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The Telegram Obituaries
January 1999

 

 

ADAMS, Elizabeth (Betty) (nee Hawco) - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex in the presence of her family on Saturday, January 9, 1999, Elizabeth Adams, formerly of North Arm, Holyrood, in her 81st year. Predeceased by her husband Michael J. Adams (1991); father, Thomas Hawco (1949); mother Bertha Hawco (nee Trahey) (1970); son Bernie Adams (1960); grandson Richard (Rick) Adams (1990). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two daughters: Betty (Gerald) Aldred, Lakeland, Florida, Theresa (Edward) Rideout, Long Pond, Manuels; three sons: Michael (Betty) Adams, St. John's, Tom Adams, Scarborough, ON, William Adams, Kelligrews; two brothers: William (Genevieve) Hawco, Chapel's Cove, Bernard (Geraldine) Hawco, Chapel's Cove; eight sisters: Angela Quinlan, North Arm, Holyrood (late husband Leo, 1996), Bride (Robert) Brayford, Richmond, Virginia, Annie (Norm) Stier, Jacksonville, Florida, Gert (Pete) Vukas, Cota de Plaza, California, Florie Godfrey (late husband Tex, 1997), Orange Park, Florida, Mary (John) Essary, Portville, California, Madeline (Richard) Fleming, Mississippi, Tess (Larry) Walker, Scarborough, ON; five grandchildren: Kayla Rideout, Long Pond, Wanda Lee Adams, Holyrood, Sara Ryan, Kitchener, ON, Sean Ryan (girlfriend Dawn Hafey), St. John's and Jamie Ryan (Cathy), Kitchener; one sister-in-law Margaret Adams, Fogo Island; special friend Geralyn Adams; also the staff and residents of North 1 at the Hoyles Escasoni and the staff and residents of Comfort Manor, Holyrood; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 12 at 11 a.m. from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Holy Cross Church or a charity of one's choice.
"Mom, those we love remain with us, for love itself lives on, cherished memories never fade because a loved one is gone, those we love can never be more than a thought away as long as there is a memory. Mom, you will live on in our hearts." Rest in Peace, Amen.
January 11, 1999

ADE, Madeline (nee Mooney) - of Long Pond-Manuels. Passed peacefully into eternal rest January 16, 1999. Loving wife of Jim Ade. Devoted mother of son Jim (Louise) and daughters Elaine (Frank Petten), Gloria (Jim Bartlett), Catherine (Mel Strong), Brenda (Calvin Lear), Carolanne. Sisters Agnes Power (John), Bride Browne. Sisters-in-law Winnifred Rideout, Lucy Boggon, Angela O'Brien (Paddy), 21 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral mass from St. Thomas of Villa Nova, Manuels, January 19, 1999 at 11 a.m. No flowers by request, however, anyone wishing to make a donation may do so to the CNIB.
January 18, 1999

ALLEN, W. Maria - Aged 77 years. Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on January 10, 1999, at Victoria General Hospital, Victoria, B.C. Funeral Services, Wednesday, January 13, 1999, Victoria, B.C. Leaving to mourn: two daughters, four sons: June (husband Bob) North, Chamberlains, Selina (husband Rob) Church, Victoria, B.C., Derric (wife Anne) Allen, Victoria, B.C., Gary Allen, Mt. Pearl, Michael (wife Yvonne) Allen, St. John's, Craig Allen (fiancée Debbie), Victoria, B.C; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; also a large circle of friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a children's charity of ones choice.
January 13, 1999

ANDREWS, Thomas - Passed peacefully away at the Grace Hospital on Sunday, January 10, 1999, Thomas Andrews, Upper Gullies, age 84 years. He was a World War II Veteran, Forestry Division. Predeceased by son David, 1983. Leaving to mourn his wife Evelyn; son Garland (Judy); daughter Joyce Morgan (Ern); 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Jean Andrews; 2 step-sisters: Laura LeGrow (Ed), Mary Chafe (Joe); also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Wednesday. Funeral to take place Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at 2 p.m. at St. Peters Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society.
January 12, 1999

