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The Western Star Newspaper
May 1999

 

The obituaries prior to May 17, 1999, were submitted by Ivy F. Benoit May 2002 and there may also be others from those dates

May 1, 1999

DICKS, Patricia
Aged 44

Passed away at the University Campus Health Science Center of London, Ontario, on May 1, 1999, Patricia Dicks, in her 44th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Ray and two children, Deanna and Dean; parents, George and Frances Scott of Isle aux Morts; seven brothers: Sidney and Thannia of Isle au Morts, James and June of Isle aux Morts, Don and Olga of Isle aux Morts, Rick and Velda of Greenwood, NS, George Jr. and Mary of Isle aux Morts, Jamie and fianceé Marina of Halifax, NS; six sisters: Joan (Mrs. George Sutton) of Burgeo; Aneitha (Mrs. Clayton Francis) of Isle aux Morts; Ann (Mrs. Richard Bateman) of Isle aux Morts; Jackie (Mrs. Victor Musseau) of Isle aux Morts; Harriett (Mrs. Perry Warren) of Burgeo; Beryl (Mrs. Kevin Dominex) of Bedford, NS; very special people, Mr. And Mrs. Clayton Pink of Isle aux Morts; special niece, Vickie Musseau; mother-in-law, Lucy Dicks; as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on May 5, 1999, 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Carol Daley. Interment followed at Hillside Haven, Isle aux Morts Road, under the direction of Ford's Funeral Home Ltd.


May 3, 1999

MUISE, Beatrice
Aged 87

Passed away at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on May 3, 1999, Beatrice Muise, in her 87th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Dennis and son, James. She leaves to mourn 15 children, Andrew and Ida of New Brunswick, Norman and Zita of South Branch, Kenneth and Lillian of South Branch; Ella (Mrs. Charles McNeil) of South Branch, Jerome and Betty of Lower Sackville, NS, Patricia (Mrs. Marshall Dawe - should be Devoe) of Upper Ferry, Eddy and Pam of Alberta, David and Debbie of Alberta, Junior and Rita of Upper Ferry, Marg MacIsaac of Labrador City, Augusta (Mrs. Richard AuCoin) of South Branch, Marion Spence of Ontario, Wade and Linda of British Columbia, Wayne and Terri of Upper Ferry; sister, Rose MacIsaac; sister-in-law, Emma Young; 63 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on May 5, 1999, 3 p.m. at St. Sylvester R.C. Church, officiated by Father D.T. McGrath. Interment followed at St. Sylvester Roman Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Ford's Funeral Home.


May 10, 1999

ALEXANDER, Phyllis June (nee White)
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late June Alexander announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on May 10th, 1999 in her 62nd year. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Raphie; daughters: Darlene (Gerald) Sexton of St. George's, Kim Blanchard of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; sons: Paul (Dianne) of Ontario, Grant (Arlene) of Stephenville Crossing. Also leaving to mourn eight grandchildren: April, Kimberly, Shannon, Shane, Trent, Christopher, Colton, and Kennedy. Brothers: Austin White of Nova Scotia, Sammy of St. George's; sister, Millie of Stephenville. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Mary and Lawrence White, and one sister, Hilda Barter. Visitation will take place on Tuesday beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's. The funeral mass will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Father Aiden Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Courthouse Road, St. George's. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing, NF. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church.


Tuesday, May 11, 1999

AUCOIN, Joan
Entered into eternal rest, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, May 11th, 1999, Joan AuCoin, age 48 years. Predeceased by her father, William. Leaving to mourn her loving partner, Brendan Traverse; and her children: Zane and Danielle Snow; and their loving father, John Snow. Also leaving to mourn, her mother, Dorothy AuCoin; 7 brothers and 2 sisters: Gordon (Doreen), Joseph (Ruby), Ronald (Shirley), Kevin (Jane), Dianne Walsh (Randy), Leonard (Dianne), Frank (Sheila), Sr. Verna AuCoin and Michael (France); many nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Funeral mass on Friday, May 14, 1999, from St. Teresa's Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
"May Joan's gentle spirit be raised on eagle's wings and may God hold her in the palm of His hand."


Thursday, May 13, 1999, edition of The Western Star

I only have the one section of this paper

SPECIAL BIRTHDAY
HANN
91 TODAY

Georgina May Bannister Hann is today celebrating her 91st birthday. She was born in Trout River and moved to Corner Brook 68 years ago where she married the late Bond Bannister. Mrs. Bannister has two daughters, Dorothy Hanley with whom she resides and Geraldine Smith of Fonthill, Ont. She also has five grandsons, three granddaughters and six great grandchildren. Her son John predeceased her in February 1997.


