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The Western Star Newspaper
April 2000

 

Saturday, April 1, 2000, edition of The Western Star

BIRTHS

SMITH
Matthew Harold Smith
was born on February 26, 2000 at Bonne Bay Hospital, Norris Point. Matthew's big brother, Brandon, and parents Lisa & Todd Smith welcome this new addition to their family. Grandparents are Harold and Glenda Smith of Norris Point and Scott and Olive Shears of Rocky Harbour.

ENGAGEMENT

STEWART & BATTEN
Beth Stewart and Chris Batten, currently living in Leicester, England, would like to announce that they got engaged on New Year's Eve. They are planning their wedding for August, 2001, after their return to Newfoundland. Congratulations from the Stewart and Batten families and all their friends.

DEATHS

MCLEAN, Harold
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Kippens)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold McLean announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, March 30, 2000 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his four sons: Felix (Joanne) McLean of Moncton, NB, Harold (Lisa) McLean of Mississauga, ON, Ronald McLean of Calgary, Alberta, Austin McLean of Toronto, ON; one daughter, Cecilia (Mel) Oickle of Orleans, ON; one step-sister, Anastasia Hynes of Kippens; two stepbrothers: John McLean of Port au Port, Alex McLean of Stephenville; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He will also be sadly missed by special friends, Theresa Young of Kippens and Thomas Pieroway of Stephenville Crossing. He was predeceased by his two brothers: Angus McLean, Bernard McLean and one sister, Dorothy Doucette. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, April 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

WALKER, Mary Patricia (Kelly)
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Patricia Walker announce her passing on Thursday, March 30th, 2000 at the Interfaith Home in her 95th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: daughter Elizabeth Alteen (Lou), granddaughter Ann Chaffey (David), her very dear great-grandson Michael Chaffey; sisters: Aileen Kenny, Corner Brook, Shirley Buckingham, Vancouver, Dorothy Cossitt (Gus), Corner Brook, sisters-in-law: Pauline Walker, Nancy Kelly, Corner Brook, brother-in-law Mac Parsons and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Benjamin Walker in 1970; parents Thomas and Elizabeth Kelly; sisters Ann Dunphy, Gertrude Parsons, Madge Grant; brothers: Ron Kelly, Morris Kelly, Albert Kelly and Claude Kelly. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1st at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Father John Peddle officiating, followed by the interment at The Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday evening 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

WILLIAMS, Bartholomew (Bert) P.
Corner Brook, NF
August 2, 1905 - March 31, 2000

It is with sadness that the family of the late Bartholomew (Bert) Williams announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, March 31st, 2000 at the age of 94 years. He will be missed by his loving family: daughters, Frances Williams, Rita Atkinson (Kevin) all of Corner Brook and Theresa MacLean (Gordon) of Ottawa; one brother, John and his wife Monica of Holyrood; four grandchildren, Carolyn Good of Mount Pearl, Jackie Fagan (Joe) of St. John's, Heidi Johnson (Rusty) of North Carolina, USA and Jason MacLean of Ottawa; three great grandchildren, Adam Good, Stephanie Fagan and Riley Johnson and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Williams is predeceased by his wife, Frances on January 22, 1991; son, Walter; Parents, John and Ellen; brothers: Joseph and Richard (Dick) and sisters, Mary, Mildred and Nellie. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Sunday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road with Monsignor Boone officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Vault. Tributes may be made by making donations to the 6th Floor, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook.


Monday, April 3, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Christina
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Christina McCarthy announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, April 2, 2000 at the age of 72 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, John; three sons: Roderick (Martin) of Dallas, Texas, Franklin (Bianca) of Calgary, Alberta, Peter (Veronica) of Brampton, Ontario; two daughters: Rosemary (Peter) Mitchell of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Christine (Lorne) Renouf of Kippens; one brother, Duncan MacPherson of Highlands; 7 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 5th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

LEPINE, Bill
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Bryson, Quebec)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bill Lepine announce his passing at Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, March 30, 2000 at the age of 51 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Nora; three sons: Michael (Trish) of Calgary, Clayton (Trina) of Ottawa, Jeffrey of Boynton Beach, Florida; one daughter, Glenda (Ken) Green of Calmar, Alberta; his father, Cyril Lepine of Bryson, Quebec; four brothers: Rolland (Annette), Allan (Sandra), Stephen (Linda), all of Ottawa, Clifford of Bryson, Quebec, six grandchildren: Wesley, Kyle, Colten, Jessica, Joffre, Emma and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Edward and his mother, Marie. A memorial service will take place Monday, April 3rd at 11:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing. Interment will take place at a later date in Bryson, Quebec. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

STUCKLESS, John
Hampden
(Formerly of Plumbley Cove, NF)
Sept. 1st, 1914 - March 31st, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Stuckless announce his passing on Friday, March 31st, 2000 at his family residence in his 85th year. He will be sadly missed by his special friend Leah Osmond. His four sons: George (Ruby) of Gander, Allen (Isabelle) of Corner Brook; Roy (Faith) of Red Deer, Alberta, Alexander (Carol) of Kitchener, Ontario. One daughter Peggy (Calvin) Gale of St. Paul's. Ten grandchildren, Isabel, Terry, Jerry, Theodore, Brian, Ada, Derrick, Tonya, Sherri and Shane. Eleven great-grandchildren, Robert, Danielle, John Allen, Deanna, Mackenzie, Mark, Brian, Brian Jr., Brandon, Nicole and Daniel. Four brothers, William of Baie Verte, George (Ula) of Pasadena, Luke (Audrey), Wilfred (Rosie) both of Westport. Five sisters, Naomi Jardine of Nova Scotia, Phoebe Rogers of St. John's, Florence (Herbert) Crocker of Trout River, Gladys (Arthur) Osmond of Hampden and Neta Fagan of St. John's. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Dorcas (nee Gavin), brother Allen and sisters Annie and Elizabeth (Augustus) and granddaughter Nicole. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Hampden on Sunday where also funeral services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"He is not dead, he is just away"


Tuesday, April 4, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BLACKMORE, Dora Lillian (nee: Anderson)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mrs. Dora Blackmore announce her passing at the DVA unit of the O'Connell Centre on Sunday, April 2nd, 2000, at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her sons: Fred (Linda) residing at Truro, NS, and Shawn residing at Corner Brook. Her daughter: Dora Rideout (Caywood) residing at Corner Brook, two grandsons: Robin residing at Toronto, and Troy residing at Corner Brook. One granddaughter: Tracy residing at Corner Brook. Three sisters: Bessie Brake residing at Corner Brook, Phoebe and Marjorie residing at Halifax. She will be also missed by a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband John, November 29th, 1998, her brother, Jack Anderson and her parents, Isaac and Sarah Anderson. The funeral service will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral on Main Street on Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Arthur Churchill officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving vault. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Tuesday during the hours of 10-12 noon. Flowers or donations to the DVA unit at the O'Connell Centre would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone: 634-9800.

