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The Western Star Newspaper
January 2016

 

ANSTEY, Elizabeth J.
Born: November 20th, 1921
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 21st, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Anstey announce her passing at Corner Brook Long Term Care on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the age of 94 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Tom (Sandra); daughter-in-law Ivy; grandchildren Todd (Nancy), Lisa (Bobby), and Nadine; step-grandchildren Brent (Tamara), Jennifer (Frank), and her adored great grandchildren. She will be missed by her nieces, nephews, friends and her special niece Ena Hull. Mom was predeceased by her husband Allan; son David and her sister Alice Spencer. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church with Arch Bishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the C.N.I.B or the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"A mother's love is a blessing"

BARRY, Percy Francis
Born In: Robinson's
Born: May 13th, 1939
Passed on: January 18th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Percy Barry announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, NL on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Betty Yetman; children: Fabian (Tracy) Barry, Beverly (Curtis) Brown; six brothers: Aiden (Jane) Barry, Gordon Barry, Joe (Mary) Barry, Wayne (Susan) Barry, Terry (Emma) Barry, Ronnie Barry; seven sisters: Margaret (Hubert) Rowe, Alvina (Jim) Booth, Marina Barron (Rick), Sheila Williamson (Jim), Delia (Richard) Oulton, Loretta Barry (Doug), Josephine Barry (Cliff) and a host of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Margaret MacPherson-Barry; his daughter Madonna Barry; sister Geraldine (George) Legge, mother Nora Brown-Barry (Arsene) White and father William Barry. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Heatherton on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. The Funeral Mass and inurnment will take place in July of 2016. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation you can visit our website at www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BATSTONE, Arthur Thomas David
Born: August 19th, 1945
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 21st, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Batstone announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the age of 70 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife of 46 years, Ruby Eileen (nee Hussey); son Tyrone (Robin); grandchildren: Hannah, Ethan and Faith; sisters and brothers: from the Batstone family, Stella Stevens, Roy (Donna), Irving (Gertrude) and from the Norman family: Stella (Francis), Nora (George), Jenny, Sharron, Ruby (Roland), Donna (Roy), Roy (Anita) and Irving; sisters and brothers-in-law from the Hussey family: Shirley, Doreen (John), Gertie (Reginald), Stanley (Linda), David (Judy) and Clarence. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews and special little ones Sophia, Sienna, and Josiah, to whom he was known as "Diddle Pop". He was predeceased by parents Martin and Mary (nee Wiseman); sister Esther Norman; sisters-in-law Ruby Batstone and Dorothy Boone; brothers-in-law Shirley Norman, Donald Stevens, Ronald Manual and Ronald Hancock; nephews: Richard and Robert Batstone, Richard Norman and Randy Manual; father and mother-in-law Albert and Donna Hussey; uncles: William Batstone, Arthur, Alexander, Theodore and Ralph Wiseman. Prior to his illness, Arthur lived a fulfilling life travelling, camping, fishing, and playing guitar. He was a hardworking, true family man and spent 27 years employed with Newfoundland and Labrador Housing. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from Country Haven Funeral Chapel on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Dwayne Steeves officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Pentecostal Church of Zion or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BATSTONE, Robert "Bob"
Born In: Benoit's Cove
Born: September 14th, 1949
Passed on: January 7th, 2016
After a courageous battle with cancer, Bob passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Hospital in his 66th year on Thursday, January 7th, 2016. He will be sadly missed by his daughters Martina Hackett (Paul) and Kerri-Lee Silmarie (Alex); his grandchildren Garrett and Chelsea Hackett; his great-grandsons Caden and Kylan Hackett; sister Debbie Burton (Gerry); the mother of his children Leona Batstone; brothers-in-law Arch Mitchell, Brian (Leona) and Don Connolly; sisters-in-law Marie Reddy (Neil), Sandra Meaney, Mary Hackett (Dave), and Gertie Pederson (Paul); special friend Jack Duffney, and a large circle of nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Hayward and Marguerite Batstone; sister Kim Mitchell; father and mother-in-law Tony and Della Connolly, and his brother-in-law Bern Connolly. Thank-you to Dr. Tim Griffin, Dr. Tavenor, Dr. Dunn, Dr. Lafferty, and the staff of 3B and Palliative Care, and many special friends. In keeping with Robert's wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, 167 Country Road on Monday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 11th, 2016 with Father Don Leonard officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BENNETT, Melissa Jane
Born: March 26th, 1945
Passed on: January 25th, 2016
Irishtown, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melissa Jane Bennett (nee Dean) announce her passing on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the age of 70 years. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 52 years, David; her eight sons: David, Ches, Bill (Dana), Roger, Lennie (Pam), Jamie (Victor), Dwayne and Jody (Chantelle); her five daughters: Tammie (Murdock), Lisa (Dylmer), Tina (Peter), Kathy (Greg) and Dianna (Scott). Melissa will be missed by a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She will also be missed by brothers Anthony (Karen) and Leonard; sisters Bev and Lila (Doug) of Nova Scotia. She is predeceased by her son Gregory Dean (2001); father Lester (2001); mother Ethel (2015) and brother Leland. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday and Wednesday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2 pm from Country Haven Funeral Chapel, with Eric Lockhart and Daniel Newman officiating. Interment will follow at the Non-Denominational Cemetery, Batstone's Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca. Melissa will be ever remembered and ever loved.
"Forever In Our Hearts."

BILLARD, Betty
Passed in: Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 14th, 2016

Surrounded by her loving family, Betty passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 14th 2016 at the age of 73 years at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her devoted husband of 50 years, Austin, her daughter Karen (Sean) Flynn, and grandson Ethan (Nan's little man - the center of her world). She will also be sadly missed and forever remembered by her sister Helen (Will) Strickland in Harbor Breton, sister-in-law Diane (Brian) Munden in Harbour Le Cou and a very large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Lillian and Alexander Hynes, brother Sandy, sister-in-law Irene, nephew Rick Hynes, and father and mother-in-law Simeon and Maud Billard. Betty will never be forgotten, she will always be remembered for her constant love and devotion to her church community. Betty was a beautiful woman with an infectious smile and a heart of gold. She had a long career with the College of the North Atlantic and played a part in many service organizations throughout her lifetime. She was a strong advocate of many causes but none were closer to her heart than autism. Betty made a lasting impression on all who knew her - she showed courage, determination and generosity in all that she undertook and was an inspirational leader. Throughout her battle with cancer she continued to inspire many with her strength, her determination and her faith. Visitation will take place on Saturday from 2-4 and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville Crossing. The funeral service will take place on Monday, January 18th 2016 at 2 p.m. from Assumption Parish on Hospital Road in Stephenville Crossing. Burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Betty's memory to the Autism Society Newfoundland and Labrador, Western Region.

