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The Western Star Newspaper
February 2005

 

Tuesday, February 1, 2005

DEATHS

COLEMAN, Clara Hulan
of
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clara Coleman announce her passing on Monday, January 31st, 2005 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre at the age of 91. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her five children: Alice Keats, Corner Brook, Delilah (Irving) Fillatre, Barachois Brook, Linda Alexander, Stephenville Crossing; two sons: Frederick and Basil Hulan, both living in Toronto, Ont.; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great great grandchildren; two brothers: Chesley Moore and Frederick Moore of Nova Scotia. She is predeceased by husbands Cyril H. Hulan and Wallace Coleman; two sons: Augustus Hulan and Cyril C. Hulan; four sisters and one brother. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday between the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. from the All Saints Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing with Reverend Karen Laldin officiating. Interment will follow at Anglican cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

CANNING, Maxwell
Jackson's Arm
Jan 7th, 1930 - Jan 31st, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Canning announce his passing on Monday, January 31st, 2005 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Evelyn. His children, Donna (Wade) Bungay of St. Anthony, Kathleen Ralph of Jackson's Arm, Terry Canning of Calgary, Brenda (Alvin) Gillingham of Norman's Cove, and Bonnie Arsenault of Ottawa. His step-children, Althea (Otto) Reid, Kaye (Lloyd) Waterman, Perry (Andrea) Canning, Shirley Canning and Keith (Melissa) Canning, nine grandchildren, nine step grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Laura (Raymond) Combdon of St. John's and Martha Pardy of Lawrenceton. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Elizabeth in 1999, parents Isabella and Ambrose, and brother Harvey. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Tuesday evening and Wednesday, where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ranson 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"

SPARKES, Johan (nee Sutherland)
Rocky Harbour
July 28th, 1928 - January 30th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Johan Sparkes announce her passing on Sunday, January 30th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 76th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Olive Legge (Clare Raynor) of Ajax, Ontario, David Sparkes (Shirley Snow) of Sackville, NS, Catherine Balsom (Kevin Power) of St. John's, John Sparkes (Violet Edwards) of Corner Brook, Trevor (Gail) Sparkes of Rocky Harbour; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; her sister Cathy (Angus) Blackstock of Kingussie, Scotland. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Russell. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour today, Tuesday where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Captain Ledrew 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"

BENNETT, Lloyd Thomas
Keswick, Ontario
(April 15, 1946 - January 14, 2005)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Thomas Bennett announce his peaceful passing at the residence of his niece, Theresa Colterman in Keswick, Ontario on January 14, 2005 at the age of 58 years. Left to mourn, his daughter, Tammy Bennett and his grandson Rowan Bennett, both of Scarborough, Ontario and his mother, Stella Bennett of Stephenville and sisters, Gen Boland of Stephenville, Claudia Mason of Texas, Marie Williams of Stephenville, Geraldine Bennett of Kippens and very special friend, Mary Cooper of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Michael Charles Bennett. Funeral Service took place at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sutton, Ontario on January 23, 2005.


Wednesday, February 2, 2005

DEATHS

COFFIN, Olive Hannah (nee Piercey)
Milverton, Ontario
(Formerly of Port aux Basques, Corner Brook & St. John's)
May 18, 1924 - January 29, 2005

Passed peacefully away in her 80th year at the Knollcrest Lodge in Milverton, Ontario on Saturday, January 29, 2005 after a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's disease. Left to remember her love of life, giving, laughter and music are her three children: Myrtle Johnson (Eric) of St. Thomas, Ontario, Rose Staples-Payne (Hughie) of Corner Brook and Daniel Coffin (Kim) of Ottawa, Ontario. Also left to remember her with fondness are her seven grandchildren: Lesley-Ann Staples, Kelli Staples, Danielle Staples, Krista Hodgson (Anthony), Kent Johnson (Kim), Lisa Johnson (Jim), Jared Coffin and two great grandchildren: Adam Staples and Camdon Coffin. She was predeceased by her husband Elias Giles Coffin on May 4, 1965 and her great grandson Aubrey Elias Johnson on January 5, 2005. Cremation took place in Ontario. A private family memorial service will be held in Port aux Basques at a future date.

CAINES, Lucy (nee Power)
Port au Choix

With deep sorrow the family of Lucy Caines announce her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Monday, January 31, 2005 at the age of 59 years. Left to cope with this great loss her loving and devoted husband Martin; daughter Michelle Pye, granddaughters (Mikayla and Mackenzie), Foxtrap, daughter Collett Caines (Jamie Rumboldt), grandson (Stacy Caines), son Marty Caines (Wanda Tatchell her sons Kaleb & Jeremy), Port au Choix, son Steven Caines (Shelley Gould), Alberta, son Aaron Caines (Lori O'Keefe), New Brunswick; mother Catherine Power, Long Harbour; brothers Jim (Marg), Chapel Arm, Bernard (Veronica), Mount Arlington Heights, Martin Jr. (Mary Ellen), Chapel Arm, Terry, Dunville, Jerry, Barry (Janet), Richard (Mary), Glenn (Kim), Long Harbour; sisters Rita Norman (Dermot), Shirley Power (Art), Long Harbour, Sandra Smith (George), Norman's Cove, Joyce Picco (Neil), Goulds; mother and father-in-law Madeline and Martin Caines (Sr), brother-in-law Michael Caines, sisters-in-law Genevieve Plowman (Nelson), Port au Choix, Julia Barbour (Max), Pasadena and a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Martin Power, son-in-law Corporal J. Craig Pye and sister-in-law Laura Power. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix. The funeral service will take place on Friday, February 4 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Theresa's Church in Port au Choix with Rev. Roger Toblete officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

WHITE, Kenneth J.
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kenneth J. White announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his two brothers: Aiden (Frances) White of Stephenville, Raymond (Delores) White of Stephenville Crossing and two sisters: Eileen Grace of Barachois Brook, Barbara (Shirley) Ball of Baltimore, Maryland and a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Arsene and Margaret White, brother Gerard and two sisters, Vivian Brunn and Theresa Goubie. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, February 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.


Thursday, February 3, 2005

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, February 4, 2005

DEATHS

HARRIS, Ethel
Heatherton, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Harris announce her passing on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 58 years. She leaves to mourn with fond & loving memories: son, Todd (Linda), Calgary, AB; loving companion, Brendan Gale, South Branch; brothers: James (Regina), Jeffrey's, Arthur (Violet), Heatherton, Raymond (Jenny), Toronto, ON & Allen, St. George's; sisters: Dorothy Harris (Stephen Ryan), Stephenville & Mariah (Alphonsus) Young, Heatherton, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. She is predeceased by parents, Frederick and Myrtle and by her sister-in-law, Mildred Harris. Friends may visit St. George Anglican Church, Robinsons on Friday, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 5th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Robinsons. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. George Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEGGO, Tryphenia L.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tryphenia Leggo announce her passing on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at The Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 87 years. She was predeceased by her husband Walter, mother and father: Dora and Elias Webster. leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, brothers: Baxter (Gertie), Cyril (Melina), Tom (Melda); sisters: Mildred Wiseman and Olive (Vince King); one brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law residing in Ontario, a number of nieces, nephews; specially remembered by niece Audrey (Claude Elford). Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Park Drive. Rev. Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. 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


Saturday, February 5, 2005

DEATH

NEILSON, Oscar
(Retired, City of Pembroke)

