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The Telegram Obituaries
December 2002

 

 

ABBOTT, Angela Mary - Died suddenly at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Friday, 20 December 2002 in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Jack in 1950 and grandsons Christopher and Michael, three sisters and three brothers. Leaving to mourn four sons: Bill and Helen, John and Alice Clare, Ed and Sheila and Robert and Winnie. Also left to mourn eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren, three sisters: Genevieve, Catherine and Ellen and one brother Jack and their families. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mass at the Basilica on Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home.
December 21, 2002

ABBOTT, Audrey Mary - Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Audrey Mary Abbott, age 76, of Musgrave Harbour. Predeceased by her parents: John and Florrie Keats; brother, Lloyd Keats. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Norman L. Abbott; four sons: John Martino (Pauline) of Grand Falls, Ralph Martino (Noreen) of Bonavista, Dennis Martino (Sarah Jane) of Glace Bay, N.S., Paul Abbott (Janet) of Shoal Harbour; two daughters: Donna (Jack Carpenter) of Catalina, Sandra (Renée) McMullen of Ottawa; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren: two sisters-in-law: Aggie Keats, Bonavista, Marguerite (Norman Abbott), Musgrave Harbour; five nieces; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, December 5 at St. Luke`s United Church, Musgrave Harbour, with Rev. Roberta Bungay officiating. Interment will follow at the United Cemetery, Musgrave Harbour. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Luke`s United Church, Musgrave Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Musgrave Harbour/Pound Cove.
December 04, 2002

ADAMS, Gladys - Passed peacefully away on December 14, 2002 at the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre, surrounded by her loving family, Gladys Adams, aged 97 years. Predeceased by her husband, James P. Adams; sons, Herbert and Edgar; daughters, Mildred Wiseman and Gladys "Queen" Young; son-in-law Herbert Williams. Leaving to mourn, her twin sister, Alma Bussey; daughters, Audrey Williams and Phyllis Mullins (Dick); sons, Douglas (Lillian) and Gordon (Marilyn); daughter-in-law Ruth Adams; sons-in-law Jack Young and Ches Wiseman. Left with fond memories are many grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren too numerous to mention; as well as many special nieces and nephews; other extended family and close friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 7-9 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Funeral Services to take place on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 11 a.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
December 15, 2002

ALFANO, Joan (nee Kirby) - Passed away peacefully in the company of Alfonso (her husband of 45 years) and their three children: Nicholas, David and Christopher, at the Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario on December 23, 2002. She was in her seventy-fourth year. She will also be sadly missed by her sister and closest friend Catherine Cleary; three brothers: Barney, Edward and David. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario. A sincere thank you to all who sent their condolences.
February 07, 2003

BAGG, Marion (Taylor) - April 23, 1920 - December 22, 2002. Passed peacefully away after a short illness at Health Sciences Complex in St. John`s. Predeceased by husband Elwood Augustus and sister Jessie (Stratton). Leaving to mourn children Ulric, Gertrude, Guy, Robert, Lloyd, Lynn, brother Harold and sisters Gertrude (Blundon), Helen (Fillatre), Enie (Alexander), Edie (Wheeler), their grandchildren and great-grandchildren and all of her friends. Interment at St. Peters Anglican Cemetery in Catalina. Forever a kind heart.
January 04, 2003

BEST, Randolph Carl (Randy) - born St. John`s, NL, March 20, 1955. Tragically killed on December 11, 2002, in Lindsay, ON in his 48th year. Beloved husband of Jodie; loving father of James, Carl, Nicole and Coral; Cherished son of Audrey and Arthur Rheaume, Kelligrews, NL; Frederick and Gloria Best, Port Hope, ON; Son-in-law of Sy (Lori) Boersma, Calgary. Dear brother of Edward (Ginny), Wayne (Lynne), Omemee; Garry (Lori), Manuels, NL; Rick (Lisa), Coquitlam, BC; Janis McDonald (John), Avondale, NL; MaryJane Petrus (Gerald), Kansas City, MI; Robert, Courtice, ON; Leonard, Trenton, ON; Gail Ciurlia (Daniel), Oshawa, ON and Micheline Rheaume (Rick), Pickering, ON. Fondly remembered and sadly missed by numerous family and friends. Memorial service to be held at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Upper Gullies, CBS, Sunday, January 19, 2003 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy and/or donations may be forwarded to the family.
January 17, 2003

BLACKMORE, Josephine - Passed peacefully away at her daughter`s residence, St. Philips, on Friday, December 20, 2002, Josephine Blackmore, formerly of Port Union and Downsview, Ontario, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband George, 1995; son James, 1994; daughters-in-law Julie (Northrop) Blackmore, 1993, Barbara (Dalton) Blackmore, 1998; grandson Edward (Teddy), 1989; sister Trixie Badcock, 2001. Leaving to mourn her loving family: sons: Don, George Jr. (Shirley), Hubert (Lisa) and Tom; daughters: Pinah Short, Greta, Bertha and Myrna Blackmore, Marion Squires (Curtis) and Bonnie Taylor (Paul); daughter-in-law Julie (Gibas) Blackmore, sisters: Greta Sutherland and Minnie Vokey; brother Clayton (Jean) Blackmore; brother-in-law Roland (Muriel) Blackmore; twenty-nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, also nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 21, 2002

BLACKMORE, Josephine - Passed peacefully away, at her daughter`s residence, St. Philips, on Friday, December 20, 2002, Josephine Blackmore, formerly of Port Union and Downsview, Ontario, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband George, 1995; son James, 1994; daughters-in-law Julie (Northrop) Blackmore, 1993, Barbara (Dalton) Blackmore, 1998; grandson Edward (Teddy), 1989; sister Trixie Badcock, 2001. Leaving to mourn her loving family: sons: Don, George Jr. (Shirley), Hubert (Lisa) and Tom; daughters: Pinah Short, Greta, Bertha and Myrna Blackmore, Marion Squires (Curtis) and Bonnie Taylor (Paul); daughter-in-law Julie (Gibas) Blackmore, sisters: Greta Sutherland and Minnie Vokey; brother Clayton (Jean) Blackmore; brother-in-law Roland (Muriel) Blackmore; twenty-nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, also nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 22, 2002

BOLAND, Michael Fintan (Mike) - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Witless Bay on December 26, 2002, Michael Fintan Boland, age 71 years. Mike is the son of Leo Patrick Boland and Anita Hynes Boland of Curling, Bay of Islands. He is predeceased by his parents; brother Harold; and grandson Sean Power. He leaves to mourn his sisters, Mary (Clem) Lindsey of West Palm Beach, Florida, Mona Galliot and Helen White (Patrick Blackadder) of Cornwall, Ontario and Bride Boland of Vancouver, British Columbia; brother Fred Boland, Kingston, Ontario; sons, Rick, Leo and Tony of St. John`s, and Gerry of Toronto, Ontario; daughters, Bobbie (Bill Duggan), Torbay, Patricia (Jeff Baker), Toronto, Ontario, Shelley (Steve) Power, Churchill Falls, Maria (Trent MacDonald), St. John`s. He also leaves a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and relatives and friends. During the last decade Mike made many friends at Dinn`s Personal Care Home, especially Debbie and Junior. Cremation has taken place. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday, December 28, 2-5:30 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Michael will be laid to rest with his mother and father at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, Curling, Corner Brook in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one`s choice.
December 27, 2002

BRADBURY, Shirley Elizabeth (Hutchings) - October 1, 1942 - December 12, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Shirley Bradbury, age 60 years. Predeceased by son Wayne, 1964; father Cyril Hutchings, 1969; brothers: Bram Hutchings, 1995, Wycliff Hutchings, 1984 and Eugene Hutchings, 2001. Left to mourn, loving husband John (Buddy); one daughter, Gale Thorne (Derek); four sons: Calvin (Doris), Rodney (Neta), Johnny (Heather), Cory (Alana); eight grandchildren: Natasha, Tiffany, Mitchell, Dominque, Karissa, Matthew, Nicholas and Makenzie; two brothers: Ross and Cyril Hutchings; five sisters: Phyllis Clarke, Cynthia Dunphy, Gloria Brophy, Daisy Mercer, May Mercer; also a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and many friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation from 6-10 p.m. Friday; Saturday 10 a.m. -10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 15 at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Trinity Bay South Corp. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Whitbourne.
The Lord replied, "My precious child, I love you and would never leave you. During your time of trial and suffering when you saw only one set of footprints... that was when I carried you."
December 14, 2002

BROWN, Allan - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Allan Brown, aged 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Lucy; son Dennis (wife Daisy) of Gander, two granddaughters Debbie and Denise and one great-grandson Shawn, plus a circle of family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Gander with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Brown`s memory can be made to the Gander Lions Club Dialysis Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
December 05, 2002

BROWN, Samuel Gordon - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 4:30 p.m., Samuel Gordon Brown, retired CN engineer, formerly of Tack`s Beach, aged 83 years. Predeceased by his brother Charles; sister Maud; and step-brother Frank. Leaving to mourn his son Gordon (Doreen); daughter Nina (Steve); son Fred (Mary); daughter Mary (George); step-sisters, Augusta Barnes and Doris Seymour; and sister-in-law Bessie Best; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; special friends, Sam Horwood, Ted Parnell and Pearl Warren and a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m.-12 noon Tuesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2002 from the Anglican Church of St. Michael`s and All Angels. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2002

BROWNE, Marie - Passed peacefully on Dec. 9, 2002, at her home in Grand Falls-Windsor, Anna Maria Browne, age 88. Predeceased by her parents, Thomas Browne and Anne Brennan Browne, her brother, Michael Browne and her sisters Lucy Regan, Regina (Sr. Michaela of the Sisters of St. Martha) and Eileen Browne. Leaving to mourn her sister-in-law Paula Browne of Grand Falls-Windsor and her brother-in-law Walter Regan of Ottawa. Also her nieces Anne and Sheleigh Regan, Paula Nemec and Mary Lou Martin, and their families; her nephews Walter and Joseph Regan and Edward, Dennis, Stephen and Michael Browne and their families, in particular Lena Tobin Browne. Marie will be missed by her cousins in the Browne and Brennan families and by her Suvla Road neighbours and friends. A long time employee of the Royal Stores, Marie was also active in the Parish of the Immaculate Conception where she held the distinction for many years of being the senior member of the Cathedral choir. Her funeral will take place from the Sunset Funeral Home to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Grand Falls-Windsor on Thursday at 11:00 o`clock with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, where she will be buried along side her parents.
December 10, 2002

BURKE, Florence - Passed peacefully away at her home in St. Mary`s, on Dec. 9, 2002, surrounded by her family, Florence Burke, aged 67. Predeceased by husband James. Left to mourn one daughter Pauline (Don) Making and family Donna, Justin and Krista; eight sons and their families: James; Peter (Anne) and son Nicholas; David (Lorraine) and family Kelly, Megan and Sheldon; Edmund (Sarah) and daughter Francine; Patrick (Carol); Paul (Marie ) and son Joshua; Ronald (Brenda) and sons Jordan and Brandon; John; and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Gibbons` Funeral Home, St. Mary`s, on Monday, Dec. 9th, 8:00 - 9:30 pm and Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002 at 11:00 am at Church of the Assumption, St. Mary`s. Burial to follow.
December 10, 2002

BURSEY, Pearl (Austin) - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital Sunday, December 8, Mrs. Pearl Bursey (nee Austin) of Brownsdale, T.B. Predeceased by husband George; brothers, John and Charles. Leaving to mourn sisters, Mabel Nixon and Frances Stacey; sister-in-law Adelaide Austin; and a number of nieces and nephews. Remains resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican. Burial to take place from Salvation Army Citadel in Lower Island Cove on Tuesday, December 10 at 2 p.m. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Lower Island Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to a charity of one`s choice.
December 09, 2002

Bussey, Joseph
(Retired Carpenter). Passed peacefully away, in the presence of his loving family, at the Health Sciences Center on December 31, 2002, Joseph Bussey, aged 65 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 44 years. Marian (nee Lynch); two daughters; Marilyn (Fred) Rideout and Colleen (Robert) Sutton; one son David (fiancee Debbie Castle); also two loving grandchildren; Corinna at Thompson, Manitoba and Frederick at home; three sisters; Amy (Eric) Drodge, Ella (Fred) Batten, Gladys (Calvin) Dawe; four brothers; Winston (Gladys), Ontario, Wallace (Annie), Peter (Diane), Wayne (Margo); two sisters-in-law; Madeline (Oscar) Penney and Joan (Reg) Chaytor; two brothers-in-law; Jack (Hazel) Lynch and Melvin (Velma) Lynch; mother-in-law Nettie Lynch; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation Monday, 2- 10 pm., Tuesday 10 am - 10 pm. and Wednesday 10 am - 11:30 am.. Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 3, 2001 at 2 pm at the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at the Nondenominational Cemetery, Pariadise. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.**

BUTT, Audrey Margaret (nee Horlick) - Born November 27, 1949. Early Childhood Educator. Audrey passed peacefully away at her home with her husband, daughter and son at her side on December 29, 2002 after a long battle with cancer. Audrey owned and operated Chantel`s Playschool for seven years in Stephenville prior to her becoming ill; she and her family moved to St. John`s in 2001. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Doss (Luman) in 1981; her father John Horlick in 2001; her father-in-law Andrew F. Butt in 1994 and her mother-in-law Margaret Butt in 1997. Audrey is survived by her husband of 31 years, Andrew; her daughter Diana Marilyn (fiance Jason Gaulton) of Fort McMurray, Alta.; and her son Bernard Andrew (special friend Nicolle); as well as her mother, Mary Stapleton; by her sisters, Linda Chafe (Frank), Dianne Crocker (spouse Roger Gulliver), Debbie Humphries and Warrick Humphries, all of St. John`s; by her brothers, Robert (special friend Gertrude) of St. John`s, John (Brenda) of Maynooth, Ont., David (Patsy) of Placentia, Randolph (Jeanette) of St. John`s; by a special aunt Peggy McCarthy (David Shemtob) of Mississauga, Ont.; by her sisters-in-law, Kay (Don) Gibbon, Gerty (Robert) Bruce, Gina (Nelson) White, all of Stephenville, Mary (Tom) Sullivan of St. John`s, Linda (Mont) Mills of Clarenville, Carolyn (Sterl) Stuckless of Fort McMurray, Alta.; by her brother-in-law John (Arlene) Butt of Bedford, N.S.; and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends in Stephenville and St. John`s. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Visiting hours Sunday 7-10 p.m., Monday 2-5 p.m., 7-10 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Teresa`s Church for Mass at 2 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
December 30, 2002

BUTT, Bride Angela (Simms) - Passed peacefully away on December 19, 2002, at The Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John`s, NL, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Reginald Thomas Butt 1989, father Ambrose, mother Bessie, brothers Harvey and Hayward, sisters Evelyn, Joyce and Eileen. Leaving to mourn her daughter June, son-in-law Ed Beresford, Mt. Pearl; grandson John, Waterloo, ON; granddaughter Laura, Mt. Pearl; brother Baxter Simms, Corner Brook; sister Agnes Randles, Oakville, ON and her many friends and relatives. Bride was a resident of Campbellton, Buchans, Churchill Falls and Pasadena, NL. The family wishes to express its gratitude and sincere thanks to the staff and workers of the PCU and North 1 at Hoyles Home. These extraordinary people showed limitless kindness and concern for Bridie every day, and for that we are truly grateful. Visitations on Saturday, December 21, 2002 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the United Church in Pasadena. Funeral service and interment to follow at 11:00 A.M. "Ever Remembered, Ever Loved."
December 20, 2002

CANNING, Bride - Passed peacefully away at the Oceanview Personal Care Home in Trepassey, on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, aged 71 years, of Ferryland. Predeceased by her husband, Michael. Leaving to mourn one son Leonard Connors, St. John`s, two grandchildren Scott and Cory; one sister Ellen Kilfoy and three brothers: Steve, Martin and Thomas and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation on Thursday, December 19, from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Ferryland. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ferryland.
December 19, 2002

CARSON, Christian - Passed away suddenly on Christmas Eve 2002 at the Janeway Children`s Hospital, James "Christian" Carson, aged 10 years. Christian will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his mother Cheryl Long; step-father Will Hilliard; brothers: Jonathan, Seamus and Eamonn; father Brian Carson; grandparents: Jim and Edna Long and Bill and Donna Hilliard; great-grandparents: Clara Moore and John Pittman; uncles: Paul Long, Tony Hilliard, Johnny Hilliard; aunts: Rosietta Hilliard, Ruby Hilliard, Lisa Blakenhorn, Reta Russell; cousins: Danielle and Jessica Hilliard; special friends: Sharon Hogan, Sharon Woodfine, Krista Crummell, Gloria Kendall, Cheryl Fisher and Vanessa. Also leaving to mourn a wide circle of extended family and friends, and many, many others whose lives Christian touched with his beautiful smile and laugh. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John`s, Thursday, December 26 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. and Friday, December 27 from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Funeral will take place from St. Thomas Anglican Church, Military Road on Friday, December 27 at 2 p.m. Private family inurnment to take place at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted, but donations preferred to help buy equipment and supplies for the Special-Needs Unit at Hazelwood Elementary School. Donations may be sent to: Special Needs Unit and Equipment, c/o 26 Spratt Pl., St. John`s, NL A1E 4M2.
December 28, 2002

CASTELLA, Sarah (nee Coates) Andrews - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Center, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, Sarah Castella, age 74 years. Predeceased by her first husband Harold Andrews, 1976; and brother Clifford Coates, 2001. Left with loving memories her husband Edward Castella, Kissimmee, Florida; sons: Tony and wife Debby, Terry and wife Barbara; four loving granddaughters: Kimberly, Ashley, Stephanie and Jessica; sister Ellie Pitcher, all of St. John`s; also leaving to mourn nieces, nephews and many friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday from 7- 10 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral service to be held at 12 noon Friday, December 6, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. No flowers by request. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign memorial guest book.
"Rest In Peace Mom"
December 05, 2002

CAVE, Wilson (Sr.) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Friday, December 13, 2002, Wilson F. Cave (Sr.), age 77 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Annie; daughter Bonnie (Jim Sheehan); sons: Gordon (Judy) and Wilson (Beverly) of Mt. Pearl; also his grandchildren: Tammy (Philip Gough), Beverly (Danny Wiseman), Jimmy, Krista and Trevor; one great-granddaughter Madison. Also leaving to mourn his sisters and brothers, including special sister Violet (Alfred Thomas); as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. -12 noon Saturday. Funeral Service to take place 2 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to take place at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 14, 2002

CHEESEMAN, Hannah (nee O`Rielly) - Age 75 years. Passed peacefully away to her eternal reward on Monday, December 2, 2002 at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia. Predeceased by her husband Jim, (1997); son James (1986), and son-in-law Mike Barry (2000). Leaving to mourn with loving memories, daughters: Eleanor of Freshwater, Elizabeth (Diane & Brian) of Goose Bay, and son Michael (Hazel) of Alberta. Also leaving to mourn her sister Mary O`Keefe, Jerseyside; brother Mike O`Rielly, New Bedford, Mass. and other relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia, with funeral to follow on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia.
REST MOM, FOR YOU ARE NOW AT PEACE
December 03, 2002

CHEESEMAN, (O`RIELLY) HANNAH - Passed peacefully away to her eternal reward on Monday, December 2, 2002 at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia, Hannah Cheeseman (O`Rielly), age 75. Predeceased by her husband Jim (1997), son James (1986), and son-in-law Mike Barry (2000). Leaving to mourn with loving memories, daughters Eleanor of Freshwater, Elizabeth (Diane & Brian) of Goose Bay, and son Michael (Hazel) of Alberta and left with fond and precious memories is her grandson James Barry whom she loved and adored. Also leaving to mourn her sister Mary O`Keefe, Jerseyside, brother Mike O`Rielly, New Bedford, Mass. and other relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia, with funeral to follow on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at Holy Rosary Church, Freshwater at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia.
REST MOM, FOR YOU ARE NOW AT PEACE.
December 04, 2002

CHURCHILL, S. Isabel - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, S. Isabel Churchill of Bay Roberts, retired teacher, aged 65 years. Predeceased by her parents, William and Dorothy Jean Churchill; brother William Frederick (Elizabeth Annie Mae) Churchill. Leaving to mourn brother Winston Isaac Churchill; aunt Doris Churchill; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts with visitation 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral service on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, Bay Roberts. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 29, 2002

CHURCHILL, Miss S. Isabel - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 28, 2002, S. Isabel Churchill of Bay Roberts, aged 65 years, retired teacher of some 25 years. Predeceased by her parents William and Dorothy Jean Churchill, brother William Frederick (Elizabeth Annie Mae) Churchill. Leaving to mourn: brother Winston Isaac Churchill; Aunt Doris Churchill (nee Badcock); many nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Sunday and Monday 10-12, 2-5, 7-9:30 p.m., Tuesday 10-12 Noon. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the St. Matthew`s Anglican Cemetery, Bay Roberts. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 31, 2002

CHURCHILL, William George - Passed peacefully away on December 9, 2002 at Hoyles Escasoni Complex, William George Churchill of Portugal Cove, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his brothers Fred and Harold and sisters Edna and Fanny. Leaving to mourn wife Rita; children: Sam (Hessie), Lionel (Maxine), Loretta Dicks (Randy), Sharon Tucker (Noel), Lorne (Esther), BC, Barry and Corina (Robert); grandchildren: Kerry, Danielle, Dennis, Philip, Natasha, Christien, Lorranda, Lorne, Shannon, Stacy, Julie and Terry; great-grandchildren: Kendra, Kyle, Rachel and Jessica; sisters: Ethel and Gertrude and sisters-in-law Alice and Hattie as well as a large number of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Friday, December 13, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Bauline Line. As an expression of sympathy, friends or relatives may send flowers or make a charitable donation in his memory to St. Lawrence Anglican Church Fund.
"God Grant Him Eternal Peace"
December 11, 2002

