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The Western Star Newspaper
February 2003

 

Saturday, February 1, 2003, edition of The Western Star

WEDDING

HYNES / MACDONALD
Peter and Carmel Hynes of Port au Port, NL are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter Lorraine, to Bruce, son of John and Anne MacDonald of Sydney, NS. The wedding took place on September 14, 2002 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, NL. A reception followed at the Battery Hotel. Many family and friends attended. Bruce works as a Systems Administrator and Lorraine works at Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. The couple currently reside in Paradise, NL.

DEATHS

MILLS, Ernest Diego
Corner Brook (Long time resident of Howley)
Nov. 19th, 1921 - Jan. 30th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ernest Diego Mills announce his passing on Thursday, January 30th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife Pearl Mills (nee Colbourne), 2 sons: Dennis (Kathleen) and Ernest Jr. (Mary) both of Howley; four grandchildren: Nicole Mills, James (Krista) Mills, Christine (Michael) Campbell, and Amanda (Joseph) Brown; four great grandchildren: Jalyssa, Jada, Alyssa, and Noah; 2 step grandchildren: Dennis (Susan) Carey and Denise (Rodney) Phillips; 3 step great grandchildren: Jordan, Stacey, and Kyle. All the grandchildren and great grandchildren residing in Ontario; one brother, Bennett Mills of St. John's, NL; 2 brothers-in-law: Wilfred (Frances) Colbourne and Robert Colbourne, both of Little Bay, NL, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Church of the Ascension in Howley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today Saturday, February 1st, 2003, where also the funeral services will take place on Sunday February 2nd at 3:00 p.m. with Cannon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, flowers donations may be made to the Church of the Ascension in Howley. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BROWN, Martha
Heatherton, NL

Passed away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, January 31, 2003 Martha Brown at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn, daughters: Margaret (Roy Butt), Joyce (Churchill Morris) and Vera (Clarence Short), Heatherton, Evelyn (Scott Winsor), Triton, Valerie (Leslie Hulan), Stephenville; sons: Nelson (Muriel) Brown, Heatherton, Wade Brown, Fort McMurray, AB; daughter-in-law Rose Brown, Heatherton; 25 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters: Winnie Holloway, Brampton, ON, Gertrude Woodford, ON and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, sons Bernard, Kevin and Terry, brothers Thomas, Charles and William and her sister Susan. The family will be receiving friends from St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday February 2nd at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Steward Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Church Memorial Fund, Robinsons. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Monday, February 3, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DINNEY, Warrick Elias
Deer Lake
Feb. 16th, 1922 - Feb. 2nd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Warrick Elias Dinney announce his passing on Sunday, February 2nd, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 59 years Kay (nee Lavers). His eight children: Eric of Fort McMurray, Loretta (Maurice) Wight, John (Ruby) both of Deer Lake, Gord (Elizabeth) of St. John's, Elain (Wayne) Cooper of Deer Lake, Melvin (Phyllis) of Halifax, Worneta (Garry) Cramm, and Joanne (Rick) Janes, both of Deer Lake. 20 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. His two daughters-in-law Edna and Sue and their children. Four sisters: Lucy (Fred) Granter of Deer Lake, Lloydie Foote, Neta Luscombe both of Stephenville and Ruby Baker of Northwest Brook, Trinity Bay. Four brothers-in-law: Gord Snow of Deer Lake, George Chappell of Springdale, Raymond (Agnes) Lavers of Corner Brook and Melvin (Dollie) Lavers of Port Saunders. Eight sisters-in-law, Rowena Dinney of Cottlesville, Pauline Lavers of Port Saunders, Lillian Willette of Edmonton, Imelda (Austin) Ryan of Port Saunders, Nina (Marcel) Ryan of Sherbrooke, Rita (Roy) Hynes of Saskatchewan, Mary Lavers-Kennedy and Mildred Lavers both of Corner Brook. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and numerous special foster children. He was predeceased by his parents Elias and Beatrice Dinney, brothers John and Cleo and sisters Ruth Chappell and Minnie Snow. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Monday from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Joe Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

WHITE, James
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James White announce his passing at his family residence on Friday, January 31st, 2003 at the age of 76. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Geraldine, 2 sisters Violet (Edward) Tacquet and Marie Dawe both of Toronto. Also a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Edward and Elizabeth White; brothers Manuel, Edward Jr., Walter, Alfred, Chesley and a sister Emma. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

WATKINS, Hilda May (nee Stickland)
Deer Lake (formerly of Woody Point)
Dec. 23rd, 1904 - Feb. 1st, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, February 1st, 2003 at the Interfaith Home in her 98th year, Hilda May Watkins. Born in Woody Point on December 23rd, 1904 she was the daughter of the late Joshua & Mary Stickland (nee Moores). She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, son Ronald, daughter Jeanette and infant daughter Ramona. Surviving are her sons Bryant and Kenneth, 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Hilda was the last surviving member of a family of seven children. Visitation will take place today, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on High Street. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the W.M.R. Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

WALSH, (nee Clarke), Doreen M. (Toots)
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doreen Walsh announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 31st, 2003 at the age of 67 years. She will be sadly missed by her family, her husband Jeremiah (Jerry). Daughters: Kim (Nick) Bryan, Lab. City, Darlene (Mark Howarth), Alberta; sons: Chris (Barb) Foster, Lab. City, and Tony Foster, North Bay, Ont.; 9 grandchildren: KristieLynn, Nikki, Jeremy, Tammy, Trista, TJ, Tyler, Kayla, and Chris; 2 brothers: Abner (Mill), Frank (Rona); 2 sisters: Hazel Chafe and Betty Peterson; 3 brothers-in-law: Paul (Catherine), Tom (Aggie), Bill (Adena); sister-in-law: Levy Walsh. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, special relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, William and Bertha, brothers, Harry and Kie, sisters, Effie, Jean and Jessie. Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Pasadena today, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Father Peddle officiating, interment will take place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Church Street. Flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Phone: 634-2500.


