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from The Telegram for 2006
(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 2006 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.
ADAMS, Frank - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on January 12, 2006, Frank Adams, aged 69 years. Formerly of Old Perlican, Trinity Bay. Retired Civil Servant (Wildlife Div.); also retired Nape Hockey League Coach. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Norma; two sons: Boyd (Maureen) and grandchildren: Nathan and Matthew; also Alyssa and Ryan; Vandy (Sandra) and grandchildren Janelle and Brad; one daughter Virenna (Ambrose) and their son Ian; brother Jim (Triffie); sisters: Gladys (Wilson), Lorraine (Everett); father and mother-in-law, Clarence and Florence Brookings; brothers-in-law: Lester (Ruth), Llewellyn (Virena), Max (Betsy), Len (Marilyn); sister-in-law Geraldine (Gerald); also leaving to mourn a number of nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Saturday, January 14th and Sunday, January 15th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. from First United Church, Mount Pearl. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
AVERY, Geraldine - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer at Dr. GB Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, August 17, 2006, Geraldine Avery of Adeytown, aged 55 years. Predeceased by her son Jody; dad, Cyril Thomas; brother Willis and father-in-law Walter Avery. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Wince of 37 years; mother Ethel Thomas, Hodge's Cove; sons: Michael (Tammy), St. John's and Trevor (Lisa), Adeytown; sisters: Ella (Jim Peddle), Hodge's Cove, Patsy (Richard Goobie), Queen's Cove and Ethel (Dawn Seward), Hodge's Cove; brothers: Doug (Ruth) and Ron (Greta), both of Hodge's Cove; precious grandchildren: Mitchell, Braeden and Kendra; mother-in-law Violet Avery, Deep Bight; brothers-in-law: Milton Avery (Vicki), Alberta and Lindo Avery (Lorraine), Deep Bight; sister-in-law Vera (Gerald Stoyles), Fort McMurray, AB; special friend Renee King, and a large number of family and friends. Resting at United Church, Deep Bight. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 20, 2006 from United Church, Deep Bight with interment at United Cemetery, Deep Bight. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to United Church, Deep Bight.
BALDWIN, Melina - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Friday, June 23, 2006, Melina Baldwin of Victoria, age 90 years. Predeceased by husband Bert, 1989; son Stanley; sister Media Lilike; brothers: Harold Sutton, Jim Sutton and Nathaniel Sutton. Leaving to mourn her children: Roy (Mildred) and Howard (Louise), both of Victoria, Robert (Laverne), Brampton, Ontario, Jane (Stanley), Higdon, New Harbour, Mary (Ron) Slade, Salmon Cove, Bert (Linda), Victoria, Lloyd (Glenda), Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Melvin (Tina), Derek (Hester) and Wade (Wanda), all of Victoria; 31 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; one brother, Melvin (Mary) Sutton, Winterton; two sisters: Mary (Don) Thorne, New Brunswick and Marion (Dan) Horekia, Goulds; sisters-in-law: Veneta Anthony, Mount Pearl, Ceneth Sutton, Victoria, Kathleen Gregory and Dorothy Baldwin, both of Markland; brothers-in-law: Herb Lilike, Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Albert (Julia) Baldwin, Markland; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Monday, June 26. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Victoria. No flowers by request; as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
BAKER, Verna May - 1919 - 2006. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Verna Baker announces her passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Melvina (Max) Simmons of Green's Harbour, Lorraine (Don) Burton of Corner Brook and Vivian (Gerry) Cranford of Prince Edward Island; sons: Hansel (Margaret) of Elliston and Alvin (Grace) of St. John's; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mamie (Calvin) Pelly of Gander and Nellie (Wallace) Chaulk of Belleville, ON; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in Corner Brook and Elliston. Visitation will be held at Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista on Friday, August 25, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, August 26, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, August 27, 2006 at 1 p.m. at Elliston Memorial United Church with Rev. Larry Noseworthy officiating. Interment at Elliston United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the Elliston United Church Fund. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
BURGESS, Pleamon - February 20, 1921 - July 20, 2006. A Member of the Masonic Order Lodge Heart's Content #1275, Trinity Conception Shriners Club, Faithful Member of Bethel United Church. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital in the presence of his loving family on Thursday, July 20, 2006, Pleamon Burgess of Heart's Delight, aged 85 years. Predeceased by parents Charles and Maude Burgess, wife Violet (1998) and infant daughter Violet. Brothers: Lewis, Fred and Llewelyn. Sisters: Violet and Nellie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his four children: Gerald (Norma), Paulette (John) Cumby, Gloria (Lloyd) Short, Chesley (Janet) Parsons; ten grandchildren: Peter (Nicolle) Burgess, Rob Burgess, Keith Burgess, Karen (Kris) Lomond, Jill Cumby, Mike Tilley, Amy Cumby, Melanee (Christopher) Meilenner, Ryan Short (Kristen LeBlanc), Kerri (Rob) Green, Jessica Parsons; six great-grandchildren: Matthew and Simon Burgess, Emma and Kole Lomond, Zoe Cumby Tilley, Madison Green. Also lovingly remembered by family; Clara Tiller, Mary (Bill) Driscoll, Harold (Alice) Burgess, Sylvia (Ed) Moore. Special friend Maude Grimes. A large number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Bethel United Church, Heart's Delight, Friday, July 21 8:00 - 10:00 p.m., Saturday, July 22 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Sunday, July 23 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. The funeral service will be held from Bethel United Church on Sunday, July 23rd at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Bethel United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to Bethel United Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo.