Monday, May 17, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PITTMAN, Gordon Thomas
Rocky Harbour
September 23rd, 1920 - May 14th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Thomas Pittman announce his passing on Friday, May 14th, 1999 in his 78th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Bertha (nee Dodd), two daughters: Beatie Pittman of Rocky Harbour, and Daisy (Rex) Squires of St. Anthony, two sons: David (Betty) Pittman, and Wycliffe (Irene) Pittman both of Rocky Harbour, seven grandchildren: Paulette, Howard, Tara, Deirdre, Ricky, Vicki and Danny, three great-grandchildren: Roxanne, Jessica and Danielle, six sisters: Bella Critch of Alberta, Bessie Critch of Rocky Harbour, Sarah (Joe) Nurse of Glenwood, Ester (Cliff) Ellsworth of Bonne Bay, Thelma (Jack) Cook of Stephenville and May (Herb) Geddes of Alberta, three sisters-in-law: Kathleen Pittman, Bessie Watts, and Claudia (Philip) Piercey all of Rocky Harbour, also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from his family residence in Rocky Harbour on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral services will take place from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Newhook 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"

POWER, Matthew (Matt) Raymond
Corner Brook, NF

It is with deep regret and sorrow that the family of the late Matthew Power announce the passing of a dear husband & loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother at the Western Memorial Hospital on May 16, 1999 at the age of 75 (born 1923 Chapel Arm, Trinity Bay). He will be sadly missed by wife Mary (Payne) of 46 years, two sons: Ray (Joelle) and Terry; seven daughters: Dot & (Gene) Matthews, PEI, Pauline & (Dean) Andrews, Corner Brook, Pamela (Hamilton, ON), Donna (Corner Brook), Cathy & (Chris) Calgary, Trudy & (Ronald MacMillan), Halifax, Glenda & (Bruce Carberry), Brampton, ON. Nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters Nellie Pretty and Mary Williams, Chapel Arm, Trinity Bay. Predeceased by one son William Bruce, 1961, his parents Arthur & Josephine Power. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mt. Bernard Ave., with interment at the Roman Catholic section at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Monday 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tributes may be made by sending flowers.

BUCKLE, Michael William
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William Buckle announce his sudden passing on Saturday, May 15th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 26 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Elizabeth (nee Saunders), Corner Brook; daughter Stephanie; mother and father George Sr. and Isabel Buckle, Corner Brook; mother-in-law Marguerite Saunders and friend Gerald D. Ledrew, Grand Falls, NF; brothers and sisters: George Jr. (Karen), Corner Brook, Catherine Bennett (Tom), Prince Albert, SK, David (Mary), Corner Brook, Brian (Gaylene), Corner Brook, Diane Oxford (Rod), Corner Brook, Donna Mitchell (Hal), Corner Brook, Patrick, Brampton, ON, John (Ann), Toronto, ON, Michelle Humber (Ben), Corner Brook, Mary Lou, Bedford, NS, Darlene Power (David), St. Stephen's, NB; grandmother Mrs. Effie Baldwin, Corner Brook; a very special nephew Jason, Gagetown, NF; special aunts: Ruth Saunders and Rita Farwell and a very large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his sister Christina, grandmother Mary Buckle and grandfathers: William Buckle and Edward Baldwin; father-in-law James S. Saunders. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from the hours of 4-5:00 p.m. and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 18th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Mons. Boone officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children Fund.

GRANT, Dr. George A.
March 24, 1923 - May 13, 1999

Passed away, in the presence of his family, at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's, Dr. George Grant (born Glasgow, Scotland). Left with loving memories wife, Margaret, daughters: Alison Grant-Powell (Don) Stephenville, Gillian Grant (Gerry Donovan), St. John's and Fiona Grant, St. John's, grandchildren Alexandra Grant and Callum Donovan, St. John's; honorary grandchildren Sari and Kati Piros in Stephenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Open house to be held at the Arts and Culture Centre Tuesday, May 18, 1999


Tuesday, May 18, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENOIT, Lawrence
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Benoit of Lourdes announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, May 16, 1999 at the age of 85 years. He will be sadly missed by six sons: Archie (Bridget) Benoit in Lourdes, Clarence J. Benoit in Winterhouses, Philip (Maria) Benoit in Yukon, Brad (Maggie) Benoit in Lourdes, Derry (Mary) Benoit in Winterhouses, James Benoit in Lourdes and four daughters: Ursula (Bernard) Murray in Corner Brook, Angela Benoit in Lourdes, Alma (Bill) Drover in Alberta, Alice Clarke in Ontario, 33 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Benoit on February 2, 1999. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Tuesday (starting at 2:00 p.m.) and Wednesday. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, May 20th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

