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The Western Star Newspaper
June 2000

 

Thursday, June 1, 2000

No announcements in today's edition


Friday, June 2, 2000

DEATHS

KING, Anna Corner Brook
It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Anna King wish to announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday May 31, 2000 in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is her daughter Marina Pitcher of Southern Bay, son James King (friend Hazel Oram) of Corner Brook, son-in-law Norman Dumaresque of Deep Bight. A sister Hazel (Eli) Ivany of Petley. Three granddaughters Maxine (Don) Muggridge of Lethbridge, Gail (Terry) Brennan of Oakville, ON, and Deanna Dumaresque of Banff, Alberta. Grandson Paul Pitcher of Gander, two great-granddaughters Michelle and Chantil Muggridge, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil in 1983 and a daughter Violet in January of 2000. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday June 1, 2000 between the hours of 7-9, Friday June 2, 2000 2-4 & 7-9 and on Saturday June 3, 2000 10-12. Funeral services will be held at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday June 3, 2000 with Rev. King officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to The Western Memorial Hospital Foundation or St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

MOSHER, Frederick Norman
31 Clarence Street, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Mr. Frederick Mosher announce his passing on Wednesday, May 31st, 2000 in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving daughters Jeanette, Julie and husband Reuben Vaters of Corner Brook; sons: Fred (Jr.), Clifford and his wife Elizabeth (nee Kennedy) of St. Catherine's, ON. Four grandchildren: Michael, Julie Anne, Franklin and Charles of St. Catherine's. Brother Stan of Corner Brook, sister-in-law Julia Crant of Burgeo and many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Cedella G. Mosher in August, 1994. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday from 10-12 noon from where a memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.


Saturday, June 3, 2000

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Ignatius
May 22, 1925 - June 2, 2000

With much sadness, the family of the late Ignatius (Nick) McCarthy announce the sudden passing of a cherished husband, father, poppy and great-grandfather. Left to mourn is his wife of 54 years Gertrude (nee Hickey). Daughters: Eileen Raimondo (Gino) of Montreal, Bridget Compagnon (Frank) of Corner Brook, Carol Caines (Gary) of Pasadena, Mary Barnes (Eric) of Frenchman's Cove, Kathy of Halifax, Theresa (friend Glen Gallant) of Benoit's Cove. Sons: Mickey (Velita) of Benoit's Cove, Ches (Marilyn), Howard (Sheila) and John (friend Wanda Carter) all of Frenchman's Cove, Al (friend Karen Oxford) at home. 18 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Brothers: Robie (Mary) and Bennie (Jessie) of Benoit's Cove. Sisters: Katie (Cec Deluney) of Benoit's Cove, Vera Hickey of Halfway Point. Brothers-in-law: Nat Hickey (Rose) of Frenchman's Cove, Jim Hickey (Sylvia) of Benoit's Cove. Sisters-in-law: Monica Lauretig (John) of Montreal, Dot Companion (Ross), Mildred Hickey and Myra Hickey all of Benoit's Cove. Predeceased by infant son Ignatius, parents John and Veronica McCarthy; brothers: Mike, Frank and Tony; sisters: Lizzie Tucker and Eileen McCarthy; parents-in-law: Jim Joe and Maryanne Hickey; brothers-in-law: George, Jack, Leo and Martin Hickey. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 5th, 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoit's Cove, followed by interment at the church cemetery. Visitation will take place Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. each day at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street.

BIRTHS

STAEBEN
Brent and Sonya are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Erik Gregory Staeben on Saturday, March 25th, 2000 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, NB, weighing 6 lb. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Bernd and Rochelle Staeben of Corner Brook and Norman and Marina Hull of Millville, NB. Great-grandmothers are Gertrude Maher and Edith Sexton of Corner Brook.

BASTOW/BARTER
Stewart and Lynn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Alexander Stewart on May 5, 2000, weighing 6 lb. 1/2 oz. Proud grandmother, June Barter, of Corner Brook. Looking down from heaven are grandparents, Marjorie and Stewart Bastow and David Barter. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Will and Pike. Thanks also to the 2nd and 4th Floor staff at the Grace for their good care.

WARREN
Trina and Duane Warren of Meadows are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Rebecca Elizabeth. Born on March 26, 2000, weighing 5 lb. 1 1/2 oz.

ENGAGEMENT

GALE - DENNIS
Joe & Marie Gale of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jean to Mike, son of Russ & Shirley Dennis also of Corner Brook. Engagement took place in Cuba on November 26th, 1999. Wedding is set for this summer, August 12, 2000, in Corner Brook.

HOUSE - BUTT
Albert and Maxine House of Meadows are pleased to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Tracy Maude to Bradley Raymond, son of Raymond and Joan Butt of Mt. Moriah. The engagement took place July 15, 1999. Wedding plans are for May 26, 2001. Best wishes to Tracy and Bradley from the House and Butt Families.


Monday, June 5, 2000

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Ignatius
May 22, 1925 - June 2, 2000

With much sadness, the family of the late Ignatius (Nick) McCarthy announce the sudden passing of a cherished husband, father, poppy and great-grandfather. Left to mourn is his wife of 54 years Gertrude (nee Hickey). Daughters: Eileen Raimondo (Gino) of Montreal, Bridget Compagnon (Frank) of Corner Brook, Carol Caines (Gary) of Pasadena, Mary Barnes (Eric) of Frenchman's Cove, Kathy of Halifax, Theresa (friend Glen Gallant) of Benoit's Cove. Sons: Mickey (Velita) of Benoit's Cove, Ches (Marilyn), Howard (Sheila) and John (friend Wanda Carter) all of Frenchman's Cove, Al (friend Karen Oxford) at home. 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Brothers: Robby (Mary) and Benny (Jessie) of Benoit's Cove. Sisters: Katie (Cec Deluney) of Benoit's Cove, Vera Hickey of Halfway Point. Brothers-in-law: Nat Hickey (Rose) of Frenchman's Cove, Jim Hickey (Sylvia) of Benoit's Cove. Sisters-in-law: Monica Lauretig (John) of Montreal, Dot Companion (Ross), Mildred Hickey, Myra Hickey and Jenny Abbott all of Benoit's Cove. Predeceased by infant son Ignatius, parents John and Veronica McCarthy; brothers: Mike, Frank and Tony; sisters: Lizzie Tucker and Eileen McCarthy; parents-in-law: Jim Joe and Maryanne Hickey; brothers-in-law: George, Jack, Leo and Martin Hickey. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 5th, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoit's Cove, followed by interment at the church cemetery. Visitation will take place Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. each day at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street.

