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The Packet
May 2011

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

 

May 5, 2011

Everett Drodge
Passed Away On: 27/04/2011

Passed peacefully away surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, Everett Drodge of Little Hearts Ease, aged 76 years. Predeceased by first wife Selina of 51 years. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Marion of 4 years; his children Evangeline, Faye (Patti), Rick (Robert), Graham (Valerie), Peter (Rick), Kate (Junior), Eloise (Jamie) and Louise (Lee); thirteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; step-children Mel Whalen (Sheila), Kaye McCammon (Alex) and Randy Whalen; five step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; sisters Alma Whalen (Fred) and Florence Dodge (Clyde Russell); brother-in-law Eli Spurrell; close family friends Don & Vera Dawe and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Saturday, April 30, 2011 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Hearts Ease with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Newfoundland and Labrador

Mildred Brown
Passed Away On: 21/04/2011

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 21, 2011, Mildred (Linthorne) Brown, aged 81 years and 8 months. Predeceased by her parents William and Amelia Linthorne, sister Violet Butler and baby sisters Frances and Virtue Linthorne. Leaving to mourn her devoted husband of 59 years, Bennett Brown; son Ross; daughters: Sandra (Wade) Hiscock, and Rosalie (Tom) Lydiate; granddaughters: Shaunna Brown, Jahradd Williams, Julia and Jennifer Hiscock, Sophia and Katie Lydiate; brother Calvin (Daisy) Linthorne; sister-n-law Pearl Brown; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation took place at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl from 7-9 p.m. on Friday and continued at Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista, from 3-9 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Sunday. Funeral Service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2011 from Memorial United Church, Bonavista. Interment followed at Lookout Cemetery. Those wishing to express their condolences on line may do so at www.memorialsonline.com/mildredbrown or at www.barretts.ca    Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Red Cross.


May 12, 2011

Wesley Taylor Lambert
Passed Away On: 07/05/2011
Wesley Taylor Lambert
of Hatchet Cove passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on May 7, 2011, aged 77 years. Predeceased by parents Malcolm and Sarah-Jane, brother Nelson and brother-in-law John. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Loretta (nee Peddle), sons Randy (Sylvia), Bruce (Marilyn), Rocky, daughters Carol (Gerry) and Diane, sisters Susie, Geneva (David), brother Alex (Selina), sister-in-law Velma and Aunt Mary Martin, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and numerous other family and friends. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, and will be officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
Family Caring for Family
Loving memories cling.

William Alfred Ford
Passed Away On: 07/05/2011

We regret to announce the passing of William Alfred Ford, age 80, from Charlottetown, at the Dr.G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on May 7, 2011. Predeceased by his parents, Hector and Annie (nee Drover), wife, Mabel (nee Chaulk). sister, Josie Murphy and brother, Hedley Ford. Leaving to mourn are his children, Ralph (Bonnie), Kevin, Warren (Gwen), Dave (Kathy), Paul (Lori), Michael (Lauren); grandchildren, Jeffrey , Joanne (Andrew), Melissa, Michelle, Michael, Erin, Benjamin, Nathan, Emily; great grandchild, Logan; brother, Boyde (Annie), sisters, Ettie Chaulk, Emma Abbott (Melvin) , Anne Colbert (Walter); sister-in-law, Nina Pearce; brother-in-law, Sid (Mary); special friend, Miriam Penney and other relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, Charlottetown from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Cook, took place on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
O Lord I put him in thy hands

Nathaniel Smith
Passed Away On: 29/04/2011

Passed away peacefully at the Redwater Health Care Center, Redwater, Alberta on April 29, 2011 Nathaniel Smith of Little Harbour East, NL. Left to mourn, with precious and loving memories are daughters: Joan Wilson (Richard), Rosella Cataldi, Sherry Temple (Rick), son: Norman Smith (Audrey). 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters and brothers-in-law, Violet (Harold) Rodway, Carry (Jack) Goss, brother, Tom Pike, along with many other relatives and friends. Nathaniel was predeceased by his loving wife Sarah, parents Alice and Nathaniel Smith, brothers Archie and John, sisters Gladys and Doris. Resting at the Anglican Church, Little Harbour East on Monday, May 9, 2011, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne, Newfoundland. To leave a message or to sign the online memorial book visit www.hollowaysfuneralhome.ca

