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The Western Star Newspaper
March 2016

 

ATTWOOD, Beverley Mary Grace
Born: March 17th, 1935
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 20th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beverley Attwood announce her passing on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Patricia Rowsell, Barbara Rowsell, Debbie (Tom) Matthews, Christina Ruth (David) Walker, Rosalind (John) Penney, and Dawn (John) Bethune, 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, siblings: Joan Paris, Shirley Newell, Thomas (Doris) Attwood, Jack (Irene) Attwood, Linda (Russell) Wells, Monty (Nancy) Attwood, and a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Ross Maxwell Rowsell Jr, parents Joseph and Gladys Attwood. Cremation will take place from Humber Valley Crematorium on Tuesday, March 22nd. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 23rd at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Thursday March 24th at 2 PM from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, 4 St. Mark's Avenue with Major Raymond Janes officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL, A1B 3V6. To sign the family guest book visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

BACHMANN, Elizabeth "Ellie" Maria (nee Laskowski)
Born: December 9th, 1929
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 12th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth "Ellie" Bachmann announce her passing on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 86 years. She lived with vitality and passed quickly and gently. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Ralph, St. John's, Regina (Gary) Dewling, Corner Brook, Tony, Corner Brook, Doris (Stewart) Bellows, Corner Brook, Carl, Brockville, Ont. and Monica (Ron) McCarthy, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Sean, Adam, Christopher (Tara), Sara, Spencer, Hillary, Joshua and Helena; great-grandchildren: Julia, MacKenzie and Alexis; sisters: Irene Weisert, Germany and Regina (Gerhard) Göring, Germany. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Heinrich "Henry" Bachmann, parents Ignatz and Agnes Laskowski, brother Ziegfried Laskowski. Elizabeth lived life to the fullest and loved her family. She enjoyed bowling, darts and volunteered many hours with the Ladies Hospital Auxiliary. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

BARRON, Maud (nee Berkshire)
Passed on: March 29th, 2016

Died peacefully after a short illness in Surrey, British Columbia on March 29th, 2016, in her 89th year. Daughter of the late Alfred and Ida Berkshire. She was predeceased by her former husband Leonard, by her sisters Ada, Hazel and Hilda and her brother Bill. One surviving brother Bob, lives in Corner Brook. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Denise, and her sons (partners) Robert (Agnes), John (Tatyana), Andy (Dorte) and Paul (Michelle).Besides her family, the other true joy in her life was her eight grandchildren. Maud graduated as a nurse in Montreal in 1944 and then worked till 1947 at the Homeopathic Hospital in Montreal. While raising five children, Maud worked both part-time and full-time as a nurse in Corner Brook, before later going back to MUN to attain a diploma in Psychiatric Nursing, retiring from nursing in 1979. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Covenant House in Vancouver (covenanthouse.org), or any charity of your choice. There will be a viewing (10-10:45 am) and a memorial service (11 am) at St. Bernadette Church, 6543 132nd St. Surrey, BC on Friday, April 1st.

BARRY, Kyle William
Born: August 16th, 1987
Passed on: March 30th, 2016

It is with shattered hearts that we have to say goodbye to our wonderful son. Kyle William Barry lost his fight with Cockayne Syndrome on March 30, 2016 at the Western Memorial Hospital at the age of 28 years. Kyle was predeceased by his grandfather William Barry, sister Shianne Barry on March 16, 2015, brother Justin Anderson and aunt Dorothy Barry. Leaving to mourn with many fond and precious memories are his loving parents Charles and Maureen Barry, paternal grandmother Wilhelmina Barry Irishtown NL, maternal grandparents George and Marie Downey O'Regan's, uncle and aunts: Leo Barry, Mary Ann Barry both of Irishtown, NL, Rita (Bernard) Gale O'Regan's, John Downey, Diane (Victor) Walmsley, Clyde (Donna) Downey all of Ontario, George (Lauri) Downey Saskatchewan, Karen Downey (Marvin) Port aux Basques, David (Charlene) Downey St. John's, NL, Susan (Brian) Fiander Mount Uniacke, NS and a large circle of extended family and many friends. The family received friends at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry on Friday from 7-9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial taking place on Monday April 4, 10:30 am at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church officiated by Father Lee Lainey, interment will follow at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted, donations in memory of Kyle can be made to his family. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home Inc., 57 Grand Bay Road, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com

BATSTONE, Gertrude
Passed on: March 18th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude Batstone announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, March 18th, 2016 at the age of 75 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Irving, son Martin (Allison) Batstone of Halfway Point, daughter Elaine (Michael) Walsh of Corner Brook, one brother Ronald Companion of Corner Brook, four sisters Jenny (Amos) Gabriel of St. George's, Agnes (Jack) Taylor of Deer Lake, Judy Companion (Wade) of Pasadena and Pauline (Gordon) House of Belburns. Also leaving with fond and loving memories are her two grandchildren James (Elizabeth) and Rosemary, four great-grandchildren Paige, Ryder, Beckham and River and a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Cyril and Theresa Companion, four brothers Bernard, David, Henry and Joseph Companion, sister Yvonne, parents-in-law Marvin and Mary Batstone, brother-in-law Art Batstone, sister-in-law Ruby Batstone, nephews Robert and Richard Batstone, brother-in-law Doug Stevens. Donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting our website at WWW.RUSSELLSFUNERALHOME.CA

BISHOP, Guy Cyril
Born: June 7th, 1930
Passed on: March 10th, 2016
Birchy Head, NL
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It is with heavy hearts that the families of Mr. Guy Cyril Bishop announce his sudden passing surrounded by his loving family at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, in Norris Pt., NL., on Thursday, March 10th, 2016, at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife; Caroline nee Parsons of 62 years marriage, his children; Bella Young (Philip), Loretta Ball (Barry), Keith Bishop (Joan), Grace Gilliam (David), Shawn Bishop (Marg), George Bishop, Georgina Barnes (Lorne), & Bernice Sheppard (Bert), 17 grandchildren; Lori, Lynn, Blaine, Christa, Dwayne, Elizabeth, Vanessa, Dana, Devin, Kayla, Kenda, Heather, Brittany, Alicia, Danny, Samantha, & Jacob. His 14 great grandchildren, his siblings; Beatrice Francis, Sadie Macissac (Kevin), & Reg Bishop (Rowella), his step sister; Lorraine Parsons, his sister-in-law; Emma Bishop, his step sister-in-laws; Dorcas Goosney, & Rosie Goosney, father was predeceased by his parents; Mary & John Bishop, his son; Lindy Bishop, his brothers; Elias Bishop, & Herb Bishop, & sister; Fannie, his brother-in-law- (Uncle) Hollis Ellsworth, also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family & friends. The family will be receiving family & friends from the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head, NL., on Friday, March 11th, from the hours of 7-9 pm, & continuing on Saturday, March 12th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the Funeral service will take place from on Sunday, March 13th, 2016, at 2: pm with Pastor Derek Frampton officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Birchy Head, NL., Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made in Guy's memory to the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. Special thanks to special friend & Caregiver; Dorothy Caines, Special thanks to Pastors Derek & Lisa Frampton for their support at this time, Special thanks to the staff at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Pt., for their exceptional attention & support during his last few days.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BORDEN, Marilyn Mary (nee George)
Born: December 7th, 1946
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 1st, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marilyn Mary Borden announce her passing at the Western Memorial Hospital in her 70th year, after a long and stubborn battle with cancer. She leaves to mourn her husband Fraser; sisters: Barbara O'Blenis, Corner Brook, Elaine Graham, Halifax, NS; brothers: Isaac (Rose), Benoits Cove and John, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Judith Vinton (Charles), San Antonio, Texas, Donna Cox (Charles), Ottawa, Sharon Borden, St. John's, Lois Randell, Steady Brook; brother-in-law Kevin Borden, Corner Brook, as well a wide circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She will be missed by her special friends Assumpta Roche, Linda Ricketts, Glenda Beales and her shadow J. Marilyn was predeceased by her mother Ada George and her father John Joseph George. The family would like to thank all the Doctors and Nurses who worked tirelessly to try and stem the course of the disease and to make her comfortable in her last hours. Special thank you to Doctors Sparrow, Dunn and Lafferty and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit and the Chemotherapy Unit at Western Memorial Hospital. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Mass will held Friday, March 4th at 10:30 am from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street with Father Terry Boland officiating. In keeping with her wishes cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy flowers are accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

