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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2009

 

ANDERSON, Jeppe Kirkemann (John)
March 9 1935 - Jan 21 2009
Pasadena

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeppe Kirkemann (John) Andersen announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, on Wednesday January 21st 2009 in his 73rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond & loving memories his wife; Mary (nee Pittman), his son; Darren Andersen of St. John's, his brother; Karl (Gerda) Andersen & his sister; Mrs. Anna Pederson both of Denmark. John was predeceased by his one sister & two brothers. Also leaving to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends & also his extended family. The family will be receiving family & friends from The St. Aiden's Anglican Church in Bellburns, from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm on Friday January 23rd 2009, where also the funeral service will take place from on Saturday January 24th 2009 at 2 pm with the Rev: James Pratt officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery at Spuddles Cove. In lieu of flowers donations to the W.M.R. Hospital Cancer Unit in John's Memory would be gratefully appreciated. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
23/01/09

BABB, Hannah Myra
Stephenville Crossing, NL
January 16, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Hannah Myra Babb announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on Friday, January 16, 2009. She will be dearly missed and always loved by her parents Paul and Sarah Babb of Stephenville Crossing; grandmothers: Virginia Babb of Harbour Grace and Carol Ann (Andrew) Hickey of Flat Bay; great-grandmother Dora Young of Stephenville Crossing; Uncle Chris and Aunt Dekota Babb of Harbour Grace, Aunt Serena Bennett (Colin Cormier) of Flat Bay, Aunt Kimberley Bennett of Flat Bay; cousins: Pearson Babb, Skyler and Spencer Cormier as well as other family members. She was predeceased by her grandfathers Clifford Bennett and Earl Babb. A private memorial service will take place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Flat Bay. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital or Bay St. George Sick Children's Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.
20/01/09

BAILEY, Leona Bride (nee Barry)
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
Formerly of Heatherton

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Leona (Bride) Bailey, nee Barry, announces her peaceful passing on January 10th, 2009 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing at the age of 97 years. She leaves to mourn two loving sisters, Beatrice Cormier and Delia Cormier; a loving brother, Ronald (Carrie) Barry; special niece Marina (Terry) Downey as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Victor Bailey; dear parents, Francis and Adeline (White) Barry; brothers William, Martin, Reginald, Charlie and Steve and her sisters Bertha, Rita and Lillian. Leona spent many of her younger adult years in Quebec and returned with many wonderful stories of her time there. With a worldly view, she showed impeccable memory with her detailed accounts of family events and history from days gone by, amazing many who knew her. She was intrigued immensely by seafaring stories and was able to recount details of early local shipwrecks. She had a passion for reading and learning about local history and the days of her early ancestors, a passion that was shown up until the last days of her life. She will be sadly missed. Visitation will be on Monday from 2 - 4 p.m. with funeral mass celebrated on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 at 2 p.m., all from St. Joseph's Parish in Heatherton. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Joseph's church memorial fund will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville Crossing.
12/01/09

BAKER, Nicholas John
Deer Lake, NL
August 6, 1909 - January 12, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nicholas John Baker announce his passing on Monday, January 12th, 2009 at the Escasoni Complex in St. John's, at the age of 99 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Nellie (Robert) George, Everett (Janet) Baker, Eric (Augusta) Baker, Valerie (David) Thorne, John (Glenda) Baker, Robert (Gertrude) Baker, Irene (Ivan) Butler, Barry (Mary) Baker, adopted daughter Hannah (Daryl) Anstey; 31 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren, as well as brother Edmund Baker; sisters: Ann White, Frances Cull, Julia Paul, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Edith Mae; parents: Moses and Lucendia Baker; daughter Emma George; granddaughters: Sharon George, Donna Bell Baker, Beulah Thorne and great granddaughters: Sabrina Baker and Alexandria Baker. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Wednesday and Thursday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 16th at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church with Pastor Cyril Farewell and Pastor David Gifford officiating. Interment will follow at Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund or flowers are graciously accepted. To make a memorial donation or to sign the family guest book, visit our website www.fillatre.ca
15/01/09

BALDWIN, Malcom Kaywood (Mick)
Formerly of Cox's Cove, NL

Passed peacefully away in Toronto, Ontario on January 21, 2009 after a lengthy illness, Malcolm (Mick) Baldwin in his 61st year. Leaving to mourn his wife Jean and his devoted daughter Lisa, brothers: Gilbert (Shirley) Baldwin, Bud (Anita) Baldwin, Daniel (Ethel) Baldwin, sisters: Laura Mercer, Frances Brake, Maude (Ben) Knee, Ruth (Harry) Saunders, Doily (Don) Penney, Peggy (Tom) Hussey, brother-in-law Selby Gough, and a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. Predeceased by his parents John Joseph and Gertrude Baldwin, sister Ida Gough, brothers Archie Baldwin and David Baldwin, sister-in-law Clara Baldwin, brothers-in-law James Brake and William Mercer. Visitation at Beechwood Funeral Home, Toronto on Saturday, January 24, 2009 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. Funeral service and internment to follow.
24/01/09

BALDWIN, Olive Mae
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Mae Baldwin announce her passing on Monday, January 26th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 70 years Frank Baldwin, Hampden; daughters: Patricia Bushey, Hampden, Sadie Dutot (Joe Flynn), Hampden, Poppy (Michael) Blanchard, Stephenville, Beverley (Donald) Rice, Hampden, Maisie (Wilfred) Park, Corner Brook, Golda (Eldon) Parsons, Hampden and Peggy Baldwin (Keith Warren), Corner Brook; adopted son Tony Baldwin, Fort McMurray, 19 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Willis (Florence) Baldwin, Jackson's Arm; sisters-in-law: Jessie (Douglas) Osmond, St. John's and Edna Baldwin, Fort McMurray. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Bartholomew and Jane Rice, a baby girl in infancy, 4 brothers, son-in-law Benjamin Bushey and brother-in-law George Baldwin. Friends may visit St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm on Wednesday from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 29th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Hannah Dicks officiating. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
27/01/09

