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The Telegram Obituaries
October 2013

 

 

BAILEY, George - Passed peacefully away (in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) with his family by his side on October 12, 2013 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Barbara for 46 years. Loving father of Tricia (Duane). Predeceased by his parents George and Rita, his brother Wayne (Bonnie) and his brother-in-law Patrick Hearn (Helen). Leaving to mourn his sisters: Helen Hearn, Torbay, Elsie Legge, Liz (Dave) Antle, Terri; sister-in-law Bonnie Bailey and family friend Betty Smith, all in St. John's; two brothers: Ed (Dot), St. John's and David (Bev), Kitchener, Ontario. Also leaving to mourn his numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends in Newfoundland, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. George was the son-in-law of the late Patrick and Mary Dunne. Brother-in-law of John Dunne (Mary) and family of PEI, late Gerald Dunne and late Patricia Dunne. George will be sadly missed by his dog, Malibu. Memorial contributions to the Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimers or Autism Societies would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements were entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
(Rest in Peace, George).

BARRY, Kevin - Died peacefully at the age of ninety-two in St. John's on October 18, 2013, surrounded by his family. Kevin was born and grew up in Curling, Newfoundland. After attending St. Francis Xavier University and the Dalhousie Law School, he was called to the bar and returned to practice law in Corner Brook. In time, he served as the Mayor of Curling, as Chair of the Labour Relations Board, and as a bencher with the Law Society. He was appointed to the Newfoundland District Court in Gander in 1976 and then to the Supreme Court (Trial Division), where he served until his retirement in 1996. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife of sixty-one years, Kathleen (née Downey), and their six daughters: Estelle (Paul Voynovich), Clare (John Collins), Ann Marie, Mary, Elizabeth (Derrick Butler), and Jane (Steve Moore). He was predeceased by six siblings: Jack, Edward, Gus, Emma, Mary, and Edward; he leaves two, Isabella and David. He also leaves many nieces and nephews, a host of relatives and friends, and thirteen grandchildren: Michael, Sam, and Alex Collins; Marianne, Nicolas, and Daniel Alacoque; Barry and Blaise Peters and Anna Barry; Mark and Gregory Butler; and David and Allison Moore. Visitation will be at Caul's Funeral Home on Sunday, October 20 at 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Monday, October 21 at 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, October 22 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Parish. The family thanks Dr. Roger Butler, Community Health Services, and the Palliative Care Team of the Miller Centre for their care and attention. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre.

BELL, Patricia Ann (Pat) - May 17, 1955 - October 26, 2013 - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Pat Bell announces her passing after a courageous battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her parents Loretta and William Dean of Trepassey, NL. Pat will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband, Allan, and their two precious daughters, Alicia and Tasha of Whitecourt, AB. Pat will also be greatly missed by her brothers and sisters: Aloysius Dean (Shirley), Trepassey, NL, Alice Dean (Gary Allen), Halifax, NS, Kelvin Dean (Marilyn), Trepassey, NL, Anna Ebsary (Herb), St. John's, NL, Erna Dean-Slingluff, Halifax, NS; mother-in-law, Mrs. Phyllis Bell and sister-in-law, Maureen McInnes (Mike), BC. Pat also leaves behind a large number of nieces and nephews as well as many loving and caring friends. A special thanks goes out to the staff of 4G Unit at The University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton for their care and compassion and particularly to friends Dave and Jean Harris of Edmonton for their exceptional kindness. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pat's life will be held at the Central School Community Centre, Whitecourt, AB, on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 2 - 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the charity of your choice.
Our cherished memories will last forever.

BINDER, William - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, William Binder, age 91 years. William was born on February 7, 1922 in Liepaja, Latvia. Left with fond memories his wife of 58 years Marion (nee Oxford); daughter Karen Manuel (Keith); son John (Bonnie); grandchildren: Andrew, Kimberly, Carena and Gianna as well as an extended family in Corner Brook, NL. Dad and his parents started their lives over twice when they left Latvia after the forced annexation of that country by Russia and post WWII when they immigrated to Corner Brook. His goal was to reach age 90 which he did. Thanks to the staff of 7 East and Dr. Reddy for making dad's final days comfortable. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. with interment to take place at Townsite Cemetery in Corner Brook on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In Lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"We Will Miss Him"

BLACKWOOD, Audrey Charlotte - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at the Health Sciences Complex, in the presence of her loving family, at age 93. Predeceased by her husband Cluny; infant son Terry; and sisters: Olga, Doris and Ruby. Leaving to mourn her son Calvin (Iris); grandchildren: Lesley, Steven and Jill (Patrick); great-grandchildren: Joshua, Julia, Julianne, Jessie and Amelia; brother Railton; and sister Eileen Farrell. Visitation to be at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl, on Thursday and Friday, October 24th and 25th, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Memorial service to be held at Barrett's Chapel on Saturday, October 26th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery for both Audrey and Cluny. Flowers gratefully received or donations in her memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

BRADBURY (Lee), Marion Marion - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her children at the Health Science Centre on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the age of 84, Marion Bradbury (Lee). Predeceased by parents John and Ellen Lee and loving husband Lawrence (Lar). Leaving to mourn, cherished children: Madonna Wall (Paul), Larry (Linda), Sean (Tina), Darren (Loretta); five precious grandchildren: Brittany & Chelsea Wall (Nan's Dolls), James Lang, Shauna (Nan's Old Doll) and Tristan (Nan's Little Man); one special self-adopted son Carl McGrath; brother John (Rose) and sister-in-law Margaret Bradbury as well as a large circle of friends too numerous to mention. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay, Saturday, October 26 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - noon, 2 - 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral to be held at Holy Trinity Church on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

BRYANT, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital with her family by her side on Sunday, October 27th, 2013, Betty Bryant of Heart's Content, age 65 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Harrison; daughter Marilyn Green (Ken); two sons: Perry (Theresa) and David (Tammy); six grandchildren: Matthew (Tiffany), Andrew, Courtney, Nicholas, Julia and Sophia; two sisters: Mary Bursey (George) and Vera George; sister-in-law Audrey Drodge; brother-in-law David Underhay. Also many special friends and other relatives. A special thank you to the staff of the 7th floor and the I C U of Carbonear General Hospital. At Betty's request cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton on Thursday, October 31 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Friday, November 1 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A private family service will take place at a later date. As an expression of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Daffodil House. To send a message of condolence or to sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.greensfuneralservices.ca

BURDEN, Myrtle L. - Passed peacefully away at the Harbour Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear on Thursday, October 31, 2013, Myrtle L. Burden of Broad Cove, age 94 years. Predeceased by husband George, infant grandson Mark, parents Phillip and Elizabeth White, brother Doyle White, step-sister Beatrice Oxford. Leaving to mourn, daughter: Laura (Harold) Slade, Salmon Cove; five sons: Maxwell (Violet) White, Change Islands, Nelson (Mary), Salmon Cove, Robert (Daisy), Innisfil, ON, Melvin (Elaine) and Bruce (Debbie), both of St. John's; fourteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Ruth Burden and Leona Huggett, both of Ontario; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay on Friday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Funeral Service to take place on Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. from Ocean View United Church, Broad Cove. Interment in the United Cemetery, Broad Cove. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John's or the United Cemetery, Broad Cove. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

BURTON (nee Oliver), Roxanne Eileen - Passed away after a brief illness at the Health Sciences Centre surrounded by her loving family and friends on October 25, 2013, Roxanne Burton, aged 40 years, of Portugal Cove-St. Philips formerly of Torbay. Roxanne was born May 14th, 1973 to Dorothy McGrath -Oliver and Raymond Oliver (deceased). She is survived by the love of her life, her husband Jeffrey Burton and their two beautiful children Liam (10) and Tara (6). Also leaving to mourn her mother Dorothy McGrath-Oliver; brothers Steven Oliver (Christine) and David Oliver (Jennifer); sister Heather Oliver; parents-in-law Geraldine and Emerson Burton of Grand Falls Windsor; Larry Burton (Shelly) of Paradise, and Lisa Dawe (Vince) of Grand Falls Windsor. Auntie Roxanne will always be loved and remember by her nieces and nephews: Tyler, Josh and Savannah Dodd, Lily and Baby Oliver, Mark and Stephanie Dawe, and Sydney and Jacob Burton; great nieces Brooklyn and Morgan. Roxanne was loved and appreciated and will be deeply missed by a large circle of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and all her friends. Roxanne's family would like to express their sincerest appreciation to the wonderful medical staff at the Health Science Emergency Room, Coronary Care Unit and Coronary Intensive Care for their outstanding care and support of Roxanne as well as her family. Visitation will take place at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday October 28 from 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday October 29 from 10-2 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Tuesday October 29 at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Roxanne's generous and loving spirit, at the request of Liam and Tara, to the Ronald McDonald House. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