BREWER, Peggy Ann
Born: October 6th, 1962
Passed on: March 19th, 2016
Springdale formerly of Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peggy Ann Brewer announce her passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Saturday March 19, 2016. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Julia Brewer; father Selwyn Crocker and his companion Frances; mother in law Pearl Brewer; sisters: Gail Brittain (Bernie) and Sandra Crocker, (Juanita); brothers: Ken Crocker (Joann) and Bob Crocker (Donna); sisters in law: Paula Cramm (Dennis), Anna Clarke (Rick), and Kim Brewer (David); brothers in law: Lawrence Brewer (Karen) and Gord Brewer (Debbie); nieces: Jillienne Mercer (Joel), Meghen Brittain, Sarah Brittain, Dannielle Brittain (Phil), Hillari Crocker (Johnny), Kathleen Coleman (Jen), Emily Crocker, Danielle Brewer, Laurel Brewer, Rachel Brewer, and Leah Pellar; nephews; Ryan Brown, Peter Crocker (Megan), Michael Coleman, Bradley Brewer (Juanita), Christopher Lockyer, Douglas Lockyer (Jenn), Nicholas Clarke, Adam Clarke, and Ben Pellar. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles and cousins. Special friends in Corner Brook, LaScie, Springdale and St. John's; special thank you to Dr. Katherine Popaduik, Dr. Sam Dube and the amazing nursing staff of 4 North A of the Health Science Centre. Predeceased by husband Ronald Brewer; mother Isabel (Best) Crocker; father in law Raymond Brewer. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday March 24, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive with Canon Rev. Roberta Woodman and Rev Madonna Boone officiating. In keeping with Peggy's wishes cremation will take place with interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Springdale Curling Club. The family guest book may signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BYRNE, George Michael
Born: August 25th, 1928
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 18th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Michael Byrne announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Linda Sheppard (Derek), Carol White (Frank), John (Patsy), Rod (Betty), Brian (Doreen), Terry (Donna), Ken (Darlene), Michael (Sheila), George Jr., Cathy Willis (Roy), Lisa Coleman (Philip) and Paula Neil (Carey); 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; his sister Mary Hazel (Dartmouth); sister-in-law Patricia Power; his long time friend and companion Alice Barnes; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth (Power) Byrne in 1997, his parents George and Mary Byrne, his brothers Patrick and Bernard, his sisters Margaret Ryan and Alice King, sisters-in-law Mabel Byrne and Patricia (Farrell) Power, brothers-in-law Len Hazel, John Ryan, James King, Jerome Power, James Power and niece Mary Buckle. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, March 22 at 10:30 a.m. from The Cathedral of The Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Chris officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

CHIPMAN, Apollos Taylor
Born: June 1st, 1925
Passed on: March 10th, 2016
Corner Book, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Apollos Chipman announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the age of 90 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter Beverly (Marcel); grandchildren: Cory (Carla) and Crista (Cory); great grandchildren: Tyler, Kassidy, Gabrielle and Nicholas; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Bertha; parents Sarah and John; brother Jack (Florence); twin brother; Bill (Rhoda); sisters Eileen (Chess), Olga (Jack); sisters in law: May (Sam), Edith (Art), Olive (Harold) Vivian (Eric), and Fannie (Jim); brothers in law: Jack (Marjorie) and Woodrow (Thelma). Visitation will take place on Friday, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at County Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from County Haven Funeral Chapel, officiated by Canon Rev. Roberta Woodman. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"

CORREA, Rose Ameta Marie
Born In: St. Teresa's
Born: March 14th, 1947
Passed in: Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 27th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Rose Correa announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the age of 69 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Eddy; sons: Leonard Young, Jason Cook; grandson Stephen; mother Clara May Young; brothers: Jerry Young, Howard Young, Nicki Young, Raymond Young, Larry Young; sisters: Maisy Edwards, Mary Young, Bernice Young, Doreen Young, Cathy Richards, Bertha King, Germain Gillam, Jean Muise; and a large number of neices, nephews other family and friends. She was predeceased by her father William Young; son Melvin Young; brother Adam Young; and sister Mildred Harris. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's, NL on Tuesday, March 29th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. with Father Edmund Dantes officiating. Interment will take place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Teresa's following the service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are 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 by visiting our website at www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

CREWE, Rosemary Elaine (nee Whiteway)
Born: May 16th, 1923
Passed on: March 5th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rosemary Elaine Crewe announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 92 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 5 children: Allan (Doreen), Gary, Donna, Emeline (Jeff) Follett and Sharon (Eric) Karn; 9 precious grandchildren: Danny (Janet) Coulter, Shawn (Cindy) Coulter, Jason (Gisele) Follett, Matthew Follett, Adam and Andrew Harnum, Rosemary, Erica and Christina Karn; 6 precious great-grandchildren: Dannielle and Tyler Coulter, Charlie and Chloe Coulter; Jackson and Eva Follett; sisters: Eileen Cottingham, Bernice Kessling and Jean (Jim) Hancock; brothers: Jim and Lloyd Whiteway; sister-in-law Nina Mouland; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Boyd Crewe, parents Gertrude and William Whiteway, brother Jack and sister Ellie (Marty) Cashin. Special thank you to Dr. Robert Young, Western Memorial Staff, Caregiver Rhoda Russell and friend Shirley Fiander. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street with Majors Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

CROCKER, Ruby May
Born: May 1st, 1923
Passed on: March 21st, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Ruby May Crocker announce her peaceful passing on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in her 93rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Denise (Kaj) Hedin, Brian (May) Crocker, Vicki Crocker and daughter-in-law Heather Crocker. Also left to mourn are her dear grandchildren: Caroline Hedin, James Hedin, Alex (Ashley) Crocker, Alana Crocker (Josh Webb), Shawn Crocker and Paul Crocker and sisters: Cora Batstone, Annette Stafford and Edna Tilley. She was predeceased by her husband James, son Paul, parents Lemuel and Pearl Batstone, sister Marjorie Sharpe and brother Earl Batstone. She also left behind a large circle of relatives and friends. Ruby was the epitome of motherhood, always putting her family first and foremost. A kind, loving, gentle spirit who was strong, capable and wise. Ruby was a very artistic person who could put her hand to anything. She was a superb seamstress and quilter and in her later years, she developed a keen interest in oil painting. Throughout her life though, her main passion was the creation of beautiful gardens for all to admire. Cremation has taken place and the family will be receiving friends on Sunday, March 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home on St. Marks Avenue. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 28 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist with the Very Rev. Baxter D. Park officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DALLEY, Stanley
Born: November 19th, 1934
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 23rd, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Dalley announce his passing on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Mountainview Estates in Corner Brook at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 58 years Lillian (nee Jones); son Danny (Christina); grandson Justin (Kayla); as well as a large circle of sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Anniebell Dalley. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Majors Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

DRAKE, Lawrence LeRoy (Roy)
Born In: Lourdes, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: March 31st, 1949
Passed in: Lower Sackville, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed on: March 18th, 2016

It is with deep regret that the family of Roy announces his passing at his residence in Lower Sackville, NS on March 18, 2016 at age 66. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother, Ellen Drake, Lourdes, NL; daughter Alicia Duffney-O'Gorman (Ryan), Kippens, NL; three sisters Winifred (Pat) Brennan, Kippens, NL, Beverly (Everett) Young, West Bay, NL and Delia Drake, Bedford, NS; four brothers Jerome (Peggy), Lower Sackville, NS, Pat (Ruby), Stephenville, NL, Reg, Lourdes, NL and Lou (Darlene) West Bay, NL; as well as a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his dad Aloysius Drake. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Lourdes, NL on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:30 am with Rev. Father Gerard Patry officiating.

