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from The Telegram for 2002
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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.
EDWARDS, Alexander Keeping - Passed away at the Bonavista Health Care Centre Monday, April 15, 2002, Alexander Edwards, age 85. Predeceased by Diane Edwards, wife of his son Maxwell Edwards also on April 15, 2002. Leaving to mourn his wife Alfreda; sons Maxwell, Bruce (Deanna); his daughters Nancy Edwards and Linda (Edward) King; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters Sarah (Sally) Wood and Nellie Boone. Resting at Strathie`s Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral from St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Catalina on Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 2 pm. Interment at St. Peter`s Anglican Cemetery, Catalina. No flowers by request.
FOLLETT, Carrie - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, January 29th, 2002, Carrie Follett of Winterton, age 52 years. Leaving to mourn husband Lloyd; two sons: Junior and Reggie; and one daughter Darlene; mother Vina Warren; two sisters: Patsy French (Calvin) and Linda Pickard; two brothers: Charlie and David Warren; five step-sisters: Mary Parrott, Jeanette Potter, Elizabeth Peddle, Doris Oliver and Sylvia Pitcher; three step-brothers: Rick, Stan and Wilfred Piercey; one brother-in-law Jonah Follett; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours: Thursday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service to take place at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Winterton. Interment Salvation Army Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a family trust fund.
FOST, Frederick S. (Fred) - Passed peacefully away at the Waterford Hospital after a short illness on Friday, July 26, 2002; Fred Fost of Heart`s Delight, aged 74 years. He resided at the Waterford Hospital for six months. Predeceased by parents Charles and Elizabeth Fost; brothers James and Arthur Fost. Leaving to mourn brother Hedley Fost (Sadie), Heart`s Delight, sisters: Hilda Mayo, Heart`s Delight, Mildred Slade, Salmon Cove, Florence Hopkins (Joseph), Green`s Harbour, sister-in-law Rhoda Fost, Heart`s Delight, and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at the SUF Lodge, Heart`s Delight, from Saturday, 6 p.m. until the funeral at St. Matthew`s Church, Heart`s Delight on Monday, July 29 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow St. Matthew`s Cemetery, Heart`s Delight. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to The Fred Fost Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
FREEMAN, Edison B. - Passed
peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Sunday,
November 10, 2002 of Port Rexton, aged 84 years. Predeceased by wife Florence,
wife Carrie, brothers Maxwell and Elias John. Left with fond and loving memories
his son Selby (Margaret) of Champney`s West; step-son William Pennell (Mollie)
of Ontario; step-son Joseph John Pennell (Donna) of Toronto; step-daughter
Eileen Pennell of St. John`s; sister Beatrice and family of Bishop`s Falls;
sister-in-law Rosie and family of Champney`s West; four grandchildren: John
(Kim), Angela (Jim), Cindy (Kent), Brian (Renata); three great-grandchildren:
Hayley, Allison and Michael and a large number of relatives and friends.
Remains rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Port Rexton. Funeral took place
on Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at the Anglican Church with interment at
St. Clements Anglican Cemetery in Champney`s West. In his memory, flowers
were accepted and a memorial fund to St. Clements Anglican Church.
GAVIN, Earl Wilson - May
5, 1963-November 10, 2002. Passed peacefully away on Sunday, November 10,
2002 at the Health Sciences Centre after a courageous battle with cancer,
Earl Gavin of St. John`s, aged 39 years. Leaving to mourn, loving and devoted
wife Connie; daughter Kathy Ann Chaulk; parents Shirley and Claude Gavin;
four brothers, Morris (Eunice), Douglas (Yvonne), Ronnie (Carmela), Brian
(Barb); sister Geraldine McBride (Jeff); mother- and father-in-law Evelyn
and Roy Green; sister-in-law Lisa (Paul) Crocker; brother-in-law Shane (Jennifer);
a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at
the Salvation Army Citadel, Green`s Harbour Corps from 8 p.m. Monday until
time of funeral. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November
13 at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow, Salvation Army Cemetery, Green`s Harbour.
Donations in his memory gratefully accepted to Earl Gavin Memorial Fund.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
GEORGE, E. C. Lloyd - Passed peacefully away at Escasoni Home, on Saturday, September 14, 2002, Lloyd George of Dildo, aged 84 years. Predeceased by wife Virginia; parents Kenneth and Ellen George; brothers, Munden, Roy; and sister Beryl. Leaving to mourn devoted son Albert (Erica); granddaughters, Danika and Abby; grandson Daniel; mother-in-law Blanche Strowbridge; brother Edmund (Thelma); sister Vida Trickett; sister-in-law Alma George; brother-in-law Robert Benson; a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo, Sunday, September 15, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Monday, September 16, 10 a.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from All Saints` Church, Dildo, on Monday at 2 p.m. At Lloyd`s request, cremation to follow. Family inurnment at All Saints` Anglican Cemetery, Dildo, Tuesday, September 17. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to All Saints` Church, Dildo, or a charity of one`s choice.
