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The Western Star Newspaper
April 2017

 

ALEXANDER, Mildred
Born: December 19th, 1935
Passed on: April 28th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mildred Alexander announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed and deeply mourned by her loving family of four sons Dominic (Val), Clarence (Blanche), Randy (Pat) and Perry (Melanie), two daughters Bride (Leo) and Janet (Todd), daughter-in-law Heather, two brothers Joe (Zita) and Clayton (Hazel), along with a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Charles, her parents Edward and Viola King, her daughter Loretta, her son Andrew (Junior), her son-in-law Monte and her sister Theresa. The family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing on Saturday, April 29th from 7-9 pm and on Sunday, April 30th from 2-4 and 7-8:30 pm. Funeral services will take place on Monday, May 1st, 2017 at 10 am from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

BALL, George Henry
Born: April 5th, 1926
Passed on: April 6th, 2017
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Henry Ball announce his passing at his residence in Pasadena on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the age of 91 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Jim (Shirley) Ball, Janet Rubia (Gary Wiscombe), Mary-Jane Ball (Evan Cole) and Tina (Gerald) Kelly; step-son Tony (Rhonda) Winsor and his family; grandchildren: Krystal (Bailey) Bouwmeester, Brittany Cole and Gavin Kelly; great-grandchildren: Cordell, Emmett and Thea Bouwmeester; special friend Dinah Langdon; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Mary Florence Naomi Ball, second wife Eileen Annie Fannie Ball, parents Abraham and Sarah-Ann Ball, brother Thomas (Fanny) Ball, sisters Mary (William) Blake, Jane (Thomas) Thornhill and Martha (Peter) Prosser. Friends may visit The Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 9 at 11:00 a.m. with Majors Wayne and Betty Ann Pike officiating. Interment to follow at Humber Valley Cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

BOITSEFSKI, Eudoxia
Passed on: April 6th, 2017

The staff of Dental Arts Clinic would like to acknowledge the passing of Dr. John Boitsefski's Mother, Eudoxia Boitsefski. She passed away suddenly in her home in Toronto on April 6, 2017. Funeral service will take place in Toronto on April 11, 2017. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

BROOKS, Howard Palmer
Born: June 17th, 1930
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 3rd, 2017
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Brooks announce his passing on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 86 years. Howard leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter: Gail (Dennis) of Ontario; sons: Ron (Mona) of Pasadena, Jack (Cathie), and Alfred (Cathy) of Ontario; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Pearl of Corner Brook, May of Ontario; brothers-in-law: Bert of Deer Lake and Don (Evelyn) of Glovertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Howard was predeceased by his loving wife Evelyn of 62 years. Visitation will take place from Salvation Army Citadel in Pasadena on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 7-9 pm and Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm from where funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 2 pm with Captains Timmy and Laura Jenkins officiating. Interment to follow at Humber Valley Cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

BURDEN, Clyde Wallace
Born: May 1st, 1920
Passed on: April 5th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Wallace Burden announces his passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the age of 96 years. Clyde leaves to mourn his son; Augustus Burden (Rose), granddaughter; Caroline Burden (Ernest), grandson; James Burden (Kelly), great-grandson; Jordan Burden (Loga), cousin; Hughie Payne (Rose), stepdaughter; Julia Blanchard (Harold), step-grandsons; Keith (Peggy), Danny (Debbie), and Brad (Diana). He also leaves to mourn a large number of immediate and extended families and friends. Clyde was predeceased by his parents; Eli and Margaret Burden, brothers; Hemblah, and Joshua, sisters; Emily Young (Joseph), Miriam Osmond (Clifford), his first wife Ruth nee Parsons and his second wife Hannah Burden nee Young. The family will be receiving family and friends at the Shoal Brook United Church in Shoal Brook, NL on April 7, 2017 from the hours of 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm where the funeral service will take place on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 11am with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating with the burial to follow at the Church Cemetery in Shoal Brook, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shoal Brook United Church. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts."

BUTT, Raymond Reginald
Born: October 29th, 1926
Passed on: April 1st, 2017
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Reginald Butt announce his passing on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 90 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Doug (Kathleen), Blair (Natalie), British Columbia, Vicky (Donald) Rideout and Brad (Tracy); grandchildren: Stephen, Katie, Kody, Sarah, Holly, D.J., Kaylee and Taylor; sisters and brothers-in-law: Marion Butt, Doris Parsons, Don (Joyce) Perrett, Olive (Douglas) Toope, Bill (Mary Joe) Perrett, Josephine Perrett, Joyce (Paul) Hennigar, Chris (Lloyd) Pelley, Lida Perrett, John (Dorothy) Perrett, George (Pat) Perrett and Eric (Lana) Perrett; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Joan, parents John and Dora Butt, brothers Ned, Harvey, Bernard, Gordon (Geraldine) and Nelson (Philomena), parents-in-law Thomas and Bessie Perrett, brothers-in-law Ralph, Thomas and Bernard Perrett and Eric Parsons. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Curling Street with Rev. Wendy Lowden officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Protective Care Residence 1, WMRH Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

