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The Western Star Newspaper
May 2004

 

Saturday, May 1, 2004

DEATHS

OUE, Soon Wing
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Wednesday, April 28th, 2004 Wing Soon Oue, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 88 years. He leaves to mourn wife Fung Oue; daughter Karen Oue, Montreal, Quebec; son Raymond Oue (Jenney), Calgary, Alberta; granddaughter Leann, grandson Devin; sister Chi Fong and her two sons and three daughters, and brother Ming Chun and his son Chi Yeung. Predeceased by parents Yee and Quan Sing Oue, and sister Yim Ho. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street from where Mr. Oue will be transferred to Toronto for burial. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted.

FITZGERALD, Stella Josita
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stella Fitzgerald announces her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, April 30, 2004 at the age of 48 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sisters: Christine, Alice, Leona, Charlotte, Blanche, Peggy, Mary, Melvina and Bernice; brothers: Clifford, Joe, Tom, Robert, Michael and Angus; and several relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Tom and Eunice, brothers: Benjamin and Billy; and sisters: Emma, Ella, Eliza and Agnes. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today and Sunday, May 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 3, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church with Father Grace officiating. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make donations by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

CORMIER, Johannah
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)
June 3, 1917 - April 29, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Johannah Cormier announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, April 29, 2004 at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her three daughters: Jean House, Margie (Tommy) White, Patricia (Barry) Coates, all of Stephenville and two brothers: Archie (Melba) White of Stephenville, Ambrose White of Gallants, three sisters: Elizabeth (John) Gaudon, Phyllis Lawlor, Ada White, all of Stephenville and five grandsons: Blake (Dawn) White, Jason White, Tyler White, Gavin House, Justin (Nancy) House, one great-granddaughter, Abbigail Lynne House and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Hubert Cormier, two sisters, Angela Gabriel, Annie Gaudon and one brother, Walter White. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, May 3rd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

ENGAGEMENT

YOUNG / GREEN
Bob and Jean Young are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rhonda to Terry Green son of Winston and Ruby Green, Grand Falls-Windsor on April 3. A September 2004 wedding is planned. Rhonda is the granddaughter of Walter and the late Mary Young of Glenburnie, Bonne Bay; and Rose and the late Kenneth Drover of Corner Brook. Love and best wishes from both families.


Monday, May 3, 2004

DEATHS

CLARKE, Mina M.
Kippens, NL
(Formerly of Hartford, Conn.)
1900 - 2004

Passed peacefully away on Friday, April 30th, 2004 at home with her niece and nephew, Sunny and Gerard Griffin of Kippens. Leaving to mourn; sister-in-law Nita March, Greens Harbour, Trinity Bay, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Walter, sister Gladys Fradsham and brother Victor March. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, May 4th, at 2:00 p.m. from Warren's Funeral Home in Dildo, Trinity Bay, Rev. Bill Mercer officiating. Interment to follow at the Faith United Church Cemetery in Greens Harbour. Friends may visit the funeral home today, May 3rd from 7-9:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home and Warren's Funeral Home.

HANN, Shirley Eileen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Eileen Hann announce her passing on Sunday, May 2, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband William Hann; daughters Karen Chaulk (Alex), Corner Brook, Kathy Sweet (David), Bishop's Falls; grandchildren: Jason and Jodi Chaulk; special buddy Zeke; sisters: Salome Clarke, Prince Edward Island, May Lefiniere (Albernie), Quebec, Marie Perchard, St. John's, Joy Peyton, Bishop's Falls; brother Eugene (Bobby) Carpenter (Peg), Bishop's Falls; sister-in-law Bess Carpenter, Grand-Falls-Windsor and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Phoebe Carpenter; sisters: Olive Faulkner (Lester), Stella Carpenter; brothers: Edgar Carpenter, Harvey Carpenter, Jack Carpenter, Maxwell Carpenter (Elizabeth); brothers-in-law: William Clarke, Ralph Perchard, Norman Peyton. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 5th 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 today and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Humber United Church Kitchen Renovation Fund.

EVELEIGH, Geraldine
Queen Street Ext.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Geraldine Eveleigh announce her passing at her residence on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at the age of 69 years. The funeral service will be held today, May 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from The Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

WELSH, John Woodrow
Rocky Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Woodrow Welsh announce his sudden passing on Saturday, May 1st, 2004 at the age of 71. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Vera; children: Kevin (Marjorie), Juanita (Jerry), Laura (Tom), Owen (Daphne), all of Brampton, Ontario, Donald (Chrissie), Alberta, Tony (Brenda), Cambridge, Ontario, and Sharron (Paul), Woody Point; grandchildren: Patsy, Jordan, Justin, Blair, Sarah, Kelly, Ricky, Clemin, John Paul, Gregory, Iesha, Willie, Venassa, Dylan, and Nicholas; great-grandchildren: Chantel, Caelan, Carlos, Cody, and Roy; brothers: Regionald (Brada), Rocky Harbour, George (Nina), Reidville, Sterling (Kay), Cormack, and sister Beatrice (Newman), Rocky Harbour; 14 brothers and sisters-in-law, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Gilbert and Elsie Welsh, brother Manuel, sister Dorothy, son-in-law Fergus Bryan, grandson Woodrow Welsh, and sister-in-law Velma Welsh. Visitation will be held at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour from where the service will be held on Tuesday, May 4th, 2004 at 2:00 p.m., with Father Jonathan Rowe officiating. Interment will be held at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.


Tuesday, May 4, 2004

DEATHS

YOUNG, Jai Dee Kelly Joseph
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jai Dee Kelly Joseph Young announce his passing at his residence on Sunday, May 2, 2004 at the age of 3 years old. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Tina Isabelle Young and grandparents, Ernest and Geraldine Young of Stephenville Crossing. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 5th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Janeway Hospital.

KING, Gary Terrence
Ottawa, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gary King announce his sudden passing as a result of a tragic accident on Friday, April 30th, 2004 at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario. Gary was 34 years old. He leaves to mourn his mother Carol King; sisters: Patty, Tracy (Jason); brothers: James and Jonathan (Lindsay); nephew Devin; brother-in-law Carien, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Gary King, April, 2003. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday, May 5th from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 6th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Monica Coffin 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.
"Forever in our hearts"

HANN, Shirley Eileen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Eileen Hann announce her passing on Sunday, May 2, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband William Hann; daughters Karen Chaulk (Alex), Corner Brook, Kathy Sweet (David), Bishop's Falls; grandchildren: Jason and Jodi Chaulk; special buddy Zeke; sisters: Salome Clarke, Prince Edward Island, May Lefiniere (Albernie), Quebec, Marie Perchard, St. John's, Joy Peyton, Bishop's Falls; brother Eugene (Bobby) Carpenter (Peg), Bishop's Falls; sister-in-law Bess Carpenter, Grand-Falls-Windsor and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Phoebe Carpenter; sisters: Olive Faulkner (Lester), Stella Carpenter; brothers: Edgar Carpenter, Harvey Carpenter, Jack Carpenter, Maxwell Carpenter (Elizabeth); brothers-in-law: William Clarke, Ralph Perchard, Norman Peyton. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 5th 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 today and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Humber United Church Kitchen Renovation fund.

