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The Western Star Newspaper
May 2007

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

DEATH

GREGORY, HILDA MAUDE
1916-2007
Corner Brook, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Gregory announce passing on Saturday, April 28th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son: George Nichols (Brenda), Hamilton, ON; step-sons: Karl Gregory, Edmonton, AB, Michael Gregory (Barbara), Tatamogouch, NS, David Gregory (Donna), St. John’s, and Jerry Gregory, Corner Brook; step-daughters: Bernice Smith (Ron) Riverhead, NB, Madelyn Mazzie (Tony), Port Colbourne, ON; son-in-law: George Power, Corner Brook; sister-in-law: Madelyn MacDonald, Corner Brook; very special friend, Fern Power and her family Winston, Krista and Karen; grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by her first husband Owen Nichols and second husband Cyril Gregory; daughter: Wilma Power; sister: Olive Peddle (Andrew, deceased); brother: Jack Hilliard (Bertha, deceased), and step-daughter-in-law: Sheila Gregory. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling street on Monday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 4th at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Curling Memorial United Church or to the Children’s Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, May 2, 2007

DEATH

OSMOND, NELLIE MARIE (nee WOODROW)
Pasadena, NL

Passed peacefully away after a brief illness Monday, April 30th, 2007 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Nellie Osmond, age 67. Predeceased by parents: Patrick and Marguerita Woodrow and sister Carmel Norris (Dan). Leaving to mourn her love of 40 years Monty, sons: Derek (Lori), Keith (Michelle); daughter: Janine (Stephen); cherished grandchildren: Paige and Connor, sister Patsy Quinlan (Don); brothers: Ed (Helen) and Tom (Mary), sisters-in-law: Marjorie Budgell (Hubert), Marie King (Bill), Doreen Andrews (Gord), Betty Ball (Don), Dorothy Reid (Don) and brother-in-law Ford Osmond (Salome); special nieces and nephew: Michelle (Jim) and Nellie’s "other grandchildren" Claire, Maggie, Emily, and Patrick, Valda (Dave), Carl (Jane), Andrea (Peter) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Corner Brook with visitation at Holy Rosary Pastoral Centre, Pasadena on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at Holy Rosary Parish Saturday May 5th, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gordon Grace officiating. No flowers by request. Donations in Nellie’s memory may be made to Holy Rosary Parish or to a Library of your choice. The family guest book may be signed at www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, May 3, 2007

DEATH

DUFFY, ALAN
Mississauga, ON
(Formerly of Port au Port East)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alan Duffy announce his passing at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, ON on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at the age of 61 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Hilda and his daughters: Maureen (Jeff) and Stephanie (Brian) of Toronto. Also leaving to mourn six brothers: Tom (Stella), Roderick (Lorraine), Dominic (Joan), Jack (Loretta), Rick (Marilyn), Paul (Linda) and eight sisters: Loretta (Percy) Benoit, Jeanette (John) Ornce, Stephenie Muller, Christine (Jack) Pruitte, Elaine (Wayne) White, Linda (Bill) Alexander, Paulette (Gary) Wilcott, Joanne (Wayne) Howlett and 44 nieces and nephews. Also sadly missed by the Hynes Family, a large circle of friends and relatives and close family friend, Kenny Hynes. He was predeceased by his parents, Jean and Rory Duffy, his parents-in-law, Francis and Gloria Hynes, his brother Danny Duffy and his sister Margaret White. Friends may visit Maria Regina Church on Friday, May 4th, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 5th, at 2 p.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Trauma Unit of St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, ON would be greatly appreciated.

SULLIVAN, FLORENCE ANN (nee COLOMBE)
St. George’s
August 7, 1933 - May 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Ann Sullivan announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at the age of 74 years. Lovingly remembered by her husband, Nathan and her children: Sharon (Brendan) of Stephenville, Vicki (Reuben) of St. Bride’s, Marsha of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Cecilia of Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Danny (Agnes) of Codroy Valley and Jimmy (Melissa) of St. George’s, one brother, Peter (Eleanor) Colombe of St. George’s, two sisters: Alice (George) Baker of Shallop Cove, Adeline Butt of St. George’s, 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Florence Colombe, brothers, Edmund, Gilbert, Frank, Leo, Leslie, Stephen and sisters, Monica, Delorosa, Angela and son-in-law, John Saunders. Cremation has taken place at Russell’s Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at St. Joseph’s Parish, St. George’s on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 4th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Parish, St. George’s. Interment will take place at a later date at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home & Crematorium.

ALYWARD, GARRETT H.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garrett Alyward announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 2, 2007 at the age of 67 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, brother, Carl (Susan) Alyward, and family, with whom he resided; sister, Janice Montroy of Surrey, BC; good friend, Stanley Vincent; forever friend, Molly; sister-in-law, Alice Alyward of Fort McMurray, AB; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his extended family, Judy (Jody), Barry (Dawn), Wanda (Duane), Colleen (Scott), Carla (Kevin), Laura (Ian), Maria (Brian) and Peter. He was predeceased by his mother, Jessie Webb; father, Peter Alyward; stepfather, Pius Webb; and brothers: Henry Alyward and Bernard Alyward. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, May 4, 2007 with Pastor Osmond officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family guest book can be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

OSMOND, NELLIE MARIE (nee WOODROW)
Pasadena, NL

Passed peacefully away after a brief illness Monday, April 30th, 2007 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, Nellie Osmond, age 67. Predeceased by parents: Patrick and Marguerita Woodrow and sister Carmel Norris (Dan). Leaving to mourn her love of 40 years Monty, sons: Derek (Lori), Keith (Michelle); daughter: Janine (Stephen); cherished grandchildren: Paige and Connor, sister Patsy Quinlan (Don); brothers: Ed (Helen) and Tom (Mary), sisters-in-law: Marjorie Budgell (Hubert), Marie King (Bill), Doreen Andrews (Gord), Betty Ball (Don), Dorothy Reid (Don) and brother-in-law Ford Osmond (Salome); special nieces and nephew: Michelle (Jim) and Nellie’s "other grandchildren" Claire, Maggie, Emily, and Patrick, Valda (Dave), Carl (Jane), Andrea (Peter) and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Corner Brook with visitation at Holy Rosary Pastoral Centre, Pasadena on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held at Holy Rosary Parish Saturday May 5th, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gordon Grace officiating. No flowers by request. Donations in Nellie’s memory may be made to Holy Rosary Parish or to a Library of your choice. The family guest book may be signed at www.fillatre.ca

SHEPPARD, RONALD JOSEPH
St. George’s, NL
March 18, 1946 - May 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Joseph Sheppard announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: two brothers: Freeman (Diane) Sheppard and Melvin (Alma) Sheppard; three sisters: Mona (Joseph) McCarthy, Barbara (Ches) Higdon and Patsy (Doug) Cramm; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Isabella Sheppard and sister Lila Sheppard. Friends may visit St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, St. George’s on Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, and on Friday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 10 am, with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetes Association. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Friday, May 4, 2007

DEATH

SHEPPARD, RONALD JOSEPH
St. George’s, NL
March 18, 1946 - May 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Joseph Sheppard announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: two brothers: Freeman (Diane) Sheppard and Melvin (Alma) Sheppard; three sisters: Mona (Joseph) McCarthy, Barbara (Ches) Higdon and Patsy (Doug) Cramm; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Isabella Sheppard and sister Lila Sheppard. Friends may visit St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, St. George’s on Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, and on Friday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 10 am, with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetes Association. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, May 5, 2007

DEATH

KAZMI, S.M. SHAMIM
October 25, 1944 - April 25, 2007

Passed peacefully away of heart failure in Brampton, ON, at the age of 62. Leaving to mourn his son and daughter, Shan Omar and Sonya, in Halifax, their mother, Janet Mews, in Corner Brook, three brothers in the States, one sister and three brothers in Pakistan, and a wide circle of loving nieces and nephews, cousins, in-laws and dear friends, both in North America and Pakistan. The funeral service was held in the ISNA mosque in Mississauga, ON, on April 27, and his earthly remains are laid to rest in Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton. Those who would wish to contact the family may call his brother, Fareed, in Chicago, at 708-873-0473.

FELTHAM, WILLIAM ART
Deer Lake
Nov. 3rd, 1936 - May 2nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Art Feltham announce his passing on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 71st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Marion, his daughter Fronie (Stephen), his son David (Robin), his grandchildren Daniel, Stephanie, Tyler and Rylie. His sisters Louise (Clarence) Reid, Alberta, Mary (Wilson) Kitchener, ON, Flossie (Don) King, Deer Lake, Amanda (Cecil) Critch, Toronto, ON, Lucy, Deer Lake; his brothers Cecil, Deer Lake, Raymond, Deer Lake, Martin (Rosie), Deer Lake, Milton (Serena), Deer Lake, George (Jean) Alberta, Maxwell (Joy), Gander, Wallace (Gloria), Kitchener, ON. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Abram and Beatrice, his daughter-in-law Margaret and 4 brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, Saturday, May 5th, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will take place on Monday, May 7th, 2007, 3 p.m. at Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake. By request of the family donations to Western Memorial Regional Hospital or Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web site at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com

BIRTH

BAKER
Sara (Fraser) and David Baker and big sister Katie are happy to announce the birth of Thomas William on January 23, 2007 at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto. Delighted grandparents are Judith Fraser of Corner Brook, Martha and Tom Baker of Toronto and Stuart Fraser of Holyrood.

ENGAGEMENT

HOUNSELL / FILLATRE
Llew and Sandra Hounsell of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrienne, to Gerald son of Winston and Louise Fillatre of St. George’s. The engagement took place recently in Barbados. The wedding will take place August 2, 2008 in Corner Brook. Love and best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, May 7, 2007

DEATHS

Hoskins, Edward
Boswarlos

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Hoskins announce his passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John’s on Friday May 4, 2007 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by five sons: Cecil (Cecilia) Hoskins of Brampton, Ontario, Joseph (Joselyn) Hoskins of Boswarlos, Brian (Pheobe) Hoskins of Boswarlos, Thomas (Wanda) Hoskins of Boswarlos, Edwin (Christine) Hoskins of Boswarlos, three daughters: Elizabeth (Augustus) Cluney of Kippens, Barbara (Earl) Eddy of Bowden, Alberta, Edith (Curtis) Childs of Boswarlos, three brothers: Charlie (Tillie) Hoskins of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Arch (Jean) Hoskins of Boswarlos, Douglas Hoskins of Boswarlos, sister-in-law Bertha Hoskins of Boswarlos, 30 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Laura Hoskins on October 5, 2004, sisters: Rebecca Hunt, Ellen DeLouche, Elizabeth (Bessie) Hooper, Blanche Hoskins, brothers: Cater Hoskins, George Hoskins and parents Edward and Edith Hoskins. Friends may call at St. James Anglican Church, Port au Port East on Monday. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday May 8th at 2 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, Port au Port east, with interment in the St. James Anglican Cemetery, Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.

