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The Western Star Newspaper
March 2004

 

Monday, March 1, 2004, edition of The Western Star

50th ANNIVERSARY

ROWSELL
Ben and Mary Rowsell
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on March 1, 1954, at First United Church in Corner Brook. Greetings from their five children, Judy, Derrick, Linda, Keith and Cathy, 10 grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. An open house will be held today at their home, 86 Caribou Rd., friends and family are invited to drop by.


Tuesday, March 2, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

SHINER, Gwen Ada (nee Campbell)
Deer Lake
June 14th, 1932 - March 1st, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gwen Ada Shiner announce her sudden but peaceful passing on Monday, March 1st, 2004 at her family residence in her 72nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her husband John; her children: Ken Hanna (Cathy) of Vancouver, BC, Diane Goulding (John) of Oshawa, Ontario, Terry Hanna (Sandy) of Naniamo, BC, Crystal Mooney (Bart) of St. Catherine's, Ontario; her grandchildren: Bruce, Jillian, Ryan, Heather, Tricia, Beth, Ian, and Jay; her brothers: Scott Campbell, Roy Campbell, Ken Campbell Jr.; her sisters: Hazel Manuel, Molly Nichols, Daisy Laramore, Renee Caines and Shirley Luther. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Kenneth and Ada Campbell; brothers Jack and Murray Campbell, and her sister Betty Spence on February 19th, 2004. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, March 3, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HAWKINS, Patricia Catherine (Barter)
35 Oregon Drive, Apartment # 3, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patricia Catherine (Barter) Hawkins announce her passing at her residence on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at the age of 56 years. She will be sadly missed by her common-law husband, Cecil Young and three sons: Bobby Bennett of Gagetown, New Brunswick, Dale Bennett, Darren Bennett, both of Stephenville and one daughter, Alexandria Bennett of Brampton, Ontario. She will also be sadly missed by her three brothers and three sisters, seven grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, March 5th at 10:00 A.M. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Interment will take place in the Spring.

CAINES, Georgina
Portland Creek
Aug. 20th, 1932 - Feb. 29th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Georgina Caines announce her passing on Sunday, February 29th, 2004 at her family residence in her 71st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Edward; her children: Sandy (Bernice), Brenda (Karl), Emma (Lloyd), Shirley (Larry), Ernie, Gary (Cindy), Eric (Wanda), Anthony (Bridgette), Susan (Jason), Joe (Cindy), and Valma (Paul); 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; one sister Evelyn (Gordon); and her sister-in-law Debbie. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband John R. Keeping, parents George and Emma Blangdon, sister Mahala Lace, brother Ernie Blangdon and her grandson Robert Haines. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Portland Creek today, Wednesday, where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PYNN, Melvin Douglas
South Brook, Pasadena
January 6, 1932 - March 1, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Pynn announce his passing on Monday, March 1, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 72 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Rita; children: Peggy (Wayne) Welsh of Corner Brook, Graham (Alicia Marche), Kevin (Florence), Joyce (Len Lee) all of Goose Bay; grandchildren: Michael, Brian and Gina Welsh, Bradley Woodward, Kevin Jr., Haley-Len Lee and great granddaughter Victoria Martin; brother Baxter (Janie) of St. Anthony, sisters: Doris (Alwyn) and Joyce (Art) Pike of St. John's. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Hilda Pynn; brothers: Wesley and Wilfred; and sisters: Violet, Ollie, Sybil, Phoebe and Dora. Visitation will be held at St. David's Anglican Church, Pasadena today from 2-4 and 8-10 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Dalley officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Pasadena. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

CAHILL, Gertrude
1916 - 2004

The family of Gertrude M. (Carew) Cahill announces her passing at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, March 1, 2004. Aged 87. Predeceased by husband Martin Cahill, Bell Island, daughter Delores, parents Johanna & Arthur Carew, Cape Broyle, brothers: Henry, Austin, Jimmy, Louis and sisters: Margaret Power, Mary Stanford, Lena Youden and Clara Carew. Leaving to mourn six daughters: Regina (Larry) Warren, Corner Brook and special grandchild Laurina; Judy (Eugene) Melay, St. John's and grandchildren Glenn, Paula, Shelley; Catherine Jackman, Kitchener, Ont. and grandchildren Johnny, Stephen, Regina; Marie Hibbs, St. John's and grandchild Deanna; Theresa (Frank) Edwards, Burin and grandchildren Maura, Jeremy, Damien, Annette, Mark, Dolores, Erin; Josephine (Peter) Murphy, Sarnia, Ontario and grandchildren Peter Jr., Wendy, Dwayne, Christopher, Clairerista; one son, Francis (Sheila) Cahill, Ft. McMurray, Alberta and grandchildren Francis Jr., Jason; one brother Victor (Annie) Carew, 3 great-grandchildren. As requested her body has been donated to medical science. Memorial Mass to be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 5 PM, followed by a reception. Warm thanks are extended to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, doctors, nurses, caregivers and pastoral care workers St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Special thanks to Father James Doody.

RENDELL, Lillian Beatrice
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Beatrice Rendell (affectionately known as, "Lillie B" by her late husband, Louis) announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at the age of 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Walter (Connie) Rendell of Langley, British Columbia, her daughter, Mildred (Henry) Wilson Jr. of Grosse Pointe, Michigan and her brother, William (Myrtle) Coombs of Halifax, Nova Scotia, her sister, Ann Strickland of Halifax, Nova Scotia, sister-in-law Mabel (the late Walter Martin) of Port aux Basques, special niece, Laura (Herman) Wilkens of Corner Brook and three grandchildren: Suzanne (Rodney) Goin, Sean Rendell, Christopher Rendell and three step grandchildren: Tom, Shannon, Skye and one great-grandson, Maxwell and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, March 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with Rev. Hubert Coombs officiating with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

PARSONS, Violet E.
McIvers, NL
1924 - 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Parsons announce her passing on Monday, March 1st, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 79. She will be sadly missed by her children: Arthur (Verna), McIvers, Russell (Barbara), Scarborough, ON, Thelma Hedderson (Alonzo), Griquet, Grace Parsons, Toronto, Eunice Evoy (Rex), Vancouver, Godfrey (Faye), Griquet; eleven grandchildren: Jonathon, Jason, Tanya, Jamie, Tammy, Todd, Pansy, John, Patrick, Joy and Jennifer, great grandchildren: Susie, Adrian, Samantha, Tanner, Carlee, Jeanna; sister Rita Lawrence, brother Rodney Blanchard (Mona); sons-in-law: Fred Beales and Ron Weindruch, daughter-in-law Phyllis Morgan; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Roland Parsons, June 1997, daughters Ruby Beales and Joy Weindruch, son Oliver, grandson Douglas, brothers: Lawrence and Herbert, sisters: Dulcie and Phoebe. The family will be receiving friends at the Epiphany Anglican Church in McIvers on Wednesday, followed by the funeral service Thursday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. With the interment at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Epiphany Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Homes Ltd.

EARLE, Clyde Nelson
Woody Point
July 3rd, 1948 - March 1st, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Nelson Earle announce his passing on Monday, March 1st, 2004 at his family residence in his 55th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Elaine (nee Brake). Two daughters Crystle (Terry Young) of Woody Point and Amanda (Paul Martin) of Woody Point. Four grandchildren Joey, Kyle, Joshua and Jamie, one brother Freeman (Phyllis) of Seal Cove. Four sisters, Audrey Patey (fiancÚ Weldon Decker) of St. Anthony, Gaye (Reg Elliott) of Port au Ville, Jean Wells of Brampton, Ontario, and Yvonne (Wilfred Parsons) of Ontario. One brother-in-law Jim Parsons of Seal Cove, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Cecily Earle, brothers Bruce Earle and Ralph Earle, sisters Fern Parsons, Faye Earle and brother-in-law Ron Patey. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Woody Point today, Wednesday and Thursday where also funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Capts. Brandi and Dwayne LeDrew officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

50th ANNIVERSARY

PARK
Jim and Mary Park
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married at Sacred Heart Church in Curling on March 3, 1954. Love and best wishes from their children - Don, Jim, Mary, Chris, Brian - and their families.


