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The Western Star Newspaper
April 2003

 

Tuesday, April 1, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BALL, Caroline Mary
Passed peacefully away on March 29, 2003, Caroline Mary Ball (nee Grace) at her home in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. Former President of the Canadian Ladies Curling Association and Provincial Girl Guide Commissioner. She was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, the Provincial Sports Hall of Fame and the Provincial Curling Hall of Fame. She was well known for her involvement in amateur theatre and for her dedicated service to her parish and diocese. Predeceased by her husband Dr. Reginald W. Ball, parents Charles and Mary Grace, infant sister Eileen and brother John P. Grace. Leaving to mourn her three children: Sonia (Evan Poisson), R.G. (Jerry) Ball (Maureen) all of Calgary, AB and Cindy (John Fleet) of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL and her six grandsons: Stephen, Ryan and Regan Taylor and Michael, Robert and David Fleet. Also leaving to mourn her sister Geraldine Stimson, her brothers: Donal Grace (Shirley) and Bill Grace (Martha), sisters-in-law: Evelyn Round and Nina Edison (Gilvey) all of Ontario, aunt Jean Whitty of St. John's as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Grand Falls-Windsor at 11:00 a.m. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Central Funeral Homes Ltd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ball Memorial Fund, which will recognize outstanding merit of a graduating student from Exploits Valley High School. This fund has been established in memory of Reg and Caroline Ball. Donations may be made at the CIBC Grand Falls-Windsor Branch, 1 Church Rd., Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1Y9. For condolences on line please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca


Wednesday, April 2, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COMBDON, Cyril
Howley
January 8th, 1929 - April 1st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Combdon announce his passing on Tuesday, April 1st, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 74th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bertha (nee Lacey, Curtis); his son Wayne (Wanda) of Howley and his daughter Linda Combdon of Corner Brook; seven step-sons: Jim (Carol) Lacey of Calgary, Alberta, Lloyd (Eleanor) Dove of Virgin Arm, Robert (Kathleen) Curtis, Larry (Lillian) Curtis, Ivan (Linda) Curtis all of Howley, Calvin (Jessie) Curtis of Bellville, Ontario and Jerry Curtis of St. John's; four step-daughters: Blanche (Bill) Gilley, Pauline (Ken) Barrett both of Howley, Melva (Rex) King of Stephenville and Janis (Chris) Pike of Curling; 30 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; four sisters: Ivy King of Stephenville, Joan (Pierce) Quilan of Birchy Bay, Vera (Harry) May of Deer Lake, Florence Godwin of Kirkwick, Ontario; his son-in-law Wayne Pearce of Reidsville. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Eliza, step-daughter Milda Pearce, brother George, sisters: Jane, Sarah Ann and Lucy. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Howley today, Wednesday and Thursday where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

JESSO, Geraldine
Red Brook
Port au Port, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 Geraldine Jesso at the age of 70. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons: Neil (Gloria), David, Roger, Andrew (Donna); daughters: Sandra Jesso (Carl), Laura Martin (Cornelius), Suzan McLaughlin (Orley); sister Christina Green, brother Louis Costard; grandchildren: Jennifer Martin, Erin Martin, Leon Jesso and Linden Jesso and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Elias, daughters Glenda and Mary, son Calvin. The funeral service will be held Friday, April 4th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Church, Degrau, followed by the interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marches Point. Friends may visit our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Church, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BALL, Caroline Mary
Passed peacefully away on March 29, 2003, Caroline Mary Ball (nee Grace) at her home in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. Former President of the Canadian Ladies Curling Association and Provincial Girl Guide Commissioner. She was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, the Provincial Sports Hall of Fame and the Provincial Curling Hall of Fame. She was well known for her involvement in amateur theater and for her dedicated service to her parish and diocese. Predeceased by her husband Dr. Reginald W. Ball, parents Charles and Mary Grace, infant sister Eileen and brother John P. Grace. Leaving to mourn her three children: Sonia (Evan Poisson), R.G. (Jerry) Ball (Maureen) all of Calgary, AB and Cindy (John Fleet) of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL and her six grandsons: Stephen, Ryan and Regan Taylor and Michael, Robert and David Fleet. Also leaving to mourn her sister Geraldine Stimson, her brothers: Donal Grace (Shirley) and Bill Grace (Martha), sisters-in-law: Evelyn Round and Nina Edison (Gilvey) all of Ontario, aunt Jean Whitty of St. John's as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Grand Falls-Windsor at 11:00 a.m. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Union Street, Grand Falls-Windsor. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Central Funeral Homes Ltd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ball Memorial Fund, which will recognize outstanding merit of a graduating student from Exploits Valley High School. This fund has been established in memory of Reg and Caroline Ball. Donations may be made at the CIBC Grand Falls-Windsor Branch, 1 Church Rd., Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1Y9. For condolences on line please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca


Thursday, April 3, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

JESSO, Geraldine
Red Brook
Port au Port, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 Geraldine Jesso at the age of 70. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons: Neil (Gloria), David, Roger, Andrew (Donna); daughters: Sandra Jesso (Carl), Laura Martin (Cornelius), Suzan McLaughlin (Orley); sister Christina Green, brother Louis Costard; grandchildren: Jennifer Martin, Erin Martin, Leon Jesso and Linden Jesso and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Elias, daughters Glenda and Mary, son Calvin. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 5th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Church, Degrau, followed by the interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marches Point. Friends may visit our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Church, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 4, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

