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The Telegram Obituaries
December 2003

 

ADELSKI, Mary (Molly) Cahill - Passed peacefully away, December 1, 2003, in Raleigh, North Carolina, Molly Cahill Adelski, aged 81. Predeceased by her husband Boris Adelski, and two brothers: Brian in Ottawa, Cyril in St. John`s. Leaving to mourn daughter Elizabeth, Raleigh, North Carolina; son Robert, Shanghai, China; and her beloved granddaughter Nicole, Shanghai, China; two sisters: Rosemary Arrott, Cleveland, Ohio and Hildred MacDonald, British Columbia; two brothers: Burke, Victoria, British Columbia and Tom, St. John`s, NL. & a wide circle of friends.
January 05, 2004

ANDREWS, Alexander Herbert - Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge on Monday, December 29th, 2003, Alexander Herbert Andrews in his 91st year. Predeceased by his loving wife Phyllis (Dawe). Leaving to mourn are his daughters: Judy (Herman) Starkes, and Pam; son: Derek (Linda); grandchildren: Tracey (Carl), Darryl, Philip (Stephanie), James and Mark; great-grandchild, Ainslee Gosse; sisters: Mildred Paradis and Nancy Wheeler; brothers: Clifton (Olive) and William (Ruby); special niece, Gloria Bruce and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7 pm - 9 pm on Monday, December 29, 2003 and from 2 pm - 4 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm on Tuesday, December 30, 2003. The Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at The Anglican Cemetery, Forest Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael`s and All Angels Anglican Church, St. John`s, or Mazol Shriners Children`s Transportation Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 30, 2003

BABB, Warren - Passed peacefully away on December 29, 2003 in his 73rd year, Warren Babb. Predeceased by his mother and father Thomas and Susan Babb; five brothers, one sister and nephew Reverend Charles T. Babb. Leaving to mourn his wife Rita (Williams); two sons: Warren and John (Lynne); two grandchildren: Andrew and Matthew; two sisters: Myrtle Muggridge and Jane Dowding; sisters-in-law Virginia Babb, Mary Babb and Maud Babb as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, December 30 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday, December 31 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Church, Craigmillar Avenue. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary the Virgin Church Memorial Fund.
December 30, 2003

BALL, Bert - Passed peacefully away at the J.P.M. Hospital, Gander, on Dec. 22, 2003, Mr. Bert Ball, long time resident of Glenwood, in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn are his Wife of 62 years, Margaret; Sons, Bob (Trudy); Glen (Trudy); Bert (Glenda); Dave (Dellie); Bill (Ruby); Daughters, Ruth (Eugene); Verna (Lloyd); Lynn (Eric); Sandra (Dave); Cheryl (Lloyd), also 22 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, two Brothers; Howard & Wallace, Sister; Clara Keeping and a large number of other relatives & friends. Funeral service was conducted at Riverside Pentecostal Church by Pastor Tilley on Dec. 24, 2003. Interment was at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Glenwood. Donations in his memory may be made to the Gideons International.
January 09, 2004

BARNES, Henry - Passed peacefully away in Cambridge, Ont., on Dec. 19, 2003, formerly of Bell Island, age 76 years. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service on Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. from the United Church on Bell Island.
January 11, 2004

BECK, Margaret (nee Vatcher) (1921 - 2003)- Passed peacefully away at Colchester, England, December 1, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Jeff. Leaving to mourn family and friends in England; special friend Flo Barltrop and special friends Bas and Rose Vokey in Newfoundland.
December 05, 2003

BENNETT, Daphne - Passed peacefully away at the St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, on December 16, 2003, Daphne Bennett, aged 65 years. Predeceased by her mother and father, Moses and Violet Anthony, and her sister Doris Armand. Leaving to mourn her husband Michael; daughters: Beverly and Michele; son: Tony (Andrea); brother: Moses (Jen) Anthony; grandchildren: Danielle, John, Bradley, Sean Michael, and Raelene; great-grandchild: Alexander; special nephews: Carl (Olive) and Bill; as well as a number of relatives and friends. Visitation will be taking place at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Service 3 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2003, from Barrett`s Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Janeway Children`s Hospital. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 17, 2003

BENNETT, Jessie (nee Pretty) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Science Complex on December 25, 2003 in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Charles, parents Albert and Louise Pretty, brother Alan and sister Vida Pinsent (Sid), Dildo, T.B. She leaves to mourn one loving daughter Janet (Gerard MacLean), Nova Scotia, six sons: Peter (Sadie), Nova Scotia, Edward (Millie), Bernie, Gerry (Evelyn), Joe (Annette), Brian (Patty), St. John`s, as well as two sisters, Ina Newhook (Andrew) and Edna Pretty. Also leaving to mourn 19 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Special memories of her friends at Callingwood Downs, Clarke`s Beach, and the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John`s. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday December 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday December 27, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday December 28. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday December 29, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. from St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond, interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 28, 2003

BENSON, Ethel (nee Pitcher) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dearest mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She passed this life quietly on Monday, December 15, 2003 at the Glenbrook Lodge Nursing Home in her 94th year. Predeceased by her best friend and husband Eleazer (Bense), January 1997. Left with loving memories are her "one and only" daughter Lynne (David); her granddaughter Kathie; her great-granddaughter Ashlie, and Kathie`s father Basil. Also her sisters-in-law: Irene (Jack), Susie (Toronto) and Stella (Florida); many nieces, nephews, cousins, special cousins: Cecil Benson (Pearl), Audrey Lindstrom (Robert), Thomas Benson (Shirley), Rev. Gerald Benson (Ruth) and other relatives and friends. Ethel`s family would like to thank the staff at Glenbrook Lodge for their compassion and care during her stay there and a special thanks to Audrey and Bob Lindstrom and their family for their support and help. Friends may call at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton avenue on December 17, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Special viewing for family members only at 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Barrett`s Chapel on Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Canadian Bible Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2003

BISHOP, Inez - Passed peacefully away on December 10, 2003, Inez Bishop of Goulds, aged 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving husband of 50 years, Roy; daughters: Glenys (Mick) Gould, Jennifer (Don) Maddox, Marina (Ed) Foley, Cathy (Craig) Cox; grandchildren: Miranda, Jessica, Kristen, Brandon, Rebecca, Zachary and Jonas; sisters: Ivy Stroud, Joyce (Eric) Gregory, Marina (Jed) Sullivan; brothers: Vern (Marie) Hillier, Maurice Hillier; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 11, 2003

BISHOP, Inez - Passed peacefully away on December 10, 2003, Inez Bishop of Goulds, aged 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving husband of 50 years, Roy; daughters: Glenys (Mick) Goulds, Jennifer (Don) Maddox, Marina (Ed) Foley, Cathy (Craig) Cox; grandchildren: Miranda, Jessica, Kristen, Brandon, Rebecca, Zachary and Jonas; sisters: Ivy Stroud, Joyce (Eric) Gregory, Marina (Jed) Sullivan; brothers: Vern (Marie) Hillier, Maurice Hillier; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 12, 2003

BLUNDON, Herbert W. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Sunday Dec. 14, 2003 Herbert W. Blundon of Shoal Harbour age 80 years. Predeceased by wife Matilda Dec. 14, 1997 also his mother and father, two sisters, one brother and one grandson. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Pierce (Donna), daughters Vera Stanley (Charles) and Vi Parsons (Dave), nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-grandson, three brothers Wilfred (Jessie), Raymond (Nellie), Arthur (Inez), one sister Olive Hyde (Alfred) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home in Clarenville on Monday Dec. 15 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 16 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the digital X-ray unit at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital or Shoal Harbour United Church.
December 15, 2003

BOLAND, Catherine - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family and staff on December 11, 2003, at the Hoyles Escasoni, Catherine Boland of Calvert, age 83. Predeceased by her loving husband Francis Boland; granddaughter, Rhonda Goulding; and great-granddaughter, Stephanie Walsh. Leaving to celebrate her life, love, courage, strength and shining light are: Emma White (John), Molly Embanks (Wes), Margaret Reddy (William), Bridget Goulding, Francis Boland, Terrance Boland, Edna Boland, and Richard Harvey (Brenda); nineteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; two sisters: Monica Rossiter, Dorothy Mackintosh; a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends and her community. Also, fondly remembered by Jim Harvey and Hubert Goulding. The family gratefully acknowledges the support, love, care, respect and dignity given to Mom during her time at Hoyles Escasoni by staff and volunteers and residents. You are truly angels in clouds of tears and uncertainty. Thank you for making the transition easy for us. You were our guiding light. Special thanks to her personal care attendants who gave above and beyond their call - Ann Gushue, Doris Boland, Eileen Clowe, Margaret McClain and Cathy Crane. You were Mom`s sunshine in the mornings. Our deepest admiration and thanks go to you for taking loving care of Mom and making it easy for the family. Many thanks to Ryan`s Funeral Home. Resting at Calvert. A time will be given for Funeral Mass. Go forth good and gentle servant of God, and take your rightful place in heaven. Go forth good and gentle wife and mother into the waiting arms of your loving husband (Daddy). We love you. Your life had meaning. Your life is now complete. God finished what He started. How blessed we were to have you as parents. Rest gentle woman until we all meet again.
December 12, 2003

BOONE, Emmie {Quinton} - passed peacefully away at Pentecostal Senior Citizen's Home, Clarke's Beach, on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, Emmie Boone of Bareneed, aged 88 years. Predeceased by husband Arthur and sister Mary{Gordon} Greene. Leaving to mourn: sons Cyril{May} of Bishop Falls and Don {Joyce} of Bareneed; sister: Bertha {Roy} Mercer of Bay Roberts; brother: Cyril {Flo} Quinton of St. John's; four grandchildren: Lori, Brian, Kelly and Michael; special nieces: Marjorie Mercer and Muriel Nightingale as well as a number of nephews and nieces and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Wednesday 2-3 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Thursday 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Friday 10-11 a.m. Funeral service to take place on Friday, December 26, 2003 at 1 p.m. from St. Mark's Anglican Church, Bareneed. Interment in the St. Mark's Anglican Cemetery, Bareneed. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
December 24, 2003

BRAGG, Helen (nee Learning) - Passed peacefully away at her residence on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Helen Bragg, aged 84 years. Predeceased by husband Levi, granddaughter Tina, son-in-law John Christopher. Leaving to mourn sons: David (Barbara), Harry (Amy), Wayne (Liz); daughter Isabell Dowden (Dave), Susan Christopher, thirteen grandchildren, nine great-granchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Wednesday from 7 - 10 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 10 pm. Funeral service on Friday, December 19, 2003, at 11 am from All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Pouch Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the All Saints Anglican Parish Hall Building Fund.
December 18, 2003

BRUCE, Veronica (nee Wade) - Passed away suddenly at her home in Florida on December 19, 2003. Predeceased by her parents: Hubert and Annie Wade; brothers: Ambrose and Bill; and her sisters: Marie and Theresa. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Ken, daughter Donna, son Michael and granddaughter Shannon, all of Florida; sisters: Bernadette (Florida), Catherine (St. John`s); brothers: Frank and Joe (Conception Harbour); many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place in Florida.
January 09, 2004

BUTT, Christopher Patrick - Passed away suddenly on December 31, 2003, Christopher Patrick Butt, age 43 years. Predeceased by Mary and James Butt. Leaving to mourn his partner of 23 years, Juanita, two daughters Jessica (Ebby) and Sara, his devoted dog Diesel, his mother and step-father, Mary and James Dyson, brothers and sisters: Louise and Raymond Oliver, Ontario, Shirley and Bruno Di Rienzo, Ontario, Gerald and Eileen Butt, Robert and Betty Butt, Helen and Roy Goodland, Tom and Mary Butt, all of St. John`s; parents-in-law Joan and Ruben Patey; sister-in-law Joan Whiteway; brothers-in-law Andrew Whiteway and Robert Whiteway; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-9 p.m. on Friday and from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service 10 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2004 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Kevin`s Cemetery, Goulds. Flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Education Fund for Jessica and Sara. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
January 02, 2004

BUTT, Doris H.{nee Batson} - passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on December 18, 2003, aged 81 years, formerly of Shoal Harbour, NL. Leaving to mourn her sister, Vera {Paul Ostapeic} also many nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation will take place at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Memorial service and interment will be held at All Saints Church, English Harbour, Trinity Bay in June 2004.

BUTT, Marilyn - passed peacefully away at the Health Science Complex on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, after a five-year courageous battle with the horrific A.L.S. {Lou Gehrigs Disease}. Marilyn Butt {nee Clarke}, Foxtrap. Age 47 years. Predeceased by her only brother Rodney, 1993, brother-in-law Jim Caravan, 2001. Left with fond and loving memories her husband and best friend Dave. Two precious daughters Kristin and Katie. Parents, George and Emily Clarke, Long Pond. Special sister Mary Caravan, Bay Roberts; sister-in-law, Sylvia Chaytor {Clarence}, brother in-law Reg Butt {Sharon}, brother-in-law Kerry Butt and numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Saturday. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. at United Church, Topsail. Interment to follow United Church Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted as Marilyn was an avid gardener, or donations may be made to the A.L.S. Society.

BYRNE, Mary (Minnie) (nee Galway) - Born in Harbour Grace, NL July 8, 1915, passed away in The Priory in Victoria, BC on December 16, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Peter; son Peter R.; brothers: James and John and sister Bridget Byrne. Minnie is remembered by her sister Alice Burke; children: Bill (Darlene), Betty (Guy) Hanahan, Alice Lambert, Blair (Thurley), Eric (Margarita), Wally (Cathy), Bob (Mona) and Peg (Ron) Gardiner; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; daughters-in-law: Dorothy, Edna and Debbie. She was raised and lived on Bell Island until moving to Victoria in 1969. Mom will be greatly missed for the love and joy she gave to her family and friends, and the many prayers for all of us. Thanks to Drs. D. Purdon, T. Bailey and the staff at The Priory. Family and friends may pay their respects at Sands West Shore Chapel, 317 Goldstream Ave. on Thursday, December 18, 2003 between 7 and 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 19, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 768 Goldstream Ave. Interment to follow in Hatley Memorial Gardens. Sands West Shore, 317 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, B.C., 1-250-478-3821.
December 17, 2003

CAREY, Vincent - Passed peacefully away in Brampton, ON, December 7, 2003, Vincent Carey, aged 54 years. Predeceased by his mother and father, Vincent and Clara Carey and his brother, Paul. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Jackie; son, Christopher; daughters: Lisa and Hayley; mother-in-law, Josephine Gibbons; three brothers: Gus (Mona), Rocky Harbour; Will (Marie Norman), Witless Bay; Joe (Anne Marie), Witless Bay; sister-in-law, Barbara Carey (Ken White), Witless Bay; five nephews and five nieces, as well as his many friends in Brampton and Witless Bay. Cremation to take place in Brampton, ON. Memorial Service to be held in Witless Bay at a time to be announced later.
December 09, 2003

CASE, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, December 8, 2003, Margaret Case of Salmon Cove, age 90 years. Predeceased by infant son: William; son-in-law: Hayward Chislett. Leaving to mourn husband: Lloyd; five daughters: Gladys Chislett, Cavendish, Meta Howard, Texas, USA, Minnie (Neil) Mercer, Bay Roberts, Margaret (Eldon) King, Woody Point, Bonne Bay and Sylvia Case, Lewisporte; two sons: Lloyd Jr. (Mildred), Fogo and Clive (Kathy), Whitby, ON; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother: John Rose, Brockville, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 11. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Riverside United Church and Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 10, 2003

CASE, V. Clive - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 31st, 2003 at the William Olser Health Centre, Georgetown, Ontario. Clive in his 77th year, beloved husband of Winnifred, dear brother of Eleanor Rodgers of Old Perlican, NL. Predeceased by his sisters Geraldine and Elaine and by his brother Ed. Dear brother-in-law of Eunice Case of Wilmington, Mass. USA. Best friend of Dusty Stone. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Funeral and committal service were held January 3rd, 2004 in Georgetown, Ontario. Cremation has taken place. In his memory contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
January 16, 2004

CHATMAN, Chesley - Passed peacefully away at Carmelite House, Grand Falls-Windsor, on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, Chesley Chatman of Bunyan`s Cove, aged 92 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine and two sisters Effie and Elsie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter Essie Shea (Tom), Grand Falls-Windsor; sisters Nina (Joe Russeau), California; Alma (Ted), Toronto and Mary (Stan Chafe), Toronto; brother Albert (Clarice), Bunyan`s Cove; granddaughter Jacqueline Billard (Mark), St. John`s; two grandsons Kevin and Paul Shea, Grand Falls-Windsor; one great-grandson Triston Shea, Grand Falls-Windsor and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Paul`s United Church, Bunyan`s Cove. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2003 from St. Paul`s United Church, Bunyan`s Cove with interment at United Church Cemetery, Bunyan`s Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Paul`s United Church Memorial Fund, Bunyan`s Cove.
December 04, 2003

CLEARY, Ann Marie - Entered into the Joy of the Resurrection on December 24, 2003, Ann Marie Cleary. Predeceased by her loving parents Frank and Mary (Hogan) Cleary. Left with fond and loving memories are her brother Larry (Cheryl), sister Frances (Rick); special nephews: Stephen (Godson), and Andrew Bouzan; Goddaughters: Ruth Ann White and Kathleen Callanan. Especially remembered by cousins Mary Brophy (Boston), Ted and Laus Callanan and their families and many special and devoted friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-9 p.m. Friday. Vigil service 8 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church, 120 Mundy Pond Road. Cremation followed. Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at a time to be announced. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Dr. L.A. Miller Centre, 100 Forest Road, St. John`s, NL, A1E 1E5. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"No life ends until all the lives that it has touched end."
December 28, 2003

CLOWE, Joseph Patrick - Passed away peacefully on Saturday Dec. 6, 2003. Joseph Patrick Clowe aged 82 years. Predeceased by wife Catherine Clowe nee Johnson 1998 and son Keith 1992. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Brenda; son Ken (Eunice); grandchildren Patrick (Denice), Melissa and Cassandra. Great-grandchild Zachary. Brothers Tom and Jim at Ferryland and a large circle of relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff of VP3 Caribou Memorial Pavilion, Miller Centre. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral on Tuesday at the Basilica for Mass at 9:30 am. Interment in Field of Honor. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory to the Arthritis Society.
December 08, 2003

COADY, Aiden Francis - Passed away suddenly at home on Monday, December 29, 2003, in the presence of his loving family, Aiden Francis Coady, age 54 years. Predeceased by his father William 1978, mother Vera 2002 and father-in-law Ralph Ruby 1984. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 32 years, Linda (Ruby); children: Tina-Marie (Randy) Pender, Leon, Laura-Lynn (Blair), Bill (Janet) and Glen; four precious grand-children: Brittany and Briana Pender, Brandon and Travis Coady; mother-in-law Violet Ruby, brother Ted (Anne), sisters: Liz (Don) Sullivan, Nora (John) Boland, Therese (Ted) Mitchell and Mary (Tommy) Dunne, also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation and funeral notice later.
December 30, 2003

