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The Packet
June 2011

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

 

June 2, 2011

Nathan Clifford Wayde Wilfred Humby
Passed Away On: 27/05/2011

Passed away suddenly at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, May 27, 2011, Nathan Humby of Musgravetown, aged 17 years. Predeceased by Aunt Terri-Lynn Holloway; grandmother Jacqueline Humby; step-grandmother Verlie Humby. Left with fond and loving memories his parents Clifford & Tammy Humby, sister Tristen; grandparents Wilfred & Gail Holloway; grandfather Wayde Humby; grandparents Jack and Emma Garnham, Cambridge, ON; great grandmother Emma Penney; great grandfather Richard Humby; girlfriend Samy and a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends of Heritage Collegiate, Lethbridge. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service was held on Tuesday May 31, 2011 from the Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at the United Cemetery, Musgravetown

Edward Patrick O'Neill
Passed Away On: 25/05/2011
April 5, 1921 - May 25, 2011
. Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, Edward Patrick O’Neill of Sweet Bay in his 90th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 64 years Sadie; sons: John and wife Sharon, Brendan, all of Sweet Bay; daughters: Madonna Witzell and husband Ron of Kitchener, Ont., Ann O'Neill of Mississauga, Ont, Florence Keough and husband Ron of Plate Cove West, Irene Chaffey and husband Bill of Musgravetown, Rosemary McGettigan and husband Hugh of Harbour Main, Jane Barker and husband Jim of Charleston, Madeline O’Neill, Sharon Furlong and husband June, both of Scarborough, Ont.; 20 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Ellen Maloney of Sweet Bay, Ann Murphy of Ont.; brother Frederick O’Neill of Random Island plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by son Gerald, Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 2 p.m. from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Sweet Bay with interment following at Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Sweet Bay. To offer online condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com

Mary Laite
Passed Away On: 22/05/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, May 22, 2011, Mary Laite of Clarenville, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husband Max and sister Rita Strong. Left with fond and loving memories her son David (Sandra); granddaughters Megan and Jessica; sisters Margaret LeBlanc and Myrtle Reid; brothers William Long (Dulcie) and James Long (Edna); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Monday, May 30, 2011 at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville.

Rosa Bowering
Passed Away On: 10/05/2011
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O' Mahoney Manor, Clarenville on May 10, 2011, Rosa Bowering, age 96, from Weybridge. Predeceased by her parents, Reuben and Mary; husband, Watson; brother, Bill; sisters, Florence and Mabel; nephew, Wade Adey. Rosa leaves to mourn, sister-in-law, Jean Adey; nieces, Elizabeth Burton, Jennifer Adey, Millicent Baggs (Bob); nephews, Derek Adey, Jerry (Debbie) Adey; great nephews; great nieces and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Central United Church, Elliott's Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott took place on May 13, 2011 with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Weybridge. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
The Lord is my Shepherd

Leo James Furlong
Passed Away On: 23/05/2011
It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Leo James Furlong, age 88, from Plate Cove at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on May 23, 2011. Predeceased by his parents, Ellen and Patrick; brothers, William and John and sister, Cecelia. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife, Theresa; sons, Dennis (Peggy) and Raymond (Crystal); grandchildren, Megan, Jessica and Carly; sisters, Bridget (Michael) and Catherine (Thomas) and other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Plate Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Father David Joy, took place on May 26, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
He loved people and laughter

Trixie Russell
Passed Away On: 22/05/2011
Passed peacefully away with family by her side at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home in St. John’s on Sunday, May 22, 2011 Trixie Russell of Winterbrook aged 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, granddaughter Brenda and grandson Kenneth. Left with fond and loving memories her children Cyril (Geraldine), Ruby Fry (Barnett), Phyllis Peddle (Lavern), Glenn (Leone), Eli (Faye), Renwick (Kimberly), sister-in-law Elsie Russell, 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home in Lethbridge on Tuesday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 NOON; and at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Winterbrook on Tuesday after 2 p.m. Funeral will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Winterbrook with interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Winterbrook. In lieu of flowers, donations accepted in her memory to the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Winterbrook.

Lindo Smith
Passed Away On: 24/05/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, Lindo Smith of Elliott’s Cove, aged 70 years. Predeceased by parents Lindo and Victoria. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Louise of 43 years; sons Scott (Shelley), Derek (Stacey) and Rodney (Kelly); brother Reginald (Winnifred); nine grandchildren Bradley, Jessica, Warren, Brooke, Robert, Shawn, Shayla, Katie and Catlin and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Cremation has taken place

Madonna Pitt
Passed Away On: 21/05/2011

Passed away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, May 21, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer, Madonna Pitt of Lethbridge, aged 52 years. Predeceased by her father, Harry Holloway and mother in law, Carrie Pitt. Left with treasured memories of her life and their time together are her loving and devoted husband of 31 years, Douglas; children Justin (Leslie Lambe) and Jeffery; grandson Connor; mother Myrtis Holloway; brothers Eddie (Verna), Barry, Graham and Glen; sister Yvonne (Lawrence) Howse; father in law Andrew Pitt (Alma Piercy); sister in law Bernice (Wesley) Dyke; brothers in law Bursell (Collette) and Lester as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Donna’s life will take place at a later date.


