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The Western Star Newspaper
May 2003

 

Thursday, May 1, 2003

DEATH

BUTT, Lillian G.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Butt announce her passing on Wednesday, April 30th, 2003 at the Interfaith Home in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn her loving and devoted husband of 62 years Douglas Butt; her children: Walter, Clayton, Elmo (Gaye), Marie, Wilfred, Kevin (Charlene), Eric; grandchildren: Ken, Michael, Cecile, Kelly, Samantha, Lindsey, Daniel; great grandchildren: Joshua, Evan, Emily; and she will be remembered by many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Martha George, brother Wilfred. The funeral service will be held Saturday, May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from The Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Interfaith Home. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, May 2, 2003

DEATHS

HILLIER, Archibald "Clarke"
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Archibald Clarke Hillier announce his passing on Thursday, May 1st, 2003 at St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Daisy (nee Cooper); daughters: Donna (Elvis) Davis and Valerie (Robin) Spence, Deer Lake; grandchildren: Carolyn (Martin Leonard) Davis, Deer Lake, Heather (Darren) Tulk, Ponoka, Alb., Danielle Davis, Deer Lake, Stephen Spence, Deer Lake, Matthew Spence, St. John's and Sarah Spence, Deer Lake; one great granddaughter, Allison Leonard, Deer Lake; sisters: Joy (Garfield) Hillier, Lewisporte, Clemmie (Allan) White, Comfort Cove, Grace (Iliffe) Wells, Campbellton, Elsie Rideout, Porterville, Louise Collins, Hare Bay; sisters-in-law: Muriel (Max) Cole, Lillian Hutchings, Evelyn Ball and Hattie Cooper, Deer Lake; brothers-in-law: Carl (Mary) Cooper, Deer Lake and Milton Cooper, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother George and sisters Rose, Allie and Edna. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 4th at 2:30 p.m. from The Salvation Army Citadel, Deer Lake with Majors Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, High Street. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the David C. Ball Memorial Fund or to the W.M.R.H. Foundation. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

ANTHONY, Emily Gertrude
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Gertrude Anthony announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, her husband of 47 years, Leslie; daughters: Catherine Cook (Donald) and Irene Ruth (Hector) all of Corner Brook; a son Robert (Vernetta) of Scarborough, Ontario; a sister Shirley Gillingham (Melvin) of Corner Brook; six grandchildren: Jennifer, Monique, Kelly, Julia, Jessica and Erin; great-grandchildren: Cody and Cayden; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Hayward and Alice; sisters: Mary Bennett, Margaret and Mildred Prosper; brothers: Henry, Charles, Harold and William. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral on Saturday, May 3, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment will take place at the Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Saturday, May 3, 2003

DEATH

BURTON, Benjamin Thomas
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Thomas Burton announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 02, 2003 at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, his wife Eva (nee Brown); daughters: Lorraine (Dan) Young of Prince George, BC, Evelyn of Corner Brook, Rosemary of Edmonton, Alberta; sons: Robert of Calgary, Alberta, Gerald (June) of Steady Brook; fourteen grandchildren: Jade, Daniel, Richard, Jason, Paula, Wendy, Robin, Ester, David, Ruth, Elizabeth, Timothy, Rosemary and Stephan; four great grandchildren: Todd, Robbie, Kylee and McKensie; sister Lena (Cyril) Webster of Corner Brook; brothers: Hubert (Maxine) of Ontario, Abe and Pierce of Corner Brook; a sister-in-law Margaret; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Levina and Hubert; brothers: Edward, Martin and Harry and a sister Mildred Childs. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place at the First United Church on Tuesday, May 6, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Adams officiating. Interment will take place at the Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

ENGAGEMENT

WHALEN & FRENCH
Robert and Mary Catherine Whalen of Stephenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Wendy Leona to George Raymond French. George is the son of George Sr. and Linda French of Corner Brook. Wendy is the granddaughter of Clyde and Ruby Whalen of Corner Brook and William A. and Mary Ryan of O'Regan's. George is the grandson of William and Susie French of Corner Brook. A July 2004 wedding is planned. Congratulations and well wishes from all their family and friends.

BIRTHS

PERRY
Joanne and Dale Perry of Ottawa are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Megan Perry on January 20, 2003, weighing 6 lb. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Donna and Gary Caines of Deer Lake and Patsy and David Perry of Pynn's Brook.

REID
Jason and Lana Reid of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Dianne, on January 24, 2003, weighing 7 lb. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Rod and Rowena Tucker and Woodrow and Mary Reid.

LOWE
SPECIAL BLESSING

Brian & Francine Lowe of Corner Brook and son Peter are proud to announce the birth of their second son Adam Allan Harvey born Feb. 4th, weighing 8 lb. 7½ oz. Proud grandparents are Frank & Sandra Clarke of Victoria & Dorothy & Harvey Fowler of Capstain Island, Labrador. Proud great-grandparents are Stella Clarke of Victoria & Mary Lowe of Pinware, Labrador. Congratulations are extended from all their family and friends.


Monday, May 5, 2003

DEATH

BRAKE, Winnifred
Oct. 10th, 1919 - May 3rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnifred Brake announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters Ada Legge and Trudi Brake, her five sons: Murray, John, George, Rick and Barry Brake, her foster son Rick Maidment Jr., her grandchildren: Michelle McCarthy, Michael and Doug Legge, Keith, Scott, Paul and Tracey Brake, Marsha, Traverse, Anthony, Joshua, Zacheriah, her great-grandchildren Tara, Shanda and Ashley McCarthy, April, Stephanie and Amber Legge, Ashley, Tanner, Sasha, Breanna, Joshue. Her special sisters-in-law Ivy Young and Mona Pritchett, also a large circle of relatives and friends and the U.C.W. in Shoal Brook. She was predeceased by her husband Clayton, her sisters Edith, Maud, Hilda and Marie, her brothers Stuart, Percy and Joe, her parents Capt. John Young and Gertrude White Young, also her grandson Stephen Legge. Flowers will be graciously accepted or donations to the Palliative Care Unit or a charity of one's choice. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Shoal Brook, Sunday, May 4th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will take place Monday, May 5th, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. where also the funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. with Rev. Johnathon Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Shoal Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever in Our Hearts


Tuesday, May 6, 2003

DEATHS

HEAD, James W.
May 14th, 1937 - May 4th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James W. Head announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, May 4th, 2003 in his 66th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his four sisters: Beatrice Combdon, Jackson's Arm, Phyllis Courtney (Jerome), St. John's, Mary Mesi (Peter), Joy Dominique (Terry) of Ontario; his six brothers: Cecil, Edward, Hubert and Gordon, all of Jackson's Arm, Maurice (Diane), Joe (Eileen), St. John's; his Aunt Maude (Gordon) and his uncles Raymond (Laura), Joe and Cosmo, his nine nieces and ten nephews, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George Head and Doris Combdon. Flowers will be graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice. Visitation will take place today Monday at St. Bartholows Church, Jackson's Arm where funeral services will take place Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Jackson's Arm. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St. Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHEATON, Patricia Elaine
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patricia Elaine Wheaton announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, May 05, 2003 at the age of 50. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, her father: Claude Wheaton; step mother, Mary; sisters: Joan (Roland) Loughlin of Corner Brook, Shirley Lane of Springdale, Geraldine Ezekiel, and Sandra Budden both of Ontario; brothers: Clayton (Sue) of Corner Brook, Ted (Kathi) of Winnipeg, Al (Penny) of Ontario, Tom (Isabel) of Pasadena, John (Kathy) of Corner Brook, Tony (Brenda) of British Columbia, and Mark Budden of Ontario; a very special great nephew: Joshua Loughlin of Corner Brook, a special friend, Loretta Gillard, of Corner Brook; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Rhoda Wheaton, (February 1976), and a brother-in-law, Bruce Lane (April 14, 2003). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10-12 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the Oakland United Church on Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Parsons officiating. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road (634-2500).

