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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
from The Telegram for 2001

(Q - T)

The obituaries appear here, as they appeared in The Telegram on the dates noted with each entry. For the convenience of researchers, the first mention of a Trinity Bay community has been highlighted. Only those obituaries from 2001 have been included here. If someone has an obituary previous to 1998, and would like it to appear in this series, please contact Jim Butler by using the CONTACT button at the bottom of every page.


REARDON, Herbert Edward - Age 76, of Dartmouth, N.S. Passed away January 6, 2001 at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Goose Cove, NF, he was the son of Michael and Mary Ellen (Murrin) Reardon. He worked for the Department of National Defence, HMC Dockyard for 34 years. He was a long-term member of the Scotia Legion, Branch 25; active member for many years of the Knights of Columbus and served as President of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Mildred (Riggs); daughter Sheila LeBlanc, Ontario; sons: Al (Iris), Dartmouth and Kevin (Carla), Alberta; six beloved grandchildren; brothers: Leo of Goose Cove and Tony (Gertie) of St. John`s and sister Anastasia Buckle, St. Anthony. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers: Albert, Joseph, Patrick, William and sister Rita. His remains were cremated and a memorial service held at St. Stephen`s Roman Catholic Church in Halifax on January 10, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Dartmouth General Hospital or charity of your choice. After the service, family and friends were welcomed at the home of his son Al in Dartmouth.
January 13, 2001


REID, Bessie Maude (nee Cumby) - Passed away peacefully at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, June 25, 2001, in the presence of her God, and surrounded in her last days by her loving family, Bessie Maude Reid of Green`s Harbour, formerly of Hopeall, in her 86th year. Predeceased by her husband Edgar Reid; her parents Leonard and Emma Cumby; six brothers and one sister. Left to mourn their loss and celebrate her life three sons; two daughters and one step-son. Son Edward (Corinne); daughter Joan (John McPherson), Dartmouth, N.S.; daughter Peggy (Fred Barrett), Green`s Harbour; son Donald (Pauline), Hopeall; son Leonard (friend Nita), Green`s Harbour; step-son Fred (Helga), Ontario; fourteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren, a large circle of other relatives and friends; special life-long friend Joan McCrow (nee O`Mara). Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation Tuesday, June 26, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Private family service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 27 with interment to follow at Faith United Church Cemetery, Green`s Harbour. No flowers by request, donations in her memory can be made to World Vision or Faith United Church Cemetery Fund.
June 26, 2001


REID, Charles - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni in St. John`s on Saturday, August 18, 2001, William Charles Reid of Shoal Harbour in his 91st year. Predeceased by wife, Ella (2000), brother Ken (1997). Left with fond and loving memories: daughters, Marjorie Tiller of St. John`s, Barbara (Oliver Vardy) of Shoal Harbour; son Rayfield (Jean) of Shoal Harbour; sisters, Alice Smith of Aspen Brook, Random Island, Sadie (Wilfred Thomas) of St. John`s, Gladys (Malcolm Kendell) of Corner Brook; and a sister-in-law, Molly Reid of Buchans; brothers, Fred (Jean), Ernest (Marina), both of Weybridge. Seven grandchildren, Beverley, Robert, Andy, Shawn, Gary, Jeff, Trudy; and eight great-grandchildren, Dominic, Nicole, Megan, Amber, Troy, Brandon, Chelsea, Jenny and a large number of relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Clarenville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. on August 20, 2001 at the United Church, Weybridge with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Weybridge. In his memory flowers accepted or a memorial fund to the Central United Church, Weybridge or the Alzheimers Society.
August 19, 2001


REID, Martha Lillian (nee Pretty) - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, May 10, 2001, Lily Reid, of Dildo, aged 76 years. Predeceased by husband Clayton, 1997. Leaving to mourn her children: Pat, Louise, Paul, Dorothy, Mona, Glenda, Jeff, Kim and their families; special friend Florence Smith; a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, T.B.S. Corps on Sunday, May 13 at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow Salvation Army Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building Fund, T.B.S. Corps.
May 12, 2001


