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from The Telegram for 2005
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The obituaries appear here, as they appeared in The Telegram on the dates noted with each entry. For the convenience of researchers, the first mention of a Trinity Bay community has been highlighted. Only those obituaries from 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 CONTACT button at the bottom of every page.
RODGERS, Alice (Sally) Elizabeth (nee Parrott) - (August 10, 1923 - April 19, 2005). Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Miller Center in St. John's, NL (formerly of Grand Falls-Windsor and New Perlican, Trinity Bay, NL). Alice was predeceased by her husband Earl William Rodgers in 1999 and infant son Wayne in 1947. Leaving to mourn her loving children: Gordon (Lise), Surprise, AZ, USA, Diane Jennings, Glendale, AZ, USA, Randy, Paul (Ivy), Earl, all of St. John's and Adrian (Emily), Columbus, Ohio; beloved grandchildren: Stephanie (Steve) Collins, Mount Pearl, Sara (Derek) Sheehan, Grand Falls-Windsor, George (Lesia) Jennings, Ottawa, Heidi and Krista Rodgers, Halifax; great-grandchildren: Julia, Mark and Allison Collins, Mount Pearl, Hannah and Andrew Sheehan, Grand Falls-Windsor; sister Florence (Claude) Purchase, Tonawanda, NY; sisters-in-law: Mary Parrott, Niagara Falls, Eleanor (Fred Pynn), Lizzie Rodgers, St. John's and brother-in-law John (Marjorie) Rodgers, St. John's and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service to take place on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anglican Cathedral, St. John's, NL with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to the Holy Trinity Church Window Fund, 1 Exploits Avenue, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 1L9 or a charity of one's choice.
RUSSELL, Annie Caroline - Passed peacefully away on July 8th, 2005
at the Miller Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by
her loving husband of 44 years and family. Leaving to mourn her husband,
Leslie, son Earl (Kay), daughters, Sharon (Neil), Paula (Jerry) and son
Robert (Shari). Grandchildren, Mitchell, Samantha, Leslie-ann, Russell,
Sherida, Charles, Gavin, & Brannon. Brothers, Arthur (Marion), Bond
(Barb), sister, Inez (Alphonsus) and a large number of relatives and
friends. Predeceased by parents, Gordon and Elizabeth Rideout. Resting
at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation will take place on
Saturday, July 9th, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-5 p.m., 7-10 p.m., Sunday, July
10th, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m., July 10th at the
Salvation Army, Trinity Bay South Corps, Dildo. In lieu of flowers,
donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer
SHEPPARD, Mary Ann - Passed away peacefully on November 8, 2005, Mary Ann (Annie) Sheppard of Catalina in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Gideon. Left with many memories are her daughters: Margaret (Mac Bennett) of Lewisporte, Carol (Bill Mason) of Port Union; grandchildren: Judy (Ted Mercer), Debbie (Wade Colbourne), Mac (Debbie) Bennett, Jeffrey (Charlene) Bennett, Glenn (Jill) Bennett, Greg (Joanne) Bennett, Kirk (Darlene) Mason and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral Saturday, November 12, 2005 at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Catalina.
SHORT, Wesley- Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home,
Carbonear, on Sunday, February 6, 2005, Wesley Short of Hant's Hr. in his 93rd
year. Leaving to mourn three daughters, Judy (Boyd Hopkins), Daisy (Robert
Burden), Shirley (Alfred Button), one son Carman (Margaret), son-in-law
Stanley Button, twelve grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, brother
Maxwell Short (Joyce), sister-in-law, Doris J. Short. Special niece Daisy (Richard
King), special nephews Harvey Short Sr. and Roy Tuck. Also a large circle of
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home,
Winterton. Visiting hours Monday and Tuesday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Wednesday
visitation will take place at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant's Harbour from 10
a.m. - noon. Funeral service to take place at 2 p.m. from Calvary Pentecostal
Church. Interment in Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery, Hant's Hr. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
SMITH, Jessie Nina - Of Chance Cove, NL. Passed peacefully away
surrounded by her loving family on July 27, 2005 at the Hoyles-Escasoni
Complex, St. John's. Long term member of the A.C.W.A. Predeceased by her
husband Jacob; son Donald and daughter Marguerite. Left with loving
memories are sons: Everett (Betty), St. Philips, Melvin (Carol), Bellevue Beach;
10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and many cherished friends and
relatives. Resting at the Church of the Ascension, Chance Cove. Visitation
Friday and Saturday from 12 noon - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 12
noon. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2005. Interment at the Anglican
Cemetery, Chance Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Nina's
memory may be made to Church of the Ascension, Chance Cove. Funeral
arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
SMITH, Maxwell Gordon Nathan - October 13, 1935 - May 24, 2005. Passed
peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Tuesday, May 24, 2005,
Maxwell Smith of Chance Cove, aged 69 years, 7 months. Leaving to mourn wife:
Elizabeth (Betty), son: Derek; daughter: Connie (Roland) Smith; granddaughter:
Ashley Smith; sister: Doreen Fahey; Also lovingly remembered by a number of
other relatives and friends. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Chance Cove,
from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m.
Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Chance Cove. As
expressions of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation
Army Building Fund, Chance Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's
Funeral Home, Dildo.
SMITH, Susie Irene (nee Drover) September 5, 1945-July 23, 2005- Passed away
suddenly at the W.H. Newhook Community Health Centre, Whitbourne, on
Saturday, July 23, 2005, of Dildo, formerly of Whitbourne, aged 59 years.
Predeceased by parents Louise and Archibald Drover, husband James Piercey,
mother and father-in-law Minnie and Silas Smith, and brother-in-law Eric
Newhook. Leaving to mourn husband Alfred Smith, son Ralph Piercey (Lisa);
three daughters: Karen Phillips (Jerry), Irene Turner (Leonard), Neta Harris
(Wylie). Six grandchildren: Jamie, Troy, Lynnsey, Crystal, Ryan and Shane. Two
brothers: Hughie Drover (Betty) and Norman Drover (Edna). Mother-in-law
Martha Piercey and Piercey family. Brothers-in-law: Ron (Rebecca) Smith, Ivan
(Velma) Smith, Sam (Sheila) Smith, Baxter (Edith) Smith, Stan (Louise) Smith,
Lawrence (Rose) Smith. Three sisters-in-law: Janice Reid (Calvin), Margaret
Newhook and Lucy (Boyd) Vokey. Also lovingly remembered by aunts, uncles,
nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral
Home, Dildo, with visitation Monday, July 25, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday, July
26, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Wednesday July 27, 10 a.m. until time of funeral.
Funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, TBS Corps,
Wednesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy,
donations in her memory gratefully accepted to Susie Smith Memorial Fund.
SOPER, William James - Passed peacefully away at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON. on Sunday, June 19, 2005, William James Soper, formerly of Hant's Hr. and St. John's, age 90 years. Leaving to mourn wife of 65 years, Mabel; daughter: Froni Mitchell, Waterloo, ON; two granddaughters: Jennifer Mitchell and Stephanie (Gabe) Rivers-Garcia, Waterloo; two grandsons: William (Marie) Mitchell, Denmark, Jody (Hayley) Mitchell, Merrickville, ON; one great grandson: Ethan; three great-granddaughters: Ellen, Ava and Anna; Also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to take place at 2:00 p.m. from Calvary Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, Hant's Hr. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery Fund, Hant's Hr.
June 22, 2005
STURGE, Gertie Lillian - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A.A.
Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on June 23, 2005, age 61
years. Predeceased by her father Everett; mother Emma; sister Rose
Noseworthy and grandson Tyler Sturge. Leaving to mourn with fond and
loving memories, husband Hayward; son Everett (Arlene); brother
Warrick Squires (Dorthy); brother Charlie Squires (Iris); special friend
Janette Norris; nieces and nephews, and many friends. Many thanks to the
staff at both the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and the Dr. A.A.
Wilkinson Memorial Hospital. Cremation to take place with memorial
service on June 27th at 2 p.m. at the United Church, Old Perlican.
