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The Western Star Newspaper
April 2006

 

Saturday, April 1, 2006

DEATHS

CUTLER, Sarah Jane (nee Pieroway)
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, ON on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006, one month before her 84th birthday. Loving mother of Hazel (Paul) McLard, Alvin (Annette) Butler, Brenda (LeRoy) Davis, Jessie (Billy) Barry, Katie (Pat) Green, Karen Cutler, Diane (Gerard) Drake, Debbie (Brendon) Brockerville, Corinne (Larry) Duval, and beloved grandmother to 26 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Sarah will be missed and fondly remembered by her sister Beulah (Max) Butt in St. George's, NL and Margaret McLean in Montreal and by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Lloyd (1976); sons: Rae (1998) and Wayne (2000) as well as three brothers and four sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from where the Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Charles O'Regan. Interment will follow at the St. George's Non-Denominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

PORTER, Marion
Passed peacefully away in Calgary, Alberta on March 31, 2006 at the age of 88 years. Marion was born and grew up in Barr'd Islands, Fogo Island, raised her family in Botwood, spent the last 13 years in St. John's with her daughters and the past seven months in Calgary with her daughter Glenda. Predeceased by parents Charlie and Lucy (Cull) Hancock, husband Bill in 1977 and step-son Neil in 2001, brothers Joe, Ambrose, Arthur and James and sisters Jessie and Julia. Leaving to mourn: daughters Juanita Reid, St. John's, Jean Porter, Mississauga, Glenda (Keith Wellon), Calgary; sons: William, Halifax, Dennis (Bridget), Corner Brook, and Robert (Dianne), Oshawa; special grandson Dennis; grandchildren Terry and Tony, Scott, Carla and Krista, Laura and Mark, Emma and Sarah; step-grandchildren Linda and Billy; great-grandchildren Mackenzie and Meagan, Liam, Aidan and Colin, Nicholas and Mary; step-great-grandchildren Mariah, Monica and Brennan; brother Joe (Ivy) Hancock, Barr'd Islands and sister Emily Penney, Seldom; special niece, Eileen (Art Marsh) and many other extended family members. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. and then at Hoskin's Funeral Home in Botwood at a time to be announced. Funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Botwood, also at a time to be announced, with interment to follow at the Botwood Protestant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook please visit www.carnells.com

HERRITT, Stanley George
Benoits Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley George Herritt announce his passing on Thursday, March 30th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82. He will be sadly missed by his eight children: Mary Cooper, Clara Cochrane (Bob), Phillip Herritt (Violet), Elizabeth Porter, Joan Herritt, Walter Herritt (Debbie), Margaret Marche (Danny), Dianna Clarke (Lloyd); 19 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; sisters Pearl Nurse (Rudell), Grand Bank, Bertha Strickland, St. John's, brother Jake Herritt, Scotland as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Geraldine, January 31, 2006, parents Phillip & Clara Herritt, son Bernard (Bob) White, son-in-law Charles Cooper, sisters Elizabeth Stoodley & Gertrude Walters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. from St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the RC Cemetery, Benoits Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

PIERCEY, Roland William
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roland Piercey announce his passing on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 56th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 36 years Pauline (Park), 5 children: Darren (Anita), Dwayne (Loretta) both of Cox's Cove; Paul (Charmaine), Orangeville, ON; Roland Jr. (Rochelle), Brampton, ON and Quinton (Tara), Kitchener, ON. 6 grandchildren: Dylan, Brandon, Brittany, Olivia, Joshua and Christopher. 5 sisters: Cassie (Allan) Reid, Vancouver; Edna (Ray) Piercey, New Harbour, TB; Kay (Leo) Murrin, Cox's Cove; Sheila and Helen (Jet) both of New Harbour, TB. 4 brothers: Sam (Yvonne), New Harbour, TB; Ferlin (Janet), Heart's Delight; Jeff, Bonavista and Harold, Cox's Cove, sisters-in-law: Rhoda (Bill) Best, Cox's Cove and Gwen (Jimmy) Murphy, Irishtown, brother-in-law Max (Alvina) Park, Cox's Cove; grandmother Emily Park, Cox's Cove, special close friends Norm and Lillian White, Cox's Cove; special little girls Jaylyn and Brianna Gillingham and of course special dog "Sport", as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Evelyn and brother Stewart. Friends may visit Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Friday from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1st at 2:00 PM with Pastor Crane officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made.

HATCHER, Lionel George
Norris Point
June 27th, 1938 - March 30th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lionel George Hatcher announce his passing on Thursday, March 30th, 2006 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 67th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, three sons: Oscar (Sheila), Dwayne (Shelley) both of Norris Point, Gerald (Eleanor) of Hawkes Bay, four daughters: Connie of Norris Point, Sherry (Dwight Biggin) of St. John's, Carol (Kerry Janes) and Candis (Neil Pittman) both of Brampton, ten grandchildren: Donny, Vanessa, Jonathan, Jeremy, Stephen, Samantha, Michael, Brian, Sarah and Grant, also his father-in-law Leslie Reid of Norris Point, seven brothers and four sisters: Madeline Laing, Elaine (Willis Major), Joseph, Clayton (Cynthia) all of Norris Point, Evelyn Moore Gough (Hal), Edmund (Freda), William (Beverly), George (Ruth) all of Ontario, Terrance (Mila) of St. Paul's, Gerald (Joan) of Hawkes Bay and Ivy (Terry Walsh) of Rocky Harbour, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Georgina Hatcher, brother Wayne (Vera), niece Jennifer Terri, his mother-in-law Annie Reid, brothers-in-law: Ernest, Alex Reid, Roland Goosney, Russell Laing and George Moore Gough and sisters-in-law Maxine Hatcher and Mary Gillard and Vera Hatcher. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point today Saturday where also funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson 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"

BIRTH

ROBERTS
George and Linda are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child: Tyler James on January 28, 2006 at Janeway Children's Hospital, St. John's, weighing 8 lb 5 oz. Proud grandparents are George & Jean Roberts, Corner Brook, and Mary & Gerard Philpott, Mt. Pearl, and special aunt, Lisa Roberts, Halifax. Great-grandparents are Bill & Suzie French, Corner Brook, and Mrs. Sarah Philpott, Plate Cove East, NL.  

HAYES
Born to Nick and Tracey (Spontaneo) Hayes of Red Deer, Alberta, on November 12, 2005, Sara Renee Hayes. The proud grandparents of their first granddaughter, Derm & Barbara Hayes of Curling, and Mike and Shirley Spontaneo of Corner Brook.


Monday, April 3, 2006

DEATHS

BROADBENT, Agnes Mary
Corner Brook, NL
Agnes Broadbent
passed peacefully away on Friday, March 31st, 2006 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook, she was in her 86th year. Ever remembered, ever loved by her children: Terry, Jane, Paul, Jill and their families, brother Stan Cooper, sisters: Peggy Duffy and Theresa Palmer. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jack, two sisters and five brothers. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from the hours of 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 3rd, at 1:30 p.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Food Bank Network, 634-2655 or to The Humber Literacy Council, 634-4888. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCCOY, Mary Gladys
Stephenville

The family of Mary Gladys McCoy announce her passing on Friday, March 31, 2006 at the age of 79 glorious years. She will be deeply missed by her six children: Rick, Ginger, Karen, Jonathan, Shelly and Pidge and by her husband Pat McCoy. Also by their partners, spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her siblings, Sr. Theresa Boland (Sister of Mercy), Jack, Jerry and Tom. She is predeceased by her parents Maurice and Rita Boland, her sister Margie and three brothers: Bernie, Ray and Pat. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday, from 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. In honour of our mother and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army to feed the hungry would be greatly appreciated. The family extends enormous gratitude to Sylvia Lee and Anne White for their loving support and friendship.

CASHIN, Harold Anthony
13 Crane Place, Stephenville, NL
(Formerly of Harbour Grace)
CASHIN, Harold Anthony
- Passed peacefully away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, March 31, 2006, Harold Anthony Cashin, age 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 54 years Vera B. (nee Rideout); two daughters: Joanne (Patrick) Merrigan, Stephenville and Jocelyn (Edward) Thomey, Edmonton, AB; five sons: Wayne (Lois), Mount Pearl, Tony (Lilian), Calgary, AB, Terry (Janet), Edmonton, AB, Sean (Yvonne) and Chris (Tara), both of Harbour Grace; fifteen precious grandchildren: Dana, Laura, Melissa, Krista, Stephanie, Jennifer (Lorne), Allison, Jason, Blair (Jolene), Andrea, Lindsay, Jaclyn, Jordan, Ryan and Cheryl; one sister: Maude Glavine, Windsor, NS; brother-in-law: Richard Rideout, Deer Lake; sister-in-law: Doris White, Deer Lake. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: John and Mary Cashin; brothers: Fergus, Douglas and Raymond; sisters: Mary Gauss and Nell Walsh. Resting at NOEL'S  FUNERAL HOME, HARVEY STREET, HARBOUR GRACE and from where the funeral will take place on Tuesday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Riverhead, Harbour Grace. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Project Restoration Fund C/O Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, PO Box 299, Harbour Grace, NL A0A 2M0. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

PORTER (HANCOCK) Marion
Passed peacefully away in Calgary, Alberta on March 31, 2006 at the age of 88 years. Marion was born and grew up in Barr'd Islands, Fogo Island, raised her family in Botwood, spent the last 13 years in St. John's with her daughters and the past seven months in Calgary with her daughter Glenda. Predeceased by parents Charlie and Lucy (Cull) Hancock, husband Bill in 1977 and step-son Neil in 2001, brothers Joe, Ambrose, Arthur and James and sisters Jessie and Julia. Leaving to mourn: daughters Juanita Reid, St. John's, Jean Porter, Mississauga, Glenda (Keith Wellon), Calgary; sons: William, Halifax, Dennis (Bridget), Corner Brook, and Robert (Dianne), Oshawa; special grandson Dennis; grandchildren Terry and Tony, Scott, Carla and Krista, Laura and Mark, Emma and Sarah; step grandchildren Linda and Billy; great-grandchildren Mackenzie and Meagan, Liam, Aidan and Colin, Nicholas and Mary; step-great-grandchildren Mariah, Monica and Brennan; brother Joe (Ivy) Hancock, Barr'd Islands and sister Emily Penney, Seldom; special niece, Eileen (Art Marsh) and many other extended family members. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd., on Monday from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and then on Tuesday, at Hoskin's Funeral Home in Botwood from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Botwood, on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Botwood Protestant Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in Marion's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook please visit www.carnells.com


