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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
from The Telegram for 2002

(A - D)

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 2002 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.


ADAMS, Elmer - Passed peacefully away after a long and courageous battle with cancer at Dr. G.B.Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, November 14, 2002, Elmer Adams of Milton, aged 56 years. Predeceased by his mother Cassandra and his father Emmanuel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Shirley of 36 years; daughters: Susan (Allan Vardy), Chaulk River, ON and Jennifer (Bob Currie), Britannia; son Keith (Sylvia), Milton; sisters: Sandra Adams, Milton, Pauline (Fred Barnes), Buchans and Audrey (John Coady), St. John`s; brother Byron (Theresa), Milton; brother-in-law Kevin French (Peggy), Paradise; grandchildren Robin, Jeremy, Andrew, Katie and Mark and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2002 from Milton-George`s Brook United Church. Interment to follow at Milton-George`s Brook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Childrens Wish Foundation.
November 16, 2002


ANDERSON, Samuel Edward - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Thursday, May 16, 2002, Samuel Anderson of Chance Cove, age 91 years. Predeceased by wife Ida, daughter Florence, son Melvin, sister Elizabeth and brother James. Leaving to mourn wife Myrtle; daughters: Elizabeth (Willis Reid), St. John`s, Louise (Harris Vaters), Pouch Cove, Nina (Melvin), St. John`s; sons: Aubrey (Hazel), Chance Cove, Cecil (Phyllis), Bishops Falls, John (Olive), Chance Cove; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Special friend Myrtle and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Church of the Ascension, Chance Cove from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the Church of the Ascension Cemetery, Chance Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Church of the Ascension Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
May 18, 2002


ANSTEY, John J. - Passed away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista, on Sept. 26, 2002, John J. Anstey, formerly of Catalina, aged 91 years 9 months. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Emma of 68 years; daughter Martha Brown, Paradise, Debbie (Jake Dalton), Catalina, Daphne (Joe Stead), Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Queenie (Hondus Jennings), Ft. McMurray, Alberta; Sons: Sylvester (Jane), Centreville, Patrick (Marie), Centreville, Israel (Maria), Catalina, Wayne (Elizabeth), Catalina; twenty-six grandchildren, thirty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister Elsie Pickett, Lakeside Home, Gander, Mabel Horlick, Trinity, Bonavista Bay; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Strathie`s Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral from St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Catalina, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002.
September 28, 2002


ANTLE, Anne - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital at the age of 73, on January 1st, 2002. Predeceased by loving husband Bill. Leaving to mourn sons: William and Joe; grandson Bernard; daughter-in-law Jean; brother Sidney Shears of Jeffery; sister Ethel (Ray) of Ontario; special niece Linda of Quebec; brother-in-law Ivor Antle; sisters-in-law: Lizzy, Julie, Doris, Sally, Evelyn, Valerie (Reg); special friends: Isabelle Harris and Clara Torraville; also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Funeral Service to take place at St. John the Baptist Church, Whitbourne 2:00 p.m. January 3rd, 2002. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund in Whitbourne.
January 02, 2002


ANTLE, Ivor Clarence - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, March 5, 2002. Ivor Clarence Antle, of Hopeall, aged 69 years. Predeceased by parents Adeline and Joshua Antle; sisters: Violet and Eliza; brothers: Hedley and William. He died as he lived, with quiet strength and dignity, and surrounded by those he loved and those who loved him. Left with precious memories his loving wife Elizabeth (Mayne); son David (Carrie Cranford); daughters: Valera (Wade Piercey), Holly, Jocelyn (Keith Hoskins); five cherished grandchildren: Brian, Robert, Jennifer, Matthew and Adam; five sisters: Doris Griffin, Julie Vokey, Sarah Tizzard, Valera Heath and Evelyn Bastow; also lovingly remembered by a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation Wednesday, March 6, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Then resting at First United Church, Hopeall from 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8 from where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Interment to follow First United Church Cemetery, Hopeall. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Hopeall First United Church.
Safe in the Arms of Jesus
March 06, 2002


AVERY, Clarice - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, Mrs. Clarice Avery of Heart`s Content, age 98 years. Leaving to mourn son Albert Cumby (Frances Pearcy) Heart`s Content; companion Theresa Sinyard` three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister Emily Green, Winterton; and sister-in-law Lizzie Bailey, New Chelsea; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Heyfield United Church, Heart`s Content on Saturday, 2 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in Heyfield United Cemetery, Heart`s Content. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made to Heyfield United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
October 26, 2002


AVERY, Leslie - Passed peacefully away at the Luxury Village Home, Old Perlican on Sunday, August 11, 2002, Leslie W. Avery of Deep Bight, aged 70 years. Predeceased by father Wallace; brother Harold and sister Doris (Dot). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Susan, Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista; children: Tina (Ronald), Labrador City, Stanley (Kathy), Miramichi, NB, Linda, Labrador City and Jennifer (Harvey), Lower Island Cove; sisters: Irene (Charles), Deep Bight and Bernice Whalen, Little Hearts Ease; brothers: Otto (Marjorie), Edgar (Yvonne), Wilson and Eric, all of Deep Bight; five grandchildren: Robin, Najaula, Harrison, Logan and Katherine and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at United Church, Deep Bight. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2002 from United Church, Deep Bight with interment at United Cemetery, Deep Bight. In his memory donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Janeway Hospital.
August 13, 2002


BAILEY, Elihu - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, September 9, 2002, Elihu Bailey, of New Chelsea, aged 76 years. Predeceased by parents: Douglas and Violet Bailey and grandson Christopher Clarke. Leaving to mourn wife Elizabeth, New Chelsea; two daughters: Vivian (Evan Clarke), New Melbourne and Sharon (Randy Driscoll), Clarke`s Beach; daughter-in-law Gloria Thomas, Orillia, Ontario; three step-sons: Len Thomas (Nancy), Orillia, Ontario, Gilbert Thomas (Lillian), St. John`s and Ray Thomas (friend Norma), Orillia, Ontario; one brother Ernest Bailey (Blanche), New Chelsea; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law: Margaret Holloway, Annie Kelland, Catherine Meadus and Lillian Hodder; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Wednesday 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m.; Thursday, visitation will take place at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant`s Harbour from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in the Pentecostal Cemetery, New Chelsea. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trinity Conception Placentia Health Foundation.
September 11, 2002


BAKER, Mrs. Violet - Passed peacefully away at the Chancellor Seniors Park in St. John`s, Mrs. Violet Baker in her 85th year. Mrs. Baker is predeceased by husband Eli (1989). Left with fond and loving memories are sons: Winston and wife Beverly of Gander, George and wife Averil of Gander, John and wife Marguerite of Edmonton; grandchildren: Joscelyn, Eli Winston, Averil Jane, John, Annelle, Michael, Valerie; great-grandchild Annelle Violet; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home Sunday, February 17th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, February 18th at 2 p.m. from the Fraser Rd. United Church in Gander. Flowers gratefully accepted. Interment All Saint`s Cemetery Vault, Gander. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home Ltd., Gander.
February 18, 2002

Note: Wife of Eli Baker (1911 - 1989) of Elliston.


