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The Evening Telegram Obituaries
January 1989



BARRETT, Minnie Florence - Passed peacefully away at The Grace General Hospital December 30, 1988, Minnie Florence Bartlett of Spaniard's Bay, aged 92.  Predeceased by her husband Abram and son-in-law Edward Barrett.  Leaving to mourn two sons: Gordon and wife Gladys of Spaniard's Bay, Mason and wife Annie of Toronto; one daughter Susie of St. John's; one granddaughter Goldie (Mrs. Gerald Bradbury) Grand Falls; two great-grandchildren: Jeremy and Pamela; one sister-in-law Voilet Smith of Bishop's Cove; also a large circle of relatives and friends.  Funeral took place from Young's Funeral Home, Monday, January 2 to Holy Redeemer Church, Spaniard's Bay.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

BATTEN, Raymond - Passed peacefully away at Hindy's Boarding Home, Winterton on January 5, 1989 in his 79th year.  Leaving to mourn his wife Leah. Daughter, Gladys and husband Peter Catalano of Phoenix. Son, Bob and wife Nancy and grandson Gerald of Montreal.  Brother, Edwin and wife Mary of St. John's.  Also a large circle of family and friends.  Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton.  Funeral service on Sunday, January 8 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Winterton.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

BROWN, John F. - Passed peacefully away at Swamton, Vermont, U.S.A. on January 4, 1989, a former Newfoundland resident of Brigus Gullies, the late John F. Brown in his 70th year.  Leaving to mourn his loving wife Mary.  Two sons: Kevin and David.  Also one sister, Alice Mahoney of Colliers. One brother, Dan at Brigus. Three brothers: Martin, Bill and Fred at New York.  Also a large circle of relatives and friends.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

BUCK, Sister Kathleen - Passed peacefully away at St. Catherine's Nursing Unit, January 6, 1989.  Leaving behind besides the Sisters of Mercy, nieces: Mercedes and husband Gerald Coleman, Margaret Williams, Mary Cochrane and Lorraine Power;  nephews:  John Buck and wife Vera, Jim Power and wife Delores, Ed St. John and wife Mary,  Jim and Jack Kearney;  also a number of grandnieces and grandnephews and cousins.  Resting at the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, Military Road. Funeral mass at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Monday, January 9, at 9:30 a.m. Interment at the Sister's Plot, Belvedere Cemetery.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

FORAN, Anne Maud - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, January 5, 1989.  Predeceased by her brothers:  Edward B., James, Thomas and John.  Leaving to mourn five sisters:  Roseanna, (Mrs. Frank O'Brien); Mary, (Mrs. Richard Murphy); Patricia, (Mrs. Frank Roche) all of St. John's;  Alicia, (Mrs. Ches Ellis), Scarborough, Ontario and Joan, (Mrs. Frank Spilde), Seattle, Washington.  Also leaving to mourn several nieces and nephews, (special niece, Patricia Ann), (Mrs. Edward Quigley) and friends in New York and Toronto.  Resting at Caul's Funeral Home. Thursday, January 5, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., Friday, January 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Funeral mass at St. Patrick's Church, Saturday, January 7 at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

GREELEY, Shirley Edith - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Complex on January 5, 1989 after a lengthy illness, Shirley Edith Greeley (nee Higdon), aged 51 years. Leaving to mourn husband Grenville; daughters: Ruby Fern, Della Joy and fiance Paul Pendergast. Daughter, Muriel and husband Ken of Thunder Bay, Ontario; son, James and wife Paula. Son, Thomas and wife Allison of Windsor, Ontario; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; also leaving to mourn two sisters, three brothers, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7th, 1989 from the Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Harvesters.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

HARRIS, Julia - Passed peacefully away at the Grace General Hospital on January 2, 1989 formerly of Caplin Cove, aged 91 years. Leaving to mourn three sons: Hedley and wife Janet of Broad Cove, Walter John and wife Carrie, Fred and wife Betty, both of St. John's, N.B.; four daughters, Janet Badcock of Broad Cove, Edna Griffiths of Saint John, N.B., Pearl Cousens, St. John's, Maxine and husband Ernest Lockyer of Dildo, Trinity Bay, one brother Ambrose Young of Carbnear, 25 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Burial took place on January 4 at the U.C. Cemetery, Caplin Cove.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

