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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2000

 

Saturday, January 1, 2000, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Monday, January 3, 2000, edition of The Western Star

BIRTHS

PENDER
Born to Larry & Mary Anne Pender of Kitchener, Ontario, a daughter, Jordan Jessica, weighing 6 lb. 3 oz. Mary Anne is the daughter of Jessie and the late Daniel Connolly of Corner Brook.

DEATHS

GREEN, Jacqueline
formerly of Welland
passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Friday, December 31, 1999 in her 47th year. Loving mother of Ron Paquette and Tammie (Paquette) Atkins and husband Jamie. Sadly missed by never forgotten by grandchildren Tia and Tye Atkins. Dear sister of Wayne, Henry, Ron, Winston & Derek Green, Cynthia Green, Sadie Wheeler & Silvia Green. Predeceased by her parents Henry & Florence Green. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Jacqueline lived in Toronto and the Niagara Region before settling down in Stoney Creek. She was a member of St. Francis of Xavier, Stoney Creek. Friends called at the Cudney Funeral Chapel, 241 West Main Street, Welland. Father Ken Burns c.s.c. conducted a private funeral service from Cudney Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Hamilton General Hospital I.C.U. would be greatly appreciated by the family. Special thanks to the I.C.U. nursing staff who looked after our mother at Hamilton General and to all the family and friends who supported us.


Tuesday, January 4, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

O'TOOLE, James P.
Point au Mal

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James P. O'Toole announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, January 2, 2000 at the age of 97 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Clothilda (Tillie) and four sons: Vincent (Charlotte) O'Toole in Labrador City, Jimmy (Jacquie) O'Toole in Ontario, Leonard (Mercedes) O'Toole in Labrador City, Anthony O'Toole in Point au Mal and six daughters: Ida Hawco in Port au Port, Irene Green in Florida, Mary (William) Bruce in Port au Port East, Imelda (Aloysius) Connors in Ottawa, Theresa (Albert) Murray in Labrador City, Debbie (Roger) Boone in New Brunswick and 25 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by one son, Joseph O'Toole. Friends may call at the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Point au Mal on Tuesday. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Point au Mal with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Point au Mal. As expressions of sympathy; flowers or donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

THOMPSON, Florence Maude (nee Curley)
Benoit's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Thompson announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, January 3rd, 2000 at the age of 86 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: daughters: Geraldine Quigley (Thomas) of Curling, Shirley Aronson of Toronto, ON, Regina Bastien of Wilberforce, ON and Catherine English of Beaverton, ON; son, Michael Thompson of Abbottsford, BC; sister Victoria Hackett of Pasadena, NF; 25 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband, Jeremiah O'Connell, her second husband Albert Thompson; children, Philip O'Connell, John O'Connell, Jeremiah O'Connell Jr. and Patricia O'Connell; parents, John and Elizabeth Curley and brothers, Alton and Philip Curley. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

STEAD, Ralph Howley
April 6th, 1922 - Jan. 2nd, 2000
Merchant Navy WWII

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Stead announce his passing on Sunday, January 2nd, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 77th year. He will be sadly missed by his sons: Kenneth (Eileen), Maxwell both of Kitchener, Ontario, Darryl, Paul, Gary (Linda), Terry (Betty) all of Howley and Ronald (Barbara) of Moncton, his daughters: Dina (Mrs. Neil Pasher) of Kitchener, Ontario, Wanda (Mrs. Wayne Combden) of Howley, Alice Cassell of Kitchener, Ontario, Louise (Mrs. Bert Rice) of Hampden, Barbara Stead of Brampton, Ontario, Jacqueline Stead of Howley and Glynis (Mrs. Daniel Ropson) of Kitchener, Ontario; 22 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; three brothers: David (Rita), Alex (Betty) all of Little Catalina and Herbert of St. John's; three sisters: Margaret (Mrs. William Dalton) of Little Catalina, Louise (Mrs. Earl Parsons) and Florence Foote both of Stephenville. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Irene, son Reginald and parents William and Helen Stead. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Howley today, Tuesday where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Simmonds officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
" Lest We Forget"


Wednesday, January 5, 2000, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's paper


Thursday, January 6, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SIMMONS, Dorothy Theresa
Deer Lake
Sept. 14th, 1912 - Jan. 3rd, 2000

It is with great sadness that the daughter of the late Dorothy Theresa Simmons announce her passing on Monday, January 3rd, 2000 at her daughter's residence in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted daughter Ruby and son-in-law William, with whom she resided with her two special grandchildren, Lori-Ann and William Jr. Also her eight sons and two daughters, 26 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Tuesday at 2-4 p.m. Funeral services took place on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Church with Capt. Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

STUCKLESS, Joseph S.
Kitchener, Ontario

Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario, on Saturday, January 1, 2000, after a brief illness, Joseph Stuckless, age 84 years. Loving husband of 62 years to the former Elizabeth Wilton, formerly of Deer Lake. Joseph was a member of St. George's of Forest Hill Anglican Church. Dear father to Tom and his wife Jean, Bernard, Douglas and his wife Judy, Fred and his wife Lisa, Robert and his wife Susan, Lillian Campbell, Myra and her husband Roy Dennis, Arlene and her husband Ray Dwyer, Diane and her husband Fred Williams, Helen and her husband John Curtis, Valerie and her husband Bill Dollner, Louise and her husband Dan Hounsell, Sharon, Sandra and her husband Dave Jones; Paula and her husband Doug Woodhouse; brother to Armine Sturge; 32 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren also survive. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas Stuckless and Lennora Hayden; three brothers, Archibald, Robert and Garfield and one granddaughter, Denise Hounsell. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at St. George's Anglican Church, 321 Fisher Hallman Drive, Kitchener. Donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Kitchener may be made as expressions of sympathy.

YOUNG, Sophia Rita
Bay St. George Long Term Care Center
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sophia Rita Young announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, January 5, 2000 at the age of 93 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Dennis Young in St. Jude's, Deer Lake, Don (Gladys) Young in Kippens and seven daughters: Madeline Cormier in Stephenville, Mary Gaudon in Alberta, Magdalen Cormier in Stephenville, Loretta Seaward in Pasadena, Maybelle (Robert) Gale in Stephenville, Dale (Allan) Francis in Desbarats, Ontario, Evelyn (Stephen) Giles in Stephenville and two brothers: Paul (Elizabeth) Rubia in St. Jude's, Deer Lake, Leo Rubia in St. John's and one sister, Maggie Renough in Toronto; 80 grandchildren, 75 great grandchildren, 26 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Young and three sons: Leo, Permanis, Matthew and one daughter, Paulette Chaulk. Cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium in Stephenville. Funeral service will take place on Friday, January 7th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Friday, January 7, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MATCHEM, Jessie
Interfaith Home Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, January 6, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Jessie Matchem in her 89th year. She will be sadly missed by her sons: Tom and wife Joyce of Jeffrey's, Frank and wife Cynthia, Victoria, BC; daughter-in-law Dulcie Matchem of Mississauga, ON; brother Samuel Spencer of Port aux Basques; 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Philip Matchem, 1991, and her son Samuel. The family will be receiving friends from St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, Jeffrey's on Friday, followed by the funeral service Saturday January 8th at 2:00 p.m., with Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. The interment will be held at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the St. Mary Magdeline Anglican Church Memorial Fund will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.


Saturday, January 8, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CROWLEY, John T.
John T. Crowley
passed peacefully away on November 12 in Columbus, Ohio, age 74 years. Beloved husband of Margaret, nee Leitch of Corner Brook and dear father of Mary and husband Charles Bickley of Cincinnati, Ohio. Also survived by sister Pat (John Gillhooley), brother Jim (Ethel) and Bob (Sally) and many nieces and nephews. John spent many years in Stephenville with the US Air Force. Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Pius X Church in Columbus.