BALSOM, Donald Montgomery (Monty) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares Mercy Hospital on Saturday, January 5, age 56 years, of St. John`s, former Associate Director in the School of Continuing Education of Memorial University, and a founding member and Past-President of the Brain Injury Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Predeceased by his brother and close friend Gerry in 1999. Left to cherish his memories and celebrate his life are his parents, Ralph and Jean Balsom, Clarenville; daughters: Victoria, Toronto and Zoe, St. John`s; wife Sharon Taylor; sister Linda Pelley (Garry); brother David (Irene) and their children; mother-in-law Hannah Taylor; sisters-in-law: Pam Taylor and Joan Leamon; brothers-in-law: Morgan, Christopher, Bruce, Henry and Tim Taylor; and a large number of other relatives and friends, including Harvey and Gail Weir, Jim Roache, Tony Williamson, Bruce and Marie Simms, Keith Pike and Steve O`Brien. Special thanks to Dr. Bill Eaton and staff at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clares; Rev. Myles Vardy for his comfort and support, also to Drs. Ogunyemi, Atalla, Maroun and staff at the Neurology Unit, Health Sciences Centre. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Donald M. Balsom Scholarship Fund at Memorial University.
January 07, 2002


BALSOM, Ralph Wm. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, January 21, 2002, Ralph Balsom of Clarenville, aged 77 years. Predeceased by his sons: Gerry and Monty; sister Florence. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Jean of 57 years; daughter Linda Pelley (Gary), Alberta and son David (Irene), Alberta; sisters: Patricia Ellis, Bishop`s Falls, Carolyn (Lester Petten), St. John`s, Doll (Melvin Rideout), Foxtrap and Ann (Clayton Sheppard), Clarenville; brothers: Fred (Eva), Grand Falls, Dave (Shirley), Deep Bight and Lin (Elise), British Columbia; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2002 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment at United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. No flowers by request. In his memory donations may be made to Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital or Memorial United Church.
January 22, 2002


BARNES, Carl Curtis - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, October 15, 2002, Carl Curtis Barnes of Shoal Harbour in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Martha of 63 years; son Jim Barnes of Shoal Harbour; brother-in-law Austin Hollett (Thelma), Burin and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Friday, October 18, 2002 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shoal Harbour United Church, Church Fund.
October 19, 2002


BARRETT, Arch Sr. - Passed peacefully away March 18, 2002, in the presence of his loving family at the W.H. Newhook Clinic, Whitbourne, Arch Barrett, in his 78th year. Leaving to mourn, his loving and devoted wife Joyce; seven children: Patsy Hutchings (Ed), Judy Webber (Jerry), Brian, Donna Piercey (Bruce), Glen, Randy (Betty-lou), and Keith (Kathy Mercer); twelve grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at 2 p.m. from the United Church, Whitbourne. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Whitbourne. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
March 19, 2002


BARRETT, Ronald Edward - North West Brook, Trinity Bay, formerly of Fermeuse, passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Aug. 31, 2002 in his 70th year. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary; wife Pauline; sister Kathleen; brother Cyril. Leaving to mourn, wife Daphne (nee Stoyles). Seven children, Wilhelmina (Gordon), Calvert, Craig (Shirley), Fermeuse, Doris, Hamilton, Ont., Keith (Martina), Helen (Brian), Arthur (Bonnie), all of Fermeuse and Wanda (Graham), Brigus South. Brother Richard (Esther), Mount Pearl. Sister Irma (Steve), Buffalo, N.Y. Twenty grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a large circle of family and friends. Visitation at Fahey`s funeral home, Fermeuse 2-10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. Memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 at Fahey`s funeral home, Fermeuse. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations to charity of one`s choice.
September 01, 2002


BECKETT, Gladstone - Passed peacefully away on April 10, 2002, surrounded by family at the A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Health Centre, Old Perlican. Gladstone Beckett, aged 86 years. Left with fond and loving memories, wife Minnie (nee Button); sons: George (Iola), Paul (Geanie); daughters: Regina (Tom), Maxine Isaacs (Barry), Rae Williams (Kevin), Christine Reid (Oswald); special grandchildren: Tanya (Jay), Blair (Tammy), Renee (Jeff), Cindy (Roger), Shelly, Roger (Kelly), Derrick (Lori), Charmaine (Dave), Cheryl, April (Brad); three very special great-grandchildren: Sarah, Jacob, Paul; also one sister, Winniferd Shawl, Orlando, Florida. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican Thursday, April 11, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Friday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral service at Hopkins Funeral Home Saturday, April 13, 2 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to St. Andrew`s By The Sea United Church or a charity of one`s choice.
Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend
In our eyes the warmest of men
the kindest of souls
April 11, 2002


BELBIN, Eli Lorenzo - Age 75. Formerly of New Chelsea, Trinity Bay. Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on June 27, 2002. Mourning are brothers: Wilfred and (Melva) Belbin, Frank and (Margaret) Belbin; five nephews; six nieces and three great-nephews; including a circle of friends. Laid to rest at the New Chelsea United Church Cemetery.
July 06, 2002