Suddenly at the Pembroke Regional Hospital on Thursday morning February 3, 2005 at the age of 60 years. Oscar Neilson of Pembroke, beloved husband of Megan Neilson (nee Griffiths). Loving father of Rosanne Neilson-Gorr (Kelly), Pembroke, Erika Neilson, Ottawa, Heather Neilson, Beachburg and Nancy Neilson, Ottawa. Much loved granddad of Eilish Gorr, only child of the late Oscar and Angela (nee Callahan) Neilson, son-in-law of Jean Griffiths and the late John Griffiths, relatives and friends may call at the Murphy Funeral Home, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday after 12:30 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will be held in the Chapel on Saturday afternoon, February 5 at 2 o'clock. Interment St. Columba's Cemetery. You may know him better as Ossie, Butch of OJ. Things to remember you by - way we all loved you best: you were fresh obsessed, a regular at the Bonanza. You were the world's greatest tormentor. Your shuffle on the lunch room floor at work will forever be heard. No matter who you were or where you came from, you were always treated the same. He had a big heart for everyone. We will miss you. Love Megan and the kids. In memory of Oscar, donations to the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences and tributes may be made to www.murphyfuneralhome.com

WEDDING

BALL / SHORT
Bern and Wendy Ball of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Stephen to Charlaine, daughter of Erna (Ambrose) Pittman & Wade (Theresa) Short. The ceremony took place on October 1, 2004 on the beautiful beach of Mayan Riviera, Mexico, with many family and friends present. Stephen and Charlaine are residing in Middle Sackville, NS where they both are employed.

ENGAGEMENT

WHITE / BRAKE
Congratulations are extended to Sheryl and James on their December 20, 2004 engagement. Sheryl is the daughter of Dave and Stella White and James is the son of Delenor and Rona Brake all of Stephenville Crossing, NL. Congratulations from family and friends.

TOOPE / TATCHELL
Congratulations to Chesley Toope and Diana Tatchell on their engagement, December 22, 2004. Chesley is the son of Roy and Rhoda Toope of Pond Cove, and Diana is the daughter of Stanley and Sheena Tatchell of Castor River. Wedding plans are set for June 25, 2005. Congratulations and best wishes from their families.

CHAULK / MATTHEWS
Alex & Karen Chaulk are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Jason to Angela, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Matthews of Badgers Quay, NL. Congratulations & best wishes from their families. Wedding plans are for 2006.

BENNETT / BROADWAY
Congratulations and best wishes to Greg Bennett and Lynn Broadway on their engagement December 25, 2004. Greg, the son of Ray and Rosemarie Bennett of Corner Brook, and Lynn, daughter of Les and Marie Broadway of Pointe Claire, Quebec are planning their wedding for October 1, 2005 in Ottawa.

BALL / BALL
Bern and Wendy Ball are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer to Scott, son of Scott and Carol Ball of Deer Lake. The engagement took place December 22, 2004. Best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, February 7, 2005

DEATHS

LEONARD, Annie Josephine
Corner Brook, NL
December 5, 1910 - February 4, 2005

Passed away on Friday, February 4, 2005, Annie Leonard (nee O'Neil) in the presence of her loving family at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 94 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her sons: Tom (Gladys) and Jerry (Daphne) of Corner Brook; daughters: Mary Courtney (Sylvester), Southern Harbour, Placentia Bay, Brenda Lewis (Vincent) and Jean Blackwood of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Krista Leonard, Shelley Lee Taylor (Jason), Stephen Leonard (Rosilyn), Joseph Courtney, Stephen Courtney, Michael Courtney (Sandi), Brenda Ann Pye (Doug), Anita Young (Alden), Vincent John Lewis (Nadine), Margaret Clements (Calvin), Eileen Tuma (Jeff), Ellen Laurin (Roland), David Blackwood (Glenda), Joy Blackwood, Jerry Blackwood, Paul Blackwood, Randy Blackwood (Rhonda); 16 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Dominic Leonard (Kitty) and sisters-in-law Majorie and Stella, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cyril, parents Nicholas and Mary O'Neil, sisters Alice Reddy and Nellie George, brothers Patrick, Jack, Nicholas, Thomas, James and Henry. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home on Saturday evening, 7-9 p.m., and Sunday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 7th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Church, Humber Road, Fr. Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WATSON, Annie Emillas
47 Golden Glow Avenue
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Emillas Watson announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at the age of 73 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, James and two sons: Frank (Sandra) Watson of Corner Brook, Christopher Watson (Carol Brown) of Calgary, Alberta and three sisters: Angela Young of Curling, Olive Webb of Humber Heights, Corner Brook, Regina Hawkins of Corner Brook and two granddaughters: Connie of Corner Brook and Michelle of Corner Brook, one great-granddaughter, Madison Brooklyn Watson and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Redeemer Parish, Mount Bernard Avenue in Corner Brook.

PIERCEY, Marie
Irishtown, NL
Sept. 20, 1935 - Feb. 5, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Piercey announce her passing on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 69 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Emma Piercey, Irishtown, special little puppy Lady, special niece/daughter Jean Piercey (Ches Bennett), Irishtown, special child Phillip (Dallas) Strickland, Tumbler Ridge, BC. Nieces Sylvia (Eric) Ward, Moncton, NB, Mary (Rick) Murrin, Irishtown, Ruby (Brian) Brake, Fort McMurray, Alb., Lisa (Todd) Blanchard and Angela (Steve) Piercey both of Irishtown. Nephews Derek (Kim) Piercey, Lively, Ont. and Tim (Sophia) Piercey, Oshawa, Ont., and their families. Sisters-in-law Mona Piercey and Nina Piercey both of Irishtown. Special friends Kevin (Shellie) Strickland, Summerside, Audrey Rice, Jean (Tom) Campbell both of Corner Brook and Olive Penney, Summerside. Special mention to Emma's father Jim (Ida) Terry, Irishtown and Emma's sisters and brothers Darlene (Harold) Terry-Payne, Roberts Arm, Faye (Leonard) Anderson, Irishtown, Shirley Terry, Gambo, Rick (Lisa) Terry and daughter Jacey, Derek Terry all of Irishtown. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Emma, brothers Jim and Gordon. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today Monday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  The mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 9, at 10:30 a.m. from all Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road with Father Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Loretta Mary
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Loretta Young announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 6, 2005 at the age of 83. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Marie (Robert) Temple of Corner Brook, Agnus Burke of Sweden; sons: Cyril Power, Kevin (Brenda) Power, Edward Young all of Corner Brook, Richard Young of Orillia, ON, Rodney Young of Corner Brook. 14 grandchildren: Loretta, David, Terri-Lynn, Troy, Lisa, Jason, Cassandra, Mark, Kaitlyn, Chad, Tara, Melissa, Alona, and Erica. 7 great-grandchildren: Julie, Camryn, Emma, Noah, Julia, Joshua and Amber. Brothers: James (Dorothy) Power of ON, Gerald (Margaret) Power of Corner Brook and also several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Alfred Young, her parents, grandson Darryl Power, brothers: Patrick and Cyril. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road Monday, February 7, 2005 and Tuesday, February 8, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

BEST, Frederick
Steady Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Best announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at the age of 94. He leaves to mourn with fond and  loving memories his children: Gerald (Fanny) of Stephenville, Hedley (Judy) of Tampa, Florida, Allan (Peggy) of Steady Brook, Barbara (Jim Walsh) of Mount Pearl, Kenneth (Eileen) of Corner Brook and Wayne (Claudette) of Halifax, sister Marion Turner from Happy Adventure and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Hattie; daughters: Isabel and Irene; granddaughter Angela; and daughter-in-law Ruth. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday, February 7, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park St. with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment at the Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca


