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The Telegram Obituaries
BAKER, Amelia (Carter) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital
on August 22, 2001, Amelia (Miller) Baker, retired teacher,
aged 75 years. Leaving to celebrate and thank God for a long and happy life,
her husband Rod; daughters: Paula (Rick Fifield) and Heather (Bruce Saunders);
son Rick (Karen Norris); and sister Frances Carter; grandchildren: Michael
(Lisa Bruce), Catharine and Peter Fifield, Timothy (Lesley Andrews) and Katie
Saunders and Andrew Baker; special friend Betty Beck and many cousins, relatives
and friends; also members of her club: Mabel, Carrie, Clara, Doris and Mary.
Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation on Friday,
August 24 and Saturday, August 25 from 12-4 and 7-9. Funeral Service on Sunday,
August 26 at 2:30 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Church, Topsail. Private
family interment. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made
to St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Fund or Mazol Shriners Crippled Children's
BROWN, Ellen - Passed away on August 10, 2001, Ellen Brown of
Avondale, age 73. Leaving to mourn her husband John of fifty-one years; her
grandson Johnathon; twelve children: Carol, Anna-Marie, Sandra, John, Joe,
Mike, Theresa, Debbie, Nonie, Mary, Karen and Richard; twenty-one grandchildren,
four great-grandchildren, one sister, Jane; 2 brothers: Tom and Joe and many
other relatives and friends. Laid to rest on Monday, August 13, 2001 at Assumption
BYRNE, Fredrick J. - Passed peacefully away at his home in Avondale
on Friday, August 24th, 2001, Fredrick Byrne in
his 63rd year. Predeceased by his parents, Denis and Gertrude Byrne,
and his brother Joseph Byrne. Left with fond memories are one sister Lillian
(Bill) Terry, Hr. Main; one brother, Richard (Theresa) Byrne, Avondale; his
eight nieces: Julia Costello (Tom), Bernice Merner (Larry), all at Hr. Main,
Shirley Curnew, Holyrood, Tina Payton (Blair), Geraldine Terry, Bernadette
Dalton (Greg), all at Hr. Main, also special niece, Audrey Byrne, Avondale,;
his ten nephews: his special nephew Fredrick Terry (Delores), Jerome Terry,
Albert Terry (Joanne), all at Hr, Main, Mike Terry (Peg), Sask., Joe Terry
(Dawn), Conception Hr., Todd Terry (Patty), Kevin Terry, Wayne Terry (Deb),
Rick Byrne (Sue), all at Toronto, Kevin Byrne (Michelle), Avondale. His special
pets, Sammy, Tango & Bes. Also a circle of other relatives and friends.
Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Friday from 7 -9
p.m. and on Saturday & Sunday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, August
27th, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. from Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment
will be in Assumption Cemetery.
COOK, Carrie (nee Moyst) - Deceased June 8, 2001,
Vancouver, B.C. In memory of Carrie a celebration of her life will be held
on Tuesday, August 21st, at 7:00 p.m., First United
Church, 221 Park Avenue, Mt. Pearl. Reception to follow. Rev. Graham Cook will
CORBETT, Karen - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex
on Tuesday, August 21, 2001, Karen Corbett, Seal Cove, age
37 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband David;
two sons: Donald and Adam; her father and mother, Don and Margaret Morgan;
three sisters: Arlene Anthony (Brent), Michelle Warford (Raymond), Kim O'Neill
(Bob); father and mother-in-law, Patrick and Margaret Corbett; grandparents,
Charlie and Lydia Fowler; also nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.
Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation
on Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.;
Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral to take place on Thursday,
August 23 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment in
the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations
may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Janeway Hospital.
DALTON, Patrick Cyril - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his
loving family at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Tuesday,
August 14, 2001, Patrick Dalton in his 81st year, of Harbour
Main. Predeceased by his parents, Ann and Nicholas; his sisters: Annie and
Bernadette; his brothers: Richard and Gregory; and his son-in-law Kenneth Tubrett.
