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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
from The Telegram for 2003

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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 2003 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.


LAITE, Louis - 15 September 1910 - 4 March 2003. Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, March 4th, 2003, Louis Laite, age 92 years, formerly of Trinity, T.B. Predeceased by Theodosia, his wife of 70 years. Leaving to mourn son Jim (Lorraine); grandsons: Roger (Elaine), Raymond (Beverley); granddaughter Bev; great-granddaughters: Brittney and Alicia; sister Effie Brown, N.B.; sisters-in-law: Mary Laite, St. John`s and Annabelle Kelly, Clarkes Beach; also many nieces and nephews. Resting at St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity, T.B. from 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. 6 March 2003; 10 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 7 March 2003; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon 8 March 2003. Funeral 2:00 p.m. March 8, 2003 from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity, T.B. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Region of the Canadian Diabetic Association, 217-354 Water Street. St. John`s, NL, A1C 1C4.
March 06, 2003


LAMBERT, John - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Saturday, February 1, 2003, John Lambert of Grates Cove, age 80 years. Predeceased by parents: William and Amelia; brothers: Thomas, Lloyd and Wallace; sister: Phyllis. Leaving to mourn: wife Phyllis; one daughter: Linda (Fred) Hicks, Paradise; two sons: Paul (Yvonne) Lambert, Carbonear and Lloyd (Maxine) Smith, Aurora, ON; seven grandchildren: Peter, Nancy, Nicole, Justine, Jilliane, Lynee and Shane; six sisters: Minnie (Ben) Winsor and Myrtle Tippett both of St. John`s, Marcella Meadus, Carbonear, Harriett Hauger, Linton, Indiana, USA, Joyce (Clarence) Noseworthy, Manuels and Carrie (Ralph) Kelland, Mount Pearl; sister-in-law: Annie Lambert, Carbonear and Isabel Rowsell, Seal Cove; brother-in-law Dougald (Olive) Meadus, Rickmond Hill, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Luke`s Anglican Church, Grates Cove and from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, February 3 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in St. Luke`s Anglican Cemetery, Grates Cove. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke`s Anglican Church, Grates Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Noel`s Funeral Home, Carbonear.
February 03, 2003


LARNER, Kevin Joseph - Passed peacefully away at his home in Whitbourne, on Friday, March 14, 2003, Kevin Joseph Larner, age 74 years. Predeceased by his first wife Mary (Mim) nee Brien) in 1997; his parents Alma and William Larner; brother Arthur and sister Alice. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Betty (nee Lannon); children Cathy Barrett (Rudy), Arthur Larner (Louise), Andy Larner (Marilyn), Mary Larner-Pardy (Craig), and Bill Larner; 12 grandchildren: Ken, Michelle and Robert Barrett, Kaitlynn, Nicole and Kevin Larner; Mitchel and Amanda Larner; Jonathan, MyKala, Mary Catherine and Noah Pardy. Also leaving to mourn sisters Aileen McClure, Florida; Wilhelmina Shearer, California. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. Sunday 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held on Monday, March 17, 2003, at 11:30 a.m. from St. Alphonsus Church, Whitbourne. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association.
March 15, 2003


LEGGE, Hayward M. - August 13, 1943 - September 16, 2003. Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family, at the Health Sciences Centre, on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, Hayward Legge of Whiteway, aged 60 years. Predeceased by father Hayward, 1980. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 40 years, Neta; five children: Stephen (Alberta), Rodney (Joanne), Kathy (Kevin), Brian (Pam) and Nancy; daughter-in-law Darlene; four grandsons: Shane, Jeremy, Dylan and Jordan; two granddaughters: Alexis and Keshia; his loving mother, Elsie; seven sisters: Ada Butt (Gerald), Phyllis Penney (Ray), Patricia Butt (Howard), Shirley Chislett (Willoughby), Marion Chislett (Sam); Alma Higdon (Don), Rhoda Piercey (Ches); one brother Ron (Myrtle); two sisters-in-law: Clara George (James), Elizabeth Reid (John); five brothers-in-law: Charles Williams (Mary), Lawrence Williams (Stella), Pleamon Williams (Linda), Wilson Williams, Ches (Elsie); also lovingly remembered by a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at St. Andrew`s United Church, Whiteway from 8:00 p.m. Wednesday until time of funeral which will be held on Friday, September 19, 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Andrew`s United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, as expressions of sympathy, donations in Hayward`s memory may be made to The Hayward Legge Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
September 18, 2003


