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The Packet
February 2011

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

 

February 3, 2011

Verna Pye
Passed Away On: 26/01/2011
Passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, Verna Pye of George's Brook, aged 77 years. Predeceased by son Gary; brothers Charles, Reginald and Bill Palmer; sister Lydia (Tom Garrett) and brother-in-law Oliver Skiffington. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Irma (Anthony) and Sharon (Eric); sons Curtis, Tony (Roxanne), Shawn (Darlene), Bill (Kay) and Carl; sisters Kate Hancock (Edgar) and Monica Skiffington; brother Ewan Palmer (Esther); sisters-in-law Charlotte Williams, Annabelle and Lillian Palmer; seven special grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Saturday, January 29, 2011 from the United Church, Lethbridge with interment at United Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Hazel Mariah Cooper
Passed Away On: 28/01/2011
COOPER, Hazel Mariah (age 76 years)
- We regret to announce her passing at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 28, 2011. Predeceased by her husband of 49 years Marshall, parents George and Mary Ann, infant brother Herbert, infant sister Cicely and brother Allister (Ruth). Survived by sons, Harvey (Mary), Glenn, Perry (Kallie) and Darren. Grandchildren, Nicholas (Leah), Victoria and Jonah. Nieces Judy Lynn and Carolyn. Nephews Stephen (Sherry) and Brandon (Jocelyn) and large number of other family and close friends. Resting at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Trinity East with funeral to take place on Monday January 31, 2011 with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. Rev. John Gillam and Rev. Valerie Gillam officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
"FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY"
"Precious are the memories"


February 10, 2011

Marguerite George
Passed Away On: 29/01/2011

It is with great sadness the family of the late Marguerite George, age 94, announce her peaceful passing at the Dr. A. O'Mahoney Manor, Clarenvillle, on January 29, 2011. Predeceased by her parents, Aaron and Sarah Pittman (nee Blundon); brothers, George, Lester and Chesley and dearly beloved husband, Clarence. Leaving to mourn with many precious and loving memories are her children, Eileen (Arthur Adams), Chesley (Lillian), Linda (Bob Turner) and Lawrence (Mary); grandchildren, Gail,Annette and Paula, Harold and Danette, Tanya, Robbie and Mark, Krista, Jolene and Nicole; 16 great grandchildren; brother, Walter and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour. The funeral service, officiated by Major Phyllis Blundell-Colbourne and Captain Reid Colbourne, assisted by Rev. John Adams, took place on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Salvation Army, Hickman's Harbour with interment following at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Lance Cove.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Safe in the arms of Jesus

Florence Rebecca Moss
Passed Away On: 02/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday February 2, 2011 Florence Rebecca Moss of Jamestown in her 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Gloria Palmer of Brooklyn, Sadie Barney (Arthur) of Sudbury Ont. Glendine Fraser (Alvin) of Shoal Harbour, Patricia Leonard (Andrew) of Milton, Christine Walsh (Larry) of Summerville, Louise Moss (Stanley Broomfield) of Goose Bay; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Alma Button of Carbonear plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Hall and son in law Calvin Palmer. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Isaac Hutchings from St. James Anglican Church on Saturday February 5th, 2011 with interment following at St. James Anglican Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons Kerry Reid, Jason Leonard, Patrick Fraser, great-grandson Stephen Leblanc, son-in-law Andy Leonard and friend Mike Baker. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home- Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com


February 17, 2011

Minnie Snook (Penney)
Passed Away On: 11/02/2011

Passed peacefully away on Friday February 11, 2011 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Mrs. Minnie Ellen Snook, formerly of Sunnyside Trinity Bay and a resident of St. Luke's Home, St. John's, aged 93 years. Predeceased by her husband Leonard Snook in December 2002, brother Harvey in 1986, and brother John in 1985. Leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces and nephews, other family and friends. Rested at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Sunnyside. Funeral Service took place on Monday, February 14, 2011 with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Sunnyside. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Sunnyside.

Dotchen Martin
Passed Away On: 08/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, Dotchen Martin of Bunyan's Cove, aged 68 years. Predeceased by parents Annie and Reuben; brother Ralph. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Rose of 47 years; children Arlene (Aus), Stephen (Brenda), Angela (Troy), Paula (Glenn), Dana (Troy) and Robert (Paula); sisters Eneth (William), Hazel (Wilmore), Brenda (Don), Genevieve, Elsie (Ray) and Neta (Art); sisters-in-law Susie (Cluny), Jane (Carl) and Greta; ten grandchildren; one great grandson; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, Bunyan's Cove. Funeral service took place on Friday, February 11, 2011 from United Church, Bunyan's Cove with interment at United Cemetery, Bunyan's Cove. In his memory donations may be made to the United Church, Bunyan's Cove or the Orange Lodge, Bunyan's Cove.

