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The Western Star Newspaper
March 2003

 

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

DEATHS

RIDEOUT, Shirley
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Rideout announce her passing on Wednesday, February 26th, 2003 at her family residence at the age of 40 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Rick; children: April, Kayla and Ricky; two sisters: Patricia Hiscock, Deer Lake and Kimberly White, Toronto; brother Gary White, Toronto; parents-in-law: Melvin and Anne Rideout, Cormack and special aunt Edna Clarke, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Sylvia. Visitation will be held at St. George's Anglican Church in Cormack today from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 2nd at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

COOPER
Todd and Fumie Cooper of Takoka City, Japan are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaede (KAH-EH-DAY) Christina, born on January 21, 2003. Proud grandparents are Wayne and Elaine Cooper of Deer Lake and Kyoko and the late Hideoki Kane of Takoka City. Kaede ("maple leaf" in english) is the great-grandchild of Carl and Mary Cooper, and Kay and the late Warrick Dinney of Deer Lake.

DIAMOND
Proud parents Clarence Diamond and Tina Brake, along with big brother Justin, are pleased to announce the arrival of their 8 lb, 15½ oz baby girl Marissa Dorothy Diamond at WMRH on November 5th, 2002. Proud grandparents are Marilyn Diamond (Pasadena), and Walter and Lucretia Brake (Gillams). Great grandparents are Maitland and Minnie Brake and Cassie March, all of Gillams. Great great grandmother Jessie Brake. Best wishes from Godparents uncle Kirk Brake (Gillams), aunt Yvonne Diamond (Pasadena) and aunt Berdena Marche (Gillams) along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

ENGAGEMENT

OXFORD & SUTTON
Mr. & Mrs. Tony and Joan Oxford of Cox's Cove are pleased to announce the engagement of their only daughter April to Billy Sutton, son of Mr. & Mrs. Dennis & Pat Sutton of Harbour Grace. The engagement took place Dec. 22, 2002. Wedding plans to be announced at a later date. Congratulations & best wishes from family and friends.

WEDDING

MCINTYRE
Peter McIntyre
and Karen Snooks would like to announce their marriage which took place in Corner Brook on November 9, 2002. Best wishes from family and friends. Peter and Karen are currently residing in Ottawa where both are employed by the Federal Government.


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

DEATHS

PYNN, Evelyn M. (nee Osmond)
Hampden
Mar. 22nd, 1926 - Mar. 1st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Evelyn M. Pynn announce her passing on Saturday, March 1st, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 76th year. She will be sadly missed by her four daughters: Patsy (Gilbert) Goobie of St. John's, Marilyn (Llewellyn) Ralph of Jackson's Arm, Mildred (Woodrow) Combdon of Brampton, Ontario, and Hursey (Tony) Fretis of Ottawa, Ontario. Her step-daughter Adelaide Colbourne of Hampden; five sons: Frederick of Jackson's Arm, Ross (Audrey) of Hampden, Wallace of Brampton, Ontario, Royburn (Karen) and Carl Pynn and fiancee Trudy both of Hampden. Her loving mother Elizabeth Ann Osmond of Hampden; 25 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Her 2 brothers: Albert (Edna), Steward (Betty) both of Hampden; 3 sisters: Rebecca Ralph of Jackson's Arm, Margaret (Leslie) Osmond of Hampden and Fannie Saunders (Albert Barrow) of Deer Lake, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Leslie Joseph Pynn and son Leward Pynn and step-son Jim Pynn. Visitation will take place from The Salvation Army Citadel in Hampden on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Capts. Bradley and Jennifer Reid officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

O'BRIEN, Mary
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary O'Brien announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 2, 2003 at the age of 70. She is survived by her 5 sisters: Ann McCarthy, Dorothy (Dan) Quilty, Madeline McCarthy, Eileen (Toots) McCarthy and Sheila Froud all of Corner Brook; 5 brothers: Michael McCarthy of Ottawa, Frank McCarthy of Brantford, Ont., Danny (Margaret) McCarthy of Hughes Brook, Joseph McCarthy and Jack (Christine) McCarthy both of Corner Brook. Special friends Eileen Gale of Stephenville and Helen George of Corner Brook; two uncles, Donald and Albert O'Brien of Corner Brook, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents and a brother Jim in infancy. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. No flowers by request, donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

RUSSELL, John Charles
Corner Brook
Formerly of Bay Roberts

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Charles Russell announce his passing at The Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 1, 2003 at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Clarice (nee Taylor) of 58 years; children: Shirley (Al) Elms, Bernice Reed both of Mississauga, Leander (Margaret), Harold (Jeanette) both of Corner Brook, Rosalind (David) Dow of Scarborough, Ivy (Jim) Strickland of Ajax, Bramwell (Ada) of Corner Brook, Maxine of Toronto, Pauline of Corner Brook, Marlene (Bernard) of Pasadena, Vaden (Debbie), Robert, and Elaine all of Mississauga; 34 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends living in Newfoundland, Toronto and The United States. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Rd. today from 10-12. Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m. from The Pentecostal Church on Elizabeth St. with Pastor Calvin Andrews officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.

HALBOT, Regina Margaret (nee Gallant)
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Regina Halbot announce her passing on Friday, February 28th, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her daughter Cathy Halbot-Blanchard (Alvin Blanchard), Gillams; sisters: Rhona Leonard (James) Corner Brook, Marie Eldridge, Corner Brook; brother: Cyril Gallant (Betty), Halifax, NS; sisters-in-law: Vinnie Gallant, Benoit's Cove, Iris Gallant, Nova Scotia, Geraldine Pumphrey, Highlands, Regina (Vernon) Eyde, Catherine (Bob) Bowan and Mary (Rod) Hilker, all residing in Ontario; brothers-in-law: Wilson Samms, St. George's and Michael Halbot (Annie), St. Fintan's and Raymond Halbot, Ontario, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and long time friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Halbot, 1972; sisters: Anita White (Joe White), Yvonne Samms, Mary Duffney (Norman Duffney), Rita Barriault (Raymond Barriault) and Leona Gallant; brothers: Fred Gallant and Joseph Gallant, parents Alonzo and Elizabeth Gallant, brother-in-law Stanley Eldridge. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held today, Monday, March 3rd, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the O'Connell Centre 5th and 6th Bus Fund or to the Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made thorough our website www.fillatre.ca

BELBIN, William
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Belbin announce his passing on Sunday, March 2nd, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: daughter Gloria (James) Angus, Carlisle, Ontario; sons: Vance (Glenda) Belbin, Corner Brook and Brad (Marie) Belbin, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; brothers: Harvey (Violet) Belbin, Nelson (June) Belbin, New Chelsea, Trinity Bay; sisters: Marjorie Mantha, sister-in-law Minnie Belbin, New Chelsea, Trinity Bay and Fran Radcliffe, Toronto, Ontario, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lillian Pearl Belbin, November 30th, 2001; brothers: Albert (Margaret), and George, brother-in-law Gene Mantha. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 6th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to SPAWN (Salmon Preservation Association Waters of Newfoundland and Labrador), or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MACDONALD, Freeman
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freeman MacDonald announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, March 1st, 2003 at the age of 90 years. He will be loving remembered by his daughter Patricia Cribb in Stephenville; his two brothers: Kurt and Stanley, and by his sister Annie Nash. He also will be fondly remembered by his two grandchildren: Debbie (Glenn) Tobin and Glenn (Gillian) Cribb, his three great grandchildren: Ryan and Scott Tobin and John Cribb, along with relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, March 4th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Ave. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. today.