CLARKE, John Warren Franklin
Passed suddenly away on Monday, May 10, 1999, aged 59 years. Predeceased by his father Thomas. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Greta, sons: Damon (Jean) and Gareth; daughter Tracey Allen (Arthur); brothers: David, Roy, Philip; sisters: Patricia, Amelia, and mother Susannah. Also leaving to mourn, two wonderful grandchildren: Tim and Shawn, and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Funeral was held Thursday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Grand Bank St. Alban's Anglican Church Maintenance Fund.

HOUSE, Todd William
Ottawa, ON (Formerly of Corner Brook, NF)

Passed away on Sunday, May 16th, 1999 in Ottawa, Ontario, Todd William House at the age of 37 years. Leaving to mourn his son Thomas Marschmeyer, Kanata, ON, father Ronald House, stepmother Margaret House, Corner Brook, mother Rowena Chassion, Sarnia, ON, sister Gladys Horn (Weldon), Dartmouth, NS, brother Daniel (Anna), Grand Prairie, AB, grandmothers: Nora House, Mount Pearl and Elsie House, Corner Brook, special friend Van, Ottawa, ON. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, step-brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 20th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Restoration Fund.

BUCKLE, Michael William
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William Buckle announce his sudden passing on Saturday, May 15th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 26 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Elizabeth (nee Saunders), Corner Brook; daughter: Stephanie; mother and father: George Sr. and Isabel Buckle, Corner Brook; mother-in-law Marguerite Saunders and friend Gerald D. Ledrew, Grand Falls, NF; brothers and sisters: George Jr. (Karen), Corner Brook, Catherine Bennett (Tom), Prince Albert, SK, David (Mary), Corner Brook, Brian (Gaylene), Corner Brook, Diane Oxford (Rod), Corner Brook, Donna Mitchell (Hal), Corner Brook, Patrick, Brampton, ON, John (Ann), Toronto, ON, Michelle Humber (Ben), Corner Brook, Mary Lou, Bedford, NS, Darlene Power (David), St. Stephen's, NB; grandmother Mrs. Effie Baldwin, Corner Brook, a very special nephew Jason, Gagetown, NB, special aunts: Ruth Saunders and Rita Farwell and a very large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephew, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his sister Christina, grandmother Mary Buckle and grandfathers William Buckle and Edward Baldwin, father-in-law James S. Saunders. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 18th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Mons. Boone officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children Fund.

PIERCEY, Edward Sr.
31 Birch Drive, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Piercey Sr. of Kippens announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, May 16, 1999 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Kathleen and four sons: Gary (Margaret) in Kippens, Wade (Mary) in Gander, Gordon (Donna) in Georgetown, Edward Jr. (Gail) in Stephenville and one daughter, Elizabeth (Woodrow) Wight in Kippens and four brothers: John in Milltown, Bay d'Espoir, Frank in Stephenville, Joe in Burgeo, Harold in Milltown and three sisters: Pearl Simms in Stephenville, Rachel Spencer in Hermitage, Susie Piercey in Loon's Cove, Burin and 15 grandchildren, one great grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Rickey. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 19th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

ROMAIN, Albert B.
Silverwood Manor, Kippens (Formerly of Romain's Brook, Port au Port)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert B. Romain announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, May 16, 1999 at the age of 92 years. He will be sadly missed by one brother, Charlie (Maud) Romain of Romain's Brook in Port au Port and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at the St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port on Tuesday. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port with interment in the Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville between 7 and 9 p.m.


Wednesday, May 19, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WINSOR, Stella and Jim
WINSOR, Stella and Jim
, formerly of Corner Brook. Burial service to be held at 2 p.m. on May 23, in Mount Patricia Cemetery, United Church Section. All are welcome. Arrangements under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Thursday, May 20, 1999, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in this issue.