BELLOWS, Elsie - 1912 - 2001. Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes at Gander on December 31, 2001 in her 90th year. Elsie was born at Dunfield, Trinity Bay, Nfld. and resided at Grand Falls-Windsor for over 50 years. Predeceased by her husband Alfred (1943) and grandson Brian (1985). Survived by her only child, Raymond and his wife Jean of Oshawa, Ont.; four grandchildren: Bruce, Jeffrey, David and Carol, their spouses and children; many nieces and nephews; special Aunt to Ruby and the late Joseph Hurdle and their children: Sandra, Wayne, Joanne, Cathy, Cindy and Chris. Resting at the Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2002, 7-9 p.m. Interment at St. Paul`s Cemetery, Trinity, Trinity Bay January 3, 2002 at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
January 03, 2002


BENSON, Ralph (Allan) - Called home to eternal rest on Wednesday, May 22, 2002, Ralph (Allan) Benson of Mount Pearl, NF, formerly of Grates Cove, age 49 years. Left to mourn with special, loving memories are mother Stella, father Dolph, sisters Suzanne and Barbara, brothers-in-law Keith and Ed, nieces Amanda and Amy and nephew Jordan, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Also his former wife Leona, her son Bobby and grandson Isaiah. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081Topsail Road, Mount Pearl from 2 p.m - 4 p.m. and 7- 9 pm. on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Monday. Funeral service at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2002, from United Pentecostal Church, Park Avenue, Mount Pearl. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request please. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
May 25, 2002


BETHEL, Janet Elizabeth - Passed away at Clarenville on Sunday, September 15, 2002, Janet Elizabeth Bethel of St. John`s, aged 45 years. Cremation to take place with a Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
September 18, 2002


BISHOP, Hazel Winnie - Passed peacefully away June 21, 2002 after a wonderful stay at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John`s, Hazel Winnie (Pinsent) Bishop, aged 81. A native of Grand Falls, Hazel and her late husband Cecil D. Bishop, established their home in Gander in 1946. A member of the Anglican Church Women`s Auxiliary, Hazel took an active role in the affairs of St. Martin`s Pro-Cathedral including the twenty years of Old Fashioned Concerts. She leaves to mourn her brothers: Harry Pinsent (Dorothy), Grand Falls, Gordon Pinsent (Charmion King), Toronto and sister Nita Knight, St. John`s; daughter June (Richard) Ellis, St. John`s; son Neil (Betty) Bishop, Stephenville; son Brian (Frances) Bishop, Wasaga Beach, Ontario; grandchildren Sean and Anneliese Ellis, Brian and Allison Bishop, and Samantha and Jaqueline Bishop. Hazel leaves a large circle of close friends who were touched by her wit, compassion and good humour. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 24, 2002 at St. Martin`s Pro-Cathedral, Gander. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. The family requests donations to the St. Martin`s Pro-Cathedral Memorial Fund in lieu of flowers.
June 22, 2002

Note: The deceased is the daughter of Stephen Pinsent of Dildo South.


BISHOP, Sterling - January 6, 1934- July 2, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Lakeside Homes, Gander on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, Sterling Bishop of Cavendish, in his 68th year. Predeceased by parents: William and Gertrude; brothers: John, Harold, Walter and Maxwell, and sisters-in-law: Florrie and Esther Bishop. Leaving to mourn two brothers: Solomon and Harrison (Alma); two sisters: Nellie (Allan) and Dorothy (Reuben); two sisters-in-law: Lizzie and Violet Bishop; a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Church of the Good Shepherd, Cavendish from Wednesday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 4 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow, Anglican Cemetery, Cavendish. Flowers gratefully declined, donations in his memory gratefully accepted to Sterling Bishop Memorial Fund, c/o Nellie Reid (sister). Arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
July 03, 2002


BISHOP, Victor Allan - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Wednesday, January 30th, 2002, surrounded by his family, Victor Allan Bishop of Hearts Delight. Age 68 years. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Edna Bishop; brother William and brothers-in-law: Russell Merchant and Edward Muise. Left with fond and loving memories, three sisters: Elizabeth Muise and Stella Merchant of Hantsport, NS, Audrey Jackson (Wallace), Hearts Delight; two brothers: Samuel (Edith) and Sterling (Gail), both of Hearts Delight; five nephews: Rob (Melissa), Justin (Corry), Peter, Micah and Daniel; two nieces: Annette Bishop and Charlene Jackson; as well as two very special great-nieces: Josie and Alexis, Kitchener, ON; also a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at the S.U.F. Lodge, Hearts Delight. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. from St. Matthews Anglican Church, Hearts Delight. Interment to follow at St. Matthews Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Childrens Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
February 01, 2002


BLACKMORE, Gerald - Passed away suddenly on September 9, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, in Winnipeg, Clarence Gerald Blackmore of Thompson, Manitoba, age 74 years. Gerald was born in Valleyfield, NF on August 13, 1928. He moved to Thompson in 1975 and retired in 1997. Predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Alfreda Blackmore and brother Fred. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of fifty-two years, Faye. Sons: Karl, Wayne (Shawna) in Thompson, daughter Linda in The Pas. Grandchildren: Brian (Trina) in Gander, NF, Michael (Susan) and Loretta in The Pas and Christopher in Thompson. Great-grandchildren Kylie, Victoria and Madison. Two sisters Helena Winsor (Jacob) in St. John`s, NF, and Myrtis Mason (Gilbert) in Port Union, NF, plus numerous relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 16, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. in the St. James Anglican Church, Thompson.
September 14, 2002


BLACKMORE, Josephine - Passed peacefully away at her daughter`s residence, St. Philips, on Friday, December 20, 2002, Josephine Blackmore, formerly of Port Union and Downsview, Ontario, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband George, 1995; son James, 1994; daughters-in-law Julie (Northrop) Blackmore, 1993, Barbara (Dalton) Blackmore, 1998; grandson Edward (Teddy), 1989; sister Trixie Badcock, 2001. Leaving to mourn her loving family: sons: Don, George Jr. (Shirley), Hubert (Lisa) and Tom; daughters: Pinah Short, Greta, Bertha and Myrna Blackmore, Marion Squires (Curtis) and Bonnie Taylor (Paul); daughter-in-law Julie (Gibas) Blackmore, sisters: Greta Sutherland and Minnie Vokey; brother Clayton (Jean) Blackmore; brother-in-law Roland (Muriel) Blackmore; twenty-nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, also nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 21, 2002


