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The Western Star Newspaper
March 2005

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

DEATHS

MARCHE, Annie Mary
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Lourdes)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Mary Marche announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Harold and seven sons: Leonard (Hilda) of Piccadilly, Roddie of Lourdes, Simon (Theresa) of Tilbury, Ontario, Ellis (Joan) of Newmarket, Ontario, Terry (Theresa) of Whitby, Ontario, Ivan (Janice) of Oshawa, Ontario, Leo (Monica) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and six daughters: Myrtle (Joe) Walsh of Colliers, C.B., Theresa Laracy of Toronto, Ontario, Marie (Les) Alexander of Whitby, Ontario, Liz (Paul) Cote of Stephenville, Mary (Dave) Farrow of Whitby, Ontario, Alice Marche (John) of Stephenville and three brothers: Michael (Joan) Benoit of Lourdes, Raymond Benoit of Lourdes, Danny Benoit of Piccadilly, one sister Mildred Lesuk of Thunder Bay, Ontario; 31 grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, close member of the family, Marg Marche of Whitby, Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Cecilia Benoit, her son, Donald Marche and daughter, Linda Hogel. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in 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.

HEWLIN, William Ambrose (Bill)
Corner Brook, NL
December 20, 1923 - February 27, 2005

It is with sadness that the family of the late Bill Hewlin announce his peaceful passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 59 years: Marigold; daughters: Jane (Neville) Hackett, Paradise and Thelma (Howard) Doman, Corner Brook; one son John (Clare) Hewlin, Deer Lake; eight grandchildren: Christopher, Nancy and Jillian Hackett, Connie (Steve) Taylor, Todd (Kara) Doman, Sarah-Lynn, Leslie and Jonathon Hewlin; two great-grandchildren: Emma Julia Doman and Laura Nichole Taylor; one brother Forward (Joan) Hewlin, Cow Head, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father John Emmanuel and mother Jane Priscilla; sisters: Dulcie and Marjorie; brothers: Nick, Bert, Steve and Harvey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street, Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist or to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, March 2, 2005

DEATHS

ELFORD, Raymond E. (Sr.)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Elford Sr. announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at the age of 85 years. Raymond was a well-known painter and had the best kippers in Curling. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 60 years, Josephine (Beales); sons: Frank (Rita), Tom (Marion) and Raymond (Nadine) all of Corner Brook; daughter Mary of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Shawn, Frankie, Julia, Connie and Blaine; great-grandchildren: Dillin, Kyle and Courtney; brothers-in-law: Michael Beales and Ches Taylor; sisters-in-law: Eileen Williams, Mary Atkinson and Kay Elford. He was predeceased by his parents: Clarence and Angelina Elford; brothers: William, Albert and Noble; sisters: Margaret, Georgina, Carrie and Bride; and granddaughter Kristina. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Terry Boland officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website, www.country-haven.ca

MCDONALD, George Bernard
Corner Brook, NL
WWII Veteran (Merchant Navy)
March 14, 1913 - February 28, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George McDonald announce his passing on Monday, February 28th, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: brother Augustine MacDonald, Mountainview Estates; step-brothers: Karl, Dan and Ken McDonald; step-sisters: Margaret Deans, Jean Waite, Genny McDonald and Julie Nilsen; sister-in-law Loretta McDonald; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George Sr. and Mary McDonald, sisters: Gertrude O'Neil, Mary Collins, brothers: Allen and Joseph McDonald; step-sisters: Harriett Philpott, Blanche O'Brien, Myra Messervy and Kay Rogers; step-brother Wallace McDonald. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday, March 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Father 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 charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DURNFORD, Winnie
Burgeo, NL

It is with sadness that the family of the late Winnie Durnford announce her passing on Monday, February 28, 2005 at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo at the age of 81. She leaves to mourn step-daughter Melita (Reginald) Prosser, Burgeo; brother Henry (Winnie), Port aux Basques; sister Julia, Port aux Basques; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Roy. Friends may visit St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Burgeo on Tuesday and Wednesday from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. George Childs officiating. Interment will follow at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing.

PARSONS, John Joseph
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Parsons announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 28th, 2005, in his 97th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 61 years, Julia (nee Ezekiel); sons: John (Rebecca), Corner Brook, Sam (Amy), Toronto, ON, Jerry (Peggy), Corner Brook; one daughter Peggy (Clarence) Snooks, Mt. Moriah; sisters: Maude Berkshire and Mary Hickey, Pasadena; sister-in-law Mary Philippa Ezekiel (Presentation Convent, St. John's, NL) ; brothers-in-law: William Ezekiel and Frank Downey; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Sarah Parsons, brother Leo Parsons, sisters, Ida Berkshire, Laura Hepditch, Annie Downey, brothers-in-law, Alfred Berkshire, John Hepditch, Frank Berkshire, Ben Brown, Patrick Hickey and Philip Ezekiel, mother and father-in-law, Sam and Margaret Ezekiel. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Edwin Gale officiating, interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Most Holy Redeemer Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, March 3, 2005

DEATHS

BENOIT, Gerald
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of sixty years, Jean and five sons: Alton (Joyce) Benoit, Terry (Ann) Benoit, Aaron (Peggy) Benoit, Craig (Cassie) Benoit, all of Kippens, Rick (Vanda) Benoit of Deroche, British Columbia; four daughters: Irene Benoit, Debbie (Pat) Brake, all of Kippens, Annmarie (John) Royston of Burlington, Ontario, Joanne (Tom) Ducroix of Hamilton, Ontario; one brother Eddy Benoit of South Hampton, Ontario; one sister Josie (Ted) Russell of Kippens; two sisters-in-law: Isabel White of Kippens, Cleophie White of Stephenville; brother-in-law Hughie White of Kippens; 29 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Josie Ann Benoit and infant daughter Iris; four brothers: Aloysius White, Mark White, Herb White and Fred Benoit; two sisters: Mary White and Bernadette Benoit. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. at 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 Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador would be greatly appreciated.

PARSONS, John Joseph
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Parsons announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, February 28th, 2005, in his  97th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 61 years, Julia (nee Ezekiel); sons: John (Rebecca), Corner Brook, Sam (Amy), Toronto, ON, Jerry (Peggy), Corner Brook; one daughter Peggy (Clarence) Snooks, Mt. Moriah; sisters: Maude Berkshire and Mary Hickey, Pasadena; sister-in-law Mary Philippa Ezekiel (Presentation Convent, St. John's, NL); brothers-in-law: William Ezekiel and Frank Downey; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Sarah Parsons, brother Leo Parsons, sisters, Ida Berkshire, Laura Hepditch, Annie Downey, brothers-in-law, Alfred Berkshire, John Hepditch, Frank Berkshire, Ben Brown, Patrick Hickey and Philip Ezekiel, mother and father-in-law, Sam and Margaret Ezekiel. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Edwin Gale officiating, interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Most Holy Redeemer Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JANES, Stanley Lloyd
Fort McMurray, Alberta

