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The Packet
March 2015

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

 

March 5, 2015

 

Julia Elizabeth Philpott
Passed on: February 27th, 2015

It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Julia Elizabeth Philpott, age 78, from Tickle Cove, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on February 27, 2015. Predeceased by parents, Isaac and Julia Legge; siblings, Raymond, Brendan, Anthony, Nellie (Patrick), Theresa (Alvin), Mary Anne, and Lucy and 2 infant daughters. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories are her husband, James; children, Leona (John), Rhonda, Melinda (Ian) and Tina (Mike); grandchildren, Brandon, Ryan, William, Keira and Allie; brothers, David (Betsy) and Gerald (Hilda); sister-in-law, Florence and many other relatives and friends. A cremation took place and a funeral mass, officiated by Father Brian Colbert, took place on Monday, March 2, 2015 from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Open Hall with inurnment following at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Plate Cove East. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
She lives with us in memory and will forevermore

Jacob (Jake) Clarke
Passed on: February 20th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the St. Patrick's Nursing Home, St. John's on February 20, 2015, Jacob (Jake) Clarke, age 85, from Dunfield. Predeceased by parents, Alexander and Beatrice Clarke, best friend, Sarah Spurrell and brother William (Marjorie). Leaving to mourn are his sons, Alex (Tish) and Larry (Karen); grandchildren, Juanita (Charlie), Julian (Pam), Dustin (Bonnie), Nicole (Kent), Bridget (Michael); great grandchildren, Kyle, Dylan, Ayden, Gabriel and Isaac and many other relatives and friends. Rested at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Dunfield from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Shaun O'Connor, took place on February 24, 2015 with interment following at the Anglican cemetery, Trinity. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
At rest

Olive Blundon
Passed on: February 23rd, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, February 23, 2015, Olive Blundon of George‘s Brook, aged 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Fred, daughter Darlene, sons Edward, David, parents Edward & Johanna Stanley, brother Verdun (Ida) Stanley, sisters Flora Ivany (Joshua), Ruth Bailey, sister-in-law Inez Stanley. Left with fond and loving memories her daughter Elsie Vey (Bruce), of George's Brook, son-in-law Doug Stanley of Clarenville, grandchildren; Debbie Rideout (Corey), Edward Vey, Jessica Vey, and great grandson Brady Strong, sister Dulcie Ploughman (Austin) of George's Brook, brothers Walter Stanley of George's Brook, Elim Stanley (Marion) of George's Brook, brother-in-law Ben Bailey (Alma) of George's Brook and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service was held 2 P.M. on Friday, February 27, 2015 from Pentecostal Church, George's Brook with interment at the Milton-George's Brook Cemetery, Milton-George‘s Brook.

Myrtle Hopkins (Whalen)
Passed on: February 13th, 2015
Myrtle (Whalen) Hopkins
1932 - 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Friday, February 13, 2015, Myrtle (Whalen) Hopkins, of Clarenville, formerly of Old Perlican, aged 82 years. Predeceased by husband, Max; parents, Samuel and Minnie Whalen; sister, Jane; brothers: Ches, Ernest and Frank. Leaving to mourn with many fond and special memories, sons: Terry (Kathryn), St. John's, Craig (Paula), Lloydminster, Alberta, Doug (Darlene), Burnt Point, Brad (Margie), Old Perlican; daughters: Valerie, Old Perlican and Janice (Fabian), Clarenville, with whom she resided; grandchildren: Dwayne (Nicole), Adam, Bryan (Alicia), Ryan (Jessica), Ian, Danielle (Andrew), Max, Emily, Alex and Liam; great grandchildren: Kennedy, Lakelyn, Charlotte and Charlie; sisters, Delilah Belle Soper, Clarenville, and Joyce (Sam) Soper, Shoal Harbour; sisters in law, Mildred Whalen, North West Brook and Eva Best, Toronto, Ontario; special niece, Judy (Kent) Martin, Little Heart's Ease; as well as a number of other nieces, nephews extended family and circle of friends. Rested at Hopkins' Funeral Home, Old Perlican. Funeral service took place on Monday, February 16, 2015 from Hopkins' Funeral Home Chapel, with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Old Perlican. Donations may be made in Myrtle's memory to the Children's Wish Foundation or to the charity of one's choice.