COADY, Karen (Price) - Age 45. Passed peacefully away at her home on December 20, 2002 after a four-year courageous and valiant battle with breast cancer. Leaving to mourn her loving husband and soulmate Wayne; two loving daughters, Kristen and Leigh-ann; parents Arthur and Margaret Price; brothers, Gary (Yvonne), Tony (Maxine); two very special sisters, Cathy (Jim) and Dianne; mother-in-law Theresa Coady, predeceased by father-in-law Richard; also by numerous other friends, relatives and co-workers at the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Visitation at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Sunday, December 22, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Teresa`s, Mundy Pond, Monday, December 23, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Outer Cove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the patient care facility, H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or the Children`s Wish Foundation.
Sadly missed and lovingly remembered. She inspired all whom she encountered.
December 23, 2002

COBB, Ruby B. - The death of Ruby Bertha (Learning) Cobb, age 80, of Brookview Crescent, Saint John, wife of the late George E. Cobb, occurred on Sunday, December 22, 2002 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late George and Sarah (Hiscock) Learning. Ruby was an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd for many years. She is survived by son Lewis of Fredericton, step-sons George of Shediac, William (Ellie) of Langley, BC and Wallace of St. John`s, NF, three sisters Gladys (Herbert) Long, Florence Attwood, Rosalie Squires, two brothers Robert (Ruby) Learning all of St. John`s, NF, Arthur (Doris) Learning of Bedford, NS, sister-in-law Gail Learning of Winnipeg, MB, three step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends. Besides her husband and parents she was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Frederick and Allan. By request there will be no visiting. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 27, 2002 from the Church of Good Shepherd Manawagonish Road at 3:00 P.M. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donor`s choice. www.brenansfh.com
December 24, 2002

COFFEN, David Llewellyn - Passed peacefully away on December 18, 2002, in San Diego, CA, after a brief battle with cancer, age 63. Formerly of St. John`s. Predeceased by parents, Charles and Gertrude. Leaving to mourn wife Charlotte; daughter Kirsten Hillhouse (Brett), Baltimore, MD; son Charles (Chrianne), South Windsor, CT; grandson Alexander; three brothers: Robert (Angela), Mount Hope, Ont., Angus (Ruth), Sydney, NS and Bill (Mary), St. John`s; aunt, Pearl Daniels, Montreal. Cremation has taken place. Interment at a later date.
December 21, 2002

COLLINS, John Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit on December 15, 2002, John Joseph Collins of Placentia Junction, age 63 years, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Leaving to mourn wife, Effie of 33 years; daughter Jane Walsh (Ken); son Johnny (Sharon); two loving grandchildren, Shane Walsh and John Collins; sisters, Marie Ryan (Jack); Margaret Warr (Harold), Bernadette Collins, Noreen Russell (Fred), Elaine Metcalfe (Ford), St. John`s and the Avalon areas; brother William Collins, Prince George, B.C.; also a large number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne, on Tuesday, December 17 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, December 18 at 2 p.m. from St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, Whitbourne. No flowers by request.
"A BATTLE WELL FOUGHT"
December 16, 2002

COLLINS, Mary Augustine (nee MacDonald) - Age 88 years. Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on December 2, 2002, our precious mother, sister and friend. Predeceased by husband Edward (1990). Leaving to mourn, daughter, Marjorie at Placentia and daughter, Sheila (James) Howard of St. John`s; son, Edward of St. John`s and son, Robert (Val) of Edmonton, AB; brothers: Gus and George MacDonald of Corner Brook; sister-in-law, Rita Jacobs of Corner Brook. Also fondly remembered by grandchildren: Karen and Jeremy Coleman, Jason, Jaime and Kerry Howard, Tyler and Kyle Collins and many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia on December 3 from 2 to 10 p.m. and December 4 from 10 to 1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia.
December 03, 2002

CONNORS, Gerard Joseph - Nfld. Regiment and R.C.A.F. ret`d. Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Home on Sunday, December 8, 2002, age 78 years. Mourning Gerard`s passing but celebrating his life of caring and generosity are his wife of 49 years, Margaret (Carey); and their children, daughter, Sandra (Bram) Young; and sons, Gerard and Gary. Predeceased by his parents Timothy and Sylvia (Lake); his sisters, Elizabeth and Evangeline; and brother David; and mother-in-law Edith Bewhey. Also leaving to mourn, his sisters, May (Tom) Owens, Anne (Ed, dec.) McGovern, Patricia (Gene) Murphy; and brothers, John (Mary, dec.), Timothy (Patricia, dec.), Harold (Lillian), James (Betty, dec.), Patrick. Also special friend Theresa Reeves; and a huge number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Monday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 10, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Road on Wednesday, December 11 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his name to St. Teresa`s Parish.
December 10, 2002

CONNORS, James Gilbert - Nov. 14, 1920-Dec. 21, 2002. Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, James Connors (Sr.) aged 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Theresa (June, 1992). Left with fond and loving memories, daughter Barbara (John Whiteway); sons, Jim, Tom (Rhoda), Randy (Ingrid); grandchildren, Jamie (Trina), Jeff (Lei), Lori, Laura (Chris), Kelly (Barry), Kayla, Ashley, Peter, Michelle; two sisters, Elizabeth ZoBitz and Margaret Connors, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.; and other friends and relatives. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Saturday, December 21, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
December 22, 2002

CONWAY, Kathleen (nee Murphy) - Passed away peacefully at her residence in Sudbury, Ont., on December 28, 2002, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Dennis (Dinn) and son Dennis Jr. Left with fond and loving memories are: sisters: Mary Bennett and Anne Wilson, St. John`s; children: Estella (Doug Lilly) and Val (Mary), St. John`s, Margaret (Raymond Robidoux) and Jim (Debbie), Sudbury, Ont., Fred, Toronto, Ont., John (Andrea), Tampa, Florida and Irene (Jean Paradise), Concord, California. She also leaves ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and special friend Eileen. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Rexdale, Ont. and internment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Toronto, Ont. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Mental Health Association.
December 31, 2002

CRANN, Richard - Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on December 9, 2002, Richard Crann of Fair Haven age 64 years. Predeceased by parents Miriam & Caleb Crann and brother Freeman. Leaving to mourn with fond and joyful memories, his wife of 41 years Margaret; six children: Tony (Eileen), Sharon (Terry), Jackie (Rick), Keith (Charmaine), Perry and Trevor (Nikki); also leaving to mourn brothers Calvin, Baxter (Arrian), sisters Myrtle (Gerald), Daphne (Kevin), and sister-in-law Effie. He will be sadly missed by his five grandchildren: Terri, Tiffany, Brittany, Caleb & Ethan, plus a large circle of family and friends. Resting at the United Church, Fair Haven on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the United Church on Thursday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund. A very special thank you to Dr. Greenland and staff of the Health Science Centre, and Dr. Fowlow and staff of the Arnold`s Cove Clinic for all your kindness and support. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
"Be Still and Know That I Am God".
December 11, 2002

CRAWFORD, Margaret N. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital, on Tuesday, December 31, 2002, Margaret N. Crawford of Carbonear, age 81 years. Predeceased by husband David; parents, Samuel and Veronica Slade; granddaughter Michelle Griffiths; two brothers, David and Jim; sister, Mary Evans. Leaving to mourn two daughters, Mary (Jim) Southwell, Carbonear and Shirley (Kevin) Griffiths, Deep River, Ont.; seven sons, Peter (Cathy), Mississauga, Ont., David (Anna), Jim (Margaret) and Tom (Brenda), all of Carbonear, Bill (Darlene), Smiths Falls, Ont., Patrick Ruby, Carbonear, Sam (Debbie), Mississauga, Ont.; 21 grandchildren, Jim (Darlene), Paul (Jackie), Agnes (Leo), Lisa (Dwayne), David (Angie), Heather (Dennis), David (Samantha), Margaret (Robin), Peter Jr. (Kim), John (Rose), David Jr., Brian (Barbara), Noel (Crystal), Michael, Sean, Cherie (Derrick), Stephen, Trevor, Jennifer, Kristofor and Jessica; 15 great-grandchildren, Rebecca, Victoria, Alexander, Brittney, Matthew, Jessica, Andrew, Christopher, Braeden, Madelynn, Emily, Matthew, Hiliary, Jessie and Brady; three sisters, Josephine Drover, Carbonear, Helen (Will) Butt, Terracotta, Ont. and Angela (Fred) McCarthy, Carbonear; two brothers, Ambrose (Genevieve) Slade and Thomas Slade (Alice), both of Carbonear; sister-in-law Maude Slade, Carbonear; special friend Belle Johanson, Pictou, N.S.; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, Carbonear and from where the funeral will take place on Friday, January 3, 2002 at 10 a.m. Funeral mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation or to a charity of one`s choice. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
January 02, 2003

CRITCH, ELLIOT (Snow) Hilda M. - Passed peacefully away after a short illness in Hamilton General Hospital, Ont. age 50 years on December 10, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by loving father, John Snow (1981). Leaving to mourn her loving husband Victor; son Aaron; daughter Juanita; precious grandson Austin, all of Niagra Falls, Ont.; her loving mother Stella (Snow) Kelloway, NL; eight sisters: Mary (Bill Melee), Ont., Susan (Nick Stancheson), Ont., Carol (Ellie Smith), NS, Rosalind Granter (Harry), Janet (Dave Cranford), Daphne (Paul Batten), Helen Pearce, Bernice (Roger Nugent); three brothers: Henry (Dick) Snow (Marg), Ont., John Snow (Brenda), Ont., Gary Snow (Sheila), Ont.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncle and friends and relatives, both of NL and Ont. Memorial service to be held at St. Teresa`s Parish, Mundy Pond Road on Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m.
She lives with us in memory And will forevermore.
December 13, 2002

CRITCH, Harvey - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Pavilion, St. John`s on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Harvey Wilson Critch of Hant`s Hr., age 83 years. Veteran W.W. II Royal Navy, member first 200 volunteers. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife of 56 years, Naomi, Hant`s Hr.; son Harrison (Anita), Charlottetown, Bonavista Bay; daughters: Kathleen Chan (Kwai), Upper Gullies, Marilyn Soper (Edgar), Iqaluit and Aleta Osmond (Baxter), Calgary; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Irvin (Linda), Winterton; four sisters: Annie White, St. John`s, Audrey Reid (Armenius), Corner Brook, Winnifred Norris and Shirley Maddock, Hant`s Hr.; also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours 10:00 -12:00, 2:00 -5:00 and 7:00 -10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Winterton. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Hant`s Hr. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Mr. Critch`s memory may be made to the Parkinson`s Foundation of NL.
December 13, 2002

CROKE, Thomas - Passed peacefully away at his residence in St. Brendan`s on Saturday, December 28, 2002, Thomas Croke, age 89 years. Predeceased by his loving wife, Rita, April 1981. Leaving to mourn with many wonderful memories, his children, Theresa King (Joseph), Placentia, Loretta Ennis (James), Placentia, Hilda Murphy (Stephen), Keels, John (Joan), St. Brendan`s, Angela, Goulds, Anita Kelly (John), St. Brendan`s and Thomas (Marcella), St. John`s; grandchildren, Cindy, Jeff, Todd, Mike, Kelly Ann, Angie, Craig, Renee, Rita, Jillian, Scott, Brian, Darrell, Duane, Diana and Stephen; great-grandchildren, Mark, Liam and Taran; two brothers, Michael James and Joseph, St. John`s; sisters-in-law, Catherine Croke, Toronto, Angela Fleming, Torbay, and Ann Whelan, St. John`s; brother-in-law John Mackey, St. John`s; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at St. Gabriel`s Parish Church, St. Brendan`s. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, December 31, 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, St. Brendan`s.
December 30, 2002

CROFT, Mary E. (nee Walsh) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home in the presence of her family, on December 16, 2002, Mary Croft of Aquaforte, in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Edward. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughters: Isabelle Carlson (Bob), Dorothy Jackman (special friend Ed); sons: Raphael (Nellie), Edward (Rosemarie), Leonard (Arlene); also thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Jane Walsh of Fermeuse. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse, Tuesday, December 17th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fermeuse at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2002. Cremation to follow. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family would like to send a very special thank you to the staff of 3 West St. Patrick`s Mercy Home for the excellent care and compassion given our mother during her stay there.
"You will live in our hearts forever."
December 17, 2002

CURTIS, Stan - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, age 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine (Kitty Walsh, 1998). Leaving to mourn his sisters, Sr. Angela, Presentation Convent, and Anne (Bill) Battcock, St. John`s; brothers, Vincent (Joan), Toronto and Phonse (Judy-deceased), St. John`s; brothers-in-law, Fr. Ed Walsh and Walter (Lizzie) Walsh, St. John`s; sister-in-law Marion, St. John`s. Also leaving to mourn a very close friend John (Carmel) Bridge and a large circle of loving nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 7-10 p.m. and Monday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
December 16, 2002

CURTIS, Stan - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, age 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine (Kitty Walsh, 1998). Leaving to mourn his sisters: Sr. Angela, Presentation Convent, and Anne (Bill) Battcock, St. John`s; brothers: Vincent (Joan), Toronto and Phonse (Judy, deceased), St. John`s; brothers-in-law: Fr. Ed Walsh and Walter (Lizzie) Walsh, St. John`s; sister-in-law Marion, St. John`s. Also leaving to mourn a very close friend, John (Carmel) Bridge and a large circle of loving nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 7-10 p.m. and Monday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
December 17, 2002

CURTIS, Stan - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, age 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine (Kitty Walsh 1998), also his parents Thomas and Sarah, brother Patrick. Leaving to mourn his sisters: Sr. Angela, Convent, St. John`s, Anne (Bill) Battcock, St. John`s; brothers: Vincent (Joan), Toronto, Phonse (Judy deceased), St. John`s; brothers-in-law: Fr. Edward Walsh and Walter (Lizzie) Walsh, St. John`s; sister-in-law Marion (Patrick deceased) Curtis, Witless Bay, a very close friend John (Carmel) Bridge; many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral arrangements taken care by Caul`s Funeral Home, St. John`s. Mass from Corpus Christi Church. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
May he rest in peace
December 21, 2002

DAWE, Chester E. - At rest. Passed away at home on Monday, December 16, 2002, aged 98 years. Predeceased by his wife Phyllis Carson in October 1999. He leaves his daughters: Janet Gardiner and Sonia Dawe Ryan, and his beloved grandchildren Jane (Karol Mikulash), Susan (Brian Noseworthy) and Steven Gardiner, and Andrew (Kelly) and Matthew Ryan, as well as his great-grandson Peter John Mikulash, and nieces and nephews. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 18 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral at St. Thomas` Anglican Church at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 19. Following the funeral service, Mr. Dawe will be buried with his wife at the family plot in the church yard of St. John the Evangelist Church, Coley`s Point. Flowers gratefully declined. Contributions in memory may be made to the Vera Perlin Society, or St. Thomas` Anglican Church.
December 17, 2002

DEERING, Graham - Of Victoria, NL, (husband of Mary Deering), who passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL, on Wednesday, December 4, 2002. Mr. Deering was in his 75th year. He leaves to mourn his loving family, wife Mary Deering, Victoria; children: Fred (Sharron) Deering, Ontario, Mary Deering, Salmon Cove, Jean (Graham) Tilley, Nova Scotia; grandchildren: Erin Deering, Tabitha, Dianne and Christiaan Klomp, Lori and Walter Tilley; brother Tom (Gladys) Deering, Carbonear; sisters: Mary Colbourne, Carbonear, Dolly (Edward) Clarke, Carbonear, Elizabeth (Charles) Moore, St. John`s; a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: Carrie and Thomas Deering; brothers: Jordan and Jim Deering; sisters: Hazel Wareham, Carrie Lewis and Lottie May Crane. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade`s Funeral Home, Carbonear, NL from 10:30 to 12 noon, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2002 from the Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove, NL, followed by the interment at the Riverside United Church Cemetery, Salmon Cove, NL.. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to the Janeway Children`s Hospital. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Slade`s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear.
December 05, 2002

DOODY, Thomas Francis - Passed peacefully away at the Elizabeth Guest Home, Salmonier, St. Mary`s Bay, on December 18, 2002, Thomas Doody, of Admirals Beach, aged 74. Predeceased by wife Rita; parents, Albert and Catherine Doody; nephew Gerard Doody; parents-in-law, James and Mary Ellen Corcoran. Leaving to mourn his sad loss, two daughters: Geraldine and Barbara (Ronnie); one son Thomas Jr. (Joan); seven grandchildren: Lori, Colin, Cory, Barry, Raymond, Rodney and Edward; three brothers: Alphonsus (Helen), Joseph (Lillian), Albert (Frances); many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff of the Elizabeth Guest Home. Resting at Holy Rosary Church, Admirals Beach, Thursday, December 19, 2002 and Friday, December 20, 2002. Mass of Christian Burial at Church of the Holy Rosary, Admirals Beach on Friday, December 20, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, O`Donnells. Donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Don Gibbons Ltd. Funeral Service.
December 19, 2002

DOWNEY, Cyril Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, December 26th, 2002, Cyril J. Downey in his 86th year of Holyrood. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Gladys, his sons: Michael, Robert, David (Heather), his daughters: Colleen (Glen) Thistle, Christine (Allen) Pilotte, Elizabeth (Patrick) Carroll, his nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, his brothers: Gerry, Bernard, his sisters: Sr. Ligouri Downey, Christine, Marjorie, Theresa, also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, December 31th, 2002, following 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
"Loving memories last forever."
December 28, 2002

DOWNTON, Alice - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Center on Friday, December 27, 2002, aged 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Fred in 1992. Leaving to mourn her son Edward (Patricia); grandsons: Ernest and Robert; sister-in-law Marion Downton; niece Barbara Pike; nephew Herbert Reid; special friend Lois Downton, and a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, December 30, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to George Street United Church. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2002

DUKE, James - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, James Duke, aged 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Phyllis; son James (wife Cathy) of Calgary, Alberta; daughters: Barbara (Jim Lawrence), Calgary, Alberta, Patty (Don Boland), Paradise, NL, Maureen McCarthy, Mount Pearl, NL, Annette Duke (Paul Leslie), Dubai, UAE; brother Henry Conway, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; sisters: Eva McDonald, Grand Falls-Windsor, Blanche Jackman, North Sydney, N.S., Peg (Richard Maelot), Ohio, USA; grandchildren Jamie and Skye Lawrence, Lucus Hillier and Matthew Boland, Julie-Beth, Adam and Evan McCarthy and Philip and Patrick Duke; plus a circle of family and friends. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander, 2-4 & 7-9 Friday. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 21st from St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Gander with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Duke`s memory can be made to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
December 20, 2002

DUNNE, William Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, William Joseph Dunne, 84 years, son of Patrick and Annie (Barry). Predeceased by loving wife Mary in 1973; also sisters Ellen (Morgan), Agnes (O`Keefe), Frances (Dunne), Mary (Dunne); brothers, Harold, Edward and Ronald. Left with loving memories, sisters, Dorothy (O`Flarety), Kathleen (Pilgrim); brother Jim; sons, Raymond, Edward (Kitchener), William Jr. (Calgary); daughters, Barbara (Clarence Abbott), Joan (Russell Dodge), Delores (Eric Learning); best friend and son-in-law Eric (Rick) Learning. Three special sisters-in-law, Margaret Simmons, Rita Dunne, Rose Dunne. Seventeen grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; special friend of many years, Louise Reddy. Also large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. All his fishing buddies. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Donations can be made to a charity of one`s choice. Funeral mass at Corpus Christi Church on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
"Always Remembered Willie"
December 09, 2002

DWYER, James Patrick - Passed peacefully away on December 17, 2002 at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home, James Patrick Dwyer, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn his four sons: Patrick (Nora), Charlie (Betty), Edmond (Peggy) and Ed; four daughters: Mary, Joyce, Marion (Tom) and Shirley (Mike); one sister Rose Kennedy; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and friend Julie Dixon; as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 19, 2002

EVANS, Elizabeth (Beth) - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, age 69 years. Predeceased by her mother and father Isabel and James Gorman; sister Kay; brothers: Art, Les, Alec, Gerald. Leaving to mourn son Patrick Blake; grandchildren: Blake and Nicholas, and their mother Kim; sisters: Elsie, Jean, Mame (Dave); brother Robert; very special friend John Dooley; special family members, Rick, Doug, Brenda, Allison; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral service on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 06, 2002

EVANS, Robert - Passed away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Sunday, December 8, 2002, Robert Evans, formerly of Grand Bank, in his 85th year. Predeceased by brothers, Philip, Joseph, Oscar, Simeon; and sisters, Caroline, Sarah and Rosie. Leaving to mourn sons, Maurice (wife Heather) and Frederick (wife Edith); grandsons, Robert, Andrew, Philip and Elliot; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd. from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being graciously accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Innocents Tower Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 09, 2002

EVANS, Capt. Robert - Passed away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Sunday, December 8, 2002, Robert Evans, formerly of Grand Bank, in his 85th year. Predeceased by his wife Annie May; brothers, Philip, Joseph, Oscar, Simeon; and sisters, Caroline, Sarah and Rosie. Leaving to mourn sons, Maurice (wife Heather) and Frederick (wife Edith); grandsons, Robert, Andrew, Philip and Elliot; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd. from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being graciously accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Innocents Tower Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 10, 2002

EVANS-HARLICK, Mary Susan - Died tragically in St. John`s on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Mary Evans, aged 24 years. Leaving to mourn husband Michael Harlick; her darling children: Amena and Akira; her loving mom and dad, Kate and Tony Evans; brothers: Mark (Heather), Toronto and Cormac (fiancée Pricia), Kingston; niece Emma; father and mother-in-law Leo and Stephanie Harlick; brothers-in-law: Tim and Chris, and extended family in Ireland and England; other relatives and many caring, loving friends. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive relatives and friends at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with private inurnment to follow. In recognition of Mary`s contribution to the Community Food Sharing Organizations, donations in her memory may be made to the Community Food Sharing Association.
December 17, 2002

