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The Telegram Obituaries
BOWDRING, Marie - Passed peacefully away on Monday, June 11,
2001 at the Leonard A. Miller Centre. Marie Bowdring.
Predeceased by four brothers: Malcolm, Will, Graham, Gus; three sisters:
Pearl, Minnie, Madeline; niece Joan and nephew Ed. Leaving to mourn son Paul,
daughter-in-law Glenda and granddaughter Julia; special friends: Viola, Lorraine,
Violet, Bernard; nieces: Carol Bowdring, Carol Bugden, Marjorie, Debbie and
Judy; four nephews: Graham, Bill, Fred, Gerry; caregivers: Angela and Olive;
and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home on Tuesday,
June 12, 7-9:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 13, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Funeral
Mass on Thursday, June 14 at Mary Queen of Peace Church 9:30 a.m. Interment
at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
CHURCHILL, George - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June
5, 2001, George Churchill, age 95 years, from Bell Island. Predeceased
by first wife Mary and son Fred. Leaving to mourn wife Mary; son Dan of Spaniard's
Bay; daughter Gertie of Cambridge, Ontario; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-seven
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a large number of step-children
of the Clements family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St.
Mary's Memorial Fund, Bell Island. Remains resting at Pendergast's Funeral
Home, Bell Island. Funeral service to be held on Friday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m.
from St. Mary's Church, Lance Cove, Bell Island.
CHURCHILL, Violet R. - Passed peacefully away at her home in Topsail
on Saturday, June 23, 2001, Violet R. Churchill (nee Somerton),
in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Ches; only son Bert;
brother Harold Somerton; sister Mary Morgan. Leaving to mourn: her daughter-in-law
Leona; grandson Chesley (Renee); four granddaughters: Arlene O'Brien (Aiden),
Dallas Hillier (Elvis), Cynthia (Chris White), Vivian (Deon Whitty); four great-grandchildren:
Jennifer, Jill, Jacqueline and Teddy O'Brien; special niece Eleanor Stokes;
as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting a Barrett's Funeral
Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-10 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
on Monday. The Funeral Service will be held at Topsail United Church at a time
to be announced later.
CLARKE, Kevin - Passed suddenly, but peacefully away at the Health
Sciences Centre on June 1, 2001, age 57 years, of Bell Island.
Sadly missed and forever cherished by his parents, Arthur and Ellen Clarke,
Bell Island. His wife of 37 years, Benita; four sons, Rusty (Heather), Bell
Island, Scott (Joanne), Portugal Cove, Sean, Ontario, Shane at home; daughters:
Charlotte, Ontario, Marjorie Hawco (Tony), Paradise, Sherry Sullivan (Tony),
Ontario, Karen Dwyer (Rick), Ontario, Tammy Craig (Paddy), Ontario, Jamie (Paul),
Ontario, April at home, Krista, Ontario. Six brothers, Bob (Tina), Bill (Patsy),
Gord (Margie), Rendell (Ros), Wayne (Lois), Butch (Tish). Five sisters, Elsie
Whalen (Walter), Glad Vokey (Ern), Marjorie Basha (Ken), Carol Dale (Rick),
Patsy Boone (Mel). Eleven grandchildren as well as many other relatives and
friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Service on Tuesday,
June 5, 2001, in St. Cyprian's Church at 11 a.m. Interment in the Anglican
Cemetery, Bell Island.
DELANEY, Fannie - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Center
on Monday, June 18th, 2001 Fannie Delaney of Foxtrap,
age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Andrew, 1995. Leaving to mourn two
daughters: Edna Hennessey (Bob), Susie Penney (Ray); six grandchildren: Sylvia
Spurrell (Eugene), Robert Hennessey (Liz), David Hennessey (Sandra), Dwayne
Hennessey, Raymond Penney (Tanya), Wendy Flynn (John); five great-grandchildren;
one brother Gilbert Butler (Marion); also other relatives and friends. Resting
at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place
on Thursday, June 21st at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap.
Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunne's Hill, Foxtrap.
DORAN, Martin - Passed away suddenly in Toronto, Martin G.
Doran in his 45th year, formerly of Holyrood. Predeceased
by his parents, William and Veronica Doran; brother William; nephews: Fabian
and Gerard Kennedy and Corey Doran. Leaving to mourn his loving son Martin,
Toronto; his brothers: Patrick, Fred, Jack (Rose), Joe (Patsy), Leo (Mary);
sisters: Mary Fewer (Lou), Kay Ghaney (Cyril), Pat O'Connell (John), Christine
Leonard (Anthony), Madonna Manning (Barry), Sylvia Doran (Edward); his aunts:
Mary Gorman, Margaret Doran, Nora Doran (Bill), Mary Myers; uncle John Doran
(Leona); many nieces, nephews and cousins, and also his many friends in Toronto.
Cremation has taken place. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood, on
Wednesday, June 6th, 2001 from 12 Noon - 10 p.m. Funeral will
take place on Thursday, June 7th, 2001 following 2:00 p.m. Mass
of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in
Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made
to a charity of one's choice.
DUNPHY, Donna L. (Pires) - Died tragically on June 3, 2001.
Leaving to mourn daughters: Meaghon and Hannah; mother Fern Pires; sisters:
Sandra Sarcinha and her family; also sister Margaret Pires, as well as other
relatives and friends. Donna lived in Rhode Island prior to moving to Labrador
and Newfoundland in 1975 where she had settled with her daughters. Donna was
an inspirational teacher at St. Peter's School where she was well loved by
her students, their families and staff, she will be greatly missed. Visitation
will be at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday,
June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Edward's Church, Kelligrews,
Thursday, June 7 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Hannah Dunphy Trust Fund, c/o The Royal Bank, P.O. Box 220, Kelligrews, Nfld.
FAHEY, Edward Patrick - (May 29, 1937 to June
11, 2001). Passed away suddenly on Monday, June 11, 2001.
Edward Patrick Fahey, aged 64 years. Predeceased by his parents,
Patrick and Pauline Fahey. Left with many happy memories are his wife Rosemary
(Kennedy); daughter Wynn Ann; sisters: Lorraine (Bill Lush) and Patsy Gaulton;
Rosemary's family: Alice Clare (John Abbott), Mike (Tess), Tom (Lorraine),
Frank (Tessie), Roberta Kennedy Gillespie, Betty Lou (Patrick Kennedy), Marilyn
Kennedy, and Cathy (Bill O'Keefe); special family friend Lisa Bishop; and
a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant
Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10
p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, June 14th, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. from
Mary Queen of Peace. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and
FLEMING, Angus - (Retired CBC employee). Passed peacefully away at
the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, June 8, 2001, Angus Francis Fleming in
his 65th year, of Holyrood, formerly of St. John's. Leaving to mourn
with fond and special memories are his wife Rosie; sister Margaret (Madge)
Steele; brothers Douglas, Gerard (Mary Genevieve); mother-in-law Rose Kennedy;
sisters-in-law Mary Margaret Fleming, Shirley Fleming, Stella Rose; brothers-in-law
Kevin Kennedy, Wilfred Kennedy (Margaret), Donnie Kennedy; numerous nieces,
nephews and special friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant
Road on Saturday from 12 noon-10 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.,
and then resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood, on Monday from 11 a.m.-10
p.m. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 following 11 a.m. Mass
of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in
Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully accepted.
