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The Packet
May 2014

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

 

May 01, 2014

Margaret Barrett
Passed on: April 25th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's, on Friday, April 25, 2014, Margaret Barrett of North West Brook in her 81st year. Predeceased by husband James in 2009. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons: Walter of North West Brook, Enos (Gloria) of Clarenville, and Ralph (Edna) of North West Brook; daughters: Liz Barrett of Alberta, Jane Wade (Harold) of Mount Pearl, Emma Holloway (Hedley) of Lethbridge, Lisa Barrett (Dean Wiseman) of Musgravetown, Beverly Hobbs (Colin) of Lethbridge, Rose Barrett (John Drodge) of Little Hearts Ease and Sandra Keats (Melbourne) of North West Brook; 24 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral was officiated by Rev. Russell Lodge from Emmanuel United Church, North West Brook on Sunday April 27, 2014 with interment following at United Church Cemetery, North West Brook. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundons Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

Allister Greening
Passed on: April 24th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on April 24, 2014, Allister Greening, age 87, from Port Blandford. Predeceased by his wife, Evelyn. Mourning his lost, while celebrating his life - his loving family Sylvia (Calvin), Glenys (Alvin), Carol, Derek (Tammlyn); Grandchildren - Paul, Patricia, Blair, Arlene, Wade, Devon, Danilee & Jordon; great grandchildren, Jessica, Lucas, Laura, Leo, Jack, Aliyah, Liam & Owen; sister, Marjorie Beatty (Ron) and other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Robert Oldford, took place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
"Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us everyday,
Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear."

Doreen Anderson (Hiscock)
Passed on: April 20th, 2014
Doreen (Hiscock) Anderson
, age 57, passed peacefully but suddenly away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on April 20, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was a kind and loving soul who was predeceased by her husband, Joshua and mother, Irene. Doreen had a huge heart and one of her biggest joys was caring for the children in her life. She had a young imagination, was known for her beautiful smile, a positive personality and touched the hearts of many. She leaves behind her father, Charles; brothers, Chesley (Lela), Bruce (Lynette), Everett (Adelaide) and Graham (Debbie); sisters, Margaret Hampton (Wycliff) and Audrey Stringer (Brian); also extended family including many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rested at the Memorial and Trinity United Church, Deep Bight from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Bob Mercer, took place on April 24, 2014 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word, Luke 2:29

Benjamin George Peddle
Passed on: April 20th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, on April 20, 2014, Benjamin George Peddle, age78, from Port Rexton. Predeceased by his parents, Martin and Isabelle. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Sophie; son, Junior; sisters, Lillian Piercey and Minnie Rex; brother, Levi (Mary) and other relatives and friends. Rested at the Christ Church, Port Rexton from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Eric Squires, took place on April 23, 2014 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
At rest

Princeline Woolridge
Passed on: April 23rd, 2014

Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer, in the presence of her family at The Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on April 23, Princeline Woolridge, age 58 from Dunfield. Predeceased by her father, Ambrose and brother, Gerald Spurrell. Left with fond and loving memories, husband Keith; daughter Tanya & son-in-law Terry Spurrell; two precious grandchildren, Lily & Luke; mother, Rosaline; sisters Alfreda (Ron), Dora (Rocky), Sharon (William); brothers, Rupert (Mary), Henry (Audrey), Warrick (Annie) ; mother-in-law Reubina; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at The Church of The Good Shepherd, Dunfield. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. John Gillam, was held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity. Cremation followed. Donations may be made to The Church of The Good Shepherd, Dunfield. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Rest eternal grant unto Princeline O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon her.

Jacob James Cramm
Passed on: April 19th, 2014

It is with great sadness the family of the late Jacob James Cramm, age 67, from North West Brook, announce his peaceful passing at the Health Science Complex, St. John's on April 19, 2014. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Caroline Cramm. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife, Vera; children, Tony, Julie (Damond) and Natalie (Angus); grandchildren, Jessica, Joey, Candace, Madison, Samantha, Kyle, Gavin and Grayson; brothers, Elmer and Bram (Roxanne); sister, Dianne (Gord) and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Zion Pentecostal Tabernacle, North West Brook and Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour. The funeral service, officiated by Pastor Stephen King, took place from Bethel Pentecostal Church, Hickman's Harbour on April 24, 2014 with interment following. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
To know him was to love him

