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The Western Star Newspaper
February 2018

 

ANDERSON, Captain Scott
Born: November 10th, 1949
Passed on: February 11th, 2018
Curling, Newfoundland
Nov. 10, 1949 - Feb. 11, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Captain Scott Anderson announces his passing on Sunday, February 11, 2018. His life was well lived: full of adventures big and small that he shared with many loved ones. He passed away peacefully at the Cancer Care Centre in St. John's surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents Captain S. Kirk Anderson (1927-1999) and F. Alfreda Anderson (1931-2016) and brother Ralph Roy Anderson (1951-2017), brother-in-law Bill Collins. He leaves to mourn a large group of family and lifelong friends. In particular his loving wife and life partner Daphne Nolan-Anderson; his sons Samuel James (Jennifer Brake) and Robert Roy Anderson; his brother Kirk D. Anderson (Jennifer) and sister Nancy E. Anderson-Forbes (Doug); brothers and sisters-in-law: Judy Collins, Tony Nolan (Judy), Shirley (Larry), Sharon (Tony), Harold (Carm), Darlene (Jim), Juanita (Rob) and Jim (Linda); lifelong friend Roy Perry; the crew of the Nancy-Jillian and a large group of nephews and nieces whom he loved dearly. Family and friends may visit Fillatres' Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday, February 15th from 7-9 p.m. and Friday February 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Curling Memorial United Church, Curling Street with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

ANSTEY, Roland Hubert
Born: April 23rd, 1925
Passed on: February 26th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roland Hubert Anstey announce his passing on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at the Western Memorial Hospital in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn his wife of 66 years Minnie Eileen (Chaulk). His children Wayne (Colleen), Nina (Larry) Hall, Winston (Lillian), Karen (Garry) Pinksen, Lindsey (Donna), Eileen (Sam) Young, Gloria (Byron) Head, Marina (Craig) Hillier, Sheldon (Cathy) and Valerie (Ivan) Gillingham. Grandchildren Gregory, Robert, Robyn, Danielle, JoEllen, Jonathan, Jeremy, Julie, Adam, Mark, Ashley, Vanessa, Natasha, Matthew, Stephanie, Andrew, Joshua, Benjamin, Daniel, Victoria and Noah and 14 great-grandchildren. Brothers Pierce (Agnes) Otto (Phyllis) Nelson (Sunshine) and sisters Myrtle and Margaret (Bramwell). Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Bessie, siblings Georgina, Norman, Evelyn, Edgar, Wilbert, Melita and Frank, and son-in-law Lloyd Williams. Visitation will take place from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer lake on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00pm with Pastor Jeffrey White officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Islaview Foundation, Gideons or a charity of ones choice. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BARRETT, Clarice Vivian
Born: January 13th, 1921
Passed on: February 14th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, Clarice Vivian Barrett at the age of 97 years. She was predeceased by her husband Benjamin, son Benjamin Jr: daughters Gracie and Robin; daughter-in-law Linda. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: daughter-in-law Doreen; Hilda (Derek), Max, son-in-law John, William (Barbara), grandchildren: Steve (Kim), Jim (Tina), Susan (Rob), Rodney (Lisa), Nancy (Derek), Deana, Cheryl (Tommy), Karen (Ken), Jeff (Susan), Rhonda, Rachael, Jennifer (Matt), Jason (Tanya), Andrew, Lana (Paul), Kara (Steve); 34 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday, February 18th from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Service of Celebration will be held on Monday, February 19th at 2:00 pm from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with Majors Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blaketown, NL. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Salvation Army Temple Youth Ministry, Corner Brook.

BELL, William (Bill, Willy)
Passed on: February 7th, 2018

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday February 7, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario in his 86th year. He leaves with, fond and loving memories, his wife Ann Bell of St. John's, his six children: David (Louise) of Cambridge, Ontario, Michael of Ottawa, Ontario, Peter (Anne-Elise) of Ottawa, Ontario, Stevan (Natalie) of Ottawa, Ontario, Elizabeth (Michael) of Ottawa, Ontario, Gordon of Alberta, his sisters: Alice Bezanson of Berwick, Nova Scotia and Florence Bell of Cambridge, Ontario, ten grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bill was predeceased by his brother Roderick Bell of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and sister Mary Connolly of Cambridge, Ontario.
"In Heaven itself, I'll ask no more,
Than just a Highland welcome."
-Robert Burns

BENNETT, Richard Joseph (Benoit)
Born: February 14th, 1932
Passed on: February 1st, 2018
Flat Bay, NL

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the Late Richard Bennett announce his passing at his family residence in Flat Bay, NL on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2018 at the age of 85 years. He will be forever remembered and loved by his wife Noreen; sons: Rodney, Roger, Richard Jr., Robert; daughters: Paulette, Elaine; step-son Bernard; step-daughter Janet; grandson, who he raised, Brian Young; 29 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; sister Olive Benoit as well as many nieces, nephews other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Alexander and Gertrude Benoit; daughter Judy; brothers: Robert Bennett, Roy Bennett, Ronnie Benoit, Raymond and sister Alma. Visitation will take place from St. Ann's Chapel, Flat Bay between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, February 4th and Monday, February 5th. The funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10 a.m. with Father Edmund Dantes officiating. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Flat Bay, NL will take place following the service. To sign the family guest book, please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca   As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

BLANCHARD, Harold Albert George
Born: March 13th, 1931
Passed on: February 11th, 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Harold Albert George Blanchard on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Health Sciences Centre in his 86th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons, Keith (Peggy) of Mount Pearl, Danny (Debbie) of Brampton and Bradley (Dianne) of Stephenville, grandchildren Tracy, Jillian (Dave Hunt), Michael (Patricia), Tara (Craig Payne) and Jesse Middleton, great-grandchildren Mila Connolly, Lucas Hunt, Makayla and Chase Blanchard, and Caleb and Kolton Payne. Brothers Fred (Emily), Walter (Mary) and Milton, sisters Marjorie and Muriel. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Harold was predeceased by his wife Julia, parents Stewart and Alma, brother Gilbert and sister-in-law Georgina. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Woody Point on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will also take place on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 2:00pm. with Rev. Kay Short officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Anglican Church in Woody Point. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BRINSTON, Isaac Walter
Born: August 30th, 1951
Passed on: February 19th, 2018
Gillams, NL

It is with extremely heavy hearts that the family of the late Isaac Walter Brinston announce his sudden passing on Monday, February 19, 2018 in St. John's at the age of 66. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted family, his wife and best friend Jubilee; his two daughters: Heather (Dave) and Paulette (Obeng); two grandchildren, who were his entire world: Julianna and Joshua; mother-in-law Cassie; sisters-in-law: Daphne (Jeff), Lucretia (Walter); brother-in-law Dana (Berdena); brother Gary (Lorie); and sister Jeanette (Willie); special nieces and nephews: Gordie, Sheri, Shelley, Stephen, Rebecca, Kirk, and Tina; special friends Derek and Sylvia Parsons. He was predeceased by his parents: George and Alvina Brinston, and Jack and Hazel Earle; father-in-law Cyril March; brothers: Junior, Derek, and Gordon; and sisters-in-law: Margaret and Gail. The family will welcome visitation at the St. James Anglican Church in Gillams on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from where a celebration of Isaac's life will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2 pm with Rev. Malcom Palmer officiating. Cremation to follow after the funeral service, interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Giving you back was the hardest thing I ever done"

BURTON, Henry Moses
Born: December 16th, 1938
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry Moses Burton announce his passing on February 2, 2018 at the WMRH in his 79th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 58 years, Doreen (Pelley); children Bill (Ines) of Port Coquitlam BC, Leonard, Rick and Pamela all of Corner Brook; 3 grandchildren: Michael, Cassandra and Angelina; sisters: Marion Hull of CB, Elizabeth Hann of CB, Ruby Pelley of CB and Ella Lucas of North Carolina; brother Fred (Sylvia) Burton of CB; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He also leaves to mourn his much loved fur babies, especially Max who was Henry's shadow; Henry never met a dog he didn't love. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking, word puzzles and cards. He worked at the mill as a Millwright from the 1960's to 1996. Henry was predeceased by numerous sisters and brothers; and his parents: Andrew and Mariah (Pilgrim). At Henry's request, cremation has taken place. There will be no formal visitation or funeral service at this time. Interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made out to the family. A huge thanks to the ICU and doctors for their tremendous support during this difficult time. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