Felix, James Emile
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(formerly of Felix Cove)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Emile Felix announce his passing at the bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday, May 5, 2007, at the age of 93 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 72 years, Mercedis, one son Ernest of Felix Cove, three daughters; Marg Russell (Andrew) of Stephenville Crossing, Lena Gabriel (Fred) of Stephenville Crossing, Joan Gale (Glenn) of Kippens, two sisters; May MacDonald of Felix Cove, Mercedis Burton of Mount Pearl, brother Alysious Felix of St. John’s and grandchildren: Kirk Gale, Sheree Short, Amy Swyers, Melissa Caravan, Amanda Russell, Roger Felix, Monty Felix, Jimmy Felix, Tab Gabriel, Brent Gabriel, Michelle Melanson, Gina Bennett, Donna Hynes, 23 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his father Emile, mother Annie, brothers Mike, Wilfred, Stan, Raymond, grandson Jerry and granddaughter Elaine. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, May 10th at 10 a.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East. Cremation will take place after the funeral at Russell’s Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place on Friday, May 11th at 2 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

Feltham, William (Arthur)
Deer Lake
Nov. 3rd, 1936 - May 2nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Arthur Feltham announce his passing on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 71st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Marion, his daughter Fronie (Stephen), his son David (Robin), his grandchildren Daniel, Stephanie, Tyler and Rylie. His sisters Louise (Clarence) Reid, Alberta, Mary (Wilson) Parsons, Kitchener, ON, Flossie (Dan) King, Deer Lake, Amanda (Cecil) Critch, Toronto, ON, Lucy, Deer Lake; his brothers Cecil, Deer Lake, Raymond, Deer Lake, Martin (Rosie), Deer Lake, Milton (Serena), Deer Lake, George (Jean) Alberta, Maxwell (Joy), Gander, Wallace (Gloria), Kitchener, ON. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Abram and Beatrice, his sister-in-law Margaret and 4 brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, Saturday, May 5th, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial service will take place today, Monday, May 7th, 2007, 3 p.m. at Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake. By request of the family donations to Western Memorial Regional Hospital or Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web site at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com


Tuesday, May 8, 2007

DEATHS

MCGRATH, Dermot
Mass of Christian Burial

The Mass of Christian Burial for the late Dermot McGrath will take place on Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 at 10:30 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and Immaculate Conception, Mt Bernard Avenue. Father Desmond McGrath officiating. The interment will follow at Townsite Cemetery.

BROWN, MAXWELL
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Brown announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at the age of 64 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Audrey and three sons: Gary (Gail) Brown of Toronto, David Brown (Joanne) of Stephenville, Gerard Brown of Stephenville, one daughter, Carrie Brown (Dave Saunders) of Goose Bay, his mother, Mary C. Brown of Stephenville, one brother, Derek (Barb) Brown of Corner Brook, four sisters: Vera Brown (Alvin Brinston) of Stephenville, Carolyn Brown of Stephenville, Daisy (Carl) Buffett of Hamilton, Dianne Brown (Jeff Rosko) of Stephenville, five grandchildren: Christopher, Kayla, Adam, Ashley, MacKenzie, special friend and neighbour, The Skipper and his wife, Evelyn and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Barry John Brown, his brother, Clayton Brown and his father, Wilfred Brown. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell’s Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Anglican Section, Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

KENDELL, WILSON ARTHUR
York Harbour, NL
1931 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson Kendell announce his sudden passing on Sunday, May 6th 2007 at his family residence, York Harbour in his 76th year. Leaving to mourn wife of 51 years Melissa (nee: Childs); six children: Lou (Marina), Gander, Gary (Chris), Comox, Mike (Susan), St. John’s, Morris (Ivy), Portugal Cove, Sharon (Larry), St. John’s, Brian (Daphne), St. John’s; grandchildren: Valerie, Candace, Suzanne, Jade, Derek, Melanie, Brittany, Chelsea, Andrew, Jacinta, Megan, Ian and Joshua; brothers and sisters: Pearl Sheppard (Alan), Arch Kendell (Lois), Charlotte Sheppard; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Charles & Deborah Kendell, infant daughter Debra Jane; brothers & sisters: Mary Joyce, Olive Sheppard, Melina Childs, Susannah Snooks, Amelia Childs, George Kendell, Henry Kendell, Clarence Kendell, Gordon Kendell & Jim Kendell. The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Church Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made St. James Church, Victorian Order of Nurses or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, May 9, 2007

DEATHS

CANDOW, GORDON HENRY
Curling, NL
166th NFLD Royal Artillery Regiment

Passed away at the DVA Pavilion, Corner Brook on Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, Gordon Henry Candow in his 87 year. Gordon was a member of the 166th NFLD Royal Artillery Regiment and served 5 years overseas with the British 8th Army Artillery in North Africa and Italy. He is survived by his wife Ruth (Stone); son David (Christine); daughters: Doris (Robert) Toms, Karen (Glen) Carpenter, Ann (David) Kellett, Jill (Glen) Power and Janice (Philip); grandchildren: Andrew and Jonathan, Angela, Gordon and Alexandra, Jennifer, Catherine and David, Sarah and Jacob; brothers: Lloyd, Alan and David; sisters: Bertha George, Phyllis Fair and Dorothy Hansen. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Annie and James, brothers Israel and Sandy. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 10th at 3:30 p.m. from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

COISH, LUCY MAUDE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy Maude Coish, age 88, announce her passing at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. Predeceased by her husband - Clayton Coish; daughter - Evelyn Janes; grandchildren - Dwayne, Wendy, Paul; great-grandchild - Julie; brothers - Robert Baker, George Baker; sisters - Doris Cassell, Vida White. Left with fond and loving memories are her children - Wesley (June), Sparwood, BC, Milton (Jessie), Deer Lake, NL, Pearl Bailey, Baie Verte, NL, Jesse (Clarice), Phyllis Butt (Gordon), Norma Bridger (Neil); special grandson - Jeffery Coish; 22 other grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; brothers - Nick Baker, Edmund Baker; sisters - Annie White (Milton), Frances Cull, Ena Gentry (Don), Julia Paul; and a large circle of other relatives & friends. Visitations will take place from Fillatre’s Funeral Home on Wednesday 7pm - 9pm & Thursday 10am - 12noon. Funeral services will take place from Emanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake, on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 2pm. Interment to take place at Deer Lake interdenominational cemetery, Deer Lake. Please visit www.wimbletons.com to sign the memorial guest book. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wimbleton’s Funeral Home, Baie Verte, ph. 709-532-9555.

CAUL, PHILIP FRANCIS
New Minas / Kentville
Philip Francis Caul
– 87, of New Minas, Nova Scotia, passed away Monday, May 7, 2007 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born on April 17, 1920 in Bar Haven, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Richard and Annie (Brown) Caul. Philip spent the majority of his life in Stephenville, Newfoundland and had been the owner and operator of Caul Agency, distributors of Molson and Pepsi products. He was a 4th degree member of Knights of Columbus and was involved with the Lions Club of Stephenville, Newfoundland as a life-member. He enjoyed sports of all kinds, including darts, curling, bowling and baseball. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 58 years, the former Rosella Pomeroy; four daughters, Jane (Lionel) Churchill, Labrador City; Maureen (Paul) Abbott, Port au Port, Newfoundland; Charlotte (Paul) Benjamin and Sharon (Marlon) Hatt, both of New Minas; two sons, Philip Caul Jr., Stephenville; Michael (Angela) Caul, New Minas; precious grandchildren, Kelly, Janine, Damien, Tara, Justin and T.J.; step-grandchildren, Melissa, Chyenne and Ashley; adored great granddaughter, Madison; step-great grandson, Jonathan; sister, Nellie; sisters-in-law, Nellie Caul and Elizabeth Byrne; brother-in-law, James (Mary) Pomeroy; a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by a brother, Pius on September 21, 2006. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2007 with prayers to be held at 8:00 p.m. in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2007 in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, Father Craig Christenson officiating. Interment will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Kentville. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. On-line inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
God saw that you were tired
So he beckoned you to come
You finally released your hold
And let His will be done
Although you have gone before us
You will be with us everyday
Our angel in Heaven
You will now light our way.
Until we meet again, Daddy
Your loving family,
We will miss you - We love you

KENDELL, WILSON ARTHUR
York Harbour, NL
1931 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson Kendell announce his sudden passing on Sunday, May 6th 2007 at his family residence, York Harbour in his 76th year. Leaving to mourn wife of 51 years Melissa (nee: Childs); six children: Lou (Marina), Gander, Gary (Chris), Comox, Mike (Susan), St. John’s, Morris (Ivy), Portugal Cove, Sharon (Larry), St. John’s, Brian (Daphne), St. John’s; grandchildren: Valerie, Candace, Suzanne, Jade, Derek, Melanie, Brittany, Chelsea, Andrew, Jacinta, Megan, Ian and Joshua; brothers and sisters: Pearl Sheppard (Alan), Arch Kendell (Lois), Charlotte Sheppard; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Charles & Deborah Kendell, infant daughter Debra Jane; brothers & sisters: Mary Joyce, Olive Sheppard, Melina Childs, Susannah Snooks, Amelia Childs, George Kendell, Henry Kendell, Clarence Kendell, Gordon Kendell & Jim Kendell. The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 10th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Church Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made St. James Church, Victorian Order of Nurses or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, May 10, 2007

DEATHS

CANDOW, GORDON HENRY
Curling, NL
166th NFLD Royal Artillery Regiment

Passed away at the DVA Pavilion, Corner Brook on Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, Gordon Henry Candow in his 87 year. Gordon was a member of the 166th NFLD Royal Artillery Regiment and served 5 years overseas with the British 8th Army Artillery in North Africa and Italy. He is survived by his wife Ruth (Stone); son David (Christine); daughters: Doris (Robert) Toms, Karen (Glen) Carpenter, Ann (David) Kellett, Jill (Glen) Power and Janice (Philip); grandchildren: Andrew and Jonathan, Angela, Gordon and Alexandra, Jennifer, Catherine and David, Sarah and Jacob; brothers: Lloyd, Alan and David; sisters: Bertha George, Phyllis Fair and Dorothy Hansen. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Annie and James, brothers Israel and Sandy. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 10th at 3:30 p.m. from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