CARBERRY, Frank Chesley
Born: June 22nd, 1933
Passed on: April 16th, 2017
York Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank Carberry announce his passing at his residence in York Harbour on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 83 years. He will be deeply missed by his daughter Brenda; son Tony; grandchildren: Melissa, Heather, Savanah, Billy and Frank; great-grandchildren: Shailynn, Summer and Ben; siblings: Fred, Ross (Audrey), George (Marcella), Vera (Frank) Colson, Frances (Allan) Robbins and Barbara (Don) Kavanagh; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and his many friends from York Harbour, who were his extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Martin and Pearl; siblings: Max and Jean; sisters-in-law: Sylvia and Rowena, and his brother-in-law Garfield. In keeping with Frank's wishes, there will be no formal visitation. A Celebration of his life will take place at Country Haven Funeral Chapel, 167 Country Road on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2 p.m. Cremation will follow with interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations are graciously accepted to the family. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

EDMUNDS, Gail
Born In: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: April 22nd, 1956
Passed in: London, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: April 20th, 2017

It is with deep sadness that the family of Gail Annette Edmunds announces her passing on April 20, 2017 in London, Ontario. Gail passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving family after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, she was the second daughter of Ena and Cort Elkins. She was predeceased by her mother Ena Elkins (Critch), and her sister Linda Elkins. She will forever be remembered, loved and missed by her husband of 40 years, Alan Edmunds, her daughters Andrea (Peter) Leask, and Lindsey (David) Edmunds, her father Cort Elkins, her brother Barry (Debbie) Elkins, and her nieces Anna and Amanda Elkins. Gail lived a life full of love, purpose and adventure with Alan by her side. They lived throughout Canada before settling in Ontario. Gail graduated with a Master's in Education and she had an amazing career as an editor, writer and researcher. The greatest joy that Gail and Alan shared was raising and witnessing the lives of their two beautiful, kind and talented daughters. Gail's life also included a passion for photography, dance, musical theatre, and her dogs, Erin, Mandy, Floyd, Maggie, Nike and Kali. Over the last few years Gail and Alan spent their summers in Newfoundland where she spent quality time with her family, reconnected with old friends and enjoyed the beauty of the place she always called home. Gail will be remembered at a private family ceremony in St Thomas, Ontario and simultaneously at a ceremony in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Ena Elkins Scholarship Fund, Corner Brook Rotary Music Festival Association P.O. Box 643 Corner Brook, NL A2H 6G1.

GILLEY, Melvin Gordon
Born: October 25th, 1938
Passed on: April 16th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Gordon Gilley announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday April 16, 2017 in his 78th year. Melvin leaves to mourn his daughter Pearl (Jeremy); sons Irving (Kim), Robin (Blaire) and Ronnie; grandchildren April (Jeremy), Angie, Dana, Jacklyn (Greg), Jenesta (Monty), Jennifer (Stephen), Melvin, Olivia (Sheldon), Stephen (Vicky), Amy, Ashton, Sarah and Tamara; great-grandkids Paige, Dylan, Destinee, Hope, Ciara, Emily, Jake, Hailey, Erin, Ethan and Elyssa; sisters Maxine, Emma, Claudin, and Edna; brother Maurice (Shirley); sister-in-law Mae (Aubrey); brothers-in-law Edgar and Carl (Gertie). Melvin also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends that he loved to chat with and visit. Melvin has been predeceased by his wife Rosanna; sons Warren, Murray and Hiram; father William; mother Pearl; step-mother Elizabeth; in-laws Archable and Martha Brown; sisters-in-law Annie, Faith and Ura; brothers-in-law Simon, Leslie, Basil and Martin; sister Julia; and brother Ronald. The family will be receiving family and friends on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, at St. Mary's the Virgin Anglican Church in Cow Head, NL, where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2 pm, with Rev. Canon Terry Rose officiating. In keeping with Melvin's wishes, cremation will follow with burial at a later date. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our hearts."

HANN, Meta Lillian
Passed in: Mount Moriah, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 6th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Meta Hann announce her peaceful passing at home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Calvin, New Brunswick, Emma (John), Charl (Jackie), Edward (Maxine), Christina (Ricky), Dora (Donnie), St. John's, June (Wayne), Ontario, George (Pamela) and Melinda "Penny" (Vince); 30 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; sisters Margaret (Ivan) and Shirley; brothers Kevin, Frankie (Lynda) and John (Alethia); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Leslie, 1998; son Derrick, 1970; daughter Ina, 2000; and one sister. A special thank you to Dr. Morris and Community Health Nurse Andrea and staff. Friends may visit Fillatre;s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 7-9 pm and Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, with Captains Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating, with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the NL Lung Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

