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The Western Star Newspaper
April 2001

 

Monday, April 2, 2001

DEATHS

HANN, John (Jack)
1927-2001
Port au Port East

The family of the late Jack Hann sadly announce his passing on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed dearly by his wife Veronica (Gillis); daughter, Paulette (Jerry) Tiller; sons: John Jr., Raymond, Wayne (Betty), Kevin (Michelle), Leonard (Joy) and his grandchildren: Jarret and Christine, Bradley and Blaine, Janice and Kelly; Samantha and Tanner. He is also survived by his brothers, Robert (Eileen) and Edmund (Theresa); sisters, Genevieve Kerr and Mary (Jim) Pomeroy and sister-in-law, Marilyn. He will also be sadly missed by a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Gertrude; brothers, Raymond and Joseph and brother-in-law, Wallace Kerr. Visitation took place at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Saturday evening and Sunday. Funeral services will take place on Monday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Port au Port Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund or the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

RETIEFFE, Yvonne Mary
DeGrau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Yvonne Mary Retieffe announce her passing at her residence in DeGrau on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by five sons: Arthur Leonard (Irene) Retieffe of Nova Scotia, Lloyd (Lillian) Retieffe of DeGrau, Myron Retieffe (Marilyn Jesso) of Marches Point, Leslie (Cathy) Retieffe of Nova Scotia, Kevin (Gloria) Retieffe of DeGrau; six daughters: Florence (John) Fitzgerald of DeGrau, Evelyn (Cecil) Simon of DeGrau, Verna Campbell (Mark Young) of Stephenville, Elaine (Glenn) Madore of DeGrau, Yvonne (Gary) Benoit of Marches Point, Doreen (Kevin) Hartlen of Nova Scotia; one brother, Wallace (Mildred) Cornect of DeGrau; one sister, Flora (Peter) Tomney of Nova Scotia and a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Retieffe on January 5, 1995 and her parents, Battiste and Margaret Cornect. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 3rd at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

HANLON, Robert John
Brampton, ON
Formerly of Stephenville, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert John Hanlon announce his passing on Wednesday, March 28, 2001, in Brampton, Ontario at the age of 48. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Kelly of New Brunswick as well as his mother Evelyn of Stephenville; four brothers: Jerome (Audrey) Hanlon, Walter Jr. (Ruby) Hanlon and Luke (Cecile) Hanlon all of Brampton, Ontario and Steve (Myra) Hanlon of Stephenville; seven sisters: Charmaine of Mississauga, Camilla of Brampton, Pauline (Blaine) Perrier of Oakville, Ontario, Jacinta (David Janes) of Edmonton, Alberta, Irene (Warren) Carter of Paris, Ontario, Christine (Raymond) Bourgeois and Odelia (Donald) Caul of Stephenville, Newfoundland. As well a large number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his brother Gene on December 22, 1998 and his father Walter on June 8, 1974. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Russell's Funeral Home of Stephenville. Visitation will take place at Russell's Funeral Home on Queen Street in Stephenville on Sunday, April 1, 2001 from 7-9 p.m. and on Monday, April 2, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will take place at St. Stephen's Parish in Stephenville on Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

GRANT, William James
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William James Grant announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Sunday, April 1st, 2001 at the age of 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three sons: Douglas (Rosalind), Gordon (Karen) and David. Four grandchildren: Kimberly, Douglas, Christopher and Stephen. Two brothers: Robert Grant (Anne), and John Grant (Nina). Four sisters: Emily LeMessurier (Robert), Hazel Gabriel, Jean Bullen and Carrie Howard (Jim). Sisters-in-law: Ruth (Walter) Guzzwell, and Cynthia (Roy) Murley, brother-in-law: Walter (Nellie) LeMessurier, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Frances on November 11th, 2000. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Tuesday, April 3, 2001

DEATHS

GRANT, William James
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William James Grant announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Sunday, April 1st, 2001 at the age of 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three sons: Douglas (Rosalind), Gordon (Karen) and David. Four grandchildren: Kimberly, Douglas, Christopher and Stephen. Two brothers: Robert Grant (Anne), and John Grant (Nina). Four sisters: Emily LeMessurier (Robert), Hazel Gabriel, Jean Bullen and Carrie Howard (Jim). Sisters-in-law: Ruth (Walter) Guzzwell, and Cynthia (Roy) Murley, brother-in-law: Walter (Nellie) LeMessurier, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Frances on November 11th, 2000. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling street on Monday from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4:00 p.m. and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

KINSLOW, John
Stephenville, NF
(Formerly of Isle aux Morts)
Passed away on Monday, April 2, 2001 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital John Kinslow at the age of 78 years. He served during W.W.II in the services overseas and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #35, Stephenville. Mr. Kinslow worked as a carpenter and commercial fisherman prior to his retirement. He leaves to mourn seven sons: Lewllyn (Patsy), Bruce (Blanche), Phil (Carol), Stephenville; Tom (Johann), Isle aux Morts; Raymond (Marion), Port aux Basques; Wallace (Karen), Burnt Island; John (Kathleen), Halifax; two daughters: Bertha (Paul) Chipp and Darlene (Mark) Barter, Stephenville; thirty-eight grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren; sister Mary, Port aux Basques; brothers: Joseph (Mary), Burgeo; Claude (Florence), Port aux Basques; Owen, Halifax, as well as a large circle of family and friends and Mrs. Mary Keough. He was predeceased by his first wife Emily (nee Neil), his second wife Mary (nee Bennett); son James, sister Dora and brother Wallace. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts beginning Tuesday at 2 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 5th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Hubert Vallis officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Holy Trinity Anglican Church will be graciously accepted.


Wednesday, April 4, 2001

DEATHS

MADORE, Leon Bernard
Jeffrey's, NF

It is with great sadness the family of Leon Bernard Madore announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Dolly; two daughters: Janet (Perry Morris), Jeffrey's and Lorraine (Paul Bennett), Stephenville; three sons: Cecil (Donna), Jeffrey's, Jerry (Rhonda), Robinsons and Jerome (Corrina), Highlands; nine grandchildren: Cory, Sabrina, Junior, Grant, Jeanine, Kelly, Clayton, Jake and Blake, a number of brothers, sisters and a large circle of nieces and nephews. Leon served during the Korean War and was a member of the Legion Branch #60 in Jeffrey's. He enjoyed the outdoors greatly and creating crafts for various occasions, and was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Anglican Church. He was predeceased by his son, Leon "Junior" and brother, Austin. The family will be receiving friends from St. Mary Magdalen Anglican Church in Jeffrey's commencing Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. from where the funeral will take place Thursday, April 5th at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations may be made to the St. Mary Magdalen Church Cemetery Fund or a charity of one's choice. Funeral services are under the supervision of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: he was a veteran of the Korean War)


