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The Western Star Newspaper
February 2016

 

BELL, Linda Mary
Born: September 25th, 1948
Passed on: February 6th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Linda Mary Bell announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn with precious memories, her loving husband of 45 years, Frederick; children: Valerie Bell (Doug), Lisa Callahan (Rick), and Fred Bell (Cathy); grandchildren: Douglas, Jordan, Jennifer, Kayla, and Kristina; great-grandchildren: Hannah and Liam; sister Donna Park (Roger); brothers: Brian Bennett (Elizabeth), Bernard Bennett (Ted), Doug Bennett (Joan), and Reg Bennett (Sheila); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Raymond and Annie Bennett; sisters: Rita, Valerie, and Betty; brother Ricky; brother-in-law Frank and great-grandson T.J. In keeping with Linda's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, with Father Chris officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BLANCHARD, Joan (nee Samms)
Born: September 14th, 1956
Passed on: February 23rd, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joan Blanchard in St. John's, on February 23, 2016, where she was undergoing cancer treatment. Joan was a loving mother to Tammy Drover (Terry), Alfreda Drover (Justin); grandmother to Cassidy, Jasmine and Cameron; sister to James, Gail, David, Genevieve, Shirley, Peter, Bernard and Nancy, as well Joan will be lovingly remembered by a large number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents Wilson and Yvonne Samms; siblings: Kenneth, Elizabeth, Paul; two grandchildren Faith and Wilson Drover. Joan was loved by so many, most especially by her family and co-workers, her Doctor who worked so hard to restore her health, and anyone else who knew her. She was a fighter and with that spirit she fought her diagnosis to the bitter end. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Sunday during the hours 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In keeping with her wishes cremation will take place after the visitation and the funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 2 pm from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoits Cove with Father Terry Boland officiating followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
"Rest in peace mom and grandma"

BLANCHARD, Ronald William
Passed on: February 3rd, 2016
Shallop Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Blanchard announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday February 3rd 2016 at the age of 89 years. Ron leaves to mourn the two children he and his late wife Jean raised, Alma Taylor in Ottawa and Michael Blanchard in Barachois Brook, he also leaves to mourn his sister Catherine Hess in Kitchener Ontario, his sister in law and brother in law and very special friends Thelma and Donald LeCoure, Arlene and Cal White, his grandchildren Cody Blanchard, Morgan Blanchard, Shawn Taylor and Melanie Taylor, His special niece Marie Andrews, special nephew Lenny Penny, his homecare worker Edith Dwyer and a very large circle of relatives and friends. Ron is predeceased by his wife Jean, his parents Minnie and Joe Blanchard, his brother Edward Blanchard and his sister Annie Penny. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Church in St. George's on Thursday February 4th from 7-9 and Friday February 5th from 2-4 and 7-9 from where funeral services will take place on Saturday February 6th 2016 at 10 a.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Joseph's Catholic Ladies Guild in Ron's memory. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

BOZEC, Margaret
Passed on: February 26th, 2016
Dunmore Alberta
(Formerly of West Bay)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Bertha Bozec announce her passing in Medicine Hat Alberta on Friday February 26th, 2016 at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 3 sons; Kevin (Linda) in Greenfield, NS Jerry in Stephenville, Alan (Angela) in Georgetown, ON, 2 daughters; Carmie (Randy) Bozec-Young in Stephenville, Lisa (Todd) Bozec-Cox in Dunmore, AB, 2 brothers; George Robert Parsons in Fortune and Alfred (Ellen) Parsons in Lab City, 6 sisters; Mary Ellen (Freeman) Hillier in Point May, Selena (Sylvester) Stacey in Fortune, Florence (Albert) Moore in Fortune, Sheila (Leo) Cox in Terrenceville, Laura (Victor) Drover in Hodges Cove, Marion (David) Harris in Point May. She also leaves to mourn her 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Kevin, son Larry 2 sisters Nora and Elizabeth and her parents Alfred & Margaret Parsons. Friends may call at Russells Funeral Home In Stephenville on Thursday March3, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place at St. Stephens Parish Church on West St. in Stephenville on Friday March 4th at 10 am with Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the ALS Society of NL or to a charity of one's choice. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting WWW.RUSSELLSFUNERALHOME.CA