BENNETT, Cecil Glenn
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Glenn Bennett announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, January 26, 2009 at the age of 47 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Sherry and her children, Victoria Baird, Paul Meyers, his mother, Marguerite Bennett of Stephenville Crossing, four brothers: André, Ricky, David, Todd and their families as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Cecil Bennett and his brothers, Gregory Bennett and Paul Bennett. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Stephenville.
28/01/09

BENNETT, Patrick Joseph
Corner Brook, NL
May 16 1930 - Jan 21 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick Joseph Bennett announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on January 21, 2009 at the age of 78. He was a faithful member of the Knights of Columbus for 44 years, receiving the Honour of the Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus. He will be sadly missed by his loving children; Catherine, Sheila, Patrick (Phyllis) of Bradford ON, David (Alison) of Ottawa ON, Paul (Marni) of Stony Plain AB. Grandchildren; Deanna, Carol-Ann, Sean, Angela, Jason, Ashley, Scott, Jeff, Jordan, and Meagan. Great Grandchildren; Ethan and Lauren. Brothers; Leo (Mary), Walter (Laura). Sister, Ann Ewell. Special friend Joan McCarthy. Large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Doris, parents Patrick and Gertrude, brothers Jack, Ernest, and Fred, sisters Helen (Nel) and Lillian. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home on Friday, January 23, 2009 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Mount Bernard Avenue, Saturday January 24, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., Father Hynes officiating. Cremation to follow, burial at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations are gratefully accepted to: Heart and Stroke Foundation or Holy Redeemer Parish, Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook, NL. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
23/01/09

BLANCHARD, Willis Alonzo
May 19th, 1944 - January 9th, 2009
12, 711 Beacon Hill Drive, Fort McMurray, Alberta
(Formerly of Parsons Pond, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willis Alonzo Blanchard announce his passing on Friday, January 9th, 2009 at the Northern Lights Regional Hospital in Fort McMurray, Alberta in his 64th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his partner Laverne, his father; Albert, sisters; Margaret (Melvin), & Elizabeth (Matthew), brother; Daniel (Margaret), sisters; Caroline (Craig), Rosetta (Dale), & Romaine (Jeff), and his sister-in-law; May. Also a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a large circle of friends. Willis was predeceased by his mother; Johannah, nee Parsons, brothers; Herman & Melvin. The family will be receiving family and friends at the St. Peters Anglican Church in Parsons Pond, on Monday, January 12th, 2009 from the hours of 7 - 9 pm and on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm , from where also the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 at 2 pm with the Rev. James Pratt officiating with the Burial to follow at the church cemetery in Parsons Pond. Donations to the Children Wish Foundation or The Janeway Hospital in Willis' memory would be graciously appreciated. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
12/01/09

BROWN, Philip Matthew
June 24th, 1952 - January 18th, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philip Matthew Brown announce his passing on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 56 years. He leaves to mourn his loving friend Dorothy Brown, special grandson Phoenix, son Gavin, mother Alice, brothers: Gordon (Amelia) and Keith (Paula), sisters Mondella (Darrel) and Lorraine. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Chester and brother Edward. Friends may visit St. George's Anglican Church in Robinson's on Monday evening and Tuesday from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 21st at 2:00 PM with Rev. Canon David Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 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     Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.
19/01/09

CHAULK, Sidney
Burnt Islands, NL
December 21, 1929 - January 14, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sidney Chaulk announce his passing at Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre in Port Aux Basques on Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, his loving family: wife Annie Myrtle (nee Hardy), of 57 years; son David (Georgina), Burnt Islands; daughters: Sherry (Gus) Collier, Rose Blanche, Wilma Lee (Reuben) Taylor, Burnt Islands, Wendy (Tim), Stoney Creek, ON; grandchildren: Christopher (Vonda), Edmonton, AB, Angie (DJ), Barrie, ON, Sherry (David), Scott (Angela), all of Corner Brook, NL, Sheldon (Kristylee), Twyla (Kerry), all of St. John's, NL, Jody (Damien), Red Deer, AB, Veronica (Travis), Fort McMurray, AB; great-grandchildren: Evan, Aiden and Kingston; brother Alex (Florence), Halifax, NS; sister Julia (Alton) Milley, Mount Pearl, NL; brother-in-law George (Kay) Hardy, Corner Brook, NL; sisters-in-law: Sandra Hardy, St. John's, NL and Phyllis Chaulk, Halifax, NS; half sisters-in-law: Raylene (Ron) Sheaves and Diane (Jim) Anderson, all of Port Aux Basques, NL, as well as a large circle of cousins, nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews and many friends. Predeceased by his parents: Emma (nee Harris) and Thomas; brothers: Chesley and Gerald; mother-in-law and father-in-law Mary Ann (nee Keeping) and John William Hardy, and brother-in-law Reginald Hardy. Friends visited the family residence in Burnt Islands on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Funeral Service took place from St. George's Anglican Church, Burnt Islands on Sunday, January 18th at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Father Andrew Nussey. Interment followed at Hillside Haven Anglican Cemetery, Isle Aux Morts Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers were graciously accepted or donations made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port Aux Basques. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
22/01/09

CLUETT, Arthur
Ramea, NL
November 8, 1920 - January 5, 2009
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Arthur Cluett announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, January 5, 2009 at the age of 88 years. Arthur enjoyed fishing and doing carpentry work. He was an avid card player and loved listening to Newfoundland music. He leaves to mourn with many treasured memories his children: Clyde (Dorothy), Ramea, NL, Linda (John) Framp, Stephenville, Hubert "Fred" (Ann-Marie), Kippens, Susie Unsworth (Gary), Mountain, ON, Aubrey (Elsie), Ramea; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; as well as other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Hubert and Caroline; wife Eva Vivian (Keeping); brothers: William, Gordon, Chesley, Clarence; sisters: Minnie and Molly. Visitation will take place from St. Boniface Anglican Church, Ramea on Tuesday beginning at 7:00 p.m. from where the Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment will follow at St. Boniface Anglican Cemetery in Ramea. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Boniface Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
06/01/09

