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The Packet
September 2011

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

 

September 1, 2011

Owen Junior Hiscock
Born: December 14th, 1937
Passed on: August 28th, 2011

Passed peacefully away surrounded by loving family at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, Newfoundland. Predeceased by parents Frank and May (Morgan) Hiscock. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 50 years Lorraine (Porter), son Paul (Margaret), daughters Lynn Hiscock, Janice (Ian) Davidson, and Heather (Joe) Dunford, sisters Lena (Cecil) Noftall and Victoria (Hubert) Ridgeley, grandchildren Sarah and Michael Hiscock, Gregory and Bradley Wicks, Morgan, Mya and Evan Davidson, Isaac and Owen Dunford, brother-in-laws Bruce Porter, Ron (Josephine) Porter, sister-in-laws Verna (Nelson) White and Marilyn (Richard Baker) Porter. At Owen's request, cremation took place. The funeral service was held at St Mary's Anglican Church at 2PM, Wednesday August 31st. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's.
"To live in the hearts we leave behind, is not to die."

Martha Jane Dowden
Passed on: August 25th, 2011
Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Seniors Nursing Home, Clarkes Beach on Thursday, August 25, 2011, Jane Dowden of Arnold's Cove, formerly of Tack's Beach, in her 91st year. Predeceased by husband Humphries; parents Albert and Dorothy Green; brothers Heber and Malcolm; son-in-law Clarence Guy. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Phyllis Guy, Ettie Slade (Berkley), Jeanette Peach (Melvin) and Marilyn Frampton (Thomas); sister Doris Zimmerman; sister-in-law Matilda Green; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; nieces and nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. Funeral service took place on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at St. Michael's All Angels Anglican Church with interment at Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In her memory donations may be made to St. Michael's All Angels Anglican Church or Pentecostal Seniors Home, Clarke's Beach.


September 8, 2011

Sarah Hawe (nee Spurrell)
Passed on: August 29th, 2011
We regret to announce the sudden passing of Sarah Hawe (nee- Spurrell), age 79, from Dunfield at the Bonavista Hospital, Bonavista, on August 29, 2011. Predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Susanna; brothers, Jerry, John and Ambrose; sisters, Rachel and Miriam. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her sons, Alex (Tish) and Larry (Karen); sister, Amy; grandchildren, Dustin (Bonnie), Nichole (Kent), Bridget (Michael), Julian (Pam), Juanita (Charlie), Jason (Stephanie), Susan (Johnaton); great grandchildren, Kyle, Dylan and Ayden and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the Grace United Church, Dunfield from where the funeral service, officiated by Jocelyn Cook, took place on Friday, September 2, 2011 with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Trinity. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
She lives with us in memory and will forevermore


Sept. 15, 2011

Eldon Whalen
Passed on: September 9th, 2011

Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, September 9, 2011, Eldon Whalen of Caplin Cove, aged 78 years. Predeceased by wife Pauline Bennett and son-in-law Wayne Tucker. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children Norma Tucker, Karen Lambert (Samir Hammoud), Kay McNea, Jim (Lillian), Mike (Tracy), Wendy (Jeffery Spurrell) and Phillip; grandchildren Wally (Lisa), Andrew (Jill), Michael (Candace), Alex, Jana, Mackenzie and Brody; great grandchildren Tyler and Brady Osmond and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Monday, September 12, 2011 from the United Church, Caplin Cove with interment at United Cemetery, Caplin Cove. In his memory donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Irene Grace (Collins)
Corner Brook, NL
September 12, 1935 - September 5, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of Irene Grace (Collins) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on September 5, 2011 at the age of 76 years. She leaves to mourn son Brian Grace (Kelly). Grandchildren: Terriann and Taylor Grace, Lindsay Moorehouse, Karen Springstead (Tyson), great-grandchildren Kaylynn & Logan Moorehouse & Bentley Springstead. Sisters: Beulah Cooper (Harold), Voira Batt (Sam), Myra Joseph (Pat), Audrey Collins (Dr. P.K. Ganguly). Brother Terry Collins (Dot) & sister-in-law Betty Collins. Sixteen nieces and nephews. Thirteen great nieces and nephews. Special niece Audra Oxford & two special friends Bessie Reid & Pauline Hawkins. She is predeceased by her mother & father Hannah & Edgar Collins, and daughter Dot Moorehouse, brothers: Cecil & Raymond Collins and sister-in-law Rose Collins. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road Corner Brook, NL on Wednesday and Thursday the 7th and 8th of September, 2011 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will take place at Country Haven Chapel on Friday at 2 pm with Majors Calvin and Loretta Fudge officiating. Cremation to take place, interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