MCGRATH, Cyril Joseph
Eastern Passage, NS
(formerly of Stephenville, NF)

Passed away, June 3, 2000 at the Dartmouth General Hospital at the age of 66 Cyril, born in Conception Bay, Newfoundland. He was a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Bostock) McGrath. He was employed with the Hibernia Oil Project. He is survived by his wife, the former Ethel MaDore; sons: Thomas, Alberta, Carl, Greenwood, NS, Kevin, Vince and David all of Dartmouth; two sisters, Betty, North Carolina, Theresa, Maryland and one brother Mike, St. John's, NF and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 7th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, Stephenville, followed by the interment at the Hillside Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

HARRIS, Percy George William
Jeffrey's, NF
Percy George William Harris
, of Jeffrey's, NF passed peacefully away at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, NS, on June 3, 2000 at the age of 41. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Cavell (Madore); two sons, Donovan and Shamus, faithful companion Tiny, mother Bernice Harris of Heatherton, NF; four sisters and three brothers: Winifred Mahoney & friend Stanley of Sydney, NS, Violet (Art) of Heatherton, Eric (Debbie) of Heatherton, Jack (Claudia) of Jeffrey's, Perry (Marlene) of Heatherton, Millicent Morris of Oshawa, ON, Marjorie (Jerry) Parsons of Heatherton, father and mother-in-law, Leopold & Charlotte Madore of Jeffrey's; 22 brothers and sisters-in-law, 31 nieces and nephews, one great niece as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his father Peter. The family will be receiving friends at St. Mary Magdaline Anglican Church Monday from 2-4 & 7-9, Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon; followed by the funeral service Tuesday, June 6th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating, with interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the St. Mary Magdaline Memorial Fund or a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted

PRETTY (SPARKES), Margaret
49 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, NF

With much sadness, the family of the late Marg Pretty announce the sudden passing of a cherished mother, daughter, nanny and sister. Left to mourn is her son Brian (Tracey) of Edmonton, Alberta, daughter Sharon (Doug) Whiteway of Cold Lake, Alberta; mother Jean Sparkes of Corner Brook; brothers: Max (Daphne) of British Columbia, Bob (Imelda) Corner Brook, Howard (Ivy) Corner Brook; sisters: Betty (Randy) Seymour of Mt. Pearl, Barbara (Francis) Brake of Corner Brook; five grandchildren; Bobby, Amanda, Brent, Nicholas and Danielle of Alberta; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Foster Sparkes in 1982. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 6th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Hefford officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Monday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the new chemotherapy unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital.


Tuesday, June 6, 2000

DEATHS

HARRIS, Percy George William
Jeffrey's, NF
Percy George William Harris
, of Jeffrey's, NF passed away at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, NS, on June 3, 2000 at the age of 41. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Cavell (Madore), two sons: Donovan and Shamus, faithful companion Tiny; mother Bernice Harris of Heatherton, NF; four sisters and three brothers: Winifred Mahoney & friend Stanley of Sydney, NS, Violet (Art) of Heatherton, Eric (Debbie) of Heatherton, Jack (Claudia) of Jeffrey's, Perry (Marlene) of Heatherton, Millicent Morris of Oshawa, ON, Marjorie (Jerry) Parsons of Heatherton, father and mother-in-law, Leopold & Charlotte Madore of Jeffrey's; 22 brothers and sisters-in-law, 31 nieces and nephews, one great niece as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his father Peter. The family will be receiving friends at St. Mary Magdaline Anglican Church Tuesday from 10:00 - 12 noon; followed by the funeral service Tuesday, June 6th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating, with interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the St. Mary Magdalene Memorial Fund or a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

PRETTY (SPARKES), Margaret
49 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, NF

With much sadness, the family of the late Marg Pretty announce the sudden passing of a cherished mother, daughter, nanny and sister. Left to mourn is her son Brian (Tracey) of Edmonton, Alberta, daughter Sharon (Doug) Whiteway of Cold Lake, Alberta; mother Jean Sparkes of Corner Brook; brothers: Max (Daphne) of British Columbia, Bob (Imelda) Corner Brook, Howard (Ivy) Corner Brook; sisters: Betty (Randy) Seymour of Mt. Pearl, Barbara (Francis) Brake of Corner Brook; five grandchildren: Bobby, Amanda, Brent, Nicholas and Danielle of Alberta; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Foster Sparkes in 1982. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 6th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive Major Hefford officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Monday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the new chemotherapy unity of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital.

CHURCHILL, Louise
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Louise Churchill announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, June 4, 2000 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Spencer (Rosalind) Churchill of Heatherton, Lionel (Jane) Churchill of Labrador City, Matthew (Lorraine) Churchill of Corner Brook; two daughters: Alison Allen of California, USA, Leslie-Lou (Aloysius) Dunne of Thunder Bay, Ontario; one brother, Maxwell (Ivy) Rogers of St. John's; three sisters: Mabel (Sandy) Crawford, Joan (Fred) Phillips, all of St. John's, Violet Parsons of Toronto, Ontario; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie Churchill on October 9, 1996 and her daughters, Sandra Churchill on February 19, 1960 and her brothers: Chesley and Harold and her sisters: Phyllis, Stella and Priscella. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, June 6th at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville. After the Funeral Service, her remains will be forwarded to Barrett's Funeral Home, Hamilton Avenue, St. John's where visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7th with Interment to follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in St. John's at 2:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Stephenville or Heatherton United Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WHALEN, John
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Whalen announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, June 5, 2000 at the age of 66 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Annie; two sons: Gerard (Bernice) Whalen and Michael (Susan) Whalen, all of Stephenville; two daughters: Margaret (Barry) Phillips of Sydney, NS, Bernadette (Mark) O'Driscoll of St. John's; two brothers: Patrick (Marguerite) Whalen of Pasadena, Joe (Ursula) Whalen of St. John's; one sister, Helen (Hubert) Kendall of Ship Cove; eleven grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Harold Whalen and his sister, Josie Carey. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, June 7th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Wednesday, June 7, 2000

DEATHS

SHEARS, Bride
Rocky Harbour
March 19, 1939 - June 05, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bride Shears announce her passing on Monday, June 5, 2000 in her 61st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Lewis, her daughter Sheila (Michael) of Togo, Africa; three sons: Keith (Janice), Michael (Annette) of Rocky Harbour, Randy (Kathy) of Kingston, Ontario; her mother Catherine Walsh; two brothers: Walter and James of Rocky Harbour; two sisters: Agnes (Donald), Thelma (Wilson) of Nova Scotia; also ten grandchildren: Jennifer, Amanda, Bethany, Mariah, Pauline, Ruth, Gabriella, Cory, Kerry, Stephen; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Stephen Walsh. Visitation will take place from Pentecostal Church in Rocky Harbour on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. and Thursday. Funeral service will take place on Friday, June 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church Rocky Harbour with Pastor Randell officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Sally's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NF.
"Forever in our Hearts"

RORSTAD, Melvin K.
6 O'Brien's Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin K. Rorstad announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, June 5, 2000 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by his common-law wife, Emily Bradley; two sons: Kolbgorn (Anna Greta) Rorstad of Norway, Geir (Lorie) Rorstad of Calgary; one daughter, Livradin (Ingar) Helm of Norway; four sisters, all of Norway; five grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the United Church Building Fund, Stephenville would be greatly appreciated.

