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from The Telegram for 2004
(A - D)
The obituaries appear here, as they appeared in The Telegram on the dates noted with each entry. For the convenience of researchers, the first mention of a Trinity Bay community has been highlighted. Only those obituaries from 2004 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.
ADEY, Florence - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, January 6, 2004, Florence Adey of Weybridge, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her sister Mabel Adey and brother William Adey. Leaving to mourn with fond memories her sister Rosa (late Watson Bowring), Weybridge; sister-in-law Jean Adey, Weybridge; nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at Central United Church, Random Island. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2004 from Central United Church, Random Island with interment at United Cemetery, Weybridge. In her memory donations may be made to Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
ABBOTT, Harold Jesse - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, July 4th,
Harold Jesse Abbott of Bonavista, age 91 yrs. 3 mos. Predeceased by his
first wife, Maria, 1980, infant daughter, parents: Alex and Jessie Abbott;
brothers: Earnest & Donald; sisters: Alice Abbott, Myrtle Durdle and
Ethel Mifflin of Bonavista, and stepdaughter: Lorna Hayward. Leaving to
mourn his wife Elizabeth, daughter: Marie (Doug), Linthorne, Clarenville;
son: Kenneth (Marie), St. Louis, P.E.I.; his precious and cherished
granddaughter: Dr. Krista (Tom) Brown (Linthorne) of St. John's;
stepdaughters: Eileen (Bernard) Woods, Bedford, N.S., Edith (Albert)
Sweetland, Halifax, N.S.; step-granddaughters: Carolyn, Kim and Karen;
several nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and
friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home, Bonavista. Visitation Tuesday,
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Wednesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Funeral Wednesday
from Memorial United Church at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can
be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
ADEY, Olive - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial
Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, July 1st, 2004. Olive Adey, aged 94, from
Adeytown. Predeceased by her husband Gordon. Left with fond and loving
memories brother Dawson, B.C.; daughter Evelyn Upward, Toronto, ON; sons:
Ross, Grand Falls, NL and Roy, Middleton, NS; eight grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; many relatives and friends. Resting at Fewers Funeral
Home, Clarenville. Visitation 7-9 p.m. on Monday, July 5th. Service at Funeral
Home at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6th followed by interment at Adeytown
Cemetery. Reception at Deep Bight United Church. Donations may be made to
the Adeytown Cemetery Fund at 13 Conway Street, Grand Falls, NL A2A 2P4.
ANDERSON, Louisa (nee Upshall) - July 27, 1917 - July 21, 2004. Passed
peacefully away, in the presence of her loving family, at the Lion's Manor
Nursing Home, Placentia, on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 Louisa Anderson of
Chance Cove in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband James; Infant son
Ivan and granddaughter Trudyann. Leaving to mourn 2 daughters: Judy Boland
(Karl), Outer Cover; Lydia Hewlett (Eric) Embree; five sons: Stuart (Lynn)
Hamilton, Ont; Roy (Bernice), Chance Cove; Kevin (Fronie), Arnold's Cove;
Berkley (Christine), Chance Cove; Ivan (Maxine), Bellevue Beach; one sister
Edith Hann (Wilson); two step-sisters: Myrtle Anderson, Edith Hann (Harry);
one step-brother Kenneth Upshall (Betty); sixteen grandchildren. Also lovingly
remembered by a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at the
Church of the Ascension, Chance Cove, from where the funeral service will be
held on Saturday, July 24th at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Church of the
Ascension Cemetery. As expression of sympathy, donations in her memory
gratefully accepted to the Church of the Ascension Cemetery Fund. Funeral
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
ANSTEY, Israel T. - Passed away suddenly Saturday, October 2,
2004. Israel Anstey of Catalina, aged 59 years. Left to mourn with fond
and cherished memories wife Marina of 39 years; sons: Tony (Melinda),
Labrador City, Rodney (Bonnie), Frederick (Tracy), Catalina;
grandchildren: Nikki, Ashley, Samantha, Brady, Jenelle, Melissa and
Matthew; mother Emma, Paradise; sisters: Martha Brown, Paradise,
Debbie (Jake Dalton), Catalina, Daphne (Joe Stead), Queenie (Hondus
Jennings), Fort McMurray; brothers: Sylvester (Jane), Centerville, Wayne
(Elizabeth), Catalina, Patrick (Marie), Centerville; sisters-in-law Rosalind
Walter, Marilyn Dawe, Beverley Blanchette and brother-in-law Samson
Hancock; aunts: Mabel Horlick and Elsie Pickett; a large circle of loving
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including Will and Amy Sheppard.
