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The Packet Obituaries
SEPTEMBER 2003

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

 

QUINTON, Frances
Passed away on August 26, 2003, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, after a long battle with cancer, Frances Quinton, from Southern Bay, at the age of 82. Predeceased by her father, Gilbert Yetman; husband, James; son, Charles; and sister, Lorraine. Leaving to mourn with many precious memories her loving mom, Gladys Yetman; son, Glenn (Nita); daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen; grandchildren, Charlene (Jason), Morgan (Mary), Shawn, Kayla and Jessica; brothers, Kenneth Yetman (Ettie) and Robert Yetman (Dorothy); sisters, Daphne Over and Dorothy Quinton (Adrian). Also remembered by Sharon Quinton, nieces, nephews and extended family. Rested at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Princeton, from where the funeral, officiated by Rev. N. Cutler, took place on Thursday, August 28 at 2 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. In her memory donations may be made to the Cancer Society or St. Peter's Anglican Church, Princeton.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
I have fought a goool fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith
.

MARTIN, Stella Belle
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on August 25, 2003, Stella Belle Martin, from Hickman's Harbour, in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband, Don; and sister, Ethel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter, Judy (Meryl Pond); sons, Roy (May), Wayne (Betty) and Jerry (Rowena); sisters, Doris (Issac Verge) and Mable (Gordon Wiseman, predeceased); ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour. Funeral service, officiated by Rev. Brian Hannon, took place on Wednesday, August 27 at the United Church in Hickman's Harbour with interment following. In her memory donations may be made to the Hickman's Harbour Cemetery Fund.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want.


September 08, 2003

HOBBS, Charles
Passed suddenly away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on August 30, 2003, Charles Hobbs, age 79, from Bunyan's Cove. Leaving to mourn with many lovely memories are his brothers Gordon (Martha), Frank, Calvin and George (Josephine); nieces Florence (Shawn Avery) and family, Marion Hobbs (Jack Ford) and family, Lorraine (Lyman Chatman) and family; nephew Lester (Janice) and family; other relatives and friends. Rested at the Anglican Church in Bunyan's Cove from where the funeral, officiated by the Reverend Chuck Lockhart, took place on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Grant him eternal rest.

GREGORY, Gertrude (nee Best)
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003, at the Sunshine Manor, Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Gertrude Gregory, age 86 years, of Arnold's Cove, formerly of Harbour Buffett. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are two daughters Hilda (Bruce Wareham) and Gwen (Wesley Warren) of Arnold's Cove; one sister Frances Ingram (Berkley); one brother Rev. Douglas Best (Gwendolyn); two sisters-in-law Eliza Manning and Lillian Tulk (Harvey); three grandsons Alberto (Kim), Kenneth (Wendy) and Corey; two great-grandsons Ryan and Brent; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home in Arnold's Cove. Funeral took place on Sept. 1, 2003, from the St. Michael's Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove, with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Sunshine Manor, Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.


September 15, 2003

DALTON, Eli Emmanuel
Passed peacefully away after a short illness on the evening of September 7, 2003 three weeks shy of his 80th birthday, at the Health Sciences Complex, Coronary Care Unit. Predeceased by his brothers Norman (twin), Clarence and Alec Left with loving memories his beloved wife of 51 years Grace (Pelley), daughters Wanda (Randall Webster) and Marlene (Cam Brinston); grandchildren Gillian (Michael), Jackie (Brian), Laurie (Maurice) and Christopher (Tania); sister Thamsey  (Eldon Matchem); sisters-in-law Alma, Marguerite and Betty Hawrnan; very special cousins Harry and Pat Stone and family; the Pelley family; many nieces, nephews, other family members and a wide circle of friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral services held at Shoal Harbour United Church on Thursday, September 11, 2003. with interment at United Church Cemetery, Palmer's Lane, Shoal Harbour. Eli served overseas with the Royal 166th Regiment during the Second World War. He had a long career with the Department of Transportation. Through the years he was a very active member of the Royal Canadian Legion and was involved with the Air Cadets, Town Council, Canadian Rangers and the United Church, Shoal Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to The Kidney Foundation, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or VOWR Radio Station.

