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Newfoundland Obituaries
From The Toronto Star


BUTT, Herbert Mercer (Robin)
The Toronto Star, March 26, 2005
BUTT, Herbert Mercer (Robin)
- Of Toronto, passed away on March 23, 2005, at the age of 97. He is now at peace and with God and in the presence of his Saviour Jesus Christ. Beloved husband of Lois, for 66 years, who predeceased him January 12, 2005. Lovingly remembered by sons Kingsley (Beryl), Trevor (Diann), grandsons Vaughn (Ardelle), Ian and Darren, granddaughter Jillian. Dear great-grandfather to Skyler and Carson.

Herbert was born and raised in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. He trained as a dentist at McGill University, graduating in 1931. He served with Dr. Grenfell in Labrador, then spent 15 years practicing in India. Upon return to Newfoundland in 1947, he settled in St. John's where he practiced until 1992, for a total of 61 years. Upon retirement, he and Lois moved to Ontario, to be close to family. He was a life member of Gideons International and a faithful member of his church.

Friends will be received at Jerrett Funeral Home - North York Chapel, 6191 Yonge St. (2 lights south of Steeles), on Thursday, March 31, 2005 between 7 and 9 p.m. Funeral Service on Friday, April 1, 2005 at Bayview Glen Church, 300 Steeles Ave. East at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Highland Memory Gardens. As expressions of sympathy, donations of flowers are gratefully accepted, or donations may be made in his memory to The Gideon Memorial Bible Plan

BUTT, Lois Jean (nee Denniston)
The Toronto Star
BUTT, Lois Jean (nee Denniston)
- Of Toronto, passed peacefully away in her sleep, on January 12, 2005, following a brief illness, at the age of 94. She is now at peace with God and in the presence of her Saviour, Jesus Christ. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Dr. Herbert M. (Robin) Butt, sons Kingsley (Beryl) and Trevor (Diann), grandsons Vaughn, Ian and Darren, granddaughter Jillian and great-grandsons Skyler and Carson. Lois was born in Australia, into a family of eight. She is predeceased by siblings Dorothy, Alexander, Strathmore, Henry and Fletcher and mourned by two remaining sisters, Winsome and Elaine, as well as a large extended family and many friends, in Australia.

Lois and Robin had resided in St.John's, Nfld., for many years, where Robin was a well-known dentist. Lois was very active in her church, Bethesda Pentecostal, and as a counsellor with the 100 Huntley Street TV program.

Friends will be received at the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME - North York Chapel, 6191 Yonge Street (2 lights south of Steeles Ave.) on Monday, January 17, 2005 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Highland Memory Gardens. As expressions of sympathy, donations of flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made, in her memory, to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan orCrossroads Christian Communications, Burlington, Ontario.

EASON, Gladys
The Toronto Star, November 19, 2005
EASON, Gladys
- Died peacefully, at her home, with family by her side, on Thursday, November 17, 2005, at the age of 85. Loving mother of Ernie (Amanda) Eason and Heather (David) Mitchell. Dear sister of Ruby (David) Lyons and George (deceased) (Vi) Butler. Loving grandmother to Jeremy, Jeff, Ryan, Cheri, Stacey, Steve, Carol and Roger. Great-grandmother to Makaiya. She will be sadly missed by her family, many relatives and friends. Lifelong Salvationist from Corner Brook (Nfld.), Dovercourt and Etobicoke Temple (Toronto). A resident of Markham, she is now in the arms of God. If desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in her name to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army. Friends may visit at the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME - North York Chapel, 6191 Yonge Street (2 lights south of Steeles Ave.), on Sunday, November 20, 2005 from 3:00 p.m. until Service time in the Chapel at 4:00 p.m. Cremation to follow.

EASON, Maxwell
The Toronto Star
EASON, Maxwell (Max)
- Passed away peacefully at Toronto General Hospital on Tuesday, September 13, 2005, in his 74th year. Formerly of Long Pond, Newfoundland. Predeceased by his parents Mark and Ida (Dawe) Eason, 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Leaves to mourn sister Jen in B.C., and a large circle of family and friends. He was a seaman on the GreatLakes. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Toronto Grace Hospital on Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations would be appreciated to Toronto Grace Hospital, 650 Church Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 2G5.

The Toronto Star, December 2005
- Peacefully at Craiglee Nursing Home on Sunday, December 18th, 2005, in his 88th year. Loving husband for 64 years to Stella. Dear father of Franklin (Marie), Cyril (Ruth), Garfield (Ann), and William (Patricia). Will be sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his siblings Edna Benson, and Bernice Barrett. Predeceased by sister Ethel Canning, brother Anderson Johnson, granddaughter Brenda Johnson and great-grandson Dustyn Johnson. Friends may call at Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Tuesday, December 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Knob Hill United Church, 23 Gage Avenue, Scarborough, Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery. Donations to Knob Hill United Church Memorial Fund.
Although not stated in the obituaries, I believe this couple may have been formerly from Newfoundland - the wife's obituary was published January 2007



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