LESSNER, Alexander (Al) - Passed away suddenly at Carbonear Hospital on Saturday, April 26, 2003, Alexander (Al) Lessner of Winterton, aged 66 years. Member of the Masonic Lodge, Heart`s Content, S.U.F. of Winterton and Trinity United Church Choir, Winerton. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Helen, one son Tommy and daughter-in-law Carol-Ann, Bay Roberts. One granddaughter Natasha in Alberta, Mother Mrs. Nellie John in New Jersey. Two sisters Catherine Sergent (Lester), New Jersey and Mary Ann O`Donnel (Frank), Florida. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from Trinity United Church and Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity United Church Memorial Fund.
April 28, 2003


LEWIS, Anastasia (Nee English) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dearest mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, December 3, 2003, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband, Fred, Jan. 1999. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Shirley (Hector), Marjorie (Kevin) and Eleanor (David) with whom she resided; three sons: Reginald (Helen), Roland (Marilyn) and Paul (Loretta); also leaving behind her long time friend, Gertie Snelgrove; fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Resting at Grace United Church, Grates Cove. Funeral, Saturday, December 6, 2:30 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made payable to Grace United Church, Grates Cove.
December 05, 2003


LILEK, Media Jane (nee) Sutton - of Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Labrador, who passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at the Health Labrador Centre on Saturday, August 2, 2003 in her 73rd year. Predeceased by her parents Ernest and Sarah Sutton (nee) Sooley, brothers Harold, James and Nathaniel. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband Herbert; children, David (Kay) Percy of Smithers, B.C., Glenda (Martin) Schwalbe, Goose Bay, Sharon (Dexter) Allen, Goose Bay; grandchildren Deborah, Dave Jr., Tony, Sascha Corina, David and Arminda; great-grandchildren Joshua, Kassandra and Madelyn; sisters, Melena Baldwin, Victoria, Newfoundland, Mary (Don) Thorne, New Brunswick, Marion (Dan) Horecka, St. John`s; brother Melvin (Mary) Sutton, Perlican, Trinity Bay, Nfld; sister-in-law Elizabeth Mooser, Austria; nephew Martin and niece Monica Mooser, Austria; special friends Pearl and Herbert Churley and a large circle of relatives and friends. resting at Fillatre`s Funeral Home Sunday, August 3 and Monday, August 4, 2003 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held at the United Church, Goose Bay at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2003 followed by interment at the United Church Cemetery, Goose Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Liver Foundation.
August 03, 2003


LOCKE, Joanna - January 15, 2003, aged 80 years. Predeceased by husband Gordon, October 2002 and son Ervin, November 2000. Left one daughter Donna (Joseph Pennell), Toronto; three sons: Alfred (Theresa), Labrador City, Wayne (Marie), Dunfield, Keith (Ruby), Moncton, NB; daughter-in-law, Barb, Port Rexton; sister, Maxine King; brother Gordon King; two sisters-in-law: Florence Dewling and Evelyn Marsh; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild; relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral service from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18th. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity.
January 20, 2003


LOCKE, Phyllis (nee Martin) - Passed away on April 24, 2003 at the Hoyles Home, Phyllis Locke, age 88 years. Born at New Perlican, T.B. Resided in Gander for 46 years. Predeceased by husband William G. Locke; sisters: Ruby Baldwin and Frances Martin. Leaving to mourn one brother, Harvey Martin and wife Freda; brother-in-law Frank Baldwin; nephews: Harvey (Lorraine), William (Judy), Randy (Patsy); nieces: Christine (Brock) and Frances. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, April 28, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Martin`s Church, Gander. Private interment to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
April 25, 2003