September 22, 2011

Isaac Freeman Ingram
Passed on: September 12th, 2011

Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's on Monday, September 12, 2011, Freeman Ingram of Arnold's Cove, aged 85 years. Predeceased by wife Hilda and sister Elizabeth Upshall. Left with fond and loving memories his daughters Eva (Levi), Ruby (Andre), Maryann (Ron) and Elsie (Anthony); sons Gary (Nida), George and Harry (Michelle); sister Georgina; brothers Lloyd (Pat) and Mose (Kathleen); brother-in-law Sam; grandchildren Christa, Angie, Jamie, Khadija, Abby, Mary, Rhonda, Paula, Alisha, Tyson, Abigail and Cassandra; great grandchildren Gabrial and Aubree; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Arnold's Cove. Funeral service took place on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at St. Michael's All Angels Anglican Church with interment at the Interfaith Cemetery, Arnold's Cove. In his memory donations may be made to St. Michael's All Angels Anglican Church, Arnold's Cove.

Dulcie May Long
Passed on: September 16th, 2011
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, September 16, 2011, Dulcie Long of Clarenville, aged 81 years. Predeceased by son George; brothers Hector and Everett Ploughman; sister Myra Stanley. Left with fond and loving memories her husband William of 62 years; daughters Nadine Vardy (Bill), Rosalyn Peacock (Terry) and Cynthia Gauvin (Michel); sons Rod (Alice), Dan and Steve; grandchildren Susan (Ron), Michael (Jennifer), Grant (Sonya), Danielle (Duane), Jennifer (Freeman), Kevin (Victoria), Jeffery, Jason (Monica), Adam (Lynda), Erin, Pascal, Matthew, Natasha (Andre), Chantelle and Vanessa; 13 great grandchildren; sisters Laura Cooper and Louise Green; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at St. Mary's Anglican Church with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In her memory donations may be made to the Gladys Groves Copeland Animal Shelter, Clarenville Area SPCA.


September 29, 2011

Trudy Gosse
Passed on: September 23rd, 2011
Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Dr. G.B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Friday, September 23, 2011 Trudy Gosse of Clarenville, aged 46 years. Predeceased by her mother Ada Fisher. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Dennis of 12 years; his children Rachel (John) and their daughter Paige, Shannon (Dave) and their children Leah, Rachel and Ryan, Dennis (Trish) and their children Jackson and Kieran; her dad Ray (Jean); stepfather Ed Fisher; father-in-law Bob Gosse; brothers Paul Currie (Linda), Peter Currie (Judy), Tom Fisher; brother-in-law Gary Gosse (Shirley) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral took place on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the United Church, Shoal Harbour with interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville.

Edith Elizabeth Soper
Passed on: September 17th, 2011

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on September 17, 2011, Edith Elizabeth Soper, age 55 years, from Goobies. Left with many wonderful memories are her husband, David; sons, Christopher (Patricia), Timothy (Claire), David; daughters, Diana (Darrell), Shenna (Bradley) Vivian; grandchildren, Michael Bailey, Nevaeh and Nathan Vivian, Shybli Marsh; brother, Melvin (Olive) Baker; sisters, Yvonne (John) Dadich, Shirley (Mike) Grant; sister-in-law, Ivy Spurrell and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the Bethel Pentecostal Church, Goobies, from where the funeral service, officiated by Pastor David Vaters, took place on September 20, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Remembered in love

John (Jack) Duffitt
Passed on: September 18th, 2011
DUFFITT, John (Jack) September 3, 1928 - September 18, 2011
- Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville. Leaving to mourn his wife Joan; children Sandy (Margaret), Johnny (Irene), Jeanette (John), Peter, Ralph (Jacquie), Stephanie (Gerry) and Gerri Lynn (Darrell); brother Gerald (Rosalie); 1st Cousin Vida Trickett; brother-in-law Augus Strong (Winnie); sisters-in-law Lorna MacDonald (Vaughan) and Elizabeth Muller, special friends Bruce Davis (Trudy) and Glenys Penney; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and a very large circle of friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation held at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Burgoynes Cove Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.

