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The Packet Obituaries
September 2002

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

 

Sept 2, 2002

LODGE, Evelyn (Greening)
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital on Saturday, August 17, 2002, Evelyn Lodge, age 76 years. Predeceased by husband, Thomas; and sons, Lloyd and Thomas Jr. Left to mourn with precious memories sons, Lyle (Bernadette), Hubert (Dildre) and William (Daphne); two daughters, Bernice and Barbara (Wayne); nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two sisters and four brothers. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service from Ecclesia Pentecostal Church, Bunyan's Cove on Tuesday, August 20, 2002. Interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, Musgravetown. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

HOLLOWAY, Aileen (Tucker) Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Seniors Home, Clarke's Beach on August 25, 2002, surrounded by family, Aileen Holloway of St. Jones Within, aged 84 years. Predeceased by husband, Isaac, 1998; brothers, Winston Tucker; and wife, Anne, Eric and Lloyd; sisters, Woodrow Mcleod and husband, Edison and Dallas King. Leaving to mourn sons, Lester (Maureen), Brampton, ON, Melvin, Hillview, Edison (Julie), Lawrencetown, NS and Edgar (Alice), St. John, NB; daughters, Sandra (Lorne) Tuck and Yvonne (Wilfred) Meadus, St. Jones Within; 10 grandchildren, Chad (Abby), Tina (Jamie) Baker, Bradley, Karen, Andrew, Dawn, Jennifer (Bruce) Basque, Jason, Michelle and Stephanie; one great-ganddaughter, Hayley Basque; sister, Lavenia (Wm) King; brothers, Eli (Leonie), St. John's, Dr. George (Evelyn), West Hill, ON, Hayward (Vivian), Malton, ON, Harold (Claris), St. Jones Within and Aubrey, Mississauga, ON; brothers-in-law, Dr. Rev. W. King, PA, Edgar (Belinda), St. Jones Within and George (Joan), Long Pond; sisters-in-law, Ida, Clarkes Beach and Jane, St. Jones Within; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church, St. Jones Within. Funeral was held bn Wednesday, August 28. Arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past.

O'NEILL, Richard (Dick) Passed away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Friday, August 23, 2002, after a courageous battle with cancer, Richard (Dick) O'Neill of Shoal Harbour, aged 64 years. Predeceased by mother, Genevieve and brother, Danny. Left with fond and loving memories his best friend and companion Dora of 32 years; sisters, Kay (Cliff Ralph), Maddox Cove, Lorraine (Mike Lee), Maddox Cove and Maureen (Jim Doyle), Goulds; one brother, Gerry O'Neill (Theresa), Goulds; one sister-in-law, Angela O'Neill, Goulds; step-daughter, Janice Cluney, Edmonton, Alberta; special step-granddaughter, Corinna Cluney; Brampton, Ontario; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, one uncle, family, friends and special fishing buddies. Remains rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral took place on Monday, August 26, 2002 at the Roman Catholic Church, Clarenville with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pleasant Street, Clarenville. In his memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or Discovery Health Care Foundation.


Sept 09, 2002

KEOUGH, William
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Wednesday, September 4, 2002, William Keough of Plate Cove East, aged 76 years. Leaving to mourn two sisters Annie Dooley, Plate Cove East and Mary Healey, Grand Falls-Windsor; a large number of nephews, nieces, family and friends. Rested at Roman Catholic Church, Plate Cove East. Funeral services Look place on Saturday, September 7, 2002 from the Roman Catholic Church, Plate Cove East with interment at Plate Cove East Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.

SMITH, Velma
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, September 4, 2002, Velma Smith of Come By Chance, aged 50 years. Predeceased by her father, Lemuel and son, Cutris. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Clyde of 30 years; sons, Michael and Dennis, Come By Chance; mother, Bella Pearce, Arnold's Cove; sisters, Joyce (Eldred Williams), Arnold's Cove, Ethel Barrett, Come By Chance, Emmie (Walter Barrett), Arnold's Cove and Judy (Nelson Hynes), Arnold's Cove; step-sister, Jessie Myles, Mount Pearl; brothers, Wade Pearce (Thelma), Arnold's Cove and Randy Pearce (Janice), Arnold's Cove; step-brother, Raymond Pearce (Bertha), Come By Chance; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove and St. Paul's Anglican Church, Come By Chance. Funeral service took place on Saturday, September 7, 2002 from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Come By Chance with interment at Anglican Cemetery Come†By Chance. In her memory donations†nay be made to the Cancer Society.

