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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2002

 

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

The Western Star did not publish today, New Year's Day.


Wednesday, January 2, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

O'DELL, Gordon Edward
Pasadena, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon O'Dell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 1st, 2002 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his loving wife, Sandra Quehe; three daughters: Karen Antle (David) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Barbara Woodman (Lloyd) of Whitbourne and Arlene Warren (Randy) of Pasadena. 2 stepdaughters: Lori Burton of Pasadena and Heather Burton of Corner Brook. 7 grandchildren: Samantha, Alexandra and Matthew Antle, Robyn and Tyler Woodman, and Kelsey and Riana Warren. 4 brothers: Jerome, West St. Modeste, Luke, Goose Bay, Cecil, Corner Brook and Fred, Grand Falls-Windsor. One sister: Sheila House, Bellburns. He will also be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Cyril and Minnie, brothers: Clarence, Leo, Al Bernard and sister, Geraldine. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Wednesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church with interment at the Mount Patricia cemetery receiving chapel. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Cancer Society. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

GILLIS, Fredrick
St. Fintan's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fredrick Gillis announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 30, 2001 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Annie, one stepson Darren (Darlene) White in Ontario; two stepdaughters: Karen (Adrien) Hebert in Moncton, NB, Rhonda Rowe in Ontario. He will also be sadly missed by his brother Robert Gillis in Loch Leven; his three sisters: Mary Meade in Corner Brook, Kay Majoros in Hamilton, Ontario and Eileen (Gerald) McDonald in Loch Leven; two brothers-in-law: Don (Ann) Dennis in Benoit's Cove, David (Rose) Dennis in Halfway Point; one sister-in-law Lottie (Bob) Gauthier in Ontario; very special friends Linda and Bill Dobbin in Annapolis Valley, NS; along with his eight grandchildren: Jacob, Jennifer, Jamus, Joey, Jessica, Justin, Dillon and Tyler and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Roderick and Mary. Friends may call at St. Columcille Parish in St. Fintan's on Wednesday, January 2nd. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 3rd, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Columcille Parish in St. Fintan's with interment in the Roman Catholic cemetery in Highlands. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville.

SNOOKS, Lloyd Aubrey
Curling, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Snooks announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 31st, 2001 at the age of 63 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Helen (nee Butt); children: Aubrey (Taaya), Brooks, Alberta, Lisa (LeRoy), Corner Brook, Amanda (Jason) Canmore, Alberta, Brian (Trina), Oakville, Ontario, and Lloyd, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Ryan and Jessica Young, Adam Snooks, Aubrey and Jamie Snooks; his mother Mrs. Beatrice Snooks, Corner Brook; brothers and sisters: Kevin (Alma), Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Nelson, Meta Allen (Myrtle), Curling, Audrey Murray (Toby), Stephenville, Vona Colbourne (John), Port Anson, NF, Myra Hayes (George), Curling, Mildred Sturgess (Morris), England, Edith Elliott (Colin), Brooks, Alberta and Maxine Patey, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; father-in-law Mr. Wallace Butt, Mt. Moriah, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father Mr. Selby Snooks and mother-in-law Mrs. Rita Butt. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling St. on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2002 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, Rev. King officiating, interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

HOWELL, Martha S.
Woody Point, NF

With deep sadness the family announce the passing of Martha S. Howell of Woody Point, NF, Saturday, December 29, 2001 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS. Born in St. Anthony, NF, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Rumbolt) Johnson. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters: Anita (Freeman) Young, Sydney, NS and Barbara (Andrew) Tucker, Wabush, NF; her beloved grandchildren: Paul Young, Mark and Jennifer Tucker; her brothers: Leaton and James Johnson, St. Anthony; and by many affectionate nieces and nephews, as well as numerous life-long friends at Bonne Bay. Martha was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Elliott G. Howell; sisters: Susie Smith, Berdina Patey, Elsie Brenton, Emily Squires and her brother Dudley Johnson. Cremation has taken place with funeral services to be held at a later date from the Church of the Epiphany, Woody Point, NF. Donations in Martha's memory may be made to the Church of the Epiphany or charity of choice.


Thursday, January 3, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUTT, Mildred (nee Lowe)
Lohnes Complex (Formerly of Mt. Moriah, NF)
1905 - 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Mildred Butt announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2002 at the age of 96 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Maisie Manuel, London, Ontario, Robin Butt, Costa Mesa, California, Bruce Butt (Jean), London, Ontario and Yvonne Young (Heber), Mt. Moriah; grandchildren: Sharon, Shawn, Emerald, Darlene, Bobby, David, Ivy, Stephen, Pauline, Brad and Michelle; 19 great-grandchildren; sister Eva Dillon, New York; brothers: Em Lowe, New York and Cyril Lowe, St. John's; brother-in-law Eric Butt, Lohnes Complex, Curling, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur Patrick, February 19th, 1982 and son Frederick, May 13th, 1941. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 5th, at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating and Rev. Edward King assisting. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Curling Memorial United Church.


Friday, January 4, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GALE, Michael Francis
Silverwood Manor, Kippens (Formerly of Campbell's Creek)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Francis Gale announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by six sons: Michael Jr. of Guelph, Ontario, John (Anne) of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Horatio of Toronto, Ontario, Robert (Gerarda) of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Adrian (Christine) of Orangeville, Ontario, Brendan (Lori) of Campbell's Creek and four daughters: Isabel Young of Port au Port East, Linda MacDonald (David Webb) of Stephenville Crossing, Agatha Gale and Margaret Gale, both of Grand Prairie, Alberta; one sister of Nevada; twenty-two grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Agatha Gale and his two daughters: Theresa Marsh, Karen Gale and one son Aloysius Gale. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 7th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35 would be greatly appreciated.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: Veteran of WW2 - the first Navel Draft Nov 1939)

BATTEN, May Julia
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of May Julia Batten announce her passing at the Interfaith Home on Wednesday, January 2, 2002 at the age of 95 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: Doris (Bill) Dwyer, Sammy (Marina) Batten, Fort Nelson, BC; Ron Batten and friend Verna Gillam, Jean McGinn, Joyce (Eric) Fitzgerald, Gloria (Gerald) Robertson, Corner Brook; Barbara (Tom) Caines, Ruth (Max) Patten, St. John's; sisters-in-law: Margaret Batten, Cape Cod, MA and Gwen Oake, Corner Brook. She will be missed by all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her many nieces and nephews and a large number of friends. She was predeceased by her loving husband Sam in 1972, daughters: Carrie Watton and Marguerite Batten, grandson Stephen Robertson, great-grandson Christopher Puddister, daughter-in-law Marina Batten, sons-in-law Jack McGinn and Reg Watton, and her brother Jack Oake. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Montgomery Street - Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

FIFIELD, Edna Dorothy (nee Rowsell)
Deer Lake
March 28th, 1941 - January 2nd, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna Dorothy Fifield announce her passing on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2002 at her family residence in her 60th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Gordon; her children: Lelia (Gerald) Turner, Breda Fifield both of Deer Lake, Gordie and friend Pam Campbell of Bolton, Ontario, Brian and friend Sharon Howell of Fort McMurray and Sylvia Blake of Corner Brook; eight grandchildren: Kyle, Scott, Corey, Nikkie, Laura, Katie, Brandon and Andrew; three brothers: Doyle Brown of Deer Lake, Maxwell (Lenoria) Rowsell of Carmenville and Lewis Rowsell of Deer Lake; four sisters: Evelyn Janes, Lucy Turpin, Sadie (Baxter) Lodge and Mildred (David) Rodgers all of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Kitty Rowsell and three sisters: Beatrice Watkins, Florence Reid and Effie Decker. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Sharon
50 Pleasant Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sharon White announce her peaceful passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, January 2, 2002 at the age of 52 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Paul and her parents, Ronald and Barbara O'Keefe of Stephenville Crossing; her brother Sean (Aldonna) O'Keefe of Stephenville; her sister Bonny O'Keefe of Stephenville and she will also be sadly missed by her beloved pets, Timmy, Toby 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 5th 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 may be made to the Bay St. George Animal Shelter (P. O. Box 222, Stephenville, A2N 2Z4).