BUSH, Francis Peter "Frank" - Passed peacefully away at the Waterford Hospital on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Francis "Frank" Bush, age 63 years. Predeceased by his parents: Francis and Lillian Bush. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Linda (nee Gosse); son Frank Bush of Victoria, BC and daughter Renee Bush of Victoria, BC; brothers-in-law: Bill Gosse, Alfred Gosse (Christine) and Gerald Gosse (Diane); sisters-in-law: Mary Rieck (Danny) and Sharon Cook (Paul); cousins: Isabella Walsh and Leona Ezekiel; uncles: Ed Bush (Olive) and Gerald Bush; very special and dedicated friends: Eric and Marie Simmons; also a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thank you to the nurses and staff of North 2A at the hospital. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to be held from Barrett's Chapel on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to The Alzheimer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

BUTLER, James "Jimmy" - (January 21st, 1936 - October 20th, 2013) - Passed away peacefully after a short illness, at the Health Science Center at the age of 77. Predeceased by his parents: James and Eleanor Butler (nee Dowden), sister Elizabeth Peddle, Eleanor Legge, Susan Flynn, Helen Yetman (nee Pearce), Jessie Lambert and Muriel Bassett. Leaving to mourn his only remaining sister, Louise Newell, his best friend and nephew Ted Bassett and many other nephews and nieces. Jimmy also left many other friends at Kelly' Brook Apartments and we would like to thank them for being his family as he was a single man who loved everyone. Anyone who knew Jimmy knew a special person who will be missed immensely. Resting at Cauls Funeral Home, LeMerchant Rd on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. in Caul's Chapel. Cremation to follow. Burial to take place at a later date. Flower's gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

BUTLER, Philip Joseph - Passed peacefully away at his residence in Topsail on Thursday, October 31, 2013, age 48 yrs. Predeceased by his father Philip (1999). Leaving to mourn his mother Alice and friend Jim Geehan; brother Michael; sister Victoria. Also uncles, aunts and other relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to place on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. from St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Manuels. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vera Perlin Society. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

CAREEN, Stephen - Passed away suddenly on October 28, 2013 at the early age of 24, Stephen Careen. Predeceased by his grandfather Lawrence Dober and stepfather Paul Edison. Leaving to mourn his parents: mother Denise Edison (Wayne), father Stephen Careen (Renee); his siblings: Blake, Coady, Colin, Jamie, Kyle and Terri; his grandparents: Marie and Mike Careen of Mount Pearl, and Jean Dober of Marystown. Stephen will be deeply missed by a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl from 2 - 5 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013 from Mary Queen of the World Parish, Topsail Road. Cremation to follow the service. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Turnings. Please visit http://www.barretts.ca/ to sign the memorial guest book.

COFFEY, Gerald Charles - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Friday, October 25, 2013, Gerald Coffey, age 82 years. Predeceased by his parents: Charles and Margaret; brother Bobby; and first wife Mary (nee Mugford). Leaving to mourn are his wife, Clara; Gerald's and Mary's children: Vaughn Coffey (Jackie), Karen Trask, Janet Richards, Susan Coffey, Gerry Coffey (Wanda). Also Clara's children: Beth Perry (Paul), Eileen Power (Don), Carol Hipditch (Ed), Joanne Picco (Wayne), Joe Price (Denice), Anne Mills (Richard), Sharon McDonald (Kerry), Bill Price (Veronica), Gerry Price (Elaine); brothers: Raymond (Mary), Chappie (Margie), Robert (Margaret); sisters: Eileen (Jack), Peggy (Andy), Flossie (Gordon) and Theresa; grandchildren: Sean Trask, Sherry-lynn Richards, Shallen Richards, Stephanie Couch (nee Richards), Renee Hanlon, Rochelle Hanlon, Robyn Hanlon; also a large circle of nieces, nephews and close friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Visitation on Sunday, October 27, 2013, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Monday, October 28, 2013, from 12 - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Parish with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Gerald's memory may be made to the Arthritis Society. The celebration of Gerald's Life will take place at 12 Sauve Street, Powers Pond, Mount Pearl, following the funeral. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online guest book.

CRANE CPHI(c), Eugene Jerome - Passed peacefully away on October 30, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 61 years. Gene always loved music and was a well-known drummer in numerous bands including, The Heet, The Mary Jane Company, Storm, Borrowed Time, The Cavaliers, Center Lane, Night Owl and Traces Dance Band. Predeceased by his beautiful mother Madeline on October 3, 2013. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Grace (nee Stone); his devoted children: Pamela and William (Bill); father William (Bill); wonderful brothers and sisters: Linda Philpott (Terry), Paul (Debbie), Ken (Mary), Yvonne Perrin (Larry), Janet Stead (Alf), Leona (Hugh McKibbin), Jill, Colin (Lisa) and Carol (Joe Starkes); in-laws: Maxine Churchill (George), Ronald Stone (Netha) and a very special sister-in-law Carol Stone, who he loved dearly and cared for without hesitation. Also left to celebrate his life are a very large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Visitation will be held at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, October 31st and Friday, November 1st, 2013. Funeral Mass will be held at Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. with interment to follow at Kilbride Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation or charity of one's choice.

CRITCH, Ralph - With heavy hearts, we the family announce the passing of our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Ralph Critch, age 92 years, at the Interfaith Nursing Home, Carbonear on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Born in Hant's Harbour, Trinity Bay, he was the son of the late Sandy and Maude Critch. Predeceased by wife Mabel, brothers Chester and Frank. Leaving to mourn sons: Gerald (Darlene), Wayde (Norma) and Darrell; his grandchildren: Ashley, Amanda, Derrick, Stephanie, Ryan. Tanner; great-grandchildren: Nathaniel, Nolan, Kayley, Azelynn, Aaliyah, Mac Kenzey, Sierra and Austin; sister Maude Cramm (James); brother Edwin (Dawn); sisters-in-law: Marie and Alma. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours: Saturday 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Monday 10-11:30 a.m. Funeral service on Monday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. from Green's Funeral Home, interment to follow in Salvation Army Cemetery, Hant's Harbour. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. To sign the online guestbook or send a message of condolence please visit www.greensfuneralservices.ca
When someone you love
becomes a memory,
every memory of that person
becomes a treasure.
We have your memories pictures
thats now our keepsake,
which we'll never part,
God has you in His arms
we have you in our hearts.
A life that touches others
is a life that will go on forever.

DAVIS, Emilie - Died on October 17, 2013 at Harbour View Haven, Lunenburg, her home for the past few years. Emilie was born on June 25th, 1926 the youngest child of Millie and Jonathan Davis of St. John's, Newfoundland. She was the sister of the late Eleanor Williams of Lunenburg and aunt to Eleanor's children, Jane Williams (the late Gilles Caron) of Montreal, Megan Williams of Lunenburg, Peter Williams (Jude) of Halifax and Mary Williams (Robert Lecker) of Montreal. She is also survived by her brother Harry Davis (Joan) of London, Ontario and many other nieces and nephews, the children of Harry and of her late brother Arthur Davis. She spent her entire working career in St. John's, the majority of that time at Newfoundland Broadcasting. Following her retirement, she came to Lunenburg in 1988 to take up residence with Eleanor. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy #3, Lunenburg and from where a memorial service will be held on Monday October 28th at 4:00 p.m. Following the service family and friends are invited to Emilie's former home on Broad Street for a supper. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca

DILLON, Vincent Nicholas "Uncle Vinny" - Passed away as the result of a tragic violent act on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the age of 45 years. Predeceased by his parents Vince and Pauline Dillon and his fiancé Juliane Hibbs. Leaving to mourn his sister Paula Dillon and a very large circle of relatives and close friends and beloved dog Halley. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, on Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. with cremation to follow and Thursday, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral service will be held from Caul's Chapel on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flower's gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

DOWNEY, George - March 26, 1941 - October 25, 2013 - Passed peacefully away on Friday at the Health Science Center, St. John's, George Downey of Winterton age 72 years Predeceased by daughter Sherri Sooley. Leaving to mourn his wife of 51 years, Dorothy (nee Andrews), son Rodney (Susan) and son in law Terry Sooley. Two beloved grandchildren, Kendall Sooley and Nicholas Downey. Brothers Roy (Elsie) Comax, B.C. Wilson (Rose) Harbour Grace. Sisters Muriel Vardy, St. John's, Hazel (George) Green, Whitehorse, Yukon and Sandy White, Whitehorse, Yukon. And many other relatives and friends. Resting at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton. Visiting hours Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Monday 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday October 28 at 2:00 from the Salvation Army Lower Trinity Corp, Winterton. Interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Winterton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Epilepsy Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. To send a message of condolence or to sign the online memorial guest book please visit www.greensfuneralservices.ca

DOYLE, James (Jimmy) - Passed peacefully away on October 31, 2013 James Doyle, age 68 years. Predeceased by parents, Harriet and Michael along with brothers: Max and Stephen. Leaving to mourn sisters and brothers: Agnes Rablin (John), Helen Kirby (Bob), Lorraine Webber (Mark), Laura McCabe (Martin), Theresa Scott, Joe (Gen), Peter (Isabel), Michael, Johnny (Ros), Eddie (Valjean), Gilbert and Paddy. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends as well as special caregiver, Mary Abbott. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flower, donations may be made to Centre for life, 195 Freshwater Rd., P.O. Box 5427 A1C-5W2. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook please visit www.carnells.com

