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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - May 2004

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ALEKSANDOWICZ, Richard
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Saturday, April 24, 2004, Richard Aleksandrowicz of Terrenceville. He was 48 years old. Left to mourn are wife Catherine, son Richard of St. John's, step-son Carl Crowley and family of Ontario, step-daughter Lisa (husband Wayne) and family of Parker's Cove. Also leaving to mourn are sister Kristine Ryall of St. John's, brother Fred Aleksandrowicz of Ontario and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted the funeral service at White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown Tuesday, April 27. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.
Date posted: 05/04/04

BARTLETT, Alvina
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home Wednesday, April 28, 2004 Alvina Bartlett of Grand Bank; aged 68 years. Predeceased by husbands Lewis Bartlett and Allan Vallis; mother and father Garland and Hazel Vallis. Left to mourn are daughters Glenda Burton (Calvin) of Grand Bank and Mildred Hillier (Oliver) of St. John's; sons Cyril (Dulcie) and Garland (Caroline) of Grand Bank; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn sisters Grace Shaw (Gerry) at Nova Scotia and Ernestine Poole at Milltown, Bay d'Espoir; brother Angus Vallis (Norma) at Harbour Breton and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Friday, April 30 at 2 p.m. from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank with interment at St.Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy was Reverend Michael Lee; organist was Karen Li. Pallbearers were Sam Barnes, Seward Bartlett, George Dolimount, Michael Grandy, Carl Hillier, Kevin Hillier, Jim Purchase and Dean Vallis. Funeral arrangements were by Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/11/04

BENNETT, Veronica M.
Passed suddenly away April 30, 2004 at the US Memorial Hospital, Veronica M. Bennett of Lawn. She was 65 years old. Predeceased by daughter Rose Marie. Left to mourn are sons James (wife Ruth) of Lawn, Colin (wife Beverly) of St. John's and Tony (wife Wendy) of Ottawa; daughters Pamela (husband Tony Turpin) of Lawn, Sylvia (husband Clyde Edwards) of Lawn and Rose (Perry Quirke) of St. John's. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Lorraine Strang and Susan Lundrigan; brothers Ed Edwards and Anthony Edwards; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral mass at Holy Name of Jesus, Lawn, Monday, May 3, with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lawn. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Logan Bennett, Tony Turpin, Donny Lambe, Clyde Edwards, Dustin Edwards and Brian Crant. Crossbearer was Sherman King.
Date posted: 05/11/04

BUNGAY, Scott David
Passed away suddenly at Grand Bank, Wednesday, April 21, 2004 Scott D. Bungay aged 35 years. Predeceased by mother Margaret and his grandparents. Left to mourn are father Jack (Amy), Corey and Angela, brother Brian (Bernice), sister Roxanne Roberts (Ken), Benjamin and Nicholas and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place from the United Church, Grand Bank, Saturday, April 24 with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy were Reverend Raymond Case and Reverend Chris Andrews. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were Clarence Brooks, William Tibbo, Randell Pope, Carl Bungay, Gerald Bungay and Kevin Snook. 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: 05/04/04

CLARKE, Charles William (Charlie)
Passed peacefully away at G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, NL on May 11, 2004 Charles William (Charlie) Clarke of Baine Harbour, NL in his 81st year. Predeceased by father - Capt. Edward Clarke, mother - Annie Clarke and sister - Ida Harris. He was a World War 11 Veteran, Royal Navy. Leaving to mourn: Sisters Mabel and husband, William Bickford, Bell Island and Stella Clarke, Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank. Brother: Frank Clarke Sr. of Baine Harbour; Special nephew Frank and wife Pam of Rushoon, nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Charles Harris at St. Mark's Anglican Church in Baine Harbour, NL on May 14 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery in Baine Harbour, NL In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mark's Anglican Church, Baine Harbour, NL Pallbearers were: Frank Clarke Jr., Eddie Clarke, Edward Whittle, Austin Whittle, Harvey Reid, Maxwell White. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
Date posted: 05/26/04