COLBOURNE, Elsie Susan
Born: March 4th, 1941
Passed on: February 24th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL
Elsie Colbourne (Rose)
, age 76, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018, surrounded by family in Corner Brook. Born on Pass Island to Chesley and Lily Mae Rose (Crant), Elsie was the second of four children. After the family relocated to Corner Brook, Elsie met and married Fred Colbourne in 1962 and had three children Sherry McCarthy (Cyril), Sean Colbourne (Karen) and Sheldon Colbourne (Jodi). Later, Elsie would become the loving grandmother of Gillian, Jennifer (Thomas Blundon) and Janice (Coady Scott) McCarthy, and Laura, Emily, Jack, Anna and Max Colbourne. Elsie is survived by her brother Chesley Rose (Jocelyn); in-laws Mick Callahan, Pauline Miller (Ron), Pam Hawco (Jim) and Don (Ida), Ray (May), Brian (Sandra) and Genny Colbourne; special friend Don Callahan; aunts Hazel, Thanie and Roberta; and many nieces and nephews. Elsie is predeceased by her father Chesley, mother Lily, sister Bessie Callahan, brother John Rose, sister-in-law Margie Rose, mother and father-in-law Harold and Nellie Colbourne and brother-in-law Ted Colbourne. Elsie will be deeply missed by her family, large circle of friends, and co-workers at the Bank of Montreal. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation on Elsie's behalf. As per Elsie's request, a private family service will take place. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.filltre.ca

COLLIER, William Thomas
Born: August 12th, 934
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Thomas Collier announce his passing on Friday, February 2, at his home in Curling, NL. With family and loved ones by his side, he slipped peacefully into eternal rest. He leave to mourn his beloved wife and soulmate of 57 years, Marie (Wiseman) his seven children: Madonna Boyd (Roger), Anthony (Phyllis), his very special "little" Marie, John (Tammy), Martha (Angela), Christine St. George (Seumas) and Andrea (Savay); his eight grandchildren Kayla, Stephen, Kevin, Johnathan, Emma, Matthew, Chrissy, and his most recent pride and joy, baby Ellie Grace, sisters Marjorie Callahan (Stephen, deceased) and Marie Ozon (Robert, deceased), as well as a large number of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by parents George and Theresa Collier and his sister Madonna Gremmels (Robert, deceased). The family would like to thank with sincere appreciation for their kind and compassionate support, Dr. Morris and staff at Murray Clinic, Andrea Briffett of Community Health Services and Father Jim of Sacred Heart Parish, Curling. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 8th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Parish with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sacred Heart Parish. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

COMBDON, Augustus (Gus)
Born: June 16th, 1925
Passed on: February 3rd, 2018
Pollards Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Augustus (Gus) Combdon announce his passing at the WMRH on February 3, 2018 in his 92th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Ron of Toronto, Rick (Cathy) of Fort McMurray, and Claire Gorman of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Allison, Carter, Amber, Brodie; and many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Gus was predeceased by his wife Florence (2011); father Silas; mother Lucy; brothers: Cecil and Elikem; and sisters: Leatrice and Lydia. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, February 4, 2018 and Monday, February 5, 2018 from the hours of 7 to 9pm from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 2pm from the Country Haven Chapel with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. At Gus' request, cremation will follow after the funeral service. Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Palliative Care WMH Foundation. The family would like to thank the many nurses and doctors of Palliative Care for their compassion they have shown through this difficult time. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CONNOLLY, Sophia Leona
Born: June 9th, 1956
Passed on: February 14th, 2018
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that we the family of the late Sophia Leona Connolly (nee Gallant) announce her sudden passing on February 14, 2018 at the age of 61. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 30 years Brian; daughter Leanna; and the pride and joy of her life, her granddaughter Abigail; mother Vinnie Gallant of Benoit's Cove; sister Gloria (Patrick); brother Richard (Colleen); step-sister Olive of Mount Pearl, NL; sister-in-law Marie (Neil) Reddy, Leona Batstone, Mary (Dave) Hackett, Sandra Meaney, Gertie (Paul) Pederson, Diane Connolly; brother-in-law Donald Connolly; a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and her pets: Sophie and Tinkerbelle. Sophia was predeceased by her loving father Joseph Gallant; father and mother-in-law Captain Tony Connolly & Della Connolly; grandparents: Alonzo & Jane Gallant, Henry & Ellen Parsons; brothers-in-law: Bern Connolly and Robert Batstone; and step-sister-in-law Regina Benoit. Visitation for family and friends was held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Friday, February 16, 2018 from the hours of 7 to 9pm. The funeral service will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11am with father Jim Robertson officiating. Cremation to follow after the funeral service, interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, and/or memorial donations can be made to the Our Lady Star of the Sea Church Fund. A special thanks to the South Shore Fire Department and the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"You will be dearly missed & loved by all"
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CORMIER, Patricia Ellen
Passed on: February 9th, 2018
Patricia Ellen Cormier (nee Dunphy)
passed away peacefully on February 9, 2018 at the age of 92 with her five children by her side. Patricia was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Dunphy and Annie Corbage. Born in Boston she moved to Corner Brook with her parents in the early days of the mill. Patricia loved Corner Brook and was happiest when surrounded by family, friends, good music for dancing and a manhattan. Patricia married Harold Patrick Cormier in 1950 and together they raised five children. Left to cherish her precious memories are Keith (Doris), Terry (Christine Jensen), Kathy (Gary Kearney), Mary and Hal. Left to carry on her traditions are her ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: Richard (Melanie), Adam (Danika) and Jon (Jessica), Keith's children; Stephanie (Fred), Emmanuelle and Christoffer, Terry's children; Jamie-Lee (Brad), Kathy's daughter; Megan and Erika, Mary's daughters; Anna, Hal's daughter. Great-grandchildren Emily, Liam, Nathan Harold and Juniper.
Patricia was predeceased by her husband Harold who passed in 2006 and her siblings Kevin, Jack, Donald, Terry, and Larry and by her brother-in-law Daniel and her sisters-in-law Mabel, Shirley, and Marcheta. She is survived by her brother George (Ruby) and sisters Anita and Sandy (Hank), sisters-in-law Ruby, Thelma, Terri and Patricia, as well as numerous other relatives and friends who had the privilege of being touched by her beautiful spirit. After finishing high school in St. George's, Patricia did a year of studies at St. Francis University during World War II. Upon her return to Corner Brook she worked at the Mill until she and Harold married and started their family. With one of her first pay cheques she purchased land at Boom Siding. The cabin at Sleepy Valley became and continues to be where treasured memories live. Patricia returned to work with a young family, first as an accountant clerk and then accountant. She returned to school obtaining qualifications as an accountant. In 1980 she graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Vocational Education. For many years she instructed Business Administration students at the Vocational School in Corner Brook.
Patricia believed fervently in the value of family and community. She was active in many activities and clubs in Corner Brook. She was Treasurer of Corner Brook's first ski club at Massey Drive. For many years she was Treasurer of the Marble Mountain Ski Club. From playing women's softball in her 20s, to swimming and downhill skiing until she was in her 80s, she believed in active living. Viewing at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Corner Brook on Sunday, February 11 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm and on Monday, February 12 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Edward Terry on Tuesday, February 13, 10:00 am at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and Immaculate Conception. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. Flowers or a donation to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice is gratefully appreciated.