FLYNN, Joseph
Born: July 10th, 1934
Passed on: March 29th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Flynn of Hampden announces his sudden passing at the age of 81 years. Joe leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Sadie (nee Baldwin), sons Frank Dutot (Patsy Hynes) of Hampden, NL, Darren Flynn (Sarah) of Iqaluit, NU, Gary Flynn of St. George, ON, daughter Barbara (Curtis) Thorne of Cambridge, ON, grandchildren Cody, Sapa, Lori, Hunter, Zachary and Alison. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. Joe also leaves to mourn his many beloved pets. Joe was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Margarite Bennett and Mary Bruce and his daughter Michelle Flynn. As per the family's, wishes cremation has taken place with an inurnment to take place at a later date. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear."

FORD, Mildred "Joan" (nee Tulk)
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 7th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mildred Joan Ford announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital after a brief illness on Monday, March 7, 2016 in her 81st year. She will be forever remembered by her loving husband and best friend of 61 years, Donald; son, Rex (Debbie), daughters: Verna Ford and Denise (Steve) Rideout; four grandchildren, Jamie (Richelle), Michelle (Julian), Megan (Clinton) and Stephanie; three great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jessie-Lynn and Ysobel; brothers, George (Joan) Tulk, James (Sandra) Tulk, and sister Bonnie (Wilson) Wicks; sisters-in-law: Edith Tulk, Jean Tulk, Shirley (William) Dyke and Mariah Ford; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Dean; parents Walter and Pearl Tulk, parents-in-law, Thomas and Elsie Ford, infant sister Mary, brothers, Raymond and Maurice, brothers-in-law Randolph Reid, Enurchis Osmond, Willis Harnett, Arthur Ford and Eugene Ford; sisters-in-law, Mae Reid, Claudine Osmond and Edna Harnett. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday evening from, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of her life will take place from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive on Friday, March 11 at 2 p.m. with Canon Reverend Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.fillatre.ca

GOSSE, Muriel Elizabeth
Passed on: March 27th, 2016
1934 - 2016

Of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Sidney Gosse, passed away on Sunday, March 27th, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Muriel leaves to cherish her memory her seven children Glen (Mary) Gosse of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Marcie (Les) Parsons of Newfoundland, George (Lorraine) Gosse and Debbie (Dale) Bursey both of Leduc, Alberta, Bob (Christine) Gosse of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Terry (Dawn) Gosse of Fort McMurray, Alberta and Muriel (Chris) Patey of Medicine Hat, Alberta; seventeen grandchildren Rick (Kristy), Clifford, Anthony, Cindy (Mike), Chastity (Chris), Lesley (Justin), Catherine, Corey (Lupita), Christa, Angela, Travis, Austin, Ashley, Terry, Carly, Emily and Braden; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers Gerald (Marg) Mercer and Don Mercer; two sisters Sylvia White and Marina Mcauley; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Muriel was predeceased by husband Sidney; her parents George and Daisy Mercer; and two brothers Boyd Mercer and Eric Mercer. Muriel, also known as "May" or "Mabel" was born on September 16th, 1934 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. She was a hockey lover, especially watching her grandson Braden play. Muriel enjoyed spending time camping with her family. She made many friends at the Wellington, whose company she also enjoyed. A Celebration of Muriel's Life will be held at a later date in Newfoundland. Memorial gifts in Muriel's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Muriel Gosse. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, "The Chapel in the Park", Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.
GOSSE, Muriel Elizabeth
Passed on: March 27th, 2016
1934 - 2016
Muriel Elizabeth Gosse
of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Sidney Gosse, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Muriel leaves to cherish her memory seven children, Glen (Mary) Gosse, Fort McMurray, Marcie (Les) Parsons, Newfoundland, George (Lorraine) Gosse and Debbie (Dale) Bursey, both of Leduc, Bob (Christine) Gosse, Winnipeg, Terry (Dawn) Gosse, Fort McMurray and Muriel (Chris) Patey, Medicine Hat; 17 grandchildren, Rick (Kristy), Clifford, Anthony, Cindy (Mike), Chastity (Chris) Lesley (Justin), Catherine, Corey (Lupita), Christa, Angela, Travis, Austin, Ashley, Terry, Carly, Emily and Braden; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gerald (Marg) Mercer and Don Mercer; two sisters, Sylvia White and Marina McCauley; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Muriel was predeceased by husband Sidney; her parents, George and Daisy Mercer; two brothers Boyd and Eric Mercer. Muriel, also known as "May" or "Mabel" was born on September 16, 1934 in Corner Brook. She was a hockey lover, especially watching her grandson, Braden play. Muriel enjoyed spending time camping with her family. She made many friends at the Wellington whose company she also enjoyed. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Reverend Tanya White officiating. The interment will follow at the family plot, Mt Patricia Cemetery. Memorial donations in Muriel's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Published October 15, 2016

GRACE, Father Gordon
Passed on: March 28th, 2016
1932 - 2016
Father Gordon Grace
passed away peacefully on Monday March 28, 2016, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age 83. Father Grace was ordained June 1, 1958. Following ordination he served in the role of Curate at Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Lourdes on the Port au Port Peninsula, the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer in Corner Brook and at All Hallows in Humber Mouth. He then served as Parish Priest at St. Joseph's in Harbour Breton, St. Ignatius in St. Alban's/Bay D'Espoir, All Hallows in Humber Mouth and Holy Rosary in Pasadena. He was predeceased by his parents John Grace and Alice (Edwards), brothers John, Cyril, and Clayton. He leaves to mourn his brother Clarence and wife Irene, sister-in-law Patricia, nieces and nephews; as well as Bishop Peter Hundt, his brother priests, parishioners and special friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from the hours of 7-9 pm at Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena. Visitation will continue on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 10:30 am with Bishop Peter Hundt officiating. Interment to follow at the Priest Plot, Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Shepherd's Fund c/o Holy Redeemer Parish P.O. Box 1108, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6T2. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
May the Lord have mercy on his servant.

GRIFFIN, Kathleen Janette
Born: February 12th, 1966
Passed on: March 31st, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Janette Griffin announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age of 50 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Heidi Griffin; parents Joseph and Eileen Griffin; brothers: Danieal Griffin (Roxane Mahoney), Todd Griffin (Diane Wareham), Robert Griffin (Lisa Hussey), Craig Griffin (Ann Griffin), Joseph Griffin (Janet Griffin); sisters Donna O'leary (Ron O'leary), Joy Houle (Christian Houle); Nephews and nieces: Jody, Patrick, Tim, Brett, Krystie, Robyn, Devyn, Alex and Jaime. She was predeceased by her sisters: Janette Griffin and Susan Griffin, and brother Pat Griffin. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from Sacred Heart Parish, Curling Street on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Don Leonard officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GURON, Dr. Azad Singh
Passed on: March 6th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Azad Singh Guron announce his sudden passing on March 6th, 2016 in Stephenville, Newfoundland at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Jaswinder in Stephenville and his three daughters: Pam in Stephenville, Nita in Calgary and Puneet in Stephenville. Dr Guron was an anesthesiologist at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for 29 years. He was dedicated to the best care for his patients and exuded a quiet thoughtfulness and kindness at all times. His funeral service and cremation will be held at Caul's Funeral Home in St. John's on March 12th, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay St. George Special Olympics Chapter, 11 Oak Drive, Kippens A2N 3S8.

