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from The Telegram for 1999
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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 1999 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.
EASTON, William - WWII Veteran. Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 17, 1999, in the presence of his son Ronald, daughter Beverley and brother Charlie, William C. Easton of Clarenville, aged 76 years. Predeceased by wife Ruby, 1980 and sister Rita. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are five daughters: Mildred Holloway (Clarence), Mississauga, ON, Beverley Manuel (Roy), Shoal Harbour, Shirley Charette, Hamilton, ON, Rosalyn Clarke, Calgary, AB and Donna O`Neill (Harry), Lantz, NS; only son Ronald, Kelligrews; eleven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters: Annie-Lou Sparkes, Scotland, Martha Jane Baggs (William), Grand Falls and Barbara Rideout (Austin), Kelligrews; three brothers: Job (Sadie), Ontario, Charlie (Alvina), Clarenville and Edward (Joyce), Uniacke, NS; special family friend Major Annette Vardy; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 1999 from Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to William Easton Memorial Fund.
FITZGERALD, Phyllis M. (nee Foster) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her family, at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Thursday, January 14th, 1999, Phyllis M. Fitzgerald, in her 85th year, of Seal Cove. Predeceased by her husband Frederick (Nov. 28, 1974) and her son, Paul (May 10, 1983). Left with fond memories are her sons: Frederick (Margie), St. Georges, Keith (Margie), Bay Roberts; her daughters: Patricia (Germain) Beriault, Montreal, Janet (Brendan) Power, Clarenville, Sharron (Richard) Selent, Kelligrews, Heather (Bob) Byrnes, Stephenville; 16 cherished grandchildren and 6 precious great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Alex, St. John`s; and four sisters: Sheila Whalen, St. John`s, Jean Menu, British Columbia, Stella (Dan) Hyder, North Carolina, Helen (Cyril) Crocker, St. John`s; and one sister-in-law, Nellie Foster, St. John`s; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Monday, January 18th following 11:00 a.m. Mass at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
FITZGERALD, William E. - Passed away at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, July 6th, 1999 William E. Fitzgerald, age 54 years. Son of the late James and Mary Fitzgerald. Left to mourn are three brothers: Kevin (wife Daphne), Cyril (wife Ivy) and Aiden; two sisters: Madeline (husband Dan), Veronica (husband Max); nieces and nephews: Patricia, Karen, Chris & Corey, Pamela, April and Blair, Sharon, Koren, James, Joanne and Jerry; grandnieces Kaitlyn and Taylor; special friend Arthur Butt. Funeral Service from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Ave. with interment at Gooseberry Cove, Trinity Bay.
FLEMING, Stan P. - Passed peacefully away at his home in Manuels on Friday, September 10, 1999, age 89 years. Predeceased by grandson David Maxwell Butt, November 27, 1998. Leaving to mourn his wife of 61 years Mabel, daughter Maureen Butt & husband Max, Manuels, sons: Stan & wife Joy, Clarenville, Ray & wife Margaret, Manuels & Pat at home, grandchildren: Stephanie & husband Michel Ball, Ottawa, Andrea & friend Andy Crocker, Evan & Jennifer, sisters: Catherine Larsen, Ottawa, Monica McCallum, Boston, sisters-in-law Theresa Fleming, Mary Kavanagh & Christina Ballard, also a large circle of nieces, nephew, relatives & friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 - 12:00, 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral to take place on Monday, September 13 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villa Nova Church, Manuels. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted.
FORWARD, Warrick - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at the Pentecostal Citizen`s Home, Clarke`s Beach on Saturday, December 18, 1999, Warrick Forward of Carbonear and Buchans, age 91 years. Predeceased by wife: Hazel; brothers: Leslie and Gordon. Leaving to mourn 2 sons: Clifford (Joan), Clarenville and Edward (Beverly), Brigus; 5 grandchildren: Kevin, Susan, Steven (Anita), George (Michelle) and Jennifer; 1 great granddaughter: Krista; sister-in-law: Myrtle Forward, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel`s Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear until 12:00 noon Tuesday, December 21. Funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Bethany United Church Cemetery Fund or to the Pentecostal Citizen`s Home, Clarke`s Beach. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral home at 596-5750.
FRAMPTON, Louise Belle (nee Pitcher) - Passed peacefully away August 27, 1999 at her home in St. John`s, age 96 years. Predeceased by husband Capt. Daniel Frampton and sons Reginald Harvey and Capt. Maxwell Theodore. Leaving to mourn daughter Annie Davis (Max), Georgia, USA, daughter Jean Ellis (Ken), St. John`s, son Graham (Catherine), Dartmouth, N.S. and daughter-in-law Ethel, St. John`s, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a wide circle of relatives and friends. Born in 1903 at Burgoyne`s Cove, daughter of Matthias and Susannah (nee Janes) Pitcher. Prior to marrying and raising her family she worked as a telegraph operator and post mistress at a number of communities in Newfoundland. She was a longtime parishioner of the Church of St. Michael`s and All Angels. Visitation Sunday and Monday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Funeral service at Church of St. Michael`s and All Angels Tuesday, Aug. 31, 199 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation or a charity of one`s choice.
