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January 2, 1926
Died at 11 pm on Jan 1st, 1926 Ernest W. TAYLER, General Freight Agent Nfld. Railway, in his 57th year. Funeral at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning from his late residence 14 Gower street to the railway station, and then by special train to Carbonear at 10:30. Left to mourn are his widow, second daughter of the late Capt. Josiah H. PENNY of Carbonear, one daughter, Anna, and one son, Hal. Sister Mrs. S. Pike, three brothers, Captain Hayward Tayler of Montreal. Mr. Hedley Taylor of Ayre and Sons and Mr. Arthur Tayler
Died - Passed peacefully away on New Year’s Day after a short illness. Luke LAMBERT aged 75 years. Left to mourn are one son, three daughters and one brother. Funeral on Sunday at 2:30 pm. from his late residence, 12 Colonial Street.
Died at Harbor Buffett P.B. on Thursday Dec. 31 Percie S., youngest son of Wilfred W. and Lydia WAREHAM, age 9 yrs.
Died - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 31 after a short illness Dorcas (NOFTALL), the beloved wife of Harry ROLLINGS, aged 36 years. Leaving husband and six children. Also four brothers, Henry of St. John’s, George and Tom of Grand Falls, and William of Peterborough Ont. Funeral on Sunday 2:30 pm from her late residence 62 Flower Hill.
January 6, 1926
Died - Passed away on December 28th, at Bonavista, a highly esteemed citizen in the person of Mrs. Mary WHITE, at the age of 82 yrs. The deceased was the widow of the late Matthew White, of Cape Bonavista and daughter of the late Michael and Ellen RYAN. She leaves to mourn one sister and five brothers.
Died - Passed peacefully away this morning after a short illness Sergt. C.R. JAMES of the 1st Royal Nfld. Regt. Left to mourn are a wife, father, mother, 6 sisters and five brothers.
Died - Passed peacefully away at Wesleyville on Tuesday, Jan 5th, Nona, aged 15 years, beloved daughter of Capt. Jesse and Mrs.WINSOR.
Died - Passed peacefully away yesterday morning Katherine LUNDSTROM aged 77 years. Funeral tomorrow, Thursday, 2:30 pm from her daughter’s residence, 154 Gower St.
Died - Passed away on Dec 21, 1925 at Boston, Mass., William J. CASSIDY, formally of St. John’s Nfld. Left to mourn are wife (nee Bridget RYAN) 3 sons and 1 sister, Mrs. John Reardon of the city. Solemn High Mass was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston.
January 8, 1926
Died - Suddenly, at 9.30 yesterday morning, Mary, wife of Joseph SELLARS, leaving a husband, 2 sons and 2 daughters to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Saturday at 2.30 pm. from her late residence, 323 South Side Road. Friends and acquaintances please accept this, the only intimation.
Died - On Thursday, Dec. 24th, at his late residence, 409 Concord Avenue, Toronto, James WOOLFREY, beloved husband of Margaret Woolfrey. Funeral from the above address on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in Prospect Cemetery.
Died - At Somerville, Mass., suddenly, on Dec. 9th, 1925, James SCULLY, formerly of this city, leaving a widow, 2 sons and 2 daughters to mourn their sad loss of a kind husband and loving father. His funeral took place from his late residence, 39a Mansfield Street and was largely attended. R.I.P. His wife, who was a Miss Mary WALSH, was the daughter of the late Patrick Walsh of South Side West.
Died - One of our most respected residents passed to eternity on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Mr. John HOVER was one of the old stock, and enjoyed the best of health up to the past summer, when his health began to fail, and the end came on the evening of Dec. 29. He had reached the advanced age of 84 years. Deceased is survived by three sons and two daughters. He was laid to rest on Old Year’s Eve in the Methodist Cemetery to await the final call. To the sorrowing relatives we extend sympathy.
January 11, 1926
Died - Passed away, at the General hospital, on Jan. 10th, Rebecca, beloved wife on William PICCO of Foxtrap, leaving to mourn a husband, one son and six daughters. Funeral this morning from 111 Military Road to the Railway Station.
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Jan 9th, Robert RODGERS, aged 76 years, leaving one son, one daughter-law and four cousins to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from his son’s residence, 2 Goodridge St. Friends and acquaintances please attend without further notice. R.I.P.
Died - Passed peacefully away, after a long illness, fortified by the rites of the Catholic Church, Margaret Thompson, beloved wife of the late Michael MONAHAN of the South Side, aged 77 years, leaving 1 daughter, 1 sister, and a number of grandchildren to mourn their sad loss. Funeral takes place on Tuesday from her daughter’s residence, Mrs. Jas. Lawson, 49 Monkstown Road at 2:30 p.m. Friends will please accept this, the only intimation. R.I.P.
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Personal - Mr. and Mrs. J.H. FULMOR left by yesterday’s express for Philadelphia, where they intend to reside in future.
Personal - From letters recently received from Little Rock, Arkansas, it is learned that Miss Winona MCDONALD entered the Convent at Mount St. Mary’s on Dec. 23rd, and wore the Postulant’s cap for the first time at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. Miss McDonald, who was prominently identified with dramatic entertainments in the West End, left here during the latter part of Nov., and made short visits to relatives in New York and Philadelphia before proceeding to her destination.
Birthday - Mr. Jonas BARTER, Chief Agent of the S.P.A., celebrated his 72nd birthday yesterday, and is receiving the congratulations of his many friends.
January 12, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Jan. 10, Patrick WALSH, aged 87 years, leaving 5 sons and 33 grandchildren. Funeral on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from his son’s residence, 25 Stephen Street. Friends and acquaintances please attend. R.I.P.