HARDING, Marilyn Nova Lee (nee Murrin)
Born: January 23rd, 1964
Passed on: April 28th, 2017
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marilyn Nova Lee Harding announce her peaceful passing with her children by her side at the Palliative Care Unit at W.M.R.H after a short but courageous battle with cancer on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the age of 53 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories common law husband Lee Fleming; daughter Shannon (Steve); sons Ryan, Tyler (Jasmine), Shaun; three precious grandchildren Daniel, Anthony and Baby Hailey; Scott Harding father of her children; sisters Norma (Lorne), Darlene (Reg), Marlene (Terry), Nicole (Chris); brothers Rick (Mary), Darren, Lance (Jessica). Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and especially her cousin Kendra Anderson who was by her side on this short but courageous journey. She was predeceased by father Mathias; mother Shirley; brothers Wade, Perry, and Tony Arnaut father of Tyler. We would like to thank all our family and friends who stood by us this past week, especially Eileen Coombs and her wonderful staff at the Palliative Care Unit, you are all angels in our eyes. In keeping with Nova Lee's wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, May 1, 2017 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10.30 a.m. with Rev. Malcom Palmer officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

HUMBY, Gladys Hilda
Born: November 17th, 1923
Passed on: April 17th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys Hilda Humby announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home at the age of 93. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughters: Joyce (Kevin), Olive (Gary), Lona, Elaine (Paul), Pauline (Michael), Glenda (David); her son Gary (Brenda); her step-daughter Mae; her grandchildren: Craig, Peter, Trevor, Cory, Melanie, Jamie, Luke, Geoffrey, Gary, Julie, Charles, Kimberly, Natalie, Dean, Glenn, Derrick and Sheldon; her great-grandchildren: Logan, Addison, Emma, Kyle, Ryder and Brianna; her brother Reuben; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Mildred, Sadie, Emma (Cluney), Nellie, George (Alma), Max (Margaret) and Alfred (Hazel). She was predeceased by her husband Edward; her grandson Stephen; her parents James and Fanny Curtis; step-son-in-law, Calvin; her brothers Wilfred, Garland and Calvin; her parents-in-law Edward and Jessie Humby; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Annie, Daphne, Herbert, Olive (Edmund), Susie (Beatie), Ella (Morey) and Bernetta (Hubert). The family would like to thank the staff of the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home for their care and kindness. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home at 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake on Wednesday, April 19th from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 20th at 2 PM at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake with Pastor Coles and Pastor Grimes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in remembrance may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

HUTCHINGS, Jeffrey Enos Lawrence
Born: January 31st, 1985
Passed on: April 6th, 2017

It is with great sadness, that the family of the late Jeffrey Enos Lawrence Hutchings announce his sudden passing at his residence in Guelph, Ontario, on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Jeffrey was born on January 31, 1985 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. From an early age, Jeffrey was an avid outdoorsman, whose smiley face and bright eyes brought joy to all around him. Though he lived in Ontario for 19 years, he remained a Newfie Boy at heart. Jeffrey was survived by common law partner Melissa Tansley, his children Nevaeh, Jaelyn, Gaige and Vala (mother of Gaige), his mother Glennis Payne (Kirby Patey), father Milton Payne (Latiye Kulafofski), brother Adam, sister Bianca (Bobby), step-siblings Corey, Brittney (Brett), Medina and Ian, niece Brynlee, grandparents Stanley and Bride Hutchings, and Mildred Payne, great-grandmother Elva Hutchings. Jeffrey is also survived by a large circle of extended family and friends, including aunts, uncles, and many cousins. Jeffrey was predeceased by his grandfather Henry Payne, his two aunts Evelyn Payne and Melva Hutchings and his two uncles Roger and Enos Hutchings. The family will be receiving family and friends at St. Mary the Virgin Church in Cow Head, NL, on Monday, April 10th, 2017 from 7-9 pm and also on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, with Funeral services taking place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2 pm, also at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Cow Head, NL, with Rev. Kay Short officiating, and burial to follow. Donations may be made in honor of Jeffrey's life to a charity of one's choice. The Funeral arrangements have been made under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main St, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts."

JEWER, Ronald Ernest
Stephenville

Passed away peacefully on April 19, 2017 in the comfort of his home, Stephenville. Born June 17, 1943 in Grand Falls NL, Ron was the son of the late Clifford and Anne (Peyton) Jewer. He was an early employee of Ben's Pharmacy and later Newfoundland Power and Service Canada. He was a member of the First United Church. An avid sportsman from his youth, he was active in baseball, fishing, hunting and playing bridge. Perhaps his greatest pastime was golf. He was predeceased in 2006 by his wife of many years, Mary (Clarke). He is survived by his three children: Rhonda (Bernie), and Clark of Stephenville, and Cliff of Ontario, three sisters: Barbara (Bill) Spurr of Wolfville, NS, Joanne (Alex) Nicholson, Devon, AB, Diane (John) Hanratty, Stephenville. He is also survived by his special companion Vida Robinson Gough, and grandchildren Josh, Riley, Adam, Rebecca, Cruz, Nicole, Kaylie, Latisha and Leah. Ron had a wide circle of friends and cherished the time he spent with them. There will be no visitation. A Funeral service will be held at the First United Church, St. Clare Ave., Stephenville, at 2 pm, Saturday, April 22, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Church. The family guest book may be signed or condolences left at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