CROCKER, Archibald
Born: January 5th, 1956
Passed on: February 9th, 2018
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Archibald Crocker announce his passing on Friday, February 9, 2018 at his family residence at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Roseletta; daughter: Michelle (Derek) Leboubon; son: Trevor (Ashley); grandchildren: Gabriella, Madison, Niam, Lexi, Desirae, Rihanna, Clair and Ashton; mother: Lena; grandmother: Lillian; brothers: Warren (Phobe), Quentin (Lisa), Quincy (Twanya); sisters in-law: Doris (Lyle), Delphine (Dermot), Lena (Tim), Emily, Olive (Joe), and Rachel (Lloyd); brothers-in-law: Augustus (Sandy), Silas (Sherry), and Willie (Diane); and a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father: Gerald; brother: Hubert; sister: Levina; grandfather: Benjamin Wells; parents-in-law: Lucy and Albert Mullins. Visitation will take place from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church Cox's Cove on Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Orvin Canning officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Cox's Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the family. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

DRUGGETT, John
Born: March 3rd, 1960
Passed on: February 26th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Druggett announce his sudden passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday February 26th, 2018 at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Carol, his pride and joy son Samuel and fur baby Riley. Also left are his sister Debbie (Bryan) McLeod, mother-in-law Myrna Moulton, brothers-in-law; David (Cindy) Brown, Darrell (Stephanie) Brown, Gordon Dunn and Calvin Wheeler, sisters-in-law Daphne (Jerry) Foote, Betty Young, Sharon Joyce and Kay Brown, uncle Kenneth Druggett as well as numerous nieces, nephews, many other relatives, extended family and friends. John was predeceased by his parents John and Eliza (Wheeler) Druggett of Lark Harbour, by his sisters; Lorraine (Rudy) Mouland, Lillian Dunn, Isabel Wheeler and Loretta (Arthur) Wheeler, father-in-law Arthur Brown, brothers-in-law Monty Brown and Scott Young. John was known to all who loved him as "Jack of all trades and Master of many." The family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Wednesday February 28th, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday March 1st, 2018 at 11 am from Zion Pentecostal Church on Carolina Avenue with Pastor Darren Sacrey officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the dialysis unit of the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital or to a charity of one's choice.

DUNPHY, Raymond Joseph
Born: July 9th, 1944
Passed on: February 24th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Joseph Dunphy announce his passing on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 73 years. Raymond enjoyed the great outdoors and was an avid Athlete who enjoyed skiing, kayaking and was a marathon participant. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his brothers: Alex ìSandyî Dunphy (Ann), Toronto, Ont., Peter Dunphy, Toronto, Ont. and Michael Dunphy (Janet Hughes), Halifax, NS; nephew Ronald; niece Alexis; as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Ada Dunphy. A special thank you to the staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital and special friend Katie Colbourne. Cremation has taken place, there will be at private family burial at Mount Patricia Cemetery. A reception will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Glymill Mill, Tudor Lounge for family and friends. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

FRENCH, John Charles
Celebration of Life

A celebration of Life for John Charles French (July 24, 1938 - February 14, 2017). Please join our family for a celebration of life honoring John as we bring him back to the place he always called home. The service will be held on Tuesday, August 7 at 10 am at the Holy Redeemer Parish on Mt. Bernard, an interment of his ashes will follow at the Townsite Cemetery. Please join us for a small reception thereafter at the Holy Redeemer Parish.

GOODYEAR, Maisie Amelia (Hapgood)
Born: July 29th, 1925
Passed on: February 25th, 2018

At 92 years of age she would tell you she had led a full life and was grateful for each adventure she was able to experience. She wished for nothing else than for those around her to enjoy life and all it has to offer. Enjoy the little things because if you were happy so was she! In honouring her wishes, there was no service or viewing, just an intimate family gathering to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Southwest Coast SPCA (swcspca@hotmail.com or P.O. Box 81, Stephenville, NL A2N 2Y4).

GREENHAM, Graden Stanley
Born: January 5th, 1955
Passed on: February 1st, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Graden Greenham announce his passing on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at the Health Science Centre in his 62nd year surrounded by his loving family. He will be forever remembered by his wife Wanda, son Kevin (Terri-Lynn), daughter Jodi and granddaughter Alex. His sisters Gloria Regular, Vida (Paul) Rice, brothers Pearce (Pansy), Randy (Madeline) and brother-in-law Jim Andrews. His extended family, brothers-in-law Ted (Holly), Wally (Lori), Mike (Lucinda), Paul, Stephen (Natasha), Rick (Tina) and Morris (Becky), sisters-in-law Marion (Roy) Randell, Kay (Allan) Lortie, Pam (Byron) Williams, and Bonnie (Stewart) Dickson. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews,relatives and friends. Graden was predeceased by his parents Lloyd and Ida Greenham, sister Jean Andrews, sister-in-law Joan and brother-in-law Earle Regular, parents-in-law Garfield and Violet Goulding, brother-in-law Todd Reid, sisters-in-law Cora-Lee Thomas and Dianne Reid. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake on Monday February 5th, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 2:00pm. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake with Pastor Jeffrey and Andrea White officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road, Deer Lake. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of one's in memory of Graden would be graciously appreciated by the family.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

HACKETT, Frances Marie (nee Fewer)
Born: July 13th, 1925
Passed on: February 17th, 2018
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sorrow that the family of the late Frances Marie Hackett announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 92nd year. She will be sadly missed by her four sons: Austin (Vera) of Halfway Point, Bill of Medicine Hat, Gordon (Elaine) of Halfway Point, Frank of Alberta; four daughters: Jean (Dave) Locke of Halfway Point, Dora (Kevin) Ottenbreit of Alberta, Imelda of Benoit's Cove and Sheila (Allan) Henderson of British Columbia; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Bride Greene, Veronica (Bellows) Green and Noreen Hackett; brother-in-law Ronald Greene; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Captain Raymond Hackett; her sons: James and Raymond, Jr., and her infant daughter Anne; her parents: Martin and Mary Fewer, as well as all her siblings. The family expresses a heartfelt thank you to the staff at WMRH, the nurses on the Palliative Care Unit and to Dr. Young for the care provided to our mother during her time of need. As per her wishes, cremation has already taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Tuesday, February 20th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of The Sea Roman Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove with Father Jim Robertson officiating. The interment will follow at the Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cuddle Bed Project for the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HEDDERSON, Bertha
Born: September 15th, 1929
Passed on: February 10th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertha Hedderson announce her passing on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Long Term Care Unit in Corner Brook in her 88th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children, Gertrude (Hubert), Irene (George), Reginald (Peggy), Scenie, Florence (Rueben), Pamelia (Rex). 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Her sisters Jessie, Florence and Sarah and brother Samuel. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edgar, sons Larry and Carl, grandsons Ivan, Larry and Luke, granddaughters Samantha and Vanessa, parents Charles and Rebecca Decker, brothers Charles, Henry, William and Hanelock, sisters Beulah and Edna. Visitation will take place from The Anglican Church in Jacksons Arm on Tuesday, February 13th and Wednesday February 14th, 2018 where also funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 15th,2018 at 2:00pm. with Rev. David Toraville officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HOUNSELL, Walter Paul
Born: March 16th, 1955
Passed on: February 1st, 2018
Brantford, Ontario
(Formally of Corner Brook)

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Walter Paul Hounsell. He passed in Brantford, Ontario on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the age of 62 years. He leaves to mourn sons: Martin (Kristen) and Michael (Melissa); grandchildren: Hunter, Willow, River, Violet and Cooper; siblings: Myra, Duke (Lynda) and Patricia (Ernest); Godchildren: Paula and Jeanette; good friend Jean Roberts; as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Richard and Violet, and very special aunt Claudine. Cremation has taken place in Ontario with interment to follow at a later date in Jacksons Arm, NL. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association P.O. Box 26331 STN BRM B Toronto, Ontario M7Y 4R1 or www.diabetes.ca   To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

HULL, Wilfred G.
Born: October 12th, 1926
Passed on: February 12th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL
October 12, 1926 - February 12, 2018

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Wilfred Hull, age 91 years. He died peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 12, 2018. Biff was an accomplished athlete. Having participated in fishing, hockey, baseball, golf and cross country skiing. He retired from Bowaters after 41 years. Biff will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 72 years Christena; son William (Doreen); daughter Anne (Fred); granddaughters: Leigh, Jane (Jay), Anne-Marie and Nancy; sister Marjorie Fradsham; along with many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Annie Hull, sister Joyce Hillis. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, February 16 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. A private family funeral service and interment will take place. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

HUMBER, Vera E.
Born: August 9th, 1931
Passed on: February 23rd, 2018
Rocky Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera E. Humber announce her passing at the Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Orville (Wanda) of Rocky Hr, daughters Marion (George) of Brandon, MB, Lillian (Mike) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Norma (Gordon) of Gander, brother Ross Nicolle of Rocky Hr., sisters Madge Payne of Rocky Hr., Rowena Caines of Ontario, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, large circle of relatives, friends and her special friends at the Deer Lake Manor. She was predeceased by her baby daughter Patsy, parents Walter and Elizabeth Nicolle, brothers Alex and Russell, sister-in-law Frances. A special thank you to the staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital and Deer Lake Manor for their care and support. Service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Church with Reverend Kay Short officiating, interment to follow at the St. Matthew's Anglican Church cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Saturday, Feb. 24th from 7-9 pm and Sunday, Feb. 25th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

JONES, Mercedes Frances
Passed on: February 25th, 2018
(R.N.)