EVANS, Viola - Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 22, 2002, Viola Evans, aged 87 years. Predeceased by her infant son Douglas. Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 63 years Thomas; sons, Stan (Marie), Don (Joanne), Robert (Jeanette), Jerry and Ed (Cathy); daughters, Doris Squires (Ben), Winnipeg, Ruby Mackey (Ron), and Marian Burry (Roger); 24 beloved grandchildren; and 14 cherished great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn, sisters, Agnes Brown, Myrtle Hudson (Charles), Ethel Hall, Alma Murphy (George), Bertha Moore, and Grace Sears (Ray); brothers, Levi Strugnell and Percy Strugnell (Violet); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially family friends Rose Ann Evans and Mandy Evans. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 23, 2002

FIFIELD, John (Jack) S. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, December 3, 2002, in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his brother Alfred (Bud), brother-in-law Patrick Oliver and sisters-in-law: Mary Doyle and Margaret Hynes. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife of 47 years, Theresa (nee Oliver); children: John (Bernadette), Elizabeth Kearney and Maureen Oliver (Rob); grandchildren: Allison and Amy Fifield; Christina, John and Patrick Kearney; Stephen and Bethany Oliver; sister Margaret Flynn; brother Edward (Marie); sisters-in-law: Angela Fifield, Kay Finn (Frank) and Bernadette Oliver; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 5, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 04, 2002

FINLAY, Mary Ellen - Passed peacefully away at her home in St. Shott`s on Monday, December 16, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer in the presence of her devoted family, Mary Ellen Finlay, age 75 years. Predeceased by her parents William and Gertrude Finlay and brother Patrick. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, her loving husband of 48 years, Bernard; four daughters: Doreen Hayward (Gerard), Linda Wood (John), Loretta Molloy (Jim), Jean Pennell (Hughie); four sons: Ron (Phyllis), Roy (Ellen), Bernie, Keith (Darlene); one sister, Carmel Coombs (Phonse); fourteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Fatima Funeral Home in St. Shott`s. Visitation Tuesday, December 17, 2002 from 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 18, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Fatima Church, St. Shott`s Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
December 17, 2002

FITZGERALD, John Mike - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Trepassey on Monday, December 30, 2002, John Mike Fitzgerald, aged 81 years. Predeceased by his parents: Amelia and Denis; his brothers: Patrick and Fred; his sisters: Lena, Mary, Nettie, Ita and Theresa. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his sister-in-law Bride Fitzgerald; seventeen nieces and nephews; forty-five grand-nieces and nephews, and a large circle of friends. Will be sadly missed by special niece Patsy. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Trepassey from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 11 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Interment to follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Trepassey. "Still Searching for Barney"
January 02, 2003

FLEMING, Ita - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, December 12, 2002 at St. Clare`s Hospital, Ita Fleming of St. Vincent`s, S.M.B., in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband John, 1998; infant daughter Edna, 1935; son Frank (Earl), 1999; parents John and Rose Hayward; sister Theresa Fleming and brothers: Leonard, Raymond and Joseph. Leaving to mourn and celebrate her life are five daughters: Lillian (Joe Parrott), Imelda Critch, Carmel (Joe Whitty), Ethel (Greg Davis), London, Ont., Caroline, St. John`s; seven sons: Christopher, Joseph (Collette), St. Vincent`s, Vincent, St. John`s, John (Marrion), Stephenville, Ed (Joan), London, Ont., Sylvester (Susan), Calgary, Gary (Paula), Gaskiers; daughter-in-law Cathy, St. John`s; thirty grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; brothers: Ron (Helen), Clar (Ruth), Walter; sisters-in-law: Mary Curtis, Lucy Hayward, Marge Hayward. She will be sadly missed by a large circle of relatives and close friends, especially Vonnie Neville and her caretakers at Neville`s Seniors Home, St. Mary`s. Remains resting at Stamp`s Funeral Home, St. Vincent`s, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. -9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, St. Vincent`s, Monday, December 16th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow R.C. Cemetery, St. Vincent`s.
And while she lies in peaceful sleep, Her memory we shall always keep.
December 14, 2002

FRAIZE, Roy W. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, St. John`s on Monday, December 23, 2002, Roy W. Fraize of Carbonear, age 91 years. Predeceased by first wife Dorcas, second wife Fronie and brother Cecil. Leaving to mourn one daughter: Florence (Wayne) Reid, Lethbridge, AB; one son: Wayne (Gladys), Toronto, ON; two step-daughters: Ivy P. (Albert) King and Hilda Grace (Aemore 'Mose') Skanes, both of Cambridge, ON; three step-sons: Al (Pearl) Stone, Corner Brook, Gerald (Joan) Harney, Kitchener, ON and Ralph (Linda) Harney, Cambridge, ON; five grandchildren: Tonya, Melissa, Doneka, Christa and Chad; six great-grandchildren; one sister: Jean (Clayton) Blackmore, St. John`s; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR, until 12:00 noon Thursday, December 26. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel and Cemetery, Carbonear. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel, Carbonear. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 24, 2002

FREAKE, Ephraim - Passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on December 25, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, Ehpraim Freake, age 84 years, WWII Veteran (Royal Navy). Predeceased by his wife Pearl (1970). Left to mourn his brother Peter (wife Margaret); daughter Sheila; son Barry (wife Eileen, much loved grandson David); daughter Christine (husband Douglas Chatman). Special niece Lorraine Ross (Colorado, U.S.A.). Many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Thursday from 7-9 p.m., and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, December 28, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson Society.
December 27, 2002

FREAKE, Ephraim - Passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on December 25, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, Ephraim Freake, age 84 years, WWII Veteran (Royal Navy). Predeceased by his wife Pearl (1970). Left to mourn his brother Peter (wife Margaret); daughter Sheila; son Barry (wife Eileen, much loved grandson David); daughter Christine (husband Douglas Chatman); special niece Lorraine Ross (Colorado, U.S.A.); many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 7- 9 p.m., and Friday from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, December 28, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson Society.
December 28, 2002

FREEMAN, Gertrude Alma (nee Reccord) - Passed peacefully away at St. Luke`s Home, Gerty Freeman, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband William and grandson Paul Jr. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Sadie Beatrice Boonhower (Leonard) Michigan, U.S. and Mary H. Boonhower (George), Standbridge East, Quebec; three sons: Paul D. Freeman (Gerine), Pictou, N.S., George of St. John`s and Bryan W. (Margie), London, ON; sister Jessie Randell, St. Luke`s Home; brother Douglas Reccord, Grand Falls-Winsor; step-sister Julia Gilman (Arnold), Quebec; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren as well as the residents and staff at St. Luke`s Home. At Gerty`s request, cremation has taken place. No visitation. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Luke`s Chapel, Road Deluxe. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke`s Home or a charity of one`s choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell`s Funeral Home.
December 21, 2002

FREEMAN, Gertrude Alma (nee Reccord) - Passed peacefully away at St. Luke`s Home, Gerty Freeman, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband William and grandson Paul Jr. Leaving to mourn two daughters, Sadie Beatrice Boonhower (Leonard) Michigan, U.S. and Mary H. Boonhower (George), Standbridge East, Quebec; three sons, Paul D. Freeman (Gerine), Pictou, N.S., George of St. John`s and Bryan W. (Margie), London, Ont.; sister Jessie Randell, St. Luke`s Home; brother Douglas Reccord, Grand Falls-Winsor; step-sister Julia Gilman (Arnold), Quebec; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren as well as the residents and staff at St. Luke`s Home. At Gerty`s request, cremation has taken place. No visitation. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke`s Chapel, Road Deluxe. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke`s Home or a charity of one`s choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell`s Funeral Home.
December 22, 2002

GAMBIN, Florence (nee Lake) - Passed peacefully away at Placentia Health Care Centre, December 17, 2002, after a courageous battle with cancer, in the presence of her devoted family. Florence Gambin, age 84 years, Jerseyside, Placentia, formerly of Clattice Harbour, South West, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by her loving husband Cornelius (1987), step-daughter Mary Gambin-Greene (1971). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons: Dan (Cecilia), Leo (Julia), Cornelius (Madeline), John (Anita); daughters: Matilda (Frank Traverse), Imelda (Bill Bailey), Winnie (Ed Barry), all residing in Placentia, Veronica (Ron Grover), Burke, V.A., also lovingly remembered by 34 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren and their families. As well, sister Veronica (Mike Conners), Placentia; brother John Lake, South East Bight, Placentia Bay; sisters-in-law: Jane Gambin, Placentia, and Mary Lake, Mount Pearl; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation Thursday, December 19, 2002 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place Friday, December 20, 2002 at 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in her loving memory.
"Mom, you have eliminated our path through this life... Your light continues to shine."
December 19, 2002

GIANNOU, Theodore Ernest (Ted) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, December 30, 2002, Ted Giannou, aged 81 years. Predeceased by his sister Penelope Wilansky and brother George Giannou. Lovingly remembered by his wife Marguerite; son Bruce (Jackie); daughter Karen (Ted Laurentius); grandchildren: Tim Giannou (Jasper, Alberta) and Mike Giannou; step-grandchildren: Erica and Ted Laurentius; brother Douglas (Betty) in Dartmouth, NS and sisters-in-law: Marie Giannou and Jessie Bartlett in St. John`s. Also a wide circle of family and friends. At Ted`s request, cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 7- 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2- 4 and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the General Hospital Health Foundation, to whom the family will be eternally grateful.
December 31, 2002

GIBBONS, William F. - Aged 70 years and eight months. With the heart of a lion and the twinkle still in his eye, family and friends surrounded our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother as he went willingly into the Arms of God. Not mourning Bill`s passing, but celebrating his life of caring and generosity are his wife of 49 years, Madeline (Hibbs); his sons: Leonard (Karen), Geoffrey (Dawn); his daughter Michelle and special son-in-law Garth Jones and Poppy`s pride and joy Liam Geoffrey Gibbons; brother Edwin Sr. (Margaret); sisters: Flora (Cyril) Quinton, Ida Sparkes, Georgina White (ON) and their families; special sister-in-law Alma Gladney and her family; special brother-in-law Hubert Hibbs and his daughter Diane (Kiattiyos) Buranasajja; his good buddies Lewis Skinner, Leonard Greeley, Ray and Edwin Churchill; neighbour and good friend Susie Greeley. He will also be missed by his caregivers Geoff, John, Harold and David. At Bill`s request, cremation has already taken place. Visitation at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2- 10 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. on Saturday, and from 10 a.m.- 12 noon on Sunday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2002 from Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery on Bauline Line, Portugal Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill`s memory can be made to the Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove or to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Ever Loved, Never Forgotten"
December 06, 2002

GILLETT, Geoffrey L.M. - (1926 - 2002). Passed peacefully away on December 15, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. Predeceased by his parents Frederick and Cynthia and brother Gerald. Leaving to mourn his wife, Antonia (nee Hutton); children: Elizabeth, Frederick (Stephan), Moya, Sean (Linda) and Sheila; nine grandchildren; sister Jeanne Alliban. At Geoffrey`s request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place in Toronto at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinsons Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell`s Funeral Home.
December 17, 2002

GLADNEY, Francis J. - Passed peacefully away at his home on Friday, December 06, 2002, Francis Gladney, WWII Veteran, British Royal Navy, retired Firefighter, age 81 years. Predeceased by his sons: Martin and Michael; granddaughter Danila; son-in-law Dan Kennedy; sisters: Marie O`Keefe, Elizabeth Gladney, Angela Privitera, Jean Gladney; brothers-in-law: William Kuehn, Leonard Privitera and Michael O`Keefe; nephew Don Pietras; parents: Martin and Gertrude Gladney. Leaving to mourn his wife, Rita (Hynes); eight daughters: Maureen Rose (John), Leona Rosabian (Larry), Rita O`Leary (Tom), Marie Gladney (Tommy), Carolann Kennedy, Catherine Gladney (Wilson), Angela Butler (Ron), Elizabeth Eddy (Daryl); one son, Phillip; sister Gertrude Kuehn, California; nineteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 9, 2002, at a time to be announced from Holy Rosary Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow at the Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
December 07, 2002

GLADNEY, Francis J. - Passed peacefully away at his home on Friday, December 6, 2002, Francis Gladney, WWII Veteran, British Royal Navy, retired Firefighter, age 81 years. Predeceased by his sons: Martin and Michael; granddaughter Danila; son-in-law Dan Kennedy; sisters: Marie O`Keefe, Elizabeth Gladney, Angela Privitera, Jean Gladney; brothers-in-law: William Kuehn, Leonard Privitera and Michael O`Keefe; nephew Don Pietras; parents: Martin and Gertrude Gladney. Leaving to mourn his wife, Rita (Hynes); eight daughters: Maureen Rose (John), Leona Rosabian (Larry), Rita O`Leary (Tom), Marie Gladney (Tommy), Carolann Kennedy, Catherine Gladney (Wilson), Angela Butler (Ron), Elizabeth Eddy (Daryl); one son, Phillip; sister Gertrude Kuehn, California; nineteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 9, 2002, at 11 a.m. from Holy Rosary Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow at the Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 08, 2002

GORMAN, J.C. (Cliff) P.Eng., N.L.S. - Corner Brook, Nfld. Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 7, 2002, surrounded by his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, Nfld., James Clifford Gorman at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, loving wife Eileen (McKenna); sons, Joe (special friend Nadine Roche), St. John`s, Nfld., Sean (Margie), Yellowknife, N.W.T., Mike (Margie), Corner Brook, Nfld.; and daughter Claire, Corner Brook, Nfld.; grandchildren, Joel, Allison, Jen, Carter, Angie, Shawna and Sarah; sisters, Frances (Alex Molnar), Lethbridge, Alta., and Therese Donahue, Cornwall, P.E.I.; brother Jimmie (Noah), South Melville, P.E.I.; and sister-in-law Marjorie, Orleans, Ont.; 19 nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cliff was predeceased by his parents Joseph Emmett Gorman and Vera Trainor; brothers, Louis and Basil and brother-in-law Jack Donahue. Visitation will take place from Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark`s Ave. on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service on Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Officiated by Fr. Gale, from where Cliff will be transferred to Kelly`s Cross, P.E.I. with visitation on Wednesday, December 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the family home, South Melville, P.E.I. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Kelly`s Cross on Thursday, December 19 at 2 p.m., officiated by Fr. Ralph McQuaid, followed by interment at St. Joseph`s Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre`s Funeral Home, Corner Brook, Dawson`s Funeral Home, Crapaud, P.E.I. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our Web site www.fillatre.ca
December 09, 2002

GORMAN, J.C. (Cliff) P.Eng., N.L.S. - Corner Brook, NL. Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 7, 2002, surrounded by his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, NL., James Clifford Gorman at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, loving wife Eileen (McKenna); sons, Joe (special friend Nadine Roche), St. John`s, NL., Sean (Margie), Yellowknife, N.W.T., Mike (Margie), Corner Brook, NL.; and daughter Claire, Corner Brook, NL.; grandchildren, Joel, Allison, Jen, Carter, Angie, Shawna and Sarah; sisters, Frances (Alex Molnar), Lethbridge, Alta., and Therese Donahue, Cornwall, P.E.I.; brother Jimmie (Norah), South Melville, P.E.I.; and sister-in-law Marjorie, Orleans, Ont.; 19 nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cliff was predeceased by his parents Joseph Emmett Gorman and Vera Trainor; brothers, Louis and Basil and brother-in-law Jack Donahue. Visitation will take place from Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark`s Ave. on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service on Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Officiated by Fr. Gale, from where Cliff will be transferred to Kelly`s Cross, P.E.I. with visitation on Wednesday, December 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the family home, South Melville, P.E.I. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Kelly`s Cross on Thursday, December 12 at 2:30 p.m., officiated by Fr. Ralph McQuaid, followed by interment at St. Joseph`s Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre`s Funeral Home, Corner Brook, Dawson`s Funeral Home, Crapaud, P.E.I. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through ourWeb site www.fillatre.ca
December 10, 2002

GOSS, Arleen Ann - Passed peacefully away at home on December 10, 2002, age 40, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by infant nephew Garret Goss. Beloved daughter of Al and Laura Goss; sister of Lynn Wade (Gerry), Geralyn Hansford (Howie) and brothers: Glenn (Peg), all of St. John`s, NL and Ken of Windsor, ON; her adored nieces and nephews: Erika and Samantha Hansford, Allison and Zachary Wade, and Benjamin Goss; cherished friends Phil and Jan Bastow and son Mark of Toronto. Arleen`s cancer was the greatest challenge of her life but she faced it head-on and never gave up to the bitter end. her hope for over five and one half years gave her the strength to continue the work of her passion, first as a defense lawyer in the firm Stern & Goss and for the last five years as Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario. The family would like to express our appreciation and thanks to all who cared for Arleen during her roller coaster journey, especially her family physician, Dr. W. Olscheski; Dr. Malcolm Moore, her kind and compassionate oncologist at Princess Margaret Hospital; Dr. Robert Mustard, senior surgeon at St. Michael`s Hospital; the amazing Dr. Carole Swallow and her assistant Dr. M. Husain of Mount Sinai Hospital; Dr. Mike Robinette of Toronto General Hospital - a true "Dream Team", as Arleen often referred to them. To the amazing nursing managers, Marcia McLeod of Princess Margaret Hospital and Leah Jamnicky of Toronto General Hospital - thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all that you did. To Dr. Patrick O`Shea who stepped in at home with the same caring and compassion, thank you. To John McMahon of the Ontario Attorney General`s Office, Rob Clark and her colleagues and staff at the Crown`s Scarborough Office - you were there every step of the way, showing so much love, concern and understanding and providing outstanding assistance - our thanks. We will never forget her amazing "Positive Vibes" group, with members located throughout the world - those constant e-mails, letters, flowers, phone calls and visits truly sustained her during the long and difficult period. Also, to Arleen`s friends who took up a personal challenge when she needed help to meet hers, thank you. To her Memorial University B.Comm. Class of `84 - our heartfelt thanks for your extraordinary kindness. To Rob Hyndman and his family, former law partner Paul Stern, and mentor John Campion, sincerest thanks. To the rest of her friends in Toronto whom we had the pleasure of knowing we can never thank you enough for all you did for Arleen and the entire family. We will cherish the memories of your friendship and kindness. To Fr. Gerry Whitty and the parishioners of Mary, Queen of Peace Parish in St. John`s, especially the morning prayer group, our thanks for your continued prayers over the past five years. To the extended family and friends of the Goss family in St. John`s and area, God love you all for picking up the torch upon our return home and for helping to make our burden easier to carry. Thank you. Arleen will be resting at Caul`s Funeral home, 84 LeMarchant Road, St. John`s. Visitation Thursday and Friday, December 12 and 13 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Mary Queen of Peace, Torbay Road, St. John`s on Saturday, December 14 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Princess Margaret Hospital or to the Palliative Care Unit, Miller Centre, Forest Road, St. John`s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
December 12, 2002

GOSSE, William (Bill) George - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, William George Gosse, age 84 years, of Portugal Cove. Predeceased by parents John and Elizabeth; and daughter Daphne. Leaving to mourn loving wife of 64 years, Winnifred (Winnie); five sons: Bass (Thelma), Jack (Joan), NB, Bob (Marie), Boyd (Barbara), NS, Barry (Jackie), St. John`s; eight daughters: Doreen Jackman (Peter), Toronto, Violet Stanley (Harold), Trouty, Joan Purcell (Ted), NS, Judy Stapleton (Tom), St. Thomas`, NL, Donna Hill (Ron), NS, Brenda Byrne (Doug), NS, Sandra Gosse (special friend Rick), St. John`s, Anna Lafreniere (Gilbert), NS; 33 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Randolph and Merle; three sisters: Gladys, Eva and Juanita; as well as a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service will be held from Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove on Friday, December 20, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the United Cemetery, Bauline Line. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove.
December 18, 2002

GOUGH, Edward P. (Ted) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, December 1, 2002, Edward Gough, age 87 years. Ted was a lifetime member of the R.C.A.F. - 150 Wing. Predeceased by his wife Barbara (1989). Giving thanks for his life of love and service are son Don (Olive); daughter Sheila; grandson George; brother Gerard (Hilda), New York; sister-in-law Sister Mary Aquinas Hicks, St. John`s. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
"EVER LOVED, NEVER FORGOTTEN."
December 02, 2002

GREEN, Catherine (Murphy) - Died December 30, 2002 in Tacoma, Washington, Catherine (Murphy) Green of Tacoma, formerly of St. John`s, aged 71. Predeceased by her brothers Jim and Gerald. Leaving to mourn her husband, Gary, three daughters, two sons and 11 grandchildren. Also lovingly remembered by her three sisters, Margaret Grace (Vincent, decreased) Bernie (Edward Murphy) and Mary (Tom Howley - Ontario), her brother, Walter (Rita - Florida) and her nephews and nieces in St. John`s and other parts of Canada. The funeral will take place in Tacoma on January 8th, 2003.
January 04, 2003

GREEN, Wallace C. - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, Wallace Green in Mississauga, Ont., formerly of Chance Cove, T.B., in his 88th year. Predeceased by his first wife Elizabeth and brother William. Leaving to mourn his wife Priscilla in Mississauga, sons: John (Ina), Kenneth Brace (Sheila) in St. John`s and Philip Brace (Vera) in Lewisporte, step-son Lloyd Drodge (Sandra) in Mississauga, sister Melita of Oakville and brother George of Oshawa. Also, twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in Newfoundland and Ontario. Remains resting at Lee`s Funeral Home, 258 Queen St. S., Mississauga. Funeral services 11:00 am Sunday, December 22nd. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 20, 2002