Leaving to mourn with fond and memories are his wife, Patricia (nee Costigan);
his two daughters: Mary Dalton and Geraldine Tubrett; his five sons: Alfred
(Myrna), Patrick (Iris), Joe (Stephanie), George and Tom; his eight grandchildren:
Denise (Deon Doyle), Glenn Tubrett (Andreea Adari), Heather, Susan, Patrick,
Nicholas, Nicole and Mark Dalton; his brother Lawrence (Margaret); his five
sisters: Bell (William Kelly), Madeline (Raymond Tubrett), Ester, Margaret
and Florence. Also numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, many of
whom telephoned and visited him daily during his illness. Resting at Dunphy's
Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Wednesday from 12 noon -9:30 p.m. and
on Thursday from 10 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Funeral will take place on Thursday, August
16, 2001 following 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sts. Peter & Paul
Church, Hr. Main. Interment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Hr.
Main. Floral arrangements will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made
in his memory to the Palliative Care Unit at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital or
to the Harbour Main Cemetery Fund.
EDDY, Emily Beulah (nee Ruth) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's
Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, August 14th, 2001, Emily Beulah
Eddy, age 72 years. Predeceased by husband Maxwell 1968, also parents
Frederick and Gertrude Ruth; sisters Lorraine Brake, Audrey Hiscock, Goldie
and Gloria Ruth and brother Ralous. Leaving to mourn six sisters: Sylvia O'Brien,
Glouchester, Mass., Carmella Wheeler, Frenchman's Cove, Bay of Islands, Mary
Hann (Ormsby), Summerside, Bay of Islands, Avril Gardiner, Sorrento, BC, Margaret
Bader (John), Vancouver, BC, Faye Davis (Paul), Summerside; three brothers:
Cyril Ruth, Sackville, NS, Glenn Ruth (Linda), Summerside and Wayne Ruth (Anne),
Kippens; brothers-in-law: James Brake and Grant Hiscock and members of the
Eddy family, also several nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives
and friends including special friends: Joyce and Fred Belbin, Edith Matterface,
Ted and Susie Palmer and children, Jeanette Haines, Mildred Kennedy and Ray
and Kay Bowering. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews.
Visitation on Thursday 10:00-12:00 noon, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:30 p.m.,
Friday 10:00-12:00 noon. Funeral to take place on Friday, August 17th at
2:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant
Cemetery, St. John's.
FEWER, Dominic Leo - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni
Complex on Monday, August 6th, 2001, Dominic L. Fewer in
his 87th year, of Avondale. Left with fond and loving memories are
his wife Mary, son Dominic Jr. (Beverley) and his step-sons: Arthur (Bernadette)
Hickey, Holyrood, Bernard (Gloria) Hickey, Avondale, James (Mary) Hickey, Holyrood;
his 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other
relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation
on Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Thursday, August
9th, 2001 following 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Assumption
Church, Avondale. Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, Avondale. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of
GREELEY, Wayne - Passed suddenly away at his home in Foxtrap on Tuesday,
July 31, 2001, Wayne Greeley, age 46 years. Predeceased by his parents,
Walter, 1996, and Dorothy, 1990; and brother Edward, 1981. Leaving to mourn
one brother Don (Gail); two nephews: Jason and Darrell; special friend of
eleven years, John Roche; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the
James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place
on Thursday, August 2, at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap, with cremation
HEARN, Madeline M. - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care
Unit, St. Clare's Hospital, August 29, 2001, Madeline Hearn (Nee Ryan),
of Colliers, aged 74 years. Left with fond and loving memories husband Jim,
two daughters: Carol Ann Legge (Glenn) and Mary; three sons: Jim, Mike and
Frank; Also eight grandchildren; one sister Bridget Walsh, Corner Brook, one
brother John Ryan, St. John's and a large circle of other relatives and friends.
Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Visitation hours Thursday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm and Friday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Funeral Mass, Saturday at
10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers. Interment to follow at
Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
JACKMAN, Mary (Moll) - Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences
Centre on Aug. 17/01, age 76 years of Bell Island. Leaving
to mourn: her son Michael, Camb. Ont.; two nieces: Kathleen Davis (Chris),
Camb. Ont., Linda Penney (Bernie), Bell Island; two nephews: Jerome Penney
(Sheree), Francis Penney (Shirley), both at Bell Island; special friends: Glenna
Dobbin, Bill Kavanagh; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting
at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Monday, Aug. 20/01 at 2 p.m.
in St. Michael's Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
KNIGHT, Gladys E. (nee Upshall) - March 31st, 1918 - August 13th, 2001.
Passed gently into eternal rest with her daughter and granddaughter by her
side at the Wm. Osler Hospital, Brampton, ON. Predeceased by husband William
Knight; daughters: Geraldine and Judy Knight. Leaving a legacy with those who
loved her, Elizabeth Noftall, husband Bill, Manuals, Glenys Dunn, husband Kevin,
Foxtrap, Bernice Lemieux, husband Normand, Brampton, ON; grandchildren: Paul
Dunn (Gail), Glenda O'Brien (Steve), Corina Murphy (Matthew), Geoff and Stephanie
Dunn, Jacquie Brayley (Tony) and Jimmy Lemieux (Tanya), Scott Stoldt (Roula);
great-grandchildren: Nicholas, William, Karlee Brayley, Jackson and Abby Dunn,
Riley and Tristan Murphy, Charles Lemieux, Dylan O'Brien; sister Pearl Jamieson,
NS; brothers: Gerald Upshall (Mabel), Roy Upshall; in-laws: Walter and Audrey
Knight, Albert and Mildred Knight, Vera and Werner Staubitizer, Jean and Fred
Hickman; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the
James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Wednesday
11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Services to take
place Thursday, August 16th at 2 p.m. at Faith Pentecostal Church, Foxtrap
Access Road. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's. Flowers gratefully
accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
McCARTHY, Annie - Passed peacefully away on August 3 at
St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Annie (Gear) McCarthy, Topsail,
in her 93rd year. Leaving to mourn, her husband of 66 years, Pat,
St. Patrick's Home; daughters: Agnes Ebbs, Topsail, Rita and husband John Janes,
St. John's; sons: Dominic and wife Eleanor (McNamara), James and wife Regina
(McBride), and Pat, Topsail. Sisters: Gertrude Howell, St. John's, and Tessie
Butt, Carbonear; brother Tom Gear and wife Lucy, Stephenville; 11 grandchildren,
seven great-grandchildren together with many beloved nieces and nephews. She
is predeceased by her parents, Richard and Cecily (Hogan) Gear; sister Margaret
and brother James. Mrs. McCarthy was a member of the Catholic Women's League.
Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's, August
5, 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from her parish
church, St. Thomas of Villanova, Manuels, August 6 at 11 a.m. Burial family
plot, Topsail. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Thomas of Villanova
Parish, Topsail or St. Patrick's Mercy Home. May her soul rest in peace. A
special thank-you to the management and staff of St. Patrick's Mercy Home for
exceptional care during the past two and one-half years.
RAYNES, W.R. Winston - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Complex on Wednesday, August 15, 2001, Winston W.R. Raynes,
Chamberlains, age 60 years. Left with fond and loving memories his ex-wife,
Rosie Cable, Foxtrap, and special friend Violet Kerrivan. Resting at the James
J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Friday, 2-4 p.m.
and 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10-12 Noon. Funeral to take place on Saturday, August
18, at 2 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Topsail. Interment at the
Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. No flowers by request.
