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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - October 2004

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ASHFORD, Annie M.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Thursday, Sept 30, 2004, Annie M. Ashford, of Grand Bank, aged 74 years. Predeceased by husbands Angus and John, daughter Jackie, brother George, and parents Alfred and Ester Banfield. Left of mourn are children Marilyn Brown (Oliver) of Lethbridge, Wallace Hillier at St. John's, Howard Hillier (Barb) at Grand Bank, Margaret Wells (Ken) at Kingston, Ontario, Kevin Ashford (Barb) at Omemee, Ont. and Holly Howse (Henry) at Grand Bank; stepdaughters Lillian Abbott (Ern) at Port au Bras, Vivian Slaney (Carl) at St. Lawrence and Harriet Langdon (Fred) at Harbour Breton; 23 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; brothers Jim Ashford (Mary) at Fortune and Hubert Banfield (Dora) at Grand Bank; sisters Ada Wells at Sandyville and Clara Anderson (Len) at Hermitage, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Michael Li conducted the funeral service Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank with interment at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Tom Cumben. Pallbearers were Angus Ashford Jr., Oliver Brown, Henry Howse, Robert Dicks, Wayne Downey, and Charlie Prior. Funeral arrangements by Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care".
(Date posted: 10/13/04)


COX, James Maurice
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre St. Lawrence on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004 James Maurice Cox of Grand Bank age 75 years. Predeceased by parents Manuel and Elsie Cox, son Stanley, brother Philip, great-grandchildren Susie and Maurice. Left to mourn are wife Esther, four daughters, Gail Coady (Richard) at Grand Bank, Marguerite Peach (Sandy) at Grand Bank, Eleanor and Stephan at Burin. Trudy and Jerome at Burin, one son Randy (Florence) at Grand Bank, 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, two sisters Beulah Burt (Leonard) at Grand Bank, Eleanor Fizzard at Grand Bank, two brothers Max (Dorothy) at Grand Bank, Fred (Ruby) at Halifax, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman on Tuesday, Oct 12th from Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Interment followed in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Tom Cumben. Pallbearers were Christopher Cox, Bradley Cox, Randy Cox, Melissa Cox, Paul Coady, Kayla Peach and Steven Warren. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care".
(Date posted: 10/19/04)


HARRIS, Melita
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, Melita Harris of Jacques Fontaine, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband Randell, son Fredrick, and parents Jeremiah and Sarah Stone. Left to mourn are children Gordon Harris (wife Vera) of Grand Bank, Merril Harris (wife Mildred) of Grand Bank, Jerry Harris (wife Dolly) of Jacques Fontaine, Allan Harris (wife Brenda) of Jacques Fontaine, Gussie White (husband John) of Grand Bank and Maurice Harris (wife Doreen) of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Brenda Blagdon (husband Henry of Grand Bank, Anita Sare (husband Charlie) of New Market, Ontario and John Harris (wife Doris) of Jacques Fontaine; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, brother Allister Stone (wife Helen) at Marystown, sister Mabel Vardy at St. Lawrence Manor, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Reverend Charlie Harris and Reverend Robert Peddle, Friday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Jacques Fontaine, with interment at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Jacques Fontaine. Organist was Mary Brown. Pallbearers were her six sons: Gordon, Merril, Jerry, Allan, Maurice and John. Funeral arrangements by Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, "Where dedicated people care".
(Date posted: 10/13/04)


HODDER, Evelyn S.
Passed peacefully away Monday, Sept. 27, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Evelyn S. Hodder of Creston North. She was 88 years old. Predeceased by husband Ladner, infant son Edison, sister Dorothy Frank, brother Edison Day and special niece Dorothy (Dollie). Left to mourn are sons Ray (wife Levina) of Creston north, Bruce (wife Emily) of Long Cove, Burin and Rick (wife Roxanne) of Paradise; daughters Nancy of Creston North and Norma (husband Stan Comeav) of Digby, NS; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Oscar Elms conducted funeral services at the United Church, Creston North, Thursday, Sept. 30 with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Creston North. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Joe Hodder, Sam Hodder, Frank Hodder, Ross Murley, Frank Bond and Kenny Thorne.
(Date posted: 10/13/04)


KELLAND, Annie
Passed away suddenly at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Oct. 14, 2004, Annie Kelland of Marystown in her 61st year. Predeceased by father - Harvey Keeping, mother - Janet and sister Esther. Leaving to mourn, husband Richard; sons: Russell (wife Barbara) of St. John's, Reginald (wife Michelle) of P.E.I.; daughters: Wendy (husband Frank Stapleton) of Hamilton, Ont., Lisa (husband Roger Farewell) of Marystown; sisters: Catherine - husband Frank Barnes, Harbour Mille, Lucy - husband Charles Boudreau, N.S., Madeline, St. John's, Janet - husband Roy Pardy, Marystown; brothers: Roy Keeping - wife Alma, Harbour Mille, James - wife Florence, Harbour Mille, Reg - wife Ena, Harbour Mille; 6 grandchildren: Matthew, Cole, Jodi, Rory, Christine, and Sarah, and a large circle of relatives and friend. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Marystown, on Oct. 18th at 10:00 a.m. Interment was at Anglican Cemetery in Creston South. Donations to her memory may be made to Diabetic Association. Pallbearers were: Frank Stapleton, Matthew Kelland, Tom Hayes, Jason Pardy, Reg Kelland and Russell Kelland. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
(Date posted: 10/26/04)


