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The Packet Obituaries
December 2001

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

 

December 03, 2001

OLDFORD, Carl Alvin
Passed peacefully away at the Greenwood Rest Home, Musgravetown on Tuesday November 27, 2001, Carl Alvin Oldford of Musgravetown, aged 85 years. Predeceased by his mother, father and three sisters. Leaving to mourn two nieces Phyllis Holloway  and  Ruth Thomas, nephew David Fry and their families and a circle of friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Thursday, November 29, 2001 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to Heritage United Church, Musgravetown.


December 10, 2001

SIMMONS, Flora Delphine
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Nov 30, 2001, after a lengthy illness, Flora Delphine Simmons, aged 65, of Robinson's Bight, Random Island. Predeceased by daughter Sandra in 1955. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Reginald; sons Ernest (Alvina), Randy  (Barbara) and Rick (Faye) at Robinson's Bight, and Roger (Lori) at Paradise; daughters Vera (Jim Cramm) at North West Brook, Bernice (Enos Marsh) and Cavelle (Jerry Martin) at Hickman's Harbour, Linda Legge and Christine (Brian King) at Shoal Harbour and Corrine at Paradise; 21 grand-children and nine great-grandchildren; brothers Jim (Joyce) at Jamestown, Eric (Beatrice), Gladstone, Allan (Meta) and Alonzo (Janet) at Southport, Lloyd (Bonnie) at Caplin Cove; and sisters Millicent (Hector Lambert) at Jamestown and Francis (Lewis Kelly) at Southport; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour. Funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 3, from the United Church, Hickman's Harbour, conducted by Capt. and Mrs. Randy Hale of the Salvation Army. Interment at the Salvation Army cemetery Lower Lance Cove. Donations in her memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association (Newfoundland and Labrador branch) and the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

MARCH, Harry
Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on November 24, 2001, Harry March of Lady Cove, Random Island, age 72 years. Predeceased by infant daughter Michelle. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 39 years, Nina; two sons Charles (Paula) and Todd (Eunice); daughter Lori; two granddaughtes Tegan of Goose Bay, Labrador and Abby of Grand Falls who were the two joys of his life. Also, nine brothers and sisters and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were held in the United Church, Lady Cove on November 27, 2001, interment at the United Church Cemetery.


December 17 2001

CUFF, Frances
Passed peacefully away at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, December 4, at age of 96. Predeceased by husband John, 1964 and son Bill, 1994. Survived by daughters Jean (Roy Lockyear) Ontario, Rowena (Gerry Pike), Corner Brook and son Lindsay, Bonavista and daughter-in-law Marina at Bonavista. Leaving 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grand-children and five great-great grandchildren. Funeral services entrusted to Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. Service was held at Memorial United Church, December 8. Donations gratefully accepted to a charity of one's choice.

PEDDLE, Daisy B.
Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, November 20, 2001, Daisy B. Peddle of Hodge's Cove, aged 50 years. Predeceased by her father Jabez and mother Eliza Jane. Leaving to mourn husband Andrew; three daughters Shelly (Corey), Darlene and Danielle; three sisters Delores (Raymond), Dorothy (John) and Audrey (Wilfred); two brothers Otto and Cyril; one granddaughter Emily; a wide circle of nephews and nieces and their families; and a circle of friends. Funeral  liturgy was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Hodge's Cove, with interment at the cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour.


December 24 2001

Ralph, Sadie
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on December 14, 2001, Sadie Ralph (Greening) of Port Blandford, aged 68 years. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Sharon (Winston) of Labrador City and Sheila (Perry) of Fort McMurray, AB; sisters Anne (Hubert Peddle) of Port Blandford, Martha (Aubrey Peddle) of Port Blandford, Barbara (Lloyd Penney) of Charlottetown, Bernice (Frank Oates) of Carbonear, Greta Holloway of Labrador City and Marie Greening of Montreal, PQ; brother Eric Greining (Margaret Qsmond) of Ontario; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and; and a large number of relatives and friends. Memorial service took place at the Anglican Church in Port Blandford on December 17, 2001 with interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery, Port Blandford. In her memory donations may be made to the Anglican Church, Port Blandford. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.


December 31 2001

KING, Bessie
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, Bessie King of Clarenville, in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Gordon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters Letha Rodway (Mose) of Clarenville, Susan King of Clarenville, Matilda Whalen (Edgar) of Clarenville; sons George (Bertha) of Clarenville, Leonard (Sylvia) of Clarenville; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service was held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

ADAMS, Leslie
Leslie Adams
was born in Milton, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland on Nov. 30, 1915 and died peacefully in Victoria, British Columbia on Dec. 19, 2001 at age 86. He began working at age 12 to help support his mother and sisters through the Great Depression years and then joined the Newfoundland Forestry Unit stationed in Carrbridge, Scotland during World War 2. There he met Margaret who became his wife for 58 years. They lived in Toronto until moving to Victoria in 1995. Leslie read widely on social philosophy and politics, read and wrote poetry, travelled throughout North America, the Caribbean and Europe and always preferred outdoors to indoors. Wife Margaret, son Seoras, daughter-in-law Kim and grandson Rory learned from him that in an increasingly complicated world, it's still possible to lead a gracious and elegantly simple life by always keeping perspective on the importance of family and friends. Leslie requested no service and asked in lieu of flowers that his family and friends take some time to tell the people they love how special they really are.

 

 

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