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Janes announce his sudden passing at his residence in Fort McMurray on Sunday, February 27th, 2005 at the age of 53 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Cathy, son Fraser (Lisa), daughter Heather, grandchildren: Tyren and Riley, all of Fort McMurray; sister Myra (Austin) Shears, Cormack; brothers-in-law: Aloysius McDonald, Corner Brook and Richard McDonald, Grand Falls; mother and father-in-law Norma and Joseph Butt, Deer Lake; brothers-in-law: Arch (Angela) Butt, Tom (Christina) Butt, Deer Lake, Glen Pearcey, Pasadena; sisters-in-law: Joanne (Nolan) McKay, Deer Lake and Myra (David) Upward, Ottawa; as well as a large circle of other nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Fraser and Frances Janes, brothers: Robert (Leila) and Wilson, sisters: Bella McDonald and Hilda McDonald, brother-in-law David Butt and sister-in-law Kerry Pearcey. The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 6th at 2:30 p.m. from the United Church in Deer Lake, Reverend Tony Newell officiating, followed by the interment at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, 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 Salvation Army or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, March 4, 2005

DEATHS

CALLAHAN, (nee Byrne), Margaret Mary
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Mary Callahan announce her passing at the Interfaith Home For Seniors, Corner Brook on Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 at the age of 92 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories; children: Ronald, Port au Port, Elizabeth "Betty" (Thomas) Coles, Toronto, Mae "Mary" (Martin) O'Quinn, Labrador City and Gary (Linda), Corner Brook; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur; parents Bernard and Bridget Byrne; and grandchildren: Arthur Callahan, William Callahan and Deborah Coles. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 5th at 2:00 p.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YARN, Mary (nee Boone)
Passed peacefully away at Central NL Hospital on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005 Mrs. Mary Yarn (nee Byrne) of Mose Ambrose, age 92 years. Leaving to mourn her loving family, Pam (Albert) Lawrence, English Harbour West and their children: Craig, Halifax and Chrissy (Ryan) Keeping, Mose Ambrose and Margaret (Calvin) Sheppard, Mose Ambrose and their children James, St. John's and Megan, Mose Ambrose. Also her caregiver Brenda Hunt, Harbour Breton with whom she resided. Two great great grandchildren Aaron Power, St. John's and Blake, Mose Ambrose. A number of nieces and nephews at Bay Roberts, Port au Grave and Bareneed plus a number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Chesley Yarn, step-son James and daughter-in-law Monica. Any donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church in Mose Ambrose. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 5th at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Mose Ambrose with Rev. Colbourne officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Mose Ambrose. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Spencer's Funeral Home.

JANES, Stanley Lloyd
Fort McMurray, Alberta

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Janes announce his sudden passing at his residence in Fort McMurray on Sunday, February 27th, 2005 at the age of 53 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Cathy, son Fraser (Lisa), daughter Heather, grandchildren: Tyren and Riley, all of Fort McMurray; sister Myra (Austin) Shears, Cormack; brothers-in-law: Aloysius McDonald, Corner Brook and Richard McDonald, Grand Falls; mother and father-in-law Norma and Joseph Butt, Deer Lake; brothers-in-law: Arch (Angela) Butt, Tom (Christina) Butt, Deer Lake, Glen Pearcey, Pasadena; sisters-in-law: Joanne (Nolan) McKay, Deer Lake and Myra (David) Upward, Ottawa; as well as a large circle of other nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Fraser and Frances Janes, brothers: Robert (Leila) and Wilson, sisters: Bella McDonald and Hilda McDonald, brother-in-law David Butt and sister-in-law Kerry Pearcey. The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 6th at 2:30 p.m. from the United Church in Deer Lake, Reverend Tony Newell officiating, followed by the interment at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, 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 Salvation Army or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

DUVAL, Wilford
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilford Duval announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his good friend Anastatia Bennett and one step-son Lawrence Bennett (Shannon Sheppard) of Stephenville Crossing, one step-daughter Becky Bennett of Stephenville Crossing and three brothers: Raymond Duval, Clifford Duval, Gerald (Linda) Duval, all of Stephenville Crossing and three sisters: Betty Young and Gertrude Alexander, both of Stephenville Crossing, Mary (Edward) King, of St. Fintan's and three step grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service took place on Friday, March 4th at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.

HYNES, Blanche
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche Hynes announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at the age of 95 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Maurice (Cecelia) Hynes of Stephenville; two daughters: Sheila Hynes of St. John's, Regina (Jim) Bourgeois of Ajax, Ontario; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jack Hynes, her son Maurice John Hynes and one daughter Doreen Plank. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 5th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Street, Stephenville.


Saturday, March 5, 2005

BIRTH

TEMPLE / CAINES
Deneka Temple and Byron Caines are delighted to announce the healthy arrival of their son Brett Harvey Moses on Jan. 15, 2005 weighing 9 lb. 14½ oz. Proud grandparents Harvey and Lucy Temple and Victor and Marina Caines.

CASTILLO
Roland and Marilee (Joy) Castillo of Stephenville Crossing are pleased to announce the birth of their first child. Noah James Nemesio Castillo was born February 15, 2005 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, weighing 7 lb. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Alton and Beatrice Joy of Stephenville Crossing and Rolando and Teresita Castillo of Mississauga, Ontario.

WEDDING

DELANEY / ROWSELL
Gail and the late Edward Delaney are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Stephanie to Jay, son of Nada and Gary Rowsell. The wedding took place at the First United Church, Corner Brook on February 12, 2005 with the Reverend Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Rick Barry, Uncle of the Bride, was Father Giver. Jodi Delaney, sister of the bride was Maid of Honor; Terri Donahue and Sherry Kelly, friends of the bride were Bridesmaids; Marc Rowsell, brother of the groom was Best Man, John Patten and Steve Christopher, friends of the groom were Groomsmen. Ring bearer was Morgan Evoy, nephew of the bride; Flower girl was Chelsea Evoy, niece of the bride. Vocalist for the ceremony was Brian Delaney, Great Uncle of the bride. The reception was held at the Columbus Club with Brian Woolfrey, Uncle of the groom as Master of Ceremonies. Stephanie and Jay would like to thank everyone who helped make their day so special. The Newlyweds currently reside in Burnaby, BC.


Monday, March 7, 2005

DEATHS

VERGE, Sadie Melissa
Parsons Pond
Dec. 14th, 1929 - Mar. 5th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sadie Verge announce her passing on Saturday, March 5th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 55 years Thomas; her children, Colin (Pauline), Boyd (Jean), Juanita (Ted), Jason (Pam), Sterling (Judy), Joshua (Nazmoon), Dion (Elizabeth), Tina (Charles), Casey (Rebecca) and Michael; her grandchildren, Maxine (Alan), Natasha (Terry), Natalie (Michael), Tanya, April, Christopher, Germaine, Tyler, Tyson, Tyrone, April-Ann, Stephanie (Warren), Colton, Eleni, Sheldon, Emily and Anna; two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Brandi; five sisters, Rowena Bavis, Mildred Payne, Edna Wentzell, Josie Walters, Daisy (Max) Payne; three brothers, Sandy (MaryJane), Rex (Jean) and Gerald (Marion); her brother-in-law Claude Brown. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Gladys & Eldrick Parson, sisters Beatrice Goosney, Lily Kate Payne, Joyce Parsons, and Jessie Brown; brother Stedman Parson, brothers-in-law, Gilbert Goosney, Percy Payne, Henry Payne, Peter Bavis, Milton Walters and John Wentzell; her parents-in-law Howard & Phoebe Verge. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond on Sunday where also Funeral Services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 PM with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 NorthMain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