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

MCLEAN, Delphie
Barachois Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Delphie McLean announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, March 3, 2003 at the age of 79. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Pearl; sons: Raymond (Dinah), Ricky (Val), Toronto, Terry (Catherine) all of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Allen (Joyce), St. George's, Dean (Dianne), Corner Brook; daughters: Libbie (Frank) Hines, Glenda (Paul) Hartigan, Wendy (Wayne) Hiscock and Saundra all of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Vallie Pye (George Bullen), Toronto, Doris Webb (Robert Curnew), Stephenville Crossing, Kelly (Leslie Bennett), Barachois Brook; sisters: Annie Pieorway, Laura Fillatre. Leaving to mourn are many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents: Maud and Bennett McLean; brothers: Lockyer, Douglas, Carti, Otis and Winston. Visitation will be held for friends on Tuesday 7-9:00 p.m., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 6th at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, St. George's, Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LOCKE, Martin B.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martin Locke announce his sudden passing at his family residence on Sunday, March 2nd, 2003 at the age of 58 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Julia (nee Thorne); his daughter Sherry and his son Shawn (Heather); grandchildren: Jessica, Anthony and Andrew all residing at Corner Brook. He will be also missed by his father and mother-in-law Reginald and Lydia Penney of Hickman's Harbour; brother-in-law Richard (Cytheria) Thorne of Scarborough, ON and sister-in-law Louise (Thomas) Harris of St. John's; his step-father Leo Connolly, special best friend Bobby Tarbett. He will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his mother Cora Connolly and his father Arthur. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Tuesday and Wednesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at St. Michael's Anglican Church on Park Drive Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

ANDERSON, Myrtle
(40 year member of A.C.W. in Stephenville, NL)

Peacefully, at her home in Bowmanville on Saturday March 1st 2003, with her family at her side, Myrtle Anderson in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Edward (Lou) Anderson for 50 years. Will be fondly remembered by her children Edward W. Anderson and his wife Madge of Iqualuit NU and their son Shawn, Myles Anderson and his wife Sara of Stephenville, NL and their son Ryan, Barbara and her husband Grant MacGregor of Courtice, ON and their children Rory, Katelyn and James, Robert Anderson and his wife Toni of Bowmanville, ON and their children Randy and Brittney. Will be fondly remembered by her sister Joanna and her husband Heber Heffern of NL, brothers James Cooper of NL, Gerald Cooper and his wife Pearl of NL and John Cooper and his wife Barbara of NH, USA. Resting at the Courtice Funeral Chapel, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (3 lights east of Townline Road) (905-432-8484) with Memorial Services in our Chapel on Thursday March 6th, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. The family of Myrtle will receive friends Thursday March 6th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Durham Region Cancer Care Clinic or Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, Palliative Care would be appreciated.

DOWNEY, Rev. Abraham
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rev. Abraham Downey announce his passing at the Green Bay Health Centre in Springdale on March 2, 2003 at the age of 75 years and 5 months. Rev. Downey was a member of McDonald LOL # 239 Lester Pearson R.B.P. 1319. Rev. Downey retired from the United Church of Canada in 1993. Predeceased by mother and father Maud and Rufus Downey. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving wife Margaurite, sons: Douglas (Mildred) Springdale, Lawrence (Helen) Springdale, daughters Lorina (Gordon) Springdale, Christine (Jerry) Corner Brook and Millicent (Lou) Okotoks, Alberta. Also leaving to mourn brother Raymond and wife Marly, grandchildren: Natasha (Tavin), Danny, Vanessa (Gord), Aileen (Jamie), Michelle, Lawrence Jr., Monica and Tricha, great-grandchildren: Winona and Jayden, sisters-in-law: Geraldine, Beulah and Pauline. Majors Gary and Glenys Butt, Rev. Marion Davis, Rev. John Adams and Rev. Clayton Parsons will conduct the funeral service at the Salvation Army Church, Springdale, on March 5th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery, Springdale. Pallbearers will be his two sons: Doug and Lawrence Downey, Francis Osbourne, Warrick Osbourne, Lesley Bowers and Clarence Freake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Maude Dormody of Central Funeral Homes.


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

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


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

DEATHS

BARNES, Susanna (nee Harris)
Glenburnie
August 3rd, 1917 - March 5th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susanna Barnes announce her passing at her family residence on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 in her 85th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Lillian Payne of Glenburnie; her special granddaughter Dorothy (Myles) Caines of Glenburnie; her grandchildren: Shirley (Terry) of Corner Brook, Nancy (George) of Woody Point, Dianne (Fred) of Rocky Harbour, Judy (Paul) of Shoal Brook, Wavey of Glenburnie, Jerry (Denise) of Glenburnie, Tony (Stephanie) of Woody Point and Terry (Rhonda) of Corner Brook. Her special great-grandson Stephen; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother James Harris of Corner Brook and one sister Rita White of Ontario. She also leaves to mourn Fred (Lorraine) of Glenburnie, Donald of Ontario and Larry of Gander Bay, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and the UCW members in Shoal Brook. She was predeceased by her husband Augustus, daughter Marie; granddaughters Rosie and Ruth; brother Walter and sisters Clara, Catherine and Annie Mae. Visitation will take place from The United Church in Shoal Brook today Thursday and Friday where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 53 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

SERRICK, Rudy Omar
Deer Lake
November 8th, 1951 - March 4th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rudy Omar Serrick announce his sudden passing as a result of a traffic accident on Tuesday, March 4th, 2003 in his 61st year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Bernetta (nee Critch); his brothers: Van (Priscilla) of Lloydminister, AB, Tyrone of Port Elgin, Ontario, Hank and Harley of Brampton, Ontario and Corey (Lori) of Deer Lake; his sisters: Kay (Mike) Kelly of Deer Lake, Shelley (Tony) Coreia of Brampton, Ontario; six nieces; three nephews and his godson Kevin Serrick (nephew); his special buddy, his dog Duke. Also leaving to mourn are his mother Dorothy of Ontario, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Colette on November 22nd, 1987 and his son Jimmy on August 2nd, 1993 and his father Jim on July 19th, 1998. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Majors Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PENNEY, Sophia
Corner Brook

Passed away peacefully at the John M. Gray Centre in St. Anthony on March 3, 2003, Sophia Penney (nee Gaulton) in her 83rd year. She was predeceased by parents George and Una Gaulton of Barrd Harbour, husband Arthur and daughter Palma. Leaving to mourn, sons: Oscar (Elaine) of Savage Cove, Sherman (Cheryl) of Cambridge, ON; daughter Pauline (Terry) of St. Anthony; grandchildren: Mark, Jared, Kerri, Penny, Janet, Lance, Tracy, Krista, George and Kimberly and two great-grandchildren: Alexis and Zachary. The funeral service will take place on Thursday 2:00 p.m. at St. Anthony United Church with Rev. John Maich officiating. The interment will take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook. Visitation took place at the Funeral Home on West St., St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, Funeral Director.