Saturday, January 5, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LASAGA, Ethel Dorothy
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Dorothy LaSaga announce her passing on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn her loving family, sons: Russell (Shirley), Fred (Gladys), Jerry (Mary), Paul (Rona); daughters: Rita (Chesley Patey), Marion (Tom), Mary Jo (Missy, Scooter), Louise (Reverend Andrew (Akinsuyi); step-sons: Gordon (Marie), Tom (Elsie); step-daughter Agatha McGoldrick and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph, son James, step-daughter Patsy and her husband Sid Leluan. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 6th at 2:30 p.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mount Patricia. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or, because of her love for animals, donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. Foundation of Curling.

MOSS, Joseph
J. I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook (Formerly of Happy Adventure, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Moss announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Friday, January 4, 2002 at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his children: Mrs. Ivy Shears (Lew), Rocky Harbour, Mrs. Eileen Collett (George), London, Ontario, Clifford (Linda), Sault St. Marie, Ontario; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Marion in 1968. Visitation will take place on Saturday evening and Sunday morning from Squires Funeral Home, Eastport, followed by the funeral service on Sunday, January 6th at 2:00 p.m. from the Holy Cross Anglican Church, Reverend Paul Toms officiating, with interment to follow at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook and Squires Funeral Home, Eastport.

SHEPPARD, Ed (Eldred) George
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of Ed Sheppard announce his sudden passing at home on Friday, January 4th, 2001 at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Audrey (nee Jennings), his only child Darlene Brown and her husband Darren, only grandchild Tyler; sister Alice Mayo and her husband John, their son John Jr., Corner Brook, uncle Bert Sheppard (Joan), Corner Brook, sister-in-law: Doris Reid (Norman), Corner Brook; brother-in-law Woodrow Jennings (Florence), Seal Cove, White Bay; very special and life long friend Bert Brake and his wife Isobel, Corner Brook, as well as other relatives and a large circle of friends. He is predeceased by his parents Jack and Daphne Sheppard. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and on Sunday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 6th, at 2:30 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, Rev. Ed King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

ENGAGEMENT

ELLIOTT / STRUGNELL
Randy and Kathryn Elliott of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement on December 30th, 2001, of their only daughter, Amy, to Shannon Strugnell, son of Carolyn Hull and the late David Strugnell of Moncton, New Brunswick. Congratulations are extended from Shannon's brother, Shane, step father, David Hull, and all of Amy's and Shannon's family and friends in Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

WEDDING

BRAKE / HOLLETT
Ethel and Alvin Brake of Meadows are pleased to announce the marriage of their only daughter, Danielle Krista, to Stephen Eugene Hollett, son of Marguerite and Gordon Hollett of Corner Brook. They were joined in marriage on September 1, 2001 at the West End Baptist Church in St. John's. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Calvin Hollett, uncle of the groom. The bride was attended by her cousin, Crystal Park, and friends, Patti-Ann Martin and Tina Shea. The groom's attendants were his three brothers, Marcus, Philip and Andrew. Danielle is the granddaughter of Mary and the late Reginald Crocker of Trout River, and Chesley and Sylvia Brake of Meadows. Stephen is the grandson of Mary and the late Eugene Skeffington of Corner Brook, and Llewllyn and the late Susan Hollett of Gander. Following the ceremony, a dinner reception was held at Murray's Pond Fishing and Country Club in Portugal Cove. Danielle and Stephen honeymooned in Orlando, Florida and are now living in St. John's.


Monday, January 7, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BARRY, George Gerard
Stephenville Crossing, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Barry announce his sudden passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, January 5th, 2002 at the age of 58 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his mother Mrs. Martha Barry, Stephenville Crossing; brothers: Calvin (Cindy), Stephenville, LeRoy, Stephenville Crossing, Gus (Marilyn), Gerald (Sandra), Richard and William all residing in Ontario; sisters: Rose Barry, Stephenville Crossing, Stasia Barry, St. John's, Veronica (Wayne Hayden), Stephenville, Shirley (Malcolm Hall), Laurie Barry and Claire Courtney, residing in Ontario; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father Richard Barry. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 8th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Church of the Assumption, Fr. Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Tuesday, January 8, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GABRIEL, Peter
189 Kippens Road, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Gabriel announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday, January 6, 2002 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary (Pearl) and four sons: Robert (Lea) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, John (Beverly) and Peter (Madonna), all of Kippens and Wade of Manitoba and five daughters: Delores (Jerry) Blackwood of Spokane, Washington, Lythia (Greg) Keeley of Stephenville, Phyllis (Rudy) Hibbitts and Wanda (Bailey) Hibbitts, all of Cold Brook and Andrena (Basil) Wiseman of Curling along with his sister, Marguerite (Arch) Smith in Brampton, Ontario; twenty-seven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

BOWERING, Heber
Coley's Point, NF
BOWERING, Heber Sr.
passed peacefully away at his home in St. John's on Monday, January 7, 2002. Heber Bowering Sr. was born in Coley's Point, NF and upon his passing was in his 85th year. He retired in 1977 from an extensive career with the former Federal Department of Transport (Marine - now Coastguard) having spent over 40 years as a lighthouse facility inspector and supervisor throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. He is predeceased by his loving wife Annie Bowering (nee Burry); daughter-in-law Brenda MacFarlane-Bowering (Donald). He leaves to mourn his daughter Daphne Woolridge (Lorne), Grand Falls-Windsor; sons: Donald Bowering and Heber Bowering Jr. both of St. John's. Also left to mourn are 8 grandchildren: Bryan Woolridge, St. John's, Craig Woolridge, Halifax, Bradley, Ginnette and Renee Bowering all of Moncton; Mark Bowering and Julie Bowering (Mike Spearns) both of St. John's; Karen Horne (Bob), Oregon, USA; great-grandchildren Nicole Horne and Andrew Spearns; daughter-in-law Helen Bowering; brother Nathan Bowering (Geneva); sisters: Eleanor Bowering, Jean Mercer (Ted) and Ruth Bowering (Gerald), nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral service takes place from The Carnell Memorial Chapel on Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

BROWN, Dora Alberta
Woody Point, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dora Alberta Brown announce her passing on Thursday, January 3rd, 2002 at the Centenary Health Centre in Scarborough, Ontario at the age of 94 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Elton, Dorothy (Douglas) Howell, Clarence, Gladys (Robert) Smith, Caroline (George) Belanger, David (Betty), Elsie (Glen) Masters and Melvin (Maria); 32 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George and daughter-in-law Edith. The family received friends from the Church of the Epiphany in Woody Point on Monday from where the funeral service will be held today, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Canon David Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.

PIKE, Mary Ellen
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ellen Pike announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 7th, 2002 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two daughters: Rhoda Butt and Eva Payne, Corner Brook; three sons: Lymond Thomas (Debbie), Deer Lake, Clifford Pike, Calgary, Alberta, and Donald Pike (Linda), Wabush, Labrador. 16 precious grandchildren: Danica Jeddore, Darren Garcin, David Butt, Bonita Costello, Brian Payne, Blair Payne, Gerald Thomas, Brenda Thomas, Beverly Franchuck, Stephen Thomas, Jonathan Lee Pike, Janice Higgins, Terrence Pittman, Rhonda Pegais, Beverly Brooks and Kenneth Pittman; two very special grandchildren Joshua Cavanagh and Denise Tansley, numerous great-grandchildren, sister Mrs. Ella Billard, Port-au-Choix, son-in-law Woodrow Pittman, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Woodrow, daughter Dorothy Laura, parents John and Mariah House, sisters Fanny Perry, Eva Allan, Alma Shears, brothers: Asher, Edmund, and Arthur House, grandson Gregory Pittman. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue today, Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 10th, at 11 a.m.. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating, interment to follow at Mount Patricia. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society, Western Region or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NF & Lab.


