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The Telegram Obituaries
December 2001

 

 

BRINKMAN, Bridget (Hawco) - Passed peacefully away at Virginia Beach, VA, December 5, 2001, Bride Brinkman, formerly of Chapel's Cove, Nfld., age 77. Predeceased by parents Timothy and Racheal, brother Nicholas, sons: Karl and Richard. Left to mourn her husband of fifty-one years, retired U.S. Marine Sargeant Major Robert C. Brinkman; her children: Laura, Kevin, Bobby, Linda; grandchildren; brother Joe and family; sister-in-law Mary Hawco and family; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach. Funeral to take place on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m.
December 08, 2001**

BOWN, Mary Viola (Olie) R.N. - Slipped gently into eternal rest at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, on Thursday, December 13, 2001, age 83 years, formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by parents, Thomas and Loretta Bown; brothers Addison, Father Alfred, Louis, Father Ernest, Gerald, Harry and Sydnet; sisters Marion Rees and Sr. Perpetua Bown. Leaving to mourn her sister, Florence Pendergast; and brother Charlie Bown (Evelyn) of Bell Island. Also a very special friend Elisabeth Chladek; as well as many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends, both in Newfoundland and Ottawa. Resting at St. Michael's Church, Bell Island, on Saturday from 9-11 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Bell Island.
"May her gentle soul rest in peace."
December 15, 2001
**

BROWN, Anna Marie - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, December 3, 2001, Anne Marie Brown, Avondale, age 47 years. Leaving to mourn her children: Mason and Erica; special friend, Kevin; her father, John Brown; four brothers, seven sisters; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Wednesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Avondale.
December 05, 2001**

CLARKE, Clara (nee Atkins) - Passed peacefully away at The James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on November 29, 2001, age 84 years, of Bell Island. Predeceased by husband Austin and son William. Leaving to mourn five daughters: Grace Fitzgerald (Jack), Port Sydney, Ontario; Laura Scott (Frank), Bracebridge, Ontario; Joan Penney (Wayne), Gander; Belinda Rose (William), Cambridge, Ontario; Deborah Noseworthy (Arch), Upper Gullies; two sons Kevin (Phyllis), St. John's; Austin (Carol), Bell Island; grandson Ricky Clarke (Andrea), Bell Island, as well as twenty-six other grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Rendell, Foxtrap, Winnie Neary (Gerald), St. John's; one brother William, Bracebridge, Ontario; special friends Ruby Snow and Myrtle King; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral services on Monday, December 3, 2001 at St. Cyprian's Church. Interment to follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, Bell Island.
"Rose of our lives, Her love blooms forever."
December 01, 2001**

CORBETT, Daniel - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, December 12, 2001, in the presence of his loving family, Daniel Corbett, Holyrood, age 80 years. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Mary, brothers Richard and Patrick. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary; daughters: Cheryl Mary and Karen; four sisters: Sheila Mackey, Rita Cahill (Harold), Stella Kavanagh and Ellen Shouldice (Red); also nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 14th at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
December 13, 2001**

COSTELLO, Teresa - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital December 27, 2001, after a short illness, Teresa Costello (nee Burke) of Conception Harbour, age 69 years. Predeceased by husband Daniel (1980). Sadly missed by her seven children: Eugene, Donnie, Pat (Amanda), Father John, Marion (Jim), Mary, Roxanne; six grandchildren: Dale, Shawn, Tammy, Blake, Blair, and Terrence; one sister, Josephine O'Keefe-Burke; one brother, Tommy Burke; also special friend, Ron; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday, December 31, 2001, at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Church, Conception Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
"Prayer to me was like a song." May she rest in peace.
December 29, 2001
**