CAINES, Augustus "Gus"
Pasadena, NL
October 29th, 1930 - May 5, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Augustus Joseph Caines announce his passing on Sunday, May 4th, 2003. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 50 years, Alice (nee Bennett); his sons: Kevin (Marie), Gary (Carol), Tony (Aggie), Gerry (Helen), Junior (Sheila) and Glen (Beverly), all of Pasadena; daughters: Marie (Bob) Walsh, Pasadena and Barbara (Chris) Foster, Labrador City; grandchildren: Joanne, Jennifer, Allen, Michelle, Melanie, Jeremy, Danielle, Philip, Evan, Jillian and Joshue; brothers: George (Bessie), Pasadena, Walter (Helen), Deer Lake and Ralph Canmore, AB; sisters: Marian (Frances) Roche, Curling, Niome Suymour, Scarborough, ON, Catherine (George) Dumont, Ottawa, ON, Ann (Tom) Prosser, Moncton, NB, Loretta (Leo) Cormier, Mississauga, ON, and Genevieue Lang, Scarborough, ON; sisters-in-law Madonna and Linda Caines, Pasadena and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Blanche, his parents-in-law Isreal and Margaret Bennett and brothers: Fred and Arthur. Visitation will take place at the Holy Rosary Church in Pasadena, Monday, May 5th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Holy Rosary Church on Tuesday, May 6th, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Father John Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations to Holy Rosary Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, May 7, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, May 8, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, May 9, 2003

DEATH

BUCK COOK, The Reverend Alison
The Reverend Alison Buck Cook
, 63, Bedford, NY, Jacksonville, VT, and Derby, CT, died on May 3, 2003. She was the wife of James Scott Cook. She was born in New Haven, CT, the daughter of the late Norman Sydney Buck and the late Polly Stone Buck. She was a graduate of the Northfield School, Mount Holyoke College, and Yale Divinity School. She was a frequent contributor of written commentary. She was the Vicar of Immanuel Saint James Episcopal Church in Derby, CT, and her ministry included churches in Newfoundland, Canada at: Flower's Cove, Savage Cove, Green Island Cove, Hawkes Bay, Burgeo, Port Saunders, River of Ponds, Port au Choix, Reef's Harbour, and Corner Brook and in New Lebanon, NY. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, John Lawrence Cook of Bedford, NY and a sister, Judith Buck Moore, of Woodbridge, CT. She was predeceased by a sister, Caroline Buck. A private family committal service will be held in Wilmington, MA. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Saint James Church, 123 Minerva Street, Derby, CT and Saturday, May 17, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Mark's Church, 85 East Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the parish church of your choice or the charity of your choice.


Saturday, May 10, 2003

DEATHS

BENOIT, Paul Joseph
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of DeGrau)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Paul Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, May 8, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his ex-wife Marie Benoit of Stephenville and two sons: Melvin (Mary) Benoit of Mainland, Maurice (Bernice) Benoit of Prince Edward Island and eight daughters: Audrey (Raymond) Jesso of Prince Edward Island, Jaunita Benoit (Clayton) of Stephenville, Martina (Wayne) Benoit of Sheaves Cove, Olivera (Gus) Benoit of Prince Edward Island, Genevieve (Mike) Retieffe of Lourdes, Colleen (Bernard) Benoit of Prince Edward Island, Jacqueline (Melvin) Young of Piccadilly, Christa Benoit (Gilmar) of Edmonton, Alberta and five brothers: Sylvester (Edna) Benoit of DeGrau, Conrad (Regina) Benoit of Stephenville, Leonard (Melina) Benoit of Toronto, Aiden (Monica) Benoit of Calgary, Hillary (Nancy) Benoit of Calgary and four sisters: Mary Rubia of Red Brook, Rose (Robert) Young, Yvonne (Manuel) Jesso, Leona (Andrew) Chaisson, all of DeGrau, twenty-three grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Amelia Benoit and his sister, Emily Marche. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish on Sunday, May 11th (after 1:00 p.m.). Funeral Services will take place on Monday, May 12th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

CURTIS, Ella Muriel
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Friday, May 9th, 2003, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, 5th Floor, Ella Muriel Curtis (nee Doman) at the age of 85. She is survived by her husband Joseph of 63 years, son Gerald (Bud) and his wife Mary of Curling; daughter Gertrude Peck of Labrador City and daughter-in-law Joan Curtis of Deer Lake. Sister Marion (Jack) Allen, Mount Moriah; twelve grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Brother-in-law David (Nina) Curtis, sisters-in-law: Jean (George) Hynes, Joan Curtis and Stella Curtis, as well as many friends and family. She was predeceased by her son John (2000) of Deer Lake, son-in-law Dell Peck (1996), of Labrador City; brothers: Ches, Gerald, Kenneth and George Doman, and sisters Maude LeDrew and Eva Jenkins. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 12th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Church, Curling, Rev. Ed King officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, 5th Floor, St. Mary's Church Memorial Fund or to the Charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TAYLOR, Jean (nee Simms)
Passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2003 at the Health Science Center, Jean Taylor, Retired Director of Social Work and World War II Veterans - Section Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division. Predeceased by her husband Robert Bruce Taylor and her sister Marjorie Howell. Leaving to mourn with fond memories: sister Ada Simms of Clarkes Beach; step mother Mrs. Charlie Simms of Lewisporte; step sister Valerie Taylor of London, ON; nieces Nancy Carberry of Corner Brook and Beth Golia of Lethbridge, AB; nephew Bill Howell of Prince George, BC and their families; other supportive relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from The Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at The Field of Honor, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flower contributions gratefully declined.

BIRTHS

PENNEY - MITCHELL
Lisa and Fred are overjoyed to announce the birth of their beautiful son, Nathan Merlin William, on April 27, 2003, weighing in at a healthy 9 lb. Special thanks to grandparents William and Rosemarie Mitchell for their help, support and patience. Nathan will always be watched over from above by grandparents Merlin and Vivian Penney. Thank you so much to everyone for being there for us.

HICKS
Mark and Deanne Hicks of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their son Joshua Mark on January 14, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 12 oz. Joshua is loved and cherished by his grandparents, aunts & uncles.

BURTON
Dr. Corey and Mrs. Jannatta Francis Burton of Saint John, N.B. are proud parents of Coady Nathaniel Burton, born on March 7th weighing 7 lb. 3½ oz. Love from grandparents, Bruce & Doreen Burton; Dood & Ab Francis of Port aux Basques, Aunt Amanda & Uncle Brad; great grandmother, Sadie Dodge & great grandparents Francis & all friends & relatives.

ENGAGEMENT

GILLAM & GRICE
John and Rowena Gillam of Woody Point are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Joanne to Darryl Grice, son of Maralyn Muller and Randall Grice of Toronto. Wedding is planned for August 2004.

BONNELL & RIDEOUT
Bill & Bonnie Bonnell of Pasadena are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Pamela Marie to Troy Caywood, son of Caywood & Dora Rideout of Corner Brook. The engagement took place on Feb. 21, 2003 and the wedding will take place in Sept. 2003. Best wishes from family & friends.

