19, 2007, Jerome Best of Southern Harbor in his 70th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are brother, Daniel and wife, Patricia of Southern Bay; nephews, Rodney of Fort McMurray, Alberta and Danny of Cambridge, Ontario; plus a large circle of family and friends. Funeral mass was officiated by Father A Mwaungulu from Christ The King Roman Catholic Church on Friday, August 24, 2007, with internment following at Christ The King Roman Catholic Cemetery, Southern Harbour. Pallbearers were: Cory Best, Maurice Best, Mike Parsons, Randy Best, Felix Leonard and Harold Whiffen. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.
"Gone But Not Forgotten"

DEAN, Bonita Joan - Passed peacefully away at her residence in Caplin Cove on August 11, 2007 in her 65th year. Predeceased by parents, Frank and Harriett Hunt; sisters, Elizabeth Hunt and Marie Cannings; brothers, Harry Hunt and Mac Hunt. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband, Lloyd of 40 years; daughter, Roxane; son, Rodney; sister, Diane (Russ Poole); brother, Robert Hunt (Jackie); special nieces and nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Mrs. Lorraine Moores and Rev. Judy Squires conducted the funeral service at Bethany United Church in Southport on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 with interment at United Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home. Pallbearers were nephews, Bradley Poole, Johnny Dean, Michael Dean and Tony Dean along with brother-in-law, Alonzo Dean and special friend, Ed Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers (Caregivers) were Betty Stringer, Joan Peddle and Florence Baker. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Dean Family.

DALTON, Lionel Augustus - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at the Dr. GB Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Monday, August 13, 2007, at the age of 79 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Millicent of 51 years; daughter, Joan Dalton of Little Catalina; sons, David (Wanda) also of Little Catalina and Craig of Halifax NS; grandchildren, Chantel and Matthew and great-grandchildren, Michael and Madison; several nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Strathie's Funeral Home in Catalina. Funeral service held on Thursday, August 16 from the United Church in Little Catalina with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Little Catalina.

FRANK RICKETTS
RICKETTS, Frank
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, July 29, 2007, Frank Ricketts of Knight's Cove, aged 81. Leaving to mourn family and friends. Frank spent the last year of his life at Luxury Estates, Bonavista. Rested at St. Peter and Paul RC Church, King's Cove. Funeral Mass took place July 31. Interment at RC Cemetery, King's Cove.

 

 

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