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from The Telegram for 2001
(U - Z)
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.
VARDY, Lily Sarah Belle (nee Marsh) - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Friday, March 2, 2001 at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Belle Vardy of Hickman`s Harbour, age 92 years. Predeceased by her husband James, November 1973 and infant daughter Sarah Joyce. Leaving to mourn two daughters and eight sons: Dulcie (James Brown), Olive (Arthur Elkins), William (Nellie Martin), Wilfred (Geraldine Parsons), Ralph (Lorraine Marsh), James (Edith Pilgrim), Clyde (Charlotte Parsons), Charles (Pat Wiseman), Scott (Barbara Martin) and Ross (Ruby Martin); forty-six grandchildren; sixty-nine great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren, also a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Vardy`s Funeral Home, Hickman`s Harbour. Funeral Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church, Hickman`s Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Hickman`s Harbour United Church Memorial Fund.
VEY, Harold - Passed peacefully away at his home on Monday, August 13, 2001, in his 82nd year, Harold Vey. Predeceased by his mother and father Herbert and Edna Vey and brother Hayward Vey of Long Beach, T. Bay. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 50 years Ivy (nee Adey); three sisters: Vie Hudson, Selena Lundrigan and Gertie Soper all of St. John`s; two brothers-in-law: Frank Adey and Charles (Ida) Adey of Random Island; sister-in-law Annie Vey (wife of the late Hayward Vey who passed away on July 2, 2001 in Victoria, BC). Also leaving to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, August 14, 2001 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, August 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with cremation to follow. A private interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation or a charity of one`s choice.
WALKER, Thomas Eugene Sr. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Friday, July 13, 2001, Thomas Walker Sr., of Winterton, aged 77 years. Predeceased by wife Miriam. Leaving to mourn his children Eugene and Edgar (Ilene), both of Montreal, and Ernest (Linda), George (Muriel), Mable (Lorne Sincora), Tommy Jr., Ray (Ann), all of Winterton; seven granddaughters, four grandsons, and several great-grandchildren; two brothers Robert and Gordon, Winterton; two sisters Rachel Tucker, Hant`s Hr., and Mabel Anderson, Corner Brook; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other close relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2- 5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. daily. Time and funeral to be announced.
WARREN, Jean (Matilda Jane) - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2001 in her 60th year, Jean (Matilda Jane) Warren of Chapel Arm. Predeceased by her husband Harris Warren, father Cecil Rose, and brother Fred Rose. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Joyce Smith (Wallace), son Cecil (Kathy), daughter Paulette (Craig) Tavenor; mother Joy Rose; grandchildren: Nicole, Ashley, Justin, Brittany, Troy and Abagail; sisters: Hettie (Reg) Blagdon, Eunice Savory, Maude (Jim) Strowbridge, Mildred (Cecil) Scott; brothers: John (Mona) Rose, Melvin (Beryl) Rose; brother-in-law Heber Warren Jr.; sisters-in-law: Audrey Warren and Phoebe (Don) Smith; as well as a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at St. John the Baptist Church, Chapel Arm, where the funeral will take place on Friday, May 25th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Donations may be made, in her memory, to the St. John the Baptist Cemetery Fund. Special thanks given to her daughter Joyce Smith who cared for her so lovingly in her final months with us.
WARREN, Florrie (nee Piercey) - October 13th, 1925 - April 22nd, 2001. Passed peacefully away, lovingly embraced by her family and friends, at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 after a four year illness of cancer. Florrie Warren of New Perlican, age 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband Cecil, New Perlican; children: Grenfell (Joanne), Hamilton, Ont., Charly (Betty), Charlottetown, P.E.I., Byron (Judy), Toronto, Ont., Dave (Debbie), Moncton, N.B., Helen (Leo Hartey), Labrador City and Derek (Denyce), New Perlican; 14 grandchildren; one brother Albert Piercey, Corner Brook. Predeceased by parents Reuben and Louisa Piercey; three brothers and four sisters. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton on Monday 10-12 noon, 2-5 and 7-10 p.m.; Tuesday visitation will take place at St. Augustines Anglican Church, New Perlican from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Service to follow at 2 p.m. Interment in St. Augustines Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment Research Foundation or St. Augustines Church, New Perlican.