Thursday, April 5, 2001

DEATHS

WALSH, James Stephen
Rocky Harbour
May 20th, 1943 - April 4th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Stephen Walshannounce his passing on Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 at his family residence in his 57th year. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Katherine Walsh of Rocky Harbour; one brother, Walter of Sally's Cove; two sisters: Thelma (Wilson) Pond of Rocky Harbour, Agnes (Donald) Laing of Nova Scotia; his brother-in-law, Lewis Shears of Rocky Harbour; his nieces and nephews: Daphne (Owen), Krista, both of Ontario, Christine (Joe) of Saskatchewan, Juanita (Adrian), Kevin (Rosie), both of Nova Scotia, Dion (Corie), Marjorie (Bill), both of Saskatchewan, Keith (Janice) of Rocky Harbour, Sheila (Michael), Randy (Cathy), both of Ontario, and Michael (Annette) of Rocky Harbour; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Stephen on August 23rd, 1981 and his sister, Bride Shears on June 5th, 2000. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Sally's Cove this evening, Friday, where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. 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"

OSMOND, Victoria Grace
Hampden
Feb. 21st, 1926 - April 3rd, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victoria Grace Osmondannounce her passing on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Stephen; two sons: Simeon (Eileen) Osmond of Hampden, Frank (Lillian) Osmond of Ontario; two daughters: Susanna (Allan) of Hampden and Vivian and friend Gary of Ontario; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; her sisters: Lucy (Melvin) of Corner Brook, Beatrice of Bonavista Bay, Claris of Ontario and Margaret (Daniel) of Sops Arm; her brothers: Harvey (Audrey) of Millertown and Abraham (Frances) of Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband George, daughter Winnie, parents Abraham and Bessie Gale, sisters, Irene Ricketts, Lovetta Gale and Mary Hatcher; two brothers, Eli Gale and Frank Gale. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Hampden today, Thursday where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman 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"

WALBOURNE (nee Gallant), Marie Delina (LENA)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Lena Walbourne announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2001 at the age of 68 years. She will be sadly missed by her family, her loving husband of 27 years, Gordon; her sisters: Nora Brine and Louise Doiron, both residing at Charlottetown, PEI; her brothers-in-law: Gerald (Marie), Frank (Debbie), David (Laura); sisters-in-law: Evelyn (Enos) Blanchard, Bonnie Strickland, Madge (Max) Russell, Georgina (Ben Wareham) and Alma (Stan) Dawe. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Peter (1986), Margaret (1981) Gallant, brothers, Allan (1973) and Clarence (2000) and her brother-in-law, Lloyd (1998). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Wednesday during the hours of 7-9 and Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Tabernacle on Elizabeth Street with Pastor Calvin Andrews officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Chapel. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Friday, April 6, 2001

DEATHS

ANDERSON, Donald A.
Burgeo
Anderson, Donald A., - 69, Burgeo, Newfoundland,
died on April 3, 2001, in Burgeo at the Calder Health Care Centre, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Burgeo, Newfoundland, March 3, 1932, he was a son of the late Edward and Matilda (Strickland) Anderson. A lifelong member of St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, he touched the lives of all those who knew him. He truly enjoyed a strong faith in God, music and his boat. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, the former Eva Hardy; sons: Donald and his wife Wanda of Rose Blanche, Nfld., Gregory and his wife Doreen of St. Jones Within, Nfld.; daughters: Theresa and her husband Gary Corsano of Sydney, N.S. and Andrea Anderson of Sydney, N.S. He was a loving "poppy Don" to his two grandsons, Tyson and Juan; four granddaughters: Glenda, Breagh, Natasha, and Kayla. He is also survived by sisters: Lena Fahey, of New Waterford, N.S., Elsie (Robert) Petrie of Windsor, Ont., and one brother, Aubrey of Burgeo, NF, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Paul and Corey; brothers, Matthew, John Thomas (Jack), James Edward (Ted), and George; sisters, Maude and Susan. Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home.
"Dad, you taught us to have great strength and courage; and you will always be with us."

MOSHER, Sarah
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Mosher announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 4th, 2001. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 64 years, William and daughter Colleen and her husband Raymond Balsom, Mount Pearl, NF; one sister Pearl Goosney, Boston, Mass; sister-in-law Rachel Oram, Corner Brook, as well a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 7th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at the United Cemetery, Montgomery Street. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Church Memorial Fund or Salvation Army Red Shield Campaign.


Saturday, April 7, 2001

DEATHS

COMPANION, Stanley Bay
St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Boswarlos)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Companion announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, April 5, 2001at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by eight sons: Howard (Eileen) of Kippens, Larry (Carol) of Toronto, Aubrey (Shirley) of Brampton, Fintin (Debbie) of Boswarlos, Stan Jr. (Sharon) of Brampton, Terry (Debbie) of Halifax, Bob (Peggy) of Halifax, Glenn of Brampton; four daughters: Mabel MacEachern of Sydney, Lorraine (Ron) Dresser, Joan (Paul) Robinson, all of Brampton, Elva (Lloyd) Hoskins of Boswarlos; two brothers: Gus (Rita) Companion of Port au Port, Ray Companion of Corner Brook; three sisters: Theresa Corkum, Mercedes (Harry) Corkum, all of Annapolis Valley, Myrtle (Russell) Connelly of Halifax; twenty-five grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie and two daughters, Marjorie and Genevieve and his brother, Howard. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, April 9th at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Nondenominational Cemetery in St. George's. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: Forestry Unit WW2 #430

ENGAGEMENTS

ROBERTSON / SIMMS
Mary and Danny Robertson of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest child Mark to Amanda Simms, youngest daughter of Dennis and Margaret Simms of Irishtown. The engagement took place on April 2, 2001 in Corner Brook. Greetings are extended to them from sisters, Danielle and Sherri and all their family and friends.

WALSH / HIRON
Sharon (King) Walsh and Peter Matthews of Corner Brook, along with David and Cynthia Walsh of Calgary, are pleased to announce the recent engagement of their daughter Suzanne to Darcy, son of Garry and Eileen Hiron of Rose Valley, Saskatchewan. The wedding will take place on July 6, 2001 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

40TH ANNIVERSARY PARK
Alex and Mona Park
are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were married on April 7, 1961, at the Pentecostal Church in Cox's Cove with the late Pastor Thomas White officiating. The couple will celebrate their anniversary with their family. Love and best wishes come from their seven children - Barry (Judy), Donald (Diane), Darren (Brenda), Rodney (Donnie), Corinna (Bob), Steve (Cindy-Lee) and Shelley (Kent) - and their eight grandchildren - Nicole, Gavin, Tara, Shiann, Cassaundra, Tamara, Shanna and Bethany.

