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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 COTACT button at the bottom of every page.
HARRIS, Wilson Lloyd J.P. - Passed away peacefully at the Sunshine Manor in the Dr. G.B. Cross Hospital in Clarenville on December 18, 1999, Wilson Lloyd Harris J.P. of New Chelsea, T.B., in his 92nd year. Left with fond and loving memories, his loving wife Betty, of sixty years; two daughters: Pat Harris, St. John`s, Peggy Frechette (Roger), Arnprior, Ontario; two sons: Wallace (Gloria), Wayne (Kathleen) (Cass), both of Shoal Harbour; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a large number of relatives and friends; long time member of Masonic Lodge, Hearts Content, and Clarke Wallace Orange Lodge of New Chelsea. Remains resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville until 10:00 p.m. Sunday; then to Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton Monday 2:00 p.m. until closing; Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to noon in the United Church, New Chelsea. Funeral at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the United Church, New Chelsea. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, New Chelsea. Memorial Fund to the Cemetery Fund, New Chelsea or the Sunshine Manor at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.
HAYNES, Alexander - (83) of New Glasgow, NS, died peacefully on Monday, July 19th, 1999 at the Queen`s North Health Complex, Minto, NB. Born October 3rd, 1915 in Catalina, Newfoundland, he was the youngest son of the late Alexander (Sandy) and Mary Hannah (Raymond) Haynes. He was the first employee hired by S.W. Miffin Ltd. of Catalina. He served the role of Maintenance Supervisor with Mr. Miffin`s successful salt fish processing business. Over the years his role with the firm covered many areas such as: electrician, plumber, refrigeration mechanic, carpenter, radio, t.v. and appliance repair; and diesel mechanic on the company`s many schooners. He retired from the company in 1987 at the age of 71 after working there for many years, except for 1942-45 when he worked with the American Forces at Fort Pepperal, St. John`s, Nfld. He also served as Service Officer, Treasurer, Vice-President and President of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 16 in Catalina, Nfld. As well, he attained the rank of Sub Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve. He was a kind, compassionate and generous man, highly respected in his community. He was considered a man who could accomplish anything. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Cora Nellie (Matthews); sons: Dr. Gordon R. Haynes, wife Rebecca, Minto, NB and Randy M. Haynes, wife Classie, New Glasgow, NS; and grandchildren: Cynthia, Pamela, Jason, Angela, Katie, Charles, Alexander, William and Mary. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral services 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 22nd, 1999 at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Newcastle Bridge with Rev. J. Cathcart officiating. Interment will take place in St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Cemetery, Newcastle Bridge, NB.
HENDERSON, Olive (Nee Miller) - Suddenly at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby on Wednesday, April 14, 1999, Olive, Formerly from Kerley`s Harbour, Trinity Bay, entered into the presence of her Lord. Beloved wife of Elwin. Loving mother of Milton and Helen, Carl and Christine, Bruce and Brenda, Guy and Giz, Linda and Cal, Ina and Allan, all of Stoney Creek. Predeceased by son Donald and Granddaughter Kristy. Sadly missed by fifteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Max and Barbara, Emma and Tom, Beulah and Frank, Nellie, Bernard and Alvina, all of Newfoundland. Olive will also be sadly missed by her cousin Ned and Marion of Ohio and her friends at Stoney Creek Alliance Church. The Funeral Service will be held at Stoney Creek Alliance Church, 605 Highway 8, Stoney Creek, Ontario on Monday, April 19 at 1:30 PM. Interment at Mountview Gardens, Stoney Creek.
HIGDON, John Samuel (WWII Veteran) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre on Saturday, January 2,1999, John Samuel Higdon, WWII Veteran, 59th and 166 Regiment, of New Harbour in his 75th year. Leaving to mourn Hilda, his devoted wife of 51 years; daughter Elaine Hammond (Martin J.), St. John`s, grandson Sean and granddaughter Lynn; son Lorne John (Audrey nee Thorne),Sarnia, ON, granddaughters: Cheryl and Sheila; three sisters: Jean Pollett (Roy), New Harbour, Leah Hedley (Ronald), Ashcroft, BC, Rita Cranford (Gerald), New Harbour; also lovingly remembered by nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo with visiting hours Monday, January 4, 1-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, 10 a.m. until time of funeral. The Funeral Service will be held from St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour on Tuesday, January 5, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Augustine`s Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour.