Tuesday, February 4, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BARNES, Gerald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Barnes announce his sudden passing on Sunday, February 2nd, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving and devoted wife Claudine (nee Pye), of 47 years; five children: Valda Hurley (Walter), Leduc, AB, Darlene Jones (Edward), Calgary, AB, Lorna Pike (Ken), Calgary, AB, Kelvin (Michele), Mt. Moriah, and Tina Clarke (Gord), Corner Brook; 11 grandchildren: Marc and Alicia Hurley, Robbie, Ashlee and Tiffany Jones, Amanda and Amelia Pike, Riley and Kamryn Barnes, Hayley and Jordan Clarke. His mother Mrs. Edna Wells, Interfaith Home, Corner Brook; four brothers: Jim, Gord, Walter and Lawrence; five sisters: Violet, Sadie, Madeline, Marie and Gloria. Five very special cousins, Israel Hann, Ernie Hann, Marketha Neilson, Elaine Hunt and Cedella Noseworthy, as well as many nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. Predeceased by granddaughter, Kelsey Barnes. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 5th, at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United, Curling, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at the John R. Oak Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Walter Joseph
St. John's
Formerly of Barachois Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Joseph Young announce his passing at the Miller Centre in St. John's, on Sunday February 2, 2003 at the age of 79 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Dorothy (Curtis) Garnier, Richard (Christine) both of Churchill Falls, Lab, Ronald (Anne), Corner Brook, Brenda (Butch) Barron, Stephenville, Elizabeth (Hughie) McLean, Barachois Brook; 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters: Anne (Fred) Perrier, St. George's, Cecilia (John) Companion, Gull Pond, Rita Hall, B.C., Susan Hillier and Marion Cheater both of Barachois Brook, Marie Young, Shallop Cove, Rose (Dave) Morgan, Port au Port East, Kay (Bert) Brockway, Curling; brothers: Wally, John (Lucy), Gordon (Kay) all of Shallop Cove. He is predeceased by his wife Mary Cavell Young, parents Wallace and Margaret; brother: Edward and sisters: Teresa Rodford and Helina. Visitation will begin at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in St. George's on Tuesday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral mass will take place on Wednesday February 5th, 10:00 a.m. with Father Ariel Garcia officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery, St. George's. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SACREY, Maisie
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maisie Sacrey, age 80, announce her passing at her family residence in La Scie on Sunday, February 2, 2003. Left with fond and loving memories are husband Gid, La Scie; sons Chris (Heike), Kitchener, ON, Peter (Colleen), Winnipeg, NB; grandsons Harley, Dylan and Brandon; brother Malcolm Norman (Rebecca), Pacquet; sisters-in-law Marie Norman, Baie Verte, Olive Norman, Gander, Dulcie Norman, B.C., Marion Norman, Lewisporte, Maisie Decker (Rex), Woodstock; brother-in-law Doug Manuel, Lewisporte. Also leaving to mourn are a large number of nieces and nephews; housekeepers Edna and Earl Martin; homecare workers Sandy Maximchuk, Jackie Rice, Donna Gray, Gloria Martin and Gina Martin and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents Herbert and Annie Norman; sisters Maude Clarke, Elsie Manuel, Ethel Manuel and Evelyn Norman; brothers Gus, Allan, Herbert, Ross and Ewen; sisters-in-law Evelyn (Fred) Spracklin, Edna Norman; brother-in-law Ralph (Jessie) Sacrey. Visitation to take place at her family residence in La Scie on Tuesday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. at Zion United Church, La Scie on Thursday 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Funeral service to follow on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Faith United Cemetery, Woodstock. As an expression of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wimbleton's Baie Verte Peninsula Funeral Home 709-532-9555.

LEGGE, Emmanuel
Jeffrey's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Emmanuel David Legge announce his passing at his family residence in Jeffrey's on Sunday, February 2, 2003 at the age of 85 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of sixty five years, Annie nee Hulan; Five sons: David (Elsie), St. John's, Harry (Sheila) Port aux Basques, Augustus (Greta), Jeffrey's, Eugene (Laverne), Rothesay, N.B., Roland (Connie), Moncton, N.B.; Four daughters: Lavinia (Joseph) Curnew, Sandra (Martin) Benoit, Dorothy (Gordon) Hounsell all of Jeffrey's, Colleen (Garry) Compton, Labrador City; twenty three grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren; brother Joseph, Kitchener, Ontario; sisters in law: Jean (John) Large, Wareham, Ma, Dorothy Gillam, McKays and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will begin at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffrey's on Tuesday from where the funeral will take place on Wednesday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Jeffrey's. As expressions of sympathy flowers are greatly appreciated or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, February 5, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BECK, Cordell Dean
Deer Lake
November 16, 1958 - February 3, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cordell Dean Beck announce his sudden passing on Monday, February 3rd, 2003 at his family residence in his 43rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Denise (nee Rubia), his children Robyn and Shaun, his mother June Beck and his father Robert (Effie) White, his sisters and brothers, Cindy (Stephen) Rubia, of Deer Lake, Brian (Brenda) White of New Brunswick, Wade (Jeri-Lynn) White of Deer Lake, and Tracy (Philip) Wheeler of North Carolina, his mother and father-in-law Patricia and Nathaniel Rubia of Little Harbour, his godchild Kyle. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place today, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

TIBBO, Glenys Dale (nee Campbell)
Gander (formerly of Deer Lake)
April 12thth, 1951 - February 4thth, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Glenys Dale Tibbo announce her passing on Tuesday, February 4th, 2003 at St. Claire's Hospital in her 52nd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Palmer, her daughter Natalie (Sean), her son Robert all of St. John's, one granddaughter Emma, three brothers: Gerald (Jean) of Halifax, Wayne, and Scott (Lois) both of Deer Lake, one sister Daphne (Gord) Bartlett of Corner Brook, her sister-in-law Linda (Gardner) Burton of Nova Scotia, two brothers-in-law Bruce (Michelle) Tibbo of Cambrose, Alberta, and Eldon Gilbert of Alberta. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents John and Beatrice Campbell and sister Dianne. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake Thursday, February 6th, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also a memorial service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m., with Majors Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot on high street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

NEVILLE, Bernard
2 Florida Loop, Stephenville
(Formerly of Port au Port West)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Neville announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Leona and his three sons: Larry (Florence) Neville of Port au Port West, Tony (Lillian) Neville of Oshawa, Ontario, Clayton Neville of Ontario and two daughters: Denise (Junior) Martin of Ontario, Darlene Felix of Port au Port West and two brothers: Terrance (Julie) Neville of Port au Port West, Greg Neville of Topsail and six grandchildren: Scottie, Jordon, Jennifer, Sabrina, Stephanie, Allison and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Sarah Neville and his brothers, Walter, Alban, Mike, Patrick Neville and his sister, Monica Bennett. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, February 7th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

BARNES, Gerald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Barnes announce his sudden passing on Sunday, February 2nd, 2003 at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving and devoted wife Claudine (nee Pye), of 47 years; five children: Valda Hurley (Walter), Leduc, AB, Darlene Jones (Edward), Calgary, AB, Lorna Pike (Ken), Calgary, AB, Kelvin (Michele Dunphy), Mt. Moriah, and Tina Clarke (Gord), Corner Brook; 11 grandchildren: Marc and Alicia Hurley, Robbie, Ashlee and Tiffany Jones, Amanda and Amelia Pike, Riley and Kamryn Barnes, Hayley and Jordan Clarke. His mother Mrs. Edna Wells, The Interfaith Home, Corner Brook; four brothers: Jim, Gord, Walter and Lawrence; five sisters: Violet, Sadie, Madeline, Marie and Gloria, five very special cousins, Israel Hann, Ernie Hann, Marketha Neilson, Elaine Hunt and Cedella Noseworthy, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by granddaughter, Kelsie Barnes. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 6th, at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United in Curling, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at the John R. Oak Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website www.fillatre.ca

COLLIER, Thomas Albert Sr.
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Gallants)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Albert Collier Sr. announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, February 3, 2003 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughter, Verna (Harry) Hobbs of Brandon, Manitoba and his son Thomas Jr. (Linda) Collier of Stephenville and his grandchildren, Verna, Kim, Cyril Jr. in Manitoba, Tamara in Connecticut, USA and Keith in Ottawa, Ontario and sisters: Minnie (Roy) Pink of Nova Scotia, Elizabeth MacDonald of Stephenville, Pearl (George) Samms of Stephenville Crossing, Susie (Tom) Hilliard, Alma (John T.) Hilliard and Blanche (Gus) Downey, of Codroy and Vivian (Arch) Parsons of Port aux Basques; brothers: Joe (Florrie) Collier of Corner Brook and Charlie (Elizabeth) Collier of Stephenville; sisters-in-law: Agnes Miesseau of Gallants, Dulcie Collier of Stephenville Crossing. Also leaving to mourn, six great grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Blanche in 1997 and his mother, father and two brothers. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, February 6th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to charity of one's choice.