Died - At Bonavista, on Jan 9th, 1926, after a short illness, May, beloved wife of John HENNEBURY, and daughter of the late William and Veronica NUGENT, leaving a husband and eight children to mourn their sad loss.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 6th inst. at Georgetown, Brigus, after a short illness, Maria Florence, aged 31 years, beloved wife of Walter M. KELLY. Left to mourn are husband and four children, father, mother, two brothers and one sister at Bell Island.
January 14, 1926
Died - On Jan 14th, Wm. Mitchell O’DEA, a son of J.V. O’Dea, aged 26. Funeral on Saturday at 2:45 p.m. from 52 Lemarchant Road. R.I.P.
Died - At Bay Bulls Pig Pond, on Thursday, Jan 14th, after along illness, Annie, wife of John WHITE, aged 68 years. Left to mourn are husband, 3 sons and 2 daughters. Funeral notice later.
Died - This morning at 8 o’clock, after a lingering illness, Mary
MERREY, relict of the late George KENNEDY, aged 65 years. Left to mourn
their sad loss are two sons and two daughters; funeral on Friday at 2:30
p.m. from her late residence, 241 Gower Street. May the sacred heart
of Jesus have mercy on her soul.
January 15, 1926
Obituary - The passing of William O’DEA, second son of John V. O’Dea, which occurred yesterday forenoon, will be learned with regret by a large circle of friends. Deceased, who was in his 26th year, had been ailing for quite along time. Educated at St. Bon’s College, where he proved to be a very clever pupil, and great favorite with his classmates, he entered in business with his father about 8 years ago. Possessed of a keen intellect, it was but a brief period before he was able to assume full responsibility of the business during his father’s absence. A year and a half ago deceased began to fail in health and although the best medical advice was sought and tender hands ministered to his comfort, he failed to recuperate and passed away at 11a.m. yesterday, fortified by the rites of his church. His passing in the prime of life is a hard blow to his father and family, who will have the sympathy of the community. The funeral takes place on Saturday from 52 Lemarchant Rd.
January 16, 1926
Died - Passed away on Dec. 23, 1925, at Chicago, Ills, Martha, widow of the late John COFFIN, aged 76 years.
Died - Suddenly last midnight, Rita, darling child of William and Annie MADDICKS, Gower Street, aged 4 years and 1 week. This is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maddicks to have passed away within a month and a half. Left to mourn their sad loss are 5 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 sister-in-law, father and mother.
Died - Passed peacefully away, on the 15th Inst., James, beloved son of Michael and Joanna LOWE and adopted son of James and Mary RENDELL, aged 24 years, leaving father, mother, two brothers and one sister residing in the convent in New York. Funeral on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 33 Flower Hill. Friends and acquaintances please accept this, the only intimation. R.I.P.
Obituary - The news of the passing of James DEVEREAUX, a most respected resident of Ferryland, was conveyed in a message received by the telegram yesterday evening. Mr. Devereaux passed away yesterday morning in his 75th year. A fisherman planter, he carried on a most successful business and for years was a dealer at Goodridges’s. Two daughters, Mrs. Costello of Ferryland, and Mrs. Keough of Colinet survive, two sons, one of whom Thomas, was a priest, predeceased him. Rev. Thomas Devereaux, it will be remembered passed away during the flu epidemic in 1917. The late Mr. Devereaux was twice married and his second wife survives him. The funeral takes place at Ferryland tomorrow, Sunday. Owing to the snow blockade it is impossible for friends in the city to attend, although both members for the district will make the effort, probably going by boat.
Obituary - Richard KING - died in Maynard on Dec 24th. Richard King, formerly of Newfoundland. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Esther King and one son Edward, also four brothers and two sisters. Mr. King worked in the Assebet Mills for 25 years, was a member of the A.O.L. Division 44, and of the Maynard Fire Department. Mrs. King is a sister to Chief Patrick KANE of the St. John’s Fire Department. The Weekly tenders its sympathy to the bereaved wife and relatives. - Nfld. Weekly.
January 17, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away at Freshwater, Carbonear, on Monday morning, 18 inst., Ambrose MOORES aged 64 years. Funeral takes place on tomorrow, Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m.
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Friday, Jan. 15th, at Outer Cove, Margaret, wife of the late Richard CARROLL (who predeceased her 6 years ago), leaving 3 sons to mourn their sad loss, one son Richard, residing in Edmonton, Alberta; Patrick residing in Boston, and James at home.
January 20 1926
Died - Last evening, after a short illness, Frances MILLER, widow of the late James DONOVAN, aged 81 years. Funeral on tomorrow, Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. from her nephew’s residence, 58 Colonial Street. Friends and relatives will please accept this, the only intimation. R.I.P.
Died - There passed peacefully away at St. Vincent’s on Jan. 11th, 1926, after a long and painful illness, Terrence HALLERAN, age 76 years. Left to mourn are wife, 5 sons and 7 daughters: also 1 brother and sister. He leaves a large circle of friends to mourn their sad loss. R.I.P.
January 21 1926
Died - This morning, Francis Leo, darling infant son of Laurence and Mary LAWLOR, aged 5 months.
Died - Passed peacefully away, last night, after a short illness, Annie O’TOOLE, age 40 years, daughter of the late Michael and Winnifred O’Toole and beloved wife of William COUSINS of Woolsey, England, leaving to mourn their sad loss husband, 6 children, 1 sister and 1 brother. Funeral tomorrow, Friday, at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence, 20 South Side East, R.I. P. - English and British Columbia papers please copy.