GREENE, Thomas V. - Deer Lake (formerly of Placentia), WWII Veteran - 166th Royal Newfoundland Artillery. Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, December 30, 2002, age 88 years. Leaving to mourn, sons: Gerald, Australia, Patrick and George (Sharon), Edmonton, AB, Larry, London, ON., daughters: Anna, Vancouver, BC, Maureen, Long Island, New York, Cecelia, St. John`s, and Carmelita (George Morgan), Deer Lake; nine grandchildren: Cheryl, Michelle, Megan, Andrea, Desi, Vincent, Timothy, Evan and Alicia; one great-grandchild, Jacob; sister: Sr. Clarence Greene, Framingham, MASS; sisters-in-law: Sr. Carmelita Power, Peru, Lena Cunningham (Stuart), Annandale, VA and Julie Greene (Brian), Point Verde, Placentia. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2003 and 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2003. Funeral Service will take place at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Father Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one`s choice.
December 31, 2002

GRIFFITHS, William - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Sunday, December 8, 2002 in the presence of his loving family, William John Griffiths, age 71 years (former CN Marine employee). Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 50 years, Joan (nee Guest); two sons: Bill (Rhonda), Calgary, Alberta, Don (friend Dora).; one daughter, Deborah (Mike Spurrell); eight grandchildren: D.J., Kerry, Curtis, Joshua, Chelsea, Christopher, Brittany and Kyle; sisters: Mary (Tom Lawlor), Elizabeth (Jack Hogan), Kay (Tom Saunders) of California; sisters-in-law: Phyllis Earle and Gert Griffiths as well as a large number of relatives and friends. "We will always remember and love you". Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service to take place 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Safely Home in Heaven at last"
December 10, 2002

HAGERTY, Michael Francis - Passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2002, at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital after a brief illness, Michael Francis Hagerty, of Kilbride, formerly of Claresholme, Alberta, age 70 years. Predeceased by his wife Margaret; brother Bill; sister Sue Ennis; daughter-in-law Heather (Chafe); brothers-in-law: Harry Ennis, Bob Ryan and John Walsh; sisters-in-law: Catherine (Ryan) Clarke and Livinia (Lane) Ryan. Leaving to mourn five sons: Brian (Cherrilynn) of Calgary, Alberta, Greg (Claudine) of Kilbride, Dave (Juanita) of Kamloops, BC, Mike (Sharon) of Calgary, Alberta and Tim (Clara) of Calgary, Alberta; two brothers: Joe (Kay) of Kilbride and Bart of Kilbride; thirteen grandchildren: Chelsea, Cullen, Stephen, Neil, Liam, Meaghan, Sheehan, Brennan, Keiron, Julia, Chantal, Cassandra and Brett; five brothers-in-law: Mike Ryan (Dot), Gerry Ryan (Pat), Joe Ryan (Shirley), Jim Ryan (Mary), Tom Ryan (Betty); four sisters-in-law: Kay Hagerty, Mary Walsh, Sr. Calista Ryan, and Lena Chafe (Percy); special friend Phil McGrath; also a large number of nieces, nephews, and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday, December 23, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday, December 24, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and on Thursday, December 26, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 27, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Kilbride. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Lung Association.
December 24, 2002

HALE, Gordon - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Veteran`s Pavillion on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 surrounded by his devoted wife and family, Gordon James John Hale, aged 84 years. Predeceased by mother Rita (nee Bown); father Frederick; and sister Mae Dove. Leaving to celebrate his long life, wife Vida (nee Head); sons, Jim (Marilyn) of Kelligrews, Gary (Lynn) of Calgary, Ian (Janet) of St. John`s and Doug (Karen) of Portugal Cove; grandchildren, David and Jo-Anne, Michael, Jordon and Alexander, Tyler and Jenna; also brother-in-law Ple Dove; sister-in-law Valva Head; and step-sisters Claris Watton and Muriel Saunders. Born February 22, 1918, Gordon grew up in Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay. He proudly served in the Royal Navy from July 27, 1940 until April 17, 1946 after which he attended Memorial University where he obtained his electrical apprenticeship diploma. As a journeyman electrician, Gordon worked on projects from Bay d`Espoir to Resolute and retired from Memorial University in 1983. His retirement years were spent enjoying the company of his fellow pool and card players, most recently those at his home in The Bristol. Special thanks to the Veteran`s Pavillion staff for their excellent care and friendship in the last months of his life. Also, fond memories and special thanks to his many friends in Comfort Cove. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 329 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday. Funeral service to take place 2 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment in the Field of Honour, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guestbook.
January 02, 2003

HANN, Allan A. - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 26, 2002, at his residence, Long Pond, Allan A. Hann, aged 76 years, formerly of Harbour Buffett. Leaving to mourn his sad loss wife Sylvia; two daughters: Doris (Jim Power), Edna (Bill Hyde); two sons: Mervyn (Shelly) and Gordon (Lily); six grandchildren: David and Jennifer Power (friend Aaron Whitten), Billy and Andrew Hyde, Griffin and Josh Hann; one sister Edna Chaytor, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral from All Saints Church, Foxtrap at 1 p.m. Sunday. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Church Road. In lieu of flowers, donations kindly accepted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 28, 2002

HARRIS, Isabel - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 after a short illness in the presence of her loving family, Isabel Harris of Markland, NL., in her 91st. year. Predeceased by her first husband William Cook, her second husband Leroy Harris, and her daughter Bernice. Leaving to mourn sons: George Cook (Pearl), David Cook (Amelia), Markland; eight grandchildren: Debbie Tracey (Gary), Brenda Cook (Bob), Cathy Cook (Rick), Billy, Glen Cook (Daphne), Grant Cook all of St. John`s, Elaine Wrice (Wayne), Burin, Sharon Bell (Ian), Pasadena; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Richards (Elwood), Sue Mitchell, Doris Harris, St. John`s, Mary Harris, Markland, Allison Harris, Whitbourne; brother-in-law, Ron Harris, Scotland; also many devoted friends throughout the Province. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation: Monday, Dec. 2 from 2-10 p.m., Tuesday, 10 am - 12 pm. Funeral to take place from St. John the Baptist Church, Whitbourne, Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Whitbourne. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Christ Church, Markland.
December 03, 2002

HEFFORD, Maisie Florence (nee Thorne) - Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002 of Dunville, P.B. Age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Frederick; brothers, Harvey and Levi Thorne. Leaving to mourn, four sons, Charlie (Rose), Llewelyn (Glenys), Frederick (Barbara), Frank (Carmelita); grandchildren, Charlotte Hefford, Carl (Bill) Hefford, Sherry Lapointe (Frank), Chad Hefford, Chris Hefford, Renee Hefford, Bradley Hefford; great-grandchildren Alicia Hefford Power, Stephen Lapointe, Brandon Lapointe, Alanna Hickey; brother Llewelyn Thorne and wife Elizabeth; sister-in-law Gertie Thorne; a number of other relatives and friends. Especially the residents and staff at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia. Resting at Coombs` Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral service to take place 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at Grace United Church, Dunville, P.B. Interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery, New Harbour. Donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Cards are available at the Funeral Home.)
December 09, 2002

HELLIER, Robert (Bob) Morris - Passed away after a courageous struggle, in his 76th year, on December 16, 2002. Left to mourn, Rea, his loving wife of 56 years; children: Gloria, Janice, Debbie, Robert and Tamara; sons-in-law: Carl Brown, Keith Wallace, Kevin Pike and Kim Neilsen; 13 grandchildren: Carla, Tracy, Kraig, Stuart, Rea, Danny, Mandy, Amber, Declan, Rory, Kiel, Kayla and Kristen; brothers: Baxter (Phyllis), Gilbert; sister Joy; brothers and sisters-in-law: Orlando (Emily), Alma, Beatrice, Albert, Hilda (Jim) and a large circle of family and friends. Army World War II, 1944 - 1945. Arrived Gander July 1947, employed Signals (Aeradio) for 21 years, agent for "The Cooperators" - 21 years. During his 55 years in Gander in addition to building a home and raising a family, Bob was actively engaged in almost every facet of life in the growing community including Church, Legion, Masonic, Orange Lodge and education. Member Gander Branch #8 Royal Canadian Legion, Branch President 1984 -1986, awarded "Certificate of Merit" and "Life membership" by Dominion Command. Involved in Church since days of "Community Chapel" on airport. Chaired Fraser Road United Board of Management - 1983, 1984 and 1988. Chair or Board member Gander Consumers Coop Society for 17 years. Involved in Education at local and provincial level for 25 years. President, Regional and Provincial Association School Tax Authority, Association Integrated School Board of Newfoundland Chair /Secretary Terra Nova Integrated School Board for 12 years. Past Worshipful Master Gander Lodge #16, Grand Lodge of Newfoundland and Labrador. Past Worshipful Master Clarenville Lodge #23 GLNL. Past Worshipful Master Unity Lodge GLNL, District Deputy Grand Master District #3 GLNF. Awarded "Order Meritorious Service" Medal by Grand Lodge Most Excellent High Priest - Arklie Chapter #25 Grand Chapter Nova Scotia Royal Arch Masons. Awarded "The Joseph Conway Brown" medallion by Grand Chapter Nova Scotia for Meritorious Service. Grand High Priest Grand Chapter Nova Scotia with jurisdiction over PEI and Nfld. On formation of Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Nfld. held office of Grand King then Grand High Priest awarded Moses "Munroe" medallion for distinguished service by Grand Chapter. First Thrice Illustrious Master of Central Nfld. Council Royal and Select Masters Eastern Jurisdiction of Canada - Inspector General Nfld. District. First Presiding Preceptor Crosswords Preceptor #80 Gander Sovereign Great Priory and Canada awarded "Knight Commander of the Temple" by Sovereign Great Priory. Founding member and Treasurer of Terra Neuve York Rite College #184, St. John`s. Past Most Puissant Sovereign Redeemer Conclave #33 Red Cross of Constantine. Past Prior, Nfld. Priory #64, York Cross of Honor. Constituted a Knight Priest St. Andrews Tabernacle #85 Holy Royal Arch Knights Temple Priest, Halifax, NS. Recently presented "Order of the Purple Cross" - which is highest honor that can be bestowed on a York Rite Mason in North America. Founding Member of Mazol Temple and First Present Gander Shrine Club. Past Worshipful Master Royal Orange Lodge #240, Gander. Past Worshipful /Preceptor Skyways Preceptory #1291, Gander. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Visitation: Wednesday and Thursday, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service to be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Donations in his memory may be made to the Central Northeast Health Foundation or to the Fraser Road United Church Building Fund. No flowers by request.
December 18, 2002

HICKEY, James B. - Passed peacefully to eternal life at Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Saturday, December 7, 2002, James B. Hickey of Southern Harbour. Predeceased by his wife Hannah May. Leaving his daughter, Rose Marie at Palliative Care, Miller Centre; his brother Alphonsus (Mary) Southern Harbour; sister-in-law Mary Ellen Inkpen (Eugene), Lewin`s Cove, Burin; also nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road Sunday, December 8, 2002 2-10 p.m., Monday, December 9, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Following at Our Saviour King Church, Southern Harbour. Waking from 3-10 p.m. Funeral Mass Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Southern Harbour.
December 08, 2002

HICKEY, Rose Marie - God called Rose Marie Hickey, age 44 years, of St. John`s, formerly of Davis Cove and Southern Harbour, Placentia Bay, to her eternal home 3:50 a.m., Monday, December 9, 2002, accompanied in her final hours and moments by family members, relatives and friends, with the loving care of the staff at the Palliative Care Unit, Miller Centre. She was predeceased by her Dad, James B. Hickey, 4:10 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2002 at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, and her Mom, Hannah May, December 31, 1998, at Hoyles-Escasoni. She leaves with blessed memories her brother Ron (Leona), Branch, and her brother Mike (Connie), Jerseyside; two nieces and two nephews; her Godfather Dan Traverse (Bernadette), Ferndale, her Aunt Mary Ellen Inkpen (Eugene), Lewins Cove, Burin; special cousins, dear relatives and friends, especially the Walsh Family, and the residents of 50 Keane Place. She will also be remembered by the staff of the neurological unit and the Cancer Clinic of the Health Sciences Centre. Waking at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John`s, Monday, December 9, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2002, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at 10 a.m. from St. Paul`s Church, Newfoundland Drive. Cremation to follow.
December 10, 2002

HILLYARD, Bruce W. - Passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, St. John`s, BRUCE HILLYARD, at the age of 67. Bruce was a member of The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, The Royal Canadian Air Force Association and he proudly served 6 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He will be sadly missed by his family, daughters: Wanda Hillyard, Kippens, Debbie Cook (Wayne), Halifax, NS; grandchild Ryan; sisters: Mae Auvigne, Calgary, AB, Ruby Evans, Burlington, ON, Hazel Evans, Grand Falls-Windsor, Betty Hillyard, Corner Brook; brothers: Donald Hillyard, Burlington, ON, Calvin Hillyard (Harriett), Brampton, ON, Robert Hillyard (Betty), Corner Brook; very special aunt, Hazel Giles, Grand Falls-Windsor, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bruce was predeceased by his parents Rosa and Samuel and brother Varrick Hillyard. The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends visited Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark`s Avenue, Friday from 2- 4 and 7- 9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.barretts.ca A very special thank you to Dr. Cathy Mann, Dr. Furlong, nurses Joanne Pardy, Jennifer Gallagher, Jackie Hann and Chaplain Reverend Florence Sanna of St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital. Your care and kindness will always be remembered, you made a difficult time a little easier, thank you.
December 07, 2002

HOLLETT, Bernard (Bern) - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Hospital on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, age 51 years. Predeceased by his mother and father-in-law, Alex and Mary Spry. Leaving to mourn wife Marian (nee Spry); sons: Bernie (Dawn), Paul; daughters: Renee (Bobbie), Corina (Jamie); three grandchildren: Samantha, Chantel, Brandon; mother and father, John and Helen Hollett; brothers: Steven, Danny; sisters: Carolann and Catherine; sisters and brothers-in-law: Ann, Marg, Madonna, Rose, Joseph, Patrick, Clem (Spry); also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
December 12, 2002

HONG, Fronie (nee Matthews) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Charles. Leaving to mourn her sons: Bill (Carol), Mel (Sheila), Orv (Sandra), Don (Anna), Cliff (Ros), Ed (Anne); daughter Rose (Felix); her twenty-one grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, other relatives and many close friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Thursday, December 5 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, December 6, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 05, 2002

HOWELL, Bridget Annie - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 at her residence, Bridget Annie Howell. Aged 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Michael, 1988; her son Albert, 1982 (Ocean Ranger); her two son-in-laws, William Dwyer, 1995 and William Tibbo, 2000; and daughter-in-law Ann, 2000. Leaving to mourn seven daughters, Stella Clarke (Charlie), N.Y., Ruth Dawe (Harold), St. John`s, Catherine Dwyer, St. John`s, Theresa Tibbo, Kelligrews, Beatrice Mueller (Klaus), Ajax, Ont., Marie Piercey (Mike), Toronto, Lorraine Snelgrove (Ken), St. John`s; four sons, Edward (Sandra), Toronto, William, Montreal, Michael (Aretta), Georgetown, Ont., Raymond (Dodie), Toronto; her sister Blanche Tippett, Little Catalina; brother-in-law William Howell, Shea Heights; her 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Visiting hours, Monday 2-10 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon, Wednesday 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday to St. Teresa`s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 30, 2002

HOWELL, Bridget Annie - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 at her residence, Bridget Annie Howell. Aged 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Michael, 1988; her son Albert, 1982 (Ocean Ranger); her two sons-in-law, William Dwyer, 1995 and William Tibbo, 2000; and daughter-in-law Ann, 2000. Leaving to mourn seven daughters, Stella Clarke (Charlie), N.Y., Ruth Dawe (Harold), St. John`s, Catherine Dwyer, St. John`s, Theresa Tibbo, Kelligrews, Beatrice Mueller (Klaus), Ajax, Ont., Marie Piercey (Mike), Toronto, Lorraine Snelgrove (Ken), St. John`s; four sons, Edward (Sandra), Toronto, William, Montreal, Michael (Aretta), Georgetown, Ont., Raymond (Dodie), Torbay; her sister Blanche Tippett, Little Catalina; brother-in-law William Howell, Shea Heights; her 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Visiting hours, Monday 2- 10 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.- 10 p.m., Wednesday 2- 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday to St. Teresa`s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
"We Love You Mom"
December 31, 2002

HOWELL, Sarah J. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Friday, December 27, 2002, Sarah J. Howell of Western Bay, age 83 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Norah Rose; husband Ronald J. Leaving to mourn four daughters: Mary O`Reilly, Agnes (Joseph) O`Leary and Bernice (Eric) Jones, all of Western Bay and Loretta Howell, St. John`s; eleven grandchildren: James, Kenneth, Beverly, Anthony, Keith, Neal, Wanda, Todd, Dwayne, Murray and Pamela; eleven great-grandchildren: Shane, Justin, Stephanie, Melanie, Justine, Dylan, Cory, Nicole, Mitchell, Michael and Ryan; one brother William Rose, Ochre Pit Cove; six sisters: Eileen (Ted) Norman and Annie Crummey, both of Western Bay, Agnes (Bob) Morgan, Carbonear, Alice (Jim) Wade, Kilbride, Catherine Gauvin, N.B. and Theresa Sweeney, Boston, MA; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY and from where the funeral will take place on Monday, December 30 at 10 a.m. Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Western Bay. No flowers by request, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 28, 2002

HUDSON, Alma Jean - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on December 4, 2002, Alma Jean Hudson of Pouch Cove, aged 80 years. Leaving to mourn her husband of 60 years, Ralph; daughters: Donna (Rennie Gould) and Beryl (Ross Rowsell); granddaughters: Susan (Michael), Sherry (Lee), Tracy Rowsell; grandson Robin (Madonna); four precious great-grandchildren: Alisha, James, Mandy and Devin; also a number of cousins at Pouch Cove and St. John`s; a large number of nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of friends and neighbors. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2002 from Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove with interment at the United Church Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 06, 2002

JACKSON, James B. - Passed away peacefully on December 30, 2002, James (Jim) Benjamin Jackson, retired employee of the City of St. John`s. Predeceased by mother Sarah Mae, father Nicholas, brothers: Herb, Doug, Fred, Bill and Jack Stevenson; sisters: Grace and Jean Jackson, Mary Stevenson. Leaving to mourn his wife Margaret (Moore); daughter Catherine (Arsenio); sons: Robert (Zelda), Peter (Christine); grandchildren: Verena, Tanya, Kim, Crystal (Bob), Stephanie, James, Jahsharra, Tashawna; great-grandchildren: Jessie, Cody, Gage, Josh, Chantel, Rachelle, James-Dean; nephew Joey (Tracy) and niece Barb (Graham) Nixio; sisters: Louise Grouchy, Lillian Griffin, Anne Smith; sisters-in-law: Teresa, Nora and Angela; long time friends: Else Foley, Bob and Lib Dowden; also a number of nephews and nieces. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 from 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm and Wednesday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 2:00 pm from the Anglican Cathedral. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 31, 2002

JAMES, Travis Matthew - May 12, 1985 - Dec. 30, 2002. Travis passed away suddenly on December 30, 2002, and leaves to mourn his parents, Wayne and Frances James; older brother Peter (girlfriend Miranda Woodrow); his older sister Robin (boyfriend Darcy Pozdal); grandmother Susan James; aunts, uncles, cousins, Mel and Sis Ward and his family. Travis moved with his family to Manitoba from Holyrood, Newfoundland in the summer of 1997 and has made many close friends since, too numerous to mention. However, they are all very close to our hearts. He joined the Navel reserves this past summer, where he dreamed of continuing his career with the military after graduation this upcoming June. He attended the Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive High School in Selkirk. Travis was very proud of his roots from Newfoundland and he took pride in everything he did, including rebuilding his pickup truck with his father. Travis was the kind of person who everyone would go to with their problems. He was the kindest, most caring teenager who enjoyed life to the fullest. He will be forever loved and greatly missed by everyone he touched. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 6 at Caul`s Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Memorial Service. Travis`s cremains will be buried at sea on Tuesday, January 7. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Volunteer Fire Dept., South East Bight, Placentia Bay, Nfld., General Delivery, A0E 3B0, Att: Fire Chief Bill Whyte.
January 03, 2003

JOHNSON, Kathleen - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on December 7, 2002, Kathleen Johnson of North Harbour in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Maxwell (1992); great-grandson Nathan (1993); sister Monica. Left with fond and loving memories her two sons, Oakley (Elsie) Earl, both of North Harbour; sisters Mary Mrs. Alfred Carberry, Burgoynes Cove, and Jean Adams, Boutlier Point, N.S.; brothers, Fred Gardner (Lillian), Barton, Reg. Gardner (Evelyn), Lake Simcoe, Ont.; brother-in-law, Chesley Efford, Ontario; grandchildren, Alan Johnson (Kimberly); great-granddaughter, Melissa, Sharon Hussey (Gary); granddaughter Charmaine, Beverly Best (Dorman), Curtis (Allison); and a large number of relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at Bethel United Church in North Harbour; funeral will be 2 p.m. on Monday with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, North Harbour. In her memory, a memorial fund to the Bethel United Church, North Harbour.
December 08, 2002

JONES, Francis Irving (Frank) - Passed peacefully away at St. Luke`s Home on Friday, December 20, 2002, Frank Jones formerly of Trinity East, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 61 years, Gladys (nee Locke); sons: Francis - retired Commander Royal Canadian Navy and his wife Gladys of Bedford, N.S., and Dr. Albert Jones, St. John`s; beloved granddaughters Crystal and Diana of St. John`s. Also leaving to mourn his sister Amy Mudd (Earle) of Montreal, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 11:00 from St. Michael and All Angels Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church.
December 21, 2002