HUDSON, Vera
(Longtime, loyal employee of Bechtel Canada Inc., Toronto). Peacefully, at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, on Sunday, February 2, 2003, in her 88th year. Dear friend of the late Marian Parker. Loved sister of the late Andrew and Everett Hudson of St. John's. She is lovingly remembered by her sisters-in-law Vie and Frances. Loved aunt of Elizabeth (Ralph) of Oakville, Keith (Valletta) of Ottawa, and Daphne (George), Tolson (Mary), Glenna (Russell), David (Tina), Robert (Bonnie), and Heather (Warren) of Newfoundland. The family would like to thank the staff of Christie Gardens and R. Budden and the ICU and 4M staff of St. Joseph's for their devoted care and support of Vera. The family will receive friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, Toronto (1-800-616-3311), one hour prior to the funeral service which will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, February 5 at one o'clock. If desired, donations in Vera's memory to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, February 6, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NASH, Mary Genevieve
of Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Mary Genevieve Nash on Tuesday, February 4th at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 74. She leaves to mourn with loving memories her sons: Barry (Annette), Stephenville Crossing, Peter (Phyllis), Fort McMurray, Alberta and Gerard of Ontario; daughter: Geraldine (Mark) Sullivan, Ohio, U.S.A.; grandchildren: Angie, Virginia, Lisa, Tracey; sisters: Annie Power, St. John's, Patricia (Kevin) Dohey, St. Bride's, Ita Walsh, St. Bride's, Elizabeth (Kevin) Angel, Edmonton, Alberta and brother Augustus of Placentia. She is predeceased by her husband Gerald, by her parents Peter and Margaret and by daughter Virginia. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will take place form the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing on Friday, February 7th at 2:00 p.m. with Father Ariel Garcia officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption Memorial Fund. Memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BROWN, Chester James
Deer Lake (formerly of Mount Pearl, NL)
W. W. II Veteran

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chester Brown announce his passing on Wednesday, February 5th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn are his devoted and loving wife of 52 years, Emily; daughter Marjorie and husband Wayne Cullihall, Deer Lake; beloved grandchildren: Heidi Cullihall, St. John's, Mark and Anne Cullihall, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Gwendolyn Brown, Moffat, Ont., Athena Brown, Harcourt and Lillian Winsor, St. John's; brother-in-law Raymond Piccott and wife Elizabeth, St. John's. As well as a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Eva and brothers Stephen, Ralph and Lloyd. A veteran of W. W. II, he served in England, North Africa and Italy as a member of the 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery and the 166th Newfoundland Field Regiment. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 7th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angles Anglican Church with Rev. Byron officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

LOCKE, Chesley James (Jim)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jim Locke announce his passing at The Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Monday, February 4, 2003 in his 70th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Blanche (nee Sparkes), brother Willis (Betty) of Corner Brook; sisters: Annie (John) Pittman of Blue Cove and Marie (Willie) Anderson of Irishtown; special nephew Reg Locke (Pauline Gilly) of Corner Brook; brother-in-law Harry (Joan) Sparkes of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Ruby (Ross) Keenan and Ethel Sparkes, both of Oshawa; aunt Jenny (Arch) Anderson of Irishtown; special friends Norman and Mary George and family, Brian and Vivian McCarthy, and Una McCarthy and family, all of Corner Brook, Ann Coady of Cape Broyle, Ruth and Malcolm Spracklin of Paradise, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, relatives and friends; special pet and companion Bailey. He was predeceased by his parents Chesley and Mary Jane Locke, and brother-in-law Gibson Sparkes. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 and on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral services will take place at Oakland United Church on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons and Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers accepted or donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Friday, February 7, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CAINES, Arthur Thomas
Pasadena
Sept. 17th, 1942 - Feb. 6th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Thomas Caines announce his passing on Thursday, February 6th, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 60th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Linda (nee Kelly); his sons: Artie Jr., Andrew, Stephen Myles, all of Pasadena. His daughter Michele (Frank) Gillingham of St. John's; four brothers: Gus (Alice), George (Bessie), both of Pasadena, Walter (Helen) of Deer Lake, Ralph (Willie) of Alberta; six sisters: his twin sister Kitty (George) Dumont, Niomia Seymour, Geneive Laing, Loretta (Leo) Kirby all of Ontario, Marion (Francis) Roche of Corner Brook, and Ann (Tom) Prosser of New Brunswick; his mother and father-in-law Frances and Leonard Kelly of Massey Drive, his brother-in-law Leonard Kelly Jr. (Kitty) of Massey Drive; four sisters-in-law: Marilyn Kelly of Massey Drive, Ida Pye of Corner Brook, Beverley Kelly (Dean) of Ontario and Madonna Caines of Pasadena; his special friend Etta Mae Tiller. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Blanch and Fred Sr. and brother Fred Jr. Visitation will take place from Holy Rosary Catholic Church today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also funeral mass will take place on Saturday at 11:00 a.m., with Father Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family flowers or donations to the Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

ROCHE, Carol
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Carol Roche at the age of 71. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 46 years Edward (Ed) Roche; daughters: Marguerite English (Colin), Jean Antle (Tony); sons: Edward (Eddie) Roche (Patricia) Michael Roche, Bernard Roche (Marcella); eight grandchildren: Lucia Wise, Rebecca Roche, Phillip Gallant, Roger and Jessica Antle, Richard English, Jessica Piercey, Jucinda Roche, Ashley Meaney; sisters: Miriam Griffin, Corner Brook, Lenore Degroushy, Saskatchewan, Marie Harrietha (Carl), Ontario; brothers: Charlie Almon, Saskatchewan, James Almon (Florence), Palm Springs, California; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Claire Roche in 1996. The funeral mass will be held Saturday, February 8th at 10:30 a.m. from The Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by cremation. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Saturday, February 8, 2003, edition of The Western Star

ENGAGEMENT

TEMPLE & CAINES
Harvey and Lucy Temple are pleased to announce the engagement on Jan. 1, 2003, of their daughter Deneka to Byron, son of Victor and Marina Caines of Bird Cove, NL. Congratulations and love from Mom, Dad, family and friends.

JESSO & BAIRD
Announcing the Engagement of Natasha Jesso of Campbell's Creek to Steven Baird of Port au Port East. The engagement took place at their home in Brampton, Ontario on November 30th, 2002. A wedding is planned for July, 2004. Best wishes from family and friends!

BIRTH

LAITE
Chris Laite and Rhodina Young of Deer Lake are proud to announce the birth of their son, Darien on October 29th, 2002, weighing 8 lb. 12½ oz.

DURNFORD
Dale & Kerry Lynn Durnford of Yellowknife, NWT are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son Mathieu Dale, who was born on January 6, 2003 at 8:03 p.m., weighing 7 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Gord & Sheila Ingram & Patricia Durnford of Burgeo, NL.