DALTON, Lawrence - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Hr. Main, in the presence of his family, on Thursday, December 27th, 2001, Lawrence Dalton, in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his daughter Jacquelyn, 1966 and his son Wayne, 1999. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife of 49 years, Margaret (nee Hicks); his children: Charlie (Marie), Lawrence (Rose), all at Hr. Main, Laura (Cecil) Fagan, Kelligrews, Gary (Shirley), Saskatoon, Hubert (Fran), Scarborough, ON, Teresa (Clarence) Morgan, Seal Cove, Terrence, Kingston, ON, Sean (Rhonda), Bowmanville, ON, Michelle (Mark), Whitby, ON, Douglas (Jennifer), St. John's, Maurice, Kingston, ON, Carla (Dan Stanford), Hr. Main; his 22 grandchildren; his sisters: Margaret, Esther, Madeline, Belle and Florie; his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.; Friday from 12 noon - 4 pm. and 7-9 p.m.; and Saturday from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Funeral will take place on Saturday, December 29th, 2001 following 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Hr. Main. Interment in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery.
"What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever."
December 28, 2001**

DAWE, John James - Passed peacefully away at his home in Long Pond, on Thursday, December 6, 2001, after a lengthy illness, John James Dawe, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Frances, two sons: Randolph (Blanche), Gordon (friend Gertie); eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, until Noon Sunday. Funeral will take place on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Road, Foxtrap.
December 08, 2001**

DELANEY, Edith - Passed suddenly away at Health Sciences Centre on December 26, 2001, age 58 years, of Bell Island. Leaving to mourn daughter Millie Delaney, Bell Island; three granddaughters: Tanya, Lisa, Pamela; five great-grandchildren; and one brother Fred; seven sisters: Wilhemina, Jean, Lavinia, Ruth, Lillian, Mary, Myrtle; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Services on Saturday, December 29, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Cyprians Church. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island.
December 27, 2001**

DOWNTON, Chesley Gordon - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, December 3rd, 2001 in the presence of his family, Chesley Downton, Foxtrap, age 74 years. Predeceased by his wife Muriel, 1996. Leaving to mourn son James, Toronto; daughter Holly Howard (Peter), Kelligrews; six grandchildren; two sisters: Louise Coffin (Owen), Foxtrap, Bernice Cross (Bill), New Glasgow, NS; cousin Lois Downton, St. John's; special friend Charlie Barnes, Kelligrews; also many other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Tuesday 7-9 p.m.; Wednesday 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Thursday 10-12 noon. Funeral to take place on Thursday, December 6th at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Church, Foxtrap, The Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice.
December 04, 2001**

Gin, Yen Hai
Owner of Gin's Restaurant, Harvey Road. Passed peacefully away at home on December 21, 2001, at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Eng Foung and children Bernice (husband Connolly) of Calgary; William, Mary Ann (Danny Au), Mee Ling (husband David); David of Calgary; James (wife Virena); grandchildren Tim, Greg, Michelle, Melissa and Michael; sister-in-law Yet Heing Jim (family Bing, Margaret, Christopher, Desmond, Anita) of Vancouver and also a large circle of friends and other relatives. Many thanks and friendship to Wing and Janet Yee. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitattion on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm; and Monday from 10 am - 2 pm.. Funeral Service to take place on Monday, December 24, 2001 at 2 pm at the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
"DAD WILL BE FOREVER LOVED AND FOREVER MISSED BY THOSE WHO HAVE KNOWN HIM. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS.
MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE."

Layden, Bessie Pearl (nee Pardy)
Passed away suddenly at the North Haven Manor, Lewisporte on Wednesday, December 27, 2001, Bessie Layden, age 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her loving husband of 64 years, Elihu Layden, son Raymond (Neta), daughter Eileen (James Ralph) and son Melvin. Grandmother of Ivan and Grayson Layden, Karen Lamoure, Tony Ralph, Lisa Affleck, and Krista and Melanie Layden; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother Jack Pardy, Bishops Falls; and one sister Emeline Jenkins, Grand Falls-Windsor; also a large circle of relatives and friends. The Funeral Service was held on Saturday, December 30, 2001 at 2 pm from St. Matthews United Church, Lewisporte. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Lewisporte. In memory, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or a charity of one's choice.

