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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
from The Telegram for 2002

(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 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 CONTACT button at the bottom of every page.


RALPH, Marguerite V. (nee Foley) - December 31, 1936 -February 6, 2002. Accompanied by her husband Ambrose, Marguerite is coming home to rest. A Mass in celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, Whitbourne. Interment to follow at RC Cemetery. Cremation has taken place.
...What the heart give away is never gone.
It is kept in the hearts of others forever...
June 29, 2002


REID, Aubrey Robert - (Retired Superintendent with CNT). Our dearest father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Friday, November 1, 2002, aged 85 years, originally from Chapel Arm, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by his wife Lilias. Leaving to mourn with forever lasting memories, five daughters: Joyce (Lewis), Vivian (Harvey), Dorothy (Robert), Elizabeth (Earle) and Jacqueline (Leon); six sons: Harvey (Betty), Winston (Maude), Terry (Ida), Alton (Marie), Robert (Carol) and Charles (Darlene); twenty-seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren whom he cherished so much. Also leaving to mourn sister Mary Warren (nee Reid); sisters-in-law: Agnes Smith, Dorothy Rowe (Maxwell), Nina Andrews (Reginald) and Marion Warren; brothers-in-law: Norman Warren (Barbara), Wilson Warren (Margaret) and Charles Warren (Marjorie); other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2- 4 and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral service from St. Mary the Virgin Church on Monday, November 4, 2002 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

"Dad, you had a nature we could not
help loving, and a heart purer than gold;
to those who knew you and loved you,
your memory will never grow old."
November 02, 2002


REID, Bessie Alice - Passed peacefully away at Charles Lemoyne Hospital, Greenfield Park, Quebec on Sunday, April 07, 2002, Bessie Alice Reid of St. Hubert, Quebec, formerly of South River, aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Frederick Reid, February 1998. Leaving to mourn son Calvin (Jean) of Ottawa; daughters: Vera Soper (Eric) of Hant`s Harbour, Doris Smith (James) of Brossard, Quebec, Barbara Soper (Harold) of St. John`s, Joyce Reid (Roger) of Greenfield Park, Quebec; sisters: Phyllis Trimm of New Chelsea, Loretta Hand (Ernie) of New Chelsea, Minnie Critch of Hant`s Harbour; sister-in-law Doris Trimm of New Chelsea; fifteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Clarke`s Beach. Visitation Thursday 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Friday, April 12, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from Pentecostal Church, Clarke`s Beach. Interment in the Pentecostal Cemetery, Clarke`s Beach. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Society.
April 11, 2002


REID, Bessie G. (nee Moore) - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Hospital on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, Bessie Reid of Dildo, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband, Frederick in 1991. Leaving to mourn; four sons and four daughters, Vern (Melba), Fred (Mary), Ron (Bea), Darrell (Brenda), Marjorie Gosse (Raymond), Phyllis Moore (Irving), Jean Pinsent (Wayne), Betty MacIsaac (Larry); fifteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, brother John Moore, sister Elsie Mills, a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Trinity Bay South Corps on Saturday June 1 at 2 pm. Interment to follow at the Salvation Cemetery, Dildo. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
June 01, 2002


REID, Reuben Gordon - February 19, 1911 - July 15, 2002. Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, July 15, 2002, Reuben Reid of Dildo, age 91 years. Predeceased by his loving wife Susie (1997). Leaving to mourn five sons and three daughters: Andrew (Hazel), Donald (Dulcie), Jim (Patricia), Daisy Smith (Winston), Gower (Ada), Gladys Jackson (Ellis), Inez Newell (Fred, deceased), Larry (Ruby); twenty-five grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one brother Wilmore (Chatfield); one brother-in-law Harry Newhook (Hazel); two sisters-in-law: Jessie Gosse, Jean Reid; a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo from 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 until time of funeral. The funeral service was held from the Salvation Army Citadel TBS Corps on Thursday, July 18 at 3:00 p.m. Interment followed in the Salvation Army Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army TBS Corps Building Fund or to All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo.
Calm and peacefully he is sleeping,
Sweetest rest that follows pain,
We who love him sadly miss him,
But we trust in God to meet again.
July 20, 2002