Tuesday, April 4, 2006

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Wednesday, April 5, 2006

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Thursday, April 6, 2006

DEATH

GILLIS, Anne Mary
Corner Brook, NL
1920-2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anne Gillis (nee Quilty) announce her passing on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her daughter: Margie Gillis (Richard), Corner Brook; six sons: Ted, Corner Brook, Calvin (Isabel), Corner Brook, David (Mary), Pickering, ON, James, Corner Brook, Jerry (Bessie), Ajax, ON and Ron (Margie), Loch Leven; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; surviving brothers: Michael (Angela) Quilty, Corner Brook, Joseph (Nora) Quilty, Stephenville Crossing, Thomas (Anna) Quilty, Corner Brook and Cyril (Nora) Stephenville, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband: Anthony Joseph, 2001, daughter-in-law: Margaret Gillis, 1991; brothers: Arthur, Alec and William; sisters: Mary and Veronica; and parents: Michael and Margaret Quilty. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 8th at 10:30 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Atlantic Chapter, 5251 Duke Street, Suite 417, Halifax, NS, B3J 1P3. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 7, 2006

ANSTEY, Pearl
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Anstey announce her sudden passing on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Joan (Tom) Chaulk, Sylvia (Dave) Brown and Max (Michelle). Grandchildren: Donna (Keith) Warren, Dianne (Brian) Vincent, Joanne (Kevin) McCarthy and Troy Anstey. Great-grandchildren: Adam & Chad Warren, Grant & Myles Vincent, David & Daniel McCarthy. Sister Shirley (Ralph) Read. Brothers-in-law: Claude (Lucy) Anstey and Clarence Rose. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Max, December 1996, 3 sisters and 1 brother. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and on Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 PM from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with Majors Gary & Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GILLIS, Anne Mary
Corner Brook, NL
1920-2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anne Gillis (nee Quilty) announce her passing on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her daughter: Margie Gillis (Richard), Corner Brook; six sons: Ted, Corner Brook, Calvin (Isabel), Corner Brook, David (Mary), Pickering, ON, James, Corner Brook, Jerry (Bessie), Ajax, ON and Ron (Margie), Loch Leven; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; surviving brothers: Michael (Angela) Quilty, Corner Brook, Joseph (Nora) Quilty, Stephenville Crossing, Thomas (Anna) Quilty, Corner Brook and Cyril (Nora) Stephenville, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband: Anthony Joseph, 2001, daughter-in-law: Margaret Gillis, 1991; brothers: Arthur, Alec and William; sisters: Mary and Veronica; and parents: Michael and Margaret Quilty. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 8th at 10:30 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Atlantic Chapter, 5251 Duke Street, Suite 417, Halifax, NS, B3J 1P3. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

EZEKIEL, Rhynie
The death of Rhynie Ezekiel of Saint John, NB occurred on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Saint John. Born in Lally Cove, NL, a daughter of the late William James and Anna Mary (Drake) May. Survived by four sons: Gordon (Barbara) Hutchings of Toronto, ON, George (Barbara) Hutchings and David (Kitty) Hutchings, both of Corner Brook, NL, and Robert Ezekiel of Saint John; four daughters: Marion (Fred) Frigault, Joan Archer and Christina (David) Tivendale, all three of Saint John and Laura Defazio of Hampton, NB; one sister, Betty Herridge of Port-aux-Basques, NL; twenty-one grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and several nieces. Predeceased by her first husband, George Hutchings; second husband, Patrick Ezekiel; son, Allan Hutchings; brothers, Newman and Allan May; and sisters, Marion and Hazel May. Arrangements are under the care of Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506) 634-7424 with visiting on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held from Brenan's Chapel on Monday, April 10, 2006 at 11 am. Interment will be held in Corner Brook, NL on a later date. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick or a charity of the donor's choice. www.brcnansfh.com

BISHOP, Lavinia Mary (Noble)
Corner Brook, NL

The family of Lavinia Bishop announce her peaceful passing at the Interfaith Home on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at the age of 94. Predeceased in 1988 by Harvey, her loving husband of 57 years, children Calvin, Raymond and Norma Warren. She will be deeply missed by her children Harvey and wife Shirley, Vera and husband Robert Sexton, Doris and husband Maxwell Howell, 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, special niece Sandra Winsor, the devoted staff of the Interfaith Home, where she resided for 10 years, and a large circle of family and friends. Family will receive friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, April 7th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street on Saturday, April 8th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GILES, Leonard Wilfred
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard Wilfred Giles, age 84, announces his passing at his home in Smith's Harbour on Wednesday, April 5, 2006. Predeceased by his parents - Dorman & Rebecca Giles; son-in-law - Woodrow Noble; brothers - Simeon Giles; sisters - Hilda Snow, Zellia Squires-Whalen & Harriett Rideout. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife - Nina, Smith's Harbour, NL; children - Eleanor Noble, Smith's Harbour, NL, Judy Pretty (Andrew), South Dildo, NL, Kevin (Sharon), Bay Roberts, NL, Dean (Chloe), Baie Verte, NL, Collin (Cindy), Stephenville, NL, Dawn Giles (Sandy Day), Old Shop, NL; grandchildren - Daren Noble (Linda) & Paula Robinson (Laurie); Jason Pretty (Sharmaine) & Jamie Pretty; Adam & Nicholas Giles; Evan Giles; Erin Giles; Alexander Day; great-grandchildren - Patti & Brett Robinson; Amber & Alexis Pretty; sisters-in-law - Christina Giles, St. John's, NL, Margaret Foster, Smith's Harbour, NL, Belle Sharpe, Harry's Harbour, NL, Myrtle Hillier, Campbellton, NL; Brother-in-law - Freeman Simms, Gander; many nieces and nephews and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitations will take place from Bayview United Church, Smith's Harbour, NL on Thursday & Friday. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 2 pm with Rev. George Stockley officiating. Interment to follow at Bayview United Cemetery, Smith's Harbour. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Bayview United Cemetery Fund, Smith's Harbour. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte, telephone - 709-532-9555.
Sunset and evening star, and one clear call for me!
... to see my pilot face to face as I put out to sea.
Tennyson


Saturday, April 8, 2006

DEATHS

HYNES, Hilda Mary (nee Evoy)
Hillview Road, Benoit's Cove
March 10th, 1924 - April 7th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Hynes announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital on Friday, April 7th, 2006 at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her 7 sons: Don (Edna), Matthew (Donna), Port Hawkesbury, NS, Howard, Glenn (Kim), Benoit's Cove, Greg (Debbie), Colin (Felita), Roland, Edmonton, AB; 5 daughters: Doreen (Fred Rumbolt), Elaine Pennell, Marion (Walt Gallant), Nancy (Darrin O'Quinn), Benoit's Cove, Catherine (Herbie Jewers), Mulgrave, NS; 19 grandchildren: Pamela, Sheldon, Kelly, Sandy, Dion, Tony, Tiffany, Tanya, Krista, Kathy, Sara, Scott, Kyle, Allison, Emily, Grayson, Zachary, Nigel and Gordon; 9 great-grandchildren: Aiden, Renee, Mackenzie, Marlow, Hannah, Abigail, Summer, Campbell and Matthew; 3 sisters: Margaret (Charles Tucker), Clarenville, Marion Evoy, Josephine Evoy, St. John's; sisters-in-law: Rose (Clayton Short), Mary Companion (Ed King); brothers-in-law: Ray (Marion) Hynes, Joe (Margaret) Hynes, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Peter (1981); son Leo (1999); infant son Robert (1964); grandsons: Elliot (2004), Ryan (1996), Gregory (1977); son-in-law Sandy Pennell (2003); parents Catherine (1959) and Matthew (1970); brother Michael; brothers-in-law: Albert and William; sisters-in-law: Dorothy and Mary; mother and father-in-law Sarah and Leo Hynes. Cremation has taken place at Hilda's request. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Service of Remembrance will take place from Our Lady Star of The Sea, Benoit's Cove on Monday, April 10th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Father Jim Robertson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website: www.fillatre.ca

GARDNER, Edward T.
24 Maple Avenue, Cormack, NL
May 21, 1928 - April 6, 2006

Passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 77th year on Thursday, April 6th, 2006 Edward T. Gardner. He leaves to mourn his wife Amelia Jane (nee Sceviour); his four children: Louise (Valance Hiscock), Cormack, Edna (Howard Bickford), Golden Lake, ON, Mrs. Amy Smith, McIvers and Irene (Barry Young), Kanata, ON; his sister Elizabeth Gardner, Corner Brook and brothers: Norah John of Springdale, Reginald of Sunnyside and Ben (Loretta), St. John's, NL; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his father Thomas Edward Gardner and mother Louise Frampton, brother Chesley Gardner and sons-in-law: Brian D. Smith and David William Coulson. Visitation will take place from St. George's Anglican Church in Cormack today, Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Sunday, April 9th, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BISHOP, Lavinia Mary (Noble)
Corner Brook, NL

The family of Lavinia Bishop announce her peaceful passing at the Interfaith Home on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at the age of 94. Predeceased in 1988 by Harvey, her loving husband of 57 years, children Calvin, Raymond and Norma Warren. She will be deeply missed by her children Harvey and wife Shirley, Vera and husband Robert Sexton, Doris and husband Maxwell Howell, 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, special niece Sandra Winsor, the devoted staff of the Interfaith Home, where she resided for 10 years, and a large circle of family and friends. Family will receive friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, April 7th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street on Saturday, April 8th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PAYNE, Melvina (nee Park)
July 8, 1950 - April 6, 2006

Melvina passed at the Toronto General Hospital, after a double lung transplant, with her family by her side. She left to mourn: her husband Lyle, Brampton ON, her daughter Kelly (Rodney) of Irishtown; her son Marcel (Danielle) of Brampton, ON; her four grandchildren: Kristen, Jason, Kelsey, and Ryan; her mother and father, Cecil and Millicent Park of Cox's Cove; her three brothers: Boyd (Yvonne) of Corner Brook, Alvin (Linda) of Labrador City, Shawn (Lori) of Cambridge, ON; her sister Iona of Scarborough, ON and four nephews: Aaron, Terry, Shaun and Tyson, and nine nieces: Jolynn, Alison, Janielle, Staci, Jennifer, Janis, Melissa, Megan, and Shelby, and one great niece Lea, and countless other friends and relatives. Flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Lung Association. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2006 at The Epiphany Church of McIvers.