FOWLER, Patrick J. (Paddy) - Died suddenly as the result of a tragic
accident on June 11, 2001, age 35 years, of Bell Island. Leaving
to mourn his parents, Henry and Ethel Fowler, Bell Island; daughter Patti Lynn,
Cambridge, Ontario; 16 brothers and sisters: Ray (Pat), Mississauga, Henry,
son Jason, Brantford, Bill (Eileen), Bell Island, Kev, Alberta, Gerald at home,
Sis (Lester), Bell Island, Mary (Wayne), Alberta, Shirl (Rick), Cambridge,
Val (Greg), Bell Island, Rick (Tina), Cambridge, Ontario, Brian (Marie), Bell
Island, Paul (Rhonda), Cambridge, Ontario, Noel (Angel), Bell Island, Shawn,
Bell Island, Brenda, Bell Island; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives
and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Friday,
June 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment to follow in
Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
KELLY, Lillian "Rosalind" (nee Brown) - Passed peacefully
away, in the presence of her family, at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Tuesday,
June 19th, 2001, Rosalind Kelly in her 83rd year,
of Holyrood (formerly of King's Cove, B.B.). Predeceased by her loving husband
Edward. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Gordon
(Debbie), Sandra (Frank) Walsh, Brian (Sheila), Patsy, Kevin, Paul (Jean);
her 12 grandchildren: Shawn, Trevor and Chad Kelly, Michelle, Melanie and Melissa
Walsh, Meagan and Brandon Kelly, Lindsay and Jonathan Hunt and their father,
Derek Hunt, Jason and Jeffrey Kelly and their mother, Gladys Morgan, her sister,
Olive Marshall, Agincourt, ON; also a large circle of other relatives and friends.
Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Thursday from 10-12,
2-4 and 7-10 and on Friday from 10-1:30. Funeral will take place on Friday,
June 22nd, 2001 following 2:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from
Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot in Holy Cross
Cemetery, Holyrood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick's
Mercy Home Foundation.
KEOUGH, Hilda (nee Bennett) - Passed peacefully away at the Health
Sciences Centre in the presence of her loving family on Saturday, June
16, 2001, Hilda Keough, in her 78th year, of Holyrood.
Predeceased by her husbands, Matthew Davis and Hubert Keough, her son William
Davis and daughter, Peggy Lewis. Left with many cherished memories are her
children, Patricia (Harry) Hamlyn, Holyrood, Elaine (Craig) Dobbin, Beachy
Cove, Maureen (Cyril) Beaton, Pitsfield, Mass., Terrence (Roberta) Keough,
Dartmouth, N.S.; her son-in-law Kevin Lewis, St. John's; her daughter-in-law
Jeanne Davis, Kingston, Ont.; her 19 grandchildren and her seven great-grandchildren;
her devoted brother, Frank (Betty) Bennett, Holyrood; her step-sister, Marjorie
Collins, St. John's; her sisters-in-law Ann (Arthur) Wakeling, Anita Davis,
all at Long Island, N.Y., Gertrude Keough, Bernice Keough, Sheila Keough, all
of St. John's, Irene (Paul) Penney, Ont.; her special friends Betty Crawley,
Marion Browne, Theresa Dahle, her special neighbours, and a large circle of
other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation
on Sunday and Monday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, June
19, 2001, following 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church,
Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
Flowers gratefully accepted or in lieu of flowers, donations in her memory
may be made to the Holy Cross Restoration/Memorial Fund, c/o Holy Cross Church,
Holyrood, A0A 2R0.
Knee, Lydia Chatfield (nee Elliott)
LAHEY, Raymond - Passed peacefully away on Friday, June 8th,
2001, in the presence of his family, at his home in Lance Cove,
Bell Island, Raymond Lahey, in his 72nd year.
Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife of 53 years, Ellen
(nee McLean); his five sons: Walter (Janet), St. Phillips, Syl (Marilyn),
Paul (Joan), Blair, all of Cambridge, ON, Sean, Bell Island; his two daughters:
Toni Taplin, Cambridge, ON and Andrea (Edward) Lawrence, Bell Island; his
17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; his brother Walter Lahey, Bell
Island; his four sisters: Florence Stone, Red Head Cove, Kathleen Power,
Gertrude Byrne, both of St. John's and Bride Bradley, Connecticut, U.S.A.;
his sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Lahey, Kitchuses, Agnes Lahey, Bell Island,
Matilda Lahey, Cambridge, ON, Madeline (Gerald) Mulcahy, Bay Bulls, Bernadette
(Roy), Yearwood, California; special niece Mary McLean, Bell Island; numerous
nieces, nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Special
thank you to the nursing staff of the 4th floor Health Sciences
Center and to Dr. Walter Tucker of Bell Island. Cremation has taken place.
