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The Packet
August 2010

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

 

August 5, 2010

Ada Florence Alice Smith
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ada Florence Alice Smith, age 78, from Chance Cove at St. Claire's Hospital, St. John's, on July 27, 2010. Predeceased by parents, William and Emma Smith, 3 brothers and 1 sister. Left to mourn her passing are her sons, Gerald (Imelda) and Gary (Vangie); sisters Una, Mary and Venus; brother Fredrick; four grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army, Chance Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Major Mary Smith, assisted by Major Jacob Smith, took place on Friday, July 30, 2010 with interment following. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
"God shall wipe away all tears....there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away"

Dorett Adams
Passed peacefully away at Health Science Centre in St. John's on July 28, 2010, Dorett Adams of Outer Cove, formerly of Shoal Harbour, aged 48 years. Predeceased by her father Archibald Penney; sisters Lorraine Greening and Catherine George. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Greg of 30 years; daughters Laurie (Perry White), Rosalie (Darrell Legge) and Katherine; mother Dove Penney; sisters Rosalind (Dave), Jocelyn, Patricia (Larry), Brenda and Georgina (Shawn); brothers Lorne (Alma) and Randy (Audrey); four grandchildren Ashley, Gregory Jr., Gracey, and Rebecca; parents-in-law Lindsay & Daphne Adams; sisters-in-law Cindy & Jeanie, brother-in-law Jamie (Gail), many nieces and nephews, along with a close circle of relatives & friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from the United Church, Milton-George's Brook with interment at Milton-George's Brook Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to VHL Family Alliance.

Sophie M.F. Oldford (Fowlow)
Passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville, formerly of Musgravetown, after a lengthy illness and at the age of one day past her 95th birthday. She was the youngest and last family member of Charles and Suzanna Fowlow of Trinity East. Predeceased by husband Frank, son-in-law Austin Norris, grandson Derek Norris, and brothers Robert, Cecil & Edgar Fowlow, sisters Josephine Tribley, Jean Day, and Amy Schnoor. Leaving to mourn daughter Jean Norris, sons Rev. Robert Oldford (Fannie) and Bruce Oldford (Marilyn); grandchildren Dallas Reddy (Philip); Darryl Norris (Brenda); Wade Oldford (Sharon); Colette Short (Rodney); Brian Oldford (Vicki); and Nancy Oldford; 5 great grand-children; one sister-in-law Myra Oldford, nieces and nephews, as well as other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge, funeral service was from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown on Monday, August 02 at 2:00 PM. Internment at the United Church cemetery, Musgravetown. Flowers gratefully declined; donations to her memory may be made to Heritage United Church, Musgravetown or the charity of ones choice.


August 12, 2010

Levi Loder
April 9, 1917- August 1, 2010
- Passed away suddenly on August 1, 2010, Levi Loder of North Harbour, Placentia Bay, aged 93 years. Predeceased by son Ronald. Leaving behind with fond and loving memories are his wife, Ruby of 66 years, sons, Leland (Yvonne); Edmund (Sandra); Rodney (Lori); daughter, Phyllis Eddy (Melvin), 8 grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Bethel United Church, North Harbour from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Don Stiles and assisted by Rev. Jim Pollett, took place on August 4, 2010 at 2 pm. with interment following. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory can be made to Bethel United Church, North Harbour or Ronald McDonald House. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY.
"In God's Care"

Jane M Currie (Little)
Passed away suddenly on July 29, 2010 in her 72nd year. Left to mourn are her husband, Lloyd of 51 years; daughter, Linda (Garry Bishop); sons, Brian (Vanette) and Kirk (Valerie Jessom); four brothers, Douglas (Blanche), Llewellyn (Beaulah), Jack (Elaine), Alonzo (Linda); seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is sadly missed by her family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
"Gone but not forgotten"

Minnie Penney
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, Minnie Penney of Canning's Cove, aged 81 years. Predeceased by husband Enos; two sisters and one brother. Left with fond and loving memories her sons Alex (Debbie), Albert (Bev), Eric (Pheama), Boyd (Dana) and Nathan (Dora); ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren due to arrive in December; brother Martin Chatman (Viola) and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at St. John The Divine Anglican Church, Canning's Cove. Funeral service took place on Friday, August 6, 2010 at St. John The Divine Anglican Church with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Canning's Cove.

