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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
from The Telegram for 2004

(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 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 CONTACT button at the bottom of every page.


RANDELL, John - Passed away suddenly at sea on August 20, 2004, age 52 years. Predeceased by his parents Whitfield and Ruby Randell. Left with fond and everloving memories: Wife Geri, son Jeremy, St. Catharine's, ON; brothers: Fred, St. John's, Garry (Bonnie), Port Rexton; one nephew, Joshua; one aunt, Gwen; many cousins and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and a service will be held at Christ Church, Port Rexton, Friday, August 27, 2 p.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Christ Church, Port Rexton.
08/25/04


REX, Allan G.- Died tragically as a result of a traffic accident in Calgary, Alta., on June 23, Allan Rex of St. John's. Predeceased by parents Raymond and Olive Rex. Leaving to mourn are his wife Olivera MacIsaac, Calgary, daughter Christina (Elvin Singer) and grandson Brandon, Nova Scotia, son Michael, Nova Scotia and step-daughters Michelle and Tanya Locke, Calgary, brother Douglas (Marilyn), St. John's, nephews Douglas Jr., Oklahoma, Gregory, Nova Scotia, Brian, Alberta, other family members, especially his aunt Phoebe Rex and cousin David Rex, Port Rexton and his uncle Cecil Rex, Conception Bay South. A funeral service will take place from the McInnis and Holloway's Park Memorial Chapel in Calgary followed by cremation and interment. A memorial service will be held at St. Michael and All Angels Church, St. John's on Tuesday, June 29 at 2 p.m.
June 27, 2004


REX, Phoebe - Passed away suddenly at her home in Port Rexton on Sunday, December 12, 2004, Phoebe Rex in her 86th year. Leaving to morn son David (Anita), granddaughters Roxane, Michelle (Glen), Heather (Scott), great-grandson Peter, brother Cecil and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place from Christ Church in Port Rexton on Wednesday, December 15 at 2:00 PM.
December 14, 2004


RICH, Ruby - Passed suddenly away at her residence in Gin Cove on June 2, 2004, Ruby Rich, age 57 years. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Leonard (Len) of 13 years; mother Mildred Goldsworthy, Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista; daughter Roxane Bailey (Chris) of Clarenville; son Tony Blackmore of Calgary, AB; step-daughters: Lori Rich and Tammy Rich both of Corner Brook; step-sons: Len Rich Jr. of Lewisporte and Ken Rich of Corner Brook; sisters: Judy Green (Geoff) of Clarenville and Peggy McDonald of Clarenville; brother Herbert Goldsworthy (Lorraine) of Clarenville; nine grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place on Saturday, June 5, 2004 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the ALS Society.
June 04, 2004


RIDEOUT, Cyril - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, August 31, 2004, Cyril Rideout of Heart's Content in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Emily and eleven children: Wallace (Bessy), Cresy (Jim), Tex (Elizabeth), Jim (Sheila), Peggy (Wayne), Cassie (Wayne), Derek (Ivy), Elva (Roger), Marilyn (Joe), Dorothy (Blair) and Joy; 27 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; one brother Clarence (Seal Cove, Fortune Bay) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral Service to take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content on Friday, September 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the United Church Cemetery, Heart's Content. Donations may be made in his memory to the Hayfield United Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
09/02/04


ROCKWOOD, Edgar- Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital, on Saturday Feb. 21, 2004 Edgar Rockwood of Heart's Content, age 70 years. Leaving to mourn, wife Annie, Heart's Content, three sons, Terry (Jackie) Fort McMurray, Clyde, Heart's Content and John, Fort McMurray. Seven grandchildren, one great-grandson. One brother Gerald (Shirley) Hr. Grace, one sister Elizabeth Peddle (Marvin) Ajax, ON. Aunt Hazel and cousin Beatie Sooley, Heart's Delight. Two sisters-in-law Myrtle Mackenzie, Jane Wheaton (Abner); one brother-in-law Edmund Price. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content. Visiting hours 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday 10 a.m. -12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.
February 23, 2004


