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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2007

 

Monday, January 1, 2007

In observance of New Year's Day, The Western Star did not publish Monday, Jan. 1, and all offices were closed. Publication resumed and offices reopened on Tuesday, Jan. 2.


Tuesday, January 2, 2007

DEATHS

WAY, Roland Hill
Corner Brook, NL
March 5th, 1929 - December 30th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of Roland Way announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, December 30th, 2006 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife of 57 years, Helen (nee Yates); children: Judie LeDrew (Leonard), Corner Brook, Bryan (Susie) Nashville, Robert (Jane), Oshawa; grandchildren: Douglas LeDrew (Eileen), Edmonton, Andrew LeDrew, Corner Brook, Matthew and Eric Way, Oshawa, Kimberly and Julian Way and their mother Juliet Cooper, Toronto; great grandchildren: Brandon and Alicia LeDrew, Edmonton; brother: Clyde (Betty), St. John's, Aunt Susie Andrews, St. John's, nephew: Dr. Jeffrey Way (Mary Ann) Calgary; nieces: Janice O'Brien (Albert), Kelligrews and Jennifer Turner (John), Calgary; sister-in-law: Ruth Green and her son Ron O'Connell (Paula) and family, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Barry in 1993, parents: Eugene and Jenny Way, parents-in-law: Douglas and Edna Yates, brothers-in-law: Don O'Connell and Albert Green. At his request, cremation has taken place. Visitation to take place on Monday, January 1st from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, January 2nd, 10 am to 12 noon. Memorial service at the First United Church, Park Street on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Parkinson's Society of NL or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

RALPH, Harvey Manuel
July 21st 1920 - December 30th 2006
Sops Arm NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harvey Manuel Ralph announce his passing on Saturday December 30th, 2006, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Marvin (Mona) Ralph; Summerford, Vivian (Alfred) Simms; Reidville, Roy (Olive) Ralph; Calgary, Dean (Peggy) Ralph; Glovertown, Vernon (Eileen) Ralph; Fort McMurray, Dexter (Minnie) Ralph; Kings Point, brother-in-law Hubert (Dorothy) Elliott; Deer Lake, 16 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Lavinia Ralph, wife Aramanda Ralph and granddaughter Lori Leanne Simms. Visitation was held on Sunday, December 31st, Monday, January 1st as well as today, Tuesday, January 2nd from the Sops Arm Pentecostal Church from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 3rd at 2 PM with Pastor David Gifford, Pastor Reg Skinner, Pastor Terry Snow and Pastor Bessy officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery Sops Arm. As Expressions of sympathy donations may be made to The Western Memorial Regional Hospital 5th & 6th floor enhancement committee or to a charity of ones choice. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

UPWARD-CLARKE, Alva Virginia
Pasadena, NL
August 30th, 1918 - December 31st, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alva Clarke announce her passing on Sunday, December 31st, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Helen Thorne (Darryl), St. John's, Barbara Dumaresque (Stanford), Labrador City, Ruth Upward (Alan O'Doherty), Tottenham, On and Patricia Perry (Terry Manuel), Deer Lake; eight grandchildren: Paula, Roger, Jennifer, Jeremy, Zachary, Ruthann, Jessica and Tracy; eight great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husbands: Alex Upward and William Clarke, and son Ronald Upward. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. A service of Thanksgiving and Celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church in Pasadena, Pastor Nathaniel Osmond officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
In Joy and In Sorrow

ELLSWORTH, Joseph Rendell
Rocky Harbour, NL
April 29th, 1913 - December 31st, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Rendell Ellsworth announce his passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday, December 31st, 2006 in his 93 year. Joseph will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife: Yula nee Pittman of 68 years married, and his immediate family; his children; Henry (Jean), David (Verna), Violet (Walter), Doreen (Winston), Madeline (Calvin), Mona (Ralph), Norman (Louise), Jean (Ralph), Howard and Lee (Tracey); his 18 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren; his sisters: Melvina, Edith, Agnes, Rosie (Albert), and Beulah (Gerald); also leaves to mourn a large number of relatives and friends. Joseph was predeceased by his sons Ronald and George, daughter Loretta, and his daughter-in-law Cindy. The family had visitation at Wesley United Church in Rocky Harbour on Monday, January 1st, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also funeral service will take place from today Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever in our Hearts

CHINN, Cecilia "Grace"
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecilia "Grace" Chinn announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Friday, December 29, 2006 at the age of 86 years. She will be sadly missed by five sons: Raymond "Buddy" (Yvonne) Chinn of Ontario, Bernie (Madeline) Chinn, Walter Chinn, Garfield Chinn, all of St. George's, Paul (Valerie) Chinn of Stephenville Crossing, four daughters: Barbara (Frank) Jarvis of St. George's, Patsy Martin of Stephenville Crossing, Mildred (Gerard) King of Mattis Point, Marlene (Jimmy) Sharpe of Stephenville Crossing, one brother, Cecil (Mary) Ryan of St. George's, four sisters: Theresa Bennett, May Pye, Millie Kearney, Lillian Anderson, all of St. George's, 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Roddie, her sister, Josie, brothers Jimmy, Wilfred and Raymond. Visitation took place on Sunday evening and Monday at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's. Funeral Service took place on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

DOLLARD, Marina Mary
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marina Mary Dollard announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, December 30, 2006 at the age of 60 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, James, three sons: Brad Dollard of Kitchener, Ontario, Jamey Dollard of Wabasca, Alberta, Ron (Karl) Ogle of Louisville, Kentucky, two daughters: Frances Ann (Mark) Piercey of St. George's, Serina Dollard (Eddie LaSaga) of Flat Bay, six brothers: Amos (Genny) Gabriel of St. George's, Patrick (Margie) Gabriel of St. George's, Joseph Gabriel of Kingston, Ontario, Stanley (Christine) Gabriel of St. George's, Fred (Lena) Gabriel of Stephenville Crossing, Gervais Gabriel of Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, four sisters: Christine (Bernard) Sheppard of Flat Bay, Valetta (Carson) Parsons of St. George's, Philomena Dreaddy of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Johanna McCarthy of St. George's, seven grandchildren: Mark and Tyler Piercey, Shanille LaSaga and Joshua, Jordan, Victoria, Justin Ogle and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Lawrence and Angela Gabriel, brothers, Nolan, Michael and Norbert Gabriel, sisters, Felicia, Margaret and grandson, Trevor Piercey. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BUFFETT, Alfreda
Cox's Cove, NL
January 12th, 1927 - December 30th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of Alfreda Buffett announce her passing on Saturday, December 30th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her seven children: sons: George (Tracy) and Thomas (Veronica), Cox's Cove, Kerry, Toronto and Demont, Cox's Cove; daughters: Lorraine Best (David), Cox's Cove, Rubina Hodder (Don, deceased) and Margarite Milley (Gill), Toronto; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; four sisters: Edna Janes, Georgetown, Martha Barnes, Cox's Cove, Amy Murrin, Cox's Cove and Clara House, Meadows; four brothers: Bill Cox (Josie), Luke Cox, Walter Cox (Geraldine), Cox's Cove, Ralph Cox (Jean) McIvers; special friends: Maudie and Gordon Cox, Cox's Cove, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas in 1998, daughter-in-law: Susan and sister: Eileen Welshman. Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove beginning Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 2nd at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Nicholas Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, January 3, 2007

DEATHS

HANN, Chloe Grace
Irishtown, NL

Mommy's and Daddy's precious angel, Chloe Grace Hann, passed away at home on January 1, 2007 at the age of 8 months.  We will always miss kissing her kissable lips and smelling her sweet smell everyday.  Leaving to mourn, her devoted mommy and daddy, Allysia and Mark; Nanas and Poppys, Sylvia and Derek Parsons and Clarence and Joan Hann; great-grandmother, Josephine Hann; aunties, Jackie (Keon) Noseworthy and Marsha (Jeremy) Loder; uncle, Scott (Opal) Parsons; special cousins, Jenna, Sydney and Karlee; special friend, Debra-Lynn Smith; and special doggie, Haley.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the K-Rock Children's Trust Fund, P.O. Box 8590 , 391 Kenmount Road, St. John's, NL   A1B 3P5.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

