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The Telegram Obituaries
ARNOTT, Lillian (nee Tilley) - Passed peacefully away in the presence
of her family on Thursday, July 5, 2001, at her home in Kelligrews, Lillian
Arnott, age 80 years. Predeceased by her husband Bert, 1979, daughter
Lorraine Coates, 1994, son Terry, 2000, granddaughter April Arnott, 2000. Leaving
to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Madonna Andrews (Murray), sons:
Clayton, Herbert (Jackie), David, Donald (Beverly) and Douglas; fourteen grandchildren:
Donnie, Rodney and Sherry Lynn, Terry, Shane and Wanda Lee, Herbie and Robbie,
Mark, Meghan and Melissa, Nicole and Christopher. Sisters: Rita Blundon and
Alice McKinnon. Also leaving to mourn special friend Murry Tilley and special
life long friend Dora Tilley. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral
Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Saturday, 10-12, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and
Sunday, 10-12 Noon. Funeral will take place on Sunday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m.
at All Saint's Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Church
Road, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the
Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice.
BATTEN, Emma (nee Atkins) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Center on July 6, 2001, in her 92nd year. Predeceased
by loving husband Nathaniel. Loving mother of four daughters: Doris Pepin (Ron),
Toronto, Laura, Toronto, Evelyn Skanes (Alfred) Cambridge, Ont., Elsie Frost,
Toronto; two sons: Douglas (Lorraine), Glenwood, Walter, St. John's. Three
sisters: Clara Clarke, Bell Island, Evelyn Rendell, Foxtrap, Winnie Neary (Gerald),
St. John's; one brother William Atkins, Ont.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Special friends Ned and Carrie Nash and family, as well as many other relatives
and friends. Resting at Pendergast Funeral Home. Funeral Services on Monday,
July 9, 2001 at 2 p.m. in St. Cyprian Church. Interment to follow in St. Boniface
Cemetery, Bell Island.
BENNETT, Stephen Henry - At the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday,
July 22, 2001, in his 86th year. He was born in Bell
Island, Newfoundland in 1915 and moved to Galt 58 years ago. Stephen is survived
by his loving wife of 62 years, Catherine, and is the beloved father of Doreen,
husband Ewart Wheeler, Stephen, wife Gabriele Bennett, both of Cambridge,
and Patrick, wife Susan Bennett, Brantford. Cherished Poppy to Gregory and
Sandy Wheeler, Geoff and Laura Wheeler, Rebecca Bennett and Jim Butler, Vanessa
and Manny Farias, Michael Bennett and Pam Finck, Chris and Sonia Bennett,
and Shannon Bennett. Beloved great-grandfather to Samantha and Crystal Wheeler,
Scott and Kaily Wheeler, Matthew and Hayden Farias. Survived by his sisters:
Mary, Cambridge and Jean, husband Fred Butler, Campbell River, B.C. Predeceased
by his parents Abraham and Maude Bennett; sister Virtue; and brothers: Oliver,
John and William. Friends will be received at Coutts & Son Funeral Home,
96 St. Andrew's St., Cambridge on Monday, July 23, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. and
Tuesday, July 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted
in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. followed
by cremation. Donations may be made to Trinity Anglican Church or the Cambridge
Memorial Hospital Foundation and would be appreciated by the family.
Bidgood, Ambrose, F.
Boland, Margaret (nee Mallard)
BROWN, William (Bill) Crocker, B. Eng. - (McGill)
1941 (Born St. John's, Newfoundland). Suddenly at home in Ottawa, Ontario on July
25, 2001, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Cherry (Maunder)
Brown and loving father of Allan (Kathy) of Toronto, Carol (John Stairs) of
Oakville, Don (Lorraine) of Ottawa and Ross (Toni) of Kanata. Devoted grandfather
of Matthew, Christopher, Lisa and Emily Stairs; Jeffrey, Jennifer and Andrew
Brown; and Victoria and Alexander Tothill-Brown. Survived by brothers Robert
(Doris) of St. Catharine's and Donald of Toronto, and sister Marion (Wilf Moore)
of St. Catharine's. Predeceased by his sister Margaret (Pushie) of St. John's.
