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The Telegram Obituaries
June 2008

 

ABBOTT, Leonard – Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Monday, June 23, 2008, Leonard Abbott, age 82 years, formerly of Oderin, Placentia Bay and longtime employee of C.N.T. Predeceased by his wife Rita, brothers: Jack, William and Frank. Survived by his sister Gladys Angel and his nieces and nephews and his sisters-in-law: Kay Abbott, Angela Abbott, Adele Hunt and Rose Casey; as well as other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff of Chancellor Park for their care. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made to The Parkinson’s Foundation or to the Alzheimer’s Society in his memory.

ASH, Dorothy Jean (Heale) — It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved wife and mother in the presence of her family on June 14, 2008 at the Palliative Care Unit in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her daughter Sandra, brothers Jack and Harry Heale. Forever loved, remembered, and truly missed by her husband Hubert, son Wayne (Janet) daughter Dianne Penney (Darrell); grandchildren Amy, Haley (Kevin), Kristian (Lisa), Krista Thorne (Justin), Michael Burke (Charlene), Chelsea, Neil and Robyn Penney. Great-grandchildren Keeley and Rory Haley. Sister Jessie Young (Jim), brothers Bill Heale (Dorothy), Rex Heale. Sisters-in-law June Heale, June Rowsell (Don), Olive Gosse. Brother-in-law Eldon (Audrey). Numerous nieces and nephews, and a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place from St. Augustine ’s Anglican Church Westerland Road on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with interment at the Anglican cemetery on Kenmount Road . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the MS Society of Canada , Alzheimer Society, or a charity of one’s choice. The family would like to express special thanks to the nursing staff and doctors at the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller center. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

ASH, Muriel Diana – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, June 23, 2008, Muriel Diana Ash of Portland, aged 83 years. Predeceased by her husband Donald. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Maurice (Butch) and his wife Wanda of Portland; grandson Kirk (Amy) of Halifax , NS; sister Helen Warren (Sam), Ontario; brothers: Fred Bailey (Winnie) and Ben Bailey (Alma), both of George’s Brook; sister-in-law Joyce Bailey of Shoal Harbour and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Resting at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Brooklyn . Funeral service to take place on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Brooklyn with interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery, Brooklyn. Flowers gratefully accepted.

BABSTOCK, David Albert (June 9, 1952-June 6, 2008) — Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, David Albert Babstock, aged 55 years. Predeceased by his parents Lillian and Albert Babstock and sister June. Leaving to mourn his companion Cathy and her son Luke, daughter Tonia (fiancee Jared), son Dave (friend Leslie) and their mother Linda, daughter Amanda and her mother Karen, brothers: Robert (Shirley) and Paul; sisters: Barbara, Peggy, Sandra (Gerry), Ruth and Phyllis, and also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. As per David’s request cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in David’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

BAKER, Geraldine (Mercer) — Aged 60. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Health Sciences Centre on June 22, 2008 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by parents Frank and Geraldine Mercer and mother-in-law Marjorie Baker, infant sister Carol, and brother and sister-in-law Garland and Verletta Baker. Left to celebrate her life are her best friend and loving husband of 40 years, Chesley, son Scott (Ellen), and daughter Heidi Patey (Andrew). Sisters Emily Dyckson (Robert), Sylvia Thornhill (Cyril), and Lillian Crawford (Harry). Brothers Eric (Loretta), Austin (Ruby Ann)  and Howard (Carol). Sisters-in-law Ruth Baker, and Ella Button (Byron) and father-in-law Fred Baker (Grace Butterworth) as well as a large circle of family and friends. Visitation will take place at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue 7 to 9 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday. Funeral to take place from the Salvation Army Mount Pearl Citadel, 106 Ashford Drive on Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road . Donations gratefully accepted in her memory for the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. A special thanks to Drs. Norman, Lear and O’Brien as well as the nursing staff of both 5 South A and especially 4 North A. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

BARRETT, Robert Paul – March 7, 1950 - June 9, 2008. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, June 9th, 2008, after a long struggle with illness, Robert Barrett of Heart’s Delight, aged 58 years. Leaving to mourn with precious memories: his wife Shawna K. Barrett, six children, Dawn, Francie, Paul, Matthew, Andrew, Willis, and one grandson, Reid and brother, Michael (Anne). Robert is also lovingly remembered by niece and nephews, Andrea, Michael and Peter Barrett, as well as Aunt Hazel Lamont, cousins: Peggy (Lane) Bishop, Lisa Lane, William Taylor, Dan and Bob Crewe, Marie Lamont, Harold, Gerald and Walter Legge, his best friend, Furlin Piercey and Mike Palmer. Cremation has taken place. There will be visitation for family and friends at St. Matthew’s Church Hall Friday, June 13, 3-5 p.m. A memorial service will be held from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Heart’s Delight, Friday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren ’s Funeral Home, Dildo. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.warrensfuneralhome.ca
"And God will wipe out every tear from
their eye, and death will be no more,
neither will mourning nor out cry
nor pain be anymore, the former things
have passed away." (Revelations 21:4).

BENNETT, Julia Louise – Passed away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Julia Louise Bennett (nee Lynch). Predeceased by her husband, Thomas Bennett; her sister Theresa Malone; brother Pat Lynch; brothers-in-law: Dick Malone and Donny Fleming and special nephew Paul Malone. Leaving to mourn two sons: Richard “Bud Lynch” Malone and Larry “Gerard Lynch” Carey; one loving daughter-in-law Doreen Malone; three grandchildren: Chris Malone (Jasmine), Cynthia Malone (Sid) and Andy Malone (Michelle); one great-granddaughter Cailin Malone; special niece Peggy Baker (Dave); special nephews: Rick Malone (Linda), Tom Malone (Denise), Clyde Malone (Patricia), Randy Malone (Darlene); her sisters: Patsy Powell (Jim), Maureen Fleming, Mary Dwyer (Randy); brothers: Tom Lynch, Mick Lynch (Alberta) and Kevin Lynch; also a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. to  9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon , 2 p.m.   to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

BENSON, Dorothy Gertrude – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, June 15, 2008 , Dorothy Benson (nee Barnes), age 90 years. Predeceased by her husband Lloyd on May 28, 2008 and her brother Marvin. Leaving to mourn her son Gary (Sue) and daughter Pauline (Leslie) Tarrant; sisters: Nealie Williams, Sadie (William King), and Pauline (Sheridan Parsons); grandchildren: Andrew (Allison) Benson, Heather (Tim) Bergen , Peter (Juanita) Tarrant, David Tarrant, Marissa Benson and Garrett Benson; great-grandchildren: Ryan and Jack Benson and Owen Tarrant; extended family and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue, on Thursday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Funeral service from St. James United Church on Elizabeth Avenue on Friday, June 20, at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery . No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Sincere thanks are extended to the staff of Elizabeth Towers for their care and friendship during the past five years.

BISHOP, Mary Emma — Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on June 27, 2008, Mary Emma Bishop of Spaniard’s Bay in her 89th year. Predeceased by husband Harold L. Bishop (1998); parents Suzanna and Leonard Gosse; sisters: Gertrude (John) Smith, Bertha (Richard) Noseworthy, Cassie (Graham) Seymour; brothers: Richard (Rose) Gosse, John Gosse Reid (Ruth); brothers-in-law: John Bishop (Nellie), Edward Smith, Howard Andrews. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters: Bertha (Ray) Adams of Spaniard’s Bay; Janice (Randell) Drover of Upper Island Cove; sisters: Ethel (Otto) Clarke of Tilton; Mildred Andrews of Shearstown; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Grandaughters: Carol Ann (Todd) Crane; Lori (Brent) Mercer; Terri-Lynn (Gordie) Meadus; grandsons: Shawn ( Lorraine ) Drover; Robin (Charlene) Drover; great-grandchildren: Mackenzie and Madison Crane; Brianna, Reily and Darien Meadus; Noelle and Shelby Drover; Brandon and Abby Drover; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Young’s Funeral Home in Spaniard’s Bay. The funeral service will take place Monday at 2 p.m. June 30 at Holy Redeemer Church, Spaniard’s Bay with interment to follow at Maul Tree Hill Cemetery, Spaniard’s Bay. In her memory, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Redeemer Church or a charity of one’s choice.

BISHOP, Reg  – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in the presence of his loving family on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, age 76 years, of Upper Gullies. Predeceased by his wife Ina, 2007. Left with fond and loving memories his children: Bruce (Carolann), Alva (Hattie), Dale (Goldie), Mary Porter (Boyde), Ross (Deborah), Rennie (Cheryl), Keith (Judy), Jane Evans (Paul), Glen (Rhonda) and Tony; also survived by 12 grandchildren; brother Herb (Edith); sisters: Mary Harvey (Frank), Vera Clarke (Ron), and nieces and nephews, and other family and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 noon . Funeral service in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upper Gullies on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to St. Peter’s Church Accessibility Fund or a charity of one’s choice. To sign the guest registry or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

BLACKWOOD, Gertrude (June 27, 1924 - June 15, 2008) — Passed peacefully away at Lions Manor Nursing Home in Placentia, Gertrude Thelma Blackwood (Dearing) on Sunday, June 15, 2008. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons; Edward (Rosalind), of Sunnyside, and Peter (Anne), of Ottawa; grandchildren; Josh, Ashley, Heather and Charlie; sisters; Ina (Alf Sharpe) of Mount Pearl, and Geraldine Pennell of Carmanville. Predeceased by infant daughter and husband Albert, sister Bessie and brothers; Bram, Joe and Lloyd. Resting at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Sunnyside on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Then resting at Stacey’s Funeral Home, Carmanville on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2008   from the Salvation Army Citadel, Carmanville with interment to follow. Donations in her memory to the Salvation Army Citadel, Carmanville. Gertie ( Nan ) will be sadly missed by family, lifelong friends and new friends and staff of the Lions Manor where she resided for the last three years.

BLUNDON, John– Passed away after a brief illness at the Health Sciences on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, aged 86 years. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Sylvia of 57 years, one son David, one grandson Nicholas, two brothers Garland (Helen) and Fred (Ruby), with several nieces, nephews and a number of friends and relatives. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Thursday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers donations in John’s memory may be made to the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador or the Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book visit www.carnells.com

BOYLES, Gerald George – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, surrounded by his family on June 24, 2008, Gerald Boyles, aged 79 years. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Theresa Boyles. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend of 55 years, Marjorie; sons: Jerry (Elizabeth), Stephen (Janice), Glen (Susanne); daughters: Shirley (David Rendell), Dale; grandchildren: Jerry, Adam, Stephanie (Dave Manuel), Carla, Ashley, Cody, Stephen, Nathan, Amanda and Devon; great-grandchildren: Marcus and Miley; sisters: Doris (Late Thomas Tancock), Shirley (Late Weldon Lee), Audrey (Eric Ruby), Bernice (Winston Lee); sister-in-law Julia Ruby; brothers-in-law: Cyril Ruby and George Taylor (Mildred); as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the nurses, doctors and staff of the St. Clare’s Hospital. Special thanks to Rev. Keeping. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral service to take place from St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Goulds, Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Gerald’s memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign the online guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

BRADBURY, Tyler Paul – Passed away suddenly as a result of a tragic motor vehicle accident on Saturday, June 21, 2008, Tyler Paul Bradbury of Bay Roberts, aged 18 years. Predeceased by father, Bruce, grandparents, James Gushue and Roy Bradbury, uncle Paul Gushue, and cousins, Cory Bradbury, Clinton Chard, Sonya Fitzpatrick and Becky Laracey. Leaving to mourn his mother Carol Bradbury; brothers: Andrew and Conrad (Kylie); grandparents Julie Gushue and Margaret Bradbury; a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Tyler was a fun loving, free spirited young man who lived his short life to the fullest. He was a talented amateur artist and enjoyed his career as a fisherman and time with his many friends. Resting at Moore ’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Tuesday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Bay Roberts. Interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Coley’s Point. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

BRAZIL , Bruce – Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family, on June 24, 2008, Bruce Morgan Brazil, aged 74 years. Predeceased by his parents and father-in-law. Left with fond and loving memories wife Yvonne; daughter Tracy Wight (Paul); two sons: Dean (Carla) and Bruce Jr.; grandchildren: Dylan Wight, Morgan Brazil, Sara Brazil and Brittany Brazil; six sisters; two brothers; mother-in-law; nine sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Wednesday, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Friday, June 27th from Caul’s Chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations may be made in his memory to Daffodil Place .

BROCKERVILLE, Joan Margaret – September 23, 1932 - June 2, 2008. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s on Monday, June 2, 2008, Joan Margaret Brockerville of Lawn in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Adrian of Lawn, Terry of Shearstown, Gary (Marsha) of Coatsworth, ON, Bren (Debbie) of Kitchener, ON, Cyril (Nadena) of Torbay, Sonny (Daisy) of Lawn, Corey (Lisa) of Clarenville, and Mannie (Janet) of Waterloo, ON; daughter Violet (Dave) Moores of Mt. Pearl; special friend and daughter-in-law Carm Brockerville; sisters Gloria Edwards and Sheila Brockerville; brothers Pad (Anne) Flannigan and Cyril (Laura) Flannigan; twenty grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Julian, daughter Tammy, sisters Mary and Edna and brother David. Funeral Mass took place from Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Interment folowed at the R.C. Cemetery in Lawn. In Joan’s memory donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Society or Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn, or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.
“Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

BRODERICK, Kevin Ronald – Passed away peacefully after a brief illness in the presence of his family on Thursday, June 26, 2008, Kevin Broderick of Bay de Verde, age 85 years. He is predeceased by his wife Mary, and his son Jim and infant son Kevin. Left with a lifetime of loving memories are his children: Anne (Edwin) Noonan, Bay de Verde, Bill (Mary), Baie Verte, Pauline (Guy) Badcock, Paradise, Eileen (Fred) Blundon, Bay de Verde, Julie (Alby) Doyle, Bay de Verde, Paddy (Judy), Lloydminster, Sask., Gerard (Jackie), Bay de Verde, and D’Arcy (Annie), Torbay. Also left with great memories are his twenty-one grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and cousins in Bay de Verde and Saint John , New Brunswick. Kevin was born in Lower Island Cove in 1923 and he moved to Bay de Verde in 1931, where he fished with his father for many years. Kevin was a renowned fiddler having shared his love of music with his family and friends even up to his 85th birthday. Over the years Kevin learned thousands of tunes from the radio and passed them along to many of today's musicians including his children. Anybody who is anybody in the Irish music field has played many’s a tune alongside Kevin and enjoyed the hospitality of both Kevin and Mary at their home in Bay de Verde. Not only was Kevin a great fisherman, he was an accomplished carpenter, cooper and blacksmith and as one gentleman put it so aptly “Kevin Broderick is not only a walking Encyclopedia, a great carpenter, cooper and musician but he is a Gentleman’s Gentleman.” Resting at Hopkins Funeral Home, Old Perlican, Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 1 p.m. - 10 p.m., and Monday, June 30, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Parish of the Assumption, Bay de Verde, at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 30. Interment R.C. Cemetery, Bay de Verde.
My journey’s done, I’m going away
My song is sung, I must leave today
The home I love, from it I’ll stray
and I no more will be passing this way.

BROWN-PEDDLE, Winifred – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, Winifred Brown-Peddle of Musgravetown, aged 88 years. Predeceased by first husband Frank W. Brown in 1994 and second husband Leroy Peddle in 2007. Leaving to mourn son Allen Brown (Charlotte); daughters: Denise (Ingham Blundell) and Dildre (Hubert Lodge); daughter-in-law Ada Brown; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service at Islandview Citadel, Musgravetown on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Musgravetown. In her memory donations may be made to Senior Band, Islandview Citadel.

BRUSHETT, Emma Beryl (nee Darby), Burin Bay — June 7, 2008 — Shortly after her 82nd birthday at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, she answered the call to go to her heavenly home. Predeceased by husband, George H. Brushett, sisters Major Hannah Darby, Beatrice Fillier, and Lexie Noseworthy, and brother Major Enos Darby. Left to remember her beautiful smile, her unconditional love, and many happy and joyous occasions are daughters — Gladys Maye (Gerald) Marystown, Marlene Webber (Jim) Ottawa, Ont., Ena Newman (Gary) Trenton, Ont., and son, Allan (Dawn) Salt Pond; her grandchildren — Mark Brushett (Patricia), Steven Maye, Kristina Newman, Andrew Maye, Jason Newman, and Jennifer Brushett; her brother Morgan Darby (Effie), Collins Cove, and brother-in-law, Rene Fillier (Ellen), Clarke’s Beach, her life-long friend Violetta Hollett, Toronto, Ont., friends from the Marystown Retirement Home, co-workers from the old Burin Cottage Hospital and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Lt. Randy and Diane Kirby to officiate funeral service from Serenity Chapel on Monday, June 9, 2008 , at 2:30 p.m. with interment following at The Salvation Army Cemetery, Big Salmonier. Pallbearers are Allan Brushett, Steven Maye, Krista Newman, Andrew Maye, Jason Newman and Jennifer Brushett. Friends who wish to do so may donate to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre — CT Scanner Fund or The Salvation Army Burin Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin “WE CARE.” To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com
“She took in all the wonders of life,
wrapped them in a colourful package
and gave it to us. We'll miss you!”

BUCKLEY, Marion (nee Cantwell) – Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on June 26, 2008, Marion Buckley, aged 77 years. Predeceased by her parents Mary and William Cantwell, husband Raymond (Jack) and son John Buckley. Leaving to mourn two sons: Brian, Robert (Kimberley) Buckley; stepchildren: Betty, Kathy, Joan, Donna, Dale, and Robbie and their families; also grandchildren: Kelsey and Keisha; sisters: Mary Jamieson, Elizabeth Hubley, Kay Cranford, Irene Granger; brothers: Bill and Mike Cantwell and their families; special friends Rose Troyano, and Pat (Lucy) Fleming, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, June 30, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

BUDGELL, Randell Wade – Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, Wade Budgell of Winterton, age 47 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Audrey, Winterton; daughter Michelle (Stephen Bishop), Carbonear; two precious granddaughters: Morgan and Katie; mother Rowena Reid; four brothers: David Reid (Corina), Allon Reid (Denise), Bruce Reid (Renee) and Paul Reid; six sisters: Nina (Glen Ash), Rosemary (Ross Simone), Diane (Frank Newman), Betty (Bill Carter), Linda (Chris Hiscock) and Lori (Morley Harvey); mother-in-law Madge Pinhorn; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Resting at Green’s Funeral Home, Winterton on Thursday, June 5 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. A service of remembrance will take place at Green’s Funeral Home on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society or Daffodil Place . To sign the online memorial guest book please visit greensfuneralservices.ca

BURNAND, Marie (Darcy) – Passed peacefully away on June 6, 2008, in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Gordon; children: Simon (Maggie Kelly), Judy (Christopher Nottage), and Jane; and five adored grandchildren; also brothers Douglas, Joseph (A Christian Brother) and James, and many other relatives and friends. Marie attended the Sisters of Mercy Convent School and the Memorial University in St. John’s, and London University in England where she qualified as a clinical psychologist, and practised in this field for many years.
May she rest in peace.

BURT, Eugene, H.A. – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear husband and father, Eugene Burt of Labrador City on Wednesday, June 25, 2008, age 63. Predeceased by his parents William and Cecilia Burt, infant sister Bernice and father-in-law Garfield Boutcher. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Doreen and sons: William and Peter; brother Howard (Joan); aunt Edith Bray and special aunt Marge; mother-in-law Mabel Boutcher; brothers-in-law: Herman Boutcher (Maxine), Rene Boutcher (Glenda); sisters-in-law: Lillian George (Chesley), Minnie Boutcher (Jim), as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at United Church, Elliott’s Cove, Random Island where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 28 at 2 p.m. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.
“Love’s Last Gift, Remembrance
Family Caring For Family”

BUTLER, Winnie (nee Kennedy)– Passed away in the presence of her devoted daughters at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Thursday, June 5, 2008, Winnie Butler, of Foxtrap in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, her husband, Alex; son Robert (Tralee); daughters: Linda (Warren), Joyce (Edward); cherished grandchildren: Nicole, Glen (Jennifer), Robert, Scott and Jessica; precious great-grandchildren: Hayley, Hannah, Alexander and William; sisters: Esther Greenslade and Gladys Stanley; special niece, Marjorie Dawe; also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 10-12 noon. Funeral Service in All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap on Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one’s choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

BUTT, E. Jean – Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, June 23, 2008, E. Jean Butt of Perry’s Cove, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband Clarence; parents: Richard and Fannie; six brothers and four sisters. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Ursula (Freeman) King, Carbonear and Fannie (Robert) Slade, Salmon Cove; one son Walter (Joan), Pouch Cove; nine grandchildren: Winston, Randy (Leona), Derrick (Linda), Rick (Sharon), Baxter, Frank (Joeann), Wanda (Roland), Kerri (Joy) and Valetta (Kerri); fifteen great-grandchildren: Susan (Geoff), Michael, Kyle, Tammy, Sammy, Ricky, Brandon, Adam, Adrian, Jeremy, Tyler, Brandan, Nadine, Morgan and special great-grandson Ryan; great-great-grandson: Zachery; three sisters: Effie Ball and Louise (Daniel ‘Bud’) Evans, both of Ontario and Myrtle Nolan, Kelligrews; sister-in-law Jean Pardy, St. John’s; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL’S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET , CARBONEAR. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, June 26 at 2 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Perry’s Cove. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John’s. Visitation hours at Noel’s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon , 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel’s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

BUTT, Matilda (nee Stokes) – Passed away at Brookfield Hospital on Thursday, June 19, 2008, Matilda Butt (nee Stokes) age 86 years, of Lumsden. Predeceased by her husband Eric, brother Newman Stokes, sister Kate Gray. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons Melvin (Judy) and Ted (Elizabeth); daughters Eileen Gibbons (Larry) and Christine Gibbons (Andy), all of Lumsden; eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; sister Pearl Earle of Dartmouth, NS; sisters-in-law Mabel Stokes of Lumsden, Nina Roebotham (Howard) of Lumsden, Grace St. Jean (Bateese) of Vancouver; brother-in-law Fred Butt (Elizabeth) of St. John’s; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service to take place at Wesley United Church , Lumsden on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at The United Church Cemetery, Lumsden. Donations in her memory may be made to the Wesley United Church Cemetery Fund, Lumsden. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour . To sign our on-line guest book please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

BYRNE, Jack M.H.A. – Passed away on June 4, 2008, at the Health Sciences Centre, in the arms of his loving son, Matthew and wife, Bridget, while surrounded by family and friends. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Emily Byrne; brothers: Ken and Leo; mother and father-in-law Teresa and William Power. Leaving to mourn, wife Bridget; son Matthew; sisters: Eileen (Bob Codner), Maureen (Pat Glynn), Tish (Laura Wolfson); brothers: Doug (Helen), Jerry, Michael (Gen), David, Joseph, Ron (Anne); sister-in-law Brenda Byrne; brother-in-law Gerard Mahon; a number of aunts and uncles; brothers-in-law: Michael Power (Val), Bill Power (Patsy), Patrick Power (Diane), Jimmy Power (Joanne); sisters-in-law: Alice Power (Gary Schafer), Mary Deavey (Terry), Anne Power, Patricia Rose (Terry), Catherine Ryan (Gerard); nieces and nephews: Lisa, Susan, Glenn, Leanne, Melissa, Jonathan, Ken, Valerie, Adrienne, Emily, Katherine, Amy, Sherry, Mark, Robin, Chris, Hannah, John, Jason, Michael, David, Andrew, Stephen, Mark, Scott, Jason, Frank, Lori, Jessica, Shannon, Bradley, Bruce, Jamie, Adam, Julie and Victoria, as well as a large circle of friends. Visitation at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay , Friday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. , Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, June 9th at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church , Torbay. Cremation to follow. Burial Tuesday at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Outer Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery Fund.

