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from The Telegram for 2005
(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 2005 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.
ALLEN, William J. - Passed away suddenly at Woodford's Comfort Manor, Holyrood, on Sunday, January 23, 2005, William Allen, formerly of Chance Cove, age 87 years. Left to mourn wife Elizabeth; daughter: Effie (Oscar) Pitts, Dunville; grandson: Keith (Lorraine) Pitts, Red Deer, Alberta; granddaughter: Tanya Pitts, Toronto; special great-grandson: Brandon, Toronto; sisters: Molly Smith, Arnold's Cove and Pearl Peddle, Placentia; also lovingly remembered by two brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; a large number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Chance Cove from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 26th at 2 p.m. Interment to follow Salvation Army Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations in his memory gratefully accepted to the Salvation Army Building Fund, Chance Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
ANDREWS, Arthur - 9 September, 1918 - 26 October, 2005. Passed peacefully away at the DVA Pavilion on Wednesday, October 26, 2005, Arthur Andrews, in the presence of his daughter. Veteran of WWII, Royal Navy, first contingent, D/17(3662). Son of Thomas and Ruth (Kelland) Andrews of Winterton. Predeceased by wife Florence (1962), brother George (1998) and twin brother Frank (2003). Leaving to mourn son Bruce and wife Joanne, Kitchener; daughter Suzanne and husband Glen Skanes, St. John's; two granddaughters Erin Andrews and Claire Skanes; other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 pm from Caul's Chapel. Interment to follow at Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
AVERY, Eric L. S/Sgt. RNC Retired - Passed peacefully away at the Miller Centre Palliative Care Unit, St. John's on Sunday, December 11, 2005, Eric Avery of CBS, formerly of Deep Bight, aged 63 years. Predeceased by his parents John and Elsie Avery. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dorothy; sons: Todd (Susan) and Bradley (Marie); sisters: Florence Green (Wilfred) and Betty Lane (Fred); brothers: Russell (Annie), Garfield (Margaret), Harvey (Ivy) and Clarence (Patsy); grandchildren: Morgan, Taylor and Patti; seven sisters-in-law; nine brothers-in-law; mother and father-in-law Albert and Hattie Piercey, and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at United Church, Deep Bight. Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 14, 2005 from United Church, Deep Bight with interment at United Cemetery, Deep Bight. In his memory, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
BAKER, Alexander - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross
Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, February 6, 2005, Alexander Baker of
Hillview in his 90th year. Predeceased by wife Annie, son Merdick and
daughter Cheryl. Left with fond and loving memories are his six daughters:
Angela (Oswald), Wavey (Gilles), Carol (Carter), Doral (Ken), Brenette
(Bruno), Faith (Marcel); three sons: Tom (Cecilia), Maurice (Violet),
Merlin (Kim); 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two brothers:
Allan (Pearl) and Simeon; brother-in-law Thomas Benson (Violet);
sisters-in-law Elizabeth Green (Gordon), Marjorie Baker, Kay Baker,
Jemima Wight, and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting
at Grace United Church, Hillview. Funeral to take place February 8 at 2
p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the
Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
"Gone from our lives
BARBOUR, Neta E. - Passed peacefully away at the Lakeside Home in
Gander on February 28, after a year long illness, Neta E. Barbour of Shoal
Harbour. Predeceased by her loving husband Fred; sisters: Maisie and Ida;
brother-in-law Harry. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, sister Jean
Duffet; nephews: Tolson (Pat), Terry (Sheila); nieces: Deenie (Wayne),
Janeen (Richard) and Marion; as well as several great-nephews and nieces,
and many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were held at the
Memorial United Church in Clarenville on March 3rd.
BARRETT, Alma Florence - Passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Tuesday, March 29, 2005, Alma F. Barrett of Old Perlican, aged 75 years. Predeceased by husband John A., parents Maude & Levi Hopkins, stepfather Levi Wheeler, sister Gladys, special brother Maxwell Hopkins. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of loving memories two sons: Vandy (Paulette), Old Perlican; Wade (Catherine), St. John's; two daughters Jackie (Herb), Old Perlican; Marlene (Gary), Victoria; nine grandchildren: Allister, Nancy, Nadine, John, Brian, Kevin, Shayne, Melissa and Glenn; sisters Eileen and Florence; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican. Visitation Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service to take place Friday, April 1st, 2 p.m. from St. Andrews By The Sea, United Church, Old Perlican. Interment to follow at the U.C. Cemetery, Old Perlican. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice.