DRAKE, Perry Isaac
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Friday, April 23, 2004, Perry I. Drake of Grand Bank, aged 36 years. Predeceased by mother Irene Drake, grandparents Patrick and Ida Drake, grandfather Philip Price and uncle Cyril Price. Left to mourn are his wife Michelle, son Parker at Grand Bank, father Isaac (Phoebe) at Grand Bank, sister Paula at St. John's, grandmother Gladys Price at Grand Bank, father-in-law and mother-in-law Walter and Dinah Matthews, sister-in-law Dominique Matthews (Trevor) at Grand Bank and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Monday, April 26 from the Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy were Majors Frank and Rita Pittman. Music was provided by David Noseworthy. Pallbearers were Neil Moore, Troy Savoury, Wade Savoury, Craig Rideout, Paul Harris and Ernest Hollett. Fireman's Cap Bearer was Capt. Tony Snook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people really care."
Date posted: 05/04/04

HAYES, Emmanuel
Passed peacefully away April 29, 2004 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Emmanuel Hayes, of Parker's Cove. He was 80 years old. Predeceased by mother Mary Ann Fewer, father James Hayes, daughter Annie Catherine, brothers John and Patrick. Left to mourn are his loving wife Alice; sons Charles (wife Madonna), James (wife Caroline), Jospeh (wife Joanne) and Randy (wife Lisa), all of Parker's Cove. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Catherine Hackett of St. Bernard's and Anne Hynes of Jacques Fontaine; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Steve Murrin conducted funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes, Parker's Cove, Monday, May 3, with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Parker's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Charles Hayes, James Hayes, Joseph Hayes, Randy Hayes, Gus Hayes, and Alan Hayes. Crossbearer was Lucas Hayes.
Date posted: 05/11/04

HAYES, Emmanuel
Passed peacefully away April 29, 2004 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Emmanuel Hayes of Parker's Cove. He was 80 years old. Predeceased by mother Mary Ann Fewer, father James Hayes, daughter Annie Catherine, brothers John, Charles and Patrick, sister Elizabeth Hayes. Left to mourn are his loving wife Alice; sons Charles (wife Madonna), James (wife Caroline), Joseph (wife Joanne) and Randy (wife Lisa) all of Parker's Cove. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Catherine Hackett of St. Bernard's and Anne Hayes of Jacques Fontaine; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Steve Murrin conducted funeral mass at Our Lady of Lourdes, Parker's Cove, Monday, May 3 with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Parker's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Charles Hayes, James Hayes, Joseph Hayes, Randy Hayes, Gus Hayes and Alan Hayes. Crossbearer was Lucas Hayes.
Date posted: 05/18/04

HERRIDGE, Chesley
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Monday, May 3, 2004, Chesley Herridge of Fortune, aged 79 years. Predeceased by parents George and Hannah Herridge, brother Clayton Herridge and sister Mabel Phillips. Left to mourn are wife Nina; daughters Joan Felix (Al) at Ottawa and Judy Osmond (Keith) of Grand Bank; sons William (Isabelle) of Winnipeg and David (Joan) of Labrador City; granddaughter Kim Panek (husband Joe) and son Zachery at Mississauga, Ontario. Also leaving to mourn seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, sister Esther Giles at Swift Current; brother Gordon Herridge (Betty) at Fortune, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend Chris Andrews from Warren's Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 5, at 2 p.m. with interment at United Church Cemetery, Fortune. Organist was Margaret Mullins. Pallbearers were David Herridge, William Herridge, Keith Osmond, Al Felix, Chris Herridge and David Felix. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements by Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/11/04

