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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - February 2004

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BARNES, Rita M
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, Rita M. Barnes of Fortune; aged 86 years. Predeceased by husband Wilson; sons Allan, Frank and John; parents Arthur and Frances Barnes; sisters Velma and Lillian. Left to mourn are son Cecil (Geraldine) of Fortune; three daughters-in-law Winnie Barnes, Eileen Barnes and Dorothy Rogers all of Fortune; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters Carrie Day of Grand Bank and Leah Day (George) of Fortune; brother Frank (Kate) of Harbour Mille. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend James Pollard, Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune, with interment at the All Saints Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Greta Price. Pallbearers were Lawrence Hanham, Boyd Keeping, Bill Thornhill, Harry Evans, Stanley Symes and Derrick Ayers. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
(Date posted: 02/03/04)

BONNELL, Mary M.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank, Tuesday, Feb 3, 2004 Mary M. Bonnell of Lamaline, age 84 years. Predeceased by parents Frederick and Jeminah Cake; brothers Allan, George, Wallace, Fred, William, Edwin and Frank and sister Frances Bradbrook. Left to mourn are loving husband Austin; daughters Carol Arsenault (Jose) at St. John's and Marilyn Penney (Rick) at St. John's; step-son Clyde King (Judy) at Ottawa; precious grandchildren Charmaine, Craig, David and Susan; sister Marion Moore at St. John's; brother-in-law Aaron King and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend James Pollard from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline Thursday, Feb. 5, 2 p.m. with interment at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline. Organist was Lovey Ralph. Pallbearers were Rodney Cake, Keith Cake, Jeffrey Cake, Robert Cake, grandsons Craig Penney and David Arsenault. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where we offer you our continued support."
(Date posted: 02/10/04)

BROWN, Michael Aiden
(June 28, 1932 - February 12, 2004)

Passed peacefully away on February 12, 2004 Michael Aiden Brown of Petite Forte in his 71st year. Predeceased by parents, Beatrice and Michael Brown; daughter Theresa Brown, brother Charles Brown; sister Nova Finley; uncle John Lake; grandmother Mary Ann Saint; aunt Eileen Brown. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Kathleen; son Michael (Jennifer) of Petite Forte; daughters Martha (Brian Barry) of Petite Forte, Beatrice (Walter Smith) of Marystown, Anita (Terry King) of Marystown, Gloria (John Clarke) of Little Bay East; 8 grandchildren; sister Martha Kavanaugh (John) of St. John's; brother-in-law Alonzo Finley of Trepassey; Aunt Elizabeth Lake and Family of Rushoon; and all extended Brown and Saint family plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel officiated the funeral service on February 16th from Holy Rosary RC Church, Petite Forte with interment following RC Cemetery, Petite Forte. Pallbearers were Mike Brown, Randy Jones, Joseph Leonard, John Lake, Henry Lake, Dennis Brown, Crossbearer; Brian Barry. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.
"He Touched The Lives Of Many"
(Date posted: 02/24/04)

CHEESEMAN, Florence
(July 28, 1923 - January 29, 2004)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, on January 29, 2004 Florence Cheeseman of Ship Cove, Burin in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Gary (Cathy) of Fort McMurray, Alberta; daughters Leona Cheeseman (Rick Samaroo) of Toronto, Ontario, Judy Smith (Ray Smith) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Cecilia Cheeseman (Raymond Hooper) of Winnipeg, Manitoba; grandchildren Jackie, Roger, Kassie, Kayla; sisters Edie and Elaine plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Kelly officiated the funeral Mass on February 2nd from St. Patrick's Parish Church, Burin with interment following at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pallbearers were Gary Cheeseman, Brian Cheeseman, Woody Green, Brian Antle, Terry Marshall, Bruce Inkpen. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."
"A Tender Mother, A Faithful Friend."
(Date posted: 02/17/04)