Thursday, March 4, 2004, edition of The Western Star

CAHILL, Gertrude
1916 - 2004

The family of Gertrude M. (Carew) Cahill announces her passing at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, March 1, 2004. Aged 87. Predeceased by husband Martin Cahill, Bell Island, daughter Delores, parents Johanna & Arthur Carew, Cape Broyle, brothers: Henry, Austin, Jimmy, Louis and sisters: Margaret Power, Mary Stanford, Lena Youden and Clara Carew. Leaving to mourn six daughters: Regina (Larry) Warren, Corner Brook and special grandchild Laurina; Judy (Eugene) Melay, St. John's and grandchildren Glenn, Paula, Shelley; Catherine Jackman, Kitchener, Ont. and grandchildren Johnny, Stephen, Regina; Marie Hibbs, St. John's and grandchild Deanna; Theresa (Frank) Edwards, Burin and grandchildren Maura, Jeremy, Damien, Annette, Mark, Dolores, Erin; Josephine (Peter) Murphy, Sarnia, Ontario and grandchildren Peter Jr., Wendy, Dwayne, Christopher, Clairerista; one son, Francis (Sheila) Cahill, Ft. McMurray, Alberta and grandchildren Francis Jr., Jason; one brother Victor (Annie) Carew, 3 great-grandchildren. As requested her body has been donated to medical science. Memorial Mass to be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Patrick Street on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 5 PM, followed by a reception. Warm thanks are extended to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, doctors, nurses, caregivers and pastoral care workers St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Special thanks to Father James Doody.

RENDELL, Lillian Beatrice
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Beatrice Rendell (affectionately known as, "Lillie B" by her late husband, Louis) announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at the age of 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Walter (Connie) Rendell of Langley, British Columbia, her daughter, Mildred (Henry) Wilson Jr. of Grosse Pointe, Michigan and her brother, William (Myrtle) Coombs of Halifax, Nova Scotia, her sister, Ann Strickland of Halifax, Nova Scotia, sister-in-law Mabel (the late Walter Martin) of Port aux Basques, special niece, Laura (Herman) Wilkens of Corner Brook and three grandchildren: Suzanne (Rodney) Goin, Sean Rendell, Christopher Rendell and three step grandchildren: Tom, Shannon, Skye and one great-grandson, Maxwell and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, March 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with Rev. Hubert Coombs officiating with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

GILLIS, Vina Viola
15 Birch Drive, Kippens

Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Tuesday, March 2, 2004, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer, Vina Gillis, aged 50 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Bill, sons Craig and Robbie, sisters Shirley (Mike) Alexander and Georgina Gaudon (Doug Fowlow), brother Gordon Simms, sisters-in-law Theresa (Hugh) Gillis, Marie (Don) MacWhirter, Anne (Robert) MacIsaac, and Irene (Wade) Sheppard, brothers-in-law Joe (Kathy) Gillis and Dave Gaudon, nieces Tracy (Dave and Charlie), Janet, Karyn, Alyson, Beth, Jill and Leah, nephews Michael (Lisa, Matthew and Emily), Donnie, Darron and Stephen; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Gordon and Joanna Simms. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 4th. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, March 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

SHEARS-OTTEN, Sharon Annie
On March 2, 2004 Mrs. Sharon Shears-Otten of Edmonton, Alberta passed away at the age of 58 years. She is lovingly remembered by her husband Klaus Otten; son Jagade Rolls; daughter-in-law, Karen Gerrard; two grandchildren: Alexander and Jordan; three brothers: Rod Shears, Ben Shears and Austin Shears; three sisters: Georgina Toms, Evelyn Tiller, Maxine Osmond; and special niece, Bernice Toms; also many other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Richard and Olive; sister, Leila and brother, Rick. Memorial Service will be held Saturday March 6, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Margaret's Anglican Church, (12603-Ellerslie Road), Edmonton, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton Food Bank, P. O. Box 3866, Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 4K1. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sturgeon Memorial Funeral Chapel, Duane Magus, Funeral Director (780)915-1860.


Friday, March 5, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CRANE, John A.
Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit at The Leonard Miller Centre on March 2, 2004, John A. Crane, aged 76 years, in the presence of his daughter, Ann (Ian Roe) and son Maxwell (Cathy Andrews). Predeceased by his wife, Edith. Leaving to mourn his children; grandchildren: Gregory and Brian; brother Norman Crane (Penny); sister-in-law, Jean Andrews (Cecil) and Ruth Hawkins (Eric) plus a host of relatives and friends. Special thanks to the Dialysis Teams at The Waterford Hospital and the Health Science Complex, as well as the staff at the Palliative Care Unit. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Friday, March 5, 2004 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, 2004 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Thomas' Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2004. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

SHEPPARD, Erica Katherine (Kitty)
Cox's Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kitty Sheppard announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on March 3, 2004 at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Aubrey; daughters: Diane (Forward) Lovell of Ontario and Karen (Dennis) Quinland of Birch Bay; sons: Ivan of Meadows and Gene of Cox's Cove; sisters: Jessie, Bertha, Alice and Georgina; brothers: Bennie and Willie; daughter-in-law, Irma; grandchildren: Mark, Nyle, Marsha, Bobby Joe, Michelle and Kathy; great grandchildren: Johnathan, Kelsey and Katie; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents, James and Alice Wells; sister, Isabella and brothers, Stephen and Robert. Visitation will take place at Cox's Cove Anglican Church today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Payne officiating. Interment at the church cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

NOËL, Valmore John
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Valmore Noël announce his passing on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at the age of 74. He was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors. His wonderful zest for life and sense of humor is carried in our hearts. Valmore was a proud employee of Corner Brook Pulp & Paper for 41 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 50 years Mary (nee: Kenny), daughters: Brenda Noel (Andre Robert), Halifax, NS, Carol (Lester) Wheeler, Cannington, ON, Denise (Steve) May, Corner Brook; son Paul (Donna) Noel, Halifax, NS; sisters: Simone (Malcolm) Campbell, Corner Brook, Lucille Noel, Corner Brook, Peggy (Joe) Sparrow, St. John's; sister-in-law Nora Noel, Corner Brook; brothers: John (Deloris) Noel, Kamloops, BC, Ethelbert (Dorothy) Noel, Corner Brook, Marcel (Rona) Noel, Corner Brook; granddaughters: Nicole, Brittany, Megan, Carley, Tessa and Mary; and grandsons: Patrick, Rene, Daniel and Matthew and his very special friends Georgie and Norm Ingraham. He was predeceased by his parents: Emileien and Mary Noel, sister Marchita and brother Emileien. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. the funeral service will take place on Monday, March 8th at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Saturday, March 6, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

ELLSWORTH, Cyril Wesley
Rocky Harbour
Jan. 29th, 1945 - March 3rd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Wesley Ellsworth announce his passing on March 3rd, 2004 at his family residence in his 59th year. He will be sadly missed by his sisters: Bessie (Fraulein) Cullihall of Rocky Harbour, Naomi (Tom) Decker of Three Mile Rock, Annie Ellsworth (John Critch) of Rocky Harbour; two brothers: Reginald Ellsworth of Rocky Harbour and Ronald (Lillian) Ellsworth of Fort McMurray. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Rocky Harbour today Saturday where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Randell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Anglican Cemetery, Rocky Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROWSELL, William James
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Rowsell announce his passing on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories; his wife Joyce (nee Simms), Corner Brook, three sons: Victor (Rose), Corner Brook, William (Elizabeth), Kitchener, ON, Brian (Patricia), Kitchener, ON, two daughters: Linda Brown, Corner Brook and Judy Parsons (Roy), North York, ON; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, brothers: Fred (Iris deceased), Allister (Marjorie), Thomas (Laura), Cecil (Sylvia), and Ross (Deborah), sisters: Helena Anderson, Rose Wheeler (Lorne), Edna Ivory (Larry) and Mary Perkins, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his great grandson Devon Collishaw, and his parents Thomas Rowsell, Little Bay Islands, and Helena (nee Locke), Little Bay Islands. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, The Intensive Care Unit.

GILLMAN, Leah Violet (Gillam)
Born June 4, 1912 to John Charles and Christanna (Sparkes) Gillam in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland. Died February 29, 2004, Gig Harbor, Washington. Immigrated to Massachusetts in her 20's where she worked as a nurse. Married Robert Gillman in Boston and moved often between there and California during his 20-year naval career. They retired in Southern CA and after his death, she moved to Seattle, then to Gig Harbor. She is survived by her sons Robert (Patricia), and David (Suzanne) Gillman of Gig Harbor, and daughter Kathleen (Stephen) Appleyard of Normandy Park, and 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and brother Tom Gillam and sister Joyce Braye of Corner Brook, NFLD. Remembrances to: LDS Family History Center, c/o David Gillman, 9516 72nd Ave. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2003 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 8002 Dorotich St. at Rosedale St. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335.