CAIN, Eileen – Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on March 11, 2008, Eileen Cain of St. John’s (formerly of Spaniard’s Bay), 83 years of age. Auntie Eileen is predeceased by her parents Tom and Mary; brothers: Gerald, Jack, Joe and Tom; and sisters: Anne, Helen and Ursuline. She is survived by her brother Fred of Brockton, Massachusetts; sisters: Kathleen (Beresford) of St. John's and Margaret (Abajian) of Boise, Idaho; sisters-in-law: Marie (Cain) of Harbour Grace and Christine (Cain) of Toronto; as well as many nieces and nephews. Auntie Eileen will be especially missed by Kathleen’s children: Eileen (Young), Anne (Buckle), Frank, Phil, Jim and Gerry for whom she was a second mother and another grandmother to their children. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass to celebrate her life will take place on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent . In keeping with her wishes, she will be interred with her mother and father in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spaniard’s Bay. Our family would like to give special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Agnes Pratt Home for their loving care of Auntie Eileen during these past six years. It has meant the world to us. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

CAREY - Francis P. of Cape Broyle, retired Works, Services and Transportation employee, passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family after a brief illness at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, June 14, 2008. Leaving to mourn: his loving wife of 43 years, Lillian (nee Gregory); two sons: Rick (Brenda) - Corner Brook; Glen - St. John’s; two daughters: Pam Sullivan (Denis) - Clarenville; and Heather Shannahan (Mark) - Witless Bay; four special grandchildren: Vanessa and Stephanie Carey; Raylene Mackey; and Cameron Shannahan; one sister Rita Hagan; one brother Aiden Carey; six sisters-in-law (and card buddies): Nellie Jones (Peter), Shirley Kavanagh (Junior), Edna Jordan (Ed), Bernice Hayes (Jim), Goretta (Mary) Duggan (Kevin), and Dolores Sullivan (Lloyd); and one brother-in-law Eric Gregory (Carol Ann). Predeceased by his sisters Essie O’Keefe (Bernard) and Cecelia Hayes (Chris); and brothers Leo and Cecil. Also leaving to mourn a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Ryan’s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls, Monday and Tuesday 2 - 9 p.m. Funeral on Wednesday June 18 at Immaculate Conception Church, Cape Broyle, at 11 a.m.
“We may not put our thoughts in words as often as we should,
Or show how much we thought of you the way we really could,
But we hope you realized,
(And we think you always knew),
We’re very proud and glad to have had a dad like you.”

CARTER, (Strong) Ethel Catherine – Passed away peacefully at home in Lynden, ON, Ethel Catherine (Strong) Carter, formerly of Clarenville, NL. Predeceased by husband Clarence and parents, John and Eliza Strong; brother James; sister Hazel. Leaving to mourn son John (Susan); daughter Janice (late Bruce Murphy); grandchildren: James, Sean (Anna); great-grandchild Ivy; sisters: Rhoda (Ron Bartlett), Hamilton, ON, Jean (late Ralph Burden), Clarenville, NL, Phyllis (Obe Burt), Stephenville, NL, Evangeline (Earl Snelgrove), St. John’s, NL, Gerry (Richard Dionne), Gander, NL; nieces and nephews in Newfoundland, especially Linda, Clarenville, NL; special friends, Kim and Darrell, Greenspond, NL. A memorial service was held at Christ Church in Flamborough, ON, Saturday, 21st June. If desired, a donation to the charity of one’s choice may be made in Ethel’s memory. Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com     Cremation has taken place.
I feel the winds of God today

CLARKE, William (Bill)  – Passed peacefully away at Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, surrounded by his family on June 22, 2008, age 67 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 28 years Patsy; son Bob (Nancy); daughters Peggy Byrne, Denise (Greg Clarke), Lori (Courtney Davis), Marlene (James Campbell); stepdaughters Patsy (Brian Tremblett), Jackie Hawco (Alicia); fourteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters Bob (Tina), Gord (Margie), Wayne (Lois), Rendell (Rosalind), Butch (Jean), Margorie (Ken Basha), Elsie (Walter Whalen), Gladys Vokey, Carol (Rick  Dale), Patsy (Melvin Boone); also a large circle of family and friends. Funeral Mass will be held from St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Bell Island, on Thursday, June 26 at 3 p.m., followed by  Inurnment at Roman Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Daffodil Place.

COADY, Joseph Raymond — Passed away suddenly on Saturday June 28 in a motorcycle accident in Vancouver, Joseph Raymond Coady, age 26, of St. John’s . Predeceased by twin brother Andrew at birth, Poppy Coady and Nanny Shortall. Beloved son of Steve and Tish, and brother to Christina. Grandson of Betty Coady, Paddy and Florence Shortall. Also leaving to mourn uncles and aunts: Pat & Siobhan Coady, Paula & Denis Yon, Al Coady & Paula Azzuolo, Kim & Rob Whelan, Marilyn Shortall & Wayne Tilley, Ann Shortall, Michelle & Pat Dunn, Ian & Judy Shortall, David & Debbie Shortall, and Leslie Shortall; Cousins: Brook, Stephanie, Laurie, Steven, Michael, Peter, Joseph, Isabel, Patrick, Matthew, Jennifer, Jasmin, Jillian, Sidney, Jake, Dawson & Conor as well as a large circle of relatives. Joe will also be missed by his many, many friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation and funeral time to be announced. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Janeway Children’s Hospital. Please visit www.cauls.ca to sign the online memorial guestbook.
“Life must be lived as play” — Plato

COFFEY, Bartholomew – December 9th, 1916 - June 10th, 2008. Angels Cove/Denton, England. Passed away peacefully after a long fight with Parkinson's disease. A veteran of WW II, Bert served with the 59th Heavy Artillery Unit as a Master gunner, going ashore on Sword beach on D Day with the first wave of his regiment. He was predeceased by his siblings Ben, Alfred, Gertrude, James and Margaret. Left to mourn his sad passing, his wife Eileen; daughters: Diana (Stuart), Bernadette (Bernard) and his only grandchild Vicki (Mick). Brother Stephen (May), and his sister Ann (George). He was a much loved and cherished husband, father, grandfather, uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. The funeral will take place on Wednesday the 18th June at 12 noon and as per his wishes, a cremation is taking place.

COFFEY, Jeremiah — Passed peacefully away at his residence on June 19th, 2008, age 80 years. Leaving to mourn his partner Norah; children Geraldine, Lorraine, Sharon, Marlene, Valerie, Jerry, and their mother Madeline and his son John; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters: Morris, Paddy, Harold, Mary, Bride and Ann, as well as other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass on Monday, June 23rd, 2008 at 1 p.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

COFFEY, Theresa – Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family and friends at her home in St. Bride's, on Friday June 13th, 2008, Theresa Coffey (nee Dalton), age 53 years. Predeceased by her father David Dalton. She leaves to mourn her husband Donald; her mother Bridie Dalton; brother Gerald (Elaine); sisters: Anna (Bill), Angela (Clem), Imelda (Joe), Donnie (Mick); sister-in-law Lucy (Garry); father-in-law Maurice; nieces and nephews: Jamie (Sylivia), Priscilla (Chris), Ursula, Gianina, Brittany, Jonathon & Christopher; special great-nieces and nephews: Scarlett, David, Keira and Connor; special friends: Ellen & Joan, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Sacred Heart Church, St. Bride’s. Funeral Mass to take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday June 16, 2008 at Sacred Heart Church, St. Bride's. Arrangements entrusted to Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. You are welcome to visit and sign our online guest book @www.coombsfuneralhome.ca

CONWAY, Cecilia A. — Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre after a valiant battle with cancer on Sunday, June 8, 2008, Cecilia A. Conway, five days short of her 63rd birthday. Predeceased by her mother Nellie Conway (2007) and father James Conway (1965), brothers Peter (1965) and Jerome (1981). Leaving to mourn daughter Heather Pollock (Barry Lawlor), son Billy Pollock (Jane Noseworthy); four grandchildren Ricky, Kerri, Kayla and Michael. Sisters Elsie Pendergast (Mike – deceased), Evelyn Geary (Ambrose) and Agnes Lillquist ( Roy ); brothers John (Emma – deceased) and Myles (Marg). Numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Homecare worker and close friend Bride Young. Also her friends and co-workers at Mill Lane . Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Sunday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 12 noon from Caul’s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Daffodil Place.Please visit www.cauls.ca to sign the online memorial guestbook.

COOK, Annie Gertrude – Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Center on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, Annie Gertrude Cook, age 72 years. Predeceased by her sisters: Daisy and Beatrice. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 51 years Frank; her children: Elizabeth Beck (Gordon), Debbie Seary (Chris), Jim Cook (Sharon) and Terry Cook; grandchildren: James Beck (Jenny), Karen Beck (Jason Samson) and Amy Beck, Beth and Thomas Seary, T.J., Winston and Tiffany Cook; brothers: Walter Abbott (Myrtle), Arthur Abbott (Barb), Ambrose Abbott (Isobel) and Richard Abbott (Molly); sister-in-law Betty Chafe (Bruce); also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Saturday from 12 noon - 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held from Barrett’s Chapel on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Peter’s Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place or the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

COOK, Charles — Passed away at his residence on Friday, June 20, 2008. Charles Cook aged 76 years. Predeceased by his parents: Fred and Isabelle. Leaving to mourn his best friends: Mary and Bill Yetman with whom he resided for the past 12 years, and their family, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday from 10 to12 noon, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from Barrett’s Chapel on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers donations in Charles’ memory may be made to the Janeway Children’s Wish Foundation. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

COOMBS, Dorothy G. — Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 1, 2008, Dorothy G. Coombs of Riverhead, Harbour Grace, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband: Reginald; daughter: Mildred; sisters: Geraldine and Mildred; brother: John. Leaving to mourn, one daughter: Ann Coombs (Gerard Quinlan), Harbour Grace; five sons: Reginald Jr. (Beth), Goose Bay, Donald (Glenda), Harbour Grace, P.J. and David, both of Riverhead, Harbour Grace and John (Denise), Mount Pearl; eight grandchildren: Ryan, Brittany, Paige, Courtney, Aaron, Zachary, Megan and Lauren; sister-in-law: Alice Stamp; special friends: Peggy and Walt Whalen; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET , HARBOUR GRACE. Mass to take place on Tuesday, June 3 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Joseph 's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation or a charity of one's choice. Visitation hours at Noel’s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon , 2 - 5 p.m. , 7 - 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel’s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CORBETT, Joseph P. – Passed suddenly away at his home in the presence of his loving wife on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, Joseph Corbett, of Lakeview, aged 52 years. Left with loving memories are his devoted wife Betty (nee Fleming), his precious daughters: Melanie (Steve), Melissa (DJ); his loving parents Joseph and Mary, Holyrood; his sisters and brothers: Patricia (Keith Lear), Paul (Beverly), Francis (Debbie), Valerie and John (Julie); his special little Claire Bear; his many nieces, nephews and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. from Saints Peter & Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment will be in the R.C. Cemetery , Chapel’s Cove. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.
“Not lost to memory or to love, But safe in our Father’s home above.”

CORBETT, Lauren Mary — Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, June 12, 2008, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Lauren Corbett, aged 21 years. Left with precious memories are her parents: Diane Corbett, Frank Walsh; her foster parents: Judy and Will Hillier, and her sisters and brothers: Alana, Christina, Michael and Caleb; her grandparents: Mary Corbett, Nick and Elizabeth Walsh, and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m.- noon on Saturday. Funeral will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2008 from Saints Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment will be in the R.C. Cemetery , Chapel’s Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Janeway Foundation or to a charity of one’s choice. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.
“Lord we give you our littlest angel.”

Cornwell, Violet H. (Diley) – At the Prince County Hospital Summerside, P.E.I. on Tuesday June 3rd, 2008 of Violet H. (Diley) Cornwell of Summerside and formerly of Kensington and St. John’s Nfld. aged 81 years.  Born in St. John’s, Nfld., November 3, 1926, Daughter of the late Willis and Mary Ann (Best) Burke.  Wife of the late William (Bill) Cornwell. Mother of Jean (Fred) Beairsto, Kensington and Wayne Burke, Summerside. Grandmother of Dean (Trish) Beairsto, Calgary, Ab; Gregory (Olive), Kensington and Heather Mae (Jonathan) Zinck, Dartmouth. Great-grandmother of Mary Ann, Megan (Steve Parker), Michael, MacKenzie and Maggie. Sister of Freda (Goodwin) Wiles, Hamilton, On. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Jean (William) Sweetapple, Mildred (Alfred) Butler, Gladys (William) Luffman, Ruth Hebbard, and Gwendolyn Burke in infancy; brothers James Burke, George (Doris) Burke and John (Betty) Burke; and her daughter-in-law Geraldine Burke. Resting at the Davison Funeral Home Kensington, P.E.I.  No visitation by personal request. Funeral Monday in the Davison Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. Interment later in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John’s Newfoundland. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Cancer Society.  www.davisonfh.com

CREWS, Sarah K. (nee Bonnell) — It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother in the presence of her loving family on Sunday, June 22, 2008 at the Health Sciences Complex. Sarah Crews aged 77 years. Predeceased by her parents: Bertrum and Elizabeth; sisters: Elizabeth Crews, Ellen Hillier and Stella Searles; daughter-in-law: Helen Crews; forever loved, remembered and missed by her husband: Levi; sons: Freeman, Clayton (Sharon), Reg (Ann), David and Hubert (Michelle); daughters: Doris Crews (Stan), Donna Snow (Artie); 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brother: George (Jean); sisters: Gert Rideout (Earl), Emily Butt (Ron), Dean, Ruby and Shirl; best friend: Mabel Masters as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. Mary’s Anglican Church on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 11 a.m. Cremation will follow. Interment will take place on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at the Anglican Cemetery , Kenmount Road at 11 a.m. . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Sarah’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

CROCKER, Elsie (Jean) — Passed peacefully away at the Masonic Park Nursing Home on Sunday, June 15, 2008, Elsie Jean Crocker of St. John’s, Daughter of the late John R. and Margaret Bugden. Predeceased by her husband Harold Crocker (Druggist, Crocker’s Drug Store), son Wayne Crocker, brother Leighton Bugden, sister Audrey Edstrome and son-in-law John Nugent. Leaving to mourn with fond memories, her loving daughter Margaret Ann Nugent, two precious grandchildren Jeannie Crane (Doug), John Nugent (Barb); cherished great-grandchildren, Jacob Nugent and Olivia Crane. Sisters Jessie Browne, Shirley Thorne Carson) and Betty Johnson; many other nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of Masonic Park for their care and thoughtfulness during her stay. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with interment at the Anglican Cemetery Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign the memorial guest book, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com

CULLEN, Brian Edward — Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on June 7, 2008, Brian Edward Cullen, aged 58 years. Predeceased by parents Patrick and Margaret and brother Wayne. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his wife and best friend of 37 years Jeanette; daughter: Tracie (Bill Carter); two special grandchildren: Lauren and Christian: a special aunt Alice Corbet; brothers: Ron (Jean), Maurice (Linda); sister: Eileen Cullen; sisters-in-law: Roseanne (Alec), Marie (Tom), Cathy (Bill), Sharon (John) and Betty; brothers-in-law: Jimmy (Sylvia), Harry (Millie) and Philip; mother-in-law: Elizabeth Bulger and Ted Garland; numerous nieces, nephews as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from Caul’s Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

DOBBIN, Anna – Passed away suddenly following a brief illness with cancer at her home, Anna Dobbin of Gaskiers, S.M.B., aged 73 years. Predeceased by parents Patrick and Margaret Dobbin; brother Gordon; sister Marcella (Val) Meehan; niece Verona; nephew Earle and brother-in-law Fred Watson. Leaving to mourn brothers: Con (Marg), Fabian (Marg) and Harold; sister Mary Theresa; sister-in-law Frances (Keith); nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Gibbons’ Funeral Home, St. Mary’s, on Thursday, June 5, 2008, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, June 6, 2008 from 1-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. (no visitation on Saturday). Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church , St. Mary’s. Burial to follow. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the family in care of Sandra. To express condolences online visit our website at www.gibbonsfuneral.ca

DOBBIN, Christopher – Formerly of King’s Cove, Bonavista Bay, NL. Passed away suddenly in Guelph, Ont., June 10, 2008, aged 33 years. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, his parents Hayward and Sharon (nee Ryan); fiancee Cindy Morrison; brother Michael (Beate); nephew Ryan; grandmother Hilda Ryan; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. A Celebration of Chris’ life will take place on Monday, June 16, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul R.C. Church, King’s Cove.

DOBSON, David – 52 years old, passed away at home in Cull’s Harbour, Saturday, June 28, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents James and Edna (Nichols) Dobson. Left with loving memories are his wife of 26 years Claudine (Burgess) and son David; brothers: Jim (Esther), P.E.I., Douglas (Linea), Niagara Falls and Rick (Mary), Sydney; twelve nephews and nieces and a large circle of relatives and friends. David was employed with Parks Canada at Terra Nova National Park for 25 years. A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 3rd at 2 p.m. at Terra Nova National Park at the Outdoor Theater. In the event of rain, the service will take place in the tent in Newman Sound Day-Use area. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society of Canada in his memory. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca to sign our on line guest book.

DOCHERTY, Robert — Passed peacefully away on Friday June 6, 2008 at St. Clare’s Hospital, Robert Docherty, aged 82 years. A veteran of World War II with the British Merchant Navy. Predeceased by his wife Gladys in 1991. Leaving to mourn son, Robert; daughters Madeline O’Keefe (Robert) and Joann; four grandchildren: Christopher, Alison and Philip O’Keefe, Kristina Parsons; sister, May Scott of Greenock, Scotland; brother, Joseph of Kitchener, ON; other relatives and friends. Special thank-you to Dr. Jacqueline Elliot and the  staff of 7-West at St. Clare’s Hospital for their care and support. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road . Visitation from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2008 . Funeral service from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday June 9, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow in the General Protestant Cemetary, Waterford Bridge Road . In lieu of flowers donations in Robert’s name may be made to Daffodil Place . To send  message of codolence or sign guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

DOMENIE, Thomas James – 63, of Ketch Harbour, NS. Passed away suddenly on June 12, 2008 at the QEII Hospital. Born in Halifax, NS, he was the son of the late Susanne Grandy (Barter) and Capt. Randell Domenie. Tom attended Richmond School and Queen Elizabeth High School and graduated from University of King’s College and Dalhousie University. In his early years he was a member of the Fifth Field Engineers Band of the Royal Canadian Engineers. He attended St. Mark’s Anglican Church on Russell St., and taught high school at J.L. Ilsley High for thirty years retiring as Dept. Head of Social Studies. He was active with the schools’ student’s council, alumni reunion, gentlemen’s hockey, and numerous fundraisers. After retirement he was Chair of the Board of Management of St. James United Church in Sambro, and sang in the fisherman’s choir as well as being Co-Chair of the Ketch Harbour Area Residents Association. He loved boating, dory rowing, family vacations, and most of all long walks with his beloved wife Sheilah. He is survived by his loving wife Sheilah Alice (Mac Askill). He was especially proud of his son Scott Domenie who graduated from Kings’ as he did. He was delighted that Scott and his special girlfriend Corinne were going off on their great adventure to teach in Korea soon. He is survived by sons: James, Sackville, NS, Scott, Ketch Harbour, NS brothers: Calvin, Conception Bay South, NL and Donald, Fredericton, NB, along with many nieces and nephews. Terry, Susan Domenie; Janelle and Nathan Domenie; Colin Mac Askill and his great-nieces Jenna, Melaine and great-nephew Phillip Domenie. He was predeceased by his beloved daughter Heather Anne Domenie and nephew Ryan Andrew Mac Askill. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St. , Halifax , NS . Funeral service to be held Monday, June 16, 2008 at 2 p.m. from St. James United Church, Sambro, with Rev. Ellen Wilson officiating. Cremation to follow with burial at a later date. Donations made to St. James United Church, Sambro, NS or Heart and Stroke Foundation NS. Online condolences may be sent to condolences.snow@ns.aliantzinc.ca

DUFFETT, Robert (Bob) George – It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather in the presence of his loving family on June 16, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre, in his 82nd year. Predeceased by parents Walter and Edith and brother Hollis. Forever loved, remembered and missed by his wife Carrie Margaret; son Michael (Debbie); daughters: Susan (Roger), Anne (Don); devoted grandfather to Paul, Robbie and Lisa Duffett, Danielle and Catherine Burlock and Rebecca and Nicholas Allen. Also remembered by numerous relatives and a large circle of friends. The family would like to express special thanks to the doctors and nurses of 4NB, CCU and 5SA of the Health Sciences Centre for their care and kindness. At Bob’s request cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving friends and visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the Health Sciences Centre, c/o Health Care Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

DUGGAN, Corporal James Leroy – 56, Truro, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his loving family on Saturday, June 14, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim “Leroy” was born on April 2, 1952 in Antigonish, N.S. He joined the RCMP in April 1973 and spent his 35 years of service in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, ski-dooing and motorcycling to name a few. Also, a sports enthusiast, who enjoyed playing and coaching hockey for many years. Most of all he was a wonderful husband and father. Forever loved, remembered and truly missed by his wife, Carolyn; daughter, Kimberley and his son, Neil (Sonya); parents, James and Effie; brother, Michael (Beryl); sisters, Sheila Dwyer, Peggy (Max), Joan Rule (Brad) and Annette; numerous nephews, nieces, extended family as well as a large circle of friends.  Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18 in St. Ninian’s Cathedral, Antigonish, Father Dan MacDonald officiating with burial in St. Ninian’s Parish Cemetery, Antigonish. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada at www.braintumour.com or the QEII Research Foundation for Brain Cancer. Condolences to the family may be made at: www.colchestercommunity.com

DUNN, Michelle Theresa – It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected but peaceful passing of Michelle Theresa Dunn at her residence in Witless Bay on Wednesday, June 25th, 2008, age 40 years. Michelle was a precious mother, daughter, sister, aunt and Godmother. Predeceased by her father Michael Dunn (1991). Left with broken hearts are her dearly loved daughter, Stephanie (boyfriend Grant Hooper); mother Irene; six sisters: Evelyn (John Delaney), Linda Etheridge, Patricia (Brian Power), Beverly (Tony) Guest, Martina (Chris) Aylward, Lisa (Jerome) Putt; four brothers: Ernie (Michelle - Bingo Buddy), Gerard (Helen), Scott (April Penney), Mikey (Gail Mercer).  Also left to mourn are Stephanie’s dad, Craig Mulcahy and his parents, Phonse & Betty Mulcahy and family. Fondest memories of Aunt Shelley are treasured by her 21 nieces and nephews, including her special twin nieces, Kaitlyn & Kailey Putt, whom she adored, two Godchildren Kayla & Christi and special nephew Stephen. Also mourning are a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and her “Hen Club” card buddies. Resting at Ryan’s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls. Visitation on Friday, June 27th 2-9 p.m., Saturday, June 28th 12-9 p.m., and Sunday, June 29th 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral service on Sunday, June 29th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Witless Bay. Interment to follow at Holy Cross R.C. Cemetery, Witless Bay.