HACKETT, Meghan
Born: January 6th, 1987
Passed on: March 26th, 2016
Resident of Langdon, Alberta

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beautiful daughter Meghan in a tragic accident on Highway 797 near Langdon on March 26, 2016. No longer will we see Meghan's beautiful eyes, hear her infectious laughter or feel her loving embrace. She graduated St. Mary's High School Honors Program 2005; University of Calgary, BA 2010; Masters of Library and Information Studies, U of A, 2013. Meghan has been employed by TransCanada Pipelines since 2013 and was on the Board of Directors for the Chestermere Public Library. She is survived by her parents Alex and Jaci, Brother Jason (Angela), nieces Fiona and Olivia, Grandfather Michael Hackett, boyfriend Steve, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, many of whom have traveled across Canada and New Zealand to support our family. We would like to thank the communities of Langdon and Chestermere for their outpouring of support. There was a Memorial Mass held for Meghan at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Calgary on Tuesday, April 5. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Chestermere Public Library in memory on Meghan Hackett's name would be greatly appreciated.

HALFYARD, Gladys Marie
Born In: Woody Point, Newfoundland and Labrador
Born: December 3rd, 1954
Passed on: April 4th, 2016
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Gladys Marie Halfyard announce her sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Monday, April 4th, 2016, at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn her mother Shirley Halfyard, her siblings Margaret (Tony) Raike, Wayne (Roxanne) Halfyard, Jim (Angela) Halfyard and Glenn Halfyard, her nieces and nephews Jamie Elms, Kelley Raike, Leah Pike, Lachelle Halfyard, Alicia Halfyard, Noah Halfyard and Emily Halfyard, and special cousin Paula Halfyard Soper. Gladys was predeceased by her father James Halfyard on December 13th, 1984, and by her twin brothers Alfred and Archibald in January 1964. The family will be having a private family service at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 2 pm, with Pastor Craig Giles officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the United Church Cemetery in Woody Pt, NL. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Diabetes Association of Canada in Gladys memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com     The funeral arrangements have be entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HALL, Frederick Francis
Born: October 20th, 1932
Passed in: Benoit's Cove
Passed on: March 12th, 2016

Passed away peacefully on March 12, 2016 at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn his children: Marlene, Aundrea, Amanda, Priscilla, Conway and their families; sisters and brothers: Noreen Hackett and family of Benoit's Cove with whom he resided, Bernice Dormondy (Ontario), Reg (Lohnes Complex), Leonce (Alberta), Hughie, Eileen Koper, Leon, Rowena Talbot all of Ontario and Eric of Alberta, his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Frank and Bridget Hall, brothers: Gordon and Roland; brothers-in-law: Pat Hackett, Jim and Ralph Dormondy. Visitation will take place on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel with Sister Chabassol officiating. At Frederick's request cremation will take place, with interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Our Lady Star of the Sea Church Fund in Benoit's Cove. The family guest book may be signed visiting www.county-haven.ca

HARVEY, Sarah Elizabeth
Born: February 27th, 1922
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 12th, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that her family announces the passing of Sarah Elizabeth Harvey (nee: Matchem) on March 12, 2016 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home, surrounded by family. Born on February 27, 1922, she was the daughter of William and Alice Jane Matchem of Piccaire, Newfoundland. Elizabeth was the second youngest of ten children and is survived by her sister Marion Gilliam. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Garfield and her daughter Ethel. She is survived by her three children: Leo (Gail), Marilyn Parsons (Jack) and Eileen Chaffey (Taylor); grandchildren: John Parsons, Natalie Beattie (Rob), Dana Chaffey (Donna), Deirdre Curnew (Sheridan), Scott Harvey (Connie), Tony Harvey (Janice), and Sonya Landry (Barry); great-grandchildren: Brandon, Adam, Liam, Kailey, Tyler, Lindsay, Kiley, Joshua, Tara, Graham, Hilary, Sarah, Aleisha; great-great-grandchildren: Gage, Aria, Brynlee and Axel. Elizabeth was a sweet and gentle soul with a warm and loving nature. She loved her family and friends dearly, always had time to spend with them and was determined to make sure that no one left her home hungry. She loved music and had a wonderful sense of humour. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Our family would like to thank all the staff at Corner Brook Long Term Care Home for the excellent care she received while she lived there. Your kindness will not be forgotten. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffrey's, NL beginning at 4 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Canon Kris Gosse and Rev. Bill Matchem officiating. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Jeffrey's will take place following the service. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

HUMBER, Ena Bernetta
Born: April 30th, 1927
Passed on: March 5th, 2016

It is with great sadness the family of the late Ena Humber announces her peaceful passing on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the palliative care unit of Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, in her 88th year. She leaves to mourn with cherished memories, her husband of 68 years, Ralph, daughters: Wanda Cole (Fred), Pasadena, Donna O`Brien (Lawrence), Paradise, daughter-in-law, Donna Humber, Pasadena, grandchildren: Stephen Cole (Theresa), Paula Leung (Rick), Colin Humber, Katie Healey (Sean), Bradley and Lori O`Brien; great-grandchildren: Sarah and Nathan Cole; sister: Roberta Hutchings (Gerald), sister-in-law, Millie Crocker, and brother-in-law, Eric Bailey, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, James and Marjorie Crocker, brother, William Crocker, sisters, Morella Ball, and Joyce Bailey and son, James. Mom was always very devoted to her family, neighbours and her church. Friends may visit Fillatre`s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark`s Avenue on Monday, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saint`s Anglican Church, Clarence Street, with Rev. Tanya White officiating, interment to follow at Townsite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to All Saint`s Anglican Church in her memory. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

HURLEY, Barbara Ursula
Born: April 22nd, 1932
Passed on: March 6th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Ursula Hurley announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the age of 83 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Leo Mitchell (Linda); sisters Nell Atkins and Irene Doucett; four grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; her much loved fury companions Rocky and Hunter; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In keeping with Barbara's wishes, cremation will take place. There will be no visitation or Memorial Service. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, NL. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HUTTMANN, Heidi Maria
Passed on: March 17th, 2016
Heidi Huttmann
, beloved wife of Wayne Canning (Formerly of Corner Brook) and mother of Anna Canning, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving families at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the age of 51 years.
Rest in peace Heidi.

JADIS, Derrice Marguerite (nee Gullage)
Born: March 10th, 1940
Passed on: March 4th, 2016

Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at the Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, BC, on Friday, March 4th, 2016 at the age of 75. Derrice was born and raised in Corner Brook. After living in Ottawa, Regina, and Rome, she finally settled in White Rock to be close to her sons, their wives and her 5 precious grandchildren. She loved nothing more than having them all together for a family meal for whatever the celebration or holiday and was always finding ways to make them each feel so loved and special. Humour, laughter and conversation along with her kind and caring nature were always front and centre with both family and friends and will forever be missed in all their lives. She leaves to mourn her sons David (Andrea Pollock), Peter (Patty), grandchildren Elizabeth, Danica, Sarah, Connor and Lauren, her brother Fred (Terry), brother-in-law Cyril Sweetapple, nieces and nephews, Gail Coady, Derrice Knight, Stephen Gullage, Jennifer Gullage Payne, ex-husband Bob Jadis, step-mother Pearl Gullage, step-brother Ben Maclean, and step-sister Irene Bartlett, aunts Ruby Gullage and Elaine Coates (Ross). She was predeceased by her parents Kie and Doris Gullage (nee Colbourne) and her sister Madge Sweetapple, Cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will be held on Friday, March 11 at 10 am. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Center, Surrey BC. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation or charity of your choice.
"Think of her as living in the hearts of those she touched.
For nothing loved is ever lost and she was loved so much."