FITZPATRICK, Hilda
Deer Lake
Sept. 7th, 1917 - March 4th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Fitzpatrick announce her passing on Thursday, March 4th, 2004 at the Interfaith Home in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Gerald (Beulah), Vince (Peggy), both of Deer Lake, and Leinus (Clare) of Irishtown; three daughters: Anita (Bernie) Howard of Gander, Joan (John) LeRoux of Quebec, and Maureen (Ches) Roche of Chamberlains; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Anita Fox of St. John's; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 NorthMain Street, Deer Lake, today, Saturday, from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will take place on Monday at 11:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception church with Father Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Flowers or donations of one's choice would greatly be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CRANE, John A.
Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit at The Leonard Miller Centre on March 2, 2004, John A. Crane, aged 76 years, in the presence of his daughter, Ann (Ian Roe) and son Maxwell (Cathy Andrews). Predeceased by his wife, Edith. Leaving to mourn his children; grandchildren: Gregory and Brian; brother Norman Crane (Penny); sister-in-law, Jean Andrews (Cecil) and Ruth Hawkins (Eric) plus a host of relatives and friends. Special thanks to the Dialysis Teams at The Waterford Hospital and the Health Science Complex, as well as the staff at the Palliative Care Unit. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Friday, March 5, 2004 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, 2004 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Thomas' Church at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2004. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

NOEL, Valmore John
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Valmore Noel announce his passing on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at the age of 74. He was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors. His wonderful zest for life and sense of humor is carried in our hearts. Valmore was a proud employee of Corner Brook Pulp & Paper for 41 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 50 years Mary (nee: Kenny), daughters: Brenda Noel (Andre Robert), Halifax, NS, Carol (Lester) Wheeler, Cannington, ON, Denise (Steve) May, Corner Brook; son Paul (Donna) Noel, Halifax, NS; sisters: Simone (Malcolm) Campbell, Corner Brook, Lucille Noel, Corner Brook, Peggy (Joe) Sparrow, St. John's; sister-in-law Nora Noel, Corner Brook; brothers: John (Deloris) Noel, Kamloops, BC, Ethelbert (Dorothy) Noel, Corner Brook, Marcel (Rona) Noel, Corner Brook; granddaughters: Nicole, Brittany, Megan, Carley, Tessa and Mary; and grandsons: Patrick, Rene, Daniel and Matthew and his very special friends Georgie and Norm Ingraham. He was predeceased by his parents: Emileien and Mary Noel, sister Marchita and brother Emileien. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. the funeral service will take place on Monday, March 8th at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

ENGAGEMENT

LAHEY & O'REILLY
Carol and Gerry Lahey of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle to Bill, son of Gerard and the late Mary O'Reilly also from Corner Brook. The engagement took place in August 2003. The wedding is planned for October 2004. Congratulations from family and friends.

KING & ROSE
Jeff King
and Julia Rose wish to announce their engagement which took place on Christmas Eve 2003. Jeff is the son of Doreen and Randy King of Corner Brook. Julia is the daughter of Judy Bennett and Sam Rose of Port aux Basques. Family and friends will join them in the Caribbean for a June 2005 wedding.

WEDDING

HEWITT / SEO
Warwick and Irene Hewitt of Cormack are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Joseph, to Eunsuk Seo, daughter of Jonghoon Seo and Okja Choi of Ulsan, South Korea. The wedding took place at the Ulsan Wedding Hall on Sunday, October 12, 2003. A reception followed. The happy couple honeymooned on the island of Cebu in the Philippines. They currently reside in Ulsan where they are both employed as english teachers.

GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

HOYLES
Ruby and Gerald Hoyles
of Deer Lake are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on March 6, 1954, at St. Paul's United Church in Deer Lake. Love and best wishes come from their children, Monty, Melvin, Mona, Marlene, Mitchell and Mark, and their spouses, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

60th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

MURPHY
Tom and Vera Murphy
of 37 Lomond St. in Corner Brook are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Best wishes on their special day come from their three children, Gerry, Maureen and Kathleen; their spouses, Noreen, Dominic and Reg; and their grandchildren, Sean, Stephen, Janice, Andrew, Gregory and Jennifer. A special celebration will be held in July.


Monday, March 8, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PIKE, Valerie Elizabeth
156 New Mexico Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Valerie Elizabeth Pike announce her passing at her residence on Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the age of 54 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, John and one son, David (Joy) Pike of Paradise, one daughter, Michelle Pike (Sean Watts) of Stephenville and one brother, Joe White of Stephenville; six sisters: Mary (Norm) Royce of California, Ada (Mike) Barry of St. John's, Ruth Butler of Stephenville, Eileen (Jairo) Velez of Fort McMurray, Yvonne (Ray) Webber of Labrador City, Gennvieve White (Wayne Simmons) of Halifax and three grandchildren: Gavin Thornhill of British Columbia, Stephanie MacLeod of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Malcolm MacLeod of Grand Prairie, Alberta and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Gerry and Ann White. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, March 9th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

SMITH, Laurence "Larry"
Corner Brook, NL
WWII Veteran
Retired from Canada Post

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laurence Smith announce his passing on Friday, March 5, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 60 years, Nina (nee: Sooley); daughters: Betty (David) Reid, Corner Brook, Lorna (Richard) Reid, Sydney, NS, Doreen (Francis) Eveleigh, Stephenville, Trudy (Harold) Rodway, Deer Lake; sons: Rendell (Cathy) Smith, St. John, NB, Wade (Lisa) Smith, Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren: Juanita, Vanessa, Jonathan, Jody, Nicole, Lorilei, Andre, Dwayne, Lisa, Tina, Rosanna, Kelly, Sarah, Hannah, Rebekah, 12 very dear great-grandchildren and his brother Chesley (Violet) Smith, Clarenville. He was predeceased by his parents: Jacob & Elizabeth Smith, brothers and sisters: Arthur, Mariah, Maggie and Willis. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 9, at 2:00 p.m. from the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, Premier Drive, Robert Pitcher, Local Elder officiating. Final interment will be at the Jehovah's Witness Cemetery in Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

ROWE, Allan Joseph
Corner Brook, NL
June 18, 1927 - March 6, 2004

Our loving father, with his family by his side, passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on March 6th at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth and nine children: Marguerite (Don), David (Debbie), Diane, Allan (Jo-anne), Kenneth (Janet), Sandra, Kathleen, Robert, Doris; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A special thank you to the many treasured friends and relatives of our family. Dad we will miss and love you forever! Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, today from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, officiated by Reverend Monica Coffin. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Tuesday, March 9, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COLLIER, Bessie Elizabeth
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bessie Elizabeth Collier announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo on Sunday, March 7, 2004 at the age of 68. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Maxwell, daughters Maxine (Edward), Georganne (Terry), special grandson Brock, brother George (Joan) and a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her sister Audrey 1945, father George 1977, mother Annie 1997. Visitation will begin for friends on Tuesday, March 9 at 12:00 p.m. at the Faith United Church, Burgeo from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dean Sellers officiating. Interment will follow at the Community Cemetery, Burgeo. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

IRWIN, Mary Victoria (nee Collins)
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2004 Mary Irwin at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn: son Alex, granddaughter Andrea, husband Bill, brother Dermot Collins (Paula), sister-in-law Margaret Collins, chosen family; David and Yvonne Tapp, as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her parents C. Alex and Mona Collins and brother Gerard. A special thank you to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, officiated by Father Edmund Camacho. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

ROWE, Allan Joseph
Corner Brook, NL
June 18, 1927 - March 6, 2004

Our loving father, with his family by his side, passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on March 6th at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth and nine children: Marguerite (Don), David (Debbie), Diane, Allan (Jo-anne), Kenneth (Janet), Sandra, Kathleen, Robert, Doris; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A special thank you to the many treasured friends and relatives of our family. Dad we will miss and love you forever! Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, today from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, officiated by Reverend Monica Coffin. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

DUNPHY, Donald A.
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald A. Dunphy announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, March 7, 2004 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Terri and four sons: Brian (Elaine) Dunphy of Stephenville, Noel (Sandra) Dunphy of Stephenville Crossing, Donny (Christine) Dunphy of Stephenville, Kevin (Geneva) Dunphy of St. George's and two daughters: Louise (Rick) White of St. George's, Helen (Aiden) Bennett of Stephenville Crossing and three brothers: Kevin (Mable) of Corner Brook, George (Ruby) of Humber Village, Larry (Pat) of Benoit's Cove, three sisters: Patricia (Harold) Cormier of Corner Brook, Anita (Daniel) Krick of Florida, Sandy (Hank) Janes of Mount Pearl and 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Anne Dunphy and two brothers, Jack and Terry. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Assumption Parish Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

