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The Western Star Newspaper
March 2014

 

ABBOTT, Weldon
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Weldon Abbott announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Center in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, March 26th 2014 at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his three sons: David in Corner Brook, Charles in Stephenville Crossing and William (Jackie) in Ontario his daughters: Ann (Gerard) Grandy in Stephenville Crossing, Paulette (Rick) Perrin in New Brunswick, Bella (Mario) Campos in Ontario, Henrietta Abbott (Brian) in Alberta and Phyllis (Bob) Allan in Ontario. Also leaving to mourn are his nineteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents James and Annie Abbott, his loving wife Margaret, his brothers: Gordon, Roy, Harold, Woody and his granddaughter Sharlene Emma Abbott. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Station Road in Stephenville Crossing from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday March 28th 2014. Funeral services will take place on Saturday March 29th 2014 at 10 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with cremation to follow. Inurnment will take place at a later date. The online guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

ALLEY, William Roy
Born: March 23rd, 1923
Passed on: March 24th, 2014
Robinson's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Roy Alley announce his passing on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, NL at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Jessie; granddaughter, Erica (Dion) Gillam; great-granddaughter, Danielle; son-in-law, Eric Quilty; sister-in-law, Leona Alley; stepson, Don (Una) Gillam; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Beth Alley; first wife, Edna; daughter, Elaine; stepdaughter, Shirley Billard; sister, Regina Sheppard and brother, Vincent. Friends may visit St. George's Anglican Church, Robinson's, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Terry Rose officiating. Interment will follow in the Anglican Church Cemetery, Robinson's. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BANKS, Foster
Passed in: Gillams, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 14th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Foster Banks announce his passing at the Palliative Care unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, March 14th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Mirley (nee) Payne; sons Michael (Carla) and Gordon; grandchildren Dylan, Abby and Danny; great-grandchildren Bentley and Keenan Poirier; sisters Jessie Allen and Florence (James) House; sisters-in-law Ada (Malcolm) Palmer, Delores Cutler, Katherine Banks, Dinah (Charles) Brake, Dulcie (Frank) Sheppard, Sharon (Spencer) Osmond, Bernice Whalen, Rosalind Hillier, Edna Payne, Olga Payne and Ina Osmond, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Hannah Banks; sister Mildred Randell; brothers Alfred, Fred and Alan; father and mother-in-law John and Francis Payne; sisters-in-law Virginia Wells and Judy Payne; brothers-in-law Darius Randell, Robert Allen, Ulric Payne, David Payne, John Payne, Charles Whalen, Clyde Hillier, Frederick Lovell and Nobel Wells. Family and friends may visit St James Anglican Church, Gillams on Saturday from 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 17th at 2:00 p.m. from St James Anglican Church, with Reverend Charlene Laing officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BARTER, Elizabeth "Joan"
Passed in: Pasadena, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 1st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joan Barter announces her passing on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, her husband Fred of 63 years; children: Roger, Vancouver, BC, Jane (Reg) McGrath, Kelligrews, Fred Jr. (Laura), Toronto, ON, Ada Swanson (Wayde Holloway), Niagara Falls, ON, Robert, Bedford, NS and Andrew (Cecile), Toronto, ON; seven grandchildren: Cory, Kevin, Donny, Brian, Clayton, Catherine, Patrick and their spouses; seven great grandchildren; sister Alma Guy (Frank); brother Fred Hull; sisters-in-law Elsie Humphries and Marion Hull; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Ted Barter, granddaughter Cleo Barter; parents Andrew and Ethel Hull, and brothers and sisters. Granting her wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial service and burial will take place at a later date to be announced. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BLANCHARD, Enos
Born: April 18th, 1937
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 8th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Enos Moses Blanchard announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday March 8, 2014 at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Brian (Anita), Bruce (Sally), Lisa Power (Kevin); grandchildren: Chris (Megan), Cory, Marc (Beth), Vanessa, Deanna (Lee), Brittney; step grandchildren: Felicia, Llewela, and Saranne; sisters: Alfreda Anderson, Elizabeth Keough (Doug), Belinda Power (John); brothers: Melvin and Richard, also the Walbourne families and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Evelyn, parents Wallace and Emily; sisters: Columbine, Eunice, Agnes, Hughena; brothers: Thomas, William, and great grandson Jessie Charles. Friends my visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday March 11, 2014 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday March 12, 2014 at 2 pm., with Pastor Darren Sacrey officiating. Cremation will follow with interment taking place on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the North Shore Manor for the wonderful care of our father.

BURTON, SR., Percy Wilfred "Pierce"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Percy Burton Sr. announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday March 10th 2014 at the age of 88 years. He will be sadly missed by his children: Lawrence "Larry" Burton of Stephenville, Terry (Nicole) Burton, Port au Choix, Percy "Sonny" (Ann) Burton of Kippen's, Richard "Rick" (Pamela) Burton of Prince Edward Island, and Joan (Eugene) Hunt of Port au Port West. Also leaving to mourn are his 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grand-children and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Lavinia and Hubert, his brothers: Martin, Harry, Abraham, Edward, Benjamin, Hubert, his sisters: Mildred and Melina and his great-grand-daughter Annabelle. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 from Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, March 13th 2014 at 1 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

CADIGAN, Marie Agnes
It is with great sadness that we the family of the late Marie Agnes (O'Neill) Cadigan announce her passing on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the L.A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn her sisters: Mary (twin sister) Albert (deceased) Ryan, Margaret (James, deceased) Elliott, Genevieve (Michael, deceased) Cadigan, Elizabeth (Verg) Hansen, Sheila (Charles) Martyn, Regina (Frank) Murphy; sisters-in-law: Shirley (Carberry) O'Neill, Lorraine (Rendell) O'Neill, a large circle of nieces and nephews: O'Neill: Tommy, Peggy (deceased), Judy, Mary, Carol, Sharon and Lori; Ryan's: Derrick, Sean, Paul, Grant, Frank, Peggy and Stephen; Elliott: Gary, Sandra, Tony, Betty, Debbie and Brian; Cadigan: Deborah, Wayne and Gregory; Hansen: Cathy (deceased), Robin, Daniel and Hans; Martyn: Chuck and Dan; O'Neill: Sean; Murphy: Lisa and Kelly. Predeceased by her husband Paul in June 1997, Parents Thomas O'Neill in 1965, Winnifred (Baker) O'Neill in 1993, brothers: Terrence (Ted) O'Neill in 1988 and Sean O'Neill in 2013. Cremation has taken place. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, TORBAY. Visitation on Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Outer Cove. Inurnment to follow at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Outer Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or a donation may be made in her memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.

