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BABB, Margaret Louise (Martin) - Passed away suddenly at
her daughter's residence Tuesday morning, April 6, 1999. Margaret Louise
Babb (Martin), in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her loving
husband Josiah in 1989. Leaving to mourn with cherished and loving memories,
daughters: Rosalind M. Stokes and Joan E.C. Fournier (Armand); one grandson
Stephen Stokes and one granddaughter Raylene Stokes (Mark McCarthy); two cherished
great-grandchildren: Michael and Gabriel Stokes; one sister Sadie Hindy; sisters-in-law:
Sadie Sheppard, Hilda Babb, Mildred Gosse, Mildred Martin; and brother-in-law
Gordon Babb (Anne); step-sister Doris Harris. Resting at Carnell's Funeral
Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., on Wednesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8 from
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Friday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John
the Evangelist Anglican Church in Topsail. Interment to follow at St. John
the Evangelist Cemetery. Donations in her memory to St. John the Evangelist
Cemetery Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BATTEN, Walter C - Passed peacefully away at his home in
Foxtrap, on Friday, April 30, 1999, Walter C. Batten, aged
70 years, predeceased by his parents, Alex & Irene Batten, sister Marion & brother
Raymond. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Ida, two daughters Barb Butler (Jim),
Marg Tilley (Ramsey), four grandchildren, Mark, Donna, Melissa & Sarah,
brothers: Bill (Florrie), George (Freda), Victor (Julie), Max (Violet) & Clayton,
one sister Marjorie Mills (Tom); one sister-in-law Lee; brother-in-law Harry,
also other relatives & friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial
Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Saturday 10:00 - 12:00, 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00
- 9:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 - 12:00. Funeral will take place on Sunday, May 2,
1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Pentecostal Church, Foxtrap Access. Interment at
the Anglican Cemetery, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may
be made to a charity of one's choice.
BUTLER, Uriah (Roy) - Passed peacefully away in the presence
of his family at his home in Foxtrap, Uriah (Roy) Butler in
his 73rd year. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Bessie Butler,
two sisters Muriel and Beatrice and his three sons: Baby Butler, Roy Jr., and
Gerald. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Minnie, of 53 years; eight sons:
Clyde (Ros), Reg (Joyce), Charles (Angela), Ron (Linda), Christopher, Gregory
(Rita), Tony (Tracey), Shawn (Karen); five daughters: Lorraine Greeley (Cliff),
Sandra Rideout (Edward), Sylvia Eason (Jr.), Beverly Bussey (Glen), Carolann
and friend Gary Saunders; two sisters: Betty Tucker (Tolson), Alice Rideout
(Norman), one brother Raymond (Elizabeth); one uncle Harry Parsons; sister-in-law
Doris Newman; 21 grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends.
Resting at the James J. Hickey Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Tuesday.
Funeral Service to take place at Faith Pentecostal Church, Foxtrap on Tuesday,
April 13, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Long
Pond. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss
Murphy Cancer Clinic.
COLE, Gertrude - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy
Hospital on April 17, 1999, Gertrude Cole of Colliers, age
72 years. Predeceased by her son Michael. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving
memories, eight daughters: Mary (John), Lorraine (Randy), Noreen (Rod), Marion
(Stan), Madonna (Max), Irene (Dale), Regina (Darrell), Angela; seven sons:
Tom (Geraldine), Jim (Zena), Gordon (Marion), Jerome (Ann), Gerard (Mena),
Raymond, Gary (Dorothy); and their father Patrick Cole; 25 grandchildren and
one great-grandchild; one brother Lawrence Whelan; and a large circle of relatives
and friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour, Sunday 12
noon - 10 p.m., Monday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass Tuesday at 11 a.m. from
Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers. Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception
Connors, Patricia (Pat) Ann (nee Sullivan)
CONWAY, Mary - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences
Center April 13th, 1999 Mary Conway of Kitchuses,
Conception Harbour. Age 72 years. Predeceased by her husband Bernard, 1987;
her sisters: Bride, Nell and Rose. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories,
sons: Bernard (Anne) and Joe (Francine); and daughter Annette (Carl); six grandchildren:
Jennifer and Matthew, Devon and Gary and Ryan and Jessica; one sister Noreen
Kenny; one brother Bill McLean; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives
and friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Funeral
Mass Friday, April 16th at 1 p.m. at St. Anne's Church, Conception
Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery.