KAZMEL, Sharron (Solo)
Born: March 20th, 1954
Passed on: April 28th, 2017

Bedford, N.S./Corner brook, N.L. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Sharron (Solo) Kazmel, 63, passed away April 28, 2017 with her children at her side. Sharron was born March 20, 1954, in Windsor N.L. She was a dedicated employee of the Bank of Montreal for over twenty years until her retirement in 2008. She was a proud and loving mother who held herself with elegance, grace and dignity. Sharron was predeceased by her best friend and loving husband of 35 years William (Bill) Kazmel, parents Hhsan and Anita Solo, brothers Sean and Denny Solo. Sharron is survived by her three children, Leanne (Craig Dixon), Susanne (Ryan Townsend), and Andrew Kazmel; two grand-daughters Claire and Danielle Dixon; and two grand-sons William Townsend and Carter Kazmel. She is also survived by her brothers Rick (Deanne) Solo, Tony (Anne) Solo, Rob Solo, Jim (Ingrid) Solo; and dear friends Joan and Gary Hilton. Sharron will also be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Cremation has occurred and visitation will be held Tuesday May 2, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at JA Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, N.S. A funeral service will be held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 1288 Bedford Highway, Bedford, N.S. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Private burial will be held at St. Anne's Cemetery in Glace Bay, N.S. Her children would like to sincerely thank the caregivers who helped Sharron throughout her illness and especially in her final days. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made in Sharron's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, designated for lung cancer research. For online condolences, please visit: www.jasnowfuneralhome.com

KELLY, Drucilla Dollina
Born: March 25th, 1923
Passed on: April 9th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

We are sad to announce the passing of our beautiful mom on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. Mom was born on Palm Sunday, March 25, 1923 and lived for 94 years on the land of her ancestors, the Brake family. She lived everyday loving her family and spent her married years taking care of her beloved husband, Richard, who predeceased her in 1998 and her eleven children, who cherished her more than anything in life. She leaves to mourn her children: Danny, Mary Alice (John), Ivy (David), Richard Jr. (Donna), Paul, Iris (Lee), Donna (Wayne), Kathy (Larry), Judy (David), Grant (with whom she resided until admission to Long Term Care in 2016) and Denise (Darrell); grandchildren: Angela (Kevin), Joanne (Geoff), Anne (Andrew), Michael, Julie (Darren), Joseph, Phillip, Amanda (Travis), Daniel, Jennifer (Ed), Lisa (Devin), Sean, Gail, Nicholas, Liam, Ryan, Charlie, Annie (Mathew), Benjamin, Maria, Evan, Alice, Katie, Rachel. Predeceased by granddaughter Pamela in 2001. Also survived by great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Ethan, Nathan, Alex, Jacob, Max, Julia, Joseph, Jack, Sam, Sophie, Matthew, Josie, Maggie, Baby Meyers and Dayanara. She was predeceased by her siblings: Gordon, Myrtle, Dawson, Leslie, Fred, Dorothy, Ivy, John and Noble, as well as her parents Walter James Brake and her mother Elizabeth Alice (Lovell) Brake, whom she loved with all her heart. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the Country Haven Funeral Chapel, with Reverend Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

LUSCOMBE, Wornetta "Neta" Lydia Marie (nee Dinney)
Passed on: April 30th, 2017

Passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family on Sunday, April 30, 2017 after a very brief stay at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre, Wornetta "Neta" Lydia Marie Luscombe (nee Dinney) aged 93 years. Neta was predeceased by her husband, Hubert, son, Melvin (Theresa), and siblings, Minnie Snow (Gordon); John (Minnie); Cleo (Rowena); Jessie Legge (Isaac); Eliza Foote (Stanley); Warrick (Kay); Lucy Granter (Fred); and Ruth Chapel (George). Leaving to mourn with precious memories are her children: Lucy; Janice Smith (Willis); Ivan (Roseanne); Sandra (Richard Gosse); grandchildren: Dwayne and Lori; Dean, Suzanne and Jonathan; Trevor, Troy and Trista; and Lauren, Andrew and Daniel; her sister, Ruby Baker (Sam), 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Born in Pilley's Island and raised in Deer Lake, Neta moved to Stephenville to work with Bannikin's and there met and married Bert in 1945. Together until his passing in 2001, they raised their family in Stephenville and opened their home to so many others: housing various friends and relations, and visiting teachers. After a flood relocated her neighborhood in 2005, Neta joined Sandra and Richard in St. John's, where for more than a decade they enjoyed her quick wit, remarkable memories, passion for good coffee and better chocolate, and loving attention each and every day. Her company and care will be sorely missed. Special thanks to dedicated home care giver Lisa Parsons, and to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Ross Family Medical Clinic, St. Clare's Hospital and at the L.A. Miller Centre. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Rd. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral Service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:00 am with interment to follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Stephenville on Friday May 5 at 2:00 p.m. Neta spent a lifetime caring for and feeding everyone she met. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bridges to Hope Food Aid Centre and Community Kitchen or to your local food bank. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com