WEDDING

HACKETT & OBEN
Ann-Marie & Peter Hackett are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Dawn to Timothy Robert, son of Joan Oben and Robert Oben of Toronto. The wedding took place at the Dalhousie University Club in Halifax, NS, on September 28th, 2002. Maid of Honour was Natasha Willis, friend of the bride. The bride's attendants were Jackie (Wells) Way, Peggy (Hackett) Hamilton, Lorna (Gillam) Carter, friends of the bride, and Kimberley Wakefield, friend of the groom. Best Men were Rod MacCormack and Dave Wright, friends of the groom. Grooms attendants were Matt Christian and Trevor Lane, friends of the groom. Elizabeth and Tim were surrounded by friends and family from Newfoundland, Ontario and many other parts of Canada and the U.S.A. The happy couple honeymooned in PEI and returned to settle into their new house in Lower Sackville, NS. Tim recently graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts, Photography, from NSCAD, and is running his own business, Intrepid Photography. Elizabeth works as a Leukemia Research Coordinator at the QE2 Hospital in Halifax. The couple would like to thank their parents, families and friends for making their wedding weekend absolutely unforgettable.

BENNETT & LEGGE
Announcing the marriage of Alison Bennett and Kirkland Legge who were married on April 9, 2003 in the Dominican Republic. Alison is the daughter of Gordon Bennett and Joyce Lewis of Stephenville and Kirkland is the son of Gus and Greta Legge of Jeffreys. Congratulations and best wishes are extended from both families.


Monday, May 12, 2003

DEATHS

HYNES, William George
Etobicoke, Ontario
(Formerly of Port au Port East, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William George Hynes announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, May 9, 2003 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by two brothers-in-law, Angus McIsaac in Port au Port, Ray House of Corner Brook and one sister, Anna Maria (Nan) House of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Rose McIsaac. Visitation took place on Sunday, May 11th at Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East. Funeral Service took place on Monday, May 12th at 11:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

HACKETT (nee Garland), Claudine
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Claudine Hackett announce her passing at the Interfaith Home on Friday, May 9th, 2003 at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Gloria Christopher (Mack), Corner Brook, sons: Neville (Jane), St. John's, Dave (Carolyn), Corner Brook and Garland (Armand), Halifax, NS; 13 grandchildren: Nicole, Carla, Dean, Christopher, Nancy Dawn, Jillian, Tara, Jodi, Wade, Craig, Kimberly, Lisa and Lori, as well as great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Dave, son Marvin and brothers Ron and Reg. Cremation has taken place. Family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 13th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke's Sick Room, Interfaith Home for Seniors, Churchill Crescent, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 5L8, or the Alzheimer Association of NL, Corner Brook Chapter, P.O. Box 914, Corner Brook, NF, A2H 6J2. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Helen
Lark Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Pike (nee Hickey) announce her passing at her family residence in Lark Harbour on Friday, May 9, 2003 at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are, her husband Raymond; daughters: Margaret (Alain) Tapps of Trois Rivères, Quebec, Elizabeth (Ralph) Roberts of Lark Harbour, and Mary (Stan Lawler) of Ontario; sons: Raymond (Michelle) of Ontario, and Christopher of Lark Harbour; nine grandchildren; brothers: Oscar, Arthur, Gerald, Levi, Gordon and Albert; sisters: Jane, Catherine, Elizabeth, Elsie, and Thrifena; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Patrick and Mary Hickey, and two brothers John and Lawrence. Visitation took place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Sunday, May 11, 2003. Funeral services will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Monday, May 12, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

LOCKLYNN, Garfield
Silverwood Manor
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garfield Locklyn announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, May 9, 2003 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by two sons: Lloyd Durdle of West Bay, Melvin (Mary) Locklyn of Gallants; one daughter, Jeanette Revell of London, Ontario, one brother, George Locklyn of New Hampshire and sister-in-law, Gladys Locklyn of Gallants, a large circle of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Annie B. Locklyn in 1988 and his brothers and sisters. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday evening and Sunday. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, May 12th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with Interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.


Tuesday, May 13, 2003

DEATHS

PAYNE, David
World War II Veteran
Cow Head
November 30th, 1921 - May 12th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Payne announce his passing on Monday, May 12th, 2003 at his family residence in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Edna; one daughter Violet (Bob) Nicholle of Cow Head; five sons: Austin (Viola), Faron (Maxine), Oscar (Portia) all of Cow Head, Graham (Elizabeth) of Port aux Basques and Adam (Nancy) of Fort McMurray; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; his brothers: George and Winston (Jessie) both of Cow Head; his sister-in-law Evangeline Payne of Corner Brook. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Grant and Ester, brothers: Edward, Albert, Leonard and Garfield, sister Ellen Shears. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday and Wednesday from the Anglican Church in Cow Head where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"


Wednesday, May 14, 2003

DEATH

PAFFORD, Martha Ellen
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness the family of Martha Ellen Pafford announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on May 13 in her 88th year. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 1986 and her sons Reginald 1986 and Gordon 1941. Left to mourn with many fond and loving memories are seven daughters: Evelyn Dingwell (Raymond), Frankford, Ontario; Roxeen Meyers (Al), Mission, B.C., Lydia Vincent (Edgar), Sudbury, Ontario, Olive Banfield (Donald), Stephenville, Shirley Earle (Eric), Corner Brook, Margaret Pafford, Weston, Ontario, Eileen O'Quinn (Philip) Edmonton, Alberta and three sons: Norman (Lorraine), Irishtown, Freeman (Shirley), Corner Brook and Derek (Nancy), Sudbury, Ontario. Also forty grandchildren, forty four great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Maude Pafford, Corner Brook, as well as a large number of nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 16th at 2:30 p.m. from all Saint's Anglican Church, Premier Drive with Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to either the Western Memorial Regional Hospital (6th Floor) or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.


Thursday, May 15, 2003

DEATHS

ALLEN, Neta Mae
Corner Brook, NL

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, on May 13, 2003, at the age of 63 Neta Mae (nee Morrison) Allen was called home to be with her Lord. She is survived by her husband Sam (Bud); two sons: Craig (Rhonda) and Brent (friend Elizabeth), both of Corner Brook; three grandchildren; Mark, Kelsey, and Robyn; six sisters: Marie, Phyllis (Glenn) Wilding, Donna (Jim) Turner, Irene and Alvin Bourdeau, Judy, all of Nova Scotia, and Joan of Ontario; two brothers: Jerry (Ann) Morrison and Larry (Jane) Morrison, both of British Columbia; father-in-law Robert W. Allen of Corner Brook; and brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Don and Sylvia Morrison and brother Frank. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's The Virgin Anglican Church with Reverend Ed King officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

GAUDON, Aloysius
5 Millbrook Lane, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Aloysius Gaudon announce his passing at St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's on Monday, May 12, 2003 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Rita and two sons: Joe (Cathy) Gaudon of Mount Pearl, Kevin (Tanya) Gaudon of Conception Bay South, one daughter, Janet Gaudon of Gander and two brothers: Hilliard (Donna) Gaudon of Victoria, British Columbia, Earl (Margaret) Gaudon of Campbell's Creek, one sister, Mary Nichols of British Columbia; four grandchildren: Nevin, Jordan, Christopher, Alex and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Adele Gaudon. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, May 16th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with Cremation Service to follow at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Arthritis Society (Nfld. & Labrador Division) would be greatly appreciated.

PAFFORD, Martha Ellen
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness the family of Martha Ellen Pafford announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on May 13 in her 88th year. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 1986 and her sons Reginald 1986 and Gordon 1941. Left to mourn with many fond and loving memories are seven daughters: Evelyn Dingwell (Raymond), Frankford, Ontario; Roxeen Meyers (Al), Mission, B.C., Lydia Vincent (Edgar), Sudbury, Ontario, Olive Banfield (Donald), Stephenville, Shirley Earle (Eric), Corner Brook, Margaret Pafford, Weston, Ontario, Eileen O'Quinn (Philip) Edmonton, Alberta and three sons: Norman (Lorraine), Irishtown, Freeman (Shirley), Corner Brook and Derek (Nancy), Sudbury, Ontario. Also forty grandchildren, forty four great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Maude Pafford, Corner Brook, as well as a large number of nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 16th at 2:30 p.m. from all Saint's Anglican Church, Premier Drive with Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to either the Western Memorial Regional Hospital (6th Floor) or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.