DECKER, Helen Drusilla
Pollard's Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Decker announce her passing on Sunday, January 25th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Jessie (Thomas) Sweeney, Oshawa, ON, Elizabeth (Erwin) Deighan, Oshawa, ON, Gilbert (Mary), Pollard's Point, Kathleen (Walter) Hynes, Conception Bay, Seal Cove, David (Diane), Brampton, ON and Dale (Derick) O'Brien, Torbay; 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; special family member, Olive Milley; as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband John, October 1st 2008, daughter Linda; and brother Fred Ralph. Visitation will take place from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Pollard's Point on Wednesday and Thursday from where the funeral service will be held on Friday January 30th at 2 PM. Reverend Hannah Dicks officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
28/01/09

FELIX, Mercedes Theresa
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Felix Cove)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mercedes Theresa Felix announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the age of 90 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband, James. She leaves to mourn, one son, Ernest of Felix Cove, three daughters: Marg Russell of Stephenville Crossing, Lena Gabriel of Stephenville Crossing, and Joan Gale (Glenn) of Kippens, 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends.
Mom lived life to the fullest. A good game of cards and a toddy never went astray. Her table was always set for anyone who happened to drop in and if you beat her in poker you may never be invited back again. God bless you Mom.
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 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. Cremation will take place after the Funeral Service. Interment will take place on Saturday, January 17th at 11:00 a.m. at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund.
15/01/09

GAUDON, Omar J.
5 Ridgewood Place, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Omar J. Gaudon announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at the age of 91 years. Born in Stephenville, Omar is survived by his loving wife, Rita and six children: Linda (Howard) Doucette of Riverview, New Brunswick, Laverna Gaudon of Riverview, New Brunswick, Wayne (Sharon) Gaudon of London, Ontario, Brian (Elizabeth) Gaudon of Stephenville, Vincent Gaudon of Caledon, Ontario, Rosemary Gaudon of Dalhousie, New Brunswick, three brothers: Cosmos Gaudon of Stephenville, Cyril Gaudon of Stephenville, Vincent Gaudon of Ontario, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Francis and daughters, Mona and Theresa. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, January 7 at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.
05/01/09

GREELEY, Leander William
February 27, 1928 - January 4, 2009
Upper Island Cove, NL

Passed peacefully away on January 4, 2009 in his 80th year, Leander William Greeley, at Smith's Personal Care Home, Bishop's Cove, NL. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 59 years Irene (nee Smith), son: Neville (Wenda) of Corner Brook, daughter: Elizabeth (Alex Canning) of Mount Pearl, special daughter: Winnie James (Lloyd) of Bryant's Cove; brother: William, sisters: Lenora and Gertrude, all of Upper Island Cove; his pride and joy, three grandchildren: Meghan, Mitchell and Ryan of Corner Brook; as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Daisy, granddaughter: Stephanie, and brother: Thomas. Visitation will take place at Hussey's Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove, NL on Monday, January 5, 2009 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 pm, on Tuesday, January 6 from 10 am-12 noon, 2-5 and 7-9:30 pm and on Wednesday, January 7 from 10 am-1:30 pm. The funeral service will take place at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Island Cove on Wednesday, January 7 at 2 pm. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Western Regional Hospital Foundation.
05/01/09

HODDINOTT, Frederick
July 19, 1944 - January 2009

It is with great sadness that we announce Fred's passing in January 2009 at his home in Cormack at the age of 64 years. Fred leaves behind his sisters Mary Locke (Wilson), Sylvia, Isabel Shariati (Moe), his brother Brian (Beverly), nephews Paul, Danny, Sean, and Matthew, nieces Marsha, Tammy, Sara and Victoria as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father and mother Gordon and Margaret Hoddinott and his brother Howard. Cremation took place on Friday, January 16, 2009.
"With all it's sham, drudgery and broken dreams it is still a beautiful world."
07/02/09

HOUNSELL, Emma Jane (Hoddinott)
Corner Brook
March 28, 1919 - January 17, 2009

Passed peacefully away at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Center, Stephenville Crossing, Emma Hounsell in her 90th year. Emma, born at Brig Bay, was the daughter of the late Henry & Elsie (Samson) Hoddinott. Her husband Philip predeceased her 22 years ago. Left with happy memories and thankful hearts are daughter Sandra (Dave) Rogers, Stephenville, sons Henry (Kay), Pasadena, Derek (Mary), Halifax, Wayne (Bev), Stephenville; eight grandchildren, Matthew & Sarah Rogers, Joanne Hounsell (Robert Janes), Jennifer Hounsell (Sean Coburn), Lorne Hounsell, Shelley Hounsell (Myk Gray), Allison (Konstantin) Kouzovnikov and Bradley Hounsell, as well as five great grandchildren, Emma, Benjamin, Alexander, Isabelle and Peter; two sisters Marie (Truman) Maynard, Corner Brook and Henrietta (Benedict) Mancini, Yonkers, New York; one brother Seymour (Juanita), Deer Lake, and sister-in-law Gertie Webster, Corner Brook, as well as a wide circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by family members, sister Maisie and husband George(Spence), sister Bessie and husband Peter (Samson), sister Linda and husband Ronald (Flegel), brother Peter and wife Stella.. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook on Monday, January 19th from the hours of 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 20th at 2:00 PM, from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with the Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. No flowers by request. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Memorial Fund, Bay St. George Long Term Care Center or 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
19/01/09

HYNES, Ethel May
Corner Brook, NL
February 4th, 1918 - January 24th, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel May Hynes announce her passing on Saturday, January 24th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 91st year. Ethel was a resident of the 3rd floor O'Connell Centre since April of 2008. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Stella Park, Ernie (Shirley), Hector Jr. and Beverly (Jerry) Smith, grandchildren: Alan (Nicole) Whitten, Max Jr. (Julie) Park, Terry Whitten (Scott Payne), Scottie Whitten, Connie (Jim) Keough, Carol Ann (Gerald) O'Neil, Jason Smith, Janice (Brad) Clarke and Marc Hynes, 10 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law: Alice Marks, Ann Frost, Maisie Hynes and Lorraine Hynes, brothers-in-law: Kevin Hynes and Bill (Rita) Hynes, special cousins Meta and Annette Chaulk, Edmund and Mary Mouland. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Hector, daughter Regina "Jean" Whitten, son Carl, sons-in-law Ken Whitten and Max Park Sr., parents William and Arabella Rolls, brother Ernest Rolls. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Tuesday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 27th at 2:00 PM from All Saints' Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Townsite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints' Anglican Church Maintenance Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
26/01/09