DEATHS

HALLETT, David Albert
Aged 54 years. Passed peacefully away after a very brief illness on February 2, 2003 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 28 years, Sandra Ferne (Knee); daughters: Heather (Jeff Grandy) and Natalie; also leaving to mourn parents: David and Una Hallett of Gander; sisters: Carolyn Hallett (Matt Yeager) Ottawa, Ontario and Christine Scott (Robert Scott) Lantz, N.S.; predeceased by his brother Donald Ralph; he will be sadly missed by a large number of family and friends. Special thanks to the exceptional staff of 7 East at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital. Rested at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 7-9 p.m. Monday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service was held on Wednesday February 5, 2003 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Cremation followed. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

ELLIOTT, Gershom Maxwell
Raleigh

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, February 5, 2003, in his 99th year, Gershom Maxwell Elliott of Raleigh. He is remembered with love by son Roy (Evangeline) and grandsons Ross (Thelma) and David. Leaving to mourn as well, sisters-in-law: Mae Elliott and Jessie Elliott of St. John's; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by wife Ida (nee Richards), children Jean and Ross, daughter-in-law Grace and brothers and sisters Sam, John, Mary Ann (Adams), Elsie (Stanford), Chattie (Knee), Alpheous, Simeon and Ebert. Visitation took place at the United Church in Raleigh from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, February 8th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. March officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K.M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

DuBOURDIEU, Veronica
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Veronica DuBourdieu announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at the age of 75 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Cyril and five sons: Cyril Jr. (Nora) of Kippens, Kenneth of Port au Port East, Robert of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Brian of Toronto, Anthony of Stephenville and two sisters: Mary Hall of Codroy Valley, Pauline Mullins of St. Catherine's. She will also be sadly missed by her grandson, Adam DuBourdieu and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Emiline Hall. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Saturday (after 11:00 a.m.) and Sunday. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port West. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Hemophilia Society or to The Parkinson Foundation of Canada (Nfld. and Labrador Division) would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Monday, February 10, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GOODYEAR, Arnold
St. George's, NL

Passed away Friday, February 7, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Arnold Goodyear at the age of 86. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Marie; sons: Jim (Janet) of Corner Brook, Dan (Christie) of Fredericton, Ian (Geri) of Ottawa; grandchildren Ben, Lucy, Isaac, Anne and Henry. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents I.C. and Adelia Goodyear; sisters: Grace Goodyear and Hazel Ross, and brother Charlie Goodyear. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. followed by a private family service on Tuesday, cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or a charity of one's choice.

HANN, Viola Mae (nee Wiseman)
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre on Saturday, February 8, 2003, Viola Hann in her 75th year, of Mount Pearl formerly of Corner Brook. Vi was predeceased by her mother Bertha, brother Warren, and darling husband Harold, whose passing broke her heart and spirit. Leaving to celebrate her life but mourn her passing; devoted daughter Ella (Carl) Strong, and loving granddaughters Heather, Laura, and (Kathy), brother Ewart (Shirley) of Rawdon, N.S., sisters Marilyn (Kitch) Power of Point Aux Mal, and Geraldine Emberley of Deer Lake, as well as special friend Mildred and many other wonderful friends and relatives. A special place was held for Cody "old man". Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 7-9 Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 Monday and 10-12 Tuesday. Funeral service from First United Church, Mount Pearl at 2:00 Tuesday, with interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor with her beloved Harold. No flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.
Rest in Peace Nan, with Pop, except when looking over your girls' shoulders cheering them on at the rink.


Tuesday, February 11, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PEYTON, Frank
Baytona, NL (Formerly of Batstones Road, Corner Brook)

Passed away on Sunday, February 9th, 2003 at Baytona, NL, Frank Peyton (originally of Corner Brook), at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his brother: Mr. Orman Cobb, Joe Batts Arm; nephews, cousins, home care workers and special friends from his church as well as from Birchy Bay and Corner Brook area. He is predeceased by his wife Blanche Peyton, August 6th, 1993. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at 2:00 p.m. from the Apostolic Church, Dykes Road, Pastor Marjorie Reid officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, February 12, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BULLEN, George James
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George James Bullen announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his two brothers: Gordon (Marie) Bullen and John (Magdeline) Bullen, all of Lourdes and one sister Elizabeth Greene of Lourdes and his niece Marie Snook and family of Lourdes, a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Sarah Bullen and brother-in-law Edward Greene. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, February 13th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

GABRIEL, William (Bill) A.
Stephenville Crossing, NL

Passed away Sunday, February 9, 2003, at Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, Nfld. Born in Lark Harbour, Nfld., May 3, 1910, he was the son of the late Frederick and Eliza (Youden) Gabriel. Bill was a resident of Sydney and was employed at Sydney Steel. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, St. George's, Nfld. Bill was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the 59 Newfoundland Regiment in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He will be deeply missed by his wife Emaline; two sons: Raymond (Bev), Sydney, Joe, St. John's, Nfld.; seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren, all in Sydney; one brother, Walter (Gen), Sydney; niece Christine (Eric) Rideout, Corner Brook and a number of other nieces, and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by six brothers: Fred, Harold, Prescott, Bert and Gordon and Albert (both killed in the Second World War). The funeral service was held Wednesday, February 12, 2:30 p.m. at the Anglican Church, St. George's, followed by burial at the Anglican Cemetery, St. George's.

PAYNE, Julia
Daniel's Harbour
September 7, 1933 - February 10, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Julia Payne announce her passing on Monday, February 10th, 2003 at her family residence in her 69th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Judy (Derek) Kelly and Glendon Payne both of Daniel's Harbour; three grandchildren: Jodi (Abe), Joan (Andy) and Tommy all of Daniel's Harbour; two great-grandchildren: Jenny and Hillary; one brother Milton House of Rexdale, Ontario; two sisters: Eliza (Leo) Hynes of Cow Head and Aurela (Bob) Primrose of Daniel's Harbour. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place today, Wednesday from the Anglican Church in Bellburns where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot in Daniel's Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, February 13, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NOSEWORTHY, William James (Bill)
Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Centre on February 10th, 2003, William James Noseworthy of Glovertown (originally of Cox's Cove), aged 68 years. Predeceased by his two brothers, Fred and Garfield, and his sister Melissa. Leaving to mourn are his former wife Hope, daughter Michelle (Ken) McCarthy, son Craig (Sherri), grandchildren Meghan, Christopher, Brianna and Jillian, brother Lockyer, sisters Marjorie (George) Mercer and Inez (Marcel) Rousseau and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral will be held at the Pentecostal Church in Glovertown on Friday, February 14th, 2:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held in St. John's on Saturday, February 15th, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at Barretts Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., reception to follow. Donations in his memory can be made to the charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

DUVAL, Mazie Hilda
Stephenville Crossing, NL

Passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Mazie Hilda Duval at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn her husband John, sons: Charles John Jr. (Kim), Ontario, Joseph, St. George's, Roderick (Laurena), Stephenville Crossing; daughters: Gertrude Duval and Clair (Frank) Zelenka, Ontario, Marie Pollard, Stephenville, Mary (Jim) Alexander, Stephenville Crossing; brothers: Gus Young (Ontario), Gerald Young of Tollys Island; sisters: Grace MacDougall (Jerry), Marie Reid both of Ontario; 23 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The funeral service will take place on Friday, February 14th at 2:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Father Ariel Garcia officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery on Brook Street. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, February 14, 2003, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, February 15, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

KAUS, Oscar Jr.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Oscar Kaus Jr. announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, February 14, 2003 at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Minnie and his son, Kip (Gloria) Kaus of Stephenville, daughter Susan Kaus of Stephenville and three sisters: Lucille, Barbara, Anita, all of U.S.A., two brothers-in-law, Robert (Laura) of Placentia, Walter (Marion) Tucker of Bell Island and four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, February 18th at 2 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