BONNELL, Robert George
Passed on: January 27th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family, Robert George Bonnell at the Bay St. George Long Term Care, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the age of 94 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Lloyd, Arch "Roy" (Gwyneth), Keith (Sharon) and Glenn (Carolyn); grandchildren: Heidi (Joseph), Kip, Rebecca (Gerald), Simon (Catherine), Zachary, Laura, Amber and Allison; great-grandchildren: Owen, Oliver, Bennett and Jonah; sisters: Joyce, Anna (Charles) and Vera (Stan); brothers: Leo (Marion), Tom (Masie), Lowell (Pam) and George (Donna); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Rita (Ayers), father Leo Robert Bonnell, mother Hannah, step-mother Julia Bonnell, brothers Lewis, Reginald and Bert, sisters Ella, Ivy and Jessie. Born in Lamaline, NL, Robert moved to Corner Brook and was a long time employee of Bowaters and was well known for his devotion to his wife, Rita, family and friends, his generosity, and his musical talents. A special thank you to the Bay St. George Long Term Care staff for their excellent care. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visit www.fillatre.ca
"He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again." - William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

BRAKE, Syliva (nee House)
Born: November 18th, 1927
Passed in: Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 5th, 2016

The family of the late Sylvia Brake of Meadows sadly announce her passing on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Western Memorial Hospital at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn her 10 children: Doreen (Dougal) Park, Rex, Jacqueline (Glyn) Thomas, Ula (Curtis) Park, Alvin (Ethel), Danny (Deborah), Ramsey, Verna (Wade) Adams, Norma (Derick), Louise (Byron Allen), daughter-in-law Rowena, a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, sister Betty (Derrick), brothers: Jim (Flossie) House and Dave (Faye) House, sisters-in-law: Lena Bolt, Effie House and Barbara House. She also leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews, relatives and close friends. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley, daughter Baby Delphine, son Ronald, parents Stanley and Susannah House, sisters Bertha and Inez, brothers Abe and Herb. Friends may visit Holy Trinity Church in Meadows on Thursday at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, January 8, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

BROCKWAY, Reginald Alexander
Born: December 1st, 1946
Passed in: Benoit's Cove
Passed on: January 26th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Brockway announce his passing at his residence in Benoit's Cove on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn his furry little friend Gizmo; son Reginald; daughter Kimberly (Derek) Vanderburg; grandchildren, Jacob, Owen, and Andrew; sisters Betty Kelly, Cora Mosher (Bob), Janet Sherlaw (Thom), Judy Hammond (Monroe), and Eileen Boudreau (Donny); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Violet Brockway; sister Mary (Clifford) Keough; brothers, Noble, Donald, and Melvin; brother-in-law Mike Kelly and his best friend Buckle. In keeping with Reginald's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 2 pm from Country Haven Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, John's Beach. A service and celebration of Reginald's life will take place at a later date in Montreal. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the S.P.C.A. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

BURRY, Ada (Poole)
Born: June 2nd, 1917
Passed on: January 2nd, 2016
Corner Brook, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada (Poole) Burry announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at the age of 98 years. She will be sadly missed by her sons: Terry Poole (Marion), Aaron Poole (Lorna); step-children: Louise Poole, Helen Burry, Ruby (George) Dunphy, and Al (Edith) Burry; brother: Fred Tipple; grandchildren: Sue Ellen, Stephanie and Andrew Poole; great-grandchildren: Zoe, Colin and Alexander Poole; as well as a number of step-grandchildren, Step great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her first husband: George Poole, and her second husband: Chesley Burry, her parents: George and Cornelia Tipple, as well as Sister: Ellen, brothers: Tom, Ray, Herb, Ed and Howard and step-son: George Burry. Cremation has taken place. A Service of remembrance and Interment will take place in the spring. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

CAUL, Lillian Rita
Born: December 7th, 1923
Passed on: January 5th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Caul announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the age of 92. She is survived by her two sons Donald (Odelia) and Robert (Pauline) both of Stephenville, three daughters, Tina (Kelly Smith) of Prince George, B.C., Lisa (Garland Hann) of Estevan, SK and Gloria Hynes of Regina SK. As well as her fifteen grandchildren, Ema, Gia, James, Jason, Sonya, Sherri, Christyn, Kristen, Corey, Stephan, Jamie, Penney, Jeremy, Glen and Lynn. Also survived by one sister Kitty Clemnes of Petty Harbour, NL. She was pre-deceased by her husband James, her son Ronald, her three daughters, Karen, Lorraine and Dawn as well as her parents Ronald and Doris, siblings Ronald, June and Valda. The family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Dr. Stephenville from 7 - 9 pm on Thursday, January 7, 2016. Funeral services will take place at Russell's Funeral Home Friday, January 8 at 2 p.m. With interment to follow in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. A special thank you to the staff of the Bay St. George Residential Long Term Care facility in Stephenville Crossing in which Lillian was a long term resident of. Thank you to the nurses and doctors at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for their special care of Lillian during her last days. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Stephenville SPCA.

CLUETT, Myrtle Geneva (nee Locke)
Born: May 17th, 1923
Passed on: January 30th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myrtle Cluett announce her passing at her residence on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the age of 92 years. She was a loving mother, grand-mother, great-grandmother and sister. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, her sons, Derrick (Bonnie) and Clayton (Patricia); daughters, Joan (Joe) Northcott and Sandra (Harold) Northcott; 6 grandsons; 6 grand-daughters; 11 great-granddaughters; 4 great-grandsons; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Rowella (Dick) Layden and Verna Roberts; brothers, Dorman (Ella), Don (Shirley), and John (Rita), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Everett (1977); son Bryce; daughter Anne; son-in-law Bud (Wiseman); parents John and Minnie Locke; brothers, Ellis, Otto, Wallace, Maxwell, Clayton, and Eric. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel with Captains Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family would like to express a personal thank-you to Dr. Coleman and staff for their compassion and care. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CULL, Frances Jean (nee Baker)
Born: September 2nd, 1928
Passed in: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 24th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frances Cull nee Baker announces her sudden passing on Sunday, January 24th, 2016, at her family residence, at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Donna (Scott) Thomas, Calvin (Alice), Cordell, Jim, her grandchildren: Shawn (Julia), Christine (Christopher) Langdon, Laura (Colin) Anderson, Lucas, and Donovan, great-grandchildren: Nathan, Kylie, Kiera, Alexandria, Corbin, Noah, and Caelyn, her sister: Julia and family, special friend: Mrs. Debbie King. Mother was predeceased by her husband: Norman, sons: Ivan (Patricia), and Carl. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended families and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the Funeral service will take place from on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, at 2 pm, with Pastor Coles and Rev. King officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery on Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Janeway, Children's Wish, or The Deer Lake Vera Perlin Association in Frances memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. The family would like to thank Dr: Kielty and staff at the Deer Lake Medical Clinic, the girl's at the Western Health Deer Lake office and Krissie Langdon for all of your kindness and compassion shown to our mother and family. Thank-You.
"Forever in our Hearts"

DELANEY, Ben (Benjamin)
Born In: Cox's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 27th, 2016
1937 - 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ben Delaney announce his passing on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his siblings: Mona (Eugene) McCarthy, Ron Delaney, Leona (Tim) Newman, Theresa (Ludrick) Crane, Ethel (Curtis) Barnes, Anne Simms, Rhodena Goosney, Gloria Turner, George (Sharon) Delaney, and a circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Joseph and Bertha; brother Joseph; brothers-in-law: Jim Simms and Wade Turner; nephews: Rory McCarthy and Ricky Crane. Special mention to staff and workers at Mountain View Home in Meadows for your care of Ben during his stay at Mountain View and special thank you to nurses and doctors at Western Memorial Palliative Care for your love and compassion. Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue where Funeral Service will take place on Friday, January 29th at 2 PM from the Chapel with Father Edward Terry officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DEVINE, Father Aidan
Born: November 7th, 1943
Passed on: January 21st, 2016