BUTT, Norma (nee Nichols)
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norma Butt announce her passing on Saturday, March 5th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving husband Joseph, son: Archie (Angela) Butt, Reidville, Tom (Christina) Butt, Deer Lake; daughters: Cathy Janes, Fort McMurray, Joanne (Nolan) McKay, Deer Lake, Myra (David) Upward, Ottawa; 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandsons; brothers: Reg (Marion) Nichols, Corner Brook, Ralph (Julia) Nichols, Deer Lake; son-in-law: Glenn Pearcey, Pasadena; daughter-in-law: Inez Cross, BC; brothers-in-law: Jack Butt, Pasadena, Gordon Gushue, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Florence McIanson, Calgary, Ruth (Edgar) Legge, Pasadena. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents: Norman and Hannah, son David, daughter Kerry, son-in-law, Stan, sisters: Ruby (Carl) Hussey, Blanche (Roland) Penney; brothers-in-law Reg (Bride) Butt, sisters-in-law: Sadie Gushue and Mary Butt; mother and father-in-law: Harry and Annabel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 10:30 AM from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Paul's United Accessible Church Fund or to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, March 8, 2005

DEATHS

SNOOK, Elizabeth Angela
Georgetown, Ontario
(Formerly of Lourdes, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Angela Snook announce her passing at the Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown, Ontario on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Ivan (Janet) Snook of Lourdes, Pius (Debbie) Snook of Georgetown, Ontario and two daughters: Kathleen (Allen) Benoit of Piccadilly, Henrietta (Richard) McCutcheon of Georgetown, Ontario, one sister Florence (Michael) Smith of Lourdes and six grandchildren: Sonya Lainey, Tanya Snook, Charlie Snook, Edward Benoit, Trisha Snook, Erin Snook and five great-grandchildren: Dakota Lainey, Klorryssa Barter, Ethan Snook, Carley Reiley and Eva Reiley and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Joseph Snook, one son Garfield Snook and one brother Henry Jim Snook. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery  in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.  Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

BULLEN, Philomena
11 Empire Ave., Stephenville
Formerly of Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philomena Bullen announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, March 4th, 2005 at the age of 39 years. She will be sadly missed by her father Gordon Bullen Sr., her brothers: Gordon Bullen Jr. (Shirley), Tom (Colleen) and Maurice (Laura) all in Lourdes, her two sisters: Marie (Jack) Snook and Ann Bullen both in Lourdes along with many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Marie Bullen. Funeral services took place on Monday, March 7th, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements were under the guidance of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

BRYANT, Jacob W.
Deer Lake
Oct. 4th, 1927 - Mar. 6th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jacob Bryant announce his passing on Sunday, March 6th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 77th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years, Evelyn; three sons: Terry of Chapeau, Ontario, Tony (Melinda) of Stephenville Crossing and Larry (Nicole) of Wawa, Ontario; six grandchildren: Loriann (Judson) of Dartmouth, NS, Jennifer of Stephenville Crossing, Vicki, Krystal, Jamie and Patsy, all of Ontario; one great-grandchild, Jordon of Dartmouth, NS; one brother, Philip (Olly) of Bedford, NS; two sisters: Edna (Leonard) Hoyles of Deer Lake and Irene (Robert) Merritt of New Brunswick; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Philip; parents, James and Molly Bryant; brother, Beaton; sister, Louise Tulk & his aunt, Minnie. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake, with Rev. Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, March 9, 2005

DEATH

HAYES, James (Jim)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jim Hayes announces his sudden passing on Monday, March 7, 2005 in his 30th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his love, Nicole O'Keefe; parents: Joseph Hayes and Agnes Taylor; sisters: Glenda of Pasadena, Helen (Roger) of Ontario and Stephanie (Chris) of Corner Brook; brothers: Joseph (Glenda) of Cormack, Aaron (Michelle) of St. John's, Mike (Tina) of Rocky Harbour, Mark (Holly) of Edmonton and his twin brother John of Halifax; grandmother Nellie Hayes; nephews: Robert, Joseph, Andrew and Christopher; nieces: Megan, Mira and Gracie; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by grandparents: Joseph Hayes and Cyril and Theresa Companion. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, March 10, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, March 11, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been 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


Thursday, March 10, 2005

DEATH

MARCH, Martin (Marty)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martin March announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 64 years, Genevieve (Gen); children: Ann (Phonse) Power, Isobel March, Martina (Gerald) Curtis, Dottie (Joe) MacDonald, Kenneth March, and Daniel (Margaret) March; grandchildren: Kim, Steve, Lynn, David, Jacki, Marc, Samantha, Joshua, and Demi; great grandchildren: Trevor, Eric, Jessica, Nicolle, Olivia and Liam; sisters: Mary (Harry) Cartmell, Dolores Bennett, Sister Theresa March and Doreen Noel; brothers: Gerry (Anna), Danny (Rose), and Bernard; brothers-in-law: Tom (Phyllis) Murphy, and Alban (Mary) Murphy; sisters-in-law: Bernadine (Bun) Bell, Pauline (Ned) Kennedy, Geraldine (Bernie) Kuhn, Sheila Garrett, Vera Joy; cousin Mike Meaney; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Daniel and Theresa; brothers: John, Alphonsus, Hugh, Anthony and Osbourne; and sister Victoria McCarthy. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, March 10, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, March 11, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Camacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website: www.country-haven.ca


Friday, March 11, 2005

DEATH

O'BLENIS, Gregory (Greg) Donald
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Greg O'Blenis announces his passing, which occurred Wednesday, March 9th, 2005 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney at the age of 58 years. He leaves to mourn with loving memories, his wife and best friend Barbara, three children: daughter Tracey and spouse Sean Curry and grandchildren Emily, Quinn and MacKenzie of Moncton, NB, son Corey and spouse Rhea and granddaughter Kayla of Cold Lake, Alberta, daughter Sherry and spouse Jules Roche and grandchildren Kendra, Tristan and Julian and his loving mother Noreen O'Blenis, all of Saint John, NB. He leaves behind a large circle of family and friends: loving mother-in-law Ada George, Isaac and Rose George and family, Marilyn and Fraser Borden, Jack George and family, all of Corner Brook, NL; Elaine and Dave Graham of Sackville, NS and special friends George and Marjorie Andrews and goddaughter Breana of Goose Bay, Labrador. He was predeceased by his father Donald O'Blenis and brother Gary O'Blenis. A memorial service to celebrate Greg's life will take place 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 12th, 2005 at the Sydney River United Protestant Church with Rev. Dana Feltmate and Mr. Darius B. Powell LPIMT officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in memory of Greg to 4B of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the S.W. Chant & Son Funeral Home Ltd., Sydney, Nova Scotia.


