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The Packet
October 2008

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

 

The Packet
October 6, 2008

SMITH, Harold Taylor - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on September 26, 2008, Harold Taylor Smith, age 82, from Hodges Cove. Predeceased by parents, Isaac and Johanna; grandchild, Trevor, sisters; Sarah and Flora; brothers, Stephen, Roland and Eliab. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Katherine (Katie); daughters, Sharon (Frank), Wanda (Hayward), Mary (Angus); grandchildren, Chris, Nora, Heather, Charlene, Matthew, Mitchell and Jenelle; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Blake; sister, Laura and other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Hodges Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Nelson Chatman, assisted by Rev. Myrna Vey, took place on September 29, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
His friendship was an inspiration, his love a blessing

SHEPPARD, John - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on September 20, 2008, John Sheppard, age 93, from Sunnyside. Predeceased by wife, Ethel, sister, Elizabeth, brothers, Kenneth, Eli, Harvey and Frank. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children, David (Dianne), Eldred (Shirley), Roslind (Roy) Stoyles, Joan (Melvin) Reid, Lorraine (Gordon) Green; 15 grandchildren (including Kelso (Mary) who was raised by John); 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Andrews Anglican Church, Sunnyside from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Glenn Small took place on September 23, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
He lives with us in memory and will forever more

CLARKE, Alexander (San) - It is with great sadness we announce the tragic passing of Alexander (San) Clarke, age 62, from Goose Cove, at Ocean Pond on September 22, 2008. Leaving to mourn his great loss are his wife, Suzanne; sons, Michael (Laura), Kevin (Dawn), and Tony; darling grandchildren, Paula and Trevor, special grandchildren, Andrew Kelly, Annette (Neil) Trask, Todd (Megan) Mouland; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Benjamin and Rebecca; brothers, Don (Dora), Jack (Evelyn), Sterling (Linda), Mark (Stephanie), Hugh (Linda), Harold (Nadine); sisters, Jean (Clarence) Green, Ruby (Alex) Penney (deceased), Charolette (Dave) Collins, Olive (Lloyd) Coish, Norma (Horace) Hookey, Winnifred (Gordon-deceased) Hookey, Hazel (Gary) Goldsworthy; sis­ter-in-law, Barbara (Melvin) Johnson; brother-in-law Bud (Pauline) Bartlett and a large number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rested at the Mortuary Chapel Funeral service, officiated by Rev. Robert Oldford, took place from St. Paul's Church, Trinity on September 28, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
At peace with nature and with God

PHILPOTT, Mary Catherine - We regret to announce the passing of Mary Catherine Philpott, age 80, from Plate Cove West, on September 23, 2008 at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville. Predeceased by husband, Jack. Leaving to mourn are her children, Florence, Raymond, Ronald, Albert, Gertrude, Dorothy, Ignatius, Gerard, Gerald, Edna, Anthony, and Adrian; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Patrick's Parish, Plate Cove, from where the funeral service, officiated by Father David Joy, took place on September 26, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island, FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Her memory is enshrined in our hearts

WHALEY, Eunice 1909-2008 - Passed away peacefully after a long and healthy life of 99 years. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she moved to Pamesville, Ohio and later to Adeytown and, most recently, to St. John's, NL. Predeceased by her husband Miles and her grandson Michael, Eunice is survived by her daughter Dianna Erbland (Alex); her grandchildren, Ann (Robert), Stephen (Neachel) ana Julie (Dawn); and great-grandchildren, Nathanial and Marissa Eunice was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family and many friends at Hoyles Complex. A period of visitation took place at Garnell's Funeral Home, St. John's on Saturday, September 27, from 5-7 p.m. where upon her remains were transferred to Clarenville for visitation at Fewer's Funeral Home from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, September 28 Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery in Adeytown, Trinity Bay, In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hoyles-Escasoni Foundation 10 Escasoni Place St. John's, NL. A1A 3R6. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit wwwcarnells.com