MACWHIRTER, Rebecca Olive
November 18, 1925 - May 2, 2004
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive MacWhirter announce her passing at the age of 78 after a lengthy illness. She was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1975, three children, Louise, Bobby and Judith-Ann, her parents Alfred and Lydia Rodway and her brother Charles Rodway. Leaving to mourn ten children: Marlene Pike (Eric), Yvonne MacWhirter, Frank (Bess), Margie Gardner (Alonzo), Kevin (Chris), Debbie Wepf (Bruce), Alfred (Rose), Darrell, Bev O'Neil and Pat (Joanne); 20 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, two brothers: Wallace Rodway and Gordon Rodway (Margaret), three sisters: Marguerite Bungay (Bill), Jean Ford (Humphrey), Helen Higgins (Charles) and aunt Maud Pafford. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. She was an active member of the Legion Ladies Auxillary for many years. The funeral Service will be held at the Humber United Church on Clarence Street, Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association.

WOODS, Edith
West Bay Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Woods announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at the age of 59 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Edward, four sons: Charlie (Doreen) Woods of Prince Edward Island, Louis (Janet) Woods of West Bay Centre, Brian (Carolyn) Woods of Lourdes, Melvin (Tina) Woods of Prince Edward Island and two daughters: Sharon (Ernie) Young of West Bay Centre, Sheila Woods (Todd Jesso) of Prince Edward Island and five brothers: Lawrence (Ethel) Young of Stephenville Crossing, Charlie (Audrey) Young of Port au Port, Ralph (Jean) Young of Toronto, Alex (Melvina) Young of Baie Verte, Fred (Alvia) Young of Prince Edward Island and six sisters: Gladys Young (Curtis Retieffe) of Prince Edward Island, Madonna Retieffe (John Simon) of Lourdes, Theresa Woods of Lourdes, Rosie Benoit (Neil White) of Prince Edward Island, Barb (Murdock) Wheeler of Ship Cove, Jenny Young of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and fifteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her two brothers, Murdock Young and Bernard Young. Visitation took place on Sunday evening and Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes. Funeral service took place at Out Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Tuesday, May 4th at 10:30 a.m. Cremation Service took place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place at a later date.


Wednesday, May 5, 2004

DEATH

MACWHIRTER, Rebecca Olive
November 18, 1925 - May 02, 2004
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive MacWhirter announce her passing at the age of 78 after a lengthy illness. She was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1975, three children, Louise, Bobby and Judith-Ann, her parents Alfred and Lydia Rodway and her brother Charles Rodway. Leaving to mourn ten children: Marlene Pike (Eric), Yvonne MacWhirter, Frank (Bess), Margie Gardner (Alonzo), Kevin (Chris), Debbie Wepf (Bruce), Alfred (Rose), Darrell, Bev O'Neil (Dean) and Pat (Joanne); 20 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, two brothers: Wallace Rodway and Gordon Rodway (Margaret), three sisters: Marguerite Bungay (Bill), Jean Ford (Humphrey), Helen Higgins (Charles) and aunt Maud Pafford. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. She was an active member of the Legion Ladies Auxillary for many years. The Funeral Service will be held at the Humber United Church on Clarence Street, Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association.


Thursday, May 6, 2004

DEATH

HULAN, Bissett
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bissett Hulan announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his son, Paul (Stephanie) Hulan of Kippens, daughter, Shawna Hulan of Kippens and two brothers: Eric (Dorothy) Hulan and Aubrey (Pauline) Hulan, all of McKay's and two sisters: Mary (Ross) Matchem of McKay's, Pauline (Sid) Hulan of St. John's and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine Hulan in 1994. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 7th at 2:00 p.m. from St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in McKay's.


Friday, May 7, 2004

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Jessie Ellen
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Benoit's Cove)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Ellen McCarthy (nee Barnes) announce her passing on Thursday, May 6th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 81. She will be sadly missed by her husband Benedict, four sons: Lloyd (Peggy), Pasadena, David (friend Lisa), Curling, Kevin (Marlene), Guelph, ON, Larry (Denese), Benoit's Cove; four daughters: Cassie (Kevin) Bourgeois, Benoit's Cove, Judy (Aaron) O'Connell, Fort St. John, BC, Marie (Ron Prosper), Corner Brook, Veronica (Dave) Greene, Halfway Point, 22 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, three sisters: Lavinia Park, Mary Robinson, Myrtle Sheppard and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Raymond McCarthy, 2000, parents Samuel and Annie Barnes, mother and father-in-law John and Veronica McCarthy. The fuenral service will be held Saturday, May 8th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Fuenral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

PIKE, Harold Wilson
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away, Thursday, May 6th, 2004 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Harold Wilson Pike in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn, sons: Bram (Dale), Lorne (Janice), and Todd (Heidi); daughters: Linda (David Reeves), Marina (Wayne Sexton), Cheryl (Francis Stratton) and Louise Strickland; daughter-in-law Fern Pike; 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; sisters: Jean Sparkes, Mildred Clarke (Abner) and Geraldine Spear; brothers: Cecil (Violet) and Frank (Audrey). He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Ethel (Dawe) Pike, wife Jean Elizabeth and son Harold Leslie (Pikie). The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 10th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Fuenral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are cordially accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, May 8, 2004

DEATHS

PIKE, Harold Wilson
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away, Thursday, May 6th, 2004 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Harold Wilson Pike in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn, sons: Bram (Dale), Lorne (Janice), and Todd (Heidi); daughters: Linda (David Reeves), Marina (Wayne Sexton), Cheryl (Frank Stratton) and Louise Strickland; daughter-in-law Fern Pike; 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; sisters: Jean Sparkes, Mildred Clarke (Abner) and Geraldine Spear; brothers: Cecil (Violet) and Frank (Audrey). He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Ethel (Dawe) Pike, wife Jean Elizabeth and son Harold Leslie (Pikie). The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 10th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are cordially accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GILLARD, Peggy Joan (nee Chaulk)
Deer Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peggy Joan Gillard announce her passing on Friday, May 7th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital surrounded by her loved ones in her 64th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Vincent Fitzpatrick; four children: Gail of Deer Lake, Todd of Calgary, Rob (Claire) of Calgary and Michael (Gemma) of St. John's; her grandchildren: Traci, Terri, Elaina, Michael, Ashley, Shawn, Rebecca, Andrew, Christian, Joshua and Makayla; five great-grandchildren: Luke, Kirkland, Ashlynn, Noah and Isaiah; four sisters: Wanda (Ted), Nola (Randy), Darlene (Oral) and Irma (Al); four brothers: Bob, Scott (Frances), Rick (Belinda) and Glen. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Uriah Chaulk in 1988, Bernice Anstey in 1993 and her step-father Ralph Anstey in 1991. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church with Capts. Terry and Bonnie Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the cancer society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LEGROW, Doreen
February 13, 1938 - May 2, 2004

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Doreen LeGrow, after a sudden and brief illness on Sunday, May 2, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 66. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Rev. Nelson LeGrow; three daughters: Donna, Victoria, BC, Tonia (Glenn Sheppard), Corner Brook and Nadine (Raymond) Elford, Corner Brook; son Paul (Winnie Dempsey) and three grandchildren: Nicholas, Amanda and Jessica Doreen, all of Fleur de Lys; brother Fred (Sadie) Churchill, Portugal Cove-St. Phillips; two sisters: Emma Parsons, Salmon Cove, Phyllis Somerton, Portugal Cove-St. Phillips; also survived by a great number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents Alfred and Fanny Jane Churchill of Portugal Cove-St. Phillips; granddaughter Kristina Marie Elford; five brothers and five sisters. (Doreen was an organ donor). Cremation has taken place and arrangements for a private burial have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NL.