Died - There passed away at Corner Brook, on Jan. 20th, at 3:30 p.m., Tom, aged 5 years, the darling child of Qinley and Susie FOOTE, formerly of Carbonear. Left to mourn are father, mother, 1 sister and 2 brothers.
Died - Suddenly this morning, Eva, wife of Albert VAUGHAN, and youngest daughter of Mr. R.A. and Mrs. COWAN. Funeral notice later.
Obituary – Charles BURSEY - The death occurred at Caplin Cove, Bay de Verde, on Wednesday, January 13, of Charles Bursey, aged 21 years. The deceased met with an accident at New York by the breaking of an elevator on a hotel in which he was working. After spending eighteen months in hospital there, he returned home last June. His injuries were such that no cure could be affected, and after much suffering he passed away on the above date. Left to mourn their loss are his father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. George Bursey, seven sisters, Rhode (Mrs. H. Maidment), Ella (Mrs. E. White), Greenspond, Susie (Mrs. James Cull), Jessie (Mrs. Herbert Cull), Caplin Cove, Lillian (Mrs. J.O. Adams) Texas, Gertrude at Halifax and Barbara who is at present visiting this city, also two brothers, George and William of Caplin Cove.
January 22, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away, at Burin, on Jan. 8th, Helen Isabel, aged 36 years, wife of Arch A. JANES and eldest daughter of Daniel and Mary BURTON, Glovertown. Deceased leaves to mourn husband, 5 children, mother, father and two sisters. The remains have been taken to Glovertown for burial.
January 23, 1926
Died - On Thursday, 21st inst., Miss Agnes H. LEDINGHAM, a native of Kintore, Scotland. Funeral from her late residence, 55 Military Road on Monday, at 4 p.m.
Obituary - Mrs. Alexander ROBERTSON - The home of Mr. Alexander Robertson, Long’s Hill, was saddened this morning by the passing of his wife, which occurred quite suddenly. Deceased, who was a Miss Sarah COLE, was born in Devonshire. Through Mrs. Robertson has been confined to her home for some time, her passing comes as a shock to her husband and family, who will have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. D. M. Carmichael, and Mrs. Geo. Marshall. Their only son, Stanley, is residing in New York.
Obituary - Agnes H. LEDINGHAM- yesterday a highly respected lady in person of Miss Agnes Ledingham passed to her eternal reward after a somewhat protracted illness. Miss Ledingham, who was born in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, came to this country about 30 years ago, and since the death of her brother, John Ledingham, who was proprietor of the old Terra Nova Foundry in the East End of the city, has been residing at 35 Military Road with members of the family. Known to everyone as “auntie”, her upright character and devotion to duty won for her the esteem of a large circle of friends.
Died - This morning at 66 Merrymeeting Road, James, darling and only child of Annie and James COOPER, aged 1 and a half years.
Died - Suddenly this morning, Sarah J. aged 78 years, wife of Alex ROBERTSON, leaving husband, 2 daughters, and 1 son. Funeral on Monday at 2:15 p.m. from her late residence, 53 Long’s Hill.
Died - Passed peacefully away after a long illness, at Cape Charles, William Soper PYE, aged 69 years, leaving to mourn their very sad loss, wife, 3 sons and 4 daughters.
January 25, 1926
Died - Passed away at Pincher Creek, Alberta, on Saturday, Jan 23rd, (Maud M. EDGAR of St. John’s), wife of Thos. HOARE, Esq.
Died - Passed away, on Sunday morning, John A. LUNDSTROM, aged 80 years, Funeral from his daughter’s (Mrs. C. W. Udle) residence on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. (no flowers)
Died - Passed away at her residence, Victoria Street, Harbour Grace, on Friday, Jan 22nd, Elizabeth, wife of Moses SHUTE. Funeral took place at Harbour Grace to-day.
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Saturday night, John Henry (Harry), aged 25 years, beloved son of Alice and the late Samuel ROBERTS, leaving to mourn mother, 1 brother Fred in the United States, and 2 sisters at home. Funeral on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence 42 Cochrane Street.
Died - At Quidi Vidi on Sunday evening, at 9:40, Richard RYAN, aged 49 years. Deceased was the son of the late Richard Ryan, who for a number of years was Chief Warden H.M. Penitentiary. Funeral will take place on to-morrow (Tuesday) at 2:30 p.m. from Myrick’s Mortuary Rooms, Military Road.
Funeral - The funeral of the late Mrs. A.E. VAUGHAN will take place from her late residence, 170 Gower Street at 2:30 p.m. to-morrow, Tuesday afternoon.
January 28, 1926
Died - At North Sydney this morning, Vincent, youngest son of Catherine and Frank MAYNARD- R.I.P.
January 29, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away at Oderin, on the 28th inst.,
Charles JARVIS, at the age of 81 years, leaving to mourn 4 sons, 4 daughters
and 12 grandchildren.
February 1, 1926
Obituary - Martin FITZGERALD - We regret today to record the sad drowning of Martin Fitzgerald, which occurred on Sunday afternoon. Deceased was in the employ of the Monroe Export Co. for a number of years, and was well liked by his employers. He is the youngest son of the late James and Elizabeth Fitzgerald of the West End. Deceased leaves 1 brother, 3 sisters and a large circle of friends to mourn their sad loss. Funeral takes place from his sister’s residence, Mrs. P. Courtney, No. 7 Freshwater Road, on to-morrow (Tuesday) at 2:30 p.m. R.I.P.