DRODGE (nee Stringer), Dorothy - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex in the presence of her loving family on October 19, 2013, Dorothy Drodge of Little Hearts Ease aged 84 and 10 Months. Predeceased by husband Bramwell Drodge , parents Simon and Beatrice Stringer and infant brother William Thomas. Left with fond and loving memories her children; Donald (Beverly), Mildred (Wilfred), Louise (Gary), Roderick ( Nancy), Edison ( Darlene) and Eldon (Yvonne). Grandchildren; Andrea (Cory), Trent ( Judy), Toby (Shelly), Tracy (Jayme), Ryan (Suzanne), Brant ( Jenelle), Mitchell ( Lisa), Julia (Rodney), Soibhan ( Tracy), Megan, Daniel. Great Grandchildren; Jesse, Vikki, Cody, Jacob, Zachary, Katie, Sarah, Emily and Cayden. Sister Gloria Squires (Raymond, Deceased). Sister in laws; Melvie Drodge, Audrey Drodge, Louise Rodrique, Christine Burton and Carol Williams (Walter). Two Special Cousins; Armine and Barry Stringer, and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewers Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 2pm at the Little Hearts Ease United Church with interment at Little Hearts Ease United Church Cemetery. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.

DUKE (nee Sparkes), Daphne Christine - Passed peacefully away October 31, 2013, at the Health Sciences Center surrounded by her loving family, Daphne Christine Duke, aged 50 years. Predeceased by her mother Frances Sparkes in January of 2011 and sister Audrey. Leaving to mourn her husband, Philip; son Adam (Jacey); daughter Victoria and step-daughter Dawn Greening (Steve); grandchildren: Clary, Abby and Avery; father Everett Sparkes (Shirley); sisters: Rosalind Hall (Bill), Norma Corbett (Chris), Beverly Simms (Blair), Brenda McDonald (Mike) and Ruby (Mark McHugh); brothers: Graham (Caroline), and Lorne (Wanda); father and mother-in-law Phil and Angela Duke; sisters-in-law: Sharon Coulson (Mark) and Charmaine Duke; brothers- in-law: Glen Duke (Kim), Keith Duke and Chris Duke (Jennifer); nephews and nieces, aunts and uncles and extended family and friends. Special friends, Dick & Heather Cooper and Shelly Grant. Resting at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus with visitation on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral to take place on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Hope United Church, Georgetown. Cremation to follow. Please visit www.broughtons.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

FORD (Payne), Margaret - (October 7, 1918 - October 20, 2013) - Passed peacefully away at her residence, Tiffany Village, in the presence of her loving family, Margaret Ford, aged 95. Predeceased by her lifelong love and partner, John C. on Sept. 24, 2013, her parents: George and Olive Payne, siblings: Geraldine, Issac, Lucien, Willard, Lorne and Claude. She leaves to mourn her son, Robert and daughter-in-law Gloria, precious grandchildren: Stephen (Sylvie) and Heather (Glenn) Etsell, cherished great-grandchildren: Bethany and Benjamin Etsell and Jamieson Ford, and extended family and friends. Also survived by one sister, Alma, living in Dartmouth, NS. Mom was a gracious lady who loved to always look her best and who had such a positive attitude about life's challenges. She enjoyed the simple things in life whether it was sewing, knitting for the grandchildren or baking a cake it was always with a smile. Her smiling face radiated her personality and inspired those around her, particularly the staff at Tiffany Village who took pleasure in attending to all her needs. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her but we all take comfort in knowing that she will be reunited with Dad, who she missed so much. Special thanks to Dr. Mercedes Penton and Dr. Coleman for their constant care and to the entire staff of Tiffany Village especially the staff on the 8th floor who showed such genuine affection and care to her every need. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave visitations Tuesday, October 22 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 and on Wednesday morning, October 23 from 9- 11. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday October 23 at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wesley United Church.
"Keep Smiling"

GARDNER, R.N., Eleanor Marie - Passed away peacefully on October 21st, 2013 at age 69. Predeceased by her parents Frederick and Bertha Holden. Leaving to mourn loving husband Gerard and loving son Stephen, sisters Patricia Williamson, husband Malcolm, Barbara Merner (husband Denis, deceased), sister-in-law Shirley Holden (husband Fred, deceased), sister-in-law Constance Noseworthy, husband Bert, brothers-in-law Paul Gardner, wife Jean, John Gardner, wife Brenda, Brian Gardner, wife Mary, many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation to take place at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday 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, October 24, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice.

GARDNER, Gerard (Gerry) Francis - Long time teacher at Brother Rice High School. Passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013 at age 69. Predeceased 7 days ago by his loving wife Eleanor; sisters: Sarah Gonzales and Rosemary McNiven. Leaving to mourn his loving son Dr. Stephen Gardner; sister Connie Noseworthy (Bert); brothers: Brian (Mary), John (Brenda) and Paul (Jean); sisters-in-law: Bobbie Merner, Pat Williamson (Malcolm) and Shirley Holden; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation on Wednesday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one's choice.

GIBBONS, Lawrence Francis - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, on Saturday, October 25, 2013, at the Harbour View Lodge Nursing Home, Carbonear, Lawrence Gibbons, formerly of St. Vincent's, SMB, aged 91 years. Predeceased by his wife Mary, parents Aiden & Mabel Gibbons, daughter Augusta, grandson Pte. Kevin Kennedy; brothers: Eric, Fred and Arnold and sisters: Nora, Gladys & Genevieve. Leaving to mourn with fond & loving memories daughter Kay (Reg), sons Jerry(Annmari) and Dave (Sherry), grandsons Michael (Sandy) and Jordan, brothers Ray (Mildred) and Harold (Nancy), brothers-in-law Ambrose Halleran and Bill Hawco; extended family members: Myles, Margaret and Sandy and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends across Canada, including friends and caregivers of Neville's Personal Care Home, St. Mary's, Captain William Jackman Hospital, Labrador City and Harbour View Lodge Nursing Home. Resting at the Fr. Battcock Memorial Chapel, St. Vincent's, on Monday, October 28 and Tuesday, October 29, from 2 - 4pm; 7 - 9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 30, at 11am, at Sacred Heart Church, St. Vincent's. Burial to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Gibbons' Funeral Home, St. Mary's. To express condolences online please visit our website at www.gibbonsfuneral.ca

GRANTER, Wilmore - September 9, 1931-October 20, 2013 - Passed away suddenly at Mount Pearl, Wilmore Granter of Gambo in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Rhoda, sister Janet, sister-in-law Mona and nephews Barry and Keith. Leaving to mourn his wife of 60 years, Dorothy; daughter Georgina (Ralph Bown); granddaughter Cathy, grandson Andrew (Sara); brothers Ches and Domino (Mary); brother-law, Art Parsons; sister-in-law Geraldine Scoville (Wayne); nieces Kim and Linda, nephews David, Brian and John. Resting at Pritchett's Funeral Home in Gambo. Visitation to be held Wednesday the 23rd from 7-9 p.m., Thursday the 24th from 10-9 p.m. and Friday the 25th from 10-12 a.m. Funeral service to be held at The Salvation Army Citadel in Gambo at 2:00 p.m. on Friday the 25th of October.

GUSH (nee Gullage), Martha Juanita - (July 13, 1920 - October 30, 2013). Passed peacefully away on October 30, 2013 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Martha Gush, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband, Fred and sister Mary Norman. Leaving to mourn sister, Sylvia Martin; brother, Robert Gullage and his wife Minnie; nieces, nephews and their families and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. No flowers by request. Donations gratefully accepted in her memory 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
Safe in the Arms of Jesus

GUY, Gillian - Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 19th, 2013, in her 94th year, Gillian Guy. The Great Gardener of the Northeast Coast was predeceased by her husband and gardening partner, Raymond W. Guy in 2000. Left to celebrate her beautiful life are her five children: Jane (C.J. Francis, deceased 2000), John (Jennifer Davis), Roger (Sheilagh Hanrahan), Daphne (Gerald Mercer), Nikki (Michael Bowdery); thirteen grandchildren: David (Chrys), Alice (John), Adam (Beth, Gillian (Lee), Stephen (Melanie), Anna (Sean), Thomas (Trish), Rebecca (Michael), Emilie, Andrew, Caroline, Katie, and Simeon; ten great-grandchildren: Olivia, Dylan, Emma Jane, Eleanor, Owen, Finlay, Lily, Mairead, Benjamin, and Elise. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Memorial service will be held in Musgrave Harbour at a later date. Donations may be made to the Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador to be directed to projects in Musgrave Harbour. Address: The Community of Newfoundland and Labrador, Suite 209, 31 Peet Street, St. John's, NL A1B 3W8. Email: info@cfnl.ca. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

HALE, Hilda M. - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, October 19, 2013 Mrs. Hilda M. Hale of Makinsons, aged 80 years. Predeceased by her parents James R. and Winnifred S. Reid (nee Russell), husband Clarence A. Hale, brothers: William, Edmund, Lewis and James Reid. Leaving to mourn sons: Clarence (Dawn Loop) Hale, Walter (Tonya) Hale; daughters: Norma Bradbury, Hilda (Scott) Walsh; grandchildren: Brittany, Brandon, Amber, Brady; great grandchildren: Andrew, Hayley and Mason. Resting at Moore's Funeral Home, Clarke's Beach with visitations on Monday: 2 - 5 PM: 7 - 9 PM: Tuesday: 10 - 12 Noon: 2 - 5 PM: 7 - 9 PM: Wednesday: 10 - 12 Noon. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM from the Parish of the Resurrection, South River. Cremation to follow with inurnment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.