Wednesday, January 9, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MALONE (nee Locke), Beverley A.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beverley Malone announce her passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Tuesday, January 8, 2002 at the age of 59 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her sons Sean (friend Melanie Zabel) of Vancouver, Corey (fiancée Erin Gear) of St. John's, and Dean (Allison) of Vancouver and their father Patrick Malone of St. John's. Mother Sophie May Locke. Brothers Don, Jim (Florence), Gene (Ruby), Gary, Bill (Marcella). Sisters-in-law Nellie Taylor and Elizabeth Locke. Special friend Jessie Perry. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father A. Wallace Locke. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10, 2002 between the hours of 7-9 p.m. and Friday, January 11, 2002 from 10-12 noon. Funeral services will take place at Oakland United Church on Friday, January 11, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations can be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Thursday, January 10, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

ANTHONY, Frances Lucy (Tuff)
Passed away after a brief illness at the Woodbriar of Wilmington Nursing Care Facility in Wilmington on Thursday night, January 3, 2002. She was just 58 years old. Mrs. Anthony was born in Curzon Village in Newfoundland. At the age of 14, her family moved from Newfoundland to Somerville, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of Somerville High School. She was married on July 10, 1965. She and her husband settled in Burlington where they raised their 2 sons. Last year she and her husband David moved back to St. Phillips, Newfoundland. While in Burlington, Mrs. Anthony was very active in the Presbyterian Church. She served as a Deacon and Elder in the Church. She especially enjoyed helping at the Church suppers. She was also a member of the Daughters of Scotia in Burlington. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a caregiver to many and a person who thrived around people. She worked for 15 years as a receptionist for instrumental Laboratories in Lexington, MA. Mrs. Anthony is survived by her husband David S. Anthony Sr. She is the loving mother of William Anthony and his wife Kathleen of Burlington and David S. Anthony Jr. and his wife Jean of Malden. Sister of Milton Tuff of Hamilton. Grandmother of Krystyna, Jacob, Molly and Samantha Anthony. Dear friend of Georgina Cooper of Arlington. Funeral Services will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Burlington on Monday, January 7, at 1 p.m. Visiting hours at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn Street, Burlington, (exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. Funeral Service will also take place on Thursday, January 10, at 2 p.m. from the United Church in Woody Point followed by interment in the United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Frances' name may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Burlington Memorial Fund, 335 Cambridge St., Burlington, MA, 01803. Funeral arrangement are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home Limited, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NF.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROGERS, Vina
14 Atlantic Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vina Rogers announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at the age of 66 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Cyril and three sons: Ben (Mary) Rogers of Paradise, Jim (Marcella) Rogers of Kippens, John Rogers of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; one daughter, Fay (Dan) Murray of Goose Bay; two brothers: Baxter (Beatrice) Cooze of Topsail, Robert (Mona) Cooze of Hillgrade, Notre Dame Bay; three grandchildren: David Murray, Amanda Rogers, Holly Rogers and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: George and Mary Cooze and her brother Fred Cooze. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 12th at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to The First United Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

MALONE (Nee Locke), Beverley A.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beverley Malone announce her passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Tuesday, January 8, 2002 at the age of 59 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her sons Sean (friend Melanie Zabel) of Vancouver, Corey (fiancée Erin Gear) of St. John's, and Dean (Allison) of Vancouver and their father Patrick Malone of St. John's. Mother Sophie May Locke. Brothers Don, Jim (Florence), Gene (Ruby), Gary, Bill (Marcella). Sisters-in-law Nellie Taylor and Elizabeth Locke. Special friend Jessie Perry. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father A. Wallace Locke. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10, 2002 between the hours of 7-9 p.m. and Friday, January 11, 2002 from 10-12 noon. Funeral services will take place at Oakland United Church on Friday, January 11, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations can be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

HACKETT, David Joseph
Calgary, AB

David Joseph Hackett of Calgary, AB born on April 10, 1939 in Inismara, Woods Island, at Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, passed away at Rosedale Hospice on Tuesday, January 8, 2002, after a lengthy and courageous fight with cancer at the age of 62 years. David was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved to read and comment on the news around Calgary and the world. He was particularly fond of animals, especially his little dog, Gucci who was his constant companion in his protracted fight with cancer. We will think of you David - God speed. His tenacity, sense of humour, integrity and general good nature will be mourned and celebrated in the memories of his loving mother, Margaret; his brother Michael (wife Margaret); his two sisters: Judith Mockridge (husband Britton) and Joyce Hackett Kennedy (husband Bruce) and his nephew Alex Hackett (wife Jaci). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his special friends, Debbie, Marion and George Walters who share in his heartfelt loss. David was predeceased by his father, Ignatius and his brother, Howard. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McInnis & Holloway's "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., Calgary, AB), on Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Pius X Catholic Church (2424 - 24th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, January 11, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bogdan Sianzecki SDS and the Rev. John A. Bastigal, Presiders. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery, in Calgary, AB. To e-mail expressions of sympathy: condolences@mcinnishandholloway.com Subject Heading: David Hackett. The family would like to express their sincere thanks and gratitude to Rosedale Hospice for the care and love they provided David and the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice c/o Hospice Calgary, #300, 628-12th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0H6, telephone (403) 263-4525. In living memory of David Hackett, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, telephone: (403) 241-0044.


Friday, January 11, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GREEN, Albert G.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, January 10, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Albert G. Green at the age of 75. He will be sadly missed by his wife Ruth; three children: Carol Greene (Bill Pollett), St. John's, Brad Greene (Victoria Warford), St. John's, Lynn Greene (Rod Andrews), Red Deer, Alberta and their mother Bernice Greene of McKays; one grandson Noah Andrews, Alberta; sister Marjorie Power-O'Quinn (Mike), Robinsons; brother Woodrow Green (Yvonne), Corner Brook; step son Ron O'Connell (Paula), Corner Brook and their children Christopher and Heather, mother-in-law Edna Yates, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Helen Way (Roland), Corner Brook and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Melida Martin, father Wilson Green; step father Charles Martin; sisters: Beulah Campbell and June Noseworthy; brother Freeman Green, infant son Dwight. The Memorial Service will be held Sunday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at the family plot in the Anglican section of the Townsite Cemetery, Montgomery Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care Unit).


Saturday, January 12, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GREEN, Albert G.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, January 10, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Albert G. Green at the age of 75. He will be sadly missed by his wife Ruth; three children: Carol Greene (Bill Pollett), St. John's, Brad Greene (Victoria Warford), St. John's, Lynn Greene (Rod Andrews), Red Deer, Alberta and their mother Bernice Greene of McKays; one grandson Noah Andrews, Alberta; sister Marjorie Power-O'Quinn (Mike), Robinsons; brother Woodrow Green (Yvonne), Ontario; step-son Ron O'Connell (Paula), Corner Brook and their children Christopher and Heather, mother-in-law Edna Yates, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Helen Way (Roland), Corner Brook and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Melida Martin, father Wilson Green; step-father Charles Martin; sisters: Beulah Campbell and June Noseworthy; brother Freeman Green, infant son Dwight. The Memorial Service will be held Sunday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at the family plot in the Anglican section of the Townsite Cemetery, Montgomery Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care Unit).