Obituary - Thomas NORMAN- The many friends of Thomas Norman will learn with deep regret of his passing, which occurred yesterday morning after an illness of only seven weeks, resulting from a heavy chill contracted while working on the new hotel. Deceased, who was 64 years of age, was a native of Port Union, but had resided the past 35 years in this city where he was one of the best known carpenters, for 17 years he was bench carpenter with the Horwood Lumber Company, and was foreman on the new bank building. He leaves a wife, two sons, Benjamin and Lionel, one daughter, Mrs. Ronald Dawe of this city, and a brother in Port Union. To the sorrowing family much sympathy will be extended.
February 2, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away at 3:30 this morning, Adelaide, eldest daughter of James and Minnie BRADBROOK, and beloved wife of Cyril COFFIN, aged 26 years, left to mourn are a husband, 4 children, father, mother, sister and brother. Funeral will take place on Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence, 7 Cabot Street. Friends and acquaintances will please accept this the only intimation. New York papers please copy.
Died - On Sunday last, Thomas CAREY, aged 73 years, was found dead in a shack at Bell Island. Death was supposed to be due to exposure and malnutrition. The deceased was born at Broad Cove, Bonavista Bay, and had been living on Bell Island for nearly twenty years. He was for some time employed with the Steel Company.
Died - Yesterday afternoon, Agnes, the 13 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen HANNAFORD, passed away at the General Hospital as the result of injuries received when she fell near her home on Thursday week. The passing at such an early age comes as a heavy blow to her parents for whom much sympathy will be felt in their bereavement.
February 4, 1926
Obituary - Arthur HOPKINS- The many friends and co-workers of the late Arthur Hopkins sincerely mourn his passing to the Great Beyond on Tuesday morning, the 26th of Jan. 1926. Mr. Hopkins was born in Fogo some fifty years ago. Leaving there when only seventeen years old, he went to England, and after sailing from English ports for about seven years, he returned to his native land again, taking up his occupation as cook on S.S. Bruce, afterwards being transferred as cook on the train, which position he held almost continuously up to the time of his death. He had made many friends and acquaintances while on the train. Deceased was a member of Avalon Lodge of the Masonic Society. His kindheartedness and very pleasant manner will be missed by all who knew him. He leaves to mourn a wife and 4 children, Sheila and Gerald at school, William at the N.G.R. shops, and Effie at Lynn, Mass. To all of whom the writer extends sincere sympathy.
Died - Passed peacefully away, at her residence, 6 Steward Ave. on February 3rd, after a short illness, Ida WHIFFEN, beloved wife of Alfred SPEARNS. Left to morn are a father, mother, 2 sisters, 2 brothers and a large circle of friends R.I.P. Funeral notice later.
In Loving Memory - Of our dear son, and brother, Richard McDONALD, who was drowned crossing Hall’s Bay, Feb. 4,1925.
February 5, 1926
Died - There passed peacefully away, at Jamestown, B. B. on Feb. 3rd, Thomas S. MOSS, aged 40 years, leaving to mourn, wife, 5 children, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
February 6, 1926
Died - February 5, Thomas Joseph, infant child of Thomas and Ellen LAWLOR.
Died - At the General Hospital, at 1:30 this morning, George NOSEWORTHY, late conductor (N.G.R) leaving a wife and one son to mourn the loss of a kind husband and father. Funeral on Monday morning at 8:15 from his late residence Pleasant Street, to railway station. (Interment at Whitbourne).
February 8, 1926
Died - This morning at 3 o’clock, Mary Ellen, infant daughter of John and Lizze QUIGLEY.
Died - This morning at 2:30, after a long illness, Michael Joseph, youngest son of James and Agnes DILLON, aged 14 years, leaving father, mother, 4 sisters and two brothers to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 6 Hagerty St. Friends and acquaintances please attend without further notice. R.I.P.
February 11, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away this morning, Elizabeth, beloved wife of the late John A COOK, leaving to mourn two sons and one daughter. Funeral from her son’s residence, 48 Springdale St. on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Died - Passed, peacefully away last night at Torbay, fortified by the rites of the Roman Catholic Church, Thomas LARKIN (Cabman), aged 55 years. Leaving a sister-in-law and nephew to mourn their sad loss. Funeral from his late residence Torbay to-morrow at 2:30 p.m.
February 12, 1926
Died - At Harbour Grace, on the 9th inst, Mary M., wife of A.L. COLLIS, and daughter of the late James and Fanny West PARSONS.
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Feb. 11th, William Joseph, aged 3 months, darling son of Mr. and Mrs. George SMITH, 18 Carew Street.
Died - Fell asleep on Feb 11th, Charles Llewellyn, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. TUCKER, 21 Gear Street.
Died - On Feb 11th, darling child of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur BROWN, aged seven months, 31 Water Street West.
Obituary - Philip LEWIS - The death occurred on Monday Feb 1st, 1926 at Holyrood of Mr. Philip Lewis, an old fisherman and the oldest resident of the settlement. Deceased, who had reached the advanced age of 98 years, was hale, hearty and a strong and worked right up to the day before he suddenly succumbed into eternity. He leaves behind him two sons and widow to mourn their sad loss. His funeral took place on Tuesday evening, Rev. William Murphy of Conception (?) officiating at the service. Undertaker Dunphy had charge of the funeral arrangements, and interment took place in the Central Cemetery where the remains of this typical old fisherman, were placed among the ashes of his father’s to await Gabriel’s horn. R.I.P.
February 13, 1926
Died - This morning at the General Hospital, after a lingering illness, Thomas CURRAN of Gambo, leaving wife, 4 children, 2 sisters, Mrs. (Dr.) W.H. Curley, Bridgeport, Conn., and one brother J.M. Curran, of Gambo, to mourn their sad loss. Funeral this evening at 6 o’clock to Railway Station from the residence of his sister, Mrs. J.P. Burke, 30 Barnes Road.