BLANCHARD, Joyce (nee Randell) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Friday, April 19, 2002 at St. Clare`s Palliative Care Unit after a courageous battle with cancer, Joyce Blanchard, age 71 years. Lovingly remembered by her husband Ted (Eileen); four sons: Ted, Paul (Julie), Newmarket, Ont., Craig (Susan) and Dave (Sing), Moncton, NB; one daughter, Kim (Steve Peddle); three brothers: Eliol Randell (Beth), Port Rexton, Churchill Randell (Olga), Moncton, NB and Raymond Randell (friend Rosalind), Port Rexton; two sisters: Geraldine Hogan (Bren) and Doreen Goldsworthy (Sterling), Moncton, NB; eight grandchildren: Teddy, Mark, Kathryn, Michelle, Rachelle, Jake, Matt and Allison, as well as a large circle of other relatives and special friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Saturday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Anglican Cathedral on Monday, April 22, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation or St. Clare`s Palliative Care Unit.
April 20, 2002


BLUNDON, Annie Beatrice - Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on February 17, 2002, Annie Beatrice Blundon in her 81st year. Predeceased by husband Frank G. Blundon - 1991; brothers: Solomon Saunders (Millie) of New York, Robert Saunders (Elizabeth) of Shearstown, Heber Saunders (Naomi) of Shearstown, Roy Saunders (Marjorie) of Shearstown, Thomas Saunders of Shearstown; sisters: Jessie (Tom French) of New York, Emma Jane (Joe French) of New York, Dorcas (Clifford Badcock) of Shearstown. Left with fond and loving memories are several nieces and nephews. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at 2 p.m. from the United Church, Shoal Harbour. Interment United Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander - Carmanville.
February 19, 2002


BOUGIE, Gideon Jacques - Passed away suddenly on May 1, 2002, Gideon Jacques Bougie, age 19 months. Predeceased by grandfather Jean Pall Bougie, 2000; Uncle Jacques Bougie, March 19, 1999. Leaving to mourn loving and caring parents, Patrice and Dana Bougie; grandparents: Morley and Helen Harnum, Dildo, Margaret Bougie, Montreal; uncles: Jean Bougie (Cindy), Daniel (Michelle); aunt, Dawn (Rodney); great-grandparents: Cyril and Martha Russell; cousins: Nicholas, Jason, Kerry, Bailey, Brett and Brandon; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Kingdom Hall, Blaketown. Funeral service Friday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Jehovah`s Witness Cemetery, New Harbour.
May 03, 2002


BRADBURY, Shirley Elizabeth (Hutchings) - October 1, 1942 - December 12, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Shirley Bradbury, age 60 years. Predeceased by son Wayne, 1964; father Cyril Hutchings, 1969; brothers: Bram Hutchings, 1995, Wycliff Hutchings, 1984 and Eugene Hutchings, 2001. Left to mourn, loving husband John (Buddy); one daughter, Gale Thorne (Derek); four sons: Calvin (Doris), Rodney (Neta), Johnny (Heather), Cory (Alana); eight grandchildren: Natasha, Tiffany, Mitchell, Dominque, Karissa, Matthew, Nicholas and Makenzie; two brothers: Ross and Cyril Hutchings; five sisters: Phyllis Clarke, Cynthia Dunphy, Gloria Brophy, Daisy Mercer, May Mercer; also a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and many friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation from 6-10 p.m. Friday; Saturday 10 a.m. -10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 15 at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Trinity Bay South Corp. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Whitbourne.
The Lord replied, "My precious child,
I love you and would never leave you.
During your time of trial and suffering
when you saw only one set of footprints...
that was when I carried you.
December 14, 2002


BRETT, Frederick - Passed away on June 27th, 2002 at home after a lengthy illness, Frederick Brett, age 81, retired physician, formerly of Green`s Harbour, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by his wife Ruby in February 1991. Also predeceased by his brothers: John, Roy, Harold and Charles; and sisters: Molly and Dorothy. Leaving to mourn his family: Olivia, Dorothy and Elizabeth (Betsy) and John; daughter-in-law Rosalyn and grandson Matthew. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Myra Ayris and Mabel Reid. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue. Visitation Saturday 12:00 to 4:30 and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday morning 10:00 to 12:00 p.m. Funeral to take place Sunday, June 30, St. Philip`s Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NF, P.O. Box 37013, St. John`s, NF, A1E 1C2.
June 29, 2002


BRUCE, Pauline (nee Keating) - of Bellevue Beach. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, Thursday, April 18, 2002, aged 69 years. Predeceased by her father and mother, Dennis and Pauline Keating; sister-in-law Gladys Keating. Leaving to mourn her devoted husband Daniel; children: Sanda Power (Wayne), Freshwater, Danny (Shawna), Edmonton, Diane Jacque (Alfred), St. John`s, Chris (Debbi), Edmonton, Darrell, Halifax, Doug (Yvette), Mount Pearl, Wayne (Kathy), Wesleyville, Paula Collette (Paul), Bellevue Beach; grandchildren: Kimberly, Wayne Jr., Christopher, Brandon, Samantha, Jordan, Michael and Andrew; great-grandson Mason; also leaving to mourn her step-mother Mary Jane Keating, Mt. Arlington Hgts.; sister Margaret (Nick) Parrott, St. John`s; brothers: Patrick, Mt. Arlington Hgts., Harold (Dorothy), Mt. Arlington Hgts., Walter (Joan), Thunder Bay; and also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Friday, April 19 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. 12 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Saturday April 20, 2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Jerome`s Church, Long Harbour. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Long Harbour. Flowers graciously accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Lung Association. Thank you to the staff of the ICU at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital for your comforting care and support.
April 19, 2002


BUDDEN, Edward - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, October 30, 2002, Mr. Edward Budden of Heart`s Content, age 79 years. Veteran WWII Royal Navy. Predeceased by wives, Magdalen and Betsy; brother Bill; sisters: Melina Butterworth and Betty Budden. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Pat (Bob Woods), Rosemary (Leon Murray); three grandsons: Paul and John Woods, Edward MacIntosh; three granddaughters: Patricia Pardon, Leahann Costello and Debbilynn Boyczuk, all of Ontario; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Frances (Robert Underhay) and the Underhay family in Heart`s Content: Sybil, David (Martha) and Elaine (Boyd) and the Budden family: Jean (Lloyd, deceased), Cyril (Phyllis), Wendell (Joan), Doug (Marilyn) and Art of NL and Ont.; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At Edwards request cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving friends and relatives on Saturday, November 2, 2002 at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Content from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at which time a Memorial Service will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary`s Anglican Church Cemetery Fund or the Trinity, Conception, Placentia Health Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
October 31, 2002