MATTHEWS, Donald Francis
Portland Creek
Dec. 13th, 1948 - April 3rd, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Francis Matthews announce his passing on Monday, April 3rd, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 51st year. He leaves to mourn his wife Edna, three sisters: Florence Blanchard of Parsons Pond, Marilyn (Peter) Coskie of Massachusetts, and Audrey Butt (Barry Werbowski) of Scarborough, Ontario. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond today, Tuesday where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dennis Newhook officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

EDMOND, Jody
Port au Port

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jody Edmond announce his passing in Stephenville on Sunday, April 2, 2000 at the age of 21 years. He will be sadly missed by his parents Joe Martin and Lottie Hynes of Port au Port and his mother, Ann Edmond of Stephenville, his grandmother, Jeanie Edmond of Ontario, grandmother, Theresa Benoit of Stephenville and great-grandparents, Remi and Essie Young of Stephenville; four sisters: Lorie Hynes of Stephenville, Carol (Charlie) Duhart of Stephenville, Cindy Young of Ontario, Kelli Edmond of Deer Lake; three nephews, five nieces and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 5th at 2:00 p.m. from Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Port au Port East.


Wednesday, April 5, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PARK, Garland Alexander
Hughes Brook, NF
March 8, 1918 - April 3, 2000

Passed away Monday, April 3, 2000 Garland Alexander Park at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his two sons: Alex (Susan) of Hughes Brook, Terry (Beverly) of Corner Brook; one daughter, Wanda (Frank) Bartlett of Corner Brook, ten grandchildren, including one very special grandchild, Lisa Hann; ten great-grandchildren; son-in-law Winston House, sister-in-law Emily Park, Corner Brook, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Anne Matilda; two daughters, Loretta and Sharon; great-grandson Zackery Park; parents, John and Ida Park; brothers: Charles, John and Thomas; sisters Maude, Hilda, Mary Jeanette, Jessie and Ida. The Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 6th at 1:30 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by the interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

FILLATRE, Elizabeth
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness the family of the late Elizabeth Fillatre announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Monday, April 3, 2000. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: daughter-in-law Helen Fillatre, five grandchildren, Keith (Peggy), Ernest, Janice (Gerard Martin), Maxwell, and Linda (George Pauls); 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Cerral Tuff; granddaughter-in-law Lavinia Fillatre, and special friend Olive Field. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur (1985), son Maxwell (1987), grandson Kerry (1986) and great-grandson Michael (1999). The funeral service will be held Friday, April 7th at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, Canon Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by interment at the Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be graciously accepted.

MACDONALD, Harry Glenn
Kippens, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry Glenn MacDonald announce his passing at Stephenville on Sunday, April 2, 2000 at the age of 53 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary; one son Stephen Dawson (Renee Marshall) of Hamilton, Ontario; one daughter, Deborah (Tom) Collins of Gander, NF; his mother, Frances MacDonald of Kennedy, Saskatchewan; one brother, Herb MacDonald of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; two sisters: Myrne (MacDonald) Boe of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Tammy (Ian) Jones of Edmonds, Washington; one granddaughter, Hannah-Rae Collins; his dog, Buttons, ever faithful to his master and his close family of friends at Abitibi Consolidated, Stephenville Mill and close friends at the Caribou Curling Club; a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, April 5th at 3:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WHITE, Munroe
Corner Brook, NF
(Formerly of New Perlican)

Passed away Tuesday, April 4th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Munroe White at the age of 79. He will be sadly missed by his six children: Joseph (Barbara), Sharon, ON, Dolores Boersma (David), Trenton, ON, Joan Banks (William), Val Caron, ON, Gerald (Patricia), Pasadena, Randy (Margaret), Corner Brook, Dianne Drover (Wayne), Pasadena; nine grandchildren: Kim, Greg, Tammy, Jamie, Mark, Christopher, Julianne, Michelle, David; ten great grandchildren: Timothy, Adam, Katie, Rachel, Ryan, Alexander, Melissa, Julia, Madison, Alysha; sisters: Lorna Warren, Deer Lake, Mary Ann Penney, Corner Brook; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Marjorie in 1996, brother Merill in 1963 and his parents Josiah and Plina. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 7th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, New Perlican followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Green's Funeral Home, Winterton Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, 6th Floor Palliative Care Unit will be graciously accepted. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home,
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, April 6, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOYD, William Donald
Corner Brook, NF
(Formerly of St. Anthony)
March 30, 1920 - April 4, 2000

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, April 4, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in the presence of his family, William Donald Boyd at the age of 80. He will be sadly missed by his wife Elizabeth (Betty), daughter Joan Whitton, Connie (Foster) Lamswood; grandchildren: Tara (Jeff) Gillam, Donald (Darlene) Whitton, Scott (Sherri McNeil) Lamswood, Mark (Susan Squarey) Lamswood, Jeff Lamswood; great grandchildren: Kristen and Kaitlynn Gillam, Alex Whitton, Jaime and Ryan McNeil-Lamswood; step brother Jack (Effie) Bridger; step sisters: Grace Ollerhead, Marie (William) Simms, Bernice (Hedley) Lush, Louise Hedderson; brother-in-law William Pardy; sisters-in-law: Flora Hancock, Olive Smith, Grace (Raymond) Squires, Judith Brittain, Margaret Pardy, Kathleen Pardy, and a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Minnie Bridger in 1981, son-in-law Bramford Whitton in 1988, grandson Terry Lorne Whitton in 1966. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 7th, at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, Corner Brook, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Restoration Fund.


Friday, April 7, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOYD, William Donald
Corner Brook, NF
(Formerly of St. Anthony)
March 30, 1920 - April 4, 2000

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, April 4, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in the presence of his family, William Donald Boyd at the age of 80. He will be sadly missed by his wife Elizabeth (Betty), daughter Joan Whitton, Connie (Foster) Lamswood; grandchildren: Tara (Jeff) Gillam, Donald (Darlene) Whitton, Scott (Sherri McNeil) Lamswood, Mark (Susan Squarey) Lamswood, Jeff Lamswood; great grandchildren; Kristen and Kaitlynn Gillam, Alex Whitton, Jaime and Ryan McNeil-Lamswood; step brother Jack (Effie) Bridger; step sisters: Grace Ollerhead, Marie (William) Simms, Bernice (Hedley) Lush, Louise Hedderson; brother-in-law William Pardy; sisters-in-law: Flora Hancock, Olive Smith, Grace (Raymond) Squires, Judith Brittain, Margaret Pardy, Kathleen Pardy, and a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Minnie Bridger in 1981, son-in-law Bramford Whitton in 1988, grandson Terry Lorne Whitton in 1966. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 7th, at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, Corner Brook, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Restoration Fund.

HANCOCK, Joseph
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Hancock announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 6th, 2000 at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving and devoted wife Jennie (nee Lind) of 55 years, the Interfaith Home. Sister: Lavinia Brace of St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his sister Caroline Clarke, and brother Thomas Hancock, and parents Richard and Mary Hancock. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 8th, at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive, Rev. James Eveleigh officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Michael's and All Angels Church Memorial Fund or to the charity of one's choice.