FORD, Florence (Floss) - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, September 25th, 1999 Florence (Floss) Ford of Winterton. Age 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband Ralph, Winterton; three sons: Wayne (Gloria), St. John`s, Franklin (Denise), Essex, ON, Gary (Laura), Edmonton; six grandchildren: David, Paul (Karen), Steven (Catherine Anne), Christie, Scott (Erin) and Raymond; three great-grandchildren: Leah, Brett and Jeremiah; one brother Alfred Green, wife Lilly; one sister-in-law Elizabeth Green, Winterton; also a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday, September 28th at 1:00 p.m. from Trinity United Church and Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity United Church Memorial Fund, Winterton.
FOWLOW, Annie Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at Saint Luke`s Home`s, St. John`s on Monday, June 21, 1999, Annie Fowlow of Cavendish, age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband John in 1988. Leaving to mourn daughters: Shirley Pinksen (Aylmer), Sadie Churchill (Donald); sons: Fred (Anita), David (Lorraine), Ronald (Connie), John (Barbara); seventeen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Chafe, Saint Luke`s Home`s, Julia Parsons, Heart`s Delight; a large number of other relatives and many friends. Resting at the Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Cavendish from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 24 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations in her memory gratefully accepted to the Good Shepherd Church Memorial Fund, Cavendish. The family gratefully acknowledge the loving care our mother received from the staff of Saint Luke`s Home`s. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
FURLONG, Ignatius - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at Health Sciences Complex, May 27, 1999, Ignatius Furlong, of Catalina (formerly of St. Brendan`s, P.B.) in his 89th year. Predeceased by son Martin, daughter Pauline and seven brothers. Left to mourn his wife Mary of 66 years; four daughters: Betty Byrne (Michael), Buchans, Margaret Traverse (Philip), Labrador City, Anita Lane (Tom), Catalina, Mary Power (Eugene), Brampton, ON; two sons: Albert (Loretta), Oakville, ON and Kevin, Toronto, ON; sixteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren; also a number of nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Arrangements entrusted to Strathies Funeral Home. Burial Sunday, May 30, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church. Interment in R.C. Cemetery, Catalina.
FURLONG, W. Patrick - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, on January 9 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, Patrick Furlong of St. Brendans, Bonavista Bay, aged 85 years. Predeceased by three sons: Gerald, Terry (1969) and James (1991); also six brothers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth; five daughters: Patricia (Ian) Hunter, St. John`s, Kathleen (Lewis) McNeil, Edmonton, AB, Eileen (Calvin) Anderson, Mount Pearl, with whom he resided, Elizabeth (Ronald) Howse, Glovertown, Helen (Wayne) Gosse, New Glasgow, N.S.; one son Bernard (Marcia) Furlong, Glovertown; one brother Ignatius (Mary) Furlong, Catalina, T.B.; 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Kathleen Furlong, St. Brendans, Margaret Casey, Bridget Hogan, Gander; one brother-in-law Daniel Mackey, Cull Harbour. Also remembered lovingly by a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home on Monday, January 11, 10-12, 2-4 and 7-10 and at St. Brendans on Tuesday, January 12. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Gabriel`s Church, St. Brendans, B. Bay on Wednesday, January 13. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, St. Brendans. A very special thank you to the doctors and nurses of 7-west and to Joe Byrne, Les, Nora Furlong, Laura and John Lynch who helped give Patrick the loving care that he so much needed in his final hours. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the organizations of one`s choice.
"May he rest in the arms of the Lord."
GARLAND, Allan - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Seniors Citizens Home, Carbonear on Saturday, April 24,1999, Mr. Allan Garland of Winterton, age 80 years. Predeceased by his wife Vera. Leaving to mourn three nephews: Wallace (Marie) Hiscock, with whom he resided, Allan (Loretta) Hiscock, William (Marina) Hiscock, all of Winterton; one niece Jennie (Rex Piercey), Heart`s Content; special great-nephew Phillip (Susan) Hiscock, Winterton; also leaving a large circle of great nephews, great nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visitation Sunday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Monday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, April 26 at 2 p.m. from Trinity Church and Cemetery, Winterton.
GEORGE, Bertram - Passed away suddenly at his residence in Clarenville, on Thursday, July 8, 1999, in his 81st year, Bertram George. Predeceased by wife Winnie George. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons: Gerald (Linda), Ralph (Maxine); daughter Elaine (Bram Stoyles); grandchildren: Mark, Trina, Dustin, Michelle, Desiree and Tyler; great-grandchildren: Madeline and Braiden, all of Fort McMurray, Alb. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 1999 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville, with Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Clarenville.
