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The Packet
January 2013

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

 

January 3, 2013

Joyce Whiffen
Born In: Newfoundland, Canada
Born: January 20th, 1952
Passed on: December 28th, 2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Whiffen announce her passing at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre on Friday December 28, 2012. Predeceased by her parents Andrew and Evelyn Whiffen; brother Harry. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughter Sue Ann, son Robert, daughter-in-law Natalie; sisters Gertrude, Gladys, Grace, Hilda, Ruby, Anita; sister-in-law Yvonne; and a large circle of extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit in Bonavista or the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (www.cholangiocarcinoma.org).

Evelyn (Ev) Ruby Hollett (nee Noel)
Born In: Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, Canada
Born: December 14th, 1929
Passed on: December 20th, 2012

Passed away peacefully on December 20, 2012 at the River Crest Nursing Home in Fort Saskatchewan, AB. Evelyn was born December 14, 1929, in Grand Falls, NL, the daughter of George and Annie Noel. An exceptional mother and homemaker, she was predeceased by her first husband William Stacey and her 2nd loving husband; Harold Leroy Hollett and Daughter Isabella (Terry) Organ. She is survived by family members Edward (Jeanette) Stacey, Walter (Shari) Stacey, Jenny (Hughie) McMillian and Terry Stacey. Gordon (Patsy) Hollett, Wilbur (Shirley) Hollett, Freeman (Marg) Hollett, Jean (Stan) Wareham and Lillian (Gord) Ackerman. She is lovingly remembered as well by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her remains will be cremated in Edmonton, AB and her ashes will be laid to rest beside her Husband in the summer of 2013. The Family wishes to thank the staff of River Crest Nursing Home who cared for Evelyn with gentleness, kindness and compassion, as well as those who played a role in her life during the time she was with us.

Albert Leslie Smith
Passed on: December 22nd, 2012

Passed peacefully away at the Dr.G.B.Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on December 22, 2012, Albert Leslie Smith, age 81 from Petley, Random Island. Predeceased by parents, Edwin and Elfrida Smith and wife Louie. Albert leaves to mourn his daughter, Sheila (Gordon Hyde); sons, Harold and Boyce (Marie); grandchildren, Matthew, Adam, Travis, Brittany, Breanna and Lucas; great grandson, Charlie and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on December 26, 2012 from the Britannia United Church with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
The Lord is good. A stronghold in the day of trouble: And he knows those who trust him.

Margaret Frances Parsons
Born In: Trinity, Newfoundland
Born: March 24th, 1920
Passed on: December 22nd, 2012

Passed peacefully away at St. Luke's Senior Citizens Home on Saturday December 22, Margaret Parsons of Trinity, Trinity Bay Newfoundland. Margaret who was 92 years of age was predeceased by her husband of 53 years Raymond in 1996 and by her best friend and Sister Evelyn in 2009. She leaves to morn her son Eric (Gladys Burke), grandchildren Stephen and Heather and great grandchildren, Sadiya and Oceana and their mother Tami. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home in St. John's and at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Trinity. Funeral service took place on December 27, 2012 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Trinity. Donations in Margaret's Memory to St. Luke's Senior Citizen's Home, St. John's.

Lily Florence Harris
Passed on: December 20th, 2012

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, December 20, 2012, Florence Harris of Port Blandford, aged 72 years. Predeceasd by her husband Leslie Harris; son Gordie; daughter Glenda; her parents Gordon and Evelyn Wiseman; sister Shirley Wiseman. Left with fond and loving memories her children Greg, Boyd, Dale (Navanda) and Dana (Craig); grandchildren Neil (Tasha), Alison, Sarah, Dylan, Jaden, Tyson and Emily; great grandchildren Nathan and Chase; sisters Ena (Auburn), Bonnie (Don) and Linda (Graham); brothers Winston (Norma), Wilfred (Georgina), Bruce (Ivy) and Glen (Barb); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Alton United Church, Port Blandford. Funeral service took place on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Alton United Church, Port Blandford with interment at United Cemetery, Port Blandford.