BURRAGE, John - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Tuesday, November 19, 2002, John Burrage of Heart`s Content, age 72 years. Predeceased by his loving father and mother, James and Mabel. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend, Mary (nee Piercey), after 48 years of loving marriage; and their children: Kenneth (Joanne), St. John`s, Sharon Noseworthy (Walter), Bryants Cove and Beverly Clarke (Jim), Heart`s Content; one brother, William (Sarah), St. John`s; nine grandchildren: Jennifer, Jillian, Justin, Joshua, Veronica, Holly, Andrew, Nicole and Andrea; two brothers-in-law: Rex Piercey (Jenny) and Max Piercey (Patsy); four sisters-in-law: Winnie Morrissey (Frank), Stella Tavenor (Arthur), Eleanor Hiscock (Arthur), Emily Hobbs (James); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Friday visitation will take place at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Content, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with interment in St. Mary`s Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary`s Anglican Church Memorial Fund, Heart`s Content. He was a loving husband, father, brother grandfather and friend. He will live in our hearts forever.
November 21, 2002


BURSEY, Pearl (Austin) - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital Sunday, December 8, Mrs. Pearl Bursey (nee Austin) of Brownsdale, T.B. Predeceased by husband George; brothers, John and Charles. Leaving to mourn sisters, Mabel Nixon and Frances Stacey; sister-in-law Adelaide Austin; and a number of nieces and nephews. Remains resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican. Burial to take place from Salvation Army Citadel in Lower Island Cove on Tuesday, December 10 at 2 p.m. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to a charity of one`s choice.
December 09, 2002


BUTLER, Annie Blanche (Whalen) - November 26, 1907 - July 31, 2002. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Harbour Lodge, Carbonear, Annie Butler, age 94 years 9 months, of Markland. Predeceased by husband Charles J.K. Butler, March 1997; son Douglas C.W. Butler, May 2002; son-in-law John Champion, March 1993; daughter-in-law Sylvia Butler, July 2002. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Alliston Champion, Bernice Smith (Kevin); seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; four sisters; two special nieces: Bernice Clarke (Gus), Amelia Cook (David); other nieces and nephews. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Thursday 2-10 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral service from Markland United Church Saturday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at United Cemetery, Markland. Donations may be made in her memory to Markland United Church Cemetery Fund.
August 02, 2002


BUTLER, Douglas C.W. - Passed peacefully away at his home on Tuesday, May 7th, Douglas C.W. Butler, age 71, after a lengthy battle with ALS. Son of Mrs. Anne Blanche Butler, predeceased by father Charles J.K. Butler. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Sylvia, special sister-in-law Shirley who he raised as a daughter, special brother-in-law /son-in-law John Jr. Baldwin. Special nephew and niece who he considered his grandchildren Devin and Dawn. Great-grandchildren Arielle and Hunter. Two sisters Alliston Champion (John deceased), Bernice (Kevin Smith). Brother-in-law Harvey Sheppard (Shirley) and Roy Luffman (Dorothy deceased). Sister-in-laws Eileen (Sidney Cox) and Whilemena Gosse (Frank deceased). Also a large number of nephew, nieces and cousins and other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation on Wednesday, May 8th from 1-9 p.m. & Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral will take place 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9th, 2002 at Markland United Church. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery, Markland. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory maybe made to the Markland United Church Memorial Fund.
May 08, 2002


BUTLER, Sylvia M. (Sheppard) - July 4, 1937 - July 15, 2002. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Complex. Predeceased by her husband Douglas (May 2002), father, Maxwell Sheppard (September 1943), mother, Almeda Sheppard (February 1980), sister, Dorothy Luffman (May 2001). Leaving to mourn special sister Shirley Baldwin whom she raised as a daughter, special brother-in-law/son-in-law John Jr.; grandchildren: Devin (Shelly) and Dawn. Great-grandchildren: Arielle & Hunter; sisters: Eileen (Sidney Cox), Whilemena Gosse (Frank deceased); brother Harvey Sheppard (Shirley); brother-in-law, Roy Luffman (Dorothy, deceased); mother-in-law, Annie Blanche Butler (Charles J.K., deceased); sisters-in-law, Alliston Champion (John, deceased), Bernice Smith (Kevin), special friends: Joan Brophy (Jim), Jane Vokey (Neville), and Bernice Clarke (Augustus); Also a large circle of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation July 15th, 6-9 PM., July 16th, 11 AM - 9 PM, July 17th, 10 AM - 12 noon. Funeral service to be held July 17, 2002 at 2:00 PM from St. John the Baptist Church, Whitbourne. Interment at the Markland United Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Markland United Church Cemetery Fund or Christ Church, Markland.
July 16, 2002


BUTTON, Dorothy - Passed away quietly at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, August 27, 2002, in her 87th year. Mrs. Dorothy Button of New Chelsea. Dora Button came from Scotland in 1947 to Newfoundland as a war bride. She brought with her two young sons to their new home in New Chelsea, with her husband Eugene. Four years later they were blessed with the girl they always wanted. In the early 50`s the primary school, half of the two room school in New Chelsea, was left without a teacher and Dora was pressed into service as a temporary teacher. That was the start of a twenty year teaching career wherein she earned the respect of her students and the community for her caring and dedication to teaching. Predeceased by her loving husband Eugene; two sisters: Cathy and Nancy; three brothers: Ian, Allister and Jack, all in WWII. Leaving to mourn two sons: Sandy (Emy) and Bill (Dorothy), both of Ontario; one daughter, Shirley Riddle (Bill), Small Point; one sister, Mamie, St. John`s; two sisters-in-law: Vida Button and Ruth Single (Frank); six grandchildren: Elliott (Francine), Brian (Karen), Scott (Michelle), Shelly (Bryan), Kimberley (Warren) and Lita-Mae; four great-grandchildren: Rayne, Sadie, Reena and Tyler. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Friday visitation will take place at Wesley United Church, New Chelsea from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in Wesley United Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations in Mrs. Button`s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Wesley United Church Cemetery, New Chelsea.
August 29, 2002