February 15, 1926
Died - Sunday at 8:30 a.m., after a short illness, Denis, eldest son of Statia and the late Martin MERNER, leaving a wife, four children, mother, brother and three sisters to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., from his late residence 240 Water Street West.
Obituary – Hubert W. HALLEY- On Saturday afternoon last, the angel of Death visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Halley, Barnes Road, and claimed their eldest son, Hubert, a promising young man, at the age of 23. Deceased was one of our youngest businessmen. Four years ago he was appointed manager of the Queen Fire Insurance Company, in succession to his father, which position he filled in a most capable manner up to a few months ago, when he was forced to retire owing to declining health of a happy disposition, he had a host of friends who will learn of his death with deep regret. In college circles, Hubert Halley was well known as an athlete. To the sorrowing mother and father, brothers and sisters and other relatives, much sympathy is extended. The funeral took place at 2:30 this afternoon from his late residence 100 Barnes Road, and was largely attended.
February 18, 1926
Died suddenly Wednesday morning, William MARTIN (cooper), leaving a wife, three children, two sisters and two brothers to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Friday, at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 41 Flower Hill.
Obituary - William MARTIN - With almost tragic suddenness the Angel of Death visited the home of Mr. William Martin on Ash Wednesday morning. Deceased had just arose and was performing some duties around the house, when he was stricken with a heart attack and passed away almost immediately. Bill, as he was known to his friends, was employed at McKinlay’s Garage where he made friends with all whom he came in contact with and who will learn of his passing with very great sorrow. Willing and obliging being possessed of a pleasant disposition, he was held in the highest regard by both his employer and fellow workers, who will miss his familiar form and cherry manner. He leaves to mourn a wife and three small children, two sisters and several brothers, who will have the sympathy of every large circle of friends in their sad loss. His funeral takes place on Friday afternoon from his late residence Flower Hill.
February 20, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away at 5 o’clock last evening, Katherine Mary, beloved wife of Frederick W. COLLIER, leaving to mourn mother, residing in Boston, husband, one son and one daughter in this city. Funeral at 2 p.m. to-morrow (Sunday) from her late residence, 4 Victoria Street. Friends and acquaintances please accept this, the only intimation.
Died - At 1 p.m. to-day, Hannie Louise, widow of the late Hon. H.J.B. WOODS, P.M.G. in her 82nd year. Funeral on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the residence of Mrs. Eugene Lindsay, Cathedral Street.
Died - This morning at 2:30 o’clock, at the Grace Maternity Hospital, Sarah REID, beloved wife of the late Stephen Reid, aged 71 years. Funeral from her daughter’s residence, 4 Sudbury St., to Railway Station at 8:15 Monday morning for Heart’s Delight for interment.
Obituary - Mrs. Amelia FRENCH- The death of Mrs. Amelia French, an aged and respected resident of this town, took place on Sunday morning last at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren MacNeil, with whom she was living for the past couple of years. The deceased was in her 98th year and was the widow of Mr. Jonathan French who died many years ago of four children but one son, a cripple, who is now in an institution in St. John’s remains. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon, the service being held at the S.A. Citadel and interment was made in the S.A. Cemetery, Bear’s Cove.
February 23, 1926
Obituary - Mrs. J. A. COOK-There passed away at her son’s residence, on Springdale St., Thursday, Feb 11th, Elizabeth MOSS, beloved wife of the late John Cook, of the Southside. Deceased was in her 83rd year and up to within a few months of her death enjoyed her usual good health. She was held in the highest esteem by the people of the South Side, amongst whom she was the oldest resident. Mrs. Cook was a devoted wife and mother and a constant neighbor and friend. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Deceased leaves to mourn their sad loss two sons and one daughter, James of Job Bros, John of Bowring Bros, and Mrs. L.W. Bonnell of Corner Brook. Deepest sympathy is extended to the family in their bereavement.
Died - Passed peacefully away, after a lingering illness, Thomas HAYSE. Left to mourn are a wife, two children, three brothers, two sisters, step-mother, step-sister and a large circle of friends. Funeral to-morrow (Wednesday) at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, No. 2. Franklyn Avenue. Interment at Belvedere Cemetery.
February 24, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away, on Tuesday, Feb 23, at 10:45 p.m. Agnes MURPHY, widow of the late John HOSKINS, aged 50 years, leaving to mourn three daughters and one son. Funeral notice later.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 23rd inst., after a long and painful illness, Mary Ellen, eldest daughter of Joseph and Jane OLIVER, aged 21 years. Left to mourn, father, mother, five sisters and four brothers. Funeral to-morrow (Thursday), from her late residence, 157 Casey Street, at 2:30 p.m. Friends and acquaintances please accept this the only intimations.
February 25, 1926
Died - At Belleoram, on Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, Capt. Stephen Vatcher CLUETT, aged 47 years.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 24th inst. after a long illness, Gordon, the only son of E.W. and Mrs. SAUNDERS, aged 16 years, 7 months. Left to mourn are father and mother. Funeral on Friday, 26th inst. from his late residence, 83 Penneywell Road, at 2:30 p.m.
Funeral - The funeral of the late Agnes HOSKINS takes place to-morrow (Friday) at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence, 5 Allan’s Square. Friends and acquaintances are requested to attend.
