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from The Telegram for 2005
(U - Z)
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 or every page.
WALSH, John P. (Jack) - Passed peacefully away on Friday, March 5,
2005 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, surrounded by his family, John (Jack) P.
Walsh in his 82nd year. An active member of the BIS in St. John's. He was
predeceased by his wife Anna (1996) and his parents, Vincent and
Josephine Walsh of Bellevue, T.B. He is survived by his daughter Alexis
Stokes (Barry), Ottawa, ON; son Duane (Mary), St. John's; also survived
by two brothers: Charlie (Kay), St. John's and Tom (Ruby), Pasadena, NL;
beloved Pompin of his grandchildren: Erin and David Stokes of Ottawa and
Shawna and Jon Walsh of St. John's; special Uncle Jack of Rozanne Shaw,
Mt. Pearl, Austin Rossiter (Lorraine), Mt. Pearl, Joe Rossiter, Mt. Pearl,
Bernard Rossiter, Brampton, ON, Sharon Duggan (Jim), Mt. Pearl, Vincent,
Desmond, Don, Alice and David Walsh of St. John's and Shirley Grant
(Jacon) of Kentucky, US; brother-in-law, Ren Andrews, Brampton, ON;
special friend of Elizabeth Westcott, St. John's. Jack was a member of The
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and retired in 1967. He then worked for
The Nfld. Department of Justice and retired in 1988. Resting at Carnell's
Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 7-9 p.m. Sunday; 2-4 p.m. and 7-9
p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday,
March 9, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Parish. Cremation to follow.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Lung
WARREN, Florence "Flossie" (nee Peddle) - August 18, 1913 - February 2,
2005. Passed peacefully away at her home in the presence of her family on
Wednesday, February 2, 2005, Florence Warren of Dildo, aged 91 years.
Predeceased by husband Nathan, September, 1999. Leaving to mourn with
loving memories her seven children: Minnie Collier, Effie Frost, Eldridge (Lillian),
Marie Ineson, Maxwell (Marina), Gerald (Shirley), Lillian Lockyer; twenty-one
precious grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren; brother Herb Peddle
(Sadie); two sisters-in-law: Gladys Temple (Jacob), Elizabeth Jones; also
lovingly remembered by a number of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from
All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo on Saturday, February 5 at 2 p.m. with
interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy,
donations in her memory gratefully accepted to All Saints Cemetery Fund,
WARREN, Norman J. (Norm) - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, March 13, 2005, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his first wife Daisy (Higdon) and infant son Norman. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Barbara of 25 years; daughters: Holly Basha (Fred Lewis), Corner Brook and Cathy Baird (Bill), Gander; son: Garry (Phyllis), Pasadena and David (Connie), Kippens; step-daughter: Rose Lynne Stacey (Todd Smith), Milton; step-sons: Gene Ploughman (Lorraine), Shoal Harbour, Glenn Ploughman (Ivy), Ottawa, ON and Jerry Ploughman (Marilyn), Shoal Harbour; twenty grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters: Agnes Smith, Chapel Arm, Dorothy Rowe (Max), Chance Cove and Nina Andrews (Reg), Dunville; brothers: Wilson (Margaret) and Charles (Marjorie), both of Chapel Arm; sisters-in-law: Mary Warren, Chapel Arm and Marion Warren, Port Blandford and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Sunshine Manor, Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital or St. Mary's Anglican Church Choir.
WATTON, Wallace - Passed away after a courageous battle with
Leukemia, in the presence of his loving family and friends at the Health
Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, October 12, 2005, Wallace
Watton of Sunnyside, aged 38 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and
loving memories his wife Collene; sons: Matthew and Jamie; parents, Julie
and Harvey Watton; sisters: Verly (Terry), Melvie (Calvin), Iris (Ray);
brother Lorne (Roxanne); brother-in-law Dennis (Florence) and a large
circle of other relatives and friends, along with special companions
Maverick and Timmy. Resting at Anglican Church, Sunnyside. Funeral
service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2005 from Anglican Church,
Sunnyside with interment at United Cemetery, Sunnyside. In his memory
flowers gratefully accepted or a memorial fund may be made to the
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada.
WEBSTER, Joseph George - It is with great sadness the family of the late Joseph George Webster, age 92, from Monroe, announce his peaceful passing at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on January 11, 2005. Predeceased by daughters: Shirley and Martha Louise; son Noah; sisters: Annie, Sadie and Louise; brothers: Walt and Noah. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are his wife Alfreda; children: George (Dorothy), Annie (Herb Rogers - deceased), Edmund (Mildred), Maisie (Bill Maidment), Calvin (Patsy), Geneva (Harve Wiseman), Randell (Wanda), Brendon (Viola), Wanda (Paul Collins), Joyles (Doris) and Brenda; 31 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the Anglican Church, Burgoynes Cove from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, January 14th, with interment following at the Anglican Cemetery, Monroe. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy's Funeral Home, Random Island. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are greatly accepted for the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital.
WHITE, David Raymond Lockyer - Passed away March 1, 2005.
Predeceased by parents Walter G. and Stella E. White; sisters: Ruth and
Monica (Fraser) and niece Jennifer Fraser. David leaves to mourn wife
Florence; son Ian (Elizabeth); daughters: Margot (Barry), Jane (Stephen);
two grandchildren: Willow George and Elizabeth White; mother-in-law Vera
Martin; brothers-in-law: Reginald Martin (Heather), Keith Winter
(Marianne), Stuart Fraser (Linda) and daughter Susan Elliot (Fraser) and
family; also, nieces, nephews and many friends and colleagues. Flowers
gratefully declined. Donations in David's memory may be made to the
Trinity Historical Society Inc., Box 8, Trinity, NL, A0C 2S0. Cremation has
taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March
5, 2005 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Trinity.
WHITE, Roderick (Rick) - 1955-2005. Passed suddenly away in Toronto, Ont. on Sunday, November 6, 2005 Rick White (formerly of Long Cove, NL), age 50 years. Predeceased by father Jerry White and brother Wendall. Leaving to mourn loving mother Marion White, Long Cove, NL; son Michael (Carrie), Ottawa, Ont.; daughter Julie, BC; sisters: Helen (Ray Saunders), Toronto, Ont., Pauline (Garland) Smith, Thornlea, NL; brothers: Clement (Janet), Ross (Denise), Toronto, Ont., Curtis (Cynthia), St. John's; also a large number of loving nieces and nephews and many friends in NL and Ontario. Resting at The Church of The Good Shepherd, Norman's Cove, NL. Visitation Saturday, November 12, 2005, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 p.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
WORTHMAN, Ross - July 21, 1939 - December 20, 2005. Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with Parkinson's on Tuesday, December 20, 2005, Ross Worthman of Heart's Delight - Islington, aged 66 years. Predeceased by parents: Nimshi and Violet Worthman and sister Doris. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Hazel of 44 years; two daughters: Cathy (Wayne) Salo, Thunder Bay, ON, and Connie (Floyd) Murphy, Prince Edward Island; and only son (Chris), Whiteway; grandchildren: Matthew, Marissa, Brandon and Sabrina. Also leaving to mourn sister, Helen (Stan) Legge; brother-in-law Warren Sheppard; father-in-law Newton Bishop. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Matthew's Church Hall, Islington, from 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22, until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart's Delight, on Friday, December 22, 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation NL or St. Matthew's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2005
Updated November 26, 2005, by Jim Butler
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