LUSH (nee Andrews), Elsie M. - Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital on May 26, 2003, Elsie M. Lush (nee Andrews) of Gander, formally of Winterton. Predeceased by husband Geddes Lush. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughters Joan (Max Haggett) of Riverview NB, Beverley Lush of Appleton, NL, and Rhonda Neynens of Halifax, NS; grandchildren: Lisa, Derek, Sherisse, Shacara, Joel, Craig, and Shaun; great-grandchildren: Robert, Eric, and Dawson; brother: Fred Andrews of Toronto, ON and sister: Isobel Heveysege of California. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander from 10-12 noon on Wednesday, May 28, 2003. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 from Fraser Road United Church, Gander, with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Lush`s memory can be made to Fraser Road United or a charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
May 28, 2003


LYNCH, Andy - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre on Wednesday, June 11, 2003, surrounded by his loving family, Andy Lynch of Bellevue Beach, age 52 years. Predeceased by his father James; sister Philomena; brothers: Andrew and William. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Toni; daughters: Nicole (Cory Smith), Kayla; sons: Scott and Andrew; grandchildren: Claire and Brady; mother Catherine; brothers: Jim (Mary), Gerald, Brendan (Florence); sisters: Theresa (Ron Lahey), Josephine (Mike Brazil); sister-in-law Bridie and brother-in-law Dave; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Church, Bellevue. Funeral service from Sacred Heart Church on Friday, June 13, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Bellevue. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
June 12, 2003


MACKEY, Thomas E. - Passed away at the Health Sciences Complex after a lengthy illness, on Monday, February 24, 2003, Thomas Mackey of Melrose, Trinity Bay, age 66 years. Leaving to mourn; his loving wife, Rose; three sons Garry (Melinda) of Melrose; Junior (Sandra) of St. John`s; Don of St. John`s; his three grandchildren, Jordan, Kyle and Tyler; three sisters Esther, Mildred, Violet and two brothers Austin and Alphonsus. At his request, cremation has taken place. Funeral services on Thursday, February 27, 2003 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick`s & St. Joseph`s Church in Port Union. In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to make a donation in his memory, can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE
February 26, 2003


MARCH, Mary Louisa (Eddy) - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, May 20, 2003, age 98 years. Predeceased by husband Charles, sister Caroline Knapman and son-in-law Merritt Moores. She leaves to mourn with loving memories, two sons: Ray (Violet) and Harold (Sylvia) of Brownsdale; two daughters: Pearl Moores, Brownsdale and Joyce Goodwin (Lloyd), Arnold`s Cove; brother: Charles Eddy, Victoria; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and many close friends. Resting at Hopkin`s Funeral Home, Old Perlican, Wednesday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place Friday, May 23, at 11 a.m. from United Church, Brownsdale. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Brownsdale United Church or First United Church, Arnold`s Cove.
May 22, 2003


MARSH, Annie Priscilla - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, April 25, 2003, Annie P. (Prissie), Marsh of Clarenville, aged 76 years. Predeceased by her parents William and Miriam Martin and brother William Martin. Leaving to mourn her husband Philip of 56 years; daughters Donna (Chesley) Smith), Deep Bight, Doris (Tom Spurrell), Little Heart`s Ease, Trudy (Terry Martin), Little Heart`s Ease, Christine Marsh, Mississauga, Ont.; sons Alwyn (Dallas), Little Heart`s Ease, and Peter (Palma), Clarenville; sister Winnie (Geoff Heather), Wasaga Beach, Ont.; brothers George Martin (Loretta), Little Heart`s Ease, Samuel Martin (Laura), Little Heart`s Ease, Eric Martin (Jean), Little Heart`s Ease, and Roy Martin (Pauline), Alliston, Ont.; sister-in-law Addie Martin, Clarenville; grandchildren Tammy, Todd, Tim, Trevor, Trent, Lesley, Jeremy, Robyn, Preston, Patricia, Katherine, Robert, Adam, Katrina, Nathan, Thomas, David, Kayla; great-grandchildren Kristen, Chelsea, Julianna, Matthew, Jordan, Allison, Sarah and Brandon, and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2003 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Prissie was an active member of the Clarenville UCW, New Horizons Seniors Club, Clarenville Lions Club, Cormack Rebekah Lodge #130 and Blue Mist LOBA Lodge #138.
April 27, 2003


