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The Telegram Obituaries
February 2001

 

 

BABENCHUK, David George Albert - On Wednesday, February 7, 2001 a kind, generous, warm, and jovial soul left us to mourn his passing. David George Albert Babenchuk, 47, recently of Paradise, formerly of Pasadena, NF. Died suddenly leaving his wife and best friend Christina (nee Raymond); son Stephen; daughter Amanda; sister Carol Deganis (husband Larry and children) of Toronto; and a large extended family of sisters and brothers-in-law and their families. Born in Toronto on April 27, 1953, David was predeceased by his mother Loretta; father George and youngest sister Cathy. At the time of his death Dave was manager of T.R.C. Hydraulics, Mount Pearl, NF. An attentive, supportive, dedicated, loving father, husband, brother and friend. Dave leaves in the hearts of those that grieve his passing warm memories of shared laughter, tears, joys, kindness and concern for others. David's family invite you to celebrate his life and mark his passing at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue with visitation from 8-10 p.m. Thursday; and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service to be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment will take place in Pasadena, NF at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in David's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
February 09, 2001**

BENNETT, Eleanor M. - (formerly of Brigus Junction) Passed suddenly away at her daughter's residence in Avondale on February 3, 2001. Eleanor M. Bennett, aged 75 years. Predeceased by her devoted husband Joseph in 1995, her parents Stephen and Johanna Lewis, Brigus Junction, sister Rita Rose, Brigus Junction and brother-in-law David Connolly. Leaving to mourn one daughter Theresa Byrne (Richard), Avondale; granddaughter Audrey Byrne, Avondale; grandsons: Kevin, Avondale, Richard, Ontario; one great-grandson Matthew Byrne; sisters: Elizabeth Copas (Perry), Texas, Angela Colbourne (Mank), Corner Brook, Carmel Costello (Leonard), Avondale, Margaret Connolly, St. John's, Dorothy Delaney (Edward), Bay Roberts; brothers: Thomas Lewis (Annie), St. Andrew's, James Lewis (Kathy), Avondale, Peter Lewis, Brigus Junction, Kevin Lewis (Rita), Mount Pearl; brother-in-law Harvey Rose; devoted nephew Michael Bennett (Debbie), Goulds; and a large number of relatives and friends from the Lewis and Bennett families. Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2001 at Corpus Christi Parish. Interment at the Field of Honor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue.
February 06, 2001**

BOWN, Father Ernest - Slipped gently into eternal rest at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on February 15th, 2001 in his 91st year, formerly of Bell Island. Missionary Priest for 36 years in Grenada, West Indies but for the past five years has been a resident of St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's. Predeceased by parents: Thomas and Loretta Bown; brothers: Addison, Alfred, Lewis, Gerald, Harry and Sidney; and sister Marion Rees. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Sister M. Perpetua Bown, McAuley Convent, St. John's, Viola Bown, Ottawa, Florence Pendergast, Bell Island; one brother Charlie (Evelyn), Bell Island; sisters-in-law: Alice Bown and Monica Bown, both of St. John's; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special thanks to niece Rosalind Jardine and nephew Harry Bown for their loving care during the past five years. Visitation at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Friday, February 16th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Remains will be resting at St. Michaels Church, Bell Island on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to Right Rev. Sydney Charles D.D. Mornay Jaloux, St. Georges, Grenada, West Indies.
February 16, 2001**

BUTLER, Emma Jean - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, February 13, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer, Jean Butler, Kelligrews, aged 67 years. Predeceased by her husband Lloyd, 1999 and son Terry, 1954. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two sons: John (Joyce) and David; daughter, Evelyn Skinner (Alvin); her mother, Dorcas Petten; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Ralph Petten (Minnie); one sister, Hilda Butler (Douglas); a very special niece, Janice Eason (Nelson); brothers-in-law: Eric Butler (Enid) and Ben Fagan; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Wettlaufer, Kitchener, Ontario and Dallas Butler; special friend, Julie Batten; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Thursday, February 15 at 2:30 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetic Association.
February 14, 2001**

BUTLER, Ida Beatrice - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, February 6, 2001, Ida Butler (Brown), Foxtrap, formerly of Tack's Beach, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Cecil. Leaving to mourn with loving memories two sons: Ruben (Deborah), Cecil Jr. (Wanda); two daughters: Margo Bussey (Wayne), Linda Quilty (Danny); nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters: Laura Throwbridge, Betty Cross and Olive Batten; sister-in-law Aunt Tilley Brown; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Friday. Funeral to take place on Friday, February 9, 2001 from All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to All Saints Memorial Fund.
February 08, 2001**

