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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - April 2007

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BARNES, Helen
Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre Sunday, April 22, 2007, Helen Barnes of Grand Le Pierre in her 54th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Garland, son Rodney (Dianne) of Brooks, Alberta and daughter Rosalind (Derrick) Hackett of Medicine Hat, Alberta; parents Henry and Florence of Port aux Basques and Emily and Gary of Mississauga, Ontario; sisters Ada (John), Martha (Mark), Lucy (Aubrey), Maxine (William) and Judy (Russell); brothers Charlie (Lorraine), William, Eric (Ruth) and David; three grandchildren Mariska, Mackenzie and Logan, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Burial of ashes and funeral service was from St.Thomas Anglican Church in Grand Le Pierre on Monday, April 30 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery Grand Le Pierre. In her memory donations may be made to the Barnes Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove funeral Homes. Helping Families Through Life. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

CAINES, Emma R.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on April 13, 2007, Emma R. Caines of Garnish in her 94th year. Predeceased by husbands Clayton Harris and James Caines. Leaving to mourn her sons: Clayton Harris (Elizabeth) of Garnish, Charlie Harris (Christine) of Portugal Cove, grandson Tony Harris (Molly) of St. John's, daughter Joanne (Doug Abbot) of St. John's, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Chris Andrews of Garnish United Church on April 15, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at United Church Cemetery in Garnish.Pallbearers were: Joseph Grandy, Alvin Day, Roy Grandy, Douglas Abbott, James Drover and Ernest Cluett. Donations in her memory may be made to the Garnish United Church in Garnish. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

CLARKE, Justin Michael
Passed suddenly away at Jacques Fontaine, Monday, April 30, 2007, Justin Michael Clarke of Jacques Fontaine in his 26th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories mother Darlene and father William; sister Melvina; brother Hughie; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic church in St. Bernard's Thursday, May 3rd 2:20 p.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Bernard's. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

HANRAHAN; Raymond
Passed suddenly away at his home in Marystown, Friday, April 20, 2007, Raymond (Beau) Hanrahan of Marystown in his 50th year. Predeceased by mother Mary-Ann, father Raymond and brother Martin. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Diana Hanrahan of Limerick, Ireland; sisters Clothilda (Stephen) Young and Angela (Maxwell) Chipman; brothers Richard (Melinda), Agustine (sis) (Betty), Leo, Stephen, Donald (Dianne) and Patrick (Colleen) plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Monday, April 30th, 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

HODDER, Charles Henry
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on April 15, 2007 Charles Henry Hodder of Rock Harbour in his 85th year. Predeceased by wife: Arabella, brother: Stephen Hodder and brother-in-law: Arthur Hooper, sister -in-law: Frances Brown and parents: James and Sarah Hodder. Leaving to mourn his son: Wayne of Creston South,daughters:Glennis (Russell Brown) of Mooring Cove and Betty (Keith Brown) of Rock Harbour, sisters: Mabel (Hector Cleal) of Marystown and Eliza Hooper of Creston South, sister-in-law Cecilia (John Hodder) of Halifax and five grandchildren, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Berdina Ford at St. Peter's Anglican Church of Rock Harbour on April 17, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. Pallbearers were: Rodney Brown, Brent Brown, Charles Hooper, Wylie Hooper, Baxter Rose and Blake Rose. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund in Rock Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

KENNEDY, Private Kevin Vincent
Died tragically Sunday, April 8, 2007, in Afghanistan while serving with the 2nd BN Royal Canadian Regiment, Hotel Company Battle Group, Private Kevin Vincent Kennedy formerly of St. Lawrence. Predeceased by grandparents, John and Rita Kennedy, grandmother Mary Gibbons and aunt Augusta Gibbons. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories parents Myles Kennedy and Catherine Kennedy, brother Michael Kennedy of Halifax, Nova Scotia, grandfather Lawrence Gibbons, aunts, uncles and cousins plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass was held from Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in St. Mary's,Thursday, April 19th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Vincent's. Pallbearers were Comd. Sgt Russell N.B.J., Mcpl Keough J.J., Pte. Oakley J.L.A., Pte. Campbell, Pte Tupper R.J., Pte. Kilby L.S., Pte. Hapshield T.W., Pte. McMullin J.J.G., and Pte. Burton K.P. In Kevin's memory, donations may be made to the St. Lawrence Soccer Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life." Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