WISEMAN, Edward James
Corner Brook, NL
January 22, 1922 - March 5, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward J. Wiseman announce his peaceful passing on Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons: William, David (Kay) and Randell (Diane), all residing in Corner Brook, daughters: Cynthia (Harold) Whiteway, Corner Brook and Joy (Derek) Ralph, Fort McMurray, AB. Grandchildren; Rodney (Corrine), Sonya (Patrick), Shelly (Doug), Sherri (Steve), Colin, Kim (Rick), Michael, Nicole and Kelly. Great Grandchildren; Lucas, Danielle, Nathan and Abby. Brother: Ken (Joyce), Corner Brook; sisters: Mary White, Stephenville, Olive Stagg (Gordon), and Elizabeth Martin, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Sandra, Ruby and Rowena Wiseman, Frances Porter and May Thomas (Harold), as well as large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Annie Mildred Wiseman, August 2000; brothers: Max, Harold and Gordon, and daughter-in-law Elsie Wiseman. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Majors Larry and Velma Martin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca


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

DEATHS

PARSONS, John Edward
Woody Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Parsons announce his passing on Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 at his family residence at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 61 years Eudora (nee Noel); children: John (Susanna) Parsons, Woody Point, Marina Boone, Woody Point and Jacqueline (Derek) Burden, Lisle, ON; grandchildren: Craig (Jolie) Boone, Dwayne (Nicolle) Boone, Andrew Boone, Melanie (Robin) Parsons, Marcia (Michael) Parsons and Amy Burden, great-grandchildren Christian Boone; sisters-in-law: Gertie Bugden, Gertie Doucette, Marilla Parsons, Mary Parsons and Alice Parsons. As well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Josiah and Eva, grandson Stephen Burden, son-in-law Melvin Boone, sisters: Mabel, Maude and Rosetta, brothers: Eldon, Thomas and William. Visitation will take place from St. Andrew's United Church, Woody Point today from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, donations may be made to St. Andrew's United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca


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

DEATHS

KEAN, Elwin Wilmore
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elwin Kean announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 62 years, Genevieve, two sons: Wilmore and his wife Dianne and David and his wife Marion, two daughters: Marion and her husband Al Bert, and Jeanie and her husband Brian Pineo. Seven grandchildren: Mary Louise (Potesta), Edwin, Michael, Christopher, Stephanie (Kelly), Stephen and Shaun. Five great-grandchildren: Brandon (Potesta), Hilary and Hayley (Kean), Noah (Bert), Ryan (Kelly). Also to mourn is one sister Lucretia and her husband Owen Pear. Brother-in-law George Rose and his wife Pearl. Sisters-in-law: Winnifred and her husband Royce Frail, Bertha (Hall), Annie (Rose), as well as a large circle of very special nieces and nephews. Elwin was predeceased by his parents Job and Emma, a sister Dorcas (Hartery) and an infant brother Colin. The loss of Elwin Kean will leave a void in the hearts of a loving family and a wide circle of friends. Granting Elwin's wishes, the family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday, March 9, 2003 from 2-4 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 10th, at 2:00 p.m. at The Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, officiated by Captain Scott Rideout. As expressions of sympathy, donations greatly appreciated to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our web site www.fillatre.ca

PAFFORD, Sarah Florence
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Pafford announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 6th, 2003 in her 72nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Harold; three daughters: Sandra (Llew) Hounsell, Corner Brook, Sharon (Doug) Clements, Surrey, BC and Sheila (Bob) Wooley, Yellowknife, NT; two sons: Bill and Paul (Mona), Conception Bay South; nine grandchildren: Michael, Daniel and Adrienne Hounsell, Andrew and Sarah Clements, Travis and Roger Wooley, Raina and Peter Pafford; sisters: Catherine Young (Charlie), Louise Warren (Norman) and Annie Haymen (Hartley); brothers: George Warren (Irene) and Jacob Warren; sisters-in-law: Rose Pafford, Corner Brook, Hilda Lake (Bill), North Sydney and Edna Loder, Wabush, Lb.; special niece Annie Keeping, Ramea, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 9th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Hospital or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

O'BRIEN
Gladys and Eddie O'Brien are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jesse Edward on January 10, 2003 weighing 10 lb. 5½ oz. Proud grandparents are Barbara and Russell Barter of Burgeo and Valerie O'Brien of Curling.

PATEY - CALLAHAN
Debbie Callahan and Sawn Patey of Corner Brook are excited to announce the birth of their daughter - Shontal on December 20th, 2002, weighing 8 lb. 2 oz. Grandparents are Linda and Gary Callahan and Rita and Chess Patey, all of Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENTS

TAYLOR & OLIVIER
Ken and Mae Taylor of Stephenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Randy to Debbie, daughter of Robert and Clare Olivier of Whitby, Ontario. A September wedding is being planned.

CHRISTOPHER & BROCKWAY
Mr. & Mrs. Eric and Jeannette Christopher of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Leanne to Jason Brockway, son of Mr. & Mrs. Tom and Maureen Brockway of Halifax, formerly from Corner Brook. The engagement took place February 14, 2003. Wedding plans to be announced at a later date. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.


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

DEATHS

WALSH, Catherine
Rocky Harbour
April 21, 1915 - March 9, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Walsh announce her passing on Sunday, March 9th, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed by her son Walter of Rocky Harbour with whom she resided with, two daughters: Agnes (Don) Laing of Nova Scotia and Thelma (Wilson) Pond of Rocky Harbour, her special granddaughter Daphne and special grandson Keith. 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stephen on August 23, 1981, daughter Bride on June 4, 2000 and son James on April 15, 2001. Visitation will take place from St. Albans Anglican Church in Sally's Cove today, Monday and Tuesday where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Ollson officiating. Interment to follow in the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

WHITE, Geraldine
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Geraldine White announce her sudden passing at her family residence on Sunday, March 9th, 2003 at the age of 61. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her brother Edward of Halifax, sisters Alma (Frank) Marshall of Corner Brook, Mary (Bill) Walker of Springdale, Marjorie Crann and Marlene Fudge both of Corner Brook, also several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband James White, parents James and Mae Hunt and brother Melvin. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 11, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Parish with Father Camacho officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

WILTON, Ronald Forbes
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Wilton announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 9th, 2003 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his 5 daughters Barbara (Renee Companion), Donna (John) Wheeler both of Benoit's Cove, Mary (Guy Trottier) of Corner Brook, Shirley (Otis) Fowlow of Hall's Bay, and Allison Wilton of Bedford, NS; sons: Gordon (Brenda) of Bonavista and Robert (Doreen) of Corner Brook and step-son Charles Jesso of Lower Sackville; special friend Evelyn McLeod; grandchildren Jennifer, Nicole, Jonathan, Stefanie, Robert, Christopher, Samantha, Melissa, and Jenine; 3 great-grandchildren Brady, Julien and Cameron; brothers: Robert and Ralph; sisters Elizabeth, Patricia, Ann, Shelia, Judy, Pauline, Mary and Jean. Several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Irene, a son Eric, his parents Gordon and Maude Wilton and a sister Shirley. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road Monday March 10, 2003 and Tuesday March 11, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 12, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.
"He is gone before us to meet our dearly departed loved ones and he awaits our arrival"

PARSONS, Emily Nicole
August 9, 1999 - March 6, 2003

In loving memory of Emily Nicole Parsons who passed away Thursday, March 6, 2003. She will be deeply missed by her parents Judy and Dwayne. To friends and family - Emily went peacefully. She will be forever remembered by her laugh, her love and her fight for life. A funeral service will be held in Stephenville, Newfoundland with a memorial service to follow in Edmonton, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stollery Children's Hospital, 8440-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7. To send condolences, visit www.evergreenmemorial.com


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

DEATHS

SIMON, Anastasia
DeGrau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anastasia Simon announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, March 10, 2003 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Marlene Simon (Richard Rouzes) of DeGrau and her sister, Margaret (Reg) Cutler of St. George's, one granddaughter, Trinda Simon of DeGrau and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, William A. Simon, her son, Benjamin Simon, parents, Benjamin and Constance Muise, brother, Joseph Muise and sister, Theresa Muise. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George on Tuesday after 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


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

No obituaries in today's edition of the newspaper.


