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The Packet
March 2008

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

 

March 3, 2008

BAKER, Raymond William - Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Center, Bonavista, NL on Wednesday, February 20, 2008, Raymond William Baker of Newman's NL, age 82 years. Predeceased by his parents Esau and Phoebe Baker; brothers Donald and Heber; sisters Edith and Maud. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife of 60 years Annie; brothers Ranee and George; daughter Dallas (friend Don Collins); sons Rupert (Florence), Gerry (Anthea), Clifford (Debbie); six grandchildren Michelle, Melissa, Kirsten, Cameron, Spencer and Riley; one great-grandchild Seamus, as well as, a large circle of extended family and friends. Rested at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Newman's Cove, NL, from where the funeral service, officiated by Reverend Eric Squires, was held on Friday, February 22, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista, NL.Donations in his memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Newman's Cove, NL. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Ever remembered, Ever loved.

BOWEN, Albert Lionel - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, after a lengthy illness, Albert Lionel Bowen of Brooklyn, formerly of Winterbrook, aged 79 years. Predeceased by daughter Karen Bailey; parents Lionel and Rebecca and sister Sarah Smith. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Theodora of 50 years; daughter Sarah Little (Ronald), Whitecourt, AB; special grandson Michael Bailey; grandchildren Dawn Blundon (Jeff), Bloomfield, Stephen Bailey (Megan), Lethbridge, Richard Little and Megan Little, Whitecourt, AB; great-grandchildren Brandon and Brianna Blundon; son-in-law Robert Bailey, Lethbridge; sister Laura Sceviour, St. John's; brothers Eric Bowen (Joan), Pasadena and Eli Bowen (Susie), Greenwood, NS; special aunt Mrs. Bessie Ralph, Winterbrook and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service was held on Sunday, March 2, 2008 from Anglican Church, Lethbridge with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Lethbridge.

BURSEY-MORRIS, Mary Jane -- Passed peacefully away at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, Toronto, ON, on Monday, February 25, 2008, Mary Jane Morris of North West Brook, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husbands Moses Bursey and Edward Morris and son Donald Bursey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories granddaughters Patty Lou Rideout (Blaine), Ajax, ON and Roxanne Bursey, Scarborough, ON; great-grandchildren Peter, Alexander, Melissa and Martina; daughter-in-law Dorothy (John Butt), Scarborough, ON and a circle of relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, North West Brook. Funeral service took place on Friday, February 29, 2008 from United Church, North West Brook with interment at United Cemetery, North West Brook.

BALSOM, Duncan - Passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, Duncan Balsom of Hodges Cove, aged 75 years. Predeceased by parents Doris (Smith) and Daniel Balsom; brother Fredrick and sister Nina. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Caroline (Carrie); children Valerie (Harry), Debbie (Russ), Bramwell (Debbie), Clyde (Kristen), David (Agatha) and Matthew (Niki); grandchildren Jodie, Jennifer, Anderson, Brooke, Dolorosa and Katherine; great-grandchildren Mackenzie, Tyler and Leslie; brothers William and Edwin; sisters Nita and .Annie; aunts Annie and Florence and many nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Cremation has taken place. In his memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.


March 10, 2008

TEMPLE, Maude - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, Maude Temple of Sunnyside, aged 65 years. Predeceased by son, John; father, Garfield Hollett; brothers, Chesley and Lambert Hollett and sister, Jessie Butler. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Jack of 39 years; daughter, Noreen Reid (Howard), Sunnyside and Trina Guy (Winston), Arnold's Cove; son, Derwin (Pamela), Sunnyside; mother, Alice Hollett, Foxtrap; sister, Beatrice Butler (Hubert), Seal Cove and Mary Paul (Jerome), Badger; brother, Freeman Hollett (Sheila), Arnold's Cove; grandchildren, Keesha and Brandy and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, Sunnyside. Funeral service held on Friday, March 7, 2008 at the United Church, Sunnyside with interment at United Cemetery, Sunnyside.

GREEN, Nellie Marina - Passed quietly away at her home on Monday, March 3, 2008, Nellie Marina Green of Port Blandford, aged 72 years. Predeceased by parents, Job Knee and Rose Blanche Blackmore; brothers, Aubrey, George and Donald (Elsie) Blackmore; sisters, Molly Munro (Doug) and Beverley (Jack) Tennent; sister-in-law, Barbara Blackmore and brothers-in-law, Gilbert Thompson, Gordon Green and Maurice Green. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, William; sisters, Daisy (Carl) Osmond, Brantford, ON and Dorothy (Heber) Roberts, Tantallon, NS; brothers, Fred Blackmore, Brantford, ON, Jack (Ida) Blackmore, Glovertown and Job (Sybil) Blackmore, St. John's; sisters-in-law, Violet (Chris) Bailey, Gladys (Dennis) Noble, Muriel (Leo) Braniff and Marion Thompson, all from Maryport, Cumbria, England and Mary Blackmore, Ottawa, ON; brother-in-law, Jim (Florence) Green, Brantford, ON and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 6, 2008 from St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Blandford. In her memory donations may be made to St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford.


