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The Telegram Obituaries
September 1998

 

Allen, Maria (nee Somerton)
Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Tuesday, September 8, 1998, Maria Allen (Somerton), in her 88th year. Predeceased by husband Robert and infant daughters; Hazel and Madeline. Leaving to mourn son Everett (Florence Buglar); daughters; Margaret Hammond (Thomas), Mary Burry (Gordon), Elizabeth Dwyer (William, deceased), Loretta Collins (Leonard); 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; special friend Carolann Ruby. Resting at her residence, 11 Loop Drive, Portugal Cove. Visiting hours on Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-10 pm; and Friday from 10 am - 12 noon. Funeral to take place at St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove on Friday, September 11, 1998 at 2 pm.. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery, Portugal Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Carnell's Funeral Home.

BARNES, Emily (nee Burrage) - Passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 24, 1998. Emily Barnes, aged 68 years. Leaving to mourn, husband, Hector; two daughters: Sharon (Bill) and Paula; four grandchildren; one sister Bernice Cook; one sister-in-law Ruth Burrage; and special friends: Millie and Nev; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation will be Friday, September 25, 1998 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, September 26, 1998 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at St. John the Evangelist, Topsail. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to charity of one's choice.
September 25, 1998**

BEAULIEU, E. Delphine (nee Butler) - Born on Bell Island, NF, January 17, 1950, died at her home in Campbell River, BC on September 13, 1998. She is survived by her husband Gene; daughter Angela Sterritt; her step-daughters: Raelyn (Leigh) King, Nicole Sanderson and Charlene Sterritt (Rob Dahlke); three grandsons: Jared, Michael and Ben. She is also survived by seven sisters and three brothers: Margaret (Wally) Ryan, St. John's, NF, Douglas (Diane) Butler, Bell Island, NF, Louise (Richard) Chaffey, Corner Brook, NF, Frances (Bruce) Patey, St. Anthony, NF, John (Sheila) Butler, St. John's, NF, Barbara Alcock, False Creek, BC, Sheila (Harvey) Taylor, Grand Falls-Windsor, NF, Mary (Lorne) Audia, Nelson, BC, Hubert (Margaret) Butler, Windsor, ON, Audrey (Garry) Atkins, Truro, NS. She is also survived by aunts and uncles, especially her beloved Aunt Delphine Butler; as well as 29 nieces and nephews and numerous friends. She was predeceased by sister Rosamond, December 3, 1938; father Hubert Butler, February 12, 1974; and mother May (nee Bennett) Butler, July 28, 1994. Funeral Service will be held on September 19, 1998 at 1 p.m. in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Campbell River, with Rev. Peter Parker officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, 855 West 12th Ave., Vancouver, BC or to your local Red Cross Branch as an expression of sympathy, this would be greatly appreciated by the family. Vancouver Memorial Society are in care of arrangements. Memorial Service to be held on Bell Island at a later date.
September 18, 1998 **

BLUNDELL, Donald - Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Saturday, September 19, 1998, Donald Blundell of Foxtrap, aged 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ivy; four sons: Gordon (Carolyn), Ray (Patsy), Dave (Cindy) and Robert (Jan); seven daughters: Roslyn Best (Gordon), LInda Hall (Steve), Valda Gray (Wade), Patsy Anthony (David), Donna Payne (Marshall), Cathy Deering (Jim), Sharon Cook (Jim); 31 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister Marie Hardy (Bill); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Monday, September 21 at 2 p.m. at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Interment to follow at the Jehovah's Witnesses Cemetery, Random Island.
September 20, 1998**

Clowe, Catherine Jane (nee Johnson)
Passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 13th, 1998, Catherine Jane Clowe (nee Johnson), age 78 years. Predeceased by son Keith in 1992. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, husband Joseph of 42 years; daughter Brenda; son Ken (Eunice); grandchildren; Patrick (Denise) and Melissa (Mike); great-grandchild Zachary; two brothers; Harold (Margaret) and Art (Jenny); two sisters; Eva (Jim) and Millie; very special friends Helena Robinson (Fred); also a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road from 7 pm Tuesday. Funeral Mass on Thursday, September 17th, 1998 at 9:30 am from the Basilica. Interment at the Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully appreciated or donations in her memory may be made to the Arthritis Society.