HEDDERSON, Edgar
Jackson's Arm, NF
British Navy W.W.II

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Edgar Hedderson announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, June 5th, 2000 in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: Bertha (nee Decker), his wife of 57 years; sons: Larry (Pauline) of Jackson's Arm and Reginald (Peggy) of North Bay, ON; daughters: Gertrude Ralph (Hubert), Irene Ralph (George), Scenie Hurley (Leander Wicks), Florence Taylor (Reuben Ralph), all of Jackson's Arm and Pamela Cave of Trepassey, NF; brothers: Isaac and John (Susie), all of Straitsview; sister, Nellie Bennett (Walter) of Main Brook; 24 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Hedderson is predeceased by his parents, Albert and Matilda, six brothers and two sisters. Visitation will take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Orange Lodge in Jackson's Arm. The funeral service will take place at St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Thursday, June 8, 2000

DEATHS

CUTLER, Wilfred Sr.
Passed peacefully away on May 25th, at the Calder Health Care Center, Burgeo, after a short illness, Wilfred Cutler Sr., Ramea, in his eightieth year. Leaving to mourn, wife Annie, one son Wilfred (Eunice), at Ramea, daughters: Frances (Mark) Courtney, English Harbour West and Colleen (Gordon) Lushman, Guelph, Ontario. One brother Nathan (Edna) at Bonavista, seven grandchildren, Jason (wife Lori), Justin, Jeremy (wife Brenda), Neil, Lisa, Jill and Blake. He was predeceased by his daughter, Alice Jane, mother and father (Rosanna and William Cutler) and two brothers (Maxwell and Leslie). Funeral service was held at Ramea at St. Boniface Anglican Church on Sunday, May 28 with Rev. Nathan Cutler, Rev. Norman Cutler and Austin Keeping, officiating. Burial at St. Boniface Anglican Cemetery, Ramea.

LOCKE, Deborah Mary (Mamie) (nee Hynes)
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mary (Mamie) Deborah Locke announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 7th, 2000 in her 88th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: son, George (Daisy) Locke of Corner Brook; daughter, Beulah Gillingham (Walter) of Woodstock, Ontario, grandchildren, Terry Locke, Brian Locke, Gary Gillingham, Warren (Judy) Gillingham, Linda Maric (Steve), all of Ontario, Keith (Pauline) Locke of Corner Brook and Brenda Reid (Barry) of Gander; seven great-grandchildren Donna, Valerie, Samantha, Lisa, Cassaundra, Stephanie and Christopher; two great-great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Zaccary; sister Effie Taylor of Twillingate; nine nieces, two nephews, two step-sisters, three step-brothers and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Locke is predeceased by her husband, Nelson on September 5, 1970. She was very active in the sales committee and residence council of the Interfaith Home for many years. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Townsite United Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Friday, June 9, 2000

DEATHS

LOCKE, Deborah Mary (Mamie) (nee Hynes)
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mary (Mamie) Deborah Locke announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 7th, 2000 in her 88th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: son, George (Daisy) Locke of Corner Brook; daughter, Beulah Gillingham (Walter) of Woodstock, Ontario grandchildren: Terry Locke, Bran Locke, Gary Gillingham, Warren (Judy) Gillingham, Linda Maric (Steve), all of Ontario, Keith (Pauline) Locke of Corner Brook and Brenda Reid (Barry) of Gander; 11 great-grandchildren: Donna, Valerie, Samantha, Lisa, Cassaundra, Stephanie and Christopher Locke, Sarah and Emma Gillingham, Jacob and Jasmine Maric; two great-great grandchildren, Jeremy and Zaccary; sister Effie Taylor of Twillingate; nine nieces, two nephews, two step-sisters, three stepbrothers and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Locke is predeceased by her husband, Nelson on September 5, 1970. She was very active in the sales committee and residence council of the Interfaith Home for many years. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Townsite United Cemetery. Tributes may be made by ending flowers or by making donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Saturday, June 10, 2000

DEATHS

BRUCE, Bertha
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertha Bruce announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, June 9, 2000 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Jack (Sadie) Bruce of Stephenville, Joseph Bruce and Michael (Evelyn) Bruce, all of Ontario, Felix (Mary) Bruce of St. John's; three daughters: Ida (Thomas) Sell of Maryland, USA, Bridget (Eddy) Clay of Bristol, Tennessee, Monica (Ray) Butler of Stephenville Crossing; two brothers: Gerald (Kate) Simon of Kippens, Steve Simon of Flin Flon, Manitoba; a large circle of grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Bruce. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.

NOEL, Bessie T. (nee Vallis)
Age 73 years

Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on Thursday, June 8, 2000 after a lengthy battle with arthritis. Leaving to mourn her husband Heber; two sons: Garry (Flora) and Dereck (Maureen); one brother Richard Vallis of Harbour Breton and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday. Funeral Service at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2000, from Barrett's Chapel. Interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Arthritis Society Newfoundland Division, P. O. Box 522, St. John's, NF, A1C 5K4.

SHEPPARD, Leta
Interfaith Home
January 28, 1898 - June 8, 2000

The family of Leta Sheppard wish to announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Senior Citizens, Corner Brook, in her 102nd year. Leta was born at Bull Cove, Conception Bay on January 28, 1898, the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Youden and moved to Lark Harbour at the age of seven. She married Frederick Sheppard in 1917 and spent the next 75 years together until his death in 1992. She was also predeceased by their daughters Myrtle and Selina. She is survived by three daughters: Loretta (Charles Green, St. John's), Ruby Wheeler (York Harbour), Marion (Aubrey Fiander, Dartmouth, NS); three sons: Reginald (Dorothy Pennell, Lark Harbour), Roland (Elsie Childs, Lark Harbour) and Ivan (Marilyn Eddy, Dartmouth, NS); eighteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren and ten great-great grandchildren. Visitation will take place at St. James Church on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, at St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour with interment in the Church Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making a donation to St. James Church Memorial Fund.


Monday, June 12, 2000

DEATHS

DOODY, Bernard (Ben)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with a heavy heart that the family of the late Bernard Doody announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, June 9th, 2000 in his 80th year. He will be sadly missed by Una, his loving and devoted wife of 50 years and his children: Brian (Rosemarie), Karen Rees (Don), David (Maureen), Derek (Elizabeth), Shawn (Sandy) and Annette Curnew (Winston); treasured grandchildren Heather, Karen, Jimmy, Matthew, Jennifer, Stephanie, Philip, Scott, Mark, Ryan, Sarah, Becky and Timothy; three sisters: Etta Conway, Agnes (Mike Corcoran), Mary Ellen (Jeff Flynn); brothers: Msgr. James Doody and John; sisters-in-law Doris Johnson and Shirley Doody, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Terry, parents Sarah (Byrne) and Casimir Doody, brothers Aiden, Leonard and Gerald. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday and on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, June 13th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, officiated by Msgrs. William Boone and James Doody. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to All Hallows Memorial Fund.

