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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2003

 

Wednesday, January 1, 2003

In observance of New Year's Day, The Western Star will not publish Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume and offices reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003.


Thursday, January 2, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BRADBURY, Dylan Garrett
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late DYLAN BRADBURY announce his sudden passing at his family residence on Tuesday, December 31st, 2002 at the age of 10. Leaving to mourn his mother Dale Bradbury, birth father Walter Penney, step father (dad) Murray Duffy; sisters: Daphne and Jessica; step sister Renee O'Dell, step brother Tyler O'Dell; grandparents Marie and Norm Robotham, grandfather Pete Duffy and friend Phyllis; and a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, January 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of The Assumption in Stephenville Crossing, Reverend Karen Laldin officiating. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing Thursday from 2-4 & 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. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

OSMOND, Raymond Joseph
Hampden
Aug. 20th, 1918 - Dec. 31, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Joseph Osmond announce his passing on Tuesday, December 31st, 2002 at his family residence in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Helena; three daughters: Gladys (Llewellyn) Langford, Loretta (James) Heath both of Hampden and Marie (David) Combdon of Jackson's Arm; four sons: Raymond (Lori) of Ontario, Wilbert (Olive), Guy (Karen) and Dean all of Hampden. 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, one brother Leander (Charity) Osmond of Hampden; two step-sisters: Doris (Hubert) Osmond of Hampden and Ella (Alonzo) Goulding of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church on Wednesday where also funeral service will take place today, Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Lockyear officiating. With interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.

MCLEAN, James A.
1939-2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James McLean announce his passing on Tuesday, December 31st, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his wife Susie (nee: Park); one sister Olive Payne (Trout River); brothers: Jack (Toronto), Allan (Beulah), Corner Brook, Donald (Sadie), Toronto; sisters-in-law: Harriet McLean (Summerside), Mary (Alex), Holly (Calvin), Cox's Cove; brothers-in-law: Medrick (Bernice), Samuel (Marizone), Russell (Joan), Gerald (Nancy), Llewellyn (Brenda) of Cox's Cove. He will be sadly missed by his special niece Kelley McLean (Summerside) and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Daniel McLean 1969, Florence McLean 1978, brother Alexander (Sandy) McLean 2002. Visitation will be held at The Bethany United Church Summerside all day Thursday, followed by the funeral service Friday, January 3rd, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating, with the interment at the United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Ltd. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, January 3, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GABRIEL, Hazel Lewis (nee Grant)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Gabriel announce her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at the age of 78. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Harvey (Lorraine) of Chatham, ON and Keith (Donna) of Fort McMurray, AB; one daughter Jean of Port aux Basques and a special family member Mabel; grandchildren: Grant, David, Catharine, and Michael; brothers: Bob Grant, and John (Nina) Grant, all of Corner Brook; sisters: Emily (Bob) LeMessurier of St. John's, Carrie (Jim) Howard of Minnesota, and Jean Bullen of New Hampshire, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Harvey H. Gabriel, parents Doug & Grace Grant, brothers: Douglas M. Grant and William B. Grant, sisters-in-law: Anne & Fran Grant. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral services will take place from St. John The Evangelist Cathedral on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with the Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Townsite. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John The Evangelist Building Fund or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


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

DEATHS

CONNOLLY, Cora D.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cora Connolly announce her passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at the age of 74 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Leo; son Martin (Julie) Locke, Corner Brook; step-son Herbert (Sandra) Connolly; step-daughter Sheila (Don) Browning, all residing at Jackson's Arm; two grandchildren: Shawn and Sherry Locke; three great grandchildren; Jessica, Anthony and Andrew; two step grandchildren: Adam Browning and Claude Connolly; sister Maxine (Hubert) Burton, Oshawa, ON; two brothers: Lloyd (Minnie) Sheppard of Benoit's Cove and Rex (Pamela) Sheppard of Scarborough, ON; half-brother Wilfred (Betty) Sheppard at Lark Harbour. She will also be missed by a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Martin and Martha Sheppard, and her first husband, Arthur E. Locke, 1971. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Saturday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at St. Michael's Anglican Church on Park Dr. with Canon David Pearce officiating, Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Vault. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or flowers will be greatly appreciated. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

BIRTH

WARREN
Kim and Gary Warren of Massey Drive are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Hailie Aurora J'naya Warren on November 25th, 2002, weighing 6 lb. 13.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Lillian and Melvin Clarke of Curling and Irene and Berk Warren of Massey Drive.

ENGAGEMENT

SAUNDERS & MASSIE
Mrs. Holly Saunders is pleased to announce the engagement of her eldest daughter, Lori Ann to Troy Massie, son of Barry & Rita Massie of Goose Bay. The engagement took place on October 21, 2002 in Halifax, NS. Wedding is planned for June 2004 in Goose Bay, Labrador.

WHEATON & STIRLING
Tom and Isabel Wheaton of Pasadena announce the engagement of their eldest daughter Nicole, to Danny, son of Rex and Grace Stirling of Pasadena. A September 2003 wedding is planned in Corner Brook.

BEAUCHAMP / YOUNG
William and Linda Young of Deer Lake wish to announce the engagement of their son William, to Jennifer, daughter of Peter and Eileen Beauchamp of Ottawa, ON. The engagement took place in Oct. 2002. A May 2004 wedding is planned in Ottawa. Congratulations from family and friends.

EZEKIEL & VENDETTI
EZEKIEL & ELDER

Geraldine Ezekiel of Markham, Ontario and Jerry Ezekiel of Pasadena are pleased to announce the engagements of their two sons. Rod Christopher to Victoria Vendetti, daughter of Joseph and Nellie Vendetti of Maple, Ontario. A January 2003 wedding is planned. Brad Claude to Karina Elder, daughter of Tom and Pam Elder of Scarborough, Ontario. An August 2003 wedding is planned. Rod and Brad are the grandsons of Margaret and the late Chris Ezekiel of Pasadena and Claude Wheaton of Curling.


Monday, January 6, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SCOTT, Archibald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Archibald Scott announce his sudden passing on Sunday, January 5, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 86th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his 4 children: Margaret Rowe (Austin), St. John's, Bill Scott (Florence), Corner Brook, Tilly Young (Gilbert), Summerside, Joan Andrews (Bill), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Karen, Kenneth, Sandi, Stephen, Darren, Brian, Lori, Tina, Craig, Sherry and Jennifer; 5 great grandchildren: Blair, Justin, Alexandria, Jeffrey, Mackenzie and 1 great great grandchild Madison; brothers: Ralph (Marguerite), Harry (Edith), Cecil (Mildred), sisters: Anne Wylezol, Mary Wheeler; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Adelaide Scott, September 14, 2000; brothers Freeman and George. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 8 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Kidney Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GAUDET, Josephine Mary
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Josephine Mary Gaudet announce her passing at her residence on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at the age of 49 years. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Daryll Gaudet of Brampton, Ontario, Geoffrey Gaudet of Stephenville and her mother, Norma Gaudet of Kippens and three brothers: Allan (Brenda) Gaudet of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Wayne (Judy) Gaudet of Stephenville, Chris Gaudet of Stephenville and five sisters: Linda (Joe) Silveira of London, Ontario, Jenny (Dan) Power of Oshawa, Ontario, Lorraine (Rick) Lydom of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Alvina (Colin) Young of Kippens, Mae Gaudet of Kippens. She will also be sadly missed by her granddaughter, Renee Gaudet of Brampton, Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Wilfred Gaudet and her brother, Hilary Gaudet. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville today from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, January 8th 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 greatly appreciated.

PERRY, Donald Cyril
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Perry announce his passing on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 44 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Barbara (nee Burden), daughter Heather and son Stephen, his mother, Mrs. Helen Perry, brothers: Wayne (Pam Walsh), Stephenville, Bill (Susan), Oshawa, ON, David (Erica), Corner Brook, Ken (Alison), Richmond Hill, ON, and one sister Brenda Alteen (Doug), Ottawa, ON. Father and mother-in-law: Fred and Julia Burden, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father Brendan Perry, December, 2001. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 7, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Fr. Gale officiating, continuing to the John R. Oake Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made thorough our website www.fillatre.ca

BRAKE, Rachel Marie
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rachel Brake announce her passing on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her five children: Gladys Hann and husband Gary, Corner Brook, Joan Gintautas, Corner Brook, Bill Brake and wife Patricia, John's Beach, Julie Vardy and husband Dave, Corner Brook and Brian Brake and wife Carolann, Corner Brook; 20 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, sisters-in-law: Carmel Brake, Rose Kerbrat and Lydia Withers, as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by daughter Marion Roul and husband Kenneth, October, 1995, husband William Brake, August, 1977, sisters Nora Stapleton, Priscella Beaton, Mercedes Brake, Annie Murphy, Gladys Baker; brothers: Tom, Edward, Cornelius, John Pat, and Philip Fitzpatrick, parents Philip and Mary Fitzpatrick. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 7, at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating, continuing to the John R. Oake Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the O'Connell Centre, 5th & 6th Bus Fund, The Senior Echo Club or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, January 7, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

SCOTT, Archibald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Archibald Scott announce his sudden passing on Sunday, January 5, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 86th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his 4 children: Margaret Rowe (Austin), St. John's, Bill Scott (Florence), Corner Brook, Tilly Young (Gilbert), Summerside, Joan Andrews (Bill), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Karen, Kenneth, Sandi, Stephen, Darren, Brian, Lori, Tina, Craig, Sherry and Jennifer; 5 great grandchildren: Blair, Justin, Alexandria, Jeffrey, Mackenzie and 1 great great grandchild Madison; brothers: Ralph (Marguerite), Harry (Edith), Cecil (Mildred), sisters: Anne Wylezol, Mary Wheeler; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Adelaide Scott, September 14, 2000; brothers Freeman and George. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 8 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Kidney Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, January 8, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MEANEY, Sister Mary Clorilde
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on January 7, 2003, Sister Mary Clorilde Meaney, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Dennis, her sisters Doris Kennedy and Agnes Meaney, and her brothers, Father Francis, Gordon and Kevin. Left to mourn - the Presentation Sisters, her sisters, Catherine MacDonald, Ottawa and Eileen (Fred) Kawaja, Corner Brook, her brothers, Gerald (Margaret), Mississauga, ON, Jack (Pearl), Kingston, ON and Ron (Dot), Calgary, Ab, many devoted nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Presentation Motherhouse, Cathedral Square, St. John's. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9, Thursday 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9. Vigil Service at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Friday January 10th at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Presentation Cemetery, Cathedral Square.