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

DEATHS

BENNETT, Ethel Winnifred
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Winnifred Bennett announce her passing on Wednesday, March 12th, 2003 at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook at the age of 88. She will be sadly missed by her son John Robinson (Janet), step son John Bennett (Margaret), Cormack; grandchildren: Michael Robinson (Sherry), Faith Robinson, Noel Robinson, Sheldon Robinson (Maxine), Vicki Earle (Gregory); great grandchildren: Janet and Shane Twyne, Shelley and Christopher Robinson; sisters: Mabel Abbott and Edna Peckford (Ronald), Kitchener, Ontario; brother Cyril Janes (Edna), Curling and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James Bennett in 1985. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 15th at 2:00 p.m. from The Pentecostal Church in Cox's Cove, Pastor Roy Hillier officiating. The interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the Pentecostal Church, Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JEFFERIES, Ross L.
It is with great sorrow that the family of the late Ross Jefferies wishes to inform you that on Sunday January 12, 2003 he passed away very peacefully in Peterborough, Ontario after a very short battle with liver cancer. Ross was born in Deer Lake, Newfoundland on April 1, 1941 to the late Dorcas and Arthur Jefferies. He was the loving husband of Louise Jefferies for 39 years. He was the devoted father of Lori, Peter and Leigh Ann Jefferies and the World's Greatest Papa to Sara Jefferies-McLean. Ross was "little brother" to Earl (Maryann) Jefferies, Merriam (the late Garfield) Stuckless, Merle (Duncan) Osbourne, Grace (the late Ward) Serrick, and Joan (the late Harry) O'Hare. He will be sadly missed by more family members than we can even list. As was his wishes, he was totally surrounded by his family when he gently passed on. He was cremated, and a very private family service was held on Saturday January 18, 2003.

O'GORMAN, Elizabeth (Bungay)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 11, 2003 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, age 80. Predeceased by her husband, Augustus in 1994, daughter Margaret in 1988 and brothers, Richard and Gerald. Leaving to mourn her daughter Mary (Robert Besaw), Gertrude (Robert Critch); sons: James (Priscilla), Edward (Brenda), William (Ann), Theodore (Jeannie), Thomas, Augustus Junior (Martina); sister Ethel Cochrane and brother John; twenty-six grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Friday March 14, 2003, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday March 15, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery West Bay.


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

DEATHS

HULAN, Clara Belle
Stephenville Crossing (Formerly of St. David's, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clara Belle Hulan announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at the age of 94 years. She leaves to mourn her three daughters: Maud (David) Chaffey, St. David's; Amy Lily and Adelia (Roy) Bridger, Stephenville; eleven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Simon Hulan, son Douglas Hulan, and parents Archibald and Catherine McEachren. The family will be receiving friends from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, St. David's, followed by the funeral service on Friday, March 14th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, St. David's. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


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

DEATHS

BLACKWOOD, Judy Rousseau (nee Sheppard)
Passed peacefully away at her residence on Friday, March 7, 2003, Judy Rousseau Blackwood, aged 46 years. Predeceased by her father Ross Sheppard and brother Arch Sheppard. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Paul Blackwood, daughter Jessica, son Zackary, stepdaughters Melissa and Amanda, mother Jean Sheppard Cramm, sisters Mary (Vince), Cindy Kawaja (Tony), Margaret Noseworthy (Albert), and Susan, brother John (Wendy), nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. A service to celebrate her life took place on Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Gower Street United Church. Donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.

O'GORMAN, Elizabeth (Bungay)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 11, 2003 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, age 80. Predeceased by her husband, Augustus in 1994, daughter Margaret in 1988 and brothers, Richard and Gerald. Leaving to mourn her daughter Mary (Robert Besaw), Gertrude (Robert Critch); sons: James (Priscilla), Edward (Brenda), William (Ann), Theodore (Jeannie), Thomas, Augustus Junior (Martina); sister Ethel Cochrane and brother John; twenty-six grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Friday March 14 2003, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday March 15, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in the R.C. Cemetery West Bay.

BIRTHS

CASSELL - WISEMAN
Congratulations to Wendy Cassell and Stephen Wiseman of Grand Prairie on the birth of their baby girl January 13, 2003 Abigail Brie-Ann, weighing 8 pounds. Proud grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Cassell (Pasadena) and Mr. & Mrs. George Wiseman (Springdale).

ENGAGEMENT

HOPKINS / FREAKE
Wayne and Linda Freake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Freake, to Jamey Hopkins, son of Kevin and Dorothy Hopkins of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The wedding will take place in the spring of 2004 in the Caribbean. The couple currently resides in Ottawa, where Lisa is an elementary teacher and Jamey is employed with Industry Canada. Love and best wishes from family and friends.


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

DEATHS

HOUNSELL, Bernice Thurma
Oct. 28th, 1941 - Mar. 15th, 2003

It is with great sadness and loss that the family of the late Bernice Thurma Hounsell announce her passing at her family residence at the age of 61 years. Remembered by her son Barry (Cathy) of Labrador City, son James of Brampton, Ontario, her daughter Jackie (Wayne) of Deer Lake, son Nicholas (Ada) of Brampton, Ontario, and daughter Marlene (Claude) of Deer Lake, her grandchildren: Scottie, Michael, Mark, Taylor, Dylan and Karlee, her sister Elaine (Eric) of Toronto, brother Harold of Toronto, sister Sandra (Selby) of Labrador City, sister Gertie (Jerry) of Port au Port, brother Jerry (Lola) of Brampton, Ontario, brother Danny (Tracey), brother Larry (Lisa) both of Deer Lake, sister Cindy (Rocklen) of Brampton, Ontario, sister Norma (Jim), sister Colleen (Monty) both of Deer Lake, and brother Brian (Mercedes) of Labrador City. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Eldred Hounsell, mother Frances Nichols and her twin brother Bernard Nichols and her sister Madeline Nichols. Visitation took place at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Sunday, March 16th, 2003. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Deer Lake, with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Nicholsville Road Cemetery, Nicholsville. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations made to a charity of one's choice would be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HAYDEN, Alice Augusta
Oct. 18th, 1917 - Mar. 15th, 2003