Passed away suddenly but peacefully at her residence on Sunday, February 25th, 2018, Mercedes Jones, age 71 years. Predeceased by her parents, William and Hannah Manning, daughter Christine Barnes, sister, Barbara Manning. Leaving to mourn her son Randy Barnes (Caroline), Alberta; loving granddaughter Sophia; Randyís father Albert; 2 sisters: Anita Coutu (Bill) and Margie Wilkins (Nels); brother Bill Manning (Violet); nieces and nephews: Tina Delahunty, Billy Manning, Charles and Michael Coutu, Richard Wilkins, Laura Shea and Susan Wilkins Kavanagh; great-nieces and nephews: Kieran Delahunty, Ethan, Ally and Owen Wilkins, Matthew and Michael Kavanagh and Abby Shea; Mercedes will be remembered for her laughter and her big heart. Resting at Carnellís Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 6th. Cremation to follow. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Inurnment to follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com

KEEPING, Maxwell David
Born: November 16th, 1946
Passed on: February 12th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Maxwell David Keeping, son of Elsie and Hiram Keeping, announce his passing on Monday, February 12, 2018. Max was the beloved husband of Christine (Butt) Keeping, father to Jeffrey (Arlene) and Jill (Mark). He was a caring grandfather to Henry, and step-grandfather to Andrew, Paula and Robin. Max was a fun loving brother to Linda, Shirley, Classie, Martha (deceased), Emma (deceased), Randell, Allan, Donald (deceased) and Hiram (deceased) and spouses. He was a cherished son-in-law to Eileen Butt and John Joe Butt (deceased), and brother-in-law to Shirley, Wanda, Rick (deceased), Valda, Carl, Byron, and spouses. Max was a generous soul who helped others in anyway he could. He was a supportive parent who was involved in the activities that his children enjoyed, including the Air Cadet Parents Committee, and School Parent Committee. Max was a member of St. Mary the Virgin Church as a volunteer and vestry member. He was active with the MS society. In his younger days, he enjoyed taking long walks alone and with his loving wife of 47 years, as well as swimming, and cross-country skiing. In recent years, Max spent his time reading, doing word puzzles and keeping himself knowledgeable about world events and politics. You could always count on an engaging conversation and witty comments from Max. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday, February 16 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 pm on February 16 at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling Street with The Venerable Edward King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. A reception will follow the interment service at St. Mary's the Virgin Anglican Church. The family requests no flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice or St. Mary's Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

KING, Daniel Nathaniel
Passed on: February 5th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel Nathaniel King announce his passing on Monday, February 5, 2018. He passed peacefully away at his residence in his 78th year surrounded by his loving family. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Flossie (nee) Feltham; siblings, Sam (Pearl), Stewart (Elsie), Jane (Clevis), Wilbert (Barbara Jean), Edward (Yvonne), Eric (Valdene); brothers and sisters-in-law; Cecil Feltham, Raymond Feltham, Louise (Clarence) Reid, Martin Feltham, Mary (Wilson) Parsons, Amanda (Cecil) Critch, Maxwell (Joy) Feltham, Lucy Feltham, Wallace (Gloria) Feltham, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Nathaniel and Bessie King, parents-in-law Abraham and Beatrice Feltham; brothers-in-law Arthur (Marion) Feltham, George (Margaret) Feltham, Melton (Serina) Feltham. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Street, Deer Lake on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9th at 2pm from The Salvation Army Citadel, Church Street, Deer Lake with Majors Frederick Pond and Henry Bingle officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, however, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

LEGGO, James Wilber
Passed on: February 7th, 2018
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James "Jim" Leggo announce his passing at his residence on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, his wife of 64 years, Edith (nee Clark); daughter Deborah Gosse (Scott), sons Glenn (Sharon) and James Jr.; grandchildren Dane, Jonathan, Nichole and Kelly; great-grandchildren: Ethan, Autumn Rain, Caroline, Aryan and Michael; one sister Nellie (Walter) Lemessurier, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his son Gary and brother Russell (Bud). Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling street on Friday, February 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 10th at 2 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling with Reverend David Taylor officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

LOUGHLIN, Joshua Nicholas
Born: July 9th, 1996
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joshua Nicholas Loughlin announce his passing at the WMRH on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 21 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his parents: Jamie and Tonya Loughlin; sister Rebecca Loughlin (Brandon); Brother Joey Loughlin; grandparents: Joan and Roland Loughlin, Bob and Brenda Seaward; uncles: Jeffrey and Gregory Loughlin (Michelle) and Bobby Seaward (Kayla); aunt Krista Tarbett (Jason); cousins: David Butt, Samantha Chubbs, Brooklyn Tarbett and Lucas Tarbett; furry friends: Bella, Molly, Chloe and Lexi; and also a large extended circle of other relatives and a multitude of close friends. Joshua was predeceased by his cousin Kyle Butt, furry companion Maggie whom he truly adored, and special friend Betty Simms. Visitation for family and friends will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, February 4, 2017 from the hours of 7-9 pm and Monday, February 5, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at 2 pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the First United Church on Park Street with Rev. John van Vliet officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, and/or memorial donations may be made to the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LOVELL, Donald Thomas
Born: February 14th, 1944
Passed on: February 26th, 2018
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Donald Lovell at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Beulah; four sons: Michael (Corrina), Darren (Joanne), Fenton (Amie) and Trevor (Ann-Marie); nine grandchildren: Shaun (Nicole), Brayden, Kyle, Dylan, Mackenzie, Brianna, Sophia, Hunter and Haleigh; he also leaves to mourn friends Pauline and Tara; mother-in-law Rosie Lovell; sisters: Betty and Rosetta (Eph); brothers-in-law: Wilf (Beatrice), Joe (Marjorie), Harold (Marina) and Alan (Lorraine); sister-in-law Rosanne (Daryl); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Walter and Gladys Lovell, brother Max, father-in-law Esau Lovell and sister-in-law Juanita Lovell. Friends may visit the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, McIvers on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. with Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, McIvers. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

MANUEL, Clarice Marie (nee Freake)
Born: July 18th, 1931
Passed on: February 8th, 2018

It is with deep sadness that the family of Clarice Manuel, (nee Freake), announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL on February 8th, 2018 at the age of 86 years. Predeceased in 2002 by her husband of 50 years, Randall Manuel, Clarice leaves to mourn her children Norman (Hazel) of Kentville, N.S, Ann (Doug Willms) of Fredericton, N.B. and Elizabeth of Corner Brook, NL, her grandchildren Christopher (Emma), Matthew (Jennifer), Alison, Maya, Andrew and great grandchildren Cohen, Teagan and Ryder. The eldest of six daughters, born to Stella and Sidney Freake of Lewisporte, NL, Clarice also leaves to mourn her five sisters, Elsie McInnis, Loretta Young, Vera Young (Bill Fry), Henrietta Tilley (Don) and Beverly Butt (Keith), a large circle of nieces, nephews and other relatives, extended family and friends. In keeping with Clarice's wishes, cremation and internment have already taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Clarice's memory to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be greatly appreciated by the family. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit www.fillatre.ca

MARSHALL, Howard James
Born: September 9th, 1917
Passed on: February 16th, 2018
Port Saunders, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard James Marshall announce his passing in Port Saunders, NL on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 100 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his children: Lillian (Cecil) Moores, Edward (Clara) Marshall, Vivian O'Blenis, Gloria (Jack) Hilliard, Robert (Debbie) Marshall, and Joan (Calvin) Blake; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Howard was predeceased by his loving wife Drucsilla (2000); parents Adelia-Jane & Edward; siblings: Lavenia, Edgar, Frank, and Glen; brother-in-law Gary. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from the hours of 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm from where the funeral service will take place at the Country Haven Chapel on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11am with Pastor Larry Soper officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations can be made to the First Pentecostal Church Fund. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MARTIN, Alma Jane
Born: August 8th, 1936
Passed on: February 10th, 2018
Barrie, ON formally of Mt. Moriah

