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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - January 2008

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ABBOTT, John Joseph
Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health on January 3, 2008, John Joseph Abbott of Port Au Bras in his 51st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Elaine; parents Ernest and Eliza Abbott of Mount Pearl, daughter Danielle and boyfriend Michael Fitzpatrick of Spanish Room; sister-in-law Audrey Rideout and husband Ed of Burin Bay Arm; brothers-in-law Rick Joyce of Burin Bay Arm and Pad Lundrigan of Salmonier; special aunt Anne Isaacs of Burin Bay Arm; sisters Sandra Murray and husband Rick of Paradise, Rexene Williams and husband Rod of Mount Pearl and Carolyn Bennett and husband Max of Paradise; brother Freeman Abbott and wife Denise of Dartmouth, NS; mother-in-law Marie Joyce of Burin and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. Rev. John E.K. Nicolle officiated funeral service on Saturday, January 5, 2008 from Serenity Chapel Burin with cremation following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home,Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

BATH, Cathy (nee Craig)
1972 - 2008

It is with a great sadness that we announce the passing of Cathy Bath on Saturday, January 5, 2008 in Sault St. Marie, Ontario. Dear and loving wife of Trevor. Cherished mother of Anderson Craig and Lorelai Emily. Loving daughter of Fraser and Elaine Craig. Much loved daughter-in-law of Vay and Emily Bath of Marystown, Newfoundland. Beautiful sister of Lisa Hutchison (Bruce) and Allyson Niro (Dominic). Sister-in-law of Trent Bath (Stephanie). Granddaughter of Roy and Phoebe Craig. Great niece to Doris Craig. Cathy will be fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service was held at Willowgrove United Church (55 Tilley Road, Sault Ste. Marie) on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Bruce McLeish officiating. interment at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations made to Algoma Residential Community Hospice (A.R.C.H.) or to Willowgrove United Church would be appreciated by the family. www.northwoodfuneral.com
"And until we meet again, may God hold Cathy gently in the palm of His hand."

Funeral Services provided by Northwood Funeral Home, 942 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie. ON. 705-945-7758

BRENTON, Denisine
Passed suddenly away January 29, 2008 at Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Denisine Brenton of Burin in her 60th year. Predeceased by husband Fred, daughter Darlene Paul and son-in-law Ed Paul, sister Maureen Walsh and parents Dennis and Frances Antle. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Terry (Wendy); daughters Sandi (Wally Hodder) and Linda (Steve Foote); grandsons Kody Hodder and Tanner Foote all of Fort Nelson; brothers Bob (Mary), Vince (Bridget), Derm (Laura) and Wayne; plus a very large circle of family and friends. Memorial service to be announced at a later date. Donations can be made in Denisine's memory by contacting Ursula Marshall at 891-2098. Any money collected will be used to purchase an item in her memory at the BPHCC where she worked in the medical field for over 30 years.

CORCORAN, Francis
(April 1, 1922 - January 28, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre Monday, January 28, 2008, Francis Corcoran of Mortier in his 85th year. Predeceased by sons Francis and Alonzo; mother Mary; father Edward and brothers George and Thomas. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Ada; sons Kevin and family of Alberta, Gordon and family and James (Gail) of Halifax, NS; daughter Sheila (Cyril) Labour of Dartmouth, NS; nine grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Patrick's Roman catholic Church, Burin, Friday, February 1, at 10:30 am. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Fox Cove. In Francis' memory donations may be made to The Corcoran Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. "Helping Families Through Life" Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

COVE, Mary (Turpin)
Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, Tuesday, January 8, 2008, Mary (Turpin) Cove in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Robert of Paradise; daughter Lucy of St. John's, sons Robert (Mariette) of Paradise, William and Albert (Lynn), both of Ottawa, Ontario; Lynnette Richard of Rothesay, New Brunswick; brother Victor (Mary) of Corner Brook; sisters Agnes Lees of Corner Brook, Flora Fitzpatrick of Whitby, Ontario and Nora Rector of Burlington, Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation took place January 9 with cremation following. Visitation was then held at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence January 10. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence, Friday, January 11 at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence. In Mary's memory donations may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy, St. John's. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

DODGE, Lucy Ann
(October 4, 1921 - January 11, 2008)