WARREN, Gordon M. - Forestry Veteran WWII). It is with great sadness that the family of the late GORDON WARREN of Chapel Arm announce his passing at the D.V.A. Pavilion on May 1, 2001 at the age of 81 years. Predeceased by his wife Julie; father Robert; mother Rose; and grandson Paul. Left with fond and loving memories, daughters: Mona Noseworthy (Hubert), Chapel Arm, Hilda Thorne (Andrew), Norman`s Cove; and son Robert (Noreen), Pasadena; seven grandchildren: Glenn, Wanda, Denise, Donna, Trudy, Andrea and Mark; and nine great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn brothers: Wallace (Marie), Lindsay, Ontario, Winston (Margaret), Toronto, Ron (Marjorie), Mount Pearl; sisters: Mahala, Chapel Arm and Mary, Paradise. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service to take place from St. John the Baptist Church at Chapel Arm 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3.
WELLS, Samuel - Passed suddenly away at his residence in Shoal Harbour on Friday, March 2, 2001, Samuel Wells, aged 66 years. Predeceased by his parents Willis and Isabella Wells and son John Wells. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Verna, of 23 years; daughter Karen, Halifax, N.S.; his sons: Edwin (Caroline), Dale (Wanda), Gary and Dean, all of Shoal Harbour; brother Roland, St. Mary`s; two grandchildren: Tiffany and Dominic; and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Clarenville. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at the United Church, Shoal Harbour with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Shoal Harbour.
WHITE, Hubert Sr. - Passed peacefully away at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia, on Monday, September 10, 2001 Hubert White Sr,. age 87 years, of Long Cove. Predeceased by wife Mildred (1983); sons: Norman (1994), Henry (2001); parents: Joseph and Annie White; brothers: Stanley and Richard. Leaving to mourn sons: Stanley, Clifford (Janet), Bert (Jane); 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister Martha Coish (Roland); brother Caleb (Sophie); sisters-in-law: Irene White and Gladys White; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Cabot Ave., Whitbourne. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. from The Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman`s Cove. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Memorial Fund, Norman`s Cove.
WHITE, Catherine Ann (Parrott), May 18, 1959 - Dec. 14, 2001 - Passed away suddenly as a result of a tragic accident on Dec. 14, Catherine (Cathy) White. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her devoted husband, Ben; two darling sons, Gregory and Jeffrey; her parents, John and Mary Gosse. Predeceased by her father Leslie Parrott. Also mourning her passing are her sister, Susan (Dean George); brothers, John (Florence), Peter (Tracey); her grandmother, Hattie Parrott; her parents-in-law, Lewelyn and Caroline White; brothers-in-law, Steve (Carol), Todd (Sherry); sisters-in-law, Delores (Ed Wade), Sue (Dave Garland), Mavis (Hugh Stuckless), Effie (Henry Brenton), Glendene (Cal Best), Linda (Dennis Sieben). Left with lasting memories are the students and staff of Norman`s Cove Elementary School, a large number of precious nieces and nephews, as well as many other very special friends and relatives. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne Sunday, December 16 from 7-10 p.m. and at the Good Shepard Church, Norman`s Cove on Monday, December 17 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman`s Cove. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in her memory to the Autism Society or a charity of one`s choice.
