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The Telegram Obituaries
October 2001

 

BARTLETT, Bride (nee Gushue) - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, October 28, 2001, aged 80 years. Predeceased by her husband, Robert, sons Cecil & Harold. Leaving to mourn four sons, Jim (Gloria), Joe (Marlene), Arch (Mary), and Bob (Trudy). Two daughters, Stella (Jim) King, Gloria (Noel) McHugh. Daughter-in-law, Frances (Harold) deceased, two sisters, Florence Lush & Lucy Bartlett. Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives & friends. Special friend Allan Dawe. Resting at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus until 12 noon on Wednesday. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2001 at 2:00 P.M. from St. George's Anglican Church, Brigus. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, English Cove, Marysvale. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Visitation Hours: Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 12 noon.
October 30, 2001

Brown, Corey William Horwood
Our precious little angel passed peacefully away suddenly in his sleep on October 1, 2001, at the young age of 2 months, 19 days. Predeceased by grandfather Leslie A. Horwood, September 1998. Leaving to mourn his daddy Jason and mommy Rita; sisters; Sara, age 7 and Lesley, 15 months. Also leaving to mourn his grandmothers; Rita Powell (Andy), Dianne Brown (George) and grandfather Edmund Brown; great-grandmothers; Kay Oates, Nina Patey and Ida Brown; great-grandfather Gordon Patey; great-aunt Rita Hickey; aunts; Kim (Scott), Yvonne (Scott), Deborah (Tony), Martine; uncles; Keith (Paula), Dean and Leroy. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 12 noon - 9 pm on Wednesday. Funeral Service at 10:30 am Thursday, October 4, 2001, from Barrett's Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.**

CARTER, Myra (nee Earle) - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on October 9, 2001, age 63 years. Predeceased by son Andy in 1991. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, common-law husband, Don Matthews; children: Fred (Cynthia), Wallace, Wanda Murphy (Richard), Glenn, Freeman (Glenda), Rosalind, Perry (Brenda), Margaret McNeil (Steve), Roy, Hazel Whalen (Joe), Randy (Paula), George (Susan), Donny Earle (Doreen), Lillian Earle (James), Stephen and Michael Carter; brothers: Walter, Dolph and Clifford; sisters: Rosalind Atkins, Hazel Coombs, Minnie Westmyre and Amelia Parsons; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and others relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service with cremains will take place on Friday, October 12, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Cyrprian's Church. Inurnment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery.
October 11, 2001

COSTELLO, Michael J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, October 14, 2001, in the presence of his loving family, Michael J. Costello, age 80 years. Former instructor at the College of Trades and Technology. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Agnes Costello, and his sisters, Pauline Redmond and Catherine Thomey. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend of 44 years, Esther (nee Hutchings); two daughters: Brenda James (Keith), St. John's, and Deanne, St. Anthony; two sons: Gerard (Bonita), Corner Brook, and David, Toronto; four loving grandchildren: Melissa, Michael, Allison and Mark James; two sisters: Anne Doyle (William), Avondale, and Genevieve Lambe, St. John's; two brothers: Daniel, Toronto, and Thomas (Kay), Avondale; very special niece, Irene Barry, St. John's; brother-in-law James Thomey, Avondale; sisters-in-law: Catherine Brennan, Margaret Joyce and Sister Agnes Hutchings, PBVM, all of St. John's; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours 12 noon - 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass on Thursday, October 18, 2001, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MaterCare International or the Right to Life Association.
October 16, 2001

DROVER, Margaret (Peggy) - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island on October 1, 2001, age 68 years. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Rita O'Rourke; husband Gordon; son Ronnie, sisters: Mary, Toni and Lorraine; brother Patrick. Leaving to mourn six sons: Patrick, Gerald, Walter, Paul, Jason and Harold; four daughters: Gertie, Patricia, Kimberly and Sharon; three brothers: Robert (Barb), David (Carol Ann) and Dan (Geraldine); two sisters: Irene (Ron), Patsy (Calvin); 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; 10 nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Thursday, October 4, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 03, 2001

DYKE, Ross - Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 10, 2001, Ross Dyke of Manuels, age 71 years. Predeceased by brothers: Charlie, Ronald and Gerry; sister Mamie. Left with fond and loving memories are his sister Maggie; sisters-in-law: Sybil Blackmore, Susie Dyke and Angela Dyke; and many loving nieces, nephews and relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Barrett's Chapel, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Saturday, October 13, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
October 12, 2001

EARLE, Wallace - Passed away suddenly at his residence, Bell Island on September 29, 2001, age 62 years. Leaving to mourn his two daughters: Kathleen Groomsbridge (Jeff McIroy) and Charlotte Desjardins (Paul); five grandchildren: Johnny, Justin, Krystal, Tiffany and P.J., all from Ontario; five sisters: Myra Carter (Don), Hazel Coombs (Cyril), Amelia Parsons (Warren), Rosalind Atkins (Hubert) and Minnie Wasmeier (Tor); three brothers: Randolph, Clifford (Sheila), Walter (Laura); as well, numerous nieces and nephews. At Wallace's request, a graveside service and interment will take place on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in The Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 02, 2001