SANSOME, Cyril Kitchener
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cyril Sansome announce his passing on Thursday, May 6th, 2004 at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington, Ontario at the age of 87 years. He was predeceased by his wife Lily (nee Cullihall), 1993. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories, daughters: Truda (Mrs. Stephen Sawlor), London, ON and Cathy Sansome, Toronto, ON; sons: Dr. David Sansome and wife Laura, Burlington, ON, Robert and wife Gail, Florida, and Jeffrey and wife Katti, Toronto, ON; five grandchildren: Stephen, Anna, Kelly, Dena and Sarah, two great-grandchildren: Liam and Ryley; sisters: Olive Pretty, Sarnia, ON and Shirley (Mrs. Clyde King), Corner Brook; brothers: Don Sansome, St. John's and Clifford Sansome, Corner Brook; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 11th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Carpenter Hospice, 2250 Parkway Drive, Burlington, Ontario, L7P 1T1 or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

ENGAGEMENT

MCKINNON / TARGETT
Congratulations are extended to Amanda McKinnon and Cory Targett on their engagement which took place on February 14, 2004. Amanda is the daughter of Theresa McKinnon. Cory is the son of Mildred White and the late Frank Targett. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

ROCHE / PATTERSON
Jim and Linda Roche of Corner Brook and Doug and Nora-ann Patterson of Montreal are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Jamie and Stephanie on March 17, 2004. A July 2004 wedding is planned in Montreal. Congratulations come from family and friends.

BIRTHS

ALLEN
Sydney Rae Allen is proud to announce the birth of her baby sister, Shelby Laine Allen. Shelby was born April 29, 2004 at William Osler Health Center, Brampton, Ont. weighing 8 lb. 4 oz. Proud parents are James and Jody Allen. Best wishes from grandparents Dexter and Susan Allen, Faye and Philip Simon, Rod and Gail Goddin, great grandparents James and Alma Allen, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

GUY
Claude and Brandy Guy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby girl "Mckenzie Morgan." Mckenzie was born at Peter Loughheed Hospital in Calgary, AB, on October 16, 2003. Spoiling privileges go to grandparents Kenneth Young and Wavey Moors, now living in Calgary, and David and Betty Guy in Deer Lake, NL. Thanks to family and friends for their love and support.

MUSSEAU
The Musseau family welcomes their newest member, Sydney Gwyneth, born to Darrell and Mardi in Revelstoke, BC on March 28 weighing 6 lb. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Phyllis and Max Musseau and Ollie and Victor Syrnyk. Welcome Sydney from all your aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Can't wait to see you, Sydney!

TILLER
Barb and Randy Tiller are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Savanna Joan Nina. Welcomed into the world on Sunday, the 18th day of April, 2004 at 3:29 in the p.m. weighing 6 lb. 8 oz. Proud grandparents: Joan and Everett Lidstone and Martin and Nina Tiller.


Monday, May 10, 2004

DEATHS

HOUSE, Archibald Garland
Bellburns
Feb. 19, 1940 - May 7, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Archibald Garland House announce his pausing on Friday, May 7, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Hospital surrounded by his family in his 64th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Amelia (nee Payne), his parents Douglas and Alice House, five children: Geraldine (Bernard) Hynes of Cow Head, Beulah (Philip) Gould of Hawkes Bay, Michael (Holly) of Fredricton Junction, NB, Kim (Irving) Gilley of Brampton, Ontario, Morgan (Emelda) of Burlington, Ontario, 12 grandchildren: Terry, Sarah, Sheldon, Randy, Adam, Dean, Allison, Amy, Dana, Courtney, Borje and BJ, six great-grandchildren: Emma, Brandi, Tristen, Brandon, Kane, Thomas, his brothers and sisters: Reg (Joyce) of Bellburns, Bertha (Fred) Bugden of River of Ponds, Otto (Adeilate) of Daniel's Harbour, Douglas (Maureen) of Bellburns, Linda (Lewis) Patey of Sudbury, Ontario, Rodney (Evelyn) of Timmons, Ontario, Genevieve (Warren) Payne of Labrador City, and Juanita (Clem) Payne of Cow Head, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Bellburns on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from where funeral service will be held today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

HOUSE, Joshua George
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joshua House announce his sudden passing on Saturday, May 8th, 2004 at the age of 20 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his parents Michele and George House, McIvers, two brothers: Edmund, Oakville, ON and Caleb, McIvers, grandparents: Clara House (friend Bonnell Brake), Meadows, and James and Connie Wray, Ontario, uncles: Keith Cox (Mary), Jerome House (Jessie), Christopher House (Sandy), Patrick Wray, Dennis Wray (Debbie), Kevin Wray and Daniel Wray, aunts: Alice (John Organ), Margaret (Danny Campbell) and Dana House, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfather Edmund House, grandmother Joan Wray and uncle Shawn Wray. Friends may visit The Gospel Hall, McIvers on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 12th at 2:00 p.m., Steve Joyce officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Tuesday, May 11, 2004

No announcements in today's newspaper.


Wednesday, May 12, 2004

DEATHS

ANTLE, Richard Paul
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rick Antle announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at the age of 35 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his parents Ray and Olive; sisters: Peggy (Mike) of Corner Brook, Tina (Rob) and Helen, all of Brampton; nephew Richard; nieces: Jessica-Rae, Natasha and Amy; special friends: Kim, Richard, Chelsea and Brandon Morris of Cartwright; Val and Woodrow Dyke, Rod Dyke and fiancé Bobbie, and Fred Butler as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PARSONS, Harry
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry Parsons announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, May 10, 2004 at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by one son, Don Tripplett of Texas; two daughters: Pam (Joseph) Lee of St. George's and Kim (Allan) MacDonald of St. John's; three brothers: Sam (Pauline) Parsons of Toronto, Jack (Marilyn) Parsons of Woodstock, Ontario and Michael (Barbara) Parsons of Pasadena; three sisters: Loretta Williams of Goose Bay, Labrador, Margaret (Karl) Backman of Rochester, Minnesota and Rona (Gaylord) Surratt of Nebraska; five grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Ethel Hulan and stepfather, Jacob Hulan. Visitation took place on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, May 12th 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, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

KNEE, Benjamin G.
Corner Brook, NL
1910 - 2004
Benjamin George Knee
of Corner Brook passed away Monday, May 10th, 2004, five weeks short of his 94th birthday. He was a retired carpenter and a well-known citizen of the city. He was married to Janie (Attwood), who predeceased him on August 25, 1981. They moved from Safe Harbour, Bonavista Bay to Corner Brook, where they married and raised a family of 13 children. One son, Robert, died in infancy. He is predeceased also by his daughters Ena Shirran and Pearl West and sons-in-law Hubert West and Kenneth Fisher. In 1984, Ben married Susie Lewis, who survives him and is a patient on the Alzheimer's Floor of Western Memorial Hospital. Leaving to mourn his passing are his children: Effie (Harold) Ward, Corner Brook; Ben (Maude), Corner Brook; Mae (Wallace) Burt, Corner Brook; Aux-Captain Douglas (Donna), Lower Sackville, NS; Beatrice (Winston) Burt, Corner Brook; Jean (Frank) Pilgrim, Pasadena; Wilfred (Peggy), Mount Pearl; Frank (Joan), Corner Brook; Major Audrey (Raymond) Rowe, St. John's; Dorothy (Aubrey) Budgell, Labrador City; and Major Doreen (Max) Sturge, Oshawa; son-in-law George Shirran, Bonavista; 44 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren. His step-children are: Emma (Sidney) Miller, Don (Sharon) Lewis, Wallace (Margaret) Lewis, Wayne Lewis, Graham Lewis and Melvin Lewis. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 14th at 10:30 a.m. from The Salvation Army Citadel on Clarence Street. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Captain Scott Rideout officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made thorough our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, May 13, 2004