CAINES, David
Born: September 10th, 1942
Passed on: March 20th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Caines announce his passing on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at the Western Memorial Hospital in his 71st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his wife, Lillian; sons: Kerry (Colleen) and Jeffrey (Michelle); grandchildren: Jenna, Gregory, Natasha, Jane, Erica, David, Sarah, Stephen, Cassidy and Nickki; great-granddaughter, Jade; siblings: Alma (Harvey), Hilda (Victor), Aster (Ada) and Edith; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Emmanuel and Cassandra, brother, Michael Caines. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Portland Creek on Friday, March 21st and Saturday, March 22nd, where also the funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. By request of David, cremation will follow. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

CAINES, Wilson Hubert
Born: February 16th, 1921
Passed on: March 16th, 2014

Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family Wilson Hubert Caines at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Sunday, March 16th, 2014, at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 67 years Annie (nee Anderson); his children: Elsie (Rendell), Junior (Florence), Thelma, Gaius (Marilyn), Ernest (Dianne); his 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; siblings: Lena, Martin (Emma), Bertha, Lizzie (Leonard) and Ula. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. Wilson was predeceased by his parents Martin and Eliza Jane Caines; brothers: John and Fred; sister Dorothy (Frank); son-in-law Bruce, brothers-in- law: Len, Ellis, and Chris. The family will be receiving family and friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, NL, on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, at 2 p.m., Mr. Roy Foster officiating with the burial to follow at the Gospel Hall section of Mt. Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook, NL. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CAMPBELL, Eileen D.
Born: August 21st, 1920
Passed on: March 11th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Campbell announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the age of 93 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her sons: Jack (Elaine) McCarthy, Ken (Kay), Colin (Ross) and Danny (Margaret); daughters: Gerarda (Jim) Butt, Rhona (Jim) Watt, Corrine (Andy) Leslie, Neala (Mark) Smyth, Janet Simmons (Don Miller), Donna (Barry) Meredith and Mary Lou Pike; brother, Norbert McCarthy (Dale); sisters-in-law: Louise McCarthy and Loretta McCarthy; 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Neil; daughter, Judy; granddaughter, Michelle; parents, Francis & Mary McCarthy; brothers: Tom, Anthony and Francis; sisters: Patricia and Philomena. Thank you to the staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, especially to the Palliative Care Unit, for the wonderful and compassionate care of our mother. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer RC Parish, Mt. Bernard Avenue, on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CAMPBELL, Mary Eva
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Mary Eva Campbell announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday March 29th 2014 at the age of 58 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Herbert Campbell and her three children: Tami (Byron) Kendell, Gavin Carey and Gerard Carey. Also left to mourn are four grandchildren: Haley, daughter of Gavin, Dakota, Grayson and Ashlyn, children of Tami (Bryon) Kendell, eight brothers and sisters: Gerard (Winnie) Jesso, Isabelle Felix, Benny (Laverne) Jesso, Vera (Nicholas) Jesso, Kevin (Marquerite) Jesso, Joyce (Cornelius) Benoit, Ricky (Sandra) Jesso, Maurice Jesso and all of her many friends. She was predeceased by her parents Isaac and Mary Bridget Jesso, and her sister Josephine Felix. Funeral services will take place on Friday April 4th 2014 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Funeral arrangements under the guidance of Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville. The online guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russells funeralhome.ca

CASEY, Evelyn Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away in the arms of her loving family on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Health Science Centre in her 93rd year, Evelyn was a resident of Kenny's Pond Retirement Home for five years. Predeceased by her husband Bernard Casey, parents William and Isabel Davis and sister-in-law Margaret Davis. Left to celebrate a lifetime of memories are her children: Vincent (Mary), Delta, BC; Michael (Veronica), Nanaimo, BC; Kay (David) Dowden, Kelligrews; Joan (Leslie) O'Reilly, Paradise; Clarence (Angela), Upper Gullies; Ann (Stephen) Pinsent, Corner Brook; Nora (David) Black, Prince George, BC; Cindy (George) Fox, St. John's and William (Kimberly), Fall River, N.S. Loved and adored by 20 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sister Mabel (Norv) Oxford of Deer Lake; brothers: Wilfred Davis, L'Anse au Loup and Cecil Davis (Rita), L'Anse Amour, Labrador and special friend and companion Jack LaFosse, St. John's. Also leaving to mourn are the residents and staff of Kenny's Pond Retirement Home, her card buddies from St. Paul's Parish and many nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, March 10, 2014 from St. Augustine's Church, Westerland Rd. at 10 a.m. with inurnment to follow at L'Anse Amour, Labrador at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn's name may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.cauls.ca
Our death is not an end if we can live in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
Albert Einstein

CHAISSON, Richard Joseph
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Joseph Chaisson announce his passing at his residence on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at the age of 75 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Eleanor of 52 years, two sons: Richard (Adele) of Oromocto, New Brunswick, Martin of St. John's, NL, two daughters: Donna (Gordon) of Brampton, Ontario and Darlene (Alvin) of DeGrau. Also leaving to mourn are his three brothers: Patrick (Venessa) of Flin Flon, Manitoba, Stanley (Alice) of DeGrau, James (Hughina) of DeGrau, one sister Pauline of Flin Flon, Manitoba, six grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Lawrence and Margaret Chaisson, his son Wayne, his daughter Mary, sisters: Gladys and Elizabeth and brother Bernard. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 26th and Thursday, March 27th from 2-4 & 7-9 at Our Lady Of The Cape Parish from where funeral services will take place on Friday March 28th, at 2 p.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

CHAULK, Susie Mary Claudine
Born: September 29th, 1937
Passed on: March 13th, 2014
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susie Chaulk announce her passing on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at her family residence at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Chesley (Sharyn) Bedford, Nova Scotia, Claudine (Wade) Loder, Massey Drive, Valerie Chaulk, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Tonya Loder, Shane, Cheyenna and Leah Chaulk; brothers: Lionel (Hattie) Park, Alfred (Lorraine) Park; sisters: Helen Park, Mona (Marvin) Oldford; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Mabel Park. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, Citadel Drive, with Captains Steven and Erika White officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

CHILDS, Judith Karen
Born: September 7th, 1955
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Judith Childs announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday March 29, 2014 at the age of 58 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 39 years, Howard; daughters: Kimberly (Derm) Gulliver and Kelly (Michael) Childs; son Michael (Cindy); granddaughter Hannah Jane; her faithful furry companion Oscar; sister Lorraine Penny; brothers and sisters-in-law: Frank Carberry, Norman (Lottie) Childs, Jean (Lawrence) Sheppard, Alice (Cecil) Sheppard, Thelma (Wilson) Sheppard, Elizabeth (Ralph) Lovell, Elsie (Calvin) Gilbert, Rhodena (Max) Giles, Clarence (Joan) Childs, Thomas (Sharon) Childs, Gertrude Roberts, John (Lisa) Childs, Jane (Calvin) Hamlyn, Max (Marjorie) Childs, Terry (Tracey) Childs, Nelson (Donna) Childs, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was predeased by parents Harold and Netta Snow; in-laws Thomas and Melina Childs; sister Ruby Carberry; brothers Roy Snow and Norman Snow; sister-in-law Charlotte Snow and brother-in-law Terrance Roberts. Friends may visit St. James Anglican church, Lark Harbour on Monday March 31, 2014 between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 P.M., from where the Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 2 P.M. with Reverend Nelson Chatman officiating. In keeping with Judith's wishes cremation will follow with interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the York Harbour & Lark Harbour Fire Department. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