Baldwin, Edward James
Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre on Monday, January 25th, 1999, age 87 years. Predeceased by wife Muriel and son Albert. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Frances Strugnell; daughter-in-law Ruby Baldwin; three grandchildren; Jeffrey, Edward, Renee (Ian); two great-grandchildren; Heather and Jennifer; special friend Emily Sullivan; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting At Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation hours Monday from 7-10 pm; Tuesday from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm.. Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 27th, 1999 at 2 pm from All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove. Interment at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Pouch Cove.**

BARRY, Bride - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on January 19th, 1999, Bride Barry. Predeceased by her father, Abel Priddle; and her sister Janet Millie. Leaving to mourn her fiance Nelson Kennedy; son Jason; daughter Kimberley; mother Fern Priddle; sisters: Margaret Penney (Val), Mary Efford (Harold) and Kay Moores; brothers: Jack (Verlie), Bern (Cynthia) and Noel (Pam); also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd., Mt. Pearl after 8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service 11 a.m. on Friday, January 22nd, 1999 from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted.
January 20, 1999

BOONE, Isabelle - Passed suddenly away at her residence, Upper Gullies, on Thursday, January 21, 1999, Isabelle Boone (nee Jordan), age 68. Leaving to mourn son Aloysius and wife Sandra, Kelligrews; one brother Basil; one sister Marilyn Sheppard (Rev); sister-in-law Eileen Jordan; one grandchild Stacey; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Saturday, January 23 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward's Church, Kelligrews. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Kelligrews.
January 22, 1999

BREEN, Patrick - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital on January 29, 1999, in the presence of his loving family after a courageous battle with Cancer, of Foxtrap, age 70 years. Predeceased by his son Patrick Jr., 1977. Leaving to mourn his wife Audrey of 45 years; daughters Schree (Wayne), Sheila; sons: Paul, Tom (Jos); grandchildren: Melissa, Natasha, Ashley, Jessica, Thomas, Patrick, Travis; three sisters: Katherine O'Keefe (Bill), Ann Murrin (Leo), Margaret; four brothers: Michael (Edna), John, William, Dennis; brother-in-law Malcolm Petten (Myrtle) and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Monday, February 1, 1999, at 10:30 a.m. St. Edward's Church, Kelligrews. Interment at R.C. Cemetery, Kelligrews. Special thanks to Dr. Gardnier, Dr. Carrigan, Dr. O'Brien and nurses and staff of 6th Floor East St. Clare's.
February 01, 1999

BUSH, Lillian C. (Lill) (Ezekiel) - Age 75 years. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, on Sunday, January 31, 1999, after a long battle with Cancer, Lillian Bush, formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by her mother, father and all brothers and sisters and her husband Frank in 1998. Leaving to mourn with fond memories son Frank Jr. (fiancee Linda Gosse); granddaughter Renee and her daughter Maggie; grandson Francis Joseph (Joey); sisters-in-law: Isabelle Ezekiel, Bell Island, Babe Ezekiel, Ontario. Also a large number of family and friends especially Mary Gosse, Marg Somerton and Jean Lahey; special niece Isabella Walsh; special nephew Neil Hamilton. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Monday and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 3, from Barrett's Chapel with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
February 01, 1999

CHAYTOR, Harvey - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, January 20, 1999, Harvey Chaytor, Chamberlains, age 79 years. Leaving to mourn one sister Frances Dawe (John); two brothers: Gordon (Tommy) and Robert; special friends: Bern and Louise Mercer, also nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Friday. Funeral to take place on Friday January 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Topsail. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail.
January 21, 1999

Coombs, Mary H.
Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Friday, January 8, 1999, aged 80 years, of Portugal Cove South. Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Catherine Coombs and brothers Daniel, Brendan and Ronald. Leaving to mourn one brother Leo (Doris) at Portugal Cove South; two sisters; Theresa (Mrs. Leo O'Neill) and Nora (Mrs. Thomas Hartery), Portugal Cove South; 23 nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Fahey's Funeral Home in Trepassey. Funeral on Monday, January 11, 1999 at 10 am from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Interment to follow at Holy Rosary Cemetey, Portugal Cove South. Special thanks to the staff and friends at Hoyles Escasoni Complex for their kindness and good care over the years.
You will always be remembered.**