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Father Aidan Devine at the age of 72 years. Father Devine was ordained on May 25, 1969 at Holy Heart Seminary, Halifax, NS. He served in the role of either Curate, Associate Pastor, Administrator or Pastor of St. Stephen's Parish in Stephenville, Holy Family Parish in Port au Choix, St. Joseph's Parish in Harbour Breton, St. Columcille Parish in St. Fintan's, Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing, Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly, Sacred Heart Parish in Conche, St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's, Immaculate Conception Parish in Deer Lake, and Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port. He also ministered to the people of the Codroy Valley and Port Saunders. At the time of his death, Father Devine was Chancellor of the Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador, as well as Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. In addition to his Bachelor Degree in Theology, Father Devine, in 1992, received a Master in Canon Law, conferred jointly by the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University. He was predeceased by his parents Alphonsus and Estelle (Kelly) Devine, He leaves to mourn his brothers: Gerard Devine, Toronto, Ontario and Brendan (Valerie) Devine, Ottawa, Ontario; niece and nephews: Andrea, Christopher, Matthew, Jeremy, Matthew and Luke; as well as Bishop Peter Hundt, his brother priest and parishioners throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 24 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Happy Valley - Goose Bay. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 25 at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Happy Valley - Goose Bay with Bishop Peter Hundt officiating. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, January 26 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook from where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 27 at 10:30 a.m. with Bishop Peter Hundt officiating. Interment to follow at the Priest Plot, Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Shepherd's Fund. The guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

EARLE, Eric Chesley
Massey Drive, NL

After a courageous battle with cancer, Eric Chesley Earle passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in the presence of his family on January 5, 2016. He will be forever loved and remembered by his devoted wife, Shirley, of 53 years; son, Eric (Sheila), cherished grandchildren: Adam and Angela; his siblings: Valetta Smith (James), Elizabeth Goodyear, Clarence (Sandra), James (Mary), Judy McCarthy; special aunt, Huldah Neil; brothers-in-law: Freeman Pafford (Shirley), Derek Pafford (Nancy), sisters-in-law: Olive Banfield (Don), Roxeen Myers (Al), Evelyn Dingwell; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Eric was predeceased by his parents: William and Ina (Billard) Earle; sister: Myrtis; father and mother-in-law Alfred and Martha Pafford; brother-in-law Samuel Goodyear. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Marks Avenue on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 9th at 11 a.m. from the First United Church, Park Street with Reverend John van Vliet officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donation may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre

FISHER, Greta June Raike
Passed on: January 11th, 2016
Labrador City
formerly of Deer Lake, NL
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It is with great sadness that the family of Greta June Raike Fisher announces her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Monday, January 11th, 2016 at the age of 81 years. She leaves to mourn with loving memories her son Lionel (Elizabeth) of McIvers daughter Sherri (David) Mayo of Winterton, step-children Sandra (Gary) Tompkins, of Regina, Carol Fisher of Brandon, Manitoba, Cynthia (Larry) Kynock of Kentville, N.S., Robert (Lek) Fisher of Kingston, Ontario and Deborah MacDonald (Jim Hilyz) of New Ross, N.S. Her grandson Tyler Raike, 11 other grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Her siblings Maxine (Jack) Vivian of Deer Lake, Marina Gummer of North Dakota and Bob Raike, sister-in-law Robina Raike of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Warren Eugene Fisher, son David Crocker, parents Enos & Greta Raike, brothers Cecil Raike and Leonard Raike. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 from 2-4, where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 3:30pm. Cremation to follow. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

FLYNN, Melvin Piercy
Born: October 30th, 1952
Passed on: January 20th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Melvin Flynn announces his passing on January 20, 2016, at the age of 63 after a brief battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at his home in St. Albert, AB with his wife by his side. He has gone to be with the One whom he trusted as his Lord and Saviour at the age of 17. Melvin will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 42 years, Ruth (nee Mathews); daughter Karen (Rick); son Jonathan (Suzanne) Flynn; special granddaughters Hailey and Faith; mother Charlotte Flynn (nee Buckle); sister Shirley (Michael) Normore; brothers: Doug (Melita), David (Miriam), Ivan (Tania), and Gideon (Kim); brothers-in-law John (Carmelita) Mathews and Ken (Debbie) Mathews; and sisters-in-law Marie Mathews, Betty Anne (Sam) Fequet, and Carol (Ian) O'Brien; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Edward John Flynn, and his parents-in-laws, Peter and Blanche Mathews. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, on Monday from 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at SonRise Ministries, 29 Wellington Street, on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 2pm with internment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GASH, Anthony (Tony)
Passed in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: January 16th, 2016

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Anthony (Tony) Gash on January 16, 2016 at the age of 70, in Ottawa, ON in the presence of his family and loved ones. Leaving to mourn in his absence are his wife Judith (O'Brien); his children Todd (Colette), Kelly (Matthew) and Michael (Kirsty); his grandchildren Nicholas, Allison and Kaitlyn; his siblings Teresa, Father Joe and Tim (twin brother) and sister-in-law Ann (James). Tony was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Annie Gash; and his siblings James, Augustine, Susan and Marie. An accountant by vocation, Tony's true passions in life were his family and friends through sailing, skiing and music. This continued in a retirement of entertaining as he cruised the Eastern seaboard from NL to the Bahamas and skied the mountains from Marble Mountain to Whistler, BC, all while making amazing friends who became extended family. Tony was loved and respected by all who came in touch with him and will be forever in our hearts. A cremation has already taken place, with a memorial service and celebration of his life to follow in Corner Brook at a date to be determined in summer 2016. Memories and condolences may be sent to GashFamily2016@gmail.com
GASH, Anthony (Tony)
Passed on: January 16th, 2016
Anthony (Tony) Gash
passed on Jan 16, 2016 in Ottawa, On. Tony's ashes will be brought home to Corner Brook for a funeral mass and a celebration of his life on Monday, July 18. Mass will be held 1030 at the Cathedral of the Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Ave, followed by a celebration at the Canadian Legion on West St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

GILL, John Russell
Born: December 17th, 1932
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 13th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Russell Gill announce his passing on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Tony Gill (Michelle Skinner), Kippens, Christine Gill (James Haynes), Clarenville, Katherine Gill (the late Mark Basha), Corner Brook, Angela Gill (Jon Young), Deer Lake and Melanie Gill (Andrew McDonnell), Oakville, ON; grandchildren: Abe Gill (Sammie Easton), Mitchell Gillis, Kristopher Gillis, Benjamin Basha, Mallory Basha, Phoebe Gill, Adam Gill, Rory McDonnell and John Philip McDonnell; great-grandchildren: Owen and Zoey; as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lena Gill, son-in-law Mark Basha, sister Betsy Gill, brothers Richard Gill and Reginald Gill, parents Abram and Audrey Gill. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. The funeral service will be held on January 15 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Jeffrey's with Rev. Kris Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Robinsons. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

GREEN, Josephine
Born: June 27th, 1931
Passed on: January 9th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Josephine Green (née Kenny) announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on January 9, 2016. She will be sadly missed with loving memories by her daughter Rosemarie (Brian) Doody, granddaughters Heather (Chris) Wellman and Karen (Joe Bowden) Doody, precious great-grandchildren Alex, Maia, and Nicolas Wellman and Padraig Bowden, sisters Mary Johnson and Anne Hogan of St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. She was predeceased by her husband Michael Green, parents Patrick and Mary Jane Kenny, and sister Rose Kenny. Visitation will take place Monday, January 11 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home on St. Mark's Ave. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 12 at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart Parish in Curling, Father Don Leonard officiating. The family would like to thank Drs. Al-Zubaidy, Tavenor, and Lafferty, the orthopaedic nursing staff, and Eileen Coombs and the nursing team at the Palliative Care Unit for their constant care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Health Foundation. To sign the guestbook or send condolences, visit www.fillatre.ca

