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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.
RALPH, Nita M. (nee Samson) - Passed away suddenly on June 29, 1999, at her home in Catalina, Nita M. Ralph, age 85 years, formerly of Flat Islands, Bonavista Bay. Predeceased by her husband Reuben Ralph. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Dallas and son-in-law Ben (Mugford); brother Frank and sister-in-law Joyce (Samson); sister Mollie (Hallett); three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Strathies Funeral Home in Catalina. Funeral service at Holy Martyrs Anglican Church in Port Union on Friday, July 2, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Anglican Cemetery in Catalina. Flowers or donations to Holy Martyrs Anglican Church in Port Union gratefully accepted.
REID, Aubrey John - Passed peacefully away at his home, Chapel Arm, on Thursday, October 28, 1999, Aubrey J. Reid, in his 88th year. Predeceased by sons George and Everett. Leaving to mourn his wife Whilamina; daughters: Ada (Robert), Florence (Edmund), Marjorie (Thomas); sons: Ernest (Mary), Rexon, Kenneth (Gloria), Noel (Betty), Alonzo (Vira), Seward (Michelle), Hayward (Patricia), Christopher (Arlette); twenty-six grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; brothers: Cleophas and Gordon; sister Mary Cooper, a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Resting at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Chapel Arm from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 30th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Long Harbour Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory gratefully accepted to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
REID, Edward - Corner Brook, NF. Passed away Saturday, February 13, 1999 at the Interfaith Home, EDWARD REID in his 93rd year. Edward was predeceased by his wife Beatrice, March 2, 1976; daughter Doris, December 21, 1950; brother Walter Reid, Dildo; sister Anne Cranford, New Harbour. He leaves to mourn his son Max (Shirley), Corner Brook; three daughters: Mona (Leo Joseph), Shirley (Ray Fudge), Corner Brook, Muriel (Robert Hinkle), Gander; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; brother Noah Reid, Dildo; sister Ethel Anthony, Upper Gullies. The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main St., Rev. Canon Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave. Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one`s choice.
REID, Grover W. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, June 25, 1999. Grover Wiylie Reid of Heart`s Delight age 67 years. Leaving to mourn wife Greta; daughters Jocelyn Chislett (Barry), Cavandish, Christine Sinyard (Darrin), Heart`s Content; son Stanley (Angie Harnum), Mount Pearl; six precious grandchildren: Carrie, Courtney, Christopher Sinyard, Brandon, Hilary and Bethany Chislett; three sisters Winnie Reid, St. John`s, Greta Peach, Heart`s Delight, Mildred Rowe, Heart`s Content; mother-in-law Hazel Chafe, Petty Harbour; also a large number of other relatives and many friends. Resting at the S.U.F. Lodge Number 6, Heart`s Delight. The Funeral Service will be held from St. Matthews Anglican Church, Heart`s Delight on Monday, June 28 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warrens Funeral Home, Dildo.
REID, John Charles - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on February 9, 1999 John Charles Reid, age 82. Leaving to mourn wife Pearl; children: Wallace (Maxine), Syreathia French (Robert), Wayne (Florence), Gloria Locke (Renea), Maurice (Norma), Mary Jacobs (Byron), Gaylia Pretty (David), John (Patricia), Wilfred (Lynette), Colleen French (Dwight); 22 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters: Myrtle Steele, Eliza Cranford (Arthur). Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo. Funeral Service Friday, February 12, 1999 at 2 p.m. from The Salvation Army Citadel, Dildo. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send donations to The Parkinson Foundation of Canada, Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter, L.A. Miller Centre, 100 Forest Road, A1A 1E5.
ROBBINS, Susie - Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Monday, March 1, 1999, Mrs. Susie Robbins, of Hatchet Cove, in her 87th year. Predeceased by husband Stephen, June, 1997. Left to mourn sister Pearl Dodge, St. John`s; brother Allan Avery (Jessie) of Long Beach; sisters-in-law: Alice Avery, Long Beach, Sarah Jane Lambert, Hatchet Cove, Irene Robbins, Clarke`s Beach; nieces; nephews; relatives and friends. Resting at St. Stephen`s Church, Hatchet Cove. Funeral service to take place at Hatchet Cove, Thursday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m.