June 09, 2011

Mary Toope
Passed Away On: 30/05/2011
Passed away suddenly at the QEII Hospital, Halifax, NS on Monday, May 30, 2011, Mary Toope of Old Bonaventure, aged 75 years. Predeceased by husband Charles. Left with fond and loving memories her children Linda Davis (Graham), Clarenville, Cyril (Norma), Old Bonaventure, Hayward, Old Bonaventure, Dave (Tracy), Old Bonaventure and Ivan (Heather), Clarenville; sisters Geraldine (William Wiseman), Clarenville, Jessie Miller, Port Rexton, Beulah (George Morres), Ontario, Ruby Cooper, Ontario, Lorraine (Lloyd Lander), Ontario and Edna (Garry Trowbridge); brothers Selby Cooper (Betty) and Garry Cooper (Juanita), Halifax, NS; 11 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at St. John Anglican Church, New Bonaventure. Funeral service took place on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from St. John Anglican Church, New Bonaventure with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Old Bonaventure. In her memory donations may be made to Anglican Cemetery, Old Bonaventure.


June 16, 2011

Pearl Coish
Passed Away On: 03/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on June 3, 2011, Pearl Coish, age 95. Predeceased by her husband, Cyril (1966). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Rev. Bill Coish (Daphne), Bernard Coish (Hilda), Ed Coish (Shirley) and Bruce Coish (Elizabeth); daughter, Rita Penney (Charles); 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Florence Squires and Bessie Bartlett; nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at Barrett’s Funeral Home, Mt. Pearl. Interment took place at the United Church Cemetery; Britannia on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 2 pm. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy`s Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Gone dear mother but not forgotten, gone to the land you loved so dear, hope we shall meet you there
.

Ronald Lloyd Dean
Passed Away On: 08/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John’s on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, Lloyd Dean of Caplin Cove, aged 67 years. Predeceased by wife Bonnie, parents William John and Laura and sister Delphine Simmons. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Roxane (Tom); son Rodney (Lisa); special friend Evelyn Pitcher; sisters Millicent Lambert (Hector) and Francis Kelly (Lewis); brothers Eric, Jim (Joyce), Gladstone (Linda), Allan (Meta) and Alonzo (Janet); sister-in-law Diane Poole (Russell); brother-in-law Bob Hunt (Jackie) and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at United Church, Southport with interment at United Cemetery, Southport. In his memory donations may be made to the family.

Laurence Walsh
Passed Away On: 08/06/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, Larry Walsh of Summerville, aged 51 years. Predeceased by his father Gerald. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Christine of 27 years; daughters Holly (Mike Baker) and Shelly (Wayne Smart); mother Bernadette Walsh; sisters Maureen (Albert Ayles), Geraldine Greening (Jeff Tremblett), Shirley (Bruce Greenng) and Charlene (Terry Brown); brother Gerard Walsh (Vicki Hicks); a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Roman Catholic Church, Summerville. Funeral mass took place on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Roman Catholic Church, Summerville with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Summerville.

Maggie Jane Stringer
Passed Away On: 06/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, June 6, 2011, Maggie Jane Stringer of Clarenville, aged 99 years. Predeceased by son Raymond and infant son Isaiah. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Reginald of 71 years; sons Rex (Karen) and Ross (Gloria); daughter-in-law Eunice; sister Blanche Green; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Thursday, June 9, 2011 from Calvary Pentecostal Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital.

Adolphus Greening
Passed Away On: 06/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, June 6, 2011, Adolphus Greening of Jamestown, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife Minnie and son-in-law Bill Critch. Left with fond and loving memories his children Willie (Yvonne), Bruce (Shirley), Maxine Gould (Max), Margaret Greening, Jean Hampton (Vincent), Doreen Hobbs (Tom) and Myra Pye (Ray); sisters Shirley Keats (Larry), Dorothy Ivany and Mavis Ivany; brothers Albert (Lynn) and Harvey (Leona); grandchildren Robert, Rodney, Janice, Michael, Gregory, Angela, Adam and Gorvin; great grandchildren Julie, Madison and Jenna and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at the Anglican Church, Jamestown with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Jamestown.