Passed away suddenly at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, January 11, 2008, Lucy Ann Dodge of Fortune, formerly of Femme, in her 87th year. Predeceased by husband Sam, daughter Mary, son Harold and grandson Allan. She leaves to mourn: sons, Allan (wife Marie) at Creston South, Elias (wife Mary) at Fortune, Tom (friend Donna) at Grand Prairie, Alberta; daughter Doris (husband John Winsor) at Brooks, Alberta; sisters Triffie Anstey (husband Peter) at Salt Pond, Elvina Price (husband Ben) at Bowmanville, ontario; 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. James Pollard from All Saint's Anglican Church Fortune on Monday, January 14th at 2 pm. Interment followed at All Saint's Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Organist was Henrietta Pope. Pall Bearers were: Sheldon Dodge, Melissa Dodge, Greg Dodge, Barbara Hillier, Howard Hillier, Johnny Hillier, Abe House and Tom Lundrigan. Donations in her memory may be made to All Saint's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

FITZPATRICK, Annie
(June 14, 1915 - January 23, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, January 23, 2008, Annie Fitzpatrick of Marystown in her 92nd year. Predeceased by husband Arthur, sons Gabriel, Frank and Gordon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Pat (Annie) of Marystown, Vince (Bernice) of Marystown, Les (Nora) of Little Bay, and John of Marystown; daughters Cellia (Ramon) Hernandez of St. John's and Pauline (Dave) Oakley of Gould's; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Saturday, January 26 at 2 pm. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

GRANDY, Ellen
Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, January 8, 2008, Ellen (Myles) Grandy of Shoal harbour, aged 92 years. Predeceased by husband Max in 1996 and daughter Margaret in 1988. Leaving to mourn with loving and cherished memories her sons Harold (Betty), St. John's and Gordon (Effie), Winterland; daughters Maud Brooks, Grand Bank and Ruth Ivany (Earle), Clarenville; sister Carrie Hiscock, Grand Beach; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral home, Clarenville. Funeral service was held on Friday, January 11, 2008 at 10:30 am from Shoal Harbour United with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the United Church, Shoal Harbour.

GREEN, Malcolm GO.
(December 10, 1927 - January 6, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday, January 6, 2008, Malcolm G. Green of Port au Bras in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn wife Matilda; sons Kevin of Port au Bras, Malcolm and wife Claudette of Paradise and Enos and girlfriend Michelle of Port au Bras; daughters Maxine and husband Gordon Abbott of Port au Bras, Ida and husband Gordon Hillier of Creston South, Annie and husband John Antle of Mortier and Lexie and husband Adrian Antle of Mortier; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; sisters Doris Zimmerman of Ohio and Jane Dowden of Clarke's Beach plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Dorothy and Albert Green. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. John E.K. Nicolle from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, port au Bras on Thursday, January 10th with interment following at St. Andrews Anglican Cemetery, port au Bras. Pallbearers were sons Malcolm Green Jr. and Enos Green, sons-in-law John Antle, Gordon Abbott and Gordon Hillier, nephew Leo Hartson. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com "WE CARE."

HATCHER, Samuel Jacob
(December 2, 1921 - January 14, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care Centre, St. Lawrence on Monday, January 14, 2008, Samuel I. Hatcher of Grand Bank, age 86 years. Predeceased by parents William and Mary Ann Hatcher; daughter Helen; sons Derrick and Leslie; sister Bertha; and brothers Ben, Leslie, William and Charles. He leaves to mourn: wife Gladys at the Blue Crest Home; Grand Bank; daughters Gladys at Grand Bank, Nancy and Henry at point May; sons William (Linda), Samuel Jr. (Cathy) and David (Edith) all at Grand Bank; daughter-in-law Marie at Grand Bank; 23 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; sister Lucy (Jack Baron) at Linsay, Ontario; sister-in-law Jean Francis at Grand Bank; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army Grand Bank on Thursday, January 17th at 2 pm. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery Grand Bank. Music was provided by the String Band. Pall Bearers were: Ewan Curtis, George Dolimount, Clarence Brooks, Claude Follett, Tom Banfield and Bill Trimm. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank: "Where Dedicated People Care."