DUPHENEY, Beatrice Delia
West Bay Center

(Note: in the obituary, the children's names are spelled Duffney but her surname and that of her late husband is spelled Dupheney)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Delia Dupheney announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, April 5, 2000 at the age of 71 years. She will be sadly missed by six sons: Clarence (Paulette) Duffney, Harry Duffney, all of Lunenbury, NS, Lloyd Duffney, Richard Duffney (Alma Stevens), Larry Duffney, Leonard Duffney, all of West Bay Center; eight daughters: Leona Jesso, Phyllis Duffney, Bertha Duffney, Isabella Duffney (John Gale), Olivena Duffney (Larry Smith), all of West Bay Center, Brenda Duffney (Glenn Benoit) and Verna Duffney, all of Brampton, Ontario, Shirley Duffney of Kitchener, ON; three brothers: Angus (Barbara) McIsaac, Carl (Mildred) McIsaac, all of Piccadilly, Joe (Dodie) McIsaac of Waterloo, ON; five sisters: Sarah Park of Stephenville, Muriel (Robert) Hancock of NS, Linda (Richard) of Bridgewater, NS, Pauline (Ken) Roberts of Pennsylvania, US, Margaret (James) Kelly of South Carolina, US; 23 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Dupheney. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Friday. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, April 8th, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Church with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Saturday, April 8, 2000

DEATHS

No death announcements in today's edition

BIRTHS

COMBDON
Dion & Kimberly Combdon are very pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Emily Kimberly. Emily was born January 22nd, 2000 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital weighing 6 lb.. 5 1/2 oz. Very proud grandparents are Cordell & Myra Combdon and Scott & Sarah Simms & great grandmother Mae Combdon. Emily has also been welcomed by a large circle of family & friends. We all love you Emily.

WEDDING

MACLELLAN & COOK
Thomas MacLellan and Janet Cook
were united in marriage on October 22, 1999 in Stirling, Scotland. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Gary McIntyrer. Their attendants were: Colin and Ea O'Neill of Kincardine, Scotland. Janet is the daughter of John and Mary Cook of Charlottetown, PEI. Tom is the son of Christina and the late Thomas MacLellan of Codroy Valley, Newfoundland. Tom and Janet are residing in Summerside, PEI.

BARNES & SPARKES
Paul and Barbara Barnes wish to announce the marriage of their daughter Kelli to Shawn son of Howard Sparkes and Berth Davis. Wedding was held at the First United Church in Corner Brook on January 8th, 2000 with reception held at the Columbus Club with family and friends. Kelli and Shawn reside and work in Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENT

WELLS & EDDISON
Terry & Dianne Wells of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Trina to Tyronne, son of Grenfell and Marie Eddison of Corner Brook. The wedding will take place July 21, 2001 in Corner Brook. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom and Dad, Trevor & Trent.

EARLE & DOUGLAS
Martin and Judy Earle of Corner Brook are very pleased to announce the engagement of their eldest son Jason to Ann-Marie, the daughter of James and Elizabeth Douglas of Oakville, Ontario. The engagement took place Feb. 14, 2000 and a summer, 2001 wedding is planned. Congratulations!


Monday, April 10, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DEVOE, Gary Eric
Irishtown, NF

On April 8, 2000, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer, Gary left us to do his flying with the angels. At age 17, God closed his arms around him and whispered "Come to Me". With loving memories he leaves his mom and dad, Diane and Walter, one brother Cory; grandparents Eric and Irene Kendall; aunts: Cathy Groves (Roy), Marilyn Hayes (John), Martina Jacklin (Blake), Carol MacNeil (Kevin), Germaine McKinney (John), Margaret Triplett (John), Lillian Battiste (George); uncles: Redmond Devoe, Marshall Devoe (Patsy), Ted Devoe (Pauline); Godchild Devon Groves and special cousin Laura Groves. Gary was predeceased by his brother Kurt, 1987, grandparents Martin and Genevieve Devoe, uncle Francis Devoe, cousins Gary Devoe and Jeanette Parsons. The family will be receiving friends at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside beginning on Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Monday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. On Tuesday, April 11, the family will be receiving friends at St. Anne's RC Church, Codroy Valley, followed by the funeral service Wednesday, April 12th at 2:00 p.m., Father Desmond McGrath officiating, with the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations may be made to the WMRH Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.
A bright star now shines from heaven as we remember his humor, wit, love of family, and life itself.

WHEELER, Bernard George
Lark Harbour, NF

Passed away Friday, April 7th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Bernard George Wheeler at the age of 52 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Doreen, son Lyndon Wheeler, York Harbour; daughters: Marsha Sheppard (Louie), Brampton, ON, Mandy Wheeler, Lark Harbour; mother Mary Wheeler; sister Melinda Joyce (Stan Morris); brother Harold Wheeler (Faye); step grandson Braden Sheppard; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father George Wheeler and his mother-in-law and father-in-law Albert and Elizabeth Strickland. The funeral service will be held Monday, April 10th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour. The Rev. Canon Joyce Payne officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.


Tuesday, April 11, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HANN, Harold Alexander
Passed peacefully away at the St. John's Health Science Complex after a brief illness on Sunday, April 9, 2000 Harold Hann, in his 85th year, of Mount Pearl, retired Corner Brook businessman and veteran of the 166th Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Predeceased by his sister Elsie (Tod) of Ireland, and brothers Victor (Marion) of Corner Brook and Eric of Grand Falls. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife, Vi (Wiseman), daughter Ella (Carl) Strong, granddaughters Heather and Laura, sister Dale (Duncan) of Scotland, brothers Edward (Ruby) of Grand Falls and W.I. Bill (Mary) of Corner Brook, special niece Kay Thompson of Ireland and other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday. Funeral service from the First United Church, Mount Pearl at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday with interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Field of Honor. No flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.

WYATT, Kathleen Martha
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Martha Wyatt announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 9th, 2000 at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children; Margaret Stone, Karl (Marie), Robert (Shirley), Ralph (Gloria), all residing in Corner Brook, Barbara Ramsey (Dave), Nova Scotia, Diane MacIntyre (Alfred), Brampton, Ontario, Linda MacIntyre, Nova Scotia, and Kathy Wyatt (Bill McDowell), Corner Brook; 19 grandchildren: Robert, Michelle, Melissa, Andre, Brian, Gerard, Diane, Paul, Shannon, Shane, Jimmy, Neil, Suzanne, Jennifer, Kellie, Amanda, Mark, Christina and Cassandra; 15 great-grandchildren. Brother Karl Janes (Annie), Cox's Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jethro Wyatt (1982), sons James (1963), daughter Sandra (1992), son-in-law Roy Stone (1997) and her parents James and Caroline Janes. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, from the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 12th at 2 p.m. from the First United Church, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Wednesday, April 12, 2000

DEATHS

CHAFFEY, Ina Hunter (nee Smith)
The family of Ina Hunter Chaffey sadly announce her passing after a brief illness at Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth, NS, on March 31st, at the age of 77. Left with loving memories are her husband Lionel, 28 Brookdale Crescent, Apt. 202, Dartmouth, NS, B3A 2R5; son Bill (Gloria) Bedford, NS; daughter Peg (Peter Hughes) Meadows; grandchildren Jason and Nicole Chaffey; brothers Don (Mary), George (Theresa) and sister Nancy (Claude) Kelly, Corner Brook; and brother Tom (Gerry) Fonthill, Ontario. She was predeceased by her parents Donald N. and Christina A. Smith; brother Bill; sisters Elsa (Smitty) Manovich and Lorna (Bob) Hansen. Funeral Services took place at Woodlawn United Church in Dartmouth on April 3 with interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Shriners' Hospital Fund.