Alvin Piercey
Passed on: April 24th, 2014

Passed peacefully away on April 24, 2014 at his home in Port Rexton, surrounded by his wife, children & grandchildren. Alvin Piercey in his 74th year, leaving to mourn his loving wife Lorraine, Daughter Lisa (Peter), three sons - Jeff (Arlene), Scott and Shawn, four grandsons - Luke, Benjamin, Joshua and Gabe, one granddaughter Samantha and one great grandson Hunter. Three sisters - Shirley (Ernest), Glenys (Richard), Carol (Nephew Steven), one brother Harold (Peggy), plus a large number of nephews and nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends both far and near. At his request cremation has taken place, he rested at Fewer's Funeral Home in Clarenville, and memorial service took place on April 28, 2014 from Christ Church Port Rexton with interment at the Anglican Cemetery Port Rexton.


May 08, 2014

Leah Adams
Passed on: April 29th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at Gander on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Leah Adams of Milton aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold; parents Walter and Eliza Miller; brother Jacob. Left with fond and loving memories her children; Gail (Dave), Gander and Jim (Lori), Red Deer, AB; grandchildren B.J Norris (Janine), Ricky Stanley (Shannon), Lori-lynn Stanley (Ryan), Sheldon Adams (Savannah), great grandchildren Claire, Dominic, Brayden, Dakota, Brooklyn, Jysanha; sisters Ethel Coish, Burgoyne's Cove, Priscilla Day, Burgoyne's Cove and a large circle of neices, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service took place 2 pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the United Church, Shoal Harbour with interment at Milton George's Brook Cemetery.

George Thomas
Passed on: April 26th, 2014

Passed away suddenly at Placentia Hospital on Saturday, April 26, 2014, George Thomas of Shoal Harbour, aged 74 years. Predeceased by son-in-law Thomas Walsh and brothers Nelson Thomas and Gordon Thomas. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Hampton Marjorie of 52 years; daughters Judy Walsh, Fredericton, NB, Gail (Sheldon Kobewka), Winnipeg, MB and Amanda (Justin Jennings), Shoal Harbour; sons Glenn (Florence), St. John's, Keith (Pauline), Fredericton, NB and Curtis (Angela), Ottawa, ON; nine grandchildren; sisters Gloria (Murdock Nadeau) and Judith (Jerry Fequet), both of St. Paul's River, QC; brother Lloyd (Joan), St. Paul's River, QC; step-brothers Brian (Sharon) and Ross (Brenda), both of Lennoxville, QC; sister-in-law Joyce Thomas, Codroy Valley, and a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and close friends took place at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville on Sunday, May 4, 2014. In his memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.


May 15, 2014

Lewis Simmonds
Passed on: May 9th, 2014

Passed suddenly away at Charlottetown on Friday, May 9, 2014 Lewis Simmonds of Charlottetown, aged 64 years. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Beatrice Simmonds, brother Wallace. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Beryl of 45 years, sons; Jim (Tammy), Charlottetown, Shawn (Theresa), Dawson Creek, BC, and Stephen (Melinda), Calgary, AB, six grandchildren; Victoria, Brady, Nevaeh, Jacob, Sydney, Michael, brothers; Douglas (May), Charlottetown, Arch (Marie), ON, Lester (Marilyn), Charlottetown and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Emmanuel United Church, Charlottetown. Funeral service took place 2 P.M. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Emmanuel United Church, Charlottetown with interment at the Community Cemetery, Charlottetown.

