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The Telegram Obituaries
December 2004

 

ADAMS, Mary Romola (nee Carter) - Passed peacefully away on the 22nd day of December 2004, at James Payton Memorial Hospital Gander, Mary Romola Adams, aged 82. Predeceased by husbands Gregory O'Grady, 1966 and Fred Adams, 1997. Leaving to mourn her only son Derek O'Grady and his wife Carol of Lewisporte; grandchildren: Erin Knight of St. John's, Dean O'Grady of Calgary and Carter O'Grady of Edmonton; great-grandchildren: Jacob Knight and Matthew McGrath of St. John's; sister Janet (John) Green, Canton, New York; brother-in-law Otto Maki, Coon Rapids, Minnesota; step-children: Mary (Ernie) Chancey, St. John's, Jim (Susan) Adams, St. John's, Charlie (Isabelle) Adams, Riverhead; John (Linda) Adams, St. John's and Joan (David) Best, Stewiack, NS; also a large circle of friends in St. John's and at Bayside Manor, Porterville. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday from 10-12 noon. Funeral service to take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, December 27, 2004 at 3:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. Interment to take place at a later date.
12/24/04

ASH, Pearce- Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital, on Monday, December 27, 2004. Pearce Ash of Hant's Harbour, age 81 years. Leaving to mourn wife Doreen, three sons John (Sandra), Wayne of Hant's Harbour, Rodger (Gail) of Toronto. Five grandchildren: Cory, Travis, Cecelia, Sonya and Vanessa. One sister, Irene, Montreal. Three sisters-in-law: Alice Ash, Hant's Harbour, Ruth (Byron Howell) and Ella (Russell Gilles); brother-in-law Les (friend Nancy), also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Calvary Pentecostal Church and Cemetery, Hant's Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
12/29/04

BAKER, Joseph - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, December 17, 2004, in his 82nd year. Formerly of Hodges Cove, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by great-grandson baby Nicholas. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 60 years Joan and six children: Judy (Bill Rowe), Don (Lee), Cynthia (Ian Garland), Harold (Betty), Karl (Joan), Keith (Denise); brothers: Fred (friend Grace), Lloyd (Jean) and sisters: Vera (Sandy Forward), Jean (Gordon Forward), Daphne (Bill Bishop); thirteen grandchildren: Paula (Andrew), Janet (Cory), Robert (Nancy), Jeffrey (Crystal), Laura, Christopher, Andrew, Cory, Matthew, Alicia, Zachary, Denis and Kenneth, along with three great-grandchildren: Aaron, Noah and Nathan. Also leaving a large number of relatives and friends. For 15 years he was actively involved as an organist for Agnes Pratt Home. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19, 2004 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and on Monday, December 20, 2004 from 10 a.m. till noon. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Monday, December 20, 2004 from Wesley United Church with cremation to follow. Flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to VOWR or to charity of choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/18/04

BANFIELD, Triffenia - Passed peacefully away at her home on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, Mrs. Triffenia Banfield of Bay L'Argent in her 69th year. Left to mourn are husband Bertram; son Melvin (wife Marion) of Mount Pearl; daughter Wanda of Mount Pearl and son Max (wife Nancy) of Bay L'Argent; four grandchildren: Jennifer, Meghan, Travis and Tyler. Rev. Charlie Harris conducted funeral service at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent on Saturday, December 11, 2004. Interment followed at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Marystown. Donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. Pallbearers were Henry Banfield, Frank Banfield, Lloyd Banfield, Fred Banfield, James Bungay, Norman Pope.
12/11/04

BARRY, Lawrence (Lar) - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Center, St. John's on December 29, 2004 of St. Bride's, P.Bay, age 79 years. Leaving to mourn wife Lena; seven sons: Lawrence Jr. (Bernadette), Leonard (Nancy), Ernest (Candace), Anthony (Vivian), Patrick (Doreen), Thomas, Gerald (Trudy); six daughters: Eileen (John), Janet (Don), Maureen, Sheila (Joey), Darlene (Norman), Tina (Pat); sisters: Mary-Ann Counsel and Elizabeth Ryan; and a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Church, St. Brides. Funeral Mass to take place 2 pm on Saturday, January 1, 2005. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Brides. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. You are welcome to visit and sign our online guest book @ www.coombsfuneralhome.com
12/31/04

BATSTONE, William Weston- Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on December 5, 2004, William Weston Batstone, WWII Veteran, Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineer, age 86 years. Predeceased by his son Paul, brother and sisters Victor, Elsie, Marjorie, Ida and Doris. Leaving to mourn his wife of 57 years Elizabeth (nee Legge); daughter Donna Letto (Grenfell) and their children Daryl (Bethany), Ontario, Jason and Heather; daughter-in-law Glenda Batstone and children Keith (Annette) and Trevor; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, and from 10 a.m.- noon on Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer's Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"He will be fondly remembered and forever missed."
12/06/04

BENNETT, Doris - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island on December 16, 2004, age 86 years. Predeceased by her parents; two brothers: Robert and Harold; two sisters: Margaret and Mary. Leaving to mourn special friends: Pat and Evelyn Mansfield, Bell Island and Mrs. Bessie Ward, St. John's, Dr. Jim Squires, St. John's, as well as a host of caregivers and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral services on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 12 noon. from St. Cyprian's Church. Interment in St. Boniface Cemetery, Bell Island.
12/17/04

BISHOP, Ernest - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, December 15, 2004, Ernest Bishop of Broad Cove, age 86 years. Predeceased by five brothers: John, Abslom, Kenneth, Herbert and Fredrick; six sisters: Mildred, Nellie, Lucy, Bertha, Elsie and Gladys. Leaving to mourn wife Janie; one daughter, Marie Oakley (Brant Payne), Calgary, AB; three sons: John, Dartmouth, NS, Guy (Judy), St. John's and Emrys (Edith), Cambridge, ON; thirteen grandchildren: Jason (Melissa), Chad (Elaine), Cortney, Keegan, Elizabeth, Gary, Karen (David), Kellie (Steve), Danielle (Chad), Tara (Jeff), Scott (Judy), Reid (Rene ) and Mark; eleven great-grandchildren; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY until 12:00 noon Saturday, 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 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.
12/17/04

BLUNDON, Madonna (nee Baker) - Passed peacefully away at Credit Valley Hospital, Toronto, Ontario on Monday, December 13, 2004, Madonna Blundon, age 44 years. Predeceased by her father Edward Baker; brother Frank and sister Margaret. Left with fond and loving memories, best friend Wayne; daughters: Jennifer (fiancee David) and Jessica; sons: William and Brian; three grandchildren: David, Felicity and Amber; mother, Frances Baker; brothers: Doug (Sandra), Jim (Hazel) and Alf; sisters: Elizabeth Fagan (Jim), Helen (Jim), Nova Scotia, Barbara Waye (Eric), Nova Scotia, Shirley Whalen (Robert), Bay Roberts, Geraldine, Mildred Mercer (Victor), Mercedes Woodman (Paul), New Harbour; nephew Chris Mackenzie (Mary), New Harbour and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 12 noon to 10:00 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service will take place on Friday, December 17, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
12/16/04

BOONE, Ernest C. (1916 - 2004) - Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on December 10, 2004, age 88 years. Son of Noah and Emma Boone, South River. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Audrey; three children: Patricia Jenkins (Robert), Topsail, Christopher L. Boone (Marilyn), NS, David E. Boone (Elizabeth), Topsail; eight grandchildren: Tracy Cowan (Glenn), NS, Christopher E. Boone (Dawn), Ontario, Karen Gosse (Brian), Topsail, Dr. Deborah Evans (Howard), Edmonton, Robbie Jenkins, St. John's, Gillian Boone, South Korea, Dr. Andrea A. Boone, Toronto, Katie Boone, Cuba; six great-grandchildren: Robynne Cowan, Dawson Cowan, Zachary Gosse, Nathan Gosse, Moira Evans and Michael C. Boone; three sisters-in-law: Annie Boone, South River, Olive Boone, St. John's, Rosa Jones, Corner Brook. Also leaving to mourn Judy Byrne, St. John's, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at the Anglican Cathedral, Church Hill on Monday, December 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. Officiated by the Very Rev'd. Josiah Noel, assisted by Rev. Canon Howard Hynes. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
12/11/04

BRAKE, Carmel - Passed peacefully away at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grand Prairie, Alberta, Mrs. Carmel Brake of Marystown, in her 90th year. Predeceased by husband John Tom Brake. Left to mourn are sons James (Moira), Orilla, Ontario; Alonzo (Margaret), Holland Landing, Ont.; Leo (Vivian), Swann Hills, Alberta; Gordon (Betty), Camrose, Alberta; daughters Ann (Norm Stertz), Winnipeg, Manitoba; Eileen (Peter Beadle), Vancouver, B.C.; Shirley (Eric Brenton), Marystown; also leaving to mourn thirteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral mass at Sacred Heart R.C. Church on Thursday, December 23, 2004. Interment was at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery, Marystown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Eric Brenton, Eddie Brenton, Vince Molloy, Leo Brake, Gordon Brake, Alonzo Brake; cross bearer was Glen Tobin. Donations can be made to Sacred Heart Parish.
12/23/04

BRAZIL, Bernard P. (Sr.) - It is with deep regret that we announce the sudden passing of Bernard P. Brazil (Sr.) of Bell Island, age 80, on Tuesday, December 14, 2004. Predeceased by wife Bernetta (1969); father, John; mother, Mary and step-mother, Helen. Leaving to mourn special friend Lena Bartlett, Bell Island; his three daughters: Isabel Shulko (Ken), Owen Sound, Ontario, Leah Rowe (Wallace), Mississauga, Ontario, Bernetta Thistle (Ken), Milton, Ontario; son Bernard (Janet), Bell Island; his extended family: Patricia Beeso (Alonzo), Bell Island, Rev. Bartlett (Barbara), Smithville, Ontario, Joan Hurley (Gervase), North River, NL and Judy Hammond (John), Bay Roberts, NL; dear Poppy of Jeannine Rowe Marmen and Rodney Rowe, Dennis and Elana Shulko, Miranda, Aimee, Bernie, Jess and Patrick Brazil and Michael and Angela Thistle; great-poppy of Jessica, Rachel and Justin Marmen and Renee and Lucas Rowe; dear brother of Margaret Skehans (Bill), Tom (Viola), Jim (Dorothy), Gerald and Edward and the late Mary Galway, Annie Kent and Daniel Brazil. Sadly missed by brothers-in-law: Jerry Kennedy (Linda) and Thomas Neary, Ontario. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home, Bell Island. Visitation on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Friday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
12/16/04

BRAZIL, Winnifred (nee Udle) - Passed away at Saint Luke's Nursing Home on December 3, 2004, after a lengthy illness, Winnifred Brazil, age 77 years. Predeceased by her husband Douglas Roy. Leaving to mourn sisters: Mollie Morrissey (Harold) and Hazel; brothers: Maxwell, Reginald, Cecil, Randolph, Frank; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service 11 a.m. on Monday, December 6, 2004, from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. 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.
12/04/04

BRETT, Evelyn C. - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at North Haven Manor, Lewisporte, Evelyn C. Brett, formerly of Joe Batts Arm age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas Brett Sept. 3, 2004. Leaving to mourn sons Ron (Emily), Joe (Nicole); daughters Grace (William), Fran, Phyllis (Robert), Pat (Roger), Heather. 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held Dec. 10 at Bethel United Church, Comfort Cove.
12/18/04

BURRAGE, Sarah Jane (nee Green) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Thursday, December 30, 2004, Sarah Jane Burrage, age 66 years. Predeceased by her father Capt. John, 1991; mother Violet, 1994; mother-in-law Mabel, 1993 and brother-in-law John, 2002. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Bill; daughters: Cheryl Crummell (Boyd) and Suzanne Spencer (Roy); two precious grandsons: Colin Crummell and Stephen Spencer; one sister Emma Snow (William); one sister-in-law: Mary Burrage; three nieces: Sandra White, Beverly Clarke, Sharon Noseworthy and their families; two nephews: John Snow, Ken Burrage and their families; special friends Ken and Betty Upshall; also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm on Saturday and Sunday; and then from 10 am - 12 noon Monday. Funeral service to be held from the Church of the Ascension, Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl on Monday, January 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/31/04

BUSSEY, Gerald- Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, December 27, age 51 years. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Sarah Bussey, brother Max. Left with fond and loving memories Ruby, Katrina, Sheldon (and their mother Eileen), siblings Violet, Frank (Mary), Mary (Charles), Jean (George), Lily, Hazel (Jack), Doug (Sheila), Dave (Debbie), Doris (Garfield) and Billy (Georgina); sister-in-law Barb. Also, a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, on Wednesday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m.-noon. Funeral service in All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap, on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill Road, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
12/29/04

