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The Telegram Obituaries
December 1995


Drohan, Maud Mary (nee Wall)
Passed suddenly away in the presence of her loving family, at the Health Sciences Centre on December 31st, 1995, age 82 years. Predeceased by her daughter May Ann, son-in-law John and grandchildren Terri-Lynn and Karen-Anne. Left with fond and loving memories, her husband Michael; family; Marguerite (Allan), Ellen (Ches), Catherine (Gerald), Tommy (Eleanor), Carrie (Bob), Marie (Clem), Billy (Gloria), Carmel (Tom); special grandchildren; David (Annette), Carla and her dad Robert; one sister Mary Hogan, Cleveland; three brothers; Vince, Toronto, Josephine (Loretta), Long Pond and Patrick, Mount Carmel; 25 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Services were held on January 2nd, 1996 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Colinet and she was laid to rest at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel. Funeral Services were entrusted to Hickey’s Funeral Home.
“You will always be in our hearts.”

Neary, James Sr.
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, in the presence of his family, on December 30th, 1995, aged 83 years. Predeceased by his wife Eileen and son Peter. Leaving to mourn with lots of special memories three sons; Jim Jr., (Patricia), Francis (Linda), Donald (Brenda); four daughters; Eileen (Hayward), Emily (Jim), Mary (Mac), Barbara (Gary); 20 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; brother Paul and wife Alma, all of Portugal Cove; two sisters; Polly Turner, Ontario, Martha Piccarelli, New York; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral to take place Thursday, January 2, 1996, at 11 am at the Holy Rosary Church, Portugal Cove. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery.
“Rest in Peace.”

Reid, Leslie William
Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, December 31, 1995, Leslie William Reid of Upper Island Cove, aged 74 years. Secone World War Veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy, former Mayor of Upper Island Cove for 16 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 49 years Lydia (Lundrigan); three sons; Frank (Vera) of Springdale, Wade (Charlotte) of Mount Pearl; three daughters; Audrey (Ern) Walsh of Bay Roberts, Elaine (Winston) Gordon of St. John’s, Dale (Tom) Hodder of Marystown. Sadly missed by his 15 grandchildren; two brothers; Albert of St. John’s and Ralph of Upper Island Cove; three sisters; Cathleen Peddle, Priscella Drover and Mary Coombs, all of St. John’s; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Young’s Funeral Home, Spaniard’s Bay. Visitation to take place on Tuesday, January 2, 1996 from 10:30 am – 10:30 pm.. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, January 3rd, 1996 at 2 pm to St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upper Island Cove. Interment to follow in St. Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Upper island Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the (unable to read) Reid Scholarship Fund(unable to read).



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