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The Packet
May 2006

The Packet

May 1, 2006

 

VEY, Claris Maude - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Thursday, April 27, 2006, Claris Vey of Hillview, aged 97 years. Predeceased by husband, Alfred John Vey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Anita Vey and Lorena Blundell, both of Hillview; sister, Marjorie Richards, Appleton; grandson, Jeremy Blundell; foster son, Roger Spurrell; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Grace United Church, Hillview, with interment at Old United Cemetery, Hillview. In her memory flowers were gratefully accepted or a memorial fund to a charity of one's choice.

 

DOUGLAS , OLDFORD August 1, 1940 - April 20,2006 - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Thursday, April 20, 2006, Douglas Oldford of Bunyan's Cove in his 65th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son, Craig (Shelia) at Bunyan's Cove; daughters, Wanda (Oliver Little) at Bloomfield, Ruby (Wade Payne) at Bunyan's Cove, Mona (Glen Smith) at Nova Scotia, Jacqueline (Billy Hayward) at George's Brook, Shirley (Barry Little) at Bloomfield and Kim -(Wally Tobin) at Musgravetown; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters; plus a large circle -of family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor S. Wiseman from Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove, on April 23, 2006, with interment following at Pentecostal Cemetery, Bunyan's Cove. Pallbearers were Sheldon Martin, Jamie Martin, Terry Oldford, Rodney Oldford, Greg Parsons and Blaine Tucker. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

"He is resting peacefully with Jesus In that beautiful home above."

 

BAKER, Emily Caroline - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Friday, April 21, 2006, Emily Caroline Baker, aged 81 years. Predeceased by spouse, William; sons, Bill and Rybourne; -sister, Blanche; and brothers, Jim, Ches and George. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters, Dorothy Baker (Mike) and Cavelle Lethbridge (Billy), both at Halifax; sons, Bernard (Elaine) at Halifax, Calvin (Dianne) at Halifax, Lester (Shirley) at New Brunswick, Angus (Lois) at Halifax, Darrin (Sue) at Halifax, Melvin at Clarenville, Winston (Vera) at Clarenville, Rick (Pam) at Gin Cove and Donnie (Lori) at St. John's; sisters, Dorothy Hackett at Ontario and Lillian Rice (Seymour) at Halifax; brothers, Roy at Clarenville, Phillip (Marge) at Clarenville, -Heber (Eileen) at Snook's Harbour, Bob at Halifax and Albert at Ontario; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and -friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home in Clarenville. Funeral service held on Monday, April 24, 2006, at 2 p.m., -from the Memorial United Church, Clarenville, with interment at United Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville.

 

Sister Agnes Hearn, S.O.S, died peacefully at LaSalle Manor, Scarborough, ON, April 22, 2006, having served 78 years as a Sister of Service. Born in St. Catharines, ON, she was one of the ten children born to Thomas J. Hearn and Mary Ann Bench. Predeceased by sisters, Margaret Bussell, Eva Jones, Theresa Hearn and Catherine Blakely; and her broth-ers, Joseph, Francis, Ambrose, Leo and Thomas. She would have celebrated her 100th birthday on May 5, 2006. A pioneer -member of the Sisters of Service, she entered the community in 1928, six years after its foundation. Her first assignment was Secretary to Fr. George Daly, CSsR, co-founder of the Sisters of Service. Serving in the SOS Immigration ministry in -Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Edmonton, meeting immigrant boats and trains she provided reception services, accommodation care and support for newly arrived women immigrants. With the advent of WWII and immigration at a standstill, her talents were directed to the SOS Catechetical Ministry delivered from centres in Edmonton and Regina. Embracing the Vatican II approach to Catechetics, she studied theology and new techniques and methods and continued to serve in this ministry as a Parish Catechetical Coordinator in Winnipeg and Co-founder of the S.O.S. Catechetical Education Program in Clarenville, NL Agnes will be remembered for her fervent zeal, her zest for life, her boundless enthusiasm and energy and her complete faith and trust in -God. With her passing the Sisters of Service have lost a community icon and a reservoir of our early history. The Sisters of Service extend their sympathy to her nieces and nephews and -her many dear friends across Canada. May she rest in peace. Relatives and friends held a vigil service at LaSalle Manor, 61 Fairfax Cres., Scarborough, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. Mass of the Resurrection was held in the Chapel at LaSalle manor on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 11 a.m. Interment in the Sisters of Service Plot, Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto, ON. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Rosar-Morrison -Funeral Home and Chapel, Toronto, ON.