MUGFORD, Isabel
Shallop Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Isabel Mugford announce her passing at her residence in Shallop Cove on Sunday, April 9, 2000 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by one son Clarence of St. George's; four daughters: Frances Gould of Lavel West, Quebec, Beatrice Legge, Shirley White, Linda Hinks, all of Shallop Cove; caregiver, Joseph White and many other grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Stuart Mugford in 1993. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 12th at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment to follow in the United Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Bay St. George SCAPA would be greatly appreciated.

MORGAN, William
Age 68

The family of the late William Morgan regret to announce his passing on April 9th, 2000 at the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal at the age of 68 years. He is predeceased by his father and mother Jacob and Jessie Morgan and sister Greta Benoit. He is survived by three sons Paul, Ronnie and Darrell; three daughters Donna, Elaine and Sandra; two brothers Frank and Jacob Jr.; three sisters Frances, Valma and Barbara and a large number of grandchildren, relatives and friends.

HANN, Mary Priscilla May (nee Barnes)
Trout River
May 10th, 1921 - April 10th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Priscilla May Hann announce her passing on Monday, April 10th, 2000 at the Health Science Centre in her 88th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Rendell. Her daughter Sadie (Richard) Edwards of Trout River. Four grandchildren, Jeff, Bob, Rick and Monica, four great-grandchildren, Chakka, Cole, Tyrone, Andrea. One sister Edith McLoud of Mount Moriah. Two brothers, Augustus Barnes and Graydon (Mona) Barnes, of Trout River. Her brother-in-law John Barnes of Cox's Cove. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, one sister and three brothers. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Trout River today, Wednesday, where also Funeral Services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations to the Salvation Army Church would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.


Thursday, April 13, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WIGHT, Samuel G.
Meadows, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Samuel Wight announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 11th, 2000 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: Wife of 50-years, Audrey (nee Brake); Sons: Brian (Claudine), Shawn and Roger (Judy) all of Meadows, Paul (Sherry), Glenn (Audrey) and Larry (Yvette) all of Gillams; Daughters, Caviel (Alfred) Park, Merlyn (Keith) Blanchard all of Gillams, Wanda (Lloyd) Blanchard of Kings Point, Deborah (Michael) Terry and Suzanne Park (Gary) all of Meadows; Sisters: Adgie Anderson and Gertie Davis of Meadows, Jessie Fisher of Corner Brook; Sisters-in-law, Clara Brake, Florence White and Violet White; 26 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Wight is predeceased by his parents, Francis and Elizabeth; parents-in-law Karl and Gertrude Brake; Brothers, Stewart, Stanley and George; Sisters: Regina Blanchard and Isabelle Brake; Brothers-in-law Alex Brake, Curtis Blanchard, Murdock Brake, Tobias Fisher, Bill Anderson and Austin Davis and Daughter-in-law, Lillian Wight (nee Hunt). Visitation will take place at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows commencing Wednesday evening from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Allen Frye officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

BARRY, Annie Stella
Halifax, NS
(Formerly of St. George's, NF)

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, April 9, 2000 in the Victoria General Site, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Halifax, Annie Stella Barry at the age of 91 years. Born January 27, 1909 in St. George's, daughter of the late James and Ealulies (Blanchard) Alexander. She was a member of St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Halifax and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and loved to dance. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are her daughter, Ann (Von Fall) Colombe, Stephenville; sons: Bernard (Mary), Halifax; Jimmy, Stephenville; Joseph (Rita), Clayton (Mercie), Piccadilly; Billy, Johnnie (Bernice), St. George's; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John Edward; daughter, Mamie Barry; son, Ronie Barry; sisters: Mary Ada, Mae, Josie, Susie; brothers: Adolf, Freddie, Joseph, Raymond; grandson, Clayton. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 14th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's, Reverend Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow in Shallop Cove Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements co-entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, Halifax and Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

CURNEW, Gerald
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Curnew announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, April 12, 2000 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Annie; four sons: David (Theresa) of Ontario, Henry (Juanita) of Stephenville Crossing, Wayne (Sandra), Kevin (Cathy), all of St. George's; five daughters: Vivian (Terry) Enright of Ontario, Ruth (Keith) White of Manitoba, Shirley (Clyde) Hynes of Ontario, Leslie (Michael) King, Jennifer (Monty) Bennett, all of Stephenville Crossing; two sisters: Theresa Doyle and Madina (Eddy) Fisher, both of Ontario; 22 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Eric Curnew in 1996 and three brothers, Nelson, Reggie and Cecil. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, April 15th at 1:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

CARAVAN, Eileen
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Caravan announce her passing on Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at the age of 71 years. She leaves to mourn her brothers: Walter Caravan, Corner Brook; Jim (Leslie) Caravan, Frederickton, NB; her sister Dolly Clarke, Corner Brook; sister-in-law Marie Caravan, Corner Brook; and a very large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Nathaniel and Hannah Caravan; brothers, Rendell and Max; sisters, Helen Howe and Ella Hammond. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 14th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

HAYDEN, George Ross
Peacefully, at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Monday, April 10, 2000, Ross Hayden in his 59th year. Beloved husband of Yvonne. Loved son of Elizabeth Hayden and the late Robert Hayden. Dear brother of Cyril and his wife Claudette and Gordon and his wife Shirley. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. At Ross' request, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation will be followed by interment at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford. Arrangements entrusted to the Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home Robinson Chapel (905) 522-2496.


Friday, April 14, 2000

No announcements in today's issue


Saturday, April 15, 2000

DEATHS

SHEARS, Elizabeth Ann (Betty)
Wabush, Labrador, NF
(Originally from Pasadena, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Betty Shears (nee Whiffen) announce her passing at her family residence in Wabush on Thursday, April 13th, 2000 at the age of 60. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her husband Darrell Shears, daughter Joanne, son Brian (Cindy) and very special granddaughter Martina, all residing in Wabush. Her mother: Mrs. Elizabeth Whiffen, Malcolm Piercey Memorial Manor, Deer Lake, sisters: Carmel Blackwood, Corner Brook, Kathleen (Bill) Byrne, Irishtown. Brother: Joseph Whiffen (Debbie), Toronto, Ontario. Mother-in-law: Mrs. Hilda Shears Crewe (Don), Pynn's Brook. Brothers-in-law: Gary Shears (Linda), Corner Brook, and Albert Finley, Pasadena. Sister-in-law: Madeline Whiffen, Pasadena. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, Andrew Whiffen, brothers: Andrew Jr. and Patrick, also sister Joan Finley. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m., and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 16th, 2000 from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit.

MARCH, Doris Gertrude
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doris March (nee Andrews) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, April 14th, 2000 in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Walter. Brother Baxter (Bernice) Andrews, Lumsden, NF, sisters: Ella (Llewellyn) Norman, Baie Verte, and Marcie Coles, St. John's; Brother-in-law Cyril (Elsie) March, Corner Brook; sister-in-law: Dorothy Vincent, St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 17th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, third floor.

