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The Packet
January 2005

 

 

The Packet

January 3, 2005

 

Hollahan - Passed away at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, December 14, 2004, Florence Hollahan (nee Burt), age 98. Predeceased by husband William (1964). Leaving to mourn one brother Moody (Tina); sons Ron at Southern Bay and Loyal (Fern) at Prince George, BC; daughters Ada James at Southern Bay and Lorraine Easy at Toronto; grandsons Roger Hollahan, (Diane) at St. John’s, Gerald Hollahan (Boyna) at Southern Bay, Rick Hollahan at Southern Bay, George James (Barbara) at Toronto and Gordon Quinton (Marilyn) at Southern Bay; granddaughter Maurine (Bart), Soederhuysen; eight great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild (Kira). Rested at the Eventide Chapel, Charleston, from where the funeral service, officiated by Mr. Harry Templeman , took place on December 17, 2004. Florence was laid to rest at the United Church Cemetery, Southern Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

 

The Packet

January 10, 2005

 

Miller, Violet M. - Passed peacefully away at the Golden Heights Manor in Bonavista on Tuesday, December 28, 2004, Violet M. Miller aged 96 years. Predeceased by husband Harvey. Left with fond and loving memories sons Eric (Barbara) at Ontario, Roy (Neta) at Ontario and Ron (Eileen) at Port Rexton; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home in Port Rexton. Funeral took place on Thursday, December 30, 2004, 2 p. m., at the St. Clement’s Anglican Church. Interment followed at St. Clement’s Anglican Cemetery in Champney’s West. In her memory, flowers accepted or a Memorial Fund to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund.

 

Lethbridge, Ruby - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Saturday, December 25, 2004, Ruby Lethbridge of Clarenville in her 73rd year. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Roy of 51 years; daughter Michelle Egerton (Jim) at Barrie, Ontario; sons Jerry (Elayne) at Whitby, ON, Gary (Bonnie) at Clarenville, Robert (Ave) at Toronto, ON, and Perry at Clarenville; sisters Julie Cooper at Clarenville, Annie Mulley (Dave) at Pouch Cove and Ester Bryant (Doug) at Boston; brother Richard Jr. Seward (Clara) at Dundum, Sask.; seven grandchildren; Christopher, Jennifer, Stephen, Kerry, Danielle, Ryley and Lenna; one great-grandson Brandon; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral took place on Tuesday, December 28, 2004, from the Memorial United Church, Clarenville, at 2 p. m., with interment at the United Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville. In her memory, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Sunshine Manor.

 

Glenn Chatman, whose love for life and passion for the outdoors, passed away suddenly on December 25, 2004. He was 25 years old. His funeral services were held at the Emmanuel United Church in Charlottetown on December 27, 2004. Attending his service was a large circle of family and friends. His body was committed to the ground, but his soul will forever live on, and his memory will remain in our hearts and minds forever. Leaving to mourn is his father and mother, Garry and Elizabeth; girlfriend, Holly-Dee Walsh; grandparents, Malcolm and Jean Chatman and Maisie Greening; a very large extended family of uncles, aunts and cousins and a large circle of friends. Donations may be made to the family for a scholarship fund in his honour.

 

Tilley, Fred - Passed peacefully away on December 25, 2004, at the Bonavista Hospital, World War 11 Veteran, Fred Tilley age 85 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 53 years, Anita; daughters, Bev Brazil, husband Larry; Lynn Diamond, husband Bob; Peggy Duffett, husband Bruce; grandchildren Laura and Amy Brazil; Peter, Freddy and Sara Diamond; Angela and Bryan Duffett; and a large circle of close family and friends. Funeral service was held on December 28 from Christ Church at Bonavista. Fred was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 - 1946. He had active service in Germany, Belgium, the Liberation of Holland and the invasion of Normany as a motorcycle dispatch rider attached to the 127th Wing and later serving with the 143rd Wing in Germany. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Landfall Masonic Order in Bonavista. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

 