REID, Robert James - Passed suddenly away on Sunday, March 31, 2002, Robert James Reid, Green`s Harbour, aged 73 years. Predeceased by his son Darryl, 1982. Left with fond and loving memories three sons: John (Gail), David and Wayne; one daughter Kathy Mercer (Don); nine grandchildren; three sisters: Lorraine Roche (Dick), Audrey Byrd (Lorne), Frances Phillips (Frank); one brother Bill; also other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held from the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2002. Inurnment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
April 02, 2002


REID, Winnifred Gladys (Winnie) - October 26, 1911-November 29, 2002. Passed peacefully away in the presence of family and friends at the Glenbrook Lodge, St. John`s on Friday, November 29, 2002, Winnie G. Reid, formerly of Heart`s Delight, aged 91 years. Left to mourn, one sister Mildred Rowe at the Trinity Conception Manor, Winterton; sister-in-law, Greta Reid, Heart`s Delight; special friends, Brigadier Nina Bishop and Mildred Renouf; a number of nieces, nephews, many cousins and friends (especially those at the Glenbrook Lodge). Resting at the S.U.F. Lodge, Heart`s Delight from 7 p.m. Saturday, November 30 until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Delight on Monday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow St. Matthew`s Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge or St. Matthew`s Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
December 01, 2002


ROCKWOOD, Arthur - Of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness in Montreal, Quebec on Sunday, August 18, 2002, at age 55, Arthur Rockwood. Predeceased by his mother Audrey, father Walter and brother Derek. Leaving to mourn wife Ruth; two daughters: Tracy (Jeff Fry) of St. Phillips, Susan (Serge Gallant) of Montreal; son David (Jodi Button) of Ottawa; brother Dennis (Nellie); sisters: Cindy (Les), Darlene (Bob) and Beverly; nieces and nephews and two granddaughters: Caroline Fry and Emily Gallant; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service to take place from St. Thomas Anglican Church on Friday, August 23, 2002 at 11 a.m. followed by interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Heart`s Content at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Montreal Neurological Institute (donation cards will be made available at the church and at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue), or to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
August 21, 2002


ROCKWOOD, Audrey Leila (nee Drover) - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, May 26, 2002, Audrey Rockwood of Heart`s Content, aged 81 years. Predeceased by husband Walter and son Derek. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two sons: Arthur (Ruth), Mount Pearl and Dennis (Nellie), Heart`s Content; three daughters: Beverley King, St. John`s, Darlene Rockwood (Robert), Heart`s Content, Cindy Reid (Leslie), Torbay; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother John Drover (Annie), Whitbourne; two sisters-in-law: Kathleen Bennett (William), Heart`s Delight and Jane Rockwood, Port Coquitlam, B.C.; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At Mrs. Rockwood`s request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 2 p.m. from her son`s home in Heart`s Content. Inurnment to follow in the family plot at St. Mary`s Anglican Cemetery, Heart`s Content. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Lavrock Summer Camp for Children. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
May 28, 2002


RODGERS, Robert - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, June 4, 2002, Robert (Bob) Rodgers of Heart`s Content, age 88 years. Predeceased by wife Annie in 1981. Leaving to mourn two sons: Frank (Joyce), Saint John, NB and Barry, Edmonton, AB; special friend Ida Rendall, Heart`s Content; step-brother Jim (Louise), Brampton, ON; step-sister Velma, Heart`s Content; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday visitation will take place at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Content from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with interment in St. Mary`s Anglican Cemetery, Heart`s Content. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
June 06, 2002


ROSE, Elizabeth S. - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John`s on Wednesday, September 25, 2002, Elizabeth S. Rose of St. John`s, age 77 years. Predeceased by parents, Eli and Julia Snelgrove. Leaving to mourn husband John G.; two sons: Rev. Allister Keith, Brockville, ON and Donald Glenn, Toronto, ON; two grandchildren: Andrew and Allison; two sisters: Daisy Fradsham, Masonic Park, Mount Pearl and Blanche (Cyril) Button, Scarborough, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR with visitation hours by request of the family on Thursday, September 26 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 p.m. from Grace United Church, Grates Cove. Inurnment to follow in the Grace United Cemetery, Grate`s Cove. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Grace United Church, Grates Cove or VOWR Radio Station, St. John`s. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
September 26, 2002