MARSH, Philip - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Friday, July 18, 2003, Philip Marsh of Clarenville, aged 81 years. Predeceased by his wife Prissie, parents Philip Sr., and May Marsh, three brothers and three sisters. Leaving to mourn daughters Donna (Chesley Smith), Deep Bight, Doris (Tom Spurrell), Little Heart`s Ease, Trudy (Terry Martin), Little Heart`s Ease, Christine Marsh, Mississauga, Ont.; sons Alwyn (Dallas), Little Heart`s Ease and Peter (Palma), Clarenville; grandchildren Tammy, Todd, Tim, Trevor, Trent, Lesley, Jeremy, Robyn, Preston, Patricia, Katherine, Robert, Adam, Katrina, Nathan, Thomas, David and Kayla; great-grandchildren Kristen, Chelsea, Julianna, Matthew, Jordan, Allison, Sarah, Brandon and Reese and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2003 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Clarenville. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Philip was active member of the Clarenville Lions, New Horizons Seniors Club, Independent Order of Oddfellows and Mount Joy LOL #140.
July 20, 2003


MCGUIRE, Kathleen - Passed suddenly away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Hospital on June 17th, 2003, Kathleen McGuire of Gander. Predeceased by brothers: Ambrose and Patrick; sisters: Mary, Anne and Shirley. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, Joe; sons: Joe (Penney) of Dartmouth, NS, John of Clarenville, NL, Mike (Debbie) of Lower Sackville, NS and Mark (Leanne) of St. John`s; daughters: Pat (Scott Healey) of Scurry, BC, Bob (Bill Lorenzen) of Charlottetown, PEI, Sue (Al Baird) of St. Albert, Alberta and Cindy (Todd Levy) of Amherst, NS; grandchildren: Justin Eric, Kayla, Josh, Jeremy, Ryan, Katie, Andrew, Matthew, Nathan, Jessica and Adam, Aiden and Alex; brother John O`Reilly of St. John`s, NL; sisters: Cecelia Nolan of Gander, NL and Ruth O`Reilly of Bishop`s Falls, NL; also a large number of relatives and friends. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 20, 2003 from St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Gander. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com to sign our online guest book.
June 19, 2003


MERCER, Joseph Drover - August 3, 1911 - October 9, 2003. Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, at home in Blaketown, Joseph Mercer, age 92 years. Predeceased by wife Isabelle; two sons: Eric and Aiden; son-in-law William Baldwin. Leaving to mourn daughters: Dorothy Baldwin, Shirley Hurley (Jim), Beulah Worthman (Ralph), Muriel Newhook (Howard), Jean Antle (Skip), Edith Williams (Ern), Sheila Keating (Morris); sons: Kevin (Goldie), Selby (Irene), Aaron (Linda), Aubrey (Ruby), Howard (Charity); daughters-in-law: Betty Mercer, Sylvia Mercer; 42 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Friday, October 10, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturday, October 11, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday, October 12 at 1:30 p.m. from the Anglican Church, Blaketown. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Blaketown.
October 10, 2003


MERCER, Melvin, Retired RNC Sergeant, amateur radio operator VOIFR - Passed peacefully away on November 29, 2003, in the presence of family and friends, Melvin Mercer, Mt. Pearl, age 61 years. Predeceased by wife Fiona, September 1998, and parents Ken and Minnie Mercer. Left with loving memories daughters Michelle (Joe), Karen (Brian); cherished granddaughters Sarah, Julia and Abigail; very special friend Vi Cronin and daughter Tracey; brothers Clarence (Shelagh), Wayne (Brenda); brothers-in-law Tom (Fran), Norman (Chris), Max; sisters-in-law Alvina, Hannah (Dave), Betty (Cliff), Kate. Also leaving a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Monday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.. Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Funeral Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne. Interment at the United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Whitbourne.
"In the city where the roses never fade."
December 01, 2003