GUY, Alma
Passed on: January 1st, 2016

Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 1st, 2016, Alma Guy at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband: Frank; brother: Fred Hull and (the late Joan Hull); sister in-law Marion Hull; brother in-law: Fred Barter; step sons: Kerry (Cheryl) of Calgary, Alberta, David (Libby) of Ottawa, Ontario, and a large circle of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Edwin White; parents: Andrew and Ethel Hull; sisters: Ruth, Jean, and Joan; brothers: William, Victor, and Gordon. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 &7-9 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday January 5th, at 2: 00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street with Majors Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a Charity of One's Choice. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

HATCHER, Genevieve (nee Brennan)
Born: May 20th, 1933
Passed on: January 4th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Genevieve Hatcher announce her passing on Monday, January 4, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 55 years Eric Hatcher; children: Anne Marie Brown (Harold), Catherine Kelly, Paul Hatcher (Ava) and Gerard Hatcher (Marie); grandchildren: Ryan, Laura, Matthew, Erin, Jessica, Claire, Catharine and Ben; brothers: James Brennan and Tom Brennan; sister-in-law Faith Colley; brothers-in-law: Joe Hatcher and Ralph Spencer; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: James and Mary Brennan, sisters: Bernice Spencer, Elizabeth Hepditch (Pat) and Mary Carey (John) and brother Patrick Brennan (Eva). Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 9 at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Edward Terry officiating. Cremation to follow with interment at a later date. 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 by visit www.fillatre.ca

HATCHER, Mary Catherine (nee Reid)
Born: December 31st, 1940
Passed on: January 11th, 2016
Norris Pt., NL
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It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mary Catherine Hatcher nee Reid, announce her sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Monday, January 11th, 2016, at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Oscar (Sheila), Jerry (Eleanor), Connie, Sherry (Dwight), Carol (Kerry), Candis (Neil), & Dwayne (Shelly), her grandchildren: Donovan, Vanessa, Stephen, Jeremy, Johnathon, Samantha, Michael, Brian, Abigail, Grant, Spencer, & Sarah, her great grandchildren: Chloe, Parker, Bentley, & Payten, her brother's: Corbet (Glenda), Victor (Mary Ann), & Darrell (Elaine), her sister's: Orillia (Gerald), Verna (Dave), Yvonne (Alfred), Beverly (WyCliff), Claudia (Dave), & Trudy (Randell), her sisters-in-law: Rose, Elizabeth, & Nancy, Mother was predeceased by her husband Lionel, her parents: Annie & Leslie Reid, her brother's: Gordon, Alex, & Ernest, also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family & friends. The family will be receiving family & friends from The Church of the Good Shepherd, in Norris pt, NL, on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, & continuing on Thursday, January 14th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the funeral servcie will take place from on Friday, January 15th, 2016, at 11: am with Rev: Marlaine Leggo officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Norris Pt, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HEWLIN, Jenny Darlene
Born In: Sally's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: August 24th, 1987
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 5th, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that the families announce the passing of Jenny Darlene Hewlin in Corner Brook, NL, on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016, at the age of 28 years. Leaving to mourn with precious and loving memories her parents Rex and Irene Hewlin, her Fiancée Chris Hughes, her brother Dane, her sister Annette (Kenny) Payne, her fury friends Bella and Emily, her nieces and nephews: Ethyn, Kyra, Carter, Elle, Ben, and Chris' parents Patsy and Winsor Hughes. Jenny was predeceased by her grandparents Lillian and John Hewlin, and Isabella and Nathaniel Critch, also leaving to mourn a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, her extended family. The family will be receiving family and friends at the family home in Sally's Cove, NL, on Thursday, January 7th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Friday, January 8th, 2016, at 2 pm with Rev. Terry Rose officiating. In keeping with Jenny wishes, cremation will then take place. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HICKS, Beatrice Lorraine (Legge)
Born In: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: April 28th, 1942
Passed in: Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: January 11th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Lorraine (Legge) Hicks announce her passing on January 11, 2016, in Prince George, B.C. Beatrice was born April 28, 1942 in Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Left to mourn are daughter Marina Broessler (Michael) and their sons; son Kevin (Michelle) and daughters; son Jerry (Michelle): her sisters Pearl, Jean, Ruby, Deborah and brother Eric, her late husband's siblings and their spouses and children who were close to her, as well as nieces, nephews and friends. Beatrice was predeceased by her husband Kevin 2006, father Isaac Legge 1992 and mother Jessie, nee Dinney, 1999. As soon as she was old enough, Beatrice was babysitter for the neighbours. After marriage and the arrival of her three children, she developed new interests. Cooking and baking were her favourites, to the point where, later on, she was cook for many years at the Prince George Correctional Centre where she was known as "Miss Bea." During quiet time, she crocheted gifts for family members and loved playing crib with Kevin. There was always music in the home. Kevin played his guitar and Beatrice loved to sing along.
Beatrice, we will never forget you.

JANES, Aubrey
Born: July 17th, 1918
Passed on: January 19th, 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of Aubrey Janes announces his passing on Tuesday January 19, 2016 at the Long Term Care Facility in Corner Brook, NL, at the age of 97. He will be dearly missed by his children: Alma Cross, Ford (Faye) Janes, Winston (Geraldine) Janes, Motee (Ben) Young, Jean Coles, Rick (Joanne) Janes, as well as his 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Siblings Jean Pilgrim and Lloyd Janes. Also a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bonnie, two children: Wesley and Maxine, grandchildren Brian Janes, Dougie Cross and Tony Cross, sons-in-law Timothy Reid and Marvey Cross, parents Maud and Edwin Janes, brothers Chess, Everett, Douglas, Doyle, Baxter, Ford and Oliver, sisters Ethel and Hilda. The family will be receiving friends and relatives on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main St, Deer Lake, NL. The funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Deer Lake, on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2 pm with Major Wayne Pike officiating. The burial will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on High Street, Deer Lake. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever in our hearts"

JERRETT, Enid
Passed in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 18th, 2016
Clarke's Beach
1916-2016

Passed away peacefully at Chancellor Park, St. John's in her 100th year on January 18, 2016. Predeceased by her husband Eric (1989); daughter Maisie Lorraine Clarke (2015); son-in-law Donald Clarke (2012); nine siblings, including Laura Butler, Deer Lake (2015). Left to mourn are her children Eric/Bud (Betty) Bay Roberts; Jean (Jerry) Rex, Corner Brook; Fred (Linda) Spruce Grove, Alberta; Bob (Elaine) Mount Pearl; Sue (Phil) Quinlan, St. John's. Others who miss her are her 24 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Enid obtained her Teaching Certificate in 1935 from Memorial University College and after raising a family continued her career as the first teacher for the Vera Perlin School in Bay Roberts. she later taught kindergarten at Coley's Point until her retirement. Her interest in life beyond her family and teaching was her garden and her church. She was a longtime member of the Board of Management, Session and UCW in Clarke's Beach, as well as a Sunday School teacher. She was an avid reader, and it has been said that she has read every book in the Bay Roberts library. She was admired for her sense of humour, her patience, her positive outlook and encouragement she gave to others.
"A life well lived is a joy forever."