HODDINOTT, Clarence William
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Clarence Hoddinott announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 10th, 2002 at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife Elizabeth (nee Pippy). Three daughters: Rubena (Harvey) Ivany of Burgoynes Cove, Betty (Lorne) Burton, and Linda (Max) Parsons of Corner Brook, three sons: David (Cindy) of Winnipeg, Terry of Corner Brook, Curtis (Kim) of Fort McMurray. Eight grandchildren, one sister Evelyn Reader of St. John's. He will be also missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple on O'Connell Drive with Majors Larry and Valma Martin officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Saturday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Elks Royal Purple Children's Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

BURTON, Donald Andrew
(78 years)
11 Stairs Street, Dartmouth, NS
Donald Andrew Burton
died January 11, 2002 peacefully at home. Born in LaScie, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Andrew and Maria (Pilgrim) Burton. He was employed with Bowaters Paper Mill, Corner Brook, NF, also serving on the fire brigade for 37 years. He served in Italy, World War II with the 166 Brigade 1939 to 1945. He joined the Royal Canadian Legion Corner Brook Branch #13, transferring to Legion Branch 164 Eastern Passage in 1996. He was presented a 50 year Membership Medal in 1999. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret (French); daughters: Lucy Osborne (Keith), Eastern Passage, Donna (Glen Dando), Dartmouth, Mary (John Cullymore), Dartmouth; sons: Andrew (Andy), Dartmouth, Paul, Corner Brook; step-son Johnny (Kitty) French, Dartmouth; daughter Pearl Young, Mattis Pt., NF; son Wayne Bennett, Campbell, BC; grandsons: Gregory, Keithie, Kyle, Austin, Donald and Jason; granddaughters: Nikita Laura, Cathy and April; great-granddaughter Deidre; brothers: Pasco (Gertie), NF, Fred (Sylvia), NF, Henry (Doreen), NF; sisters: Ruby (Keith) Pelley, NF, Mable (Ernest) Reid, NF, Flossie, AB, Marion, Florida, Elizabeth (Joe) Hann, NF, Pearl, Florida. He was predeceased by brother Wellington, sister Cavelle. There will be a legion service at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164, 1341 Main Street, Eastern Passage, Monday, January 14, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Caen Branch 164, PO Box 13, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4.

BIRTHS

BERKE
Carla (Frost) Berke & Arnold Berke are pleased to announce the birth of their son Riley Conner on Nov. 10, 2001 weighing 8 lb. 9¼ oz in Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandparents are Catherine Frost & Jim Caravan, Carl & Verna Frost all of Corner Brook and Randal & Sheila Berke of Cranbrook BC. Great-grandparents are Irene Tobin & Anne Frost.

MACISAAC
Born to Paul & Amy MacIsaac, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, a baby boy, Duncan, 10 lb. 11 oz., July 5, 2001. Duncan is the grandson of Bob & Maude Newhook, Corner Brook, Nfld. and Eugene MacIsaac, Enfield, Nova Scotia.

WEDDING / FIRST ANNIVERSARY

PARRILL - CLARKE
Robert and Terry Parrill are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Deanna Joy to Darren Christopher, son of Larry and Debbie Clarke, on January 13, 2001 in the chapel at W.M.R.H. Matron of Honour was Angela LeRoy (sister of the bride); Best Man was David Clarke (brother of groom). Flower girl was Amber LeRoy (niece of bride). Jason and Janet Spurrell (cousins of the bride) performed a musical duet accompanied by Rev. Monica Coffin. A wedding reception for family and friends to celebrate and share in their happiness was held on September 8, 2001 at Marble Mountain Lodge. Deanna and Darren wish to thank their families and friends for the tremendous show of love and support during this joyous occasion in the midst of their sadness and grief with the passing of Darren's grandmother, Sophie Clarke on February 20, 2001. Family and friends extend congratulations to Deanna and Darren as they celebrate their 1st wedding anniversary on Sunday. Best wishes for a wonderful day!!


Monday, January 14, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOONE, Monsignor William J.
Passed away suddenly at his residence in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 13, 2002, age 77 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Boone, brothers Fredrick and Patrick and brother-in-law Jack Loughrey. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Mary Mahoney (Ralph), Pennsylvania, Florence (John) Halliday, St. John's, Madeline Loughrey, New Jersey and sister-in-law Patricia Boone. Also leaving to mourn dear nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and parishioners in the Corner Brook area. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.

BRENTON, Alec Wilson
BRENTON, Alec Wilson
of Kitchener, passed away, after a lengthy illness with cancer, at Grand River Hospital, Freeport Health Centre, on Thursday, January 10, 2002 at the age of 62 years. Beloved husband of 30 years to Mary Meaney (nee Griffin), step-father of Jackie and Mark Bizjak, Sean and Amanda Meaney, all of Kitchener, and Kim Meaney and Chuan Yong of Calgary, Alberta. Father of Paul and Helen Brenton of Stoney Creek, and Denise Allard of Hamilton. Granddad will be missed by his 6 grandchildren. Brother of Bill and Mab Brenton and Mimie and John Martin, all of Newfoundland. Visitation at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467) Saturday, January 12, 2002 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

CALLAHAN, Florence (Flossie)
Passed away, Saturday, January 12th, 2002 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, Florence Callahan at age 92, wife of the late Patrick S. Callahan. She will be sadly missed by all her children: Marjorie Merrigan, Bart Callahan (deceased), Kay Penny, Marie LeFebvre, Ralph Callahan, Patricia Weir, Larry Callahan, Ruby Butler, Rick, Pat & Cory Callahan, numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services to be held on Tuesday, January 15th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave., Monday, January 14th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Palliative Care Program.

GOOSNEY, Robert Eugene
Birchy Head
Nov. 17, 1934 - Jan. 12, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Eugene Goosney announce his passing on Saturday, January 12th, 2002 from the W.M.R. Hospital in his 67th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Rosie, two daughters: Pauline (John) and Joy (Calvin). Five sons: Ronald (Darlene), Charles (Melvina), Jasper (Rosanna), Jason, Mitch (Jeanette). His special nephew Bobby Barnes (Lisa), his grandchildren: Natalie, Nadine, Robert, Bobbi-Ann, Larry, Terri-Dawn, Damian, Melanie, Dylan and Tamika; five sisters: Thelma (Hubert), Jessie (Russell), Una, Beulah (Gord), and Lorraine (Fred); sister-in-law Dorcas, his father-in-law Augustas Barnes also a large circle of sisters and brothers-in-law, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents James and Edith Goosney, brother Garland and grandson Patrick. Visitation will take place today, Monday and Tuesday from the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head where funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Cole 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"

RUBIA, Mabel Frances (nee Bennett)
St. Judes
Nov. 14, 1915 - Jan. 13, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Frances Rubia announce her passing on Sunday, January 13th, 2002 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by children: Reg. (Glanda), Bernadine (Ross) Renouf, Joe (Lorraine), Allan (friend Mary), Natty (Patsy) all of St. Judes. 35 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Three brothers Peter (friend Bertha) of Botwood, Martin (Maisie) of St. Judes and Richard (Mariam) of Hampton; one sister Liz (Paul) Rubia of St. Judes. Her daughters-in-law Melinda Rubia and Molly Rubia. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ted, son Winston, daughters Jean (Mrs. Tom Benoit) and Violet (Mrs. Arthur Young). Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass of a christian burial will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

O'QUINN, Clara Melinda
Lourdes, NF

It is with great sadness the family of Clara Melinda O'Quinn announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, Friday, January 11, 2002 in her 84th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Charles, of 63 years; sons: Michael (Sally) AuCoin, Camrose, AB, Jim (Linda) AuCoin, Shawnee, Kansas, Art (Elizabeth) AuCoin, Centerville, NS, Joe (Joan) AuCoin, Brampton, ON, Barrie (Margaret) AuCoin, Truro, NS, and Bob (Stephanie) O'Quinn, West Bay, NF; daughter: Sandy (Larry) Flynn, Oshawa, ON; sister: Carlotta Menard, St. Bruno, PQ; sixteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren; a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Joe Drake; sisters: Minnie Bungay, Molly DeGroot, and Therese Young and parents James and Louise Drake. The family will be receiving friends from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, 4-9 p.m., Sunday 2-9 p.m. and Monday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 14th at 2:00 p.m., Father Simon officiating with interment to follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

