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The Western Star Newspaper
May 2001

 

Friday, June 1, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HOUSE, Stella Viola
Meadows, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stella House announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 31st, 2001 at the age of 80 years. She will be sadly missed by her six children, all residing at Meadows. Elwood (Neila) Tucker, Albert (Maxine) House, Laura Kingston, Eliza (Gordon) Bragg, Rowena (Larry) Wickens, and Milton House. Special grandson Randy Gillam, of Brampton, Ontario; twenty-one grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Brother and sisters: Simon (Catherine) Tucker, Regina (Foster) Lewis and Bridget Christopher. Brother-in-law, Milton House of Toronto. Sisters-in-law: Jean Hiscock, of Ottawa, Julia Payne of Daniel's Harbour, Greta House of Bellburns, Eliza (Leo) Hynes of Cow Head, Aurelia (Bob) Primrose of Daniel's Harbour, Ada Parsons of Meadows, and Mary Tucker of Burgoynes Cove. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Leslie Seaward House, 1976, parents: Arthur and Eliza Tucker, brothers: Frank Parsons, and Hedley Tucker, grandson: Danny Gillam. Visitation will take place at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows commencing Thursday evening from where the funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. with interment 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 Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

MARREN (BARTLETT), Eileen
Peacefully, on May 30th, 2001 in her 51st year. Loving daughter of Margaret and the late Mark Marren. Much loved mother of Ardath Marren Bartlett. Best friend and loving companion of Tony Brennan. Beloved sister of Catherine and Luigi Guisti, Maggie and David Laidlaw, Mark and Janet Marren, Jess Marren, Dorothy Marren and Dave Smith, and George Marren. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews Debora and Pamela Guisti, Meghan and Garth Laidlaw, Tessa and Alyssa Marren, and Jennifer and Michael Bruder. Visitation at Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge, on Friday, June 1st, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Saturday, June 2nd, 1:30 p.m. at Barthel Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Flowers to the funeral home, or donations to the National Ovarian Cancer Association, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, M5G 2L7.

GOOSNEY, Norman
Glenburnie
February 5th, 1923 - May 31st, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norman Goosney announce his passing after a short illness on Thursday, May 31st, 2001 at the Health Science Complex in his 78th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Pansy (nee Taylor). Two sons: James (Beth) of Corner Brook and Brian (Myra) of Glenburnie. One daughter Karen (James) Martin of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. Five grandchildren: Cheryl (Jason), Lisa, Donnie, Paula and Michael. One great-granddaughter Jenna. One sister Mabel Pittman and one brother Stedman. His sisters-in-law Madeline and Florence Goosney. His brothers-in-law James (Mona) Taylor and Clyde (Shirley) Taylor. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Mabel Goosney, brothers William, Joseph and Wallace and sister Hazel. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Birchy Head today, Friday and Saturday where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Cutler officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice would greatly be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. "Forever In Our Hearts"

WHITE, Genevieve Elizabeth
Benoit's Cove, NF

Passed away Thursday, May 31, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Genevieve Elizabeth White at the age of 70 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 53 years, Pius White Sr.; five sons: Junior (Corina), Brian (Diane), Carl (Mary) and Cory all of Benoit's Cove, Gary (Colleen) of Corner Brook; eight daughters: Beatrice Woods of Cormack, Maude Woods (Don), Audrey (Hilroy), Iona (Tom Hackett), Veronica Gallant (Ernest), Sharon White, Corena White, all of Benoit's Cove, Cora Young (Don), of Corner Brook; twenty-four grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, six step-sisters and one step-brother Fred Lyver, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by five sons, two grandchildren and one sister. The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Buckle officiating. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted, or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Saturday, June 2, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LEWIS, Albert
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Friday, June 1, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital ALBERT LEWIS at the age of 82. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years Hilda; 2 children: Wayne Lewis, Corner Brook, Diane Anstey (Brian), Halifax; grandchildren: Brandon Anstey, Joan Byrne, Donna Cox; 1 sister Dorothy Way, St. John's; several nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 4 at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 Mark's Avenue Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

DAWE, John Charles
Pasadena, NF

Passed away Friday, June 1st, 2001 at the Peyton Memorial Hospital, Grand Falls, John Charles Dawe at the age of 82. He leaves to mourn two sisters: Mamie, Hillary and husband Harold both of British Columbia; one brother Herb and wife Ruth of Nova Scotia; and a number of relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 4th at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Pastor Michael Simmons officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