SPARKES, Alexander A. (Sandy)
Rocky Harbour
April 15th, 1925 - April 14th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alexander A. Sparkes announce his passing on Friday, April 14th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Helen (nee Pearce); four sons: Warren and Kevin (Phyllis), both of Rocky Harbour, Larry (Beverley) of Toronto, and Carson (Louise) of Lloydminister, Alberta; six daughters: Daphne Brake, Belinda (Walter) Kitchen, both of Rocky Harbour, Yula (Maxwell) Lush of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Nancy Fremantle and Marilyn (Stanley) Butt, both of Rocky Harbour and Luanne Sparkes of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Twenty four grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Brada (Joseph) Parsons of Corner Brook, and Edna Durdle of Deer Lake. Six brothers: Eunice (Ena), Russell (Joanne), Chesley (Annie) and Lloyd (Cora), all of Rocky Harbour, Eldon and Melvin, both of Ontario. Also his sisters-in-law and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers: Cecil, Gus, Oscar, Morgan and his sister Sarah. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Rocky Harbour today, Saturday and Sunday where also Funeral Services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Johnson officiating. Interment to follow at the Family Plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Monday, April 17, 2000

DEATHS

DOWNEY, Sebastian (Sibby)
Stephenville Crossing, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sibby Downey announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, April 14th, 2000 at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Doris (nee Parsons), four sisters: Veronica (John) Harvey, Brampton, ON, Jane (Jerry) Corn, Indiana, USA, Elizabeth Payne and Millie (Scott) Wells, both of Stephenville Crossing. Seven brothers: Barney (Carmel), Stephenville, Anthony, Terry (Marina), Joe, Stephenville Crossing, Michael (Margaret), St. George's, William, Halifax, NS, and Francis, Stephenville. Very special friend Shirley Gabriel, Stephenville Crossing, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held today, Monday, April 17th at 10:00 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, with Fr. Aiden Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit.

FORTUNE, Isaac Samuel
Jeffrey's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Isaac Fortune announce his passing at the Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital on Saturday, April 15th, 2000 at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn are his special aunt Ula and uncle Harvey House, with whom he resided during his illness, Daniel's Harbour. Cousins Lawrence and Cindy Fortune of Corner Brook. Cousin Marie and Jim Shears of Stephenville. Three nephews: Andrew, Terry and Robbie Fortune of New Brunswick. His aunt Patricia Fortune, Jeffrey's, Aunt Mrytle, Aunt Emily and Aunt Mildred, all residing in Daniel's Harbour, Uncle Clifford and Aunt Audrey House of Stephenville and many more cousins and friends. Visitation will take place from St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffrey's beginning Monday evening at 7:00 p.m., from where funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

MOLLOY, Averil E.
Corner Brook, NF

The family of the late Averil Molloy are sad to announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on April 15th, 2000 after a long but courageous battle with cancer. She leaves to mourn her daughter Melissa Regular (Michael White) of Toronto and her son Michael Regular and his friend Christina of Corner Brook, mother Marie Samms of Corner Brook; five sisters: Clara Batt (Ralph), Mary (Dave) Snooks, Loretta (Gerard) Bennett, Judy (Rod) Butt and Diane (Kevin) Hennessy all of Corner Brook; four brothers: Clyde (Barb) Molloy of Fairview, Alberta, Rick (Wendy) Samms of Corner Brook, Reg (Shirley) Samms of St. John's and Robert (Kelly) Samms of Windsor, Ontario. Twenty five nieces and nephews and a large number of relatives. A very large number of close friends who had helped her in so many ways through her battle over the years. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, April 17th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 18th, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Parish with Father Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for the future "Averil Molloy Resource Library" c/o Jocelyn Rose, 144 Georgetown Road, Corner Brook, NF A2H 3X4. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.
"Into Paradise May the Angels Lead You"


Tuesday, April 18, 2000

DEATHS

SWYER, Julia
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Julia Swyer announce her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Sunday, April 16, 2000 at the age of 64 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Walter; two sons: Robert (Amy) of Hopedale, Labrador, David of St. John's and step-son, Melvin (Ruth) of Sudbury, Ontario; four daughters: Christine (Don) Hyma of Oakville, Ontario, Julia (Cyril) Mullaley of Mount Pearl, Karen Swyer of Brampton, Ontario, Stacy Swyer of St. George's; one brother, Dean (Lois) Sears of Napanee, Ontario; two sisters: Patricia Mihalik of Kingston, Ontario, Delores (George) Brennan of Mountain, Ontario; four grandchildren; Gregory and Laura Hyma, Caitlin and Chelsea Mullaley; her aunt, Patricia Hall of Ottawa; a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers, David, Charles, John, Vincent and her sister, Delores. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, April 19th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's with interment in the United Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

TUCKER, Brady Christopher Justin
Meadows, Nfld.

God has taken an angel for Heaven.
On Saturday, April 15th, 2000, Brady passed away at the Janeway Children's Hospital at the age of 7 weeks old. He will be sadly missed by his parents, Nicole and Justin. Grandparents: Leonard and Wanda Tucker of Meadows, Nancy Browning (Stan Tucker) and Carson Brake (Marion) all residing at Gillams. Aunts: Patti Tucker, Sarah Browning. Uncles: John Tucker and Mark (Julie) Brake. Great-grandparents, and two great-great grandparents. He will be also missed by his godparents, Gail Mishaud and Stephen Caravan, and a large number of great aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9, from where the Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., at Wellington Funeral Home with Msg. William Boone officiating, followed by the interment at the Roman Catholic Section of Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-9800.


Wednesday, April 19, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PERRY, Ira F.
(Member of Trinity Pentecostal Church)

Went to be with his Lord, peacefully, in his sleep at Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Sunday, April 16, 2000, Ira in his 88th year. Dearly beloved husband of Harriet (nee Shears) for 60 years. Dear father of Angela and Ira David. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Veronica and husband Nick Tefoglou, Christopher Dalley, Craig Dalley, Vicki-Ann and husband John Heaton, Donna Perry, Rhonda Perry, Bonetta Perry, Ira-Lee Perry and great-grandchildren Julia, Christopher, Alethea, Shaylin, Mitchell, Joshua, Phoebe, Crystal and Trinity. Dear brother of Evangeline Martin, Alex Perry and predeceased by Selby, Lloyd and Gladys. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (433-5558) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, April 19, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Donations made in memory of Ira to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