STRICKLAND, ERIC
Port aux Basques, NL
(Formerly of Petries)
April 27, 1926 - May 8, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family and friends of the late Eric Strickland announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques on Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories one sister Irene Collins, Kippens; one brother Charles, Lunnenberg, N.S.; friend Joan Anderson, Port aux Basques; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by parents Henry and Sarah Jane (nee Harris) Strickland; wife Ruby (nee Strickland); friend Jessie Frances; brothers: Allan (Eva, nee: Bryan) and Rendell, and brother-in-law Stanley Collins. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 11th at 3:30 p.m. from Wesley United Church with Reverend Pat Ritchie officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, TCH. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the United Church Local Fund or St. James Cemetery Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, May 11, 2007

SNELGROVE, DOROTHY
Dorothy I.N Snelgrove
born 30th October 1916 Laurencton N.D.B NFLD, died 28th April 2007 Kelowna, B.C. Left with fond and loving memories are: Daughter Vera (Raymond) Joyce, Kelowna, B.C.; Grandson John (Beverly) Joyce, Kelowna, B.C.; Great Grandchildren: Alexandra and Bryan Joyce; Nieces: DeeDee Lannon, Kathryn (Richard) Gillett; Nephews Paul (Marilyn) Lannon, Denis (Diane) Lannon, John (Pauline) Lannon, Bob (Jeannie) Lannon; Special Friend: Phyllis Clench. Predeceased by husband John (1975), sister and brother-in-law Vera and Clarence Lannon (1996), parents Arch and Alice Jones. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.everdenrust.com

DOVE, HARRY JOHN
St. Theresa’s, NL
March 10, 1927 - May 10, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry John Dove announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his common-law spouse Eva Kendall. Two daughters: Joan (Cyril) Cormier, Eileen (Marcel Cormier) Kendall; Step-children: Michael (Gladys) Kendall, Genevieve (Wayne Besaw) Kendall; grandchildren: Shawn (Joan Duffney, Brittany Duffney) Cormier, Trina (Mark White) Cormier, Brian (Michelle) Kendall, Marley Kendall; step-grandchildren: Michael, Craig, Francis, Norman, Jennifer, Alphonsus Kendall; great-grandchild Logan Kendall; sister Sadie (Reg) Rogers; as well as a number or nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Maud Dove and grandson Sheldon Cormier. Friends may visit St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Monday, May 14, 2007 at 10 am with Rev. Kathy Brett officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Theresa’s. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

HOGAN, MARGARET MARIE (nee O’Flaherty)
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on May 9th, 2007, Margaret Hogan, age 93 years. Predeceased by her husband John (1977), daughter Helena and infant daughter Catherine. Left with fond and cherished memories her daughter Rosemary Rocher (Emile), High River, AB; Maureen Baker (Ron) Cornwall, ON and Kevin (Alice), St. John’s; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Jane O’Flaherty. Also nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to her caregivers at Chancellor Park. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Thursday, May 10th, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday, May 11th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Mary Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Torbay Road, Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Epilepsy NL, 26 O’Leary Avenue, A1B 2C7. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book please visit www.cauls.ca


Saturday, May 12, 2007

DEATHS

DOVE, HARRY JOHN
St. Theresa’s, NL
March 10, 1927 - May 10, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harry John Dove announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his common-law spouse Eva Kendall. Two daughters: Joan (Cyril) Cormier, Eileen (Marcel Cormier) Kendall; Step-children: Michael (Gladys) Kendall, Genevieve (Wayne Besaw) Kendall; grandchildren: Shawn (Joan Duffney, Brittany Duffney) Cormier, Trina (Mark White) Cormier, Brian (Michelle) Kendall, Marley Kendall; step-grandchildren: Michael, Craig, Francis, Norman, Jennifer, Alphonsus Kendall; great-grandchild Logan Kendall; sister Sadie (Reg) Rogers; as well as a number or nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Maud Dove and grandson Sheldon Cormier. Friends may visit St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, and on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Monday, May 14, 2007 at 10 am with Rev. Kathy Brett officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Theresa’s. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

THORNHILL, BRIDE
Daniel’s Harbour
Jan. 18th, 1925 - May 9th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bride Thornhill announce her passing on Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Jeanette (Carl) of Quebec, Christine (Roy) of Edmonton, Joyce of Rocky Harbour, Cyril (Ella) of St. Pauls and Donita of Ontario. Her grandchildren, Shannon, Shane, Shyril, Paula, Michael, Shelly, Travis, Troy, Tanya Lee and Nickie, her great-grandchildren Troy, Blake, Samanatha, Shyla, J.J., Langan, Landan, Hallie and Raven. Sisters-in-law Margaret (Walter), Rita and Louena, her brothers-in-law Kevin (Marilyn) and Frank. Also her special friend Angel. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cyril, parents Annie and Michael, sisters: Mae (Neil), Lucy (John), Cassie (Emmanuel) and Rita (Maurice). Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Daniels Harbour today, Saturday, Sunday and Monday where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson’s Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever In Our Hearts”

PIKE, TEX
22 White’s Avenue
Stephenville
1942 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tex Pike announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the age of 65 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Marie in 2004. He leaves to mourn his son, Glenn, three daughters: Janet (Barry), Sharon (Bob), Leona (Lou), sisters: Elaine (Garfield) Connock, Glenda (Michael) O’Quinn, eight grandchildren: Dana, David (Nicole), Dennis, Michael, Derek (Sarah), Deanna, Sarah, Robert Jr., two step-granddaughters: Mindy and Brittany, five great-grandchildren: Joshua, Jadyn-Ann, Grace Marie, Lucas, Sierra, several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and a wide circle of friends. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. at 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 Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

SNELGROVE, DOROTHY
Dorothy I.N Snelgrove
born 30th October 1916 Laurencton N.D.B NFLD, died 28th April 2007 Kelowna, B.C. Left with fond and loving memories are: Daughter Vera (Raymond) Joyce, Kelowna, B.C.; Grandson John (Beverly) Joyce, Kelowna, B.C.; Great Grandchildren: Alexandra and Bryan Joyce; Nieces: DeeDee Lannon, Kathryn (Richard) Gillett; Nephews Paul (Marilyn) Lannon, Denis (Diane) Lannon, John (Pauline) Lannon, Bob (Jeannie) Lannon; Special Friend: Phyllis Clench. Predeceased by husband John (1975), sister and brother-in-law Vera and Clarence Lannon (1996), parents Arch and Alice Jones. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.everdenrust.com

STRICKLAND, ERIC
Port aux Basques, NL
(Formerly of Petites)
April 27, 1926 - May 8, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family and friends of the late Eric Strickland announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques on Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, at the age of 81 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories one sister Irene Collins, Kippens; one brother Charles, Lunenberg, N.S.; friend Joan Anderson, Port aux Basques; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by parents Henry and Sarah Jane (nee Harris) Strickland; wife Ruby (nee Strickland); friend Jessie Frances; brothers: Allan (Eva, nee: Bryan) and Rendell, and brother-in-law Stanley Collins. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 11th at 3:30 p.m. from Wesley United Church with Reverend Pat Ritchie officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, TCH. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the United Church Local Fund or St. James Cemetery Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

BENOIT, MICHAEL JOSEPH
Marches Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the age of 95 years. He will be sadly missed by two sons: Howard (Cecilia) Benoit of Marches Point, Battist (Caroline) Benoit of Marches Point, two daughters: Irene (Wayne) Thompson of New Brunswick, Dola Benoit of Red Brook, one step-daughter, Marion (Bill) Patten of Red Brook, three brothers: Joseph Benoit of Red Brook, Gabriel Benoit of Red Brook, Emmanuel (Annie May) Benoit of Marches Point, eight sisters: Maude Gosse of St. David’s, Mercedes Costard of Red Brook, Agatha Jesso of Red Brook, Eileen Benoit of Marches Point, Bernadette Young of Marches Point, Mary (Fintan) Jesso of Sheaves Cove, May (Limbert) Jesso of Ship Cove, Rita Gosse of Stephenville and a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Mathilda Benoit and five sons: Raymond, Andrew Joseph, Gerald, Thomas and Cecil, two brothers: Dominic Benoit and John Alfred Benoit. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, May 14th at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment will take place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.

MAJOR, WALLACE
Norris Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wallace Major announce his passing on Friday, May 11th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his 4 sons: Victor (Georgie), Alberta, Lloyd (Joyce), Placentia, Tom (Christine), Alberta and Cleo (Sandra), Alberta; 4 daughters: Mary (Fred) Harding, Corner Brook, Majors Linda (Wilson) Janes, Campbellton, Ella (Grant) Payne, Pasadena and Cynthia (Warren) Roberts, Alberta. 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Biney (Joe) Casey, Annie Hartshorn, Marie Young, Willis (Elaine) Major, Jim (Loretta) Major, Terry (Muriel) Major and Audrey (Darren) Fortune; sisters-in-law: Marjorie Cooper, Rita Rideout, Olga Payne, Ruby (Mitt) Goosney and Isabelle (George) Major. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years Alma Major on December 20th, 2006. Friends may visit the Church of the Good Shepherd, Norris Point on Saturday at 2:00 PM from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, May 14th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Canon John Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Church of the Good Shepherd Cemetery Fund or to the 5th & 6th Floor Enhancement Committee, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangement entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARK
Simon is so proud to announce he has a baby brother! Jaden Oliver Park was born on March 27, 2007 at 12:32 a.m. at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 lb. 13 ½ oz. Proud parents Patti Lou and Blaine Park. Grandparents Ina Osmond, Sev Osmond and Millicent and Will Park.

WAY
Lynn & Monty Way are pleased to introduce their precious little girl, Jasmine Gabrielle, born on March 28, 2007 weighing 7 lb. 7.5 oz. Special welcome from grandparents Ross & Dorothy Companion and Clyde & Maybelle Way.