KELLY, Captain Anthony Joseph
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Marystown Sunday, January 13, 2008, Captain Anthony Joseph Kelly of Marystown in his 77th year. predeceased by mother Maude, father John and three infant brothers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Sadie; sons Tony (Sharon) of Marystown and Kevin (Tracy Doody) of St. John's; daughters Donna of Lunenburg, N.S. and Shirley (John) Hodder of Mount Pearl; grandchildren Michael, Jordan, Brandon, Kelsey, Cassandra and Gunther, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Wednesday, January 16 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Anthony's memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Helping Families Through Life. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

LEE, Annie Mae
(March 29, 1922 - January 20, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Grand Bank Community Health Centre on Sunday, January 20, 2008, Annie Mae Lee of Grand Bank, age 85 years. Predeceased by parents George and Elizabeth Cumben, husband Harvey, sisters Georgie and Susie, brothers Harry, Bert and Wilfred, and son-in-law Clyde Pierce. She leaves to mourn: 3 daughters Eileen Pierce at Fortune, Brenda Monster (Byron) at Fortune, Janice Thornhill (Albert) at Paradise; 3 sons Edward (Wanda) at Red Deer, Alberta, Lloyd (Karen) at Paradise, Wayne (Stella) at Grand Bank; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Byatt Cumben at Grand Bank; sisters-in-law Sarah Cumben at Grand Bank, Martha Keeping (George) at Grand Bank, brothers-in-law Wilson Lee (Isabella) at Grand Bank, William Thornhill at Grand Bank; also a large circel of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 22nd. interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by the String Band. Pall Bearers were: Lloyd Lee, Wayne Lee, Albert Thornhill, Byron Monster, Kemp Pierce and Jack Cumben. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building Fund, Grand Bank. funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank. "Where Dedicated People Care."

LUNDRIGAN, Bernadette Bridget
(June 8, 1926 - January 22, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, Bernadette B. Lundrigan of Lord's Cove in her 82nd year. Leaving to mourn three brothers: Kevin (Christina), Gerald, Patrick (Melinda) all of Lord's Cove, three nephews and six nieces. remains to be cremated. Funeral Mass was conducted by Father Regis Kamela on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11 am from Saint Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Lord's Cove. interment to follow at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to Saint Elizabeth's Cemetery Fund, Lord's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, "Where Dedicated People Care."

Miller, Ambrose D.
(February 20, 936 - January 31, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at his residence in Marystown, Thursday, January 31, 2008, Ambrose D. Miller of Mrystown in his 71st year. Predeceased by wife Susan, son Tony, brother Jim, mother Margaret and father Ambrose. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Jim (Juanita) of Marystown and Dean (Joanne) of Halifax; daughters Linda (Willis) Smith and Margie (Michael) Dwyer, both of Halifax; 12 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Monday, February 4th at 10:30 am. Cremation followed. in his memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral home "Helping Families Through Life" Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

MURRAY, Elizabeth Ann
(Sept 1, 1925 - January 23, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at her residence in St. Lawrence, Wednesday, January 23, 2008, Elizabeth Ann Murray of St. Lawrence in her 82nd year. Predeceased by son-in-law Ray Slaney and sister Lillian Fleming. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Bernard; son Jim (Debbie) of St. Lawrence; daughters Marg Slaney of St. Lawrence and Theresa (Bren) Hynes of St. Lawrence; sister Mary Haley of Nova Scotia; brother Bill (Mercedes) Haley of Lamaline ;seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia roman Catholic Cemetery. In Elizabeth's memory donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Parish. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

PARDY, Lillian
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, January 13, 2008, Lillian Pardy of Fortune in her 89th year. Predeceased by husband Wallace, parents Lucy and William Saunders. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Ralph and Edward, both of Fortune; brothers-in-law Ambrose, Arthur and Angus Pardy; aunt Hilda Barnes and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place from White Dove Funeral Home in Fortune Tuesday, January 15 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Lillian's memory donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. Helping Families Through Life. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

