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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - November 2007

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ARSENAULT, Anne
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on November 29, 2007, Anne Arsenault of Summerside, PEI in her 66th year. Leaving to mourn: her loving daughter Suzanne (Chris Botsifaras) of Toronto, ON; sisters Delphine (Robert Lymburner); Elizabeth (Leo Hynes) of Little Bay, NL. Granddaughter Katie, special friend - Margaret at Summerside, PEI and a large circle of relatives and friends. predeceased by parents Alyre and Phyllis Arsenault and sister Carol. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

BOND, Levi Henry
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on November 6, 2007, Levi Henry Bond of Frenchman’s Cove in his 90th year. Leaving to mourn his loving son Frank (wife Minnie) of Frenchman’s Cove, daughter Eva (husband Paul Barrie) of Frenchman’s Cove, step sons Nelson keeping (wife Brenda) of Alberta and Vaden Keeping of Frenchman’s Cove, step daughters Maud (husband Philip Thornhill) of Fortune, Mary (husband Eugene King) of Creston north, Lynn (husband Verd Perham) of Fortune, Edna (husband Earl Hodder) of Creston north, Joshie (husband Dave Hooper) of Creston South and Tammy Keeping of Creston South. 23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Brother Felix Bond, wife Violet from Fortune, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by wife Doris, brothers and sisters and stepson Arthur. Donations in his memory to the Frenchman’s Cove United Church. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Lewis Crewe at United Church, Frenchman’s Cove on November 8, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at United Church Cemetery, Frenchman’s Cove. Pallbearers were Frank Bond, Paul Barrie, Shawn Butler, Terry Butler, Lee Bond and Dave Hooper. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.

BYRD, Mary Magdelyn
Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on November 8, 2007, Mary Magdelyn Byrd of English Harbour East in her 77th year. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Robert; sons Calvin of English Harbour East, Fred (wife Loretta) of English Harbour East and Stanley of English Harbour East; daughters Dorothy (husband Gordon Evans) of English Harbour East and Daphne (husband Andrew) of English harbour East; mother Mary J. Coombs at Blue Crest Interfaith home, Grand Bank; brother Michael of Terrenceville; sister Alice McCarthy of Terrenceville; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Robert, daughter-in-law Violet and granddaughter Mary Byrd. Funeral service was conducted by Father Stephen Courtney at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, English Harbour East on November 12th at 10:30 a.m. Interment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery, English Harbour East. Pallbearers were Dwayne Byrd, Guy Hackett, Peter Clarke, Glen Bolt, Charles Byrd and Wade Hynes. Cross bearer was Adam Evans. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South, NL

CLARKE; Peggy Ann
Passed suddenly away at Terrenceville Sunday, November 24, 2007, Peggy Ann Clarke of Terrenceville in her 20th year. Predeceased by grandfather William Clarke, great-grandparents Mary Alice Hackett and John Samuel Hackett. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories Mom Theresa and Dad William; grandparents Catherine and Henry Lavhey; grandmother Bridget Clarke; sisters Corina Mary (Colin) Mitchell of Terrenceville and Katie Lee (Travis) of Terrenceville; brother Brandon of Terrenceville and special nephew, Tye, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic church in Terrenceville Wednesday, November 28th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at St. .Joseph's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. Funeral arrangements entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca
The following article also appeared in the same edition of the paper

YOUNG WOMAN DIES IN COLLISION

A 20-year-old Terrenceville woman has been identified as the victim of a car-tractor trailer truck accident in that community November 24. Burin Peninsula District RCMP said Peggy Ann Clarke died in the collision when the vehicle she was a passenger in collided with the parked truck around 1 a.m. Both vehicles then burst into flames. The male driver of the car was taken to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin and then transferred to the Health Science Centre in St. John's in serious condition. Police, volunteer fire departments from Terrenceville and Grand le Pierre and local ambulance service all responded to the accident. An investigation into the cause of the collision is still ongoing. The RCMP reported there have been 30 fatal motor vehicles collisions this year in Newfoundland and Labrador.