CLEMENTS, James "Jim" D.
1948-2003
James "Jim" Clements, 54
, of Riverview, passed away at The Moncton Hospital on Sunday, January 5, 2003. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was the son of the late Harold J. and Jane A. (McCarthy) Clements. He was a graduate of St. FX in 1970. Jim was the Director of Education and Communications at the Moncton Hospital (South-East Regional Health Authority). He was a member of the Moncton Wesleyan Church, St. George Blvd. Active in his community, he was a member of the R.C.M.P. auxiliary, Codiac Detachment and as an avid sportsman, he was involved with minor sports in Riverview including baseball, soccer and hockey. He is survived by three sons: James Jr. and his wife Gisele Clements of Davenport La USA, Mark and his wife Debby Clements of Riverview, NB and Paul Clements of Riverview; grandchildren: Dominique, Avery and Dawson; three sisters: Delores and her husband Brendan Lewis, Kim and her husband Eugene Gale both of Corner Brook, NL and Denise Clements of Calgary, AB; two brothers: Terry and his wife Terri Clements of L'Ords, Cape Breton, NS and Eugene and his wife Elsie Clements of Corner Brook, NL; mother-in-law Ivy Burt of Corner Brook, NL and by several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Gloria J. (Burt) Clements in 1997. Resting at Riverview Funeral Home with visitation on Wednesday, January 8, 2003 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at The Moncton Wesleyan Church, St. George Blvd. on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. L. Buckingham officiating. Interment will be in Mount Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook, NL in the spring. Donations in Jim's memory may be made to Friends of the Moncton Hospital "Oncology Dept." Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home, (506) 857-9544. www.tuttlefuneralhome.com

STONE, Stanley
Corner Brook, NL
March 27, 1916 - January 6, 2003

Passed away Monday, January 6th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care at the age of 86. Stanley was a resident of The Mountain View Seniors Home, Meadows; formerly of Curling and Henley Harbour, Labrador. Leaving to mourn brothers: Victor (Ethel) Forteau, Labrador, Robert, Lark Harbour; sisters: Clara Butt, Corner Brook, and Dora Stone, Red Bay, and a large number of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends including the staff and residents of Mountain View Home. He was predeceased by brothers Hubert, Wilfred, William and sister Jessie. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 9th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Reverend Ed King officiating, followed by interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or a charity of one's choice.

HUNT, James Leslie
Lohnes Complex, Curling
Formally of Mount Moriah

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Hunt announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his special family Roella and Gerald Peddle and family Byron, Glenda, Darren, Susan, Margaret-Ann, Melanie, Dylan and Ryan. Ena and Court Elkins and family Linda, Gail, Barry, Andrea, Lindsey, Anna and Amanda. Also several nieces, nephews, relatives and special friends and staff of the Lohnes Complex. He is predeceased by his parents Benjamin and Levinia, sisters Lucy Critch and Rachel Porter and brothers Chesley, Allan, Jack and Hedley. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetic Association or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Thursday, January 9, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

STONE, Stanley
Corner Brook, NL
March 27, 1916 - January 6, 2003

Passed away Monday, January 6th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit at the age of 86. Stanley was a resident of The Mountain View Seniors Home, Meadows; formerly of Curling and Henley Harbour, Labrador. Leaving to mourn brothers: Victor (Ethel) Forteau, Labrador, Robert, Lark Harbour; sisters: Clara Butt, Corner Brook, and Dora Stone, Red Bay, and a large number of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends including the staff and residents of Mountain View Home. He was predeceased by brothers Hubert, Wilfred, William and sister Jessie. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 9th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Reverend Ed King officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or a charity of one's choice.

MEANEY, Sister Mary Clotilde
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on January 7, 2003, Sister Mary Clotilde Meaney, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Dennis, her sisters, Doris Kennedy and Agnes Meaney, and her brothers, Father Francis, Gordon and Kevin. Let to mourn - the Presentation Sisters, her sisters, Catherine MacDonald, Ottawa and Eileen (Fred) Kawaja, Corner Brook, her brothers, Gerald (Margaret), Mississauga, ON, Jack (Pearl), Kingston, ON and Ron (Dot), Calgary, AB, many devoted nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Presentation Motherhouse, Cathedral Square, St. John's. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9, Thursday 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9. Vigil Service at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Friday January 10th at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Presentation Cemetery, Cathedral Square.

VINCENT, Gloria
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gloria Vincent announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday January 8, 2003 at the age of 46. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Donald; three sons: Tony, Donald Jr., and Morgan all of Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Morgan, Brady, Emily and Christina; three brothers: Junior of St. John's, Paul of British Columbia, and David of Halifax; one sister Mary (Richard) White of St. John's; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Harold and Hilda Bennett. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday January 10th, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place on Saturday January 11th, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Comacho officiating. Family flowers only, donations can be made to The Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

NEVILLE (Nee Kennedy), Winnifred Maude
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maude Neville announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday January 7, 2003 at the age of 87. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Gerard (Janet) of Corner Brook. Four grandchildren Angie, Cathy, Barbie and Ashley. Sister Marguerite Kennedy of Corner Brook and several nieces, nephews, relatives, friends, and special friend Sarah Rowsell of Corner Brook. She is predeceased by her husband Lawrence, Parents Charles and Mary Kennedy, Sisters Ellen Unan, May Kennedy, Claire Kelly, Barbara Kavanagh, Olga Spence, Geneieve Moss, and Eileen Shallow, Brother Nick Kennedy and Alec Kennedy. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Friday January 10, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Edmund Comacho officiating. Interment to follow at the Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

TERRY, Marie G. (Walsh)
August 13, 1965 - January 07, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Terry announce her passing on January 07, 2003 at the age of 37. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are her husband Rick, daughter Jacey, mother Rheada Walsh, sisters Debbie and Kim, brother Jamie (Belinda), all of Ontario, nephews Julian, Brady and Morgan, special aunt Karen Truman Parsons, niece McKenzie, special cousin Shelby Parsons, grandmother Audrey Penney, mother and father-in-law Jim and Ida Terry, sisters-in-law Emma Piercey, Darlene Terry-Payne (Harold), Faye Anderson (Leonard), Shirley Terry, brother-in-law Derek Terry, grandmother Effie Murphy. Marie will be sadly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by father Felix, Sept. 1996, brother Boyd (1962), grandparents Joseph and Bridget Walsh, and Roy and Greta Penny. Friends may visit St. Brendan's Roman Catholic Church, Irishtown on Thursday. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 10th at 10:30 a.m. at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Corner Brook, Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, January 10, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WAREHAM, Tamar A. (nee Fudge)
Corner Brook, NL
1904 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Tamar Wareham announce her passing on Wednesday, January 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 98 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her daughter Mrs. Edith Scott and her husband Harry, Corner Brook, a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband George Albert, December 9th, 1960. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday, January 11th, at 11:00 a.m., Major Ross Bungay officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Salvation Army Cemetery, Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HUMBER, Leander B.
Corner Brook
September 19, 1916 - January 9, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leander Humber announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 9, 2003 at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his estranged wife Margaret. Daughters Maxine Murphy, Janice Humber, Doris White, all of Corner Brook, Phyllis (Wayne) Ryan of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Colette (Nik) Saygi of Edmonton, Alberta, Nora Benoit and Suzanne Maynard of Stephenville. Sons Alex (Flossie) of Corner Brook, Robert (Karen) of Ottawa, thirty seven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren, a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Interfaith Home or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

TERRY, Marie G. (Walsh)
August 13, 1965 - January 07, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Terry announce her passing on January 07, 2003 at the age of 37. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are her husband Rick, daughter Jacey, mother Rheada Walsh, sisters Debbie and Kim, brother Jamie (Belinda), all of Ontario, nephews Julian, Brady and Morgan, special aunt Karen Truman Parsons, niece McKenzie, special cousin Shelby Parsons, grandmother Audrey Penney, mother and father-in-law Jim and Ida Terry, sisters-in-law Emma Piercey, Darlene Terry-Payne (Harold), Faye Anderson (Leonard), Shirley Terry, brother-in-law Derek Terry, grandmother Effie Murphy. Marie will be sadly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by father Felix, Sept. 1996, brother Boyd (1962), grandparents Joseph and Bridget Walsh, and Roy and Greta Penney. Friends may visit St. Brendan's Roman Catholic Church, Irishtown on Thursday. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 10th at 10:30 a.m. at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Corner Brook, Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, January 11, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GILLIS, Annie Frances Rumboldt (nee Duffy)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Frances Rumboldt-Gillis (nee Duffy) announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, January 9, 2003 at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by seven sons: Sean (Marg) Rumboldt of Labrador City, Glen (Marlene) Rumboldt of Calgary, Bruce Rumboldt of Edmonton, Gerard (Christine) Rumboldt of Stephenville, Lonnie (Carolyn) Rumboldt of Stephenville, Leslie Rumboldt of Calgary, Damian Rumboldt of Calgary and four step-sons: Rory (Maria) Gillis of New Brunswick, Peter (Julie) Gillis, Archie (Patty) Gillis, Michael (Susan) Gillis, all of Nova Scotia and seven daughters: Patsy Toorock of California, Bonnie (Baden) Clouter of Stephenville, Sharon (Mike) LeBrun of Edmonton, Kathy Mansfield of Stephenville, Vickie (Fred) White of Petawa, Ontario, Dawn (Robert) Mills of Stephenville, Deirdre Rumboldt of Corner Brook and two step-daughters: Ann (John) Duffy of Waterloo, Ontario, Catherine (Richard) Durrett of New Brunswick and one brother Hughie Duffy of Labrador, one sister Vera Hanlon of Hamilton, Ontario, 47 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands, Leslie Rumboldt and J. Alex Gillis and her two children, Jacinta and Bruce. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Services took place on Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation Service took place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium. A procession will leave Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. for Burial Service at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek on Sunday, January 12th at 3:30 p.m.