GRANT, Donald - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Thursday, March 25, 1999, Mr. Donald Grant of New Perlican, age 72 years. Past Grand Master of S.U.F., Past Master Masonic Lodge, Heart`s Content No. 1275, Member of District Grand Lodge of Scotland and a member of the Trinity-Conception Shrine Club. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Hilda, New Perlican, two sisters, Mary Felton, St. John`s and Winnie Glassford, Prince George, B.C.; two brothers-in-law, Donald Epps, London, Ont., Tommy Epps, Bridgewater, N.S.; one sister-in-law Peggy Epps, Langley, B.C.; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Saturday 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, New Perlican. As an expression of sympathy donations made be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
GREEN, Hubert - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, Mr. Hubert Green of Winterton, aged 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife Susie, Winterton; one son George (wife Hazel), White Horse, Yukon; two daughters, Shirley Welsh (Leslie), Heart`s Delight. Gail Groves (Glen), Heart`s Desire; four grandsons, six granddaughters, eight great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Frank (Dot), Boston, Mass., Lawrence (Shirley), Halifax, Curtis (Irene), Toronto, James (Beatrice), Barrie, Ont.; two sisters, Irene Woodland and Nellie Coulson (George), Toronto; sister-in-law Elizabeth Parrott, Winterton; predeceased by brother Newman, 1975; also leaving to mourn a large circle of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral service to be held Monday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. from Trinity United Church and Cemetery, Winterton. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimers Society or a charity of one`s choice.
GREEN, Stanley Gerald - Passed peacefully away at the W.H. Newhook Clinic on Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, Stanley Green of Green`s Harbour, in his 49th year. Predeceased by his mother Adelaide. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife Mary, and his father Maxwell (Ethel), father- and mother-in-law Woodrow and Bertha Cooper; seven sisters and five brothers: Alma March (Gerald), Roy (Evelyn), Janet Tizzard (Dwain), George (Edna), Linda Ruth (Charles), Ernie, Barbara Bamber (Alan), Hilda Pollard (Wilmore), David (Janet), Valerie Harnum (Charles), Alice Hoskins (Doug), Alvin (Michelle). A large number of nieces and nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law, other relatives and many friends. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Green`s Harbour, from where the funeral service will be held at a time to be announced. Donations in his memory gratefully accepted to the Stanley G. Green Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
GREENING, Dulcie B. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on May 19, 1999, Dulcie Belle Greening (born Adams), age 86 years 2 months, of Clarenville. Predeceased by her husband Frederick (1958). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, son Austin, at Clarenville, Nfld.; daughters: Margaret (Dale) Geldart, Moncton, N.B. and Doreen (Delano) Rose, Clarenville, Nfld.; and special step-daughter Susan (Geoff) Macdonald, Riverview, N.B.; grandchildren: Anthony (Brenda) Rose, Shelli and Jason (special friend Shonda) Geldart; two darling great-grandchildren: Grant and Grace Rose; and step-grandchildren: Matthew, Carley and Nichole Macdonald; sisters: Ella (Royal) Cooper, Gander, Marguerite Adams, Evelyn (Louis) Pelley, Milton; brother, Boyd (Nelda) Adams, Milton; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Greening, Port Blandford, Jessie (Robert) Stanley, Gander and Lena (Leslie) Harris, Glovertown; also many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Visiting hours Thursday and Friday, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral from Memorial United Church, Clarenville on Saturday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at family plot Port Blandford. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Memorial United Church, Clarenville.
GUPPY, James - One of the pioneer residents of Gander, JAMES GUPPY, passed away peacefully at the Lakeside Home on May 27, 1999 at age 84. Jim was born in Port Rexton, Trinity Bay on August 2, 1914. He graduated from Bishop Field College in St. John`s. During World War II he served overseas in Italy and North Africa with the 166th Newfoundland Field Regiment. After the war, he graduated from the Radio College of Canada in Toronto, where he owned a radio repair shop for a short time. Jim settled in Gander and worked as a radio electronic technician at the Department of Transport with Signals. In the 1950`s he took courses for radar maintenance, and for the rest of his career he worked with precision approach radar for landing airplanes, taking numerous courses along the way. He built his home at 124 Memorial Drive in 1954, cleared the land, landscaped, and added a vegetable garden himself. Jim enjoyed carpentry, “puttering around” in his basement, and gardening. He loved attending reunions of the 166th, and driving around the island. Jim was predeceased by his first wife Emma, his sister Mildred and his brother John. He is survived by his second wife Blanche; his daughter Karen Abbott (Carl); his son Bill (Lorna); grandchildren Mark Abbott, Suzanne Abbott and Lynn Guppy; step-children Lorne Bishop, Sylvia Newhook (Robert); and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jim was a life member of the Gander Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, a Past Master of the Gander Masonic Lodge #16, a long term member of St. Martin`s Anglican Church. He was loved and respected by all who knew him. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 30, 1999 at St. Martin`s Anglican Church in Gander. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery. If friends desire, in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Lakeside Home in Gander (95 Airport Blvd., A1V 2L7). Stacey`s Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (256-8585.)
Transcribed by James Butler, 1999
Updated November 22, 2000 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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