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The Telegram Cards of Thanks
August 1996


Sept. 28, 1996
September 4, 1909 - August 28, 1996

We, the family of the late Florence Clarke would like to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all those who helped in any way to alleviate the sorrow caused by the passing of a dear wife, mother, sister and nanny. Many thanks to Dr. A. Hutton, family doctor, staff of 7th West and Emergency, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Monsignor Doody, Fr. McKenna and Caul's Funeral Home (especially Michelle Anderson). A very special thank-you to her nieces and nephews who read and sang at church and to those who served as pallbearers and to all those who expressed kindness through your phone calls, gifts of food, flowers, cards, visits to the hospital during her illness, visits to the funeral home and attendance at church- thank-you. Although it is impossible to thank everyone individually, please be assured your kindness did not go unnoticed and will always be remembered.

Sept. 28, 1996

The family of the late Edward (Fub) Joy who passed away on August 16, 1996 wish to express their sincere thanks to all family and friends who helped us though our great loss. We gratefully acknowledge the many sympathy, Mass cards, floral tributes and visits to the funeral home. Thank you to all the staff and nurses on 5 North B at the Health Sciences Complex and Father Joe Bartlett for the services. Once again, thank you. To all, your kindness will be remembered always.

Sept. 28, 1996
Matthew Power
September 4, 1924 - August 26, 1996

The family of the late Matthew P. Power wish to express our sincere appreciation to all those family, friends, neighbours and co-workers whose support and acts of kindness helped comfort us during our time of sorrow. The prayers, Mass cards, sympathy cards, flowers, In Memoriam donations and gifts of food were greatly appreciated. A special thank-you is extended to the wonderful staff and volunteers at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Hospital for providing our father with the utmost in care and comfort; to St. Theresa's Parish for their comforting prayers and beautiful Funeral Mass; to the Royal Canadian Legion who honoured our father; he will always be remembered. Thank you all for caring.

Sept. 28, 1996
Ethel Power
February 14,1932 - August 21, 1996

Words cannot express our deep gratitude to all who helped in any way during the illness and death of our beloved mother, Ethel. To all relatives, friends who visited Mom at the Health Sciences Centre, we thank you. Special thanks to Dr. Maroun, nursing staff and the doctors of ICU. To Father Brown, Father Bolton for visiting Mom at the hospital. To Monsignoir Coady for reciting the Rosary, Father Doody for celebrating the Mass, to Caul's Funeral Home for handling the arrangements with courtesy and dignity. We gratefully acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy offered through Mass cards, sympathy cards, floral arrangements, phone calls to the hospital and funeral home, to our out of town relatives who travelled the distance to be with us. It is impossible to thank everyone personally but pleased to be assured that your kindness will always be remembered.
Her memories will linger forever
Always a smile
Beautiful memories she left behind.

Sept. 28, 1996
Mildred (Lawlor) Sterling

The family of the late Mildred Sterling who passed away August 26, 1996 would like to thank the following people for their support, care and thoughtfulness during this difficult time. All family members, relatives and friends; Fr. Richard McHugh; Fr. John Wallis; Mrs. Jean Hall and organist; the pallbearers; management and staff of K-Mart, M&M Offshore Shop, Helping Hands Home Care and Community Health; all members of the UFCW; the ICU Unit at the Health Sciences Complex; Carnell's Funeral Home and the Catholic Women's League. Your kindness will always be remembered.
Daughter Melody and Family

Sept. 28. 1996
James (Jim) Taylor
March 23, 1929 - August 6, 1996

We, the family of the late James P. Taylor wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude for the many expressions of sympathy that was shown to us in the death of our beloved husbsand, father, grandfather and brother. The many flowers, Mass cards, sympathy cards, gifts of food, phone calls and the compassion that was shown by each and everyone of you will always be remembered.
May God Bless All of You!
The Taylor Family

Sept. 28, 1996
June 6, 1921 - August 19, 1996

The family of the late William Joseph Thistle wish to express our most heartfelt thanks and appreciation to relatives and friends for their support during Bill's illness and death. Many thanks to those who visited, sent flowers, cards, food and made donations to the Cancer Society. Special thanks to the staff of Park View Manor, St. Clare's 6th Floor, Vital Aire, The Victorian Order of Nurses and Carnell's Funeral Home for their help and support.

Sept. 28, 1996
April 9, 1923 - August 7, 1996

The family of the late Gerard D. Williams wish to express our sincere appreciation to family relatives, neighbours and friends who offered their comfort and support in numerous ways at the passing of a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. We gratefully acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy through Mass and sympathy cards, floral arrangements, donations in his memory to St. Peter and Paul's Church Repair Fund, telephone calls, gifts of food, visits to the funeral home and attendance at the funeral. Special thanks to Monsignor O'Keefe, Fr. Brown, Rev. Bill Bartlett and staff (Pastoral Care Dept. H.S.C.), altar boys, pallbearers, gravediggers, Mary Drew and choir members, organist Mary Harte; the Legion of Mary and Knights of Columbus for the Rosary; Mike Ryan and staff of Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls; doctors and staff of the 5th Floor North H.S.C.; Drs. Annette and Rodney McCarthy, Bay Bulls. Also special thanks to Cheryl Powers, Corner Brook, Amyotrophic Sclerosis Society (A.L.S. -Lou Gerhigs Disease); Community Health nurses Janice and Kerri, Witless Bay; ambulance driver and attendant of Witless Bay for their special care and attention in our time of need. Although we cannot thank everyone individually, please be asssured that you thoughtfulness will always be remembered.
It broke our heats to lose you
But, you did not go alone,
For part of us went with you
And part of you stayed home.



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