SMITH, Rev. Alex
It is with extreme sadness the Smith family announces the passing of Alex A. Smith on December 29, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. Alex was a retired United Church minister. Left with cherished memories of a wonderful life together, loving wife Maisie (Penney); son Ed (Marion), Springdale; daughter Patricia (Bill Kean), St. John's; six grandchildren, Michelle (Sean Funk), Clarenville, Kathy (Rod Bixby), Springdale, Jennifer (Ian Farrell), Austin, Texas, Rob at Iqaluit, Penni Kean, Montreal, Jacquie Kean, Ottawa; six great-grandchildren, Samantha, Robyn and Nicholas Bixby, Alex, Ben and Timothy Funk. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Heritage Memorial United Church, Musgravetown or to a charity of one's choice.

McHUGH, Theresa
Silverwood Manor, Kippens (Formerly of West Bay)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa McHugh announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, January 10, 2003 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her two brothers: James (Marion) White of West Bay, Raymond (Eldwidge) White of Prince Edward Island and two sisters: Jean White of Amherst, Nova Scotia, Pauline Mullins of Belleville, Illinois and sister-in-law Marina White of West Bay and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers, Gerald and Alphonsus White and sisters, Elizabeth Arnold, Bernadette Dollard, Margaret Duffenais and Florence Young. 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 13th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville.

PAYNE, Gertrude
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Gertrude Payne announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 10th, 2003 at the age of 89 years. Mrs. Payne was a retired school teacher. She will be sadly missed by her son Wayne and her daughter-in-law Audrey Payne of Corner Brook; two grandchildren: Craig (Lisa) and Joanne (Craig) Drover all residing at Ontario; five great-grandchildren: Christopher, Crystal, Dalton and Amy Rose Payne and Nathan Drover; her sister-in-law and special friend Grace Baker of St. John's. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and special friends, Edna and George Burt of Lewisporte. She is predeceased by her husband Bert and her grandson Mark, her brothers: Gordon, Stewart, Norman and Harry and her sisters: Violet and Georgina. A memorial and interment service will be announced at a later date. Donations may be made in Mrs. Payne's memory to a charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

WILLETTE, Richard (Dick) I.A.
Cambridge, Ontario (formerly of Bonne Bay)

Passed away on Friday, December 27, 2002, Richard "Dick" I.A. Willette of Cambridge, Ontario, formerly of Bonne Bay, Newfoundland in his 78th year. Dear father of five daughters and four sons; nineteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Dear brother of Eileen, Mary, Katherine and Gus in Newfoundland. Predeceased by his wife Marjorie and parents Philip and Mary Willette; brothers Stanley, Jack, Bill and Phil. Funeral services took place from Scarborough Chapel of McDougall and Brown, 2900 Kingston Road, Toronto. Interment at Pine Hills Cemetery on December 31, 2002 at 12:30 p.m.

WHEELER, Patrick (Pat)
Halfway Point, NL
February 17, 1965 - January 10, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick Wheeler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 10, 2003 at the age of 37 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Allison (nee Hughes); stepsons: Billy Joe and Steven; stepdaughter, Nicole; mother Alva Wheeler and friend Bill Hann; brothers: Lloyd Wheeler and friend Lisa White, Harold Wheeler and friend Sheila Lovell, Jody Wheeler and wife Nicole; sisters: Tammie Wheeler and friend Paul Osbourne, Joan Marche and husband Robert, brother-in-law Ronnie Hughes and wife Cathy; sister-in-law Barb Sparkes and friend John Staples; mother-in-law Audrey Megalizzi and husband Tony; also special friend Gary Sparkes; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father Austin Wheeler on Feb. 24, 1996, grandparents: John and Elizabeth Wheeler and Patrick and Theresa Hickey. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, January 11th, 7-9 p.m., Sunday, January 12th, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star Of The Sea in Benoit's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers and donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

BIRTH

BLOW
Anthony and Michelle (King) would like to announce the safe arrival of their precious angel, Zackary Parker on November 30, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's. Proud grandparents are Brian and Bernice King of Corner Brook, Charles Blow, Melbourne Australia and Lillian Edwards, Manchester England.

ENGAGEMENT

BRYDEN / CRERAR
Hector and Madonna Leonard are proud to announce the engagement of Madonna's daughter, Tawnya Bryden, to Michael Crerar, son of Peter and Donna Crerar of Edmonton, Alberta. Tawnya and Michael are planning a December 2003 wedding in Toronto, Ontario.

WEDDING

BRYDEN / CAVANAUGH
Hector and Madonna Leonard are proud to announce the marriage of Madonna's son, Kevin Bryden, to Delta Cavanaugh, daughter of Layton and Marg Cavanaugh of Truro, Nova Scotia. The wedding took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia on October 12, 2002. Attendants for their wedding were: bestman, Steven Boutcher of Corner Brook; groomsman, Jason Bull of Vancouver; maid of honour, Lana Cavanaugh and bridesmaid Karen Dillman both from Truro. Kevin and Delta honeymooned in Mayan Riviera, Mexico and reside in Toronto, Ontario.


Monday, January 13, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

REGULAR, William Douglas
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Regular announce his passing on Friday, January 10, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Melvin (Karen), St. John's, Selma Locke (David), Grand Prairie, AB, Viola Regular, St. John's, David (Gayle), Summerford, NL, Nina Hillier (Lionel), Labrador City, Robert (Bernetta), St. John's, Terry (Brenda), Allister (Mae), Sharon Parsons (Eddie) and Karen Pynn (Royburn), Hampden; 22 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; brother: Prescott (Maude) Regular, Hampden, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and special caregiver, Ms. Susan Pynn and her 3 daughters, Elizabeth, Laura and Alyssa. He is predeceased by his wife, Leah, February, 1995, infant daughter, Joan, brother, Gilbert and sister, Elsie. Friends may visit the Pentecostal Church in Hampden on Sunday from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m., Pastor Gerald Mansfield officiating, with interment to follow in the community cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the J. I. O'Connell Centre. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

HATCHER, Maxwell
42 White's Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Hatcher announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 2:25 p.m. at the age of 88 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Bessie and his daughter, Gertrude (Bill) Roselle of Sacramento, California and two brothers: Samuel (Sarah) Hatcher of Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Bay, Walter (Margaret) Hatcher of Stephenville and four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WHITE, Arthur Richard
Stephenville Crossing (formerly of St. George's)

It is with great sadness the family of the late Arthur Richard White announce his passing on Friday, January 10, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 85. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his son Donald (Donny) (Marie), Ontario, two sisters, Margaret (Maggy May) Dawson, Shallop Cove, and Melinda (Larry) Smith, Tucson, Arizona, one brother, David White, Shallop Cove, and one grandson, Cameron, special companion, Myrtle Gaudette, Stephenville Crossing and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in St. George's Monday and Tuesday (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon), from where the funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 14, at 2:00 p.m., Father John Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

WHEELER, Patrick (Pat)
Halfway Point, NL
February 17, 1965 - January 10, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick Wheeler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 10, 2003 at the age of 37 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Allison (nee Hughes); stepsons: Billy Joe and Steven; stepdaughter, Nicole; mother Alva Wheeler and friend Bill Hann; brothers: Lloyd Wheeler and friend Lisa White, Harold Wheeler and friend Sheila Lovell, Jody Wheeler and wife Nicole; sisters: Tammie Wheeler and friend Paul Osbourne, Joan Marche and husband Robert, brother-in-law Ronnie Hughes and wife Cathy; sisters-in-law Barb Sparkes and friend John Staples, Diane Styles and Debbie Megalizzi; mother-in-law Audrey Megalizzi and husband Tony, father-in-law Ronald and Brenda Hughes; also special friend Gary Sparkes; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father Austin Wheeler on Feb. 24, 1996, grandparents: Thomas and Elizabeth Wheeler and Patrick and Theresa Hickey. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, January 11th, 7-9 p.m., Sunday, January 12th, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star Of The Sea in Benoit's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers and donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

ELLSWORTH, Eli
Rocky Harbour
April 9, 1911 - January 10, 2003

Passed away Friday, January 10, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, Eli Ellsworth in his 92nd year. Eli was predeceased by his wife Effie Ellsworth. He is survived by 13 children: Karanza White, Samuel Ellsworth (Shirley), Catherine Decker (George), Lloyd Ellsworth (Ruby), Leonard Ellsworth (Margaret) of Rocky Harbour, Ruby Hillier (Norman) of Corner Brook, Russell Ellsworth (Caroline), Noel Ellsworth (Corrine) of Stephenville, Sarah Payne (Lawrence) of Cow Head, Mildred House of Hawkes Bay, Dorothy Sheppard (Clarence) of Halifax, Woodrow Ellsworth (Janet) of Truro, NS, Marion Butt (Walter) of Fort McMurray, AB; 52 grandchildren, 66 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; brother Rendall & Yula; sisters: Edith, Melvina & Rendall, Rosie & Albert, Agnes, Beulah & Gerald. Special thanks to doctors and staff of St. George's Long Term Care, Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville and The Bonne Bay Health Centre. You will be sadly missed by family, friends and loved ones. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m., from The Salvation Army Citadel in Rocky Harbour, Major Frank Johnson officiating, followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Pond Road, Rocky Harbour Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

JEFFERIES, Ross L.
It is with great sorrow that the family of the late Ross Jefferies wishes to inform you that on Sunday January 12, 2003 he passed away very peacefully in Peterborough, Ontario after a very short battle with liver cancer. Ross was born in Deer Lake, Newfoundland on April 1, 1941 to the late Dorcas and Arthur Jefferies. He was the loving husband of Louise Jefferies for 39 years. He was the devoted father of Lori, Peter and Leigh Ann Jefferies and the World's Greatest Papa to Sara Jefferies-McLean. Ross was "little brother" to Earl (Maryann) Jefferies, Merriam (the late Garfield) Stuckless, Merle (Duncan) Osbourne, Grace (the late Ward) Serrick, and Jean (the late Harry) O'Hare. He will be sadly missed by more family members than we can even list. As was his wishes, he was totally surrounded by his family when he gently passed on. He was cremated, and a very private family service was held on Saturday January 18, 2003.
Contributed by Alan Dell, Ontario