March 17, 2008

STONE, Ivy Loretta (nee Walters) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Saturday, March 8, 2008, Ivy Stone, age 86 years. Predeceased by husband Ralph W. Stone; sister Violet Stanley (Gordon); brother Heber Walters. Left with fond and loving memories her son Lloyd (Barbara); grandchildren Warren (Cheryl); Marc (Lynn) and Taryn (Keith); as well as five great-grandchildren; sisters Dora Pepper, Grace (Donald Prouth), Kay (Al Roberts); sisters-in-law Jessie Walters and Peg Ploughman; brother-in-law Doyle Stone (Rmily); many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. A private family service was held on Sunday, March 9 with cremation following. A memorial service and interment will take place at a later date at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. Donations in her memory may be made to Tuberous Sclerosis Canada, 28 McGregor Drive, Ajax, Ontario L1T 3W8 or a charity of one's choice. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
A loving mother tender and kind, what beautiful memories you've left behind.

HUNT, Michael James (Mike) February 26,1953-March 10, 2008: Passed suddenly away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Monday March 10, 2008, Michael (Mike) James Hunt of Clarenville in his 55th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Sarah; sons Terry and wife Michelle of St. John's, Neil and wife Heather of St. John's; daughter Lorie and husband David Gamier of Clarenville; grandchildren Michael, Sara-lyn and Jordan; sisters Stella and Lucy; brothers William and Alvin; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by mother Margaret, father Patrick and sister Sarah. Funeral service was officiated by Father W. Hearn from Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Clarenville on Friday March 14, 2008 with interment following at the Clarenville interdenominational cemetery. Pallbearers were: nephews Angus Ryan, Ricky Hunt, Brendan Ryan, Dion Ryan; brother-in-law Cyril Ryan and friend Terry Barnes. Donations in his memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences, please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com
"He concealed his tears but shared his smiles"

HUMBY, Roy Monson -(May 23, 1943 - March7, 2008) Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family in the Palliative Care Unit of the Leonard A. Miller Centre after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by mother Delilah Humby, parents-in-law Joe and Trenna Raison and nephew Joey Kent. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted family; his wife and soul mate of 42 years Joy (Raison), Mt. Pearl, N.L.; devoted sons Roger and Jamie Humby, Mt. Pearl, N.L.; precious granddaughters Bronwen and Aoiffe Carberry, Halifax, N.S.; father Hezekiah Humby, Summerville, N.L.; brothers Cyril(Jean), Summerville, N.L.; Ches (Dot), Elliott Lake, Ont; Bax (Crystal), Gibbons, Alta; sister-in-law Judy (Erwin) Kent, Winnipeg, Man.; 3 nephews, 2 nieces and their families. Cremation has taken place. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guestbook.
"WHEN SOMEONE YOU LOVED BECOMES A MEMORY, THE MEMORY BECOMES A TREASURE'

JOHNSON, Jeffrey Mackenzie: Passed away in Lloydminister, Sask., on Monday March 10, 2008, Jeffrey Mackenzie Johnson of Trouty, NL, age 18 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his parents Glenn and Coreine Johnson, brother Jonathan Johnson (girlfriend Paula Phillips), grandmother Rowena Johnson and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Resting at St. Matthew's Church, Trouty. Funeral service took place at St. Paul's Church, Trinity at 2 p.m. on Monday March 17, 2008 with interment at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Trouty. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Forever in our hearts

MARSH, Edith May: Passed peacefully away at St. Luke's Home, St. John's, on March 12, 2008. Edith May Marsh, age 92 years, of Little Heart's Ease, formerly of Deer Harbour. She was predeceased by husband Jesse (1982); son Raymond (1993); stepson Baxter (2001); stepdaughter Eunice (1991); brothers Arthur (1988) and Raymond (1989); and sister-in-law Amelia. Leaving to mourn daughter Ethel (Ewart) Avery; sons Howard (Lorraine) and Lome (Madonna); 17 grandchildren; 17 greatgrandchildren; daughter-in-law Mildred Marsh; stepdaughter-in-law Marilyn Marsh; sister Lilly Williams and sister-in-law Phyllis Toope. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home in Hickman's Harbour. Funeral service in United Church, Little Heart's Ease on Saturday, March 15, 2008, interment in the United Cemetery in Little Heart's Ease. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
In God's Loving Care

WOOLRIDGE, Cyril Arthur: Passed peacefully away at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, Cyril Woolridge of Dunfield, age 86 years, Predeceased by son Vincent Woolridge; daughter Mabel Fowlow; parents Joseph and Elizabeth Woolridge; brothers Orlando, Morris and William and sisters Rachel Wiseman and Alberta Spurrell. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Gertie Woolridge; sister Reubina Woolridge; grandchildren Morris (Wanda), Beverly (Ned), Eugene and Kenneth (Lisa); great-grandchildren Justin, Tara Lee and Eric; son-in-law Ernest Fowlow and daughter-in-law Gertrude Woolridge and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you"


March 24, 2008

VARDY, Edna - Passed away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday, March 16, 2008 Edna Blanche Vardy of Clarenville aged 75 years. Predeceased by her husband Ron, brother George Butt, sister Geneva Spurrell, her parents Effie and Moses Butt. Leaving to mourn her son Gordon (Linda) of Harcourt; sister Viola White of Hickman's Harbour; brothers Jack Butt (Kay) of Carmanville and Eric Butt (Dorothy) of Clarenville; granddaughter Laura of Grand Prairie, Alberta and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home in Clarenville. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 20, 2008 from Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to Memorial United Church in Clarenville.