MARCHE, Maxine Rose
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxine Rose Marche announce her passing at Campbell's Creek on Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the age of 16 years. She will be sadly missed by her parents, Morris and Matilda Marche of Piccadilly and her three sisters: Rachel Marche (Dave) of Brampton, Ontario, Kristen Marche (John) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Regina Marche of St. John's, grandparents, Laura and Bernard Olive of Piccadilly, Zeta (the late Wallace) Marche of Campbell's Creek, two nieces: Nicole and Madison, her boyfriend, Jeffery Cornect of Felix Cove and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly on Tuesday. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Wednesday, March 10, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

BURDEN, Stacy Allan
February 6th, 1974 - March 4th, 2004
Brampton, Ontario
(Formerly of Shoal Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stacy Allan Burden announce his sudden passing on Friday March 4th, 2004, in Harrsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. in his 30th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his parents Mildred and Melvin Burden; his brother Norton of Shoal Brook; his son Nicholas Burden and his daughter Alexandra Burden both of Ontario; his grandmother (Nan) Mrs. Mary Burden of Woody Point. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Stacy was predeceased by his grandfather Hector Burden and also his grandparents Gilbert and Pearl Dicks. The family will be receiving family and friends from the United Church in Shoal Brook on Wednesday and Thursday. Where also the funeral service will take place from on Friday March 12th, 2004, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clouter officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. Donations can be made to the Children's Trust Fund or the United Church Shoal Brook Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, March 11, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GRANT, Margaret Lorraine (nee Gulliver)
April 13, 1919 - March 9, 2004

Surrounded by the love of her family, Margaret, predeceased by her husband James Vincent and son-in-law Mike Moakler in 1998, grandson Stephen Grant in 2003, completed her journey home to God. Leaving to treasure countless loving memories: sons: Jim (Maria), Bernard (Noreen), Bill (Barbara), Michael (Joan), Randy (Donna), Gerald (Gloria), Chris (Joanne); daughters: Carmel Brake, Mary (Bernie) Marshall, Elizabeth, Judy (Tony) Manning, Lorraine (Ed) Barrett, Joselyn, Jean (Dave) Burry; brother Harry (Margie) Gulliver; sister Anne Stevenson; sisters-in-law: Mary Gulliver, Annie Grant, Madeline Solo and Marjorie Grant; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10 and from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2004. Mass of Christian Burial from Corpus Christi Church on Friday, March 12, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Parkinson Society Newfoundland & Labrador. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"do not grieve for me for I'm free."

HUNT, Sheila
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Hunt announce her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Monday, March 8, 2004 at the age of 55 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Kevin and two sons: Jeff (Joanne) Hunt of Paradise, Paul Hunt (Catherine Small) of St. John's and her parents, Raymond and Nora O'Quinn of Stephenville, three brothers: Ron (Joan) O'Quinn of Grand Falls-Windsor, Brendan (Cindy) O'Quinn of Stephenville, Len O'Quinn of St. John's and five sisters: Debbie Wells of Stephenville, Betty (Garry) Murphy of St. John's, Carol O'Quinn of Stephenville, Michelle (Ashley) Skinner of Kippens, Melanie (Perry) Alexander of Stephenville and three grandchildren: Kyle, Nicole, Stephen, 17 nephews and nieces, three grand-nieces, two grand-nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, March 12th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, March 12, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LEONARD, James Anthony
Aug. 16, 1924 - Mar. 11, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Leonard announce his passing on Thursday, March 11, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Rona (Nee: Gallant); sister Kathleen Wells; brothers: John, Arthur (Bride), Thomas (Eddie) and Patrick, all from Corner Brook; sister-in-law Marie Eldridge, Corner Brook; brother-in-law Cyril Gallant, NS; along with numerous other relatives, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by parents Michael & Mary Leonard and sisters-in-law: Marie and Anne Leonard. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Friday and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m., officiated by Father Edwin Gale. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

GALE, Abraham Eli
Pollard's Point
May 4th, 1941 - March 10th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Abraham Eli Gale announce his passing on Wednesday, March 10th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 62nd year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Frances (nee Brenton); four sons: Gilbert (Delia Collier) of Pollard's Point, Dion (Denise) of Fort McMurray, Tony (Terri-Lynn) of St. John's and Monty (Laura-Lee) of Pollard's Point; two daughters: Katherine (Renee) Delislie of Pollard's Point and Patricia (Gregory) Bailey of Ontario; 14 grandchildren; one brother Harvey of Millertown; four sisters: Lucy (Melvin) Gilliam of Corner Brook, Beatrice Davis of Lewisporte, Margaret (Daniel) Burton of Pollard's Point, Clarice Mitchelmore of Toronto. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Pollard's Point today, Friday where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GRANT, Margaret Lorraine (nee Gulliver)
April 13, 1919 - March 9, 2004

Surrounded by the love of her family, Margaret, predeceased by her husband James Vincent and son-in-law Mike Moakler in 1998, grandson Stephen Grant in 2003, completed her journey home to God. Leaving to treasure countless loving memories: sons: Jim (Maria), Bernard (Noreen), Bill (Barbara), Michael (Joan), Randy (Donna), Gerald (Gloria), Chris (Joanne); daughters: Carmel Brake, Mary (Bernie) Marshall, Elizabeth, Judy (Tony) Manning, Lorraine (Ed) Barrett, Joselyn, Jean (Dave) Burry; brother Harry (Margie) Gulliver; sister Anne Stevenson; sisters-in-law: Mary Gulliver, Annie Grant, Madeline Solo and Marjorie Grant; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. Visitation from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10 and from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2004. Mass of Christian Burial from Corpus Christi Church on Friday, March 12, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Parkinson Society Newfoundland & Labrador. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
"do not grieve for me for I'm free."

FITZPATRICK, David Anthony
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Anthony Fitzpatrick announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at the age of 43 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Gail and three sons: David Jr. and Howard, both of Kitchener, Ontario, Zane of Piccadilly, one daughter, Robin of Piccadilly and nine brothers: Ronald, Paul, Raymond, Joseph, John, Louis, Anthony, Robert, Richard and four sisters: Jeanie, Theresa, Bertina, Madonna and one grandchild, Noah and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Anthony and Florence Fitzpatrick. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly on Friday. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, March 13th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

DOMAN, Brooke Doland
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brook Doman announce his passing on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Marie (nee Pride); four children: Roxanne (David) Hibbitts, Cold Brook; Peter (Sandra) Doman, Cold Brook; Dolan Doman, Corner Brook; Douglas (Joanne) Doman, St. George's; grandchildren: Kyle, Jesse, Keisha, Jordin, Madison; two brothers: John (Helen) Doman, Curling; Neville Doman, Goulds; sisters: Lizzy Codnor, Torbay; Enid (Raymond) Rossitter, Manuels; sisters-in-law: Cora Merlini, Yucca Valley, Ca; Joyce (Brian) Dorion, Kitchener, Ont.; Shirley Barnes, Kitchener, Ont.; Cecilia LaPlouffe, Montreal; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary-Anne and Roland, brothers-in-law: Henry Codnor, George Pryde, Austin Pride, Rocco Merlini and Harvey Barnes. A memorial visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday at 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, Reverend David Cook officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Saturday, March 13, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WELLON, Rudy Raymond
Wellon, Rudy Raymond
age 56 years of Dartmouth died March 12, 2003 in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland he was a son of the late Raymond and Francis (Lundrigan) Wellon. He was a longtime active member of St. Paul's Church, and a 3rd degree member of St. Paul's Council Knights of Columbus. He was employed with Metro Transit for the past 29 years. He is survived by his wife the former Sylvia Bennett; a daughter Kelly (John) McCarthy, Lower Sackville, a son Kerry, Dartmouth, a grandson Taylor; six step sons: Joe Bennett, Carl, Wayne, Court, Mitch and Rick Connolly, as well as many step grandchildren, one brother Robert, Labrador. He was predeceased by a brother Ted. Visiting will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen Street. Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Windmill Road. Father Charles Burke officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

PIGGOTT, Barbara Agnes
Suddenly at Picton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, February 24th, 2004 of Picton, formerly of Toronto, at the age of 69. Beloved daughter of Elizabeth Baggs of Corner Brook and the late Hedley Baggs; beloved wife of Ron; dear mother of Stephen and his wife Cindy of Denver, Colorado, Andrew and his wife Shilah of California, Michele and Jason of Toronto; dear sister of Ann Bell, St. John's; Bruce Baggs and Jon Baggs; Steady Brook, and the late Ruth King (Toby). Loved Nana of Jayde, Darren, Jackson, Laine and Holland. Funeral Service was held at the Picton United Church on Monday, March 1st, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at a later date.