WELLS, James (Jim) A.
April 28, 1938 - November 23, 2002

Jim passed away peacefully after a short bout with lung cancer at the William Olser Health Center, Brampton Campus, Ontario. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie-Lee (Joy) nee: Washburn and father of eleven children: Lucinda (Bert) Eilander, Campbellville; Melinda (Elvis) Jacobs, Tottenham; James (Jean) Wells, Toronto; Roderick (Lise) Wells, Brantford; Lawrence (Judith) Wells, Selma, Alabama, USA; Glenda (Mark) Pycha, Scarborough; Debra Wells, Dundalk; Wayne (Debra) Wells, Durham; Abel Wells, Dundalk; Amanda (Serge) Bénard, Welland; and Rebecca Wells, Dundalk. He is grandfather to 24 children and one grandchild on the way, also great grandfather to one child. He was predeceased by his parents James and Fannie Wells of Corner Brook, NL and one niece Ursula and her father Kurt Kretzier. He leaves his brothers: John (Kay) Wells, Corner Brook, NL; Roger (friend Linda) Wells, Toronto; sisters: Betty (Raymond) Rowe, Corner Brook, NL; Marion (Frank) Jerger, Niagara-on-the-Lake; Eunice Wells, Corner Brook, NL; Alice (Simeon) Reid, Norris Point, NL; Jean (Edward) Arnold, Bancroft; and many nieces and nephews. He was a member of Mimico and Shelburne Congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses. He took part in many Quick Build Kingdom Hall construction projects including the Watchtower (Bethel), Toronto and Georgetown projects in regards to safety and first aide. He was a First Aide and CPR Instructor/Trainer for St. John Ambulance, also the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Jim had a great love for flowers and gardening receiving many awards for his efforts. His wines won 1st place at the local fairs using his home grown Concord grapes and other produce such as pumpkin and rhubarb. He offered his assistance to many farmers in the area helping with haying and growing strawberries and corn. Jim will be greatly missed by family and friends. A memorial service with Robert Garrod officiating was held November 30, 2002 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Shelburne, Ontario. Ward Funeral Home, Brampton was in charge of cremation November 26, 2002 at the St. John's Dixie Cemetery & Crematorium.

GILLIS, Michael C.
St. Fintan's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Michael Gillis announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Thursday, February 13th, 2003 at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn are his children: Brendan (Sherry), Allan (Christine), Laura (Scott) Madore, St. Fintan's, Mark (Karen), Brampton, Ontario and Harvey (Lori), Burlington, ON; ten grandchildren; sisters: Mary Mahar, St. John's, Joan MacPherson, Robinson's, Rita Butt, Curling; brother, Lawrence Gillis, Lark Harbour, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Sarah Elizabeth (nee Hynes), parents, John and Margaret, brothers: Cyril and John, sisters: Eleanor, Margaret, Louise and Betty. Friends may visit St. Collumcille Roman Catholic Church, St. Fintan's on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will take place from the church on Sunday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. Fr. Terry Boland officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Highlands. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Chesley (Ches)
Passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at the Thompson General Hospital, Mr. Chesley Parsons, aged 48 years of Thompson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Lawrence R.C. Church, 114 Cree Road, with Rev. David Maynard officiating, with cremation following. Viewing will be held one hour prior to the services. Ches was born in Corner Brook, NL and came to Thompson in 1976. He was employed with INCO Ltd. as a miner and currently in special projects. He was very active with the union movement, mine rescue, minor hockey and the Thompson Elks. As a sports dad he enjoyed coaching and playing all sports with his children and the children of the community. Ches was an avid hunter and fisherman. He leaves to mourn his passing his children: Terri-Lynn (David Caldwell) Parsons of Brandon and Jason Richard Parsons of Regina, mother Elisabeth Parsons of Corner Brook, NL, eleven brothers and sisters: Shirley (Hayward) Cook, Eric (Betty) Parsons, Bill (Eileen) Parsons, Pam (Stu) Knox, Daisy (Don) Nolan, Charlie Parsons, Betty (Brian) Murphy, Bernice (Gary) Comeau, Mary (Harley) Ulmer, Lloyd Parsons and Audrey (Mike) Parsons. His dog and special friend Pudgy Parsons, plus numerous relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Charles in 1992. In lieu of flowers if friends so desire donations may be made to Thompson Elks Purple Cross Fund, c/o Thompson Elks, or to any children's charity of their choosing. Boardman/Northland Funeral Home in care of arrangements, Thompson, MB, phone 204-778-7982.

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

PIKE
Cyril and Emily Pike will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday. Congratulations and best wishes come from their four sons - Clyde (Clarice), Kevin (Debbie), Roger and Brian. As well best wishes from their five grandchildren - Greg, Christie, Mandy, Amber and Adam. The Pikes will mark their anniversary with a family celebration at home in Steady Brook this weekend.

BIRTH

CLARKE
On January 25, 2003, after a lengthy stay at the Janeway, Martina and Darrell Clarke were thrilled to welcome home their son Christopher Darrell Clarke. Born November 13th, 2002 at the Janeway, weighing 2 pounds 5 ounces. Proud grandparents of Christopher are Florence and George Clarke of Deer Lake, Patricia Bennett of Benoit's Cove, and Leslie Bennett of Stephenville Crossing. Also welcoming home Christopher are his cousins Andrew and Megan in Port aux Basques; Connor and Sydney in New Brunswick; and his puppy dog Sebastian. A heartfelt thanks to all the nurses, doctors and staff at the Janeway who helped Christopher and our family during these past few months, and a very special thank-you to Eileen and Keith who were there to support Martina and Christopher during their stay in St. John's.

ENGAGEMENT

TUCKER & COLBOURNE
Mr. & Mrs. George & Brada Tucker are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Corina to Stephen Colbourne, son of Nora and the late Frank Colbourne. The engagement took place on December 25, 2002 in Norris Point, NL. Wedding planned for July 26, 2003.


Monday, February 17, 2003, edition of The Western Star

PAYNE, Virtue
The Interfaith Home
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Virtue Payne announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, February 15, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Harry Manuel (Marion), daughters: Jean Manuel (Bert) and Doris Bartlett (Lloyd). Step-daughters: Doris Vaters and Betty Simms; step-sons: Bert and Cyril Payne, step-daughter-in-law Alice Mercer and family, thirteen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren, nieces Marguerite Bennett and Cora White, nephews Harvey and Howard Noseworthy, as well as other relatives. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 17th, at 3:00 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive, Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Interfaith Home, Palliative Care Room or to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KEATING, Gordon
16 Crown Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Keating announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at the age of 78 years. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Bridget and his son Gordon Jr. (Jacqui) in St. John's, his two daughters: Josephine (Monty) Fudge in Corner Brook and Betty (Mike) Corlett in Pickering, Ontario and special sister-in-law, Cecilia Walsh of Stephenville. He also leaves to mourn with loving memories his six brothers: Jack, Joseph, Keith and Leo in Marystown, James in Burin and Kevin in St. John's, his two sisters: Mary Watts in Halifax and Marion in New York, USA, his six grandchildren: Erin, Raegan, Joanne, Jennifer, Monty, gordon III, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with Interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.
"Forever Remembered, Forever Loved"

IVANY, Mary M. (nee Decker)
The Interfaith Home
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ivany announce her passing on Saturday, February 15, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters: Beulah Wells and Ruby Ruth, Corner Brook, brothers: Francis Decker Sr., Sam Decker (Elizabeth) and Francis Decker Jr. (Viola), Woodstock. Nephews: David Wells (Carla) and their son Jonathan, Corner Brook, Glen (Darlene) and their children Glen and Amanda, Corner Brook, niece: Sylvia Peddle (Roy) and their children, Goose Bay, Labrador, as well as other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, 1978, brothers Joe and Bill, and sister Dorothy. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and will visit on Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 17th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Majors Larry and Velma Martin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple Memorial Fund, the Corner Brook Interfaith Home 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