BYRNE, Laurence
Born: October 23rd, 1931
Passed on: February 1st, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

The family of the late Laurence Byrne announce with sorrow his passing at the Palliative Care Unit on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 58 years Carolyn (Carberry); one daughter Denise Rumboldt; son Tony (Olivia) and his son Nathan; son Greg and his children Jennifer, Elizabeth and Scott; son Melvin and his sons Geoffrey, Jonathan and Bradley; brothers: Gervaise (Rosella), Claude (Mary) Moulton and Joe (Bride) Moulton; sisters: Regis Compagnon, Violet (Harold) Nason, Jean Skeard and Cathy (Ligouri) O'Connell; brother-in-law Robert Mosher; sisters-in-law: Alma Drasdowski, Mabel Carberry, Audrey Shellard and Shirley O'Neill; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father John Byrne, mother Janet (Park) Moulton, step-father Bill Moulton, son-in-law Wayne Rumboldt, mother and father-in-law Hannah and Lionel Carberry, brothers Melvin Byrne, Ed (Mamie) Byrne and Calvin (Joyce) Byrne, sister Mary (Robert) Spence, brothers-in-law Ted Compagnon, John Penney, Gordon Carberry, Austin Carberry, Raymond Shellard, Ralph Carberry, Adam Drasdowski and Ted O'Neill, sisters-in-law Mary (Eric) Anstey and Hilda Mosher. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 5 at 10:00 a.m. from All Hallows Parish, Humber Road with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

CAINES, Flora (nee Young)
Born: June 22nd, 1926
Passed on: February 29th, 2016
Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility
formerly of Birchy Head, NL

It is with great sadness that the families of Mrs. Flora Caines nee Young announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility, in Corner Brook, NL, on Monday, February 29th, 2016, at the age of 89 years. Flora Caines was a Nanny and a mom to many. She was a quiet, understated woman with many talents. A baker, a quilt and dress maker and a cook whose most anxious moments came when trying to decide what to make for supper that night. Our Nanny and Mom was one of the best examples of a Christian-humble, non-judgmental, gracefully accepting, and kind to all. Her home was a wonderful place to be, whether it was in Bonne Bay where she and Leslie raised their children, or Deer Lake where they had to move in their later years together. In recent years dementia caused changes she and her family did not welcome, however the underlying kind hearted and gentle nature was always evident. Her family is thankful to all the kind caregivers at Corner Brook LTCC. Flora passed away as she lived her life-quietly and peacefully. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children John Caines, of Brampton, ON, Rhoda (Gerald) Andrews, of Corner Brook, NL, Sharon (Frank) Compton, of Deer Lake, NL, Colin (Joelene) Caines, Wanda (Ken) Lusk, and Dulcie Benoit all of Brampton, ON, her 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, her sisters Ada Wight, of Deer Lake, NL, Gladys Williams, of Brampton, ON and Ida (James) Burden, of Bonne Bay, son-in-law James Young and sister-in-law Ruby Goosney, NL, also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. Mother was predeceased by her husband Leslie Caines, her daughter Vivian Young, her grandchildren Vinton Compton, and Kyus Caines, and brother Richard Goosney. The family will be receiving family and friends from The Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head, NL, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, at 2 pm, with Pastor Frampton officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Birchy Head, NL. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Pentecostal church in Birchy Head, and/or the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility, in Corner Brook, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

CAINES, William (Bill)
Passed on: February 25th, 2016

Passed away peacefully at Palliative Care on February 25, 2016 with his family by his side at the age of 61 years. Survived by his wife, Valda (Ball) Caines, daughters Michelle Caines (John Byrne), Ashlee (Collin) Power and his treasured furry friend, Sofie. Left to mourn, his father, George; brothers: Jerry (Danielle), Pat (Darlene), sisters: Diane (Lawrence) Hedd, Annette (Dwayne Veno). Brothers-in-law: Randell (Ruby), Bernard (Wendy), Chris (Paula), Ralph (Lori), sisters-in-law: Florence (Roy) Park, Cecilia (Ed) Highmore. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth (Bess) Caines and parents-in-law Ralph and Eileen Ball. Cremation has already taken place. Visitation at Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena on Sunday, March 13, 2106 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena on March 14, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