BUTTON, Baxter L. - Passed away suddenly on Friday, December 10, 2004, Baxter Lorne Button, in his 66th year. Predeceased by his parents, Harold and Bessie; and his loving son Glen, 1991. Leaving to mourn with so many memories, his loving wife Beatrice; two adoring daughters: Karen (Paul Henderson) and Sofia, residing in Vancouver; son Craig; precious grandchildren, who he adored: Holly, Andrew and Brandon; also leaving to mourn sisters: Evelyn (Norman Hunwicks), Toronto, Lillian (Norman Clarke), Toronto; Ruby Fuqua, residing in Texas; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation is being held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Saturday and Sunday, December 11 and 12, 2004 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Monday, December 13, 2004 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, Torbay Rd. Cremation to follow after the Service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully declined, donations may be made in his memory to The Janeway Children's Hospital Fund or The Salvation Army Corp. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/11/04

CLEMENTS, Bridget Mary (nee Gardiner) - Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, Bridget Mary Clements, formerly of Conche, residing in Botwood, age 76 years. Left with fond and loving memories, husband David; children: Vincent (Brenda), Imelda Norman (Robert), Sheila Miller (Bill), Ron (Murielle), Theresa (Terry), Maureen (Neil), Don (Marieann), Gerard (Gail), Eugene (Kim); nineteen grandchildren; sisters: Sr. Zita, Susie Bromley (Pad), Agatha Gallagher (Pat); brothers: Patrick Gardiner (Mary), Ron Gardiner (Lucy), Cecil Gardiner (Rose), Gerald Gardiner; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, on Thursday, December 9, from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. Then resting at Hoskin's Funeral Home, Botwood, on Friday, December 10, from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 11, 2004, at 10 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Church, Botwood. Interment to follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Botwood.
12/09/04

COADY, Angus Andrew - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday, December 30, 2004, age 78 ears. Predeceased by his wife Joan (nee Colbert), 1996. Left with fond and loving memories, his children: Sandra Chaytor (Roger), Connie, Holly Spry (Harry), Andrew (Sandi), Larry Laite (Lori) and Scott (Joanne); ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters: Patricia Coady, Catherine Kavanagh (Gerry), Dolly Merner (Jerry); also many borthers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Lemarchant Road. Visitation Friday, December 31st from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Saturady, January 1st from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., and Sunday, January 2nd from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, Janaury 3rd, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with the relief effort for South East Asia.
12/31/04

COADY, Audrey (nee Adams) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Thursday, December 16, 2004, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Audrey Coady, age 65 years. Predeceased by her brother Elmer Adams (Shirley) and brother-in-law Ted Coady (Maureen). Leaving to mourn her loving husband, John Coady; daughter Colleen Coady; brother Byron Adams (Theresa); sisters: Pauline Barnes (Fred) and Sandra Adams; sisters-in-law: Jose Chafe (Arn), Mary Tilley (Joe), Marie Weir (Bob) and a large circle of other family members and friends. A special thank-you to all the staff and volunteers at the Hoyles Home, especially the staff of PCU and North 2. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 20th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.
12/18/04

COLE, Jean Evelyn (nee Newbury) - Passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, Jean (Newbury) Cole, age 83, at her home in Ravenswood, West Virginia. Predeceased by her parents, William and Violet Newbury, her brothers, Robert (RAF- 1941) and Gerald, and granddaughter Emily. Leaving to mourn her husband Robert, daughters Janet Pickens, Nancy Williams-Beery (Kent) and Peggy Brooks (Tom), son Bill (Rosemary), seven grandchildren, sister Margaret Wentworth (Bob) Florida, brothers Frank (Jean), Ontario, Fred (Louise), British Columbia, Doug (Pauline) and sister-in-law Winnie Newbury, St. John's. Burial service 2 P.M. on Friday, December 10 at First Baptist Church, Ravenswood, West Virginia.
12/11/04

COLE, Violet - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Monday, December 13, 2004, in her 97th year. Predeceased by her husband Hughie; parents, brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn, sons: Norman (Irene), Reg (friend Dolly), Clifford (Ritva) and daughter: Phyllis Parsons (David); seven grandchildren: Clayton (Janet), Tina (Cory), Blaine (Maureen), Tony, Michael (Michelle), Blair (Shannon), and Renee; ten great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Martha Field and Susie Thorne of Torbay; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral Service on Thursday, December 16, 2004, at 2 p.m. from St. Nicholas' Church, Torbay. Interment to follow at St. Nicholas' Cemetery, Torbay. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the St. Nicholas' Building Fund.
12/14/04

CONNOLLY, M. Alice - Passed suddenly, yet peacefully away at her home on Wednesday, December 01, 2004, age 70 years. Leaving to mourn husband and best friend, Paul; sister Margaret Doyle (Kevin), Montreal; niece Judy Williams (Wayne), Goulds; grand-nephews: Robin and Brent Williams; nephew David Doyle, Montreal; brothers-in-law John Connolly (Maureen), Laurence Connolly (Margie) as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Kilbride. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation.
12/02/04

CONSTANTINE, Edith J. (Joan) - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre on Thursday, December 16, 2004, age 77 years. Predeceased by her husband Leo, 1983. Left with fond and loving memories her sons: Daniel (Barbara), Giles (Nipper) and Gerard (Angela); grandchildren: Aaron, Martin and Kirsty; sisters: Christina Reynolds, Mount Pearl and Louise Henault (Eddie), Dover, Delaware; 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. - 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 20, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Church, Topsail Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
12/17/04

COOK, Madeline Blanche (nee Norris) - Passed suddenly away at Queensway Carlton Hospital in Ottawa on Wednesday, December 1st, 2004, at the age of 85. Left to mourn with many cherished memories daughters: Evelyn Leaman (Cyril - deceased), Burin, Patricia LeMessurier (John), Ottawa; sons: Paul Cook (Ann - deceased), Ottawa, Harold and Doug (Silvia) of Oakville, Ontario; "special" nephew Max Norris (Kay) of St. John's and extended family and friends in the St. John's and Ottawa areas. Predeceased by husband James B. Cook, grandson "Willy" Cook (Oakville), brothers: Jack and Hazen Norris, and sisters: Doris Dawe and Lorraine (Templeman) Simmons. She will be fondly remembered by her ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many residents of Kenny Brook Apartments, St. John's, where she was a resident until February, 2004. A memorial service will be held in the spring with inurnment to follow in Ottawa. Donations in Madeline's memory may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Burin, NL A0E 1E0.
12/04/04

COOMBS, Gwenda Doreen - Passed suddenly away at the Carbonear General Hospital in Carbonear on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004, Mrs. Gwenda Doreen Coombs of Upper Island Cove in her 81st year. Predeceased by her 1st husband, Walter Chafe and 2nd husband, Joshua Coombs. Leaving to mourn her two daughters: Maureen Drover (Raymond) and Margaret Reid (Edwin) all of Upper Island Cove and one son, Gilbert Chafe (Lena) of St. John's; sisters: Sylvia McIntyre, Peggy Burt and Sheila Reagan; brothers: Cyril Lee and Robin Lee all of Crawley, Sussex, England; also 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Young's Funeral Home in Spaniard's Bay 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursday, December 23rd and Friday, December 24th 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The funeral service will take place Friday, December 24th at 1:00 p.m. from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Island Cove with interment to follow at St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Upper Island Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted, no donations by request.
12/23/04

COSTELLA, Antonio (1931-2004) - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, in St. John's, on Friday, December 17, 2004, Antonio (Tony) Costella born in Vittorio Veneto, Italy, on September 24, 1931. Tony came to Canada in 1954, and was a resident of Corner Brook, NL, for over 30 years. He leaves to mourn one daughter, Natalia Costella-Martin (Shawn Martin), and four grandchildren (Kayla, Tasha, Hayley, and Cyan) - all in Chamberlains, NL; three sisters (Gabriella, AnnaMaria, and Assunta) and their families - all in Italy; also other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, father, and one brother. Cremation took place at Carnell's Funeral Home, St. John's, on December 18, 2004. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.
12/22/04

COULTAS, Ralph - Passed suddenly away at McGrath's Nursing Home on December 14, 2004, Ralph Coultas, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn one brother, Doug Coultas; one sister Joyce Coultas and friends from McGrath's Nursing Home. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Service 11 a.m. on Friday, December 17, 2004 from the Anglican Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Craigmillar Avenue. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
12/16/04

CROUCHER, Florence May - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on December 8, 2004, Florence May Croucher, aged 75 years. Predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Elly Beatrice Croucher and her brother Frederick Croucher. Leaving to mourn her sisters: Evelyn Elizabeth Moon, Velma Elligsen and Shirley van Kesteren (Art); also, sister-in-law Myra Croucher and a large number of relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14, 2004. Private Burial at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/11/04

CRUMMEY, Clyde Randolph - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit on Wednesday, December 22, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer, Clyde R. Crummey, age 71 years, formerly of Western Bay. Predeceased by parents, Arthur and Minnie (nee Rose); brothers: Hollis and Arthur. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 42 years and best friend Ruth (nee Vaters); daughter and son-in-law, Ramona and Tony Noseworthy and cherished granddaughter Bethany, of Labrador City; sister Helen Crummey; sister-in-law Mazie Crummey of St. John's; brothers-in-law: George (Annie) Vaters, Reuben (Julie) Vaters, Ivor Vaters and Fred Vaters; and sister-in-law Evelyn (Ken) Rowsell, all of Corner Brook; also remembered with love by his five nephews and niece: Wayne, Paul, Michael, Stephen, Peter and Joan Cairns and their families; his nieces and nephews of the Vaters family in Corner Brook; also many other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 10-12 noon Friday. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Cremation to follow. Interment to follow at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre or a charity of ones choice. To send messages of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, visit www.carnells.com
12/23/04

DALE, Almon Thomas - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family on Monday, December 6, 2004, Almon Thomas Dale, age 72 years, a long time employee of CN Telecommunications. In his retirement Almon embarked on a very adventurous second career as an international elections observer and peace verification official. This contribution to foreign countries in their pursuit of democracy clearly defined him as a true Canadian. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories and a wealth of knowledge and strength his wife Betty (nee Dinn); daughters: Virginia (Wayne Halley), St. John's; Debbie (Brian Decker), St. John's; Roberta (Carl McLean), Nunavut; Annette (Bernard Michelin), Labrador; son: Allan (Janet) PEI; grandchildren: Sara and Laura Halley; Michael Decker; Colin and Victoria McLean; George Michelin (the Labrador Man); Olivia and Thomas Dale; brother: Byron Dale (Renatta), Germany; brother-in-law: Ronald Dinn (Ethel); sister-in-law: Mary Earles; a large circle of relatives and friends nationally and internationally. Special thank you to the Doctors and staff of the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic, 4th Floor South Health Sciences Center and the Palliative Care Unit. The kindness, care and respect afforded our family at this very difficult time was greatly appreciated. Cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-9 p.m. on Tuesday. A celebration of Almon's life will take place on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations in Almon's memory may be made to RBC Transit #9503 Account #5107156 in an account established for a special family who were dear to Almon's heart.
12/07/04

DAWE, Anne Jean (nee Earle) - 79, of London, Ontario. Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital on December 7, 2004 after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late William Alexander Dawe. Cherished mother of Debbie, Norval and John Organ; proud nanny to Catherine-Anne and Alexander. She will be sadly missed by a sister, Margaret Butler; brother Ferd Earle, and many other relations in Nfld. Nanny, as she was known by many, will be greatly missed. Her sparkle and spirit touched everyone she met. A celebration of Anne's life will take place at a later date. Contributions to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
12/11/04
DAWE, Anne Jean (nee Earle) - 79, of London, Ontario, passed peacefully away at St. Joseph's Hospital on December 7, 2004 after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late William Alexander Dawe. Cherished mother of Debbie, Norval and John. Proud nanny to Catherine-Anne and Alexander. She will also be sadly missed by sister Margaret Butler; brother Fred Earle and many relations in Newfoundland. A memorial service will be held at Topsail United Church on Tuesday, July 19th, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Topsail United Church Cemetery. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
07/16/05

DOMINIC, Mary Magdalen (nee Dillon) - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 15, 2004, at the Palliative Care Unite, L.A. Miller Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer, Mary Dominic, aged 82 years. Leaving to mourn husband Leo; children: Helen (Steve), Joe, Sharon, Jerome, Brian, Kevin (Belinda) and two precious grandchildren: Harrison and Adam Clarke; also leaving to mourn sisters: Nance Woodman, Rita Cave, Karen Hong and Maureen Pelley; brother Gerald; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 18th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
12/16/04

DONAHUE, Mary - Passed peacefully away at Lion's Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on December 22, 2004, of Fox Harbour, PB, age 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas and son Tom. Leaving to mourn sons: Aiden (Karen), Neil, Pete (Elaine), Michael (Julie); daughters: Anne (Calvin), Teresa, Marg (Adrian), Mary (Larry); 14 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Rahm; sisters-in-law: Teresa Murphy, Mary Donahue; a large circle of relatives and friends, especially the residents and staff at Lion's Manor Nursing Home, Placentia. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 10 a.m. on Friday, December 24, 2004 at Sacred Heart Church, Fox Harbour. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fox Harbour. You are welcome to visit and to sign our online guest book at www.coombsfuneralhome.com
12/23/04