Cullen, Thomas Joseph
CURL, Nellie - Age 52 years. Passed peacefully away at her
residence on Thursday, April 1, 1999. Leaving to mourn four
sons: Dale (Rebecca), Dean (Juanita), Glenn (Rhonda), and Plez (Carrie); one
daughter, Jill; nine grandchildren; mother, Effie Bridger (Jack) of Springdale;
five brothers and four sisters. Also leaving to mourn longtime companion Gerry
Druken, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's
Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Funeral Service at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday,
April 3, 1999, from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow in All Saint's Anglican
Cemetery, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to
a charity of one's choice.
DALTON, Wayne N. - Passed peacefully away in the presence
of his family on Sunday, April 18, 1999, Wayne N. Dalton in
his 43rd year, of Kingston, Ontario (formerly of Hr. Main, NF).
Predeceased by his sister, Jacquelyn Dalton. Left with fond memories are his
loving parents, Lawrence and Margaret Dalton, Hr. Main; his brothers: Lawrence
(Roseleen), Charlie (Marie), Gary (Shirley), Sean (Rhonda), Hubert (Fran),
Doug (Jennifer), Terrence and Maurice; his sisters: Laura (Cecil) Fagan, Teresa
(Clarence) Morgan, Michelle (Steve) Cantwell, Carla (Dan) Stanford; numerous
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends,
especially Kathleen Dalton. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral
will take place on Thursday, April 22, 1999 following 1:00 p.m. Mass at Sts.
Peter & Paul Church, Hr. Main. Interment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul
Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made
to a charity of one's choice.
DAWE, Mary Ellen - Passed away suddenly on Thursday,
April 29th, 1999 Mary Ellen Dawe, age 81 years. Predeceased
by husband Wilfred, June 1996 and daughter Helen, September 1946. Left to
cherish her memories are two sons: James (Mabel), Gander, Gerald (Margaret),
Kelligrews; one daughter Joan (Bob Smith), with whom she resided; six cherished
grandchildren: Cory Dawe, Vancouver, BC, Kelly Coutts (Michael), Delta, BC,
Dwight Dawe (Tracey), Gander, Deborah Dawe, Gander, Stephen and Todd Smith;
two great-grandchildren: Bethany and Adam Dawe, Gander; three sisters: Sarah
Bussey, Rachael Fagan and Evelyn Curnew; one brother Samuel Batten (Irene);
as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial
Funeral Home, Kelligrews until 12:00 noon Saturday. Funeral to take place
on Saturday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment
at All Saints Cemetery, Dunne's Hill Rd., Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted
or donations may be made to All Saints Church.
Dawson, Mrs. Mary (nee Hickey)
GOOBIE, Louise May - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles
Escasoni Complex on Wednesday, April 7th, 1999 formerly
of Bell Island, in her 76th year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick
in 1973; her sisters: Bertha Reid and Mary Hickey; and her brother John Cousins.
Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Anita Rossiter
(Ray); her son Philip (Shirley); sister Margaret Harvey; step-mother Elizabeth
Cousins; two granddaughters: April-Rae and Amber-Lynn; and a large circle of
nieces and nephews, friends and caregivers of Escasoni Complex. Resting at
Caul's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 10th from Mary
Queen of Peace Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
GORMAN, Mary - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy
Hospital on Tuesday, April 6th, 1999 Mary Gorman of
Conception Harbour, in her 84th year. Predeceased by her husband
John, October 31st, 1987. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving
memories her sister Annie and her nephew John Ellard of Brooklyn, NY; special
friends: Jean and Albert Dalton, Mary and Colleen Wade, Ita Boland, Anne Smith,
Paddy and Marie Gorman; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Conway's
Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Visiting hours Thursday 12-4 p.m. and 7-10
p.m. Funeral Mass 1:00 Friday, April 9th at St. Anne's Church, Conception
Harbour. Interment to follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Harbour Main.