Saturday, March 12, 2005

DEATH

MURPHY, Dr. Noel Francis
Corner Brook, NL
W.W.II British Air Force

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dr. Noel Francis Murphy announce his passing on Thursday, March 10th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories children: Gerine (David) Collingwood, Corner Brook, Edwina Martin (Hugh Ledrew), Nova Scotia; grandchildren: Wendy Martin (Paul Mackenzie), Nova Scotia, Jacqueline Penney (Derrick Batten), St. John's and Jennifer (Travis) Penney-Chaulk, Fox Trap; great-grandchildren: Megan, Stephen, Jordan, Isaac and Luke; sister Maureen Myers, Massachusetts; nephew Kenan Myers, Massachusetts. As well as a large circle of other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his wife Edna, parents Dr. John and Elsie and sister Patricia. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 14th at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Cremation to follow at Dr. Murphy's request. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

WEDDING

CHAULK & RIDEOUT
Doug Chaulk
, formerly of Corner Brook & Edith Rideout, formerly of Seal Cove Fortune Bay were married in Brampton Sept. 10, 2004. Lucy (best friend of the bride & groom) was ring bearer. The happy couple reside in Georgetown, ON. Best wishes from friends & family in NL.

BIRTH

LOVELL
Eli and Agnes Sheppard of Kippens are delighted to announce the arrival of their first grandchild Robert Andrew Eli born January 10, 2005, weighing 7 lb. 6 oz. Proud parents Jennifer and Andrew Lovell of NB. Love and best wishes from Aunty Suzanne.

BRAKE
Kyle and Stacey are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their precious angel Evan Kyle David on January 6, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Proud first time grandparents are David and Gloria LaSaga and Lawrence and Judy Brake all of Corner Brook.


Monday, March 14, 2005

DEATHS

MOSS, Alma Vivian
Deer Lake
Aug. 20th, 1932 - Mar. 12th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Vivian Moss announce her passing on Saturday, March 12, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 72nd year. She will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by her husband Glynn, her sons Wade (Ruby), Brian (Beverly), Pembrooke, ON, Bob (Beverly), Jim (Janice), Perry (Doreen). Her daughters Glenda (Winston Langdon), Wilma (Cordell McKay), Gail (Jason McKay), and Paulette. 26 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. Her sister Mary Reid. Her brothers Charlie Janes, Angus (Shirley) Janes, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Jane Janes. Her son Norman, her 2 brothers Gordon and Fraser, and her sister Ada Smith. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake Sunday & Monday from where the funeral will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, donations may be made to the Gideon Bibles Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake.
Forever in Our Hearts

JANES, Cyril Henry
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Henry Janes announce his passing on Saturday, March 12, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 60 years Edna (nee Cox), children: Ross (Emma), Meadows, Norma (Elliott) White, Hughes Brook, Enid (Doug) Power, Corner Brook, Gary, Kamloops, BC, Pauline (James) Proctor, Colbourne, ON, Wanda (Frank) Power, Corner Brook and Glenda (Norma) Rector, Nova Scotia. Grandchildren: Glenda & Amanda Janes, Darrrell & Debbie White, Marcel & Michelle Power, Lori Blanchard, Erin & Leslie Power, Catherine & Victoria Rector. Great-grandchildren: Debra, Kayla, Jasmine, Jenell, Gabriel and Abigail. One great-great-grandson Parker. Sister Mabel Abbott, Kitchener, ON. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Florence Janes, granddaughter Joanne, brothers Clem, Garfield, William, Joseph and Edward, sisters Ethel, Amelia and Edna. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook, today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Crones & Colitis Society or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

DWYER, Sarah Newhook
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Newhook Dwyer announce her passing on Friday, March 11, 2005 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook at the age of 96 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her two sons: Fraser (Patricia), Steady Brook and Raymond (Arlene), Calgary. Grandchildren: Paul (Sonya), Regina, Jennifer (Jeff), Steady Brook, Sean (Janice), Corner Brook, Heather (Burton), St. John's, Brian (April) and Cynthia (Wayne) McGeoch, both of Ontario. Great-grandchildren: Zoey, David, Alyson, Heidi, Sarah, Logan, Stephen, Cynthia and Alexx. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert, son Bruce, sisters Emily Day and Elizabeth Bugden, brothers Edward and Albert. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Janeway Child Health Centre. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

TULK, Catherine Jean
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Jean Tulk announce her passing on Friday, March 11, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 60 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her beloved husband Francis O'Quinn, Corner Brook, mother Marie Webber, Corner Brook. Children Trudie (Doug), Montreal, Robert (Rachel), Corner Brook, Susan (Don), Port au Port, David (Sherri) and Dale (Nancy), both of Corner Brook. Grandchildren Samantha-Rae, Daniel, Jonathan, Dana, Alex, Keisha, Sarah, Tamara, Jordan, Scott, Jacinta, Madison, Emily and Mark. Step-children Juanita (Terry), Brampton, ON, Deanna (Donnie), Milton, ON, Corina (Roland), Burnt Islands. Mother-in-law Margaret O'Quinn, St. Andrews. Step grandchildren Brent, Megan, Andrew and Rachel. Brothers and sisters Brenda (Ed) Anstey, Corner Brook, David (Judy), Mt. Moriah, Frank "Lolly" (Sue), Hawkesbury, ON, Jim (Catherine), Corner Brook, Tom (Margie), Mt. Pearl, Gertrude Oakley, St. John's and Joseph (Justine), Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. She was predeceased by her father Frank Webber, 1982 and sister Barbara Chafe, 1998. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Sunday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place today, Monday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church with Father Gordon Grace officiating. Cremation to follow at Catherine's request. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, March 15, 2005

DEATHS

DICKS, Peter
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Dicks announce his passing on Sunday, March 13th, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife Joan; son Joseph (Lenora), Fredericton, NB; daughters: Rita (Carl) Brake, Corner Brook and Joan (Greg) Watton, Cobourg, ON; son-in-law Tim Kryski, Pasadena; eight grandchildren: Adrienne and Jennifer Brake, Peter and Adele Dicks, Matthew and Samuel Watton, Nicole Howlett and Katrina Kryski; sister Margaret Dicks, Corner Brook, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his son Peter Dicks, daughter Catherine Kryski, sister Mary Dicks, brothers Vincent and Joseph, parents Joseph and Catherine Dicks. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, March 16th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Church, Humber Road, officiated by Fr. Gordon Grace. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WARREN, Norman J. (Norm)
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, March 13, 2005, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his first wife Daisy (Higdon) and infant son Norman. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Barbara of 25 years; daughters: Holly Basha (Fred Lewis), Corner Brook and Cathy Baird (Bill), Gander; son Garry (Phyllis), Pasadena and David (Connie), Kippens; step-daughter Rose Lynne Stacey (Todd Smith), Milton; step-sons: Gene Loughman (Lorraine), Shoal Harbour, Glenn Ploughman (Ivy), Ottawa, ON and Jerry Ploughman (Marilyn), Shoal Harbour; 20 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; sisters: Agnes Smith, Chapel Arm, Dorothy Rowe (Max), Chance Cove and Nina Andrews (Reg), Dunville; brothers: Wilson (Margaret) and Charles (Marjorie), both of Chapel Arm; sisters-in-law: Mary Warren, Chapel Arm and Marion Warren, Port Blandford and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer's Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005 from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Sunshine Manor, Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital or St. Mary's Anglican Church Choir.