KEATS, Fannie Louise
Passed on: January 5th, 2016
1917 - 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fannie Louise Keats announce the passing of our dear mother, on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre. Leaving behind her sons: Reg Keats (Jean), John Keats (Mena), Howard Keats (Sherry); daughters: Marilyn Coles, Betty Sheppard (Melvin); grandchildren: Sean, Paul, Darryl, Andrea, Terri -Lynn, Kelly, Michelle, Janis; 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Reg Norris (Hettie), Charlie Norris (Olive); sisters: Myrtle Legge (John), Betty Vincent (Allan), Jean Tulk (Reg); sister-in-law Beatrice Newhook, as well as a large number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon K. Keats, brothers Ron and George Norris. The funeral service will be held Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 2 pm from St. Georges Anglican Church in Cormack, Reverend Rosemarie Payne officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Marks Avenue Wednesday 7-9 pm, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Friday from St. Georges Church in Cormack from 11 am - 12:30 pm. A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre for the excellent care, kindness and compassion. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church cemetery fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

KENDALL, Marion
Silverwood Manor, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marion Kendall announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the age of 97 years. She will be sadly missed her son Wayne (Carly) in Terra Nova, her daughter Maude (Charles) Kendall in Stephenville. Also leaving to mourn are her grandchildren Barry, Carter, Dion, Deanne, Dena, her great-grandchildren Andrea, Heather, Rylee, Tyler, her brothers Lewis (Violet) in Grand Bank, Alexander in Botwood and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Angus, her son Wilfred, daughter-in-law Vivian, her grandson Brian and her parents Andrew and Theresa . Visitation will take place on Friday January 8, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 from Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral service will take place on Saturday January 9th 2016 at 2 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. In lieu of flowers donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be gratefully accepted. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

LAING, Catherine Annie
Born: April 10th, 1937
Passed on: January 13th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Annie Laing announce her sudden passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in her 78th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 53 years Gordon Laing, her children John (Judy Dwyer), Shawn (Bessie), Paul (Melvena Brake), Elizabeth (Ray) Diamond, Gordon, Albert (Kim), Wendy (Kenneth) Howell, and Corey (Nancy). Her grandchildren Michael, Danielle (Steven) Whall, Paul, Shay, Mateo, Victoria, Christopher, Jada, Hilary, Gabrielle and Billy, step-grandchildren Raymond (Kim) Diamond, Charmaine (Derrick) Munn, Jennie Santang, Nathan Santang, Sarah Reid, and Barry Reid. Great-grandchildren Riley and Rayne, Step-great grandchild Brandon. Her brothers Hayward (Ivy), Tom (Kay) her sisters Margaret, Leona (Marvin), Thelma (Emmanuel), Edna (William), Gladys (Eddie), her brother-in-law Felix (Jean) sister-in-law Mary Ellsworth, her special niece Debbie (Roger) Humber. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives. Mother was predeceased by her parents George & Evangeline Humber, brother Gus, sister Edith parents in Law Russell John & Julia Laing, brother-in-law Russell. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point on Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm. where funeral service will also take place on Monday, January 18,2016 at 2:00pm. with Rev. Terry Rose officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

MacWHIRTER, Patrick William
Born: October 28th, 1962
Passed on: January 1st, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick MacWhirter announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 1, 2016 at the age of 53 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Joanne (nee Guy); daughters Stephanie (Adam) and Samantha (Tim); his precious granddaughter Sadie; his loyal furry companion Maci; siblings: Marlene (Eric), Yvonne, Frank, Margie (Alonzo), Kevin (Chris), Alfred (Rose), Darrell, and Beverly (Dean); mother-in-law Joan Guy; brother-in-law Kevin (Neta); sister-in-law Debbie, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Olive MacWhirter; sisters Judith Ann, Louise and Debbie; brother Robert; father-in law Kevin Guy and sister-in-law Bess MacWhirter. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, January 4, 2016 from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family would like to thank the medical staff of the Renal Dialysis Unit, the Emergency Dept. and the I.C.U. Unit at WMR Hospital for their countless efforts. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MADDIGAN, Ron
Passed on: January 5th, 2016
1944 - 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ron Maddigan announce his passing on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 while visiting his daughter in Calgary at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Mildred; son Ronnie (Tracey); daughter Jackie Maddigan-Wood (Robert); grandchildren: Sammy and Drew Maddigan, and Riley, Julia and Sarah Wood; sisters: Jean (Walter) Madore, Anne MacLeod and Mary Jarbeau; brother Peter (Madeline) Maddigan; mother-in-law: Caroline Warren; brother-in-law: David Warren (Roberta); sisters-in-law: Christine Maddigan, Bessie (Garland) Walters, Kathleen Skeard and Bernice (Matthew) Sweet; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Peter and Mary Maddigan; sisters: Patricia Ezekiel and Elizabeth Langavin; brothers: Kevin, John and Leo Maddigan; father-in-law Albert Warren and brother-in-law Enos Skeard. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 22nd at 10:30 AM from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church Humber Road with Father Terry officiating. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

MANNING, Sidney George
Born: September 26th, 1923
Passed on: January 10th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sidney George Manning announce his passing on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility in his 93rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 62 years Thelma; children: Dale (Brian) Walsh, Karen (Roger) Beck, Betty (Tony) Harnum, Keith (Effie) Manning, Lisa (Rod) Neal and Tracy (Peter) Dunford; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Betty Simmons; brother-in-law James (Maureen) Callahan; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Eliza Manning, brothers and sisters. Dad was a well known contractor for many years. He will be remembered for his keen sense of humour. Special thank you to the staff of 4 North, Corner Brook Long Term Care for taking such good care of our dad. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with the Very Rev. Baxter Park officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Corner Brook Long Term Care. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

McKAY, Joshua Stanley
Born: February 24th, 1990
Passed on: January 10th, 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joshua Stanley McKay announce his passing on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in his 25th year. He will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories his mother Cathy McKay of Pasadena, son Hunter McKay -Stead of Howley, brothers Jonathon McKay of Edmonton, AB. and Jeffrey McKay of Pasadena., grandparents Patrick Mckay of Pasadena and Josephine Mckay of Harbour Round. Special friend of the family Danky Carter. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Pasadena, Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11am. with Pastor Cole officiating. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel.
"Forever in our Hearts"

NICOLLE, Patricia (Patsy) Judy
Born: March 23rd, 1967
Passed on: January 29th, 2016
Rocky Hr, NL
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In loving memory of Patricia (Patsy) Judy Nicolle passed away peacefully at the age of 48 years. On Friday January 29th, 2016. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her parents: Joyce & Wilson Nicolle, her brother: Darren Nicolle (Cynthia), her sisters: Penny (Paul) Sheppard, Cindy (Todd) Wight, & Shelley (Dwayne) Hatcher, her nephews: Grant & Spencer Hatcher, nieces: Chantel, Ashley, Brooke Nicolle, Shelby, Sydney Sheppard, & Jillian Wight, Patsy was predeceased by her brother: Baby Boy Nicolle, grandparents: freeman & Julia Payne, & Phillip & Harriet Nicolle, also leaving to mourn a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family & friends. The family will be receiving family & friends from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Rocky Hr. NL, on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, from the hours of 7-9 pm, & continuing on Sunday, January 31st, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 2 pm, with Rev: Kay Short officiating with keeping with the family's wishes cremation to follow. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep"

NICHOLS, Amelia (nee Field)
Born In: Cook's Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: June 28th, 1922
Passed in: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 23rd, 2016