SHANAHAN, Gerald Francis
Corner Brook, NL
September 6th, 1920 - January 1st, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Shanahan announce his passing on Monday, January 1st, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Madonna Mary (nee Foley); children: Frank (Carol), BC, Ronnie (Mildred), Massey Drive, Maureen Fleming, St. John's, Larry (Mary), Ontario, Danny (Georgina), St. John's, Dianne Hearn (Bob), Corner Brook, Peg Townsend (Robert), NS, Susan Waghorn (Mike), Corner Brook and Tarragh (Cory Kane), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Gerry, Angela, Melissa, Patrick, Eddy, Shawn, Stephen, Michael, David, Mark, Kathleen, Daniel and Liam; great grandchildren: Brendan and Christopher; sister; Helen McGrath, St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in law, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: Ronald and Julia, sisters: Eileen, Gertrude, Theresa and Loretta; brothers: Nicolas and Leo. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 :00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday, January 5th at 10:30 A.M. from All Hallows church, Humber Road. Fr. Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care unit of WMR Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Andrew
13-A Gordon Crescent, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andrew Young announce his passing at the O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook on Sunday, December 31st, 2006 at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn his sons: Nolan (Florence) in Barachois Brook, Alphonsus (Brenda) in Ontario, Junior, Allan (Lisa), Isaac and Wayne all in Stephenville and Thomas in St. John's; his daughters: Genevieve Jesso in Red Brook, Rachael Burton in New Mexico, Linda (Ray) Bowers and Inez (Keith) Tizzard both in Springdale, Hilda Young and Tracey Young both in Stephenville and Tavis Young in Grand Falls, his brother Stanley in St. John's, his sisters Theresa in Stephenville and Mary in Stephenville Crossing and his grandson Bradley, along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 4th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville.

BUFFETT, Mary Grace Adeline
Norris Point
December 6th, 1940 - January 2nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Grace Adeline Buffett announce her passing after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 at Bonne Bay Hospital in her 66th year. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Rona (Gordie Laing) of Norris Point; her grandchildren: Corey, Christopher, Jada, Hilary all of Norris Point; her brother Jim (Rona) of Labrador City; two nephews Fred and Jimmy; one niece Gail and her great nephew Brady; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Hilda and Jacob Buffett. Visitation will take place form the Anglican Church in Norris Point today, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, January 4, 2007

DEATHS

WALSH (SR.), Jerome W.
Morris Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jerome Walsh announces his passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at the age of 76 years.  He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his sons:  Jerome (Jerry) Walsh Jr. (Danica Taylor) of Corner Brook and Richard Walsh at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital, Alberta; daughters:  Barbara (Otto) Sparkes of Rocky Harbour and Doris Pennell of Corner Brook; his brothers:  Pat (Patricia) of Calgary and Mike (Mildred) of Norris Point; sisters:  Gertrude (Wilfred) of Corner Brook, Sadie (Bob) of Corner Brook, Mary (Bob) of Toronto, Barbara (Neil) of Norris Point, Linda (Colin) of Cow Head, Marie (Wayne) of Norris Point and Patsy of Brampton. He was blessed to leave a second companion of 11 years, Hazel, and her children: Tracy (Jeff) Quilty, Trudy Rowe, Cindy (David) Goudie, Jean (Carl) Noseworthy, Joan Chafe, Catherine (John) French, Patricia (Terry) Lemoine, Brenda (Bill) McCarthy, Ed (Rosemary) Chafe, Brian (Enid) Chafe, Shawn (Yvette) Chafe and Mike (Elaine) Chafe;  grandchildren; great grandchildren; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by his wife, Daisy; grandchildren:  Jonathan, Jeremy and Doris; sister, Iona and brother, John.  Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today, Thursday, January 4, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 5, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery.  Donations may be made to the Julie Anne Walsh Heritage Center, c/o Town of Norris Point, P.O. Box 119, Norris Point, NL  A0K 3V0.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

KING, Ivy Pearl
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Pearl King announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 at the age of 95 years. She will be missed by four sons: Stan, Rex and Cyril all in Stephenville, Edward in Corner Brook; two daughters: Sybil White in Stephenville and Vera Wright in Wabush. Also leaving to mourn are her three sisters: Vera Maye in Deer Lake, Joan Quinlan in Baytona, Flo Godwin in Toronto, many grandchildren and great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Isaac, son Allan, daughter Lucy, brother Cyril, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10-12 at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 4th from St. Augustine's Anglican Church with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Anglican Church Fund or the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation.

WHITE, Walter Nathaniel
St. George's
December 15th, 1930 - January 2nd, 2007

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital at the age of 76 years. He is survived by his loving family: Eileen (nee Sheppard) his devoted wife of 54 years; one daughter Elizabeth (Peter), Fort McMurray; five sons: Danny (Nadine), Rick (Louise) all in St. George's, Dwayne in Scarborough, Stephen (Marie Claude), Ottawa, Rodney (Dawn) in Kitchener; his sisters: Jean (Ron) Blanchard, Thelma (Donny) LeCour all in St. George's, Emily Hepburn in London, Ontario, Stella (Lloyd) Bravo, St. Hubert's, Montreal; sister-in-law Muriel White in New Brunswick. Also leaving to mourn are his grandchildren: Trent, Ashley, Mitchell, Nathaniel, Nicole, Beth, Emery, Graham, Brandon, Ryan, Tyler, Cole and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Nathaniel and Stella White, brother Kevin, sisters: Gladys, Ellie, Alma and Edith. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Chapel in St. George's on Thursday and Friday, from where funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 6th at 11 a.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville.


Friday, January 5, 2007

DEATHS

WALTERS, Phillip George
Peacefully, on Wednesday, January 3, 2007, at his home in Guelph, 4 days before his 70th birthday. Phillip Walters, beloved husband of Betty (nee Osmond). Loved father of Peter Walters and his wife Sarah of Brooklin, and stepfather of Hubert Messervey of Guelph. Loving grandfather of Ian and Kenya. Dear brother of Herman and Marian both of London, England, Dorette of Miami, Florida, Malvia of Spanish Town , Jamaica, and Mary of Long Island, New York. Phillip will also be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. The Family of Phillip Walters will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, January 5th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 1680 Reach Street in Port Perry on Saturday, January 6th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dean Bursey officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Brooklin Village Church Building Fund, Box 610 Station Brooklin, Whitby, Ontario L1M 1B5. On-line condolences may be left at www.waggfuneralhome.com

SHEPPARD, Martha (Nee Bungay)
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martha Sheppard (nee Bungay) announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, Ben (Allie) Sheppard of Lourdes, seven daughters: Dorothy Marche of Port au Port, Marjorie Campbell of Cambridge, Ontario, Marion White of Stephenville, Mavis (Monte) Drake of Lourdes, Melvina Sheppard (Donald Young) of Kippens, Wanda (Jim) Pond of Kippens, Joyce Harris of Alberta, 24 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Sheppard, daughter, Sr. Mary Timothy, brothers, Michael Bungay, Samuel Bungay and her sister, Hilda Bennett. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, January 6th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

PARK, Emily May
Corner Brook, NL
July 24th, 1922 - Jan. 4th, 2007

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, the late Emily May Park at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Sylvia Sheaves of Corner Brook, Leona Piercey (Dave Annand) of Nova Scotia, Linda Coish (Elwin) of Stephenville, Jeanette Noseworthy (Greg) of Corner Brook and Carolann Snooks (Herb) of Corner Brook; her three sons: Tom Park (Pat) of Alberta, Gary Park (Pauline) of Corner Brook and John Park (Bernadette) of Corner Brook; son-in-law Raymond Stratton, New Brunswick; her brother Phillip Gilbert (Mary Brake), her sisters: Matilda Sheppard, Maisie Hynes and Jennie McIntosh; her precious grandchildren: Twila, Treena, Scott, Janice, Bonnie, Joey, Andrew, Lori, Chuck, Melanie, Marilyn, Peter, Rita, Bradley, Courtney, Angie, Adam, Cheryl, Grant, Allan and Nichola; sixteen great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, special friend Anne Kelly and many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Thomas Park, her parents Mary and Charles Gilbert, her daughter Verna, her brothers Raymond, Wesley, Douglas, Cyril and Henry Norman, her sisters Mary and Delphine, grandchildren Natalie, Karen and Pamela, great-grandchild Jersey Rae and son-in-law Frank Sheaves. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 6th with the Very Reverend Michael Rice and Reverend Canon Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ANSTEY (Nee Cadwell) (Fennemore), Rachel
April 15th, 1917 - January 4th, 2007
1 Colbourne Street, Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rachel Anstey announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 in her 89th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: her three daughters: Jean (Mrs. Ed Simmons), Edith (Mrs. Cecil Halfyard), both of Deer Lake and Ruby (Mrs. Gerry Owens) of St. John's; her four sons: Freeman (Nita Anstey) of Deer Lake, Edmund (Brenda Anstey) of Corner Brook, Willie (Onslo Anstey) of Lewisporte and Clifford (Joyce Anstey) of Deer Lake; her 34 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Rachel was predeceased by her husband Walter Anstey, her brothers: Steve, Ned and her adoptive brother Esau, her sisters: Bertha and Jane. The family will be receiving family and friends today, Friday, January 5th, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, January 6th, 2007 at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 7th, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church  in Deer Lake with Capts. Terry & Bonnie Hopkins officiating with the interment to follow at he Salvation Army Cemetery on High Street, Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