HANCOCK, Daisy - Passed peacefully away at her residence on October 24, 2013, Daisy Hancock (Blackmore), age 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Captain William C. Hancock; parents Ben, Clara and step mother Priscilla; siblings Lillian, Wilfred and Gordon. Leaving to morn are daughters Priscilla McDonald, Louise Sheppard (Harold, deceased), Blenda Allan (Ray) and son Captain William Hancock (Christine). Also leaving behind are her precious grandchildren, Carolanne, Madonna, Wendy, Captain Sean Sheppard, Mary-Lou, Allison, Robert and Shawna; eight great-grand-children, Stephanie, Michelle, Stephen, Malcolm, Sean, Kayla, Andrew and Landon; three great-great-grand-children, Alexander, Ryan and Logan. Cremation has taken place and interment was held in Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the on line guest book.
Always loved and forever in our hearts

HANLON, Peter - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, October 18th, 2013, Peter Joseph Hanlon age 88 years. Predeceased by his wife Agnes (2005) and brother Patrick. Left to celebrate his life are his son Peter, granddaughter Eilish, nephew Patrick Hanlon (Corina Ash); as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Rd. on Monday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.

HANN, Michelle - (June 16, 1983 - October 27, 2013) - Passed away suddenly on October 27, 2013, Michelle Hann. Predeceased by both of her grandfather's Andy (Gump) Joy and Wilson Hann. Leaving to mourn with broken hearts are her daughters Kayle and Shauna; parents Carol and Ray Hann; her twin sister Melissa (Rob), sisters Lynn Stringer (Gord), Denise (Jay); brother Raymond (Jill), also nephews and nieces: Owen and Meghan Hann, Lily Johnson, Toni and Taylor Stringer and great-nephew Lyric; grandmothers Mary Joy and Edith Hann as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation will take place on Thursday, October 31 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday, November 1 from 12-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Holy Rosary Parish in Portugal Cove on Saturday, November 2 at 11:00 a.m. with Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Monday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. Donations in Michelle's memory may be made to the Iris Kirby House or the Newfoundland Chapter of The Canadian Mental Health Society. Flowersalso gratefully accepted. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

HEWITT, Alma - Passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, Alma Hewitt. Age 89 years. Formerly of Fogo Island. Predeceased by husband Roy and daughter Helen. Left with fond memories are her 3 sons: Eli (Geri), Robert (Fatima), Marshall (Brenda) and 3 daughters: Beryl (Gordon Carter), Elva (Kevin Harding), Marion (David Osbourne); 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Ave., Mt. Pearl, on Thursday, October 24th, from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 11 a.m., from Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or The Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online guest book.

HIBBS, Juliane Elizabeth - Passed away as the result of a tragic violent act on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, aged 35 years. Predeceased by grandparents Jack and Stella Hibbs and Herman and Elizabeth Morgan and her fiance Vincent Dillon. Leaving to mourn her loving, heartbroken parents Philip and Debbie Hibbs, her sister Ashley O'Brien (Chris) and her brother Christopher Hibbs, her loving aunt Helena White, her uncles John Hibbs (Brenda) and Leslie Hibbs (Judy), Paula Dillon and very close friends Crystal and Pam and her beloved dog, Halley. Also a large circle of cousins and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Saturday from 7 - 9 p.m., Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Topsail. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Family Life Bureau Pastoral Care, 200 Military Road, St. John's or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

HUSSEY, Jessie Guy - (1924-2013) - Passed peacefully away at the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre on October 15, 2013, Jessie (aka Tobby) Hussey, age 89, formerly of Bell Island. Predeceased by husband Arthur Stanley Hussey (1961); parents John and Emeline (Luffman) Dawe; Dawe siblings: Richard, Effie and Helen (Bennett-Fowler); and Luffman siblings: Edward, Eric, Gertrude (Hammond), Joseph, Llewelyn and Ernest. Leaving to mourn: son, Donald (Nancy), Hantsport, N.S.; and daughters: Phyllis (Kenneth) Parsons and Gail (Harvey) Weir, St. John's, N.L., and Bonnie (Steve) Wellman, Calabogie, Ont.; 11 grandchildren: Nicoline, Graeme, Ian and Ross (Hussey); Dawn and Christy (Parsons); Sharada and Jonathan (Weir); and Katie, Tony and Janna (Wellman); and five great-grandchildren: Nathan, Kai, Jonah, Ira and Adam; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Carnell's Funeral Home on Freshwater Road on Sunday, October 20, 2-4 p.m. Funeral service at Jackson United Church., Bell Island at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 21. Service of Commitment and Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery. The family would like to thank the caring doctors, nurses and support staff at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, 7th Floor West and Emergency Department, and the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Centre who helped make Mom's final days as comfortable as possible. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Jackson United Church, Bell Island. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

KUZMA, Georgina Blanche - 1931 - 2013 - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Monday, October 21, 2013. Predeceased by husband Mike, parents Emma and John Ebsary, sister Florence and special cousin Robert (Bobbie) Ebsary. Leaving to mourn Margie Ebsary, Cheryl Harding (Eric), Janet Kitchen (Roger), Robert Ebsary (Susan), Ottawa, Doug (Joyce), Calgary, George, St. John's, Jennifer Maine (Jeremy), St. John's and her three special boys Christian, Mitchell and Dylan. Special friend Linda MacDonald and a circle of friends and relatives in Minneapolis and Seattle. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday from 7 - 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca
Her charm and love of life made her a unique lady always to be remembered.

LANE, Otto Wallace - (March 2, 1950 - October 30, 2013) - Passed away at the Health Science Complex on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Otto Wallace Lane, at the age of 63 years. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Olive Lane; five brothers Pearcey, Melvin, Hurbert, William and Ronald; three sisters Mildred, Gloria and Maxine. Leaving to mourn his much loved and adore son Wallace Jr.; daughter Carrie, and two dearly loved grandchildren Jade and Logan; two sisters: Minnie (Gord) Ivey and Emily (Rex) Hicks; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins; also many dear friends who he spent many hours with: Terry Kelleher, Keith English, Mike Rice, Maryann Dodd, and Niles Williams. Otto's great passion was justice for children and youth groups, where he advocated for the best interest of children's rights and helped many people along the way. At his request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd, on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his honour can be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or The Ronald MacDonald House.

LIVELY, Madonna Mary - Passed away peacefully at the Health Science Complex surrounded by her loving family on October 27, 2013 after acourageous battle with Leukemia at the age of 70 years. Predeceased by her parents Fred and Mary Rumbolt. Left with loving memories are her husband of 32 years David; daughter Davina; son John David; brother Fred( Doreen); sisters Matida (Mike), Colleen (Bill), Zita (John), Sister Mona of St. Brides Convent, Louise, Maggie and Jeanie(Bob); as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews other relatives and a large circle of friends. The family wishes to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. Madonna spend many years teaching for the R.C. School Board. She also taught in Croque, Port Aux Choix, Little Grand Rapids and Popular River, Manitoba. Madonna always believe that her students were like extended family. She touched many lives throughout her life, career, and saw the best in everyone. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd, on Monday from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Mt. Pearl with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a Children's Charity of one's choice.

