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The Packet
October 2004

 

 

The Packet

October 4, 2004

KURTIS BARRINGTON-NORRIS

September 15, 1982 - September 24, 2004

Passed away suddenly at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Friday, September 24, Kurtis Barrington- Norris of North West Brook in his 22nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, parents Beverley and Gerald at North West Brook; brothers Dennis (Anita) at Come By Chance and Corey at Toronto; grandparents Howard and Ruby Barrington at Swift Current; grandmother Mary Critch at Deer Lake; nieces Julia and Adriana; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Rested at Blundon’s Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor D. Mews and Pstor D. Mercer on September 28, 2004, from Zion Pentecostal Church, North West Brook, with cremation following

“What we keep in memory is ours forever.”

Monks, Gladys - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, St. John’s, on Wednesday, September 29, 2004, Gladys Monks of Arnold’s Cove, aged 69 years. Predeceased by her husband Fred. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Mavis Tylor (Kalven) at Australia; sons Henry (Cavell) at Arnold’s Cove and Larry at Arnold’s Cove; sisters Marie (Ralph Butt) at St. John’s and Ruby (Ralph Hillier) at Lamaline; brothers Winston Smith (Beulah) at Fortune and Levi Smith (Dinah) at Baine Harbour; four grandchildren Krista, Jonathan, Evan and Lauren; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Arnold’s Cove. Funeral service held at 2 p.m., October 2, 2004, from St. Michael’s All Angels Anglican Church, Arnold’s Cove, with interment at Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold’s Cove. In her memory donations may be made to Dr. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic, St. John’s.

Jacobs, Hayward - Passed peacefully away at the palliative care unit at the Miller Center in St. John’s, NL., on Friday, September 24, 2004, Hayward Jacobs in his 82nd year of Little Hearts Ease. Predeceased by his wife Nellie and grandson Robbie. Left with fond and loving memories his daughters Mary Lambert (Clyde) at Conception Bay South, Florence Spurrell (Clyde) at Little Hearts Ease, Glenda Chaulk (Keith) at Toronto, Ontario, and Jean Hineman at Toronto, Ontario; son Rex Lambert (Mary) at Ajax, Ontario; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral took place on Monday, September 27, 2004, at 2 p.m., from the Salvation Army Church, Little Hearts Ease, with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease. In his memory, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church, Little Hearts Ease.

Stringer, George - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Thursday, September 23, 2004, George Stringer of Little Hearts Ease, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife Marion and son Leonard. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons Gerald (Mildred) at Action, Ontario, Ronald (Selina) at Little Hearts Ease, Ralph (Eileen) at Paradise, and Alonzo (Eleanor) at Chamberlains; daughter-in-law Linda Charbeneau at Brampton, Ontario; sister Major Gladys Stringer at Topsail; brother Levi Stringer (Alma) at Adeytown and Nehemiah Sringer (Effie) at Long Pond; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service held Saturday, September 25, 2004, from Bethel United Church, Little Hearts Ease, with interment at United Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.

Marianna Goodman - May 13, 1917 - September 21, 2004 - Passed away peacefully at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, September 21, Marianna Goodman of Port Blandford, originally from Winnipeg, in her 87th year. Predeceased by husband Barney, daughter Dorothy (Richard) Flemming, son Gerald (Sue) and her brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons Bryan (Rowena) at Port Blandford, Joe (Helen Lemecka) at Winnipeg and Lyle (Ruth) at Kitchener; and daughter June (Ted Tracey) at Delta, BC. Funeral service was officiated by Bruce Rideout on September 21, 2004, from Alton United Church, Port Blandford, with cremation following. Pallbearers were Bryan Goodman, Brian Loder, Gerald Tucker, Glynn Reid, Ned Skiffington and Gerald Phillips. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Blundon’s Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

“WE CARE” 

“Never more than a thought away,

quietly remembered every day”

The Packet

October 11, 2004

Patey, Donald - Passed away suddenly on October 2, 2004, Donald Patey, age 76, from Elliott’s Cove. Predeceased by his parents Adolphus and Elsie and brothers George and Gilbert. Don will be greatly missed by his wife Dot (nee Reid); children Joan (Al.) And Rick (Cindy); as well as his grandchildren Jamie (Lori), Angie, Megan and Amanda; great-grandchildren Mitchell, Makaila, Heather, Rafe and Parker; sister Inez Smith; sister-in-law Florence; along with a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Central United Church from where the funeral service, officiated by Mrs. Elsie Squires, took place on Monday, October 4, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

At peace with nature and with God.