BURTON, Donald Andrew
(78 years)
11 Stairs Street, Dartmouth, NS
Donald Andrew Burton
died January 11, 2002 peacefully at home. Born in LaScie, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Andrew and Maria (Pilgrim) Burton. He was employed with Bowaters Paper Mill, Corner Brook, NF, also serving on the fire brigade for 37 years. He served in Italy, World War II with the 166 Brigade 1939 to 1945. He joined the Royal Canadian Legion Corner Brook Branch #13, transferring to Legion Branch 164 Eastern Passage in 1996. He was presented a 50 year Membership Medal in 1999. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret (French); daughters: Lucy Osborne (Keith), Eastern Passage, Donna (Glen Dando), Dartmouth, Mary (John Cullymore), Dartmouth; sons: Andrew (Andy), Dartmouth, Paul, Corner Brook; step-son Johnny (Kitty) French, Dartmouth; daughter Pearl Young, Mattis Pt., NF; son Wayne Bennett, Campbell, BC; grandsons: Gregory, Keithie, Kyle, Austin, Donald and Jason; granddaughters: Nikita, Laura, Cathy and April; great-granddaughter Deidre; brothers: Pasco (Gertie), NF, Fred (Sylvia), NF, Henry (Doreen), NF; sisters: Ruby (Keith) Pelley, NF, Mable (Ernest) Reid, NF, Flossie, AB, Marion, Florida, Elizabeth (Joe) Hann, NF, Pearl, Florida. He was predeceased by brother Wellington, sister Cavelle. There will be a legion service at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164, 1341 Main Street, Eastern Passage, Monday, January 14, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Caen Branch 164, PO Box 13, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4.

PAYNE, Ellis
Parsons Pond
Sept. 20, 1920 - Jan. 11, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellis Payne announce his passing on Friday, January 11th, 2002 at the Bonne Bay Health Care Centre in his 82nd year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Bertha. Three sons: Sterling (Judy), Wilson (Nora) and Carson (Edith). One daughter Ruth (Ron) and six grandchildren: Angela, Andrew, Adrian, Fleisha, Jason and Rebecca. His brother Bryant (Elizabeth). Three sisters: Hazel, Leah and Elsie. His brother-in-law Gorman. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Gospel Hall in Parsons Pond on Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services will take place today, Monday, January 14th, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

COLBOURNE, George W.
The death of George W. Colbourne of Oromocto, NB, occurred at the Oromocto Public Hospital on Friday, January 11th, 2002. Born in Corner Brook, NF, son of the late Rita Colbourne, he spent 40 wonderful years in Goose Bay, Labrador, before retiring to Oromocto, NB in 1997. Survived by his wife Jean (Cook) Colbourne; three daughters: Marlene Munn (Doug Hughes) of Rusagonis NB, Lori Lynn Colbourne-Joppe (Co Joppe) of Goose Bay, Labrador, and Bonnie-Lou Cabot (Rodney Cabot) of Goose Bay, Labrador, and three precious grandchildren: Matthew, Aimee and Jacob. He is also survived by two brothers: Roy (Joan) of Oromocto, NB, and Ross (Melinda) of Corner Brook, NF; three sisters: Ivy (Carl) Gonzalez of San Antonio, Texas, Marie Colbourne of Corner Brook, NF and Phrona (Allan) Murphy of Cold Brook, NS and his mother-in-law Celeste Cook of Corner Brook, NF and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive visitors at Oromocto Select Community Funeral Home, 108 Winnebago Street, Oromocto, Monday, January 14th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 15th at the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gordon Poley officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Birthright 634 Queen Street, Suite 203, Fredericton, NB, E3B 1C2 or Canadian Down Syndrome Society, 811-14th Street, NW Calgary, AB T2N 2A4, or the charity of donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.

GASLARD, Tanna Ann (nee Patey)
Port Saunders
Nov. 24, 1964 - Jan. 12, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tanna Ann Gaslard announce her passing on Saturday, January 12th, 2002 at her family residence in her 37th year. She will be sadly missed by loving husband Chris. One son, Randy Patey and girlfriend Jennifer Mercer. Her parents Austin and Edith Patey of River of Ponds. One sister Leah Patey (Fred Lavers) of Port Saunders. Two brothers, Eric Patey (Ida) and Barry Patey (Darlene) both of River of Ponds. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from St. John Divine Anglican Church on Sunday and today, Monday where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Perry Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

GILLIAM, Cecilia Gertrude
Woody Point
Oct. 4, 1952 - Jan. 11, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecilia Gertrude Gilliam announce her passing on Friday, January 11th, 2002 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 49th year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Alice Gilliam of Woody Point, Steadman Gilliam and Alfred Gilliam both of Brampton, Ontario. Four grandchildren, Damien Critch, Vernon Critch, Jaimee Critch and Susan Gilliam. Three sisters, Lillian (Lindy) Caines of Winterhouse Brook, Audrey (Blair) Foote, Madeline (Willis) Crocker both of Brampton, Ontario. Two brothers, Jesse (Theresa) Crocker and Charlie (Valerie) Crocker both of Trout River. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Trout River Sunday and today, Monday where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, January 15, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HYNES, Lorraine
Hamilton, Ontario (Formerly of Benoit's Cove)

Passed away Friday, January 11th, 2001 (I assume they meant 2002) in Hamilton, Ontario, Lorraine Hynes at the age of 56. Left to mourn are her children: daughter Colleen Kiteley (Warren), son Edward; two grandchildren: Dylan and Carter, mother Gertrude Hynes; sisters Verna Hynes (Alex Park), Patricia Hall (Arthur); and her many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her father Patrick Hynes. The Memorial Service will be held Thursday, January 17th at 3:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

PIKE, Valerie Matilda (nee Burden)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Valerie Pike announce her passing at The Interfaith Home on Monday, January 14, 2002 at the age of 89. She is survived by daughters: Olga Park of Corner Brook, Jean (Murdock) Prosper of Corner Brook, Betty (John) Parsons of Labrador City, Evelyn (Lloyd) Colbourne of Nova Scotia, and Margaret (Danny) McCarthy of Hughes Brook; sons: Eric (Betty) of Corner Brook, and Gorden (Cora) of Labrador City, sister Marigold (Charlie) Burden of Bonne Bay; brother Milton (Margie) Burden of Corner Brook, and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by husband Stephen, daughters: Betty and Edna, son-in-law Richard Park, brothers: Donald, Douglas, Amos, and Ralph; sisters: Bessie, Gertrude, and Emma, parents Hayward and Lillian Burden. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday and Wednesday, between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral service will take place at St. Michael's Anglican Church on Thursday, January 17, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Glenn Small officiating. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

BOONE, Monsignor William J.
Passed away suddenly at his residence in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 13, 2002, age 77 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Boone, brothers Frederick and Patrick and brother-in-law Jack Loughrey. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Mary Mahoney (Ralph), Pennsylvania, Florence (John) Halliday, St. John's, Madeline Loughrey, New Jersey and sister-in-law Patricia Boone. Also leaving to mourn dear nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and parishioners in the Corner Brook area. The Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 17th at 9:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook. Visitation will be held at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Tuesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at Caul's Funeral Chapel, St. John's Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., followed by the interment on Friday, January 18th, 9:30 a.m. at Mount Carmel Cemetery, St. John's. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 112 Humber Road, Corner Brook, NF, A2H 1E8 or All Hallows Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, NF, phone (709) 634-0077.


