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The Telegram Obituaries
April 2017



Gorman, Marguerite (nee Campbell)
Passed peacefully away on April 13, 2017 at The Agnes Pratt Nursing Home, St. John's, Marguerite Gorman, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband Herb (1993) and daughter Shirley (February 9, 2017). Left with cherished memories children; Ches (Marg), Vic (Janet), Herb (Joanne), Barb (Walter) and Cyril (Penny); grandchildren; Tracy Gorman, Scott Gorman, Sheldon Hanlon, Krista Johnston, Stephanie Robertson, Michael Gorman, Andrew Gorman, Stephanie Gorman, Bruce Gorman and Barb Gorman; great-grandchildren; Oliver, Paige, Rylie, Liam, Noah, Kim, Clarke, Rosie; sisters and brothers; Bessie, Sarah, Cyril, Bertha, Seymour, Harris, Christine, Melvin, Edith; sister-in-law Hilda Gorman; special niece Stella Anderson. Predeceased by sister Susannah; brothers; Edward, Alex and Herb; father and mother Robert and Edith Campbell. Special thanks to the staff of Agnes Pratt. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.. Funeral service at George Street United Church on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11 A.M.. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to George Street United Church or Vera Perlin Society. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book.

HICKEY, Pauline M. (nee Doyle)

Of Arlington. April 7, 2017. Born in Newfoundland on June 23, 1918 to the late Thomas and Jane Doyle. Beloved wife of 58 years to the late Alex Hickey. Loving mother of Jane Tavares, and her husband Manny of Winchester, Bobby Hickey and his wife Lu-Ann of Salem (NH), Rita of Portsmouth (VA), and the late John Hickey and his wife Alice Hickey and the late Thomas Hickey. Devoted grandmother of Chris, Patrick, Lauren (Hickey), Lauren (Fogarty), Matt, Melissa, Sarah, Ryan, and Shannon. Cherished great grandmother of 11. She is survived by her brother Len. She is predeceased by 7 brothers and sisters. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Pauline moved to the United States at age 18 to take care of her aunt's children in Everett, where she met Alec and raised her family. A proud resident of Winslow Towers in Arlington Center for 20 years, "Nana" Pauline had a great group of friends with whom she enjoyed playing Bingo, drinking coffee, and sharing stories. She valued her loving family and her favorite foods of lobster rolls and macaroni and cheese. She lived independently through age 98 and inspired others with her positive attitude. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. at DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington. Funeral Mass at the St. Agnes' Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Mount Pleasant.

Lewis, Madeline (nee Walsh)
July 10, 1945 - April 26, 2017

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Madeline Lewis of Holyrood, in her 70th year. Predeceased by her husband Paul. Left with loving memories are her children: Paul (Courtney), Brian (Lana), Sheila Lewis (Rod), Sandra Lewis (Rodney), Des (Sandy) and Catherine Lewis (Chris): Her precious grandchildren; Rebecca Bussey (Evan), Cassidy, Joshua and Emma, sisters; Annie McDonald (Nicholas), Hilda Walsh (Cyril), Marg Gushue (William), Linda Gushue (Clarence); brothers:Harry (Lucy), Johnny (Barb) and Cyril (Darlene) numerous nieces, nephews and a circle of family and friends, especially Gertie Spracklin. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.
(Contributed by Sandra Churchill)

Marsh, William Edward "Bill"
Nov 20, 1942-April 10, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our father, grandfather, brother, uncle and great-uncle, William Edward Marsh. Bill and his wife Barbara immigrated to Newfoundland from England in 1973, with their two children Karen and Andrew. Christine was born a few years later in St. Lawrence, NL. Bill worked for Alcan in St. Lawrence, IOC in Labrador City, Fishery Products International, Oceanex and finally Memorial University until 2014. Bell was predeceased by his father Gerald Cogan who passed away in 1942 during WW11 and his parents Norman (1998) and Nancy Marsh (2006). Bill was a devoted husband and father. He is now reunited with the love of his life Barbara whom her looked after faithfully during her long illness while working and raising his family. His devotion was unwavering. Bill is survived by his children; Karen of Paradise, NL, Andrew in Dryden, ON and Christine (Michael Saunders) of St. Philips, NL; the lights of his life, his grandchildren; Tyler Marsh and Chloe Saunders; step grandchildren Jordan and Glenda (and their mother Sherry); step great granddaughter Faith Hyatt; siblings brother Norman (Gradie) of Mississippi; sisters; Peggy of Topsail; two nephews; Ryan (Sandra) Kelly, Brad (Kristine) Kelly, and their families whom he loved dearly. Bill also leaves a number of relatives and friends in England and Newfoundland, especially Bill and Donna Warren, who have been his life long friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and Wednesday April 12, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.. Funeral service will take place at Barrett's Funeral Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11 A.M.. Private family interment will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or a donation may be made in Bill's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Mullett, Phoebe Doris (nee Peet-Moore)
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital surrounded by her loving and devoted family on Saturday, April 8, 2017, Phoebe Mullett, age 85 years. Predeceased by her first husband Ronald Peet (Jan, 4, 1982); second husband Eric Mullett (Sept. 26, 1999); sister Rita Rose and her husband Ron. nephew Johnny Moore and special friends Ruby O'Keefe, Mary Chayter and Donna Sears. Leaving to mourn with cherished memories her children; Dave (Elaine), Rick (Rhonda), Donna (Randy) Martin and Sue (David) Layte; grandchildren; David (Kerri), Donna Peet (Nick MacPherson), Kristy (Rocky) White, Kerri (Chris) Somerton, Lana Martin (Matt Nurse), Holly (Roger) Howell and Jason (Karen) Anthony; great-grandchildren; Hailey, Robbie, Amelia, Jagger, Jack, Drew and Austin, special friend Jack; brother John Moore (Barbara, deceased); her card friends; Jean Moores and Shelia Pierson and Pearl Brown; the staff and residents of Hillcrest Manor, mom always thought of them as family. Also leaving to mourn Eric's children; Rosalind, Wayne, Raymond and their families and a large circle of extended family and friends. The Peet family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the doctors and nurses of South East Vascular St. Clare's Hospital and the 4th Floor of the H.S.C. for your continuous compassion and care, Rev. Bill Bartlett and Rev. Scott Parsons for their guidance and prayers during mom's extended hospital stay. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Ave., Mount Pearl on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 2-9 P.M. and Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 10 A.M.-12 noon. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 2 P.M. from First United Church, Mt. Pearl. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Phoebe's memory to The Canadian Diabetes Association. To sign the online memorial guest book, please visit


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