JONES, Francis Irving (Frank) - Passed peacefully away at St. Luke`s Home on Friday, December 20, 2002, Frank Jones, formerly of Trinity East, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 61 years, Gladys (nee Locke); sons: Francis - retired Commander Royal Canadian Navy and his wife Gladys of Bedford, N.S., and Dr. Albert Jones, St. John`s; beloved granddaughters Crystal and Diana of St. John`s. Also leaving to mourn his sister Amy Mudd (Earle) of Montreal, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 11:00 from St. Michael and All Angels Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church.
December 22, 2002

JORDAN, Thomas J. - Passed suddenly away at his home in Pouch Cove on Sunday, December 1, 2002, Thomas Joseph Jordan, age 68 years. Leaving to mourn with many cherished memories are sisters: Jenny, Mary and Madonna (Patrick Kavanagh); brothers: Ronald and Joseph (Paula); Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay on Monday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Agnes` Church, Pouch Cove. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at St. Agnes` Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 03, 2002

KANE, Elizabeth Jane - Passed peacefully away December 26, 2002 at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, Elizabeth Jane Kane (nee Pynn), age 82 years. Predeceased by husband Cecil Kane in 1993; and son Gordon in 1984. Left to mourn children, Kevin (Betty), Lloyd (Linda), Pauline (Robert Pomeroy), Janet (Brian Collins), David (Lynne), Robert (Joanne) and Doreen; daughter-in-law Diane; 11 grandchildren; brother Albert Pynn, Harbour Grace; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visiting hours Friday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral will be on Saturday, December 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael`s Church, St. Clare Avenue. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In memoriam, contributions may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
December 27, 2002

KANE, Elizabeth Jane - Passed peacefully away December 26, 2002 at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, Elizabeth Jane Kane (nee Pynn), age 82 years. Predeceased by husband Cecil Kane in 1993; and son Gordon in 1984. Left to mourn children: Kevin (Betty), Lloyd (Linda), Pauline (Robert Pomeroy), Janet (Brian Collins), David (Lynne), Robert (Joanne) and Doreen; daughter-in-law Diane; eleven grandchildren; brother Albert Pynn, Harbour Grace; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visiting hours Friday 10 a.m.- 12 noon, 2- 5 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Funeral will be on Saturday, December 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael`s Church, St. Clare Avenue. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In memoriam contributions may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
December 28, 2002

KELLOWAY, Percy Llewellyn - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on December 11, 2002, after a lengthy illness, Percy Kelloway, age 72. Leaving to mourn his wife of 50 years, Loretta (Driscoll); four daughters: Pamela Smith (Bill), Donna, Elizabeth and Sharon (Peter); three grandsons: Rodney Butler, Ian Butler (Clare), Percy Kelloway; one very precious great grandson, Ian Butler Jr.; one brother Charles (Alma); one sister Beulah Fifield; six sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law; also many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-10 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday. Private funeral service on Saturday. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 12, 2002

KELLY, Maria - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on December 17th, at the age of 86, Maria Kelly, (nee Gorman) at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital on Bell Island. Predeceased by her husband Jim in 1984. Leaving to mourn numerous nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of other relatives and special friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home, Bell Island. Visitation on December 18th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, December 19th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael`s Parish, Bell Island. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to St. Michael`s Parish in her memory.
Rest in Peace, never to be forgotten
December 18, 2002

KENDELL, Alma Pearl (nee Waye) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Alma Pearl Kendell of Coley`s Point, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband William. Leaving to mourn: Daughter Gloria (Terry) Mercer of Conception Bay South; two grandchildren: Tina Mercer of St. John`s, Melanie Mercer of St. John`s; sister Nellie Linthorne of Bonavista; very close nephew David Ralph and family; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Friday 2-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 14, 2002, at 11:00 a.m. from Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Interment in the St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cemetery, Coley`s Point. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society.
December 14, 2002

KENNEDY, Edward Patrick (Pat) - Passed away suddenly on Monday, December 30, 2002, Pat Kennedy, aged 50 years. Predeceased by parents Dermot and Betty (nee Whelan). Leaving to mourn, his wife Alana (nee Wilson), son Stephen and daugher Melissa; sisters, Debbie McGrath (Tom); Marion Casey (Jerry), Donna Flemming (Don), Andrea Keating, Rhonda Sharp and Jennifer Kennedy; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday, January 2, 2003, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 3, 2002 at 10 a.m. from St. Peter`s Roman Catholic Church, Ashford Drive, Mount Pearl. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Peter`s Parish or a charity of one`s choice.
January 02, 2003

KENNEDY, Ellis J. 1924 - 2002- Mr. Ellis Kennedy passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Calgary on December 29, 2002 at the age of 78 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at Calgary Crematorium Chapel, 3219-4 St. N.W. (within the valley of Queen`s Park Cemetery) on Friday, January 3, 2002 at 1 p.m.
January 02, 2003

KENNEDY, John - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on Dec. 20, 2002, age 78 years. Leaving to mourn four sisters, Mary Hynes (Daniel), Bell Island, Alice Cole, Ontario, Muriel Kennedy (Chris), Alberta, Rita Neary (Tom), Ontario; one brother, Jerry, Bell Island; and a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home. Funeral mass on Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at 2 p.m. in St. Michael`s Church. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lance Cove, Bell Island. Thanks to staff of Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital as well as Dr. Tucker and Dr. Laurie for all their support.
December 21, 2002

KENNY, William K - World War II Veteran, Service #JX247989. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, William K. Kenny, age 90 years, of Fermeuse. Predeceased by his parents William & Bridget and brothers: James & Patrick. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 27 years, Bernadette (Fennelly); his nieces: Mary Johnson, Renews, Josephine Greene, Corner Brook and a large number of great nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Remains resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation on Thursday, December 19 from 2-10 pm and Friday, 10 am - 10 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fermeuse. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Charles Borromeos Restoration Committee or a charity of one`s choice.
December 19, 2002

KING, Corey Jonathan - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital in the presence of his loving family on December 16, 2002, Corey King of St. John`s, in his 26th year. Predeceased by grandmother Jean Murphy; grandparents: Ann and William King; and uncle Jim King. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Mary (Murphy) (John); father Carl (Gayle); sister Lisa; girlfriend Krista O`Neil; grandfather Peter Murphy; step-brother and sister, Paul and Jennifer Mercer; uncles: David Murphy, Noel Murphy (Patricia), Peter Murphy (Rowena), Wayne King (Ann) and Paul King; aunts: Brenda Knee (Terry), Paula Soper (Keith), Regina Cole (Darrell), Elizabeth King, Mary Mercer (Llewelyn), Zita Holden (Gerald), Maureen King and Brenda Collins; also a large number of cousins, other relatives and friends too numerous to mention. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Tuesday 8-10 p.m., Wednesday 10-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 19, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from St. John Bosco, Shea Heights. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the charity of one`s choice.
Forever in our thoughts and dreams We love you Corey
December 18, 2002

KING, Harvey - After a short illness, it is with broken hearts, we announce the passing on December 9, 2002, of a dear husband, father, brother and son, Harvey King of Mount Pearl, aged 53 years. Predeceased by his father Ananias and father-in-law Edward Bailey. Leaving to mourn with precious memories his loving wife Jean (nee Bailey), daughter Susan, son Paul; mother Viola King, brother Donald (Irene), both of Dunfield, mother-in-law Florence Bailey of Lethbridge, sisters-in-law Ida Keats (Graham), Elsie Lemay, Jessie Green (Melvin), brothers-in-law Robert (Betty) and Malcolm, special uncle Roy Janes of Manuels, other uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends especially his co-workers at Audio Systems. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday from 11 am - 9 pm and Wednesday from 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from The Church of the Ascension, Mt. Pearl with interment to follow at The Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to The Church of Ascension Parish Center Fund.
December 10, 2002

KING, James - Passed away suddenly on Friday, December 20, 2002 at Kennedy`s Riverside Manor, Holyrood, James King in his 87th year of North Harbour. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (1992); his brothers, Michael, George and Leo; his sister, Marion Walsh. Leaving to mourn are his brother Joseph; his sisters, Catherine Williams, Theresa Palfrey, Rita (Tom) Bennett, Eileen Brown; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at the Chapel in Sacred Heart Church, North Harbour on Saturday, from 7-9 p.m. and from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral will take place on Monday, December 23, 2002 following 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, North Harbour. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Church, North Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood.
December 22, 2002

KING, Lily A. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 1, 2002, Lily A. King of Broad Cove, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband Wallace; son Alexander; brothers, Rev. Calvin King and Arthur King. Leaving to mourn one daughter-in-law Rosalyn Pye, Harbour Grace; one grandson, Jamie Pye, Harbour Grace; four sisters, Minnie Snow, Carbonear, Ellen (Ralph) Noftle and Marian Rockwood, both of Broad Cove and Edith (James) Hudson, Chelsea, U.S.A.; one sister-in-law Betty King, Buchans; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY until 12 noon, Tuesday, December 3. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Broad Cove. No flowers by request; as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Lily A. King Memorial Fund. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 02, 2002

KIRBY, Eric Frederick - Nov. 23, 1930-Dec. 6, 2002. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, Eric Frederick (Fred) Kirby, aged 72 years, from Torbay. Predeceased by his sister Marie Noel (1998) and his son Keith Kirby (1984). He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 50 years Vera May (nee LeGrow). Also leaving to mourn his daughter Pamela (Leslie Hawkins), his sons Fred Jr. (Rosanne), Boyd, Craig (Michelle), his loving grandchildren Lisa and Stacey Hawkins, Adam Kirby, Kayla, Stephen and Christine Kirby, Andrea and Eric Kirby. He also leaves to mourn his brother Ray (Burnaby, B.C.), brother-in-law Leslie Noel, mother-in-law Adeline LeGrow, numerous relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held on Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at 11 a.m. from St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Torbay. Interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery, Bauline. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Parkinson`s Foundation, Newfoundland and Labrador branch.
December 07, 2002

LANE, Nelson - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 8, 2002, Nelson Lane, aged 75 years, past president of the RCAF Association and Branch #1, RCL. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his loving wife Sheila (nee Saunders); daughter Lesley and husband David Sanderson, Calgary, Alta.; sons, Phillip and wife Janet, Chamberlains and Peter and wife Agnes, Spaniards Bay; grandchildren, Stacey and David Sanderson, Colin and Melanie Lane, Victoria, Christopher, Elizabeth and Thomas Lane, Adan Greene. Survived by one sister Phylis; many nieces, nephews and a large number of friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-9 p.m. on Monday and from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral service on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. No flowers by request. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"He has slipped the surly bonds of Earth"
December 09, 2002

LANGMEAD, James E. - Passed peacefully away at home on Thursday, December 5, 2002 aged 76 years. Predeceased by his mother Irene (1980) and father Albert (1981). Left with fond and loving memories six sisters: twin sister, Blanche Lax (Fred), Portland, Maine, Joan Sullivan (Ralph), Paradise, Vera Pretula (Mitch), Peterborough, ON, Jessie Butler (Val), Sylvia Moran (Nick), both of Pouch Cove and Beverly Mitchell (William), Flatrock with whom he resided; five brothers: Clarence (Effie), Harry (Ethel), Russell (Shirley), Albert (Alice), all of Pouch Cove and Norman (Joan), Kelligrews and a large number of very special nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends, especially great-nephew Braden Hoskins and great-niece Madison Quilty. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove with interment to follow at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Pouch Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove.
"Safely Home in Heaven at Last"
December 06, 2002

LAWLOR, Louis - Passed away after a short illness at the Health Sciences Centre on December 30, 2002 surrounded by his loving family, Louis Lawlor, of Paradise, aged 42 years. Predeceased by his grandparents Gertrude and Ned Lawlor; stepfather Marshall Rodgers. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Georgina (nee Quilty). Cherished sons: Chad (girlfriend Susan) and Terry (special friend Glenn); beloved Mom Joan Rodgers (nee Lawlor); brother Marshall Rodgers (Tracy); sisters: Debbie Lawlor (Glen) and Lorena Rockwood (John); father Harry Cooze and family; special Aunt and Uncles: Bridget, Richard, Ned and Benedict; other Aunts and Uncles, nephews and nieces, relatives and many friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Family Parish, Paradise with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
January 03, 2003

LEAMAN, Sarah Lavinia (Webb) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, Sarah Lavinia Leaman (Webb). Age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Herman in 1991. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Sybil (Steve Toth), Pennsylvania, Mabs (Robert Coombs), Deborah (Dean Summers); two sons: James (Millie) and George (Rosemary); sister Eliza Peters, N.J.; eight grandchildren: Steve, Deanna, Robert, Michelle, James, Chris, Shane and Stephanie; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Mabel Penney and Rose Webb; also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service to take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 20 from Barrett`s Chapel with interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society or the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 18, 2002

LEWIS, Mary Ellen - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on Dec. 20, 2002, age 81 years. Leaving to mourn three daughters, Jean Ezekiel, Veronica Doyle, both at Bell Island, and Margaret Lewis, Harbour Grace; five sons, Ben (Mary), Brian, John, Paul (Diane), Wayne and James, all at Bell Island; numerous grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home. Funeral mass on Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Michael`s Church. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
December 21, 2002

LEWIS, Mary E. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island on Dec. 20, 2002, age 81 years. Predeceased by husband John; son Gerald. Left to mourn, three daughters, Margaret Lewis (William), Harbour Grace, Jean Ezekiel (Pat), Veronica Doyle (Mike), both Bell Island; six sons, John Jr., Ont., Ben (Mary), Bell Island, Brian, St. John`s, Paul (Diane), Bell Island, Wayne, James, both Bell Island; two sister-in-laws, Philomena Yetman, Harbour Grace, Mary Ann Lewis, Bell Island; 26 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Monday, Dec. 23, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Michael`s Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
December 22, 2002

LITTLE, Henrietta (nee Morgan) - Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Home on Friday, December 27, 2002. Left with fond and loving memories Elaine, Dustan and Damian Dyke and special kin Amanda Keough; sons: Max (Carolyn), Clyde (Sharon), Michael (Genevieve), Terry (Marilyn); daughters: Michelle (Ron), Helen (Al); also many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Special mention to all the staff at 2 East Escasoni, whom she dearly loved. Cremation has taken place with Funeral Service details to be announced. Burial will be held at Labrador City. By request, no flowers or cards. Donations in her memory may be made to the Escasoni Home Recreation Department or the R.C.L., Branch 47, Labrador City.
December 28, 2002

LODGE, Frazer Clifford, (Aged 47 years) - It is with a broken, aching heart, that we announce the loss of a dear father, husband, son and brother on December 4, 2002 at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Halifax. Predeceased by his father William. A tremendous loss felt by wife Donna of 24½ years; sons: Jonathan and Jeremy; daughter Danielle, as well his mother Ethel; sisters: Eileen and Glenda; brothers: Wayne, Carl and Kevin. Also sadly missed by a large number of wonderful in-laws, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral services to take place on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Mark`s Anglican Church, Logy Bay Road, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed in his memory to the family towards his children`s education.
December 06, 2002

LODGE, Frazer Clifford, (Aged 47 years) - It is with a broken, aching heart, that we announce the loss of a dear father, husband, son and brother on December 4, 2002 at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Halifax. Predeceased by his father William. A tremendous loss felt by wife Donna of 24½ years; sons: Jonathan and Jeremy; daughter Danielle, as well his mother Ethel; sisters: Eileen and Glenda; brothers: Wayne, Carl and Kevin. Also sadly missed by a large number of wonderful in-laws, nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral services to take place on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Mark`s Anglican Church, Logy Bay Road, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed in his memory to the family towards his children`s education.
December 07, 2002

LUCAS, Joan Frances - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, December 8, 2002, at the Health Sciences Centre after a courageous battle with Leukemia, Joan Frances Lucas, born December 12, 1938. Leaving to mourn her husband, Arthur; son Barry (Rosarie); daughters: Michelle, Connie (Anthony), Cindi (Harold); eight grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
"Rest in Peace, Forever Loved"
December 10, 2002

LUTHER, Hilda Harriet (nee Curl) - Passed peacefully away at the John M. Gray Center on Sunday, December 29, 2002, Hilda Luther of Battle Harbour, at 91 years of age. Predeceased by her husband John (1971), brothers: John and Solomon; sisters: Mildred, Victoria, Alexandra, and Dora. Left with fond and loving memories, her children: Ruby (Denis) Murphy, Lloyd (Minnie), Arthur (Eva), grandchildren: Janet (Colin) Olmstead, Michael, Ian, Corey, Martin, Rebecca, Rachel, and great-grandchild Kyle Olmstead, sister Gertrude Chubbs, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at St. Mark`s Anglican Church, St. Lewis, Labrador. Interment followed in the St. Mark`s Anglican Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society.
January 13, 2003

MACISAAC, Richard J. - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Monday, December 9, 2002, age 91 years. Predeceased by his wife Jean (nee Benoit). Leaving to mourn sons: Robert (Anne), St. John`s; Joseph Guy (Linda), Nova Scotia; Donald, Ontario; daughters: Brenda, Port au Port; Frances Anne, BC; grandchildren: Amanda, Julia, Andrew; brother Michael, Edmonton; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Russell`s Funeral Home, Stephenville. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Port au Port. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society.
December 11, 2002

MATTHEWS, Winnifred - Passed peacefully away at Oromocto Public Hospital, New Brunswick, on Sunday, December 1, 2002, Winnifred Matthews (nee Oldford), formerly of Musgravetown, Newfoundland, aged 85 years, 11 months. Predeceased by her husband Sylvester, 1996, four brothers and three sisters. Lovingly remembered by daughter Frances (Thomas Baikie), Oromocto, NB; granddaughter Leanne (John Lambert), Goose Bay, Labrador; grandson Jason, Prince Albert, SK; one brother Clifton; sister-in-law Ella; brother-in-law Willis; many nieces and nephews and many friends in Newfoundland, Goose Bay, Labrador and Oromocto, NB. Rested at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service held on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, from Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, with interment at United Church Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to Heritage United Church, Musgravetown, Newfoundland, A0C 1Z0.
December 07, 2002

McGRATH, Sheilagh - On December 14, 2002 at St. Vincent`s Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, surrounded by all of her family. A person of immense kindness, grace and courage in the face of a long illness, she touched all who knew her. Sheilagh will be dearly missed. She is survived by her father, the Hon. James A. McGrath, former lieutenant-governor of Newfoundland and Labrador; mother Margaret; sisters, Kathy (Russell Ure), Caroline (Denis Lecompte), Peggy (Mariusz Koper), Joanna; twin brother Sean; four nieces, Kate, Molly, Thea, Sophia; and nephew Patrick. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Ontario, 613-233-1143 Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica, Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 2 p.m. A Memorial Eucharistic Celebration will also be held in St. John`s, Newfoundland, at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or those wishing may make a donation to the Brain Tumour Research Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute.
December 16, 2002

MEANEY, Margaret Jane - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on December 21, 2002, of a wonderful mother and grandmother and great-grandmother, Margaret Jane Meaney (nee Seward) of Mount Pearl, aged 84 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Tom in 1978. Left with fond memories are her four children, Ed (Isabelle), Brian (Milly), Ann Marie (Jamie Kenny), all of Mount Pearl and Jerry (Christine) of Oshawa, Ontario. Her pride and joy were her 10 grandchildren, Betty (Brad Beckett) at Ottawa, Eddie (Amy) at Cold Lake, Alberta, David (Trish) and Jeff, of Oshawa, Heather in Kiel, Germany, Susan, Sarah, Laura, Tommy and Brian, at Mount Pearl. Also three precious great-grandchildren, Riley and Kennedy in Cold Lake, and Emma in Oshawa. She leaves one sister, Mary Smith at Gooseberry Cove, Trinity Bay; and a large circle of sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces and nephews. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd., Mount Pearl from 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-12 noon Monday. Funeral mass 2 p.m. on Monday, December 23, 2002 from St. Peter`s Roman Catholic Church, Mount Pearl with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Arthritis Society or St. Peter`s Parish Building Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guestbook.
"Good St. Anne - Pray for us."
December 22, 2002

MEANEY, Ronald P - Passed peacefully away in his 71st year at the Palliative Care Unit at the L.A. Miller Centre on December 12, 2002, after a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn wife Shirley (Woodfine); one son Ronnie; one daughter Frances; Predeceased by parents Ronald and Mary; and sister Margaret. One sister, Gertrude Byneshewsky (Mike); two brothers: James (Eileen (deceased)) and Dennis (Sandra); one uncle, Cyril (Margaret) Colford; brothers-in-law: Fred (Josephine), John (Justina) of Torbay, Richard (Rosemary), Stan (Roz), David (Cathy); and sister-in-law Mary (Gene Furchner) of Toronto; also a number of nieces and nephews. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral Mass from Holy Trinity Church on Saturday at a time to be announced. Interment in Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery, Bauline Line. Donations may be made to the L.A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Cancer Foundation.
December 13, 2002

MERCER, Mr. James French - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 7, 2002, aged 88 years of Bay Roberts, WWII veteran with British Navy. Predeceased by sons Jimmy and Wayne; sister Rosannah Sparkes; and brother Walden Mercer. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife Edith, residing at the Interfaith Citizen`s Home, Carbonear; four sons, Gary (Dora) of Marystown, Dennis of Toronto, Rick (Denise) of Bay Roberts, Randy (Arlene) of Bay Roberts; three daughters, Marie (Thomas) Peckford of Bay Roberts; Diane (Frank) Reardon of Toronto; Sandra Skinner (Tom) of Oshawa; one sister Annie (Red) Arnsby of Scarborough; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Sunday, 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. and Monday, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Central United Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the Central United Cemetery, Bay Roberts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 08, 2002

MERCER, Thomas F.T. - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, in his 72nd year. Dearly loved husband of Barbara Mercer (Butler) of Sutton, Ontario, (formerly of Kelligrews, Conception Bay, Newfoundland). Loving father of Gail and Glenn Rowe of Edmonton, Alberta, Barry and Christine Mercer of Willow Beach, Terry and Angela Mercer of Brampton and David Mercer of Sutton. Sadly missed by his grandchildren: Krystal, Jennifer, Michael, Nicole and Stephen. Dear brother of Hazel Struss (Alex) of Welland. Tom will be greatly missed by many friends and relatives. Funeral service from the M.W. Becker Funeral Home, 490 The Queensway S., Keswick, Ontario 1-888-884-4486 on Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation from 12:30 until time of service. If desired, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
December 13, 2002