Philip Dalton
Passed on: February 23rd, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, February 23, 2015, Philip Dalton of Clarenville, aged 89 years. Predeceased by his wife Marie, father Jacob, mother Delilah, brothers Albert, Charles, sister Jessie. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Kay Warren (Ern), grandchildren; Amy Melanson (Greg), Lee Warren (Sherry), great grandchildren; Robin-Lynn Warren, Casey Melanson, Lyla Melanson, sister Florence Tippett, of Stephenville, brother Jacob Dalton (Debbie) of Catalina, sister-in-laws Erma Dalton of Catalina, Shirley Bartlett of Springdale, brother-in-laws Lorne Abbott of Catalina, Elmo Bowers of Springdale, Ray Bowers of Springdale, Cyril Bowers of Seal Cove and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service was held 2 P.M. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from Fewer‘s Funeral Home, Clarenville with interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations to Children's Wish Foundation or Janeway Childrens Hospital.

Darrell Ryan
Born: January 11th, 1936
Passed on: February 22nd, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Husband, Father and Pop, Darrell Ryan, aged 79 of Clarenville. Predeceased by first wife Shirley (Drover), parents John and Minnie Ryan, brothers Martin, Lloyd and Billy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Cathy (Turner), children Wanda Merrigan Port aux Basques, Cathy Harnett (Paul Pennell) St. John's, Sue Murley (Bob) Halifax, Kim Brushett (Calvin) St. John's, and Jeff Ryan, St. John's; step-daughter Penney Rowe (Paul Curnew) St. John's; grandchildren Jeffrey & Patti Merrigan, Ryan & Matthew Harnett, Jennifer & Jonathan Murley, Andrew, Michael & Amy Brushett, River Barrett & Dylan Callendar; great-grandchildren Sophie Foote, Maria Harnett & Lilah Merrigan; god-children Justin & Jordan Quinton; sister Lillian Adey (Lloyd), brother Robert Ryan (Janette); special niece Tracy Murphy and many extended family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Funeral took place from Memorial United Church on Thursday, Februay 26th at 2:00 pm. Donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit Discovery Health Care Foundation at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
"Blessed are those who enjoyed the journey"

March 12, 2015

 

Betsy Legge (Verheyne)
Born In: Holland
Born: November 8th, 1949
Passed in: Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 2nd, 2015
Betsy Legge (Verheyne)
(65): Treasured wife of Dave Legge of Clarenville NL. After battling lung cancer and then brain cancer, with strength and courage Betsy passed away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital. Betsy is survived by her husband Dave; sons Sid Reid, John (Susanne Reid), Barry Legge; daughters Barb Reid and Debbie (Phil Sheppard), Cheryl (Wayne Dick), and Lorie (Kevin Blayney) Grandchildren; Tyler, Annabelle, Russell, Kevin, Kayla, Johnny, Nikki, Justin, Alisha, Jason, Doug, Joey, Amanda, Katelyn, Matthew, Michael. Great grandchild Amarion. Sister Joanne (Alex Coffin) and brothers Bill Verheyne and Joe (Susan Verheyne), and her best friend of 50+ years Eileen Gosse. Predeceased by her mother, Matilda and father Peter Verheyen. Betsy formally of Calgary, Turner Valley AB, and Cambridge, Ontario. She was the mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who always had a laughing, joking smile, and hugs to give. Betsy loved life; fishing, camping, the outdoors but most of all she loved people. Her memory will continue on. It is not an end. No good-byes . . . just good memories. "I'll see you bye-n bye", (your loving husband, Dave).In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, NL. A division for the Daffodil Place. To send online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
She lives with us in memory and will forevermore

Graham Loder
Passed on: March 6th, 2015
Graham Loder
, from Clarenville, passed away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Friday March 6th, 2015 after battling cancer. He is mourned by his wife Verley; step daughters Tammy and Kim; step sons Morley and Kevin; and four grandchildren; mother Priscilla; brothers Gary (Marie), Ed (Doreen), Troy (Charmain), Rene (Candace); sisters Joan (Raymond), Norma (Floyd), Mona, Cindy (Rick), Lori (Pearce), Paula (Jim); nieces and nephews; and a large number of extended family and friends. We have faith that Graham lives on in the spirit joined by his father Eugene and brother-in-law Lloyd. May they rest in peace: safe in the arms of God. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Gneid Walsh, took place from Grace United Church, Hillview on Monday, March 9th, 2015 with cremation following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Not Lost To Memory Or To Love, But Safe In Our Father's Home Above

