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Obituaries for Trinity Bay District
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.
January 25, 2005


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.
October 27, 2005


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.
December 13, 2005


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
but not from our hearts."
February 08, 2005


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.
This day will be remembered
and quietly kept
There will be no need for reminders,
Aunt Nin, We will never forget
March 05, 2005


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.
"To the world you were just one,
To us you were the world."
March 31, 2005


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.
January 18, 1005


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 Memorial Fund.
July 06, 2005


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.
February 17, 2005


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.
September 02, 2005


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.
September 23, 2005


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".
July 23, 2005


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.
April 30, 2005


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.
April 01, 2005


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.
May 07, 2005


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.
March 19, 2005


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.
July 28, 2005


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, Carbonear.
April 08, 2005


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 Home, Dildo.
July 18, 2005


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.
June 01, 2005


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.
July 07, 2005


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.
We are better because we are loved
March 18, 2005


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.
July 09, 2005


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 Cemetery.
May 14, 2005


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.
February 18, 2005


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
October 28, 2005


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.
July 16, 2005

 

 

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