DEATH

GABRIEL, John
4 Doucette's Lane, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Gabriel announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at the age of 51 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Beverly and three sons: John (April) of Halifax, Terry of Fort McMurray, Percy of Kippens, one daughter, Michelle Gabriel of Fort McMurray and his mother, Mary (Pearl) Gabriel of Kippens, three brothers: Robert (Leâ) of Halifax, Peter (Madonna) of Kippens, Wade of Manitoba, four sisters: Delores (Jerry) Blackwood of Spokane, Washington, Lythia (Greg) Keeley of Stephenville, Phyllis (Rudy) Hibbitts and Wanda (Bailey) Hibbitts, all of Cold Brook and six grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Peter and his sister, Andrena. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, May 15th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, May 14, 2004

No announcements in today's newspaper.


Saturday, May 15, 2004

DEATHS

KEAN, Hubert Roland
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Kean announces his passing at the J.I. O'Connell Centre on Friday, May 14, 2004 at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Josie; daughter Marilyn (Kim) Freeman of Oakville, ON; son Brian (Laureen) of Smithers, BC; grandchildren: Nadja, Mikhail, Alana, Marissa and Benjamin; brother Kenneth of Corner Brook; sister-in-law Elsie; brothers-in-law Maxwell (Patricia) Gill of Corner Brook and Reginald (Dorothy) Gill of Trenton, ON; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Raymond. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Sunday, May 16, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, May 17, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Major Cooper officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make donations by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

MURRIN, Ira Raymond
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ira Murrin announce his passing on Thursday, May 13th, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 52 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife Beatrice, one daughter Carla and her boyfriend Jeff, precious granddaughter Amber, his mother Mrs. Doreen Murrin, brothers: Claude (Leeanne) Murrin, and Malcolm (Anita) Murrin, sisters: Elaine (Wayne Sheppard), Marie (Howard Park), June (Wade Park) and Pamela, father and mother-in-law: Charles and Olive Sheppard, sister-in-law Hazel, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father John H. Murrin, and brother Sam. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 16th, at 2:00 p.m., Canon Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

WIGHT, Victor Gerald
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victor Gerald Wight announce his passing on Wednesday, May 12th, 2004 at the age of 86. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Rosemary Dewar (George), Lilian Budden, Gordon Wight (Margaret), Harold Wight (Susan), David Stone (Diane), Gerry Stone (Caroline), Barry Stone, Paul Stone (Heather) and Andy Stone (Darlene); his grandchildren: Douglas and Peter Dewar, Tina Burden (Paul) and Sean Budden, Barbara (Gary), Jonathan and Adrian Wight, Ian and Emily Wight, Mark Stone (Trina), Melanie and Heather Stone and their mother Gloria and Reid Crowther; great grandchildren: Elizabeth Burden and Evan Stone, and his brothers: Eunice and Albert Wight. He was predeceased by his wives Ellen Millicent Dunmall and Barbara Joan Stone, brothers Harvey and Wilson and sister Janie Shears. In accordance with Mr. Wight's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral. The interment will be held at the Salvation Army Cemetery on High Street at a later date. In lieu of lowers donations may be made to Meals on Wheels, Salvation Army Family Services Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.

BIRTH

GEORGE
Jerry and Roxanne George are pleased to announce the birth of their son Luke Alvin born January 28, 2004 at Hermann Memorial - Memorial City Hospital, Houston Texas. Luke measured 19½ inches long and weighed 7 lb 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Donald and Theresa George of Benoit's Cove, Daphane Bursey of Dartmouth, N.S. and the late Alvin Bursey of Goose Bay, Labrador. Great grandmothers Mary Janes of Benoit's Cove and Maude Pollard of Englee, great grandfather Michael George Sr. of Curling. Congratulations Jerry and Roxanne from your family and friends.

GEORGE
Tony George and Zondra Keeping of Benoit's Cove are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Heidi Aliccia, born April 4, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Heidi weighed 8 lb 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Donald and Theresa George of Benoit's Cove and Adeline and Gilbert Keeping of Burnt Islands. Great grandfather Michael George Sr. of Curling and great grandmother Mary Janes of Benoit's Cove. Congratulations to Tony and Zondra from family and friends.

WEDDING

HODDER / DRAKE
Carla Elizabeth Mae Hodder
and Michael Dwayne Drake were united in marriage in a very beautiful ceremony at St. Patrick's Church, St. John's, on March 27, 2004. The reception was held at Admiral's Green Club House, Pippy Park. Carla is the daughter of Frederica and Eric Collins, Kippens and James and Catherine Hodder, St. John's. Michael is the son of Emma Drake, St. John's. Carla and Michael work and reside in St. John's.


Monday, May 17, 2004

DEATH

HILLYARD, Donald
Promoted to Glory surrounded by his family at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 15, 2004, Don Hillyard of Burlington age 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie Hillyard. Much loved brother of Mae Auvigne of Alberta, Ruby Evans of Burlington, Major Calvin Hillyard and his wife Harriett of Brampton, Hazel Evans of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Betty Hillyard and Robert Hillyard and his wife Betty all of Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Brother-in-law to Sadie Hillyard of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Also lovingly remembered by his aunt, Hazel Giles of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents Samuel D. and Rosa Hillyard, and brothers, Bruce and Varrick. Visitation at Burlington Community Church of the Salvation Army, 2090 Prospect Street, Burlington on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at 11 a.m. - Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Salvation Army Care Ministries would be sincerely appreciated by the family. (Arrangements entrusted to SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, BURLINGTON, 905-632-3333)


Tuesday, May 18, 2004

No announcements in today's newspaper.


Wednesday, May 19, 2004

DEATHS

WEBB (FALLON), Kathleen Beulah
Passed gracefully away at the ICU, Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL on Saturday, May 15th, 2004, age 64 years. Predeceased by her mother Frances Hann, father Ignatius (Dig) Webb; brothers: David, Robert and Kenneth Webb; sister Ellen Webb; first cousin Gerard Webb, all of the West Coast. Eternally loved by her children: Kenneth, Michael (Suzanne), Montreal, Sean (Cynthia), Montreal, Kelly Ann and their wonderful loving father Donald Kevin Fallon, formerly of Harbour Grace; grandson Matthew Fabian Fallon; sisters: Madonna Ring, Julie Rogers (Glenn), Judith Marshall (John), Maureen Pittman (Jim) and brothers: Gord, Darrell and Paul Holley. Dearly loved and cherished by many relatives and friends on the West Coast, NL and Montreal, PQ and many nieces and nephews throughout Canada. Thank-you to Fr. W. Brown for the comfort he extended to Kathleen and her children. Sincerest thanks to the nurses of the ICU, especially Michelle, Bobbie and Carol, who helped Kathleen pass on to God and the angels gracefully. Special thanks to the whole team of doctors involved in Kathleen's care: Dr. Kwan, Dr. Valerie Jefford, Dr. Geoff Zbitnew, Dr. Sergi, Dr. Downey and Donna Dowden. A special thank-you for the compassionate care of Dr. H. J. Clarke, Dr. Ronald Carrigan, Dr. Bruce Sussex and Dr. Michael Furey. Upon Kathleen's request, cremation has taken place. Funeral Service on Thursday, May 20th, 2004, at 2 p.m. from Caul's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Topsail.