MERNER, Catherine - born Catherine Lillian Trahey passed away peacefully on December 31, 2002 in Melbourne, Florida. A 45 year resident of Florida, she was born in Conception Harbour in 1924 and later married John Merner and moved to Harbour Main. She joins her beloved children Geraldine and Francis in heaven and leaves behind three surviving children. Joan Doyle of Staten Island New York, J. John Merner of Vancouver, B.C. and Ann Marie Wade of Harbour Main. In addition to brother John Trahey and sisters Angela and Mary, all of California, she also leaves behind a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren in both countries. Mom, we will always love you! A funeral mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Titusvuille, Florida on January 8, 2003 at 1 PM. Condolences may be expressed by sending your e-mail to jmerner@novus-tele.net.
January 07, 2003

MERRIGAN, MOORE - ARCHIBALD, Janet C. - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Saturday, December 7, 2002, Janet Moore-Archibald aged 35 years. Predeceased by her mother Daisy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband Christopher; cherished children Liam and Daisy; special brother-in-law David; father John Moore (Helen); brothers, Levon (Mary), John (Noelle) and Lorenzo; sister Caroline Humphries (Paul); beloved grandmother Emma Spracklin; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services to take place on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Coley`s Point. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the family for the future academic education of Liam and Daisy.
December 08, 2002

MERRIGAN, Emma (nee Coffey) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, of Churchill Falls, Labrador, aged 55 years. Left to mourn with loving memories, her husband Joe, sons Sean (Holly) and Glenn (Lori), grandson Braidie, brothers Aloysius and Raymond, sisters Hazel, Linda, Christine and Caroline and their families, many nieces, nephews and cousins, and many friends and relatives in Churchill Falls, Labrador City, Goose Bay and on the Cape Shore. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral mass to take place 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Barasway.
December 07, 2002

MILLER, Ambrose - Passed suddenly away at his residence in Portugal Cove on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Ambrose Miller, age 63 years. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Mary "Kate" Miller; sister Elizabeth Jessie; brothers: Harold and Gordon. Leaving to mourn brothers: Walter (Winnie) and Albert (Mabel); sisters: Martha Clarke, Beth Miller and Mary Stagg (Ian); special nephew, Jeff Miller; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Ambrose`s request, cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. Lawrence Anglican Church on Sunday, December 15, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. with interment to follow in St. Peter`s Anglican Cemetery, Portugal Cove.
December 14, 2002

MILLER, MOORE - ARCHIBALD, Janet C.- Passed peacefully away at her residence on Saturday, December 7, 2002, Janet Moore-Archibald aged 35 years. Predeceased by her mother Daisy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband Christopher; cherished children Liam and Daisy; special brother-in-law David; father John Moore (Helen); brothers: Levon (Mary), John (Noelle) and Lorenzo; sister Caroline Humphries (Paul); beloved grandmother Emma Spracklin; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Rested at Carnell`s Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment was held at the Anglican Cemetery in Coley`s Point. Donations in her memory may be made to the Liam and Daisy Archibald Educational Trust Fund at TD Canada Trust, Elizabeth Avenue.
December 14, 2002

MILLER, Vincent - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, December 19, 2002, at the Health Sciences Centre, Vincent Miller of the Goulds, age 76 years. Predeceased by his wife Angela, children Amelda and Stephen, parents John and Ann, brother Henry, sisters Mary, Violet, Nell Howlett and Camille Dooling and brothers-in-law Paul and Greg. Leaving to mourn sons John (Marlene), Clarence (Marguerite), Joseph (Crystal), Blaine (Judy), Brent, Bruce and Alphonsus; ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brothers: John, Toronto; Leonard (Evelyn); sisters Marg, Bride, Maureen (Bill), fiancee Florence Tucker, special friends Rick and Ruth Heffernan; brothers-in-law: Leo, John, Harold, Adrian and Bernard Fitzpatrick; sisters-in-law Agnes (Peter) Dinn, Elizabeth, Mary Fitzpatrick; and many friends and extended family. Vince was a member of the Goulds Lions Club since its inception and served in many roles with this organization. He was also a member of the Daffodil Club. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 21st, 2002, at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin`s Church, Goulds. Interment to follow at St. Kevin`s Cemetery, Goulds. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Goulds Lions Club.
December 20, 2002

MILLINGTON, David - Tragically at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, while skiing on Saturday, December 21, 2002, David Stephen Caddigan Millington, aged 11 years. Beloved son of Deborah Caddigan and Stephen Millington. Extraordinarily loving brother of Katie. Dearly loved grandsons of Genevieve Caddigan (late Michael) of St. John`s, Nfld and Ida May and Geoffrey Millington. Nephew of Gregory (Glenda), Wayne (Beth) Caddigan, Lorraine (Chris) Smith, of Glasgow and Christopher (Eve) Millington of Victoria. Cousin of Michael and Matthew Caddigan, Jennifer and Nicholas Smith and Kirsten, Sascha and Simon Millington. David was a gold medal-winning skier who died doing what he loved most, in the company of a couple of his best ski buddies from the Mont-Tremblant ski team. A lover of all sports, particularly basketball, he touched all those who met him with his gentle and caring spirit. In a devastatingly shortened life, David was loved and admired by all and especially his classmates at First Avenue Public School. Special heartfelt thanks to the Mont Tremblant Ski Patrol and the staff of the Centre Hospitalier des Laurentides who battled in vain to save David`s life. Funeral Service will be held at Blessed Sacrement Roman Catholic Church, 194 Fourth Avenue, Ottawa on Saturday, at 11 a.m. Funeral arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa, Ontario (613)233-1143. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Canadian Ski Patrol, 4531 Southclark Place, Ottawa, ON K1T 3V2.
December 28, 2002

MOORE, Wilfred G. - Passed peacefully away at St. Catharine`s, Ontario, December 30, 2002, aged 82. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Marion (Brown); sisters: Dallas Jones, California, Cynthia Senkus, Rhode Island; brothers: Edward (Stella), Campbell River, B.C. and John (Helen), Mount Pearl, NL; also brother-in-law Donald Brown, Toronto, Ontario and special nephew Bill Pushie (Carol) at St. Catharine`s, Ontario.
January 04, 2003

MORRIS, Mary Ann (nee Murray) - Placentia. Age 88 years (formerly of Bar-Haven and Marystown). Entered into Eternal Glory at the Placentia Health Centre after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 31, 2002. She was predeceased by her husband, Emmett; two infant children; brother (William); and granddaughter (Ashley). Left with loving memories, daughters Cammie, Agnes (Dick Hanrahan), Eileen (Vince Mitchell), Mary (Edward Tobin) and Carmel (Gary Tuff); sons, Robert, Patrick (Theresa), Emmett (Donna), and Max (Cathy); 26 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Catherine Murray, Catherine Wadman, Bride Morris and Rita Morris; brother-in-law, Patrick Morris; special nephew, Peter Wadman; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Visiting hours, Wednesday 6-10 p.m., Thursday, 2-10 p.m. and Friday, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral Mass on Friday at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, St. John`s. "We Love You Mom"
January 02, 2003

MOSKOVITS, Dr. George - Microbiologist and Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Passed peacefully away at his residence on Monday, December 9, 2002, aged 83 years. Left to mourn with loving memories his wife Lillian; his daughter Sarah (son-in-law Frank Cook) of Moncton, New Brunswick; his son Richard (daughter-in-law Rosalind) of Saltsprings, Nova Scotia; sister Gloria Moskovits of New York City and granddaughter Jessica Cook. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, December 12, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one`s choice.
December 12, 2002

MULLETT, Clarence Edward - Passed peacefully away suddenly, after a short illness, at the Palliative Care Unit at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre on Sunday, December 8, 2002, Clarence Edward Mullett, aged 70 years. Formerly of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his mother Lucy and father Stephen Mullett; three brothers, Cornelius, Christopher, Stephen; four sisters, Jessy, Annie, Louie, Marcey. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 37 years, Elizabeth (Betty); two sons, Thomas Winsor (Yvonne), and Rob (Pauline); two daughters, Wanda (Blair and Renee), and Kim (Robert); grandchildren, Ashley, Christopher, Bradley, Chrystal, Chelsea, Morgan, and Stephanie; a number of brothers and sisters-in-law; Ada Churchill, Marion Spurrell, Amelia Mullett, Linda Wareham (Dave), Judy Johnson (Stan), Jean Pearce (Dan), Joan Dixon (Jim), Maxine Pearce (Derrick), Donna Murphy (Joe), Leonard Pearce (Karen), Harold Pearce (Maureen), Donald Pearce, Shirley and Bob Pearce (deceased); father-in-law Thomas Pearce and wife Ruby (deceased); special friend (Buddy) Roy Dinham (Louise); special niece Ruby Bradbury (Munden); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Longtime resident of Franklyn Ave. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Sunday from 7-10 p.m., on Monday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2002 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to P.C.U. Miller Centre in memory of Clarence Edward Mullett. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign memorial guest book.
December 09, 2002

MULLINS, Joseph Patrick (Joe), Corner Brook, Nfld. - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joe Mullins announce his sudden passing on Saturday, December 21, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Marie (nee Lockyer); son Peter; brother John (Christine), Corner Brook; and sister Theresa (Royce) Getson, Bridgewater, N.S.; mother-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Lockyer; aunts, Gertrude Normore and Muriel Thompson; uncle John Ryan; nieces and nephews, Michelle, Michael, Paul, Ann, Peter, Robin, Doug, Chris, Paul, Cory, Alex, Morgan, Sasha, Jason, Chelsea, Jordon, Charlotte, Rachel, Pamela, Nathan and Braden; brothers-in-law, Robert (Pat) Lockyer, Charles (Thelma) Lockyer, Cyril (Toni) Lockyer, Saul (Jean) Lockyer and Larry (Pam) Wolfe; sisters-in-law, Violet Lockyer and Millie (Dale) Donour; as well as a large circle of relatives and many friends. Predeceased by parents Peter and Margaret Mullins; brother Brian; and father-in-law Bob Lockyer. Friends may visit Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave. on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 24, at 11 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, and will continue at the John R. Oake Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children`s Hospital Foundation, the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to the charity of one`s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our Web site www.fillatre.ca
December 23, 2002

MURPHY, Blanche (nee Lethbridge) - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, December 1, 2002, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) and daughter Dorothy (Dot). Leaving to mourn her sons, John (Patricia), Gary (Christine), Kevin; daughters, Mary Boudreau, Geraldine Day (Gary), Elizabeth Pardy (Donald), Barbara Druken (Bill); her son-in-law Pat Dinn; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her loyal friend and caregiver Theresa; and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2002 from Corpus Christi Church. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kilbride. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Miss Me, But Let Me Go" "When I come to the end of the road, and the sun has set for me, I want no tears in a gloom-filled room, Why cry for a soul set free? Miss me a little, but not for too long, And not with head bowed low. Remember the love we all shared, Miss me - but let me go." "Mother, We are stronger for having known your infinite courage and love."
December 02, 2002

NASH, Philip N.W. - With broken hearts and special memories we regret to announce the passing of a precious son, brother and nephew. Philip Nash, age 11 of St. John`s passed peacefully away at the Janeway Child Health Centre on December 19, 2002. Predeceased by grandparents Nicholas and Ann Nash of Branch and Uncle Patrick Nash. Leaving to mourn his "beautiful Mom" Jean, big sister Jennifer, little brother Liam; Uncle Nicky Nash (Aunt Darlene), Uncle Walter Nash (Aunt Shyb), Uncle Robert Nash (Loretta); Aunt Evey Nash, Aunt Celina Murphy (Cec), Aunt Anne Marie Maloney (Gord) in Toronto; Great-Aunt Elaine Clarke (John); Great-Uncle Joey (Hilda); plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Philip will be fondly remembered by his special family of nurses on J4A, OR`s Jack Hand and Lynette Bowes, Oncology nurse Gail Roberts; Natalie Benson, sister Mary Molloy and Lynn; John Summers; Cst. G. Short, Cst. G. Chaulk and his buddy Geoff Eaton as well as the residents and staff who treated Philip during his courageous 25 month battle with Leukemia. Philip was a very courageous, strong, witty, intelligent young boy who kept up the will to live until the end. His love, smiles and pleasantness will be missed by all of his family and special friends. Philip, you will live in our hearts forever and will be sadly missed by everybody. Visitation will take place at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Friday, December 20, 2002 from 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitation will then resume at the family home, Branch, St. Mary`s Bay Funeral to take place on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 12 noon from Holy Rosary Church, Branch, St. Mary`s Bay. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery. Donations gratefully accepted. Arrangements in Branch entrusted to the care of Mannings Funeral Home, St. Bride`s. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 20, 2002

NOTT, Eliza Amelia - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, December 8, 2002 at Escasoni Seniors` Home, Eliza Amelia Nott, one week short of her 103rd birthday. Predeceased by her sister Sophia; and brother William. Left to mourn, her daughter Phyllis Strong and husband Geoffrey of Ardrossan, Alta.; special friend and companion Patrick Dyer of St. John`s; three granddaughters, six great-grandchildren, all of Edmonton, Alta.; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held from St. Thomas` Anglican Church on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Hoyles Escasoni or charity of one`s choice.
December 09, 2002

NUGENT, Blanche - Passed suddenly away at her residence in St. John`s on Sunday, December 8, 2002, Blanche Nugent, age 65 years. Predeceased by her husband David; parents: Albert and Maria Spurrell. Leaving to mourn two sons: Mike and Gerald, Kelligrews; two daughters: Elaine Morgan (Dennis), Kelligrews, and Mona (Tom), Torbay; four grandchildren: Sam, David, Ronald, and Linnea; two brothers: Claude (Lowella), Gordon (Becky); four sisters: Marina Blackwood (Cyril), Ruth Wiseman (George), Lillian Sturge (George), and a special sister Daphne; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 11, at 9:30 a.m., at St. Edward`s Church, Kelligrews. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Kelligrews.
December 10, 2002

O`NEILL, Patrick Terrance - Passed peacefully away at his home surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, aged 88 years, former employee of Imperial Oil. Predeceased by brothers: John Godsell and Stephen O`Neill. Leaving to mourn his best friend and sister Mary O`Neill, sister Anne (Stanley) McDivitt; sisters-in-law Nellie Godsell and Elsie O`Neill. Special nieces and nephews, the Godsells: Annette Godsell, husband Don Aspell and son Ryan; Alicia Brettner, husband Ted and son Harrison; Mike Godsell, wife Margot Gordon and son James; Shaun Godsell, wife Lori and daughter Hillary; Nieces and nephews, the O`Neill`s: Edwardine, Alice, Molly, Peggy and Pat. The McDivitts: Brian, John, Elaine, Sharon, Cynthia and their families, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 23, 2002, at a time to be announced from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses Palliative Care Program.
December 19, 2002

PARSONS, G. Maxwell - Passed peacefully away at his residence, Harbour Grace on Sunday, December 22, 2002, G. Maxwell Parsons of Harbour Grace, age 88 years. Predeceased by brothers, William and Lamont M. Leaving to mourn wife F. Jean; sisters-in-law, Ethel Parsons, Harbour Grace, and Alice Parsons, St. John`s; nieces, Barbara (Christopher) Clancy, St. John`s, Brenda (Philip) Bjerkseth, Pickering, Ont., Joan Parsons, St. John`s, Elaine (Derek) Edwards, Harbour Grace and Justice Margaret Cameron, St. John`s; nephews, Wm. Lamont (Sylvia) Parsons, Barrie, Ont., Anthony (Gina) Lecheminant, Manotick, Ont., Ian (Eleanor Jean), Lecheminant, British Columbia and William (Judy) Cameron, Toronto; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE and from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 24 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Coughlan United Church. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 23, 2002

PELLETIER, John - (1930-2002) Passed away peacefully at his home in Calgary, December 10, 2002. John was predeceased by his wife, Jean. He is survived by his children, Tom (Jill); Virginia; Randy (Maeve); Beverly (Wes); grandchildren Brooke and Sean; and his brothers Paul (Claire) and Robert. John will also be lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral Service to be held on Monday, December 16th, 2002 at the Heritage Funeral Home, Calgary, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road, S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6.
December 14, 2002

PENNEY, Annie Beatrice - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, Annie Beatrice Penney of Western Bay, age 98 years. Predeceased by husband Nelson; daughters Ruth and Millicent; son Joseph; grandson Edwin Reeder; son-in-law Van Reeder; brothers Jack, Willis, Ronald, Douglas and Hedley; sister Maude Pennell. Leaving to mourn two daughters Susie Reeder, Kelowna, B.C., and Daphne (Clarence) Cole, Victoria; two sons Clarence (June), Calgary, and George (Daphne), Blackhead; 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren; sons-in-law Ronald Crummey, Carbonear, Edward Foote, Ontario, and Grayson Jacobs, Western Bay; two sisters Blanche Whalen, Lindsay, Ont., and Pearl King, Mount Pearl; sisters-in-law Marjorie Whalen, Whiteway, and Marion Butt; three nieces Susie, Lenora, Pauline and families, all of Ontario; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel`s Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay, until 12 noon Sunday, Dec. 15. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay North. Flowers gratefully accepted, or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to McDowell United Church, Western Bay, or McDowell United Church Cemetery, Western Bay North. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 14, 2002

PETTEN, Chesley - Passed peacefully away at Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke`s Beach on Sunday, December 22, 2002, Chesley Petten of Port de Grave, aged 87 years. Predeceased by wife Flora, son William and son-in-law Golden Kennedy. Leaving to mourn: Sons: George (Nora) of Port de Grave, Chesley (Beulah) of Bareneed, Reginald (Doreen) of Port de Grave, Byron (Joan) of Port de Grave; Daughters: Blanche Kennedy of Port de Grave, Mary (Allan) Petten of Port de Grave, Shirley (Melvin) Reid of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Flora (Ellis) Pittman of Port de Grave, Grace (Bernard) Morgan of Port de Grave; Daughter-in-law: Doreen Petten of Port de Grave; twenty-nine grandchildren; forty great-grandchildren; And a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Port de Grave. Visitation Monday 1-5 PM, 6:30 - 9:30 PM, Tuesday, 10-12 Noon. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 2:00 PM from Pentecostal Tabernacle, Port de Grave. Interment in the Pentecostal Cemetery, Port de Grave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons.
December 24, 2002

PHILLIPS, Frederick D. H. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, December 9, 2002, Fred Phillips, aged 84 years. Predeceased by his infant son, mother and father, Mary Ellen and George Phillips, sister Doreen Nightingale. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 58 years, Joan (nee Rogers); sons: Douglas (Wendy) and Thomas (Pam); beloved grandsons: Geoffrey (Lisa), Jason (Kim), Bradley and Douglas; cherished great-grandchildren: Shaelyn, Kyle, Joel and Jenna; also leaving to mourn brothers: James (Helen) and George (Marina); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral arrangements to be announced. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Mazol Temple, Shriners Hospital Patient Transportation Fund.
December 10, 2002

PIERCEY, Florence - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 28, 2002, Florence Piercey of New Perlican, aged 60 years. Predeceased by husband Wilfred (1991). Leaving to mourn son Robert, New Perlican; daughter Joanne (Wally Jackson); two grandsons: Bradley and Bryan Jackson, Whiteway; two sisters: Bernice (Clayton Jewer), Spaniards Bay and Carol (Bill Yetman), Toronto; mother-in-law Irene Piercey, New Perlican; two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton on Tuesday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m., Wednesday, January 1, visitation will take place at St. Augustine`s Church, New Perlican from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with interment in St. Augustine`s Cemetery. No flowers by request.
December 31, 2002

PIKE, William C. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, December 24, 2002, William C. Pike of Harbour Grace, age 84 years. Leaving to mourn wife, Iva M.; four sons, Gord (Eileen), Harbour Grace, Wallace (Melena), Carbonear, Wayne (Norma), Prince Edward Island and Carl (Donna), Bristol`s Hope; 15 grandchildren, Rhonda (Russell), Sherri (Wendell), Gordie (Rhonda), Carl (Linda), Randy (Heather), Trevor (Michelle), Bill (Nancy), Kurt (Heather), Kellie (Byron), Dion (Debbie), Colleen, Darcie (Wayne), Wayne Jr. (Brenda), Shawna, Nicole; 28 great-grandchildren, Russell, Julie, Terry, Wendy, Ryan, Ashley, Matthew, Jennifer, Carl Jr., Stacey, Kate, Tyler, Daniel, Kayla, Samantha, Riley, Bailey, Cameron, Alexandra, Brayden, Brady, Kiersten, Alexandra, Seonna, Kenan, Elon, Wayne and Bryden; two brothers, George (Doris), Harbour Grace and Tom (Winnie), Clarenville; two sisters, Hazel (Ralph), Yetman and Geraldine (Robert) Dove, both of Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE until 10 a.m., Saturday, December 28. Funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. from Coughlan United Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 27, 2002

PINE, Cyril - Age 90 years. Passed away at the L.A. Miller Centre on Thursday, December 26, 2002. Cyril Pine, Dairy Farmer from Outer Cove. Predeceased by wife Isabel and son Michael; brothers: John, Will, George and Harold; sisters: Catherine Griffin and Mary Kelly. Leaving to mourn daughters: Bertha Rose (John), Mary Pine (Ramsay), Maureen Pittman (Jerome); son Louis; twelve grandchildren: Donna Summers (Roger), Sandie Phillips (Gordon), Darren (Echo), Brian, Greg, Pamela and Allison Pittman, Andrea Rose Chant, Ian (Vicki) and Melanie Rose, Jason (Deena) and Melissa Pine; great-grandchildren: Andrew O`Brien, Katie and Heather Phillips, Erica and Zachery Summers, Emily Pine; also a number of nephews and nieces; special nephew Louis Greene; special friends: Mary Hickey and Moira Boyd; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at CAUL`S FUNERAL HOME, TORBAY. Visitation Saturday, December 28 and Sunday, December 29 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 30, 2002 at 10 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Outer Cove. Interment to follow at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Outer Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
December 28, 2002

