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The Packet
March 2005

 

 

The Packet

March 7, 2005

 

Vardy, Herbert Gordon - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, February 27, 2005. Herbert Gordon Vardy, Newfoundland Forestry, of Clarenville, aged 90 years. Predeceased by wife Myrtle, six brothers and two sisters. Leaving to mourn his brother Roy Vardy (Dorothy), Clarenville; sisters-in-law Edna Vardy, Isabella Vardy and Bertha Vardy, all of Clarenville; special friends Ivar Balsom and Virena Whiteway; a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Tuesday, March 1, 2005, from Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville, with interment at United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. In his memory, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

 

Barbour, Neta E. - Passed peacefully away at the Lakeside Home in Gander on February 28, after a year long illness, Neta E. Barbour of Shoal Harbour. Predeceased by her loving husband Fred, sisters Maisie and Ida and brother-in-law Harry. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, sister Jean Duffett, nephews Tolson (Pat) and Terry (Sheila), nieces Deenie (Wayne), Janeen (Richard) and Marion; as well as several great-nephews and nieces, and many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were held at the Memorial United Church in Clarenville on March 3.

 

                                         This day will be remembered and quietly kept;

                                           There will be no need for reminders Aunt Nin;

                                             We will never forget.

 

White, David Raymond Lockyer - Passed away March 1, 2005. Predeceased by parents Walter G. and Stella E. White, sisters Ruth and Monica (Fraser) and niece Jennifer Fraser. David leaves to mourn wife Florence; son Ian (Elizabeth); daughters Margot (Barry) and Jane (Stephen); two grandchildren Willow George and Elizabeth White; mother-in-law Vera Martin; brothers-in-law Reginald Martin (Heather), Keith Winter (Marianne), Stuart Fraser (Linda) and daughter Susan Elliot (Fraser) and family; also nieces, nephews and many friends and colleagues. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in David’s memory may be made to the Trinity Historical Society Inc., Box 8, Trinity, NL, AOC 2S0. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 5, 2005, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity.

 

Quinton, Cecil R. - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at his home in Charleston on Tuesday, March 1, 2005, Cecil R. Quinton, aged 76 years. Predeceased by his wife Phoebe, parents James and Minnie Quinton and brother Wilfred. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters Peggy Quinton-Jordon (Chris) at Charlestown, Debbie Duggan (John) at St. John’s and Karen Simmonds (Chris) at Cannings Cove; son Russell (Sadie) at Charleston; sister Dorothy Yetman at Bryant’s Cove; five precious grandchildren Shelley, Kaitlin Anna, Krista and Justin; along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the former Hope United Church, Charlestown. Funeral service took place on Saturday, March 5, 2005, from the former Hope United Church, Charlestown, with interment at the United Cemetery’ Charlestown. In his memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

Guy, Cecil - Passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, February 28, 2005, Cecil Guy of Lethbridge, aged 71 years. Predeceased by his father Harvey, 1994. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend Roberta (Greening) of 44 years; children Marilyn Guy at Clarenville, Bruce (Lisa) at Mount Pearl and Sherri Greening (Neil) at Musgravetown; his precious granddaughters Ashley and Lesley Greening and Alison and Laura Guy; mother Delilah Guy; brothers Ross Guy (Charity) at Lethbridge and George Guy (Elsie) at Lethbridge; sister-in-law Eva Dampier (Don) at Bloomfield; brother-in-law Ashwell Greening (Ann) at Lethbridge, Alvin Greening (Patsy) at Musgravetown and Bruce Greening (Jean) at Musgravetown; ten nephews, five nieces; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 3, 2005, from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory, donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

                 

                                                       “Forever in our hearts”

 

Froude, Roger - Roger formerly from Harcourt, age 50, passed away, after a 5 year battle with kidney disease, on February 28, 2005. He was survived by his wife Mary of 29 years; mother Jessie at Harcourt, NL; two sisters Vivian at Edmonton, AB, and Ruth at Little Catalina, NL; five brothers Hartley (Tina) at Cambridge, ON, Wayne (Rosenna) at Cambridge, ON, Darrell (Marie) at Labrador City, NL, Carl (Marion) at Cambridge, ON, and Raymond at Glovertown, NL; sisters-in law Glenda (Dennis) at Terrace Bay, ON, and Donalda (Robert) at Cambridge, ON; brothers-in-law Michael (Sheila) at Cormac, ON, and Patrick at Maynooth, ON; two special goddaughters Tanya at Toronto, ON, and Tammy at Petawawa, ON; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and canine companions PJ, Jessie and Harley. Roger was predeceased by his father Albert, brother Terry, parents-in-law James and Phyllis and brother-in-law Bill. Roger truly enjoyed woodworking and was generous man who thought of others before himself. Roger was cremated and a Come and Go Gathering was held on Friday, March 4, from 2-4 p.m. at Roger’s Home (416 Ave T So). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 1 2217 Hanselman Crt., Saskatoon, SK, S7L 6A8. Thanks to all the staff at the Renal Unit at St. Paul’s Hospital. Special thanks to the three angels who nursed Roger in his final hours at Royal University Hospital. Arrangements in care of John Schachtel, Morning Glory Funeral Services, 978-5200