COFFEY, Leonard F. - Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Complex on Thursday, December 25th, 2003, Leonard F. Coffey, aged 76 years, formerly of Angels Cove, Placentia Bay. Leaving to mourn his loving wife and best friend, Margaret; daughter Barbara Winsor (Gary); step-daughter Jackie Green (Robert); grandchildren: Rita, AnneMarie, and Robert; sister-in-law Elizabeth Coffey; special friends Shirley Moss, David Picco, Heber Bonnell (Bonnie) and Sharon Bishop. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Friday, December 26 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 27 and Sunday, December 28, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral mass on Monday, December 29th, 2003, at 12 noon from St. Thomas of Villa Nova Church, Topsail. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
"No life ends until all the lives that it touched end." (Anonymous)
December 28, 2003

COISH, Annie - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Friday, December 12, 2003, Anastasia (Annie) Coish, age 84 years. Predeceased by her husband Llewellyn, 1991, daughters Elizabeth and Loretta, 2000. Leaving to mourn with precious and loving memories her devoted children: Colleen Kennedy (Stewart), who cared so tenderly for her; Morley (Suzanne), Nina Taylor (Freeman), Geraldine Cleary (Doug), all of C.B.S.; Jessie Anthony (Harry) of Grates Cove; Gordon (Carol-Ann), Llewellyn Jr. (Dot), both of Bay de Verde; very special granddaughter Amanda Coish (Darrell Bonnell), who lived with her, and the light of her life great-granddaughter Hayley; 18 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday 4-9:30 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Funeral will take place on Monday, December 15 at 2 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, Bay de Verde. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Bay de Verde. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or to the Children`s Wish Foundation
"Cherished memories last forever."
December 13, 2003

COLEMAN (Stephens), Josephine - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Center, December 25, 2003, Josephine Coleman. Aged 81 years. Predeceased by her mother and father, Joseph and Anne Stephens; sister, Thora and brother, Roy. Leaving to mourn, her daughter Nancy June and nephews: Robert, David, Danny, Joe and their families, as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 2-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, December 27 and 28, 2003. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, December 29, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2003

COLLINS, Elsie (nee Hynes) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Thursday, December 4, 2003, age 79 years. Left with fond and loving memories, her husband Bernard, also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 8, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
December 05, 2003

COLLINS, Eugene Patrick, Corner Brook, NL - Passed away Thursday, December 4, 2003, Eugene Collins in his 65th year at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, retired pharmacist and former proprietor of West Coast Dispensary Limited. Leaving to mourn his wife of 44 years, Anne (nee Gregory); four sons: Gary (Wendy), Cambridge, ON; Paul (Penny), Ken (Sharon), St. John`s; Rob (Shelley) Corner Brook; one daughter Joanne, St. John`s; eleven grandchildren: Stephanie, Nicole, Kristen, Kaitlin, Ryan, Michael, Stephanie, Kennedy, Sara, Max and Nicholas; four brothers: Bill (Loretta), Reg (Chris), Raymond (Patricia), of Placentia; Joe, Moncton; two sisters: Alice (Chris Cooper), St. John`s; Rosemarie (Peter Mullins), Placentia; sisters-in-law: Theresa, Mary (John Brennan), Placentia; brothers-in-law: Bob, Eugene, Placentia, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook. Visitation will be held on Saturday and Sunday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Corner Brook on Monday, December 8 at 10:30 a.m., officiated by Fr. Ambrose Hynes. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
December 05, 2003

COLLINS, Harold Francis (Harry) - April 18, 1931 - December 31, 2003 of Bowen Island, B.C. Predeceased by his parents Jimmy and Daisy; brothers: Bill and Jim; sisters: Loretta (Vinicombe), Marg (Murphy) and Joan. Leaving to mourn brothers: John F. (Irene) and Ray (Cammie); sister: Evelyn (Rickman), Rhode Island; sister-in-law: Eileen Collins and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. John Hurlburt, nurse, Jane Henly and homecare worker Val Gooch of Bowen Island and his special friends Bill and Corrine Hays who helped so much in his last days, also nurses and staff at the palliative care unit of the Lions Gate Bridge Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. Harry appreciated their compassionate support, as did the family. Cremation has taken place.
January 09, 2004

COLLINS, Raymond Arthur - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, Mr. Raymond A. Collins of Spaniard`s Bay, 67 years. Predeceased by father William Collins, mother Bertha Collins (Clarke), and sister Myra Coombs. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Betty, son Raymond of Ontario, daughters Grace of Toronto, Ont., and Anne-Marie (husband Robert) of Brownsdale, NL, sisters Charlotte (husband John) of Upper Island Cove, Aleatha (husband Jerry) of Coley`s Point, two loving grandchildren: Rebecca and Nicole, plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Young`s Funeral Home, Spaniard`s Bay. Funeral service Monday, Dec. 8th at 2 p.m. from Holy Redeemer Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the Maultree Hill Anglican Cemetery. Visitation Saturday, Dec. 6 from 3-10 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-noon. No flowers by request. However, donations to his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador.
December 07, 2003

COOKE, Colleen (Wade) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, December 26, 2003. Colleen Cooke, formerly of Bishop`s Falls, age 60 years. Predeceased by parents Callista and Andrew Cooke; brother Dennis and nephew Justin Dwyer. Leaving to mourn beloved husband John F. Wade; sisters Anne (Leo) Power, Margaret (Tim) Cromwell, Denise Browne and Laurie Parsons; stepdaughter Cathy McCarthy; Grandchildren Morgan and Alexander; many loving nieces and nephews; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 29, 2003, at 10 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Donations may be made in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
December 28, 2003

COOKE, COSTELLO (nee Hibbs) Mary - Passed peacefully away at her residence in Toronto on Tuesday, December 23, 2003. Leaving to mourn daughter Gina Osbourne (Percy); sons Louie (Colleen), Leonard, Blair (Andrea); four grandchildren; sisters Elizabeth, Susan Quigley (Mike), Theresa Slaney (Walter), Catherine Tucker (William), Lillian Biggs (Charles) in Texas; brothers Brendan (Margaret) in St. John`s, Michael (Margaret), Martin (Elena) in Toronto; numerous nephews and nieces. Resting at Ridley`s Funeral Home in Mimico, Ont. with cremation to follow.
December 28, 2003

COOMBS, Bridget M. (nee White) - Passed peacefully away at Ocean View Rest Home in Trepassey on December 19, 2003, Bridget M. Coombs (White), age 81 years. Predeceased by husband Ambrose, 1991, and grandson Corey, 2002. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Margaret (Fred), Ann (Don), Josephine (Dan); five sons, Mike (Mary), Terry (Gladys), Roy (Roma), Norman, and Carl; two sisters, Marie White, Trepassey, Genevieve White, Bay Bulls; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Trepassey, Saturday, December 20, 2-10 p.m., Sunday, December 21, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday, December 22, 2003, at 11 a.m. from Holy Redeemer, Trepassey. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Portugal Cove South.
December 19, 2003

COOZE, Margaret (Louise) - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 21, 2003, Margaret (Louise) Cooze of St. John`s. Predeceased by her parents: Edgar and Gertrude Cooze; sister Maude. Left to mourn her passing are: Hattie Gale, her lifelong friend and companion with whom she resided; brother Bob (Lottie); sister Betty (Edgar); several nieces and nephews and a circle of other relatives and good friends. Very special thanks to the VON for their excellent care and support. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one`s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation from noon-8 p.m. on Monday, December 22 and on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-noon. Funeral service to take place from Barrett`s Chapel on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Topsail United Church Cemetery. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 22, 2003

DAWE, F. Isabelle (nee Hartery) - passed peacefully away on Friday, December 26, 2003 while surrounded by her family, Isabelle Dawe, Kelligrews. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband of 55 years, Patrick, sons Gary (Betty), Wayne (Cathy), Neil (Corinna), Randy (Chris), Brian (Charmaine), daughters Dianne Tilley, Carol Ann Cook (Ed), Lynn Dawe (Terry), Yvonne Luby (Llloyd), 18 grandchildren, sisters Loretta Power, Veronica Fedonezak, Angela (Vince) Pennell, brother Ern (Emma), sisters-in-law Mary Myers, Doris Dawe, Rita Dawe, Nell (Pat) English, special niece Shelia (Birch) Wedgwood and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at the James. J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral mass on Monday December 29 at 2 p.m. at St. Edward`s Church, Kelligrews. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kelligrews.
December 28, 2003

DONNELLY, Paul Adrian - At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, N.B., December 4, 2003, Paul Adrian Donnelly, husband of Nellie M. (Inkpen) Donnelly of Old Ridge, St. Stephen, N.B. Paul was formerly of Dunville, Placentia Bay, NL. Son of the late Paul and Rita (Fitzpatrick) Donnelly. Survived by his wife, one son, Brian (Patty) Donnelly of Oak Haven, N.B., one daughter, Lisa (Mike) Daigle of Little Ridge, N.B., one grandson, Brandon, one step-granddaughter, Ashley, seven brothers and sisters, several nieces and nephews. No visitation will be held by request. A Memorial Service was held at The S.O. Mehan & son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B., (506-466-1844) on Monday, December 8, 2003 at 1 P.M. with Rev. Dr. Garth Williams officiating. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the charity of one`s choice would be appreciated by the family.
December 09, 2003

DOODY, Joachim (Joe) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a devoted husband, father and poppy, Joachim Doody, Holyrood. Joe passed from this life quietly on December 4th, 2003, just as he had lived his life with everyone who was fortunate to know him. He is predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Ellen Doody, brothers Thomas, James, Daniel and Leo. He will be fondly remembered and lovingly remembered by his devoted wife Agnes and children Dianne Reynolds (Bill), Harbour Grace; Joe (Roxanne), Cambridge, ON; Nellie, Halifax, NS; Carmel Cole (Bill), Kelligrews; Sandra Morrissey (Darrell), Paradise; Alan and fiancée Peggy Carter, Kingston, ON and Carla and her friend Keith Whelan, St. John`s. Poppy will be sadly missed by his precious grandchildren Michael and Daniel Doody; Samantha, Stacey and William Reynolds; Joshua Cole; and Justin and Ryan Morrissey. Mother-in-law Carmel Pidgeon. His brothers Lester (Sadie), Alphonsus (Hilda), Leonard (Elizabeth), his sisters Clarissa Power (Mike) and Rita Knollmiller. His sisters-in-law Elizabeth and Anne Doody. Also Agnes` brother and sisters. Close relative and friend Daniel Doody. Special nieces and nephews, and, extended family and friends. Resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home, Holyrood, visitation at 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8, 2003 at Holy Cross Church, with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
December 05, 2003

DORAN, A. James - October 6th, 1936 -December 26th, 2003. Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. A. James Doran (Jim), Heavy Equipment Operator. Predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Evelyn Doran; brothers-in-law: John Pauba, Gerald Byrne, and James Quinn; sisters-in-law Zeta Byrne; great-nephew Aodhan Joyce; mother and father-in-law Ronald and Frances Byrne. Leaving to mourn his loving wife and friend Elizabeth (Byrne); sisters: Mary Pauba, New York, Lucy Conway (Fred), Ruby Hickey (Dennis), Ethel Hogan; brothers: John (Ursula), Ontario; Dan, Patrick, Toronto; and Richard (Janet); brothers-in-law: Kenneth Byrne (June); Ronald (Agnes), Paul; sisters-in-law Mercedes Maher (Jerry), Mary Fahey (Ray), Sheila Hennessey, Ottawa (Mike), Catherine Conway (Bob); Maureen Quinn, Shirley Thorne; uncle Jim French and Lizzie; aunt Lucy French, Bay Roberts; special cousins Lois and Kenneth Andrews, as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral mass on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 2 p.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unity or the Children`s Wish Foundation.
December 28, 2003

DORAN, Barbara A. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, December 26, 2003, Barbara A. Doran of Carbonear, age 48 years. Predeceased by mother-in-law: Joan Doran. Leaving to mourn, husband: Brian; two sons: David and Christopher, both of Carbonear; parents: Ambrose G. and Phyllis E. Janes, Carbonear; grandmother: Drucella Janes, Carbonear; two brothers Clarence (Ellen) Janes and Jeff (Lila) Janes, both of Carbonear; parents-in-law: William and Louise Doran, Harbour Grace; brother-in-law: Kevin Doran, Alberta; sisters-in-law: Ann Doran White, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Mary Doran (Ed Slade), Carbonear, Kathy Doran, Alberta, and Margaret (Tony) Pye, Ontario; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`s FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until noon on Sunday, December 28, Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Cremation to take place. Inurnment to follow on Monday, December 29 at 2 p.m. at the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Chemotherapy Unit, Carbonear General Hospital c/o the TCP Health Foundation or the Children`s Wish Foundation. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2003

DORAN, Edward J. - 1914-2003. It is with great sadness that the family of Edward Doran announces his passing on Sunday, December 21, 2003. Predeceased by his wife Philomena in 1990. Left with many loving memories are his daughter Anne (husband Stephen Phillips) and son David (wife Lillian); his grandchildren Gillian, Peter, Daniel and Elliott Phillips, and Adam, David, Nathan and William Doran. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Monday, December 22, with visitation from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 23 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Flowers are gratefully declined. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. May his gentle soul rest in peace
December 22, 2003

DUFFETT, Geneva - Passed away suddenly at her home on Monday, December 8, 2003, Geneva (Jennie) Duffett in her 76th year. Predeceased by her husband Alex and her parents Samuel and Triffie Reid. Left to mourn brothers: Gordon (Phyllis), John (Evelyn) and sisters Olive (Stanley, deceased), Gwen (Doug), Shirley (Claude); special friend Joe; also aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, December 11, 2003 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 09, 2003

DUFFITT, Raymond - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Chamberlains on Wednesday, December 17, 2003, Raymond Duffitt, age 55 years. Leaving to mourn one son Paul (Chrissy); his mother Catherine; sister Cathy (Paul); brother Cecil and nephew Cecil; special friends Ralph and Sherry Taylor; also other relatives and friends. Visitation will be at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Long Pond.
December 19, 2003

DUNN, John Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 2nd, 2003, John Joseph Dunn, at the age of 86 years, World War II Veteran, 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regiment Royal Artillery, long-time employee of A. Harvey and Company. Predeceased by special sister-in-law Loretta Cahill. Leaving to mourn his sad loss, his loving wife Elizabeth Cahill; sons John (Alda), Michael (Florence), Shaun; daughters: Ellen (Bill Maher), Charmaine (Bill Bursey), Scarlet (Bill Hann), Mary Lou (Brendan Veres); seventeen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sister Catherine Way; brother-in-law Michael Cahill (Louise); also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 5th, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
December 04, 2003

DUNN, Wayne J. - It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne J. Dunn announce his passing on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, three days after his 56th birthday, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his mother and father, Ann and Bill. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife Betty (Slaney) and precious children Danielle (John) and Brad (Deirdre), four brothers: David (Sylvia), Denis (Sharon), Ron (Linda) and Kevin (Fern); mother-in-law Mary (Sylvester) Slaney; brothers-in-law Sandy (Joy), Bren (Pat), Kevin (Viola), Wish (Madeline) and Dan (Nora), and a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 7-10 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon. Funeral Mass on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at wayne.dunn@nf.sympatico.ca
"God saw you getting weary And a cure was not to be
He put His arms around you And whispered come to me"
January 02, 2004

EARLE, James - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, December 11, 2003, James Earle, well-known businessman of Shearstown, aged 84 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Florence Earle, sister: Marjorie Dwyer and brother William. Leaving to mourn his wife Marcie; son: Llewellyn (Roberta); two grandchildren: Angela and Erin; sister: Doris (Frank) Pardy; brother-in-law: Joe Dwyer and sister-in-law: Pearl Earle; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. He rested at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Funeral Service took place on Sunday, December 14, 2003 at 2 pm from Trinity United Church, Shearstown with interment in the United Church Cemetery, Shearstown. Donations in his memory may be made to Trinity United Church, Shearstown.
December 17, 2003

EBSARY, Catherine, R.N. - Passed away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Friday, December 26, 2003, Catherine Ebsary, R.N., of Long Pond, Manuels, age 90 years. Predeceased by her sister Elvina Seaman and brother Samuel Ebsary. Leaving to mourn her sisters, Brig. Alice Ebsary, S.A. and Margaret Ebsary, both of Long Pond, Manuels, and very special niece Kaye Dawe (Edward) and grandnephews Paul (Michelle), Michael (Heather), Peter (Jennifer) and Christopher (Shalon) and grandneice Lori Ann (Boyd). Also leaving to mourn, sister-in-law Joan Ebsary and nephews John (Denise) and Michael (Cathy) and nieces Pauline Kirkwood and Sally Campbell (Andrew); and their children. She will also be missed by her great-great nieces Laura and Allyson, with whom she had many tea parties, and great-great nephew Nathan, who always brought a twinkle to hear eye. Cass`s family would like to thank her caregivers, Althea Hillier, Judy Dawe and Betty Dehann for their compassion and care in recent months, and a special thanks to the nurses at the Palliative Care Unit - you are truly extraordinary people. Also, leaving to mourn many friends met during a lifetime of caring for others. Resting at Barretts Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, December 27 and 28, 2003. Funeral services will be held at Barrett`s Chapel on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2003

EDISON, Leonard - Passed peacefully away on December 10, 2003 in the presence of his family at the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre, after a long battle with cancer, Leonard Edison in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 65 years, Alice (Yetman); one daughter, Anne Marie (Daniel); seven sons: David (Carmel), Surrey, BC, Donald (Sheldeen), Squamish, BC, Leonard (Marilyn), St. John`s, Frank (Sharon), Bridgewater, NS, Doug (Jean), St. John`s, John (Cathy), Ottawa, ON, Gerard (Karen), Trenton, ON; two sisters: Marjorie Lundrigan (Jack, predeceased), Barbara Ann Vinnicombe (Jack); sister-in-law Margaret (predeceased Herbert); twenty-five loving grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road, St. John`s from 2-9 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick`s Church, Patrick Street, St. John`s at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road, St. John`s. In lieu of flowers, please make a donations the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre, St. John`s or the Cancer Society.
December 11, 2003

EDISON, Leonard - Passed peacefully away on December 10, 2003 in the presence of his family at the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre, after a long battle with cancer, Leonard Edison in his 84th year. Predeceased by his daughters: Judith and Diane Tucker. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 65 years, Alice (Yetman); one daughter, Anne Marie (Daniel); seven sons: David (Carmel), Surrey, BC, Donald (Sheldeen), Squamish, BC, Leonard (Marilyn), St. John`s, Frank (Sharon), Bridgewater, NS, Doug (Jean), St. John`s, John (Cathy), Ottawa, ON, Gerard (Karen), Trenton, ON; two sisters: Marjorie Lundrigan (Jack, predeceased), Barbara Ann Vinnicombe (Jack); sister-in-law Margaret (predeceased Herbert); twenty-five loving grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road, St. John`s from 2-9 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Friday. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick`s Church, Patrick Street, St. John`s at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road, St. John`s. In lieu of flowers, please make a donations the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre, St. John`s or the Cancer Society.
December 12, 2003