Elliott, Morley
Passed away at this home in Bonavista on October 15, 2001, Herbert Morley Elliott, in his 89th year. Predeceased by his wife Grace (Parsons). Leaving to mourn one son Gordon Elliott, Lumsden, Nfld.; two daughters; Evelyn Dewitt (husband Brian), New Brunswick and Kim Harris (husband Allan), Bonavista; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Wednesday ; 10 am - 12 noon, Thursday. Funeral Service 2 pm on Thursday, October 18, 2001 from Barrett's Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.**

FINN, Mary A.
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercey Hospital on October 27, 2001, aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husband James; son James Jr.; two sons-in-law: Andy Seaward and Doug Putt. Brothers: Walter, Peter, James and Patrick Williams. Sisters: Bessie Kiely and Mary Williams. Leaving to mourn 10 daughters: Margaret Seaward, Martha Finn (Joe), Theresa O'Dea (Peter), Rose Blyde (Tom), Bessie Hearn (Jim), Philomena Chafe (Cec), Rita Chafe (George), Pauline Chafe (Gordon), Lucy Chafe (Cyril), and Ann Putt. Son: Mike; daughter-in-law: Ivey Finn; and sister-in-law Mary Williams. Forty-seven grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Also nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Saturday, from 7-10 p.m. and Sunday, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to take place on Monday, October 29, 2001 at 10:30 from St. Kevin's Church, Goulds. Interment to follow at St. Kevin's Cemetery, Goulds. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital.**

GREEN, Emily (Cake) nee Foote - Entered into eternal rest on October 1, 2001 with her three daughters at her side, Emily Green in her 98th year of Upper Gullies, formerly of Lamaline - daughter of Joseph and Dinah Foote. Predeceased by husband Gilbert Cake and Linus Green, son George Cake and daughter Stella Elford. Left with cherished memories daughters: Joan (Len Vallis) Halifax, Ruth (Alfred Crews) Upper Gullies and Barbara ( Merv Rideout) Upper Gullies; daughter-in-law Edna Cake, Fortune; brothers: Fred Foote (Edith) St. John's, Max Foote (Lucy) Kelligrews; brother-in-law Ben Green, Fortune. Nanny will be fondly remembered by her twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; also left with many happy memories, several nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Wednesday 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 10-12 noon. Funeral service Thursday at 2 p.m. from St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Upper Gullies. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Peter's Church Memorial Fund or St. Mary's Church Cemetery Fund, Lamaline or to a charity of one's choice.
She was loved, respected and valued by those whose path she crossed. She was a woman who loved life and her family. She will live in our hearts forever.
October 03, 2001

HUMBER, Lorraine (Yetman) - Beloved wife of Roy, St. John's. Predeceased by her parents, Myrtle Parsons and Willard Yetman. Passed peacefully away at Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, October 16, 2001, age 51 years. Leaving to mourn 4 brothers: Jim (Joyce), Ontario, Lester (Sis), Cliff (Beth), Terry (Karen), all at Bell Island; 3 sisters: Shirley (Edward), Marjorie (Andrew), Marina (Gord), all at Ontario; as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Services on Friday, October 19, 2001 at 2 p.m. in St. Cyprians Church. Interment in Anglican Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 18, 2001

KENNEDY, Joseph J. - Passed peacefully away October 12, 2001, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Avondale, Newfoundland, aged 75 years. Leaving to mourn wife Anne of 45 years; one sister Geraldine Goobie of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; brother Dr. George Kennedy (Myrtle), St. John's, Newfoundland; several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place, with burial in Florida.
October 13, 2001

Lester, James
Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on October 10, 2001, following a brief illness, James Botwell Lester, aged 72 years. Left to mourn, his wife of 50 years, Juanita (nee Hobbs); six children; Glenys (Charlottetown, PEI), Carolyn (Terry Penney), Tom (Karen Baker); 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also left to mourn four sisters; Isobel Conrad (Oregon, USA), Dorothy Clarke, Florencde Hutchens and Joan Chapman, all of St. John's; 6 brothers-in-law; 3 sisters-in-law and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 4-10 pm, Thursday and from 10 am - 10 pm on Friday. Funeral Service 2 pm on Saturday, October 13, 2001 from the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Craigmillar Avenue. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road, St. John's. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada or the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic.**

MADDIGAN, Gabriel (Gabe) - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Lance Cove, Bell Island, on October 3, 2001, age 79 years. Predeceased by his first wife Bridget in 1957, daughter-in-law Jean in 1997. Left to mourn with loving memories, his wife Elizabeth and children: Sid, Bell Island, Gerry (Fay), Kilbride, Frankie (Diane), Georgetown, Ontario, Carol Ann See (Ray), Georgetown, Ontario, Linda (Ian), St. John's, Gabe (Shelly), Georgetown, Ontario. Florence (Ryan) (Clifford), Les (Wanda), Ches (Tina), Terry, Jim, Donnie (Sis), all at Bell Island, Denise, St. John's; two brothers: Les, Mount Pearl, Gerry, St. John's; stepsister Ina Taylor (Calvin), Ontario; grandchildren: Darryl, Melissa, Cindy, Sharlene, Rico, Jessica, Frankie, Julia, Juanita, April, Jessica, Amy, Rhonda and Dylan; special neighbour and caregiver Carmel Rees; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 5, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 04, 2001