ANDERSON, Roy McCrae
9 White's Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy McCrae Anderson announce his passing at St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at the age of 56 years. He was predeceased by his father, Lachlan (Scottie) Anderson. He will be sadly missed by his mother Janet; sister Bonnie; brother-in-law Robert McIntosh; cousins: Jerry and Rodney McMullin and many other relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home. Funeral Service took place on Friday, April 4, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the United Church or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, April 5, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HYNES, Elizabeth (nee Payne)
Brampton, Ontario
(Formerly of Cow Head)
June 26th, 1941 - April 3rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Hynes announce her passing on Thursday, April 3rd, 2003 at the William Osler Health Centre in Brampton, Ontario in her 61st year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Bernard; four sons: Jerry (Joy), Brent (Betty), Justin (Marie) and Rick (Trudy); her special grandchildren: Jeremy, Janeeca, Jessica, Garrett, Mackenzie, Jennifer, Sheldon and Jason; her sisters: Minette (Gordon) Reid, Frances (Craig) Payne, Jane (Alvin) Mitchelmore all of Brampton, Ontario, Elaine (Donald) Worth of Guysborough, NS; her brothers: Hounsell (Hughena) Payne of Cow Head, Douglas (Judy) Payne, Oswald (Doris) Payne both of Lower Sackville, NS, George (Vicki) Payne of Bellburns and James (Cosette) Payne of Brampton, Ontario; five sisters-in-law: Kay (Dennis), Phyllis, Edith, Pearl and Helen; two brothers-in-law: Melvin (Rita) and Alban. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Roy and Dorcas Payne, parents-in-law Manuel George and Sarah Jane Hynes, sister-in-law Annie Mae and brothers-in-law George Reid, Wally Hynes and Larry Hynes. Visitation will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head on Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services of Christian Burial will be on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Terry and Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Calvin John (Jack)
Passed peacefully away on March 29, 2003 Calvin John (Jack) White at his home in Grand Falls-Windsor. He was 62 years of age. Mr. White retired from Abitibi Consolidated in 1999. Predeceased by his wife Joan, parents Hedley and Maud White and brother Herb White. Left to mourn are: special friend Pat; son Michael (wife Michelle), Port aux Choix; daughters: Kim (husband Leonard Pinsent) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Jackie of Grand Falls-Windsor; also leaving to mourn sisters: Marion Matthews of St. John's, Jean Sheppard Cramm of Corner Brook and Phyllis White of Grand Falls-Windsor; brothers William (Bill) (Alice) White of Grand Falls-Windsor, Doug (wife Linda) of St. John's and Gerald White of Badger; 6 grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Bill Ford conducted funeral services from Memorial United Church Grand Falls-Windsor on April 1, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation followed with inurnment at a later date. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Robert Whitehorne, Boyce Slade, Wayne Fifield, Peter Anstey, Ford Hibbs and Greg Gardner. Condolences may be expressed on line at www.sunsetmemorialfuneralhome.com

ENGAGEMENT

BROWN & MERATH
Mrs. Annie McAllister would like to announce the engagement of her granddaughter, Kelly Brown of Mt. Pearl, NL, to Andreas Merath of Toronto, ON. The wedding will take place in October 2003 in Toronto.

WEDDING

BRAKE & LASAGA
Mr. & Mrs. David LaSaga are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Stacey Ann to Kyle Michael, son of Lawrence and Judy Brake. The wedding took place February 25, 2003 at Barcelo Maya Beach Resort, Mayan Riviera, Mexico, amongst family and friends. Kyle and Stacey reside in Corner Brook.


Monday, April 7, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HUNT, Leslie Allison
Mt. Moriah, NL

Passed away Saturday, April 5, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Leslie Allison Hunt at the age of 55. He is survived by 2 children Howard Hunt, Kelly Wheatley (Gerald), Ontario, granddaughter Erica; 4 sisters: Alvina Wiseman (Chesley), Alice Bellows, Mt. Moriah, Rachel Dennis (Lloyd), Irene Ellsmere, Ontario; 4 brothers: Chesley Hunt (Joy), Mt. Moriah, Russell Hunt (Roberta), New Brunswick, Sidney Hunt, Gerald Hunt (Ellen), Ontario; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Chesley and Elizabeth Hunt, sister Mary and brother-in-law Harold Bellows. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Reverend Ed King officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KEEPING, Clarence
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarence Keeping announce his passing on Thursday, April 3, 2003 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 69th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his family: wife Sylvia (nee Carew) of 43 years, daughters: Linda Janes (Terry), Grand Falls-Windsor, Sandra Batten (Alan) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and "beautiful" grandson Noah Batten; sisters: Onita Crosbie, Sadie Hamilton, Clarissa and Charl Stevenson, Shirley Burgess all of St. John's, Dorcas and Stan Keller of Florida. Clarence was predeceased by his parents Clarence and Margaret Keeping and sister Phoebe Tiller. Cremation has taken place. Visitation and services took place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Cannon Pearce officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Country Heaven Funeral Home, phone: 634-2500.