The Packet

May 08, 2006

 

QUINTON, Florence - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Saturday, April 29, 2006, Florence Quinton of Princeton, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husband, Chesley (1998). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Rona (Neil Holloway) at Sunnyside and Judy (Leo Hoskins) at Princeton; son, Eric (Sharon) at Southern Bay; special nephew, Roy, at Ontario; grandchildren, Wanda (Craig), Shannon (Lino), Brian (Sarah), Christopher and Hazel (Kevin); great-granddaughter, Hanna; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Anglican Church, Princeton. Funeral service held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, from Anglican Church, Princeton, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Princeton. In her memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.

 

GOLDSWORTHY, David Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, on Friday, April 28, 2006, David Goldsworthy of Come By Chance, aged 64 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his -wife, Sybil, of 38 years; daughter, Winnifred (Roger Goobie) at Come By Chance; grandchildren, Chelsea-Lynn and Cassie-Lee; sisters, Geraldine Kane (Robert Fowlow) at Trinity East, Mary (Albert Miller) at Champney's Arm and Laura White (Christopher Hollands) at Sackville, NS; and a circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at Anglican Church, Come By Chance. Funeral service held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, from Anglican Church, Come By Chance, with interment at Interiaith -Cemetery, Come By Chance. In his memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

 

RICKETTS, James Gregory Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Health Care Complex on Sunday April 30, 2006, James Gregory Ricketts of Knight's Cove, at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 39 years, Claudine; daughters, Kim (Barry) Murphy at Stephenville, Sherri (Lou) Harty at Fort McMurray, LeeAnn (Neil) Singleton at Red De,er and Francine at Labrador City; seven grandsons; sisters, Christine Constantine and Fran Lawton, St. John's; and step-brother, Thomas Ricketts, Stock Cove. Rested at community hall, Stock Cove. Funeral services officiated color:#424242'>'by Father William Hearn and Father Michael Hynes at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, King's Cove, on Wednesday May 3, 2006, with -interment following at Roman Catholic Cemetery, King's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista.

In Loving Memory of Boyd Henry Skiffington

67 years

 

Friday morning, April 21,2006 at the SRH - St. Joseph's Health Centre

Beloved husband of Phylllis (Sparks) Skiffington of Sudbury. Loving father font-size: of Howard (Jennifer) at Penetanguishene, Phillip (Patricia Renaud) and Sonya both at Sudbury. Cherished grandfather of Vanessa, Owen, Alyssa and Cassandra. Dear son of Amy (Keats) Skiffington at Musgravetown, Newfoundland, and Otto Siffington, predeceased. Dear brother of Douglas, predeceased, Amelia Cook (Dave), Dorothy Holloway, (Boyce Oake), Berntee Clarke (Gus, predeceased), DoraTulk (Beaton) Alliston, Sandra Downey (Skip), Lee Humby (Harv) and Don. Special brother-in- law to Ann. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Rested at the Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home, 233 Larch Street, Sudbury. Funeral service was held at the R. J. Barnard Chapel, Monday, April 24, 2006, 3 p.m. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium.

 

The Packet

May 15, 2006

 

GEORGE CLIFFORD KING October 9, 1932 - May 2,2006 - Passed peacefully away in his home in Trinity, George King, age 73. Predeceased by his infant son, Clifford. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Barbara; two sons, Chris (Rhonda) and Chuck -(Paulette); one daughter, Sharon (Wayne Vokey); two grandsons, Devan Vokey (Crystal) and Daniel King; four granddaughters, -Robin (Bradley), Carla King, Haylie Vokey and Courtney King; two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Hannah Vokey; three sisters, Doris (predeceased, Joe Miller), Emily (Bob Bailey) and Emma (John Martin); two brothers-in-law and wives, Lewis (Daphne) Miller and Lloyd (Annette) Miller; two sisters-in-law, Rowie Johnson (predeceased, Emil) and predeceased, Joan Coles (Curt); also a large circle of nephews, nieces and extended family and very close friends. Rested at Anglican Mortuary Chapel, -Trinity. Funeral service took place at St. Paul's Church, Trinity, on Friday, May 5, 2006, at 2 p.m. Interment followed at St. Matthews Cemetery, Trouty. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's -Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Fond memories linger every day,
Remembrance keeps him near.