Monday, May 14, 2007

DEATHS

Park, Deborah Jean
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Deborah Park announces her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 11, 2007 at the age of 54 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband, Richard; daughter, Kimberley Blanchard (Craig) of Meadows; son, Richard Park (Maureen) of Ontario; grandchildren: Austin Park, Cassidy Blanchard and Kennedy Blanchard; mother and father, Margaret and Purdy McMillan of New Brunswick; mother and father-in-law, Suzy and Austin Park; sisters: Janet Duke (Dale) of Ontario, Pat Phippen (Gordon), Teri Madden (Adrien) and Kathy Hatfield (Mark) all of New Brunswick; brothers: Larry McMillan (Bernice), Rick McMillan (Karen), Michael McMillan (Carol), Jack McMillan (Joan), Tim McMillan (Sherry), and Jeff McMillan (Marilyn) all of New Brunswick; sisters-in-law: Debbie McMillan of New Brunswick, Charlotte Lovell (Warrick) and Barbara Morgan (John) all of McIvers; and brothers-in-law, Lonnie Park (Holly) and Harvey Park of McIvers; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at the Anglican Church, McIvers today, Monday, May 14, 2007 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon from where the funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. with Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, McIvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

Major, Wallace
Norris Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wallace Major announce his passing on Friday, May 11th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his 4 sons: Victor (Georgie), Alberta, Lloyd (Joyce), Placentia, Tom (Christine), Alberta and Cleo (Sandra), Alberta; 4 daughters: Mary (Fred) Harding, Corner Brook, Majors Linda (Wilson) Janes, Campbellton, Ella (Grant) Payne, Pasadena and Cynthia (Warren) Roberts, Alberta. 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Biney (Joe) Casey, Annie Hartshorn, Marie Young, Willis (Elaine) Major, Jim (Loretta) Major, Terry (Muriel) Major and Audrey (Darren) Fortune; sisters-in-law: Marjorie Cooper, Rita Rideout, Olga Payne, Ruby (Mitt) Goosney and Isabelle (George) Major . As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years Alma Major on December 20th, 2006. Friends may visit the Church of the Good Shepherd, Norris Point on Saturday at 2:00 PM from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, May 14th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Canon John Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Church of the Good Shepherd Cemetery Fund or to the 5th & 6th Floor Enhancement Committee, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangement entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

Deckert, Peter Hans
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Hans Deckert announce his passing on Sunday, May 13th, 2007 at home in his 66th year. He was predeceased by his parents Dr. Wilhelm Deckert, MD and Ingeborg Bethge. He leaves to mourn his wife Marjorie of 42 years; stepmother Brigitta Deckert, brothers: Klaus (Inge) and Franz (Birget); sisters: Antje Henschel and Lilo Pohlmann and members of the Kennedy family. Peter emigrated to Canada from Germany in 1963. He moved to the United States in 1966. Peter graduated from Huntingdon University in Alabama with a B.A. in Business (Cum Laude). He earned an MBA (Honors) in International Business from the University of Miami. Peter worked in international development for several years before retiring to Corner Brook with his wife Marjorie. Peter was instrumental in helping to establish Immaculate Heart of Mary School and he served on the Board of Directors for a number of years. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Monday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Parish, Humber Road with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations gratefully accepted to the Monsignor Boone Memorial Bursary Fund of the Immaculate Heart of Mary School. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Violet Stella
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Pike announce her passing on Saturday, May 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil Pike, August 18th, 2006 and brother Herold. She leaves to mourn with very fond and loving memories her daughter Major Helen (Major Harold) Robbins, Orangeburge, NY; son Major Wayne (Captain Betty Ann) Pike, Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren: David (Julie) Robbins, Darryl (Amy) Robbins, Baltimore, MD; Captain Elaine (Captain Jamie) Locke, Glover’s Harbour, NL; great-granddaughters: Chloe Joy Robbins and Annabelle Elizabeth Pike; sisters-in-law: Mrs. Jean Sparkes, Mrs. Mildred (Abdner) Clarke, Corner Brook, NL and Mrs. Geraldine Spear, Boston, MA; brother-in-law Mr. Frank (Audrey) Pike, Corner Brook, NL. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street with Major Harold Robbins officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, May 15, 2007

PIKE, Violet Ellen
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Pike announce her passing on Saturday, May 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil Pike, August 18th, 2006 and brother William Herold. She leaves to mourn with very fond and loving memories her daughter Major Helen (Major Harold) Robbins, Orangeburge, NY; son Major Wayne (Captain Betty Ann) Pike, Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren: David (Julie) Robbins, Darryl (Amy) Robbins, Baltimore, MD; Captain Elaine (Captain Jamie) Locke, Glover’s Harbour, NL; great-granddaughters: Chloe Joy Robbins and Annabelle Elizabeth Pike; sisters-in-law: Mrs. Jean Sparkes, Mrs. Mildred (Abdner) Clarke, Corner Brook, NL and Mrs. Geraldine Spear, Boston, MA; brother-in-law Mr. Frank (Audrey) Pike, Corner Brook, NL. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street with Major Harold Robbins officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

THORNHILL, Bride
Daniel’s Harbour
Jan. 18th, 1925 - May 9th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bride Thornhill announce her passing on Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Jeanette (Carl) of Quebec, Christine (Roy) of Edmonton, Joyce of Rocky Harbour, Cyril (Ella) of St. Pauls and Donita of Ontario. Her grandchildren, Shannon, Shane, Shyril, Paula, Michael, Shelly, Travis, Troy, Tanya Lee and Nickie, her great-grandchildren Troy, Blake, Samanatha, Shyla, J.J., Langan, Landan, Hallie and Raven. Sisters-in-law Margaret (Walter), Rita and Louena, her brothers-in-law Kevin (Marilyn) and Frank. Also her special friend Angel. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cyril, parents Annie and Michael, sisters: Mae (Neil), Lucy (John), Cassie (Emmanuel) and Rita (Maurice); brothers: Clayton (Kathleen) and Clifford. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Daniels Harbour Saturday, Sunday and Monday where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever In Our Hearts”

DECKERT, PETER HANS
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Hans Deckert announce his passing on Sunday, May 13th, 2007 at home in his 66th year. He was predeceased by his parents Dr. Wilhelm Deckert, MD and Ingeborg Bethge. He leaves to mourn his wife Marjorie of 42 years; stepmother Brigitta Deckert, brothers: Klaus (Inge) and Franz (Birget); sisters: Antje Henschel and Lilo Pohlmann and members of the Kennedy family. Peter emigrated to Canada from Germany in 1963. He moved to the United States in 1966. Peter graduated from Huntingdon University in Alabama with a B.A. in Business (Cum Laude). He earned an MBA (Honors) in International Business from the University of Miami. Peter worked in international development for several years before retiring to Corner Brook with his wife Marjorie. Peter was instrumental in helping to establish Immaculate Heart of Mary School and he served on the Board of Directors for a number of years. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Monday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Parish, Humber Road with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations gratefully accepted to the Monsignor Boone Memorial Bursary Fund of the Immaculate Heart of Mary School. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BENOIT, Thaddeus (Ted) Joseph
Warm Brook Apartments
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thaddeus (Ted) Joseph Benoit announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville on Sunday, May 13, 2007 at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife, Veronica and daughter, Louise (Jeff) of Surrey, British Columbia, father, Roddie Benoit of Stephenville, brothers: Greg (Linda) of St. John’s, Terry (Claurice) of St. John’s, Wendall (Marion) of Ontario, Shannon (Bernice) of Stephenville, Edmond of Ontario, Geoff (Sandra), Chris of Stephenville and sisters: Sis, Betty (Clifton) Hynes, Claudia (Conrad) Aucoin, Maureen of Stephenville, Pam (Brian) Marche of Ontario, Patricia (Paul) Arns of St. John’s, sister-in-law, Beulah Benoit of Kippens and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Marie, brother, Rodney, niece, Della. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 16th at 10:00 a.m. at 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 Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Wednesday, May 16, 2007

DEATHS

HANCOCK, Ronald
Corner Brook, NL
Dec. 5, 1917 - May 15, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Hancock announce his peaceful passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 66 years, Stella; sons: Clayton (Edith), Lorne (Judy), both of Corner Brook; daughter Greta (Alton), Ft. McMurray, AB; grandchildren: Gerry, Darren, Jonathan, Tiffany, Lori, Ron, Denise, Danielle, Debbie, Tom; great-grandchildren: Samantha, Madeline, Delaney, Chloe, Brody, Tianna Rose, Dawson, Lauren, Jillian, Adam, Rebecca, Dylan, Hayley; brother Harold (Margaret); sisters: Allie (Max), Dorothy, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Sidney and Alfreda; great-granddaughter Megan; sisters: Susie, Ethel and Greta. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place from First United Church, Park Street on Friday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Dr.Wayne Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PLOWMAN, Alfreda Susan (nee Day)
Port Au Choix, NL

Passed away on Monday, May 14th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Mrs. Alfreda Plowman of Port Au Choix in her 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughters: Margaret (Roy) Curtis, Curling, Dorothy Humber, Whilomena (Romeo) Caines, Port Au Choix; sons: Melvin (Kim) Plowman, David (Debbie) Plowman, Roy (Marilyn) Plowman, Port Au Choix, Ivan Plowman and Wilson (Bernadette) Plowman, Fort McMurray, AB; 21 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James; sons: Garland and Garfield; daughters: Alice and Marie and sons-in-law: Cyril and Cecil. Visitation will take place from St. Thomas Beckett Anglican Church, Port Au Choix beginning on Tuesday evening from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, May 17th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment to follow at the old Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port Au Choix. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

CASSELL, Raymond George
Jacksons Arm
June 6th, 1943 - May 14th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the fmaily of the late Raymond George Cassell announce his passing on Monday, May 14th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 63rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 40 years Maisie (nee Gale); his children: Dean (Leisa) of Pasadena, Joy of Jacksons Arm, Joanne (David) Ropson of St. Anthony, Jody Cassell (Marcus) of Ontario; three grandchldren: Adam, Leanna and Andrew; one brohter, Guy (Joan) of Jacksons Arm; his sisters-in-law: Madeline Cassell of Jacksons Arm, Rita (Albert) Shaw of Nova Scotia, Maxine (Redmond) Gordon of Glovertown; his brothers-in-law: Alex (Sylvia) Gale of Milltown and William (Patsy) Gale of Nova Scotia; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Annie and brother Reginald. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jacksons Arm this evening, Wednesday from where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the famil plot. Fuenral arrangmenets were entrusted to Parsons Fuenral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolences, please visit our website at: www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever In Our Hearts”

MCEACHREN, Alfred Raymond
Jeffrey’s, NL
February 17, 1921 - May 14, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Raymond McEachren announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s on Monday, May 14th, 2007 at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ida Winifred McEachren (nee: Harvey); daughter Shannon (John) Alley; sister Emaline Cook, Ontario; grandchildren: Trevor (Lisa) Alley, Shawn (Bev) McEachren, Kenny McEachren, Chris (Gwen) McEachren, Sheldon McEachren, Bernadette McEachren, Denise (Terry) Gillis, all living in Ontario, Nathan (Francina) Alley, Alberta, Jason (Susie) McEachren, Nova Scotia; great-grandchildren: Candace, Holly, Christopher, Cassie, Hugh, Andrew, Julianna, Thomas, Michael, Victoria, Marcas, Dominic, Andrew Q. and Andrew S.,as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Archibald and Kathern Ann; son Lionel and daughter-in-law Vivian; brothers: John Danial, Cecil and Stephen; sisters: Cassie Madore, Bell Hulan and Ettie Madore. Friends may visit St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffrey’s on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Jeffrey’s. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