REID, Susan S. (nee Ritchie) - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Monday, April 2, 2001, Susie Reid of Dildo, age 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Aubrey and son Charlie. Leaving to mourn her children: Stanley (Beatrice), John (Elizabeth), Leslie (Mary), Jim (Nancy), and David. Also lovingly remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Trinity Bay South Corps on Thursday, April 5, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow Salvation Army Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building Fund, Trinity Bay South Corps.
April 04, 2001


REID, Wayne - Passed away suddenly January 6, 2001, at his home, Scarborough, ON, formerly of Random Island in the presence of his loving wife Cassie (Norris). Left to mourn son Mark and daughter Janine and their mother Patricia (Careen), Kilbride; mother and father, Jean and Fred Reid, Weybridge; sister Shirley (Lloyd Simmons), Gander; niece Lisa and nephews Christopher and Corey; step-children: Dennis Stanley, Scarborough, Debbie (Jerry) Adey and Darlene (Paul) Hammond, Scarborough. To rest at the United Church, Weybridge, on Wednesday, January 10. Funeral service to take place 2:00 p.m. Thursday in Weybridge. Prayer, Mass and sympathy cards would be gratefully accepted. In lieu of flowers, donations in Wayne`s memory may be made to the Epilepsy Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or United Church Fund, Weybridge.
January 10, 2001


REX, Sterling - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, January 1, 2001, Sterling Rex of Port Rexton, aged 57 years. Predeceased by father John (1993) and mother Rita (1991). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Yvonne, of 31 years; son Christopher, Port Rexton; sister Effie Brown (James), Port Rexton; brother Alex (Betty), Foxtrap; brother-in-law Donald Hicks (Marcie), Buchans; mother-in-law Lenora Hicks, Bonavista; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2001 from Christ Church, Port Rexton with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton.
January 03, 2001


ROBBINS, Irene - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital, St. John`s on Wednesday, July 11, 2001, Annie Irene Robbins who resided at Pentecostal Seniors Home, Clarke`s Beach, formerly of Hatchet Cove, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Eli John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons: Gordon (Marjorie), Hatchet Cove and Ted (Kay), Vancouver, BC; daughter Ella Martin (Don), Toronto, ON; step-daughter Belinda Lambert, St. Jones Within; sister Mary Cramm (Lloyd), Alliston, ON; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at United Church, Hatchet Cove. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2001 from United Church, Hatchet Cove. Interment to follow at United Cemetery, Hatchet Cove.
July 14, 2001


ROWE, Eli Dalton - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Friday, March 2, 2001, Eli Rowe of Green`s Harbour, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn four sons: Wilfred (Hazel), Ross (Marie), Harvey (Joanne), Eric (Jenny); eight daughters: Isabelle Brinson (Oswald), Loretta Reid (Lloyd), Goldie Reid (Norman), Bonnie Pollett (Wilmore), Diane Higdon (Claude), Marie Jones (Nath), Tammy Rowe (Rick), Mildred Burt (Stan); one brother Jacob Rowe (Edna); 32 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a large number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo, Saturday, March 3, 8-10 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., followed by a memorial service.
March 03, 2001


ROWE, Frederick E. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, February 26, 2001, Fred Rowe of Green`s Harbour, age 55 years. Predeceased by son Stephen and father Harold Rowe. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Rona; daughter Sherry (Scott Critch) and two granddaughters Lacey and Laura; daughter Joy (Robert Legge); mother Freda Rowe; brothers: Charles, Robert (Sheila), Harvey (Ada); sisters: Dale (Philip), Lillian (Wilbur), Elsie (Dana), Lucy (Leonard); a large number of other relatives and many friends. Sadly missed, remembered with love. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo for family and friends Tuesday 6-10 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m and Thursday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Memorial service will be held from Faith United Church, Green`s Harbour on Thursday, March 1st at 2 p.m. No flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Fred Rowe Memorial Fund.
February 27, 2001


SEAWARD, Frances J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, March 19th, 2001 Frances Seaward of Greens Harbour, age 75 years. Predeceased by husband William J. Leaving to mourn her children: June (Larry), Helen (Perry), Marilyn (Russ), Chris (Clare), Reg (Brenda); 12 loving grandchildren; five sisters; and a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Resting at Faith United Church, Greens Harbour, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 21st at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Faith United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Faith United Church Sunday School or Newfoundland & Labrador Lung Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
March 20, 2001