DOUGLAS (Fred) A.
(April 15, 1930 – November 10, 2007)

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in the presence of his family, Frederick (Fred) Douglas of Grand Bank, age 77. Predeceased by son Wayne and daughter Marlie. He leaves to mourn, wife, Martha, son Frank (Cora), Grand Bank and daughter Maxine (Michael) Flynn, Chapel’s Cove. Grandchildren, Lori, Sheri, Jennifer, Michael, Jessica and Emilie. Great-grandchildren Coady, Jordyn and Mason. Brother, John Douglas, sisters Georgie (Maude) Thorne and Blanche Pike, also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank on Tuesday, November 13th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. Music was provided by David Noseworthy and Herbert Dunford. Pall bearers were: Stephen Douglas, Michael Flynn, Robb Bungay, Charlie Prior, Douglas Jones and George Thorne. Donations in his memory may be made to Daffodil place. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren’s Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care.”

FARRELL, Michael Joseph
Passed peacefully away at the Burin peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, November 21, 2007, Michael Joseph Farrell of Marystown in his 73rd year. Predeceased by wife Mary, sisters Catherine and Mary and brother George. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories five nephews and eight nieces, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic church in Marystown, Saturday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Michael's memory donations may be made to The Burin Peninsula Kidney Dialysis Unit. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

FOLLETT, Cyril George
Passed suddenly away at his residence on Thursday, November 15, 2007, Cyril George Follett of Marystown in his 61st year. Predeceased by mother Sadie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Judy; son Bruce (Carolyn) of Churchill Falls; daughter Bonnie (Damey) Kyritsis of Gander; sister Dorothy (Victor) Rose; brother Hughie (Jeanette) Follett. Three grandchildren Robyn, Matthew and Christian; father John; niece Dana; mother-in-law Margaret Soper and father-in-law Edward Soper (Ted). Plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at the United Church in Creston North on Sunday, November 18th at 2 pm. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Creston North. Funeral arrangement entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

HAAS, Michael Peter
Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Friday, November 30, 2007 Michael Peter Haas of Marystown in his 65th year. Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Mary, sisters Elizabeth and Josephine, and brothers Daniel and John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Elizabeth; sons Clayton (Mary) of St. Phillip's and Colin of Marystown; daughter Linda Haas (Johnny Whittle) of London, Ontario; sister Mary Agnes Mass of Oklahoma City; brothers Thomas (Clara) Haas of Brent's Cove, Jim (Mary) Haas of Harbour Round and Edward Haas of Brent's Cove; brother-in-law Thomas Deveraux (Theresa) of Terrenceville; sisters-in-law Patricia Haas of Fort McMurray and Bertha Haas of Brent's Cove; grandchildren Jacob and Chantal, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Tuesday, Dec 4 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Michael's memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life www.whitedove.ca

HICKMAN, John Harris
Passed peacefully away at his home in Fortune on Friday November 16, 2007, John Harris Hickman of Fortune in his 81st year. Predeceased by son Philip Roy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Margaret, son Larry (Jessie) of Fort McMurray, Alberta; George (Eleanor) of Thompson, Manitoba; Thomas (Deanne) of Fortune. Sisters Martha Petrie of Halifax; Mary (Vic) Healey of Fredericton; Dulcie Grandy of Grand Bank; Blanche Crowley of Grand Bank; and Rose Green of Grand Bank. Brother Garfield (Florence) of York Harbour. 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at White Dove Funeral Homes in Fortune on Sunday, November 18th at 2:00 pm. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In John's memory donations may be made to The Janeway Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