CHILDS, Mary Elizabeth
Born: April 25th, 1923
Passed on: March 3rd, 2014

Passed away Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Mary Elizabeth Childs at the age of 90. She will be remembered with fond and loving memories by her two daughters: Dolores Childs, Marlaine Vatcher; grandchildren: Averell Childs, Brad Childs, Greg Childs, Melina Penney, Sherry Vatcher, Fred Vatcher; brother, Richard Brinston and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred; parents Walter & Susannah Brinston; brothers: Ron, Gordon, Freeman, George, Kenneth; sisters: Jeannette, Elsie, Beatrice; sons-in-law: Clyde and Gerald. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Park Drive with Reverend Canon Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Thursday during the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada www.kidney.ca. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

CLARKE, Dorman
Born: March 26th, 1965
Passed on: March 12th, 2014

It is with a heavy heart that the family of Dorman Clarke announce his sudden passing on March 12, 2014 due to a tragic car accident in Fort McMurray. Dorm leaves behind his best friend and his partner in life Wife Cavell (Oke), his beloved son Joshua (Kristin) and his trusted companion, his dog Abby. Dorm will also be missed by his parents Kevin and Cora Clarke; Brothers Greg (Diane) Poole, Rodger (Roberta) Clarke, his sister Beverley (Raymond) Vickers; Mother and Father In Law John and Bella Oke; Brothers In Law Gilbert Oke and Rodney (Carolann) Oke. Dorm will also be missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family and friends. For Family and Friends visitation will be at the Anglican Church in Pasadena Tuesday March 18th from 2-4 and 7-9, Wednesday March 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 and Funeral Service will take place Thursday March 20th at 2:00 P.M. The interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Church Street with Reverend Bryan Pearson officiating. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Epilepsy Association of Canada/www.epilepsy.ca    The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CREWE, Curtis
Born: February 21st, 1917
Passed on: March 5th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL
WWII Veteran
Royal Navy

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Curtis Crewe announce his passing on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 97 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his 11 children: Curtis Jr. (Helen), Brenda (Don), Bernice (Harry), Doreen (Brian), Ivy (and friend George), Tony, Dale (Annette), Lynn, June, Richard and Robert (Kathy); 13 grandchildren: Glenn, Michelle, Cathy, Jackie, Cecelia, Curtis, Harry Jr., Terri Lynn, Brian Jr., Diana, Danielle, Michael and Kassie; 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Myrtle and Nina; sister-in-law, Rose; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Ella; brothers: Boyd, Cyril and John; sisters: Theresa, Bessie, Alma and Daisy; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth "Libby". Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street, with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Cremation to follow with burial at Mount Patricia Cemetery on Monday, March 10th at 11:00 a.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DeMARCO, Vanisa (nee Cluney)
Vanisa DeMarco
passed away peacefully on February 26th, 2014 in Edmonton. She will be missed and forever remembered by Perry, her husband of 30 years, her sons: Shawn (Bev) and Sheldon (Laurel), daughters: Carron (Brad), Janet (Richard), Sherry, and Lori, her brothers: Gus (Bess), Pete (Theresa) and Bernie, her sisters: Mary (Ray), Viv (Charlie) and Lavern (Allan), numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Joe and Carrie, brothers: Alban and Joseph, sisters: Gladys, Theresa and Gloria. A celebration of her wonderful life will be held on Saturday March 15th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the First United Church on St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made in Vanisa's Memory to the Mazankowski Heart Institute and the Grey Nuns Hospital.

DINNEY, Renee Melva (nee Curlew)
Born: March 31st, 1945
Passed on: March 12th, 2014
Deer Lake, NL

Passed away suddenly at her family residence on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014, at the age of 68 years, Renee Melva Dinney (nee Curlew). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Paula Dinney with whom she resided, Johnny (Susan) Dinney and Jo-Anne (Bruce Langdon); her three special grandchildren: Courtney and Taylor Dinney and Jessica Langdon; her siblings: Raymond (Irene) Curlew, Calvin (Dorothy) Curlew, Douglas (Gladys) Curlew, Mrs. Sadie Shears, Winston (Shirley) Curlew, Harry (Barbara) Curlew, Donald Curlew; sister-in-law, Mrs. Joan Curlew. She was predeceased by her parents, James & Ida Curlew; childrens father, Roland (Bud) Dinney; her siblings: Harold Curlew, Mary Ball, Pearl Harding, James Curlew, May Curlew and Roy Curlew; her brother-in-law, Robert Shears. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Friday, March 14th, 2014, from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and continuing on Saturday, March 15th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday, March 16th, 2014, at the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake, NL, with Majors Wayne & Betty Ann Pike officiating. Burial to follow at the Salvation Army Church section of the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DOWNEY, Francis Raymond
Born: January 30th, 1930
Passed on: March 20th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Francis (Frank) Downey announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his brothers: John (Vivian), Gerald, Walter (Emmie), sisters: Helena (Alfred) Patry; sister-in-law Debbie Downey as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Alexander & Margaret Downey; brothers: Richard, Albert, Vincent; sisters: Rita Quilty, Maud Gillis, Bride Ryan and Marie Gale. The funeral mass will be held at St. Columcille Parish, St. Fintan's on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. To honor and respect Frank's wishes cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a donation made through our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

DURDLE, Derek Lloyd John
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: November 16th, 1942
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 25th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Derek Durdle announce his sudden passing on March 25, 2014 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by a large circle of family and friends. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his beloved wife Sharon of 45 years, his three daughters Jodi (Solomon) Awa, Ciara (Tom) Pittman, and Janet Durdle (Chris); his brother Melvin Durdle (Milton), and sister Beverly Lesiuk (Stew); grandchildren: Charlie, Josephene, Hannah, Brock, Jonathan, Bradey, and Brianna; brothers-in-law: Jim (Jean) Bennett, Gary Bennett (Marilyn), Jason (Meg) Bennett, Daryl (Darlene) Bennett, and sister-in-law Karen (Dave) Critch; and many nephews and nieces. As well as a large circle of extended family and friends, near and far. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Joyce Durdle, father and mother-in-law John and Loretta Bennett, and grandson Josh Pittman. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Marriage Commissioner, Notary Public, and retired volunteer Fire Fighter. He has touched the hearts of many people and will continue to live on in our hearts. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 29th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church on Park Street with Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. A reception for family & friends will immediately follow the funeral service in the church hall. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

EDWARDS, Sheila
Born: July 10th, 1952
Passed on: March 10th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Edwards announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, March 10, 2014 at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Trudy-Ann Singh; mother Ella Edwards; her companion Don Parsons; sisters: Elaine Hall (Gene) and Sherry Kean (Keith); nieces: Chrissy Payne (Jonathan) and Cheslea Kean; nephew Tyler Kean (Jennfier Ryles), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by father Edgar Edwards. In honor of Sheila's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place from Country Haven Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations are graciously accepted to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca

FOOTE, Henry Clifford "Cliff"
Passed on: March 15th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cliff Foote announce his passing at the Extendicare Nursing Home in Mississauga, ON, on March 15, 2014 at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons: Cliff Jr. and Kevin Foote; daughter Kelly Hurles; sister Marilyn Caines; brothers: Rendell and Cyril Foote, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents: Gordon and Winnie Foote; brothers: William, Lionel and Jim Foote, and sister Daphne Meade. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Chapel, 167 Country Road on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 11 am - 2 pm , from where the Service of Remembrance will directly follow at 2 pm, officiated by Rev Tanya White. Interment will take place at The St. David's of Whales Anglican Cemetery in Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

