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from The Telegram for 1998
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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 1998 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.
RANDELL, Grace - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, August 14,1998, Grace Randell of Clarenville, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband Kenneth (1995). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are one son William Day, daughter-in-law Marilyn, one grandson Christopher; one sister Jessie Day, also a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Visitation Saturday 7-10 p.m., Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17,1998 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville. Interment to follow at Interdemonational Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Heart Fund or Children`s Wish Foundation.
REID, Hector James - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Veterans` Pavilion on Monday, October 12, 1998, Hector Reid, formerly of Heart`s Delight, aged 81 years. Leaving to mourn son Keith (Anne), King`s Lynn, Norfolk, England; two grandsons: Kevin and Anthony; two nieces: Sheila Sills (Jack), Toronto, Flossie Welsh (Jim), Islington; two nephews: Eli Bryant (Joan), Islington, Randell Bryant (Bride), Corner Brook; sister-in-law Annie Reid, Heart`s Delight; also lovingly remembered by a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Heart`s Delight, from Friday 10 a.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 16, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow St. Matthew`s Anglican Cemetery, Heart`s Delight. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
REID, Hilda Mary - Age 76 years. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Monday, March 9, 1998, after a brief illness. Leaving to mourn sisters: Myrtle Steele and Eliza Cranford; brother John Reid; sisters-in-law: Jean Reid, Pearl Reid; brother-in-law Art Cranford; aunt Marion Gosse; special friend Mary Tizzard. Also sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 38 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Thursday from All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Dildo. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Dildo in Hilda`s memory.
REID, Lillian (nee Warren) - Our dearest wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, June 23, 1998, aged 79 years, originally from Chapel Arm, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by her parents: Martha and Charles Warren; brothers: Harry, Ernest and Raymond Warren. Leaving to mourn with forever lasting memories, a loving husband, Aubrey Robert Reid; five daughters: Joyce (Lewis), Vivian (Harvey), Dorothy (Robert), Elizabeth (Earle) and Jacqueline (Leon); six sons: Harvey (Betty), Winston (Maude), Terry (Ida), Alton (Marie), Robert (Carol) and Charles (Lisa); 26 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren whom she cherished so much. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Agnes Smith (Arthur), Dorothy Rowe (Maxwell) and Nina Andrews (Reginald); brothers: Norman (Barbara), Wilson (Margaret) and Charles (Marjorie); sisters-in-law: Mary Warren (nee Reid) and Marion Warren (nee Greening); other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 10 a.m. -12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service from St. Mary the Virgin Church on Friday, June 26, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Children`s Wish Foundation. ≥Think of her as living, in the hearts of those she touched, for no one loved is ever lost; And she was loved so much.≤ God keep you in his care until we meet again.
REID, William - Passed peacefully away at his home on Sunday, September 6, 1998, William Reid of Clarenville, aged 70 years. Predeceased by his father, Robert, in 1961. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his wife Myrtle (Long); sons: Robert (Glenda) and Richard (Barbara), Prince George, BC; daughters: Joan Collins (Frank), Quispamsis, NB and Janice King (Mansley), Yellowknife, NT; nine grandchildren: Jeff and Rod Reid, Michael and Robbie Collins, Julie, Patricia and Christine King, Michelle and Bradley Reid; his mother Emma Pretty (Ned); brothers: Merrill (Phylis), Buchans and Lindo (Beverly), Clarenville; sisters: Molly Drover, Clarenville, Madonna Horwood (Hughie), Quispamsis, NB and Karen Russell (Gord), Whitehorse, YT; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral took place September 10, 1998, Memorial United Church, Clarenville.
