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The Telegram Obituaries
February 1973



BYRNE - Passed peacefully away on Feb. 4th, 1973, William Joseph Byrne, in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn his sister Sister Benedict Marie at St.Stephen's Convent, Halifax, N.S.; also sister-in-law Mrs. Lillian Byrne at Manuels and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral on Wednesday from Caul's Funersl Home to St.Patrick's Church for Requiem Mass at 9:30 a.m.. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

CONNALLY - Passed peacefully away after a long illness on Friday, Feb 2, 1973, Jeffrey, age 7 years, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Demot Connally, 88 Ferryland Street, and the grandchild of Mrs. Florence Baker and Mrs. Nellie Connally. Also surviving are many aunts and uncles. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road from where the funeral will take place on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Interment in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

FUDGE - Passed away at Grace Hospital, Feb. 1, 1973 Jeremiah Fudge, of Burnt Islands. aged 48. Leaving ot mourn brother Henry. Remains conveyed from Caul's Funeral Home to his late residence. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Burnt Island, Burgeo.

GOSINE - Passed peacefully away Monday, Kathleen Gosine, wife of Harold Gosine, of Bell Island, age 56 years. Leaving to mourn two sons David and Gary; two daughters Sandra and Ann; two sisters Dell (Mrs. Alphonsus Hawco) and Helen (Mrs. John Neary). Remains resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral will take place from St. Michael's Church, Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m., Bell Island

HANCOCK - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Monday, Feb. 5th, 1973, Sally, beloved wife of John Hancock, age 44 years. Leaving to mourn besides her husband three sisters Ada (Mrs. Victor L. Butler) New Jersey; Reta (Mrs. Gordon Elliott)Jamestown; Mary (Mrs. Lloyd Stoodley) St. John's; seven nieces; three nephews, large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Carnell Funeral Home. Funeral notice later. R.I.P. Note: Reta, was the spelling listed in the paper.

KEATS - Passed away suddenly Saturday, Feb.3,1973, John G. Keats, age 63 years.Leaving to mourn his wife Annie Jane; two sons Rance and Chesley; daughter Patsy (Mrs.Jack Walsh) at St. John's; daughter Bernice (Mrs. Hayward Morgan) at Toronto; 12 grandchildren. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home. Interment at United Church Cemetery, Newman's Cove. No flowers by request. Donations may be sent to the Heart Foundation or Crippled Children's Fund.

KELLY - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Sunday, Feb. 4, 1973, Ellen Fanny Kelly, wife of the late James Kelly in her 79th year. Leaving to mourn three daughters Ellen (Mrs. Adelbert) Coneau, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Ester ( Mrs John  Oberson)Brooklyn, N.Y.; Elizabeth (Mrs. Robert James) St. John's; one son James, Pembroke, Ont.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters Catherine (Mrs. James Janes); Emily (Mrs. Andrew Coady) and Annie (Mrs. Peter Sears); one brother James White, New Jersey, U.S.A. and a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Caul's Funeral Home. Funeral notice later.

POWELL - Died suddenly as a result of an accident Feb. 2, 1973, aged 18, of 27 Maxwell Place. Leaving to mourn his mother and father (Mr. and Mrs. George Powell, Sr.); three sisters Rose (Mrs.R. Whitten) at Montreal; Sue (Mrs. Joseph Yetman) Oshawa; Marguerite (Mrs. Randy Pearcey) at St. John's; three brothers; George, Derm and Randy; Gustine Squires (girlfriend); a number of aunts, uncles and friends. Funeral on Monday from Caul's Funeral Home to St. Joseph's Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

REARDON - Passed peacefully away Feb. 1, 1973, Michael Reardon in his 87th year, of Portugal Cove. Leaving to mourn one brother John and one sister Marie of New Jersey, U.S.A. Remains resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Funeral on Saturday at 11:30 to the R.C. Church at Portugal Cove for requiem Mass at 12:30

SQUIRES - Passed peacefully  sway at Vancouver after a tragic motor accident, Frederick, son of the late Rose and Ben Squires. Leaving to mourn his wife; two daughters and one son, all of Vancouver; also sisters Alma Parrott, Olive Lewis both of St John's; Daphne Jacobs of Regina; one brother Ray at St. John, N.B.. Funeral notice later.
(No date given - it was listed on the same page as Gosine, Kelly, Keats, Bryne and Hancock 1973 Telegram)



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