COMPAGNON, Fred A.
W.W.II Merchant Marine

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fred Compagnon announce his passing on Sunday, March 13th, 2005 at the O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his second wife, Rita; children: Frank (Alice), Prince George, BC, Terry (Roslyn), Hare Bay, David (Bonnie), Toronto, ON and Jocelyn (Rick) Bostock, Gibbons, AB; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers: Eric, George and Jack (Cecilia); sisters: Jean and Rhodina; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, James and Sarah; first wife, Mabel and by his brothers and sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 16th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, with Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at  the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, March 16, 2005

DEATHS

SNOW, Edward "Gordon"
Deer Lake, NL
July 9, 1906 - March 14, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Snow announce his passing on Monday, March 14, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in his 99 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter Myrtle (Harold) Harnum, Deer Lake; sons: Gordon (Doris), Stephenville, Claude (Veronica), Deer Lake and Calvin (Edwina), Corner Brook. 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Minnie Pearl, April 26, 1997, sister Minnie Burton, brothers Clarence and Jack Snow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today, Wednesday from the hour of 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake with Pastor Terry Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to The Gideon Bible Fund or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

SNOW, Stephen John
Stephen John Snow
passed away suddenly in BC at the age of 42. Left to mourn are his parents Harold and Peggy Snow and his daughter Jenny. Brother of Beverly and Patricia Snow of Port Coquitlam, BC, Jim and wife Wanda Snow of Surrey, BC, David and wife Jill Snow of Moose Jaw, Sask. Also many aunts and uncles in NL. Predeceased by his mother Marie Young. Memorial and Cremation Service took place at Frazer Lawn Funeral Home in Burnaby, BC on March 12th, 2005. Condolences can be sent to e-mail address hcsnow@rogers.com

DOUCETTE, Albert
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Doucette announce his passing at his residence in Corner Brook on Sunday, March 13, 2005 at the age of 66 years. He will be sadly missed by his children: Elizabeth of Sussex, New Brunswick, Murray of Ottawa, Ontario, Colleen of Sussex, New Brunswick, Robert of Saint John, New Brunswick and the mother of his children, Billie Ross of New Brunswick, grandchildren: Ocean-Leigh, Adena, Haley and brothers: Harold (Therese), Vincent, all of Ontario, Alphonsus (Monica) of British Columbia, Stan of Port au Port, Jack of Nova Scotia, sisters: Theresa (Winslow) Delouche of Port au Port, Julia (Ted) Neville of Port au Port, Mary (Bob) MacDonald of Deer Lake, sisters-in-law, Marion Doucette of Port au Port, Patricia Doucette of Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Jeremiah and Edna Doucette and brothers, Frank and Bernard Doucette. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

PARSONS, Dorothy (nee Spracklin)
Cormack, NL
April 5, 1926 - March 15, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Parsons announce her passing on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 5 sons: Randy, Gordon Jr. (Ada), both of Cormack, Wayne (Aggie), North Battle Field, Sack., Fred (Christine) and Robert (Minnie), both of Cormack; 8 daughters: Joan (Bob) Walkins, Deer Lake, Audrey (Glen) Crewe, Cormack, Violet (Willis) Luff, Cormack with whom she resided, Joyce (Carl) Robinson, Middle Arm, Green Bay, Lillian (Tom) Pearce, Cormack, Gayle (Manuel) Campbell, Joy (Leonard) Roberts, both of Charlottetown, Lab., and Penney (Francis) Budgell, Middle Arm, Green Bay. Son-in-law Edgar Caines, Cormack. 35 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Brothers: Cecil (Lucy) Spracklin, Deer Lake, William (Pearl) Spracklin, Spaniard's Bay and Benjamin (Marion) Spracklin, Brigus. Sister Abbie (Ern) Walsh, Cupids. Brothers-in-law: Frank (Ina) Parsons, Markland and Walter (Shirley) Parsons, St. Anthony. Sisters-in-law: Genieve White, East Port and Elizabeth Monk, St. John's. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years Gordon, 1998, daughter Dorothy Caines, 2004, grandchildren Rowena and Aaron Parsons. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Cormack today, Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Cyril Farewell officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Cormack. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BYRNE, Ivan Joseph
York Harbour, NL
October 31, 1935 - March 15, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivan Byrne announce his passing on Tuesday, March 15th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 45 years, Doris (nee Sheppard), his five children: Clinton (Karen) Byrne and their children, Adriane and Melissa, Meadows, daughter: Laura Byrne (partner Kevin Mahar) and her children, Megan, Kimberly and Mark, Corner Brook, daughter: Pamela (Andre Rossignol) and their children Robyn, Jordan and Brooke, Nova Scotia, one great-grandchild Taylor, son: Robert Byrne (partner William Clayton), Nova Scotia, son: Mark (Millie) Byrne and their children Jessie and Jacob, Stephenville; brothers and sisters: Thomas (Elva) Byrne, Maisie (Henry) Kendell, Gerald (Dorothy) Byrne, Leo (Marie) Byrne, David (Shirley) Byrne, Hazel Weibe (partner Ron Fewer), Annie (Doug Duffney), Kathleen (Eric Sheppard) Lynn (Harland) Cross, Ben (Catherine) Byrne; brothers and sisters-in-law: Ena Murrin, Sybil (Frank) Lamaire, Lottie (Norman Childs), Phyllis Kendell (Eugene), Harvey Sheppard (partner Vera), Bernard Sheppard, Hilda (Albert) Wheeler, Joan (Gordon) Youden, Greg Sheppard (partner Debbie), Rhonda Sheppard (partner Terry), as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Predeceased by his parents Mark and Margaret Byrne, two children Jeffrey and Clement and brother Brian. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour on Wednesday and Thursday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, March 18th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Nellie Thomas and Sister Donna Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in York Harbour. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON), the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, March 17, 2005

DEATH

SNOW, Edward "Gordon"
Deer Lake, NL
July 9, 1906 - March 14, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Snow announce his passing on Monday, March 14, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in his 99 year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter Myrtle (Harold) Harnum, Deer Lake; sons: Gordon (Doris), Stephenville, Claude (Veronica), Deer Lake and Calvin (Edwina), Corner Brook. 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Minnie Pearl, April 26, 1997, sister Minnie Burton, brothers Clarence and Jack Snow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today, Wednesday from the hour of 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake with Pastor Terry Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to The Gideon Bible Fund or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, March 18, 2005

DEATH

HUTCHINGS, Dylan T. Ryan
January 21, 1998 - March 15, 2005

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our little angel, Dylan. His life has touched the hearts of so many people, all of whom will be forever grateful. He was predeceased by his cousin, Ryan Janes. Dylan will be forever loved and remembered by his loving & devoted mother, Brandi Hutchings; stepfather, Gerald Dingwell; nanny, Joy Janes; poppy, Neil Deluney; uncle, Dean Hutchings; aunt, Michelle Hutchings (Richard); great-grandmother, Mary Janes and a large circle of aunts, uncles, family and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 19th at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or the Janeway Child Health Centre. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Forever in our hearts...
our Guardian Angel. We love you"