ENGLISH, Eva Maude - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Friday, December 19, 2003. Eva Maude English. Predeceased by her husband Richard and daughter Mary. Leaving to mourn her children: Helen (Lawrence), Hubert (Donza), Alex (Agnes), Joan (Rodger), Laura (Detlef), Richard (Valerie); 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home for their kindness and dedication. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 22, 2003 at 11:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
December 19, 2003

ENRIGHT, Mary F. - on December 3, 2003 of Baldwin, L.I. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dear sister of Angela Power, John (Sarah), Brendan (Kathleen), Michael (Alice) and Joseph (Mary) Finn and the late James Finn and Frances Buck. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and God children. Reposing at the Macken Mortuary, Rockville Centre Chapel, 52 Clinton Ave., Rockville Centre, 7-9 Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass at St. Christopher`s Church, Baldwin, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Cemetery of the Holy Rood, Westbury. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Care Network, 900 Merchants Concourse, Westbury, NY 11590 or Family and Children`s Association, ATTN: Sean Phillips, VP of Development, 100E Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501.
December 07, 2003

EVERSON, Beatrice Mary (nee Martin) - Passed suddenly away in the presence of her family on December 30, 2003, at the Health Sciences Centre. Predeceased by her husband Robert and her four children: John, Robert, Mary Ann and Rosalita. Left to mourn her daughters: Maureen (Harold) Kelly, Catherine Fromm, Madelon (Louis) Schmidendof, Millie (Jimmy) Cahill, Adelaide (Paul) Rahmann; sons: Dave (Kathleen), Ron (Debbie), Bobby (Gina), Gordie (Sheila) and nineteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, TORBAY. Visitation Wednesday from 7 pm - 10 pm, Thursday, January 1st, from 10 am - 10 pm., and Friday, January 2nd, from 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Friday, January 2, 2004, at 2 pm. from St. Michael`s Church, Flatrock. Interment to follow at St. Michael`s Cemetery, Flatrock. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
January 02, 2004

FARRELL, Patrick J. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, December 29, 2003, Patrick J. Farrell of Harbour Grace, age 73 years. Predeceased by parents: John and Mary; sisters: Carmel McCarthy and Isabelle MacKay. Leaving to mourn nephew: Ken (Carolyn) McCarthy, Salmon Cove; nieces: Sheila (Keith) Fugere, Halifax, NS and Geri Taylor, Calgary, AB; great-nephews: Brendan and Matthew McCarthy and Michael Taylor; great-nieces: Danielle Fugere and Tasha Taylor; special friends: Mabel Spurrell, Harbour Grace and Mike (Paula) Reynolds, Riverhead, Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE and from where the funeral will take place on Wednesday, December 31 at 10:00 a.m. Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Flowers gratefully accepted; or as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland & Labrador Lung Association. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 30, 2003

FIFIELD, Edward Patrick "Ed" - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 4, 2003 at the Sunnybrook Health Care Centre, Toronto, in his 68th year. Ed, beloved husband to Marie Fifield (nee Rothman) for over 40 years. Loving father to his beautiful daughter Susan Fifield. Survived by his sister Margaret Flynn and predeceased by his brothers Alfred "Bud" and John "Jack." Friends will be received at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles) on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Gabriel`s Roman Catholic Church, 650 Sheppard Ave. E., on Monday, December 8, 2003 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
December 05, 2003

FOLEY, Thomas Michael - Passed away suddenly at his home in Placentia on December 25, 2003, age 66 years, formerly of Little Barisway, P.B. Predeceased by parents Elizabeth and James Foley, brother James and sister Georgina. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Patricia; daughters Kathy (Brendan), Darlene (Peter), Brenda (Bill), Tracy (Gordie), Linda (Ken); son Thomas Jr.; grandchildren Lindsay, Lucas, Joshua, Alexandra, Ashley and Olivia. Also leaving to mourn his sisters Clara, Marguerite, Mercedes and their families. Tom will also be missed by his loving canine companion Sasha, who has always been by his side. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 10 a.m. Tuesday December 30 at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Barisway.
December 28, 2003

FOWLER, Minnie Florence (Barnes) - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Minnie Florence (Barnes) Fowler announce her passing at the Carmelite House, in Grand Falls-Windsor on the 7th of December, 2003 at the age of 86. Minnie was a member of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Predeceased by husband Arthur; parents Harry and Ethel (Snow) Barnes; and sister Anne Dawe. Left with fond and loving memories, daughter Elizabeth Granter (Tom) of Grand Falls-Windsor; also leaving to mourn grandchildren: Ross (Heather) Granter of Grand Falls-Windsor, Dianne (Bill) Dawe of Calgary, AB, Paul (Tracy) Granter of Calgary, AB, Craig (Melinda) Granter of Calgary, AB and Mark Granter of Calgary, AB; great-grandchildren: Timothy Granter of Grand Falls-Windsor, Krista and Brant Dawe of Calgary, AB, Catreena Woodbeck of Calgary, AB, Craig Thomas Granter of Calgary, AB and Helena Granter of Calgary, AB; Minnie`s brothers: Fred (Marjorie) Snow, Wallace (Marie) Snow, Walter (June) Snow, Don Snow; Minnie`s sisters: Joan (Clifford) Andrews, Louise (Peter) Stalder; along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Rev. Randy Lockyer, Rev. Beverly Kean-Newhook, Rev. Walter Hammond conducted the funeral service at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on December 9, 2003. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bob Thompson, Jack Thompson, Frank Downey, Dave Dyke, Jim Constable, George Piercey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Mike Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes. For online condolences please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca
December 11, 2003

FOWLER, Sarah (Sadie) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Sarah (Sadie) Fowler of Brigus, aged 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Richard; parents, Cornelius and Frances Shea; brother, Rev. P.V. Shea; sister, Mary Morrissey. Leaving to mourn brother, Leo Shea (Bernadette), Gander; sister-in-law, Madallen Penney, St. John`s; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Broughton`s Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral to take place on Friday, December 12, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church, Brigus. Interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery, Brigus. Visitation hours Thursday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 11, 2003

FOWLER, Violet Ann - Died suddenly on December 25th, 2003, in her 87th year. Violet Ann Fowler (nee Lamb). Predeceased by her husband, Walter. Leaving to mourn, son Stanley and wife Dorothy; daughter Maureen and husband Silas, residing in Ontario; son Peter and wife Patsy; son Walter and wife Barbara; son John and wife Margaret; daughter Judy and husband George Roberts; daughter Agnes. Also leaving to mourn sisters Margaret O`Leary, residing in Ontario, and Rose Dillion of St. John`s, along with 23 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Funeral service on Monday, December 29th, at 11:30 a.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 28, 2003

FRAMP, Chesley William - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, December 28, 2003, in the presence of his loving family at St. Luke`s Home, Chesley William Framp of Hermitage (honorary and devoted member of the L.O.L. #164) in his 89th year. Predeceased by his wife Elizabeth; father James; and mother Maria. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his son Fred (Melita) and daughter Sadie Wells (Calvin); three grandchildren: Sheldon, Melanie and Joanne; as well as a large circle of other relatives, friends and the staff at St. Luke`s Home. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; and on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Funeral service to be held from Barrett`s Chapel on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations may be made to St. Luke`s Homes. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 29, 2003

GIBBONS, Alexander (Sandy) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, in the presence of his loving family, Alexander (Sandy) Gibbons, of Gaskiers, SMB, aged 61 years. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Matilda (Tilly) Gibbons. Leaving to mourn his sad loss his loving and devoted wife of 33 years, Pauline; sons: Cory (Tammy), Todd (Natasha), daughter Sandra (Rob); four granddaughters: Emily, Kaitlyn, Jenna, Carlee; four brothers: Hilary (Marg), Eugene (Ros), Gerard (Dianne), Roger (Carolanne); three sisters: Carmel (Eugene), Uriel (Ferg), Theresa (Anthony); eleven brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends, especially the caring staff of the Waterford Hospital Dialysis Unit. Resting at Gibbons` Funeral Home, St. Mary`s, on Wednesday, December 31, 2003, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm; 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Thursday, January 1, 2004, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm; 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Friday, January 2, 2004, at 11:00 am at St. Mary`s. Burial to follow.
December 31, 2003

GILLINGHAM, Florence (nee Sharpe) - It is with great sadness and loving memories on the passing of a loving wife, mother and grandmother on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, Florence Gillingham (nee Sharpe). Aged 55 years. Predeceased by her mother and father: Mary Ellen and Thomas Sharpe; brothers: Archibald and Gerald Sharpe. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Maxwell; children: Maxine (Dave), Pam (Paul) and Morley (Corina); two precious grandchildren: Ryan and Morgan; sisters: Ellen Quilty (Mike), Marie Jennings (Wayne) and Diane Quilty (Fabian); brother Kevin Lawlor (Yvonne); sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Groves (Richard) and Ellen Sharpe; also a large number of loving nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road on Sunday from 1-10 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-noon. Funeral service to be held from Topsail United Church on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Topsail United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 07, 2003

GILLIS, Maude (nee Downey) - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Maude Gillis of Loch Leven, age 72 years. Predeceased by her husband Martin (1990), brothers Richard and Vincent, sister Marie Gale and parents Margaret (nee McIsaac) and Alexander Downey. Leaving to mourn her children: Gerald Gillis (Edna Hodder), Anne Marie, Martin (Mathelde Hensel), Nicholas (Maureen Bourgeois), Richard (Margaret), Stephen (Sharon Bucknell), Margaret (Peggy) (Trevor Oates); eleven grandchildren: Erin, Kelly, Alexander, Stephanie, Sarah Oates, Phillip, Ian, Sean, Sean, Shane and Colin Gillis; brothers and sisters: Rita Quilty, Bride Ryan (Ambrose), Frank, Helena Patry (Alfred), Gerald (Geraldine), John (Vivian), Walter (Linda), Albert; sister-in-law Debbie Downey; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday, December 17, 2003 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 18th, 2003, at 11 a.m. from Holy Rosary Church, Portugal Cove. Cremation to Follow.
December 17, 2003

GOODYEAR, Louise - Passed away at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, Mrs. Louise Goodyear of Carmanville, in her 77th year. Predeceased by her brother William Davis, brothers-in-law Albert Blackwood and Dorman Foster. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Gordon of Nightingale Manor in Gander, four sons Boyd (Valery) of St. John`s, David (Linda) of Carmanville, Ted (Betty) of Carmanville, Brad (Angela) of Calgary, Alta., two daughters Glenda Burry (Eric) and Hazel Collins (Larry), both of St. John`s, two brothers George Davis (Doris), of Phoenix, Arizona, and Edgar David (Ivy) of St. John`s, two sisters Nina Blackwood and Clara Foster, both of St. John`s, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Sunday, Dec. 7 from the United Church in Carmanville. Interment at United Church Cemetery in Carmanville. Donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Children`s Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home in Carmanville-Gander.
"There are angels walking among us."
December 07, 2003

HAMILTON, Richard (Dick) - Passed away at Central NL Hospital, Dec. 18, 2003, in the presence of his family, Richard Leo Hamilton, age 56 years. Predeceased by his father, Leo Hamilton, July 2001. Leaving to mourn his three sons who he loved dearly, Richard Jr., Rodney, Christopher (Amy); two grandsons: Shane & Brenden; mother Catherine; sister Betty Carey (Bill); brother Gerard; niece Tonya (Barry); nephew Paul (Shirley); large number of relatives and friends. Special thanks to Doctors and Nurses at the Hospital. Resting at St. Ann`s Parish, Fortune Hr. Funeral to take place Sunday, Dec. 21 at 1:15 p.m. from St. Ann`s Parish. Interment to R.C. Cemetery, Fortune Hr. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made in his memory to St. Ann`s Parish, Fortune Hr.
December 19, 2003

HAMMOND, Mary - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 6 after a courageous battle with cancer, in the presence of God and her family Mary Hammond (Neary) age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Steve and son-in-law Ray Bridger. Left to mourn with the most fond and loving memories daughter Margaret Lake (Hallis) Nova Scotia; Son Loyola (Tammie) Portugal Cove; Daughters Bernadette Bridger (Jason) Portugal Cove (with whom she resided); and Imelda Manning (Randy) Alberta. Ten grandchildren: Stephen, Gregory (Amanda) Lake, Gus (Melanie), Debbie (Troy) Hammond, Nikki Lee (Chris), Damien (Krista), special and dear to her heart Brandon Bridger, Jeremy (Amy), Ryan (Lee-anne) and Ashley (Nathan) Manning. Four great-grandchildren: Keisha Smith-Lakes, Isabella Lake, Kennedy and Reid Manning. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Special friends Mary and Reg, Harry and Florence, Neta and Angela. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (Dec 8 and 9). Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Holy Rosary Parish, Portugal Cove Wednesday, December 10, 2003. Cremation to follow.
"We never lose those we give to God."
December 08, 2003

HANHAMS, Millie Mary - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 19, 2003, Millie Mary Hanhams, aged 67 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Levi; sons: Jim, John, Tony David; daughter Angela; daughter-in-law Sherri; son-in-law Jamie; granddaughters Melissa, Meagan and Julia; brothers: John, Tom and Bill; brother-in-law Fred; sister-in-law Cassie; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A private visitation will take place. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 22, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 19, 2003

HARRIS, Mildred Jean (Coish) - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre, Mildred Jean Harris at the age of 80 years. Predeceased by her infant son, Peter David (1960). Leaving to mourn her husband of 52 years, Bill; her sons: Bill and wife Delilah, Doug and wife Carol; her daughters: Alice and Margaret; seven grandchildren: William, Thomas, Joseph, Christopher, Christine, Gregory and Bethany and a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 02, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Right to Life Association or the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
December 31, 2003

HARTLEY CARAHUAPOMA, Vicente - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 7, 2003 at the Miller Centre Palliative Care unit, after a courageous battle with cancer. To mourn his sad loss is his family in Lima, Peru, mother Alicia Hartley Carahuapoma, three sisters Gladis and Haydee and families in Lima, Alicia and family in Australia; two brothers Victor and Ricardo and families, Lima, Peru. His daughter Emilia and her mother Dora. Vicente will be sadly missed by his friends and volunteers at the Gathering Place, The Association for New Canadians, The YMCA and the Purple Elephant Art Club. He leaves behind numerous good friends in St. John`s especially Mr. Al Clouston (Uncle Al), Sr. Maura Mason and Marie Butler. Vicente`s family in Peru expresses their deepest gratitude for the many friends who journeyed with Vicente during his time in St. John`s and are grateful that Vicente decided to make his home here. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Tuesday Dec. 9 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will take place from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
December 08, 2003

HARTLEY CARAHUAPOMA, Vicente - Age 52 years. Passed peacefully away on Dec. 7, 2003 at the Miller Centre Palliative Care unit, after a courageous battle with cancer. To mourn his sad loss is his family in Lima, Peru, mother Alicia Hartley Carahuapoma, three sisters Gladis and Haydee and families in Lima, Alicia and family in Australia; two brothers Victor and Ricardo and families, Lima, Peru. His daughter Emilia and her mother Dora. Vicente will be sadly missed by his friends and volunteers at the Gathering Place, The Association for New Canadians, The YMCA and the Purple Elephant Art Club. He leaves behind numerous good friends in St. John`s especially Mr. Al Clouston (Uncle Al), Sr. Maura Mason and Marie Butler. Vicente`s family in Peru expresses their deepest gratitude for the many friends who journeyed with Vicente during his time in St. John`s and are grateful that Vicente decided to make his home here. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Tuesday Dec. 9 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will take place from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
December 09, 2003

HICKEY, Thomas - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit on Dec. 19, 2003 after a long but courageous battle with cancer in the presence of his family, Thomas Michael Hickey, age 61 years. Predeceased by his father, Patrick, sister Patricia and brother Joseph. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Geraldine of 39 years, son Perry, daughters Kimberly and Kelly, son-in-law Mark Kavanagh, precious granddaughter Melissa, mother Elizabeth, brother Patrick, sisters Annie (Leo), Josephine (Lloyd) and Theresie; also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Saturday from 7 -10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 2 p.m. Monday from Holy Trinity Church. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bauline Line. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in his memory to Holy Trinity Parish or a charity of one`s choice.
December 21, 2003

HILLIER, Beatrice (Bea) Mildred - It is with great sadness and loving memories that the family of Beatrice Mildred (Bea) Hillier of Grand Falls-Windsor announce her passing Dec. 4, 2003 at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre. She was 80. Predeceased by parents, Levi and Rosanna Reid; brothers, Art, Mac and Cliff; sister, Sue. Left with loving memories are husband, Harold; sons, Terry (Lynne) and Ken (Pauline) of Grand Falls-Windsor; NL; daughters, Arlene of Grand Falls-Windsor, Nancy of Lower Sackville, NS and Kathy (Steve Miller) of Lower Sackville, NS; three grandchildren, Neil, Nicole and Heather Miller; and other relatives and friends. Rev Reynolds conducted the funeral service at Memorial United Church, Grand Falls-Windsor on Dec. 6, 2003. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery, Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor. Pallbearers were Terry Hillier, Ken Hillier, Nancy Hillier, Steve Miller, Lynne Hillier and Gerard Griffin. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Winston Green of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. Condolences may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorialfuneralhome.com
We love you and you will always be in our hearts
December 05, 2003

HILLIER, Harold Kelso (Grand Falls - Windsor)- It is with great sadness and loving memories that the family of Harold Kelso Hillier of Grand Falls-Windsor announce his passing Dec. 26, 2003 at the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre in Botwood. He was 83. Predeceased by his wife, Beatrice (Reid) on Dec. 4, 2003 and his parents, Horatius and Florence (Perry). Left with loving memories are sons, Terry (Lynne) and Ken (Pauline) of Grand Falls-Windsor; daughters, Arlene of Grand Falls-Windsor, Nancy of Lower Sackville, NS and Kathy (Steve Miller) of Lower Sackville, NS; grandchildren, Neil, Nicole and Heather; three sisters, Gwendolyn (the late Millard) Jeans, Evelyn (the late Lee) Noble and Gladys Beck; one brother, Cyril (Barb); and other relatives and friends. Harold retired from Abitibi-Price in 1984 after 37 years of service. He was a member of Branch 12, Royal Canadian Legion, having served overseas in North Africa, Sicily and Italy with the 166 Newfoundland Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, and was one of the first Life Members of Branch 12. He also served many years as branch secretary. Harold was well-known for his involvement with amateur hockey on local, provincial and national levels, and has received recognition for his efforts on many occasions. In 1984 he was named Executive of the Year by the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association and in 1995 received the Order of Merit Award from the Canadian Hockey Association. In 1995 he was named to the Newfoundland Amateur Hockey Association Hall of Fame. In 1998 he was made a Life Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Hockey Association after 32 years service. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Ray Cole on Dec. 30, 2003 at Memorial United Church, Grand Falls-Windsor. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery, Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor. Pallbearers were Jim Molloy, Fred Ivany, Silas Thompson, Jim Day, Don Hiscock and Raymond Critchley, members of Branch 12, Royal Canadian Legion. Andrew Gunn played The Last Post. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Winston Green, Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. Donations may be made to the Memorial United Church Building Fund. Condolences may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorialfuneralhome.com
January 02, 2004