GANDIER, Jean
Born: August 26th, 1938
Passed on: March 21st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Gandier announce her passing on Friday, March 21st,2014 at her family residence in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons, Stephen (Dawn), Jamie (Betty Lou). two grandchildren Mitchell and Bronwynn. Her siblings Rona Drewell (John), Iris Webb (Henry), Ruby Griffett, Richard Sheppard (Christine) and Gwendolyn Crocker (Harvey), brother-in-law Pearce Newman. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Arnold, parents William & Gwendolyn Sheppard, sister Joan and brother-in-law Russ Griffett. By request of Jean cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00pm. from the Anglican Church in Woody Point with interment to follow at a later date. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

GARNIER, E.R. Betty
Passed in: Shallop Cove
Passed on: March 1st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Betty Garnier announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her son Andre (Terri) of Brampton, Ontario, daughter Carol (Walter) of St. George's, sister Mavis (Larry) White of St. George's, 4 grandchildren: Rikki Boland (Paul), Danielle Maher (Kenny), Justin Garnier, and David and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Hubert Blanchard and Elizabeth Garnier, 4 brothers: Gus, Alvin, Harry and Howard, 1 sister, Patricia. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Church in St. George's on Monday, March 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral will take place on Tuesday March 4th at 10am with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetary, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting our website, www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

GILBERT, Maxwell Arthur
Born: September 15th, 1934
Passed on: March 24th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of Maxwell Arthur Gilbert announce his passing on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre at the age of 79. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 51 years, Genova; daughter, Joanne Payne (Angus); two grandchildren: Andrew and Kaitlyn; siblings: Ethel Randell, George (Joyce), Clarence (Rhoda), Violet Gilbert, Ivy Roberts (Joe) and John; sister-in-law, Lola McLean; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John & Martha Gilbert; sisters: Annie and her husband Orestus Gardner, Marjorie and her husband Ken Fiander; brothers-in-law: Roy Randell and Shirl McLean; sister-in-law, Rowena and her husband Garland Vardy. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, with Reverend Rosemarie Payne officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Newfoundland & Labrador: www.alzheimernl.org   The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Peace, Perfect Peace

GILLAM, Wilfred
Born: February 26th, 1934
Passed on: March 6th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Gillam announce his passing at the St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the age of 80 years. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Barbara (nee Reid); sons: William (Denise) and Paul (Wendy); daughter, Paula (Ken); daughter-in-law, Cheryl; grandchildren: Joshua, Sarah, Aamie, Stephanie, Jennifer, Lee'Ann, Shawn, Matthew, Issac, Jenaya, Joah; great-grandchildren: Jayce, Molly, Liam, Rose, Trent, Sawyer; sisters: Claudia, Doreen, Janet, Louise; brothers: George and Dave; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Walter & Louise; son, John; sisters: Bernice and Alice. In honor of Wilfred's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Monday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from The Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with The Very Reverend Baxter Park officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Autism Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GOUDIE, Pearce
Born: January 5th, 1927
Passed on: March 18th, 2014

We announce the sudden passing of Pearce Goudie at the Palliative Care Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 in his 87th year. He will be forever remembered by his wife Lorraine, Deer Lake, son Gary (Sharon), Deer Lake, daughters: Susan, Fort McMurray, Lorinda (Kent), Springdale, Lois (Dave), North Bay, Patti (Kevin), Deer Lake, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his father Elias, mother Melinda, brother Max, sister Joan and grandson Justin. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 10 Clinic Drive Deer Lake on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, March 21st at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake with Pastor P. Grimes officiating, interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Compassionate Care Program at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church. To sign the family guestbook visit our website www.fillatre.ca

GREEN, Eli
Born: December 6th, 1922
Passed in: Cox's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 9th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eli Green announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Sunday March 9, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: sons Monty, Corner Brook and Tom, Cox's Cove; daughters: Isabel Antle (Gregory), Mississauga, ON, Glenda Osborne (Ches), Mississauga, ON, and Olga Payne, Cox's Cove; 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and close friends. He was predeceased by wife Laura; sister Elizabeth Brinston; daughters in law Sandra and Darlene, and son-in-law John Payne. Friends my visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove on Tuesday and Wednesday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Charlene Lang officiating. Interment to follow at Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the family or to St. Nicholas Anglican Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HACKETT, Allan Joseph
Born: May 14th, 1947
Passed on: March 23rd, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of ALLAN HACKETT announce his sudden passing on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at the age 66. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 45 years Mildred; son Al, daughter Tanya Pike (Paul), grandchildren: Ryan and Kyle; brothers: Reginald (Violet), Walter (Eva), Thomas (Martha), Gerard (Mary), Brendan (Holly), Karl, Peter (Nancy); sisters: Velita McCarthy (Michael), Ann Marie Hackett, Donna Donahue (Darren); sisters-in-law: Philomena Hackett, Eva Hynes (Larry), Linda McHugh (Carl); brothers-in-law: Bill Pennell (Sherri), Glenn Pennell (Faye), as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Michael F. and Bride Hackett; brothers: Ted and Ignatius, sister Rhona; mother and father-in-law Lindburgh and Patricia Pennell. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 26th at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoits Cove, Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website at www.fillatre.ca