GILLEY, Mary Lavinia
Deer Lake, NF
September 24, 1914 - June 11, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Lavinia Gilley, announce her passing on Sunday, June 11, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 85th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Phillip Gilley, her five stepdaughters: Ruth King (David), Fort MacMurray, Alberta, Joan Williams (Lorne), Verna Simms (Lloyd), Patricia Sheppard (Keith) of Deer Lake; her stepson Ivan Gilley (Donna) Deer Lake; her three sons Anthony Penney (Roseanne), Sydney, NS, Herbert Penney, Edmonton, Alberta, James Penney (Shirley) Lewisporte, NF; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Margaret Patey; her brother Andrew Colbourne of St. Anthony, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband William Penney and her sister Olive Patey. Visitation will take place from Parson's Funeral home on Monday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake on Tuesday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gifford officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on High Street, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson's Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NF.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SMITH, Selby H.
Corner Brook, NF
May 10th, 1923 - June 10th, 2000

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mr. Selby Smith announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 10th, 2000 at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted family. His dear wife, Beulah (nee Cooper). His loving children; David (Janice) of Shoal Harbour, Brenda (Rev. Nelson Small) of Port aux Basques, Paula (Christopher Robertson), Wade (Brenda), and Ward (Marla) all residing at Corner Brook. Grandchildren: Jannette (Glen Mackey), of Ottawa, Gregory Small of Corner Brook, Michelle Smith of Halifax, and Karla Smith of Clarenville, Krista and Renee Robertson, Justin and Christine Smith of Corner Brook. Great-grandchildren: Liam, Jarrus, and Torin Mackey, of Ottawa. Mr. Smith will also be missed by a large number of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Priscilla and John Charles, three brothers: Gordon, Reginald and Kenneth. The funeral service will take place at First United Church on Park Street, Tuesday, at 2 p.m., with Rev. John Adams officiating. The interment will take place at the United Church Section of Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday during the hours of 10-11 a.m. Tributes may be made by making donations in Selby's memory to the First United Church or to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-9800.


Wednesday, June 14, 2000

DEATHS

CORMIER, Eric J.
Noels Pond

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric J. Cormier announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Beatrice; two sons: Gary Cormier, Conrad (Debbie) Cormier, all of Toronto, Ontario; three daughters: Wanda Cormier of Calgary, Alberta, Judy (Rick) Mooney of Toronto, Ontario, Debbie Cormier of Labrador; four brothers: Jerry Cormier of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Bernard (Rose) Cormier of Brampton, Ontario, Ernest Cormier of Stephenville, Collins (Madeline) Cormier of Noels Pond; three sisters: Maisie Wheeler of Stephenville, Hazel Wheeler of Noels Pond, Mabel (Alfred) O'Quinn of London, Ontario; seven grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Clara Cormier and one brother, Tommy Cormier and three sisters: Priscilla Goobie, Millie Lucas, Lorraine Jesso. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 16th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Thursday, June 15, 2000

DEATHS

DEWLING, David Harvey Maxwell
Massey Drive

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 14, 2000 David Harvey Maxwell Dewling in his 70th year. He is survived by wife Muriel (Vokey), sons David (Valda), Gary (Regina). Daughters Hazel Young and friend Robert White, all of Corner Brook, Brenda (Gary) Curtis of Meadows, Mary White of Corner Brook. Grandchildren Ronald Young and wife Lorinda of Springdale, Duane Dewling, Joey Curtis, Sara Dewling, Christopher Gushue, Steven White, and Stephanie White, all of Corner Brook; a great grandchild Zayne Young of Springdale. Two brothers Alonzo and friend Paula, Charles (June) and a sister Rhonda (Victor) Russell, all of Corner Brook. Also a large number of nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was a long time member of the Loyal Orange Lodge #209 and a member of the Royal Black Preceptory #1241. Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at Country Haven Funeral Home between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2000 at Country Haven Funeral Home between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

INGRAM, George Jr.
Burgeo, NF

The family of George Ingram regretfully announce his passing on Tuesday, June 13th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Gladys of 54 years; children: Carrie MacDonald (Walter), PEI, Marvin Ingram (Eileen), Port aux Basques, Gordon Ingram (Sheila), Burgeo, Allister Ingram (Marie), Boyds Cove, Sidney Ingram (Diane), Burgeo, Stella Guy (Alain), Quebec, Brian Ingram (Susan), Burgeo, Pamela Keeping (Glenn), Corner Brook; 14 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; 4 brothers: Edward, Sidney - North Sydney, Howard - Port aux Basques, Fred - Halifax; 2 sisters: Marie - Port aux Basques and Phyllis - Michigan, and a very large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Fanny, and brother Winston. The family will be receiving friends at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo, on Thursday, followed by the funeral service Friday, June 16th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Edward King officiating. The interment service will be held at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.


Friday, June 16, 2000

DEATHS

ABBOTT, Marion Joan (nee Marshall)
Suddenly on Monday, June 12, 2000 at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga at the age of 42 years. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Christina and Julia. Dear sister of Diane Centano (Rolando), Ralph Marshall (Jacqueline), Melinda Vanegas (Jose), Ivan Marshall (Joy) and the late Raymond Marshall (Barbara). Marion will be sadly missed by her mother and father-in-law Doreen and John Abbott, her sisters-in-law Charlene Parrish (Ted), Susan Baker (Craig), her brother-in-law Ron Abbott (Antonietta) and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Dorothy and Edgar Marshall. Memorial Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

JENNIX, John
Curling, NF

It is with regret that the family of the late John Jennix announce his peaceful passing on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at his family residence, at the age of 79. He will be sadly missed by his wife Sarah Jennix (Sadie); seven children: Isabel Palumbo (Joe), Cora Bowman, Irene Stimatze (Leonard), Robert Jennix (Monique), David Jennix (Brenda), Junior Jennix, John Jennix Jr.; sisters: Cora Lavers (Mac), Von Myeres (Jack); seventeen grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Garfield. The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, June 18th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling St., Reverend Edward King officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

DEWLING, David Harvey Maxwell
Massey Drive

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 14, 2000 David Harvey Maxwell Dewling in his 70th year. He is survived by wife Muriel (Vokey), sons David (Valda), Gary (Regina); daughters Hazel Young and friend Robert White, all of Corner Brook, Brenda (Gary) Curtis of Meadows, Mary White of Corner Brook. Grandchildren Ronald Young and wife Lorinda of Springdale, Duane Dewling, Joey Curtis, Sara Dewling, Christopher Gushue, Steven White, and Stephanie White, all of Corner Brook, a great grandchild Zayne Young of Springdale. Two brothers Alonzo and friend Paula, Charles (June) and a sister Rhoda (Victor) Russell, all of Corner Brook. Also a large number of nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was a long time member of the Loyal Orange Lodge #209 and a member of the Royal Black Preceptory #1241. Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at Country Haven Funeral Home between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2000, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Saturday, June 17, 2000

No death announcements in today's edition

BIRTH

PENNY
Congratulations to Laurel and Gary Penny on the birth of their son, Cameron Lucas, born at 12:30 p.m., February 13th, 2000 at W.M.R.H. Cameron is a brother for Adrienne and Jared and grandson for Nancy and Walker Merrit of Upham, NB, and Myrtle and George Penney of Mt. Pearl, NF. He is also a new great grandson for Eileen Kilpatrick, also from Upham, NB.

ENGAGEMENT

SKANES/WATT
Bobby & Brian Skanes are deeply pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle to Jason, son of the late Eleanor and the late Len Watt, Pakenham Ontario. The engagement took place on April 1, 2000 at Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta. Michelle is presently an Adult Educator at the Aurora College and Jason is a Registered Nurse at the Tuktoyaktuk Health Centre in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT. A June Wedding is being planned for 2001. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom, Dad, and sister Tonya and future sister-in-law Jody Gleason and husband John and son Garrett.