BAXENDALE, Bradford - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial
Hospital, Clarenville, on Sunday, January 16, 2005, Bradford Baxendale of
Clarenville, aged 58 years. Predeceased by his parents Fergus and Vida
Baxendale. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Christina
of 29 years; daughter Amy, Clarenville; son Devin, Clarenville; sister Paula Jane
(Chris Francis), Sydney Mines, NS; family and friends. Resting at Fewer's
Funeral Home, Clarenville, Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service 2 p.m.
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 from Memorial United Church, Clarenville.
Interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In his memory a memorial
fund to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BRACE, Richard Heber John - September 6, 1975 - July 4, 2005. Passed away
tragically at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, July 4, 2005, Richard
Brace of Green's Harbour, aged 29 years. Predeceased by grandparents: Richard
(Stan) and Esther Brace and Uncle George Brace. Leaving to mourn his father:
Heber (Cynthia) and mother: Carolyn Sooley (Ellis); sister: Patricia Whiteway
(Ian); brother: Jeffery (fianc Jennifer); niece and nephew: Samantha and Nathan
Whiteway; grandparents: Harry and Myra March; aunts: Ellen Day (Reg),
Nancy Brace (Sam), Sally Brace, Vivian Hanes (John), Sharon Cumby (Roy),
Rox-Ann Woodman (Windsor); uncles: Charlie March (Karen), Jesse March
(Elaine); also lovingly remembered by a number of cousins, other relatives and
friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo, with visitation Thursday 10
a.m. to 10 p.m. Then resting at Faith United Church, Greens Harbour from 10 a.m.
until time of Funeral. Funeral on Friday at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in
lieu of flowers donations in Richard's memory may be made to the Richard Brace
BURGESS, Llewelyn - June 29, 1916 - February 16, 2005. Retired cook from CN
Marine, July 1, 1981. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital
on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, Llewelyn Burgess of Whiteway, aged 88
years. Predeceased by loving wife Pearl (nee Mayne), December 18, 1993; son
Fraser, February 15, 2005; brother Lewis; sisters: Nellie and Violet. Left to mourn
with fond and loving memories, daughters: Violet (Harry) Pitcher, Phyllis
(Melrose) Jackson; daughter-in-law Barbara Ann; grandchildren: Michael
(Christine), St. John's, Mark (Beverly Collier), Calgary, AB, Diane (Butch)
Morgan, Stephenville, Brian and Evan, BC, Curtis, Brampton, Ont.;
great-grandsons: Kristopher, Brandon, Chad; special great-grandson, Devon;
sisters: Clara, St. John's, Mary Ann (Bill) Driscoll, New Melbourne; brothers:
Fred, Whiteway, Pleamon (friend, Maud Grimes), Heart's Delight; also lovingly
remembered by a large number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many
friends. Resting at St. Andrew's United Church, Whiteway, along with his son
Fraser from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. February 16th until joint funeral service which
will be held on Thursday, February 17th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow for both
Father and Son at St. Andrew's United Church Cemetery, Whiteway. As
expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory gratefully accepted to St.
Andrew's United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to
Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
BURSEY, Jeffrey (Paul) - Paul Bursey, beloved husband of Adrienne (nee Drew). Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at the age of 47 years. Paul is predeceased by his son Paul Drew Bursey and his father Alfred Clayton Bursey. Paul will be remembered and sadly missed by his wife Adrienne; his daughter Erin (friend Scott); his son Ian (friend Allison); Paul's mother Evelyn; Paul's brother Brian and wife Alberta, their children: Kendra and Kyle; Paul's brother Peter and wife Suzanne, their children: Olivia and Adam; Paul's sister Krista. Paul is also leaving to mourn a large circle of family and friends. Public visitation will take place on Friday, September 2, 2005 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. 11 a.m. September 3, 2005 at Strathie's Funeral Home, Catalina. The Funeral Service will be held for Paul at Saint Peter's Anglican Church in Catalina. Service to commence on Saturday, September 3, 2005 starting at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request.
