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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - April 2003

The Southern Gazette is "An optipress publishing newspaper
serving the residents of the Burin Peninsula."

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BRAKE, Rita M
Passed peacefully away Apr. 19 at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, Rita M. Brake of Little Bay. She was 84 years old. Predeceased by husbands Leo and Philip, and son Edward. Left to mourn are daughters Mary Jo (husband Eric Brake) of Creston North, Elizabeth (husband Cyril O'Neil) of Clarenville, Lydia (husband James Freake) of Fogo Island, Carmelita (husband Adrian Kelly) of Beau Bois and Madge (husband Ed Lewis) of Little Bay. Also leaving to mourn sisters Carmelita Pidgeon and Bridget Hanrahan, 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Goakery conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Tuesday, Apr. 22. Internment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Little Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home Marystown. Pallbearers were Cyril O'Neil, Eric Brake, Jim Freake, Ed Lewis, Adrian Kelly and Jonathan Lewis. Cross bearer was Eric Brake Jr.
Date posted: 04/29/03

BUNGAY, Archibald H.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home Thursday, Apr. 10, Archibald H. Bungay of Grand Bank. He was 85 years old. Predeceased by parents James and Flora Bungay and brother Maxwell. Left to mourn are wife Frances; daughters Marina Loveless (Ambrose), Shirley Rideout (Sidney), of Seal Cove and Georgina Stone (Merrick) of Grand Bank; sons Lester (Viola) of Seal Cove, Harold (Marion) of St. John's, Jim (Jane), Doug (Kathy), David (Brenda), Rex (Meta) all of Grand Bank, Hughie (Gail) of Bradford, Ontario and Ron of Brampton, Ontario; 36 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Majors Derrick and Judy Barrow conducted funeral service assisted by son Major Harold Bungay, grandsons Capt. Scott Rideout, Capt. Paul Rideout and Major Wayne Loveless, granddaughters Capt. Darlene Colbourne and Darlene Wells, daughter-in-law Kathy Bungay and nephew Major Ross Bungay. Vocals by grandchildren and Salvation Army Men Fellowship. Service was held at the Salvation Army Citadel Sunday, Apr. 13 at 2 p.m. Internment was at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Pallbearers were sons Lester, James, Harold, Douglas, David, Rex, Hughie and Ronald. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 04/22/03

CHEEKE, Maurice Andrew
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, Apr. 9, Maurice Andrew Cheeke. He was 55 years old. Predeceased by younger sister Marie Cheeke, older brother John Power and mother-in-law Susan Vanexe. Left to mourn are his loving wife Linda, daughter Deanna (husband Jason Daniels) of St. John's, parents Vince and Marie Cheeke and father-in-law Andre Vanexe. Also leaving to mourn sisters Mercedes Evans, Margaret Brenton, Evelyn Brenton and Bridgette Roland; brothers Edward, Vincent, Bernard, Walter and Remegius Cheeke. Funeral mass took place at Sacred Heart Church, Marystown Saturday, Apr. 12.
Date posted: 04/22/04

CLUETT, Prudence
Passed peacefully away Apr. 17 at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, Prudence Cluett of Garnish. She was 96 years old. Predeceased by husband Joseph, son Gordon, brothers Norman and Enos Grandy. Left to mourn sister Mary Day of Garnish, and brother Lewis Grandy of Halifax, N.S. and a large circle of relatives and friends. Mr. Austin Marsh conducted funeral service at United Church, Garnish, Sunday, Apr 20. Internment was at Garnish United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Clifford Grandy, Alvin Day, Samuel Holly, Quinton Day, Edwin Day and Carlson Grandy.
Date posted: 04/29/03

DARBY, Enos Arthur
Passes peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Apr. 4, Enos Arthur Darby of Burin. He was 47 years old. Left to mourn are his loving wife Betty, daughter Charity, mother Effie and father Morgan. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Sheila Dyck, Lexie Rowe and families; brother Roland and family and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Susan White conducted funeral service at Bethany United Church, Burin Bay Arm. Internment was at Zion United Cemetery, Collin's Cove Sunday, Apr. 6 at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Larry Mitchell, Mark Harris, Darnell Grandy, Baxter Bolt, Boyd Foote and Allen Brushett.
Date posted: 04/15/03

