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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - May 2006

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BRUSHETT, Captain William Wallace
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, surrounded by his wife and family, Captain William Wallace Brushett aged 79 years. Predeceased by his mother and father: Mae and Charles Brushett; sister Mabel in 1988. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Marie of 52 years; children: Julie (Kevin Sutton), Lynn, Bill (Deborah), Fern (Bob Mitchelmore) and Calvin (Kim); a wonderful "pop" to his 13 grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. and then on Thursday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Visitation continued at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and then on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral service was held from Collins Cove United Church, on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment followed at the Collins Cove United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to th! e Lung Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

BUTLER, Emily Jane
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on May 6, 2006, Emily Jane Butler of Creston South in her 74th year. Predeceased by husband Charles, daughter Lucy Mary, brother Cecil Clarke and sister Mary Florence Baker. Leaving to mourn friend and companion Ron Baker, Little bay East; son Isaac (wife Emma) of Jean De Baie; daughters Ellen Rose (husband Clarence Hooper) of Creston South, Jessie (husband Lloyd Newport) of Jean De Baie; son-in-law Onslow Smith; sister Ida Moulton and husband Eric, Red Harbour, Ellen Rose Lockyer and husband Willie of Marystown and Ester Burton and husband Clayton, Little Bay East, sister-in-law Ida Clarke, Little Bay East; brothers Elias Clarke and wife Cynthia, Little Bay East; twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, extended family - sherry, Danny, Bob and Wendy and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Mr. Oscar Elms at Creston Peninsula Funeral Home in Creston South on May 9th at 11:00 a.m. Interment was at United church Cemetery in Red Harbour. Donations to her memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Pallbearers were Percy Clarke, Terrance Baker, Edgar Moulton, Cecil Clarke, Herman Lockyer and Henry Hooper. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston south.

CHURCHILL, Henry
Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences Centre May 26, 2006, Henry Churchill of Little St. Lawrence in his 55th year. Predeceased by parents James and Sarah, sister Millie Brown and brother Morris. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Marjorie; sons Jamie and Justin of Little St. Lawrence; sisters Margaret (Donald Morgan), Susanna (George Perrot), Elizabeth (Gerald Payne), Joanie (Frank Lambe), Bridie (Terry Murphy) and Agnes (Fabian Mitchell); brothers Sylvester (Alice) and David (Rachel), plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Regis Kamela conducted funeral mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic church in St. Lawrence Saturday, May 27. Interment was at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Churchill, David Morgan, Sylvester Churchill, Roland Coady, Johnny Burke and Darrell Burke. Crossbearer was Marlo Perrot. Funeral arrangements entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown.

CLUETT, Elsie L.
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Hospital May 22, 2006, Elsie L. Cluett of Garnish in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband John Sam and son Cedric. Leaving to mourn son Walter (Betty) of Garnish, grandson Darren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. John Nicolle conducted funeral services at St. Giles Anglican Church in Garnish, Thursday, May 25. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery in Garnish. Pallbearers were Bert Cluett, Cedric March, Joe Grandy, Roy Winsor, John Coady and Chris Buffett. Donations may be made to St. Giles Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown.

COX, Judy L.
Passed tragically away on Thursday, May 11, 2006, Judy L. Cox of Grand Bank, age 21 years. Predeceased by aunt Bella, uncle Bill and cousin Joey. She leaves to mourn with many wonderful memories: Her parents, Melvin and Patsy Cox at Grand Bank; sister Jody (Jamie) and special nephew, Jeoffrey, at Grand Bank; grandparents Garfield and Bertha Cox and Eli and Rose Kelland, all of Grand Bank. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman on Sunday, May 14th at 2 p.m. from the Salvation army Citadel, Grand Bank. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by David Noseworhy and Herbert Dunford. Pallbearers were: Dorman Scott, Mike Kelland, Colin Buffett, Wayne Bolt, Bob Dolimount and Clayton Strowbridge. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank, "Where Dedicated People Care."

