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The Telegram Obituaries
BICKFORD, George - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter
Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on November 27th,
age 64 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Shirley; two daughters:
Janet Reid (Gord), Toronto, Mary, at home; three sons: Gerald,
daughter-in-law Gail, Alfred, fiancee Dawn and William, all at
Toronto; four brothers; four sisters; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's
Funeral Home. Visitation on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and
7-9; Friday from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. in
St. Marys Anglican Church. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery,
Lance Cove, Bell Island.
Breen, Catherine (Mrs. Kit)
BROPHY, Bridget Rose - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's
Mercy Hospital on Thursday, November 1, 2001, Bridget Brophy
Holyrood, age 85 years. Predeceased by husband Thomas; sons-in-law:
Edward Woodford and Stuart Adams. Left to celebrate the joys and
memories of her long and happy life, her ten children: Marie Adams,
B.C.; John (Mary), Thomas, Leonard, George, Helen, Lillian Howard
(Jerry), all of Holyrood; Ann King (Thomas), St. John's; Bernice
Woodford, Harbour Main; and Robert, Seal Cove; twelve grandchildren;
six great-grandchildren; three sisters: Marcella Hynes, Holyrood;
Barbara and Eileen Harding, St. John's; also a large circle of
other relatives and friends including her many card buddies. Resting
at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation Saturday and Sunday,
10 to 12 Noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial
on Monday, November 5, at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood.
Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood. Flowers gratefully
accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
BROTHERS, Bridget (Bride) nee Bowman - Passed peacefully
away at her residence in Topsail on Saturday, November
3, 2001, Bridget Brothers, aged 92 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband
Paddy, December 3, 1958; her brothers: Charlie and Bill; and life-long
friend Mary Glynn. Leaving to mourn her loving daughter and son-in-law
Carol and Paul Duggan, Topsail; devoted sisters-in-law: Agnes Bowman,
St. John's and Anna Bowman, Etobicoke, Ontario; her nephew Bill
Bowman, wife Brenda and their family: Krista, Andrea and Michael,
St. John's; special niece Marie Sesk, husband Alfred and their
family: Sheryl, Susan and Melanie, Port Kirwan; and wonderful friend
Mary Jardine, Torbay; as well as other relatives and friends. Resting
at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Monday from 2-5
p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 at
10:30 a.m. from St. Patricks Church. Interment to follow at Mt.
Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her
memory may be made to St. Patricks Church Building Fund, P.O. Box
7368, St. John's, A1E 3Y5 or a charity of one's choice.
CLARKE, Hubert - Passed peacefully away in the presence
of his loving family at the Health Sciences Center on Monday,
November 12, 2001, Hubert Clarke of St. Thomas, aged 86
years. Predeceased by his sons Lester and Reginald and son-in-law
Jack Shular. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 59 years, Iris
(nee Squires); son Arthur (Rebecca); daughters Florence Shular,
Ruby Thompson (Jim), Rosiland Mulley (Winston), Cynthia Byrne (Earl),
Brenda Pennell and Edwina Lawlor (Garry); very special grandson
Sam; 19 other grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters Liza
Rose (Hubert) and Hazel Fillier; sister-in-law Christine Clarke;
nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's
Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to
10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Service to
take place on Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from St.
Philips Anglican Church with interment to follow at St. Philips
Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in
his memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
COSTIGAN, Dick - Passed away suddenly on November 13th,
at Mississauga, Ont., Dick Costigan, formerly of Bell Island, aged
70 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Evelyn; his sons: Patrick,
John, Robert, Paul; and two daughters: Shirley and Joanne; also
his only sister Kay Allan; as well as eight grandchildren. Funeral
to take place in Mississauga from Scott's Funeral Home, 420 Dundas
St. East at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Donations in his memory may be
made to a charity of one's choice.