ANSTEY, Pearl
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Anstey announce her sudden passing on Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Joan (Tom) Chaulk, Sylvia (Dave) Brown and Max (Michelle). Grandchildren: Donna (Keith) Warren, Dianne (Brian) Vincent, Joanne (Kevin) McCarthy and Troy Anstey. Great-grandchildren: Adam & Chad Warren, Grant & Myles Vincent, David & Daniel McCarthy. Sister Shirley (Ralph) Read. Brothers-in-law: Claude (Lucy) Anstey and Clarence Rose. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Max, December 1996, 3 sisters and 1 brother. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and on Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 PM from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with Majors Gary & Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WOOLRIDGE, Maxwell Isaac
94 Nicholsville Road, Deer Lake
September 9th, 1922 - April 6th, 2006

Passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 83rd year on Thursday, April 6th, 2006 Maxwell Isaac Woolridge. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his two sisters: Sadie Normore and Vi Lucas; his brothers: Raymond (Ramona), Calvin, Vern (Bertha), Keith (Beverly); half sister Marilyn (Bob MacGillavary); his brother-in-law Richard Rideout. He will also be sadly missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Alex and Elizabeth Woolridge; his sisters: Myrtle Yates, Shirley Rideout; his brothers: Don, Albert and Wallace. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Services will take place from St. Paul's United Church on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family, donations may be made to St. Paul's Accessible Church Fund or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ENGAGEMENT

SHEARS & HUGHES
Arthur and Irene Shears are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tina to Justin son of Adlore and Agnes Hughes on November 25, 2005. The engagement took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They are currently stationed with the Canadian Armed Forces in Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Wedding plans are to be announced at a later time. Congratulations from family & friends in Corner Brook & St. John's.


Monday, April 10, 2006

DEATHS

HYNES, Hilda Mary (nee Evoy)
Hillview Road, Benoit's Cove
March 10th, 1924 - April 7th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Hynes announce her passing at Western Memorial Hospital on Friday, April 7th, 2006 at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her 7 sons: Don (Edna), Matthew (Donna), Port Hawkesbury, NS, Howard, Glenn (Kim), Benoit's Cove, Greg (Debbie), Colin (Felita), Roland, Edmonton, AB; 5 daughters: Doreen (Fred Rumbolt), Elaine Pennell, Marion (Walt Gallant), Nancy (Darrin O'Quinn), Benoit's Cove, Catherine (Herbie Jewers), Mulgrave, NS; 19 grandchildren: Pamela, Sheldon, Kelly, Sandy, Dion, Tony, Tiffany, Tanya, Krista, Kathy, Sara, Scott, Kyle, Allison, Emily, Grayson, Zachary, Nigel and Gordon; 9 great-grandchildren: Aiden, Renee, Mackenzie, Marlow, Hannah, Abigail, Summer, Campbell and Matthew; 3 sisters: Margaret (Charles Tucker), Clarenville, Marion Evoy, Josephine Evoy, St. John's; sisters-in-law: Rose (Clayton Short), Mary Companion (Ed King); brothers-in-law: Ray (Marion) Hynes, Joe (Margaret) Hynes, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Peter (1981); son Leo (1999); infant son Robert (1964); grandsons: Elliot (2004), Ryan (1996), Gregory (1977); son-in-law Sandy Pennell (2003); parents Catherine (1959) and Matthew (1970); brother Michael; brothers-in-law: Albert and William; sisters-in-law: Dorothy and Mary; mother and father-in-law Sarah and Leo Hynes. Cremation has taken place at Hilda's request. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Service of Remembrance will take place from Our Lady Star of The Sea, Benoit's Cove on Monday, April 10th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Father Jim Robertson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website: www.fillatre.ca

BARTER, Helen
Mainland

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex in St. John's on April 6, 2006, Helen Barter, 62 years, of Mainland, NL. She was predeceased by her parents, Raymond and Constance Barter and leaving to mourn her passing are six sons: Gabriel (Joan), Philip, James (June), Gerald (Ann Marie), Terrance (Anna), Dean; and three daughters: Delia, Meola, Sandra (Russel); eight grandchildren: Jeremy, Christopher, Shane, Ian, Jimmy, Adam, Ryan, Nikita; eight brothers: Norman Barter, Daniel Barter, Austin Barter, Alphonsus Barter, Joseph Barter, Gerald Barter, Bertram Woods, Derrick Woods; seven sisters: Vita Chaisson, Millie Tourout, Ivy Woods, Bernadette Simon, Geretta Gale, Victoria Woods, Gail Chaisson and a large circle of relatives and friends. Also with loving memories her special friend, Columbus Lainey. Friends may call at St. Anne's Chapel, Mainland on Monday. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday April 11th at 10:30 am from St. Anne's Chapel, Mainland with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mainland. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

FITZPATRICK, Louis
West Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Louis Fitzpatrick announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, April 7, 2006 at the age of 50 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Leona and two sons: Craig (Debbie), Michael (Susan), grandson, Ian and granddaughter, Bobbi-Jean, brothers: Robert and Tony, both of Stephenville, Ronnie and Norman both of Nova Scotia, John of Prince Edward Island, Raymond of Kitchener, Ontario, Joe of the United States, Richard of London, and sisters: Madonna and Theresa, both of St. John's, Geraldine of Labrador, Tina of Kitchener, Ontario, Jeannie of Germany, mother-in-law Theresa Snook, sisters-in-law Mary, Dolores, Ann, Lorraine, Marilyn, Jaqueline, Janice, Donna, Roslyn, Sharon and brother-in-law Leonard Jr., and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Anthony Fitzpatrick Sr. in 1981, mother Florence Fitzpatrick in 2004, brother David Fitzpatrick in 2004, father-in-law Leonard Snook in 2002, brother-in-law Gerard Snook in 1975 and special aunt Mary Barter in 1997. Funeral service will take place this morning, Monday April 10th 2006 at 10:30 am 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.

PAYNE, Melvina (nee Park)
July 8, 1950 - April 6, 2006

Melvina passed at the Toronto General Hospital, after a double lung transplant, with her family by her side. She left to mourn: her husband Lyle, Brampton ON, her daughter Kelly (Rodney) of Irishtown; her son Marcel (Danielle) of Brampton, ON; her four grandchildren: Kristen, Jason, Kelsey, and Ryan; her mother and father, Cecil and Millicent Park of Cox's Cove; her three brothers: Boyd (Yvonne) of Corner Brook, Alvin (Linda) of Labrador City, Shawn (Lori) of Cambridge, ON; her sister Iona of Scarborough, ON and four nephews: Aaron, Terry, Shaun and Tyson, and nine nieces: Jolynn, Alison, Janielle, Staci, Jennifer, Janis, Melissa, Megan, and Shelby, and one great niece Lea, and countless other friends and relatives. Flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Lung Association. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2006 at The Epiphany Church of McIvers.


Tuesday, April 11, 2006

DEATHS

HATCHER, Vernon Melvin
Ramea, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vernon Hatcher announce his passing on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at St. Clair's Mercy Hospital, St. John's at the age of 65 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Sarah (nee Fudge), Ramea; two children; son: Marc (Veronica) Hatcher, Pasadena; daughter: Verna Hatcher, Ramea; one very precious grandson: Danny, Pasadena; brothers and sisters-in-law: Norman (Betty) Fudge, Ramea, Ken (Rose) Fudge, Catalone, Cape Breton, Edwin (Ruby) Fudge, Ramea, Hazel Fudge, Ramea and Shirley Fudge, St. Catherine's, ON; as well as nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Clement and Melita Hatcher, father and mother-in-law: Samuel and Ella Fudge, brothers-in-law: Eric and Samuel Fudge Jr. Friends may visit St. Boniface Anglican Church beginning Tuesday evening from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WHELAN, Rita Florence "Ging"
Corner Brook, NL
September 12, 1919 - April 10, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Whelan announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sister Loretta Sullivan of Halifax; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents: Dr. William Michael and Martina Alice (nee Curley) Whelan; brothers: Loyola, Francis, James, William and Basil; sisters: Florence Joy, Mary Power and Anita Barry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place from Most Holy Redeemer on Wednesday, April 12th at 10:30 a.m. Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, April 12, 2006

DEATHS

EARLE, Marjorie Elizabeth
Corner Brook, NL
1925 - 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Earle announce her passing on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her nine children: Winsor (Rowena), Corner Brook, Gloria (Wilson) Gill, Whitby, ON, Clarence (Marilyn), Little Rapids, Shirley (Walter) Easton, Corner Brook, Martin (Judy), Corner Brook, Harvey, Bonne Bay Pond, Ramona (Wayne) Vincent, Janet (Dave) Dawe and Linda (Jerry) Trask, all of Corner Brook; 14 grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Gilbert, Lewisporte, Mervin (Betty) Pond, Glovertown, Kay Wheaton, Corner Brook, Ray (Shirley) Pond, Toronto, ON, Bert (Jean) Pond, Musgrave Harbour, Hazel Seaward, St. John's, Loretta (Ray) Rowsell, Grand Falls-Windsor, Phyllis (Gord) Toope, Deer Lake and Lloyd (Betty) Pond, Calgary, AB; brother-in-law: Samuel Earle, Twillingate; sisters-in-law: Josephine (Sam) Randell, Ontario, Ramona Earle, St. George's and Meta Earle, Toronto, ON, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Martin on May 9th, 2002, son David, 1956 and brother Hayward. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday evening, 7-9:00 p.m., Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit of Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WHELAN, Rita Florence "Ging"
Corner Brook, NL
September 12, 1919 - April 10, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Whelan announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sister Loretta Sullivan of Halifax; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents: Dr. William Michael and Martina Alice (nee Curley) Whelan; brothers: Loyola, Francis, James, William and Basil; sisters: Florence Joy, Mary Power and Anita Barry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place from Most Holy Redeemer on Wednesday, April 12th at 10:30 a.m. Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, April 13, 2006