Saturday, March 19, 2005

DEATHS

WHEELER, Lillian
Frenchman's Cove, NL
March 10, 1910 - March 18, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Wheeler announce her passing on Friday, March 18th, 2005 at the Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour, at the age of 95 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories two sons: Kenneth (Doreen) Wheeler and George Wheeler, Frenchman's Cove; two daughters: Florence (Roy) Locke, Frenchman's Cove and Emma (Ron) Cook, Corner Brook; sister Mary (William) Parsons, Curling; brother-in-law George Companion, John's Beach; sister-in-law Olive Barnes, Frenchman's Cove; twenty grandchildren; twenty five great-grandchildren; as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur; five sons: Simion, Albert, Joel, Jack and Henry, three brothers: Lesley, William and Arthur Barnes; and sister Theresa Companion. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, March 21st at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

RANDELL, Stanley Charles
Norris Point
Aug. 17th, 1918 - Mar. 18th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Charles Randell announce his passing on Friday, March 18, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his children: Hilda (Herbert) Loder, Robert (Selma), Garfield (Laura), Gideon (Betty), Richard (Doris), Belinda (Leo) Tobin. Twenty seven grandchildren, thirty two great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Two sisters-in-law Hazel and Dulcie, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Winnifred Maude, daughter Effie Deliah, parents Frances and James, sister Deliah (Frederick) Loder, and brothers George, Sidney and Frederick. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point today, Saturday from where the Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with 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"

WHEELER, Harry C.
Deer Lake
(Formerly of Howley)
Sept. 19th, 1926 - Mar. 18th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry C. Wheeler announce his passing on Friday, March 18th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 79th year. He will be sadly missed by his brother Norman (Ruby) of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and Titus; brothers Reginald, Elmo, Maxwell, Alonzo and Hubert; two sisters Ruby and Irene. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church today, Saturday from where the Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gifford 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"

HUTCHINGS, Dylan T. Ryan
January 21, 1998 - March 16, 2005

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our little angel, Dylan. His life has touched the hearts of so many people, all of whom will be forever grateful. He was predeceased by his cousin, Ryan Janes. Dylan will be forever loved and remembered by his loving & devoted mother, Brandi Hutchings; stepfather, Gerald Dingwell; nanny, Joy Janes; poppy, Neil Deluney; uncle, Dean Hutchings; aunt, Michelle Hutchings (Richard); great-grandmother, Mary Janes and a large circle of aunts, uncles, family and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 19th at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or the Janeway Child Health Centre. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Forever in our hearts...
our Guardian Angel. We love you"

ENGAGEMENT

WHITE & CAREY
Brian & Debbie White of Kippens are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Leah to Jeff, son of Tom & Marilyn Carey of Bishop's Falls. An August, 2005 wedding is planned. Congratulations from Mom, Dad and Aaron.

BIRTH

OKE
Bryan and Sandra are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Connor Edward, born January 27, 2005 at WMRH, Corner Brook. Connor is welcomed by proud grandparents Edward and Gladys Oke of Massey Drive and Cliff and Dorothy Hawco of Kelligrews.

SPENCER
Janice, Mike and big sister Gina of Deer Lake were blessed with the safe arrival of Colin Michael on February 19, 2005 at WMRH weighing 7 lb. 8.5 oz. Colin is the grandson of Paul and Lorraine Gillingham of Corner Brook and Ralph and the late Bernice Spencer of Pasadena. The Spencers would like to thank a fantastic group of doctors - Dr. Hamann, Dr. Frykoda, Dr. Kathir and Dr. MacLeod for their great care, as well as all the wonderful nurses of the maternity ward.

WEDDING

HUNT / MITCHELL
Gordon and Judy Hunt of Mt. Moriah are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Teena to Paul, son of Bruce and Marie Mitchell of Curling. The couple were married Sept. 25/04 at St. Mary the Virgin in Curling by Rev. John Hounsell-Drover. A reception was held at the Columbus Club on Reid Street. The happy couple now reside in Airdrie, AB, where both are employed. Best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, March 21, 2005

DEATHS

YARN, Hazel L.
14 North Street
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Yarn announce her passing on Saturday, March 19th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 71 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Dr. James C. Yarn; daughters: Penney (Jeff) Colbourne, Lisa (Lloyd) St. Croix, Elizabeth (Bert) Penney and Jodi (Ian) Long. 5 grandchildren: Holly and Zachary Colbourne, Robyn St. Croix, Jordan and Jamie Penney. Sister Verlie Winter, brother Ray Peach. Sisters-in-law: Shirley Yarn and Nancy (Dr. Gerald) Warren. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Emily, 1972, father Fletcher, 1977, sister Gwen Betts, brother Reg Peach and brother-in-law Merle Yarn. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BYRNE (Gibbons) Joan
Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer on March 20, 2005, Joan Byrne aged 46. Predeceased by uncle Pat and aunt Gert Stack. Leaving to mourn husband Jim and son Tim. Her father and mother Fergus and Elizabeth Gibbons. 3 brothers Derrick (Cheryl), Wayne (Sue), Barry (Cathy), one nephews, Michael, 3 nieces, Mellisa, Crystal and Gloria. Her father and mother-in-law Jim and Helen Byrne, sisters-in-law, Karla (Michael), Lee Anne (Michael), Mary Ellen (Stephen). Also a number of special uncles, aunts and close friends, Michelle Lacoure and Judy Poole. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road Monday and Tuesday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Funeral mass Wednesday from St. Joseph's Church, Petty Harbour at 10 a.m. with interment at the R.C. cemetery, Petty Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

PAYNE, Brian W.
Rocky Harbour
Sept. 22nd, 1957 - March 18th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brian W. Payne announce his passing on Friday, March 18th, 2005 at his family residence in his 47th year. He will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by his wife Vida, his daughter Kay (Randy) Reid, his two grandchildren, Alexanderia and Rebecca Reid, his sisters Greta House, Edith (Brian) Walsh, Carol (Melvin) Pittman, Dulcie (Thomas) House, his brothers Bill (Loretta), Dick (Josie), Foster (Irene), Harvey (Shelia), Woodrow (Cathy), Jason (Lorraine) and Steward, his sisters-in-law Wanda, Faye, Lorelie (Larry) Payne, his brother-in-law Clem (Paula), his mother and father-in-law, Carl and Rellie Payne of Rocky Harbour and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father William Leslie and Gertrude Payne, brothers-in-law Thomas House, Hubert Hynes and Frank Payne. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour Sunday and Monday from where the funeral services will take place on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005 at 2 p.m. with Cannon John Olsson officiating. Interment to follow to the family plot. Flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake.
Forever in our hearts

MCVEAN, Elvina "Vi"
Corner Brook, NL
October 4, 1908 - March 14, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elvina McVean announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, March 14th, 2005 at the age of 96 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter Dorothy Helen Post (Tom); two grandchildren: Bob Post and Sandra Lyon; three great-grandchildren; special nieces: Priscilla Boutcher, Dorothy Gough, Marjorie Rowsell, Lillian Hayes and Pat Nolan; sister Dorothy Mann, Toronto, ON; brother Joe Gaudon, Mississauga, ON; as well as a large circle of other nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by husband Murdock (1979); mother and father: John and Annie Gaudon; sisters: Marjorie Nolan, Priscilla Young, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and Annie Gaudon; brothers: Norman Gaudon, Harold Gaudon and Martin Gaudon and son-in-law Ron Post. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Father Edmund Camacho officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook, NL. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, March 22, 2005