RODWAY, Peter - Passed peacefully away at Clarenville Retirement Home on Sunday, November 21, 2004, Peter Rodway of Clarenville, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his wife Malvenia and his parents Frank and Lily Rodway. Leaving to mourn with fond memories his sisters: Olive Boutcher, Toronto, Bertha Eighmey (Keith), Sun City, AZ and Ivy Davis (Edgar), Mount Pearl; brother: Alfred Rodway, Clarenville and a large number of nieces and nephews along with other relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Tuesday, November 23, 2004 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville. Interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In his memory a memorial fund to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville.
November 24, 2004


ROWE, Alexander - Passed suddenly away at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, November 9, 2004, Alexander John Rowe. Retired teacher of Heart's Content, age 65 years. Predeceased by parents, Maxwell and Winnifred and brother Gerald. Leaving to mourn wife Linda; three sons: Andrew, Stephen and Barry of Heart's Content; sister Sybil Rowe, St. John's; father and mother-in-law, Eric and Clara Penney; three brothers-in-law: Max Penney (Georgina), Eric Penney (Ruby), David Penney; six sisters-in-law: Sybil Rowe, Elizabeth (Bruce Coish), Doris Penney, Lorraine Penney, Joyce (Greg Martin) and Marie Rowe; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content. Visiting hours Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made in Mr. Rowe's memory to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Green's Funeral Home, Winterton.
November 11, 2004


ROWE, Elfreda Florence (nee Thorne) - January 14, 1920 - June 25, 2004. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, June 25, 2004, Elfreda Rowe of Green's Harbour, aged 84 years. Predeceased by parents: Sarah Jane and Charlie Thorne; husband Harold, sons: Fred and Guy, brothers Claude Thorne, Charlie Thorne and Ted Thorne. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her seven children - three sons and four daughters: Harve (Ada), Whitbourne; Lucy (Leonard) Pitcher, Green's Harbour; Lilian (Wilbert) Crocker, Charlottetown, Bonavista Bay; Dale (Philip) Gilbert, Hopeall; Charlie (Angela), Green's Harbour; Bob, Green's Harbour; Elsie (Dana) Dunham, Cambridge, Ont; seventeen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren; sister Elsie Ross, Scarborough, ON; brother Howard Thorne, Dildo; sisters-in-law Lucy and Edna, New Harbour; a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will be held at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo, Saturday, June 26th from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. The memorial service will be held from Faith United Church, Green's Harbour on Sunday, June 27th at 4:00 p.m., with inurnment to follow at Faith United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to NL Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation.
06/26/04


ROWE, Mabel - Sept. 8, 1908 - Aug. 11, 2004. Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, August 11, 2004, Mrs. Mabel Rowe, of Heart's Content, age 95 years. Leaving to mourn one daughter Evelyn (Hayward Coates), Winterton; one son Tom (Hilda), Manuels; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother Arthur Rower, Tri Con Manor, Winterton; also, a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Friday, 2:00 -5:00 and 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Saturday visitation will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Heart's Content. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or The Janeway Children's Hospital.
08/13/04


