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The Packet
May 2008

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

 

May 5, 2008

 

HOLLOWAY, Winnifred - Passed away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, Winnifred Holloway (nee Fry) in her 86th year. Predeceased by first husband, Jack Over, second husband, Albert Holloway and grandson, league. Always remembered by daughter, Joan (John King), Shoal Harbour; son, John (Carol), St. John's; grandchildren, Kerstin and John Over; great-grandson, Cody Regimbald; a large circle of nieces, nephews, family of the late Albert Holloway and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Saturday, May 3, 2008 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Cemetery, Southern Bay.

GOSSE: We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mae Violet Gosse, age 68, from Queen's Cove, at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on April 29, 2008. Predeceased by mother, Lucy Penney; sister, Joan; 2 infant brothers, and 1 infant sister. Leaving to mourn husband, Adolph; father, Samuel Penney; children, Valerie (Terry), Sid (Betty), Dave (Sheila); grandchildren, Mitch, Crystal, Nicholas, Wendy; great­grandchildren, Justine, Danielle, Dylan; sisters, Lilian Slice (Frank), Frances Pike (Robert), Goldie Baker (Bruce), Judy Muiloy (Denis), Lois Dean (Eldrid), Florence Janes (Kevin); brothers, Silas (Linda), Calvin, Paul (Karen), and Wade and also other relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, Queen's Cove from where the interment following at the Anglican Cemetery, Queen's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Animals and children were very dear to her heart

SIMMONDS: We regret to announce the passing of Emily Simmonds, age 84, from Cannings Cove at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, on April 15, 2008. Predeceased by parents, William and Annie Fitzgerald; husband, Reuben; sons, William and Robert; brothers, James, Llewellyn and Loyal; sisters, Georgina Quinton and Elizabeth Mesh. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her children, Iris (Jack Ricketts), Wallace (Naomi), Mary (Edward Matchem), Manuel (Louise), Ranee, Ann (Jack Greening); 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and also a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at the St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Cannings Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Robert Peddle, took place on Friday, April 18, 2008 with internment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Forever in our hearts

WISEMAN - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Monday, April 28th , 2008 Archibald Wiseman of Burgoynes Cove aged 72 years. Predeceased by brothers Nathaniel, Harry, Baxter, James and sister Minnie. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Edith of 48 years, children; Louise Wiseman (Earl) of Sackville, N.S., Wanda (late John) Moulaison of Sackville, N.S., Derrick (Laurel) of Sackville, N.S., Darrell (Pearl) of Clarenville, Amanda Wiseman (Peter) of Hickman's Harbour, Darren (Joanna) of Clarenville; sisters Elizabeth Short of Clarenviile and Daisy Sutton of Clarenville; brother William (Geraldine) of Clarenville; grandchildren Kristina, Michelle, Mary, Dylan and William; step grandchildren David, Neil, Renee, Rebecca, Jonathan and Nathan and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fevver's Funeral Home and St. Mary's Anglican Church, Burgoynes Cove. Funeral service held on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Burgoynes Cove with interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Burgoynes Cove.

KNEE, Daisy - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, Daisy Marguerite Knee of Jamestown, aged 71 years. Daisy, lovingly referred to by Hubert as "my Daisy" will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. She was a kind, compassionate and caring lady who was a friend to all. Predeceased by daughter, Gwendolyn Knee and father, Harold Moss. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her devoted husband, Hubert of 52 years; sons, Roger (Ruth) of Jamestown and Roy (Bonnie) of Jamestown; mother, Mildred Moss of Portland; sisters, Linda (Doug Ash), Brooklyn and Peggy (Roy Harris), Brooklyn; broth­er, Barry Moss of Ontario; grandchildren, Pamela, Robin, Heather, Kendra and Hillary; nieces and nephews, Kenny, Jason, Angela, Troy, Trent, Pauline and Paul and a circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held Saturday, May 3, 2008 from St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Jamestown. Donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.

BAILEY, Oscar Garland - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 of Old Bonaventure, aged 82 years. Predeceased by parents, Alonzo and Marcella. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Marjorie of 62 years; daughters, Bernice (Wilson) and Barbara (Don); sons, Raymond (Edith), Garland (Daphne), Maurice (Maxine) and Olonzo (Beverly); 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Luke's Church, Old Bonaventure. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2008 at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, New Bonaventure with interment at St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery, Old Bonaventure. In his memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.