CRANE, Jean Doris Beaumont
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Crane announce her passing on Thursday, January 4th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son John, Pasadena; daughters: Elizabeth (Edwin) Seward, Oromocto, NB, Barbara (Edward) Burton, Corner Brook, Judy (Robert) Collins, Toronto, ON, Cindy (Brian) Sooley, Thessalon, ON and Rhonda (Clint) Walsh, Pasadena; grandchildren: Kirby (Andrea) and Rodney (Natalie) Crane, Tracy (Carlos) Melo, Todd (Denise), Rodger, Nicole (Curtis) Burrage, Jason (Beth) Burton, Susan (Stephen) Gomes, Tammy (Alan) Dube, Nancy (Jeffrey) O'Blenis, Kimberley (Scott) Berry, Matthew (Christina) Sooley, Justin and Jennifer Walsh; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Millicent (Loil) Hann, Bell Island; sisters-in-law: Mary Nauss, Halifax, NS, Bertha Johnston, Oxbow, SK and Joan Mackie, Alberta; brother-in-law Gerald Crane, BC; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, parents John and Elizabeth Andrews, daughter Rhoda, son William Jr., daughter-in-law Stella Crane, sisters Marion, Lavinia, Gladys and Margaret, brothers Bill and Jack. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral on Monday, January 8th at 2:00 P.M. with The Very Reverend Michael Rice officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Interfaith Home for Seniors. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, January 6, 2007

DEATHS

BRAKE, Henry Richard (Harry)
Gloucester, Ontario
(Formerly of Stephenville, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Richard (Harry) Brake announce his passing at the Ottawa General Hospital on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 12 years, Pauline (nee Charron); his children: Tammy (Frank) Gale of Stephenville, Jane (Brad) Smith of Fairfax, Virginia, Gerard (Mavis) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wayne of Montreal, Quebec and their mother, Kathleen Noonan of Stephenville, stepchildren: Roger (Michele) Charron of Calgary, Linda (Dennis) Fredette of Quebec, grandchildren: Frank, Lenore, William, Gavin, Clark, Parker, Robin and step-grandchildren: Amélie, Jessica, Philippe, Alyssa, Bryanna and Ryley; sisters: Chris McKay of Belleville, Ontario, Bridget Cormier of Piccadilly, Genevieve Prince of Florida, Anita Bennett of St. George's, brother, Roy (Marion) of Piccadilly. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Jane (nee Cormier), brothers, Mike O'Quinn, Robert Brake, Edward Brake and sisters, Philomena, Gladys and Henrietta, his twin. A private family visitation will take place. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, January 8th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

COLFORD, William Francis
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Thursday, January 4th, 2007, William (Bill) Colford at the age of 61 years. He will be missed by loving wife and best friend, Evelyn, precious sons Andrew and Stephen, special sister Pat & husband Ben Bowers, and cherished pets Squirt and Deuce. Also saddened by Bill's passing are mother-in-law Margaret Saunders, sister-in-law June Saunders, brothers-in-law Jim Saunders (Wanda and children Robyn & Jay), Bill Saunders (Lorraine and son Glenn), Gerry Saunders and Dave Saunders (Elizabeth) and best neighbours Cal & Mary Leslie, Art & Eleanor Brown and Jim & Mildred Bungay. Also left to mourn are special aunt Olive Hunt and cousins Gladys (Mike Keough), Marge (Rod Stone), Karen (Peter Hunt), Pat (Sherry Colford), Tom (Karen Colford) and Larry (Mel Colford). Bill was predeceased by mother Gabrielle, father Peter, father-in-law Lloyd Saunders. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 7th at 2:30 PM from First United Church with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the SPCA. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARDY (Poulton), Kathleen Francis
Passed peacefully away January 1, 2007 at the Carmelite House in Grand Falls-Windsor, Kathleen Francis Pardy (Poulton). She was 80 years of age. Mrs. Pardy retired from Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville in 1990. She was a member of NAPE and supported the Women's Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer;  sister, Eileen; brother, Frank;  parents, Edward and Ellen Poulton.  Left to mourn are her sons, Kevin (Louise), Ivan; daughters, Jennifer (Roy), Dianne (Wesley), Jo (Albert); 13 grandchildren, Paula (Andy), Brian (Kimberley), Kirby, Tanya (James), Darryl (Pam), Stephen (Kimberly), Wendy (Paul), Scott, Pam, Joshua, Kimberley, Zachery and Justin; 7 great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Lauren, Seth, MaKayla, Natasha, Matthew, Noah and a large circle of other relatives and friends from England, Canada and the USA.  Reverend Harold Tuck conducted Funeral Services from the First United Church on Saturday, January 6, 2007. Interment was at St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. For condolences online please visit www.hoskinsfuneralhome.ca


Monday, January 8, 2007

DEATHS

BARTLETT, Robert
21 St. Clare Ave.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Bartlett announce his sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the age of 47 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Donna, his son Robert in Stephenville, his two daughters: Candace (Donovan Simon) in Brampton and Anna in Stephenville. He will also be sadly missed by his brothers: Danny in Stephenville and Kirk (Rosalind) in Goose Bay, his two sisters: Joan Hickman in Goose Bay and Diane (Dale) Murphy in Stephenville along with a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Donald and Pearl and by his brother-in-law Jim Hickman. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 2 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue. Cremation will follow the funeral service. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

POWER, Donald Gerald
Curling
July 12, 1947 - January 7, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Power announce his sudden passing on Sunday, January 7th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 59 years. Leaving mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife of 38 years, Judy (nee Rideout); six brothers: Glen (Jill), Wally, Colin, Tom (Phyllis), Tony (Susan) and Darryl (Lori); six sisters: Doreen (Ray Wall), Jean (Dave Smith), Brenda (Frank Layden), Phyllis (Jerry Rankin), Irene (Gary Bailey) and Debbie (Blaine Rideout); sister-in-law: Rose Power; brother-in-law: Bill Rideout (Colleen); as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his parents: Walter and Mercedes Power; mother and father-in-law: Fred and Mary Rideout; brother Max, sisters: Joan and Marjorie; brother-in-law: Felix Young; nephews: Felix Young Jr. and Michael Rankin; niece: Linda Smith. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling street on Monday, 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 10th at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, officiated by Rev. Clayton Parson and Majors Ron and Joyce Stuckless. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army section of Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, January 9, 2007

DEATHS

SHEPPARD, Linda May
January 7, 1949 - January 4, 2007

Passed away peacefully on January 4, 2007 at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Linda May Sheppard at the age of 57 years.  She leaves to mourn with loving memories, daughter, Tina (Louie) of Ajax, ON; son, Rick (Sharla) of Kinuso, AB; and daughter, Tracy of Kinuso, AB; grandchildren:  Paul, Brianna, Rebecca, Alexandra, Emily, Lockhart and Victoria; brothers & sisters:  Frazer (Marjorie) of Oshawa, ON; Ada Russell (Bram) of Corner Brook; and Tony (Jean) of Corner Brook; mother-in-law, Bride Sheppard; brothers and sisters-in-law:  Pauline (George), Patricia (Doug), Pamel (Marie), Lonzo, Juanita, Duke (Joanne) and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  She was predeceased by her husband, Rex; parents, Charles & Marion Janes; and sister-in-law, Audrey Sheppard.  The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Temple, Citadel Drive.  Linda and Rex will be laid to rest together in Mount Patricia Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

KENNEDY, Gordon A. (Bud)
May 27, 1931 - January 7, 2007
Age 75 years
Korean War Veteran