PAYNE, Sterling
February 11th, 1948 - May 31st, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sterling Payne announce his passing on May 31st, 2001 in his 53rd year. He leaves to mourn his common law wife Linda; seven children: Melinda (Colin) of Port au Choix, Lonnie (Vanessa), Cory (Lucille) and Troy (Krisandra) of Norris Point, Carolyn (Steven) of Brampton, Ontario and Edna (Jim) of Corner Brook; five grandchildren; two brothers: Chris and Michael; two sisters: Juanita and Elsie. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ella, father Thomas, mother Sabina and his sister Carolyn. Visitation will be held from the St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour on Friday and Saturday, where also funeral service will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 11:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. "Forever In Our Hearts"

BIRTHS

BRAKE - SEAWARD
Carla Brake and Brian Seaward are pleased to announce the arrival of their son Lucas Michael on May 19, 2001, weighing 10 lb. 3 1/2 oz. Congratulations from Nanny and Poppy Brake, Nan Seaward, Poppy Seaward and Nanny Peggy.

ALLEN
Michael and Tammy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Michaela Olga, born April 3, 2001, weighing 7 lb. 3 oz., at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Proud grandparents are Eric and Joyce Allen and Ernie and Frances Hann. Great-grandparents are Robert Allen, John Gillette and Olga Galliott.

ENGAGEMENT

HANCOCK - WHEATON
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hancock of Irishtown are pleased to announce the engagement and forth coming marriage of their daughter Rona to Randy Wheaton son of the late Isabel and Clarence Wheaton of Cupid's Crossing. An October wedding is planned.

WEDDING

GRANTER / WHITE
July 22, 2000 was the scene of a beautiful wedding between Victoria Granter, daughter of Pam and Duncan Granter and Marcel White, son of Germaine and Harold White. The ceremony took place at St. John The Evangelist Church officiated by Rev. Arthur Churchill and Rev. Lorne Gosse. Maid of Honor was Darlene Head, friend of the bride, and best man was Philip White, brother of the groom. Bridesmaids were Wendi Granter, Nancy Granter and Leslie Barla. Groomsmen were Andrew Graham, J. C. Barla and Jason Hann. Flowergirl and ringbearer were Keely Graham and Jordan Barla, niece and nephew of the groom. Church music was provided by organist Gary Graham and soloist Wendi Granter, dance music by Bruce Borden. Guests came from Ireland, England, France, USA, Barbados, across Canada and Newfoundland. The couple now reside in Kitchener, Ontario.


Monday, June 4, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GILLINGHAM, Ephriam
Jackson's Arm
August 30, 1949 - June 1, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ephriam Gillingham announce his passing on Friday, June 1, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 51 year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Jennifer, his daughter Cindy (David) Reid of Kelowna, BC and his son Clinton of Jackson's Arm, seven sisters: Winnifred (Elizah) Pittman of Jackson's Arm, Myrtle (Norman) Pittman, Joan (Ephriam) Pittman, Mary (Edmund) Pittman all of Sop's Arm, Elsie (Alpheaus) Olford of Valleyfield, Beatrice (Stanley) Gale and Eileen Gillingham both of Jackson's Arm. His God children: Hayward Pittman, Steven Gillingham, Paul Dover and Brady Collier. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm on Sunday, where funeral services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Woodman 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"

PAYNE, Percy Leslie
St. Paul's
May 31, 1918 - June 2, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Percy Leslie Payne announce his passing on Saturday, June 2, 2001 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Stella (nee Bennett), his children: Harvey, Bryant (Florence), Henry (Gladys), Trevor (Sarah), Ivan, Jessie Byrne, Meta (Forward) Hutchings, Maxine (Terry) Hatcher all of St. Paul's, Geneva (Wilfred) Brown of Cow Head, Gladys Fleet of Ontario, Glenda (Rod) Pittman of Corner Brook and Pamela (Ron) Smith of Cow Head; 33 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Viola (Con), Evelyn (Leonard), and Olive (Ronald) all of St. Paul's; two brothers: Rendell (Vera) and Clifford both of St. Paul's. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and George Payne, sisters, Dorothy and Emmaline, brother Henry, son-in-law Charlie, daughter-in-law Cassie and sister-in-law Pearl. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in St. Paul's Sunday and Monday where also funeral arrangements will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Meade 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"

RUMBOLT, Dallas Joseph
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex in St. John's, NF on June 3, 2001 in his 73rd year, Dallas J. Rumbolt of 73 Broadway, Corner Brook, NF. He was predeceased by his parents Louis and Eileen (Hayes) Rumbolt of Corner Brook, NF. Leaving to mourn his two sons: Gary (Maureen) Rumbolt, Logy Bay, NF, Gerald (Shirley) Rumbolt, Lakewood, California and one daughter Brenda (Gordon) Lane, Calgary, Alberta; mother of his sons and daughter, Sylvia Robinson, Logy Bay, NF; close friend Bertha Thistle, Corner Brook, NF; sister Tess (Lance) Ewing, BC; brother Leo (Goldie) Rumbolt, Corner Brook, NF; eight grandchildren; two nephews; three nieces; close friends and his many customers during his 49 years barbering on Broadway, Corner Brook, NF. Dallas enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. He loved his work and the time spent with the people that passed through his barber shop. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road, on Wednesday, June 6 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Funeral mass at St. Francis Assisi Church, Outer Cove at 11:15 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Francis Assisi Cemetery, Outer Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Foundation.

