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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - August 2004

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

DAY, Susie L.
Passed suddenly away Saturday, August 21, 2004 at her home in Garnish, Susie L. Day. She was 83 years old. Predeceased by husband Harvey, sisters Lenzie Drover and Sadie Cluett. Also leaving to mourn (his??) sisters Joyce Mitchell of Boston, Florence Sessions of California and Shirley Banfield of Labrador; brother Ernest Cluett of Garnish and special nephews, nieces, great-nephews and nieces, family and friends. Reverend Austin Marsh conducted funeral services at the United Church in Garnish, Tuesday, August 24, with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Garnish. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Charlie Harris, Roy Grandy, Harvey Cluett, Joseph Grandy, Ernest Cluett and Herbert Day.
Date posted: 08/31/04

EDWARDS, Catherine Rita
August 17, 1919 - July 30, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, July 30, 2004, Catherine Rita Edwards of Little St. Lawrence in her 84th year. Predeceased by parents Robert and Mary Ellen Kearney and brothers William, Michael and Walter Kearney. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Benjamin, sons Michael and wife Florence of Little St. Lawrence and Emanuel and wife Karen of Halifax, N.S. Daughters Mary Schuler and husband the late Frank Schuler of Vancouver, B.C., Alice Edwards and husband Dr. Kenneth Suh of Bemus Point, New York, Ellen Walsh and husband James of Marystown, Noellia Kearney and husband Bill of British Columbia, Jackie Corcoran and husband James of Lewin's Cove, Madeline Fancy and husband Kevin of Halifax, NS, Loretta Hollett and husband Wade of Lewin's Cove, Violet Sparks and husband John of Corner Brook and Cathy Edwards of Alberta; 21 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, sister Alice Edwards of St. Lawrence and brother Robert Kearney of St. Lawrence plus a large circle of other family and friends. Father Frank Puddister officiated funeral mass on August 2nd from St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Church, St. Lawrence with interment following at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, St. Lawrence. Crossbearers and pallbearers: Alice, Jackie, Violet, Madeline, Ellen, Loretta, Cathy. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"A Woman of Virtue, Kindness and Modesty."
Date posted: 08/24/04

FIANDER, Paulette Joan
Passed away suddenly at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, July 21, 2004, Paulette Joan Fiander, 39 of Jacques Fontaine (formerly of English Harbour West). She was predeceased by her mother and father, Elizabeth and John Fiander; her brother John and sister Vivian. Left to mourn are sisters Bessie (Henry Pardy) of North Harbour, Barbara Miles of North Harbour, and Elsie (Cluny Wells) of English Harbour West; brother Henry Fiander (wife Paulette) of North Harbour; sister-in-law Dora Lockyer; Alternate Care Family Mary Brushett, and children Peter, Paul and Amanda; and special friend Fergus. Reverend Fagen conducted the funeral services at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in North Harbour Sunday, July 25. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery in North Harbour. Pallbearers were Russell Pardy, Terry Wells, John Fiander, Jeffrey Fiander, Glen Cox, Eric Lockyer, Elroy Mitchell and Peter Brushett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown.
Date posted: 08/03/04

FOOTE, Malcolm J
August 21, 1941 - August 16, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on August 16, 2004, Malcolm Foote of Burin in his 62nd year. Predeceased by parents James and Maryanne Foote, brother Gordon Foote, sisters Mabel and Gertie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Doris; sons Travis Foote (Robyn) of Edson AB, Kenneth Foote (Amanda) of Burin; daughters - Ruby (Leo Ryan) of Burin, Cathy (Clarence Adams) of Burin; 7 grandchildren - Cindy, Stephanie, Christopher, Sarah, Matthew, Thomas and Shianne; brother Maxwell Foote of Burin plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Susan White officiated the funeral service on August 19, 2004 from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove, with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Pallbearers were Robert Matthews, Harold Matthews, Max Matthews, Jim Foote, Maxwell Foote, Neil Kirby. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Loving memories last forever."
Date posted: 08/24/04