Irene H Dalton
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, August 5, 2010, Irene Dalton of Harcourt, aged 91 years. Predeceased by husband James; parents Martin and Lucy Ivany (Marsh); brothers Lewis Ivany and Harold Wilfred Ivany and sister Hilda Morris. Left with fond and loving memories her daughter Glenys Dalton; sisters Muriel Bowring and Eleanor Stone; brother Wilfred Ivany (Ada); sisters-in-law Blanche Dalton and Donna Ivany; brother-in-law Aaron Morris and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Sunday, August 8, 2010 at the United Church, Harcourt with interment at United Cemetery, Harcourt. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

James Flaherty
FLAHERTY, JAMES (May 14, 1931-August 7, 2010)
- It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of James on Friday, August 6 at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital. Predeceased by parents, Festus and Mary Flaherty; sister, Mary O'Malley; and brother, Joseph Flaherty. Leaving to mourn with fond memories beloved wife Edna (nee Wiseman); daughters Pauline (John) and Tina; son, Michael; grandchildren Andrew, Katherine and Sarah; sisters Margaret, Veronica (Marty), Ellen (Pat), Bridget and Kathleen (Festus); brother Patrick (Marie), Michael (Mary), Daniel (Vera) and Christie; sister-in-law Merida; brothers-in-law Art, Vernon (Nettie), Fred (Leah), Eugene (Mary), Morley (Linda) and a large circle of family and friends. James was born in Mannin, County Galway, Ireland, and lived in England and the United States before settling permanently in Canada in the late fifties, and eventually in Newfoundland in 1964. Visitation at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 9 at 2 p.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Church, Clarenville. Interment to follow at Shoal Harbour United Church Cemetery, Palmer's Lane. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


August 19, 2010

Beleinda Alfreda Stringer
Passed away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on August 11, 2010, Beleinda Alfreda Stringer, age 92, resident of Miraquinn Hilltop Manor, Hickman's Harbour, formerly from Hodge's Cove. Predeceased by parents, Joseph and Eliza Lambert, husband, Eliab,sons, Stephen and Hedley. Left with fond and loving memories are her children, Florence Stringer (Edgar), Eliza Stanley (Fabien) and Wayne, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Andrews United Church, Hodge's Cove from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, 2 pm with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

Shirley Billard
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital on August 12, 2010 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn husband Ron; daughter Ann (Gord Noseworthy); granddaughter Jennifer; mother Jessie Alley (Roy) and brother Donald Gillam (Una). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. G B Cross Hospital Auxiliary. Service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville on Monday, August 16, 2010.

Gordon H Wells
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center in St. John's on Friday, August 13th, 2010 Gordon Wells of Lethbridge aged 74 years. Predeceased by his parents Hubert Wells and Ethel Hiscock, brothers; George and Clyde; son Sherman; wife Betty Drover and brother-in-law Fred Skiffington. Left with fond and loving memories his children Boyd Wells (Darlene) of Lethbridge, Robert of Little Hearts Ease, Roxanne Hiscock (Max)of Little Hearts Ease and Cavelle Cuff (Gar)of Bloomfield, brothers; Lloyd Wells (Daphne) of Shoal Harbour, Larry Wells (Eileen) of Bloomfield, sisters; Ann Skiffington of Grand Falls-Windsor and Shirley Holloway (Lloyd) of Bloomfield, grandchildren; Calvin, Maxine, Cassandra, Griffin, Kobe; sisters in law Minnie and Linda Wells, and a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Monday, August 16, 2010 at the Salvation Army Church, Lethbridge with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Sarah Connors
Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Sunday, August 8, 2010, Sarah Connors of Tickle Cove, aged 93 years. Predeceased by husband Michael Austin Connors, parents Samuel and Elizabeth Moss, brothers Thomas, Anthony, Ambrose and James; sisters Margaret Ann and Katherine; grandson Gregory and parents-in-law John and Elizabeth Connors. Left with fond and loving memories her children John (Ann), Open Hall, James, Tickle Cove, Timothy (Lena), Tickle Cove, Donald (Mary), Tickle Cove, Samuel (Cathy), Tickle Cove, Mary Barker (Edward), Wabush, Mike (Genevieve), Tickle Cove, Deborah Maloney (Brian), Summerville and Sarah Quinton (Russell), Charleston; sister Agatha Laszeko, Saskatoon; 18 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Open Hall. Funeral mass took place on Thursday, August 12, 2010 from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Open Hall with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Open Hall

