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from The Telegram for 1971
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 some obituaries from 1971 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.
(The Evening Telegram, September 16, 1971, page 2)
BUTLER - Passed away at her son's residence 9 Edinburgh Drive, Mount Pearl, on Wednesday Sept 15th, Jessie Belle Butler, wife of the late Albert Butler, in her 63rd year. Leaving to mourn four sons; Howard and John at Mount Pearl, James in Australia and Roy in St. John's; two daughters Margaret (Mrs. Albert King) Scarborough, Ontario, Cora (Mrs. Frank Evans) of Clarenville; also her mother (Mrs. Mary Sheppard) of Port Union; two brothers, 2 sisters and 12 grandchildren. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road, until 10 p.m. today Thursday. Funeral from the Anglican Church at Gander at 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
(The deceased was born at Sheppard's Cove, Catalina, NF)
Transcribed by James Butler, 2000
Updated February 16, 2001 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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