 

The Packet

March 14, 2005

 

Ryan, Lucy - Passed away peacefully at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on March 6, 2005, Lucy Ryan (nee Walsh) of Southern Harbour in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Vince, father Mike Walsh, mother Cecilia Ryan, step-father Daniel Ryan, daughter Veronica, son-in-law Mike Gambin, daughter Clara (Traverse), brother Lou Walsh and sister Rita (Murphy). Left with fond and loving memories are daughters Sheila (Pad Mulrooney) at Southern Harbour, Marion (Bert Smith) at Sunnyside, Rita (Glen Wadman) at Deep Brook, NS, and Phyllis (Robert Kearley) at English Harbour East; sons Francis (Helen) at Southern Harbour, Philip (Hannah) at Southern Harbour and Vince (Priscilla) at Southern Harbour; son-in-law Eric Traverse at Southern Harbour; 23 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Christ The King Church, Southern Harbour. Funeral held on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the Roman Catholic Church with interment at Christ The King Cemetery in Southern Harbour.

 

Russell, Thomas George - Passed away peacefully at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, Thomas George Russell of Musgravetown, aged 66 years. Predeceased by his parents James and Emmie Russell, son Anthony and brother Edward. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Clara of 39 years; sons Jamie (Nancy), Musgravetown, Michael (Judy), Whitecourt, AB, and Travis (Gillian), Mount Pearl; sisters Bessie Oldford, Lethbridge, and Emily Hyde, Grand Bank; brothers Sam (Rosie), Lethbridge, Raymond (June), Bloomfield, and Herman (Daphine), Lethbridge; grandchildren Terrin, AJ, Kacey and Joshua; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Saturday, March 12, 2005, from Salvation Army Citadel, Lethbridge, with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Lethbridge. In his memory, a memorial fund to Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, or Janeway Children’s Hospital, St. John’s.

 

Slade, George R. - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, March 6, 2005, George R. Slade of North Harbour, Placentia Day, formerly of Kingwell, Placentia Bay, aged 89 years. Predeceased by his father Reuben, mother Annie, brothers Donald and Jesse, sisters Caroline, Evelyn and Marion and son Norman. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Tillie of 61 years; daughters Rosalie Rogers (Peter) at Marystown and Anne Vey (Rick) at Long Beach; sons David (Rhoda Hodder) and Harvey (Maxine Oliver) at North Harbour; sister Maude (Victor Rodway, deceased) at Deer Lake; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, North Harbour. Funeral service held on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, North Harbour. In his memory, donations may be made to St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, North Harbour.

 

Gullage, Donald - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor in Bonavista on Saturday, March 5, 2005, Donald Gullage, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his wife Bridget; son-in-law Paul; sister Ann (Hedges); and brother Reginald. Leaving to mourn with fond and cherished memories are daughter Carolyn (Albion), grandchildren Donald and Jeffery at Milton; sister-in-law Millie Sullivan at Gander; brother-in-law Jerry Sullivan at Boston, Massachusetts; and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Kings Cove with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery.

 

                                     “Carolyn, Donald and Jeffrey have yet another angel

                                        in heaven to watch over them”

 

Leonard - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, Annie Leonard, formerly of Melrose, age 91 years. Predeceased by husband Leo in 1993 and son Aiden Cotter in 1991. Left to mourn are sons Gerald Cotter (Geneva), Jim Leonard (Daphne), June Leonard (Dawn) and Dan Leonard (Jacqueline); daughters Monica Peters (Calvin), Betty Cooper (Jim) and Nellie Bowen (Carl); daughter-in-law Genevieve Cotter; and a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rested at Strathie’s Funeral Home, Catalina.  Funeral service took place at St. Patrick’s Church, Port Union, on Tuesday, March 8, 2005. Officiating at the Mass was Father Hearn, Father Emmanuel and Father Hynes.