PELLEY, Earl - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday, April 27, 2008. Earl Pelley of Clarenville, formerly of Lady Cove, Random Island aged 80 years. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Amy Pelley; brother, Gordon and sister, Nita. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Marjorie of 52 years; daughters, Valerie (Brian Ryan) of Milton, Carolyn of St. John's and Marilyn (Jerry Ploughman) of Shoal Harbour; one grandson, Mitchell Ploughman and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Memorial Service held on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at the United Cemetery in Lady Cove, Random Island. In his memory donations may be made to the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.


May 12, 2008

HOLLOWAY, Audrey M. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, May 1, 2008, Audrey M. Holloway of Port Blandford, aged 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sister, Muriel Reid (John) of Whiteway and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford. Funeral service held on Sunday, May 4, 2008 from St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford with inter­ment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Blandford.

ALFRED CHESLEY HYDE
MAY 10, 1929 - APRIL 29, 2008
HYDE
- Passed peacefully away at G B Cross Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, Alfred Chesley Hyde of Harcourt in his 78th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: wife Olive, son, Lome and friend, Michael of Australia and Gordon and wife Sheila of Harcourt, daugh­ters, Velma and husband Gary Hart of Lady Cove and Marilyn and husband Glen Tompkins of Harcourt, sisters, Daisy Diamond and Nellie Little, brothers: Max(Ann) and Lloyd (Lovey), plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by brothers, Horam and Alvin. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Sharon Earl-Marshall from Harcourt United Church on Sunday, May 4, 2008 with interment following at Harcourt United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were, brother, Lloyd Hyde, friends, Ed Hart, David Bailey, Len Barrett, Clayton Hayward and Reg Pelley. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour, Our online book of condolences may be signed at www.blundonsfuneralhome.com
"Ever remembered - Ever loved"

AVERY, Walwyn - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, Walwyn Avery of Clarenville, aged 69 years. Predeceased by her husband, Everett and parents, Sam and Maggie Balsom. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters, Sharon Avery (John) and Susan Avery (Dave); sons, David (Maria), Dale (Rowena) and Darrell; sister, Patricia Balsom (Clarice); brother, Alex Balsom (Dolores); grandchildren, Adam, Steven, Lauren and Sara and a large circle of rela­tives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held Sunday, May 4, 2008 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Cemetery, Church Hill. In her memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.


May 20, 2008

 

PENNEY, WILBERT REX
AUGUST 31, 1943 - APRIL 10, 2008
Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital on April 10, 2008 Wilbert Rex Penney of Morley's Siding, formerly of Shoal Harbour in his 64th birthday. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife, Effie; father, Eric of Lewisporte; brothers, Wilfred and wife, Helen of Shoal Harbour, Boyd and wife, Marilyn of Paradise, Kenny and girlfriend, Shirley Warrick of Fort Saskatchewan; three nieces and one nephew; aunts, Margaret Peddle of Bloomfield, Liza Skiffington of Bloomfield and uncle, Clyde Penney of Clarenville; stepsons, Kenneth Payne and wife, Judy of George's Brook, Wallace Payne and wife, Ruby of George's Brook, Terry Payne and wife, Grace of Harcourt, and Ralph Payne and wife, Muriel of Morley's Siding; stepdaughter, Florence Hampton and husband, Larry of Morley's Siding; 11 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren; one great-nephew and one great-niece. Predeceased by mother, Jessie. Private family memorial service. Cremation and interment has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

HOBBS - Long time resident of Bunyan's Cove and family man, Gordan Levi Hobbs (son of Hezekiah Hobbs and Sarah Elizabeth Simmonds) at the age of 82 (husband of the late Martha Hobbs) passed away peacefully Tuesday May 6, at the Health Science Centre in St. John's. Gordon is survived by his three brothers, Frank, Calvin and George, also Charlie Hobbs (deceased); his children, Marion Hobbs, Lester Hobbs (wife, Janice), Lorraine Chatman (husband, Lyman) and Florence Avery (husband, Shawn); his grandchildren, Samantha, Collin, Deanne, Trevor, Juanita, Kevin, Joey and Dylan, and his eight great-grandchildren. We would like you to know that even though his passing has deeply affect­ed us all, our father will continue to Rant and Roar like a true Newfoundlander no matter where he is. He sits by his wife in heaven, with whom he had danced many a newfie jig_. A fisherman and gentleman in death and in life, and we say goodbye for now. Funeral arrange­ments entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Too well loved to ever be forgotten