CLARKE, Bertha
Passed away suddenly at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Feb 14, 2004, Bertha Clarke of Terrenceville in her 71st year. Predeceased by daughter Violet, brother John Clarke. Leaving to mourn, husband Robert Clarke Sr.; sons: Robert (wife Marie) of Medicine Hat, AB; John Joe (wife Judy) of Marystown; Howard of Toronto; Philip (wife Paula) of Medicine Hat, AB; Morgan (wife Marilyn) of Fort Saskatchewan, AB; Walter (wife Charlene) of Medicine Hat, AB; Jamie (wife Colleen) of Medicine Hat, AB; daughters: Phyllis of Marystown; Theresa (husband Clarence Evans) of NB; stepdaughter Margaret Saunders of Marystown; son-in-law: Calvin Byrd of English Hr. East; sisters: Violet Ventham, Hannah Kearley, Mary Augot; 24 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Father Francis Puddister at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Feb. 16th at 2:00 p.m. Cremation followed. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lung Association. Pallbearers were: Calvin Byrd, Dwayne Byrd, Mario Clarke, Mason Clarke, Ryan Thornhill, Clarence Poulain; Crossbearer was Adam Evans. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 02/24/04)

COMBEN, Wilfred B.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Monday, Feb 9, 2004 Wilfred B. Comben of Grand Bank, aged 77 years. Predeceased by parents George and Elizabeth Comben, sister Susie Thorne, brothers Bert Comben and Harry Comben Sr. Leaving to mourn are his wife Sarah of Grand Bank; sons George (Barbara), Keith (Wanda) both of Grand Bank and Norman (Ann) of Nova Scotia; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, brother Byatt Comben of Grand Bank; sisters Annie Lee and Georgie Thornhill (William) of Grand Bank; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman Wednesday, Feb. 11 from Warren's Funeral Home in Grand Bank. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Grand Bank. Organist was Tom Comben. Donations in his memory may be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Pallbearers were Max Cox, Chesley Saunders, Charlie Hodder, Lester Peach, Jack Cumben and Roland Lawrence. 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 ones."
(Date posted: 02/17/04)

COX, Philomena
Passed suddenly away Jan 25, 2004 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Philomena Cox of Terrenceville. She was 69 years old. Predeceased by parents Felix and Susan Clarke, great-grandchild Danielle Cox, brothers William and Felix Clarke. Left to mourn are husband William Joseph; sons William Joseph Jr., Pius, Wayne (wife Vera) of Terrenceville, Felix (wife Donna), Anselm (wife Marjorie), Morgan (wife Michelle) of Fortune and Edward (wife Roxanne) of Parker's Cove; daughters Mary (husband Ralph Douglas) of Brook's, Alberta, Hilda (husband James Hickey) of Terrenceville and Gladys (husband Lloyd Barnes) of Fortune. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Elizabeth, Florence and Margaret; brothers Michael, Robert, Leo, Patrick and George Clarke; 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville Thursday, Jan. 29 with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Terrenceville. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Gerard Cox, Jimmy Cox, Greg Evans, Eugene Cox, Fred Rideout and George J. Clarke. Cross bearer was Jordan Cox.
(Date posted: 02/03/04)

DUNNE, Benjamin J.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2004 Benjamin J. Dunne of Fortune, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Mary Dunne; sisters Nellie Harvey, Georgina Stacey, Theresa Crews, Charlotte Crews, Josephine Baker and Jean Foster and brother John Dunne. Left to mourn are wife Louisa; daughters Elizabeth Steward (David), Phyllis Brown (Jim), Lisa Lake (Chris) all of Fortune; grandchildren Allison, Jennifer and Jason. Also leaving to mourn sisters Elizabeth Stacey of Fortune and Susan Driscoll of Glace Bay, N.S.; brother Claude (wife Susie) of Fortune and large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend James Pollard, Friday, January 30 at 2. p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune with interment at All Saints Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Greta Price. Pallbearers were Edgar Bonnell, Joe Hillier, Jake Thornhill, Jim Dunne, John J. Stacey and Sylvester Stacey. Donations in his memory may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Building Fund, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where we offer you our continued support."
(Date posted: 02/10/04)

EDWARDS-WAY, Cathy
Passed peacefully away January 29, 2004, surrounded by her loving family, Cathy Edwards-Way of St. Lawrence. She was 42 years old. Predeceased by father Gordon, brother Gordon Jr. and sister Mary. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Ron; precious children Magie and Liam; step-daughter Amelie; sisters Rosalie Edwards-Dupre (husband Ghislain), children Matthew and Juliette; and Dorothy Turpin (husband Joe), children Michael, Edward and Emily; brothers Brian (Yvonne) children Krystyna and Shane; Ian (Jeanien), children Shauna, Maria and Andrea; Fred (Carol Ann), children Claire and Jerrett and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence Saturday, Jan. 31 with interment at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown.
(Date posted: 02/03/04)