EDDY, Douglas Wallace
Boswarlos

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Douglas Wallace Eddy announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, May 17, 2004 at the age of 69 years after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn his sons, Douglas (Brenda) of Port au Port, Alvin (Cheryl) of Edmonton, Alberta, daughters, Marion of Edmonton, Alberta, Kathleen (Neil) of Edmonton, Alberta, Joanne (Dolton) of Merit, British Columbia, Janice (Jim) of Montreal, Quebec, Vina (Darren) of Edmonton, Alberta, sister, Marion Tuttle of New Hampshire, brothers, Lloyd of Stephenville, Earl (Barbara) of Bowden, Alberta, Abbie (Phyllis) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, 11 grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Joyce, his parents, Nathaniel and Kathleen Eddy and brother, Raymond. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday, May 21st from 1-2 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 21st at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Rev. Blackwood officiating. Interment will take place after the Funeral Service in the United Cemetery in Boswarlos.


Thursday, May 20, 2004

DEATHS

SNOW, Deborah (May)
Corner Brook, NL
December 6, 1934 - May 18, 2004

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of May Snow on May 18th, 2004 at the age of 69 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband Primus Snow; children: Gary (Dot), Capstain Island, Lab.; Morgan (Laurene), Berwick, NS; Beverly (Ben) Gilley, Mississauga, ON; Lisa (Gord) Manstan, Cumberland, ON; Tony (Millie), Scarborough, ON; and Tina (Terry) Dyke, Corner Brook; grandchildren: (first grandchild) Stephen (Maureen) Caines, Manitoba, Jeremy, Jamie, Shelly & Nicholas Snow, Brittany & Peter Snow, Gordon Caines, Mickey Gilley and Ryan Dyke; great-grandchildren: Lesley and Cameron Caines; mother: Mrs. Effie Simmons, Deer Lake; sisters: Alma (Sandy) Baillie, Deer Lake; Violet (Les) Roberts, Stephenville; and Lucy (Carl) Levy, ON; step-sisters: June Simmons (Ken Dalley), Corner Brook; Viola (Wilson) Alexander, Fort McMurray, AB; and Judy (David) Denney, Deer Lake; step-brother Adrian (Ann) Simmons, Bay Roberts; also, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family of brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives, friends and special friends at Hiscock Manor. She was predeceased by her father Percy and her brother Henry Sheppard. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, from where the Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, May 21st at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Sydney Payne officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital's Palliative Care Unit or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BARKER, Dorothy (Dotty) Bernice
Deer Lake
Oct. 22nd, 1956 - May 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Bernice Barker announce her passing on Wednesday, May 19th, 2004 at her family residence in her 47th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Peter; her daughter Noviley (boyfriend Marcel Power) of Brampton, Ontario; her brothers: Bill (Mary), Bert, Oswald (Donna), Ellison (Eleanor); sisters: Elizabeth, Ann (Melvin), Emma and Anita; brothers-in-law: Kevin, Thompson (Myra), Bob (Dianna), Billy, Gerard (Mary), Alfred (Sheila) and Jude (Janet); sisters-in-law: Loretta (Kevin), Mary (Tom), Maureen (Rody) and Sandra (Rubin). Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Dorothy Stratton, father Thomas Hiscock, twin brothers Randy and Ricky Hiscock. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church with Father Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, May 21, 2004

DEATHS

NICHOLS, Dorothy Gladys
Deer Lake
June 13th, 1912 - May 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy (Dot) Gladys Nichols announce her passing on Wednesday, May 19th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 91st year. Dorothy (Dot) Nichols was born in Millertown on June 13th, 1912 to William and Laura Wellon. She was a loving mother to daughter Laura Bridger (Manson), sons, Beaton (Beatrice), Fred (Patsy), Barry (Barbara) and daughter-in-law Mary Wellon. She was a grandmother to thirty grandchildren, thirty three great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Sister to Audrey Courage of Moncton, NB. Being a warm and loving sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to all 75 members of her immediate family, Dorothy will be greatly missed. She adopted many friendships throughout the course of her 91 years and was loved by everyone she ever came to meet and befriend. In the earlier years of her life she held a nursing profession in St. John's where she was a warm and loving caregiver. With her wise story telling and glowing sense of humor, Dorothy shared her sense of spirit. She was gifted with many creative talents, she enjoyed singing, organ playing, poetry, correspondence and many crafts. Dorothy Nichols was a grand public speaker, a proud member of the United Church and was actively involved with the UCW. This compassionate woman of dignity, charm and benevolence touched the lives of many. Her loving memories shall always be forever cherished in the hearts of those who loved her. We thank God for her loving gift of life. Through the glorious gates of Heaven, Dorothy has entered a place where the angels will surely embrace her. She was predeceased by her husband Douglas Norman Nichols, sons: Gary Nichols, William Wellon, sisters: Laura Rowsell and Marjorie Dawe, brothers: Arthur Wellon and Raymond Wellon and daughter-in-law Marion Nichols. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from St. Paul's United Church on Saturday, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Goose Arm Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

BAKER, Ralph Enos
Corner Brook, NL
March 14, 1918 - May 20, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of Ralph Baker announce his passing on Thursday, May 20th, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 86th year. He leaves to mourn his children: Wilfred, Edward, Ralph Jr., Randy, Jean, Shirley Ann, Dollina and Princalean. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will take place at The Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, on Saturday, May 22nd at 10:30 a.m. Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

DALEY, Harold Cecil
Pasadena
October 8th, 1922 - May 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Cecil Daley announce his passing on Wednesday, May 19th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Carol (nee: Harding), three children: Jason (Kim) of Paradise, Anndetta (John) Daley of Goulds and Roy (Michaela) of Mt. Pearl, seven grandchildren: Joanie, John, Jeanette, Todd, Jordan, Hannah and Julia, thirteen great-grandchildren, his son-in-law Gerald Higgens of Yoho Lake, NB and daughter-in-law Linda Daley of Lincoln, NB, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son John and daughter Ellen Higgens. Visitation will take place from St. David of Wales Anglican Church in Pasadena, today, Friday, where also funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Celebrant Rev. Evelyn Smith, Rev. Byron Barter and Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 25th, 2004 from St. Paul's Anglican Church in the Goulds, with interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit or the PWRD Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"

MEMORIAL SERVICE

BAILEY, Lisa Grace
A going home celebration for Lisa Grace Bailey. She went into the presence of the Lord May 12, 2003. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2 p.m. and on Sunday, May 23, 3 p.m. at SonRise Ministries, 29 Wellington Street, Corner Brook.