Front Page of the newspaper:
68th ANNIVERSARY
Frank and Florizel (Floss) LeDrew
are celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary today. Frank and Floss (nee Babstock) were married on April 7, 1933, at Cochrane Street United Church in St. John's. They have six children - Shirley, Dave, Stewart (Butch), Brenda, Debbie and Terry - as well as 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.


Monday, April 9, 2001

DEATHS

GILLINGHAM, Harvey Ronald
Jackson's Arm, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harvey Ronald Gillingham announce his passing on Saturday April 7th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family. Daughter Ruby (Rick) Gillingham of Jackson's Arm, three sons: Wilmour (Loretta), George (Yvonne) and Barry all of Jackson's Arm. Six grandchildren: Cory, LeAnne, Tracy, Rodney, Angela and Amy. Three great-grandchildren: Allan, Brandon and Nicholas. One brother Gerald, Jackson's Arm; two sisters: Ethel Tucker, St. John's and Emily (Maxwell) Nichols, Jackson's Arm. Brother-in-law Maxwell Tulk, Jackson's Arm. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Sarah May, 1998, parents Henry and Suzanna, brother Gordon and sister Lillian. The family will be receiving friends at the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Monday from where the funeral service will take place Tuesday, April 10, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Cancer Clinic. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

HAYDEN, Diadem
March 19th, 1918 - April 7th, 2001
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Diadem Hayden announce her passing on Saturday April 7th, 2001 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her six sons: Fred (Kay) in Edmonton, Arch (June) in Georgetown, Ontario, George (Verna) and Lewis (Kriss) both in Brampton, Ontario, Gordon (Jean) in Sudbury, Ontario and Ralph (Phoebe) in Stephenville; her two daughters: Marie (Bill) Branton in Stephenville and Lorraine (Ralph) Gillard in Edmonton, Alberta. She also leaves to mourn her two sisters: Mary Frances in St. John's and Gladys Hammond in Catalina along with 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Walter in 1976. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 at 2 p.m. from the First United Church on St. Clare Avenue with interment in the family plot at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 7-9 p.m. Monday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
Safe in the arms of Jesus

WALSH, Neil Forbes
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Friday, April 6, 2001, Dr. Neil Walsh, loving husband of 57 years to Mairin (nee: Norman) and proud father of Neil Walsh of Toronto, Allison Phillips (Michael) of Wembly, Australia, Graham Walsh (Stephanie) of Kingston, ON, Peter Walsh of Vancouver, BC and Margaret Walsh of Toronto. Fondly remembered by 10 grandchildren: Tim, Neil, Toshon, Robert, Phillip, Amanda, Allison, Joseph, Clay and Kelly. The funeral mass will be held Monday, April 9th at 1:00 p.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Monsignor Murphy officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from 2-4. As expressions of sympathy flowers or memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society are graciously accepted.

WHITE, Joan
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness the family of Joan White announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, April 7, 2001 at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Patricia Morris, Smith Falls, ON, Glenda Hepditch, Manuels, Shirley White (Fonz), New Brunswick, Lorna Farnell (Leonard) and Sylvia White (Randy) of St. George's; two sons: Calvin (Laurie) and Bruce of St. George's; ten grandchildren and one great-grandson; three brothers: Phonse, British Columbia, Mike, New Brunswick, and Pius, British Columbia; two sisters: Yvonne Cutler, New Brunswick and Lucy White, St. George's, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick. The family will be receiving friends from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in St. George's commencing Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, from where the funeral will take place Monday, April 9th at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral services are under the supervision of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Tuesday, April 10, 2001

DEATHS

WELLS, Amelia
Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amelia Wells announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, April 9, 2001 at the age of 80 years. She will be sadly missed by two daughters: Hannah Wells and Dorcas (John) Kirton, all of Scarborough, Ontario and special nephew, Scott (Cathy) Downey of St. John's and special grand-nephews; Brandon and Tyler Downey; six brothers: Barney (Carmel) Downey of Stephenville, Joe Downey of Stephenville Crossing, William Downey of Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Terrance (Marina) Downey of Stephenville Crossing, Michael (Margaret) Downey of St. George's, Anthony Downey of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing; three sisters: Elizabeth Payne of Stephenville Crossing, Veronica (John) Harvey of Brampton, Ontario, Jane (Jerry) Corn of Indianna; a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Scott Wells on July 20, 2000. 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 11th, at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.


Wednesday, April 11, 2001

BIRTH

COLEMAN
Crystal & Pat Coleman are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl, Heather Megan on February 22, 2001 at St. James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander, NF, weighing 9 lb. 13 oz.; a little sister for Ryan. Proud grandparents are Garry & Judy Sansome and Fred & Phyllis Coleman of Corner Brook.

DEATHS

MCISAAC, Gertrude M.
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude M. McIsaac announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, April 9, 2001 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by three daughters: Greta (Gary) Newman of Jacksonville, Florida, Elaine McIsaac of Stephenville Crossing, Janet McIsaac of San Francisco; three sisters-in-law: Molly Phillips of Stephenville Crossing, Georgina Fleet of Corner Brook, Henrietta McIsaac of Cambridge, Massachusetts; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald McIsaac on January 13, 1998 and her five sisters: Bertha McKay, Dorothy Murphy, Grace Banfield, Sarah Abbott, Mary White and four brothers: Arthur Fleet, Bill Fleet, Charlie Fleet and Ralph Fleet. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, April 12th at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

STARK, Eilidh Grace
Deer Lake
April 4th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the parents, Allison Stark and Calvin Hurley announce the passing of their little angel, Eilidh Grace Stark on Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. She will be sadly missed by her Mummy and Daddy and her big sister Jenny, her grandparents, David and Muriel of Burnt Island, Scotland and Ford and Nellie Hurley of Corner Brook. Also a large circle of aunts and uncles. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, April 11th, 2001 from 7-8 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep"

FRAMPTON, Kenneth Allan
Bedford, Nova Scotia
Age 82

Passed peacefully away, April 9, 2001 in QEII, VG Site, Halifax after a lengthy illness. Born in Indian Islands, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Allan Frampton and Bessie (Sheppard) Frampton Collins. He retired from the position of manager of Canadian National Telecommunications, Corner Brook, Nfld. after a 35 year career. He was a parishioner and former member of the Men's Service Club of the St. John Evangelist Church, Corner Brook, Nfld. Upon retirement, he moved to Nova Scotia and continued to enjoy winters in Florida. Ken enjoyed building homes in Kentville, then Fall River before settling in Bedford. He was an avid outdoors man enjoying gardening, hunting and fishing. He will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, grandchildren, all the family and friends. He is survived by his devoted wife, Ivy; daughters, Beverley Frampton (Robert Belanger), Lower Sackville; Marilyn Smart (Gilbert), Corner Brook, Nfld.; sister Meta Andrews and brother, Harold Collins, both of St. John's, Nfld.; grandchildren: Drew, Tyler, Julia Smart; Cassandra, Justin Belanger. He was predeceased by sister, Lydia Newman, brother, Harvey Frampton. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in T. K. Barnard Funeral Home, 1216 Bedford Highway, Bedford. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, in All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford, Canon Robert Power officiating. Interment at a later date. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.