KING, Alice Martha
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home Grand Bank on Oct 18, 2004 Alice Martha King of Lamaline age 90 years. Predeceased by husband Esau, daughter Alice, grandson Jeffery King, son-in-law Harry Cumben. Left to mourn, seven daughters: Edith (Lawrence) at Lindsey Ont., Queena (George) at Grand Bank, Winifred (Raphael) at Coquitlam, Ruth (Kevin) at Foxtrap, Stella at Grand Bank, Barbara (Lionel) at Botwood, Rita (Rena) at Lord's Cove; two sons: Maxwell (Rebecca) at Lamaline, Stephen (Velma) at Lamaline: special grandson Frank Pittman at St. John's; 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of nephews and nieces, along with a large number of friends. Rev. James Pollard conducted funeral service from St. Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline on Thursday, Oct. 21st 2 p.m. Interment followed in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery. Organist was Ella King, Pallbearers were Maxwell King, Stephen King, Frank Pittman, Michael Pittman, Kevin Pittman, George Forsey. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care".
(Date posted: 10/26/04)


LABOUR, Sarah
Passed suddenly away at her home in Grand le Pierre, Sarah Labour. She was 71 years old. Predeceased by brothers William Thomas Fizzard and James Fizzard of Grand le Pierre. Left to mourn are husband Joseph and son Howard (Emma) of Grand le Pierre. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Annie Pardy and Ella Mae Bolt of Grand le Pierre; sisters-in-law Gladys Hynes, Emily Kearley and Susan Lovell; brothers George and John Fizzard of Grand le Pierre; brother-in-law Thomas Labour, grandchildren Julie and Tanya and great-grandchildren Blake and Gabrielle. Reverend Charlie Harris conducted funeral services at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Grand le Pierre Thursday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. with interment at the St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Wade Pardy, Tyler Pardy, Ambrose Bolt, Calvin Hackett, Derrick Kearley and Wade Lovell.
(Date posted: 10/26/04)


LUNDRIGAN, Donna
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on October 11, 2004, Donna Lundrigan of Burin in her 49th year. Predeceased by father Richard Joyce. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Patrick; mother Marie Joyce; sisters Joyce; niece Danielle Abbott; nephew Ray Rideout; mother-in-law Margaret Lundrigan plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Susan White officiated funeral service on October 14, 2004 from St. Patrick's Church, Burin with interment following at Bethany United Cemetery, Burin. Pallbearers were Derek Lundrigan, Ray Rideout, Eugene Foote, Pius Power, Howard Lundrigan, Jack Lundrigan. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"She graced her family with Acts of loving kindness."

(Date posted: 10/19/04)


PIDGEON, Carmel
Passed peacefully away Sept. 29, 2004 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Carmel Pidgeon of Marystown. She was 90 years old. Predeceased by her husband Victor in 1982 and son-in-law Joachim Doody in 2003. Left to mourn are sons Paul (wife Jean) of Moncton, New Brunswick and Randy (wife Kelly) of St. John's; daughters Agnes of Holyrood, Mary-Jo (husband Vincent Brake) of Spanish Room and Carmelita (husband Joe Evoy) of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn sister Bridget Hanrahan (William), 20 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Saturday, Oct 2 with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery Little Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Kenny Brake, Vince Brake, Glen Brake, Joe Doody, Bill Reynolds and Darrell Morrissey. Cross bearer was Terri-Lynn Evoy.
(Date posted: 10/13/04)


ROSE, Beatrice J.
Passed peacefully away Oct. 7, 2004 at the US Memorial Hospital, Beatrice J. Rose of St. Lawrence. She was 85 years old. Predeceased by husband Wilson. Left to mourn are nieces and nephews, plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Berdina Ford conducted funeral services at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence Saturday, Oct 9 with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, St. Lawrence. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Pallbearers were Melvin Beck, Cass Clarke, Cass Clarke Jr., Ray Beck, Kevin Pike and Lorne Pike.
(Date posted: 10/13/04)


TUFF, James Aloysius
James Aloysius Tuff
passed away in Brooks on October 17, 2004 at the age of 58 years. Born in Grand Bank, Newfoundland he was raised in Lamaline, NL and had worked in the St. Lawrence Fluspar Mine at St. Lawrence, NL. Jim moved to Brooks in 1997 and had been employed at Lakeside. His special interests included fishing, camping, golfing, the outdoors and woodworking. He will be best remembered for his love for his family and for his sense of humour. Jim was predeceased by his wife Mary Margaret Tuff on June 28, 2001 and his brother Bill in 2000. He is survived by his common law wife Holly of Brooks, his children daughter Rose Lambe and her husband Tony and their children Stephen and Laura of Lewin's Cove, NL, son Jimmy and his wife Darlene of Port Au Choix, NL, daughter Jackie and Darryl and children Jody, Hayley and Clint of Brooks and son Mike and his daughter Kayley of Brooks; sisters Margaret (Tom) Fleming and Mary (Ron) Ryan both in Ontario and Anne Burn in Newfoundland; brothers Maurice Tuff, Joe Tuff and Ray Tuff all in Ontario and Joe Harnett in Newfoundland and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 21st from Trinity Lutheran Church, Brooks. Rev. John Theiss officiated. In memory of Jim, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Brooks and District Health Foundation, Bag 300, Brooks. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME. Telephone (403)362-4636.
(Date posted: 10/26/04)

 

 

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