BENEDICT, Georgina Lydia "Dolly" - 75, Canning, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2008, surrounded by her family in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in George's Brook, NL, Dolly was a daughter of the late John and Delilah (Bailey) Ploughman. Georgina "Dolly" was a wonderful mother, loving wife and a caring grandmother. She raised her family in Greenwich and in 2003 she and her husband, Delbert moved to Canning. A part of her heart always belonged to Newfoundland. Dolly loved music and enjoyed singing and playing gui­tar. She was a loving and patient person whose positive attitude and easy laughter will be sadly missed by her many family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Delbert Benedict, Canning; her children who will always treasure her memory and spirit, daughters, Heather (Ivan) Bishop, Canaan, Connie (Stan) Schofield, Gaspereau; sons, Darrell (Barbara) Benedict, Sheffield Mills, Dana Benedict, Canaan; grandchildren, Justin and Erin Bishop, Ryan and Brenton Gertridge, Alex and Abigail Schofield, Rhianon Benedict (they will miss their nana); brother, Colin Ploughman, Scotland; sisters, Beulah Florio, New Jersey, Effie Hodder, George's Brook, NL, Mae (Milford) Corkum, Port Williams; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Dolly was predeceased by her son, Douglas Fluck; broth­ers, Bernard, Ben, Eric, Edwin and Ralph Ploughman; sisters, Doris Warren, Deborah Taverner and Edna (Corkum) Tipple.

AVERY, Susanna - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday, September 28th, 2008 Susanna Avery of Long Beach aged 101 yeats. Predeceased by her husband William, brother Fred and sister Dorothy. Left with fond and loving memories her sons Wilson (Beulah) of Long Beach and Eldred (Jean) of Long Beach; sisters Bessie residing at Agnes Pratt Nursing Home and Edna residing at Clarenville Retirement Center; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Rested at St Mark's Anglican Church in Long Beach. Funeral service held on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 from St. Mark's Church with interment at the United Cemetery in Long Beach. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the United Church in Hodges Cove


The Packet
October 16, 2008

READER, Jessie - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, October 4, 2008, Jessie Reader of Bloomfield, aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband, Ashwell. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons, Gerald (Joyce), Bloomfield and James (Marion), Bloomfield; grandchildren, Janice Reader(Darrell) and Allan Reader and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Monday, October 6, 2008 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to Heritage United Church, Musgravetown.

HOUSE, Matilda Jane - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of MATILDA HOUSE, on September 30, 2008 at age 88 years. She was known to many as "Aunt Tillie" from Port Union, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by her husband, Peter, son, John, daughter, Gloria, brothers: James, Charlie, and Daniel; leaving to mourn are her daughter-in-law, Joan, two grandchildren, Cairine and Christopher; also leaving to mourn are two sisters: Pearl (George, predeceased) Allen, and Stella (Nicholas) Ford, as well as a number of close relatives and friends. Rested at Strathie's Funeral Home in Catalina, Trinity Bay. Funeral service officiated by Majors Terry and Roxann Feltham at the Salvation Army Citadel in Bonavista NL, Friday, October, 3, 2008, with interment following.
She will be remembered and sadly missed by all those whose lives she touched.

BARRETT, Emmie - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, Emmie Barrett (nee Pearce) of Arnold's Cove, aged 61 years. Predeceased by her father, Lemuel Pearce, sister, Velma Smith and brother-in-law, Kenneth Barrett. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Walter of 44 years; sons, Glenn (Debbie), Southern Harbour and Jerry (Sheila), Arnold's Cove; mother, Hannabella Pearce; grandchildren: Giselle, Brady, Bailey, Mandy and Dylan; sisters: Joyce (Eldred Williams), Arnold's Cove, Ethel Barrett, Come By Chance, Jessie Myles, Mount Pearl and Judy (Nelson Hynes), Arnold's Cove; brothers, Wade Pearce (Thelma), Arnold's Cove, Randy Pearce, Arnold's Cove and Ray Pearce (Bertha), Come By Chance; brother-in-law Clyde (Pauline), Arnold's Cove and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. Funeral service held on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at United Church, Arnold's Cove with interment at Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In her memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.