DIAMOND, Benjamin George
Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Friday, May 26, 2006, Benjamin G. Diamond of Grand Bank, age 81 years. Predeceased by parents George and Lucy Diamond. He leave to mourn with many happy memories: wife Mabel, two daughters Eleanor Thornhill (Arch) at Grand Bank and Patsy Pittman (Ian) at Grand Bank; three grandchildren Patty, Lori and Sheldon; one sister Eleanor Hall and family at Toronto; sister-in-law Ethel White and family at Glenwood; brother-in-law Cyril White (Florence) and family at Ontario; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Lewis Crewe from Grand Bank United Church on Tuesday, May 30th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pallbearers were: Harold J. Snook, William Tibbo, Kelvin Feltham, Harold Thornhill, Kevin Burton and Eugene Mitchell. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where Dedicated People Care."

DUNDERDALE: Peter Edward
Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at his residence in St. John's on May 26, 2006, Captain Peter Dunderdale, age 56 years. Predeceased by infant daughter Katie, grandson William, father Thomas and brother Graham. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Kathy; daughter Sara and her husband Matthew Darby, Ottawa son Thomas and his wife Jillian Murphy, Ottawa and precious grandson Jack Darby. Also leaving to mourn his mother Frankie; brother Tom in England and a wide circle of other family and friends in Canada and the United Kingdom. Special thanks to the staff at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre and the Health Sciences Complex especially Drs. P.K. Ganguly, K. Hong, J. Siddiqui and P. Collingwood. Also heartfelt thanks to Trudy Smith, R.N. of Community Health Family Services. At Peter's request cremation has taken place. Visitation took place at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. funeral service was held on Monday, May 29, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Torbay Road. Flowers were gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

HODGE, John T.
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank, on Thursday, May 11, 2006, John T. Hodge of Lord's Cove, age 81 years. Predeceased by parents Anthony and Ellen Hodge and brother Joseph. leaving to mourn: four sisters, Kathleen Papail at Lord's Cove, Louise Fitzpatrick at Lord's Cove, Rosalie Hodge at Lord's Cove and Amelia Martin at Lawn; one brother William (Lillian) at Lord's Cove. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral mass was conducted by Father Regis Kamela on Monday, May 15th at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's Church, Lord's Cove. Interment followed at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Cemetery, Lord's Cove. Pallbearers were: Julian Hodge, George Hodge, Norbert Hodge, Eugene Papail, Philip Fitzpatrick and Wayne Fitzpatrick. Cross Bearer was William Hodge. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where Dedicated People Care."

MARSHALL, Joseph
Passed peacefully away at Blue Crest Inter-Faith Home, Grand Bank, on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, Joseph Marshall of Garnish, age 84 years. Predeceased by parents Bert and Annie Marshall, and sister Beulah Beazley. Leaving to mourn: wife Annie, daughter Marilyn Miles (Frank) at Garnish, sons Byron (Pauline) at Garnish, Jerry (Joan) at Pickering, Ontario, Winston (Flora) at Burin; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters Millie Brushett (George) at Marystown, Belle Moulton (Don) at Winterland; brothers Bert and Harry Marshall at Winterland. Also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Chris Andrews from the United Church, Garnish on Thursday, May 11th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery, Garnish. Organist was Marilyn Miles. Pallbearers were: Craig Marshall, Terry Marshall, Jerry Marshall, Todd Miles, Ernie Grand, Fred Green, Alf Hardiman, and George Brushett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where Dedicated People Care."

MURPHY, Patrick R.
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre May 29, 2006, Patrick R. Murphy of Little Bay, 61 years. Predeceased by mother Susan and father Edward Sr., and brother John Thomas. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Phyllis; sons Gerard and Gregory of Marystown; sisters Elizabeth (Leonard Doody), Frances (Allan Stimpson) and Susan Murphy; brothers Michael (Elizabeth), Peter (Bridie) and Edward (Gabriella); plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Joe Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Thursday, June 1. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Little Bay. Pallbearers were Victor Murphy, Brian Doody, Eugene Lambe, Elmo Gillard, Phillip Molloy and Leonard Doody Jr. Crossbearer was Cyril Farrell. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral home, Marystown.