HERRITT, Rodney George
Born: October 18th, 1988
Passed in: Halfway Point, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed on: March 8th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rodney Stanley George Herritt announce his sudden passing on Saturday March 8, 2014 at the age of 25 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his father Walter; brothers Jimmy (Candy) and Michael (Terri-Lynn); nephew Grady; grandparents George & Beatrice Boone; special friend Terry Gallant, as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Debbie Herritt and grandparents Stanley & Geraldine Herritt. Friends my visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday March 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Temple with Captains Stephen & Erika White officiating. Cremation will follow with interment taking place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request or donations may be made to the Mental Health Society or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HINKS, Alice
Born In: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: January 25th, 1924
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 24th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Hinks announce her passing on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at the Long Tern Care Unit in Corner Brook in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her family with fond and loving memories, children Joan (Clarence Rice), Clarence (Lorraine) both of Corner Brook, Shirley (Chris Upshall) of Bedford, Nova Scotia, Gertie (Bruce Tilley), Lavern White both of Deer Lake, Bernie (Jackie) of Corner Brook, and Todd (Ericka) of Pasadena. 15 grandchildren Dawn Rice (Kelly Hefferman), Darren Rice (Lisa Mousseau), Brad Upshall & Sum-mi, Desmond Upshall (Paulette), Mandy Upshall, Jason Tilley (Tanya Woodford), Tonya and Joe Snider, Trina and Svein Russell, TerriLynn White and Troy Reid, Trevor White and Carol Ann, Mindy and Dean Langdon, Jimmy and Beyonce Owens, Kayla Hinks, Khrysti-Lee Hinks and Danny Reid, and Ryan Hinks and Nicole Martineau. 25 great-grandchildren. Son-in-law Gary Goudie, special friends Lorraine (Rainy) Janes and the Troke family. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Alice was predeceased by her husband Hughie Hinks, daughter Pamela Goudie, son-in-law Carl White, parents Elizabeth Anne & John Kennedy, brothers Mose (Lucy), Samuel (Mary), Adolph (Janet), sisters Margaret (Tom Reid), Julia Ann (Richard Walsh) and Mary (Emile Charlesbois). Visitation will take place on Wednesday at 2-4 and 7-9pm, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9pm from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake. Funeral mass of a Christian Burial will take place on Friday at 10am. from the Immaculate Catholic Church with Father Boland officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. By request of the family in memory of their mother donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church or flowers will graciously be accepted. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HOWSE, Donald Kevin
Born: June 20th, 1955
Passed on: March 10th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Howse announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, March 10, 2014 at the age of 58 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Danielle McCulloch (Chris); father Charles Howse; sister Clarice Pike (Clyde); brothers: Glen and Winston (Cathy), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by mother Hettie Howse and sister-in-law Cindy Howse. Thank you to his extended family at the WMR Hospital Psychiatric Unit for many years of love and service. A special thank-you to Palliative Care and 3A at WMR Hospital. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place from Oakland United Church on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Clayton Parsons. Interment will follow from Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations are graciously accepted to WMR Hospital Psychiatric Unit - 4th floor. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KING, Blanche (nee O'Quinn)
42 West Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche King announce her peaceful passing at her residence, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at the age of 91 years. She leaves with fond and loving memories, her children: Kathleen King (Francis Joy) in Stephenville, Patrick in Vancouver, Paul (Tina) in Stephenville and Bernice King (Herb Aucoin) in Stephenville; her godchildren/nieces: Christine MacDonald and Joyce Russell; and a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She also leaves her faithful companion, her cat "Boo". She was predeceased by her husband, Philip; her parents, Catherine & Severn; her brothers: Columbus and Bernard; her sisters: Anita, Marquerite, Stella, Pauline, Cecilia and Lydia; and her special nephew, Cliff Aucoin. The family wishes to express sincere gratitude to her nephew and his wife (Bernie and Joan Bourgeois), Valentina Young and April Madore for their outstanding care, love and compassion shown to their mother during the last six months. The King family would also like to express special thanks to Dr. Alan McComskey for his care, support and guidance; to Father Jim Robertson for his help and comfort; to Debbie Reid-Loder for her assistance prior to their mother's illness. The family will be receiving friends on Friday, March 14th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, March 15th 2014 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West St. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The online guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

KING, Robert (Bob) Keith
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 5th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bob King announce his peaceful passing at the Palliative Care unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Mae; daughter Lisa King (Darrell Wheeler); son Bobby (Tanya); granddaughters Emily, Amber, Danika and Dana; grandson Matthew; his mother Mrs. Vera King; sister Ruth (Dave) Wellon; brother Major Bill (Shirley) King; mother-in-law Alma Earle; special sister-in-law Sherry Rees; as well as a very large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Dugald King; sister Sharon; brothers Jim and Clyde and father-in-law Chesley Earle. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Reverend Tanya White officiating. Cremation will follow with and interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LAYDEN, Prescott
Born: March 17th, 1924
Passed on: March 6th, 2014
Deer Lake (formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the families of Prescott Layden announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Thursday, March 6th, 2014, in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his children: Jean Vollick, Jerry Layden (Goldie), Johnny Layden (Eileen), Janice Marsh (Dave) and Kim Robertson (Scott); his loving companion, Mary Ezekiel, son-in-law, Murray Cooling; his 12 grandchildren: Sharon, Darin, Connie, Nancy, Nicole, Christal, Jerry, Brandon, Jamie, Michael, Melissa and Robert; his 14 great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. Prescott was predeceased by his wife, Diana Layden (nee Penney); his daughter, Mary Cooling and son-in-law, Harry Vollick. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Saturday, March 8th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, March 9th, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church on Bennetts Road, Deer Lake, NL, with Pastor George Coles officiating. The burial will follow at the Pentecostal section of Mt. Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook, NL. Flowers and/or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice in memory of Mr. Layden and would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Western Memorial Regional Hospital for all of your care and compassion of looking after our father. Thank you very much from the Layden families.
"Lest We Forget"

LEE, Estelle (nee Schumph)
Born In: Port au Port East
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 23rd, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Estelle Lee announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday March 23rd 2014 at the age of 53 years. She leaves with fond and loving memories her husband Floyd, her son Adam in Grand Falls and her daughter Krista Lee in Port au Port. She will also be sadly missed by her three brothers; Melvin Schumph and James (Mary) Schumph both in Stephenville and Gerry Schumph in St. John's, her four sisters; Genevieve (Tom) Hynes and Donna (Wayne) Jones both in Brampton ONT, Cecilia (Ed) Mackey in St. John's and Carolyn (Joe) LeFresne in Oakville ONT, her mother-in-law Vina Lee, her two sisters-in-law Waneta Lee and Marina Lee all in Port au Port and her two best friends, Sandra Bennett (Brian Hynes) and Kim (Doug) Benoit in Port au Port along with a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Estelle's request, cremation has taken place. Friends may call at Maria Regina Parish on Wednesday March 26th from 7-9 pm and Thursday March 27th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm from where funeral services will take place on Friday March 28th 2014 at 10 am. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The online guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

McISAAC, Marilyn
Passed in: Port au Port
Passed on: March 22nd, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marilyn McIsaac announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday March 22, 2014 at the age of 62 years. She will be sadly missed by her eight brothers: Ignatius (Claire) in Port Au Port, Brendan in Port Au Port, Jim (Rita) in Angus, Ontario, Joe in Stephenville, Melvin in Felix Cove, Ivan in Stephenville, Wade (Amy) in Halifax, Eldred Hynes in Alberta, her four sisters Camilla (Richard) Dehart in Louisville Kentucky, Marian (Bill) Gale in Ohio, Joan (Stan) Houghton in Lindsay, Ontario, Marie (Dave) Bell in Dunsford, Ontario. Also leaving to mourn are a large numbers of nieces, nephews relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Andrew and Bertina McIsaac, her sisters Meriva Tammett and Bernice Drayer. Visitation will take place on Tuesday March 25th 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday March 26th 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port. As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

PARK, Derrick Roger
Born: February 18th, 1949
Passed on: March 16th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Derrick Park announce his tragic passing on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the age of 65 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his devoted wife of 46 years Shirley; his loving mother Ivy; daughter Cathy (Tommy) Payne, son Dean (Kathy) Park; grandchildren: Adam Payne, Kayla & Danica Park; brother Shawn Park; niece Alicia Park; brothers-in-law: David (Heidi) Flight, Herb (Shirley) Flight; nephew Jason and family, nieces: Kimberley & family and Jessica as well as a very special group of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends. He was predeceased by father Alexander Park, twin brothers: Benjiman and William, father & mother-in-law Willis and Lucy Flight. Cremation has taken place as per Derrick's wishes. Family and friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon and from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Gilbert Kenneth Mark
Passed peacefully away on March 12, 2014 after a lengthy illness, Gilbert Kenneth Mark Pike age 77 years. Predeceased by his parents Gilbert and Martha Jane Pike along with his sister Marie Sturge. Leaving with fond and loving memories his wife of 56 years Helen Elizabeth Pike (nee Thorne); two sons: Mark (Pamela) and Bruce (Ann); one daughter, Susan (Wayne) King; seven grandchildren: Jennifer (Phillip), Ashley (Sean), Stefan, Christoph, Samuel, Elizabeth and Philip; and one great-granddaughter Hannah, whom he all adored; also leaving with loving memories, sister Joan Wicks and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Thanks to the special caregivers for their dedication and support. A celebration of Gilbert's life will take place at Cochrane Street United Church on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Columbarium in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gilbert's name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Words of comfort can be expressed to the family online at www.carnells.com