SCURRY, Cyril Thomas - Passed peacefully away December 30, 2000, at his home in Masonic Park, Mt. Pearl, Cyril Thomas Scurry, aged 82 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Marion (nee Hillier); daughter Phyllis Bursell (Don W. Bugden); grandchildren Renee and James Bursell (Lisa Dawe); brother-in-law Max Hillier, Markland; sisters-in-law Gertrude Parsons of Point May, Mildred Squires of Mt. Pearl, (Nev Janes) Shirley Baldwin (John) of Markland; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 pm. Monday. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 2nd, 2001 from St. Michael and All Angels with interment following at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Church Lads Brigade Building Fund.
January 03, 2001


SHEPPARD, Gordon - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, Gordon Sheppard of Clarenville, age 73 years, formerly of Rencontre East. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Marjorie of 47 years; sons: Wayne (Mary), Goose Bay, Keith and David (Sandy), St. John`s; sisters Flora Sheppard, St. John`s and Mary Harding (Henry), Pools Cove; brother William, Clarenville; four grandchildren Melissa, Stephen, David and Sydney; and a large number of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral services was held Friday, April 13, 2001, from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville.
April 14, 2001


SIMMS, Herbert Samuel - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on June 05, 2001, Mr. HERBERT SAMUEL SIMMS of Winterland, in his 86th year. Predeceased by father Frank; mother Rose; 3 sisters and 6 brothers. Leaving to mourn wife Dorothy; son: Fred (wife Marlyese), Winterland; daughters: Penny (husband Aiden), Whitbourne, Brenda, Winterland; 8 grandchildren: Dawn, Ken, Sheri, Daron, Jamie, Bryna, Jeffrey and Wesley; 3 great-grandchildren: Kjirsten, Jared, Kyra; 7 nieces and nephews; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Services were conducted by Rev. M. Jean Lane at Grace United Church in Winterland on June 08 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at Grace United Church Cemetery in Winterland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Pallbearers were Daron Howell, Jamie Howell, Jeffrey Simms, Wesley Simms, Fred Collins, and Aiden Pretty.
June 09, 2001


SIMMONS, Sarah Florence (nee Burgess) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, November 24, 2001, Sarah Simmons of Green`s Harbour, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Hubert, 1994; and son George 1993. Lovingly remembered by daughters: Pearl (Harold) Morgan, Betty (Ben) Burry, Margaret (Cluney) Duffit, Lois (Ross) Pitcher, Florrie (Garry) Thorne; daughter-in-law Betty Simmons; 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sister Elizabeth Russell; sisters-in-law: Margaret Burgess, Emily Burgess, Florence Simmons and Hattie Bennett; also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. Visitation Sunday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. until time of funeral. The Funeral Service will be held from Faith United Church, Green`s Harbour, on Monday, November 26 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Faith United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
November 26, 2001


SMITH, Avalon - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, September 6, 2001, Avalon Smith of Sunnyside in his 57th year. Predeceased by his father Thomas (1991) and mother Alice (1997). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Minnie of 38 years; son Terry (Debbie), Sunnyside; granddaughter Kaitlyn and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at United Church, Sunnyside. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 9, 2001 from United Church, Sunnyside with interment at United Cemetery, Sunnyside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice.
September 08, 2001


SMITH, Delilah - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on March 9, 2001, Delilah Smith of Hodge`s Cove in her 95th year. Predeceased by husband Jacob (1987), son Lindo (1998). Leaving to mourn, three daughters: Florence Green (Hubert), Hodge`s Cove, Sylvia Vey (Eric), Long Beach, Rosemund Soper (Henry), North West Brook; daughter-in-law Kathleen, Hodge`s Cove; three sons Clarence (Janet), Hodge`s Cove, Max (Doris), Hodge`s Cove, Albert (Philomena), Hodge`s Cove; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, also a large number of relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at United Church in Hodge`s Cove. Funeral will take place 2 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2001 at the United Church with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Hodge`s Cove. In her memory, donations may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation. There will be no flowers by request.
March 12, 2001