BURT, Bertha Mildred - April 30, 1909 - September 21, 2005. Passed peacefully
away into the loving hands of God at the Health Sciences Centre on September
21, 2005 at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband, Lotriph (1973); brothers:
Harrison, John, Hayward, Thomas; and 3 infant children. Leaving to mourn with
cherished memories, daughters: Hazel Pope, Ontario (Ress - deceased), Marion
Bussey (Douglas), St. John's and Vera Crant (Adolf), St. John's; sister, Mary
Bennett (Green's Harbour); six adored grandchildren: Carolann (John) Dockeray,
Chris (Dawn) Crant, Jeff (Lisa) Crant, Paul Crant, David (Cheryl) Bussey, Sarah
(Shawn) Tapper; seven precious great-grandchildren whom she adored:
Melanie, Sean, Ryan, Kathleen, Sophia, Serenity and Ethan; also a large circle of
relatives and close friends. Special thanks to the Health Sciences Emergency
Room Staff, 4SA and Dr. Baggs, Dr. C. Murray and Dr. Goodridge for their
exceptional care. Resting at The Salvation Army Green's Harbour Citadel,
September 22-23, 2005. Funeral to take place September 24, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from
S.A. Green's Harbour Citadel. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations
can be made in memory to the Salvation Army Green's Harbour Corps.
BURT, Cecilia (nee Smith) - Passed peacefully away at the Capt. William
Jackman Memorial Hospital in Labrador City, formerly of Elliott's Cove, Random
Island, aged 86 years, on Tuesday, July 19th, 2005. Predeceased by her
husband, William and daughter Bernice; parents, William T. and Drucella;
brothers: Harrison, Zechariah and sisters: Victoria, Amy and Ivy. Leaving to
mourn sons: Howard (Joan) and Eugene (Doreen); grandchildren: Marilyn
(Doug), Tony (Melissa), William and Peter; five great-grandchildren: Christia,
Ashley, Sabrina, Cassandra and Victoria; sister Edith (Bray) and a large number
of nieces, nephews, friends and special friends, Daphne and Alec Reid. Rested
at the Central United Church, Random Island from where the funeral service,
officiated by Rev. G. Jarvis, will take place on Saturday, July 23rd, 2:00 p.m.
Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Elliott's Cove. Donations
may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Elliott's Cove. Funeral
arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island.
"Family Caring For Family Rest is thine, sweet memory ours".
BUTT, Joan - Passed away suddenly at her home on Thursday, April 28, 2005, Joan Butt of Britannia, aged 66 years. Predeceased by her husband Edgar. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Brenda Randell, Toronto, ON, Cindy Deering (David), Shoal Harbour and Peggy Halleran (Darren), St. John's; son Robert (Elaine), Prince George, BC; sisters: Helen Yorke, Toronto, ON and Linda Gibbons, Toronto, ON; brother Reginald Martin (Marjorie), Hickman's Harbour; grandsons Jeffrey Randell, Trevor Avery, Keith Randell and Luke Deering; great-granddaughter Brigid Smith; step-mother Phoebe Martin, Vancouver, BC; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at United Church, Britannia. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2005 from United Church, Britannia with interment at United Cemetery, Britannia.
CALLAN, Walter Leon - 84, of Long Cove, passed away peacefully at Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, March 30, 2005, after a short illness. Born November 19, 1920, in Long Cove, he was the son of the late Eli Callan and the late Caroline (Collins) Callan and also predeceased by his wife Elsie (Newhook) Callan and brothers, William and Victor and sister Elizabeth (Callan) Rideout. Walter lived in Long Cove for most of his life, where he and Elsie raised a rather large family. For the past 14 months he was a resident of the Lions Manor in Placentia, where he made many friends with patients, staff, and visitors - he was known to all. He is survived by his sons: John (Lynda), Eldridge (Elizabeth), of Long Cove, Jerry (Ivena), Bonavista, Harold (Barbara), Fort McMurray, AB, Wade (Joan), Long Cove, Calvin (Jose), Fernie, BC, and Derrick (Rita), Fort McMurray - grandson but raised and loved as a son; daughters: Kathleen (James) Power, Whitehorse, YK, and Alvina (Neil) Power, Fort McMurray, AB, as well as 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Resting at Bethel United Church, Norman's Cove, from where the Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, April 02, at 2:00 p.m. The family would sincerely like to thank Dr. Farrell and staff for their kindness and care given to Walter and the family during his short time at the Carbonear Hospital and especially thankful to the staff of the Lions Manor for their special care of Walter while he was with them. Thanks also are extended to Holloway's Funeral Home and all family and friends who have shown their concern with phone calls, visitations, flowers and cards. Special thanks to Rev. Davis for visiting Walter at home, Lions Manor and the Hospital and his help and concern for the family. Donations in his memory may be made to the Bethel United Church Memorial Fund, Norman's Cove.