ROWE, Florence - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Tuesday, December 1, 1998, Florence Rowe (nee Piercey) of Chance Cove, Trinity Bay, in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Samuel in 1980 and son Daniel in 1987. Leaving to mourn five sons: Winston (Sandi), British Columbia, Ralph (Hazel), Clarkes Beach, William (Anne), Chance Cove, Monty (Sheila), Churchill Falls, Fred, Winnipeg; five daughters: Myrtle Tippett, Fronie Bennett (William), Melva Smith (Phil), Linda Decker (Jerry), Edna Walsh (Joe); thirty-six grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also lovingly remembered by a number of other relatives and many friends. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Chance Cove from where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 4th at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Chance Cove. No flowers by request, donations in her memory gratefully accepted to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund, Chance Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
ROWE, Mary J. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Sunday, May 31, 1998, Mary Rowe of Whiteway, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husband Randell and granddaughter Eileen Metcalf. Leaving to mourn son Reg (Cora); daughter Joyce (Carl Smith); grandsons: Boyd (Joan), Wade (Marion), Ross Rowe, Paul (Trudy), David (Wanda) Smith; granddaughter Linda (Claude) Drover; grandson-in-law Fraser Metcalf; thirteen great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Resting at St. Andrew`s United Church, Whiteway with visiting from Tuesday: June 2nd 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; Wednesday: 10 a.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Andrew`s United Church, Whiteway, on Wednesday, June 3rd at 2 p.m. Interment to follow United Church Cemetery, Whiteway. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Andrew`s United Church, Whiteway or a charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
SHORT, Arthur - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, May 25, 1998, Arthur Short of Clarenville, aged 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Elizabeth; four daughters: Betty Penney (Willis), Viola Pelley, Donna Andrews (David) and Karen Blundon (David); one son Eric (Marty); fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters: Jessie Blundon (Wilfred), Thelma Adams (Hedley) and Myrtle Vardy; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 1998 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville. Interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Gin Cove. No flowers by request.
SHORT, Frances (nee Button) - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on June 22nd, 1998, Frances Short, aged 89 years. Predeceased by her husband, Ernest. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, four sons: Harvey (Jean), Herbert (Marilyn), Harrison (Blanche), Winston (Blanche); four daughters: Doris Ingram (Bill), Marion Cooper (Jim Hubbard), Ruth Spurrell (Nat), Jeannette (Robert). Also to mourn 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren; one brother Ray Button; three sisters: Mrs. Martha Eddy, Mrs. Edith Ash and Mrs. Alice Squires. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Tuesday, June 23rd with visitation from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, June 24 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Remains will be transferred to Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant`s Harbour, Trinity Bay on Wednesday, June 24th with visitation from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 25th at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Hant`s Harbour with interment in the Pentecostal Cemetery.
SIMMONS, Ethel L. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, May 28, 1998, Ethel Simmons of Greens Harbour, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband Ambrose, 1964. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Ella (late Norman Sooley), Hearts Delight; son Mack (Minnie), Greens Harbour; daughter Myra, Interfaith Home, Carbonear; son Cyril (Peggy), St. John`s; brothers: Stan (Dot), Alberta, Lloyd (Myra), Ontario, Jack (Cherry), B.C.; seventeen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Greens Harbour from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Greens Harbour. Flowers gratefully declined, donations in her memory gratefully accepted to the Diabetic Association or the Salvation Army Band Fund, Greens Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. "Safe in the arms of Jesus."
SMITH, Leah F. - †Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Hospital on Friday, July 17,1998, Leah Florence Smith (nee George) of Chance Cove (resident of Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia), age 77 years. Predeceased by husband Isaac (1992) and step-son Calvin (1995). Treasuring her love and memories forever son Hayward, daughter-in-law Loretta; grandchildren: Nadine (boyfriend Dean), Jennifer (boyfriend Neil); brother Jack George (Annie), Conception Bay South; sister Mary Norris, North West Brook; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at Salvation Army Citadel, Chance Cove from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, July 20,1998 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Chance Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to Unit 2 Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
SMITH, Louie Hillier - Louie Hillier Smith, born in Trinity Bay, July 1, 1908 and formerly of Windsor, died in Paradise, August 12, 1998. Left with cherished memories, son Gordon and wife Geraldine, Grand Falls; daughters: Shirley and husband Frank Snow, Windsor, Ruby and husband Bill Hynes, Paradise; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Julie Weir, Halifax, Daisy Drover and husband Norman, Ontario; brothers: Stanley Hillier and wife Daisy, Ontario, James Hillier and wife Irene, Windsor. Predeceased by husband Luther, August 5, 1981; daughter Daisy Nicholas, January 1992; son-in-law Harrison Nicholas, April 1992; great-grandson Tony Smith 1993; granddaughter Shirley Howse 1995; brothers: Will and John Hillier; sisters: Mary Bonnell, Ruby Burt and Sadie Elliott. Resting at Windsor Pentecostal Church, Windsor, from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 14; 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, August 15. Service of Thanksgiving for her life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 1998 at the Windsor Pentecostal Church, King Street, Windsor. To honor her, gifts in her memory may be made to Circle Square Ranch, P.O. Box 1120, Manuels, NF, A0A 2Y0. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett`s Funeral Home, St. John`s and Central Funeral Home, Grand Falls Windsor.
