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Newfoundland Obituaries
From The Toronto Star


The Toronto Star, October25, 2008
GRAHAM PARROTT RAF WWII, Newfoundland Ranger

Peacefully passed away on Thursday October 23, 2008 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at the age of 83. Beloved husband of the late Belle. Loving father of David and his wife Lorelei. Cherished grandpa to Matthew, John and Sarah. Dear brother of Eileen, Clare, Lorna, Enid, Phyllis, John, Clarence and Joan. Graham, along with Belle, were proud to be founding members of the Church of St. Andrew Anglican. Graham was greatly loved and will be missed by the Parrott and Young families, as well as many cherished friends. Visitation will be held at the Ogden Funeral Homes, 4164 Sheppard Ave. E., (east of Kennedy Rd.) Scarborough, on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. A complete Funeral Service will be held at the Church of St. Andrew Anglican, 2333 Victoria Park Ave., Scarborough (south of Hwy. 401) on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations in memory of Graham and Belle to the Church of St. Andrew Memorial Fund would be appreciated.

MACDOUGALL, Elizabeth Anne (Betty)
The Toronto Star, February 2, 2008
Elizabeth Anne (Betty) Macdougall
1955 - 2008

After a courageous battle with cancer, Betty, in her 53rd year, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 31, 2008. Beloved wife of John Eric (Rick) Macdougall, loving mother of John Taylor, Christopher Michael, and Logan Alexander. Daughter of Joseph and Bride McDonald, Badger, Newfoundland. Daughter-in-law of Dr. John Macdougall and the late Marian Macdougall. Betty will be sadly missed by her brother, four sisters, Rick's three brothers and sister, their families, and her many friends. Dear friend of Debbie Smith and Teresa Armstrong. Visitation will be held at Oakview Funeral Home, 56 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario on Monday, February 4 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, February 5 from 12:00 until time of Service at 2:00 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. Rajagopal and staff at the Credit Valley Oncology Department, and to the Mississauga Halton CCAC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line condolences at

MURPHY, Austin Joseph
Passed away on May 7, 2008. Beloved husband of Eleanor (Hughes) Murphy and dear father of Maureen Murphy and Sheila Murphy-Stone. Father-in-law of Peter Hopper and David Stone. Brother of Cal Murphy, Stella McLellan, Clare Quigg, Helen Gerard and Phyllis Barr. Brother-in-law of Ruth Hughes, Lil Murphy, Doris Murphy and Gerard Bernard. Uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Bibiana Rouse, brothers Carl and Edgar Murphy and infant brothers Steven and Adrian. Born in Lawn, Newfoundland, son of the late Columba Murphy and Julia Edwards Murphy. Austin was a retired Marine Engineer who sailed for over 40 years on the Great Lakes and the east coast of Canada. Friends may call at Trull North Toronto Funeral Home, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at Blessed Sacrament Church (Yonge St., south of Lawrence) at 12 noon. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to either ShareLife or Covenant House.

TURNER, Mary (nee Beresford)
Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 in Toronto, in her 88th year. Mary was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Francis Turner and devoted mother to her children Bridie (Omar), Frank (Sheila), Philip (Joanie), Patrick (Domenica), David (Barbara). Kind and caring grandmother who will be deeply missed by Marc (Lara), Anne-Marie (Cameron), Rachel, Stefanie, David, Matthew, Andrew, Rebecca, Damien, Christopher and Adam. Great-grandmother to Luca, Marco, Thomas and Isabella. Reunited in Heaven with loving daughter Moira (Albert) and grandson Brendan. Born on the island of St. Brendan's, Newfoundland on May 19, 1920. Mary was predeceased by her parents Philip Beresford and Margaret Hynes, sister Sarah and brothers Jim, Pat, Greg, Herbert, Raymond and Bern. Survived by her loving brother Mike, Mary Ann Hogan and her many nieces and nephews. Mary's passion for life, faith and the belief in the importance of family and friends touched all, despite the many challenges she endured in her later life. Special thanks to Loida, Joyce, Dr. Jane Pritchard and her many caregivers. Resting at the PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy), from 7 - 9 p.m. Saturday, May 10th, and Sunday, May 11th, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday, May 12th, at 12 noon in St. Brigid's Church, 300 Wolverleigh Blvd. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Variety Village - The Brendan Turner Memorial Fund.



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