BYRNE, Kevin - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on Tuesday, February 6th, 2001. Age 67 years. Predeceased by his father Nicholas, 1974; brother John, 1998; and brother-in-law Bill Butler, 1999. Left to mourn with loving memories, his wife Loretta; his mother Mary; sister Florence Butler, Bell Island; special niece Cynthia Sweeney, Bell Island; nieces: Bonnie Tastape and Denise Peddle; sisters-in-law: Margaret Byrne, Dorothy Hammond, Kay Hand and Patricia Conway (Ron); brother-in-law James Lane (Loretta); as well as many other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Friday, February 9th, 2001 at 2 p.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
February 07, 2001**

Caul, Florence (nee Sutton)
Passed peacefully away at home on Friday, February 16, 2001, in her 68th year, surrounded by family and friends, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 46 years, Hubert, and nine children; Mary Shapter (Frank), Robert, Ann Tiller (Dave), Brian, Judy Murphy, John (Carolyn), Denise, Tom (Cheryl), Barbara (friend Mike); nine grandchildren; Keith, Colleen and Kevin Shapter, Christina, Robert and Melissa Murphy, Jennifer and David Tiller, Liam Caul; sisters May Gosse (Doug), Amelia Sutton (Clyde), Catrherine Organ (Dave); brothers John (Barb), George (Tina, deceased), Joseph (Bernadette), Dennis (Catherine), Alfred (Shirley), Wallace (Laura), Clarence (Joyce), Elmer (Sarah), Chris (Daphne); sister-in-law Edith Caul; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Laing and staff at H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours Saturday 6-10 pm., Sunday 1-10 pm.. Funeral Mass on Monday, February 19, 2001, at 9:45 am from St. Puis X Church, Smithville Crescent. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

CORBETT, John J. - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Chapel's Cove on Thursday, February 8th, 2001, John J. Corbett in his 81st year (Retired Fireman, DOT Torbay Airport). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife, Mary, of 52 years; and nine children: Carol Wall (John), Lakeview, Frank (Ruth), Wabush, Jacqueline (Leo), Halifax, Helen (Donny), Halifax, Terry (Ann), Chapel's Cove, Mary Doran (Leo), Labrador City, David (Paula), Harbour Main, Derm (Carolann), Chapel's Cove, Sharon Wall (Joe), Lakeview; five grandsons: Jason, Jeffrey, Trevor, Curtis and Jack. Predeceased by his loving grandson Cory Doran (1994); seven granddaughters: Terri-Lynn, Tracey, Jessica, Stephanie, Emma, Emily, Kayla and Amy; his mother-in-law Mary T. Fewer; two sisters: Ann Myers, Chapel's Cove and Mary Mombourquette, Sydney, Nova Scotia; also a large circle of other relatives and good friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral will take place on Monday, February 12th, 2001, following 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment will be in the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Chapel's Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
"A Kind & Gentle Man Loved By All."
February 09, 2001 (Contributors Uncle)
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Courtney, Albert Lloyd
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, after a long illness, on Monday, February 12, 2001, Albert Lloyd Courtney, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his father and mother, Captain Samual and Beatrice Courtney and several brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn with many happy memories, his wife Myrtle (nee Greenslade), of 63 years; one daughter Sylvia Collins, husband Phil, California; two sons; Jack, wife Joan, St. John's and Albert, wife Betty, California; brother George Courtney; two sisters; Ruth Mahoney, Beatrice Kennedy, husband George, all of St. John's, a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special nephews; Gerry Mahoney, wife Donna, Gary Mahoney and Arthur Greenslade, wife Phyllis; brother-in-law Emerson Greenslade, wife Muriel; also a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 10 am - 9 pm on Wednesday and Thursday; and from 10 am - 12 noon Friday. Funeral Service to take place at 2 pm on Friday, February 16, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetey. Because he loved flowers so much, they will be gratefully appreciated.

DUNPHY, Leonard Gordon - Passed away suddenly at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Halifax, on Sunday, February 18, 2001, Leonard Dunphy, formerly of Holyrood and Monkstown, aged 53 years. Predeceased by his brother Patrick and sister Susan Cox. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughters Trudy and Tracy, son Terry, beloved grandchildren Gregory, Shyanna, Sydney, Emily and Patrick. Also leaving to mourn are his parents John and Effie Dunphy, brothers Maxwell (Sylvia), Wayne (Betty), Ross (Juanita) and Craig (Cathy); sisters Irene Frampton (Melvin) and Cynthia Cuff (Guy), nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, St. John's with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Monkstown.
February 22, 2001**

