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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - April 2005

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BROWN, Rita M.
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on March 22, 2005, Rita M. Brown of Marystown in her 77th year. Leaving to mourn husband George, sons: Winston (wife Elizabeth of Mount Pearl), Keith wife Betty of Rock Harbour, Wade of Mount Pearl, Basil wife Gerri of St. John's, Colin wife Linda of Valleyview, AB, Allister of Mount Pearl. Daughter: Gloria of Valleyview, AB. Brother, John J. Hodder at Halifax, 9 grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Services were conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Rock Harbour, on March 24, 2005 at 2:00 PM. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery in Rock Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation - DDR Project. Pallbearers were: Winston Brown, Keith Brown, Basil Brown, Allister Brown, Rodney Brown and Brent Brown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 04/05/05)

EDWARDS, Joseph P.
Passed peacefully away April 7, 2005, at his home in Marystown, Joseph P. Edwards. He was 94 years old. Predeceased by wife Blanche, sisters Elizabeth and Minnie, mother Elizabeth, father Vincent, daughter Elizabeth and great-grandchild Erin. Left to mourn are sons Vincent (wife June) of Port aux Basques, Bernard (wife Janet) of St. John's, Alfred (wife Evelyn) of Labrador City, Jim (wife Jenny) of Sydney, N.S., Joe (wife Pauline) of Marystown, John (wife Yvonne) of Marystown, Andy (wife Lorraine) of Marystown and Larry (wife Sheila) of Burin; daughters Marie (husband Dennis Bell) of Montreal, Emily (husband Bill Withers) of Marystown and Marion (husband Arch Adams) of Burin. Also leaving to mourn sister Emily Kennedy of Ontario, 23 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Craig conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Saturday, April 9 with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Andrew Edwards Jr., Rick Edwards, David Edwards, Scott Edwards, Craig Edwards and Paul Edwards. Cross bearer was Andrew Edwards Sr.
(Date posted: 04/19/05)

FARRELL, Anastasia
Passed peacefully away Saturday, March 19, 2005 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Anastasia Farrell of Little Bay. She was 85. Predeceased by husband Jack, sister Mary Jo and great-grandson Tyrone. Left to mourn are sons Dominic (Donna), Kenneth (Violet), Adrian (Debbie), all of Little Bay, Howard (Marge) of Marystown and Kevin (Marilyn) of Lawn; daughters Susanna (Dave) of Burin, Helen (Levi), Kathleen (Barry) and Mary Jo (Tom) of Jean De Baie, and Georgina (Robert) of Epworth. Also leaving to mourn are sister Hannah Emberley of Rushoon; brothers Adrian Hanrahan of Marystown, Patrick Hanrahan of St. John's and John Hanrahan of Little Bay; 28 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral Mass at the Sacred Heart Church, Marystown, Tuesday, Mar. 22 with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Little Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Tom Molloy, Barry Hickman, Levi Scott, Joe Walsh, Robert Mitchell and Dave Drake. Cross bearer was Gladys Hickman.
(Date posted: 04/12/05)

FOOTE, Peter J. Passed peacefully away Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, Peter J. Foote of Rushoon. He was 85 years old. Predeceased by mother Caroline and father John. Left to mourn are cousins, their families and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral Mass at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, Rushoon Saturday, April 2, with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Rushoon. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were John Murphy, William Bennett, Alphonsus Murphy, Albert Drake, Robert Drake and James Lake. Cross bearer was Charles Lake.
(Date posted: 04/12/05)

GILLINGHAM, Harvey W.
June 6, 1933 - April 16, 2005

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on April 16, 2005, Harvey Gillingham of Creston North in his 71st year. Predeceased by parents Jeanette and Sydney, stepfather Andrew Lane, brother Harold. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Ellen; sons Whylie (Imelda) of St. John, NB, Levi (Linda) of Fort McMurray, AB., John (Wanda) of Marystown, NL; daughters Sylvia (Gordon) of Marystown, NL, Cynthia (Philip) of Lab. City, NL., Jacqueline (Pius) of Edmonton, AB; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Oscar Elms officiated funeral service on April 18, 2005 from United Church, Creston North with interment following at United Cemetery, Creston North. Pallbearers were Amanda Brake, Philip Brake, Dylan Gillingham, Maegan Gillingham, Gordon Smith and Mark Smith. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Loving Memories Last Forever."
(Date posted: 02/15/05)

HILLIER, Jane
Passed peacefully away April 6, 2005, Jane Hillier of Fortune. She was 71 years old. Left to mourn are husband Clyde Hillier Sr; sons Roland (Judy), George (Anita), Clyde Jr. (Marie), Bruce (Yvonne) and Ambrose (Cindy); daughters Roseanne (Mario), Dolores (Fred), Geraldine (Mike), Roma (Fred), Connie (Vinko) and Gail. Also leaving to mourn are 20 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at the All Saints Anglican Church, Saturday, Apr 9. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Home, Fortune. Pallbearers were Roland Hillier, George Hillier, Clyde Hillier, Ambrose Hillier, Dolores Hillier and Roseanne Feritti.
(Date posted: 04/19/05)