DEATHS

YARN, Hazel L.
14 North Street
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Yarn announce her passing on Saturday, March 19th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 71 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Dr. James C. Yarn; daughters: Penney (Jeff) Colbourne, Lisa (Lloyd) St. Croix, Elizabeth (Bert) Penney and Jodi (Ian) Long. 5 grandchildren: Holly and Zachary Colbourne, Robyn St. Croix, Jordan and Jamie Penney. Sister Verlie Winter, brother Ray Peach. Sisters-in-law: Shirley Yarn and Nancy (Dr. Gerald) Warren. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Emily, 1972, father Fletcher, 1977, sister Gwen Betts, brother Reg Peach and brother-in-law Merle Yarn. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BYRNE (GIBBONS) Joan
Passed peacefully away after a courageous battle with cancer on March 20, 2005, Joan Byrne aged 46. Predeceased by uncle Pat and aunt Gert Stack. Leaving to mourn husband Jim and son Tim. Her father and mother Fergus and Elizabeth Gibbons. 3 brothers Derrick (Cheryl), Wayne (Sue), Barry (Cathy), one nephew, Michael, 3 nieces, Mellisa, Crystal and Gloria. Her father and mother-in-law Jim and Helen Byrne. Sisters-in-law, Karla (Michael), Lee Anne (Michael), Mary Ellen (Stephen). Also a number of special uncles, aunts and close friends, Michelle Lacoure and Judy Poole. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road Monday and Tuesday. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Funeral mass Wednesday from St. Joseph's Church, Petty Harbour at 10 a.m. with interment at the R.C. cemetery, Petty Harbour. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Wednesday, March 23, 2005

DEATHS

NOLAN, Mae
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mae Nolan announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at the age of 64 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Shannon (Tracey) Nolan of Stephenville Crossing, Preston Curnew (Joyce Young) of Stephenville; three daughters: Virginia (Howard) Young of Stephenville, Nicole Nolan of Hamilton, Ontario, Laura Nolan (Lawrence O'Neill) of Shallop Cove; one brother, Earl (Florence) Bennett of Stephenville Crossing; one sister, Katherine (Raymond) Downey of Stephenville Crossing; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Augustus and Clara Benoit; daughter Selena Curnew; brothers: Thomas Bennett, Gordon Bennett, Garvis Bennett; sisters: Dorothy Swyers, Gladys Swyers and Doris Bennett. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, March 24th at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

CASSELL, Reginald
Jackson's Arm
April 21st, 1937 - March 22nd, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Cassell announce his passing on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005 surrounded by his family, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in his 67th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Madeline (nee Kean); two children: Larry (Diane) of Fort McMurray, Susan (Johnny) Dinney of Reidville; two precious grandchildren: Travis and Joshua; his brothers: Guy (Joan) Cassell and Raymond (Maisie) Cassell both of Jackson's Arm; his mother-in-law Sarah Ann Kean of Pound Cove. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Annie Cassell. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Wednesday where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 53 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MURLEY, Thomas E.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Murley announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, March 21st, 2005 at the age of 90 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: George (Jean), Comox, BC; Fredricia (Eric) Collins, Kippens and Frank (Elizabeth), Corner Brook; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mildred, father Elwin, mother Rebecca, brothers: Leslie, Cecil, Clauson, sisters: Annie and Ivy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street with the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bus Fund, Outreach Department of the Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home, P. O. Box 250, Stephenville Crossing, NL, A0N 2C0. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca
"Devoted Husband and Father"


Thursday, March 24, 2005

DEATHS

BENNETT, Flora
St. Paul's, NL
June 22nd, 1916 - March 23rd, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Flora Bennett announce her passing on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Health Center, Norris Point, in the presence of her family, at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her sons: Kevin (Marie) and Matthew (Nina), both of St. Paul's; daughters: Yvonne LeRoux (Brian), Stephenville, Pauline Ryan (Raymond), Codroy Valley, Bernadette LeRoux (Gordon), Stephenville, Monica Avelino, Brampton, ON, Rita Coles (Albert), Fort McMurray, AB, Nora Colbourne, St. Paul's, Christina Barnes (Larry) and Jane Crewe (Ralph), both of Labrador City; special daughter (Granddaughter) Venece Biggin (Walter), Daniel's Harbour; 37 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; brother, Bradley House (Margaret); sisters: Winnie Perry and Rillie Hall; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; daughter, Vevian; son, Jerome; mother, Caroline House; father, John A. Brake; brother, Clayton House and sister, Doris Payne. The family will receive friends at Our Lady of the Coast Roman Catholic Church, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, March 25th at 10:30 a.m. with Father Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul's. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, NL. To make a memorial donation, or to sign the family guest book, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

CHIPPETT, Mary Theresa
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Chippett (nee Hoskins) announce her passing on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Ralph; daughter Lisa Martell (Roy), Halifax; granddaughter Katie; sisters: Joan Mitchell (Dennis), British Columbia and Emily Marshy, Ottawa, ON; brothers: Fred Hoskins (Anita), North Bay, ON, Leo Hoskins (Reta), Charlottetown, PEI, Brian Hoskins (Maxine) and Norbert Hoskins, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Jean Roberts (Clyde), Florida; as well as many  nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Mary Hoskins. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 26th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Church, Humber Road. Father Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, P.O. Box 6382, 354 Water Street, St. John's, NL A1C 6J9. To sign the guest book or to make a memorial donation please visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, March 25, 2005

In observance of Good Friday, The Western Star did not publish on March 25 and all offices were closed. Publication resumed on Saturday, March 26.


Saturday, March 26, 2005

DEATHS

GILLINGHAM, Eric Jerome
Cox's Cove, NL
1958 - 2005

It is with deep sadness that the family of Jerome Gillingham announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at the age of 46 years. Jerome had spent the last five years at WMRH and while there, touched the hearts of many who cared for him with kindness. Left with their thoughts and memories are his wife Karen; son: Erik; daughter: Tanya and granddaughter Jessica. After years of daily visits, he will be truly missed by his parents Grace and Eric Gillingham; siblings: Wanda (Gary) Gillingham, Leonard (Wanda), Paul (Jackie) and their families; grandmothers: Madeline Sheppard and Elsie Gillingham; mother-in-law: Eva Waldstein; nieces and nephews: Don, Natasha, Patricia, Pamela, Paul and Stephen Gillingham; aunts and uncles: Hubert (Olive) Sheppard, Frank (Dulcie) Sheppard, Don (Lucille) Sheppard, Meryl Gillingham, Austin (Pauline) Gillingham, Kathleen (Bernard) Park, Regina (Bruce) Drover and Marilyn (Bernard) Park, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers: Eli Sheppard and James Gillingham. Visitation took place at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove, on Friday from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 26th, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the "5th& 6th Floor Enhancement Committee" c/o PO Box 2005, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6J7, Att: Madonna Elford. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"no trial would cause us to despair if we knew God's reason for allowing it"

PRESTON, Harold John
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Preston announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 24, 2005 in his 50th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Carolann (Mike) Spontaneo of Corner Brook, Kelly Preston (fiancé Roger) of Ontario, Renee Preston (fiancé Jason) of Ontario, and Amanda Preston (fiancé Morgan) of Corner Brook; son Harold Jr. (fiancée Lisa) of Corner Brook; 7 grandchildren: Michael, Ryan, Morgan Jr., Tyler, Brady, Victoria and Kevin; parents: Gerald and Vera Preston of Corner Brook; brothers: Bill (Gloria) of British Colombia, Jerry and Rodney (Janet) all of Corner Brook; grandmother Victoria Parsons; and a large number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Jeffrey (2004). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, March 26, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with Major Cooper officiating. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BIRTHS

PAYNE
We are thrilled to announce the birth of our son Logan Clinton Percie on November 10, 2004 12:42 pm weighing 8 lb. 8 oz. Proud Parents are Tina Bennett-Payne and Clint Payne, Brampton, ON. Proud Grandparents are Mary Jesso, Corner Brook, NL, Millard Bennett and Judy White, Mt. Moriah, NL, Vivian Payne and Gilbert House, Parsons Pond, NL.