January 10, 2013

Alma Stringer
Passed on: December 28th, 2012

Passed away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Friday, December 28, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband of 65 years, Levi; sister Priscilla; daughter Jessie Martha; son Rhodri; grandson Steven; and great-granddaughter Tate. Left with fond and loving memories, her sons Oswald (Angela) and Wesley (Evelyn); daughter-in-law Audrey; grandchildren Kimberley (Kevin), Lexine (Tim), Kelly, Jeffrey (Mary), Gavin (June), Leroy and Jason; and great-grandchildren Lyndsay, Sarah, Tristan, Levi, McKinley, Madison, and Amy. Visitation took place at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville with interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Carl Lorne Harris
Passed on: December 28th, 2012

Passed peacefully away on December 28, 2012 at his home in Bloomfield, Carl Lorne Harris aged 76 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Thyphenia; brothers; Ray, Gordon, Pierce, sisters; Mildred, Jane. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Olive of 51 years, sons; Tracy (Donna), Greg (Roma), Bill (Jeanette); daughter Linda (Fred); sister Linda (Jean); grandchildren; Terri Lynn, Brad, Latisha, Chelsea, Alexandra and three great grandchildren, brother in law Austin (Lorraine) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral Service took place 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 1, 2013 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Lethbridge with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Lethbridge


January 17, 2013

Rita S. Penny
Passed on: January 8th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on January 8, 2013, Rita S. Penny, age 82, from Catalina. Predeceased by husband, Samuel; parents, George and Mary Ann (nee Randell) Ryan; sisters, Ethel King and Mildred Shephard; brothers, Max and Gordon Ryan. Leaving to mourn sister Myrtle Smith, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Clements Anglican Church, Champneys West from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev'd Eric Squires took place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Rest in peace

Elizabeth Warren
Passed on: January 8th, 2013

Passed away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 8, 2013, Elizabeth Warren, age 56 from North West Brook. Predeceased by parents, George and Betsy Ann (nee Parsons) Soper; brothers, Gerald and David (Edith); and sister Marie Mosdell. Leaving to mourn are her daughter, Jackie (Tom Hepditch); grandchildren, Thomas and Andrew; sister, Ann (John Palmer); brothers, George (Lucy), Nelson (Sandra) and Bill (Emily); sister-in-law, Gloria Soper; brother-in-law, Hank Mosdell and other relatives and friends. A cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Sleeping in silent peace

Richard Warren Brooking
Passed on: January 10th, 2013

It is with saddned hearts the family announce the peaceful passing of Richard Warren Brooking, age 90 from Petley, Random Island at the Dr.G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 10, 2013. Predeceased by his parents, Elias and Clara Belle Brooking; brother, John (Muriel) and sister, Marjorie (Wallace Cull). Leaving to mourn with many precious memories are his wife, Joan; son, Morgan (Daphne); daughters, Marjorie (Sam Kelly), Joy (Selby Wiseman), Bonnie (Dennis Bailey) and Sherry (Kevin Martin); grandchildren, Corey (Kelleigh), Stephen (Jennifer), Mitchell (Lori), Jillian (Justin), Sharmaine, Kerri (Mike), Matthew (Melanie)and Nadine; great grandchildren, Shauné, Madison. Keisha, Bayley, Cole, Jada, Brianna, Ashton and Leland ; brothers-in-law, Garry (Bernice) and Harold (Phelena); sister-in-law, Loretta; nieces, nephews, friends at Miraquinn Hilltop Manor and many other relatives and close friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on Sunday, January 13, 2013 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
May the work thy hands have done speak for me