CROCKER, Melvin Ralph, MWO
Auburn, NS

- 63, of Auburn, NS, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2007, at his home in Auburn. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Grace (Hollett) Crocker. Melvin retired in 1996 after 34 years of devoted service in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Master Warrant Officer. He was a member of Kingston Branch #98 Royal Canadian Legion. Melvin was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing crib. He is survived by his wife, the former Mira Mitchell; sons, Lloyd (Lorel), Kirkland Lake, Ont.; Melvin Jr. (Trish), Calgary, Alta.; daughter, Kelly (Steve) Drover, Ottawa, Ont.; brother, Bud (Pat) Crocker, Deep Brook; twin sister, Marion (Peter) Bailey, Kingston; sisters, Ida (Milton) Noel, Woody Point, N.L.; Kitty (Bill) Dobbin, Dartmouth; grandchildren, Emma, Rebecca, Rachel, Sydney, Bradley, Kelsey, Gregory Crocker, Braedon, Jacob, Noel Drover, and many nieces, nephews and special friends. He was predeceased by sister, Lillian; brothers, Max and Ben. Cremation has taken place. A Legion Tribute service conducted by Kingston Branch No. 98 Royal Canadian Legion will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. Interment will be in Church of the Epiphany Anglican Cemetery, Corner Brook, N.L., at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society or Poppy Fund, Kingston Branch #98 Royal Canadian Legion. Online condolences may be made through: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

BRAKE, Michael Edward
Stephenville, NL
(Formerly of St. Fintan’s)
March 29, 1925 - May 15, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Edward Brake announce his sudden passing in Kippen’s, NL on Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mary B. Brake (nee: Lasaga); three daughters: Dianne (Bill) Scott, Judy (Ivan) Gosse and Vivian (Gerard) Bennett; eight sons: Aloysius (Suzanne) Ross, Harold (Iona), Brian (Loretta), Jerome (Winifred), Wayne (Joanne), Gerard (Vivian) and Michael (Marilyn); brothers: Stan Brake; sister Ignatia Dollimont; 20 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mary Brake; brothers: Leonard, Kevin, Cyril, William, Isadore and Carol; sisters: Regina, Rita, Matilda, Dorothy and Jean. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, May 19th at 12:30 p.m. from St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church in Stephenville, Father Maurice O’Quinn officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangmenets have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Thursday, May 17, 2007

DEATHS

BRAKE, Michael Edward
Stephenville, NL
(Formerly of St. Fintan’s)
March 29, 1925 - May 15, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Edward Brake announce his sudden passing in Kippen’s, NL on Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mary B. Brake (nee: Lasaga); three daughters: Dianne (Bill) Scott, Judy (Ivan) Gosse and Vivian (Gerard) Bennett; eight sons: Aloysius (Suzanne) Ross, Harold (Iona), Brian (Loretta), Jerome (Winifred), Wayne (Joanne), Gerard (Vivian) and Michael (Marilyn); brothers: Stan Brake; sister Ignatia Dollimont; 20 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mary Brake; brothers: Leonard, Kevin, Cyril, William, Isadore and Carol; sisters: Regina, Rita, Matilda, Dorothy and Jean. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, May 19th at 12:30 p.m. from St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church in Stephenville, Father Maurice O’Quinn officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

Alfred Raymond
McEACHREN
Jeffrey’s, NL
February 17, 1921 - May 14, 2007
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Raymond McEachren announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s on Monday, May 14th, 2007 at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ida Winifred McEachren (nee: Harvey); daughter Shannon (John) Alley; sister Emaline Cook, Ontario; grandchildren: Trevor (Lisa) Alley, Shawn (Bev) McEachren, Kenny McEachren, Chris (Gwen) McEachren, Sheldon McEachren, Bernadette McEachren, Denise (Terry) Gillis, all living in Ontario, Nathan (Francina) Alley, Alberta, Jason (Susie) McEachren, Nova Scotia; great-grandchildren: Candace, Holly, Christopher, Cassie, Hugh, Andrew, Julianna, Thomas, Michael, Victoria, Marcas, Dominic, Andrew Q. and Andrew S.,as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Archibald and Kathern Ann; son Lionel and daughter-in-law Vivian; brothers: John Danial, Cecil and Stephen; sisters: Cassie Madore, Bell Hulan and Ettie Madore. Friends may visit St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Jeffrey’s on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Jeffrey’s. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

Bowman, Linda Marion (nee Preston)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Linda Bowman announces her sudden passing in Brantford, ON on May 13, 2007 at the age of 53 years. She leaves to mourn, her daughter, Terri Preston (Wade); two precious grand-daughters: Kimberly and Brooke; mother, Ethel Preston; brothers: Max, Wayne, Gary (Brenda) and Ernie (Alta); sisters: Helen Stone, Grace Preston, Gwen Wiseman (Rick) and Doreen Hunt (Raymond); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill; father, Maxwell; and brother, Paul. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, May 17, 2007 from 7 – 9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2007 at 2 p.m. with Major Stuckless officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

Skinner, Ambrose (Andy)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andy Skinner announces his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at the age of 66 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 40 years, Frances; daughter, Karen; son, Paul (Sheri); precious grand-daughter, Jessica; sisters: Dorothy White (Kenneth) of Stephenville, Melita Robinson of Clearfield, Utah, and Margaret Kennedy (Chris) of Niagara Falls, ON; brothers: Steven Skinner of Piccadilly and Daniel Skinner (Olga) of Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Charlie Lilly (Gwen), John Lilly (Brenda), Melvin Lilly (Florence), and Reg Lilly (Barb); sisters-in-law: Gertie Hickey (Jack), Vi Gardner (Bill), and Gwen Gardner (Dave); and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Dan and Rose Skinner; and his 3 sisters: Mary, Elizabeth and Eileen. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, May 17, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer with Father Gale officiating. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

HANCOCK, Ronald
Corner Brook, NL
Dec. 5, 1917 - May 15, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Hancock announce his peaceful passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 66 years, Stella; sons: Clayton (Edith), Lorne (Judy), both of Corner Brook; daughter Greta (Alton), Ft. McMurray, AB; grandchildren: Gerry, Darren, Jonathan, Tiffany, Lori, Ron, Denise, Danielle, Debbie, Tom; great-grandchildren: Samantha, Madeline, Delaney, Chloe, Brody, Tianna Rose, Dawson, Lauren, Jillian, Adam, Rebecca, Dylan, Hayley; brother Harold (Margaret); sisters: Allie (Max), Dorothy, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Sidney and Alfreda; great-granddaughter Megan; sisters: Susie, Ethel and Greta. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place from First United Church, Park Street on Friday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Dr.Wayne Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, May 18, 2007

DEATHS

SNELGROVE, Dorothy
Dorothy I. N Snelgrove
born 30th October 1916 Laurencton N.D.B. Nfld. Died 28th April 2007 Kelowna, BC. Left with fond and loving memories are: Daughter Vera (Raymond) Joyce, Kelowna, BC; Grandson John (Beverly) Joyce, Kelowna, BC; Great Grandchildren: Alexandra and Bryan Joyce; Nieces: DeeDee Lannon, Kathryn (Richard) Gillett; Nephews Paul (Marilyn) Lannon, Denis (Diane) Lannon, John (Pauline) Lannon, Bob (Jeannie) Lannon; Special Friend: Phyllis Clench. Predeceased by husband John (1975), sister and brother-in-law Vera and Clarence Lannon (1996), parents Arch and Alice Jones. Private family burial of remains at a later date in Deer Lake, Newfoundland. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.everdenrust.com

MARCH, Susan Evelyn (nee Brake)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our precious mother, grandmother and great grandmother on Thursday, May 17th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Predeceased by baby March; parents: William and Beatrice Brake of Corner Brook; brothers: John and Frank; sisters: Vivian, Lillian, Bertha, Marge, Eileen and Edna. Leaving to mourn and cherish her memory are her children: Katherine Collins (Paul), Michael (Sandi), Theresa Bennett (Patrick), Butch (Sandy), Ruth White (George), Vickie Morrison (Tony), Elizabeth Best (Eric) and Marty (Donna); twenty one grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Olive, Elizabeth, William, Freeman, Stanley and their spouses; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends, with special mention to her bingo friends, especially Muriel Brake. The family will be receiving friends and relatives at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be on Saturday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street. Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
Do not pray for an easy life, pray to be a good person

BARRY, Mary Alice
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Barry announces her passing at the Interfaith Home on Thursday, May 17, 2007 at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Patricia Duval, Arthur Barry (Rosalind), Genevieve Humphries (Harold), Jerome Barry (Doreen), and Pius Barry (Eloise); grandchildren: Michael Duval, Michelle Duval, Rhonda Barry, Michael Barry, Brian Humphries, Paul Humphries, Michael Barry, Stephen Barry, and Blair Barry; great grandchildren: Mitchell Barry, Matthew Sherlock and Cohen Plant; brothers: Michael Power and Alphonsus Power; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her children: Michael and Cyril; and parents, Alphonsus and Anne Power. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, May 18, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer with Father Hynes officiating. Cremation to follow. As expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BARNES, Rubina Alma
Deer Lake
Sept. 1st, 1923 - May 16th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rubina Alma Barnes announce her passing on Wednesday, May 16th, 2007 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 83rd year. She will be sadly missed by her 8 children, Mary Parsons of Deer Lake, Truman (Gwen) of Victoria Harbour, NL, Milton of BC, Eva (Douglas) of Ontario, Wayne (Karen), Loretta, Arthur and Marie, all of British Columbia. 17 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Olga (Floyd) Shears of Rocky Harbour and Marjorie (Cecil) Rodgers of Alberta. Three brothers, Churchill (Beryl) Reid of Deer Lake, Reg (Florence) Reid of Alberta and Roland Reid of Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, parents Arthur and Winnifred and brothers Milton and Samuel and son-in-law Ralph Parsons. A memorial service will take place on Sunday, May 20th, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
“Forever In Our Hearts”


Saturday, May 19, 2007

DEATHS

LEPRIEUR, Reginald
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 18, 2007, Reginald LePrieur at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn, the MacDonald family, with whom he resided for 22 years; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, May 21, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Parish. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PARSONS, Wesley William “Edison”
Pasadena, NL
(formerly of Camp 151, Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edison Parsons announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 18, 2007 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn, his wife of 48 years, Marion; children: David (Brenda) of Deer Lake, Darren (Joy) of Pasadena, Dwayne (Norma) of Meadows and Dawn House (Shannon) of Ottawa; 8 grandchildren: David Hoogerdyk, Dustin, Danika, Devon, Dante, Dylan, Dareh, and Danessa; 1 great grandchild, Dexx Hoogerdyk; sisters: Lillian Elliott of Corner Brook and Grace Valchos (Tedd) of Niagara Falls; nephews: Gerald Elliott and Harry Valchos; nieces: Paula Rowsell and Valerie Valchos; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter, Donna (2000) and his parents, Wesley and Eudora Parsons. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, May 19, 2007 and Sunday, May 20, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 21, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at First United Church, Park St. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Corner Brook Shriners Travel Fund. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PINSENT, Norman Scott
Stephenville, NL
1922 - 2007