BECK, DORIS (nee BUTT) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, Doris Beck, age 82, of Swift Current. Predeceased by husband, Lloyd and sister, Eileen. Left with loving memories are her sons, Ford (Orla), Scott (Joy) of Swift Current and Roger of Summerville, P.E.I. Also left to mourn are brothers, Harry (Viola), Chancey (Nellie), Norman (Earla), and sisters, Jean and Marjorie, six grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Funeral took place May 8, 2008 at Swift Current. Donations in her memory may be made to Bethany United Church Memorial Fund Swift Current. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
A loving memory, tender and kind, what beautiful memories you've left behind

PARSONS, Wilfred - Passed peacefully away at Sunshine Manor, Clarenville on Friday, May 2, 2008 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease, Wilfred Parsons of Bloomfield, aged 72 years. Predeceased by his parents, James and Nellie Parsons. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Betty of 47 years; daughter, Debbie (Jeff Ash), Portland; sons David (Cherri) and Don (Sharon), both of Grande Prairie, AB; foster daughter, Donna (John Peddle), Grand Falls-Windsor; foster son, Gerard Kelly(Rose), Bloomfield; sister, Rexine (Robert Martin), Pasadena; brothers, Rex (Rexine), Bloomfield, Eric (Janie), Dawson Creek, BC, James (Elaine), Camrose, AB and Allan (Linda), Kelligrews; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with inter­ment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to the New Long Term Care Facility, Clarenville or Heritage United Church, Musgravetown.

PENNEY, Mae - Passed away suddenly at her daughter's residence in Burgoyne's Cove on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, Mae Penney, aged 89 years. Predeceased by husband, Alfred and grandson, Richard Adams. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Beverley (Randy Goodyear), Burgoyne's Cove, Joan (Bruce Anstey), Corner Brook, Doreen (Gordon Sutton), Alliston, ON and Marilyn (Harry Adams), Clarenville; sons, Roy Coish (Janette), Kirkfield, ON, Evan Penney (Diane), Middle Sackville, NS and Roger Penney, Clarenville; sister, Gladys Tibbo, Armdale, NS; brother, Chesley Coish, Burgoyne's Cove; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Burgoyne's Cove. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Burgoyne's Cove with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Burgoyne's Cove. In her memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place or Janeway Children's Health Centre.


May 26, 2008

STANLEY, VI - 76, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Longwood, FL. At long last, her soul took flight to the heavens to join her beloved husband and their two daughters in eternal rest. Vi was born, Marguerite Auchinleck, September 1,1931 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, and at the age of 12, was adopted by Alex and Marion Duffitt of Clarenville. After her marriage to Eddie (Edgar Walter Stanley, Jr.) the couple moved to Toronto and then in 1960 to Florida where they opened a full-service gas station in Winter Park and purchased a home in College Park. She was a member of the College Park United Methodist Church for 47 years. Vi will long be remembered sporting around College Park in her 1969 turquoise-colored Mustang, a Christmas present from her husband in 1968. She spent many years chauffeuring the neighbourhood kids back and forth to school and social events and later helped her friends and neighbours with errands and appointments. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eddie; two infant daughters, Marilyn and Denise; and her two sisters, Jessie Reid and Phyllis Lavergne. She is survived by her daughter, Dianne; son-in-law, Ed Mann; the joy of her life, her two grandsons, Cal Gaines of Tallahassee and Brian Gaines of Winter Garden; her brothers Jack and Gerald Duffitt, both of Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews, and her constant companion for the last few months, the family dog "Jack." Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with prayer and a butterfly release at 6:30 p.m., in The Winter Park Garden Club building at Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park, near Mills Ave. (17-92) and Orange Ave. For a map, go to www.meadgarden.org     Final interment will take place later in the summer in Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada. No flowers, please. If you wish, a memorial donation can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF.org), or Hospice of the Comforter (hospiceofthecomforter.org).

 

 

Contributed by Joseph Duffett

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

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