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Jane Martin announce her passing on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at her family residence in Barrie, ON in her 82nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond & loving memories, her children: Connie Yeaman (Kenneth), and Louise Strickland; brother Harold Butt (Maldia); daughter-in-law Mary Ann Hackett; 11 grandchildren: Philip, Patsy, Leslie Lee, Karla, Erin, Kenny, Heather, Jackie, Donald, Darren, and Doug; 21 great-grandchildren: Echo Len, Harley, Colter, Megan, Alexander, Todd, Scott, Desiree, Karysa, Isabella, Krystal, Kyle, Madison, Hailey, Gage, KC, Christphor, Jarod, Triston, Shania, Selena; 1 great-great-grandchild Leah; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Alma was predeceased by her husband Philip (1992); son Anthony; daughter Christine; grandson Christopher; sons-in-law: Donald Forde & Patrick O'Keefe. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Wednesday & Thursday, February 14-15, 2018 from the hours of 2 to 4 & 7 to 9pm from where the funeral service will take place at the Country Haven Chapel on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11am with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MAYNARD, Wallace Raymond
Born: February 24th, 1929
Passed on: February 23rd, 2018

The family of the late Wallace Raymond Maynard announce his going home to be reunited with his loving wife Helen on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 in his 88th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his seven children, 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, his two sisters Maggie and Goldie, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Wallace was predeceased by his wife Helen, parents Ada and Michael Maynard, brothers Andrew, Garfield, Ambrose and Stanley and sisters Dorothy, Maude and Myrtle. By request of Wallace cremation has taken place with interment to take place at a later date. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

McCARTHY, Bradley
Born: January 24th, 1980
Passed on: February 12th, 2018
Frenchman's Cove, NL

It is with profound sadness that the family of Bradley Howard McCarthy announce his sudden passing on February 12 at the age of 38. Self-proclaimed as the "favourite child" of his parents, Howard and Sheila McCarthy, Brad was a man who loved to make people smile and laugh. There is no doubt he loved life completely and lived it intensely. Brad was fiercely protective of his family and friends; a trait he carried to a career where he proudly served his country as a soldier of the Canadian Armed Forces. Kind-hearted, lovable, thoughtful, and brave are just a few of the words to describe the man who was taken too soon. Brad undoubtedly left a lasting impression on those he came into contact with, and his generosity was unmatched. "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Left to mourn his passing with fond and loving memories are his mother Sheila, father Howard, sisters: Marsha (Darryl), Joanne and Glenda, grandmother Gertrude, nieces: Brittany (Justin) and Courtney (Joe), Rachel, nephew Tristian, great-nephews: Brodie and Johnathan and great-niece Sierrah (who lit up his life), aunts: Vera (Austin), Madeline (Peter), uncle Harry (Joan), aunts: Eileen (Gino), Carol, Bridgette (Frank), Mary (Eric), Theresa (Glenn), Kathy, uncles: Ches (Marilyn), John (Wanda), Al (Karen) and Mick (Velita), who were also his Godparents, his favourite chess opponent Darren O'Connell, as well as numerous cousins and friends. He is predeceased by his Nan Rose Barnes, Pop Enos Barnes, Pop Nick McCarthy and uncle Gary Caines. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Curling on Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, February 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 16 at 11 a.m. officiated by Fr. Jim Robertson at Our Lady Star of the Sea in Benoit's Cove. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity for mental health. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

McKINNON, Angus William
Born: June 6th, 1939
Passed on: February 27th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Angus William McKinnon announce his passing on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Corner Brook Long Term Care in his 78th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters: Alice (Pete), Lisa; grandchildren: Mellissa, Amanda, Kayla; great-grandchildren Lexy, Hailey, Faith, Penny, Donovan; predeceased by his grandson Brandon; also survived by brothers-in-law: Ron and Vern; sisters: Minnie, Florie (Ron), Dot (Carl), Theresa, Mary, Sylvia (Randy), Sadie (Randy); brothers: Russell, Danny (Paulette), Archie (Lindy), Alex; honorary daughters: Amanda Targett (Cory) and Jeanette Day; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Angus was predeceased by his parents Alice & Archibald McKinnon; sisters: Shirley and Margaret; brothers: Jimmy, Johnny, Joe and Allen. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will take place at the Country Haven Chapel on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:30 am with Father White officiating. At Angus request, cremation to follow the service and interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations can be made to the Huntingtonís Society. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MEADE, Lillian (Scottie) Joyce
Born: July 21st, 1928
Passed on: February 24th, 2018

It is with profound sadness that the family of the late Lillian Joyce Meade announce her peaceful passing at Bay St. George Long Term Care Stephenville Crossing on Saturday Feb. 24, 2018 at age 89. She will be greatly missed and held forever in the hearts of her four daughters: Brenda (Tahir) Husain - Hope BC, Elaine Meade (Vince Lapierre) - Dartmouth, NS, Janet (Jim) Devine -Bridgewater, NS, Beverley (Robert) Bursey - Port Coquitlam, BC. She was the proud Grandmother of Sarah, Yousuf, Lindsay, Marc, Jared, Lauren, and Michael and Great-Grandmother to Nika and Lily. Her loss will also be mourned by her brothers Walt, Herb, Clyde, Carl, and sisters Doreen, Shirley and Marina. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 50+ years Harold, parents Grace and Allister Scott (Little Bay East Fortune Bay); brother Fred and sister Manetta Marshall. Condolences may be extended to her family at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville Wed. Feb. 28th, 2-4 pm. Special thanks to Mom's devoted friend and PCW Fran Campbell, Dr. Lewis and the staff of the Medical unit of Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Administration and staff of Bay St. George LTC. Funeral service will be held 2pm Thursday March 1st at St. Augustine's Church, Hillview Ave with internment at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Hwy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Augustine's Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at Russel's Funeral Home www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

NEIL, Maude Dorothy
Born: February 25th, 1926
Passed on: February 23rd, 2018

It is with great sadness that the families of Maude Dorothy Neil announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care facility in Corner Brook, NL, on Friday, February 23rd, 2018, in her 92nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters Frances (Alfred) Evans, St. Anthony, Loretta (Sandy) Parsons, Norris Pt, and son Howard (Nancy), Norris Pt, her grandsons Sheldon (Sandra) Parsons, Corner Brook, Fabian (Kathleen) Parsons, Guelph, ON, Andre' (Yu) Parsons, Hakodate, Japan, Blair (Jennifer) Neil, Calgary, AB, David (Gillian) Neil, Gander, Jamie Evans, Ottawa, ON, sic great-grandchildren Natalie Parsons, Owen Parsons, Hazel-Lynn Parsons, Alex Parsons and Audrey Joan Neil and Griffen Neil, her sisters Marjorie Reid, Eulah Howell, Gerine Collingwood, sisters-in-law Shirley Hiscock (Major), Jessie Neil, Amanda Tulk and Gwen Dennis brothers-in-law James Reid and David Collingwood. She was predeceased by her husband Hounsell, daughter-in-law Joan Neil, parents Caroline and Soleman, brothers Harold (Miriam) Hiscock, Alex (Phyllis) Hiscock, Clifford Hiscock, sisters Harriett (Victor) Reid and Ellen (Wallace) Maynard, parents-in-law Henry and Margaret Neil, brothers-in-law Clive Tulk, Don Dennis, Chesley Howell, John (Edith) Neil, Newman and Gordon Neil, sisters-in-law Elizabeth (Harry) James, Rita (Harvey) Laing, Dulcie (Roland) Burden, Alma (Garfield) Jenniex and Annie (Charles) Janes. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. Our family would like to thank the staff of Northern Retirement Home, Port Saunders and the staff of Corner Brook Long Term Care facility for their caring and compassion during Mom's stay. The family will be receiving family and friends at The Church of The Good Shepherd in Norris Pt, NL, on Sunday, February 24th, 2018, from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Monday, February 25th, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Tuesday, February 26th, 2018 at 2 pm, with Rev Kay Short officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Norris Pt, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