SOOLEY, Jane (Janie) - A faithful member of the L.O.B.A., Crystal Chapter, W.I. and A.C.W. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, May 18th, 1998 Janie Sooley of Hearts Delight, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Eugene; son Leonard; four step-sons: Frank (Minnie), NS, Donald (Carol), BC, Winston (Matilda), Corner Brook, Eugene Jr. (Myra), Corner Brook; two step-daughters: Minnie Simmons (Charles M.), Greens Harbour and Lillian Simmons (Glen), Hopeall; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law Alice Granter, Grand Falls; a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Resting at St. Matthew`s Parish Hall, Hearts Delight, Islington until time of funeral. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 21st from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Hearts Delight at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow, Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory gratefully accepted to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
SPARKES, Annie Elizabeth (nee Taylor) - Passed away peacefully at Vancouver Hospital/ U.B.C. Purdy Pavilion on April 21, 1998, in her 97th year. Born in Hopeall, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland on August 16, 1901. Annie was the last surviving sibling of 10 children born to Josiah and Sarah Naomi Taylor of Greens Harbour, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Predeceased by her loving husband Capt. Reg Sparkes, May 22, 1984. Left to mourn her passing are her loving daughter Verna Montgomery; four grandchildren: Sandra (Alec) Mielen, John (Blythe), Bradley (Eva) and Robert (Vivien) Montgomery. Also survived by 7 great-grandchildren: Diana, Geoffrey, Katie, Gavin, Laura, Shelby and Hayley. Annie is also survived by nieces and nephews in Newfoundland and the U.S.A. She was loved and treasured by all who knew her as Mom, Nana and Great-Nana. She loved her family and home and was a remarkable matriarch of our whole family. Before her illness one would often see her with her little cane and shopping cart on West Broadway. Prior to Annie`s marriage to Reg in Vancouver on December 20, 1929, she was one of the few women telegraphers with the Newfoundland Railway. As a child she performed in church musicals, sang solos, did recitations, played the piano, organ and violin. The family wishes to thank the nursing staff on Floor #1, U.B.C. Purdy Extended Care Pavilion for their excellent care. Memorial Service will be held at Trinity United Church, 1805 Larch St., Vancouver, B.C. Friday, May 1st, 1998 at 2 p.m. Reception in church to follow. Family burial service was held April 24, 1998 in the Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby, B.C. Donations may be made to the Extended Care, Purdy Pavilion c/o V.G.H./ U.B.C. Hospital Foundation.