Friday, May 21, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

RIDEOUT, Mary Edna
Hampden, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Edna Rideout announce her passing on Tuesday, May 18th, 1999 at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her four sons: Maurice (Bonnie) of Brantford, Ontario, Howard (Mona) of Weston, Ontario, Calvin (Joan) of Tottenham, Ontario, and Carl (Debbie) of Barrie, Ontario; two daughters: Viola (Mrs. Scott Eveleigh) of Burlington, Ontario, and Velma (Mrs. Brian Davis) of Brampton, Ontario; ten grandchildren: Shawn, Charlene, Bradley, Sherry, Craig, Valerie, Jason, Kim, Danielle and Kelly; three great grandchildren: Michael, Christopher, and Chelsey; one brother, Benjamin Combdon of Jackson's Arm; and one sister, Marion Wells of Grand Cache, Alberta. She will also be greatly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick (1983), and brother, Garland Combdon. The family will be receiving friends from the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, Hampden, beginning Thursday evening from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, 1999 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Hampden. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

FILLATRE, Charlie
Formerly of Stephenville, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charlie Fillatre announce his passing in Brampton, Ontario, April 1999, in his 82nd year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Hazel of Brampton, Ontario; daughters: Ruby Simpson of St. John's, Irene Alexander and husband John of Moncton, New Brunswick, Rita Gorman and husband Jackie of Tweed, Ontario, Donna Paul of Mississauga, Ontario; sons: Charles Jr. of Toronto, Billy and wife Judy of St. John's. He also leaves to mourn one sister, Mrs. Cyril Tuff of Corner Brook; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, at 10 a.m. at the All Saints Anglican Church in Stephenville Crossing with Reverend Karen Laldin officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing, NF.

HARVIEW, William Charles
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Charles Harview announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, May 19th, 1999 in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 65 years, Catherine; daughters: Helen Piercey and husband Kevin, Eva Praught and husband Joe, Patricia (Patsy) Madore and husband Glenn, all of St. George's; son, William (Billy) and wife Margaret of St. George's; sister, Eva LeCoure of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by sons: Harry and Jimmy; daughter, Marie. The family will be receiving friends at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Saturday 10-12 noon. The funeral mass will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, at 1 p.m. with Father Aiden Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Courthouse Road. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.

BATTEN, Emma Julia
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emma Julia Batten announce her passing on Wednesday, May 19th, 1999 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons: Douglas and his wife June of Bradford, Ontario, and Bernard and his wife Judy of Weston, Ontario; two daughters: Claudine Batten of Toronto, Ontario, and Maxine Boutcher and her husband Gerald, Corner Brook, NF; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Malcolm Batten in 1979, and brothers: Jim and Ebeneizer Mercer. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 22nd, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Interfaith Home for Seniors, or to the charity of one's choice.


Saturday, May 22, 1999, edition of The Western Star

BIRTHS

Carla Piercey and Jeff Pawley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Evan Jeffrey, born March 3, 1999 at the Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax, NS, weighing 5 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary and John Piercey and Jerry and Jocelyn Pawley, all of Corner Brook.

MACISAAC
Born to Paul & Amy MacIsaac, Enfield, Nova Scotia, a baby boy, Keenan, 10 lb. 7 oz., April 1st. Keenan is the grandson of Bob & Maude Newhook, Corner Brook, Nfld. and Eugene & Linda MacIsaac, Enfield, Nova Scotia.

DEATHS

WINSOR, Stella and Jim
WINSOR, Stella and Jim
, formerly of Corner Brook. Burial service to be held at 2 p.m. on May 23, in Mount Patricia Cemetery, United Church Section. All are welcome. Arrangements under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

MANUEL, Sandy
Deer Lake, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of Sandy Manuel wish to announce his passing on Friday, May 21st, 1999 at Deer Lake in his 90th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Hazel; daughter, Mottee (Bryant) Green of Cold Brook, NS; son, Calvin (Gwen) Manuel of Deer Lake. 9 grandchildren: David (Renia) Green, Phyllis (Alvin) Barter, Jane (Brian) Garnier, Nancy Green, Alice (Aaron) Lund, Louise (Jim) Green, Diane (Christopher) Alexander, Brian (Olive) Manuel, Sandra (Cordel) Parsons. 19 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dorothy Goudie and Ruby Loder; sister-in-law Ann Manuel. Also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers: Leslie, Hector and Ralph; sisters: Ada and Daisy. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today, Saturday, May 22nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday, May 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, May 24th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church, with Rev. Sidney Newbury officiating. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Wights Road, Deer lake. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

MARTIN, Austin Joseph
The passing of Austin Joseph Martin occurred on Tuesday, May 19, 1999 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Born on April 25, 1911, Austin was a native of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and was predeceased by his beloved wife, Josephine (Colley), four years ago. He is survived by his only son Robert and wife Margaret (Pepper) and granddaughters Allison and Andrea, all of Fredericton. A loving and gentle father and grandfather, Austin will be missed dearly. He will be laid to rest next to his late wife and true love, Josephine, in the Anglican Cemetery in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. The memorial service at St. James Anglican Church (Port aux Basques) and interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.