LUTHER, William Douglas
Born: April 22nd, 1925
Passed on: April 10th, 2017
Little Rapids, NL

Passed peacefully away on Monday, April 10, 2017, William Douglas Luther at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 64 years Hughena (nee Wentzell); children: Paula Battcock, Wendy Sample and Michael Luther; grandchildren: Sarah Battcock (Trevor White), Dr. Megan Sample (Patrick Carey), Matthew Sample (Joelle Marche), Zachary Luther and Abigail Luther; sisters-in-law: Ula Byrne, Mona (Jack) Hollands and Sylvia (Don) Thistle; brother-in-law Willis Martin (Monica); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Edward and Margaret Luther, brother Lindbergh (Mary) Luther, parents-in-law Angus and Selina Wentzell, sister-in-law Linda Martin and brother-in-law Gerald Byrne. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 13 at 1:00 p.m. at All Saints' Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Cremation and burial to follow. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

MATCHIM, Gordon Chesley
Born: May 18th, 1942
Passed on: April 10th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Chesley Matchim, announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL on Monday, April 10th, 2017, in his 74th year. He leaves to mourn, his loving wife of 50 years, Rita Matchim (Nee Bradley). His 3 children: Jessie (Dale) Rumbolt, Rick (Rose) Matchim, and Gordon (Bernice) Matchim; 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and step grandchildren. Gordon also leaves to mourn his brother, Eric Matchim, and wife, Cora. He is predeceased by his mother, Jessie Matchim, his father Cecil Matchim and his sister Shirley Martin. Visitation will take place for family and friends on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main St, Deer Lake, NL. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 2:00pm at the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake, NL, with Major Wayne Pike officiating. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral services have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our hearts."

McCARTHY, Agnes Mary
Born: March 14th, 1940
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 1st, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Agnes McCarthy announce her sudden passing on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the age of 77 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her special sister: Clare, (husband Leinus); a very special niece: Debra Lynn (Gerry); nephew: Shane (Jamie Lee), along with their children Cameron, Kate-Lynn, Olivia, Heidi, and Ethan and her very close friend Sister Frances Molloy. She also leaves to mourn a number of sisters, brothers, aunts, relatives and friends. She will be sadly missed by her neighbours Carolyn, Cheryl, Brian, and Derek. Agnes spend countless hours doing what she loved best volunteering with her church at All Hallows, the Cancer Society, Food Bank and the Liberal Association and numerous other organizations. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 7-9 pm and Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 10 am from All Hallows Parish, Humber Road with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia. As expressions of sympathy donation may be made to The Cancer Society or the Food Bank. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

McCARTHY, Austin
Corner Brook, NL
1946 - 2017

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the sudden passing of our brother Austin McCarthy on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at his home in Corner Brook at the age of 70 years. Austin was predeceased by his loving parents Elizabeth and William McCarthy, his eldest brother Ferd and sisters Helen, Carmel and Agnes. He is survived by one remaining brother Jerry and sisters Mary, Margaret and Clare. Austin graduated from Regina High School and worked in Labrador for many years. After returning to Corner Brook, Austin was not without his struggles and for a time lived at Xavier House. He then continued to reside in Corner Brook and was employed at Scotia Recyclers until his retirement. Austin was a private, polite, positive and independent person, always quick to offer a helping hand, and had not a bad word to say about anyone. He was a perfect gentleman, loved by all and will be sadly missed. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Austin's memory can be sent to Xavier House, Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

MULLINS, Susie Marion (nee Garcin)
Born: September 7th, 1927
Passed on: April 11th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susie Marion Mullins announce her passing on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Gary (Joy) Mullins; sister-in-law Mary Mullins; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Mullins, parents John and Lucy Garcin, brothers George (Armorel) Garcin, Ivan (Jean) Garcin and Doug (Sadie) Garcin, sister Ada (Bill) Davis. A special thank you to Dr. Westby and the staff at the Corner Brook Long Term Facility 2 South. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue. 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 by visiting www.fillatre.ca

PARKER, Michael Phillip
Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: April 8th, 2017