SMITH, Gregory Sr. - Passed peacefully away at Chapel Arm on February 17, 2001 Gregory Smith Sr., age 80 years. Predeceased by wife Elizabeth (1971); daughter Rosalyn (1994); 2 brothers: Ron and Raymond; 1 sister Mary. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, 4 daughters: Josephine Hickey (Gerald), Lena Thorne (Kevin), Anne Vaters (Bill), Barbara Rockhill (Henry); 3 sons: Gregory (Goldie), Ron (Sonia), Kevin (Janice); son-in-law Martin Sheir, St. John`s; 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters: Catherine Power, St. John`s, Hannah Sampson, Mass., USA; special person Lucy Griffin; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Chapel Arm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, February 19, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Long Harbour Rd. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
February 19, 2001


SMITH, Melvin - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, after a valiant battle with cancer, Mr. Melvin Smith of Gander, age 72. A long-time resident of Gander, Mr. Smith retired in 1994 after 30 years of service with the Town. Pre-deceased by his parents, Allan and Gertrude Smith; brother Hubert; and his first wife Margaret. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife Trixie; sons: Elwood (Janice) of Baie Verte, Tony (Linda) of Bay Roberts; step-children: Roy (Helen) Burton of Labrador City, Linda (Leon) Chamberlain of Surry, B.C., Edgar (Tracey) Burton of Langley, B.C.; beloved grandson Joshua; special step-grandchildren: Nicole, Diana, Stacey, Lalena and Chad; special step-great-grandchildren: Cody, Justin, Andrea and Sara; brother Maxwell (Carrie) of Gander; sisters: Ethel (Bert) Rose of Holly, N.Y., Hilda (Raymond) Young of Gander, Grace (John) Butler of Mount Pearl, Stella (Michael) Hughes of Osgoode, Ont., Loretta (Edwin) Brinton of Osgoode, Ont.; sister-in-law Marie Smith of Gander, as well as Aunt Amy Smith, Aunt Hilda Mullett, and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place March 3rd, 2001 from Fraser Road United Church. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. At his request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gander Chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 36 McCurdy Drive, Gander, A1V 1A2. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander /Carmanville.
March 03, 2001

(Note: The deceased was born at Sunnyside, Trinity, Bay.)


SMITH, Samuel - Passed away on October 22, 2001, Samuel Smith of Norman`s Cove, age 77 years. Leaving to mourn wife Hazel; daughter Violet Lilly, Portugal Cove; sons: Graham, Claude (Dulice), Norman`s Cove, Harry, Fort McMurray, Alberta; sisters: Grace (Jim), Norman`s Cove, Gladys Peddle, Georgetown, Ont.; brother Nathaniel (Nellie), Norman`s Cove; eight grandchildren: Jason, Stephanie, Sonya, Trevor, Melanie, Megan, Jody and Amanda; one great-grandchild, Devon; also a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation: October 23, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.; October 24, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Thursday at the Good Sheppard Church, Norman`s Cove, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Good Sheppard Memorial Fund.
October 24, 2001


SNOOK, Walter T. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, May 15, 2001, Walter T. Snook of North Harbour, aged 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Minnie, of 30 years; daughters: Mabel Snow (Wesley), Lewisporte, Doris Piercey (Walter), Sunnyside and Clarice Eddy (Boyd), Sunnyside; son Theodore (Myrtle), Long Pond-Manuels; step-daughter Bonnie Brinston (Wayne), North Harbour; step-sons: Donald Hussey (Daphne), North Harbour and Ross Hussey, North Harbour; sister Winnie Smith, Clarkes Beach; brother Ronald E. (Mary), Sunnyside; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; and a number of relatives and friends. Rested at Bethel United Church, North Harbour. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2001 from Bethel United Church, North Harbour with interment at United Church Cemetery, North Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital or St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, North Harbour.
May 17, 2001