ROWE, Walter Claycom - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on April 27, 2002, Walter Claycom Rowe of Heart`s Content, aged 76 years. Predeceased by his parents, Orestus and Louisa; brothers, Peter, Alfred and Hobart Rowe and Stan Tavenor; sisters, Pearl Spraklin and Mary Hopkins. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Ellen (Nellie) of 57 years; four daughters, Eileen Webber (William), Lucille Harnum (Murdock), Barbara Driscoll (Calvin), Sylvia Humby (Darren) and one son David (Tracey); four grandchildren, Paul Webber (Karla), Suzanne Whalen (Craig), Sheldon Harnum (Renee) and Melissa Harnum; two darling great-grandchildren Katie and Brady Whalen; and a number of nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Mary`s Anglican Church after 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 until 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. Interment at St. Mary`s Anglican Cemetery, Heart`s Content. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or to the St. Mary`s Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements by Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
April 28, 2002


RUMBOLT, Norman - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital on Friday, February 15, 2002, Norman Rumbolt of Broad Cove (Dildo), age 70 years. Predeceased by parents, John and Abigail; son, Lindsay; brothers, George, Ernest, Nath, Clarence, Leander; sisters, Mary, Maude, Hilda, Helen; daughter-in-law Zona. Left to mourn, wife Geraldine (Simmonds); children, Irving (Bonnie), Lillian (Carl), Daisy (Berk), Otto (Sue), Sheila, Warren (Dina), Abigail (Corey); grandchildren, Nick, Tyrone, Beverley, Brenda, Vernon, Travis, Lindsey, Amy, Jacob, Tiffany, Tyler, Jessica, Jade, Melissa, Meghan; step-grandchildren, Mark, Amy, Christopher, Shannon, Roshada, Stephen, T.J.; sister Lelah Phinney, U.S.A.; brother Eric Rumbolt, Nova Scotia; a large number of nephews, nieces and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The Funeral Service will be held from All Saints` Anglican Church, Dildo on Monday, February 18 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow, All Saints` Cemetery, Dildo. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted.
February 17, 2002


RUSSELL, Ann - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, March 11, 2002, Ann D. Russell (Stewart) of Clarenville, aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Felix, 1996 and brother William, 1971. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons Clyde (Florence), Clarence (Ann) and Frazer (Sherry), all of Clarenville; grandchildren Jason (Laura), Katrina (Carl), Jill (Paul), Leslie, Dustin (Charlene), Erin and Julia; great-grandson Felix; brothers-in-law Max Russell (Doll) and Dorman Butt; sisters-in-law Trixie Russell and Elsie Russell; special friends Avis and Effie and a circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2002 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Winterbrook. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary`s Anglican Church Pew Restoration Fund.
March 13, 2002


RYAN, Ernest John - Age 59 years. Passed suddenly away on July 13, 2002 in Dawson Creek, BC, Ernest Ryan, formerly of Whitbourne, NF. Predeceased by his wife Patricia, 1998 and his father Abram (Abe) Ryan, 1973. Leaving to mourn his loving mother, Mary Ryan, Mount Pearl; sons: Lee (Yvonne), Fort Nelson, BC, Darrin, Vernon, BC; daughter Connie (Jim Lockyer), Whitbourne; grandchildren: Robyn, Karly, Nikita, Tanner, Danica, Chayla and Kendra; brother Frank (Eunice), St. John`s; sister Lena (Derrick Blundon), Mount Pearl; parents-in-law: Reg and Florence Didham, Whitbourne; brothers-in-law Don Didham, Edmonton, AB, Alphonsus Didham (Betty), Whitbourne; as well as a number of nieces and nephews, plus a large circle of family and friends here in Newfoundland, Scotland and Dawson Creek where he resided for the past 9 years. Cremation has taken place. Visitation on Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. A memorial service will be held from St. Alphonsus Church, Whitbourne on Saturday, July 20, 2002 at 2:00 p.m.
July 18, 2002


SAMSON, Albert - of Port Union, age 60 years, passed peacefully away after a lengthy battle with cancer at The Bonavista Hospital, July 24, 2002. Leaving to mourn wife Joyce, mother Ethel, sisters Christine Russell (Donald); Donna (Tom King); Elaine; brother Neville (Edith); nephews Brian Russell (Trina), Neil Russell (Kristy), Jason Berefelo (Zillah); nieces Angela Marfleet (Bob), Alyson Samson; aunts Sally Manuel, Roberta Pomeroy and Blanche Manuel plus numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home, Catalina. Burial service at St. Peter`s Church, Catalina, Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment Anglican Cemetery, Catalina. No flowers by request.
July 26, 2002