RODGERS, Earl William - Passed peacefully away at Boswell Memorial Hospital in Sun City, Arizona, Earl William Rodgers of Grand Falls-Windsor, formerly of Hearts Content, Trinity Bay, in his 77th year. Predeceased by his infant son Wayne in 1947. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 54 years, Alice (nee Parrott); loving children: Gordon (Lise), Winterton, Diane Jennings, Glendale, Arizona, Randy, St. Phillips, Paul (Ivy), St. John`s, Earl (Judy), Labrador City and Adrian (Emily), Columbus, Ohio; beloved grandchildren: Stephanie (Steve) Collins, Paradise, Sara Rodgers, Grand Falls-Windsor, George Jennings, Ottawa, Heidi and Krista Rodgers, Halifax; great-grandchildren: Julia and Mark Collins, Paradise; sister Eleanor (Fred Pynn) and brother John (Marjorie), St. John`s; sisters-in-law: Lizzie Rodgers, St. John`s, Florence Purchase (Claude), Tonawanda, NY and Mary Parrott, Niagara Falls; a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, April 10th, 1999 at 11 a.m. from the Anglican Cathedral with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Window Fund, 1 Exploits Ave., Grand Falls-Windsor, NF, A2A 1L9 or a charity of one`s choice.
ROGERS, Tryhena May - Passed away peacefully at Bonnews Lodge, Badger`s Quay on December 10, 1999, age 82 years, of Centreville. Predeceased by her sister Edna Simmons. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Ronald; son Ralph (Nita), Clarenville; daughters: Honor Dominie (Frank), Botwood, Dorothy Parsons (Harold), Ft. McMurray, AB.; 6 grandchildren: Brian (Denise), Keith (Rachelle), Andrew (Teresa), Joanne, Rhonda and Matthew; 3 great-grandchildren: Allison, Sarah and Jeremy; 2 brothers-in-law: James Simmons, Mt. Pearl, Lester Rogers (Marjorie), Centreville; sister-in-law Ethel Pickett, Centreville; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Barnabas` Anglican Church, Centreville from where the funeral will take place on Monday, December 13, 1999 at 2 p.m. with Rev. R. Osmond officiating. Donations may be made to Bonnews Lodge or to a charity of one`s choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mullaly`s Funeral Home, Pound Cove.
ROWE, Allan - Veteran of WWII. Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Pavilion on Sunday, March 14th, 1999, of Greens Harbour. Age 77 years. Predeceased by wife Nellie and two brothers: Marcus and Stanley. Leaving to mourn their sad loss, his loving wife Minnie Burt; three sons: Charles (Paula), Roger (Audrey), Noel (Michelle); grandchildren whom he loved so dearly: Blair (Donna), Deanne, Brian, Michael, Ellen, Nakita and Jasmine; great-grandson Stavros; step-grandchildren: Danny and Tammy; sister Elsie; and sister-in-law Vera. Also lovingly remembered by a large number of other relatives and many friends. Resting at St. Andrews United Church, Whiteway, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 17th at 2 p.m. Interment to follow, United Church Cemetery, Whiteway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
RUSSELL, Arthur - Passed peacefully away on Monday, June 7, 1999, Arthur Russell, aged 63 years. Leaving to mourn are common-law wife, Shirley; sons: Bill (Denise), Cecil (Grace); daughters: Grace (Gerard), Gloria (Edward), Rita and Crystal; step-mother Susie; sister Daphne (Bob); Wilson (Madonna), Robert (Dianne), Allan (Cathy), David (Dianne), Beverly (John), Gerald (Pauline), Carol (Peggy); sixteen grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Service to take place on Friday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Family Faith Fellowship Cemetery, Port Union.