June 23, 2011

Sandra Sheppard
Passed Away On: 15/06/2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sandra Sheppard announces her passing on Wednesday June 15, 2011 at the Dr. Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton, NB at the age of 48 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her parents Chesley and Shirley Penney of Charlottetown, partner Pat Lockyer of Fredericton, NB; son Christopher and girlfriend Cynthia of Alberta; daughters Terri and boyfriend Andrew of Gander, Alysha, Jessica and Jenna all of Fredericton NB; brother Don and wife Elsa of NS; sister Angela and husband Sam of Charlottetown; former husband Derek Sheppard of Charlottetown; grandchildren Logan and Charlotte; nieces, nephews and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. G. Cook on Monday June 20, 2011 from Emmanuel United Church Charlottetown with interment following at Charlottetown Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Christopher Sheppard, Vern Chaulk, Dennis Chaulk, Rick Chatman, Cuy Penney and Dave Arnold. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home – Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com

Obadiah Spurrell
Passed Away On: 14/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, Obadiah (Obe) Spurrell of Little Hearts Ease, aged 67 years. Predeceased by his parents Richard and Victoria Spurrell; infant sister Irene. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Selena of 44 years; daughters Denise Jacobs (Cluney) and Corinne Whalen (Barry); son Edison; sister Marina (Roland Smith), Norma (late Art Critch) and Annie (Worick Smith); brothers Tom (Doris) and Harold (Linda); grandchildren Brent Marsh and Cassandra Jacobs and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Hearts Ease with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.
Gladys Butler
Passed Away On: 13/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. Albert O’Mahony Manor, Clarenville on Monday, June 13, 2011, Gladys Butler of Shoal Harbour, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husband Eric; parents Arthur and Lillian Strong; brother Bill and sister Rosemary. Left with fond and loving memories her sisters Lorna MacDonald (Vaughan), Lady Cove, Joan Duffitt (Jack), Clarenville and Elizabeth Muller, Clarenville; brothers Cecil Strong, Clarenville and Angus Strong (Winnie), Grand Falls-Windsor; special niece Elizabeth MacDonald; special nephew Peter Duffitt; special friends Diane Butler, Rose Butler and family and Edna Butler; many nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Church Hill, Shoal Harbour. In her memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

William Thomas Peddle
Passed Away On: 11/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, June 11, 2011, William Thomas Peddle of Sunnyside, aged 87 years. Predeceased by parents Esau and Fannie; brothers Abraham, Robert, Fred and Clem; sisters Susie, Effie and Florence. Left with fond and loving memories his sisters Edith Husk, St. John’s, Lily Blue, Calgary, AB and sister-in-law Marguerite, Lewisporte. Uncle Will will be lovingly and fondly remembered by a large circle of nephews and nieces as well as many other relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, Sunnyside. Funeral service took place on Monday, June 13, 2011 at the United Church, Sunnyside with interment at United Cemetery, Sunnyside. In his memory donations may be made to the United Church, Sunnyside.
Ralph Linthorne
Passed Away On: 10/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, June 10, 2011, Ralph Linthorne of Plate Cove East, aged 81 years. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Isobel of 43 years; daughter Susanne; grandchildren Andrew, Tyler and Sherman-Nichol; nieces, nephews and a circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Rested at Strathie’s Funeral Home, Bonavista. Memorial service took place on Monday, June 13, 2011 at Strathie’s Funeral Home, Bonavista.

The Packet
June 30, 2011

Cyril Hiscock
Passed Away On: 19/06/2011
HISCOCK: WWII Veteran, Royal Navy. Last surviving founding member of the Trinity Historical Society and former Mayor of Trinity. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, on Sunday, June 19, 2011, Cyril Hiscock, Justice of the Peace, of Trinity, TB, aged 91 years. Predeceased by his wife Caroline and daughter and son-in-law Dorothy and William Walters. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories five sons: Douglas (Jean), Harvey (Ruth), Ian (Cindy), Ivan (Carey), Neil (Wanda); sister Irene Douglas (John); sisters-in-law, Ester Goldsworthy, Anita Pearce (Walter), fifteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren; special friends: Helen and Jack Bellows, and Carrie Toope. Also leaving to mourn other relatives and friends, including the staff and residents of the Caribour Veteran's Pavilion, St. John's, where Cyril resided for the past four months. Rested at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity. Funeral service officiated by Reverend Charles Lockhart, Reverend Julie Hiscock, and Canon Bert Cheeseman took place on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
A father's faithful guidance brings us into the safe harbor of God.

Flossie Dora Humby
Passed Away On: 23/06/2011
Passed peacefully away at her home on Thursday June 23, 2011 Flossie Dora Humby of Musgravetown in her 90th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her loving husband of almost 75 years Barnett Humby and eight children Emma (Andrew), Maxwell (Verna), Donald (Brenda), Major Ruth, William (Shirley), James (Colleen), Bernard (Joan) and Melvin (Linda); 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Pre-deceased by her parents William and Emma Holloway, baby son, sister Mary and brother Hubert. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army Organ Fund or The Gideon’s. Funeral service was officiated by Majors Ed and Luanne Barrow on Sunday June 26, 2011 from Islandview Salvation Army Citadel Musgravetown with interment following at the Old Salvation Army Cemetery. Pallbearers were sons Maxwell, Donald, William, James, Bernard and Melvin Humby. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home – Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com

 

 

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