Doyle, Mildred Louise (nee Clarke)
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, September 24, 1998, Mildred Louise Doyle in her 82nd year, of St. John's. Predeceased by daughter Mary. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband Robert and four sons; Patrick (Patricia), Niagara Falls, Ontario; Francis of Torono, Ontario; Robert (Gail), Acton, Ontario; William (Bertha), Portugal Cove; one brother William Clarke (Joan); four sisters; Eliza D'Lorenza, USA; Annie Larkin, Mary Withers, Ruby Hann; nine granddaughters; seven grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral Mass on Monday, September 28, 1998 at 9:30 am from the Basilica. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Fowler, Shawn G.
Passed away suddenly as a result of a tragic accident on Saturday, September 19th, 1998, Shawn Fowler, Chamberlains, age 35 years. Predeceased by father George (1996). Leaving to mourn his loving wife Lois (nee Bowering); daughters; Courtney and Julia; sons; Shane and Nicholas; his mother Anita; brothers; Terry (Peggy), Steven (Cindy); sisters; Debbie Parsons (Ken), Sharon Mercer (Leonard), Dianne McGee (Ken); mother-in-law Lois Fey (Bill); father-in-law; Baxter (Hazel); sisters-in-law; Carolyn Young (Rick), Sharon Fitzgerald (Ed); brothers-in-law; Carl Bowering (Regina), Paul Bowering (Debbie); also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; very special friend Sheila Taylor. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews until noon Tuesday. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, September 22nd, 1998 at 2 pm at St. John the Evangelist Church, Topsail. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Topsail.

GREELEY, Fannie - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, September 25, 1998, Fannie Greeley, Foxtrap, age 83 years. Leaving to mourn one son Arthur Edward Greeley and special daughter-in-law Carmel Greeley; two daughters: Cynthia Bishop and Minnie Petten; special son-in-law Ralph Petten; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters; and many other relatives and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews. Funeral to take place on Sunday, September 27 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Foxtrap. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Road, Foxtrap. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
September 26, 1998**

HAWCO, Alphonsus J. - Passed peacefully away at Power's Guest Home, Holyrood, Alphonsus Hawco of Mount Carmel, St. Mary's Bay, on Wednesday, September 9, 1998 in his 85th year, W.W.II Veteran, Newfoundland Forestry Unit. Predeceased by wife, Annie (Fowler) in 1991; daughter-in-law Patricia in 1994; brothers: Leonard, Michael, Matthew, Sam, Frank, Ben; and sister Viola; parents: Sam and Anastasia. Left to mourn his sad loss, six sons: Ben (Sandy), Harold (Anne), Clifton (Dorothy), Albert (Carol Ann), Adrian (Paulette), Leonard (Shirley); three daughters: Jean Gibbons (Don), Callista Didham (Hughie), Carmella Singleton (Brian); two sisters: Marie and Clotilda; one daughter-in-law Ella; 20 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends, especially his devoted caregivers and friends at Powers Guest Home. Resting at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, September 12, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Burial to follow. Donations may be made in his memory to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church or flowers gratefully accepted.
"May He Rest In Peace."
September 11, 1998**

HAWCO, Barbara (nee Kelly) - Passed into eternal rest at the home of her daughter, Barbara Ann and very special son-in-law Bruce Lane, Holyrood. Predeceased by her husband Leonard in 1976 and son Wilfred in 1935. Leaving behind with many precious and happy memories, her son Ron (Bernice); daughter Betty Tubrett (Kevin); five grandsons: Mark, David, Ron, Keith and Robert; three granddaughters: Marietta, Neala and Barbara Ann; five great-grandchildren: Lori Anne, Victoria, Christopher, Kashlea and Crystal; sisters: Rone Byrne, Gert (Joe) Penton and Nell Jackman; brothers: Joe and Ron Kelly; special friends: Joan Thompson and Jenny Gulich; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation and Rosary 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 1998 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. Funeral Mass and interment to follow.
Of all the many treasures God has given us, The gift of having had you In our lives was one of The most precious. You will be forever missed But never forgotten.
October 01, 1998
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Horwood, Leslie A.
Passed away suddenly on September 16th, 1998, Leslie A. Horwood, aged 49 years. Leaving to mourn four daughters; Kimberly, Yvonne, Rita and Debbie; one son; Keith; special friend and mother of the children; Rita; five grandchildren; Christopher, Michael, Kenneth, Sara and Breanna; four brothers; Doug (Lois), Dave, Bob (Phyllis), Gary (Jan) of Alberta; two sisters; Barbara O'Leary(Joe) at Nova Scotia and Janet Kelly (Bren); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service 11 am Monday, September 21, 1998 from Barrett's Chapel. Inurnment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