PENNEY; Kenneth
Passed peacefully away at home on Sunday, January 27, 2008, age 57, after a long courageous battle with cancer with his loving family by his side. Predeceased by his father Kenneth, St. Anthony, and his mother Nita (nee Vivian), St. John's. Leaving to mourn his best friend and wife, Lily B. Cole; sons Stephen and Tyler; daughter Heather. Also leaving to mourn on his father's side step-mother, Vera Penney, Centreville; uncle Douglas Penny, St. Anthony; aunts Violet Wight and Maisie Smith, St. John's; cousins Ed Smith Springdale; Gerry Curnew, Arthur Wright, Pat Kean, and Nita Ludlow, St. John's; Melba Rumbolt, Halifax; Marion Budgell, Pasadena; Ed Penny, St. Anthony. On his mother's side aunt Rachel Vivian, Old Bonaventure; cousins Eric and David Vivian and Heather, Ottawa. Also leaving to mourn mother-in-law and father-in-law Piercey and Mildred Budgell, Baie Verte; sisters-in-law Gertie Banks (Glynn) and Jo-Ann Decker, Sparwood, BC; brothers-in-law Harry Budgell (Rose), Fort McMurray; Daryll Budgell (Heidi), St. John's. Also mourning Ken's passing are a large circle of close friends, students, and members of the Marystown Lion's club. Rested at Carnell's Funeral home on Tuesday, January 29 from 7-9 pm and Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A celebration of Ken's life took place on Friday, February 1 at 2 pm from the Carnell's Memorial Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Ken's memory to the Bliss Murphy Cancer Foundation (Daffodil Place); The Wiseman Centre; or The Stella Burry Place. To sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence please visit www.carnells.com     The family wishes to acknowledge the support and guidance from the entire NLTA family through this journey. Also a special thank you to Dr. Felix, Dr. Russell, Dr. Rorke, Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Penton, the staff at 4 North B, Community Health (especially Jackie MacKenzie).
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

PIKE, Benjamin Cecil
(July 5, 1938 - January 12, 2008)

Passed suddenly away at his residence on Saturday, January 12, 2008, Benjamin Pike of Burin in his 69th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Lillian; daughter Sherry and husband Calvin Brown of Lewin's Cove; grandchildren Christina, Danielle and Callie; sisters Verna Snook and husband Charles of Burin, Carol Anne Green of Burin and Dorothy Foote and husband Earl of Woodstock plus a large circle of other family and friends. predeceased by parents Annie and Cecil; sisters Glenda Pike, Irene Mitchell and Lillian Pike; brother Freeman; nephew Michael. Funeral service to take place from The Salvation Army Faith and Hope Corps Marystown on Monday, January 2008 (sic). Cremation has taken place. Pallbearers were Harvey Mitchell, Dave Paul, Cyril Beazley, Douglas Crews, Sam Moulton and Calvin Abbott. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com   "WE CARE."

ROSE, William C.
(January 21, 1948 - January 25, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at his home in Fortune, Friday, January 25, 2008, William C. Rose of Fortune in his 60th year. Predeceased by parents Reginald and Emily Rose. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Doris; daughter Diane (John) Skillen of Winnipeg; sisters Melita (Gordon) Goods, Florence (Geo) Roberts and Mabel (Riley) Scott; brothers Eric (Thelma), Arch (Roberta), Gordon (Ellen) and Doug (Gloria); grandchildren Coady and Sara; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune, Tuesday, January 29th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In William's memory donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. "Helping Families Through Life" Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

SQUIRES; Garland Gideon
(January 24, 1949 - January 17, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care Centre, St. Lawrence on Thursday, January 17, 2008, Garland Gideon Squires of Lamaline, age 58 years. Predeceased by parents John and Edith Squires. He leaves to mourn: wife Louise at Lamaline; 4 daughters Cindy Fitzpatrick (Alfred) at Lamaline, Angela Kent (Peter) at Ontario, June Howell (Campbell) at Moncton, New Brunswick, and Debbie White (Gordon) at Alberta; 1 son Joseph Squires at Ontario; 9 grandchildren; 6 sisters Fern Mugford (Reg) at Clarke's Beach, Dorcas Badcock (Chesley) at Coley's Point, Hazel Badcock at Bay Roberts, Alice Simms (Laurie) at Ontario, Annie Murin (Sidney) at Corner Brook, and Very Youden (Marvin) at Stephenville. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. James Pollard from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline at 2 pm on Sunday, January 20th. Interment followed at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. Organist was Ella King. Pall Bearers were: Brian King, Joseph Squires, Ronald Mugford, Reg Mugford, Roy Squires, Silas Badcock, and Marvin Youden. 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."

 

 

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