Tuesday, February 8, 2005

DEATH

ANDERSON, Austin Edward
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex, St. John's on February 5, 2005, Austin Edward Anderson. Aged 69 years. Born in Burgeo, NL June 27, 1935; son of the late William and Dorothy Anderson. He is also predeceased by his brothers: Eric, Nathan, Seward and Hanford; sisters: Sadie, Mabel, Ann and Susan. He is survived by brother: Rodger (Betty) of Dartmouth, NS; sisters: Ellen (John Keats) of Fogo Island, NL and Minnie (Ernie Bond) of Truro, NS; sister-in-law Marjorie of Burgeo, NL; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral to be held at St. John Anglican Church, Burgeo, NL on Tuesday, February 8, 2005. Interment to follow in Burgeo, NL. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

YOUNG, Loretta Mary
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Loretta Young announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 6, 2005 at the age of 83. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Marie (Robert) Temple of Corner Brook, Agnus Burke of Sweden; sons: Cyril Power, Kevin (Brenda) Power, Edward Young all of Corner Brook, Richard Young of Orillia, ON, Rodney Young of Corner Brook. 14 grandchildren: Loretta, David, Terri-Lynn, Troy, Lisa, Jason, Cassandra, Mark, Kaitlyn, Chad, Tara, Melissa, Alona and Erica. 7 great-grandchildren: Julie, Camryn, Emma, Noah, Julia, Joshua and Amber. Brothers: James (Dorothy) Power of ON, Gerald (Margaret) Power of Corner Brook and also several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Alfred Young, her parents Redmond and Elizabeth Power, grandson Darryl Power, brothers: Patrick, Cyril and Raymond. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road Monday, February 7, 2005 and Tuesday, February 8, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

WHEELER, Regina
Ship Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Regina Wheeler announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, February 6, 2005 at the age of 73 years. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Craig (Hazel) Wheeler, Morgan (Kathleen) Wheeler, Brian (Joanne) Wheeler, all of Ship Cove and six daughters: Geri (Clarence) Neufeld of Saskatoon, SK, Elsie (Harold) Jesso of Sheaves Cove, Helen Wheeler (Tom) of Stephenville, Isabel (Jim) Snow of Fort McMurray, AB, Theresa Wheeler (Pat) of PEI, Doreen Wheeler (Joe) of Stephenville and one brother, Limbert (May) Jesso of Ship Cove, one sister, Stella Jesso of DeGrau, 19 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry Wheeler and daughter, Edna Ritchie and son, Gilbert Wheeler. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Tuesday. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 9th at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ship Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Palliative Care Unit at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Wednesday, February 9, 2005

DEATH

LECOINTRE, Francis Anthony
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, February 7, 2005 in his 52nd year. Beloved husband of Clara. Loving father of Francis Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Waterloo, Enid LeCointre of Waterloo, Farrah LeCointre of Waterloo, Denise and her husband Maurice Edwards of Brooklyn and Brian Rose of Mississauga. Dear son of Lillian and Martin LeCointre. Dear brother of Phyllis LeCointre of Peachland, BC, Eric and his wife Jan of Scarborough, Jimmy and his wife Kay of Brampton, Sharron LeCointre of Summerland, BC, and Colin and his wife Rita of Scarborough. Cherished grandfather of Giselle, Broderick and Joshua. Friends will be received at the Nisbett Funeral Home and Chapel (600 Monaghan Rd., S., Peterborough) on Thursday, February 10, 2005 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Funeral Prayers to follow in the Nisbett Chapel at 12 noon. Interment to follow at Rosemount Memorial Gardens. In memory of Francis, donations may be made to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (Palliative Care Unit). On-line book of condolences may be signed at www.nisbettfuneralhome.com

RUTH, Howard Francis
Summerside, NL
August 3rd, 1926 - February 7th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Ruth announce his passing on Monday, February 7th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Lydia (nee Penney), daughter Jacqueline (Bill) Lundrigan, Summerside, her loving grandson Ryan, Lloydminster, Alberta; brothers-in-law: William (Marion) Ruth, Curling and Lorne Taylor, Summerside; sisters-in-law: Donalda (Bill) Strickland and Hilda Ruth, Mountainview Estates, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers Rex and Joseph, sisters Jacqueline Penney, Margaret David and Ena Taylor. Friends may visit St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside today, Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. 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, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JESSO, Walter
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Jesso announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by his girlfriend Margaret O'Quinn of Stephenville Crossing and two brothers: Clayton Jesso of Sheaves Cove, William (Gladys) Jesso of Piccadilly and three sisters: Annie Curnew of Stephenville Crossing, Mary Cormier of Noels Pond, Ida Jesso of New Brunswick and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 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 service will take place on Friday, February 11th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

ARCHIBALD, Peter (David) Fraser
March 14, 1959 - February 6, 2005
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Peter Archibald announce his passing at his family residence on Sunday, February 6, 2005 at the age of 45 years. Leaving to mourn are his wife Cyndi; daughters: Jennifer (Chris) and Victoria; son Andrew; his mother Letti, Sherbrook, NS; sisters: Ann (Gerry) Tokaruk, Carlton Place, ON, Heather (Doug) Hennigar, Wolfville, NS; brothers: George (Kyoko), Baraboo, Wisconsin, Donny (Shelly) Greenfield, NS and Sandy (O'Dell), Kippens, NL; special grandson Ethan Lucas; nieces: Helen, Elaine, Kate; nephews: John, David, Stephen, Daniel, Robert, Dustin and Jeremy; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Donald Archibald. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 10th, at 2:30 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing, Rev. Karen Laldin officiating, with interment to follow at the All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Bus Fund, or All Saint's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Peter loved life and believed in celebrating it, not mourning it. To all our friends and family, celebrate his life.

HUTCHINGS, Israel Greavett
St. Paul's
April 8th, 1923 - February 7th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Israel Hutchings announce his passing on Monday, February  7th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his son Greavett of Kitchener, Ontario; three daughters: Sarah (Trevor), Brada (Harrison) both of St. Paul's and Winnie (Dean) of Toronto, Ontario; ten grandchildren: George (Renee), Todd (Christine), Tracy (Wilfred), Trent (Monica), Tanna (Jamie), Carol (Massimo), Valetta, Byron, Troy (Cathy) and Deanna; nine great-grandchildren; one brother Leonard (Evelyn) of St. Paul's; two brothers-in-law: Ronald (Olive), Gordon (Margaret) both of St. Paul's; his sister-in-law Fanny. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Alfreda, daughter Helen, son George, parents George Leonard and Adalaide, parents-in-law Arthur and Clarissa Jane, brothers-in-law Guy, Clyde, George and Charlie, his sisters-in-law Eva and Mary E. Visitation will take place from his family residence in St. Paul's Thursday. Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in St. Paul's with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, February 10, 2005

DEATH

RUTH, Howard Francis
Summerside, NL
August 3rd, 1926 - February 7th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Ruth announce his passing on Monday, February 7th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 78 years.  He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Lydia (nee Penney), daughter Jacqueline (Bill) Lundrigan, Summerside, his loving grandson Ryan, Lloydminster, Alberta; brothers-in-law: William (Marion) Ruth, Curling and Lorne Taylor, Summerside; sisters-in-law: Donalda (Bill) Strickland, Blanche Ruth, Curling and Hilda Ruth, Mountainview Estates, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers Rex and Joseph, sisters Jacqueline Penney, Margaret Davis and Ena Taylor. Friends may visit St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside today, Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. 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, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, February 11, 2005