ROWE, Margaret Bernice (March) - September 3, 1923 - April 4, 2004. Margaret was one of nine children born to Stephen and Gertrude March, Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay. She was predeceased by her parents and other family members as follows: husband Alfred, October 13, 1992; son Dennis, age four months, November 1960; sisters, Lillian Wheeler, Mildred Cranford, Elsie Holloway, Jane Cooper, brothers, Harold and Kenneth. She is survived by sisters Muriel Reid (Dildo) and Audrey Holloway (Port Blandford). On May 16, 1940 Margaret married Alfred Rowe of Chance Cove, whose parents she had worked for as a "servant girl." They became the proud parents of 15 children, nine sons and six daughters. Over the years, the family expanded to include six sons-in-law and eight daughters-in-law, 34 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She is survived by Shirley Collett (Leslie), Fair Haven, NL; Rona Jenkins (Wayne), Kitchener, ON; Reuben (Marilyn), Chance Cove; Major Raymond (Audrey), St. John's, NL; George (Sheila), Tumbler Ridge, BC; Herman (Carmel), Torbay, NL; Beulah Best (Fred), Brampton, ON; Marilyn Dyer (Brian), Thunder Bay, ON; Caroline Legge (Dennis), London, ON; Winsor (Karen), Parksville, BC; Paul (Marie), Chance Cove, NL; Major Craig (Patsy), Sudbury, ON; Velda Warren (Wade), Barrie, ON; Captain Peter (Janice), Kitchener, ON; and all 34 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Chance Cove from where the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2004. Visiting hours 2-10 p.m. Monday, April 5th and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6th. Donations in memory may be made to the Salvation Army, Chance Cove Corps.
"Servant of God, Well Done!"
April 05, 2004


RUSSELL, Robert George - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, November 9, 2004, Robert George Russel, aged 74 years, formerly of Port Union. Served with the Canadian Army, member of Branch 16 Catalina and Branch 56, also member of the Orange Lodge. Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Sarah; brother: Eli and brother-in-law: Victor Johnson. Leaving to mourn with many fond memories his loving wife and best friend Juanita. Beloved children: Bonnie (Peter), Lucy (Rob), Paul (Joanne), Peter (Wanda), Elmo (Cathy); ten precious grandchildren: Stacey, Russell, Heidi, Brandon, Danielle, Lauren, Colin, Michelle, Alexander and Logan. Also mourning his sisters and brothers: Douglas (Gertrude), Melina, Arthur (Edith), Edgar (Ibena) and Rebecca. Special cousin Daisy Hiscock; special niece Helga Walsh. Also mourning a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral services to be held on Friday, November 12, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army, St. John's West Citadel, 176 Mundy Pond Road. Interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Donations may be made in his memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association.

November 10, 2004


SHORT, Marion - Passed peacefully away at the Hr. Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, September 9, 2004, Marion V. Short, of Hant's Harbour, age 86 years. Leaving to mourn her husband of 68 years, Wesley, Hr. Lodge; three daughters: Judy (Boyd Hopkins), Daisy (Robert Burden), Shirley (Alfred Button); one son, Carman (Margaret); son-in-law Stan Button; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Max Short (Joyce); sister-in-law Doris Short; special niece Daisy (Richard King); special nephew Roy Tuck; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours, Saturday 3-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Sunday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Monday visitation will take place at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant's Hr. from 10-12 noon. Funeral service to take place at 2:00 p.m. with interment in Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery, Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
September 11, 2004


SHORT, Scott Reginald - Passed peacefully away at the Bonavista Health Care Center, September 7, 2004, Scott Short, aged 59 years. Predeceased by his infant son Reginald, parents Frank and Vida, sister Joan, brother Hayward, mother and father-in-law Hubert and Annie Street, and brothers-in-law Gus Street and Sam Cooper. Left with loving memories are his wife and partner in life Joyce; son Wayne (Carolyn) of Leduc, Alberta; daughter Paulette (Don) Emberley of St. John's, NL; sisters: Lillie (Ches) King, Hant's Harbour, NL, Pearl Cooper, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, Mildred Noble, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, Geraldine (Ian) Murdoch, Mount Pearl, NL; brothers-in-law: Lewis (Delores) Street, Amherst Cove, NL, Sam Street, Spillars Cove, NL, Fred (Connie) Street, Spillars Cove, NL, Clyde (Diane) Street, Catalina, NL; sister-in-law Myrtle Street, Spillars Cove, NL; and a large circle of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista, NL, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10 and 11, 2004 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m., Sunday, September 12, 2004 at Christ Anglican Church, Bonavista with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Bonavista, NL. As an expression of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted.
September 11, 2004


