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The Packet Obituaries
October 2002

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

 

October 7, 2002

BRENNAN, Samuel Patrick
(1916-2002)

It is with great sadness that the family of Sam Brennan announce his entering into eternal rest on Sept. 17, 2002, aged 86 years, at Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley, BC. Sam was born in Summerville, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland and lived there until 1970 when he moved to Whitehorse, Yukon. Sam was a veteran of World War II having served in H.M Royal Navy. He is predeceased by his wife, Mary (1991); son, James (1971); daughter, Mary (1999), his parents Edward and Elizabeth (Ducey) Brennan; brothers, Jim, Jack, Ted and Bill sisters, Nell and Mabel; and two infant brothers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Ed (Linda); daughters Margaret, Mabel (Larry) and Phyllis (Dave); son-in-law, Dick Wheeler sisters, Nell (Roger) and Dot; one brother, Al (Frances); sisters-in-law Kay, Angela, Violet and Kay; 27 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Funeral took place Sat., Sept. 21, 2002 at 2 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Bezanson, Alberta, with interment at TeePee Creek Cemetety, TeePee Creek, Alberta.

ELLIS, Malcolm
(of George's Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Malcolm Ellis announce his passing at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial: Hospital in Clarenville on Sept. 19, 2002, at the age of 65 years. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Margaret of almost 45 years; sons, Morgan (Glenda) of George's Brook and Shawn (Stacey) of George's Brook; daughters, Glennis (Perry Warford) Ellis of Hamilton, Ontario, Christine (Randy) George of Hamilton, Ontario, Doris (Mike) Berniquer of Hamilton, Ontario and Penny (Kevin) McCarthy of George's Brook; grandchildren, Randy George, Lacey Warford, Matthew Berniquer, Sarah Berniquer, Dylan Ellis, Brandon Ellis and Cameron Ellis; sister, Effie; brothers, Watson, Walter, Bill, Ed, Manuel, Reg and Ralph. Also, a number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Clarence and Jane Ellis; Sisters, Kate and Dulcie May; brothers, Stanley, Uriah, Clarence and Ernest; and his grandchildren, Fallon and Shane. Funeral took place at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, George's Brook on Sunday, Sept.22, 2002, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.
"Gone to run with the big dogs."

STROWBRIDGE, John
Passed peacefully away at  Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tues., Oct. 1, 2002, John Strowbridge of Lethbridge, aged 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Dora of 53 years; brother, Cyril of Wreck Cove; sister, Hannah Vallis (Edwin) of Dartmouth, NS; nephew, Derek Vallis (Beth) of Dartmouth, NS; and other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Fri., Oct. 4, 2002, from Anglican Church, Lethbridge with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Lethbridge. Donations in his memory may be made to the Anglican Cemetery Fund, Lethbridge.

ANSTEY, John J.
Passed away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, Sept. 26, 2002, John J. Anstey formerly of Catalina, aged 91 years, 9 months. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Emma of 68 years; daughters, Martha Brown at Paradise, Debbie (Jake Dalton) at Catalina, Daphne (Joe Stead) at Fort McMurray, AB and Queenie (Hondus Jennings) at Fort McMurray, AB; sons, Sylvester (Jane) at Centreville, Patrick (Marie) at Centreville; Israel (Maria) at Catalina and Wayne (Elizabeth) at Catalina; 26 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Elsie Pickett at Lakeside Home, Gander and Mabel Horlick at Trinity, Bonavista Bay; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Strathie's Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral took place from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Catalina, 2 p.rn., Sept.29, 2002.


October 14, 2002

MACKEY, Richard
Surrounded by his loving wife, brother and mother-in-law, Richard, age 56, passed peacefully away in his home in Dunfield on Sept.30, 2002. He leaves to mourn wife, Linda; son, Shannon (girlfriend, Brandy), mother-in-law, Vera; brothers, Karan, Bill (Aggie), Lewis, Vincent, Andrew and Tony; sisters, Ann, Cecelia (Bern) Donovan, Elizabeth (Doug) Eddy, Angela (Patrick) Furlong, Gertie (Sam) Walsh, Dot (Ken) Hiscock, Judy (Leo) Humby, Florence and Ruth. He also leaves a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was a member of the Lions Club and will he sadly missed by those. Rested at the Church of the Good Sheppard until he was transported to the St. Pauls Church in Trinity just before the Funeral Liturgy on Oct. 3, 2002. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Trinity. Officiating clergy were Rev. Nelson R .J. Chatman and Rev. James Miller, server Corey Barnes and organist Mrs. Marion Fleet. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
His joy was in serving others.


October 21, 2002

Locke, Gordon H.
Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Care Centre on Oct. 16, 2002, aged 82 years, Gordon H. Locke of Port Rexton. Predeceased by his son, Erwin. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Joan (nee King) of Port Rexton; three sons, Alfred (Theresa) of Labrador City; Wayne (Marie) of Dunfield and Keith (Ruby) of Moncton NB; one daughter, Donna (Joseph (Bud) Pennell) of Toronto ON; one daughter-in-law, Barbara of Port Rexton; two sisters, Florence Dewling and Evelyn Marsh; one brother-in-law, Gordon King; one sister-in-law, Maxine King; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; also other relatives and friends. Rested at Mortuary Chapel, Trinity. Funeral service at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity.

BARNES, Carl Curtis
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, October 15, 2002, Carl Curtis Barnes of Shoal Harbour in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Martha of 63 years; son, Jim Barnes of Shoal Harbour; brother-in-law, Austin Hollett (Thelma) of Burin; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Friday, October 18, 2002 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shoal Harbour United Church, Church fund.

LEGGE, Samuel
Passed away suddenly at Central Newfoundland Regional Health Care Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor on Monday, October 14, 2002, Samuel Legge of Jamestown, aged 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Dora of 46 years; sons, Paul of Scarborough, ON and Tony (Sharon) of Morinville, AB; grandchildren, David and Ryan Legge; sister-in-law, June Oldford; nieces, Traci and Heather Oldford; and a circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Friday, October 18, 2002 from St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown with interment at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Jamestown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church, Jamestown.


October 28, 2002

ABBOTT, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Friday, October 18, 2002, Elizabeth Abbott of Summerville, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husband, Abel (1980); and grandson, Allison (1981). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Jenny (Albion Humby) of Summerville, Phyllis (Max Pinsent) of Mount Pearl and Marcella (Wallace Furlong) of White Court, AB; son, Job (Marilyn) of Mount Pearl; brothers, Harry Lane (Evelyn) of Toronto, ON and William Lane of Summerville; seven grand-children; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grand-child; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at United Church, Summerville. Funeral service took place on Monday, October 21, 2002 from United Church, Summerville with interment at United Cemetery, Summerville. In her memory donations may be made to Summerville United Church.
We don't remember days; we remember moments.

WISEMAN, John. T.
Passed peacefully away on September 28, 2002 at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital Clarenville, John T. Wiseman of Newman's Cove in his 79th year. Predeceased by wife, Ethel in January 2002. Left to mourn son, Bennett (Shirley) of Grand Bank; two daughters, Bernice (Glen) Romaine of St. John's and Blanche (Hayward) Keats of Newman's Cove; six grandchildren and spouses, three very special great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pearl Ford of Bonavista and Mae (Kris) Hallederson of British Columbia; two brothers-in-law, Howard (Mary) Cole of Amherst Cove and Leslie (Rita) Cole of Grand Falls, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral service was held on Saturday October 1, 2002 conducted by Rev. Wayne Short and Rev. Chris Andrews. In lieu of flowers, donations are being made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 

 

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