February 26, 1926
Died - Suddenly this morning, Patrick M. BATTERTON, aged 55 years, leaving
to mourn a wife, 4 step-sons and one daughter, mother, 4 brothers and
one sister. Funeral on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence,
19 Angel Place.
Died - Passed peacefully away at this late residence, 2740 Pie 1x Boulevard, Montreal, on Feb 10th, after a long and suffering illness, Andrew Hanna RENNIE, eldest son of Mary and the late Jas. S. Rennie, left to mourn are his wife (nee Claire ELLIE) and two sons.
March 1, 1926
Died - On Feb. 27th, at King’s Cove, Annie, relict of the late James BATTERTON (Lighthouse Keeper), in her 86th year, leaving 4 sons, 1 daughter and 2 step-daughters.
March 2, 1926
Died - There passed peacefully away on Sunday, the 28th at Broad Cove, Bay de Verde, Abigail, wife of the late Francis THISTLE, aged 88 years. Left to mourn are three daughters, three sons, Mrs. John Vaters, Mrs. John T. Sullivan of Pouch Cove, Mrs. W.E. Rowe of this city, Samuel and Eleazer and James of Broad Cove, Bay de, Verde, and a large number of friends.
Death - The funeral of the late Mrs. Patrick MAHER will take place on to-morrow, Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m. from the residence of Mr. Thos. Malone, Duckworth Street, opposite Custom House.
March 3, 1926
Obituary - This morning Mr. Jethro COOPER, Checker in the Newfoundland Government Railway Freight Sheds, passed away at his home, 42 McFarlane St. He has been unwell for a week or two but it was not believed that his condition was serious, and his death came as a shock to his relatives. A wife and four children are left to mourn his demise, for all of whom great sympathy will be felt.
March 4, 1926
Died - This morning at the General Hospital, Michael Joseph WALSH, aged 30 years. Left to mourn their sad loss are a wife and two children, mother, three brothers and two sisters. Funeral at 2:30 Sunday from his late residence, 46 Springdale St.
Died - At Kilbride after a long and tedious illness, Mary MELVIN, beloved wife of Edward CONNELLY, aged 76 years. Left to mourn their sad loss are a husband, two sisters, one brother and an adopted daughter. Funeral from her late residence Kilbride at 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Died - Passed peacefully away this morning at 3 o’clock, after a short, but painful illness of pleuro pneumonia, Joseph MARNELL, aged 50 years. He leaves to mourn a wife, 1 son, 3 daughters, 2 sisters and a large circle of friends. Funeral on Saturday at 2:20 p.m. from his late residence, Voys Lane, off George Street, Grant him eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him, may his soul rest in peace.
Died - Passed peacefully away after a week’s illness at 12:15 this a.m., Josephine Mary GREENE, relict of the late Thomas J. THORBURN, aged forty-six years, leaving five sons (one in New York) and four daughters to mourn their sad loss. Funeral Friday afternoon at 2:45 o’clock from her late residence, 4 Barnes Road.
Obituary - The passing of the late Agnes HOSKINS came as a shock to her numerous friends, although ailing for some time she bore her sufferings with patience and resignation, and awaited the end with perfect trust in the Divine Will of a charitable and kindly disposition, she was never known to refuse aid to those seeking her help and always gave with great willingness. Ever a loving and devoted mother. The loss to her family is a heavy one. The deceased was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ann MURPHY, and widow of the late John Hoskins, (mason contractor), this city. Left to mourn their sad loss are three daughter and one son, to whom much sympathy will be extended at the R.C. Cathedral, the prayers for the dead were recited by Rev. Fr. Sullivan, and interment took place in the family plot at Belvedere Cemetery.
March 5, 1926
Married - At the R.C. Cathedral, on Feb. 15th, by Rev. Msgr. McDermott, V.G. Thos. LYNCH to Kitty STONE, both of this city.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 4th inst. Eleanor, aged 61 years, beloved wife of John WHITTEN, Funeral on Saturday from her late residence, Southside. Friends please attend.
March 8, 1926
Obituary - Sophie KNIGHT- we regret to learn of the passing away yesterday morning of Miss Sophie Knight of Spring Cottage, Leslie Street, a protracted illness had confined her to her home for quite a while, she took her ill health with a quiet cheerfulness that revealed true Christian character. There are left to mourn, her brothers, Mr. Arch, contractor of Henry Street, Mr. Edwin of Leslie Street, and her sister Mrs. Fannie Pratt, also residing on Leslie Street. The deceased was the daughter of the late Captain William Knight, at one time a well-known and highly regarded figure in the community. The late Judge Knight was a brother as was also the late Allan Knight, who passed away at Regina, Sask, four years ago.
Died - On Sunday morning, March 7th of Infantile Paralysis, Thomas Walter, aged 9 months, son of Thomas and Doris SPARKES.
Died - At 8:15 Sunday, March 7th, at Carbonear, South Side, Mr. Edward JANES, aged 68 years. Left to mourn their sad loss are a wife, one son and one daughter. Funeral at 3 p.m. to-morrow, Tuesday, at Carbonear.
Died - Passed peacefully away 6:30 Sunday night, after a long illness, Joseph FITZGERALD, aged 72 years, leaving one son and four daughters, 23 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral on Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 33 Carlton St. R.I.P.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 7th inst. after a long illness, Fred, eldest son of John and Margaret KEARNEY, leaving a father, mother, two brothers and a grandmother to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from his grandmother’s residence, 3 Joy Place.
March 9, 1926
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 8th inst. Michael FITZPATRICK, aged 90 years, leaving wife and two step-sons and two step-daughters. Funeral on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 37 Powers Ave, off Signal Hill Road.
Died - On March 8th, after a brief illness, Elizabeth PICCO, beloved wife of Martin BARRY, aged 77 years, leaving a husband, one daughter, two sons, two brothers and one sister and 15 grand-children. Funeral on Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence, Sheehan’s Shute. Friends accept this the only intimation R.I.P.