SEWARD, Ronald Derrick - 48, of Lower Sackville, N.S., died July 2, 1999 at the QE II, Health Sciences Centre, Infirmary Site. Born in New Perlican, Nfld., he was the son of the late Peter and Phyllis (Piercey) Seward. Although he was very active in his community, he was a strong and committed family man. He was retired from the Canadian Forces after 28 years service. He was a member of the Dartmouth Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star #51, The Antiquity Preceptory No. 5, Royal Arch Masons of Nova Scotia and P.E.I., The Shriners Philae Temple, Hfx. He was also a Keystone Kop with the Dartmouth Shriners Club and was in the Order of Eastern Star Queen Esther Chapter 61. He was involved with the N.S. Minor Hockey Assoc. for many years, most recently as the N.S.M.H.C. Suspension Coordinator. He was on the Organizational Committee for the 1997 National Karate Championships and on the fund raising committee for both the N.S. Figure Skating Assoc. and Queen Esther Chapter 61 and was an active volunteer for many organizations. Always the champion of the underdog, he will be remembered for his sense of humour, fair play attitude and his love of a good argument. Surviving are his wife, the former Donna Power; daughter Sherri Lynn, Halifax; son Corey Michael (Melanie LeLacheur), Hfx; brothers: Ed (Betty), Lincoln, N.B., Peter (Dot), Lewisporte, Nfld.; sisters: Sybil (Len Hindy), Dunville, Nfld., Dianne (Dan Mathes), Weston, Ont.; many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors 7-9 Monday, July 5, 1999 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville. Memorial Service will be held in New Perlican United Church, Trinity Bay, Nfld., Wednesday, July 7 at 2 p.m., Committal to follow service. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Sick Children, Kidney Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lung Assoc. or charity of choice.
SEWARD, Clarence Howard - WWII Veteran, and retired Canada Post employee in Corner Brook. Passed peacefully away at his residence in Mount Pearl on Thursday, November 25, 1999, Clarence Howard Seward. Aged 78 years. Born in New Perlican, Trinity Bay on January 2, 1921. Son of the late James and Emma Seward. Predeceased by his first wife Clara (Hiscock) and their infant son Wayne. Leaving with loving memories, his wife Hazel; also his beloved family of two daughters: Princealine (Bruce Moores) and Gail (Stanley Wynne); one son Calvin (Paula); four grandchildren: David Seward (fiancee Krista), Denise (Todd Kelly), Stephen and Allison Purdy; one great-grandson Brady Delong-Seward; step-daughter Linda (Joe English); step-son William Penney (Marlene); two step-grandchildren: Terilynn Anderson and Mark Penney; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre`s Funeral Home, Corner Brook from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service to be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 29, 1999 from the First United Church, Corner Brook. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Janeway Children`s Hospital. Arrangements in St. John`s entrusted to Barrett`s Funeral Home. ³He lives with us in memory and will forever more²
SHEPPARD, Mary Mrs. - Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Home in Gander on October 7, 1999, Mrs. Mary Sheppard in her 95th. year. Mrs. Sheppard is predeceased by husbands Arthur Drover, Frank Sheppard; sisters Priscilla, Eliza, Isabel, Jessie; brothers Alexander, William and Fred. Left with fond and loving memories are several nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral was held on Saturday, October 9th. at 2 p.m. from Sunnyside Anglican Church. Interment Sunnyside Anglican Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home Ltd., Gander and Fewers Funeral Home Ltd., Clarenville.
SHORT, Joshua - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, January 13, 1999, Joshua Short of Charleston, in his 53rd year. Predeceased by his father, Arthur, 1994. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Florence (nee Fry); one daughter Sheila (Gerald); his mother Doris Short, Deep Bight; two brothers: Peter (Violet) and Ramsey, Deep Bight; three sisters: Edie, Corpus Christi, Texas, Emily (Clyde), Ivany`s Cove and Millie (Wally), Toronto; one expected grandchild; also a large number of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Hope United Church, Charleston on Sunday, January 17, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. with interment at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville.