HILLIER, Gordon G
Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex in St. John's, Saturday, Feb 7, 2004, Gordon G. Hillier, formerly of Lamaline. Predeceased by parents James and Mary Hillier and brother Allan. Leaving to mourn his brother Edgar (wife Jessie) of Lord's Cove, sister Jenny O'Brien of Vancouver, B.C., and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev.James Pollard from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline, Tuesday, Feb. 10 with interment in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Helen Martin. Pallbearers were Max King, Doug Collins, John Hillier, Richard Pittman, Michael King and Hubert Hillier. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where we believe in serving the needs of all people and faiths."
(Date posted: 02/17/04)

JORGENSEN, Kevin
(October 6, 1949 - February 8, 2004)

Passed suddenly away on February 8, 2004 Kevin Jorgensen of Burin in his 54th year. Predeceased by mother Bella Jorgensen. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Selina; sons Eddy (Margaret) of Mortier, Freddie (Lisa) of St. John's, Kevin Jr. of Burin; daughter Carol Ann (Daniel) of St. John's, sisters-in-law Rita Power (Gerald) of Marystown, Anastasia Corcoran (Eugene) of Mortier; brother-in-law Mike Hanrahan (Patricia) of Marystown; grandchild Michael; brother Carl (Dorothy) plus a large circle of other friends and family. Rev. Charles Green officiated the funeral service on February 11th from Holy Trinity Church, Ship Cove with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. Pallbearers were Mike Hanrahan, Gerald Power, Leonard Pink, Mike Brown, Dennis Brown, Tim Ducey, Edward Corcoran, Bill Farrell. Crossbearer: Ron Flannigan. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Too Well Loved To Be Ever Forgotten."
(Date posted: 02/17/04)

MAYO, Melinda
Passed peacefully away at U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre, St. Lawrence on Feb. 12, 2004, Melinda Mayo of Creston North in her 81st year. Leaving to mourn, husband James J. Mayo, sons; Ross (wife Sheila) of Creston North; daughters: Marie (husband Ladner Hollett) of Salmonier, Burin and grandchildren Shelley (husband Pat Doyle) of Mount Pearl, Janice (husband Dale Brake) of St. Albert's AB, Tina (husband Dwayne Farrell) of Fredericton, NB, Todd Mayo of Creston North; great-grandchild: Joshua Farrell of Fredericton, NB; brothers-in-law: Dave Mayo of Creston South; Abel Mayo and wife Verna of Creston North; sisters-in-law: Muriel Mayo of Creston South; Dorothy Mayo of Arkansas; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Mr. Oscar Elms at United Church in Creston North, on Feb 14th at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at United Church Cemetery in Creston North. Pallbearers were: Pat Doyle, Todd Mayo, Bill Mayo, Ben Brushett, Ernest Mayo, Pius Farrell. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 02/24/04)

MURPHY, Alphonse
Passed away Jan. 21, 2004 at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Care Centre Alphonse Murphy, formerly of Lawn. He was 87 years old. Predeceased by his wife, Isabelle; brother Cassimir and sister Florence Fowler. Left to mourn are sons Alphonse (wife Christine) and Brian, of Winnipeg; Larry (wife Lisa) of Ottawa and Rod (wife Diane) of St. Lawrence; daughters Sheila (husband Howard Hancock) of Bonavista, Cecilia (husband Merrill Bungay) of Burin and Wanda (husband Blair Barnes) of Churchill Falls; 13 grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Fr. Frank Puddister conducted funeral Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn Jan 24 with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Alphonse Murphy Jr., Brian Murphy, Howard Hancock, Rod Murphy, Larry Murphy and Merrill Bungay. Cross bearer was Christopher Hancock.
(Date posted: 02/03/04)

SCOTT, Thomas Andrew
Passed peacefully away at his home in Bay L'argent on Jan. 24, 2004 Thomas Andrew Scott of Bay L'argent in his 94th year. Predeceased by wife, Lucy. Leaving to mourn, daughters Norma (husband Rev. Carl Major) of St. John's; Jean Arsenault of Moncton, NB; Betty (husband Eddy Pye) of Lodge Bay, Labrador; Joyce Pardy of Bay L'argent; Sandra Scott of Toronto, Ont. Eleven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Charles Harris at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'argent on Jan 30 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'argent. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Pallbearers were Andrew Major, Stephen Major, Adrian Major, Brian Pye, Gene Scott, and Eugene Scott. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 02/10/04)

 

 

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