SMITH: It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Emily Jane (Jenny) Smith, age 83, at her residence, Elliott's Cove on March 13, 2008. Predeceased by parents Attwood and Alice (Cooper) Smith; brothers Kevin and Aaron. Leaving to mourn and will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 56 years, Clarence (Clarry); brothers William (Shirley), Gordon (Vera); sisters Doris (Henry-deceased) Ford, Jean (James-deceased) Howard; brother-in-law Harvey (Pearl); sisters-in-law Gladys Hefford, Jean Morgan, Vera Smith and Bertha Smith; 19 nephews, 10 nieces and extended family, relatives and friends. Rested at the Central United Church, Elliott's Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Reverend Vera Abbott, took place on Sunday, March 16 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Though death divides, fond memories cling.

FAULKNER, Robert - Passed peacefully away on March 13, 2008 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Robert Faulkner age 86 years. Predeceased by his wife, Flossie (1975); parents, James and Gertrude (nee Lander) Faulkner of Bonavista. Left with loving memories are his children, Gladys (Redvers Sr.) Gosse, Linda (Gerry) Snow, Cynthia (Donald) Burt, Robert James Jr., grandchildren, Dana Diamond, Redvers Gosse Jr., Brian and Gail Snow, Sheldon and Evan Burt; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Colin Gosse, Mark and Megan Diamond; sister, Gladys Strickland; and brother, Bert (Muriel) Faulkner. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. A service was held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2008 from Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. Interment Salvation Army Cemetery, Bonavista. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army, Glenwood Corps. The family would like to thank Captains Edward and Rose Canning, Captain Anthony LeDrew, Captain Goudie, Pastor Laun and Kathy Brushett, ' Majors Ray and Elaine, Bridger and staff of ARC, Dr. Sutton all the staff at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, especially those on the third floor Medical Ward. Special thanks to the home care workers Alice and Ervin Richards and Marie Rolfe. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander and Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. To sign our memorial on line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca


March 31, 2008

STAGEY, Maureen - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, March 24, 2008, Maureen Stacey of Shoal Harbour, aged 50 years. Predeceased by her parents, Jehu and Clara Benson. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Larry; sons, Michael (Nancy), Edmonton, AB and Mitchell (Jenn), Mississauga, ON; sister, Berdina (Cy McGettigan), Kilbride; brothers, David Benson (Gail), Dennis Benson (Sharon), both of Shoal Harbour and Dale Benson (Cindy), Oromocto, NB and a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Thursday, March 27, 2008 from Shoal Harbour United Church with cremation to follow. In her memory donations may be made to Discovery Health Care Foundation.

MILLER, Colin - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, March 25, 2008, Colin Miller of Clarenville, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his wife, Jessie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons, Richard (Annie), Shoal Harbour and Ruben, Clarenville; sisters, Flossie Marsh and Sophie Toope, both of Shoal Harbour; grandchildren, Natasha and Adam; also a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Friday, March 28, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville.

STRONG, James "Jimmy" Edmund - Passed away suddenly it Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ontario on March 18, 2008 at the age of 85. He was a long-time resident of Clarenville, Newfoundland and worked for 42 years with CN Rail before retiring in 1983. Jim has been a loving and devoted husband of Jessie for 61 years and father of Ruth (Bryan), Barbara (Ron), 3aul (Joan), Lorna and Michael. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Annie and brothers, Bob, Bill, Charles, and Roy. Brother of Don, Jean Tilley, and Rona Baker. Lovingly remem-3ered by his grandchildren, Nicole, David, Dwayne, Tara, Robert, Jason, Karla, Benjamin and his great-grandchildren, Dylan and Chloe. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville, Newfoundland. Visitation held on Sunday March 23 from 2- 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service held on Monday March 24 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Clarenville United Church would be appreciated.

ELLIS, George - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, March 23, 2008, George Ellis of George's Brook, aged 74 years. Predeceased parents, Charles and Amelia Ellis; sisters, Doris Brown and Violet Dalton; and son, Bruce. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Daisy of 50 years; daughters, Edna (Nelson Stanley), George's Brook, Edith (Calvert Phillips), Edmonton, AB and Audrey (Rick Russell), Shoal Harbour; sons, Danny (Lovetta), George's Brook and Darren (Wanda), Lumsden; sister, Edith (Bob Holliday), British Columbia; 13 gandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, March 26, 08 from Milton-George's Brook United Church with interment Milton-George's Brook Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to the Colitis Foundation.

 

 

Contributed by Joseph Duffett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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