SIMMONS, James W. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, November 1, 2004, James W. Simmons. Aged 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Edna, January 23, 1994; and son Clarence, September 2, 2004. Leaving to mourn his daughter Jane Stone (Clifford); daughter-in-law Daphne Simmons; four grandchildren: Wayne Stone (Arlene), Gregory Stone (Shadi), Jason Simmons and Zanesha Simmons; great-granddaughter Larissa Stone; sisters: Gladys Clark (Eloil), Maude Blundell (Ralph), Mabel Marsh, and Lizzie Ivany (Theodore); also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday from 7-10 p.m.; then on Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Then Visitation will be held at Vardy's Funeral Home, Hickman's Harbour on Wednesday from 7-10 p.m., and on Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service to be held from the Salvation Army Church, Hickman's Harbour on Thursday, November 4, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Hickman's Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers are gratefully accepted. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
November 03, 2004


SINYARD, Theresa - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Monday, March 22, 2004, Theresa Sinyard of Heart's Content, age 84 years. Leaving to mourn faithful friends Albert Cumby and Frances Piercey; also a large circle of cousins, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Wednesday 2-5 and 7-10 pm. Thursday, visitation will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content from 10 am - 12 Noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 pm with interment in St. Mary's Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Heart's Content.
March 24, 2004


SHEARS, Annie May - Passed peacefully away at St. Luke's Nursing Home, St. John's, on Thursday, July 22, 2004, one day past her 92nd year, Annie May Shears of St. John's and formerly of Port Rexton, T.B. Leaving to mourn a number of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Also, there will be a visitation at the Anglican Church in Port Rexton on Monday from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Requiem Eucharist will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Saturday, July 24, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Port Rexton on Monday, July 26, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Restoration Fund.
July 23, 2004


SMITH, Eliza Jane - Passed peacefully away at Agnes Pratt Nursing Home, St. John's on Monday, July 5, 2004, Eliza Jane Smith of Clarenville, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her husband Cyril; sisters: Mildred Drodge and Blanche Soper and brothers: Cyril Drodge, Theophilus Drodge and Maxwell Drodge. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Mildred Holloway (Boyd), London, ON; Alice Long (Rod), George's Brook and Kim Smith (Lindo), Clarenville; son: William Smith (Colleen), Bramalea, ON; brother: Eldred Drodge, Clarenville; four grandchildren: Angie Reitveld, Steve Holloway, Susan LeGrow and Michael Long; one great-grandson: Jacob and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 P.M. Thursday, July 8, 2004 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to Southview 3rd Floor, Agnes Pratt Nursing Home, St. John's.
July 07, 2004


SMITH, Levi John (Smitty) - May 24, 1924 - July 30, 2004. Born in Hearts Content, Trinity Bay, CN Retired. Psalm 11 Verse 5: Precious in the sight of the Lord, is the death of His Saints.

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Levi Smith (Smitty) announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on July 30, 2004. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen (nee Kay Penney) of 58 years; son Derek (Marie) Thornville, Ohio; two daughters: Maxine Piercey (Donald), St. John's, NL, Judy Trueman (James), Pickering, Ontario; twelve grandchildren: Janet (Cornel), Ontario, Brenda (Keith), Brian (Robin) Thornville, Ohio, Kimberly Denise, Ontario, Gerry (Debra-Lynn), Irishtown, Stanley, Debra, Richard, Donald, Dean, Mark and Michael, Ontario; fifteen great-grandchildren: Rachael, Christy, Matthew, Becky, Ontario, Arielle, Augustina and Beth Thornville, Ohio, Cameron and Kate-Lynn, Irishtown, Darrel, Ricky Eric, Kerri, Amber and Brittany, Ontario; two brothers: James (Sadie) Smith, Deer Lake, twin brother Moses Smith, Deer Lake; four sisters-in-law: Alma Mighton, Laura Lidstone, Geraldine (Tony) Bayner, Joan (Clifford) House; two brothers-in-law: Herbert (Agnes) Penney, Ronald (Sadie) Penney; special nephew Willis (Wanda) Baker and a great number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Rose (nee Breaker) Smith of Deer Lake; parents-in-law: Herbert and Gertrude (nee Lewis) Penney of Irishtown; sisters-in-law: Marjorie Flynn, Nellie Smith; brothers-in-law: Richard Flynn, Arthur Mighton, Gilbert Lidstone. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Monday, August 2, at 2:00 p.m. Bishop Leonard Whitton officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 44 Clarence Street, Corner Brook, NL A2H 1K9. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca.
May God Grant Him Eternal Rest
Gone to be with Jesus, but not forgotten
July 31, 2004