CAINES, Evelyn Isabelle
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Norris Point, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Evelyn Caines announce her passing on Friday, March 12, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; husband Jim, daughter Elizabeth (James) Dennis, Cold Lake, Alberta and son Thomas (Dorothy) Caines, Bristols Hope, NL; grandchildren: Christopher, Jacqueline, Joanne, Cindy and Kelly, great-grandsons: Joshua, Nicholas and Kyle, sisters: Mabel Hurley and Emma Boone; sisters-in-law: Francis Powell, Gwen Dawe and Gertie Bugden; brother-in-law Douglas Reccord, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Norris Point on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

COLES, Harrison
Parsons Pond
March 23, 1932 - March 11, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harrison Coles announce his passing on Thursday, March 11, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 71st year. Leaving to treasure his memories are his wife, Mae (nee Keough); his children: Paulette (Les) Wentzell, of Daniel's Harbour, Wayne (Sharon) Coles, of Cow Head, Melissa (Dennis) Lee, of Calgary, Alberta, Dean (Christy) Coles, of Balmertown, ON; ten grandchildren: Robbie, Christopher, Ryan, Paul, Michael, Matthew, Randy, Kelsey, Cameron and Katie; his father, Christopher of Elliston; his brothers: Ray (Leora), Lloyd (Donna); sisters: Jean, Marjorie (Horace), Elise (Ray), Leora (Terry), and Glynis (Alvin). Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his loving mother Minnie in 1996. Visitation will take place from the Roman Catholic Church in Parsons Pond today, Saturday where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Roy Randell officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

90th BIRTHDAY

YETMAN
Mary Yetman
, will celebrate her 90th Birthday on March 16th. Born in Bryant's Cove, Conception Bay in 1914, she has resided in Corner Brook since 1944. Love and best wishes from her husband, Mike; children Michael, Patricia, Geraldine and Barbara and their families.

BIRTHS

CLANCEY
Alvina Woodward-Simms and Eugene Clancey of Curling are pleased to announce the birth of their son Connor Kevin Clancey on February 8, 2004 at 6:01 p.m., weighing 6 lb. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Winnie Simms of Daniel's Harbour and Kevin and Wanda Clancey of Curling.

TRAVERSE
On September 25, 2003 Brad and Wendy Traverse are pleased to announce the arrival of their precious daughter Kalie Anna Jean, at Irvine Medical Hospital, Irvine, California, weighing 7 lb. 14 oz. Grandparents are Myrtle and Derm Traverse of Curling, and Anna and Walter Tingley of Lantz, NS. Also a very proud great-grandmother, Jean Hynes of Curling.

ENGAGEMENT

SHEPPARD / TRICKETT
George and Marjorie Sheppard of Humber Village wish to announce the engagement of their son James to Janice, daughter of Winston and Joan Trickett, of Small Point, Conception Bay. The wedding will take place in May 2004, at St. John's. Congratulations are extended from family and friends.

SHEPPARD / PEDDLE
George and Marjorie Sheppard of Humber Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jacqueline to Michael, son of James and Joanne Peddle of Corner Brook. The wedding will take place at Corner Brook in July of this year. Congratulations are extended from family and friends.

PARDY / JOY
Shirley & Kerry Pardy of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kayla Charlene, to Matthew, son of Pastor & Mrs. Norman Joy of Mt. Pearl. The engagement took place Oct. 10, 2003. The wedding is planned for August 7, 2004. Congratulations from family & friends.

WEDDING

TURNER / LEWIS
The marriage of Jill Turner, daughter of Jean Turner and the late Patrick Turner of Deer Lake to David Lewis, son of Ray and Ena Lewis of Deer Lake, took place on February 20, 2004 at Breezes in the Dominican Republic. Maid of honour was Brenda Williams, best man was Darrold Williams, groomsman was Kerry McKay, bridesmaid was Cathy McKay. The couple reside in Deer Lake and would like to thank everyone who helped make their day special.


Monday, March 15, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Tuesday, March 16, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BULLEN, John
Lourdes
May 25, 1920 - March 13, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Bullen announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, March 13, 2004 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Magdalen and twelve children: Joan (Clyde) Marche, John (Erma) Bullen, Pius (Ann) Bullen, Sarah (Jerre) Watson, Mary Snook, George (Valerie) Bullen, Elizabeth (Leo) Skinner, Ralph Bullen, Clyde (Lucy) Bullen, Cecil Bullen, Reginald (Patricia) Bullen, Deborah (Michael) Snook and 26 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren and brother, Gordon Bullen and sister, Elizabeth Green. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, James Snook, daughter-in-law, Margaret Bullen, grandchildren, Denise Erishman, Gregory and Rosemary Marche and brother, George Bullen. Visitation took place on Sunday and Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, March 16th at 4:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

NICOLLE, John William
May 30, 1966 - March 02, 2004

Passed away suddenly at his home in Collingwood, Ontario John Nicolle at the age of 37 years. Predeceased by his father Fred Nicolle in 1991, his grandfather John Murphy in 2002 and his uncle Henry Byrne in 1998. Leaving to mourn his mother Anita Loder, step-father Frank Loder of Summerside, NL; his brother Jeff Nicolle of St. John's, NL; grandmother Marie Murphy of Kingston, NL; stepbrother John Loder of Corner Brook, NL; step-sister Tammy Day (Cory) and niece Sarah of Timberlea, Nova Scotia; step-sister Marsha Hilliard (Ivan) of Codroy Valley, NL and a large circle of family and friends. Cremation took place at Innisvale, Ontario March 05, 2004 which was entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Home, Collingwood, Ontario. The remains were then taken back to Newfoundland where a memorial service will be held at a later date.


Wednesday, March 17, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

DURNFORD, Samuel
18 Country Drive, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Durnford announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, March 14, 2004 at the age of 50 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Beverly and one son, Ryan Durnford (Karen Russell) of St. John's and two daughters: Robin Durnford (Brian Gibson) of Alberta, Megan Durnford of Kippens and four brothers: Fred Durnford of Wabamun, Alberta, Frank (Mary Ann) Durnford of Isle aux Morte, Corwin (Theresa) Durnford of Burgeo, Freeman (Darlene) Durnford of Burgeo and four sisters: Melita (Norman) Walters of Isle aux Morte, Edna MacDonald of Brampton, Ontario, Georgina (Lloyd) Fudge of St. John's, Gladys (Arch) Organ of Isle aux Morte and sister-in-law, Diane (Robert) MacDonald of Stephenville, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clifford and Audrey House of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Minnie Durnford. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, March 18th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, March 18, 2004, edition of The Western Star

MEMORIAL SERVICE

YETMAN, Carolyn
A Memorial Mass will be held for Carolyn Yetman, daughter of Michael & Pearl Yetman and granddaughter of Michael and Mary Yetman, at All Hallows Church commencing 2:00 PM this coming Saturday, March 20th, 2004.


Friday, March 19, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUTT, Edith Sabina (nee Halfyard)
Woody Point
Sept. 24, 1908 - March 17, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Sabina Butt announce her passing on Wednesday, March 17th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 95th year. She will be sadly missed with loving memories by her children: Leona (Andrew) Chatwood of Vancouver, B.C., and her son Sidney (Shirley) Butt of Corner Brook. Five grandchildren: Andrew (Kendra Simmons) Chatwood of Ontario, Elizabeth Chatwood of Vancouver, John (Kim) Chatwood of Smiths Falls, Ontario, Susan (Ewan) Affleck of Yellowknife and Todd (Lisa) Butt of Corner Brook. Her great-grandchildren Andrew, Lawrence and Edward Chatwood, Alexander and Anika Affleck, Emily and Daniel Chatwood and Todd Butt. Her sister Sadie Halfyard Strickland of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Alfred and Elizabeth Jane Halfyard, husband Sidney Butt, brothers George, Edgar, Alfred, and John Halfyard. Sisters Mary Taylor, Julia Halfyard, Jessie Adey and Amelia Lindholm. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Woody Point today, Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10-12 noon where also funeral services will take place at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Clouter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of her to the United Church Women's Group, Woody Point or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons' Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PIKE, Marie
22 White's Avenue, Stephenville
1945 - 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Pike, 59 years, of Stephenville, NL announce her passing on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at Oshawa Hospital in Oshawa, Ontario after a lengthy illness. Born in Stephenville Crossing she is the daughter of Leona and the late Clyde Cross. Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Tex and three daughters: Janet (Barry) Pike, Sharon (Bob) Richardson, Leona Dairymple and one son, Glenn Pike. Brothers and sisters: Vicky (Melvin), Betty (Wilfred), Junior (Ursula), Livie (Ans), Nancy (Ron) and Bill (Doris); eight grandchildren: Dana (Julie), David (Nicole), Dennis, Derek (Amanda), Michael, Deanna, Sarah and Robert Jr., two step-granddaughters: Mindy and Brittany, three great-grandchildren: Joshua, Grace, Marie and Jadyn Ann. Several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and a wide circle of friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, March 22nd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BURTON, Louise M. (nee Burt)
1907 - 2004

Passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17th, 2004, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 97th year, Mrs. Louise M. Burton of 18 Park Drive, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn daughters: Gladys Costella, Mary (Merril) White and Gloria Burton all of Corner Brook; Evelyn (Mervyn) LaRonde of Griffith, ON and Victoria (Lawrence) Hayter of Cobourg, ON; sons: Max (Muriel) of Trenton, ON and Vance (Sylvia) of Pasadena; one sister Edna Burt of Charlottetown, PEI; one sister-in-law Joyce Burt of Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren 24 great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends, including special cousins Annie and John Budgell of La Scie. She was predeceased by her husband Maxwell Burton, 1988, parents Kenneth and Ellen Pearl Burt, sisters: Blanche Nedzielski, Clementine Hann, Pearl Burt; brothers: Norman, Homer and Reginald. The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the First United Church, The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador or a charity of one's choice.