Friday, May 16, 2003

DEATH

BLANCHARD, Charles Fisher
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Thursday, May 15th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Charles Blanchard at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: son Alex (Thelma), Corner Brook; daughters: Pearl (Art Misko), Toronto, Ontario, Doris Hickey, Marion, Elsie Clements (Eugene), all of Corner Brook, Joan Brubaker, Calgary, Alberta; sisters: Elsie Blanchard, McIvers, Gertrude Sharpe (Bill), Upper Island Cove, Conception Bay; grandchildren: Sherri, Michael, Tammy, Lesa, Todd, Ted, Aaron, Sasha, Sheyenne; seven great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Gladys, October 7, 1992, son-in-law James Hickey, October 31, 1993. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from All Saints Church, Clarence Street on Saturday, May 17th, at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Canon Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, May 17, 2003

DEATHS

ADDERLEY, John (Jack) Herbert
Passed away Wednesday, May 14th, 2003 at his home in Bedford, Nova Scotia. He is survived by his wife Olive Adderley, daughter Lynne (Wayne) McArthy, daughter Gail (Ray) Grover, and son Jack (Margaret) Adderley, step-daughters: Beverley Anne (Max) Powell, Janet (Richard) Day, Barbara Jean (Rod) White and Carolyn (Dwight) Taylor, and ten grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Memorial visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CROCKER, Bramwell
Trout River
January 18th, 1921 - May 16th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bramwell Crocker announce his passing on Friday, May 16th, 2003, at Bonne Bay Health Centre, in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Classie (nee Butler); his children, Claude of Woody Point, Molly (Nelson) Barnes of Trout River, Nancy (Scott) Crocker of Woody Point, Harvey (Trudy) of Trout River, Lorna (Kevin) Young of Glenburnie, Pam (Randy) Crocker of Wiltondale, and Eunice (Patrick) Eggleton of Alberta; 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Walter of Trout River, Kitchener (Joy) of Pasadena, Gerald (Lena) of Cox's Cove, Gurney (Phyllis) of Ontario; three sisters, Bernice Hardy of Edmonton, Alice Butler of Ontario, and Leah Brake of Trout River; sister-in-law Ivy (Harvey) Parsons; two brothers-in-law George (Jeanette) Butler and Powless Butler, all of Trout River; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Visitation will take place today, Saturday, from the Salvation Army Church in Trout River, where funeral services will also take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Simms 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"

PARSONS, Rosie Mildred
Woody Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rosie Mildred Parsons announce her passing on Thursday, May 15th, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband Donald; stepson Ralph (Nancy) Parsons and granddaughter Angela (Rodney) Crocker; sisters Mary Brake (George Clarke), Toronto; Daisy Coughlin, USA; Olive MacAulay, Summerside, and Mina Loder, Corner Brook; brothers Noble (Valcie) Parsons and Harvey (Ivy) Parsons, Trout River; brothers-in-law Baxter (Norma) Parsons and Harold (Allie) Parsons, Woody Point; sisters-in-law Edna Noel, Deer Lake; Veda Hann, Summerside; Viola Hann, Alberta; Lenore and Janet Hann, both of Ontario; special nephew Harold (Judy) Strickland; Jennifer and David, Corner Brook, and special niece Elaine (Clyde) Earle and family, Woody Point; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband John (Jack) Wheeler; sisters Rudy, Effie, Bessie, and Minnie; brothers Herb, Will, Bert, Wince, Elwood, and Ken; parents George and Laura Parsons and Levinia and George Hann. The family will be receiving friends from St. Andrew's United Church in Woody Point today, from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Raymond Clouter officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Andrew's United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DICKS (nee Collett), Maisie
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Maisie Dicks announce her passing on May 15, 2003 at the age of 75. She was predeceased by her husband Howard in 1994. Left to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her sisters Laura (John) Stratton, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; Helen (Charles) Sweetland, Stephenville; Margaret (Norman) Pinhorn, Foxtrap, NL; and Rosalind (Edward) Lockyer; brothers Thomas (Margaret) Collett, London, ON; Arthur (Sheila) Collett, London, ON; and Rev. Lloyd (Ada) Collett, Arnolds Cove, NL; as well as many nieces and nephews, and a large circle of friends. Friends may call at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville, Friday, May 16, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, May 17, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Stephenville, on Sunday, May 18 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. No flowers by request; as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Augustine's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

PENNELL, Sandy (Ball)
Benoit's Cove, NL

Passed peacefully away on Friday, May 16, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Sandy Pennell at the age of 53 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Elaine (nee Hynes) and two daughters, Krista Trask (Jason), St. John's and Kathy Pennell; one brother Gary Ball (Paulette), Alberta; two sisters: Myrlane Ball and Eva Walsh (Gar), PEI; mother-in-law Hilda Hynes, step-mother Wannetta Ball; brothers-in-law, Don Hynes (Edna) and Matthew Hynes (Donna), Port Hawkesbury, NS; Howard Hynes and Glen Hynes (Kim), Benoit's Cove, Greg Hynes (Debbie), Roland Hynes and Colin Hynes, Edmonton, AB; five sisters-in-law: Doreen Rumbolt (Fred), Marion Gallant (Walter), Nancy O'Quinn (Darrin), Eleanor Hynes, Benoit's Cove, and Katherine Jewers (Herb), Mulgrave, NS. He will be fondly remembered by a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Olive Pennell, Sandy and Jeanette Ball as well as his brother-in-law Leo Hynes. At Sandy's request cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place from Saint Mary's Anglican Church on Sunday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Evelyn Piercey officiating. Interment will follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery in Lark Harbour. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"To the world he was one, but to us he was the world".

LANGDON, Raymond Arthur
Pasadena
December 6th, 1932 - May 16th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Arthur Langdon announce his passing on Friday, May 16th, 2003 at his family cabin in Howley in his 70th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Dinah (nee Wight); his children: Maureen, Sharon (Terry), and Rosalind, all of Pasadena, Mark (Maureen) of Etobicoke, Ontario and Brian of Mississauga, Ontario; his grandchildren: Sonya (Peter) Cornect, Michael, Melanie, Jonathon, Whitney, Mark, Jessica and Laura-Lynn; two sisters: Tiff (Victor) Wight, Jessie (Gerald) Wight, both of Pasadena; one brother Ivan (Wanda) Langdon of Cormack; his sister-in-law Vivian (Eugene) Andrews of Deer Lake; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Kate & Ralph Langdon and brothers: Guy and Jim. Visitation will take place today, Saturday, and Sunday from the Salvation Army Church in Pasadena where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Angell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or The Salvation Army Building Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BIRTH

MCCARTHY
Sean, Anna-Marie and big brother Liam are thrilled to announce the arrival of Emma Jessie Marie. Emma arrived April 12, 2003 at 1;50 p.m. at The Janeway Child Health Centre, St. John's weighing in at 7 lb. 13.5 oz. She's welcomed by grandparents Kevin and Eva McCarthy, Bill and Maxine Halfyard and great-grandmothers Sarah Halfyard-Strickland and Nellie Hayes.

MATCHETT - WATERHOUSE
Amy and Chris Matchett-Waterhouse are pleased to announce the birth of their son Alexander Gerald. Born at Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta on February 23rd, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 7 oz. Grandparents are Mary and Robert Matchett of Fredericton, NB, Thea Waterhouse, Fredericton, NB and Terry Waterhouse of Corner Brook.


Monday, May 19, 2003

In observance of Victoria Day, The Western Star will not publish on Monday, May 19, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume and offices reopen on Tuesday, May 20.