CHISLETT, Jacob, Dec. 17, 1924 - May 2, 2005 - Passed peacefully away at the
Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, May 2, 2005, Jacob Chislett of
Islington, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his wife Mary (1989); son: Clayton
(1998). Leaving to mourn one son Ted (Annie), Islington; four daughters: Patsy
(Max) Bishop, Cavendish, Doris (Al) Mills, St. John's, Sandra Chislett, St.
John's, Audrey (Rick) Williams, Vancouver. Also fondly remembered by eight
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law: Rosilind Chislett;
son-in-law: Glenn Jackson; sister-in-law: Marjorie Welsh; The Carpenter family
of Carbonear; Randy Grimes, Heart's Delight; and a number of nieces and
nephews, other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Matthew's Parish Hall,
Islington, Tuesday, May 3, with visiting hours 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral
service was held from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's Delight on
Wednesday, May 4 at 2 pm. Interment followed at St. Matthew's Anglican
Cemetery. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to
Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
COISH, Roy Whitfield - age 89. Passed peacefully away at Central Newfoundland Health Center, Grand Falls, after a short illness on March 15. Predeceased by wife Hattie. Leaving to mourn sons Bramwell (Mildred), Clarenville, Bruce (Betty), Clarenville, Rex, Lewisporte, Steve (Lois), Lewisporte, daughters Betty (Darrell Budden), Lewisporte, Bernice (George Roberts), Neepawa, Manitoba, Pat (David Snow), Clarenville. 13 Grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Resting at Gordon Woolfreys Funeral Home, Lewisporte. Funeral services to be held at Lewisporte United Church, Saturday March 19, 2 p.m. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Lewisporte.
CRANFORD, Edith May (nee George) - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard
A. Miller Centre on Wednesday, July 27th, 2005, Edith May Cranford of St.
John's, formerly of New Harbour, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husband Ralph
and brother Clarence George. Leaving to mourn three sons: Ernest (Dorothy),
King's Cove, Eric (Ros), Mount Pearl, Lew (Joan), New Harbour; three
daughters: Louise Cranford, St. John's, Helen (Sid Peckford), Ottawa, Glenna
(Don Wright), Topsail; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; two
sisters: Florence Smith, Dildo, Ada Seifert, Ontario; one brother, Herbert George,
New Harbour; also lovingly remembered by a large circle of extended family and
friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo, Thursday, July 28th 10:00 a.m.
until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Augustine's
Anglican Church, New Harbour on Saturday July 30th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to
follow at St. Augustine's Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to
the Children's Wish Foundation of St. Augustine's Cemetery Fund.
CROCKER, Charles J. - Passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2005,
Charles J. Crocker of Heart's Delight. He was 96. Charlie is survived by
his wife Marjorie, and by four children: Robert (Janet), Eric (Claudia),
Ron (Sheila) and Maxine Reccord. He is also survived by eight
grandchildren: Dawn, Denise, David, Diane (Chris Penney), Susan Mark,
Christa and Robin, and two great-grandchildren, David and Chelsea.
