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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - January 2005

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BARNES, Randell
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre January 3, 2005, Randell Barnes of Grand le Pierre. He was 77 years old. Left to mourn are sister Alice of Brooks, Alberta; sister-in-law Mary Barnes of Torbay, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Charlie Harris conducted funeral service at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Grand le Pierre, Wednesday, January 5 at 2 p.m. with interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Pallbearers were Glen Bolt, Charlie Bolt, Edward Bold, Willoughby Bolt, Paul Hickey and Dennis Kearley.
(Date posted: 01/18/05)

BECK, Eliza A.
Passed peacefully away Saturday, December 25, 2004 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Eliza A. Beck of St. Lawrence. She was 90 years old. Predeceased by husband Chesley, son Chesley Jr., grandchildren Eric and Darlene. Left to mourn are sons George (wife Kay) of St. Lawrence, Eric (wife Diane) of Mount Pearl, Earl (wife Stella) of Brampton, Ontario, Owen of Mississauga, Ont., Samuel (wife Christine) of Brampton, Ont., and Arnold (wife Christine) of Labrador City; daughters Adelaide (husband Gordon Hatcher) of Pasadena and Viola (husband Peter Heisler) of Moncton, New Brunswick. Also leaving to mourn 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Berdina Ford conducted funeral services at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence Wednesday, December 29 with interment at St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

BRADY, John A. Sr.
Passed peacefully away December 23, 2004 at the Grand Bank Health Care Centre, John A. Brady Sr. of Fortune. He was 84 years old. Predeceased by wife Rosella Brady and various brothers and sisters. Left to mourn are sons Ron, Bill (wife Mary), Ben of Fortune and Aubrey (wife Judy) of Nova Scotia; daughter Alfreda (husband Maurice Pittman), Ann (husband Sam Rideout), Elsie (husband Eric Stacey). Mary (husband Ambrose Billard) of Fortune and Janet (husband Todd Monster) of Manitoba.Also leaving to mourn are 29 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Captain Stokes conducted funeral service at Salvation Army Citadel, Fortune, Sunday, December 26 with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune. Pallbearers were Ben Brady, Danny Brady, Michael Billard, Tony Brady, Chesley Brady and Jonathan Rideout.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

BRAKE, Ambrose
Passed peacefully away at Blue Crest Home Sunday, January 9, 2005, Ambrose Brake of Spanish Room. He was 92 years old. Predeceased by wife Elizabeth, brothers Stephen, Daniel, Leo, Philip and Thomas; sisters Jane, Hannah and Monica. Left to mourn are sons Bernard, Gordon (wife Lucille) and Vince (wife Mary Jo) all of Spanish Room; daughters Louisa (husband Leo Slaney) and Monica (husband Hughie Slaney) both of Spanish Room. Also leaving to mourn 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Wednesday, January 12 with interment at St. John de Bosca Cemetery, Spanish Room. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Rodney Brake, Paul Brake, Kenny Brake, Vincent Brake, Hughie Slaney Jr. and Andre Slaney. Crossbearer was Paul Brake Jr.
(Date posted: 01/18/05)

BRAKE, Carmel
Passed peacefully away December 17, 2004 at Queen Elizabeth 11 Hospital in Grand Prairie, Alberta, Mrs. Carmel Brake of Marystown. She was 90 years old. Predeceased by husband John Tom Brake. Left to mourn are sons James (wife Moira) of Orilla, Ontario, Alonzo (wife Margaret) of Holland Landing, Ont., Leo (Vivian) of Swan Hills, Alberta and Gordon (wife Betty) of Camrose, AB; daughters Ann Stertz (husband Norm) of Winnipeg, Eileen Beadle (husband Peter) of Vancouver and Shirley Brenton (husband Eric) of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Hannah Farrell of Marystown and Kate Kilfoy of Little Bay; 13 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Thursday, December 23 with interment at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Eric Brenton, Eddie Brenton, Vince Molloy, Leo Brake, Gordon Brake and Alonzo Brake. Cross bearer was Glenn Tobin.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