It is with great sadness and loss that the family of the late Alice Hayden announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn her loss and celebrate her life with fond and loving memories are six children: Jacqueline (George) Blake, Deer Lake, Rowena (Max) Park, P.E.I., Melina Short, Nova Scotia, Bob (Betty) Hayden, Deer Lake, Althea (Greg) Chaffey, ON, Debbie (Byron) Langford, Deer Lake with whom she resided for the past eighteen months, her grandchildren: Sylvia (Raymond) Theriault, Nova Scotia, Donna (Shawn) McKenna, Halifax, NS; Vera (friend Brian) Blake, Stanley (Beth) Blake, Halifax, NS, Joe (Tracey) Blake, B.C., Lori (Perry) McCarthy, NS, Kent Park and friend Angela, NS, Jeremy Park, P.E.I., Stephen (Kelly) Shorlin, London, ON, Aron (Brenda) Short, NS, Kelly Hayden, St. John's, Jason Hayden, St. John's, Eddy (Kim) Chaffey, ON, Jennifer (Lee) Stycuk, ON, Ronda Langford and friend Randy, Deer Lake, Richard Landford and friend Dinah, Deer Lake and Ryan Landford, Deer Lake. Also thirteen great-grandchildren, her sisters Bessie Critch, Deer Lake, Gertrude Stuckless, ON, also her brother George Wilton, Kippens, her sisters-in-law Nellie Wilton, Deer Lake, Cora Wilton, Wiltondale and Phoebe Bonnell, Pasadena, numerous nieces, nephews and family friends. She was predeceased by her husband John in 1995, and her parents Norman and Annie Wilton, her brothers Dan, Norman, Sandy, Max and Harold. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Wight's Road, Deer Lake. As an expression of sympathy, flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made to United Church accessible fund or the Palliative Care Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BARTLETT, Chesley Harold
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Bartlett announce his passing on Sunday, March 16th, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 95 years. Ches was an avid gardener, outdoorsman and story teller. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving wife of 67 years, Mary Belle, daughter Phyllis, Riverview, NB, sons: Melvyn (Sandra), Ford (Lydia), Corner Brook, and David (Rosemary) Lower Sackville, NS. Daughter-in-law Mona, St. John's, NL. 14 grandchildren: Yvonne, Judy, Mary, Anne, Samuel, Douglas, Julie, Janet, Suzanne, Lori, David, Gregory, Deborah and Josiah; 11 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Sister-in-law Edith, brothers: Cyril and Rex, sisters: Nina, Mabel and Margaret, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by son Dunning, sister Jane and brother George. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 19th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street, Pastor Calvin Andrews officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to The O'Connell 5th & 6th Bus Fund or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Allan C.
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away suddenly at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Allan Parsons, on Saturday, March 15th, 2003 in his 70th year. Predeceased by his parents Allan T. and Alice (Ryan) Parsons of Corner Brook and brother John (Jack). Leaving to mourn wife, Renee (nee Tilley); three sons, Blair, Todd and Stephen; sister, Katherine (Kitty); grandchildren, Christopher, Allan, Sydney, Clare and Sarah; as well as many other relatives and friends. His fun-loving spirit will be missed by all. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 18th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the local chapter of the S.P.C.A. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MURLEY, Rebecca (Rae) nee Collins
Passed away after a courageous battle with illness on March 15th, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, Rebecca (Rae) Murley (nee Collins) aged 62 years. Predeceased by loving parents Samuel and Rosie Collins, sisters, Mary Bartlett, Edith Shugarue and Queena Foley. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Clarence, sons, Todd (Donna) of Gander, and Chris (Barbara) of Gander, brother Newton (Betty) Collins of Scarborough, ON, grandchildren Jennifer and Michael Murley and a number of relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 17th, 2003 from St. Martin's Anglican Church, Gander with interment at All Saints Cemetery, Gander. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Murley's memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander.


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

DEATHS

HOUNSELL, Bernice Thurma
Oct. 28th, 1941 - Mar. 15th, 2003

It is with great sadness and loss that the family of the late Bernice Thurma Hounsell announce her passing at her family residence at the age of 61 years. Remembered by her son Barry (Cathy) of Labrador City, son James of Brampton, Ontario, her daughter Jackie (Wayne) of Deer Lake, son Nicholas (Ada) of Brampton, Ontario, and daughter Marlene (Claude) of Deer Lake, her father David Nichols of Deer Lake; her grandchildren: Scottie, Michael, Mark, Taylor, Dylan and Karlee, her sister Elaine (Eric) of Toronto, brother Harold of Toronto, sister Sandra (Selby) of Labrador City, sister Gertie (Jerry) of Port au Port, brother Jerry (Lola) of Brampton, Ontario, brother Danny (Tracey), brother Larry (Lisa) both of Deer Lake, sister Cindy (Rocklen) of Brampton, Ontario, sister Norma (Jim), sister Colleen (Monty) both of Deer Lake, and brother Brian (Mercedes) of Labrador City. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Eldred Hounsell, mother Frances Nichols and her twin brother Bernard Nichols and her sister Madeline Nichols. Visitation took place at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Sunday, March 16th, 2003. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Deer Lake, with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Nicholsville Road Cemetery, Nicholsville. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations made to a charity of one's choice would be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

FIELD, Robert John
Corner Brook, NL
March 10, 1932 - March 16, 2003

We cherish and celebrate the life and mourn the passing of Robert Field who passed away on Sunday, March 16th, 2003 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital with his loving family and friends at his side, at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of forty years, Bride (nee Kirby); daughters: Kimberley Field (Allan), grandchildren: Kylie and Devon of Dartmouth, NS; Sherry Hicks (Paul), grandson Robert of Corner Brook; son Robert (Crystal), granddaughter Sidney of Corner Brook; sisters: Millicent Taylor, Hanes City, Florida, Marjorie (Robert) Hendricks, St. John's, Audrey Dowden, St. John's; brother Eric (Betty), St. John's; sister-in-law Winnie Field, St. John's; mother-in-law Mary Ann Kirby, Lord's Cove, NL and a very large number of in laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and Gordon Field and brother Gordon Field, St. John's. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 19th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church on Main Street with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will take place at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Corner Brook Chapter. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


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

DEATHS

ARNOLD, Leona (nee Lynch)
Interfaith Home for Seniors Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Leona Arnold announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Tuesday, March 18th, 2003 at the age of 91 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her two sons: Thomas Jr. residing at Ontario and William residing at British Columbia; four daughters: Joan Power residing at Wabush, Labrador, Madonna Sinclair residing at Victoria, British Columbia, Brenda Hynes Arnold, Marion (Brent) Wiseman all residing at Corner Brook; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; two sisters: Carmella Skeard of Port aux Basques and Angela Mitchell (Reg) of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Thomas (1989). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Wednesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral on Mt. Bernard Ave., Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. The interment will take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses Adult Day Care Centre. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


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

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


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

DEATHS

LEGGE, George Brown
Deer Lake Manor (Formerly of Howley)
December 15,th 1915 - March 20th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Brown Legge announce his passing on Thursday, March 20th, 2003 at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; two sons: Roy (Jan) of Calgary, Alberta and Brian (Suzanne) of Pasadena, NL; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren. Also a number of nieces, nephews and friends. Also his special friend Mable Perterson of Pasadena. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Francis (nee Feltham), his parents Clemet and Elizabeth Legge, his three sisters: Matilda, Mary and Leona, his three brothers: Leslie, Stanley and Fredrick. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL on Friday March 21st 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Also on Saturday March 22nd 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Ascension in Howley. Where also the funeral service will take place from on Saturday March 22nd 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter officiating with the interment to follow at family plot of church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HANCOCK, Jennie (nee Lind)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, March 19, 2003 Jennie Hancock at the age of 85. She will be sadly missed by her sister Marguerite Taylor of Grand Falls; nieces: Bonnie and David Candow, Ontario, Betty and John Seaborn, New Brunswick, Jean and David Kelly, Mt. Pearl, Derrice and Robert Pieroway, Nova Scotia; nephews: Guy and Tina Clarke, Corner Brook, Robert Ford, Ontario and Sidney Ford, Ontario; special friend Jean Snow, Grand Falls. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Hancock, April 6, 2000, parents James and Fannie Lind. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive, Corner Brook, Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. A reception will be held at St. Michael's and all Angels Church Hall after the interment service, all are welcome to attend. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to St. Michael's and All Angels Church or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


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

DEATHS

HANCOCK, Jennie (nee Lind)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, March 19, 2003 Jennie Hancock at the age of 85. She will be sadly missed by her sister Marguerite Taylor of Grand Falls; nieces: Bonnie and David Candow, Ontario, Betty and John Seaborn, New Brunswick, Jean and David Kelly, Mt. Pearl, Derrice and Robert Pieroway, Nova Scotia; nephews: Guy and Tina Clarke, Corner Brook, Robert Ford, Ontario and Sidney Ford, Ontario; special friend Jean Snow, Grand Falls. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Hancock, April 6, 2000, parents James and Fannie Lind, brothers Ernest and Harry Lind. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive, Corner Brook, Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. A reception will be held at St. Michael's and All Angels Church Hall after the interment service, all are welcome to attend. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to St. Michael's and All Angels Church or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