Charlie was predeceased by his first wife Mina in 1953; son-in-law Ross
Reccord in 1999; sister Jessie Pittman in 1951 and brother Harold
Crocker in 1974. The funeral will be held at the United Church, Heart's
Delight, Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. Friends can pay their respects at the
Fishermen's Hall, Heart's Delight, Friday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Charlie Crocker was a carpenter and
boat-builder, and an active and respected member of his community. As
expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade's Funeral Home,
CROCKER, Ina Florence- (Nov. 14, 1919 - July 16, 2005), lifelong member of
Ladies Council #4, ACW Heart's Delight-Islington - Passed away suddenly and
peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2005, Ina F. Crocker (nee Jerrett) of Heart's
Delight, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband, Joseph Crocker (1986) and
daughter: Joan Traverse (1997). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving
memories, daughter: Hazel (Bernard) Reid, son: James (Barb) all of Heart's
Delight, and son-in-law: Lloyd (Pearl) Traverse, Deer Lake. Her eight
grandchildren: Elaine Traverse, Heart's Delight and Brian Traverse, Que., Jeff
Reid, Alta., Chris (Christina) Reid, St. John's, Susan (Rick) Worthman and
Kimberley Reid, Heart's Delight, Michael Crocker, Alta., and Erin Crocker,
Heart's Delight. Her four great-grandchildren: Tina (Dave) Bridger, Alta., Dave
Traverse (Hope), Heart's Delight, Andrew Reid, St. John's and Joshua
Worthman, Heart's Delight. Sister-in-law: Stella Reid, St. John's. Also lovingly
remembered by a large number of nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends,
especially her extended family at the Golden Years Manor and her home-care
workers. Resting at the S.U.F. Lodge, Heart's Delight, Monday, July 18, from 7
p.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Matthew's
Anglican Church on Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at St.
Matthew's Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. As expressions of
sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican
Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral
DAVIS, Edward James - January 19, 1932 - May 30, 2005. Passed away
suddenly at the Carbonear General Hospital, surrounded by his family, on
Monday, May 30, 2005, Edward Davis of New Harbour, aged 73 years.
Predeceased by wife Yvonne; brothers Gerald and Bill. Leaving to mourn are his
children: Ted (Gail), David (Dale), Wade (Karen), Diane (Lorne Day), Craig
(Sonia); precious grandchildren: Terri-Beth, Blair, Laura, Mark, James, Kaelen;
brother Albert (Cassie); sisters: Jane (Ed Dean), Louise (Art Feltham);
sisters-in-law Catherine Drohan, Anne Davis. Also loving remembered by a
large number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at
Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation on Wednesday June 1 from 10:00
a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. The funeral service
will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel TBS Corps on Thursday June 2, at
2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery. No flowers by
request. As expressions of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to
the Arthritis Society or NL Lung Association.
DAWE, Wilfred Noel - Passed peacefully away, with his sense of
humour intact, on Tuesday, July 5, 2005 in the presence of his family,
Wilfred Noel Dawe of Whitbourne, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn his
loving wife of 45 years, Norma (Mercer); sons: Autry (Elizabeth) and
Stephen; cherished grandson Matthew; sister Cynthia Fagan;
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Audrey (Lloyd Adams), Junior Mercer
(Nora), Lloyd Mercer (Sandra), Marty (Neil Hillier) and Rosalind (Roy
Sheppard) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Warren's
Funeral Home, Dildo. Visitation hours are Thursday 12-6 and 7-10;
Friday 10-12, 2-6, 7-10 and Saturday 10-12. Funeral to be held at St.
John the Baptist Church in Whitbourne, 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 9,
2005. Cremation to follow. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Church, Whitbourne or a
charity of one's choice.
DEAN, Hilda - Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, Hilda Dean (nee Burton) of North Harbour in her 81st year. Predeceased by her husband Leslie Dean and grandson Paul Simms. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughters: Lorna Dean, St. John's, Rosanne Pinhorn (Wallace), St. John's, Donna Simms (Don), Mount Pearl and Brenda Inkpen (Gord), Shoal Harbour; sons: Paul (Patty Wells), St. John's and Alex, BC; sister Triffie Crocker, Hearts Delight; brothers: Mose Burton, Cormack, Berkley Burton, Toronto and Fred Burton, Toronto; sister-in-law Ann Eddy, St. John's; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, North Harbour. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2005 from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, North Harbour with interment at Anglican Cemetery, North Harbour. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church.