RANDELL, Beaton
Kitchener, Ontario
(Formerly of Hampden)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beaton Randell announce his sudden passing on Saturday, April 15th, 2000 at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital in his 36th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Sharon (nee Reid) and his son Jamie. His parents, Cora and Arthur Randell of Hampden. His brothers, Wayne (Lorraine), Boyce (Flora), all of Kitchener, Ontario and Gary (Dale) of Hampden. Also a large circle of relatives ad friends. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Hampden today, Wednesday, with the Funeral Services to take place from the Anglican Church in Hampden on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Lt. Keats officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MCDONALD, Helena
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helena McDonald announce her passing on Tuesday, April 18th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. She will be sadly missed by her son Derek (Heather), Dartmouth, NS, her dearly loved grandchild Madeline McDonald; sisters: Margaret McDonald, Mary Robertson, Sophia Clarke, Agnes Fitzpatrick; brothers: Thomas, George, Alex and Fred Robertson; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Francis in 1976; brothers: John, Fred, Gus & Dolph Robertson; sister Ruth Penny; brothers-in-law Fred Penney, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Jim McDonald; sisters-in-law, Barbara Robertson and Marie Robertson. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 20th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road. Msgr. Boone officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 Marks Ave. Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Thursday, April 20, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MCDONALD, Helena
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helena McDonald announce her passing on Tuesday, April 18th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. She will be sadly missed by her son Derek (Heather), Dartmouth, NS, her dearly loved grandchild Madeline McDonald; sisters: Margaret McDonald, Mary Robertson, Sophia (Edward) Clarke, Agnes Fitzpatrick; brothers: Thomas (Florence) Robertson, George (Delores) Robertson, Alex (Thelma) Robertson and Fred (Yvonne) Robertson; sister-in-law Martha and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Francis in 1976; brothers: John, Fred, Gus & Dolph Robertson; sister Ruth Penny; brothers-in-law Fred Penney, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Jim McDonald; sisters-in-law, Barbara Robertson and Marie Robertson. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 20th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road. Msgr. Boone officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 Marks Ave. Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

RANDELL, Lindsay (Len)
Premier Drive, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Len Randell announce his passing on Tuesday, April 18th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, St. John's in his 70th year. He will be lovingly missed by his family: Three children Karen (Rod) Connolly, Labrador City, Connie (Henry) Starkes, Flin Flon, Manitoba, and Alan Randell, Corner Brook. His special friend Glenda Luther (and her son Steven), Corner Brook. Seven grandchildren: Krista Coombs, British Columbia, Julie Coombs (Darren Hauer), British Columbia, Stephen Starks, Manitoba, Michael Starkes, Manitoba, Scott Randell and Heather Randell, Corner Brook. Two great grandchildren: Victoria and Kimberly Blankman. Brothers: Willis Randell (Janet), Clarence Randell (Minnie), Sterling Randell (Muriel), and Canon Murray Randell (Joan); sisters: Madeline Leikham, Elizabeth Stafford, Pearl Sharpe and Eunice Dunphy (John). As well as a large circle of very special brother and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ivy on July 31st, 1997. Four brothers: Chesley, Herbert, Witfield and Douglas, also sister Margaret. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Main Street, Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Cremation to follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

NOBLE, Clayton William
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clayton Noble announce his passing on Monday, April 17th, 2000 at Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, while vacationing, at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife of 53 years, Margaret (nee Wellman), Corner Brook. Five children: Gloria (Fred) Stacey, Corner Brook, Dennis (Glenda) Noble, Grand Falls, Eugene (Barbara) Noble, St. John's, Rev. Donald (Carol-Ann) Noble, Mississauga, Ontario and Doreen (Roy) Dawe, St. John's. Thirteen grandchildren: Dawn, Paul, Lesa, Rhonda, Steven, Barbara, Daniel, Colin, Meg, Gail, Andrew, Graham and Peter and two great grandchildren. Brother, Pastor Graham (Jean) Noble, St. John's and sister Lillian (Howard) Coles, Mississauga, Ontario, sister-in-law, Ruby Noble Burden, Springdale, NF. Five nieces, Lois Butler (nee Fudge), Karen Mosher (nee Fudge), Denise Monahan (nee Cole), Janice O'Rafferty (nee Cole), and Lynn Cole. Two nephews: Gary Fudge and Keith Noble, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Jonas and Ida Noble, brothers Donald and Colin, and a brother and sister in childhood. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street, officiated by Pastor Calvin Andrews and Rev. Donald Noble. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday and Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation Chemotherapy Unit or to the Gideon Bible Fund.


Saturday, April 22, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

RICE, Elsie Myrtle
Deer Lake, NF

Passed peacefully away to be with her loving Lord, in her 84th year, Elsie Myrtle Rice (Reid), at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 20th, 2000. Leaving to mourn and sadly missed by her daughters: Doris (Bill) Gosse, Corner Brook, Marie (Boyd) Cole, Grand Falls-Windsor. Her sons: James (Joan) Rice, St. John's, Clarence (Joan) Rice, Corner Brook. Foster daughter Phyllis (Frank) Bailey, Deer Lake. Grandchildren: James Rice, Debbie Feltham, Wayne Gosse, Sheila Jones, Darren and Dawn Rice, Wayne, Wanda, Sandra, Darrell and Gary Cole, Barbara Pomroy and Linda Conway, Yolanda and Frank Bailey, and special grandson Paul Bailey, 18 great-grandchildren, brother: Gordon (Lottie) Reid, Corner Brook; sisters: Alma Earle, Corner Brook, Lucy (Claude) Cross, Deer Lake and Violet (Gussie) White, Stephenville. As well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William Rice, August 28th, 1985. Daughters: Mary, Mabel, son Allister, sister Annie and brother Jim. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today, Saturday. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 23rd, at 2:30 p.m. from The Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake, with Pastor Calvin Andrews officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund or to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

SHEPPARD, Lillian M. (nee Parsons)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Lillian Sheppard announce her passing at the O'Connell Centre on Wednesday, April 19th, 2000 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: one son, Milton and his wife Judy of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Chad (Kim) Sheppard of Winnipeg, Wayne Borden, Peggy Sheppard and Stacey Sheppard all of Corner Brook; great grandchild, Taylor Sheppard of Winnipeg; brothers and sisters: Don (Rosie) Parsons, Harold (Allie) Parsons, Baxter (Norma) Parson, Edna Noel all of Woody Point, Maisie Pelley of Lewisporte and Gladys Cooper (Bill) of Cottle's Cove; son-in-law, Pierce Borden of Corner Brook and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mrs. Sheppard is predeceased by her husband, Horace G. Sheppard, daughter, Reubina Borden and her parents, William and Amy Parsons of Woody Point. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Thursday, 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and at St. James Anglican Church in Lark Harbour on Saturday 10-12 noon. The Funeral Service will take place at St. James Anglican Church in Lark Harbour on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. David Pearce officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Parkinson's Association. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

DRAKE, Stanley George
Toronto
(Formerly of Corner Brook)
October 21, 1927 - April 7, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of Stan Drake announce his passing at his family residence. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Jean (nee Keough), his daughter Joanne Reed and her husband Phil, his daughter Cathy and her partner Margaret, and his son Robert Stanley of Los Angeles. Also sadly missed by his grandsons Brent and Bradley Reed. Survived by his sister Katie Belanger and his brother Frank. Funeral Services took place at the Giffen-Mach Chapel in Toronto on April 10th.