The Packet

January 17, 2005

 

Webster: It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph George Webster, age 92, from Monroe, announce his peaceful passing at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on January 11, 2005. Predeceased by daughters Shirley and Martha Louise; son Noah; sisters Annie, Sadie and Louise; brothers Walt and Noah. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife Alfreda; children George (Dorothy), Annie (Herb Rogers-deceased), Edmund (Mildred), Maisie (Bill Maidment), Calvin (Patsy), Geneva (Harve Wiseman), Randell (Wanda), Brendon (Viola), Wanda (Paul Collins), Joyce (Doris) and Brenda; 31 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Resred at the Anglican Church, Burgoyne’s Cove, from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Eric Squires, took place on Friday, January 14, with interment following at the Anglican Cemetery, Monroe. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory are greatly accepted for the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital.

 

                                FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                               At peace with nature and with God.

 

Butt: Passed away peacefully at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on January 8, 2005, Cecil James Butt, age 69, from Hickman’s Harbour. Predeceased by parents William and Alice (nee Paul) Butt and sister Annie Butt. He will be greatly missed by niece Roberta Butt, nephew Leslie Butt and other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour. Funeral service, officiated by Captains Wilfred and Wavey Simms, assisted by Pastor Rex Boone and Mrs. Elsie Squires, took place on January 10, 2005, from the Salvation Army, Hickman’s Harbour, with interment following.

 

                                  FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                            Peace perfect peace.

 

Barnes: Passed away peacefully at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, on January 6, 2005, Florence Barnes, aged 82, from English Harbour. Predeceased by her husband George (1982). Leaving to mourn daughters Marion Fleet (Austin) and Ruby Barnes (Joseph); sons Willis (Dorothy) and Keith (Olive); ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother Martin Ivany (Ontario; brother-in-law Cyril Barnes (Edmonton); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, English Harbour, from where the funeral service, officiated by Mr. Austin March, assisted by Amanda Barnes, took place on January 9, 2005. Florence was laid to eternal rest at the United Church Cemetery, English Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

 

                                  FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

            The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth,

         One’s nearer God’s heart in a garden, than anywhere else on earth.

 

Lane: Passed away peacefully at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John’s, on January 6, 2005. William Lane, age 84, from Summerville. Predeceased by his wife Selina, December 21, 2000. Leaving to mourn, daughter Effie Waterman (Fred) at Gander; son Keith (Violet) at St John’s; three grandchildren Craig and Lynn Waterman at Gander and Kris Prince (Shauna) at Princeton, Bonavista Bay. Rested at the United Church, Summerville, from where the funeral service, officiated by Mr. Harry Templeman, took place on January 8, 2005, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

 

                            FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                    Together in Heaven.

 

Chatman, Albert - Passed away peacefully at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, January 11, 2005, Albert Chatman of Bunyan’s Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by first wife Mary and son Harvey Chatman. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Clarice of 20 years, daughter Byrle (Kelso) Coff: sons Garfield (Judy), Bernard (Marilyn), Everett (Linda), Bill (Sadie) and Terry (Ruby); sisters Nina (Joe) Russo, Mary (Stan) Chafe and Alma (Ted) Hickey; 13 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral took place on Friday, January 14, 2005, from the United Church, Bunyan’s Cove, with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Bunyan’s Cove. In his memory, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Bunyan’s Cove. 

 

Scott, Loretta (Pittman), passed away at McMaster Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, on January 11, 2005, 64 years of age. Beloved wife of Frederick J. Scott; mother of Toni, Bill, Suzanne and Jennifer; grandmother of Sara, Melissa, Jonathan and Bradley; daughter of the late William and Muriel (Penny) Pittman. Survived by sisters Minnie Goodyear at Harcourt, Marie Harris at Glovertown and Carol Hall (Boyd) at Shoal Harbour; brothers Victor R. Pittman (Berit) at Shoal Harbour and Alex Morris (Joyce) at Brantford; sister-in-law Joyce at Falmouth, NS; and a large extended family of nephews, nieces and cousins. Predeceased by her brothers Ken and Guy and sister Joyce Mills. Funeral arrangements at Hamilton are incomplete.