KING, Alonzo Gary
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alonzo Gary King announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 55. He will be sadly missed by his 5 children: Patty, Gary, Tracy (Jason), Jamie, Jonathan (special friend Lindsay) and their mother Carol King, grandson Devin Seaward, brother Clyde King (Kim), nephews Justin and Casey; son-in-law Carien Seaward and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Alonza and Phoebe King. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by the interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEGGE, Wayne (Owen)
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wayne Legge announce his sudden passing at his family residence in St. George's on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at the age of 54. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Jean (Virginia); daughter Tracy, Corner Brook; sons: Stephen, Virginia, U.S.A., Chad, Corner Brook; grandson Nicholas Woolridge, Stephenville Crossing; mother Vera (Legge) Matthews; step-father, Jack Matthews both of Stephenville Crossing; mother-in-law Jessie (Colson) Alexander of St. George's; sisters-in-law: Mary Spicer, Ontario and Theresa Glover of Southbrook and niece Lyndelle Spicer. He is predeceased by his father Ernest O. Legge and by his sister Dale M. Legge. Visitation will be held for friends on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. from the St. George's Anglican Church in Robinsons, Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, April 8, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

FOOTE, Freeman Lewis
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freeman Foote announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on April 7, 2003 at the age of 71. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Jean of 47 years; daughters: Margaret (Brian) Young of Hamilton, Ont.; sons: Freeman (Jeanette) of Oshawa, Ont., Alexander (Judy) of Hamilton, Ont., Donald (Darlene) of Cormack, NL, and Jeffrey (Patty) of Hamilton, Ont.; Grandchildren: Candace, Kristina, Leigh-Ann, Nicole, Paul, Haley and Sydney; step grandchildren: Jennifer, Kayla, Bo and Chris; step-great grandchildren: Danika and Maddison; sister Ada Porter of Halfway Point; brothers: Wilson (Gladys) of Pasadena, Ivan (Elaine) of Nova Scotia and Alfred of Prince Edward Island; sister-in-law Loretta Foote, and a large circle of sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Wesley and Margaret, son Kevin Gerald Easton, brothers: Nelson and Roland, father and mother-in-law William and Gladys Easton. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, April 10, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from First United Church with Rev. Adams officiating. Interment at the Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Wednesday, April 9, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOUZANNE, Alphonsus Joseph
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alphonsus Bouzanne announce his passing on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Marie (nee Dwyer), Corner Brook, three daughters: Madeline Bouzanne, Toronto, ON, Margaret Murphy (Denis), Niagara On The Lake, ON, and Susan MacLeod (Robert), Mount Pearl, NL, three grandchildren: Joseph, Iain and Meghan, one sister: Madeline Lannon, Grand Falls, NL, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by two brothers: Harold and Oswald. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 10, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. E. Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our web site www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, April 10, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HUNT, Woodrow J.
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Woodrow Hunt announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday April 9, 2003 at age 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mary of 55 years; daughter Carol Anne (Peter) Sherman of Scarborough, ON, Marilyn (Lawrence) Fritz of Flagstaff Arizona; sons: Robert (Rhonda) of St. John's and William (Christina) of Colorado Springs USA; grandchildren; Jason, Jennifer, Adam, Jimmy, William, Andrew, Robert, Eric and Leanna; sister Wilma Hunt; brothers: Glynn and Robert all of Ontario and a large circle of acquaintances and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Edith Hunt. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. today from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at St. Michael's and All Angles Anglican Church on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon David Pearce officiating. Memorial donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.

REDDY, Daniel P.
January 4, 1929 - April 8, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel P. Reddy announce his passing on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Hospital in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn family members: sister Norah Krsmanovich, brothers: Ned and Neil (Marie), all of Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Philip and Alice, brother Arthur, sisters: Mary Turner, Margaret King and Sarah Reddy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 11th at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue, Father Edmund Camacho officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TAYLOR, Anita
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anita Taylor announce her passing on Tuesday, April 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her seven sons: Melvin (Helen), Labrador City, Kevin (Margaret), Meadows, Kenneth (Mae), Stephenville, Hedley (Bernice), Ontario, Boyd (Elaine), Meadows, Wayne (Norma), Ontario and Floyd (Wanda), Summerside; six daughters: Verna (Hayward Brake), McIvers, Kathleen (Clarence Anderson), Meadows, Cora Roberts, Ontario, Barbara (Norman Hindy), Corner Brook, Gladys, Norway, Scandinavia and Helen (Dennis Anderson), Irishtown; 32 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Heeman, 1980, three sons: Ralph, David and Alfred, sisters: Kathleen, Evelyn and Angela and brother Aloysius Hackett. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside on Friday morning, from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 11th, at 2:00 p.m. officiated by The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 11, 2003, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, April 12, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

POLLARD, Samuel Kenneth
95 New Mexico Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Kenneth Pollard announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, April 11, 2003 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Audrey and four sons: Melvin (Triffey) Pollard of Stephenville, Kevin (Linda) Pollard of Springdale, Sterling (Wanda) Pollard of Stephenville, Bruce Pollard of Springdale, three daughters: Judy (Chris) Haynes of Ottawa, Ontario, Kathy (Henry) Chubbs of Bide Arm, Debbie (Patrick) Woodfine of Stephenville and six brothers: Francis (Melina) Pollard of Stephenville, Harold (Josie) Pollard of Deer Lake, Reuben (Linda) Pollard of Stephenville, Garfield (Alice) Pollard of Glovertown, Clarence (Sadie) Pollard of Marathon, Ontario, Eugene Pollard of Scarborough, Ontario, four sisters: Winnie Cassell of Stephenville, Prudence Thorne of Grand Falls-Windsor, Mildred Fudge of Hampton, Melina (Gerard) Foote of Ontario and sixteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Josiah and Patience Pollard. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Sunday, April 13th at 2:30 p.m. from the Zion Pentecostal Church, Carolina Avenue, Stephenville with Pastor Bowers officiating. Interment will take place at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

WEDDING

AUCOIN & WILLIAMS
The marriage of Shannon Williams and Brian Aucoin took place at St. Joseph's Church, St. George's on Dec. 28, 2002 with Fr. Ariel Gracia officiating. Shannon is the daughter of Roland and Linda Williams. Brian is the son of Gordon and Doreen Aucoin. Maid of Honour, Nancy Nelma, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids, Leigh & Kristy Williams, sisters of the bride, Shawna Campbell, friend of the bride. Junior bridesmaids, Kennessa & Jillisa Cutler, friends of the bride. Best man, Robert Aucoin, brother of the groom. Groomsmen David & Andrew Aucoin, brothers of the groom, Michael Pittman, friend of the groom. Soloist/Accompanist Sarah & Nelson White. Jocelyn Butt, cousin of the bride was MC at a reception in St. Joseph's Parish Hall. Brian & Shannon reside in Raleigh, North Carolina. Love and best wishes to the happy couple from family and friends.