Thursday, April 12, 2001

DEATHS

FIFIELD, Hedley H.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Hedley Fifield announce his sudden passing on Tuesday, April 10th, 2001, at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife, Edna (nee Giles), two sons: Bruce (Yvonne), at Deer Lake, and Brian (Karen), at Edmonton; three daughters: Karen (Kevin) Williams, of Bridgewater, NS, Odette (Jeffery) Oakes, of Mahone Bay, NS, and Reba (Brad) Hillier, of Pasadena, Texas. Eleven special grandchildren: Noelle, Natalie, Aaron, Phillip, Jonathan, Tyson, Tennielle, Tiffany, Tyron, Melodie and Zachary. Four brothers: Al, Wallace, Clifford and Sherman. One sister, Marilyn. He will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son in infancy, David in 1968, his parents: Adolphus and Minnetta Fifield, his sisters: Ruth, Grace and Sadie and brother David. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Wednesday, during the hours of 7-9 p.m., and Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church on Premier Drive with Pastor Pelley officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Gideons, or to The First Pentecostal Church Memorial Fund. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

STEVENS, Adolph Michael
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Adolph Michael Stevens announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, April 9, 2001at the age of 51 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Evelyn Stevens of Stephenville Crossing; four brothers: Raymond Perrier of St. George's, Anthony Perrier, Clayton Stevens and Melvin Stevens, all of Stephenville Crossing; three sisters: Theresa Stevens of Goulds, Alice Mary Stevens of St. George's, Jo-Anne Stevens of Fort Nelson, British Columbia and a special nephew, Michael Gary Stevens of Fort Nelson, British Columbia; he will be sadly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers, Robert Stevens, Alphonsus Perrier and his father, Michael Dunphy Stevens. Visitation took place on Wednesday. Funeral services took place on Thursday, April 12th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Courthouse Road in St. George's. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

SIMON, Mary (Madeline)
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, NF

Passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Mary (Madeline) Simon at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn two daughters: Edna Spencer, Bermingham, Alabama, USA, Willhemina Hampton, North Carolina, USA; five grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren; one brother Ralph Gadon, Stephenville; one sister Stella White, Stephenville and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James (April 11, 1995) and several brothers and sisters. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 13th at 10:00 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, Brook Street. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be graciously accepted.

JOYCE, William Robert
Cox's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. William Joyce announce his passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Wednesday, April 11th, 2001 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his adopted parents: Gordon and Dorothy Joyce; his mother, Emily Park, all residing at Cox's Cove; his brothers: David Park (Hilda), of Ottawa, Russell (Louise) Park, Robert (Alma) Joyce and Harold Park all residing at Cox's Cove; his sisters: Dinah (Douglas) Hussey of Cox's Cove, Evelyn Piercey of Heart's Content and Ada (George) Crane, Shirley (Cyril) Payne, Ethel (Eugene) Park all residing at Cox's Cove, Emma (Gerald) Joyce of Corner Brook; 34 nieces; 12 nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove commencing Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Randy Lockyer officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 534-2500.

GILLAM, Mary
Passed peacefully away in Gander, on April 9th, 2001, Mary Gillam in her 89th year. Predeceased by husband Emmanuel - 1984, daughters: Agnes Irene, Annie, Elizabeth and son Jack. Left with loving memories are sons: Bill (Lizeta) of NS, Joe of South Branch, Mike (Theresa) of South Branch, Robert of South Branch, Charlie (Laura) of South Branch, Jim (Lorraine) of South Branch, Craig (Maureen) of NB; daughters: Mary of South Branch, Agnes (Graham) Bishop of Corner Brook, Jane (Wayne) Hancock of St. John's, Margaret (Jed) Gale of South Branch, Irene (Calvin) Carter of Gander, Rita of South Branch; brothers: Yve (Margaret) Lucas, Reggie (Lucy) Lucas, Bert Lucas all of Stephenville Crossing; sisters: Rita (Joe) McKay of Stephenville Crossing, Veronica Beck of Ontario, Kathleen (Mark) Fowler of California, Marina (Ski) Lesofski of Montana. Also a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. Funeral Mass, Wednesday April 11th, 2001 from the Catholic Church, South Branch. Interment South Branch Catholic Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home Gander/Carmanville and Fillatre's Funeral Home.


Friday, April 13, 2001

The paper was not published today due to it being Good Friday.


Saturday, April 14, 2001

DEATHS

RALPH, Leonard Joseph
Jackson's Arm, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard Joseph Ralph announce his passing on Friday, April 13th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Beatrice, 3 daughters: Melvina (Thomas) Pittman, Jackson's Arm, Maisie (Dean) Gillingham and Cora Ralph both of Brampton, ON. 3 Sons: Christopher (Ema), Brampton, ON, Hayward (Kathleen), Jackson's Arm and Lemon (Susan), Kitchener, ON. 15 grandchildren: Dale, Dana, Cordell, Warrick, Andrea, Patricia, Katherine, Heather, Michael, Andrew, Jeffrey, Rikki, Stephanie, Vanessa and Natasha. 2 great-grandchildren: Phoenix and Brenda. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Charles and Daisy, sisters Doris and Gertie. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm Saturday and Sunday where funeral services will be held on Monday, April 16th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

HULAN, Clement O.
Corner Brook
(Formerly of Jeffrey's)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clement O. Hulan announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Alice; two daughters: Jeanette (Rick) Madore and June (Ross) Alley, all of Ontario; one son, Justin at home; four grandchildren: Damon, Kyle, Jordan, Greg; three brothers: George, William and Lynn; three sisters: Rose, Christina and Ruth. He will also be sadly missed by a large number of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Mary and Leonard Hulan. Following cremation a Memorial Service took place at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Jeffrey's on Friday, April 13, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Jeffrey's. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary Magdalene Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home and Crematorium, Stephenville.

BIRTH

MERCER
Greg and Rana (Cull) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a baby boy, Aaron Gregory, born March 21st, 2001, weighing 8 lb. 7.5 ounces. Proud grandparents are Robert & Judy Mercer, Pasadena, and Gerald and Nina Cull, St. Anthony. A special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Mercer for being such great coaches during labor. Many thanks as well to the case room staff and nurses of 5NB.