POND, Wilbert
Passed away suddenly at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial, Clarenville on Sunday, March 9, 2014, Wilbert (Bert) Pond of Musgravetown, aged 86 years. Predeceased by his parents and five siblings. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Emma of 65 years; children: Evelyn (Robert Dennis), Saskatchewan, Effie (Terry Brown), Musgravetown, Eric (Judy), Whitecourt, AB, Eugene (Barbara), Musgravetown, Edna (Robert Childs), Musgravetown, Oscar (Shelly), Yellowknife, NT, Otto (Alice), Howley, Judy (Brian Russell), Blackfalds, AB, Joan (Brian Drover), Blackfalds, AB, Jeannette (Derek Wiseman), Blackfalds, AB, Wilfred (Regina), Fort McMurray, AB, Ivan (Sharon), Sudbury, ON, Calvin (Nancy), Musgravetown and Baxter (Mary), Yellowknife, NT; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters: Kathleen, Hazel and Loretta; brothers: Gilbert and Lloyd; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer's Funeral Home, Lethbridge. Funeral service took place on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Heritage United Church, Musgravetown with interment at United Church Cemetery, Musgravetown. In his memory donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

RANDELL, Aubrey
Born: August 26th, 1963
Passed on: March 17th, 2014

Passed peacefully away on March 17th, 2014, Aubrey Randell at the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 50. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted companion Karen Hoddinott. His precious daughter Candace and Ryan. His parents Joe and Ruby Randell, brothers: Albert, Bill (Jolynn) from Labrador City and sister Debbie (Junior) from Seal Cove, White Bay; nieces: Deanna, Megan, Kylie, Peyton; nephews: Derrick and Adam. Good buddies: Don, Brian, Perry, Royburn, Curtis & Gerald; also his aunts, uncles, relatives, friends and the Hoddinott family. Predeceased by his brother Randy, grandparents: James and Stella Warren and Harry and Minnie Randell, niece Ashley. Cremation has taken place. A special thanks to the nursing staff of 3B and Palliative Unit for their care and compassion. A Celebration of Aubrey's Life will take place on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. from the Fire Hall in Hampden. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake.
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"

RICKETTS, Frederick Sterling
Born: August 23rd, 1932
Passed on: March 25th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Sterling Ricketts announce his passing on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Western Memorial Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed, with fond and loving memories, by his wife Gertrude; three stepsons: Calvin (Beatrice), Austin (June) and Darren; six grandchildren: Frank (Eleanor), Wanda Lee (Shane), Lisa, Jeff (Katie Amanda), Bradley and Corey; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; two sisters-in-law: Ciciley and Marie. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 pm. from the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake with Majors Wayne & Betty Ann Pike officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. To sign the guestbook or send condolences, visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

ROBERTS, Cecil Woodrow
Born: June 1st, 1936
Passed on: March 8th, 2014

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family on Saturday, March 8th, 2014, Cecil W. Roberts, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Violet (nee Williams), his children: Orvan (Brenda), Bob (Heather), David (Deanna) & Neta (Roy Pinksen), his 8 grandchildren: Darren, Adam, Corey, Craig, Tyson, Jacob, Taylor & Kael, and 8 great-grandchildren, his siblings: Beryl, Marie (Melvin), Ruth (Reginald), Ruby (Howard), Scott (Shirley), Reid (Capitol), Avis (Roy), and Joan (Dawson), his sisters and brothers-in-law: Ethel, Lulu, Gertie (Roger), Howard (Jean), Bruce (Maisie), Christine (Clarence), Peggy (Winston), also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. Cecil was predeceased by his daughter Wanda Roberts, parents William and Lillian Roberts, his father and mother-in-law D.J. and Annie Williams, his brothers-in-law: Dorman Roberts, Bronson Williams, Cyril Williams and Thomas Crews. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service of Remembrance will take place from The Emmanuel Pentecostal Church on Bennetts Ave. Deer Lake, on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Grimes, Pastor Coles and Pastor Hillier officiating with the burial to follow at the Pentecostal Church section of Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery on Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. Flowers and/or donations to The Gideons Bible, in Cecil's memory would be graciously appreciated by the families. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever in our Hearts"

SAMMS, Ada Marie
Born: June 14th, 1927
Passed on: March 14th, 2014

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, Long Term Care, Ada Marie Harding Samms (nee Laing) at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Otto Harding (Maisie), Stephenville, Lloyd Harding (Bride), Norris Point; daughter Sandra Payne (Cyril), Pasadena; and daughter-in-law Mary Harding, Corner Brook; nine grandchildren: Chris Harding, Cathy Harding, Jason Harding (Charity McNabb), Wendy Ward (Jason), Michael Payne (Tara), Cheri Young (James), Timothy Harding (Gillian), Jeffrey Harding (Gwen), Janice Harding (Devan Barrett); ten great-grandchildren: Emily, Ryan, Nicholas, Rachel, Maddox, Carley, Marshal, Tenley, Alainna, Chelsea, her little dog Sheika; also her sister Maude Boone of Corner Brook; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Bryant Harding, and second husband Reuben Samms, son Fred Harding, her parents Jessie and Joseph Laing, her brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Norris Point beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, March 14 through to Sunday March 16 from where the funeral service will take place at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Canon Louise Richards officiating. Interment to follow at the Old Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of Sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SAMMS, Russell
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 28th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Russell Samms announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday March 28th 2014 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his two sons Maxwell (Linda) Samms, Brian (Genny) Samms all in Stephenville, his three daughters Olivia Ralph in Grand Falls Windsor, Rochelle (Hughie) Bourgeois, Alana (Floyd) Alley all in Kippen's. Also leaving to mourn are his sisters Cora Fitzgerald, Shirley Elworthy both in Black Duck Siding, Jean Russell in Ontario, 14 grand children, 18 great grand children and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Alfreda, his parents Angela and Jack, brothers Wilson Samms, Henry Samms, Billy Corbin and sister Beatrice. Visitation will take place on Monday March 31st from 7-9 and Tuesday April 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 11 a.m. from the First United Church on St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

SAMMS, Wilson James
Born: August 11th, 1926
Passed on: March 24th, 2014
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson James Samms announce his passing on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, NL at the age of 87 years. Wilson was Grand Chief of the Newfoundland Qalipu Mikmaq, also Chief for Benoit's Cove for 21 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dale (nee Young); children: James (Gail), David, Joan (David), Shirley (Peter) Paul, Bernard (Nancy), Sharlene (Brad), John (Shelly), Robert (Tracey), 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson; step-children: Tracey, Sharon, Jennifer; brother Russell; sisters: Jean, Cora, Shirley and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Jack and Angela (nee Webb) Samms; first wife Yvonne (nee Gallant) in 1993, son Kenneth in 1981 and daughter Elizabeth (Betty) in 2004. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, West St., Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. with family prayers taking place at 7:30 p.m. Cremation will take place at Humber Valley Crematorium following the visitation with burial in Benoit's Cove at a later Date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