MCCARTHY, Michael P.
Passed suddenly away at the Health Science Tuesday, April 24, 2007, Michael P. McCarthy of Marystown in his 61st year. Predeceased by father Patrick. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Loretta: sons Michael (Robin) and Glen (Vicki), both of Edmonton, Alberta: daughter Leanne (J.P.) of Halifax, Nova Scotia; mother Gladys, sisters Loretta, Virginia (Aloysius), Carmel and Jackie (Lorne); brothers Clayton (Cassie), Jim (Debbie), Con (Mary), Ted and Tim (Jeannie); three very special grandchildren - Patrick , Beth and Madeline, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Father Ted O'Connor conducted Funeral Mass from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marystown. In his memory donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

MILLER, Leonard
(May 24, 1947 - April 27, 2007)

Passed away suddenly at the Grand Bank Health Care Centre on Friday, April 27, 2007, Leonard Miller of Fortune, age 59 years. Predeceased by parents Dorothy and Simeon Miller, mother and father-in-law Eleanor and Freeman Cox, brother George Miller. Leaving to mourn wife Annie, sons Kevin (Michelle), Kerry (Joanne) of Fortune, and Keith (Michelle) at Paradise; five grandchildren: Brandon, Samantha, Stacey, Carly, Malorie; four brothers: Eric (Alice) Grand Bank, Herman (Gladys), Garnett (Annibelle), Simeon (Melita), all of Fortune; six sisters: Margaret (Ernest Price), Vera (Bill Matthews) all of Mt. Pearl, Cora (John Martin), Marjorie (Anselm Cox) all of Fortune, Rose Miller, Montreal, Clara Miller, Paradise, sister-in-law Alma Miller, Fortune. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. James Pollard from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1st. Interment followed at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Organist was Henrietta Pope. Pallbearers were: Claude Flemming, Ron Dodge, Cecil Lockyer, Howard Miller, Charles Grandy and Ernest Follett. Donations in his memory may be made to the Family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

O'QUINN, Vera Power
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, Aril 29, 2007, Vera Power O'Quinn of Marystown in her 69th year. Predeceased by husbands David Power (1996) and Lawrence O'Quinn (2001), and brother Clayton. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons David (Laura) of Marystown and Frank (Shelley) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; daughters Elaine (Paul) Hillier, Mary (Gary) Driscoll, Stella (Duane) Stokes, all of Marystown and Rosemary (Barry) Foote of Calgary, Alberta; sisters Stella (Gene), Helen and Anne Marie (Allan); brothers Bernard (Ann) and Roy; special friend Leo Scott, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Thursday, May 3rd, 10:30 a.m. In her memory donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral homes. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

PARDY, Dorothy Melita
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's on April 10, 2007, Dorothy Melita Pardy of Marystown in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn: her loving sons Clarence (Lucy), St. John's and Edward Jr. (Mercedes), Mount Pearl: daughters Juanita (Robert Cox), Marystown: Dorothy Murphy, Parker's Cove and Gertrude (Robert Stapleton), Mount Pearl: 22 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by brothers Stanley and Jack Saunders, sisters Hannah Jane Keeping, Emily Smith and Florence Smith and granddaughter Roxanne Pardy. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Mary's Anglican Church, Marystown. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Berdina Ford at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Marystown on Friday, April 13, 2007 at 2:00 pm. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery, Creston South.Pallbearers were her granddaughters - Vanessa Cox, Sherry Pearcey, Valerie Pardy, Dorothy Lake, Janice Stapleton and Tanya Murphy. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

PATTEN, Shirley
(October 26, 1942 - April 14, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's, on Saturday, April 14, 2007, Shirley Patten of Grand Bank, age 64 years. Predeceased by parents Frank and Agnus Thornhill; brothers Eli, Gordon and William; and sister Ruby. Leaving to mourn: husband Eli at Grand Bank; son Mike at Conception Bay South; daughter Angi at St. John's; grandsons Jacob and Craig; sisters Bertha Andrews (Gord) at St. John's; Margaret Hamilton (Jim) at St. John's; Sue Blagdon at Grand Bank; brothers Harold Thornhill (Irene) at Fortune; Ewart Thornhill (Edna) at Ottawa. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Lewis Crewe assisted by Rev. Raymond Case from the Grand Bank United Church at 2 pm on Tuesday, April 17th. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Maxine Rose. Pallbearers were: Mike Patten, Winston Grandy, Max Hickman, Albert Williams, Fred Douglas and Keith Hillier. Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank: "Where Dedicated People Care."