WICKS, Florence - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her loving family and friends, after a courageous battle, at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on October 31, 2001, Florence Wicks, in her 76th year. Predeceased by brother George Smith; father Benjamin and mother Eliza Jane Smith. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband of 41 years, Stan; sons: Gerald (Cathy), Dave (Susan) and Derek; daughter Valma (Dave Brown); grandson Jim of Salvage; two precious and cherished grandsons: Adam and Daniel. Also leaving to mourn 2 sisters: Violet (Selby Strickland), Mt. Pearl, Maise (Hector Ploughman), Clarenville; 2 brothers: Jim (Anne) Smith, Eastport and Bax (Jean) Smith, Hillview; 2 sisters-in-law: Josephine (Harry) Hayden, Badger and Shirley (Fred) Miller, Chamberlains; brother-in-law Fred (Marie) Wicks, Upper Gullies; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-10 p.m. Thursday and 1-4 and 6-10 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service to be held at Wesley United Church, Patrick Street, Saturday, November 3 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to a charity of ones choice. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Bill Eaton and Dr. Andrew Hutton, as well as staff and volunteers at the P.C.U. St. Clare`s.
WILLIAMS, Gordon Stewart - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear Hospital on January 10, 2001. Gordon Stewart Williams, formerly of Isle Valen, in his 87th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Ena in June 1998. He is mourned and will be sadly missed by son Gordon (Anita) and grandchildren: Glen (Dawn), Colette, Heather and Tina; daughter Verna Russell (Les) and grandchildren: Nancy Pittman (Brent), Lisa and Ian; daughter Jeanette Carter (Robert) and grandchildren: Brad and Brent; sister Mabel Keeping; brother Jethro; sister-in-law Martha Harvey; two great-grandchildren: Joshua and Gabriel Pittman; as well as a large number of relatives and friends including the staff and residents of Jackson County Manor, New Harbour. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2001 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
WINSOR, Betty (nee Critch) - 63 of Wesleyville, originally from Hant`s Harbour, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2001 at her residence. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Jesse Critch; brother, Wilfred Critch; sister-in-law, Velma Critch; and father-in-law, Wilbur Winsor. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, Job; sons, Roger (Gisele), Messines, Quebec, Bruce (Sylvie), Ottawa and Jerry (Michelle), Labrador City; daughters, Joanne Winsor (Hardy Boone), Cottrell`s Cove and Carla Winsor-Rivas (Arnulfo Rivas), Pecos, Texas; brother, Boyd Critch (Glenys), Paradise; sister, Jean Ellis (John), St. John`s; 11 grandchildren; mother-in-law, Neta Winsor, Wesleyville; sisters-in-law, Beatrice Sheppard (Harry), Labrador City and Frances Thibodeau (Jack), Chilliwack, B.C.; brother-in-law, Fraser Winsor (Vera), Wesleyville; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove, Saturday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Funeral to take place on Monday, December 10 at 11 a.m. from Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Sungmin Jung officiating, assisted by Capt. Terry Hopkins. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Donations may be made to the Wesleyville United Church Cemetery Fund or the Wesleyville Salvation Army Building Fund.
WOODMAN, Barry Gerald - Died tragically on Tuesday, May 8, 2001, Barry Woodman of New Harbour, aged 27 years. Leaving to mourn Sherry and daughter Robin; parents Mary and Harold Woodman; brothers: Glen (Gail), Andrew and Brian; sisters: Darleen, Marilyn (Todd), Susan (Steven); sister-in-law Nolajean, a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo from 10 a.m. Thursday until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from Salvation Army Citadel, Trinity Bay South Corp on Saturday, May 12th at 2:30 pm. Interment to follow Salvation Army Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Barry`s memory may be made in care of Warren`s Funeral Home for his family.
WOODMAN, Ford - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, April 23, 2001, Ford Woodman of Dildo, aged 76 years. Predeceased by son George, 1974, grandson Shawn, 1992. Leaving to mourn wife Audrey (nee Reid); son Paul (Mercedes), New Harbour; daughter Joanne (Bert) Squires, Burin; five grandchildren: Tony, Burnaby, B.C., Paul and Ford, New Harbour, Bailey and Chelsea, Burin; brother Neal (Louise), New Harbour; sisters: Eileen George, Blaketown, Grace Archibald, St. John`s; a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour on Thursday, April 26 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at St. Augustine`s Cemetery, New Harbour.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2001
Updated January 12, 2002 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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