DEATHS

YOUNG, Margaret Cecilia
Deer Lake, NL
February 3rd, 1930 - Feb. 9th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret C. Young announce her passing at the Health Science Complex in St. John's, NL on Wednesday, February 9th, 2005, in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Billy (Christine), Bobby (Cathy), Rosemary, Maxine, Genevieve, and Herman (Emily), all of Deer Lake, Ida (Scott) and Annie (Gary), both of Reidville, Luke and Norbert (Lorinda), both of St. Judes, Gussie (Connie) of Peterborough, Ontario and Conrad (Karen) of Springdale, also sadly missed by her brother Manuel Alexander of Deer Lake. She will also be missed by her 31 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Margaret was predeceased by her loving husband Robert Young, also her mother and father Manuel and Mary Alexander and her brother Raymond Alexander. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, Saturday, February 12th, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, February 13th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday February 14th, 2005 at 10 a.m. from The Immaculate Conception Parish with Father Devine officiating, with the interment to follow at the Church Cemetery, Wights Road, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

POWER, Raymond James
4 James Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond James Power announce his passing at his residence on Thursday, February 10, 2005 at the age of 50 years. He will be sadly missed by his brother, Patrick (Laverne) Power of Stephenville, sister, Cecilia Williams of Stephenville and one nephew, Michael Williams of Stephenville and three nieces: Rhonda Williams-Whidden of Calgary, Tonya Williams of Manitoba and Renée Power-Cornisky of Victoria, BC. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Mary Power. Private family visiting, funeral service and interment will take place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Bay St. George Association for Community Living would be greatly appreciated.

WHITE, Carol
1946-2005

It was with great sadness that the family of the late Carol G. White announce her passing at Norwood Care Facilities on Monday, February 7, 2005 at the age of 58 years. Carol was a dedicated long time employee of Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for 35 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Switchboard Operator. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Eleanor Funk (Tim McMullon), and her only grandson Sebastien of Edmonton, AB; her two brothers: Lorne (Ruth) Robertson of Brandon MB, and Paul Robertson of Winnipeg MB; two sisters: Marjorie (Neil) Byers of Parksville, BC, and Dana (Cecil) Hawley of Edmonton AB; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Carol was predeceased by her brother John M. Robertson and sisters: Joan Conway, Eleanor MacKinnon, Mary Margaret and Ariel Ann Robertson. Memorial service took place at Memories Funeral Home, 13403 St. Albert Trail, on February 9, 2005, at 2:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, AB.


Saturday, February 12, 2005

DEATHS

SPARKES, Russell Mcdonald
Deer Lake
Aug. 11th, 1942 - Feb. 10th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Russell Sparkes announce his passing on Thursday, February 10th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 62nd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, June (nee Williams); his children: Paul (Catherine), Gary (Ruby), Jerry (Lori-Anne), CarolAnn (Perry) Osmond, Tyrone (Colleen) & Sherry-Lynn (Brendan) Lavers; 16 grandchildren; his mother, Monica; three brothers: Milton (Cherry), Manson (Lorraine) and Lesley (Nancy); sisters: Betty (David) Guy, Edna (Bob) Affleck and Doris (Harry) Park; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Morgan and sister, Beverley. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Saturday, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KELLY, Michael
Alexandria, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook)
February 7, 1940 - February 9, 2005

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Alexandria, ON, Michael Kelly at the age of 65 years. Beloved son of the late James Francis and Mary Ann Kelly. Survived by his loving wife Elizabeth (nee Brockway), one son: James and his wife Carol; one daughter: Diane and her husband Tom; three grandsons: Gary, Daniel and John Jr; one granddaughter, Paula; three great grandchildren; five brothers: Leonard (Frances), Bill (Joan), Gary (Lozanne), Ted (Mary), and Kevin (Florence); four sisters: Ida (John), Joan (the late William Trahey), Cora (Bill) and Nancy (Gerry); two brothers-in-law: Noble (Joanne) and Reginald; four sisters-in-law: Cora (Bob), Janet (Tom), Judy (Monroe), Ilean (Don), as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends. Predeceased by his father and mother-in-law Walter and Violet Brockway, brothers-in-law Melvin and Donald, and sister-in-law Mary. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday from 5-9:00 p.m. and Monday morning 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 14th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Lark Harbour. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

PAYNE, Samuel Earl
(Formerly of Cow Head)
Nov. 17, 1910 - Feb. 10, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Earl Payne announce his passing on Thursday, February 10, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Health Center at the age of 94 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sisters: Grace Ellsworth, Cow Head and Delilah Reid, Hanmer, Ontario; brothers: Daniel (Dorothea) Payne, Corner Brook, Reginald (Ida) Payne, Edmonton, AB; as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Agnes; parents Elizabeth Ann and James Samuel Payne; brothers: Leslie, Roy, Bernard and Fred; brothers-in-law Melvin Ellsworth and Clifford Reid. Visitation was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head on Friday, February 11, and from where the funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Personal Care Home in Cow Head. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.

BENOIT, Patrick (Paddy)
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)
October 21, 1911 - February 10, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick (Paddy) Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, February 10, 2005 at the age of 93 years.  He will be sadly missed by his four sons: Vernon (Catherine), Tom (Joan), all of Stephenville, Albert (Leslie) of Brampton, Ontario and Lawrence and good friend, Lisa of Stephenville; four daughters: Nina (Wayne) O'Brien of Florida, US, Melinda (John) Campbell, Anne (Bill) Green and Mercedes (Bill) Penney, all of the Bay St. George area; one brother, Andrew (Rose) Benoit of Grand Falls-Windsor; four sisters: Josephine (late Joseph) Doucette of the Bay St. George Senior Cottage, Stephenville Crossing, Kate (late Basil) Cormier of Cobourg, Ontario, Lena (late Eldred) Churchill of St. John's and Lillian (late Harold) O'Neill of Cobourg, Ontario; one sister-in-law, Angie (Roddie) White of Port au Port East; twenty-two grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives & friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Agnita; parents, James Benoit and Mary Ellen (Cormier); four brothers: Joseph, Luke, Paul & Isaac and three sisters: Elizabeth, Madeliene and Edna. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, February 14th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, on Tuesday, February 15th at 11:30 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice or to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Bus Fund) would be greatly appreciated.

GEORGE, Verdon Howard
Deer Lake
May 13, 1923 - Feb. 10, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Verdon George announce his passing on Thursday, February 10th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: son, Wayne (Dianne) of Deer Lake; four daughters: Bev (Reg) Simmons of Ontario, Sylvia (Clarence) Goulding, Joy (Al MacIssac), both of Deer Lake and Cindy (Peter) Foote of Campbellford, Ontario; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his daughter-in-law, Eileen (Ken) Legge of Deer Lake; his brothers: Robert (Nellie), Howard (Joan), James (Candice) and Winston (Edwina); his sisters: May and Edith; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Janie; son, Stanley; parents, Stanley and Elizabeth; brother, Bill, and sisters: Katherine, Ella, Emily and Irene. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Saturday, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on High Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Carol
1946 - 2005

It was with great sadness that the family of the late Carol G. White announce her passing at Norwood Care Facilities on Monday, February 7, 2005 at the age of 58 years. Carol was a dedicated long time employee of Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for 35 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Switchboard Operator. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Eleanor Funk (Tim McMullon), and her only grandson Sebastien of Edmonton, AB; her two brothers: Lorne (Ruth) Robertson of Brandon MB, and Paul Robertson of Winnipeg MB; two sisters: Marjorie (Neil) Byers of Parksville, BC, and Dana (Cecil) Hawley of Edmonton AB; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Carol was predeceased by her brother John M. Robertson and sisters: Joan Conway, Eleanor MacKinnon, Mary Margaret and Ariel Ann Robertson. Memorial service took place at Memories Funeral Home, 13403 St. Albert Trail, on February 9, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, AB.

BIRTH

TILLER & HATCHER
Kimberly Tiller & Steve Hatcher are delighted to announce the healthy arrival of their daughter Hillary Kristen on Aug. 26, 2004 weighing 8 lb. 15 oz.  Proud grandparents Marilyn & Gerald Barrett, Glen Tiller and Malita Hatcher & Gerald Piercey, Alex Hatcher and great-grandparents Martin & Nina Tiller.