Faith Brenda Jane Greening
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Faith Brenda Jane Greening announces her passing on Tuesday August 10, 2010 at the age of seven years.She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her parents Rhoda Pardy and Michael Greening of Musgravetown, her little brother: Ryan; Grandmothers: Emmaline Greening (Clyde King) of Musgravetown and Brenda Pardy of Port Blandford; Uncles: Jeffery Greening and wife April, Richard Greening and wife Melissa, Roland Pardy and wife Tina; Aunt Kelley Penney and husband Ken; first cousins: Nadine, Cody, Amy, Gavin, Jagger and Jared plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by Grandfathers: Walwyn Greening and Dennis Pardy. Funeral service was officiated by Majors Edward and Luanne Barrow on Friday August 13, 2010 from Salvation Army Islandview Citadel, Musgravetown with interment following at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown. Pallbearers were: Bradley Rowsell, Dillon Simmonds, Lucas Ricketts and Chase Menchenton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Greening family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonfuneralhome.com


August 26, 2010

Francis Furlong
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital Clarenville on Friday August 13, 2010, Francis Furlong of Plate Cove West aged 68 years. Predeceased by parents, James and Bride Furlong, Infant brother Sam, brothers in law James Furlong and Charlie Quinton. Left with fond and loving memories, daughters Gloria (Wilf), Geraldine (Tom); son Danny (Fronie); brother Jim (Bess); sisters Winnie, Mary Ellen, Martha (Sam), Isabelle (Johnny), Madeline (Bill); grandchildren Christopher, Clint, Danielle, Joey, Holly and Jessie Ann, and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Patrick's Church, Plate Cove. Funeral service officiated by Father David Joy took place on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at St. Patrick's Church, Plate Cove with interment at R.C. Cemetery, Plate Cove East. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home Random Island. Family Caring for Family

Sheina Watton
Passed away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Monday, August 16, 2010, Sheina Arlene Watton of Clarenville, aged 38 years. Predeceased by her mother Alice and baby brother Bruce. Left with fond and loving memories her father James Watton; sister Inez Barnes (Freeman); nieces Melissa and Alicia; very special friend Mark van Tinteren; aunts and uncles: Rebecca King, Vernice (Watson) Blundon, Alma Curren, Mary (William) Ivany, Eva (Harvey) Bailey, Daphne (George) Petten, Howard Watton, Harvey (Julie), Watton, Cyril (Helen) Watton, Vernon Watton, Glendon Watton and Reg Ryan and numerous relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Thursday, August 19, 2010 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Discovery Health Care Foundation or Clarenville Area SPCA

Gordon J. Taverner
Passed peacefully away on Friday August 20, 2010, surrounded by his loving family, at G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Gordon J. Taverner of Shoal Harbour at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by parents William and Mary, sister Sadie, brothers Arthur, Eric and Colin. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife of 68 years Lily; Sons Austin and wife Judy of Ottawa, Ed and wife Greta of Sandy Point and Dennis and wife Valerie of Shoal Harbour; Grandchildren Lori (Joe), Brian (Debbie), Neil, Jennifer (Mark), Krista (Jimmie), Michael (Tammy), Carolyn (Ronnie), Jill (Dean), Wendy (Deon), Andrew; Great grandchildren Tanisha, Javontae, Markaedyn, Neil, Hudson, Austin, Adam, Regan and Jack; sister Irene Penney and husband Leslie plus a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Sharon Earle-Marshall from Shoal Harbour United Church on Monday August 23, 2010 with interment following at Old United Church Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. Pallbearers were: grandson Brian Taverner, nephews Barry Walters and Dwayne Wiseman, friends Campbell Greening, Bob Harnum and Sandy Clarke. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home -Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonfuneralhome.com

Dorothy Blanche Smith
We regret to announce the passing of Dorothy Blanche Smith (nee- Porter), age 80, from Sunnyside at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on August 15, 2010. Predeceased by parents, Alexander and Effie Porter; husband, Cecil (2006) and son, Aubrey (1962). Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her daughter, Effie (George), son, Gordon (Bonnie), son, Aubrey (Cathy); grandchildren; Tina (Dave), Robin (Amanda), Angie, Cory (Lisa), Justin (Meagan) and great grandchildren, Katie, Kayleigh and Jake and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the Sunnyside Pentecostal Tabernacle from where the funeral service, officiated by Pastor Derek Frampton, assisted by Pastor David Vaters and Rev. Don Stiles, took place on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. Always loved and sadly missed by family and friends. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

 

 

Page contributed by Joseph Duffett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Wednesday February 20, 2013 )

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