COISH, Gladys
Passed† peacefully away at the Lions Manor in Placentia, NL on Thursday, August 29, 2002, Gladys Coish, aged 83 years of Sunnyside, NL. Predeceased by her husband, Samuel (2000); children, Jenny, Marie and Bobby; sisters, Becky and† Alfreda; and brother, William. Left with fond loving memories are daughters, Anne Plunkett of Sunnyside, Betty Bursey (Edgar) of Toronto, Judy Fournier (Chris), Toronto and Joan Middlebrook, Toronto; sons, Bruce (Patsy) of Sunnyside and Philip (Joan) of Sunnyside; sisters, Julie Best of Thornlea and Amy Smith of Thornlea; brother, Robert Thorne (Hazel) of Thornlea; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and a large number of rela≠tives and friends. Rested at the United Church in Sunnyside. Funeral took place at the United Church, Sunnyside at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2002 with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Sunnyside. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Lions Manor, Placentia, NL.

LODER, Raymond Cambridge Chesley
On the morning of August 20, 2002 Raymond Cambridge Chesley Loder, age 61, was called home by his heavenly Father after a long struggle with oculopharyn-geal muscular dystrophy. Raymond was born August 18, 1941 in North Harbour, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and passed away at the continuing cane unit at the Northern Lights Regional Health Care Centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Raymond was predeceased by his daughter, Bernadine; father, Alexander; mother, Glady; and sister, Francis. Raymond leaves behind his wife of 41 years, Hilda; three sons and their wives and children, Derek (Diane), Clayton and Aaron, Dexter (Dion), Brittany and Blake, Danny (Tanya), Mckayla and Merissa. Also, brother, Angus Loder (Evelyn); sisters, Irene Green, Gertrude March, Yvonne Hillyard (Nelson); and brother≠in-law, Clayton Barrett (Francis). Along with brothers and sisters-in-law, Clarence Smith (Pearl), Jenny Parson (Alec), Lloyd Smith (Patsey), Alonzo Smith (Carrie), Pastor Lewis Smith (Bernice) and Dorothy Snook (Allen), uncle Levi Loder (Ruby) and 29 nieces and nephews. The viewing was held on Friday August23 at the Pentecostal Assembly of Fort McMurray. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 24 at the sarne location. Officiated by Pastor Glen Forsberg of McMurray Gospel Assembly. Interment followed the service at Abasand cemetery in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

LOCKYER, Adeilne
Passed into eternal rest at G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Friday, August 30, 2002. Adeline Lockyer (nee Smith) of Come By Chance, formerly of Woody Island. Predeceased by her husband, Wesley in 1969. Leaving to mourn their sad loss sons, Herman (Belle), Whitbourne, Wallace (Judy), Chamberlains; daughters, Doris Thorne (Frank), Brownsdale, Margaret Hodder (Walter), Kilbride, Vera Green (Victor), Come By Chance, Shelia Higdon (Douglas), New Harbour, 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Smith, Arnold's Cove; sister-in-law, Pearl Smith, Gander and other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Pauls Church, Come By Chance from where the funeral took place on Sunday, September 1, at 2 p.m. with interment following at the United Church cemetery in Sunnyside. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Pauls Church in Come By Chance.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Her memory is enshrined in our hearts


September 16, 2002

BENSON, Donald
Passed away at Gander Hospital on September 4, 2002, Donald Benson of Sunnyside at age 77 years. Leaving to mourn five children, Douglas (Shirley) of Nova Scotia, Nelson of Sunnyside, Gloria (Wayne) of Arnold's Cove, Heber (Hazel) of Sunnyside and Sheila (Tom) of Sunnyside; one sister, Lily Dicks of Appleton (husband, Tom); 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a large number of nieces and nephews; and a large circle of friends and relatives. Donald was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie; son, Barry; eight brothers and two sisters. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour.
Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