Rested at Strathie's Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral took place Tuesday,
October 5, 2004 from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Catalina.
October 23, 2004
ANTLE, Edward "Ed" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General
Hospital on Monday, October 4, 2004, Edward "Ed" Antle of Victoria, age 52
years. Predeceased by parents Joshua and Dorothy. Leaving to mourn, wife
Velma; one daughter Jennifer (Chris) Layden, Edmonton, AB; one son Scot
(Tanya), Edmonton, AB; three grandchildren: Stephanie, Luke and Joshua; two
brothers: Elihu (Gloria) and Frank (Bev), both of Victoria; three sisters: Merina
(Gregory) Murray, Diana (Wayne) Dean and Elizabeth (Terry) Jackson, all of
Victoria; brothers-in-law: Oral (Martina) Summers and Lloyd (Winnie) Summers,
both of Victoria and Eric (Denise) Summers, Brampton, ON; sisters-in-law:
Elizabeth (Ron) Stevenson, Harbour Grace; Marg (John) Penney, St. John's,
Jeanette (Boyd) Ralph, Port de Grave; Olive (Mel) Fergerson, Brampton, ON;
Phyllis (Bill) Rumboldt, Coley's Point and Florence (Dave) Sheppard, Victoria;
also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL
HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Wednesday, October
6. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery,
Victoria. No flowers by request; as an expression of sympathy, donations in his
memory may be made to Ed Antle Memorial Fund for a charity to be decided
later. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the
memorial guest book.
ASH, Edmund (Ed) - Passed suddenly away at Carbonear General Hospital on
Tuesday, March 23, 2004, Ed Ash of Hant's Harbour, age 64 years. Leaving to
mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Betty; three sons: Ron (Dale), Tony
(Bernadette), Brian (Renee); one daughter Brenda (Jason Coates); six
grandchildren: Stephanie, Shannon, Curtis, Devan, Chelsea and Dylan; three
brothers: Mac (Mary), Justin (Maggie) and Jim (Linda); three sisters-in-law:
June Ash, Christine (Roy) French, Joy (Wylie) Parrott; mother-in-law Mabel
Loder; also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives
and friends. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a
later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Green's Funeral Home,
ASH, Pearce- Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital, on
Monday, December 27, 2004. Pearce Ash of Hant's Harbour, age 81 years.
Leaving to mourn wife Doreen, three sons John (Sandra), Wayne of Hant's
Harbour, Rodger (Gail) of Toronto. Five grandchildren: Cory, Travis, Cecelia,
Sonya and Vanessa. One sister, Irene, Montreal. Three sisters-in-law: Alice Ash,
Hant's Harbour, Ruth (Byron Howell) and Ella (Russell Gilles); brother-in-law
Les (friend Nancy), also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral service to take
place on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Calvary Pentecostal
Church and Cemetery, Hant's Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be
made to a charity of one's choice.
BAILEY, Arthur - Passed away at Goose Cove on January 4, 2004, Arthur Bailey of Goose Cove, aged 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Myrtle. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters Carol (Kevin Sheppard), Grand Falls-Windsor, Elizabeth (Alex Rex), Foxtrap; Christine (Wayne Grimes), Mount Pearl; Beverly (Olonzo Bailey), Old Bonaventure and Kimberly (Doug Bursey), St. John`s; sons Douglas (Rose), Whitbourne; Arthur Jr. (Chrystal Miller), Markham, ON; Keith (Julia), Trinity East and Philip (Doreen), Port Rexton; seventeen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a circle of family and friends. Resting at St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2004 from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Trinity. In his memory, donations may be made to the War Amps.
