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The Packet
February 2012

 

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

 

 

February 2, 2012

Mary Ellen Butt
Passed on: January 28th, 2012
We regret to announce the peaceful passing of Mary Ellen Butt, age 83, frm Hickman's Harbour at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 28, 2012. Predeceased by her husband, Ebe; sons, Kevin, Winston, John; grandson, Jeffery; great grandsons, Justin, Justin, Frederick; parents, Thomas and Emily Lambert; step mother, Moria; sister, Susie; brothers, George, Lester, Naze, and Harvey. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her children, Audrey (Reg), Gertie (Ford), Tom (Glenda), John (Valda), Max (Beverly), Rowena (Aubrey), Rick (Tina), Fern (Harold), Rod (Denice); daughter-in-law, Sylvia; 29 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; sisters, Cecilia, Blanche (Austin); brother, Cecil (Maggie) and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from the United Church, Hickman's Harbour with interment following.

Gladys Lorraine (nee Osbourne) Hayter
Passed on: January 25th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, Gladys Lorraine Hayter of Southern Bay, aged 81 years. Predeceased by husband Roy; son Harold; sons-in-law Abe Frye and Cyril Penney. Left with fond and loving memories her children Bob (Lucy), Daphne Penney, Norm (Olive), Gladys Rowsell (John), Edith Frye, Austin (Arlene), Ian (Dale), Wayne (Audrey), George (Beth), Helen Clouter (Aubrey), Carol Gamache (Dan), Alma Barker (Paul) and Joan Trahan (Roger); 34 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; sister Alma Chapman; brother Hubert Osbourne (Ruth); sister-in-law Maisie Osbourne; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Princeton. Funeral service took place on Saturday January 28, 2012 at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Princeton with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Princeton. In her memory donations may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Princeton or the Janeway Hospital.

Charity Guy
Passed on: January 27th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, January 27, 2012, Charity Guy of Lethbridge, aged 72 years. Predeceased by brother Allan Holloway; sister Doris Abbott; parents Gordon & Annie Holloway; brother-in-law Cecil Guy. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Ross of 50 years; children Terry (Nancy), Karen Guy and Derrick (Helene); sisters Mona Butt (Joe), Louise Jacobs (Randy Penney), Bessie Ouellett; brothers Herman (Joyce), Glen, Frank (Cindy), Hanuel (Gladys), Barry (Minnie) and Ross (Michelle); grandchildren Brian, Ryan, Cassandra, Tyler, Corey, Cody and Courtney; sisters-in-law Olive Holloway and Roberta Guy; brothers-in-law Lewis Abbott and George (Elsie) Guy; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Monday, January 30, 2012 at United Church, Lethbridge with interment at United Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Lloyd McKinnon Greening
Passed on: January 22nd, 2012

It is with very deep sadness, the family of Lloyd McKinnon Greening announce his passing on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the age of 62 years. Lloyd was born in Clarenville Newfoundland and moved to Alberta in 1977 where he worked as an Electrician. Lloyd is survived by his mother Sarah, Gander NL; sons Stephen (wife Melissa & daughter Makayla) Morinville, AB., Anthony James (girlfriend Jen) Edmonton AB., and Noah (mother Dana) Edmonton, AB; daughter Kathryn (husband Mike, sons Matthew & Nicholas) Morden, MB; brothers Roy (Debbie) Gander, NL., David (Dianne) Morinville, AB., Lorne (Patti) Fort Saskatchewan, AB. He also leaves behind numerous other relatives and friends. Lloyd was predeceased by his father, James and son Michael. In lieu of floral tributes, donations in memory of Lloyd may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


February 9, 2012

Angelina Ayles
Passed on: February 5th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, February 5, 2012, Angelina Ayles of Port Rexton, aged 91 years. Predeceased by her husband Benjamin and children Alex and Gloria. Left with fond and loving memories her daughter Glenda (Cliff Mouland), sons Roy (Helen), Doug (Teresa), Larry (Linda) and Ron (Barbara); grandchildren Debbie, Ian and Connie; great grandchildren Naomi, Kaine, Noah, Allysa, Keileigh and Ciara; brothers Roy and James Price; sisters-in-law Myrtis Chippitt, Emily White, Sally Huges and Peggy Ayles; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Christ Church, Port Rexton. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from Christ Church, Port Rexton with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton. In her memory donations may be made to Christ Church Memorial Fund.