Died - Passed peacefully away on the 3rd inst. at Topsail after a very
brief illness, Miss Mary O’BRIEN, aged 84 years, leaving two sisters
and a large circle of friends.
Died - Passed peacefully away this morning at 7 o’clock, Robert
GEORGE, aged 1year, youngest son of Frederick and Effie ROBERTS, Cookstown
March 10, 1926
Obituary - Mrs. Mary HOWLETT- relict of the late Stephen Howlett, railway conductor, passed away at her residence York Street, at 1 o’clock this morning. For years she had been ill but bore her suffering with that resignation to the Divine will with which her life had been marked. Her friends were many and all will unite in extending sympathy to her daughters, Misses Rose and Ida, her son, Frank, now in New York, and her sister, Mrs. (Serge.) Sparrow, of this city.
Died - Passed peacefully away last evening, 9th inst. at 7:30, Fanny ENGLAND, youngest daughter of James and Catherine England, aged 78 years leaving father, mother and one sister to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. from her late residence, 75 Carter’s Hill, friends please accept this the only intimation.
March 11, 1926
Died - At 8 o’clock this morning, Clara Marie MILLER, aged 7 months, darling child of Alex and Susie Miller, 32 Pleasant Street.
Died - This morning at 11:30, Elizabeth BYRNE, daughter of the late William and Mary Byrne. Funeral on Saturday, at 2:30 p.m. from the residence of her nephew, William Howlett, Howley Avenue
March 12, 1926
Died - At 10 a.m., Patrick O’BRIEN, Topsail East, a son of the late Edward O’Brien, after a brief illness, aged 45 years; leaving a widow, two adopted children, mother, three brothers and one sister. Funeral Sunday. R.I.P.
March 16, 1926
Obituary - The passing of the late Richard STOWE, which occurred at his son’s residence Golf Avenue on Sunday night, will be learned by his friends with many regrets. Mr. Stowe was over 75 years old and had been working with the Reid Nfld. Co. for over 20 years as a carpenter. He came from Whitbourne with the company, but for the past three years he had not been able to work owing to failing health. He was born at Hr. Grace in the year 1851 and was one of the old time Hr. Gracians. He leaves two sons residing in the city and one daughter, Mrs. Capt. E. T. Hobbs of Heart’s Delight.
Died - Passed peacefully away, at 10 o’clock last night. James KIRBY, aged 84 years. Leaving 2 daughters to mourn their sad loss. Funeral on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from the residence of Mr. James Murphy, 64 Brazil’s Square. North Sydney and Montreal papers please copy.
March 20, 1926
Died - Last evening, after a very tedious illness, Martin WILLIAMS, leaving four brothers and one sister to mourn their sad loss, funeral takes place on to-morrow (Sunday) at 2:30 p.m. from his late residence, 33 Patrick Street. Boston and New York papers please copy.
Died - On Friday, the 18th inst., at 11 o’clock, Mrs. Fannie FOWLER, aged 84 years. Left to mourn their sad loss are 2 sons, 3 daughters, 2 brothers, 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral will take place at 2:30 p.m. to-morrow (Sunday) form her son’s residence, 89 Lime Street.
Obituary - Alfreda HAPGOOD (Flat Isld., B. B). There passed peacefully away, on March 11th at Flat Island, B. B., Alfreda, beloved wife of Solomon Hapgood and youngest daughter of Geo. and Elizabeth HISCOCK. Left to mourn are a husband, one child, an aged father and mother, two brothers and three sisters; Mrs. John Morgan, Flat Isld.; Mrs. Albert Sparkes, and Mrs. Alfred Wells of this city.
DIED AT THE ICEFIELDS - VICTIM WAS MEMBER OF THETIS CREW
Personal - Miss Stella BYRNE arrived from Boston yesterday on a visit to her parents, Head Constable and Mrs. John Byrne, after an absence of four years. Miss Byrne is a graduate nurse at Middlesex Hospital, Boston.
March 22, 1926
Obituary - There passed away suddenly at Brigus on March 4th, of paralysis, Joseph BARTLETT, aged 61 years, whose death cast a gloom over the whole community and came as a severe shock to his numerous friends and relatives. Of a quiet, retiring disposition, he was held in the highest esteem as was shown by the large attendance at his funeral, which took place Sunday afternoon, at the Church of England, the deceased being a faithful member, Rev. H. V. Whitehouse officiating. The L.O.A. attended in a body to pay their last respects to the late brother who was also treasurer for many years. His only son, who enlisted at the beginning of the world war, died of wounds at Hauen, France in 1916. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved widow, a brother William, now residing at Vancouver, in the loss of a devoted husband and brother.
Died - JOHN J. CAREW - Suddenly, at Witless Bay, on the afternoon of March 20th, an old and respected resident in the person of Mr. John J. Carew, passed peacefully away. Mr. Carew had attained the ripe old age of 73 years, but his passing so suddenly was not thought of, as deceased was in the best of health up to a quarter of an hour before death took it sad toll. The funeral from his late residence on Sunday afternoon was the largest seen there for some time, showing the esteem in which he was held in that place and the outlying settlements. He leaves to mourn their sad loss a wife and one son, John W., at Witless Bay; two daughters, Mrs. R. O’Neill and Mrs. J. Mulcahy at St. John’s, and one sister, Mrs. C. Drew, Bay Bulls, to whom much sympathy is extended in the sad hour of their bereavement.