RAIKE, Mrs. Shirley (nee LeRoux)
Passed away at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on January 2, 2000, Mrs. Shirley Raike, nee LeRoux, formerly of Deer Lake, at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn are her loving husband, Bob Raike of Winnipeg, formerly of Deer Lake, her daughter Cindy, her sons: Jerry, Kendell and Alan, all of Winnipeg. Also her mother, Mrs. Vida LeRoux of Deer Lake, her three brothers, Jerry (Dallace), Harry, of Deer Lake and Wayne (Lynn) of Ontario and her two sisters, Jean Barry of Corner Brook and Mrs. Ruby David (Jim) of Memphis, Tennessee. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

STRICKLAND, STANFORD, Ethel
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Ethel Strickland announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 6th, 2000 at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Sharon Richard and husband Henri residing at Corner Brook. Her son, Frederick Strickland residing at Vancouver. Two grandchildren: Andre and Ashley residing at Corner Brook. Cousin, Arthur (Phyllis) Brewer residing at Grates Cove, NF. Two special friends: Josephine Rideout and Elsie Hynes of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by a number of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William Strickland, 1985, her sons: Wayne James, 1987, Ray, 1992, Tony, 1995, and Terrence Roy, 1999. The funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Temple on O'Connell Drive on Sunday at 2 p.m. with interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Vault. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, phone 634-9800, Friday during the hours of 7-9, Saturday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 and Sunday during the hours of 10-12 noon. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the charity of one's choice.


Monday, January 10, 2000, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's paper


Tuesday, January 11, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LAGATDU, Samuel Joseph
Cape St. George

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Joseph Lagatdu announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, January 10th, 2000 at the age of 64 years. He will be sadly missed by his five brothers: Kenneth, Joseph, Stanley, Charles and Aiden, all in Cape St. George and five sisters: Doris Wilk in United States, Dorothy Robia in Saint John, NB, Theresa Cochrane in Halifax, NS, Grace Renouf in Cape St. George, Youhenna Gaudon in Stephenville, a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Church in Cape St. George on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Church in Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

YEPIZ, RUBY
Silverwood Manor Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruby Yepiz announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, January 8th, 2000 at the age of 74 years. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Gus (Audrey) Yepiz in Cochrane, Alberta, David Yepiz in Calgary, Alberta and two daughters: Tanya (Gene) White in Lambeth, Ontario, Dorothea (Glen) Shoup in Spokane, Washington and five grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, January 11th at 12 p.m. from the United Church on St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hanson Highway in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

KING, Cecil James
Mattis Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil James King announce his passing at his residence in Mattis Point on Monday, January 10th, 2000 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Martha Ann and four sons: Manson (Sandra), Garland (Jackie), Baron (Michelle), Edward, all of Mattis Point and one daughter, Darlene (Larry) Madore in Mattis Point and one brother: Lawrence (Mary) in Mattis Point and four sisters: Annie (Bill) Brumsey in Stephenville Crossing, Josephine (Gordon) Joyce, Roseanne Tobin, Eileen Tobin, all of Mattis Point and 7 grandchildren; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Elizabeth King and two brothers, Roy King and Sam Tobin and one sister, Alice Tobin. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 12th at 10 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

JESSO, MARY ANGELA
Port au Port West

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Angela Jesso announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, January 10th, 2000 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her five sons: Donald (Joyce) in Port au Port, Joseph (Ethel) in Degrau, Richard in St. John's, Clifton (Mary) in Marches Point, Dillon (Carolyn) in Stephenville and five daughters: Martha (Ryburn) Mercer in Grand Falls, Clara (Murdock) Jesso in Kippens, Maude Jesso in Texas, Hilda (Cecil) Savoury in Northwest Territories, Velita Jesso in Kippens and four brothers: Aloysius Benoit in Big Cove, Matthew Young in Lower Cove, John L. Benoit in Marches Point, Andrew Benoit in Stephenville and two sisters: Martha Collier in Sheaves Cove, Adelid O'Gorman in Stephenville, a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Arsen Jesso on November 20, 1977 and her parents, Martin and Mary Benoit and one sister, Gertrude Dennis. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 12th at 2 p.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

WARREN, Norma Louise (nee Bishop)
Vancouver, BC
April 12, 1934 to January 4, 2000
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norma Warren announce her passing at her home in Vancouver, BC on Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at the age of 65. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted family: Daughters: Sharon (Philip) Norman in Robert's Arm, NF; Sheila (Lewis) Budgell in Lewisport, NF and Deidre McGettigan (Donal) of Vancouver, BC; sons: Craig (Jennifer) Warren, Mission, BC; Shane (Madonna) Warren, Prince George, BC and Ian Warren (Fiancee Anna Lunt) of Vancouver, BC; eight grandchildren: Thomas, Lydia, Deidre, Allison, Bradley, Alana, Nathan, and Quinn; brother, Harvey (Shirley) Bishop of Steady Brook, NF; sisters: Vera (Robert) Sexton of Corner Brook, NF; Doris (Maxwell) Howell of Stephenville Crossing, NF; her mother, Lavinia Bishop, is currently residing at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook. Also, a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Harvey Bishop and brother Raymond. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, January 11 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, Corner Brook with Rev. Dean Lorne Gosse officiating. A memorial service was held in Vancouver, BC on Friday, January 7, 2000 at the First Memorial Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave., Corner Brook, telephone 634-0077.
" Forever in our Hearts"

DAVIS (COURTNEY), Mary Catherine
Gallants (formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Catherine Davis (Courtney) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 9th, 2000 at the age of 40 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Charles and one step-daughter, Kimberly Davis in St. John's and three brothers: William Courtney in Ontario, Jerome (Phyllis) Courtney in St. John's, Richard Courtney in Halifax, NS and five sisters: Rose (Wayne) Jesso in Stephenville, Dorothy Courtney (Tony Pottle) in Stephenville, Theresa Sleep (Bruce Madore) in Stephenville, Jacqueline Courtney (Ronald Devau) in Halifax, NS, Tonya Courtney in Ontario and two brothers-in-law: Harvey Davis and Cyril Davis, both of Brampton, Ontario and one sister-in-law, Carrie Daughtery in Texas; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Dorothy M. Courtney in 1996. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 12th at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hanson Highway, Stephenville.

BROWN, Clara Veronica
Cow Head
July 30th, 1963 - Jan. 10th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clara Veronica Brown announce her passing on Monday, January 10th, 2000 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 36th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Calvin, her children: Chad, Charmaine and Chantel, her parents Eura & Edgar Brown all of Cow Head; one brother, Glen (Donna) of Brampton, Ontario; five sisters: Laverne (Steve), Noreen (Albert), Nadine (Craig), Marilyn all of Cow Head and Pansy (Tim) of Brampton, Ontario; her mother-in-law Nora Brown, her sisters-in-law, Vera (Arch) Caines, Prudence (Fred) Bullen, Sylvia (Monty) Shears, her brothers-in-law, Rodney (Marilyn) Brown, Con (Hughena) Brown, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Terry. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cow Head today, Tuesday where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Tributes may be made by flowers or donations. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
" Forever in our hearts"