BROWN/GRZYBOWSKI, Maureen T. (nee Dunphy)
Passed peacefully away on May 17, 1999, at Vancouver General Hospital Palliative Care, Maureen T. Brown/Grzybowski (nee Dunphy), after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. She was sixty-two. Mrs. Brown was predeceased by her first husband, Ross E. Brown of Amherst, NS, in 1963, and by her late husband, Dr. Stefan Grzybowski of Vancouver, BC, in 1997. Mrs. Brown was the daughter of Isabella MacLellan and Alexander M. Dunphy of Curling, NF. Mrs. Brown's early education began in Curling, NF, where she graduated from Holy Cross High School. In 1959, she received her R.N. from the Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing, and then her Diploma in Public Health Nursing from UBC in 1966, followed by a BSc in Nursing from Mount Saint Vincent University, in 1969. She received her Masters degree from Johns Hopkins Univ. in Maryland in 1974.
Mrs. Brown's career as a World Health Consultant brought her many awards and made her an extraordinary ambassador for Canada and for Newfoundland in particular. For the past twenty-five years, she worked in third world developing countries in South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In the 1970's, her work as director-team Leader for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on the Quang Ngai TB Project in Vietnam, was well known, As was her work in Nepal, where as leader for the Surkhet Auxiliary Health Project, Mrs. Brown had full responsibility for planning and implementing a rural health worker-training program, as well as the responsibility of developing a primary health care system for rural areas. In the 1980's, her work brought her to Bangladesh, Yemen and Egypt. While working for the Univ. of North Carolina's School of Medicine in 1989, Mrs. Brown and Party, successfully established a Primary Health Care Nursing Institute in Amman, Jordan. For this, she received an award of excellence from Jordan's Minister of Health. Ironically, it was in Amman, Jordan, in November, 1998, completing her last career assignment, that Mrs. Brown's illness was first detected. In 1991, she received the Order of Canada.
Maureen Brown was predeceased by her parents, and by her two brothers, Thomas and Alex, and a baby sister, Phyllis. She will be sadly missed by her many friends worldwide, and her large and loving family. Left to mourn are her three brothers, Raymond J. of St. Margaret's Bay, NS, Ronald J. of Corner Brook, NF, John A. of Steady Brook, NF, and her brother-in-law, Frank G. Huck of Hilton Head Island, SC. and, by her three sisters, Doreen Fitzpatrick, St. John's, NF, Sheila Huck, Hilton Head Island, SC, and Isabel J. Kaj of Corner Brook, NF; and her four sisters-in-law, Mary Coombs in Edmonton, Alberta, Dorothea Coleman, Mary Burton and Eunice Randall of Corner Brook, NF; and her three stepsons, Stefan, Julian and Alex Grzybowski, and stepdaughter, Jane Patrick, all of BC, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and grandchildren.
A small, private service, consisting of a mass of Christian Burial, will take place at the UBC Chapel by Rev. Klausterman. Date and times will be announced later. The interment will take place sometime in early August, 1999, in the family Parish Church in Curling, NF, where a special concelebrated Memorial Service will be held to celebrate her life and death. Notice will be given at a later date.

HULAN, Alice M.
150 Queen Street, Stephenville (Formerly of Cartyville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice M. Hulan announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, May 20, 1999 in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Muriel (Allan) Chislett in Stephenville and one sister, Jessie (Malcolm) Smith in St. John's and four grandsons: Bruce (Michelle), Bill (Donna), all in St. John's, Boyd in Bangkok, Thailand, Geoffrey (Marlene) in Ottawa and three sisters-in-law: Margaret Vater in Baine Harbour, Audrey Shears in Stephenville Crossing, Pearl Shears in Stephenville and many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen J. Hulan, parents, George and Minnie Vater and her brother, Leslie Vater. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Sunday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Robinson's. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Tuesday, May 25, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HULL, Sarah (Sadie) Elizabeth
Pilleys Island (Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mrs. Sarah Hull announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, May 22nd, 1999. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted family, her daughter Betty and husband Seaward Anderson with whom she resided, Jim and his wife Janet residing at Pasadena, Ron and his wife Ann, residing at Grand Falls, and Ruth and her husband Lorne Pelley residing at Corner Brook; 7 grandchildren: Scott Anderson, Jeffrey and Kevin Hull, Laura and Allison Hull, and Diane and Adam Pelley; brother Ron Denny and wife Marie, residing at Corner Brook; sisters: Ethel Boyd residing at Pilleys Island, Hazel Regular, residing at Ming's Bight and Marge Slimmer residing at Illinois, USA. Mrs. Hull will also be missed by a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Clayton on June 26th, 1985, granddaughter Katherine, brothers Gordon and Jack and sister Minnie Lane. The funeral service took place on Monday 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Pilleys Island with Rev. Marilyn Avery from the United Church officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice.