JONES, George
Curling NL
Sept 14 1922 - Jan 21 2009
WWII Veteran, Merchant Navy

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Jones announce his passing on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at the DVA Unit of the J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Larry (Denise), Wayne (Patricia), Darryl (Trish), Lorraine, Ed (Darlene), Phyllis, Chris (Kelly), Mary (Keith), Peter and Paul (Lisa): daughter-in-law: Gloria; 33 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; sisters: Evelyn Crocker and Nora Jackson; brothers: Jim (Margaret), Len (Maude), Bern (Josephine), Bob (Patricia) and Fred (Loretta); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife, Margaret, March 18, 2008; sons: Kevin and Douglas; infant daughter Sheila, parents, Benedict and Nora. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, January 24th at 1:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Parish, Curling. Father Bernard Buckle officiating with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Parish Fund or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
23/01/09

JOSEPH, Mary Edna (nee Upshall)
March 30 1938 - January 23 2009
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Edna Joseph announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit in the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL on Friday, January 23, 2009 in her 70th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her family, Jim (Renee) - Taryn, Christopher, Cameron, Tanner; Deborah - Daniel and father Garry Burton; Donald (Karen) - Christa, Donald, Patrick, Kristy, Aric; James -daughter Trina, son - Dorian; Paul (Carla)- Kyle; Great Grandchildren; Virginia, Skylar, Chloe, Novalee, Evan. Sisters; Dorothy (Bert), Clara, Hazel, and only one brother Samuel (Edith) and a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mom was a true mother and best friend. She had a long career in fashion/sales and could always be counted on for an honest opinion. She was predeceased by her parents, Charles Upshall and Evelyn (Reid), sister Lillian and her husband Rocko, mother and father in laws Dufe and Josephine, brothers in law John Joseph, Michael Joseph, Patrick Joseph, Herbert Cramm and Eli Hodder. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, January 24, 2009 and Sunday, January 25, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place 10: 30 a.m. on Monday January 26, 2009 from the Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Mt. Bernard Ave. Internment to take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the S.P.C.A. will be greatly appreciated. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"You Are The Wind Beneath My Wings"
26/01/09

KENDALL, Kayley Simmonds
Corner Brook, NL

Mommy's and Daddy's precious angel, Kayley Simmonds Kendall. Leaving to mourn, her mommy and daddy, Kimberley Simmonds and Troy Kendall; grandparents: Trina Kendall and Steve and Corrina Simmonds; great-grandparents: Peter and Etta Kendall, and Jeanette Simmonds and Nora Quigley; uncle: Tim (Natasha) Simmonds; cousin: Nicole; as well as several great aunts and uncles too numerous to mention. A private family service will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. on Friday, January 9, 2009 at 11 am with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
09/01/09

KING, Gertrude Earle
Passed peacefully away at home on Friday, January 9, 2009. Predeceased by her loving husband Jacob Harris King, grandson, Jonathan Jacob King, sisters Nellie Anderson, Gwen Brokenshire, brothers Guy and Fred Earle. Left with many wonderful memories of a loving and fun mother, Elizabeth and her husband, Jean Pierre Andrieux, Wayne and his wife, Linda, Janice and her husband, Glen Coates. Caring and cherished grandmother of John (Nadine), Peter (Sherry), Karolyn (Derek), Elizabeth, Joanna (Marc), Katie (Danny), Thomas and Leah. Adoring great-grandmother of Jake, Lucas and Grace. Left with loving memories: sister, Jean Kennedy, sisters-in-law Myrtle King, Priscilla Earle, special nieces and nephews and many friends. Also leaving her dear little dog, Miss Daisy. Her zest for life and her energy will forever inspire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or the charity of one's choice. Visitation at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's, Sunday, January 11 from 7 - 9 p.m., Monday, January 12 from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. and Tuesday, January 13 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. To send messages of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.carnells.com     Funeral service at St. Augustine Anglican Church, Westerland Rd., at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Inurnment to follow at General Protestant Cemetery, Waterfordbridge Road.
13/01/09

KING, Manson
Mattis Point
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Manson King announce his passing at his residence in Mattis Point on Thursday, January 1, 2009 at the age of 47 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Martha Ann King of Mattis Point, three brothers: Edward King, Garland (Jackie) King, Baron (Michelle) King, all of Mattis Point and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Cecil King, sister, Darlene Madore, grandparents, Jane and Hubert Young, Elizabeth and Charles King. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, January 5th at 10:00 a.m. at the Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
03/01/09

LaFITTE, Margaret
Stephenville
(July 7, 1937-January 3, 2009)

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, Margaret LaFitte (nee Power) at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter, Patti (Jeff Wilson) and four sons: Joseph (Bev), Tim (Wanda), Aiden and Pierre. Grandchildren: Amy, Thomas, Chantelle, Jonathan, Krystal, David, Anika and Evan. Brothers-in-law: Stan (Clarissa), Jim (Theresa) and Joe Norman. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Joseph LaFitte and two sisters, Madeline Dunn and Josephine Norman. Visitation will take place at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.
05/01/09

LEE, Kevin Patrick
It is with great sadness that our family announces the sudden passing of Kevin Patrick Lee (formerly of Corner Brook) on Thursday January 22nd, 2009 at Fort St. James, BC. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Angie, his children Dolores, Lorna, Elfie, Elsie, Anna Marie and Pauline, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Kevin will also be lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters; Theresa, Peter, Marie, Leonard, Patrick, Madonna, Rome, Deborah, Imelda and Gerard, all of Corner Brook, NL, Geraldine of Benoit's Cove, NL, Elizabeth of Illinois, USA, Bernadette and John of Nova Scotia, Suzanne of Ontario and Veronica of Alberta. He was predeceased by his father Thomas Lee, mother Theresa (Atkins) Lee and "mum" Gertrude (Gould) Lee, brothers Dermot, Ronald and Thomas Jr. A memorial mass was held in Fort St. James, BC on Saturday, January 24th, 2009 at 10 am. His cremation followed. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook at a date to be determined.
Rest in peace. We love you Kevin.
27/01/09

LIDSTONE, Bruce Wayne
Fort McMurray, AB
(Formerly of Lark Harbour)