JADIS, Derrice Marguerite (nee Gullage)
Born: March 10th, 1940
Passed on: March 4th, 2016
Derrice Jadis
, daughter of the late Kie and Doris Gullage, passed away in White Rock, BC on March 4, 2016. In keeping with her wishes, her sons Peter and David with their families are returning her ashes to Corner Brook for burial at 11 a.m. at Mount Patricia Cemetery on August 26, 2016. Family and friends are invited to attend this ceremony as well as a reception to be held in the Tudor Room at the Glynmill Inn at 12:30 on the same day. The burial service will be conducted by Captain Cory Pinksen of the Corner Brook Salvation Army Temple and arrangements have been handled by Country Haven Funeral Home.

JOYCE, Emily Ruth
Born: April 6th, 2016
Passed on: March 15th, 2016
Steady Brook, NL

Mr. Bert Joyce would like to announce the passing of his wife on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, three weeks prior to her 91st Birthday. She faithfully served the Lord with her husband, in the Gospel for the past 64 years in Newfoundland and Labrador. She has been predeceased by her parents: Elizabeth Alexandra and John Richard Gould; brother Edward; parents in law: Jack and Grace Evelyn Joyce; sisters in law Edith Caron and Ruthie Joyce; brother in law: Martin Brown. Left to mourn her passing: her loving husband: John Albert (Bert); children: John, June (Gerald) Burton, Evelyn (Dave) Macpherson, Stephen (Sheila), Heather Moore and Bryan (Rachel); sisters in law: Ruth Gould & Peggy Brown. She also had twenty grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews and a wide circle of friends. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, March 18, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m., from Sunrise Ministries Church, 29 Wellington Street, Corner Brook. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers will be graciously accepted and donations may be made to The Gospel Trust Canada (www.gospeltrust.ca). The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KNIGHT, Jessie Lillian
Born: June 26th, 1931
Passed on: March 17th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Lillian Knight announce her passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son: Craig; grandchildren: Kristopher Gosse, Victoria Knight and Sheldon Knight; great grandchildren: Aubree & Rylee; sisters: Doris Rideout, Yvonne Cooper and Dorothy Hurley; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth (2009). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with Captains Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LAINEY, Donna Marie (nee Cochrane)
Born: March 2nd, 1962
Passed on: March 8th, 2016

Surrounded by family and friends, Donna passed away peacefully in the arms of her loved ones. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her devoted husband, Fiddler Lainey, mother Magdalen Cochrane, mother-in-law Betty Flynn, brother Daniel Cochrane (Rhonda Boyd), and special adopted brother Gerard Cochrane (Cindy). Also leaving to mourn her devoted brothers-in-law Wade (Gwen), Chad (Belinda), Wendell (Julie), Norbert (Maria) and sisters-in-law Beverley (Eldon), Debbie (Harvey), her many aunts, uncles, cousins and special furry friend, Lucy, along with a large circle of friends. Donna was predeceased by her father, Daniel Cochrane Sr. Donna courageously accepted her battle with cancer over the last three years. Her many friends and family can be inspired by her fighting spirit, her loving nature and her courage. Donna loved the outdoors and celebrated nature and life in every possible pursuit. On the trails, in the rivers and berry patches or just cooking, painting or playing cards around the table, Donna lived life to the fullest. We are all saddened by our loss and with heavy hearts, we console and support each other and take strength from the memories she has left behind. A celebration Mass of Donna's life will take place at St. Stephen's Parish on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10 a.m. Family and friends can pay their respects at Russell's Funeral Home on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Members of the Cochrane and Lainey family would like to express their deepest gratitude and love to the many people in the community for their support and comfort throughout the last few years, to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's and the medical and support staff at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Sheila Lewis for her care and support. They would also like to thank Donna's co-workers at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital and Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre for the compassion and care they have provided during this difficult time. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or a donation may be made to a charity of one's choice.

LANEY, Marie (Rose)
Passed on: March 20th, 2016
Barachois Brook
Formerly of Brampton, Ont
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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Lainey announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday March 20, 2016 at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her 2 sons: Maurice (Gina) Laney, Kevin Laney of Brampton, daughter, Lorinda Laney of Barachois Brook, granddaughter Caitlin Neahr, 4 brothers: Andrew Downey of Barachois Brook, David Downey, Clyde (Tina) Downey of Toronto, Scott (Cathy) Downey of St. John's, 4 sisters: Annie Harris of Glovertown, Mary Pimpao of Calgary, Margaret (Joseph) Lewis of Corner Brook, Theresa Power of Toronto, she was also a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of other relatives and friends. Friends may visit at Russells Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday March 24, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting WWW.RUSSELLSFUNERALHOME.CA

LAVERS, Agatha Ann "Agnes" (nee Kennedy)
Born: December 16th, 1939
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 15th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Agatha "Agnes" Lavers announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the age of 76 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Rick (Trudy), Ray (Sandra), Marcel, Wanda Caines (Larry), Lisa Barton (Glen), Debbie Lavers (Brian) and Kelly Veitch (Brent); grandchildren: Jennifer, Sheldon, Jason, Aimee, Bradley, Natasha, Joshua, Renee, Kayla, Blaine, Ashley, Candace, Noah, Hailey, Brianna, Andrew, Liam and Meaghan; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers: Chris (Marg) and Andy; sisters: Donna (Leo), Betty (Roy), Patsy (Joe) and Corina (Vern); as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years Raymond; son: Terry; parents Moses and Lucy; brothers: Leo, Jack (Evelyn), Patrick, and Gordon "Bud" (Ina); sisters: Nora (Cyril), Mildred (Joe), and Francis (Bill). Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from The Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LEGGE, Austin Allen
Passed on: March 1st, 2016
(1927-2016)

In Austin's 89th year, it is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father and grandfather on March 1st, 2016. Austin was born in Robinson's, NL and was the son of the late Isaac and Leona Legge. Austin was from a loving religious family of ten children. He always spoke in high respect for his siblings and their families. Austin is survived by his wife Anne, son Mark (Pam) Stephenville and Daughters Donna (Clifton) Robinsons and Lori (Andrew), Lower Sackville NS. Grandson's Justin, Jamie, Jonathan, Kameron and Ryan. Great children Clifton, Connor & Ellen. Brother: Garland Legge (Stephenville Crossing); Sister: Neatha Masey (Halifax, NS). Step Children: Jim (Della) Dale (Wayne), Wanda (Bill), Sandra (Steward), Wayne (Gloria). He was predeceased by his wife Ellen (1992) and Daughter Loretta (1989). Brothers: Westley, Godden, Robert and Vernon. Sisters: Viola Tillam, Mildred Hayden, Olive Hedrician. Austin was a well know, respected man of the community where he raised his 4 children in their home town of Robinsons. Austin worked some part-time work at the Harmon Military Base in Stephenville as well as crown survey work in his local community. After that he continued into his career as a Fisheries officer for the Department of fisheries and ocean Canada. Over those years he farmed with his brother Godden providing vegetables for his family as well for market. In his retirement years he resided with his wife Anne in Stephenville spending time with their friends and family in the congregation Zion Penticostal Church. Visitation will take place on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral will take place on Saturday March 5th at 10 a.m. from Zion Pentecostal Church in Stephenville. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca    The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for their loving support to our Father for the last two years. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of ones choice in Austin's memory.