DOYLE, Margaret Ann (Murphy) - Age 67 years, passed peacefully away in Lachine, QC, on December 19th, 2004, after a short illness. Wishes do come true - formerly of Kilbride, she will finally be home for Christmas. Predeceased by her parents, Bridget (Sinnott) and William Murphy; her brother Thomas Murphy and recently by her sister M. Alice Connolly, December 1st, 2004. Leaving to celebrate her life, her loving husband of 44 years, Kevin; son David Doyle; daughter Judy Williams (Wayne); beloved grandsons: Robin and Brent Williams; brother-in-law Paul Connolly; cherished friend, cousin and sidekick Maureen (Puddester) Landry (Ray); very special friend in Quebec, Marg Brown; as well as many other relatives and friends, both in Quebec and Newfoundland. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday, December 27th from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday, December 28th from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 29th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Kilbride. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
12/24/04

DOVE, Robert C. "Bob" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 19, 2004, Robert C. "Bob" Dove of Harbour Grace, age 81 years. Predeceased by brothers: Frank and Errol; sisters: Blanche, Mildred and Marion; brothers-in-law: George Pike and William Pike. Leaving to mourn wife: Geraldine "Jean"; one daughter: Barbara (Charlie) Sample, Harbour Grace; one son: Donald (Elsie), Deer Lake; seven grandchildren: Lori (Don), Kara, Sara, Theresa, Marc, David and Lee; two great-grandchildren: Nicholas and Donovan; one brother: Howard Dove, Lower Sackville, NS; one brother-in-law: Thomas (Winnie) Pike, Spaniards Bay; three sisters-in-law: Hazel (Ralph) Yetman, Doris Pike and Iva Pike, all of Harbour Grace; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE until 12:00 noon, Wednesday, December 22. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. No flowers by request; as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Church Restoration 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.
12/22/04

DROVER, John E - Passed peacefully away at his home at Whitbourne on December 6, 2004 in the presence of his family, age 87 years. Predeceased by parents, Arthur and Julia Drover; three sisters: Maude Howe, Whitbourne, Gladys Jones, Whitbourne, Audrey Rockwood, Heart's Content. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 57 years, Annie (Crocker); daughter: Judy Winsor (Boyd); grandaughter: Charlene; special nephew: Thomas Howe; brother-in-law: Baxter Crocker (Jessie), Heart's Delight. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 8, at 3:00 p.m., from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Whitbourne. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in his memory to St. John the Baptist Anclican Church, Whitbourne.
"Death leaves a Heartache no one can heal.
Love leaves a memory no one can steal."
12/07/04

EARLES, Edward (Eddie) - Korean War Veteran, age 72 years. Passed away peacefully at his daughter's residence on Thursday, December 09, 2004, in the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his loving wife Agnes (Mollie), 1995; father Joseph; sister Theresa; brother Andrew. Leaving to mourn daughters: Brenda (Barry) Tricco, Karen (Jake) Wakeham, Elaine (Tommy) Cromwell; son John (Mary) Earles; six precious grandchildren: Janet and Jillian Tricco, Kelly (Paul) and Kimberly Wakeham, Chantel and TJ Cromwell; mother Ellen Dinn; brothers: Brendan, Cyril (Lucy) Earles; sisters: Hilda (Jobie) Gillard, Geraldine (Jim) Thompson, Bernadine (Joe) Murrin and Maureen; Aunt Sr. Constance Monahan, USA; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends, as well as close friends from the Canadian Legion Branch 1. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 13, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
12/10/04

ENGLISH, Frank - Passed peacefully away at Placentia Health Care Centre on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, of Dunville, PB, age 77 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary; brother Steve; step-sisters: Rose Foley, Margie McGrath; step-brother John English; a number of nieces and nephews; also nephew Clarence Foley, wife Linda and family. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 10 at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Interment to follow in Coombs Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia. You are welcome to visit and to sign our online guest book at www.coombsfuneralhome.com
12/09/04

FAGAN, Josephine - Passed peacefully away on Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, Josephine Fagan, age 79. Predeceased by her husband Sylvester, sons: Sylvester Jr., Frank and Randy, son-in-law: Brendan Nolan, parents: Francis and Elizabeth Cahill. Leaving to cherish with fond memories and to remain forever in their hearts, sons and daughters: Geraldine Nolan, Brendan, Patricia (Gordon) Grace, Anne (Frank) Kielly, Joan (Don) Neville, Maureen (Leonard) Molloy, Richard (Arlene), Rosemary (Michael) White, John; daughters-in-law: Mary and Georgina; twenty-four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn are her brothers and sisters: Uriel (Larry) Fagan, John (Catherine), Mike (Madeline), Frank (Geraldine), Aiden (Anne), Pad (Anita), Betty (Lawrence) Butler, Marg (Hilary) Gibbons; brothers-in-law: Hilary and William Fagan; sisters-in-law: Loretta (Jeremiah) Barron, Madeline (Ralph) Ploughman and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Gibbons' Funeral Home, St. Mary's on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 11:00 am - 9:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, Dec. 23, at 1:00 pm at Church of the Assumption, St. Mary's. Burial to follow at St. Mary's.
12/21/04

FISHER, Robert G. "Duke"- Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, December 4, 2004, Duke Fisher, aged 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 50 years Anita (nee Eustace); sons: Rick (Paula) and Douglas (Valerie) beloved grandchildren: Christina, Kimberly, Andrew, Leigh and cherished great-grandson Hunter. Also leaving to mourn sister Bertha Crocker; sisters-in-law Ann Fisher, Mary Edwards, Dorothy Tepper (Moe), Carrie Cook and Minnie Long; special niece Joan Cunningham (Bruce); many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Duke's request, cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Duke's memory may be made to a VOWR or a charity of one's choice.
12/06/04

FLANNIGAN, Margaret - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, December 9 2004, Margaret Flannigan (nee Williams) of Conception Harbour, age 60 years. Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Patrick Williams; her sister Frances and brothers: Ron, Tom and Gerard. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Debbie (Tony), Wanda and Kim; also six grandchildren; five brothers: Clarence, Jack (Helen), Paddy (Shirley), Kenneth (Anna) and Bill; also her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11:00 a.m. from St. Anne's Church, Conception Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery.
12/11/04

FLEMING, Samuel P. - Passed peacefully away at his residence in the presence of his family on Tuesday, December 21, 2004, Samuel P. Fleming, age 85, of Torbay, NL, formerly of Melrose, Trinity Bay. Leaving to mourn his wife of 55 years, Angela (Mackey); sons: William, Alberta, Samuel J., Alberta, Don (Donna), Dennis (Shelley); daughters: Eileen Finch (Dave), Margie Hancock (Doug), Joanne (Derek Penney); seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a large circle of close friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, TORBAY. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Building Fund.
12/22/04

FOLEY, Isabel Theresa- (St. John's) Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with her cherished grandson, John Robert Michael Hann, age 8 years, beloved son of Rosemary and Desmond Hann. Predeceased by her husband Robert Foley, July 1998. Left with fond and loving memories, her children Rosemary and Desmond Hann, Kippens; Brenda and Glen Picco of Marystown, Maureen and Keith Fardy of Calgary, Alberta, Robert and Tracy Foley of Calgary, Alberta, Sheila and Grant Gosse of Red Deer, Alberta, Michael and Heather Foley of C.B.S.; grandchildren Jennifer and Mark Fardy, Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse, Andrew and Erin Picco, Allison and Andrew Foley, Emily and Jessica Foley; dearest brother Robert (Bob) Shaw, St. John's; brothers Andrew (Florence) Shaw, Nanaimo, B.C., John (Agnes) Shaw, Topsail; sisters: Mary (Douglas) Osmond (predeceased), Angela (Gerald) Burdette, Huntington, West Virginia, Imelda (Ronald) Gosse, St. Albert, Alberta; as well as dearest friends and many other relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John's. Visitation Thursday, December 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 31, 2004 at 11 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
12/29/04

FRANCIS, Grant - Passed peacefully away at his home in Glenwood, December 6, 2004, age 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Doris. Left to mourn are sons: Gonzo (Diane), Garry (Mairi) and Dean (Diane); daughters: Doris (Gerard), Joan (Bob), Christine (Guy) and Mabel (Michael); many grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; five sisters; two brothers and a large circle of friends. The funeral service is being held at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Glenwood on Thursday, December 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do no sleep.
I am a thousand winds that swiftly blow,
I am the diamond glint on newly fallen snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the soft and gentle autumn rain.
When you wake from sleep in the early morning hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circling flight,
I am the soft starlight at night.
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there I do not sleep.
12/09/04

FRENCH, Eileen M. (Nee Fitzpatrick) - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, December 29, 2004, Eileen French. Predeceased by her daughter Janet in 1952. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband L. Taylor (Chuck); sons: Bruce (Connie) and Garry (Phyllis); daughters: Diane Best (Terry), Heather French and Peggy Didham (Glen); beloved grandchildren: Deborah, Jason, Chris, Shari, Taylor, Natalie, Tracy, Jennifer, Marc and Greg; cherished great-grandchildren: Shayna, Coady and Joshua; special sister-in-law: Yvonne Curnew (Ern) and brother-in-law: Harold French (Elsie); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, January 1, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Teresa's Parish with interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
12/30/04

FUDGE, Walter Pearce - Passed away peacefully at the North Haven Manor, Lewisporte, December 27, 2004, age 78 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his wife Pansy of 57 years; sons, Wayne (Trudy), Barry (Anne), Keith (Stephanie), Dwight (Kathryn), Campbell (Lise), and Frank; daughters, Katherine (Gord), Gwen (Terry), Elaine (Howard), and Alice (Barry); 15 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren; one sister, Nellie Crane (Angus); and brother-in-law, Gordon Nore, along with other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held on Thursday, December 30th, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Matthew's United Church, Lewisporte, interment at the United Cemetery. In his memory, donations may be made to the North Haven Manor or a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte.
12/31/04

GAUL, Richard (Dick) Michael - Passed away peacefully on December 3rd, 2004 at the Victoria Hospice at the age of 83. Born in St. John's, Nfld., he is survived by his wife Phyllis, his 4 children Kathy (Rob), Penney (Martin), Richard (Kimberly), and Geoffrey (Deborah), and his 6 grandchildren Kathleen, Edmond, Tyler, Aidan, Nicole and Madeleine.
He served in Gander, Nfld. with the RAF Ferry Command during World War II and during the course of his life he held a number of distinguished positions including: founding president of the Canadian Federation of Amateur Aquatics; vice president of the International Sports Federation of Canada; director, Canadian Olympic Association and founding chairman of the Aquatic Foundation of Canada. In 1989 he was inducted into the Canadian Aquatic Hall of Fame.
In 1972 he was invited to China to promote sport exchanges between Canada and the People's Republic of China and this began his lifelong interest in improving relations between the two countries. He was an active member in the Chinese cultural community and a former president of the Soong Ching Ling Children's Foundation of Canada.
Sincere thanks to all the health care providers and volunteers in Vancouver and Victoria for their compassion, care and support. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Victoria Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, Richmond Pavilion, Royal Jubilee Hospital, 1952 Bay St, Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 would be appreciated.
12/10/04

GREENE, Gerald Joseph - Newfoundland Hiking Club, Hon. Life Member, Knights of Columbus (4th Degree, Terra Nova Council), Green's Superette Ltd. - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness in the presence of his loving family, Jerry Greene, age 78 years. Predeceased by his mother Johanna and sisters Helen and Marjorie. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted and loving wife of 52 years, Shirley (nee Stone, RN); his children: Brian, Ottawa, Barry, Seattle, WA, Lesley Ann (Tony Grace), Flatrock, and Paul (Karen), Paradise; adoring grandchildren: Stephen, Jason, Dylan, Kristopher, Laura and Jordan; and great-granddaughter Jordyn. Also leaving to mourn his loving brother Richard (Daphne) of Holyrood, Uncle Joe Mackey (Betty), Aunt Clara Gibbons, as well as brothers and sisters-in-law: Doug and Jean Donnelly, Rev. James and Beryl Reid, John and Gertrude Snow, Robert and Elizabeth Stone and Joy Stone. Predeceased by brothers-in-law: Gerald and William Stone; and sister-in-law Ruth Stone. He will be sadly missed by his life-long friends, Jim and Gertrude Barron and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 13, 2004 from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Lung Association or the MS Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Loving memories last forever
12/10/04