CROUCHER, Harold Edwin
Born: June 8th, 1930
Passed in: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 24th, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Harold Croucher announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility, in Corner Brook, on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, at the age of 85 years. Harold was born in South Brook, Halls Bay but grew up in Beaumont. Harold worked over 30 years at the Post office in Deer Lake, NL, - he also worked as a fisherman for a short period. Harold states that he did paint "A Little" in the past but has become much more involved since he moved into the home almost four years ago. He enjoys being involved in this program because he finds it very social and he likes the finished product. His favorite painting is 'Winter Solitude'. He says, "I like it because it is so different from the others!!" Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his four daughters Wanda (Dorm), Brenda (Malcolm), Sandra and Linda (Derek), his six grandchildren Christopher and Brian, Matthew and Sarah, Brandon and Darin, his four great-grandchildren Brett and Lincoln, Jack and Lexie, his only surviving sister Audrey Foster of Springdale. Harold was predeceased by his wife louise, his parents Annie and Colin Croucher, his brother Carl, and sisters Grace, and Patricia. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, Monday, February 29th, from the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 pm, followed by a private family service. Keeping with Harold's wishes cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place at a later date. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever in our Hearts"

GALE, Daniel Joseph
Born: March 29th, 1943
Passed on: February 6th, 2016
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Daniel Joseph Gale announce his passing at his family residence in Stephenville Crossing, NL on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the age of 72 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Michael, Gary, Danny, Randy; daughter Jacqueline (Gerard); 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; mother Jessie Campbell; brothers: Gordon, Wayne, Donald, Ronnie, Ricky, Clyde, Michael; sisters: Valerie, Cora, Marie, Lorraine, Evelyn as well as a large number of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was pre-deceased by his wife Sadie; father Ronald Gale; great-granddaughter Madison and brother Louis. Visitation will take place at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing, NL on Thursday, February 11th from 7 - 9 p.m. and Friday, February 12th from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. from where the funeral mass will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Edmund Dantes officiating. Interment will take place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing, NL following the service. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. To sign the family guestbook or make a memorial donation please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

GALLANT, Orella
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 25th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Orella Gallant announce her passing at the age of 82. She died peacefully on February 25, 2016 at Western Regional Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook following a sudden illness. Her family were by her side throughout her illness. She is mourned with fond and loving memories by her four children, Don (Mabel) St. John's, Marina Delaney (Bob) Stephenville, Jerry (Karen) Humber Valley, Wayne (Dianne) Fredericton, NB, her beloved niece Masie of California, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Originally of Ship Cove on the Port Au Port Peninsula, she came from a loving large family, having been predeceased by her parents Walter and Mary Kendall and all of her siblings: Emma, Steve, Hughie, Johnny, Hubert, Marjorie, Ronnie, Hilary, Matthew and Marina. She loved traditional Newfoundland and country music, and later in life loved to travel and visit with her children, niece, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation for Orella will take place at Russell's Funeral Home on Sunday February 28, 2016 from 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place at St. Stephen's Church on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 10 am with interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The online guestbook may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca
"As we look upon her picture, memories we will recall, of a face who loved her children, and wanted to be with them all."

HILLIER, Kerry
Prince George, BC

With broken hearts we announce the passing of our belived brother Kerry in Prince George. Leaving behind are his wife Stella and children. Also his sisters Doreen (Derek), Judy (Herb), Christine and Sandra (Bob). He was predeceased by his parents Evelyn and William Hillier as well as his beloved niece Natasha Dawn Suley.
His life was a celebration.

HOUSE, Lena Annie George
Born: February 24th, 1931
Passed on: February 18th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that son Tony George and the family of the late Lena George Hause announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home, after a lengthy illness on Thursday, February 18, 2016 in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Tony George, Burnaby BC; grand-daughter Christa (Dean); great-grandchildren: Jakob and Karlee; siblings: Ruby (Russ) Boyd, Sarnia ON, Margie Blackstock, Steyner ON, Jeri Pearce, Calgary AB, Betty (Bob) Joyce, Shallow Lake ON, Ron (Ruth), Fermosa ON, Eva George, Corner Brook, Shirley (Dave) White, Fort Sask. AB, Wilfred (Dot), Halfway Point, Norm (Mary), Corner Brook, Nora George, Corner Brook, David (June), Brampton ON, Peggy (Bob) Brake, Corner Brook, Ernie George, Shallow Lake ON; sister in Law Anastasia George, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Rueban Hause (2010); mother Marion Collins, father Charlie George; brother Heber George; sister Lilly (Travis)Yates; brothers in law: Herald Pearce and George Blackstock; and sister in law Brenda George. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, officiated by Captains Cory and Pamela Pinksen. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home - 4th Floor. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
Forever In Our Hearts