LEGGE, Mary Eliza (nee Rolls)
Born: April 21st, 1930
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 20th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Eliza Legge announce her passing on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 60 years Arch; daughters: Elizabeth Jones (Mac), Deep River, ON, Janice Berkshire (Ray), Corner Brook, Margot, Torbay and Michelle Legge-Owen (Edward), Corner Brook; granddaughters: Meaghan Jones (David Peters), Vancouver, BC and Kathryn Fallowfield (Colin), Toronto, ON; sisters: Cora George (Dave), McIvers and Marie Rolls, Bonavista; brother Lloyd Rolls, Bonavista; sisters-in-law: Henrietta Nelson, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Millicent Legge, Corner Brook; as well as a circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Harold and May Rolls, brother Thomas Rolls, parents-in-law Gordon and Belle Legge, brothers-in-law Walter Harris and Gordon Legge. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive with Rev. Canon Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Memorial Fund or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

LETHBRIDGE, Muriel Pansy
Passed on: March 27th, 2016

Passed away peacefully with family by her side, following a courageous battle with cancer, at Lisaard House in Kitchener on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of James McEachern. Loving mother of Jerry (MariAnn), Darren (Charlotte), Sherri (Tom) and Christopher. Proud Nanny of Samantha, Madeline, Delainey, John, Sara, Mark, Chloe, Brody, Tianna, Mackenzie and great-grandmother of Wynter. Dear sister of Irene (Clay), Sandra (Allie), Grant (late Sheila), Bruce (Masie), Harry (Cliff), Millie (Bill) and the late Clifford. Predeceased by her parents Reg and Frances Lundrigan. Pansy's family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 pm on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Lisaard House would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Pansy's memorial.

LINFIELD, Phyllis June (nee Hudson)
Born: July 5th, 1939
Passed on: March 18th, 2016
Cormack, NL.
formerly of St. John's, NL
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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phyllis June Linfield (Nee Hudson) announces her passing on March 18th, 2016, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL., at the age of 76 years. Phyllis is predeceased by her parents Hubert and Lillian (Loveys) Hudson, sister Peggy, sister-in-law Marguerite Parsons, and brother-in-law Frank Young. She is survived by her husband John, son Dana (Veronica), grandsons Victor, Drake, and Ryker, son John (Karen), sister Robin (Winston) Rideout, brothers Guy (Joan), and Wilson (Edna), sisters-in-law Jeannie Young, and June (Bill) Wrixon, and brothers-in-law Howard (Ruth) Linfield, Derek (Helen) Linfield, and Stan Parsons. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. The family did receive family and friends at Barrett's Funeral Home on Hamilton Avenue, St. John's, NL., on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016, form the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the Funeral service did take place from on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016, at 9:30 am. The burial followed at the United Church Cemetery, on Bauline Line, in Portugal Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or The Canadian Red Cross Society in Phyllis memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit www.barretts.ca    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, & Barrett's Funeral Home St. John's, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

LUSH, Larry Maxwell
Born: May 19th, 1941
Passed on: March 4th, 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Larry Maxwell Lush announce his passing on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Western Memorial Hospital in his 74th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Alice (nee Wilton), his children Glenda (Chris) Gosse of Alberta, Leah (Ramsey) Smallwood of Bay Roberts, Sonya (Wade) Rubia of St. Judes, John (Claudia) of Deer Lake, and Jody (Erne) Pyle of Fort McMurray, grandchildren Zachery, Sarah, Hannah, Joshua, Jacob, Noah and Rebekah, siblings Martin Lush and Nita (Freeman) Anstey, special nephew Lloyd (Bonita) Lush and his fury friend Koko. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Martin and Tryphena Lush. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 7-9 pm and Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2-4 and 7-9 pm where also funeral service will take place on Monday at 11 am with Pastor John Brushette officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Wights Road. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

LUTHER, Doris May
Age 91, Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co., passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the home of her family in Halifax. She was born on the Change Islands, Newfoundland, prior to Second World War and lived in Cornerbrook and Deer Lake, before moving to Bridgewater in the 1970's. In spite of a number of health issues she maintained a spirited and independent lifestyle until the end. She loved flowers, birds, laughter and life. In addition to her Bridgewater neighbours and friends she leaves her loving sons, Edwin (Donna), Halifax; Scott (Ann), Bridgewater; six grandchildren, Susan, Karen, Craig, James, Ryan and David; twelve great-grandchildren and her sister, Victoria "Jean", Florida. She was predeceased by her devoted husband James; her parents, Garland and Julia (Temple) Hale; a newborn sister, a sister Verna in childhood and older brothers, Donald and Roy. Special thank you is extended to her long-standing dear friends, Jean and Bill Learning of Bridgewater, the management and staff of the Gladstone Berkeley in Halifax, Dr. Edith Baxter, the VON and the Capital Health Palliative Care team. As requested, a private interment will be held at a later date in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com

MURPHY, Frederick
Born In: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: January 22nd, 1947
Passed in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: March 2nd, 2016
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick James William Murphy (Fred) announce his passing at the Ottawa General Hospital on Wednesday, March 02, 2016 at the age of 69. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his son Mark Murphy and wife Karen of Las Vegas; daughter Danielle Terry and husband Dominic and children Noah, Abigail and Liam of Calgary; and son Jonathan Murphy of Richmond Hill. He is also survived by Esther Brake and his brothers Peter and Robert of Goulds, NL; and Garry and wife Betty of St. John's as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Sheila Murphy. Fred was a computer and electronics enthusiast with a love for food and always enjoyed a good chat. A special thank you to the staff on the Cancer Assessment Ward for their loving care and support. There will be a private service for family and close friends on Sunday, March 06, 2016. Donations can be made in Fred's honour to the Canadian Service Dog Foundation, Gloucester, ON, (613)914-2733 ServieDog.ca or to the Canadian Cancer Society, Cancer.ca

O'CONNELL, Dr. Charles Leo MD
Passed on: March 28th, 2016
Passed away March 28, 2016 in his 93rd year under the kind care of the staff of The Village at University Gates. Born and raised in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and a proud Newfoundlander. He was predeceased by his parents Dr. John and Mrs. Bridgit O'Connell, and his siblings Miller, John and Elizabeth. He leaves behind his devoted wife Bonnie, sisters-in-law Bernadette and Ruth, nieces and nephews, Sheilagh, Sean, Maureen (Wendy), Lorne (Joanne), Tim (Lesley) and Colleen and great nieces and nephews, Siobhan, Kyle, Austen, Connor, Sheryl and Jacqueline. Charlie, as he was known to most, earned a BSC from St Francis Xavier University in 1945 and graduated medical training from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1953 subsequently receiving his licentiate of midwifery from The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin. Over his life he was stationed at the DEW Line, practiced as a GP and General Surgeon in Kitchener and served with Care Medico in Honduras and Indonesia for which he was awarded the Queen's Jubilee Medal. He loved playing the piano, swimming and skiing ... a highlight being skiing the Alps at 73. In retirement, he shared his love of music by playing "gigs" at area retirement homes and care centres and more recently by entertaining his fellow residents at University Gates. Charlie's positive, caring attitude and love of life had an impact on everyone he met and he will be greatly missed. Friends are invited to share their memories of Charlie with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Wednesday, March 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The celebration service will be held on Thursday, March 31 at 11 AM, followed by a light lunch in the Fireside Room of the funeral home. Condolences for the family and donations to St Mary's Hospital, The Grand River Hospital or The Salvation Army would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo at erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

OSMOND, George (Bud)
Born: December 11th, 1937
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 28th, 2016
Dec. 11, 1937 - March 28, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Bud Osmond announce his peaceful passing on Monday, March 28, 2016 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his sons: Donald and Dwayne (Kathleen); daughter Lori Lynn (Rod); grandchildren: Jordan, Sundara, Haley, Emily, and Sarah; brother Donald (Pauline) Ash; brother-in-law Henry Anderson, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Margaret (nee Lovell); parents Carrie and Percy Osmond; and sister Helen Anderson. In keeping with George's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Chapel, 167 Country Road on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 1-3 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., officiated by Rev. Wendy Lowden. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer's Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