PITCHER, Elsie Florence - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Monday, December 23, 2002, Elsie Florence Pitcher, age 91 years. Predeceased by her parents: Joshua and Fannie; sisters: Ella, Mildred Johnson, Terrace, British Columbia and brother Ralph, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Left to mourn her passing are brothers: Eric (Ruby) St. John`s, Ted (Maxine), Hampton, New Hampshire; sister Doris Rendall (Carl), St. John`s; also eleven nephews and nieces; eighteen grand-nephews and nieces and three great-grand-nephews and nieces, as well as sister-in-law Mary Pitcher, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7- 9 p.m. Monday, 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 5- 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service to take place 2 p.m. Thursday, December 26 from Wesley United Church. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Wesley United Church or the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 24, 2002

PITTMAN, Edna - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on December 14th, 2002, Edna Pittman, age 76 years. Predeceased by husband Chesley (1999), sister Florence Lambert (1998). Left with loving memories are sons Lester (Joan) of Glenwood, Roy (Donna) of Ont., Gary of New Brunswick, Paul (Janet) of Appleton, Glenn (Donna) of Ont., daughters Verna (Tony) Bowering of Bay Roberts, Marie (Alton) Reid of Glovertown, brother Roy Stoyles (Iris) of Glenwood, sisters Marjorie (William) Baker of St. John`s, Mary (Cecil) Critch of Ont., Grandchildren Paula (Robert), Troy (Michele), Valerie, Justine, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Krista, Glenn, Shawn, Trevor & Rodney, great-grandchildren: Victoria, Samuel & Tyler. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 17th, 2002 from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Pittman`s memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements through Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
December 17, 2002

PORTER, Barry - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on December 5, 2002, Barry Porter in his 57th year. Predeceased by parents Hermon and Edith Porter; brother Ralph Porter. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Bernice; son Barry of St. John`s; daughters Kim (Steve) Elms of Gander; Sherri-Lynn (David) Blandford of Pennsylvania; brothers, David (Marguerite) of Mount Pearl, Stuart (Carmelita) of St. John`s; sister Christine (Harvey) Bullen of Gander; and special grandson Jack Elms. Funeral service Sunday 2 p.m. from St. Martin`s Anglican Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Donations in his memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements through Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
December 08, 2002

POWER, Marie - Passed peacefully away on December 22, 2002 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Leonard A. Miller Centre in the presence of her loving family, Marie Teresa Power, age 65 years. Predeceased by her mother, Hannah Power. Leaving to mourn with precious memories, her loving husband of 45 years, Paddy; four sons, Ken (Judy), Derek (Michelle), Wally (Bernice), Damian (Patti); three daughters, Colleen (Lenny), Hannah (Rob), Sonia (Brian); 12 grandchildren, Jason (Marilyn), Gordon, Kassandra, Jeffery, Erin, Stephanie, Keeley, Danielle, Savannah, Justin, Amy, and Brianna. Also leaving to mourn her loss, two half-sisters, Margie (John) Scott, Mary (Austin) Power; two half-brothers, Doctor Gerald Power and George Power; one uncle Garrett (Hannah) Colbert; three aunts, Ann, Nettie and Mary Colbert; sisters-in-law, Kay Barry, Eileen Jordon, Rose (Gus) Power, Hilda (Bill) Tuff, Irene Power and brother-in-law Wayne (Josephine) Power. Marie will be lovingly remembered by a large circle of other relatives and friends, especially the Legion of Mary members. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls, on Sunday, December 22 from 7-10 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral service to take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2002 from Sacred Heart Church, Tors Cove, with interment to follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tors Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Tors Cove Church Restoration Fund.
"Home - safe in the arms of Jesus"
December 23, 2002

POWER, Neil Joseph - Slipped the surly bonds of earth on December 29, 2002 surrounded by his devoted and loving family after a long courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Neil Joseph Power, December 13, 1931-December 29, 2002. Predeceased by his loving wife Dorothy (nee Badcock), 1996; and parents, John T. and Frances Power. Left with loving memories daughters, Michelle (Jim Astles), Greenwood, N.S., Lois Kaulback, Suzanne, Janice (Carol Luk), Toronto; son Neil Jr.; beloved granddaughters, Jillian, Rebecca and Samantha Kaulback; grandsons, Jason and Darren Astles; brothers, John (Marg), Brendan (Kay), Andre (Mary); sisters, Winnifred Kennedy (John) and Annie; sisters-in-law, Alma Power, Shirley Butt (Bob), Evelyn Badcock; brother-in-law Eric Badcock; special aunt Germaine Whelan, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; his many nieces, nephews, and a large circle of endearing relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. At Neil`s request, cremation will take place on Wednesday. Funeral Mass on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and Canadian Diabetes Association.
Forever in our hearts
December 30, 2002

PRESTON, Edna Frances - age 75 years - passed peacefully away at her home. Leaving to mourn, her brother Francis (Buck), Toronto, Ontario; stepbrothers: Paul (Margaret), Elliott Lake, Ontario; Bill, Vancouver, BC; Edward, Fredericton, NB; many nieces and nephews, her "other family" Louise, Mary Carol, Barbara and John Nugent; many friends whom she loved and who loved her dearly. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday, December 19, 2002, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 20, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Cremation to Follow.
December 19, 2002

PUDDESTER, Gordon Chesley - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at the Health Sciences Center on December 3, 2002, Gordon Chesley Puddester, aged 83 years. Predeceased by his parents Chesley and Ethel (Garland); brother Mark; sisters: Lillian Squires and Gertrude Gulliver. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 59 years Phyllis (Keats); children: Joyce (Ron Sparkes), Gordon (Patricia Shears), Daphne (John Crocker); six grandchildren: Kelly, Derrick, Lisa, John, Lori and Paul; four great-grandchildren: Justin, Meghan, Nicholas and Michael; sisters: Winnifred (Gerald) Martin, Irene (Cyril) Rogers and sister-in-law Kay; brother-in-law Richard Keats; sisters-in-law Mary Crickard and Jean Merhib; very special friends Ches and Ada Tuck; and many other relatives and friends. Gordon was a long time member of Wesley United Church, VOWR and a CN Pensioner. Special thanks to the staff of the Dialysis Units at both the Health Sciences Center and the Waterford Hospital and 4th Floor South as well as to the Pastoral Care staff. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2002 from Wesley United Church. Cremation to follow. Donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation or to VOWR. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 04, 2002

PYNN, Harold P. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 22, 2002, Harold P. Pynn of Harbour Grace, age 79 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Lillian; brothers: Clarence and Lloyd; sisters: Margaret and Doris. Leaving to mourn wife Violet; two sons: John (Rowena), Goulds and Ernie (Veronica), Carbonear; four grandchildren: Robert, Renee, Stephen and David; two brothers: Willard, Harbour Grace South and Eric, Harbour Grace; three sisters: Olive Abbott, Harbour Grace, Jean (Selby) Singleton, Tilton and Shirley Reinhardt, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE after 2:30 p.m. Thursday, December 26 and until 12 noon Saturday, December 28. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from St. Paul`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers; as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 24, 2002

PYNN, Mahallah Elizabeth - June 22, 1920 to December 11, 2002. With much sadness we announce the passing of a dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mahellah E. Pynn of New Chelsea, age 82 years. Predeceased by devoted husband, Samuel, July 2002; son Lawrence, July 1973; and great-granddaughter Hannah, January 2001. Leaving to mourn with many wonderful memories, her children: Louise Best (Fred), Clarenville, Gerald (Lillian), Hant`s Hr., Hilary (Lucy), Wabush, Mary Winsor (Clifford), Labrador City, Dennis (Barbara), St. John`s, Wilson (Rita), Wabush, Kevin (Sharon), New Chelsea, Marilyn Cooke (Keith), St. John`s and Wendy Dunphy (Larry), Carbonear; grandchildren: Joanne, Shawn, Paula, Boyd, Chris, Juanita, Craig, Keith, Jennifer, Hailey, Colin, Megan, Melanie, Nathan, Ryan and Madison; great-grandchildren: Victoria, Emily, Samantha, Christian and Randy. Resting at Green`s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Friday, December 13, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.; and from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Wesley United Church, New Chelsea. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. from Wesley United Church and Cemetery, New Chelsea. Donations in her memory may be made to Wesley United Church, New Chelsea.
Memories of your steadfast love and gentleness will remain with us forever.
December 13, 2002

QUIGLEY, Betty C. - Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at the L.A. Miller Centre, Betty Carol Quigley, age 50 years. Predeceased by her mother and father, Charles and Myra Hudson, brother Gordon Hudson, brother-in-law Spurgeon Mulley and father-in-law Bernard Quigley. Leaving to mourn with precious memories, husband Dave, daughter Melissa, sons: Bradley (Jennifer) and Jeremy; sisters Lillian Mulley, Jean Sullivan (Herb), sister-in-law Fannie Hudson; mother-in-law Margaret Quigley, brothers-in-law Bobby Quigley, Pat Quigley and Ronnie Quigley; caring and loving sister by heart, Diane White (Maurice); loving friends Grace and George White; also a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A special thank you to Betty`s co-workers and friends at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Wednesday, 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 6, 2002, at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to take place at the R.C. Cemetery, Bauline Line, Torbay. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
December 04, 2002

RANDELL, Ervin A. - Passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2002, Ervin Randell, aged 61 years. Predeceased by his son John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ivy; daughter Kim (John) Power; sons: Roy (Brenda) and Gary (Kim); grandchildren: Jillian, Emma, Christopher, Kaylee and John; sister Ada Freeman; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 7-9 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday from 10-12, 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Church, Craigmillar Avenue with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Ervin`s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
"We are all better people for having known him"
December 20, 2002

RAYMOND, Clara Ann (nee Lee) - Passed away suddenly at Porter`s Nursing Home, Kelligrews, on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, age 49 years. Predeceased by nephew Steven Lee. Leaving to mourn her husband Robert; sons: Lee and Scott; grandchildren: Ashley and Makayla; father and mother, Alva and Mary Lee; brothers: Alva (Eleanor), Eugene (Evelyn); sisters: Beverly (Kirk) and Mary; nieces and nephews: Erica, Jason, Jenelle, Blair, Sheena and Ryan; special friend Laura Porter and the staff of Porter`s Nursing Home, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 20, 2002, at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph`s Church, Petty Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Joseph`s Cemetery, Petty Harbour.
December 19, 2002

REDDICK, Lloyd A. - Died suddenly on Dec. 18, 2002, Lloyd Reddick of Herring Neck, age 87 years. Predeceased by wife Sarah and infant son Gerald. Left with fond memories daughter Mildred (Fred) Haines, son Howard (Betty), daughter Audrey (Jack) Dollimount, son Reginald (Evelyn), daughter Vivian (Roy) Walsh; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Funeral to be held on Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m. from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Herring Neck. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Cobbs Arm Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary`s Church Cemetery Fund, Herring Neck. Funeral arrangements by Isles Funeral Home, Twillingate.
December 21, 2002

REYNOLDS, Bertha - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen`s Home, Carbonear on Monday, December 16, 2002, Bertha Reynolds of Small Point, age 81 years. Predeceased by parents: Joseph and Jessie Thistle. Leaving to mourn: husband: John W.; two daughters: Carol (George) Hogan, Toronto, Ontario and Barbara (Allan) Somers, Fort McMurray, Alberta; one son: Vernon, Scarborough, Ontario; three grandchildren: Kim (Carol), Amanda (Jonah) and Blair (Stephanie); four great-grandchildren: MacKenzie, Allan, Nathan and Cameron; four brothers-in-law: Melvin (Marguerite) Reynolds, St. John`s, Walter (Sara) Reynolds, Small Point, Rev. Dr. Berkley (Velma) Reynolds, Mulley`s Cove and Clyde (Gloria) Reynolds, Scarborough, Ontario; two sisters-in-law: Rae Waterman, Norwood, Ontario and Jennie (Reginald) Pye, St. John`s; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY with visitation hours by request of the family on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 22 at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Broad Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Broad Cove. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 21, 2002

RICHARDS, Robert Francis (Frank) - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Saturday, December 14, 2002, aged 73 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Susan; son Gary; daughter Beverley (Mario); step-children, Emma (Leo), Bob (Brenda), Maurice (Beth); 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Charlie Richards (Bea); sisters, Jean Tucker (Jim), Leona Lambe (Rodger), Stella Stanford (Ron), Mildred Cooper; brother-in-law Robert Pressley; sister-in-law Violet Richards; best friend Harry Lacey; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and from 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2002 from Cochrane Street United Church. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2002

RICHARDS, Robert Francis (Frank) - Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Saturday, December 14, 2002, aged 73 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Susan; son Gary; daughter Beverley (Mario); step-children: Emma (Leo), Bob (Brenda), Maurice (Beth); 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Charlie Richards (Bea); sisters: Jean Tucker (Jim), Leona Lambe (Rodger), Stella Stanford (Ron), Mildred Cooper; brother-in-law Robert Pressley; sister-in-law Violet Richards; best friend Harry Lacey; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and from 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2002 from Cochrane Street United Church. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 17, 2002

RIDEOUT, Bruce - Age 73 years. Passed peacefully away on December 3, 2002 at Carmelite House, Grand Falls/Windsor, NL., son of Florence and Edward Rideout, Badger, NL. Graduate of Badger Amalgamated and Fredericton Business College, N.B. Employed by Newfoundland Provincial Government for over 25 years. Mourned by sisters Ena Butt (Alex), Halifax; Joan Cluney (Roy, deceased), Grand Falls/Windsor; Peggy Vink (John), Fredericton, N.B. and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Eugene, RAF. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John`s from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday and from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon Friday. Funeral Service 2 p.m., Friday, December 6, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations to Carmelite House or charity of choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 04, 2002

ROSSITER, Vincent Joseph - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on December 3, 2002, Vince Rossiter, aged 78 years, a loving husband, caring father and affectionate grandfather. Left with fond and loving memories his devoted wife, Ruth (Jackman); children: Gary (Louise), Linda King, Sharon (Ed) Richardson (Shalimar, Florida), Wayne (Brenda), and Ray (Anita); grandchildren: Jason (King), Francis, Matthew, Christopher, Lauren (Richardson), April-Rae, Amber-Lynn, Emily and Rebecca; sister Beatrice MacPherson (Framingham, Massachusetts); brothers: Tom (Daphne), Bill (Brenda), and Lar (Alice); sisters-in-law: Essie Rossiter (Calvert), and Kathleen Rossiter; brother-in-law Art (Josephine) Jackman; special nephew Ron; life long friend Olive Pike; and a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Torbay Road, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 05, 2002

RUSSELL, Sylvia J. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Sylvia J. Russell of Shearstown, aged 55 years. Predeceased by her father John Saunders. Leaving to mourn her mother, Mrs. Emmie Saunders; son, Dwayne Russell of Shearstown; daughters: Jacqueline (Cameron) Donovan of Oshawa, ON, Andrea (Cory) Mullett of Shearstown; sister Daisy (David) Kolp; brothers: Rex (Bev) Saunders, Bill Ballam, Wayne (Doreen) Saunders, Bob (Judy) Saunders, Jack (Pat) Saunders, Aubrey (Linda) Saunders, Gerald (Elizabeth) Saunders; four grandchildren: Russell, Mitchell, Joshua, Philip; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Saturday 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Sunday 10-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday 10-12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Monday, December 16, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Interment in the Christian Cemetery, Shearstown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 14, 2002

RYAN, Marie T. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Thursday, December 12, 2002, Marie Ryan, aged 62 years. She was predeceased by her parents Margaret and Michael Ryan and her brother Aidan. Leaving to mourn her brother Michael (Iris); her sisters: Anne Noseworthy (John) and Cathy Dyke (Bruce); twelve nieces and nephews; her aunt Helen Hogan; her uncles: John, Leo and William O`Rielly; and a large number of cousins, other relatives and friends, especially Marie and Maureen. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 8 p.m.- 10 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road. Donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.
December 13, 2002

SCOTT, Garland S. - Passed away, due to a tragic accident, Garland Scott, aged 18 years, resident of Cape Broyle. Leaving to mourn his mother Juanita and sister Holly; also his close friends: Larry, Jason and Michael Condon; also aunts and uncles and many relatives and friends, and his special buddy Tyson. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls. Visitation on Thursday, December 12 from 2 to 10 p.m. and Friday, December 13 from 2 to 10 p.m. Funeral to take place on Saturday, December 14 from Immaculate Conception Church, Cape Broyle at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Our Lady of the Cape R.C. Cemetery, Cape Broyle.
December 12, 2002

SCHNEIDER, Maggie Katharine - (age 21) Died 4 December 2002 in Greenville, North Carolina. Maggie was enrolled at Duke University and studying at Duke`s Marine Laboratory this fall. She was returning from a visit with her grandparents at American Thanksgiving when she was hit by a drunk driver. Maggie put everything she had into life, from running cross-country with the guys to studying Gothic Cathedrals, Women in Leadership, and Cultural Anthropology while majoring in biology. Maggie had a gift for leading trips that were fun, even if it was dawn research on the mudflats or mountain backpacking in the rain. She loved volunteer teaching of outdoor activities and environmental science, which she did in both the Durham and Beaufort public schools. She was completely committed to her many friends from across the world. Bobbie Mayer, Dave Schneider and Reed Schneider invite all her friends and our St John`s community to celebrate Maggie`s life on Saturday, December 29, 2002 at the Fairmont Hotel from 4 to 6 PM. No flowers please. Donations can be made to Bishops College Arts Program (St. John`s, A1C 2L6) or to Duke University (Durham, NC, 27708 USA) in the name of Maggie Schneider, toward an internship in field biology.
December 21, 2002

SEAMAN, Elvina I. - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre on Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Walter George on July 7, 2000. Precious mother to daughter Kaye Dawe and son-in-law Edward of Upper Gullies. Loving grandmother to Paul (Michelle), Michael (Heather), Lori Ann (Mrs. Boyd Dawe), Peter (Jennifer) and Christopher (friend Shalon Tulk). Special great-grandmother to Laura and Allyson Dawe. Leaving to mourn sisters Brigadier Alice Ebsary, Catherine Ebsary and Margaret Ebsary, all of Long Pond, Manuels; and brother Samuel Ebsary (Joan) of Ottawa, Ont. Fondly remembered by step-daughters Evelyn (Mrs. James Smith) of Toronto, Ont., and Ella Rogers of St. John`s; and grandchildren Jeffrey Watters (Stephanie), Robert Greeley, Kathy Jenkins and their children. Also leaving to mourn her loss are her sister-in-law Mrs. Ella Atkins of Shelburne, N.S., and brother-in-law Reuben Seaman (Helen) of Calgary, Alta. She will be sadly missed by her special friend Mrs. Wilhemina Smith of Fairhaven. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-12 noon Monday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2002

SEARLE, Anne Patricia - December 2, 2002, sadly, our loving Mother, Anne Patricia Searle, formerly of Newfoundland, passed peacefully away at Ottawa General Hospital, surrounded by her children: Gene, Ruth, Marilyn, Wayne, Linda, Patty and Marsha. In the Arms of God, our Mom was carried up over the final hill to be reunited with her son Edward George; parents Mary and George Simmons, formerly of Whitbourne, Newfoundland; her sisters: Muriel and Marjorie; brother George and grandchildren Andrew Searle and Wayne John Searle. Left to remember and miss Mom`s angelic qualities of kindness, honesty, compassion, humor and dignity, besides her children and families, are her brothers: Eric and Gene Simmons; her sister Buelah Power; nieces, nephews, cousins and many grand and great-grandchildren. Mom, you were our angel in life and now you are our angel in heaven. We love you Mommy and will miss you always Your, loving children Donations in Mom`s memory can be made to Moncton General Hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cole Funeral Services (613)831-7122.
December 07, 2002

SEARS, William - Passed peacefully away on Friday, December 20, 2002 after a short illness, at his home on the Backline Road, Goulds, age 81 years. Predeceased by his parents, Peter and Annie Sears. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife of 55 years, Margaret (nee Anthony); three sons: Wayne (Cynthia), Billy (Kathy), Peter (Winnie), all of Mount Pearl; four daughters: Elizabeth (George Power), Barrie, ON, Margaret (Jerry Noseworthy), Lower Sackville, N.S., Mary (Wade O`Reilly), Lantz, N.S., Donna (Pat Guiney), Goulds; fifteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; seven brothers: Jimmy (Marg), Peter (Ruby), Raymond (Hannah), Joe (Catherine), Edward (Joy), Doug, Gerald (Donna); three sisters: Shirley (Bill Street), Eleanor (Ed Vatcher), Doreen (Bill English); special friends Jack Clancey and Bill Howell. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral on Monday, December 23 at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin`s Church, Goulds. Interment in St. Kevin`s Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
December 21, 2002

SHANNAHAN, John Paul - Surrounded by the love of his family, we announce the peaceful passing of John (Jack) Shannahan of Renews, on December 3, 2002, at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, in his 92nd year. Predeceased by his loving wife of 50 years, Rita in 1997. Left with cherished memories three sons: Tom, Eugene (Jeanie), Gerry (Barb); five daughters: Mechtilde (Steve), Frances (Eric), Lorraine (John), Monica (Robert), Pauline (Jerry); fifteen grandchildren: Keith, Dale and Krista Carew; Neil and Janine Stratton; Peter and Susan King; Corey and Charlene Keough; Jody, Jeremy and Joshua Shannahan; Justin and Jeff Shannahan; and Nikita Ryall, and many other nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially niece Margaret Devine and very caring neighbours Derm and Loretta Hearn and family, and his devoted staff and friends at Fahey`s Personal Care Home where he resided for the past ten months. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation on Wednesday, December 4 from 2 to 10 p.m., Thursday, December 5 from 2 to 10 p.m. Funeral service from Holy Apostles Church on Friday, December 6 at a time to be announced later, with interment at Holy Apostles Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
"Safely Home in Heaven at Last"
December 04, 2002