DEATHS

FLIGHT, Freeman
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freeman Flight announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at the age of 46 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his mother, Maude; sister, Tracy of British Columbia; brothers: Roland of Labrador City, Derek of Nova Scotia, Rodney, Alfie and Wayne all of Alberta; and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is lovingly remembered by special friends: Glenn, Rosemary, Susan, Elizabeth, Barbara, Gerald, Denise, June, Sheri, Janice, Fergus, Gerri, Andy, Ryan, Andrew, Rod, Allison, Conrad (Jr.), Conrad (Sr.), and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit and Dr. Lafferty. He was predeceased by his father, Zebedee and brother, Jason. Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 14, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. with Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Donations in his memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 7726 - 107 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4K3. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

SIMMS, Judy Maureen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Judy Simms (nee Darrigan) announce her passing on Wednesday, April 12th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 33 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband; Pastor Morgan Simms; son: Mitchell; parents: Jim and Virginia Darrigan, Gillams; grandmother: Lillian Mae Darrigan, Gillams; two sisters: Lisa Wheeler (Barry), Summerside and Ellen Sheppard (Chris), Barrie, ON; mother-in-law: Isabel Simms, Brampton, ON; father-in-law: Ned (Vivian) Simms, Miramichi, NB; brothers and sisters-in-law: Sherry Hedderson (Marshall), Brampton, ON, Bonnie Royals (Robert), Brampton, ON, Michelle Price (Ed), Dryden, ON, and Trevor Simms (Natasha), Kitchener, ON; as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m., and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 15th at 2 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive. Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GOLDENBERG, Ulrik Christian J. (Chris)
Born in Denmark, August 7, 1934 died peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital April 11, 2006 surrounded by his much loved family. He was predeceased by his parents Christian R. and Johanna (Pedersen) Gyldenbjerg. Raised in Bridgetown, Chris graduated from Halifax Trade School (TUNS) and began his civil engineering and municipal administration career in Murdochville, Quebec and later in Corner Brook, NL, Middleton, NS and Annapolis County. Chris was also a successful owner/operator of a trucking/transport business in Quebec and a truck body building business in Middleton, Nova Scotia. Actively involved in his community, Chris was a board member of VON, both provincially (NS & NL) and nationally; a member of the Kinsman, Rotary & Lions clubs at various locations; and served as President for the Order of Good Cheer. Chris was Commanding Officer of the Air Cadet Squadron in Corner Brook, NL and a Beaver Leader in Middleton. Raised at Westgate #7085EC, Corner Brook, NL, Very Worshipful Brother was past District Grand Chaplain of Annapolis-Digby District, Past Master of Evangeline Lodge #94 and a member of Rothsay Lodge #41. When required, he also turned his renowned talent for the "Gift of Gab" to auctioneering for various service and charity organizations. He was a volunteer member of the Annapolis County Planning Advisory Committee, and participated at many local and municipal levels of government. He filled his spare time with gardening and woodworking. Chris' greatest gift was his love for his family, especially his young grandchildren Dane and Kate (McVeigh). Chris is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 40 years, Lynn (Poole), his adoring daughter Johanna Goldenberg (David McVeigh) and son Kendrick. He is also survived by a sister Nan (Nichols) and brother David. There will be no visiting by request. A Masonic service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. from the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2006 from St. James Anglican Church, Bridgetown with Canon Margaret Hall officiating. A private family interment will follow in St. James Anglican Cemetery. The family wishes to express their gratitude for the kind, considerate care given by Dr. David MacKinnon and the nursing, lab, x-ray and all other staff of Soldiers Memorial Hospital. No flowers by request. Donations in memory may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society, VON, St. James Anglican Church, Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Fund, Soldiers Memorial Hospital or a charity of choice. Email condolences may be sent to KAULBACHFH@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Good-bye proud world! I'm going home;
Thou art not my friend, and I'm not thine.
Long through thy weary crowds I roam;
A river ark on the ocean brine,
Long I've been tossed like the driven foam;
But now, proud world! I'm going home.

EARLE, Marjorie Elizabeth
Corner Brook, NL
1925 - 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Earle announce her passing on Monday, April 10th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her nine children: Winsor (Rowena), Corner Brook, Gloria (Wilson) Gill, Whitby, ON, Clarence (Marilyn), Little Rapids, Shirley (Walter) Easton, Corner Brook, Martin (Judy), Corner Brook, Harvey, Bonne Bay Pond, Ramona (Wayne) Vincent, Janet (Dave) Dawe and Linda (Jerry) Trask, all of Corner Brook; 14 grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Gilbert, Lewisporte, Mervin (Betty) Pond, Glovertown, Kay Wheaton, Corner Brook, Ray (Shirley) Pond, Toronto, ON, Bert (Jean) Pond, Musgrave Harbour, Hazel Seaward, St. John's, Loretta (Ray) Rowsell, Grand Falls-Windsor, Phyllis (Gord) Toope, Deer Lake and Lloyd (Betty) Pond, Calgary, AB; brother-in-law: Samuel Earle, Twillingate; sisters-in-law: Josephine (Sam) Randell, Ontario, Ramona Earle, St. George's and Meta Earle, Toronto, ON, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Martin on May 9th, 2002, son David, 1956 and brother Hayward. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday evening, 7-9:00 p.m., Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit of Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 14, 2006

In observance of Good Friday, The Western Star will not publish Friday, April 14, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume Saturday, April 15.


Saturday, April 15, 2006

DEATHS

DICKS, Gerard Samuel (Jerrett)
Corner Brook
November 6, 1954 - April 12, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerard Dicks announce his sudden passing on Wednesday, April 12th, 2005 (probably should be 2006) at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 51st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Peggy (nee Gushue), two daughters: Kelly Ann (Dwayne Randell) and Janice, and his special Baby Karly Maria, four brothers: Brendan (Anne), Michael (Marcella), Thomas (Sheila) and Francis, eight sisters: Margaret Kelly, Veronica (Douglas) Livingstone, Roberta (Brian) Skanes, Joselyn (Glenn Candow), Mary Dillman, Colleen (Kevin) Burke, Marie (Allan Pitcher, and Maxine (John) Manuel, two sisters-in-law Marina Dicks and Shirley Dicks, four aunts: Marie Webber, Molly Fitzpatrick, Ruth Pender and Kathleen Dicks, his mother and father-in-law Mary and Donald Gushue, his extended family Carolyn (Terry) Payne, Sueann (Douglas Pelley), Katie (Michael) Colbourne, Donnie (Denise) Gushue, Kim (Malcom Moyles) and Brenda (David) Parsons. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Mary Cecilia, brothers: Bartholomew and John, sisters: Margaret and Carla and brother-in-law Patrick Kelly. Visitation will take place on Saturday, April 15th, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday April 16th, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook. Funeral mass of the Christian burial will take place on Monday, April 17th, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church with Father Robinson officiating. Cremation will follow. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

POWELL, James Parker
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Powell announce his passing on Thursday, April 13th, 2006 at his family residence in Corner Brook at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 58 years Eileen (Gough), children: Linda (Frank) Snook, Edmonton, AB; Jim (Noreen) Powell, Fredericton, NB; Diane (Bob Marshall) Powell, Corner Brook; David (Penney Matchim) Powell, St. John's; and Marilyn (Clarence) Earle, Little Rapids, eight grandchildren: Robert & Leslie Powell, John & Thomas O'Brien, Sean & Marie Powell, Steve & Ashley Earle, five great-granddaughters: Grace, Chelsea, Emma, Chloe and Sophie. Brother Carl Powell, St. John's. As well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Darius and Julia Powell, sister Jean, brothers Clayton and Ellis Powell. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Saturday from the hours of 7-9 PM and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 17th at 2:00 PM from the First United Church with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SIMMS, Judy Maureen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Judy Simms (nee Darrigan) announce her passing on Wednesday, April 12th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 33 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband; Pastor Morgan Simms; son: Mitchell; parents: Jim and Virginia Darrigan, Gillams; grandmother: Lillian Mae Darrigan, Gillams; two sisters: Lisa Wheeler (Barry), Summerside and Ellen Sheppard (Chris), Barrie, ON; mother-in-law: Isabel Simms, Brampton, ON; father-in-law: Ned (Vivian) Simms, Miramichi, NB; brothers and sisters-in-law: Sherry Hedderson (Marshall), Brampton, ON, Bonnie Royals (Robert), Brampton, ON, Michelle Price (Ed), Dryden, ON, and Trevor Simms (Natasha), Kitchener, ON; as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m., and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 15th at 2 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive. Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

PARK
Congratulations to Rick Park and Joanne Bennett on the safe arrival of their handsome baby boy Jaxon Anthony Park, born March 18, 2006 weighing 7 lb. 7 oz. Kailee, who is 3½ now has a new baby brother, she is so excited! Also happy grandparents are Charles and Mona Bennett and Roy and Elaine Park. Also happy great-grandparents are Sadie Jesso and Nonie Darrigan.

WEDDING

ROWSELL / HOLMES
SEPT. 10, 2005

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Desboro, ON was the scene of a beautiful wedding when Kimberly Rowsell and Mervin Holmes were united in marriage. Included in the bridal party were Mervin's children, Mervin (Jr.) and Heather. Reception was held at Thomas Holmes Memorial Armoury, Owen Sound. Congratulations Kim & Mervin, from Kimberly's parents Karen and Tom Rowe, Corner Brook and Mervin's parents, Merv and Adeline Holmes, Owen Sound, Ontario.