Aged 69, of Middle Sackville, N.S., died of pancreatic cancer at the Victoria General Hospital on April 8, 2017. Michael was born Feb. 13, 1948 in Toronto and studied violin and viola at the Royal Conservatory of Music, in Banff and at Michigan State University. From 1972-1976 he was a founding member, performer and Executive Secretary with the contemporary music group Array (now Arraymusic) in Toronto. He graduated in 1972 with a MA in Classical Studies (Greek and Latin) from the University of Toronto, and completed a Ph.D. in Roman Studies from McMaster University in 1991.
In 1976, he moved to Newfoundland where he served as Principal Violist with the Newfoundland Symphony from 1976-77. In 1977 he joined the faculty of what became Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, in Corner Brook, where he was Professor of Classics and Historical Studies. He also taught courses in Music Appreciation and presented many musical events . In 2007, Michael retired from MUN and relocated to Halifax, teaching classics part-time at St. Mary's and Dalhousie, and the Seniors' College of Nova Scotia (SCANS), where his classes were popular. For many years, he shared his love of opera, in both Corner Brook (Grenfell) and Halifax (Dalhousie), through "Sunday Night at the Opera," a series of lively lectures with screenings of opera productions from his collection.
Michael's music has been performed throughout Canada, and in Amsterdam, London, Paris, Cairo, France and the United States, by such organizations as Victoria International Festival, Holland Festival, Toronto Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Minneapolis Symphony and Newfoundland Symphony. He won prizes in national and provincial competitions. Several of his works have been recorded on disc. A recording of his chamber music for clarinet, LYRE (1997), was nominated for an East Coast Music Award for Best Classical Album.
From 2012, he collaborated with composer Bob Bauer and pianist Barbara Pritchard on Musikon, a series devoted to new Canadian music. Musikon produced 10 concerts in conjunction with art installations at the Saint Mary's University Art Gallery.
In Newfoundland, Michael organized fundraisers to benefit AIDS victims. He enjoyed travel, especially to ancient Greek and Roman sites, motorcycling in his younger years, and figure skating. With help from Jan Grebneff, friend, fellow skating fan, and guardian angel during his last weeks in hospital, he was able to enjoy watching Canadian women make history at the 2017 World Skating Championships.
Predeceased by his parents, May and Fred Parker; survived by brother, Paul (Louise), Toronto; nephew, Robert; cat Morris, and a large circle of friends. Thank you to the Victoria General Palliative Care staff for care received at home and in hospital in Unit 7A. Celebrations of Michael's life will take place at a later date in Halifax, Corner Brook and Toronto. Condolences may be left at dartmouthfuneralhome.ca

PARSONS, Vivian Regina (nee Crocker)
Born: October 24th, 1948
Passed on: April 28th, 2017

On Friday, April 28th, 2017, another angel got her wings, but in the process we lost a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. We the family of Vivian Regina Parsons nee Crocker, with profound sadness announce her sudden passing at her family residence in Woody Pt., NL, at the age of 68 years. Vivian Leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 50 years Claude, her son Wade (Gladys), daughter Bernice (Perry) and granddaughters Katelyn and Brittany, brother George (Karen), brother-in-law Wilbert (Velda), sisters-in-law Emma, Doris (Lloyd), Ada (Peter), and Ina, also a very special Aunt Flora. Vivian was predeceased by her mother Vera, step-father Freeman, mother and father-in-law Lillian and John, and very special Uncle Scott. Also leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended families and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends at the Shoal Brook United Church in Shoal Brook, NL, on Monday, May 1st, 2017, from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery, in Shoal Brook, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever gone from our sight but never from our Hearts."
"Rest in peace our special Angel."

PILGRIM, Teena Ann
Born: April 3rd, 1977
Passed on: April 13th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Teena Ann Pilgrim announce her passing at WMRH on Friday, April 13, 2017 at the age of 40 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her parents Tassie and Bruce Pilgrim; daughter and best friend Brittany Pilgrim; sister Trina Ozon; brother-in-law Adam Ozon; niece and nephew Kathleen and Zachary Ozon; grandmother Dulcie Ropson; also remembered and loved by many of her family and close friends. She was predeceased by her grandfathers James Pilgrim and Harold Ropson. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, April 16, 2017, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. with Major Edward Barrow and Major Luanne Barrow officiating. At Teena's request, cremation will follow after the service and interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made with donations to the Family Outreach Resource Center. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Loved by many, missed by all"
"Remembered Always"

PURCHASE, George
Born: October 20th, 1935
Passed on: April 1st, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Purchase announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories, his daughters: Donna Peddle (Gary), Joann Purchase, Sharon Purchase, Georgina Taylor (Hayward) and Terri-Lynn Pike (Roger); grandchildren: Karma and Shannon Peddle, Tyler and Shane Purchase, Aaron and Keegan Patey, Zachary and Nicholas Taylor; great-grandsons: Dimitri Peddle and Ryder Purchase; great-grand-daughter Katherine Peddle; sisters: Ruth, Jean and Eva; sister Rosalie and his friends at Xavier House, where he was a resident for 17 years; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Elinore Purchase and his parents: Walter and Elsie Purchase. In keeping with George's wishes, cremation will take place. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from the Country Haven Funeral Chapel, with Reverend Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Xavier House or the Mental Health Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