HOLDEN, James Vincent - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at ICU, St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, James (Jim) Vincent Holden, age 78 years, of Topsail Road. Predeceased by son Derrick James Holden, February 15th, 1982 on the Ocean Ranger. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, wife June Lillian (nee Whitten), sons Donald (Karen), and David (Marcheta); four much-loved grandchildren: Rebecca, Derrick, Ned and James; mother-in-law Evelyn Whitten, Bellevue; sisters-in-law: Ann Holden, Mary Holden, Alma Lowe, Carol Smith (Melvin), Bellevue, and Peggy Parsons, Spaniard`s Bay; special friend of many years Gordon (Duke) Dooley; also a large number of nieces and nephews, whom he dearly loved, along with many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to St. Clare`s ICU staff for their care and support. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Saturday, December 27th and Sunday December 28th from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 29th, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Church, Topsail Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice.
December 28, 2003

HOOKEY, Darren Michael - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 8, 2003, after a brief illness, Darren Michael Hookey, age 35. Leaving to mourn his parents, Leo and Catherine (Rice); sister Karen (Andy); brothers: Chris (Charmaine), Cy (Elaine), Andy (Sheila), Leo (Maria); nieces: Jennifer, Corrinne, Laura; nephews: Adam, Bradley; his partner Jeremy; sister-in-law Rhonda; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Thursday, December 11 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service to take place at Caul`s Chapel on Friday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made to The NL Brain & Stroke Foundation.
December 10, 2003

HOYLES, Clifton Whitefield - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Hospital on Thursday, December 25, 2003, Clifton Whitefield Hoyles, aged 74 years and 10 months (formerly of Valleyfield, B.B.). Predeceased by mother and father: Dorcas and Alexander; brothers: Percy, Albert, Stewart and Christopher; sisters: Pearl and Lucy. Leaving to mourn and celebrate his life are his wife of 55 years Viorence; four children: Herman (Geraldine), Raymond (Monica), Elaine (Ian), Holly (Kevin); 10 grandchildren: Paul, Lori, Jamie, Dwayne, Billy (Angie), Chad, Raylene, Darryl (Laurie), Jason and special grandson Brian; five great-grandchildren: Justin, Matthew, Brooke, Kayleigh and Dustyn. Also leaving two sisters: Zeta Butt, Hilda (Mark) Lodge; brother: Tom (Evelyn) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 10 a.m.-noon, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, December 27 and 28, and from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday, December 29, 2003. Funeral will be held on Monday, December 29, 2003, 2 p.m. from Gower Street United Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2003

HOYLES, Rosanna M. "Rose" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, December 10, 2003, Rosanna M. "Rose" Hoyles of Carbonear, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband Joseph; son John; grandson Craig Stewart; son-in-law Albert Stewart; sister Helen Canning; brothers: Reuben Simms and Maxwell Simms. Leaving to mourn six daughters: Verna (Frank) Canning, Harbour Grace, Helen Stewart, Selma Beaudoin, Anne Hoyles, Joan (Harold) King, all of Carbonear and Bernice (Jessy) Hoyles, Colborne, ON; one son, Jake (Sandra), Harbour Grace; eight grandchildren: Jake Jr. (Nancy), Gary (Judy), Dennis (Pam), Debbie (Gerard), Michelle, Kimberly, Harold and Michael (Brenda); ten great-grandchildren: Nicole, Joshua, Matthew, Hailee, Samantha, Daniel, Tyler, Zacharey, Dennis Jr. and Amanda; brother-in-law William Canning, Roddickton; sister-in-law Margaret Hoyles, Pound Cove, Wesleyville; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Saturday, December 13. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Rosanna ŒRose` Hoyles Memorial Fund. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 11, 2003

HUDSON, Edward J. "Ted" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Edward J. "Ted" Hudson of Blackhead, age 82 years. Predeceased by daughter Elsie K. and sister Eloise. Leaving to mourn wife Sadie C. "Chrissie"; one son Douglas (Sandra), Paradise; one daughter Joan (Ron) Dwyer, Blackhead; four grandchildren: Christopher (Karen), Trevor, Grant (Karen) and Robyn; very special niece Judy (Sam) Bourne, Carbonear and their three children: Samantha, Jason (Leslie) and their daughter Lisa, Douglas (Kathy) and their children: Jordan and Marcus; one sister Mollie Moores, Massachusetts, USA; brother-in-law Clarence (Violet) Crowley, Western Bay; sister-in-law Emilean Tucker, Mount Pearl; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY until 12:00 noon Thursday, December 18. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the United Cemetery, Blackhead or North Shore Central Ambulance Fund. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 17, 2003

INGRAM, George K. - Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, NL. on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, George K. Ingram of Arnold's Cove, age 61 years. Predeceased by parents: Chesley and Jane Ingram, sister-in-law Audrey Ingram. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Olive of 37 years, daughter Debbie of Alliston, Ontario, son Glen of Medicine Hat, Alberta and step-son Norman {Donna} of Oakville, Ontario, grandsons Michael and John. Sister: Betty {George Arsenault} of Bell Ewart, Ontario, brothers: Wes {Vivian} of Bowamville, ON., Cluny of Arnold's Cove and Percy {Helen} of Little Harbour. Special friends Walt {Jessie}, Larry and family and little Buddy Russell and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home in Arnold's Cove, Sunday, December 28, 2003, 11:30 a.m.--9:00 p.m. and Monday, December 29, 2003 10 a.m. --9 p.m., Funeral will take place Tuesday, 2 p.m. December 30, 2003 at the Anglican Church in Arnold's Cove, with interment at Interfaith Cemetery in Arnold's Cove. In his memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.

JANES, Uriel Mary ("Lool") - Passed peacefully away at her home in Paradise on Dec. 20, 2003, Uriel Janes, age 79 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel, son Harvey, daughter Daphne (O`Brien) and grandson, Matthew (Hodder). Leaving to cherish her always are her sons: Victor (Kay) and Roger; daughters Linda, Pearl Livingstone (Russell), Kathy Chafe (Gerard), Muriel Janes-Pretty (Eugene) and Honna Janes-Hodder (David); grandchildren Shane Livingstone, Justin and Stephen Janes, Amanda Chafe, Natalie Strijak (Sasha), David and Kristina Hodder. Also leaving to mourn six sisters and four brothers, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. Our mother was an incredible woman, forever devoted to her family and steadfast in her faith in God. She has left us with a powerful, positive influence that will continue to live on in all who knew her. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 10 a.m.-noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral service to be held at Holy Innocents Anglican Church in Paradise on Monday, Dec. 22, 2003 at noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Safe in the arms of Jesus"
December 21, 2003

JOHNSON, Kathryn Margaret (Kit) - Gone to be with her Heavenly Father on December 3, 2003, Kathryn Margaret Johnson (Kit), long time resident of the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, aged 59 years. Predeceased by her sister Mary in 1997. Remembering her with fond and loving memories are her mother Helen Hood, brother Stephen, son Scott and family in B.C., stepbrother Peter Hood and family, her extended family at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, special friends Nora, Linda and Bev, as well as other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2003 from the Hoyles Home Chapel. No flowers by request. Donations in Kit`s memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 04, 2003

JORDAN, Gerard Joseph - Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Friday, December 19, 2003, age 52 years. Leaving to mourn his son Andrew (Rosalind), daughter Bernadette; four grandchildren; brothers John (Mary), Will (Betty); sister Edith Branton; special friend Josephine; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and Monday from 10 am-noon. Funeral service on Monday, December 22, 2003, at 2 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Cremation to follow.
December 19, 2003

JORDAN (Bennett), Josephine - Surrounded by family and friends, Josephine passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, December 27, 2003, age 69 years. Left to mourn with loving memories are her children: Barbara, Rose, Paulette, Jaki, John, Paul, Patrick and Richard; her husband Stephen Jordan; her sister Mary; brother George and Aunt Josephine; 19 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and special friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, 1118 Torbay Road, TORBAY. Visitation Sunday, December 28, from 6-10 p.m. and Monday, December 29 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Theresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Road. Cremation to follow. In Josephine`s memory, donations may be made to the Lung Association.
December 29, 2003

KANE, Norman J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 9th, 2003, Norman J. Kane, aged 88 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 65 years, Margaret (Hodder); three daughters: Dorothy Thistle (Eric, predeceased), Christina Fleming (Patrick), Orange, California, Sandra Kennedy (Bob DeBaie), Kaladar, Ont.; one son, Gordon (Barbara), Whitby, Ont.; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; one brother, Gordon; three sisters: Dorothy, Evelyn and Jean; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Friday. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 12th, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Ave. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 10, 2003

KEAN, Eva - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She passed this life quietly on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at the Brookfield Bonnews Health Care Centre in her 80th year. Predeceased by her husband Joseph, March 7, 1997. Left with loving memories are four sons: Winston (Jean), Mt. Pearl, Edward (Betty), Saint John, N.B., Alan (Tafflyn), Paradise, Marvin (Anna Marie), Paradise; two daughters: Lydia Janes (Lloyd), Sussex, N.B., May Frye (Reginald), Labrador City; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held at St. James Church, Pool`s Island, January 02, 2004, Rev. Watton and Rev. Reid officiating. Interment followed at St. James Cemetery.
January 09, 2004

KEAN, Gladys (nee Bastow) - Passed away peacefully at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Friday, December 19, 2003, Gladys Kean, age 82 years. Leaving to mourn husband Donald, sons Kenneth (Janet), Fraser (Linda), daughter Joan Furlong (Brian), six grandchildren Jillian, Derm, Tara, Lydia, Brian & Matthew, also a large circle of family & friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Monday, December 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from the Anglican Cathedral. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home Foundation.
December 19, 2003

KENNY, Paula Annette - passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on December 24, 2003, Paula Annette Kenny. Aged 48 years. Predeceased by her father Aidan. Left with fond and loving memories are her mother Dorothy Kenny {nee Merner} and her aunt Agnes Merner; five brothers and sisters: Gail {Gord}, Aidan {Maureen}, Holly {Andre}, Brian and David {Robin}; five nieces and four nephews and a large circle of relatives. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., St. John's, Thursday, December 25, 2003 from 2-4 p.m and 7-9 p.m. and Friday, December 26, from 2-4 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Patrick St. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

Kielty, Mary Ellen
Died peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on December 31, 2003 in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband, Henry in 1957 and son Sean in 1996. Leaving to mourn her loving daughter Kathleen (Matthews), loved grandchildren, Clare, Richard, Katy (Kevin), Keith (Natalie); sister-in-law Betty McDaid; brother-in-law Stanley Poole; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends in Ireland, England and Newfoundland. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road,Thursday 7-9 pm and Friday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.. Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 4, 2003 from St. Teresa's Church at 9:30 am.. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to MaterCare or charity of one's choice.
May she rest in peace.**

KING, Alexander - Passed peacefully away on Dec. 20, 2003, Alexander King, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Agnes, four sons: Gerald, Mike, Edward (Mary) and Brian (Monica); seven daughters: Lillian, Mary, Marion (Vic) of Toronto, Linda (Cal) of Florida, Karen (John) of Iowa, Barbara (Reg) and Sharon (Bert); 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Monday from the Basilica. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in his memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Staff. Thank-you for your comfort.
December 21, 2003

KING, Dawn Michelle - Died suddenly on Sunday, December 7, 2003, age 37 years, a darling wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend, Dawn (Brown) King. Leaving to forever miss her Robert, her loving husband; Samantha and Joshua, her two children whom she loved and adored; mother and father Audrey (Tiller) and Baxter Brown; mother and father-in-law Thomas and Doris King; sisters Kerri March (Troy), special niece Abby, and Susan Ball (Keith); brothers-in-law David and Roger King; special aunt Linda Moores (Warren); other aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Love you forever. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 12 noon - 10 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral service 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2003, from First United Church, Mt. Pearl. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Lupus Foundation or to the First United Church Organ Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 09, 2003

LARACY, Walter Francis (Frank) - Passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, Frank Laracy, a resident of the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke`s Beach, formerly of Cupids, age 82 years. Predeceased by wife Mary, November 10, 1980; his parents: Richard and Ellen Laracy; six brothers and two sisters. Left with loving memories three daughters: Helen, Laura (Mark Clouter), Sylvia (Kevin) Rose; two sons: Edward, Philip (Mary Cleary); two beloved grandchildren: Bradley and Deirdre Rose; one sister-in-law, Lorraine Laracy; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Remains rested at Moore`s Funeral Home, Clarke`s Beach. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father Brian Colbert in St. Patrick`s R.C. Church, Brigus, on Saturday, December 27, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in St. Patrick`s R.C. Cemetery, Brigus.
Rest in Peace, Dad!
January 02, 2004

LAWRENCE, George Samuel - Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday Dec. 13th George Samuel Lawrence of Grand Bank age 81 years. Leaving to mourn wife Elizabeth, daughter Edna Price; sons Benjamin, George Jr. and Roland; seven grandchildren; brother Silas; sisters Lucy, Dorothy, Effie and Mary. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren`s Funeral Home Grand Bank on Sunday and Monday. Funeral service will take place at Saint Alban`s Anglican Church, Grand Bank on Tuesday 11 a.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican cemetery Grand Bank. Donations may be made in his memory to the Saint Alban`s Church cemetery fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren`s Funeral Home, Grand Bank.
December 15, 2003

LEWIS, Anastasia (Nee English) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dearest mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, December 3, 2003, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband, Fred, Jan. 1999. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Shirley (Hector), Marjorie (Kevin) and Eleanor (David) with whom she resided; three sons: Reginald (Helen), Roland (Marilyn) and Paul (Loretta); also leaving behind her long time friend, Gertie Snelgrove; fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Resting at Grace United Church, Grates Cove. Funeral, Saturday, December 6, 2:30 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made payable to Grace United Church, Grates Cove.
December 05, 2003

LEWIS, James J.
{Retired CNR employee, Life Member of the Knights of Columbus}
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing after a short illness at the Health Science Centre on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, of a dear husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather; brother, brother-in-law, uncle and dear friend, James J. Lewis, aged 79 years of Avondale. Predeceased by his parents, Stephen and Johanna Lewis, his brothers: Peter and Thomas,his sisters Rita Rose and Eleanor Bennett, his brothers-in-law; Dave Connolly and Joseph Bennett, his sister-in-law, Annie Lewis. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 57 years, Catherine{nee Doyle}, his daughter, Joan {Dave} Conway, Avondale, his son Steve {Denise}, Bay Roberts, his four grandchildren: Jennifer and Andrea Conway, Avondale, Karen Lewis, St. John's, Craig {Dana}, Alberta, his great grandson, Timothy, his brother, Kevin {Rita}, his sister: Angela {Frank} Colbourne, Betty {Perry} Copas, Marg Connolly, Carmel {Leonard} Costello, Dorothy {Ed} Delaney, Theresa {Richard} Byrne, his brothers-in-law, Ben {Mary} Doyle, Gander, Harvey Rose, Brigus Junction, numerous nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Christmas Day from 5-9 p.m. and on Boxing Day from noon-9 p.m.. Funeral will take place on Saturday, December 27, 2003, following 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Assumpion Church, Avondale. Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, Avondale. Please visit www.dunphysfuneral.com to sign the memorial guest book.

LUSH, Robert - (WWII veteran) Passed peacefully away at his residence on December 18, 2003, aged 90 years. Leaving to mourn his caregivers and friends: Margaret Mercer, James Oliver, Mary Jane Squires, Ernest C. Paddock and Maxwell Butt. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Monday, December 22, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road.
December 19, 2003

MACDONALD, Sharon Josephine - Passed away suddenly at her residence on Sunday, December 14, 2003, Sharon Josephine MacDonald, aged 59 years. Predeceased by her parents: Baxter and Annie King; grandparents: Mary Kate and Joseph Babstock. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Bill; three sons: Billy, Brandy (Vicki) and Morgan (special friend Loni Allen); one grandson Seth Noftle-MacDonald; sister Kay King; nephew Ferenc Gogos (Colleen); also a number of other relatives and special friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 12 noon - 4 pm and 7-9 pm on Tuesday. Then resting at Squire`s Funeral Home, Eastport from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Wednesday. Funeral service to be held from Holy Cross Anglican Church, Eastport on Thursday, December 18, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Eastport. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2003

MAHER, Patrick William - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 30, 2003, after a lengthy battle with cancer, Patrick William Maher, age 80 years. Predeceased by son Clarence and daughter Susan Ann. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary; six sons: Edward (Anna), Wayne (Enid), Paul (Sharon), Patty (Madonna), Stephen (Peggy), Glenn (special friend Suzanne); five daughters: Geraldine O`Toole (Ted), Edwina Finn (Eddy), Sherry, Ellen McDonald (Peter), Karen; special grandson Denny Maher; twenty-seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren: sisters-in-law: Theresa Cook (Jack), Dot Warner and Ellen Rose (Lesley); as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday, December 31, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday, January 1, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, January 2, 2004, at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin`s Church, Goulds. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Research and Treatment Foundation.
January 02, 2004

MAHONEY, Eileen Marie - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 6th, 2003, Eileen Marie Mahoney. Aged 91 years. Predeceased by her mother Mary; husband C.J. Mahoney; three brothers: Gordon, Ronald and Peter; and her sister Margaret Krug. Leaving to mourn son Bernard Reddy (Joyce M. Marcum); grandson Bernard J.; brother Douglas (Shelley); four sisters: Jean Womack, Grace Ring, Mary Crickard and Madeline Kohri; as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 15th, 2003 from St. Teresa`s Parish, Mundy Pond Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request. 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 12, 2003

MALONEY (Dwyer), Sheila Margaret - Passed peacefully away on Sunday Dec. 7, 2003 at her residence surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her parents Martin and Margaret Dwyer. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband, Eric, sons Eric (Lynn Anne), Francis (Stephanie), Christopher (Kate) and daughter Erin. Her precious granddaughter, Alyssa. Brothers Stan, Marty (Barbara), sisters Maureen and Linda Dwyer. Brothers-in-law Lloyd (Frances) and Don (Patricia), sisters-in-law, Roslyn (John) Connors and Virginia (Douglas) Chafe, also many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles as well as relatives and friends, especially the staff and students of Mobile Central High School. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday and Tuesday from noon- 5:00 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place from St. Kevin`s Roman Catholic Church, Goulds Wednesday 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Society.
December 08, 2003

MANNING, Mary (Mae Lacey) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Mary (Mae Lacey) Manning, age 69 years. Predeceased by her parents, John J. and Mary A. and her beloved brother Jack, May 2003. Beloved wife of Leo F.; also leaving to mourn her best friend and devoted sister Rita and husband Donn Roblin. Left with many cherished memories her special friends: Mary and Alan Weber, Mary Nolan, Jackie Clinton, Elaine Parsons, Jim, Winnie and Christine Cooney, Lor Manning, Bridie Roche, HRDC friends and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, TORBAY. Visitation Wednesday, December 10, from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday, December 11, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 12, 2003, at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Torbay. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Building Fund or a charity of ones choice.
Gone to her eternal reward, REST IN PEACE, MAE
December 10, 2003