Husband of Viola, father of Judy, Glenn (deceased) and Neil, passed away at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s on May 5, 2007 in his 85th year. Dear son of the late Florence & Willis Pinsent of Safe Harbour, Bonavista Bay. Dear brother of Harold (Joan) and Mary (Lewis) Harvey, and predeceased by sister Hallie and brothers Gordon, Edgar, Nathan and Douglas. Scott was a master carpenter who moved his family to Stephenville to start Pinsent Construction Co. Ltd. with his brother Harold and was joined by his brothers Nathan and Cyril. Pinsent Construction was started in 1952 and grew steadily until its closeout in 1987. This construction company did many varied construction projects in many parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, in which Scott played a very important role. Deer Lake Motel Ltd., and the former Pinsent’s Concrete Ltd., were also started by Pinsent Construction Co. Ltd.; both of which were very well accepted by the general public and proved to be very successful companies. For a number of years, along with another partner and a good friend, Scott also operated a seafood and farming enterprise. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital and a special thank you to Dr. Qureshi, Claire-Lynn Thibeau, R.N., and Debbie Power, L.P.N., for their care and support. Cremation has taken place. There will be no service, at Scott’s request. If desired, donations in Scott’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

BIRTH

HUTCHINGS
Charlene and Darren Hutchings are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child. Scott Riley made his debut on Thursday, April 5th, weighing 6 lb. 10.5 oz. Thank yous are extended to all family and friends.

BENNETT
William Bennett and Elizabeth Hinks of Deer Lake are proud to announce the birth of their son Joseph at WMRH on May 7th, 2007. Lots of hugs and kisses from Mommy and Daddy.

HAMILTON
It is with great joy that Kevin and Tricia (Feener) Hamilton wish to announce the birth of their precious baby girl. Elinor Beth was born March 29 weighing 8 pounds 4 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches. Also celebrating her arrival are big brothers Noah (4 years) and Ben (2 years), Dema and Poppy (Ruth and Andrews) Hamilton of Corner Brook, Nanny and Poppy (Judy and Dick) Feener of Gander and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. We would like to thank the staff of Western Memorial Regional Hospital for providing exceptional care, especially Dr. Hema, Dr. Roger, nurse Alva Brake and nurse Beth Crummey.

WEDDING

JANES / COOPER
“Two lives, two hearts,
Joined together in friendship,
United forever in love.”

We are delighted to announce our marriage. Derek Janes (Deer Lake) and Karen Cooper (St. John’s) were united at the beautiful SANDALS Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica, May 2nd, 2007. We wish to share our happiness with you, our family and friends.

ENGAGEMENT

WAY / BOULET
Clyde and Maybelle Way announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberley to Marcel Boulet, the son of Conrad and Lynda Boulet. A beach wedding is planned for April 2008.

HAMMOND / ELLIS
Keith and Tammy Hammond formerly of Stephenville, now living in BC, are pleased to announce the recent engagement of their son Leigh to Catherine, daughter of Anthony and Mignon Ellis of White Rock, BC. Congratulations from brother Brian in BC, grandparents Raymond and Gladys Payne, Aunt Judy and Uncle Claude Caines, and other family members in Stephenville. A wedding is planned for October 2007.


Monday, May 21, 2007

The Western Star did not publish on Monday, May 21, 2007 in observance of Victoria Day.


Tuesday, May 22, 2007

DEATHS

PIKE, George Bell
1928-2007
Port aux Basques, NL

Passed away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques, on Friday May 18, 2007, George Bell Pike in his 79th year. George was a member of Cabot Masonic Grand Lodge # 13 Port aux Basques and a member of the Shriners Mazol Temple of Newfoundland and Labrador. Survived by wife Hilda (Stone), son Frank (Shirley), daughter Joan (Tony) and grandson Andrew. Also, sister Ellen Roberts, brothers James (Ruby), Bill (Ruby), Mack (Ann), nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. George was predeceased by parents Honorable Frank and May, and brother-in-law, Stanley Roberts. Friends visited Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Sunday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service was held on Monday, May 21 at 1:00 PM from Wesley United Church, Port aux Basques, Rev Patricia Ritchie officiated. Interment followed at Mount Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Shriners Fund for Burned and Crippled Children. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BENNETT, Alexander (Alex)
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alexander (Alex) Bennett announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, May 19, 2007 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Patricia, four sons: Junior, David, Michael, Paul and two daughters: Charlene and Crystal, four sisters: Linda, Evelyn, Annie and Angela, five grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 10 a.m. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

O’QUINN, Stephen J.
20 Atlantic Avenue
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen J. O’Quinn announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday May 19, 2007 at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Margaret of 50 years and four daughters: Janet (Brian) Sudds of Kingston, Ontario, Bridie (John) Hogan of Kippens, NL, Bev (Don) Geddes of Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Joan (Greard) MacKenzie of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, one brother Leo O’Quinn, Ottawa, Ontario, three sisters: Aggis Walters of Codroy, NL, Mainie Gale of Codroy, NL, Margaret Chaisson of Corner Brook, NL and eight grandchildren: Jaclyn, Shannon, Erin, Dayna, Krista, Stephanie, Lian, Quinn and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Paul and Mary O’Quinn, sister Anne Diamond, brothers Paul, Alec, Patrick and Mike O’Quinn. Visitation took place on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. Funeral service took place Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville with Father O’Quinn officiating. Interment took place in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

KENNEDY, Mary Elizabeth
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Kennedy announce her passing on Sunday, May 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 2 sons: Eric (Edith) Kennedy and Bernard (Rose) Kennedy; 4 daughters: Joan (Don) Murphy, May (Harlon) Hubley, Maudie Kennedy (Jim Ducey) and Barbara Kennedy; 11 grandchildren: Craig, Cara, Sara, Tara, Elizabeth, Veronica, Janelle, John, Allan and Michelle; 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; step-sister Anastasia Hynes. As well as a large circle of wonderful friends at the Hiscock Manor, nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Josephine Penney, daughter Hilda Laws, granddaughter Jocelyn, sons-in-law Harlon Hubley and Jack Laws, brothers William, Harold and Alphonsus Penney, sisters Lola and Anna Penney. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The mass of a Christian burial will be held on Thursday, May 24th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUDDEN, Ethelyn A.
Sop’s Arm, NL

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, May 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, Ethelyn Budden at the age of 89 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Ernest Watson Budden; 8 sons and daughters: Rubie (James) Reynolds, Bessie (Reginald) Roberts, Norman (Linda Addey), Gerald (Sharon Power), Elizabeth (Donald) Wyszynski, William (Lila Pittman), Marie (Bernard) Morrissey and Patricia (Eric) Morrissey; daughter-in-law Jeanette (Pittman); 33 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters, 4 brothers, 5 sisters-in-law and 4 brothers-in-law. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her parents James and Susan Tucker, son Robert, great-grandson Robert Puddester, as well as other brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. The family will be receiving friends at Bethel United Church in Sop’s Arm on Tuesday from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 23rd at 2:00 PM with Rev. Clayton Parsons 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 entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CHAULK, Anthony (Tony) S.
August 8, 1948 - May 18, 2007
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tony S. Chaulk announce his sudden passing at his family residence in Deer Lake on Saturday, May 18, 2007 in his 58th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Winnie of Thirty years, his children Jerr (Tina) of Nova Scotia, Van (Lisa) of Deer Lake, Sherry (Dale) of Reidville, Jeffery (Martyna) of Toronto, ON, his pride and joy; grandsons: William and Kyle, granddaughter Ashley, brothers Gary (Madonna), Chris (Gertie) of St. Anthony, and Phillip of New Brunswick. His sister Cora (Francis) of Ontario, He also leaves to mourn a large circle of brothers-in-law, sister-in-law (Bay Roberts), nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, best friend Dave Walkins and many other friends. Tony was predeceased by his mother and father, Brada and Sterling Chaulk, granddaughter Mary-Beth, Uncle Uriah, uncle Amador, Uncle Bruce, aunt Ruby, aunt Cassia, aunt Ella and Noel Hodder. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, May 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation will take place on Wednesday May 23, 2007. Funeral service will be held on Thursday morning, May 24, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Parsons Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake. To send condolences please visit our guest book at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever in our Hearts”


Wednesday, May 23, 2007

DEATHS

BUDDEN, ETHELYN A.
Sop’s Arm, NL

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, May 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, Ethelyn Budden at the age of 89 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Ernest Watson Budden; 8 sons and daughters: Rubie (James) Reynolds, Bessie (Reginald) Roberts, Norman (Linda Addey), Gerald (Sharon Power), Elizabeth (Donald) Wyszynski, William (Lila Pittman), Marie (Bernard) Morrissey and Patricia (Eric) Morrissey; daughter-in-law Jeanette (Pittman); 33 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters, 4 brothers, 5 sisters-in-law and 4 brothers-in-law. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her parents James and Susan Tucker, son Robert, great-grandson Robert Puddester, as well as other brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. The family will be receiving friends at Bethel United Church in Sop’s Arm on Tuesday from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 23rd at 2:00 PM with Rev. Clayton Parsons 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 entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

McDONALD, GERALD M.
Gerald M. McDonald
passed away peacefully at the age of 60 after a 2½ year courageous fight with cancer. He is predeceased by his father Terrence. Gerry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his mother Martha; his wife Barbara (Traverse) and children Shannon, Desmond, Erin Ashley; his grandson, Aiden; his brother Terrence and daughter Terrelena; his brother Ken and his wife Gail (Rinehart) and son Colin; his brother Brian and his wife Peggy (Pike) and children: Luke, Louise and Michael. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral mass in Deer Lake, Newfoundland at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on May 28th, at 2 pm. A celebration of Gerry's life will be held afterwards in the Church Community Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Gerry's sponsored foster child: "Shu Hua Ma" through Terrence McDonald, 18 Garden Rd., Deer Lake, NL A8A 1K6.