Melvin Ploughman
It is with sadness that the families of the late Melvin Chester Ploughman announce his sudden passing at his residence in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL aged 89 years. Melvin is predeceased by his parents, James and Mary Ploughman; brothers, Fred, and Arthur; sisters, Helen, Marie, Hazel, Leona, Evelyn, and Monnie. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Sylvia; daughter, Evelyn; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relative and friends. Visitation will take place Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 7-9 pm and Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm from Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, 10 Bayley Street, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. The funeral service will take place Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 2 pm from Windsor Pentecostal Church, 97 King Street, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. The interment will follow at the Windsor Pentecostal Cemetery, Caribou Road, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Foundation. Pallbearers: Winston Ellesworth, Hughie Champion, Alex Goodyear, Melvin Goodyear, Jim Goodyear, Neil Goodyear. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home


February 24, 2011

Sylvester (Selby) Kelly
Passed Away On: 17/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on February 17, 2011, Sylvester (Selby) Kelly, age 85, from Petley. Predeceased by his parents, James and Lillian; brothers, Curtis, Lindo, Lionel; sisters, Florence and Rita; one nephew and 2 nieces. Leaving to mourn 28 nephews and nieces and their families and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the United Church, Britannia with interment following.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Sadly missed

Orlindo Leroy Ballett
Passed Away On: 16/02/2011

Passed away at DR. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, Orlindo Leroy Ballett of Port Rexton, aged 80 years. Leaving to mourn wife Marilyn; son Ernest; daughters Michelle (Gary) and Barbara (Terry); grandchildren Laura (Jeff), Michael, Brian (Lindsey), Cody (Terilynn) and Dylan (Allie); great grandchildren Terrick, Jase and Peyton and a circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral service took place on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from Christ Church, Port Rexton with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton

Flora Jane Ivany
Passed Away On: 18/02/2011

Passed peacefully away St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, NL on Friday, February 18, 2011, Flora Jane Ivany of George's Brook, aged 81 years. Predeceased by husband Joshua (1963), son Regional (1948 ) and daughter Bonnie (2001). Left with fond and loving memories her son Andy (Delphine), of George's Brook, four grandchildren Tracy (Robbie), Corey (Vanessa), Trevor, Dana (Sara), three great grandchildren, Nicholas, Ava, Cohen; sisters Olive Blundon, George's Brook, Dulcie Ploughman (Austin), George's Brook; brothers Walter (Inez), George's Brook, Elim (Marion), George's Brook and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral took place 2 PM on Monday, February 21, 2011 at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, George's Brook with interment at Interdenominational Cemetery, George's Brook.

Austin Wiseman
Passed Away On: 15/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, Austin Wiseman of Bloomfield, aged 63 years. Predeceased by wife Shirley. Left with fond and loving memories his children Debbie (fiancée Jason) and Rod (Claudette); sisters Marion (George), Mildred (Maxwell), Lorraine (Aus), Gladys and Doreen (Sam); brothers Swartz (Ruth), Eric, Harry (Bernice), Larry (Bridget), Wayne (Michelle), Billy and Derrick; grandchildren Greg, Danielle, Kayla and Shiraya and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown. Funeral service took place on Friday, February 18, 2011 from Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown.

Ruby Marina Vokey
Passed Away On: 17/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, February 17, 2011, Ruby Marina Vokey of Weybridge, aged 71 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas and infant daughter Belinda. Left with fond and loving memories her children Brian, Linda (Boyd), Jackie (Shawn), Shawn (Wanda), Scott, Morgan (Christine), Michael (Joanne), Tracy (Bill), Craig (Alina), Gail (Lawrence) and Clay (Jessica); sisters Mary Ellen (Derrick), Kate (Guy), Jacqueline (George), Edith (Fred), Carolyn and Donna; brothers Wilf (Leah), Reg (Elaine), Tony (Cindy), Alex and Fred (June); 29 grandchildren; three great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Monday, February 21, 2011 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at the Family Cemetery, Weybridge.

Evelyn Pearl Best
Passed Away On: 15/02/2011

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, Evelyn Pearl Best (Roach), aged 86 years. Residing at Hillcrest Estates, Mount Pearl, formerly of Come-by-chance. Predeceased by her husband Berkley and son Donald. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons David (Violet), Mount Pearl and William (Joanne), Chamberlains; daughters Rowena, Paradise and Anita, St. John's; grandchildren David (Wanda), Ottawa, Nancy (Chris), Kilbride, Michelle (Ed), Arnold's Cove, Michael, St. John's, Kimberley (Adam), Topsail and Jonathan, St. John's; great grandchildren Brooklyn and Jared, Ottawa; brother John (Dorothy) Roach, Glovertown; sister Rowena Luscombe, Port Colbourne, Ontario and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at St. Paul's United Church, Come-by-chance. Funeral service took place on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from St. Paul's United Church, Come-by-chance with interment at Come-by-chance Interfaith Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the United Church, Come-by-chance.