MANNING, William T. - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Veteran`s Pavilion on Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, William Thomas Manning, 89 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Eleanor (nee Thomas) residing at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home, and four children Bill (Mick), Chatsworth, ON., Loretta (Max Vere-Holloway), Portugal Cove, Peter (Sadie), Torbay, and Glendine (Bruce Whalen), St. John`s; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, sisters Elizabeth, St. John`s, Rita (Ron Summers), Portugal Cove and Rose Molloy, St. John`s, sisters-in-law Bridget Manning, Bell Island, Gertrude Butler (Pat), St. John`s, Margaret Oest, New Jersey, special family friend Helen Coady, St. John`s and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd., Friday 7-10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. -noon, 2-4 p.m., 7-10 p.m. Funeral mass on Monday, Dec. 29th at 11 a.m. from Roncalli Chapel. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the St. Bonaventure`s College Bursary Fund or a charity of one`s choice.
December 28, 2003

MARSHALL, Eric J. - Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home, Clarke`s Beach, on Friday, December 26, 2003, Eric J. Marshall, formerly of Bay Roberts, aged 85 years. Predeceased by his sister Louise Wyllie. Leaving to mourn his wife Muriel; son: Peter (Carol Anne); grandson: Andre; sister: Doris Gosse; brother-in-law: Newman Williams; sisters-in-law: Doris Williams and Gwen Williams; nieces and nephews; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts, on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Tuesday, December 30, 2003, at 2 p.m. from Central United Church, Bay Roberts, with inurnment in the United Church Cemetery, Bay Roberts. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home.
December 29, 2003

MAYNARD, Jane Marie (nee Aylward) - Passed peacefully away at her residence in the presence of her loving family on Sunday, December 28, 2003, Jane Marie Maynard, aged 84 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Philip, daughter Janet and son-in-law Michael Doyle, beloved grandchildren Christopher and Maria. Also left to mourn are her sisters Anne Crowley, Margaret "Madge" MacNeil and Nellie Dicks (Michael), sister-in-law Catherine Maynard, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at 9:45 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined; donations in her memory may be made to the St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital Foundation.
December 29, 2003

MCDONALD, Mary Genevieve (nee Cullen) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Saturday, 20 December 2003 in her 84th year. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Bridget Cullen; brothers Patrick, Thomas and Maurice; and devoted and faithful husband Charles of 63 years on 15 March 2002. Leaving to mourn: sons Kevin (Joyce), William (Genevieve), Dermot (Geraldine) and Charles Jr. (Allison); daughters Mary Matheson (Don), Vernon, B.C., Lorraine Heffernan (Gerard), Carol Cantwell (Robert); one brother Terence (Joan) and one sister-in-law and loyal friend, Marjorie Cullen; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; 13 nephews and nine nieces. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial St Patrick`s Church, Patrick Street, St. John`s on Tuesday 9:30 a.m. December 23, 2003. Interment to follow Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one`s choice.
Requiescat in Peace
December 22, 2003

MCGRATH, Bernice Mary - Passed away peacefully on December 28, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, after a short battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by her parents, Tom and Amanda McCormack, her brother Pat McCormack (Gloria of St. John`s), her sisters Jean Hussey (Stan of Bonivista) and Helen Stewart (Rick of Ontario). Her two sons Gordie and Randy Furlong and her first husband Gordan Furlong. Leaving to mourn her husband Mike MacGrath of Branch, her daughter Esther and her son -in-law Gussie Power of Branch. Her grandchildren Tammy (Neil), Terry, Trevor (Krystal), Trent and Nickie. Her three very special great -grandchildren of Branch, Andrew, Samantha and Heidi. Her two sisters Lorette Oliver (Andrew) of St. John`s, Eileen Henderson (Sam) of Nova Scotia. Her brother Tom Mccormack (Shirley) of Nova Scotia and her close friend Emily Prince of Ontario. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Manning`s Funeral Services, St. Bride`s. Resting at Holy Rosary Church in Branch. Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 in Branch.
Bernice (Nanny) will be missed by all. May she rest in peace.
December 29, 2003

MEALEY, Robert Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, after a lengthy battle with cancer, on Friday, December 19, 2003, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Edna Frances Spurrell, special niece Elizabeth (Betty) Hannon, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 22nd, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 19, 2003

MERCER, Derrick C. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, December 8, 2003, Derrick C. Mercer of Bay Roberts, aged 44 years. Predeceased by his father Graham W. Mercer and infant sister Trudy. Leaving to mourn wife, Beverly; mother, Bertha M. Mercer; son: Garrett; daughter: Melissa; brothers: Wayne (Carle), David (Deborah); Beverly`s parents: George and Janet Noseworthy; Beverly`s sisters and brothers: Raymond (Myrtle) Noseworthy, Lillian (Ron) Ranni, Joseph Noseworthy, Judy (David) Peach and families; special nieces: Krista, Melanie and godchild and Niece Courtney; nephews Jeffery and Nicholas Mercer; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Wednesday, 10-12 Noon. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the St. Matthew`s Anglican Cemetery, Bay Roberts. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
December 09, 2003

MILLER, Lillian - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Friday, December 26, 2003, Lillian Miller aged 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Gordon in 2001. Left with fond memories daughters Bernice (Alfred) Churchill and Maureen Tucker, son Gordon Jr., grandchildren Barry (Lynn), Rick (Sandy), Darlene (Frank), Randy (Bonnie), Damen (Sherry), Tina (Gary), Sherry (Phil), Wanda (Gary), Rodney (Desma), Lynette (Shawn), Janet (Bob) and Jerry; 18 great-grandchildren, sisters Kathleen Greeley, Edith (Reg) Harding; sisters-in-law Violet Miller, Martha Rose, Laura Healey; Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday from 1-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m-noon. Funeral service to take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church.
December 28, 2003

MILLEY, Janice E. - Passed away suddenly at Small Point on Saturday, December 27, 2003, Janice E. Milley of St. John`s and Small Point, age 44 years. Predeceased by father: Walter R. Milley in 1982. Leaving to mourn son: Paul Milley; mother: Jean Milley, Small Point; stepfather: Dave LeDrew, Small Point; brother: David Milley, Blackhead; stepbrother: Michael LeDrew, Toronto; nephew: Walter Milley, Blackhead; niece: Melissa Milley, Blackhead; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY, until noon Tuesday, December 30. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from the United Church, Broad Cove. Interment on Wednesday, Dec, 31 at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John`s. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Janice E. Milley Memorial Fund. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 29, 2003

MILMORE, James - Passed suddenly away on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, James Milmore, Chapel`s Cove, age 65 years. Predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn three brothers; Patrick, Mike (Theresa) and Bill; one sister; Mary Parsley; with fond memories the Kennedy family Viola and children George, Craig, Keith, Bradley, Dean, Marie, Frank and Holly; also other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visition on Thursday, 10-12 noon, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Friday 10-1 pm. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 5, at 2 pm at St. Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment to follow at the RC Cemetery, Chapel`s Cove.
"May his soul rest in peace"
December 04, 2003

MILMORE, Lisa (June 21, 1964 - December 16, 2003)- It is with deep regret that we announce the passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the Sir Leonard A. Miller Center on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, of a devoted mother, daughter, sister, niece, aunt, cousin and dear friend, Lisa Milmore, aged 39 years, of Bishop`s Falls, formerly of Avondale. Left with fond and loving memories are her children: Christopher and Jessica, her parents, Annie Devereaux, Edmonton, AB and Patrick Milmore, St. John`s; her fiancé, Darryl Reid, Bishop`s Falls; her sisters and brothers: Margaret Linthorne (Fred), Georgetown, Leanne (Gerard) Kelly, Patrick (Cathy) Milmore, Kevin (Michelle) Milmore all at Edmonton, AB, Con (Sandra) Milmore, Mt. Pearl, and the father of her children, Freeman Green (Linda), Bishop`s Falls; her dear aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends, both in Avondale and Bishop`s Falls. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 from 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Funeral will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2003 with 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Assumption Church, Avondale. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to take place in Bishop`s Falls at a later date. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
"God be with you until we meet again"
December 17, 2003

MOLLOY, Kevin J. - Passed away suddenly in Labrador City in his 63rd. year, Dec. 2, 2003, formerly of St. Shotts. Predeceased by his parents Leonard and Theresa; step-mother Josephine; brothers: Vince and Luke; sister-in-law Daphne. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend of 40 years, Marie; daughters: Bernie (Mike), Melanie (Perry); sons: Darryl and Stephen (Patsy); grandchildren: Stephanie, Sydney, Bradley, Colin and Victoria; brothers: Ray (Mary), Phil, Alonzo (Theresa), Dave (Irene) and Wayne; sisters: Helen Deterick, Geraldine Stone (Neil); sisters-in-law: Ella and Liz and all the Pardy family; also a large circle of relatives and friends and his co-workers at the Town/Fire Dept. of Labrador City. Resting at Penny`s Funeral Home, Labrador City. Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 5 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church. Interment to follow.
December 03, 2003

MOORE, John Stephen - Passed away suddenly in New Glasgow, NS on December 31, 2003, John Stephen Moore, aged 59 years. He was the son of the late Eric and Doris Moore of St. John`s, NL. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Lillian, New Glasgow, NS; son Stephen (Cindy), Stellarton, NS; brother Howard (Maureen), Carbonear, NL; sister Paula (Ray) Noel, Carbonear, NL; also 4 grandchildren; 3 nephews and 1 niece; as well as other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place in New Glasgow, NS on January 3, 2004. Cremation followed. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
January 16, 2004

MOORE, Leslie H. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, Leslie H. Moore of St. John`s. Predeceased by parents Alexander and Elsie, brothers Leonard and David, brothers-in-law Lloyd Diamond and Bruce Hookey, and mother-in-law Effie Moores. Left with fond memories are wife Doreen, daughter Lesley-Anne, son Derek (Pamela Woolridge), father-in-law George Moores, Carbonear, brothers Gordon, Donald (Audrey) and Paul (Elizabeth), sisters Helen Diamond, Daphne Hookey, Gloria, Ontario, Elizabeth (George) Quick, Ontario, Olive (David) Williams, California, Dorothy (James) Frazier, Texas, brother-in-law Charles (Janice) Moores, sisters-in-law Eleanor Moores, Mary Moore and Jackie Moore and many more relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from St. Mary the Virgin Church, Craigmillar Avenue, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to VOWR or St. Mary`s Church, Craigmillar Avenue, St. John`s.
December 13, 2003

MOORE, Michael - Entered into eternal rest at the Health Sciences Centre, after lengthy illness, Michael Moore, Ferryland, age 71 years. Predeceased by parents James and Ellen Moore, and sister-in-law June, left to mourn are brothers Aiden, with whom he resided, Eugene, and Edgar (Celine), and sisters Hanna Walsh (Austin), Esther Marshall (Patrick), nieces and nephews: Helen, Ellen, Rita Miniaci (Angelo), Mary Lindo (Donald), Jim, Mike (Ada), Patrick, Edgar, Barry (Lorraine), Ramona Hudak (Mark). Remains resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation on Sunday, Dec. 21, 7-10 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 22, 2-10 p.m., and funeral mass 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Old Eternity Church, Ferryland. Interment at R.C. cemetery, Ferryland.
December 21, 2003

MORGAN, Donald Richard - Passed away suddenly in Vancouver, B.C. on December 17, 2003, Donald Richard Morgan. Aged 46 years. Leaving to mourn, his parents Phyllis and Harvey Morgan, St. John`s, brothers: Gord (Marie), Salmonier, Derek (Bernadette), Mt. Pearl, and Gary (Shirley), Lower Sackville, N.S.; sisters: Sherry and Karen, St. John`s; niece Mandy, Lower Sackville, N.S.; nephews Justin and Cory, Lower Sackville, N.S.; as well as a circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to a special friend, Julie Sochor, Whiterock, BC, for being the angel in his life. Also, special thanks to doctors and staff of George Pearson and Vancouver General Hospitals, especially Ingrid Nikki and Sally. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2004. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
January 16, 2004

MUGFORD, Daisy - Passed peacefully away at Tobin`s Guest Home, Holyrood, on December 14th, 2003, Daisy Mugford. Aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Jim February 1996. Leaving to mourn her son Bill (Judy); granddaughter Ashley; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; special friends the Hollahans of Mt. Pearl and Betty and Tim Parsons of Seal Cove. Cremation has taken place. Family will be receiving friends at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Monday; 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 17th, 2003, from Barrett`s Chapel with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Rd. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being 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 15, 2003

MULROONEY, Thomas A. (Quin) - of Jerseyside, age 66. Passed peacefully away at Placentia Hospital surrounded by family and friends on December 1, 2003. Leaving to mourn wife Mary (Hann); daughters: Debbie Brown (Henry), Sandy Tobin (Brian), Janet and Brenda; sons: Randy and Brad (Joanne); two grandchildren: Chelsey and Carson Tobin; brothers: Ned (Edna) and Des (Myna); sisters: Rose Smith (Smithy), Nell Hickerson (Jeff), Alice and Kit; sisters-in-law: Cathy White (Dennis), Nellie Leonard (Joe) and Donna Pearson (Joe); brother-in-law: Derm Hann (Carmelita). Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation Monday 7:30 - 10:00 pm and Tuesday 2-10 pm. Mass of Christian Burial to take place at Sacred Heart Church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2003. Interment at the Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia.
December 02, 2003

MURPHY, Bridget M. (Sheehan) - Passed peacefully away on December 9, 2003, at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband John (1967); daughters: Elizabeth (Kilpatrick), Joan (Healey); sons: Frank and John. Leaving to mourn daughters: Marie (Hurley), Jessie (John Hayward), Florida; son Ron (Lib); daughter-in-law Shirley Murphy; a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, and friends; special friends: Bride and Jack White, Kitty Healey, Mary Dwyer and her family; and the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge who took such wonderful care of Mother. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral to take place from St. Patrick`s Church on Friday at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Bridget`s memory to The Salvation Army Glenbrook Brookside Gardens.
December 10, 2003

MURPHY, Donald Joseph - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Joseph Murphy announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor on the 23rd of December, 2003 at the age of 71. Don was a member of Knights of Columbus - 4th Degree, and Notre Dame Council. Don retired from Abitibi Consolidated (1990). Predeceased by James and Mary Murphy, James Murphy, Roy Murphy. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Clare Murphy; sons Paul (Theresa) of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Sean (Sandra) of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; daughters Maura (Robert Gair) of Halifax, NS, Michelle (Richard Dixon) of Ottawa, ON, Colleen (Paul Buchkowski) of Stanford, Connecticut. Also leaving to mourn brothers and sisters Michael (Phyllis), Colleen, Andre, Leo (Anne); grandchildren Alaina, Meaghan, Erin, Rachel Gair; Micaela, Harrison Dixon; Matthew Buchkowski; Emily Murphy and Declan Donald Joseph Murphy; sisters-in-law Mary and Peg; along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Bishop Martin Curry conducted the funeral service at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Coneption on Monday, December 29, 2003. Pallbearers were Knights of Columbus and Notre Dame Council #2053: William Crawley, Ernest Duder, Paul Hennessey, John O`Reilly, Maurice Power, Jeremiah Sullivan. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Michael Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes. For online condolences please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca
December 29, 2003

MURPHY, John (Jack) - Passed away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital after a lengthy illness on Dec. 14th, John (Jack) Murphy, aged 62 years. Predeceased by father, Thomas, mother Elizabeth, sisters: Mary Merner and Florence Murphy, brother-in-law, Harry Williams. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Joan (nee Williams); son: Chris (Linda); two treasured grandchildren: Lana and Christopher Murphy. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Theresa Pearce (Art), Elizabeth Whelan (Pat), St. John`s, Madonna Minnett, St. John`s; brothers: Tom (Betty), Ontario, Tony (Yvonne), Yellowknife; brothers-in-law: David Williams (Jean), Topsail, Paul Williams (Glennys), St. John`s; sisters-in-law: Sharon Whitten (Eric), St. John`s, Margaret Wiliams. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday, 7 pm - 10 pm and Tuesday, 10 am - 12 noon, 2 pm - 5 pm and 7 pm - 10 pm., Wednesday, 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral to take place at Corpus Christi Church on Wednesday, December 17th at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society or Diabetes Assoc.
December 16, 2003

MURPHY, Margaret Grace - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, Margaret Grace Murphy of Harbour Grace, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents: Edward and Ida; brothers: Francis and Lionel. Left to mourn, three brothers: Edward, Spaniard`s Bay, Mark (Donna), Clarenville and David (Katherine), Riverhead, Harbour Grace; two sisters: Elizabeth Dowden, St. John`s and Rosemary Walt, Bracebridge, ON; sisters-in-law: Carol Murphy, St. John`s and Rose Marie Murphy, Labrador City; staff and residents of Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Friday, December 26 at St. Joseph`s Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment was in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home c/o the TCP Health Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel`s Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 28, 2003

MURPHY, Sister Mary Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at Presentation Convent, Cathedral Square, St. John`s, on Monday, December 8, 2003, two days short of her 99th birthday. Left to mourn the Presentation Sisters; her sisters: Agnes Lane, Harbour Grace and Sister Mary Helena, Presentation Convent, St. John`s; many devoted nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. Resting at Presentation Motherhouse, Cathedral Square, St. John`s. Visiting hours on Monday from 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Service at 8:00 pm on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Wednesday, December 10, at 2 p.m. Interment at Presentation Cemetery, Cathedral Square.
December 09, 2003

MURPHY, Theresa Mary - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Dec. 13, 2003, Theresa Mary Murphy, age 60 years, of Mount Pearl. Predeceased by parents Leo and Ann Companion of Corner Brook, brother John and sister Betty. Leaving to mourn husband Bob, daughter Karen Yetman (Scott), sisters Alice Howell (Baxter) of Aylesford, N.S., Marie Andrews (John) of Bracebridge, Ont., Dorothy Brake (David) and Leona Wiseman (Gareth) of Corner Brook, Frances Joyce (Greg) of Prince George, B.C., Mary Payne (Randy) of Mount Pearl, brothers Tom Companion (Marg) and Brian Companion (Lowella) of Sarnia, Ont., Master Corporal Ted Companion (Debbie) of Cold Lake, Alta., Leo Companion Jr. and Bill Companion (Judy) of Prince George, B.C., Paul Companion (Sharon) of Corner Brook, brother-in-law Don Murphy (Sharon) of St. John`s, many nieces and nephews, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 7-10 p.m. and Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter`s Church, Jackman Drive, Mount Pearl (time and day to be announced). Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one`s choice.
December 13, 2003