WHITE, Millage James
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Millage James White announce his passing at his residence in Piccadilly on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at the age of 63 years. He will be sadly missed by his common-law wife, Mary Hynes and two sons: Kevin White of Ontario, Allan White of Prince Edward Island and five daughters: Wendy (Lowell) Martin of Lourdes, Sandra White, Judy Fitzpatrick (Bob Merrian), Nancy White, Barbara White, all of Ontario and four brothers: Cornelius, Sebastian, Raymond, Mike and four sisters: Marian, Mary Margaret, Nancy, Patricia and seventeen grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Susanna White. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, March 20th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

KENNEDY, Janet Madonna
Interfaith Home
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Janet Kennedy announce her passing on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in her 82nd year. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories; daughters: Mary Corbin (Bud), Corner Brook, Suzanne Martin (Marcus), Calgary and Jacqueline Hookey (Bill), Pasadena, son John Kennedy (Theresa), Pasadena, eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, brothers: Joseph (Alice) Corbin, Calgary, Frank (Doris) Corbin and John Corbin, Corner Brook, daughter-in-law Marjorie Kennedy, Pasadena, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Adolph Kennedy, 1985 and son Robert Kennedy, 1993. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 20th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the charity of one's choice.

HEUDES, Patrick
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Tuesday, March 16th, 2004 Patrick Heudes at Central West Health Care in Grand Falls-Windsor at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn his son Richard (Sherri), Prince George, BC; grandchildren: Brian, Marie and Michelle; brother John Heudes, Calgary, Alberta, Sister Mary Jurens, Toronto, Ontario; brothers-in-law William Newhouse, BC, Martin Oldford, Corner Brook, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Peter and Beatrice Heudes, brother Peter Heudes, sisters Catherine Oldford and Theresa Newhouse. The funeral service will be held Monday, March 22nd at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Saturday and Sunday 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.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

YETMAN, Carolyn
A Memorial Mass will be held for Carolyn Yetman, daughter of Michael & Pearl Yetman and granddaughter of Michael and Mary Yetman, at All Hallows Church commencing 2:00 PM this coming Saturday, March 20th, 2004.


Saturday, March 20, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SQUIRES, Ida Dorothy
Corner Brook
1917 - 2004

Passed peacefully away on Friday, March 19, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 87th year. Leaving to mourn daughters Ruth (Richard Winsor) and Gaye; sister Carrie Bowdridge. Predeceased by her husband Walter, son Douglas, parents Reuben and Ruth Bowdridge, brother Reginald, sisters Gladys Wellon, Chloe Earle. Cremation has taken place. Family interment to follow. No flowers or donations at her request.
"I trace the rainbow through the rain"

NICHOLS, John Euart Pratt
Deer Lake
March 10th, 1917 - March 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Euart Pratt Nichols announce his passing on Friday, March 19th, 2004 at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook in his 88th year. He will be sadly missed with loving memories by his two sisters, Mabel Sheppard and Dorothy (Gerald) Kennedy both of Nicholsville; his special great-nephew Iain Hollett. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Catherine Nichols; brothers, Warren, Duncan, Thomas, Norman and George; his sisters, Pearl, Jean, Lilly, Ivy, Stella, Gladys and Eva. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Goose Arm Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of him to the Nicholsville Cemetery Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ALEXANDER (KING), Mary Josephine
Curling, NL
April 17, 1911 - March 17, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Alexander (nee Perrier) announce her passing on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 in Mississauga, Ontario in her 93rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, three daughters: Jessie Barry, Corner Brook, Marjorie Blanchard, Curling and Mary Hunt, Brampton, Ontario, twenty grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren, three sisters: Angela Ballard, Olive Janes (Bill), Grand Falls-Windsor, and Theresa Marshall (Bill), Buchans; brother, Gordon Perrier (Josephine), Buchans, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband George King, second husband Adolph Alexander, two daughters, Delia and Anita, son Roddie, sister Delia Penney, brothers: Joseph, Richard, Cyril, Pius, Arthur and Roddie, parents: Jane (McIsaac) and Francis Perrier. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 22 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

YETMAN, Carolyn
A Memorial Mass will be held for Carolyn Yetman, daughter of Michael & Pearl Yetman and granddaughter of Michael and Mary Yetman, at All Hallows Church commencing 2:00 PM this coming Saturday, March 20th, 2004.


Monday, March 22, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOLAND, John (Jack)
Curling, Corner Brook, NL
April 10, 1924 - March 21, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jack Boland announce his passing at his family residence on Sunday, March 21st, 2004 at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Sheila. Sons: John (Judy), Wayne (Cathy), Stephen (Judy), Bill (Connie) all of Curling and Glenn (partner Jim Peasant) of Toronto, ON. Daughter, Catherine (Dion) Hall of Curling. Grandchildren: Richard, Zachery and Kennedi. Sisters: Gertrude Johnson in Pennsylvania, USA and Bernadette George of Curling. A large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Parish with Father Buckle officiating. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
Dad cherished every minute

GALLANT, Margaret Maude (nee: McCarthy)
Benoit's Cove
May 7, 1955 - March 21, 2004

Passed away Sunday, March 21, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Margaret Maude Gallant at the age of 48. Leaving to mourn her husband Daniel, son Dean (wife Martina) of John's Beach, daughter Tracey Parsons (husband Todd) of Benoit's Cove, 2 grandchildren: Brady & Shelby; brothers: Russell (Linda) of Lawrencetown, NS, Timothy (Audrey) of Toronto, ON; sisters: Marie Pennell (John) of Corner Brook, Patricia Shaw of Scarborough, ON; mother-in-law Adeline Gallant, and a large number of family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Marjorie McCarthy, father-in-law Patrick Gallant, brother-in-law Isaac Shaw. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 23rd at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street.

HYNES, Joseph Patrick
Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Center, Palliative Care Unit on March 20, 2004, Joseph Patrick Hynes, born in St. Brendan's on July 7, 1927, long time resident of Lourdes, NL, aged 76 years. Predeceased by his son Edward, 1977. Leaving to mourn his loving and dedicated wife of 50 years Grace; son Alfred (Bill), Mike (Ann), Gerard (Kim) and Aiden (Jackie); daughters Ann (Robert) and Patricia (Reggie); brothers Frank, Lyola and Bill; sister Agnes; many nieces and nephews; large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lourdes today and Tuesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lourdes. Interment to follow West Bay Roman Catholic Cemetery.

PARSONS, James Ellis
Jeffreys, NL

Passed away Sunday, March 21, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, James Ellis Parsons at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn his wife of 53 years Mildred (nee: Reid), daughter Brenda Jones (Michael) of Downham Market (UK), adopted son Scott Reid (Shaunna), granddaughter Katherine of St. John's; brother Churchill Parsons, Jeffreys; niece Patricia MacAuley (Ron), Corner Brook; great nieces: Terri (John) and Ryley of Highlands; brothers-in-law: Cecil Reid (Joanne), BC, Hubert Reid (Donna), Mississauga, ON, Henry Reid (Ruth), Tom (Peggy) of Codroy; sisters-in-law: Winnie Hickey, Corner Brook, Thelma Shaughnessy (Paul), Mississauga, ON, Addie Fiander (Vince) & Marion Fiander (Ralph) of Codroy. He was predeceased by parents Diana Jane & James Parsons, brothers Percy, Bernard and baby Parsons. Visitation will be held at St. Mary Magdeline Anglican Church, Jeffreys Monday & Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. followed by the funeral service Wednesday, March 24th at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. The interment will be held at the Anglican Cemetery, St. David's. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Magdeline Church Memorial Fund or Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BIRTH

PAYNE
Robert, Denise and big sister Alexandra are pleased to announce the arrival of their son and little brother Andrew Leonard Stewart on February 10, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. weighing 8 lb 11½ oz. Proud grandparents are Leonard and Dianne AuCoin of Corner Brook and Arch Bishop Stewart and Selma Payne of Little Rapids.