DRAKE, Isaac L
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, Apr. 2, in the presence of his loving family, Isaac L. Drake of Marystown in his 56th year. Predeceased by mother and father Thomas and Josephine Drake, brother Michael and sister Martha. Left to mourn are his loving wife Theresa; sons Brian (wife Theresa) of Little Bay, Roland (wife Shelly) of Souris, PEI and Isaac Jr. (Kim Dober) of Spanish Room; daughter Roberta (husband Allan Gregory) of Souris, PEI. Also leaving to mourn sister Mary House (Leo) of Marystown, brothers John and Ogus of Marystown; grandchildren William, Karen, Misty Dawn, Chantelle, Tiffany and Charlene plus a large circle of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Father Ray Earle conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Friday, Apr. 4. Internment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marystown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Brian Drake, Roland Drake, Isaac Drake Jr., Ogus Drake, John Drake, John Power, Alphonsus Power and Ed Tom Dunphy. Cross bearer was Chantelle Drake.
Date posted: 04/08/03

FOOTE, Rosanna
Passed peacefully away at her home in Burin Bay Arm April 8, Rosanna Foote. She was 94 years old. Predeceased by husband Samuel in 1982, sons Glenwood in 1981 and Leslie Isaacs in 1997. Left to mourn are sons Ray (wife Nora) of Collin's Cove, Bram (wife Ruth) of Windsor, Garland (wife Ann) of Toronto, Malrey (wife Elizabeth) of St. John's and Alvin (wife Yvonne) of Burin; daughter Donna (husband Bruce Smith) of Hansport, N.S. Also leaving to mourn daughters-in-law Rennie Isaacs, Etta Foote and Blanche Peach; sisters Frances Dicks and Dulcie Ash; 27 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Captain P. Drover conducted funeral services at Salvation Citadel in Burin Bay. Internment was held at Salvation Army Cemetery, Salmonier. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Burin. Pallbearers were Major Bram Foote, Major Garland Foote, Malrey Foote, Dion Foote, Dale Foote and Darren Foote.
Date posted: 04/15/03

FORSEY, HAZEL S.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank Thursday, April 24, Hazel S. Forsey of Fortune. She was 81 years old. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Christina Monster, son William, daughter Irene, sisters Gladys and Ethel, brothers Norman and Earnest. Left to mourn are husband William; daughters Eleanor Grandy of St. John's and Lucy King (Norman) of Fortune; sons Fred (Joan) of Fortune, Walter of St. John's, John (Maxine) of Grand Bank and Glenn (Norma) of Happy Valley-Goose Bay; daughter-in-law Maisie of Fortune; sons-in-law Michael Delemaire of St. Pierre and Robert Grandy of Grand Bank; 13 grandchildren, three great-grand-children and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, from Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. Internment was at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy were Majors Derrick and Judith Barrow, Majors Frederick and Winnie Randell. Music was provided by Herb Dunford. Pallbearers were Dustin Forsey, Cecil Forsey, Norman King, Jake Weymouth, Clarence Brooks and Colin Hanham. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/06/03

HILLIER, JOHN R.
Passed peacefully away Tuesday, April 29, at the U.S. Memorial Hospital John R. Hillier of St. Lawrence. He was 82 years old. Left to mourn are his loving wife Frances, son Lloyd (wife Anne) of St. Lawrence, daughter Evelyn (husband Frank Haskell) of Corner Brook, grandchildren David, Amy, Frankie and Lacy and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Jim Pollard conducted funeral service at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline Thursday, May 1. Internment was at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Dave Hillier, Travis Hillier, John Hillier, Garry Hillier, Leslie Lovell and Frank Haskell.
Date posted: 05/06/03