Wednesday, January 12, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HISCOCK, Mary Emma (nee Pike)
Mary Emma Hiscock (nee Pike)
is "away from the body and at home with the Lord." Mary was promoted to Glory from The Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John's in her 88th year. Born in Blaketown, she moved to Corner Brook at the age of 12 with her parents during the pioneering days of the town. Mrs. Hiscock was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Hiscock (1979) and was also predeceased by her son Dean in 1981. Mary was a life member of The Salvation Army Corner Brook Citadel Corps, providing leadership as a local officer in Women's Ministries. Her commitment in service was also evident through her involvement with the Gideon's Ladies' Auxiliary. She was an ardent supporter of her husband in education, local government, and business affairs and a compassionate ministry to all. She is survived by three children, Majors Joan and husband Ray Stratton of Waterloo, Ontario; Majors Edwin and wife Phyllis of Cambridge, Ontario; Lieut-Colonels David and wife Margaret of Halifax, NS; daughter-in-law Joan Knee of Corner Brook; 13 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren. Also surviving her are brothers Harold and wife Jean Pike of St. John's; Cecil and wife Violet Pike of Corner Brook; Arthur and wife Jean Pike of Corner Brook; Frank and wife Audrey Pike of Corner Brook; sisters, Mildred and husband Abner Clark of Pasadena; Jean Sparkes of Corner Brook and Geraldine Spear of Massachusetts. Predeceasing her were brothers: Bramwell, Samuel and sisters: Myrtle Clark and Irene Rideout. Visitation: Wednesday 7-9; Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue. A funeral service of celebrations will be held at The Salvation Army Citadel, Premier Drive, 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 14th with Majors Ray and Joan Piercey and Majors Gerald and Doreen Lacey officiating. Donations may be made to The Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund of The Gideons.

LASAGA, Jeannie Ann
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Formerly of Flat Bay
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeannie Ann Lasaga announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, January 10, 2000 in her 93rd year. She will be sadly missed by her five daughters: Sheena White, Flat Bay, Grace McDonell (Tom), Toronto, Pat Pottie, Dartmouth, Helen G. Doherty, Scotland, Joyce Smaldon, England, and one son, Frankie White, Stephenville Crossing. Also leaving to mourn 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay, from where the funeral will take place on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Flat Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

SPENCER, Derek James
August 22, 1957 - January 9, 2000
(Formerly of Stephenville, NF)

Passed peacefully away, after a courageous battle with cancer, at Union Hospital, Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, in his 42nd year. Leaving to mourn his loving mother, Marie Spencer (Stephenville, NF); two brothers: Michael (Vancouver, BC), Gerard (Mississauga, Ont.); and one sister, Rowena Gaulton (Edward), Deer Lake, NF; and special friend Rita Miller (Moosejaw, Saskatchewan). Funeral services took place at Jones Funeral Home where cremation followed. Interment will follow at the family plot in Stephenville, NF. In lieu of lowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

WARREN, Norma Louise (nee Bishop)
Vancouver, BC
April 12, 1934 to January 4, 2000
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NF)

A repeat of her obituary from yesterday's (January 11, 2000) edition of The Western Star


Thursday, January 13, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HOUSE, Mary Ellen
Stephenville Crossing, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ellen House announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at the age of 99 years. She leaves to mourn her son, Charlie House of Stephenville Crossing; three grandchildren: Betty Ann House, Helina (Mrs. Eugene Crant) of Grand Falls and Robert of Courtney, BC; one great-grandchild, Steven Charles Crant, Grand Falls and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard and her son David. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15th at 2:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing, with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the R. C. Cemetery, Brook Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday 10-12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

DAVIS (COURTNEY), Mary Catherine
Gallants (Formerly of Stephenville)

(A correction to her obituary which appeared in Tuesday's (January 11, 2000) edition of The Western Star)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Catherine Davis (Courtney) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 9th, 2000 at the age of 40 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Charles and one step-daughter, Kimberly Davis in St. John's and also her father, Gerald Courtney in Stephenville and three brothers: William Courtney in Ontario, Jerome (Phyllis) Courtney in St. John's, Richard Courtney in Halifax, NS and five sisters: Rose (Wayne) Jesso in Stephenville, Dorothy Courtney (Tony Pottle) in Stephenville, Theresa Sleep (Bruce Madore) in Stephenville, Jacqueline Courtney (Roland Deveau) in Halifax, NS, Tonya Courtney in Ontario and two brothers-in-law: Harvey Davis and Cyril Davis, both of Brampton, Ontario and one sister-in-law, Carrie Daughtery in Texas; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Dorothy M. Courtney in 1996. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, January 12th at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Friday, January 14, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COCHRANE, Catherine Jane
Port au Port East, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Jane Cochrane announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Thursday, January 13, 2000, at the age of 99 years. She leaves to mourn two sons: James and his wife, Senator Ethel Cochrane and Albert Cochrane, all of Port au Port; two daughters: Mary (Mrs. Frank Klarich), Englewood, Florida and Madge (Mrs. Ronald Olson), Osseo, Minnesota, USA; her sister Jean Duffy, Port au Port; two brothers: Angus McIsaac, Port au Port; Palmo McIsaac (Annie), Aguathuna; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert in 1954, her brothers Hilary, Andy, Norman, Ignatius and her sisters Madge and Mamie. The family will be receiving friends from Maria Regina Roman Catholic Parish, Port au Port East on Friday, followed by the funeral service on Saturday, January 15th at 2:00 p.m. Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

MATTHEWS, Bridget Mary (nee Kelly)
Parsons Pond
April 11, 1920 - Jan. 13th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bridget Mary Matthews announce her passing on Thursday, January 13th, 2000 at her family residence in her 79th year. She will be sadly missed by her son Donald F. (Edna) of Portland Creek, NF; three daughters: Florence M. Blanchard of Parsons Pond, Marilyn S. (Peter) Coskie of Boylston, MA, USA and Audrey L. Butt (Barry Werbowsky) of Scarborough, Ontario; seven grandchildren; four sisters: Francis Riggs, Theresa Marshall, Elizabeth Powell and Ann Williams. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Solomon in 1971, brothers Mike and Patrick Kelly, sister Kathleen Laychuk and son-in-law Stanley Blanchard. Cremation took place on Thursday. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, January 15th, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Peters Anglican Church in Parsons Pond with Rev. Meade and Father Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PAWLEY, Cyril Henry James
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Pawley announce his sudden passing on Thursday, January 13th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife: Mrs. Olive Pawley, Corner Brook, son: William (Karen), St. Catherine's, ON, daughter: Glenys (Ross) Wheeler, Summerside, grandchildren: Veronica Ann, Erica Jean, Lisa, Amy and Tyler, one great grandchild, sisters: Emily Marshall, Corner Brook and Beatrice Pasher, Ontario, brothers: Robert (Marjorie), Richard (Marie), Frank (Florence), all residing in Ontario and Jerry (Jocelyn), Corner Brook, four step-daughters: Ada Locke, Irene Warren, Linda Kennedy and Georgina Blanchard, as well as many other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 16th, 2000 from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at the Receiving Chapel, Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NF and Lab. Lung Association.


Saturday, January 15, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

Corrected obituary which first appeared in yesterday's newspaper.
PAWLEY, Cyril Henry James
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Pawley announce his sudden passing on Thursday, January 13th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife: Mrs. Olive Pawley, Corner Brook; sons: William (Karen), St. Catherine's, ON; daughter: Glenys (Ross) Wheeler, Summerside; grandchildren: Veronica Ann, Erica Jean, Lisa, Amy and Tyler; one great grandchild; sisters: Emily Marshall, Corner Brook and Beatrice Pasher, Ontario; brothers: Robert (Marjorie), Richard (Marie), Frank (Florence), all residing in Ontario and Jerry (Jocelyn), Corner Brook; four step-daughters: Ada Locke, Irene Warren, Linda Kennedy and Georgina Blanchard, as well as many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Shirley (1996), parents: Cyril and Martha Pawley; three brothers: John, Winston and Gordon; one sister: Margaret; mother and father-in-law: William and Gladys Easton. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 16th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at the Receiving Chapel, Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association.