REID, Brenda Diane (nee Locke)
Born: August 26th, 1959
Passed in: Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 19th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brenda Reid announce her passing at the James Paton Memorial Health Care Centre on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 57 years. She was predeceased by her mother Daisy Locke; father-in-law Angus Reid; sister-in-law Judy Locke. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 27 years Barry Reid; father George Locke (Lucy) of Corner Brook, NL; mother-in-law Gladys of Grand Falls, NL; brothers Terry of Cambridge, ON, Brian of Brampton, ON, Keith (Pauline) of Corner Brook, NL; in-laws: John Reid, Lynn Sooley (Randy), Andrew Reid (Tania); nieces and nephews: Samantha, Val, Donna, Casandra, Stephanie, Christopher, Nichola, Reid; special friends Wayne and Debbie Vardy of Paradise, NL, all the ladies of the Dragon Boat Boaters and Pink Ladies, Gander and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Brenda fought a courageous battle with cancer, even while fighting her disease, Brenda always had a smile that could light up a room and she was like a ray of sunshine wherever she went. In keeping with Brenda's wishes cremation has taken place. Family will be receiving friends at Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue on Thursday April 20, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday April 21, 2017 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from the Fraser Road United Church on Saturday April 22, 2017 at 2 p.m. with interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, donations in Brenda's memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home Gander/Carmanville and to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

RICKETTS, Susanna
Passed on: April 5th, 2017
Hampden, NL

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Susanna Ricketts, on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 94. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Edna (Albert), Effie (Leander), Betty (Steward), Clayton (Kim), Edith (Wayne); grandchildren: Terrance, Andrew (Trudy), Edith, Harry, Todd (Kim), Gloria (David), Evonne (Terry), Jackie (Neil), Cindy, Elaine (Mitch), Elvis (Jeanette), Kevin (Debbie), Denise (Angus), Robbie (Betty), Denzel (Jasmine), Timmy (Cora), Debbie (Carl), Nancy (Nate), Tony (Kathleen), Christine (George), Eva (Keith), Lloyd (Debbie), Cindy (Chris), Alexandra (Bryce), Lucas, 42 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, parents George and Elizabeth Twyne, grandchildren Kevin and great-grandchild Chantelle, brothers Hubert & Abraham. Then funeral service will be held Saturday, April 8th at 1:00 pm from St. Michael's and All Angels Church in Deer Lake with Reverend Canon Paulette Bugden officiating, followed by the interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Hampden. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 10 Clinic Drive Deer Lake on Friday from 2-4 pm. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. A note of condolence may be left for the family by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

RUMBOLT, Ezekiel
Born: July 11th, 1926
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 11th, 2017

With sad and broken hearts the family of Ezekiel Rumbolt announce his passing at Corner Brook Long Term Care in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn with loving memories his children Kevin (Joyce), Joan (Roy), Wayne (Bertha), Rachel, Pauline (Byron), Barbara (Len), Edna, Oral (Darlene), Vaden (Narda), David (Dawn); his precious grandchildren Craig, Peter, Kerri-Lynn, Keith, Michelle, Jennifer, Tammy, Traci, Jason, Rosalind, Justin, Stephanie, Julie, Susan, Clint, Kyla, Matthew, Allison, Dylan and Demetri; great-grandchildren Logan, Addison, Kurklind, Brooke, Maddison, Curtis, Steven, Tyler, Lucas, Heather, Aaron, Dakota and Clare; sons-in-law Ivan, Howard, Barry; sister Marjorie Schroeder; brother Roland (Marion); sister-in-law Myrtle. Also leaves to mourn a number of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by beloved wife Violet; infant daughter Mary; parents Ezekiel and Rosa Rumbolt; brothers and sisters-in-law Garfield and Elizabeth Rumbolt, Scott Rumbolt, Lilian and Grenfell Hoffee, Richard Evans and Herman Schroeder; nephews Raymond and Ralph Rumbolt; parents-in-law Joseph Vivian and Mary Vivian-Keats. Dad was known for his faithfulness to God. He was an avid outdoorsman whose smiling face and bright eyes brought joy to all around him. The Funeral Service took place at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake with Pastor P. Grimes, Pastor G. Coles officiating. To sign the guest book or send condolences please visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home.