LOCKYER, William B.
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Thursday, September 4, 2003, William B. Lockyer of Arnold's Cove, aged 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Susannah of 59 years; sister Susie Barrett (Ben), Arnold's Cove; brother Earl (Winnie), St. John's; and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. Funeral service held on Sunday, September 7, 2003, from the Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove, with interment at Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In his memory donations may be made to the Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove.

BURTON, Elsie Maude (96 years)
passed away at Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall, NY, on June 17, 2003. She was born to Edmund Whalen and Mariah Goobie on October 13, 1906, in Caplin Cove, NL. Survivors include her son William Burton; companion Solace Simpson at Jefferson City, MO; two daughters Marjorie (Arthur) Nelbach of New Windsor, NY, and Doris (William) Mulberger at State College; loving sister Delilah (Nelson) Howse at Queen's Cove, NL; sister-in-law Hazel (Cecil) Whalen at Jonesboro, GA; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband William Burton; one daughter Florence Burton Welch; two brothers and four sisters. The graveside service was held on June 23 at Shiloh Cemetery in State College, PA.

BURTON, Elsie Maude (96 years)
passed away at Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall, NY, on June 17, 2003. She was born to Edmund Whalen and Mariah Goobie on October 13, 1906, in Caplin Cove, NL. Survivors include her son William Burton; companion Solace Simpson at Jefferson City, MO; two daughters Marjorie (Arthur) Nelbach of New Windsor, NY, and Doris (William) Mulberger at State College; loving sister Delilah (Nelson) Howse at Queen's Cove, NL; sister-in-law Hazel (Cecil) Whalen at Jonesboro, GA; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband William Burton; one daughter Florence Burton Welch; two brothers and four sisters. The graveside service was held on June 23 at Shiloh Cemetery in State College, PA.

ABBOTT, Norman L
Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 6, 2003, Mr Norman L. Abbott of Musgrave Harbour, in his 73rd year Predeceased by his wife Audrey, parents Fred and May Abbott and brother-in-law Lloyd Keats. Left with fond and loving memories are four sons John (Pauline) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Ralph (Noreen) of Bonavista, Dennis (Sarah-Jane) of Glace Bay, NS and Paul (Janet) of Clarenville; two daughters Donna Carpenter (Jack) of Catalina and Sandra McMullen (Rene) of Ottawa, ON; one sister Marguerite Abbott (Norman) of Musgrave Harbour; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law Aggie Keats of Bonavista; 5 nieces; and also a  large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, September 9 at 2 p.m., from St. Luke's United Church in Musgrave Harbour. Interment at St. Luke's United Church Cemetery in Musgrave Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke's United Church or the Musgrave Harbour Lion's Club. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home in Musgrave Harbour - Pound Cove.

VIVIAN, Marble
Passed peacefully away at Bonavista Health Care Centre on Tuesday, September 9, 2003, Marble Bowen Vivian (nee Quinton) of Port Rexton, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her first husband John Bowen; infant daughter Helda; brothers Branch Quinton and Northclift Quinton; and step-son Leonard Vivian. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Harold of 18 years; daughters Barbara Cooper at Little Current, ON, Greta Acworth (Tom Heffren) at Coquitlam, BC, Martha Bradley (William) at Fort McMurray, AB and Iris Smith at Little Current, ON; sons Bruce Bowen (Lorraine) at Downs view, ON, Rex Bowen (Eileen) at Jamestown and Jack Bowen (Helen) at Malaysia; sister Ruth Reid at Grand Falls-Windsor and Almond (William Bowen) at Southern Bay; brother-in-law Lionel Vivian (Joyce) at Seafort, ON; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; step-daughters Lilly Piercey (Cecil) at Port Rexton, Dian Hogarth (Stan) at Mount Pearl, Mary Effray (John) at Edmonton, AB and Cindy Corcoran (Dennis) at St. John's; step-son John Vivian (Janice) at Port Rexton; step-daughter-in-law Annie Vivian at Pori Rexton; 17 step-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren; and a circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funera Home, Port Rexton, and St. Thomas Anglican Church, Charleston. Funeral service held on Thursday, September 11, 2003, from St. Thomas Anglican Church, Charleston, with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Southern Bay. In her memory, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