Tuesday, January 14, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUDDEN, Virtue
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, on Sunday, January 12, 2003 Virtue Budden at the age of 89 years. She leaves to mourn her five sons: Gerald (Phyllis) Head, St. George's; Michael (Jeanetta) Head, Grande Cache, Alberta; David Hedd, Pollard's Point; Roy (Bernice) Head, Kippens; Pius (Jeanne) Hedd, Barrie, Ontario; brother Hedley (Jean) Hynes, Ottawa, Ontario; 33 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren and a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Archibald and Tamar Hynes, husbands: Lawrence Head (August 4, 1964) and Alfred Budden (October 24, 1991), brothers: Watson Hynes, George Hynes and William Hynes, sisters: Mary-Jane Hynes, Lily Hynes and Geraldine Hynes, four children: one child (son) at birth, Archibald Head, Gordon Head and George Head. The family will be receiving friends from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Pollard's Point, beginning Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 15th at 1:00 p.m., Reverend Barter officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

JONES, Frederick David
Toronto, Ontario
Formerly of Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Jones announce his passing at the Humber River Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at the age of 68. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughters: Debbie (Rod) of Toronto, Sherry of Stephenville and Karen (David) of Toronto, Ontario; brothers: Walter (Carol) of Corner Brook, Harry (Marie) of Pasadena, Robert (Shirley), Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, sisters: Dorothy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Mary Wild Fong of Kitchener-Waterloo; grandchildren: Christopher (Leanne), Karen (Steve), Danny and Samantha; great grandchildren: Jenna, Joshua, and Zakori. Also leaving to mourn are a large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bernice (Bun), three infant sons: Dereck, Patrick, and Gary; parents: Samuel & Elizabeth; brothers: Cornelius, Lloyd and Bill; sisters: Alice and Providence. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today between the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

SIMMONDS, Vera Marie
West Bay Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera Marie Simmonds announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 12, 2003 at the age of 55 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Henry and four sons: Maurice Simmonds, Rudy Simmonds, both of Prince Edward Island, Calvin Simmonds and Samuel Vernon Simmonds, both of West Bay Centre and two daughters: Iris Simmonds of Peterborough, Ontario, Madonna Simmonds of West Bay Centre and four sisters, two brothers, three granddaughters, one grandson and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Tuesday (after 2:00 P.M.). Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, January 15th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

REID, Mary Bernice
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Bernice Reid announce her passing on Monday, January 13, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; sons Louis (Madonna) of South Branch, Wilfred (Anita) of Corner Brook, Gerard (Joy), Gary all of Ontario and Larry (Brenda) of Mount Pearl. Daughters: Mary (James) Crocker of Alberta, Barbara (William) O'Quinn of Walbush, and Mary (Fintain) St. Croix of South Branch. 31 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren. Sisters Jean, Norah and Marg, brothers June, Clare, Jerry and George. And a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Edgar, parents Dermont and Uphimia, sister Ethel and brothers Bill, Frank and Joe. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Ave. on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Camacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association or to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Wednesday, January 15, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GILLIS, Thomas Michael
St. Fintan's, NL
September 24, 1925 - January 13, 2003

Passed away on Monday, January 13, 2003 at his family residence after a lengthy illness, Thomas Michael Gillis at the age of 77 years. He will be remembered as a loving husband, doting father/grandfather and a generous friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Marie (nee MacDonald); sons: Damien (Paulette) and Gyles (Carol Payne), St. John; Cassidy, Loch Leven; daughters: Diane (Dave) Lecomte, Atlanta, Georgia; Rosalie and Michelle, St. John's; Mary Anne (Leslie) Allison, Columbus, Texas; Sheila (Darren) Jackson, Cold Lake, AB; Victoria, St. Fintan's; grandchildren: Heather, Jasmine, John, Sarah, Jordan, Mac, Lee and Rebecca; brothers-in-law: John MacPherson, George (Genieve) MacDonald, Allan (Bernice) MacDonald; sisters-in-law: Bernice Gillis, Maude Gillis, Theresa (Joe) MacPherson, Marg (Dave) Worrell, Rita Allen, Rose (Cas) Mol, Cecilia (George) Gillam, Cal MacDonald, Maudie, Isabelle and Gladys MacDonald, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary Gillis, brothers: Donald (Mary), John, Martin, Michael and William, sisters: Imelda, Dorothy Gillis (Ed), Isabelle Hynes (Clyde), Ann Beaver (Lee) and Molly MacPherson, brothers-in-law: Richard, Daniel, William and Michael MacDonald, and sister-in-law Ethel MacDonald. The family will be receiving friends from St. Columcille Roman Catholic Church in St. Fintan's, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 12 noon, followed by the funeral service on Thursday, January 16th at 2:00 p.m., Father Terry Boland and Father Aidan Devine officiating, with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Highlands. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
"May he rest in peace"

PAYNE, Amadore Lemuel David
Corner Brook (Formerly of Rocky Harbour)
July 30th, 1949 - January 13th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amadore Lemuel David Payne announce his passing on Monday, January 13th, 2003 in his 53rd year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Valma; his son Vincent; four daughters: Victoria, Diane, Sherry and Jeannie; his step-daughter Lindsey; four grandchildren: Thomas, Chance, Phalieshia and Issac; his brothers: Max (Wanda) of Rocky Harbour, Lloyd of Nova Scotia, Ron (Vera) of Cormack, Leonard (Ruby); his sisters: Phoebe (Wallace) Brake of Corner Brook, Hughena (Kevin) Wight of Rocky Harbour, Debbie (Brian) Carr of Rocky Harbour. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son David and his parents Ruby and Clarence Payne. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Rocky Harbour today, Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Major May 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"


Thursday, January 16, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LEROUX, Vida Olga
Deer Lake
October 24th, 1916 - January 14th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vida Olga Leroux announce her passing on Tuesday, January 14th, 2003 at the Interfaith Home in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Ruby (Jimmy) Davis of Memphis, Tennessee, Jean Barry (Billie Bennett) of Corner Brook, Jerry (Dallace), Harry (Shirley Short) both of Deer Lake and Wayne (Lynn) of Alcona Beach, Ontario; her son-in-law Bob Raike of Winnipeg, Manitoba; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law Calvin and Joy Wheeler of Deer Lake; five sisters-in-law: Becky Saunders, Selma Bayly, Pearl Wilton, Ursula Hewitt and Edna Leroux; her brother-in-law Peter Leroux of Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Pearce and daughter Shirley Raike. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday 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, flowers or donations to the church building fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HAWKINS, Simon
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Simon Hawkins announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Philomena and his son, Alphonsus Hawkins of Stephenville Crossing and two daughters: Ann Marie (Derek) White and Lorraine (Robert) Bennett, all of Stephenville Crossing and one brother, William (Madonna) Hawkins of Stephenville Crossing and four sisters: Blanche Swyers, Bernadette Hynes, Mammie Young, Margaret (Yves) Lucas, all of Stephenville Crossing and five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, January 17th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

YOUNG, Mary
Deer Lake
November 1th, 1935 - January 15th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Young announce her passing on Wednesday, January 15th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 68th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving father, John; three sons: Gary (Tammy), Kenneth (Sheila) and Tony; one daughter, Ruth (Ray) Leonard; eleven grandchildren: Shaunalee, Gary Jr., Tara-Ann, Tammy, Dakota, Brandy (Claude) Guy, Kenneth Jr., Kyle, Kerry (Denise), Kimberly, and Tony Jr., three great grandchildren: Cole, Alysa and Hannah; two daughters-in-law Wavey Moores and Annetta Young; two brothers: Louis Young and Lawrence Young; four sisters: Veronica (Bill) Martin, Genevieve (Hillard) Young, Olive (Otto) Lewis and Eileen (Roy) Penney; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Maureen and son James and her mom Kathleen Glode Young. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church with Father Devine officiating. Cremation to follow. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, January 17, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GOODLAND, Hilda
Steady Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Goodland announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her brother, Arthur (Mary) Gallant of Vancouver, British Columbia and four sisters: Mary (Dola) Ryan of Stephenville, Sarah Fitzpatrick of St. John's, Mary (Junior) Murphy of Franklin, W. VA., Agnes Gallant of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Goodland and her parents, Andrew and Anne Gallant, her sister, Genevieve Paillé and her brother, Gerard Gallant. 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 18th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place on Sunday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m. at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BURRY, Thomas Nathaniel
Little Rapids

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Burry announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his five children Lucille (Alan) Yates of Toronto, Lexine Burry of Corner Brook, William (Virginia) Burry of Corner Brook, Sonia (Ron) Gibbon of Thorould, Ontario and Anna Burry of St. Mary's, their mother Loretta (Rita) Dwyer of Corner Brook. Grandchildren Angelina and Garrett, and a brother Howard, and a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by a brother August and a sister Onslo. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at First United Church on Saturday, January 19, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The Canadian Diabetic Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

PRITCHETT, Gerald Benjamin (Gerry)
Gander, NL
1947-2003

Passed away suddenly, Tuesday, January 14, 2003 in Sarasota, Florida Gerald Pritchett at the age of 55. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Connie Pritchett; children Christopher and Christina, mother Elsie Pritchett, sister Gaye Pritchett, mother and father-in-law Edward and Lucy Collins; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, numerous friends, employees and business associates. He was predeceased by his father Benjamin James Pritchett. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 20 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Martin's Cathedral, Gander, Reverend John Meade officiating, followed by the interment at All Saints Anglican Cemetery Receiving Vault. The family will be receiving friends at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 354 Water Street, Suite 217, St. John's, NL A1C 1C4. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made online at www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Savannah Shae-Lynn
"Sweet Baby Angel"
January 6-13, 2003

With heavy hearts, the family of Savannah Shae-Lynn Penney announce her passing at the Janeway Child Health Centre on January 13, 2003, at the age of 7 days. Savannah will be ever loved and remembered by parents Laurel and Greg Penney, brothers Jared and Cameron, and sister Adrienne. She will be sadly missed by maternal grandparents Walker and Nancy Merritt, and great-grandmother Eileen Kilpatrick of Upham, New Brunswick, and paternal grandparents, George and Myrtle Penney of Mount Pearl. Left to mourn with loving hearts are aunts and uncles Debbie Merritt, Reggie and Donna Merritt, Richard and Melissa Merritt, and David and Sharon Penney, as well as cousins Sarah Kingston, Heather, Juliah, and Mark Penney. Many great aunts, uncles, and cousins share the family's sorrow, not to mention extended family and numerous friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, January 17th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 18th, at 4:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, with Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the Janeway Child Health Centre, in recognition of the wonderful care Savannah received during her brief visit on the NICU.