JANES, Richard - Passed peacefully away on September 22, 1998 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Richard Janes in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are three daughters: Barbara Kerr (David), St. John's, Donna Sparkes (Wayne), Glovertown and Rosalind Hutton (Norman Cook), Topsail; also four grandchildren: Kimberly, Carla, Julie and Gregory and a very dear friend Alice Gilliard of Stephenville; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Memorial service to be held at the Topsail Anglican Church, Thursday, September 24th at 4:30 p.m. Interment to be held at a later date.
September 24, 1998

Knight, Ruth Age 94, years. Passed peacefully away at the Holyes Home on Sunday, September 13, 1998. Predeaceased by her husband Raymond. Leaving to mourn daughter Clarice and husband Earl Clarke; two granddaughters; Leslie O'Connell and her husband Edward of Bowmanville, Ont, and Robin Clarke of St. John's; two sisters-in-law; Jennie Hynes of Alberta and Ruth Knight of St. John's; seven nieces and nephews, and many wonderful friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. - 12 noon Wednesday. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Wednesday from Cochrane St. United Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cochrane St. United Church or to the Alzheimer's Society.

LAMBE, John C. - Entered into eternal rest after a long illness, on Tuesday, September 29, 1998, age 66 years. John C. Lambe, a former resident of Brigus and Avondale. Leaving to deeply mourn his loss are wife Genevieve (Costello); his son John and fiancee Judith Bullen; brothers: Frank, Toronto, Jim (Frances), St. John's, Jerome (Polly), Denver; sisters: Angela Burke, Brigus, Mary O'Toole, Conception Harbour, Loretta Bollschweiler (Allan), New Mexico; sisters-in-law: Uldine Lambe, Halifax, Marg Lambe, New Jersey, Anne (Bill) Doyle, Avondale; brothers-in-law: Mike (Esther) Costello, St. John's, Dan Costello, Toronto, Tom (Kay) Costello, Avondale, James Thomey, Avondale; also his many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting Hours Noon - 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 2, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
October 01, 1998**

LEGROW, Alice Maria - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on Friday, September 11, 1998, Alice Maria LeGrow of Broad Cove in her 102nd year. Predeceased by her husband Frederick. Leaving to mourn, two sons, Reg (Gwen), St. John's, and William (Betty) Kirkfield, Ont.; three grandchildren, John (Anna), Holland; Ray (Cindy) and Karen (Bert) both of Scarborough, Ont.; four great-grandchildren: Britany, Leahanne, Christopher and Shane; one brother Danial, St. John's, many nieces and nephews, and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay until 12 noon Monday, Sept. 14. Funeral to follow at 2 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Broad Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Memorial Fund, Broad Cove. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 7 p.m. to-9:30 p.m. daily.
September 13, 1998 **

Lesinski, Margaret (nee Buckle)
Passed peacefully away at Staten Island, New York, Margaret Lesinski (Buckle) in her 79th year, formerly of Windsor Lake, Portugal Cove Road. Predeceased by her husband Joseph, 1966. Leaving to mourn her daughter Peggy, sister Rose Roche, Middle Cove, special nephew, Michael Ryan, Middle Cove, special niece Mary Casella, Main, USA; along with many other nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, September 16, 1998, from Blessed Sacrament Church, Staten Island, New York.
May her soul rest in peace.
No date listed----Telegram dated September 26, 1998.