WEDDING

HARVEY / SLANEY
The parents of Amanda Harvey are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter to Robert Slaney Jr. , son of Robert and Marg Slaney. The ceremony took place on June 25th, 2004 at the United Church in Stephenville. On behalf of Amanda & Bobby we would like to thank all of the friends and family who came from near and far to help celebrate their special day. We would also like to take time to wish them all the happiness on their first Valentine's Day together as husband and wife.


Monday, February 14, 2005

DEATHS

GREEN, Fannie "Mae"
Corner Brook, NL
April 7, 1935 - February 11, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mae Green announce her passing on Friday, February 11, 2005 at the Interfaith Home at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband Art, Curling; children: Sharon Clarke (Joel Saunders), Todd, Brenda Dennis (Paul Noseworthy), David (Joanne Crocker) and Lisa Quinn (Scott Quinn); five grandchildren: Amanda and Ronald Dennis, Emily Quinn, Jeffrey and Cory Clarke; one great granddaughter: Taylor Dennis, all residing in Ontario; sisters: Winnie Penney (Willis), Blanche Oram, Gladys George (Alan) and Kay Payne; brother and sisters-in-law: Garfield Green (Linda), Effie Follett, Catherine Morey (Bob) and Eileen Barry (Gil); special niece Debbie Clarke, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her sister Dorothy Dawe and husband Jim, parents Arthur and Gertrude Eddy, and mother and father-in-law: Loyal and Emily Green. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. The funeral service took place on Sunday, February 13th at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army, Mt. Moriah. Officiated by Captain Scott and Michelle Rideout. Interment followed at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Interfaith Home, St. Luke's Unit. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PAYNE, Arthur
Parsons Pond
Dec. 1st, 1915 - Feb. 12th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Payne announce his passing on Saturday, February 12th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 89th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Opal (nee Verge); his children Archibald (Christine), Jean (Rex) Parsons, Otto (Nancy), Yvonne (Franklin) Pittman, Darrell, Aaron (Nancy), Anthony, Donna (Baxter) Osbourne, Cynthia (Richard) Caines, Curtis, Cedrick (Brenda), Kimberly (Brian) Payne, and Gabriel (Marion); his daughter-in-law Sharon Payne; 37 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; also special family members Wanda & Elsie Payne; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Ivan in 2002. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond today, Monday where also Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt 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"


Tuesday, February 15, 2005

DEATHS

HARDY, Catherine (nee Thorogood)
Saturday, February 12, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family announced the passing of Catherine at the Toronto General Hospital on Saturday, February 12, 2005 in her 59th year. Beloved wife to James, loving mother to Matthew Goddyn, Beth Burton (Jason), Ken and Kelly Hardy, special grandmother to Kelsea and Kyle Goddyn. She will be fondly remembered by many friends and other relatives. There will be burial services at a later date in Corner Brook, NL. Donations can be made in Catherine's memory to the Canadian Lung Association.

BURDEN, Mary Frances
Shoal Brook
Dec. 16th, 1916 - Feb. 14th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Frances Burden announce her passing at the Bay St. George Seniors  Home in her 88th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, three daughters: Florence Parsons of Woody Point, Myrtle Bailey of Kippens, Georgia (Clifton) Hatcher of Ontario; two sons: Derek (Jacqueline) Burden and Brian (Nina) Burden both of Ontario; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Theodore, parents Samuel and Cora Young, brother George Young, sister Florence Young, two grandchildren Stephen Burden and David Parsons, two sons-in-law Wilfred Bailey and George Parsons. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Shoal Brook Wednesday, where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Snow 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"

ROSSITER, Walter
Silverwood Manor
Kippens
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Rossiter announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 85 years. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Bessie Crewe of Curling and special niece, Sheila Vincent and family of Lewisporte, special nephews, Weston Kendall and family and Craig Kendall and family and a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment will take place at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

RETIEFF, Gloria Diane
DeGrau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gloria Diane Retieff announce her peaceful passing in her mother's arms at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 48 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Kevin and three daughters: Angela Marie (Corey) of Dartmouth, NS, Amanda Nicole (Chris) of Sackville, NS, Amber Dawn of DeGrau, mother, Miriam Withrow and step-father John Withrow of Enfield, NS, and her father Marvin Crittenden of Sydney, NS, two sisters: Debbie (David) Lake and Karen Hennebury (Peter), all of Dartmouth, NS and one grandson, Cody of Dartmouth, NS.  Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George on Tuesday (after 2:00 p.m.)  Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 16th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

RIDEOUT, Ivor Edward
Deer Lake
December 28, 1926 - February 13, 2005

Passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Ivor Edward Rideout, at the age of 78 years, after a lengthy illness, surrounded lovingly by his family. He was predeceased by his wife Eileen (nee Goulding), in 1987, his daughter Vivian Marie, in 1953, his parents Robert and Emily Rideout and his three brothers, Sandy, Eric and Max. Left to mourn are his four children and their families: Eddy (Sandra), Barb (Steve Jeddore), Mona (Bob Myles) and Eric (Anne); eleven grandchildren; one grandson-in-law; sisters-in-law: Clara, Francis and Marjorie Rideout, Minnie Bryant, Lillian Glode, Rowena Ball, Orella Mulrooney, Daphne Foley, Edith McDonald and brother-in-law John Goulding; very special friends Pat and Christine Moore and a large circle of in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. No flowers by request. Donations to the Deer Lake Vera Perlin Association for Community Living will be graciously accepted. Visitation will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, at Parsons Funeral Home, Main Street, Deer Lake.  Funeral services will be held at the Anglican Church, Farm Road, Deer Lake on Wednesday, February 16th, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Meade officiating, with interment at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil.


Wednesday, February 16, 2005

DEATHS

BASHA, Ronald Michael
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Michael Basha announce his passing on Sunday, February 13th, 2005 at the Health Science Centre in St. John's at the age of 58 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his three daughters: Janna Marie, Calgary, Lauren Rae, St. John's, Kayla Elaine, Corner Brook and their mother Holly Basha, Corner Brook; sisters and brothers: Elaine (Peter) Batly, Fort McMurray, Dennis (Loretta) Basha, Helen Basha, all of Corner Brook, Wayne Basha, St. John's, Rosemary Basha, Terry Basha, both of Vancouver and Michelle Basha, Toronto; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Regina Basha and Aunt Marie Basha. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook this evening from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 18th at 2:00 p.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to The Ronald Basha Memorial Fund for further education for his daughters. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WALSH, David Martin
It is with great sadness that the family of David Martin Walsh announces his sudden passing at the age of 23 years. Leaving to mourn: his loving mother Ronda Sheppard (Terry Bartlett), brother Jeffery Walsh (Madeline Dunn), father Larry Walsh of Corner Brook, Nfld., his nephew Lahndon Coututier of Kelowna, BC his grandparents David and Ula Walsh of Benoit's Cove, Nfld., his special friend Vikki Penney, also numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by grandparents Everett (1991) and Eva Sheppard (1987), uncle Melvin Sheppard (1999), cousin Christopher Wheeler (1990), uncle Gordon Kendell (1991) and cousin Rebecca Park (1993). Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening February 16 from 7-9 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church, 128 Elmore Drive, Fort McMurray, AB. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, February 17 at 11:00 a.m. in the same church, Captain David Braye officiating. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in David's memory can be made to the Salvation Army or A.D.D.A.C. Care. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Robert Anderson Funeral Services, Fort McMurray, AB 1-780-790-1220.