LYNCH, Walter - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital on Saturday, December 22, 2001 in the presence of his loving family, after a long courageous battle with cancer, Walter Lynch age 74 years, of Paradise. Predeceased by his parents, Sarah and Joseph Lynch; sister Anne Clarke. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Mary (nee Coleman); children: Donna Butt (Dave), Brenda Moreau (Tony), Philip Stead (Rita), Charles Stead (Carol), Debbie Garland (James), Doreen Barton (Gary), Christine Webber (Randy) and Fred Stead (Edna); 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sisters: Rebecca Clarke and Daisie Adams; brother Joseph (Joyce); also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 7-10 p.m. Sunday, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Service from The Carnell Memorial Chapel, Thursday, December 27, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow Paradise Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
December 27, 2001**

Melvin, Michael Joseph
From - The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland. Abt. Dec 31, 2001
Passed peacefully away, after a courageous two year battle with cancer, at his residence in the Goulds on December 30, 2001. Michael Joseph Melvin (Fishing captain), age 54 years, beloved husband and father. Predeceased by his father Alexander Melvin (LeManche). He will be missed by his wife Katherine; sons: Michael and Andy; mother Mary Melvin; brothers Kevin (Marilyn) and Edward (Elizabeth); sisters Eileen (David) Hawkins; nieces and nephews, relatives and many friends, Resting at Carnells Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.. Funeral service to take place on Thursday January 3, 2003 at 11 a.m. from Saints Peter & Paul Parish, Bay Bulls. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to The Newfoundland Cancer research Foundation or a charity of one's choice.
(Contributed by D. Wells)

MITCHELL, Ethel - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Wednesday, December 12, 2001, Ethel Mitchell of St. Philips, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her brother Samuel Mitchell (Grace); sister Alice Churchill; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.; Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philips Anglican Church with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, St. Philips. Flowers gratefully accepted or flowers in her memory may be made to St. Philips Anglican Church Building Fund.
December 13, 2001**

MORGAN, David (A) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Saturday, December 29, 2001, age 69 years, of Seal Cove. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Lorraine; son Randy (Thelma); daughter Dianne Batten (Paul); two grandchildren Jason and Tiffany Morgan. Also, other relatives and friends. Resting in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral Service on Monday, December 31, 2001 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Cremation to follow. Special thanks to the staff of I.C.U. and the fourth floor, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.
December 30, 2001**

MORGAN, Herbert James (Herb) - Age 81. Passed away at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, December 29, 2001, Herbert James Morgan of Upper Gullies. Predeceased by his wife Blanche (1996). Leaving to mourn, two daughters Joan Haines, husband George, Toronto and Ruby Dawe, Brampton. Five grandchildren: Bill Dawe (Kerri-Lynn), Kelligrews, Kelly Maher (Steve), Manuels, Renee Morgan (Sidney), Kelligrews, Wade Haines (Carmela), Missisauga, Brenda Adams (Farron), Brampton, five great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Sunday 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Monday, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, January 1, 2002 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies.
December 30, 2001**

NEWHOOK, Derrick - Feb. 4, 1948/Dec. 17, 2001. Passed peacefully away on Monday, December 17, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by parents Gladys and Willis Newhook, sister Betty Hendry, brothers: Ted Newhook and Silas Newhook. Derrick, beloved husband of Beverly, cherished father of Keith, sisters: Rosalyn Upshall (Morgan), Oshawa, Ont.; Bernice Edwards (Sherman), Fisherville, Virginia; brother Art Higdon, Chapel Arm; son-in-law to Rick Parsons and Vera Vaters; brother-in-law to Lisa and Robert Gullage, Bessie Newhook and Tilley Newhook. Very special uncle to Kyle Newhook and a large circle of relatives, friends and business associates. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Tuesday, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill, Foxtrap. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
December 18, 2001**