SKIFFINGTON, George - Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on August 14th, 1999. Mr. George Skiffington age 66 of Gander. Predeceased by son Shawn - 1981 and brother Melvin. Left with fond and loving memories are wife: Beulah; brother: Harvey of Bonavista; sisters: Evelyn Martin and husband Theodore of Elliston; Minnie Hart and husband Ralph of Catalina; Doris Waye and husband Don of Bonavista; parents: John and Dorcas Skiffington of Bonavista. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral service will take place on Monday, August 16th at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
SLADE, Silvie - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Monday, August 30, 1999, Silvie Slade of Salmon Cove, age 82 years. Predeceased by wife Effie, 1986. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Bertha (Warrick) Reynolds, Perry`s Cove and Sandra (James) Reynolds, Salmon Cove; three sons: Robert (Frances), Ronald (Mary) and Randy (Joan), all of Salmon Cove; 14 grandchildren: Dale (Gordon), Bonnie (Michael), Sandra (Daniel), Brian (Denise), Steven (Raquel), Michael, Mark, Wanda (Roland), Frank (Joanne), Rick (Mary Lou), Rod (Tracey), Ray (Lisa), Jenny and Mitchell; 12 great-grandchildren: Lee, Rachelle, Justin, Megan, Ashley, Amber, Adam, Adrian, Ryan, Tyler, Daniel and Rodney; two sisters: Nora (Late Ralph) Harnum, Dildo and Bertha (Late Reginald) Parsons, St. John`s; sisters-in-law: Myrtle (Ron) Blundon and Vertue (Malcolm) Winsor, both of St. John`s; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel`s Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear until 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 1. Funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Perry`s Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the United Church, Perry`s Cove. 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 any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
SMITH, Frederick G. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, February 18, 1999, Frederick G. Smith of Clarenville, aged 88 years. Predeceased by wife Leah, 1979. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are three sons: Sam Parsons (Edna), Mount Pearl, Jacob Smith (Hilda) and Heber Smith (Carmel), both of Clarenville; six grandchildren: Rodney, Freddie, Blair, Denise, Leah and Andrew; one great-granddaughter Sarah; four sisters: Susie Avery, Bessie Avery (Edwin), Dorothy Stringer and Edna Spurrell; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 1999 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville. Interment to follow at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville.
SMITH, Jamie - Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Monday, May 10, 1999, Jamie M. N. Smith of Chance Cove, aged 26 years. Predeceased by his father Roosevelt, February 17, 1990. Leaving to mourn his loving mother Myrtle; loving brother Dennis; sisters: Darlene and Collene; special and long time loving friend Candi; loving friend and cousin Jackie, also lovingly remembered by a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Resting at the Church of the Ascension, Chance Cove from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, donations in Jamie`s memory gratefully accepted to the Janeway Children`s Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo.
SNOOK, Rodney - Age 30. Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Tuesday, July 13 after a courageous struggle against cancer. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife and best friend Deanne; darling children: Hayley (3), Ryan (1); brothers: Boyd (Ursula), Holyrood, Cliff (Linda), Halifax, Wallace (Jan), Ontario, Austin, PEI; sisters: Violet Traverse (Tony), Valerie Hickey (Frank), Gladys (Eddie Benoit), Southern Harbour, Janet (Gerald Sweeney), Carbonear; brothers-in-law: Greg Ryan (Pauline), Vince Ryan (Loretta), Come By Chance, Barry, Ontario; very special mother-in-law and father-in-law Shirley and Clyde Ryan, Come By Chance. Also left to mourn his loss are a wide circle of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Andrew`s Church, Sunnyside. Funeral Service Friday, July 16, 2 p.m. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Sunnyside. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to his family,
SOOLEY, Curtis G. - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, April 29th, after a long illness. Retired St. John`s Firefighter after 26 years of service. Leaving to mourn: his loving wife, Myra; daughters: Marilyn Bond, Sylvia (Ken) Griggs; son: Wayne (Sandra); grandchildren: Steve, Betsy, Michelle, Vicki, Wayne, Marc, Paul; Sister: Blanche Vivian (predeceased brother-in-law Stan); Sister-in-law: Mamie (predeceased brother, Stu). Also leaving a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the volunteer Heart`s Delight-Islington Firefighters. Resting at the SUF Lodge, Heart`s Delight-Islington. Visitation beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 30th. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, May 1st at 2 p.m. from St. Matthew`s Church, Heart`s Delight-Islington.