HOWE, Douglas Roy
Born: January 11th, 1938
Passed on: February 17th, 2016
Trout River, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Douglas Roy Howe announce his passing on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Helen (nee Brake); children: Linda Howe, Roy Howe (Mary Grant), Brett Howe (Linda Brandridge), Trent Howe, Tammy (Harry) Munden and Tina (Jeff) Smith; grandchildren: Tonya, Katrina, Sarah, Kevin Jr., Marley, Chelsie, Mackensie, Megan, Christopher, John and numerous great-grandchildren; brothers: Edwin (Gertrude) Howe and Stanley (Josephine) Howe; sister Elizabeth Howe; brothers-in-law: Jan (Rosellen) Brake, Elwood (Tina) Brake and Edward Brake (Kathy Miley); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son John Howe, parents Thomas and Sarah Howe, brothers Frank, Thomas, Cecil and Harold Howe, parents-in-law Cecil and Leah Brake, sister-in-law Gertrude White, brother-in-law Zebedee Brake and nephew Edward Brake. Cremation has taken place. As per Douglas' request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

HYNES, Jane (Jennie) Lorene (nee Brockway)
Born: November 7th, 1928
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 29th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jane (Jennie) Hynes announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 61 years, Henry (Harry) Hynes; her children: Wendy (Keith) and Kimberley (Jeff); stepchildren: David (Surong) and Patricia (Wayne); grandchildren: Mark (Beth), Neil, Michael (Kristy), Natasha, Justin, Joanne, Brent and Devin; great-grandchildren: Caden, Maicy and Carys; also a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Susanne and Thomas Brockway; siblings: Reginald, Cecil, Frank, Marjorie, Ethel, Albert and William. In keeping with Jennie's wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will take place from Country Haven Funeral Chapel, 167 Country Road on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Reception to follow at Country Haven Funeral Home. Interment will follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever in our Hearts"

JOYCE, Frederick Walter
Born: January 1st, 1935
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 2nd, 2016

Passed away peacefully in Stephenville, NL on February 2, 2016. Remembered and cherished by his loving companion Bernadette Benoit. Fred is survived by his sisters: Beryl and Bernice and by his six children: Linda, Nadia, Susie, Bobby, Kris and Jessica.
"Rest In Peace Papa, we love you."

KERATING, Joyce Shirley (nee Howell)
Born: August 22nd, 1930
Passed on: February 29th, 2016
Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility, Corner Brook, NL.
Formerley of Deer Lake, NL
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It is with heavy hearts that the family of Joyce Shirley Keating nee Howell announce her passing at the Corner Brook, Long Term Care Facility, in Corner Brook, NL, on Sunday, February 29th, 2016, at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children; Ralph Keating (Heather) of Orangeville, Ont, Micheal Keating of Springdale, NL, Donald Keating of Deer Lake, NL, Brendan (Cathie) Keating of Brampton, Ont, Graham Keating of Brampton, Ont, Jamie Keating (Tina) of Orangeville, Ont, Darilyn (Winston) Pinksen of Deer Lake, NL, Clara (James) Mcintosh of Georgetown, Ont, Joyce (Raymond) Rogers, & Carolyn Keating both of Deer Lake, NL, her sister; Norma Slade of Georgetown, Ont, her 15 grandchildren, & 31 great grandchildren, mother was predeceased by her husband; Thomas William Keating, her son; Daniel (Danny) Keating, her loving companion; Lewis Samms, her sisters; Jeanette Stalkey, & Edith Warford, & brother; Herbert Howell. In keeping with Joyce's wishes, cremation has taken place & the family will be receiving family & friends from Parsons Funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 pm. Follow by a private family service. Burial to follow at a later date. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, to sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever in our Hearts"