 

Guy, Cecil - Passed away suddenly at his home on Monday February 28, 2005, Cecil Guy of Lethbridge, aged 71 years. Predeceased by his father Harvey, 1994. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend Roberta (Greening) of 44 years; children Marilyn Guy at Clarenville, Bruce (Lisa) at Mount Pearl and Sherri Greening (Neil) at Musgravetown; his precious granddaughters Ashley and Lesley Greening and Alison and Laura Guy; mother Delilah Guy; brothers Ross Guy (Charity) at Lethbridge and George Guy (Elsie) at Lethbridge; sister-in-law Eva Dampier (Don) at Bloomfield; brother-in-law Ashwell Greening (Ann) at Lethbridge, Alvin Greening (Patsy) at Musgravetown and Bruce Greening (Jean) at Musgravetown; ten nephews, five neices; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 3, 2005, from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, with interment at United Church Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory, donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.

 

                                              “Forever in our hearts.”

 

The Packet

March 21, 2005

 

Vivian, Edith - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, March 13, 2005, Edith Vivian (nee Baker) of North West Brook, aged 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Jacob of 56 years; daughters Evelyn, Labrador, Winnie (Allan Peddle), Little Heart’s Ease, Belle, North West Brook, Hilda (Allan Barrett), North West Brook, and Alice (Barry Carpenter), North West Brook; sons Eli (Velma), Goobies, Jack (Roselie), Charlottetown, Eric (Evelyn), Clarenville, Jim (Mondella), North West Brook, Hayward (Wanda), North West Brook, Sidney (Rose), North West Brook, Ephriam, North West Brook, Cecil (Lily), North West Brook, Wallace (Venus), North West Brook, and Clarence (Sherry), Edmonton; sister Julia (George Reid), Port Hanson, (predeceased); brothers Jack Baker (Mary), Goobies, (predeceased), George Baker (Francis), Goobies, (predeceased), Wilson Baker, Goobies, (predeceased), and brother Eric Baker (Irene), Clarenville; 43 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Zion Pentecostal Church, North West Brook. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, from Zion Pentecostal Church, North West Brook, with interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, North West Brook.

 

Warren, Norman J. (Norm) - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, March 13, 2005, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his first wife Daisy (Higdon) and infant son Norman. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Barbara of 25 years; daughters Holly Basha (Fred Lewis), Corner Brook, and Cathy Baird (Bill), Gander; son Garry (Phyllis), Pasadena, and David (Connie), Kippens; step-daughter Rose Lynne Stacey (Todd Smith), Milton; step sons Gene Ploughman (Lorraine), Shoal Harbour, Glenn Ploughman, (Ivy), Ottawa, ON, and Jerry Ploughman (Marilyn), Shoal Harbour; 20 grandchildren; one great-grandchild ; sisters Agnes Smith, Chapel Arm, Dorothy Rowe (Max), Chance Cove, and Nina Andrews (Reg), Dunville; brothers Wilson (Margaret) and Charles (Marjorie), both of Chapel Arm; sisters-in-law Mary Warren, Chapel Arm, and Marion Warren, Port Blandford; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held Tuesday, March 15, 2005, from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Clarenville, with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations in his memory may be made to Sunshine Manor, Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital or St. Mary’s Anglican Church Choir.

 

Dean, Hilda - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, Hilda Dean (nee Burton) of North Harbour in her 81st year. Predeceased by her husband Leslie Dean and grandson Paul Simms. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters Lorna Dean, St. John’s, Rosanne Pinhorn (Wallace), St. John’s, Donna Simms (Don), Mount Pearl, and Brenda Inkpen (Gord), Shoal Harbour; sons Paul (Patty Wells), St. John’s, and Alex, BC; sister Triffie Crocker, Hearts Delight; brothers Mose Burton, Cormack, Berkley Burton, Toronto, and Fred Burton, Toronto; sister-in-law Ann Eddy, St. John’s; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, North Harbour. Funeral service held on Saturday, March 19, 2005, from St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, North Harbour, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, North Harbour. In her memory , memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew’s Anglican Church.

 

                                          “We are better because we are loved.”

 

 

Roy Whitfield Coish (age 89) - Passed away peacefully at Central Newfoundland Health Center, Grand Falls, after a short illness, on March 15, 2005. Predeceased by wife Hattie. Leaving to mourn sons Bramwell (Mildred), Clarenville, Bruce (Betty), Clarenville, Rex, Lewisporte, Steve (Lois), Lewisporte; daughters Betty (Darrell Budden), Lewisporte, Bernice (George Roberts), Neepawa, Manitoba, Pat (David Snow), Clarenville; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Rested at Gordon Woolfreys Funeral Home, Lewisporte. Funeral services held at Lewisporte United Church, Saturday March 19, 2 p.m. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Lewisporte.