Lovingly remembered by many relatives in Newfoundland, Ontario and the United
States. While still an Engineering student at Memorial University, Bill designed
such diverse items as the drainage systems, hangars and runways for Gander
Airport and the first refueling barge for Trans-Atlantic flying boats. Following
graduation from McGill, Bill enlisted as a Captain in the Canadian Army Signals
and supervised wartime design, production, and installation of badly needed
Radar in Canada and overseas. After the war, he continued his pioneering Radar
work with the National Research Council (M-50), where he later led expanded
research efforts into Infrared and Mammography, as well as early computers
and their applications (including computer-aided learning speech analysis,
and multi-media integration, especially the original touch-sensitive computer
terminal). Bill completed his long and distinguished career at NRC in 1978
but continued to serve on committees in support of computer-assisted learning
projects. Visitation will be at Hulse, Playfair, and McGarry Funeral Home,
St. Laurent Chapel, 1200 Ogilvie Road, on Sunday, July 29, from 2-4 p.m. and
7-9 p.m. Memorial service will be held at Rothwell United Church, 42 Sumac
Street, Gloucester, on Monday, July 30 at 2 p.m., with interment to follow
at Capital Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, In Memoriam donations to the
Heart and Stroke Foundation or Memorial University of St. John's, Newfoundland,
would be sincerely appreciated.
BUTLER, Rosanna - Passed peacefully away in Ontario on Saturday,
June 30, 2001 (formerly of Ireland's Eye), age 89 years. Predeceased
by husbands: Thomas Watton, 1967, Frederick Butler, 1988; children: Harold
Whitfield Watton, Lawrence Watton and Maurice Watton. Leaving to mourn sons:
Oliver Watton (Lillian), Reginald Watton (Angela); daughters: Bessie Ivany
(Gerald), Marie Corcoran (Hubert), Nellie Marcoux, Ruby Davidge (Bill); daughter-in-law
Frances; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. Resting at the James J.
Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, on Monday and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9:30
p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Service in All Saints Church
Foxtrap, 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2001. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery,
Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap.
July 28, 2001**
BUTT, Ethel - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy
Hospital on Friday, July 27, 2001, Ethel Butt (nee Brien) formerly
of Carbonear, aged 73 years. Predeceased by her husband Arthur on
December 12, 1999 and most recently by her brother Tom Brien on July
26, 2001. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Roger
(Patricia) and daughter Cynthia McNeil; beloved grandchildren Melissa
and Katelyn Butt, and Matthew and Sean McNeil. Also leaving to mourn
her brother Lloyd Brien, sisters Florence Reynolds (William) and
Doris Taylor (William); sisters-in-law Mary Brien, Doreen Brien and
Jean Pardy; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting
at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Monday, July
30, 2001 at 11 a.m. from Wesley United Church with interment to follow
at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations
in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Lung Association or
the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
DINN, Michelle M. - While vacationing in Toronto, passed
peacefully away at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children on Saturday,
July 7, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer, Michelle
Margaret Dinn of Paradise, aged 15 years. Predeceased by
her grandfather John Dinn. Beloved daughter of Gary and Margaret;
cherished sister of Christopher and Matthew and close friend to Stephanie
Courage. Also leaving to mourn are her grandparents: Tom and Ethel
Pitt and Joan (Dinn) and Ed Jamieson; also many aunts, uncles, cousins
and a large number of other relatives and special friends. At Michelle's
request, cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors
at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday and Wednesday
from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate Michelle's life
will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from Paradise
Elementary School. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Michelle's
memory may be made to the Candlelighter's Association of Newfoundland
and Labrador (Children's Cancer Support).
DRAKE, William Pius - Passed away in the presence of his
family at the Palliative Care Unit of St. Clare's Mercy Hospital
on Monday, July 16, 2001, William Pius Drake, in
his 66th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories
Eileen Hodder, St. Lawrence; David and wife Lydia, Chamberlains;
Patrick and wife Madeline, St. Lawrence; Thomas and wife Bibianna,
St. Lawrence; Michael, St. Lawrence and a large number of nieces
and nephews, and a very special niece and nephew Mabel and Douglas
MacPherson with whom he shared his life. Resting at the James J.
Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Tuesday 10
to 12 noon, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A special service to remember
William will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas
of Villa Nova Church, Manuels. Interment following at the R.C. Cemetery,
Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to
the Palliative Care Unit at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.
DROVER, Gordon - Passed peacefully away at Dr. Walter Templeman
Hospital, Bell Island, on July 28, 2001, age 74
years. Leaving to mourn six sons: Patrick, Gerald, Harold, Paul,
Walter, Jason; three daughters: Patricia, Gertrude, Kimberly; one
brother; one sister; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's
Funeral Home. Funeral Services to be conducted by the Salvation Army
on Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment in Salvation Army
Cemetery, Bell Island.
Evoy, Mary (nee Dillon)
FAHEY, Shirley Edna - Passed peacefully away, surrounded by
her family and friends, at Souris Hospital, Tuesday, July 24th,
2001, Shirley Edna Fahey, in her 52nd year, of
Souris and formerly of Bellevue, NF. Beloved wife of the late Patrick
Fahey. Leaving to mourn six sons and two daughters: Philip (Tanya),
Fortune, Edward (Karen), St. John's, NF, Dominic (Gladys), Patrick,
Michael, Christopher, Sarah (Ashley), who all reside in Souris, PE,
Elaine (Gary), Bellevue, NF. Survived by mother Phoebe Temple, Long
Cove, NF; also a special friend Hilbert Enslow of Souris, PE; three
sisters: Ellen and Anne (Thomas) of Bellevue, NF, Evelyn (Winston),
Norman's Cove, NF; six brothers: Frank, Ottawa, Gerald (Wendy), Montreal,
Felix (Cheryl), Bradford, ON, Ed (Karen), Petty Harbour, NF, Tom (Doreen)
and Michael (Gloria), Bellevue, NF. Also leaving to mourn eight grandchildren,
a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Resting at the
Dingwell Funeral Home, Souris. Funeral to be held Friday morning at
St. Mary's Church, Souris.
FOWLER, Josephine - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter
Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on July 5, 2001,
in her 98th year. Predeceased by husband Daniel (1983),
son Gerald (1993), daughter Teresa (2001). Leaving to mourn four daughters:
Mary O'Brien, St. John's, Margaret Strugnell, Paradise, Madeline Shea
(Patrick), Bell Island, Lucy Canakos (Nick), Toronto; four sons; Bernard
(Bernadette), Bell Island, John (Mary), Cambridge, Ont., Richard (Evelyn),
Bell Island, Dan (Barbara), Toronto; two sisters: Ester Linquest and
Rita Hamilton at Grand Falls-Windsor; two brothers: Theobald Beson,
Grand Falls-Windsor, Jim, Florida; special grandson Gerald Fowler and
wife Lorraine, Bell Island; special granddaughter Helen Strugnell,
husband George, Portugal Cove; good friend and neighbour Fred Spencer;
care workers Diane McCarthy and Linda Carroll, as well as many other
grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home, funeral mass on Monday, July
9, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment in Roman Catholic
Cemetery, Bell Island.
FRENCH, Adrian Charles James - Died suddenly in Miramachi City
West (Newcastle) NB three days before his 56th birthday,
formerly of Bell Island, Nfld. Left to celebrate his life are his wife
Trenda (Dutcher), Miramachi City, daughter Tena (Gerald) Mayo, Halifax,
N.S.; brothers: Harry (Florence), Portugal Cove, Neville (Joan), Miramachi
City; Gordon, St. John's; sisters: Marie (Cecil) Crane and Helen (Bruce),
Broomfield, Cambridge, Ont. and Tena (Bob) Brown, Pasadena, Nfld.,
Eleanor (Boyd) Brown, Gander, Hazel (Bill) Goffe, Carbonear and Margaret,
Bell Island. Father-in-law Arnold Dutcher, Miramachi City and other
relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Jack and Gertrude French
and mother-in-law Vera. Cremation was his wish. Private interment.