GRANDY, Frank E.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank, Sunday, Aug 22, 2004 Frank E. Grandy of Grand Bank. Age 82 years. Predeceased by wives Edith and Sarah, parents Frank and Nina Grandy, brother Steve, sisters Susie Newport and Mary Howse. Left to mourn are daughters Vera Butt (Harry) of Grand Bank, Annie Douglas (Edward) of St. John's and Edith Grandy of St. John's; son William (Amelia) of Whitehorse; brother Heber (Kay) of Nova Scotia; sisters Anne Clarke and Vangeline Howse of St. John's; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted Wednesday, August 25 by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where we believe in serving others as we ourselves would like to be served." Pallbearers were Leonard Butt, Riley Scott, Robert Moore, David Kendall, Steven Barnes and Kevin Kelley.
Date posted: 08/31/04

HODDER, Laura M.
Passed peacefully away July 31, 2004, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Laura M. Hodder of St. John's (formerly of Mooring Cove). She was 74 years old. Predeceased by parents and brothers James and Theophilius. Left to mourn are sister Madonna (Jack Munn) of Thunder Bay, Ontario; sister-in-law Mary Hodder, special friend Wayne Lacey both of St. John's and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m. with interment at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marystown. Pallbearers were Wayne Lacey, Ernest Farrell, John P. Nolan, Donald Nolan, Wayne Power and Leo Nolan. Crossbearer was Geraldine Power. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown.
Date posted: 08/10/04

HODDER, Meta
Meta Hodder
of St. Lawrence passed peacefully away August 11, 2004 at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre at the age of 89. She was predeceased by her husband John. Left to mourn are her son John of St. John's; daughters Lucy (Bill Pearce) of Mount Pearl, and Edna (Elias Hodder) of Jacques Fontaine. Also left to mourn are her brother Gordon Hodder of Creston South, 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Oscar Elms at the United Church in Creston North Friday, August 13 at 3 p.m. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Pearce, William Pearce, Scott Hodder, John Hickman, Allen Conrad and Phillip Harris. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown.
Date posted: 08/17/04

KELLY, James P
Passed peacefully away Thursday, August 19, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, James P. Kelly of Marystown. He was 87 years old. Predeceased by children Kenneth and Thomas. Left to mourn wife Mary, sons Dennis (wife Amelia), Fintan (wife Theresa), Wade (Lisa) of Marystown, Kevin (wife Grace) of Grand Bank, Jim (wife Carmelita) of Edmonton, Phonse (wife Cathy of Mount Pearl), Ron (wife Lisa) of Brampton, Ont; daughters Sister Mary Kelly of St. Brides Convent, St. John's, Brenda (husband Steve MacDonald) of Dartmouth, Doris (husband Noel Codner) of Torbay. Also leaving to mourn sister Julia Baker of US Memorial, St. Lawrence, caregivers Margie and Emma, grandchildren Rodney, Pamela, Jeff, Jason, Patsy, Marsha, Bradley, Sheldon, Kelly, Nicole, Kira, Alice, Kristen, Lisa, Courtney, Nekia, Colton, Sasha, Jamie, great grandchild Nicholas and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Monday, August 28, 2004 with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marystown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Dennis Kelly, Kevin Kelly, Jim Kelly, Phonse Kelly, Fintan Kelly, Ron Kelly. Cross bearer was Wade Kelly.
Date posted: 08/24/04

KELLY, Jerry
November 20, 1954 - August 11, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 Jerry Kelly of Burin in his 49th year. Predeceased by parents William and Iza Kelly, sister, Marie Hickman. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Ettie; son Junior Kelly of Calgary; daughter Jacqueline (Craig) of Paradise; brothers Bill Kelly (Myrtle) of Burin, Randy Kelly (Wanda) of Burin, Harvey Kelly (Lois) of Norman's Cove, Garry Kelly (Mary) of Burin; sisters, Lorraine (Gerald) of Burin, Shirley of Burin, Kate of St. John's. Rev. Berdina Ford officiated funeral service on August 15th from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove with interment following on August 18th at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Ship Cove. Pallbearers were Gerald, Harvey, Randy, Gordon, Tommy, Carl. Crossbearer was Andrew. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Too well loved to ever Be Forgotten."
Date posted: 08/24/04