Monday, April 16, 2001

DEATHS

CHAISSON, Allan
Mainland

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Allan Chaisson announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, April 13, 2001 at the age of 42 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Gail and one son, Matthew of Mainland and his parents, Adolph and Muriel Chaisson of Mainland; six brothers: Joe (Nellie) of Mainland, George (Genevieve) of Cape St. George, Wilson (Sylvia) of Mainland, Melvin (Madonna) of Kippens, Terry (Rebecca) of Mainland, Dacien of Mainland; six sisters: Elvina (Raymond) LeCointre of Mainland, Verna (Mike) Gabriel of Cold Brook, Marietta (Herman) Simon of Cape St. George, Cecilia Chaisson of Mainland, Sheila (Melvin) Hinks of Mainland, Judy (Harrison) Applin of Edmonton; a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday from St. Anne's church in Mainland. Funeral Services took place on Monday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. from St. Anne's Church in Mainland with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mainland. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

DOWNEY, Joseph Stanley
1917-2001
Downey's Lane, Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Joseph Downey announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, April 14th, 2001 at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his three daughters: Milly Downey, Patty Downey (Nish Hoven) both in Stephenville Crossing and Lisa Downey (Eric Valin) in Trois Rivieres, Quebec. One son Joey (Elaine) Downey in Stephenville Crossing. Four grandchildren: Amy Slaney in St. John's, Marcus Downey in Fort McMurray, Lesley Downey and Stephanie Downey both in Stephenville Crossing along with very special friend Pearl LeCoure in Port au Port. He will also be missed by five brothers: Anthony Downey at Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Barney (Carmel) Downey in Stephenville, William Downey in Eastern Passage, NS, Terry (Marina) Downey in Stephenville Crossing and Michael (Margaret) Downey in St. George's. Three sisters: Elizabeth Payne in Stephenville Crossing, Veronica (John) Harvey in Brampton, ON, Jane (Jerry) Corn in Boonville, Indiana and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Anne on November 13th, 1995 and his daughter Janet on April 22nd, 1987. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 17th, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Station Road in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, April 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice

STRANGEMORE, Eileen Marion
Deer Lake, NF
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Strangemore (nee Fraser) announce her passing at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, April 12th, 2001 at the age of 58 years. Leaving to morn with fond and loving memories are her husband of 34 years, Eldon Strangemore, Deer Lake, two daughters: Kari-Lynn Strangemore (Ed Kearley), St. John's, NF, and Cheryl Saunders (Dennis), Lloyd Minister, Alberta, one son Jason (Marianne Butler), Edmonton, Alberta. Two precious grandchildren: Ryan and Aaron Saunders. Her mother, Mrs. Elsie Fraser, Stephenville. Two sisters: Vickie Bradbury-Spencer (Bertram), Corner Brook, and Germaine Richards (Robert), Stephenville. Three brothers: Ralph Fraser (Ruby), Robert Fraser (Shirley) and Carl Fraser (Mona), all residing in Corner Brook. Mother and father-in-law: Seaton and Marjorie Strangemore, St. Anthony, as well as a very large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father Carlton Fraser. Visitation will take place from 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, April 17th at 10:30 a.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to C-Cam, The Cancer Coalition for Alternative Medicines, c/o 18 Hopeall Street, St. John', NF, A1E 5R3.


Tuesday, April 17, 2001

DEATHS

BENNETT-SHEARS, Ellen A.
Cow Head, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Bennett-Shears announce her passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre, on Monday, April 16th, 2001 in her 94th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Ray (Ima), Fraser (Hughena), Cow Head, George (Elaine), Happy-Valley-Goose Bay, and Meta (Francis Toope), Trinity, Trinity Bay, NF. 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Sister Jemima, brothers: George, Dave and Winton Payne, all residing in Cow Head, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husbands Freeman Bennett and Clyde Shears, brothers Edward, Albert, Leonard, Garfield, Wilson, Willie Winton, and sisters Oreilla and Sarah Ann. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church, Cow Head today at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the J. I. O'Connell Centre. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

TILLER, Lorraine L.
Corner Brook, Nfld
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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Lorraine Tiller announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 15th, 2001 at the age of 63 years. She will be sadly missed by her family, her husband, Ralph; her daughters, Kim Griffin (Jim), residing at Toronto, Ont.; her sons: Kenneth (Darlene), at York Harbour and Perry (Cathy), of Toronto; three grandchildren: Stephen, Tonya, residing at Toronto, and Michael, residing at York Harbour; mother, Emma Patey, and mother-in-law, Lizze Tiller, residing at Corner Brook; sisters, Noel, Effie, Donna and Diane; brothers: Austin, and Christopher. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will take place at Curling Memorial United Church on Curling Street, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Lung Association. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Wednesday, April 18, 2001

No announcements in today's issue of the newspaper.


Thursday, April 19, 2001

DEATHS

COMPANION, Theresa (nee Benoit)
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 18, 2001 Theresa Companion at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by her ten children: Yvonne (John), Gertrude (Irving), Pauline (Gord), Ron (Marilyn), Corner Brook, Judy (Wade), Pasadena, Agnes (Jack), David (Sonya), Cormack, Genny (Amos), St. George's, Henry (Goldie), Labrador City, Bernard (Helena), Brampton, Ontario; thirty-seven grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren; four sisters: Annie, Nora, Lillian, Gloria; four brothers: Michael, James, Ignatius, Donnie and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cyril (1986) and son Joseph (1965). The funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 21st at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Gale officiating, with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital 6th Floor.


Friday, April 20, 2001

DEATHS

RUMBOLT, Austin
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Austin Rumbolt announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on Wednesday, April 18, 2001. He was in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Rita; seven daughters: Jean O'Keefe, Port au Choix, Imelda (Kurt) Frenzel, Camden New York, Bernice Gregory, Richmond, BC, Sheila (Rene) Billard, Corner Brook, Linda (Ken) Holthusen, Brisbane Australia, Helena (Chris) Heward, Vernon BC, Clarice Piche, Vernon, BC; three sons: Martin Gould, Port au Choix, Daniel (Betty), Stephenville, Dean (Dolores) of Port au Choix. He also leaves to mourn 31 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one brother Ralph Rumbolt, Port Saunders and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by daughter-in-law Margaret Gould. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9. The Funeral Service will take place form St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Father Terry officiating. Interment to follow at the Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

DANIELS, Thirza J.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thirza Daniels announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Thursday, April 19th, 2001 in her 100th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her six daughters: Maisie Brake, Corner Brook, Gladys Miles (Wallace), Pasadena, Marion Nagle, Kitchener, ON, Ruby Power, Corner Brook, Melinda Daniels, Brighton, Mass, USA and Pearl Howley, Burlington, ON; one son, William (Hannah) of Corner Brook; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cyril E. Daniels in June, 1977. Visitation will take place from 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, April 21st, at 2:00 p.m. from All saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to the Interfaith Home for Seniors.