YOUNG, Edward Joseph
Black Duck Siding (Formerly of Lourdes)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Joseph Young announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, June 2, 2001 at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Maisie and three sons: Kevin (Cathy) Young of New Brunswick, Irvin Young (Madonna Simon) of Black Duck Siding, Ernest (Sharon) Young of West Bay; three daughters: Sandra (Leonard) Turrett of Black Duck Siding, Veta Young (Wilson Turrett) of Marion Bridge, Nova Scotia, Doreen Young (Murray) of New Brunswick; one brother, Joe (Kathleen) Young of Pictou, Nova Scotia; fourteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Israel and Veronica Young and one sister Venetia Besaw and his brother-in-law, Matthew Besaw. friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Monday, after 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 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, Stephenville.

GRANDY, Beatrice Rita
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beatrice Grandy announce her passing at her family residence on Sunday, June 3, 2001. She will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by her daughter Irene and son, Shawn. Also leaving to mourn Jesse Grandy (Burin); her nieces, Marlene Burton (Pasadena) and Rita Southcott (Grand Falls), relatives and friends especially Lillian and Gerry Elliott. She was predeceased by her only sister, Winnie, April 18, 2001. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church on Main Street, with Rev. Rose Marie Payne officiating, with interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday during the hours of 7-9 and Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Tuesday, June 5, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NOSEWORTHY (nee Delaney), Josephine (Josie) Mary
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away peacefully in the loving care of her family on Sunday, June 3, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Josephine Noseworthy, at the age of 66 years. She was well known as a school teacher in the community of Brakes Cove, Bay of Islands, a Canada Post employee, and a member of the United Commercial Traveler's and the Catholic Women's League. Leaving to mourn with broken hearts but precious memories, her devoted and loving husband and best friend Roy; 4 daughters: Anne (Bill), Ottawa; Jocelyn (Glen), Corner Brook, Brenda (George), Texas, Daphane (David), Ottawa. 2 sons: Jerome (Colette), Dartmouth; John, at home. 11 granddaughters: Heather Oxford, Ottawa; Jennifer (Cory) Williams, Corner Brook; Jaclyn Josephine Jacobs, Corner Brook; Andrea and Ashley Noseworthy, Dartmouth; Nadine, Katie and Julie Philpott, Texas; Laura, Victoria, and Emily Sandre, Ottawa. Only grandson: Joshua Jacobs, Corner Brook. Great granddaughter, Alexandra Josie Williams, Corner Brook. Dear sisters: Mercedes (William) Wells and Mary (James) Park, Corner Brook. Sister in law: Bertha Delaney, Nettie Hope Delaney, Jessie (Reg) Payne, Cox's Cove; brothers in law: William (Margie Brown) Noseworthy, Cox's Cove, Leonard Noseworthy, Howley and their families. As well as numerous other relatives and special friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Mary; brothers, Joseph, John, Maurice, Dominic, and William Delaney and sister, Ethel (Butt). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday during the hours of 7-9 and Tuesday during the hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday during the hours of 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church on Curling Street, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Father B. Buckle officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500. Peacefully sleeping, resting at last, Weary troubles and trials are past, In silence you suffered, Patience you bore, Till God called you home To suffer no more. Our foundation you will always be You will be remembered and missed Especially by your family.

TILLEY, Wallace Chester
Stephenville Crossing, NF (Formerly of Barachois Brook)

Passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2001 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Wallace Chester Tilley in his 95th year. Born in Robinsons on June 5, 1906, Mr. Tilley was a son of Abram Tilley, originally of Kelligrews and Mary-Ellen Renouf of Robinsons, and grew up in Sandy Point, Bay St. George. He served in the 59th (Newfoundland) Regiment of Royal Artillery during W.W.II. Upon returning to Sandy Point he was a general merchant. In the late 1950's he moved with his family to Barachois Brook and was later employed by the West Coast Power Company (NF Light & Power) and was well known to electrical consumers in Stephenville Crossing, St. George's and surrounding communities. Mr. Tilley was a founding member of Branch 38 (St. George's) Royal Canadian Legion and served as Deputy Sheriff for many years. He is survived by his two sons: Stephen (Cheryl) and Brian (Christina), Orleans, Ontario; five grandchildren: Carolyn, Krista, Alison, Stephen Brooks and Leslie Patricia, and a number of other relatives and friends. His wife Joyce (nee Brooks), originally from London, England, predeceased him in 1983. He was predeceased as well by all of his brothers and sisters: Noah, Samuel Godden, Ina and Georgina of Robinsons, Joyce of Sandy Point, Lottie of Fort Worth, Texas, Minnie of Jackson, Mississippi, Marne of Stephenville, Effie of St. George's and Alice of Kelligrews. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. A short visitation will be held from St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons on Wednesday, June 6th, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Wednesday, June 6, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NOSEWORTHY, Arthur Albert
Corner Brook, NF
July 24, 1909 - June 5, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Albert Noseworthy announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 5th, 2001 at the age of 91 years. Mr. Noseworthy served in the Nfld. Regiment of the Merchant Marines in W.W.II. He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife, Lucy Cora (nee Heath). 6 sons: Stephen (June), Maxwell (Linda) of Calgary, Alberta, Edwin, Albert (Margaret), and Wayne of Corner Brook, and Randy (Mary) of Edmonton, Alberta. 6 daughters: Betty (Eddie) Chaisson of Auburn, NS, Ellen (Larry) Smith, of Stephenville, Louise (Sib) Staples, of Curling, Sophie (Joe) Newman, of Gillams, Linda (Marcus) Maloney of Sundre, Alberta, and Nada (Steve) Sooley of Kelligrews. 28 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. 2 brothers: Elias Noseworthy of Sumterville, Florida, and Nathan Humpheries of Badger Quay. Sister: Sadie Hann of Westleyville. He will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Wednesday and Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. from Memorial United Church on Curling Street with Rev. Wm. Mercer officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to Memorial United Church. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

NOSEWORTHY (nee Delaney), Josephine (Josie) Mary
Corner Brook, Nfld.

This is an exact copy of the obituary which first appeared in yesterday's (June 5, 2001) edition of the newspaper.

WILLICOMBE, William (Bob) Robert
Reunited with his much loved wife and soul mate Marjorie peacefully in his home in Trenton on Thursday, May 31, 2001 at the age of 71. Father and best friend to his children: Gordon and his wife Debbie, Ted, Al and his wife Jane, Janice and her husband Sherwood Wittmeier, Rob, Robin and her husband Kevin Wight. Lovingly remembered by his 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Deeply missed by his brother Gordon and his wife Bev; sisters: Audrey and Georgia (husbands Phil and Duncan). A kind man and a gentle soul, with so many friends who love him and will miss him. Please join the family to celebrate the life of a wonderful man at a Memorial Open House, 30 Valleyview Crescent, Belleville on Saturday, June 9, 2001 starting at 12 noon. Donations to the Access Centre for Hastings and Prince Edward Countries. Arrangements entrusted with the Weaver Family Funeral Home West Chapel, Trenton 392-3579. Online condolences and guest book at www.weaverfuneralhomes.com

BATSTONE, Ted Stanley
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Monday, June 4th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Ted Stanley Batstone, at the age of 67. He will be sadly missed by his three children: Sean and wife Angela, Ford and wife Tracy, Adena Batstone all residing in Ontario; two grandchildren: Ashley and Morgan; one brother Reginald Batstone and wife Karen of British Columbia; mother-in-law Melenda Piercey, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 7th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at the United Cemetery, Pasadena. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation (Dialysis Unit). Sean, Ford and Adena wish to offer a special thank you to their father's many friends who helped in so many ways, and to the nurses working in ICU and the dialysis unit, thanks for your special care and attention. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered.