SAUNDERS, Hugh - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard a. Miller Centre (DVA) on Tuesday, May 28, 2002, Hugh Arthur Alexander Saunders, aged 78 years. Member of the 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regiment. Predeceased by his sisters: Effie Osmond and Elsie Tizzard, Mabel Jacobs; grandson Paul and daughter-in-law Jean. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Phoebe; sons: Chesley (Heather), Kelvin, Fraser (Rita), Randy (Catherine); daughters: Sandra Drew (Joe), Sharon Skinner, Donna LaFosse (fiance Derek), Roxanne Lawlor (Ken); brothers: Sid (Myrtle), Ontario, Ray, Little Catalina, Ron (Minnie), Springdale; sisters: Bonnie Dicks (Roy), Springdale, Wavey Huntsinger (Don), U.S.A.; fourteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 10 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow in the Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
May 29, 2002


SEWARD, Cyril - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, March 3, 2002, Cyril Seward of Gooseberry Cove, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sisters: Margaret Meaney of Mount Pearl and Mary Smith of Gooseberry Cove; a large number of nephews, nieces, family and friends. Rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 from the Roman Catholic Church, Gooseberry Cove with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gooseberry Cove. In his memory donations may be made to Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital.
March 09, 2002


SHARKEY, Susan Maude (nee Mills) - of Scarborough, Ontario, born May 13th, 1914 in Shoal Harbour, Nfld. Peacefully, on Sunday, January 27, 2002. Beloved wife of the late John Sharkey and the late Lloyd Ernest Roberts of Random Island. Loving mother of Bill Roberts (Chris), Elizabeth Hutchings (Alex), Olwen Therrien (Ross), Peigi Brown and Terry Roberts. Loving stepmother to Al Sharkey (Dorothy), Brian Sharkey (Joyce) and Dave Sharkey (Cindy). Loving sister of Ralph Mills (Blanche- deceased) of St. John`s, Nancy Adams (Ray) of Willowdale & Fern Asbridge (Archie) of North York. Predeceased by sisters Marjorie Parsons (Max) of St. John`s & Iris Mills of Toronto and brothers Hedley Mills (Marion) of Corner Brook & Austin Mills (Ruth) of Gander. Nanny will be sadly missed by Susan, Ross, Arawn, Beth, Will, Zoe, Jennifer, John, Michael, Janean, Christine and Laura and great-grandchildren Deryn, Gwyneth and Ashton. Memorial service Wednesday, January 30th, 11:00 a.m. at Paul O`Connor Funeral Home Ltd., 1939 Lawrence Ave. E., Scarborough.
January 29, 2002


SHEPPARD, ALBERT JOHN (JACK) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, on Wednesday, January 30, 2002, John (Jack) Sheppard of Catalina, age 80 years. Predeceased by his sister Eliza. Left to mourn are his devoted wife of 56 years, Janet, and his four sons: John Jr. (Patricia), Labrador City; Stewart (Celia), Portugal Cove; Wade (Irene), Clarenville; Paul (Netta), St. John`s, and six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends and relatives. Funeral services were held at St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Catalina on February 2, 2002. In his memory, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
February 02, 2002


SINYARD, Clement - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Seniors` Home, Clarke`s Beach on Saturday, August 10, 2002, Clement Sinyard of Heart`s Content, age 84 years. Veteran of WWII Royal Navy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Edna; one daughter Shirley Clarke, Paradise; two sons, Roy (Doreen), and Fred (Jeanette), both of Heart`s Content; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours, Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday visitation will take place at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Content from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in St. Mary`s Cemetery, Heart`s Content. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary`s Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Heart`s Content.
August 12, 2002