HARTERY, Hannah "Annie"
Corner Brook, NL
April 3rd, 1913 - February 14th, 2005

Passed peacefully away on Monday, February 14th, 2005 Hannah "Annie" Hartery at her family residence in Corner Brook at the age of 91 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her son Gerald Hartery, Windsor, Ontario; daughters: Sylvia (Jake) Stephen, Middleton, Nova Scotia and Annette Hartery, Toronto, Ontario; grandchildren: Gregory Hartery, Anne Marie Stephen and Craig Stephen; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Gerald, parents Joseph and Annie Gushue, brothers: Frank, John, Joe and Maurice; sisters: Mary, Alice and Sadie. Annie is the last surviving member of her brothers and sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Thursday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 18th at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, February 17, 2005

DEATH

GRIFFIN, Margaret
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Griffin announces her passing at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NL on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her brother Ned (Ellen), sister-in-law Christine of Victoria, BC, brother-in-law Gerry of Ottawa, ON and a large number of nieces and nephews, in Corner Brook, St. John's, Nova Scotia, Ontario and British Columbia. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, February 17, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 8:30 p.m. with Father Gale officiating. Interment in the family plot at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Friday, February 18, 2005

DEATHS

HICKEY, Terrance
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Terrance (Ted) Hickey announce his passing on Thursday February 17th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 52 years Verna (nee Batten), loving daughters, Marian (George) Rose, Susan (Michael) Young and son Terrance D. (Beverly) Hickey. Grandchildren Kenny Rose, Crystal & Ashley Young, Terri Lynn, Matthew & Julie Hickey, great grandson Ashton Pennell. Sisters Laura (Roy) Chaffey, Margaret (Leo) Hepditch, Elizabeth (Ray) Boyd and Mona (Carl) Fraser. Brother James (Yvonne) Hickey and Ron Hickey. Sisters-in-law Winnie Hickey, Sylvia Hickey and Margaret Hickey, brother-in-law Raymond Batten. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Annie Hickey, sister Mary Batten, brothers Rhoady, Gerald and Joseph Hickey, sister-in-law Joyce Hickey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, today, Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 19th at 10:30 AM from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church with Father Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Joseph
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph White announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Kathleen Park (Jim) of Frenchman's Cove and Maureen White of Corner Brook; sons: Leonard (Pauline) of Frenchman's Cove, Michael (Lorraine) of Halfway Point, and Robert of Benoit's Cove; sisters: Rita Bennett (Ben) and May Gallant all of Benoit's Cove; brothers: George (Veda) of McIvers and Jim of Corner Brook; 11 grandchildren: James, Terry, Peggy, Corrina, Nancy, Sabrina, Scott, Jacinda, Aaron, Ashley and Kimberly. He was predeceased by his wife Rose, daughter Eileen, sisters Bernadette and Theresa, and parents Joseph and Elizabeth White. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, February 18, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove with Father Buckle officiating. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Saturday, February 19, 2005

DEATHS

SYNARD, Wallace Gordon
December 3, 1938 - February 17, 2005

Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, February 17, 2005, Wallace Synard at the age of 66 years. Predeceased by parents Ida and William Synard and special aunt and uncle Alfreda and Thomas Green. Leaving to mourn, special cousins: Sadie Clark, Marion Butt, Thomas Green and Winston Kennedy and their families; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. At Wallace's request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service and interment to take place in Sunnyside, Trinity Bay at a date to be announced later. Donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Cancer Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, www.country-haven.ca
"A QUIET MAN"

BARTER, William Theodore (Ted)
It is with sadness that the family announce Ted's passing at Labrador City on February 10, 2005. He was in his 50th year. Left with loving memories are Ted's parents: Joan and Fred Barter of Pasadena; his two sisters: Jane (Reg) McGrath of Kelligrews and Ada Swansen (Wayne Holloway) of Labrador City; four brothers: Roger of Vancouver, BC, Bob of Bedford, NS, Andy (Cecilia), Fred Jr. (Laura), both of Toronto, Ontario, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. The funeral and interment took place at Labrador City, February 18th, 2005. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Penney's Funeral Home, Labrador City.

BIRTHS

WEBB
Stephen Webb is delighted to announce the arrival of his new baby brother, Jonathan Patrick Webb on September 23, 2004, weighing 8 lb. 14½ oz. Proud parents are Paul & Lisa Webb. Special thanks to Nurse Nora Walsh, Dr. O'Driscoll and all the obs. staff at W.M.R.H.

PORTER
Stephen and Sasha Porter of Halifax, Nova Scotia, are very pleased to announce the birth of their son, Soren Ethaniel, on December 8, 2004 at Duncan, British Columbia, weighing 7 lb. 2 oz. The proud grandparents are Glynn and Carol Porter of Deer Lake and Ray and Marie Narine of Sherwood Park, Alberta.

ENGAGEMENT

ANDERSON & MURPHY
Monica and George Anderson of Irishtown, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary to Patrick Murphy, son of Jane and John Murphy of Benoit's Cove. The couple plan to marry in the summer of 2006.

WEDDING

SHOSTAL & TUBRETT
On the morning of Christmas Eve 2004, Corner Brook, NL's snowclad Glymill Inn was host to an intimate affair joining Lindsay Shostal of Toronto, ON, daughter of Julian and Suzanne Shostal and Dion Tubrett of Corner Brook, NL, son of Leo and Patricia Tubrett, in wedlock. Their attendants were Suzanne Shostal, the bride's mother and Jonathan Tubrett, the groom's brother. They reside in Toronto where Lindsay is employed and Dion is a PhD student at York University.


Monday, February 21, 2005

DEATH

HYNES, Amelia Mary
Corner Brook, NL
January 8, 1916 - February 19, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Hynes announce her passing on Saturday, February 19th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: sons Roy and his wife Rita, Saskatchewan and Gordon and his wife Bessie, Curling. 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. sister Agnes Langer, sister-in-law Jean Hynes, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Clayton, daughter Gertrude and husband Daniel Young, granddaughter Marie Young, great-granddaughter Jessica Brown and half-sister Elsie Kearsey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 22 at 2 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Atlantic Cerebral Palsy Association, 90 Mt. Edward Road, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 5S6 or to the Curling Memorial United Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, February 22, 2005

DEATHS

BRIDGER, Violet Tabitha (nee Hillier)
Howley
June 8th, 1925 - Feb. 21st, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Tabitha Bridger announce her passing on Monday, February 21st, 2005 at the Carmelite Home in Grand Falls-Windsor at the age of 79. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Irene Fancey of Bishop Falls, Nellie (Lorenzo) Bursey of Burnt Point, Shirley (Reg March) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Ernest (Barbara) of Deer Lake, Thelma (Dean Kelly), Ambrose, Lillian (Jim Kelly) and Norman (Jackie Stead), all of Howley; her step-daughter Pearl (Allan) Andrews of Deer Lake; fifteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren; two brothers Ernest (Sarah) Hillier and Shawn (Ann) Piercey of Howley; five sisters: Florence Gilley of Howley, Vera (Wallace) Evans of Clarkes Beach, Nellie (Art Everson) of Flat Rock, Thelma Edwards of St. John's and Irene Lidstone of Hughes Brook. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur; parents Mary Hillier Piercey and Giles Hillier; brothers William, Raymond and Bill; sister Lillian and son-in-law Frank Fancey. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Howley today and Wednesday where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gifford officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MCCARTHY, Theresa (Wadman)
Age 78 of Terrenceville. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on February 20, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Thomas, daughter Irene and son Brendan. Leaving to celebrate her life are her children: Tom (Madonna), Laura, Terry (Gail), Adrian, Mary (Willy), Barbara (Gerry), Trix (Jerry), Joan (Chuck), Alice (Gary), Martin, Kay, Julian (Charlene), Colin; twenty-four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Wadman, Aquilla (Alf) Whiffen; brothers: Jack (Loretta), Kevin (Sylvia), Bill (Rita); brother-in-law, Michael McCarthy (Anna); sisters-in-law: Gladys McCarthy, Alice Lannon; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at St. Joseph's Church, Terrenceville. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to St. Joseph's Church, Terrenceville.
Ever remembered, ever loved. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on her.