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7th, 2007 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, the late Gordon (Bud) Kennedy. He will be sadly missed by his loving family that meant everything in the world to him. His wife, Ina of 54 years; nine children: Lorraine (Brian) Packwood, Sean (Suzanne), Carolyn (Garland) Oram, Elaine (Darrell) Layden, Kim (Rod) Sheppard, Janice (Jeff) Humber, Jamie (Natalee), Mark (Juanita and James), Alison (Steve) Hurley; grandchildren: Kelly, Jennifer, Matthew, Rebecca, Kevin, David, Justin, Ryan, Olivia, Jayme, Jacob and Joshua; one great grandchild: Renee; brothers and sisters: Leo (Ann), Nora (Cyril) Quilty, Frances (Bill) Van Helsdingen, Madonna Pittman (Leo), Betty (Roy) Quigley, Agnes (Ray) Lavers, Chris (Marg), Patsy (Joe) Privitera, Andy (Mae), Corina (Vern) Rideout, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his son Ralph, parents Moses and Lucy Kennedy, brothers Jack and Patrick, and sister Mildred. Friends may visit Fillatre's funeral home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 7-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will take place on Thursday, January 11th at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. 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


Wednesday, January 10, 2006

DEATHS

OZON, Alexander
Hillview Road
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alexander Ozon announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, January 8, 2007 at the age of 54 years.  He was predeceased by his mother, Kathleen Ozon; father, Eve Ozon; and brothers:  Kevin and Ron.  He will be sadly missed by his sisters:  Judy Ozon (Glen Bellows), Dulcie (Simon Gallant), and Dorothy (Martin Fewer); brothers:  Peter (Joanne) and Gus (Una); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and very close friends.  The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a service at 8:00 p.m. with Sister Donna Kelly officiating.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

KENNEDY, Gordon A. (Bud)
May 27, 1931 - January 7, 2007
Age 75 years
Korean War Veteran

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7th, 2007 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, the late Gordon (Bud) Kennedy. He will be sadly missed by his loving family that meant everything in the world to him. His wife, Ina of 54 years; nine children: Lorraine (Brian) Packwood, Sean (Suzanne), Carolyn (Garland) Oram, Elaine (Darrell) Layden, Kim (Rod) Sheppard, Janice (Jeff) Humber, Jamie (Natalee), Mark (Juanita and James), Alison (Steve) Hurley; grandchildren: Kelly, Jennifer, Matthew, Rebecca, Kevin, David, Justin, Ryan, Olivia, Jayme, Jacob and Joshua; one great grandchild: Renee; brothers and sisters: Leo (Ann), Nora (Cyril) Quilty, Frances (Bill) Van Helsdingen, Madonna Pittman (Leo), Betty (Roy) Quigley, Agnes (Ray) Lavers, Chris (Marg), Patsy (Joe) Privitera, Andy (Mae), Corina (Vern) Rideout, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his son Ralph, parents Moses and Lucy Kennedy, brothers Jack and Patrick, and sister Mildred. Friends may visit Fillatre's funeral home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 7-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will take place on Thursday, January 11th at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. 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


Thursday, January 11, 2007

DEATHS

BENNETT, Medrick James
Corner Brook, NL
1926 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Medrick Bennett announce his passing on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. He leaves the mother of his children: Marion Dalley; five children: Mary (Joe), Carol-Ann (David), Andrew (Patricia), Wanda (Scott) and Rick (Michelle); 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three sisters: Cecilia Dobbin, Elizabeth Young and Margaret Humber, as well as a number of nieces, nephew, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Anastacia, sisters: Mary and Viola and brother Andrew. Friends may visit Fillatre's funeral home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 P.M. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, January 13th at 2:p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling, Fr. Don Leonard officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the charity of ones choice graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARK, Douglas Forward Park
Gillams, NL
1921 - 2007

Our father, Douglas Park passed away on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007. He leaves his children: Amy (Lee), Max (Rowena), Jimmy (Barbara), Wayne, Sharon (Ted), Janet (Terry), Dean (Janice), Danny (Sharon), Audrey (Glen), Peggy (Boyd) and Paul, as well as his grandchildren, great grandchildren; one sister: Madeline Parsons, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Gertrude and his daughter Helen. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Gillams on Wednesday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, January 12th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to St. James Church would be graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JACKSON, Elizabeth
Passed away on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007 ELIZABETH JACKSON (nee:Parsons) at the Parkwood Nursing Home in Waterloo, Ontario in her 64th year. She leaves behind her loving daughters Nancy Borden (Darren), Bonnie Benedet (Steve), her son Carson Parsons (Bernette); grandchildren: Kirk Borden, Matthew Benedet, Kenneth, Jennifer, Jonathan and Yolanda Parsons. She also leaves to mourn her brothers Ken (Rhoda), Cliff, Melvin (Marg), Bob (Mary), Bill (Priscilla), Irving and Fred (Lorraine); sisters: Ann Knott (Clarey), Irene Flatt (Glenn), Lil Batstone (Bob); sisters-in-law: Kay Hardy (George), Nellie Brockway, Mary McLean (Glenn); brothers-in-law: Jim Jackson (Gladys), Fred Dennis and Abe Best, along with numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Clarence, parents Winnifred and Stuart Parsons, grandson Mark Benedet, mother & father-in-law Ernest & Ann Jackson, sister Anita Dennis, sister-in-law Ada Best. Elizabeth's spirit will live on through the memories of all who knew her. The family welcomes the public at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Saturday between the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The memorial service will be held Sunday, January 14th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Derek Thomas officiaating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, January 12, 2007

DEATHS

REGULAR, Seymour Luke
November 9th, 1927 - January 9th, 2007
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Seymour Luke Regularannounce his sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007 in his 79th year. Seymour will be sadly missed by his loving family: three sons: Maurice of Corner Brook, Wayne and Roy both of Ontario and his daughter Debbie also of Ontario; his six grandchildren: Melissa, Stella, Shane, Michael, Jason and Rebekah; also his three great grandchildren; his wife Stella (nee Gillingham) and his brother Douglas (Gertie) Regular of Hampden. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SIMMS, Elizabeth
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Simms announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at the age of 90 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Lloyd (Mary) of Stephenville, Ted, Hubert, Gary, all of British Columbia, three sisters: Rose Grandy of Toronto, Carrie Dollimont of Grand Bank, NL, Margaret (Jack) Hickman of Fortune, NL, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest, brother, William Anstey. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, January 15th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, January 13, 2007

DEATHS

MILES, Myra (Perham)
October 3rd, 1925 - January 11th, 2007
21A Lushs Lane, Deer Lake, NL
(Formerly of Pools Cove, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myra Miles (nee Perham)announce her passing on Thursday, January 11th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, in her 81st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Reginald and her children: three sons: Lionel (Viola), Bob (Jeanette) and Darren (Christine), four daughters: Bessie (Dave), Gertie (Bob), Judy (Wade) and Beverley (Bob); her three brothers: John (Evelyn), George (Rosalie) and Charles (Nora); her three sisters: Georgina (Vic), Dora (Herbert) and Mildred (Allan); her 20 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of family and friends. Myra was predeceased by her son Hughie, father John Perham and her mother Dora (nee Bambury). The family had visitation on Friday evening at the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake. Then transferred to the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Pools Cove, where the visitation is from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Saturday, January 13th, 2007. Where also the funeral service will take place from on Sunday, January 14th, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with the interment to follow at he church cemetery in Pools Cove. Flowers and or donations to the Gideons would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PUMPHREY, Jeremiah "Jerry"
Corner Brook, NL
September 16th, 1914 - January 12th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeremiah Pumphrey announce his passing on Friday, January 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 92 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 62 years Ivy, children: Gerard (Verna), Sharon (Rendell), Judy (Morgan), Ellen (Archie), Alice (Edgar), Kevin (Joan), Barbara (Larry), Brenda (David), Sheila (Peter). 19 grandchildren: Brian, Connie, Randy, Darren, Glenn, Gregory, Karen, Craig, Jennifer, Angela, Joanne, Sheila, Susan, Neala, Paul, Charlene, Joel, Brad, Stacy and 17 great-grandchildren. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Terry, 1999 and granddaughter Pamela Kelly, 2001. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, January 15th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SIMMS, Reginald (Reg)
August 5, 1935 - January 9, 2007

Passed peacefully away at the age of 71 years at Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. Beloved husband of Ruth (Young), loving father of Gail MacNeil (Tim), Debbie Wilkie, Cindy MacLean (Scott), Reg Jr. Poppa will be sadly missed by grandchildren Amanda and Nathan MacNeil, Michelle and Robert Wilkie, Britney and Megan MacLean, and great grandson Nicholas MacNeil. Predeceased by his mother Eliza, sadly missed by his father Baxter Senior, brothers: Harvey (Irene), Baxter Jr. (Kathy), Terry (Dot), Barry (Bonnie) and Ken, all of Corner Brook. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Sisters-in-law Irene Campbell (Phonz), Elaine Sparks (Steve), Kay Woodward (Steve), Margaret Russel, Jean Carter, Diane Harris (Mike), brothers-in-law Eddie Young, Rocky Young, Jim Young (Barbara), Glen Young (Shirley). A private service was held at Ward Funeral Home, Oakville, Ontario on January 11, 2007, cremation followed. A Memorial Service will be held in Corner Brook at a date and location to be announced. Donations in Reg's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.