MORGAN, Margaret G. (nee Parsons) - With dignity and a brave, courageous four year battle with cancer, surrounded by her three daughters, Margaret G. Morgan, St. John`s, passed peacefully away, in her 74th year, at the Palliative Care Unit, Dr. L.A. Miller Center, on Wednesday, March 12, 2003. Predeceased by her parents Ivy and Andrew Parsons, Lushes Bight, NL; sisters: Effie Lee, Sacramento, Calif. and Velma Vardy, Clarenville. She is lovingly remembered by her three daughters: Carole Anne Tipton, Deer Lake, Gayle King (Carl), St. John`s and Susan Morgan, Pitt Meadows, B.C.; beloved grandchildren: Paul Mercer, St. John`s, Jennifer Mercer, Toronto and David Tipton, Paradise; sister Verd Marquardt, Wisconsin, USA; brother-in-law Clarence Vardy, Clarenville, also a large number of cousins and other special friends and relatives too numerous to mention. A special thank you to Dr. Bill Eaton, his team and the wonderful nurses, volunteers and caring staff of the Palliative Care unit. The kindness and sincerity of Sister Eileen and Pastoral Care will always be remembered. Upon Margaret`s request, cremation has taken place. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-10 p.m. Thursday, 10-10 Friday and 10-12 Saturday. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, March 15, 2003 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Inurnment will take place at the United Church Cemetery, Springdale at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center, St. John`s or the Palliative Care Unit, Dr. L.A. Miller Center, St. John`s.
"She believes in angels"
March 13, 2003


MORGAN, William S. - October 7, 1915 - February 3, 2003. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on February 3, 2003. William Morgan, age 87 years, of Brigus Junction. Leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Also leaving to mourn special friends, Kathleen Rose and Charles Rose. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Tuesday 7-10; Wednesday 10-10; Thursday 10-12. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Whitbourne. Donations in his memory may be made to St. John the Baptist Church or the CNIB.
February 06, 2003


NEWHOOK, Ernest - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, Ernest Newhook, age 86 years of Long Cove. Predeceased by wife, Ida, May 9, 2003. Brothers: John T. Newhook and Bill Newhook. Brother-in-law, Silas Newhook. Leaving to mourn sons: Calvin (Veronica), Leonard (Daphne), Clarence (Irene), Baxter, Sidney (Lesa). Daughters: Mary Woodman (Don), Jane. Twenty-four grandchildren. Twenty-three great-grandchildren. Brothers: Frank Newhook (Gladys), Clarence Newhook (Cathy). Sisters: Gladys White (Garfield), Bessie Newhook. Resting at The Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman`s Cove, Wednesday 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman`s Cove. Donations in his memory can be made to The Good Shepherd Memorial Fund.
A WOMAN OF IMMENSE
KINDNESS, GRACE AND COURAGE
June 04, 2003


NEWHOOK, Christopher Adrian - Passed away tragically on October 5, 2003, age 18 years. Leaving to mourn his father and mother, Bernard and Denise, and one brother, Matthew. Grandparents Elizabeth and Hayward Newhook, Bernadette and Adrian Power; Uncles and aunts: Charlotte (Merrill), Perry (Cindy), Norma (Barry), Kay (Rick), Marcie (Rick), Paula (Martin), Barry (Deanne), Dale (Sarina), Darlene (Jamie), and 18 cousins; very special friend Sherry; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday at 1 p.m. from Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Church, Chapel Arm. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Chapel Arm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.
October 06, 2003


O`KEEFE, Daniel Patrick - Passed away suddenly in Whitehorse, Yukon on Thursday, March 20, 2003, Dan O`Keefe, age 56. Leaving to mourn his son Glen (Katie), Kitchener, Ontario; daughters: Tracy (Rick White), New Harbour and Valla, Cambridge, Ontario; two sisters Carol (Vince O`Brien) and Michelle (James Downey), Goulds; four grandchildren, numerous other relatives and friends. Cremation to take place in Yukon.
March 22, 2003


OLLERHEAD, Rita Mary (Second World War veteran - Royal Canada Air Force) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, June 28, 2003, Rita Mary Ollerhead (nee Power), formerly of Calvert, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Roland Casper Ollerhead; brothers Gus, Greg and Peter; sisters Essie, Katie and Mary Frances. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons Jerry (Patricia), Max (Wanda) and Gregory; daughters Carmel (Tom), Jean (Lee), Ellen (Jerry) and Marie (Wing); beloved grandchildren Pamela, Michelle, Karen, Peter, Dana, Scott, Farron, Brad, Jonathan, Sarah, Derek, Jeff and Steve; sister Jean Boyle, Boston; brother Anthony Power, Long Island; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially her friends at the Caribou Pavilion, and in Corner Brook and Main Brook. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John`s, on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 11 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Church, Calvert, with interment to follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ferryland. Flowers gratefully accepted.
June 28, 2003