HILLIER, Simeon F.
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, April 5, 2005, Simeon F. Hillier of Grand Bank age 85 years. Predeceased by wife Susanna, parents William and Elizabeth Hillier, brothers Albert, Max, Abraham, sisters, Hannah Butler, Frances Price. Leaving to mourn are four daughters, Georgina Rodway (Eugene) at Fort Smith, NWT, Joan Samms (Bill) at Grand Bank, Dulcie Bemister (Clarence) at Stratford, Ont., Mary Grandy (Joe) at Frenchman's Cove, 1 son Philip (Effie) at Grand Bank, 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 4 brothers, Garfield (Emma) at Grand Bank, Earnest (Carrie) at Grand Bank, William at St. Lawrence, Clarence (Mary) at St. John's, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. James Pollard from Saint Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank on Friday, April 8, 2005 at 2 p.m. Interment followed in Saint Alban's Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Karen Lee. Pallbearers were Matthew Grandy, Steven Hillier, George Noseworthy, Albert Hillier, Kevin Hillier, Paul Noseworthy. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where dedicated people care."
(Date posted: 04/19/05)

KEEPING, Donald
Passed peacefully away at Red Harbour, Donald Keeping of Red Harbour. He was 68 years old. Predeceased by parents Nelson and Cecilia Keeping. Left to mourn are brother Cyril (wife Margaret), nieces Susan and Sharon, nephew Michael, great-nieces Ashleigh, Shannon and Jennifer and great-great-nephews Aidan and Liam all of Brampton, Ontario and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Oscar Elms conducted funeral services at White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown, Tuesday, Mar. 29 with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Red Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Fred Clarke, David Smith, James Bishop, Kevin Peddle, Edgar Hamilton, and Cecil Senior.
(Date posted: 04/12/05)

NEWPORT, Thomas G.
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, April 5, 2005, Thomas G. Newport of Garnish, age 60 years. Predeceased by his parents Eunice Newport and Ivy Marsh. Leaving to mourn his very special family of North 3A at the Waterford Hospital, sisters Irene, Nina (Lorne) Welsh and Margaret (Frank) Penney; brothers Ray (Marjorie), Howard (Georgina); special father Charlie Grandy; aunts and uncles and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Captain Laverne Fudge from the Salvation Army, Garnish at 2 p.m., on Saturday, April 9th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Garnish. Organist was Bella Moulton. Pallbearers were Jason Newport, Trevor Newport, Cliff Newport, Chris Welsh, Ches Smith and Charlie Barnes. Donations in his memory may be made to North 3A Unit at the Waterford Hospital, St. John's. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where dedicated people care."
(Date posted: 04/19/05)

PATTEN, Charles
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, March 29, 2005, Charles Norman Paten, age 79. Celebrating his life are his wife Susan and children: Robert (Nancy), John (Debbie), Margaret and Jane (Thomas). Left with beautiful, treasured memories are his much loved grandchildren; Allan, Anna, Stephanie, Juleah, Susan and Catherine. Also left to mourn are his brother Chesley (Kay) and sister Jane in Toronto. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends were able to visit the family at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday, March 30th, from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, March 31st, from 10-12, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at St. Thomas' Anglican Church Friday, April 01, at 11:00 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the VON, St. John's or to the Seaman's Memorial Grand Bank, P.O. Box 640, Grand Bank, NL A0E 1W0
(Date posted: 04/05/05)

SNOOK, Dinah
Passed peacefully away Sunday, April 3, 2005 at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John's, Dinah Snook formerly of Fortune, aged 97 years. Predeceased by husband William, daughter Rose MacPhee and son John. Left to mourn are her children Maria Woodland, June Inder (Jim) of St. John's, Jane Wojciechowski (Jim) of Buffalo, New York, George (Winnie) of Quebec, Bruce (Joan) of Fortune and Roy of New Glasgow, N.S., son-in-law Alfred MacPhee (Carol) of Clarenville, 13 beloved grandchildren, 17 cherished great-grandchildren and one adored great-great-grandson, several nieces and nephews who were very special to her, roommate Marjorie Peddle and the staff and residents of Glenbrook Lodge, other relatives and many friends. Funeral service was held Wednesday, April 6, at 1 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Fortune with interment following at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. Donations in her memory may be made to The Salvation Army Citadel, Fortune. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Fortune.
(Date posted: 04/12/05)

STOODLEY, Annie F.
Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Friday, March 25, 2005, Annie F. Stoodley of Grand Bank, age 92 years. Predeceased by husband Robert W. Stoodley. Leaving to mourn son Allan (Bee), daughter Helena Fizzard (Lewis), 7 grandchildren: Luanne Thompson, Robert Fizzard, Linda Sellers, Karen Stoodley, Keith Stoodley, Steven Stoodley and Marcus Stoodley; 10 great-grandchildren, as well as many other family and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Raymond Case from the Grand Bank United Church on Monday, March 28, 2005. Interment followed in the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund or Senior's Resource Centre, St. John's, NL. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were Luanne Thompson, Robert Fizzard, Marcus Stoodley, Linda Sellers, Steven Stoodley, Keith Stoodley. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where dedicated people care."
(Date posted: 04/05/05)

 

 

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