STEAD, Archibald Ernest (Arch) - Passed suddenly, but peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, St. John`s on Monday, September 6th, 1999, surrounded in love by his family and close friends, a loving and devoted husband, father and best friend, Archibald (Arch) Ernest Stead, age 48 years, of Catalina. Predeceased by brother Alton (1972). He leaves with fond and loving memories his wife of 23 years, Bonnie (Ryder). Arch was the cherished Dad of Alton, St. John`s, Melissa, Yellowknife, NWT and Natasha, Catalina. Loving son of Kenneth and Mildred Stead, Little Catalina; brother of Alfreda Smith (Selbe), Chapel Arm, Elsie Dalton (Gerry), Little Catalina and Chrissie Donovan (Gerard), Catalina, Ken (Wanda), Little Catalina, Levi (Bertina), Yellowknife, NWT, Randy (Charmaine), Bonavista, Max, Red Deer, Alberta, Melvin, Little Catalina, Tim (Beverly), Little Catalina and families; son-in-law of Oscar Ryder, Bonavista; brother-in-law of Marvin (Roseann), Bonavista, Wayne (Ruby), Mount Pearl, Ross (Fran), Carbonear, Glenn (Shirley), Mount Pearl and families; Godson Dion Ryder, Mount Pearl and best friend Ray Chard, Catalina, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Arch will be sadly missed by his friends at the Catalina-Port Union-Melrose Volunteer Fire Dept. where he had been a member for eleven years; by the Catalina Historic Society (Catalina Museum) of which he was Chairperson and Founding Member; by the Catalina 500th Celebrations/Come Home Year Committee and the Catalina Recreation Commission where he volunteered unfailingly as well as by many other organizations in the area to which he lent a helping hand. Rested at Strathie`s Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 10th, 1999 at Bethany United Church with interment at Bethany United Cemetery, Catalina. Services conducted by Rev. Patricia Melindy. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all those who prayed for us, visited, sent cards, flowers and food during this difficult time. It is through your support that we have been able to gather the strength and courage to carry on. God bless you all.
STEWART, Evelyn - Passed peacefully away at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on July 30, 1998, Evelyn Stewart. Predeceased by her husband Stanley, 1992. Leaving to mourn are her loving daughter Doreen; special friend Darlene Rose; brothers: Chesley and John (Jack) Drover; step-sons: Gordon, Abel, and Austin Stewart; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Oram`s Funeral Home. Funeral service is at Riverside United Church, Saturday, August 1st. at 2 p.m. "Out of our sight, but always in our hearts."
STONE, Violet - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, December 30, 1998, Violet Stone of Monroe, aged 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Gilbert; one daughter Linda Gibbons (Lou), New Port Richey, Florida; one granddaughter Lori Cook (Barry); great-grandson Christopher Cook, all of Florida and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at First United Church, Monroe. Funeral service 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 1, 1999 from First United Church, Monroe. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery.
STROUD, Norman G. (Skip) - Passed peacefully away on June 7, 1998 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Norman Stroud was in his 70th year. He leaves to mourn, with loving memories, his wife Freda and six children; one son and five daughters: Fred (Gail), Toronto, Bernice Harvey, Alberta, Elizabeth (Rex) Brown, Trinity, Elaine Stroud (Barry), Scarborough, Helen (Clifford) Sweetapple, Glovertown; step-daughter Sabrina (Barry) Collins, Hare Bay; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and one step-granddaughter Michelle Hunt, Korea; brothers: Arthur (Marion) Stroud, Glovertown, Harold (Audrey) Stroud, Grand Falls; sisters: Ida (Edgar) Saunders, Glovertown, Margaret (Garfield) Gordon, St. John`s, Maude (Jack) Power, Traytown; also special niece and nephew Lorna (Gordon) Denty, Danny (Maisie) Janes, Glovertown; many other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 1998, 2 p.m. at St. Edwards Anglican Church, Glovertown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.
TEMPLEMAN - SIMMONS, Lorraine (nee NORRIS) - Passed peacefully away at St. John`s, after an extended illness, on Monday, November 2, 1998 at 76 years of age. Daughter of the late Charles and Eva Norris of Port Union, Lorraine was predeceased by husbands Don Templeman (1968) and Don Simmons (1990), sister Doris Dawe (Max), brothers Hazen (Betty) and Jack (Lillian). Leaving to mourn are sons Don Templeman (Vivian) and Max Norris (Kay) of St. John`s, daughter Joy James (Don) of Dartmouth, N.S., sister Madeline (Madge) Cook, and sister-in-law Elaine Childs-Olufsen (nee Templeman). Lovingly remembered as “always being there for others” by grandchildren Nadine and Troy Templeman, Janine James, Tanya and Trina Norris, special niece Evelyn Leaman, and many relatives and friends. Cremation will be followed by visitation at Carnell`s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, and 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4. A Memorial Service at Carnell Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 5 will be followed by interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to perpetuate her memory may do so through donations in her name to the Alzheimers Society - St. John`s Chapter.