DICK, Francis William - (Sept. 21, 1919 - July 2, 2005). Passed away
peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. He leaves to mourn, his wife
of 591/2 years, Ruby; children: Judy Byrne (Bob) of Abbotsford; Joan
Davison (Russ) of Seba Beach, AB; Dr. William Dick (Sandra) of
Vancouver; Grandchildren: Cathie Ansell, Elizabeth Lo, Jane Schneider,
Joe Davison, Jamie Davison and Adam Dick. He will also be missed by
his five great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and
sisters-in-law and friends. He was predeceased by three sisters and an
infant son Joseph. Frank was born in St. John's, NFLD and lived in
Clarenville, NFLD until 1972 when he moved to Prince George, BC. A
lifelong railroader, he worked with Reid Newfoundland Railway, CN Rail
and BC Rail. From 1940 to 1945 he served during the Second World
War as a Bombardier with the 57th and 59th Royal Newfoundland Heavy
Artillery Regiments. He was past-President of the royal Canadian Legion
(Clarenville Branch) and a past Noble Grand with the International Order
of Oddfellows. He also served in 1956 as a Councillor with the Town of
Clarenville. A family service was held in Aldergrove, BC. Frank's
cremated remains will be interred in the Dick family plot in Clarenville,
NFLD in conjunction with a Memorial Service at a later date. If so
desired a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated. Personal
Alternative Funeral Services (604) 857-5779.
DOBBIN, Margaret - September 9, 1919 - May 13, 2005. Passed
peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on May 13, 2005,
Margaret Dobbin of Whitbourne, age 85 years. Predeceased by her
husband Andrew; great-grandson Joshua; son-in-law Maxwell Drover;
mother and father; two sisters; two brothers. Leaving to mourn sons: Andy
(Geri), Whitbourne, Terry (Penny), Grand Prairie; daughters: Loretta,
Whitbourne, Agnes (Wilf), Botwood; 22 grandchildren; 36
great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Elizabeth
Coombs, Agnes Williams, Mary Parsons, Hannah (Ontario), Thresa
Dobbin; brother Johnny Penny, also a large circle of other relatives and
friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation
Friday 7-10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass
to take place on Monday, May 16 at 2 p.m. from St. Alphonsus Roman
Catholic Church, Whitbourne. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic
DOWNEY, Ambrose - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital
on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 after a short illness, Ambrose William
Downey of Winterton, aged 87 years. Predeceased by son Thomas in 2003.
Leaving to mourn wife Louise; special son Ray Walker (Anne); daughter-in-law
Velma; grandchildren: Perry (Donna) Downey, Valerie (Kevin) Harnum, Barry
(Denise) Downey, Melanie and Krista Walker; great-grandchildren: Jamie and
Justin Downey, Courtney and Jennifer Harnum and Tyler and Brandon Downey;
sister, Elizabeth Pinhorn (John). Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton.
Visiting hours Friday 10:00 - 12:00, 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday
10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Funeral to take place on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at 2:00
p.m. from Trinity United Church, Winterton. Interment at the U.C. Cemetery in
Winterton. Donations in his memory gratefully accepted to Trinity United
Church Cemetery Fund.
DUFFETT, Edgar "Ed" Clarence - Unexpectedly, at his residence, Wednesday, October 26, 2005, Edgar "Ed" Clarence Duffett of Grand Cove Estates, Grand Bend, formerly of Port Union, Newfoundland, age 71. Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Betty" E. (Cooze) Duffett. Loved father and father-in-law of Tony and Laura Duffett of Surrey, BC, Lisa and Mike Leonard of Placentia, NF. Loving pop of Kristie, Andrew, Emily and Troy. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Virtue and Clayton Follett, Ken and Iva Duffett, David and Barb Duffett, Andy and Shirley Duffett, Craig and Beverly Duffett, Bob and Lottie Cooze, all of Newfoundland. Remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, 519-237-3532, Friday, October 28, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Daniel Coughlin officiating. If desired, memorial donations to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice would be appreciated. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com
DUGGAN, Gerard Majella - Passed peacefully away on July 8, 2005 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Gerard Majella Duggan, formerly of Melrose, at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, three sons: Jack (Linda), Gerard (Dale) and Barry (Suzanne); three daughters: Marie (Jim), Sheila (Dave) and Yvonne, with whom he resided; sixteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; special grandson and poppy's boy Patrick in Goulds. Mass of Christian burial was held on July 12, 2005 at St. Patrick's Church, Port Union with interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2005
Updated November 26, 2005 by Jim Butler
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