WEDDING

HANN & HOWSE
Keith and Donna Hann of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Jason to Orena, daughter of Michael & Ginger Howse of Kippens. The wedding took place on May 27, 2000, at the Most Holy Redeemer Church in Corner Brook. The ceremony was performed by Father John Peddle. The Maid of Honour was Jana Penney, friend of the Bride. The Bridesmaid was Emileeann Howse, sister of the Bride. The Best Man was Scott Hann, brother of the Groom. The Groomsman was Craig Companion, friend of the Groom. The Flower Girl was Sydney Park, friend of the Bride & Groom. The Ringbearer was Michael Howse, brother of the Bride. Organist was Peggy Perry and Soloist was Allison Meiwald, friends of the Bride. Master of Ceremony was James Callahan, Uncle of the Groom. Pictures were done by Catherine Frost. A reception was enjoyed by all at the Royal Canadian Legion. The couple would like to thank everyone who shared in their special day.


Monday, June 19, 2000

DEATHS

BENNETT, Martina
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martina M. Bennett announce her passing on June 16th, 2000 in her 80th year. Martina will be profoundly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Merrill Bennett. Her four sons: Terrance (Marsha) of Shelby Township, Michigan; Leslie, Kentville, Nova Scotia; William, Stephenville Crossing; Alphonse (Ramona), Stephenville. Her six daughters: Lorraine (Gerry) Downey, Stephenville Crossing; Nora (Mike), Orndorff, Baltimore, Maryland; Anna Lee, Stephenville; Christina Avery, Stephenville; Marion (Courtney) Nelma, Flat Bay; Laura (David) Hawkins, Stephenville Crossing. Two brothers: Anthony (Mercedes) Compagnon, Theador (Regis) Compagnon. Three sisters: Eileen (Frank) Topoloniski, Ramona (Clarence) Parsons and Muriel (Pete) Peterson. Martina was nanie to 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and aunt and uncle to a great group of nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents William and Nora (nee: Hall) Compagnon; her brothers: Loyola, Cecil, Leslie Compagnon; her sisters: Dorothy Belter, Annie McCarthy, Christiana McCurdie; grandson John Lee. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 19th at 1:30 p.m. from The Church of The Assumption, Stephenville Crossing followed by the interment at the Stephenville Crossing Cemetery, Brook Street. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., Monday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As an expression of sympathy flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Health Care Centre. In God's Holy Keeping

WARREN, Rose
Pasadena, NF
(From North West Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Rose Warren announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, June 16th, 2000 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by her family: her sons: Elliott (Blanche) Baker of Abbotsford, BC, and Eldon (Betty) Warren of Deer Lake. Daughters: Eileen Ralph (Hubert), Corner Brook, Ruth Fifield (Ross), Elsie Murphy (Gordon), all residing at St. John's, and Marilyn Fifield (Gordon) of Pasadena. 17 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Emanuel, 1985, and her stepson, Oswald Warren in 1957. Visitation took place at the Pentecostal Church in Pasadena, Saturday, and Sunday. The funeral service will take place Monday at 3 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church in North West Brook. The interment will take place at the family plot in North West Brook. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Gideons. The funeral service is under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, phone 634-9800.


Tuesday, June 20, 2000

DEATHS

JESSO, Boyd Ralph
Stephenville
1942 - 2000

Passed away peacefully at Toronto Western Hospital on June 15, 2000, Boyd Ralph Jesso, husband, father, grandfather, brother and son in his 58th year. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Bessie (Bes); four daughters: Tina (Marc) Assayag, Montreal, Gayle (Darrell) Johnson, Mount Pearl, Roxanne (Sean) Sheppard, Stephenville, Tracey (Paul) Boulos, Lower Sackville; and one son Toby, Stephenville; mother Hazel; brothers: Leslie (Marie), Larry (Gloria), Russell (Heather), Verdon (Marilyn); sisters: Maisie (Gordon), Greta (Harold), Mabel, Sheila (Fred), Linda, Viola (Paul); seven grandchildren and a large circle of friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his sister Joyce and his father Stanley. A Memorial Service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24th, at First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the First United Church Building Fund, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Parkinson's Foundation. Arrangements are being made by Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

ROWSELL, Eva I.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Home, St. Luke's Unit, on Sunday, June 18, 2000, Eva Rowsell at the age of 81. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, her son Robert, daughter-in-law Jeanette, grandson Joseph, brother Howard Payne of Fort McMurray, and numerous other relatives and treasured friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Rowsell, May 2, 1981. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 20th, at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

BLACKMORE, John Richard
Age 67

It is with great sadness the family of John R. Blackmore, age 67, announce his passing on June 17, 2000, at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre. He was predeceased by his father Richard and two brothers: Gerald and Reginald. He leaves to mourn: his mother Amy and Jim of Port aux Basques; loving and devoted wife Bessie; two daughters: Donna (Mrs. Mark Chupick) of Dartmouth, NS, Wanda (Mrs. Thomas Billard) of Margaree; four grandchildren; Sara, Michael, Joe, and Kirk; brothers: George and wife Eileen of Port aux Basques, Lillian and Paul of Washington; Gordon of Port aux Basques, Winston and wife Diane of Port aux Basques; sisters: Liz and Clayton of NS, and Marguerite of Port aux Basques; brother-in-law Albert and Muriel of Ontario, Hubert and Anne of NB, Bob and Monica of Codroy; as well as a wide circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. His remains rested at Ford's Funeral Home where family and friends were received on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral services took place on Monday, June 19, 2:00 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. Nelson Small and Rev. George Childs. Interment followed at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill under the direction of Deirdre and Glen Ford of Ford's Funeral Home Ltd.

MCISAAC, Anthony
1958 - 2000

With great sadness, we announce our brother's peaceful passing at his home in Toronto. Predeceased by parents Arthur and Isabella, sisters: Genevieve and Elizabeth. Left to mourn are: Marilyn Young (Mike), Mary Duffenais (Dave) and Brendan (Debbie) in Stephenville; Theresa (Alain), Olivera (Alan), Catherine (Merv) and Patrick in Alberta; Jean in Utah; Imelda Hynes (Lawrence), Michael (Cathy), Arthur (Tracey) in Ontario, Frank (Joan) and Anne Crane (Frank) in Nova Scotia; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral was held at Marshall's Funeral Home, Toronto on June 13, 2000. Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart Foundation.