DURDLE, Rachel Selena (Lena) – Passed peacefully away at Escasoni Place on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, Rachel Durdle of Winterton, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband William ( Wilson ) 1984. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Muriel Leduc, Montreal, Donna (Robert Green), Winterton; five grandchildren: Tina Lesyk (Glendon), Tracy Leduc, Martin, Robert Durdle, Karla Green (Ryan) and Jeremy Green; two great-grandchildren Sarah and Jason Lesyk; sister-in-law Millie Durdle; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green’s Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Friday -25 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday the funeral service will take place from St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Winterton at 10 a.m. Interment to take place in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road, St. John’s at 2 p.m. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Daffodil Place. To sign the online memorial guest book visit www.greensfuneralservices.ca

DYER, Francis William – Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre, age 62. Predeceased by his parents Nora and John Dyer, and brothers Pat and Steve. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Anita (Power) of 37 years, son Tyrone (Yvette) and Poppy’s two little girls Mackenzie and Madison. He will be lovingly remembered by his brothers John (Gladys), Michael, Jimmy, Richard (Joan) and Walter; his sisters Alice (John) Carroll, Mary and Margaret; sisters-in-law Madonna (George) Wilkinson, Bernice (Jim) Boland, Nellie Roberts and the Late Cecilia Houlihan (Kevin) and brothers-in-law Jim (Catherine) Power, John (Madeline) Power and Austin (Late Bernardine) Power. He will be dearly missed by a host of family and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, TORBAY . Visitation Thursday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, June 7 at a time to be announced from St. Michael's Church, Flatrock, Interment to follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Flatrock. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Flatrock.
Rest in God Alone!

EARLE, Gerald Patrick – Passed away suddenly at his home in Mactaquac, NB on Monday, June 23, 2008, Gerald Patrick Earl in his 65th year. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Lillian; and his brother Robert. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Anne; sons: Jay (Amanda), Jeff (Kim); daughter Andrea; four grandchildren; sisters: Shirley Spike (U.S.A.), Jeanette Attwood (Cyril), Betty Holwell (Len) and Marilyn Viscount (Gary); brothers: Tom (Thomasina) and Bill (Judy) in St. John’s, as well as many other relatives and friends. Interment to take place on Friday, June 27, 2008 in Mactaquac, NB.

EARLES, Cyril Francis  – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on June 27, 2008, Cyril Earles, age 70 years. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Ellen; brothers: Edward and Andrew; sisters: Teresa and Diane. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 49 years, Lucy (Cove); sons: Joseph (Margaret), Cyril Jr., Robert and Brian; daughters: Peggy (Brian Burke) and Rita (Gary Hanlon); eight grandchildren: Steven, Dallas, Lisa, Tony, Kjirsten, Jared, Riley and Laura; brother Brendan; four sisters: Hilda Gillard (Job), Gerri Thompson (Jim), Bernadine Murrins (Joe) and Maureen; brothers-in-law: Bill Cove (Helen) and Bob Cove; sisters-in-law: Betty Morey and Rita Kieley (Junior); also numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Friday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 12 noon from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

EDDY, Gloria – Passed away as peacefully and gracefully as she lived on June 12, 2008 at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Gloria Alice Eddy (age 58) of North Harbour after a courageous three year battle with Cancer. Predeceased by her father George Stacey, sister Shirley (Snook) Inkpen and infant sister Thelma Connors. Left with many fond and loving memories are her husband Ralph; children Lorraine (George) Carey of Spencerville, ON, Lynnette (Stephen) Pafford and Carson (Trina) Eddy, all of Sylvan Lake, AB. Also left to mourn are her mother Edith Stacey; sister Joan (Roy) Gilbert; brothers George (Connie) Connors and John Connors (Cherry Dalley); six grandchildren who she loved, cherished and adored, William and Grace Carey, Liam and Emma Pafford, Taylor and Leighton Eddy; and a very large circle of family and friends. Remains will be resting at Bethel United Church, North Harbour with cremation and interment to follow at United Church Cemetery. Donations are gratefully accepted for the charity of Gloria’s choice, Daffodil Place, St. John’s. A Home away from Home for future cancer patients.
Rest in Peace Sweet Mother. We love you.

EPSTEIN, Sidney June 8, 2008 — Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family and friends at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex in his 77th year. Forever loved, remembered, and truly missed by his wife Maisie, sister Evette, cousin Tony, his children Leslie (Murray), Beverly (Jack), Donna (Yves), Richard (Lucie), Linda (Derrick), Lynnette (Marco), Doug (Bari), his grandchildren Skyler, Tori, Evan, Lydia, Soren, Laura, Daniel, Antoine, Caleb and Lilah, and his nephew Mark (Wendy), and niece Cindy (Allan). Funeral service from Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday, June 9, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sid's name can be made to the Beth El Synagogue, P.O. Box 724, St. John's, A1C 5L4. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex for their kind assistance. To send a message of condolence, or sign the guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

FITZGERALD, Annie (nee Fettus) – Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion on Friday June 27th, 2008 . Annie Fitzgerald, WWII Veteran – Scottish Army, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband Patrick, 1979. Leaving to mourn her son David as well as many other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass on Monday June 30th at 1 p.m. from Holy Redeemer Church, Trepassey. Inurnment to follow at the Old R.C. Cemetery, Trepassey. Donations in her memory may be made to the Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion.

FITZPATRICK, Dr. Francis – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Sunday, May 25, 2008, Dr. Francis Fitzpatrick, age 85 years. Predeceased by his father, Frederick K. Fitzpatrick; mother Agnes O’Leary; sisters: Mary Murphy and Josephine Macintosh; brothers: Frederick Fitzpatrick and William Fitzpatrick; nephew Joe Murphy. Leaving to mourn are his nieces: Nora Fitzpatrick, Sheila Fitzpatrick (Ron Crocker) of Glen Haven, NS and Janet Knight of California; nephews: Peter Fitzpatrick (Beulah) of St. Albert, Alberta and John Fitzpatrick; grandniece Jennifer Fitzpatrick of St. Albert, Alberta and grandnephew Robin Crocker of Glen Haven, NS; sister-in-law Doreen Fitzpatrick; also other relatives and friends. A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Chancellor Park for the special care that was provided to Dr. Fitzpatrick during his stay at Chancellor Park. At Dr. Fitzpatrick’s request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held from Barrett’s Funeral Home Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow the service at Belvedere Cemetery. No flowers by request. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to The Food Bank or a charity of ones choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

FOLLETT, Charles "Charlie" James (May 25, 1937-June 8, 2008) — Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Center on Sunday, June 8, 2008. Charlie Follett aged 71 years. Predeceased by his wife: Mercedes Follett (nee Walsh) and parents: Henry and Margaret Follett. Leaving to mourn his sons: Shawn and Joshua; brother: Robert (Theresa); sister: Lorriane Hand (Gary); long-time companion: Marie Nolan; his best friend who was like a daughter to him: Margaret "Peggy" Lahey; two granddaughters: Alisia and Kayla; six nephews and one niece; special nephew: Ken Follett, who has been with Charlie throughout his illness, as well was many other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Funeral service with be held from Barrett's Chapel, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Belvedere Cemetery. To sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.barretts.ca

FOSTER, George Alexander (Dyke)– January 19, 1926 - June 3, 2008. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Hospital on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, George Alexander Foster, Korean War Veteran, in his 82nd year. Son of the late Henry and Janet Foster. Predeceased by his sisters: Phyllis (Fred) Fitzgerald, Margaret (Chris) Moodie, Nina (George) Rosenstrom, Jean (Marcel) Menu, Helen Crocker and brothers John (Nellie), Harry and Adrian. Survived by his sisters Sheila (Alf - deceased) Whalen and Stella (Dan) Hyder, North Carolina; brother-in-law Cyril Crocker and a large number of nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Thursday, June 5, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Inurnment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted.

FRANCIS, Albert Graham – Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, June 11, 2008, age 73 years of Manuels. Predeceased by his mother and father Blanche and Shenstone Francis, sister Daphne. Left with fond and loving memories his loving wife Lillian; daughter Janet (Putt); sons: Stephen (Dale) and Shenstone (Christine); ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother Ralph (Joan); sisters: Ena and Christine (George); special cousin Ches (Helen); also other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff of East 2, Hoyles Home, especially Joanne, Kelly and Terry for their professionalism and exceptional care during his final hours. Visitation on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10-12 noon in The James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews from where a private funeral service will take place. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery , Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society or the Diabetes Foundation. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

FREEMAN (Frye), Pauline – Died peacefully at the Carmelite House in Grand Falls-Windsor on June 4th, Pauline Freeman of Norris Arm, age 86. Born in Summerville, March 11, 1922, Pauline was the last surviving member of a large family. Predeceased by husband Clifford Freeman in 1983, parents Anna Jane (Lane) and Jethro Frye, parents-in-law Prudence (Moores) and Allan Freeman, sisters: Elizabeth Purchase, Alfreda Noble, Blanche Purchase, Christina Jones, Annie Fogwell, Gladys Howse, Shirley Holloway, Margaret Reader; brothers: John and Augustus Frye; also by several step-siblings. Pauline is lovingly remembered by her devoted family: daughters: Prudence ( Everett ) Adams, Wooddale, Barbara (Harold) Martin, Ottawa, Ontario, Annette Freeman, Marie Chadwick, Oshawa, Ontario; sons: Allan (Linda) Freeman, Clifford Freeman, Ajax, Ontario, Terry (Judy) Freeman, Calvin (Juanita) Freeman. Also remembered by twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Ruby (Freeman) Butt, Gander; brother-in-law William Freeman, Ajax, Ontario; special friend Caroline (Compton) Freeman; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Norris arm, 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, 2008. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Woolfrey’s Funeral Home, Lewisporte. If desired, donations in Pauline’s memory may be made to the Carmelite House.

FRENCH, Graham — Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Dr. L.A. Miller Center on Sunday, June 22, 2008, Graham French, age 57 years. Predeceased by his father Wilfred and sister Laura. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Nancy (nee Dillon); daughters: Erin and Megan; his mother Effie (nee Goodyear); and a circle of close friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Funeral service to be held from George Street United Church on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to Daffodil Place or the Palliative Care Unit. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

FUREY, Thomas (Tom) P. – Passed away suddenly at his home in Georgetown on Thursday, June 26, 2008, Thomas P. Furey, aged 51 years, formerly of Holyrood. Predeceased by his father, Patrick Furey, brother Patrick Furey Jr. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 27 years Madonna (nee Hayes); daughter Amanda; son Devin; mother Bertha (Jim); sisters: Peggy (Sam) Drover, Loretta (Bob) Caines, Cathy (Melvin) Haas, Judy (Max) Haas, Bertha (Junior) Kelly, Karen; brother Phil; also a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of friends, especially all the boys that had driven their antique autos with him over the years. Resting at Broughton’s Funeral Home, Brigus with visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral to take place on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of The Snows Church, Marysvale with interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery, Brigus. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Please visit www.broughtons.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

FURLONG, H. Myles – With his wife and children at his side, H. Myles Furlong, age 85 years, passed peacefully away on Monday, June 16, 2008, at the L.A. Miller Centre in St. John’s. Mourned by his wife of 55 years, Constance Furlong (Carew); children: Anne, Christine (Myles), Bill ( Erin ) and Jordan (Joan); grandchildren: Evan, Caroline, Madeline, Niall, Aidan, Robert, Eileen, Claire and Thomas; loving family members and long time friends. Renowned in his youth as an extraordinary athlete and fearsome competitor on the ice, in the field and on the pond, Myles went on to earn widespread admiration for acumen, stewardship and integrity during his 25-year career as Business Manager of the Roman Catholic School Board of St. John’s, He was a man of a myriad of talents who could renovate a basement or garage, describe the contours of a bay or cove, and quote G.K. Chesterton or Gilbert and Sullivan from memory. He was a man of deep and intense Catholic faith who was also immensely proud to be from Newfoundland , the island that he always called his country. But above all, Myles loved and cherished his family, and in return was loved and cherished by his wife, children and grandchildren, and who was accorded universal respect within his community. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 and 10 a.m. to noon, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19. Funeral Mass to take place at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 20, 2008 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist Church, with internment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the L.A. Miller Centre in St. John’s.
May his soul rest in peace.

FURSMAN, Tom — Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s, NL, aged 53 years. Leaving to mourn Philip, Steve, Joey and Melissa Fursman, girlfriend Margaret Marshall and friends. Tom Fursman was a hard working man who believed in family values, raised four great kids and worked hard to be a good provider, but on Friday, June 13th of 2008, Tom passed away with his family and friends by his side. Tom Fursman will be resting at Caul’s Funeral Home on Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m.

GIBBONS, Hilary — Passed away on Friday, June 27, 2008, at the Palliative Care Unit following a courageous battle with cancer, Hilary Gibbons, of St. John’s, formerly of Point La Haye, S.M.B., aged 40 years. Predeceased by brother Ricky (1987). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories parents Hilary and Marg, brothers Bryan (Lorna) and David (Holly) and his son Joshua, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Resting at Gibbons’ Funeral Home, St. Mary’s, on Saturday, June 28, 2008, from 7 - 9 p.m.; Sunday, June 29, 2008, from 2 - 4 p.m.; 7 - 9 p.m. and Monday, June 30, 2008, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Monday at 3:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, St. Mary’s. Burial to follow. To express condolences online visit our website at www.gibbonsfuneral.ca

GIBBONS, Lawrence Joseph – Passed peacefully away, surrounded by family, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, on Sunday, June 8, 2008, Lawrence Gibbons of St. Vincent’s, S.M.B., aged 90 years; Husband of the late Rita Gibbons (nee Hayward). Loving father of Gloria Houle (Ron), Surrey, B.C., Doreen Rowe (John), Montague, P.E.I., Maureen McRae (Doug), Vancouver, B.C., Marie Kitts (John), Kaleden, B.C., Damian (Nellie), Lloyd ( Sharon ), Lawrence and Kevin (Rosalyn), all of St. Vincent ’s. Proud grandfather of nineteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; dear brother of George (Agnes), Kevin ( Alice ) and sister-in-law Evelyn. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by infant son Jimmy, parents James and Catherine; brothers: Sandy, Val, Tim, Herb and Tom; sisters: Elsie, Mena, Carmel and Gertrude. Resting at Fr. Battcock Memorial Chapel, St. Vincent’s, on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday, June 12, 2008, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Thursday at Sacred Heart Church, St. Vincent’s, at 12 p.m. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gibbons’ Funeral Home, St. Mary’s. To express condolences online visit our website at www.gibbonsfuneral.ca
“Forever in our Hearts”

GILBERT, Barbara Letta – Died in the arms of her loving daughter Lorna, at Escasoni Complex, on June 10, 2008, at 79 years young. Predeceased by her adoring husband William 1997, parents Grace and Leslie Butler and brothers: Llewellyn and Ted (1998). Left to mourn deeply daughter and best friend Lorna (with whom she resided in Mount Pearl ); daughter Lorraine and son Llewellyn (Pauline); grandchildren: Michael, Tara, Stephen, Vanessa plus brothers: John (Lenore), Wallace (Hazel), Jack (Neta) and sister-in-law Lillian; plus beagle bud Gigi. Thanks to the staff of the Miller Centre, (Chris and Bernie), Bliss Murphy Centre and Escasoni Complex, 3 East. Cremation to take place. Funeral Service to be announces at a later date. Interment at the Field of Honor with husband William. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

GOODWIN, Brenda L. — Brenda L. Goodwin of Carbonear, who passed away peacefully at the Carbonear Interfaith Citizen Home, Carbonear on Friday, June 6, 2008. Ms Goodwin was in her 60th year. She leaves to mourn her loving family: Uncle, George W. ( Frances ) Earle; cousins, Lydia Ash, Lynda (Chris) O’Grady, and Neil (Susan) Earle. Special friend, Muriel Brewer. Long time special friend, Betty Howell and a large number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents John and Angela Goodwin. The funeral service will take place at St. James Anglican Church and Cemetery, Carbonear, on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, Powell Drive, Carbonear between the hours of 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday; and 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday. As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at: www.sladesfuneralhome.ca     For any further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear at 596-1212. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Homes, Serving Carbonear, Bay Roberts and areas.

GOODYEAR, Edith (nee White) — It is with great sadness that the family of Edith Goodyear age 48 years of Goulds, announce her passing on Friday, June 27, 2008 at Brookfield Hospital, Brookfield. Edith is predeceased by her father Arthur White Sr.; brothers-in-law Boyd Goodyear and Robert Winsor. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her sons Arthur Goodyear (Mandy Williams) of Pouch Cove, Patrick Goodyear of St. John’s; daughters Trina Foster (Rocky) of Grande Cache AB., Louise Goodyear (Shawn Higdon) of Sherwood Park, AB., Amy Goodyear (Jeff Parsons) of Petawawa, Ont., Toni Goodyear of Edmonton AB.; mother Ruby White of Valleyfield; brothers Gordon White (Patsy) of Paradise, Arthur White Jr. (Debbie) of Valleyfield, Kenneth White (Sherry-Lynn) of Wesleyville, Eric White (Lori-Lee) of Wesleyville, Daniel White (Joan) of Valleyfield, Paul McCarthy (Sheila) of Valleyfield; sisters Wilhelmina Winter (Lloyd) of Valleyfield, Carrie Goodyear (Wilfred Stokes) of Deadman’s Bay, Jane Winsor of Wesleyville, Maisie Fancy (Ewert) of Wabush, Alberta Goodyear (Randy) of Deadman’s Bay, Elizabeth Cramm (Cory) of St. John’s; grandchildren Nathan, Riley, Chase, Max, Sara; step-grandchild Kaitlyn; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation Monday 10-12 noon, 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral to take place at The Salvation Army Citadel, New-Wes-Valley on Tuesday July 1, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. To sign our online guest book please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

GOVER, Mary Martha — Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, June 14th aged 94 years. Predeceased by husband Harold, son Gerald Charles, daughter-in-law Annie, and brother Gilbert Walters. Leaving to mourn daughter Gloria (Neil), sister Annie and brothers Charles and John (Hannelore). Also leaving to mourn seven grandchildren Aubrey (Stephanie), Darrell (Susan), Michelle (Ches), Gerald (Sigrid), Una (Neil) Robin and Leslie and six great-grandchildren as well as other nieces and nephews relatives and friends. The family would like to extend a sincere thank-you to the staff of St. Luke’s Nursing Home for their care and compassion to Mary during her stay there. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Road on Monday and Tuesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral to take place from St. Michael’s and All Angel’s Anglican Church on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with interment in The Anglican Cemetery Forest Road. Donations in Mary's memory may be made to the St. Michael’s Memorial Fund. To sign the memorial guest book or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.carnells.com

GRANT, Gail Maureen — Passed peacefully away Sunday, June 1, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre in the presence of her son Grant and friend Gloria Parsons, Gail Maureen Grant, age 65 years. Predeceased by her mother Florella (Fluff) White (nee Bursey) and father John Grant. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her son Grant Hiscock (Trudy) and precious grand-daughter Abigail, brother John Grant (Grace), cherished friend Brendan Foley, also a large circle of family and close friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road . Visitation Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral service to take place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Carnell’s Memorial Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

GULLIVER, Shirley Ann (nee O’Brien) – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, age 66 years. Predeceased by her husband Errol. Left with fond and loving memories her daughter Betty-Lou Godden (Herb); sons Errol (Linda) and Tony (Joanne); grandchildren Stephanie, Tracy, Brandon and Michael; her loving companion, her cat Precious; as well as her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.
“Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you all so. I’ve gone to join my one true love in heaven.”

GYLLAND, Helen E. – It is with great sadness that the family of Helen Gylland announces that our beloved mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on June 5, 2008, at the age of 88. Helen will be forever loved, remembered and truly missed by her children and their spouses Arvid and Dora (with whom she resided), Anthony and Gloria, John and Debbie, Bridget Ann and Dave and Joe and Karen; her brother Joe and wife Marie and family; her nephew Tony Hawco and wife Elaine and family; special niece Marg and husband Albert and family; her sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild Adriyanna. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Sunday, June 8th at 1 p.m. from Caul’s Chapel. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
“Grandma, we love you!”
“Even though you are gone away, we will always think of you!”

HAGERTY, Margaret Ann — Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on June 7, 2008. Margaret Ann Hagerty in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick, two sons; Paul & Paul, grandson, Tommy. Left to mourn 13 children; Frances McPherson (Gordon) Nova Scotia, Pat Hagerty (Doreen), Peggy Bennett (Ches), Brantford, Ont., Jim Hagerty (Maureen), Tom Hagerty (Bonnie), Grand Falls, Gerald Hagerty (Lorrain), Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Leo Hagerty (Lillian), Cecilia Murphy (Bernard) Shoal Hr., Veronica Cline (Clint), Oklahoma, U.S.A., John Hagerty (Donna), Mary Fields (Harry), Georgia, U.S.A., Isabelle Cullen (Joe), Torbay, Madonna Tassi (Tony), Hamilton, Ont., 39 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at St. Patrick’s Church, 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home Foundation.

HAGERTY, Margaret Ann — Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on June 7, 2008. Margaret Ann Hagertyin her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick, two sons; Paul and Paul, grandson, Tommy. Left to mourn 14 children; Frances McPherson (Gordon) Nova Scotia, Pat Hagerty (Doreen), Peggy Bennett (Ches), Brantford, Ont., Jim Hagerty (Maureen), Tom Hagerty (Bonnie), Grand Falls, Gerald Hagerty (Lorraine), Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Leo Hagerty (Lillian), Cecilia Murphy (Bernard) Shoal Harbour, Veronica Cline (Clint), Oklahoma, U.S.A., John Hagerty (Donna), Mary Fields (Harry), Georgia, U.S.A., Isabelle Cullen (Joe), Torbay, Madonna Tassi (Tony), Hamilton, Ont., and Seamus Ignatius Hagerty; 39 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at St. Patrick’s Church, 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home Foundation.
(The reason that there are 2 Margaret Ann Hagerty's is that there is a difference in them - one states 13 children and the other states 14 children. There is an extra child also listed in the second Obit.)

HALL, Beatrice – We are sad to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Beatrice Hall. Beatrice passed peacefully away on June 2, 2008, at the age of 68, after a valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by the love of her life Douglas in October, 2003. Left to mourn their very sad loss is daughter Connie (Paul Brown); sons Peter (Dorothy), Oromocto, N.B.; Michael (Michelle) and David (June), Peterborough, Ont.; six wonderful grandchildren: Katherine and Jonathon (Oromocto, N.B.); Zachary and Sarah, Laura and Andrew (Peterborough, Ont.); brother Jim Monster (Mary); sister Elizabeth Warren (Matt), Marystown; brothers-in-law Keith Hall (Joan), NS; Clarence (Vala), N.S.; sister-in-law Joan Sweeney (Gordon), Ont.; cherished friend Eleanor Rideout, a large circle of family and special friends, especially those from Biochemistry-MUN and the A.F.A.C. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will take place from Carnell’s Memorial Chapel on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery , Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

HALL, Francis Wilfred, P. Eng., N.L.S. — Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Masonic Park on June 21, 2008. Leaving his loving wife Sarah Barbara Christine (Horwood) of 42 years; two proud sons, Francis Gordon (Jennifer Murrin) of Chelsea, Que. and Colin Douglas (Caroline Andrews) of Ottawa, Ont.; three beautiful grandchildren, Shannon Sarah, Joshua Kieran of Chelsea, Que. and Alexandra Isabella Victoria of Ottawa, Ont.. The oldest son of five children: Rev. Margaret Hall of St. John’s, Gertrude “Midge” (Bob Hart) of St. John’s, Robert “Bob” (Patricia Whalen) of Edmonton, Alta. and Joan (Howard Harnumn) of St. John’s. Frank was born on October 6th 1942 to Francis Gordon and Gertrude Merriam Hall of St. John’s. A retired survey engineering instructor from the College of the North Atlantic, former President of the Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors and registered Professional Engineer in both Newfoundland and Ontario. Frank was a respected and accomplished Teacher and Engineer. Frank’s passion, sense of humour and love for Newfoundland will be missed by family and friends alike. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Tuesday, June 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Anglican Cathedral, Church Hill, St. John’s. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation graciously accepted in lieu of flowers.
“You are loved. You are at peace and your family is fine.”