REID, Harriett (Hattie) Mary
August 23, 1926 - April 24, 2007

Passed peacefully away at her home in Green's Harbour on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in the presence of her loving family, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer, Hattie Reid, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband Elwood (1967); parents: Joshua and Elizabeth Plank, brother Tom Plank, Port Au Bras, father in law and mother in law George and Violet Reid, brothers-in-law: Reg Reid, Dave Harnum, Jim Reid and Lew Reid. leaving to mourn five children: Doreen (George Piercey), Elaine (Lee Piercey), Ted (Evelyn), Sylvia (Wayne Edison), and Thelma. Seven grandchildren: Michael (Tina Walsh), Matthew (Deirdre Wilcocks), Melissa, Mila, Ted, Adam and Jennifer. One precious great-granddaughter Keeley, one brother Jim Plank, brother in law Harvey (Sadie) Reid. Also lovingly remembered by sisters-in-law: Lillian Reid, Nita Harnum, Margaret Reid, Benita Reid and Aunt Maisie Woodman. Friends Caleb and Rub Howell and family, Rick Mercer and Baxter Crocker and family and a large number of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A visitation for family and friends was held at Warren's Funeral Home in Dildo on Thursday April 26, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and on Friday April 27, 2007 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. The Memorial Service was held at Faith United Church in Green's Harbour on April 28th, 2 pm. Interment followed. As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully declined and donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.wrrensfuneralhome.ca

RIDEOUT, Mary Ellen
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Home Tuesday, Aril 17, 2007 Mary Ellen Rideout of Marystown in her 85th year. Predeceased by husband Edward and son Isaac. leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Michael (Ann) of St. John's, Hilary (Shirley) of Marystown, Edward (Audrey) of Burin, John (Angus) of Labrador City, Hubert (Cathy) of Marystown, Martin (Debbie) of Burin, Jerome (Suzan) of Labrador City and Walter of Marystown; daughters Elizabeth (Hughie) Yetman of St. Mary's, Theresa (John) Caines of Halifax, Juliette (Brian) Lee of St. Mary's and Adelaide (Wayne) Coombs of Marystown; brothers Tom Dober, Jerome Dober, Bern Dober and Hubert Dober, sister Helen Thorne; 36 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic church in Marystown Friday,April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Mrs. Rideout's memory, donations may be made to The Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. "Helping Families Through Life." Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

ROGERS, John F.
(April 2, 1937 - April 5, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Thursday, April 5, 2007, John F. Rogers of Mount Pearl, formerly of Grand Bank, age 70 years. Predeceased by parents Robert and Martha Rogers and brother Graham. Leaving to mourn: wife Eileen: daughters Donna (Bill), Debbie, Dee-Ann (Morley): son David: 5 grandchildren Andrew, Jaclyn, Shae-Lynn, Jillian and Robyn; brothers Clayton (Carrie), Jim, sisters: Jessie, Frances (Raymond), special niece Judy, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army Citadel at 2 p.m. on Sunday April 8th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by Herbert Dunford and Tom Cumben. Pallbearers were: Claude Rose, Andrew Hillier, Harvey Clarke, Bill Lake, Harold Lake and Dan Noseworthy. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

ROFF, Emily Ann
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Saturday April 28, 2007, Emily Ann Roff of Mortier in her 79th year. Predeceased by husband William, brothers Dennis Long and Albert Foote and sister Margaret Day. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Kenneth of Marystown, Alvin (Bonnie) of Mortier, Dennis (Stella) of Mortier, William Jr. (Roxanne) of Burin and Geoffrey (Jackie) of Marystown; daughter Ursula of Burin; sisters Mary (Bill) Long, Ursula (Terry) Marshall and Vera (John) McKay; grandchildren Shannon Roff, Justin Roff, Jessica Fudge, Jarrod Roff, Noah Roff and Bradley Roff; great-grandchild Brooklyn Roff, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Burin Tuesday, May 1st 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Fox Cove. In her memory donations may be made to The Diabetes Association or St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral home. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