Tuesday, May 20, 2003

DEATHS

HAWKINS, Gerard Michael
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Saturday, May 17th, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, Gerard Michael Hawkins at the age of 47. He will be lovely remembered by his children, son Andrew Hawkins and daughter Michelle Shortings (James), granddaughter Haley Shorting, mother Regina Hawkins; sisters: Sylvia Kennedy (John F.), Mary Hawkins (Keith Cox); step-sisters: Brenda Legere, Dorothy Lomond (Thomas); brothers: Jim Hawkins (Cathy), Brian Hawkins, Robert Hawkins (Lynda), Clement Hawkins jr. (Nettie), John Hawkins (Karen), Melvin Brake, and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Clement Hawkins in 1968 and his nephew George Hawkins. The funeral service will be held today, May 20th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by cremation. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEONARD, Mary Lorraine (nee: Murphy)
July 18, 1947 - May 17, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Leonard announce her passing on Saturday, May 17th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 55. Left to mourn are Donald her husband of 34 years; children; Donna (Ralph), Jim (Rachel), Bernard (Patti), Karen (Rodney), Don jr. (Tammy) and Alice; and her father Ernest; grandchildren: Jessica, Jesse, Marie, Sarah and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Paul and Alice Murphy, her mother Majella, mother-in-law Marie and brother-in-law John. The funeral mass will be held Thursday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street, today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Food Bank Network, P.O. Box 1108, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6T2. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KELLY, Harold William
Deer Lake
June 9th, 1928 - May 17th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold William Kelly announce his passing on Saturday, May 17th, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 74th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 46 years Genevieve (nee Hinks). Two daughters: Joanne (Roy) Seaward of Pasadena and Catherine Kenny of Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia; two grandchildren: Stephanie Kenny and William Seaward; three brothers: Halfdan (Gertrude) of Corner Brook, Douglas (Lorna) of Howley, Edward (Blanche) of Corner Brook; two sisters: Alice Kelly and Peggy Kelly both of Corner Brook; one sister-in-law: Pauline Weigle of Maryland, USA. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Bertha Kelly and his three sisters: Sheila, Patsy and Rosaliee. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Monday, from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial will take place today, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church, Deer Lake, with Father Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

SIMMS, Mary Louise
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Louise Simms announce her passing on Monday, May 19th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 41st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Lawrence of 19 years; three children: Chad, Clinton and Samantha all of Corner Brook; her father Clifford Pittman of St. Paul's; brother: Craig Pittman of Alberta; sisters: Charlene Payne (Dan) of Cow Head and Shelley Pittman (Marcotarantino) of Ontario. Mary Louise was predeceased by her mother Pearl Pittman and sister Beverly. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home from the hours of 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, May 22nd, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Interment to take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers and or donations to a charity of one's choice will be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, ph. 634-2500.

AUCOIN, Hubert
5 Orchard Lane, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Aucoin announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, May 19th, 2003 at the age of 85 years. He will be sadly missed by four sons: Mark (Christine) Aucoin, Albert (Betty) Aucoin, Gerard Aucoin, Hubert (Sharon) Aucoin, all of Kippens and four daughters: Hilda (Ian) MacLean of Peterborough, Ontario, Cis (Roy Jr.) Gaudon of Kippens, Blanche (Wayne) Barron of Stephenville, Donna Aucoin (Roger) of Kippens and one sister, Peggy Mae of Washington; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of fifty-nine years, Mathilda Aucoin on August 28, 2002 and his sons, Cyril and Harold Aucoin, daughter, Wanda Hammett and four brothers: Martin, William, Leo and Walter Aucoin; his six sisters: Annie Benoit, Martha Simon, Adeline Ryan, Clara Schumph, Hilda Wheaton, Betty Smoko. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 21st at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

PELLEY, Wilbert
Pasadena, NL
April 16, 1912 - May 19, 2003
World War II Veteran
Royal Navy Merchant Marine

Passed away on Monday, May 19th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Mr. Wilbert Pelley of Pasadena at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his brother: Edward Pelley; sisters: Annie Garland (Clifford), Jean Clarke, all residing in Carbonear; Florence Butt (Frank), Rose Joseph (Ernest), Kitchener, ON, and Sophie Pelley, St. John's, NL. Sisters-in-law: Grace Pelley, Corner Brook, Gwen Pelley, Toronto, ON, and Edith Lawrence, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Myrtle, December 29th, 2002, brothers Sye, Malcolm, Arthur and Francis Pelley, and parents John and Gertrude Pelley. Friends may visit the Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 21st, at 2:00 p.m. Captain Angell officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

BARNES, Iris Winifred
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Iris Barnes announce her passing on Sunday, May 18th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 71st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Bramwell of 46 years; brother-in-law, Harold Barnes; nieces: Wanda and Laura; nephews: Wayne and Bruce and a large circle of relatives and friends. Iris was predeceased by her parents Albert and Susannah Tapper; mother and father-in-law Miriam and Hayward Barnes, and brother-in-law Bernard. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-12 noon. The funeral will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21st, 2003 from the Salvation Army Temple O'Connell Drive with Majors Larry and Velma Martin officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery; as expressions of sympathy flowers and or donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook or one's choice will be greatly accepted by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road ph. 634-2500.
Love Is Eternal
Memories; Gems To Cherish Forever.


Wednesday, May 21, 2003

DEATHS

HAWKINS, George Aubrey
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Buchans, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Hawkins announce his passing on Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 at the James Peyton Memorial Hospital in Grand Falls-Winsor at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Bertha (nee Patey), sons: Kevin (Shirley-Ann), Kitchener, ON, Jerry (Patricia), Thunder Bay, ON, Harvey (Sylvia), Curling, and David (Christine), Clarenville; daughters: Diane Kean (Robert), Dartmouth, NS, and Pauline Richards (Dave), Kingston, NS; 12 grandchildren: Nicole, Cindy and Kimberly Hawkins, Terri-Lyn Trembelett, Leslie Ann and Robert Kean, Katie Hawkins, Michelle and Michael Richards, Leon Hawkins, and Christopher and Paul Hawkins; two great grandchildren: Kimberlyn Hawkins and Jeanelle Trembelett; brothers: Milton (Fern), Hector and Samuel (Christine), and sister Jacqueline Hawkins, as well as a very large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Rose. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Church, Curling, Rev. David Cook officiating. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Shriners. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEONARD, Mary Lorraine (nee: Murphy)
July 18, 1947 - May 17, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Leonard announce her passing on Saturday, May 17th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 55. Left to mourn are Donald her husband of 34 years; children: Donna (Ralph), Kim (Rachel), Bernard (Patti), Karen (Rodney), Don jr. (Tammy) and Alice; and her father Ernest; grandchildren: Jessica, Jesse, Marie, Sarah and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Paul and Alice Murphy, her mother Majella, mother-in-law Marie and brother-in-law John. The funeral mass will be held Thursday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street, today from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Food Bank Network, P.O. Box 1108, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6T2. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Heaven Is A Richer Place Today"


Thursday, May 22, 2003

DEATHS

TRAVERS, Bramwell
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bramwell Travers announce his passing on Tuesday, May 20th, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Barbara of 35 years; daughters Melanie and Paula Travers, both of Toronto, Ontario; Shelly Gray (Chris) of Paradise; one son, Andrew (Belinda) of Corner Brook; two grandchildren, Madison and Hayley. Bramwell is also survived by his mother Emma Travers; brothers Chess (Linda) & Dan (Judy); sister Anjunette Biehn, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 163 Premier Drive, at 2:00 p.m., Saturday May 24th, 2003. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada will be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

BURSEY, Fraser Thomas
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fraser Bursey announce his passing on Wednesday, May 21st, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children, Judy Cooper (Glen); Ann Marie Cooper (Perry) and Robert Bursey (Nancy), all residing in Corner Brook; five grandchildren, Ryan and Andrew Cooper; Justin Cooper; Sarah and Tyler Bursey, as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Percy and Naomi Bursey and brother Bertrum Bursey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 23rd at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street; Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Chemo Unit.