John Patrick Legge
Passed on: January 8th, 2013

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of John Patrick Legge, age 87, from Sweet Bay at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 8, 2013. Predeceased by his parents, Maurice and Susanna Legge; grandson, Matthew Legge; brothers, Michael (Christine), and Joseph; sister, Margaret Ellen Lane (Michael) and brother-in-law, Roy Quinton. Leaving to mourn are his wife of 51 years, Shirley; children, John (Sherry), Marion (Mike), Sherry (David), Cathy (Ken) and Jason; grandchildren, Adam, Damon, Cody, Rebecca and Nicholas; brothers, Edward (Ned) (Justina), and William (Bill) (Rose); sister, Mary Quinton and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Sweet Bay from where the funeral service, officiated by Father Brian Colbert, took place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 with interment following at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Sweet Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To visit online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com

Harold Smith
Passed on: January 8th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on January 8, 2013, Harold Smith, age 52 from Petley, Random Island. Predeceased by his parents, Albert and Louie Smith. Leaving to mourn are his brother, Boyce (Marie), sister, Sheila (Gordon Hyde), nephews, Matthew, Adam, Travis and Lucas, nieces, Brittany and Breanna, great nephew, Charlie and other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took pace on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from the United Church, Britannia with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Asleep in the arms of Jesus

Mary Frances Smith
Passed on: January 7th, 2013

Surrounded by family Mary Frances Smith, age 93 years passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on January 7, 2013. Mary was born November 24, 1919 in Sunnyside, NL. The daughter of Jacob and Lillian Piercey. She is predeceased by her husband Alexander Smith. Leaving to mourn: son Alonzo (Jaine), Daughter Yvonne (Hurbert), son Albert (Bobbie), son Wayne (Dee), Son Eldred, Daughter Bessie (Abe), son Scott (Dianne) and Stepdaughter Myrtle. 3 brothers and 1 sister. 20 Grandchildren, 34 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren; as well as a large circle of other family members and friends. Rested at Sunnyside United Church. Funeral service, officiated by Pastor Alwin Reid, was held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 with interment following at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Sunnyside. Funeral arrangementsentrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
A mother she was to all, around for all in sorrow, in her comfort found. We shall miss her much, tis hard to part, but is living still in every heart.

Sarah Jane Hodder
Passed on: January 11th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on January 11, 2013 Sarah Jane Hodder of North Harbour formally of Rock Harbour and Port Anne P.B. aged 93 years. Predeceased by husband Chesley 1968; parents John Thomas and Charlotte (Hopper) Hodder; sisters Selina Anstey, Bridget Hodder, Rebecca Hodder; brothers Samuel Hodder, Josiah Hodder. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters; Jessie Deir (Arthur) Arnold's Cove, Rhoda Slade (David) North Harbour, Jeanette Brown (Arthur) Rock Harbour, son John Hodder (Beverly Barnes), grandchildren; Lisa Parsons (Jeff), Chesley Deir, Dwayne Slade (Kate Read), Matthew Hodder (Krista King), Justin Brown, Jeanene Slade, Cheryl Brown, Timothy Hodder (Jennifer), Chantel (Blair Pardy); great grandchildren; Brandon Brown, Sara & Emily Parsons, Gabriel & Morgan Hodder, Devon & Jacob Slade, Joshua & Megan Deir; sister Isabelle Farewell, Creston South; sister in law Jessie Hodder, Rock Harbour, special niece Selina Upshall and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Matthews Anglican Church, North Harbour. Funeral Service took place 11:00 am Monday, January 14, 2013 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, North Harbour with committal at St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Rock Harbour. Donations may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church, North Harbour or St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Rock Harbour.