Tuesday, March 23, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MAJOR, Rohena Shirley (nee Gilley)
Rocky Harbour
March 9th, 1942 - March 22nd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rohena Shirley Major announce her passing on Monday, March 22nd, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 62nd year. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband Douglas; her five children: Lorna (Eustace), Christine (Kevin), Brian (Kesone) all of Brampton, Ontario, Philip (Chris) of Alberta and Ann Marie (John) of Rocky Harbour; six grandchildren: Sheldon, Shannon, Joshua, Jonathan, Markita and Makenna; two brothers: Herman (Linda) Gilley of Norris Point and Norman (Elizabeth) of Rocky Harbour; one sister Gertrude (Hayward) Decker of Pasadena; her sisters-in-law: Greta Butt (Johnny) of Rocky Harbour, Gwen Hewlin of Sally's Cove, Ina Payne (Dave) of Alberta, Marie Tucker (Wayne) of Meadows, Geraldine Gashlard of Port Aux Choix; two brothers-in-law: Lloyd (Vivian) Major of Rocky Harbour and Cyril (Nadeen) Major of Sally's Cove. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Norman and Edna Gilley and her brother Wallace Gilley. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Sally's Cove today, Tuesday and Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt and Rev. Canon Olsson 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"

HYNES, Joseph Patrick
Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Center, Palliative Care Unit on March 20, 2004, Joseph Patrick Hynes, born in St. Brendan's on July 7, 1927, long time resident of Lourdes, NL, aged 76 years. Predeceased by his son Edward, 1977. Leaving to mourn his loving and dedicated wife of 50 years Grace; son Alfred (Bill), Mike (Ann), Gerard (Kim) and Aiden (Jackie); daughters Ann (Robert) and Patricia (Reggie); brothers Frank, Lyola and Bill; sister Agnes; many nieces and nephews; large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lourdes today and Tuesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lourdes. Interment to follow West Bay Roman Catholic Cemetery.


Wednesday, March 24, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PILGRIM/BARTER, Susannah (nee Campbell)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susannah Pilgrim/Barter announce her passing at the Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at the age of 75 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Nina (Ray) of Springdale, Dan (Sharon) of Fort McMurray and Kay (Bax) of Goose Bay and Kevin (Joanne) of Corner Brook; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren; six sisters: Margarete, Bessie, Edith, Bertha, Christine and Sarah; six brothers: Seymour, Cyril, Harris, Herb, Melvin and Alex, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Saturday, March 20 at Raleigh United Church. The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 at Bethany United Church in Carbonear. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

WHITE, Howard Michael
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard White announce his passing on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Rita (Jack), Samantha (Dave), Simon (Connie), Shane (Jessica), Shawn, of Benoit's Cove, Howie (Jackie), Pernell (Nancy) from Ontario and Felix, Alberta; first born grandchild Serena, nine other very dear grandchildren; two precious great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Mary Janes, Angus (Theresa), Pius, of Benoit's Cove, Margaret (Reg) Cull, Fogo; mother-in-law and father-in-law Rita and Phonse O'Connell, Benoit's Cove and special friend Bride. He was predeceased by his parent John and Elizabeth and brother Joseph. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 26th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of The Sea Roman Catholic Church, officiated by Father Bernard Buckle. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Benoit's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

BLANCHARD, Melvin Ambrose
Parsons Pond, NL
May 21st, 1951 - March 23rd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Ambrose Blanchard announce his passing on Tuesday March 23rd, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 52nd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mae; his two daughters: Lynn and Penny and his son Roy; two grandchildren: Gavin and Connor White; his father Albert Blanchard; his sisters: Margaret Parsons (Melvin), Bessie Organ (Matt), Rosetta Hubbard (Dale), Carrie, Collett (Graig) and Romaine Verge (Jeff); his two brothers: Willis and Don (Margaret) Blanchard. He also leaves a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Joanna Blanchard and his brother Herman. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond Wednesday and Thursday where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers are graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, March 25, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOWERS, Mae
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mae Bowers announce her passing on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: brother Malcolm Welshman, Corner Brook; sister Jean Ward, Rothesay, NB; special friend Marina Rose, Corner Brook; nephew Stephen Ward and family, Rothesay, NB. She was predeceased by her husband Wesley Bowers, 1990. The family would like to say a special thank you to Rev. John and Mrs. Adams and to Dr. Morris. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, March 26 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

COMPAGNON, Elvie Cedella
Frenchman's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elvie Cedella Compagnon announce her passing on Wednesday, March 24th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Eric, three daughters: Paulette (Keith Greene), Janice (Herbert Hynes), Elaine (Michael Chafe); son Darren (Darlene); grandchildren: Craig, Amanda, Michael, Brandon and Christopher; and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Ambrose Church Memorial Fund or a charity of one's choice.

KING, Alma Josephine
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma King announce her passing on Wednesday, March 23, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 67th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Maxine White (Clayton Young), Stephenville; son Louis Albert King Jr. (Laura), Halifax; brother Ronnie White, Stephenville Crossing; grandchildren: Nicole White, Stephenville Crossing, Michelle White, Mississauga, ON, Louis Jr. and Lynette King, Halifax; great-grandchildren: Alexandra and Hall Bennett, Stephenville Crossing, Miranda and Mitchell Osmond, ON. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents Clem Joseph and Dorothy White, Stephenville Crossing. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing, on Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption in Stephenville Crossing on Saturday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Father Aerial Garcia. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

WHITE, Howard Michael
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard White announce his passing on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Rita (Jack), Samantha (Dave), Simon (Connie), Shane (Jessica), Shawn, of Benoit's Cove, Howie (Jackie), Pernell (Nancy) from Ontario and Felix, Alberta; first born grandchild Serena, nine other very dear grandchildren; two precious great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Mary Janes, Angus (Theresa), Pius, of Benoit's Cove, Margaret (Reg) Cull, Fogo; mother-in-law and father-in-law Rita and Phonse O'Connell, Benoit's Cove and special friend Bride. He was predeceased by his wife Neila (nee Benoit), parents John and Elizabeth and brother Joseph. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 26th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of The Sea Roman Catholic Church, officiated by Father Bernard Buckle. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Benoit's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

SHEAVES, Madeline Annie
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madeline Sheaves announce her passing on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories: daughter Dianne Smith (Randy), Waverley, NS; son Jeff (friend Trina), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Pamela, Paul, Joan, Dianne, Twilia, Trina, Scott, Victoria, Caroline, Andrew, Olivia, Elliott and Mitchell, many great-grandchildren, sister: Susan Fudge, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Vera Murphy (Tom), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Frank Scott Sheaves, 1996, sons: William James, 1990, Frank Raymond, 2003 and daughter Linda Joan, 2000. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 27th, at 2 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted.
She is above now, and shines down upon her family, guiding them through their time of mourning. She will be forever missed.


Friday, March 26, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

POWER, Anne Marie
October 22, 1915 - March 23, 2004
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anne Marie Power announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Raymond (Susan) Power, Flin Flon, MB, William (Edwina) Power, Ottawa, ON, Dale (Doug) Sharpe, St. John's, NL, Ronald (Karen) Power, Flin Flon, MB; ten grandchildren: Robbie, Chris, Jenny, Leslie, Maggie, Laura, Kathleen, Erin, Steve and Nicholas. She was predeceased by her husband Redmond, parents: Francis and Adele White, siblings: Eva, Alice, O'Dell, Aggie, Ida, Frankie and three infant sisters. Friends may visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in St. George's on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 27th at 10:30 a.m. officiated by Father Ariel Garcia. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Courthouse Road, St. George's. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

WHEELER, George Roland Sr.
Frenchman's Cove
March 21, 1922 - March 25, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Roland Wheeler announce his passing on Thursday, March 25th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Edith; children: George (Mary), Corner Brook, Sylvia (Neil), Baie Verte, Marion (Pat), Sudbury, ON, Ralph (Nancy), St. John's, En (Carol), Spaniard's Bay, Gerald (Cindy), Musgrave Harbour, Gord (Maxine), Gander, Richard (Ruby), Churchill Falls; eleven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; sisters: Alice Sheppard, Lark Harbour, Joan (Eli) Bryant, Trinity Bay, Ina Childs, Lark Harbour, Irene (Ron) Sheppard, ON, Genova Knight, Texas; brothers: Bill (Shirley), BC, Gary (Helen), AB; sister-in-law Chris Wheeler, Frenchman's Cove and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers-in-law: Bill Sheppard, Wallace Childs, Ricey Knight; sister Ettie Wheeler; brother Harold Wheeler; parents: Janet and William Wheeler; daughter-in-law Cathy Wheeler. The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 28th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach Canon David Pearce officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 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.