HAMILTON, Francis Anthony — Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on June 8, 2008 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Frank Hamilton of St. John’s, aged 87 years. He was born in Joe Batt’s Arm and was a longstanding airport firefighter in Gander. Predeceased by his wife Margaret in 2004, his parents, Thomas and Agnes Hamilton, and brother, Ambrose Hamilton. Leaving to mourn his two daughters, Patricia Lamont (Bill), Dartmouth, N.S., Mary Hamilton-Church (Bob), St. John’s, and three sons, Brian (Elaine) Fredericton, N.B., Paul (Lynn) Toronto, Ont., and Sean (Linda), St. John’s, and his 13 beautiful grandchildren, Michael and Anne, Marie, John, Janet and Christine; Peter and Claire; Christopher, Stefan and Gina and Catherine and Sean. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday June 9, 2-4 p.m. , and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arthritis Society or a charity of one’s choice.

HANN, Carter Christopher – After five hours with us, it is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden, unexpected passing of our precious baby boy, Carter Christopher Hann on Sunday, June 29, 2008 at The Queen Elizabeth II Health Care Centre in Grande Prairie, Alberta. He will be missed and forever loved by mommy and daddy, Cheryl Hammond and Chris Hann and sister Marion. (Predeceased by grandmother Marion Hammond and great-grandmother Georgina Tucker). Left to mourn this sad loss, grandfather David Hammond (Michelle); uncle Mark (Candy), cousin Adam Hammond, Edmonton, AB; grandparents Ivor (Cranley) and Elaine Hann; aunt Stephanie (Jim), cousins Brandon and Matthew Murphy, St. Philips, NL; great-grandmother Mary Hammond, Portugal Cove, NL and great-grandmother Edith Churchill, Portugal Cove, NL, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Baby Carter will be resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s, NL with visitation Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The funeral service will take place 2 p.m., Monday, July 7 at St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove, NL with interment to follow at the St. Lawrence Anglican Cemetery on the Bauline Line, Portugal Cove, NL
Safe in the Arms of the Heavenly Father

HANNAFORD, Kathleen Anne (nee Thomas) – Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Center,  on Friday, June 6, 2008. Kathleen Anne Hannaford of Kelligrews (formerly of Lancaster, England) age 63 years. Predeceased by parents: Bridget and Wyndham Thomas and baby granddaughter: Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are her devoted husband of 37 years: Edward; daughters: Julie Clements (Robert) and Stephanie Martin (John); her pride and joy grandchildren: Gillian and Benjamin and sister: Margaret Morris (Jack), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral service will be held from Barrett’s Chapel on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Center . To sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.barretts.ca

HARBIN, Georgina Mae – Passed peacefully away on June 5, 2008 at the Health Science Complex Georgina Mae Harbin, age 93 years. Leaving to mourn her son Rick, brothers Victor Harbin (Alma), Harry Harbin (Ruby), sister-in-law Helen Harbin (William - deceased), brother-in-law Jim Lewis (Joyce - deceased), numerous nieces and nephews especially devoted nephew Wayne Harbin (Violet) and many other friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Sunday and Monday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adam’s Avenue on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

HARRIS, Gladys Allen (nee English) – 1914-2008. Gladys Harris passed peacefully away on June 19, 2008 at the Bradley Centre in Chilliwack BC. Predeceased by her loving husband, Gordon; sisters, Violet Follett and Jean Chuter. Leaving to mourn are daughters: Marilynn Harris of Augusta, ON and Patricia King of Chilliwack, BC; granddaughters: Tracey King of Lethbridge , AB and Ashley Henry of Langley BC; and two beautiful great-granddaughters, Emma and Olivia Henry. Also many friends and relatives. They say it takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them, but an entire lifetime to forget them. Anyone who had ever had the pleasure to know Gladys, will never forget how much love she had to share. A visitation will be held on Friday, June 27, 2008 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Lee’s Funeral Home, 258 Queen Street, Streetsville, ON. There will be no formal service by request. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the SPCA or your local animal shelter or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home.

HARVEY, Cyril F – Died June 24, 2008, 84 years, in New York. Leaving to mourn son Bill and four grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Kay, mother Catherine, father John, brother Peter, sisters: Mary, Dorothy, Margaret, Catherine. Leaving to mourn Gertrude, Thomas, Marie and Jack. Cremation has taken place.

HASSON, Russell Frederick – Russell Frederick Born in Chipman, New Brunswick on November 30th, 1934, died peacefully surrounded by his family in Ottawa on June 1st, 2008. He will be deeply missed and remembered with love by his wife Thelma (nee Hillier), his daughter Angela (Cyril), son Michael (Kathleen), grandchildren Michael and Lydia. Also survived by his sister Mary as well as brothers Lynwood, Gordon, Allison and Douglas. Predeceased by his brother Kenneth. Family and friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa on Tuesday, June 3rd from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 4th from 12 noon until service time in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment at a later date in Chipman, New Brunswick. Donations of choice in Russell's memory would be appreciated by the family. Condolences, donations and tributes at mcgarryfamily.ca    613-233-1143.

HAWCO, Mary Catherine – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, in the presence of her loving & devoted family, in her 78th year of Bell Island. Predeceased by her husband Steve (2002), her parents Elizabeth & James Delahunty, her brothers Francis & John Delahunty, her sister Betty Miller and two infant daughters. Leaving to mourn with the most wonderful and happiest memories her loving children Dianne (Bill), Steve (Valerie), Joan (Keith), Terry, Don (Barb), Colin (Bonnie), Tony, Paula (Rodney) & Carol; also leaving to mourn are her grandchildren Scott (Theresa), Stephen (Kelly), Trina (Paul), Craig (Emerald), Stephanie (Todd), Shawn (Emma), Justin, Natasha, Evan, Jelena, T.C., Sam, Matthew & Adam; two precious great-grandchildren Todd & Tyson; her stepmother Mollie Delahunty; her sisters Margaret Kent, Kathleen Galloway, Evelyn (Aiden), Genevieve (Bill), Eileen (Ben), Joan and Patricia; her brothers Pete (Marg) and Kevin (Irene); her sisters-in-law Winnie Crocker, Eileen Hawco and Jose Sheppard (Hal), and also a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Special thanks go out to caregivers Miriam and Cynthia. Resting at Pendergast’s Funeral Home on Thursday & Friday from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael's Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment in R.C. Cemetery, Bell Island.
Forever in our Hearts.

HAYDEN, Peggy (Margaret) nee Moores — Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on June 29, 2008, Peggy Hayden of Petite Forte, formerly of St. John’s, at the age of 66 years. Predeceased by her parents Eleanor and Frank Moores, sister June Gladney (Don) and sons Gregory and Chesley Keats. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband Eric Hayden, her children, Stephen Keats, Diana (Robert Baggs) and Janice Keats (Gilbert Sheppard) and their father Chesley Keats, sister Delores Kennedy (Max, deceased), brothers Robert (Diane) and Wayne (Winnie), stepdaughter Paula Leonard (Frank), grandchildren Matthew and Dylan Baggs and David (Claudia), Desiree (Greg Whyte) and Thomas Leonard and a large circle of nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends. Appreciation for excellent care is extended to the nurses and doctors at the CVICU, Health Sciences Centre. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday and Tuesday 2 - 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Gower Street United Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery . Flowers are gratefully accepted, or a donation may be made to a charity of your choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

HAYES, Michael Francis– April 6, 1915 - June 2, 2008. It is with great sadness that the family of Michael Hayes announces his passing, on Monday, June 2nd, 2008, at the age of 93 years. Mike will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his devoted son Gerry and his wife Wanda (Bertholet), his grandchildren, Michael, Tina (Tin), Sabrina, Lynsey, Damien and Andrew, great-grandchildren Caroline, Paul-Michael, Michael and Sarah and by his daughter-in-law Alice. Mike will also be forever remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends. Mike is predeceased by his true love Mary Hayes and his eldest son Damien Hayes. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 6th, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service in Memory of Mike to follow on Saturday, June 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Connelly-McKinley Sherwood Park-Millwoods Chapel, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton, AB. (must be heading south on Hwy. 14/216 access is 1 km south of the Sherwood Park Fwy.). Interment to follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. Connelly-McKinley Sherwood Park-Millwoods Funeral Home, 4820 Meridian St., Edmonton, AB (780) 468-2222.

HAYNES, Howard (December 24, 1930 - June 3, 2008)– Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, Howard John Haynes, age 77 years. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Drucilla (nee Hall), five sisters and three brothers, Howard was the last of his family of nine. Also predeceased by son Leslie and son-in-law Terry Matchem. Leaving to mourn his wife of 55 years Mollie (nee Kendall ); son Tom; daughters Debra Johnson (Keith), Carla Haynes), Annette Matchem; six grandchildren Melissa and Lori Johnson, Jeremy and Keith Matchem, David Haynes, Jonathan Haynes; also leaving a large circle of family and friends. Howard was a member of the Anglican Cathedral Mens Service Club, he was also involved with the Navel Association, and Chief and P.O.’s Mess in Halifax . Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in Howard’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

HEMMENS, Annie Beatrice (Bea) – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bea Hemmens in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, June 18, 2008. Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland on May 25, 1911, she was predeceased by husband Jack, as well as three brothers and two sisters. Bea was the loving mother of Alma (Chuck) Coffen, David (Maggie) and Linda (Gerald) O’Hara, all of Halifax. She was also grandmother of six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren of Nova Scotia and British Columbia. The family would like to thank the staff of 8 Center, Northwood. Their loving care was appreciated every day. You are all special people. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and interment will be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue at a later date (TBA). Donations may be made to The Northwood Foundation, Halifax or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.barretts.ca

HENNESSEY, Sister Mary Ita, RSM – Entered into eternal life at McAuley Convent June 20, 2008, Sister Mary Ita Hennessey, age 88 years. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Sara (Foran) Hennessey of Grand Falls and her brothers John, William, Cyril, Joseph, Raymond, Basil and Arthur. Leaving to mourn her Religious Congregation the Sisters of Mercy, her sister Bernadette (Ron) McKelvie and special nephew Fred, also many nieces, nephews, close friends and caring music students. Waking at McAuley Convent, 250 Waterford Bridge Road , St. John’s, on Saturday, June 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 22, until 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 23, 2008, 9:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish Church, Waterford Bridge Road with interment to follow at the Sisters of Mercy plot in Belvedere Cemetery.
May she rest in peace.

HIGDON, Hilda May (nee Cranford) — (June 8, 1923-June 27, 2008) Passed peacefully away at St. Luke’s Home on Friday, June 27, 2008, in the presence of her family, Hilda Higdon of New Harbour, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband John S. (Jack) Higdon. Left with Precious memories: daughter and son-in-law Elaine and Martin J. Hammond, St. John’s; son and daughter-in-law Jack and Julianne Higdon, Sarnia ON; grandchildren Sean Hammond (Natasha Best), Mt. Pearl, Lynn Salter (David), St. John’s; Cheryl Ronholm (Shawn) Sarnia ON; Shelia Higdon, London ON; great-grandchildren Madeline Bridge Salter and James Martin Salter, St. John’s. Also dearly remembered by sister Jenny Higdon (Andrew), New Harbour; brother Howard Cranford, (Verna) NS, sister-in-law Jean Pollett (Roy), and Rita Cranford (Gerald), New Harbour; Viola Higdon, New Harbour; Leah Hedley, BC and Kay Cranford St. John’s. Also remembered by her numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Hilda enjoyed many of her later years at home in New Harbour with special caregivers Linda, Daisy, Marie, Louise, Glenda, Julia and Mona. In 2008 Hilda moved to St. Luke’s Home, St. John’s where she enjoyed wonderful care and friendship from the extraordinary staff, residents and volunteers. Resting at Warren ’s Funeral Home, Dildo, Trinity Bay . Visitation on Saturday, June 28th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, June 29th, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday June 30th, 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, New Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Augustine ’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Hilda’s memory to the Janeway Children’s Hospital. To send a message of condolence or to sigh the memorial guest book, please visit www.warrensfuneralhome.ca
~A Friend to Everyone ~

HILLIER, Esther – Passed peacefully away June 24, 2008 at the Glenbrook Lodge, in the presence of her loving family after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Mrs. Esther Hillier of Fortune, N.L, age 82 years. Predeceased by husband, Leonard and children Cora and Maude. She leaves to mourn her son Hubert (Gaye); daughters: Anne (Ches Lake), Grace (Albert Handrigan), Lillian (Bruce Myrden) and Maud (Carl Crowley); 10 grandchildren: Dale (Cathy), Scott (Nicole), Jason (Terralynn), Karen (Trevor), Paul, Brian, Nancy, Susan, Adam (Tara) and Nicole (Daniel); 4 great-grandchildren: Joshua, Braeden, Shaelee, and Kieran, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune, Thursday, June 26th, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon, and 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral to take place from All Saints Anglican Church, Friday, June 27th, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren ’s Funeral Home, Grand Bank, NL.

HOUNSELL, L. John  – Passed peacefully away at his home on June 18, 2008, Lloyd John Hounsell, age 72 years. Predeceased by his mother and father Lydia and Stewart, brother Clyde, sister Ruby and nephew Michael. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Doreen of 43 years. Also leaving his beloved children son John (Noreen); daughter Susan (Greg); two cherished grandsons Liam and Evan; brothers Bruce (Ethel), Lewis (Nola); sister Dorothy (Peter); also leaving nieces and nephews, along with many other family and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. 9 p.m. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s and All Angels with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Rd. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the St. Michael’s Memorial Fund or to St. Bartholomew Church. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

HUNT, Roger C. – 57, West Chezzetcook, N.S. Passed away peacefully at home on June 15th, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Jersey Harbour, N.L., he was the son of Edgar Hunt Sr. and the late Pearl (Stoodley) of Harbour Breton, N.L. Roger was a marine engineer, and in the 1970’s worked for Atlantic Fish Products in Marystown, N.L., He later worked for Clearwater in Lunenburg, Fabco and Portobello Marine in Dartmouth, N.S. Roger had a passion for writing captivating short stories, many of which were published in The Coaster, as well as an enthusiasm for woodworking and collecting old photos of schooners. His children and grandchildren were the joy in his life and all resided near him. Leaving to mourn, his wife Christine (Kearley), daughters Ellen (Corey) Seaward, Donna ( Bryan ) Hunt, Shelley (Shawn) Romo, Sons; Colin ( Tara ) Hunt, Curtis (Michelle) Hunt. Grandchildren; Emma and Molly Seaward, Carson Hunt and Owen Hunt. Brothers; Wallace (Sadie), Fredericton , N.B., Raymond (Esther), Rosebay, N.S., Edgar (Madeline), Twillingate, N.L., Winston (Ellen), First South, N.S. There will be a family only visitation. Memorial Mass to be held at 2 pm Thursday, June 19th, at St. Anslem’s Church in West Chezzetcook, N.S. Memorials to the family. No flowers by request.

HUSSEY, George Patrick – Passed peacefully away on June 12, 2008 in the presence of his family after a brief and quiet battle with cancer, George Patrick Hussey, age 87 years. Retired Superintendent with the City of St. John’s. World War II Veteran, British Navy. Predeceased by his son Billy, age 6 years in 1956. Left with fond and loving memories his wife of 62 years Hilda; son Pat (Robin); daughter Georgina (Larry); grandchildren: Lauren and Sara Hussey, Renee, Scott and Melissa Noseworthy; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Specht, Minnesota, USA and Margaret Babstock, St. John’s; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses of 5 North A, Health Sciences and Miller Center Palliative Care Unit PCU. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Pius X Parish, Smithville Crescent on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully appreciated or donations in his memory may be made to the Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

HUTCHINGS, Susanna   – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one Susanna Hutchings (nee Vokey) on June 24, 2008 at the age of 97 years. Susie was predeceased by her first husband Isaac Drover and second husband Thomas Hutchings; four brothers: John, Jacob, William and Bert; sister Mary Ann. Leaving to mourn five sons: Fraser (Frances), Calvin, Jerry (Rose), Phillip, Rody (April); three daughters: Mildred Miller, Margaret Legge, Daisy St. George; sister Alice Laymen, Gull Island; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank Drs. Macentire and Fleming and all the wonderful staff of the Fairhaven Unit of the Agnes Pratt Home, Old Topsail Road , for all their care and kindness. As well as Rev. Wendy Cronhelm for her prayers and support. Susie will be resting at Holloway’s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Thursday 6 to 10 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Dildo-New Harbour Corps. Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Whitbourne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susie’s memory to the S.A. Cemetery Fund or to the Alzheimer’s Society.

INKPEN, Eldon B. – Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on June 2, 2008 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Eldon B. Inkpen, age 63 years. Predeceased by his brother Melvin and father Ray. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Judy of 18 years; his mother Hilda; brother Wayne (Ann); sons: David (Giselle), Andrew (Darcy) and James; daughters: Kelly (Doug) and Susan; eight grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 and Wednesday, June 4, 2008 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 11 a.m. from Barrett’s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery . As an expression of sympathy donations in Eldon’s memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

KAVANAGH, Michael J .– Passed away suddenly in British Columbia on June 26, 2008. Michael J. Kavanagh, age 55 years. Predeceased by his father Jack. Leaving to mourn his mother Pauline; daughters: Connie Shea and Rebecca Kavanagh; son Michael; brothers: Gerard (Brenda) and Cyril (Mercedes); sisters: Betty Churchill (Walter) and Carolann Escott (Randy), as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay . Visitation Sunday, July 6 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, July 7 at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Bauline Line, Torbay.

KEARLEY, Myrtle F.– Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Senior Citizens Home on Sunday, June 1, 2008, Mrs. Myrtle Kearley of Bay Roberts, aged 86 years. Predeceased by parents: Taylor and Winnifred Porter of Port de Grave and brothers: William (Mary), Cecil ( Pearl ) and Bertram Porter. Leaving to mourn husband John S. Kearley; two daughters: Florence “Flo” (Colin) Crosbie, Daphne Dawson; two sisters: Ada (Albert) Greenland, Sadie (Walter) Bishop; sister-in-law Phyllis Porter; grandchildren: Tracey and Christopher Crosbie, Tommy (Heidi) and Adam (Michelle) Dawson; great-grandson Hunter; And a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore ’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Monday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. , Tuesday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon . Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 2 p.m. from St. Matthews Anglican Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the St. Matthews Anglican Cemetery, Bay Roberts. In memoriam donations may be made to the Pentecostal Senior Citizen’s Home, Clarke's Beach.

KEATING, William (Bill) – Passed away on June 4, 2008, age 80. Left to mourn his wife Jean (Cook); children: Robert (Viona), Pamela, Roger, Richard (Tina), along with his grandchildren and great-grandchild; his brothers: Robert (Ann), Doug (Joan); his sisters: Stella, Hope Crawford and Jean Thomas (David). Upon his request, no service will be held.

KELLY, Marcella M. (nee Murphy) – Passed peacefully away, on the morning of June 11, 2008 at the Health Sciences Complex, Marcella Kelly, age 89 years of Mount Arlington Heights. Predeceased by husband William (2002), daughter Marcie Harris (2008); brothers: Lar, George, Leo; parents: Thomas and Mary. Leaving to mourn children: Geraldine, Helen (Willie), Stella, Billy (Ella); son-in-law Raymond Harris. 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; sisters: Helen, Gladys (Jack), and a large circle of family and friends. Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 12 at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Friday, June 13 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Long Harbour, Placentia Bay from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in ‘Mom Kelly’s’ memory may be made to the “Mount Pearl Special Olympics”. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Holloway’s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Message of condolences may be e-mailed to rubyangel@persona.ca

KENNY, Sandra – Passed away following a courageous 17 year battle with traumatic injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in 1991, Sandra Grace Kenny (nee Baggs), aged 42 years of Kingston, ON and Mt. Pearl, NL. Leaving to mourn her devoted husband Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Kenny; parents James and Lulu (Mercer) Baggs, family members: Randolph and Pamela, John, Jerry, Robin and Paula, Jeffrey and Natalie Emond (Ottawa), Karen and Trina (Moncton), and Noelle Frye (Labrador City); parents-in-law: James and Bernice Kenny, sisters-in-law: Christina Parker and Ian Jordaan, Stephanie Head and Michael; brothers-in-law: Stephen and Pamela (Halifax), James and Ann Marie, and Robert (Toronto), numerous family and a very large circle of friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue , St. John’s , NL. Funeral Service will be held June 24th, 2008 at the United Church, Park Avenue, Mt. Pearl at 2 p.m. Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, James Lane, St. John’s. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to the Military Families Fund through the Military Family Resource Center or to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).
“Live Large, Laugh Loud, Love Lots.”

KENNY, Sheila – Passed quietly into the Arms of Christ, St. Anthony and her waiting family, Sheila Gabriel Kenny, Retired Revenue Canada Employee. Predeceased by her parents Walter and Margaret Brown Kenny; sisters: Catherine O’Keefe (Jim) and Josephine Nurse; brother Patrick (Rita); aunt Julia Brown; niece Patricia Courage. Leaving to celebrate her life nieces: Noreen Lee (Cyril); nephews: Walter (Carol), Dennis (Grace), Kevin (Donna), Brian (Roseanne), Barry O’Keefe (Lois); nieces: Sharon Roberts (Carl), Geraldine Wilkins (Kevin), Barbara Rose (Arch); nephews Michael (Cathy) and Brendan Kenny (Aggie); nieces: Jo-Ann and Peggy Kennedy (Bob); nephews: Paddy, John and Barry Nurse; nieces: Anita Feltham (Doug); as well she leaves many great and great-great-nieces and nephews with fond memories. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Wednesday, June 25th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, June 26th at 9:30 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.

KHALIL, Aleemunissa — Passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Chancellor Park, St. John’s, Mrs. Aleemunissa Khalil, age 87 years. Left behind are her loving husband Dr. M.A K Khalil, sons, Dr. Muhammad Aslam Khan Khalil and Dr. Muhammad Arshad Khan Khalil; and daughter Dr. Nasreen Khalil along with a wide circle of friends. Funeral prayers will be held at the Mosque, 430 Logy Bay Road, St. John’s, N.L. at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 followed by burial at the General Protestant Cemetery , Waterford Bridge Road, St. John’s.

KING, Georgina – It is with profound sadness that we the King family announce the passing of our matriarch Georgina “Jean” (Ploughman) King on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Dr. GB Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, aged 90 years. Georgina is predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Albert Victor “Vic” King. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Douglas  (Linda), Clarenville, Austin (Joan), Saskatoon, Thomas (Donna), Kitchener-Waterloo and Ewart (Rosalind), Clarenville; daughters: Linda (Al), Ottawa, Donna ( Gary ), Red Deer, Una, Clarenville and Lorna (Boyd), Clarenville; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held at Fewer’s Funeral Home on Thursday, June 26, 2008 with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clarenville-Bonavista Shrine Club in aid of Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Georgina ’s strong and quiet spirit not only held our family together but guided us through each of our life’s journeys. Her love, respect and strong dedication to her family will always be remembered.