Wednesday, February 23, 2005

DEATHS

LEROY, George
Frenchman's Cove, NL
Dec. 9, 1927 - Feb. 22, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George LeRoy announces his peaceful passing at his residence on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 44 years, Mary (nee Emberly); eight sons: Tony of St. Catherine's, ON, Francis (Christine) of Courtice, ON, Wayne (Marilyn) of Etobicoke, ON, Gary (Amanda) of Cambridge, ON, Lawrence (Shelley) of Benoit's Cove, Gordon (Mary Lou) of Corner Brook, Shawn (Lida) of Mississauga, ON and George Junior of Cambridge, ON; twenty grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two brothers: Joseph (Evelyn) and Yves, all of Port au Port; four sisters: Rita, Theresa, Rena and Patricia, all of Port au Port; four sisters-in-law: Emma Benoit of Port au Port, Margaret Limore of Oklahoma, Anastasia Barrett of Triton and Eva Burke of Stephenville; special family friend, Rita Barnes; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Michael (5 months old); parents, Francis and Sophia LeRoy and a large number of brothers and sisters. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 and Thursday, February 24, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, February 25, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove, with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Point au Mal. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website, www.country-haven.ca

GEORGE, Michael William
Curling
Nov. 5, 1914 - Feb. 21, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William George announce his passing on Monday, February 21st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 91st year. Mike George, fondly referred to as Dad George was a dear father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He will always be remembered for his charming wit and his unwavering sense of independence. He is survived by four sons: Michael (Alvina), Lawrence (Virginia), Aiden (Ida), Don (Theresa) and two daughters Joan (Robert Hynes) and Sheila; nineteen grandchildren, thirty seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother-in-law David Young and sister-in-law Gertrude Locke; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ada, December 2000; daughter Lorena in 1969, grandson Richard in 2004, great-grandson Justin Joyce in 1999, brothers Jack and William, sisters Agatha Young and Mary Ellen Christopher. The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 24th at 10:30 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by cremation at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Parish Foundation or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed on our website www.fillatre.ca

POWER, Laverne
22 Colonial Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laverne Power announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, February 20, 2005 at the age of 60 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Patrick J.; one daughter, Renée (Neil) Comisky of Victoria, British Columbia & grandson, Ryan Power-Comisky; two brothers: Melvin (Ann) Bennett of Stephenville Crossing & Livingstone (Betty) Bennett of St. George's; five sisters: Marguerite Bennett of Stephenville Crossing, Ada (Chris) Dohl of Lakewood, New Jersey, Olivera Hess of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Sheila Bouzanne of Grand Falls-Windsor and Jackie (Goward) Ingram of Alberta; special niece, Glenda Riteff of St. John's; 29 nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph & Mary Bennett, her brother, Percy and sisters, Irene & Viola. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville, with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers, Mass cards or donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be graciously accepted.

MCCARTHY, Theresa (Wadman)
Age 78 of Terrenceville. Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on February 20, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Thomas, daughter Irene and son Brendan. Leaving to celebrate her life are her children: Tom (Madonna), Laura, Terry (Gail), Adrian, Mary (Willy), Barbara (Gerry), Trix (Jerry), Joan (Chuck), Alice (Gary), Martin, Kay, Julian (Charlene), Colin; twenty-four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary Wadman, Aquilla (Alf) Whiffen; brothers: Jack (Loretta), Kevin (Sylvia), Bill (Rita); brother-in-law, Michael McCarthy (Anna); sisters-in-law: Gladys McCarthy, Alice Lannon; and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at St. Joseph's Church, Terrenceville. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to St. Joseph's Church, Terrenceville.
Ever remembered, ever loved. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on her.

TANSLEY, Thomas Hayward
Deer Lake
Sept. 25th, 1933 - Feb. 21st, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Hayward Tansley announce his passing on Monday, February 21st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 71st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 42 years Eva (nee Kirby); four sons: Earl (Leona) of Deer Lake, Sheldon (Denise) of Halifax, Trevor of Deer Lake, and Jeffrey (Lisa) of New Brunswick; one daughter, Roxanne (Todd) of Labrador City; seven grandchildren: Sara, Jake, Adrian, Logan, Christina, Matthew, and Derek; one brother, Harry (Ramona) of St. John's; one brother-in-law John (Joan) of Burin; three sisters-in-law: Jean, Mary and Ann; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Hayward and Annie; two brothers: Arthur and George. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Deer Lake Salvation Army Corps. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HUSSEY, Alpheus
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alpheus Hussey announce his passing on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving and devoted wife Dallas (nee Sheppard); daughter Trudy Barnes, Brampton, Ont.; sons Perry (Kay), Brampton, Ont., Peter (Patricia), Bruin and Gary (Pam) Phifer, Puerto Rico; granddaughter Kelly (Chris) Knowles, grandson Michael Hussey; brother Douglas (Dinah), Cox's Cove, sisters Janie Keating, Stephenville, Lottie Park and Phoebe Barnes both of Cox's Cove; sister-in-law Cedella Noseworthy, Cox's Cove. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Emma, 1973 and William, 1975, brother Stewart Noseworthy, 1988, mother-in-law Jessie Sheppard, 2004 and father-in-law Henry Sheppard, 1978. The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday and Thursday at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Cox's Cove from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, February 25 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Roy C. Hillier officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, February 24, 2005

DEATHS

GEORGE, Michael William
Curling
Nov. 5, 1914 - Feb. 21, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William George announce his passing on Monday, February 21st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 91st year. Mike George, fondly referred to as Dad George was a dear father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He will always be remembered for his charming wit and his unwavering sense of independence. He is survived by four sons: Michael (Alvina), Lawrence (Virginia), Aiden (Ida), Don (Theresa) and two daughters Joan (Robert Hynes) and Sheila; nineteen grandchildren, thirty seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother-in-law David Young and sister-in-law Gertrude Locke; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ada, December 2000; daughter Lorena in 1969, grandson Richard in 2004, great-grandson Justin Joyce in 1999, brothers Jack and William, sisters Agatha Young and Mary Ellen Christopher. The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 24th at 10:30 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by cremation at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Parish Foundation or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed on our website www.fillatre.ca

DOUCETTE, Cyril Joseph
4 Edward's Land, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Joseph Doucette announce his sudden passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary and three sons: Shawn (Lynette) of Quesnel, British Columbia, Travis (Jacki) of Ottawa, Lance of Kippens, mother, Annie Doucette of Port au Port West and three brothers: Gerard (Gertie) of Port au Port West, Pat (Margie) of Stephenville, Wayne of Port au Port West and three sisters: Eileen (Clifton) of Gull Pond, Leona (Ray) of Kippens, Maggie of Stephenville and two granddaughters: Hailey and Hannah and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Roland Doucette and his sister, Marie. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service. Interment will take place on Saturday, February 26th at 11:30 a.m. at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, February 25, 2005

DEATHS

MARCHE, Priscilla
Bay St. George
Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Port au Port West)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Priscilla Marche announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at the age of 86 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Cecil and five sons: Gerald (Irene) of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Kevin (Shirley) of Arnstein, Ontario, Gus (Linda) of Oromocto, New Brunswick, Roger (Gloria) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Keith of Edmonton, Alberta and four daughters: Rose Melanson (Jim) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Pat Alexander (Dave) Jackson of Heatherton, Phyllis (Derek) Butt of Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Cheryl Marche of Fort McMurray, Alberta and one brother, Adolph Greene of North Bay, Ontario, one sister, Mageline Bullen of Lourdes, nineteen grandchildren and a large circle of great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her two infant daughters, Sadie and Jocelyn, two sisters, Mary Reid, Agatha Benoit and brother, Ralph Greene. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, February 26th at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Bus Fund) would be greatly appreciated.