MARCH, Mary
Born In: Cold Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed on: February 26th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary March announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, February 26th 2016 at the age of 67 years. She leaves to mourn her husband Edward, her sons: Patrick (Belinda) in Armstrong, B.C., Eugene (Rolanda) in Abbottsford, B.C., Ray (Lisa) in Cold Brook, NL, Kenny (Renee) in St.John's, NL, her daughter Rhonda (Robert) Beck in Swift Current, NL. Also leaving to mourn ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, five brothers Henry (Selina), Frank (Vivian), Colin, Ralph (Josephine), Dennis (Eleanor) all in Cold Brook, her sisters Evelyn Russell, Rita (Cornelius) Blanchard, Jenny Blanchard, Patsy (Jerry) MacNeil, Joan (Pius) Tobin all in Cold Brook, her best friend Judy Pinsent in Stephenville and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Margaret and Thaddeus White. Visitation will take place on Sunday February 28th 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home from where the funeral will take place on Monday February 29th 2016 at 2 P.M. with cremation to follow.

MARTINEAU, Renee Jane Mary
Born: June 21st, 1990
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 21st, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Renee Jane Mary Martineau announce her peaceful passing, with her family by her side, after a courageous fight with Cancer, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the age of 25 years. Leaving to mourn her partner Laura Brake; mother Ann Marjorie Noel; father Sylvain Martineau (Wanda Paterson); sister Nicole Martineau (Ryan Hinks); grandparents Howard Noel and Claude and Rejeanne Martineau; aunts and uncles John Noel (Geri Pike), David Noel (special aunt Lola Noel), Daniel Martineau (Karen); cousins April Crocker (Sheldon), Mark Noel (Shayvonne Snook), Andre Martineau (Denise Sherlock), and Justin Martineau (Jennifer); her fur babies Sunny and Smokey; special friend Amy Gallant; also a large circle of friends and family. She was predeceased by her grandmother Jane Noel (2015). The family would like to send a special thank you to the doctors and the nursing staff of the Palliative Care Unit at WMRH, 4 North A - Health Science Centre, Ottawa General Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital, for their care and compassion for Renee. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Ave., officiated by Father Edward Terry. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Hope Air Program or N.L.A.B.B.A. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"You will be in our thoughts, hearts and prayers forever and a day."

MELENDY, Goldie Shirley
Born: May 13th, 1943
Passed on: February 17th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with deep sadness that Goldie passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. She will be forever loved and remembered by her daughter: Michelle (Earle Dalley); cherished grand-son: Jacob Cluney; grand-daughters: Amanda Martel (Todd) and Nicole Dalley; great grand-daughter: Jordynn Martell and her furry friends: Koda and Lily; sisters: Juanita Hancock (Wayne), Sudbury, ON, Louise Canning (Terry), Flin Flon, MB, Sybil Hancock, Ottawa, ON, Della Nicholson (Michael), California, Sharon Starkes, Ottawa, ON, and Kimberley Hancock (Terry Sampson), Gander, brothers- law and sisters- law: Harold Melendy (Bride), Eva Mills (Bernard) of Corner Brook, Gordon Melendy, Port Stanley, ON, Joan McDonald (Herbert) of Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Goldie was predeceased by her husband: Clyde, son: Barry, Parents: Jacob and Beulah Hancock, father and mother in-law: Maxwell and Irene Melendy, brother in-law: Sterling Starkes and niece: Linda Proulx Lemieux. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 20th at First United Church Park Street, with Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation; Humber United Church Memorial Fund or to a Charity of One's Choice. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