In loving hands, since the hour of her birth,
Forever loved for her brief stay on earth,
A few precious days to make memories in,
A lifetime of love for Savannah Shae-Lynn.

WATKINS, Maxwell Nelson
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Watkins announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday January 15, 2003, at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are the mother of his six children, Margaret F. Watkins, twenty two years married. Sons: Terry Watkins and wife Traci, Tim Watkins, Trevor Watkins and wife Kathy, and Trent Watkins and fiancee Tammy. Daughters: Donna Watkins and fiancee Henry, Velma Swyer and husband Aubrey; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Max will be also survived by his current wife Marina Watkins of fifteen years. Five children: Rowina Andre, Brian Hewlett and wife Sharon, Craig Hewlett and his wife Linda, Gail and her husband Wayne Butler, and Dawn Hewlett; 9 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He will be also survived by his brothers and sisters: Jean Pretty, Ralph Rideout, Fay Critch, Fern Burt, Doreen Rideout, Ruth Lariviere, Elsie Breen, and Trixi Dawe. He is predeceased by his Mother Blanch Wheeler, brother George Rideout, and sister May Rideout. Visitation will take place Friday and Saturday, from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at The Salvation Army Temple on Sunday January 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Majors Larry and Valma Martin officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Memorial donations can be made to The Children's Wish Foundation or The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal or the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road 634-2500.


Saturday, January 18, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DOWNEY, Cyril Joseph
Holyrood (Former resident of Corner Brook & St. John's)
January 3, 1917 - December 26, 2002

Passed away suddenly on December 26, 2002. He leaves behind with cherished memories his wife of 55 years Gladys (nee Murphy); three sons: Michael of Gander, NL, Robert of Edmonton, AB, David (Heather) of Edmonton, AB; three daughters: Colleen (Glenn) Thistle of Corner Brook, NL, Christine (Allan) Pilotte of St. Albert, AB; Elizabeth (Patrick) Carroll of Seal Cove, NL; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He also leaves his two brothers: Gerald (Ilse) of Surrey, BC; Bernard (Ellen) of Carleton Place, ON; 4 sisters: Sr. Mary Liguori Downey of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, Mrs. Christina Griffen of Nainaimo, BC, Mrs. Margorie (John) Moroney of London, ON, Mrs. Theresa (George) Smith of Corner Brook, NL; 2 stepbrothers: William (Daphne) Callahan of St. John's, NL, James Callahan of St. John's, NL, and 2 stepsisters: Bridget Callahan of California, USA and Rose Callahan of California, USA; one sister-in-law Mrs. Loretta Downey of Corner Brook, NL and one brother-in-law Gerald LePage of Ottawa, ON. Also numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. His life was celebrated at a vigil held at Dunphy's Funeral Home in Holyrood, NL. A mass of Christian Burial followed by interment was held on December 31, 2002 at Holy Cross R.C. Church, Holyrood. He will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege and honor to know and love him.

CHURCHILL, S. Isabel
Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 28, 2002, S. Isabel Churchill of Bay Roberts, age 65 years, retired teacher of some 25 years. Predeceased by her parents William and Dorothy Jean Churchill; brother William Frederick (Elizabeth Annie Mae) Churchill. Leaving to mourn brother Winston Isaac Churchill; aunt Doris Churchill (nee Badcock); many nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Josiah Noel conducted the funeral service at St. Matthew's Anglican Church and Cemetery, Bay Roberts on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002. Ms. Churchill began her teaching with the Bay of Islands-St. George's Integrated School Board at Broadway Elementary School in the early 1970's. In 1973 she was transferred to C. C. Loughlin Elementary School. She gave dedicated service to the students of C. C. Loughlin until she retired in 1986. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or cards of remembrance may be send to her brother, Winston Churchill, P. O. Box 1297, Bay Roberts, NL, A0A 1G0. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Moore's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts.

BIRTHS

CHADDERTON
IT'S A BOY!

Anthony and Linda Chadderton of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Michael Alan, on October 25, 2002, weighing in at a very healthy 9 lb. 9 oz. Michael is lucky to have a big sister, Laura, who is 3½. Proud grandparents are Keith and Christine Chadderton and Isabel (and the late Walter) Simms, all of Corner Brook. Great-grandparents are Chesley and Linda Taylor of Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Michael is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

ENGAGEMENT

PAYNE & PARK
Denise and Jerome Payne, as well as their daughter Kayla are proud to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter Kelly Katherine Payne, to Lee Justin Park, son of Viola and Ward Park of Cox's Cove on Dec. 25, 2002. Special greetings also from Lee's sister Cindy-Lee, Steve Park and special nephew Stephen. Congratulations and best wishes from all your family and friends.

MACDONALD & KROETSCH
Harvey and Maureen MacDonald are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Heather Marie to Andrew Edward, son of Edward and Lisa Kroetsch of Kitchener, Ontario. The wedding is scheduled for the 30th of June, 2003.

WEDDING

WARREN & KAVANAGH
Dougald and Margaret Warren of Stephenville have the honour to announce the marriage of their son Christopher to Leslie Kavanagh, daughter of Ann and the late Bob Kavanagh, St. John's, NL. The wedding took place on Friday, August 2, 2002 in Toronto. The happy couple reside in Toronto where both are employed.

BAILEY & COFFEY
Frank and Phyllis Bailey of Deer Lake are very pleased to announce the marriage of their only daughter Yolanda to B.J. Coffey, son of Bernard & Regina Coffey of St. Brides, NL. The wedding took place in Fort McMurray, AB on August 30, 2002. Congratulations from family and friends.


Monday, January 20, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

JONES, Calvin W.
Passed peacefully away at home on Saturday, January 18, 2003 Calvin, aged 74 years. Predeceased by parents William and Minnie, brothers Ronald and Bert. Left with fond and loving memories daughter Tammy (Rob) Kinsella, son Jamie (Ginelle Sheppard) and their mother Beverly, two brothers Harold (Marie) Corner Brook, Roy (Vale), Corner Brook, sisters Jean (Bob) Buckley, California, Phyllis (Ken) Rogan, Michigan, Bonnie (Charlie) Woloz of California, and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 10 - 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at 1 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations in Calvin's Memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

KEAN, Raymond Walter, 78
Corner Brook

Born in Hermit Cove, near Badger's Quay, Newfoundland, November 11, 1924, he was the youngest son of Samuel and Laura (Pinsent) Kean. A veteran of WWII, he served with the Royal Canadian Navy joining in 1942 and serving for the duration of the war. After the war, he worked in Ontario for a brief period before returning to Corner Brook to work with the former Townsite works department. He later worked with Bowater Newfoundland Limited, and Corner Brook Pulp and Paper. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, and a long-time member of Local 64 of the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. He was an ardent angler spending many hours on the Humber River at Big Falls. He was also a member of Salmon Preservation Association for the Waters of Newfoundland. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Elsie (Earle); daughter Gloria (Bill) Chaffey of Bedford, Nova Scotia; daughter Cynthia (Bill) Pike of Deer Lake, Newfoundland; son Gavin of Toronto, Ontario; son Greg (friend Diane Banks of Gillams), of Corner Brook; brothers Ken and Hubert (Josie) of Corner Brook; sister-in-law Nellie Earle, of Summerford, Notre Dame Bay; grandchildren Stephanie and Suzanne Pike, Jason and Nicole Chaffey; special little girl Sarah Banks. Donations in Ray's memory may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada or the Parkinson Society of Canada. Family Funeral. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

CORMIER, Lee Patrick
St. Theresa's, NL

Passed away suddenly, at his residence, on Saturday, January 18, 2003, Lee Cormier at the age of 43 years. He is survived by his mother, Rose, brothers: Leslie, Agustus (Eleanor Hawkins), Francis (Lorraine), Kevin (Irene), Jimmy (Annette), and Wesley, sisters: Eleanor Cormier (Bino Rostami), Marlene (Gary Bennett), Lillian (Pat Benoit), Margaret (Gerry Bennett), Leona Bursey, Bernice Cormier (Gordon Muise) and Theresa (Bud Kariski), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father Leo Cormier. Friends visited St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Flat Bay on Sunday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, January 20th, at 2:00 p.m., Fr. Areal Garcia officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Theresa's. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

STRICKLAND, Janet
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Health Science Centre on Friday, January 17, 2003, Mrs. Janet Strickland of St. Philips, in her 92nd year. She was predeceased by her husband Wilfred in 2000. She leaves to mourn 7 children: daughters Virtue Sharpe, St. Philips, Daphne Balboni, Boston, Pearl Purcell (Bruce), St. Philips, Emily Prince (Dave), Etobicoke; sons: Harold Squires (Daloris), St. Philips, Jacob Squires, Bell Island, Fred Squires (Debbie), Goulds; 3 stepsons: James Saunders, William Strickland (Alice), Rhuben Strickland; 2 sisters: Blanch Morgan and Queenie Tucker; 36 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing from 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 from Fillatre's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow in the Non-Denominational Cemetery, St. George's. Flowers gratefully accepted.