SOPER, Daisy - Passed peacefully away at the Capt. William Jackman Hospital, Labrador City, on Thursday, June 6, 2002, Daisy (Elliott) Soper, aged 86 years, of Grand Falls-Windsor. Predeceased by husband Gus Soper, infant son Colin and grandson Yuri. Leaving to mourn with loving memories son Lloyd (Gladys), Labrador City, Florence (Norman), Clarenville, Mary (Pat), Labrador City, Augustine (Clyde), Grand Falls-Windsor. Her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Gladys, other relatives and friends. Resting at Central Funeral Home, 45 Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-9 p.m. on Sunday and 10-12 p.m. on Monday. Funeral to take place on Monday, June 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Central Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
June 08, 2002


SMITH, George W. - Passed away at his residence on Thursday, August 15, 2002, George W. Smith of Norman`s Cove, age 80 years. Predeceased by his wife Emma, October, 1996. Leaving to mourn sons, Elwood (Minnie), New Harbour, Onswald (Pauline), Ontario, Thomas (Marie), Ontario, Albert (Janet), Alberta; daughters, Winnie Mercer (Dereck), Ontario, Gail Ross (Don), Ontario, Wanda Smith (Clyde), Long Cove, Jeanette Power (Jamie), Ontario; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Also remembered by sisters, Sarah Jane Newhook (Gordon), Norman`s Cove, Louise Pretty, St. John`s; brother, Ernest Smith (Shirley), Cannings Cove; sisters-in-law, Janet Smith, Norman`s Cove, Agnes Smith, St. John`s. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, and family and friends. Resting at the Pentecostal Church, Norman`s Cove. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 19, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Long Cove. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
August 18, 2002


SMITH, Jacob Piercey - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, July 19, 2002, Jacob Piercey Smith, aged 81 years, formerly of New Perlican, Trinity Bay. WWII Veteran, Forestry Unit, member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36, Mount Pearl and longtime caretaker at Park Avenue Elementary School, Mount Pearl. Predeceased by sister Amelia Rockwood of Hearts Content and parents Jacob and Mahala Smith of New Perlican. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Annie (Regular); two sons Gordon (Judy), St. John`s, Edmund, St. John`s; two daughters Gloria (Gordon Ryan), St. John`s, Jackie (Terry Rockwood), Fort McMurray; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; special granddaughter Sherry Smith; brother-in-law Arch Regular, Labrador City; as well as other relatives and friends. Special thanks to his family doctor, Dr. Misik and the VON. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and from 10 a.m. - noon on Monday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow in the Field of Honour, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
July 20, 2002


SMITH, Raymond - February 22, 1951-August 8, 2002. Passed away suddenly at his son`s residence in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Predeceased by his parents, Harvey and Ella Smith of Blaketown. Leaving to mourn, wife Bessie; two sons, Keith (Tonya), Raymond; one daughter Raylene; brothers, Ken (Paula), Max (Marie), Harvey (Cora); sisters, Rose (Wendell), Mildred (Sam), Florence (Ed), Annie (Gordon); also a large number of nieces and nephews and friends in Whitbourne, Blaketown and Englee. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 12 at 2 p.m. from St. Barnabus Anglican Church, Blaketown. Donations in his name may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
August 11, 2002


SMITH, Roland - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, August 16, 2002, Roland C. Smith of Hodges Cove, aged 89 years. Predeceased by his children Karen, Barbara and Roland Walter. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Gwendolyn of 58 years; sons Christopher (Kay), Hodges Cove; Ron (Marilyn), Shoal Harbour; Silas (Elaine), Kitchener, ON and Walter (Nellie), Paradise; sisters Laura Stringer, Caplin Cove and Flora (Hedley Beaton), Grand Falls-Windsor; brothers Stephen (Marjorie), Sunshine Manor, Clarenville and Harold (Katie), Hodge`s Cove; eight grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; niece Ivy West (Phillip), Curling and Winnie Cooper (Ray), Queen`s Cove and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Anglican Church, Hodges Cove. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 19, 2002 from the Anglican Church, Hodges Cove with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Hodges Cove.
August 17, 2002


SMITH, Violet Ruth (Higdon) - February 11, 1903 - September 11, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, September 11, 2002, Violet Smith of Dildo, age 99 years and 7 months. Predeceased by husband Andrew; sons: Gerald, Larry and Vernon and daughters: Florence and Dulcie. Leaving to mourn Orlando (Emily), Albert, Rea (Bob) Hellier, Alma Varvel, Beatrice Smith, Hilda (Jim) Barrett; thirty-two grandchildren; fifty-one great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo from 8:00 p.m. Thursday until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, TBS Corps on Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Interfaith Citizens Home, Carbonear.
September 13, 2002