NEWMAN, Marie June (nee Gabriel)
Born: July 13th, 1943
Passed on: February 13th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Marie June (Gabriel) Newman announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in her 74th year. She leaves to mourn her large loving family. Daughters: Barbara (late George), Brenda, Robin (Fred), Charlene (Todd), Mag (Tim), Cathy (Carl); Sons: Gerald (Claudia), Vincent, Graham (Sonya), Charlie, Hebert. Grandchildren: Amanda (Dean), Deon (Trudy), Samantha, Billy, Matthew, Rebecca, Crystal, James, Georgina (Jason), Terry-David, Monique, Melanie, Wade Jr., Chrissie, Bianca, Christopher, Kailen, Laura, Owen, Robert, Ivan, Mason, Juanita (Travis), Jessica, Graham Jr. Jayme, Serena, Brandon, Azalyn and all great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her best friends Betty Campbell, Shirley Bennett, Shirley Prosper. She was predeceased by her father Vincent Gabriel, mother Jean Quann, husband Frank Newman; brothers: Alphonsous Gabriel, Raymond Gabriel. Marie was the former Chief of the Qalipu Mi'kmaq for 12 years. Visitation was held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7 to 9 pm from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road. The funeral service will take place today, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 2pm from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, Mount Bernard Avenue. At Marie's request, cremation will take place following the service and the interment will be at a later date. As expressions of sympathy there are no flowers by request, in lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook for condolences can be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca

O'BRIEN, Charlotte (nee Mitchell)
Born: July 12th, 1927
Passed on: February 7th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charlotte O'Brien (nee Mitchell) announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre on February 7, 2018 at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Patrick (Cheryl), Calgary, AB, Ronald (Judy), Corner Brook, Dorothy (Kevin), St. John's, NL, Catherine (Peter), Nova Scotia, Dave (Debbie), Nova Scotia, Albert (Janice), St. John's, NL, Larry (Kim), St. John's, NL, Joan (Doug), St. John's, NL; grandchildren: Shelly, Nancy, Heather, Ronald Jr. Philip, Melissa, Kevin, Paula, Mary, Richard, Peter, Sandy, David, Bradley, Laurie, Melanie, Mark, Aimee and Douglas; as well as a large number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Charlotte was predeceased by her husband Harold, daughter Valda (Richard) and parents Matthew and Annie. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, February 9, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10 am from the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, Mt. Bernard Avenue with Father White officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book for condolences can be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PARK, William Simon
Born: October 7th, 1944
Passed on: February 4th, 2018
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Simon Park announce his passing at the WMRH on Sunday, February 4, 2018 in his 73rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 53 years Millicent (nee Bishop); sons: Barry, Blaine (Patti-Lou); daughter Renee (Paul); daughter-in-law Ethel; grandchildren: Mitch (Courtney), Jordan, Simon, Noah, Lucas and Jaden; great-grandson Brayden; step-great-grandsons: Caden and Kylan; brothers: Irvine (Yvonne), Clarence (Judy), Elvis (Heather); sister Grace (Reg); special nephew Baxter (Nancy); sisters-in-law: Martha, Mary, Jean (Baxter), Jenny and Phyllis; aunts, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. William was predeceased by his son Gilles; parents: Irvine and Pearl Park; grandparents: Simon, Amy, William and Mary Park; brother Samuel; parents-in-law: Ernest and Bessie Bishop; brothers and sisters-in-law: Heber, Herbert (Doris), Ernest Bishop, Bertha (Harrison M), Bessie (Harrison S.), Ralph Sharpe and Absolem Sheppard. Visitation for family and friends will take place at the St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove from the hours of 7 to 9pm Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2pm with Rev. Mario Melendez officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, and/or memorial donations can be made to the St. Nicholas Anglican Church Fund or a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PARSONS, Annie Lavinia (nee Baker)
Born: May 14th, 1924
Passed on: February 5th, 2018

Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL, at the age of 93 years. Annie was a beloved wife of the late Clarence Barrett Parsons, cherished mother of Jean (Zak Sheikh), Richard (Cathy), Barbara (Ernest Bridger), Clarence Jr (Ann), Frances (Rick Papiernik), Roy (Ruth), Glenn (Debbie), Cordell (Darlene), and Grace (James Knight). Much loved and devoted grandmother to 22 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family including Diane, Donna, and Sandra. Annie was predeceased by her parents Frances and Richard Baker, her son Tony, brothers Eli (Violet) and Heber (Jenny) Baker, sisters Margaret (Sam), Crewe and Ethel (Bert Tilley), and granddaughter Andrea Mendelsohn. Born in Elliston, Newfoundland. Annie graduated from Memorial University and enjoyed a long career as a teacher and school Principal in several Newfoundland communities before settling with her family in Pasadena, where she taught for many years in South Brook's one-room school and then the Pasadena Elementary School until the end of her career in 1977. Mom spent many years as the organist at the Humber Valley United Church. After retiring she continued to tutor students until well into her 70's and thoroughly enjoyed many family gatherings. Visitation will take place for family and friends at the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena, NL, on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Thursday, February 8th, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Friday, February 9th, 2018, at 2 pm, with Rev. Andrew Wright officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Pasadena, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena, NL, or a charity of one's choice in Mom's memory. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of 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   We would like to thank the caring and devoted nurses and doctors at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, as well as the staff at the Deer Lake Manor where she resided for the past six years. Thank-You.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PAYNE, Caroline (Carrie)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Caroline (Carrie) Payne announce her passing at her residence on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her son Cory Payne of Stephenville, two daughters: Kimberly Payne in Edmonton, AB, Judy Smith in Charlottetown, P.E.I., five brothers: George (Elizabeth) Ellsworth of Ontario, Clarence (Vickie) Ellsworth of Ontario, Woodrow (Jesse) Ellsworth of Corner Brook, Michael (Audrey) Ellsworth of Rocky Harbour, Curling (Anna) Ellsworth of Ontario, five sisters: Lorraine (Scott) Wight of Rocky Harbour, Marie Bennett of St. Paul's, Justine (Joseph) Webber of Corner Brook, Pauline (Kenneth) Stevenson of Rocky Harbour, Myra (Maris) Freimanis of Nova Scotia, five grandchildren: Adam, Shyanne, Denika, Amy, Katherine, five great-grandchildren: Dylan, Deaven, Dayson, Jazmin, Brinley, and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edward, grandparents George and Francis Major, mother Evelyn (John) Ellsworth, brothers Wilson and Donald Ellsworth , sister Mariam Ellsworth, brother-in-law Sidney Bennett. Funeral service for Carrie and her late husband, Edward, who predeceased her in 2015, will take place on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at St. Augustine's Anglican Church at 2pm followed by inurnment at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

PENNELL, Marie (nee McCarthy)
Born: October 14th, 1942
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie Pennell on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 75. Born and raised on Woods Island and a long-time resident of Curling, Marie was loyal to her family; her friends; her community; and her church. She lived her life with honesty; passion; and with unconditional integrity. She was talented and a leader in her community. She was an exceptional lady and beautiful human being. She leaves to mourn her loving husband of 54 years, Jack (John); her daughers Michelle Pennell, Madonna (Mark) Flynn, Lisa (David) Stewart, Tina (Vince) Sheppard and Mia (Dan) Greene; her grandchildren Sean, Aaron, Danette, Jonathan, Holly, Emily, Emma and Dawson. She is mourned by her brother Timothy (Audrey), sister-in-law Linda (Russell), brother-in-law Dan (Maude) and her many nieces and nephews. Marie had a large circle of friends and will be missed by them all. She is predeceased by her parents William and Marjorie McCarthy; step-father Frank Bennett; sisters Maude Gallant and Patricia Shaw; her brother Russell McCarthy; and her niece Deborah McCarthy. Marie's family would like to thank the staff of 2 South at the Corner Brook Long Term Care facility. Thank you to all her many friends who have supported her and her family, and a special thank you to Julia Myles who visited and read to Marie so often during her stay at the facility. Funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Curling on Tuesday, February 6th, at 10:30 am. with Father Jim Robertson and Father Don Leonard officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations will be graciously accepted to the Corner Brook Children's Wish Foundation or a charity of one's choice. The Family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Winifred (Winnie) Mary
Born: September 13th, 1929
Passed on: February 16th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winifred (Winnie) Mary Pike announce her peaceful passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her four sons: Brian Pike of Stephenville, Tony (Irina) Pike of Sarnia, ON, Keith (Trudy) Pike of Mount Pearl, Michael Pike of Dartmouth, NS, two daughters: Margaret Hutchings of St. John's, Lois McGrath (Stephen) of Sackville, NS, two brothers: Hubert (Helen) Miles of Whitby, ON, Robert (Shirley) Miles of Stewiacke, NS, two sisters: Marie (Gordon) Caines of Pool's Cove, Brenda (Larry) Hurley of Wasaga Beach, ON, seven grandchildren: Jessica, Gordon, Christina, Katie, Gregory, Sarah, Ronald, three great-grandchildren: Douglas, Kayleigh, Ellie-Mae, and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her loving husband Ronald Pike, parents Wilson and Frances Miles, brothers: George, John, sisters: Dorothea, Barbara, and Eileen. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 11 am from St. Augustine's Parish, Hillview Ave. with interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 35, or a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
A special thank you to the wonderful nurses who shared in her care during her hospital stay and to the staff and residents of the Silverwood Manor who welcomed her so warmly.