RYAN, David Morris
Born: May 6th, 1950
Passed on: April 28th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Ryan announce his passing at the W.M.R.H. Palliative Care Unit on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the age of 66 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Brenda of 43 years; daughter Nicole Curtis (Rodney); son Billy Ryan (Kelly); precious grandchildren Emma and Alice; sister Rose Ryan (Rick); brothers Jim Ryan (Marie), Alan Ryan (Laura), Terry Ryan, Frank Ryan (Jeannie), John Ryan (Joy); sisters-in-law Greta Tapp, Geraldine Tarbett (Clyde), Evelyn Tapp (Dave), Wanda Tapp, brothers-in-law Doug Tapp, Raymond Tapp (Sharon) and Clayton Tapp (Debbie), also a large circle of extended family, friends and coworkers of W.M.R.H and Corner Brook Long Term Care. He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Olive Ryan; sister Gertrude Ryan (Bill); brothers Don Ryan, Randy Ryan and William Ryan; brother-in-law David Tapp; mother and father-in-law Bill and Alice Tapp. In keeping with David's wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road on Monday May 1, 2017 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from All Saint's Anglican Church, Clarence St. on May 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donation can be made to a charity of one choice. The family guestbook can be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever in our Hearts."

SHARPE, Richard James (Jimmy)
Born: October 29th, 1964
Passed on: April 6th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard James Sharpe announce his passing on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 52 years, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories the mother of his children Joanne Hamshere; his precious children: Lucy, James and Kate; sister: Peggy (Bill) Esler; brother: David (Sheila) Sharpe; niece: Patty (Curtis); great-niece: Alexie; great-nephew: Jacob, and great-great-nephew Will; numerous nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. Jimmy will be sadly missed by many family and friends; He was predeceased by his parents: Don and Delilah Sharpe; brother's: Paul, Larry and Geoff. As per Jimmy's request Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home on Saturday, April 8 from 7-9 PM. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Palliative Care Unit. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Rex
Born: January 16th, 1927
Passed on: April 30th, 2017
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rex White announces his passing on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his residence in his 91st year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sisters: Olive Adderley, Beverley Neal and Joan (Sam) Spares; step-brother Keith Mercer; brother-in-law Roland (Kay) Howell; sister-in-law Clarice Howell; his beloved Westie "Skye"; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Daisy (née Howell), parents Randell (Ron) and Ella Whyte, step-mother Jean Whyte, brothers-in-law Jack Adderley and George Neal. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. from First United Church, Park Street with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at the United Townsite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the SPCA or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WIGHT, Mary Elizabeth (nee Oxford)
Born: November 9th, 1932
Passed on: April 29th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Elizabeth Wight announce her peaceful passing at home at the age of 84. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 47 years, William; her children: Cora (Don) and Paul (Melanie); her grandchildren: Crystal (Fabian), Tanya (Greg), Dana (Alanna), Ethan and Dylan; her great-grandchildren: Tiffany (Damian), Brandi (Kevin), Brady (Kayla), Scott, Katelyn, Ebony, Logan, Paris, Peyton and Paige; her great-great-grandchildren: Hannah, Nathan and Parker; her brother and sister: Gordon (Marjorie) and Louise (Reg); her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Pearl (Sam), Ross (Shirley) and Lily and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Annie Oxford; her parents-in-law, George and Lydia Wight; her sister, Margaret; her brother, Wilfred; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Mildred, Milton, Ralph, Ray, George and Dave. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home at 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake on Monday, May 1 from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 2PM at the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Major Pike officiating. Donations in remembrance may be made to the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

WILLETT, Neil Joseph
Passed on: April 18th, 2017
Stephenville

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Neil Willett announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville on April 18, 2017 at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn his son Jake in Nova Scotia, daughter Sarah Rose in Corner Brook, four brothers: Jerry (Mary), Nova Scotia, Lenny (Patsy), Kippens, Brian (Lorraine), Humber Village, Stan (Rose), Stephenville, six sisters: Elaine (Robert) Ford, Stephenville, Cathy (Sean) Wells, Stephenville, Sheila (Sean) Russell, Nova Scotia, Sharon (Kevin) Buckley, Lab City, Colleen (Rory) Penton, Stephenville, Judy (Dwayne) Parsons, Ontario, and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Violet and Stanley, brother Michael and niece Emily. At Neil's request cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

YOUNG, Gerald Raymond
Born: June 22nd, 1933
Passed on: April 15th, 2017

With great sadness, the family of Gerald Raymond Young announce his passing at the WMRH on Saturday, April 15, 2017. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters Vickie, Kelly Bartlett (Bill); his sons Jeff, Terry (Billie) and Robert (Jeannie); three precious grandchildren Leeann (Murray) (Jessie), Nicklaus (Taylor) and Lucas; two great-grandchildren Carter and Mason; his sisters Lena Willis (Roy), Joan Mason; sisters-in-law Vivian, Gladys, Marie, Margaret and Jean; brother-in-law Bud Walker and the Donahue family; special friends Joyce and Andy Pittman; and also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Sheila Donahue Young, November 2015; father George and mother Marion; sisters Madge and Winnie; brothers Jeffrey, Nicholas, Dennis and Tim. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetary at a later date. For expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations can be made to the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.countryhaven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts."

 

 

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