SOOLEY, Eliol - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Sunday, May 27, 2001, Eliol Sooley of St. John`s, aged 51 years. Predeceased by mother: Bertha Hart and son: Jerry. Leaving to mourn wife: Bernice; one daughter: Natasha, Yellowknife, NT; two sons: Ben (Teena MacDonald) and Craig, both of Yellowknife, NT; one grandson Edward; two brothers: Bruce (Darlene) Underhay, Yellowknife, NT and Dennis Underhay (Lori Burgess), Goulds; one step-daughter: Barbara (William) Fowler, Etobicoke, ON; one step-son: Tom Lundrigan, Mimico, ON; one step-grandson: Noah; three step-brothers; Eric (Wylena) Hart, Dennis (Lesley) Hart and John (Terry) Hart; one step-sister: Julia Hart; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, St. John`s with visitation hours from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 28 and Tuesday, May 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Then resting at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Heart`s Content with visitation hours on Tuesday, May 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Heart`s Content. Flowers gratefully accepted. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
May 29, 2001


SPARKES, Clarence W. - Passed peacefully away at his residence on Sunday, June 10, 2001, Clarence W. Sparkes of Sibley`s Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by wife C. Louise (Burry) June 1, 1995, and their much-loved daughter Patricia, January 11, 1943. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Elizabeth (Raymond) Coyle, Hamilton, ON, and Judith Day, St. John`s; three sons: James (Lang), St. John`s, Ford (Joy), Harbour Grace and Berle (Nita), Sibley`s Cove; nine grandchildren: David and Leanne Coyle, Dana and David Sparks, Brian and Karen Day, Jason Sparkes, Daniel and Rebecca Sparkes; three great-grandchildren: Meagan, Nolan and Sofia; two sisters: Edna Hoddinott, St. John`s and June MacDonald, Trent River, ON; one brother, Charles, Foxtrap; special friend and companion, Frances Stacey, Brownsdale; also a large number of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive condolences at his late residence in Sibley`s Cove. Visitation hours will be Wednesday, June 13, from 7:00 to 9:00, Thursday and Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 16, at 2:00 from Bethel United Church in Sibley`s Cove. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Sibley`s Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or as expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
June 12, 2001


SPRINGER, Mary L. (nee Connolly) - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on April 10, 2001 in Ellsworth, Maine, aged 75 yrs. Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert in 1970. Born Sept. 28, 1925 in Trinity East to Peter J. and Mary (Costello) Connolly, Mary was a former graduate of Littledale College and MUN and went on to teach in several Nfld. communities. In 1955 she went to work for the U.S. Govt. at Harmon Air Force Base in Stephenville where she met and married Robert. She was also a member of the service organization Beta Sigma Phi. After retirement they moved to Maine. Mary was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage and every summer would faithfully travel back to her adored cabin in Flat Bay where she enjoyed many hours of salmon fishing. Later, she purchased a summer home in Brigus to be near her brother Frank and his wife Phoebe. Mary was a devoted and active member of St. Joseph`s Catholic Church and the Catholic Golden Age Group. Her church and the church family were a very important part of her life. Survived by her son Michael (wife Kerry); two brothers: Ted (Marg) Grand Falls and Patrick (Agnes) New York; five sisters: Margaret Byrne (James), Joan O`Reilly (Tom), Geraldine Haring, Maureen Whalen (Raymond) all of St. John`s and Madeline Insalaco, Newburyport, MA; three sisters-in-law: Hilda (St. John`s), Alice (Topsail), and a very special sister-in-law, Phoebe (Brigus) plus many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers William, Gerald and Frank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am Monday, April 16, at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, Ellsworth, Maine. Those who desire may make contributions in Mary`s memory to St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, Endowment Fund, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine, 04605.
April 14, 2001


SPURRELL, Eugena - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, St. John`s, on Thursday, October 11, 2001, Eugena Spurrell of Blaketown, aged 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Jacob of 39 years; daughter Sharon (Derrick Drodge), Long Beach; sons Barry (Brigitte), Lloydminster, AB and Ron (Tina), Norman`s Cove; grandchildren Chelsea, Zachary, Savannah, Caleb, Cassidy and Natasha; mother Alice Avery, Long Beach; four sisters; two brothers and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2001 from Anglican Church, Long Beach with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Long Beach. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
October 13, 2001