PIEROWAY, Marina
Grand Falls, NF
(Formerly of Stephenville Crossing)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marina Pieroway announce her passing on Thursday, April 20th at the Grand Falls Hospital at the age of 61. She will be sadly missed by her family members: May & Bill Layden, Corner Brook, Diane, Mrs. Gerald Byrne, Hughes Brook, Shirley, Mrs. Reg Ryan, Summerside, Annie Bennett, Stephenville Crossing, Cecilla Davis, Stephenville, Stan & Rose Layden, Steady Brook, Junior & Linda Layden, Corner Brook, Thomas & Mary Pieroway, Jackie Pieroway, Joe & Marie Pieroway, Stephenville Crossing, Gus & Shirley Pieroway, Corner Brook, special friend Gord Hunter, Grand Falls; also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents George & Florence Gilbert; Andrew and Raymond. The funeral service will be held Monday, April 24th at 10:00 a.m. from The Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing, Father Aidan Devine officiating, followed by the interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, Saturday & Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

MAYNARD, Garfield S.
Norris Point
April 27th, 1924 - April 19th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garfield S. Maynard announce his passing on Wednesday, April 19th, 2000 at Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital in his 75 year. He will be sadly missed by his two daughters: Geraldine Kelly of Ottawa and Carol Ann Maynard of Kitchener, Ontario. Four grandchildren: Stephanie, Colette, Joanne and David. Three brothers Wallace (Helen) of Norris Point, Ambrose of Rocky Harbour, Stanley (Hazel) of Badger. Three sisters: Gouldie (Harold) Ryan and Dorothy both of Red Bay, Labrador and Margaret of Ottawa, Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Cecilia. Visitation took place from the United Church in Norris Point on Thursday and Friday, where also Funeral Services will take place today, Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Elizabeth Kozbial officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Monday, April 24, 2000

DEATHS

TOBIN, Jocelyn (AuCoin)
Stephenville Crossing, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jocelyn Joan Tobin announce her sudden passing at her family residence on Friday, April 21, 2000 in her 47th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her husband George; father Francis (Rose); daughter Wanda, Stephenville Crossing; son Richard, New Brunswick; nine brothers: Glen (Brenda), Charlie (Joyce), Toronto, Ignatius (Bernadette), Jarvis (Rhodina), Edward (Bernadette), Jason (Patricia) all of St. George's, Frank (Elaine), Ernest (Pat), Stephenville Crossing, Michael (Patsy), Stephenville; two sisters: Myrtle, New Brunswick, Margaret Young (Aiden), Stephenville Crossing; four grandchildren: Brandon, Anthony Joseph, Rebecca, Brady; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth in 1980, niece Nancy, 1989, mother Margaret O'Quinn, 1997. The funeral mass will be held Tuesday, April 25th at 10:00 a.m. from the Roman CaX-Mozilla-Status: 0009ssumption, Father Aiden Devine officiating, followed by the interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing, Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.


Tuesday, April 25, 2000

DEATHS

MAY, Ruth R. (nee Andrews)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the Late Ruth May announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, April 24th, 2000 at the age of 61 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: husband, Charles; sons: Douglas (Dawn) of Colorado, USA, and Stephen (Denise) of Corner Brook; daughter, Carla (friend, Warren Neville) of Corner Brook; grandchildren, Taylor and Joshua; brother, Derrick (Betty) Andrews (and daughter Sara), of St. John's; sister, Margaret Brown, (son Richard, wife Donna and child Kelly) of St. John's; aunt, Rita Smith of St. John's; uncle, Clarence Button of St. John's; brother-in-law, John (Janet) Fairley of St. John's; sisters-in-law, Cathy Andrews (daughter, Connie) of St. John's and Bernice Andrews (children, Lloyd, Derrick, Todd, Jason and Tina) of Ontario; niece Heather Fairley of St. John's; cousins, Sandra Francis (Robert) of Truro, Judy Smith and Wayne (Diane) Smith of St. John's, Cynthia Upshall (Russell) of Marystown and also numerous special friends. Mrs. May is predeceased by her parents, James and Margaret Andrews; brother, Lloyd Andrews and sister, June Fairley. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place from the First United Church, Park Street on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, tributes may be made by donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation Chemotherapy Unit. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

BARTER, Walter Mainland
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Barter announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, April 23, 2000 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by one brother, Murdock Barter of Mainland and one sister, Dorothy Moraze of Mainland; a circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at St. Anne's Chapel in Mainland on Tuesday. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, April 26th, at 10:30 a.m. from St. Anne's Chapel in Mainland with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mainland. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

STRICKLAND, Wilfred Louis
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Louis Strickland announce his passing on Monday, April 24, 2000 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, at the age of 93 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Jenny; sons: Fred (Alice), Irishtown and Reuben, Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Beverly Strickland, St. George's; step-daughters Pearl, Virtue, Daphne, Emily; step-sons: Fred, Harold, Jacob; seven grandchildren: Yvonne, Kevin, Stephen, Sheila, Brian, Michael, Ruth; four great-grandchildren; Carol, Eric, Phoebe, Nikki and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Gertrude in 1974 and his son William in 1999. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and from where the Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 26th, at 2:00 p.m., Mr. Leslie Beddoe officiating. Interment will follow at the Non-Denominational Cemetery, Shallop Cove, St. George's.


Wednesday, April 26, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COMPAGNION, Theresa
John's Beach, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Compagnion (nee Barnes) announce her passing at the Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour on Tuesday, April 25th, 2000 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond memories is her loving husband George of 64 years, Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour. Nine daughters: Shirley (Harold), Lark Harbour, Agnes, Corner Brook, Irene (Ben), Halifax, Sadie (Don), Fort McMurray, Olive (Edgar), Vancouver, Linda (Winston), Corner Brook, Lillian (Aubrey), Fort McMurray, Fay (Harold), Lark Harbour and Joy (Glen), Grand Prairie. One son: Roland (Theresa), John's Beach. Son-in-law: Joseph Gallant, Corner Brook, 26 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Brother: William Barnes, Frenchman's Cove, two sisters: Lillian Wheeler, Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour and Mary (William) Parsons, Curling. Brothers-in-law: Jack Compagnion (Cecilia), Stephenville, Fred Compagnion (Rita), Corner Brook and Eric Compagnion (Elvie), Frenchman's Cove. Sisters-in-law: Jean Wheeler, Corner Brook, Rhodena (William) Loder, Toronto and Olive Barnes, Frenchman's Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 28th, at 2 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, officiated by Most Rev. L. Stewart Payne with interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Thursday, April 27, 2000, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COMPAGNON, Theresa
John's Beach, NF

(today's obituary has the name spelled differently than yesterday)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Compagnon (nee Barnes) announce her passing at the Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour on Tuesday, April 25th, 2000 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond memories is her loving husband George of 64 years, Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour. Nine daughters: Shirley (Harold), Lark Harbour, Agnes, Corner Brook, Irene (Ben), Halifax, Sadie (Don), Fort McMurray, Olive (Edgar), Vancouver, Linda (Winston), Corner Brook, Lillian (Aubrey), Fort McMurray, Fay (Harold), Lark Harbour and Joy (Glen), Grand Prairie. One son: Roland (Theresa), John's Beach. Son-in-law: Joseph Gallant, Corner Brook, 26 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Brother: William Barnes, Frenchman's Cove, two sisters: Lillian Wheeler, Guardian Angel Home, Lark Harbour and Mary (William) Parsons, Curling. Brothers-in-law: Jack Compagnon (Cecilia), Stephenville, Fred Compagnon (Rita), Corner Brook and Eric Compagnon (Elvie), Frenchman's Cove. Sisters-in-law: Jean Wheeler, Corner Brook, Rhodena (William) Loder, Toronto, Olive Barnes, Frenchman's Cove and Annie Compagnon, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, april 28th, at 2 p.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, officiated by Most Rev. L. Stewart Payne with interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