BAIRD, Austin Harold - Passed peacefully away on August 25, 2004 in his
92nd year, after a short illness, Austin Baird, following a wonderful stay at the
Palliative Care Wing of the Miller Centre. Austin was a proud native of
Twillingate, former resident of Glovertown, Terra Nova, Clarenville and currently
St. John's. During World War II, Austin served overseas with the
Newfoundland Forestry Unit. In addition he served as Past Master of the
Clarenville Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Mazol Shriners. Austin was
predeceased by his wife Elsie Baird (Gillett); brothers: Winston, Ewart,
Raymond, Don and Tom; sisters: Muriel and Catherine. Leaving to mourn son
John and his fianc e Brenda Brophy; grandchildren: Jennifer Baird and Joanne
Baird (fiance Phil Coles) and their mother Effie Baird; brothers: Elmo Baird
(Eleanor), Ted Baird (Mary) and Gerald Baird (Phyllis); sister Patricia Bonasera;
sisters-in-law: Hilda Baird and Joan Baird; and many nieces (especially his two
angels Margaret O'Dea and Diana Baird) and nephews; and special friends: Dale
Baldwin, Sheena Fleming, Colin Healey, Harold and Dorothy Smith, Temple
Baird, Gerald and Irene Winsor, Sadie Hawkins, Irene Luther, Helen Ashbourne,
Frank and Linda Bush, Neil and Donna Downton; and a large circle of other
relatives and friends. All those who knew Austin Baird were touched by his
gentle and loving ways. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton
Avenue, Thursday, August 26, 2004, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and
Friday, August 27, 2004 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral at 2:00 p.m. on
Friday, August 27, 2004 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount
Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in Austin
Baird's honour to Mazol Shriners for Crippled and Burned Children or to the
Health Care Foundation in aid of Palliative Care.
BAIRD, Donald - Passed peacefully but suddenly away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Dr. G.B. Cross in Clarenville on November 27, 2004, Donald Baird of Clarenville in his 65th year. Predeceased by his mother (1977) and his father (1941). Left with fond and loving memories his wife Linda of 42 years. Daughter Donna Lynn (Paul) of Clarenville. Sons Alexander (Lorrie) of Lethbridge, David (Daphne) of Milton, Kevin (Laurie) of Lethbridge. Special thanks to his brother-in-law Frederick (Helen) Churchill of Clarenville. Sisters-in-law Rosalind Church of Clarenville and Olive (Colin) Chisholm of Antigonish, N.S. and a large number of step-brothers and step-sisters. Grandchildren Donald Baird Jr., Samantha Baird, and a large family of his trucking buddies, relatives and friends. Funeral was held on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the Anglican Church with Interment at Interdenominational Cemetery in Clarenville. He was a member of The Royal Armed Forces Tank Division #SN3365. No flowers by request.
Final trip for trucker
BAKER, Joseph - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at St. Clare's
Mercy Hospital on Friday, December 17, 2004, in his 82nd year. Formerly of
Hodges Cove, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by great-grandson baby Nicholas.
Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 60 years Joan and six children: Judy (Bill
Rowe), Don (Lee), Cynthia (Ian Garland), Harold (Betty), Karl (Joan), Keith
(Denise); brothers: Fred (friend Grace), Lloyd (Jean) and sisters: Vera (Sandy
Forward), Jean (Gordon Forward), Daphne (Bill Bishop); thirteen grandchildren:
Paula (Andrew), Janet (Cory), Robert (Nancy), Jeffrey (Crystal), Laura,
Christopher, Andrew, Cory, Matthew, Alicia, Zachary, Denis and Kenneth,
along with three great-grandchildren: Aaron, Noah and Nathan. Also leaving a
large number of relatives and friends. For 15 years he was actively involved as
an organist for Agnes Pratt Home. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328
Hamilton Avenue on Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19, 2004
from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and on Monday, December 20, 2004 from 10 a.m. till
noon. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Monday, December 20, 2004 from Wesley
United Church with cremation to follow. Flowers greatly accepted or donations
may be made to VOWR or to charity of choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to
sign the memorial guest book.