LYNCH, Levi - Sept 20, 1931 - Oct. 31, 2013 - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Thursday October 31st, 2013 Mr. Levi Lynch of Spaniard's Bay age 82 years. Predeceased by his parents Levi And Mary, Brother George (Phyllis, deceased), Sisters Eliza (Nath Sheppard deceased) And Doris (John Lynch deceased). Leaving to mourn are , His loving wife Elizabeth "Lizzie" of 59 years. Three sons; Levi (Norma), Gary (Emmie) Rodney (Leanne), Three Daughters, Pauline (Charlie Crane), Darlene (Paul Kearley), Glenda (Merrick Barrett).15 Grandchildren, Charlie, Derek, Laurie, Gerry, Tracy, Jennifer, Nancy, Jessica, Hannah, Justin, Kelsey, Ashton, Taylor, Melanie and Devon. 4 Great grandchildren, Kaitlin, Jordon, Kalan and Faith. Brothers Lawrence (Betty deceased), Melvin (Bell), Henley (Dorothy). And a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Lynch's Funeral Home Spaniard's Bay Funeral Service Monday November 4th, at 2 p.m.. from Holy Redeemer Anglican Church Spaniard's Bay with interment to follow at Maul Tree Hill Anglican Cemetery. Visitation at Lynch's Funeral Home; Saturday November 2nd, 10-12, 2-5, 7-9 p.m. Sunday November 3rd 10-12, 2-5, 7 - 9 p.m.. Monday November 4th, 10 a.m. -12 noon. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes association.
To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.
You are welcome to visit and sign our online guest book at www.lynchsfuneralhome.ca

MARTIN (nee Hansen), Margot F. - Passed away quietly, aged 77, in the loving presence of her family on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, Newfoundland. Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Ross L. Martin; her son, Ross Brian Martin (Cheryl); her twin sister Marlene Woodcock, and her parents Carl and Elvira (Vira) Hansen. Left with fond and loving memories are her brother Carl Hansen (Dorothy), Wasaga Beach, ON; daughters Sharon Ellis (Melvin), Harlingen, Texas; Karen (Eric Vauhkonen), Birmingham, UK; sons Terry (Cathy), St. John's, NL; and Peter, Grand Prairie, AB; grandchildren Terrilyn Alaniz (Leroy) and Nathan Ellis, Harlingen, Texas; Melissa Mallam (Nick), Lori Martin; Carl Ross Martin, and Hilary Martin, St. John's, NL; Shane Ellis, Edmonton, AB; great-grandson Troy Alaniz, Harlingen, Texas; sisters-in-law: Bernice Doucette and Florence Kennedy (David); and brothers-in-law: Ron Martin & Robert Martin, and Scooter, Shilo, Rily and Gizmo.
She also leaves behind a large circle of close and much loved relatives and friends.
Family extend a heartfelt thanks to her friends and relatives for their support, concern and love during her passing.
We also extend special and sincere thank you to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital for their care and kindness.
A Celebration of Life will take place at the Clarenville Inn on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation has already taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Newfoundland & Labrador (http://www.chha-nl.ca/) and/or the Random West Volunteer Fire Department (www.facebook.com/RWVFD) PO Box 7252, Clarenville, NL A5A 3A1.

MELVIN, Shirley - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital. Shirley Violet Melvin nee {Porter} age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Bill {William} Melvin. Son Kevin, granddaughters: Heidi and Maureen. Leaving to mourn two sons: David {Donna} and Billy. One daughter Esther {Junior} six grandchildren: Wendy, Lisa, Ashlyn, Courtney. Michael and Leah. Resting at Ryan's Funeral Home Bay Bulls. Visitation on Tuesday, October 22nd and Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Service to be announced. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association.
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McCROWE, Veronica - Passed away peacefully at Lions Manor Nursing Home in Placentia, on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the age of 97 years. Originally from Merasheen, Veronica came from a loving family. Pre-deceased by her loving husband Maurice and her son Gerard. Leaving to mourn her three children: John (Marilyn), Mary Harkaway (Michael) and Alice Kennedy (Myron). Her grandchildren: Vanessa Croucher (Trevor), John McCrowe, Kristen McCrowe, Sandra Harkaway Power (Andrew), Mark McCrowe and Christopher McCrowe. Her great-grandchildren: Hunter and Julie Croucher; and Samuel and Maxwell Harkaway Power. Two nieces: Mary Walsh and Rita Speed; and one nephew Raymond Pittman. Resting at Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia on Monday from 6:00pm-9:00pm, and Tuesday from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial to take place from Sacred Heart Church, Placentia. Time to be announced. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Therapeutic Garden Fund for Lions Manor Nursing Home.

McDONALD, James - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on Monday, October 28, 2013 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Jim "brother" McDonald, age 74 years. Predeceased by his wife of 54 years Marie (nee Oliver), September 28, 2013 and grandson Stephen Paul Caines. He leaves to mourn with broken hearts daughters: Bonnie Goss (Johnny-deceased) and Wanda McDonald; granddaughters: Keri (Chris), Robyn (Billy), Renee and their father John Garland, Megan Caines and her father Jr. Caines; sister-in-law: Lorraine McDonald; special niece Tammy Piccott (Peter) and their daughter Stephanie (Ryan); family friend Dick Harding as well as other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place with no visitation. Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from Caul's Chapel with inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

MEEKER, Kenneth George - Passed peacefully away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Health Sciences Centre, in the warm embrace of family, at the age of 83 years. Ken Meeker was born and raised in Ontario and served in Korea with the Royal Canadian Dragoons. He moved to Newfoundland in 1961, where he quickly became established as a writer and broadcast journalist, first with CJON and later with CBC "Here and Now." Ken had a natural, unaffected presence on-camera, and served as a mentor to many of his fellow journalists. He covered the breaking stories of the day, including construction of the hydro complex in Churchill Falls, the seal hunt and the demise of the Smallwood government. Ken was a trailblazer in his coverage of environmental issues, and his Collect-A-Wreck and litter clean-up campaigns had lasting impacts on the provincial landscape. As well, thousands of people broke their tobacco addiction with Ken through his Quit Smoking Campaign. Ken was a long-time volunteer with the SPCA, where he was known affectionately as "The Bird Man." He also served on the Mount Pearl City Council from 1997 to 2001. Leaving to mourn his wife, Jean, and four children: Steve (Donna), Geoff (Kathy), Sue Peddle (Chris) and Tom (Kim). The Meeker roots are now permanent in this province, with eight grandchildren: Curtis, Gregory, Kenneth, Scott, Chris, Cameron, Samantha and Zach. Ken is also survived by brothers Howie and Tom (predeceased by Dick and Chuck). Visitation at Barrett's Funeral Home on Commonwealth Avenue in Mount Pearl, Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. both days, with funeral service on Monday at 10 a.m. also at Barrett's. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the SPCA. Ken would have liked that.

MONKS (Slade), Claudia Ruth - It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Claudia Ruth (Slade) Monks, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who passed away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, October 19, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Kevin and son William Kevin. Leaving to mourn, three daughters: Terri (Allan) Pelan, Eden Mills, Ontario, Eileen Monks, Oakville, Ontario and Jackie Murphy (John) Dinn, Salmon Cove; grandchildren: Jessica, Will (Stacie), Stephanie (Aaron) and Sarah (Brian); great-granddaughter: Abigaile and family dog: Harley. Also leaving to mourn are brother: John (Gladys) Slade and family, Victoria; brothers-in-law: Howard (Carol) Slade and family, Salmon Cove and Reinhard Sett and family, Ontario; sister-in-law: Dorothy 'Dot' Slade and family, Ontario and a large circle of friends. At Claudia's request, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life service to take place on Wednesday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. at Claudia's residence, 3 Riverside Drive, Salmon Cove. A private inurnment to be held at a later date at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, St. John's.
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."

MOREY, Sr., Richard Joseph - (January 26, 1932 - October 19, 2013) - Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park, Richard (Dick) Morey of Torbay, a former CN Marine employee, age 81 years. Predeceased by his parents Ellen and Jeffrey; brothers Robert (Annie) and William (Nell); sisters Hannah and Elizabeth; grandson Terran and brothers-in-law Joe Manning and Vince Cantwell; son-in-law Kevin Stamp. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Isabelle (nee McDonald) of 57 years; children Dianne Stamp, Debbie Everson (Ron), Rick (Donnie), John, Betty and Paul (Paulette); grandchildren Tammy (Trevor Hillier), Andy Stamp (Karen), Chris Stamp (Tracy), Matt Everson (Stacy), Rebecca (Brian), Jeffrey, Kathleen, Nolan, Elizabeth and Thomas Morey; 5 great-grandchildren; large circle of family and friends especially Bob, Brenda, Michael and Mark Morey; sisters Kay Manning and Maggie Cantwell; members of the McDonald families; and special friend and roommate at Chancellor Park Charles Squires. Family would like to thank the staff of Chancellor Park. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation on Sunday from 2 p.m.- 9 p.m. and Monday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Trinity Church on Tuesday, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow R.C. Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one's choice.

MOLLOY, Mary Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit at the L.A. Miller Centre on Monday, October 21, 2013, age 69 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Ed; sons: Sean and Edward (Erin); grandchildren: Stephane, Dorena and Morgan; sisters: Doreen Yetman, Genevieve (Cecil) Sooley and Ann (Gary) Smith; sisters-in-law: Sister Mary Molloy and Patricia Walsh; and brother-in-law Kevin (Dawn). Cremation has taken place. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, October 25, 2013 from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist at 11:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

MURPHY, Roger Joseph - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on October 26th, 2013, Roger Murphy age 67 years. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Rita Murphy. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 42 years June (nee Peddle); children: Allison (Darren), Tom (Jennifer), Robyn and Nicole (Jason); grandchildren who were the love of his life: Devin (10), Darcie (8), Madison (7), Nathan (5) and Tyler(16) and also including two very special young men whom he considered his grandchildren, Stefan and Christoph Pike; siblings: Francis, Pat (Mary), Cyril (Hilda), Peggy (Gerry), Madonna, Basil (Claudine), Tony "Brother Mark Murphy", Yvonne, Philip (Karen), Ronnie and Danny (Teresa) as well as the Peddle family and very special friends of the family Ron and Joan Perchard and Mark Pike and Pamela Goulding; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A sincere thank you to the staff of Agnes Pratt Nursing Home especially his extended family at the Stella Burry Unit. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Foundation or the Children's Wish Foundation.