Rendell Wallace Beck
Passed on: March 3rd, 2015

Passed away in St. John's on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Rendell Wallace Beck of Swift Current, aged 74 years. Predeceased by his parents Harold and Katherine Beck, sister Maisie Mitchell. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Carla Clark (Scott), Kamloops, BC; grandsons Brett and Cole Parker; sister Ethel Vaters (late Winston), Pasadena; brothers Maxwell (Florence), Lantzille, BC and Gerald (Flo), Swift Current; nieces, nephews, and a caring circle of family and friends. Rested at United Church, Swift Current. Funeral service took place on Friday, March 6, 2015, at the United Church, Swift Current with interment at United Cemetery, Swift Current.

Ada Collett (nee Slade)
Passed on: March 2nd, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor in Clarenville on Monday, March 2, 2015 Ada Collett (nee Slade) of Arnold's Cove, originally from Kingwell, Placentia Bay, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her first husband Clarence (Barney) Barron (1995), sister Stella Boutcher (Llewellyn), her parents Malcolm and Louisa Slade. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Rev. Lloyd Collett of 15 years; daughters Valerie Barron Warren (Bob) of Arnold's Cove, Joanne Barron of Colombia; three step children, two grandsons Dakota and Cass; sisters Hilda Waine (Late Richard) of Brooklet, Georgia, Violet Slade (Late Clem) of Arnold's Cove, Lena Rose (Eric) of Arnold's Cove; brother Berkley Slade (Ettie) of Arnold's Cove and a large number of sisters and brothers in law, family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. A Memorial Service took place on Friday, March 6, 2015 from St. Michael's All Angel's Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In her memory donations may be made to the St. Michael's All Angel's Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove.

March 19, 2015

 

Eli Toope
Passed on: March 14th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on March 14, 2015, Eli Toope, age 88, of Trinity East. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife Edith, of 66 years; Daughters: Jane (Wayne Peckham), Ann (Dan Cahill); Grandchildren: Terry (Cynthia), Roger (Lisa), Penny (Jimmy), Tracey; Great-grandchildren: James, Emily, Kaitlyn, Jacob, Nicholas, Hannah and Olivia; Brother Douglas Toope (Olive); Brother-in-law Roland Pittman; Sisters-in-law: Rita Hodder, Leonie Ivany and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at St. Andrews Anglican Church where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Eric Squires, took place on March 17, 2015, with interment following. To sign online condolences, please visit www.vardysfuneralhome.com.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Fond Memories Cling

Sarah Blanche Green
Passed on: March 13th, 2015

Passed suddenly away in St. John's on March 13, 2015, Sarah Blanche Green, age 90, from Goobies. Predeceased by her parents, Taylor and Edna Robbins, husband, Joseph, grandson, Ricky, two brothers and five sisters. Left with fond and loving memories are her sons: Lester (Juanita), Gordon (Lorraine), Keith (Sandra), Glenn (Lisa) , Gary (Marilyn); daughters, Edna (Wayne), Glennis; 15 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the Bethel Pentecostal Church, Goobies from where the funeral service officiated by Pastor Alwin Reid, assisted by Pastor Jeffrey Green, took place on Sunday, March 15, 2015 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Precious memories, how they linger

Charles W. Howse
Passed on: March 11th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Charles W. Howse of Bloomfield, aged 76 years. Predeceased by mother and father Beatrice and Frederick Howse; brothers-in-law James Harris and Carson Smart. Left with fond and loving memories his brothers Everett (Goldie), Norman (Leah) and Wallace (Sherri); sisters Rowena Smart and Dora Harris; nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Friday, March 13, 2015 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Lethbridge with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Lethbridge.