REES, Frederick
Passed away suddenly, surrounded and comforted by his loving family on June 4, 2001, Frederick Rees of St. John's, aged 85 years. Fred was educated at Bishop Field College, Memorial University and graduated from Nova Scotia Technical College in 1938 with a degree in Mining Engineering. He worked at Dosco Mines, Bell Island for 34 years - holding various positions, beginning as an underground miner and culminating with the position of General Manager until 1967. During W.W.II he was seconded to Bathurst, New Brunswick to develop an alternate supply of ore. He later worked at Memorial University where he helped establish the first Personnel Department remaining there until his retirement in 1981. Next to his family, his greatest joys in life involved music, fishing, golfing and ... his garden. An honorable man, devoted husband, and beloved father who will be greatly missed. Survived by his cherished wife Sadie Eunice (Ludlow) of Fogo; daughters: Diane (Marcus) Collins, Seattle; Cheryl (Fred) Stagg, Stephenville; Janet (Walter) Myrden, Corner Brook; Anna - Clare (Robert) Guest, St. John's; sons: Alvin (Jan), San Francisco; and Brian Jeffery, Vancouver; sisters: Enid Brown and Doris Budgell of Ontario; youngest brother Harold (Marg), Mount Pearl; and sister-in-law Denise Rees, St. John's; Grandchildren: Collins: Jason, Jonathon, Christopher (Cathy); Stagg: Parker (Kim), Trevor (Heidi), Gina (Don Heisz), Marsha; Myrden: Douglas (Janice), David and Scott; Rees: Michael (Julie), Stephen, Foy (name listed in paper) and Marilyn; great-grandchildren: Michael, Alan, and Wyatt Stagg; Julian and Nathan Heisz. Predeceased by brothers Gerald and John (Vera); grandson Andrew Stagg; daughter-in-law Marilyn (Parsons) Rees. Memorial service 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2001 at Barrett's Funeral Home Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Alzheimer's Society, or a charity of one's choice. God Bless


Thursday, June 7, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WATTS, Eudora (Dottie)
Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook (Formerly of Rocky Harbour, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dottie Watts announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 6th, 2001 in her 83rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: son Jim, Nettle's Harbour; daughters: Rhoda Downton (George), Corner Brook, Lillian Pittman (Wilfred), Sackville, NS and Ada Barbour (Allison), St. John's, NF; eight grandchildren: Paula O'Connell (Ron), Scott Downton (Denise), Travis Pittman (Christine), Troy and Tim Pittman, Tammy Collins, Michael and Mark Barbour; eight great-grandchildren: Christopher and Heather O'Connell, Nicholas and Julia Downton, Ashley Collins, Brock Pittman, Justine and B.J. She is survived by two sisters: Rosie Shears (Sidney), Rocky Harbour and Annie Coveyduck, Mackinsons, NF, as well as other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert in 1988, two infant sons, William and David, and sisters Blanche and Olive. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 8th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Wesley United Church, Rev. Elizabeth Kozbial officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Interfaith Home Auxiliary, c/o The Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, or to the charity of one's choice.

CALLAHAN, Christina Jane (Jean)
Port Coquitlam, BC (Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness the family of the late Jean Callahan announce her passing on Tuesday, May 1, 2001 at the Maple Ridge Hospital, BC in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick in 1984. Leaving to mourn nine daughters: Lucina, Loretta, Jeanette, Donnie, Mary, Sheila, Chris, Ann, Aggie. Seven sons: Fred, Bill, Pat, Leo, Joe, Gerry, Tom and their spouses. Thirty-one grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, brother George Reid; four sisters: Ann, Monica, Mary and Elizabeth and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on May 7th at Our Lady of Assumption Church, Port Coquitlam, BC.


Friday, June 8, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SEAWARD, Regina Mary
Stephenville, NF

Passed away peacefully in the loving care of her family on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 Regina Mary Seaward at the age of 51. She will be sadly missed by her devoted and loving husband Fred; two sons: Darren (Elaine) and Eldon (Sylvie); two daughters: Sheryl and Sharon; one grandchild Brett Seaward; sisters: Vera (Harris) Alexander, Debbie Bailey (Ray), Sharon (Del) Allen, Brenda (Wade) Bowers, Mary (Tom) McIsaac, Marg Covert, Verma (Joe) Webster, Geraldine Plummer; brothers: Wilson (Viola) Alexander, Wayne (Blanche) Alexander, Don (Bernette) Alexander, Terry (Sharon) Alexander, Shane (Denise) Alexander, Dane Alexander, Harry (Eileen) Alexander, Alysious (Marg) Alexander, Sam (Valetta) Alexander, Hubert (Beulah) Alexander, Leonard (Angus) Alexander; sisters-in-law: Carol Ann Harris, Lorna McAulay, Flora Johnson, Beatrice Demmer; brothers-in-law: Eldon (Sherry) Harris, Alton (Florence) Harris, David (Mariam) Harris and a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 10th at 2:30 p.m. from First United Church, Reverend Bowering officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation.


Saturday, June 9, 2001, edition of The Western Star

BIRTH

KEEPING
Kelly and Andy Keeping would like to announce the birth of their first child, Daniel William Keeping, born April 24, 2001 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook. Proud grandparents are Chesley and Linda Traverse, Elaine and Alexander Keeping.

ENGAGEMENT

DALLEY / THOMPSON
James and Leone Dalley are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Debbie to Chris, son of Paul and Judi Thompson of Queensland, Australia. Engagement took place April 21st in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. A 2002 wedding is planned.