Passed away suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, Bruce Lidstone on Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 at the age of 36 years., Suzette Cree, Bruce's fiancée also passed away a few hours later, as a result of the accident. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his son: Brandon Dawe, Ontario; parents: Shirley Lidstone and Wayne Lidstone, both of Fort McMurray; brother: Chadwick (Nicole), Fort McMurray; grandmothers: Marjorie Sheppard and Vera Lidstone, both of Lark Harbour; as well as many aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his grandfathers, Ralph Lidstone and William Sheppard. Visitation will take place from the family residence, 56 Little Port Road, Lark Harbour on Monday evening and Tuesday . The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 4th at 200 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Daffodil Place. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
02/02/09

LODGE, Jesse Peter
Deer Lake, NL
Nov 19 1929 - Jan 29 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jesse Peter Lodge announce his passing at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook on Thursday, January 29th 2009, in his 79th Year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife; Annie nee Reid, whom he married on August 29th 1957, & spent the last 51 years together. His 6 children; Dorothy (Max) Pretty, Gary (Glenda) Lodge, Darlene (Wayne) Burt, Denise (Doug) Critch, Shawn Lodge (Rachelle), & Karen (Chris) Pretty. His 14 grandchildren; Ryan (Vanessa) Pretty, Robert, Tonya, Jeremy, Jonathan, Danielle, Deanne, Melanie, Keshia, Dayna, Darren, Cassandra, Laneika, & Matthew. His 2 great grandchildren; Isaiah & Shealyn Paige. Also leaves to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, his extended families, & his best friend Walter (Fay) Wells. Jesse was predeceased by his mother & father; Elizabeth & Samuel Lodge, his brothers; Wilfred,Gordon, Herbert, & Adolphus. The family will be receiving family & friends from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm today Saturday January 31st 2009 & also on Sunday February 1st 2009 from the hours of 10 - 12. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salvation Army Memorial fund and would be gratefully appreciated. The funeral service will take place on Sunday February 1st 2009 at 3 pm from the Salvation Army church in Deer Lake, with Major Lindsey Oxford officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Wights Road, Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at: www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
31/01/09

MARTIN, William Lawrence
Corner Brook, NL
Oct. 22, 1924 - Jan. 31, 2009

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, January 31st, 2009 at Western Memorial Hospital, William Lawrence Martin in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are: wife : Jane (Hulan) Martin; son: Marcus (Sue) Martin, Calgary, AB; daughter: Brenda Martin, Mount Pearl; granddaughters: Ashley (Gavin) Preston and Robbyn Martin, Calgary; grandsons: Aaron and David Mosher, Mount Pearl; sister-in-law: Olga (Cliff) Pretty; other relatives in New Perlican and Southern Labrador; and a large circle of friends. Bill was a 50 year member of West Gate Masonic Lodge NO. 18 A.F and A.M. During that time he was actively involved and held many offices in the Association. Many thanks to Dr. Jerome Davis and the nurses at Western Memorial for their kindness and care. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday, February 1st between 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, February 2nd at 2:00 p.m. at The Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist. Reverend Michael Rice officiating, Interment to be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
02/02/09

MILES, John W.
Passed away at his home in Dundas, Ontario on Thursday, January 8, 2009 after a short illness, John in his 71st year. Loving husband of Vange. Dear father of Angela and Alan Bozec; Leslie and Clovis Cyr. Predeceased by son John K. and daughter Heidi. Also survived by grandchildren Rebeca; Ryan; Kennedy; Haley; Kevin and his sisters Dorethea Payne (Dan); Winnifred Pike (late Ron); Marie Caines (Gordon); Brenda Hurley (Larry) and the late Barbara Green and his brother Hubert (Helen); Robert (Shirley); and the late George (Mary). John was a retiree of Kruger Pulp and Paper Mill in Corner Brook, NL. John's wishes were that he be cremated and there will be no visiting or service. Arrangements by Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home Ancaster Chapel 905-648-3852.
Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circling flight.
I am the soft starlight at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.
10/01/09

MILLS, Ella May (Young)
July 25, 1923 - January 25, 2009

Passed away at the Westmount Nursing Home in Kitchener, Ontario at the age of 85. Predeceased by her husband Doyle Mills, June 14, 1999. Survived by 5 sons: Derek. Kitchener, ON, Raymond (Joan), Hinton, AB, Nelson (Barbara), Corner Brook, Wayne (Patricia), Corner Brook, Neil (Shelly), Kitchener, 3 daughters: Valetta Pinder, Kitchener, ON, Valda Wheeler (Glenn), Frenchman's Cove, NL, Carol Sztorc (David), Kitchener, ON; grandchildren Clyde, Michelle, Christopher, Beverly, Nancy, Patty, Colin, Jason, Renee, Sheldon, Stephen, Cathy, Brandon, Shane, Leanne, Dustin and 11 great grandchildren. As well as her brothers Hayward (Phoebe), Ralph, both of Deer Lake, Emmanuel (Joan) of Ontario, her sisters Pearl (Lloyd Traverse), Mrs. Fannie Whalen, both of Deer Lake, Dorothy (Allan Noel) of Summerford, her sister-in-law Mrs. Joan Young of Toronto, Bessie of Deer Lake. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and her extended family. Ella was predeceased by her parents Henry & Naomi Young, her brothers Hector, Rex, Garfield and Wycliff, her sisters–in-law Emma & Lillian Young, Mable Rose, Mildred Wilkins her brothers-in-law William Whalen, Joe Earle, Max Loder, Art Anstey, George Rose and Egbert Wilkins, also predeceased by her son-in-law Gerald Pinder of Kitchener. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 30th at 2:00 p.m. from the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Philip Drive, Pastor Logan officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. A special thanks to the staff of the Westmount Nursing Home, who took such great care of her during her last few years. All their love and attention is greatly appreciated by the entire family.
29/01/09