MARTIN, Eliza
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eliza Martin announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at the age of 97 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Mac Martin of Halifax, Nova Scotia, four daughters: Gwen Holleman of Illinois, Chicago, Melba (Archie) White of Stephenville, Lorraine (Mel) Anderson of Calgary, Judy (Bill) and Chad LaFitte of Port au Port East with whom she resided, 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Martin in 1974, son, Winston Martin in 1960, sister, Stella Turner, brother, John Bull, step-brothers, Neil and Cyril Butt, step-sisters, Julia Moss and Clare Turner. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, January 14th at 2:00 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, Port au Port East with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

BENNETT, Paul Douglas
Formerly of Corner Brook

Passed away suddenly at his residence in Toronto on Tuesday, January 2, 2007. Beloved son of Barbara and Bill Berger, and father of Hope. Brother of Geoff and Roxanna. He will be missed by his grandparents, Clifford and Beatrice Pye of Corner Brook, aunts, uncles and many other family members. Donations gratefully accepted to the Seaton House, 339 George St., Toronto, ON M5A 2N2. Telephone 416-392-5222.

WELCH, Lima (Neal)
London, Ontario
(Formerly of Aguathuna, Port au Port)

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday, January 2nd, Lima Welch in her 94th year. Survived by step-daughter Barbara (Elwood) Lee, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband, Edward, brothers, Joseph, Jesse and Harry, sisters, Rebecca, Ruth, Laura and Hilda. Funeral service took place from the London Gospel Temple, London, Ontario, Pastor Lin Albrecht officiated. Interment Mt. Brydges Cemetery.

JENKINS, Dr. Douglas Harold
Corner Brook, NL
June 23rd, 1949 - January 11th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dr. Douglas Jenkins announce his passing on Thursday, January 11th, 2007 at his family residence, Corner Brook at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 33 years Diana (nee Hicks), sons: Chris (Allison Spracklin), and Gregory all of Corner Brook, one precious grandson Riley, his parents Ronald and Effie, Corner Brook, sisters: Linda (Deryck) Harnett, St. John's and Bernice (Bill) Jamer, Ottawa, brother Ken (Marcie), Steady Brook, sister and brothers-in-law: Florence (Jim) Loughlin, Corner Brook, William (Brenda) Hicks, Deep Bight, Derek (Marion) Hicks, Corner Brook and Tony (Colleen) Hicks, California. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 14th at 2:00 PM from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Kathy Brett officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Epilepsy Association of NL, the CNIB or to a 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


Monday, January 15, 2007

DEATHS

BEALES, Michael
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Beales announces his passing on Sunday, January 14, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 73 years.  He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his three sisters: Josephine Elford, Mary Atkinson, and Eileen (Edward) Williams; special niece: Tina Fitzgerald; as well as many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: John and Jane Beales; brother: Ronald; and sisters: Celestine and Hazel.  Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  The funeral service will take place at 2 pm from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BUTT, John Charles
Rocky Harbour, NL
July 6, 1912 - January 13, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Charles Butt announce his passing on Saturday, January 13, 2007 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 94th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Edith, his children Stella (Hector) Young, Wycliff (Ruby) Butt both of Rocky Harbour, Alfreda (Bruce) Payne of Corner Brook, Bessie (Bud) Reid of Rocky Harbour, Myra (Brian) Goosney of Birchy Head, Iris (John) Payne of Grand Falls, Kevin (Jackie) Butt and Lorna Butt both of Rocky Harbour, 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Lydia and Samuel Butt, sister Florence, brothers Samuel, Edgar, Chesley and George, one grandson Owen. Visitation took place from the United Church in Rocky Harbour on Saturday and Sunday where also funeral service will take place today, Monday, January 15, 2007 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WIGHT, Laura Marie
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laura Wight announces her passing on Sunday, January 14, 2007 at the age of 8 8 years.  She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her son: Gordon Wight of Corner Brook; her sister: Florence Marche of Alberta; grandchildren: Rick, Jason, and Andrew; and four great-grandchildren; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Reuben Wight; and her brothers: Joseph Thistle and Charles Thistle.  Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, January 15, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  The funeral service will take place at 10:30 am from All Hallows Church, Humber Road on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 with Father Hynes officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the charity of one's choice.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BUTT, Anthony H.
Mount Moriah, NL

The family of the late Anthony Harold Butt regret to announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 12th, 2007 in his 54th year. Left to mourn in his passing is his wife Mary-Ann, his mother Alma Martin of Mount Moriah and his mother-in-law Mary Evoy of Benoit's Cove; his two sisters: Louise (Don) Forde, and Connie (Ken) Yeamen; brother-in-law: Patrick O'Keefe of Ontario; one uncle: Harold (Amalda) Butt of Mount Moriah; one aunt: Viola Young of Curling; three stepsons: Donald (Jo-Lynn) Hackett of Ontario, Darren (Emma) Hackett of Benoit's Cove and Doug (Joanne) Hackett of Mount Moriah; five grandchildren: Krystal, Kyle, Madison, Karysa and Isabella; two nieces Patsy (Eddie) Russell and Leslie Lee O'Keefe of Ontario; one nephew: Philip (Dallas) Strickland of B.C. He will also be sadly missed by a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his stepfather Philip Martin, one sister Christine O'Keefe, and his grandparents Arthur and Emma Butt. Visitation to take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd on Monday, January 15th, 2007 and Tuesday, January 16th, 2007 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 at 2 pm from The First United Church, Park St. with Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Lung Association. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca 


Tuesday, January 16, 2007

DEATHS

GILES, Brenda Margarette
Corner Brook, NL
May 27, 1952 - January 14, 2007
Brenda Margarette Giles
passed peacefully away at the age of 54 at Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, January 14, 2007 after a long battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by father Walter Burry Sr., and sister Edith Stockley. Leaving to mourn: son Joseph Walter Giles; mother: Mrs. Ena Burry; brothers: Chesley, Maxwell (Beverly), Walter (Lorraine), Stewart (May), Mervin (Sharon) ; sisters: Lillian, Daphne (Tom), Bernice (Robert), Valerie (Nick), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and an abundance of friends. Forever missed and in our hearts, "And just at the moment when someone at my side says "she is gone" there are others who are watching her coming, and other voices take up a glad shout "there she comes". Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends and family may visit Oram's Funeral Home in Glovertown on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army church, Glovertown, with interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