COOLE, Florence May (Stead) Rolls
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Bonavista Hospital on Friday August 23, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer. Florence May Coole age 66 years and 11 months. Predeceased by mother, Jennie Stead (Rolls); father, Leo Stead and foster father, John Rolls. Left to mourn with loving memories her husband, Roland; foster mother, Mrs. Olive Rolls, Bonavista; sons, John (Sharon), Toronto, Roland (Elizabeth), Newman's Cove, Dean, Toronto; daughter, Bonnie, Toronto; grandchildren, Angela, Italy, Julia, Toronto and Bonnie, Newman's Cove, five half brothers, two half sis≠ters and relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at the United Church, Newman's Cove on Monday, August 26, 2002. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Newman's Cove.

TREMBLETT, Augustus
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on September 6, 2002, Augustus Tremblett, age 76, of 15 Elizabeth St., Mississauga, Ontario, formerly of Open Hall, Bonavista Bay. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Rita; nine children, William (Maxine), Open Hall, Augustus (Linda), Toronto, Nicholas (Vivian), Toronto, David (Ann), Toronto, Susan Roberts (Bruce), Toronto, Lucy Graham (Bob), Toronto, Rita Gennarro (Joe), Toronto, Michael (predeceased 1978) and Paul (predeceased 1964); brothers, Ed (Irene), Nova Scotia, Bob, Bishops Falls and Frank (Doreen), Bishops Falls; sisters, Metilda Sweeney (Herb), Grand Falls, Sally Skinner (Marvin), Scarborough and Marie Legge (predeceased); grandchildren, Judy, Beverley, Nicholas, Loretta, Sally, Paul, Ronald, Amanda, Danielle, Kayla and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Kristopher, Brandy and Alyssa. Also, a large circle of relatives and friends at Toronto and Open Hall, NL. Rested at the Roman Catholic Church in Open Hall on Sunday. Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday, September 10, 2002. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
In his will is our peace.


September 23, 2002

BETHEL, Janet Elizabeth
Passed away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, September 15, 2002, Janet Elizabeth Bethel, aged 45 years. Cremation has taken place with a Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

OSMOND, Frederick Cecil
Lethbridge.

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fred Osmond announce his passing at the Dr. G† B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on September 12, 2002 at the age of 80 years. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife, Evelyn; sons, Wayne (Joyce) of Hickmanís Harbour and Robert of Lethbridge; daughter, Brenda (Walwin) Collins of Hare Bay; grandchildren, Angela Osmond, Alex Osmond, Andrew Osmond, Michael Osmond, Regina Collins and Rexford Collins; one great-grandchild; Tyler Osmond; brother, Gilbert (Annabelle) of Shoal Harbour; sisters, Margaret Osmond of George's Brook, Janet Deozier of USA; also other relatives and friends. Rested at the Salvation Army in Lethbridge from where the funeral took place on Sunday, September 15 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Memory is a gift from God that death cannot destroy.

HOLLOHAN, Lawrence
Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on September 7, 2002, Lawrence Hollohan, age 84, from Summerville. Predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (nee Moss). October 1991. Leaving to mourn six daughters, Marcella Ayles of Brooklyn, Marie Newell of Birchy Cove, Bessie Furlong (Jim) of Summerville, Barbara Maloney (Donald) of Sweet Bay, Bridget Hollohan of USA and Martha Cocern (Joe) of Ontario; two sons, Edmund (Audrey) of Ontario and Lawrence of Summerville; one brother, Kevin (Florence) of Alberta; one sister, Rose Hollohan of Saskatchewan; 25 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; also a large circle of other family and friends. Rested at Roman Catholic Church in Summerville from where the funeral took place on September 11, 2002 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Grant unto him eternal rest.

PARROTT, Stephen
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B.Cross† Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, September 18, 2002, Stephen Parrott aged 82 years of Shoal Harbour. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Blanche of 59 years; daughters, Shirley (Winston Walters) of Grand Bank, Ivy (Bruce Wiseman) of Clarenville and Darlene (Clarence Ivany) of New Maryland, NB; sons, Franklin (Gloria) of Wabush, Kevin (Beulah) of New Maryland, NB and Randy (Pamela) of Shoal Harbour; sisters, Francis (Maxwell Cook) of St. John's and Norma Fisher (Cyril O'Brien) of St. John's; brothers, Gilbert of Burgoyne's Cove and Samuel of Hickman's Harbour; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Parrott and Carrie Brown; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville on Saturday, September 21, 2002 with interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. In his memory donations may be made to the Discovery Health Care Foundation, Clarenville.