SIMMONDS, Alice (nee Young)
Glenburnie, NL
May 20th, 1911 - March 21st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Simmonds (nee Young) announce her passing on Friday March 21st, 2003 at the Palliative Care Unit Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 92nd year. She will be sadly missed by her four children: Vera (Jack) Raike of Birchy Head, John (Marilyn) Simmonds of Orangeville, Ontario, Pauline (Brian) Kennett of Bob Cagyon, Ontario and Audrey (James) McVeigh of Gormley, Ontario; seven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; her brother Walter Young of Glenburnie. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church at Birchy Head Saturday evening March 22nd 2003. Where also funeral services will take place on Sunday March 23rd 2003 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Johnathon Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SHEA, Emily Patricia
February 18 - March 20, 2003

Passed peacefully away in the arms of her loving family, Emily Patricia Shea. Left with loving and precious memories are her parents, Dale and Don, sister, Sarah, grandparents, Sarah Attwood (Norris Arm), Tom and Anita Shea (Stephenville Crossing) and great-grandmother, Mary Nugent (Kelligrews). In her short little life she touched the lives of her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She is predeceased by her grandfather, James Attwood. Funeral Mass will take place at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday, March 22, 2003 at 2:00 p.m.
"May God Hold You In The Palm Of His Hand"

HILLIER, Lewis G.
Norris Point, NL
December 3rd, 1927 - March 21st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lewis G. Hillier announce his passing on Friday March 21st, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Lucy (nee Hiscock); one daughter Lisa (Frank) Kennedy of Stephenville; five sons: Clarrie (Diane) Hiscock, Bernie (Cynthia) Hiscock both of Labrador City, Leslie (Colleen) Hiscock of Milton, Ontario, Randy (Cyrilla) Hillier of Labrador City and Bill Hillier and Nancy Ellsworth of Norris Point; 11 grandchildren: Jordan, Jamie, Corey, Charlene, Colin, Erica, Heather, Jennifer, Brandon, Mark and Jay; his sister Marion (Mark) Noseworthy of Spaniards Bay; two brothers: Gerald Hillier of Fortune and Charlie Hillier of St. John's; his sister-in-law Muriel Shears of Rocky Harbour; his brother-in-law Calvin (Daphine) Young of Rocky Harbour. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Church of the Good Shepherd at Norris Point today, Saturday March 22nd 2003. Where also funeral services will take place on Sunday March 23rd 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the United Church Cemetery in Norris Point. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BIRTHS

OSMOND
Darren and Tina (Rose) Osmond are pleased to announce the birth of their son Lucas Darren on Jan. 31, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Clarence and Madelina Osmond & George and Blanche Rose.

RYLAND
Tywna & Kerry Ryland along with their son & big brother Cory of Massey Drive are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl January 16, 2003, Magan Ryland, weighing 6 lb. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Eldon Earle (Flowers Cove) and Mr. & Mrs. Norman Ryland (Lance au Loup, Lab.)


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

DEATHS

GARLAND, Olive Elaine
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Garland announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 23rd, 2003 at the age of 46 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Boyd Garland of Summerside, her father, Cecil Garland of Hughes Brook. Two sisters: Gloria Loder (Jerry) of Summerside, and Patricia Davis of Hughes Brook. Nephews: Jeremy Loder, Summerside, Jared David, Hughes Brook and niece Heather Davis of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by a number of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her mother, Charity Garland. Visitation will take place at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside commencing Monday at 2 p.m. followed by the funeral service Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ken Abbott officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, Phone: 634-2500.

FREAKE, Gwendolyn Alma
Interfaith Home For Seniors Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gwendolyn Freake announce her passing at the W.M.R. Hospital on Sunday, March 23rd, 2003 at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn her sister-in-law: Sadie Freake of Corner Brook. Nephew: Douglas Freake of Toronto, niece: Margaret Robbins of Toronto, great nephew: Philip Morris of Toronto and special friend: Carmel Brake of Corner Brook. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday during the hours of 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday during the hours of 10-12 noon. The Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Adams officiating. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Adams officiating. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, Phone: 634-2500.

CAMPBELL, Jean Emma
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Campbell announce her passing at The Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 23rd, 2003 at the age of 74 years. 6 daughters: Joan Bowie of Scotland, Marilyn Gabriel, Brenda (Kevin) Power, Diane McKay (Joseph Bennett) all of Corner Brook, Audrey Curtis (Peter) of Benoit's Cove, Terri Lynn Pottle (Byron) of Lark Harbour. 3 sons: David, Douglas, and Glen all residing at Ontario. 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. 2 sisters: Margaret Cullen of Ont., and Marion Lyver (Walter) of Corner Brook. 4 brothers: Fredie of Stephenville Crossing, James (Elizabeth), Leonard (Betty) and Thomas (Jean), of Corner Brook. 2 brothers-in-law: Charles Webb (Ruby) and Pius Webb of Corner Brook. Sister-in-law: Barbara Moores of Edmonton. She will also be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Ignatuis (Dick) Webb, 1974. Parents: Peter and Amelia, sisters: Ella Gough, Anita Kendell, Alice Pennell, Josephine Hawkins. brothers: Peter Joe, Austin and Peter. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday followed by the funeral service on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Cremation to follow. Flowers or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Palliative Care of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, Phone: 634-2500.


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

DEATHS

CAMPBELL, Jean Emma
Corner Brook, NL

Funeral Services for the late Jean Campbell will take place from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Ave., Wednesday March 26th, 2003 at 10:30 a.m.

WHEELER, Rodger Joseph
Ship Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rodger Wheeler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Saturday, March 22, 2003 at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Margaret and two sons: Mark (Jennifer) in Ontario, Roy in Halifax and two sisters: Kathleen Rowe, Alice Rowe both in Ship Cove. He also leaves to mourn his step-children: Mary (Jerry) Power, Alphonsus (Marlene) Bungay, Lucy Nason, Cathy-Ann (Gerald) Bungay, Rosalind (Gerard) Bungay and Elias (Barb) Bungay along with eighteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Roddy Wheeler and by his step-son, Anthony Bungay. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday from Our Lady of Fatima church in Piccadilly. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ship Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

PAYNE, Betty Jean
Glenburnie, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Betty Payne announce her passing on Friday, March 21st, 2003 at her family residence in Glenburnie at the age of 67 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Leonard; children: David (Natasha), Toronto, Sean (Betty), Glenburnie, Sherry (Wayne), Fort Nelson, BC, Dale (Clarence), Fort St. John, BC and Bob, Fort Nelson, BC; grandchildren: Candia, Meaghan, Mallory, Kenneth, William and Stacey; brother David (Rose), Triton; sisters: Rita (Leslie), Windsor-Grand Falls, Eva (Wallace), USA, Helen (Richard), England, Beatrice (Doug), Point Leamington, Darlene (Davis), Corner Brook, Minnie (Stead), Springdale, Maxine (Willie), Open Hall, Rose, Seal Cove and June (Donnie) Brampton, ON; sisters-in-law: Eliza (Dick), Stephenville and Annie (Raymond), Coxs Cove; brothers-in-law: Phillip Payne, Coxs Cove, Gordon Joyce, Meadows and Ronald Sheppard, Lark Harbour; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Allan and Mabel Rice, sister Hilda and brother Stephen. Visitation took place from the Church of the Resurrection in Birchy Head from where the funeral service will be held today at 2:00 p.m. with Father Jonathan Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Church Woman. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

SCOTT, Elizabeth Mary (nee Chaytor)
Petawawa, Ontario

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Scott announce her passing on Friday, March 21st, 2003 at the age of 51 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her husband Ronald, Petawawa, ON; daughter Sherry Lynn (Kevin) MacDonald, Petawawa, ON; step-sons: Brian (Helen) Scott, Steven (Paula) Scott, grandson Tyler William MacDonald; four step-grandchildren: Selena, Kala, Kody and Amanda; parents Cyril and Mildred Chaytor, Halfway Point; sisters: Mona Brash, Petawawa, ON, Josephine Chaytor, St. John's; brothers: Greg (Veronica) Chaytor, Halfway Point, Monty (Mary) Chaytor, Halfway Point, Aiden (Karen) Chaytor, Halfway Point, little buddy Sandra Hackett, Benoit's Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Everett Chaytor (November 13, 1995). Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 27th, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. A Celebration Mass will be held for Elizabeth Mary Scott on Sunday, April 13th, at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Petawawa, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook.