HALLEY, Alexander - Passed peacefully away at the Health
Sciences Center on Wednesday, April 14th, 1999, Alexander
Halley Sr., Topsail. Age 84 years. (Retired from the Newfoundland
Telephone Company). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving
wife, Marion (nee Nugent), of 60 years; three daughters: Edna Joy (Ray), Topsail,
Eleanor Rice (Gerald), St. John's, Regina Murphy (Pat), Kelligrews; three sons:
Alex Jr., Kelligrews, Stan, Toronto, David (Goldie), Kelligrews; 12 grandchildren;
11 great-grandchildren; one brother Johnny (Sheila); one sister Theresa (Tessie)
Barrett, Ontario; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J.
Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Thursday from 7-10
p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Saturday,
April 17th at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villa Nova Church, Manuels.
At Alex's request, cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations
may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Hammond, Stephen Joseph
Hawkins, Madonna (nee Power)
LEAR, George - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Centre on Friday, April 2, 1999, George Lear, Seal Cove, age
57 years. Predeceased by his father Harold Lear, 1993. Leaving to mourn one
son, Harold (Anita), two daughters: Leighann Snow (Walter), Crystal Lear (Gary),
mother Hilda Lear, Seal Cove; 10 grandchildren; seven brothers and three sisters.
Special friends Jenny and Florence. Special son-in-law Allan Warford. Also
other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral
Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place Sunday, April 4, 1999 at 2 p.m. at
Hope Pentecostal Church, Seal Cove. Interment at Pentecostal Cemetery, Seal
Cove. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation or to the Hope Pentecostal Memorial Fund, Seal Cove.
McLEAN, Barry - Passed away on Sunday, April 18,
1999 in the presence of his family Barry Dean McLean of
Colliers, age 20 years. He is predeceased by his father Keith, September
1987. Leaving to mourn this tremendous loss is his mother Jeanette; step-father
Eric Norman; sister Jaime (Shawn Fewer); brother Jason; special nephew and
God-son Kyle Fewer; step-sister Crystal Youden; grandmothers Joyce Whelan
and Mary McLean; step-grandparents Jenny and John Poole; also his girlfriend
Penni Fowler and live-time friends Wendell Walsh, Jimmy Downey and Mike Penney;
also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Newfoundland, Alberta
and London, Ontario. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour.
Visitation hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral
Mass Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers. Interment
to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Flowers would be greatly appreciated
or a donation can be made to a charity of ones choice.
Mitchell, Emma Winnifred
MURPHY, Calum - Age 4 years. Died tragically in a freak accident April
18/99 in Bowden, Alberta. Memorial Service to be held at St. Phillips
Anglican Church, Sunday, May 16, 11:00 a.m. Rev. Frank King Minister. Calum
Murphy, great-grandson of Cavell Murphy, St. Phillips (Chris Murphy, Bellevue).
Only son of Chris Murphy Jr. and Lorianne; sisters: Melissa, 6, Christine,
8; grandparents Chris and Patsy Murphy; uncles: Jim and Jason, formerly of
Paradise, NF, residing in Calgary, Alberta (14 years). Loved dearly. Never
to be forgotten. Aunts, uncles, cousins here in NF. Special thanks to Rev.
Frank King for your support and understanding.
MYERS, Vincent - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Center on April 22/99, age 74, of Bell Island. A Member of
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 18. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife
Catherine; 7 children: Mary Pearson (Elwood), Wilsonville, Ont., Vince (Clara),
Goose Bay, Bernie (Vicki), Brantford, Ont., Lawrence (Jean), Georgetown, Ont.,
Keith (Lillian), Calgary, Alb., Don (Terri), Mount Pearl, Philip (Carol), Goose
Bay; 2 brothers: Gerald, Joseph; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; as
well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast
Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 on Friday, April 23/99. Funeral Mass on Saturday,
April 24/99 at 11 a.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment at the Roman Catholic
Cemetery, Bell Island.