OSMOND, Lydia Mary (Nee Combdon)
Jackson's Arm
May 31st, 1920 - January 14th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lydia Mary Combdon announce her passing on Sunday, January 14th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children, Laura (Steward) Brown, Marilyn (Harold) Ford and Sheila (Colin) Hewitt all of Jackson's Arm; six grandchildren, Stephen (Annette), Brian (Brenda), Ruthann (Philip), Michelle (Curtis), Tracey (Joey) and Christopher; seven great grandchildren, Michael, Carter, Colton, Renae, Matthew, Makayla and Brooklyn; her brother Augustus (Florence) of Corner Brook and her sister Leatrice Andrews of St. John's; two brothers-in-law: Clarence (Madeline) of Pasadena and Steward (Joyce) of Nova Scotia; two sisters-in-law: Beulah Combdon of Corner Brook and Alfreda Combdon of Whitby, Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ambrose, parents Silas and Lucy and two brothers, Cecil and Elikum. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm, today Tuesday where also the funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. David Russell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Howard Joseph
Acadian Village
Stephenville
(Formerly of Gull Pond)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Joseph Young announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, January 13, 2007 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by six sons: Hayward Young of Stephenville, Howard Young Jr. (Kelly) of Irishtown, Wayne D. Young of Vancouver, British Columbia, John (Enid) Young of Seaforth, Ontario, Lloyd Young of Windsor, Ontario, Maurice (Karen) Young of Chilliwack, British Columbia, six daughters: Nina (Rudy) Roberts of Pasadena, Leona (late Clayton) Patey of Stradford, Ontario, Deborah Young of Stradford, Ontario, Gloria Young of Stephenville, Cathy Young of Stradford, Ontario, Frances Young of Windsor, Ontario, four brothers: Hillary (Barb) Young of Stephenville, Cecil (Debbie) Young of Curling, Bernie (Chloe) Young of Hughes Brook, Maurice Young of Ontario, mother-in-law Frances Harnum-Peddle of Corner Brook and a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Theresa Leona Young, brothers, Adolphus Young, Callis Young, Richard Young and sister Gladys Walsh. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 19th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation will take place after the funeral at Russell's Crematorium. Interment will take place on Saturday, January 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Wednesday, January 17, 2007

DEATHS

HALL, William
Benoit's Cove, NL
November 10, 1940 - January 15, 2007

Passed peacefully away on Monday, January 15th, 2007, William Hall, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his companion of 17 years, Mary Jesso; two sons: Neil Hall (Karen), Strathmore, AB, and Scott Hall (Suzanne), Chestermere, AB; two grandsons: Christopher and Brent Hall, Strathmore, AB; step-son: Bruce Jesso (Emily), Benoit's Cove; step grandson: Anthony Jesso, Benoit's Cove; one sister: Rosie Hayward, Corner Brook; one brother: Harvey Hall, Alberta; special niece, Jocelyn Chapman and special nephew: Darryl Hayward, both of Calgary, AB, as well as other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by brother: Kevin Hall, and parents: William and Anna Hall. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, January 19th at 10:30 A.M. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

STONE, Annie Florence (nee Reid)
February 26, 1928 - January 15, 2007
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Deer Lake, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Florence Stone announce her passing at the N.F.L.D. Unit of the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook on Monday, January 15th, 2007 in her 78th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: 3 daughters: Shirley (Ted) of Lewisporte, Francis (Ray) of Sudbury, Ontario, and Eileen of Brantford, Ontario, 3 sons: Ray of Espanala, Ontario, John (Helen) of Sudbury, Ontario and Lloyd (Mareen) of Brampton, Ontario, 25 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Her 3 sisters: Irene (Ray Curlew) of Reidsville, Muriel Pynn of Corner Brook, Pearl Hutchcraft of London, Ontario, 1 brother: Arthur (Alice Reid) of Reidville, her sister-in-law Mrs. Florence Reid of Deer Lake. Annie also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A special friend at the Interfaith Home Mrs. Susie George. Annie was predeceased by her husband Alfred, parents  Francis and Stedman Reid, brother Douglas, granddaughter Betty, her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Theodore and Francis Stone. The family will be receiving family and friends on Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 and on Thursday, January 18th, 2007 at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, January 19th, 2007 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake, with Cpts. Terry and Bonnie Hopkins officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Martha
5 Park Street
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martha Young announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, January 15, 2007 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by six sons: Walter and Richard, both of Toronto, Albert of Stephenville, Robert of Stephenville Crossing, Paul of Barachois Brook and Michael of Stephenville; one daughter, Diane Young of Kingston, Ontario; one brother, Gerald (Ruby) Young of Stephenville Crossing; one sister, Gertrude Young of Stephenville Crossing; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville.


Thursday, January 18, 2007

DEATH

RUSSELL, Josephine
3 Kippens Road, Kippens
Josephine Russell
passed peacefully away on January 16, 2007 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 93 years. Josie is survived by Ted, her loving husband of 73 years. Josie will be sadly missed by her sons, Mark (Marion), Lyle (Evelyn), all of Kippens and Ray (Rita) of Fall River, Nova Scotia and daughter, Bernadette Shanaman of Rapid City, South Dakota, brother, Eddy Benoit (Marie) of Weston, Ontario as well as 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Josie White (Gaudet), daughter, Lorna, sister, Mary White, brothers, Herb, Aloysius, Mark White, Gerald and Fred Benoit. She was a past member of the St. Ann's Guild and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus for St. Stephen's Parish, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, January 19, 2007

DEATHS

SULLIVAN, Elaine Annette (Davis)
Age 54, Blacketts Lake
Sydney, Nova Scotia

It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Elaine Sullivan, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend on Monday, January 15, 2007 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, NL, Elaine is survived by her husband Bruce of 34 years; daughters Nicole and Mary and son Stephen; sisters, Elizabeth (Clayton) Reid, Dorothy (Albert Vincent), Muriel (Tom) Goulding, Joanne (Bill) Goulding, Ellen (Harry) Clarke, Cindy (David) Brown, Callie (Darrell) Neil; brothers Harry (Doris), Edgar (Olive), Bruce (Rhonda), Bill (Jody), Robin (Debbie), David; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and especially her good friend Debbie MacAulay. She was predeceased by parents Edgar and Bertha Davis, sister Evelyn and brother Keith. Elaine will be remembered as a loving woman, and a strong presence in every life she touched. Besides her family, Elaine's passion was gardening and enjoying the outdoors. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Friday, January 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel, 49 Welton Street. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. Stephen  Mills officiating. Interment will take place in Dr. John Pringle Memorial Cemetery, Blacketts Lake. Donations can be made in memory of Elaine to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be sent to sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca

BRAKE, Ronald Frederick
Mt. Moriah, NL
July 8, 1939 - January 16, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Brake announce his passing on Tuesday, January 16th, 2007 at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Pansy (nee Janes); daughter: Rhonda Mullett (Paul), Corner Brook; son: Wayne (Tanjie), Toronto, On; grandchildren: Dion, Shelley, Cory, Nikki and Amanda; brothers and sister: Les Brake (Muriel), Kevin Brake (Betty), Marilyn O'keefe and David Brake; brothers and sisters-in-law: Patsy Janes (Jack), Ruby Osbourne (Alex), Angus Janes (Paula), Billy Janes, Baxter Janes (Edna), Craven Janes (Sherri) and Bernetta Janes; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Audrey Brake and brother-in-law; Eric Janes. Cremation has taken place. The family has requested a private Memorial service. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NL. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BLANCHARD, Joseph Irvin
Gillams, NL
November 1, 1946 - January 18, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Blanchard announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 18th, 2007 at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife: Janet; children: Andrew (Tammy), Kitchener, ON, Christopher (Ruth), Gillams, Fraser, Kitchener, ON, Monty (Jennifer), Kitchener, ON and Tanya (Brad) Harding, Arborg, MB; six precious grandchildren: Zachary, Alex, Lucas, Victoria, Nathan and Hillary; his mother: Mrs. Ada Blanchard; brothers: Lloyd (Wanda), Alvin (Cathy) and Baxter (Mary); sisters: Patsy (Hubert) Blanchard, Doreen (Jerome) Bennett and Darlene (David) Ruth, as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father Garland and brother Garland Jr. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Gillams beginning Friday evening from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 21st at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican cemetery, Meadows. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made the St. James Memorial Fund or to the Palliative Care Unit. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, January 20, 2007

DEATHS

WIGHT, Gordon Elliott
Birchy Head
January 27th, 1925 - January 19th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Elliott Wight announce his passing on Friday, January 19, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his long time friend and companion Beulah Parsons, six children: Vera (Murray), Wallace (Donna), Wom (Margaret), Kevin, Loretta, Malwhyn (Nancy), 17 grandchildren and a large circle of great-grandchildren, 2 brothers: Norm (Rosie), Tate (Rowena). Two sisters, Hazel (Jim) and Winonia (Norm) and his sister in law Eva. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Wilson and Helen Wight and brother Roy. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head today, Saturday and Sunday where also funeral service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Squires officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SHEPPARD, Alice D.
Age 81
Lark Harbour, NL

Passed away peacefully, Tuesday January 16th, 2007 at Scarborough General Hospital, in Ontario. She was predeceased by: Her husband: Bill (Sept. 1962); two daughters: Judy (infancy) & Ruth; parents: William & Janet Wheeler; sisters: Janet (infancy) & Etta; brothers: Calvin (infancy), Stillborn infant, Harold & Roland. Leaving to mourn sons: Hank (Lynn), Glace Bay NS; Glenn (May), Scarborough, ON; daughter Inez (Bill), Gravenhurst, ON & stepson Austin (Mildred), Lark Harbour NL; sisters: Genova Knight (Royce - deceased), Texas; Ena Childs (Wallace - deceased) NL; Joan Bryant (Eli) NL; and Irene Sheppard (Ronald), ON; brothers: William Wheeler (Shirley), BC; and Gary Wheeler (Helen), AB; sisters-in-law: Edith Wheeler, Corner Brook & Chris Wheeler, Frenchmans Cove; 11 grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 step great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; special neighbours Viola and Arch, Lark Harbour. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cremation  has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. James Church in Lark Harbour with internment to follow at the family cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour.