Maxwell George Davis
Passed Away On: 29/04/2011

Passed suddenly away at G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday April 29, 2011 Maxwell George Davis of Clarenville in his 69 year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Kay; family dog Nikki; Nephews: Jason (Nicole), David, Justin, Mitchell, Harry, Cody and Joey; Niece Amelia; Mother-in-law Vi Marshall; Sister-in-laws: Karen Strong (Harold), Joanne Marshall (John); Brother-in-laws: Andy Marshall (Diane) and Ken Marshall (Judy) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Russell and Rita Davis. A Service of Remembrance was officiated by Pastor Dennis Newbury from Blundon's Funeral Home - Shoal Harbour on Thursday May 5, 2011. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home - Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com

Robert Sweetland
Passed Away On: 23/04/2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Sweetland, of Bonavista, announces his passing after a short battle with cancer on April 23rd. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife or 35 years Maxine and his children Dean and Stephen (Kelly). Bob will also be fondly remembered by his three grandchildren Bobbi, Dylan and Shayne. He is survived by his sister Barbara (Lawrence), several nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. A funeral service in memory of Bob was held on Tuesday, April 26th, at Christ Anglican Church in Bonavista with Reverend John Gillam officiating. Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Bob to the Children's Wish Foundation

Winston Avery
Passed Away On: 21/04/2011

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Home, Carbonear on Thursday, April 21, 2011, Winston Avery of Southport, aged 59 years. Predeceased by father William Avery and sister Barbara Avery. Left with fond and loving memories his mother Myra Avery; sisters Elaine Stringer (Garfield) and Evelyn Avery; niece Melanie Stringer (Terry); nephew Lee Stringer (Tenille); nephew Philip Churchill (Renee); great niece Brooklyn Stringer; great nephews Lucas Churchill and Liam Stringer; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Sunday, April 24, 2011 from Bethel United Church, Little Hearts Ease with interment at Bethany United Cemetery, Southport.

Frank Skiffington
Passed Away On: 30/04/2011

Passed away suddenly at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, April 30, 2011, Frank Skiffington of Musgravetown, aged 84 years. Predeceased by son Maurice, daughter Doris, grandson Christopher, six brothers and six sisters. Left with fond and loving memories his wife of 60 years, Iris; daughters Gertie of Surrey, BC, Frances (Christopher), Winterbrook, Sylvia (Earl), Fort McMurray, AB and Daphne (Rick), Portland; son Calvin (Rhonda), Maple Ridge, BC; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at the Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or the Alzheimer Society.

Charlotte Howse
Passed Away On: 04/05/2011

Passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, Charlotte Howse of Bloomfield, aged 33 years. Predeceased by her dad Ernest; sister Charlene; brother Arthur; nephew Mitchell and niece Brenda. Left with fond and loving memories her mother Edna; sisters and brothers; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Musgravetown with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown.

Margaret Holloway
Passed Away On: 01/05/2011

Passed away suddenly at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, May 1, 2011, Margaret Holloway, aged 86 years of Musgravetown. Predeceased by husband Chesley Holloway and son Terry. Leaving to mourn with precious memories her children Gilbert (Beatrice), Hamilton, ON; Murdock (Glenda), N.S.W. Australia; Randy (Debbie), Leamington, ON; Garry (Shirley), Musgravetown; Joyce (Sterling) Brown, Bonavista; Jean (Bruce) Greening, Musgravetown; Peggy (Gary) Hobbs, Elmsdale, NS, thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Thursday, May 5, 2011 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown.
Mom's love for her family will always be remembered.

Carrie Florence Penney
Passed Away On: 02/05/2011

Passed away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Monday, May 2, 2011, Carrie Florence (King) Penney of Charlottetown, aged 78 years. Predeceased by husband Walter (1981), grandson Troy Penney and parents Elsie and Harrison King. Leaving to mourn with loving memories her seven children Bruce (Eileen), Bert (Linda), Mary (Robert), June (Stephen), Nancy, Dean (Lorraine) and Todd (Natasha); her precious grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters Margaret, Corner Brook and Naomi, Hants Harbour and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Salvation Army Citadel, Charlottetown. Funeral service took place on Thursday, May 5, 2011 from Salvation Army Citadel, Charlottetown with interment at Charlottetown Cemetery.


May 19, 2011

Gladys Ivany
Passed Away On: 10/05/2011

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Gladys Ivany of Princeton, aged 103 years. Predeceased by husband Charles; two grandsons; sons-in-law Horace Prince and Raymond White; daughter-in-law Miriam; two sisters and three brothers. Left with fond and loving memories daughters Clarice White and Anetha Prince; sons Alonzo (Isabelle), Herman, Boyd (Mary), Lloyd and Orrin (Ruby); 33 grandchildren; a large number of great grandchildren & great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge on Friday, May 13, 2011 with interment at United Cemetery, Princeton.