September 22, 2003

VEY, Eric Garland
it is with great sadness the family announce the sudden passing of a dear husband, father, grandfather and brother, Eric Vey, age 70, at his home In Long Beach on September 12, 2003. He is predeceased by four brothers, one sister and sister-in-law Sadie. He leaves to mourn with many fond and loving memories his wife Sylvia; children Juanita Downey (Rob Smith) at Toronto, Raymond (Tina) at Long Beach, Diane Morawski (Kevin) at Gander and Pauline vey (Cyril Stone) at St. John's; three brothers George (Margaret) at St. John's, Gordqn (Joyce) at Long Beach and Roy; sister Gwendolyn (Baxter Peddle) at Long Beach; five grandchildren Crystal Downey, Megan and Brandon Vey, Dylan and Kristen Morawskl; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Mark's Anglican Church in Long Beach from where the funeral service, offIciated by the Reverend Edward Mercer and the Reverend Robert Peddle, took place on Monday, September 15, 2003, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random island.
Too well loved to ever be forgotten.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY

AVERY, Wilfred
Passed peacefully away on Friday, September 12, 2003, at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Wilfred Avery of Southport, aged 83 years. Predeceased by his sister Dorothy and brother Chesley. Left with fond and loving memories his brothei William (Myria) at Shoal Harbour; nieces Elaine Stringer (Garfield) at Shoal Harbour and Evelyn Avery at Southport; nephew Winston Avery at Port Blandford; nieces Susette Peddle (Trace) at Clarenville and Shelly Littlejohn (Norman) at Bay Roberts; nephews Larry Tippet (Corrine) and Sterling Tippet (Sylvia) at Alberta; great-nieces and nephews; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Heart's East. Funeral took place on Monday, September 15, 2003, at 2 pm., from the United Church, Southport, with interment at the United Cemetery, Little Heart's Ease.

STEVENSON, George Samuel
Passed peacefully away at the G. B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, on September 14, 2003, Samuel Stevenson of Jamestown in his 72nd year. Leavlng to mourn with loving memories wife Marie, son Jacob (Cheryl) at Brampton, Ontario; daughters Beverley Matos at Hamilton, Ontario, and Marie (Mike) Attard at Brampton, Ontario; step-sons George (Ruby) Hayward at Totenham, Ontario, Jerry (Janice) Hayward at Angus, Ontario, Raymond (Eileen) Hayward at Labrador City and Able (Pansy) Hayward; step-daughters Edna (Ralph) Barrett at Nova Scotia and Kathleen Hayward at Scarborough, Ontario; brother Garland (Betty) Stevenson at Harcourt; sister Nellie Sutton at Harcourt; six grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one niece; one great-nephew; and a large circle of other relatives, friends and neighbours. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Brian Hannon from Blundon's Funeral Home in Shoal Harbour on Wednesday, September 17, 2003, followed by cremation.
"Too well loved to ever be forgotten."

CHATMAN, Catherine
Passed peacefully away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, on Saturday, September 1, 2003, Catherine Chatman of Bunyan's Cove, aged 88 years. Predeceased by brothers Nelson, Douglas, Mark and Moss; sisters Olive Hobbs, Naomie Chatman and Essie Martin. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Chesley of 64 years; daughter Essie Shea (Tom) at Grand Falls-Windsor; brother Heber Moss (Betty) at Happy Adventure; one granddaughter Jacqueline Billard (Mark) at St. John's; two grandsons Kevin and Paul Shea at Grand Falls-Windsor; one great-grandson Triston Shea at Grand Falls-Windsor; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Paul's United Church in Bunyan's Cove. Funeral took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, at the St. Paul's United Church with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Bunyan's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the St. Paul's United Church Memorial Fund, Bunyan's Cove.