 

HODDER, Geraldine (August 2, 1922-May 8, 2006) It is with great sadness the family of Geraldino Hodder announce her sudden passing at Brechin, Ontario. Geraldine was born in Ireland's Eye to the late James and Eunice (Cooper) Hodder. She was a retired school teacher. She devoted herself to her students in Ivanhoe, Little Harbour, Lockston, Jacks Beach, Corner Brook and -Buchans; later years at the Trade School in Lewisporte. Geraldine was predeceased by her parents; sister, Frances (Harold Peddle), Edith (Ralph) Pitcher; -brother, Walter; nephew, Weston Pitcher. She leaves to mourn niece, Annie King (Reg); nephews, Lindsay Pitcher (Ellen), Edgar Pitcher (Daphne), Jim Hodder (Cathy), John Hodder (Mary), James Peddle (Michelle); sister-in-law, Carrie Hodder, Marina Pitcher (niece-in-law); special great-niece and nephew, Marilyn and Alvin King; special friends at Brechin, Ontario, Ann, Elizabeth and Malcolm; also a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte. The funeral service -was held on Thursday, May 11 at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lewisporte. Donations can be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lewisporte or -a charity of one's choice.

 

The Packet

May 23, 2006

 

HOLLOWAY, Dove (February 15, 1930 - May 13, 2006) Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Saturday, May 13, 2006, Dove Holloway of Musgravetown in her 76th year. Predeceased by husband, Murdock. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters, Gloria (Boyce) at Labrador City and Beverley at Musgravetown; granddaughter, Stephanie (Darron) at Mount Pearl and great-grandson, Cole; broth ers, Ross Reader (Florence) and Oliver Reader (Rosalind); plus a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor S. Wiseman from  Ecclesia Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove, on May 16, 2006, with interment following at Pentecostal Cemetery, Bloomfield. Pallbearers were son-in-law, Boyce Hancock, grandson-in-law, Darron Kelly, nephews, Dennis Reader, Keith Holloway and Tolson Holloway, friend Kirby Hobbs. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

God took her home, it was His will;
But in our hearts she liveth still."

 

MALONEY, Frederick M. - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Gander on May 17, 2006, Frederick M. Maloney, aged 77 years. Predeceased by parents Daniel and Blanche and brothers, Cyril and Leo. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Sadie; sons, Wayne (Geraldine) at Lower Sackville, NS, Jerry (Ela) at Milford, NS, Brian (Karen) at Gander, NL, Paul (Melita) at Gander, NL, Sean (Amy) at Bridgetown, NS, Leo at Toronto, ON, and Freddie (Karen) at Gander, NL; daughter, Colleen at Gander, NL; brothers, Nish (Angela) at Gander, NL, Daniel (Louise) at Sweet Bay, NL, and Matthew (Agnes) at Sweet Bay; sisters, Nellie Maloney at Sweet Bay, NL, and Marie (Clarence Halleran) at Seal Cove, NL; sisters-in-law, Cecilia Maloney at Gander, NL, and Dorothy Maloney at Sweet Bay, NL; grandchildren, Sonya, Christopher, Timmy, Brittany, Jordan, Megan, Alison, Katelyn, Brendan, Ryan and Emily; extended family, Tina and Joan; and a large number of other family and friends. Funeral Mass was held on Friday, May 19, 2006, at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander, interment fol-lowed at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Maloney's memory can be made to Central Northeast Health Foundation (Respiratory Unit). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com to sign our online guestbook.

 

MATTHEWS, Lyle Maurice On May 15, Lyle Maurice Matthews passed away at the age of 80. His kind and -loving personality along with his thoughtfulness and generosity will be remembered by all whose lives he touched. Lyle, an unequalled and loving husband, will be sadly missed by his beautiful wife, Hazel, of 57 years, who he so deeply loved and cherished. Dad who will be remembered for his great example by his seven children; daughter Lily (Nathan), son Maurice (Jane), son Selvy (Pearl), son Terry (Linda), daughter Ruby (Blair), son Brent (Donna) and daughter Shannon (Spencer). Poppy who is loved and admired by his seventeen grandchildren, Fredrick, Geoffrey, Jennifer, Janice, Jonathan, Naomi, Amanda, Brandon, Sarah, Kyla, Joshua, Tyler, Jasmine, Tegan, Melissa, Muriel and Kenley. Great-Poppy who is leaving a legacy behind for his five great-grandchildren, Kayle, Teayanna, Autum, Justice and Corbin. A brother who is appreciated, loved and missed by his four siblings; sisters, Lillian (Walter), Elizabeth and Joan (Jack), and brother, Selvy (Olive). He also leaves to cherish his memory numerous brothers-in-law, sisters--in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Predeceased by his son, Dale (age 2), father, Leon, and his mother, Muriel. Memorial service was held Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Calmar, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated in memory for Lyle to Cross Canter Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1A2; Leduc Hospital Palliative Care, 4210 48th Street, Leduc, Alberta, T9E 5Z3; Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Worldwide Work, Box 4100, Georgetown, Ontario, L7G 4Y4. Warmest thanks and gratitude to Dr. Gault, the nurses and staff at the Leduc Hospital for they're kind and tender care of our very special man. Also, to the doctors and staff of the Cross Cancer Institute; and to Marty Jorgensen of Harmony Funeral Services for his kind help and support. Harmony Funeral Services in care of arrangements (780-433-7335).