HISCOCK, Allison - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, January 4, 1989, of Winterton, Trinity Bay. Aged 79. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Gladys; two sons: Norman and wife Jean, St. John's, and John, Mount Pearl; also daughter-in-law, Florence; three grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Funeral service at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Winterton, 2 p.m. Saturday, January 7th. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory to St. Luke's Anglican Church will be greatfully appreciated.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

HOLLETT, Duncan H. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbout Lodge Citizen's Home on Thursday, January 5, 1989, of Adam's Cove, aged 75 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Hazel; two sons: David and wife Bernice, Adam's Cove, Hector and wife Leona of Toronto, Ontario; three daughters: Mrs. Margaret Baggs, Adam's Cove, Marsha (Mrs. Benson Hudson), Toronto, Ontario and Dora, (Mrs. Berkley Bursey) St. John's; nine grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Jessie Crummey, Western Bay and Mrs. Margaret Hudson, Adam's Cove; two brothers: Jacob, Boston, Mass. and William, Inverness, Scotland, also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Western Bay until 1 p.m. Sunday, January 8th. Funeral to follow at 2 p.m. from The United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland Alzheimer's Society.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

KEATING, Ann (Tilley) - Died suddenly as a result of a traffic accident, December 31, 1988, aged 28 years. Leaving to mourn loving husband David. Two loving sons: Brian, age 5; Jeremy, age 2. Father and mother, Robert and Mary Tilley, St. John's (formerly of Elliston). Father and mother-in-law, Ralph and Eleanor Keating, Sterling, Ontario. Three sisters: Catherine and husband Rodney, St. John's; Patricia, Corner Brook; Susan, St. John's. Two brothers: Robert and wife Brenda, Sanikiluak, N.W.T.; Gregory and fiancee Wendy, Edmonton. A large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service was held Wednesday, January 4 in Sterling, Ontario.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

KENNEDY, Ambrose - Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Complex on January 6, 1989, age 86 of Upper Gullies.  Left with fond memories, special friend Edward and Kaye Dawe and family, with whom he resided.  Remains resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Kelligrews.  Funeral to take place on Saturday, January 7th at 2:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies.  Interment at Upper Gullies.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

LUNDRIGAN, Elizabeth (Hunter) - Passed away suddenly December 28, 1988, in Plains, Scotland, aged 63 years.  Leaving to mourn husband Edward, formerly of Upper Island Cove; four sons: John, David, Robert and Edward;  one daughter Brenda; eight grandchildren and a large circle of friends and relatives.  Funeral took place December 30, 1988 in Plains, Scotland.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

MCDONALD, Mary F. (nee Chafe) - Passed peacefully away in her 65th year after a lengthy illness on Thursday, January 5, 1989.  Predeceased by her husband Eugene and sister Rita Holden.  Left with fond and treasured memories her five sons and five daughters.  Henry (wife Betty); Eugene (wife Sandra); William (wife Eileen); Donald (wife Cynthia) and Keith.  Sheila (husband Don Butland);  Margaret (husband Albert Power); Ruth (husband Mike Wade); Karen (husband Frank Hearn); Sandra (husband Art Walsh) and fourteen loving grandchildren.  Leaving to mourn also three loving brothers: Rennie (Bernadine) Chafe; Lawrence (Minnie) Chafe, Jeffery Chafe and five sisters:  Rose (Bill) Stephenson; Stella (Luke) Bidgood; Bernice (Brendan) Clarke; Marion Cox; Gertrude (Patrick) Parsons as well as a large circle of relatives and friends.  Remains resting at St. Joseph's Church, St. Joseph's, Salmonier.  Funeral mass on Saturday, 3:00 p.m. January 7 and burial to take place 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 1989
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

OATES, William L. - Aged 70 years old of Bay Bulls.  Passed away suddenly at the Grace General Hospital on January 5, 1989.  Leaving to mourn his wife Irene.  Son, Billy and wife Barbara. Daughters: Cecelia and husband Andrew O'Driscoll; Peggy and husband Charlie O'Driscoll, all of Bay Bulls. Grandchildren: Andrew and wife Gloria; Tony and Christopher O'Driscoll; Karen and Keith Oates.  Great-grandchildren:  Andy and Chantelle O'Driscoll.  Special niece, Madonna Carey and husband Paddy.  Grand-nephew, Don at Witless Bay.  Brothers: Tom, Ron and Charlie at Fermeuse; Edmund in St. John's.  Sisters: Gert Divine at Renews; Marie Coady of Fermeuse; Dot Hurley of St. John's and Annie of Brooklyn. Remains resting at Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls.  Funeral from Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Bay Bulls, Saturday, January 7 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bay Bulls.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