QUILTY, Anna Gertrude (nee Hynes)
Born: July 14th, 1930
Passed on: February 21st, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sorrow that the family of the late Anna Gertrude Quilty announce her peaceful passing on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Corner Brook Long Term Care in her 87th year. Leaving with fond memories and lasting love, her three children: Barbara (Philip) Turner of Corner Brook, Wayne (Deborah) of Kippens, NL, Jim of Beirut, Lebanon; four grandsons: Bryan, Kevin, Stephen, and Michael; sister Veronica McPherson of Antigonish, NS; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Anna was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Thomas (April 2015) and their infant son Bruce (1961); her parents: Joseph and Gertrude Hynes; brothers: Jack and Patrick; sisters: Mary, Elizabeth, and Dorothy. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Mass will take place at the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Cathedral on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 10 am with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations can be made to the NL Alzheimer's Society or the Most Holy Redeemer Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RAIKE, Vera Joan (nee Simmonds)
Born: May 12th, 1931
Passed in: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: February 10th, 2018

Vera passed away February 10, 2018 at Kingston On. Born May 12, 1931 at Glenburnie, Bonne Bay, NL. Wife of the late John S (Jack) Raike. Mother of Ralph (Betty). Grandmother of: Susan, the late John Leslie, Robert (Julie) and great-grandmother of Violet. Sister of: John Simmonds (Marilyn), Pauline Kennett (Brian), and Audrey McVeigh (James). Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held later at Birchy Head, Bonne Bay, NL.
RAIKE, Vera Joan (nee Simmonds)
Born: May 12th, 1931
Passed on: February 10th, 2018

The family of the late Vera Joan Raike (nee Simmonds) announce her passing on February 10th, 2018 in Kingston, Ontario. Vera was born in Glenburnie, Bonne Bay, NL, on May 12, 1931. Vera was the wife of the late John S. (Jack) Raike, mother of Ralph (Betty); grandmother of Susan, the late John Leslie and Robert (Julie); great-grandmother of Violet; sister of Pauline Kenneth (Brian), John Simmonds (Marilyn) and Audrey McVeigh (James). A memorial service and internment will take place on Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection, Birchy Head, Bonne Bay, NL. Refreshments will follow. To sign the guest book or leave a message of condolence for the family visit our website at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com

RENDELL, Doreen Ruth
Born: June 6th, 1936
Passed on: February 19th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doreen Ruth Rendell announce the passing of their beloved mother at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 19, 2018 in her 81st year. Doreen was born on June 6, 1936 to Clarence and Susanne Parsons of North Sydney, NS, and later moved to Corner Brook, NL, where she married the late Ross Rendell and started a family. She was an active member of the community and truly enjoyed being a member of the Order of the Royal Purple. She also could be found at the local bowling alley, dart league and swimming pool. Doreen is survived by her three sons: Dennis, Darren and David and many of the neighbourhood children who frequented the Rendell house and referred to her as Mom or Mother Rendell. Her unique and wonderfully sarcastic sense of humor kept all laughing and on their toes. Her honesty and generosity was greatly appreciated by many. At Doreen's request, cremation has taken place. There will be no formal visitation or service at this time. Interment will take place at a later date when Doreen's wish was to take one last ferry trip across the gulf between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia will be fulfilled. She always joked that she was torn between two shores and would someday end up somewhere in the middle. May the gulf wind carry you home mother, you will be deeply missed. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RYAN, Debra Elizabeth
Born: August 28th, 1959
Passed on: February 18th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that the families of the late Debra Elizabeth Ryan announce her sudden passing at the age of 58 years at her residence in Ontario, on Friday, February 16th, 2018. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her two sons: Jeremy in Ontario and Michael (Emily) in British Columbia, her mother Margaret Ryan, her sisters and brothers: Peggy (Ali), Bobby (Sandra), Laura (Greg), Connie (Gary), Gus, John (Sherry), Art and Tracy (Rick), her extended family and very special friends: Basil and Jelena Carter, as well as her nephews, nieces, and a large circle of other relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by her partner Terry Carter, in 2012 and her father Joseph Ryan in 2010. The family will be receiving family and friends at the Holy Rosary Pastoral Centre, in Pasadena, on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral Mass of Christian burial will take place on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Holy Rosary Church Pasadena, NL, with Father Patry officiating with the burial to follow at the Holy Rosary cemetery, on North Harbour Road, Pasadena, NL. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice 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"

SIMMONS, Eric Archibald
Born: February 6th, 1933
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric Archibald Simmons announce his passing on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Hampden in his 85th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Eva (nee Brace); daughter Sheila Simmons; son Derek (Rosemarie) Simmons; daughter-in-law Denise Simmons; grandchildren: Stephanie (Quinton) Simms, Adam Simmons (Tatina), Andrew Simmons (Nancy), Jennifer Simmons and Ashley Simmons; great-grandchildren: Xander Simmons, Noah Simmons and Eric Simms; brother Carl (Donna) Simmons; sisters: Marion Strong, Julie Upwards and Pearl Knight; sisters-in-law: Jean Simmons, Edna (Carl) Brett, Marion Brace and Dulcie Davila; brothers-in-law: Max Brace and Leroy (Verna) Brace; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Wade Simmons, parents Lillian and Archibald Simmons, brothers Bert (Bonnie) Simmons, Woodrow (Marion) Simmons and Ed Simmons, sister Valma Simmons. A Private family visitation will be held with cremation to follow. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 7 at 2:00 p.m. from The Epiphany Anglican Church in Hampden with Rev. David Torraville officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Hampden. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

SIMMS, Winnie Cavell (nee Boone)
Born: December 25th, 1938
Passed on: February 1st, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnie Cavell Simms announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit, W.M.R.H on February 1, 2018 at the age of 79 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, children: Maxine (Dennis), Meadows, Max Jr. (Tricia), Corner Brook, Myra (Rex,) Musgrave Hr, her grandchildren: Ben Jr., Gerard Christopher, Emma, Luke, Ben and Ellie, great-grandchildren: Heidi, Presley, Noah, Dustin, Dylan, brothers: George and Jordan, sister Lorraine, brothers-in-law: Phillip, Donald (Amelia), sisters-in-law Mary (Fred) and Rose. She was predeceased by her husband Maxwell (2008), daughter Doreen, son Ben, parents Ben and Elsie Boone, parents-in-law Fred and Louisa Simms, grandsons Douglas and Michael, brother Ron, brothers-in-law: Fred Simms, John Simms, sisters-in-law: Beatrice Boone and Mary Brown. At Winnie's request cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral service will take place at The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2.30 p.m. with Majors Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the cuddle bed project, Palliative Care W.M.R.H. or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book for condolences may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

SMITH, Georgina (Jean) Anne
Born: December 29th, 1952
Passed on: February 2nd, 2018
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Georgina (Jean) Smith announce her passing at the WMRH on February 2, 2018 at the age of 65. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories; her son Michael Smith; daughter Jennifer (Matthew) Klandrud; grandchildren: Riley and Keegan Klandrud; sisters: Alfreda DeLuca, Diana Miller, Shannon Dressel, Jenny Russell; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Jean was predeceased by her loving husband Michael Smith (1994); her parents William and Gertrude Russell; and many brothers and sisters. At Jean's request, cremation has taken place. There will be no formal visitation, the memorial mass will take place on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Saint Steven's Roman Catholic Church in Stephenville, at 11.00 am. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Western Regional Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care Unit. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SULEY, Derek J.
Born: February 17th, 1942
Passed on: February 22nd, 2018
Hughes Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Derek Suley announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in his 76th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 48 years Doreen; children: Jason (Pattie) and Terri-Lynn (John) Glynn; grandchildren: Nikara Dawn and Trinity May; and a large extended family of brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from the All Saints Anglican Church at 2 pm. At Derek's request, cremation to follow the service and interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