WEDDING

FENNEMORE / MORGAN
Carol & Gerald Fennemore of Bay Roberts are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Teri to Danny, son of Charlotte & Wayne Morgan of Port-de-Grave. A beautiful ceremony took place March 24th, 2001 at St. Luke's Church Port-de-Grave, followed by a reception at the Canadian Legion, Spaniards Bay attended by 388 guests. Grandparents Mr. & Mrs. D. Fennemore, St. Anthony & Mr. & Mrs. E. L. White of Corner Brook and other relatives and friends wish the couple a lifetime of happiness together.

DEATHS

GALE, Abram
Hampden
May 26th, 1917 - June 8th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Abram Gale announce his passing on Friday, June 8th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by his brother Francis of Hampden, his sister Beatrice (William) Sheridan of Oshawa, Ontario, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Hampden today, Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Woodman 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"

BUGDEN, Dora J. (nee Hutchings)
Norris Point
Oct. 27th, 1914 - June 7th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dora J. Budgen announce her passing on Thursday, June 7th, 2001 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children, Maxine (Kevin) Ball of Benoit's Cove, George of Norris Point, Marie (Sidney) Bell of Whitby, Ontario, Alma (Gary) Phillips of New Market, Ontario, Norma (Gerry) Boulet of Scarborough, Ontario, Roland (Joan) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Nancy (Molwhyn) of Brampton, Ontario. Her special grandson Robert (Sandy) of Brampton, Ontario. Her grandchildren: Brenda, Roderick, Sherry, Richard, Nancy, Michael, Cathy, Chantelle, Jennifer and Brian. Her great-grandchildren: Matthew, Kevin, Sean, Christopher and Alexander. Her brothers: Stedman (Elva), Eustace (Una), Maurice (Ada). Her sister-in-law: Mable Hutchings, Jane Hutchings, Mable (Doug) Hill. Her brother-in-law: Chris Roberts. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, parents Daniel and Elizabeth Hutchings, father and mother-in-law George and Emma, sister Maude, brothers Nath and Roland, sisters-in-law Nellie Hutchings and Martha Smurrage and brother-in-law Charlie Smurrage. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point today, Saturday where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangement were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. "Forever in our hearts"


Monday, June 11, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

HUNT, Rex Gill
Stephenville, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rex Hunt announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Saturday, June 9th, 2001 at the age of 75 years. Rex was a long time Esso Sales Agent with Imperial Oil in Port Saunders prior to his retirement. He was an active member of St. Augustine's Anglican Church and The Masonic Cam AM Lodge #19, Stephenville, also a past member of Port Saunders Lions Club. Rex thoroughly enjoyed walking and bowling. He was a loving and caring husband to his wife Mona, his daughters Charmaine (at home) and Dale of Corner Brook. He will be sadly missed by his sister Audrey (Lloyd Goodyear), Grand Falls, NF, and brother Ramsey (Greta), Fredericton, NB, nieces Sandra, Sharon and Jocelyn, nephews David and Ramsey, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents John and Irene Hunt and half brother John Angus. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 12th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Rev. Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, family flowers only, donations in memory may be made to St. Augustine's Memorial Fund or to the charity of one's choice.

MITCHELL, Grace Edna
Port Perry, Ontario (Formerly of 19 Wilton Street, Steady Brook, NF)

Passed away peacefully at the Community Nursing Home, Port Perry, Ontario on Friday, June 8th, 2001, Grace Mitchell in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by one son: Reginald Brake (Dawna), Mississauga, ON; four daughters: Judy Veri (Peter), Mississauga, ON, Glenda McCluskey (Gerry), Keswick, ON, Rosalind Stephens (Kenneth), Seagrave, ON and Wanda Baggs (Randy), Steady Brook, NF. Seven grandchildren: Jennifer and Stephen Brake, Sandra Crawker, Lawrence Connors, Ronald Stephens, Farrah Power and Stephen Baggs. Five great grandchildren: Brandon and Spencer Cawker, Jaycee McFayden, Melissa and Cody Power, as well as other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Henry Mitchell, 1994, grandson Robert Stephens, 2000, parents Thomas and Ada Brake, mother and father-in-law Enos and Isabella Mitchell, brothers Arthur and Raymond Brake, sisters: Gladys Ricks, Bertha Targett and Dulcie Tapp; infant daughter and infant son. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 14th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Newfoundland. Gone but not forgotten