HOUSE, Adelaide
Hawkes Bay

Passed away on Saturday, May 22, 1999, at the Rufus Guinchard Health Center in Port Saunders, Adelaide House in her 75th year. She leaves to mourn four grandchildren Ellen (Gerard), Lori of Hawkes Bay, Ann of Cow Head, and Jillian of Parsons Pond. Also eight great-grandchildren, and daughter-in-law Mildred House of Hawkes Bay. She was predeceased by her husband David in 1997, her sons Harvey in 1979 and David Jr. in 1998. The family will be receiving friends at Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Hawkes Bay from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

QUINN, Bernard Gerard
Stephenville, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Gerard Quinn announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on May 23th, 1999 in his 70th year. He leaves to mourn daughters: Margaret Bradbury (Edward), Mitizi Lee (Frank), Corrine Quinn, Charlene Alexander (Tony), Judy Quinn (Rod), all of Stephenville, Wanda Hickey (Gordon) of Benoit's Cove; sons: Danny of Stephenville, Gary of New Brunswick, 16 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild. He also leaves to mourn a special companion Dorcas Brake of Stephenville, brothers: Tom of Carbonear, Jack of St. John's and Ron of St. John's, sister: Stella Mootrey of Carbonear and a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by wife Julia Quinn and brothers Edward and William. Visitation took place on Sunday 7-9 p.m. and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. The Funeral Mass will take place today at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Stephenville with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hanson Highway. Flowers graciously accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice.

BARRIAULT, Rita
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Barriault announce her sudden passing on Friday, May 21st, 1999 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two children: Alice (Wilson) and Jack (Joan), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Roy (Eileen), Raymond (Zelda), Diane (Merle) Corner Brook, John and Byron, British Columbia; great-grandchildren: Andrew, Jennifer, Raelene, Cherise, Justin, Matthew, Michael, Melissa, Sean and Jamie; great-great grandchild: Heather; two brothers: Joseph and Cyril, four sisters: Marie, Regina, Rona and Anita; four brothers-in-law: Michael, Steven, Norman and Everett; one sister-in-law: Annie, as well as a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond in 1986 and sister-in-law Blanche Barriault. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday and Sunday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service was held on Monday, May 24th, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. from sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment followed at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation or a charity of one's choice.

WOODFORD, Irene Catherine
Cormack, NF

Passed away on Saturday, May 22nd, 1999 after a courageous fight against cancer, Mrs. Irene Catherine Woodford, at home surrounded by her loving family. Irene was in her 51st year. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are her husband Rick and daughter Tanya. Also brother Michael Crocker (Pauline), Cormack; sisters: Donna Chaulk (Brad), Deer Lake, Josephine Alexander (Anthony), Cormack and Hazel Crocker, Cormack; sister-in-law: Cecilla and Isabel; brothers-in-law: Raymond, Charlie and Fonse. She will be dearly missed by a large circle of other relatives and close friends and co-workers. She was predeceased by her parents Donald and Mary Crocker. Granting her wishes, cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. from St. George's Anglican Church, Cormack, officiated by Rev. David Pearce, Very Rev. Lorne Gosse and Rev. William Ranson. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to St. George's Anglican Church Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.


The Wednesday, May 26, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WOODFORD, Irene Catherine
Cormack, NF

Passed away on Saturday, May 22nd, 1999 after a courageous fight against cancer, Mrs. Irene Catherine Woodford, at home surrounded by her loving family. Irene was in her 51st year. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are her husband Rick and daughter Tanya. Also brother: Michael Crocker (Pauline), Cormack, sisters: Donna Chaulk (Brad), Deer Lake, Josephine Alexander (Anthony), Cormack and Hazel Crocker, Cormack, sisters-in-law: Cecilia and Isabel; brothers-in-law: Raymond, Charlie and Fonse. She will be dearly missed by a large circle of other relatives and close friends and co-workers. She was predeceased by her parents: Donald and Mary Crocker. Granting her wishes, cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. from St. George's Anglican Church, Cormack, officiated by Rev. David Pearce, Very Rev. Lorne Gosse and Rev. William Ranson. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to St. George's Anglican Church Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