Friday, May 23, 2003

DEATHS

NASH (nee Tilley), Ella Kathleen
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Nash announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three sons: William (Jill), Brian (Kim) both of Ontario, and Wayne (Patsy) of Gull Island; three daughters: Joan (Kevin) Guy, Barbara (Nelson) Mills both of Corner Brook, and Linda (Maxwell) Noseworthy of Calgary; special grandson Colin John with whom she resided, and a special granddaughter Pattie Lynn; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; one brother Charles of England, and two sisters: Violet Murphy of Placentia and Mae Schultz of Oregon, U.S.A. Special lifelong friends Louise Diamond and Ruby Park and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by a son Robert, brother Rev. William Tilley and four sisters: Dorothy, Bessy, Margaret, and Mable. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, May 24, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia cemetery. Flowers greatfully accepted or donations can be made to The Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Saturday, May 24, 2003

DEATHS

WOODMAN, Reginald Nelson
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Nelson Woodman announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 23, 2003 at the age of 69. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife Jean (nee Purchase); one son Derek (Myrna) of Fort Nelson, British Columbia; two daughters: Doreen of Prince George, British Columbia and Marilyn (Gary) Bennett of Corner Brook; five grandsons: Chad, Michael, Jeffery, Jonathon and Robbie; six brothers: Walter (Patsy), Melvin (Shirley), Clarence (Rita), Harry (Maureen), all of Corner Brook, Arthur (Joanne) of British Columbia and Derek of St. John's; two sisters: Neta (Richard) Williamson of British Columbia and Brenda of Corner Brook; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Lydia Woodman and grandson Jason Young. Visitation will take place today and Sunday at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 26th, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from the First United Church with Reverend Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

JOYCE, Gerald Michael
St. John's, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

Passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 22nd, 2003 Gerald Michael Joyce at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn two sons: Junior and Gerry, daughter Charlene; five sisters: Elizabeth Strong, Lydia Elford, Anne Dennis (Don), Lorraine Hickey (Vincent), Lillian Rowsell (Loderick); two brothers: Robert Joyce (Betty), Albert Joyce; sister-in-law, Irene Joyce and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Bridget Joyce; sisters: May, Marie and Catherine, brother Kenneth. The funeral service will be held Monday, May 26th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MURRAY, Dr. Bernard Vincent
Curling, NL

Passed peacefully away at his home, on Friday, May 23rd, 2003 Dr. Bernard Vincent Murray, age 84. Leaving to mourn their sad loss his beloved wife of 49 years, Ursula (nee Benoit); sons: Patrick (Beverley), Gander, Lawrence (Lorna), Stephenville; special grandchildren: Tara and Tonya, Stephenville; sisters: Agnes Murray, Gertie Cassidy, Vera McCann, all of County Tyrone, Ireland, Winnie Murray, London, England; brothers: Cathal, Dan (Mary), County Tyrone, Ireland and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 27th, at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lourdes. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

NASH (nee Tilley), Ella Kathleen
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Nash announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three sons: William (Jill), Brian (Kim) both of Ontario, and Wayne (Patsy) of Gull Island; three daughters: Joan (Kevin) Guy, Barbara (Nelson) Mills both of Corner Brook, and Linda (Maxwell) Noseworthy of Calgary; special grandson Colin John with whom she resided, and a special granddaughter Pattie Lynn; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; one brother Charles of England, and two sisters: Violet Murphy of Placentia and Mae Schultz of Oregon, U.S.A. Special lifelong friends Louise Diamond and Ruby Park and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Mary Tilley and father Charles Tilley; son Robert, brother Rev. William Tilley and four sisters: Dorothy, Bessy, Margaret, and Mable. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, May 24, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia cemetery. Flowers greatfully accepted or donations can be made to The Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

JOYCE, Thomas Edward
Feb. 12, 1943 - Feb. 13, 2003

Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 26, Sacred Heart Church, Curling followed by Urn Burial Mount Patricia Cemetery.

ENGAGEMENT

HAINES / LODGE
Ace and Audrey Haines of Deer Lake wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina, to Robert, son of Wilson and Marie Lodge of Deer Lake, on May 10, 2003. The couple are attending Acadia University and residing in Wolfville, N.S.

BIRTHS

COMBDON
Big brothers, Cameron and Parker Combdon are pleased to announce the birth of their new brother, James Richard, on April 29, 2003 weighing 9 lb. 8 oz. Proud parents are Sonya and Lyndon Combdon of McIver's. Grandparents, Warren and Janie Lovell of McIver's and Alonzo and Edith Combdon of Pollard's Point.

BARKER
Natasha and Dean Barker of Corner Brook are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby daughter Melissa Natasha born on April 12, 2003. Melissa, who weighed in at 9 lb. 1 oz. has a big brother Nathan who loves her very much. Congratulations and love come from all the family.

WEDDING

SHEPPARD & JACKMAN
A beautiful wedding took place on April 7, 2003 at Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, when Suzanne Sheppard and Quentin Jackman exchanged their marriage vows. Jennifer Lovell sister of the bride and Heidi Brake friend of the bride and groom were their witnesses. Suzanne & Quentin are living in Nova Scotia where both are employed. Best wishes for a long and happy marriage from their family and friends.

COLBOURNE - HALLIWELL
Love and best wishes are extended to Lori Colbourne and Jason Halliwell who celebrated their marriage in a ceremony by the sea, Sunset Lagoon, Cancun, Mexico on February 19, 2003. Lori is the daughter of Barry and Marie Colbourne of Clarenville and the granddaughter of Reginald and Neta Colbourne of Corner Brook and the late John and Maude Brennan of Stephenville and Jason is the son of Donald and Barbara Halliwell of Thorold, Ontario. Lori and Jason would like to thank their families for making their wedding and honeymoon a beautiful, memorable occasion. Lori and Jason reside in Halifax, NS where Lori is employed with the Department of Education as a Communications Designer and Jason is employed with Quest Software as a Quality Analyst.


Monday, May 26, 2003

DEATHS

MURRAY, Dr. Bernard Vincent
Curling, NL

Passed peacefully away at his home, on Friday, May 23rd, 2003 Dr. Bernard Vincent Murray, age 84. Leaving to mourn their sad loss his beloved wife of 49 years, Ursula (nee Benoit); sons: Patrick (Beverley), Gander, Lawrence (Lorna), Stephenville; special grandchildren: Tara and Tonya, Stephenville; sisters: Agnes Murray, Gertie Cassidy, Vera McCann, all of County Tyrone, Ireland, Winnie Murray, London, England; brothers: Cathal, Dan (Mary), County Tyrone, Ireland and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 27th, at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lourdes. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BLACKMORE, Arthur Diamond
Pasadena
Feb. 7, 1922 - May 25, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Diamond Blackmore announce his passing on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81 year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Flossie (nee Gill). One daughter Alvina (Eric) Morris of Pasadena, one daughter-in-law Pansy Blackmore of Harbour Breton, four grandchildren: Kimberly (Edward), Beverly (Eddie), Cameron (Stephanie) and Eddie (April), three great-grandchildren: Brandon, Bradley and Heather. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Earl, parents Alexander and Gertrude Blackmore, brothers Frederick and William. Visitation will take place today from St. David's Anglican Church in Pasadena from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.