DAVIS, Irene Mary - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, January 31, 1999 at Murphy's Shady Rest Lodge in St. Philip's, Mary Davis, age 61 years. Mary was born to Harold and Naomi (Squires) Davis on December 14, 1937 on Bell Island, Conception Bay. She grew up in a family of fourteen, including her mother and father. Early in life Mary had paralysis and never completely recovered, as a result she was dependent on family for some of the necessities of living. Mary never lacked attention and was dearly loved by her family and friends and all who knew her. With the death of her mother, Mary made a new home at Murphy's Shady Rest Lodge in St. Philip's where she found encouragement, compassion and love from Mrs. Murphy and staff and the many friends she made during her 25 years stay there. Mary was predeceased by her parents; two brothers Boyd and Lloyd. She will be loving remembered by sisters: Marie Davis, Jean (Bruce) Rockwell both of Fort MacMurray; Marjorie (Berny) Kolbman, Niagara Falls, NY; Patricia Mahoney, Caribou, Maine; Isabel (Michael) Gregorash, Neepawa, Manitoba and brothers: Rupert (Isabel), Eric (Linda) of Cambridge, Ontario; Carman, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Harold (Lynn), Halifax, NS; also, one aunt Ada Carrol, Bell Island; one uncle Leslie Davis, Cambridge, Ontario; numerous nephews and nieces, which were very special to Mary; also, a special "mom" Cavelle Murphy, her family, the staff and many friends at the Lodge. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Funeral Service will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, February 3, 1999 at 12:30 p.m. Mary's body will be taken to Bell Island where she will be laid to rest beside her mother and father at the Old Anglican Church Cemetery, Beach Hill.
February 02, 1999

Driscoll, Hazel (nee Churchill)
Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, January 26, 1999, age 88 years, surrounded by loving family. Predeceased by husband Ernest, 1973; sisters; Susie Greeley, Maria Hibbs; brothers; Jim, Bill and Charlie Churchill. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, five sons; Hubert (Monya), Portugal Cove, Carlson (Sharon), St. John's, Ronald (Lottie), St. John's, Ernest (Geraldine), Portugal Cove and Douglas (Cathy), Portugal Cove; brothers; Ambrose (Flo) Churchill and Eldred (Joyce), Portugal Cove; sisters; Florie Mogan, Kelligrews, Janie Churchill, Portugal Cove; sister-in-law Hazel Churchill, Portugal Cove. Also leaving to mourn dearly cherished grandchildren; Ronald (Catherine) Driscoll, Vancouver, BC., Alex MacDarlane (Jennifer), Vancouver, BC., Byron Driscoll (Lorraine), Portugal Cove, Todd Driscoll (Kathy), Mount Pearl, Jacqueline Walbourne (Glen), St. John's, Sherri Driscoll (friend Wayne), Barry and Blaine Driscoll, Portugal Cove, Heather Driscoll, St. John's; also five great-grandchildren; Richard, Kyle, Taylor, Carissa and Garrett. She was also known to many as "Nanny Hazel". Also leaving to mourn daughter at heart Peg King and her family, Portugal Cove; special friends; Joyce Daniels, Mount Pearl (your wing) and Roger Greeley, Scarborough, ON, Elizabeth Mitchell; ladies card club, many other special nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Heartfelt thanks are expressed to the staff of 5NB of the Health Sciences Centre for the caring and compassionate attention given to our Mom. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 10 am - 10 pm Wednesday. Funeral Service to take place at Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove at 2 pm Thursday, January 28, 1999. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial United Church, Portugal Cove.
"Sadly missed but never Forgotten."**

EDWARDS, William - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, January 26, 1999, William Edwards of Long Pond, age 55. Leaving to mourn his wife Eileen, seven brothers & four sisters. Also management, staff & residents of Canning's Personal Care Home, Long Pond. Resting at James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Thursday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Thomas of Villa Nova, Manuels. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Topsail.
January 27, 1999

FAGAN, Reginald L. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Saturday, January 30, while surrounded by his loving family, Reginald L. Fagan, age 74 years. Leaving to mourn are his loving wife of 55 years, Gwendolyn (Morgan); six sons: Frank (Patricia), Wayne (Paula), Paul (Diane), Ralph (Rosalind), Perry (Gail), and Trevor (Sylvia), as well as six daughters: Barbara Porter (Wilson), Goldie Fagan (Raymond), Cindy Butler (Edward), Suzanne Taylor (Gary), Tina Hayward (Tom), and Nina Fagan. Also twenty-three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, three sisters, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home in Kelligrews, with visitation on Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00-4:00 p.m., and 7:00-9:00 p.m., as well as on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at All Saint's Church in Foxtrap on Tuesday, February 2, at 2:00 p.m., followed by interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Road, Foxtrap. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
February 01, 1999