Gerald Hancock
Passed on: January 8th, 2013

Passed away at Bonavista Hospital after a short illness on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, Gerald Hancock of Brooklyn, in his 83rd year. Predeceased by his parents Gus and Sarah. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his cousins Edgar Hancock (Kate), Rex Bowen (Eileen), Ella Penny (Len), special cousins Belinda and Eli Russell; Robert and Eileen Skiffington; plus a very large number of cousins, relatives and close friends; very special friends Dan and Emily Stares. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Robert James Lambert
Passed on: January 6th, 2013

Passed peacefully away surrounded by family and friends at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on Sunday, January 6, 2013, Robert James Lambert of Southport, aged 87 years. Predeceased by wife Gwendolyn; grandson Aaron; parents Eucless and Leticia; brother Eli; sisters Laura, Evelyn and Annie. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Viola Adey (Sam); sons Sterling (Joan), Warren (Linda) and Clifford (Velma); grandchildren Connie, Colleen, Crystal, Carolyn, Chantelle, Kirk, Jill, Fabian, Julia, Adam, Joshua, Jerry, Shannon, Diana, Duane and Tonya; 23 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; sisters Viola, Woodrow and Sarah; brother Max (Edith); brother-in-law Simeon and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the United Church, Southport with interment at United Cemetery, Southport.


January 24, 2013

Edna Giles
Passed on: January 11th, 2013

Passed away at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Friday, January 11, 2013 Edna Beck Giles of Swift Current aged 71 years. Predeceased by her parents Douglas and Ida Beck, two brothers Freeman and Frank. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Randell of 51 years, daughters; Lisa (Glenn) Goobies, NL, Lorraine (Greg) Ft. McMurray, AB, sons; Craig (Debbie) Labrador City, NL, Everett (Cindy) Ft. McMurray, AB, Dwayne (Lori) Melfort, SK, 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; sisters; Monnie Spracklin St. John's, Ruby Barrington Black River, Sheila Beck Eddy (Kevin Coady), Mt. Pearl, Gloria (George), Swift Current and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service was 2 pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Swift Current Pentecostal Church with interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, Swift Current. In her memory donations made to Children's Wish Foundation

Mary Rita Holloway
Passed on: January 14th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, January 14, 2013, Mary Holloway of Bloomfield, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold; daughter Bernice; parents Duncan and Harriett, brothers Andrew, Caleb, George, Hollis and William; sisters Alice, Phema and Jane. Left to mourn are her children Lloyd (Shirley), Shirley (Ernest), Wood (Nina), Barry (Laura), Linda (Ralph) and Ted (Arlene), all from Bloomfield; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; sisters Myra Sheppard of Sunnyside and Hildred Collins of Labrador City; also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Islandview Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to the Cancer Society.

Dorothy Ella Mae Penney
Passed on: January 15th, 2013

Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family at St. Clares Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, Dorothy Ella Mae Penney, aged 89 years of Canning's Cove, a dear Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, Mother-in-law and Friend. Waiting in heaven for her are her husband, Leslie (1971) and son, Dexter (2002); her parents Catherine and Heber Chatman and all her brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn her loss are her sons, Sterling (Janice), Murdoch & Monty; daughters Vera Brockerville (Allan) and Ena Young (Mike); her precious grandchildren Lesley Davis (Mike), Trevor Young (Giselle), Mitchell Stead (Erika), Ryan Penney (Joanne) and Jonathan Young (Kristie); one special great grandchild Ethan Davis; daughter-in-law Florence; also left to mourn a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. John The Divine Anglican Church, Canning's Cove. Funeral service held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. John The Divine Anglican Church, Canning's Cove with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Canning's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. In her memory donations may be made to the Anglican Church, Canning's Cove.
You can cry and close your mind,
Be empty and turn your back
Or you can do what she would want:
Smile, open your eyes, love and go on.