SQUIRES, Harvey - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, February 5, 2001, Harvey Squires of Clarenville, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his brothers Loil and Bert. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Marjorie of 54 years; daughters Lorraine (Gene Ploughman), Shoal Harbour, Marjorie (Barry Lucier), Fort McMurray, AB and Barbara (Garry Goebel), Kelowna, BC; grandchildren Stephen (Tammy), Glenn, Angela and Michael; great-grandchild Tanner and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 7, 2001 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
February 06, 2001


ST. GEORGE, Thomas Vincent - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family after a brief illness at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, April 6, 2001, Thomas V. St. George of Heart`s Desire, aged 85 years. Predeceased by son Andrew, August 1971. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 53 years, Annie (nee Evoy); 6 sons: Anthony (Faye) of Heart`s Desire; John, Labrador City; Brother Gerald, Toronto; Tom (Colleen), Green`s Harbour; Greg (Paulette), Mt. Pearl; Stephen, Surrey, B.C.; 5 daughters: Elsie Mouland (Terry), Mt. Pearl; Ann Marie Rohan (Don), Harricott; Brenda Oke (Scott), Mt. Pearl; Elaine, Mt. Pearl; Bernice Jackson (Brian) of Greenwood, N.S.; 18 grandchildren: Michael, Andrew, Corey, and Lori Rohan; Stephen Mouland; Chad, Chris, and Laura Oke; Krista and Terri Gibbons; Andrew, Kirby, and Joshua St. George; David, Matthew, and Janelle St. George; Keighley and Jordan Jackson. Also leaving to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and many friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Mortuary Chapel, Heart`s Desire. The funeral Mass will be held from Sacred Heart Church, Heart`s Desire, on Monday, April 9, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Sacred Heart Mortuary Chapel. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
April 07, 2001


STAGG, Clarice - Passed peacefully away at her home on Nov. 19, 2001, Clarice Stagg, age 98 years. Predeceased by her husband Claude 1970, her mother & family Ronald and Charlotte Bursey. Leaving to mourn four step-daughters: Irene Granter, Lillian Carpenter, Clarenville, Eva Hart, Edith Johnson, Catalina; step-grandson David & wife Joyce and son Tony with whom she resided, large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, a large number of relatives and friends. Interment took place at St. Peters Anglican Church Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001
November 25, 2001


STANLEY, Blossom May - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at the Escasoni Seniors Complex, Blossom May Stanley, age 92 years. Predeceased by husband George in 1986. Leaving to mourn son Harold (Violet), Trouty, T.B.; four daughters: Roma Benson (Edgar), Trouty, T.B., Annette Miller (Lloyd), Trouty, T.B., Eleanor Butler (William), Kelligrews and Joan Williams (Wayne), the Goulds; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Sarah Hoskins, Torbay; sister-in-law Margaret Greeley, Foxtrap; a large number of other friends and relatives. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon Saturday. Funeral Service from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, the Goulds, on Saturday, February 17, 2001 at 2 p.m. Interment in St. Matthew`s Anglican Cemetery, the Goulds. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds.
February 15, 2001


STRONG, Janie - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, February 16, 2001, Janie Strong of Clarenville, aged 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Bert, August 2000 and her brother Harry Butt. Leaving to mourn her sister Louise Pippy (Berrick), St. John`s; brother Edison Butt, Pouch Cove; brother Charles Butt (Betty), Musgravetown and special niece Charlene; sister-in-law Viola Butt, St. John`s and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2001 from her beloved Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Cemetery, Clarenville. "Safe In The Arms Of Jesus"
February 17, 2001


STONE, David William (Bill) - Passed peacefully away at his home, 570 Roosevelt Drive, St. John`s, David William Stone (Bill), formerly of Clarenville, age 91 years. Retired C.N. Engineer. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Sylvia (Noseworthy), of sixty years; one son Edward (Hilda); two granddaughters: Rhonda (Chris Fry), Lynn (Rodney Benson); two precious great-granddaughters: Victoria and Laura Fry; one sister Hetty Morgan; special cousins: Bill and Gwen Woodley; a large circle of special nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends in Nfld. and USA. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday from the Memorial United Church, Clarenville, with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Church Cemetery Fund, Clarenville or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
January 08, 2001