BANNISTER, George - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor,
Bonavista on Friday, September 17, 2004, George Bannister, formerly of Port
Rexton, aged 77 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Joyce at Golden Heights
Manor; sister Mabel (Otto Hookey), Port Rexton; nieces Marilyn Dawgert,
South Carolina and nephew Graham Hookey, California. Cremation has taken
BENNETT, Hettie (nee Simmons) - January 30, 1902 - October 19,
2004, Passed peacefully away at the Shagrock Manor, Whiteway on
Tuesday, October 19, 2004, Hettie Bennett of Green's Harbour, aged
102 years. She is predeceased by husband Max; sons: Howard and
Gerald. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Marion (Leonard Pye), Alma
(George Vollick); five sons: Nelson (Elsie), Donald (Ethel), Roy (Eva),
Lloyd (Vera), Graham (Rhoda); twenty-two grandchildren; thirty-two
great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Also lovingly
remembered by a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at
Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation Wednesday from 2:00 -
4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The Funeral Service will be held from St.
Matthew's Church, Green's Harbour on Thursday, October 21 at 2:00
pm. Interment to follow at St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Town of Heart's
Delight-Islington Community Ambulance Service or a charity of one's
BISHOP, Greta Mae (nee Chislett) - April 2, 1920 - October 22,
2004. Passed gracefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on
Friday, October 22, 2004, surrounded by her loving family, Greta Bishop
of Heart's Delight, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husband Joe; son
Leslie and sister Mary Chislett. Leaving to mourn with special memories,
six sons: Fred (Julie) of Sooke, BC, Ern (Stella), Heart's Delight, Everett
(Lisa), Grand Falls, Don (Donna) Old Shop, Terry (Dorothy), Placentia,
Rick, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; three daughters: Eunice (Frank) Ryan,
St. John's, Cynthia (Larry) Smith, Norman's Cove, Hazel of Gander;
daughter-in-law, Helen of Heart's Delight; twenty-six grandchildren;
twelve great-grandchildren; also lovingly remembered by sister, Marjorie
Welsh; sister-in-law Florence Worthman; brother-in-law Jacob Chislett; a
large circle of other relatives and special friends. Resting at the S.U.F.
Hall, Heart's Delight from 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 23, until time
of funeral which will be held from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's
Delight on Monday, October 25, at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at
Bethel United Church Cemetery, Heart's Delight. As expressions of
sympathy, donations in her memory gratefully accepted to The Children's
Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral
Home, Dildo. The family would like to express special thanks to the staff
of the Intensive Care Unit, Carbonear General Hospital and Rev. Sharon
Marshall Earle for their care and support.
BOWRING, Eloise - Passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2004, at the G.B.
Cross Hospital, Clarenville, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband Cecil
in February, 2004, her brother: Raymond, March 2004. Leaving to mourn with
fond memories her son: Clarence (Berthra), Mabel (Maurice); three
grandchildren: Donald, Clarenville, Edmund, Stephenville and Tina, Clarenville;
three great-grandchildren: Russell, Noah and Kayla; also her sister: Nina Laite
Petley, Random Island; sister-in-law: Phyllis Ivany, Lower Lance Cove, Random
Island. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Burial from the United
Church, Clarenville on Sat. November 27 at 2 p.m. Interment at the
Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville.