CLUETT, Alfred
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home Grand Bank on Sunday, December 19, 2004, Alfred Cluett of Garnish, age 86 years. Predeceased by wife Caroline, parents Joseph and Sarah Cluett, sisters Annie, Ida and Hannah, brothers Levi, John and Thomas. Leaving to mourn sister-in-law Elsie Cluett, nieces Annie E. Marsh, Dorothy Moulton, nephews, Gordon Cluett, Joseph Grandy, Bert Cluett, Walter Cluett, special friends Marilyn, Frank and Joanne Miles, also a number of other relatives and firends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle from Saint Giles Anglican Church, Garnish on Tuesday, December 21st 2 p.m. with interment in Saint Giles Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Betty Cluett. Pallbearers were Joseph Grandy, Bert Cluett, Walter Cluett, Cedric Marsh, Frank Miles and David Kendell. Funeral arrangement entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. "Where dedicated people care".
Cast all your care on Him, for he cares for you.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

COADY, Walter
Passed peacefully away Monday, December 27, 2004 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Walter Coady of Mooring Cove. He was 80 years old. Predeceased by daughter Diane, four brothers and two sisters. Left to mourn are wife Isabella; sons Tom (wife Ivy) John (wife Rowena) of Garnish, Eugene (wife Almeda) of Kugluktuk, Nunavit, Allan (wife Effie), Wally (wife Joan) of Mooring Cove, Gordon (wife Sherry) of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Brian (wife Marjorie) of Winterland, Dennis (wife Ashley) of Sylvan Lake, AB and Robbie (wife Maxine) of Red Cliff, AB., daughters; Mary (husband George) of St. John's and Yvonne (husband Peter) of Mooring Cove. Also leaving to mourn sister Susanna Power of Mooring Cove, 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Friday, December 31 at 9:30 a.m. with interment at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Tom Coady, John Coady, Eugene Coady, Allan Coady, Wally Coady, Gordon Coady, Brian Coady and Dennis Coady. Crossbearer was Robbie Coady.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

DAY, George
Passed peacefully away January 7, 2005 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, George Day of Fortune. He was 76 years old. Predeceased by brothers Walt, Jack and Cluett Day; sisters Beatrice and Blanche. Left to mourn are wife Leah; daughters Georgina (husband Herb Parsons) of Gander, Blanche (husband Ambrose Penton) of Marystown and Rosalind (husband Ellis Coles) of Paradise; grandchildren Corey, Vanessa, Catherine, Christian, Caroline, Ryan and Aimee; great-grandchildren Sebastian, Sophia and Brandon. Also leaving to mourn are sister Sarah Melbourne of Burgeo; sisters-in-law Carrie, Rose and Ethel; brother-in-law Frank Barnes and special friends Rhoda and Harvey Abbott and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Chris Andrews conducted funeral service at Fortune United Church, Sunday, January 9 at 2 p.m. with interment at the United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune. Pallbearers were Berkley Pierce, Clarence Lake, Edgar Bonnell, Fred White, Fred Rose and George Collier.
(Date posted: 01/18/05)

DUCEY, Mabel
Passed peacefully away January 4, 2005 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Mabel Ducey of Marystown. She was 50 years old. Predeceased by brother Albert, parents Manuel and Claudiabell Follett. Left to mourn are husband Joseph, son Corey (wife Trudy) and grandson Brady of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Laura Tulk (Calvin), Marion Harris (William) and Velma Farrell; brothers Cecil (Sheila) Follett, Alphonsus, Merrick and Don (Roseanne) Follett and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Church, Marystown, Friday, January 7th with interment at the Sacred Heart Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Michael Tulk, Calvin Tulk, Frank Coady, Mike Ducey, Patrick Ducey and Alvin Kirby. Crossbearer was Ann Marie Ducey.
(Date posted: 01/11/05)