GULLIVER, Alice (nee Young) - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on December 6, 2004, Alice Young Gulliver, age 91 years. Predeceased by Pearce Gulliver; infant son James and son Errol. Leaving to mourn son: David (Linda); daughter-in-law: Shirley Gulliver; grandchildren Errol (Linda), Betty Lou Godden (Herb), Tony (Joanne), Peter (Andrea), Perry (Ros), Paul (Brenda), Pearce (Sharon), Sherry Riche (Paul); great-grandchildren: Tracey, Stephanie, Brandon, Michael, Jessica, Joshua, Karla, Krista, David, Holly, Kayla; great-great grandchild: Alicia; close friend: Mary Burke; many special nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank her caregivers: Gladys and Bernice. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from the Anglican Cathedral. Cremation to follow with private interment. Flowers gratefully received or donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA or a charity of one's choice.
12/07/04

HANN, Arthur "Albert" - Passed away suddenly but peacefully, at his home in Lowestoft, England, on Friday, December 10th, 2004, Arthur "Albert" Hann, age 85 years. Formerly of Bell Island, NL, and a veteran of World War II with the Merchant and Royal Navies. Left with fond and loving memories, his sister Sarah Skanes and brother Loil Hann, Bell Island, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Buriel to take place in Lowestoft on December 23rd, 2004. In celebration of his life, a memorial service will also be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2005, at St. Cyprian's Church on Bell Island.
12/18/04

HANN, John Robert Michael- (Kippens, age 8) Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with his grandmother, Isabel Theresa Foley. Beloved son of Rosemary (nee Foley) and Desmond, precious grandson to Robert and Eileen Hann, Port au Port; Robert and Isabel Foley, St. John's, predeceased. Left with fond and loving memories his aunts: Debbie (John) Pinto, St. John's, Denise (Brian) Hicks, Mount Pearl; Dorinda Hann, St. John's, Brenda (Glen) Picco of Marystown; Maureen (Keith) Fardy of Calgary, Alberta, Sheila (Grant) Gosse, Red Deer, Alberta; uncles: Donald (Helen) Hann, Stephenville, David (Diane) Hann, Stephenville, Robert (Tracy) Foley of Calgary, Alberta, Michael (Heather) Foley of CBS; cousins: Kelly Hann, Evan, Kristopher and Lacie Hann, Katie and Maria Pinto, Ocean-Lynn Hicks, Jennifer and Mark Fardy, Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse, Andrew and Erin Picco, Allison and Andrew Foley, Emily and Jessica Foley; also a large circle of friends, classmates, and his Cub Scout group. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
12/29/04

HARVEY, Josephine Myra - Passed peacefully away at her residence in Gander on December 8, 2004, Josephine Myra Harvey age 81 years. Predeceased by parents Alfreda and Theophilus Blackwood; sisters: Annie, Louise and brother Curtis. Left with loving memories are husband John; son David (Beverley) of Kingston, ON; daughters: Joyce (Keith) of Fort McMurray, AB, Sandra of Gander; grandchildren: Kimberly (Craig) of Calgary, AB, Kerwin of Fort McMurray, AB; great-grandson Ethan of Calgary, AB; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander with visitations Wednesday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services Friday, December 10, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Gander. Interment Salvation Army Cemetery, Carmanville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army Band Fund, Gander. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. To sign our online guest book visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com
12/09/04

HEARN (nee Ghaney), Anne - August 16, 1916 - December 31, 2004. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Michael's Church, Bell Island, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2005. As per Mom's wish, interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery where she will be buried next to Martin, her husband for 51 years.
07/30/05

HEARN, John Valentine - Passed peacefully away at his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends, on Thursday, December 23, 2004, age 74 years. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Helen (nee Squires); children: Gail (Rick Wolghmouth), Jacqueline (Don Morecombe), Sharamine Hearn and Kim (Steve Lopez); grandchildren: Chad, B.J., Donnie, Kim, Renee, Sarina, Anthony; great-grandchildren: Carter and Cole; sisters: Marie Squires and Anita; brother: Michael Squires (Helen); special friend Leo Butland; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and special friend David Clarke. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday, December 24th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, December 25th, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday, December 26th, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday, December 27th, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from Caul's Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
12/24/04

HEARN, Mary Ann (nee Gregory) - Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 21st, 2004, Mary Ann Hearn, aged 81 years of St. Joseph's, formerly of Admiral's Beach. Predeceased by her husband Lawrence, 1971. Leaving to mourn with the fondest of loving memories are her four children: Don (Hilda), Mall Bay; Mary, Mt. Pearl; Cathy (Shay Ryan), Admiral's Beach and Derm (Donna), St. Joseph's. She will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her nine precious grandchildren: Matthew Hearn & Kelly (Colin Perks); Meghan Kerrivan; Holly, Ashley & Glenn Ryan; Laurie, Justin & Cheryl Hearn. She also leaves to mourn one sister Bride Gregory, Mt. Pearl and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church, Admiral's Beach from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday & from 12 noon - 9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Mass will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Christmas Eve, December 24th, 2004. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in her memory to a charity of one's choice. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, St. Joseph's at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
"She was no doubt a little bit of Jesus on earth."
"She lives with us in memory and will for evermore."
12/23/04

HENNESSEY, Leo Joseph - Passed peacefully away at his home on Sunday, December 12, 2004, aged 73 years. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus. Predeceased by grandchild: Joseph, brothers: Andrew, John and Tommy; parents: Bridget and Andrew. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 53 years, Alethia; daughter: Alethia Mercer (Malcolm); sons: Les (Karen), Andrew (Rosalind), Noel (Corinne); grandchildren: David, Michelle, Renee, Kyle, Blair; special sister-in-law: Margaret Leonard; also a large circle of family and friends and his brother Knights, past and present. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday, December 13, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday, December 14, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, December 15, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society.
12/14/04

HISCOCK, Ella M. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, December 1, 2004, Ella M. Hiscock of Ochre Pit Cove, formerly of Carbonear, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents: Frederick and Sarah Hiscock; sister Wilma Dowden. Leaving to mourn spouse Clyde Coish and his family: Robert, Patricia and her children Daniel and Jessica, Rona and her daughter Andrea; one brother John (Janet) Hiscock, Carbonear; one sister Margaret (Harold) Hancock, Carbonear; brother-in-law Eli Dowden, Carbonear; a number of nieces, nephews, also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Saturday, December 4. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment in the Interfaith Cemetery, Carbonear. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, St. John's. 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.
12/03/04

HOLLETT, William - Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, William F. Hollett of Broad Cove, age 94 years. Leaving to mourn wife: Nathlie M.; son: Wallace (Elizabeth), Blackhead; two grandchildren: Lisa, Florida and Jeff (Karen), Yellowknife; one great-grandson: Kennedy; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY with visitation hours by request of the family on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow on Thursday 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 to a charity of one's choice. For any additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
12/08/04

HOWE, Jane (nee Kelly) - Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 of Fox Harbour, PB, age 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas and her sister Louise Healey. Leaving to mourn sons: John (wife Beth), Maurice (wife Judy), Thomas (wife Lorraine); daughter Geraldine (husband Charles); sixteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy Spurvey (husband Ned) and brother-in-law Peter Healey. Special nieces and loving family members, Marguerite, Carmel, Juanita, Ann and many loved nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 11 a.m. Saturday, December 11, 2004 at Sacred Heart Church, Fox Harbour. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fox Harbour. You're welcome to visit and sign our online guest at book www.coombsfuneralhome.com
12/09/04

HURLEY, William (Bill) - Passed suddenly away on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 in Timmins, Ontario, Bill Hurley, age 47 (formerly from St. Michael's Ave., St. John's, NL). Leaving to mourn his wife, Rosanna; one son, Shaun and three step-children: Tina, Cheryl and Gregory. His mother, Joan Hurley (Foley) at the Miller Centre; brother, Shaun (Barb) at St. John's; sister, Maria (Fintan) Benoit, Kippens, NL; niece, Melanie Hurley and nephew, Daniel Benoit; as well as many relatives and friends in Newfoundland and Timmins, Ontario. Funeral services will be held in Timmins, Ontario. A Mass for Bill will be held at St. Patrick's Church, Patrick St. on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
12/31/04

HYNES, Douglas Lloyd - Passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Monday, December 20, 2004, after a brief illness, Douglas Lloyd Hynes (WWII Veteran, Royal Navy) in his 83rd year. Born in Port-au-Port and formerly of Clarenville. He is survived by his wife Marion of 54 years; his daughter Beverly Donovan (Mark), Ottawa; three sisters: Olive (Scott Shears), Rocky Harbor, Brenda (Don Roberts), Stephenville, and Pat (Jim Bard), Ohio; predeceased by sister: Marie (Cecil Hunt), Fort McMurray. Also leaving to mourn nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm Wednesday. Funeral service to be held from Barrett's Chapel on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Field of Honor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Center or Radio Station VOWR. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/21/04

IVANY, Weldon H. - Passed peacefully away on December 15th, 2004 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Weldon H. Ivany, aged 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Daphne. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son Derick (Doreen) of Orleans, ON; daughter Gloria (Patrick Penney) of Gander, NL; grandchildren: Noleen, Paddy, Erinn and Christopher; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Gabriel and Dylan; brother Ralph (Evelyn) of Montreal, QC and sister-in-law Daisy Ivany of Clarenville; as well as a number other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Thursday, December 16th, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday, December 17th, 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 17th at 1 p.m. from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Mr. Ivany's memory can be made to Gander Fire Department. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.
12/16/04

JONES, Thomas J. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, December 14, 2004, Thomas J. Jones, age 97 years, former resident of Kelly's Personal Care Home. Predeceased by his wife Nell, January, 1966; two brothers and four sisters. Leaving to mourn his daughter: Kathleen Rossiter (Martin); six grandchildren: Tom (Marg), Marie, Nancy (Loyola), Paul, Karen (Dan), Brian (Stacy); ten loving great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends in Cape Broyle and St. John's. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 16, 2004, at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin's Church, Goulds. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
12/15/04

KAVANAGH, Francis J. - Passed away suddenly, yet peacefully, at his residence on December 1, 2004, Frank Kavanagh, age 69. Leaving to mourn with many cherished memories, his loving wife of 46 years, Joan (Lawlor); children: Patricia Slade, Janet Kavanagh, Brenda (Richard) Dunne, Frank, Tony and Denis (Andrea); six loving grandchildren: Adam and Colleen Slade, Katie Dunne, Kollin Kavanagh, Sara and Jillian Kavanagh. Also leaving to mourn his sad loss are his siblings Bernice (Cecil) Joy, John (Judy) Kavanagh, Jill (James) Colford, Peg (John) Shea; and sister-in-law Ann Kavangh. Predeceased by brother Robert Kavanagh and sister Katherine Walsh. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of friends and colleagues from over 33 years of dedicated service with Scouts Canada. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Scouts Canada or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
"Gone Home"
12/02/04

KENNARD, Anita Olive - (nee Penney) 1914-2004. As in life, Anita slipped quietly away to be with her Lord on December 2, 2004 at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, Ontario. Predeceased by her beloved son David, Anita is lovingly remembered and will always be missed by her friend and husband, Arthur "Roy" Kennard, daughter-in-law Jennifer Kennard, daughter Elaine Bushell (Kerry); grandchildren - Heather Warren (Chris), Terri Simmons (Wally), Keith Kennard, Paul Bushell and Neal Kennard; great-grandchildren - Stephen Simmons, Nicholas Simmons and Jessica Watters. We have all been touched in a special way by her generous spirit and her desire to make a difference. Anita will be honoured at her funeral service on Monday, December 6, 2004, 2 p.m. (brief visitation from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.) at the Gordon Tompkins Funeral Home, 385 Davis Drive, Kingston, Ontario. In lieu of flowers please honour Anita by making a donation to the charity of your choice.
12/03/04

KENNY, Clifford Sr. - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, December 17, 2004, age 72 years. Predeceased by his son Calvin; grandsons: Travis and Dwayne O'Leary; parents: Andrew and Elizabeth; sisters: Genevieve Burton and Anita O'Dea; brother, Albert. Leaving to mourn with loving memories his wife Jean; sons: Randy (Jeanette), Clifford (Linda), Gerard (Carol Ann), Leonard (Colleen); daughters: Yvonne (John Congdon), Elaine (Terry Parsons), Marcy (Gerald George); daughter-in-law, Debbie Oates (Calvin); lifetime friend, Fintan Kenny Sr. Also to mention a special family friend, "The Reverend" Stephen Courtney; brothers: Fabian (Catherine), Ed (Genevieve), Loyola (Beth), Ted (Ruth); sisters: Kathleen Pelley, Alverna Sullivan and Vera Hagen; eighteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Resting at Fahey's Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 20, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Charles Borromeo Church, Fermeuse. Interment to follow at St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery.
"He Will Be Sadly Missed But Never Forgotten"
12/18/04

KIRBY, Stanley Joseph - Passed away suddenly at his residence on Saturday, December 11, 2004, Stanley Joseph Kirby, age 85 years. A veteran of World War II, with the Royal Navy. Predeceased by his wife May (nee Hiscock) in 2002. Leaving to mourn children, Harvey (Jackie), Ottawa ON, Dallas Greeley (Vic) and Garrett (Gillian), C.B.S.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. As expressions of sympathy friends or relatives may send flowers or charitable donations in his memory to the Salvation Army.
12/13/04