LOVELL, Gertrude L.
Passed peacefully away at her residence Tuesday, August 3, 2004, Gertrude L. Lovell of Lamaline in her 90th year. Predeceased by husband James in 1991 and daughter Mary in 1985. Left to mourn are sons Leslie (Susan) of Lamaline, Edgar (Daphne) of Marystown and Wayne (Caroline) of Lamaline; daughters Florence (Carl), Roberta (Pierre) of Ontario and Shirley (Charles) of Mount Pearl; son-in-law George "Bud" Osmond of Corner Brook; 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend James Pollard Thursday, August 5 at 2 p.m. from Saint Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. Organist was daughter-in-law Susie Lovell. Pallbearers were her grandsons Wade Lovell, Dexter Lovell, Tony Lovell, Robert Lovell, Mitchell Lovell, and great-grandson T.J. Lovell. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where we are totally dedicated to serving the needs of families who have lost their loved one".
Date posted: 08/10/04

LUNDRIGAN, Patrick
Passed suddenly away Saturday, August 21, 2004 at his home in Marystown, Patrick Lundrigan. He was 54 years old. Predeceased by parents John and Laura Lundrigan. Left to mourn are wife Madonna, son Cory (wife Dawn) of Grand Prairie, daughter Patricia (Mark) of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Alice Pardy of Marystown and Madonna Brown of Burin; brothers Allan Lundrigan of Burin, John Lundrigan of Mooring Cove and Urby Lundrigan of Burin; and a large circle of other relatives and friend. Father Charles Kelly conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Wednesday, August 25 with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marystown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Joseph Coady, Samuel Mitchell, Patrick Power Jr., Danny Cheeseman, Austin Fewer and Aloysius Drake. Cross bearer was Allan Lundrigan.
Date posted: 08/31/04

MAY, Elizabeth M.
Elizabeth M. May
, 56, formerly of Grand Bank, passed peacefully away July 24, 2004 at the University Hospital in London, Ontario. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Florence Strowbridge, sisters Elsie and Richie; and brother Ewart. Left to mourn are husband Eric May; daughters Patsey (Peter) Maxine and Cathy; son William (Andrea); sisters Rita and Brenda (Gary); brother Carl (Joyce); seven grandchildren, and a large number of other friends and relatives. Major Lillian Pelley of the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank, conducted a memorial service July 29, at 2 p.m. with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, where "We believe in serving others as we, ourselves, would like to be served".
Date posted: 08/03/04

POWER, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Sunday, August 22, 2004, Elizabeth Power of Marystown. She was 93 years old. Predeceased by husband William Power. Left to mourn are sons George, John, William (wife Sheila) of Marystown and Richard (wife Susan) of Lunenburg, NS; daughters Theresa, Mary Jo, Sadie, Rita (husband Ron) of Marystown, Agatha (husband Patrick) of Creston North, Madonna of St. Lawrence, Margaret of Lord's Cove and Mary of Las Vegas. Also leaving to mourn are brother Richard Barry, a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown August 24, with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Phil Smith, John Smith, Glen Smith, A.J. Smith, Andrew Smith, Brian Waterman. Cross bearer was John Power.
Date posted: 08/31/04

SHEPPARD, Leslie
Passed peacefully away July 31, 2004 at Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank, Leslie Sheppard of Bay L'Argent. He was 80 years old. Left to mourn are sons Eric (wife Linda) of Sydney, Nova Scotia and Kevin (wife Gloria) of Porters Lake, Nova Scotia. Also leaving to mourn are brothers Ormand (wife Margie) of Bay L'Argent, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, St. Bernard's Tuesday, August 3 at 2 p.m. with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steven Brushett, Shawn Sheppard, Albert Brushett, Eric Sheppard, Kevin Sheppard, George Sheppard. Cross bearer was Gus Hynes. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown.
Date posted: 08/10/04