FEWER, Ethel Frances - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles
Escasoni Complex on Monday, November 26, 2001, Ethel Frances
formerly of Lakeview, Harbour Main, age 68 years. Predeceased by
her parents Richard and Mary Fewer, sisters: Gertrude, Angela,
Alice and Kathleen, brother Richard. Left with fond and loving
memories niece Mary Smith, St. John's, nephews: Richard Fewer (Geraldine),
Lakeview, James Fitzpatrick (Ann Marie), N.B., also other relatives
and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral
Mass on Wednesday, November 28 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul
Church, Harbour Main. Interment at the R.C. Cemetery, Chapel's
Cove. Thank you to the staff of West 1, Hoyles Home.
FITZGERALD, Lillian Mary - Passed suddenly away at the
Health Sciences Centre on November 24, 2001, age 65 years of Bell
Island. Predeceased by her parents, David and Julia. Leaving to
mourn, Elsie Layte (Frank), Mount Pearl, Mary Stoyles (Peter),
Portugal Cove, David (Fay), Alberta, Rita Cole (George), Ontario,
Kevin (Carol), Nova Scotia, Margaret Fahey, Bell Island, Edward
(Elaine), Bell Island, Tom (Judy), Bell Island, Edna Spencer, (Glenn),
Mount Pearl. Special friend Marion Dwyer, as well as numerous nieces,
nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's
Funeral Home. Funeral mass on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at 11
a.m. in St. Michael's Chuch. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic
Cemetery, Bell Island.
FOWLER, Henry Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Dr.
Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on November 23,
his 75th year. Predeceased by sons Walter and Patrick.
Leaving to mourn, his loving wife, Ethel (Penney) Fowler of 55
years, and his 15 children: Ray (Tish), Ontario, Henry, Ontario,
Bill (Eileen), Bell Island, Kev, Alberta, Gerald, Bell Island,
Sis (Lester), Bell Island, Mary (Wayne), Alberta, Val (Greg) Bell
Island, Shirl (Rick), Ontario, Rick (Tina), Ontario, Brian (Marie),
Bell Island, Paul (Rhonda), Ontario, Noel (Angel), Bell Island,
Shawn, Ontario, Brenda, Bell Island. 25 grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sheila Pynn (St. John's), Kay
Gosse, Ontario, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting
at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral mass to take place at St.
Michael's Church on Monday, November 26 at 2 p.m. Interment in
the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
FRY, O'BRIEN - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday,
November 9, 2001, Corinna Marie O'Brien of Paradise, aged 24 years.
Leaving to mourn her mother Gladys O'Brien (Wayne Maloney), father
Calvin O'Brien; loving granddaughter of George and Doris Clarke
with whom she resided; two sisters Sherry and Sharon O'Brien; brother
Kevin O'Brien; great-grandmother Frances Sharpe; and a large number
of aunts, uncles, family and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral
Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, from 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Monday. Funeral
service 2 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2001, from Barrett's Chapel,
Interment to follow in the Non-Denominational Cemetery, Paradise.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made
to the Janeway Children's Hospital.
GREELEY PENNEY, Isabel - Passed peacefully away at the
Health Sciences Centre on Saturday, November 10, 2001,
Isabel Greeley Penney, Topsail, age 82 years. Left with fond and loving memories
are her children, David (Louise), Betty (Bill), Victor (Marilyn),
Marilyn, Ian, Suzanne, Beverly (Ron), Tolson, Virtue (Cyril), Jean
(Tom), Jeanette (Ed); 27 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren;
also other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey
Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Sunday, 2-4 p.m.
and 7-9:30 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral will take place
on Monday, November 12 at 2 p.m. at St. John Evangelist Church,
Topsail. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. No flowers
by request. Donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation
or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HUBENY, Anne - Of Courtenay, B.C. passed away peacefully
at home with her loving husband at her bedside on Friday,
November 16, 2001, age 88. Anne is survived by her husband George and by
her nephews: Peter, Paul and Gary and by her niece Jane. Anne was
born in England, married to George in England and together moved
to Canada and retired to the Comox Valley. Special thanks to Dr.