LEWIS, William J. - (Retired C.N. Employee), in his 61st year, of Avondale. With faith, love and great dignity, Bill entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 8th, 1998 at the Health Sciences Center, after a long and brave battle with Shy Drager Syndrome (Parkinsons). Predeceased by his son Bill, 1984; his sister Geraldine, 1984; and his father Con, 1993. Left with wonderful memories to cherish are his loving and caring wife, Julianne; his daughter Connie Lou (Jim) O'Leary; and his son Bob (Tracy); and his three precious little grandchildren: Brady and Brianna O'Leary and Robyn Lewis; his mother Mary Lewis; his brothers: James (Doreen), Paddy (Bon), Lar (friend Waneta); his sisters: Annie Devereaux, Jen (John) Kennedy, all of Avondale, Irene (Clayton) Rees, Oakville, Ontario; three brothers-in-law: Mick (Flor), Jim, and Len Doyle; and his sister-in-law Maizie Lewis; special family friend, F. Marie Wall; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral will take place on Saturday, September 12th following 11:00 a.m. Mass at Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment will be in the family plot at Assumption Cemetery.
"May his soul rest in the gentle peace of a loving God."
September 10, 1998
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MEANEY, Joe - It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joe Meaney (formerly of Avondale) announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddickton Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, September 22, 1998 at the age of 64 years. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are his loving wife of 24 years, Bridget (nee Gushue); three brothers: Michael (Linda), Woodrow (Eileen) and Albert (Leona), all of Avondale; three sisters: Levina (Sam) Ezekiel of Harbour Main, Edna (Jim) Candow and Betty (Vince) Cromwell, all of St. John's; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Joe's request cremation has taken place at Russell's Crematorium in Stephenville with a prayer service at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel in Stephenville on Thursday, September 24, 1998. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney Foundation in his memory would be greatly appreciated.
September 26, 1998**

NUGENT, Mary Emmanuel - Passed peacefully away at McAuley Convent, St. John's on September third, Sister Mary Emmanuel Nugent RSM, aged 93. Predeceased by her sisters: Gladys, Rita, Sadie Devereaux and Mae Walsh; and her brother William. Leaving to mourn, besides the Sisters of Mercy, her sister Theresa James, her brother-in-law Ronald Walsh, and many loving nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at McAuley Convent, 250 Waterford Bridge Road from 4 p.m. Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial from Corpus Christi Church on Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Interment at Belvedere Cemetery, St. John's. Born and raised in Salmon Cove (Avondale) daughter of Matthew Nugent and Theresa Fury.
September 04, 1998**

O'BRIEN, Nellie - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, September 15, 1998, Nellie O'Brien (nee Traverse), aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas in 1991. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, son John and daughter-in-law Josephine. Beloved grandchildren: Colleen, Lori-Anne, Melanie and Mark; other relatives and friends, especially the patients and staff of the Hoyles Escasoni Complex. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road after 7 p.m. Tuesday, Funeral Mass to take place on Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Family Parish, Paradise with interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Thomas. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Hoyles Escasoni Complex.
September 16, 1998**

O'Grady, Elvie Madonna
Memorial Service to be Held for Elvie Madonna O'Grady, age 16, who passed peacefully away on Monday, September 14, 1998. Beloved and adored daughter of Katherine Miller (O'Grady) of Portugal Cove, Richard and Stasi O'Grady of Barrie, Ontario; loving sister to Shane O'Grady, Brian and Shawn Winters, also of Barrie, Ontario; beloved granddaughter of Arch and Joyce Miller of Portugal Cove; special niece to Darlene Cavanaugh (nee Miller) of Cambridge, Ontario; also leaving to mourn many aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as countless friends. Family and friends are welcome to partake in the Memorial Service which will be held at the St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove on Sunday, November 8, 1998 at 3 pm..
Telegram dated November, 7, 1998.

OSBOURNE, James Edward - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on September 4th, 1998, James Edward Osbourne, age 82 years. Predeceased by first wife Leah Jane and second wife Lucy Smith. Leaving to mourn six daughters: Eloise Mercer (Fred), Doris Haggett (Bill), Theresa Kayser (Charles), Anne Young (Derek), Edna Spurrell, Paula Fagan (Wayne) and one son: Chris Osbourne (Marie); 28 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one sister Grace Fry (Harry), Traytown; one brother Randolph Osbourne; also a great number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service at 2 p.m., Monday, September 7th, 1998 from Topsail United Church with interment at Topsail United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to Topsail United Church or Canadian Heart Foundation.
September 06, 1998**

Power, Frederick (Fred)
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, September 22nd, 1998, Fred Power, 32 year employee of I.O.C.C. and past Grand Knight of the Rev. Dr. Whelan Council, Labrador City, age 56 years. Predeceased by his mother and father, Margaret and Patrick, and brother Brian. Left with fond and loving memories, loving wife Jenny; sons; Damien (Karen) and Randy (Kim); two brothers; Gus and Bren; sister Bridget; brothers-in-law; Will Joe, Andy (Edna), Dominic (Rose) and Maurice (Mary) Doyle; sisters-in-law; Kathleen (George Power) and Bridget (Jim Welsh); special little friend James; also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd., 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday, September 25th, 1998 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of the World Church, Topsail Rd,. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.