COMBDON, Elsie D. (nee Squires)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Elsie Combdon announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 9th, 2001 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by her family, her two daughters: June (Carl) Vincent, and Donna Noel, residing at Corner Brook. One son: Graham (Maggie) of St. John's. Grandchildren: Beulah (Tom) McLellan, and Arlene Vincent, residing at Ottawa. Darrell (Monica) Vincent, of Pickering, Ont., Shawn and Sarah Penney of Corner Brook, and Robyn and Christopher Noel at Calgary, Alberta. Great grandchildren: Cameron, Keira McLellan, of Ottawa, and Tyler and Travis Vincent of Pickering, Ontario. Sister, Sabina Squires of Springdale. Sisters in law: Lydia Osmond and Beulah Combdon, residing at Jackson's Arm, Leitrice of St. John's. Brother in law: Augustus Combdon (Florence) of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands, Moses, 1964, and Cecil, 1972. Sisters: Marian Batstone, and Ida Penney, and brother, Harold Squires. Visitation is being held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Humber United Church on Clarence Street, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Tuesday, June 12, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BLANCHARD, Edmund
Gillams

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edmund Blanchard announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, June 11, 2001 at the age of 54 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his loving wife: Laverne (nee Park). Two daughters: Roxanne Blanchard and her fiancé Jason Buckingham of Ottawa, and Ruth Ann Blanchard and her husband Christopher of St. John's. One son: Eddie of Gillams. 3 brothers: Keith (Merlyn), Terry (Joyce), and Ellis (Pansy), 2 sisters: Thelma (Eugene) Pearce, and Yvette (Larry) Wight all residing at Gillams. His mother in law: Diana Park of Gillams, 3 brothers in law: Luke Park (Marie), and Richard (Ethel) all residing at Gillams and Wallace (Regina) residing at Meadows. 3 sisters in law: Madeline (Howard) Swyer of Humber Village, Irene (Spencer House) of Gillams, and Beverley (Dave Touchings) of Paradise. Brother in law: Bert Burridge of McIvers. He will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, Job and Dolly Blanchard, Aug. 1997. Father in law: Ralph Park, June 1981, and sister in law: Linda Burridge, Dec. 1995. Visitation will commence Tuesday at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Gillams from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ron Lee officiating. The interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery in Meadows. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

RAINES, Margaret Mary
Corner Brook
November 22nd, 1918 - June 10th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Mary Raines announce her passing on Sunday, June 10th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her brother Bill (Mary) Dobbin of Blanc Sablon. Two sisters-in-law Theresa Dobbin of Port Saunders and Lila Dobbin of Sackville. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph. Visitation will take place today, Monday evening from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Port Saunders where also Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Terry 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"


Wednesday, June 13, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MULLINS, William Sr.
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Mullins Sr. announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital 5th floor on Tuesday June 12, 2001 at the age of 84 years surrounded by family. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 55 years Ethel (nee Durdle), daughter Betty (David) Wheeler of Corner Brook; 2 sons Jerry (Debbie) of Corner Brook & William Jr. of Bedford, Nova Scotia; 1 brother Joseph of Carbonear. Three grandchildren: Darren and Rodney Wheeler, and Jennifer Mullins. Also survived by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Mr. Mullins was predeceased by his brothers, Tom and Frank of Corner Brook; brothers, Patrick and Jim of Carbonear; brother, Jack of St. John's and brother, Martin of Toronto. Sisters, Marcella and Anne of Corner Brook; sister, Nell of Carbonear and sister, Agatha of New York. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Wednesday June 13, 2001 between the hours of 7-9 & Thursday 2-4 & 7-9. The Knights of Columbus will also be holding a prayer service at 8 p.m. during the evening visitation. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday June 15, 2001 at the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 634-2500. Forever in Our Hearts


Thursday, June 14, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENOIT, Onesime
Tompkins, Codroy Valley, NF

Passed away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 Onesime Benoit at the age of 87 years. Prior to retiring, Mr. Benoit worked for the Department of Transportation and he enjoyed picking berries and carving. He leaves to mourn, his wife Mary (nee White); daughters: Julieanne (fiancée Marcel Muise) and Vina (Brian Wall), South Branch; Wilfrida (Neil Swyers), St. George's; Edna Laymen, London, ON; Laverna Swyers, Stephenville; sons: Martin (Sandra), Jeffrey's; Allan (Helen), Sudbury, ON; Patrick (Lillian) and Leo (Barbara), Stephenville; Wallace, St. John's; twenty-four grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren; a number of brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandson Adam. The family will be receiving friends at the Roman Catholic Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrew's on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday starting at 10 a.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, June 15th at 2:00 p.m., Father Hynes officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.

MACLELLAN (nee MacIsaac), Christina Anne
Passed away at Halifax Infirmary on Monday, June 11, 2001, Christina MacLellan (nee MacIsaac) in her 74th year. The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, June 14th, 2001, 7 p.m. at St. Anne's R. C. Church. Funeral services will take place on Friday, June 15, 2001, 11 a.m. at St. Anne's Church with Father A. Hynes officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mentally Challenged and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques.