NEWMAN, Cecil - Passed peacefully away at The General Hospital, Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, December 30, 2001, Cecil Newman, in his 88th year. He is survived by his five sons: Cecil Jr. and wife Ella, Robert and wife Sarah, Dawson, all of Paradise, Absalom and wife Heather of Williams Lake, B.C. and Arthur of Upper Gullies; six daughters: Lillian (Mrs. Lindo Watkins), Labrador City, Judy (Mrs. Anthony Squires), Paradise, Betty (Mrs. Wayne Dehann), Seal Cove, Dale (Mrs. Peter Kettle), Chamberlains, Michelle (Mrs. Boyd Head), Ontario and Sandra, Ontario; daughter-in-law Betty, Upper Gullies; two sisters: Alice Smith, Spaniards Bay and Dorothy Roberts, St. John's; 23 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Paradise Cemetery. A special thanks to all the doctors and nurses who helped care for Dad at The General Hospital, Health Sciences Centre.
December 31, 2001**

PETTEN, Florence M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, December 15, Florence M. Petten of Kelligrews, formerly of Port de Grave, aged 72 years. Predeceased by infant daughter Jean and brothers Reginald and Mary Tucker and Roy Tucker. Leaving to mourn, her husband Samuel; daughters Sadie (Norman) Ralph, Port de Grave, Nancy (Carl) Dawe, Kelligrews, Jeanette (Dereck) Tucker, Port de Grave; brother Charlie Tucker (Annie), Port de Grave; sister-in-law Ethel Tucker, St. John's; and grandchildren Christine, Billy, Jason, Bethany, Melanie, Megan and Robyn. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts with visitation 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday and Monday and until 12 noon Tuesday. Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m. from St. Mark's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Bareneed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Bareneed.
December 16, 2001**

POTTLE, Doris Leone (nee Chafe) - of Foxtrap, age 67 years. Passed peacefully away at home surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, December 27, 2001. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Belinda Chafe, her brothers: Warrick, John and Melvin Chafe; sister-in-law Jean Chafe. Leaving to mourn her loving husband of forty-five years Raymond Sr.; four children: Raymond Jr. (Faye), Leone White (Edgar), James, Lindsey (Kathy), all of Foxtrap; six grandchildren: Edward (Lori), Vanessa (Adam), Rayna, Natasha, Matthew and Brooke; sisters-in-law Stella Chafe, Rita Rideout, Evelyn Tucker, Genevieve Jones, Maisie Bishop (Walter) and Ruth Pottle; brother-in-law Malcolm Pottle; also a large number of nieces & nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral service on Sunday, December 30 at 1:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunns Hill Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Forever Loved As You Have Loved Us
December 29, 2001**

SCOTT, Gerald C. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Friday, December 28, 2001, age 68 years of Upper Gullies. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Lizzie Scott; brothers James and Gordon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his sister Ruby Dawe (Leslie), Upper Gullies; two nieces Marion Butler (Sam), Joyce Walsh (Jerry); nephew Leslie Dawe Jr. (Cynthia); great-nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral Service on Monday, December 31, 2001 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Peter's Church Cemetery Fund, Upper Gullies.
December 30, 2001**

SCOTT, Isabel Suzan (nee Warford) - Passed suddenly but peacefully away at her residence in Upper Gullies on Saturday, December 1, 2001, Isabel Suzan Scott, age 77 years. Predeceased by parents, brothers, sisters and granddaughter Stephanie Scott, 1986. Left with many happy memories, her loving husband of 55 years, Harry; six children, Henry (Belinda), Betty Lear (John), Alberta, Barry (Louise), Beverly Fagan (Nelson), Sandra Warford (Bill), and Suzan Coates (Dean); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; also left to mourn are very special sisters-in-law: Emily Greenslade (Norman), Stella Beyers, Halifax and Ella Warford. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Sunday 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral to place on Monday, December 3, at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Childrens' Wish Foundation.
December 02, 2001**

SNOW, Raymor (nee Peet) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Monday, December 24, 2001 Raymor Snow, aged 82 years. Predeceased by her son Derek, 1989 and daughter-in-law Brenda, 2000. Left with fond and loving memories, five sons: Bill (Marjorie), Tom, Victor (friend Margie), Doug (Peggy) and Gerry (Cathy); ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; also brother Samuel (Marjorie), Dartmouth; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Upon Raymor's request, cremation has taken place. Family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Wednesday, December 26, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, December 27, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philips Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, St. Philips. Flowers accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Philips Anglican Church Building Fund or a charity of one's choice.
December 27, 2001**

