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The Packet
August 2008

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


August 4, 2008

ADAMS, Patrick Ronald Kevin- Died tragically at Fort McMurray, Alberta on Thursday, July 24, 2008, Patrick Ronald Kevin Adams of Clarenville, aged 20 years. Patrick will be forever loved and missed by his parents, Beverley and Earle and step-family Todd, Marina, Kiana and Kayla; grandparents, Ed and Ethel Blundon, Daisy (the late Ronald Adams); step-grandparents, Freda and Ralph Winsor and Mae Sutton; aunts and uncles, Wade (Marion), Wanda (Dave), Kathy (Craig), Kevin (Denise), Judy (Wayne), Glen (Glenda), Dianne, Perry (Jeanette), Kenny (Sonia) and their families. Patrick also leaves to mourn a large circle of extended family and many good friends in Newfoundland and Alberta who thought so much about him. Visitation was held at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Friday August 1, 2008 at Memorial United Church, Clarenville and was conducted by Majors Fred and Gloria Pond with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to Clarenville-Bonavista Shrine Club in aid of Shriners Hospitals for Children.

August 11, 2008

BARTON, Dorothy Mary (nee Rowe) aka: Blackie Drover - passed peacefully away at the L. A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Saturday August 2, 2008, Dorothy Barton, aged 89 years. Predeceased by husband, Dr. Robert Barton, youngest son Robert and her first husband, Harry Drover. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her five children: Dennis (Frances) Drover, Howard Drover (Madeline Eve), Janet (Ian) Campbell, Dorothy Drover, aka Rusty (Edward Burton) and Ted Drover (Pearl Barbour), nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. The family wishes to thank all the staff at I.C.U. and the 4th floor nurses and the very kind and dedicated nurses at the Palliative Care Unit. God Bless you all. To respect Dorothy's request, cremation has taken place. No visitation or memorial service will be forthcoming. Donations in her memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit:
"May her memory live on forever"

BRADLEY, John R. - Passed away suddenly but peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on July 29, 2008, John R. Bradley, age 84 years, of Bonavista. Predeceased by his father and mother, F. Gordon Bradley and Ethel Louise (Roper) Bradley. Leaving to mourn his wife Sylvia (Hunt) Bradley, son John (Lisa) of Cold Lake, Alberta, and daughter Jennifer (Paul) of Flatrock. Also survived by his brother Gordon (Marjorie) of Bonavista, and nephew David (Paula) of St. John's, and a host of other relatives and friends made over a long life. Funeral service took place from Memorial United Church, Bonavista on Friday, August 1, at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church (Lookout) Cementery, In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the SPCA, Clarenville or to the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista. John built the Garrick in 1945 and operated it for more than 50 years. In 2003 he and his family donated the facility to the community, and it is currently undergoing an extensive redevelopment. Please make any donation to the Garrick in the name of the Town of Bonavista, in memory of John R. Bradley, c/o Bonavista Historic Townscape Foundation, P. O. Box 10, Bonavista, AOC 1BO. (

August 18, 2008

MARSH, Otto Wilfred (February 13,1914 - August 9, 2008) - Passed peacefully away in his 94th Year, Otto Marsh of Sunnyside, formerly of Deer Harbour, Random Island. Predeceased by parents, Alexander (1944) and Elizabeth (1990); brother, Benjamin (1916), sisters, Edna (1932), Olive (1933), Neta (1996), brother-in-law, Alonzo Ivany (1992) and nephew, Cyril Ivany (2000). Leaving to mourn nephews, Tracy (Valerie) Ivany, Randolph (Gerri) Ivany, Tony (Merriam) Ivany; nieces, Linda (Ivan) Curtis, Olive (Calvin) Lockyer, Bernice (Sandy) Keeping, Barbara (Sharon) Ivany and a large circle of relatives and friends. Otto was a well known, highly respected painting contractor in St. John's for more than 50 years. The family wished to extend a special thank you to the staff of St. Luke's Homes. Funeral service held on Monday, August 11, 2008, from United Church, Sunnyside. Donations may be made in his memory to the Sunnyside United Church.

SQUIRES - Kelvin Robert George passed away peacefully at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton on July 31, 2008 at the age of 62, with his family by his side. Kelvin was predeceased by his mother, Alma and his father, George. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Rosalind, who is not saying goodbye to him, but only "until we meet again". He is survived by A.J., his loving dog, "best buddy" and companion of 15 years. He will be deeply missed and remembered by his children, Amanda (Robert), Rodger (Rhonda), Winston (Lisa), Donna (David), Deanne (Dave), Kelly (Ron) and Keith (Dianne); by his grandchildren, Alexander, Maximilian, Mackenzie, Ryan, Crystal, Daniel, Joshua, Jennifer, Katlyn, Emily Ann and Matthew; and by his greatgrandchildren, Alexandra, Jasper and Calem. He will be sadly missed by his father-in-law, Richard and by his brother-in-law, Wayde (Verley). "Uncle Kel" will also be missed by his nephews and nieces Richard, Shirley, Christine, Peggy, Harvey, Betty, Lester, Wanda, Clifford and Angela, and their families. Kel will also be fondly remembered by Lois and Lome, his neighbors in Pense, and by his many friends and business associates in both Saskatchewan and Newfoundland. Kel was born in St. John's, Newfoundland on November 22, 1945. As a young man, he worked on the CN Railroad, and retained a lifelong love of trains. Later he became an accountant, helping and befriending many fishermen and other small businessmen in Newfoundland. He moved to Saskatchewan in 1997, where he worked as a credit specialist for the CIBC. He was an avid outdoorsman and lover of animals, and a longtime supporter of Ducks Unlimited and the Regina Humane Society. His cremation took place in Edmonton and a family memorial was held in nearby Millett.
He will be greatly missed.