LAMB, Florence (nee Ryall) - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Monday, December 13, 2004, Florence Lamb, aged 81 years. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
12/14/04

LEAR, Donna G. (nee Thurston) - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre, Donna G. Lear, age 56 years, two days away from her 57th birthday. Predeceased by her darling daughter Heather, April 2001; parents: Joan and Philip Thurston; mother and father-in-law, Eli and Marion Lear. Leaving to mourn her loving husband John; sons: Christopher and Jason; brother Wayne (Cathy) of St. John's; six sisters: Linda Garrett (Joe), Jane Burke (Brian), both of St. John's, Dorothy Ann Feth (Dieter), NS, Carol Yanew (Don), AB, Cathie Costello (George), AB and Judy Tucker, AB; sisters-in-law: Andrea Lear, St. John's and Marilyn Lear, ON; nieces: Natasha, Amanda, Sarah, Lisa, Stephanie, Debbie, Tina, Kellie, Diane and Christina; nephews: Mark, Andy, Scott, Tony, Paul, Michael, Ronald, Jeffrey and David; a large circle of other relatives and friends. Special thank you to the doctors and staff of the Coronary Unit and 5 South A of the Health Sciences Centre. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Cathedral with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. It was Donna's wish to have donations made in her memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Diabetes Association or The Organ Procurement and Exchange Program.
12/16/04

LEARNING, Paul - Passed away suddenly on Saturday December 11, 2004, Paul Dean Learning, age 43 years. Predeceased by his father John and brother Keith. Leaving to mourn loving mother Mary Alice; brothers Wade, Gary (Sue), Brian, Dale (Winnie); sisters Diane, Debbie (Paul) Ryan, Brenda (Pat) Warren, Linda (Errol) Gulliver, Karen (John) Kennedy; sister-in-law Paula; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place on Monday December 13, 2004 at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-10 p.m. and Tuesday December 14, 2004 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday December 15, 2004 at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas' Anglican Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at 12 noon. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Paul's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
12/13/04

LEGROW, Gertrude "Olive" (Warbride) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Sunday, December 12, 2004, Olive LeGrow in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Gordon. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son: Jimmy (Donna); daughter: Joyce (Larry Borne); beloved grandchildren: Charlene (Paul), Jennifer (Wade), Melissa (Eric), Shawn (Julie), Bruce, Carolyn (Marty); cherished great-grandchildren: Angelo, Nicole, Brandon, Dawn, Rena, Travis, Erica, Gillian, Benjamin and Caitlyn; special daughter like friend Joanne Snow and her children: Christa, Jessie and Leslie whom Olive considered as her grandchildren. Her special Warbride friends: May, Moira, Daphne, Maura, Evelyn, Helen and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 7-9 p.m. on Monday and 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
12/14/04

LITTLEJOHN, Alphonsus (Phonse) - Passed away suddenly at Bell Island on Dec. 29, 2004, age 57 years. Predeceased by brother John. Leaving to mourn his best friend Shirley; son: Clarence; three grandchildren; three brothers; five sisters; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Friday, Dec. 31, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Michael's Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
12/30/04

MAHER, Theresa Marie (Bennett) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on December 16, 2004, Theresa Marie Maher, age 73 years. Predeceased by her husband John; sons: Wayne, Michael and Eric; grandson Chesley; sisters: Margaret and Phyllis; brothers: Thomas, Gerald and Patrick (Margaret). Leaving to mourn brothers: Johnny Bennett (Jean), Michael Bennett (Betty); daughters: Agnes (Edgar), Bernadette, Veronica, Paula and Peggy; sons: Johnny (friend), Patrick (Brenda), Danny, Gerald (Christine), Gerard (Sheila), Jimmy (Kim), Paul, Richard (Michelle), Tony (Georgina); 30 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as other family and many friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 20, 2004, at 9:10 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Diabetes Association.
"You can only be a part of someone's memory today if you were in their life yesterday:
Thank you Mom for all the Memories"
12/18/04

MANNING, Eleanor Louise (nee Thomas)- 1907-2004. Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Monday, December 27, 2004, Eleanor Louise Manning. Predeceased by her husband William on December 26, 2003. Left with memories of a devoted and generous mother are her four children, Bill (Mick), Fergus, ON, Loretta (Max Vere-Holloway), Portugal Cove, Peter (Sadie), Torbay and Glendine (Bruce Whalen), St. John's; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters Gertrude Butler, St. John's, and Margaret Oest, New Jersey; sisters-in-law Kay Thomas, Winnipeg, Rose Molloy, St. John's, Rita Summers (Ron), St. John's, and Bridget Manning, Bell Island, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. A very special thank-you to all the staff at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, especially 3-West, who took care of Mom over the past four years. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 30 at 11 a.m. from Roncalli Chapel, Airport Heights Drive. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.
Grateful to God for the gift of our Mom
12/29/04

MARTIN, Catherine (nee Ryan) - Passed away peacefully in Hamilton, Ontario on December 15, 2004 at 90 years of age. Catherine was formerly of St. John's and born in Knights Cove, Bonavista Bay on September 24, 1914. Predeceased by her husband Brendan; sisters: Mary Duggan, Melrose, Ann Maunder, St. John's; brother Bill Ryan, Knights Cove and son-in-law Max Kelloway, Hamilton. Catherine was a devoted and caring mother and leaves to mourn with many loving memories daughters: Rosina Barrington, Ottawa and Lorraine Kelloway, Hamilton; sons: Edward (Judy), Sault Ste. Marie and Bill (Dorothy), Oromocto; grandchildren: Cathy (Andrew) Barrington, Deacon, Halifax, Paul Barrington, Ottawa, Sean Barrington, Ottawa, Randy (Joanne) Kelloway, Hamilton, Rob Kelloway (Katie), Hamilton, Charlene (Michael) Byers, Fredericton, Michael Martin, Fredericton and seven great-grandchildren. Also, friends and relatives in Newfoundland and Ontario. Cremation has taken place in Hamilton, ON, with inurnment in Belvedere Cemetery, St. John's at a future date.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph may she breathe forth her soul in peace with you
12/31/04

McGRATH, Daisy (nee Murphy) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, December 01, 2004, age 52 years. Left with fond and loving memories, husband James, children: Dottie (Dave), Edward (Tammy) and George; grandchildren: David (Boog), Nicole, Allen, Dominick, Adrian, Thomas; brothers: Leo (Late Charmaine), Pat (Roseann), Fred (Joanne), Mike, Paul (Doreen); sisters: Dorothy (Keith), Pam (Steve), Carol (Charles), Rosie (Frank) and families, two special aunts Shirley and Florence, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the nurses, doctors, paramedics and firemen for their care and help. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 2 p.m. from St. Mary's Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road.
12/02/04

MCINTYRE, Madeline Mary (nee O'Brien) - Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Thursday, December 23, 2004, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents: Frank and Ellen O'Brien, husband: Bill, sisters: Mary, Agnes and brother Thomas. Left to mourn sisters: Rose Phillips (Herk), Helen Abbott (Bill), Francis Manning (Kevin); brother: Edward (Angela); sister-in-law: Theresa O'Brien; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends in St. John's and in Minnesota where she resided for 54 years. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday, December 24th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday, December 26th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Monday, December 27th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 28th, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
12/24/04

MOORE, Marion (nee Cake) - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Tuesday, December 22, 2004, Marion Moore of Paradise, aged 95 years 11 months. Predeceased by husband William (Pat) in December 1991; grandson Jamie Doyle in 1999; and son-in-law Harry Hansford in 2000; also predeceased by eleven brothers and by sisters: Fannie Bradbrook in 1996 and Mary Bonnell in 2004. Leaving to mourn are her daughters: Ruth Noseworthy and Marilyn (Jim Doyle), both of Paradise; four grandchildren: Susan Noseworthy (Mexico), Stephen Noseworthy (B.C.), Jane Noseworthy (Bill Pollock of Paradise), and Amanda Doyle (Jamie Roche) of Paradise; three great-grandchildren: Kerri, Kayla, and Michael Pollock. Also leaving to mourn are brothers-in-law: Aus Bonnell of Lamaline and Bob Cox of Toronto; sisters-in-law: Margaret Babstock and Hilda Hussey (George) of St. John's, and Rita Murphy and Dorothy Specht of the US, as well as many special nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff of the Stella Burry Place, Agnes Pratt Home for their exceptional care. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation Wednesday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, December 24, at 11 a.m. from the Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise Road, Paradise. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Enriching Lives the Agnes Pratt Way", the Agnes Pratt Home, 239 Topsail Road, St. John's, NL, A1E 2B4.
12/23/04

MORRIS, John - Passed peacefully away on December 16, 2004 at the L.A. Miller Centre after a short illness, John Morris, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his sister Dorothy (2003). Leaving to mourn one sister Louise in London, Ontario; niece Jean (Jim) with whom he resided, other nieces, nephews and close friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation is being held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Saturday, December 18, 2004 from 12 noon - 2 p.m. Memorial Service will take place 2 p.m. on Saturday from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Cancer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/17/04

MORRIS, Richard (Rick)- Passed away suddenly after a short illness on Dec. 3, 2004, Rick Morris, aged 46, of St. John's. Predeceased by his mother Geraldine. He leaves to mourn his wife Susan Pye, son Shane and daughter Anna; father Sidney; brothers Robert (Anne), Peter (Sally Ackerman), Philip (Susan); father-in-law Terry Pye; sister-in-law Alison Pye (Jim Weick); nephews Stephen, Timothy, Thomas, Christopher and Michael Morris and Aaron Weick; aunts Dorothy Halleran, Margaret Halleran, Rosemary Trimble (Blair), Sheila Morris; also many other family members and a large circle of close friends and colleagues. In his life and work with many groups and communities, Rick's compassion, sense of justice and fairness were paramount. He valued and cared deeply about the people and issues he was involved with. He will be sorely missed. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, on Monday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Gower Street United Church, Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Donations in Rick's name can be made to the charity of one's choice.
12/05/04

MOUSTAFA (Hearn), Patti-Ann - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, December 9, 2004, age 44 years. Predeceased by her parents, Shirley, 2002 and Patrick, 2004. Left with fond and loving memories, husband Fady; brothers and sisters: Maria (Gerald Lewis), Cindy (Dave Dunn), Shawn, Paul (Patricia); nieces and nephews: Jennifer, Michael, Stephen, Rebecca, Christopher, Adam, Stephanie, Andrew, Daniel, Joshua, Emily; grandmother Caroline Murphy, as well as many 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. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 13th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of the Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
12/11/04

MUNN, Garnett (Ken) - Passed peacefully away, after a lengthy illness, Garnett (Ken) Munn, Lieutenant Commander, 74 years. Garnett was a long time and dedicated employee of Ultramar in Holyrood and was a CIC Cadet Officer. He is survived by his wife Mary (Power) of Mount Carmel, daughter Dolores (John) Dooley of St. John's, son Randy (Caroline) Munn, of Rusagonis, New Brunswick, 5 grandchildren, Kieran, Shayne, Lukas, Keira, and Shay Lynn, two sisters, Jenny (Willy) Cudjo, Alice (Ralph) Urquhart, and two brothers, Clarence (Ann) Munn, and Hartley (Margo) Gosline. Funeral services will be held at the York Funeral Home in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on Friday, December 31st at 11 a.m. For those who wish, remembrances to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetic Association would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences may be offered to the Munn family by emailing: www.yorkfh.com
12/31/04

OAKLEY, Grace Mary - Passed peacefully away at Glenbrook Lodge on December 12, 2004, Grace Mary Oakley, aged 94 years. Predeceased by her husband Winston in 1975. Leaving to mourn her sister: Margaret Bishop of West Grove, Pennsylvania; and with special memories her nephew: Robert Driscoll (Karen); nieces: Judy Stratton (Ed), Sharon Driscoll (Sheldon Mitchell) and their families; also many other family and friends will sadly miss Grace. Grace was a dedicated member of Cochrane Street United Church Choir for 70 years and until recently, often played piano at Glenbrook Lodge, morning chapel, where she has resided for the past eleven years. Grace's family wishes to thank the staff of Glenbrook Lodge for their tremendous care and support during her stay. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Monday, December 13 from 7-9 pm; then on Tuesday, December 14 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm; and on Wednesday, December 15 from 10-11:30 a.m. Funeral service to be held from Cochrane Street United Church on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Cochrane Street United Church. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/14/04

