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The Telegram Obituaries
February 1980



COURTNEY, Theresa (Murphy)
Passed peacefully away at the Hillview Lodge after a long illness, February 4th, Theresa Courtney (Murphy), age 86. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Maude (mrs. James Cummings) Montreal; Bessie (Mrs. Maxwell Collins) and Mary (Mrs. Luke Joyce) Goulds. One son Leo in Toronto. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral 10:30 am, Thursday, February 7th with a requiem mass. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.

Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on February 11, 1980 Roland Hoskins, 80 years. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Mrs. Velma Chafe in Mount Pearl, Mrs. winnifred Hoskins in St. John's and Mrs. Freda Hoskins in the U.S.A., also a number of nieces, nephews, and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. Funeral on Thursday at 11 a.m. from Barrett's Chapel. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road.

JANES, Stephen
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex February 9, 1980, Stephen Janes, aged 82 years (Royal Newfoundland Regiment, World War I). Leaving to mourn loving wife Winnifred; one daughter Mrs. Mary Chafe; three grandsons: Stephen, Danny and David; one granddaughter Collen and her husband Shane; one great-grandson Shane and a special friend Bill. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Patrick's Church for Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Passed peacefully away at the Grace General Hospital on February 20, 1980, ex head constable Edward William Russell of Roaches Line, aged 87 years. His wife Charlotte Elizabeth (nee Chafe) predeceased him by 8 years and 11 months to the day. Leaving to mourn one son Roy, Bramlee, Ont; two daughters: Lillian (Mrs. Douglas Tilley), Rexdale, Ont. and Mary (Mrs. Donald Cobb), St. Philips. One brother John C., Mt. Pearl and three sisters: Isabel (Mrs. William Thistle) Truro, Nova Scotia; Mary (Mrs. Thornton Best) Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Jess (Mrs. Alfred Marrs) Fairview, Halifax, Nova Scotia; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, alos a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach. Interment at St. George's Anglican Church, Brigus, Saturday, February 23rd at 3 p.m. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

WILLIAMS, Albert Joseph
Passed peacefully away on February 14th after a short illness at St. Clare's Mercey Hospital, Albert Joseph Williams, age 37, of Bay Bulls. Leaving to mourn his sad loss his mother Mary T. Williams; three sisters: Mercedes, Madonna and Ann Marie; two brothers: Cleary and Pius and a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls.

Passed peacefully away after a short illness while visiting her family at Columbia, South Carolina on Monday, February 4th 1980, Rita (Lee) in her 74th year, wife of the late Ernest Williams, Goulds. She leaves to mourn three daughters: Audrey (Mrs. Lorne Gilreath), Lorna (Mrs. Norman Auld), both of Columbia, South Carolina, and Clarice (Mrs. Albert Williams), Goulds: four sons: Harry, Eric, Hector of the Goulds, and Owen of Lexington, South Carolina; three sisters: Marion (Mrs. Harold Bishop) of the Goulds, Mildred (Mrs. Hamilton Chafe) of Petty Harbour, and Genevie (Mrs. Leslie Cook) of Chillwack, B.C.; three brothers: John H., Frank, Ronald Lee of Petty Harbour; one sister-in-law Mrs. Polly Osbourne of Salem, Mass.; 25 grandchildren. Also other relatives and friends. Funeral notice later. Arrangements made by Carnell's.



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