BUTTON, Mary (Pynn) - Passed peacefully away at Harbour Lodge Nursing Home on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, Mary Button, formerly of Lead Cove, in her 81st year. Predeceased by her husband Charles (1983). Leaving to mourn son Wilfred (Stella), Lead Cove; daughter Daphne (George) Knapman, Guelph, Ontario; five grandchildren: Christine (Sam) Blagdon, Michelle Button, Darrell Button (Laurie), Jeffrey (Denise) Knapman and Jennifer (Craig) Goodwin; five great-grandchildren: Jenna, Joshua, Jessica, Melissa and Alexa; two sisters: Vi (George) Allen and Rose (Dorm) Anderson; one brother Wilfred (Margaret) Pynn; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Funeral service on Thursday, July 4 at 2:30 p.m. from Bethel United Church and Cemetery, Sibley`s Cove. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Bethel United Church, Sibley`s Cove.
July 03, 2002


CAHILL, MURPHY, Charlotte - Age 77 years. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, January 10, 2002. Predeceased by husband Thomas Cahill (1957) and Michael Murphy (1978) and precious son Don, May 1999. She is survived by her daughters: Catherine (Doug Bursey), Old Perlican, Anne Marie Lundrigan, Brenda (Glenn Tobin), Witness Bay, Philomena (Reg Ryan), Calvert, Jeanie (Gerard Swain), Calvert; sons: Thomas (Marie), Witless Bay, Pat (Mary), Mobile, Gerard, with whom she resided; two stepchildren: Michael Murphy and Mary (Richard Clarke), Petty Harbour; 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sisters: Jessie (Ray Power), Clara (Jim Brophy), Lena (Tom Oates), Agnes (Pat Kenny); brothers: Cyril and Angus Murphy; sister-in-law Mary Murphy; brother-in-law George Cahill; Home Care workers Nancy and Brenda; and special friends Ella and Rose. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls, Friday, January 11, 2002 from 2-10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 12, 2002 from St. Patrick`s Church, Witless Bay. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Witless Bay.
January 11, 2002


CALLAHAN, William - Passed peacefully away at the Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, on Friday, May 10, 2002, William Callahan of New Perlican, age 85 years. Predeceased by wife Rita May 4, 1990. Leaving to mourn his children: Russell (Mona), St. John`s; Harvey (Marie), Grand Falls-Windsor; Herman (Joyce), Bonavista; Sandra (Danny), Ottawa; and Bill (Linda), Winterland. Nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two brothers-in-law, Harrison Peddle, Carbonear; Russell (Ruth) Peddle, New Perlican. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Hone, Winterton. Visiting hours Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Tuesday visitation will take place at St. Augustines Anglican Church, New Perlican from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in St. Augustines Cemetery. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to St. Augustines Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, New Perlican.
May 13, 2002


CALLAN, Ethel - Passed away suddenly at the Lions Manor, Wednesday, July 3, 2002, Ethel Callan of Long Cove, T.B., age 92 years. Predeceased by husband William in 1993; also son Harvey; daughter Marjorie. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, daughters: Josie Temple, Long Cove, Beatie (Edward) Thorne, Norman`s Cove, Sadie (Jerry) Lake, St. John`s, Shirley (Arch) Butler, St. John`s; son Gordon (Dola), Long Cove; twenty-three grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Mildred Piercey, Norman`s Cove; also a large number of nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Resting at Bethel United Church, Norman`s Cove. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 6th at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the United Cemetery, Norman`s Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
July 05, 2002


CARPENTER, Joseph - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on February 17, 2002, Joseph Carpenter, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 62 years Elfreda (White); three daughters Isabelle (Kent Froding) and their daughter Michelle; Margaret (Roy Hicks) and their children Carolyn (Wayne Short) and Tim; Joyce (David Stagg) and their son Tony; two sons: Reg (Sandra) and their children Susan and Greg; Lloyd (Meta Kennedy) and their daughters Allison and Jill. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held on Saturday, February 23 at Christ Anglican Church, Bonavista. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Bonavista.
REST IN PEACE
March 02, 2002


CARTER, Frances (nee Reid) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Thursday, May 9, 2002, Frances Carter (nee Reid) formerly of South Dildo, Trinity Bay, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons Edmund (Phylis), Arthur (Joan), Alfred (Judy) and George; daughter Linda Andrews (Gary); two step-children Annie Critch (John) and Roy Carter; eleven beloved grandchildren and nine cherished great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn one loving sister, Nora Pike (Colin) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, May 11, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in South Dildo. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society.
May 10, 2002


CHURCHILL, Kenneth A. - Passed peacefully away after a long illness at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, Kenneth Ariel Churchill of Hillview, aged 79 years. Predeceased by his wife Margaret. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Roma (Harvey) Jackman of Hillview; son Kenneth Jr. (Barbara) of Hillview; sister Violet (Thomas) Benson of Hillview; brothers: Arthur (Marion) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Doug (Leila) of Oshawa, ON and Malcolm (Meta) of Hillview; grandchildren: Michelle, Melanie, Natasha and Gregory and a large number of relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at St. Michael`s Anglican Church in Hillview. Funeral service will take place at St. Michael`s Anglican Church, Hillview at a time to be announced with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Hillview. In lieu of flowers, a Memorial Fund can be made to the Anglican Church or Liver Association.
July 04, 2002


CHURCHILL, Kenneth Eldred - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre after a lengthy illness on Saturday, September 14, 2002, Kenneth Eldred Churchill of Hodge`s Cove, age 65. Leaving to mourn with loving memories his wife Yvonne; daughters, Carol (granddaughter Kayla), Susan (Gary) and family (Charlie and Zachery), Abbey (Chad); sons, David (Kelly), Rod (Marlene), Junior (Glenda) and family (Anthony and Alisha); sisters, Doris and Alice; brother Caleb (Myrtle); also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at the United Church, Hodge`s Cove. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, September 17.