Elliott, Howard Ray
Passed peacefully away on February 11, 2001, at the Health Sciences Complex, St. John's, Howard Ray Elliott, age 71 years, of Newtown, Bonavista Bay. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his devoted wife of 50 years, Carrie (nee Andrews); two sons; Max (Dot) of Centreville, Paul (Jeannie) of Kingston, ON; two daughters; Sylvia Powers (Bob) and Cheryl Powers (Vic), both of St. John's; one brother, George (Simone) of Newman's Cove; one sister, Shirley Andrews (Walter) of Newtown; nine grandchildren; Sherry Parsons (Derek), Angela, Amanda, Melissa, Carrie, Kathryn, Lisa, Meghan, and Felix; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at 1 pm at the United Church, Newtown, with Rev. Lindburgh Barbour officiating and Mary Beth Barbour, Lorne and Roberta Bungay assisting. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Newtown. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Newfoundland Diabetes Association.

Gosse, Marion Fraser (nee Reid)
Passed peacefully away at her residence on Wednesday, February 7, 2001, Marion Fraser Gosse, in her 104th year. Predeceased by husband William and daughter Ellen. Leaving to mourn sons; Gerry and Baxter (Kay) of Timmons, Ontario; daughter Alice Keating of Cape Breton; special grandsons; Bill Rowe and Ernest Rowe; also a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nephews and niece; Stanley, Albert, Marion and Bernard; other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Family will be receiving visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Thursday; 10 am -1 2 noon Friday. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, February 9, 2001 at 2 pm from The Carnell Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service will take place at a later date at St. John United Church, New Harbour, with interment in the United Cemetery, New Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the St. John United Church Building Fund, New Harbour, T.B.

HARDY, James Francis - Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, on Sunday, February 18, 2001. James Francis Hardy, in his 83rd year. Leaving to mourn his wife of 49 years, Winnie; one daughter Sandra Pack (Herb), Gander; two grandsons: David and Spencer; two sisters: Madeline Hall (Andrew), Topsail, Phyllis Butler (Stan), Toronto; two brothers: Bert (Olive), Upper Gullies, Eric (Hettie), St. John's; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Tuesday. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at St. Michael's and All Angels Church. Interment to follow in St. Peter's Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
February 19, 2001**

KIELEY, Margaret (nee Bennett) - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, February 22, at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, in the presence of her loving family, Margaret Kieley, 87, of Holyrood. Predeceased by her husband Mike (1991) and her son Ray (1982). Leaving to mourn sons: John (Theresa), Pictou, N.S.; Robert (Angela), Fredericton, N.B.; Michael (Andrea), Toronto; daughters: Rita Dalton (George), Downsview, Ont.; Patricia Kean (Tony), Mt. Pearl; Bernadette Robinson (Kevin), Caledon East, Ont.; Mona Lee (Dave), St. John's; daughter-in-law Patricia Kieley, St. John's; sisters-in-law Mary Walsh, St. John's, and Bride Costello, Holyrood; 23 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood, from 7:00 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood, at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.
February 23, 2001**

LYDALL, Lieut. Col. Mary E. (R.), RN - Passed peacefully away at her home in Topsail on Thursday, February 1st, 2001 Lieut. Col. Mary E. Lydall, Administrator of the Salvation Army Grace General Hospital from 1964 to 1974. Left with fond and loving memories, Major Gladys Stringer (R.); sister-in-law Kay Lydall, Ottawa; nieces: Dianne Lydall, Ottawa, Sandra McTavish, Pickering, Ont.; nephews: Brian Lydall, Vancouver and Stephen Lydall, Ottawa; also many relatives and friends in Newfoundland and throughout Canada and the U.K. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday 2-9 p.m.; Monday from 10-12 noon. Funeral to take place on Monday, February 5th at 1 p.m. at The Salvation Army Citadel, Long Pond. Interment at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road, St. John's. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the S.P.C.A., The Salvation Army Band or Songsters, Long Pond.
February 02, 2001**

PARMITER, Miriam (May) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, February 24, 2001, Miriam May Parmiter, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn with many happy memories, her loving husband Edgar; one daughter, Beverly Gleeson; five sons, Randy and Bill, Alberta, Sean and Kenneth, Ontario, Gary, Bay Roberts; three step-sons, Will, Ed, and Jim; step-daughter, Donna; six grandchildren, Jennifer and Chris Davis, Beverly and Bryan Gleeson, Nicole and Zach Gleeson; one great-granddaughter, three sisters and four brothers and many nieces and nephews. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Sunday 2-9:30 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m, Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, February 27 at 2 p.m. at St. John The Evangelist Church, Topsail. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
"What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever."
February 25, 2001**