Watton, John Taylor - It is with great sadness the family announce the sudden passing of John Taylor Watton, age 75, from Hickman’s Harbour. Predeceased by parents William and Elsie; son William; daughter Rosey; and brother-in-law Hubert. Wonderful memories of him will always be cherished by his wife of 54 years, Bina. He also leaves to mourn sons Levi (Maxine), Donald (Evelyn), Sydney (Wendy) and Roland; daughters Cassie (Raymond Whalen), Doreen (Garfield Marsh) and Janet (Neil Smith); 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers Ira (Nellie), Roy (Linda), Winston (Eileen) and Lester (Jemina); sister Audrey Marsh; sister-in-law Violet; brother-in-law Gordon; and other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island. Funeral service, officiated by Mrs. Elsie Squires, took place on Thursday, October 7, from the United Church, Hickman’s Harbour, with interment following.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

“This is my commandment that you love one another.”
 

Brinston, Raymond Gordon - Passed away suddenly at the Health Science Complex, St. John’s, October 2, 2004, Raymond Gordon Brinston, age 66, from Swift Current. Predeceased by father Josiah Brinston and sister Ruby Snook. Leaving to mourn, his wife of 37 years, Georgina; daughters Amanda (Lionel Byrd) at Terrenceville and Doreen (Edward Butler) at Red Harbour; mother Meta Brinston at Clarke’s Beach; brother Albert (Rosie) at Goobies; brother-in-law Ben Snook at Clarenville; grandchildren Andy, Ashley, Lionel, Aaron and Brittany; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Bethany United Church, Swift Current from where the funeral service, officiated by Mr. Ben Snook, took place on October 5, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

Sleep on now and take your rest.
 

Williams, Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Health Care Hospital, Bonavista, on September 28, 2004, Joseph Williams, age 87, from Bunyans Cove. Predeceased by wife Minnie (December 24, 2003). Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his daughter Marcella (Robert Burt), sons Walter (Carol) and Melvin (Amby); seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister Ethel (Alex Lockyer); brothers Edgar and Wilson; nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Paul’s United Church, Bunyans Cove, from where the funeral service officiated by Mr. Bruce Rideout, took place on Friday, October 1, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

Raymond Allister Troke

Louisbourg

Nov. 18, 1948 - Oct. 3, 2004

Raymond Allister Troke of Louisbourg passed away peacefully at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Gordon and Christina (Johnston) Troke. Raymond graduated from St. Francis Xavier University and worked for Parks Canada for 30 years in the field of heritage planning and interpretation. In 1974, he became visitor services officer at the Halifax Citadel. In the early to mid 1980's, Ray became a unit manager with the National Museums Association, overseeing the Museums Assistance Program. Ray returned to Parks Canada in 1986 as area interpretation officer for national historic sites in Newfoundland and Labrador. Aside from his involvement with Parks Canada, Ray volunteered on the board of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. In 1998 he retired from Parks Canada to work as a consultant in the field, and developed conservation and/or interpretation plans for Cupids and the Cupids Museum, the Mockbeggar Plantation provincial historic site at Bonavista, the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse exhibit and numerous others. He also served as heritage planner for the Sir. William F. Coaker Heritage Foundation at Port Union. There he carried out extensive research and planning, laying the groundwork for that important initiative. He also developed an interpretive plan for the town Elliston on behalf of Tourism Elliston. In 2000 he assumed the position of General Manager with the Bonavista Historic Townscape  Foundation, overseeing several important initiatives including the Historic Properties Investment Program. He is survived by sister, Gloria, Kentville; brother Roy (Mary Ann), Hornes Road, Albert Bridge and brother, Lawrence (Molly), Louisbourg; and several nieces and nephews. Beside his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Duncan and Joseph in infancy and one brother Ken. Visitation took place Tuesday, 7 - 9 p.m., and Wednesday 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m., at S.W. Chant and Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney. Funeral services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the First United Church, Main Street, Louisbourg, with Rev. Dr. Lee Kelly officiating. Donations can be made to The Raymond Troke Heritage Preservation Fund, c/o Bonavista Historic Townscape Foundation, P. O.  Box 10, Bonavista Nfld., AOC 1B0. Family would like to thank Dr. Wawrzyszyn, palliative care doctors and nursing staff for their compassion and hard work. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home in Sydney.