KING, Guy – Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge on June 13, 2008. Devoted and loving husband of Mary King (Moores). Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Annie Maud King of Bauline, beloved daughter Glenys and brothers and sisters William, Ambrose, Raymond, Noami, Janie, Mae, Irene and Winnie. Leaving to mourn his wife Mary and his children: daughter Winnie Hanley (John), grandchildren Christopher and Jennifer; son Chester (Dawn) grandchildren Stephanie and Angela; son Len (Sally), grandchildren Celina, Samuel, Lenny and great-grandchildren Colby and Morgan; daughter Lois Ford (Gary), grandchildren Amy and Carla; son Scott (Gina), grandchildren Deanna and Katlin; son David (Elaine) and grandson Michael; his three sisters Lizzie Priest (Len), Hazel Legrow (Angus, deceased) and Lena Smith; sister-in-law Rose King, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Saturday and Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Bauline United Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or a donation can be made in Guy’s memory to the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

KING, James Leslie  – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre surrounded by his family on June 18, 2008, age 75. Predeceased by his parents Bernard and Lydia May King; two sisters: Olive Regan and Gwen Hodgson; infant grandson Mathew Smallwood. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend of 47 years Ruby; son James Neil (Sharon and Scott); daughter Marilyn (Charlie Smallwood); one granddaughter (Hope); step-granddaughter (Casandra); sisters Florence Tilley and Mabel Perkins, as well as a large number of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a very large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place from Bauline United Church on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to take place at Bauline United Cemetery, Bauline. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bauline United Church Window Fund, Daffodil House or a charity of one’s choice would be greatly appreciated. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

KWAN, Ying-Woon  – Passed peacefully at Masonic Park Nursing Home on Sunday, June 15, 2008, age 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Wai Hung Kwan. She will be missed by her children: John (Magdalene) of San Francisco , Linda (Peter) Chow of Houston and Alan (Johanne) of St. John’s; grandchildren: Darren (Tammy), Alan; Howard (Anise) Chow; Andrea, Vanessa; great-grandchildren: Adeline and Eloise Kwan, Austin and Brandon Chow and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul’s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road, on Saturday, June 21, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to one’s favorite charity.

LAKE, Peter Joseph – Peacefully passed away surrounded by his loved ones on June 29, 2008 at Holland Christian Homes in his 60th year. Leaving to mourn, his devoted wife Barbara for 37 years of marriage. Peter will always be remembered by his sister-in-law Agnes Budgell and family, and numerous family members and friends abroad. Family and friends will be received at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre, 8190 Dixie Rd., Brampton, (N. of Steeles) (905)-456-8190, on Sunday, July 6, 2008 from 1-2 p.m. with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
LAKE, Peter Joseph – Sept. 16, 1948 to June 29, 2008. Son of the late Madeline and Mathew Lake. Leaving to mourn wife Barbara (Cahill). Burial service at St. Michael’s Cemetery on Sept. 16, 2008 at 3 p.m. followed by a luncheon at St. Michael’s Hall.

LARKIN, Shirley (nee Cook) – Passed away at her residence on Monday, June 23, 2008, aged 72. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Dorothy; brothers: John and Armand. Leaving to mourn her son Charles J. (Sue); sister Jessie and brother Charles (Una); special cousin, Dorothy Boland; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to be held on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. from St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Logy Bay Road with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Shirley's memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

LAWLOR, Mavis Christine (Lupul) – 1955-2008 - Of Kitchener, passed away at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, on Sunday, June 29, 2008 at the age of 52. Beloved mother of Tamara Jennings and her husband Brian and Rhonda Warford and her husband Byron. Loving wife of Douglas Lawlor. Special grandmother of Tyler, Courtney and Chloe. Mavis will be always remembered by her family, sisters: Valerie, Vanita and Marie and several other family members in Manitoba. Sadly missed by her many friends, especially the management and staff of Balnar Management with whom she worked alongside for many years, and family and friends in Newfoundland. At Mavis’ request, cremation will take place and there will be no visitation or memorial service. Interment in Selkirk, Manitoba. Condolences for the family and donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, N2J 1P7, 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com

LeDREW, Conrad Arthur (1950 - 2008)  – Passed away in Surrey, B.C. after a lengthy illness on June 6th, 2008, formerly of St. John's . Leaving to mourn, (four children) Terry P.Eng. (Petie), Cheryl (Paul), Tanya (Paul), Dr. DJ (Melissa). Mom and Dad (Terrance and Laura), grandchildren Max, Sophie, Kieran & Ireland; four sisters, Jeannine (Harvey), Michelle (Mike), Nanette (Wilf), Denise (Larry), Donna (Wayne); three brothers, Adrian (Nichole), Doug (Jan), Chris (Judy); many nieces and nephews. Special friends, Gerald (Moe) and Helen Hayward. Memorial service held in Vernon , B.C. on June 16th, inurnment at Anglican Cemetery, Forest Rd. held on July 16th.

LEONARD, Philomena Mary  – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, June 26, 2008, Philomena Mary Leonard of Southern Harbour, aged 81 years. Predeceased by her husband Patrick Leonard (1996) and daughters: Doreen and Catherine. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughters: Madonna (Neil Simon), Madeline (Albert Messervey), Lucy (Vince Ennis), Rita (Gary Pittman) and Jackie (David Ryan); sons: Felix (Catherine), Thomas (Vera), Leo (Kathleen), Bernard (Marie), Donald (Janet) and Kenneth; sisters: Theresa and Nellie; brother Dennis McCarthy; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; along with a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, Southern Harbour. Funeral service 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church, Southern Harbour with interment to follow at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Southern Harbour.

LETHBRIDGE, Artillus (Ted)– Passed away suddenly at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville in the presence of his family and friends, Ted Lethbridge of Clarenville, aged 63 years. Predeceased by father Fred; mother Bessie; brothers: Boyd and Calvin; father-in-law Harvey Elliott; sister-in-law Doreen Short and brother-in-law Edward Smith. Leaving to mourn his caring wife Yvonne of 42 years; mother-in-law Emma Elliott; son Paul (Ann); daughters: Sharron (Jeff) and Joanne (Philip); grandchildren: Victoria and Jonathan; brothers: Walter (Janet), Wayne (Margaret); sisters: Myrtle (Ray), Ivy and Cindy (Frank); sister-in-law Nellie; brother-in-law Oliver Short; along with a large circle of relatives and close friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service held on Friday, June 6, 2008 at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. Special thanks to the staff of Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital for helping Ted in his final moments.

LEWIS, Brian Patrick — Passed suddenly away on Bell Island on June 27, 2008, age 50 years. Predeceased by his father and mother John and Mary Ellen Lewis, brother Gerald and brother-in-law Patrick Ezekiel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his three sisters Jean, Bell Island, Veronica (Mike), Bell Island, Margaret (William), Harbour Grace, five brothers Ben (Mary), Bell Island, Paul (Diana), Bell Island, Wayne, Bell Island, John, Kitchener, Ont., James, Bell Island, 14 nieces and 11 nephews, as well as several great-nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast’s Funeral Home, Bell Island . Funeral mass on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. from St. Michael’s Church. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery , Bell Island.
“If tears could build a stairway
 and memories make a lane
we’d walk right up to heaven
and bring you home again”

LILLY, Harry (July 20, 1924 - June 28, 2008) WWII Veteran - 59th Nfld. Royal Artillery Regiment — Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, June 28, 2008, Harry Lilly of Heart’s Delight - Islington, aged 83 years. Predeceased by his wife Jean (2002), daughter, Joyce Harnum (1991), son-in-law Robert Harnum (1992) and grandson Shane Seward (1995). Left to mourn with loving memories are his three sons: David (Debbie) of Bracebridge, Ont., Bob (Dianne) of Elmsdale, N.S. and Steve (Faye) of Coehill, Ont., his three daughters: Helen (Herbert) Anthony of Makinsons, Betty (Junior) Jackson of Cavendish and Bev (Clyde) Seward of Hearts Delight-Islington, as well as 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also lovingly remembered by his brother Eric Lilly, Gander, sister-in-law, Jean Lilly, Waterdown, Ont., and brother-in-law Allan (Nellie) Reid, Gander, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at the SUF Lodge, Hearts Delight-Islington from Monday, June 30, 2008 until the time of funeral. Funeral to take place from St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Hearts Delight-Islington on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Matthew’s Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Matthew’s Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warrens Funeral Home, Dildo. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.warrensfuneralhome.ca

LINDSTROM, Eric Gordon (1935 - 2008) – Passed away in the presence of his loving family at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on June 13, 2008, age 72 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 52 years Ruby (Lucas); children: Debbie McCarthy (Jim), grandchildren Jennifer (Corey) and Adam (Kayla); Wayne (Jackie), grandchildren: Krista and Nicklas; Terry (Lorna), granddaughter Adele (Kenton) and great-granddaughter Sawyer; Todd (Kim) and grandchildren Annika and Jack. Predeceased by his father Gordon (1979) and mother Bertha ( Adams ) (1990); father-in-law George Lucas (1975) and mother-in-law Violet ( Adams ) (2005); brothers and sisters-in-law: Ern Tibbs; Bill Lucas; George Lucas; Alice Lucas and Mary Lucas. Also leaving to mourn: brother Bob (Audrey) and sister Ethel Tibbs; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jean Hudson (Dave); Joyce Rose (Max); Fred Lucas (Ella); David Lucas; Roy Lucas (Blanche); Bruce Lucas; Gail Dempsey ( Erin ); Linda Best (Ben); and Josephine Lucas and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Reddy and to the exceptional staff of St. Clare’s Coronary Care Unit, especially Liz, Jackie, Alice, Jeannette and Helen. Cremation has taken place. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Saturday, June 14, 2008 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday, June 15, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. A private family memorial to be held at a later date. Inurnment at Mount Pleasant General Protestant Cemetery. No flowers by request. As an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

MAHER, Arthur Joseph– Passed away at Rochester, New York on 5 June, 2008, age 89 years. Predeceased by his wife Evelyn. Born at Flatrock, St. John ’s East and a USAF Veteran of the Pacific Conflict. Survived by three sons, five daughters, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild and brother, Ronald J. Maher of Torbay . Burial to take place at the Bath Veteran Center, New York.
Requiem Aeternum.

MARTIN, Rosanna – (October 13, 1916 - June 15, 2008). Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on Sunday, June 15th, 2008, after a brief struggle following a broken hip, Rosanna Martin of Dildo, aged 91 years; wife of the late Walter Martin. Also predeceased by brothers: Clarence, Ralph, Corbett, and Charles, and sisters: Rita and Elizabeth. Rosanna was the loving mother of Shirley (Ed) Bailey, Gander , Willis (Linda) Martin, St. John’s , Hilda (Rick) Decker, Sydney River, N.S., Eileen ( Clark ) Golema, Dunedin , Florida , and Charles (Theresa) Martin, Dildo. She was also the loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren: Sharon, Sheila, Shelly, Lisa, Vickie, Cheryl Lynn, Sandra, Jacqueline, Monique, Ann, Karen, Wanda, Craig and Debbie; and 17 great grandchildren; her sisters: Jenny and Hilda, and brother, Howard. Also leaving to mourn a large number of family and friends, especially long time friend Doris Newhook. Resting at Warren ’s Funeral Home, Dildo, with visitation on Tuesday, June 17th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm and from 7:00 - 9:00 pm and on Wednesday, June 18th, from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon . The funeral service will be held from All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo on Wednesday, June 18th at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at All Saints’ Anglican Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to All Saints Anglican Church, Dildo. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.warrensfuneralhome.ca

MATCHIM, Joan Elizabeth – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre after a brief illness in the presence of her loving family, Joan Elizabeth Matchim, age 66 years. Leaving to mourn her husband of 45 years Bob; her children: Debbie Matchim (David Coish - deceased) and Robert (Donna); one granddaughter Kira Matchim; one sister Ada Wheeler; one brother Kenneth Canning; mother-in-law Ivy Matchim; niece Samantha McMullin (Glen); one grand-niece Rebecca McMullin. The family will receive visitors at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay on Friday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Pouch Cove. Private inurnment to take place at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

MAUGER, Patricia Ann – 56: It is with great sadness that we, the family, have to announce the loss of a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece and friend, Patricia Ann Mauger of Rocky Bay, Nova Scotia, who passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 22, 2008, at the St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre, Arichat. Born in Chapel’s Cove, NL; she was the daughter of Ann (Corbett) Myers of Chapel’s Cove and the late Joseph Myers. Patricia loved music, playing the accordion and a good time with family and friends. Left with fond and loving memories are her loving husband of 25 years, Warren Chester; daughter Karen, Sydney; son Glen at home; grandchildren: Carter, Madison and Kircy; sisters: Mary (James) Hawco, Chapel’s Cove, Loretta (Patrick) Healey, Holyrood, Theresa Morrissey (friend Vince Murphy), Chapel’s Cove, Debbie (Patrick) Strapp, Hr. Main; brother James (Bernadette) Myers, Chapel’s Cove; also a large number of nieces, nephews and a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her special grandmother Nora Myers and grandparents, John and Mary Corbett; mother and father-in-law, Esther and John Mauger; and sister Doreen Cantwell. Visitation has taken place with a Vigil Service in celebration of the life of Patricia in the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home, Arichat with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Visitation will take place at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Monday with a vigil service at 8:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Hr. Main on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in the family plot in the R.C. Cemetery, Chapel’s Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted and memorial donations can also be made to the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.

MCGRATH PARSONS, Judy Marie – Age 52. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our sister Judy, after a losing but courageous battle with cancer on June 13, 2008 at her home in Lab City. Predeceased by mother and father, Eleanor and Michael McGrath. Leaving to mourn her husband Wince; four sisters: Lindy, Carol (Tom Hollett), Geraldine (John Pike), Margie; three nephews: John and Mike Pike and family, Michael McGrath; niece Judy Hollett; also aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from both St. John’s and Lab City. Cremation and burial has already taken place at her request. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Rest in peace

MEADUS, Joyce (nee Thistle) – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Joyce Meadus, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her loving husband Harry Meadus. Leaving to mourn are two sons: Owen (Donna) and Vaughn (Alda); daughter Evelyn Bennett (Gerry), Taiwan; grandchildren: Jason Meadus (Dawn Marie), Halifax, Geoff Meadus, Stephen Meadus, Halifax, Andrea Bennett-Reid (Sheldon), Halifax, Karen Bennett-Clayton (Mark), Halifax and Kelly Meadus (Daniel), Montreal; great-grandchildren: Adam and Ben Reid, Halifax, Samuel and Jack Clayton, Halifax, Jane and Stephanie Meadus, Halifax and Lili Martin, Montreal; beloved sister-in-law and best friend Lucy Meadus; sisters-in-law: Phyllis Lambert and Isabel Rowsell, Kate Meadus and Marcie Meadus; brother-in-law Dougald (Olive), Toronto. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including Sophie Winsor, Lester and Gertie Snelgrove, as well as her friends at Alderwood Estates Retirement Home, Witless Bay . Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon . Funeral service will take place from Barrett’s Chapel on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Joyce’s memory may be made to a charity of choice. To sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

MERCER, Joan Patricia — Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease, on June 30th 2008 , Joan Patricia Mercer (Turner) age 73 years. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Leslie T.; Sons: Paul (Sheila), Herbert (Colleen), William (Dr. Deborah) and Augustus (Andrea); daughters: Yvonne Pope and JoAnn Woodland (Paul); twelve loving grandchildren; brothers: William, Frank Sheehan (Marilyn) and Thomas Sheehan; sisters: Gertrude Dalton (Edward), Yvonne Oates (Edmund) and Agnes Power (Jerome); brother-in-law Ralph (Yvonne); sisters-in-law: Charlotte, Marion Nugent and Elizabeth McIntyre; as well as many other relatives and friends. We wish to sincerely thank the staff of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home for their care, kindness and professionalism. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Wednesday from 10 a.m.- 12 noon, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service to take place 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008, from St. Michael And All Angel’s Anglican Church. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honour. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Association of Nfld. and Labrador or to the Shriners’ Transportation Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

MILLER, Ellie (nee Tuff) “Mom Miller” — Born in Ochre Pit Cove and during her long and wonderful life, lived in St. John’s, Bell Island, Kelligrews, Masonic Park and recently at Glenbrook Lodge, where she passed peacefully away in her 101st year, surrounded by her loving and devoted family on Monday, June 30, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband Harold “Dusty” Miller; her son Bill and son-in-law Michael Galway. Left to celebrate her life and give thanks for all the love, inspiration and cherished memories she gave us are her daughters: Juliette Galway (late Michael) of St. John’s, Shirley Miller of Kingston, Ont. and Carol Crane (Ron) of Georgetown, Ont.; grandchildren: Derek Galway (Mary), Christopher Galway (Rhonda), Michelle (Galway) Parai (Milton), Marvin Miller, Greg Miller (Faith), Corette Miller, Christine (Yetman) Cairns, Paul Yetman (Melinda), Jill Yetman (David), Trevor Crane (Cheri) and Leah Crane; great-grandchildren: Michael and Shannon Galway, Liam Breen-Galway, Jordan Skopleanos, Mitchell Cairns, Zachery Yetman and Tessa Crane; and also many other friends and relatives. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service to be held from Barrett’s Chapel on Friday, July 4, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery , Kenmount Road . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to The Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
“Love leaves behind more than death can ever take away.”

MOORE, Paula Joy – A Memorial Mass for the late Paula Joy Moore who passed away on June 12, 2008 will be celebrated on Monday, August 18, 2008 at 12:00 o’clock at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Survived by her brother Robert; her sisters: Elizabeth Duff (late Don), Anita Kenny ( Austin ) and sister-in-law Betty Moore (late Tom). Predeceased by her parents: John and Mary Moore; brother Philip (Dolores); sisters: Mary (Melamed), Ann and Brenda.

MORGAN, Barbara Ann – Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, age 54 years, of Kelligrews. Predeceased by her mother and father, Dorothy and Robert. Left with fond and loving memories her husband, Bill; son Wade (Krystal); daughter April; cherished granddaughter Samantha; special sister Mandy; and step-father Stan Fowler; also survived by special friend Elizabeth; sisters; brothers and other family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upper Gullies on Saturday on June 28, 2008 at 2 p.m. Inurnment in the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, or a charity of one’s choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

MUDIE, John (Scotty) — Passed suddenly/peacefully away at age 77. His passing is mourned by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary; sisters Elizabeth, Scotland; Gracie (Joss), St. John’s; brother James, Kelligrews; many nieces, nephews and special friends; special niece Marie. He will be sadly missed by many Masonic Brethren and Nobles of Mazol Shriners, Members of the NCRA. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home Tuesday, July 1 and Wednesday July 2 from 10 a.m. -12 noon , 2 - 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral announcement at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in Johnnie’s memory to be made to Mazol Shriner’s Children’s Travel Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

MURPHY, Marguerite (nee Tucker)– Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in the presence of her loving family on Monday, June 2, 2008, Marguerite Murphy, in her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband John, in 1969. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her thirteen children: nine sons: John (Margaret) of Manitoba, Tom, Jim (Diane) of Ontario, Sylvester (Jean), Andrew of Ontario, Joe (Mary) of Ontario, Myles, Neil (Lisa) and Brian (Cathy); four daughters: Marguerite Kaye (Lenny) of New Jersey, Jean Murphy (Dave), Bernadette Chalker and Louise Husk (Paul). Also leaving to mourn twenty-eight grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Tuesday, June 3rd. from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Wednesday, June 4th from 12 noon - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Thursday, June 5th at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.

MYLER, Elizabeth — Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Saturday, June 28, 2008 Elizabeth Martha Myler. Predeceased by  her husband Reginald, sisters Maude Newell, Rose Mulley; brother Malcolm Mulley. Leaving to mourn daughter Joyce O’Brien (Daniel). Sister Ceceil Noseworthy. Grandchildren Paul (Mandy), Sherri (Bill), four great-grandchildren Kyle, Bailey, Samantha, Billy and a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Monday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 from Caul’s Chapel at 11 a.m.  Cremation to follow. Inurnment will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery . No flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place .     
 “A Friend to Everyone”

MYRICK, Mary Ita — Passed peacefully away on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at Trepassey Retirement Home, Trepassey. Ita Myrick age 96 years. Predeceased by her husband James (1972), daughter Marie (1973), son Michael (1997), daughter-in-law Pauline Myrick (1989), great-granddaughter Victoria Myrick (1995). Leaving to mourn sons, Eugene and Noel, and daughter-in-law Kay Myrick all residing in Trepassey. Grandchildren, Dean, Darren, Marie, Becky, Jeff, Juanita, Leon and Shawn. Ten great-grandchildren, managment and staff, residents of the Trepassey Retirement Home as well as many nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and close friends. Remains resting at Faheys Funeral Home, Trepassey. Visitation on Sunday and Monday, June 8-9, 2008 from 2 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday June 10, 1 p.m. from Holy Redeemer Church-Trepassey. Cremation to follow. To express condolences online and to sign the guestbook, please visit www.faheysfuneralhome.com

NASH, Ronald J. – April 2, 1923 - June 12, 2008 (formerly of Branch, St. Mary’s Bay). Passed away peacefully at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital after a short illness in the presence of his loving family. Ron was a well known taxi driver who was loved and respected by many people of the Cape Shore. Ronnie is predeceased by his parents, William and Ann Nash, parents-in-law James and Blanche Hepditch; sisters: Isabella (Cyril) Nash, Eleanor (John) McGrath, Rosella Roche; brothers: Nicholas (Annie) Nash; brother-in-law Thomas Nash. Ronnie leaves to mourn his loving wife Christina (Hepditch); sisters: Eileen Nash, Kathleen ( Douglas ) Dooley; brother Austin (Agatha) Nash; brothers-in-law: Philip Roche, Jim (Susan) Hepditch; sisters-in-law: Bride Duggan, Lucy (Bernard) Leonard, Emma (Tom) Kavanagh, Annie (Wilf) Lane, Patricia Dalkner, Mary (Derm) Browne, Blanche (Pat) Smith, Bernadette (Gene) Power. Ron also leaves one very special niece Lorraine O’Rourke, along with many other nieces and nephews. Ronnie will be sadly missed by all. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Friday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to take place at Mary Queen of the World Church on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted, or donations can be made in his memory to a charity of one’s choice.
“He lived as he died, trusting in God”

NORRIS, Evelyn (nee Andrews) – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Evelyn Norris on Sunday, June 22, 2008, aged 79 years. Predeceased by her father Charles Andrews; mother Alice Andrews (nee Mills); husband Naaman Norris, partner Stanislaus Kelly; her two sons: Warren and Adrian and sisters: Ella, Marion and Ruth. Leaving with fond and loving memories are her three daughters: Beryl Drover, Lorna Kavanagh (Joe) and Della Whittle (Dave); two sons: Kenneth and Les (Mary Brown); eight grandchildren: Shannon, Albert, Jeff, Lesley Ann, Jeremy, Brad, Adam and Chelsea; two great-granddaughters: Keelyn and Karma; life-long friends: Helen Fogwill-Porter and Vicki Headon; home-care workers: Joan French, Georgina Richards and Maxine Morrison; her friends at Thomas Estates as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-1, 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from Salvation Army St. John’s West Corp, Mundy Pond Rd. on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca
“Mom, you are on your next journey to be with your two sons  you longed to see again.”
“God, what an angel you have been given.”
“Forever in our hearts”

NORRIS, Herman — (December 18, 1935 - June 5, 2008) 72 years of age. Now safe in the arms of Jesus, Herman went peacefully to be with his Saviour on Thursday, June 5, 2008, in Brampton, Ontario, his place of residence for the past 18 years. Born in Little Heart’s Ease, Trinity Bay, Herman is predeceased by his parents George and Gertrude (nee Drodge); Herman will be lovingly missed by Norma (nee Anthony), his precious wife of 49 years, four grateful children, Donald (Tina), David (Donna), Sharon (Raymond) Scott, and Susan (Jason) Pond, and ten wonderful grandchildren, Deanne, Ryan, Joshua, Natalie, Meaghan, Kelly, Kurtis, Kristen, Lee, and Adam. Also survived by seven loving sisters and their families, Ena (Lloyd) Walker, Vida (Frank) Linhart, Mary Head, Jessie (Edward) Tarry, Zelma (Donald) Rixmann, Elsie (James) Wright, and Emily (Tim) Young. Herman will be fondly remembered by a loving extended family, cherished friends, colleagues and acquaintances. Spending most of his adult life in Mount Pearl , Herman was a successful businessman in heavy equipment, construction, real estate and church building. His love for the Lord shone through in his service to Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship, Gideon’s International and his church. Skilled in carpentry and an avid hunter, fisherman and boat lover, Herman’s smile and witty sense of humour will be a memory cherished by all who loved him. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s; Visitation on Wednesday, June 11, 7 p.m. to 9 pm; and Thursday, June 12, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 pm. A celebration of Herman’s life will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008 , 11 a.m. at Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle, 565 Kenmount Road, St. John's.  Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As a testimony to Herman’s unwaivering faith, donations in his memory may be made to The Gideon’s International (www.gideons.ca), an organization sharing God’s Word around the world. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com
John 14:1-3
"Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto Myself; that where I am, there ye may be also."