HODDER, Hilda M
Passed peacefully away at her daughter's home, Hilda M. Hodder of St. Bernard's. She was 87 years old. Predeceased by husband John Patrick; sisters Marion Scott, Philomena Hynes and Gladys Parrott and granddaughter Elizabeth Hodder. Left to mourn are sons Bernard (wife Pierette) of Montreal and John (wife Marie) of Mount Pearl; daughters Leona (late Albert Waddleton) of Trepassey, Anita (husband John Furlong), Vera (late Kevin Hackett), Mary (Douglas Hodder), all of St. Bernard's, Pauline (husband Albert Fowler) of St. John's, and Carol Ann (husband Hugh Molloy) of Mount Pearl; 38 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral service at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's Saturday, Apr. 19. Internment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Bernard's. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Shane Fewer, Duane Hodder, Jason Furlong, Bernard Molloy, Douglas Hodder, Kevin Hackett, Dean Fowler and Tony Waddleton. Crossbearer was Danny Fewer.
Date posted: 04/22/03

HODDER, HILDA M.
Passed peacefully away at her daughter's home Hilda M. Hodder of St. Bernard's. She was 87 years old. Predeceased by husband John Patrick, sisters Marion Scott, Philomena Hynes, Gladys Parrott, granddaughter Elizabeth Hodder. Left to mourn are sons Bernard (wife Pierette) of Montreal, John (wife Marie) of Mount Pearl, daughters Barbara (husband Alfred) of St. Bernard's, Leona (late Albert Waddleton) of Trepassey, Anita (husband John Furlong), Vera (late Kevin Hackett), Mary (Douglas Hodder), all of St. Bernard's. Pauline (husband Albert Fowler) of St. John's, Carol Ann (husband Hugh Molloy) of Mount Pearl, 38 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral service at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's, Saturday April 19. Internment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Bernard's. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Pallbearers were Shane Fewer, Duane Hodder, Jason Furlong, Bernard Molloy, Douglas Hodder, Kevin Hackett, Dean Fowler, Tony Waddleton. Cross bearer was Danny Fewer.
Date posted: 05/06/03

HYNES, Philomena
Passes peacefully away at U.S. Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on April 03, 2003, Philomena Hynes of St. Bernard's in her 90th year. Predeceased by Husband-William, Sisters-Gladys Parrott and Marion Scott. Leaving to mourn, Sons: Augustine (wife Margaret) of St. Bernard's, Frank (wife Margaret) of Orangeville, ON, Kevin (wife Jean) of Halifax, N.S., William (wife Margaret) of Marystown. Daughters: Sheila (husband John Hackett) of Halifax, N.S., Rita (husband Leo Slaney) of St. Lawrence, Doris Mahoney of St. John's, Pauline (husband Lionel Walsh) of Toronto, ON. Sisters: Hilda Hodder at St. Bernard's. *Brothers: 23 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Fr. Jeff Kolonel at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on April 5, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Internment was at Sacred Heart RC Cemetery in St. Bernard's. Pallbearers were Gus Hynes, Kevin Hynes, Bill Hynes, Leo Slaney, Paul Slaney, Tom Scott, Cross Bearer: David Hynes. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
* No brothers listed
Date posted: 04/15/03

JOHNSON, Aaron J
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, Apr. 9, Aaron J. Johnson of Jacques Fontaine. He was 76 years old. Predeceased by wife Winnifred. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughters Annie Pittman (Albert) of Jacques Fontaine and Audrey Clements (Randy) of Sechalt, B.C.; sons Clayton (wife Elsie) of Jacques Fontaine and Cecil Allen (wife Gertie) of London, Ontario; grandchildren Tina, Ryan, Ken and Julie; one great-granddaughter Rachael. Also leaving to mourn sisters Caroline Lockyer and Olive Johnson and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Charles Harris conducted funeral service from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Jacques Fontaine Saturday, Apr. 12 at 2 p.m. Internment was at St. Paul's Cemetery, Jacques Fontaine. Organist was Hazel Smith. Pallbearers were Chris Smith, Joseph Brushett, Leslie Sheppard, Angus Brushett, Lloyd Harris and Clifford Allen. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 04/22/03

