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The Telegram Obituaries
Dicks, Mary Grace
FONTAINE - Passed peacefully away at Gander, Jan. 29, 1973, Edward Patrick Fontaine, age 67 years of 13 McKay St., formerly lighthouse keeper of Cape Bauld. Leaving to mourn his wife, Frances: one son Michael at Saint John, N.B.; two sisters Lillian in Winnipeg, Manitoba,and Valeda at St. Brendan's, Bonavista Bay; also a large number of relatives and friends. Remains are rested at Gander Funeral Home. Funeral was Thursday, Feb 1st, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Joseph's Church, Gander. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Canadisn Heart Foundation.
HOULIHAN - Passed away Jan 31 in her 80th year, Mary Catherine Houlihan, of Flatrock. Leaving to mourn their sad loss, one son Michael, one daughter Adelaide (Mrs. Don Hollinrake) of Ill. (U.S.A.), also 15 grandchildren, two brothers and one sister at Outer Cove. Remains were conveyed from Caul's Funeral Home to her late residence. Funeral Saturday to R.C. Church, Flatrock for Mass at 11:30 a.m.
McGrath, John Joseph
OSMOND - Mr. Hurbert George Osmond, a veteran of the First and Second World Wars passed peacefully away on Jan. 10, 1973 in his 78th year at the Notre Dame Memorial Hospital, Twillingate. Leaving to mourn his two sons Ralph and John both of Twillingate; brother Solomon residing at Windsor; also six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral was held on Jan 12th from the Salvation Army Citadel. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery.
PORTER - Passed peacefully away at the Senior Citizens Home, Clarke's Beach on January 23rd,1973, Mrs. Jessie Porter, of Church Rd., Long Pond in her 91st year. Leaving to mourn three sons Abraham; Fred and John; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and one great-grand-grandchild. Funeral took place from Butler's Funeral Home, Foxtrap on Jan. 25th to All Saints Church, Foxtrap, Interment at Foxtrap Anglican Cemetery.
SCEVIOUR - Passed peacefully away Friday, Jan. 26, 1973, at the Christopher Fisher Division on Western Memorial Hospital, Mrs. Violet Mae Sceviour, in her 67th year. Born at Greenspond, Bonavista Bay. She is survived by her husband, William; one daughter Gwendolyn (Mrs. Howard Hicks); and four grandchildren Wayne, Marilyn, Larry and Katherine Hicks. The funeral sevice was held Sunday, January 28th at Humber United Church of which she was a devoted member. Service was conducted by the minister Rev. Roger O. York. Interment in Mt. Patricia Cemetery.
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