Sophie Duffett
Passed on: February 4th, 2012

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, February 4th, 2012, surrounded by family, Sophie Duffett, age 89 of Lower Lance Cove, Random Island. Predeceased by parents Richard and Eva Ivany; husbands Lester Pittman, Walter Duffett; Brothers Arthur and Lindo Ivany; Sister Louie Smith; Sisters-in-law Ethel Duffett, Dorothy Ivany, Joyce Duffett; Brothers-in-law Willis Duffett, Stuart Duffett, Jim Simmons; Grandsons Bobby Martin and Wayne Strickland. Leaving to mourn: Daughters Elsie Leawood (John), Diane Strickland (James), Theresa Duffett, Rebecca George (Earl), Cynthia Simmons (Clyde), Eva Martin (William), Judy Parrott (Vernon); Son Wayne (Dianne); 27 grandchildren. 48 great-grandchildren. Sisters-in-law Amy March (Hedley); Jean Ivany (Oliver), Edna Simmons, Phyllis Ivany; Brother-in-law Albert Smith and a large circle of other relatives and friends.

Marie Alice Upshall
Passed on: February 1st, 2012
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Marie Upshall of North Harbour, aged 70 years. Predeceased by parents Austin and Jessie Collett. Left with fond and loving memories her husband William Ronald; sons Andrew (Maricris) and Paul (Bonnie); sisters Irene Penney (David) and Madonna Hollett (Edward); brothers Charlie (Molly), Calvin (Vera), Lewis (Passy), Frank (Irene) and George (Eileen); grandchildren Natasha, Codey and Joshua and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Friday, February 3, 2012 at the Anglican Church, North Harbour with interment at Anglican Cemetery, North Harbour.

John Eli Brown
Passed on: January 30th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday January 30, 2012 John Eli Brown of Little Harbour in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sister Betty Gilbert, brothers: Frank Brown, Ben Brown, Harry Brown (Shonda), Percy Brown (Alice), Tom Brown (Marie), sister in law Betty Brown all of Little Harbour, neices, nephews plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by step sister Pearl, brothers George and Norman, sister Bertha. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Moses Tucker from St. Andrews Anglican Church, Little Harbour on Wednesday February 1, 2012 with interment following at Anglican Church Cemetery Little Harbour. Pallbearers were: Harry Brown, Alvin Brown, Percy Brown, Tom Brown, Gordon Boutcher and Lewis Hann. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home- Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condelences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com


February 16, 2010

Myrtle S. Peddle
Passed on: February 10th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, February 10, 2012, Myrtle Peddle of Lethbridge, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husband Robert. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Joan (Alex) and Faye (Eli); sons Jessie (Louise), Bond (Verna) and Wayde (Judy); 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; sister Margaret Chislett; brothers Dorman Penney (Mary) and Mansfield Penney (Louise); sister-in-law Margaret Penney; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the United Church, Lethbridge with interment at Family Cemetery, Lethbridge. In her memory donations may be made to the Discovery Health Care Foundation.


February 23, 2012

Orla Beck
Passed on: February 17th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Friday, February 17, 2012, Orla Beck of Swift Current, aged 60 years. Predeceased by her father George Crocker. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Ford of 40 years; children Justin, Pam and David; mother Winnie Crocker; sisters Shirley (John), Norma (Max) and Daphne (Bert); brothers Baxter (Doris), Ken (Collette) and Frank (Marie); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at United Church, Swift Current. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the United Church, Swift Current with interment at United Cemetery, Swift Current. In her memory donations may be made to United Church, Swift Current.

Vercie Goldie Baker
Passed on: February 14th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on February 14, 2012, Vercie Goldie Baker, age 90, from Snooks Harbour. Predeceased by her husband, William (1983), grandson, Dylan (2011), mother, Gertie and father, George, brothers, Garfield (Gert), Joshua (Flora), James and Frank, sisters, Millie (Joe) Pelley, Jessie Stanley and Elsie Ivany and brother-in-law Dave Bailey. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her sons, Melvin (Lillian) and Clayton (Florence), daughter, Glenys (Tony), grandchildren, Craig (Sonja), Stephanie (Robert), Krista (Rodney), Keith (Janis), Fallon, and Joshua, great grandchildren, Kelsy, Haley and Brooke, sister, Bessie Bailey and special brother Loyal (Frances), sister-in-laws, Susan Ingram and Bernice Ivany, brother-in-law, Merrill Stanley as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Central United Church, Elliott's Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on Saturday, February 18th , 2012 with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Snooks Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign the online guest book visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
She touched everyone with laughter, love and kindness