PEDDLE, Grace - 17 Peddle's Lane, Corner Brook.  Passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 1989 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, in her 91st year.  She is predeceased by her husband James and one son Edward.  She is survived by her loving daughters:  Bernadine residing at Dunville, Placentia Bay, Sylvia and her husband Eric of Baie Verte; seven sons: Andrew and his wife Olive, Joshua, Clarence, Gerard, all residing at Corner Brook, Ambrose and his wife Bessie of St. John's, Les and his wife Lorraine of Tompkins; one daughter-in-law Martha, also a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.  The funeral service took place on Friday, January 6th, from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church in Corner Brook continued to the receiving vault at Mount Patricia Cemetery.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

PITCHER, Margaret Ann - Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness at the Interfaith Home, Carbonear on January 5, 1989, in her 92nd year.  Leaving to mourn two sons: Raymond and wife Jessie and Garfield and wife Sadie; four daughters: Nellie and husband Rex Parsons, Jessie and husband Raymond Hiscock, Marjorie and husband Allison Andrews and Vera and husband Reginald Lane;  also a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren;  and a large number of family and friends.  Funeral service at 1 p.m. from Trinity United Church, Winterton.  Remains resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winteron.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

REGULAR, H. Maude - Of Kenny's Park Apartments.  Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, January 6, 1989.  She leaves to mourn two sisters:  Millie and Florence and husband Malcolm at New Chelsea; two brothers:  Desmond and wife Annie at Chamberlains, Frank and wife Ruth at Toronto;  also a large circle of other relatives and friends.  Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road, until 10 p.m. on Sunday.  The funeral will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Heart's Content at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 10.  Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Heart's Content.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Heart's Content.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

TAYLOR, Henry W. - Passed away on December 31, after a long illness at the Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls, Henry W. Taylor of Moretons Hr., age 82 years.  Loving husband of Marjorie (nee Verge) at LeDrews Nursing Home, Summerford, N.D.B. and brother of Ginevra (Mrs. Chesley Chippett) Corner Brook, Hazel (Mrs. Ernest White) Twillingate, and Ralph S. of St. John's, Nfld. Gratefully remembered by relatives and friends, particularly Fishermen, through his Presidency of that Federation during its early years.  Interment services were held at the Anglican Church and Cemetery, Lewisporte on January 2.  In rememberance, a donation may be made to a Charity of your choice.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

WARREN, Martha - Passed peacefully away at the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia, Tuesday, January 3, 1989.  Mrs. Martha Warren in her 91st year.  Predeceased by her husband Charles in 1962, also sons Harry and Ernest.  Leaving to mourn her sad loss are four sons:  Norman and wife Barbara at Clarenville;  Raymond and wife Mary;  Wilson and wife Margaret; Charles and wife Marjorie at Chapel Arm.  Four daughters:  Lillias, (Mrs. Robert Reid), St. John's;  Agnes Smith, Chapel Arm;  Dorothy, (Mrs. Max Rowe), Chance Cove;  Nina, (Mrs. Reg Andrews), Dunville.  Daughter-in-law, Miriam Warren, Port Blandford.  Forty grandchildren, seventy great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  Two sisters-in-law:  Mrs. Sadie Newhook, Norman's Cove;  Mrs. Elizabeth Thorne at the Hoyles Home, St. John's.  Remains resting at the Anglican Church, Chapel Arm.  Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 6.  Interment at the Anglican Cemetery.  No flowers by request, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lions Manor Nursing Home or a charity of one's choice.  Forever loved and sadly missed.
(Date posted: 01/07/89)

WILLIAMS, Elizabeth H.
Passed peacefully away on Monday, January 2, 1989, Elizabeth H. Williams, aged 84 years, formerly of Forest Pond, Goulds. Predeceased by her husband John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two daughters Eileen and Florence (Mrs. Ches Goss) of St. John's; one son Alex and wife Betty of Goulds; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at the Carnell Funeral Chapel, freshwater Road. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 1989 at 2:30 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Goulds. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Goulds. flowers gratefully accepted or those wishing to do so may make a donation to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Goulds.



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