Born in Cook's Harbour, daughter of James and Amelia Field. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Nichols announces her passing on January 23rd, 2016, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit in Corner Brook in her 94th year. She leaves to mourn with loving memories her son William (Janet) and daughter Rosalind (Richard), grandchildren Kenyon and James, great-grandchildren Austen, Jensen, Gage, and James, chosen adopted family Carol and Fred Lim (Corner Brook), their sons Christopher and Jonathan and granddaughter Sophie, sisters Virtue, Cassandra, Anne, brother Wesley and many nephews, nieces and friends plus special family Thomas (Doris) Shepherd. She was predeceased by loving husband Bruce Nichols in 1988, granddaughter Tara Nicole, sisters Rhoda, Elsie, Minnie, Dora, Francis, brothers Walter, Arthur, Sandy, George. Amelia was a life time member of the UCW at St. Paul's United Church and was known and loved as AUNT MILLIE by many. She was the unofficial historian for the Nichols family for a long time. She was instrumental in starting the volunteer program at Deer Lake Manor. Very special thanks to Grace (Melvin) Nichols for providing a lifeline to Amelia over the years and to Carol (Fred) Lim for supporting Amelia over the years. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be at St. Paul's United Church (Deer Lake) on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 2 pm with Rev. Myles Vardy officiating. Internment will be at the Nicholsville Cemetery where she will be interned beside her beloved Bruce. No Flowers by request but donations may be made to St. Paul's. To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

NICHOLS, Warren Arthur Duncan
Born: January 4th, 1924
Passed on: January 20th, 2016
Deer Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Duncan Nichols announces his passing on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at the Long Term Care Home in Corner Brook in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his Wife, Mabel Nichols, his children: Bev (Gary) Pritchett, Doug (Ina) Nichols, John Duncan (Joy) Nichols, Barbara (Terry) Young, Shelley (Steve) Nichols, his grandchildren: Bob & Mark Pritchett, Adam Nichols, Ryan Duncan (Kim) Nichols, Meghan (Cole) Joudrey, Greg (Asia) Young, Beverley Young, Daniel (Cassie) Young, Jessica (Kenny) Bell, Tiffany, Whitney & Tristan Manstan and great grandchildren: Naya & Tayla Nichols, Devyn & Jacob Pritchett, Ryan, Hayden, Emma-Grace & Luke Pritchett, Nolan & Max Joudrey, Boden Griswold, Evan, Daniel & Ryan Duncan Bell and Kate Young Also a large number of nieces & nephews. Predeceased by his Father & Mother: Warren & Phoebe Nichols and Siblings: Joyce Pollis, Gladys Melvin, Kitty Lidstone, Bert Nichols and "Brother" Eric Hammond. Duncan was a World War ll Veteran. He graduated from UNB in 1947 with a Forestry Degree and he worked with Bowaters his entire career in the Woodlands Division. He served as Church Treasurer for 23 years for St. Paul's United Church in Deer Lake and served for many years on the Executive of the Royal Canadian Legion Deer Lake Branch #3. Special Thanks to the Staff of the Dialysis Unit at Western Memorial Hospital and the Staff of the Veteran Affairs Unit at the Long Term Care Home in Corner Brook. Visitation is taking place on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 2 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake with Rev. Myles Vardy officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

NORMAN, Karen Irene
Born: October 9th, 1958
Passed on: January 27th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karen Irene Norman announce her passing on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 57 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sisters and brothers: Wanda Greening (Tony), Glen Norman (Kathy), Roslyn West (Herman), Diane Conway (Chuck) and Brant Norman; nieces and nephews: Darlene Marche (Rob), Stephen West (Shelley), Krista Harding (Jadon), Michelle Pittman Ricks (Shannon), Rick Norman (Kristie), Shane Norman and Scott Abbott (Robin); great-nieces and nephews: Kaiden, Liam, Madelyn, Judah, Sarah, Chloe, Amber, Carson, Brennen, Brady, Beckett and Chase; aunts and uncles: Violet Johnson, Mary George (Fred), Marie Pittman and William Pittman (Elsie); as well as many extended relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Ina and Reg Norman and brother-in-law Phil Pittman. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 &7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

O'QUINN, Patrick
Passed on: January 26th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick O'Quinn announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday January 26th 2016 at the age of 90 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children Kevin (Tina) O'Quinn, Diane (Jerry) Myers, Arlene (Tony) Carroll, Glen (Barb) O'Quinn, Debbie (Tom) Keough, Brian (Gertie) O'Quinn, Wanda (John) Magagnin, Lisa (Martin) Lushman and David (Michelle) O'Quinn. Also leaving to mourn are his 23 grand children, 9 great grandchildren, his brother Michael (Laura) O'Quinn, sisters Lucy (Bucky) Greenyer, Lillian Dilenthesis, his daughter in law Fern and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bridget, brother Andrew, sisters Margaret, Stella and Rita, his son Thomas O'Quinn and daughter Maureen O'Quinn. Visitation will take place on Thursday January 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral will take place on Friday January 29th 2016 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family wishes to give special thanks and appreciation to the doctors and staff at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

PARK, John
Passed on: January 1st, 2016
McIver's, NL
1927 - 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Park announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, January 1st 2016 at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Patsy (Stewart) Sutton of Nova Scotia, Eldon (Marion) of Mississauga, Ontario, Michael (Peggy) of Orangeville, Ontario, Doug (Sylvia) of Shelburne, Ontario, Darrell (Donna) of Mississauga, Ontario, and Diane (Alex) of McIver's ; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; his sister: Dorothy Bowering and a circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife: Margaret; daughter: Bernice; parents: Augustus and Ethel Park; and sister: Sylvia Park, and brother: Roy. Visitation will take place from Church of the Epiphany in McIver's on Sunday, January 3rd and Monday January 4th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 PM from where Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, January 5th at 11: AM with Reverend Charlene Laing officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery McIver's. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a Charity of One's Choice. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Elizabeth "Betty" Edna (nee Loder)
Born: March 24th, 1930
Passed on: January 4th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth "Betty" Parsons announce her passing on Monday, January 4, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Annie Dodge, Maxine Reardon (Patrick), Garry Parsons (Sandra) and Darryl Parsons (Maureen FitzGerald); son-in-law James Tierney; grandchildren: Kimberley (Jamie), Tracey (Shane), Beth (Philip), Hilary (Jordan), Keith, Mark (Annette) and Susan (Sacha); great-grandchildren: Michael, Josh, Kearley, Patricia (Ryan), Katelyn, Maksim and Nevan; brother Leslie Loder; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Maxwell Parsons, daughter Jessie Tierney, son-in-law Maurice Dodge, parents Walter and Theresa Loder, sister Annie, brothers Joseph, Ralph, Hilliard, Walter and John. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Humber United Church Memorial Fund or to a Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Richard (Rick)
Passed on: January 13th, 2016

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Richard (Rick) Penney of St. John's, age 58 years. Predeceased by his father Randal Penney, father-in-law Harold Butler and brother-in-law Jim Ryan. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Dianne (Butler); son Stephen in B.C.; son Christopher in St. John's; step-son Adam Bishop in Bahamas; step-daughter Robin Bishop in Hong Kong; his mother Gitta Penney; and mother-in-law Mildred Butler. Devoted grandfather to Zoe and her mother Jody in B.C. Brothers Randal in Kitchener, Bernard (Linda) in North Bay, Brian (Sharon) in St. John's, Catherine in St. John's, Sister Eileen RSM (St. Joseph's Convent) in St. John's, Kevin (Moira) in St. John's. Brothers and sisters-in-law Gary (Judy) in Moncton; Cheryl (Carolyn) in Corner Brook; Derrick (Elizabeth) in Mississauga; and Wendy (Brent) in Corner Brook. Many devoted aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd., on Sunday January 17, 7-9 p.m. and Monday, January 18, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., with Mass of Christian burial from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Tuesday, January 19, 9:30 a.m. with inurnment to take place at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.