GOULDING, Ella (nee Rideout)
Deer Lake (Formerly of Hampden)
Nov. 4, 1932 - May 24, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Goulding announce her passing on Saturday, May 24, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Alonzo, six daughters: Beatrice (Edward), Lucy (Wilfred), Karen (Clarence) all of Hampden, Joy (Paul), Bonnie (Todd) both of Ontario and Sharon (James) of British Columbia, four sons: Tom (Kathy) of Ontario, Carl (Diane) of Deer Lake, George (Debbie) of British Columbia and Perry (Lisa) of Ontario, step-children John (May), Sandra (Ray) both of Deer Lake and Mechale (Jeff) of Edmonton, 23 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, one sister Doris (Hubert) Osmond and one brother Leeward (Charity) both of Hampden, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by first husband Edgar and sons Wayne, David and Joseph. Visitation will take place today from the Pentecostal Church in Hampden today, Monday where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday, at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

VOKEY, Sarah
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Vokey announce her passing on Saturday, May 24, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 96 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Joan (James) Sheppard, Kevin Sheppard both of Lark Harbour and Etta (Fred) Caulfield, New Brunswick, daughter-in-law: Myrtle Sheppard, York Harbour, 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her 1st husband Isaac Sheppard, 2nd husband Harvey Vokey, parents Henry and Irene Sheppard, son Raymond, Keith, Harold and Ivan, great-grandson in infancy, sisters Ada, Leah, Lillian, Henrietta, Janet and Mary, brothers Isaac and Harold. Visitation will be held from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour this evening, from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Evelyn Piercey officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Stephen
Sandy Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen White of Sandy Cove, NL, announce his passing on Friday, May 23rd, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook at the age of 80 years. Mr. White was predeceased by his wife Mary Jane and son Gayden. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are: son Maitland (Christine), Sandy Cove, daughters: Evelyn Coles (Eldred), Sandy Cove, and Vina Rose (Wallace), Flowers Cove. Grandchildren: Paulette, Candice and Kerry. Brother: Freeman White, sisters: Maria Jane White, Louise Way, Gladys Coles and Sarah Way, as well as other relatives and friends. Family received friends on Saturday evening and Sunday from St. Thomas Anglican Church, Sandy Cove, from where the Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 26th, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Sandra Hounsel-Drover officiating. Interment followed at the Church Cemetery in Savage Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

BUTT, Eric Ronald
Mt. Moriah, NL
Oct. 11, 1909 - May 24, 2003

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at the O'Connell Centre, Mr. Eric Butt, on Saturday, May 24th, 2003 in his 94th year. Predeceased by wife Lucy Myrtle Butt, he leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories and countless stories, daughters: Muriel Griffin and husband Gerald, Marie Sheppard, Myrtle Souther and husband Don, Valerie Butt and husband Melvin, Peggy Hunt and husband Junior; grandchildren: Geraldine, Jerry, Jocelyn, Rosalyn, Kim, Janice, Neil, Michael, Melissa; nine great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 27th, at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Curling Memorial United Church.


Tuesday, May 27, 2003

DEATHS

BUTLER, Gordon
15 Brook Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Butler announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Elma; one son, Dave (Dale) of Stephenville; two daughters: Cavell (Derek) Knott of Stephenville and Marilyn (Ron) Sheppard of Bishop's Falls; one sister, Ina Legge of Heart's Delight; five grandchildren: Dean, Mark, Damien, David, and Ryan; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Henry Butler. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the United Church Building Fund or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

LODGE, Mary Gallagher
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Monday, May 26th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Mary Lodge, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn, her son David (Krista); grandson David; sister Anita Maidment Hynes; brother Gordon Maidment; stepson Jerry (Verna) Lodge; stepdaughters Margaret, Marion Knight; nieces Belle & Judy; nephews Ernest, Jim, John, Robert; step grandchildren Scott, Brett, David, Chris, Sandy, Susan; Aunt Jen and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jesse Nathaniel Lodge in 1985, sister Isabelle, brother Ernest. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 28th at 3:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Martin officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CAMPBELL, Agnus Neil
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Angus Neil Campbell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife of 52 years, Eileen (nee McCarthy); four sons: Jack (Elaine) of Wabush, Ken (Kaye) of Alberta, Colin (Rosalind) of Labrador City, and Danny (Margaret) of Markham, Ontario; eight daughters: Gerarda (Jim) Butt and Rhona (Jim) Watt, both of Mt. Moriah; Corinne (Andy) Leslie of Torbay, Neala (Mark) Smyth of Mississauga, Ontario; Judy (Bill) Park of Corner Brook, Janet (Keith) Simmons of Little Rapids, Donna (Barry) Meredith of Ottawa, and Mary Lou Pike of Summerside; 19 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Art and Hughie of Campbells Creek, and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers Jack and Dan, sisters Annie, Sarah, Emma and Mary. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 from the Most Holy Redeemer Church at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road; phone 634-2500.


Wednesday, May 28, 2003

DEATHS

CHRISTOPHER, Raymond Joseph
December 2, 1922 - May 26, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Christopher announce his passing on Monday, May 26, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn are his wife Dorothy (nee Parsons) of 52 years, and six children: Linda (Ed) Tarbett; Marie (Bruce) Mitchell; Paul (Jocelyn); Ray (Theresa); Barbara of Kingston, ON; John (Martha) of Halifax, NS; 13 grandchildren; stepbrother Frank (Alma) Marshall; sister-in-law, Zita Lundrigan, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. His brothers Alponsus (May 23, 1993) and Reginald (September 21, 1941) predeceased him. He was predeceased also by his father, John W. Christopher (1979) and mother Josephine Beaudoin (1923). Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Thursday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m., Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Diabetes Association or Sacred Heart Parish Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HAWKINS, Eric
Halifax, NS

Passed peacefully away at The New Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on Sunday, May 25, 2003, Eric Hawkins (retired Warehouse Supervisor at the Corner Brook Pulp & Paper Mill), aged 78 years. Predeceased by his wife, Jean; parents, Fred and Kate; sisters, Vera Hawkins and Joyce Clark; brother-in-law Doug Clark; and father-in-law, Art Barnes. Leaving to mourn, his son Brian (wife Sharon) and special granddaughter, Gwendolyn; brother, Fred (Jean); and sisters, Pam Negard (Bud), Jean Briggs (Art), Geraldine Haines (Colin); mother-in-law, Morella Barnes; brother-in-law, Paul Barnes (Barbara); sisters-in-law, Vida Loughlin (Ches), Marion Nicols (Reginald), Lorna Cook (Bud); and many nieces and nephews. Visitation to take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 29th from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, followed by a Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

MUDGE, Ellen
Norris Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Mudge announce her passing on Monday, May 26th, 2003 at The Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son, Stephen (Gus) Mudge and wife Jenny; granddaughters: Colleen, Peggy and Darlene; 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; sister-in-law Elizabeth Mudge; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas, granddaughter Shelly and many sisters and brothers. Friends may visit The Church of The Good Sheppard, Norris Point today from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 29th, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

RUMBOLT, Sidney Joseph
June 9, 1930 - May 26, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Monday, May 26th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He leaves to mourn Jean, his wife of 42 years; daughter Carolyn and son-in-law Tony Tavenor; two grandchildren, Joshua and Charlotte Tavenor; brothers Ralph Rumbolt and wife Peg, Corner Brook, and Ron Rumbolt, West Indies; sisters, Mary Madore, Evelyn Rumbolt, Margaret Boljkovac and husband George, all residing in Corner Brook; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Sidney and Matilda Rumbolt; infant brother, Henry; and his friend and brother-in-law, Doug Madore. The Funeral mass will be held Thursday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, May 29, 2003