Saturday, May 22, 2004

DEATH

YOUNG, Walter Piercey
Glenburnie, Bonne Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Young announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at the age of 83. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his children: Robert (Jean) of Corner Brook, Heber (Roseanna) of Scarborough, Freeman (Anita) of Sydney and Vivian (Harvey) Holloway of Corner Brook; 8 grandchildren: Rhonda, Kenneth, Glen, Cindy, Sean, Stephen, Michelle, and Paul; 6 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Robert (Clara) Anderson of Deer Lake; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife May; brothers: John, Wilfred, Harold and Heber; and sister Alice. Visitation will take place at The Church of the Resurrection, Birchy Head, on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Jonathon Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

DYKE, Hector
4 Ohio Circle, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hector Dyke announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Ena and four sons: George (Melanie) Dyke of Mississauga, Allister (Isabel) Dyke of Conception Bay South, Ernest (Adair) Dyke of Stephenville, Anthony (Dianne) Dyke of Pasadena, two daughters: Ann (Desmond) Downey of Stephenville, Helen (Richard Hodder of Mount Pearl and daughter-in-law, Mildred Dyke of Mississauga, sister-in-law: Betty Dyke of Rocky Harbour, 20 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, John Dyke and granddaughter, Elizabeth. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place Sunday, May 23rd, 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue. Interment will take place in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

TUCKER, Murdock
Passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 19, 2004 with his family by his side at the Villa Marconi Nursing Home at the age of 66. Loving husband of Helen. Cherished father of Debbie (Bob Rogers), and the late Wayne Tucker. Much loved grandfather of Joshua, Dillon, Matthew, Faith and Helen. Brother of Ethel (Gord Patey), Eric (Laverne), Jerry (Karen), Russell and Edward. Predeceased by sister Sadie (Kevin Halpin), and Bill (Hilda). Remembered by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. In memoriam donations to St. Paul's Anglican Church appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kelly Funeral Homes, Ottawa, ON, 631-235-6712

DALEY, Harold Cecil
Pasadena
October 18th, 1922 - May 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Cecil Daley announce his passing on Wednesday, May 19th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Carol (nee: Harding), three children: Jason (Kim) of Paradise, Annetta (John) Daley of Goulds and Roy (Michaela) of Mt. Pearl, seven grandchildren: Joanie, John, Jeanette, Todd, Jordan, Hannah and Julia, thirteen great-grandchildren, his son-in-law Gerald Higgens of Yoho Lake, NB and daughter-in-law Linda Daley of Lincoln, NB, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son John and daughter Ellen Higgens. Visitation took place yesterday from St. David of Wales Anglican Church in Pasadena, where also funeral service will take place today, Saturday, May 22nd, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Celebrant Rev. Evelyn Smith, Rev. Byron Barter and Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 25th, 2004 from St. Paul's Anglican Church in the Goulds, with interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or the P.W.R.D Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"

MEMORIAL SERVICE

BAILEY, Lisa Grace
A going home celebration for Lisa Grace Bailey. She went into the presence of the Lord May 12, 2003. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2 p.m. and on Sunday, May 23, 3 p.m. at SonRise Ministries, 29 Wellington Street, Corner Brook.

BIRTH

HOBBS
Ryan Keith Hobbs is proud to announce the birth of his baby sister Rebecca Erin. Rebecca was born on March 25, 2004 weighing 8 lb. 6 oz. at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Proud parents are Carolyn and Keith Hobbs. Proud grandparents are Ernest and Claudine Wall and Robert and Dorothy Hobbs all of Corner Brook.

HANN
Todd and Deborah Hann are delighted to present to the world their daughter, Melissa Elizabeth who arrived on Friday, April 2, 2004 in Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Jean Peddle of Corner Brook and Frank and Madonna Hann of Gillams. Special aunts are Angela Peddle and Lori Hann and two terrific cousins are Jordan and Tyler Hann. Melissa is also blessed to have wonderful great-grandmothers Elizabeth Peddle and Mabel Hurley. Todd, Deborah and Melissa are currently living in Calgary and will be visiting Corner Brook in September for Melissa's christening. Thank you to everyone for their kind wishes.

ENGAGEMENT

OAKE / GARNIER
Olive and Fred Oake and Sue and Kevin Garnier are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Vanessa and Kevin on December 24th, 2003. Congratulations from family and friends. Wedding will take place in July, 2005.

WEDDING

BECK / ALBINATI
Thomas and Diane Beck along with Lou and Josephine Albinati are pleased to announce the marriage of Chris and Jacquie! Christopher Albinati and Jacqueline Beck were engaged on the beaches of Hawaii on December 27th and were married March 31st on the beaches of the Mayan Riviera, Mexico! They would like to thank all 25 guests who came from Newfoundland, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Boston, Ohio and Arizona! A special thank you to Micki Ryan, Brenda Elliott (Michael), Jennifer Kearney (Fitzgerald) and Christa Luchese (Kennedy) (maid of honour) as well as the grooms men, all residing in Alberta. Chris (engineer) and Jacquie (French teacher) are living in Calgary with their three year old Labrador Retriever Sadie.


Monday, May 24, 2004

The Western Star did not publish today, Monday, May 24, 2004, in observance of Victoria Day. Offices will open again tomorrow.


Tuesday, May 25, 2004

DEATHS

GALLANT, Elliot Walter
Benoit's Cove, NL
June 16, 1985 - May 21, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of Elliot Walter Gallant announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 21, 2004 at the age of 18. Leaving to mourn his parents Walter and Marion Gallant and his sister Sarah; grandmothers Adeline Gallant and Hilda Hynes, Benoit's Cove, as well as a large number of aunts, uncles, cousins and a wide circle of friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers Patrick Gallant Sr., 1973 and Peter Hynes, 1981. Cremation has taken place. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service took place on Monday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiated. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

FALLE, Delorosa
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Delorosa Falle announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her five sons: Terry in Halifax, Mark in Kippens, Ralph in St. George's, Allan and Chris, both in Ontario, her nine daughters: Olivera White, Linda Gillingham and Beverly Gabriel in Kippens, Judy White and Carolyn Rice, both in St. John's, Elsie White in New Brunswick, Cynthia Blanchard in Cold Brook, Corrina Lee in St. George's and Rebecca Morris in Springdale. She also leaves her brother Peter Colombe in St. George's, her three sisters: Adeline Butt, Alice Baker and Floss Sullivan, all in St. George's along with forty two grandchildren, thirty five great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. Cremation took place on Monday, May 24th, 2004 at Russell's Funeral Home and Crematory. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 26th, 2004 at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's with a private burial to follow.

DIAMOND, Bertha
Norris Point, NL
February 10, 1923 - May 24, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertha Diamond (nee Woodward) announce her sudden passing on Monday, May 24, 2004 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, four daughters: Gladys Yates (Fred), Norris Point, Lerley Bryenton (Rod), Rocky Harbour, Donna Nisi (Harvey) Steady Brook and Bonnie McKenzie (Myles), Rocky Harbour, four grandchildren: Leah, Rob, Devin and David, one sister: Vickie Cottee (Norman), Fort McMurray, AB, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond, May 24, 1968, sister Marjorie, and four brothers: Walter, Nathanial, Lambert and Thomas. Friends may visit the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Rocky Harbour on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Wednesday morning 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m. Terry Drover officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Neddies Harbour. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