BRADLEY, Florence Edna (nee Sheppard) - Passed peacefully away at
the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre on October 29, 2004, Florence
(Fawn) Bradley in her 73rd year. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Maxine
(Harry Mercer) St. John's and Janet (Jamie Ralph) Shoal Harbour; four
sons: Randy (Barbara) Bonavista, Kevin in Sydney, Dean (Jeanette)
Halifax, Paul (Jennifer) Flatrock; twelve grandchildren: Rob (Maureen),
David, Christopher, Miranda, Lisa, Donnie, Steven, Nekia, Samantha,
Stephanie, Cassandra and Ashley; and one great-grandchild, Patrick
Mercer. Funeral services were held on October 31, 2004 at the Church of
Holy Martyr's, Port Union followed by interment at the Anglican Cemetery
in Catalina. Donations in Florence's memory may be made to either the
Canadian Cancer Society or the YMCA-YWCA Campership Fund.
November 06, 2004
BURRY, Daisy - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex,
Daisy Burry, aged 92 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories her
daughter Maud Carter of St. John's, with whom she resided all her life; two
grandsons: Eric Carter (Sherry) of Clarenville, and Lloyd Carter (Cathy) of St.
John's. Daisy had two great-granddaughters whom she also deeply loved,
Danika, and Julia. One Sister-in-law Elmore Bragg of Halifax, Nova Scotia and
special friend Emily Johnson of Port Union. Also a circle of relatives and friends.
Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, Wednesday,
November 3, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, November 4th, 2004
from 10 - 12 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, November 4th,
2004 from Barrett's Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant
Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or
donations may be made in her memory to the Hoyles Escasoni Complex. Please
visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
November 03, 2004
BUTT, Minnie Cavell - Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial
Hospital, Clarenville, on April 1, 2004, Minnie Cavell Butt of Hickman's Harbour,
formerly of Deer Harbour, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husbands Albert
Marsh (1980) and Lionel Butt (1993). Leaving to mourn daughter Eileen Martin
(Wilfred); son Eric Marsh (Gladys); grandchildren Christina Hynes (Kevin) and
Rodney Marsh (Bonnie); great-grandchildren Erica Hynes and Andrew Hynes;
a circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Vardy's
Funeral Home. Funeral Service to be held at 2:30 p.m., on April 4, 2004, from the
United Church Hickman's Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to
the United Church Hickman's Harbour.
BUTTON, Lester W. - Passed suddenly away at home, in Mt. Pearl, on
November 8, 2004, Lester W. Button, aged 67 years. Leaving to mourn wife
Millie, daughters: Michele Button (Scott Frizzell) and Nola Seabright (Glenn);
son: Neville (Lanae); grandson: Robert Seabright; brother: Selby (Barbara), Mt.
Pearl; sisters: Pearl Milley (Ray), Burnt Point, Florence Button, Carbonear, Jean
Howell (Gerald), Old Perlican; special friends on The River plus a large circle of
other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail
Road, Mt. Pearl from 10 am - 10 pm on Wednesday. Cremation has taken place
and a family service will follow. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may
be made to the Lung Association or to a charity of one's choice.
CALLAHAN, Doris - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, June 28, 2004, Doris Callahan of New Perlican, age 83 years. Predeceased by husband Ronald, 1997 and son Kevin, 1941. Leaving to mourn sister-in-law, Patience Warren, St. John's; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, June 30, at 2:00 P.M. from Green's Funeral Home. Interment to follow in St. Augustines Anglican Cemetery, New Perlican. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Augustines Anglican Church, New Perlican.
CHISLETT, Fredrick - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Sunday, November 28, 2004, Fredrick Walter Chislett, of New Perlican (formerly Islington), age 67 years. Predeceased by parents Selby and Alice Chislett. Leaving to mourn wife and best friend Christine (nee Martin); daughter: Debbie Dixon (Peter), Ontario; son: Glen (Irma), Ontario; stepdaughter: Jackie (Ryan), Ontario; stepson: Rodney (Michelle), Bay Roberts; six grandchildren; sister: Sally Seward, Mount Pearl; brother: Maxwell (Lorraine), Ontario; Mother-in-law: Beatrice Martin; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; special niece: Sherry Bailey; also a large circle of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday 2-5 pm and 7-9:30 pm. Thursday visitation will take place at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, New Perlican from 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 pm with interment at St. Augustine's Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to St. Augustine's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.