THORNE, James A. - Passed peacefully away after a long battle with cancer at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, July 3, 1998, James Alfred Thorne of Blaketown, age 57 years. Leaving to mourn wife Patricia; daughter Vicki (Wilfred); son Randy (Renata); two loving grandsons: Brady and Nicholas; sisters: Mary, Grace (Herb), Melva (David), Blanche (Bob); brothers: Webb (Lillian), Dave (Ann), Aubrey (Rosalind), Roger (Marjorie), George (Barb); also lovingly remembered by many other family members and special friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. The funeral service will be held from Zion Pentecostal Church, New Harbour on Sunday, July 5 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow St. Barnabas Anglican Cemetery, Blaketown. No flowers by request. WARREN, Frederick Charles- Passed peacefully away on June 18, 1998 after a short illness, at Whitby, Ontario, formerly of New Perlican, Newfoundland. Lovingly remembered by special friend Betty Ray; daughter Isla; son Robert (Cassandra); their mother Verna; grandchildren: Adam and Darcy; brothers: Gordon (Margaret), Ralph (June); sisters: Priscilla Moss (Michael), Margaret Warren (Wilson); and a number of nieces and nephews. Cremation Service was held at Whitby, June 20th. Memorial Service will be held at St. Augustine`s Church, New Perlican Sunday, August 30th. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery.
THORNE, Levi Sidney - Age 66 years of Thornlea, Trinity Bay. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on May 9,1998. Leaving behind with loving memories wife Rose (Piercey); sons: Dan (Helen); in-law Dora Piercey, Little Catalina; special Aunts: Dorcus Smith, Norman`s Cove; Marion Pearce, Dartmouth, NS; also nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Faith United Church, Thornlea from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, May 11,1998 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John`s, NF, A1B 3V6. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
TOOPE, Ethel Grace - Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on November 4, 1998, age 89 years. Formerly of Ireland`s Eye. Predeceased by husband Cecil, 1988. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Betty and Sylvia King (Tasker), Mount Pearl; two sons: Eugene (Edith), Grand Falls-Windsor and Fred (Judy), Bramalea, Ontario; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; also one brother Joseph Hodder. Funeral from St. Matthew`s Church, Trouty, Trinity Bay at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 7th. No flowers by request.
TOOPE, Gilbert Sr. - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, July 14, 1998, Gilbert Toope Sr. of Clarenville, aged 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are one sister Sarah Cooper, Champney`s Arm; six nieces and nephews: Warrick (Naomi) Toope, Selwyn (Shirley) Toope, Gilbert (Madalyn) Toope, Brenda (John) Vantent, Linda Toope and Garry (Marie) Toope; and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 1998 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Port Rexton.
TOOPE, Stuart Randolph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, May 13th, 1998, in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his wife, Jessie and family; daughters Karen and Ray Christopher and children Neal and Darren, Toronto; Berdina and Ray Ford and children Alyson and Adam, Bonavista; Phyllis Hogarth and son Paul, Mount Pearl; Dianne Toope, Mount Pearl; sons Wayne (Teresa) and children Darlene and Stuart, Mount Pearl; Randy (Della) and children Jeffrey and Kimberley, Mount Pearl; Keith (Karen) and children Kristina and Kurtis, Calgary; Ernest (Diane) and children Dylan and Daniel; two brothers Hedley (Kathleen), Calvin (Evelyn); and four sisters Audrey (Stirling) Ivany, Erma (Albert) Dalton, Ruby (Irvin) Vaters, and Geraldine (Fred) Garland and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, Thursday 10 a.m. -1 0 p.m.; Cremation. Thanksgiving Service to take place at Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl on Friday, May 15th, 1998 at 2 p.m. No flowers by request. Memorial tributes may be made to the Lion Max Simms Memorial Camp for the Disabled or a charity of one`s choice.
Stuart Randolph Toope was born at Ireland's Eye, Trinity Bay.
Transcribed by James Butler, 1998
Updated November 22, 2000 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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