O'BRIEN, Lawrence David, M.P. for Labrador - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Thursday, December 16, 2004, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, Lawrence D. O'Brien of Labrador, age 53 years. Lawrence spent his life serving the Labrador people in many positions and for the last nine years as the Member of Parliament for Labrador where he passionately promoted the rights and needs of all Labradorians. Lawrence is predeceased by his parents Leo and Philomene O'Brien (nee Joncas) and two sisters Olive Butler and Louisa Jones. Leaving to mourn his wife Alice (nee McDonald), son Michael, and daughter Amanda; Four brothers: Clifford (Hazel) Lanse Au Loup, Medric (Edith) Sept. Isles, Bernard (Maude) St. Paul's River, Leo (Grace) Ottawa; Four sisters: Bridget of Lance au Loup, Ruby (Pat Cabot) West St Modeste, Alice Jones of Lourdes de Blanc Sablon, Beatrice (Tom Bolger) Labrador City; Also a large circle of relatives and friends. A special thank you to the doctors and staff at the Health Sciences Center in St. John's, Blanc Sablon Hospital, Labrador Health Clinic in Happy Valley Goose Bay, Ottawa General, and the St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Happy Valley Goose Bay. Public visitation hours Saturday 2 - 4 P.M. & 7 - 10 P.M., and Sunday 1 - 4 P.M. & 7 - 10 P.M. Roman Catholic Funeral Mass at the Pentecostal Tabernacle in Happy Valley Goose Bay on Monday December 20, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory to the charity of one's choice.
"From the rugged beauty of the Torngat Mountains,
To the golden beaches of the Wonderstrand,
And the southern valleys of the Pinware River,
They can recreate the visions with their hands"
Lyrics courtesy of Harry Martin
- Visions of this Land
12/18/04

O'BRIEN, Russell - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Wednesday, December 01, 2004 age 78 years. Predeceased by his mother, Angela (nee Raymond) O'Brien. Leaving to mourn special friends Debbi (John), Heidi, Nicole, Ben (Marian), Ros (Eric), Connie Winter, as well as the staff and residents of the Hoyles Home. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 3rd, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Cremation to follow.
12/02/04

O'DEA, Hon. Fabian A. Q.C., LL.D (1918-2004) - Died December 12 after a short illness, aged 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Peggy (Ewing); brothers: John and Frank; sister Agnes; stepsisters: Madeline, Mary and Florrie; and stepbrother Leo. Leaving to mourn daughters: Deborah, Viki (Gerry Critch) and Jane (Tomlinson); and son Stephen; along with three grandchildren: Luke, Amy and Matthew Tomlinson; two sisters-in-law: Raymonde O'Dea and Jan Chalker; and brother-in-law Grant Chalker. Lieutenant Governor for Newfoundland (1963-69), Knight of Justice of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knight in the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta, Fabian O'Dea was Newfoundland's Rhodes Scholar for 1939, and was awarded honorary degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland (1969), and the Newfoundland Law Society (2004). He served as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy (1940-45), and was Hon. Col. Royal Newfoundland Regiment. He is resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent on Friday, December 17, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at the Belvedere Cemetery, Newtown Road. Flowers gratefully accepted.
12/13/04

O'DRISCOLL, Helen (1910 - 2004) - Passed peacefully away at Staten Island, New York, December 27. Predeceased by husband Henry. Left to mourn sons: Henry (Maureen), Martin (Diane); grandchildren: Robert, Deborah, Corrine, Craig and Cheryl; great-grandchildren: Michael, Daniel; nieces, nephews, friends in Cape Broyle and Bay Bulls. Mass of Christian Burial at Church of the Holy Child, Staten Island.
12/31/04

O'KEEFE, James Joseph - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, Michael and Mary O'Keefe; brother Patrick and son Derek. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Helen; six sons: Johnny (Madonna), Tors Cove, Pat (Vonny), Yellowknife, Jamie, Paradise, Kenneth, Chamberlains, Darren (Michelle), Tors Cove, Michael (Karen), Tors Cove; three daughters: Martha (Arthur), Burnt Cove, Sharon (Anthony), Brampton, ON, Karen (Larry), Tors Cove; seven grandchildren who will miss their pop. Resting at Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Thursday, December 9th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, December 10th from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, Tors Cove on Saturday, December 11th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery, Tors Cove.
12/10/04

O'RIELLY, Josephine (nee Power) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, December 14, 2004, Josephine O'Rielly, age 78 of Tors Cove. Predeceased by her husband, Johno; parents, Mary and Alphonsus Power; brother, Gerard and sister-in-law Genevieve; sisters-in-law: Nance Tobin (Ralph), Margaret O'Rielly, Kay O'Rielly; brother-in-law Terrence O'Rielly. Leaving to mourn her five sons: Alastair (Pat), Randell (Barb), Phonse (Sharon), Ronald (Ekie), John (Audrey); one daughter, Beverly Scultz (Mike), Colorado; her fourteen loving grandchildren: Michael, Susan, John, Sheena, Randy, Regan, Robyn, Julie, Mark, Phonsie, Patrick, Lesley, Jane and Erin; brother, Walter Power (Anita), Tors Cove; brothers-in-law: Bill O'Rielly (Jeannette), England, Jim O'Rielly, Boston, Mass.; sister-in-law, Marie O'Rielly, St. John's; as well as many nieces and nephews. Resting at Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls. on Wednesday, December 15th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday, December 16th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Friday, December 17th from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sacred Heart Church, Tors Cove at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 17. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tors Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador.
12/16/04

OSBOURNE, Pearl (Butler) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on December 6, 2004, age 89. Predeceased by her husband Ernest, parents Elizabeth and George Butler, sister: Mary, brother: Robert (lost on the S.S. Caribou). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter: Mary; cherished grandchildren: Scott and Susan; other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, December 9th at 1 pm from Christ Church, Port Rexton. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Christ Church, Port Rexton.
"May her gentle soul rest in peace".
12/07/04

PARDY, Lorraine - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Home on Wednesday, December 29, 2004, Lorraine Pardy, age 63 years. Predeceased by her husband Edward in 1994. Leaving to mourn five children: Blaine, Lois, Vaughn, Ed and Robyn; 10 grandchildren; brothers: Gordon (Ada), Marven (Grace), Ted (Linda) and Bryce (Lilly); sisters: Judy (Ern), Gwen (Gordon) and Jean (Fred); as well as other relatives and friends; and friends and staff at Hoyles Escasoni. Visitation is being held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and on Thursday, December 30, 2004 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 31st, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Barrett's Chapel. Cremation to follow. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Diabetes Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/30/04

PARSONS, Helen Jeanette - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Center on Wednesday, December 29, 2004, Helen Jeanette Parsons in her 64th year. Predeceased by her father: Harold Brown; and brother Harold Brown. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Clayton; her children: Lynn (Brian), Paula and Thomas Godden; three grandchildren: Steven Burry, Angie and Raymond Hefferman; mother: Gladys Hapgood; sisters: Elizabeth Evans and Ina Belcher (Bill); also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday from 7-9 pm and then on Friday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service to be held from Barrett's Chapel on Saturday, January 1, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA or The Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Center. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/31/04

PARTRIDGE, Vernon Robert (Bob) - Passed peacefully away on December 6, 2004 at Sunset Haven, Carnduff, SK. Bob was predeceased by his wife Pearl and son Dale. He leaves to mourn son Ralph (Iris), Bay Roberts; daughters: Carole (Rev. Joe) Burton, Clarke's Beach and Sharon (Walter) Chrest, Comox, BC; daughter-in-law Caroline Partridge, Largo, FL; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held on December 11, 2004 in Carnduff, SK.
12/18/04

PENNEY, Mabel D. (Weir) (nee Leaman)- Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home in the presence of her loving family, Mabel D. Penney, age 89 years. Predeceased by husbands Eric Weir in 1956 and Thomas Penney in 1992, grandson Keith in 1997, four brothers and four sisters. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Edith Squires (Bill), Georgetown, C.B. and Dorothy Dyke (Jack), Thompson, Man., six grandchildren: Bill (Elizabeth), Gary (Maria) and Derek (Sherry) Squires, Donna Wilson (Brian), Eric and John (Cecile) Dyke; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; special friends Maude and Ben Lake and their families; also other relatives and friends. A very special thank-you to the staff of 3-North at St. Patrick's Mercy Home for their care and support. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2004, at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Petty Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. You may send a message of condolence by visiting www.carnells.com
12/29/04

PIERCEY, Lionel - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Tuesday, December 14, 2004, Lionel Piercey of Winterton, age 86 years. Leaving to mourn wife Phyllis, Hr. Lodge; two sons: Edgar (Florence), Fred (Gertie); two grandchildren: Gerald (Audrey), Sheila (Chad Norris); three great-grandchildren: Jill and Jennifer Piercey and Blaine Norris; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. from St. Luke's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church Memorial Fund, Winterton.
12/16/04

PUDDESTER, Louise Helen (nee Rogers) - Passed away on December 23, 2004, after a courageous battle, Louise Puddester of Mt. Pearl, in her 56th year. Loving partner and buddy of Wayne Puddester. Loving mother and friend of daughter Wendy Hodder (nee Puddester) and son Christopher Puddester. Loving grandmother to Renee, Nicholas, Rebecca, Emma and Michael. Leaving to mourn her Mom, Beatrice and Dad, Douglas, sister Judy, brother-in-law Bob and brother Bruce. Louise and family appreciate and thank friends and relatives for the support given when Louise needed it the most. Donations may be made in her memory to the Salvation Army, Lower Island Cove, or sent to the family's home address. Visitation will be held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Monday, December 27, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Tuesday, December 28, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2004, from Barrett's Chapel. Graveside service to take place at a later date at a time to be announced. The Lord needed an exceptional guardian angel and chose a remarkable lady. Louise will be with us always. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/24/04

PUDDESTER, Yvonne (nee Harnett) - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre, on Wednesday, December 08, 2004, age 57 years. Left with fond and loving memories, her husband Loyola; daughter Laurie; son Greg; grandson Joshua; sister Mercedes Critch; brothers: Henry (Joan), Kevin (Gwen), Hubert (Emma) and Lester (Kitty); also brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and many special friends from the Irish Loop Resort. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 10, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. from St. Kevin's Church, Goulds. Interment to follow at Mount Loretta Cemetery, Bay Bulls. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
12/09/04

RALPH, Meta (nee Chaytor) - Passed peacefully away at The Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Monday, December 20, 2004, Meta Ralph, formerly of Flat Islands, Bonavista Bay, aged 93 years. Predeceased by her husband Lance. Left with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Mona Callahan (Russell) and Marilyn Mercer (Ross); beloved grandchildren: Lance Callahan (Joanne), Nath Mercer, Denise Baker (Darren), William Callahan (Fredr ) and Jason Mercer; great-grandchildren: Stephen Holden, Tessa Mercer and Rouxl Callahan; sisters-in-law: Hannah Ralph and Nina Samson; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Special Thank-You to the staff of West 2 at the Hoyles Home. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at 11:00 am from St. Michael and All Angels Church with interment to follow at The Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted.
12/21/04

REID, Albert - Decorated World War II Veteran (Royal Navy), February 1, 1918 - December 23, 2004 passed away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Thursday, December 23, 2004 in his 87th year. Loving husband to Flora for 62 years. Dedicated and doting father of Sandra (and husband Bert) Noble, Bob (and wife Heather) and Karen (and husband Charles) Leskun. Loved by his grandsons: Shane and Brent and granddaughters: Tanya, Andrea, Deborah, Gina, Ashley and Courtney. Also by his great-grandchildren: Robyn and Kristen. Survived by his brother: Ralph and sister: Kay, predeceased by brothers: Les and Frank and sisters: Ella and Mary. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the staff of the Agnes Pratt Home for their great kindness and wonderful care. Family and friends are welcome at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Sunday, Dec. 26 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral services to be held on Monday, Dec. 27th at 1 p.m. in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mr. Reid's honour to the Agnes Pratt Home, 239 Topsail Rd., St. John's. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/24/04

Rex, Phoebe - Passed away suddenly at her home in Port Rexton on Sunday, December 12, 2004, Phoebe Rex in her 86th year. Leaving to morn son David (Anita), granddaughters Roxane, Michelle (Glen), Heather (Scott), great-grandson Peter, brother Cecil and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place from Christ Church in Port Rexton on Wednesday, December 15 at 2:00 PM.
12/14/04

REYNOLDS, Melvin L. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, Melvin L. Reynolds of Mount Pearl, age 85 years. Predeceased by sisters Hilda, Rae and Lizzie and brothers William and Earl. Leaving to mourn wife Marguerite; one daughter Connie (Gregory) Walker, Halifax, NS; four sons: Glenn (Christine), Wade and Craig (Sherry), all of Halifax, NS and Keith, Fredericton, NB; one step-daughter, Lisa (Eric) Taylor, Colorado Springs, USA; eight grandchildren: Lindsey, Nicholas, David, Krista, Aric, Brenna, Alexander and Colin; four brothers: Jack and Walter (Sarah), both of Small Point, Berkley (Velma), Carbonear and Clyde (Gloria), Toronto, ON; one sister, Jennie (Reg) Pye, St. John's; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service to take place on Friday, December 10 at 1:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Broad Cove. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Dialysis Unit, Waterford Hospital, 306 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's, NL A1E 4J8. For any additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
12/09/04