David Arthur Soper
Passed on: February 11th, 2012
It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected but peaceful passing of David Arthur Soper, age 62, from Goobies at the Health Science Complex, St. John's on February 11, 2012. Predeceased by his wife, Edith, parents, George and Betty Soper and brother, Gerald. Left with many wonderful memories are his son, Christopher (Patricia), Timothy (Claire), David; daughters, Diana (Darrell), Shenna (Bradley) Vivian; grandchildren, Michael Bailey, Nevaeh and Nathan Vivian, Shybil Marsh; brothers, Nelson (Sandra), Bill (Emily), George (Lucy); sisters, Annie (John) Palmer, Marie (Arthur) Monsdale and Betty Warren and also a large circle of other family and friends. Rested at the Bethel Pentecostal Church, Goobies from where the funeral service officiated by Pastor David Vaters, took place on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. To sign the online guest book visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Forever in our hearts

Lillian Beatrice (Baker) Seaton
Passed on: February 9th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on February 9, 2012, Lillian Beatrice (nee Baker) Seaton, age 68, from Lethbridge. Predeceased by her parents Jacob and Susie Baker; sister, Louise and brother, Ronald. Lilly leaves to mourn her husband, Ross; sons, Edward (Joanne), Everett (Kim); daughters, Kathleen (Roy), Madeline (Gary) and Doreen; 10 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Heldon (Carol), Leander (Florence), Rick (Samantha), Herbert and Gordon; sisters, Eileen (Cec), Evelyn (Ben), Dallas (Ray), Susan (Paul), Roxanne (Shawn), Marjorie (Eleazer) and Margeurite (Fred); nephews, nieces and a large number of relatives and friends. A cremation took place and the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott took place on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 from Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour. To sign the online guest book visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Fond memories cling

Harvey W. Fry
Passed on: February 15th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Harvey W. Fry of Musgravetown, aged 83 years. Left with fond and loving memories his daughters Sheila Lynch (John), Lewins Cove, Doreen Goodyear (Clarence), Roddickton and Bonnie Piercey (Jim), Gander; step-daughter Jean Butt (Michael), Bloomfield; step-son Rodney Shea (Kathy); step-daughter Krista Shea; his grandchildren; great grandchildren and a large circle of extended relatives and friends. Rested at Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown. Funeral service took place on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with cremation to follow. In his memory donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown.

Edna Frances Spurrell
Passed on: February 15th, 2012
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Edna Frances Spurrell of Clarenville, aged 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Lewis; sisters Millie, Susie, Bessie and Dorothy; brother Fred. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Elaine Short (Oliver) and Beulah Avery (Hubert); son Eldon (Velma); eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from St. Mary's Anglican Church with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the A.C.W. Clarenville.

Ennis Hobbs
Passed on: February 15th, 2012

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Ennis Hobbs of Bunyans Cove, aged 56 years. Predeceased by parents Reginald and Debbie; brothers Perry and Terrence. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Elva; sons Jamie (Jeannie), Shannon (Sarah) and Bobby (Kim); grandchildren AJ, Kaitlyn, Lilly, Logan and Morgan; sisters Rosalie, Alvina, Marie (Watson) and Whilimena (Clayton); brothers Alex (Audrey), Raymond, Kirby (Rodena), David (Glenda), Kater and Bernard (Cathy); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Pentecostal Church, Bunyans Cove. Funeral service took place on Sunday, February 19, 2012 from Pentecostal Church, Bunyans Cove with interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, Bunyans Cove.

Nora (Keats) Crocker
Born: June 1st, 1918
Passed on: February 13th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at Masonic Park Nursing Home, St. John's at the age of 93. Predeceased by infant daughter Gail, son Roy, first husband Clifford Keats, second husband Robert Crocker, parents John and Sarah Little, 6 brothers and 1 sister. Leaving to mourn her sister Hazel Matthews (Alberta), and nine children, Lorne Keats (Emily), Ella Baldwin (Tony), Bill Keats (Mary), Warren Keats (CarolAnn), Anita Sullivan (Paul), Daisy Rogerson (Tom), Ivan Keats, Bond Keats (Phoebe) and Glen Keats (Shannon), 28 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Special loved ones, Juanita, Irene, Linda, Sue, Bernadette and Janice. Heartfelt thanks to Lily Matthews for her kindness and devotion to Nora. The family also wishes to thank all the nurses and staff of Masonic Park Nursing Home for their care and support. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, and Wednesday February 15, 2012 from 2:00 - 9:00pm with funeral service from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday February 16 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Nora's memory to the Children's Wish Foundation.

 

 

 

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Page Revised by Kevin Reddigan ( Thursday November 17, 2016)

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