Andrew Joseph (Joe) O'Driscoll
Born: April 7th, 1941
Passed on: May 1st, 2014

Passed peacefully away on May 1, 2014, at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, surrounded by family, Joe O'Driscoll, age 73 from Plate Cove East. Predeceased by his parents, John and Ann O'Driscoll, his brother John, Michael, James & nthony. Leaving to mourn his brothers Jerry (Bridie), Kevin (Shirley) & Raymond; sister-in-laws, Julie & Agnes; nieces, nephews and a large circle of extended family and friends. A cremation took place and a memorial service, officiated by Father Brian Colbert, took place from St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Plate Cove on Saturday, May 10 at 11 am, with inurnment following at the R.C. cemetery, Plate Cove East. To sign online condolences please visit vardysfuneralhome.com
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Rest in peace

Dora Lockyer
Passed on: May 3rd, 2014

Passed away suddenly at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in the presence of her loving family, Dora Lockyer of North Harbour, aged 67 years. Predeceased by first husband Capt. John Fiander (1991), infant baby Theresa; parents Vivian and Stanley Savoury; brothers Frank and Gerald. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Rex of 11 years; son John (Vida); daughter Bessie (Elroy); grandchildren Dora-leigh (Jimmy), Adam, Kelsey and Reanna; a very large circle of loving family (Savoury, Fiander and Lockyer) and friends. Rested at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, North Harbour. Funeral service took place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at St. Matthew's Anglican Church with interment at Anglican Cemetery, North Harbour. In her memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery Fund.


May 22 2014

No Obits


May 29, 2014

P. Roger Janes
Passed on: May 13th, 2014
P. Roger Janes
of Traytown, NL (formerly of Clarenville NL), passed away suddenly at Dartmouth, NS on May 13, 2014, age 86 yrs. Predeceased by sisters Vera Meenan and Isabel Janes, brother George Janes and brothers-in-law Robert Meenan and Gary Ivany. Lovingly remembered by his wife Olive (Young), sister Violetta (Babs) Ivany, Ottawa, brother John Janes (Ada), Clarenville, sister-in-law Reta Phillips, Clarenville; brother-in-law Allan Young (Marie), Twillingate, nieces Doreen Dalley, Linda Murray, Susan Rooney, Dian Brady, Katherine Ferris, Elizabeth Sutton, Doreen de Munnik, Karen Currie, and nephews Robert Janes and Gerald Ivany. Also several great nieces and great nephews whom he adored, as well as a special cousin Sadie Thistle and many friends throughout Canada and the United States. His career spanned 35 years with the Newfoundland Health Department and at retirement he was the administrator of the Gander Hospital District. A Memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at the Memorial United Church, Clarenville, NL on Saturday, June 28, at 2pm. Inurnment at the United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Memorial United Church, Clarenville.
Roger was well known for his love of people and music. He will be greatly missed by many.

Wade Chesley Larson Blundon
Born: April 30th, 1960
Passed on: May 19th, 2014

Passed away suddenly at his home in Clarenville on Monday, May 19, 2014, Wade Blundon aged 54 years. Predeceased by his father Edward, Infant Baby Son, brother Keith, and nephew Patrick Adams. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Marian of 30 years; children Ashley (Wayne Russill) and Brittany (Jon Best); grandchildren Aaliyah Best and Cale Russill; mother Ethel, brother Kevin (Denise), sisters Wanda (Dave Hynes), Kathy (Craig Haines) and Beverley (Todd Winsor); sisters-in-law Leona (Dave Brake), Betty (Lloyd Cokes) and Anne Cox, brothers-in-law Owen (Lucy), Ed Cox, Calvin Cox (Liz), Chris Cox (Georgina) and Jack Cox; aunts Vinie Martin (Lloyd), Linda Lethbridge, Gladys Blundon, Joan Brennan, and uncle Watson Blundon (Vernice); nieces Megan, Chantille, Kathleen, Kiana, Michelle, Deanna, Glenda, Samantha, Jennifer, Kimberley, Natasha, and Holly; nephews Christopher Hynes, Michael, Mitchell, Chad, Jordan, Shane, Dave, Riley, Marcus, Steve, Jeremy, John, Garland, Josh, Christopher Cox, and a large circle of friends and family. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Memorial United Church, Clarenville. Cremation has taken place with interment at a later date.

Roy C. Price
Passed on: May 8th, 2014

Passed away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Thursday, May 8, 2014, Roy Price of Port Rexton, aged 98 years. Predeceased by wife Marguerite, 56 years of marriage. Left with fond and loving memories his son Rodney (Carole), Pickering, ON; granddaughter Melissa (Bradley); brother James (Jim) and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Christ Church, Port Rexton. Funeral service took place on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Christ Church, Port Rexton with interment at Trinity East - Port Rexton Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

 

 

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