MORRIS, Donzella (Dawn)
Heatherton, NL
Jan 26, 1922 - Jan 14, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Dawn Morris announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at the age of 86 years. She will always be loved and remembered by her children: Kay (Guy Ralph), St. George's, Karen (Klaus Cenowa), Heatherton, Sherry (Bernard Rumbolt), Stephenville; grandchildren: Michelle Ralph Spears (Eric), Andrew Cenowa, Kelly Rumbolt (Ray Madore), Mitchell Rumbolt (Leanne), Johann Cenowa (Denise); great-grandchildren: Holly Cenowa, Charlotte Spears, Hannah Spears, Elizabeth Spears, Sarah Spears, Kate Rumbolt; sisters Ruby (Frank Simmons), Heatherton, Marie Goodyear, Corner Brook as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Howard Morris; parents James and Matilda Butt; sister Joan McKay. Visitation will take place on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Heatherton United Church from where the Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Kathryn Eddy officiating. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in Heatherton. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or Heatherton United Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website at www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.
17/01/09

OSMOND, Hazel Maud
Corner Brook, NL

With her niece, Marion Penney by her side, Hazel Maud Osmond passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2009 at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn are several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents, Benjamin and Selena; sisters: Mary, Florence, Lillian and Effie; brothers: Alexander, Clifford and Victor. Granting her wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. There will be no formal service. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA or to 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.
13/01/09

PARSONS, Millege Fintain "Mel"
Born February 22, 1931, died peacefully on January 19, 2009, in Strait Richmond Hospital, Evanston, NS surrounded by friends after a brief battle with cancer. Mel was raised in Fox Island River, NL and served in the PPCLI in the Korean War. He raised his five children in Burnaby, B.C. and retired to Judique, Cape Breton. He is survived by children, Heather Brookes (Madeleine, Hannah and Nicola), Gordon (Christopher), Donald, Lory, and Ellie (Zack and Samantha). He is also survived by sisters Marg Gerrie and Anne Pert, brothers Andrew, John and Joe. Mel was predeceased by his loving wife Margaret, grandson Joseph, brother Leo and his parents, Millege and Sadie Parsons. Funeral Mass was held on January 22 at St. Andrews Church, Judique NS with Father MacMillan officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetary.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to invernessfuneral@ns.aliant zinc.ca
27/01/09

PATEY, Frederick James (Fred)
Feb 18 1945 - Jan 22 2009
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fred on Thursday January 22nd 2009. At the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, in his 63 Year. Fred passed away peacefully surrounded by Family & friends. Fred leaves behind his loving Wife; Linda nee Collier, his sons; Christopher (Muriel), & Ian (Karen), his grandchildren; Emily, Braden & Summer, his brother; Thomas (Chelsia) of Springhill, N.S his sisters; Mrs. Nancy Welsh of Corner Brook, Mrs Marguerite Crocker of Brampton, Ontario. Phyllis (Gurney) Crocker of Cambridge, Ontario. Alice (Lawrence) Hennigan of Springhill, N.S., Mrs. Norma Lawrence of Brampton, Ontario, & Irene Patey of Milton, Ontario. His father & mother in law; Joseph & Florrie Collier of Corner Brook. Fred was predeceased by his father & mother; Thomas William & Mary Emma Patey. Also leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews, friends, & his special friend Otto Gill. The family will be receiving family & friends at Country Haven Funeral Home at 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm on Saturday January 24th 2009 & also on Sunday January 25th 2009 from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Monday January 26th 2009 at 2 pm from All Saints Anglican Church on Clarence Street, Corner Brook, with the Rev. Derrick Thomas officiating with the burial to follow at the Anglican section of Mt. Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
24/01/09

PIKE, Lorraine Teresa
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lorraine Teresa Pike, on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the age of 66 years. Lorraine will be lovingly remembered by her son E.G. Clyde (Karen) Baggs, grandson, Tyler and granddaughter, Kayla, her brother, Carter (Judy) Pike, niece, Ieshia and nephew, Codey as well sister, Cheryl Ann. She was predeceased by her father, Edward and mother, Annie Pike. Lorraine's passion was breeding and showing dogs. She raised Boxers and Pugs for a few years, then came to favour Doberman Pinschers, especially her two favorites Star and Pike. A Celebration of Lorraine's Life was held at Memories Funeral Home, 13403-St. Albert Trail, on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 2:00 PM. In memory of Lorraine, memorial donations can be made directly to the Canadian Kennel Club Foundation, Suite #400, 200-Ronson Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 5Z9. To send condolences please visit: www.mem.com
22/01/09

RALPH, Hannah
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hannah Ralph announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at the age of 94 years. She was predeceased by her husband, Moses Ralph and her son, Joseph Cyril Ralph. She leaves to mourn, her daughter, Jean (Bob) Clarke of Stephenville, daughter-in-law, Patsy Ralph of Labrador City, sister, Nina Sampson of Placentia, five grandchildren: Tina (Darrell) Martin of Wabush, Jody (Robert) Elliott of Edmonton, David (Natasha) Ralph of Ottawa, Sheldon (Stephanie) Clarke of Wichita, Kansas, Stephen (Tiffany) Clarke of Bermuda, five great-grandchildren: Mallory and Jared Martin of Wabush, Lilly and Sophie Clarke of Wichita, Kansas, Garret Elliott of Edmonton, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, January 24th at 2:00 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, in lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Augustine's Anglican Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
23/01/09

ROBERTS, Jeanette Virginia (nee Norman)
December 16, 1923 - January 26, 2009
Woody Point, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Center in Norris Point, on Monday, January 26th 2009, Jeanette Virginia Roberts (nee Norman), at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband; Cleveland, sons; Noel (Myra), Peter (Pamela) and Richard (Patricia). Her daughter; Susan (Mrs. Ronald Melanson); her grandchildren; Jamie (Diane) Roberts, Glen (Christanna) Roberts, Jason (Angela) Roberts, Lorelei Roberts Loder (Dale), Stephen (Michelle) Roberts, Andrea Roberts, Janzen, Laura (Stephen) Ipek, Alicia Wight, Annette Lecoure, her 14 great grandchildren, her sister Mrs. Gladys Gaulton and her brothers; Shirley Norman, Abraham Norman and Alex Norman. Jeanette was predeceased by her mother and father; Susan and Richard Norman, her sister; Ethel Antle, her brother Egbert Norman and her grandson; Paul Roberts. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, in Woody Point today, Wednesday, January 28th 2009, from the hours of 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm, from where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, January 29th, 2009 at 2 pm with the Rev: Charlene Laing officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Woody Point. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bonne Bay Health Center P.0. Box 70, 131 – 135 Main Street, Norris Point, A0K 3V0 or to a charity of one's choice in Jeanette's memory would be greatly appreciated. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
28/01/09