Caribou’s Passengers - S. S. Caribou, Capt. Stevenson, arrived at Port Aux Basques 6:20 p.m. yesterday, with the following first class passengers: -- J. M. Burke, M. Hannick, M. Hoffer, B. Stern, S. C. Wilson, And Mrs. Evans, H. Bonnell, Miss M. Doucette, A. House, Miss E. House, w. H. Herschield, H. H. Latter, Miss E. Gard, L. E. Nix, J. Seymour, Miss M. T. Adams, Miss F. Matthews, Miss A. Barnes and Miss A. Pibley.
March 25, 1926
Obituary - Dr. John Mason LITTLE - There will be many residents in Newfoundland, and particularly in the northern settlements of the Island, who will regret to learn that a message was received here yesterday from Boston stating that Dr. John Mason Little passed away on Tuesday night. For some years Dr. Little was in charge of the Grenfell Hospital at St. Anthony, his fame as a surgeon spreading far beyond the confines of Newfoundland. About ten years ago, his young family growing up and requiring more advanced education that could be obtained in the North, he resigned and returned to his home in Boston where he speedily established himself as one of the leading physicians of that city. Until the receipt of yesterday’s message it was not known that he had been ill. His name was in his day a household word in Newfoundland, and there will be very general sympathy in this Colony with Mrs. Little and her children in their hour of bereavement
Personal - Mrs. W. E. BEARNS left by Monday’s express on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Anysley JOY, Sydney, N.S
March 26, 1926
SILVIA IN PORT
March 27, 1926
Obituary - James BROWN - The news of the passing of Mr. Jas. Brown, of the Pilot Service, which occurred at home, Wood Street, this forenoon, will be learned with regret by a large circle of friends. Born at King’s Cove, the deceased a son of Henry Brown, a man of splendid physique, was at one time a member of the police force. He was regarded as one of the most capable pilots out of this port. Whilst bringing the wrecked ship Kentucky to port a couple of weeks ago. He received a wetting, which resulted in a cold developing into pneumonia. He leaves to mourn a wife (nee Miss Laura LEWIS), and a large family. To the relatives the Telegram extends sympathy in their hour of bereavement.
NEWFOUNDLAND CHILD ACCOMPANIES MOTHER’S BODY FROM DETROIT
SYMPATHETIC FRIENDS ABROAD SUPPLY FUNDS
March 29, 1926
Obituary - A cable was received Thursday night announcing the sad intelligence of the death of Mrs. MOORE, wife of Mr. Thos. Moore, formerly merchant-planter of Bay de Verde, which occurred at Cambridge, Mass. U.S.A., at 9 p.m. on the 25th inst., the Feast of the Annunciation, after a short illness, fortified by the rites of the Holy Church. The deceased lady was a daughter of Captain James DELANEY, of that grand old family of Bay Roberts, who for a century or more did so much in building up the chief fishing industries of Newfoundland, and of which the veteran seal killer and planter, the late Captain Mark Delaney, and his no less famous son, Capt. Patrick Delaney, so well and favorable known as master of our coastal boats were prominent members. On the maternal side, the deceased was descended from the enterprising planter, Capt. Richard Hennebury, who conducted a very large fishing business at Indian Tickle, Labrador, for many years, and who was one of the most successful seal-killers Newfoundland ever produced. For years he commanded the Thrasher out of McBrides’s, St. John’s and subsequently was owner and master of the splendid brigs Estelle and Anastatia. He conducted a larger mercantile business, in the early days, at Bareneed, and afterwards at Bay Roberts, where he was owner of the brigantine Brighton, also the Fond Mother, Alice H. and several other vessels. Mrs. Moore was a granddaughter of that famous Newfoundland planter, seal-killer and merchant.
SILVIA SAILS FOR HALIFAX
CREW OF HARRIET HOME
March 30, 1926
Died - On March 29th, Mr. Mich. Edward MURPHY, aged 74 years, formerly of this city. Remains on incoming express. Funeral later from the residence of Mr. P. Horan, 267 South Side Road West. Friends please accept this, the only intimation
Obituary - Alfred G. GUSCOTT - The death occurred at Toronto recently, after a short illness, of Alfred G. Guscott, son of Mr. George Guscott and nephew of Mrs. W. H. Goudie of this city. The late Alfred Guscott was graduated from the School of Science, University of Toronto, 1922, and was well known in that city through his participation in local improvement constructions.
March 31st 1926
Obituary - Mrs. George DRISCOLL - There passed peacefully away on March 25th, after a long and painful illness, which she endured with patience until the last, Mrs. George Driscoll, wife of Mr. George Driscoil, of Field Street. Mrs. Driscoll was Miss Rebecca WHEELER, of Lower Island Cove. Thirty-five years ago she was married and came to St. John’s to live. She was a faithful member of Gower Street Church and was willing at all times to do what she could for it. Mrs. Driscoll was a kind and thoughtful friend and was always happiest when she was doing good for her friends and neighbors, everyone was welcome to her home. She leaves behind her to mourn the loss of a devoted wife and mother, her husband, George Driscoll, of the Nfld. Govt. Dock, and the following children Walter, of Gear & Co., Simeon, in Montreal, Mrs. J. S. Jordan, of Sydney; Mrs. W. Grimes, Mrs. W. Morris, of this city, Ethel and Norman at home, and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral took place from her late residence, Field Street to the General Protestant Cemetery on Sunday, and was followed by a very large number of friends
Died - On March 29th, after a long and, painful Illness, Lance COCHRANE, aged 74 years, leaving 4 daughters to mourn their sad loss. Funeral took place this afternoon at 2.30 p.m. from his late residence, 44 Monroe St. R.LP: New York and Moncton papers please copy.
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