PIEROWAY, Margaret Rose
Born: April 24th, 1940
Passed in: St. George's
Passed on: January 12th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Margaret Rose Pieroway announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, NL on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Diane (Steve), Shallop Cove, Carol (Rose), Mattis Point, Carolyn, Stephenville Crossing, Carla (Darren), St. George's, Emily (Lloyd), NS, Stephen, Codroy, Charlene (like a daughter), St. George's; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brothers: Neil (Cathy), NB, Ernest (Betty), ON, Thomas (Geraldine), ON; sister Laura (Lester), Stephenville Crossing as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William Pieroway; parents Ernest and Annie Halbot; daughter Lorraine Pieroway; brothers: Gerald Halbot, Patrick White; sisters: Alma Pike and Marie Lasaga. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's, NL on Friday, January 15th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation will take place at Humber Valley Crematorium following the visitation. The Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's with Father Edmund Dantes officiating. Inurnment will take place during the summer of 2016. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made 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 have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

PITTMAN, Cora
Born: March 22nd, 1945
Passed on: January 5th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cora Pittman announce her passing on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed with loving memories by her children Kim (Eugene) Payne, Robert Pittman Jr. and Larry (Sherry) Barnes, all of Trout River, grandchildren Jason, Kristina, Stephen and Colton, great-grandchildren Jaida and Aaliyah, brothers Armenius (Doreen) Barnes and Kenneth (Irene) Barnes. Also leaves to mourn Robert Pittman, a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and extended family. She was predeceased by her parents Herbert and Marjorie Barnes, siblings Glossen Barnes and Melvin Barnes. By request of Cora cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Monday, January 11th, 2016, at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Trout River with Major Henry Bingle officiating. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PITTMAN, Shirley Marilyn
Born In: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: May 6th, 1954
Passed on: January 31st, 2016

The families of Shirley Marilyn Pittman announce her passing after a lengthy illness at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Sunday, January 31st, 2016, at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her siblings: Laudrick (Mildred), of Deer Lake, NL, Melvin (Margaret) of Omeomee, Ont, Roy of Deer Lake, Louise (Bruce) Hutchings, of N.S, and Bonnie (Eugene) Anstey of Howley, her common-law partner: Gorden Toope and his family, of Deer Lake, NL. Shirley was predeceased by her parents Beluah nee Manuel and James Pittman, also leaving to mourn a large number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and her extended family which she dearly loved. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, at 2 pm, with Rev. Myles Vardy officiating with the burial to follow at the united church section of The Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, on Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Paul's United Church, 17 Spruce Street, Deer Lake, NL, A8A 2C2, in Shirley's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visits our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PYE, Eva "Beatrice" (nee Rideout)
Born: November 30th, 1925
Passed on: January 3rd, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Pye announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the age of 90 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Brenda Dolimont, Barbara Berger, Donna Kelly (Richard), and Douglas (Brenda); grandchildren: Michelle, Stephen (Heather), Roxanna, Geoffrey (Kassie), Jennifer (Ed), Lisa (Devin), Rebecca (Chris), Kate (Micah), and Adam; great-grandchildren: Logan, Edan, Connor, Hope, Shilo, Matthew, Josephine, and Margaret; her in-laws: Emma (Lou) Pitcher and Ches Verge, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Clifford; grandson Paul; parents Winnifred and Reuben Rideout; brothers Hardy and Vic; sisters-in-law Vivian Verge and Edna Rideout. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RALPH, Ellen Mae
Passed on: January 12th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL
1919 - 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Ralph announce her passing on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at the Long Term Care Home in Corner Brook at the age of 96 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Madeline (Clarence) Osmond, Alex (Thelma), Daniel (Martina), George (Irene), Hubert (Gertie), Emerson (Barbara) and Veronica (Bill) Peddle. Grandchildren: Darren, Darlene, Holly, Michael, Marshall, Bradley, Julie, Kimberley, Timothy, Neil, Jason, Jeffrey, Maxine, Andrea, Shannon, Sarah and Jeremy. Great-Grand Children: Lucas, Sandra, Corey, Jasmine, Joshua, Christina, Lori, Jessica, Natasha, Alexis, Jonathon, Timothy, Angelina, Brady, Abagail, Grant, Zachary, Ryan, Brayden, Alyssa, Travis, Bianca, Brianna, Payton, Jake and Lucy. Great-Great-Grand Children: Sophie, Sarah and Daniel. She was predeceased by her husband: Roland, son: Gregory and sister: Beulah; grandson Ivan. Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 from 2 -4 pm & 7 - 9 pm from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue from where funeral service will take place on Friday, January 15th, 2016 at 2pm from the Chapel with Reverend Canon Roberta Woodman officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association, 29-31 Peppy Place, St. John's. NL A1B 3X2. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

RICKETTS, Job
Born: October 12th, 1922
Passed on: January 7th, 2016
Jackson's Arm, NL
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Passed peacefully away on Thursday, January 7th, 2016, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, in his 93 year, Job Ricketts. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Terence (Gertrude), Bill (Beatrice), & June (Bill) Wells, his brother: Jacob Ricketts, his grandchildren: Susan Ricketts, Jamie Wells (Jessica Duffney), Stephen (Erin) Ricketts, Stephanie (Craig) Hancock, Jessica (Eric) Bourgeois, Jeanette Wells, Christopher Ricketts, & Jamie Goodyear (Andrea Parsons), his great grandchildren: Logan Wells, Lily Wells, Michael Tuatoo, Nicholas Tuatoo, Bridget Ricketts, Madelyn Ricketts, Ali Bourgeois, William Hancock, & Noah Bourgeois, Pop... Father was predeceased by his wife: Beryl Marion nee Dyke, his parents: Abraham & Elizabeth Ricketts, his sisters: Edith Pollard, & Florence Loder, his brothers: Julian, & Lenard Ricketts, Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family & friends. The family will be receiving family & friends from St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm, NL, on Sunday, January 10th, 2016, from the hours of 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Monday, January 11th, 2016, at 2 pm, with Rev: David Hewitt officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery, in Jackson's Arm, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

RIDEOUT, Rodney (Bruce)
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 22nd, 2016
1941 - 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rodney (Bruce) Rideout announce his passing on Friday, January 22, 2015 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with loving and precious memories his mother Elva Rideout; brothers: Austin Rideout, Mervin Rideout (Lorraine), and Caywood Rideout (Dora); sister Linda Brake (Wayne), as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Bruce Rideout Sr. (1985); sister Evelyn Cake (2014); sister-in-law Ivy Rideout (2010) and brother-in-law Fred Cake (1995). Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 2 pm from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, with Major Raymond Janes officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RODWAY, Elsie Tibbo
Born: February 2nd, 1924
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: January 22nd, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Rodway announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 22, 2016 in her 92nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sisters: Maude Welsh, NS, Ann King, Grand Bank, Rose McCann (Phil), St. John's, Ethel (James), Grand Bank, and Ruby Vallis, St. John's; brother Frank (Pearl), Grand Bank, her dear friend Jane Deering, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Clayton (1966); sisters Margaret (2013), Rita, and Milly; brother John and niece Marilyn. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 10.30 a.m. from Oakland United Church with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oakland United Memorial Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROPSON, Arthur John (Jack)
Born: October 23rd, 1930
Passed on: January 17th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur John Ropson announce his passing on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 85th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Shirley (nee Osmond), children Dean (Maxine), Paulette Ropson, Kevin, Danny (Glynis), Jackie (Elvis) Osmond and Curtis, grandchildren Curtis, Gregory, Bryan, Ashley, Dixon, Danielle, Sabrina, Mason, Selina and Austin, great-grandchildren Mackenzie, Jacob, Amber, Jackson and Brooklyn and Sam, his siblings Eileen Rice, Elsie (William) Osmond, Allan (Susanne) Ropson, Harvey (Jane) Ropson. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Olive and George Ropson, brothers Harold Joe Ropson and Eric Ropson. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Hampden Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 2-4 and 7-9 pm where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2 pm. with Major Wayne Pike officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