MURRAY (BURKE), REID - PARRELL, Margaret (nee Ryan) - Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, in her 90th year. Predeceased by husbands William Parrell and Wallace Reid, and grandson Peter Parrell. Left with fond and loving memories are her children: Michael Terranc Parrell (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Flynn and Dennis Reid (Una), seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. A special thank-you to the staff of Chancellor Park. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Friday, Jan. 2 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
January 02, 2004

NAVARETTE, Bernadette (nee Wakeham) - Passed peacefully away at the Placentia Health Care Centre on Friday, December 26, 2003 of Placentia, age 55 years. Predeceased by her husband Acardio Navarette and her father Leonard Wakeham. Leaving to mourn son Edward and wife Terry and son Larry; two grandchildren, Clay and Taylor; and her mother Mary Wakeham. Also Bernadette`s special friend Jeff Traverse; brothers Derm (Ann), Robert (Linda), Lenny (Marg); sisters: twin sister Patsy (Martin), Rosemary (Jim), Sharon (Lenny), Marion (Bert), Joan (Pat), Lucy (Tom), Brenda (Dave); three nieces, 12 nephews and a grand-niece; aunts and uncles: Uncle Willie and Aunt Rita Wakeham, Aunt Rita Tobin, Aunt Pat Wakeham, Aunt Lizzie and Uncle Vince Ryan; other cousins and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 10 a.m. on Monday, December 29 at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Placentia.
December 28, 2003

OAKLEY, Brigadier Ada, R.N. (nee Gillard) - Promoted to Glory on Thursday, December 19, 2003, in her 98th year. Predeceased by her husband Brigadier Waler (1966). Leaving to mourn son Sherman (Lyn); daughters Shirley Benson (Tom) and Elizabeth Woodland (Bruce); six grandchildren: Scott (Patty) Oakley, Daryl (Christine) Oakley, Derek (Pamela) Benson, Lisa (Greg) Madden, Damon (Jennifer) Woodland, Gillian Woodland; eight great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law Arthur Oakley and George White; sisters-in-law Pearl Oakley and Etta Gillard; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue with visitation from 10 am - 9 pm on Friday, December 19, and from 10 am - 12 noon on Saturday, December 20. Funeral service 2:30 pm on Saturday, December 20, 2003, from the Salvation Army Temple, 101 Torbay Road. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Temple Building Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign to memorial guest book.
December 19, 2003

O`BRIEN, Madeline M. (nee Melvin) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 9th, 2003 after a lengthy illness, Madeline M. O`Brien, age 76. Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 50 years, Aloysius; two daughters: Judy (Kenneth Power), Regina (Steve Sullivan); four sons: Gerard, Toronto, Aiden, Vancouver, Sean (friend Corena), Toronto, Fabian (friend Cathy), Ottawa; eight brothers and five sisters: two brothers-in-law; four sisters-in-law; seven grandchildren: Jason, Gordon, Kelly, Christopher, Scott, Sean, Shane; two very special friends, Tom and Marg Hammond; also a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Thursday, December 11th from 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and on Friday, December 12th from 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Immaculate Conception Church, Cape Broyle on Saturday, December 13th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Our Lady of the Cape R.C. Cemetery, Cape Broyle.
December 11, 2003

O`DRISCOLL MURPHY, Amelia Bridget - Heaven has gained another little angel. Amelia was given only two weeks to make an imprint on the hearts of those who loved her; this she did with strength, determination, and a feistiness that defined her personality. Left with precious memories are her parents, Todd and Karen (O`Driscoll); her grandparents, Mary and Jim O`Driscoll, Kathleen Murphy and Patrick Murphy; godparents, John O`Driscoll (Cheryl) and Colleen Kearsey; aunts, Kelly Norris (Craig) and Yvette O`Driscoll (Loyola); uncle, Scott Murphy (Jodine); and cousins, Paige, Kaitlyn, Evan, Gabrielle and Alanna. Cremation and burial have taken place. Interment at Mount Loretta Cemetery in Bay Bulls.
Amelia is now in the care of her namesakes who have preceded her into heaven. Precious time, Treasured memories Sleep well Amelia
December 19, 2003

O`TOOLE, Margaret Marie - Passed peacefully away on Monday, December 22, 2003, Margaret Marie O`Toole (nee Byrne), age 61, at Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital, formerly of Great Paradise, Placentia Bay. She was the daughter of the late Augustine and Cecilia (Synard) Byrne. Leaving to mourn are her husband Edward; sons: Brendan (Marjorie), Bridgewater, Terrance, Lunenburg, Colin (Madlyn), Bridgewater, Leslie (Denise), Oakville, Ont., Edward (Susan), Bridgewater, Tyrone (Tammy), Saint John, NB; 12 grandchildren; brothers: Dominic (Ada), Rupert (Patsy). A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Paul`s Church, Newfoundland Drive on January 15 at 7:00 p.m. by Monsg. Dennis Walsh.
January 09, 2004

PARSONS, Lillian - Passed away in the presence of her loving family on Dec. 12, 2003, Lillian Parsons, age 68 years. Predeceased by son David (1991), Stephen Parsons, parents Ronald and Mary Kelly, and brothers Patrick and Alonzo. Left with fond and cherished memories daughters Rosemarie (John) Walsh and Elizabeth (Albert) Burden, daughter-in-law Colleen (Clarence) Nyce, special grandchildren Mark, Jeffery and Katie Walsh, Alison Burden and Samantha Nyce, brothers Leonard (Robina), Lester (Alice), Dr. Ronald (Sandra), Kevin (Cathy), sisters Mary (Jack) Furey, Ann (Steve) Hickey and Kathleen. A heartfelt thank-you to all the staff of St. Patrick`s Mercy Home for their kindness, care and support. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment immediately following the service at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer`s Society.
December 13, 2003

PEACH, Bessie - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex in St. John`s on Saturday, December 13, 2003, Bessie Peach of Arnold`s Cove, aged 86 years. Predeceased by husband Alexander and son Harvey. Left with fond and loving memories, daughter Hazel Ingram (Eric) of Arnold`s Cove; grandchildren Tony Peach (Jackie) of Kelligrews, Suzanne Peach of Chatham, ON, Chad Ingram (CFOT) in St. John`s; great-grandchild Alexa of Kelligrews; daughter-in-law Viola Peach, Chatham, ON and a number of relatives and friends. Funeral service held on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at the Salvation Army Church with interment at Interfaith Cemetery in Arnold`s Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salvation Army Church, Arnold`s Cove. Special thank you to the nursing staff at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex in St. John`s for their kindness and support over the past 9 years while Mom was a resident at the home and also thanks to Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville for all their support.
December 19, 2003

PEARCE, Rick Peter - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 25th, 2003, age 47 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Joyce (nee Traverse); sons Rick (Sarah) and Jay; daughter Leah and granddaughter Emily; brothers: Edward, Paul, Kevin, Bob; sisters: Joan, Shirley, Brenda, Annie and Sherry; mother-in-law Rita Traverse; brothers-in-law Alex (Marilyn), Leonard (Dianne), Gill (Sharon); sisters-in-law: Shirley (Alan) Wheeldon, Joan (Frank) Dixon, Betty (Ian) Burgess, Judy (Tom) Peddle, Debbie (Tony) Cooper, as well as numerous nieces, nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday, December 28th, 2003. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 29th, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 28, 2003

PEDDLE, Mildred W. (nee Wall) - Passed peacefully away at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge on December 8, 2003, Mildred Peddle, aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband, James, in 1967; her daughter, Iris, in 1976; and her sister, Ivy Wall, and brother, Austin Wall. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are her children: David (Wendy) and William J. (Heddy) in St. John`s; Ray (Justine) in Nova Scotia; Ruby Butler (Byron, deceased) in Windsor, Ontario; fifteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Also three sisters: Grace Champion (Bill, deceased) in Botwood; Mabel Williams (Charles) in London, Ontario; Ruby Matterface (Lewis, deceased) in St. John`s; one brother, Everett Wall (Marion), in Buchans; and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 10th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Barrett`s on Thursday, December 11th, at 10:00 am. Interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery in New Perlican on Thursday afternoon, December 11th. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the St. Augustine`s Anglican Church Fund, New Perlican, or to a charity of your choice.
December 09, 2003

PENDER, Patrick J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Monday, December 1, 2003, Patrick J. Pender, aged 90 years. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (nee Murrin), July 2000 and son Thomas, November 1975. Leaving to mourn sons: Joseph (Martha), Oshawa, Ontario; Francis (Marlene), Guelph, Ontario; Patrick Jr. (special friend Anne); daughters: Mary Tucker (Henry), Agnes Collins (Norm); sisters: Josephine Miller, Molly Clarke (St. Lawrence), and Agnes Saulnier, Nova Scotia; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 12 noon - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 5, 2003, at a time to be announced from Roncalli Chapel. Cremation to follow. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Portugal Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 03, 2003

PENNEY, Philip - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, December 1, 2003, Philip Penney in his 78th year of Mount Carmel. Predeceased by his brothers: Walter, Leo, his sister-in-law, Sadie Penney, his brothers-in-law: Ambrose, Jackie and Jerome Nolan, his grandchildren: Ricky and Zachary. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Ellen (nee Nolan); his son: James (Agatha) Penney, St. Catherine`s; his daughters: Elizabeth Penney, Mt. Carmel, Tina (Paddy) MacDonald, St. Catherine`s, Bonnie Boland, St. John`s; his grandchildren: Blake, James, Mitchell, Naomi, Shawna, Matthew, Caitlin, Alexandria, MacKenzie and Cassie; his brothers: Gordon (Rita) Penney, James Penney; his sisters-in-law: Theresa Nolan, Esther (Jim) Pike, Agnes Dohey, Mary Curran, Rita Lewis, Norma Nolan, Nancy Nolan, Annie Nolan; his brother-in-law: Paddy Nolan. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Chapel, Mt. Carmel. Visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Thursday, December 4, 2003 following 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Window Fund c/o Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish or to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
"Not lost to memory or to love, but safe in our Father`s home above."
December 02, 2003

PERRY, James J. - Passed peacefully away at his home in Portugal Cove South in the presence of his loving family, James J. Perry, age 85 years, predeceased by his son Desmond, grandsons Randy and Calvin and his parents Joseph and Hannah Perry. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Violet; his children: Madeline (Leo), Lucy, Cyril (Kathleen), Bride (Don), Don (Donna), Geraldine (Jack), Idella (Reg), Gladys (Wayne), Dianne (Gordon), Allen (Verna), Jimmy (Linda), Zina, Loyola (Bonnie), Martina (Keith); two sisters: Bride and Theresa, one brother: Charlie; 41 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren; two special grandchildren Gerard and Jerry; his homecare workers Myra, Tina, Linda, Bonnie, Yvonne and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Terpassey. Visitation: Sat. Dec. 27 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. Dec. 28, 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Funeral on Monday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Portugal Cove South.
December 28, 2003

PORTER, Malcolm - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, Malcolm Porter of Foxtrap, age 73. Leaving to mourn special friend and companion Winnie Rideout, brothers Norman (Dorothy) and Leslie (Florence). Also a large number of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Monday. Funeral service to take place on Monday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church in Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Road, Foxtrap. No flowers by request Donations may be made to the Lung Association.
December 21, 2003

POTTLE, Phoebe - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on December 31, 2003, one day short of her 81st birthday, Mrs. Phoebe Pottle of Happy Adventure, Bonavista Bay, originally from St. John`s. Predeceased by her husband Stanley in March of 1996 and daughter Violet in May of 2000. Leaving to mourn two sons John and wife Elaine and Earnest, with whom she resided; six daughters, Gertie Tucker (Walter) of St. Philip`s, Loretta Burden (Robert) of St. Chad`s Bonavista Bay, Agnes, Beatrice, Nita and Evelyn of St. John`s. Also left to mourn, brother Art Brown and wife Mary of Whiteway, Trinity Bay, stepbrother Richard of Ontario, stepsisters Carrie of Paradise, Jean of Ontario, Gert of St. John`s and Hazel of Ontario; son-in-law Abe Bursey of Long Pond and also special friend Jackie Sommerton; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday noon-10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral service on Monday at 2 p.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers or donations will be gratefully accepted.
January 02, 2004

POTTLE, REID - PARRELL, Margaret (nee Ryan)- Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Wednesday, December 31, 2003, in her 90th year. Predeceased by husbands William Parrell and Wallace Reid, and grandson Peter Parrell. Left with fond and loving memories are her children: Michael Terranc Parrell (Elizabeth), Elizabeth Flynn and Dennis Reid (Una), seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank-you to the staff of Chancellor Park. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Friday, January 2 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
January 02, 2004

POWER, Edward - Passed away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Monday, December 29, 2003, Edward Power, age 59 years. Predeceased by his parents James and Annie Power, and sister Mary Reddy. Leaving to mourn his son Stephen, daughter Denika (Bill), and their mother Josephine Power; grandson: Connor; brothers: Pat (Mary) and Jim (Vick); sisters: Theresa Whitten, Gladys Stamp and Kay Newhook (Albert) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 31, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church. Cremation to follow.
December 30, 2003

POWER, Michael J. - Retired TTC Operator of Toronto, formerly Mt. Carmel, S.M.B., NL. was mercifully taken by Our Lord from home in Whitby, Ont., December 17, 2003. Beloved husband of Ethel, dearly loved father of Michael, Christina, Rick and Julia Andrews, St. John`s. Loving Grandpa to Lea, Luke, Sarah, Sam, MacKenzie, Andrew, Samantha, Whitby and Tyler, St. John`s; Great-grandpa to Tony. Left to mourn sisters: Kay, Christina, late Agnes and Annie; brothers: Kevin, St. John`s, Adrian of Windsor; many nieces and nephews. Ashes to be laid to rest in his beloved Mt. Carmel at a later date. Thank you to Fr. Lauen of Oshawa and Fr. Anthony, Whitby. Thanks to at home Palliative Care, Oshawa.
January 06, 2004

POWER, Raymond Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center on Sunday, December 14, 2003, Raymond Joseph Power of St. John`s, formerly of Branch, Placentia Bay, age 84 years. Predeceased by his parents Mary Lucy and Bernard Power, five brothers, Alban, David, Ambrose, James Willy and John. Leaving to mourn with fond memories his loving wife Marguerite Snow, son Gerard Cleal, Montreal; step-son Paul (Sharon Snow), Bridgewater; step-daughter Sharon Snow, Florida; one sister Isabel, Placentia; sisters-in-law Sr. Irene Neville, RSM, St. Teresa`s Convent, St. John`s; Agnes Gleiforst, Colorado Springs as well as a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road Tuesday, December 16th, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, December 17th, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2003. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
December 16, 2003

PUDDESTER, Julia Gwenyth - Died peacefully at her residence, Chancellor Park, St. John`s on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, Julie Gwenyth Puddester (nee Pratt), age 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold (Hal) in 1980. Left in mourning but with fondest memories are her loving and devoted son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Margaret; beloved grandchildren Leigh (Tammy) of St. John`s, and Kathleen (John) of Ottawa; cherished great-grandchildren Gwenyth and Chloe, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff of Chancellor Park. The family will receive visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Monday, Dec. 22, 2003 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at 11 a.m. from St. James United Church, with interment to follow at The General Protestant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 21, 2003

PUDDESTER, Julia Gwenyth - Died peacefully at her residence, Chancellor Park, St. John`s on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, Julia Gwenyth Puddester (nee Pratt), age 96 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold (Hal) in 1980. Left in mourning but with fondest memories are her loving and devoted son and daughter-in-law, Jamie and Margaret; beloved grandchildren Leigh (Tammy) of St. John`s, and Kathleen (John) of Ottawa; cherished great-grandchildren Gwenyth and Chloe, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff of Chancellor Park. The family will receive visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Monday, Dec. 22, 2003 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at 11 a.m. from St. James United Church, with interment to follow at The General Protestant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
December 22, 2003

RABUN, Annie Janet - Passed away peacefully December 2, 2003, at Rapelje Lodge Nursing Home, Welland, Ontario, with her brother by her side. Born at Norman`s Cove, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, September, 1923. Predeceased by her husband Neal (1981), mother and father Sarah Elizabeth and Caleb Thorne. With fond and loving memories of Annie Janet are her sisters; Florretta Pender, Emily Maud Branton, Louisa Hatcher (Jack), Elizabeth Miller, Evelyn Pearl Dicks (Eric); her brother Robert Thorne; her sister-in-law June and many nieces and nephews. Her tender care has been assigned to Hetherington and Deans Funeral Chapel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 905-354-5614. Annie Janet will be resting in peace, next to her husband in Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens, Georgia.
December 05, 2003

REELIS, William (Bill) - Passed peacefully away on December 14, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer, William Reelis, age 66 years, Labrador City, formerly of St. John`s. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Mary Reelis, and many brothers and sisters. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three sons: Billy, David and Blair. His five daughters: Carol-Anne, Cathy, Kim, Kelly and Tracey and their spouses. Also left to mourn are his precious 12 Grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He also leaves to mourn two sisters: Theresa Alvis (Manuel) and Eileen Evans. Three brothers: Harold (Signe), Kevin (Emma) and John (Joyce). And many nieces, nephews and friends in St. John`s and Pouch Cove area. Resting at Penney`s Funeral Home, Labrador City. There will be a mass for him at St. Agnes Parish, Pouch Cove, Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.
May his soul rest in peace.
December 19, 2003

REID, Harry Maxwell - (Aug. 23, 1933-Dec. 11, 2003) Passed away suddenly at his residence in Thornlea, Harry Maxwell Reid, age 70 years. Predeceased by daughter Dorothy, parents James and Sarah Elizabeth, and sister-in-law Myrtle. Leaving to mourn a loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Eileen. Also leaving behind are 11 children: Barry (Vivian), Jocelyn (Peter), Keith (Jamie), Bill (Donna), Don (Violet), Curt, Minnie (Dennis), Dean (Trudy), Chris (Susan), Paul (Andrea), Pauline (Angus); 16 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and four sisters and four brothers: Dorothy (Charlie), Phoebe (Eric), Doreen (Clayton), Edna, Garfield (Verlie), Bill, Eldridge (Marjorie), Gary (Florie), also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at The Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman`s Cove. Funeral service will take place on Monday, Dec. 15, 2003. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman`s Cove.
December 13, 2003

ROACH, Sean Michael - Passed away suddenly in Toronto, Ontario, on Tuesday, December 2, 2003, Sean Michael Roach, age 38 years. Sean is predeceased by his father Frank G. Roach. Leaving to mourn and celebrate his life, his mother Violet (Vi) Roach, Gander; brothers: Frank (Jane), Calgary, Alberta, Noel (Sharon), St. John`s, NL; niece Megan; nephews: Christopher and Sean (Calgary). Loved dearly by Angelo (Toronto), as well as a large circle of other friends and relatives. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Visitation being held Saturday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Sunday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph`s Parish on Monday, December 8, 2003, at 10 am. Interment All Saint`s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the SPCA, Gander. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home Ltd. Gander.
December 05, 2003