JESSO, Stanley Martin
Boswarlos, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Martin Jesso announce his passing at his family residence on Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Hazel; sons: Leslie (Marie) and Verdun (Marilyn), Boswarlos; Boyde (Bessie), Stephenville; Larry (Gloria), Halifax; Russell (Heather), British Columbia; daughters: Mabel, Greta (Harold), and Viola (Paul), Boswarlos; Sheila (Fred), Stephenville; Maisie (Gordon), Gillams; Linda, St. John's; thirty-seven grandchildren, fifty-two great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and a number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter, Joyce. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, April 28th, at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Tabernacle, Boswarlos, Pastor Mills officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Friday, April 28, 2000

DEATHS

HARVEY, Stella M.
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Boswarlos)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stella M. Harvey announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, April 27, 2000 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Brian (Bev) Harvey of Stephenville, George (Diane) Harvey of Boswarlos; two step-sons: Irving Harvey of Brampton, Ontario, Everett (Ann) Harvey of Calgary, Alberta; two step-daughters: Audrey (Tunney) Hunt of Boswarlos, Phyllis Rideout of Stephenville; two brothers: Bobby Jesso and Harry Jesso, both of West Bay; a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Otto Harvey in 1991 and three brothers, Matthew, Frank, Stanley and three sisters, Leona, Dolly and Ellie. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m. from the Zion Pentecostal Church, Carolina Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

POWER, Patrick James
At London Health Sciences Centre, Westminister Campus on Wednesday, April 12, 2000, Patrick James Power of London, born May 5, 1938. He retired from the R.C.M.P. in 1988 in St. John's, Newfoundland and worked for several years with Bradley First Air. Born in Paradise, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Beloved son of Stephen of Stephenville, Newfoundland and predeceased by his mother Madge (nee Pomeroy) and brothers Stephen and Jack and sister Colleen. Survived by sisters Margaret and her husband Skip Noble, Ms. Jeanette Power all of London, Carmelita and her husband Ron Kraft of Port Franks, Ms. Rosette Power of London, brothers Daniel and his wife Jenny of Oshawa, Ernest and his wife Debbie of Fort McMurray, Alberta, William and his wife Marilyn of Point au Mal, Newfoundland and Arthur of London. Long-time loving companion and friend of Edward and Georgie McFadgen and family. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation in the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, (Thursday 2-4 and 7-9) where the funeral and committal service will be conducted on Friday, April 14th at 1:00 p.m. Fr. Beck Celebrant. Cremation. Memorial contributions to the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario would be appreciated.

DOWNEY, Walter Joseph
Age 69

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Walter Joseph Downey announce his sudden passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on April 24th, 2000 at the age of 69 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife Lucy (nee Norman), four sons: Brendan (Sandy), Dan (Katie), Terry (Debbie), Steve (Karen), all of Great Codroy, daughter: Jeanette (Dan Gougeon) of Ottawa, eleven grandchildren: Scott, Bobbi, Shane, Holly, Greg, Kiley, Bethany, Amy, David, Julie and Stacy, two brothers: Bert and Ralph, one sister: Margaret, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Alban and Rose (Young) Downey, son David, four brothers: Bobby, Allie, Fintan and Kevin. Family and friends were received at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Great Codroy on Wednesday from where the Funeral Service took place on Thursday, April 27th, 2000 at 11 a.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

PRYDE, Basil (Ben)
Marco Island Florida

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Basil (Ben) Pryde, 76, of Marco Island Florida announce his passing on April 24 at Naples Community Hospital. Born in India, he was the son of the late James Richmond and Katharine Pryde. He was a veteran of World War II, he attended Sandhurst and served with the Indian Army in southeast Asia. Following the war he immigrated to Newfoundland, where he joined Bowater Newfoundland Ltd. He attended both Kings College and Harvard University. He was president and general manager of the Corner Brook mill and director of Molson Canadian Breweries. He was an active member of the community member of the Corner Brook Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Blomidon Golf Club, Deputy mayor, drama club. He was an active outdoorsman enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was appointed President of Bowater Sales Corp. and Vice President of Bowater North America. He retired to Florida in 1983, where he enjoyed an active retirement, traveling the world and driving his BMW motorcycle. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Elizabeth (Babs) Pryde nee Carson, daughters Yane (Mrs. Richard Petley-Jones) Granville Ferry, NS, Joanne (Mrs. Gordon Mock) Sydney, Australia, sons Rick Pryde, Florencevile, NB, Terry Pryde, Winchester, Virginia, Fraser Pryde, Halifax, NS, Bruce Pryde, Lighthouse Pt., Florida, and 9 grandchildren. He was predeceased by 2 brothers and his sister. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army.


Saturday, April 29, 2000

50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Glenn and Louise (nee Gosse) Chaulk of Prince Charles Road in Massey Drive, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 28. The couple was married on April 28, 1950 at St. John the Evangelist Church by Rev. T. E. Loder. They have five children, Brenda (Bruce), Gary (Dorothy), Karen (Dave), Brian (Bernadette), Deborah (Roderick), and seven grandchildren.

BIRTH

CLANCEY
Lorne & Marina Clancey are very pleased, proud and happy to announce the birth of their son, Adam Lorne, on February 21, 2000. Adam is the grandson of Joyce and the late Rex Clancey and Winnetta (Wanda) and the late Andrew Webb of Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENT

HOYLES & GAUTHIER
Monty and Colleen Hoyles of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Jody to Vita, daughter of Alex and Lorell Gauthier of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. Jody and Vita currently reside in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Wedding plans to be announced at a later date.

DEATH

O'LEARY, Patricia J.
April 17, 1948 - April 27, 2000

Slipped away in the night in Calgary, Alberta after a brave struggle. Predeceased by parents Bill & Della, brothers: Raymond & Danny, nephew Geoffrey. Left to grieve her loss and celebrate her creative and adventurous life, six sisters: Anita (Calgary), Anne Marie & Herb (Jean de Baie), Jane & Derek (Calgary), Terry & Julia (Toronto), Nellie (Youngstown), Carol & Randy (Placentia). Three brothers: Bill (Brossard), Sean (Toronto), Seamus & Karen (Toronto). Seven nieces, Bertie, Darlene, Dierdre, Hanna, Jackie, Jessica and Tina. Eight nephews, Aaron, Brendan, Daire, Herb Jr., Jason, Lloyd, Seamus Sean and Zach. Two great-nieces Samantha and Stephanie. Two great-nephews Dylan and Devon. Pat's sweetie, Terry Buckly. The other loves in her live, Neil P. Riggs, Alan Pickersgill and Tor Fosnaes. Her oldest and dearest childhood friends, Val Samms, Paul Goodyear, and Mary Normore. Her dear friends, Pat & Jeff Bray, Roberta Buchanan, Gary Purcell & Robert Nicole, Rudy Gelderblom, Gervais Gallant, Jean Deleskie, Michael Calcott, all the folks at NDI and Axiom Eng., and Fat Cat and a list of other dear friends that goes on and on, unfortunately known mostly by Pat. A gathering of family and friends will take place at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia (709-227-3004) Sunday, April 30, 2000.

 

 

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