Wednesday, January 16, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HYNES, Lorraine
Hamilton, Ontario (Formerly of Benoit's Cove)

Passed away Friday, January 11th, 2002 in Hamilton, Ontario, Lorraine Hynes at the age of 56. Left to mourn are her children: daughter Colleen Kiteley (Warren), son Edward Metcalf; two grandchildren: Dylan and Carter, mother Gertrude Hynes; sisters Verna Hynes (Alex Park), Patricia Hall (Arthur); and her many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her father Patrick Hynes. The Memorial Service will be held Thursday, January 17th at 3:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

HULAN, Windsor Gordon
Jeffreys, NF

Passed away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, January 14, 2002, Windsor Gordon Hulan in his 79th year. He leaves to mourn, his children: Ursula (Mrs. Junior Cross), Maudie MacDonald, Gordon and wife Bernice, all of Stephenville; Gerald and wife Donna, Smith Falls, Ontario; John and wife Karen, Jeffreys; grandchildren: Darrell, Lisa, Rebecca, Cindy, Tanya, Craig, Lana, Glenn, Janice; great-grandchildren: Brandon, Macey, Kyla, Sarah, Ethan; sisters: Dorothy Gillam, McKays; Annie (Mrs. Emanuel Legge), Jeffreys, Jean (Mrs. John Large), Syracuse, NY, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Jocelyn, brothers: Augustus, Ford and Walter. The family will be receiving friends from St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffreys on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 17th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

WHEELER, Mary (Maisie)
Stephenville

Passed away peacefully at Etobicoke Hospital on Saturday, January 12, 2002 at the age of 71 years. Beloved mother of Butch Wheeler. Sadly missed by, daughter-in-law Ruby; three grandchildren: Dale (Brian) Kekewich, Todd Wheeler, Christine (Bill) Lees and great-grandchildren; three brothers: Ernest Cormier, Bernard (Rose) Cormier and Gerald Cormier and two sisters: Hazel Wheeler and Mabel (Alfred) O'Quinn. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and many friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 17th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation to follow with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway on Friday at 11:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated.

BOONE, Monsignor William J.
Passed away suddenly at his residence in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 13, 2002, age 77 years. Predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Boone, brothers Frederick and Patrick and brother-in-law Jack Loughrey. Leaving to mourn three sisters: Mary Mahoney (Ralph), Pennsylvania, Florence (John) Halliday, St. John's, Madeline Loughrey, New Jersey and sister-in-law Patricia Boone. Also leaving to mourn dear nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and parishioners in the Corner Brook area. The Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 17th at 9:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook. Visitation will be held at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Tuesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at Caul's Funeral Chapel, St. John's Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., followed by the interment on Friday, January 18th, 9:30 a.m. at Mount Carmel Cemetery, St. John's. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 112 Humber Road, Corner Brook, NF, A2H 1E8 or All Hallows Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, NF, phone (709) 634-0077.


Thursday, January 17, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MILLEY, Edward K.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Tuesday, January 15th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Edward K. Milley, at the age of 76 years. Left to mourn, his wife Doris Milley; five children: Betty Milley, Roy Milley (Rose), Linda Collins, Gordon Milley, Barbara McCarthy (Kenneth); grandchildren: Nelson, Katherine, Tanya, Troy, Melissa, Joshua, Philip, Jacob; great-granddaughter Anna Melita; brother Duke Milley (Sadie); sister Edna Milley; mother-in-law Bertha Jane Bursey, brother-in-law David Ledrew (Olivine); and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Maude Milley, son Robert, sister Martha, brother Gordon, sister-in-law Olive Hardman, brother-in-law Herbert Milley. The funeral service will be held Saturday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m. from the Memorial United Church, Curling Street, Reverend William Mercer officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Thursday from 7-9, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9, Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.


Friday, January 18, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GILBERT, Myrtle
Lark Harbour, NF

Passed away at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook on Thursday, January 17, 2002, Myrtle Gilbert, at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn, her husband Douglas; five children: Calvin (Elsie), Lark Harbour, Rose (John) Bragg, Grand Falls, Nora (Willis) Rose, Stephenville, Douglas (Mary), Lark Harbour, Ruth (Wayne) Smith, Pasadena; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; nephews: Max and Christopher Sacrey and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her sister Selina Andrews. The family will be receiving friends from St. James Anglican Church in Lark Harbour on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Evelyn Piercey officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of Newfoundland. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook.

SHEPPARD, Matthew Travis
Cormack
Sept. 4th, 1982 - Jan. 17th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Matthew Travis Sheppard announce his passing on Thursday, January 17th, 2002 in his 19th year. He will be sadly missed by his parents, Arthur and Shirley. Three brothers: Michael, Adam and Andrew and his sister Charlene. His grandparents, Eleanor and Doug Tustin and grandmother Margaret Fleury, all of Cormack. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandparents Arthur and Vera Sheppard. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cormack today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, January 19, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HEWLIN, George
Cow Head
December 31, 1925 - January 18, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Hewlin announce his passing on Friday, January 18th, 2002 at his residence in his 76th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Violet (nee Payne); his daughters: Hughena (Derek) Parsons of Parsons Pond, Pauline Payne (Frazer McDonald) of Cow Head, Jacqueline (Max) King of Cow Head and step-daughter Janice (Stewart) Gallagher, California; his sons: Don (Brada) of Parsons Pond, Harry (Linda) of Alberta, Hector (Monica) of Rocky Harbour, Gordon (Darlene) of Ontario, Eustace (Lorna) of Ontario, George (Dianne) of Cow Head and David of Alberta; 26 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; his brother John (Eileen) of Portland Creek; two sisters: Mona (Walter) Little of Upper Amherst Cove, and Dulcie (Gordon) Decker of Parsons Pond; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Susannah, brothers: Mike, Hector, Gordon, sisters: Salina and Rhoda and son Bruce. Visitation will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head today Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Olson 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"

ENGAGEMENT

ROBERTSON / MOSHER
Danny and Mary Robertson of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle to Dean, son of Roy and Barbara Mosher. Wedding plans are being made for July 2004. Best wishes from all family and friends.

WHITEWAY / CAINES
Harold and Cynthia Whiteway are pleased to announce the engagement on December 25, 2001 of their daughter Kim to Rick, son of Victor and Marina Caines of Bird Cove. Congratulations. Love Mom, Dad and Colin.


Monday, January 21, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DUVAL, Minnie Pearl
Trout River, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Minnie Pearl Duval announce her passing on Sunday, January 20th, 2002 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, four sons: Eldric with whom she resided, Cecil (Phyllis), Bonne Bay; Thomas (Marie), Brampton, ON; and Blandford (Valerie), Trout River. Six daughters: June (Laurie) Despres, Brampton, ON; Sadie Butler, Trout River; Rita (Gilbert) Blanchard, Woody Point; Shirley Butt, Brampton ON; Mabel (Rodrick) Bouzan, Elliott Lake; and Irene Ziggmonds, Hillburg, ON. Daughter-in-law Deloris Crocker, Trout River. 25 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Brother Hilliard (Alice) Sheppard, Cox's Cove; sister Avis (Enos) White, Trout River; sisters-in-law: Jessie Sheppard, Madeline Sheppard both of Cox's Cove; and Isabella Sheppard, Woody Point, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, sons Hillard and Lyver, daughters Jane and Mabel Elizabeth, grandson Shawn, 6 brothers and 2 sisters. The family will be receiving friends from St. Andrew's United Church in Trout River today and Tuesday, from where funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Raymond Clouter officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, donations may be made to the St. Andrew's United Church Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.