EVANS, Winifred
October 30, 1918 - December 17, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence, on December 17, 2004, Winifred Evans, of Port au Bras, in her 86th year. Predeceased by husband Simeon, son Jerry, grandchildren Wendy, Adam and Andi-Marie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Merrill (Madge), Howard (Mercedes), Randell (Cathy), Reg (Norma), Fred (Lynn), all of Burin; daughters Hannah (Wilson Taylor) of St. John's, Laura (Jim Hodder) of Burin, Rosie (William Moulton) of Burin, Jessie (Andy Power) of Burin; daughter-in-law Donna Evans of St. John's; 30 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers Levi Pardy (Sophie) of St. John's, Merrill (Margaret) of Harbour Mille, Jim (Ethel) of Harbour Mille, Tom of Alberta, plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Berdina Ford officiated funeral service on December 20, 2004 from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras. Pallbearers were Merrill, Reg, Fred, Howard, Randell, Kolin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Her words were kindness, Her deeds were love."
(Date posted: 01/11/05)

HERRIDGE, Sophie
Passed peacefully away December 20, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Sophie Herridge of Fortune. She was 78 years old. Left to mourn are husband Henry Herridge; daughters Fay Herridge of Fortune and Marie Strickland (Eric) of Brooks, Alberta; grandchildren Chris (Valerie) of Clarenville, Nick (Kim) of Grand Bank, Bradley (Heather) of Brooks and Jocelyn (Chris) of Brooks, AB; brothers Sprague (Betty) of Ontario, Eddie (Edith) of Ont., Berkley (Jean) AB., Roy (Mary Aldo), of Bay Roberts and Leslie (Carol) of Carbonear; nine great-grandchildren plus a large number of other relatives and friends. Reverend Chris Andrews conducted funeral service at the Fortune United Church Wednesday, December 22. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Fortune. Pallbearers were Hedley Hillier, Cyril Bonnell, Dave Lake, Henry Trimm, William Taylor and Eli Dominie.
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

HILL, Kerry Reginald
(1955 - 2004)

Funeral services for the late Const. Kerry Hill (Retired) were held in Sydney, NS on December 17, 2004 at Saint Anthony Daniel Church. Reverend Fr. Conrad Edwards, and Reverend Dana Feltmate officiated over an Ecumenical service. Former associates and local members of the RCMP and the Cape Breton Regional Police forces formed a 26 member Honour Guard. The service was widely attended with family and friends from Kerry's Newfoundand and Cape Breton families, and former associates from his 29 years service in various communities in Newfoundland. Kerry is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 23 years, Edwina (Coady) Hill; his daughter, Kaylen and son, Stephen, both of Marystown and St. John's, his mother, Mary Hill, brothers Fred (Sheila), Barry (Heather), sisters, Louise (Gerry Schaller), Marie (Robert Braedley) and Muriel (Wayne Latimer), and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Kerry will also be dearly missed by his Newfoundland family: Regina and the late Raymond Coady, Mona and Gord King, Bernie and Bob Gute, Rose and Vince Pickett, Linda and Paul Dowden, Kevin, Donald and Marie Coady, and his many friends and colleagues. He was predeceased by his father Charles, and brother, Lloyd. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the SPCA, Sacred Heart Academy School Library, Marystown, NL or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
Too Well Loved to Ever be Forgotten...
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

HODDER, John J.
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL on January 4, 2005 John J. Hodder of Creston South, NL in his 79th year. Predeceased by sister, Martha King, brothers: Frederick Hodder, Robert Hodder, Raymond Hodder. Leaving to mourn, sister, Mavis and husband Roy Brushett, Creston North; nephews, George King (wife Marilyn) of St. John's, Samuel King (wife Sandra) of Epworth, Eric King (wife Phyllis) of Garnish, Alvin King (wife Joan) of Creston North, Eugene King (wife Mary) of Creston North, Les Brushett (wife Susan) of Winterland, Frederick Brushett (wife Theresa) of Clarenville; niece, Pamela (husband Greg Oake) of Lower Sackville, NS. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle at St. Michael's Anglican Church in Creston South, on January 6th at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery in Creston South. Donations to his memory may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Church Fund. Pallbearers were: Les Brushett, Alvin King, Samuel King, Eric King, George King, Joshua Brushett. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 01/11/05)

