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The Packet
June 2008

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

 

June 2, 2008

INGRAM, JUSTIN - Passed away as the result of a tragic boating accident on Saturday, May 24, 2008, Justin Ingram of Clarenville, aged 27 years. Predeceased by sister, Jennifer; grandfathers, Victor Ingram and Andrew Blundon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his parents, David and Marie Ingram; brother, David, sister, Emily; grandmothers, Hazel Ingram and Gladys Blundon; uncle Paul Ingram (Susan); aunts Lila Blundon (Cam), Joanne Toope (Johnny), all of Clarenville; cousins, Sarah, John, Jessica, Krista and Courtney and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations may be made to the family.

HOBBS, Liol - Passed peacefully away at his home on Thursday, May 29, 2008, Liol Hobbs of Bunyan's Cove, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his first wife, Mary Anne. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Katie (Hann) of 19 years; daughters, Rita (Freeman), Ida (Robert) and Beatrice (Calvin); sons, Manuel (Eliza), Clayton (Louise), Sterling (Madge) and Robert (Annette); stepdaughter, Shirley (Bill); stepsons, Aubrey (Alice) and Ron; 28 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and a large number of family and friends. Rested at Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove. Funeral service held on Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove with interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, Bunyan's Cove.

LAMBERT, Aaron - Passed away as a result of a tragic boating accident on Saturday, May 24, 2008, Aaron Marcus Lambert of Clarenville, aged 24 years. Predeceased by grandparents, Gwen Lambert, Enurchus and Una Toope and uncle Selwyn Toope. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his son, Kyle; loving partner, Nicole Rodgers; father, Warren Lambert; mother, Linda Toope, all of Clarenville; brothers, Adam (Lindsay), Grand Falls-Windsor, Joshua, Clarenville, Fabian (Michelle) St. John's and Dewayne Moran (Laura), Hamilton, ON; sisters, Jill (William) and her son, Garrett, Brampton, ON and Julia (Mike) and their children, Lola and Oliver, Spain; grand­father, Robert Lambert, Clarenville; Nicole's parents, Austin Rodgers, Ottawa, ON and Karen Rodgers; sister, Robyn, Shoal Harbour and a large number of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Thursday, May 29, 2008 at Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at Memorial United Church Cemetery, Church Hill. In his memory donations may be made to an Education Fund at Scotiabank, Clarenville for son, Kyle.

CLENCH, Alexander - Passed peacefully away at Shirley's Haven, Catalina on Thursday, May 29, 2008, Alexander Clench of Shoal Harbour, aged 89 years. Predeceased by brother, Raymond Clench and grandson, Mark Marshall. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Ruby of 63 years; daughters, Jessie Marshall, Sheila Strong and Audra Strong (Leonard); sons, Austin (Peggy) and Walwyn; sister, Florence Tuck (Baxter); brother, Edward (Phyllis); grandchildren, Christopher, Kirby, Jeffery, Angel, John, Jennifer, Samantha, Ryan and Mark (deceased) and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Church Road, Shoal Harbour. In his memory donations may be made to Shoal Harbour United Church.

MANUEL, Marilyn (nee Kurceba)
1953-2008
- The family of Marilyn Ann Manuel announces with great sadness the passing of their wonderful wife, mother, daughter, and sister at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, May 23, 2008, after a two-year battle with cancer. She will be forever remembered and loved by her husband, Graham; son, Shannon; daughter, Amelia, as well as her father, Alex Kurceba; sister, Michele Darragh (Kerry); brother, Sandy Kurceba (Maura) and nieces, Jaclyn and Kelsey, all of Winnipeg. She is predeceased by her mother, Joyce (April 25, 2008); sister-in-law, Margaret Kurceba; cousin, Kelly Millar and sister-in-law, Faith Matchem, Marilyn had a wide circle of family and friends in both Winnipeg and her adopted home of Newfoundland where she had lived for the past 25 years. Marilyn was a long time employee of the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville. Instrumental in helping her deal with the many trying times but also sharing in a lot of laughter are her nephew and niece Dave and Bonnie Matchem and their children, Sam and Hope. Despite facing a difficult and challenging illness, she approached every day with a relentless vitality and an irrepressible sense of humor - a true inspiration. She will be greatly missed. Cremation has taken place as she requested. Visitation took place at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Memorial Service held Tuesday, May 27, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with inurnment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Marilyn's memory may be made to the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital Foundation.