RUSSELL, Anne Frances
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anne Frances Russell announce her passing at her daughter's residence in Stephenville. Our heavenly father relieved her from a short battle with pancreatic cancer on Monday, January 26, 2009 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her ten loving children: Freddy (Linda) of Stephenville, Frank (Wanda) of Port au Port, Mary (James) of Calgary, Alberta, Robert of Stephenville, Carroll of Calgary, Alberta, Dail (Ed) of Bonnyville, David (Bride) of Calgary, Alberta, Kirby (Michelle) of London, Ontario, Iggy (Sue) of Calgary, Alberta, Genny (Terry) of Stephenville, 25 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and she will also be fondly remembered by, Kelly Hiscock and Paul Hiscock, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Carroll Joseph Russell and her son, Ignatius Russell, brothers, Fintan and Aloysius Young. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 30th at 10:00 a.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Following the interment there will be a celebration of Anne's life at the Twilight Social Club, Hynes Road, Port au Port East, all are welcome. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.
28/01/09

SNOW, Ronald Joseph
Deer Lake, NL
June 25 1922 - Jan 8 2009

Passed away peacefully at his family residence on Thursday, January 8th, 2009 at 12 Old Bonne Bay Road, Deer Lake, NL, at the age of 86 years, Ronald Joseph Snow. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Rhoda (nee Wilton), his daughter, Josephine (Mrs. Michael Alyward) of Paradise, NL; his grandchildren: Shannon Alyward and Betty (Joe Lane), his great-grandchildren: Ryan Lane and Maddie Alyward; his brother, Jim (Valetta) Snow of Stephenville, NL; also leaving to mourn his nieces, nephews, and his extended family and friends. The family will receiving family and friends from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Friday, January 9th, 2009 from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, January 10th, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Michael's & All Angels Anglican Church in Deer Lake; Canon John Meade officiating. Burial to follow at the church cemetery, Wights Road, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
‘Lest We Forget'
09/01/09

SPURRELL, Marjorie May (nee Pittman)
Pollard's Pointt, NL
Mar. 18, 1931 - Jan. 2, 2009

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family. Marjorie May Spurrell died on Friday, January 2nd, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, at the age of 77 years, leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Garfield; her children: Loretta (Everett), Wayne (Enid), Eugene (Sylvia), Bruce (Donna), Juanita (Jim), and Marlene (Joe); her 13 grandchildren: Renee (Jeff), Robert (Tammy), Sandy, Kimberly (Tony), Andy, Kristy (Dwayne), Mark, Alison ( Stewart ), Jimmy, Amy, Danny (Cassandra), Megan, and Patrick; her 10 great grandchildren: Kelsey, Emma, Dillon, Joshua, Dakota, Abigail, Olivia, Hayden, Chloe, and Mia; her sisters: Mrs. Effie Compton and Mrs. Evelyn Wiseman. Marjorie was predeceased by her parents: John & Caroline Pittman; her siblings: Eliza (Enos), Alfred, Augustus (Elizabeth), George (Ena), and Kathleen. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Micheal's & All Angels Anglican Church in Pollard's Point, this evening Saturday, January 3rd 2009 from the hours of 7-9 pm and on Sunday January 4th 2009 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where also the funeral service will take place today, Monday, January 5th, 2009 at 2 pm with the Rev: Hannah Dicks officiating with the Burial to follow at the church cemetery in Pollard's Point. Flowers & or Donations to the St. Michael's & All Angels Anglican Church Fund. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"
05/01/09

SWEENEY, Douglas J.
Trenton, ON
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Douglas J. Sweeney on Monday, January 5th, 2009 in his 68th year at his home in St. Petersburg, Florida. A long term resident of Trenton, retired from a lengthy Military career as well as a Technician with Warkworth Correctional Facility. Loving husband of 46 years to Catherine Sweeney (Colford). Loved father of Kathie and Eric Armstrong of Madoc, Debbie and Andy MacDonald of Trenton and Paul and Nedi Sweeney of Roslin. Also remembered by grandchildren Danielle, Drew, Laura, Ryan, Cole and great-grandchildren Cameron, Xander. Survived by brother Don Sweeney (Lynn), of Roberts Arm, NL and sister Pat Manchuck of Prince George, BC. Predeceased by brother Jim Sweeney (surviving wife Marie). The family will receive friends at the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street on Monday, January 12th, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Service to follow in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Father Brian McNally officiating. Interment White's Cemetery. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Brother Bill Education Fund for Africa.
What he leaves with us ...
Help others..."Because you can"
Do what "You" know is right
Be able to answer..."To Yourself"
If you're going to do something...
"Do it well"
If there is any kindness you
can show...show it today,
Because we only pass this way once.
09/01/09

TEMPLE, Catherine Joyce
Corner Brook, NL
March 29th, 1940 - January 31st, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Joyce Temple announce her passing after a brief and brave battle with cancer on Saturday, January 31st, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 51 years Bill, son Bill (Eva Tirman), Leduc, Alb., daughter Lavina (Bert) Martin, Winnipeg, MB, granddaughter Jennifer Temple (Jeff Dyck), Surrey, BC, sister Loretta Payne, Curling. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Israel and Alice Dove, brother Norman, sisters Louise Rideout and Georgie Jenkins. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 4th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
02/02/09

WALKER, Madge Marie
Port aux Basques, NL
May 5, 1939 - January 10, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madge Walker announce her passing at Dr. Charles LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques, on Saturday, January 10th, 2009 at the age of 69 years. She was the daughter of the late George and Mariam (nee Callahan) Young. She was also predeceased by first husband Fred McWhirter; brothers: Valentine (Tim), Jeffery, Nick and Dennis; sister Winnifred Dobbin; brother-in-law Arthur Dobbin and son-in-law Wayne Harvey. Leaving to mourn: husband, Budd; daughters: Paula (Donnie) Coleman, Georgina (Derek) LeRiche; son, Bob McWhirter; grandchildren: Jenna, Cody, Chad and Katie; brother, Gerald (Sheila) Young, Corner Brook; sisters: Joan (Jack) Masson, BC, Lena (Roy) Willis, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Margaret Young, Corner Brook, Mildred Young, Massachusetts, USA, Jean Allen, Corner Brook and Marjorie Young, ON; along with a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service took place from St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Port aux Basques on Monday, January 12, 2009 at 2:00 P.M., officiated by Father Lee Lainey. Interment followed at St. Michael's Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
13/01/09