Monday, April 17, 2006

CORMIER, Harold
March 14, 1924 - April 16, 2006

Regrets I have a few, but then again too few to mention. I did it My Way.
I left this world on Easter Sunday, April 16th, 2006, surrounded by my loving family in my 83rd year. Left to cherish my memories is my best friend and caring wife of 55 years Patricia (Dunphy). Five children Keith (Doris) Corner Brook, Terry (Christine Jensen) Switzerland, Kathy (Gary Kearney) Corner Brook, Mary (Fosh Forsey) Boom Siding, Hal (Krista Dollemont) Corner Brook. Left to carry on the traditions are my precious grandchildren Richard, Adam, Jon, Jamie-Lee, Stephanie, Emmanuelle, Christoffer, Megan, Erika and one on the way. My brother Frank Cormier (Marjorie), sisters-in-law, Sandy (Hank Janes), Anita (Dan Krick), Terri Dunphy, Thelma Dunphy, brothers in-law Bud Dunphy (Mabel), George Dunphy (Ruby), Larry Dunphy (Pat). Many other relatives and friends especially the Poker Crowd. I am gone to see my parents Joe and Mary Cormier, siblings Basil, Margaret, Alma, Gladys and Henrietta. My mother and father in-law Pat and Annie Dunphy. Brothers in-law, Jack, Terry and Donald Dunphy. Sisters in-law Marcheta and Shirley Dunphy. Remember me in song as I loved to sing, remember me in dance as I loved to dance, remember me in laughter as my jokes were many. Remember to celebrate life and cherish each moment because we only have today. Visitation will be at Fillatre's Funeral Home St. Marks Ave. Corner Brook, Monday April 17th 7-9 pm, Tuesday April 18th 2-4 and 7-9 pm, Tuesday April 18th 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral mass Wednesday April 19th 10:30 am. From Cathedral of Most Holy Redeemer. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

POWELL, James Parker
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Powell announce his passing on Thursday, April 13th, 2006 at his family residence in Corner Brook at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 58 years Eileen (Gough), children: Linda (Frank) Snook, Edmonton, AB; Jim (Noreen) Powell, Fredericton, NB; Diane (Bob Marshall) Powell, Corner Brook; David (Penney Matchim) Powell, St. John's; and Marilyn (Clarence) Earle, Little Rapids, eight grandchildren: Robert & Leslie Powell, John & Thomas O'Brien, Sean & Marie Powell, Steve & Ashley Earle; five great-granddaughters: Grace, Chelsea, Emma, Chloe and Sophie. Brother Carl Powell, St. John's. As well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Darius and Julia Powell, sister Jean, brothers Clayton and Ellis Powell. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, Saturday from the hours of 7-9 PM and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 17th at 2:00 PM from the First United Church with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WIGHT, Ivy Doris "Dot"
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Doris "Dot" Wight announce her passing on Sunday, April 16th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 83 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 61 years Ralph, brother Cyril (Helen) Anstey, Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Milton (Anne) Wight, Ross (Shirley) Wight, William (Mary) Wight all of Deer Lake and David (Leah) Wight, Edmonton, Alb.; sisters-in-law: Mildred Barnes, Pearl (Sam) King all of Deer Lake; Lillian Howse, Kitchener, Ont.; and Lilian Wight, St. John's; special niece Joy Moulton, Halifax; home care workers Rita O'Neil and Sheila Christopher. As well as many special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 19th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captains Scott & Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow the interment at the Masonic Lodge. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Shiners - Mazol Temple Cripple & Burnt Children's Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HOUSE, Hiram Harris
Daniel's Harbour
August 19, 1921 - April 14, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hiram Harris House announce his passing on Friday, April 14th, 2006 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his son Stewart of Daniel's Harbour; his grandchildren Calvin of Daniel's Harbour, Kimberly Caines (John Elliott) of Miramachi, NB, Heather (Fred) Bell of Corner Brook, Lisa (John) Hann of Woody Point, Lorna House (Anthony Carey) and Paul House (Leslie Brophy) both of Daniel's Harbour; his great-grandchildren Jenna Caines, Kayla Bell, April Hann, Natasha Caines, Kristina Bell, Dylan House, Matthew House, Christi Hann; great great granddaughter Jade House; one brother Lloyd House and his sister-in-law Rachel House; his aunt Vera Combdon of St. John's; his uncle Gorman Payne of Daniel's Harbour, uncle Henry Payne of Toronto, Mary House of Daniel's Harbour and Greta House of New Ferole; also a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Beatrice in June 2000, father Grant House in 1970 and mother Charlotte in 1987, daughter-in-law Bernice House Sept. 2005, brother Ralph in Nov. 1999, sister-in-law Kathleen House in June 1998. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour on Saturday, April 15, from where also the funeral took place on Sunday, April 16, officiated by Canon Olsson. Interment followed at the family plot. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

FRALIC, Eric Norman
Corner Brook, NL
June 16th, 1956 - April 14th, 2006

Passed away suddenly on Friday, April 14th, 2006, at his family residence in Corner Brook, Eric Fralic in his 49th year. Left to mourn his loving parents Margaret and Cecil Fralic, Corner Brook; sons: Eric and Corey, daughters: Kristen and Melissa all of Ontario. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 18th at 2:00 PM from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made thorough our website www.fillatre.ca

LAING, Sheila
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Laing announce her passing at her residence on Friday, April 14, 2006 at the age of 53 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Blair Matthews and one daughter, Jennifer Matthews (Gerard Brake), special nephew, Lawrence Rose and parents, Eliza and Donald Matthews (Sandra Bennett), three sisters: Jocelyn (Jim) Vey, Sonia (Jim) Crew, Cynthia Matthews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation service has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Visitation took place on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral service will take place on Monday, April 17th at 2:00 PM at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Rev. Coombs officiating. Interment will take place at a later date at Cox's Cove.

O'QUINN, William "Clarence"
17 Kippens Road
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William "Clarence" O'Quinn announce his passing at the Trillium Health Center in Mississauga, Ontario on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary and three daughters: Sandra (Ralph) Abbott of Kippens, Susan O'Quinn and Shana O'Quinn, both of Mississauga, Ontario, and two grandchildren: Justin and Janette, both of Kippens, three brothers: Ralph (Theresa) O'Quinn of Kippens, Reg (Linda) O'Quinn of Toronto, Ontario, Kevin (Peggy) O'Quinn of Thunder Bay, Ontario, two sisters: Lillian (Wil) Zenz of Ontario, Rebecca (Bob) Lazenby of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Elias and Stella O'Quinn, brother Patrick O'Quinn and two nephews, Ray Lazenby and Patrick O'Quinn. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 18th at 10:00 am at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario would be greatly appreciated.


Tuesday, April 18, 2006

DEATHS

LAING, Sheila
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Laing announce her passing at her residence on Friday, April 14, 2006 at the age of 53 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Blair Matthews and one daughter, Jennifer Matthews (Gerard Brake), special nephew, Lawrence Rose and parents, Eliza and Donald Matthews, two brothers: Jason (Michelle) Matthews, Larry Matthews (Sandra Bennett), three sisters: Jocelyn (Jim) Vey, Sonia (Jim) Crew, Cynthia Matthews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation service has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Visitation took place on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral service took place on Monday, April 17th at 2:00 pm at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Rev. Coombs officiating. Interment will take place at a later date at Cox's Cove.

YOUNG, John Francis
Shallop Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Francis Young announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Sunday, April 16, 2006 at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Lucy and two sons: Tony (Nikki) of Stephenville Crossing, Kevin Young of St. George's, one daughter, Penny (Faron) Young of Stephenville Crossing, two brothers: Wally of Shallop Cove, Gordon (Kathleen) of Shallop Cove, nine sisters: Annie (Fred) Perrier of Shallop Cove, Marie (Bernie) of Shallop Cove, Susan (Billy) of Barachois Brook, Cecelia (Jack) Companion of Corner Brook, Helena of Ontario, Marion Cheater of Barachois Brook, Rose (Dave) Morgan of Port au Port, Kate (Bert) Brockway of Corner Brook, Rita Hall of British Columbia, three grandchildren: Kyle (Krista), Colten, Curtis, one great-grandson, Nicholas and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Wallace and Margaret Young, brothers, Walter, Edward and sister, Theresa. Cremation Service has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Service took place on Tuesday, April 18th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

O'QUINN, William "Clarence"
17 Kippens Road, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William "Clarence" O'Quinn announce his passing at the Trillium Health Center in Mississauga, Ontario on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary and three daughters: Sandra (Ralph) Abbott of Kippens, Susan O'Quinn and Shana O'Quinn, both of Mississauga, Ontario, and two grandchildren: Justin and Janelle, both of Kippens, three brothers: Ralph (Theresa) O'Quinn of Kippens, Reg (Linda) O'Quinn of Toronto, Ontario, Kevin (Peggy) O'Quinn of Thunder Bay, Ontario, two sisters: Lillian (Wil) Zenz of Ontario, Rebecca (Bob) Lazenby of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Elias and Stella O'Quinn, brother Patrick O'Quinn and two nephews, Rae Lazenby and Patrick O'Quinn. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, April 18th at 10:00 am at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

WIGHT, Ivy Doris "Dot"
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Doris "Dot" Wight announce her passing on Sunday, April 16th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 83 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 61 years Ralph, brother Cyril (Helen) Anstey, Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Milton (Anne) Wight, Ross (Shirley) Wight, William (Mary) Wight all of Deer Lake and David (Leah) Wight, Edmonton, Alb.; sisters-in-law: Mildred Barnes, Pearl (Sam) King all of Deer Lake; Lillian Howse, Kitchener, Ont.; and Lilian Wight, St. John's; special niece Joy Moulton, Halifax; home care workers Rita O'Neil and Sheila Christopher. As well as many special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 19th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captains Scott & Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow the interment at the Masonic Lodge. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Shiners - Mazol Temple Cripple & Burnt Children's Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation through our website www.fillatre.ca

HOLLOWAY, Stella (Campbell) Giles
Deer Lake, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stella May Giles-Holloway announce her passing on Sunday, April 16th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 93 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Edna Fifield, Corner Brook; Gradon (Norma) Giles, Alberta, Shirley (William) Oram, Deer Lake, Campbell (Kathleen) Giles, Deer Lake and Nelson Giles, Ottawa, Ont., daughter-in-law Madelyn Giles, Corner Brook, 21 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband William Giles, 1968, second husband Chesley Holloway, 1983, son Howard, grandchildren David Fifield and Esther Giles, son-in-law Hedley Fifield, brothers Albert and Robert Campbell, sisters Gladys Blaney and Victoria Mercer. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook Tuesday from the hours of 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 19th at 2:00 PM from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive with Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund.