The Packet

October 18, 2004

REGINALD LLOYD SHIRRAN - June 22, 1936 - October 9, 2004 

Shirran, Reginald Lloyd - Passed away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 9, 2004, Lloyd Shirran of Bonavista. Was reunited with his wife, Elsie; son, Randy; and brother, Wilson. He will be missed by his sons, Terry and Wayne; brothers, Roy and Donald and many wonderful relatives and friends. Rested at Strathie’s Funeral Home. Funeral services officiated by Reverend Tony Cole on Thursday, October 14, 2004 from Strathie’s Funeral Home, Bonavista with interment at United Church Lookout Cemetery, Bonavista.

Holloway, Frank - Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Hospital on Monday, October 11, 2004, Frank E. Holloway of Port Blandford, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife, Myrtle (1976); son, Norman (1951); his parents, two sisters and three brothers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter, Ivy Mugford (Wayne), Port Blandford and Joyce Reader (Gerald), Bloomfield; sister, Elsie Hobbs, Little Hearts Ease; brothers, Ronald (Hilda), Port Blandford and Lawrence (Minnie), Ontario; four grandchildren, Janice Reader (Darrell), St. John’s, Allan Reader, Bloomfield, Gloria Garisto (Bruno), Port Blanford and Lloyd Mugford (Nicole), Port Blanford; one great-grandson, Nicholas Garisto, Port Blandford and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Aiden’s Anglican Church, Port Blandford. Funeral service held Wednesday, October 13, 2004 from St. Aiden’s Anglican Church, Port Blandford with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Blandford. In his memory donations may be made to St. Aiden’s Church, Port Blandford.

Philpott Leo - Passed away suddenly at Plate Cove East on October 8, 2004, Leo Philpott in his 65th year. Predeceased by his parents Pierce and Johanna Philpott. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Judy; four brothers, Jim (Lizzie) of Tickle Cove, Dominic (Jean), Bill (Kathleen), and Pierce (Patricia) all from Plate Cove East. Two sisters, Helene (Frank) Doyle of Avondale and Bridget (Jerome) Walsh of Ontario. 23 nieces & nephews and 21 great-nieces and nephews, as well as a large number of family and friends. Rested at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Plate Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die

Tilley, Aaron Mons - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, October 13, 2004, Aaron Mons Tilley of Clarenville, aged 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Joan of 59 years; daughters, Virginia (William Meadus), Clarenville, Donna (Mark Murphy), Clarenville, Anne (Randy Williams), Mount Pearl, Joy (Mike Pinsent), Grand Falls-Windsor and Cindi (Kevin Bourne), Sauble Beach, ON; son, Jim (Mary Lou), Clarenville; sisters, June Stanley, Clarenville, Norma Piercey, St. John’s and Ida Tilley, Clarenville; brothers, Alex and Gordon, both of Clarenville; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation held at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 16, 2004 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville. In his memory donations may be made to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 or a charity of ones choice.

Drover: It is with great sadness the family of the late William Lockyer Drover, age 92, from Charlottetown, announce his passing at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on October 13, 2004. Predeceased by his first wife Phylis (1972), great-grandson Adam (1986) and his parents William and Isabel. He leaves to mourn his wife Ena; children Barbara (Wallace), Bernard (Cynthia), Barry (Karen) and Harvey (Valerie); grandchildren Wanda, Faye (Terry), Dwayne (Tina), Stanley, Timmy, Barry, Lewis, Tristan,Tyler, Shalyn and Dennis; seven great-grandchildren; brothers Moses (Stella) and Hedley, and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army, Charlottetown, from where the funeral service, officiated by Captain Charlene Hillier, took place on October 16, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

Let not your heart be troubled;

Ye believe in God, believe also in me.

Marsh: Passed away peacefully at the Bonavista Hospital, Bonavista, on October 10, 2004, Louisa Marsh, age 82, from Dunfield. Predeceased by her husband Arthur, brother Alan Clarke and sister Jackie Clarke. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her son Clifford (Bev); daughter Hazel (Wilfred); grandchildren Steven, Tracey (Gerard), Natasha (Dave) and Vanessa (Geff); one unborn great-grandchild; sisters Maude, Ruby (Edgar), Phoebe (Norman) and Gloria (Jim); sister-in-law Lillian; brother-in-law Gus; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. Rested at the Anglican Church, Dunfield, from where the funeral service officiated by Rev. Jim Beaton, took place on October 14. Louisa was laid to rest at the Anglican Cemetery in Trinity. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

Forever in our hearts.