DEATHS

RUMBOLT, Sidney Joseph
June 9, 1930 - May 26, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Monday, May 26th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He leaves to mourn Jean, his wife of 42 years; daughter Carolyn and son-in-law Tony Tavenor; two grandchildren, Joshua and Charlotte Tavenor; brothers Ralph Rumbolt and wife Peg, Corner Brook, and Ron Rumbolt, West Indies; sisters, Mary Madore, Evelyn Rumbolt, Margaret Boljkovac and husband George, all residing in Corner Brook; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Sidney and Matilda Rumbolt; infant brother, Henry; and his friend and brother-in-law, Doug Madore. The Funeral mass will be held Thursday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SYMES, Lucy Maria (nee Marks)
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy Maria Symes announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre in Burgeo on Sunday May 18, 2003 at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn nine children: Ida (Roland) Simms, Clyde (Brenda), Gladys (Don) Simms, Loureen (George) Ereaut, Calvin (Doris), Ruth (Glenn) Porter, Keith (Glenda), Darlene (Paul) Peddle of Burgeo and Dennis (Cindy) of P.E.I.; four sisters: Miram (Stanley) Symes, Janet (Edwin) Symes, Margaret (Jerry) Wells and Pearl (Douglas) Harris; one brother Nathan Marks (Mary); son-in-law Rodney Simms; eight grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Minnie Marks, husband John 1971, daughter Shirley 1984, granddaughter Debbie 1994, brother Seaward Marks 2002 and son-in-law Edward H. Scott 1988. The funeral took place May 21 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Russell officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Burgeo.
"To the world she was one, but to us she was the world."

PAYNE, George Raymond
Cow Head
July 30th, 1912 - May 28th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Raymond Payne announce his passing on Wednesday, May 28th, 2003 at The Bonne Bay Hospital in his 90th year. He will be sadly missed by his three daughters: Joyce (Cyril) Hutchings, Melina (Roy) King, and Eileen (Tyrone) James; his grandchildren: Lisa (Bill) Maddigan, Melina Hutchings, Sandra (Eddie) Laing, Christopher King, Byron Payne, Jeremy Thomas and Emerson Thomas; his great-grandchildren: Cleary Maddigan, Malloy Maddigan, Jamal Hutchings and Nikko Thomas; one brother, Winston Payne; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ruth (nee Bennett); sons Chris and Raymond; parents Grant and Ester Payne; brothers Dave, Edward, Albert, Leonard, Wilson, Willie, Winston and Garfield; sisters Helen, Jemina, Rellie and Sarah Ann. Visitation will take place today, Thursday from the Anglican Church in Cow Head, where also funeral services will take place Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, May 30, 2003

GILLINGHAM, Gerald
Jackson's Arm
December 29, 1934 - May 28, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Gillingham announce his passing on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in his 68th year. He will be sadly missed by daughter Gloria (David) Earle, St. Philips; grandchildren: Christopher and Mark Earle; sisters: Ethel Tucker and Emily (Maxwell) Nicholas; sisters-in-law: Rita Gillingham, Florence (Willis) Baldwin, Lillian (Frederick) Oake and Jean Hounsell; brother-in-law Richard Hounsell; a very dear person Noah Cassell and special friends Bruce and Shirley Wicks; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by wife Claudine (nee Hounsell); parents Henry and Suzanna Gillingham; sister Lillian (Norman); brothers: Harvey (Sarah) and Gordon; sister-in-law Violet Hounsell; brothers-in-law: Walter Hounsell and Roy Tucker; mother and father-in-law Marjorie and Walter Hounsell. Visitation will take place Friday, from St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Jackson's Arm, from where the funeral service will take place Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Canon Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SYMES, Lucy Maria (nee Marks)
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy Maria Symes announce her passing at the Calder Health Care Centre in Burgeo on Sunday May 18, 2003 at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn nine children: Ida (Roland) Simms, Clyde (Brenda), Gladys (Don) Simms, Loureen (George) Ereaut, Calvin (Doris), Ruth (Glenn) Porter, Keith (Glenda), Darlene (Paul) Peddle of Burgeo and Dennis (Cindy) of P.E.I.; four sisters: Miram (Stanley) Symes, Janet (Edwin) Symes, Margaret (Jerry) Wells and Pearl (Douglas) Skinner; one brother Nathan Marks (Mary); son-in-law Rodney Simms; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Minnie Marks, husband John 1971, daughter Shirley 1984, granddaughter Debbie 1994, brother Seaward Marks 2002 and son-in-law Edward H. Scott 1988. The funeral took place May 21 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Russell officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Burgeo.
"To the world she was one, but to us she was the world."

FOOTE, Lionel Gordon Jr. (Korean Veteran)
Pasadena
May 16, 1933 - May 29, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lionel Gordon Jr. Foote announce his passing on Thursday, May 29, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 70th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Elizabeth (nee Antle), his children: Elaine (Richard) Carter of Pasadena, Christine (Cecil) Tipple of Barrie, Ontario, Lionel Gordon Jr. (Cynthia) of Ottawa, Dianne White (Bruce) of Pasadena, Peter (Cindy) of Campbellford, Ontario, Beverley (Glenn) Caines of Pasadena, nine grandchildren, Denise, Gregory, Dwayne, Russell, Sabrina, Pamela, Kenneth, Evan and Jillian, his mother Winnifred Foote whom resides at The Deer Lake Manor, Four brothers Cyril (Marion), Jim (Barb), Clifford (Judy), all of Ontario and Rendell (Sharon) of Corner Brook, two sisters, Marilyn (Richard) Caines, Daphne (Gary) Meade both of Pasadena, two brothers-in-law Raymond (Olive), and Max (Doreen) both of Corner Brook, two sisters-in-law Mary (Agnes) Steward of Frenchman's Cove and Eva Antle of Pasadena, his special friend Wilson (Gladys) Foote of Pasadena, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Lionel Gordon Sr., brother William and mother and father-in-law Albert and Maude Antle. Visitation will take place from St. David's Anglican Church in Pasadena today, Friday where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating, interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest we forget"


Saturday, May 31, 2003

DEATHS

BENNETT, (nee Jackson) Edna
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna Bennett announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 30, 2003 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: her husband William of 46 years, two sons: Don (Elaine), and Dean both of Corner Brook; a grandson: Jason; brothers: Albert (Elma) Jackson, Jacob (Eileen) Jackson, Amos Junior (Betty) Jackson, all of Trinity Bay; a sister Marie (Gerald) James of Gander, and a stepsister Violet Bishop, of Trinity Bay, brothers-in-law: Joe, Theodore and Anthony; sisters-in-law: Celina and Joan and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Amos and Ethel Jackson. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 2, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camancho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lung Association or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

BRENNAN, Brother Francis Fabian, C.F.C.
(Former Principal - Regina High School 1969 - 1974)
Age 78

Passed away at St. Clare's Hospital on Tuesday, May 20, 2003. Leaving to mourn, besides his Brothers in Religion, his sisters: Eileen Pulcine, Arnprior, Sister Chrys Brennan, pbvm. Benoit's Cove; Sheila Walsh, Mt. Pearl; Joan Murphy (Kevin), Victoria, BC; brothers: Brother A. F. Brennan, C.F.C., Antigua; Gerald, San Mateo, California; brother-in-law Frank Abad, sister-in-law Bernice Brennan, Vancouver, BC. Predeceased by parents William and Ellen, sisters: Mary English (Alex) and Betty Abad (Frank); brothers: John and Aloysius (Bernice). Funeral took place from Basilica of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, May 23. Burial in Belvedere Cemetery.

ENGAGEMENT

BYRNE / MARCHAND
Julia and Bill Byrne of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina to Jody, son of Normande and Robert Marchand of Louisdale, Nova Scotia, on August 26, 2002. A November wedding is planned. Congratulations from both families.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (June 3, 2003)

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