SPURRELL, Job - Passed away suddenly at his home, Monday, August 23, 1999, Job Spurrell, age 50. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Wanda and Mandy at St. John`s; one son Frankie, St. John`s; four sisters: Eileen Humber, Dunfield, Jean Sullivan, Kilbride, Lavina Morrison, St. John`s and Edna Fifield, Port Rexton; five brothers: Pearce, Jim, Clayton at Dunfield, Kevin at Trinity and Steve at St. John`s; special friend Juanita Kinsella, St. John`s; a number of nieces and nephews, a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Grace United Church, Dunfield. Funeral at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 26th. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Trinity.
SPURRELL, Victoria - Passed away suddenly on June 28, 1999 at her home in Little Heart`s Ease, Mrs. Victoria Spurrell (nee Jacobs), aged 87 years 11 months. Predeceased by husband Richard (1983); brothers: Harvey and Gordon; son-in-law Arthur; and great-grandchild Jonathan. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are brother Ira; daughters: Marina (Roland), Norma and Annie (Worick); sons: Obediah (Selina), Thomas (Doris) and Harold (Linda); 21 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn are brothers-in-law: Solomon and Eli (Marcie); sisters-in-law: Mary, Edna, Gladys (William), Alvina, Rita; uncle Nicholas Vey (Mariam); and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Little Heart`s Ease. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1st, 1999 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Heart`s Ease. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Heart`s Ease. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery Fund.
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.
STEELE, Myrtle (nee Reid) - Passed away peacefully at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, May 18th, 1999, in the loving presence of her family, at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband Overton; and two infant sons; her parents: Hubert and Bertha Jane Reid, Dildo, T.B.; four brothers and three sisters. She will be greatly missed by her six daughters: Ruby Tizzard, St. John`s, Kay Parsons (Gil), Halifax, Ruth Cook (Ron), St. John`s, Marjorie Motter (Jerry), West Unity, Ohio, Sandra Dale (Gar), St. John`s and Glenda McKinney (Terry), Kelowna, BC; two sons: Doug (Bernice) and Bill (Gwen), St. John`s; one sister Eliza Cranford (Art), London, Ont.; one aunt Marion Gosse, New Harbour, T.B.; 25 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren (one, a special angel who was born at the time of her passing, completing the circle of life and rebirth); three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends; two special friends: Mrs. Mary Tizzard and Mrs. Annie Parsons. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 pm. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 19th and 10 a.m. to 12 Noon Thursday, May 20th. Funeral Service to take place from Barrett`s Chapel at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20th, 1999 with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, you would greatly honor her memory by a donation to The Salvation Army Food Bank. "Mom, we love you."
STEVENS, Cyril - Passed away suddenly at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, January 25, 1999, Cyril Stevens of South Dildo in his 72nd year. Predeceased by father Chesley, mother Mary, granddaughter Rhonda. Left with cherished memories his wife Lucy; son Jerry (Marilyn), Upper Gullies; daughter Ruby George (Vaughan), South Dildo; grandchildren: April Muggeridge (Jeff), Renee Gilbert (Scott), David, Justin, Adam, Linda and one great-granddaughter Paige; brothers: Victor (Josie), Ralph (Emmie); sisters: Evelyn Derring (Harrison), Vera Eddy (George); a large circle of other relatives and many friends. Resting at Warren`s Funeral Home, Dildo with visiting hours: Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 28th from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah`s Witnesses, Blaketown at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Jehovah Witness Cemetery, New Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Spina Bifida Association.
STONE, Cora Jean - Passed peacefully away at Allison`s Manor, Long Pond on Sunday, January 10, 1999, Cora Jean Stone of Seal Cove. Age 68 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Malcolm; 5 sons: Denley (Beverly), Clarenville, Gordon, Seal Cove, Reg (Ann), Upper Gullies, Peter (Annette), Seal Cove, Vincent (fiancee Marie), Seal Cove; 2 daughters: Lillian Spearing (Michael), Seal Cove, Barbara Rumbolt (Lawrence), Marys Harbour; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Tuesday. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, January 12th at 2 p.m. at St. Peter`s Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
THISTLE, Thomas - Passed away suddenly at the Bonavista Health Care Centre on Saturday, April 17, 1999, Thomas Thistle of Port Union, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn sister Edith (Patrick Butt) at Port Union; brother Ambrose Thistle at Stephenville; sister-in-law Mildred Thistle at Clarenville; eight nieces, six nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Strathie`s Funeral Home, Catalina. Funeral Mass was held on Monday, April 19, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church, Port Union and officiated by Rev. Father Brendan J. McCarthy. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Port Union.