HISCOCK, Mary Agnes
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank Saturday, November 24, 2007, Mary Agnes Hiscock of Marystown in her 87th year. Predeceased by husband Hedley. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Jerry and wife Stella; brother Joseph Cornish of St. Alban's; brother-in-law Ben (Blanche) Hiscock; sisters-in-law Lizzie Maude (Norman) Caines, Jane (John) Bobbett, Gladys (Jonah) Mullins and Gertie Langdon; grandchildren Garry (Ada) Fudge at Gander and Bradley at Edmonton, Alberta; great-grandchildren Jeannette, Shayna, Michael and Stephen; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Marystown, Monday, November 26th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at St. Michael's Anglican Cemetery Creston South. In Mary's memory donations may be made to the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

JARVIS, Sarah Mary
Passed peacefully away at the St. Lawrence U.S. Memorial HealthCare Centre, Friday, November 2, 2007, Sarah Mary Jarvis of Lawn in her 86th year. Predeceased by mother Elizabeth; father Joseph; sisters Susan Fitzpatrick, Josephine Lambert, Rebecca Lockyer, Nellie Quirke, Shannie Lockyer and Loretta Edwards; brothers James Jarvis, Valentine Jarvis and Adolph Jarvis. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories a very special loving niece Jessie (Ron), great-niece Lynn, great-nephew Greg, sisters-in-law Evelyn Jarvis and Leona Jarvis, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lawn Monday, November 5th. Interment followed at Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In Sarah's memory donations may be made to the Right to Life Association of Newfoundland and Labrador 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

MAY, Charles
(October 30, 1930 – November 13, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on November 13, 2007, Charles May of Garnish in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Matilda; sisters Pearl Lefrense of Halifax, Melita Smith and husband Matthew of Halifax and Edith Flanders and husband Charlie of English Harbour West; brothers Frank and friend Olive and James of Grand Bank; sisters-in-law Alma Myles of Garnish, Gertie Walters of Garnish, Rowena Caines of Garnish, Hazel Caines of Garnish and Blanche Caines of Garnish plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents John and Sarah May, brother Freeman. Rev. John E.K. Nicolle officiated funeral service from St. Giles Anglican Church, Garnish on Thursday, November 15, 2007 with interment following at St. Giles Anglican Cemetery, Garnish. Pallbearers were Enos May, Frank May, Jim May, Matthew (Red) Smith, Roger LeFrense and Eugene May. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin “WE CARE.” To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

MILLER, Susan Mary
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, Friday, November 30, 2007, Susan Mary Miller of Marystown in her 71st year. Predeceased by son Tony and mother Mary Josephine. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Ambrose; sons Dean (Joanne) of Halifax and Jim (Juanita) of Marystown; daughters Linda (Will) Smith of Halifax and Margie (Michael) Dwyer of Halifax; 12 grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Monday, Dec 3 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation followed. In Susan's memory donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life www.whitedove.ca

PEACH, Hattie Babs
(January 21, 1932 - November 1, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on November 1, 2007 Hattie Babs Peach of Burin in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Heber (Georgina) of Burin and Terry (Christie) of Burin; daughters Sandra (David Smith) of Saskatchewan, Mary (Herman Lockyer) of Burin Bay and Julie (Sam Lambe) of Lawn; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; brother Jack Senior (Maud) of Red Harbour plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Fred, daughters Carrie and Marie. Rev. Susan White officiated funeral service on Sunday, November 3, 2007 from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove with interment following at United Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Pallbearers were Heber Peach, Terry Peach, Herman Lockyer,Sam Lambe, Rodney Smith and Fred Smith. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."

POWER, William Joseph
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, November 19, 2007, William Joseph Power of Marystown in his 78th year. Predeceased by wife Almedia; five brothers and three sisters. leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Bill (Pam) of Marystown; Leo of Fort McMurray, Alberta; Gerald (Michelle) of Toronto, Ontario; and Dennis (Nikki) of Fort McMurray; daughters Marie (Gary) Stevenson of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Kate (Clyde) Bonnell of Marystown; Judy (Jeff) Skyberg of Marystown; Elaine (Melvin) Brinston of Marystown and Shirley of Fort McMurray. Eighteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church Marystown on Thursday, November 22 at 10:30 am. Interment followed at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery. In William's memory donations may be made to The Power Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove. Funeral home, Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