WOOLRIDGE, Nathaline Mary (Nee Jenkins)
86 Wights Road, Deer Lake, NL
October 9th, 1951 - January 19th, 2007

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family Nathaline Mary Woolridge at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, on Friday January 19, 2007 at the age of 55 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband Roy Woolridge, daughters: Jennifer and Sarah. Aunt Ats special nephew Johnathon. Her 3 brothers Wilfred (Lucy), Harold, and Darren. Her 6 sisters Beulah, Elsie (Melvin), Ruth, Linda, Jocelyn (David), and Brenda (Gerard). Her brothers in law: Hubert (Bunny), Ernie and Eddie. Her sisters in law: Mable (David), and Daisy. Nathaline also leaves to mourn a number of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and friends. She was predeceased by her father Walter Jenkins in 1979, mother Georgina Jenkins 1996, mother in law Marjorie Woolridge 1978 and father in law William Woolridge 1955. The family will be receiving family and friends today, Saturday January 20, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday, January 21, 2007 from 11-12 a.m. at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 21, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church in Deer Lake, with Dr. Rev. Tony Newell officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Wights Road, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Monday, January 22, 2007

DEATH

PEDDLE, Raymond P.
Harbour Grace

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, January 19, 2007, Raymond P. Peddle of Harbour Grace, age 72 years. Predeceased by parents: Lawrence and Ellen "Nellie" Mary; grandson: Mathew Peddle; brother: Cecil; sister: Regina; parents-in-law; two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law. Leaving to mourn, wife: Eileen; one daughter: Jean (John) Nelson, Edmonton, AB; one son: Jerry (Heather), St. Albert, AB; two grandchildren: Kendrick and Keara Nelson; eight brothers: Rev. Fr. John Peddle, Tilton, Andrew (Jean Marie), Riverhead, Harbour Grace, Jerome (Linda), Tilton, Clarence, Mount Pearl, Frank (Terry Clarke), Brampton, ON, Kevin (Susan), Bristol's Hope, Dr. Terry (Lorraine), Harbour Grace and Wally (Ruth), Ottawa, ON; three sisters: Loretta (Bill) Hayes, Tilton, Veronica (Don) Lunn, Slave Lake, AB and Bettyann Peddle (Tony Chalifour), St. John's; sisters-in-law: Lillian McIntyre, Napean, ON and Katherine (Elmer) Seymore, Kentville, ON; brother-in-law: Archie (Terrise) McKellar, Manitick, ON; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL'S FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE and from where the funeral will take place on Monday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. As an expression of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the TCP Health Foundation. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.comto sign the memorial guest book.


Tuesday, January 23, 2007

DEATHS

BRIDGER, Dorothy May
Deer Lake, NL
November 10, 1917 - January 21, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy May Bridger announce her passing on Sunday, January 21st, 2007 at her family residence in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters: Doreen (Wince) Curlew, Geraldine (Gary) Tucker, Trudy Karp and Wanda (Barney) Trembely; her sons: Manson (Laura), Eric (Alice) and Larry (Marilyn); her grandchildren: Jamie, Danny, David, Stephen, Jason, Colin, Arthur, Pam, Angela, Kimberley and Dorothy-Jean; her great grandchildren: Riley, Reese, Dylan, Joshua, Morgan, Matthew and Laden; also great granddaughter Haley; her sister-in-law Rita Bridger, brother-in-law Hollie White; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald, daughter Doris and son Melvin. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with Rev. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Flowers or donations to United Church Accessible Fund will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PURCHASE, Andrew L.
Corner Brook, NL
February 14th, 1922 - January 22nd, 2007

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Andrew Purchase in his 85th year. Predeceased by his parents William and Salome, sisters Lulu Thorne, Ivy Goulding Crewe and Gladys Bartlett, brothers Allister and Nelson. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 57 years Violet (Taylor), sons: Tony (Sheila), Halifax, Randy (Mary), St. John's and Larry, Toronto, grandchildren: Jannah, Anthony (and their mother Nancy), Dylan and Lauren, sisters-in-law: Minnie Sharpe, Eileen Kingsley, Doris Breedlove, Jean Parsons, Valda Randall and Irene Taylor, brothers-in-law: Hayward Taylor, Ron Taylor and Frank (Violet Francis) Taylor. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 24th at 2:00 PM from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Kathy Brett officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being accepted. Donations may be made to the Humber United Church Memorial Fund or to the Cowan Heights United Church Memorial Fund, St. John's. The memorial donation may be made through Fillatre's website www.fillatre.ca
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"


Wednesday, January 24, 2007

DEATHS

HALBOT, Amelia
Heatherton, NL
December 3, 1906 - January 22, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Halbot announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, January 22nd, 2007 at the age of 100 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories children: Mary Hynes, Port au Port, Ramona Saunders, Dartmouth, N.S., Walter (Mary), Goose Bay, Harold, Heatherton, Ada Hickman, Hamilton, ON, Gordon (Marylin), ON and Philip, Heatherton; 52 grandchildren, 92 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; sister Verna Trask, Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Arthur and sons Arthur Jr. and Patrick. Friends may visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Heatherton on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 26th at 2:00 pm, officiated by Monsignor Raymond Marche. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Heatherton. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the St. Joseph's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

THOMAS, Roland
London, Ontario

Passed away at his Ontario residence on Saturday, January 20, 2007, Roland Thomas in his 60th year.  He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his partner of 8 years, Michelle; sisters:  Evelyn (Howard) of Pasadena, May (Carl) of Ontario, and Pearl of Corner Brook; brothers:  Gordon (Marg) of Ontario, Don (Evelyn) of Glovertown, and Bert of Pasadena; sister-in-law, Marg of Glovertown; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents, Ethel and Basil Thomas and brother, Jack.  Visitation will be held at the Salvation Army Church, Pasadena on Thursday, January 25, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, January 26, 2007 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, January 26, 2007 at 2 p.m. with Captain Steve White officiating.  Interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery, North Harbour Road.  No flowers by request.  Donations may be made to the family.  The family guestbook can be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BASHA, Nicholas William (Nick)
1953 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nicholas William Basha announce his passing on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 53. He will be sadly missed by his mother Mary Wellon; brothers & sisters, twin brother Noel, Tom, Joe, Mary E. Basha, Kathleen Limberis, Michael, David, Anthony, Martha Basha (Danny Kelly), Elias and their families, as well as many friends. He was predeceased by his father Elias T. Basha and his step father Bill Wellon. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Wednesday & Thursday during the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 26th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The Basha family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Cliff Westby, Catherine Allen-Westby, Dorothy Allen and the nursing staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, your care and support during a very difficult time will always be remembered.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, January 25, 2007

DEATHS

HALBOT, Amelia
Heatherton, NL
December 3, 1906 - January 22, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Halbot announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, January 22nd, 2007 at the age of 100 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories children: Mary Hynes, Port au Port, Ramona Saunders, Dartmouth, N.S., Walter (Mary), Goose Bay, Harold, Heatherton, Ada Hickman, Hamilton, ON, Gordon (Marylin), ON and Philip, Heatherton; 52 grandchildren, 92 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; sister Verna Trask, Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Arthur and sons Arthur Jr. and Patrick. Friends may visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Heatherton on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 26th at 2:00 pm, officiated by Monsignor Raymond Marche. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Heatherton. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the St. Joseph's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