Anstey, Israel T.- Passed away suddenly Saturday, October 2, 2004, Israel Anstey of Catalina, aged 59 years. Left to mourn with fond and cherished memories wife Marina of 39 years; sons Tony (Melinda) at Labrador City, Rodney (Bonnie) and Frederick (Tracey) at Catalina; grandchildren Nikki, Ashley, Samantha, Brady, Janelle, Melissa and Matthew; mother Emma at Paradise; sisters Martha Brown at Paradise, Debbie (Jake Dalton) at Catalina, Daphne (Joe Stead), Queenie (Hondus Jennings) at Fort McMurray; brothers Sylvester (Jane) at Centerville, Wayne (Elizabeth) at Catalina and Patrick (Marie) at Centerville; sisters- in-law Rosalind Walter, Marilyn Dawe and Beverley Blanchette; brother-in-law Samson Hancock; aunts Mable Horlick and Elsie Pickett; and a large circle of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including Will and Amy Sheppard. Rested at Strathie’s Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral took place Tuesday, October 5, 2004, from St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Catalina.

You will live forever in our hearts.

Hobbs, Stella - Passed peacefully away at Bunyan’s Cove on Friday, October 15, 2004, Stella Hobbs of Bunyan’s Cove, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Hobbs, father Eldon Tucker, mother Sarah Keats, sister Mary Anna Hobbs, brothers Norman Tucker and Hedley Tucker. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters Shirley Penney (Eddie Gerald) at Bunyan’s Cove. Shelia Waye at Bloomfield and Velma Gould (Raymond) at Winterbrook; son Thomas Eldon Hobbs (Doreen) at Bunyan’s Cove; son-in-law Wilfred Waye at Clarenville; sister Daisy Hobbs (Ford) at Bunyan’s Cove and Ida Powell at Charlottetown; sister-in-law Maxine Oldford at Deer Lake; brothers Clifford Tucker at Bunyan’s Cove and Tobias Tucker (Annie) at Bunyan’s Cove; grandchildren Brenda, Loretta, Geraldine, Jordan, Jason, Roxanne and Nancy; great-grandchildren Keana, Riana, Mackenzie, Ryan and Alyssa; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Anglican Church, Bunyan’s Cove. Funeral service held on Monday, October 18, 2004, from Anglican Church, Bunyan’s Cove, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Bunyan’s Cove.

Simmonds, Sarah Elizabeth (Cora) - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday 17, 2004, Sarah Elizabeth (Cora) Simmonds of Charlottetown, aged 78 years. Predeceased by her husband Arthur John; grandson Peter Hurley and son-in-law John R. Hurley. Leaving to mourn hr four daughters Bertha (late John Hurley), Violet Power (Tom), Lilly Simmonds and Vonne Maclam (Brian); three sons Robert (Linda), Joseph (Cynthia) and Lorne (Debbie); grandchildren Kelly (Bruno), John (Susan), Chris (Trina), Joey, Michael (Dana), Joanne (Randy), Ronald (Krista), Kelly, Ryan, Jennifer, Shane, Heather, Diana and Cordell; great-grandchildren Melinda, Angela, Abigail, Nicholas, Denise, Andrew, A. J., Aiden, Leah and Jason; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, October 20, 2004, from the United Church, Charlottetown, with interment at United Cemetery, Charlottetown. In her memory, donations to Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital are gratefully accepted.

EDWARD LEYTE: July 18, 1927 - October 13, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 13, Edward Leyte of Lethbridge in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Annie of 51 years; sons Lawrence Osmond (Patricia) at Lethbridge and Melvin Osmond (Shirley) at Campbellton; daughters Pearl Snow at Campbellton, Louise Fudge (Bert) at New Stead and Melvina Hill (William) at Scarborough; daughter-in-law Sherry Leyte at Shoal Harbour; and a large number grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by son Edward Junior, three sisters and four brothers. Pallbearers were Ivan Penney, Larry Penney, Max Welsh, Hanuel Holloway, Freeman Keats and Alex Hobbs. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor S. J. Wiseman on October 16 from the Pentecostal Church, Bunyan’s Cove, with interment following at Pentecostal Cemetery, Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon’s Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.

“We have passed from death unto life.”

 

 

Transcribed by Joe Duffett (March 2005)

Page Last Modified: Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST

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