LOVELESS, Earl G.
16 Reids Lane, Deer Lake, NL
November 26th 1928 - March 21st 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Earl G. Loveless announce his passing on Friday March 21st 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 76th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife of 49 years Janet (nee Chynn); his six children: Rodrick (Patti) of Edmonton, Jerry (Barbra) of Fort McMurray, Lisa (Don) Hewitt of Fort McMurray, Tony (Wanda) of Fort McMurray, Danks (Wanda) of Winnipeg and Angela (Bryant) Caines of Fort McMurray; 11 grandchildren: Dinah, David, Blake, Luke, Carla, Wade, Danniell, Vicki, Justin, Gordon and Jamie; his one great grandchild Kyle; his sisters and brothers: Margret (Allen) Rideout, Clyde (Dorothy) Late, Dulcie (Garfield) Loveless, Wallace (Gertie), Hilda (Clayton) Loveless, Mary (Lorne) Winsor, Helen (Albert) Langdon, Norman (Marion) all of Seal Cove, NL. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL on Monday March 24th 2003 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and also on Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday March 25th 2003 from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery, Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


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

DEATHS

MURRIN, Wade Conroy
Cambridge, Ontario
Formerly of Cox's Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wade Conroy Murrin announce his passing at Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday March 20th, 2003 in his 33rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his family: mother Shirley Murrin of Irishtown; five sisters: Norma Hunt (Lorne), Darlene Gillingham (Reg), Marlene Galway (Terry) and Nicole Murrin and friend Scott all of Cambridge, Ontario, Nova-Lee Harding of Brantford, Ontario; four brothers: Rick (Mary), Lance both of Irishtown, Darren (Kim) of Kitchener, Ontario and Lorne of Cambridge, Ontario. Wade was predeceased by his father Mathias Murrin in 1994 and his brother Perry in 1966. Visitation will take place this morning from the hours of 10-12 noon from St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove from where funeral services will take place today Wednesday March 25th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Arch Bishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to take place at the Anglican Cemetery, Cox's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, ph # 634-2500.


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

DEATHS

GILLIS, Anne M.
Passed peacefully away at her residence in St. John's, Newfoundland, on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at the age of 92 years, in the presence of her sister, Josephine, Anne M. Gillis of Codroy, Newfoundland. Predeceased by her parents: Mary Catherine and John Gillis of Codroy; her brothers: Gerald, Edward and Joseph; her sisters: Muriel (Sandy - deceased) Gillis, Elizabeth (Martin - deceased) Flynn, Sister M. Cyrilla (nee Kathleen Gillis) and Clara Gillis; Leaving to mourn: her sisters: Josephine Gillis, with whom she resided, Emaline (Leo - deceased) Ryan, Veronica (Edward) Berringer of Montreal and Theresa (Maurice - deceased) Bond of Montreal; her brother John Gillis of Stephenville; sister-in-law Bernice Gillis of Codroy; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral to take place in the Codroy Valley. Resting at St. Anne's Church Thursday evening and Friday. Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 29th, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Anne's Church. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Codroy Valley. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.


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

DEATHS

HYNES, Margaret (nee Payne)
Cow Head, NL
September 17th, 1940 - March 25th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Hynes announce her passing on Tuesday March 25th, 2003 at the University Hospital, in London, Ontario in her 62nd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Norman; her three sons: Victor (Karen) of Rocky Harbour, Todd (Gail) and Tad both of Cow Head; her two daughters: Jackie (Norm) Payne of Fort McMurray and Paula Hynes and Rod Combdon of Cow Head; her ten grandchildren: Gina, Kent, Gregory, Jane, Samantha, Jeffery, Randy, Marlynn, Zachary and Jessea; her two sisters: Sadie (Jim) Humber of Norris Point and Christine (Gerald) Thistle of Cow Head; her two brothers: Joe (Annie) of Cow Head and Willis (Elaine) of Brampton, Ontario. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head, NL on Thursday March 27th, 2003, from 7-9 p.m. and also on Friday morning March 28th, 2003, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon where also the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place from on Friday March 28th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cow Head. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GILLIS, Anne M.
Passed peacefully away at her residence in St. John's, Newfoundland, on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at the age of 92 years, in the presence of her sister, Josephine, Anne M. Gillis of Codroy, Newfoundland. Predeceased by her parents: Mary Catherine and John Gillis of Codroy; her brothers: Gerald, Edward and Joseph; her sisters: Muriel (Sandy - deceased) Gillis, Elizabeth (Martin - deceased) Flynn, Sister M. Cyrilla (nee Kathleen Gillis) and Clara Gillis; Leaving to mourn: her sisters: Josephine Gillis, with whom she resided, Emaline (Leo - deceased) Ryan, Veronica (Edward) Berringer of Montreal and Theresa (Maurice - deceased) Bond of Montreal; her brother John Gillis of Stephenville; sister-in-law Bernice Gillis of Codroy; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral to take place in the Codroy Valley. Resting at St. Anne's Church on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 29th, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Anne's Church. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Codroy Valley. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.


Saturday, March 29, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SHEAVES, Francis (Frank) Raymond
Corner Brook, NL
March 10, 1943 - March 27, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank (Butch) Sheaves announce his passing on Thursday, March 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with many precious and loving memories, his wife of 38 years, Sylvia (nee Park); his children: Twila Warwarick (Tim), Edmonton, AB, Treena (Glenn Dawe), Prince George, BC, and Scott (Krista Elms), Stellarton, NS; his mother, Madeline Sheaves, Waverly, NS, sister; Dianne Smith (Randy), Waverly, NS and brother Jeff Sheaves, Corner Brook; granddaughter Kennedy Warwarick and grandson Chase Dawe; mother-in-law Emily Park, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Leona Piercey (Dawe), Bedford, NS, Linda Coish (Elwin), Stephenville, Jeanette Noseworthy (Greg) and Carolann Snooks (Herb), Corner Brook; brothers-in-law, Tom Park (Patricia), Fort McMurray, AB, Gary Park (Pauline) and John Park (Bernadette), Corner Brook; aunts Vera Murphy (Tom) and Susan Fudge, Corner Brook; twenty nine nieces and nephews, cousins; and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his father Frank, 1996, his brother Bill, 1990, sister Linda, 2000, granddaughter Jersey Rae Dawe, 2002 and his sister-in-law Verna Stratton, 1989. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 30th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Charity of one's choice. The Family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our web site www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

KING
Gerard & Kelly are delighted to announce the birth of Rosalina Jolie, their beautiful daughter, who arrived December 7, 2002. Proud grandparents are Ken & Madonna King of Pasadena and Thelma and Joe Lynch of Corner Brook.