VARDY, Raymond - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Wilfred Raymond Vardy, age 75, from Hickman's Harbour at the L.A. Miller Centre, St. John's on October 4, 2008. Predeceased by parents, James and Belle Vardy, brothers, Bill, Jim, Scott; sister, Sarah (Sally) and sister-in-law, Nellie. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife, Geraldine, daughters, Sharon Vardy (Paul King), Lily Pittman (Elvis) and Rhonda Bennett (Mike), grandchildren, Angle (Rob), Gerrie Ann (Mike), Michael (Natalie). Ryan, Justen, Shasta (Donnie), great-grandchildren, Breanna, Ryder and Aiden, brothers: Ralph (Lorriane), Clyde (Charlotte), Charle (Pat), Ross (Ruby), sisters, Dulice Brown (Jim), Olive Elkins (Arthur), sisters-in-law, Edith Vardy and Barbara Wiseman, Geraldine's brothers, sisters and families, nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. Funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, took place from the United Church, Hickman's Harbour on Wednesday, October 8, 2 p.m. with interment following. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ambulatory Care, Health Science Complex are greatly appreciated. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Forever in our hearts

BROWN, Laura - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, on October 2, 2008, age 103, Laura Brown, formerly from Amherst Cove. Predeceased by husband, Llewellyn. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons, Wilson (Dodie), Garry (Lorraine), daughter, Dorothy (Chris North); grandchildren, Clifford and Allison Brown and their mother, Coleen May, Wendy Tucker (Paul), Glenn Hodder (Cassie), Lori Hodder (Norm) and their father, Howard Hodder; six great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home and St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Amherst Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Eric Squires, took place on Sunday, October 5, 2008 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Lasting memories last forever

KNOX, Susie - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, October 5, 2008, Susie Knox of Lethbridge, aged 84 years. Predeceased by husband, William; son, David and wife, Minnie; parents, Fred and Margaret Blundon and brother-in-law, Robert Collins. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Michael (Shirley), Sudbury, ON and Andre (Stella), Orangeviile, ON; sister, Adelia Collins; brothers, Reg Blundon (Emmie), Tom Blundon (Berenetta) and Melvin Blundon; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 from United Church, Lethbridge with interment at United Cemetery, Lethbridge. In her memory donations may be made to Charleston Legion or United Church, Lethbridge.


The Packet
October 23, 2008

LESLIE BAILEY
January 28, 1929 - October 12, 2008

Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 2008, Leslie Bailey of George's Brook in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 55 years, Madge; sons: Mansfield of George's Brook, Arthur and fiancee Elizabeth Lane of Port Union, Stephen and wife Lilly of Clarenville; daughter: Winnie Drodge Bailey and boyfriend Abraham Budgell of Peterview, grandson: Jeremy; granddaughter: Vanessa; great-grandson: Zander; and brother: Joseph Baker; plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by mother Amy Ann Baker and father Aaron Adams. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor Dennis Newbury and Pastor Andrews from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, George's Brook on October 15, 2008 with interment following at Milton/George's Brook Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Rick Logan, Shawn Luther, Alt Walters, Danny Ivany, Dave Higdon, and Richard Miller. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.
"Gone but not forgotten"
To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com

ANNIE C. KELLY
1913-2008

Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on October 12, 2008 surrounded by her family. Predeceased by husband Samuel B. and infant daughter Annie. Leaving to mourn her loving family Mary Kelly, Tickle Cove with whom she resided, Geraldine Philpott, Waterdown, ON and Eileen (Adrian) Barren, Whitbourne; son Peter (Theresa) Kelly, Brantford, ON; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, many devoted nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. Funeral arrangements by Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Wake service was held at Tickle Cove Bonavista Bay Community Center. Funeral services held at Sacred Heart Church, Open Hall on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Open Hall.