FRENCH, Raymond Walter - Passed peacefully away at home after
a short but courageous battle with Cancer, on Sunday, July
8, 2001, Raymond Walter French. Aged 54 years. Predeceased
by his two sons: Gary and Kirk; and father Walter French. Leaving to
mourn his friend and companion Cavell; two children: daughter Kim (Kevin);
and son David; precious granddaughter Abbey. Also leaving to mourn
his mother Clarice; three brothers: Howard (Linda), Douglas (Sharon),
and Rick (Philomena); five sisters: Patricia, Gwen (Roy), Eileen (Gordon),
Laura (John), and Beverly (Barry); and a large circle of family and
friends who loved him dearly. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081
Topsail Road, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; and from
10 a.m. - 12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service to be held at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11, 2001, from Holy Innocents, Anglican Church, Paradise.
Interment to follow at the Holy Innocents Cemetery, Paradise. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
GILL, Samuel - Passed peacefully away in his 85th year
at St. Clare's Hospital on July 27, 2001, Samuel Gill of
St. Luke's Home, St. John's. He was born on Pinchard's Island, Bonavista
Bay on February 16, 1916. Seventh son of the late James and Emily Gill.
Predeceased by his six brothers and one sister. Leaving to mourn his
loving wife of 60 years, Rebecca (nee Boland); four daughters, Annie
Dale (Wilson), Daphne Gill, Sharon Blandford (Glenn) and Jody Davis
(Troy); eight grandchildren, Clarke, Dana (Chris Holden), Nicholas,
Christian, Sara, Garrett, Taylor and Jesse; three great-grandchildren,
Zachary, Mackenzie and Emma; sisters-in-law, Beryl Gill, Celie Gill,
Myrtle Gill, Annie (Capt. Donald Winsor), Alma Tulk, Beryl (Clarence
Barefoot) and Sophie Boland; a large circle of other nieces, nephews,
family and friends as well as a wealth of precious memories. Resting
at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday and Sunday
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, July
30, 2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church with interment to
follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted
or donations may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Home.
GOOBIE, MACFARLANE - BOWERING, Cpl. Brenda Anne-
Cpl. Brenda MacFarlane-Bowering, 46, Paradise, Newfoundland,
passed away peacefully on July 1, 2001 at Williams
Point, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia. Born in Antigonish, she was
the daughter of Kathleen and the late Francis MacFarlane. Brenda
was a twenty-five year veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Her most recent posting was in St. John's, Newfoundland following
many postings in the province of Newfoundland. Brenda was the first
female member to be in command of a detachment in Newfoundland/Labrador.
She was an active member of her faith community, Holy Family Parish,
Paradise, Newfoundland. She was an active volunteer for the Canadian
Cancer Society. Besides her mother, she is survived by her loving
husband, Donald Bowering, Paradise, Newfoundland and step-children:
Renee, Ginette and Brad, all of Moncton, NB. She will also be missed
by father-in-law Heber Bowering Sr.; sister-in-law Daphne (Lorne)
Woodridge; brother-in-law Heber Bowering Jr. She is survived by sisters:
Janie (Bill) Teasdale, Williams Point, Bernice MacFarlane and Peggie
(Joe) MacLean, Dartmouth, Lynn MacFarlane (Bob Wakefield), Ottawa,
Beverly (Vince) Novak, Livingstone's Cove; brothers: Joe (Dianne)
and William (Ann), Williams Point, John A. (Roma), Dartmouth and
Ron (Claudia), Bedford. She also will be fondly remembered by many
nieces and nephews. Visitation 2-4, 7-10 p.m. Tuesday; 11:30 a.m.
- 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant
St., Antigonish, NS. Funeral 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at St. Ninian's
Cathedral, Antigonish, Rev. Ray Huntley officiating. Burial in St.
Ninian's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Antigonish
Senior Care Van, L'Arche Antigonish or the Canadian Cancer Society.