TAYLOR, Margaret Fanny Jane
Born: December 13th, 1934
Passed on: February 22nd, 2018
Steady Brook, NL

Oh my glory, it is with heavy hearts that we have said goodbye to Margaret Taylor. Margie passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her family when she bid this world farewell. She leaves to mourn, her husband Donald, daughters: Cathy (Glenn), Linda (Colin) and son Stephen (Arlene), as well as her four grandchildren: Erika (Dustin), Alexander (Jessica), Joshua (Jessie) and Andrew (Jasmine), sisters-in-law: Marjorie Fradsham, Marion Ruth and brother-in-law John Taylor (Barbara) and many nephews, and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Gladys Fradsham, sisters June Rose (Tom), Sylvia Griffin (Gerard), Marilyn Roberts (Clyde), Ella Crews (Ray), Linda Fradsham and brother Albert Fradsham, sisters-in-law: Gwendolyn (Jack), Lillian (Bud), brothers-in-law: William (Bride), Howard (Bernice), and Roy. Margie led a very full life up to two weeks before her passing. She thoroughly enjoyed her Rummoli card club, her TOPS chapter, Bible Study group and the wonderful friendships she made. Her hearty laugh was a trademark and she kept her sense of humour right to the end. Her words of wisdom left an impression on all of whom she encountered. Her friends were well aware of her love of cats. Donations to Scaredy Cat Rescue or the Palliative Care Unit may be made in Margie's memory. Many thanks to the staff of emergency, 3A, and the Palliative Care Unit for their support and care. Margie has blown out the candle and closed the curtain. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from the hours of 2-4 pm where a family service will take place at the chapel at 6 pm with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

THIBEAU, Leo
Passed on: February 17th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leo Thibeau announce his passing at his residence on Saturday, February 17th 2018 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Catherine, his five sons: Allan (Doreen) in Nova Scotia, James (Annette), Peter (Claire) all in Stephenville, Vince, Jerry both in Kippens, three daughters: Janet (Dean), Jeanne (Glen) in Kippens and Angie (Dave) in Regina, Saskatchewan. Also leaving to mourn twelve grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Andrew and Elizabeth, his brothers Vince, Harry, James, Francis Hubert and his sister Kay. Visitation will take place at Russell's Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. The funeral service will take place at St. Stephen's Parish on West Street on Wednesday, February 21st at 2 P.M. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

UPWARDS, Albertha May
Born: May 17th, 1919
Passed on: February 26th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albertha may Upwards announce her passing on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at the Long Term Care Unit in Corner Brook in her 99th year. She will be sadly missed by her sister Beulah Simmonds and brother Edward (Sadie) Anderson, sisters-in-law Elizabeth Hussey, Lorraine (Eric) and Bessie Upwards. Her special nephew Dean (Delores). Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Calvin, parents Florence & Albert Anderson, brothers Joshua Anderson and Pye Anderson, mother and father-in-law Abigail & Enos Upwards, brothers and sisters-in-law Donald, Arthur, George (Margaret), Max, Walter (Columbine), Edgar (Joyce) and Alan Hussey and Amanda Anderson. Visitation will take place on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at the United Church in Shoal Brook from 2-4 and 7-9pm. where also the funeral service will take place on Friday at 11:00am March 2nd, 2018 with Rev. Jocelyn Cooke officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake. The family would like to send heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff at Long Term Care unit, 2nd floor south side and the staff at the Bonne Bay Hospital for the care that was given to Albertha.
"Forever in our Hearts"

WELLS, Karen Elizabeth (nee Sheppard)
Born: June 6th, 1959
Passed on: February 28th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Karen Elizabeth Wells announce her passing after a courageous battle with cancer at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in her 58th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her beloved and devoted husband Jeff Wells, her three children who she loved dearly: her daughter: Jennifer Sexton (George) and their children, Brandon, Brady and Shannon; her sons: Dwayne Butt (Ashley) and their daughter Makayla (Tyler), and Bradley Butt (Nadine) and their son Ethan. Her five precious grandchildren who she adored. She also leaves to mourn her loving brothers: Max Sheppard, Rob Sheppard; her sisters: Shirley Butt (Fred), Marilyn Bellows, Sandra Clark and Barbra Molloy also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Karen was predeceased by her parents Rita and Cornelius Sheppard, brother: Edward (Blackie) Noseworthy, brothers-in-law: Harvey Clarke, George Bellows, Clyde Molloy; sisters-in-law Cynthia Sheppard, Shirley Noseworthy. At Karen's request cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, March 02, 2018 from the hours of 7 to 9 pm and Saturday from the hours of 10am to 12 noon from where a service of remembrance will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 02, 2018 at 2 pm, with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice will be greatly appreciated. The family would like to thank Dr. Culliton and nurses at the Chemo Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital and to the Health Science Center. The family guestbook for condolences may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Raymond Joseph
Born: July 14th, 1930
Passed on: February 22nd, 2018
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Joseph White announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, February 22nd 2018 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn his wife of 66 years, Dolores, his sons: Derek (Ann), Andrew (Shirley), Anthony, Craig (Alice) and Dwayne (Carolyn), his daughters: Denise (Gus) Shea, Elaine (Danny) Dinn, Debbie, Peggy (Merwin) and Tracy (Craig), his grandchildren: Melissa, Troy, Vanessa, Michael (Amy), Stephen (Danielle), Christopher (Carolyn), Danielle, Kathy, Andrea, Tyler (Joanna), MacKenzie, Jeremy, Brandon (Cam), Alexander and Stanley, great-grandchildren: Kyle, Katelyn, Nicholas, Maria, Victoria, Abigail, Donovan, Rylan and Max. Also leaving to mourn a very special brother-in-law Shirley P. Ball and his family in Reisterstown, Maryland and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, his infant daughter Theresa Elaine and by all of his siblings. Visitation will take place at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville Crossing on Sunday February 25th from 2-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Assumption Parish on Monday, February 26th at 10 a.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Assumption Parish Church Fund in Raymond's memory.

YOUNG, Mary Elizabeth (nee Rose)
Born: January 21st, 1930
Passed on: February 19th, 2018
4 Inspiration Road, Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Elizabeth Young announce her passing at the Calder Health Centre in Burgeo on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her ten children: Henry (Rose) of Burgeo, Betty (Howard) Scott of Ramea, Raymond (Roberta) of Rose Blanche, Ephraim (Joan) of Port aux Basques, Douglas (Herma) of Seal Cove, Norman (Jacqueline) of Deer Lake, Thomas of Corner Brook, John of St. John's, Frank (Brenda) of Mitchell's Brook, and Clayton (Debbie) of Port au Port, and a circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, sisters Lavina and Hannah, brothers John and Joshua, baby son Dale Michael, and granddaughter Rebecca. Special thanks to Ada Clothier and Diane Warren, and the staff of the Calder Health Centre for their care and support. Service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church with Reverend Elsie Rose officiating. Interment to follow at the Community cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Autism Society.

YOUNG, Roy Leslie
Born: May 7th, 1920
Passed on: February 10th, 2018
World War II Veteran

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy Leslie Young announce his passing on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the DVA Long Term Care Unit in Corner Brook in his 97th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children, Derrick and Dean (Monique). Grandchildren Gregory (Kazia), Scott (Sarah), Taylor, Brent (Tracy) Stacey. Great-grandchildren Sasha (Eric), Katherine (Steve) Caitlyn, Sarah (Adam) Nicholas, Kirklin, Benjamin and Parker. Great-great-grandchildren Erin, Avery, Jane, Jack, Keir and Noah. His brother Rex (Eva), sisters Emma, Myra (Joe), Florence (Jim) and Cora, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Elsie Olive, brothers Edwin and Maxwell, sisters Ruby, Margaret, parents George and Frances. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Birchy Head on Monday, February 12, 2018 where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 2:00pm. with Rev. Short officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff and his girls (nurses at the DVA unit at the Long Term Care in Corner Brook) and also his special friend Gordon Janes (Dads special friend).
"Lest We Forget"

 

 

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