SMITH, Robert Cyril - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, December 16, 2004, Robert Cyril Smith, age 86 years, of Norman's Cove. Predeceased by wife Evelyn. Leaving to mourn four sons: Chesley (Dorcas), Pasadena, Wallace (Ada), David (Lydia), Norman's Cove, Roy, Kingston, Ontario; six daughters: Irene Hodge (Don), Labrador, Bernice Anderson (Roy), Chance Cove, Kathleen Harvey (Wayne), St. John's, Elizabeth Reid (Austin), New Brunswick, Velma Temple (Bob), Long Cove, Beverley Parsons (Tony), St. John's; five sisters: Marjorie Smith, Marion Barrett, Viola Bemmister, Muriel Randell (Stirling), Susie Mercer (James); three brothers: Kenneth, Ernest, Winston (June); two sisters-in-law: Bernice Smith, Mary Smith; two brothers-in-law: Alfred Temple (Mildred), Wilson Temple (Allison); twenty-one grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at The Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman's Cove. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 19, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. - 12/18/04

SMITH, Samuel Herbert - Passed away after a long illness at the Carbonear General Hospital on Nov. 6, 2004 at the age of 79 years. Father of Margaret (Garry Piercey), Stephenville, Tom (Mame), Chapel Arm, Carl (Sylvia), Corner Brook, Bartley (Barb), Hamilton, Ont., Sharon (Mitchell), Sask. Eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers: Elias Smith, Chapel Arm, Fred, Ont.; sisters: Mary Ann, Nova Scotia, Martha, Ont., Melinda, Corner Brook. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Anglican Church, Chapel Arm. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 10:00 AM. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Long Harbour Road.
November 19, 2004


SMITH, Sarah - Passed away suddenly at the Newhook Community Health Center on May 9, 2004, age 81 years of Chapel Arm. Predeceased by her parents: Walter (1939), Frances (1979), brothers: James, Patrick, Arthur & Jacob; sisters: Clotilda Piercey & Mary Northover. Left to mourn brothers Robert & Andrew Smith, special nieces Rita Pretty & Hannah Reid, special nephew Bernard Piercey, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Chapel Arm. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Long Harbour Road. Funeral Arrangements by Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
May 11, 2004


SMITH, Sarah Amy - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, June 3, 2004 at Thornlea, Sarah Smith, age 72 years. Predeceased by husband Edward; son Elwood; daughter Cynthia; parents Cleophas and Susie (White) Thorne, of Thornlea; three sisters and one brother. Leaving to mourn sons: Howard (Alice), Arnold's Cove, Garland (Pauline), Thornlea; daughters: Jenny (Tom) Gallant, St. John's; Gail (Jeffrey) Smith, Spruce Grove, AB; son-in-law Robert Lockyer, Arnold's Cove, 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Julia Best, Thornlea; brother Robert Thorne, Thornlea; special sister-in-law, Stella Newhook, Norman's Cove; also a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at the United Church, Thornlea. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, June 5 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the United Cemetery at Thornlea. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
June 04, 2004


SPURRELL, Eldred - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, September 27, 2004, Eldred Spurrell of Sunnyside, aged 63 years. Predeceased by his mother, father and brother. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Noreen of 40 years; sons: Terry at Cobourg, ON and Kenny at Sunnyside; sisters: Melvie (Norman Chaulk), Ontario and Pearl Spurrell, Clarenville; brothers: Simeon (Daisy), Gander, Robert (Marion), Hillview, Jonah (Florence), Come-by-Chance, Stanley (Christine), Little Hearts Ease and Cecil (Imelda), St. John's and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Sunnyside. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2004 from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Sunnyside with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Sunnyside. In his memory donations may be made to Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
September 29, 2004