SKEFFINGTON, Beulah - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Monday, December 23, 2002, Beulah Skeffington. Aged 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Bernice Tucker (David); granddaughter Denise Pinto (John); great-grandson Christopher Pinto; brother Mericks Hicks (Kyla); sisters, Mary Tucker (Samson-deceased), and Olive Bard (Kenneth); good friends, Ruby and Sam Kelly; also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., on Wednesday from 5-9 p.m., on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue at 2 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2002. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign memorial guest book.
December 27, 2002

SMITH, Rev. Alex - It is with extreme sadness the Smith family announces the passing of Alex A. Smith on December 29, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. Alex was a retired United Church minister. Left with cherished memories of a wonderful life together, loving wife Maisie (Penney); dear Dad of son Ed (Marion), Springdale; daughter Patricia (Bill Kean), St. John`s; six grandchildren, Michelle (Sean Funk), Clarenville, Kathy (Rod Bixby), Springdale, Jennifer (Ian Farrell), Austin, Texas, Rob at Iqaluit, Penni Kean, Montreal, Jacquie Kean, Ottawa; six great-grandchildren, Samantha, Robyn and Nicholas Bixby, Alex, Ben and Timothy Funk. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral service from St. James United Church on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Heritage Memorial United Church, Musgravetown or to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 30, 2002

SMITH, Violet (nee Chaytor) - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Sunday, December 8, 2002, Violet Smith, age 90, of Manuels, Conception Bay South. Predeceased by her husband Ronald on November 18, 2002. Leaving to mourn her son Jim and wife Barb; sisters, Hazel Pelley, Allison Cedarholm, Marjorie Boulter (Sherman), Dorothy Halliday (Albert), Audrey Petten (Cliff); brother Robert (Rosa). Her seven grandchildren, Ron (Donna), Jim (Kim), Gregory (Jackie), Daphne Tilley (Radford), Betty Hiscock (Chris), Rev. Judith Young (Paul) and Barb Shaffer (Derrick); her 17 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, Conception Bay South. Visiting hours, Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, Conception Bay South on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Fund.
December 09, 2002

SNOW, Levi - Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, age 72 years. Predeceased by his daughter, Georgina. Leaving to mourn his wife Annie; daughters and sons: Rhonda, Tina (William), Barb (Lorn), Kleint (Darlene), Brian (Sherry), Kurt, Clem, Steven (Margie); son-in-law John; grandchildren: Renee, Chris, William, Aaron, Sidney, Brian, Robin, Cory, Celine, Johnny, Michael, Jeffery; great-grandchildren: Nathan, Yvonne, Tyler; special nephew: Jeffery Seymore; special friends: Pam Dawson and Mrs. Fleming; brothers and sisters: Evelyn, Doris, Winnie, Lucy, Calvin, Roy, and a special thank-you to Pastor John Murray and his wife Marilyn. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held in his memory.
December 13, 2002

SNOW, Terry M - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 18, 2002, Terry Snow, age 57 years. Predeceased by his father Edward. Left with fond and loving memories his wife, Marie; two sons: Daniel and David; mother Minnie, Kelligrews; brother Ross (Lynn), Brampton, ON; sister Karen, Kelligrews; mother-in-law Clara Rowe and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary`s Memorial Fund.
December 19, 2002

Somerton, Herbert
WW11 Merchant Marine
Asheville Citizen-Times (NC)
76, died Wednesday, December 18th, 2002, at his home. He was born April 30th, 1926, in Newfoundland, Canada, to the late Alexander and Flora Somerton. He left Newfoundland at the age of 17 to see the world as a Merchant Marine in World War 11. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Gail and Teresa Somerton, two sisters, Helen and Hilda, five brothers, Phillip, William James, Frederick, Cecil and George. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Somerton; three daughters, Carol Somerton of Weaverville, Patricia Jenkins and husband, Everette, of Marshall and Karen Branham and husband, Alex, of Weaverville; son Robert Somerton and wife Barbara, of Taylor, Michigan; seven grandchildren: Lisa Jenkins-Smith and husband, Scott, of Marshall, Jenny Byers and husband Craig, of Weaverville, Rebecca Towne of Glen Burnie, Md., Suzy Mace and husband Andy, of Marshall, Robert Somerton Jr. of Allen Park, Michigan, Crystal Branham of Hot Springs and Renee Piazza and husband Jacob, of Allen Park, Michigan and three great-grandchildren, Anneka Towne, Will Smith and Lauren Smith. A private Funeral Service was held on Friday morning at Madison Funeral Home. The family would like to express their deepest appreciation and thanks for the wonderful care and support that he received from nurses and staff from the Madison County Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Madison County, P.O. Box 69, Marshall, NC, 28753.**

SPRACKLIN, Geraldine - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, December 24, 2002, Geraldine Spracklin of Brigus, aged 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas (1960). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her nine children: Andrew (wife Verna), Joan (husband Paddy), Jenny (husband John), Thomas (wife Shirley), Annie, Florence (husband Eric), Ron (wife Marie), Winnie (husband Mel) and Graham; twenty-six grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; special sister Pearl Miller and brother Frank, Montreal; numerous extended family members in Newfoundland and Cape Breton. Remains rested at Broughton`s Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral service took place on Thursday, December 26, 2002 from the Anglican Church, Brigus. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery, Brigus.
December 28, 2002

SQUIRES, Joseph (Joe) - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 24, 2002, at the Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit, Joseph Ackerman Squires, aged 82 years. Predeceased by his brother George; and sister Olive. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his loving wife of 41 years, Florence (nee Oakley); three sons, Joe, Glenn (Marion) and Ward (Tina); one daughter, Joanne (John) Blake; four grandchildren, Glenn, Justin, Lauren, and Evan; sister Mildred of Boston; special nephew Jim Squires; special niece Susan Bruff and many other family and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Thursday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 27, 2002 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Joe`s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 27, 2002

STANLEY, Gladys Joan (nee White) - Our special, loving angel has left us to be with God. Joan, aged 68 years, passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family, at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit, St. John`s, on Thursday, December 19, 2002. Leaving to mourn her sad loss, loving husband and best friend, Charles; six sons: Bill (Meri), Ron (Nancy), Joe (Joanne), Terry, Robert (Jackie) and Keith (Jodi); six daughters: Phyllis Parsons (Clark), Sharon Cross (Leslie), Heather, Linda Young (Dana), Carol and Suzanne James (Barry); two brothers: Joe (Marilyn) and Tom; four sisters: Flory Stack (Art), Patricia Taylor (Owen), Linda Collins (Clinton) and Shirley Brouwer (Max); sister-in-law Mary; twenty-one grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral service to take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 22, 2002 from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds, with interment to follow in St. George`s Anglican Cemetery, Petty Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John`s.
"My beloved wife, our mother, our sister, our grandmother, Aunt Joanie, and our best friend...rest in eternal peace."
December 21, 2002

STEELE, William (Bill) - Passed away on Dec. 22, 2002, William Steele, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his loving wife Melinda Jan. 27, 1995. Leaving to mourn 10 children, Fred (Patsy), Bill (Codie), Linda (Basil), Sandra (Pat), Lorraine (Harry), Jeanette (Gerry), Chris (Judy), Dave (Marge), Daphne (Charlie), Karen (Walter). Also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home. Visiting hours Sunday, 7-9 p.m., Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Christmas Eve Tuesday to St. Patrick`s Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Alzheimer Society.
Together again in God`s Heavenly Home
December 23, 2002

ST. CROIX, Bridget - Passed peacefully away after a short illness on Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, Bridget St. Croix (nee Yetman) of St. Mary`s, aged 81 years. Predeceased by her husband Allan, parents John and Margaret Yetman, four brothers: Walter, Bill, John, and George. Leaving with fond and loving memories three daughters: Helen (Gerald) Butler, Kay (Iggie) Tobin, and Janet (Scott) Nolan; two sons: Ralph (Norah) and Wally (Anita), one sister Rita (Jack) Corbett, two brothers: Cyril (Fay), Larry (Doris), twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, especially her many friends in "Yesterday`s Youth Club", St. Mary`s. Resting at Gibbons` Funeral Home, St. Mary`s, on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm; Thursday, December 5, 2002, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 6, 2002, at Church of the Assumption, St. Mary`s, at 11:00 am. Burial to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
"On earth you toiled, in heaven you rest, God Bless you, Mom, you were the best"
December 04, 2002

SULLIVAN, Sister Catherine - Passed peacefully away at Presentation Convent, Cathedral Square, St. John`s on Sunday, December 29, 2002, aged 88 years. Predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Bride; her sisters, Rose Power and Maureen Williams; and her brothers, Tom and Wilfred. Left to mourn the Presentation Sisters; her sister Genevieve (Ned) Baker of Daphne, Alabama; many devoted nieces and nephews, beloved great-nieces and nephews and precious great-great-nieces and nephews and friends. Resting at Presentation Motherhouse, Cathedral Square, St. John`s. Visiting hours on Monday from 11 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Vigil service at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Mass of Christian Burail at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Tuesday, December 31 at 2 p.m. Interment at Presentation Cemetery, Cathedral Square.
December 30, 2002

SULLIVAN, Sister Catherine - Passed peacefully away at Presentation Convent, Cathedral Square, St. John`s on Sunday, December 29, 2002, aged 88 years. Predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Bride; her sisters, Rose Power and Maureen Williams; and her brothers, Bruce, Tom, Patrick and Wilfrid. Left to mourn the Presentation Sisters; her sister Genevieve (Ned) Baker of Daphne, Alabama; many devoted nieces and nephews, beloved great-nieces and nephews and precious great-great-nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Presentation Motherhouse, Cathedral Square, St. John`s. Visiting hours on Monday from 11 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Vigil service at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Mass of Christian Burial at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Tuesday, December 31 at 2 p.m. Interment at Presentation Cemetery, Cathedral Square.
December 31, 2002

SUTTON, Helen (Nellie) - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 31, 2002 at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home in the presence of her loving family, Helen (Nellie) Sutton of Trepassey, age 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Stan in 1976. Leaving to mourn, her daughter Frances Sutton; son Hubert (Sandra); granddaughter Mary Lou (Jimmy); grandsons, Shawn and Alan; two special great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Siohban; special friend Mary Sutton, Trepassey; three nieces, ten nephews and their families; also cousins and friends in Trepassey and St. John`s. She will be resting at Trepassey Funeral Home on Jan. 1, 7-10 p.m., Jan. 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Interment at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Trepassey.
January 02, 2003

SWYERS, Harry - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 24, 2002 at his home in Bonavista, Harry Swyers, aged 83. Left to mourn, wife Evelyn; brother Charlie (Millicent); nephews, nieces, other relatives and a large circle of friends. Funeral took place in Bonavista on December 26, 2002.
December 27, 2002

SWYERS, Harry - Passed peacefully away on December 24, 2002, at his home in Bonavista, Harry Swyers, aged 83. Left to mourn wife Evelyn; brother Charlie (Millicent); nephews, nieces, other relatives, and a large circle of friends. Funeral took place in Bonavista on December 26, 2002.
December 28, 2002

TAYLOR, Florence Rosalie (Rose) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 1, 2002, Rose Taylor, aged 74 years. Predeceased by her parents Woodley and Annie French; first husband Rupert Lester; and husband Bert Taylor; brothers-in-law, William Skinner and Leo Galway. Leaving to mourn four sisters, Mary Skinner, England, Patricia Galway, Riverhead, Ruby Whelen (Edward), Harbour Grace, Alice Dawe (Peter), Bay Roberts; one brother George French (Shirley), St. John`s; step-son Crosbie Lester, St. John`s; one step-daughter Lynn Benfield of Nova Scotia; special friend Debbie Dunn and number of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 02, 2002

TUCKER, Harold - It is with a heavy heart we announce the loss of a dear husband, loving father, devoted grandfather and loyal friend. Harold passed peacefully away on Dec. 7, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, age 67 years of Bell Island. Predeceased by brother Melvin and wife Marg. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Mary (nee Dwyer); loving daughter Bonnie Hawco (Colin) and only grandchild Matthew; loving son Glen, wife Carrie; four step-daughters, Michelle, Tina Marie, Darlene and Natasha (Pidgeon); sisters, Hazel McCarthy (Ralph), Marina Parsons (Bill), Louise Conway (Mick), Christine Kitchen (Dave); brothers, Bill (Kit), Clarence (Rose), Fred (Hazel); a wonderful mother-in-law Maude Dwyer; special friends, Kevin and Peggy Cole, Jim Durdle and Charles Maddicks; as well as many other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service with remains will take place on Monday, Dec. 9, 2002 at 11 a.m. in St. Cyprians Church. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. K. Grewal and staff of 4 North A.
December 08, 2002

VATERS, Louise - Passed peacefully away at home on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, Louise "Weezie" Vaters, aged 54 years. Predeceased by her father Samuel Anderson and brother Melvin Anderson. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Harris; son Todd; daughter Kelly and cherished canine companion Rudy. Also leaving to mourn her mother Myrtle Anderson; brothers: John (Olive), Aubrey (Hazel) and Cecil (Phyllis); sisters: Nina Anderson (Melvin) and Betty Reid (Willis); brothers-in-law: Irvin (Ruby), Lindbergh (Loretta), Lionel (Rosemary) and Perry (Sharon); sister-in-law Phyllis Barfoot. Weezie, as she was affectionately known by all who knew her, will also leave to mourn a wide circle of other family and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 8, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove with interment to follow at Memorial United Church Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove or a charity of one`s choice.
"May God Bless Our Angel"
December 06, 2002

WALSH, Dennis (Din) - Passed peacefully away at the Sir Leonard A. Miller Center on Monday, December 2, 2002, Din Walsh in his 85th year of Country Path, Holyrood. Predeceased by his parents: Michael & Julia Ann Walsh; his sisters: Margaret, Frances, Bride, Bertha; his brothers: Joseph, William, Michael, John and Bernard. Leaving to mourn are his special nephew, Alphonsus Walsh, other nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Monday from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 following 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
"Forever with the Lord"
December 03, 2002

WALTER, Maxwell - Age 87, Fox Roost. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Walters announce his passing on December 26, 2002 at Carbonear General Hospital in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn with precious memories two daughters, Marie St. Croix (George), Cape Ray, Lorraine Walters, Port Saunders; three sons, Herman (Jeanette), Carbonear, Ivan (Carrie), Port aux Basques, Basil (Albertine), Newmarket, Ont.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Elsie Pratt (Vernon) of Williams Lake, B.C.; sisters-in-law, Stacey Walters, Dartmouth, Hazel Meade, Fox Roost, Lorna Buffett (Reginald), Margaree, Mary Chaisson, Port aux Basques; brothers-in-law, Augustus Meade (Marie), Eric Meade, Willard Meade (Dorothy), all of Fox Roost; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Mary Jane in 1987; three brothers, Alec, Bernard and Nathan; one sister Laura Meade. Visitation will take place on Saturday, December 28, at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 30 at 11 a.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre`s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Donations may be made to the Mazol Shriners, Box 2385, St. John`s, Nfld. A1C 6E7. The family guest book may be signed through our Web site www.barretts.ca
December 29, 2002

WHALEN, Hedley - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, December 4, 2002, Hedley Whalen of Western Bay, age 91 years. Predeceased by first wife Myrtle (nee King); brothers: Willis, Ronald and Douglas; sister Maude Pennell. Leaving to mourn wife Marjorie; one daughter Nina, Gander; one son Donald (Cynthia), Western Bay; four grandchildren: Karen (Grant), David, Jill and Kurt; two step-sons: Raymond (Doris) Penney and Edwin (Geneva) Penney, both of Green`s Harbour; six step-grandchildren: Keith, Yvette, Corrette, Kevin, Michelle and Mark; three sisters: Blanche Wheadon, Lindsay, ON, Pearl King, Mount Pearl and Beatrice Penney, Western Bay; brother-in-law Melvin King, St. John`s; sister-in-law Effie (Nelson) Mutrey, St. John`s; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY until 12:00 noon Friday, December 6. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from McDowell United Church and Cemetery, Western Bay. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to Prostate Cancer or Breast Cancer Research. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
December 05, 2002

WHELAN, Matthew (Lar) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, December 15, 2002, Matthew (Lar) Whelan of Colliers, aged 79 years. Predeceased by five sisters and three brothers. Leaving to mourn numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, also brother-in-law Patrick Cole. Resting at Conway`s Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 18 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers. Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Rest in Peace
December 17, 2002

WHITE, Gary - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, Gary White, aged 49 years. Leaving to mourn his loving parents, Ray and Leah White at St. John`s; sisters, Shirley Chafe and Daphne Pierce; one nephew; five nieces; and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-8 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2002 with cremation to follow at Gary`s request. Memorial service to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. No flowers by request. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2002

WHITE, Gary - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, Gary White, aged 49 years. Leaving to mourn his loving parents, Ray and Leah White at St. John`s; sisters: Shirley Chafe and Daphne Pierce; one nephew; five nieces; and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-8 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2002 with cremation to follow at Gary`s request. Memorial service to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. No flowers by request. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 17, 2002

WICKS, Thomas - Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes on December 14, 2002, Thomas Wicks, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents Elizabeth and James; brother Fred; sister May Stewart and brother-in-law Ross Piercey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Annie Margaret; sons: Alex (Diane), Sudbury, Ont., Jim (Lynn), Regina, Sask.; daughters: Linda (David Barton), Betty (Gordon Burke); sister Madge Piercey; seven grandchildren: Gordie (Michelle) Burke, Fort McMurray, Arlene (Bob) Martin, Gander, Todd (Tracy) Burke, Dartmouth, Trevor (Dorothy) Barton, Iqaluit, Douglas Barton, Iqaluit, Donald (Tammy) Barton, Petawawa and Kim (Corey) Terryberry, Niagara Falls; six great-grandchildren: Matthew, Daniel, Jesse, Matthew, Braeden and Liam plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home from 7-9 Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 Monday. Funeral service to take place from Fraser Road United Church, Gander on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Wicks` memory can be made to Lakeside Homes or All Saints Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace
December 17, 2002

WILLIAMS, Elizabeth Ann (Lizzie) (nee Rossiter) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on December 4, 2002, Elizabeth Williams, aged 76 years. Leaving to mourn two sisters: Ethel (John) Fennelly at Port Kirwan, Fermeuse, Theresa (Edward) Duggan at Cape Broyle; four brothers: Aiden at Kelly`s Personal Care Home, Goulds, Gerald (Marg) at Toronto, Randell at Montreal and Martin (Kathleen) at St. John`s; also leaving to mourn nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends, including the management and staff of Dinn`s Nursing Home, Witless Bay, also her Godfather Joe Rossiter at Fahey`s Personal Care Home, Fermeuse. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls. Visitation hours Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at Immaculate Conception Church, Cape Broyle on Friday, December 6 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Our Lady of the Cape R.C. Cemetery, Cape Broyle. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 05, 2002

WINDSOR, Sarah Margaret (nee Pope), R.N. - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Nursing Home, Clarke`s Beach on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, Sarah Margaret Windsor, aged 85 years. She was the former Director of Nursing at the General Hospital and also the former Director of Child Welfare for the Province of Newfoundland. Predeceased by her husband Alexander Windsor; parents: Henry Joseph and Mary Clarinda Pope. Leaving to mourn one brother Clarence Pope; nephews: Morris Hodder and James Gardner Hodder III; niece Robin deVerteuil and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-4 pm on Thursday. Funeral Services will be held at Barrett`s Chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2002. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Restoration Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 19, 2002

WINTER, M. Walcot - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John`s on Sunday, December 1, 2002, M. Walcot Winter aged 79 years. Predeceased by his brother Gerald; sister Elizabeth Munn; brothers-in-law, John Munn and Kenneth Strang. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary Ethel "METT" (nee Munn); daughters, Sharon Woodford (Rick) and Susan Dowden (Herb); son Robert (Trudy); grandsons, Daniel and Mitchell Winter. Also leaving to mourn are his brother, Gordon (Millicent); sister Barbara Strang, Victoria, B.C.; special caregiver Margaret Greening; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. At Walcot`s request cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church with interment to follow in the Forest Road Anglican Cemetery Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of one`s choice.
December 02, 2002

WOODMAN, Rex - Passed peacefully away at home on December 8, 2002 at the age of 76 years. Left with a lifetime of fond and loving memories, his devoted wife Sylvia of 38 years. Predeceased by his first wife Emma; parents Aubrey Jack and Elsie Woodman; brother Fred. He will be sadly missed by his children, Barbara Murphy (Dan), Glenda Henderson (Tom), Elaine Andrews (Lloyd), Rex Jr. (Mary), Maxine Lake (Raymond), Helena Cranford (Dan), Rose Hedlund (Bill), Selby (Pauline), Joanne Brewer (Joe); step-daughter Blanche O`Brien (Pat) and her three boys; special niece Catherine Strickland (Derek) and her two daughters. Also left to mourn 15 grandchildren and four great-granddaughters; brothers, Robert (Dora), Chris, Bill (Ethel); sisters, Mecco Butler, Mable Drover (Don), Ada Gosse (Harvey); mother-in-law Hazel Sooley; brothers-in-law, Selby (Norma), Cecil (Lillian), Clayton (Monica); sisters-in-law, Gertie (Dave Boone), Beatie (Dave Andrews), Shirley Woodman and Maisie Woodman; numerous nephews and nieces. Also "Poppy" to two special girls. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home. Family and close friends can pay their respects on Monday, December 9, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. On Tuesday, December 10 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon general visitation welcome. There will be a private service and cremation. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
December 09, 2002

 

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