HISCOCK, Raymond - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, January 15, Mr. Raymond Hiscock of Winterton, age 78 years. Predeceased by his wife Jessie (1994) and sister Betty Sharpe. Leaving to mourn friend July McIndless, Heart`s Content; four sons: George (Beverly), Toronto, Harry, Stephenville, Gordon (Diana), Thompson, Manitoba, Max (April), Red Deer, AB; two daughters: Margaret Noel (Gordon), Stephenville, Rolinda Howse (Bill), Truro, NS; one brother Cecil (Maisie), Grand Falls-Windsor; one sister Marion Hiscock (Lewis) Midland, ON; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one brother-in-law Garfield Pitcher (Sadie), Grand Falls-Windsor; two sisters-in-law: Vera Lane (Reg), Grand Falls-Windsor, Marjorie Andrews (Alison), Carbonear; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Sunday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from St. Luke`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, Winterton. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
HISCOCK, William Albert - Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Wednesday, July 21, 1999, of Trinity, Trinity Bay, age 64 years. Predeceased by son Ernest, 1986, parents Lillian & George & brother Gilbert. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Mabel (nee Rowe), daughters: Menita Hayter (Colin), Irene King (Donald), Shirley Stagg (Chris), Holly Phillips (Curtis); sons: William (Michelle), Keith, Geoffrey (Trish), eleven grandchildren: Christian, Melissa, Nancy, Stephen, Deidre, Paula, Susan, Alice, Jessica, Kayla & Nathan. Seven sisters, three brothers, a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives & many friends. Resting at St. Paul`s Mortuary Chapel, Trinity until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Trinity on Sunday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow, St. Paul`s Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
HISCOCK, Winston - Passed peacefully away in his sleep at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Winston Hiscock, age 76, a veteran of World War II. Forever loved and remembered by wife Elizabeth; daughter Margaret (Matthew Marshall); granddaughter Gayle; brothers: Charlie (Irene), Jacob, Gilbert (Joyce); sister-in-law Lydia and a large number of nieces and nephews.
HODDER, Rev. Dr. James Gardner - The Rev. Dr. J. Gardner Hodder, known as ≥Jim≤ passed away on Monday, November 29, 1999, at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home. Born June 24, 1919, at Heart`s Delight, Trinity Bay, and educated at Dulwich College and Durham, McGill, Villa Nova, and Heed Universities. Dr. Hodder was Captain in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and served in the First Expeditionary Force into France in the fall of 1939 and was evacuated at Dunkirk. As Anglican clergyman, he held clerical postings in Montreal, Campbellville, Ont., the Bronx, N.Y., and suburban Philadelphia. He was an accomplished educator and psychologist. He leaves to mourn two sons: Gary and Morris; two grandchildren: Matthew and Emily; daughter-in-law Elizabeth Harvey; brother-in-law Clarence Pope; and sister-in-law Sarah Windsor. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, and 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999. Funeral service from St. Thomas Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 2nd, 1999. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his childhood parish, St. Thomas Anglican Church.
IVANY, James Maxwell- Engineer with Sun Construction. Passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 1, 1999 at his residence. Jim Ivany, aged 51 years. Predeceased by his parents: Eric and Annie Ivany. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his loving and devoted wife, Gail (nee Rodgers), of 27 years; two sisters: Gladys (Dennis) Cranford, Milton, ON and Gertrude Woolrige, Dunfield, Trinity Bay; mother-in-law Blanche Rodgers; best friend and brother Robert (Rhonda) Price; sister-in-law Ginny Rodgers; brother-in-law Fraser (Jacinta) Rodgers; many nieces and nephews; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation on Friday, July 2 from 7-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, July 3rd and July 4th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and Monday, July 5th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, July 5th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
JOHNSON, Victor - Died as a result of a tragic car accident on February 1, 1999, Victor Johnson, age 63, of Port Union. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Melina; daughters: Beulah Perry, Edmonton, Tina, Port Union; sons: Sam (Annette), Catalina, Darryl (Marguarite), Port Union and Eli, Edmonton; grandchildren: Deanne, Stephen, Jarryd and Stacey; brother Larry (John Maddigan), Middle Cove; sisters: Beulah (Allan Hobbs), Gander, Grace (Alvin Baker), St. John`s, Myrtle (Lloyd Dalton), Hillview; sister-in-law Rebecca Russell, Catalina; brothers-in-law: Eli Russell, Catalina, Bob (Juanita) Russell, St. John`s, Duke (Gertie) Russell, Art (Edith) Russell and Edgar (Ibena) Russell, Port Union; numerous friends, nieces and nephews. Funeral Service took place from the United Church, Catalina on Thursday, February 4th with Rev. Pat Melindy. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Little Catalina. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Strathie`s Funeral Home.
“Forever Loved And Sadly Missed”.
KELLEY, Gordon Lewis - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, December 20, 1999. Gordon Kelley of Monroe, aged 82 years. Predeceased by first wife, Myrtis, in 1978. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Naomie; daughter Goldie (Alec Garland), Labrador City; son Stewart (Audrey), Pouch Cove; sisters: Edith (Eli Toope), Trinity, Rita Hodder, New Bonaventure and Leona Ivany, Toronto; grandchildren: Norma, Derrick, Jeremy and Darrell; great-grandchildren: Kristen, Cameron and Zachary; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Anglican Church, Monroe. Funeral 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 1999 from Anglican Church, Monroe. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Monroe. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Cemetery Fund, Monroe.
Transcribed by James Butler, 1999
Updated November 22, 2000 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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