SHEARS,Thelma Susannah,
Bale Verte

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thelma S. Shears, age 69, announce her passing at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Fri. Sept. 12, 2003. She was predeceased by her parents, Jim and Mary Bugden; sisters, Nelia and Mary; brothers, Haroid and John. Left with fond and loving memories are Dave Shears (Yvonne) of Baie Verte, Holly Pickeft (John) of Clarenville, Dawne Lalor (George) of Cobh, Ireland and Rod Shears of Goose Bay; sister, Vivian House (Maxwell) of Beliburns; brothers, Ben Bugden (Betty) of Norris Point, Walter Bugden (friend Eva) of Beliburns; grandchildren, Michael and Lori Pickeft, David James Lalor; brothers-in-law, Ben Shears (Beatrice), Austin Shears (Myra); sisters-in-law, Evelyn Tiller (friend Bob), Maxine Osmond (David), Sharon Otten (Klaus), Georgina Toms (Lloyd) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation took place on Sept. 13, 2003. Rev. David Pearce conducted a memorial service at Wimbleton's - Baie Verte Peninsula Funeral Home on Mon., Sept. 15, 2003. Inumment foIlowed at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Baie Verte. Pallbearers were grandchildren, Lori and Michael Pickett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimbleton's - Baie Verte Peninsuja Funeral Home.


September 29, 2003

IVANY, John
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Friday, Sept 19, 2003, John Ivany of Milton, aged 98 years. Predeceased by his daughter, Eileen Keough. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Phyllis of 22 years; daughter, Miriam Keough at Plate Cove East and Rowena Sindair (Emanuel); stepsons, Tommy Hibbs (Mabel) at Milton and Pon Hodder (Gloria) at Burgoyne's Cove; 15 grandchildren, 25 greatgrandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Milton-George's Brook United Church from where the funeral took place on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003. Interment at Milton, George's Brook United Cemetery. In his memory, donations may be made to the Milton-George's Brook United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.

BAKER, Alice
Passed away suddenly at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, Alice Baker of George's Brook, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Baker; brothers, Eric, Roy, Harvey and Lloyd; sisters, Marina and Louise. Left with fond and loving memories her companion, Weldon Stanley of 24 years; sister, Inez George at Mississauga, ON; brothers, John (Mary) at Hickman's Harbour, Random Island, and Donald (Minnie) at Britannia, Random Island; a large number of nieces and nephews; and a large number of relatives and friends. Remains rested at the Pentecostal Church, George's Brook. Funeral took place on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at the Pentecostal Church, George's Brook. Interment at United Cemetery, Snook's Harbour. In her memory, flowers were accepted or donations to the heart foundation.

CAREW, Kathleen
(October 20, 1921 - September 18, 2003)

Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Health Care Centre, Kathleen Carew of Plate Cove West, aged 81 years. Left with fond and loving memories one daughter, Agatha (Bill) Mackey;  four grandchildren, Dwight (Rhea) Carew, Doris (Robert) Mackey, Jamie (Kelly) Mackey and Margaret (Mark) Stanley; ten great-grandchildren, Alaina, Marlena, Lucas, Jonah, Chantel, Mitchell, Glen, Martin, Felisha and Ricky; one niece, Nora {Dan) Keough; two nephews, Tobias and Fred (Rose) Walsh; and families. Rested at St. Partick's Parish, Plate Cove, from where the funeral service, officiated by Father Hearn, took place on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Plate Cove East. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Her memory is enshrined In our hearts.

 

 

Contributed by Joseph Duffett

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