THOMAS, Tryphena
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NL
August 29, 1905 - May 24, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tryphena Thomas announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Monday, May 24, 2004 in her 99th year. Leaving to mourn her passing but giving thanks for her long life are: four sons: Maxwell (Clara), Corner Brook, Garfield (Daphne), Boom Siding, Melvin (Selma), Wallace, Corner Brook, three daughters: Geraldine (Charles) Ferguson, Brantford, ON, Joan (Roy) Wiseman, Pasadena, and Renee (Frank) Penney, Pasadena; daughter-in-law Renee Thomas, Corner Brook, 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, brother Aquilla (Mary), Port Blandford, NL, sisters: Mary (George) Moss, Don Mills, ON, and Eleanor (Walter) Smith, South River, NL, brother-in-law Clyde Dyke, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by her husband John Charles, 1941, son Clyde, 2001, step-daughter Joyce Wheeler, 2001, three sisters: Amelia, Minnie and Annie, two brothers Walter and Jerry. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

RODGERS, Olive Mae
Pasadena
Dec. 10th, 1919 - May 23rd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Mae Rodgers announce her sudden passing on Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 84th year. She will be missed by her daughter Viola (Donald) Carter which whom she resided with. Two sons, David (Mildred) of Deer Lake and Robert (Veronica) of Pasadena. Six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Three sisters Effie Jewer of Botwood, Louise (Ted) Ryan of Monrow and Ida Stanley of George's Brook. Two sisters-in-law Joyce Holloway and Ella Stanley, both of Monroe, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Silas, grandson Anthony and two brothers Leslie and Harry. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Pasadena today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Vera Abbott 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"

ELLSWORTH, Reginald Oscar Janes
Rocky Harbour
July 28, 1928 - May 23, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Oscar Janes Ellsworth announce his passing on Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his three sons, four daughters, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Three sisters: Bessie (Fraylam) Cullihall, Annie (John) Critch, both of Rocky Harbour, Naomi (Thomas) Decker of Three Mile Rock. One brother Ronald (Lillian) of Alberta, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ester, parents Obediah and Ester, three brothers Clarence, Gerald and Cyril. Two sisters Ethel and Bride. Visitation took place from the Pentecostal Church in Rocky Harbour on Sunday and Monday, where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Ledrew officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MCLEOD, Gladys May
South Brook - Pasadena, NL
September 9, 1914 - May 23, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys McLeod (nee Martin) announce her passing on Sunday, May 23, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; three daughters: Anita Thomas (Bill), Bowmanville, ON, Hilda Clarke (Jim), Gander and Sadie Tipple (Fred), Pasadena; five sons: Norman (Theresa) Fort McMurray, AB, Ronnie (Jeanette) Pasadena, Clyde (Rita), Ajax, ON, Aubrey (Debbie), Pasadena and Roger (Sheila), Pynn's Brook; 23 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, sister Olga Rolfe (Gar), brothers: Bill and Hedley (Vonnie) Martin, son-in-law Tom Lundrigan. As well Gladys leaves with special memories, friends Dr. Gangulie (P.K.), Patsy McLeod, Isabel Martin and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ronald, daughter Enid, son Winston, parents AJ and Sarah Martin, sisters: Violet Boon-Pye, Annie Pye-Myles, Doris Martin, Melvina Hellier, Maisie Martin, Myrtle Raymond and Emma Tucker, brothers: Baxter and Roy Martin. Friends may visit Humber Valley United Church, Pasadena on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 25th, at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. Vera Abbott. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Humber Valley United Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Wednesday, May 26, 2004

DEATHS

EARLE, Pearl Mary
Norris Point
October 7th, 1930 - May 24th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pearl Mary Earle announce her passing on Monday, May 24th, 2004 at the Health Science in her 73rd year. She will be sadly missed by her step-daughter Sarah (Stan) Maynard of Kitchener, Ontario, two grandchildren, Sheldon and Sherry, one brother Wilfred (Gloria) Major of Alberta, one sister Gloria (Ruben) MacKenzie of Norris Point. Her nephews Willie and Jason. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, parents Elias and Charlotte, sisters Mabel Shears, Vera Collins, brothers Obediah and Walter. Visitation will take place from the Church of The Good Shepard today Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. for family and Cursilo Members where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PEARCE, Jean Dytha (nee Brown)
Deer Lake
April 20th, 1927 - May 25th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Dytha Pearce announce her passing on Tuesday, May 25th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 77th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 57 years Eli, her sons Eugene (Phyllis) Pearce, Woodrow (Marjorie) Pearce, both of Deer Lake, Alex (Tina) Pearce of Lower Sackville, Tony (Kim) Pearce of Deer Lake, her daughters, Daphne (Whit) Reid of Toronto, Ontario, Minnie (Rex) Reid, Lillian (Bryant) Oake both of Deer Lake, Beverly (Gordon) Gale of Brampton, Ontario. Twenty two grandchildren and twenty five great-grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents George and Martha Brown, mother and father-in-law Alexander and Jessie May Pearce, sister Lily Card, brother-in-law Chester Card and special niece Florence Reid. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

THOMAS, Tryphena
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NL
August 29, 1905 - May 24, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tryphena Thomas announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Monday, May 24, 2004 in her 99th year. Leaving to mourn her passing but giving thanks for her long life are: four sons: Maxwell (Clara), Corner Brook, Garfield (Daphne), Boom Siding, Melvin (Selma), Wallace, Corner Brook, three daughters: Geraldine (Charles) Ferguson, Brantford, ON, Joan (Roy) Wiseman, Pasadena, and Renee (Frank) Penney, Pasadena; step-daughter Josie (Baron) Butt, Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Renee Thomas, Corner Brook, 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, brother Aquilla (Mary), Port Blandford, NL, sisters: Mary (George) Moss, Don Mills, ON, and Eleanor (Walter) Smith, South River, NL, brother-in-law Clyde Dyke, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by her husband John Charles, 1941, son Clyde, 2001, step-daughter Joyce Wheeler, 2001, three sisters: Amelia, Minnie and Annie, two brothers Walter and Jerry. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Thursday, May 27, 2004

DEATHS

WIGHT, Karenza (nee Ellsworth)
Rocky Harbour
April 3rd, 1932 - May 25th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karenza V. Wight announce her passing on Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at the Health Science Centre in her 72nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her six children: Irene (Eugene) of Rocky Harbour, Glenys (Rick) of St. John's, Norma (Chris) of Rocky Harbour, Clifford (Chantal) of St. John's, Janet (Ross) of St. John's, John (AnnMarie) of Rocky Harbour; her grandchildren: Sharon, Tina, Lisa, Jason, Gregory, Nikita, Bradley, Kyle, Regan, Markita, Makenna, great grandchild Rochelle; her brothers: Sam (Shirley), Lloyd (Ruby), Leonard (Margaret), Russel (Caroline), Woodrow (Janet), Noel (Corenna); her sisters: Ruby (Norman), Sara (Lawrence), Mildred, Dorothy (Clarence), Marion (Walter), Catherine (George); her sister-in-law Bertha Payne; her brothers-in-law: Rendell (Melvina), John (Tish); and special friends Marion and George Watts. She was predeceased by her husband Simeon and daughter Angela, parents Eli and Effie Ellsworth. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Visitation will take place from the Wesley United Church in Rocky Harbour on Thursday, May 27th from where the funeral services will be held on Friday, May 28th, 2:30 p.m. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.