SEWARD, Clifford Hervin
Born: August 16th, 1937
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 27th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clifford Seward announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 55 years, Josephine (nee Galliott); daughters: Michelle and Darlene; sons: Blaine and Rick (Debbie); grandchildren: Melissa (Mike), Jeffery, Richard, Victoria, Matheau and Emily; great grandchildren: Colin and Kendra; sisters: Daphne (Wayne) Lilly, Patsy (Boyd) Lush and Linda (Bruce) Lush; brothers: Frank (June), Bob (Brenda), Gary (Ann Marie), Derrick (Ina) and Gerald (Dallas); sisters-in-law: Mary, Judy (Ben), Lozanne (Gary) and Wanda; brothers-in-law: Stanley (Irene), Clarence (Florence), Loyola (Ruth) and Jim (Gloria), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Robert and Jane (nee Toope) Seward; son-in-law Norman Savard and father and mother-in-law Stanley and Myrtle Galliott. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place from Oakland United Church on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Interment will follow from Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit at WMRH or the Kidney Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SEAWARD, Phyllis Lelia
Born In: Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: November 20th, 1923
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 24th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phyllis Lelia (Ball) Seaward announces her passing on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at the Long Term Care Unit, Corner Brook, NL in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Iris (Rendell) Hoddinott, Eddie (Loretta), Eric (Beverly) and Paul (Rhonda), 14 grandchildren: Lisa (Louis), Lori, Nancy (Paul), Patti (Corey), Terry (Leah), Debbie (Jim), Karla (Roger), Mark, Maegan (Joel), Jennifer (Andrew), Christopher, Ryan and Blake, 11 great-grandchildren: Brandi, Diana, Hannah, Samuel, Tyler, Allison, Mary, Evan, Jimmy, Brandon and Dylan. Brother Lewis (Margie) Ball, sisters: Beryl Earle, Ruby Anderson, Evelyn (Steve Gilley) Edna Manuel, Enid Burridge, sisters-in-law Ruth Ball, Florence (Harry) Hill, Eva Haines, May Surmo. She was predeceased by her husband Harry, her parents Stewart and Dulcie Ball, brothers Raymond (Doris), Lawrence (Mary), Otto (Annie), Hedley and Clarence (Daisy), brothers-in-law Doug, George, Gideon and Roy and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Wednesday March 26th, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 3 pm from St Paul's United Church with Rev. Myles Vardy officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. The family requests there be no flowers but donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church, 17 Spruce Street, Deer Lake, NL, A8A 2C2 or a charity of ones choice. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever in our Hearts"

SHARPE, Llewelyn Kitchener
Passed peacefully away on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Long Term Care Centre in Corner Brook, Llewelyn Kitchener Sharpe, at the age of 96 years. He will be sadly missed by his son William (Bill) and daughter-in-law, Kathy of Corner Brook; grandson, Jason (Deanne) Sharpe in London, ON and granddaughter, Jennifer (Scott) Falshaw in Iqaluit, NU and two beautiful great-grandchildren: Olivia and Owen Sharpe, London, ON. Also left to mourn is his sister, Sadie Crane in Oakville, ON; brother Raymond (Phyllis) Sharpe in Corner Brook; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Vera and Tom Murphy of Corner Brook and a circle of close relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Marie; brothers: John, Edwin and Donald and sisters: Mabel Janes and Marjorie Evis. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Monday, March 24, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the Fillatre's Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue officiated by The Very Reverend Baxter Park. Internment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lew's memory may be made to the Western Regional Hospital Foundation - Long Term Care Centre. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SHEPPARD, Alan Brian
Born: July 26th, 1955
Passed on: March 29th, 2014

It is with deep sadness that the family of Brian, regret to announce his passing at Fort McMurray, Alberta after a long battle with Cancer. Leaving to mourn, his children: Jonathan, Stephen, Scott, Luke, Kristen; brothers: Clarence (Mercedes), Roger (Vera), Edward (Judy) Wade (Ivy); sisters: Leona Gillette (Erving), Kathleen Parsons (Joshua), Thelma Lynch (Joseph), Juanita (Nigel Baker) and Sherry. His best friend Byron Gilbert and a large number of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and many friends. One of his favorite things that he loved to do was to play his guitar and sing for them. He was preceded in death by parents, Heber and Matilda (nee Gilbert), brothers: Merrill, Louis, and Gary. Memorial Services will take place in Corner Brook at a later date. Cremation has taken place. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dr. O'Connor and staff of Northern Lights Hospital and Byron Gilbert, Fort McMurray, Alberta for their care and support in his final days.
"Forever in our Hearts, Forever Missed"

SHEPPARD, Cyril John
Born In: St. Peters, Nova Scotia
Born: March 15th, 1948
Passed on: March 4th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril John Sheppard announce his passing on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at his family residence in St. Peters, Nova Scotia in his 67th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family Mary Hiscock (Phil), Kay Balsom (Sterling), both of Cormack, Lillian Oliver (Gordon) of Ontario, Edith Baker (Jack), Vera Payne (Ron), both of Cormack, Rose Oliver (Gary) of Ontario, Betty Oliver (Cliff) of Deer Lake, Hubert, Art (Shirley), Basil all of Cormack and Fred (Michaela) of Rocky Harbour. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Arthur & Vera and brothers George and Richard. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place at a later date. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

SIMMS, John Y.
John Y. Simms
died at Veteran's Unit of the Senior's Centre in Corner Brook on March 17, 2014. As a young man growing up in Corner Brook he attended the Corner Brook Public School and was a member of the Church Lads Brigade. During WWII he served in the Royal Canadian Navy. Following his discharge he worked as a merchant seaman on the S.S. Corner Brook. After leaving a maritime career he worked as an undertaker for Carnell's Funeral Home in Corner Brook. Upon returning from working at the Gear Paper Company in Toronto for six years he worked at Humber Motors Ltd. until his retirement in 1984. During his leisure time he enjoyed reading about pleasure crafts and ships, and spending time at the family cottage at Big Bonne Bay Pond. He was a long time member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13. He is survived by his wife Muriel (Pike) of 67 years, their sons: Phillip and his wife Linda of Thornhill, Ontario, Barry and his wife Janet of Corner Brook, grand children: John and his wife Vanessa of Toronto, and William (Bill) and Chad of Corner Brook. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Frederick Pike and his wife Joan of St. John's, sister-in-law Fern and her husband Gerald Murphy, sister-in-law Maisie and her husband Freeman Brake, and sister-in-law Betty Simms of Corner Brook. He is also survived by a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Green, his two half-brothers: Max Simms and Hubert (Rube) Simms and his step-sister Pearl Wells. A family and friends gathering will be held at the home of Barry and Janet Simms from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1 Country Lane, Massey Drive. Final arrangements are entrusted to Russell's Funeral Home of Stephenville. At John's request, cremation has taken place with interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Memorial United Church, c/o 34 Allen's Road, Corner Brook, Newfoundland A2H 3T9 or to a charity of one's choice.