ELLA MAXINE PAYNE
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, October 12, 2008, Ella Maxine Payne of George's Brook, aged 71 years. Predeceased by daughter Geraldine Payne, son Stephen Payne; parents Jenny and Stephen Chatman and sister Lillian Marguerite Chatman. Leaving to mourn with fond and lov­ing memories her husband Herbert of 40 years; son Marvin Payne, George's Brook; sisters Yvonne Greening (Willy), Jamestown, Elsie Simmons, Lethbridge and Loretta Elliott (Garfield), Elliott's Cove; brothers Hiram Chatman (Belinda), Canning's Cove, Maxwell Chatman (Joan), Canning's Cove, Leslie Chatman (Ella), Bunyan's Cove and Gary (Theresa), Open Hall and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Milton-George's Brook Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Payne family.

FISHER, Ada Mary - It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of a wonderful wife and mother. Ada Mary Fisher (nee Mitchell) passed peacefully away on Monday, October 13, 2008 in her 65th year. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Jessie, brothers Gilbert, Albert, Sidney and sister Wavey. Leaving to mourn her devoted husband Edward, daughter Trudy Gosse (Dennis) and son Thomas; sisters, Elsie Hamlyn (Frank), Ruby White, Louise Flynn (Junior), Joyce Scott, brothers, Harry (Audrey), Melvin (Jean), Eugene (Bridget) and Calvin (Ethel) and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral took place on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at the United Church, Twillingate. Interment followed at the Durrell United Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
"From our arms to yours, O Lord"


The Packet
October 30, 2008

EDDY, Audrey Mary Louise - Passed peacefully away surrounded by family, at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, Audrey Eddy of Garden Cove, aged 78 years. Leaving to mourn her lifetime love and husband of 58 years, Boyd; children, Paulette (Elliott Worthen), Jerry, Christine, Susan (John Higgins), Donna (Rick Phillips) and Scott; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Don and Ivan Brinston; sister, Betty Bussey and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the United Church, Garden Cove. Funeral service held on Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 from Garden Cove United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Garden Cove. In her memory donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.

HISCOCK, Bradley - Passed away tragically at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, Brad Hiscock of Shoal Harbour, aged 30 years. Predeceased by grandparents, John and Hilda Andrews. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Krista; son, Aaron; daughter, Jenna; parents, Calvin and Violet Hiscock; parents-in-law, Roy and Velma Percy; brothers, Lome (Lorna), nephew, Jorden and niece, Haven, Keith (VanessaJ, Darrell (Amy); sister, Natalie (Dave); brother-in-law, Robert Percy (Melissa); sisters-in-law, Karla and Ashley; grandparents, Joyce and Gilbert Hiscock; many aunts and uncles along with a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Sunday, October 26, 2008 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Cemetery, Palmers Lane, Shoal Harbour.

RICKETTS, Robert - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, October 24, 2008, Robert Ricketts of Port Blandford, aged 91 years. Predeceased by daughter, Marie and son, Bob. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Betty of 30 years; son-in-law, Hughie Peddle (Linda), Toronto, ON and a circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Monday, October 27, 2008 from St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Port Blandford with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Blandford. In his memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.

CARPENTER: Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John's on October 22, 2008, Stanley Carpenter, age 77, from North West Brook. Predeceased by wife, Isabelle; brother, George and sister, Rebecca. Leaving to nourn with many fond and loving memories are his children, Rose (Sidney), Kitty (Percy), Mary (Malcolm), Gail (Bill), Barry [Alice), Lily (Cecil), Verna (Neil), Roxanne (Dean), Linda [Randy), Derrick (Shannon), David (Linda), Judy (Daniel); sister, Mary; 28 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many Dther relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour from where the service took place on Saturday, Oct. 25 with interment following at the United Church Demetery, Milton. FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Sleeping in silent peace

 

 

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