STAINER, Annie - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John's on Wednesday, August 11, 2004. Annie Stainer of Clarenville, aged 91 years. Predeceased by her husband George. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Joan (Eugene Strong), St. John's, formerly of Clarenville; brother Eric Moulton (Ida), Red Harbour; grandchildren Dolores, Nancy and Greg; great-grandchildren Amanda, Jonathan, Gavin and Holly; special nephew Percy Barrett and family and a circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 13, 2004 from Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital.
August 13, 2004


ST. GEORGE, John Joseph - October 10, 1952 - August 9, 2004. Retired employee from IOCC, April 2003. Passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home, Heart's Desire on Monday, August 9, 2004, John St. George, aged 51 years. Predeceased by his brother Andrew, August 21, 1971 and his father Thomas, April 6, 2001. Dearly loved son of Annie St. George. Left to mourn John's passing, and will miss him dearly, brothers: Anthony (Faye), Heart's Desire; Gerald, Toronto; Tom (Colleen), Green's Harbour; Greg (Paulette), Mount Pearl and Stephen, Langley, BC; sisters: Elsie (Terry Mouland), Mount Pearl; Ann Marie (Don Rohan), Harricott; Brenda (Scott Oke), Mount Pearl; Elaine, Mount Pearl; Bernice (Brian Jackson), Kingston, NS; 12 nephews: Michael St. George (Susan Reid); Stephen Mouland; Andrew Rohan (Glenda Clark); Corey Rohan; Chad and Leah Oke; Chris Oke (Brianne Harris); Andrew, Kirby and Joshua St. George; David and Matthew St. George and Jordan Jackson; 6 nieces: Lori Rohan (Norman Lawlor), Laura Oke (Glenn Bursey), Krista Gibbons (Giancarlo Giangrande), Terri Gibbons, Janelle St. George and Keighley Jackson. Also lovingly remembered by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends in Labrador City, St. Mary's Bay, Trinity Bay and throughout the Island. Dogs: Missy, Nakita and Misty will miss his treats. Resting at the Sacred Heart Church, Heart's Desire from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11 until time of funeral which will be held on Friday, August 13th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in John's memory gratefully accepted to Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund, Heart's Desire. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
August 11, 2004


STRINGER, George - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, September 23, 2004, George Stringer of Little Hearts Ease, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife Marion and son Leonard. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his sons: Gerald (Mildred), Action, ON, Ronald (Selina), Little Hearts Ease, Ralph (Eileen), Paradise and Alonzo (Eleanor), Chamberlains; daughter-in-law Linda Charbeneau, Brampton, ON; sister, Major Gladys Stringer, Topsail; brother Levi Stringer (Alma), Adeytown and Nehemiah Stringer (Effie), Long Pond; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2004 from Bethel United Church, Little Hearts Ease with interment at United Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.
September 25, 2004


STRONG, Janet Blanche - Passed peacefully away in the loving presence of her family at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on March 22, 2004, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Chester and infant daughter Beverly, brother Harold Short and parents Maude and Isaac Short. Leaving to mourn with cherished memories her children, Mabel (Roy) Tizzard, Goulds; Tom (Judy Strong), Middle Cove; Roland (Denise) Strong, Old Perlican; Rick (Glenda) Strong, Mt. Pearl. Sisters Violet Frampton, St. John's; Doris Barnes, Mt. Pearl. Brother-in-law Stephen (Audrey) Strong, Gander. Sisters-in-law Phyllis Strong, Old Perlican; Mabel Avery, Mt. Pearl; Lila Short, St. John's. Grandchildren Tracy (Geoff Drover), Paradise; Mark (Kelli) Tizzard, St. Louis, Missouri; Renee (Neal) Froude and Roger Strong, Old Perlican; Laura, Matthew Strong, Middle Cove; Kristina, Vanessa Strong, Mt. Pearl. Great-grandchildren Hayley, Noah Drover, Nicholas, Kenzi Tizzard, and Hannah Froude. Also a large circle of close relatives and friends. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican on Tuesday, March 23, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral service to be held at St. Andrews by the Sea United Church, Old Perlican at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gracefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's or the United Church, Old Perlican.
March 23, 2004