SQUIRES, Everett William
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: May 12th, 1932
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 3rd, 2014

Everett was the oldest of eight children born to William and Gertrude Squires in Corner Brook, NL. Everett worked at Clarke Steamship from 1953 until 1968 as pier superintendent. In 1968 he moved to Stephenville as Plant Manager for Atlantic Design Homes. He retired in 1993. Everett was very active in his church serving on several church boards for 12 years. He loved his cottage on the lake and hunting & fishing. He leaves behind his wife of 60 years Marina; daughters: Pauline (Paul) Sinclair, Lindsay, ON, Sandra (Paul) McCabe, Truro, NS, Carol (Perry) Bennett, Stephenville; grandchildren: Alex Thorne, Geoffrey (Tara) McCabe, Vanessa (Craig) Conran; great-grandchildren: Teagan McCabe, Eric Conran; brothers: Elmer (Pansy), Melvin (Rae), David (Betty), Dale (Sue), Wayne; sisters: Faye Simmonds, Hope (Ivan) White as well as a large number of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. Visitation will take place from Zion Pentecostal Church, Stephenville on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 4 - 7 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Moral Bess officiating. Interment will take place following the service in Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

SWYERS, Gerald William
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald William Swyers announce his peaceful passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday March 29th 2014 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his son Michael Brook Naze in Ontario, his two brothers: Lloyd (Elaine) in Stephenville and Bertram (Sandra) in Smith Falls, Ontario, his two sisters, Canna Macedulski and Molly LeDrew both in New Jersey. He was predeceased by his parents Bert and Annie, his sister Lory March and his two brothers: Michael and Greg. At Gerald's request, cremation has taken place with interment to take place at a later date. The family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. The online guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

TARBETT, Ann Catherine (nee Byrne)
Born: January 1st, 1927
Passed in: Irishtown, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed on: March 21st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ann Catherine Tarbett announce her passing on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her loving partner of 30 years Eloil Layden; children: Lorraine (Norm) Pafford, Agnes (Jack) Wells, Fort Nelson, BC, Bernice Vincent, London, Ont, Leo (Marion) Tarbett, Barrie, Ont, Cathy (Dorm) Porter, Theresa Penney, Lacombe, Alb, Doreen (Alf) Humphries and Wanda (Byron) Young, Fort Nelson, BC; daughter-in-law Linda Tarbett; 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; sister Bride Compton; as well as a as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents John and Ellen Byrne, husband Edward Tarbett, 1971, son Edward, 2007 and Frederick, 1988, daughter Geraldine, 1951, brothers Harold, Bernard, Kevin, John and Jack, sisters Theresa, Ellen, Christie and Bridget. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. from All Hallows Parish, Humber Road with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TOOPE, Reuben
Born: July 16th, 1922
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reuben Toope announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Saturday March 29, 2014 at the age of 91 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife of 69 years, Agnes (nee Cole); daughters: Linda (William) and Sherry (Gerry); sons: Gordon and Doug; sisters: Blanche (Tony), and Emma (Gerald); brothers: John (Peggy) and Arthur, as well as his many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Charles & Maude Toope; daughter in law Phyllis; sisters: Phyllis (Hank), Edith (Steve) and Bonnie; brothers: Alfred (Susie), Doug (Gwen) and Roy (Marg) and sister in law Alethea. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel with The Very Reverend Baxter Park officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

TUCKER, Marjorie "Doreen"
Born: August 5th, 1936
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 15th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doreen Tucker announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her devoted husband of 59 years, Gerald; her daughter Valetta; sons Glen (Cynthia), Todd (Janet) of Corner Brook; Jim of Claresholm, AB, Wayne (Janet) of Lethbridge, AB; grandchildren Joshua Canning, Jonathan (Heather) Canning, Robert Tucker, Mark Tucker, Ian Tucker, Laura Tucker and Zayn Tucker; brother Roy (Verna) Barrett and sister Geneta Organ of Sarnia , On; as well as a circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At Doreen's request cremation has already taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date. A very special thank you to Mom's doctor of 27 years Dr. Robert J. Young for your dedication, compassion and support especially during Mom's recent illness. Also, thank you Dr. M. Dean and Dr. K. Lafferty as well as to the amazing staff of the Palliative Care Unit of The Western Memorial Regional Hospital who took such good care of her during her final days. We will be always grateful for making such a difficult time bearable. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative care unit at Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
May the winds of love blow softly
And whisper for you to hear
That we'll always love and miss you
And wish that you were here.

VINCENT, Anne
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: August 22nd, 1940
Passed in: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Passed on: March 3rd, 2014
She passed away peacefully in Rockyview Hospital
.
Annie enjoyed life and will be remembered for her love of dolls, rides in the car, food, music, and books. She leaves behind her beloved sister and brother-in-law Donna and Calvin Allen, with whom she lived; brothers John of Corner Brook, Mike (Janie) of Halifax, Peter (Hilda) of Alberta; sisters Margaret Prosper of Corner Brook, Mary (Roy) McGowan of Alberta, Joan (Calvin) Winsor of Corner Brook, Eileen Ramdin of BC, Betty (George) Carscadden of BC, Sandy Quehe (Wayne) of Corner Brook. She is predeceased by her father John Vincent, mother Veronica (Madore); sister Dorothy Hamilton; brothers George, Joseph, Kevin Vincent; brothers-in-law Charles Prosper, Ron Ramdin, Clar Hamilton; sisters-in-law Loretta Vincent and Doreen Vincent. She will be forever missed by her many nieces and nephews. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Canadian Diabetes Association, or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

VINCENT, Dora
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: July 25th, 1927
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 11th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dora Vincent announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Ernie (Doreen), Woodrow (Carol), Ron (Dale), Jordy (Janice), Andy (Lisa), and Louis (Susan); daughters: Helen, Nina (Rick), and Donna (Wade); 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters: Una (Tom) and Rosie (Don); brothers: Jordy (Vera) and Ivor; sisters in law: Bessie, Mary, Marion, Kathleen and Violet; brothers in law: Hollis, Rupert, and Will (Marie); special friend Cyril and her other extended family and friends at the North Shore Manor where she resided for the past three years. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Louis; sisters: June and Hazel; brothers: Harvey and Junior; parents Ellen and Herbert Hann. Dora is fondly remembered for her outgoing spirit and her love of music, dancing, darts and socializing. Friends may visit Bethany United Church in Summerside on Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Marilyn Avery. Interment will follow from the United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bethany United Building Fund or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHEELER, Monte
Born: July 17th, 1967
Passed on: March 31st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Monte Wheeler announce his passing at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray, AB on Monday, March 31, 2014 at the age of 46 years. Monte is survived by his wife Ruby Wheeler; baby girl Stephanie Wheeler; his boy Stephen Wheeler; brother John Wheeler; his niece & nephew, as well as many other relatives and close friends. He was predeceased by mother Elizabeth "Betty" Wheeler. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday 7-9 p.m and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from the Corner Brook Baptist Church, with Pastor Patrick O'Brien officiating. Interment will follow from Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Following interment, friends are invited to Jennifer's on Broadway for a reception. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Northern Lights Health Foundation, Fort McMurray, AB. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

 

 

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