Wednesday, June 21, 2000

DEATHS

BENNETT, Martina
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martina M. Bennett announce her passing on June 16th, 2000 in her 80th year. Martina will be profoundly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Merrill Bennett. Her four sons: Terrance (Marsha) of Shelby Township, Michigan, Leslie, Kentville, NS, William, Stephenville Crossing, Alphonse (Ramona), Stephenville. Her six daughters; Lorraine (Gerry) Downey, Stephenville Crossing; Nora (Mike), Orndorff, Baltimore, Maryland, Anna Lee, Stephenville, Christina Avery, Stephenville, Marion (Courtney) Nelma, Flat Bay, Laura (David) Hawkins, Stephenville Crossing. Two brothers: Anthony (Mercedes) Compagnon, Theador (Regis) Compagnon. Three sisters: Eileen (Frank) Topoloniski, Ramona (Clarence) Parsons and Muriel (Pete) Peterson. Martina was Nannie to 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and aunt to a great group of nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents William and Nora (nee: Hall) Compagnon; her brothers: Loyola, Cecil, Leslie Compagnon; her sisters: Dorothy Belter, Annie McCarthy, Christiana McCurdie; grandson John Lee. The funeral service was held Monday, June 19th at 1:30 p.m. from The Church of The Assumption, Stephenville Crossing followed by the interment at the Stephenville Crossing Cemetery, Brook Street. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. As an expression of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Health Care Centre.
In God's Holy Keeping

LAFITTE, Emile Joseph
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Emile LaFitte announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre on Monday, June 19, 2000 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: sons Dermot (Louisa), Jerome (Mary), John (Maureen) all of Hamilton, Richard (Jean) of St. John's, David of Toronto; daughters, Geraldine Rumboldt (Denis) of Brampton, Ontario, Jeanette Matheson (Rick) of New Westminister, BC, Irene LaFitte of Corner Brook, Valda Simmons (David) of St. John's and Joan Tucker (Brian) of Corner Brook; sixteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. LaFitte is predeceased by his wife Monica in 1991 and son, Gregory in 1981. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home on Tuesday during the hours of 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue with Monsignor Michael Murphy officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Thursday, June 22, 2000

DEATH

THISTLE, Daphne
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daphne Thistle announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 72. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Malcom; daughters: Joy Purchase (David), Corner Brook, Gail Holwell (Gary), St. John's; son: Glenn (Colleen), Corner Brook; sisters: Nellie LeDrew, Botwood, Madge Dwyer (Matty), Kelligrews, Lillian Warren (Whit), Pike's Arm, Marie Elliott (David), Corner Brook, Jacqueline Lewis (Tom), St. John's; brothers: John Stuckless (Lorna), Halifax, NS, Wallace Stuckless (Pat), Botwood, David Stuckless (Jan), Spaniards Bay, Hughie Stuckless (Mavis), Paradise; four grandchildren, one great grandchild; brother-in-law Lloyd Mouland, sister-in-law Ernestine Stuckless and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers: Gower & Tom, sister Joan, brother-in-law John LeDrew. The Funeral Service will be held Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit.


Friday, June 23, 2000

DEATH

BRAKE, Walter Edmund
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Edmund Brake announce his passing on Thursday, June 22, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 73. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary; six children: Walter Brake (Chris), Corner Brook, Kierin Mercer (John), St. John's, Dale Tucker, Toronto, Rod Brake (Cindy), Corner Brook, Kim Brake, Toronto, Gerry Brake (Donna), Meadows; six grandchildren: Jennifer, Mark, Anne-Marie, Christina, Walter, Warren; sisters: Bonnie Brake, Alice Farrell and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandchildren Melissa Amy Brake and Sean Allen Tucker. The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Friday from 7-9, Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 and Sunday from 10-12. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Chemotherapy Unit.


Saturday, June 24, 2000

GRADUATION/ENGAGEMENT

HOUSE - LAVERS
CONGRATULATIONS

Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence House would like to announce the engagement of their son Stephen to Aimee, daughter of Raymond and Sandra Lavers of Corner Brook. A June 2001 wedding is planned. Congratulations to Stephen House on his graduation from College of the North Atlantic with a degree in Respiratory Therapy. He also received the award for the Highest Academic Achievement in his class. Congratulations from Mom, Dad and sister Tracy. He has accepted a position at Queen Hospital in PEI.

DEATHS

GALE, Gordon A.
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Codroy Valley)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon A. Gale announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Friday, June 23, 2000 at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his three sisters: Rita Doyle of Stephenville, Gertrude Gillis of Codroy Valley, Dorothy Oliver of New Waterford, NS, and one brother Robert (Mabel) Gale of Ontario; a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Afra and Kate (Gillis) Gale and his brothers, Peter and Johnny Gale. Friends may call at St. Anne's Parish in Codroy Valley on Sunday, June 25 from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, June 26 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Anne's Parish in Codroy Valley with interment in the Mount St. Thomas Cemetery, Codroy Valley. As expressions of sympathy, flowers greatly accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

ANDERSON, Prescott W.
Irishtown, NF

It is with sadness that the family of the late Mr. Prescott Anderson announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 21st, 2000 at the age of 80 years. He will be missed by his family, his sons: Daryl (Angie) of Scarborough, and Chris (Bernice) of Oshawa, Ontario. Two grandchildren, Jason at Scarborough, and Shandi-Rae of Oshawa. Two brothers: Archibald (Jennie) of Irishtown, and Thomas of Corner Brook. Mr. Anderson will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation is being held at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside from where the Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Allan Fry officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, phone 634-9800.

HOUNSELL, Anne Miriam (Coles)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Miriam Hounsell announce her passing on Thursday, June 22, 2000 at the O'Connell Center at the age of 89. She will be sadly missed by her son Llewellyn and his wife Sandra, three grandchildren: Michael, Daniel, Adrienne, sister Ivy Farwell (Melvin), brother Baxter Coles (Barbara) and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Llewellyn in 1980; parents Matthew and Susanna Coles; sisters: Sarah, Bessie, Eliza, Bertha, Dulcie, Ethel, Beulah; brothers: Albert, Harris, William. The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, June 25th at 1:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Primate's World Relief Fund or a charity of one's choice.

BRAKE, Walter Edmund
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Edmund Brake announce his passing on Thursday, June 22, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 73. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary; six children: Walter Brake (Chris), Corner Brook, Kierin Mercer (John), St. John's, Dale Tucker, Toronto, Rod Brake (Cindy), Corner Brook, Kim Brake, Toronto, Gerry Brake (Donna), Meadows; six grandchildren: Jennifer, Mark, Anne-Marie, Christina, Walter and Warren; one great-grandchild Sean Allen; sisters: Bonnie Brake, Alice Farrell and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandchildren Melissa Amy Brake and Sean Allen Tucker. The funeral service will be held Sunday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 and Sunday from 10-12. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Chemotherapy Unit.