STEEN, Kenneth Durrell - Passed away in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on December 28th, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Survived by one son Kurt Steen, St. John`s and one daughter Valerie Steen, Mukilteo, Washington, USA.
January 15, 2002

Sullivan, Betty (Nee Walsh)
From - The Evening Telegram, St. John's, Nfld. Abt. December 21, 2001
Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Thursday, December 20, 2001. Betty Sullivan, aged 78 years. Predeceased by her sons, Brian and Donny. Leaving to mourn her husband, Alf and children: Patricia (Rod McLay), Joan (Chris Wilson), Kevin (Helena), Noreen (Robert Walsh, and Christina (William Bidgood); daughter in law, Margaret Sullivan: grand children: Kelly Ann, Ken, Karin, Colleen, Heather, Kara, Drew, Anna, Robyn and Evan. Also leaving to mourn sister, Mary Gover; brothers: William, Denis and Kevin Walsh: sisters-in-law, Madeline and Rita Walsh; and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, visitation Thursday from 7 pm. – 10 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. -10 p.m.: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Funeral Saturday 2:00 p.m. from St. Kevin's Church. Cremation to follow. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made in her memory to the MS Society, Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of one choice.
(Contributed by D. Wells)

SWEETAPPLE, Jessie Cora (nee Caines) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, December 26, 2001. Jessie Cora Sweetapple, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Gideon. Leaving to mourn five sons: Gideon (Patricia), David (Marilyn), Ed (Dale), Jim (Mary-Lou) and John; three daughters: Judy Barnes, Glenda Oliver (Norm) and Cindy; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; special niece Sandra Taylor; nephews: Tom, Ted and John Caines and families; long time friends Nora and Robert Janes, and Evelyn Canning. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, 7-10 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday. Funeral on Saturday at Topsail United Church at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
December 27, 2001**

Tucker, John
Passed peacefully away on December 25, 2001, at home in the presence of his loving family, John Tucker, age 47 years. Predeceased by his step-father John Rose. Leaving to mourn wife Stella; daughters; Shannon and Anna; mother, Mrs. Sadie Rose; brothers and sisters; Morris (Betty), Bernadette (Tony), Kathleen, Fred (Cheryl), Don, Bernie, Eliot (Audrey), Susanna, Carolyn (Randy), Adrian (Paula); mother and farther-in-law; Theresa and Francis Joyce; sister and brothers-in-law; Lydia (Bob), Michael (Tammy), Frankie (Lisa). Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Caul's Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 26, 2001 from 7-10 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 10 pm.. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, December 28, 2001 at 10 am from Caul's Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center.

TUCKER, Walter P. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Monday, December 24, 2001, age 69 years. Predeceased by his mother Anna (Fewer) Tucker, father John Tucker and sister Carmel. Leaving to mourn son Patrick, daughter Valerie and their families, two grandchildren: Karen and Shawn; brothers: Joseph (Daphne) and Gerald; sisters Frances Spry (John) and Margaret Ash (Harry); also other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 28th, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Elizabeth House.
December 27, 2001**

WAKEHAM, Matthew G. - Passed peacefully away on December 7, 2001. Matthew G. Wakeham, age 84. Leaving to mourn his many friends. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall, Old Placentia Road, Mount Pearl, Tuesday, December 11 at 2 p.m.
December 11, 2001**

WALL, John (Jack) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday, December 6, 2001, John (Jack) Wall in his 76th year of Holyrood. Predeceased by his parents, his brother Patrick and his sister, Esther. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife Rita, stepdaughter Cynthia (Craig), stepson Peter (Joanne), special granddaughters, Jessica and Ashley, his brother Con, Hr. Main, his sister Bride Woodford, Foxtrap, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Saturday from 12 noon- 4 p.m. and from 7-10 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Monday, December 10, 2001 following 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
December 09, 2001**

 

 

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