Tuesday, January 22, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

STRATTON, Mark
Deer Lake
March 24th, 1976 - January 19th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mark Stratton announce his sudden passing, as a result of a tragic highway accident, on Saturday, January 19th, 2002 at Northern Lights Regional Hospital in Fort McMurray, Alberta in his 25th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving parents: Carl and Triffie; two brothers: Christopher and fiancée Tina, and Scott and special friend Trish, both of St. John's; his grandma Hilda Stratton of Deer Lake; his uncles and aunts: Keith and Joan Stratton of Quispampsis, NB and Gordon and Eileen Sansford of St. Anthony; his cousins: Sara, Kyle, Drew Stratton, Gordie Sansford and Angela Mitchelmore (Ramsey); also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Wednesday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Paul's United Church Mark Stratton Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, January 23, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SAUNDERS, David John (Coachie)
Corner Brook, NF & Lab.
September 4, 1952 - January 21, 2002

It is with a great sadness that the family of the late David Saunders announce his passing at the Health Science Centre on Monday, January 21st, 2002 at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn with wonderful memories, his devoted and loving wife Holly (nee Vallis); children: Lori, Michael and Stephanie; father Hedley and step-mother Rhoda, Corner Brook; sisters and brothers: Joan (Rudy) Wells, Corner Brook, Donna (Gerry) Hayes, Torbay, Barbara (Lew) White, Mount Pearl, Elsie (David) Wicks, Gander, Richard (Mima Joan), Corner Brook, Fred (Marilyn), Corner Brook, Judy (Russ) Massie, Torbay, Karen (David) Snow, Ontario, Sandy (Andrew) Celovsky, Ontario, Raelene (Howie) Parsons, Corner Brook and his step brothers and sisters; mothers-in-law Ivy Vallis, Carbonear, Alma Hepditch, Halifax; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Margaret LeBlanc, St. John's, Fred (Elaine) Stone, Harbour Grace, Wayne (Tammy) Hepditch, Brenda (Paul) Keeping, Susan Hepditch and Stuart Hepditch, Halifax and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. David was predeceased by his mother Audrey Saunders (Peyton) in 1978, his niece Gayle Pittman (Wells), 2001, nephew Terry Wells, 1993, his fathers-in-law Graham Hepditch, 1995 and Reg Vallis, 2000. The funeral service will be held Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melendy officiating. Cremation to follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made in David's memory to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the Cancer Centre, Western Region.

MUSSEAU, Ronald
Mt. Moriah, NF

Passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Ronald Musseau, at the age of 59. He will be sadly missed by his wife Brenda, son Ronald Jr. (Cathy), Halifax; stepchildren: Craig Hynes (Lori), Oshawa, ON, Denise Monk (Tony), Corner Brook, Shelley McCathy (Frank), Mt. Moriah, Sonya Philpott (Fred), Pasadena; grandchildren: Tyler, Brendan, Tate, Alichia, Frankie Jr., Kristen, Emily; brothers: Charlie (Bernetta), Roy (Joan); sisters: Mary Mercer (Tom), Marie Lawlor; four aunts, one uncle and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Randell and Nora Musseau. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 24th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Regional, P. O. Box 2005, Corner Brook, NF A2H 6J7.


Thursday, January 24, 2002, edition of The Western Star

Same two obituaries as was in yesterday's newspaper -

DEATHS

SAUNDERS, David John (Coachie)
Corner Brook, NF & Lab.
September 4, 1952 - January 21, 2002

It is with a great sadness that the family of the late David Saunders announce his passing at the Health Science Centre on Monday, January 21st, 2002 at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn with wonderful memories, his devoted and loving wife Holly (nee Vallis); children: Lori, Michael and Stephanie; father Hedley and step-mother Rhoda, Corner Brook; sisters and brothers: Joan (Rudy) Wells, Corner Brook, Donna (Gerry) Hayes, Torbay, Barbara (Lew) White, Mount Pearl, Elsie (David) Wicks, Gander, Richard (Mima Joan), Corner Brook, Fred (Marilyn), Corner Brook, Judy (Russ) Massie, Torbay, Karen (David) Snow, Ontario, Sandy (Andrew) Celovsky, Ontario, Raelene (Howie) Parsons, Corner Brook and his step brothers and sisters; mothers-in-law Ivy Vallis, Carbonear, Alma Hepditch, Halifax; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Margaret LeBlanc, St. John's, Fred (Elaine) Stone, Harbour Grace, Wayne (Tammy) Hepditch, Brenda (Paul) Keeping, Susan Hepditch and Stuart Hepditch, Halifax and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. David was predeceased by his mother Audrey Saunders (Peyton) in 1978, his niece Gayle Pittman (Wells), 2001, nephew Terry Wells, 1993, his fathers-in-law Graham Hepditch, 1995 and Reg Vallis, 2000. The funeral service will be held Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melendy officiating. Cremation to follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made in David's memory to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the Cancer Centre, Western Region.

MUSSEAU, Ronald
Mt. Moriah, NF

Passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Ronald Musseau, at the age of 59. He will be sadly missed by his wife Brenda, son Ronald Jr. (Cathy), Halifax; stepchildren: Craig Hynes (Lori), Oshawa, ON, Denise Monk (Tony), Corner Brook, Shelley McCathy (Frank), Mt. Moriah, Sonya Philpott (Fred), Pasadena; grandchildren: Tyler, Brendan, Tate, Alichia, Frankie Jr., Kristen, Emily; brothers: Charlie (Bernetta), Roy (Joan); sisters: Mary Mercer (Tom), Marie Lawlor; four aunts, one uncle and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Randell and Nora Musseau. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 24th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Regional, P. O. Box 2005, Corner Brook, NF A2H 6J7.


Friday, January 25, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

RALPH, Victoria Jessie
Jackson's Arm
May 26th, 1948 - January 23rd, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victoria Jessie Ralph announce her passing on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 53rd year. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Olive (Wilfred) Osmond of Hampden; her two precious grandchildren: Melanie and Andrew; her mother Rebecca Ralph, residing at the Deer Lake Manor; five sisters: Martha (Gordon) Randell of Baie Verte, Blanche (Roy) Combdon, Mariah (Arthur) Ford, Dianne (Robert) Stuckless, all of Jackson's Arm, Margaret (Maurice) Tilley of Snowflake, Manitoba; five brothers: Llewellyn (Marilyn), Reuban, both of Jackson's Arm, John (Joan), Henry (Anita), both of Pollard's Point and Enos of Jackson's Arm; her grandmother Annie Osmond of Hampden; also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm on Friday, January 25th, 2002 where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman 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"

HAMLYN, Mary (nee Pittman)
Sop's Arm
September 15, 1928 - January 24, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Hamlyn announce her passing on Thursday, January 24th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 73rd year. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Phyllis (John) Curl of Manuels, Linda (Brian) Wright of Tampa, Florida, Gertrude (Thomas) Warford of Grand Cache, Alberta, Karen (Heddie) Jenkins of Niagara Falls and Bride and friend John Hardy of St. Catherine's; her sons: Victor (Hazel) of Labrador City, Milton (Darlene) of Pollard's Point, Alvin (Mildred) of Calgary and Boyd and fiancée Kim Twyne of Pollard's Point; 19 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Anne (Chuck) Devlyn of St. Catherine's and Barbara (Edward) Fowler of Gander; three brothers: Alfred Pittman, Raymond and Howard (Dulcie) all of Sop's Arm. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley, parents: Elias and Sarah and sisters: Gertie and Edith. Visitation will take place today, Friday and Saturday from the Anglican Church in Sop's Arm where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman 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"


Saturday, January 26, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

KEOUGH, Augustine
27 Rose Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Augustine Keough announce his passing at his residence on Thursday, January 24, 2002 at the age of 57 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Susan and four sons: Craig Keough, Sheldon Keough (Bonnie Allen), Terrence (Theresa) Fitzpatrick, Junior (Margaret) Fitzpatrick and two daughters: Wanda Keough (Kevin Brake), Charlene Fitzpatrick (Dwayne Russell) and two brothers: Patrick Keough, Tom Keough and four sisters: Harriet (Ben) Maloney, Ann (Chris) White, Susan Hardy, Kathleen Simile; eleven grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Catherine and three brothers, Leo, Ronald, Kevin. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 3-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium and Interment will take place in the spring at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Plate Cove, Bonavista Bay. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

SHIRRAN, Hubert James
Bonavista, NF

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, January 19th, 2002, at the Health Science Complex, St. John's, NF. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Belle, eight children and their spouses, seventeen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel, Bonavista, NF, on Wednesday, January 23, 2002. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Bonavista. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sick Children's Fund, Bonavista Lions Club or Salvation Army, Bonavista Corps.