GREEN, Dr. Cloid - Passed away July 18, 2001,
age 80, after a lengthy illness in Bradenton, Florida. Leaving to mourn
with fond and loving memories, his wife Peg and six children: Patty,
Kathy (Bob Leech), Janet (Ray McFadden), John (Beth), Karl (Lynn) and
Mary (Kip Orcutt); fifteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He leaves behind many treasured friends in St. John's and colleagues
at Memorial University of Newfoundland Medical School. A Memorial Service
will be held in Bradenton, Florida on September 16, 2001.
GRIFFIN, Bridget - Passed peacefully away at her home in Colliers, July
9, 2001, Bridget Griffin, age 57 years. Predeceased by her
mother and father, Anna and James McGrath. Leaving to mourn her husband
James; her sisters: Margaret (Chuck), Shirley, Aggie (Rich), Edwina
(Maurice); brothers: Ronald (Geraldine) and Patrick; nieces: Roxanne,
Dawn Marie, Jackie and Vickie; nephews: Patrick, Sandy, Kenny, Gary
and Barry and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at
Conway's Funeral Home, Conception Harbour. Funeral Mass Friday, July
13th at 1:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Colliers.
Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
HEPDITCH, Felix - Passed away at St. Michael's Hospital in
Toronto on Thursday, July 26th, 2001 Felix Hepditch,
55, formerly of Clattice Harbour, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, following
a short illness. Predeceased by sister Mildred Benteau, 1978; mother
Lucy (Connors), 1986; and father Ted, 1999. He will be missed by nine
brothers and sisters: Marian (Ken Littlepage), Dartmouth, NS, Fergus,
Vancouver, Phyllis, Toronto, Jim, Southern Harbour, Placentia Bay,
Yvonne (Jim Cahill), St. John's, Bride (Francis Fennell), Redcliff,
Bonavista Bay, Geraldine, Vancouver, Evelyn, Southern Harbour and Eugene,
Hay River, NWT; fiancee Gail Evans, her son Michael and her family,
St. John's; stepmother Lucy (Hickey), Southern Harbour; brother-in-law
Mike Benteau, Halifax; nieces and nephews: Sean and Leah Littlepage,
Susan and Andy Cahill and Amanda and Melissa Smith; and many relatives
and friends in Toronto and Newfoundland. Transportation from Toronto
and funeral arrangements entrusted to Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant
Road, St. John's. Visitation time will be announced. Following a private
family service, interment will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery,
Topsail Road. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian
HIBBS, Cecil Leonard - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter
Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on Tuesday, July 3rd,
2001. Age 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Annie, 1989; son
Eric, 1993. Leaving to mourn five daughters: Rachael, St. John's, Linda
Spencer (Ralph), Bell Island, Joan, St. John's, Gloria Carbage (Patrick),
Bell Island, Diane, St. John's; nine sons: Cecil, James (Judy), Donald
(Eileen), Walter, Robert and Lorne, all at Bell Island, Wayne (Pauline),
St. John's, Clyde (Mae), George (Grace), both at Ontario; daughter-in-law
Marie Hibbs, St. John's; three brothers, three sisters; as well as
numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and
friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Service on Thursday,
July 5th, 2001 at 2 p.m. in St. Cyprian's Church. Interment
in St. Boniface Cemetery, Bell Island.