January 31, 2013

Elizabeth Louise Muller
Born: February 26th, 1938
Passed on: January 27th, 2013

On Sunday January 27th, Elizabeth Louise Müller (Strong) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. Survived by her daughters Kirsten MacTaggart (Christopher), Sonja Müller-Simpson (Troy); her son Stefan Müller (Krista); her grandchildren Ryan, Gabriel, Lily, Amalia, Reid, Norah and Lachlan; sisters Lorna MacDonald (Vaughn) and Joan Duffitt; brother Angus Strong (Winnie); her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Lillian Strong, sisters Rosemary Hoskins and Gladys Butler, brothers Raymond, Arthur, William and Cecil. Elizabeth graduated as a registered nurse in 1959 from the General in St. John's. She had a long nursing career in many locations across Canada. Elizabeth was active in all the communities she lived in most notably in Clarenville: member of town council, President of Rotary and Historical Society, Treasurer of the Legion. Her most favourite activity was her book club with her wonderful friends. Memorial service will take place on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Church Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville. In her memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society in lieu of flowers.
Elizabeth was an avid traveler and visited many places. She loved gardening, reading, music and was an excellent cook. Elizabeth was a creative, energetic woman who loved life, learning and never missed an opportunity to try something new. She will also be missed by her many friends around the world.
Thank you to the caring staff at Lions Manor in Placentia, Waterford Hospital in St. John's and special mention to Dr. Brentnall, Nicole Hickey, Eileen Burton and the Alzheimer's Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
"Home again, Home again, jiggety jig"

Dalton Barry Wheaton
Passed on: January 26th, 2013

Passed peacefully away at home with his loving family in Hickman's Harbour on January 26, 2013, Dalton Barry Wheaton, age 67 years. Predeceased by his parents Oswald and Elsie Wheaton, sister Ida Whitt, brothers-in-law Anthony Careen and Cliff Rideout. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Fay (nee Kearley); daughter Michelle (Mike Vardy); son Michael (Tamara); grandchildren Ashley (Robert Moore), Aaron (Tara Cooper), Michaela, Mackenzie, and Morgan; great-grandson Jace; brothers: Newman (Yvonne), Gordon (Mavis), Jim (Patsy), Ellis; sisters Yvonne Careen, Gwen Rideout, Iris (David Highstead), Pauline (Bob Sander); brother-in-law Ike Whitt. Parents in law Wesley and Netta Kearley and a large circle of family members. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. John Davis, assisted by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place on Tuesday, January 29th from the Memorial United Church, Clarenville, with a private interment to follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. In his memory, donations are gratefully accepted. Donations will be forwarded to the Children's Shriners Fund or the Central United Church Barry Wheaton Memorial. To send online condolences, please visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven

Violet Mary Avery
Passed on: January 19th, 2013

It saddens the family to announce the peaceful passing of Violet Mary Avery, age 94, from Deep Bight, at the Dr.G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on January 19, 2013. Predeceased by her husband, Walter. Leaving to mourn with many precious memories are her children, Everett (Vickie), Lindo (Lorraine), Winston (Geraldine- deceased) and Vera (Gerald Stoyles); 15 grandchildren (Jody-deceased); 27 great grandchildren and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at the Deep Bight United Church from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Bob Mercer, took place on January 22, 2013 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Her memory is enshrined in our hearts

Lindsay Maxwell George
Passed on: January 21st, 2013

We regret to announce the passing of Lindsay Maxwell George, age 70, at the Health Science Complex, St. John's on January 21, 2013. Predeceased by sons, Darryl and Todd; father, Harry; sister, Marjorie; mother-in-law, Jemina Drodge; father-in-law, Joseph Drodge; brother-in-law, Heldon Baker and sisters-in-law, Betty George and Mary Strong. Lindsay leaves to mourn his loving wife of 50 years, Eva; children, Trudy (Rick), Darlene (Rod), Faye (Rick), Tracey (Dwayne); Cordell (Loretta), Shannon (Paulette) and Jody (Kelly); grandchildren, Sheena, Lindsay, Allan, Alexander, Alexis, Joshua, Jenna, Johnathan, Tyler and Allison; great grandchild, Joel; mother, Gertie; siblings, Clarence, Carol, Vincent (Mildred) and Wavey (Oliver); 2 brothers-in-law and families; 12 sisters-in-law and families and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army, Hickman's Harbour from where the funeral service, officiated by Captain Reid Colbourne and Major Phyllis Blundell-Colbourne, took place on January 24, 2013 with interment following at the Salvation Army, Lower Lance Cove, Random Island. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God