OSMOND, Robert Raymond Francis
Born: August 22nd, 1968
Passed on: March 3rd, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of a son, brother, and friend, Robert Raymond Francis Osmond, Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the age of 47 years. In keeping with Robert's wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will occur on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2 pm from the Church of the Epiphany in Hampden with Rev. David Hewitt officiating, with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Hampden, NL. To sign guest book or send message of condolence please visit our web page at parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PARK, Frazer Nicholas
Born: November 5th, 1949
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 28th, 2016

The family of Frazer Nicholas Park sadly announce his peaceful passing at his residence on March 28, 2016. He leaves behind to mourn his children: sons Lee, George and daughter Terri-Lynn (their mother Judy) and his son Mark (his mother Helen); his grandchildren Ashley, Jessica and Brandon; his great-granddaughter Hailey; his siblings: brothers Ted (Barb) and Baden (Shelly); sisters Roxie (Jim), Gwen (Keith) and Phyllis. He had a large extended family of many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, and many friends and acquaintances. He will be missed by his long-time buddies Lew Wells and Gary Beales. Predeceasing Frazer are his parents Cecil and Elizabeth Park, brothers Russell, Kevin, Bob, Chanie and Kerry; sisters Leona, Rosie, Molly and Marie. There will be a visitation and prayers at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Curling Street, on Thursday, March 31st, between the hours of 7-9 p.m. In accordance with Frazer's wishes, his remains will be laid to rest at the graveside of his sister Marie and brother Dean at Mount Patricia Cemetery at a later date. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
Lord, you are in Heaven. You rule the universe. You sit upon the star and make your home in the deep. But, yes, Lord, you are with me.

PITTMAN, Rita (nee Knott)
Passed on: March 14th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Pittman nee Knott announces her passing at the Palliative Care unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL, on Monday, March 14th, 2016, at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband; Roland, her step daughters; Hughena Hunt & family, Donna (Norm Hiscock) & family, & Darleen (Rod Roberts) & family, her step daughter-in-law; Fay Pittman, & family, her brothers-in-law; Churchill (Beryl) Reid & family, Roland Reid & family, & Reginald Reid (Florence) & family, sisters-in-law; Olga (Floyd Shears) & family, Marjorie Rogers, & family, & Loweta Reid, & family. Many nieces, nephews, other family & friends. Rita was predeceased by her 1st husband; Roy Milton Reid, mother & father; Sarah & Samuel Reid, mother & father-in-law; Winifred & Arthur Reid, brothers; Arthur (Hattie) Reid, & Simeon (Lucy) Reid, brother-in-law; Samuel Reid, sister-in-law; Ruby (William) Barnes, & step son; Roland Pittman Jr. The family will be receiving family & friends from the Church of The Good Shepherd, in Norris Pt, NL, on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, from the hours of 7-9 pm, & continuing on Thursday, March 17th, 2016, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Friday, March 18th, 2016, at 2: pm, with Rev Kay short officiating with the burial to follow at the Church cemetery in Norris Pt, NL. Flowers welcome or donations to a charity of one's choice. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PITTMAN, Walter Guy
June 11, 1919 - March 26, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Guy Pittman announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the age of 96 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his children: Gorman (Nora), Milton (Bonnie), Lloyd (Roberta) Linda (Ted), Millie (Calvin), Gordon (Beatrice) and Shirley (Rocky); 17 grand-children and his great-grandchildren; sister Frances King; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Emma; his second wife Lillian; son Bryant and his siblings: John, Norman, William, Campbell, Hector, James, Elizabeth and Mildred. In keeping with Walter's wishers cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, 163 Premier Drive on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 2 p.m., with Robert Pitcher officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

PRETTY, Harold
Born: September 26th, 1926
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 22nd, 2016

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Harold Pretty at the Long Term Care Home in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories the love of his life Bride; sons: Ray (Valerie), Calvin (Sandra); daughters: Sylvia (Brian) Worthington, and Sandra (Bert) Taylor; grandchildren: Michael (Nicole), Alison (Wayne), Travis, Jeremy, Jared and Bradley; brothers: Reginald, Cliff; sister Mame and a circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: John and Mary Pretty; brothers: Thomas, Jack, George, William, and Verdun; sisters: Annie and Betty. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, March 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, March 26, at 2 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street with Major Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

PRINCE, Dorothy Alma (nee Ellsworth)
Passed on: March 16th, 2016

Passed peacefully away at home, in Ottawa, on March 16, 2016 formerly of Rocky Harbour, NL in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Raymond, loving mother of Norma Pike (Fraser), Gloria Michelin (Eddy) and Dean Prince (Beverly). Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is survived by siblings: Winston Ellsworth (Barbara), Vernon Ellsworth (Florence), Daisy Ellsworth, Ivy Parkinson (Derek), Marion Ellsworth (Roy) and brother-in-law: John Lewis. Predeceased by father Andrew Ellsworth, mothers: Violet and Blanche, siblings: Mary Payne, Marjorie Ellsworth, Melvin Ellsworth (Grace), Ivan Ellsworth (Joan), Clifford Ellsworth (Esther), Shirley Lewis and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Donations to: Hospice Care Ottawa, 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 0X1, or a charity of choice would be graciously accepted. A private family celebration of her life will be held in Ottawa and interment will take place in Rocky Harbour, NL. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to http://heritagefh.ca/obituaries/?id=78

SANSOME, Robert "Bob"
Passed on: March 10th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bob Sansome announce his passing at his residence on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Alice, his daughter Paula Sansome in Kippens, his son Paul (Danette) Sansome in St. John's, four grandchildren Alex, Austin, Kailey and Jillian. Also leaving to mourn his brother Norman (Maisie) in Summerside, four sisters Irvene (Ed) in Corner Brook, Elizabeth (Wilson) in Halifax, Beverly (James) in Corner Brook, Barbara Sansome in Toronto, his brothers and sisters at local UBC 1009 and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Austin and Blanche and his brother George. Visitation will take place on Sunday, March 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville. The funeral service will take place on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 10 a.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Lung Association in Bob's memory.

SIMMONS, Clyde (Ambrose)
Born: February 16th, 1934
Passed on: March 27th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

The family of the late Clyde Simmons regret to announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his children: Vic (Georgina), Lorraine (Gary), and Clyde (Heidi Staeben-Simmons); his grandchildren whom he loved dearly: Christa Curnew (Jonathan), Stephanie Dawe (Christopher), and Stephen (Stephanie), Nadine Perrett (Bill), Michelle MacDonald (Darren), and Heather, Claire, and Kyle Simmons; his great-grandchildren: Avery, Nicholas, and Olivia, Andi, Hannah, Billy, and Jorja, and Ryland, Jeremy, and Lyndsay. Clyde will be missed by his brothers and sister, as well as a large circle of family and friends, especially his friends at the Lohnes Complex where he resided, and special family members, Hilda Simmons and Gerald Power. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Elsie (2011), and children, Robert (2008) and Perry (1970). Clyde will always be remembered for his love of the Newfoundland outdoors where he spent many years hunting, fishing and enjoying their cottage in Howley. He was a devoted family man and shared his love of nature with those around him. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Chapel, with Captains Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, the Alzheimer's Society, or the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca    To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.
"The harder I work, the luckier I become."