PACK, Eric H. - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, January 15, 2003, Eric H. Pack. Aged 80 years. Predeceased by his former wife Ethel Pack; and son Earl Pack. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters: Gloria Thistle (Wayne, and Debbie Greening (Roy), Gander; son Monty Pack (Joanne), Calgary; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service to be held at St. Thomas` Anglican Church on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to take place at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 18, 2003 at the Anglican Cemetery, Clarenville. No flowers by request, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Thomas` Anglican Church. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
January 17, 2003


PARROTT, Aaron - Passed suddenly away at his residence in Winterton on Friday May 9, Aaron Parrott, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn his only sister Millicent Barrett, good neighbour and friend Harold French Jr. and family, plus other family and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visitation hours 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-12 noon on Sunday. Funeral service at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 11, from St. Luke`s Anglican Church, Winterton. Interment to follow at St. Luke`s Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to St. Luke`s Memorial Fund.
May 10, 2003


PEDDLE, Mildred W. (nee Wall) - Passed peacefully away at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge on December 8, 2003, Mildred Peddle, aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband, James, in 1967; her daughter, Iris, in 1976; and her sister, Ivy Wall, and brother, Austin Wall. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are her children: David (Wendy) and William J. (Heddy) in St. John`s; Ray (Justine) in Nova Scotia; Ruby Butler (Byron, deceased) in Windsor, Ontario; fifteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Also three sisters: Grace Champion (Bill, deceased) in Botwood; Mabel Williams (Charles) in London, Ontario; Ruby Matterface (Lewis, deceased) in St. John`s; one brother, Everett Wall (Marion), in Buchans; and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 10th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Barrett`s on Thursday, December 11th, at 10:00 am. Interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery in New Perlican on Thursday afternoon, December 11th. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the St. Augustine`s Anglican Church Fund, New Perlican, or to a charity of your choice.
December 09, 2003


PENNEY, Alphaeus - Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 14, Alphaeus Penney of Catalina, aged 57 years. Predeceased by his father George and his mother Bertha Ann. Leaving to mourn daughter Holly; sons: Ricky and Peter; sisters: Georgina Ash (Kevin), Edna Bemister (Ray); brother Albert; special friend Marcie; aunt Irene; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Funeral Service took place on Friday, October 17, at 2 p.m. from St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Catalina, with interment at the Anglican Cemetery.
October 24, 2003


PIERCEY, Miriam - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, October 11, 2003, Miriam Piercey of Winterton, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband Clarence (April 1983). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two daughters, Dianne (Guy Fillier), Mount Pearl, and Beverley (Paul Milley), Winterton; two loving grandchildren, Christopher and Jennifer Fillier; one sister, Valetta Piercey, Winterton; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Sunday, October 12, 3-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Monday, October 13, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Monday from St. Luke`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, Winterton. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetic Association.
October 11, 2003


PIERCEY, Olive - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Sunday, November 23, 2003, Olive Piercey of Port Rexton, age 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Ralph. Leaving to mourn her son Cecil (Lillian), Port Rexton; four grandchildren Stephen, Allan, Trudy and Bradley; great-grandchildren Sarah, Jessica, James, Amy and Joey and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Port Rexton. Funeral service 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 26, 2003, from Anglican Church, Port Rexton with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Christ Church, Port Rexton.
November 25, 2003


PELLEY, Thelma - Miss Emily Thelma Pelley, age 94, of Riviera Retirement Lodge, Caledonia, and formerly of Stratford passed away peacefully at the West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville on Tuesday, May 13, 2003. Born in George`s Brook, NL, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Catherine Pelley. In 1944 she graduated from Toronto Western Hospital as an RN and nursed in St. John`s, Ottawa, Thunder Bay and Toronto coming to Stratford in 1964 where she nursed until her retirement. Thelma had also graduated from Memorial University, NL with her BA and from Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo in 1981 with her Master of Divinity. She was a member of Grace United Church, Caledonia and a former member of Central United Church, Stratford. She was a member of the Toronto University School of Nursing. She is survived by a sister, Joan Andrews, George`s Brook, NL and many nieces and nephews and their families. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers Baxter, Harry, William and Johnston, and sisters Ellie and Jean. At Thelma`s request burial will be in George`s Brook, NL. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford, ON. (519)271-7411.
May 15, 2003