GOULD, John Henry (July 25, 1917 - August 9, 2008) - Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Health Care Center on Saturday August 9, 2008, John Henry Gould of Charleston in his 91st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife, Albertha; daughters, Verna and husband, Bond Peddle of Lethbridge, Doris and husband, Lewis Fennell of Plate Cove, Brenda and husband, Barry Mavin of Calgary and Lori Gould of Charleston; daughter-in-law, Jessie; grandsons, Terry, Paul and Dean Peddle, Nigel Fennell, Lendyn Mavin and Tyrone Gould; granddaughters, Sherry Moss, Sarah Fennell, Jill Osmond and Erica Gould; seven greatgrandchildren and a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by two infant sons; son, Clayton and granddaughter, Shauna-Lee-Gould. Rev. Valerie Gilliam officiated funeral service from St Thomas Anglican Church, Charleston on Tuesday August 12, 2008 with inerment following at St Thomas Anglican Cemetery, Charleston. Pallbearers were: grandsons, Terry, Paul and Dean Peddle, Nigel Fennell and sons-in-law, Lewis Fennell and Barry Mavin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home Shoal Harbour. To offer online condolences please visit

HISCOCK, Jacob James - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Sunday, August 10, 2008, Jacob James Hiscock of Ivany's Cove, aged 82 years. Predeceased by wife, Melvina Bailey; parents, James and Lucy Hiscock; brothers, Winston, Joshua, Willis and George. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons, Roy Bailey (Judy) and Winston Bailey; step-son, Raymond Bailey (Joan); brothers, Charles and Gilbert (Joyce); grandchildren, Jason (Bernice), Michael (Krista) and Jennifer; step-grandchildren, Sheldon and Claudette; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Alexandria and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Zion Pentecostal Church, North West Brook. Funeral service held on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, from Zion Pentecostal Church with interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, North West Brook. In his memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.

HOOKEY, Clarence MacKenzie - WWII Veteran Overseas Forestry and Merchant Navy, retired from 30 years service with SIU, Great Lakes - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, August 9, 2008, Clarence M. Hookey of Champney's Arm, aged 88 years. Predeceased by wife, Bertha; daughter, Alvina; brother, Andrew and sister, Bernice. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his friend and companion, Sarah Jane Stone of 25 years; daughter, Sadie (Carl Berry), Shoal Harbour; sons, William (Lily), Port Rexton, Sterling, Champneys Arm, Maxwell (Geraldine), Champneys West and Calvin (Annette), Sylvan Lake, AB; son-in-law, Bernard Miller, St. John's; sister, Edith Goldsworthy, Champneys West; brothers, Baxter (Winnie), Goose Cove and Sterling (Rowena), Toronto, ON; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Clements Anglican Church, Champney's West. Funeral service held on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 from St. Clements Anglican Church, Champneys West with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Champneys West. In his memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home.

August 25, 2008

MONK, Eva — Passed peacefully away at Dr. Q B Cross Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, Eva Monk of Clarenville, (formally of Monkstown), aged 92 years. Predeceased by grandchildren, Florence, Roy, Randy, Janet; sisters, Isabella Hefferen, Elizabeth Churchill; brother, Arthur Collins. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, George of 75 years; daughter, Alvina Easton (Charlie), Elsie Monk (Arch), Kay Monk (Bill), Myrtle Snook (Ted); son, Joe (Edwina); she cared for nephew, Ernest (Nellie) Collins and cousin, Kirby (Susie) Butler, 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service was held Saturday, August 23, 2008, from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville, with internment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In her memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador.

LEGGE — Wayne Legge peacefully passed away on August 16, 2008, at the University Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, at the age of 59 years. He was the son of Stan and Laura Legge. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his siblings, Allen, Eric and Ethel. He is survived by two brothers, Carl and Lloyd; six sisters, Marian, Lillian, Helen, Alma, Peggy, Neta and special friend Randy; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.
His memory will live in our hearts forever.

PARSONS — Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on August 20, 2008, Dorothy Louise Parsons, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn husband of 64 years Rev. Ernest W. Parsons. Daughters, Janie (Wayne), Marie (Herbert) and son, Lome (Debbie). Eight grandchildren, Paul, Marie, Shane, Mark, Bradley, Gillian, Melissa and Andrew. Five great-grandchildren, Brittany, Breanna, Justin, Colin and Kaliah, brother, David (Ella) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Donations in her memory to Clarenville Memorial United Church Cemetery Fund.

STAGEY, ANNIE — Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St John's on Tuesday, August 12, from Garden Cove, age 80 years. Predeceased by son, Wayne. Leaving to mourn, husband, Alex; sons, Ernest (Sylvia) and David; daughter, Margaret (Freeman); brother, Jim Downey (Laura); sisters, Edwina Giles (Wilfred), Margaret Richards and Dorothy Elder; daughters-in-law, Agnes and Judy; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, Garden Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Don Stiles, took place on Friday, August 15, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Gone but not forgotten



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