BUTT, Myrtle L. - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Monday, April 3, 2006, Myrtle L. Butt of Blackhead, age 69 years. Predeceased by husband: Charles G.; parents: Cecil and Gertrude. Leaving to mourn: one son: Gary (Christina), Blackhead; two grandsons: Gordon and Jason; one sister: Alice White, Chamberlains; brother-in-law: Harold (Doreen) Butt, Old Perlican; sisters-in-law: Mary Butt (Wes Sellars) and Beatrice Morris, both of Blackhead and Mary Butt, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY until 12:00 noon Wednesday, April 5. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the North Shore Central Ambulance Fund. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
COISH, Joyce - 55. Born January 14, 1951, passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital, July 4, 2006. Predeceased by father: Lewis. Left to mourn are husband: Ivan; sons: Ian (Christina) and Justin; granddaughter: Hannah; mother: Bessie L; five brothers: Jim, Lawrence (Nora), Tony (Corina), Leroy (Gloria) and Dean; two sisters: Judy (Dave), Melba (Ray); also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne, Wednesday, July 5 at 7 - 10 pm. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 7 at 2:00 pm from Bethel United Church, Norman's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CRANFORD, Wallace George - Passed away suddenly at his cabin in New Harbour on Saturday, May 20, 2006, Wallace George Cranford, age 72 years. Predeceased by his wife Mildred; parents Harrison and Maud; two brothers, Gilbert and Andrew; three sisters, Selina, Ida and Lucy. Leaving to mourn his loving partner, Deanne Cook, and their son Chad Cook; stepdaughter Leigh Chalker; his daughter Tanya Watton (Dave); their children Layla and Logan; his son Todd Cranford (Susan); sister Edna Pollett (Clyde); sisters-in-law Marjorie and Sylvia; special friend and mother-in-law June Cook; special fishing buddy and nephew Dave Pollett; also other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Cremation to follow. Funeral service will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 26, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Wallace's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. To send a mesage of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com.
CARPENTER, Rosalind (nee Diamond) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her loving family at the Palliative Care Unit Leonard A. Miller Centre on January 11, 2006, after a long courageous battle with cancer, Rosalind Carpenter of Catalina, aged 60. Predeceased by husband Clarence, parents Caleb and Nellie, sisters Sylvia Diamond and Maxine Donovan., brother Don, brother-in-law Hubert Fifield and sister-in-law Mary Diamond. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, son: Clyde (Nina), St. John's; daughter: Robin (Ian), St. John's; three adoring grandsons: Josh, Colin and Nathan; mother and father-in-law: Llewelyn and Mary Carpenter; brothers: Clayton (Marjorie), Calvin (special friend Lurly), June (Burnita), Randy (Pauline), Derek (Debbie); sisters: Phyllis (Cliff) Cuff, Pauline Fifield, Loretta (Doug) Hayley, Linda (Jack) Duggan; brother-in-law: Bill Donovan; sister-in-law: Leonie Diamond; brothers-in-law: Jack (Donna) Carpenter, Rick (Jill) Carpenter, Max (Jeanette) Carpenter; sister-in-law: Isabelle (Perry) Mason; along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation at Strathies Funeral Home, Catalina, 2-4 pm, 7-9 pm, Funeral service at Bethany United Church, Catalina, Saturday, January 14, 2:00 pm.
DAWE, Walter C.- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, March 25, 2006, Walter C. Dawe, age 67 years, of Port de Grave. Predeceased by parents William and Vera Dawe, very special uncle Samuel Dawe and sister-in-law's husband, Gus Dawe. Leaving to mourn wife Pearl; two sons: William (Madeline Powell), Samuel James (Sherry); three grandchildren: Nicholas, Emily and Christian Dawe; one brother Robert (Margaret); very special aunt Emmie Dawe; very special cousins Vera (Richard) French, Audrey (Terry) Burke, Elsie (Kevin) Yetman, Marion Mintis; special nephews Paul and Peter Dawe; sisters-in-law Emmie (Robert) Andrews, Barbara Dawe, Myra (Dave) Taylor, and a large circle of other cousins, relatives and friends. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach, Monday 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 2 p.m. from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Port de Grave. Interment in the St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery, Port de Grave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MRI, Health Sciences Centre or St. Luke's Anglican Church.
Transcribed by James Butler, 2006
Updated August 26, 2006 by Jim Butler
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