John Little
Passed Away On: 09/05/2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, May 9, 2011, John Little of Bloomfield, aged 63 years. Predeceased by parents Alfred and Dorothy; sister Jane Currie. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Elaine of 43 years; children Kirk (Loretta), Brenda and Jason (Wendy); brothers Doug (Blanche), Llewellyn (Beulah) and Alonzo (Linda); grandchildren Brady, Jasmine, Tiffany and Hayley and a large number of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place.

Edward George Stanley
Passed Away On: 12/05/2011

Passed away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, May 12, 2011, Edward Stanley of George's Brook, aged 65 years. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Geneva of 45 years; daughters Jeanette (Donald Strong) and Karen (Kipp Strong); sister Verna Rose (Robert Rothberg); grandchildren Craig, Shera, Tiffany, Jennifer, Shane and Jordon; great grandchildren Clare and Racheal and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at Milton-George's Brook Cemetery.

Reta Elliott
Passed Away On: 05/05/2011

Passed away at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, May 5, 2011 Reta Elliott, age 78 of Jamestown, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband Gordon Elliott, daughter Carol and son Keith, grandson Chad Wiseman, parents Absalom and Ann Matthews, sisters Ada Butler and Sarah Hancock. Left with fond and loving memories her children Rick (Pam), St. John's, Sharon (Wilbert) Howse of Bloomfield, Deborah (friend Pat) of St. John's, Rod (Elsie) of Mount Pearl and Anita (Ian) Crane of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Bradford, Jasmine, Adam, Ryan, Brittany, Kalynn, and Jared; one sister Mary Merzbacher of Pentanguishene, Ontario. At Reta's request cremation has taken place. Funeral service was held on Monday May 9, 2011 at St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown, with interment at St. James Anglican Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff of St. Patrick's Mercy Home for Reta's care during her past four years. In her memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


May 26, 2011

John Lynch
Passed Away On: 18/05/2011

Passed away in the presence of close family on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, John Lynch of Clarenville, aged 35 years. Predeceased by father, William, and brother-in-law Tom Reid. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Nancy; daughter Emily, 5 years; son Johnny, 2 years; mother Bridie; grandmother Catherine Lynch; sister Cathy; brothers Billy (Geraldine), Tom (Sheila), Gerard (Geraldine) and Bob (Tracey); parents-in-law Robert and Sadie Parsons; brothers-in-law Dale (Allison) and Robert (Megan); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral mass took place on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Bellevue, with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bellevue.

William Mervin Burt
Passed Away On: 17/05/2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Mervin Burt of Ivany's Cove announces his passing on Tuesday May 17, 2011 at the age of 45 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife Gail; daughter Ashley (Andrew Prince) of Clarenville; granddaughter Kyleigh; parents Neil and Florence Burt of Ivany's Cove; sisters: Glenys Bailey and husband Glen of Ivany's Cove, Ruby Cooper and husband Robert of Queen's Cove, Rowena Gosse and husband Calvin of Ivany's Cove; brother Lloyd of Moncton NB plus many nieces, nephews and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor Glenn Jarvis from Grace United Church Hillview on Sunday May 22, 2011 with interment following at Hillview United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Lloyd Burt (Brother and Honorary Pallbearer), Nephews: Kevin Gosse, Jody Gosse, Trevor Cooper, Gary Cooper, Jamie Parsons and Brother in Law Glen Bailey. In lieu of flowers donations 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

Harvey Lambert
Passed Away On: 15/05/2011

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Harvey Lambert, age 64, from Hickman's Harbour, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on May 15, 2011. He is predeceased by parents, Thomas and Emily Lambert, step mother, Mariah, brothers, George, Naze, Lester and sister, Susie. He leaves to mourn with many fond and precious memories his wife, Alice, son, Tom (Candice), daughter, Anne-Marie (Andrea); grandchildren, Deejai, Devan, Madison and Mckenna; sisters, Mary, Cecelia, Blanche (Austin); brother, Cecil (Maggie); son-in-law, Tyler; aunts, Alfreda Carberry and Blanche Lambert; brother-in-laws, Roy (Beverley), Wilfred (Cora) and Howard (Elaine); sister-in-laws, Eleanor Manual and Stella Lambert as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour, Random Island. The funeral service, officiated by Captain Reid Colbourne and Major Phyllis (Blundell) Colbourne, assisted by Majors Wayne and Rosemary Green, took place from the Salvation Army, Hickman's Harbour with interment following.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
In every prayer, may you find a place of refuge
In every memory, may heaven feel a little closer
In every dawn, may Jesus meet you there.

 

 

Page contributed by Joseph Duffett

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

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