STAFFORD, Jean Marie (nee Roche) - Passed peacefully into eternal rest
at the Health Sciences Complex on Tuesday, August 14, 2001, Jean Marie
Stafford of St. John's, formerly of Topsail, Conception Bay, age 77
years. Predeceased by her loving husband Frederick B. Stafford (1981); her
brothers, James, Frederick and Patrick; and her sisters Helen Estabrook and
Joan Culleton. Left to celebrate her life are her sons: Frederick (Leslie),
Christopher (Leah), of Whitney, Ontario, and Stephen (Sheila) of Toronto, Ontario,
and her daughters Toni (Bernard Ransom), Deborah (Bob Dyke), and Jill (George
Benwell), Whitecourt, Alberta; ten grandchildren: Adam and Philip Dyke, Zachary
and Alixanna Ransom, Tate and Ariana Benwell, Erin Stafford, Freddie Stafford,
Keri Noftall and Viki Fifield; sisters, Winnifred Powers, Vivian (Ralph Bolt);
Mary Oliphant; brother: Richard (Marie); also a large circle of family and
friends. Special thanks to Pauline Smith, loving caregiver and friend. Resting
at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from
2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 18th,
2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made
to the Alzheimer's Society.
VICARS, William J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital
on Friday, August 3, 2001, William J. Vicars (59th Royal
Artillery Veteran) of Topsail. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife
Josephine (O'Brien); daughters: Geraldine Hammond, Jeanette Payne, Lorraine
Gillespie (Neil); son Doug (Rosemary); stepdaughter Bernadette Power (Cyril);
stepsons: Eddy O'Brien (Dawna), and David O'Brien (Gayle); sister Catherine
(Kitty) Griffith; sisters-in-law: Hazel Fleming, Ida O'Brien, Theresa O'Keefe
(Louis), Clotilda Chaytor (Clarence), Rita Wakeham (William), and Rose Wright.
Grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Resting
at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Sunday
2-4 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m., Monday 12 noon-1:30 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday Aug.
6, 2001 at 2 p.m. at St. Thomas of Villanova, Manuels. Interment at the field
of Honour, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers accepted or donations may be made
to the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.
WADE, Richard P. Sr. - Passed away suddenly at his home in Conception
Harbour, August 7, 2001, Richard P. Wade, age 76 years. Predeceased
by his wife Mae, July 2, 1994. Left with fond and loving memories, seven daughters:
Rita (Joe Lewis), Gerry, Rose (Doug Rotchford), Eleanor (Rick Snyder), Patricia
(Leo Mahoney), Dot (George Kennedy), Liz (Kevin Walsh); two sons: Tommy (Renate),
Rich (Della); twin sister Liz and brother Dave; twenty-one grandchildren and
one great-grandchild; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and
friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Funeral Mass
Saturday, August 11, 11:00 a.m. from St. Anne's Church, Conception Harbour.
Interment to follow in St. Anne's Cemetery. May the Lord have mercy on his
WOODFORD, Aiden Joseph - Passed peacefully away on August 16,
2001. Predeceased by his brothers: Monsignor Richard Woodford, Leonard
Woodford; and sister, Sister Isabel Woodford; and son-in-law Robert Fifield.
Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife Mary (Lawlor);
his daughters: Isabel, Joann, Carmie; grandchildren: Patrick and Mary Ann
Fifield; brothers: Mike, Phil, Holyrood, John, Nova Scotia; sister Mary Brophy,
Holyrood; sisters-in-law: Josephine Jackman (Art), Rita Collins, Margaret
Crane, Angela Lawlor, Joyce Woodford; nieces and nephews as well as many
other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road.
Visitation Thursday from 7-9 p.m., Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and
Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 18th,
2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Bonaventure's College
WRIGHT, Anne Tannahill - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy
Hospital on Sunday, August 5, 2001, Anne Tannahill Wright, aged
81 years. Predeceased by her husband James Brown Wright in 1979. Leaving to
mourn sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn a large
circle of friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, from
10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2001. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday,
August 8, 2001 at Topsail United Church. Interment to follow in Topsail United
Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Topsail United Church
or to St. Clare's Mercy Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Special thanks to the
staff at PCU, St. Clare's.
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