O'BRYAN, Cecilia Catherine
Born: April 7th, 2933
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 20th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecilia O'Bryan announce her peaceful passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the age of 82 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Patricia Piercey (Robert), Donna Ruth (Edward), Marion O'Brien (Bodden), and Laura Rondeau (Rick); sons: Gary O'Brien, Terry O'Bryan (Sharon), Darrell O'Bryan (Laurie-Ann), and Darren O'Bryan (Teena); 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Donald; son Wayne and her daughter Doreen. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel, with Reverend Canon Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PAYNE, Graham
Born In: Parson's Pond, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: May 30th, 1934
Passed on: February 22nd, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Graham Payne announces his sudden passing on Monday, February 22, 2016 at Bonne Bay Health Center, in Norris Point at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn, his wife Rhoda; his daughters: Amanda (Milton), Justine (Charlie), Holly (Frank), and Carol (Gyles); his son Paul (Maesan); his grandchildren: Robin (Mike), Rochelle (Clayton), Ian, Ashton, Jordan (Deidra), Jayden, Lexus, Axle; great-grandchildren: Ethan, Jacob, Marshall; special care taker Hannah; sisters: Madeline (Lloyd), Mona; brothers: Elwin and Ted; lifelong friend Oscar (Helen); brothers-in-law: Carl (Gertie), Sam (Karen), Stewart as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents: Dulcie and Stedman, step-father Gordon, parents-in-law: Rose Ellen and Edward, sisters-in-law: Caroline, Shirley, Annie, Linda, Violet, Barbara, Ina and brother-in-law Simeon. Friends may visit St. Peters Anglican Church, in Parson's Pond on Wednesday, from 7-9 pm and on Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service to take place from St. Peters Anglican Church on Friday, February 26th at 2 pm with Rev. Canon Terry Rose officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Sarah Anne
Born: September 8th, 1932
Passed on: February 28th, 2016
Irishtown, NL
Passed away peacefully, a living angel with her loving family by her side, Sarah Anne Penney, former school teacher at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 62 years, Ronald, who dedicated his life to her; their children: Anne (Clayton) Hopkins, Cletus (Janice), Rona (Floyd) Brake, Herbert, Grace Davis, Viola (Wayne) Oke, Danny (Noreen), Linda (Andy) Burns and Della Penney, with whom she resided; son-in-law Jim Davis; grandchildren: Pam (Lenny), Cletus (Katrina), Crystal (Steve), James (Jessica), Shane (Holly), C.J., Jerome, Chantal (Victor), Ricky, Angie (Bill), Stephanie (Matt), D.J. (Corey), Evan, Jesse, Danielle, Devon, Jasmine and Lisa; as well as 18 great grandchildren; brother: Edward (Celeste) Mitchell; sisters: Carmelita Ward and Rose Mitchell; sisters in-law: Agnes Penney, Laura Lidstone, Geraldine (Anthony) Raynor, Joan (Clifford) House, and Alma Mighton; caregiver: Ramona and special friends: Ralph, Clayton, Lloyd, Betty and Mary, along with a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and her Bingo friends. She was predeceased by her parents: George and Annie Mitchell; granddaughter: Penny Davis; Parents in- law: Herbert and Gertrude Penney; sisters: Mary (Adrian) Fitzpatrick, Helen (Bernard) Kelly, Elizabeth (William) Barry; brothers-in-law: Cyril Ward, Herbert Penney, Arthur Mighton and Gilbert Lidstone; sisters-in-law: Marjorie (Patrick) Flynn, and Kay (Levi) Smith. The family would like to thank the Emergency Dept., Paramedics, ICU Staff, Dr. Fudge, Dr. Ismail and Dr. Brake for taking wonderful care of her. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian burial will take place on Thursday, March 3rd at 10:30 AM from All Hallows Parish Humber Road, with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, Flowers are graciously accepted or donation may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, HIS Fire Department or to a Charity of One's Choice. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

POWER, Dennis
Passed on: February 27th, 2016
Bay St. George Long Term Care Center, Formerly of Point Au Mal
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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dennis Power announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Center in Stephenville Crossing on Saturday February 27th 2016 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Theresa, four sons: Bryan (Noreen) in Point au Mal, NL Paul (Julie) in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Michael (Chantal) Kapuskasing Ontario, James (Linda) in Stephenville, NL two daughters: Jill Power (Felix) in Halifax, N.S. Dolarosa (John) Leaman in Kelligrews, NL. Also leaving to mourn are his ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren one brother Ernest (Anne) Power in Point au Mal and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Dennis and Selena Power, his sons David, Dennis Jr. three brothers and three sisters. Visitation will take place on Monday 7-9 and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday March 2nd 2016 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Point au Mal. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer's society in Dennis' Memory.