SMITH, W. Hayward - Passed quietly away at home with his family, W. Hayward Smith of Aspen Brook, Random Island, aged 87 years. Loved and missed by his wife Cecilia; daughters Barbara, Carol (Jan), and Glenda (Brian); grandchildren Paul, Brad, Alison (Dave), Meghan, Christopher, Andrew, Nicholas and Amanda; great-granddaughter Samantha; brothers Lawrence (Sue), George (Jean); sister-in-law June; nephews and nieces Reg (Winnie), Lindy (Louise), Dawne, Keith, Peter and Annette; special aunts May and Alice; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation at Vardy`s Funeral Home, Hickman`s Harbour, Saturday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral to be held at Central United Church, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Aspen Brook. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Central United Church, Random Island, or the Aspen Brook Cemetery Fund.
November 09, 2002


STEWART, Capt. Charles William - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. Johns, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, Capt. Charles William Stewart of Grand Bank, age 76 years. He leaves to Mourn: his wife Lillian, Grand Bank; three daughters: Anne, Mrs. Jim Tessier, Grand Bank, Sheila, Mrs. George Tucker, Clarenville, Michelle, Mrs. Sean Beresford, Grand Falls; six sons: Samuel, Grand Bank, David, wife Elizabeth, Fortune, Robert, Grand Bank, Charles, wife Patricia, Burin, Paul, Toronto, Ont. and John, Toronto, Ont.; Ten grandchildren and a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Viewing hours will be on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Alban`s Anglican Church, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at St. Alban`s Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Grand Bank.
October 25, 2002


SQUIRES (RODGERS), Helen Grace - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, Helen Grace Squires (Rodgers) of Carbonear, formerly of Old Perlican, age 91 years. Predeceased by first husband Maxwell Rodgers and son David. Leaving to mourn husband Abram J.; one daughter Sophie (Clarence) Sweetland, Riverview, NB; two sons: Lindo, St. John`s and Paul (Catherine) Carbonear; daughter-in-law Patricia Rodgers, Carbonear; seven grandchildren: Nancy, Greg, Ken, David, Denise, Christopher and PJ; two great-grandchildren: Michael and Joel; one step-daughter Daphne; five step-sons: Don, Lorne, Wesley, Hickman and Max; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Thursday, April 4. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment in the Park Avenue United Cemetery, Carbonear South. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, c/o TCP Health Foundation. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
April 03, 2002


SQUIRES, Wesley Wes - Passed peacefully away after a short, courageous battle with cancer at Alliston, Ont. (formerly of Old Perlican) on Sunday, August 4, 2002, age 64 years. Predeceased by his mother, Lucy, 1980 and stepmother Grace, 2002. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Donna; son Jamie and two precious grandchildren Sean and Jennifer. Also, father Abram J. Squires Jr.; four brothers: Max (Rosemarie), Kingston Ont.; Lorne (Doreen), Mt. Pearl; Don (Shirley), Clinton, Ont; Hickman (Gloria) Taylor, B.C.; one sister Daphne Benson (Bill), St. John`s; two stepbrothers Paul Rodgers (Kay), Carbonear; Linda Rodgers (Carol) Mt. Pearl; one stepsister (Sophie Sweetland (Clarence), Moncton. Numerous nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment at Alliston Memorial Gardens. Donations in Wesley`s memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society.
Forever Remembered, Forever Loved
August 10, 2002


STANLEY, Stanslou - Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, Stanslou Stanley on April 6, 2002 of Clarenville in his 86th year. Predecased by his wife Maggie; daughter Lorraine; brothers Gordon and Lawrence. Left with fond and loving memories, his daughter Cavelle (Eric) of Clarenville; brother Edison of Clarenville; special cousin Annette Vardy of Clarenville; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; 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 Tuesday at the United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville. In his memory, flowers accepted or memorial fund to the charity of one`s choice.
April 08, 2002