PARKER, Carol Ann - Passed peacefully away on Sunday, October 27, 2013, age 69 yrs of C.B.S. Predeceased by her husband John (1991). Left with fond and loving memories sons Brian (Sandy), David; daughter Teena (Karl); grandchildren: Alex, Nick, Ben, Katie and Colin; sister Mary. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Tuesday from 7 - 9 pm, Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11 am from St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Manuel's. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca

PARSONS, Maxwell - September 28, 1948 - October 7, 2013. On October 7, 2013 Max passed away at the age of 65 after a courageous battle with cancer. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 35 years Norma Crocker; children Tiffany and Heath; grandson Jack Davis; brothers Roy (Karen) and Bernard (Souad); mother-in-law Winnie Crocker; as well as numerous relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Margaret and siblings Betty, June and Baxter. Max worked for Suncor until his retirement. He was also a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 488. He was a loving father and husband who cherished music and friends. He will be deeply, deeply missed and never forgotten. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bethany United Church, Swift Current with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Swift Current. In his memory donations may be made to Bethany United Church, Swift Current.

PATTEN, W. James - (November 29, 1943 - October 18, 2013) - Passed away suddenly on October 18th, 2013, William James Patten age 69 of St. John's (formerly of Pouch Cove, Traytown and Labrador City). Predeceased by his father James (1994) and his mother Doris (Sept. 25, 2013). Jim leaves to mourn his son J.J. (Penny) and grandson Jonathan, his daughter Lisa and grandsons: Andrew and Matthew; also their ever devoted mother Sarah. Jim was very proud of his grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn brothers: Ivan (Pearl) and Bob (Candy); sisters: Ivy (Bruce), Audrey (Ken), Martha (Boyd); as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends Resting at Caul's Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral 2 p.m. on Wednesday from Caul's Chapel, inurnment to take place at a later date in Traytown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.cauls.ca
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference"

O'DEA, Deborah - Born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada on July 27th, 1952, she passed away in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on October 19th, 2013
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family on October 19, 2013, Deborah O'Dea, age 61. Predeceased by her father, Hon. Fabian O'Dea and mother Peggy O'Dea (Ewing). Leaving to mourn her sisters Viki O'Dea (Gerry Critch) and Jane Tomlinson, and brother Stephen O'Dea (Cheryl Martin), as well as nephews Luke and Matthew Tomlinson and niece Amy Tomlinson. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Centre of Elizabeth Bruyere Hospital in Ottawa. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will take place at a later date.

ORTON (Kay McGrath), Kathleen Maude - (1926 - 2013) - Entered into a peaceful rest on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Kay Orton (Kay in the office at the Arcade). Predeceased by her husband Horace; sisters: Mary Coleman (Freddy) and Lol; brothers: Jim and Jack; brother-in-law Garnett Orton. Leaving with loving memories her daughter Nancy Cook (Stan); grandchildren: Tonya Jane (T-Jay) Critch, Stanley Cook (Treena), Cori - Jane "Fluffy" Radford (Paul); great-grandchildren: Thomas Critch, Reilly and Reegan Radford, John Stanley and Sebastian Cook. Leaving to mourn brothers: Val (Nellie), Bill (Gertie); sister-in-law Norma Orton. Kay will be affectionately remembered by her nieces and nephews: Marg Chafe (Cyril), Bill Coleman, Rick Coleman (Lorraine), John Coleman (Sheila), special niece and nephew Ruth and Bud Hunt, Edward McGrath (Linda), Susan Wells, Jenny Kelly (Dave), Cathy (Vlasis Pouris), Cynthia Squires, David McGrath (Marilyn), Mike McGrath (Regina), Karen Jackman (Kenny), Vaughan McGrath (Sandy), Jim Orton (Sheila), Jay Orton (Britt) and Debbie Orton. Fondly remembered by dear and life long friends Helen Brown (Lew - deceased), Jane Brown (Harry), Ann Gillies, Kellee (Howard), Carlos Rojas-Fernandez and Paula Rosa Bian. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, on Thursday from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, October 25, 2013, from St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street, at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. Donations in Kay's name may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.

PARSONS, Maxwell - September 28, 1948 - October 7, 2013. On October 7, 2013 Max passed away at the age of 65 after a courageous battle with cancer. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 35 years Norma Crocker; children Tiffany and Heath; grandson Jack Davis; brothers Roy (Karen) and Bernard (Souad); mother-in-law Winnie Crocker; as well as numerous relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Margaret and siblings Betty, June and Baxter. Max worked for Suncor until his retirement. He was also a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 488. He was a loving father and husband who cherished music and friends. He will be deeply, deeply missed and never forgotten. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bethany United Church, Swift Current with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Swift Current. In his memory donations may be made to Bethany United Church, Swift Current.

PENNINGTON (Cromwell), Mary Elizabeth "Betty" - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving son at the Health Science Center on October 18, 2013. Predeceased by her husband G.M. "Buddy". Leaving to mourn is her son Steve; along with her precious granddaughter Tarra LeeAnn. Also her sisters: Mona Johnson and Carol Reade; brothers: Frank and Robert.
"She will be greatly missed."

PETLEY, Constance (Connie) Geraldine - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on October 29, 2013 just before dawn, in the presence of her family, Constance Petley, aged 76 years. Connie is predeceased by brothers: Henry, Don and George (Bud) Petley. Left to remember and celebrate her life are her sons: Monty DeGoey and Jamie Cascadden (Melissa); grandson Alexander; sisters: Lorraine (Jones), Bess Dyke, Hazel (Don) Clarke; brothers: Clifford Dyke (Rosalind), Monty Dyke (April Stead) and Bruce Dyke (Oonagh O'Dea); uncle Frank Dyke (Ruby); many nieces and nephews, cousins and a broad and diverse circle of friends including close friends: Ron and Marilyn Pumphrey and Arthur and Barbara Barrett. Cremation has taken place at Connie's request. Visitation will take place at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Thursday, Oct. 31st, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Committal Service will be held on Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted as well as donations to a charity of one's choice. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

P0WER, Anthony Joseph - Passed peacefully away on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 in the presence of his devoted & loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer, Anthony Joseph Power, age 77 years, of St. Catherines, Salmonier. Predeceased by his parents Peter & Agnes Power, brothers Edward, Alphonsus & James, sisters Mary, Rita Lively & Theresa Walsh, brothers-in-law Daniel Walsh, Frank Queen, Michael Parrott & Fred Lively, sisters-in-law Annie Power, Irene Power, mother & father-in-law Joseph & Esther Parrott. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Elsie (nee Parrott) of 55 years and their children: Sharon (Harold) Davis, Donna (Gordon) Power, Helen (Gerard) Butland, Tony (Jacqueline) Power; his precious grandchildren: Mark, Greg (Erin), Amanda, Sheena, Sherry, Evan, A.J., & Peter; two sisters: Mary Bridget (Gerard) Walsh & Bernadette Queen; sisters-in-law: Elsie Power, Helen (Gerry) Normore, Margaret (Bill) Fry, Joan (Ron) Pattison and Madeline Parrott, brother-in-law, Joseph (Lillian) Parrott and special friends Patches & Polly, to my special friends Web & Isabelle Hearn, Dick & Bernadette Didham, Edgar & Mill Coffey, devoted nephew, Phonse Power, the families of the late Don Bishop, Joseph Fleming and Ron Fleming & co-workers of the Salmonier Depot Fire Patrol, and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Sunday, and from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Monday. Funeral will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 with Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mount Carmel. Interment will be in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or to leave a message of condolence.