NOSEWORTHY, Sheila – Aged 59. Passed away suddenly on June 10, 2008, forever loved, remembered and truly missed by husband Gordon Noseworthy and three sons: Leon, Chuck (Shannon) and Matthew; granddaughter Kaitlyn; mother Sadie Furey and brother Desmond Furey. Predeceased by father Charles Furey. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of family and cherished friends. Visitation at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass to take place at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church on Friday, June 13, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery.
“Death is not the blowing out of the candle; it is the extinguishing of the flame as dawn arises”

O’LEARY, Helen (Finn) – Passed peacefully away at home on Friday, June 20, 2008 at age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband, John (Jack), parents Thomas and Josephine and brother Frank.  Leaving to mourn her children Paul (Cathy), John (Joan), Carol (Butch Dillon), Judy (Peter Andrews), Brenda (Randy Douglas), Michael (Ruth), Robert (Vicky) and Jennifer. A large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Siblings Margaret Rickert, James (Mary), Donald, Gerard (Hannah), William (Betty), Mary Boyle (John), Michael (Rosemary), Kay Finn.  Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday, June 23rd, at 12 noon from Caul's Chapel. Interement to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations can be made in her memory to The Alzheimer's Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.

OLIVER, Rita (nee Hobbs) – Passed peacefully away June 9, 2008 in the presence of her loving family, Rita Oliver, age 81 years. Predeceased by her husband James; son Samuel, daughter Elizabeth “Haynes”; parents James and Violet Hobbs; brother Cyril Hobbs. Leaving to mourn sons: Hubert, Donald, Richard (Rose), Eugene and Philip (Delores); daughters: Violet Lucier (Roy) of B.C., Barbara Beason (Harold), Stella Johnson (Bill), Linda Bojaczuk (Steve) of B.C., Debra White (Chris) and Denise (Dave); also twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren and one great-great-granchild; sisters: Hannah Arcand of BC and Mary Squires; brother Hubert Hobbs (Doreen); half brothers: Pat Hobbs and Paul Tucker (Helen); half sister Gloria Yetman (Edward); son-in-law Roger Haynes; daughter-in-law Dianna Oliver; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, with visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 12th at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, Mundy Pond Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or those wishing may make a donation in Rita’s memory to a charity of choice.
“Safe in the Arms of Jesus”
“But in Our Hearts Forever”

O’NEILL, Donna Ferne ( Easton ) – Age 46. Passed away at her home in Lantz, N.S., May 27, 2008, Donna Ferne O’Neill (Easton), age 46 years, following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Donna was born in Clarenville, NL, the youngest daughter of the late William and Ruby Easton (Frampton) and later moved to St. John’s with the family in 1966. Left to cherish her memories are her husband and best friend Harry; daughter Krista; son Christopher; her canine companion, Riley, who was constantly by her side and bunny, Lucy; sisters: Mildred Holloway (Clarence), Mississauga, Beverley Manuel (Roy), St. John’s, Shirley Easton, Hamilton, Rosalyn Easton, Calgary, and a best buddy, her only brother Ron (Mt. Pearl). Her in-laws: Doug and Dorothy O’Neill, Enfield , N.S. , formerly of Pennywell Road , St. John’s , NL; brothers-in-law: Paul ( Calgary ), Doug ( Calgary ); sister-in-law Sherry Hart (John), Whitecourt. Also left to mourn, many nieces, nephews, the Easton and Baggs family of Clarenville and her school friend Viley Kieley (Goulds). Cremation took place May 28, 2008 . A Memorial service was held at Riverview United Church , Elmsdale , N.S. , June 3rd, 2008 followed by a reception to celebrate her life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Elmsdale, N.S. Donations in her memory can be made to a Cancer Charity of ones choice.

O’TOOLE, Elizabeth Mary — Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Saturday, June 21, 2008. Elizabeth Mary O’Toole, aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Daniel (1978) and son Roger (1978). Left with fond and loving memories her children: Leonard (Delores) Dartmouth, Edward (Burnaby, B.C.), Kevin (Trish) Dunville, N.L., Raymond (Ann) Placentia, Tom (Susan) N.S., Derm (Alice) Mt. Pearl, Mary (Eric) St. John’s, Betty (Phil Camplin) N.S., Shirley (Tim Miln) Australia, Danny (Janine) St. John’s, Yvonne (Craig Benson) Mt. Pearl, and Fabian (Amanda) St. John’s; 27 grandchildren: Janet, David, Dawn and Lynn, Brendan, Terry, Colin, Leslie, Eddy and Tyrone, Tanya and Terina, Leona and Leanne, Craig, Kristen, Brad and Allison, Chris, Scott and Stacy, Megan and Tyler, Andrea, Stephanie and Katie, and Kyle; 24 great grandchildren as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. from Caul’s Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted.

OWENS, Kevin – With his wife and children at his side, it is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, in his 65th year, on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre. Predeceased by parents, Rose and Rodrick and brother Rodey, Tone and Bren. Forever loved, remembered and missed by his wife of 47 years, Anne (Thompson) and daughters Wanda (Bill), Pam (Randy), Brenda (Mike) and Bernadette (Jim). A fond and very loving grandfather to Tina, Kevin, Crystal, Andrew, Allan, Jason, Melissa, Sarah, Dylan and Logan and great-grandfather to Nathaniel; also will be missed by brothers France, Len (Peewee), Jim (Jen), Brian, Mick (Lil), Dennis (Brenda), Albert and Andrew (Donna); one sister Lindy (John); also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to express special thanks to the doctors and nurses of 4SA and 4NA for their compassion, care and kindness. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road . Flowers gratefully accepted.
“Our world was a better place with you in it. Now you can sleep peacefully.”

PARSONS, Eli – Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on June 5, 2008 in his 90th year, Eli Parsons of Indian Bay. Eli was predeceased by his wife Rebecca, parents Samuel and Minnie, brother Martin, sisters Jane Hunt, Charlotte Button and Beatrice Cook, brothers-in-law Harry Button, George Hunt, Stewart Cook and Aubrey Perry and son-in-law Calvin Stokes. He is survived by his sister Patience Perry; daughters Agnes Noseworthy (Eric), Yvonne Stokes, Phyllis Hunt (Cecil), Daphne Parsons (Donald); sons Eli (Elizabeth), Wade (Jennifer); grandchildren Carla, Vanessa, Janice, Angela, Cory, Chad, Justin, Brittany, Jessica, Holly, Melanie and Stephanie, many nieces and nephews. Eli’s family will be forever grateful for the great care he received from the staff at the Agnes Pratt Home during his nearly 4 year stay. Funeral arrangements entrusted with Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove. The funeral service will take place from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Indian Bay , Sunday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m. To sign our online guest  book, please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

PARSONS, F. Jean – Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday, June 26, 2008, F. Jean Parsons of Harbour Grace, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband, G. Maxwell. Leaving to mourn sisters-in-law: Isabell Cameron and Alice Parsons, both of St. John’s; nieces: Justice Margaret Cameron and Joan Parsons, both of St. John’s, Elaine (Derek) Edwards, Harbour Grace, Barbara (Christopher) Clancy, St. John’s, Brenda (Philip) Bjerkseth, ON; nephews: Anthony (Gina) Lecheminant, ON, Ian (Eleanor Jean) Lecheminant, BC, William Cameron and Lal (Sylvia) Parsons, both of ON; caregivers: Margaret, Julie and Mary; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel’s Funeral Home, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE and from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, June 29th at 2:00 p.m. Interment in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Visitation hours at Noel’s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon , 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel’s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PARSONS, Paul – Passed suddenly away at his residence on Tuesday, June 10, 2008. Paul Parsons, aged 62 years. Predeceased by his mother Audrey. Leaving to mourn are his father John T. Parsons; aunts: Dulcie Kean and Ev Chaffey; his loving wife and best friend Barbara; daughter Paula (Sheldon); son Timothy; brothers: David (Sheila), Robert (Anne), Richard (Dayle); mother-in-law Patricia Rideout; Barbara’s sons: Michael (Krista), Mark (Jennifer); loving grandchildren: Oliver, “Papa’s Little Buddy”, Liam, Eric and Payton, as well as numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Friday, June 13, 2008 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 14, 2008 from 9-11 a.m. Funeral service to be held on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 12 Noon from Barrett’s Chapel. Interment to take place at a later date. No flowers by request of the family, donations can be made in Paul’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

PEAREN, Mary (nee Kelly) – Passed peacefully away June 6, 2008, at Nelson, BC, Mary Agnes Pearen in her 70th year. Born April 25, 1939, in St. John’s, NL, Mary was predeceased by her husband Reg (1991); and by her parents, Bride (Coady) and Bill Kelly of St. John’s (1977 and 1978 respectively).  She will be sadly missed by her loving sons: Dave of Calgary, AB and Andy of Nelson. Mary also leaves to mourn her brother Kevin, and his wife Sheila of Danvers, Massachusetts; her sisters: Sheila, and her husband Bill Gushue of St. John’s; Helen, and her husband Bob Kieley of Kelligrews; Ann, (the late Jim O’Rourke) of Corner Brook; Patricia, and her husband Eric Cogswell of Burlington, ON; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins; and her dear friends of the Nelson Jubilee Manor. The family would like to thank the staff of the Jubilee Manor for their exceptional care of Mary during her two-year stay. Although a stroke in 2006 debilitated her verbally and physically, Mary recovered enough to participate fully and with much joy and contentment in the daily life of Jubilee Manor.  With typical selfless determination, Mary’s brief, final illness did not prevent her from being able to communicate a last gracious goodbye to those she loved, and who loved her in return.
“Where there is love there is life.” Gandhi

PECK, Ellen Margaret (nee Kirby) – Born November 15, 1917, Lamaline, Newfoundland. Margaret was an exceptional mother, wife, grandmother, elementary school teacher, tireless volunteer for community organizations, past president of the Anglican Woman's Auxiliary of the Qu'Appelle Diocese, Saskatchewan, licensed sub deacon for the Kootenay diocese, British Columbia, fundraiser, hospital chaplain  and hospice worker. Margaret passed away peacefully on, June 12, 2008, following a very long heroic struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Margaret was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years, Ron Peck, her father, the Rev. Hugh Kirby, mother Flora Kirby (nee LeMessurier), six brothers, one sister, and three sisters-in-law. She is survived by her children, Hugh, David (Patricia) and Donna (Tom) Deis and her grandchildren, Tasha Peck, Aaron Peck, Eric Deis, Sandra Deis and Laura (Brent) Riel. She was raised in Port Rexton/Trinity East, and Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. She graduated from Memorial University at St. John's, Newfoundland. A war bride, she left her native land to be with the love of her life, first in Saskatchewan and then retirement in British Columbia. Margaret will be deeply missed by her beloved children and grandchildren and all those who loved her. She will be remembered for her optimism and magnanimity, her sense of humour and forbearance, her compassion and moral fortitude, her knitting, her service to the community and her devotion to her parents and family. The family wishes to thank Dr. Eric Baasch, all the staff of Weatherby 1 at Peace Arch Hospital, in White Rock. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada. http://www.alzheimers.ca/english/index.php     A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2008, at St. Paul 's Anglican Church 1130 Jervis Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6E 2C7.

PHILLIPS, Elizabeth M. (nee Ennis) — Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, June 7, 2008, in the presence of her loving family, at the age of 87 years, Elizabeth Phillips of Whitbourne, formerly Merasheen. Predeceased by her husband William. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories, sister Marcella Ennis. Children, Irene Hackett (John), Linda Phillips (Stephen Norris), Bill Phillips (Maxine), Frank Phillips (Joan), Garry Phillips (Debbie). Forever in the hearts of her 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway’s Funeral Home, 17 Cabot Avenue, Whitbourne. Visitation Sunday, June 8, 4 to 10 p.m., Monday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. from the St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, Whitbourne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Daffodil Place. Messages of condolences may be e-mailed to rubyangel@persona.ca

PIERCEY, Sidney Arthur — Passed suddenly away on Sunday, June 29th, 2008, Sidney Piercey of Heart’s Content, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents Walter and Beatrice Piercey. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 47 years, Jean (nee Seward), three sons, Terry (Della), Dennis (Dallas) and Michael (Teena); four grandchildren, Michale, Brandon, Tyler and Kristen; brother Hayward (Annie); sisters Audrey, Marion (Paul), Blanche (Pat) and Winnie (Angie); sisters-in-law Lucy (Hilary) and Augusta; nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and an abundance of friends across Newfoundland and Labrador. Resting at Green’s Funeral Home, Winterton on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral to be held on Thursday, July 3 at 3 p.m. from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Heart’s Content. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Heart’s Content. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send messages of condolence visit www.greensfuneralservices.ca

PIKE, Clayton Hayward — July 25, 1938 — June 5, 2008. Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, June 5, 2008, Clayton H. Pike of South Dildo, aged 69 years. Predeceased by his infant son, Ricky, parents, Norman and Sadie Pike, sister, Doris Mahle, brother, Joseph Pike. Leaving to mourn with loving memories; Mona, wife of 51 years and five daughters, Juanita (Roger), Carol (Calvin), Marsha (Ron), Susan (Sam), Renee (Brad), nine grandchildren; Shannon (Mark), Shane, Chad, Tyler, Daniel, Luke, Liam, Hunter and Jake, brothers and sisters, Aubrey (Frances), Ray, Cecil (Blanche), Hilda (Bob), Ada, Winston (Carol), Doug (Lorraine), Frances (Don), Ruby (Clyde), sisters in law, Beulah, Joan (Steward). Also lovingly remembered by a number of nephews, nieces other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren ’s Funeral Home, Dildo, Friday, June 6th. 7:00p.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from the Salvation Army Citadel TBS Corps, Sunday, June 8th at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Blaketown. As expressions of sympathy donations in Clayton’s memory may be made to Lung Association NL. or a Charity of One’s Choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit warrensfuneralhome.ca

PIKE, Muriel (nee Baggs) – Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, Thursday, June 19, 2008, Muriel Pike, aged 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Samuel George (1999), grandson Andrew Walwyn (1966) and son-in-law Albert Bruce (2001). Leaving to mourn her loving family: four sons Humphrey (Maggie), Roger (Ida), Warwick (Christina), Philip (Yvonne); two daughters Juanita (Chesley) Roberts, and Sandra (William) Noel; one sister Rose (Basil) Vokey; special friend Lorraine Arnold; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue with visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and then from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service to be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2008 from Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle, 565 Kenmount Road . Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Gideon’s International or Elim Tabernacle Building Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

PINSENT, Juanita – Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on June 18, 2008 Juanita Pinsent, age 85 years. Predeceased by her parents William & Ida (Shelley) West, sister Daisy, brother Edward. Left with loving memories are her husband Donald H. Pinsent, son William (Bill) of Ladle Cove, daughter Eleanor (George) Leslie of St. John’s, brother Garfield of Gander Bay, David (Marion) of Ladle Cove, sisters Nina of Conception Bay South, Elva of Deer Lake, Fanny (Joe) Angel of Noggin Cove, Ivy (Wallace) Harvey of Carmanville; grandchildren Robert & Jayson Pinsent, Krisjan & Kenneth Leslie; great-grandchildren Kalista Pinsent & Aidain Leslie; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Saturday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen’s United Church , Ladle Cove. Interment United Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place, P.O. Box 8921, St. John’s, NL A1B 3R9. Arrangements through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander/Carmanville. To sign our memorial on-line guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

PITCHER, Robert James – October 1, 1929 - June 1, 2008. Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 1, 2008, Robert (Bob) Pitcher of Hopeall, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his parents Corbett and Lillian Pitcher and son David. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his wife Pearl; his children: Audrey (Dennis) Lane, Barry (Sheila), Lorraine (Ivan) Williams, Barb (Martin) Wall, Craig (Judy), Mavis (David) Smith, Rick (Annie), Calvin (Carol), Rob (Colleen), Tammy (Steve) Boyer. Also lovingly remembered by nineteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister Emily Thorne; brother Gorden Pitcher (Dorean). A large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren ’s Funeral Home, Dildo with visitation Monday, June 2nd, 7:00 p.m. until time of funeral. The funeral service will be held from First United Church, Hopeall, on Wednesday, June 4th at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at First United Church Cemetery. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.warrensfuneralhome.ca

PITTMAN, Samuel James – Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 22, 2008, Samuel James Pittman, age 83 years of Whitbourne. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Ivy; sons: Jim (Lorraine), Randy (Glenda); daughter Lorene (Deon Dyson); grandchildren: Tracy, Greg, Alison, Sam, Leah and Jessica; great-grandson Daniel; brothers: Ron (June), Bill (Terry); sisters: Betty, Freddie (Mervin Parrott); sisters-in-law: Marie (Jim Dicks), Vera (Ches Parsons), Juanita (Don Mullins), Frances Ingram and Greta Dicks, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his sister Frances; brothers-in-law: Hector Dicks and Berkley Ingram. Visitation at Holloway’s Funeral Home, Whitbourne, Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2008 from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne. Inurnment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Whitbourne. Messages of condolences may be emailed to rubyangel@persona.ca

POWER, Donald J. (Don) – With broken hearts we announce his passing in the presence of his family at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on June 11, 2008 at the age of 64 years, formerly of Forest Field, Salmonier. Forever cherished by his wife Beryl (nee Tippett) and daughters Michelle Power (Kristen and Chad Marche) Stephenville; Donna Alexander (Greg: Chelsea and Hanna) Corner Brook; son Donald M. of Halifax; sister Shirley (Larry) Smith, Forest Field, and their daughter Carroll Chaulk (Brian) of North Bay; brother Kenn (Audrey: Amy, Stephen & Charlene Ryan) Alberta; mother-in-law Flo Tippett, Stephenville; sister-in-law Bonnie (Barry) Simms and their daughter Melanie Matthews (Robert: BJ) Corner Brook; special aunt Minnie Dalton and her family of Hr. Main; a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral entrusted to Russell’s Funeral Home and Crematorium with private family service June 20, 2008 at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery with Fr. O’Quinn offering the blessing. Donations to Daffodil Place will be gratefully accepted in Don’s memory.
I shall pass through this life but once,
If therefore there is any kindness I can show,
Or any good deed I can do any fellow being,
Let me do it now,
Let me not deter nor neglect it,
For I shall not pass this way again!
Thank you for sharing the loss of our loved one.

POWER, Edwina (nee Ozon) – Saturday, June 21, 2008, at the age of 54. Beloved wife of William. Loving mother of Magaretanne, Laura and Kathleen. Caring daughter of Ted Ozon of Logy Bay, NL. Dear sister of Paul Ozon (Pat Foster) of Grande Prairie, AB, Bob Ozon of Logy Bay, NL, John Ozon (Sharon Kendall) of Torbay, NL, Gene Ozon of Grande Prairie, AB, Mike Ozon (Tina Boland) of St. John’s, NL, Anne (Ed Delahunty) of Wabush, NL, Sheila Ozon of Logy Bay, NL, Ceil Ozon (Len Wells) of St. John’s, NL, Audrey Ozon of St. John’s, NL, Joan (Phil Veitch) of Logy Bay, NL, Gail Ozon (Cy Collins) of Torbay, NL and Lynn (Barry Fewer) of Ottawa, ON. Predeceased by her mother Margaret (nee Brocklehurst) Ozon and brother Teddy (Bev Devereaux) of St. John’s, NL. Funeral Wednesday to St. Francis of Assisi Church in Outer Cove for Mass of Christian Funeral at 10 a.m. In memoriam donations to the Little Angels and Bone Marrow Transplant Fund are appreciated.

POWER, John Joseph — Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Friday, June 27, 2008, John Joseph Power, age 73 years. Predeceased by his parents Leo and Nellie Power; brother Gordon and sister Judith. Leaving to mourn brothers: Douglas (Linda) of Ottawa, Ontario; Neil of St. John’s; Randy (Judith) of Barrie, Ontario; sisters: Helen Keough of St. John’s; Catherine Bordeau (George) of Boucherville, Quebec; Yvonne Deaton (Mike) of Brighton, Michigan and Sharon Manuel of St. John’s; also leaving to mourn Christine Hillier, the daughter he never had, and a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to take place on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick’s Church with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 

PREDHAM, Bruce – Retired member of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department, East End Station after 25 years of service. Passed suddenly away at his residence on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, Bruce Predham, aged 58 years. Predeceased by his parents Bride and John Predham; daughter Chrissy Predham and brothers: James and William Predham. Leaving to mourn are his loving wife and best friend Marjorie Predham (nee Mercer); son James (Liliana); sister Barb Walsh (John); brothers: Gerry (Pat) and John (Barb); mother-in-law Sarah Mercer and father-in-law Hector Mercer; sisters-in-law: Madonna and Marcella Gomes (Vic); brothers-in-law: Melvin Mercer (Pauline) and Wallace Mercer (Kathy); loving granddaughter Ireland; loving grandsons: Sebastian, Christian and Lucas; special nephew Terry Predham; long-time friend Ted Chafe; as well as many other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at St. Teresa’s Church on Friday, June 6, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Bruce’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

PRINCE, Bessie A .– Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s on Monday, June 23, 2008, Bessie A. Prince of Princeton, aged 82 years. Predeceased by husband Albert and daughter June. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Evelyn (Gordon Greening), Musgravetown; sons: Max (Theresa), Princeton and Don (Marilyn), St. John’s ; grandchildren: Suzette (Gerald Chatman), Jamie (Marlene Snelgrove), Corey (Amanda Clements), Jacob, Courtney and Nadia; great-grandchildren: Lauren and Drew; and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 2008 from Fewer’s Funeral Home, Lethbridge with cremation to follow and interment at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted.

PRITCHETT, Marion Patricia — Passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on Friday, June 6, 2008 in her 75th year. Predeceased by her mother (Marie) and her father (Bela). Left to mourn are her husband Lloyd, daughter Mary Dawe (Harry) and son Almond (Roxanne), granddaughters Kelly, Tonya and Stephanie (precious to her), sisters Bessie Elliot, Gambo, Shirley Warren (Ken), Glovertown, Evelyn Pritchett, Mount Pearl , brother Morgan Pritchett, Labrador City. Also left to mourn are a large number of loving nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. Resting at Pritchett’s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral to take place from St. George’s Anglican Church, Gambo at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2008.
“Words cannot express how much she is loved and will be missed.”