POWERS, Janie M. - Passed peacefully away at Allison Manor, Long Pond, on Sunday, September 27, 1998, Janie M. Powers of Adams Cove, age 84 years. Predeceased by husband Frazer H. Leaving to mourn three daughters: Clarice (Grayson) Crowley, Western Bay, Dorothea Hogan, Hamilton, ON and Marina (Lawrence) Cole, Victoria; four sons: Sherman (Marjorie) and Reginald (Maude), both of Winterton, Roger (Glenys), Chamberlains and Walter (Michelle), Vancouver, BC; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers: James Hudson, California and Frazer (Lillian) Hudson, Western Bay; one sister Nellie Snow, Springdale; and also a large number of other relatives and friends. RESTING AT NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY, until 12:00 noon Tuesday, September 29. Funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Blackhead. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the North Shore Ambulance Fund. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:0 to 9:30 p.m. daily.
September 28, 1998**

Reid, Edward Leo
Passed suddenly away while on vacation in Ireland, age 73 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Sheila; three daughters; Rachael (Robert Janes), Rosann (Tony Abbott), Lisa (Paul Chafe), also step-children; Sheila (Mick Hayes), Ed (Brenda) Walsh, John (Sandra) Walsh; two sisters; May Wareham and Marie Kavanagh; special relatives Jim Penney; feeling a great loss are his grandchildren Amanda, Nicole, Kayla, Ryan, Alyssa, Rebecca; and also seven other special grandchildren. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Funeral Mass on Tuedsay, September 29th, 1998 at 9:30 am from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

SALTER, Madeline Mary - Of Kentville, died September 9, 1998 at the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Holyrood, C. Bay, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Flynn) Byrne. Madeline attended school in Holyrood, Nfld. and graduated with honors. She then attended St. Bride's College, Littledale, Waterford Bridge Road, St. John's. Upon graduation from St. Bride's she was hired as a legal secretary for the Provincial Department of Justice, Criminql Division. She worked as a secretary for the Associate Deputy Ministers of Justice for 30 years of broken service. in 1964 she met her future husband at the Department of Justice and they were married on June 18, 1966. They remained in St. John's until 1970 and were then transferred to Burin Detachment, two years later to Clarenville and finally in 1979 they returned to St. John's, Nfld. Madeline was secretary to the Administrator of the New Unified Family Court for two years, located on Kings Bridge Road, St. John's. One year later she returned to the Department of Justice, Civil Division working as a secretary for the Associate Deputy Minister of Justice. Madeline stated after her retirement, she had worked with the most talented and dedicated lawyers, secretaries, clerks and Heads of other Government Departments one could work with. She felt privileged to work indirectly during the time of Mr. Ed Roberts who was the Minister of Justice for the province of Nfld. and Labrador. She was a member of the Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Fund Raising Committee for two years. She belonged to the Kentville Gyrates, the R.C.M.P. Ladies Auxiliary, Halifax, the Glengarry Golf Course and the Kentville Recreation Club. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, traveling in Nova Scotia and the New England States. She will be sadly missed by her husband, two children and friends. Surviving are her husband, Frank M. Salter, formerly of Pictou, NS, retired RCMP, NCO, Kentville, NS; daughter Arlene, St. John's; and son, David, Halifax; sisters: Theresa Dahle, Patsy Myette, Holyrood, Nfld.; brothers: William Byrne and Peter Byrne, Holyrood, Nfld.; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, September 11, 1998 at the H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville. Funeral Service to be held from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville. Reverend Father Albeni d'Entremont officiating. Interment in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Kentville. A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 18, 1998. A reception will follow at the Shamrock Room, Star of the Sea Building. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary; Fund Raising Committee, the V.O.N., Kings Branch or a charity of choice.
September 10, 1998**

SINGLE, Annie M. (Nee Laing) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Thursday, September 3, 1998, Annie M. Single, aged 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Desmond, residing at Chamberlains; son Ralph, wife Marsha (nee Hennebury), residing at New Hampshire, U.S.A.; three sisters: Olivia Chubbs, Clarice Chubbs, and Ruby Laing, residing at Carbonear; sisters-in-law: Irene Laing, Iva Laing, Janie Laing, and Florence Single (Malcolm), residing at New Chelsea; brother-in-law, Frank Single (Ruth), residing at Chamberlains; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, St. John's, Saturday 2-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; Sunday 10-12 Noon. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 1998, from Topsail United Church. Interment to follow at Topsail United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Topsail United Church Cemetery Fund.
September 05, 1998**