POWER, Peter Joseph
Passed on: October 14th, 2013

Passed suddenly away at home on October 14, 2013, Peter Joseph Power, age 87 years. Peter was the last surviving member of his immediate family, and was also predeceased by his first wife Marion. Sgt. Power served his country in the artillery for 27 years which included a 6 month call of duty to peacekeeping in Cyprus. He also supported the army and navy cadet movement in NL for 8 years. Peter leaves to mourn his wife Elizabeth Parrell-Power; his children: Pamella Hillier (Curt), Paula Power, Peggy McLeod (John), and David Power (Anne); stepchildren: Cynthia Southall (Mike), Christina Lynch (Mark), and Walter Chafe (Pam); 9 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 3 great-grandsons, 1 great-granddaughter; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. on Thursday and from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 8 p.m. on Friday. A prayer service will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18th from Barrett’s Mount Pearl Chapel. Interment to take place on Saturday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Mt. Carmel. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

POWER-SCULLY (nee Burke), Irene M. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center after a short illness on Saturday October 26th, 2013. Irene M. Power - Scully nee (Burke) age 78 years of Tors Cove. Predeceased by her husbands John Gerald Power (2001) and Diarmuid Scully (2009). Leaving to mourn her children, John Jr. (Marion), Debby (Mike Cahill), Allan (Helen), Terry (Debbie), Brenda (Brendan Swain), Sandra (Dan Donnelly), Fabian (Bun), Ronnie (Amanda), her step-children, Mary Francis (Chau) and Teresa, nineteen grandchildren, four great grandchildren and special friend Raymond Hayward. Leaving to mourn as well her sisters Kay Genovese, Helen O'Keefe and Patsy Monzan and her brother Kevin Burke. Also mourning her loss are her sister-in-law's Bernadette Burke, Marguerite Burke, Rita Burke, Eileen Jordan, Hilda Tuff, and Rose Power. She will also be missed by the Tors Cove Dart League and the Daffodil Seniors Club, Goulds. Resting at Ryan's Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Monday October 28th and Tuesday October 29th from 2 pm - 9 pm. Mass of Christian burial from Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Tors Cove on Wednesday October 30th, 2013 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetary Tors Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

QUINLAN, Joseph Michael - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our brother Joseph. Joseph passed away quietly on Saturday night, October 26th, 2013 at the Escasoni Nursing Home. Joseph is predeceased by his parents Mary and John, sister Judy and brothers Cecil and Robert. Leaving to mourn with devastated hearts are his sisters: Sheila (Richard Kavanagh), Elizabeth, Carmel, and Karen; brothers: Jack and Gerard; nephew Chuck, as well as other nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. A very special heartfelt thanks to our sister Elizabeth for giving her gift of time and attention to Joseph in his time of need. Visitation will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road from 12 noon - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist Church on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to "Heavenly Creatures", S.P.C.A., or to a charity of one's choice.

RICHARDS, Helen - Passed away peacefully on October 8, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly from St. John's, NL. Predeceased by brothers Matt, Bill, Fred, Andrew and sisters Mary and Gertrude. Survived by her sister Mercedes. Funeral services were held on October 14, 2013, at Memorial Park Funeral Home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

SALWAY (nee Mulrooney), Sheila Noelle - It is with great sadness we announce the death of our beloved sister, Sheila Noelle Salway (nee Mulrooney), in Edmonton, Alberta, on October 15, 2013, at the age of 61. Leaving to mourn her children, Shauna (Michael) McBurnie and Brian; one grandson, Quinn; brother, Dermot (Lorraine) Mulrooney; sisters, Donna (Winston) Makhan, Marilyn (Robert) Cameron, and Lee Ann (Jack Whelan) Mulrooney; sister-in-law, Lynn Mulrooney; father-in-law, Raymond Salway; brother-in-law, Ken Salway; and many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Elizabeth Mulrooney; brother, Bill Mulrooney; and husband, Bruce Salway. Her funeral will take place at 2:00 today, October 22, at Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel, Edmonton, Alberta.

SORENSEN, Gerald Axel - 1929-2013 - Passed peacefully away on October 27, 2013, Gerald Axel Sorensen, aged 84. Left to mourn are his beloved wife Lynn, adoring and adored children Gerald (Diane Pedersen), David (Natalie Spracklin), Mary (Bob Fearon), Karl (Jennifer White), Leslie (Ian Mansergh) and Anita (Patrick Bennett), and, his true joys, grandchildren Emily, Ashley, Erik, Lewis, Anna, Lili and Bess. Also mourning deeply are brothers and sisters Kathleen (Reg) Pomicpic, Frances (Jim) Ward, George (Bernadine) Sorensen, Axel (Kay) Sorensen, Marina Gallagher, and Margaret (Jamie) Bernt. Also missed by a large circle of dear friends and relatives. Predeceased by and lovingly remembered in our prayers is mother and father, Mary (Daniels) in 1960 and Axel Sorensen in 1958; brothers and sisters, Robert Sorensen, Gloria Gallagher, Michael (Duffy) Sorensen and Eva Stewart. Gerald served in the Canadian Navy (1949-1954) and was a veteran of the Korean War. Since his accident with CNR in 1959, he was actively involved in wheelchair sports, the Hub, the Knights of Columbus, Mary Queen of Peace Parish Council, the Royal Canadian Legion and the RCAF Association. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home LeMerchant Rd Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Services from Mary Queen of Peace on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment at Mt Pleasant Cemetery Field of Honour. Donations can be made to Mary Queen of peace Kights of Columbus, Wheelchair Sports or the Parkinson's Society.

SPITZIG, Howard John - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on October 29th, 2013, Howard John Spitzig, age 85 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Ann Spitzig, sister Wilma Doyle, brother Leonard "Len" Spitzig. Leaving to mourn his wife of 47 years Catherine (nee Weir); nieces: Sharon (Larry) Wettlaufer, Sheila (Doug) Long, Jane (Graham) Lauranson, Lorie Leask; nephews: Gerard (Lisa) Doyle, Dan (Lois) Spitzig, as well as a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 from 7 pm- 9 pm, Thursday, October 31st, 2013 from 12 noon - 9 pm. Funeral service to take place at St. Joseph's Parish, Petty Harbour on Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow the service, interment will take place at a later date. Flowers are gratefully accepted. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online memorial guest book.

SPURRELL, Howard W. - November 19, 1923 - October 20, 2013 - Passed peacefully away Sunday, October 20, 2013 in the presence of his family Howard W. Spurrell of Whitbourne. Predeceased by his wife Mildred ( 1998). Leaving to mourn his children; Neil, Andrea (Herb), John (Cathy), Carl (Janis), Lynn, Margot (Roger), and Heather. 6 Grandchildren, 4 Great Garandchildren. Sisters; Mary Hall & Marguerite Zahar. Also long time family friends Beverley Collins, Gerald Vaters & Ed Hutchings. Also a large circle of nieces & Nephews. Resting at Holloway's Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation : Monday, 10:00 am - 9:30 pm, Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 22, at 2:00 pm from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to The Janeway Children's Hospital. To leave a message of condolance or to sign the online guest book please visit www.hollowaysfuneralhome.ca

SQUIRES, Helen Marina - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Friday October 25, 2013, Helen Marina Squires, aged 78 years. Predeceased by her husband Wendell; infant son Gerald Nash; parents Edward and Annie; brothers Gerald and Martin; sisters Dolores and Mercedes. Leaving with fond memories her children Gerald (Brenda), Deborah Churchill (Gary Case), Derrick (Mary), Ross (Tracey) and Wendy Ennis (Shawn); loving grandchildren: Gerald's children Desirée, Steven and Alexander; Deborah's children David and Donna; Derrick's son Scott; Ross' children Brianna and Cassie; and Wendy's daughter Sidney; her sister Marie Tuck, and a large circle of family and friends. Helen's family would like to thank the staff of Hoyles Home East 1 for their care and compassion. Visitation will take place at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Sunday October 27 and Monday October 28 from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Tuesday October 29 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at St. Philips Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Helen's memory may be made to St. Philip's Anglican Church or St. Lawrence Anglican Church. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

STRANG (nee Walsh), Rita Mary - (November 3, 1937 - October 28, 2013) - Passed peacefully away at home surrounded and cared for by loved ones on Monday, October 28, 2013 aged 75. Predeceased by husband, Cluney Snow (1978); second husband, Robert Strang (1997); sister, Bridget Mavin, and son-in-law, Fred Bromley. Dearly loved and forever remembered by daughters: Rose Bromley and Judy Constantine; son-in-law, Doug Constantine, Jackie Seagers (Jim); grandchildren: Tina (Grant), John (Holly), Michelle (Geoff), Dougie (Annette), Joey, and nephew, Tommy "Eaon" Mavin. Affectionately known as Great Nan to Nathan and Noah and Nan Nan to Michael, Emma, and Chloe. Special thanks to Theresa Tulk, RN Community Health Nurse and Dr. Pat O'Shea for showing Mom the compassion and kindness during her final days - that she has shown many others throughout her own life. Mom, Rita, Ritie, Nan, Great Nan, Nan Nan may your strength in life carry us all during this time. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her 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

TAVERNOR, Robert Joseph - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 20, 2013 in St. John's, age 68 years. Predeceased by his mother Sarah and father Michael and brother Ben. Leaving to mourn his sisters Ellen, Linda and Stella; also numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, October 25, 2013 from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist at 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

THOMPSON (Parsons), Sylvia - Passed peacefully away on Saturday October 19th, 2013 at the Agnes Pratt Home, Sylvia Thompson age 86 years. Predeceased by her husband, Rollie in 2006. Left with fond and loving memories, 4 children: Marlene (Scott), Stephen, Gloria Young (Robert) and Stuart (Elsie); 4 grandsons: Chris, Kevin (Joanne), Ryan and Adam; brother Trevor Parsons, Boston, USA; sister-in-law Gisela Parsons, Kitchener, ON; other relatives and friends. On behalf of Sylvia and her family we would like to thank the staff of Pratt Place at Agnes Pratt Home for their care and support. Cremation has taken place at Sylvia's request. A committal service will take place at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road, at a time to be announced later. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

TIZZARD, Victor Gary - Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25th, 2013, at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre, Victor Tizzard, Predeceased by his parents Leslie and Violet (Kirby) Tizzard. Leaving to mourn his wife Barbara (Noel) and her daughter Sherrill Pike, daughter Karen, along with her children Aaron and Miranda, Toronto; brother Bruce and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation and interment have already taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the online guest book.