HILLIER, Georgina
Passed peacefully away May 19, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Georgina Hillier of Fortune. She was 64 years old. Predeceased by husband Randell Hillier, daughters Annie and Lillian, sister Amelia and parents Annie and Fred Walters. Left to mourn are companion and friend James Baker, daughter Barbara (Terry) Andrews of St. John's, son Fred (Roma) Hillier of Fortune, cherished grandchildren Stephanie, Jessica, Neil and Jeffrey., Also leaving to mourn sisters Shirley (Elmer) Fox, Ruth Sheppard, Marie (Richard) Ethridge, brother Les (Linda) Walters and special sister-in-law Roberta Forsey. Reverend Jim Pollard conducted funeral service on Saturday, May 22 from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune. Pallbearers were Neil Evans, Jeffrey Evans, Sim Forsey, Max Forsey, Jordan Forsey and Ernest Baker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune.
Date posted: 05/26/04

HISCOCK, Reuban W.
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, Friday, May 14, 2004, Reuban W. Hiscock of Grand Bank. Age 60 years. Predeceased by parents Winfield and Susie Hiscock and father-in-law Stephen Howse. Left to mourn are wife Elizabeth, son Stephen and granddaughter Jade of Grand Bank; daughter Jackie; granddaughter Natalie of Gander; sisters Bernice Brake (Roger) of Toronto and Alice Mary Fiander of Harbour Breton; brothers Bob (Claira) of Clarke's Beach, Craig (Cindy) of Vancouver and Stephen (Lily) of Grand Bank; mother-in-law Josephine Howse of Grand Bank and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman, Monday, May 7, 2 p.m. from Salvation Army Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Grandy, Clarence Howse, Leo Howse, Lloyd Kendall, Jack Kelland and John Bennett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/26/04

HODGE, William T.
Passed peacefully away April 29, 2004 at the US Memorial Hospital, William T. Hodge Sr. of Lord's Cove. He was 91 years old. Left to mourn are wife Rosalie; sons Jule (wife Mary), Emile (wife Merena) Jim (wife Cynthia) of St. Lawrence; daughters Alfreda (husband Peter), Bernice (husband Wayne) and Sylvia (husband Wayne) of Lord's Cove, Loretta (husband Mikael) of Lamaline, and Helen (husband Will) of Winterland. Also leaving to mourn are 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral mass at St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Lord's Cove, Monday, May 3, with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lord's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Emile Hodge, James Hodge, George Hodge, and Glen Hodge. Crossbearer was Julian Hodge.
Date posted: 05/11/04

HODGE, William T. Sr.
Passed peacefully away April 29, 2004 at the US Memorial Hospital, William T. Hodge Sr. of Lord's Cove. He was 91 years old. Left to mourn are wife Rosalie; sons Julie (wife Mary), Emile (wife Merena), Jim (wife Anita), George (wife Mary) all of Lord's Cove and Glen (wife Cynthia) of St. Lawrence; daughters Alfreda (husband Peter), Bernice (husband Wayne) and Sylvia (husband Wayne) of Lord's Cove, Loretta (husband Michael) of Lamaline and Helen (husband Will) of Winterland. Also leaving to mourn are 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister conducted funeral mass at St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, Lord's Cove, Monday, May 3 with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lord's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Emile Hodge, James Hodge, George Hodge and Glen Hodge. Crossbearer was Julian Hodge.
Date posted: 05/18/04

HOOPER, John Charles
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on May 6, 2004, John Charles Hooper of Marystown in his 91st year. Predeceased by wife, Edith; sons, Thomas; daughter, Hannah Mary and son-in-law Willis Hooper. Leaving to mourn daughters Millicent of Creston South, Sarah (husband Ivan Kilfoy) of Marystown, grandchildren Shaun (wife Candida) Marystown, Sheldon, Marystown, Jeffrey, St. John's, David Marystown, Lori, Red Lake, Ont; and Angie, Marystown. Two great-grandchildren Willis and Alicia. Special friend Florence and care giver Mildred Pardy. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle at St. Michael's Anglican Church in Creston South on May 10th at 11:00 a.m. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery in Creston South, NL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Church. Pallbearers were: Ivan Kilfoy, Sheldon Kilfoy, David Kilfoy, Clarence Hodder, Paul Hodder, Shaun Hooper. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
Date posted: 05/18/04