Winston Greening
Passed on: January 22nd, 2013

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, Winston Greening of Musgravetown, age 71 years. Winston was predeceased by his parents Ethelbert & Bessie Greening of Musgravetown and Brother-in-law Woodrow Smart of Lethbridge. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife & best friend of 50 years Marjorie. Winston was a wonderful and devoted dad to daughters Gay and Rhonda (Carl Cleary) of St. John's and son Paul (Shelley) of Musgravetown. He will be forever remembered by his precious grandchildren Andrea, Jessica & Sarah Greening and Meghan & Alexander Winston Cleary. Also left with fond and loving memories his sister Lela Smart of Lethbridge. Winston was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor who put family above all. He will be greatly missed by a large circle of family & friends and by all who had the privilege to know him. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

Maxwell James Cook
Passed on: January 21st, 2013

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Maxwell James Cook, age 91, of St. John's and Hickman's Harbour, at the Hoyles Home, St. John's on Monday, January 21, 2013. Predeased by wife, Frances, son Lloyd, parents Fred and Mae, sister Alma (Clouston) Wells. Leaving to mourn son James (Marie), daughter Linda Cook (special friend, Anna), granddaughter Lisa (Jason), grandson Andrew (Penny) and great grandson Tyler, brother- in-law Gilbert Parrott and sisters-in law Eleanor and Blanche Parrott; many nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff at Miraquinn Hilltop Manor of Hickman's Hr., (Kim and Chris Hansford), the staff at Hoyles Home, Edmund (Ted) Wells, Denise Leonard and Janet Reddy for your loving care and support. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, Hamilton Ave., and Vardy's Funeral Home Hickman's Hr., The funeral service, officiated by Major Phyllis Blundell- Colbourne and Captain Reid Colbourne took place on Friday at the Salvation Army, Hickman's Harbour with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
May the work thy hands have done speak for me

Priscilla Moss
Passed on: January 18th, 2013

Passed away suddenly at her home in Clarenville on Friday, January 18, 2013, Priscilla Moss formerly of Lethbridge, aged 57 years. Predeceased by parents Chesley and Stella Pardy. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Don of 34 years; son Kerry; sisters-in-law Rodina Hobbs (Kirby), Velma Tucker (John), Katherine Moss and Judy Baker; brother-in-law Raymond Moss (Patsy); cousins Betty, Barry, Gerald, Gar and Clyde; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lethbridge with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Barbara Penney (nee Hillier)
Born In: Lamaline, Newfoundland, Canada
Born: April 17th, 1928
Passed on: January 16th, 2013

Surrounded by her loving family, she passed peacefully into the hands of God on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, in her 84th year. Left to mourn her passing are children Donna (Terry), Orleans, ON, Andrew (Lynn), Orleans, ON and Eileen (Phil) Tsawwassen, BC. A legacy of love and memories are left to grandchildren Greg, Mark, Kristina, Daniel, Stephanie, Justin, Laura and Michael. She will be sadly missed by brothers Mac (Georgina), Brampton, ON and Ray (Carol) in Long Point, ON. Predeceased by her husband Bill (February 2012), father Waldemer, mother Selina, sister Gwendolyn and brother Howard. Family and friends may pay respects on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 after 10:00 a.m. at Kelly's Funeral Home, 2370 St. Joseph Blvd, Orleans, Ontario. A Memorial Service will follow in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Beechwood Cemetery. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. Louise Coloumbe and the staff at Portobello Manor for their compassionate care and devotion to Mom throughout her journey. In memoriam donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated. www.kellyfh.ca

 

 

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