GOODYEAR, Gordon Scott
J. I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook (Formerly of Pasadena)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Scott Goodyear announce his passing at the O'Connell Centre on Friday, January 25th, 2002 at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: David, Montreal, Paul (Jan), California, Betsy Cayo (Don), Vancouver, and Janet Tipple (Walt), Pasadena, NF; ten grandchildren: Daniel Tipple, Donna-Rae Porter, Vicki Sooley, David Cayo, Kenneth Goodyear, Missy Goodyear, Ryhannah Goodyear, Amelia Goodyear, John Christian Goodyear, and Ann Goodyear; seven great-grandchildren: Danielle Porter, Jennifer Lynn Porter, Jacob Porter, Stephanie Tipple, Scott and Gary Goodyear, and Ian Sooley, as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Marjorie and son James. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Long Term Care Donation Account, The O'Connell Centre.

ENGAGEMENT

BENNETT / CAMMIE
Mildred and Trevor Bennett of Steady Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Lisa to John, son of Daniel and Leverne Cammie of Benoit's Cove. Wedding will take place August 8, 2002.

WEDDING

COLLINS / TESTO
Paul and Katherine Collins are proud to announce the wedding of their only son Paul Jason to Lenora, daughter of Brian Testo and Amanda Lambert in Edmonton, Alberta on July 7, 2001. Guests were from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Ontario, and the United states. The happy couple reside in Calgary, Alberta. Congratulations from family and friends.

RYAN - MERCER
Sat., Oct. 6, 2001
, Holy Rosary Church, Pasadena, was the scene of a very beautiful wedding when Lisa, daughter of Melvin & Rosalind Mercer, became the bride of Marc, son of Bill & Eileen Ryan. Rev. John Peddle and Rev. John Adams officiated as Kevin & Margaret Budgell fulfilled the duties of Best Man & Maid-of-Honor. Bridesmaids were Sharon Mercer and Jennifer Pike. Groomsmen were Jeff Mercer and Jim Kelly. Megan & Katelyn Budgell were the lovely flower girls, while Joshua & Ben Mercer accompanied them as the handsome ring-bearers. Reception was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Corner Brook. Lisa & Marc honeymooned on a Caribbean cruise followed by a Florida week. They now live in St. John's where both are employed. Lisa is the granddaughter of Bert and Joan Sheppard and Ada Mercer. Special thanks to the many family and friends who joined with them in the celebration of their wedding day.


Monday, January 28, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WHITE, Christina
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Christina White announce her passing at the sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on January 25th, 2002 at the age of 72 years. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Jamie in St. John's and Rene (Margaret) in Stephenville, her daughter Marie Bruer in Lethbridge, Alberta. She also leaves with loving memories her four brothers: Charles Keating, Hughie Keating, John Keating and Matthew Keating all of Stephenville Crossing; her four sisters: Noreen (Joe) Power in Bonavista, Blanche (Matt) Alexander, Mary Young and Marjorie Swyers all of Stephenville Crossing along with her granddaughter Arista White of Stephenville and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Archibald White on February 5th, 2001. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 28th, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing.

DOYLE, Ellen Helen Nellie (Nee Bishop)
Pasadena
March 1st, 1931 - January 26th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Helen Nellie Doyle announce her passing on Saturday, January 26th, 2002 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Kevin. Three sons: Raymond (Susan) Parsons of Moncton, NB, Frank (Rosaline) Parsons of Labrador City and Sean (Sharon) of Brent's Cove, NF. One daughter Marlene Parsons of Halifax, Nova Scotia. One foster daughter Mary Jane Kearney and Jim. Three sisters Matilda (Tilly) Ossie Pennell of Corner Brook, Rita Foley of Bishop's Falls and Mary (Elliott) Forsey of Pasadena. One brother Andrew (Madeline) Bishop of Ontario. Eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her two brothers Tom & John Francis Bishop and son-in-law Lawrence Cooper. Visitation will take place from Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pasadena today, Monday where also funeral mass will take place on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Peddle officiating. Interment will take place from Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel, Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

BURT, Reginald James
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Burt announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 25, 2002 at the age of 73 surrounded by his loving family. He lived in Corner Brook for the past 52 years being devoted to family, friends & his church. In September he celebrated 50 years of marriage to his loving wife Joyce (nee Mercer) who will cherish his memory. He is survived by 4 sons Ivan (Sandra) of Dartmouth, Baden (Joy) of Charlottetown, Kent (Cathy) of Edmonton & Earl (Beverley) of Toronto. 2 Daughters: Rosalind (Terry) McIellan of Edmonton, & Judy (Reg) Cantwell of St. John's. 6 grandchildren: Ross, Bryan, Chad, Melissa, Terri-Lynn & Caitlin, & a great-grandson Mitchell; 2 sisters Edna Burt & Louise Burton. Also surviving are a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. He was predeceased by his parents Kenneth & Annie Burt, and a brother Homer. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today, Monday, January 28, between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at The Pentecostal Tabernacle on Elizabeth St. on Tuesday January 29, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Calvin Andrews officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Missionary Fund of Guatemala. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd., 634-2500.


Tuesday, January 29, 2002, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Wednesday, January 30, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BLUNDON, Dorothy E.
Deer Lake
July 2nd, 1909 - January 28th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy E. Blundon announce her passing on Monday, January 28th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 92nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her one son Graham (Ruth) of Deer Lake; two step-daughters: Ruth (Bennie) Foote of Toronto and Eleanor (George) Mills of New Perlican; four grandchildren: Carl (Marilyn), Scott (Nicole), both of Kelligrews, Sandi (Paul) Stewart of King's Cove and Karen of Port aux Choix; two beloved great-grandchildren Kelly and Abigayle. Two brothers: Warren (Irene) of Toronto and Melvin (Margie) of Gander, one sister Olive of Botwood and one sister-in-law Lucy of Botwood. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Deer Lake at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Byron Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hears"

BOUZAN, Frances Lydia
21 Hillcrest Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frances Lydia Bouzan announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Edward and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Leo and Martha Cheeke and her brother, James Cheeke and her four sisters: Anne Miles, Helen Dover, Mary Cheeke and Bride Power. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 31st 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 Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, January 31, 2002, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WINSOR, Eileen Mary
Burgeo, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Winsor of Burgeo announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 29th, 2002 at the age of 64 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her family: husband James; five children: Lillian (Terry) Hynes, St. John's, Betty (Ray) Green, Antigua, West Indies, Dave (Claudette), Burgeo, Sandra and Jill Winsor, Corner Brook; six precious grandchildren: Jamie and Jeremy Green, Stephanie Hynes, Billy, Joey and Jennifer Winsor; two great-grandchildren: Katie Rose Green and Tristan Green. Left to mourn as well is her mother: Mrs. Gertrude Parsons, Burgeo; sisters: Joan Rose, Marjorie Cake (Hayward), brothers: Arthur (Laura), Don (Marilyn), Billy (Ann), and Rodney (Maureen), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her daughter Maxine, father Bill Parsons, sister Lillian and brothers Stanley and Cyril. Visitation will take place from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo beginning Thursday evening from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Mulvey. Interment to follow at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

PITTMAN, Mary Elizabeth Rose
Sop's Arm
August 11th, 1955 - January 29th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Elizabeth Rose Pittman announce her passing on Tuesday, January 29th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 46th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Edmund. Her children: Sybil (Baxter Warford) and Eric both of Sop's Arm. Her sisters: Wavey (Elijah) of Jackson's Arm, Myrtle (Norman Pittman) of Sop's Arm, Elsie (Alphonus Olford) of Badges Quay, Joan (Ephriam Pittman) of Sop's Arm, Leatrice (Stanley Gale), and Eileen Gillingham (Hubert Pittman) both of Jackson's Arm. Her sister-in-law Jennifer Gillingham of Jackson's Arm. Her special friend Sherry Ryan of Pasadena. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Ethel and Edgar Gillingham and her brother Ephriam. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Sop's Arm, today Thursday where also funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot in Jackson's Arm. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts

 

 

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