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The Telegram Obituaries
June 1971


Christopher, John
Passed peacefully away at home, 18 Colonial Street, Sunday, June 6th, 1971, John Christopher, in his 88th year. Leaving to mourn four daughters; Genevieve (Mrs. William Chancey) with whom her resided, Angela (Mrs. Thomas Earles), Mary (Mrs. William Krueger) in the USA., Kitty (Mrs. William Burt) in England; three sons, Jack, William and Gordon; one sister, Miss Gertrude Christopher, and a large circle of friends. Funeral notice later.

Hibbs, Clement
Passed away at his residence, Portugal Cove, on Sunday, June 6, 1971, Clement Hibbs, age 57 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Lillian, one daughter Ruby (Mrs. William Somerton), one son Carnell, all at Portugal Cove; one brother William, one sister Edith, four grandchildren and a large circle of friends. The remains were conveyed from the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road, to his late residence, Portugal Cove, where the funeral will take place at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Portugal Cove.

Howlett, Diana Louise
Died on Sunday, June 27th, 1971, Diana Louise Howlett, age 11 years, daughter of Thomas and Agnes (Harding) Howlett of 61 Ricketts Road. Left to mourn besides her parents are three brothers and three sisters, Nanny and Poppy Harding, her many aunts, uncles and cousins. Remains resting at Caul’s Funeral Home. Funeral on Tuesday at 9:30 am at St. Patrick’s Church. Interment at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Somerton, Edgar E.
Passed away at the General Hospital on Friday, June 11, 1971, Edgar E. Somerton of Portugal Cove, aged 49 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Clara, 2 sons, Edward at Carbonear and Garfield at Port au Choix. Also his mother (Mrs. Amelia Somerton), one brother David at St. John's; two sisters Violet (Mrs. David Lundrigan), Margaret (Mrs. Ronald Sullivan) both at Portugal Cove, 1 grandchild. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Funeral took place from the Anglican Church, Portugal Cove, at 2:30 pm on Sunday, June 13, 1971.

Squires, Douglas
Accidently drowned on June 19, 1971, Douglas, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Squires of Firdale Drive, off Portugal Cove Road. Aged 6 years. Leaving to mourn besides his parents; one brother, and one sister; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Snow; Mr Jack Squires and a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral notice later.



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