BUTT, Stanley James
Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NF

Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 18th, 2001, Stanley James Butt at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 86 years. He is a veteran of 166th NF Field Regiment, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Bennett Hall, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dorothy (nee Jenkins), sister Edith Rowe, St. John's, brother-in-law Thomas Jenkins (Frances) of Lewisporte, sister-in-law Jacqueline Jenkins (Glahn) of Cape Cod, Mass, USA, sister-in-law Ivernia Butt, Woody Point, sister-in-law Emma Jenkins, St. John's, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Cremation to take place. Memorial service and interment from the Anglican Church of Epiphany, Woody Point, Bonne Bay will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. For further information, please call 1-888-868-6800.


Saturday, April 21, 2001

DEATHS

GOULD, Stedman
Port Saunders, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stedman Gould announce his passing at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre on Sunday, April 15, 2001, at the age of 78. He will be sadly missed by his family; wife, Thurza (Biggin); two daughters: Alma of Port Aux Choix and Karen (Cyril) of Hawkes Bay; four sons: George (Evelyn), Alex (Mable), Donald (Betty) all of Port Saunders and William (Clara) of Parsons Pond; 20 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by son Harris and daughter Millicent, father Alexander, mother Katherine, brother William and sister Alma. Funeral services were held on April 17, 2001 at St. John the Devine Anglican Church in Port Saunders.

GOSSE, Gilbert Lionel
10 Grove Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gilbert Lionel Gosse announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, April 20, 2001 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Rita; one son, Gregory (Kay) Gosse of Stephenville; two daughters: Victoria May (William) Pike of Stephenville, Wanda Rose Gosse of Toronto, Ontario; one step-daughter, Matilda (Stan) LaCosta of Port au Port; three sisters: Elsie Frasier of Corner Brook, Marion Cutler of St. George's, Grace Chafe of Hamilton, Ontario; two grandchildren: Terry Gosse and Kayla Pike; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Gilbert and Marcella Gosse and one son, Daniel Gosse on December 19, 1993 and three brothers, Godwin, Herbert, Walter and his five sisters, Hilda, Pearl, Mary, Edith and Linda. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, April 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

BENOIT, Carl Francis
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carl Francis Benoit announce his passing in St. John's on Thursday, April 19, 2001 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Betty; one son, Gregory of Stephenville Crossing; one daughter, Carla (Ricky) of Stephenville Crossing; two brothers: Kevin Benoit of New Brunswick, Edward Benoit of Stephenville Crossing; five sisters: Matilda Parsons of Barachois Brook, Lizzy Young and Patricia Connolly, both of Stephenville Crossing, Eileen Ridley of USA, Eva Shillingfort of Ontario; four grandchildren: Tiffany, Cassandra, Judy Lynn, Joseph and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

COLLINS, John Henry
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on April 20, 2001 in his 76th year. Leaving to mourn wife Audrey, daughters: Sandra Hackett (Pat), Donna Collins (Earl Daye); two grandsons Mark Hackett (Stephanie), Rodney Hackett and Fiancee Judy Quinn; brother Robert; sisters: Joan Danevicius (George), Ontario, Lucy Duffenais, Stephenville, Ada Goldsworthy, Clarenville, Ruth Walters, Vancouver; two uncles William and Duncan Mosher, and a large number of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his mother and father Lilyann and Ernest, sister Margaret Eddy. The funeral service will be held Monday, April 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Memorial United Church, Curling Street, Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling street 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.

CHILDS, Ira
Lark Harbour, NF
Korean War Veteran

Passed away Friday, April 20, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, IRA CHILDS at the age of 77. Left to mourn is his wife Mildred (nee: Sheppard); two children: Son Paul Childs (Fran), Stephenville, daughter Martha Hannakowski (Dennis Nickerson), Montreal; five grandchildren: Allison & Angela Childs, Krysta, Adam & Leah Hannakowski; three sisters: Elizabeth Sheppard, Doreen Murrin (John), Nina Druggett (James Fletcher); and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Wallace Childs, sister Martha Druggett, parents Henry & Ellen Childs. The family will be receiving friends from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, today from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., followed by the funeral service Monday, April 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend Canon Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

TILLER. Elizabeth (Lizzie)
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 19th, 2001, Lizzie Tiller (nee Churchill), mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, at the age of 91 years. She will be deeply missed by her six children: Eric (Sharon), Ralph, Norman (Mabel), Martha Knight (Gary), Robert (Jenny), with whom she resided, all of Corner Brook, Harry, Scarborough, Ontario, twenty grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years; Robert Sr. July 24th, 1997, and daughter-in-law Lorraine, April 15th, 2001. Visitation will take place 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 22nd, at 2;00 p.m. form the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation.

BIRTHS

PAGET
Shann & Denise Paget (nee McLean) of Peterborough, Ont. are happy to announce the birth of their daughter - Tara Elizabeth on March 13, 2001weighing 8 lb., 1/2 oz. - a sister for Hailey. Proud grandparents are Ron and Bernice McLean, Stephenville and Clay and Vivian Paget of Regina.

PATEY & WEBB
Lisa Patey and Paul Webb are pleased to announce the arrival of their baby boy Stephen Gabriel on February 8th, 2001 weighing 8 lb. 10 1/2 oz. Proud grandparents Dallas and Joseph Webb of Corner Brook and Edith and Winston Patey of St. Anthony.

MARCH
Manny and Stephanie March are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl Jillian Sylvia. She was born on January 20, 2001, weighing 6 lb. 7 oz., at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville. Jillian is loved by her proud grandparents Ray and Joan March of Port au Port, Sylvia and the late Jim Bonnell of Pasadena, and her great-grandmother Phoebe Bonnell, also of Pasadena. Lots of love from Uncle Steve and Aunt Lesley, Aunt Booboo and Uncle Terry, Aunt Daisy and cousin Tyler and all of Jillian's family and friends.


Monday, April 23, 2001

DEATHS

YOUNG, Ronald F.
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NF
(Formerly of Gallant Street, Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the late Ronald F. Young announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Saturday, April 21, 2001 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, Eileen Young of Stephenville; Hal Young of St. John's, Lonnie Young, Cliff & Maureen Young, Donnie Young, Lisa Young all of Stephenville; Sue Young of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; brother, Harry and sisters, Violet, Leona, Beatrice, Monica, Theresa; five grandchildren: Chad, L. J., Ashley, Patrick, T. J. and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, April 24th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in The Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

PENNY (nee: VARDY), Ida Annie
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away in Corner Brook on Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 after a lengthy illness, IDA A. PENNEY aged 79 years - daughter of George and Josephine Vardy of Harbour Mille. She was predeceased by her husband John (1995), brother Bill (1977), and twin sister Blanche Freeborne (1999). She is mourned by a large circle of family and friends, including children: Eileen Clarke (Max), Myril (Valetta), Alice Sweetland (Leonard), Catherine Racine (Ron), Blanche Frichette (Al), Judy Jewer (Gord), Joan (Carlos), Lionel (Darlene), Danny (Laura), Yvonne Jones (Junior), Darrell (Dianne), Peter; step son Joe; 27 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings, Herbert, Wallace, Clyde, Berkley, Francis Cameron, Laura Barnes, Becky Bryan and Olive Poole and a large number of loving nephews and nieces. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 24th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, today from 2-4 & 7-9, Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to The Diabetic Association will be graciously accepted.