SHEPPARD, Cortland Gordon
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cortland Sheppard announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 55 years, Rita; sons and daughters: Calvin (Beverly) of Trout River, Mona (Gary) of Corner Brook, Jim (Karen) of Ontario, and Terry of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Richard (Susan), Jacqueline, Cynthia (Michael), Billy, Christopher and Mark; five grandchildren: Devin, Maggie, Mackenna, Larry and Terry; sister: Ona Ainey (Kevin) of British Columbia; sister-in-law: Betty Parsons; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: James and Alma Sheppard; sisters: Lena and Rita; and grandson Darryl. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, February 24, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, February 25, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and then at St. Simon & St. Jude Anglican Church, Trout River on Saturday, February 26, 2005 beginning at 11 a.m. from where the funeral will take place at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Marilyn Moore officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

CLARKE, Patricia Helen (Schwartz)
Patricia Helen (Schwartz) Clarke
, 69, of Arbor Drive, Antigonish passed away on February 22, 2005 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Deer Lake, NL, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Barry) White. Pat was manager of MacGillivary Jewelry Store in Antigonish for a number of years, retiring in 2000. She is survived by her husband Hugh Clarke; son Jamie (Bonnie) Schwartz, Corner Brook, NL; daughter Georgina (Lisle) Clarke, Charlottetown, PEI; sister Regina Garrison, Chula Vista, California; brothers: Harvey White, Bathurst, NB and Terry White, Stephenville, NL; grandchildren: Edward and Melanie Clarke and Megan and Jeremy Schwartz. She was predeceased by her first husband Edward Schwartz; daughter Cindy Lou and infant baby; two sets of twins at childbirth; sister Mildred Snider; brother Gerald White. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral with Reverend Ray Huntley presiding. Family requests no flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On line condolences: www.clcurry.com

DRAKE, Jean (nee Keough)
Toronto, Ontario
(Originally of Humbermouth)

Born March 16, 1930. It is with great sadness that the family of Jean Drake announces her passing on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at Toronto East General Hospital. Jean, beloved wife of the late Stanley, will be missed by her daughters Joanne Reed and her husband Phil, Cathy and her partner Margaret and her son Robert Stanley of Los Angeles. Also sadly missed by her grandsons Brent and Brad Reed. Survived by her sisters Alvena Wells and Joan Keough. A funeral service was held on Sunday, February 20 in Toronto.


Saturday, February 26, 2005

DEATH

CLARKE, Patricia Helen (Schwartz)
Patricia Helen (Schwartz) Clarke
, 69, of Arbor Drive, Antigonish passed away on February 22, 2005 in St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish. Born in Deer Lake, NL, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Barry) White. Pat was manager of MacGillivary Jewelry Store in Antigonish for a number of years, retiring in 2000. She is survived by her husband Hugh Clarke; son Jamie (Bonnie) Schwartz, Corner Brook, NL; daughter Georgina (Lisle) Clarke, Charlottetown, PEI; sister Regina Garrison, Chula Vista, California; brothers: Harvey White, Bathurst, NB and Terry White, Stephenville, NL; grandchildren: Edward and Melanie Clarke and Megan and Jeremy Schwartz. She was predeceased by her first husband Edward Schwartz; daughter Cindy Lou and infant baby; two sets of twins at childbirth; sister Mildred Snider; brother Gerald White. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Ninian's Cathedral with Reverend Ray Huntley presiding. Family requests no flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On line condolences: www.clcurry.com

ENGAGEMENT

HIGGINS / HOWE
Joan & Don Higgins are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Brian to Paulianne, daughter of Everette & Helen Howe of Oromocto, NB. Congratulations & best wishes. Wedding plans are for 2006.

PARK / HOUSE
Brian & Suzanne Park of Corner Brook are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine, to Stephen, son of Cornelius & Doreen House of Corner Brook. Engaged on December 11, 2004, Christine & Steve plan to marry August 27, 2005. Congratulations & best wishes from family & friends.

NEWMAN / MACNEIL
Joe & Sophie Newman of Gillams are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Marie to Jeff son of George & Lynda MacNeil of Summerside, PEI. Marie & Jeff are currently residing in Calgary, AB and are planning a September 2005 wedding in Corner Brook.

CASSELL / MARCHE
Congratulations to Jeanette Cassell and Ken Marche on their engagement April 17, 2004. Jeanette is the daughter of Ivan and Alfreda Cassell of Steady Brook and Ken is the son of Kenneth and Sandra Marche of Meadows. A September 2005 wedding is planned. Best wishes from family and friends.

WEDDING

CASSELL / DIAMOND
Ivan and Alfreda Cassell of Steady Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Jennifer to Colin, son of the late Calvin and Cecilia Diamond of Lethbridge, NL. The ceremony took place August 21, 2004 in a beautiful lighthouse setting on Quirpon Island, NL. Matron of honour was Jeanette Cassell, sister of the bride. Best man was Ken Marche, friend of the groom, flower girl was Alicia Cassell, niece of the bride. The couple now reside in Lethbridge, NL. Best wishes from family and friends.

70th ANNIVERSARY

HULAN
Arnold and Drucella Hulan
of Corner Brook are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. Arnold, originally from St. George's, and Drucella, of Jeffrey's, met at a local hangout in McKay's. They were married on this day in 1935 at the Orange Lodge in St. David's where they traveled across the brook from Jeffrey's by horse and sleigh. Arnold started his own retail business in the back porch of their home in 1942 and in 1956 built The Shop, as it was known to all in the community of Jeffrey's. He retired in 1983 after 41 years in business, and in 1989, the couple moved to Corner Brook where they still live in their own home. They have three children: Lindy (Elizabeth), Sharon (Eric), Darlene (Mike); seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Anniversary celebrations include a family dinner at the Glynmill Inn followed by an open house in their home at 7:30 p.m.


Monday, February 28, 2005

DEATHS

HUTCHINGS, Joyce Elizabeth
St. Paul's
May 30, 1947 - Feb. 25, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Elizabeth Hutchings (nee Payne) announce her passing on Friday, February 25, 2005 at the Health Science Centre in St. John's in her 57th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Cyril and her three daughters Lisa (Bill) Maddigan, Sandra (Eddie) Laing, Melina Hutchings, her grandchildren Jamal Hutchings, Cleary Maddigan, Malloy Maddigan, her two sisters Melina (Roy) King, Eileen (Tyrone) James, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents George and Ruth Payne, two brothers Chris and Raymond. Visitation will take place Monday, February 28, 2005 at St. Paul's Anglican Church. Funeral services will take place Tuesday March 1, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Anglican Church with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St. Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

MESSERVEY, Arthur
Passed away on February 24, 2005 at 49 years of age. Survived by mother Yvonne and stepdad Elton Cutler; brother Shane; stepbrothers, Shane, Tom (Angie), and Dan (Debbie); step-sister Shannon; half brother Amos; half sisters, Gemma (Monty) and Colleen (Ian); and many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by dad Albert; brothers Dean and Brent; and sister Valda. A memorial service to be announced then held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Foundation in Arthur's memory.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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

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