ELLSWORTH
Amanda and Mark Ellsworth are thrilled to announce the arrival of their little angel, Meghan Grace, on November 14, 2004, weighing 9 lb. 4½ oz. Proud grandparents are Mary Jesso of Corner Brook, Millard Bennett and Judy White of Corner Brook, and Barbara and Gordon Ellsworth of Hughes Brook. Thanks to Dr. Healey and nurses at Western Memorial Regional Hospital.

CURRY
Brandon and Jenelle are very proud to announce the arrival of their little brother Matthew Donald Tucker Curry. Born on February 28, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, weighing 8 lb. 12 oz. Proud parents are Jennifer and Donald. Grandparents Wayne and Marie Tucker of Meadows and Roger and Cheryl Curry of Pinellas Park. Proud great-grandmothers are Evelyn Tucker of Meadows and Mary Curry of Foxspro, MA, USA.

STEWART
IT'S A GIRL & IT'S A BOY

David and Lisa (Pennell), and big brother Aaron are pleased to announce the early arrival of TWINS! "Emma" Karras Caroline (4 lb. 8 oz.) and David Duane "Dawson" (4 lb. 10 oz.), born January 26, 2005 at the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Marie & John Pennell of Corner Brook and Irene & Duane Stewart of Oakville, Ontario. A special thank you for your prayers and best wishes during their time of illness with the RSV virus. Both babies have fully recovered and are doing great.

BAKER
Sara (Fraser) and David Baker are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kathryn Victoria on February 14, 2005, weighing 7 lb. 13 oz. at Women's College Hospital, Toronto. Delighted grandparents are Judith Fraser of Corner Brook, Martha and Tom Baker, Mississauga and Stuart Fraser, Holyrood. Special welcome from cousins Emily, Julia & Heather Elliott and Jack and Ryan Baker.

ENGAGEMENT

MANUEL / BURTON
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Manuel are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Carolyn to Robert son of Charlie and Donna Burton of Corner Brook. The engagement took place in Grande Prairie, Alberta on December 24, 2004. Wedding plans for April 2006 in Mexico.


Monday, March 28, 2005

DEATHS

GEORGE, Helen Marie
Corner Brook, NL
Dec. 27th, 1932 - March 26th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Marie George announce her passing on Saturday, March 26th, 2005 in the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 72 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving brother Dougal George, sister-in-law and dear friend Pressie, two beloved nephews and their wives, Bob and Patty, Jerry and Tina, her care giver Colleen White. As well as many cousins, friends, and former colleagues. Helen was predeceased by her parents Geraldine and Ernest George. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 29th from The Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street at 2:00 p.m. with Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA or to the Canadian Cancer Society. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

GOULDING, Eliza Elenor (nee Legge)
Corner Brook, NL
Feb. 26th, 1918 - March 26th, 2005

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, March 26th, 2005, Eliza Elenor Goulding at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Naomi Langdon, Shirley (Gus) Pieroway, Audrey Snow, Susan (Alex) Park and Olive (Fred) Oak; sons: Clarence (Patricia), Thomas (Muriel), Willis Jr. (Joanne) and Wade (Edna). 27 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Sister May (Woodrow) Hedd, brother Owen (Vera) Legge, sister-in-law Gertrude Legge and brother-in-law Steven Jeddore. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Willis, 2002, daughter Ruby Goulding, 1963, granddaughter Janice Langdon, 1964, great-granddaugher Melissa Langdon, 1983, sons-in-law Allan Langdon and Marshall Snow, sisters Naomi Legge, Deliah Jeddore and Ethel Lodge, brothers Archibald and Charles. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia receiving chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, March 29, 2005

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Wednesday, March 30, 2005

DEATHS

KELLY, Margaret "Rose" (Nee Pelley)
Corner Brook, NL
August 12, 1943 - March 28, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret "Rose" Kelly announce her passing on Monday, March 28, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 61 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Bruce, sons: Sean (Tammy), Corner Brook and Brent (Amanda Boone), Nova Scotia; one special grandson Mark, sisters: Betty (Don) Martin, Doreen (Henry) Burton and Pat (George) Perrett; brothers: Keith (Ruby), Leonard (Marg), Donald and Lloyd (Chris). As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Chesley and Frona Pelley and brother William. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. from the Cathedral of Most Holy Redeemer with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

MARKS, Arthur (Bun)
Passed away suddenly at his home in Cape Ray on March 24, 2005 Arthur (Bun) Marks, at the age of 76 years. Lighthouse keeper and businessman. As he would have wished, he was doing "a job" until the end. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Simms), infant son Craig and granddaughter Hayley. He will be deeply missed by his daughters, Beverley (Ross Durnford) of Port aux Basques and Meridith (Peter Bruneau) of Ottawa and his cherished grandson Benjamin. He is survived by his siblings Mary Marks-Mitchell of St. John's, Angie Palchuck (late Russell) of Cambridge, ON, Jack (Ruth) of Corner Brook, Lew (Bernice) of Upper Ferry and Frank (Helen) of London, ON. Bun will also be remembered by a broad circle of friends, young and old around Codroy, Cape Ray and Port aux Basques. Family and friends paid their respects at East Haven Funeral Home, Grand Bay from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. A service to celebrate Bun's life was held on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Cape Ray. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre Foundation. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at East Haven Funeral Home.


Thursday, March 31, 2005

DEATHS

HANN, Albert Allan
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Hann announce his passing at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at the age of 72. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Shirley; children: Roma (Arch), Shelia (Brian), Harold (Olive), Scott (Mary), Penny (Paul), Debbie (Dave), Marlene (Steve); 15 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother Gordon (Rhoda); sister-in-law Audrey; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by parents Albert and Frances Hann; brother Clarence. Visitation for friends will be held on Thursday and Friday from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Harrison Heidel officiating. Interment will follow at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Fund, 300 Prince Phillip Drive, St. John's, NL A1B 3V6. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

COLOMBE, Gordon
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Colombe announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his brother, Jerome Colombe of Shallop Cove and four sisters: Bernice (John) Barry of Shallop Cove, Grace White of Stephenville Crossing, Cecilia Gaudet and Statia Hering, both of Halifax, Nova Scotia and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Bridget and Dave Colombe, sisters, Lucy Blanchard, Freda Thorne and brothers, Frank Colombe, Richard Colombe and Robert Colombe. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's on Thursday. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, April 1st at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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