BASHA, Nicholas William (Nick)
1953 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nicholas William Basha announce his passing on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 53. He will be sadly missed by his mother Mary Wellon; brothers & sisters, twin brother Noel, Tom, Joe, Mary E. Basha, Kathleen Limberis, Michael, David, Anthony, Martha Basha (Danny Kelly), Elias and their families, as well as many friends. He was predeceased by his father Elias T. Basha and his step father Bill Wellon. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Wednesday & Thursday during the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 26th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The Basha family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Cliff Westby, Catherine Allen-Westby, Dorothy Allen and the nursing staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, your care and support during a very difficult time will always be remembered.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, January 26, 2007

DEATHS

MURPHY, Trudy Lynn
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Trudy Lynn Murphy announce her sudden passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 in her 37th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving parents: Earl and Laura Murphy, Summerside; her loving and devoted companion Randy Janes; brothers and sister: John Murphy, Fort McMurray, AB, Vivian Loder (Terry), Summerside, Todd Murphy (Julia), Summerside; nieces: Stacey Christopher (Fred), Mallory Loder and Mary Loder; nephews: Bruce and Brandon Murphy; special grand nephew: Wesley Christopher; aunts and uncles: Violet Wheeler, John (Norma) Murphy, Jim (Theresa) Murphy, Gladys (Lemual) Sheppard, Lottie (Randy) Janes, Ruby Harrison, Nora Cheeseman, Mary Cheeseman, Annie (Christopher) Christinsen, and Jack (Dolores) Hann; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by brother Richard Loder. Family and friends may visit St. Paul's Anglican church, Summerside on Friday from 7-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 7-9:00 P.M. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 28th at 2:00 P.M. . Cremation to follow. Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCCARTHY, George
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George McCarthy announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at the age of 76 years.  He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife, Catherine;  son, Cyril (Sherry) of Corner Brook and grandchildren:  Gillian, Jennifer and Janice; daughter, Agnes McCarthy Dyke of Truro, Nova Scotia and grandchildren:  Christopher and Amanda; brother,  Kevin (Eva) of Corner Brook; sister, Kathleen Fitzgerald; sisters-in-law, Angie McCarthy and Onie McCarthy; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents, George and Mary McCarthy; son, George; brothers:  Gerald, Jerry and Charlie; and sister, Alice; brother-in-law, William Fitzgerald and sister-in-law, Marie McCarthy.   The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, January 26, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Most Holy Redeemer with Father Gale officiating.  Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

WARD, Louisa Rose
July 14, 1916 - January 24, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Louisa Rose Ward announce her passing on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Shirley (George), son Terry (Faye), special son Rick (Doreen), 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Essie (Hubert) White, sisters-in-law Angela White, Fannie Haggeth, Louisa (Raymond Stuckless), Melita Ward, brother-in-law Alfie Ward (Bessie), also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ernest and son Cliff. Visitation will take place today from Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake on Saturday, January 27th, 2007 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Snow and Pastor Osmond officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. No flowers by request. Donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts


Saturday, January 27, 2007

DEATH

MURPHY, Trudy Lynn
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Trudy Lynn Murphy announce her sudden passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 in her 37th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving parents: Earl and Laura Murphy, Summerside; her loving and devoted companion Randy Janes; brothers and sister: John Murphy, Fort McMurray, AB, Vivian Loder (Terry), Summerside, Todd Murphy (Julia), Summerside; nieces: Stacey Christopher (Fred), Mallory Loder and Mary Loder; nephews: Bruce and Brandon Murphy; special grand nephew: Wesley Christopher; aunts and uncles: Violet Wheeler, John (Norma) Murphy, Jim (Theresa) Murphy, Gladys (Lemual) Sheppard, Lottie (Randy) Janes, Ruby Harrison, Nora Cheeseman, Mary Cheeseman, Annie (Christopher) Christinsen, and Jack (Dolores) Hann; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by brother Richard Loder. Family and friends may visit St. Paul's Anglican church, Summerside on Friday from 7-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 7-9:00 P.M. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 28that 2:00 P.M. . Cremation to follow. Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Monday, January 29, 2007

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Tuesday, January 30, 2007

DEATHS

FALLE, Robert Douglas
155 West Street, Apartment #3
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Douglas Falle announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the age of 60 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Geraldine, six brothers: Derek Falle of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Richard Falle of Alberta, Dan Falle of Deer Lake, Louis Falle of Cape Breton, Bruce Falle of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Francis Falle of Piccadilly and three sisters: Lorraine Young of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Diane Falle of USA, Joanne Falle of Halifax, Nova Scotia and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Chesley and Theresa Falle, his sister, Mary Falle, brother, Jimmy Falle. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, January 31st at 1:00 p.m. at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

MARTIN, Brian Everard Clarke
1917 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarke Martin announce his passing on Monday, January 29, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughters: Gwen Bartlett (David), Roberta Gash, Corner Brook, Peggy Martin (Dan Sacrey), Grand Falls, Susan Martin, London, ON., Jacqueline Duffney (Tony), Benoits Cove and Roger (Debbie), New Brunswick; grandchildren: Grace & Bobbi Dunphy, Jim, Jason & Robert Gash, Catherine & Kenny Duffney and Lucas Martin; brother Gordon Martin (Joanne), Santa Cruz, California; special friend, Cyril Bennett, special niece Betty Janes and son-in-law Ken Dunphy as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his precious wife Grace on January 24, 2005, his parents Rev. Francis Martin & Blanche Martin; his sisters, Gwen, Dorothy & Phyllis and mother-in-law Margaret Bennett, son-in-law Jim Gash. The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 1st at 2:00 p.m. from The Memorial United Church, Curling Street Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Tuesday 7-9 p.m. & Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to Memorial United Church. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, January 31, 2007

DEATHS

WILTON, William (Bill) Chesley
(Col. CD Ret.)

Passed peacefully away on 29 January 2007, at the Health Sciences Centre, in the presence of his family, William Wilton at the age of 86 years. Bill served with the 59th Royal Artillery during WWII. He attended UNB and obtained a degree in Forestry Engineering. Bill worked with the Canadian Forestry Services until his retirement, subsequently he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Institute of Forestry. Bill joined the militia after the war, and served in various positions including Commanding Officer and Honorary Colonel of the 56th Field Squadron Engineers and Commander Newfoundland District. Bill was also very involved with the Army Cadets and served as President of the Army Cadet League of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch. Predeceased by his daughter Doran (1954); his wife Elizabeth (2001) and his son Ches (2006). Also predeceased by brothers-in-law Ted Trenchard and Robert Pretty and sister-in-law Amy Wilton. Left with fond and loving memories his son Derek, wife Susan and grandchildren Felicie Young (husband Andrew), Kimberley and Peter, daughter Judy Caul, husband Tony and granddaughter Andrea (fiancé Liam McNamara); and son Gary, wife Joan Cranston and grandchildren Rebecca Wilton and Peter Cranston; sisters: Georgina Trenchard, Winifred Pretty and Mima Penney (Phonse) and brothers: Robert and Claude (Ulah); nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends; and the many friends he made at Elizabeth Towers. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, 30 January 2007; from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Wednesday, 31 January 2007; and from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon on Thursday, 1 February 2007. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, 1 February 2007 at 2:00 pm from Carnell's Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Bill's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com

BUTT, Edith Marie (Nee Cullihall)
Rocky Harbour, NL
May 30th, 1922 - January 30th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Marie Butt announce her passing on Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 84th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Stella (Hector Young), Wycliff (Ruby Butt) both of Rocky Harbour, Alfreda (Bruce Payne) of Corner Brook, Bessie (Bud Reid) of Rocky Harbour, Myra (Brian Goosney) of Birchy Head, Iris (John Byrne) of Grand Falls, Kevin (Jackie Butt) and Lorna Butt both of Rocky Harbour; her 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; her step-mother Sylvia Cullihall of Rocky Harbour; her sisters-in-law: Blanche Watts of Rocky Harbour, Myrtle Smith of Norris Point, Flora Butt of Rocky Harbour and Pearl Butt of Fort McMurray. Edith was predeceased by her husband John Charles Butt and grandson Owen, parents Mary & Fred Cullihall, son-in-law Bud Parsons, her brothers-in-law Edgar, Chesley, George and Sam and sister-in-law Florence. The family will be receiving family and friends today, Wednesday, January 31st, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the United Church in Rocky Harbour, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Beverly Snow officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Harbour. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.

 

 

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