MURPHY, Ellen M. (nee Harty)
Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in the presence of her family on Thursday, September 12, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer, Ellen M. Murphy of Keels in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband, John in 1977; sisters, Marie, Anne and Kathleen; brothers, Austin and James; and son, Wayne in 1990. Leaving to mourn sons, Stephen (Hilda), Bill, John and Clifford (Wanda); daughter, Shirley (Jim); 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchil≠dren; sister-in-law, Susan Harty; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service held on Monday, September 16 at 11 a.m. from St. Peter and Paul Church, King's Cove. Interment followed at the RC Cemetery, King's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
You live with us in memory not just today, but always will

HOLLETT, Emily
Passed peacefully away on September 16, 2002, in her 90th year, at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, Emily Hollett, resident of Seaside Lodge, Jamestown, formerly from Hickman's Harbour. Predeceased by her husband, Eli (1996). She leaves to mourn her daughter, Evelyn (Aggie), Lethbridge; grandchildren, Wayne (Joyce), Robert and Brenda (Walwin Collins); six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and one sister, Mildred (Sterling) Osmond, Lethbridge. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. Funeral took place at the United Church in Hickman's Harbour on Wednesday, September 18†with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Together forever in Heaven.

CHURCHILL, Eldred Kenneth
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eldred Kenneth Churchill announce his passing on September 14, 2002 in his 65th year. Kenneth passed away peacefully at the Health Science Complex. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Yvonne; daughters, Carol of Hodge's Cove, Susan (Gary) Bishop of Foxtrap and Abby (Chad) Tuck of Brampton, Ontario; sons, David, Junior and Rod (Marlene) of Brampton, Ontario; grandchildren, Kayla, Zachary and Charlie; brother, Caleb of Hodge's Cove; sisters, Doris Spurrell of Gooseberry Cove and Alice Barfett of St. John's; also a number of other relatives and friends. Rested at the United Church in Hodge's Cove from where the funeral took place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with interment follow≠ing. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course.


September 30, 2002

RUSSELL, Llewellyn
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, Llewellyn Russell of Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Nellie of 50 years; six children, Eric (Mary) at Brooklyn, Madonna (Gilbert) at Portland, Melvin (Sherry) at St. Johnís, Larry (Nancy) at Mississauga, Ontario, Lorne (Dale) at Brooklyn and Ted at Brooklyn; 10 grandchildren, Brent, Lance, Corey (Nicole), Lisa, Shonda, Mitchell, Bradley, Rhonda, Justin and Tyler; two sisters, Dorothy Bailey at St. John's and Jean Alexander at Stephenville; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at at. Andrews Anglican Church, Brooklyn. Funeral services took place on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, from St. Andrews Anglican Church with interment at St. Andrews Anglican Cemetery. In his memory donations were made to St. Andrews Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

PENNEY, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Gross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, Elizabeth Penney of Lethbridge, aged 78 years. Predeceased by her husband, Isaac; and grandson, Dean. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters, Daphne Russell (Herman), Joyce Chislett Howard), Betty Moss (Fraser), Patricia Osmond (Lawrence), all of Lethbridge and Christine Keats (Raymond) of Lower Sackville, NS; Sons, Ivan (Glenda) at Milton, Leslie (Judy) at Summerside, PEI, Robert at Ottawa, ON, Jeffery (Mary) at Grand Prairie, AB, Larry Valerie) at Lethbridge, Keith (Arlene) at St. John's and Paul (Ann Marie) at Mount Pearl; sisters, Vera Way (Charles) at Lethbridge and Mae Harris at Bloomfield; brother, Roy Keats (Florence) at Bloomfield; 29 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a large number of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, from United Church Lethbridge with interment at United Cemetery, Lethbridge. In her memory donations may be made to Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital.

 

 

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