SPARROW, Cecilia - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, September 29th, 1998, Cecilia Sparrow, in her 58th year, of Holyrood. Predeceased by her parents, Florence and John Sparrow; her brother John; and her nephew Patrick (Hank). Left with fond and loving memories are her brothers: Patrick (Doreen), Alberta, Dominic (Linda), George, all at St. John's, Michael (Connie), Lakeview, Hr. Main; her sisters: Elizabeth, St. John's, Genevieve (George), Holyrood, Loretta (Leo) Carns, Janet (Paul), all at Alberta; two special nieces: Florence and J.C.; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Thursday and Friday from 1-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Saturday, October 3rd, 1998 following 11:00 a.m. Mass at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot, Holy Cross Cemetery.
"May her gentle soul rest in the arms of an ever loving God."
October 01, 1998
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WHELAN, Agnes (nee Kieley) - Passed peacefully away, after a short illness, at the Health Sciences Center on Saturday, September 26, 1998, Agnes Whelan in her 84th year, of Holyrood. Predeceased by her husband Joseph (1972). Left to mourn are her daughter Joan (Leo) Nolan, Mt. Carmel; her sons: Joseph (Shirley), Fort McMurray, Alberta, Richard (Jeanette), Holyrood; her eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; her brothers-in-law: Andrew Walsh, Patrick Whelan and nephews: Bill and John Walsh, and her niece Mary (Everett) Elliott, all in the U.S.A.; also the residents and staff of Kennedy's Nursing Home, Holyrood, where she resided for the past two months; and a circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Sunday and Monday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, September 29, 1998 following 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the family plot, Holy Cross Cemetery.
"May her gentle soul rest in the arms of an ever loving God."
September 28, 1998**

WHITE, Madeline - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, September 27, 1998, Madeline White of Ontario, formerly of Bell Island, NF, age 88 years. Predeceased by husband Francis. Leaving to mourn one daughter Margaret (Gerald) Rushlow, Toronto, ON; one son James, Maple Lodge, Shearstown; son-in-law Benedict (Lillian) Hurley, Shearstown; 9 grandchildren: Muriel (Wes) Earle, Christine (Ray) Hawco, Blair (Gerry) Hurley, Cynthia Taylor (Rick Taman), Howard (Mary Ann) Hurley, Doreen Hurley, Gary (Donna) Hurley, Carolann Ambas and Keith (Suzanne) Hurley; 15 great-grandchildren: Wes Jr., Shawn, Shane, Janice, Jennifer, Kyle, Aaron, Christopher, Jenny, Jerri, Brianne, Bradley, Guy, Megan and Luke; 3 great-great-grandchildren: Tyler, DeShawn and Shyanne; two brothers: Rivlyan Ryan, St. Clements, ON and Brendan Ryan, Kitchener, ON; one sister Ann (Mario) Giovanni, Bridgewater, Mass.; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE from where the funeral will take place on Wednesday, September 30 at 2:00 p.m. Mass to follow at 2:30 p.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily.
September 29, 1998 **

Worthman, Helen (nee Legge)
Age 66 years. Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Friday, September 11th, 1998. Predeceased by her father Roy Legge (1966), her daughter Judy (1991) and mother Myra (1997). Leaving to mourn her husband of 49 years, Eugene Worthman; daughters; Joyce (Bob) Doyle, Wanda (Gerald) Jacobs, Michelle Worthman (friend Jason Meadus); son Wade (Juanita); grandchildren; Garry Doyle, Bobbi Doyle, Michael Worthman, Amanda Worthman, Justin Worthman and P.J. Worthman, Stephanie Jacobs and Adam Jacobs; one great-grandchild Jacob Doyle; brothers Newton Legge, Harold (Yvonne) Legge, Gerald (Asenath) Legge, Walter (Gwen) Legge;; and sister Mildred Quinn (friend Howie); also numerous nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Funeral Service will take place 2 pm on Monday, September 14th, 1998, from Wesley United Church with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Lung Association.

 

 

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