SHEAVES, Madeline Annie
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madeline Sheaves announce her passing on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories: daughter Dianne Smith (Randy), Waverley, NS; son Jeff (friend Trina), Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Sylvia Sheaves; grandchildren: Pamela, Paul, Joan, Dianne, Twilia, Trina, Scott, Victoria, Caroline, Andrew, Olivia, Elliott and Mitchell, many great-grandchildren, sister: Susan Fudge, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Vera Murphy (Tom), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Frank Scott Sheaves, 1996, sons: William James, 1990, Frank Raymond, 2003 and daughter Linda Joan, 2000. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 27th, at 2 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted.
She is above now, and shines down upon her family, guiding them through their time of mourning. She will be forever missed.


Saturday, March 27, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NORMORE, Hazel Loretta (nee Reid)
Reidville
Dec. 27th, 1938 - March 25th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Loretta Normore announce her passing on Thursday, March 25th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 65th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Daisy (Wayne) Woodford, Lorraine (Alonzo) Nippard, Eric (Cathy) Normore, Shawn (Laura), Reg Normore all of Fort McMurray and Alex Normore of Deer Lake; 12 grandchildren; her mother Florence Reid of Reidville; six sisters: Effie Elms, Marion (George) Elms, Hilda (Gerry) Rumbolt, Lorna (Francis) Curtis, Karen (Clarence) Moss all of Reidville and Sandra (Shawn) McKay of Fort McMurray; four brothers: Steadman (Wavey) Reid, Larry (Mary) Reid, David (Minnie) Reid all of Reidville and Don (Cora) Reid of Fort McMurray; her step-mother-in-law Beulah Pinksen of Deer Lake; one sister-in-law Grace Croke of Reidville; two brothers-in-law: George (Florence) Knott of Corner Brook and Byron Normore of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Calvin Normore and her father Sandy Reid. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family flowers or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or the Cancer Society would be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DARBY, Wayne Francis
Darby, Wayne Francis
, age 59 years of West Palm Beach, Florida, passed away March 11, 2004. Born in Corner Brook, NL he was the son of Evangeline and the late Roland Darby. Leaving to mourn his mother Evangeline and brother Ray of Corner Brook; wife Wendy; son Joshua; daughters: Alyssa and Kate. Wayne was predeceased by his father Roland, brother Brian and sister Donna. Memorial services to be announced at a later date.

GALLANT, Douglas
Halfway Point, NL

Passed away at his residence on Friday, March 26, 2004, Douglas Gallant at the age of 45 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Mary Lou (nee Mallard); sons: Phillip Gallant and Glen Mallard; brothers: Joseph (Mary) of Curling, Roy of Alberta, Lorne (Sharon) of Curling, Gerald (Donna) of Ontario and George (Rosalind) of Curling; sisters: Linda (Rod) McIsaac of Mount Moriah, Betty (Paul) Caines of Pasadena and Rita (Chris) Pye of Mount Moriah; aunts: Elizabeth Frances, Blanche Anderson and Dorothy Hackett; mother and father-in-law Catherine and Kevin Mallard of St. John's; sisters-in-law: Linda (Reg) Simms of Ontario, Cathy (Wayne) Devereaux, Annette (Charlie) Crane all of St. John's; brothers-in-law: Kevin Mallard (Josee) of Calgary and Patrick Mallard (Debbie) of Bishop's Falls; and a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by parents: Felix and Monica Gallant, three brothers: Michael, Lawrence and Howard and two sisters: Mary and Sheila. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, March 28, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Monday, March 29, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd., 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guest book or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

ENGAGEMENT

BOLAND & SANSOME
Valory and John Boland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer to Brian, son of Judy and Garry Sansome. The engagement took place on December 19, 2003.

BIRTH

NORMAN
IT'S A GIRL!

Ed & Jessie Norman are pleased to announce the arrival of their first granddaughter. Jessica Suzie was born on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004 1:57 a.m. at Prince George Regional Hospital, BC, weighing 5 lb. 15 oz. She is the daughter of Duane & Susan Norman and the granddaughter of the late Maud Fraser and Bob & Shirley Fraser.


Monday, March 29, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

HUNTER, Norman
Deer Lake
(Formerly of Eastport)
Jan. 12th, 1948 - Mar. 27th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Hunter announce his passing on Saturday, March 27th, 2004 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 56th year. He will be sadly missed by his common-law wife Pauline Rowsell. His step-son Johnny Sheppard. Five brothers: Abraham Hunter of Eastport, Headly Hunter of Hearts Delight, Herman (Margaret) Hunter, Arthur Hunter both of Eastport, and Samson Hunter of Bishop's Falls. Three sisters, Thelma (Ford) Powell of Happy Adventure, Lillian (Albert) Keats of Dover, Grace Keats of Dover. His special nephew Willie (Hazel) Reid of Reidville. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Annie Hunter, sisters: Beryl Reid, Dulcie Hunter, brothers: Clarence and Howard and step-brother Ethelbert Keats. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Sunday at 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place today Monday at 11:00 a.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in Eastport, NL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in your Hearts"


Tuesday, March 30, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PARK, Gertrude Eudora
Gillams, NL

Our mother, Gertrude Matthews Park passed away on March 29, 2004. She leaves Douglas, her husband of 62 years and her children: Amy (Lee), Max (Rowena), Jimmy (Barbara), Wayne, Sharon (Ted), Janet (Terry), Dean (Janice), Danny (Sharon), Audrey (Glen), Peggy (Boyd) and Paul, as well as her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Helen (Bernard) in 2002. Friends may visit St. James Church, Gillams on Tuesday starting at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m. interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. In her good, long life, she was "Aunt Gertie" to many and had a large circle of friends. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Janeway Children's Hospital would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook.

HEAD, Thomas John
Comfort Cove
(Formerly of Corner Brook)
May 16th, 1921 - March 22nd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Head announce his sudden passing at his family residence on Monday March 22nd, 2004 in his 83rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 50 years, Evelyn (King); daughter Karen Newman (Ross) of Hughes Brook; son John (Norma) of Comfort Cove; three precious grandchildren: Jessica Head, Victoria Head and Joshua Newman; sister Florence Drover of Corner Brook; brother Herbert (Doreen) of Springdale and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Stanley and Fanny Head, brothers: Lewis and Harvey and sister Joan Brett. The funeral service was held on Thursday March 25th, 2004 from the Salvation Army Corps in Comfort Cove with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Comfort Cove. The funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home, Lewisporte. As an expression of sympathy a memorial donation may be made to the Salvation Army Corps in Comfort Cove.


Wednesday, March 31, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

COOPER, Douglas (W.W.II Forestry Unit)
Deer Lake
May 21st, 1918 - March 28th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Douglas Cooper announce his passing on Sunday, March 28th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 85th year. He will be sadly missed by his children: Dean (Theresa) Cooper of Goulds, NL, Doris (David) Ashton of St. Albert, Alberta, Donna Pilgrim (Stephen Brown) of Fort McMurray, Yvonne (Roy Jr.) Whalen, Audrey (Terry) Bennett, Sandra (Jerome) Fitzgerald all of Deer Lake; his grandchildren: Trevor and Jason Ashton, Paula Humphrey whom devoted her time to love and care for her grandfather, Darren Fitzgerald, Nikki Whalen, Teri Fitzgerald, Barbie Goobie, Cassandra Cooper, Shannon Whitlock, Deanne and Ian Pilgrim; his great-grandchildren: Brittany and William Humphrey and Ryan Fitzgerald; two brothers: Raymond (Winnie) Cooper of Trinity Bay and William (Gladys) Cooper of Queens Cove; one sister Mary (Harold) Hollett of Chance Cove. Also his special friend Barney. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth on September 6th, 2003, his parents Caleb and Rachel Cooper, his brothers Eli and Robert, his sisters Sarah Mae, Rebecca Jane and Deliah. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Tuesday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Captains Terry and Bonnie Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"

 

 

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