SUTHERLAND, Marguerite P. (nee Smith) - Passed suddenly away at her
home in Victoria, NL on Tuesday, January 18, 2005. Predeceased by father Jacob
E. Smith and brother Donald Smith of Chance Cove. Leaving to mourn husband,
Dr. D. Larry Sutherland, Victoria; three daughters: Janice (Robert) Jackson,
Sudbury, ON, Angela Sutherland (Nick Ameno), Buffalo, NY and Jane Elizabeth
Sutherland, Guelph, ON; one son, Dean Lane (Elaine Bennett), Toronto, ON;
two grandchildren: Mitchell and Kayla Jackson, Sudbury, ON; mother Nina
Smith, Bellevue Beach; two brothers: Melvin (Carol) Smith, Bellevue Beach and
Everett (Betty) Smith, St. Phillips. Cremation has taken place. A small family
service will be held on Monday, January 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of
Ascension, Chance Cove. Donations can be made in her memory to the
Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
SWEETLAND, Llewellyn/b> - Passed tragically away at Florida on Saturday, January 8, 2005, Llewellyn Sweetland of Whiteway, formerly of Harbour Grace, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents: Llewellyn and Alice Beatrice and brother, David. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Audrey (Paul) Greene, St. John's, Darlene (Ronald) Halley, Manuels and Norma (Gregory) Matthews, CBS; two granddaughters: Susan and Jillian Matthews; brother: Clarence (Sophie) Sweetland, Riverview, NB; niece: Nancy Tremblay, NB; nephews: Gregory Sweetland and Kenneth Sweetland, NB; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace on Wednesday, January 12, from 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, January 13, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Cremation to follow. Private family interment will follow at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers; as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. For any additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at (709) 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
TEMPLE, Josie Caroline - Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on November 4, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit, Miller Centre, age 72 years, of Long Cove. Predeceased by husband Chesley, 1997; son Harvey, 1973.; parents: William, 1993, Ethel Callan, 2002; sister Marjorie; brother Harvey; brother-in-law Edward Thorne. Leaving to mourn one son, Chesley (Paula), Long Harbour; three daughters: Genevieve Osmond (Edison), Benton, Caroline Croft (Francis), Aquaforte, Peggy Fitzgerald (Tim), Goulds; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters: Beatrice Thorne, Sadie Lake (Jerry), Shirley Butler (Arch); one brother, Gordon (Dola); sisters-in-law: Allison Temple and Mildred Temple; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Bethel United Church, Norman's Cove. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Bethel United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
TEMPLE, Wilson - Passed peacefully away on October 23, 2005 at the Carbonear General Hospital, Wilson Temple of Norman's Cove, age 91 years. Predeceased by his parents, brothers and sisters. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 53 years, Allison; sisters-in-law: Mildred Temple, Josie Temple, Mary Kennedy; brother-in-law: William Kennedy. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation on Monday from 10 am - 9 pm; Tuesday from 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral service on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 at 2 pm from Bethel United Church, Norman's Cove. Interment to follow at Bethel United Church Cemetery, Norman's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Bethel United Church Memorial Fund.
October 07, 2005
TORRAVILLE, James Randal Garfield - Entered into eternal rest on
Friday, March 4, 2005, James Randal Garfield Torraville, age 74 years.
Mourned by loving wife Myra (Steel-Blackmore); four daughters: Kay
Butler (Jim), Elizabeth Crosbie (Rob), Louise Martin and Susan Kemp
(Charles); loving grandfather of Nicholas and Johnathan Chafe, Andrew
Crosbie, Sarah and Timothy Martin, Matthew and Victoria Kemp; also
mourned by two sisters: Barbara Janes and Betty Smith; three nieces: Linda
Markwick (Graham), Barbara Ann Harper (Gordon) and Ruth Hooper
(Denis); special family friend Shawn Martin; other relatives and friends.
Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 7-9 p.m.
Saturday; 10-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service with Requiem will be held at
St. Thomas' Anglican Church on Monday, March 7, 2005 at 11 a.m.
Followed by a reception at Canon Wood Hall. Cremation to follow. Private
inurnment to take place in Blackmore plot at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest
Road at a later date.
Note: Randal was born at Trinity, NL.
TURNER, Richard Glenn - Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Thursday, April 21, 2005, in his 45th year. Predeceased by his father Stewart and his brother Stewart Jr. Leaving to mourn his mother Lorraine Chaffey of Eastport, NL; grandmother Belle Hallett of Glovertown, NL; sisters: Donna Marsh (husband Ricky) of Little Heart's Ease, NL, Karen Reed (husband Dave) of Oakville, Ontario, Leigh Turner of Wild Cove, NL; three nieces; six nephews and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Visitation at Squires' Funeral Home, Eastport on Saturday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service at Holy Cross Anglican Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 24. Family requests no flowers.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2005
Updated November 26, 2005, by Jim Butler
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