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A Collection of Newfoundland Obits
From the Victoria Times Colonist
Victoria, British Columbia



Published: July 24, 2002
ANDERSON Rodney "Rod" Hanford
, late of North Saanich, passed away suddenly on July 18, 2002 doing what he loved. Born February 28, 1952, he leaves to cherish his memory, his loving family; partner and wife, Ethel of 25 years; his mother, Marjorie of Burgeo, Newfoundland; his constant companion, Dock boy; four sisters, Joan and Jean Anderson, Linda (Dave) Pink and their daughter, Samantha and Sandy (Chris) Webb and their daughters, Emily and Kelsey, as well as numerous other relatives and many dear friends. Predeceased by his father, Hanford. We will miss Rod for his contagious energy for life that he bestowed on us all. Whether he was running, boating, flying, scuba diving or taking a peaceful walk, he was full of lifeand love. Rod's profession was knowing the human body and mind and sharing this knowledge with all that he touched. In whatever he pursued, his ultimate goal was to live life at this moment and to the fullest. You have been taken from us in the middle of the conversation and you, as always, will have the last word. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2002 at 3:00 pm at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 4725 Falaise Drive . Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to the charity of one's choice.
Victoria Times Colonist, Area Code 250

Published: August 7, 2002
NURSE, Josephine Patricia,
born on March 20, 1917 in St. John's, Newfoundland, passed away on August 4, 2002. Predeceased by her sister, Kitty and by her brother, Patrick. She is survived by her sisters, Mary and Sheila; children, Pat, John, Peggy, Barry and Joanne; grandchildren, Lauren, Tim, Erin, John, Rene and Amanda. Also many nieces and nephews across Canada. A funeral service will be held at Sequoia Gardens Memorial, 4665 Falaise Drive on Wednesday, August 7, at 3:00 p.m. Cremation will follow at the Royal Oak Crematorium.
Victoria Times Colonist, Area Code 250

Published: November 26, 2002

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Michael Ralphael O'Neill November 23, 2002 at the age of 75 years. He was born May 5, 1927 in St. John's, NFLD. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Emily Pearl O'Neill; his children: Wayne, Jim (Glenda), Gary (Donna); Carol (Mike), Lynda (Dan), Robert, Anna (Norm); his sister Elizabeth Moorcroft; 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. A Celebration of Michael's life will take place in the Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, B.C. on Friday, November 29, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Following the Service refreshments will follow in the Sands Arbor Reception Centre. Cremation entrusted to Hatley Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Michael's memory may be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, #1-947 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K3 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 276-2950 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC, V8T4N4.
Victoria Times Colonist, Area Code 250

Published: December 13, 2002
1925 - 2002
Born July 30, 1925. Passed away suddenly on November 26, 2002. Predeceased by his wife, Gwendolyn. Lovingly remembered by his children, Stephen (Carolyn), Barbara (Richard) Sager and Thomas; grandchildren, Michael, Matthew and Stephen. He will be sadly missed by family and many dear friends. Born in Newfoundland, settled in Victoria as a young adult, and worked for many years at Yarrows Shipyard until his retirement. No service at Frank's request. Private family gathering at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.



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