PURCHASE, Violet Ethel (nee Taylor ) — September 5, 1926 - June 20, 2008. Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Violet Purchase in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her husband Andrew, January 22, 2007; parents: Hayward and Ethel Taylor; sisters: Eileen Kingsley, Doris Breedlove; brothers: Leonard and Hayward; In-laws: Boyce Sharpe, Bill Parsons, Hayward Randell and Jimmy Breedlove, Lulu & James Thorne, Allister & Blanche Purchase, Nelson & Ida Purchase, Gladys & Gus Bartlett, Ivy & Ed Crewe. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three sons: Tony (Sheila), Halifax, Randy (Mary), St. John’s and Larry, Toronto; grandchildren: Jannah, Anthony (and their mother Nancy), Dylan and Lauren; sisters: Minnie Sharpe, Jean Parsons, Valda Randell and Irene Taylor; brothers: Ron Taylor and Frank (Violet Francis) Taylor, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Reverend Kathy Brett officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Humber United Church Memorial Fund or the charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

QUIGLEY, Robert — It’s with great sadness we announce he passing of our beloved husband and father. Robert passed away peacefully on June 8, 2008 in his 78th year, after a lengthy illness. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Margaret (nee Cantwell) of 48 years, six cherished children and 11 grandchildren. John (Shirley) (John, Joseph), Colin (Michele) (Lindsay, Liam), Diane (Lew), Maureen (Jake) (Sarah, Adam, Katie), Darlene (Don) (Alex, Rachel), Margie (Rick), (Ian and Max). A funeral mass will be held on June 10, 2008 at 11 a.m. A private family interment will take place. Cremation has taken place at Robert’s request. The family will host a reception following the mass at St. Michael’s to celebrate Robert’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the Canadian Blood Services. The family would like to express special thanks to the nursing staff at Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital for their care and support. Your kindness will never be forgotten.

RAFUSE, Brian Gordon – January 24, 1948 - June 4, 2008. Passed away at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on June 4th, 2008, Brian Gordon Rafuse, age 60. Predeceased by father Harold, brothers Darrell & Mike, father and mother-in-law Norm and Mabel Sheppard, sister-in-law Brenda Quinton. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Irene, son Steven (Nicolle) of Camrose, AB., grandchildren Hayley and Parker, and a special friend Sophie, mother Winnifred of Brooklyn, NS., brothers John (Sheila) of Windsor, NS., Kennie (Pat) Moncton, NB, Tom (Daphne) of Gander, sister Joan (Wilfred) Hawksworth of Hythe, AB., sisters-in-law Norma (Carol), Jean (Larry), Marion (Barry) all of Gander. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander with visitation Saturday, 10 A.M. - 12 Noon . Funeral service Saturday, June 7th, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. from Fraser Road United Church, Gander. Inurnment at a later date. Brian relocated to Gander being imported by Gander Flyers Hockey Team, October 1968 winning many championships and awards, meeting the love of his life Irene Sheppard and commencing a career with ATC for 32 years retiring May 2003. Brian was very active in his community volunteering his time and talent to Gander Minor Hockey, Sea Cadets Band, Masons, Shriner’s, Board member of Gander Co-op and teaching guitar groups and the church choir. Brian’s love of family was ever apparent and he cherished his time with his grandchildren. Brian dearly loved music, golfing and socializing with many friends. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander . Donations in Brian’s memory may be made to Daffodil Place, P.O. Box 8921, St. John’s, NL A1B 3R9. To sign our memorial online guest book please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

RALPH, Jonathan – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, Jonathan S. Ralph, age 79 years of Grand Falls. Predeceased by Harriet Jane Ralph and Jonathan Ralph of Grand Falls. Leaving to celebrate his life, his loving wife of 55 years, Janet (nee Freake); daughter Ann-Marie (Wilfred); son Darrel (Pauline); three grandchildren: Amanda, Scott, Darrel Jr.; one great-grandchild Brody; brothers: Carl (Betty), Eugene (Dinah); sister Marion (Gar); also a large circle of family and friends. Visitation at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, June 14, 2008 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel at a time to be announced. Cremation to follow. Interment to take place on Monday, June 16, 2008 at the Anglican Cemetery, Grand Falls, N.L. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Jonathan’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

REARDON, Gerald– Passed away at Kelligrews on Monday, June 2, 2008, age 78 years. Left with fond and loving memories his sisters Rita Clarke and Mildred Barry; also, nieces, nephews and the management, staff and residents of Oceanview Guest Home, Kelligrews. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Funeral Mass in St. Edwards Church, Kelligrews on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, Kelligrews. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

RICHARDS, Violet Gladness   – Passed peacefully away after a brief illness at the St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, Violet Richards in her 90th year. Predeceased by her parents Abraham and Minnie; sisters Elizabeth (Dolly) and Mary; brother William and nephews Leonard and Stanley. Leaving to mourn are special nephew Frank (Collette); special grand-niece Kimberly Tait; brothers Cyril (Shirley), Tom and Fred; nephews Don, Kenneth, Herbert, Victor, David, Harry, Simon, Robert and Cecil Jr.; nieces Lena, Francine, Lisa and Mondella; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from Barrett’s Chapel on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 2:00. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery . To sign the online memorial guest book, please visit www.barretts.ca

RIDEOUT, Eric – Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, June 12, 2008, age 85 yrs, of Long Pond. Predeceased by brothers, Malcolm, Noah, Ernest, and Carroll, sisters Rita, Phoebe and Elsie. Left with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend Frances, children Roy (Zita), Rita (Eggie), Rosalind (Gerald), Reuben (Vera), Menzel (Lorraine), Louise (Lorne), Douglas (Annie), Paulette (Craig), Karen (Gerry), 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, sisters Ellen, Nancy and Esther. Also, other family and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Saturday 10-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Sunday 10-12 noon. Funeral Service in All Saints Anglican Church, Foxtrap, on Sunday, June 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn’s Hill Road, Foxtrap. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

RIDEOUT, Warrick — Passed peacefully away at the L. A. Miller Centre on Sunday, June 1st, 2008 age 88 yrs of Foxtrap. Predeceased by his wife Janet, daughter Madonna, son Warrick, brother Ralph. Leaving to mourn sons, Victor, Dennis (Helen), Gary (Hilda), Terrence (Christine), daughters, Gladys (George), Effie (Terry), Barbara (Bob), Mary (Chris), Trudy (John), Daphne (Leslie), Elsie (Peter), Sylvia, Debbie (Gerald), 26 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Also nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Monday from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. -12 noon . Funeral service on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 2 p.m. in All Saint’s Anglican Church, Foxtrap. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery , Church Road Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Special thanks to Dr. Eaton and the staff at the PCU and his home care workers. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

ROBBINS, Mabel – Passed peacefully away at the age of 92 on Monday, June 2, 2008 at her home in Otterbury Manor, Wesleyville, Mabel, beloved wife of the late Arch Robbins of Lumsden. Leaving to mourn with many fond memories are three sons: Angus (Joan) of Ottawa, Ont., Carl (Dorothy) of St. John’s and Max (Bonnie) of Conception Bay South, six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister Edna Robbins; sister-in-law Ivy Robbins; brother-in-law Cyril Robbins and as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, June 4 at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church, Lumsden with Rev. T. Bowman officiating. Interment to follow at The United Church Cemetery, Lumsden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The United Church Cemetery Fund, Lumsden. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour. To sign our on line guest book please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

ROSE, Netta — It is with great sadness that the Rose family announce the passing of their loving mother on Friday, June 27, 2008 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital at the age of 81. Netta was well known for her store “Roses Grocery” on Casey Street for many years. Netta is predeceased by her husband Edward (1999), who served in World War II; brothers Don and Al; sister Daisy; and son-in-law Larry. Left to mourn with loving memories are her seven children: Netta L. who lived with and cared for her mother for many years in St. John’s; Effie (Joao), Ontario; Madonna, Ontario; Elizabeth, Ontario; Baxter, Ontario; Eleanor (Jim), St.John’s; and John, CBS; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; also many relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on July 2, 2008 at 2 p.m. from Barrett’s Chapel with interment to follow at the Field of Honor, Mt. Pleasant. Flower’s gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To sign the online guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

ROWE-BARTLETT, Brenda Charlotte – Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, June 19, 2008, Brenda Rowe-Bartlett, aged 57 years. Predeceased by her parents George and Charlotte Rowe. Leaving to mourn are her loving husband: David; daughters Dani and Anna; second mom to Kerry, Krista and Steven; grandchildren Ryan, Brendan, Rory and Roanan, as well as many other relatives and beautiful friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Saturday and Sunday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will be held from Wesley United Church on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. Interment will take place at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Brenda’s memory may be made to the Janeway Children’s Wish Foundation, Daffodil Place or Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

ROWE, George Edward – Passed away in Toronto, George Edward Rowe, age 63 years, youngest son of the late Senator Fred W. and Edith (Butt) Rowe. He leaves to mourn his daughter Caroline and her mother Mary Martin Rowe; his brothers: Fred (Sandra), Stanley “Bud” and Bill (Penny); his nephews and nieces Christopher, Lisa (Leo), Stephanie (Kent) Michael, Fred, Sean (Angela), Michelle (Arnold), Dorian (Victoria) and Toby (Colin) and their families; also, his aunts Dorothy Butt and Marjorie Rowe and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, June 10 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., to be followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. at the Carnell Memorial Chapel. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association, N.L. Division. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

SCHMIEDENDORF, Madelon (Everson) – Passed peacefully away on Monday, June 9, 2008. Predeceased by parents Bob and Beatrice Everson, siblings, John, Robert, Rosalita and Betty Ann, father-in-law Robert Schmiedendorf and mother-in-law Jean Schmiedendorf. Left to mourn her passing, her husband Louis; son Robert (Linda); daughter Kimberly; cherished grandchildren: Issac, Emma-Jane and Quinn; sisters: Maureen Kelly (Harold), Kay Fromm, Millie Cahill (Jim), Adelaide Rahmann (Paul); brothers: Dave (Kathleen), Ron (Debbie), Bob (Gina), Gord (Sheila); sisters-in-law: Kathrine McHenry (John), Rosemary Esch (Bob); nieces and nephews, as well as life-long friends in Newfoundland and Ontario. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay . Visitation Thursday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, June 13th at 10 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Outer Cove. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation or the MS Society.

SCOTT, Nathaniel (Scottie) — Passed peacefully away after a brief illness from cancer at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, June 14, 2008, Nathaniel Scott, age 73 years. Predeceased by his father John and mother Maude, brother Richard and sister Linda. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 50 years, Diann (nee Ralph of Grand Bank), his walking buddy Sammie, sisters Virtue Upshall of St. John’s, Jane Withers of Rock Harbour, Burin Peninsula, as well as many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. A special thank you to the doctors and staff of the 4th floor South and to Father John Courage and Major Bungay for their prayers, kind words and uplifting sense of humor. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Sunday, June 15, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and on Monday, June 16, 2008 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service to be held from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adams Avenue, on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Scott Family. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

SEAWARD, Hazel – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Hospital on June 9, 2008, Hazel Seaward, age 81 years, formerly of Gander and born in Port aux Basques. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 63 years William; sons: Richard (Linda) and Keith (Marilyn); grandchildren: Kimberly, Jonathan, William, Jeffrey and Jessica; brother Eric Vardy (Charlotte), Riverview, N.B.; sister-in-law Frances Vardy, Delphine Emmett (John), Alice Janes (George); brothers-in-law: James Seaward and Absolam Seaward (Joan); many nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-12 Noon. Funeral Service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

SHEPPARD, Raymond C. – Passed away at the Caribou Pavillion on June 25, 2008, Raymond C. Sheppard. Lovingly remembered by his wife Doris (nee Noel); son Gordon (Shirley) and grandson David (Lisa); as well as many other relatives and friends. Raymond was an ex-member of H.M. Royal Navy having served in same during World War II, a past member of the Royal Newfoundland Naval Association, the Canadian Legion and the Masonic Lodge - Avalon #776 E.C., as well as his beloved church “The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist”, St. John’s, which he attended prior to his many illnesses and surgeries since 1980. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral service to take place on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com
“Loving and kind in all his ways,
Upright and just to the end of his days,
Sincere and kind in heart and mind,
Beautiful memories he left behind.”

SHORT, Joan Sybil Noonan (nee Gear) – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, June 16, 2008, Joan Short, aged 86 years. Born in St. John’s, Joan was a life-long resident of Newfoundland. As United Church of Canada clergy, Rev. Short served the pastoral charges of Whitbourne, Glovertown and Harbour Grace. She was director and chairperson of Burry Heights board of directors and also served in other presbytery and district capacities. Joan also served as the first female administrator of the Neighbourhood Improvement Program at St. John’s City Hall. She received NLOWE’s Champion Award for her many pioneer ventures including St. Mary’s Bay Crafts and Trelawney B&B. Joan was predeceased by husbands: John “Tiny” Noonan and Selby W. Short; parents: Ernest and Irene Gear; brother: Joseph and sister-in-law: Edna. Joan leaves to remember nieces: Ernestine Baggs, Charlene Scott (Steven); nephews: Joseph (Bernice), Harold (Andrea), as well as many other relatives, friends and colleagues. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon . Funeral service will take place from Gower St. United Church on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Joan’s memory may be made to the Burry Heights Camp and Retreat Center or Gower St. United Church. To sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

SIMMS, Edgar – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, June 23, 2008, after a short illness, aged 94 years. Predeceased by his loving wife Lucy, brothers: Ernest, Max, Gerald, Len and Clifford; sisters: Eva and Greta. Also leaving to mourn his only son Ronald; cherished grandchildren: Ronald (Lisa), Allison and Jillian (Stephen); his two precious great-grandchildren: Meagan and Matthew; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends especially his summer home friends at Mahers. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral service to be held at the Anglican Cathedral on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with interment at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Endowment Fund. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

SINGLETON, Francis — Passed away suddenly but peacefully on June 29, 2008, Francis Singleton of St. Mary’s, S.M.B., aged 93 years. Predeceased by first wife Ellen (1986), second wife Gertrude (2002), brothers Jack and Peter, sisters Rose and Elizabeth and grandson Scott Kevin (1978). Left to mourn with fond and loving memories one daughter Eileen (Doug) Bishop, Point La Haye; four sons: Gerald (Vivian), Edmonton, Kevin (Edna), St. Mary’s, Alan (Marg), Grand Prairie, Eugene (Georgie), Grand Bank; special nieces: Donna, Barbara and Phyllis, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Gibbons’ Funeral Home, St. Mary’s, on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 from 2-4 p.m.; 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 1-4 p.m.; 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Thursday, July 3, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, St. Mary’s. Burial to follow. To express condolences online visit our website at www.gibbonsfuneral.ca

SKIFFINGTON, Alonzo Neuth  – September 27, 1927 - June 15, 2008. It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our husband, father, father-in-law, brother and brother-in-law in the presence of his family on June 15th at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. Predeceased by son Ricky; Father John; mother Mildred; grandson Dean; brothers: Eugene, Max and Edwin. Forever loved and truly missed by wife Flossie; daughters: Genevieve, Conception Bay South, Bernice (Avalon), Glovertown; sons: Rick (Kelly), Prince Albert, Sask., John (Pam), St. John’s, Dean (Ria), Prince Albert, Sask. and Lonnie (Kim), Emma Lake, Sask; brother Allister (Norma), Gambo; sister Irene, Glovertown; grandchildren: Nathan, Mark, Rikki, Martin, Angela, Lorelei, Ashley, Brent, Vanessa, Zachary and Madison; great-grandchildren: Mark, Jenessa, Charlotte, Rachel and Abby. Also a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Oram’s Funeral home, Glovertown Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Faith United Church , Glovertown 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18th. Flowers gratefuly accepted or donations to Children’s Wish Foundation.

SMITH, William Cecil — Passed peacefully away at home in Spaniard’s Bay on June 19, 2008,  William Cecil Smith of Spaniard’s Bay in his 84th year. Predeceased by parents: Jessie (nee Snow) and Wm. Llewellyn Smith. Sister: Blanche Stokes; brothers: Baby Chesley, Leslie, Abrham and Chesley; grandson: Michael Craig Morrissey. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Theresa of 57 years. Daughters: Linda (Stanley Butt) of Spaniard’s Bay; Sharon (Randell Newman) of Spaniard’s Bay; Jean (Don Morrissey) of Harbour Grace; Roslyn Smith of Spaniard’s Bay; Maxine (Terry Lynch) of Beaton, Ont. and Denise (Terry Baker) of Bradford, Ont. Sons: Terry (Gloria) of Spaniard’s Bay; Frazer of Spaniard’s Bay; Gary of Toronto, Ont.; John of North York, Ont.; Les (Brenda) of Bay Roberts; Roger (Gail Mercer) of Bay Roberts; Glenn (Elizabeth) of Foxtrap; Austin (Carol) of Spaniard’s Bay; Dennis of St. John’s and Tony (Darlene) of Spaniard’s Bay. Sisters Myra Neil of Spaniard’s Bay; Phoebe Menchions of Spaniard’s Bay and Nina Smith of St. John’s. Brother: Lloyd Smith (Rosie) of Spaniard’s Bay and Walter Smith (Jessie) of Spaniard’s Bay. Forty grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Young’s Funeral Home in Spaniard’s Bay. The funeral service will take place Monday at 2 p.m. June 23 at Holy Redeemer Church with interment to follow at Maul Tree Hill Cemetery , Spaniard’s Bay. In his memory flowers or donations greatly accepted.

SNELGROVE, M. Emma (Peggy) neé Butt R.N. — Passed peacefully away at Cambridge Estates, St. John’s, on Saturday, June 21, 2008, M. Emma (Peggy) Snelgrove R.N. Predeceased by her husband Clive. Leaving to mourn daughter Judi Somers and husband Verne; three grandchildren David, Robin, his wife Dana, and Kirsten; great grandchildren Eliza and Amelia, also brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held from Gower Street United Church on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to Gower Street United Church or to a charity of one’s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

SNELGROVE, Dr. Vernon J. — Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on June 15, 2008 at 75 years of age. A retired professor of education at Memorial University, he leaves to mourn, daughter Teri Snelgrove (Brian Nicol) in Vancouver, son Dr. Paul Snelgrove (Dr. Michele DuRand) in Torbay, and their mother Rose Lee Snelgrove in St. John’s. Vern was the eldest of 11 children of the late Wesley and Daisy Snelgrove of Grates Cove and is survived by his brothers and sisters: Doris (Ernie), Melbourne, June (Walter) Snow, Maisie (Brooks) Adey, Charles (Marilyn), Georgiana (Carson) Lambert, Phyllis (Dominic) Johnson, Melvin (Marie), Roland (Dr. Christine), Bill (Vivian), Rose Lee (Dr. Joe) Boudreau, and many nieces and nephews. Vern graduated from Memorial University in 1957 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Alberta in 1965 and a PH.D from The Ohio State University in 1971. He then returned to Newfoundland with his family to accept a faculty position at Memorial, where he taught until his retirement in 1993. He has a broad legacy of students from his days as a teacher and principal in St. John’s, Port-aux-Basques, and Labrador City, and from his years as a professor at Memorial. Since 2006 he resided at Callingwood Downs in Clarke’s Beach. The family will receive visitors at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Friday, June 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 21 from Barrett’s Chapel. Interment will follow at a later date at the United Church Cemetery in Grates Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wesley and Daisy Memorial Scholarship Fund at Memorial University or to Grates Cove United Church . Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

SNODGRASS, Mrs. Madonna  – 75 of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Passed away peacefully on June 15, 2008. She was born January 1, 1933 in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada to Ignatius and Johanna Pittman. Mrs. Snodgrass had been a long time resident of Santa Rosa Beach. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion and served as president to the Women’s Auxiliary for four years. Some of her hobbies included cooking and crocheting. She also enjoyed spending time with her three dogs and her birds. She was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage and celebrated it. She was a devoted military wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Snodgrass is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Joe Snodgrass of Santa Rosa Beach; four daughters: Sheila (Ed) Rigdon of Sarasota, FL, Sue (Steve) Greenberg of Sarasota, FL, Debbie (Jerry) Mason of Knoxville, TN, Laurie (Ronnie) Chapman of Tucson, AZ.; two sons: Joe (Tina) Snodgrass of Destin, FL, Charles (Elizabeth) Snodgrass of Lynn Haven, FL; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two brothers: Andy and Jack Pittman, and her sister Ella Hughes. Visitation hours were conducted at the Emerald Coast Funeral Home, Wednesday, June 18 from 11-12 PM . The funeral service celebrating her life followed visitation hours on Wednesday at 12 Noon at the funeral home, with Rev. Roy C. Marien, pastor of Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Church, officiating. You may express your condolences and shared memories of Mrs. Snodgrass on our website at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com

SNOW, Patricia Ellen – Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family at the Agnes Pratt Home on June 16, 2008, Patricia Ellen Snow, aged 63 years. Predeceased by her father Frederick and her brother Paul. Left to mourn her loss are her loving family, mother Jean Ollerhead; husband Ches; daughter Lesley; son Paul; grandchildren: Felicity and Victoria; brothers: Terry, Max (Theresa) and Fred; sister-in-law Ruby Fraser (Lindsay); she also leaves a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held. The family will receive friends for a reception on Thursday, June 19 at 5 p.m. in the lower reception lounge at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater road. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Society in Patricia’s memory would be greatly appreciated.

SOMERTON, Alice Alicia — Passed peacefully away on Friday, June 13, 2008 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Alice Alicia Somerton age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Nat Somerton and her daughter Bonnie Crane. Leaving to mourn two sons Robert and David (Obie), grandchildren Johnny, Jackie, Debbie, Nathaniel, Jennifer, Natasha and Jacelle. Great-grandchildren Jacqueline, Claire and Taylor. One sister Florence Sayre and Brother Jackie Ebbs (Vera). Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Sunday and Monday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to take place on Tuesday June 17, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
“Allie was a mother to all”

SQUIRES, Clarence Donald – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, June 27, 2008 in his 57th year, surrounded by his loving family. He was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle and brother-in-law who touched people’s hearts in a very special way. He was a long time employee of Masonic Park Complex. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Marjorie, and baby brother; niece Kayla Hicks; father-in-law Peter Oliver; brothers-in-law: David Lawrence, Johnny Oliver; sisters-in-law: Sheila Martin, Linda French. Leaving to mourn his very devoted and loving wife of 34 years, Jeanette (nee Oliver); son David; daughter Jennifer (Kirk); mother-in-law Jenny Oliver; brothers: Robert and Douglas; sisters: Rhoda (John), Edith (Jack), Lydia, Violet (Peter), Laura (Clyde), Christine (Ernie), Thelma (Derek); brothers-in-law: Wayne, Francis (Evelyn), Robert (Sue), Gary, Dave Martin; sisters-in-law: Madeline (Gus), Debbie (Ed); 53 nieces and nephews; special nephew Cory (Corinne); special sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Ed White; special friends: Don, Harry, Darren, Bob and Lorraine Halfyard and Douglas Mercer; all staff and residents of Masonic Park Complex, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of the Health Sciences Complex for their professional care and support. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service from St. Philip’s Anglican Church on Monday, June 30, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Philip’s Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

SQUIRES, Clarissa Thelma (1914-2008) —  Passed peacefully away in her sleep at her home on June 7, 2008, at 93 years of age, Clarissa Squires. Predeceased by her husband Eli, granddaughter Lisa, her sons-in-law, Lester (Hutch) Riche and Ernie Strickland, sister Ella and brother Aubrey, both of Seldom, NL. Leaving to mourn daughters: Carole, Cheryl (Don), and son Barry (Sheila), seven grandchildren: Ian (Sherry), Jeremy (Susan), Heather (Chris), Dawn (Clive), Shaun (Stacey), Sarah, and Megan, nine great-grandchildren, special friends of the family Joan & Tony Bantleman, Pat & Ken Mercer and Roger Maunder. Also left to mourn are many other relatives and a large circle of friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 11 a.m. from St. Philip’s Anglican Church. Interment to follow at the St. Philip’s Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Clarissa’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

STANLEY, Wilson – Retired Railway Engineer of 42 years with CNR. Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday, June 13, 2008, Wilson Stanley of Clarenville, aged 91 years. Predeceased by wife Printzling; daughter Karen; sisters: Violet Ivany, Susan McLish and Shirley Wornell; brother Sebdee Stanley and grandson Randy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters: Marie (late Pat Butler), Grand Falls-Windsor, Lily (Don Sparkes), Kitchener, ON, Daphne Loveys (David Baird), Milton and Joan Brennan, Florida; sons: Robert (late Jean Stanley), Don (Norma) and Rudy (Diane), all of Clarenville and Tim (Cindy), Grande Prairie, AB; sisters: Sadie (late Ches White), St. John’s and Dulcie (late Melvin Ivany), Winterbrook; a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, along with other relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville, 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Cremation and memorial service to follow with interment at United Church Cemetery, Church Hill, Clarenville. Time and date of memorial service to be announced. In his memory, flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John’s.