ROBERTS, Doyle Clayton
Originally of Grand Falls, passed peacefully away November 13, age 77. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Joyce; and precious daughter, Kathryn. Leaving to forever cherish his life with them are daughters, Carol (John) and Nancy (Shane); son, Michael (Alana); sisters, Bernice (Gerald) and Barbara (Calvin); sisters-in-law, Shirley and Marie; and grandchildren, Kerstin, Heidi, John, Benjamin, Hayley, Zackary, Jennifer and Jacob who loved their “Gramps” beyond all earthly measure. The family would like to thank all friends, especially Kirby and Pastor Murley, and Dr. St. Croix and all staff of the Gander Cancer Clinic for their kindness and support. Visitation took place from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Sunday, November 18 at Carnell’s Funeral home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral service was held 2:00 pm. Monday at Carnell’s chapel. Expressions of sympathy may be in the form of donations to The Adventist Disaster Relief Agency, Box 5001, STN C, St. John’s, NL A1C 5V3, or to the health of working animals in the world’s poorest communities at The Brooke, www.thebrooke.org     To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

ROSE, June
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Saturday, November 10, 2007, June Rose of Fortune in her 37th year. Predeceased by brother Cluney Hanham. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Kerry; daughters Sheena of St. John’s and Kerri-Lynn of Fortune; parents Lorraine and Alex Hanham; parents-in-law Fred and Ruby Rose; brothers Lawrence (Alma) Hanham of Fortune, Wayne (Teese) Hanham of Grand Bank, Max (Elizabeth) Hanham of Grand Bank, John Hanham of Bolton, Ontario, Howard (Judy) Hanham of Brampton, ON and Keith (Esther) Hanham of Grand Bank; sisters Elaine (Gordon) Price of Grand Bank, Sharon (Gary) Douglas of Grand Bank, Bernice (Roy) Elliott of Gander, Karen Graham of Hamilton, ON, Marie (Claude) Green of Fortune, Shirley (Dave) Pinsent of Bolton, ON, Michelle (Darrell) Lafosse of Grand Bank and Roxanne (Brett) Thornhill of St. John’s; brother-in-law Hubert (Maxine); 11 nieces and 12 nephews, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at the Anglican Church in Fortune, Tuesday, November 13th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery. In June’s memory donations may be made to the Rose Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

STRICKLAND, Richard
(January 26, 1937 - November 16, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Friday, November 16, 2007, Richard J. Strickland of Point May age 70 years. Predeceased by parents Henry and Catherine Strickland, wife Theresa and sister Ellen. He leaves to mourn: 4 brothers, Henry Strickland and Nancy at Point May; Joseph Strickland at Marystown; Gordon Strickland (Mary) at Point May and Albert Strickland at Point May. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass was conducted by Father Charlie Goakery from the Most Holy Rosary Church, Point May on Monday, November 19th at 10 am. Cremation followed. interment of ashes took place on Wednesday, November 21st at 2 pm at the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery, Point May.Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

WALTERS, Rebecca
(August 22, 1905 – November 10, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home Grand Bank on Saturday, November 10, 2007 Rebecca Walters, formerly of Bay L’argent, age 102 years. Predeceased by parent John and Sarah Pope; daughter Lillian; sons Charlie, Maxwell and William John; and step-son Russell Walters. She leaves to mourn: 2 daughters Elsie Burton at Grand Bank and Janie Dodge at Harbour Mille; 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren, step son Stanley Walters at Grand Bank, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Tim Graham from Saint Alban’s Anglican Church, Grand Bank on Monday, November 12th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Saint Alban’s Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Velma Stewart. Pall bearers were; Harold Burton, Tom Burton, Edwin Walters, Randy Walters, Brian Dodge and Alphonsus dodge. Donations in her memory may be made to the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank or to Saint Alban’s Anglican Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren’s Funeral Home, Grand Bank; “Where Dedicated People Care.”

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

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

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