June 9, 2008

LETHBRIDGE, Artillus (Ted) - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville in the presence of his family and friends, Ted Lethbridge of Clarenville, aged 63 years. Predeceased by father, Fred; mother, Bessie; brothers, Boyd and Calvin; father-in-law, Harvey Elliott; sister-in-law, Doreen Short and brother-in-law, Edward Smith. Leaving to mourn his caring wife, Yvonne of 42 years; mother-in-law, Emma Elliott; son, Paul (Ann); daughters, Sharron (Jeff) and Joanne (Philip); grandchildren, Victoria and Jonathan; brothers, Walter (Janet), Wayne (Margaret); sisters, Myrtle (Ray), Ivy and Cindy (Frank); sister-in-law, Nellie; brother-in-law, Oliver Short; along with a large circle of relatives and close friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Friday, June 6, 2008 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with inter­ment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. Special thanks to the staff of Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital for helping Ted in his final moments.


June 16, 2008

HART - June Hart of Bonavista, NL, passed away suddenly on June 2, 2008 while vacationing in Denver, Colorado. Born January 7, 1947, June grew up and lived most of her life in Bonavista. After living in Toronto for a short time, June moved back to St. John's, Newfoundland but then returned to Bonavista where she continued the family business, J's Mini Mart. She spent her spare time dedicating herself to her family and friends or lending a helping hand to whomever needed it. Her compassion, kindness and continuous smile will be remembered most by those who knew her. Predeceased by her son, Jody; father, Eric Mouland; sister, Glendene and infant brother. Left with fond and loving memories are her son, Jamie (Crystal); mother, Stella Mouland; sister, Merve Snook (Ben); nieces Sharon Snook (Craig) and Glendene Snook (Leong); nephew Eric Snook (Connie); all the members of the Mouland and Hart Families and many close friends. The memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 18th at the Memorial United Church with Reverend Tony Cole officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Strathies Funeral Home, Bonavista. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter, P.O. Box 13791 Stn. A, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 4G3.

MATCHEM, Judy - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, Judy Matchem of Bloomfield, aged 37 years. Predeceased by mother-in-law, Shirley Wiseman; grandparents, Phyllis and Samuel Hancock and Willis and Veita Matchem; cousin, Veita Matchem. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Rod of 23 years; daughter, Kayla; parents, Alex and Louise Matchem; father-in-law, Austin Wiseman; sisters, Sharlene Matchem and Kendra Matchem (Jamie Stanley); brothers, Shawn and Jason; sister-in-law Debbie Burt; nieces and nephews Trinda (Noah), Trent (Sherry), Troy (Melissa), Tori, Shawna, Teeanna, Tinikka, Danielle and Greg; great-nephew, AJ and companion Molly and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Sunday, June 15, 2008 from Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown.


June 23, 2008

Gertrude Blackwood
(June 27, 1924 - June 15, 2008)
- Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home in Placentia, Gertrude Thelma Blackwood (Bearing) on Sunday, June 15, 2008. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons, Edward, (Rosalind), of Sunnyside, and Peter, (Anne), of Ottawa; grandchildren; Josh, Ashley, Heather and Charlie; sisters, Ina (Alf Sharpe), of Mount Pearl, and Geraldine Pennell, of Carmanville. Predeceased by infant daughter and husband, Albert; sister, Bessie and brothers, Bram, Joe and Lloyd. Rested at St. Andrew's Anglican Chruch, Sunnyside and Stacey's Funeral Home, Carmanville. Funeral Service held on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Carmanville with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Carmenville. Donations in her memory to the Salvation Army Citadel, Carmanville. Gertie (Nan) will be sadly missed by family, life long friends and new friends and staff of the Lions Manor where she resided for the last three years.

CARBERRY, Alfred James - Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Alfred James Carberry of Burgoyne's Cove, aged 84 years. Predeceased by wife, Mary Pearl; sons, Clayton and Lindsay; son-in-law, Doug; sisters, Kathleen Johnson, Alma Gardner, May Gardner and Monica Efford and sister-in-law, Evelyn. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters, Rebecca (Ralph Froude), Burgoyne's Cove, Viola Ivany, Burgoyne's Cove, Vera Newhook, Amherstburg, ON, Monica (Woodrow Earle), Kenmount, ON, Laura Kelloway, Cambridge, ON, Doris (Francis Loder), Too Good Arm, Marjorie (Steve Coish), Caledon, ON, Karen (Ivan Gill), Courtice, ON and Iris (Denis Arsenault), Brampton, ON; sons, Melvin (Lavina), Oshawa, ON, Stanley (Betty); Harcourt, Gordon (Mary), Arnold's Cove, Reginald (Glenna), Brampton, ON, Gardner (Nancy), Orangeville, ON and Carl (Susan), Arnold's Cove; daughter-in-law, Diane Carberry, Shoal Harbour; sister, Jean Adams, Nova Scotia; brothers, Reginald, Toronto, ON and Fred (Lillian), Clarenville; brother-in-law, Ches Efford, Toronto, ON; 34 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and.friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville and St. Mary's Anglican Church, Burgoyne's Cove. Funeral service held Sunday, June 22, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church with interment at Anglican' Cemetery, Burgoyne's Cove.