BIRTHS

KING
It's a boy

Mark Andrew King Woodrow and Cindy King are proud to present their son Mark Andrew King born November 15, 1999 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He is the grandson of Hubert and Ursula Hynes of St. Judes and the late Wesley and Annie King of Pasadena.

ENGAGEMENTS

TILLER & BARRETT
Marilyn L. (Butt) Tiller
and Gerald R. Barrett are pleased to announce their engagement which took place on Feb. 19, 1999. Marilyn is the daughter of the late Barbara and Clarence Butt of Corner Brook and Gerald R. Barrett is the son of the late Louise and Roy Barrett of Corner Brook. Wedding plans are set for May 12, 2000.

STREET & LAPLANTE
Elizabeth & David Street of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter Nicole to Jean, son of Diane & Richard LaPlante of Ottawa, Ontario. The engagement took place on December 25, 1999. Wedding plans will be announced at a later date.

FENNEMORE & MORGAN
It is with great pleasure that Gerald and Carol Fennemore of Bay Robert's announce the December 25, 1999 engagement of their only daughter Teri Fennemore to Danny Morgan, son of Wayne and Charlotte Morgan of Port-De-Grave. Congratulations, love and best wishes for the future, coming from both their families.

COOK & WHEELER
John & Bonnie Cook of Cook's Ave., are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Marlene Gail, to Paul Warren, son of Calvin & Laura Wheeler of Wheelers Rd. The engagement took place Christmas Day 1999. Marlene & Paul presently live in St. Paul, AB, and are planning a wedding in Corner Brook, NF. Best wishes come from family & friends.

WEDDINGS

BARRETT & MACKENZIE
Noah and June Barrett of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Deborah Ann to Gregory Bryon, son of Ernast and Effie Mackenzie of Howley. The marriage ceremony took place on Saturday, September 18, 1999 at All Saints Anglican Church in Corner Brook. A special thank you is extended to many family and friends who helped make the occasion a very memorable one. The couple currently reside in Bonavista, NF.


Monday, January 17, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DIAMOND, Hubert Donald
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Diamond announce his passing at the Deer Lake Manor on Saturday, January 15th, 2000 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: one son, Albert and his wife Shirley of Bonne Bay Pond; grandchildren, Ida Keats (Glen), Donald (Mary), Deborah Diamond, Raymond (Elizabeth), Otto (Susan), Huldah Oldford (Wade) all of Corner Brook and Albert Jr. (Kelly) of Toronto; 13 great-grandchildren and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mr. Diamond is predeceased by his first wife, Ida and his second wife, Louise; son Donald; daughter, Mary; brothers, Leonard, Clayton and Bowers and sisters, Sarah and Blanche. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Monday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Vault. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

BENNETT, Loretta (nee Reader)
78 Midland Row, Pasadena, NF

The death occurred on Sunday, January 16th, 2000 at the WMRH in her 73rd year. Leaving to mourn daughter Sharon, Mrs. Derek Durdle (Pasadena), Karen, Mrs. David Critch (Pasadena). Sons: Jim, Jason (Pasadena), Daryl & Darlene (Pasadena), Gary & Marilyn (Corner Brook), daughter-in-law Carol Peckford (British Columbia). Sisters Eliza Gillard (Howley) & Jennie Loveman (Corner Brook). Grandchildren Jodi, Ciara & Janet Durdle (Pasadena), Chad & Jonathan Bennett (Corner Brook), Andrew & Jennifer Bennett (Pasadena), Justin Bennett (British Columbia), and Amber Loretta Critch (Pasadena). She was predeceased by her husband John in 1990, and two sons Johnny & Brian in 1978. Loretta was born December 15th, 1926, and she was a former member of the Pasadena Lionesses Club. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Monday from 7-9, and on Tuesday at St. David's Anglican Church in Pasadena 2-4 & 7-9, from where the funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. The interment will be held in the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Diabetic Association.

HYNES, Clayton
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Saturday, January 15th, 2000 at the O'Connell Centre, Clayton Hynes at the age of 91. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Amelia; two sons: Roy & wife Rita, Saskatchewan, Gordon & wife Bessie, Corner Brook; brother George & wife Jean, Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Gertrude and her husband Daniel, 2 brothers: Curtis & Harry, one sister Ethel, granddaughter Marie Young and great-granddaughter Jessica Brown. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Memorial United Church, Curling St., Reverend William Mercer officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers, donations to the Atlantic Cerebral Palsy Association, or the Memorial United Church will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street.

GREEN, Annie May
Port aux Basques
Age 78

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie May Green (Vardy) announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on January 15th, 2000 at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn her loving and devoted husband of 52 years, Archibald Green; six children: Jack (Beverly) Vardy of Lower Sackville, NS, Sheila (Junior) Bateman, Gerald (Janice) Green, Clayton (Diane) Green of Port aux Basques, Christine (Thomas) Howell of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Bob & Alice of Port aux Basques; 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Etta (Charles) Sheppard of North Sydney, Azelma (Albert) Green of Halifax; three brothers: Ward (Florence) Vardy, Raymond (Kay) Vardy, Cyril (Louise) Vardy of Port aux Basques, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents John William and Lucy Maude (MacDonald) Vardy, daughter Brenda in 1955 & brothers George and Norman Vardy. Family and friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., and Tuesday 10-12 noon (family only). Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, January 18th, 2000 at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. George Childs, Rev. Nelson Small and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment to follow at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Tuesday, January 18, 2000, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's issue of the newspaper


Wednesday, January 19, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PAYNE, Amelia Jane
Cow Head, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Payne announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Care Centre on January 18, 2000 at the age of 93 years. She leaves with fond and loving memories her family: two daughters: Belinda Hutchings, Carrie (Charles) Payne; two sons: Harold (Bud) and wife Ivy, Edmund and wife Linda, all of Cow Head; 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; one sister Eva Rowsell, Corner Brook; her brother Howard Payne, Fort McMurray; and a large number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Augustus, 1969; daughter Eileen; granddaughters: Anita, Vivian, Gladys; son-in-law Job Hutchings; sister Matilda Rumbolt; brothers: Guy, Gerald, Johnny, Eddie, Daniel, Andrew; and her parents, John and Caroline Payne. The family will be receiving friends from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Cow Head beginning Wednesday 1:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, January 21st at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend John Meade officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour.

FRENCH, Olive May (nee Somerton)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive May French announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, January 17th, 2000 at the age of 74 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: sons: Bruce and Edward of Corner Brook and Lionel (Margaret) of Whitby, ON; daughters: Rosalind Hamshere, Louise Ardley (Graham) all of Corner Brook and Pauline Haselhuhn (William) of Lake Bay, Washington, USA, sister, Louise Badcock (Augustus) of Bay Robert's; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Dorothy Somerton of Bare Need, Bay Robert's; brothers-in-law, William (Susie) French, Willis (Maureen) French of Corner Brook and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mrs. French was predeceased by her husband, Arthur 1988; brother, Reuben; brother-in-law, Ray and sister-in-law, Mary Clarke. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday from the First United Church, Park Street with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Vault. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the First United Church or to Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

HOYLES, Wilfred (Hackie) John
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness that the family of the late Mr. Wilfred Hoyles announce his sudden passing in his cabin at Birchy Lake on Monday, January 17th, 2000 at the age of 58 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife Bridget (nee Gillis), his daughters: Trudy (David) Hatch and Lorie, his son: Wade (Cathy) all residing at Corner Brook, four sisters: Jean (Wince) Canning of Corner Brook, Pearl (Peter) Meloché, Mae (Len) Suomu, all residing at Ontario and Margie Clark of Halifax, five brothers: Gerald, Roy (Ann), Lester (Sheila), David (Thelma) and Wallace Hoyles all residing at Corner Brook, sister-in-law: Marie Hoyles of Corner Brook. He will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, especially the Miller family and his friends at Birchy Lake. He was predeceased by his parents, Esmerlda and Ephraim and his brother, Cecil. The funeral service will take place from the First United Church on Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating, Friday at 2:00 p.m. with interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Vault. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Wednesday during the hours of 7-9, Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 and Friday during the hours of 10-12 noon. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-9800.