 

HOLLOWAY, Albert J. Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Monday, May 15, 2006, Albert J. Holloway of Bloomfield, aged 83 years. Predeceased by first wife, Annie; sons, Kirby, Alvin and Bruce; and second wife, Mae. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter, Patsy (Mark Hiscock) at Buchans; step-daughter, Eileen (Larry Wells) at Musgravetown; sister, Rosie Holloway at Bloomfield; grandchildren, David Wells (Marilyn), Debbie Wells, Donna Lynn (Roger Flynn), Stephen Hiscock (Doreen) and Dana Wells; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Melissa Wells, Matthew and Cameron Flynn and Ryan and Abigail Hiscock; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Power's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held Thursday, May 18, 2006, from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to Heritage United Church Memorial Fund.

 

The Packet

May 29, 2006

 

MARCH, Harold George - Passed peacefully away at the Miller Center, St. John's, on Saturday, May 20, 2006, Harold March, formerly of Clarenville, aged 60 years. Predeceased by son, Georgie; twins, Roberta and Robert; parents, George and Effie March; and birth mother, Marion Baker. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Grace, of eighteen years; step-daughters, Teena Spurrell (Michael) and Corina Smith (Cliff White); mother-in-law, Bessie Bennett; sisters, Rose Andrews (John), Marion Saunders (Roland) and Jessie Lachdvich (Art); brother, Joe Baker (Donna); two grandchildren, Jailen and Hillary Spurrell; and a large number of relatives and friends. In his memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Memorial United Church, Clarenville.

"To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die."

 

TAVERNER, Colin - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross. Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Tuesday, May 23, 2006, Colin R. Taverner of Shoal Harbour, aged 75 years. Predeceased by his wife, Clara (Kay). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter, Janet Parsons (Willis) of Victoria, NL; son, Rod (Patricia) at Edmonton, AB; sister, Irene (Leslie Penney) at Lewisporte; brother, Gordon (Lily) at Shoal Harbour, grandchildren, Dwayne (Alison), Dana, Andrew, Matthew and Joshua; great-granddaughter, Victoria; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held Thursday, May 25, 2006, from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Church Hill, Shoal Harbour. In his memory a Memorial Fund to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic, St. John's, NL.

 

SOPER, John Passed away suddenly at St. John's on Monday, May 22,2006, John Soper of North West Brook, aged 80 years. Predeceased by sisters, Jean Temple, Doris Hunt -and Gladys Thompson; and brother, George Soper. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Jean, of 55 years; daughter, Lorraine Giles (Reg), North West Brook; son, Eric Soper, British Columbia; sister, Eva Bailey, Ivany's Cove; brothers, Ted Soper and Henry Soper (Rosemund) both of North West Brook; grandchildren, Paula (Junior), Rodney and Jason; great-granddaughter, Robyn; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, North West Brook. Funeral service held on Thursday, May 25, 2006, from United Church, North West Brook, with interment at United Cemetery, North West Brook. In his memory donations may be made to United Church, North West Brook.

 

COOPER, Marion Vera - Passed away peacefully at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Wednesday May 24, 2006, in her 72nd year, Mrs. Marion Cooper (nee Short) of Orillia, beloved companion of Jim Hubbard. Loving mother of Joyce (Al) Dixon of Mississauga, Dianne Ploughman and Tony Norman of Moonstone, Pauline (Steve) Nealon of Edmonton AB, Gary and Debbie Long of Dartmouth, NS, and Derek of Edmonton, AB. Dear grandmother of Spencer Dixon, Trevor and Matthew Ploughman, Morgan Nealon, and Paul and Bradley Cooper. Marion will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and is survived by her brothers, Harvey (Marion) Short of Paradise, NL, Herb (Marilyn) Short of Peterborough, Jack (Blanche) Short of Ottawa and Winston (Blanche) of Clarenville, NL; and sisters, Doris (the late Bill) Ingram of Lindsay, Ruth (Nat) Spurrell of Goose Bay, NL, and Jeanette (Bob) Miles of Edmonton, AB. Family and friends were received at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater Street East Orillia, (705) 326-3595, on Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service was celebrated in the chapel on Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 11 a.m., interment at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. Memorial donations to the Trillium Manor would be appreciated by the family. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.carsonfuneralhomes.com

A Memorial Tree will be planted by Carson Funeral Homes - L Doolittle Chapel

 

 

Contributed and Transcribed by: Joeseph Duffett (May 2006)

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