BADCOCK, Louise Marguerite
Louise Badcock
died on June 23, 2000 in Truro, Nova Scotia in her 88th year. She was born on March 7, 1913 in Lewisporte, NF, daughter of Robert William Manuel of Exploits, NF, and Jessie Sophia (Reader) Manuel of Bloomfield, Bonavista Bay. After attending Memorial College, she graduated from Dalhousie University with BSc, and worked in Oxford, London, and New York before returning to Newfoundland in 1946. She then married Wilfred Babcock of Bay Robert's and together they established Humber Nurseries in Corner Brook, a business they operated until moving to Nova Scotia in 1964. After some years in Wolfville, NS, and Montreal, they settled in Truro, NS, where Louise was very active in a number of associations including the Multicultural Association, the Hospital Auxiliary, the NDP, Amnesty International, the local Council of Women, the Colchester East Hants Regional Library Book Discussion Group, and the Teviot Group and Group of Seven, both refugee sponsorship groups. In some of these associations, she was active until the time of her death. Louise's husband and her elder sister Ella Manuel predeceased her. Family members include her son Tim Badcock (Jakarta, Indonesia), daughter Christa Roy and son-in-law Jean-Claude Roy (France); grandsons Paolo Babcock (Halifax) and Nicholas Benedict (Toronto); nephews Antony Berger (Victoria, BC/Woody Point, NF) and Jonathan Berger (San Diego, CA); nieces Betty Ann Streeter (Toronto) and Ruth Collins (Clarenville, NF); sisters-in-law Phyllis Badcock (Clarenville), Stella Payne (Winter Park, Florida) and Jean Gwinn (Marrero, Louisiana); cousins Gwen Freake and Sadie Freake (Corner Brook) and Mallie Walters (St. John's). Louise also leaves a remarkable group of friends of all ages who cared deeply for her and were a great source of pleasure and support. Louise's wishes were be be cremated, her ashes to be placed on the grave of her husband at East Stewiacke Cemetery, and for her friends and family to gather at her home in Truro for one last good time together. This will take place on Tuesday, July 11, 2000 at 3:00 p.m., and all those who loved her are invited to attend. Those who wish to, may make a donation to Amnesty International or to Oxfam in Louise's memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall Funeral Home Truro, NS


Monday, June 26, 2000

DEATHS

GILLIS, Michael F.
Codroy
Age 84

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael F. Gillis announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on Wednesday, June 21st, 2000 in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife Gertrude (nee Gale); seven loving children: Michael Jr. of Codroy, Alfred (Cathy) of Codroy, Tony (Judy) of Great Codroy, Peter (Angela) of Dryden, ON, Caroline (Ronald) Wall of Corner Brook, Mary (Barry) AuCoin of Stephenville, Leila Gillis of Goose Bay, Labrador; brother Alfred (Bertha) Gillis of Great Codroy; brothers-in-law: David Janigan of Ottawa, Robert Gale of Ontario, Gordon Gale of Stephenville; sisters-in-law: Rita Doyle of Stephenville, Dorothy Oliver of Cape Breton, NS; nine grandchildren: Daniel, Oliver, Lori, Robert, Blaine, Glen, Patrick, Brad, Lukas, and a very special and close family friend, Betty Mercer-Taylor, as well a very large circle of other family members, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Edwin Joseph and Sarah (Blanchard) Gillis, step-mother Margaret (MacArthur) Doyle, brother Wallace, sisters, Mary, Anne, Leila, grandson Andrew Gillis and granddaughter Nicole Gillis. Family and friends were received at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Great Codroy on Thursday and Friday from where the funeral service took place on Saturday, June 24th, 2000, at 10 a.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment followed at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery in Upper Ferry. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted and/or donations may be made to the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Tuesday, June 27, 2000

DEATHS

SULLIVAN
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MAUD SULLIVAN

Born November 29, 1903 at St. Kierans, Newfoundland. Died peacefully June 23, 2000 at Manoir De L'Age D'or, 3430 Rue Jeanne Mance, Montreal. Daughter of the late James and Margaret Sullivan. Sister of Timothy, Mary Pye (deceased), Pauline Walker of Corner Brook, NF, Nora Muirhead of Toronto, James (deceased). Associate Member of St. Joseph's Oratory, Mont Royal. After graduating at an early age from Littledale College, St. John's, NF, she became a teacher. Maud later worked in many other venues: She was executive secretary for the Bowater Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Company in Corner Brook. While there, Maud wrote a column for the local newspaper, giving a witty and perceptive view of happenings in the town. During World War II, Maud worked for the British Purchasing Commission in New York and Washington. One of her cherished memories was being invited to the White House to have lunch with Eleanor Roosevelt. Maud's artistic talents and portrait painting were appreciated by her many friends. She was a generous gift-giver and prolific letter writer and will continue to be the source of many wonderful memories for her nephews and nieces. Maud was a "liberated woman" many years before the words appeared in print. Thanks to the staff at Manoir for their care. And special thanks to David and Maureen who visited her so often. Visitation 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, 2000 at St. Leon de Westmount (Blvd. De Maissonneuve and Clarke Avenue), followed by a Funeral Mass. Interment at Cote de Neige Cemetery. No flowers, please. A donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wray Walton Wray Funeral Home, 1459 Towers Street, Montreal.

FIFIELD, Marjorie Beatrice
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Fifield (nee Armitage) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, June 26th, 2000 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children Judy Webber (David), David (Elizabeth) and Gordon (Anne); seven grandchildren; Richard, Paul, Anita, Susan, Cindy, Jon and Catherine; five great grandchildren: Sean, Julia, Jeffrey, Emily and Natasha; brother Jack Armitage and one sister Dorothy Thomas, a number of nieces and nephews, and a wide circle of friends. She was predeceased by her husband Levi in 1974, brothers Donald and Harold and parents Rev. Francis and Ida Armitage. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 28th at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street. Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

STRICKLAND, Janet Gertrude (Ginny) (nee Penney)
Springdale, formerly of Corner Brook

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Janet (Ginny) Strickland announce her passing on Sunday, June 25th, 2000 at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: four children: Harold (wife Judy) of Corner Brook, Pauline (special friend Wayne) of Halifax, Tony of Milton, ON, and Sidney (wife Sandra) of Corner Brook; sisters: Mrs. Grace Wells (her identical twin) of Springdale and Mrs. Lily Jewer (Baxter) of Botwood; sisters-in-law: Lily Park, Mamie Childs, Lillian Robinson, Vida Robinson Gough; brother-in-law: George (Rosetta) Robinson; grandchildren: Jennifer, David, April and Kassandra; step grandchildren: Cory and Travis; step great granddaughter Celeste and also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mrs. Strickland is predeceased by her husband, Walter in 1980, sister Sarah Simms and parents John and Ann Penney of Roberts Arm. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with Rev. Arthur Churchill officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or making donations to the Valley Vista Senior Citizens Complex, Springdale or the Central Newfoundland Hospital Foundation "Cancer Centre Central West Fund" or the Cancer Centre Western Region. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Wednesday, June 28, 2000

DEATH

HOUSE, Beatrice Selina (nee Payne)
Daniel's Harbour, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Selina House announce her passing on Monday, June 26th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 74th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Hiram, her son Stewart and his wife Bernice of Daniel's Harbour, her grandchildren Calvin of Daniel's Harbour, Kimberly (Mrs. Jeff Caines) of Oromocto, NB, Heather (Mrs. Fred Bell) of Corner Brook, Lorna House of Daniel's Harbour, Lisa House and her fiancée John Hann of Woody Point, NF, and Paula House and her fiancée Leslie Brophy of Daniel's Harbour. Her six great-grandchildren Jenna Caines, Kayla Bell, April Hann, Natasha Caines, Kristina Bell and Dylan House. Her two brothers Gorman and wife Elsie Payne of Daniel's Harbour and Henry and wife Linda of Ontario. Her two sisters Mrs. Mary House of Daniel's Harbour and Mrs. Greta House of Belburns. Her sisters-in-law Anita of Brig Bay, Julia Payne of Daniel's Harbour and Fanny Payne of St. John's, NF. Her brothers-in-law Walter Pittman of Corner Brook and Lloyd House of Daniel's Harbour. Hiram's sister-in-law Rachel House of Daniel's Harbour. Mrs. House was predeceased by her brothers Samuel, Thomas, Gordon and Hayward. She was also predeceased by her sisters Emma Pittman and Gertrude Payne. She also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends today, Wednesday, June 28th, 2000 from Holy Cross Anglican Church, Daniel's Harbour from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, June 30th, 2000 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Newhook officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Chemotherapy of Dialysis Units would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson's Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, June 29, 2000