Hazen Clouter
Passed on: March 7th, 2015
HAZEN CLOUTER (1927 - 2015)
Passed away peacefully in the presence of his daughter on March 7, 2015 at Caribou Memorial Veteran's Pavilion in St. John's, NL at age 87. Predeceased by brother, Frazer and half-sisters Cordelia & Selma Ford. Survived by Flora (nee Noseworthy) wife of 59 years, children Paul (Darlene), Valerie (Roger) and Bill (Danielle); nine Grandchildren Melissa, Nadine, Sheldon, Shane, Kyla, Alex, Sabreena, Nathalie and Nathan and one Great Grandson Mason. With a steadfast sense of duty, Hazen was a decorated veteran with an extensive military service. He was recognized for his service with the Merchant Marines by the Norwegian Government during WWII and served in the Army with Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps during the Korean War. After service to his country abroad he returned home and served his community acting as the First Fire Chief for the Clarenville Volunteer Fire Department. Throughout his 36 years of employment with the Department of Highways as a machinist, he continued with part time military service with the Canadian Forces as a Canadian Ranger. Ever supportive toward fellow veterans and with utmost respect for those still serving, he was a loyal member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Visitation held at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place at the Clarenville United Church on Marine Drive Wednesday 11 March 2015. Hazen was a strong supporter of the Canadian Armed Forces and a lover of all animals, therefore the family would appreciate any donations be sent to the charity "Paws Fur Thought". They match military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) victims with service dogs to improve their quality of life and ability to function in society. It is requested donations by cheque be sent to:
Attention: Paws Fur Thought
In Memoriam - Hazen Clouter
Royal Canadian Legion
NS & Nunavut Command
61 Gloria McCluskey Drive

March 26, 2015

 

Alice Stringer
Passed on: March 16th, 2015

In Loving Memory of Alice Stringer, a loving wife, mother, daughter aunt, and friend. Alice (57 years) of Hodges Cove, passed away on Monday March 16, 2015 at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville. Predeceased by her father Robert and brother Desmond. Left with fond and loving memories her husband John of 35 years; mother Julia; daughters Lesley (Justin) and Lindsey; son Danny (Courtney); Grandchildren Hayden, Madi, Olivia, and Riley; sisters Beverly, Carley, Betty; Brothers Bob, Jim, and Johnny; and a large circle of Family and Friends.

Alex Piercey
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, March 16, 2015, Alex Piercey of Garden Cove, formerly of Woody Island, aged 84 years. Predeceased by daughter Shirley and brother Chesley. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Addie of 63 years; daughters Edwina, Greta and Leona; grandchildren Carmon, Elvis, Terry, Ernest, Julie, Tina, Karen and Holly; great grandchildren Emily, Riley, Alexis and Natasha; sister Greta (Gerald Dawe); brother-in-law Clarence Lockyer; sister-in-law Elsie Piercey; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the United Church, Garden Cove. Funeral service took place on Friday, March 20, 2015 at Garden Cove United Church with cremation to follow. Burial to take place at a later date. In his memory donations may be made to Discovery Health Care Foundation.

Stella Vokey
Passed on: March 15th, 2015

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, March 15, 2015, Stella Vokey of Clarenville, aged 65 years. Predeceased by her husband Alonzo; sister Joan Kelly; parents Herbert and Lenora Baker. Left with fond and loving memories her children Tina Mackey, Lethbridge , Peggy Mackey (Chad), Calgary, AB, Tammi Mackey-Little, Saint John, NB, Cynthia Stagg (Roger), Port Hardy, BC and Ron Mackey (Louise), St. Catharines, ON; step-son Scott Vokey; grandchildren Tiffany, Kamran, Amber, Gillian, Felicia, Angelica, Ryder, Hunter, Dylan and Denim; sister Hilda Chaulk (Wallace), Little Catalina; nieces Roxanne Kelly and Linda Kelly; nephews Rudy Kelly and Christopher Kelly; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the Mortuary Chapel, Trinity. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at St. Paul 's Anglican Church with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Mildred Adams
Passed on: March 15th, 2015

Passed away at Bonavista Hospital on Sunday, March 15, 2015, Mildred Adams of Shoal Harbour, aged 94 years. Predeceased by husband Clyde; son Ronald; brothers Jack, Victor and George Goodyear; sisters Irene Blundon, Laura French and Blanche Blundon; grandson Harvey Adams; great grandson Zachary Strong; great granddaughters Denika Adams and Hayley Adams. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Ethena Pitts (Oliver), Canning's Cove, Phyllis (late George Strong), Shoal Harbour and Geraldine Mercer (Gordon), Sherwood Park, AB; sons Lindsay (Daphne), William (Arlene) and Austin (Carol), all of Shoal Harbour; daughter-in-law Wendy Adams, Cochrane, AB; 26 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at Milton-George's Brook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Milton-George's Brook Cemetery Fund.

 

 

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