Funeral will take place on Wednesday, June 13th, 2001 following
11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Bell
Island. Inurnment will be in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island. Funeral
arrangements entrusted to Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood.
MALONEY, Lucille - Passed peacefully away on June 19, 2001,
at St. Vincent's Guest House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born February 16,
1916, in Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Brocklehurst
and William Chisholm. She met her husband Walter Maloney in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,
and they lived in several areas of the United States and France before retiring
to Holyrood, Newfoundland. She will be remembered most for her gentle, friendly
personality and complete devotion to her family. She will be sadly missed by
her three sons: William (and wife Laura Finlayson), Halifax; James (and wife
Susan), Hartsville, South Carolina; and John (and wife Faith), Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil; her brother Russell Chisholm (and wife Phyllis), Greenville, Pennsylvania;
and her four beloved grandchildren: Kevin, Leanne, Katie and Jaimie Maloney.
She was predeceased by her husband Walter and her sister Florence Bortz (Chisholm).
A private family service will be held in Halifax, Snow's Funeral Home officiating,
with a Memorial service at a later date in Stoneboro, Pennsylvania. Her loving
family and friends will have wonderful memories forever.
MASON, William - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital
on Tuesday, June 19th, 2001, William Mason in his
79th year, of Avondale. Predeceased by his son Hubert; his grandson
Andrew Jr.; and his sister Elizabeth Hannifan. Left with fond and loving memories
are his devoted wife of 55 years, Winnifred (nee Flannigan); his six sons:
Andrew (Mercedes), Avondale, Kevin (Lucina), Brigus, Angus (Kay), Ft. McMurray,
AB, David (Anne), Brigus, Eugene (Sandra), Conception Hr., Leroy (Mary), Avondale;
his daughter Sheila (Owen) Hedd, Sydney, NS; 12 grandchildren: Teddy, Lucina,
Jamie, Tammy, Tracy, Shawn, Shelene, John, Michael, Tracey, Jeffrey and Jillian;
his 6 great-grandchildren: Calvin, Carter, Jessica, Tyler, Nicholas and Chantelle;
his two sisters: Evelyn Jine, Kelligrews, Theresa Anthony, Avondale; also a
large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home,
Holyrood. Visitation on Wednesday from 12 noon - 10 p.m. and on Thursday from
10 a.m. - 10 pm. Funeral will take place on Friday, June 22nd, 2001
following 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Assumption Church, Avondale.
Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery, Avondale. Flowers gratefully accepted
or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. "God
be with you till we meet again."
Oliver, Charles (Charlie)
PORTER, Eric Clayton - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Centre on Sunday, June 17, 2001, Eric Clayton Porter of Long
Pond, aged 80 years. Predeceased by daughter Emma, 1948, son Donald, 1990.
Leaving to mourn, with precious memories of 57 years, wife Harriett, daughters:
Daphne Rideout; Phyllis Table (Rob); Lillian Murphy (Leonard); Barbara Petten;
Marilyn Porter, at home; Gladys Dawe (William); son Clayton Porter (Vera);
daughter-in-law Sylvia Porter; twenty-seven grandchildren; forty-nine great-grandchildren
and one great-great-grandchild. Resting at The James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral
Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, June 20 at 2 p.m. at
The Salvation Army Citadel, Long Pond. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery,
Reader's Hill. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to The
Salvation Army Band.