DEATHS

FISHER, John M. (Ian)
Corner Brook
Ian Fisher
passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 27th, 2000, after a short illness. He was born in Corner Brook on February 16, 1920, the youngest child of Josiah and Janet Cobb Fisher. Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife of almost 54 years, Mona (nee Pieroway), daughter Lynn, son Tony, son-in-law Robert Verge, daughter-in-law Barbara Fisher, grandchildren Sarah and Ian Fisher, sister Margaret Mayo, and a large group of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Frank, Will, Noble, and Alex (Bud), sisters Jean Bang, Grace Burton, Mary Powell, Ena Parsons, Edith Fisher, Pat Angle, and Bette Dominic. Ian was born in Corner Brook three years before construction of the mill was started. His family was among the pioneer residents of the Bay of Islands. He loved the area and enjoyed recounting stories of its early days. During the Second World War, he volunteered and served for over five years with the 166th Royal Newfoundland Regiment in Britain, North Africa, and Italy. Following the War, he worked with Bowater Newfoundland Limited, Crown Laundry and Dry Cleaning Limited, the Interfaith Home, Sun Life Insurance, and Newfoundland Liquor Corporation. For a long time, he was a hard-working volunteer for many community causes. He was a charter member of the Corner Brook Rotary Club. As both a participant and spectator, he obtained great enjoyment from sports. His life touched a lot of people and he enjoyed his association with them. Visitors will be welcome at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, today, Thursday during the hours of 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will be held today, Thursday, June 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Instead of flowers, a donation in his memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

SUTTON, Albert
Cormack
Feb. 22nd, 1925 - June 27th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Sutton announce his passing on Tuesday, June 27th, 2000 at his residence in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his special friend Helen Penney of Victoria, Conception Bay, his children: Sheila (Wayne) Leroux of St. Judes, Kerry Crocker of Calgary, Alberta, Gloria (John) White of Deer Lake, Anthony (Grace) Sutton of Cormack, Judy (Ron) Menchenton of Millertown; his grandchildren; Jordon, Steven, Jason, Amy Lynn, Alicia, Robert, Jennifer, Peter, Kelly, Trevor, Kimberly, Christine, Kevin; his great-grandchildren: David, Michelle, Scott and Brandon; his estranged wife Evelyn Sutton of Deer Lake; two sisters: Hilda Banfield of Labrador City and Wilomena Slade of Cape Breton, and one brother Manuel Sutton of Victoria, Nfld. He was predeceased by his daughter Joyce (Sutton) Moores of Toronto, brothers William, Herbert and Charles and sisters Maime and Ethel Sutton. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from St. Paul's United Church in Deer Lake on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Simmons officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Friday, June 30, 2000

DEATHS

CLANCEY, Ella "Joyce" (nee Jones)
1926 - 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Joyce Clancey announce her passing on Wednesday, June 28, 2000 at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, at age 73. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Terry (Rose), Kevin (Wanda), Lorne (Marina), all of Corner Brook, Bert (Pam), residing in Ontario and daughter Darlene (Ron Webb) of Corner Brook, her twelve grandchildren: Terri-Lynn, Paul, Natasha, Eugene, Lee, Mark, Adam, Maryanne, Matthew, Frederick, Stephen and Matthew. Her brothers Bramwell Jones in Lewisporte and Eugene Jones-Lush in Badger. Sisters Bernice Foster in Clarenville, Minnie Noseworthy, Lewisporte and Evelyn Doman, Corner Brook, and step-sister, Margaret Jones. Joyce is predeceased by her husband Rex in 1994, sister Lillian Howell of Lewisporte. The family will be receiving friends Thursday, June 29, from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, June 30, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home on Curling Street. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, July 1st at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Capt. Frank Johnson officiating with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home in Curling.

WATT, Jean Thomson
Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, 28th June, 2000, Jean Thomson Watt. Predeceased by husband John Watt and granddaughter Amy Fisher. Leaving to mourn son Paul (wife Dorothy) in England, daughter Margaret (husband Roy Fisher) in Corner Brook, grandchildren Andrew, Richard and Emma Watt, Katie and Sarah Fisher. Funeral service Saturday, July 1st, in Mount Pearl. Donations in her name may be made to Western Memorial Hospital Foundation 5th Floor), Corner Brook.

STRONG, Lewis Franklin
Deer Lake
July 25th, 1939 - June 28th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lewis Franklin Strong announce his passing on Wednesday, June 28th, 2000 at his family residence in his 60th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary (nee Drodge). His daughter Joy of Deer Lake, his dog Snoopy, one sister Edna (Mrs. Maxwell Currie) of Clarenville. His father-in-law Joseph Drodge of Clarenville. Two special friends Steven and Bradly Cramm, both of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Thursday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also Funeral Services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Simmons officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

JONES, Ann C. (nee Curnell)
Halfway Point, NF
1940 - 2000

It is with sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Ann Jones announce her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 29th, 2000 at the age of 60 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Frederick; two daughters: Deborah at Halfway Point, and Cynthia Gilbert (Farron) of Fort McMurray, AB; two sons: Boyd (Janet) and Fred, all residing at Scarborough, Ont.; special nephew, Stephen at Oshawa, Ont.; two grandsons: Dylan and Jeffrey; two sisters: Geraldine Wiseman (Ralph), and Theresa Langer (Lawrence) of Corner Brook; two brothers: Bernard (Sonny) of Corner Brook, and Frank (Lena) of Curling; brother-in-law, Frank Crocker of Corner Brook. She will also be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Mary and William Curnell and her two sisters: Patricia and Agnes. The funeral service will take place on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove with Father Simon Agboso officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-9800.

BIRTH

JOHNSON
Darryl and Jane (Fitzpatrick) Johnson are pleased to announce the arrival of Matthew Louis at St. John's on June 13, 2000. Proud grandparents are Ray and Glenda Johnson of Corner Brook and Louis and Lucy Fitzpatrick of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Gill and all the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

WEDDING

QUIGLEY - RAMSTHALER
Vivian Quigley of Corner Brook is pleased to announce the marriage of her daughter Joanne to Harald Ramsthaler, son of Leonie & Harald Ramsthaler Sr. of Loon Lake, BC. The wedding took place in Kamloops, BC on May 13, 2000, where they reside. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom, friends and family in Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENT

SEIPP - HILLYARD
John (Jack) and Paula Hillyard are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Susan to Paul, son of Richard and Barbara Seipp. Susan and Paul completed their studies at Dalhousie and St. Mary's Universities. They both live and work in Halifax, Susan with Altamira Private Wealth and Paul with the Bank of Montreal. A summer 2001 wedding is planned.

 

 

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