Thursday, January 20, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WOODLAND, Bonnie Florence (nee Payne)
Cox's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bonnie Woodland announce her passing at the Health Science Complex in St. John's on Wednesday, January 19th, 2000 at the age of 66 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, John; sons, Clayton (Dianne), Clyde (Rowena), Sidney (companion, Terri) all of Cambridge, ON; daughters, Ruby Welshman (Monroe) of Kitchener, Edith Woodland (companion, Bernard) of St. John's and Barbara Park (Wade) of Cox's Cove; ten brothers, Edgar (Beatrice), Melvin (Shirley), Warrick (Audrey), Edward, Abby (Thelma), Bernard (Yvonne), Ira (Maxine), Alphesus (Dallas), Randy (companion, Connie) and Floyd; six sisters, Josephine Cox (William), Margaret Brown (companion, William Noseworthy), Una Anderson (Robert), Verna Parsons (Arthur), Wanda Curtis (Ivan) and Vida White (Paul); step-brother, Stedman Blanchard; brothers-in-law, Sidney Woodland (Dora), Heber Woodland (Bonnie) and Clyde Hillier (Rosalind); sisters-in-law, Beatrice Hillier and Georgina Hillier (Leslie); 17 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Woodland was predeceased by daughters, Brenda Marie and Elizabeth Anne; parents Stephen and Lillian Payne; sister, Elizabeth Anne and parents-in-law, Sidney and Deborah Woodland. Visitation will commence Thursday evening at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

ROSE, Chesley Sr.
Riverside Drive, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Rose Sr. announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 18, 2000 in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Lilly of 61 years; two sons: John (Margaret), Chesley (Jocelyn); two daughters: Elsie (Fred) Colbourne, Bessie (Mick) Callahan of Toronto; ten special grandchildren: Joanne (Rose) Fillier, Vicki (Rose) Russell, Sherry (Colbourne) McCarthy, Sean and Sheldon Colbourne, Lisa, Tracey and Sherry Callahan, Dean and Leanne Rose; nine precious great grandchildren; one brother John Rose, St. John's; one sister Kay Loder, Corner Brook; two step-sisters: Roberta Strowbridge, Port aux Basques, Bethina Taylor, St. John's; many special nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Susie Rose, brother Harry and two sisters Ethel Simms and Susie Rose. The funeral service will be held Friday, January 21st at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence St., Reverend Percy Coffin officiating; with the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers, donations will ge gratefully accepted to the Chemotherapy Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital.


Friday, January 21, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DUFFENAIS, Mark
28 St. Stephen's Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mark Duffenais announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Sheila and one son, Bob (Janet) Duffenais in Edmonton, Alberta and three daughters: Isabel (Jim) Mullen and Ellen (Kevin) Hogan, all in Carleton Place, Ontario, Ann Marie (Kent) Blandford in St. John's, NF and one brother, John Desmond (Yvonne) Duffenais in Stephenville and four sisters: Dorothy White in Seattle, USA, Mary Besaw in Alberta, Alice (David) Pickles in Toronto, Ontario, Mildred (Clarence) White in Stephenville; nine grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 22nd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

GALLANT, Vita Elizabeth
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vita Elizabeth Gallant announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at the age of 75 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Richard and three sons: Howard (Rose) in Saint John, NB, Brian (Bonnie) in Spaniard's Bay, Ricky (Riza) in Marches Point and four daughters: Elaine Duffenais (Harry Cormier) in Stephenville, Anne Marie (Larry) Vallis in Coomb's Cove, Kim Gallant in Port au Port East, Tara (Peter) Hall in Stephenville Crossing and one brother, Kevin (Ruby) Bourgeois in Port au Port East and one sister, Phyllis Marche in Kippens; 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Friday. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 22nd at 11:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

RIDEOUT, Gerald F.
On January 15, 2000 after a lengthy battle with cancer, Gerry passed away at home in Wasaga Beach, ON at age 66, surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Madelyn (nee Attwood); dear father of Douglas, Kelly (Traversa) and Susan, of Brampton, ON. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren: Megan, David, Madelyn, Alexandra, Adrienne and Emma; dear brother of Elizabeth (Conny) Eneroth of Liverpool, NS, David (Kim) Rideout of Bridgewater, NS, Gloria (Al) Frazer of New Glasgow, NS and Merna (Anders) Olsson of Okotoks, Alberta. Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Kathleen and by his siblings James and Julia. A memorial service was held in the Ward Funeral Home in Brampton, ON, on Wednesday, January 19. Remembrances were made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

ROSE, Chesley Sr.
Riverside Drive, Corner Brook, NF

An exact repeat of the obituary which appeared in yesterday's (January 20, 2000) edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, January 22, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BORDEN, Reubena (nee Sheppard)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reubena Borden announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 20th, 2000 at the age of 60 years. She will be sadly missed by her mother, Lillian Sheppard, her husband, Pierce, son, Wayne, daughter, Peggy Sheppard, brother, Milton Sheppard (Judy), all residing at Corner Brook; sister-in-law, Betty (Boyce) Hallett of Corner Brook, brothers-in-law, Eric (Joyce) Borden of Corner Brook, Lawrence (Beatrice) Borden of Howley, Major Bernard (Ann) Borden of Halifax. She will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, Horace Sheppard (1984), and brother-in-law, Jack (1991). The funeral service will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Sunday at 2 p.m. on Main Street with the Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Vault. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Saturday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9, and Sunday during the hours of 10-12 noon. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-9800.

NICHOLAS, John
Jackson's Arm
Jan. 2nd, 1901 - Jan. 20th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Nicholas announce his passing on Thursday, January 20th, 2000 at the O'Connell Centre in his 99th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving daughters: Hazel (Leander) David of Pollard Point and Carol Fradsham of Sops Arm; four grandchildren: Janice, Colin, Everett, Jeffrey; six great grandchildren: Gerard, Desmond, Nicole, Blossom, Pamela, and Flora; one great great grandchild Camilla; three sisters: Martha Clarke, Julia Strong, both of Toronto and Phoboe LeRoux of Deer Lake; one brother: Noah (Lucy) Nicholas of St. Anthony, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Dulcie, son Colin and granddaughter Donella. Mr. John Nicholas was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #3, Deer Lake. Visitation will take place from St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Saturday and Sunday, where also funeral service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HUMBER, Mary L. (nee Wentzell)
Daniel's Harbour
Dec. 18th, 1913 - Jan. 20th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary L. Humber announce her passing on Thursday, January 20th, 2000 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her two daughters: Maud (Stanley House) of Daniel's Harbour and Louise (Samuel Payne) of Corner Brook; one son, Henry of Labrador City; her daughter-in-law, Helen of Swan Hills, Alberta; four grandchildren: Joy (Morley Payne) of Dartmouth, NS, Levi of Daniel's Harbour, Trent and Desmond (Rebecca) both of Swan Hills, Alberta; four great grandchildren: Robyn, Felicia, Candace and Emily; her sister-in-law, Clara Wentzell of Portland Creek. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Henry (Harry) in 1979, nine brothers and two sisters. Visitation will take place today, Saturday from the Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour today, Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Newhook officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, flowers or donations may be made to the Holy Cross Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
" Forever In Our Hearts"