FARRELL, Leonard P. - Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, January 23, 1999. Leonard P. Farrell, Goulds formerly of Kelligrews, age 74 years. Left with fond and loving memories two nephews Jerry and Trent Farrell. Two nieces Debbie Murphy and Danielle Morgan, sister-in-law June Farrell. Very special friends Margart Brennan with whom he resided and Bradley Howlett and Della Howlett, Goulds. Also other relatives and friends. Resting at James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation hours Sunday 2 p.m.-9 p.m., Monday 2 p.m.-9 p.m., funeral to take place on Tuesday, January 26, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward's Church, Kelligrews. Interment at the RC Cemetery, Kelligrews.
January 25, 1999

FITZGERALD, Phyllis M. (nee Foster) - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her family, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday, January 14th, 1999, Phyllis M. Fitzgerald, in her 85th year, of Seal Cove. Predeceased by her husband Frederick (Nov. 28, 1974) and her son, Paul (May 10, 1983). Left with fond memories are her sons: Frederick (Margie), St. Georges, Keith (Margie), Bay Roberts; her daughters: Patricia (Germain) Beriault, Montreal, Janet (Brendan) Power, Clarenville, Sharron (Richard) Selent, Kelligrews, Heather (Bob) Byrnes, Stephenville; 16 cherished grandchildren and 6 precious great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Alex, St. John's; and four sisters: Sheila Whalen, St. John's, Jean Menu, British Columbia, Stella (Dan) Hyder, North Carolina, Helen (Cyril) Crocker, St. John's; and one sister-in-law, Nellie Foster, St. John's; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Monday, January 18th following 11:00 a.m. Mass at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
"May her gentle soul rest in the peace of the risen Lord".
January 15, 1999

Guiney, Nellie (Sullivan) (Barron)
Passed away suddenly on Monday, January 4th, 1999, age 79 years of Renews. Predeceased by her husband Michael Sullivan in 1973; brothers; Peter Barron, in 1998 and Jack Barron; father, Bill Barron; mother, Frances Barron; and son-in-law Lucien Brassard in 1996. Leaving to mourn two sons; Patrick Sullivan (Betty), St. John’s, Peter Sullivan (Monique), Renews; one daughter Mary Brassard, Witless Bay; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several step-children; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Fahey’s Funeral Home, Fermeuse. Visiting hours on Wednesday, January 6th, 1999 from 10 am – 10 pm.. Funeral on Thursday, January 7th, 1999 at 11 am from Holy Apostles Church, Renews. Interment to follow at Holy Apostles Cemetery, Renews. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.**

HAINES, Sarah Ann (Annie - nee Taylor)- Passed peacefully away on Friday, January 15, 1999, Annie Haines of Kelligrews, aged 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Frank Haines, September 1969; her sons, Frankie, November 1977, James, June 1996; her daughter, Elizabeth Diamond, September 1991. Left to mourn with fond and cherished memories her family; sons Alfred (Yvonne), Reginald (Mary), Leslie (Margaret), Graham (Marion), Herbert (Margaret) and Ted; daughters Phyllis Warford (Charlie), Marguerite DeGruchy (Edwin), Marion Kennedy (Eldred), Ruby Fagan (Ern), Linda Peach (Edgar), Marilyn Hale (Jim); daughters-in-law Bernice Haines and Jeanette Haines; 38 grandchildren (special granddaughter Dianne Young); 28 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Laura Haines and special friend Margaret Greeley; numerous nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Kelligrews until 12 noon on Monday. Funeral service to take place Monday at 2 p.m., Jan. 18, 1999 from All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, Church Road. No flowers by request.
January 17, 1999

HAWCO, Melissa - Passed peacefully away on January 22, 1999 surrounded by her loving parents at the Janeway Hospital, age 14 years of Bell Island. Left with loving memories her parents Wayne and Elizabeth; five sisters: Sherry, Charleen, Nicole, Krista, Kayla; grandmothers: Margaret Hawco, Elizabeth Lahey; special godmother Monica Taplin; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Monday, January 25, 1999 at 11 a.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
January 24, 1999