TREMBLETT, Michael Joseph - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Sunday, October 27, 2013, Michael Joseph Tremblett, aged 66 years. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary Tremblett, sister Margaret (Roy Powell) and sister Cecilia Brewin. Leaving to mourn sister Sara Bridget Hickey (Robert, deceased) and brother-in-law Jim Brewin. Special friends John and Linda Chipman and many nieces, nephews and other friends. At Michael's request cremation has taken place. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Lemarchant Road, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 2 - 9 p.m. and at Good Sheppard Parish Church, St. Joseph's Chapel, St. Joseph's, St. Mary's Bay on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 2 - 9 p.m.. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Chapel.

TURPIN, Kory Paul - Passed peacefully away after a short illness on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at the Health Sciences Centre, Kory Paul Turpin, aged 35 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Stephanie; his children: Anthony, Alaina, Robbie and their mother Becky DeLorenzo Turpin; mother Elaine Turpin; father Wayne (Lily); grandparents: Carmel Turpin, Mrs. Eileen Freake (Garland), Mr. George A. Pauls (Dougie), Mrs. Faustina Cummings, Isabelle Atkinson; mother and father-in-law Geoff and Donna Atkinson; and a large circle of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews and friends. Special thank you to the Drs. Fox, O'Brien, Stone, Siddiqui and the ICU and cancer treatment staff at the Health Sciences Centre. Visitation at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, October 22nd, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A private family celebration will be held to celebrate Kory's life. A large number of friends have requested an opportunity to meet and share experiences and the venue will be the Martini Bar on George on Thursday Evening beginning at 4:30 p.m. and lasting throughout the evening. No flowers, instead donations can be made to a charity of your choice. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

VALLIS, Thomas - It is with great sadness the family of Thomas Vallis, Labrador City, announce his passing on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, his wife of 61 years Bertha; his children: Tom, Allan, Dean (Christine), David, Stephen and Chris (Michelle); his beloved grandchildren: Julie, Josie, Jake, Adam and Hayley; great-grandchildren: Daniel, Britany and Evan; his sisters: Loretta Rogers (Stephenville, NL) and Jean Vallis (Chilliwack, BC), as well as nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Donations in Tom's memory can be made to the Grenfell Foundation, Lab West Chapter.

VATER (nee Collins), Alice - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the Health Sciences Centre, Alice Vater, aged 77 years. Predeceased by her husband Harold, son John, parents John and Emily (nee Glover) Collins, her brothers Edward, George and Calvin and her sister Mary (nee Collins) Feltham. Leaving to mourn her daughters: Olive (Doug) Mercer, Gail (Len) Collins, Brenda (Greg) Connors and Paula (Justin); sons: Steven (Amber) and Larry; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters: Lucy (Angus) and Linda (Clyde) and her brother-in-law Doug Vater of BC. Alice also leaves a large circle of other relatives and friends. As well as her special friends Alicia Moores, Marina Noseworthy, Sally Noseworthy, Josephine Furlong and her very special friend Shirley Jordan from North Pond Manor in Torbay where the family would also like to extend thanks to the nurses and staff. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation on Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from Memorial United Church in Pouch Cove with interment to follow at the United Cemetery, Bauline Line. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Memorial United Church.

WALSH (nee Gamberg), R.N., Catherine Theresa - Passed peacefully away at her residence in Saint Luke's Home at the age of 76 years, Catherine T. Walsh. Predeceased by her parents: Charles and Ellen and siblings: Charles, Frank, Gerard (Jed), Jack, Mary, and by her beloved husband James Walsh of Petty Harbour. Leaving to mourn her sons: Brian (Jane), David (Ellen), and Peter (Ronalda) and grandchildren: Liam, Jack, James, Emma, Maya, Avery, and Liam. A graduate of St. Clare's School of Nursing, Catherine worked for many years caring for disabled children and the elderly. She was an inspiration to her friends and family for her caring nature, her courage, and her deep love of those closest to her. Catherine lost her parents at a young age and treasured her father's memory during her life; they are chums together again. Waking at Caul's Funeral Home, from 7 p.m. - 9 pm on Sunday and from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Monday with funeral at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Published 26 October, 2013

WHITE SIMMS, Jean Mary - Passed away on October 25th, 2013 at the Health Science Center, in her 65th year. Predeceased by husband Jack, Father Kevin, Mother Anne and beloved brothers, Edward, John, Joseph and James. Leaving with loving memories, daughter Kellyjean, sister Mercedes Murphy, brother David, sister-in-law and best friend Valerie, and brother Paul (Lara). Also leaving nephews Patrick and Kevin and niece Leona, whom she loved and cared for like her own. Left with fond memories are nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and friends in Montreal, Ottawa and St. John's, especially Anna May Druken and Sharon Simms. Special thank you to Dr. Alia Norman and Dr. William Eaton for their compassion and care. Cremation has taken place at Jean's request. Funeral mass will be held at St. John Bosco on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.. Inurnment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Dr.H.Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic or Branch 1, Royal Canadian Legion.

WHITE, Raymond Raymond - St. Brendan's, B. Bay - Passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 suddenly at Gander Hospital, at the age of 58. Predeceased by parents William and Beatrice White, brother Ronnie and best friend Gordon White. Left to mourn daughters: Samantha (Mitchell), Dawn, Angie (Johnathan), grandchildren Jayden and Jacob; also mother Anita; brothers: Frank, Greg (Carol Ann), Sim (Sharon), Mike; sisters: Liz, Evelyn (Dave), Maureen, Mary (George), Bernice (Den), Madonna (Eric), special friend Pat McCormick, along with nieces, nephews and cousins. Rest in peace. We love you.

WILLIAMS, G. Roy - (March 9, 1916 - October 28, 2013) - Passed peacefully away after a short illness on October 28, 2013 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Leonard A. Miller Centre, age 97 years. Resident of St. John's but formerly from Pool's Cove. Predeceased by his wife Enid, sisters: Margaret and Winnifred and brother, John. Leaving to mourn his son Robert and wife Grace; daughter Elizabeth Smith; grandchildren: Brett Williams (Nicky), Peter Williams (Megan), Jennifer Williams (Chris Gunn), Norman Levesque (Lahia), Dianne Levesque (John Desrosiers); great-grandchildren: Abigail and Molly Williams, Maxwell Gunn, Madison Levesque, Ingrid and Annika Desrosiers; sister Catherine Hancock and brother Jed Williams; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Roger Butler at the Ross Family Medicine Centre for his care and attention. Roy was a long time volunteer with the Kiwanis Music Festival and after retiring from Clarke Steamships, he became an avid golfer and enjoyed many years playing with friends at Bally Haly Golf Course. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A private family service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 with interment to follow. 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 guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

WINSOR, Percy John - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family at Bonnews Lodge, Badger's Quay, NL on October 28, 2013, Percy John Winsor age 87 of Wesleyville. Predeceased by his parents; Percy and Gladys (Blackwood) Winsor, brothers; George (Mollie) and Woodrow, sister-in-law; Helena. Leaving to mourn with treasured memories are his wife; Nerissa (nee Howell), brother; Jacob, brother-in-law; Hayward Howell, 3 daughters; Ruby (Gordon Giles) of Norman's Cove, Brenda (Lloyd Matthews) of Badger's Quay, Pam (Cluny Way) of Conception Bay South, seven grandchildren; Lisa (David), Lori (Will), Jim (Peggy), Angela (Jason), Kevin (Keisha), Tom (Amy) and Susan (Jeremie), six great-grandchildren; Liam, Amelia, Austin, Ayden, Sophie and Harrison, close friends; Esau and Rowena Howell and Ann Green as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove with visitations on Tuesday, October 29 at 10 a.m - 12 noon, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 30 at 2 p.m. at the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Rev. Brian Hannon officiating. Interment will follow at the Jubilee United Church Cemetery, Wesleyville. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove - Musgrave Harbour. To send messages of condolence please visit www.kittiwakefuneralhomes.ca

WOODS, William R. - Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the Health Science Centre, William R. Woods, age 80 years. Predeceased by his mother Frances, father Michael and brother Robert. Leaving his family, wife Helena; children Billy (Tracey), Bernadette, Cynthia (Matt) Wieland and Stephen (Erin); grandchildren Ryan Hannaford, Erin and Sarah Parsons, Natalie Woods, Mitchell and Shane Wieland; sister Helen (Gordon) Reid; brothers and sisters-in-law Ron (Shirley) Ryan, Sr. Mary Ryan; Leo (Mary) Ryan and Mona Ryan; nephews and nieces; also his many friends at the Torbay Volunteer Fire Department. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation on Thursday from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Parish with cremation to follow. Donations in his memory may be made to Holy Trinity Parish or Torbay Volunteer Fire Department.

 

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