RICHARDS, Stanley (Stan) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at his residence on December 16, 2004, Stan Richards, age 51 years. Predeceased by his brother Leonard. Left to mourn his wife Winnie; daughter Amy Richards (David Allan), Oshawa, ON; son Todd, Oshawa, ON; brothers: Donald (Cecile), Victor (Marjorie), Herve, Ken (Fatima); mother-in-law Alice Squires; sisters-in-law: Florence Morgan (Don), Dorothy Clarke (Lewis) and Lorraine Richards; brother-in-law Arthur Squires; two grandchildren: Thomas and Zoey Allan; niece Angela Ivany (Todd); great-niece Brianna and also a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Friday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philip's Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, St. Philip's. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the St. Philip's Anglican Church Building Fund.
12/17/04

ROBB, Dr. J. Desmond - Passed away December 11, 2004 in Berlin, Germany. Desmond Robb, Ph.D. (CANTAB.), B.Sc. (BELF.), B.A., M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O. (DUBL.), FRCPS; Professor of Pathology and Chair, Discipline of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Chief, Division of Immunology, Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, Health Care Corporation of St. John's. Leaving to mourn his wife Ulrike (Nuessler) in Neustadt-Lachen, Germany; sisters: Barbara and Amy, nieces and nephews in Armagh, Northern Ireland; also a wide circle of friends and colleagues at Memorial University, the Health Care Corporation of St. John's and the Aquarena Nautilus Running Club. Funeral and interment to occure in Neustadt-Lachen, Germany on Monday, December 20th and a Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 20th at the Main Auditorium, Medical School, Health Sciences Centre at 4:30 p.m.
"Keep thou my feet; I do not ask to see
The distant scene - one step enough for me"
He will be sadly missed.
12/17/04

ROBERTS, Winnifred - Passed peacefully away at home surrounded by her loving family on December 15, 2004, on her 94th Birthday, Winnifred Roberts. Predeceased by her loving husband Joshua in 1970. Leaving to mourn her loving immediate family: sister, Elizabeth Piccott (Raymond); daughter Evelyn Green (Gordon); son Louis (Jean); her precious grandchildren: Jocelyn Pike (Gary), Randy Green, Ottawa, Darrell Roberts (Laura), Bradley Roberts (Stacey), Kingston; her treasured great-grandchildren: Shannon (Gary), Matthew, Kayla and Joshua; and special niece Sharon Adams (Edward), Pembrooke. She will be greatly missed by many special friends and family. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Saturday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2004 from St. James United Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers appreciated or donations may be made to St. James United Church. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/17/04

ROBSON, Robert Paul - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, Robert Paul Robson, age 49 years. Predeceased by his father William (1975). Leaving to mourn his loving wife and best friend, Beth, his two precious sons, Bobby and Michael, his mother Lillian, brother Craig (Denise, Adan and Julia), and sister Jackie Guzzwell (Rob and Steve). Also leaving to mourn his father-in-law Michael Slaney, brothers and sisters-in-law Chris (Noella) Slaney, Sarah, Jean, Ellen (Paul Thistle, Teri-Ann, Dean and Joel), Richard (Kristen and Shalisse), Carl (Trish and Jake), Ken (Janet, Terry and Jenna), Brian (Julie and Angela), Lynette (George Tobin), Ann-Marie (Richard, Megan, Lucas), Michelle (Howard Power, Gregory, Katie, Allison). As well as his aunts, uncles, cousins and many other relatives and friends, and co-workers at Noble Drilling Canada. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Monday, Dec. 13, and Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15 from Holy Family Church, Paradise, with inurnment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Robert's memory may be made to the Special Olympics, Mount Pearl.
"Our hearts are broken,
the flight has ended,
Rest in peace my love."

RUSSELL, Imelda (Davis) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family on Thursday, December 9, 2004, Imelda Russell, aged 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Clifford. Left to mourn her passing, step-children: Marie Lutz, Edmonton, Jim Dormody (Mary), Ed Russell (Sally), Don Russell (Marg), Patricia Holden, Judy Lynch (Colin), Peter Russell (Regina); sisters: Mary McLaughlan, Christine Stroud, Bay Bulls; brothers: Rev. Father James Davis C.S.s.R. of St. John, NB and Bren Davis; 24 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Saturday, December 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday, December 12 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, December 13th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Alzheimer's Society.
12/11/04

RYAN, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at Placentia Hospital on Dec. 29, 2004, Elizabeth (Bess) Ryan of Jerseyside, age 85 years, beloved wife of Garrett Ryan. Leaving to mourn husband Garrett; son: Albert Carroll; brother: Peter Murphy; step-brother: Jerome Hunt, step-sister: Theresa Kelly; sisters-in-law: Sister Pascal Carroll, PBVM, Loretta Edwards and Marie Higgins. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia, Friday, Dec., 31 at 11 am. Interment at Coombs Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia. You are welcome to visit and to sign our online guest book @ www.coombsfuneralhome.com
"Gone from our Sight - Never from our Hearts"
12/30/04

SAIFER, Genevieve (Morrissey) - Passed away suddenly at her residence on December 13, 2004. Predeceased by her husband, Ed; her parents Patrick and Ellen Morrissey, her brother Bill, her sisters Mary, Cecelia and Catherine. Leaving to mourn her sisters: Annie Walsh, Sister Rosalie, P.B.V.M., Frances Hurley and Gertrude (Richard) Roche, as well as many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Diabetes Association.
12/15/04

SALEFSKI, Eleanor - Passed peacefully away on Monday, December 20, at Glenbrook Lodge, Eleanor (Ellie BENNETT) Salefski, Fortune's oldest citizen at age 100 years. Leaving to mourn her sister-in-law Ruth Bennett of Ilion, New York and her many nieces, nephews and other relatives, friends and caregivers. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in the Chapel of Glenbrook Lodge on Thursday, December 30 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home, Hamilton Ave., St. John's.
12/22/04

SAUTTER, Edith Moore - Age 93 of Kennebunk, died Monday, December 20, 2004 at Bradford on the Commons. She was born in Grand Bank, Newfoundland on July 10, 1911, a daughter of Rev. Edwin and Lillian Angel Moore.
Edith graduated from Mount Auburn Hospital School of Nursing in Cambridge, Mass. in 1936, from Simmons College Public Health Nursing in 1939, and Boston University Health Education in 1948. She received her BS degree in Health Education in 1947 and a Masters in Education with a major in Health in 1948.
Mrs. Sautter held positions in Private Duty Nursing at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Visiting Nurses Association in Orange, N.J. and Pembroke, Mass, and served as a Camp Nurse at Camp Wonderland Salvation Army Camp in Sharon, Mass. She also worked in the Watertown, Mass. School Department Nursing School.
Edith served her country in the US Army during WWII as a Staff Nurse with the Army Nurse Corps. She married William Greenfield Sautter in 1954. He died in 1987. She retired in 1974 from the Greenfield School Department as School Health Educator where she was employed for 25 years.
Her family summered in Maine since 1951 and in 1990 she moved to Drakes Island. She was a past member of Greenfield Retired Teachers Association and the First Methodist Church of Greenfield. Edith was a current member of the Wells Congregational Church.
Edith is predeceased by several sisters. Surviving are three stepchildren: Richard Sautter of Cape Elizabeth, William Sautter of South Carolina, and Janet Sautter Dennen of Shrewsbury, Mass.; two sisters: Helen Nesky of Kennebunk and Judy Von Sicard of Birmingham, England; ten grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be announced in the spring. Donations in her memory can be made to the Greenfield Methodist Church Educational Fund, 25 High Street, Greenfield, MA. 01301, or to the Wells Congregational Church Educational Fund, 1695 Post Road, Rt#1 North, PO Box 759, Wells, ME 04090. Arrangements are by Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk. www.bibberfuneral.com
12/23/04

SMITH, Robert Cyril - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, December 16, 2004, Robert Cyril Smith, age 86 years, of Norman's Cove. Predeceased by wife Evelyn. Leaving to mourn four sons: Chesley (Dorcas), Pasadena, Wallace (Ada), David (Lydia), Norman's Cove, Roy, Kingston, Ontario; six daughters: Irene Hodge (Don), Labrador, Bernice Anderson (Roy), Chance Cove, Kathleen Harvey (Wayne), St. John's, Elizabeth Reid (Austin), New Brunswick, Velma Temple (Bob), Long Cove, Beverley Parsons (Tony), St. John's; five sisters: Marjorie Smith, Marion Barrett, Viola Bemmister, Muriel Randell (Stirling), Susie Mercer (James); three brothers: Kenneth, Ernest, Winston (June); two sisters-in-law: Bernice Smith, Mary Smith; two brothers-in-law: Alfred Temple (Mildred), Wilson Temple (Allison); twenty-one grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at The Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman's Cove. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, December 19, 2004 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Norman's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Norman's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne.
12/18/04

SPARKES, Josephine Louise (nee Briffett) - Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Home, Gander On Dec. 10 age 91 years, Josephine Sparkes of Glovertown. Predeceased by husband Thomas Sparkes. Leaving to mourn five daughters Nina Wellon (Clifford), Phyllis Butt (John), Rosalyn Sheppard (Charlie), Marjorie Sparkes, Rose Clarke (Bob) and two sons Louis (Irene) Gary (Dorothy), 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, brother Eric Briffett. Also a large number of nieces and nephews. Resting at Orams Funeral Home Glovertown. Funeral service on Monday, Dec. 13th at 2:00 p.m. at Central United Church. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to United Church Cemetery fund.
12/11/04

SQUIRES, Eli - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on December 13, 2004, Eli Squires of St. Philips, aged 86 years. Predeceased by his sons-in-law: Ernie Strickland and Lester Riche. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 64 years, Clara and children: Carole Strickland, Cheryl Riche and Barry (Sue); grandchildren: Ian (Sherry), Lisa (Doug), Jeremy (Susan), Heather (Chris), Dawn (Clive), Shaun (Stacey), Sarah and Megan; great-grandchildren: Felicia, Samantha, Ryan, Jacob, Alex and Matthew; sisters: Louise (George) and Doris; a large circle of other relatives and close friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philip's Anglican Church with interment to follow at St. Philip's Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
12/14/04

STRICKLAND, Queena May - Passed peacefully away on December 10, 2004 at Alexandra Hospital in Ingersoll, ON, Queena May Strickland, aged 78. Predeceased by husband Frank in 1989, brother: Clarence, sisters-in-law: Myrtle Engram and Mary Strickland and grandchild: Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons: Melvin of Labrador City, NL, Murray (Gert) of Gander, NL, Doug (Holly) of Ingersoll, ON, Aubrey (Val) of Ingersoll, ON and Collin of Montreal, QC, brother: Larry of Milltown, NL; twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rested at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander. Funeral was held on Tuesday, December 14, at St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander. Donations in Mrs. Strickland's memory can be made to the Dialysis Program Campaign in care of Central North East Health Foundation, Box 222, Gander, NL, A1V 1W6. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.
12/14/04

STUBBS, Margaret Angela (nee McMahon) - Passed away quietly and peacefully at Hawkesbury General Hospital on Monday 13 December 2004 at the age of eighty. Ever loving wife of John Stubbs who pre-deceased her in 1995, she is survived and will be sadly missed by her sister Sheila of Harrogate UK, niece Stephanie (Doug Goodkey) and her son Kevin, devoted and loving mother to her children John Trygve (Johanne Parrot), Elisabeth Colette (John Osborne), Joseph Michael (Manon Lamotte) and Catherine Angela, as well as her grandchildren Adrienne, Sarah, Nicholas, Geoffrey, Michael, Julie and Amanda. The family wishes to thank Hawkesbury Hospital nursing staff for the gentle care given in the past weeks. A private memorial service will be held in St-Jovite, QC followed by burial at St-Patrick's Cemetery in Quebec City at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Angela would be much appreciated.
12/15/04

STURGE, Tyler Gordon - Passed away suddenly as a result of a tragic accident, on December 5, 2004, Tyler Gordon Sturge, age 18 years. Predeceased by his grandparents Jesse and Gordon Best, great-grandfather Ralph Sturge, great-grandmother Emma Cramm and uncle Gerald Sturge. Leaving to mourn his parents Everett and Arlene Sturge; grandparents: Hayward and Gertie Sturge; aunts and uncles: Winnie and Edwin Stratton; Lillian and Brian Spurrell; Christine and Bill Best; Vera and Fraser Winsor; Florence and Frank Best; Gloria and Raymond Best; Heather and Kevin Best; Louise and Gord Chaulk; Paulette and Dan Sturge; Rose and Jesse Gaulton; Marg and Lindsay Humphries; Lloyd Sturge; Warrick and Dorothy Squires; Charlie and Iris Squires; great-grandmother: Gwendlyn Sturge; girlfriend: Janine Bursey; family friend: Marion Bradbury; special friend: Terry Gill; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation is being held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 7 and 8, 2004 from 2 pm - 4 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm. Visitation will resume on Thursday, December 9, 2004 at Kittiewake Funeral Home, Wesleyville from 2 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, December 10, 2004 from the United Church in Wesleyville at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
12/07/04