HOSKINS, Marjorie P.
Boswarlos

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie P. Hoskins announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, January 20, 2000 at the age of 61 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Douglas; one son, Cater (Jackie) Hoskins in Ontario; four daughters: Marion (Francis) Russell in Kippens, Diane (Brian) Phaneuf and Marjorie (Les) Harnett, all in Ontario, Grace (Rob) Millican in Port au Port; her mother, Rita Janes in Boswarlos; one brother, Robert (Kerrie) Janes in Stephenville; two sisters: Linda (Vince) Hoskins in Stephenville, Bessie Spencer in Boswarlos; 11 grandchildren, one great grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, George Janes. Friends may call at St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East on Saturday. Funeral services will take place on Sunday, January 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East with interment in the church cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

ORGAN, Dorothy Lorraine (nee Francis)
Port aux Basques
Age 64

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Lorraine Organ (nee Francis) announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on January 20th, 2000 at the age of 64 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories: eight children: Jane (Ernest) Meade of Halifax, James (Wanda) of Shelburne, NS, Katie (Philip) Parsons of Burgeo, Evelyn Blackmore, Vera (William) Francis, Eileen (Raymond) Hodder, Irene (Wilfred) Osmond, and Colleen Organ, all of Port aux Basques; 20 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren; two sisters: Mary (Wilson) Thorne of Burnt Islands, Florence (Claude) Kinslow of Port aux Basques, one brother, Albert (Florence) Francis of Port aux Basques, as well as a very large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Anna Jane (Taylor) Francis, sister Ivy, husband James Henry Organ (April 1999). Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street on Saturday 1-2 p.m. (family only), 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.; Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Monday 10-12 noon (family only). Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 24th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment to follow at the Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers and/or donations to a charity of one's choice.

BIRTHS

SIMON
Dana and Angie Simon are ecstatic to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful girl, Hayley Elizabeth, born on November 14, 1999 weighing 7 lbs. 13½ oz. at W. M. R. H. Granddaughter of Ron and Clare Bradley and Geneva Simon. Special thanks to Aunt Tammy for being so encouraging and to Dr. Lemire, Dr. Dean and the nurses in the case room, Grace, Cindy, Sharon and Gladys for doing such a great job.

FITZGERALD CUNNINGHAM Ann Fitzgerald and Bill Cunningham are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Genevieve Fitzgerald Cunningham, born January 11th, 2000 weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. at the Saint John Regional Hospital in Saint John, New Brunswick. Proud grandparents are Patricia & Frank Fitzgerald, Meredith & Roy Vickery and George Cunningham.

CHAFE
Born to Patti Chafe and Joey Park, a boy, Zachary Alexander, October 26, 1999 in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Proud grandparents are Brian and Enid Chafe and Joe and Pauline Park.

ENGAGEMENT

PARSONS & MCAULAY
Robert and Lorna of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Wendy to Shawn, son of Rose Parsons of Deer Lake. The engagement took place on December 24, 1999. Wedding plans will be announced at a later date.

WEDDING

SEABORN & MOYSE
Congratulations to Paul Seaborn, son of Glynda and Alan Seaborn of Corner Brook, and Heidi Moyse, daughter of Sharon and Dr. Cyril Moyse of Summerside, PEI who were married on July 31st at Trinity United Church, Summerside, PEI. The maid of honor was Heather Moyse and bridesmaids were Karen Cameron and Esther Kolter. The best man was Mark Seaborn and groomsmen were Walter Moyse, John Smallwood, and Glen Seaborn. A reception was held at the Loyalist Country Inn, Summerside, with Glen Seaborn and Walter Moyse as co-masters of ceremony. The bride and groom would like to thank their family and friends for sharing their wedding day with them.


Monday, January 24, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENNETT, Irene Doris
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Irene Doris Bennett announce her sudden passing at her residence on Friday, January 21st, 2000 at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her son: Max Loder (Loretta), Corner Brook, granddaughter Michelle, Brampton, ON; brothers: Elmo and Bill (Rhodena), Ontario; sisters: Marie Penny, Ann Kennedy (Leo), both of Corner Brook, and Emmie Rowsell, King's Point. Special niece: Shirley Pittman, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family would like to give special thanks to Shirley Spontaneo for all her assistance at this difficult time. Mrs. Bennett was predeceased by her husband John A. Bennett (1977), daughter Wanda, parents Isaac and Lucy Loder, and sister Nellie. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday evening and Sunday. The funeral service will be held today, Monday, January 24th at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Fr. John Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the Receiving Chapel, Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

BUCKLE, Gertrude Ellen (nee Dunne)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude Ellen Buckle announce her passing at the Interfaith Home on Saturday, January 22nd, 2000 at the age of 94 years. She was predeceased by her husband Bernard J. Buckle in 1965. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three children: daughter, Rita Matthews (late Ralph Matthews), Edward and his wife Eileen, and Father Bernard Buckle, all residing in Corner Brook. Eighteen grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren, a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 25th, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

HINKS, Josephine M.
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Josephine M. Hinks announce her passing at her residence in Piccadilly on Saturday, January 22, 2000 at the age of 71 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, John (Peggy) Hinks in Flin Flon, Manitoba; three daughters: Mildred (Carl) McIsaac, Eunice (Thomas) Benoit, all in Piccadilly, Bernadette (Myron) Jesso in West Bay and her mother, Emma Simon in Cape St. George; five brothers: John (Bernadette) Simon in Alberta, Nazare (Irene) Simon in Cape St. George, Martin (Bertina) Simon in Kippens, Andy (Fran) Simon in Mississauga, Ontario, Gervais (Lori) Simon in Manitoba; six sisters: Angela (Paul) Chaisson in Cape St. George, Philomena (John) Costello in Sheaves Cove, Julia (James) Benoit in Red Brook, Donalda Benoit (Mike Rioux) in Cape St. George, Venice (Pat) Chaisson in Saskatchewan, Valerie Martin in Australia; 21 grandchildren and a large circle of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Albert Hinks. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, January 25th, at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

LUSH, Samuel
Birchy Head
(Formerly of Deer Lake)
April 5th, 1924 - Jan. 21st, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Lush announce his passing on Friday, January 21st, 2000 at his family residence in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Louisa (nee Simmonds), seven sons: Christopher (Myra) of Oshawa, Ontario, Tony (Darlene) of Deer Lake, Robert (Joanne) of Peterbrough, Ontario, Paul (Valerie), Dean (Lorilei) both of Calgary, Alberta, Marcel (Viki) of Kitchener, Ontario, and Sam Jr. (Tina) of Cormack; five daughters: Jocelyn (Harvey Bradbury) of Port Perry, Ontario, Connie (Gussie Young) of Peterbrough, Ontario, Jennifer (Neil Groves) of Calgary, Alberta, Lisa (Dwayne Pye) of Fort McMurray and Tina Peddle of Toronto; three step-sons: Victor (Jennifer) Burden of Brampton, Ontario, Freeman (Yvonne), and Donald both of Woody Point; one step-daughter Delilah (Gordon Meaney) of Woody Point; 33 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Norman Jr. Moss (Pearl), Jim Moss (Maxine), and Glen Moss (Alma) all of Deer Lake; five sisters: Holly (John Caines) of Corner Brook, Delores (Doug Coles), Maxine Hancock, Jane (Hazen Janes) all of Deer Lake and Beryl (Gordon Hutchcroft) of Calgary, Alberta, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Pearl, parents Norman & Rebecca Moss, two children Dennis and Rosemary. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Monday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church with Pastor David Gifford officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
" Forever in Our Hearts"

HUMBER, Mary L. (nee Wentzell)
Daniel's Harbour
Dec. 18th, 1913 - Jan. 20th, 2000

Copy of obituary which first appeared in Saturday's (January 22, 2000) newspaper.