WALKER, Pauline Sullivan
Grand Falls-Windsor
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her family, Pauline Walker, age 97 years, on Sunday, January 4, 2008 at her home in Grand Falls-Windsor. As she passed this week, Pauline left an admiring, loving entourage: children David (Sarah Berkshire), Michael (Janet Busche), and Margot (Stefan Mulder); grandchildren: David, Stephen, Margot, Joel, Christiaan and Adriaan; great grandchildren: Nigel, Alyssa, Alexandra, Zachary, Griffin and Taggert; nieces and nephews around the world and Grand Falls-Windsor caregivers Bessie Nobel, Wavey Budgell, Caroline Rideout, Michelle Andrews and Lynda Andrews. She was predeceased by her husband Augustus F. Walker, 1978. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 10th at 10:30 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
07/01/09

WALSH, Heather Ann
On January 12, 2009, Heather Ann Walsh passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with Crohn's disease at the Northern Lights Regional Hospital. She leaves behind to cherish her memory: Daughters, Carolyn Metchewais and family, Lisa Alexander and family, Tina Shields and family, Tracey Randell and family; husband, Carl Walsh. Also many other family and friends in Ontario and Newfoundland. We would like to thank all family and friends for love and support, the hospital staff and nurses on Medicine Ward who have given her the best of care. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers at the Northern Lights Hospital on the 3rd Floor Medicine Department. A memorial was held at the Fort McMurray Gospel Assembly Church on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Glen Forsberg officiating.
"Her memory is our keepsake,
With which we will never part,
God has her in His keeping
We have her in our hearts."
16/01/09

WARD, Russell Thomas
St. George's, NL
November 6, 1948 - January 5, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Russell Thomas Ward announce his passing at his cabin in Portage Lake on Monday, January 5, 2009 at the age of 60 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Delphine; children: Donna (Rob) Nauffts, Dartmouth, NS, Tracy Ward, Philadelphia; grandchildren: Nathan and Rylee; sisters: Annette Ward, Stephenville, Winifred (Michael) Young, Dartmouth, NS, Madonna (Cliff Muise), Stephenville, Debbie (Steven Benoit), Stephenville, Tina (Randy) Young, BC, Darlene (Ronnie Young), Stephenville, Vernell (Fabian) Lucas, St. George's; brothers: John (Patrica), Stephenville, Leonard (Betty), Stephenville Crossing, Norman (Carm), Newmarket, ON as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Herbert and Mary; brother Leroy and sister Shirley. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Wednesday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Daffodil Place. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.
07/01/09

WATSON, Georgina
Corner Brook, NL
October 3, 1921 - January 13, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Georgina Watson announces her passing on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at the Interfaith Home for senior citizens at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her brother: Duncan, and sister Mary (Don) Buckle, a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends, long time friends of Watsons Road. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, January 15, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at 2 pm from First United Church, Park Street on Friday, January 16, 2009 with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the First United Church Fund. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
15/01/09

WHEELER, Edith (nee Barnes)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away at Mountainview Estates, Corner Brook on Wednesday, January 28th, 2009, Edith Wheeler, age 87 years. Predeceased by her husband Roland, daughter-in-law: Cathy Wheeler; granddaughter: Kelly Wheeler; sisters: Jessie, Ida, Rita, and brothers: Harry and Enos; parents: Enos and Madeline Barnes. Left with fond and loving memories, her children: Sylvia (Neil Bursey), George (Mary), Ralph (Nancy), Marion (Pat Lewis), Enos (Carol), Gerald (Cindy), Gordon (Maxine), Richard (Ruby); grandchildren: Karen, Melissa, Martina, Scott, Catherine, Allyson, Zachery, Anna, Elliott and Jordan; great granddaughter Kaitlin; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; her special friends at the Interfaith Home Cottages and Moutainview Estates. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday, 7-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday, February 1st, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Daffodil Place. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
30/01/09

WHIFFEN, Catherine
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Catherine Whiffen (nee Kennedy) at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 95 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two sons: Jerry, Corner Brook and Phonse (Jacqueline Power), St. John's; three precious granddaughters: Catherine, Lisa and Sarah Whiffen; special niece and friend: Patricia Kennedy, Corner Brook; also survived by a wide range of nieces, nephews, other family and friends including, Cathy Chatelet and Rita O'Neil. She was predeceased by her husband Edward, 1998, niece Margaret Jones, 2008; as well as sisters: Ann Turner and Margaret Whiffen; brothers: Stanley, Richard, Peter and William Kennedy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, January 30th at 10:30 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Father Ted O'Conner officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Daffodil Place. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
29/01/09

YOUNG, Geovanna Marcelle (nee LaFontaine)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Geovanna Marcelle Young (nee LaFontaine) announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Roland Young of Marystown, Gerard Young of Brampton, Ontario, Greg Young of Stephenville Crossing, one daughter, Yvonne Walsh (Franco Canu) of Edmonton, Alberta and her beautiful grandchildren as well as a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Young and sister, Edna Ferland. Cremation has taken place. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Sunday, January 18th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, January 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating with interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Sick Children's Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
17/01/09

YOUNG, Michael Joseph
Main Street, Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Joseph Young announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Friday, January 2nd, 2009 at the age of 92 years, He will be sadly missed by his loving wife: Angela; four sons: Clarence (Denise) of Shallop Cove, Junior (Mary) of Shallop Cove, Clifford (Marg) of Baie Verte, Gerard (Beverley) of Fort McMurray; four daughters: Norma (Bill) of Mississippi, Mary (Terrence) of Stephenville Crossing, Nina (John) of Stephenville Crossing, Joan (Brian) of Saint John, New Brunswick, 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday evening and Sunday at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, January 5th at 2:00 p.m. at the Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with the Interment in Roman Catholic Cemetary, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.
05/01/09

 

 

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