BOLAND & HYNES
Tom & Lucy Boland of Allens Road, Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Ron to Carolyn, daughter of Richard and Bernice Hynes of Fogo Island. The ceremony was held at Topsail United Church on June 29, 2002 with Reverend Harry J. Whitehorn officiating. It was followed by a beautiful reception at Pinewood Place, Paradise. Heather Read, sister of the bride was Matron of honour, Thomas Boland, brother of the groom was best man and Kristen Hart, niece of the bride was flower girl. Ron and Carolyn are currently residing in Ottawa, Ontario. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, April 14, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUTLER, Raymond James
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond James Butler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, April 11, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his four sons: Harry (Melita) Kane of Georgetown, Baxter (Janet) Butler, Raymond Butler, Tony (Laurie) Butler, all of Brampton, one daughter: Madonna (Gordon) Piercey of Georgetown, one brother: Brendan of Alberta and three sisters: Theresa of Corner Brook, Bride and Evelyn, both of Cambridge, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 15th 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 a charity of one's choice greatly appreciated.

DUFFENAIS, Lillian
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Duffenais announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Alfred (Thelma) Duffenais of Lourdes, Summariez (Nellie) Duffenais of Three Rock Cove, Frederick (Shirley) Duffenais, William (Melita) Duffenais, all of London, Ontario and two daughters: Elizabeth (James) Vallis, Gertrude (Anthony) Penney, all of Lourdes and four sisters: Grace (Joe) Hynes of Lourdes, Gertrude Farewell of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Ellie (John) Bungay of Lourdes, Mary Garcia of U.S.A., 21 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Duffenais and her daughter, Grace Duffenais. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Monday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 15th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

BEALES, Philip M.
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philip Beales announce his passing on Saturday, April 12, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Glenda Beales, Irene (Ron) Jesso, Phyllis (Bruce Park), Tony (Heather) Beales, Pius (Elizabeth) Beales, Gary Beales, Helen (Ron Deluney), Agnes (Bill Brothers), Geniene (Brian Park) and Deniene (Peter Salovitch) 16 grandchildren: Jason, Rosalyn (John), Ronnie, Mark, Jeremy, Jonathon, Jennifer, Billy (Tina), Sarah, Philip, Dean, Justin, Kayla, Alicia, Emily, Olivia and Katia; two great-grandchildren: John and Jocelyn. One sister: Veronica Joyce, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mildred Ann & daughter Sylvia Ann Cooper. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or to Chemo Unit. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, April 15, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HUTCHINGS, Clayton Wilfred
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clayton Hutchings announce his passing on Monday, April 14th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife Grace (nee Lawrence), sons: Clayton Jr., Airdrie, AB; Ian (Tamara), Halifax, NS; and daughter Cynthia Toye (Bruce), Carstairs, AB; four grandchildren: James, Matthew, Danielle and Zackery; brothers: Freeman (Jean), Bill (Sue), Gerald (Rita), Roy (Marie), Bruce (Louise) and Garry (Marion) Hutchings, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Mary Hutchings. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 17th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GREENE, (nee Power) Barbara Ann June
Halfway Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Greene announce her sudden passing at her family residence on Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Dominic, son Tim (Tonya) of Curling, daughters Debbie (Pat) and Serina, both of Halfway Point; three grandchildren: Joshua, Jordan and Brittany Lee. Brothers Robert (Francis) of Ontario and James (Rosie) of Frenchman's Cove. Sisters Noreen (Margaret), Elizabeth (Charles), Diane (Joe), Pamela, Paulette (Frank), Mae (Calvin) and Marilyn (Alphonso), all of Ontario. Several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Harold and Zena Power and a sister Gertie. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Our Lady Star Of The Sea on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

WELSHMAN, Arthur
Port aux Basques, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Welshman announce his passing on Sunday, April 13th, 2003 at LeGrow Health Centre in Port aux Basques at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: spouse Ruby Green; children: Judy Gorman (Garry), Donald Welshman (Carol), Elaine Spencer (Patrick), Brian Welshman (Mary), Max Welshman (Heather); Denise Parsons (Tony), Raymond Welshman (Eileen); 14 grandchildren: Kenny, Jean, Jenesta, Joanne, Jenine, Jenelle, Tony, Patti-Lynn, Kane, Kate, Victoria, Joey, Lacey and Jessica; one great grandchild Myles, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by father George Welshman, mother Mary Marsh and brothers William Stewart and John. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Sunday evening and Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 15th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, Rev. Ed King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

NICHOLAS, Sarah
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Nicholas, age 101, announce her passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre on Sunday, April 13, 2003. Predeceased by her husband Arthur; daughter Violet; son Robert; son-in-law William Watson; grandchildren Clifford, Terry, Douglas and Karen and great-grandchildren James and Jodie. Left with fond and loving memories are sons: Maxwell (Emily), Jackson's Arm, NL; daughters: Evelyn Canning (Maxwell), Deer Lake, NL; Audrey Watson, Mississauga, ON; daughter-in-law Dorothy Ricketts, Westport, NL; thirty grandchildren, thirty eight great-grandchildren, twenty great-great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Jackson's Arm from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 16th at 2 p.m. with Rev. Sandra Voelker-Wack officiating. Interment to follow at the Jackson's Arm Anglican Cemetery.