McCARTHY, John F. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Friday, October 26, 2001, of Holyrood, aged 58 years. Predeceased by his parents, Dennis (1984) and Hilda (2001). Left with fond and loving memories: his wife, Mary; two daughters: Denise and Pam; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be in Hickey's Funeral Home, Holyrood, Sunday 7-9:30 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, October 30 at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment in the RC Cemetery, Holyrood.
October 28, 2001

MURPHY, Bernard - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on October 13, 2001, age 87 years. Left to mourn with loving memories, his wife of 67 years, Laura. Children, Kev (Diane), Shirley Stoyles (Gord), Leo (Beverly), all at Bell Island, Gordon (Marilyn), Ontario, Bill (Kay), Bell Island, Bern (Cynthia), St. Philip's, Gerald (Joslyn), Bell Island, Laura Parsons (Wayne), Kelligrews, Geraldine Peddle (Wayne), Ontario, Joan, Foxtrap, Pamela O'Kapo (Ben), Sheila Sweeney (Robert), both at Ontario. One sister, Mary Murphy, Harbour Grace. One brother, Thomas, Cambridge, Ontario. Thirty-two grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home, on Sunday and Monday from 2-10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
"Forever in our Hearts"
October 14, 2001

OAKLEY, Mary S. "Lena" - Passed peacefully away at Murphy's Shady Rest Home on October 08, 2001, Lena Oakley of St. Philips, in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Winston. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Georgina King and Mary Oakley (Louis), adopted daughter Brenda Parsons (Lester), special granddaughter Linda Roberts (Roy); grandsons: Gerald King (Jackie), Fred King (Christine), Randy King (Beverly) and Stephan Laville; eleven cherished great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Jessie Hempson, Nevada, USA, Winnie English (Emmett), New Jersey, USA, Marion Ingerman, Goulds, Cavel Murphy, St. Philips; sister-in-law Phyllis Squires, St. Philips; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially the many foster children which she has cared for over the past number of years. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, October 11, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philips Anglican Church with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, St. Philips. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the St. Philip's Anglican Church Building Fund.
October 09, 2001

PORTER, Isaac - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2001, surrounded by his family, Isaac Porter, of Kelligrews, age 86 years 11 months. Predeceased by daughter Lizzie Rideout (August 2000). Left to mourn his beloved wife Bessie of sixty-six years; five children: Harvey (Marie), Kelligrews, Dawson Clarke (Lillian), Chamberlains, Violet Noel (Dave), St. John's, Susan Hunt (Wade), Calgary, Gail Collins (Guy), Kelligrews; sister Rachel Tilley, Kelligrews; sisters-in-law Emma Mossman, P.E.I. and Susie Butler, Kelligrews; brothers-in-law Albert Clarke (Susie), Paradise, Cecil Newman, Paradise; son-in-law Edmund Rideout, Foxtrap; twenty grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren; special neighbour and friend Carrie Haines and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Dunn's Hill, Foxtrap. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Prince of Orange Lodge #23, Kelligrews.
October 06, 2001

POWER, Patrick - Passed peacefully away at St. Patricks Mercy Home on October 11, 2001, age 84 years, of Bell Island. Predeceased by his parents: Matthew, Catherine; brothers: Rivlyn, Michael, Leo and Kevin; sisters Loretta Doherty, New York, Bridget Brazil, Bell Island, Lillian Christopher, St. John's. Left to mourn brother Gordon (Annie), Bell Island; two sisters: Doravell Skinner, Bell Island, Catherine Power, St. John's; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast's Funeral Home on Friday, October 12, 2001 from 2-4:30; 7-9:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment to follow in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 13, 2001

POWER, Patrick - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on October 11, 2001, age 84 years, of Bell Island. Predeceased by his parents: Matthew, Catherine; brothers: Rivlyn, Michael, Leo and Kevin; sisters Lillian Doherty, New York, Bridget Brazil, Bell Island, Loretta Christopher, St. John's. Left to mourn, brother Gordon (Annie), Bell Island; two sisters: Doravell Skinner, Bell Island, Catherine Power, St. John's; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place Saturday, October 13 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Michael's Church. Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
October 14, 2001

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.
"His memory is enshrined in our hearts."
November 02, 2001

ROGERS, Fred - Passed suddenly away at the Health Sciences Centre, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, Fred Rogers, age 78 years. Predeceased by his brother Hardy and sister Evelyn. Left with fond and loving memories one sister Marion Sharpe, two brothers: Cyril (Vina) and Warrick (Effie); sister-in-law Eleanor Rogers; Special friend Arnold Hickey, also nephews, nieces and numerous friends at Cluney's Restwell Manor, Kelligrews and Fairbank, New World Island. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Visitation Saturday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral to take place on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Pentecostal Church, Foxtrap Access Road. Interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Long Pond.
October 27, 2001

 

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