REGULAR, Leonard Sidney Woodrow
Born: November 5th, 1929
Passed on: February 14th, 2016
Deer Lake, NL
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It is with great sadness that the families of Leonard Sidney Woodrow Regular announce his sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL., on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Lucella Nee Budden of 61 years, his children; Paul (Elizabeth), Gay, Theal (Susan), & Ward (Patty), his grandchildren; Ryan, Maria, Phillip, Hillory, Tyler, Morgan, & Darby, his great grandchildren; Jade & Madison, his brother; Douglas (Ivy), also leaving to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family & friends. Leonard was predeceased by his parents; Katie & Albert Regular. The family will be receiving family & friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, from the hours of 7-9 pm, & continuing on Thursday, February 18th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 pm, where also the Funeral Service will take place from on Friday, February 19th, 2016, at 2 pm, with Rev: Myles Vardy officiating with the burial to follow at the United Church Section of the Deer lake Interdenominational Cemetery on Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Paul's United Church 17 Spruce Street, Deer Lake, NL, A8A 2C2, or The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador 107-835 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 3J6, in Leonard's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank the Nurses of the 5th, floor ALC unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital for all their care and kindness showed to their father, Thank-You, The Regular family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

RUMBOLT, Lucy Margaret (nee Janes)
Born In: Norris Point, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: December 27th, 1937
Passed on: February 13th, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that the families of Lucy Margaret Rumbolt nee Janes announce her sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Saturday, February 13th, 2016, at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Max, her children Neil (Carmen), Noel (Doris), Darrell (Pat), Irving (Debbie), Owen (Robbie), Betty (Doug), and Christopher, her brother Gerald (Dorthery), nephew Vernon, and niece Elizabeth, also sadly missed by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL on Monday, February 15th, 2016 from the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 pm, and continuing on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 from the hours of 2-4 pm. Keeping with Lucy's wishes cremation will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Canadian Diabete Association, in Lucy's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

SMITH, Winston Gerald
Passed on: February 28th, 2016

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, on Sunday, February 28th, 2016, at the age of 75. Winston, beloved husband of Patricia for 29 years. Loving father of Kathleen Anne and her husband Andrew Ash, Sharon Penney Smith (Peter Gomer), and Michael Winston Smith. Dear Poppy of Jennie (Jason), Danielle (Christopher), James Allan, Joshua Peter, Mackenzie Mary and Great-Poppy of Eli and Audrey. Dear brother of Sandra, and the late Jack, Mae, Jim, Jean, Hector and Marjorie. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephew. A Celebration of Life will be held at New Life Church, 28 Tracey Lane, Collingwood, on March 12th, 2016 at 1 pm. Donations to Campbell House Hospice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Chatterson Funeral Home, Collingwood. www.chattersonfuneralhome.com

SPARKES, Lloyd
Born In: Pasadena, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: Canada
Passed on: February 22nd, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Sparkes announces his sudden passing on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, in St. John's in his 85th year. He leaves to mourn with loving memories, his wife Betty, his children: Christine (John), Jackie, Donna (Bruce) and Darren, his step-children: Gloria (Alvin), Dwight (Elaine) and Brian (Jocelyn), his grandchildren: Michael, Christopher, Tammy, Matthew, Sara, Samantha, Mark, Paul and Cory, his step-grandchildren: Tina, Ken, Dwayne, Shanson, Corina, Christopher and Crystal, as well as several great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by his sister Brada Parsons and brother Melvin Sparkes. He was predeceased by his wife Cora and his daughter Iris, and also by his parents and several siblings. Friends may visit St. Matthew's Anglican Church, 122 Main Street North in Rocky Harbour on Tuesday, from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service to take place from St. Matthew's Anglican Church on Thursday, February 25th at 2 pm with Rev. Canon-Terry Rose officiating with the Rt. Bishop Whitten. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Family would like to thank Dr. Melanie Young, the staff of Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook and the staff of St. Clares Mercy Hospital in St. John's. To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