THOMAS, Pauline - Born September 21, 1928 at Trinity, Newfoundland, passed away peacefully December 14th, 1999 at St. Vincent`s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia. Predeceased by Fanny (mother), Thomas (father) and Claude (brother). Survived by her loving husband Cyril and son Ian, both residing at the family home in Vancouver. Pauline is also survived by Ryanie (sister), Francis (sister-in-law) and nieces: Claudia, Elizabeth, Rhonda and their families. Pauline is lovingly remembered by sisters-in-law: Annetta, Eva; brothers-in-law: Raymond, Charles, their families and all whose lives touched hers. Service at St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Kerrisdale, 2490 West 37th, December 23, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. Reception at Church Hall, followed by burial at Surrey Center Cemetery, 16671 Old McLellan Road, Surrey. All tributes gratefully appreciated. Donations to British Columbia and Yukon Heart & Stroke Foundation suggested.
THOMPSON, Ethel - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, St. John`s on Sunday, May 2nd, 1999 Ethel (Thistle) Thompson, age 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are one daughter Laura; four sons: Allen, Roy (Eve), Cal (Phyllis), Jim (Melvina); one daughter-in-law Marion Thistle; 17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters: Gertie, Susie, Bertha, Beatrice and Stella (Dolph); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville until 12 noon Tuesday, May 4th, then resting at United Church, Hickman`s Harbour at 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5th, 1999 from United Church, Hickman`s Harbour. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Hickman`s Harbour.
THORNE, Leah M. (nee Williams) - Passed peacefully away on February 8, 1999, after a lengthy illness at the A.M. Guy Memorial Health Centre, Buchans, surrounded by loving family members, Leah Thorne in her 96th year, formerly of New Harbour, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by husband Leonard in 1977; parents John and Julia Williams of Isle-au-Valen, Placentia Bay; brother John; sisters Mary, Grace, Bertha, Cecily, Julia and Violet; son-in-law Harold Skanes. Left with fond and loving memories, her three daughters: Rita Skanes, Buchans; Laura Kennedy (Pat), St. John`s; Violet Lambert (Melvin), Buchans; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister Mabel Keeping, St. John`s; two brothers: Jethro Williams, Placentia and Stewart Williams, New Harbour; also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John`s. Visitation hours from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9 and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10. Funeral service to take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 1999 at Carnell`s Funeral Chapel. Interment to follow in St. Augustine`s Anglican Cemetery, New Harbour. Flowers gratefully received or donations in her memory may be made to St. Augustine`s Anglican Church, New Harbour, Trinity Bay.
TILLEY, Kenneth - Passed away suddenly at Buchans on February 28, 1999, Mr. Kenneth Tilley, age 73. Predeceased by his first wife Roseanne (Williams); four brothers: Jack, Gordon, Fred, Warrick and one sister Bernice. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Annetta; sons: Noel and wife Ruby, Bedford, N.S., Paul and wife Evelyn, Clarenville; step-son Reg and wife Cathy, Mount Pearl; daughters: Ann and special friend Darryl, St. John`s; step-daughter Pam and husband Rick Brace, Buchans; also left to mourn are brothers Herb of Buchans, Charles and wife Ethel, Cambridge, Ont.; brother-in-law Edgar Rogers, Musgrave Hr.; sisters: Jean and Jim Harnum, Buchans, Floss and Guy Evans, Springdale, Janet Snow, Cambridge, Ont; sisters-in-law: Leah, Doris and Joan, all at Buchans: grandchildren: Shawn (wife Treena), Andrew, Erin, Lyle, Elliott, Hannah, Harrison, Stephen, Krysta, Jayne, Melanie and Jennifer; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rested at St. John the Divine Church, Buchans. Interment at Buchans Public Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be made to the Memorial Fund for St. John the Divine Church, Buchans. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
Transcribed by James Butler, 1999
Updated November 22, 2000 by Jim Butler
Revised by Jim Butler, 2002
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