CLARKE, Phyllis - Passed peacefully away at home in the presence of her loving family on Tuesday, February 5th, 2002, Phyllis Clarke, age 73. Predeceased by her daughters, Pauline (1949) and Donna (1980). Leaving to mourn her husband of 54 years, Clarence; one son, Randy (Sharon); five daughters: Christine Davis (Junior), Stephanie Fitzpatrick (Frank), Julia Mouland (Wilson), Glenice Knight (Ken), and Karen Browne (Steve); 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, also other relatives and friends. Resting at Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Dunfield. Funeral service 2 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2002 from the Anglican Church in Dunfield with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Leonard A. Miller Centre or Health Sciences Centre.
February 07, 2002


COATES, Claude - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, May 27, 2002, Claude Coates of Turks Cove, aged 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Jean and their children: John, Sadie Ryan (Mike), Elwood (Marie), Leander (Mary), Joseph (Linda), Ralph (Helena), Margaret Coates (Bob), Emily Seward (Eric) and Jason (Brenda); twenty-two grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two brothers: Robert (Marigold), Kenneth (Alma); two sisters: Meta Pitcher and Annie Banton; two brothers-in-law: Leander Green (Bertha) and Robert Green; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours: 10 to 12, 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. daily. Funeral service to take place on Thursday at 3 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church and Cemetery, Winterton. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Band Fund, Winterton or the Janeway Children`s Hospital.
May 29, 2002


COISH, Gladys - Passed peacefully away at the Lion`s Manor in Placentia, NF on Thursday, August 29, 2002, Gladys Coish aged 83 years, of Sunnyside, NF. Predeceased by her husband Samuel (2000); children: Jenny, Marie, Bobby; sisters: Becky, Alfreda and brother William. Left with fond and loving memories are daughters: Anne Plunkett of Sunnyside, Betty Bursey (Edgar) of Toronto, Judy Fournier (Chris), Toronto, Joan Middlebrook, Toronto; sons: Bruce (Patsy) of Sunnyside, Philip (Joan) of Sunnyside; sisters: Julie Best of Thornlea, Amy Smith of Thornlea; brother Robert Thorne (Hazel) of Thornlea; thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at the United Church in Sunnyside. Funeral will take place at the United Church, Sunnyside at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2002 with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Sunnyside. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Lion`s Manor, Placentia, NF.
August 31, 2002


COLEMAN, Lillian (nee Crann) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, St. John`s, on Sunday, June 16, 2002. Aged 93 years. Formerly of Heart`s Content. Predeceased by her husband Frank Coleman; two brothers, James and Frederick Crann; and one sister Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn nieces, Dot Harnum, St. John`s and Judy (Basil) Sears, P.E.I.; one sister-in-law Maisie Crann, Corner Brook. Also a large number of other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews throughout Canada and the U.S.A. She will be missed by a large circle of friends at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home and in Newfoundland. Special thank you to Edward and Mary Coleman, Rev. Fr. John Hanton and his sisters, Kathleen and Theresa for their kindness during his illness. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours, Sunday 7-10 p.m., Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Teresa`s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
June 17, 2002


CONWAY, Ethel - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, Mrs. Ethel Conway of Turks Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by husband Richard. Leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton, from where the funeral will take place today, Thursday, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Turks Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the T.C.P. Health Foundation.
January 31, 2002


COOMBS, Eugene C. - Passed peacefully away at the Newhook Community Health Clinic, Whitbourne, in the presence of his loving family on March 11, 2002, Eugene C. Coombs of Blaketown, age 56 years. Predeceased by father, Thomas Coombs (1976), father-in-law, George Clarke (1985) and mother-in-law, Mary Clarke (1988). Leaving to mourn his loving wife Ivy, of 32 years; daughters: Trudy (Craig Russell) and Joanne; son Neil (girlfriend Jill Reid); three grandchildren: Megan, Noelle, Emma; mother Melina Coombs; two brothers: Cyril (Ruby) and Fred (Shirley), and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne from Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 13 at 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 from St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Blaketown. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Blaketown. No flowers by request. Monetary donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Blood Services, St. John`s.
March 12, 2002


COOPER, Ada Beatrice - (Jan. 11, 1915-Feb. 1, 2002). Early Friday afternoon at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, our family lost our dear mother, grand-mother, sister and aunt, Beatrice Cooper of Chapel Arm in her 87th year. Predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, Cleophas Cooper, 1993. Sharing in the grief of her loss are daughters, Jeanne (Clarence), Oshawa, Ontario, Stephanie (Dwayne), Chapel Arm; grandchildren, Shannon and Darci, Oshawa, Ontario, Tyler and Alyssa, Chapel Arm; brother Stanley Smith; sisters, Clara Drake, Cherry Newhook, Elizabeth Walsh and brothers-in-law Theodore, William, Harry and Andrew. Also lovingly remembered by a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at Faith Pentecostal Church, Norman`s Cove, from where the funeral service will be held at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at Faith Pentecostal Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
"Remember me as I used to be When my mind was clear And my spirit free"'
February 04, 2002


COOPER, Harry - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex in the presence of his loving family and friends on March 8, 2002, Harry Cooper of Chapel Arm, age 80 years, 5 months. Predeceased by parents and brother Cleophas. Leaving to mourn, his loving and devoted wife Frances of 57 years, and special daughter Norma White (Wade), and two loving and caring grandsons Bernell and Bryan of Norman`s Cove; brothers, William, Theodore, Andrew (Gladys); sister-in-law, Mary Pretty (Jack), of Chapel Arm; also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at St. John the Baptist Church, Chapel Arm from Sunday 2:30 p.m. until Tuesday. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Long Harbour Road. In lieu of flowers, in his memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Harry was a longtime worker of the C.N.T. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
March 10, 2002


COOPER, Rachel - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, of South Dildo, age 87 years. Predeceased by first husband, Stanley Sulley, mother Louisa Reid and step-father Robert Reid, daughter Shirley, grandson Keith Sooley. Leaving to mourn loving husband of sixty-three years, Malcolm Cooper, daughters: Martha Gosse (Frank), Dulcie Reid (Donald), Hazel George (Edward); sons: Levi Sooley (Edna), Selby Cooper (Marjorie); sisters-in-law: Lizzie White and Agnes Newhook; brother-in-law Garland Cooper; also lovingly remembered by twenty-three grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, a large number of nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, South Dildo. As expressions of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to the Anglican Cemetery Fund, South Dildo.
September 17, 2002