SWYERS, Bruce Andrew
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: February 21st, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bruce Andrew Swyers announce his passing at his residence on Sunday, February 21st 2016 at the age of 50 years. He leaves to mourn his parents Arthur and Doreen Swyers in Stephenville, his daughter Angel Dee Lynn Atkinson, son-in-law Rob Atkinson, and grandson Malachi Ezra Atkinson all in Glace Bay. Also leaving to mourn one brother Anthony (Wendy) in Fort McMurray, three sisters Sheri Lynn LaSaga (Leo) in Fort McMurray, Dee Ann Swyers (Greg) in Saskatoon, Kelli Joyce in Ontario, four nieces, five nephews and a large circle of aunt, uncles, cousins and friends. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 24th 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral will take place on Thursday, February 25th 2016 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

TRAVERSE, Lorraine Mary Agnes
Born: June 15th, 1926
Passed on: February 16th, 2016

Passed peacefully away in her sleep, Lorraine Traverse at Bay Shore Estates in Corner Brook on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 in her 90th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Barbara McDonald, Carmel Goulden, Sean Traverse, and Bernard Traverse, grandchildren: Shannon, Desmond, Erin Ashley, Sara, Toni Rose, Drake, Bradie, Anderson, Edison, and Ian; great-grandchildren: Aiden and Noah. She was predeceased by her husband Bernard, and daughter Sharon. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will be take place from All Hallows Parish Humber Road on Monday, February 22nd at 10:30 AM with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bay Shore Estates. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

VALLIS, James Joseph
Born: September 14th, 1924
Passed on: February 5th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Joseph Vallis announce his passing peacefully at the Sir Thomas Riddick Hospital on Friday, February 5th, 2016 at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 60 years Elizabeth, six sons James Jr. (Anastasia) Three Rock Cove, John, William (Donna) Nova Scotia, Fred of Nova Scotia, Brian of Ontario, Ryan (Kim) Alberta, four daughters Lillian Benoit of Alberta, Barbara Gabriel of Alberta, Philomena (Gerard) Kendall of Piccadilly, Ethel Vallis of Piccadilly, thirteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by William Keeping, Philomena Vallis (mother), Ethel Woods (sister) and Marguriet Drake (sister). Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish on Saturday, February 6th at 7-9 p.m. and Sunday February 7th at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be on Monday, February 8th at 10 a.m. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Grotto.

VEY, Joan (nee Park)
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: February 3rd, 1936
Passed in: Canada
Passed on: February 29th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joan M. Vey announce her passing on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 80 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Elaine Vey, St. John's, Cathy Vey (Mandeep Panesar), New Minas, NS and Karen Vey (Andre Carriere), Montreal, QUE; grandchildren: Adam (Ashley) Waterman, Matthew Waterman, Christine Carriere and Robyn Panesar; one great-grandson Gavin Waterman; sisters and brothers: Malvena Goodyear, Leslie "Sam" (Louise) Park, Cavelle Kerwin, Roland Park (Ivy Cassell), David Park (Ruth Dwyer), Roy (Florence) Park, Harry (Doris) Park, Ruby (Randell) Ball, Ena (Don) Tham and Judy Park (Diane Poletto; sisters-in-law: Winnifred Wall, Marie Vey and Evelyn Vey; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Warren, parents: Charles and Pearl Park, brothers: Richard Park (infant), Richard (Olga) Park and Ray (Mary) Park, sisters: Rowena Chaulk and Alice Park, brothers-in-law: Gus Kerwin, Ronald Goodyear, Harry Vey and Vernon Vey, sister-in-law Audrey Park. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 3 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WOSLYNG, Cody Francis (White)
Born In: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: May 12th, 1991
Passed in: Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
Passed on: February 11th, 2016
WOSLYNG (WHITE), CODY FRANCIS

On February 11, 2016, Cody Francis Woslyng (White) of Cold Lake, Alberta passed away suddenly at the age of 24 years. He will be greatly missed by his loving parents, Elaine & Jeff; brother & best friend, Devon; aunties, Berlin, Betty, Martina, Denise & Terri; uncles, Glenn, Paul, Nick, Gary, Ken & Richard; his pets, Roxy, Beebo & Cooper; & numerous cousins, relatives and friends all over the world. He was predeceased by his Nanny & Poppy Marche; and his Grandma & Grandpa White. A Visitation of Family and Friends was held on Tuesday, February 16 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul, with cremation afterward. If desired, donations may be made to Humane Society, Cold Lake c/o 5626 - 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com
GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 - 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677

 

 

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