PENNEY, Charlotte (Lottie) - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital in the presence of her loving granddaughter, Lorna Harnum on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, Lottie Penney of Green`s Harbour, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband Llewellyn, August 5, 1979. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, one son Edward (Carole), Stephenville; three daughters, Violet Eddy (Charles), Green`s Harbour, Rosalind Newhook (Wesley), Placentia Junction, Kathi Stacey (Alfred), Carbonear; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo from 8-10 p.m. Wednesday then resting at Faith United Church, Green`s Harbour, Thursday, January 2 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral which will be held on Friday, January 3 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow Faith United Church, Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Faith United Church Memorial Fund, Green`s Harbour.
January 02, 2003


PETERS, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at home on Monday, June 16, 2003, Elizabeth (Murphy) Peters, at age 79. Predeceased by her husband Thomas; brother William and son-in-law James Wayne (Reddy). Leaving to mourn her loving family, eleven children: Brendan (Kay), Melrose; Felix (Janet), Clarenville; Rita (Joseph) Travers, Brampton, ON; John (Elizabeth), Melrose; Lorraine (Tom) Birmingham, Toronto; Mary (Fred) Benson, Mount Pearl; Bill, Melrose; Anthony (Jackie), Drumheller, AB; Brian (Stella), Melrose; Donna (Harve) Chaulk, Melrose; Bob (Marlene), Melrose; twenty-one grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; also leaving two sisters: Kathleen Ricketts, Knights Cove and Rita (Feehan), Melrose; one sister-in-law, Annie (Leonard), Melrose. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home, Catalina, Tuesday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 18. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 19, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church, Port Union.
June 18, 2003


PIERCEY, Elmo - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, Elmo Piercey age 71 years, of Clarenville, formerly of Champneys East, T.B. Predeceased by his parents Elizabeth and Roy Piercey and step brother Clyde Piercey (Mildred) of Port Rexton. Leaving to mourn loving wife Armoral; daughter Gail Norris (Silas) of Little Hearts Ease and son David Piercey (Donna) of Clarenville; two loving grandchildren: Ryan and Catharine of Clarenville. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Services at St. Mary`s Anglican Church 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 6, 2003. Interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic, St. John`s.
June 05, 2003


PIKE, Ella May - Passed peacefully away at the A.A. Wilkinson Health Care Centre, Old Perlican, on Tuesday, August 5, 2003, Ella May Pike, age 86 years. Predeceased by husband Raymond, sister Sadie Howell and brother Ernest Button. Leaving to mourn sister, Irene Hammond, sister-in-law Celia Hopkins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, as well as large circle of family and friends. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican. Funeral service Friday, August 8th from St. Andrews-By-The-Sea United Church. Interment at United Church Cemetery.
August 07, 2003


PINSENT, Carl W. - Passed peacefully away at home on Sunday March 23, 2003 with his wife (Lillian) and constant companion of 46 years at his side, Carl Pinsent of Dildo, aged 67 years. Predeceased by daughter Deanna, and grand-son Brian. Ever remembered, loved and will always be missed by wife Lily, three sons: Darren (Vicki), Wayne (Christine), Morris (Jean). Also six dear grandchildren: Caroline, Samantha, Alex, Gregory, Stephen and Matthew. His mother Ethel and mother-in-law Martha Smith. Brothers: Gerald (Maude), Melvin (Gloria), Berkley (Daphne). Sisters: Audrey (Max) Harris, Mary Yetman (Ezra Shool), Marie (Jerry) Crummey, Marilyn (Alan) Brown, brother-in-law Charlie (Joyce) Smith. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The Funeral service will be held from All Saint`s Anglican Church, Dildo on Tuesday March 25 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at All Saint`s Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pinsent family.
March 24, 2003