STOYLES, Elliott - Passed away suddenly on January 6th, 2001 at his home in Mt. Pearl, in his 60th year. Retired from Canadian Armed Forces after serving 25 years with Communications Research. Predeceased by his parents: Dorothy and Olin Stoyles. Leaving to mourn his wife Betty; only daughter Kimberley (Jerry Earle); one very special grandson Riley; two brothers: Alwin, Toronto and Chris (Susan), Courtenay, BC; two sisters: Ena (Warren Avery), Deep Bight and Rosalind (Pierre Brisebrois), Montreal; five nieces, four nephews and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Grace United Church, Hillview. Funeral Service Wednesday, January 10th, 1:30 p.m. at Grace United Church, Hillview. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Hillview. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
January 08, 2001


TAIT, Margaret - 88, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, December 15, 2001, in the Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Florence (Wilcox) Carberry. She moved to Canso, N.S., with her family in 1923 and received most of her early education there. She later attended Edgehill Academy, New Glasgow High School and Shaw Business College in Toronto. She returned to Canso where she worked as the Assistant Town Clerk for two years. She then moved and worked as a secretary for the Commercial Cable Co, in Montreal for 40 years and in Toronto for 2 years. She moved to Wolfville in 1980 and to Port Williams in 1981. Margaret was a member of St. John`s Anglican Church, Cornwallis, and was active in the A.C.W. and the choir. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by a cousin, Ralph (Louise) Wilcox, Factorydale, Kings Co., and several cousins in Newfoundland and Labrador and in Wales. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Eustace Tait; a sister, Ruth Carberry. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick. A graveside service will be held at a later date in St. John`s Anglican Church Cemetery, Wolfville. Donations in memory may be made to any charity.
December 17, 2001


TEMPLE, Dennis Robert - Dec. 27, 1978 - Nov. 13, 2001. Passed away suddenly in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Dennis Temple, age 22 years (formerly of Norman`s Cove, NF). Leaving to mourn parents: Gorman and Marilyn Temple, Norman`s Cove; brother Jason (Chandelle), niece Emily, Fort McMurray; grandmothers: Helen Pinsent, Bellevue, Hannah Laydon (Don), Port Blandford, also many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2:00 p.m. from Bethal United Church, Norman`s Cove. Donations in his memory will be made to the Dennis Temple Memorial Fund.
November 17, 2001


THOMAS, Hannah - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Seniors` Home, Clarke`s Beach, on Wednesday, August 8, 2001, Hannah Thomas of Winterton, age 91 years. Leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton, until 10 p.m., Saturday. Sunday visitation will take place at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant`s Harbour, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery, Hant`s Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant`s Harbour, or the Pentecostal Seniors` Home, Clarke`s Beach.
August 12, 2001


THORNE, Charles L. (Charlie) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 9, 2001, age 77 years, Charlie Thorne of New Harbour. Leaving to mourn wife Lucy; daughters: Linda (Gary) Hefford; Cynthia (Keith) Mercer; Judy (Joe) Stratton; five grandchildren; many nephews and nieces; sisters: Elfreda Rowe, Elsie Ross; brother Howard and a wide circle of friends and relatives. Special thanks to Dr. Anne Colbourne and Drs. and staff at St. Clare`s; Dr. Bonsteel; Rev. Nichols; Chris Douglas and staff of VitalAire; Warren`s Funeral Home; pallbearers; ACW and everyone who helped in any way, for their care and kindness.
December 15, 2001


TILLEY, Dorothy - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, August 14, 2001, Dorothy Tilley of Clarenville, aged 85 years. Formerly a war bride of Scotland. Predeceased by her husband Fred and son Jeff. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son Fred (Norma), Clarenville; granddaughters: Mela and Felicia; and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2001 from Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In her memory, donations may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
August 16, 2001


TUCK, Mr. Boyd - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, October 29, 2001, Boyd Tuck of Clarke`s Beach (formerly Shoal Harbour), aged 85 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Edna, with whom he celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on October 20th; son Warren (Ann) Tuck of Labrador City; daughter Pauline (Eldon) Snow of Clarke`s Beach; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, November 1, 2001 at 2 p.m. from United Church, Clarke`s Beach. Inturnment in the United Church Cemetery, Clarke`s Beach. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Mazol Shrine or to a charity of one`s choice.
October 31, 2001

 

 

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