MAY, William George
Passed peacefully away Tuesday, April 27, 2004 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, William George May of Garnish. He was 85 years old. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Susanna May and brother Walter. Left to mourn are sisters Lillian Holley of Garnish and Sarah Deorkatson of Chilliwack, B.C., brothers Arthur of Garnish and Nelson (wife Lorraine) of Fredericton, N.B. Also leaving to mourn nieces, nephews, family and friends. Reverend Robert Peddle conducted funeral services at St. Giles Anglican Church, Garnish, April 30, at 2 p.m. with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Garnish. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Harold Thornhill, Rennie Stacey, Lloyd May, Peter Clarke, Wayne Hollett and Enos May.
Date posted: 05/11/04

MURPHY, Walter (Bill)
April 7, 1936-April 27, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on April 27, 2004 Walter (Bill) Murphy of Lawn in his 68th year. Predeceased by parents Charles and Margaret Murphy, brother Michael Murphy, sisters Emily Halley, Clarice Murphy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories brother Charles (Alice) of Lawn and many nieces, and nephews plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Frank Puddister officiated funeral Mass on April 29 from Holy Name of Jesus RC Church, Lawn with interment following at RC Cemetery, Lawn. Cross Bearer Kevin Parsons Jr. Pallbearers Kevin Parsons, Russell Murphy, Manuel Strang, Calvin Murphy, Joe Fitzpatrick, Duane Haley. Funeral arrangements entrusted to serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."
"Forever In Our Hearts."
Date posted: 05/04/04

PURCHASE, Norman G.
March 30, 1922 - May 7, 2004

Passed peacefully away at G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville on May 7, 2004 Norman G. Purchase of Lamaline in his 82nd year. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Bessie, two brothers and one sister. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters Videl of St. Pierre, Edith of Manitoba, many nephews and nieces plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. James Pollard officiated funeral service on May 10th from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline with interment following at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. Pallbearers were Freeman purchase, John Hooper, Wayne Collins, Kevin Collins, Donnie Cousins, John Hillier. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Gone But Not Forgotten."
Date posted: 05/18/04

WALSH, Narcissus
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Narcissus Walsh of Marystown. He was 81 years old. Predeceased by grandson Joshua Drake, Aged 4 years in 2004. Left to mourn are wife Adele; sons Brandon of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Adrian (wife Laura) and Jerry of Calgary, Alberta, Narcissus Jr. of St. John's, Mario of Brampton, Ontario; daughters Maureen of Ottawa, Joan of St. John's, Adele (husband David Walsh) of St. John's, Mary (husband Mark Ploughman) of St. John's, Phyllis (husband Jerry Gaulton) of Marystown, Tracey of Toronto, Ont. and Donna (husband Gordon Drake) of Brampton, Ont. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Cecilia, Bridget, Josephine, Cathy, Winnie and families; brothers Philip, Pat, Leo, Dennis, Kevin and families; 20 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Goakery conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Church, Marystown, Friday, May 7 with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Brendan Walsh, Adrian Walsh, Narcissus Walsh Jr., Mario Walsh, Philip Walsh and Patrick Walsh. Cross bearer was Colin Brinson.
Date posted: 05/18/04

WILLIAMS, Violet Jean
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, May 2, 2004 Violet Jean Williams of Grand Bank, aged 77 years. Predeceased by husband Leonard. Left to mourn are sons Charlie (wife Elaine) of Mount Pearl, Jack (wife Gladys) of Woodstock, Ont. and Allister (Barbara) of St. Paul, Alberta; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, sister Millie Loder (Leonard) at Grand Bank; brother Allister Mullins (Verna) at Grand Bank, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Tuesday, May 4 at 11 a.m. from Warren's Funeral Home with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Officiating clergy were Majors Frank and Rita Pittman. Music was supplied by Tom Cumben Jr. Pallbearers were Harry Butt, Bronson Wooden, Jack Cumben, Harry Clements, Dorman Scott and Melvin Cox. Funeral arrangements were by Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 05/11/04

 

 

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