 

The Packet

January 24, 2005

 

Jacobs, Ira - Passed  peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, Ira Jacobs of Little Hearts Ease, aged 82 years. Predeceased by his brothers Harvey and Gordon; sisters Victoria Spurrell and Irene Jacobs. Leaving to mourn eleven nieces and twelve nephews and their families; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral took place on Friday, January 21, 2005, from The Salvation Army Citadel, Little Hearts Ease, with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.

 

Fifield, Gerald - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, after a very short illness, Gerald Fifield of Trinity East, age 74, son of the late Augustus and Bertha Fifield and brother of the late Mary Fifield. Deeply mourned and forever loved by his devoted and loving wife Janet (Bannister); children Lorraine (Will) Wiseman, Adele and Philip (Jody Miller); and adoring grandchildren Shane and Abby Wiseman; also sisters Amy (late William) Coles, Louise (late Calvin) Humber, Mae, Glen and Jessie (William) Abraham; brothers Harold (late Myrtle), Walter (late Edith), Mark (late Irene, Lois), Reverend Cecil (Marian); also sisters-in-law Winnie (late Wallace) House and Anita Bannister (Jim Moody); and by many cousins, nieces and nephews and other relatives and by multitude of friends.

 

                                  “We will love you forever”

 

Margaret Marie (Margie) Geldart, 60, of Upper Coverdale, NB, passed away Monday, January 10, 2005, at the Moncton Hospital. Born at Milton, NL, she was a daughter of the late Frederick J. and Dulcie (Adams) Greening. Margie was the owner-operator of Dawne Glo Beauty Salon in her home. Leisure time included bowling, fishing, helping her husband with firewood and family gatherings. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 32 years Dale, children Shelli at Ottawa, Jason at Salisbury, step-daughter Susan MacDonald at Sussex and her five children, sister Doreen Rose (Delano) at Clarenville, Nl, and brother Austin Greening at Riverview. Visitation from the Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Salisbury Road (372-4800), Wednesday, January 12. The funeral was held from the funeral home and was private for family with Rev. Kathleen Zwicker officiating. If so desired, memorials to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital or the cancer society would be appreciated by the family. www.keirsteads.ca.

 

Baxendale, Bradford - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, January 16, 2005. Bradford Baxendale of Clarenville, aged 58 years. Predeceased by his parents Fergus and Vida Baxendale. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Christina of 29 years; daughter Amy, Clarenville; son Devin, Clarenville; sister Paula Jane (Chris Francis), Sydney Mines, NS; family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, January 19, 2005, from Memorial United Church, Clarenville. Interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In his memory a memorial fund to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

Matthews, Marjorie Ellen - Called home to rest with God on Saturday, January 1, 2005, at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Marjorie Ellen Matthews of Musgravetown, aged 79 years. Predeceased by husband Tobias. Left with fond and loving memories, sons Hiram and Ronald (Wanda); grandchildren Toby (Tracey), Donald (Cathy), Ronald and Scott; great-grandchildren Sarah, Chyanne, Kayla, Julie and Brandon; and a large circle of family and friends. Memorial service was held Sunday, January 9, 2005, at Heritage United Church in Musgravetown. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Heritage United Church, Musgravetown.

 

Goldsworthy, Helen - Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Saturday, January 15, 2005, Helen Goldsworthy of Champney’s West, aged 81 years. Predeceased by husband Alphaeus and brother Harold. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Eileen Miller (Ron), Port Rexton; sister Iva Duffett (Ken), Port Union; brother Charles Freeman (Cecila), Port Rexton; grandchildren  Jody (Phil) and Denise (Justin); nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral service held on Tuesday, January 18, 2005, from the Anglican Church, Champney’s West, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s West. 

 

 

Transcribed by Joe Duffett (April 2005)

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