"Her weary hours and days of pain,
Her troubled nights are past,
In our aching hearts we know,
She's found sweet rest at last."

Tuesday, January 21, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BYRNE, Lawrence William
Irishtown, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Byrne announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, January 19, 2003 at the age of 96 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his four daughters: Isabel (Kevin Bishop), Corner Brook, Inez (Verdon Bennett), Fort Nelson, BC, Helen (Randy Blackwood) and Emma (Gene Wells), Irishtown; six sons: Bill (Kathleen), Leo (Lavern), Ralph (Vinnie), Fred (Judy), Clarence (Beryl), and Ronald, all residing in Irishtown, 27 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Veronica, December 18, 1994, and daughter Bridget Park and her husband Andy, 1999. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. from all Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Fr. Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

COOPER, William
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Cooper announce his passing on Saturday, January 18th, 2002 (should probably be 2003) at his family residence at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his step-children: Marvin (Vera) Youden, Glovertown, Marilyn Youden, Toronto and Sandra (Gilles) Corriveau, Ontario. Children: Marie (Harris) Sheppard, Labrador City, Wayne (Mildred) Cooper, Deer Lake and Glenda (Gary) Lodge, Ontario. 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his wife Joyce, March 19th, 1999, sisters Phoebe and Susie and brothers James, Harold and Arthur. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Sunday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from The Kingdom Hall with interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

STRICKLAND, Donald Frederick
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Strickland announce his passing on Monday, January 20th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Theresa Knott (Clary), Cambridge, ON, Mil Stever (Mark), Gordon Strickland (Elsa), Noel Strickland (Cynthia), Donald Strickland (Rhonda), all residing in Thunder Bay, ON, and Sandra Forsythe (Darrell), Calgary, AB; five grandchildren: Karla, Sarah, Heather, Karen and Alley; brothers: Ben (Joan), Corner Brook and Gerry (Cecilia), Reidville; sisters: Ruby, Gallants, Donna, Thunder Bay, Linda, Toronto, and sister-in-law Louise, Corner Brook, as well as numerous relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents William and Bertha Strickland, brothers, Albert, Reg and Kevin, sisters, Theresa and Margaret. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial visitation on Wednesday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. Edmund Camacho officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, January 22, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MacDONALD, Helen "Lorraine" (nee Surette)
Passed away peacefully, Sunday, January 19, 2003, Helen "Lorraine" MacDonald (Surette), of Granville Centre, Annapolis Co., following a long struggle with diabetes and complications of heart and kidney disease. She was born on February 10, 1949, and was raised in Sydney by her parents, the late Art and Helen (Corbett) Surette. She is survived by her husband Wayne Richard MacDonald, sons: John Arthur, Granville Centre and Chad Richard, Toronto. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Robert L. Hall Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. Memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 23, 2003 at St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Annapolis Royal. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 25, 2003 at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, Whitney Pier. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Kidney Foundation or to a charity of choice. On line condolences may be made at roberthall@funeralscanada.com

WHITE, Marie C.
255 Kippens Road, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie C. White announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, January 20, 2003 at the age of 66 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Reg and six sons: Eugene (Eleanor) White of Ontario, Tony (Cathy) White of Nova Scotia, Andy of Ontario, Lenny, Gerry and Timmy, all of Kippens and three brothers: Pascal (Lydia) Alexander, Joseph (Vera) Alexander, Gerry (Laverna) Alexander, all of Stephenville Crossing and two sisters: Kathleen (Raymond) O'Quinn of Alberta, Doris (Carmen) Kilburn of Fredericton, New Brunswick and three grandchildren: Patrick, Adam, Calvin and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Eunice Alexander and her brother, John. 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 23rd 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 accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

GREEN, Ivan (Bud)
The death of Ivan (Bud) Green of Dr. V.A. Snow Centre, Hampton, husband of the late Roberta F. (Duval) Green occurred on Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at his residence. Born September 19, 1916 in Western Bay, NL, he was the son of the late Dr. Thomas Milton and Clarice (Oldford) Green. After graduating from Macdonald College of McGill University with a degree in plant pathology, Mr. Green held the following positions: Assistant Director, Agriculture Division, Department of Natural Resources; Superintendent of the St. John's West Experimental Farm (presently Agriculture Canada, Research Station); self-employed contractor (Deer Lake); Agricultural Representative, and finally Crops Specialist for the Western Region of the province to his retirement in 1981. He was known particularly for his devotion to the field of botany, which he continued to foster throughout his varied career. Acknowledged as an authority, he was often consulted by his peers in both the provincial and federal public service. He is survived by his sons: Bruce (Linda) of Gardners Creek and James (Lois) of Saint John; grandchildren: Carle B. and Janice both of St. Martin's, Laura and Matthew both of Saint John; great grandson Zachary; brothers: William (Marjorie) of St. John's, NL and Bryant (Motee) of Kentville, NS; sisters: Jean Eastman of Montreal and Clarice Hutchinson of California; and several nieces and nephews. His wife Roberta, parents and brothers Thomas, Milton and McDonald predeceased him. By request there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held from the Chapel of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road, Saint John, NB, (506-646-2424) on Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment will take place in Black River United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations made to the Dr. V.A. Snow Centre.


Thursday, January 23, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

TILLER (Nee Hutchings), Frances (Aunt Fanny)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fanny Tiller announce her passing at The Corner Brook Interfaith Home For Seniors on Tuesday January 21, 2003 in her 87 year. She will be sadly missed by her 6 sons Samuel (Rosemary) of Boston, Garfield (Mary) of Corner Brook, Derek (Lucy) of Halifax, Lewis (Lisa) of Halifax, George (Dawne) of Vancouver, and Paul (Ruth) of Corner Brook. 5 daughters: Joan Kean of Badgers Quay, Isabel (Gordon) Budgell of Kings Point, Margaret (Peter) Carlos of Halifax, Violet Callahan of St. Catherine's, and Sharon (David) Higdon of Corner Brook. 39 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. Sisters Sadie Stickland, Effie Baldwin, Vera King, and Blanche (Jerry) Batson. Brother Clyde (Joan) Hutchings. Sister in law Nora Hutchings, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander, parents Alfred and Isabella Hutchings, brothers Garfield, George, and Lewis. Sons in law David Callahan and Abraham Kean. Fanny was a very active Soldier of The Salvation Army Temple and a member of the League of Mercy and Home League for many years. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road today from 7-9. Funeral services will take place from The Salvation Army Temple on Friday January 24, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Majors Larry and Valma Martin and Majors Lavern and Dixie Budgell officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The Salvation Army Tape Ministry or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road 634-2500.


Friday, January 24, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENNETT, Violet
St. Paul's
August 16th, 1937 - January 22nd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Bennett announce her passing on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 65th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Lloyd; her children: Ula (Rod) House of Daniel's Harbour, Paul (Odette) of Stephenville, Audrey (Scott) Smith, Hiram (Maureen) both of Mississauga, Ontario, Randy of St. Paul's, Leah (Dan) Bennett of Norris Point, Morgan (Carolyn) of St. Paul's, Gerald, Truman (Sharlene) both of Mississauga, Sherry (Shawn) Payne of Rocky Harbour and Tammy (Barry) Hefford of Barrie, Ontario; 25 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; her brothers and sisters: Rufus (Joyce), Thomas (Juanita), Myles (Norah), Dennis (Sandra), Peter (Patsy), Glen (Sherry), Rhonda (Bob), Jean, Massie (Glen), Madonna (Danny), Sharon (Gary), Bertha (Ed), Iris (Seymore), Gail (Wilfred), Mary (Larry) and Anthony (Bev). Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Eunice Payne and Garfield and Mary Bennett, her brothers, Llewelyn, Wilfred, Anthony, Graham, Enos and Josiah. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in St. Paul's today, Friday and Saturday where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. With Rev. James Pratt 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"


Saturday, January 25, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUTT, Austin Glen
Passed away peacefully, in his 79th year, in Cowansville, Quebec, on Saturday, January 11, 2003. A World War II veteran, in the 59th Newfoundland Regiment, Royal Artillery, who proudly served his country in Great Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Beloved husband for 58 years to British war bride, Brenda Audrey (nee Butenshaw). He will be sadly missed by his six children: Richard (Judy), Lynda (Bruce), Stephen, Dale (Chris), Cindy (Michael) and John (Louise) and four grandchildren: Matthew, Alex, Marcus and Georgia. Also left to grieve are sisters: Lynda (USA); Bernice (Carl) (USA); Ivy (British Columbia); and in Newfoundland, Mildred (Roy), Ada (Ted), several cousins and special niece Shirley (Newman) Hicks of Heatherton. A memorial will be held at a future date in Foster, Quebec in the spring.
Rest peacefully.

PARSONS, Beatrice
Rocky Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Parsons announce her passing on Thursday, January 23rd, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point at the age of 65 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Benjamin, four sons: Byron (Loretta), Cormack, Bryant (Linda), Roger (Gloria) and Bill (Myrtle) all of Fort McMurray; 4 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; mother Dora Organ; brothers: Bill Bryant, and John; sisters: Minette, Pearl, Mona, Frances and Audrey; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father John in 1966. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Pond Road, Rocky Harbour today from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour with Rev. John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

WILLIAMS, Agnes Loretta (nee Parsons)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Thursday, January 23rd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Agnes Loretta Williams at the age of 73. She will be sadly missed by her brother Leo Parsons, sister Eileen Parsons; children: Rose Rowsell (Victor), Sheila Williams, Nellie McWhirter (Rod), Dianne Matthews, Steve Williams, Eileen Matthews (Richard); grandchildren: Tracy, Jason, Pamela, Christa, Mark, Bill, Ellen, Ron, Betty, Brad, Janice; 10 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Williams in 1999, brother Bill Parsons and sister Sadie Parsons. The funeral service will be held Monday, January 27th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WIGHT, George Hubert
George Hubert Wight
, loving daddy to daughters Dana and Liette, passed away peacefully in Williams Lake, BC on January 22, 2003 after a short illness. Born March 18, 1938 in Deer Lake. George was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, golf and gardening. Working his way up from junior accountant to successful mine manager, George gave many years of dedicated service in the mining industry in Newfoundland, Quebec, the Yukon, Ontario and British Columbia. Active in his community of Big Lake Ranch, BC, George had many friends from all walks of life. George will be sadly missed by siblings: Ralph, Milton, Mildred, Ross, Lily, Pearl, Bill and Dave, by his loving daughters: Dana Kayal (Yousef) and Liette Wilson (Don) and by his six grandchildren: Jared and Alexa Kayal, and Mariah, Josiah, Ariane and Tévan Wilson, as well as by many cousins, nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his brother Ray and his daughter Deidre. A special thank you to Dr. Patel and the staff at Caribou Memorial Hospital who filled George's last days with kindness and who laughed at all his jokes. An extra special thank you to his nurse Angel for her gentleness and respect. A celebration of George's life will be held at the Big Lake Community Hall on Sunday, January 26, 2003. Donations in George's memory may be made to Big Lake Volunteer Fire Department, (250) 243-0060, Box 105, Big Lake, BC, V0L 1G0.