MYLES, Julia Mary
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre May 17, 2006, Julia Mary Myles of St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband William, son Gerald, son-in-law Kevin and grandchildren Sherrilynn and Clar. Leaving to mourn son Wallace of St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine, Terry of British Columbia and Pius (Helen) of Wabush; daughters Sheila (Ivan Brinston) of Wabush, Edith and Lillian (Billy Hodder) of St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine, Doreen (Eddie Thornhill) of Little Bay East and Guanita (Clar Hackett) of Edmonton. Also leaving to mourn brother Clyde Hodder of St. Bernard's Jacques Fontaine, 21 grandchildren, 11 great-greatchildren plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Fr. Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's, Saturday, May 20. interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in St. Bernard's. Pallbearers were Darrell Hynes, Kevin Hynes Jr., Gerald Myles Jr., Tim Thornhill, Frank Hodder and Kimberly Myles.s Cross bearer was Kendell Hodder. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown.

PIKE, Gertrude E.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre May 27, 2006, Gertrude E. Pike of Little Bay in her 75th year. Predeceased by sister Mary; brothers John Patrick, Martin and Jim. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Jerry, son Michael and wife Audrey of Marystown, sister Susanna Kelly of P.E.I., brothers Philip Hanrahan of Lunenburg, N.S. and Michael Hanrahan of Little Bay, two grandchildren Renee and Steven and one great-grandchild Hayley, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Father Joe Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Wednesday, May 31. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Little Bay. Pallbearers were Phil Hanrahan, Martin Hanrahan, Bernard Hanrahan, Derrick Hanrahan and James Hanrahan. Crossbearer was Steven Pike. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown.

SAUTER, Brian C. 
November 13, 1937 - May 11, 2006

Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday, May 11, 2006 Brian C. Sauter of Garnish in his 68th year. Born in Loweville, Brian grew up in Mattydale and resided Ormond Beach, Fl and Newfoundland and as well as Mattydale before returning to Newfoundland three years ago. After serving four years in the US Air Force, Brian attended the School of Music in Manhattan, and was a drummer in the late 50's, and 60's with The "Johnny Pineapple Band." He was retired from Julian's Dining and Lounge as a bartender in Ormond Beach. He later owned and operated Sauter's Hot Food to Go in St. Mary's Bay, NL He was the son of the late Carl and Mae Sauter. he was predeceased by his daughter Donna in 1977 and a brother Thomas. Surviving is his wife of 47 years, Shirley (Rodden) Sauter, 3 daughters Deborah (James) Anderson of Liverpool, Kelly (Frank) Demaria and Shirley Sauter bother of New Hampshire, two sons Brian Carl Jr. and Jerry (Amy) Sauter both of Florida, two sisters Betty (Jack) Wentworth of Mattydale, June Becker of Texas, a brother Michael (Joyce) Sauter on North Syracuse, 18 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services were held at Krueger Funeral home, Mattydale, NY on Friday, May 19th with interment following at North Syracuse Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."

SHEPPARD, Ormand
Passed suddenly away at his home May 28, 2006, Ormand Sheppard of Bay L'Argent in his 73rd year. Predeceased by son-in-law Joe Stone, granddaughter Lisa Stone and parents Joseph and Ester. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Margaret; sons Nicholas of Bay L'Argent, Rodney (Lina) London, Ontario, and Robert, Vancouver, B.C.; daughters Marie (Stephen Smith) London, Ontario, Hazel House of Little Bay East, Margaret Merchant of London, Ontario and Florence Stone of St. John's; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other relatives and friends.Capt. Robertson conducted funeral service at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent Wednesday, May 31. Interment was at St. Hilda's Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. Pallbearers were Chris Stone, James Banfield, nick Merchant, Rodney Merchant, Joe Stone Jr. and Steve Smith. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown.

WITHERS, John James
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on May 19, 2006, John James Withers of Rock Harbour in his 70th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Jane, son Roger (Dorothy) of Creston South, daughter Juanita (Kenny) of Little Bay, his mother Mary Eliza Withers, eleven sisters and eleven brothers, three grandchildren Jonathan, Jason and Ryan. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Nicolle at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Rock Harbour on May 21, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery in Rock Harbour. Donation in his memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church in Rock Harbour. Pallbearers were Clyde Hooper, James Withers, Arthur Brown, Clarence Hooper, George Hooper and Perry Brushett. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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