Wednesday, April 16, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HUTCHINGS, Clayton Wilfred
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clayton Hutchings announce his passing on Monday, April 14th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife Grace (nee Lawrence), sons: Clayton Jr., Airdrie, AB; Ian (Tamara), Halifax, NS; and daughter Cynthia Toye (Bruce), Carstairs, AB; four grandchildren: James, Matthew, Danielle and Zackary; brothers: Freeman (Jean), Bill (Sue), Gerald (Rita), Roy (Marie), Bruce (Louise) and Garry (Marion) Hutchings, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Mary Hutchings. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 17th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, April 17, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LANE, Bruce Raymond
In celebration of his life and to mourn his passing, it is with great sadness the family of the late Bruce Raymond Lane announce his passing at his home surrounded by his family and friends in Springdale on April 14, 2003 at the age of 65. He retired from the CNR. He was predeceased by his father Raymond Lane, December 1982, mother Minnie, September 1980 and his mother-in-law Rhoda Wheaton, February 1996. Left with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 42 years, Shirley (Wheaton), sons Bruce (Amanda) of Springdale, Paul (Laura) of South Brook and Jim (Renee) of Seattle, Washington and daughter Lisa George (Nick) of Pasadena. Also leaving to mourn one brother Doug of Corner Brook, one sister Karen Rothenbeuhler of Saskatchewan, nine grandchildren and special friend Dr. Dave Gannon of Cape Cod, Mass. Reverend Marion Davis and Reverend Vera Abbott conducted the funeral service from Howley United Church Thursday, April 17, 2003. Pallbearers were Robert George, Clayton Wheaton, Tom Wheaton, Doug Lane, Roland Loughlin and Faron Harnum. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Shawn Tizzard and Maude Dormody of Central Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Howley United Church Memorial Fund or the Grace United Church, Springdale.

KEOUGH, Percy Patrick
(Parsons Pond)
April 16th, 1935 - April 16th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Percy P. Keough announce his passing on Wednesday April 16th, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Lisa (Doug) of Brampton, Ontario, Lori (Dennis) of Mississauga, Ontario, Stephanie (Robbie) of Brampton, Ontario, Shelby of Toronto, Ontario and Paulette (Les) of Daniels Harbour, NL. He also leaves his grandchildren: Jesmond, Lynsey, Benjamin, Paul and Ryan; his brothers: Gerry and wife Edith, Ross and wife Elizabeth both of Parsons Pond, Clarence and wife Patsy of Sask., Rufus and wife Shirley of Montreal; his sisters: Eileen (Frank) of Cow Head, Mary (Bill) of Corner Brook, Margaret (Bill) of Montreal, Linda (Henry) of Toronto, Joscelyn (Junior) of Cow Head and Sheila (Kevin) of Parsons Pond; his two aunts: Mrs. Amy Blanchard and Dorothy Verge. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Pearl Keough and his sister Carrie Hynes. The family will be receiving family and friends today Thursday April 17th, 2003 at the Roman Catholic Church in Parsons Pond. Where also the funeral of Christian Burial will take place from on Saturday, April 19th, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Terry officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, April 18, 2003

In observance of Good Friday, The Western Star will not publish Friday, April 18, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume on Saturday, April 19, 2003.


Saturday, April 19, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BRAKE, Bridget Joan
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bridget Brake announce her passing on April 17th, 2003 at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn loving husband of 34 years, Allan, Corner Brook; daughter Carla, Toronto, ON; son Peter (Brenda Chubbs), Corner Brook; mother Mary Lee, Toronto, ON; grandchildren: Marcus, Dayna and Danika; sisters-in-law: Hilda (Otto) Payne, Toronto, ON, Millicent Ford, Garnish, NL, Mildred (Wallace) Shears, Fall River, NS, Evelyn Gardiner (John Ferguson), Donkin, NS; brothers-in-law: Jim Brake, Summerside, Wilbur (Marge) Brake, Corner Brook, Eric (Lillian) Brake, Corner Brook. Bridget will be fondly remembered by her special friends Marg and Sherry and her friends at the Corner Brook West Side Sports Club. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law Una White and her brothers-in-law Gerald Brake, Aubrey Brake and Max Brake. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday from 7-9, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 21st, at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Parish, Humber Road, Father Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the NL Society of the Physically Disabled (Children's Unit), The Cancer Society, or W.M.R.H. Palliative Care Unit. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca

MCKAY, Howard
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard McKay announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at the age of 88 years. Howard was a WWII Veteran, serving overseas with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. He was past president of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 35, Stephenville which he served for many years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Marjorie; children: Margaret (Graham) Armour, Kippens, Sandra Abbott, Stephenville; grandchildren: Kimberly and Sandra Armour both of Ottawa and brother Joe of Stephenville Crossing. Howard is predeceased by his parents Alfred and Margaret; sister Marjorie Morris, brother Douglas McKay and son-in-law John B. Abbott. Visitation will begin on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. The funeral service will be held from St. Augustine Anglican Church in Stephenville on Saturday, April 19th, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican section of Hillside Cemetery, Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WICKS, Bernard Tidus
June 14th, 1946 - April 17th, 2003
(Jackson's Arm)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard T. Wicks announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 17th, 2003 in his 56th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Ivy Lorraine (nee Combdon), his three sons: Owen (Beverly) Jackson's Arm, Wallie (Wendy) of Shellbourne, Ontario and Jamie of Brampton, Ontario; his daughter Pansy (Scott) Luckman of Scarborough, Ontario. His four grandchildren: Rhonda, Steve, Josephine and Terrance. His loving mother Mildred Wicks of Jackson's Arm. His two brothers: Leander (Scenie) and Bruce (Shirley), both of Jackson's Arm, NL. His nephew Jason Wicks of Jackson's Arm. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Teeghan, and his father Vincent. The family will be receiving family and friends as of Saturday, April 19th, 2003 from St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm where also the Funeral Service will take place on Monday, April 21st, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Dion Joseph
Port Saunders
October 4th, 1966 - April 16th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dion Joseph White announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Wednesday, April 16th, 2003 in his 36th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Catherine (Kate) nee Critchley, his darling little boy, Kenny, his loving mother, Francis White, his 3 brothers: John (Karen) of Port-au-Choix, Hollis of Port Saunders, and George (Valda) of Torbay, NL. His 2 sisters: Lana White (Art Pearce) of St. John's and Carolann (Pierre) Mochon, of Port Saunders, his nieces: Jolynn and Lauren. His nephews: Joshua, Marc, and Stephane. His mother-in-law: Selina (Lean) Critchley of Port Saunders. Also leaves to mourn the Critchley family members who were so close to Dion. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Dion was predeceased by his father Leo and also by his father-in-law: John Critchley. The family will be receiving family and friends as of Friday, April 18th, 2003 from St. Joseph Catholic Church at Port Saunders, where also the funeral service of Christian Burial will take place from, on Sunday, April 20th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Terry officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of the Sandy Point Interdenominational Cemetery. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BIRTHS

MILLER
Sandy Dunphy and Doug Miller & big sister Nicole are very happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Jay Douglas McClellan Miller. Proud grandparents are John & Gladys Miller of Howley and Mary Dunphy of Corner Brook.

PAYNE - MACDONALD
Shirley Payne and Doug MacDonald are proud to announce the arrival of their son Michael Justin, born December 8, 2002, 8 lb. 4 oz. in Peterborough, ON. Grandson of Bob and Alice Payne and Kevin and Shirley MacDonald, all of Corner Brook.

MACINNIS
Marsha & Martin MacInnis are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby girl Caroline Elizabeth on Friday, Dec. 13, 2002. Weighing 9 lb. 1 oz. Grandparents are Olivera Lucas of Stephenville Crossing and Catherine and the late Michael MacInnis of Big Pond, NS.


Monday, April 21, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CLARKE, Clara
With gratitude for a long and happy life, filled with love and devotion to her family and service to others, the family of Clara Clarke sadly announce her passing on Saturday, April 19th, 2003, in her 90th year. Pre-deceased by her husband, Sgt. John A. (Jack) Clarke (May, 1987). Left with many wonderful memories are her family: daughters: Barbara Rogers (Corner Brook), Pamela (Thomas) Phillips, with whom she resided (Mount Pearl), son, John (Darlene) Clarke (Fort Qu'Appelle, SK). Grandchildren: Pamela Rogers (Liverpool, NS), Christopher Rogers (Corner Brook), their father, Wayne Rogers (New Glasgow, NS), Bradley and Douglas Phillips (Mount Pearl), John, Timothy and Kelly Clarke Fort Qu'Appelle, SK). Sister, Phyllis Crane (St. John's), brother, Neil Cofield (Victoria, BC), sister-in-law, Edna Wells (St. John's), several nieces and nephews, and a large number of special friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home. Visitation Monday, April 21st, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place Wednesday, April 23rd, 11 a.m., Church of the Ascension, Mount Pearl. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers or donations in her memory to the Canadian Red Cross would be gratefully accepted.

BALL, Otto Lloyd
Deer Lake
Oct. 25th, 1916 - April 19th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Otto Lloyd Ball announce his passing on Saturday, April 19th, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 86th year. He will be sadly missed by his two sons, Wilfred (Bill) and wife Irene of Deer Lake, and Randell (Randy) and wife Nora-Gene of Halifax. Four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Six sisters: Beryl Earle of Stephenville, Phyllis (Harry) Seaward, Ruby Anderson, Evelyn (Steve) Gilley, Edna Manuel and Enid (Roy) Burridge all of Deer Lake. Three brothers: Raymond, Lewis (Margaret) both of Deer Lake and Clarence of Botwood. His brother-in-law George Spence and family. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Annie Ball and his two brothers Hedley and Lawrence. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake with Pastor Baker and Pastor Ball officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BUTLER, Gwendolyn
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gwendolyn Butler announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Friday, April 18, 2003 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Rose Marie (Sam) Porter, Althea Lewis both of Florida, U.S.A., Rev. Gwendolyn Butler, Barachois Brook, Evelyn (Bill Dunsford) Toronto, Mollie, Saudi Arabia; son: James of Calgary, Alberta; her brothers widow, Martha Swyer and their children, Phyllis Joy of Stephenville Crossing and Wayne Swyer of Washington State. Grandchildren: John and Glen DeMartino, Susan Dewey, Andrea Lewis, D'Arcy, Evan & Tiana Butler; 5 great grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Samuel & Jane, husband Temple, sister Phyllis and brother James. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Monday 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 3:00 p.m. at the All Saints Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing with Rev. Karen Laldin officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church Memorial fund or to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, April 22, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MORRIS, James Isaac
Robinsons, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late James Morris announce his sudden passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, April 20, 2003 at the age of 65. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Margaret; daughter Trina; granddaughter Gabrielle; grandson Tyrone; brothers: Gordon (Marie), Arthur (June) both of Nova Scotia; sisters: Margaret Rose, Ontario, Laura (Max) Smith, Muriel (Roy) Rumbolt, both of Alberta, Beatrice, U.S.A.; uncle Arthur Morris of Robinsons as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. James is predeceased by his son Aaron; parents Percy and Phoebe and by his sisters: Lenna Gill, Joyce Eddy. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 24th, 2:00 p.m. at the St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the St. George's Anglican Church Memorial fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ANSTEY, Allan
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Allan Anstey announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on April 21, 2003 at the age of 94. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Elizabeth; son Tom (Sandra) Anstey of Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Ivy Anstey of Ont.; grandchildren: Todd, Lisa, and Nadine; great grandchildren: David and Haley and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by a son, David, a brother Norman and sisters Mary, Annie, Daisy and Ethel. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Family flowers only. Memorial donations can be made to the CNIB or The Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