Gladys Marie Best
Passed on: September 18th, 2011

Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Sunday, September 18, 2011, Marie Best of Clarenville, aged 54 years. Predeceased by parents Daisy and Cyril Strong; brother Robert Strong. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Ian of 35 years; sons Geoffrey (Lara) and Jonathan (Tanya); grandson Cohen; brother Tom West (Blanche); sister Sherry Hampton & Family and Betty Brake (Derrick) & Family; sister-in-law Sheena Best (Robert); aunts Mable West (guardian Mom) and Marie Hall; special friends Cathy & Charlie Marsh and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Ivy Lorraine Baird
Passed on: September 20th, 2011
We regret to announce the peaceful passing of Ivy Lorraine Baird, age 72 years, from Hodges Cove, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on September 20, 2011. Predeceased by her parents, Albert and Maria Lambert and 10 brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn with many precious and loving memories are her husband, Douglas; children, Audrey Baird (Jerome Tobin), George, Donna Whalen (Rick), Doug Jr. (Jennifer), and Sharlene; grandchildren, Matthew, Troy, Mackenzie, Daniel and Sophie; sisters, Violetta Avery (Allen- deceased), Annie Avery (Russell), Joyce Bursey (Gordon); brothers, Albert Lambert (Marie), Clayton Lambert (Fannie), George Lambert (Alma) and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Mary's Anglican Church, Hodges Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders, assisted by Rev. Mercer, took place on September 22, 2011 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Your love will light our way, your memory will ever be with us

Mary Ann March
Passed on: September 21st, 2011
Passed peacefully away at the DR. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on September 21, 2011, Mary Ann March, age 92 years, from Lady Cove, Random Island. Predeceased by her parents, Hayward and Susanna Simms; husband, Vernon; brother, Roland and sisters-in-law, Verna and Gertrude. Mary leaves to mourn and will be sadly missed by Leighton and Nellie Simms; Darryl, Sydney and Sam Simms; Darlene and Steven Melanson; brothers, Garland, Clayton (Bertha); nephews, Bud Simms (Ivy), Terry Simms (Dale), Randy Simms, Lindsay Simms (Jennifer), Gregory Simms (Darlene); nieces, Ann Calver, Janet Calver (Brian Gamberg); special friends, Glenys March and Josephine Miller and a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Vardy's Funeral Home. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott, assisted by Mr. Austin March (DLM) took place on Friday, September 23, 2011 from the United Church, Lady Cove with interment following.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
Sweetly sleeping

William Alan Balsom
Passed on: September 18th, 2011
William Alan Balsom
, longtime resident of Clarenville, Newfoundland, passed away peacefully at Grande Prairie, Alberta on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at the age of 70 years. Alan was born in Grand Falls, NL on March 3, 1941. He lived in Clarenville where he met and married the love of his life, Joan, on October 14, 1967, and raised three children. Alan and Joan moved to Grande Prairie in 1999 to be closer to their grandchildren. Alan will be sadly missed by his daughters Cynthia (Chris) Kulchyski of Grande Prairie, AB; Lisa Day of Edmonton, AB; grandchildren Tyler and Kia Day; Dylan and Amber Kulchyski. As well as many extended family and many friends. Alan was predeceased by his parents Emphriam and Blanche Balsom; wife Joan Balsom and son Stephen Balsom. Alan's warm hugs and funny stories will be missed by all those whose lives he touched. A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army Church in Grande Prairie, AB on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 2:00pm In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Masonic Higher Education Bursary. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversgrandeprairie.com

 

 

Page contributed by Joseph Duffett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Wednesday February 20, 2013 )

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