CAINES, Myrtle
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NL (Formerly of Birchy Head)

Passed away Thursday, January 23rd, 2003 at the Interfaith Home, Myrtle Caines at the age of 86. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Pearl Patey and Dorothy Walters; sons-in-law: Don Patey and Wally Walters; granddaughters: Janet Young, Karen Webster (Chris), Susan LeDrew (Donald), Donna Patey (Andy), grandson Todd MacLeod; great grandsons: Richard and David Young; a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many special friends and nurses at the Interfaith Home. She was predeceased by her husband Ambrose Caines, March 11, 1983. The funeral service will be held Sunday, January 26thth at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Birchy Head, Reverend Jonathan Rowe officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon; and friends may visit the Anglican Church, Birchy Head Saturday from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Interfaith Home or the Church of The Resurrection Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WEDDING

BENNETT - CAMMIE
Mildred & Trevor Bennett of Steady Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter Lisa to John, son of Daniel and Leverne Cammie of Benoit's Cove. Wedding took place August 8, 2002. Officiating was Rev. Archbishop Payne and Father Gale. Organist: Gary Graham. Special thanks to Rev. Gosse, the Bridal Party: Maid of Honor was Candace Austin. Bridesmaids were Beverley Allen, Donna Bellows, Diane Bennett, Kim Bennett, Jennifer Rowe. Best Man was Jeff Cammie. Groomsmen were Chad Allen, Jim Bennett, Noel Bennett, Paul Bennett, Darren Locke. Flowergirl Lindsay-Ann Bellows, Ringbearer Will Bennett. Thanks to family and friends who helped out. The happy couple now resides in Corner Brook, NL.

ENGAGEMENT

TOMS & GILLARD
Mrs. Daisy Bennett would like to announce the engagement of her sister Marial Ann Xaveria Toms of Vancouver, B.C. to Allan Francis Robert Gillard of Corner Brook, NL on December 25th, 2002. The wedding is scheduled for the 30th of April 2003 in Victoria, B.C. Congratulations, love and best wishes from her sister Daisy and all your family and friends.


Monday, January 27, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DOWNEY, Loretta Raymond (Burkie)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 25, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, LORETTA DOWNEY at the age of 81. She will be lovingly remembered by her 8 children: Paul Downey (Wanda), Joanne Downey, Catherine Downey, Maude Downey, Ellen Power (Russ), Raymond Downey (Cathy), Joseph Downey, Roderick Downey (Cheri); 25 grandchildren: Sarah, Adam, Natalia, Natasha, Tonya, Seamus, Megan, Michael, Chauncey, Rebecca, Brian, Nathaniel, Vanessa, Maura, Margot, Melissa, Nicole, Renee, Kristen, Jessie, Kyle, Danielle, Beth, Luke, Eve; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Downey, 1981, son Brian Downey, 1956, brother Jim, sisters: Kay, May, Ellen and Zita. The funeral mass will be held Tuesday, January 28th at 10:30 a.m. at The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at The Townsite Cemetery, Montgomery Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the PACEC c/o The Pan African Children's Fund, 411 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02124 or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed, or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BAILEY, Ada Clara (Cull) nee Rose
Pynn's Brook
Aug. 9th, 1931 - Jan. 25th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada Clara Bailey announce her passing on Saturday, January 25th, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 71st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Eldon. Three sons: Robert (Glendine) of Deer Lake, Randy (Brenda) of Fort McMurray, and Rick (Sandra) of Pasadena. One daughter Debbie (Derrick) Bingle of Deer Lake. Ten grandchildren, Sherry (Joe) Ryan, Tracey (Paul) Kendell, Connie (Shawn) Taylor, Amanda Cull, Deidre (Peter) Macintyre, Dawn Bingle, Jamie Cull, Jordan Cull, Amy Cull and Brent Cull. Three step grandchildren: Kirt, Rory and Kristin. Five great grandchildren, Kyle, Rebecca, Gracie, Katie and Makayla. One sister Ivy Elms of Ontario. Her mother-in-law Mary Bailey. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Thomas Cull, her parents Eunice and George Rose, sister Ann Winsor and brother Ira Rose. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Dialysis Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

IVANY, Florence
11 Maxwell Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Ivany announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, January 25, 2003 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Leonard (Irene) Ivany of Kippens, Junior (Mona) Ivany of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Ambrose (Sandy) Ivany of Lakeview, Nova Scotia and two daughters: Joan (Willis) Stuckless of Alton, Ontario, Ethelwyn (Wayne) Fleming of Stephenville and one brother, Fred (Ruth) Parsons of Windsor, and three sisters: Maude Healey, Olive Griffen, both of Windsor, Sade (William) Caravan of Grand Falls and nineteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild, special friend, Violet Young of Twillingate and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Ambrose Ivany and her son, Robert Ivany and brother, Bill Parsons and her parents: George and Julia Parsons. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Sunday. Her remains were forwarded to Central Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor for visitation on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Windsor with interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery in Windsor. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Salvation Army Building Fund in Stephenville.

LUCAS, Eve
Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing

We regret to announce the passing of Mr. Eve Lucas on Friday, January 24th, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, in his 81st year. Left to mourn are his wife, Margaret; daughters: Genevieve (Fred Carson), Stephenville Crossing, Patricia (Raymond Connock), St. John's, Anne Marie (Terrance Connock), Stephenville Crossing, Margaret Rose (Alphonse Spurvey), Burlington Ont., Kathleen (Francis Sheppard), St. John's, Carolyn (Hughie Blanchard), Stephenville Crossing, Eileen (Guy Young), St. John, N.B., and Marina (Gilbert Curnew), Stephenville Crossing, sons: Kevin (Bernice) Lucas, Stephenville Crossing, Ted Lucas, Stephenville Crossing, Gregory (Diane) Lucas, Toronto, Ont., Calvin Lucas, St. John's, Byron (Penny) Lucas, Stephenville Crossing and Brian (Lisa) Lucas, Stephenville Crossing; sisters: Kathleen (Mark Fowler), California, Marina Lasofski, Montana, and Veronica Beck, Burlington, Ont., brothers: Bert Lucas and Reginald Lucas, both of Stephenville Crossing; 32 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Mr. Lucas was predeceased by his parents, Abraham and Irene, son Andrew, daughter Isabel, brothers: Anthony, William, Abe and Alcid, sisters: Rita, Mary, Dot and Theresa and grandson Brian. Visitation for the late Mr. Lucas will be held Monday, January 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, West St., Stephenville Crossing. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Assumption, Stephenville Crossing, Father Areal Garcia officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be accepted, or donations to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation, or a charity of one's choice.


Tuesday, January 28, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BELL, Marie
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25th, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, Marie Bell in her 64th year. Beloved wife of Sidney. Loving mother of Robert Bugden (Sandy). Dear grandmother of Alexander. Sister of Nancy Bugden (Molwlyn Wight), Alma (Garry Phillips), Norma (Gerry Boulet), Maxine (the late Kevin Hall), George Bugden and Roland Bugden (Joan). Friends may call at Oshawa Funeral Service "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, February 1st at 2:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

WHITE, A. Merrill
Corner Brook, NL
WW2 Veteran / Royal Navy
Merchant Marine

Passed away Saturday, January 25th, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre, A. MERRILL WHITE at the age of 87. He will lovingly be remembered by his wife Irene; 5 children: Gloria Byrne (Pat), Stephen White, George White (Ruth), Betty MacDonald (Ken), Elaine Clarke (Bert); grandchildren: Patrick, Matthew, Shawn, Irene, Jacinda, Aaron, Jeremy and Stephen and their mother Pauline White, Scott and Heather, great grandchild Danielle; and a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Stephen and Rossalie White, infant brother Sidney, sister Minnie Stratton, brothers: Bazil and Sid, daughter-in-law Eileen White. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of Newfoundland and Labrador or the DVA Unit C/O The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, Corner Brook, NL. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
LEST WE FORGET

BARRY, Lawrence (Larry)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Barry announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday January 27, 2003 at the age of 65. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his common law wife of 31 years Violet Young of Corner Brook; sons: Tony of Toronto, Glen (Jackie) of Calgary, Alberta, Michael of Toronto, Terry Young (Natasha) of Irishtown and Donald Young of Toronto; daughters: Margaret (Joe) Vokey of Corner Brook, Elizabeth Young of Toronto and Amanda Young of Corner Brook; ten grandchildren; five sisters: Cora, Edna, Marie, Hannah and Shirley and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Margaret and Michael Duffy and a son Todd. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday January 29, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Family flowers only, donations can be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

LEE, Thomas Patrick Jr.
July 16, 1946 - January 23, 2003
Prince George, B.C.
Formerly of Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Tommy announce his sudden passing on Thursday January 23rd at the age of 56. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife and friend Linda (Garnot); sons: Terry and Lonnie, the joy of his life his grandson Jordon, all of Prince George, B.C.; his beloved mother Mrs. Gertrude Lee; brothers: Gerard (Lolly), Rome, Leonard (Elizabeth), Patrick (Florence), Peter (Mary) all of Corner Brook, John (Elizabeth) of Bedford, N.S., Dermot (Collette) of Hamilton, ON and Kevin (Angie) of Fort St. James, B.C.; sisters: Deborah, Theresa, Imelda Lee - Warren (Cecil), Veronica Price (Fred), Madonna Simmons (Carl), Marie Wyatt (Karl), Bernadette Hughes (Robert) of Mt. Pearl, NL, Suzanne Culhane (William), Bridgewater, N.S., Elizabeth Arnold (Joe), Downers Grove Ill., Geraldine Field (David), Montreal, Quebec. He also leaves to mourn members of the Garnot Family in B.C. and many nieces, nephews and friends. Tommy was predeceased by his Dad (Thomas Patrick Sr.), brother Ronald, sister Elaine, nephews Jeffrey Simmons and Zachary Park. Funeral services are under the direction of Assmans Funeral Chapel Ltd. Funeral service of Christian Burial to be held at Sacred Heart Church in Prince George on January 31, 2003 with cremation to follow. A memorial will be held for Tommy at Holy Redeemer Parish on Monday February 3, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made in Tommy's honour to a charity of one's choice.
Your love & honour will be missed by all, Rest in the arms of Jesus.