ANSTEY, Kathleen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Anstey announce her passing after a lengthy battle with cancer. She passed quietly away among family on April 21, 2003 at the age of 75. Left to mourn are two loving daughters: Carolyn (Gilbert) Willis of Scarborough, Ontario, Audrey and friend Roland of Corner Brook; sons: Gord and wife Joan, Glen and friends Brenda and K.J. She leaves behind six beautiful grandchildren: Judy-Lynn (Ronnie) Duke of Scarborough, ON, Jason Anstey and friend Tracy of Halifax, Heather of St. John's, Lori-Ann and Crystal Anstey, Andrew Young all residing in Corner Brook. She will be missed by her two great grandchildren Aaron and Aiden Duke of Scarborough, ON; special friends: Christine Companion, Paul Chipman, Perrin Richards and Tony Payne of Corner Brook. She was predeceased by her forever loving husband Ron on March 6, 1997, sisters, Rita, Gladys and Viola; brothers, Arthur, Reuben, Wilfred and Harold Bellows and her youngest daughter Judy October 28, 2001. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 24th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angles Anglican Church, Park Drive, Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Special thanks to all relatives and friends who stood by her in her time of need. All the nurses of the Palliative Care Unit who attended to her; to Dr. Gibbons, Dr. Dean and Constable (Mariond) Priddle, Thank-you!


Wednesday, April 23, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

YOUNG, Charles William
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, CHARLES WILLIAM YOUNG at the age of 83. Left to mourn, Catherine, his wife of 58 years; three sons: Derek Young (Judy) of Corner Brook, Charlie Young (Chris) of Corner Brook, Terry Young (Barbara) of Iqaluit, NU; three daughters: Ena Fudge (Fred) of Corner Brook, Bernice Ryland (Albert) of Kitchener, Ontario, Shirley Yates of Barrie, Ontario; one sister Sarah Hillier (Ern) of Howley, NL; three brothers-in-law: George Warren (Irene) of Corner Brook, Jacob Warren of Ramea, Harold Pafford of Corner Brook; two sisters-in-law: Louise Warren (Norman), Annie Hayman (Hartley) both of Ramea; 13 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a large circle of nephews, nieces and friends. He was predeceased by his son George, parents John William & Elizabeth Jane of Grey River, NL; sister Mary of Port aux Basques. The funeral service will be held Friday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Canon David Pearce officiating. The interment will follow at The Townsite Cemetery, Montgomery Street, Corner Brook. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The All Saints Church Memorial Fund or The Western Memorial Regional Hospital foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

THORNHILL, Samuel William
Parsons Pond
September 3rd, 1923 - April 21st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel William Thornhill announce his passing on Monday, April 21st, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 79th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Almeda (nee Verge); his daughter Berneice (Edward) Lawrence of Pasadena; four sons: Jim (Nina), Lamont (Blanche), Marcel (Judy) and Bradley (Angela) all of Parsons Pond; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; three sisters: Viola (Chris) Perry of Swan Hills, Alberta, Laura (Wilfred) Caines, Catherine Keough both of Parsons Pond; two brothers: Charles (Rita) and Felix Goosney both of Parsons Pond, step father Sidney Goosney of Parsons Pond. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Minnie Blanchard. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond today, Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, April 24, 2003, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, April 25, 2003, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, April 26, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CAMPBELL, Mary Margaret
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Campbell's Creek)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Margaret Campbell announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, April 24, 2003 at the age of 96 years. She will be sadly missed by her three brothers: Arthur Campbell of Piccadilly, Hugh Campbell and special friend, Ellie Gilliam of Port au Port West, Neil (Eileen) Campbell of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Dan and Millie Campbell and her two brothers, Dan and John Francis and three sisters, Annie, Sarah and Emma. Visitation took place on Friday at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Port au Port West. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, April 26th at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

BIRTHS

LEPRIEUR
Jim and Sherri Leprieur and big sister, Janelle, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gina Claire Leprieur on April 10, 2003 weighing 9 lb. and 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Russ & Jackie Davis and Margaret Young.

DONAHUE
Robert and Elaine Donahue are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Kaitlyn Robyn of March 15, 2003 weighing 7 lb. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Ula and David Walsh and Jenny and Andrew Donahue.

WEDDING

HEAD & WHALEN
Paul, son of Wallace and Gwendolyn Head and Kimberley, daughter of Mayor Dianne Whalen and the late Joseph Whalen, are pleased to announce their marriage on February 26, 2003 at the Starfish Trelawny, Jamaica. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Hynes before a small group of friends. We wish to thank all who attended our wedding reception which was held on March 21, 2003 at the Corner Brook Civic Center.