ST. GEORGE, Ella Violet
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Violet St. George announce her passing on Wednesday, May 26th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Frank, her children: Eric, Halifax, Rod (Eileen), Labrador City, Wanda (Keith), Deer Lake, her grandchildren: Rayne, Jennifer, Peter (Lisa), David (Nancy), David (Vicki), Robert (Corisa), Darren, Natasha & Heather, great-grandchildren: Zachary, Ryan and Nolan and sisters and brothers: Cora "Prudie" Haines, Etta (Bernard) Meisner, Bramwell (Mary Lou) Chaulk and Woodrow (Peggy) Chaulk as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Erma & Lemuel Chaulk, sisters Ruby and Cassicia and brothers: Uriah, Sterling, Amador and Bruce. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held on Friday, May 28th at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake with Captain Terry Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Wights Road. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church.


Friday, May 28, 2004

DEATHS

PRESTON, Jeffrey B.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeffrey Preston announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at the age of 34 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Anita; children: Kyle, Caitlin and Robyn; parents: Gerald and Vera Preston of Corner Brook; brothers: Harold of Corner Brook, Bill (Gloria) of British Columbia, Jerry and Rodney (Janet) all of Corner Brook; grandmother Victoria Parsons; and a large number of other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, May 28, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. with Major Gary Cooper officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

PIEROWAY, Thomas
Stephenville Crossing, NL
April 21, 1932 - May 27, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Pieroway announce his passing on Thursday, May 27th, 2004 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 72nd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: Mary, his loving wife of 42 years; two sons: Ron (Josephine) and Georgie (Laura); two daughters: Hilda (Bobby Lucas) and Jacqueline Pieroway, all of Stephenville Crossing; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Cecelia Davis, Stephenville and Annie Pieroway, Stephenville Crossing; and two brothers: Joseph, Stephenville Crossing and Augustus, Corner Brook. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon. The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, May 29th at 2 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

LASAGA, Mary "Seneth"
23 Gallant Street, Stephenville
(Formerly of Flat Bay)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary "Seneth" LaSaga announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at the age of 72 years. She will be sadly missed by eight sons: Gary (Barbara) LaSaga of Stephenville, Rene LaSaga of Stephenville, Stan (Nora) LaSaga of Ladysmith, British Columbia, Donnie (Lisa) LaSaga of Stephenville, Todd (Andrea) LaSaga of Nova Scotia, Lloyd (Jackie) LaSaga of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Cory LaSaga of Stephenville, Kenny (Sonya) LaSaga of Whitbourne and four daughters: Carmelita (Walter) Legge of Flat Bay, Rosalita (Larry) Lewis of Guelph, Ontario, Lorraine (Mike) Morris of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Wanda (Kevin) Gortmaker of Guelph, Ontario and one brother, Ted (Bernice) White of Flat Bay, three sisters: Magdalen Perrier of Fort McMurray, Esther (Hubert) Bennett of Flat Bay, Mercedes White of Fort McMurray and 31 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley LaSaga and her parents, James and Frances White, two brothers, Lloyd and Donnie White. Friends may call at St. Anne's Church in Flat Bay on Friday (after 11:00 a.m.) Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. from St. Anne's Church in Flat Bay with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Flat Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Saturday, May 29, 2004

DEATHS

HEWITT, Garfield
17 Maxwell Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garfield Hewitt announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, May 27, 2004 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Nora and family, Barry (Moria) Wilton of Stephenville, Selma (Frank) Decker of Stephenville, Elaine O'Quinn of Stephenville, Marina (Ray) Johnson of Corner Brook and one sister, Sarah Hewitt of Wesleyville Seniors Home, one niece, Lavinia Seamore of Port aux Basques, very special cousin, Bernice Chaffey of Jeffrey's and very special friends, Pat Bruce, George Hickman, Fintan O'Quinn and a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers, Jack and Stan Hewitt, step-sister Mary Miller and his parents, John and Lavinia Hewitt. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Sunday, May 30th at 2:00 p.m. Private interment will take place after the funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund or the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BUTT, Michelle Marie
June 15, 1971 - May 11, 2004
(Formerly of Stephenville)

On May 11, 2004 Michelle Marie Butt of Edmonton passed away at the age of 33 years. She leaves to mourn her two beautiful daughters: Meagan and Taylor; her mom Patsy Butt; sisters: Rachel and Melissa; brother Jeremy (Shelly) and daughter Adeline; father Keith (stepmom Marina); stepbrothers: Joshua and Kenny; loving friend Sean; grandmothers: Cecilia Blanchard and Adeline Butt. Many close relatives and friends in Newfoundland. Funeral Mass will be held at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing at 10 a.m. Tuesday June 1st. In lieu of flowers a trust fund has been set up in her children's names. Any donations please contact 646-2396.

BIRTH

HUMBER
Eric and Grace Humber are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Clara Deborah Mary Humber on April 16, 2004. Proud grandparents are Gerard & Deborah Haas and Eric & Mary Humber.


Monday, May 31, 2004

DEATHS

MAYO, Alice Bernice
It is with great sadness that the family of Alice Mayo (nee Sheppard) announce her sudden passing at her residence on Saturday, May 29th, 2004 at the age of 61 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband John; son John Jr.; her other son Glenn Foote; uncle Bert Sheppard (Joan), Curling; aunt Pearl Sheppard, Corner Brook; mother-in-law: Mrs. Margaret Mayo, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Audrey Sheppard, Corner Brook, and Janet Hoke, Cambridge, ON; brother-in-law: Lionel Mayo, Cambridge, ON; niece: Darlene Brown (Darren), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Jack and Daphne Sheppard, brother Ed Sheppard and father-in-law James Mayo. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 1st, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to First United Church Restoration Fund.

PARK, Raymond
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Park announce his passing on Sunday, May 30th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Annie (nee Payne); son: Algon (Olive) Park, Steady Brook; daughters: Lida (Wayne) Pear, Cox's Cove, and Beulah (Roy) Hillier, Kitchener, ON; grandchildren: Michelle White (Peter), St. John's, Dale Park (Jennifer), Steady Brook, Tammy Whalen, Mississauga, ON, Krista and Nathan Pear, Cox's Cove; three great-grandchildren: Lucas Raymond and Jessica Park, and Stephanie White; sisters: Lillian Abbott (Ralph), Geraldine Cox (Walter), Hilda Park (Dave), and Julie Osbourne (Scott), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Russell Felix Park, January, 1942. Friends may visit the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Roy Hillier officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Gideons. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

GALE, Jeffrey Bartholmew Abraham
July 24, 1983 - May 29, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeffrey Bartholmew Abraham Gale announce his passing on Saturday, May 29th, 2004. He will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by his mother Virginia (Collier) Gale (Chris), Pollard's Point; his sister Stephanie Gale, Pollard's Point; his aunt Delilah (Gilbert), Pollard's Point; Lois (Anthony), Sops Arm; Marie (Mike), Don Miles, ON; Evelyn (Jeffrey), Florida; his uncles: Christopher (Wanetta), Jackson's Arm, Darren (Alexsandra), Calgary, Alberta, Herbert (Florence), Pollard's Point, Claude (Edna), Deer Lake, Ken (Amanda), Pollard's Point, Stan (Leatrice), Jackson's Arm, Doug (Beverley), Deer Lake, Wayne, Pollard's Point; his grandmother Nadie Collier; his great-grandmother Helen Pittman, also a large circle of cousins, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Garry Gale; maternal grandparent Bartholmew Collier; his paternal grandparents Abraham and Lydia Gale. Visitation will take place from St. Michael's and All Angles Church, Pollard's Point today, May 31st, and Tuesday June 1st, 2004, from where funeral service will take place Wednesday, 2 p.m., June 2nd, 2004, with Rev. Wm. Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

 

 

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