ROSE, Rebecca H.
(December 5, 1912 - April 19, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest InterFaith home, Grand Bank on Thursday, April 19, 2007, Rebecca H. Rose of Grand Bank, age 94 years. Predeceased by husband Hector; leaving to mourn, 2 daughters Viola (Len) at Grand Bank; Hazel (Max) at Kingston, Ontario; 3 grandchildren Dianne, Dan and Matthew; 4 great-grandchildren Rebecca, Alex, Naomi and Kristopher; 1 sister Meta (Rick) at Toronto, Ontario. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank tonight, Thursday from 7 pm - 9 pm, and on Friday and Saturday from 10 am 0 12 noon; 2 pm - 5 pm; 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Lewis Crewe from Grand Bank United Church on Sunday, April 22nd at 2 pm. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were: Glenn Rogers, Clarence Rogers, Robin Smith, Jack Cumben, Everett Forsey and Dave Warren. Donations in her memory may be made to United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank: "Where Dedicated People Care."

SMITH, Catherine Mary
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, April 29, 2007, Catherine Mary Smith of Marystown in her 86th year. Predeceased by husband Frank and son James. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Frank and Tom, both of Marystown; daughters Mary (Don) Clarke of Little St. Lawrence, Rachel (Lou) Short of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Marion (Cliff) Briffitt of Shoal Harbour, Sue (Harvey) Brown of Marystown and Kay (Wayne) Turpin of Marystown; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, Wednesday, May 2. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In her memory donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Parish in Marystown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. www.whitedove.ca

THORNHILL, Maxwell G. Sr.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, April 4, 2007, Maxwell G. Thornhill of Fortune in his 79th year. Predeceased by parents John and Jane Thornhill. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Sarah, Sons: Frank (Verna) of Dartmouth, Max (Wendy) of Fortune, Philip (Maude) of Fortune, Hubert (Libby) of Calgary, Wayne (Susanne) of Fortune and Lockie (Minnie) of Brooks. Daughters: Betty (Roy) of Lower Sackville, Brenda (Barry) of Fortune and Kim (Colin) of Grand Bank, sisters: Gertrude Dunne of Corner Brook, Edna Slaney and Susie Dunne of Fortune, brother William Thornhill of Fortune, 25 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held from the United Church in Fortune on Saturday, April 7th at 2:00 p.m. In his memory donations may be made to the Thornhill Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes "Helping Families Through Life" Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

WARREN, Rhoda Irene
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday, April 7, 2007, Rhoda Warren of Marystown in her 61st year. Predeceased by son Darren in 2001 and father Thomas Crocker. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Jerry, son Randy (Mary) of Brooks, Alberta, daughter Amanda Warren Brennan (Gerard) also of Brooks, Alberta, mother Isabelle Crocker, sister Jeanette (Arch) Walsh, brothers Leonard (Sarah), Edgar (Margaret), Chester and Randy, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Tuesday, Aril 10th at 10:30 a.m. Cremation followed with a private family burial service. In her memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes "Helping Families Through Life" Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

WHYTE, Vincent J.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Saturday, April 28, 2007, Vincent J. Whyte of South East Bight in his 50th year. Predeceased by mother Mary Agnes and father Patrick and nephew Patrick Murphy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Margaret, son Andrew (Leah) and daughter Suzanne Marie, all of South East Bight; sisters Mary (Martin), Theresa (Mike), Ann (Raymond) and Florence (Don); brothers William (Mary), Patrick (Clara), john (Kathleen) and Anthony (Mathilda); special friends Eric and Shirley Brenton, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from St. Anne's Roman Catholic church in South East Bight Tuesday, May 1st, 11 a.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in South East Bight. Funeral arrangements entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Please visit us online at www.whitedove.ca

 

 

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

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