LAMOTHE, Josephine (nee Yetman) - Passed peacefully away at
Northern Lights Hospital, Ft. McMurray, Alberta on Wednesday,
July 25, 2001, after a valiant eleven month battle with cancer,
age 45 years. Josie was predeceased by her parents Leo and Imelda Yetman
and her brothers Matthew and Leo Jr. of St. Mary's. Left broken-hearted
to mourn with cherished memories of a wonderful, loving and generous
woman are: loving husband Yves, precious son Steven (age 7 years);
brothers Hugh (Elizabeth), St. Mary's, Edmund (Hilda), Trepassey, Karl,
Edmonton, and special brother Edgar (Caregivers Greg and Joanne Taylor)
St. John's; sisters Annette (Keith) Mooney, Ferryland, and Anastasia
(Gus) Pike, Goose Bay; father-in-law Lionel (Lise) Lamothe and brother-in-law
Sylvan of Quebec and sister-in-law Josée Lamothe, Ottawa; seven
nieces, four nephews and numerous relatives and friends in Newfoundland
and Alberta. Josie will be especially missed by her devoted and ever
vigilant friends Brenda Clarke, Sherry Lowdon and very special cousin
Aubrey Yetman in Ft. McMurray. Resting at Robert Anderson's Funeral
Home, Ft. McMurray. Funeral services from St. John's Church. Cremation
McCARTHY, M. Hilda - Passed peacefully away at Woodford's Golden
Care Home on Sunday, July 22nd, 2001 M. Hilda McCarthy,
formerly of St. Jacks, Fortune Bay. Age 87 years. Predeceased by her
husband Denis, 1984; sisters: Florence, Rita and Lillian; brothers:
Joseph and William. Leaving to mourn son John and wife Mary; grandchildren:
Denise and Pam; special friends: Josephine and Philip Woodford, Paul,
Diane and Candice Woodford; caregivers: Blanche, Marion, Maureen, Alice,
Annie Mae and Patsy; also a large circle of relatives and friends.
Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visiting hours on Monday
7-10 p.m.; Tuesday 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral notice
MORGAN, Phoebe - Passed peacefully away at her home in Seal
Cove, on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Phoebe Morgan,
aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Arch, 1988, son Eugene, 1981,
grandson Wade, 1963, daughter-in-law Pearl, 1994. Leaving to mourn
two sons: Reg (Marjorie); Lewis (Rachael); one daughter Eileen, with
whom she resided; daughter-in-law Evelyn; seventeen grandchildren,
twenty-four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren;
one niece Irene Fowler, Port de Grave; sister-in-law Reta Hill; brother-in-law
Joseph Morgan; special friends Frank, Shirley and Lamont Jones and
Olive Paul; also many other relatives and friends. Resting at the James
J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Thursday
and Friday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral to take place on Saturday,
July 28, 2001 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment
at Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies.
PARSONS, Muriel - Passed suddenly away at Dr. Walter Templeman
Hospital, Bell Island, on July 24, 2001, age 69 years.
Predeceased by husband Alex (1996). Left to mourn with loving memories,
two sons: Terry (Jackie), Bell Island, Wade (Roseanne), Portugal Cove;
special nieces: Esther Harvey, Rosalind Clarke; as well as many other
relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral
Services on Thursday, July 26, 2001, at 2 p.m. in St. Mary's Church,
Lance Cove, Bell Island. Cremation to follow.
PORTER, Cyril (Sid) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clares
Mercy Hospital, after a lengthy illness, on July 12th,
2001 (3 days short of his 82nd birthday). Predeceased
by sons: Cyril Jr., Donald and baby Gerard; brothers: Wilfred, George
and Edgar. Leaving to mourn wife of 59 years, Gladys and children:
Mary (Woodrow) Reid, Cora (Winston) Dodge, Rose (David) Ivany, Lily
(Pleman) Higdon, Mona (Rodger) Caines, Jerry (Kathy) Porter, Bob (Artlette)
Porter, Ken (Trudy) Porter. Also remembered and loved by 22 grandchildren
and 5 great-grandchildren; other family members include brothers: Stan
(Mae), Fred (Elaine) and sisters: Alma Kennedy and Major Lily Norman;
sister-in-law Dorothy Easton; as well as a large number of nephews,
nieces and other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey
Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visiting hours: Friday 2 p.m. -
9:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Funeral Notice later. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, CBS Corps,
or the Childrens Wish Foundation.
ROACH, Marilyn Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away in the presence
of her family on July 13, 2001. Predeceased by her
father Philip M. Roach in 1962. Leaving to mourn, her mother and best
friend, Elizabeth Roach; sisters, Diane Fitzgerald (Paul), Barbara
Manning (Jerry), Janet; brothers, Gary (Carolyn), Phil (Frances); special
nephew Paul; nephew Ryan; nieces, Leanne, Colleen, Erin, Hayley. Cremation
has taken place at Marilyn's request at Caul's Funeral Home. A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at 10 a.m. from Mary
Queen of the World Church, Topsail Road. Inurnment to follow at Belvedere
Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy
RYAN, Melvin - Passed away July 14, 2001 in
BC, age 54, Melvin Ryan of Bell Island. Leaving to mourn his daughter
Tammy; 2 brothers: Mike and Bren; 4 sisters: Agnes, Mary (Ontario),
Marg, Joan. To be buried on Bell Island.