STRINGER, Ivy Doris - Passed away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital. Ivy Doris Stringer of Clarenville, age 67. Predeceased by parents John and Agnes Jane Stringer; sister Blanche. Leaving to mourn loving son Marven, who was the highlight of her life; sister Virtue (Norman) Drodge; brothers: Eli (Marie), Aubrey (Frances) Stringer; large number of nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and her devoted caregivers. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 15th, 2:00 p.m. at Clarenville United Church.
August 14, 2002


SWEETLAND, Harold - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, Harold Sweetland, aged 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Sue, 1994 and his brother Cyril 1997. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two sons: Alex (Eileen), Clarenville and Fred (Shirley), Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Sheri-Lynne, Lori, Paul and Mark; brother Charles (Helen), Stephenville; sister-in-law Frances at Bonavista; Eric Durdle, a very close friend of the family and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home in Bonavista. Funeral service from Christ Church in Bonavista at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2002. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinsons Foundation.
March 07, 2002


TAYLOR, Nora - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, November 30, 2002, Nora Taylor of South River, aged 72 years. Having left on the journey ahead of her was her husband Allan (1980); brother Albert George; and sister Madeline Legge. Left behind to cherish her precious memory are three daughters, Linda, Clarenville, Helen Greenland (John), St. John`s and Diane, Clarenville; three granddaughters, Kelli Petten (Cory), Kelligrews, Allison Taylor (fiance Dale), Clarenville, Courtney Greenland, St. John`s; two great-grandchildren, Kendra Taylor and Jordon Petten; her brother Bob George (Vivian), Whiteway, T.B.; many special nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Clarke`s Beach with visitation Sunday and Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service on Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church and Cemetery, South River. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Special thanks to the staff at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
December 02, 2002


THORNE, Marjorie (nee James) - Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer on August 7, 2002 at Carbonear General Hospital, in the presence of her loving family, Marjorie Thorne, age 63 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband William; three daughters: Judy (Neil), Donna (Tim) and Elaine (Silas); also lovingly remembered by seven grandchildren: Adam, April, Robyn, Angie, Phillip, Jessica and Hilary; mother Julia; sisters: Gloria (Kenneth), Phyllis (Sidney), Jean (Melvin); two brothers: William (Minnie) and Clayton (Katie) and numerous other close family and friends. Resting at the Good Shepherd Church, Norman`s Cove from where the funeral will be held on August 9th at 2:00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations gratefully accepted in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
August 09, 2002


TRIMM, Arthur - Passed peacefully away at his home in New Chelsea on Wednesday, March 20, 2002, Mr. Arthur Trimm, age 85 years. W.W.II Veteran Second Army Defence Corp. BAOR #13039853. Predeceased by sister Myrtle Hoyles and brother Warren Trimm. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife of sixty years, Helena; two daughters: Elaine Soper (Cecil), Hant`s Hr., Helen Gordon (Max), London, England; one son Baden (Marie), Hant`s Hr.; three granddaughters; one grandson; six brothers: Howard (Robie), Lester (Jackie), Lindo (Vickie), Cyril (Sandy), Lewis (Marion), Whitney (Elsie); four sisters: Pearl Parsons, Mildred Mossmen (Ward), Virnea Ellis (Harold), Myra Somerton (Douglas); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Wesley United Church, New Chelsea, from where the Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Wesley United Cemetery, New Chelsea. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
March 21, 2002


TUCK, Edna (nee Maidment) - Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on July 3, 2002, Edna Tuck, formerly of Hant`s Harbour, Trinity Bay, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband Allan in December 1970; parents Samuel and Clara Maidment and sister Sarah. Left with fond and loving memories, three daughters: Lorene, Dorothy (Basil Tracey) and Sylvia; four sons: Lorne (Sandra), Ray (Jean), Keith, David (Denise); grandchildren: Craig (Michelle), Brian (Elaine), Peter (Tammy), Chad (Abby), Tina (Jamie Baker), Michael, Jonathan, Jeremy, Erika and Samantha; three precious great-grandchildren: Ryan, Noah and Gina; four sisters: Phyllis Andrews, Winterton, Susie Green, Heart`s Desire, Laura Bradbury (Jack), Scarborough, Ontario and Joyce Hill of St. John`s. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue on Thursday, from 2-9 p.m. Friday visitation will take place at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton from 10-12 p.m., 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Saturday 10-12 p.m. Funeral service at 2 p.m. from the United Church, Hant`s Harbour. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Hant`s Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
July 04, 2002

 

 

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