PORTER, Evelyn Marie (Fagan) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's
Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, June 26, 2001, in the presence
of her family at the age of 55. Predeceased by son Edward; mother and father,
Annie and Jacob Fagan; brother, Edward; sisters: Annie and Baby Girl; three
brothers-in-law: John Albert Peach, Herb Barnes, and Ed Parsons. Leaving to
mourn one son, Raymond (Elizabeth); two daughters: Stephanie and Nancy; three
precious grandchildren: Jamie, Keith, and Jessica; three brothers: Robert (Margaret),
Israel (Edna), Roy (Rita); six sisters: Beatrice Reid (Wallace), Phyllis Hodder
(Ernest), Enid Noseworthy (Harvey), Una Peach, Daphne Barnes, and Shirley Parsons;
also a large number of nieces, nephews, and friends. Resting at the James J.
Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Friday,
June 29, at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican
Cemetery, Dunns Hill, Foxtrap.
POWER, Joseph (Jr.) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his
family at the Interfaith Citizens' Home, Carbonear on Friday, June
15, 2001, Joseph Power Jr., in his 51st year, of Harbour
Main. Predeceased by his mother, Rita, July 24, 1996 and his father Joseph
Sr., March 15, 2001. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted wife
Marie Elizabeth and his five step-children, his brothers and sisters: Rose
(Ron) Bryden, Halifax, Michael (Ann Marie), St. Catharine's, Ontario, Brian
(Madeline), Halifax, Clarence (Rosemary), Hr. Main, Rowena (George) Street,
South River, his 10 nieces and nephews, his aunts, Bride Glynn, Toronto, Madeline
Ronayne, St. John's, Cecilia Power, St. John's, Gertrude Power, Stephenville,
Nell Hickey, Hr. Main. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends,
including the staff and residents of Interfaith Citizens' Home. Resting at
Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral will take place on Monday, June 18,
2001 following 2 p.m. Mass from Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Hr. Main. Interment
will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Hr. Main.
REID, Laura Mary (Cole) - 1934 - 2001. On June 27, 2001 our
beloved "Mom" and "Grandma" peacefully
passed away, after a courageous battle, in Kamloops. Laura was born on July
10, 1934 in Bell Island, Nfld. Here she met and married her soul mate, Herbert.
Laura's life was dedicated to raising her seven children. She will be sadly
missed by her only daughter Susan (David) Vachon; her six sons: Herbert Jr.,
Gary (Beth), Powell River, Robert (Pauline), Cambridge, Ontario, Gerry (Jayne),
Jim, David (Petra), all of Pinantan Lake, B.C. Grandma will also be missed
by her 14 grandchildren: Sona, Jason, Shane, Shannon, Shaun, Rob, Jaime Lee,
Tiffany, Melissa, Desiree, Dawson, Stacy, Shelby and Samantha; as well as 7
great-grandchildren: Shawna, Colin, Shae-lynn, Austin, Adam, Braydon and Bobby.
Laura will also be dearly missed by her sisters: Jenny (Lou Bartlett), Barbara
Ann (Gord Bartlett) and Mary (Ray Snow), all of Cambridge; her brothers: Leo
Cole (Marie), St. John's, Nfld. and George Cole (Rita), Cambridge; sisters-in-law
Madonna Cole and Anna Cole, Cambridge, Patricia Cole, Brantford and brother-in-law
Tom Sullivan; also Lucien and Delores Daoust; numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws
and special friends. She is predeceased by her Love, Herbert; her parents Arthur
and Theresa Cole; brothers: Maxwell, Peter, Raymond and Nick Cole; sister Jean
Sullivan. Friends will be received at Kamloops Funeral Home, 285 Fortune Drive,
on Friday, June 29 at 1-3 p.m., 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 30 from 11 a.m.
- 12:30 p.m. followed by the Funeral Service at St. George's Anglican Church,
308 Royal Ave., at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Hillside Cemetery. Our
special Thanks to Graham Warden, Tiffany, Al and Susan Reid, ER Nurses (Sherri
and Julie) for your care and concern as well as family and friends for all
of their support. Kamloops Funeral Home, (250)554-2577.
WHELAN, Albert - Passed peacefully away in New Brunswick, Albert Whelan
Sr., aged 71 years. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., from
2 p.m. - 10 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16th,
2001 from Holy Family Church. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery,
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