SHEA, Reverend Edward Michael - Passed very peacefully away
at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, July 20th,
2001, Rev. Edward Michael Shea in his 86th year
of Holyrood. Fr. Ed's first parish was in St. Brendan's, he moved to
Bay de Verde, and from there to Holyrood where he retired. He was predeceased
by his parents, Edward and Elizabeth (Hickey) Shea, and by his sisters:
Masie, Ella and Sr. Helen Shea, and recently his sister Mildred Hearn
of Brigus. Left with fond memories are his dedicated housekeeper for
48 years, Betty Noonan, formerly of Bay de Verde, now retired in Holyrood;
his nephews: Jim (Linda) Hearn, St. John's, Joseph (Wanda) Hearn of
Stephenville, Edward (Grace Ann) Hearn of Labrador City; his niece,
Mary Hearn Hendela of Ottawa; his grand-nieces and grand-nephews: Malaka
and Tara Hendela, James and Matthew Hearn, Mikhaela and Natika Hearn,
Taryn and John Hearn; also a circle of other relatives and many special
friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on
Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and from 7-10 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-6 p.m.;
then Fr. Shea will be transferred to Holy Cross Church, Holyrood for
Evening Prayer and Vigil at 8 p.m. There will be visitation on Monday
from 9-12 noon at Holy Cross Church. Mass of Christian Burial will
be held on Monday, July 23, 2001 at 2 p.m. from Holy Cross Church.
Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. In lieu of flowers,
donations in his memory may be made to the Holy Cross Memorial /Restoration
Fund, c/o Holy Cross Church, Holyrood, NF, A0A 2R0.
SMITH, Edward Walter - Passed suddenly away at St. Clare's
Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, July 25, 2001, Edward Walter Smith (retired
Captain of St. John's Fire Department) of Manuels, aged 63 years. Predeceased
by his parents Edward and Violet Smith. Leaving to mourn son Kenneth
(Paulette); daughter Glenys, Ottawa; grandchildren Stephanie and Nicholas;
brothers William, Nova Scotia; Herbert (Helen), Manuels; sister Violet
Smith (Harry), Ontario; special friend Rex, as well as other relatives
and friends. Resting at The James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home,
Kelligrews. Visitation on Thursday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m., Friday
10 a.m. - 12 Noon. Funeral to take place on Friday, July 27, 2001 at
2 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at The Anglican Cemetery,
Dunn's Hill, Foxtrap.
"Memories are like threads of gold, they never tarnish or grow old. And when old times we do recall, that's when we'll miss you most of all."
July 24, 2001**
TILLER, Valda A. - Passed away at home on Tuesday, July 3,
2001, Valda Tiller. Leaving to mourn her beloved husband William
(Bill); two daughters: Lesley Smith (Alex), grandchildren: Megan, Kaitlyn
and Colin in Corner Brook, and Jennifer Harding (Dan) in Burlingame, California;
her loving parents: Gordon and Millicent Winter; her sister Linda Barrett
(David); her devoted nurse and friend Judy Cowan and many caring relatives
and friends. Visitation will be held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton
Avenue, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday; and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral
Service to be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001 from St. Thomas'
Anglican Church. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully
accepted or donations in Valda's memory may be made to a charity of one's
WADE, Richard Roland - Passed peacefully away at The Carbonear General
Hospital on Tuesday, July 17, 2001 Richard Wade of Marysvale,
aged 71 years. Predeceased by his daughter Belinda in 1973. Leaving to mourn
with fond and loving memories, his wife of 49 years, Margaret; six sons: David
(Denise), Kenneth (Bernadette), Vince (Martha), Roly, Barry (Florence), Leo;
three daughters: Geraldine (Jerome), Ann Marie (Derrick) and Margie; 14 grandchildren;
sister Helen, step-sisters: Delores and Stella, special step-sister Bernice;
also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Broughton's
Funeral Home, Brigus. Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, July 19, 2001
at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Snow's Church, Marysvale. Cremation to follow.