CLARKE, Elwood Freeman - August 05, 1934 - January 08, 2004. Passed peacefully away in Whitbourne in the presence of his loving family, Elwood Freeman Clarke age 68 years. Predeceased by parents Lionel Sr. and Susanne Clarke; brother Bill Clarke; sisters Gloria Roberts, Ruby Capson; brother-in-law Gene Hutchings, sister-in-law Shirley Bradbury. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife: Phyllis; son Darrell (Rhonda) Clarke; daughters Sandra Reid, Valerie (Wayne), Walter Williams, Whitbourne; Tammy (Dave) Francis, Calgary; grandchildren: Jennifer, Ryan, Shannon (Sorcha), Moose Jaw; Ashley, April, Candice, Shalen, Liam; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Friday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, January 10 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Trinity Bay South Corps, Dildo. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Whitbourne. Flowers gratefully accepted.
COOMBS, Marion (Marjorie) - 1920-2004. Passed peacefully away at her home, surrounded by loving family, on Sunday, January 4, 2004, Marion Coombs of New Harbour, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her daughter: Doreen, 2003; brothers: Hayward, Douglas and Gordon. Survived by her loving husband Donald of 36 years; sons: Aubrey (Dorothy), David (Pauline) and Bill Woodman; daughter: Bert Sanin (Harold); son-in-law: Gerry Goddard; also leaving to mourn step-brother: Gerald Newhook; sisters-in-law: Cicely Newhook, Jane Newhook, Shirley Halfyard, Vergie Hynes, Caroline Tucker; brothers-in-law: Isaac Coombs (Elaine) and Sam Coombs (Cicely); many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. Visitation Tuesday, 2-5 pm, 7-10 pm and Wednesday, 10 am - 12:00 noon. The funeral service will be held from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour on Wednesday, January 7 at 2 pm. Interment to follow at St. Augustine`s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation. Marion`s love of life and good sense of fun will be remembered by all who knew her.
CRANE, Clarence- Passed peacefully away at the A.A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican, on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004. Clarence Crane of New Melbourne, age 75 yrs. Predeceased by wife Pearl, Oct. 2001. Leaving to mourn two sons: Merrill (Judy), Clarence Jr. (Deborah) both of New Melbourne; three daughters: Trudy (Gord Goobie), Queen's Cove; Dallas (Michael Layman), Northern Bay; Linda (Randy Cole) Winterton; five grandsons, three granddaughters, two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Marjorie (Gord Peckham) and Shirley Corbett; one brother: Hubert Crane (Geraldine); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Monday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Tuesday visitation will take place at St. Stephen's United Church, New Melbourne from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to take place at 2 p.m. with interment in St. Stephen's Cemetery, New Melbourne. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Church Memorial Fund, New Melbourne.
CREWE, Lillian (1919 ?) - Passed away suddenly at her residence in Glovertown on April 28, 2004, Lillian Crewe, formerly of Elliston. Predeceased by her husband, Lewis G., son Edgar, son-in-law Chesley Feltham and brother Edward Crewe. Left with fond and loving memories are daughters Shirley Feltham, Glovertown; Elsie Davis (Gerald), Port Blandford; Linda Pike (Don), Wabush; daughter-in-law, Kay Crewe-Fox (Bonavista), sister Bina Fudge (Gord), Springdale; grandchildren Natalie (Crewe) Montague, David Crewe, Kim (Feltham) Mayo, Brian Feltham, Lisa (Davis) Bailey, Kirk Davis, Michal Davis and Jonathan Pike. Also six great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Oram's Funeral Home, Glovertown on April 29 and 30 and Elliston United Church on May 1. Funeral to take place from Elliston United Church on Sunday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory to Elliston United Church or the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation.