SIMMS, Irene Marjorie
Passed on: March 9th, 2016
1936-2016
Irene Marjorie Simms
passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 80th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 60 years Harvey; 7 children: Maxine (Keith Hillier), Nancy (Roger Mitchell), Jim (Mary Jo), Bob, Christine (Peter Park), Michelle (Earl Woodman), Irene (Mavin Pritchett); grandchildren: Michael (Sara), Jennifer, Amy, Robyn (John),Stephanie (Mitch), April, Elizabeth, Ben, Rebecca, Allison (Jamie); great grandchildren: Kennedy, Ava, Kylie, Lucas; sister Betty Joyce; brothers-in-law: Baxter (Kathy), Terry (Dot), Barry (Bonnie); sister-in-law Ruth Simms; nieces Linda and Terri and many other nieces and nephews and family friends who held a very special place in her heart. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Alice Penney, mother and father-in-law Baxter and Eliza Simms; sisters and brothers: Lil, Johnny, Sid, Annie, Eileen and Joey; brothers-in-law: Sam, Reg and Ken. Very special thank you to Rosemary Burton, Bonnie Simms, Dr. Davis, Colleen Carey and the Nursing Staff at Western Memorial Regional Hospital for your care and kindness. The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 pm at the First United Church, Park Street with Reverend John Van Vliet officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday between the hours of 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the First United Church Restoration Fund or to a charity of ones choice. A note of condolence may be sent by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

STRIDE, Emily Virtue
Born: October 1st, 1929
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 29th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Virtue Stride announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn her sister Inez Carter; brother Hughie Payne (Rose); nieces: Shirley Stride (Earle), Robin Hiscock, Sherry Decker, Pauline Payne, Bonita Costello, Marion Noftall, and Hazel Manuel; nephews: Monty Payne, Brian Payne, Blair Payne, and Allan Carter, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph; sister Hazel Payne; brother George Payne (Elizabeth), and brother-in-law Pierce Carter. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from First United Church, Park Street, with Reverend John VanVliet officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. 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 by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

TOMPKINS, Catherine Annie
Passed on: March 30th, 2016
1925 - 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Annie Tompkins announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Patrick (Duane), Myles (Judy); daughters: Jean (Tom) Wilson, Betty (Kevin) White; grandchildren: Meagan (Will) Stewart, Stephanie, Sarah, Emma, Nolan, Alanna, Jason (Gina), and Adam; great-grandchildren: Raya, Kyle, Mara, Rowan, Aiden and Chloe; brother Bernard Taylor and a circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick; parents: Albert and Annie Taylor; daughters: Marion and Annie; infant son Joseph; sisters: Agnes and Gertie; brothers: Tom, Frank, Alfred, and two infant brothers. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will take place from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Deer Lake on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 with Father Gabriel Selvanathan officiating. Interment to follow at a later date in Nova Scotia. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

TOUROUT, John Francis
Born In: Piccadilly, Newfoundland and Labrador
Born: April 12th, 1934
Passed on: March 8th, 2016

On March 8, 2016 John Francis Tourout, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving and devoted family. John was born on April 12, 1934 to the late John and Catherine Tourout of Piccadilly, NL. He was also predeceased by his sisters: Nina Cornect, Pricellia Strickland; brothers: Cecil, Ray and Gus Tourout and grandson Jamie. John was always known as a hard worker taking on positions with the Army Base in Stephenville as a driver; working in the Smelt Fishery in Piccadilly; running Clearwater Fine Foods and trucking for Day & Ross. Having a keen mind for business, he established his own company Tourout Enterprises in 1976 and the Piccadilly Lounge in 1978. He was a great entertainer who loved fiddle music and spending time with family and friends playing darts, pool and cards. John also loved to cook and spend time outdoors moose hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife Marguerite; children: Robert (Florence), Richard (Riza), June (Joey), Mona (Roy), Katie (Jerry), Tina (Damien), Doug (Lucielle), Glenda (Glenn), Dervilla (Garette); loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren; brother Joey; sisters: Edna (Dave), Genevieve, Katheline (Pat), Mercedes (Alex), Anita (Charlie), Annie Mary (Russell) as well as other family and friends. To honor and respect John's wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly beginning at 2 p.m. with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Ronald McDonald House, St. John's, NL. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

VARDY, John Baxter
Born: June 15th, 1936
Passed on: March 18th, 2016

It is with much sadness that the family of John Baxter Vardy announce his peaceful passing on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Left with many wonderful memories are his children: Sharon (Jim) Sharpe, Darrell (Regina) and Sheila (Brian Bell); treasured grandsons: Adam and Darren Sharpe and Brian Bell; sister and brothers: Florence (A.J.) Sherrill, Ron (Shirley) and Bob (Sol); brothers and sisters-in-law: Ray (Geneva) Reid, Elaine Mercer, Lester Pittman, Juanita Reid, Carol Reid, Joyce Reid, Graham Reid, Kathy (Dinzel) Baggs, Barry (Carmel) Reid, Barbara (Ron) Burry and J.J. Harrison; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Annie (2015), parents Heman and Miriam Vardy, father and mother-in-law Gordon and Ruth Reid, sisters Lorraine Pittman and Karen Harrison, brothers Wilson and Gilbert, sister-in-law Bessie Savory, brothers-in-law Doug Mercer, Harry Reid, Roy Reid and Wilfred Savory. Special thank you to all staff 2 South, Corner Brook Long Term Care for their wonderful care; as well as the Emergency and Palliative Care Departments for their compassion and kindness. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation on Wednesday, March 23 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 24 at 11 a.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of one's choice graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WARREN, David Jeffrey
Born: March 12th, 1977
Passed on: March 9th, 2016
Gallants, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Jeffrey Warren announce his sudden passing on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 38 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his fiancé Deanne Webb; fur baby Tanner; parents Terry and Dale Warren; grandmothers: Susanna Warren and Mildred King; uncle Cecil Warren (Cindy); aunts: Elizabeth Warren and Daphne Bruce (Cal); mother-in-law Donna Webb (John); brothers-in-law: James Webb and Terry Lewis (Michelle); nephew Brendan Webb; as well as a large circle of cousins, other relatives and many great friends. He was predeceased by his grandfather Dave Warren and father-in-law James Webb. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. followed by prayers at 9:00 p.m. with Major Frank Johnson. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the SPCA. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WARREN, Irene Phoebe (nee Endicott)
Born: May 13th, 1940
Passed in: Massey Drive, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: March 9th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Irene Phoebe Warren announce her peaceful passing on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 75 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Debbie (Darryl) of Massey Drive, Brian of Peachland, B.C., Dale (Lisa) of Keswick, ON, Todd of Corner Brook and Gary (Kim) of Massey Drive; grandchildren: Ryan, Jennifer, Quinn, Simone, Christopher, Vito, Dale, Douglas, Frankie, Berk, Hailie and their families; great-grandchild Riley; sisters Georgina Blanchard (Harold), Summerside, PEI, Linda Kennedy, Kitchener, ON; special friend Margaret Lewis along with many other family and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Berkley (May 17, 2014) and son Albert (May 19, 1996); parents George and Olive Endicott; brothers Robert Endicott (Dora), Ronald Endicott; sister Ada Locke (Jerome); brother-in-law Roy Kennedy. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 12 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Tanya White officiating, interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund in her memory. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WILLIAMS, Edward
Born: January 13th, 1941
Passed on: March 30th, 2016
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Williams announce his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the age of 75 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Eileen of 55 years; sons: Michael (Theresa), Edward (Jennifer); granddaughter: Josie; step grandchildren: Matthew, Samantha, and Sarah; brothers: Ronald and Wayne; sisters: Audrey, Barbara, and Maureen; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Margaret and Charles Williams; sisters: Shirley and Margaret; brothers: Tom, Dave, and Roy. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Terry Boland officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Parkinson's Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca

YOUNG, Ada Rose
Passed on: March 26th, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada Rose Young announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her brother: Norman (Geraldine) Young; sister: Eugenia (jean) (David) Sparkes; special niece: Judi (Paul) Heffernan; special friends: Jean Fiander and Marjorie Rowsell; and a circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Hubert and Dorothy Young; sister: Mabel Elkins; brothers: Wilfred (Mary), and Clyde (Edna) Young. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday, March 28th from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, from where funeral service will take place at the Funeral Chapel at 2:00 PM with The Very Reverend Baxter Park officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation Cancer Unit. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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