HIBBS, Florence Phoebe - Passed peacefully away at Masonic Park Nursing Home on Saturday, January 9, 1999. Florence Phoebe Hibbs, in her 108th year. Predeceased by her husband Reginald (1972), son Clare (1996), grandson Robin (1998), great-granddaughter Catherine (1995), and son-in-law Harold (1997). Leaving to mourn one son John (wife Stella); daughter Lillian; daughter-in-law Ruby; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday; and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Tuesday. Funeral 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 1999 from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Topsail. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Fund or to Masonic Park Chapel Fund or a charity of one's choice.
January 11, 1999

Higdon, John Samuel
(WW11 Veteran)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre on Saturday, January 2nd, 1999, John Samuel Higdon, WW11 Veteran, 59th and 166 Regiment, of New Harbour in his 75th year. Leaving to mourn Hilda, his devoted wife of 51 years; daughter Elaine Hammond (Martin J.), St. John's, grandson Sean and granddaughter Lynn; son Lorne John (Audrey nee Thorne), Sarnia, ON, granddaughters; Cheryl and Sheila; three sisters; Jean Pollett (Roy), New Harbour, Leah Hedley (Ronald), Ashcroft, BC., Rita Cranford (Gerald), New Harbour; also lovingly remembered by nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Dildo with visiting hours Monday, January 4th, 1999,  1-5 pm and 7-10 pm.; Tuesday, January 5th, 1999, 10 am until time of Funeral. The Funeral Service will be held from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, New Harbour on Tuesday, January 5th, at 2 pm. Interment to follow at St. Augustine's Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Augustine's Anglican Church, New Harbour.**

KAVANAGH, Annabell (nee Bennett) - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on January 17, 1999, in her 87th year, formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by loving husband, Ronald, 1981; son Ronald (Jr.), 1980; great-granddaughter, Kelly, 1995; her parents: Oliver and Sophie; 7 brothers: Oliver, Arnold, Eric, Alfred, Lou, Lemoine, Art; 2 sisters: Marian, Margaret. She leaves to mourn one son Gerald (Mildred); 3 daughters: Lillian Crane (Harry), Yvonne Stone (George), all at Cambridge, Ont., Evelyn Costigan (Dick), Miss., Ont.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother Gord (Florrie), Georgetown, Ont.; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Friends will be received at Pendergast's Funeral Home on Monday, January 18, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday, January 19, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, January 20, 1999 at 2 p.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
January 19, 1999

KEARLEY, Charles Edward - Passed away suddenly after a courageous battle with cancer on January 13, 1999, at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, age 62. Leaving to mourn devoted wife Marie; daughters: Lynn Carbage (Louis), Debbie Molloy (Donovan), Colleen and Bonnie; much loved grandchildren: Leanna, Louis and Logan Carbage; mother Ada Boone; brothers and sisters: Jack Kearley (Marjorie), Bruce Boone (Debbie), Una Delaney (Ray), Marjorie Perreault, Iris Fewer (Ron), Renee Ranton (Jim), Peg Nicholl (Charles), Judy Bickford (Albert), Edward Boone (Vera), Cecil Boone (Violet), Woodrow Boone (Kay), Marjorie Saunders (Eric), Harold Boone, Donald Boone (Carol), Walter Boone (Leslie), Shirley Harris, Reginald Boone, May Patroni (John); and a large group of nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial service to be held on Saturday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lance Cove, Bell Island. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations to Oxfam or Save the Children's Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.
January 15, 1999

Lawlor, Edward J. (Ned)
Passed peacefully away, after a brief illness, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, January 9, 1999, Edward J. Lawlor of Renews, WW11 Veteran Newfoundland Royal Artillery, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Gertrude (nee Stamp), son Joseph, sisters; Hannah Foley and Violet O’Toole at Renews; sisters-in-law Maureen Connolly (John), Gertrude Stamp and Margie Penney (Ed); brothers-in-law; Charlie Stamp (Elizabeth), Tommy (Mary); several nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Sunday, January 10, 1999 from 10 am – 10 pm.. Then resting at Fahey’s Funeral Home, Renews, Monday, January 11, 1999 from 10 am – 10 pm.. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, January 12, 1999 at 11 am from Holy Apostles Church, Renews. Interment a Renews Cemetery.**