BAILEY, Ada Clara (Cull) nee Rose
Pynn's Brook
Sept. 8th, 1931 - Jan. 25th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada Clara Bailey announce her passing on Saturday, January 25th, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 71st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Eldon. Three sons: Robert (Glendine) of Deer Lake, Randy (Brenda) of Fort McMurray, and Rick (Sandra) of Pasadena. One daughter Debbie (Derrick) Bingle of Deer Lake. Ten grandchildren: Sherry (Joe) Ryan, Tracy (Paul) Kendell, Connie (Shawn) Taylor, Amanda Cull, Deidre (Peter) Macintyre, Dawn Bingle, Jamie Cull, Jordan Cull, Amy Cull and Brett Cull. Three step grandchildren: Kirt, Rory and Kristin. Five great grandchildren: Kyle, Rebecca, Gracie, Katie and Makayla. One sister Ivy Elms of Ontario. Her mother-in-law Mary Bailey. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Thomas Cull, her parents Eunice and George Rose, sister Ann Winsor and brother Ira Rose. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake today Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Dialysis Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Wednesday, January 29, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

ALLEN, James M.
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 28th, 2003 at the Interfaith Home James M. Allen in his 92nd year. He will be lovingly remembered by his family: daughter, Helen Vincent, son-in-law Walter, sons: Aubrey Allen, daughter-in-law Phyllis, Gerald Allen, daughter-in-law Shirley (Betty); 8 grandchildren: Colin, Nirece, Christopher, Shane, Debbie, Cathy, Blaire, Allison; 10 great grandchildren: Justin, Sharmane, Myles, Shakira, Anissa, Michael, Jennifer, Stephanie, Tyler, Aaron; sisters-in-law: Jessie Allen, Meta Allen, Cavell Allen; brothers-in-law: Jim Allen (Alma), Robert Allen (Melicia), Alfred Rose; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Maria in 1991, brothers Bob and Elijah Allen, sister Elizabeth Suley. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 30th at 2:00 p.m. from The Memorial United Church, Curling Street, Mary Brenson 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 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Memorial United Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

NEVILLE, John
Pasadena, NL

Passed away Monday, January 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, John Neville at the age of 85. He will be lovingly remembered by his children: Kevin Neville (Karen), Linda Gilbert (Norm), Paul Neville (Allison), Sharon Neville and special friend Jim, Beverly Callahan (Bill), John Neville (Patricia), Helen Seaward (deceased), (Bruce); 12 grandchildren: John, Tara, Lynne, BJ, Chris, Joey, Jessica, Mary-Ann, Billy, John, Jerrica and Jake; special friend Wilena Howe, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mazie and youngest daughter Helen. The funeral mass will be held Thursday, January 30th at 10:30 a.m. from The Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Pasadena, Father Peddle officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may visit the Holy Rosary Church in Pasadena, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"And by this we know that He abides in us, by the spirit He has given us." #1 John 3:24

MAYNARD, Pte. Steven Wallace
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pte. Steven Maynard announce his passing on Saturday January 18th, 2003 in Brandon, Manitoba at the age of 22 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his father Bill, step mother Janice House, mother Sheila Gould, grandmother Eliza Maynard, grandfather Wallace and step grandmother Emma (Ommie) Maynard, nan and pop House, aunts and uncles Tom (Gracie) Evie Maynard, Jean (David) Carter, Guy (Wendy) John (Ella) Gould, Claude (Tina) Cornick, Marilyn (Dennis), Margaret (Dave), Junior (Joan), John (Viney), Holly (Don), Janet (Wilfred), Dion (Cindy), cousins, Aaron, Byron, Kyle, Cliff, Dawn, Art (Amanda), Nicole (Boyd), Charlene (Sheldon), Charmaine, Kristen, Kristel, Cheryl (Wayne), Tara, Sandy, Tyler, Jadean, Shandy, Alyssa, Dino, Diven, Candace, Shane, Braden, Claudia, Cameron, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother BJ, grandparents Guy and Rita Gould, uncle Walter Gould, best friend Rocky Coles. The family received friends from Bethel Pentecostal Church in Hawkes Bay on Thursday and Friday from where funeral service took place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Jason Haggstrom officiating. Cremation followed interment was held on Monday, January 27th at 3:00 p.m. at the Interfaith Cemetery Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted, or donations can be made to the CNIB. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Port au Coix. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, January 30, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HALL, Mary Clare (Nee: Taaffe)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, MARY CLARE HALL, with gratitude for her long and happy life of 93 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Dolores Hall, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Margaret Dahms (Armin), Portland, Oregon, Catherine Carter (Randy), Ottawa, Ontario, grandchildren: Lisa Carter, David Carter, Ottawa, Ontario; with loving memories she will be missed by her special nieces and nephews, sisters and brother-in-law. She was predeceased by her loving husband J. Wallace Hall, September 29, 1989, son John Hall, 1939; parents and 3 brothers and 3 sisters. The funeral mass will be held Saturday, February 1st at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue; followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 & 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.

McISAAC, Angus
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Angus McIsaac announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Barbara, five daughters: Michele (Clifton) Young of Piccadilly, Lisa Hinks of Stephenville, Myra (Doug) Milley of Stephenville, Lynn (Vince) Otterson of Ontario, Ashley McIsaac of Alberta; four sons: Ernie (Helen) McIsaac of Ontario, Tony (Trudy) McIsaac of Piccadilly, Dwayne (Andrea) McIsaac of Nova Scotia, Nelson (Vicki) of Piccadilly and eight grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Father Patry at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly on Friday, January 31, 2003 at 2:00 p.m.

BRAKE, Bert
Corner Brook
1957 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertram Brake announce his passing at his family residence on Tuesday January 28, 2003 at the age of 45. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Juanita (nee Christopher); two sons: Adam and David all of Corner Brook; parents Bert and Isabel Brake; sisters: Lori (John) Vietch and Lynn (Ed) Hynes; brother Peter (Bobby) Brake; grandfather Wallace Simmons all of Corner Brook; mother-in-law Florence Christopher; sister-in-law Valory (John) Boland; brothers-in-law: Blaine (Betty) Christopher, Tyler Christopher, Fred (Tanis) Christopher all of Corner Brook, Jordan (Sandy) Christopher of St. John's and Darryl (Aggie) Christopher of British Columbia and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special friends Ruth and Dave Martin of St. John's. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at St. Michael's Anglican Church on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Pierce officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to The Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Friday, January 31, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HALL, Mary Clare (Nee: Taaffe)
Corner Brook, NL

With gratitude for her long and happy life of 93 years, the family of Mary Clare Hall announce her passing on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Dolores Hall, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Margaret Dahms (Armin), Portland, Oregon, Catherine Carter (Randy), Ottawa, Ontario and her grandchildren: Lisa and David Carter, of Ottawa, Ontario; she also leaves her special nieces and nephews, four sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law. She was predeceased by her loving husband J. Wallace Hall, in 1989, infant son John F. Hall; her parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, February 1st at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue; followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

CROMPTON, Mary
Frenchman's Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Crompton announce her passing at the London University Hospital on Sunday, January 26, 2003 at the age of 61. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband David, son Colin (Sarah), daughter Assunta (Peter), grandchildren Andre and Simone. Brothers Robert (Geraldine) Webb and Joseph (Dallas) Webb. Sisters Maxine Shirley and Carol Dobbin; sister-in-law Wanda Webb. Several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Ronald and Clara Webb, and a brother Andrew. Funeral services will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, 167 Country Road on Saturday, February 1, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. with Major Frank Johnson officiating. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

WISEMAN, Elsie V. (nee Cook)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie V. Wiseman announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 29th, 2003 in her 57th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her family: husband Bill Wiseman of Corner Brook; two daughters Sonya Bulgin (Patrick) and Sherrie Follett (Steve) both of Lloydminster, Alberta; one precious granddaughter Danielle Bulgin of Lloydminster, Alberta; mother Alice Cook of Newtown, NL; three brothers: Rex Cook (Margaret), Corner Brook, Terry Cook (Jo-Anne), Lloydminster, Alberta, Derek Cook of Newtown, NL; sisters-in-law: Cynthia Whiteway (Harold), Corner Brook, Joy Ralph (Derrick), Fort McMurray; brothers-in-law: Dave Wiseman (Kay), Randell Wiseman (Diane), both of Corner Brook; father-in-law Edward Wiseman, Corner Brook; five nieces: Shelly, Kimberley, Nicolle, Kelly and Heather; six nephews: Rodney, Colin, Brian, Gary, Michael and T.J. Also leaving to mourn are a large circle of relatives and friends. Elsie is predeceased by her father Lloyd Cook. Visitation will take place today from Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday February 1st, 2003 from the Salvation Army Temple at 2:00 p.m. with Major Larry Martin officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road, Ph. 634-2500.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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