 

Humby, Albion Roy - Passed away peacefully at the Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, on March 10, 2005, Albion Roy Humby of Summerville, in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his son Allison; mother and father Florence and Henry George; and sister Eva Humby. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories are his wife Jenny of 47 years, daughter Glenda, son-in-law Robert, grandsons Jeff (Gwen), Jeremy (Melissa), Jason (Lorie), Justin and Jonathan; four great-grandchildren; one brother James (Florence); two sisters Lily Frye and Laura Rogers; brother-in-law Job (Marilyn) Abbott; sisters-in-law Phyllis (Max) Pinsent and Marcie (Wallace) Furlong; also a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. Rested at the United Church Summerville. Funeral took place on Saturday, March 12, 2005, at 2 p.m., from the United Church with interment at the United Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

 

                                           FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                           Sleeping in peaceful sleep.

 

Currie, Norman W. - Passed away peacefully at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Thursday, March 10, 2005, Norman W. Currie of Britannia in his 84th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie (April 2002); parents Fenwick and Isabelle Currie; two brothers Emannual and Waktin Currie; and sister Lucy Leawood. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his niece Yvonne (Raymond) George, great-nephew Steven George, great-niece Nichole George, brother-in-law Arthur (Ella) Sceviour, sister-in-law Vida Currie, six nephews, four nieces, relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, Britannia, with interment at United Cemetery. Funeral took place on Sunday, March 13, 2005. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

 

                                              FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                              Resting with those he loved.

 

                                                               Catherine`Kitty` Murrin

                                                        St. Anthony

 

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by family, at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on March 13, 2005, age 86. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of memories are : Four sons, John (Bridget), Capt. Herbert (Theresa), Felix (Vera) and Gordon (Mary); seven daughters, Agnes Ruddy (William), Bridget Lewis, Angela Kean (Joseph), Anne Walker (Raymond), Phyllis Sinyard (James), Shirley Simms (Truman), and Ellen Bock (Allan); special daughter Andrea Colbourne (Ross); grandchildren Jerome, Jeffrey, Michael, Patrica, Denise, Karen, Dwayne, Mark, Jonathan, Andrew, Sean, Cathy, Michelle, Jessica, Melanie, Krista, Reggie, Nicole, Gregory, Sara, Shari, Monica, Brian, Kate, Vanessa, Daniel and Caitlin; 11 great-grandchildren; and a wide circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Herbert, granddaughters Felicia Murrin and Judi Fine, and son-in-law George Lewis. Visitation took place at the funeral home on West Street, St. Anthony. The funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 18 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Goose Cove officiated by Fr. Jim Robertson. Interment followed at the cemetery, Goose Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

 

                                                  A mother’s love is a blessing

 

The Packet

March 28, 2005

 

Currie: Passed away peacefully, in the presence of her only daughter, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on March 17, 2005, Annie L. Currie, age 92, from Britannia. Predeceased by her husband, Pearce; brothers, Kenneth, Hughie, Albert and Lloyd; sisters, Hazel and Lucy. She leaves to mourn her loving daughter, Jean (Clarence Williams); grandsons, Brian (Germaine) and Rick (Lorraine); granddaughter, Connie (Gregory); great-grandsons, Curtis, Gregory, Bradley (Angela), Dennis (Tina), Joshua, Lucas and Aaron; great-granddaughters, Alyssa and Niki (Cory); great-great-granddaughter, Amber; and first cousin, Fred Goobie. She also leaves to mourn many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour, and the United Church, Britannia, from where the funeral took place on Monday, March 21, 2005, with interment following.

 

                                            FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                           Come, inherit the kingdom prepared for you

 

Bailey, John - Passed away peacefully at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Monday, March 21, 2005, John Bailey of Port Rexton, aged 23 years. Leaving to mourn his parents, Phyllis and Hubert; brother, Darrell (fiancee, Krista), Cold Lake, AB; grandparents, Edith and Gerald Bailey; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 24, 2005, from Christ Church, Port Rexton, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton. In his memory, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

 

Skiffington; Passed away suddenly at her residence at 52 Horton Crescent, Brampton, Ontario, on March 17, 2005, Judy Eileen Skiffington, age 44, formerly from Bunyan’s Cove. Predeceased by her father, Earl Skiffington. Leaving to mourn husband, Noel Proulx; mother, Mary; brothers, Fred (Beulah), Bunyan’s Cove, Tony (Eileen), Brampton, and Clayton (Whilimena), Bunyan’s Cove; sisters, Fern (Howard Callahan) Bunyan’s Cove, and Diane Skiffington, Brampton, Ontario. Also, a number of other aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Cremation took place in Brampton, Ontario. A memorial service took place at St. Paul’s United Church, Bunyan’s Cove, on Saturday, March 26, 2005. Judy was laid to rest at the United Church Cemetery, Musgravetown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKersie-Kocher Funeral Home, Brampton, Ontario, and Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island. In her memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

                                                 FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

                                                        Forever loved.

 

 

Contributed by: Joe Duffett

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