MATTHEWS, Betty
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Monday, December 20, 2004 Betty Matthews of Grand Bank, age 63 years. Predeceased by parents John and Theresa Matthews, and brother Gordon. Leaving to mourn, brother Cecil (Lucy) at Grand Bank, two special girls Sylvia and Samantha Peach; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Raymond Case from Grand Bank United Church on Thursday, December 23rd at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were: Arch Thornhill, Reuben Peach, Bill Tibbo, Wilfred Green, Kevin Burton and Claude Myles. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. "Where dedicated people care."
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

MATTHEWS, Stanley M.
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Grand Bank on Monday, December 20, 2004, Stanley M. Matthews of Grand Bank age 92 years. Predeceased by parents Aaron and Elizabeth Matthews, sister Martha, brothers John and Gordon. Leaving to mourn wife Winnie, daughters Mae Foote (Richard) at Grand Bank, Bertha Rose (Chesley Jr.) at Salt Pond; son Gordon (Shirley) at Grand Bank; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Raymond Case from Grand Bank United Church on Thursday, December 23rd at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were: Wade Matthews, Rex Matthews, Earl Matthews, Albert Snook, George Penwell and Junior Bennett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home. "Where dedicated people care".
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

POWER, Elizabeth
August 12, 1940 - January 10, 2005
Passed suddenly away at the Health Science Complex, St. John's, on January 10, 2005 Elizabeth Power in her 64th year. Predeceased by husband Owen; parents Priscella and George Antle. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Philip (Judy) of Labrador City, Peter (Lisa) of Mortier, Howard (Jackie) of Mortier, Joseph (Jamie) of Labrador City, Andre (Jennifer) of Gander Bay, Wayne (Kelly) of Paradise, Leonard (Paulette) of Grand Prairie and Sean (Lisa) of Edmonton; daughters Martha (Dennis Inkpen) of Burin, Georgina (Heber Peach) of Burin, Juanita Power of Mortier and Elizabeth (Philippe Lenormand) of Mortier; 16 grandchildren, sisters Rita Melvin of Tor's Cove and Hannah Kelly residing in Ontario; brother-in-law Pad Power (Nora); sister-in-law Emily Antle plus a large circle of other family and friends. Father Charlie Kelly and Father Joe Barton officiated funeral mass on January 13, 2005 from St. Patrick's Church, Burin with interment following at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pallbearers were Philip Power, Peter Power, Howard Power, Joseph Power, Andre Power, Wayne Power, Leonard Power, and Sean Power. Crossbearer was Grant Power. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"She Touched Everyone With Love and Kindness"
(Date posted: 01/18/05)

SLANEY, Sarah
Passed peacefully away January 11, 2005 at the Health Science Centre in St. John's, Sarah Slaney of Burin. She was 61 years old. Left to mourn are her loving husband Eymard; sons Tim (wife Yvonne) and Todd (wife Brenda) both of Iqualuit; daughters Tina (husband Roger Kirby) of Calgary and Terry of Iqualuit. Also leaving to mourn five grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Burin Saturday, January 15. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Burin.
(Date posted: 01/18/05)

THORNE, Jerry
Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Centre on December 27, 2004, Jerry Thorne aged 60 years. Predeceased by his parents John Matthew and Irene Thorne of Burnt Islands. Father-in-law George Denty of Boat Harbour West and special friend Max Thornhill. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, wife Mary (Denty), son Christopher, mother-in-law Edith Denty (Boat Harbour West). Brothers; Percy (Bernadine), Theodore (Susie), John (Wanda), sisters Isabella Leriche (Jim), Dorothy Parsons (Cecil), brother-in-law Bradley Denty (Laura), Norman Denty (Sharon), 13 nieces and nephews, special niece Shelley Denty, special godchild Keeran Bonia. Aunts Evelyn Keeping, Miriam Edmunds and Myrtle Thorne. Also a large number of relatives and friends along with very special friend and companion Sparky. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 29th and 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Thursday, December 30th. Funeral service was held at St. Mark's Anglican Church on Thursday, December 30th, 2004, at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Anglican Cemetery Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Please visit www.barrett.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Loved By Man, Remember By All"
(Date posted: 01/05/05)

 

 

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