GEORGE, Mary G. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Monday, October 21, 2002, Mary G. George, formerly of Turk`s Cove, Trinity Bay, age 91 years. Predeceased by husband James; daughter Catherine; sisters: Genevieve, Nellie, Irene and Gertrude; brothers: William and Daniel. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Irene George, Carbonear and Nancy (Christopher) Churchill, Charlotte, North Carolina; two sons: James (Gladys) and Clem (Patricia), both of Spaniard`s Bay; thirteen grandchildren: Terry, Barry (Lynn), Angelo (Donna), Darryl (Lori), Catherine, Janice, Christopher, Michelle (Shawn), Gregory, Shannon, Alison, Natasha and Matthew; seven great-grandchildren: Chantel, Wesley, Megan, Koady, TJ, Ashlyn and Brooklyn; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR and from where the funeral will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 a.m. Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Turk`s Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted, or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
GHENT, Brian "B" Frank - 23, died tragically Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002. Left to mourn father Arthur and mother Shirley (Piercy), girlfriend Heather Carey (Cape Broyle), sisters Darlene (Pietro), Arlene (Todd), Michelle (Colin); brothers Hillary (Beverly), Blair (Pamela); nieces Candace and Bailey; nephews Michael, Brody, Joell, and other family and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton, Trinity Bay. Visitations from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002. Funeral service to be held at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Content, at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002. As an expression of sympathy, family or friends may send flowers or donations to the Brian Ghent Memorial Fund.
GOSSE, Marion Florence (nee Pinsent) - Passed
peacefully away on November 6th, 2002, at Glenbrook Lodge after a short illness,
Marion Gosse, age 92, daughter of the late Amelia and William Pinsent, Dildo.
Predeceased by husband, Jonathan, son-in-law, Roderick Chafe, sister, Mildred,
brothers, Albert, Adolphus and Walter. Leaving to mourn daughters, Daphne
Frampton and Mildred Chafe, son-in-law, John Frampton, grandchildren, John,
Keith, Jeff, Kathleen and Heather and great-grandchildren, Joshua, Jamie,
Luke, Jonathan and Christopher, sisters-in-law, Amanda Ruby and Lena Thorne,
many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. The family wish to
extend special thanks to the residents and staff of Glenbrook Lodge for their
friendship, excellent care and support. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home,
Dildo. Visitation Thursday, 10 am -12:00, 2 - 4 pm and 7-10 pm and Friday
10 am - 12. Funeral service 2 pm on Friday, November 8th at St. John`s United
Church, New Harbour. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery. In
lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. John`s United
Church, New Harbour or Glenbrook Lodge. "a gentle wit and a lust for life"
GREEN, Wallace C. - Passed
away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, Wallace Green in Mississauga,
Ont., formerly of Chance Cove, T.B., in his 88th year. Predeceased by his
first wife Elizabeth and brother William. Leaving to mourn his wife Priscilla
in Mississauga, sons: John (Ina), Kenneth Brace (Sheila) in St. John`s and
Philip Brace (Vera) in Lewisporte, step-son Lloyd Drodge (Sandra) in Mississauga,
sister Melita of Oakville and brother George of Oshawa. Also, twelve grandchildren,
seven great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends
in Newfoundland and Ontario. Remains resting at Lee`s Funeral Home, 258 Queen
St. S., Mississauga. Funeral services 11:00 am Sunday, December 22nd. Cremation
to follow. Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
GULLIFORD, John - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, February 20th, 2002 John Gulliford of Hants Harbour, age 75 years. Predeceased by brothers: Gord and Bill; and sisters: Blanche Green, Weaver Mansfield and Queenie Ash. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Alice; one son Paul (Peggy); two daughters: Valerie (Selby Butt) and Anita (Don Hopkins); five grandchildren: Kimberlee Butt, Michael and Terri-Lynn Gulliford and Candace and Jeremy Hopkins, all of Hants Harbour; four sisters: Gertrude Bryant, Bertha Collins, Laura Ash and Mabel Critch; also a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, February 23rd, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Green`s Funeral Home. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Hants Harbour. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the T.C.P. Health Foundation.
GULLIFORD, Phyllis - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, May 1, 2002, Phyllis Gulliford of Clarenville, formerly of Musgravetown and Lumsden in her 80th year. Predeceased by her husband Lawrence. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Joan (Cliff Forward), Clarenville; brothers: Lloyd (Nina), St. John`s and Erwin (Juanita), Lumsden; sister-in-law, Hilda Vivian, Heart`s Delight; brother-in-law, Eric Gulliford (Rita), Clarenville; grandchildren: Kevin, Toronto, Susan, Clarenville and Steven (Anita), Calgary; great-granddaughter Krista, Clarenville and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, and 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2002 from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Cemetery, Musgravetown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Fund or Charity of ones choice.
GULLIFORD, Pierce E. - Passed peacefully away at home in Buchans surrounded by his loving family on May 18, 2002, aged 72. Formerly of Hant`s Harbour, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Clare Gulliford; brother Willis; stepmother Gertrude Gulliford; infant son David; mother-in-law Lucinda Woodland; and father-in-law Albert Woodland. Beloved husband of 48 years to Bernice (Woodland); and loving father to Diane (Tom West), Buchans, Boyd (Patsy), Marathon, Ontario, Bruce (Liz), Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Reg (Lori), Chamberlains and Terri-Lynn (Mark Ricketts), Grand Falls-Windsor; special grandchildren, Trixie, Dean, Angie, Barry, Nikki, Geoffrey, Sheldon, Courtney, Danika, Andrew, Ryan; and special great-grandson Matthew. Leaving to mourn, sisters, Dorothy (Graham Strickland), Buchans, Charlotte Piercey, Port Union; and brother Robert, Broad Cove. Sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise Gulliford, Alice (Weldon Pollett), Shirley (Brymer Purchase), Frazer Woodland (Glenys), Albert Woodland (Kay), Donna (Mike Taylor), David Woodland (Gloria). Resting at Salvation Army Citadel, Buchans. Funeral to be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 2 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2002
Updated January 6, 2003, by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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