LAWLOR, Vincent J. - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, January 10, 1999 at his residence. Vincent J. Lawlor, aged 68 years. Well known businessman and owner of Complete Tire, Airport Heights Drive. Predeceased by his aunt Ellen Ann Lawlor, 1992. Leaving to mourn his wife Rita (Lee); four sons: Chris (wife Laura), Sean (wife Adele), Glen (wife Debbie) and Greg (wife Sharon); one daughter Yvonne Burton (husband Tony); and their mother Agnes Lawlor; ten grandchildren: Jeffrey, Stephanie, Alyssa, Shane, Ashley, Nicole and Megan Lawlor, and Michael and twins Krysten and Kayla Burton; one sister Kathleen Wiesbrow; four step-children: Carmel Fitzpatrick (Dom), John Lee (Cindy), Anne Marie Lee (Bob) and Janet Chafe (John); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road after 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 1999 at Holy Family Church, Paradise. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St Thomas Line. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.
January 11, 1999

LEDREW, Ralph C. - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Kelligrews on Tuesday, January 19, 1999, Ralph C. LeDrew, age 91. Predeceased by his son Jim 1960. Leaving to mourn his wife of 63 years, Grace (Samson); son Ralph and wife Ruby; three grandchildren: Jim (Michelle), Terry (Gerri) and Susan (Rod); three great-grandchildren: Stephen, Sarah and Jonathon; also leaving to mourn three sisters: Florence Coates, Dora Andrews and Ella Greenslade; two sisters-in-law: Ruby LeDrew and Doris Campbell; special friend Sally Manuel and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 22nd at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CNIB.
January 20, 1999

LYONS, Allan Francis - Passed peacefully away, in the presence of his family, at the Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, January 5th, 1999, Allan Francis Lyons, in his 79th year, of Avondale. Predeceased by his first wife, Rose (Keating) in 1947. Left to mourn are his two daughters: Anita (Bob), Joan (Pat); his four sons: George (Lian), Francis (Myranda), Denis and their mother Marie, and Matthew and his mother Marion; also his grandchildren: Kim (Brian), Kelly, Karen, Michael and James; his one precious great-grandson Dillan; his four sisters: Marguerite (Dan), Mary, Katherine (Maurice) and Ann (Alex); his three brothers: James, Michael and Daniel; one sister-in-law Bertha; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Wednesday, January 6th from 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and on Thursday from 10-12 noon. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, January 7th at 1:00 p.m. from Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment will be in the family plot at Assumption Cemetery.
"May his soul rest in the peace of the risen Lord".
January 06, 1999

MCGRATH, John Patrick - Passed peacefully away in his sleep Sunday morning, January 31, 1999, at Power's Nursing Home, Holyrood, John McGrath, age 89 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Catherine (Whalen); two daughters: Mary Penney (John), Alyce Abbott (Austin); and two sons: Jerome (Bernice) and Joseph (Linda); fourteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Funeral Mass Tuesday, February 2, at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Colliers.
February 01, 1999

MURPHY, Hubert - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, January 15th, 1999, Hubert A. Murphy (well-known excavating contractor) aged 70 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Alma (Crawley); four sons, Gerald (Sharon), Wayne (Nancy), Clarence (Gail), Brian (Theresa); one daughter, Elizabeth (Ernie Sharpe); grandchildren Michael, Russell, Natelle, Steven, Nicholas, Stephanie, Meghan, Emily and Sarah Murphy, and Courtney and Lauren Sharpe; two brothers Nelson (Rose Marie) and Philip; four sisters, Molly Breen, Winnifred Parsons, Ellen Kennedy and Nora Pretty; special aunt Phine Steele; brother-in-law Brendan Crawley; sisters-in-law Anita Bartlett, Blanche Emmons (Larry), Marlene O'Brien (Kevin), Theresa Crawley. Also leaving to mourn are a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Rd., 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 8th, 1999 from Holy Family Church, Paradise. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail.
January 17, 1999