PETTEN, Dorothy - Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, February 12, 2001, Dorothy Petten, Kelligrews, aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband of 52 years Wallace; three sons: Wayne, Stephen and Derrick (Viola); two daughters: Dianne (Barry) and Dorothy (Ray); eight grandchildren: Jennifer, Chris, Tanya, Melissa, Michael, Trevor, Brian and Sheri-Lynn; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Lena Petten (Ike); special niece, Gail; also a large circle other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Thursday, February 15 at 12 noon at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
February 14, 2001**

PORTER, Elsie - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, February 19th, 2001, Elsie Porter, Foxtrap. Age 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Fred, 1985; son Nelson, 2000; daughter-in-law Etta, 2001. Leaving to mourn one daughter Beulah Morgan (Gordon), Seal Cove; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; one sister Sophie Bowring, Grand Falls-Windsor; one brother Clayton Kennedy, Port de Grave; a very special friend, Viola Regular; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Tuesday 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; Wednesday from 10-12 noon. Funeral Services on Wednesday, February 21st, at 2 p.m. from Faith Pentecostal Church, Foxtrap Access Rd. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Readers Hill, Long Pond. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
February 21, 2001**

POWER, J. Robert (Bob) - Passed peacefully away on Friday, February 9, 2001, surrounded by family at the palliative care unit of St. Clare's Mercy Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer, Bob Power of Paradise, age 66 years. Predeceased by parents Bren and Mabel (nee Chafe) Power and son Robert. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife, Estelle (nee Chafe); daughter Alice; son-in-law Wilson; precious grandchildren Ashley, Stephanie and Riley; sisters, Catherine Philpott, St. John's, and Rosalind (Wayne Smith), Clarenville; one brother Brendan (Janet), Clarenville; two brothers-in-law, John Chafe, Largo, Fla. and Ron Chafe, Ottawa, Ont.; sister-in-law Sr. Loretta Chafe, R.S.M., Goulds; many loving nieces and nephews and an extended circle of friends in St. John's and Grand Falls where he resided for 30 years of his life. Bob was a Past Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus in Grand Falls, 12 years as a leader in the Boy Scout movement, past vice-chairman of the R.C. School Board in Grand Falls. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, St. John's. Visitation Saturday 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. and Sunday2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Bob's life will take place on Monday, February 12, 2001 at St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street, at 11 a.m. One day of visitation to follow at Central Funeral Home in Grand Falls-Windsor. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery on Union Street in Grand Falls-Windsor. For any additional information please call the funeral homes at 722-2730 or 489-3880. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or the Palliative Care Unit of St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's.
February 11, 2001**

Reardon, Joseph Patrick Sr.
Passed peacefully away at the Halth Sciences Center on Saturday, February, 3, 2001, Joseph Reardon Sr. of Portugal Cove, aged 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Mary (nee Picco); son Joe and his wife Julie; beloved grandchildren; Kristian, Jamie, Ashley and J.R.. Also leaving to mourn brother John Reardon; sisters; Anne Tucker and Margaret Squires; special niece Gloria Reardon, other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Joseph's request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2001 at 11 am at Holy Rosary Church, Portugal Cove. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Carnell's Funeral Home. Donations in Joseph's memory my be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Ring, John S. (Jack)
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at St. Clare's Palliative Care Unit, age 79 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Joan and six children; Stephanie, John (Betty), Judy (Bob Corbett), Libby (Art Lawson), Tom (Louise) and Jane; ten grandchildren; Paul (Kas), Bobbie and Chris Corbett; Angela, Giselle and Alisha Ring; Roger and Michael Lawson; Derek and Shauna Ring; two great-grandsons; Jack and Cole Corbett; four sisters; Kay Howe, Geraldine Murphy, Marguerite Ross and Mary (Hubert) Meehan; six sisters-in-law; Carmel Descano, Patricia Bailey, Shirley Constantine, Rose Marie Harvey, Sr. Brenda Phelan, Anne Phelan-May; two brothers-in-law; Walter (Tubby) Collins and Walter Mills. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 12 noon, 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm.. Funeral Mass on Friday, February 16, 2001 at 9:30 am from the Basilica. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Clare's Palliative Care Unit.