ROBBINS, Raymond - Passed away suddenly December 12, 2003, after a brief illness at Carbonear Hospital, Ray Robbins of Marystown, in his 63rd year. Left to mourn his wife Sharon (Marshall); daughters: Pam (Rod) Senior, Lori (Colin) Mitchell; son Todd (Lisa); grandchildren: Matthew and Eric Senior and Emma Robbins; sisters: June Whalen and Phyllis Blundon; brother, Ron (Lorraine); foster brother, Wesley King (Joan), Fort McMurray; father-in-law, Harry Marshall; sister-in-law, Linda Nolan; brothers-in-law: Randy Marshall (Debbie), Roger Marshall (Joan); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, 709-279-3421. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
December 12, 2003

ROSSITER, Esther - Passed peacefully away on Christmas Day 2003 in the presence of her loving family at her home in Calvert, Esther (Essie) in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick (Paddy) 1971, sons Raymond 1964 and Gerald 1979 and son-in-law Bill Dalton 2002. Leaving to mourn daughters: Regina Dalton, Cape Broyle, Anne Zamolo (Alessandre), Wawa, Ont., Margie (Darlene), St. John`s, daughter-in-law Gennie Rossiter, Calvert; brother Michael Kavanagh (Kay), Florida, sisters-in-law: Beatrice MacPherson, Boston, Kathleen Rossiter, St. John`s, Ruth Rossiter, St. John`s; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermuse, on Saturday, December 27 and Sunday, December 28 from 2-10 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Monday, December 29, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Calvert, with interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ferryland.
December 28, 2003

RYAN, John Washington - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 14, 2003, John W. Ryan, Aquaforte, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn with precious memories sister: Belle and husband Raymond Fennelly, Fermeuse; sister-in-law: Mary Ryan, Chapel`s Cove; special buddies: Peter and Jonathan Ryan; numerous nieces, nephews and the staff and friends of Fahey`s Nursing Home, Fermeuse. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse, Monday, December 15 from 7 pm - 10 pm, Tuesday, December 16 from 10 am - 10 pm and Wednesday, December 17 from 10 am - 1 pm. Funeral Mass to take place on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 2:30 pm from Holy Trinity Church, Ferryland. Interment to follow at R.C. Cemetery, Aquaforte.
"O Gentle Man Rest in Peace"
December 16, 2003

RYAN, Joseph Samuel - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on December 25, 2003, Joseph S. Ryan, aged 89 years, Honourary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree and Honourary Life Member of the Benevolent Irish Society. Predeceased by his parents William D. and Mary (Flynn) Ryan, brothers Frank J. and William, sister Mary V. Bruce. Leaving to mourn his wife Margaret (Harrington), brother Samuel J. (Maureen), sisters-in-law Carmel Harrington, Eileen Ryan and brother-in-law Ed Bruce, several nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, on Saturday, December 27th, 2-9 p.m., and Sunday, December 28, 10 a.m- 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Monday, December 29 at 12 p.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
May he rest in peace
December 28, 2003

RYAN, Margaret (nee Greene) - Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia, on Dec. 20, 2003, age 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Denis. Leaving to mourn son Edward Greene (Dottie), granddaughters Shelly (Danny), Pam (Billy) and Natasha (Rick), great-grandchildren Edward, Kaitlyn, Daniel and Kristin, very special daughter-in-law Madeline Greene, sisters Mary, Joan, and Angela, who resides in the United States, and a large circle of other relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia. Resting at Coomb`s Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22 at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow in Coomb`s Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia.
December 21, 2003

RYAN, TURNER - Arlene Marie, Age 34, passed peacefully away on Saturday December 27, 2003. Arlene leaves to mourn her loving parents Cyril and Isabel; her brother Kenneth, his wife Tracy and their son Nicholas in British Columbia; her sister Isabel (Scott) and their children Keisha and Geoffrey; as well as her grandmother Agnes Madden. She also leaves a large circle of extended family at 21 Manley Place, who have cared for her for many years. Arlene, disabled from birth, lived her life in the truest form of innocence. She was truly an angel that touched everyone that knew her. Arlene was predeceased earlier this year by her very special Great Aunt Elizabeth, may they rest in peace together. Arlene will be resting at Caul`s Funeral Home LeMarchant Road from 11 a.m. Monday December 29 until 11a.m. Tuesday, December 30. Mass to follow at Caul`s. Interment to be held in Petty Harbour.
"Arlene, you were a true inspiration to us all, you will live on in our hearts forever."
December 28, 2003

SEARS, Ruby (nee Pynn) - Born January 31, 1931, on Bell Island, NL. Passed away on December 29, 2003, at the age of 72, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer`s. Loving wife for 48 years to Peter Sears (Toronto, ON, formerly of St. John`s, NL); mother of Lisa Sears, Toronto, ON, Nancy Sears-Walsh, Seafort, ON; Stephen Sears, Toronto, ON; mother-in-law to Robert Walsh, Seafort, ON, and Sandee Avery, Toronto, ON. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Friends may call at the Scarborough Chapel of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Road (East of St. Clare Avenue E) on Friday, January 2, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 3, at 2:30 p.m. Family members request in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer`s Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
January 02, 2004

SELLERS, Wade Chesley Erwin - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, December 15, 2003, Wade Sellers of St. John`s, aged 47 years. Predeceased by father Maxwell Sellars. Leaving to mourn his daughter Chelsea and her mother Terri Grandy-Sellars, mother Emma Sellars and brothers: Boyd (Sonya) and Brent (Christina) and their families. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, on Wednesday at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service on Thursday, December 18 at 2 pm at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Coley`s Point with internment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Coley`s Point. Donations in his memory may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center or the Cancer Coalition for Alternative Medicine.
May he rest in peace.
December 16, 2003

SHEPPARD, Harold Wm. - (Avalon Masonic Lodge and longtime active member of St. Philip`s Anglican Church): Entered into eternal rest on December 14, 2003 at the General Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Harold Wm. Sheppard of St. Philip`s. Harold was born in Harbour Grace South, son of Nathaniel and Ethel (nee Squires) Sheppard on September 6, 1911. Predeceased by wife, Lillian Sheppard; infant daughter Ella and granddaughter Judy. Leaving to mourn wife, Nina; son Howard (Wanda); daughters: Ethel (Ches Barfitt), Margaret (Wallace Boone); foster-son Wayne Snow and family; grandchildren: Eddie and Lisa Lockyer, David and Danny Sheppard, Amanda and Barbara Patrick; brother: Nathan (Pearl); sister: Cedella (Max Adams), Margaret King and sister-in-law: Eileen Sheppard; Nina`s family: Todd, Judith and Adam Martin; Ross Martin; Boyd, Jeanette and Claire Martin; Jill, Sheldon, Hilary and Matthew Camp; nephews, nieces, many relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday from 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philip`s Anglican Church. Interment at St. Philip`s Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Philip`s Anglican Church.
December 16, 2003

SKINNER, Simeon M. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Simeon M. Skinner of Harbour Grace, age 87 years. Predeceased by wife: Mahala; sons: Calvin and Clyde. Leaving to mourn, two daughters: Shirley (Kevin) Ryan, Riverhead, Harbour Grace and Brenda (Kenneth) Daley, Churchill Falls; daughter-in-law Doreen, St. John`s; six grandchildren: Stephen, Deborah (Steve), Tracey, Nicole, Jennifer, and Samantha; two great-grandchildren: Kristen and Kaitlyn; five brothers: Sam, Mount Pearl, Ronald (Blanche) and Clayton, both of St. John`s, Thomas (Ruby), St. Phillips and Garfield (Adelaide), Halifax, NS; three sisters: Velma Norman, Sydney, NS, Bertha Strowbridge, Halifax, NS, and Lillian (Edward) Keeping, Boxey, Fortune Bay; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel`s Funeral Home. Harvey Street, Harbour Grace until 12:00 noon Friday, December 19. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm from St. Paul`s Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral home are 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, 2:00 - 5:00 pm, 7:00 - 9:30 pm daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 18, 2003

SMART, Cheryl - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Centre on December 8, 2003, in the presence of her family, Cheryl Smart, age 35. Predeceased by her infant sister Cynthia (1955). Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, parents: Rowena and Carson Smart, Lethbridge; brothers: Brian (Bonnie), Paradise, Bruce (Juanita), Utopia, New Brunswick, and Chris (Cherie), Paradise; nieces: Susan, Heather, Julie, and Taylor; nephew, Carson; special friend, Dennis Davis; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Memorial United Church, Lethbridge, Wednesday, December 10, and Thursday, December 11. Funeral service at Memorial United Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Newfoundland Chapter - Breast Cancer Research. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home Ltd., Whitbourne.
December 10, 2003

SMITH, Alma Joan - Passed peacefully away on December 7, 2003 after a lengthy illness at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, aged 67 years. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Lydia Young. Leaving to mourn her sad loss are her husband James; son Edward (Kelly); brother Ted (Loretta), sister Eileen (Jack), sister Gloria (David); several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law and several brothers and sisters-in-law; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was held December 9th at the St. Paul`s Anglican Church in Lewisporte. Interment at Anglican Cemetery in Lewisporte. Donations in her memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte.
January 02, 2004

SMITH, Emma Jane (Thorne) - Passed peacefully away in Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 27, 2003, Emma Jane (Thorne) Smith, age 86, formerly of Gander and Whitbourne. Predeceased by parents Allen and Agnes Thorne, step-parents Ben and Martha Newhook and husband Charlie (2000). Leaving to mourn five sons and one daughter: Eric (Shirley), Ottawa; Morley (Rolla), Dunstaffnage, P.E.I.; Kevin (Kay), St. John`s; Grace, Whitbourne; Alphonsus, Ottawa; Tony (Lorraine), Labrador City. Step-family: Martha (Charlie) Peddle, Alvina (Roy) Smith, Ben (Selma) Newhook, Charity (Howard) Mercer. Fifteen grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law Elsie Newhook, and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Monday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Funeral service will take place from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne, Tuesday, December 30, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Church, Whitbourne.
December 29, 2003

SMITH, Gladys (nee Gregory) - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre on December 3, 2003, Gladys Smith of Queen`s Cove, age 93. Predeceased by her husband Robert (1979), her parents, seven brothers and one sister. Leaving to mourn with many happy memories, her son Ed (Nellie), Queen`s Cove, grand-daughter Shelley (Carman Carroll), St. John`s, great-grand-daughters, Natalie Hunter, Rebecca Carroll and Susan Cadman (Rick), and a large circle of family and friends, especially members of the ACW and UCW of Queen`s Cove, both of which she was a life long active member, and the congregation of St. Aidan`s Church, Queen`s Cove, where she was an organist for over thirty years. Resting at St. Aidan`s Anglican Church, Queen`s Cove; funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th, 2003. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Leonard A. Miller Centre, 3rd Floor South, in recognition of the outstanding care provided to Gladys and her family during her stay there.
December 05, 2003

SMITH, John L. - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Norman`s Cove on December 19, 2003, John L. Smith, age 64 years. Predeceased by father Malcolm Smith, father-in-law George Bartlett, Buchans. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, wife Mary; daughter Chrstine Smith-Hollett (Larry), sons: A.P. Jan Smith, Chad A. Smith (Pam); granddaughter Larisha Hollett; mother Dorcas; sisters: Carrie White (Fred), Millertown, Ann King (Bernard), Una Smith (Ted), Norman`s Cove; brothers: Harris L. (Lorraine R.), Hartley (Lorraine E.), Tony (Terri), Norman`s Cove; mother-in-law Clara Bartlett; sisters-in-law: Lillian Rideout (Woodrow), Buchans, Georgina Tilley (A. Jack), Stephenville, Florence Rowsell (Bruce), Buchans, Carol Hind (Gordon), Toronto; brother-in-law Randy Bartlett (Shirley), Grand Falls; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the United Church, Norman`s Cove. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 21, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the United Cemetery, Norman`s Cove. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the John L. Smith Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
December 19, 2003
(Jan Smith - Jan is Dutch for John - has created a memorial to his father and anyone wishing to view the tribute may do so by visiting www.johnl.nfldaddendum.com)

SNOW, Hugh C. - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Thursday, December 4, 2003, at the age of 85. A native of Clarke`s Beach, Conception Bay, and an ex-Sergeant with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, he retired in 1966 after 25 years service, and went on to a second career with Holiday Inn in St. John`s. He was also a long-term resident on Howley Ave. Ext., a devoted family man, and a dependable friend to many of his neighbors and co-workers. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary (nee Rose); two children: Doreen Singleton of St. John`s, and Hugh M. Snow and wife Lucille of Halifax, NS; five grandchildren: Carolyn, Andrea and Karl Singleton and Jonathan and Rebecca Snow. He will also leave behind a large circle of relatives and friends. He will be resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 6, from 7-9 pm. and again on Sunday, December 7. from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 8, 2003 at 11:00 am from St. Thomas` Anglican Church on Military Road. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Forest Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home where he was lovingly cared for over the past four years. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 07, 2003

SOPER, William Willis - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, December 1, 2003, William Willis Soper of Carbonear, WWII Veteran and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 23, Carbonear, age 87 years. Predeceased by parents: Harry and Irene; brother: Harry. Leaving to mourn, wife: Rachel Wesley of 63 years; one daughter: June (Rex) Cotter, Carbonear; three sons: David (Linda), Burlington, ON, Ernest (Nancy), Burt`s Corner, NB and William `Bill` Jr. (Jane), Labrador City; eight grandchildren: Heather, Robert, Michael, June, Lisa, Mark, Matthew and Katie; six great-grandchildren: Nathan, Stephen, Rachel, Brittany, Sharon and Sabestion; four brothers: Charles (Winnie), Carbonear, Kenneth (Marjorie), Scarborough, ON, Lloyd (Lorna), Dartmouth, NS and Donald (Marie), Halifax, NS; one sister: Lillian Babb, Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Minnie Burt and Dorothy (Ed) Diamond, both of Mount Pearl and Marion Trickett, Brigus; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 4. Funeral service to follow t 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment in he Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. 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 12:00 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 03, 2003

SPRY, Edward William (Cheeko) - Passed peacefully away at Burnaby Hospital, B.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2003, Edward Spry, age 49 years. Predeceased by his mother, Margaret Spry, Oct. 29, 1998 and his father, Alexander Spry, on Sept. 29, 2003. Left with fond and loving memories are his daughter Samantha, Burnaby, B.C., special family, friends and neighbours in Vancouver, B.C. and St. John`s, four sisters: Teresa (Ed), Patsy (Paul), Bernadette and very special sister Margie and nephew Rick Bearns; also many nieces, nephews and other family, friends and neighbours. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass on Monday, Jan. 5, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church, St. John`s. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, St. John`s.
January 02, 2004

SQUIRES, Nelson - Passed away suddenly on December 29, 2003, Nelson Squires, aged 75 years. Predeceased by his son Terry (1974). Survived by his wife of 52 years, Bernice (Sheppard); sons: Stephen and Glen (Mary); daughter Debby (Tony) Andrews; granddaughters: Kimberly and Ashley Andrews, Holly and Robyn Squires; his grandson and best buddy Adam Nelson Squires; sister: Lillian (Jim) Howley, Kingston, Ont.; brothers-in-law: Roland (Olive) Sheppard, Graham Sheppard, and Lloyd (Elizabeth) Sheppard; sisters-in-law: May Matthews, Ont. and Carol Ann Sheppard; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 10 am - 9 pm on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 and from 10 am - 1 pm on Wednesday, December 31, 2003. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 30, 2003

ST. CROIX, Frances (nee Butler) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, St. John`s on Thursday, December 11th, 2003, Frances St. Croix of St. Mary`s, aged 82 years. Predeceased by her husband, Vincent (1970); two infant children: Madonna (1954) and John (1958); daughter-in-law Charmaine (2002); grandson Anthony (1992) and great-grandson Bradley (1997). Leaving to mourn four sons and three daughters: Fintan (Bernadette), Gander, Marjorie (Ron Molloy), Trepassey, Violet (Brian Whelan), Torbay, Mary (Don Tobin), Point la Haye, Stan (Maureen), Joe and Jim (Ruth), St. Mary`s; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Bride Martin, St. John`s; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Gibbons` Funeral Home, St. Mary`s. Visitation on Thursday, December 11th from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Assumption on Saturday, December 13th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in the Cemetery, St. Mary`s.
December 12, 2003

ST. GEORGE, Ellen {nee Eagan} - December 19, 1910-December 24, 2003. Passed peacefully away at her residence in St. John's on Wednesday, December 24, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Eric, September 1987 and her son John, January 2000. Left with beautiful memories are her loving family, her two sons: Eric {Joan}, Bathurst, NB; Gerry {Sheila}, St. John's; her two daughters: Judy Hanlon, St. John's and Mary Sharpe {David}, Pasadena and her daughter-in-law Lynn St. George. Loving grandmother to her 12 grandchildren: Karen Singleton{Derek}, Susan Hanlon and Heather Hanlon {Bob Mahon}; Tony and Gerry St. George: Lori Singleton {Kevin}; Michael, Stephen, Andrea and Maria Sharpe; Kelli Sinnott {Chris}, Jill Boland {Brad}; and two precious great-grandchildren Keegan Sinnott and Gavin Singleton; also her neices and nephews. Nellie was a devoted wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandma. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home on Friday, December 26, 2003 from 10 a.m.--10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from the Basilica on Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 2 p.m.. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

STANLEY, Edward Jr. (Ted) - Passed away suddenly at his residence in Kilbride on Thursday, December 18, 2003, Edward (Ted) Stanley Jr. Aged 57 years. Predeceased by his father and mother Edward and Grace Stanley; brother George Stanley. Leaving to mourn three sons: Dean (Georgia), Owen Sound, ON, Darrell (Pam), St. John`s, and Stephen, Ottawa, ON; four grandchildren: Jacob, Isaac, Brandon and David; two sisters: Helen Dunphy (Patrick) and Doreen Rose (Derm); brother Leonard (Harriet); also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday; from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday; and from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday. Funeral service to be held from St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds, on Monday, December 22, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Goulds. Donations may be made to St. Paul`s Anglican Church, Goulds. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 19, 2003

STRAPP, Pauline - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, age 89 years. Predeceased by her husband John. Leaving to mourn two sisters-in-law: Mary Healey and Veronica Healey; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 12, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 11, 2003

STRICKLAND, Violet (nee Smith) - Passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit, Leonard A. Miller Centre on December 3, 2003, after a courageous battle with cancer, Violet Strickland of Mt. Pearl, age 72. Born in Gooseberry Cove, T. Bay, she is predeceased by her parents Benjamin and Eliza Smith, brother George and sister Florance (Wicks). Leaving to mourn husband Selby, daughter Dawn (Steve), son Paul (Lorraine), sister Maise (Hector Ploughman), brothers Bax (Jean) and Jim (Ann); five cherished grandchildren: Alana, Mark, Benjamin, Stephen and Kandice; special niece Velma (Dave Brown); also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. John Janes, Family Physician; Dr. Joy McCarthy, Oncology Unit, Health Sciences Centre and staff and volunteers of the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, Mt. Pearl with visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. -12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2003 from Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mt. Pearl. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully appreciated or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Miller Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"An Angel Was Sent From Heaven"
December 04, 2003