Visitation Hours: Tuesday: 7-10 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Thursday
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WALSH, Annie (nee Tobin) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of
her family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, June 30th,
2001, Annie Walsh, in her 93rd year, of Salmonier Line.
Predeceased by her parents Bridget and Edward Tobin; her husband William Walsh;
her son William Walsh; her daughter Theresa; and her special friend and brother-in-law
Michael Nolan. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Michael (Florence)
Walsh, Carbonear; one daughter-in-law Helen Walsh, London, Ontario; her four
grandsons, three granddaughters and ten great-grandchildren; also a circle
of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood.
Funeral will take place on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2001 following 11:00
a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will
be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations
in her memory may be made to the Holy Cross Memorial/Restoration Fund, c/o
Holy Cross Church, Holyrood, A0A 2R0.
WESTCOTT, Margaret (Rita) (nee Doyle) - Died suddenly on Sunday,
July 22, 2001, while on vacation in St. John's, Margaret (Rita)
Westcott. Predeceased by her husband Luke and son Frank. Leaving to mourn
her children: Shirley Barrington, Fran Martin (Pat), Elizabeth Westcott,
Lorraine Penney (Ray), Helen Coady (Charlie), Barbara Westrick (Mike), Anna
Bingle (Jack), Wallace (Carol), Luke (Joyce), Mary Kinny (Donnie), Joan Brown
(Danny), Rhonda Duarte (Rick); her sister Mary Goodridge; sisters-in-law:
Catherine Doyle, Amelia Hurrell; brother-in-law Jim Westcott (Mary); daughter-in-law
Mary Westcott; special family friend Mary Skinner; 45 grandchildren and 49
great-grandchildren; and her friends in Maynard, Mass., especially Gertie
and Sheila. Memorial Service at Caul's Funeral Home, Chapel, LeMarchant Road,
on Wednesday, July 25th at 8 p.m. Burial to take place at St.
Brigid's Parish in Maynard, Mass., on Friday, July 27th, 2001.
WHITE, Cluney Martin - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Center on Wednesday, July 04, 2001, Cluney White of Portugal
Cove, formerly of Greenspond, aged 66 years. Predeceased by his mother Jessie
White. Leaving to mourn his loving wife June (nee Harding); sons: Wade (Dot)
and Don (Donna); daughters: Delsie Denine (Aiden), Debbie Greeley (Doug) and
Cheryl Andrews (Bob). Beloved grandchildren: Christina, Amanda and Melissa
White, Mark, Cassandra and Bradley White, Christopher Denine, Nicole and Corey
Greeley, Sarah and Michelle Andrews. Also leaving to mourn his father E. George
White, Whitehorse, Yukon; brother George Jr. (Sandy), Whitehorse, Yukon; sisters:
Elsie Hynes (Edward), Ruby Starkes (Fred) and Janie Parsons (Eric), Whitehorse,
Yukon; brothers-in-law: Kelvin Harding (Daisy), Douglas Harding, British Columbia;
sister-in-law Linda Hennebury (Bob); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, until 12 noon Friday.
Funeral Service to take place on Friday, July 06, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from the
Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue, with interment to follow at the Salvation
Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in
his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel.
Whitten, Elizabeth Anne (Beth)
Whitten, Mary J. (nee Purcell)
WILLIAMS, Gerald - Passed away on July 10, 2001 Gerald Williams in
his 64th year, at St. John Medical Centre, Washington State, Kelso.
Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Ann Williams, Conception Hr.; two brothers:
Andrew, Nicholas. Leaving to mourn his wife Ella; one sister Betty (Clarence),
Conception Hr., 3 brothers: Gordon (Barbara), New Jersey, USA, Thomas, Ontario,
Larry, Toronto; 6 nephews and 4 nieces. He had a Military Memorial Service
from Colombus Funeral Chapel. Buried at William National Ette Cemetery.
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