CRANFORD, Elwood - WWII Veteran. Passed away after a lengthy illness at his residence in New Harbour on Wednesday, January 9, 2002, Elwood Cranford, age 82 years. Predeceased by brother Llewellyn, sisters Lulu George and Rita Smith Reid. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Mary; two sons: Mervin (Audrey), Mount Pearl; Garry (Bonnie), St. John`s; daughter Wandy (Paul) Miller, Midhurst, Ontario; eight grandchildren: Scott, Crystal, Ross, Brad, Jonathan, Sandra, Heather and Jennifer, brother Arthur (Eliza), London, Ontario; sister Hazel (Harry) Newhook, Dildo; sister-in-law Nancy Cranford, Scotland; a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo, with visitation Thursday, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. -12 noon. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Green`s Harbour on Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow Salvation Army Cemetery, Dildo. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador or the Salvation Army Building Fund, Trinity Bay South Corps.
January 11, 2002


CRITCH, Harvey - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Pavilion, St. John`s on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Harvey Wilson Critch of Hant`s Hr., age 83 years. Veteran W.W. II Royal Navy, member first 200 volunteers. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife of 56 years, Naomi, Hant`s Hr.; son Harrison (Anita), Charlottetown, Bonavista Bay; daughters: Kathleen Chan (Kwai), Upper Gullies, Marilyn Soper (Edgar), Iqaluit and Aleta Osmond (Baxter), Calgary; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Irvin (Linda), Winterton; four sisters: Annie White, St. John`s, Audrey Reid (Armenius), Corner Brook, Winnifred Norris and Shirley Maddock, Hant`s Hr.; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours 10:00 -12:00, 2:00 -5:00 and 7:00 -10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Winterton. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Hant`s Hr. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Mr. Critch`s memory may be made to the Parkinson`s Foundation of NL.
December 13, 2002


CULLETON, R. Patrick (Paddy) - December 29, 1938- July 2, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Newhook Medical Clinic on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, Patrick (Paddy) Culleton, of Blaketown, age 63 years. Predeceased by sons: Brian and Craig; father and mother Patrick and Margaret Culleton; sister Elizabeth and brother Michael. Leaving to mourn loving wife Mary; two sons: Roger (Terri) and Fabian (Ann Marie); three daughters: Valerie (Wayne Murphy), Elizabeth (Charles Jackson), Cathy (Trevor Reid); fifteen grandchildren: Leigh Anne, Krista, Katie, William, Brandon, Chelsie, Katie, Dwayne, Holli, Crystal, Desiree, Robyn, Dawson, Shannon and Bailey; four brothers: Aloysius (Glenys), Ron (Linda), Leslie (Elaine) and Ken (Ginger); four sisters: Joan (Fred), Pauline (Dale), Madonna and Margaret (Tony); mother-in-law Elizabeth Osborne; brothers-in-law: William (Margaret), Alfred (Karen); sisters-in-law: Angela, Elizabeth (Percy Greenslade), Alma (Ralph O`Quinn), Dawn (Gordon Reid); also a large number of nephews, nieces and many more relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation from Wednesday, July 3, 1 p.m. to time of funeral. Funeral service to be held from R.C. Church, Whitbourne on Friday at 2 p.m. Interment at R.C. Cemetery in Whitbourne. Donations accepted in Paddy`s memory in lieu of flowers.
July 03, 2002


DAWE, Elizabeth - Oct. 10, 1917-Aug. 2, 2002. Passed peacefully away at Callingwood Downs Senior`s Complex on Aug. 2, 2002, Elizabeth Dawe of Old Shop, aged 84 years. Predeceased by husband Stanley, 1989, sisters Lily and Clara. Leaving to mourn daughter Donna (Don) Bishop, son Chris (Joanne), Calgary; three grandchildren; Michael, Mark and Amanda; three sisters, Violet, Martha and Ida; sister-in-law Clara, a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from Holy Spirit Church, Old Shop on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Spirit Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Holy Spirit Church, Old Shop.
August 03, 2002


DIDHAM, Laura (nee Hutchings) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, St. John`s, on Monday, April 1, 2002, Laura Didham of Whitbourne, in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn beloved husband of 55 years, Frank; her loving children: Yvonne Smith (friend Brendan Walsh), St. John`s, Rick (Ghislaine), Paradise, Robert (Faith), Lloydminster, Alta., Sherry (Jim) Sceviour, Botwood; son-in-law Robert Smith, St. John`s; grandchildren: Lisa, Robbie, Lee, Paul, Jessie-Lynn, Jillian, Stephen, Vanessa and Craig; great-grandchildren: Lindsay, Jessica and Dawson; sisters: Mildred (Gordon) Forbes, Mary Harris, Sue (Bill Hedderson), Deanna (Don) Gosse; brothers: Fred Hutchings, Jack (Pearl) Hutchings; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation 2- 5 p.m., 7- 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass from St. Alphonsus Church, Whitbourne, Thursday, April 4 at 11 a.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nfld. and Labrador.
"Always With Us In Spirit
and Memories"
April 03, 2002

DROVER, Carmel Mary Theresa - December 13, 1932 - August 02, 2002. Passed peacefully away at home surrounded by her loving family following a short battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband, Walter G. Drover; son Walter Drover (Walty); daughter Nadine; parents, John and Bridget Penny; son-in-law Malcolm Warren. Left with cherished memories, son Cecil (Gail) Drover, Whitbourne; daughters: Peggy, Whitbourne, Lillian (the late Malcolm) Warren, Chapel Arm; grandchildren: Dennis Warren (Fort St. John), Jamie (Kim) Warren (Chapel Arm), Lisa (Terry) Piercey (Whitbourne), Vanessa, Penny, Natasha Drover (Whitbourne); one great-grandchild, Emily Vokey; common-law husband, Kevin Hefferan (Bellevue) and his family, especially Micheal; brother John Penny, St. John`s; sisters: Elizabeth Coombs, St. John`s, Agnes Williams, St. John`s, Mary Parsons, Victoria, Margaret Dobbin, Whitbourne, Lorretta Drover, Whitbourne, Theresa Dobbin, Markland, Hannah (Neil) Kendall, Oshawa; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service to be held from St. John the Baptist Anglican Cemetery, Sunday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
August 03, 2002


 

 

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