SCOTT, Margaret Ruby - Passed peacefully away at Kelligrews on Friday, February 16, 2001, age 76 years. Left with fond and loving memories: sisters-in-law Jean Scott and Margaret Miller; a very special niece Rosalee Scott, and other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Also, left with special memories are the caregivers and residents of Bayview Heights Manor, Kelligrews. Resting in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Sunday 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral Service on Monday in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies at 2 p.m. Interment at Upper Gullies.
February 19, 2001**

SHEPPARD, Mary - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on February 6, 2001 in her 88th year, formerly of Bell Island. Leaving to mourn four children: Lloyd Sheppard (Patricia), Georgetown, Ont., Elsie Cole (George), St. John's, William Sheppard (Elizabeth), St. John's, Marilyn, St. John's; one sister Elizabeth Yetman, Brantford, Ont.; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren 1 great-great-grandchild; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home on Friday, February 9, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services on Saturday, February 10, 2001 from Carnell's Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island on Sunday, February 11, 2001 at 2:15 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Hoyles-Escasoni Foundation.
February 08, 2001**

Sullivan, Lillian (nee Howell)
Passed peacefully away on February 14, 2001 surrounded by family at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge, in her 93rd year. Predeceased by her husband Ernest in March 1976 and son David in 1998. Lovingly remembered by her children; Doris (Joe), Larry (Ronnie), Irene (Ray), Robert (Barbara), Gladys (Arthur); 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; many other relatives, the Lucas' (Barbara, whom she loved dearly, David and family), the Powell's (Galdys and Derm), Ern and Judy Lucas; and a large number of friends, the doctors, nurses and staff at the Glenbrook Lodge and the members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church who have taken excellent care of Lillian, the family has great respect and regard for all they have done. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-10 pm on Wednesday and from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm on Thursday. Funeral Service at 10 am on Friday, February 16, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ferryland. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

TAYLOR, Richard - Passed suddenly away at his home in Chamberlains on Tuesday, February 6, 2001, Richard Taylor, age 86 years. Predeceased by his wife Emma, 1989. Leaving to mourn five sons: Nelson (Marie), Alvin (Daphne), Wayne (Judy), Paul (Cathy), Nicholas (Marilyn); fifteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers and three sisters; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Friday. Funeral to take place on Friday, February 9 at 2 p.m. at St. John Evangelist Church, Topsail. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail.
"A kind and gentle man loved by all".
February 08, 2001
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WELLS, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Friday, February 23, 2001, Elizabeth Wells (Betty), Paradise, formerly of Harbour Main, age 58 years. Predeceased by her parents, George and Anna Murphy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Jack; three brothers: George (Joanne), Bill (Marilyn), Tom (Bonnie); three sisters: Eileen (Dick), Mary (Leo), Annette (Cal); sisters-in-law: Golda Rideout (Gary) and Audrey Tucker (Frank); brothers-in-law: Fred (Marilyn), Dave, and Dan (Mona); also nieces, nephews, and a close circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon. Funeral Mass on Monday, February 26, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Harbour Main. Flowers gratefully accepted.
February 24, 2001**

Whiteway, Arch
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, February 13, 2001, in his 60th year. Leaving to mourn with so many beautiful memories, his wife Barbara (Fordham); two daughters; Debbie Roche (Sean), Annette Whiteway; son Randy (Joy); two step-daughters; Paula MacDonald (Barry), Karen Arnold (Jamie); step-son Bryan Bennett; six loving grandchildren; Christopher, Dawn, Jennifer, Krista, Brandon and Paul; four loving sisters; Joan, Ruby, Joyce, Lorraine; four loving brothers; Bill, Abb, John, Herb; sister-in-law; Lorraine Ryall (Dave); special friends; Brenda and Jack, Cook and Art, Anna and Carvell, Jim and Louis and Wayne Morris; relatives and friends, especially the ones that loved him so dearly and all his friends at Ocean Pond Park. Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Peters and staff of I.C.U. at St. Clare's. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 8-10 pm Tuesday, 10 am - 10 pm Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 am -12 noon on Friday. Funeral Service 3 pm on Friday, February 16, 2001 at Cochrane Street United Church. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
"The special years will not return when you and I were together, With the love within my heart, you'll be with me forever."

WILSON, William Crawford - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on February 14, 2001, William Crawford Wilson, age 65 years. Predeceased by his sister Pauline Smith. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Betty; two sons: Steven and Perry; one daughter Kimberly; grandchildren: Ryan, Steven Jr., Adam, Nicholas, William, Ashley, Brittany and Jenna; brothers: John (Lynn), Gary (Shirley), Donald and Michael (Patricia); sisters: Lois Remick (Ernest), Patricia Colburn, Constance Carter and Sandra LaRocque (John); mother-in-law Mary Bishop; sisters-in-law: Madeline Sturge, Emma Crane and Marie Rixon (Jack); also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends throughout Canada and United States. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Friday, and 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Saturday. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17th, 2001 from Topsail United Church with interment at Topsail United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.
February 16, 2001**

 

 

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