WELSHMAN
Rodney and Paula Welshman are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Emma Grace on February 18, 2003, weighing 7 lb. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Frank and Imelda Welshman, Wade and Ivy Sheppard.

GIDGE
Vera and Roger Sheppard of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Danielle Jennifer Gidge, born December 26, 2002, weighing 6 lb. 6 oz. Danielle is the daughter of Cindy and Vardy Gidge and granddaughter of Marilyn and Ross Gidge of Gander

ENGAGEMENT

MAJOR & FEHRMAN
Marie & Wilson Major of Deer Lake are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Terra to Stuart, son of Beth Sweet of Barrie, Ontario. The engagement took place March 8, 2003 in Gravenhurst, Ontario where Terra currently resides. A 2004 wedding is planned.

LODER & CHRISTOPHER
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Loder of Summerside are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Stacy-Lynn to Frederick, son of Mr. & Mrs. William Christopher on December 28, 2002. A 2005 wedding is to be planned.

WEDDING

QUEHE & HOLWELL
The families of Sandra Quehe and Randy Holwell are pleased to announce their marriage that took place on Feb. 7, 2003 at the Anglican Church in Meadows with Rev. Kenneth Abbott officiating. The reception took place at Meadows Community Hall. The bridal party were: maid of honor Lori Burton, bridesmaid Heather Burton and jr. bridesmaid Randine Holwell, best man Carl Pike, groomsman Robert Pottle, jr. groomsman Chestley Pottle, ringbearer Shane Holwell, fathergiver Gary Quehe. Randy and Sandra would like to take this opportunity to thank their family and friends for making this a day that they will remember and cherish for the rest of their lives. The happy couple reside in Meadows, NL. They plan on taking a belated honeymoon in the early spring.


Monday, March 31, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

VINCENT, Betty
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness the family of the late Betty Vincent announce her passing at The Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at the age of 59. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Wilson, son Tyler (Jennifer) all of Corner Brook, and a daughter Trina of New Brunswick. Brothers Roy (Linda) of St. Phillip's, Ted (Patsy) of Twillingate, and Darryl (Fern) of Corner Brook. Sister Joan of Corner Brook. Her Aunt Sylvia of Twillingate. Brothers-in-law Walter (Helen) of Corner Brook, Cecil (Linda) of Cornwall, Ontario, and Paul (Jenny) of Mapleridge, B.C. Sisters-in-law Trixena (Wilburn) of St. John's, and Dorothy (Gary) of Corner Brook. Several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Maxwell and Mary Ellen Roberts, and a brother-in-law Cavin. Funeral services will take place today at 2:00 p.m. from Oakland United Church with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

ANDERSON, Roy Arthur
Meadows, NL

Passed away peacefully, March 28th, 2003, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Roy Anderson in his 93rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; three sons: Edward (Loretta), Clarence (Kay), Meadows, David, Ontario; three daughters: Effie Oliver, Judy Foote (Clifford), Mississauga, ON, and Lorena Blanchard (Elwood), Meadows; 17 grandchildren; one sister-in-law Adgie Anderson, Meadows, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mildred on June 20th, 1997, parents John and Annabella, three brothers William, Lloyd and Daniel, two sisters Effie and Lena. Friends visited Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows on Saturday evening and Sunday from where the Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 31st, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Ken Abbott officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HAINES, Raymond
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Haines announce his passing on Saturday, March 29th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital with his family at his side. He was 76 years of age. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Cora (Prudie) nee Chaulk. Six children: Linda (Gerard) Peters, Hunter River PEI, Glenn (Lona) Labrador City, Ivy (Claude) Cullihall, Fort McMurray, AB, Marlane (Fiancee Ed Pitre), Toronto, Ont., Christine (Charlie) Harding and Lori (Wayne) Feltham both of Deer Lake. 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Sisters: Meta Moss, Toronto, Ont. and Clarice (Boyd) Pye, Jamestown. Brothers Frank (Jean) Dartmouth, NS. sisters-in-law: Etta (Bernie) Meisner, North Battleford, Sask., Ella (Frank) St. George, Eva Haines, Muriel Chaulk-Cole and Shirley Chaulk all of Deer Lake. Brothers-in-law: Bramwell (Mary Lou), Bonne Bay Pond and Woodrow (Peggy), Deer Lake. Aunt Cedella Warren, Pasadena and very special friends Ron and Brenda Pye. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Alfreda, sisters Violet and Linda, brother Albert, great-grandchild Kerry and son-in-law Gary Hampton. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 1st at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake with Majors Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Parkinsons or to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

SHEAVES, Francis (Frank) Raymond
Corner Brook, NL
March 10, 1943 - March 27, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank (Butch) Sheaves announce his passing on Thursday, March 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with many precious and loving memories, his wife of 38 years, Sylvia (nee Park); his children: Twila Warwarick (Tim), Edmonton, AB, Treena (Glenn Dawe), Prince George, BC, and Scott (Krista Elms), Stellarton, NS; his mother, Madeline Sheaves, Waverly, NS, sister; Dianne Smith (Randy), Waverly, NS, and brother Jeff Sheaves, Corner Brook; granddaughter Kennedy Warwarick and grandson Chase Dawe; mother-in-law Emily Park, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Leona Piercey (Dave), Bedford, NS, Linda Coish (Elwin), Stephenville, Jeanette Noseworthy (Greg) and Carolann Snooks (Herb), Corner Brook; brothers-in-law, Tom Park (Patricia), Fort McMurray, AB, Gary Park (Pauline) and John Park (Bernadette), Corner Brook; aunts Vera Murphy (Tom) and Susan Fudge, Corner Brook; twenty nine nieces and nephews, cousins; and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his father Frank, 1996, his brother Bill, 1990, sister Linda, 2000, granddaughter Jersey Rae Dawe, 2002 and his sister-in-law, Verna Stratton, 1989. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 30th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Charity of one's choice. The Family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our web site www.fillatre.ca

WALBOURNE, Donald
Newville
Formerly of Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Walbourne announce his passing at his family residence on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at the age of 73. He will be sadly missed by his 5 sisters Ruth (George) Swyers, Daisy Pond, Winnie Jennings all of Corner Brook, Marion (John) Butt of Carbonear, and Florence (Ron) Stratton of Milton, Ontario. One brother Samuel (Ruth) of Corner Brook and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Sarah Walbourne, brothers Frank, Bramwell, and Archibald, and a sister Georgina. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Andrews officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 country Road, 634-2500.

HICKEY, Myra Ellen
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myra Hickey announce her sudden passing on Sunday, March 30th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Avellina Park, Scarborough, ON, Denese (Larry) McCarthy, Benoit's Cove, Marty (Jenny), Corner Brook, and Monty, Benoit's Cove; four grandchildren: Avellina, Lawrence, Danielle and Cari Martine; mother Mrs. Laura Park, Benoit's Cove; brothers and sisters: Luella (Mike) Sheehan, Alex Park (Verna), Marina (Kevin) Hackett, Jean Hynes (Cliff), Joy Park (Dave), Angus Park and Todd Park (Della), as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many special friends. She was predeceased by husband Martin, September 4th, 1980, father Angus Park and sister Mary O'Connell. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 2nd, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. Rev. Evelyn Piercey officiating. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

MARTIN, Edward
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Martin announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, March 28, 2003 at the age of 57 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Patsy and his step-children, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and a circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Sunday, March 30th from 7-9 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral Service will take place today, March 31, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Seal Cove.

 

 

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