SLANEY, Margaret
Passed on: January 9th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Slaney announce her passing at her residence on Saturday January 9th 2016 at the age of 79 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 59 years, Robert, daughters Cathy (Terry), Janet (Paul), Sharon (David), her sons Wayne (Sheila), Gary (Mee-Ling) David (Peggy), Robert Jr. Also leaving to mourn are her 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sisters Sylvia, Jean, Bernice, brother Gordon and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Annie and Fred Brown, sister Joan, brothers Roy, Hedley, Gerald and her grandson Jakob. Marg loved to volunteer as a member of the Lioness Club and helped start St. Vincent De Paul. She was a renowned cook and loved to dance, sing and make people laugh. Visitation will take place at Russell's Funeral Home on Tuesday January 12th from 7-9 p.m. The funeral will take place on Wednesday January 13th 2016 at 10.a.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview with interment at a later date. After the funeral service the family will be having a reception at the Lion's Club on Woodland Avenue. Marg's family would like to thank Western Health nurse Tatum Ryan, Dr. Verma, Dr. Lafferty for their care and support during Marg's illness. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bay St. George Sick Kids Foundation or a charity of one's choice.

SMALL, Gerald Eugene
Born: April 23rd, 1954
Passed on: January 8th, 2016
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Eugene Small announce his passing on Friday, January 8, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 39 years Ruby (nee Murphy); children: Pamela (Kris) Gosse, Michael Small, Robert (Tamara) Small and Philip Small; grandchildren: Adrian, Jacen, Alexandra, Erica and William; as well as a large circle of sisters and brothers-in-law. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Kitchener and Melvina Small, birthmother Robena Fradsham, parents-in-law Roland and Lenora Murphy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

SOOLEY, Wendell Herman "Skip"
Born: February 21st, 1931
Passed on: January 9th, 2016
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wendell Herman "Skip" Sooley announce his passing on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 37 years Mary (nee Byrne); children: Brian (Cindy), Judy (Leonard), Debbie (Terry), Kathleen (Doug) and Harold (Donna); grandchildren: Nancy, Kimberley, Matthew, Wendy, Allan, Karen, Frank, Chantel, Cullan, Stephen, Katie, Kody and Michael; 17 great-grandchildren; sister Stella; brothers: Fred (Lola), Hector (Vera) and Boyd (Ethel); special long time friend Pat Byrne; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Florence, sister-in-law Susie, brother-in-law Cyril and nephew Eric. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday and Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 13 at 3:30 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach with Rev. Nelson Chatman officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium with interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Ambrose Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

SPENCER, Ralph Ellsworth
Passed on: January 7th, 2016
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Spencer announce his passing on Thursday, January 7th 2016 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his special friend: Genevieve Moss; two sons: Wayne (Anne), Corner Brook and Michael (Janice), Massey Drive; four precious grandchildren: Andrew (Martha), Lynn (Jay), Gina and Colin; brothers: Charles Spencer, Raymond (Connie) Spencer, Baltimore and Carl (Jean) Spencer, Oakland, Maryland; sister: Mary (Gary) Bittinger, South Carolina; brothers-in-law: James Brennan, Tom Brennan and Eric Hatcher, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bernice in 1998, Parents Thomas and Myrtle Spencer, brother Thomas; sisters-in-law: Mary (John) Carey, Elizabeth (Pat) Hepditch and Genevieve Hatcher; brother-in-law, Pat (Eva) Brennan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, January 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt Bernard Avenue with Father Terry and Father Chris officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

TONER, Bridie Mildred (nee White)
Born: June 19th, 1921
Passed on: January 12th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bridie Toner announces her passing on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from the Long Term Care Home in Corner Brook in her 95th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Bill (Ann) Gorveatt of New Hampshire, US and daughter Diane Gorveatt of Oregon, US, two brothers Roland (Melissa) White of Trout River and Jake (Linda) White of Brampton, Ontario, three sisters Lillian Stearsman of California, US, Evelyn (Bill) Edwards of Brooks, Alberta and Goldie Fleming of Red Deer, Alberta, seven grandchildren Mark (Priscilla) Gorveatt, William (Victoria) Gorveatt, Joshua (Christine) Gorveatt of New Hampshire, US, Cheryl (Maryann) Gorveatt-Dill, Christine Gorveatt of Mass., US, Toni (Mark Maphis) Gorveatt of Virginia, US, great-grandchildren Christine Peaslee of Mass., US, Shawn Peaslee of Germany, Marcus and Noah Maphis of Virginia, US, Giovanni Gonzalez, Gabriella Gonzalez, Charlotte Gorveatt, Rocco Gorveatt and William Gorveatt of New Hampshire, US. Also, several nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Predeceased by father and mother Ernest and Eva White and sister Rita (Walter) Crocker. Friends may visit the Anglican Church in Trout River on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Marlaine Leggo officiating, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to St. Simon/St. Jude Anglican Church in Trout River. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

TUFF, Melba
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: October 11th, 1919
Passed on: January 19th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melba Tuff announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 96 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Peggy Janes (Paul); son Bill Tuff (Hilda); special granddaughter Jessica Tuff, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William C. Tuff (January 2015); parents Arthur and Sarah Hutchings; sister Irene Hatcher (Theo); brothers: Hayward Hutchings (Sadie), Clarence Hutchings (Mary) and Chesley Hutchings. Friends and family may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael & All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive officiated by Rev. Canon Roberta Woodman. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay of Islands S.P.C.A. or St. Michael's Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Loving Memories Last Forever"

WISEMAN, Marie "Dennie" Denver (nee Connolly)
Born: September 13th, 1942
Passed on: January 6th, 2016

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Marie "Dennie" Denver Wiseman (nee Connolly) who passed away peacefully on January 6, 2016 at the Foothills Country Hospice in Okotoks, Alberta at the age of 73 years. We are so very sad to see Dennie go, yet at the same time so very happy to know that she finally has the peace she needed and deserved. Left to celebrate and remember Dennie's life are her son John; grandchildren Caleigh and John Will; sisters Kit (Don), and Arleen (Fred); brothers Roy and Bruce (Connie); and many brothers and sisters-in-law, family and friends. Dennie was predeceased by her husband Gerald; parents Michael and Lucy (nee Mitchell) Connolly; and brothers Gerald, Cort, Karl, and Richard. Dennie was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland on September 13, 1942. Dennie was educated as a Registered Nurse, and worked at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, Newfoundland for many years before retiring to move to Alberta in 1993. At this time the family would like to thank the staff of the Foothills Country Hospice, Foothills Hospital Palliative Care Unit, and the South Calgary Dialysis Team for the wonderful care they provided Dennie. A Celebration of Dennie's Life will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena, NL at 2 p.m.

 

 

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