NORCOTT, Bridget - Passed peacefully away at St. Mary's Hospital
on April 19, 1999, Bridget Norcott, aged 86, formerly of Bell
Island. Predeceased by her husband William in 1987; her parents, Edward and
Margaret Ryan; sisters: Florence Jackman and Gertrude Burke; daughter-in-law,
Barbara and granddaughter Rhonda Norcott. Leaving to mourn thirteen children:
Margaret Murrin (Con), Mike (Beth), Bill (Marie), from Newfoundland; Dot Kelly
(Tom), Jack, Jean Whalen (Jim), Edward (Kim), Doreen Swant (Gil), Rosemarie
Kavanagh (Colin), Gerald (Carol Anne), Robert (Joan), Agatha Udvari (Marty),
and Bernard, all from Kitchener area; brother, Jack Ryan; sisters: Mary Lahey,
Jean Evans (Jim), Francis Higuera, and Dot Tobin (Dick); thirty-six grandchildren
and twenty-three great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass took place Friday, April
23, 1999, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Waterloo.
PEARSON, Jude J. - Died as the result of a tragic accident
in the Dominican Republic on April 28th, 1999,
age 23 years, of Bell Island. Left to cherish with fond and loving memories,
his parents Mary and Gerald Pearson; his uncles, aunts and many other relatives
and friends; special uncle Tobias Pearson, Southeast Bight; also fellow classmates
at the Faculty of Business, MUN; special friend Lisa Sheppard. Resting at Pendergast's
Funeral Home pending arrival from the Dominican Republic. Funeral announcement
Pike, Brigadier Wallace H., S.A. (R)
Power, Teresa (nee O'Brien)
RIDEOUT, Reginald - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard
A. Miller Center, in the presence of his loving family, on April 12,
1999, Reginald Rideout, Foxtrap, aged 81. Leaving to mourn his loving
wife of 56 years Retha; daughters: Marie Lush and friend Gerald Parsley and
Brenda Wall (Nick); three grandchildren: Karen (Wayne), Stephanie (John) and
Brad; three great-grandchildren: Melissa, Amanda and Matthew; one brother Edmund
(Lizzie); sister Phyllis Greeley; special sister-in-law and care giver Maisie
Bishop (Walter); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting
at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Thursday.
Funeral service to take place on Thursday, April 15, 1999 at All Saints Anglican
Church, Foxtrap at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill,
Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to All Saints
Rogers, John S.
SEARLE, Blanche - Passed away on April 12, 1999,
in her 73rd year. Predeceased by her husband Wesley, 1997 and grandsons:
Reggie Smith and Lauren Searle. Left with fond memories of an exemplary mother,
grandmother, sister and friend, are two daughters: Joyce (Fred) Smith and Lynn;
son Fred (Jannette); ten grandchildren; sister Wynn O'Brien; brothers: Herb
(Joyce) Holloway and Lindbergh (Merita) Holloway; special niece Barbara Pardy;
and many other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial
Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon April 15th. Funeral Service
will be held at Faith Pentecostal Church in Foxtrap on Thursday, April 15 at
2:30 p.m. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Long Pond. Flowers gratefully
accepted or donations in her memory to further worldwide distribution of the
Bible, may be made to The Gideons.
Sullivan, Ena (nee Bragg)
WILLIAMS, Newman - Died suddenly at the Health Sciences Center
on April 10th, 1999, Newman Williams, aged 47,
of Chamberlains, formerly of Gander, NF. Left with precious and loving memories
is wife Joy (nee Pritchett); son Dene; daughter Heather; and a large circle
of other relatives and friends. Funeral took place April 13, 1999 at St. Martins
Cathedral, Gander. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Arrangements entrusted
to the care of Stacey's Funeral Home Ltd., Gander.
Contributed by Barbara McGrath
**Contributed by Sandra Churchill
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