WHITE, Donna L.
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donna L. White announce her passing at her residence in Kippens on Monday, May 24, 1999 at the age of 42 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Aden and three daughters: Laura, Shelley and Tracy, all of Kippens; and her parents, Byron and Vera Alley of St. Stephen, New Brunswick; three sisters: Wanda (Ewen) Simpson of Edmonton, Alberta, Caroyl (spelled this way in the newspaper) Alley, and Goldie (Danny) McEachem, all of St. Stephen, New Brunswick; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, in Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, May 27th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

CLARKE (nee Howe), Hannah Jane (Jennie)
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away on Tuesday, May 25th, 1999 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Hannah Jane Clarke at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters: Eliza Hiscock and Millie Goosney (Ray), both of Corner Brook, sisters-in-law: Sophie Howe, Corner Brook, Daisy Howe, Corner Brook and Gertrude Thome, Toronto, also by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, William on July 1st, 1960, sister: Mary Dyke and brothers: Cecil, Thomas and Alonzo. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the Interfaith Home for Seniors.

CARTER, Evelyn Jeanette
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away on Sunday, May 23rd, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Evelyn J. Carter at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son: Danny, Halifax, NS, sister: Minnie Dingwell, Corner Brook; brother: Frank Crocker, Summerside, and special friend David Young, Curling, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Herbert and Hate Crocker. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 26th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the NF and Lab. Heart and Stroke Foundation.


Thursday, May 27, 1999, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in this issue


Friday, May 28, 1999 edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

KELLY, Alphonsus
Port au Choix, NF

Passed away on Wednesday, May 26th, 1999 at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders, Alphonsus Kelly in his 77th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Frances, eight daughters: Theresa (Byron) of Deer Lake, Regina (Sandy) of Port Saunders, Vera (Gerald) of Ontario, Geneieve of Hawkes Bay, Marie of Norris Point, Madeline (Calvin) of Port au Choix, Elsie (Mark) of Fort McMurray, and Mercedus (Lyman) of Portland Creek; eight sons: Gordon (Irene), David (Ivy), Harrison (Sharon), Lloyd, Kevin, Gary, Michael (Denise) all residing at Port au Choix, and Derek (Judy) of Daniels Harbour. He also leaves to mourn 33 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home in Port au Choix on Thursday and Friday from 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will take place from St. Theresa's Catholic Church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Father O'Quinn officiating. Interment to follow at Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

DELANEY, Faye
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (Formerly of Stephenville, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Faye Delaney announce her passing at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the age of 50 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Bill and one son, Todd Delaney of Lunenbury, Nova Scotia and her parents, Theo and Jean Feltham of Stephenville and one brother, David (Linda) of Toronto and two sisters: Beth (Sam) Gibbons of Trinity, Bonavista Bay, Vi (Jim) Keating of Stephenville and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway, Stephenville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

JANES, George
Boswarlos, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Janes announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at the age of 88 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Rita and one son, Robert of Boswarlos and three daughters: Marjorie Hoskins, Bessie Spencer, both of Boswarlos, Linda Hoskins of Stephenville and three sisters: Dot Compagnon of Stephenville, Winnie Jesso at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Center in Stephenville Crossing, Florence McDonald of Campbell's Creek and nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Ray and daughter, Audrey and four brothers: Ches, Isaac, Arthur, Raymond and one sister, Annie. Friends may call at the Salem United Church in Boswarlos on Friday. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salem United Church in Boswarlos with interment in the United Cemetery in Boswarlos. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

MEMORIAL

DOUCETTE, E. Gerard "Gerry"
1939-1999

Interment of the cremated remains of E. Gerard Doucette will take place on Saturday, May 29th, at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Fr. D. McGrath will officiate at the ceremony and the blessing of the grave site. A eulogy will be given by Gerry's nephew, Lt. Commander Robert T. Farrell who will also place the ashes in the grave of Faith Doucette, Gerry's mother. This was his express wish. A reception to give thanks for his life will follow the ceremony at 19 Marcelle Avenue for his family and close friends. Arrangements have been entrusted Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Saturday, May 29, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

STONE, Adele Krisanne
April 16, 1954 - May 26, 1999

After a courageous battle with cancer, Adele passed away at the Palliative Care Unit of the Gray Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta. Left to remember Adele are her loving parents, George and Edith Stone; her aunts, uncles, cousins, and good friend Sharon Carter. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Sunday and Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Rev. James Eveleigh will conduct the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1st, 1999 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street. Burial to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