STRAYER, Florence (Driscoll) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her sister: Bernice, on Saturday, June 26, 2004, Florence Strayer, age 92. Born in Trinity Bay, lived in St. John's, then moved to the United States and settled in York, Pennsylvania. Predeceased by her parents Noah and Jane Driscoll, husband: Edward Strayer; brothers: Stan and Wesley; sister: Margaret Jaeger. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sister: Bernice Young of St. John's; a number of nieces and nephews in Newfoundland and the United States; and many friends and relatives. Funeral to take place in York, Penn. on Thursday, July 1, 2004.
June 29, 2004


THISTLE, Albert Harris - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Home, St. John's on Friday, December 17, 2004, Albert Harris Thistle of Shoal Harbour, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ivy of 61 years; sons Edmund (Vivian), Shoal Harbour and Wayne (Gerri), St. John's; daughter Beverly (Dave Strong), Fort McMurray, AB; sister Violetta Crocker, Ontario; sister-in-law Una Thistle, Shoal Harbour; grandchildren Mark, David, Jason, Dana, Justin, Tracy and Allan; Kay, mother of Mark and David; Gloria, mother of Jason and Dana; ten great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 20, 2004 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at Shoal Harbour United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Albert Harris Thistle Scholarship Fund.
December 18, 2004


THISTLE-HAYE, Minnie - Passed peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2004, Minnie Thistle (nee Snelgrove), residing in St. John's, formerly of Grates Cove. Predeceased by husband Clarence Thistle 2002, her first husband Rex Haye in 1964 and her daughter Judy Haye White in 1995. Left to mourn: her daughter Evelyn Ploetner (Eitel); sister Evelyn Strong; sisters-in-law: Ruby Hiscock, Mildred Miller; granddaughters Jill Zaimes, Jennifer Noteworthy and Susan Ploetner; grandsons: Jurgen Ploetner, Rod Ploetner (Susan), Jason Ploetner (Charlene) and Christopher Noseworthy (Stephanie); stepdaughter Eunice Vatcher (Robert) and family; stepson Alex Thistle (Anna) and family; seven great-grandchildren and the staff of Glenbrook Lodge. Rested at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, March 28th and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, March 29. Funeral service took place 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment followed in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
April 03, 2004


THORNE, Ernest Rayfield - Sept. 8, 1913 - April 13, 2004, passed peacefully away at the Lion's Manor, Placentia. Predeceased by wife Annie, 1955. Leaving to mourn six sons: Reg (Lily), St. John's, Ern, Norman's Cove, Bill (Marjorie deceased), Norman's Cove, Andy (Hilda), Norman's Cove, Levi (Shirlene), Mount Pearl, Lloyd (Gertie), Eastern Passage, N.S.; six daughters: Marion Dorcas Moore (Dave), Dildo, Rhoda Thorne, Mount Pearl, Eva Thorne (Jim), Ottawa, Janet Boulet (Wes), Calgary, Alfreda Murphy (Andrew), Long Beach, Lily Johnson, Norman's Cove; Thirty-one grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Maude Thorne and Dorcas Smith, Norman's Cove and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne, Tuesday, 7-10 p.m., Wednesday 10 am - 10 pm. At the Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman's Cove Thursday at 10 a.m. Funeral service on Thursday, April 15th. at 2 p.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers upon request. Donations in his memory to the Anglican Cemetery Fund, Norman's Cove would be greatly appreciated.
April 14, 2004

 

 

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