LEROUX, Gordon Edward
St. George's, NF

Passed away Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, GORDON EDWARD LEROUX at the age of 80. Left to mourn is his wife Venetia King, daughters: Sandra King (Brown), New South Whales, Australia, Dale King, New Westminister, BC, Diane King (Long), Oakville, ON, Monique King, St. George's, Venny King, New Market, ON, Shannon King, Oromocto, NB; sons: Jason King (Janet), Melvin King, Wade King (Brenda), St. George's, Larry King (Veronica), New Market, ON, Allison LeRoux, Labrador; 16 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild. And numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Etta & Ralph LeRoux, sisters: Leone LeRoux (Neil), Ada Vincent, Josephine Tilley, Frances Pynn. The family will be receiving friends from St. George's Anglican Church, beginning today from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon followed by the Funeral Service Wednesday April 25th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BENNETT, Jerome Vincent
Oct. 20th, 1946 - April 19th, 2001

Passed peacefully away at Etobcoke General Hospital in Ontario, Jerome Vincent Bennett formerly of St. Paul's, NF, in his 54th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Elizabeth (Betty), five children, son: Joshua (Terri); daughters: Denise (Scott) and Kristy of Mississauga, ON, daughters: Candy (Pete) of Parsons Pond, Odelle (Joe) of Stephenville. Four grandchildren: Julian, Martina, Maxwell and Desiree. His mother Flora Bennett of St. Paul's. Two brothers: Kevin (Marie) Matthew (Nina) of St. Paul's, eight sisters: Yvonne LeRoux (Brian) of Stephenville, Pauline Ryan (Raymond) of Codroy Valley, Bernadetta LeRoux (Gordon), Christina Barnes (Larry), Jane Crewe (Ralph) all of Labrador City, Monica Avelino of Brampton, ON, Rita Coles (Albert) of Savage Cove, Nora Colbourne of St. Paul's, Venice (Walter) of Daniel's Harbour. Large circle of family and friends, his mother and father-in-law John and Amelia MacEachern of Pasadena. He was predeceased by his father Stanley, sister Vivian. Family will be receiving friends at Our Lady of the Coast Church in St. Paul's. Funeral Services will take place Wednesday at 2 p.m., April 25th, Father Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in St. Paul's.

ALEXANDER, Earl J.
Kippens, NF
1939-2001

Passed away Friday, April 20th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, EARL J. ALEXANDER at the age of 61. Left to mourn is his wife Linda; 4 sons: Danny Doucette, Aguathuna, Danny Alexander (Lisa), Norman (Virgina), Fort McMurray, Scott, Kippens; 3 daughters: Catherine Billard (Kevin), Brampton, ON, Donna Abbott (Vern), Kippens, Paula Brown (Brian), Anzac, Alberta; 12 grandchildren; 3 sisters: Lorna Snow (Pat), Aguathuna, Lydia Hynes (Reg), Martha Duhart (Jeff), Stephenville; 3 brothers: Cyril Alexander (Sylvia), Stephenville, Norbert Alexander (Joan), Kippens, Stephen Alexander (Denise), Toronto. And numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Norman & Gertrude Alexander, sister Genevieve Colley. The funeral service will be held today at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Stephenville, Father Jack Malnegro officiating. The interment will follow at The Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville Saturday from 7-9 p.m. & Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation (Kidney Dialysis).


Tuesday, April 24, 2001

DEATHS

GEORGE, Gertrude A.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude George (nee Cull) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Mr. Henry George, Corner Brook; daughter: Emma Layden, Pasadena; step-children: Agnes Holloway, Grand Falls-Windsor, Martin George (Pam), Corner Brook, Gordon, Irishtown, Calvin George (Catherine), Saskatchewan, Joan Burton (Dawson), Grand Falls-Windsor and Judy Park (Barry), Cox's Cove; three grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren and one step great grandchild; step-daughter-in-law, Loretta George, Irishtown, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Herbert Simms. Visitation will take place from The Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street, Corner Brook on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m., from where Mrs. George will be transferred to The United Church, St. Anthony for visitation on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 26th, at 2:00 p.m., interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

NICHOLS, George Eustace
Nicholsville
Sept. 22nd, 1918 - April 22nd, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Eustace Nichols announce his passing on Sunday, April 22nd, 2001 at the O'Connell Centre in his 82nd year. He will be sadly missed by his brother John; two sisters: Mabel (William) Sheppard and Dorothy (Gerald) Kennedy all of Nicholsville; his special great nephew Iain Hollett. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Catherine; brothers: Warren, Duncan, Thomas and Norman; his sisters: Pearl, Jean, Lilly, Ivy, Stella, Gladys and Eva on March 22nd, 2001. Visitation will take place from Parson's Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in Nicholsville. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nicholsville Cemetery Fund or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LOVELL, John Thomas
McIvers, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Thomas Lovell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, on Monday, April 23rd, 2001 at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife of 52 years, Margaret (nee Park); seven children: Kitty Lovell (Sam), Rowena Parsons (Melvin), Roger (Nancy), Dawson (Gertie), Marjorie Lovell (Joseph), John, all residing in McIvers and Gerald (Sharon), Kitchener, ON; 13 precious grandchildren: Kim, Samantha, Regina, Toby, Tina, Colette, Joanne, Timmy, Nicholas, Shawn, Jenny, Janet and Julia; four great-grandchildren: Matthew, Amanda, Brandon and Jennifer; brother, Cain Lovell (Iris), McIvers; two sisters: Matilda Burridge and Gladys Park, both of McIvers, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Rose Lovell; infant son, brother Wallace and wife Phoebe, sisters: Elizabeth Parsons and husband Joseph, Alice Park and husband John, Dorothy House and husband Jack, brothers-in-law Bertriam Burridge and George Park. Visitation will take place from The Epiphany Anglican Church, McIvers beginning on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Randy Lockyer officiating. 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. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Wednesday, April 25, 2001

DEATHS

GALE, Elias
Sop's Arm
Dec. 24th, 1912 - April 24th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elias Gale announce his passing on Tuesday, April 24th, 2001 at his family residence in his 88th year. He will be sadly missed by his children: Zebonia (Clyde) of Black Duck Cove, Evelyn of Corner Brook, Robert (Deborah), and Marie, both of Sop's Arm, six grandchildren: Clyde, Cindy, Robbie, Justin, Melissa, and Zachary; three great-grandchildren: Nico, Nicholas and Katlyn; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Lucy; brother, Jim and sister, Zebonia. Visitation will take place from Church of the Transfiguration in Sop's Arm today, Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday 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.
"Forever in our hearts"