MCISAAC, Mary Rose
Age 93
South Branch, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Rose McIsaac (nee AuCoin) announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on May 27, 1999 in her 93rd year. She leaves to mourn two adopted sons: Tommy Benoit and his family, Mike Wall and his family, all of South Branch. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Archibald F. McIsaac in 1984, by her parents, brothers, sisters and step-granddaughter Alisha (NOTE: as Tommy Benoit is my brother-in-law, I know that this is a mistake - Alisha is very much alive and it was her brother Andrew Bernard Benoit who died shortly after his birth - I was his godmother & was present at his birth). The family will be receiving friends at St. Sylvester's Roman Catholic Church in South Branch on Friday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 29th, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the church cemetery, with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Flowers or donations to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

PIKE, Austin Robert
Age 53
Port aux Basques, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Austin Robert Pike announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on May 23rd, 1999 in his 53rd year. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife Jessie (Strickland) Pike, one son Robert, daughter-in-law Kelly and grandson Curtis, four sisters: Rowena (Len) Blake of Pasadena, Florence (Dennis) Norbourne of Montreal, Ivy Watson of Corner Brook, Kathleen Ayres of North Sydney Five brothers: Henry, Earl (Deanna), David, Leonard (Brenda) all of Port aux Basques and Edward (Linda) of Corner Brook. Also a large circle of relatives, friends and family members. He was predeceased by his parents Martin and Harriet (Chant) Pike, four brothers: Ernest, Arthur, Clifford and Willie Pike. Visitation took place Monday 1-2 (family only), 2-4 and 7-9, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9, Wednesday 10-12 (family only). Funeral services took place Wednesday 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Port aux Basques with Rev. Nelson Small officiating. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Monday, May 31, 1999, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENNETT, Gertrude (Trudy)
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude (Trudy) Bennett of St. George's announce her passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Saturday, May 29, 1999 at the age of 30 years. She will be sadly missed by Roger and her three daughters: Tiffany, Tara-Lynn, Breann, all in Flat Bay and her parents, Edward and Mary King, in St. Fintan's and four brothers: Calvin King in St. George's, Melvin King and Darren King, both of St. Fintan's, Derrick King in Ontario and seven sisters: Lorraine Hodder in Ontario, Linda Young and Doris Hillier, both in St. George's, Leta Park in Ontario, Joanne Hillard and Patrina Hillard, both of Codroy, Amanda King in St. George's and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Monday, May 31, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Anne's Church in Flat Bay with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Flat Bay. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville Crossing.

THOMAS, Harriett Florence
Sop's Arm, NF

Passed away on Saturday, May 29th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Harriet Florence Thomas at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories one son Albert (Shirley), Alberta; five daughters: Mary (Gerald) Bayley, Corner Brook, Rachel (Joseph) Elliott, British Columbia, Joyce Normore, Priscilla Regular, Emily (Seavey) Regular, Sop's Arm, son-in-law: George Saunders, Grand Falls, 30 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Edwin, 1967, daughter, Jane Saunders, sons-in-law: Roy Normore and Edmund Regular, sisters: Mary Ann, Catherine, Rachel and Jane; brothers: Jim and John; great grandchild Danielle Easton. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church, Sop's Arm beginning on Sunday evening from where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 1st, at 2:00 p.m., Pastor Junior Roberts officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Sixth Floor, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

BENOIT, Duncan Joseph
Point au Mal

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Duncan Joseph Benoit announce his passing at this residence in Point au Mal on Saturday, May 29, 1999 at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 56 years, Felicitaus (Phyllis) and six sons: Stephen (Annie) in Stephenville, Peter (Florine) in Point au Mal, Ralph (Bernice) in Fox Island River, John (Sherry) in Stephenville, Terry and Clayton, both in Point au Mal and eight daughters: Sarah Leroy in Fox Island River, Evelyn (Joe) Leroy in Point au Mal, Annabelle Benoit (John Mitchell) in Corner Brook, Linda Benoit (Joe Hynes), Karen Benoit, all in Point au Mal, Delaine Benoit in Nova Scotia, Glenda (Ronnie) Callahan in Point au Mal, Patsy (Lou) Kinslow in Stephenville and three brothers: Jimmy (Mary) Benoit in Port au Port, Dennis Benoit Jr. in Stephenville, Michael (Vera) Benoit in Ontario and seven sisters: Nora Parsons in Stephenville, Annie Gaudon in Port au Port, Jean Rowe in Nova Scotia, Gloria Hynes (Ben) in Ontario, Tessie Compagnon, Agnes Callahan, both in Corner Brook, Lillian Chaulk in Port au Port and 38 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Martha and Dennis Benoit and four sisters, Mary, Isabel, Clara, Christina. Friends may call at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Point au Mal on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, June 1st at 11:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Point au Mal. Funeral arrangements are under supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: Royal Artillery  971216 WW2)

 

 

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