STURGE, Maisie A. - Passed away suddenly at her residence on December 21, 2003, Maisie A. Sturge, aged 57 years. Predeceased by her father Arthur, brother Derrick, mother- and father-in-law Mona and Samuel Sturge. Leaving to mourn her husband Heber; two daughters; Sheri (Tim), Cheryl (Adam); her mother Eleanor, ON; two foster sons: Mark and Kyle; brothers: George (Martha), ON, Harry, Yellowknife; sister: Shirley (Bill), ON, Glenda, ON, Marilyn (Roe), Mount Pearl, Dianne (Charlie), ON; special nephew Kevin, Mount Pearl; brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 10 a.m.-noon, 2-4 p.m and 7-9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24, 2003 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being 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 22, 2003

SULLIVAN, Cyril Kitchener - Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge n the presence of his loving family on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Cyril Sullivan of Pouch Cove, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife Mina (April 2002) and son Wayne (1980). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Marie Strugnell (Charles) and Irene Noseworthy (Chester); sons: Cyril Jr. (Roslyn) and Chris (Dianne); fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn are his sisters: Doris Williams, Beatrice Sullivan (Clarence) and Lois Noseworthy (Charles); brothers: Rex Sullivan (Olive) and Harry Sullivan; sisters-in-law: Mary Sullivan, Norma Sullivan, Helen Noseworthy and Beatrice Noseworthy; brother-in-law Robert Noseworthy; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Friday, December 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the All Saints Anglican Parish Hall Building Fund.
December 17, 2003

SULLIVAN, Cyril Kitchener - Retired long-time employee of the City of St. John`s. Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge in the presence of his loving family on Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Cyril Sullivan of Pouch Cove, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his wife Mina (April 2002) and son Wayne (1980). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Marie Strugnell (Charles) and Irene Noseworthy (Chester); sons: Cyril Jr. (Roslyn) and Chris (Dianne); fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn are his sisters: Doris Williams, Beatrice Sullivan (Clarence) and Lois Noseworthy (Charles); brothers: Rex Sullivan (Olive) and Harry Sullivan; sisters-in-law: Mary Sullivan, Norma Sullivan, Helen Noseworthy and Beatrice Noseworthy; brother-in-law Robert Noseworthy; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Friday, December 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the All Saints Anglican Parish Hall Building Fund.
December 18, 2003

SWEENEY, David Gerard - Passed away suddenly at his residence David Gerard Sweeney (longshoreman/stevedore) aged 55 of St. John`s. Predeceased by his mother Catherine, father John and brother Patrick. Leaving to mourn with fond memories, brothers: John, James (Anna), Glen (Jean), Albert (Sheila), Douglas (Carol); sisters: Jeanette Quigley (Brendan), Marie Pretty (Charles), Anne Hancock (Allan) and Joshlyn Sweeney (Wayne Grant); sister-in-law Betty Sweeney and a number of nieces and nephews, especially David and Christopher Hancock, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
December 19, 2003

SWEENEY, David Gerard - Passed away suddenly at his residence on December 18, 2003, David Gerard Sweeney (longshoreman/stevedore) aged 55 of St. John`s. Predeceased by his mother Catherine, father John and brother Patrick. Leaving to mourn with fond memories, brothers: John, James (Anna), Glen (Jean), Albert (Sheila), Douglas (Carol); sisters: Jeanette Quigley (Brendan), Marie Pretty (Charles), Anne Hancock (Allan) and Joshlyn Sweeney (Wayne Grant); sister-in-law Betty Sweeney and a number of nieces and nephews, especially David and Christopher Hancock, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Saturday, December 20, and Sunday, December 21, from 10 am - 10 pm. Funeral service on Monday, December 22, 2003, at 9:30 am. from Caul`s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
"God be with you until we meet again."
December 19, 2003

TOBIN, Brendan - Age 81 years. Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, December 18, 2003, Brendan Tobin of Southeast Placentia. Predeceased by wife Alma (Linehan). Leaving to mourn: son Kenneth (Sally), daughters: Janet (Michael), Sharon (Ralph), Brenda (Wayne), Dolores, Teri (Clive) and grandchildren: Shawn Michael, Jonathan, Jessica, Sheila, Christopher, Brandon, Alissa, Natasha, sisters: Madeline and Kitty, brothers: Kevin and Michael; also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Maher`s Funeral Home, Placentia on Saturday, December 20th and Sunday, December 21, 2003, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Placentia on Monday, December 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Father Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia.
December 19, 2003

TUCKER, Robert (Bob) - Age 65. Peacefully died at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, formerly of St. John`s. Beloved husband of late Gertrude Connolly. Left with fond and loving memories, his three sons, two daughters, six grandchildren; also two sisters, other family and friends. Bob was a Toronto Maple Leaf fan. He was a very proud Hockey Dad. He spent most of his time at the arena with his grandson. He will be greatly missed. Burial has already taken place in Mississauga. Remembered always by his sister-in-law Florence Tucker, her daughters: Carol Ann, Charmaine, Elaine, Miranda, Lisa and their families.
January 23, 2004

TURNER, Donald James - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on Friday, December 26, 2003, age 78 years. Predeceased by his wife June, 1994; brothers: Edward, Jack, Cyril; and parents Cyril and Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn his daughter Gail Tricco (Doug); son Don Turner Jr. (Patricia); his loving sister Joan Louise Farmer, Texas; and sister Mary (Dolly) Farrell, Toronto. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003, at 11 a.m. from Caul`s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery.
December 29, 2003

UDLE, Donald Kenneth - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, at the Dr. Leonard Miller Centre on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, after a courageous battle with cancer, in the presence of his family, Donald Kenneth Udle. Aged 68 years. Former employee at the Public Works Department, City of St. John`s. Predeceased by his mother Ina Udle and father Robert Udle. Leaving to mourn sisters: Mollie Morrissey (Harold), Winnifred Brazil, and Hazel; brothers: Maxwell (Stella), Cecil (Minnie), Reginald, Frank, and Randolph; nephews: David (Annie), Gary (Georgina), Richard (Marie) and Campbell; nieces: Jean Lockyer (Wallis), Linda Hibbs (Glen), Shirley Boyd and Hilda Stanford of London, Ontario; also a number of other relatives and friends. At Donald`s request burial has taken place, from Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
December 11, 2003

WALSH, Cathy (nee Leonard) - Passed away at St. Clare`s Hospital, Catherine (Cathy) Walsh, age 53, of St. John`s, formerly of Southern Harbour. After a short battle with cancer, Cathy passed away on Friday, December 19, 2003, with her family by her side. Predeceased by her mother Susan Ann (nee Whiffen) (1954); her father Patrick Leonard (1997); her sister Doreen Stanley (2000) and her father-in-law Capt. Lar Walsh (1972); mother-in-law Rita (1996) and brother-in-law Mike (1989). Left to mourn are her husband Tom; sons: Dwayne (Susan), Fort Nelson, BC, Darrell (special friend Chantelle Lavandier and Evan), Paradise, Colin, St. John`s; grandson Sam, Fort Nelson; step-mother Philomena Leonard, Southern Harbour; sisters: Madonna Simon (Neil), Stephenville, Madeline Messervey (Albert), Coal Harbour, NS, Lucy Ennis (Vincent), Goulds, Rita Pittman (Gary), Brampton, ON, Jackie Ryan (David), Southern Harbour; brothers: Felix, Southern Harbour, Tom (Vera), Southern Harbour, Leo (Kaitleen), Southern Harbour, Bernard (Marie), Southern Harbour; special niece Colleen Sooley; sisters-in-law Geraldine O`Toole, Mount Pearl, Stella Courtney (Robin), Kilbride, Doris (David Clarke), St. John`s, Nora O`Brien (Leo), Mount Pearl; brother-in-law Len, Victoria, BC; and a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank you to the staff of 5 East at St. Clare`s for their care and attention, as well as to her co-workers at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Saturday, 7-10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and at Our Saviour King Church, Southern Harbour, Monday evening. Funeral Tuesday, December 23 from Our Saviour King Church, 11 a.m.
December 19, 2003

WALSH, Richard (Dick) - Died at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, December 19, 2003. Richard (Dick) Walsh, formerly of South Side Road, in his 68th year. Predeceased by his mother, father, brothers John and Bob, sisters Jeanette and Mary. Leaving to mourn his wife Alice and son Rick; four sisters and two brothers. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 22nd, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Church. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted.
December 19, 2003

WALSH, Ronald - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Hospital on Friday, December 26, 2003. Ronald Walter Walsh, of St. John`s, aged 64 years. Predeceased by parents Ronald and Mary. Leaving to mourn his wife Margaret (nee Hawkins); seven children: Ronnie, Margaret (Fred), Paul (Michelle), Loranda, Ryan, Justin (Samantha) and Colin (Janelle); eight grandchildren, three brothers: Paddy (Alfreda), Francis (Joanne), Leo (Rosalind), four sisters Mary (Leon), Charlene, Jill (Frank), Juanita (Paul); also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 31, at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to the Lung Association.
December 29, 2003

WALSH, William Joseph - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by family, at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home in Carbonear, on Monday, December 1, 2003, William Walsh of Bay de Verde in his 88th year. Predeceased by his parents, Walter and Mary Walsh; brothers: Mark and James; sisters: Katherine (Kate), Ethel and Gertrude; grandson: Glen and great-grandson: Kyle. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Alice of 64 years; son Mark; daughters: Margaret, Gertie (Stan) and Marina (Dave); twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. A special thank you is extended to the staff of the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home for their compassion and care during his stay and to his special friend, Sam, for all your help and companionship over the past few months. He was a man who loved to play the accordion and has so since the age of nine in many communities and functions in Bay de Verde and the surrounding areas. Over the years he has met many people and touched many lives. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home in Old Perlican. Funeral services to be held on Wednesday, December 3, at 11:00 a.m. from Parish of the Assumption Church in Bay de Verde. Interment to follow at R.C. Cemetery in Bay de Verde. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one`s choice.
December 02, 2003

WARD, Frances Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, December 14, 2003, Frances Elizabeth Ward, aged 78 years. Predeceased by her husband, Thomas; sisters: Theresa Ward, Nellie O`Neill and Sr. Mary Kieran Hartery and daughter-in-law: Margaret Ward. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories of a gentle mother, her three daughters: Phyllis (Ron Finlay), Marion (Edward Coombs) and Margaret (Kelly Potts); four sons: David (Ann Marie), Kieran, Billy and Fabian (Colleen); daughter-in-law: Sandra Ward; one sister: Josephine Power; one brother: Thomas Hartery (Nora); sisters-in-law: Mary St. Croix, Ann Power, Ellen O`Neill (Jim); brothers-in-law: Patrick Ward (Madonna) and Francis Molloy; eighteen precious grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends as well as the staff and residents of Oceanview Rest Home, Trepassey. The family greatly acknowledges the support, love and care given to Mom during her time on Dialysis at the Waterford Hospital, the Health Sciences Centre and on 4SA. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Trepassey on Monday, December 15 from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday, December 16 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Portugal Cove South. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
"Cherished memories last forever"
December 16, 2003

WATERMAN, Christine Marie - Passed away suddenly on Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 at her home in Flatrock, Christine Marie Waterman (nee Hickey), age 67 years. Predeceased by parents Michael and Mary (Mame) Hickey. Leaving to mourn her loving husband and best friend of 43 years Edward (Ed), only son Michael and daughter-in-law Kathleen (nee Houlihan), two precious grandsons: Chad and Kevin, two brothers: John (Flatrock) and Dominic (Helen) of Goose Bay, sister Genevieve Henderson (Torbay) brother-in-law Frank (Yvonne) of Labrador City, sister-in-law Helen Taylor (Bill) of Montgomery, Alabama, Mary Humber (Eric) of Pouch Cove; also numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; special friend Maggie Stamp. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Saturday, 7 -10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 1 p.m. Monday from St. Michael`s Church. Interment to follow at Flatrock. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Flatrock Grotto.
Nan, You`ll Always be in Our Hearts
December 21, 2003

WESTCOTT, Alexander (Alex) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Alex Westcott of St. Philip`s, aged 73 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Maureen (nee Bradbury-Squires); step-son Derrick Squires (Madeline Power); step-grandchildren: Nicole and Adam Squires; sisters-in-law: Beth Westcott, Lillian Westcott, Stella Hamlyn and Vera Spurrell; brother-in-law Gordon Bradbury (Catherine); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. 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 11, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
December 10, 2003

WHELAN, Charlotte (nee Boland) - Resident of Calvert. Passed away peacefully at Hoyles Escasoni Complex following a lengthy illness on Saturday, December 20, 2003, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband Patrick (Paddy) in 1991. Left to mourn two daughters: Barbara Kennedy (Gerhard) of Armstrong, B.C., and Ida Halleran (Bruce) of Trepassey; grandchildren Gillian and Justin Halleran; brother Robert Boland of St. John`s and several nieces and nephews. Resting at Fahey`s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation on Monday, December 22, 2-10 p.m. and Tuesday, December 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23 at Immaculate Conception Church, Calvert . Interment to follow at R.C. Cemetery, Ferryland.
December 22, 2003

WHELAN, Gordon G. - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 surrounded by his loving and devoted family, Gordon G. Whelan, formally of Colliers, age 42 years. Predeceased by his grandparents, Michael and Bride Whelan and Bridget Murphy. Leaving to mourn his wife Annie, son Ryan, daughters Julie and Jennifer, parents John and Margaret Whelan of Conception Harbour, two sisters Della (Rich) and Rose, brothers Rick (Debby), John (Vivian), Glenn (Jody) and Norman, grandfather Tim Murphy of Colliers and mother-in-law Eileen Power, also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Broughton`s Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Patrick`s Church, Brigus. Interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery, Brigus. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Visitation hours: Sunday, noon-10 p.m.; Monday: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
December 22, 2003

WHELAN, Vincent - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge, Carbonear on Thursday, December 18, 2003, Vincent Whelan of Cupids Crossing, age 94 years. Predeceased by his wife Anne (April 14, 2003); son John (May 7, 1997); sisters: Norah Hickey and Bridget Crowley. Leaving to mourn son Mike (wife Sue) Whelan, Australia; two daughters: Eileen Bussey, Foxtrap, Carmel, Washington, U.S.A.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Resting at Broughton`s Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral to take place on Sunday, December 21, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Patrick`s Church, Brigus. Interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery, Brigus. Flowers gratefully appreciated or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center. Visitation hours Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
December 19, 2003

WHITE, Leonard - Passed peacefully away at his residence, surrounded by his family and friends, on December 13, 2003, Leonard White, age 73 years. Retired employee of Newfoundland Power, and member of the Knights of Columbus Terra Nova Council 1452 and Archbishop Howley Assembly fourth degree. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife of 46 years, Loretta (nee Carter); four daughters: Loretta (Don) Murphy; Sharon (Michael) Jossa, Mississauga, ON; Marilyn (Dave) Foley, Halifax, NS; Mary (Tom) Harvey; three sons: Leonard (Geraldine); Steve (Cavell), Edmonton, AB; Peter (Anne); brother Gerard (Joan), sisters Kathleen Norris, Magdeline (Raymond) Vickers, sisters-in-law Catherine (Harold) Ronayne, Genevieve (Clarence) Penton, Gabriel Norris, Philomena Carter, brothers-in-law: Allan (predeceased Ann) MacDonald, Halifax, NS; Stephen (Dolly) Carter; grandchildren: Meagan and Matthew White, Lyndsay, Lou, Robert and Heather Jossa; Niki and Johnny Foley, Kathleen and Julia White, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and numerous relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home 84 LeMarchant Road, St. John`s from 7-10 p.m. Sunday, and 2-10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass at St. Teresa`s Church, Mundy Pond Road, St. John`s 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road, St. John`s. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Kidney foundation.
"I am home in Heaven, dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty in this everlasting light. All the pain and grief is over. Every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever. Safely home in Heaven at last."
December 15, 2003

WILLIAMS, Theresa Marie - Passed peacefully away at her residence, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, December 11, 2003. Theresa Marie Williams, age 55 years. Predeceased by her father Robert, 1980; mother Kathleen (nee Skanes), 2000; brother-in-law Kevin Brennan, 1984 and infant nephew, Baby Brennan, 1976. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sisters: Mary Kerrivan (Gerald) and Isabel Brennan; brother Bill (Millie); uncles: Bernard Williams (Edith) and Patrick Williams (Margie); five nieces; six nephews; eleven grand-nephews; nine grand-nieces; one great-grandniece; special cousin, Leo Connolly (Carol); special friend Bernice Dunne; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 15th, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
December 12, 2003

WINSOR, Clara M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Sunday, December 14, 2003, Clara M. Winsor of Harbour Grace, age 83 years. Predeceased by sister: Nita Abbott and brother-in-law: Howard Abbot. Leaving to mourn, husband: Norman B.; one daughter: Donna (David) Bishop, Harbour Grace; eight sons: Ed (Betty), Leonard (Mary), Gerald (Marilyn), Robert (Florence), Norman (Christine), Dean (Jo-Anne) and Carmen (Cynthia), all of Harbour Grade and Rayburne (Esther), Oshawa, ON; sixteen grandchildren: Jason (Lisette), Rudy, Rayna, Melissa, Charlene, David, Valerie, Gerald, Elizateth, Catrina, Jonathan, Holly, Victoria, Brandon, Katie and Chantelle; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel`s Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace until 12:00 noon Thursday, December 18. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Coughlan United Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Coughlan United Church, Harbour Grace. 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 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 16, 2003

WINSOR, Clara M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Sunday, December 14, 2003, Clara M. Winsor of Harbour Grace, age 83 years. Predeceased by sister: Nita Abbott and brother-in-law: Howard Abbott. Leaving to mourn, husband: Norman B.; one daughter: Donna (David) Bishop, Harbour Grace; eight sons: Ed (Betty), Leonard (Mary), Gerald (Marilyn), Robert (Florence), Norman (Christine), Dean (Jo-Anne) and Carmen (Cynthia), all of Harbour Grace and Rayburne (Esther), Oshawa, ON; sixteen grandchildren: Jason (Lisette), Rudy, Rayna, Melissa, Charlene, David, Valerie, Gerald, Elizabeth, Catrina, Jonathan, Holly, Victoria, Brandon, Katie and Chantelle; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Thursday, December 18 at Coughlan United Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Coughlan United Church, Harbour Grace. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Noel`s Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
December 19, 2003

YETMAN, Chesley - (Retired Inspector RNC). Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre, Chesley Yetman, aged 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his devoted wife Florence (nee Sullivan); son Chesley Jr. (Thelma); daughter Doris (Lloyd) Cook; four grandchildren: Heidi (Murray) Yetman, Stefan (Shelley) Yetman, Pamela Cook and Robert (Aedon) Cook; three precious great-grandchildren: Zachary, Eddy and Sara; sister Katie Parmiter and many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends; special caregiver Mary Dalton. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday, December 13, 2003 from St. Thomas` Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers accepted or donation in his memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
December 11, 2003

 

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