STONE: It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Nellie Clara Stone age 85 of Clarenville (formerly from Random sland) at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on June 16, 2008. Predeceased by parents, Alpheous and Leah Mills and granddaughter, Valerie Stone. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her husband for over 66 years, Martin, children, Berkley (Julie), Vera (Phil), Bernice, Daphne (Les), Donna Francis), Selby (Denise), Alec (Marina), Gordon (Marion), Violet Bay), Terry (Gail), 27 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and a arge circle of family and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army Ditadel, Clarenville, from where the funeral service, officiated by Majors Fred and Gloria Pond took place on Thursday June 19, 2008 with interment following at the Pleasant St. Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
God took her home, it was his will, but in our hearts she liveth still.

O'Neill (Easton), Donna Feme age 46 Passed away at her home in Lantz, N.S. May 27th , 2008 Donna Feme O'Neill (Easton) age 46 yrs, following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Donna was born in Clarenville, NL, the youngest daughter of the late William and Ruby Easton (Frampton) and later moved to St. John's with the family in 1966. Left to cherish her memories are her husband and best friend Harry, daughter Krista, son Christopher, her canine companion, Riley, who was constantly by her side, and bunny, Lucy. Sisters Mildred Holloway (Clarence) Missisauga, Beverley Manuel (Roy) St. John's, Shirley Easton Hamilton, Rosalyn Easton Calgary, and a best buddy, her only brother Ron (Mt. Pearl). Her in-laws Doug and Dorothy O'Neill, Enfield, N.S., formerly of Penneywell Rd., St. John's, NL, brothers-in-law Paul (Calgary) Doug (Calgary). Sister in-law Sherry Hart (John) Whitecourt. Also left to mourn, many nieces, nephews, the Easton and Bagg families of Clarenville and her school friend.Yjley Kieley (Goulds). Cremation took place May 28th , 2008. A Memorial service was held at Riverview United Church, Elmsdale, N.S. June 3rd , 2008 followed by a reception to cele­brate her life at the Royal Canadian Legion Elmsdale, N.S. Donations in a her memory can be made to a Cancer Charity of ones choice.


June 30, 2008

CARTER (STRONG), Ethel Catherine, passed away peacefully at home in Lynden, Ont. formerly of Clarenville, NL. Predeceased by husband Clarence and parents John and Eliza Strong, brother James and sister Hazel. Leaving to mourn, son John (Susan), daughter Janice (late Bruce Murphy), grandchildren, James, Sean (Anna) great-granchild Ivy. Sisters: Rhoda (Ron Bartlett), Hamilton, Ont., Jean (Late Ralph Burden), Clarenville, NL, Phyllis (Obe Burt), Stephenville.NL, Evangeline (Earl Snelgrove) St John's, NL, Gerry (Richard Dionne), Gander, NL. Nieces and nephews in Newfoundland, especially Linda, Clarenville, NL. Special friends Kim and Darrell of Greenspond, NL. A memorial service was held at Christ Church in Flamborough, Ont. Saturday June 21. If desired, a donation to the charity of one's choice may be made in Ethel's memory. Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com    Cremation has taken place.
"I feel the winds of God today"

ASH, Muriel Diana - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, June 23, 2008, Muriel Diana Ash of Portland, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her husband, Donald. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son, Maurice (Butch) and his wife, Wanda of Portland; grandson, Kirk (Amy) of Halifax, NS; sister, Helen Warren (Sam), Ontario; brothers, Fred Bailey (Winnie) and Ben Bailey (Alma), both of George's Brook; sister-in-law, Joyce Bailey of Shoal Harbour and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn. Funeral service held on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Brooklyn with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Brooklyn.