STEVENSON, Ronald Chesley (1957-2008)– Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on June 3, 2008, at a young age of 51. Predeceased by his twin daughters Jeanie and Joanie (1980), father Alfred (1965), mother Mildred (1979) and brother Alfie (1992). Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 32 years, Jeanie (nee Whalen); two sons Ronnie (Amanda), Randy (Denessa), one daughter Melissa (Doug), five darling grandchildren Dylan, Cameron, Landon, Adrian and Brandon; six sisters Patsy, Judy, Sandra (Doug), Helen (Wayne), Debbie (Huds) and Gail (Bill); nine sisters-in-law, seven brothers-in-law and a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. A special thank you to the doctors and staff of ICU, Health Sciences Centre and Carbonear General, and to Father Brown, Father Roche and Rev. Courage for their prayers, kind words and uplifting sense of humour. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday from 12 noon - 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, June 7 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

SULEY, Lovetta — Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Friday, June 27th, 2008, Lovetta Suley (nee Loder), aged 92. She is predeceased by her husband, Harold, and her sisters, Mildred, Meta and Joyce. Leaving to mourn are her children, Edwina and Eric; grandchildren, Scott and Bonnie Campbell, Michelle, Tracey and Andre Suley; great-grandchildren, Blair and Anne Campbell, Sara Bourque, and William Penney; and brother-in-law, Eldred Loder. She is also survived by a large circle of relatives and friends. As the last surviving housekeeper of The Grange in Whitbourne, “Lovie” was instrumental in supplying historical information about the Bond family and about the landmark itself. Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Monday, June 30th, 2008, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. An interment service will take place in Whitbourne at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lovie’s memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit, www.carnells.com

SULLIVAN, Hazel – Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at the Health Sciences Centre after a courageous battle with cancer, Hazel Sullivan, age 70 years. Predeceased by her parents and other loved ones. Leaving to mourn son Rick (Alison); special friends: Joan Hussey, Len and Ruby Earle, also the women of the ACW and her card buddies at St. Lawrence Anglican Church, as well as her friends at Murphy’s Shady Rest Home. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Thursday from 7-9 and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove. Interment to follow in St. Lawrence Anglican Cemetery, Bauline Line. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hazel’s memory may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

SUTTON, Irene (O’Brien) (nee Butler ) – Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, June 25, 2008, Irene Sutton of Trepassey, aged 86 years. Predeceased by James O’Brien (1955) and Philip Sutton (1999), son Desmond (1970). Left with fond and loving memories her children: Betty (Charlie White), Bride (Derm Devereaux), Paddy (Mary), Kay (Peter Dimmell), and Edward; sister Kathleen Sutton; sisters-in-law: Clara Sutton, Mary Myrick and Mary Butler; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of family and friends in Trepassey and at Alderwood Estates. Resting at Fahey’s Funeral Home in Trepassey Thursday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Redeemer Church at 10:30  a.m. Friday, June 27. Interment to follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to a charity of one’s choice. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.faheysfuneralhome.com

SUTTON, Marie Gabriel  – Passed peacefully away on June 22, 2008. Marie Gabriel Sutton, age 88 years. Longtime resident of Manuels, CBS, formerly of Victoria St., St. John’s. Predeceased by her parents William and Clara Sutton, brother Tom Sutton (wife Gladys) and sisters: Molly and Isabel Sutton. Ever remembered by friends and neighbors. Marie made many friends and fond memories during her working years in Fort Pepperrell as well as her years as a beautician of Glady’s Beauty Salon on Prescott Street . At her request, cremation and burial have taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. from St. Thomas of Villanova R.C. Church, Manuels. Donations in her memory may be made to the S.P.C.A. or to a charity of ones choice. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.cauls.ca
To everything there is a season

TEMPLEMAN, Gordon Maxwell – Passed peacefully away at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge on Monday, June 2, 2008, Gordon Maxwell Templeman at the age of 81. Gordon grew up in Newtown, Bonavista Bay. He and his family also resided in Wabush where he worked for many years at Wabush Mines. He retired in 1991 and spent his retirement years in Paradise and Newtown. Gordon loved trout fishing in Shoal Arm Pond and spent many hours berry picking. He was a lover of animals, especially his canine buddy, Sasha. He is predeceased by his parents Philip and Emma Templeman and by a very special grandson, Dr. Neal Simon. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving and dedicated wife Carrie (nee Perry); daughters: Doreen (Dave Simon), Roslyn (Greg Gosse), Peggy (Pat Marrie); sons: Leonard (Olive) and Gordie (Sandra). Also mourning his loss are his grandchildren: Nicole Simon, Michael and Philip Templeman, Ashley and Amanda Templeman, Jonathan Marrie and Victoria Gosse; his sisters: Evelyn Hunter (Val), Olive Simmons (Vern) and Linda Herner (Ken); brothers-in-law: Ben Perry (Julie) and Edward Leonard; and special cousin Sylvia Rowe whose dogs brought joy to Gordon; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home on Hamilton Avenue . Visitation on Tuesday, June 3rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 4th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebration of Gordon’s life to take place on Thursday, June 5th at 2 p.m. from Barrett's Chapel with burial at Topsail United Church Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. Neal Simon Memorial Scholarship Fund or to the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge. Special thanks to the devoted staff at the Glenbrook Lodge. He appreciated everyone of you. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.
“Gone Fishing with Neal”

TERRY, William Thomas (Bill) – Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, age 75 years, of Avondale. Predeceased by his mother and father Mary (1994) and Peter (1980), sister Veronica Moore (nee Terry) (2005), brother Peter Jr. (2000). Left with fond and loving memories his brother Edward, Avondale; loving sisters: Bride Terry, Holyrood, Judy Ann Terry, St. John’s. Also, nephews: Martin Moore Jr. (Linda), Avondale, Patrick Moore, Avondale, George Terry, Halifax; special niece Doreen Moore, Toronto; great-nieces: LoriLee Moore, Crystal Lynn Gorman; great-nephews: Lee and Corey, Toronto . Also, other relatives and friends. Visitation in Hickey’s Funeral Home, Holyrood, on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass in Assumption Church, Avondale on Friday, June 13, 2008 at 11 a.m. Internment in the R.C. Cemetery, Avondale. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Colitis/Ileitis Association, the S.P.C.A. or a charity of one’s choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca
“Safe in the arms of Jesus Christ
And the Angels up above in Heaven.
Til we meet Again”
Amen

THISTLE, Gertrude (nee Billard) – Passed peacefully away on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Gertrude Thistle in her 88th year. Predeceased by her daughter Sylvia Spurrell and infant son David. Leaving to mourn with fond memories her loving and devoted husband of 68 years Stephen; daughters Elizabeth Heatley (John), Jean Kean (Wince) and Brenda Thistle (Ray Rowlands); sons John (Sharon), Brian (Betty) and Clarence (Bev). Also leaving to mourn sister Jean Squires; brother-in-law Jim Thistle (Sybil); 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and then on Friday from 10 a.m. to  12 noon, 2to 4 p.m. and 7to 9 p.m. Funeral service to be held from First United Church, Mount Pearl on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to The First United Church, Building Fund. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

TILLEY, Lloyd Patrick – Passed peacefully away on Sunday, June 15, 2008, age 79 years. Predeceased by his wife Alice (nee Power), 1998 and parents Harry and Gertrude Tilley. Leaving to mourn his brother Gordon Tilley, as well as his nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and the residents and staff of Cherry Lane Manor, Manuels, for their friendship and loving care. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Wednesday, June 18, at 11 a.m. from Caul’s Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Flatrock.

TOBIN, Philip – Passed peacefully away at his residence on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, Philip Tobin, aged 85 years. Predeceased by his wife Margaret Tobin (Kerrivan). Leaving to mourn daughters: Sandra Butler and Debbie Hunter (Jeff); sons: Ron, Jerome (Vera), Chris (Christine) and Keith (Liz); grandchildren: Billy, Max, Wilfred, Randy, Michelle, Sean (predeceased), Deanne (Mick), Rhonda, Mark (Tanya), Blair (Amie), Paul, Christopher, Skyla and Melissa; great-grandchildren: Brandon, Olivia, Christopher, Shianna and Zachary; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 12 noon - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church . Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

THOMAS, Ross Wesley Allan – Passed away June 26, 2008, Ross Wesley Allan Thomas at Toronto General Hospital, aged 59 years. He was a member of Kinsmen, Masons & Rotary Club. Predeceased by parents Eric and Lily Thomas. Left to mourn are wife Lois; son: Kris (wife Jessica Reid), Labrador City, Labrador; daughter April (husband Jamie Schmerer) of Pembroke, Bermuda ; also leaving to mourn sisters: Frona White, Jane Walsh and brother Basil Thomas and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Major Sandra Stokes conducted funeral services at The Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Falls on Tuesday, July 1, 2008. Interment was at Salvation Army Cemetery, Caribou Rd, Grand Falls Windsor. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls Windsor. Pallbearers were Ross Granter, Louis Alteen, John Matthews, Gary Burgess, Ken Miller, Otto Ryan - Masonic Lodge, Northcliffe.

TUCKER, Ralph — Passed peacefully away after fighting a courageous battle with cancer at the Miller Centre surrounded by loving family and friends on June 21, 2008 at the age of 51. Survived by wife and best friend of 25 years, Donna, sons Michael and Steven and daughter Chanelle, grandsons Damien and Leiland, father and mother Clarence and Liliane, brothers James and John (Cindy) and sister Cynthia (Sylvain), sisters-in-law Nancy (Ron) and Jackie (Bob), many nieces and nephews, special friend Noni, and close friends Norm, Larry, Kathryn, Yvonne, Nancy, Dianne and Shawn as well as a large circle of other relatives and dear friends. The family would like to acknowledge the nurses, doctors and all staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Center, and also the staff at the Cancer and Chemo Clinic at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation, as well, Ralph’s family doctor Jackie Elliott and Ministers Sandra Tilley and Lynn Courage for showing such kindness and support to Ralph and his family throughout this difficult time. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday from 11 a.m. to  9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. from St. Mark’s the Evangelist Church. Interment to follow at St. Lawrence Anglican Cemetery, Portugal Cove. Donations in Ralph’s memory may be made to St. Mark’s Church (audio system), or Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit  www.carnells.com

WADE, Elizabeth Mary (nee Pike) — Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, June 30, 2008, after a short illness, Elizabeth Wade of Mt. Carmel, one month short of her 99th birthday. Predeceased by her husband, John, May 1975, daughter, Eileen, January 1992. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are 4 daughters & 3 sons: Elsie, Carmel (Bill Gosse), Doris (Wayne Baker), and Ann, sons: Jim (Alice), Ed (Delores) & Mike (Theresa), 30 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, & 7 great-great-grandchildren, one sister, Eileen Lewis, and the residents and caregivers of Riverside Country Manor, and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church . Visitation on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 12 noon-9 p.m. Funeral will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 4, 2008 from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment will be in the family plot at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel. No flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish or to St. Joseph ’s Parish. Please visit to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.
"Gone to Good St. Anne."

WALSH, Annie (nee Morrissey) – Passed peacefully away at Escasoni Complex on June 25, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Bill and son George. Leaving to mourn her sisters: Sister Rosalie Morrissey, Gertrude (Richard) Roche; daughters: Rosland (Richard) McKenzie and Gail (Eamonn) O’Brien; sons: Paul (Phyllis), Frank (Peggy), Craig, Con (Irene), Tony (Candy), Kevin (Mary), Howard (Dianne); grandchildren: Robbie, Renee, Angela (Dan), Jennifer (Glen), Kim (Luke), Dana, Michael (Crystal), Sherry (Randy), Stephen, Patrick, Matthew, Kayla, Chris, Cara, Russell, Wayne (Anne), Meghan; great-grandchildren: Leah, Monique, Jerome, Ashton, Raven, Annabelle; also numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. from Roncalli Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Annie’s memory may be made to the Daffodil House. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

WALSH, Michael – Peacefully, after a courageous battle with leukemia, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Sunday June 8th, 2008 at the age of 47. Beloved husband of Janice (nee Brinkman) for 16 years. Dear son of Michael and the late Hope Walsh. Loving father of Gary and David. Cherished brother to sisters Renee, Leslie Anne, and Kellie. Will also be sadly missed by all members of his extended family in Ontario, Newfoundland, and Alberta. The family will receive friends at MCCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME 495 Park Rd. N., Brantford on Tuesday from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. A Memorial service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 3:30 pm. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made in Michael’s memory to the Leukemia Foundation would be appreciated. MCCLEISTER 519-758-1553 www.mccleisterfuneralhome.ca     A Memorial Service will be held in St. John's at a later date this summer.

WALSH, “William” Harvey (Harv) – Passed suddenly away at his home on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the age of 62. Predeceased by his parents William and Alice Walsh and brothers: Frank and Dennis. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife of 40 years Frances; daughter Rikki (Matthew); sons: Larry (Sherry), Freddie (Rena), Jason (Jamie) and Billy (Paula); sister Gail Sharron (Jim) and Heather Walsh; brothers: Howard Walsh (Dawn), Lar Walsh (Doreen) and Jerome Walsh (Cathy); loving grandchildren: Larry Jr., Dean, Melanie, Jason Jr., and baby Walsh; Also the Chipman family; as well as other relatives and friends. Resting t Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place from Barrett’s Chapel on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery . Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the charity of one’s choice. To sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca

WARFORD, Justin Jeffrey – Passed away tragically on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, age 26 yrs, of Holyrood. Predeceased by his mother Michelle 1993, grandmother Patricia. Left with fond and loving memories his father Jeff, brother Michael, grandparents Linda & Joe Petten and Raymond Warford, aunt Colleen and family, uncles Fred, Tony and Roland and families. Also, leaving to mourn his girlfriend Chantelle and other family and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Friday, 3-9 p.m. Funeral Service in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upper Gullies on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 11 a.m. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Donations in Justin’s Memory may be made to the family. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

WELSH, Frances – Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home on Friday, June 6, 2008, Ella Frances Welsh, seven weeks short of her 90th birthday. Predeceased by her husband Arthur in 1974. Survived by her loving sons Arthur (Dorothy) and Jim (Lillian); grandchildren Lisa Court (Richard), Tracy Cunliffe (Ian) and Gregory (Michelle); great-grandchildren Michael, Victoria, Taya and Georgia; sister Olive Kean; brothers Malcolm Winsor (Virtue) and Nathan Winsor; special friend and sister-in-law Frances Winsor; other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road . Visitation on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel, Adam's Avenue on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in the S.A. Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Frances’ name may be made to the S.A. Citadel Senior Band. The family would like to offer a special thank you to all the staff of Southview at the Agnes Pratt Home for all their care and support over these past few years. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

WHITE, John (Jack) — Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on June 7, 2008. John (Jack) White of St. John’s, aged 89 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Bride (nee Gosse); daughter: Sharon Hunt (Jim Moran); granddaughter: Heather Hunt (Greg Johansen), Calgary; grandson: Stephen Hunt (Cheryl Chapman), Calgary and their father Bob Hunt. Also the Doyle family; Sister Teresa Doyle (Torbay), Joe Doyle (Madeline), Hamilton, Ont., and Frank Doyle (Regina), San Antonio, Texas. As well as other relatives, friends and special neighbours who admired his love for the outdoors. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 12 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or a donation may be made in his memory to Mary Queen of Peace Parish.

WHITE, Theo Gabriel – Your Mommy is smiling as she gathers you back into her arms. Passed away suddenly, but peacefully at home on June 15, 2008, age 11. Predeceased by his mom, Mary Ronayne-White (March 11, 2003); grandparents Ronald Ronayne Sr., Michael and Alice White; uncle Ronald Ronayne, Jr. Leaving to cherish his memory, his loving father and best friend Walter; his precious and loving siblings Madeleine and Sean Patrick; his loving grandmother Madeleine Ronayne; his special friend Christine Browne; his aunts Margaret (Shannon) Ryan, Rose (Hayward) Halliday, Helen (Ron) Martin, Paula (Chris) Collingwood, Patricia (Jim Hurley); his uncles Cyril (Helen) White, John (Barbara) White, Martin (Beverly) White, George (Tina) White, Peter (Bernadine) Ronayne. Theo will be sadly missed by his many cousins, especially his two big buddies Christian Hurley and Christopher White; his school friends at Rennies River Elementary, and former classmates at St. Bonaventure’s College; his sports friends at Cowan Heights Youth Basketball, MUN Spring Basketball League and St. John’s Youth Summer Soccer; his neighbourhood street hockey, basketball and soccer buddies. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday, June 17, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 18, 10:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation.
“Mom went to heaven before me I missed her oh so much,
But now we are together And I love her gentle touch.”

WHITTEN, Michelle Jacqueline  – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, age 41 years, of Topsail. Predeceased by her father Austin. Left with many loving memories her husband Norbert Jordan (Okie), mother Mildred Whitten, sister Rhonda Richardson (Robert), brother Kenneth Whitten (Cheryl), mother-in-law Eilleen Jordan. Also, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday 2-9 p.m. and Thursday 10-12 noon. Funeral Service in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Upper Gullies on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 2 p.m. Inurnment in the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. Flowers accepted, or donations may be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

WICKS, Frances Mary (nee Rice) – Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family, after a short battle with cancer, Frances Mary Wicks, aged 77 years. Predeceased by her husband, Albert John Wicks. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Art (Marie), Jeannette Aylward, Karen Dawe (Calvin), Linda, John (Regina); grandchildren: Brian and Victoria, Emma, Julian and Riley, Charmaine and Richard and two great-grandchildren: Madison and Emily; sisters and brothers; and a large group of family and friends. Family will be receiving visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Frances’ memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

WILLIAMS-Tarasuk, Mary (nee Amminson) – Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge on Thursday, June 12, 2008, Mary Williams Tarasuk, aged 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Gerry, five brothers and two sisters. Leaving to mourn daughters: Joan (Bragg) and son-in-law Eddy, Sharon Wayne and son-in-law Calvin Johnson; son Gerald Williams and daughter-in-law Edwina; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as a large circle of friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Thursday, June 12 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday, June 13 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, June 14 at 9:30 a.m. from Caul’s Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery . The family would like to extend their most sincere appreciation for the love and care given to Mary by her extended family of Primrose Lane from the Glenbrook Lodge over the past two years. Your kindness will be forever remembered. A small reception to follow at the B.I.S. Club Room on Harvey Road to celebrate Mary’s life. Flowers gratefully accepted or those wishing may make a donation in Mary’s memory to the Glenbrook Lodge.

WINSOR, Ms. E. Marilyn – Passed suddenly away at her home in Bay Roberts on Sunday, June 22, 2008, Ms. Elizabeth Marilyn Winsor, aged 63 years. Predeceased by her parents, Allan Winsor Esq. and Julia Winsor. Leaving to mourn three sons: Christopher (Jenniffer) Sheppard, Louisiana, Mark (Michele) Sheppard, Nova Scotia, Jonathan (Angela Clarke) Sheppard, Alberta; one daughter, Eileen Kennedy (Brian Besso), Bell Island; one sister Allana (Fred) Williams, Bay Roberts; niece, Sherry Follett; nephew Billy Follett; four grandchildren: Breanna Elizabeth, Julia Rose, Hailie Anne, Sarah Elizabeth; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore ’s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Thursday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. from St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Bay Roberts. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Daffodil Place.

WINSOR, Mildred (Gough) – Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Monday, June 2, 2008, Mildred (Gough) Winsor of Harbour Grace, age 89 years. Predeceased by husband Rev. Naboth Winsor, June 2, 1997. Left to cherish her memory are her two loving daughters: Lynne and husband John Smith, Harbour Grace and two cherished grandchildren: Stuart, wife Cathrina and precious great-grandson Felix and Sarah (Kory Brockway); Anne and husband Nathan Gosse, Harbour Grace and son Dale and daughter Kim; special grandchildren: Heather and Sandra Shute; sister Winnie Bennett, London, Ont.; brother Walter Gough and wife Mabel, Elliston; sisters-in-law: Jean Gough, Stanhope, P.E.I., Marie Winsor, Mount Pearl and Ruth Chute, London, Ont.; two special nieces: Kathleen Parsons and Shirley Gough, St. John’s; dear cousins: Ruby Winsor and Tom and Marie Winsor, Wesleyville; also a large number of other relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank her devoted caregivers Angela Squibb and Sue Rose, and the doctors and staff at the Carbonear General Hospital and the Interfaith Citizen’s Home, Carbonear. Resting at NOEL’S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, June 5 at 2 p.m. from Coughlan United Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Coughlan United Church, Harbour Grace. Visitation hours at Noel’s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon , 2 to 5 p.m., 7 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel’s Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

WINSOR, Nathan – 78, formerly of Wesleyville. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at Bonnews Lodge, Badger’s Quay. Predeceased by parents Nathan and Gertrude Winsor; sisters Frances Welsh and Louise Lewis and brothers Jacob Winsor and Cyril Winsor. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sister Olive Kean of Wesleyville; brother Malcolm (Virtue) Winsor of St. John’s; sisters-in-law Frances Winsor of St. John’s and Zena Winsor of Badger’s Quay; eight nephews and eight nieces and a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral to take place on Friday, June 20 at 2 p.m. from Jubilee United Church , Wesleyville with Rev. H. Sandford officiating. Interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove/Musgrave Harbour.

WOODFORD, Josephine (nee LaCour) — Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Friday, June 27, 2008, Josephine Woodford, aged 95 years of Harbour Main. Predeceased by her husband Bernard Woodford, her infant son, Michael, her grandson, Michael Hickey, her parents; Edward and Mary Ann LaCour, her brother, Ted LaCour, her sister, Margaret Woodford. Left with fond and loving memories are her daughter, Bernadette (Arthur) Hickey, her grandchildren: Audrey, Dana and Erin Parsons (Andrew), great-grandchildren: Jordan, Carley, Brady, Kelsey, Maia, and Tristan, her sister, Constance Costigan, many nieces, nephews and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2008 from Saints Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment will be in the family plot at Assumption Cemetery , Avondale. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or to send a message of condolence.
“What we keep in memory is ours unchanged forever.”

YOUNG, James Arthur – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, age 66 years. Predeceased by his father Edward and mother Mary Ellen. Leaving to mourn his children: Michael (Doreen), Betsy Piercey (Steve), Sean (Malissa) and Jamie (Jaime) and their mother Elizabeth; brothers: Ted (Mick), Harry (Florence) and Albert (Betty); sisters: Marg Newman (Hugh), Pat Crockett (Wayne) and Rosemary Corrivan; grandchildren: Brad, Kalie, Jamie, Alicia, Meckenzie, Emilie, Shayden and Braydyn; special nieces Megan and Sheneen Young, also other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road . Visitation Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday from 12 noon - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, June 13th at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 

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