CRITCH, Bruce - Passed away as the result of an Industrial Accident near
Grand Prairie, Alberta on Friday, March 12, 2004, Bruce Critch, age 42 years,
formerly of Heart's Content and Hant's Harbour. Leaving to mourn with fond
and loving memories, wife Sheila, daughter Melissa (Joey Campbell), both of
Sexsmith, AB. Sons: Cory and Brian. parents: Irvin and Linda Critch; Sisters:
Sharon (Wayne Moores), Bev (Melvin Baker), Audrey (Gerald Piercey); brother:
Walter (Mary Budgel); Father-in-law: Nelson Piercey. In-laws: Sandra (Keith
Rumbolt), Susan (Randy Clarke), Karen (George Burden), Lorne (Shayna),
Roxanne (Tom) and Sheldon; Grandmother: Gladys Ereaut; twenty-one nieces
and nephews; one great-niece; also a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins,
family and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours
Tuesday and Wednesday, March 16 and 17, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm -
10:00 pm. Thursday, March 17, visitation will take place at St. Mary's Anglican
Church, Heart's Content from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at
2:00 pm with cremation to follow. No flowers by request, donations may be made
to the family trust fund. Funeral services entrusted to the care of Green's Funeral
CURRIE, Jennifer - Passed away tragically on Sunday, September 19, 2004,
Jennifer Joanne Currie of Britannia, aged 27 years. Predeceased by her father
Elmer Adams. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband
Bob and son Mark; her mother: Shirley Adams, Milton; sister: Susan (Allan
Vardy), Chalk River, ON; brother: Keith (Sylvia), Clarenville; nieces: Robin and
Katie; nephews: Jeremy and Andrew; mother-in-law: Amy Currie, Britannia and
a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville.
Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2004 from Milton United
Church with interment at Milton United Cemetery. In her memory donations may
be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
DICKS, Amelia Jane (nee Penney) - Passed peacefully away at the Newhook
Clinic, Whitbourne on September 7, 2004, Amelia Jane Dicks, age 82 years of
Whitbourne. Predeceased by her husband Maxwell Dicks, 1982; grandson Terry
Smith, 1999; also a number of brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn three
daughters: Vivian (George Smith), Elaine (Melvin Gill), Maxine (Bill Phillips);
eight grandchildren: Tania and Kevin Drake, Chad Gill (Lisa), Danica and Jeff
Butler, Christa and Dave Mullett, Jason and Charmaine Phillips, Todd Smith,
Stephanie and Paul Temple, Lesley-Jane Phillips; eight great-grandchildren:
Devyn Drake, Abigail Temple, Kyle Butler, Riley Anderson-Phillips, Gracie
Mullett, Hannah Butler, Taylor Temple, Joshua Mullett; brothers: Leonard and
Lillian Penney, Ern and Anna Penney; sisters: Mary Green and Lottie Hapgood;
brother-in-law Wallace and Tillie Dicks; also a large circle of other relatives and
friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Thursday,
10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service will take place on
Friday at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Baptist Anglican Church. Interment at the
Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request of the family. Donations in her
memory may be made to St. John The Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne.
DOUGLAS, Kenneth (Ken)- Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General
Hospital on Saturday May 22, 2004, Ken Douglas of Lead Cove (formerly of
Grand Bank), age 57 years. Boatswain on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Ann
Harvey. Predeceased by father Leslie and father-in-law Lester Button. Leaving
to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Bernice, Lead Cove; two sons,
Christopher (Jennifer), Scott (Donna), both of Portugal Cove; one daughter
Rebecca, Halifax, N.S.; mother Ada Douglas, Grand Bank; three brothers, Gary
(Lorraine), Randy (Brenda), Edward (Ann); one sister, Alice Richardson; three
brothers-in-law, Lonzel (Lorna), Danny (Eileen), Barry (Nola). Also a large circle
of special nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's
Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Tuesday 10 a.m.- 12:00 noon, 2-5 and
7-10 p.m. Wednesday visitation will take place at the United Church, Sibley's
Cove, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m., with interment in
the United Church Cemetery, Sibley's Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or
donations in Ken's memory may be made to the Gideons.