SULLIVAN, Sybil Louise (nee Blackmore) - Passed peacefully away at her residence in Long Pond, age 82 years. Predeceased by husband Archibald 1988, sister Katherine, and brother Eloil. Left with fond and loving memories son Bill (Louise), daughters Beverley Stone (Denley), and Gail Neville (Wade Butler), grandchildren Trevor, Dawn, Dean, Tracey, Krista, Trina, Adam, Heather, Cameron, great-grandchild Andrew, sisters Winnie Saint and Elsie Chaulk, sister-in-law Sybil, special niece Gertie. Also, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Friday 2-5:30 and 7-9 pm and Saturday 10-12 noon. Funeral Service in All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
12/03/04

TAYLOR, Calvin W. - Passed peacefully away in the loving arms of his wife on Wednesday, December 15, 2004, age 39 years, of Kelligrews. Predeceased by his sister Sandra. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Shirley; sons: Jordan, Toby, Calvin Jr. and Barry; daughters: Crystal (Mike), Charlotte, Jordine; special granddaughter Shyanna; mother and father, Mildred and George; brothers: Gary (Sue), Reg (Betty); sister Doris Kennedy (Walt); also, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service in All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill Road, Foxtrap.
12/17/04

THISTLE, Albert Harris - Passed peacefully away at Hoyles Home, St. John's on Friday, December 17, 2004, Albert Harris Thistle of Shoal Harbour, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ivy of 61 years; sons Edmund (Vivian), Shoal Harbour and Wayne (Gerri), St. John's; daughter Beverly (Dave Strong), Fort McMurray, AB; sister Violetta Crocker, Ontario; sister-in-law Una Thistle, Shoal Harbour; grandchildren Mark, David, Jason, Dana, Justin, Tracy and Allan; Kay, mother of Mark and David; Gloria, mother of Jason and Dana; ten great-grandchildren; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 20, 2004 from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at Shoal Harbour United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Albert Harris Thistle Scholarship Fund.
12/18/04

THISTLE, Frances - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Dec. 6, 2004, Frances Thistle, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband George Thistle, son: David, daughter: Mercedes Kinsella and sisters and brothers. Leaving to mourn brother: Jim Kennedy, son-in-law: Michael Kinsella; grandson: David Kinsella. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society.
12/07/04

THORNE, Jerry - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Center on December 27, 2004, Jerry Thorne, aged 60 years. Predeceased by his parents John Matthew and Irene Thorne of Burnt Islands; Father-in-law: George Denty of Boat Harbour West and special friend: Max Thornhill. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, wife Mary (Denty); son: Christopher; mother-in-law: Edith Denty (Boat Harbour West); brothers: Percy (Bernadine), Theodore (Susie), John (Wanda); sisters: Isabella Lericke (Jim), Dorothy Parsons (Cecil); brother-in-law: Bradley Denty (Laura), Norman Denty (Sharon); thirteen nieces and nephews, special niece: Shelley Denty; special godchild: Keeran Bonia; aunts: Evelyn Keeping, Miriam Edmunds and Myrtle Thorne. Also a large number of relatives and friends along with very special friend and companion Sparky. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-9 pm Wednesday, December 29th and 9 am - 10 am Thursday, December 30th. Funeral service to be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church on Thursday, December 30, 2004, at 11 am, with interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expression of sympathy flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"Loved By Many, Remembered By All"
12/29/04

THORNHILL, Max - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Dec. 7, 2004, Max Thornhill of St. John's, formerly of Little Bay East, Fortune Bay, aged 68 years. Predeceased by his parents Edward (Ned) and Blanche Thornhill and stepmother Sarah (Sadie) Hillier. Left with fond and loving memories, his wife Marina (nee Matterface) of 49 years; sons: Ross (Marilyn), Tony (Judy) and David; one daughter and fishing buddy, Judy (Walter); five grandchildren: Brian (Lizette), Blair (Sheena), Amanda, Stephen and one special granddaughter Crystal; one great-granddaughter: Trinity Max; brothers: Arch (Eleanor), Harold (Roberta) and one sister: Joan Stacey (Cecil) and their children. Special cousins: Randell (Ruth) Thornhill, Clyde (Hattie) Thornhill, Tom (Lucy) Clarke and Doris Hynes; sisters-in-law: Edith Matterface and Jean Pardy; Hugh Sullivan (who was like a son) and wife Maureen and their children; his Aunt Jessie Clarke in Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank; Special aunts: Edith Denty and Cora Francis; his best friend, woodsmen, hunting and fishing buddy: Jerry Thorne (Mary); Life long friends: Bill & Rita Osborne and Margaret Drake; Special friends: Todd and Marsha Fry; Also a large number of friends and colleagues from over 35 years of service in the Medical Laboratory Technology profession and Health Care Management. Max has served 25 years on the Board of Directors for the Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada. He was also a committed outdoorsman and entertained many with his fishing and hunting stories. He was a dedicated member and supporter of the Outdoor Rights Committee, Rural Rights and Boat Owner's Association, and the Nfld. and Lab. Wildlife Association. Special thanks to Dr. Hong at the Health Sciences Centre and the Doctors, Nurses and staff at the Miller Centre. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and then on Thursday from 10 am - 9 pm. A celebration of Max's life will be held at Barrett's Chapel on Friday, December 10, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Cytology Laboratory, c/o The General Hospital Health Foundation, 300 Prince Phillip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3V6. Internment will take place in his beloved home town of Little Bay East on Saturday, December 11, 2004.
The doors of heaven will be opened to greet you, just as you have greeted so many friends at your door.
12/08/04

TILLEY, Fred - Passed peacefully away on December 25, 2004, at the Bonavista Hospital, World War II Veteran, Fred Tilley, age 85 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 53 years Anita; daughters: Bev Brazil, husband Larry, Lynn Diamond, husband Bob, Peggy Duffett, husband Bruce; grandchildren: Laura and Amy Brazil, Peter, Freddy and Sara Diamond, Angela and Bryan Duffett and a large circle of close family and friends. Funeral Service was held on December 28 from Christ Church at Bonavista. Fred was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 - 1946. He had active service in Germany, Belgium, the Liberation of Holland and the Invasion of Normandy as a motorcycle dispatch rider attached to the 127th Wing and later serving with the 143rd Wing in Germany. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Landfall Masonic Order in Bonavista. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
12/31/04

UNDERHAY, Robert Maxwell - Passed peacefully away at Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on Thursday, December 30, 2004, Robert Underhay, age 90 years of Heart's Content. Predeceased by his son: Robert (Jr.). Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 64 years, Frances (nee Budden); children: David (Martha), Elaine (Boyd) and daughter-in-law: Sybil; grandchildren: Heather, Sharon, Darrin, Beverly, Lisa, Paul, Gina, Nicole, Corinne; great-grandchildren: Jonathon, Corey, Adrienne, Hilary, Liam, Brady; Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton with visitation on Friday, December 31st, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Saturday, January 1st, St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content, 10-12 noon. Following visitation, funeral service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Heart's Content. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Memorial Fund, Heart's Content.
12/31/04

WALL, Theresa M. (nee Carew) - Passed away suddenly on December 23rd, 2004, Theresa M. Wall of Mount Carmel, NL in her 54th year. Predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Dorothy Carew; her brother Michael; sister Rita. Left with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Wanda Didham, Kelly Wall; her son Michael Wall and wife Tammy; her four grandchildren: Stephanie, Colin, Scott and Terry; her special friend, Jim Allison; her sisters: Isabelle Devine (Donald), Bridget Nugent (Don), Barb Sooley (Gary), Michelle Sturge; her brothers: Jack (Ann Marie), Eddy (Michelle), Tom (Barb); her sister-in-law Theresa Carew; brothers-in-law: Dave Nugent and Fred Nolan; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Mount Carmel at a time to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
"She lives with us in memory and will for evermore"
12/24/04

WEIR, Winston - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, December 30, 2004, at the Health Sciences Complex, in the presence of his loving family, Winston Weir, age 67 years. Predeceased by father and mother, Hubert and Beatrice Weir. Leaving to mourn sisters: Edith (Stewart), Barbara (Robert); brother: Jim (Geraldine); nieces and nephews: Dulcie (Noel), Douglas (Betty), Jim (Karen), Bill (Deann), Dennis (Sharon), Shawn (Sandra), Scott (Sherry); great-nieces and nephews: Andrew, Steven, Stewart, Lorie, Roger, Linda, Michael, Rodney, Josh, Jessica, Jason, Jennifer, Jennelle, Johnathan, Jennie; aunt: Inez Butler, Kingston, Ont.; special friends: John Porter and Wallace Butler. Visitation at James J. Hickey Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral service on Sunday, January 2, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Road, Foxtrap. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
12/31/04

WILLIAMS, Richard (Dick) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, in the presence of his family on Tuesday, December 21, 2004. Richard (Dick) Williams, of St. John's, retired civil servant and life member of the Knights of Columbus, aged 75 years. Predeceased by two infant sons, his sister Margaret Williams and sister-in-law Judy (Hart) Power. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife of 43 years, Rosemary (Power); his three children: Sharon (Roy Trickett), Susan (Craig Rowe), Calgary and Richard (Wanda Lidstone); his beloved grandchildren: Mark and Elizabeth Rowe, Calgary; his brother and four sisters: Edd (Rhoena), Delaware, Mary Hallas and Alice Horvath, Pennsylvania, Bernadette Stamm, Michigan and Barbara Briston (Len); brothers-in-law: Anthony (Gen) Power, Nova Scotia, William (Philomena) Power, Reg Power, Gerald Power, Patrick (Helena) Power and Steve Power, St. John's; many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and the USA; special friends: Paul and Maxine Bryant, Len and Myrtle Stacey, and "Honorary" grandson Adam Crotty. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 24th, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
"Love You Dad"
12/22/04

WILLIAMSON, Hugh Anthony (Tony) - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, December 29, 2004, Tony Williamson, aged 69 years. Predeceased by his mother Ena Casey (Montreal) and father Robert Allen Williamson (New York). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dr. Sharon Taylor; children: Eric Williamson (Yasko) and grandchildren: Nikko and Aya, Vancouver; Alexandra "Sandy" Williamson, St. John's; Victoria Balsom and Zoe Balsom, St. John's; twin sister Barbara Hollander (Ted), Sherman, CT and siblings Eileen Morrison (William), Pawling, NY; John Edward Williamson II (Perry), Hanover, NH; Roberta Williamson, Nashville, TN; nephews, nieces and a large number of friends and colleagues. At Tony's request, cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 03, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of The World Parish. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Asian Earthquake Relief Fund c/o The Canadian Red Cross. To send a message of condolence or to sign our memorial guestbook please visit www.carnells.com
12/31/04

WOOLRIDGE, Walter - Passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2004, Walter Woolridge of Labrador City, age 65 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Linda; 3 daughters: Debbie, Dana (Scott) and Brenda; one son David; three grandchildren: Amanda, Meghan and Krystal. Visitation will take place at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Monday, December 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. followed by cremation. Funeral service to take place in Labrador City.
12/18/04

YETMAN, Gerald Wayne - Passed away suddenly December 21, 2004, Gerald Wayne Yetman (Wayne), aged 58 years. Predeceased by his brother Jack, 1955; father Herbert, 1967; mother Florence, 1987; brother Bill, 2002; brother-in-law Howard Capron, 1998; father-in-law Jack Downey, 1999; sister-in-law Darlene Hanlon (Downey), 1999; granddaughter Brittney, 1990; and cabin buddy Eric Elliott, 1999. Leaving to mourn his wife Shirley (Downey); son Shawn (Michelle), granddaughter Stephanie-Lynn and her mother Rosalie Lawlor; daughter Tina Cadigan (Noel), grandchildren: Liam and Laura; son David (Charlene), grandchildren: Chantell, Christopher and Andrea; mother-in-law Doris Downey (Burry); uncle Dean Burry and aunt Elsie Burry; sisters: Trixie Capron, Virginia, Marguerite Todd (Norman), Arkansas, Marie Boettcher (Charlie), Texas, Betty Symonds (Neville), Florida, Marilyn Dixon (Bob), Ontario; sister-in-law Barbara Yetman-Macdonald, Ontario; brothers: Sheridan (Evelyn), Mount Pearl, Kevin (Dorothy), Manitoba; sisters-in-law: Wanda Blackwood (Jeff), Manuels, Kim Cassell (Colin), Stephenville; brothers-in-law: Gerald "Butch" Downey (Rita), St. John's, David Downey (Lorraine), Paradise, Dean Downey, St. John's, Johnny Downey (Sharon), St. John's; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors; as well as best friend Frank Fleming and all his cabin buddies. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-10 p.m. on Wednesday; from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Friday. Funeral service to be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue on Friday, December 24, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Mazol Shriners' Patient Transportation Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"You are gone but will not be forgotten by those whose lives you have touched"
12/23/04

 

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