LODER, Walter James (Jim)
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jim Loder announce his sudden passing in Summerside on Friday, February 14, 2003 at the age of 65 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his two sons: Gregory (Julia) and Leslie, both of Summerside; three daughters: Iris Noftall (Alan), Kimberly Pike (Derek), both of Grand Falls, NL and Trudy Bradbury (Gary), of Corner Brook. Seven grandchildren: Debbie, Vickie, Alana, Andrea, Ryan, Kristen and Cecilia. Mother-in-law Mrs. Elsie Newhook, Norman's Cove, sister-in-law Irene Newhook (Reg), Long Cove, brothers-in-law: Roland Newhook (Stella), Norman's Cove, and William Newhook (Rita), Mt. Pearl, as well as other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his wife Deborah (nee Newhook) 1990, granddaughter Deidre Pike, brother Weldon and parents Joseph and Rita. Friends may visit St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral service will take place from the church on Tuesday, February 18th, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Ken Abbott officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Paul's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Susan
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Susan White announce her passing on Saturday, February 15, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three daughters: Yvonne (Mrs. Joseph Mahar), Stephenville, Vivian (Mrs. Bernie Myra) Kingston, ON, and Veronica (Mrs. Wayne Paterson), Fenelon Falls, ON, two sons: Gerard Jr. (Katrina), Irishtown and Kevin (Agatha), Saskatchewan; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Gerard White. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and can visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, February 17th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Fr. Arial Garcin officiating. Interment to follow at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Courthouse Road. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, February 18, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WHITE, Susan
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Susan White announce her passing on Saturday, February 15th, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three daughters: Yvonne (Mrs. Joseph Mahar), Stephenville, Vivian (Mrs. Bernie Myra) Kingston, ON, and Veronica (Mrs. Wayne Patterson), Fenelon Falls, ON; two sons: Gerard Jr. (Katrina), Irishtown and Kevin (Agatha), Saskatchewan; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, brother John Oliver, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Gerard White. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., from where the funeral service was held on Monday, February 17th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Fr. Arial Garcia officiating. Interment followed at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Courthouse Road. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KENNEDY, Pauline Marie
Deer Lake
June 25th, 1925 - February 17th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pauline Marie Kennedy announce her passing on Monday, February 17th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 77th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Anne (King) Jim of Grand Falls-Windsor, Patricia (Eric) Hayden of Deer Lake, George of Deer Lake and Tom (Sylvia) of Holyrood; seven grandchildren: Colin, Michael, Kevin (Charlene), Erica, Steven, Amanda and Michelle; two brothers: Kevin Garnier of Deer Lake, Louis (Joan) of Moncton; four sisters: Bernie Delaney of St. John's, Odel Rideout of Toronto, Melinda Garnier of Deer Lake and Mary Wilson of St. John's. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, sister Theresa and brother Lawrence. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will take place on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with Father Aiden Devine officiating. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, February 19, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUTLER, Margaret Mary (nee Kennedy)
Deer Lake
June 9th, 1910 - February 17th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Mary Butler announce her passing on Monday, February 17th, 2003 at her family residence in her 92nd year. She will be sadly missed by her son Gerard (Sharleen) of Reidville and her daughter Ultan (LLoyd) King of Stephenville; six grandchildren: Brian (Diane) King of Fredericton, NB, Brenda (Chris) Gokiert of Calgary, Alberta, Sandra King (fiancee Jay) of Victoria, BC, Stefan Butler of Reidville, Aaron Butler of Fredericton, NB and Adrienne Butler of Wolfville, NB; two great-granddaughters: Adelaide King and Georgia Gokiert; two sisters-in-law: Annie Butler of Grand Falls-Windsor and Evelyn Kennedy of Dorchester, Mass.; her dear neighbour and friend Mae Tulk. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edward and infant son Edward. Visitation will take place today, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial will take place on Thursday at 2;00 p.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church with Father Aiden Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church Fund or to the Janeway Children's Foundation would greatly be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

HACKETT, Joseph Benedict
(Curling) Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 17, 2003, Joseph Benedict Hackett at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Annetta; his nine children: Barbara Penton (Frank), Ottawa, Ontario, Joseph B. Jr., Corner Brook, Kathleen MacDonald (Thor), Gander, Elaine Penney (Oscar), Flowers Cove, Jeremiah, Corner Brook, Michael, Toronto, Ontario, Mary Ellen, Ottawa, Ontario, William (Martha), Corner Brook, Caroline Carroll (Terrance), Belleville, Ontario; 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; one sister Dora Weber, Montreal, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Captain Joseph William Hackett, mother Margaret Hackett, sisters: Theresa, Margaret and Blanche, step parents Jenny and Tom Hackett. The funeral mass will be held Thursday, February 20th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARK, John Alexander
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Park announce his passing on Tuesday, February 18th, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his two sons: Ken, Brampton, ON and Floyd (Diana), Summerside; daughter Terry (Mohammond) ElDessouky, Brantford, ON; eight grandchildren: Michelle and Laura and their mother Kathy Park, Daniel and Jeannette, Monica, Michael, Amber and Sarah; three great grandchildren; three brothers: William (Hannah) Park, McIvers, Herb (Mildred) Park, Margaree and Reuben Park, McIvers; six sisters: Frances (Johnny) Park, Summerside, Annie Blanchard, McIvers, Margaret (John) Park, McIvers, Beatrice (Gerald) Blanchard, Gillams, Yvonne (Bill) LaRush, Brantford, ON and Anita (Kevin) Payne, Cox's Cove, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Mary Alfreda Park and his second wife Margaret T. Park. Friends may visit the Gospel Hall, McIvers on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 20th, at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Bert Joyce. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the O'Connell Centre, 5th and 6th Bus Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BENOIT, Norman Joseph
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Sheaves Cove)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, February 17, 2003 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Sarah and eight sons: Kevin of Sheaves Cove, Raymond of Ship Cove, Pius of Sheaves Cove, Peter of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Joey of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Lloyd of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Jimmy of Bronx, New York, Terry of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; and five daughters: Angie Benoit of Montreal, Margaret Benoit of Montreal, Reba Benoit of Montreal, Sarah Benoit of Mississauga, Ontario, Bertha Benoit of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and three brothers: Wilfred Benoit of Stephenville Crossing, Nicholas Benoit of Montreal, Alcid Benoit of Dorchester, New Brunswick and one sister, Reba Boulos of Deer Lake, thirteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Norman Jr. and daughter, Marie. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, February 21st at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Sheaves Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

HAWKINS, Philomena
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philomena Hawkins announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, February 17, 2003 at the age of 76 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Alphonsus of Stephenville Crossing and two daughters: Lorraine (Robert) Bennett and Ann Marie (Derek) White, all of Stephenville Crossing and four brothers: Raymond Duval, Clifford Duval, Gerald (Linda) Duval, Wilfred Duval, all of Stephenville Crossing and three sisters: Betty (Ronald) Bennett of Stephenville Crossing, Verena King of St. Fintan's, Gertrude Alexander of Stephenville Crossing and five grandchildren: Jamie, Barbie, Kyla, Karla, Kathie and eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Simon Hawkins on January 14, 2003. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, February 19th at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.