DROVER, John E - Passed peacefully away at his home at Whitbourne on
December 6, 2004 in the presence of his family, age 87 years. Predeceased by
parents, Arthur and Julia Drover; three sisters: Maude Howe, Whitbourne,
Gladys Jones, Whitbourne, Audrey Rockwood, Heart's Content. Leaving to
mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 57 years, Annie (Crocker);
daughter: Judy Winsor (Boyd); grandaughter: Charlene; special nephew:
Thomas Howe; brother-in-law: Baxter Crocker (Jessie), Heart's Delight. Also a
large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home,
Whitbourne. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 8, at 3:00
p.m., from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican
Cemetery, Whitbourne. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in his
memory to St. John the Baptist Anclican Church, Whitbourne.
DUFFETT, Naomi (nee Gibbons) - Passed peacefully away Tuesday, May 11,
2004 at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Care Comnplex, Naomi Duffett, aged 88
years. Predeceased by her husband, Dugald; sisters: Ella, Zeta; brothers: James,
Naboth, Pierce; grandson Maxwell Follett. Leaving to mourn daughter Virtue
(Clayton Follett), Gander; sons: Craig (Beverley), Port Union, Kenneth (Iva),
Port Union, David (Barbara), Catalina, Anderson (Shirley), Bonavista, Edgar
(Elizabeth), Grand Bend, ON; one sister Virtue North, Halifax; grandchildren:
Doug & Jennifer Duffett, Jeffrey, Jacqueline & John Follett, Joanne Burt, Neil
Duffett, Kevin Duffett, Tony Duffett, Lisa Leonard, Curtis, Craig, Colleen Duffett
and their mother Aletha; 20 great-grandchildren; special nieces and nephews; a
large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Straties Funeral Home, Catalina.
Funeral Service, Friday, May 14, 2004, 2:00 p.m. from St. Peter's Anglican
Church, Catalina. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Catalina.
DUGGAN, Cornelius - Passed away on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, age 86 years. A resident of Melrose and Torbay. Predeceased by wife Margaret on June 4, 1971. Leaving to mourn his daughters, Ann (Gordon) and Catherine; son Edward; granddaughters: Joanne, Jennifer and Peggy Ann; two great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces, brother-in-law Samuel Fleming and wife Angela, other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Roman Catholic Church in Port Union; followed by burial at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Port Union at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2004.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
DUGGAN, Frances (nee Fitzgerald) - Passed peacefully away at home
surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, May 11, 2004, age 91 years. Born
in Western Bay and formerly of Grate's Cove, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by
husband Daniel (1961), son: Patrick (1952) and parents: Johanna and James.
Also predeceased by sisters: Mary Murphy (Frank), Kathleen Conran (Jack),
Agnes Meekren (Harry), Ann Rogers (Richard); brother: James Fitzgerald (Vi)
and sons-in-law: John Seward and Michael Byrd. Leaving to mourn with fond
and loving memories are her daughters: Mary Seward, Marg Kennedy (John),
Patricia Kavanagh (Fred), Josephine North (Ned), Barbara Ring, Judy Brown
(Jack), and son: David Duggan; grandchildren: Deanne Handrigan (Gerald),
Denise Randell (Tony), Johnny Kennedy (Pauline), Jackie Fradsham (Ian), Lynn
Seward, Shelly Sparkes (Dwight), Edward North (fiancee Karen Tucker), Danny
Ring, Bobby Ring, Adam Brown, Matthew Brown, Mark Duggan Battcock and
Andrew Kavanagh; great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Benjamin and Jenni Randell,
Patrick and Robert Handrigan, Katherine and Sarah Kennedy and Kate and Erin
Fradsham. Will be sadly missed by many special nieces and nephews, special
niece Sue Guba, Fort Meyers, Florida, as well as long time friend Mabel Avery.
A very special thank you to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and nurse Beverley Greene.
Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Wednesday, May 12 and
Thursday, May 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, May 14, 9:30 a.m.,
at St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery, Topsail Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her
memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
known your infinite courage and love.
Your love was a quiet love, strong,
yet gentle...forever in our hearts"
May 12, 2004
Transcribed by James Butler, 2004
Updated January 3, 2005 by Jim Butler
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