BROWN-PEDDLE, Winifred - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, Winifred Brown-Peddle of Musgravetown, aged 88 years. Predeceased by first husband, Frank W. Brown in 1994 and second husband, Leroy Peddle in 2007. Leaving to mourn son, Allen Brown (Charlotte); daughters, Denise (Ingham Blundell) and Dildre (Hubert Lodge); daughter-in-law, Ada Brown; eight grand­children; seven great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held at Islandview Citadel, Musgravetown on Saturday, June 14, 2008. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to Senior Band, Islandview Citadel.

KING, Georgina - It is with profound sadness that we the King family announce the passing of our matriarch Georgina "Jean" (Ploughman) King on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, aged 90 years. Georgina is predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Albert Victor "Vic" King. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons, Douglas (Linda), Clarenville, Austin (Joan), Saskatoon, Thomas (Donna), Kitchener-Waterloo and Ewart (Rosalind), Clarenville; daughters, Linda (Al), Ottawa, Donna (Gary), Red Deer, Una, Clarenville and Lorna (Boyd), Clarenville; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held at Fewer's Funeral Home on Thursday, June 26, 2008 with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clarenville-Bonavista Shrine Club in aid of Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Georgjna's strong and quiet spirit not only held our family together but guided us through each of our life's journeys. Her love, respect and strong dedication to her family will always be remembered.

SLADE, Albert - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, June 22, 2008, Albert Slade of Clarenville, aged 62 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Melita of 40 years; daughter, Nicole (Darren Bursey) and granddaughter, Megan of Edmonton, AB; son, Craig (Juanita) and grandson, Michael of Airdrie, AB; sisters, Marie (David Hall), Portugal Cove, Wavey (Calvin Andrews), Grand Falls-Windsor, Marion (Nelson Brace), Chilliwack, BC, Marjorie (Charles Hiscock), St. John's, Jean Seaward, Calgary, AB and Glenda (Ian Oliver), BC; brothers, Gerald (Corrine), Halifax, NS and Melvin (Betty Lou), Halifax, NS and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In his memory donations may be made to the Gideon's Society.

PRINCE, Bessie A. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Monday, June 23, 2008, Bessie A. Prince of Princeton, aged 82 years. Predeceased by husband Albert and daughter June. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Evelyn (Gordon Greening), Musgravetown; sons Max (Theresa), Princeton and Don (Marilyn), St. John's; grandchildren Suzette (Gerald Chatman), Jamie (Marlene Snelgrove), Corey (Amanda Clements), Jacob, Courtney and Nadia; great-grandchildren Lauren and Drew; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Thursday, June 26, 2008 from Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Cremation has taken place. Interment to take place at a later date.

BRINSTON, Charles H. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, June 25, 2008, Charles H. Brinston of North Harbour, aged 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Jane of 64 years; sons, Hedley (Betty) and Gerald (Louise), both of North Harbour; grandchildren, Cordell, Terry and Calvin; great-grandchildren, Cory, Natasha, Sarah, Cole, Kayla and Mataya; also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at United Church, North Harbour. Funeral service held on Saturday, June 28, 2008 from United Church, North Harbour with interment at United Cemetery, North Harbour. In his memory donations may be made to Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.

CARBERRY, Alfred James - Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Alfred James Carberry of Burgoyne's Cove, aged 84 years. Predeceased by wife, Mary Pearl; sons, Clayton and Lindsay; son-in-law, Doug; parents, Job and Rebecca Carberry; brother, William Carberry, sisters, Dorothy Carberry, Barbara Parrott, Mildred Anderson and Jean Walters. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters, Rebecca (Ralph Froude), Burgoyne's Cove, Viola Ivany, Burgoyne's Cove, Vera Newhook, Amherstburg, ON, Monica (Woodrow Earle), Minden, ON, Laura Kelloway, Cambridge, ON, Doris (Francis Loder), Too Good Arm, Marjorie (Steve Coish), Caledon, ON, Karen (Ivan Gill), Courtice, ON and Iris (Denis Arsenault), Brampton, ON; sons, Melvin (Lavina), Oshawa, ON, Stanley (Betty), Harcourt, Gordon (Mary), Arnold's Cove, Reginald (Glenna), Brampton, ON, Gardner (Nancy), Orangeville, ON and Carl (Susan), Arnold's Cove; daughter-in-law, Diane Carberry, Shoal Harbour; sister, Violet Walters, Burgoyne's Cove and Priscella Day (Harold); brother, Herbert Carberry (Alfreda), Burgoyne's Cove; 34 grand­children; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville and St. Mary's Anglican Church, Burgoyne's Cove. Funeral service held Sunday, June 22, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Burgoyne's Cove.

 

 

 

 

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