Malcolm Clarke
Passed Away On: 18/02/2011
CLARKE, Malcolm
- Passed peacefully away at Agnes Pratt Home on February 18, 2011, Malcolm Clarke of Dunfield, age 74 years. Leaving to mourn sister Florence Bailey, Lethbridge and many nieces and nephews. Resting at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Dunfield. Funeral services to be announced later.

Freeman Archibald Curtis
Passed Away On: 12/02/2011

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Freeman Archibald Curtis, age 79, from Hatchat Cove, at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on February 12, 2011. Predeceased by his parents, Hubert and Minnie; wife, Loretta, and brother, Lester. He leaves to mourn his passing, sons, Eliab (Doris), Terry (Diane), Paul (Brigitte); daughter Beverley (Mark Cook); grandchildren, Janelle, Steven (Kandis), Amanda, David, Matthew, Jeremy, Mason and Dylan, great granddaughter, Adalyn Curtis; sisters, Lillian Fisher, Margaret (Gerald) Wall, Maisie (Raymond) Hawkins; brothers, David (Dorothy), Albert and Alonzo (Michelle), sister-in-law, Maude Curtis and also a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Stephens Church, Hatchet Cove from where the funeral service took place on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Hatchet Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
A loving father, tender and kind, what beautiful memories you've left behind

Israel McGrath
Passed Away On: 10/02/2011

Surrounded by his loving family and friends, we regret to announce the passing of Israel McGrath, age 66, from New Bonaventure, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on February 10, 2011. Predeceased by his parents, James and Gertrude McGrath and daughter, Christine. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Jessie; daughters, Diane (Greg Young), Sheila (Michael Bailey) and Cindy McGrath (Draper Bemister); cherished grandchildren, Matthew Bailey, Emily Bailey, Hannah Young, Kelsey Young, Devon Mills and Destiny Mills; sisters, Ruby (Eddy Brake), Stella (Stanley Young), Bernice (Gerard Brake), Linda (Gerald King) and Eileen Dillman; brothers, Roy McGrath (Susie), Lloyd McGrath and Stan McGrath and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at the St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, New Bonaventure from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Chuck Lockhart, assisted by Rev. Robert Oldford, took place on Sunday, February 13, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Forever in our hearts

Annie Bertha Leyte
Passed Away On: 09/02/2011
Passed peacefully away at North Haven Manor, Lewisporte on Wednesday February 9, 2011 Annie Bertha Leyte of Lethbridge in her 93rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her Sons: Melvin Osmond (Shirley) of Campbellton and Lawrence Osmond (Patricia) of Lethbridge; Daughters: Pearl Snow, Louise Fudge both of Lewisporte, and Melvina Hill of Scarborough, Ont. 29 grandchildren, 47 great- grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren; brother William Peddle of Whitbourne plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husbands James Osmond and Edward Leyte, son Eddie Leyte, daughter-in-law Sherry Leyte, and son–in-laws Lloyd Snow, Bert Fudge and William Hill. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor Chad Harnum from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove on Saturday February 12, 2011 with interment following at Bloomfield/Musgravetown Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Watkins, Scott Canning, Roy Budgell, Fraser Moss, Larry Penney and Enos Hobbs.To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home - Shoal Harbour.

Frances Stringer
Passed Away On: 16/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, Frances Stringer of Clarenville, aged 76 years. Predeceased by husband Aubrey; parents Albert and Maria Lambert; sister Effie, brother Harrison, step sisters Dorothy, Mary, Ollie, Clara Jane, and step brother Edmund. Left with fond and loving memories her children Louise (Derrick), Clifford (Kim), Mansfield (Carol), Roderick, Rockwell (Cavelle), Lovetta (Danny), Yvonne (Eldon), Rhyna, Scott (Carol), Terry (Melanie) and Lisa (Bond); grandchildren Shawn, Shannon, Chrystal, Corey, Marcel, Hunter, Jacinta, Skyler, Chantille, Dionne, Sabrina, Dylan, Soibhan, Julia, Richer, Nikita, Brooklyn and Leah; great grandchildren Shauna Sue, Nicholas, Zachary, Sophie, Peyton, Brook, Gavin, Dryden, Cayden and Dalton; sisters Violetta, Joyce (Gord), Annie (Russell) and Ivy (Doug); brothers George (Alma), Albert (Marie) and Clayton (Fannie) and large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Friday, February 18, 2011 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society

 

 

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

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