Monday, April 28, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HULAN, Jacob Oswald
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jacob Oswald Hulan announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, April 27, 2003 at the age of 90 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Eric and Neal; his step-children: Paul, Sam, Harry, Michael, Jack, Robert, Lauretta, Rona and Margaret; his grandchildren and great grandchildren; his brothers: Arnold (Drucella) of Corner Brook, Edgar (Mary) of Stephenville, Ronald of Jeffreys; sisters: Elizabeth Hulan of Jeffreys, Edith Hulan and Freda Hulan of McKays, Adelia (Clifford) Penney of Jeffreys and Alice Hulan of Corner Brook and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Annie in 1952, his second wife, Ethel in 2002 and his brother, Godfrey in 1994. Friends may visit at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville, with Rev. Coombs officiating. Interment will take place at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hanson Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers greatly appreciated.

PAYNE, Phillip Samuel
Cox's Cove, NL

Passed away Sunday, April 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Phillip Samuel Payne at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn 3 sons: Wilfred (Doreen), Angus (Cavell), Derrick (Deborah); daughter: Susan Buffett (George); son-in-law Luke Cox; brothers: Leonard Payne of Glenburnie, Bonne Bay; 2 sisters: Annie Park (Raymond), Cox's Cove, Eliza Matthews (Donald), Black Duck Siding; 18 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mary, May 31, 1979, daughter Doris Cox, November 2001; sisters Beatrice, Phoebe, Dorothy, Susie and Evangeline, brother Murdoch; parents Jared and Dinah Payne of Chimney Cove, NL. The family will be receiving friends at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove beginning Monday at 2:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service Wednesday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Joan Coles officiating. The interment will be held at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

RODWAY, Maxine Elizabeth
Pasadena, NL (Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxine Elizabeth Rodway announce her sudden passing on Saturday, April 26th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69. Left to mourn her husband of 52 years, Wallace Rodway; children: Linda Milley (Allan), Judy Bishop (John), Bob Rodway (Glenda), Lisa Samms (Robert); 7 grandchildren: Michael (Michelle), Christopher (Diane), Sandra, Brenda, Bryan, Courtney and Bradley; brother Allan Wheeler (Marlene); and numerous other relatives and a large circle of friends. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Shriners - Mazol Temple Cripple & Burnt Children Fund, P.O. Box 2385, St. John's, NL, A1C 6E7 or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, April 29, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PARK, Nora Adelaine
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nora Adelaine Park announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 27th, 2003 in her 85th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four sons: Philip (Ada), Elwin (Elsie), John (Mae), Cox's Cove, Austin (Linda), Kitchener, ON; four daughters: Sadie (Garfield), McIvers, Theresa, Emma, Alma (Bob), Cox's Cove and special grandson Bradley (Charlotte), Cox's Cove; sister-in-law Emily Park, Cox's Cove; 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Murdock (1988) and daughter Goldie (1986). The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. from St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove Reverend Joan Coles officiating, followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the Anglican Church in McIvers on Tuesday and the Anglican Church in Cox's Cove Wednesday evening. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Thomas Cyril
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Thomas Penney announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Center on April 28, 2003 at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Alfreda (nee Sheppard); sons: Derek (Eileen), George (Geraldine); daughters: Sharon (Thomas) all of Summerside and Janet (Thomas) of Fort St. John; grandchildren: Shara, Jonathon, Corrie, Rhonda, Ronald and Kathy; seven great grandchildren; sisters: Catherine of Avondale, Theresa of Ontario, Agnes of Harbour Main; and a number of sisters and brothers-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents James and Marie Penney; brothers: John, Samuel and James and a sister Mary. Visitation will take place at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Abbott officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, 634-2500.


Wednesday, April 30, 2003, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GEORGE, Winnie Jane (nee Hurley)
Malcolm Piercey Manor, Deer Lake
(Long time resident of Howley)
July 9th, 1929 - April 28th, 2003

It is with great sadness the family of the late Winnie George announce her passing on April 28th, 2003 at St. Claire's Hospital, St. John's at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her two sons: Ross (Frances) of Keswick, Ontario, Gilbert (Joan) of Howley; one daughter Brenda (Keith) Noel of Howley; eight grandchildren: Gwenlyn, Adam, Adrian, Brian, Gilbert, Erica, Krista and Ashley; four great grandchildren: Lyndsey, Calvin, Jordan, Natalya. Also left to mourn are her sisters: Maude and Ada, brothers: Wilson, Heber, Bram, Sidney and Pleman, also numerous other relatives and many friends from all walks of life. She was predeceased by her husband Elwood in 1993, son Scott in 1974 and daughter Selina in 1954, parents Archibald & Patience Hurley, sisters: Louise and Pearl, brothers: Hurbert, John and Claud. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Howley today, Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Major Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in the Salvation Army section, Howley. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart Foundation or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LODER, Hilliard
Summerside, NL

Passed away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 29, 2003, Hilliard Loder at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn, his daughters Judy (Edd) White and Kay (Gerald) Christopher, grandchildren: Gerry (Tracy) Christopher, Paul (Joan) White, Lisa (Eric) Thomas, Blair (Lisa) Christopher, Glenda (Rex) Jennings, Judy (Clayton) Pecknold and nine great-grandchildren; brother Leslie Loder, beloved sister Betty Parsons and a number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Walter and Theresa, sister Annie, brothers Arthur, Joseph, John, Walter and Ralph. The family will be receiving friends at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside, beginning Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, May 2nd at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Abbott officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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