FRALIC, Eric Norman
Corner Brook, NL
June 16th, 1956 - April 14th, 2006

Passed away suddenly on Friday, April 14th, 2006, at his family residence in Corner Brook, Eric Fralic in his 49th year. Left to mourn his loving parents Margaret and Cecil Fralic, Corner Brook; sons: Eric and Corey, daughters: Kristen and Melissa all of Ontario. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a large circle of friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 18th at 2:00 PM from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GABRIEL, William
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Gabriel announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, April 16, 2006 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Clara and six sons: Mike (Verna) Gabriel of Cold Brook, Patrick Gabriel of Nova Scotia, George Gabriel of Ontario, Brian (Louis) Gabriel of Ontario, Roy (Rose) Gabriel of Stephenville, Blake (Diane) Gabriel of Stephenville, eight daughters: Loretta O'Neil of St. John's, Patricia Gabriel (Joe) of St. John's, Mary Gabriel (Edward) of St. John's, Glenna Gabriel of Vancouver, Irene Gabriel of Ontario, Rochella Gabriel (George) of Alberta, Viola Gabriel (Rex) of Ontario, Michelle Gabriel (Danny) of Nova Scotia, one sister, Cynthia Doucette of the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, 38 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Cornelius Gabriel, two daughters: Cynthia Gabriel, Delores Gabriel. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 19th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

CORMIER, Harold
March 14, 1924 - April 16, 2006

Regrets I have a few, but then again too few to mention ....I did it My Way.
I left this world on Easter Sunday, April 16th, 2006, surrounded by my loving family in my 83rd year. Left to cherish my memories is my best friend and caring wife of 55 years Patricia (Dunphy). Five children Keith (Doris) Corner Brook, Terry (Christine Jensen) Switzerland, Kathy (Gary Kearney) Corner Brook, Mary (Fosh Forsey) Boom Siding, Hal (Krista Dollemont) Corner Brook. Left to carry on the traditions are my precious grandchildren Richard, Adam, Jon, Jamie-Lee, Stephanie, Emmanuelle, Christoffer, Megan, Erika and one on the way. My brother Frank Cormier (Marjorie), sisters-in-law, Sandy (Hank Janes), Anita (Dan Krick), Terri Dunphy, Thelma Dunphy, Emily Chaulk, brothers-in-law Bud Dunphy (Mabel), George Dunphy (Ruby), Larry Dunphy (Pat). Many other relatives and friends especially the Poker Crowd. I am gone to see my parents Joe and Mary Cormier, siblings Basil, Margaret, Alma, Gladys and Henrietta. My mother and father-in-law Pat and Annie Dunphy. Brothers-in-law, Jack, Terry and Donald Dunphy, Bernard Peddle, Frank Flynn, Nish Lee. Sisters-in-law Marcheta and Shirley Dunphy. Remember me in song as I loved to sing, remember me in dance as I loved to dance, remember me in laughter as my jokes were many. Remember to celebrate life and cherish each moment because we only have today. Visitation will be at Fillatre's Funeral Home St. Marks Ave. Corner Brook, Monday April 17th 7-9 p.m.., Tuesday April 18th 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday April 19th 10:30 a.m. from Cathedral of Most Holy Redeemer. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DOWNEY, Raymond
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Downey announce his passing at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Sunday, April 16, 2006 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by seven sons: Richard (Shelly), Reginald (Katherine), Timothy, Paul, all of Stephenville Crossing, James (Jackie) of Gambo, Justin (Carolyn) of Maidstone, Patrick (Leonore) of Stephenville Crossing and two daughters: Peggy (Tom) Downey of Barachois Brook, Donna (David) Morris of Stephenville Crossing, six brothers: Dan of Vancouver, Maurice (Cynthia), Bazil (Joan), Brian (Marie), John (Tina), Tommy (Delcie), all of Stephenville Crossing, three sisters: Claudia (John) of Toronto, Martha (Torie) of Texas, Ann Onaczyszyn of Stephenville Crossing, 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Kay, daughter, Patty, his brothers, Patrick, Kevin and sisters, Marie, Francie, brother-in-law, Ray Onaczyszyn. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, April 20th at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Wednesday, April 19, 2006

DEATHS

HOUSE, Hiram Harris
Daniel's Harbour
August 19, 1921 - April 14, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hiram Harris House announce his passing on Friday, April 14th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his son Stewart of Daniel's Harbour; his grandchildren Calvin of Daniel's Harbour, Kimberly Caines (John Elliott) of Mirimachi, NB, Heather (Fred) Bell of Corner Brook, Lisa (John) Hann Woody Point, Lorna House (Anthony Carey) and Paula House (Leslie Brophy) both of Daniel's Harbour; his great-grandchildren Jenna Caines, Kayla Bell, April Hann, Natasha Caines, Kristina Bell, Dylan House, Matthew House, Christi Hann; his great great granddaughter Jade House; one brother Lloyd House and his sister-in-law Rachel House; his aunt Vera Combdon of St. John's; his brother-in-law Gorman Payne of Daniel's Harbour and Henry Payne of Toronto, and his sisters-in-law Mary House of Daniel's Harbour and Greta House of New Ferole; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Beatrice in June 2000, father Grant House in 1970 and mother Charlotte in 1987, daughter-in-law Bernice House in Sept. 2005, brother Ralph in Nov. 1999, sister-in-law Kathleen House in June 1998. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour on Saturday, April 15, where also the funeral service took place on Sunday, April 16 at 2:00 p.m., with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. By request of the family donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WOODFORD, "Rick" Cyril Eric
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rick Woodford announce his passing on Saturday, April 15th, 2006 at the age of 58 years. Leaving to mourn: his daughter: Tanya (Jason), Hammonds Plains, NS; brothers: Charles, Alphonsus, and Raymond (Debbie), all of Harbour Main; sisters: Cecilia (Leonard) Blundon, Millertown and Isabelle Peckford, Buchans; brother-in-law Michael Crocker (Pauline), Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Hazel Crocker, Cormack, Josie Alexander (Anthony), Cormack and Donna Chaulk, Deer Lake; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Irene, parents: Cyril and Bernadette; brother: Clarence; father and mother-in-law: Donald and Mary Crocker. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. followed by cremation. The Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 21st at 11:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Deer Lake with Fr. Aiden Devine officiating. Interment will follow at St. George of England Cemetery, Cormack. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. George of England Church. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JOYCE, Hugh Kirkpatrick
Passed away on April 15, 2006, at home in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, in his 86th year. Born in Toronto, son of Thomas Wolsey Joyce and Lail Kirkpatrick (Hyslop). Predeceased in 1994 by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Jane (Waters). Survived by his sons, Richard Kirkpatrick (Barbara) of LaHave, Nova Scotia and John Waters (Janet) of Peterborough, Ontario; grandchildren Tricia (Simon Brassington), Worcestershire, England; Andrew, Michael and Richard of Peterborough; and great grandson Sam Brassington; sister Barbara Peace of Toronto. Graduate of Upper Canada College and University of Western Ontario (1949 Gold Medalist). Served with the Royal Canadian Navy (R.C.N.V.R.) (1939-1945) retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Joined Bowater Mersey, Liverpool, in 1950; General Manager of Bowater Newfoundland Ltd., Corner Brook, NL (1965-1968); Vice President of Sales and later President & CEO of Bowater North American Corporation, Greenwich, Conn. (1968-1984), and Chairman until his retirement in 1984. During his working career Hugh served on many Corporate Boards of Directors and Advisory Committees. Throughout his life he devoted many hours to chairing and serving on Boards for educational, civic and charitable organizations in Canada and the United States. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, April 21st, at 11:00 a.m., Trinity Anglican Church, Liverpool, Nova Scotia. In lieu of flowers donations to the Parkinson Society Canada (www.parkinson.ca) or to any charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

WHALEN, H. B. Clyde
Corner Brook, NL
Korean War Veteran
13669-H RCN

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Whalen announce his passing on Sunday, April 16th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 75 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Ruby (Martin). Children: Robert (Catherine), Stephenville; Trudy (Paul) Fagan, Mt. Pearl; Donna (Tim) Guy, Terry "Buck" (Gillian), Susan (Pierre) Langlois all of Fort McMurray. Grandchildren: Wendy, Rob, Colleen, Jackie, Darryl, Colin, Mark, Isaac, Adam, Marina, Sarah & Stephanie, great-granchildren: Mia, Zoey, Joshua, Christian, Katelyn & Jordyn, sister Josie (Howard) Hamlyn, Corner Brook, sisters-in-law: Gladys Whalen, Baie Verte, Jean Robbins, Myra (Wilson) Piercey all of Corner Brook, Margaret (Gerry) Wight, Helen (Leonard) Davis & Sherry (Dave) Ellis all of Tennessee, USA, brother-in-law Bob (Ruby) Martin, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John & Eliza, grandson Daniel Langlois, brothers Eric & Gideon. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Thursday 10-12 Noon. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 20th at 2:00 PM from St. Michael's & All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Canon Gordon Druggett officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Poppy Fund or to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a Memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SAUNDERS, Ina Charlotte
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ina Saunders (nee Butler) announce her passing on Saturday, April 15th, 2006 at the age of 55 years. Leaving to mourn; husband: Austin; children: Cory Saunders (Claudette), Craig Saunders (Kelly), Windsor, ON and Shelley Saunders, Halifax, NS; one precious grandson: Xavier, Windsor, ON; her parents: Wallace and Hazel Butler, Pasadena; brothers: Harvey Butler (Gail) and Gary Butler (Elaine), Pasadena; sister: Yvette Ransier (Steve), Corner Brook; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday morning from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M., followed by Cremation. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday evening, April 19th at 7:00 p.m. from St. David of Wales Anglican Church, Pasadena. Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WEDDING

ROWSELL / HOLMES
Sept. 10, 2005

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Desboro, ON was the scene of a beautiful wedding when Kimberly Rowsell and Mervin Holmes were united in marriage. Included in the bridal party were Mervin's children, Mervin (Jr.) and Heather. Reception was held at Thomas Holmes Memorial Armoury, Owen Sound. Congratulations Kim & Mervin, from Kimberly's parents Karen and Tom Rowe, Corner Brook and Mervin's parents, Merv and Adeline Holmes, Owen Sound, Ontario.


