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BARRON, (O'Reilly) Monica C.
Monica C. (O'Reilly) Barron
, 94, died Friday, Nov. 19, 1999, at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation for New Bedford. She was the widow of Herbert T. Barron and daughter of the late Albert E. and Teresa (Evans) O'Reilly. Born and raised in Argentia, Newfoundland, she moved to New Bedford in 1940 with her family when their home was taken for the construction of a U.S. naval base as part of the Lend-Lease agreement between the United States and Great Britain. She lived in New Bedford until moving to Dorchester in 1966. She had also lived for a time in New Jersey before returning to New Bedford in 1983. Mrs. Barron was formerly employed as a telegraph operator for the Royal British Postal and Telegraph Company Ltd. in Newfoundland. She was a communicant of St. Lawrence Church and a former communicant of Holy Name Church. She loved to sing and enjoyed caring for infants and children.

Survivors include a daughter, Bridget M. Gardinier and her husband, Lee Gardinier, of Ashland, N.H.; many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. She was the sister of the late Mary Dolan, Bridget M. Foley, Matilda M. Saunders, Sarah Houlihan, Josephine M. Foley, Rev. Paul J. O'Reilly, and Alice Browner. Her funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Name Church; burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

BURKE, Blanche (Howlett)
Blanche (Howlett) Burke
, 93, of New Bedford died Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at Hathaway Manor after a long illness. She was the widow of Charles W. Burke and the daughter of the late Edward and Frances (Meagher) Howlett. Born in Tor's Cove, Newfoundland, she lived in New Bedford most of her life. She was a bookkeeper for Nashawena Mills until she retired. She was a communicant of St. Lawrence Martyr Church. Survivors include her niece, Janet O'Mara of New York. Her funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Lawrence Martyr Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen St.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

Marie Conley
, 75, died unexpectedly at home Wednesday, April 21, 1999. She was the widow of Edward J. Conley and daughter of the late James and Lillian E. (Dwyer) Loveridge. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, she previously lived in East Boston before moving to Wareham, where she lived most of her life. She was employed by H.L. Boutin in Buzzards Bay. Survivors include a sister, Claire E. Smith of Brooklet, Ga.; a brother, John Loveridge of Peabody; and many nieces and nephews. Services will be private. Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway, Route 28.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

LANDICK, Mabel (Beck)
Mabel (Beck) Landick
, 96, died at home, Saturday, Dec. 18, 1999, after a period of declining health. She was the widow of Philip Gibbs Landick. Born in Newfoundland, daughter of the late Cyrus and Eliza Beck, she lived in California for the past 13 years. She had been a resident of the Winchester Apartments, New Bedford, Mass., from 1965 to 1986; previously living in Melrose, Mass., for many years. Mrs. Landick was a dedicated volunteer, while in New Bedford, for St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane Helsel of Lancaster; a son, Philip Gibbs Landick Jr., of Hingham, Mass.; a nephew, Dennis Beck and his wife, Shirley, of South Dartmouth, Mass.; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Eli Beck, Mallie Pike, Rachel Clarke, Evelyn Paull, William Beck, James Beck, Everett Beck and Ada Mayo. Her memorial service will be at noon Saturday in the Chapel of Grace Episcopal Church, County and School streets, New Bedford. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Arrangements are with the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St., New Bedford.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

PIKE, Lloyd
Lloyd F. Pike
, 84, died Oct. 14, 1999. He was born in Newfoundland, grew up in Somerville, Mass., graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1941, and served as a major in the Army at Fort Williams, Maine, during World War II. He settled in South Portland, Maine, purchased a home in 1952, and managed the Kraft Foods/Stauffer Plant there. After retirement, Lloyd  pursued his love of sailing on "Sea Shanty," crafted furniture and toys for  children, and became a "fix it" expert for numbers of relatives and friends. He  also gave generously of his time to community organizations and held offices in  Shriners, Retired Officers Club, Rotary, and First Congregational Church.

His wife of 52 years, Alice, died in 1995. Because of the acceleration of Alzheimer's disease he eventually moved to Cedars in Portland, where he received expert and compassionate care. He is survived by two children, Kathryn Pike Brown of North Yarmouth, Maine, Stephen Pike of Strafford, N.H.; and three granddaughters, Erin Brown of Burlington, Vt., Jessica Brown of Seattle, Wash., and Mara Pike of Kittery, Maine. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Hobbs Funeral Home, in South Portland, Maine at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers place consider making contributions in Lloyd's name to Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 163 Lancaster St. Suite 160-B Portland, Maine. 04101. They provide much needed resources for the victims and families of  this devastating disease.



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