DAVIS, Elizabeth
101 Queen Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Davis announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, January 21, 2000 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Jennie Nurse and friend, Fred Parsons; two brothers: Henry Hickey and Joe (Ida) Hickey, all in Southern Harbour; two sisters: Maggie (Ronnie) Hefferan and Bride Leonard, all in Placentia; two grandsons: Marcel and Mitchell Nurse; a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Davis. Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 24th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

MADORE, Valerie
10 Princess Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Valerie Madore announce her passing at her residence in Stephenville on Saturday, January 22, 2000 at the age of 50 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Andrew; five sons: Leonard in Windsor, Ontario, Leroy (Kim) in Regina, Mark, Kevin (Crystal) in Brampton, Ontario, Fabian (Amanda) in Fort McMurray; one daughter: Jeanette (Tony) in Stephenville; her father, Joseph Jesso in Ship Cove; eight brothers: Joachim (Ann), Clyde (Karen), Cecil, Dennis (Jeanette), Jimmy (Pearl), all in Marches Point, Leroy (Julie) and Jeffrey (Betty), all in Cape Breton, Norman (Carol) in Prince Edward Island; five sisters: Phyllis (Cliff) Jesso in Marches Point, Evelyn (Ches) Morris in Dartmouth, Yvonne (Paul) Benoit in Ship Cove, Rose Marie (Nick) Jesso in Toronto, Riza (Rick) Jesso in Marches Point; four grandchildren: Sabrina White, Kayla Madore, Chantal Heffern, Dillon Colombe; a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter, Sandra Ann Madore and her mother, Annie Jesso and brother, Herman Jesso. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, January 25th at 3:00 p.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Tuesday, January 25, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENNETT, Patrick Joseph
20 Maxwell Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick Joseph Bennett announce that he passed away peacefully at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, January 23, 2000 at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Josephine; three sons: Gerard (Linda) Bennett, James (Becky) Bennett, Wayne (Rhonda) Bennett, all of Brampton, Ontario; two daughters: Doreen (Allan) Thibeau, Brenda Bennett (Denny Delisle), all of Bible Hill, NS; four brothers: Richard (Agnes) Bennett, Cornelius (Patsy) Bennett, Joseph (Alice) Bennett, William (Irene) Bennett, all of Rushoon, Placentia Bay; four sisters: Helen (Cyril) Whelan of Salmonier, Bertha (Cornelius) Picco of St. Mary's, Carrie Lowery of Fairbanks, Alaska, Violet (Jim) Ivany of St. John's; 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Mary Bennett and his brother, James Bennett and his sister, Anne Picco. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 26th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

REDMOND, Eric
Passed away on Friday, January 21, 2000, Mr. Eric Redmond of Hamilton, ON, formerly of Corner Brook, NF. Mr. Redmond was in his 76th year.

CARD, Doris Annie
83 Churchill Crescent, Corner Brook, NF

The family of the late Doris Annie Card regretfully announce her passing on Sunday, January 23rd, 2000 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital at the age of 78. She will be sadly missed by her three children: Lorraine Rideout and husband Carl of Sydney, NS, Madge Pottle and husband John of St. John's, NF, Brian Card and wife Sharon of Dartmouth, NS; six grandchildren: Perry J. Rideout, Todd Rideout, Janice Pottle, Susan Pottle, Brooks Card, Brent Card and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Hardy Card, two sisters and one brother. Doris was the last surviving member of her immediate family. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Douglas Hefford officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple Building Fund or a charity of one's choice.

RANDELL, Melvin (Bond)
189 Massey Drive, Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Monday, January 24th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 70. He will be sadly missed by his wife Ellen (nee White); two sons: Roland (Ruby), Chris (Nancy); three daughters: Karen Lang (Paul), Diane Pender, Brenda Randell, all of Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Deanna, Paul, Robyn and Shania; brothers: James (Ann), Corner Brook, Egbert (Mary), Corner Brook; sister-in-law Evelyn Randell; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ernest and Mary Randell, brothers: Lesley and Roland, sister, Marion. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 27th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street Reverent Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday from 7-9 and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.


Wednesday, January 26, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CARD, Doris Annie
83 Churchill Crescent, Corner Brook, NF

An exact repeat of the obituary which was in yesterday's (January 25, 2000) edition of the newspaper.

CROCKER, Luke V.
Trout River
July 14th, 1931 - Jan. 24th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Luke V. Crocker announce his passing on Monday, January 24th, 2000 at his family residence in Trout River in his 68th year. He will be sadly missed by his two sisters: Loretta White, Flora (Mrs. Scott Brake); one step-brother Eldon Crocker and his sister-in-law Mary Crocker all of Trout River. Also a large circle of special nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Reginald and two sisters: Vera Crocker and Vivian Cluett. Visitation will take place from St. Simon, St. Jude Anglican Church in Trout River today Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Cutler officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.

RANDELL, Melvin (Bond)
189 Massey Drive, Corner Brook, NF

An exact repeat of the obituary which first appeared in yesterday's (January 25, 2000) edition of the newspaper.

MARTIN, Gladys
Cleveland, Tennessee
(Formerly of Corner Brook)
Gladys Martin
, 96, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 10, 2000, in a local nursing home. She was the widow of the late Robert Leslie Martin. Born in Flowers Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, she moved to Cleveland in 1954 when Mr. Martin was transferred with Bowater Southern. She was a Red Cross volunteer at Bradley Memorial Hospital for 40 years. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law: Bob and Ruby Martin of Corner Brook, Newfoundland; six daughters and sons-in-law: Myra and Wilson Piercey, Jean and Jack Robbins, Ruby and Clyde Whalen, all of Corner Brook, Margaret and Jerry Wright and Helen and Leonard Davis, all of Cleveland, and Sharon and Dave Ellis of Mount Juliet; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter. Funeral services was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2000 in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Sears officiating. Interment followed in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with John Allen Jr., Scott Davis, Zachary Wright, Martin Davis, Jim Kirkpatrick, Bob Piercey and Steve Price serving as pallbearers.

HEWLIN, Harvey Karl
69 St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harvey Karl Hewlin announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, January 25, 2000 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Elvena; two sons: Verbon (Jean) Hewlin in Corner Brook, Glen (Marilyn) Hewlin in Brampton, Ontario; two daughters: Iris (Larry) LaVallée and Velda (Ronald) McIsaac, all in Kippens; three brothers: Nick (Vivian) Hewlin in Sarnia, Ontario, William (Goldie) Hewlin in Corner Brook, Forward (Joan) Hewlin in Cow Head and eight grandchildren: Christopher and Heather Hewlin, Justin and Ian LaVallée, Susan and Penny McIsaac, Ashley and Cody Hewlin; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Priscilla Hewlin and two brothers: Stephen and Bertram Hewlin and two sisters: Dulsie Endicott and Marjorie Houpt. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, January 28th at 11:00 a.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

ANNIVERSARY

40th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Albert and Denota LeRoux
of Stephenville are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today (January 26, 2000). There were married at The Immaculate Conception Church in Deer Lake by Rev. Walter Brennan. Greetings from their grandson Joshua in Stephenville, daughter Annemarie, son-in-law Bob, grandson Christopher, son Clint, daughter-in-law Judy, granddaughter Alicia, and Shelene, all in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Also greetings from family and friends.


Thursday, January 27, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PENNEY, Gary Desmond
Pasadena, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gary Penney announce his passing at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, January 26th, 2000, at the age of 43 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving wife Ann Marie (nee Young), Pasadena; son David; and daughter Jodi, both at home; mother: Mrs. Susanna Penney, Burin; grandmother: Mrs. Elizabeth Rogers, Burin; three brothers: Jeff (Barbara), Glovertown, Randy (Gloria), St. John's and Craig (Sharon), Grand Falls; three sisters: Marion Kenny (Gus), St. John's, Yvonne Scott (Doug), St. John's and Michelle (Gary), Burin. As well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Gordon Penney, mother and father-in-law John and Ursula Young. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from Pasadena Pentecostal Church, Pastor Pelley officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit.