KENNEDY, MARY ELIZABETH
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Kennedy announce her passing on Sunday, May 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 2 sons: Eric (Edith) Kennedy and Bernard (Rose) Kennedy; 4 daughters: Joan (Don) Murphy, May (Harlon) Hubley, Maudie Kennedy (Jim Ducey) and Barbara Kennedy; 11 grandchildren: Craig, Cara, Sara, Tara, Elizabeth, Veronica, Janelle, John, Allan and Michelle; 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; step-sister Anastasia Hynes. As well as a large circle of wonderful friends at the Hiscock Manor, nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Josephine Penney, daughter Hilda Laws, granddaughter Joclyn, sons-in-law Harlon Hubley and Jack Laws, brothers William, Harold and Alphonsus Penney, sisters Lola and Anna Penney. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The mass of a christian burial will be held on Thursday, May 24th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, May 24, 2007

DEATHS

PAYNE, KARL ERIC
Cow Head
March 25th, 1930 - May 13th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karl Eric Payne announce his passing on Sunday, May 13th, 2007 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 77th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Lucy, his children: Sharon (Fred Grimm) of Fort McMurray, Janie (Charlie Payne) of Cow Head, Gloria (Enos Perry) of Daniels Harbour; his grandchildren: Shannon, Shane, Matthew, Scott, Travis, Gillan; his great grandchildren: Cody, Kyle, Kaden; his best buddy Jake; one sister Agnes Degarthe of Bedford, Nova Scotia; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Karl was predeceased by his son Randy, parents: Samuel & Rosina Payne, brothers: Charles, Percy, Allan, and sisters: Winnie and Adeliade. Visitation took place at the Anglican Church in Cow Head from where also the funeral services took place on Wednesday, May 16th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolences, please visit our website at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever In Our Hearts”

WHITE, WINNIFRED EUDORA
Trout River, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnie White announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 at the age of 53 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her mother: Mrs. Loretta White, Mountainview Home, Meadows; sisters: Beulah Sheppard (Nelson), Cox’s Cove, Marilyn Brake (Norman), Langley, BC; brothers: Elliott White (Norma), Hughes Brook, Calvin White, Trout River and Kevin White (Lucy), Stephenville; brother-in-law: Terry Myers, Milton, ON, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father: Raymond White; brother: Garwin White and sister Verna Myers. Friends may visit the United Church in Trout River on Thursday evening and Friday, from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Beverly Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the 5th and 6th Floor Enhancement committee 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


Friday, May 25, 2007

DEATH

BLANCHARD, EFFIE FLORENCE
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Effie Blanchard announce her passing on Thursday, May 24th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four sons: Andrew (Tammy), Kitchener, ON, Christopher (Ruth-Anne), Gillams, Fraser, Kitchener and Monty (Jennifer), Kitchener, ON; five precious grandchildren: Alex, Lucas, Victoria, Hillary and Zachary; one sister: Audrey (Henry), Kitchener, ON; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents: Kenneth and Irene Murrin, and brother Charles Murrin. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Gillams beginning Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 27th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend’s Malcolm Palmer and Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Cox’s Cove. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DIMMER, MARY ELIZABETH
Burin Bay Arm
1920 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Elizabeth Dimmer announces her passing on May 23rd, 2007 in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her sons Kenneth and wife Irene of St. John’s and Henry and wife Theresa of Dartmouth, NS; daughters: Genevieve and friend Lloyd Mayo of Burin Bay Arm, Joan and husband Gordon Doody of Burin Bay Arm and Bernice and husband Randy Cooper of Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Patricia Dimmer of Burin Bay Arm; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters: Bernice and husband Albert Dimmer of Florida and Genevieve and husband Rickie Riquelmy of Virginia; brothers: Joe Walsh of Jerseyside, Vince Walsh and wife Ann of Dunville and Anthony Walsh of Marystown; special friends: Emily Brown of Salt Pond and Sheila Pardy of Alberta. Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Henry, son Hugo, son-in-law Philip Murphy, parents Anthony and Mary Ellen Walsh and brothers Ignatius and Lawrence. Visitation at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Thursday from 2-10 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Service to take place from St. Patrick’s Parish Church. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Parish Church. To offer on-line condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

BYRNE, WILLIAM
1927 - 2007

Passed peacefully away at his family residence on Thursday, May 24th 2007 William Byrne at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters: Rosaleen (James) Walsh & their children: Brian, Joanne, Rosalind, Jimmy, Paul, Maxine, Sean, Wayne, Tony, Michelle & Trudy, with whom he resided for 40 years, Theresa (Dennis) Murphy, Rita (Gary) McGregor; brothers: Bernard (Mary), Joseph (Marie), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary & Patrick, sisters: Lena (William) Humphries, Marie Byrne, brother Harry (Agnes), nephew Max Layden, niece Denise Humphries. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue Father Joseph Gash officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Friday during the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Lung Association or Charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, WINNIFRED EUDORA
Trout River, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnie White announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 at the age of 53 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her mother: Mrs. Loretta White, Mountainview Home, Meadows; sisters: Beulah Sheppard (Nelson), Cox’s Cove, Marilyn Brake (Norman), Langley, BC; brothers: Elliott White (Norma), Hughes Brook, Calvin White, Trout River and Kevin White (Lucy), Stephenville; brother-in-law: Terry Myers, Milton, ON, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father: Raymond White; brother: Garwin White and sister Verna Myers. Friends may visit the United Church in Trout River on Thursday evening and Friday, from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Beverly Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the 5th and 6th Floor Enhancement committee 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


Saturday, May 26, 2007

DEATHS

BLANCHARD, Effie Florence
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Effie Blanchard announce her passing on Thursday, May 24th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four sons: Andrew (Tammy), Kitchener, ON, Christopher (Ruth-Anne), Gillams, Fraser, Kitchener and Monty (Jennifer), Kitchener, ON; five precious grandchildren: Alex, Lucas, Victoria, Hillary and Zachary; one sister: Audrey (Henry), Kitchener, ON; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents: Kenneth and Irene Murrin, and brother Charles Murrin. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Gillams beginning Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 27th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Cox’s Cove. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ELLSWORTH, Joan Marguerite (nee Dennis)
Joan Marguerite Ellsworth (nee Dennis)
, our dear Mother, passed away peacefully at the Nanaimo General Hospital in Nanaimo, British Columbia on Wednesday morning, May 16, 2007. Lovingly remembered by her five children: Carol, Glenda, Beth, Greta and Charles; their spouses, her seven grandchldren: Justin, Kate, Julia, Caleb, Christopher, Holly and Emily; her sisters: Eva, Elizabeth, Ada, Shirley, Doris and Ruby and her brothers: Fred and Rob. A Celebration of her Life took place on Saturday, May 19, 2007 in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. Her family will be having a remembrance celebration in her former home town of Deer Lake, NL later this summer. For those who wish, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

GALLANT, Dulcie
Benoit’s Cove, NL
July 25, 1949 - May 25, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dulcie Gallant announces her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, May 25, 2007 at the age of 58 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband, Simon; daughters, Josephine Clattenburg (Bruce), Patricia Davis (Paul), Jackie Gallant (Todd), Judy Gallant and Joanne Ozon (Peter); sons: Mike Gallant (Denise) and Bernard Gallant (Norma); 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy Fewer (Martin) and Judy Ozon (Glen Bellows); brothers: Gus Ozon (Una Gallant) and Peter Ozon (Joanne). She was predeceased by her father, Eve Ozon; mother, Kathleen Ozon; and brothers, Alexander, Ronald and Kevin Ozon. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, May 28, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star Of The Sea Parish, Benoit’s Cove with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benoit’s Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

ERVING, Malcolm (Mal) Bateman
Malcolm (Mal) Bateman Erving
, born in Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. on January 26, 1932. Malcolm died peacefully at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia on May 13, 2007 with family at his side, after a brief illness. He is survived by his sister Susan King (Bruce) of Cheshire, Connecticut; five chldren: Brad pratt (Joyce) of Somerset, Mass.; Betsy van Allen (Howard) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Bob Erving (Debra) of Rothesay, New Brunswick; Patti Erving (Faye) of St. John’s, Newfoundland; Bill Erving (Helen) of Victoria, Brisish columbia; eight grandchldren: Ben, Becky, Karl, Elizabeth, Andrew, Nicole, Nigel, and Amy. Malcolm was educated at Boston University and Plymouth State College. Mal was an officer for the SPCA in Massachusetts. He taught high school at Lake George Central High School in Lake George, New York and junior high school at G.A. Mercer School in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He also taught in Nain and Happy Valley Goose Bay, Labrador. He was a Scotial Studies consultant for the Department of Education in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He was a sales representative for the publishing company Holt, Rhinehart & Winston in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mal was an avid hunter and fisherman and his happiest moments were spent outdoors. He had a wonderful sense of humour and enjoyed a good joke. His humour remained intact right up to his passing. The fmaily would especially like to acknowledge his dear long-time friend, Herman Brown for his selfless time and guidance during Malcolm’s illness and hospitalization. Herman, your friendship and love have been so appreciated. A very special thanks to Dr. Ambrose Marsh, Barbara MacDonald and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Saanich Peninsula hospital. We are all very grateful for their kindness and support during Malcolm’s last days. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA or the Canadian Wildlife Association.

MORGAN, Gertrude (nee Penney)
Gertrude Morgan (Penney)
passed away on May 15, 2007 in the Dartmouth General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Corner Brook, NL, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ruth (Robertson) Penney. She is survived by her husband, Edward Morgan; daughters, Mary Harrison (Glynn) and Patricia Dorey (Bob); sons, Frederick, Daniel and Bill (Terra); sister, Ruby Walsh (Tom), Pasadena; brother, Ronald Penney (Mary), Truro; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchld, and special niece, Sharon Duggan (Jim), Mount Pearl. Cremation took place followed by a funeral mass on Friday, May 18, at St. Anthony's R.C. Church. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society are greatly appreciated.

BYRNE, William
1927-2007

Passed peacefully away at his family residence on Thursday, May 24th 2007 WILLIAM BYRNE at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters: Rosaleen (James) Walsh & their children: Brian, Joanne, Rosalind, Jimmy, Paul, Maxine, Sean, Wayne, Tony, Michelle & Trudy, with whom he resided for 40 years, Theresa (Dennis) Murphy, Rita (Gary) McGregor; brothers: Bernard (Mary), Joseph (Marie), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary & Patrick, sisters: Lena (William) Humphries, Marie Byrne, brother Harry (Agnes), nephew Max Layden, niece Denise Humphries. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue Father Joseph Gash officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Friday during the hours 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Lung Association or Charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

JEWER, Eileen Melora
July 14, 1928 - May 23, 2007
119 Nicholsville Road, Cottage #2

Passed away peacfully on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hosptial in Corner Brook, Eileen Melora Jewer at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Murray; her daugher Loranda (Geoff) and her grandson Kyle; her sisters: Lorna (Sam Major) and Nina Piercey. Several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and the fmaily will have a visitation at Parsons Fuenral Home, 63 North Main Street in Deer Lake on Sunday, May 27th, 2007 at 1-2 p.m. from where also a memorial service will take place from at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made to the St. Paul’s Accessible Church Fund, 17 Spruce Street, Deer Lake, NL A8A 2C2. The fuenral arrangments are under the direction of Parsons Fuenral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our website at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever In Our Hearts”

ENGAGEMENT

CUNNING / MURIN
The family of Brent Cunning of Hughes Brook and Vanessa Murin of Cox’s Cove are pleased to announce their engagement on April 30, 2007 while vacationing in Punta Cana, DR. They are residing in Petawawa, ON, where Brent is with the Canadian Armed Forces. Vanessa recently graduated from Algonquin College and will be pursuing a career in Law Enforcement. No wedding date has been set.