Stephen Matous and to all the nurses and home care staff that helped
so much in her care during Anne's illness. Private family cremation
arrangements entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION
SERVICES, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay, BC. Donations to the Canadian
Cancer Society, #102 1509 Cliffe Ave., Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6
or to a charity of choice in Anne Hubeny's memory would be appreciated.
JONES, Llewellyn - Aged 83 years. With the heart of a lion
and the twinkle still in his eye, our beloved Father went willingly
to the arms of God and to the dear ones that went before. A reunion
to be envied. Predeceased by his wife and partner of 66 years,
Anne Jones, who left us on March 20 of this year; also his darling
daughter Carolyn, who left this life June 26, 1979. He leaves behind
two sons: Gary (Karen), Greg (Sandra), with whom he resided, and
special grandson Garth (Michelle), grandchildren: Nancy (Trevor),
Virginia, Amy (Ian), Matthew and Trevor; also great-grandsons Nathan
and Adam; and sister-in-law Mrs. Delphine Butler. At his request
cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Barrett's
Funeral Home, Hamilton Ave., on Wednesday, November 7 from 10 a.m.
- 10 p.m.; and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon; From there
a memorial service will take place at St. John The Evangelist Church,
Topsail at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. A private family interment will
take place for both Dad and Mom in the days to follow. At Lew's
request, both flowers and donations are respectfully declined.
In their place, he requested earnest prayers for the children of
LEGROW, Noah - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni
Complex on November 14, 2001 with his daughter by his side, Noah
LeGrow, aged 93 years. Predeceased by his wife Sara; sisters Hilda,
Bertha, Clara and Ann; brothers: Mark, Walter and Henry; sisters-in-law:
Winnie (Cecil) King, Bessie (Clarence) Baldwin; brothers-in-law:
William and Sam (Gladys) Deering. Leaving to mourn with fond and
loving memories his daughter Linda LeGrow (Patrick Mahoney); son
Leslie; four grandchildren Penny (Gary) Reddy, Lisa, Christopher
(Jennifer) and Bradley Langmead; three great-grandchildren Emily
Langmead, Sara and Joshua Reddy; sisters-in-law: Florence (George)
Morgan, Elsie (Crosbie) Reid, Dorothy (Howard) Janes and Violet
(Simeon) King; brothers-in-law: Ernest (Effie) Deering and Gilbert
(Pauline) Deering; niece Laura (Bert) Butler. Also leaving to mourn
a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral
Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday
from 10 am to 12 noon. Funeral service to take place from the United
Church, Bauline on Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. with
interment to follow at the United Cemetery, Bauline Line. In lieu
of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Bauline
United Church Memorial Fund.
LEWIS, Marion (McDonald) - Passed peacefully away at the
Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, November 29, 2001, in the presence
of her family, Marion Lewis, Holyrood, in her 86th year.
Predeceased by her husband James, parents John and Mary McDonald
and grandson Larry. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories
two sons: John (Sheila), Jim (Mary and children); three daughters:
Sadie King (Ray), AnnMarie Marrie (Bud) and Muriel Lewis; two sisters:
Sadie Doody (Les) and Zita MacCallum (Bill); brother Clyde (Lorraine);
eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a large circle
of relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood.
Visitation on Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00
a.m. - 12:00 noon. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Dec. 1,
2001 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment at
the R.C. Cemetery, South Side, Holyrood.