HUTCHINGS, Olga Muriel (nee Goodyear)
Deer Lake
May 31st, 1918 - Jan. 25th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olga Muriel Hutchings announce her passing on Tuesday, January 25th, 2000 at her family residence in her 81st year. She will be sadly missed by her six sons: William of Marystown, Neil (Hilda), Derek both of Deer Lake, Graham of Calgary, Alberta, Wilson (Linda) of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Eric (Cheryl) of Halifax, Nova Scotia; eight grandchildren: Lynn, Lana, Lori, Terry, Dixon, Tobi, Allison and Jennifer; two great-grandchildren: Larry and Jade; two sisters-in-law: Alice Goodyear and Rose Drover. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George in 1968 and her two brothers: Chesley and Wilson. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Thursday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Farm Road. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RANDELL, Melvin (Bond)
189 Massey Dr., Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Monday, January 24th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 70. He will be sadly missed by his wife Ellen (nee White); two sons: Roland (Ruby), Chris (Nancy); three daughters: Karen Lang (Paul), Diane Pender, Brenda Randell, all of Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Deanna, Paul, Robyn and Shania; brothers: James (Ann), Corner Brook, Egbert (Mary), Corner Brook; sister-in-law Evelyn Randell, brother-in-law Carl White (May), Niagara On The Lake, Ontario; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ernest and Mary Randell, brothers: Lesley and Roland, sister Marion. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main St., Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave. on Tuesday and Wednesday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

BARRY, Esther
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Esther Barry announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, January 25, 2000 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Bert (Cynthia) Barry in Stephenville, Henry (Krys) Barry in Kippens, William (Jane) Barry in St. John's; four daughters: Ann (Abbie) White in Point au Mal, Ursula (Jack) Marche in Port au Port, Rosemary (Gary) Target and Linda (Bill) Mulligan, all in Fort McMurray, Alberta; four brothers: Jim (Beulah) Smith in Pasadena, Pat (Marjorie) Smith and Charlie (Helen) Smith, all in Ontario, Ambrose (Patsy) Smith in Corner Brook; one sister, Rosemary (Gordon) Hancock in Alberta; 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends She was predeceased by her husband, Bert Barry Sr. and one son, Brian Barry and one brother, Henry Smith Sr. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, January 28th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Friday, January 28, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MACISAAC, Mary Ona (nee Crabbe)
St. Andrews, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mary Ona MacIsaac announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 27th, 2000 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: five children: Nora Burton (Bill), Maude Burt (David), Wilfred MacIsaac (Bev) all of Corner Brook, Shirley Pike (Frank) and Ruth Forsey (Lionel) all of Port aux Basques; one sister, Lenora Moody of Boston, USA; six grandchildren: Stephen and Paul Burton, Peter Burt, Irene and Heather Forsey, Scott MacIsaac and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mrs. MacIsaac was predeceased by her husband, Archie in 1967 and her daughter, Irene in 1960. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from The church of The Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church in St. Andrews with Father McGrath officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery in St. Andrews. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

MARKS, Catherine Florence (nee Skinner)
Burgeo, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Catherine Marks announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre in Burgeo on Thursday, January 27th, 2000 at the age of 89 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: three children: Garfield (Evelyn) of Stephenville, Henry (Heather) of Lunenburg, NS and Ruby Mae of Burgeo; two brothers: Harold of Milltown, Bay d'Espoir and John of Borden, ON; 12 grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mrs. Marks was predeceased by her husband, John; children: Clayton, Frank and Harold; sisters: Annie and Ruby and brothers: Henry, Jim and Matthew. Visitation will commence on Friday evening at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Burgeo from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the church cemetery in Burgeo. Tributes may be made by making donations to a charity of one's choice. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

WISEMAN, Gordon Ivan
41-A White's Avenue Ext., Stephenville

The family of the late Gordon Ivan Wiseman regretfully announce his passing on Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at the age of 64 years, after a long illness at his family home. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of thirty-seven years, Madonna (nee Nugent); one son, Max (Cora) Wiseman of Greenwood, NS; two daughters: Elizabeth (Randy) Walsh, Heather Wiseman (Patrick Walsh), all of Kelligrews, NF; three precious grandchildren: Raegan and Madison Wiseman and Matthew Walsh; one brother, Edward (Frances Anne) Wiseman of Kingston, Ontario; two sisters: Margaret Rose (Mike) Duffy and Mary (Hector) White, all of Eastern Passage, NS; step-father, Fred Morrissey of Stephenville; special aunts, Ethel (Oz) Hulan of Stephenville, Rita Blanchard of St. George's and his uncle, Sam Alexander of Cormack, NF; brothers and sisters-in-law: Roger (Florie) Nugent, Ray (Marion) Nugent, Gus (Sheila) Nugent, Edward (Bertie) Nugent, Jean (Bill) Murphy and Eileen Gosse, all of Cambridge, Ontario; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; his caregivers: Paula, Madonna and Phyllis. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 29th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Association or to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, January 29, 2000, edition of The Western Star

WEDDING

SNOW & POTVIN
Congratulations and best wishes to Pamela Snow, daughter of Paul and Earleine Snow of Corner Brook, and Kevin Potvin, son of Rick and Carol Potvin of Ottawa, ON who were married on July 31, 1999 at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Ottawa, ON. The maid of honor was Pauline Farwell, sister of the bride, and bridesmaids were Heather Potvin and Heather Fudge. The best man was Colin Lunsden, and groomsmen were Matthew Mariner and Tim Snow. A reception was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, with Ron Barbeau, uncle of the groom as master of ceremonies. The bride and groom would like to thank their family and friends for sharing their wedding day with them.

DEATHS

LEGGO, Harvey Michael
Age 54 years

Passed peacefully away at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver on Tuesday, January 25, 2000. He is sadly missed by four brothers: Eric, Vancouver, Gerald (June), Ajax, David (Lynne), Calgary, Fred (Ruth), Oakville; two sisters: Lynn (Damian Coombs) and Gail, both of Corner Brook; as well as eight nephews and four nieces. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Marie Leggo of Curling. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, Vancouver.


Monday, January 31, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BROOKINGS, Elizabeth
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Brookings announce her passing at her residence on Friday, January 28, 2000 at the age of 59 years. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Christopher in Halifax, NS, Stanley in USA; one daughter, Marie Farrell in St. John's; her parents, Stanley and Sarah MacDonald in Felix Cove; eight brothers: Bernard and Roddy, Stephen, Jim, all of Felix Cove, Raymond in Calgary, Wilfred and Joseph, both in Dartmouth, Matthew in British Columbia; five sisters: Rose Marie MacDonald in Mississauga, Annie MacDonald in Kingston, Joan McKenzie in Felix Cove, Shirley Benoit in Whitehorse, Sandra Ryan in Ft. Francis, Ontario; three grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Monday, January 31st at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

PITMAN, Keith Thomas
St. Paul's
July 28th, 1958 - Jan. 29th, 2000
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Keith Thomas Pittman announce his sudden passing on Saturday, January 29, 2000 in his 41st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife Monica and his son Rob, his father William Pittman of St. Paul's, three sisters: Liz (Mac) of Port Lemington, Rowena (Kevin) of Labrador City and Beulah (Jim) of Cow Head, two brothers: Jim (Evelyn) of St. Paul's and Edgar (Faye) of Raleigh, his sister-in-law Hannah of Daniel's Harbour, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Emmaline, brothers George, Chris and Calvin and his mother and father-in-law Daisy and Edward House. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in St. Paul's today, Monday where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

 

 

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