PITCHER, Mabel - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, on Sunday, May 11, 2003, Mrs. Mabel Pitcher, Winterton, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband Newman, 1991; daughter Harriett Seward, May 1, 2003 and great-grandson Shane Seward; parents: Mary Jane and Edmund Jacobs and brother William John; sister: Myrtle Maggio, Boston, Mass. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories daughter: Myrtle (Herbert Mansfield Jr.), Hant`s Harbour and son: Ralph (Sherrill), Mt. Pearl; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother: Simeon Jacobs (Shelia), Whiteway and sister: Annie Lambert, Carbonear; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends as well as the staff and friends at the Glenbrook Lodge, St. John`s. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Tuesday, 10-12, 2-5 and 7-10 p.m., Wednesday, 10 - 12 Noon. Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Winterton with interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Lower Trinity Corp. Band Fund or the Glenbrook Lodge.
May 13, 2003


POLEM, Veta - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on May 26, 2003 after a short illness, Veta Polem, aged 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Albert in February, 1973. Leaving to mourn her daughter Audrey Butt (Hubert); sons: Davis (Ruby), Wayne (Jayne); stepmother: Lottie Seward; sisters: Beatrice Martin and Elizabeth Pike; half sisters: Phllis (Cyril), Florence (Ed); half brothers: Sterling (Collette) and Gerald (Nancy); grandchildren: Robert and Stephen Polem, Stephanie Howe, Cindy Butt, Nicole Moore and Brian Butt; five great-grandchildren; special friend Ann Legge and a large circle of nephews, nieces and other relatives and many friends. Resting at St. Matthew`s United Church, New Perlican. Funeral Service 3 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003 from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Perlican. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, New Perlican. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Matthew`s United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton.
May 28, 2003


PORTER, Robert Stanley - Passed suddenly away at Health Science Centre in St. John`s, NL on Thursday, February 13, 2003, Robert Stanley Porter of Shoal Harbour, aged 71 years. Predeceased by wife Darcy, sister Mary, brother Alonzo, parents Herbert and Winnie Porter. Left with fond and loving memories are his children, Janet, of Barrie, ON, Wayne, of Toronto, ON, Glenn, of Barrie, ON, Charlie (Dianne), of Clarenville, Don (Eve), of Orillia, ON, Angela Dawe (Graham), of Hodge`s Cove, Paul (Vanessa), of Clarenville, Paula Cooper (Colin), of Brampton, ON. Mother-in-law, Effie Balsom, of Clarenville. Sisters: Doris Kennedy of Foxtrap, Betty MacMillian (Hughie) of Seal Cove. Sister-in-law, Ella Porter of Port de Grave. Brother Gordon (Gladys) of Port de Grave. 12 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Clarenville, funeral will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at the Salvation Army Citadel Clarenville with Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery Pleasant Street, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers in his memory a Memorial Fund to the Diabetes Association or to the Lung Association.
February 17, 2003


PRINCE, Miriam - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Saturday, January 4, 2003, Miriam Prince of Clarenville, age 73 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Rex Prince; four daughters, Ivy Barfett (Wesley), Jennette Reader (Den), Bernice Holloway (Shannon), Cavelle Stringer (Rocky); four sons, Larry (Jackie), Roy (Bonnie), Monty (Debbie), Jeffrey (Lela); 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Prince (Al), Bishop`s Falls, Martha Boudreau, Stoney Creek, Ontario, Bertha Gould (John), Charleston; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral services 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 from Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville. Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
January 06, 2003


PUDDESTER, Rebecca May (nee Pretty) Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre on April 25th, 2003, Rebecca M. Puddester, age 82 years. Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 60 years William Joseph; children Linda (John Adams) of St. John`s, Daphne (Doug Legge) of Dartmouth, N.S., Eric (Josephine) of St. John`s, Ruby (Harry Andrew) of Bellevue, Robert (Judy) of St. John`s; grandchildren Karen, Donna, Janet, Heather, Penny, Susan, Krista, Kimberly, Jennifer, Nancy, Rebecca, and Walter; 13 great-grandchildren; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service 11 a.m. on Monday, April 28th, 2003, from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Lung Association or St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
April 26, 2003


 

 

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