MOLLOY, Michael J.
Passed suddenly away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's, Apr. 4, Michael J. Molloy of Marystown. He was 70 years old. Predeceased by wife Theresa, brother Jerome and sister Veronica. Left to mourn are sons Michael (wife Shirley) of Ontario, John (wife Adaline) of Alberta, Leo, Jerome (Delores) and Adrian (wife Joanne) of Marystown; daughters Anna (husband Eugene) of PEI and Madonna (husband Rod) of Alberta. Also leaving to mourn are sister Sadie Reid of Marystown; brothers Thomas (June) of Nova Scotia and John (Mercedes) of Port aux Basques; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Father Ray Earle conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church Tuesday, Apr. 8. Internment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marystown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Chesley Lockyer, Leo Dober, Anthony Farrell, John Brinston, Joe Cheeseman and Eugene Walters. Cross bearer was Grand Molloy and Joella Molloy.
Date posted: 04/15/03

PAUL, Darlene Marie
Passed suddenly away at the Health Science Centre Apr 2, Darlene Marie Paul of Burin. She was 34 years old. Left to mourn are husband Edward; parents Fred and Denisine Brenton; grandmother Francis Antle; sisters Linda (Steve) and Sandi (Wally); nephew Kody and brother Terry all of Fort Nelson, B.C. Sadly missed by three sisters-in-law, five brothers-in-law along with their families and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Ray Earle conducted the funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Burin, Monday, Apr. 7. Internment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery Salt Pond, Burin. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Burin. Pallbearers were Don Paul, Clyde Paul, Ralph Paul, Bill Paul, Brad Paul and Terry Brenton. Cross bearer was Brian Paul.
Date posted: 04/15/03

PEACH, LILLIAN P.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank Monday, April 28, Lillian P. Peach of Grand Bank. She was 71 years old. Predeceased by her husband Gabriel, parents Sidney and Eliza Sooley. Left to mourn are daughters Joyce (Edward) Herridge at Grand Bank, Dorothy (Levi) Lushman at Corner Brook, Lisa at St. John's and Kelly (Alvin) at Grand Bank; sons Calvin (Dallas) at Norman's Cove, Ricky (Brenda) at Grand Bank, Wayne (Madonna) at Grand Bank, Sterling (Colleen) at Brampton, Ontario, Shawn (Joyce) at Grey River and Rodney (Dayle) at Brampton; 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters Lottie at Heart's Content, Betty (Philip) Chislett at Heart's Delight, Isabella (Robert) Harnum at Whiteway and Shirley (Mac) at Florida; brothers Robert (Shirley) Sooley and Andrew (Mildred) Sooley, both of Heart's Delight, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. Internment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy were Majors Derrick and Judith Barrow. Music was provided by Herb Dunford. Pallbearers were Shawn Peach, Sterling Peach, Calvin Peach, Wayne Peach, Rick Peach, Norman Peach, Rodney Peach and Brian Sooley. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/06/03

RIDEOUT, Roseanne I. (Rose)
Passed peacefully away Thursday, April 3, at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank, Mrs. Rose Rideout of Grand Bank. She was 78 years old. Predeceased by brother Max and sister Greta. Left to mourn are husband Pierce at Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's; sons: Roland (wife Joan), Wayne (wife Margo) at Grand Bank and Geoff (wife Judy) of Riverview, New Brunswick; daughter Heidi Pittman (husband Rick) of St. John's and Shanna Dee Stafford (husband Neil) of Conception Bay South. Also leaving to mourn brother Ben Perry (wife Judy) of Badger's Quay, sister Carrie Templeman (husband Gordon) at Paradise, six grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m. from Grand Bank United Church. Internment followed at the United Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy was Reverend Raymond A. Case. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were Maxwell Boland, Gordon Stoyles, Randolph Perry, Winston Perry, Mack Rideout and Winston Grandy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where Dedicated People Care."
Date posted: 04/15/03

 

 

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