ROSE, Marie J. (nee Moriarty)
Passed peacefully away on Monday, April 23, 2001, at Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home, Stephenville Crossing, age 90 years. Predeceased by husband Fred, parents Joseph and Anastasia Moriarty, brother Mike Moriarty, and sister Carmel Simms. Leaving to mourn brother Fr. Joseph Moriarty S.F.M., nephews Henry (Mary) Simms, Brian (June) Moriarty of PEI, nieces Anne Louise Barlette of BC, Sheila (Art) Amos of NS. Special cousins John and Janet Stapleton and family, Stephenville; also a number of great nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends in St. John's and Stephenville. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Wednesday, April 25th, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Patrick's Church, St. John's, on Thursday, April 26th, 2001, at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at General Protestant Cemetery, St. John's. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Thursday, April 26, 2001

DEATHS

SHEPPARD-JOYCE, Mary Alice
Lark Harbour, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Alice Sheppard Joyce announce her passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Wednesday, April 25th, 2001 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her family, her sisters: Isabel Warford (George), Adelaide Parsons, all residing at St. John's and Beatrice Hill at Truro, Nova Scotia. She will be also missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and special nephew, Harold Warford of Corner Brook. She was predeceased by her husband, William (August 4th, 2000), brothers: Bill, George, Saul and Amos and her parents, George and Kate Druggett. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, 167 Country Road with interment at The Roman Catholic Section at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Friday, April 27, 2001

no announcements in today's issue of the newspaper


Saturday, April 28, 2001

BIRTHS

HALL
Janette and Gary Hall are delighted to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Jeremy Lawrence. He was born on January 26, 2001, weighing 6 lb. 11.7 oz. at St. Joseph's Hospital, Estevan, Sask. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Elsie Hynes of Benoit's Cove and Lawrence and Rita Hall of Halfway Point.

HOLMES - CAREY
Kimberly Caroline Holmes-Carey was born on February 6th, 2001 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, weighing 5 lb. 6 oz. Proud parents are Terrilynn Holmes and Grant Carey. Grandparents are Rosemary and Jeffrey Holmes and Carol and Stephen Carey of Daniel's Harbour.

LEWIS
Jason and Krista Lewis of Little Rapids are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Chelsea Maria, 8 lb. 3 oz. on February 1st, 2001. Lots of love from mommy and daddy, grandparents: Roger and Maureen Parsons and Dave and Barbara Lewis, aunts: Karen Hodder, Nicole Parsons, Marika Lewis and Heather Lewis, great-grandparents: Jean Pretty and Bill and Lucy Lewis and great-great-grandmother Blanche Wheeler. Chelsea was christened at St. Ambrose Church on March 4, 2001. Proud godparents are Karen Hodder and Ian and Laura Childs. Love and best wishes from all your family and friends.

ENGAGEMENT

TORRAVILLE & WELSHMAN
Rita and Barrie Torraville of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the recent engagement of their son Michael to Joanne, daughter of Carol and Don Welshman of Port aux Basques. The couple is residing in Sarnia, Ontario and the wedding date has not yet been set. Congratulations from both of their families and friends.

DEATHS

WHEELER, Joyce
Age 77

Passed away at RiverWoods in Exeter, NH on April 11th after a long illness. She had been a resident of RiverWoods at Exeter since moving from her home in North Hampton in 1998. Joyce and her husband, Stan, were born in Newfoundland and emigrated to the United States during world War II. Stan's thirty-year career with the United Nations gave them the opportunity to live in North Africa, Thailand, Austria and the Middle East. Her retirement years were filled with avid reading, bridge, knitting and more travel. Joyce especially enjoyed the time she spent as a volunteer at the North Hampton Library. Joyce died peacefully surrounded by her three sons - Bruce of Tiburon, California; Roger of Chagford, England and Dic of Middletown, Connecticut. She is also remembered dearly by her three wonderful daughters-in-law, three grandchildren, two step grandchildren and her sister, Josie, in Newfoundland, Canada. The Wheeler family would like to extend their deepest gratitude for the loving kindness and dedication of the staff at RiverWoods, who enriched and amused her during the last years of her life.

PACE, Marie
Deer Lake Manor
(formerly of Pasadena)

Passed away Thursday, April 26th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Marie Pace at the age of 83. Left to mourn are her two sisters Theresa Thomas of Verdun, Blanche Pike of Corner Brook; sister-in-law Maisie Brake and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Pace, April 14, 1997. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 28th, at 3:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Monsignor Murphy officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be graciously accepted.


Monday, April 30, 2001

DEATHS

PIKE, Ramona
11 Alexander Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ramona Pike announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, April 28th, 2001 at the age of 55 years. She will be sadly missed by her son Shawn (Carol O'Quinn) in Guelph, Ontario. She will also be missed by her brother Tex (Marie) Pike in Stephenville, her three sisters: Glenda Musseau in Stephenville, Elaine (Garfield) Connock in Edmonton, Alberta and Gloria Curnew in Etobicoke, Ontario along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, May 1st, 2001 at 2 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Diabetic Association.

HUTCHINGS, Stanley Clyde
April 20, 1925 - April 29, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Hutchings announce his passing on Saturday, April 29th, 2001 at St. Claire's Hospital in his 76th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Lillian; his two daughters Judy, Ivy (Ray); his three sons Stanley (Karen), Tom (Darlene) and Terry (Lisa); seven grandchildren: Blair, Dwayne, Ray Jr., Lezlee, Tommy, Anna and Julia; two great-grandchildren Chelsea and Noah. His sister Ivy Watts of Toronto and also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Stanley and Pearl Hutchings. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Road, Deer Lake on Monday, April 30th form 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with Rev. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, flowers are graciously accepted and also donations to St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

DUFFNEY, Norman Joseph
Benoit's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Joseph Duffney announce his passing on Sunday, April 29th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 89 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, one daughters Margaret (Edward) Fewer, Benoit's Cove. Three sons: Douglas (Annie), Tony (Jackie), both of Benoit's Cove and Robert (Monica), Nova Scotia. Eight grandchildren: Kerry, Darryl, Monty, Dion, DeAnne, Catherine and Kenny. Six great-grandchildren: Dalton, Mandy, Kerri-Anne, Blake, Tara and Daniel. Two sisters: Marguerite (Ralph) Scott, Stephenville and Jean Mosuk, Toronto. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Mary, June 9th, 1997, daughter Dolores, 1982, sisters Molly and Marjorie, brothers Andrew, Gerard and Martin. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street today form the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 2nd from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

 

 

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