MURPHY, P. Myles - Passed away on January 1, 1999, P. Myles Murphy, age 59 years, of Crown Point, Indiana, USA, formerly of Bell Island and St. John's, NF. Predeceased by father Michael Murphy of Bell Island, Nf. Leaving to mourn his wife Rita (Moore) Murphy; two sons: Peter M. and Dan (Karen); two grandchildren Peter M. III and Kathleen of Crown Point, Indiana, USA. Also leaving to mourn his mother Ellen Murphy; brothers: Mike (Agnes), Dennis (Huguette), Pat (Eileen), Leonard (Lisa), and sister Sandra Lahey, all of Ontario, sister Margaret (Robert) McDonald of Nova Scotia, Canada; sisters-in-law: Hilda (George) Hussey, Margaret Babstock, Susan Davis and Marion Moore, all of St. John's, NF, Dorothy Specht of Minnesota, Gertrude Baird, Toronto and brother-in-law Robert (Margaret) Cox of Ontario, also leaving a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends both in Canada and the USA. Resting at Hirsch's West End Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, Illinois. Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, January 5, 1999 at St. James Parish followed by interment at St. James Cemetery, Sauk Village, Illinois. Donations in the memory of Myles may be made to a charity of one's choice.
January 09, 1999

MURPHY, Vincent P. - Passed peacefully away, after a lengthy illness, at his home on Bell Island, on Thursday, January 7, 1999, in his 88th year, Vincent P. Murphy. Predeceased by his wife Mae on June 8, 1986. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, son Jack (Anita) Murphy, Dunville; daughters: Janet Lewis, Oklahoma, Madonna (Gerald) Pumphrey, Middle Sackville, N.S., Lucina (Lorne Pynn) at home, Janie (Richard), Slowe, Mass; grandchildren: Gordon Lewis, Joanne Wilkinson, John and Ron Pumphrey and Kim Bishop, Carrie and Colleen Slowe; three great-grandchildren; two sisters: Jean Hunt and Marg Whelan; also his three special care givers: Bernice Luffman, Doris Noseworthy and Christine Quinlan. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home, Bell Island after 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 8. Funeral Mass on Monday, January 11, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's Church. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, Bell Island. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Centre, Bell Island.
January 09, 1999

Murray, Patrick Joseph
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 26, 1999 after a brief illness, P.J. Murray of Portugal Cove at 81 years of age. Leaving to mourn his wife Elsie; three sons; Patrick (Diane); Brian (Maryann); Michael (Susan); two daughters; Elsie (Keith) Titterton of Vancouver and Sheilagh; seven grandchildren; Nicole, Kathleen, Rebecca, Joshua, Evan, Timothy and Cameron. Also leaving to mourn, two sisters; Mary Drews of Kennebunk Port, Maine and Catherine Anderson of Ottawa, Ontario. He will be mourned as well by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Thursday and Friday. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Parish Church in Portugal Cove on Saturday, January 30, 1999 at 11 am.. Interment will be at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Portugal Cove. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lung Association of Newfoundland or the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.**

Perks, Sara Frances (nee Field)
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, January 9th, 1999, Sara Frances Perks (nee Field), aged 73 years. Predeceased by grandchildren William and Robin. Leaving to mourn husband William; five children; Thomas, Robert, Lorraine, Laurie, Willeen Kennedy (Robbie); five grandchildren; Jody, Dahon, Tommy, Sarah, Renee; sister Mary White, Belleville, Ontario; two sisters-in-law; Sheila Carnell and Loretta Gordon (William). Also leaving to mourn other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue 7:30 – 10 pm Sunday; and 10 am – 10 pm on Monday, Funeral 9:30 am on Tuesday, January 12th, 1999, from Barrett’s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Inurnment 10 am on Wednesday, January 13th, 1999 at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Iris Kirby House Children’s Program.**

Picco, David
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 19th, 1999 at the Hoyles Home, Dave Picco, aged 65 years. Leaving to mourn three sisters; Janet (Pete) Reardon, Mary (Joe) Reardon and Mildred (Eldred) Hobbs; one brother-in-law John Tucker; many nieces and nephews; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday, January 20th and 21st, 1999 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 22nd, 1999 at 2 pm from St. Philips Anglican Church. Interment to follow at St. Philips Anglican Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Philips Anglican Church.**

REID, David M. - Passed away at his residence after a brief illness on January 12, 1999, David Reid, Long Pond, age 56 years. Leaving to mourn wife Mabel; daughter Jeannette (Darrin); son Stephen (Nancy); grandchildren: Chelsea and William; brothers: Max (Pauline), Junior (Gina); sister-in-law Pat Laskey (Ralph); nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation will be 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral to take place Friday, January 15, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
January 14, 1999