MILLER, Elizabeth (Betty) (nee Delahunty) - Of Foxtrap,
age 70 years. Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family
on Tuesday, November 20, 2001. Predeceased by her husband Chester
Hurd; her daughter Sharon; parents James and Elizabeth; brothers
Francis and John. Leaving to mourn her six children, three daughters:
Elizabeth with whom she resided, Lynn Spencer (Robert), Nova Scotia,
Kathy Pottle (Lindsey), Foxtrap; three sons: Chester (Janice),
Nova Scotia, Rick (Carol), Kelligrews, Ernest (Angela), Nova Scotia;
daughter-in-law Heather Tobin, St. John's; seven grandchildren:
Stephanie, Bradley, Kimberly, Andy, Kyle, Rikki and Brooke; step-mother
Mollie Delahunty; eight sisters: Margaret Kent, Mary Hawco (Steve),
Kathleen Galloway, Evelyn Fitzpatrick (Aiden), Genevieve Power
(Bill), Eileen Hammond (Ben), Joan Normore (Joey), Patricia King
(Reg); two brothers: Peter (Marg), Kevin (Irene); two sisters-in-law:
Millie Miller, Mary Somerton (Harry); four brothers-in-law: Albert,
Peter (Marg), Adrian (Sylvia), Jim (Ros); special friends: Rhonda
Richardson and Violet Barnes; also a very large number of nieces
and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at the James
J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation on Wednesday
and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 12 noon to 1:30
p.m. at St. Cyprian's Anglican Church, Bell Island. Funeral to
take place on Friday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Cyprian's
Church, Bell Island. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the
Rainbow Riders or the Children's Rehabilitation Centre.
PARSONS, Dorothy May (nee Millen) - 1921-2001.
On the morning of November 8th our Mom, Dorothy,
died peacefully in Toronto with her five daughters at her side.
She had lived in St. John`s, Newfoundland from 1946 to 1956 and
was the loving wife of John G. (Jack), originally of Flatrock,
Nfld., who predeceased her in 1979. She will be remembered lovingly
by her daughters, Marilyn MacDonald (Leigh) and grandsons Geoffrey
and Michael, Dartmouth; Sheila McHugh (Al) and granddaughters Jennifer
and Merrin; Pat Dejardins (Michael) and grandsons Chris and Sean;
Anita Thachuk (Peter); and Barb Parsons (Ernest Balmer), all of
Toronto. She had been an active member of St. Clement`s Church
C.W.L. and volunteered at the Dartmouth General Hospital while
living in Dartmouth. She had resided in Toronto since 1986.
PIKE, Francis - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Complex on Saturday, November 10 after a courageous battle with
cancer, aged 51 years. Predeceased by his mother and father, Mildred
in 1988 and John, 1993. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife, Rosalie;
son Justin; daughters, Misty Porter (Clarence), Sandy; special
niece and nephew Lisa and Richard; precious grandson Jonathon;
brothers Ron (Olive), Douglas (Joyce Ann); sisters Myrtle Abbott
(Walter), Joan Fuller (Charlie) and numerous other relatives and
friends. Resting in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home,
Kelligrews. Funeral notice later. Flowers gratefully accepted or
donations may be made in his memory to the Doctor H. Bliss Murphy
QUINLAN, James Otto - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences
Center on Wednesday, October 31st, 2001, James Otto Quinlan
in his 72nd year of Holyrood. Leaving to mourn with fond memories
are his loving and devoted wife Hilda (nee Sheppard), his special nephew
David (wife Ellen), their daughters Megan and Ashley, his sisters: Elizabeth
MacDougal, Alberta; Evelyn Baker, St. John's; Grace Perran, Ontario;
Gertrude Harmen, Corner Brook; Rita O'Brien (Mike), St. John's; Bertha
Keough (Jack), King's Cove; Kay Nolan (Walter), Eastport; Mary Vallee,
Quebec; his brothers: John (Colleen), Michael (Barbara), Raymond (Mary)
all of Holyrood. Also, a large circle of other relatives and friends.
Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Thursday from
7- 10 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral
will take place on Saturday, November 3rd, 2001 following
1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood.
Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
SLANEY, Michael - Passed peacefully away, in the presence
of his family, at Comfort Care Manor, Holyrood, on Wednesday, November
14th, 2001, Michael Slaney, in his 84th year,
of Chapel's Cove. Left with fond and loving memories are his devoted
wife of 59 years, Veronica (nee Fewer); his children: Esther (Tim)
Brown, St. John's, Donna, Ottawa, Albert (Patricia), Lakeview,
Geraldine (Gus) Flannigan, London, ON, Michael (Mary), Holyrood,
Christopher (Debbie), Blind River, ON, Kevin (Rosemary), Chapel's
Cove, Theresa (Tom) Hawco, Labrador City, Marilyn (Jim) Snow, Clarenville,
Gerard (Carol Ann), Holyrood; his 27 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren;
his brothers: Leo (Louisa), Hugh (Monica), Robert, all of Spanish
Room, Terrence (Catherine), Halifax; numerous nieces, nephews and
a large circle of other relatives and friends, including the residents
and staff of Comfort Care Manor. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home,
Holyrood. Visitation on Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. and on Thursday
from 12 noon - 10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Friday, November
16th, 2001 following 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial
from Saints Peter & Paul Church, Hr. Main. Interment will be in
the R.C. Cemetery, Chapel's Cove.
TUCKER, Howard David - Passed peacefully away at the Health
Sciences Center on Sunday, November 4, 2001, Howard Tucker, aged
75 years. Predeceased by his son Wayne. Leaving to mourn with fond
and loving memories, his daughter Elaine Tucker (Bill); sons: Chris
and Howard Jr. (Diane) and their mother Shirley; one grandson Keith
Tucker. Also leaving to mourn a large number of relatives and friends.
Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday
from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral
Service to take place from St. Philips Anglican Church on Tuesday,
November 6, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican
Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted.
WALSH, Christopher - Passed peacefully away, in the presence
of his loving family, at the Health Sciences Center on Monday,
November 19th, 2001, Christopher Walsh, in his 81st year,
of Holyrood. Predeceased by his first wife, Nell (May 1992). Left
with fond and loving memories are his wife Anne (nee Power); his
sons: Phil (Vera), Lab. City, William (Peg), Holyrood; his daughter
Bertha (William) Quinlan, New York; his eight grandchildren: Rob
(Tina), Chris (Tara), Brad (Michelle), Chris (Joanne), Courtney,
Tracey (Mark), Karen (Wally), Billy (Christie); his three great-grandchildren:
Maggie, Jarrett and Hunter; his step-children in the Power family,
Holyrood; his sister Lucy (Gordon) Morgan, Seal Cove; his brothers:
Kevin (Kate), New York, Patrick (Marie), Lab. City; also a large
circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral
Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Tuesday from 8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
and on Wednesday from 12 noon - 10 p.m. Funeral Notice later. Interment
will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Holyrood.
WILLIAMS, James Cyril - Passed peacefully away at the Health
Sciences Centre after a brief and courageous battle with cancer
on Tuesday, November 06, 2001 in his 59th year, Jim
Williams of Paradise. Son of the late Ralph (October 11, 1985)
and May (November 07, 2001) and brother of the late Ed Williams
(September 30, 2000). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories,
his wife and best friend of 40 years, Catherine (nee Fitzgerald);
sons: Jim Jr., Paradise and Don (Wanda), Fredericton, NB; daughter
Jennifer Quilty (Scott), Paradise; six cherished grandchildren:
Joshua, Matthew, Jessica, Christopher, Alexander and Sarah; brothers:
Don (Kay) and Frank (Nina); sisters: Jean Parsons (Don), Doreen
O`Driscoll (Wilf) and Florence Williams. Also leaving to mourn
brothers-in-law: Paddy (Linda), Jimmy (Bun), Ronnie (Barb), Eddy
(Sharon) and Paul (Donna); sisters-in-law: Patricia Williams, Mary
Robare (Ted), Tish Skinner (Leonard), Jill Auger, Susie Fitzgerald
(David) and Julie Fitzgerald (David) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Also left with fond memories are his many friends and co-workers
at Public Works and Government Services Canada and the Public Service
Alliance of Canada. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater
Road on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday from 2 p.m.
to 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Saturday, November 10,
2001 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Road, with
interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers
gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the
Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
Windsor, Pauline Alicia
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