CARBERRY, Austin Henry
Corner Brook, NL
March 7, 1921 - February 17, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Austin Henry Carberry announce his passing in his 81st year at the Intensive Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on February 17, 2003. Left to mourn his wife Mabel, four sons: Robert (Julia), Terry (Pauline), Eric (Betty), Keith (Kim), four daughters: Ruth (Ray) Compton, Peggy, Cathy (Morris) Forget and Lois; twelve precious grandchildren: Lisa (Darryl) Salmon, Raymond, Keith, Melanie, Robert, Terri-Lynn (Steve) Barry, Paul, Krista, April, Mark, Ashley and Robin; one brother Ralph, six sisters: Mary (Eric) Anstey, Alma Drasdowski, Hilda (Robert) Mosher, Audrey Shellard, Shirley O'Neill and Carolyn (Lawrence) Byrne, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Lionel, April 1967, mother Hannah, July 1974 and brother Gordon, September 1955. The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 20th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, February 20, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HYNES, Dr. Byron R., B.A. PH.D
Died tragically on February 17, 2003, aged 54 years. Predeceased by his father John, mother Adeline, sister Helen, brother John and nephew Davey. Survived by his wife Lesley Ann and beloved daughters Samielle and Robyn. Left with loving memories, brother David (Susan), sister Kay, sister-in-law Lillian, brother-in-law Gerald, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Byron's request cremation has taken place. Please come help celebrate Byron's life and your memories with us, at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus on Thursday, February 20, 2003 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and on Friday, February 21, 2003 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations gratefully accepted to a scholarship fund set up in Byron's name.

JENNINGS, Mabel
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Tuesday, February 18th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Mabel Jennings at the age of 92. She will be sadly missed by her sisters: Beatrice Bugden and Ida Primmer, brother Owen Pear (Lucretia), special friend Mary Lannon, special niece Edna Heath (Charles); and numerous other relatives and friends. Mabel was predeceased by her husband Frank Jennings in 1998, brothers: Edward, Raymond and Earl Pear; parents Albert and Maude Pear. The funeral service will be held Friday, February 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Humber United Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

EVELEIGH, Pearl
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Eveleigh announce her passing on Tuesday, February 18th, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Bonnie (Maurice) Rideout, Brantford, ON, Barbara (Roland Jr.) LeGrow, St. John's, Dulcie (Francis) Banks, Hampden and Peggy (Carl) Elms, Stephenville, son Rick (Lili), Prince Albert, SK, 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren, sister Margaret Sebastian and special nephew Peter Rose, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stan, daughters Anita and Shelia, sisters Dorothy and Dulcie. Visitation will be held at the Anglican Church in Hampden today from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, February 21st at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. To make a memorial donation or to sign the family guest book visit our website www.fillatre.ca

HACKETT, Joseph Benedict
(Curling) Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 17, 2003, Joseph Benedict Hackett at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Annetta; his nine children: Barbara Penton (Frank), Ottawa, Ontario, Joseph B. Jr., Corner Brook, Kathleen MacDonald (Thor), Gander, Elaine Penney (Oscar), Flowers Cove, Jeremiah, Corner Brook, Michael, Toronto, Ontario, Mary Ellen, Ottawa, Ontario, William (Martha), Corner Brook, Caroline Carroll (Terrance), Belleville, Ontario; 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; one sister Dora Weber, Montreal, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Captain Joseph William Hackett, mother Margaret Hackett, sisters: Theresa, Margaret and Blanche, step parents Jenny and Tom Hackett. The funeral mass will be held Thursday, February 20th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BYRNE, John Joseph
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Johnny Byrne announce his passing at his family residence on Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at the age of 62. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three daughters: Brenda (James) Rogers of British Columbia, Mary Ann (Derek) Caines of Red Deer, Alberta, and Dorothy (Clint) Burke of Manitoba; two sons: Billy and John, both of British Columbia; sisters: Dorothy Ryan of Corner Brook, Bonnie Varuska of Minnesota, USA, Josephine Blocker of Oklahoma, USA, and Sister Theresa Byrne at the Order of Sister's of Saint Martha in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Judy Bridgett Byrne, parents John J. and Mary Ann Byrne, brothers: William and Florence, sisters: Mary Ann, Alice, Elaine, Winnifred, and Margaret. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral services will take place on Friday, February 21, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Family flowers only, donations can be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association or to Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.


Friday, February 21, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

JENNINGS, Mabel
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Tuesday, February 18th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Mabel Jennings at the age of 92. She will be sadly missed by her sisters: Beatrice Budgen and Ida Primmer, brother Owen Pear (Lucretia), special friend Mary Lannon, special niece Edna Heath (Charles); and numerous other relatives and friends. Mabel was predeceased by her husband Frank Jennings in 1998, brothers: Edward, Raymond and Earl Pear; sister Nada Brewer; parents Albert and Maude Pear. The funeral service will be held Friday, February 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Humber United Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HYNES, Dr. Byron R., B.A. PH.D
Died tragically on February 17, 2003, aged 54 years. Predeceased by his father John, mother Adeline, sister Helen, brother John and nephew Davey. Survived by his wife Lesley Ann and beloved daughters Samielle and Robyn. Left with loving memories, brother David (Susan), sister Kay, sister-in-law Lillian, brother-in-law Gerald, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Byron's request cremation has taken place. Please come help celebrate Byron's life and your memories with us, at Broughton's Funeral Home, Brigus on Thursday, February 20, 2003 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and on Friday, February 21, 2003 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations gratefully accepted to a scholarship fund set up in Byron's name.

THISTLE, Malcolm Doyle
Corner Brook

We cherish and celebrate the life and mourn the passing of Malcolm Doyle Thistle who passed away on Thursday February 20, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his two daughters: Joy (David) Purchase of Corner Brook and Gail (Gary) Holwell of St. Phillips; one son Glenn (Colleen) of Corner Brook; one sister Violet White of Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Pamela Carrigan, Paula Holwell, Glenn Thistle and Troy Penney; one great-granddaugher Jessica Holwell and a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Daphne in June 2000; three brothers: Cecil, Claude and Ralph. Visitation will take place today from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service of love and remembrance will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday February 22, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the J.I. O'Connell Center Bus Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.


Saturday, February 22, 2003, edition of The Western Star

BIRTH

CLIFT - REID
Kris Reid and Sarah Clift are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Abbigail Paige on October 25th, 2002 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, weighing 8 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Rick and Kathleen Clift of St. John's and Genny (Ted) Colbourne and Francis Reid, all of Corner Brook.

MOORE
Tracey and Darren Moore of Pasadena, along with special family pet Lucas, are overjoyed to announce the early and safe arrival of their twin boys Nicholas Noah and Ethan Edward who were born on Nov. 19, 2002 in St. John's. Proud grandparents are Eileen and Edward Moore of Mount Pearl, Lorraine and Edward O'Quinn of Corner Brook. Great-grandmothers Nellie Crewe of Mount Pearl and Ernestine Morey of Corner Brook. Special thank you to the neonatal unit of the Janeway and to everyone for their well wishes and gifts for our boys. Your generosity has been overwhelming.

ENGAGEMENT

BARRETT & GARDNER
Violet Francis and Gerald Barrett are pleased to announce the engagement on July 27, 2002, of their daughter Tara to Kaleb, son of Dave and Gwen Gardner of Surrey, B.C., formerly of Corner Brook. Wedding plans are being made for August 1, 2003. Congratulations and love from mom, dad, family and friends, grandparents Mr. John Francis, residing at the O'Connell Centre, DVA Ward and Sophie Lilly of Deer Lake.