SEYMOUR, Beatrix (Trix) nee Hutchings - Passed away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, January 28th, 1999. Aged 74 years. Leaving to celebrate her life are husband James; daughters: Judy (Robert Courage), Sue (Brad Manuel), Flora; and son John; grandchildren: Allison, Stephanie and Benjamin; sister Armorel Miller and brother George Hutchings (Joyce); sister-in-law Millicent Mifflin (Arthur); and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place, and at her request a celebration of her life will be held for family and friends from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 1999 at her daughter's resident, 79 Elizabeth Drive, Paradise. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home.
January 29, 1999

SHEA, Sarah Frances - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Sunday, January 24, 1999, Sarah Frances Shea of Marysvale, aged 78 years. Leaving to mourn four sisters: Alice Lynch, Christine Lundrigan and Gertrude Shea, Brooklyn, New York, Nellie Terry, Marysvale, Conception Bay; one brother Patrick, Witless Bay; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews; also other relatives and friends, especially Debbie Dunne, staff and friends at Dinn's Nursing Home, Witless Bay. Resting at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus after 7 p.m. on Monday. Time and place of funeral to be announced later.
January 25, 1999

SMITH, Irene Mary - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, January 6th, 1999, Irene Mary Smith, Kennedy's Riverside Manor, Holyrood, formerly of Avondale and Argentia. Predeceased by her brother James. Leaving to mourn two brothers: Joe (Violet), Avondale, Tom, Holyrood; two sisters: Ellen Brown (John), Avondale, Genevieve Keating (Dominic), St. John's; one sister-in-law Ellen Smith, Avondale; also a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral to take place on Friday, January 8th at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Avondale.
January 07, 1999

STONE, Cora Jean - Passed peacefully away at Allison's Manor, Long Pond on Sunday, January 10, 1999, Cora Jean Stone of Seal Cove. Age 68 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Malcolm; 5 sons: Denley (Beverly), Clarenville, Gordon, Seal Cove, Reg (Ann), Upper Gullies, Peter (Annette), Seal Cove, Vincent (fiancee Marie), Seal Cove; 2 daughters: Lillian Spearing (Michael), Seal Cove, Barbara Rumbolt (Lawrence), Marys Harbour; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Tuesday. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, January 12th at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
January 11, 1999

WANNAMAKER, Cecil - Passed peacefully away at the D.V.A. Pavillion on January 13, 1999, age 76 years. Formerly of Fort Stewart, Ont. Predeceased by his wife Mary (Dot) (1993); daughter Anna (1994); granddaughter Wendy (1989); son-in-law Rendell (1994). Leaving to mourn 4 daughters: Hazel Coady, Bell Island, Wendy Gonzales (Julian), France, Joyce Mar'n (John Paul), France, Margaret, Manitoba; two sons: Wesley (Linda), Ontario, Glen (Catherine), St. John's; two brothers: Lloyd, Charles; three sisters-in-law: Pauline Jordan, Marg Tulk, Nancy Maloughney; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; special friends Jim and Janet Hutchings, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral services on Saturday, January 16, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Cyprians Church. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island.
January 15, 1999

Williams, Willis Maxwell
Age 59, at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital , after suffering a heart attack at his home in Arnold's Cove. Willis began a 33 year teaching career in West Point, La Poile Bay, where he met and married Lydia McDermott. She predeceased him in April 1996. Willis dearly loved his cabin on Woody Island where he spent many a summer surrounded by his relatives in nearby cabins, where he always enjoyed company and having a good yarn. He is known for his wonderful sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and relatives and by Matida Lockyer, his friend and companion. Leaving to mourn his sudden passing, daughters; Debbie, husband Terry Harvey, C.B.S., Brenda, Victoria, British Columbia; his sister Mildred, Portugal Cove and Derrick; brother-in-law, Henry, wife Ruth, Ontario; dear friends; Eric Reid, Port-aux-Basques, Perce and Violet Taylor, Port-aux-Basques, Ricky and Stan, Don and Ralph Pardy, Wilson and Ann, Baxter, Barry, Kev, Wayne and families, all of whom her loved to see visiting. No flowers by request. Donations to Church Memorial Fund. Funeral to be held on Monday at 2 pm., at First United Church, Arnold's Cove.
Telegram Dated January 5, 1999**

 

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