SLANEY, Vincent R.
Passed away August 21, 2004 at the U.S. Memorial Hospital, Vincent R. Slaney of St. Lawrence. He was 73 years old. Predeceased by daughter Laura, father Thomas and mother Albertine. Left to mourn are wife Isabel; sons Keith (wife Betty), Wayne (wife Jackie), Rock (wife Dora), Ed (wife Mary) of St. Lawrence and Paul (wife Sandra) of Brockville, Ontario; daughters June (husband Gerald) of Scarborough, Ont. and Muriel of St. Lawrence. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Madeline, Joan, Carrie, Mae and Thomascine; brothers Francois, Joe, Leo Eymard and Frankie; 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence Tuesday, August 24 with interment at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Pad Slaney, Bud Giovannini, Paul Clarke, Gerry Harnett, Clayton Pike and Mike Slaney. Cross bearer was Junior Edwards.
Date posted: 08/31/04

STRANG, Thomas F.
November 18, 1945 - August 11, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on Wednesday, August 11, 2004, Thomas F. Strang of Lawn in his 58th year. Predeceased by father Thomas A. Strang. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories mother - Lillian, wife- Sandra; son - Scot; brothers - Alexander, John and wife Doris, George and wife Jean, Walter and wife Norma, Alfred and wife Marie, Kenneth and wife Lorraine, Theophilus, Michael; sisters - Madeline and husband Alvin, Helen and husband John plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister officiated interment on August 14, 2004 at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lawn. Pallbearer was John Strang. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.
"Peace is thine and sweet remembrance is ours."
Date posted: 08/24/04

THORNHILL, Margaret Ann
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Friday, August 20, 2004, Margaret A. Thornhill of Fortune. She was 46 years old. Predeceased by father Robert Rose and sister Ann. Left to mourn are her dear husband Henry; sons Jimmy and Johnny; mother Amelia Spencer; sister Jane Pittman; brothers Steven (Marjorie) and John; parents-in-law William and Mary Thornhill; many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law Edna (Bud) and Judy (Don); brothers-in-law Don (Angela) and Alex (Gabriella), and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Jim Pollard Monday, August 23 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune with interment at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where we believe in serving others as we, ourselves, would like to be served." Pallbearers were Charles Keeping, Henry Keeping, Chris Cox, Don Thornhill, Alex Thornhill, and Bob Periera. Organist was Harvey Rose.
Date posted: 08/31/04

TULK, Howard J.
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre, Monday, July 26, 2004, Howard J. Tulk of Point au Gaul, aged 74 years. Predeceased by parents Henry and Alice Jane Tulk; sister Dora; brothers Freeman, Harvey and Russell and special friend Goretta Hepditch. Left to mourn are long time companion Dorothy Hepditch, family members William (Judy), Ira (friend Sharon), Molly (Peter), Christina (Freeman) and Phyllis (Cyril). Also leaving to mourn special nephew Paul Tulk, brothers Caleb and Lester and a large circle of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend James Pollard, Wednesday, July 28, from Saint Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline with interment at Saint Mary's Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Susie Lovell; candle bearer was Shawn Hepditch. Pallbearers were Paul Tulk, Howard Hillier, Cyril Lockyer, Ira Hepditch, William Hepditch, and Freeman Hillier. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 08/03/04

WHIFFEN, Robert
Monday, July 26, 2004 Robert Whiffen
, 58 of Rushoon, passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Robert and Cecilia. Left to mourn is his wife Margaret, son Keith, and daughter Lynn Marie. Also left to mourn are sisters Rose and Flo; brothers Aubrey, Harold and Kevin; and friend Clarence Whiffen, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Father Purcell conducted the funeral Mass at Christ the King Roman Catholic church in Rushoon Thursday, July 29. Interment was at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. Pallbearers were Aubrey Whiffen, Harold Whiffen, Bill Bennett, Mike Gaulton, Kevin Gaulton, and John Picco. Gary Smith was cross-bearer. Funeral arrangements were entrusted into the care of the White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown.
Date posted: 08/03/04

 

 

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