DEATH

YOUNG, Ruth Louise
Deer Lake
July 15, 1920 - February 21, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruth Louise Young announce her passing on Friday, February 21st, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Robert (Jane) Wilton of Deer Lake, Ben (Motie) Young of Reidville; eight daughters: Alma (Bruce) Nichols, Betty (Ronnie) Ryan both of Deer Lake, Kay (George) Wheeler of Tumbler Ridge, BC, Hilda (Lloyd) Pomeroy, Emily (Terry), Jean Young all of Deer Lake, Gloria (Jim) Pittman, Jo (Gordon) Larson both of Fort McMurray; 27 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; three brothers: George (Mary) Hulan of St. John's, Lynn (Geraldine) Hulan, William (Thirza) both of Jefferies; two sisters: Rose Payne of Port aux Basques, Christine Hulan of Heatherton; one sister-in-law Alice Hulan of Corner Brook; her special friends D. Jean Young and Rita Nichols both of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stewart March 1st, 1992 and daughter Ethel in 1944. Visitation will take place from Parson's Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place Monday, February 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Monday, February 24, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

YOUNG, Ruth Louise
Deer Lake
July 15, 1920 - Feb. 21, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruth Louise Young announce her passing on Friday, February 21st, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her two sons, Robert (Jane) Wilton of Deer Lake, Ben (Motie) Young of Reidville. Eight daughters: Alma (Bruce) Nichols, Betty Ryan and Ronald Small, both of Deer Lake, Kay (George) Wheeler of Tumbler Ridge, B.C., Hilda (Lloyd) Pomeroy, Emily and Terry Kane, Jean Young, Gloria Pittman and Jim Locke all of Deer Lake, Jo (Gordon) Larson both of Fort McMurray, 27 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, three brothers: George (Mary) Hulan of St. John's, Lynn (Geraldine) Hulan, William (Thirza) both of Jefferies, two sisters: Rose Payne of Port aux Basques, (Christine) Hulan of Heatherton, one sister-in-law: Alice Hulan of Corner Brook; her special friends: Jean Young and Rita Nichols both of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stewart on March 1st, 1992, and daughter Ethel in 1944. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place Monday, February 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church with Canon Barter officiating, interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

YOUNG, Augustus J.
Flat Bay (Formerly of St. Teresa's)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Augustus J. Young announce his passing at Flat Bay on Friday, February 21, 2003 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Delia and son, Ben (Joyce) Nash of Flat Bay, four daughters: Lorraine Chaulk of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Genevieve Nash of Stephenville, Rosemary Nash-Baker (Peter) of St. Teresa's, Amanda (Leon) House of Grand Falls and one sister, Rosie Cormier of St. Teresa's, eight grandchildren: Jerry and Dee Chaulk, Adrian and Sarah Nash, Charlene and Josh Nash, April and Peggy Nash, two great-grandchildren: Randy and Dylan Nash and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary and Andrew Young, his four sisters, Florence Cormier, Dorothy Cormier, Delores Ridly, Grace Young and his brother, Neil Cornier. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday evening & Sunday. Prayer Service took place on Monday, February 24th at 10:00 a.m. at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing. Cremation Service will take place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville.


Tuesday, February 25, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BRAKE, Alfreda
Trout River
July 21st, 1915 - February 24th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfreda Brake announce her passing on Monday, February 24th, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed by her only son Lowell and wife Florence of Trout River. One grandson Lowell Jr. (April) and her great-granddaughter Erica. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Lemuel, and two step-children Garwin Brake and Leona Noseworthy. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Trout River today Tuesday and Wednesday where also funeral service will take place Thursday Feb. 27th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

JENKINS, Marie Irene
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Jenkins announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 24th, 2003 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Ethel and Max Andrews of Corner Brook, Leone and Bern Basha of Carbonear, Sandra and Fred Thistle of Victoria, Carbonear; her sons: Bob and Jean, Stephenville, Sidney and Iris of St. John's, and Gerald and Lurley of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by her sister, Mary Perfect at St. John's, and by a large number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Hedley B. July 26, 1959, son, John Hedley 1959. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at First United Church on Park Street, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will take place at the United Church Cemetery, Townsite. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

JESSO, Viola Maria (nee Collier)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Viola Jesso announce her passing on Monday, February 24th, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 49 years, Arch, sons: Toby (Marsha), Vancouver, BC, Chad (Cindy), Medicine Hat, AB, John (Yvonne), Corner Brook and Pierre (Charmaine), Edmonton, AB, daughters: Anne Spencer (Wayne), Corner Brook, Sharon Penney (David), Camrose, AB and Pamela Jesso, Dartmouth, NS; son-in-law Brian Pardy, Dartmouth, NS; 17 grandchildren; sisters: Mary Collier (Kevin), Three Rock Cove, Marilyn Blake (Ralph), St. Albans; brothers: Dave Collier (Kate), St. Albans, Jack Collier, Alberta, Roy Collier (Jose), Labrador City, Les Collier (Marina), Bedford, NS; sister-in-law Zina Jesso, Marches Point; brothers-in-law: Augustus Jesso (Theresa), Saint John, NB and Hilory Jesso (Nina), Stephenville, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by daughter Judith Pardy, 1998. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 27th, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.


Wednesday, February 26, 2003, edition of The Western Star

68th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

HULAN
Congratulations to Arnold and Drucella Hulan of Corner Brook, originally from Jeffrey's, who are celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary today. Greetings from son Linday (Elizabeth), daughters Sharon Tiller (Eric), Darlene White (Mike Slaney), seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and family and friends.


Thursday, February 27, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BYRNE, John Joseph II
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John (Johnny) Byrne announce his passing on Tuesday February 18, 2003 at the age of 62. Leaving to mourn with loving memories are his three daughters: Mary Ann (Derek) Caines of Red Deer, Alberta, Dorothy (Clint) Burke of Pinawa, Manitoba and Brenda (James) Rogers of Campbell River, British Columbia; two sons: John Joseph III (Pam) Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia, Billy of Campbell River, British Columbia; sisters: Dorothy (late William P. Ryan) of Corner Brook, Bonnie (Bob Varuska) of Mankato, Minnesota USA, Josephine (Roger Blocker) of South Dakota USA and Sister Theresa at the Order of Sisters of Saint Martha in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Molly (Sparrow) (late William Byrne), six grandchildren: Nathaniel, Jessica, Bailey Lynn, John IV, Christian, Shelby and Caiden and many special nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Judy Bridget Byrne Sept. 10, 2003 (probably should be 2002), parents John J. and Mary Ann (McCarthy) Byrne, brothers: William, Florence, sisters Mary Ann, Alice, Elaine, Winnifred and Margaret. Funeral services were held at the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral.

Dad
You left us quietly Your thoughts unknown.
But left us a memory
We are proud to own.
So treasure him Lord
In your garden of rest,
For when on earth
He was one of the best.
Love your children,
Mary Ann, Dorothy, Billy, John and Brenda.

ADAMS, James Jr.
Roddickton, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Adams Jr. announce his passing on Tuesday, February 25th, 2003 at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mae, daughter Judy (Terry) Lidstone, son: Terry (Michelle). Three grandchildren: Kariss, Brion and Zachary. Sisters: Millie (Bandfield), Olive (Ralph), Clara (Simon), Rowen (Kevin), Evelyn (Larry), Treffie (Ed) and Leona (Paul). Brothers: Jasper (Betty), Leamon (Emily), Dorman (Denise) and Jerry (Joann). Sisters-in-law: Jean (Claude), Louise (Harrison), Patsy (Garland), Melinda (Fred), Belinda (Paul), Rosella and Wanda. Brothers-in-law: Kevin and Jim (Gwen). As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents James and Elizabeth, brother Baxter, sister Levenia and parents-in-law William and Beatrice Wilcox. Visitation will take place from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Roddickton today from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, February 28th at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Simms officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix/Bear Cove. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, February 28, 2003, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.

 

 

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