BIRTH

BURRIDGE
Matthew is excited to announce the arrival of his little brother, Ryan Weldon Burridge, born April 14th, 2007, weighing 8 lb. 11 oz. Proud parents are Angela & Trevor Burridge of Paradise, NL. Ryan is the grandson of Jane & Weldon Blanchard and Joan & Maurice Delaney, great-grandson of Eva Rideout & Matikla Burridge.

GABRIEL
Jennifer Hann and David Gabriel are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Taylor Wilburn Gabriel on April 11, 2007 in Edmonton, Alberta weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Very proud first time grandparents are Patricia Hann and Jerry Skeard, Pauline and Ken Gabriel. A special welcome from great-grandmothers Marjorie Hann, Hilda Skeard


Monday, May 28, 2007

DEATHS

Osmond (nee) Gale, Millicent May
Hampden, NL
February 6, 1917 - May 26, 2007

Passed away peacefully on Saturday May 26th 2007 at the W.M.R. Hospital in Corner Brook, Millicent May Osmond at the age of 90 Years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: son Eugene (Marie Osmond) of Hampden, Daughter Ruby (Mrs. George Stuckless) of Gander, Grandson Shane Stuckless, her son Melvin Blundon and his 11 children. Her brother Francis (Elizabeth Gale) and her sister Mrs. Helena Osmond. Several nieces, nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mom was predeceased by her husband Arthur Osmond in 1963, her Parents, 1 son, 1 Daughter, 2 Brothers, and 3 Sisters. The family will be receiving family and friends from the Church of the Epiphany in Hampden Today Monday May 28th 2007 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also the funeral service will take place from on Tuesday May 29th 2007 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Canon David Pearce officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in the Rooms. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, N.L. To sign our guest book or send a message of Condolence please visit our website at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
”Forever in Our Hearts “

Coombs (nee) Yetman, Kathleen
Veteran’s Drive, Cormack, NL
October 3, 1916 - May 26, 2007

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 26th 2007 at the Carbonear General Hospital in Carbonear, N.L. Kathleen Coombs nee Yetman at the age of 90 Years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her Family: Daughter Mrs. Patricia Murphy of Spaniards Bay, 2 Sons Thomas (Iris) of Cormack, and Dan (Geraldine) of Grand Prairie, Alberta. 5 Grandchildren: Danny, Tina, Eddie, Bobby, and Jimmy. 5 Great grandchildren: Kurklind, Tayler, Kaitlin, Bailey, and Evann. Her brother Jack (Dot) Yetman, of Boston, U.S., 3 sisters: Mrs. Mary Yetman of St.John’s, N.L., Julia (Mrs. Elmore Uhlman) of Harbour Grace, and Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher of Toronto. Also leaves to mourn a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Mom was predeceased by her husband Thomas P. Coombs, her Parents Mark & Elizabeth Yetman, Sister Bridget Yetman, and brothers: Tom, Mark, Emanuel, Joe, Leo, and Jim. Also her son-in-law: Edward Murphy. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake today, Monday May 28th 2007 from the hour of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass of Christan Burial will take place on Tuesday, May 29th 2007 at 2 p.m. from the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Deer Lake, with Fr. Aidan Devine officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot of the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Cormack. The Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, N.L. To sign the guest book or send a message of Condolence please visit our web site at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever in Our Hearts”

QUANN, Michael William
Aguathuna, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William Quann announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, May 27, 2007 at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his son Michael (Marlene) Quann of Aguathuna, one daughter Margaret (Arnold) Kerfont of Port au Port West, two sisters; Mary (Hubert) Duhart of Corner Brook, Marie (Roy) Simon of Ontario, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives, friends and his very special dog, Peaches. He was predeceased by his wife Frances Quann. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 30th at 2 p.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.


Tuesday, May 29, 2007

HOWELL, SCOTT
December 28, 1986 - February 6, 2007
Beloved Son and Brother

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Scott Howell announces his passing on February 6, 2007 at the age of 20 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his parents, Roderick and Isabel Howell (nee Newman); his sister, Sarah and beloved nephew; grandmothers: Anne Newman and Olga Harrill (Howell); step grandfather, Lloyd Harrill; uncles and aunts: Wayne Howell (Elizabeth), Thelma Blanchard (Alex), Joseph Newman (Sophie), Clarence Newman (Sharon), Anthony Newman (Florence), Francis Newman (friend, Olive), Margaret Hicks (Patrick), and Bridget Parsons (Norman); cousins: Sherry Bellows (Matthew), Michael Blanchard, Jason Howell (Edwina), Sue Howell (friend, Darren), Gerald Hicks (Janice), Julie Aldred (Bill), Mark Newman (Laurie), Marie MacNeill (Jeffrey), James Parsons (Laura Lee), David Parsons (Jennifer), Jeffrey Newman, Jennifer Newman, Stephanie Newman (Sheldon Mosher), and Angela Newman (Bill Turner); and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers: Cyril Howell (1962) and William Newman (1980). A private funeral service was held on Monday, May 28, 2007 at 2:00 at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Donations in memory of Scott can be made to the Bay of Islands S.P.C.A. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Wednesday, May 30, 2007

GILLAM (nee RUTH), GERTRUDE ALICE
August 6, 1922 - May 29, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude Gillam announces her passing on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Velma Antle of Corner Brook and Donald (Bernice) of Victoria, BC; special grandson, Cory Gillam of Ontario; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Elsie Wheeler of Summerside, Mildred Hutchings at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook and Eileen Wells at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook; brother-in-law, Frank Wheeler of Summerside; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Gillam; son, Nelson Gillam; daughter, Valda Kelly, grandson, George Gillam; parents, Frederick & Evelyn Ruth; brothers: Harold Ruth, Chesley Ruth and Frederick Ruth; and sisters: Georgina Wheeler, Margaree Brake and Ivy Ruth. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, May 31, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and continuing on Friday, June 1, 2007 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Summerside from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Summerside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

SNOOK, KATHLEEN
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Snook announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the age of 74 years. She will be sadly missed by her children: Betty (Pat) Bungay, Bub (Patsy) Snook, Jackie (Aiden) Hynes, Glenn, Jamie (Robin), all of Lourdes, Juanita (George) Benoit, Sandra (Cannon) Snook, all of West Bay, Tina (Bill) Middleton of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Bruce (Dianne) Snook of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, four sisters: Stella (Glen) Thorne, Susan Flynn, Philomena Cornect, Sarah (Reggie) Hinks and two brothers: Harold Greene, Aloysius Greene, 15 grandchildren: Tara, Scott, Dwayne Benoit, Bradley, Brent and Ashley Bungay, Tracey Snook, Christopher and Courtney Snook, Billy and Mitchell Middleton, Cody and Jodan Snook, Nathan and Cameron Snook, seven great-grandchildren: Carley and Jasmine Benoit, Julian Bungay, Kassidy and Ryder Snook, Jackson Gale, Hannah Woolridge, sisters-in-law: Florrie and Mike Smith, Marjorie Greene, brother-in-law, Gordon Bullen and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Jim Snook in 1989, brothers, George, Steve, Pat, Tom and Billy, sisters, Marion Bullen and Laverna Smith, her parents, Thomas and Philomena Greene. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, June 1st at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.

HALL, RITA JOHANNA
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Hall announces her passing on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband, Lawrence; daughter, Gaile of Nain, Labrador; sons: Gary (Jeanette) of Saskatchewan and Tony (Rowena) of St. John’s; two grandsons: Jeremy and Ryan; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, James and her sister, Nora. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children’s Hospital. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

FROST, BARRY MacKINLEY
Frost, Barry MacKinley
: Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on May 29, 2007 (Age 51 yrs). Leaving to mourn his loving wife Kathie, two beautiful children Jennifer & Amanda and their mother Anne. His devoted mother and father, Walter & Rowena Frost of Hillview, his ever-faithful sister Pauline (Gary) and his loyal brother Keith (Lana). Left also to mourn are his nieces and nephews Angela & Adam Park and Mackenzie & Hannah Frost along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. His parents in law, Gail & Bert Brown and his sister in law Sheri (Nathan). His dedicated Ready Cash employees, along with hundreds of business associates across Canada and the US whose lives he touched in so many ways. Also mourning is Margaret Jarvis, whose friendship brought Barry comfort and his treasured & faithful companion GUS. Waiting for him in heaven, Mom & Dad Adams, Nan & Pop Frost, mother in law Nellie Cornick, cousin Jeffrey Izer, Aunt Mary, uncle Levi, along with special friends Nita and Max Stoyles. In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted to the Hillview United Church Pastorial Charge Manse Pavement Fund. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday May 30, 2007 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm at the Grace United Church, Hillview (Trinity Bay). The funeral service will take place at The Grace United Church, Hillview delivered by Pastor Glenn Jarvis, his minister and friend on May 31, 2007 at 11:00 am.
Our memories of Barry will live on in our hearts forever.

HOWELL, SCOTT
December 28, 1986 - February 6, 2007
Beloved Son and Brother
Beloved Nephew and Grandchild

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Scott Howell announces his passing on February 6, 2007 at the age of 20 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his parents, Roderick and Isabel Howell (nee Newman); his sister, Sarah; grandmothers: Anne Newman and Olga Harrill (Howell); step grandfather, Lloyd Harrill; uncles and aunts: Wayne Howell (Elizabeth), Thelma Blanchard (Alex), Joseph Newman (Sophie), Clarence Newman (Sharon), Anthony Newman (Florence), Francis Newman (friend, Olive), Margaret Hicks (Patrick), and Bridget Parsons (Norman); cousins: Sherry Bellows (Matthew), Michael Blanchard, Jason Howell (Edwina), Sue Howell (friend, Darren), Gerald Hicks (Janice), Julie Aldred (Bill), Mark Newman (Laurie), Marie MacNeill (Jeffrey), James Parsons (Laura Lee), David Parsons (Jennifer), Jeffrey Newman, Jennifer Newman, Stephanie Newman (Sheldon Mosher), and Angela Newman (Bill Turner); and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers: Cyril Howell (1962) and William Newman (1980). A private funeral service was held on Monday, May 28, 2007 at 2:00 at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Donations in memory of Scott can be made to the Bay of Islands S.P.C.A. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Thursday, May 31, 2007

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

 

 

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