Thursday, April 20, 2006

DEATH

WOODFORD, "Rick" Cyril Eric
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rick Woodford announce his passing on Saturday, April 15th, 2006 at the age of 58 years. Leaving to mourn: his daughter: Tanya (Jason), Hammonds Plains, NS; brothers: Charles, Alphonsus, and Raymond (Debbie), all of Harbour Main; sisters: Cecilia (Leonard) Blundon, Millertown and Isabelle Peckford, Buchans; brother-in-law Michael Crocker (Pauline), Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Hazel Crocker, Cormack, Josie Alexander (Anthony), Cormack and Donna Chaulk, Deer Lake; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Irene, parents: Cyril and Bernadette; brother: Clarence; father and mother-in-law: Donald and Mary Crocker. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. followed by cremation. The Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 21st at 11:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Deer Lake with Fr. Aiden Devine officiating. Interment will follow at St. George of England Cemetery, Cormack. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. George of England Church. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 21, 2006

DEATHS

POISSON, Richard Norman
Hampton, NL
May 31st, 1943 - April 19th, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Norman Poisson announce his passing on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 62nd year. He will be sadly missed by his daughters: Kim Renaud, Woodsley, ON, Carrie Elger (John), Hampton; his son Richard (Rick) Jr., Essex, ON; Also his mother Elizabeth Poisson; his grandchildren: Sarah, Amanda, Jenny, Jenna, Lacey, Bobby, Kris and Kevin; his great-grandson Whyatt; his brother Roy; his sisters: Ida and Phyllis; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and little friend Sparkie. He was predeceased by his father Norman Poisson. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at the Anglican Church in Hampton on Monday, April 24th, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ranson officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, April 22, 2006

DEATHS

JANES, Karl John
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karl Janes announce his sudden passing on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at his residence at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his devoted wife of 60 years, Annie; daughters: Marilyn (Frank) Lock, Labrador City, Karen Tulk, Waterloo ON, Paulette (Jerry Locke) Janes, Deer Lake, Ruth (Scott) Park, Brampton, ON, and Denise (Bob) Andrews, Waterloo ON; sons: Wayne (Frances), Appleton, Shad (Ruth), Waterloo, ON, Manoel (Evelyn), Waterloo, ON and Dave (Coralee), St. John's; 20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, April 24th at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Crane officiating. Interment to follow at the Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church Piano Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

REINHARD, Jean L.
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Friday, April 21, 2006, Jean L. Reinhard of Harbour Grace, age 78 years. Predeceased by husband Gustav; sister Marie; parents: George and Margaret. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Anna Marie (John) Alteen, Corner Brook and Joanne (Martin) Gregory, Bay Roberts; two sons: Mike (Karen), Cloverdale, BC and Peter (Glenda), Portugal Cove; seven grandchildren: Gillian, Gregory, Anne, Bradley, Dianna, Michael and Liam; one brother Rex (Cathy) Sinyard, Harbour Grace; two sisters: Eleanor (Andrew) Dawe, Kelligrews and Dorothy Funk, Harbour Grace; sister-in-law Gertrude Muller, Germany; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace and from where the funeral will take place on Monday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery, Harbour Grace. In lieu of flowers; as an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception R.C. Church Project Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 299, Hr. Grace, NL A0A 2M0. Visitation hours at Noel's Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For additional information please call Noel's Funeral Home at 596-5750 or visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

CLARKE, Melvin E.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Clarke announce his passing on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 63 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife, Lillian; three children: Kim Warren and her husband Gary, Corner Brook; Michael and his wife Judith and David, Ontario; grandchildren: Hailie, Ashley, Christopher, Taylor and Rory; sisters: Marie Samms, Ruby Wiseman, Lorraine Brown (Henry), Catherine Haldane (Nelson); brothers: Gorden, Steve (Mabel), Garland (Joyce), Hayward, Harry, Don and Jerry (Vicki); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his brother Bernard Clarke and parents: Elsie and William Clarke. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9:00, and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 24th at 10:00 A.M. from St. Mary The Virgin Church, Curling, Rev. Canon Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Monday, April 24, 2006

DEATHS

TIBBO, Irene (Peggy) RN
Passed peacefully away on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at her daughter's residence in St. John's, Irene (Peggy) Tibbo in her 81st year. Left with fond memories are her children: Harry (Pam), Margaret, Bruce (Anne) and Judy Boland (John), grandchildren: Aileen, Susan, Michael, Matthew, Sarah and Simon, dear sister-in-law Anne Hillerby, Heysham, England; nieces and nephews. Life long friends: Joan Chamley, Garstang, England and Jean Alcock, St. John's, along with many others whose care and support was cherished throughout the years. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley, 1990, parents Henry and Clara Hillerby, sister Joan, brothers Bob, Jack and Harry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:00 AM from First United Church with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations in her memory to The St. John's Therapeutic Riding Association, "Rainbow Riders" or to a Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BENOIT, Cecil
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Benoit announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, April 23, 2006, one day before his 85 birthday. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Jenny and two daughters: Sandy Benoit of Port au Port East, Shirley (Jack) Crane of Port au Port East, three grandchildren: Jan (Dan) of Toronto, John of Kingcardine, Ontario, Victoria of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, great-granddaughter, Kassidy of Toronto, daughter-in-law, Linda Benoit of Regina, Saskatchewan, two brothers: Bill (Elizabeth) Benoit of Port au Port East, Stephen (Agnes) Benoit of Port au Port East, four sisters: Annie (Ernie) Power of Point au Mal, Margaret (Barry) Fanning of California, USA, Lorna Benoit of Toronto, Mille (Bob) Daughrty of North Carolina, USA, godchild, Rebecca (Dean) Hensarling of Mississippi, USA and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Maude and Leonard Benoit, daughter Victoria Benoit, son, Michael Benoit, sisters, Jean, Helen, Theresa and brother Harold. Cremation service has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral service will take place at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Tuesday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

CALLAHAN, Stephen Thomas
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Thomas Callahan announce his passing on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Marjorie (Collier), son Robert Callahan, very special niece Cathy Callahan and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents William & Bridget Callahan, sisters & brothers Madge Doody, Winifred Callahan, Angela Neilson, Catherine Hicks, Genevieve Blackwood, Philomena Roberts, Jimmy Doody, Robert Callahan, Patrick Callahan, Bernard Callahan, Morris Callahan and Gerald Callahan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:30 AM from Scared Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Treatment & Research Foundation of NL. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HUNT, James Edward (Ned)
Norris Point
May 20, 1927 - April 21, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Edward Hunt announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Friday, April 21, 2006 in his 78 year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Rachel of 52 years, his sons George (Joyce), Ron, Rob (Sharon) and Steve (Kathy), his grandchildren Lisa, Gavin, David, Garrett, Bradley, Lauren, Jillian and Bronson, his sister Doris Arnes, his brother Steve (Hughena) brothers-in-law Harvey Mudge, Roland (Rita) Pittman, Woodrow Pittman, Steve (Joannie) Pittman and many nieces and nephews with special acknowledgment of nephew Chris (Lillian) Mitchell, who always made Bell Island continue to feel like home. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point Sunday, April 23 and Monday, April 24, 2006 from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 2 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of family, flowers graciously accepted or donations to Mazol Temple Fight the Good Fight. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

FUDGE, Wilson Hedley
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson Hedley Fudge announce his passing on Thursday, April 20th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 63 years Lillian (Pardy), children: Janet (Everett) Hurley, Acton, Ont.; Jean (Tony) Knight, Langley, BC; Bonnie Fudge, New Market, Ont. Grandchildren: Dr. Stacey (Paul VanDusen) Neilson, BC; Lisa (Michael Didham) Neilson, New Zealand; Anstie (Ian) Shapcott, BC; Jessy (Matthew Horning) Knight, BC; Jason Waring, Ont.; Cody Waring, Ont. Great-granddaughters: Raelia Neilson-VanDusen and Nataya Neilson-VanDusen both of BC. 2 sisters: René Thomas, Corner Brook and Jean Roberts, Triton. As well as nieces, nephews, cousins in Canada, England, Germany and many many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Elihu & Dorothy, sister Ena Necho, brothers Gordon, Cecil & Audrey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 25th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captains Scott & Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, April 25, 2006

DEATHS

HUNT, James Edward (Ned)
Norris Point
May 20th, 1927 - April 21st, 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Edward Hunt announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Friday, April 21st, 2006 in his 78 year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Rachel of 52 years, his sons George (Joyce), Ron, Rob (Sharon) and Steve (Kathy), his grandchildren Lisa, Gavin, David, Garrett, Bradley, Lauren, Jillian and Bronson, his sister Doris Arnes, his brother Steve (Hughena) brothers-in-law Harvey Mudge, Roland (Rita) Pittman, Woodrow Pittman, Steve (Joannie) Pittman and many nieces and nephews with special acknowledgment of nephew Chris (Lillian) Mitchell, who always made Bell Island continue to feel like home. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point Sunday, April 23rd and Monday, April 24th, 2006 from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 25th, 2006 at 2 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of family, flowers graciously accepted or donations to Mazol Temple Fight the Good Fight. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain, Deer Lake.
"Fight The Good Fight"

HOWELL, Pauline Margaret
Retired teacher, passed away at Chancellor Park Extended Care Facility, St. John's, NL on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at the age of 81. Predeceased by her beloved husband L. Wilbert (Bill) in 2003, and parents Wilfred and Nellie Verge of Curling. Leaving to mourn sisters: Elizabeth Strong, St. John's, Vivian Moores, Massachusetts, niece Jackie Legrow (Wade) Bauline, nephews: Carl Strong (Ella), Mt. Pearl, Ian (Mina) and Keith (Mary Ellen), Massachusetts. A service of remembrance will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's, on Thursday, April 27, 2006. Pauline was born in Fogo, grew up in Curling and taught at the Corner Brook Public High School until she moved to Toronto in 1960. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

FUDGE, Wilson Hedley
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson Hedley Fudge announce his passing on Thursday, April 20th, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 63 years Lillian (Pardy), children: Janet (Everett) Hurley, Acton, Ont.; Jean (Tony) Knight, Langley, BC; Bonnie Fudge, New Market, Ont. Grandchildren: Dr. Stacey (Paul VanDusen) Neilson, BC; Lisa (Michael Didham) Neilson, New Zealand; Anstie (Ian) Shapcott, BC; Jessy (Matthew Horning) Knight, BC; Jason Waring, Ont.; Cody Waring, Ont. Great-granddaughters: Raelia Neilson-VanDusen and Nataya Neilson-VanDusen both of BC. 2 sisters: René Thomas, Corner Brook and Jean Roberts, Triton. As well as nieces, nephews, cousins in Canada, England, Germany and many many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Elihu & Dorothy, sister Ena Necho, brothers Gordon, Cecil & Audrey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 25th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captains Scott & Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TIBBO, Irene (Peggy) RN
Passed peacefully away on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at her daughter's residence in St. John's, Irene (Peggy) Tibbo in her 81st year. Left with fond memories are her children: Harry (Pam), Margaret, Bruce (Anne) and Judy Boland (John), grandchildren: Aileen, Susan, Michael, Matthew, Sarah and Simon, dear sister-in-law Anne Hillerby, Heysham, England; nieces and nephews. Life long friends: Joan Chamley, Garstang, England and Jean Alcock, St. John's, along with many others whose care and support was cherished throughout the years. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley, 1990, parents Henry and Clara Hillerby, sister Joan, brothers Bob, Jack and Harry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:00 AM from First United Church with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations in her memory to The St. John's Therapeutic Riding Association, "Rainbow Riders" or to a Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ARBEAU, Eleanor Elizabeth (nee Hawkins)
Stephenville, NL
1935 - 2006

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eleanor Abreau announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 23rd, 2006 at the age of 71 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Allan, Stephenville; son David (Paula), Brantford, ON; brothers: Edward (Ruth), Owen Sound, ON and Charles (Margaret), Botwood; grandchild Nathan, Brantford, ON; sisters-in-law: Mae Hawkins, Grand Bank and Fay Hawkins, Pickering, ON, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents Jane & Johnithan Hawkins and brothers: Roy, Samuel and William. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday 10-12 noon. The Funeral Service will take place from St. George's United Church on Tuesday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Larry Noseworthy officiating. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in St. George's. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

CALLAHAN, Stephen Thomas
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Thomas Callahan announce his passing on Friday, April 21st, 2006 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Marjorie (Collier), son Robert Callahan, very special niece Cathy Callahan and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents William & Bridget Callahan, sisters & brothers Madge Doody, Winifred Callahan, Angela Neilson, Catherine Hicks, Genevieve Blackwood, Philomena Roberts, Jimmy Doody, Robert Callahan, Patrick Callahan, Bernard Callahan, Morris Callahan and Gerald Callahan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:30 AM from Scared Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Treatment & Research Foundation of NL. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, April 26, 2006

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star


Thursday, April 27, 2006

DEATH

WHEELER, Horace John
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Horace Wheeler announce his passing on Wednesday, April 26th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his companion and friend: Mary Brake, Meadows; son: John, Ontario; two brothers: Frank Wheeler, Summerside and Max (Violet) Wheeler, Summerside; two sisters: Regina Kendell, Glovertown and Augusta Ruth, Summerside; two sisters-in-law: Elsie and Ona Wheeler, Summerside; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents: John and Myra Wheeler, sister: Dorothy Wells; three brothers: Albert, Murdock and Percy Wheeler. Visitation will take place from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, April 28th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website. www.fillatre.ca


Friday, April 28, 2006

DEATH

BURTON, Abraham Robert George Davis
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Abraham Burton announce his passing on Thursday, April 27th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82 years. Mr. Burton was a veteran and served in the 166 Royal Artillery as well as the Newfoundland Regiment, he was also a Fourth Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: seven sons: John (Marion), Brantford, ON, Martin (Irene), Bonavista, David (Mercedes), Piccadilly, Gary (Hilda), St. John's, Paul, Corner Brook, Darrell, Piccadilly and Raymond, Toronto, ON; one daughter: Diane Burton, Nova Scotia; six grandchildren; sister: Mrs. Lena Webster (Cyril), Corner Brook; two brothers: Pierce Burton, Corner Brook and Hubert (Maxine) Burton, Oshawa, ON, as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Madeline (nee McCarthy) on December 24th, 1983. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of The Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. 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


Saturday, April 29, 2006

DEATHS

BURTON, Abraham Robert George Davis
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Abraham Burton announce his passing on Thursday, April 27th, 2006 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82 years. Mr. Burton was a veteran and served in the 166 Royal Artillery as well as the Newfoundland Regiment, he was also a Fourth Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: seven sons: John (Marion), Brantford, ON, Martin (Irene), Bonavista, David (Mercedes), Piccadilly, Gary (Hilda), St. John's, Paul, Corner Brook, Darrell, Piccadilly and Raymond, Toronto, ON; one daughter: Diane Burton, Nova Scotia; six grandchildren; sister: Mrs. Lena Webster (Cyril), Corner Brook; two brothers: Pierce Burton, Corner Brook and Hubert (Maxine) Burton, Oshawa, ON, as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Madeline (nee McCarthy) on December 24th, 1983. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of The Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. 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

LOCKE, Raymond Frederick
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, April 27, 2006 in his 92nd year. Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Predeceased by his wife Pearl on August 6th, 2005, parents William and Levinia and brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn 10 children: Frank (Marilyn), Myra (Eugene) Sooley, Marie (Don) Brinson, Bruce (Deborah), Roy (Donna), Mildred (Ronald) Shanahan, Wanda (Michael) Mooney, Levinia (Jim) Vatcher, Allison (Paul) Neville, Ida (Rod) Upshall, 22 grandchildren: David, Darryl, Eugene, Trina, Stephen, Kimmy, Billy, Tracey, Wendy, Raymond, Justin, Melissa, Patrick, Melanie, Francis, Lisa, Jamie, Wesley, Lesley, Robin, Rodney, Randy, 11 great-grandchildren: Najala, Aaron, Heather, Sabrina, Daniel, Kaitlyn, Tristan, Jessica, Seth, Shea, Chase as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue with visitation on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m. from First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Ray's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

RYAN, Andrew (Andy) Gerard
May 15, 1959 - April 26, 2006

Passed away suddenly on April 26, 2006, Andrew G. Ryan, age 46 years through a tragic industrial accident in Strathroy, Ontario. Leaving to mourn, his devoted wife, Lorna; children: Kurtis & Lukas, Courtland, Ontario, Alicia (Mark), Danny & Katie, and granddaughter Erika (Poppy's Little Girl), Halifax, NS; his parents: Ambrose and Bride Ryan, O'Regans, NL; sisters: Helena Harvey (Gordon), Jefferey's, NL, Dianne Strugnell (Andy), St. John's, NL, Carmel Samms (Kevin), Codroy Valley, NL, Sandra Hillard (George), Codroy Valley, NL, Joanne Blackmore (Ian), Sarnia, ON; brother Eric Ryan (Helena), Pentiticton, BC, and special nephew Robert (Tammy), AB. Predeceased by brother Lawrence. Also leaving to mourn, in-laws: Caleb and Ruby Howell, brother-in-law, Perry Howell (Vanessa), sister-in-law, Lori Pretty (Lorne), Green's Harbour, a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of family and friends in Newfoundland and Ontario. A Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, April 30, 2006 at St. Ann's Church, Codroy Valley, to be followed by a service at the Salvation Army, Green's Harbour, with interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery (time to be announced). Donations are gratefully accepted and they will be distributed to charities in Andrew's memory.
"You may have been only one person in the world, but to me you were the world."

ROBINSON, Ann Frances
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at the Health Sciences Center in St. John's, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, Ann Frances Robinson, age 64 years. Predeceased by her parents Edgar and Gladys Gregory; two brothers: Roy Gregory and Enos Gregory. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband Ellis; daughters: Cathy Robinson-Gill (Brent Gill) and Tina & Abdul Robinson-Abdi; sister Violet Mills and her husband Neil; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and the Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2006, 2:00 p.m., at the Roman Catholic Church followed by a reception at the Anglican Church in Baie Verte, NL. We will miss her generous spirit, humour and love for life. Ann requested that donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, "Relay for Life - Baie Verte Chapter", Attn. Vera Burton, P.O. Box 391, Baie Verte, NL, A0K 1B0.

ENGAGEMENT

LAYDEN / NEILSON
Karl and Coreina Layden wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle to Blaine, son of Marketa Neilson and the late Donald. The couple were engaged in March, they are planning a wedding for September 16, 2006. Congratulations go out from family and friends.

BIRTH

WARD
Blair and Tracey (Lawrence) Ward are pleased to announce the arrival of their special little baby girl Reyd Eleanor. Reyd was born at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador on January 23, 2006, weighing in at 7 lb 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Harold (predeceased) & Effie Ward and Joseph & Helen Lawrence, Corner Brook and special Auntie, Carla Taylor. We would like to give special thanks to Dr. Montesano, Dr. Mali, Cathy Leftbridge (mid-wife), Caroline Crawford (nurse) and the Janeway Transport Team for Reyd's safe delivery and special care that she received during her hospital stay.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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