Friday, June 15, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BECK, Donald
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Hospital on June 11th, 2001, Donald Beck of Swift Current in his 91st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Bessie of 63 years; daughters: Stella Avery (Gordon) of Labrador City and Vida Vaters (Mark) of Swift Current; sons: Robert (Annie) of Swift Current, Eric (Rosemary) of Sunnyside and Rodger (Karen) of Pasadena; twenty grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Roberts officiated the funeral service on June 13th from the Pentecostal Church, Swift Current with interment following at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Swift Current. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Blundon's Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour. "All things change, but God remains."

MCCARTHY, Ronald Thomas
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Ronald McCarthy of Corner Brook announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 14th, 2001 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife: Hazel (nee Murrin); 5 sons: Kevin (Maureen) of Pasadena, Francis (Rose) of Ontario, Ronnie (Monica) of Corner Brook, Brian (Mona) and Paul of St. John's; 3 daughters: Lorraine (Wayne) Pottle of Ontario, Rosalind (Glen) Hall of Pasadena, and Patsy (Bruce) Harnum of Deer Lake; 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Reginald (Emma) of Corner Brook; and 2 sisters: Imelda (Tom) Webster of Ontario, and Dorothy White of Corner Brook. He will be also missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral mass will take place on Monday at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mt. Bernard Avenue with interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Diabetic Association. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Friday during the hours of 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

STONE - RYLES, Bertram S.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Bertram Stone-Ryles announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 13th, 2001 at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his family. Children: Reg. at Corner Brook, Don (Elizabeth) of Pasadena, Jerry (Debbie) at Gallants, Todd (Carol) of Scarborough, Peg (Danny) and Terry of Brampton. Twelve grandchildren. Three sisters: Maud (Aloysius) Bennett of Corner Brook, Naomi (Harold) Pennell and Lillian Caravan all residing at Corner Brook. He will be also missed by a very special nephew Harold Jr. and his wife Marie Pennell and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bert was predeceased by his parents, Stanley (1979), and Beatrice (1986) and brother, Lewis (1948). Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Kidney Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Saturday, June 16, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PARK, Lloyd F.
Lark Harbour, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Lloyd Park announce his passing at his family residence in Lark Harbour on Thursday, June 14, 2001 at the age of 62 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife Kathleen (nee Mollon). His son: Dale (Valerie) of Lark Harbour. His daughters: Colleen (Darrell) Sheppard of Brampton and Jennifer (Jason) Childs of Lark Harbour. Four grandchildren: Joanna, Joshua, Crystal, and Alison. Sister: Margaret (Michael) Chaffey of Dartmouth. Sister in law: Marilyn Park of Lark Harbour. Mother in law: Stella Mollon of Corner Brook and Brothers in law: Derek (Marilyn) of Corner Brook and Gary (Phyllis) of Lark Harbour. He will be also missed by several nieces, nephews, relatives, aunts, uncles, and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: David and Florence Park; his brother Eric, and daughter, Beverly Ann. Visitation will commence at St. James Anglican Church in Lark Harbour on Friday at 7 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, June 17th, 2001 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Richard Thomson officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Victorian Order of Nurses or St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

BOWERING, Kevin Bladin
Stephenville, NF

Kevin Bladin Bowering, Stephenville, passed away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on June 15th in his 42nd year, with his Dad and Mom beside him. He leaves to mourn his father Reverend William Bowering, his mother Winnie Elizabeth Bowering; his sister Dr. Elizabeth Bowering and her husband Dr. David Pilon; two nephews Jacob and Sacha Pilon, all of Halifax, NS; Uncle Harry Wheaton, Frederickton, NF, Aunt Alma Rowsell (Herman), Springdale; Aunt Joyce Peters, Mississauga, ON; Uncle Eric Bowering (Margaret), Campbellton; Uncle Gerald Bowering (Ruth), Paradise; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Kevin was a graduate of Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB. He also attended McMaster University, Hamilton, ON and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Saturday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held from First United Church, Stephenville on Sunday, June 17th at 2:30 p.m. with Reverend William Mercer officiating. Interment will take place on Monday at the United Church Cemetery in Carmanville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to First United Church Memorial Fund.

HOUSE, Jefford
It is with great sadness that the family of Jefford House announce his passing on Sunday, June 10th, 2001, in Ontario at the age of 62 years. A loving father, grandfather and brother. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his life partner Evelyn, three sons: Randy, Paul and Roger; two daughters: Tammy and Patricia House, all residing in Ontario. Four sisters: Emma (Samuel) Caines of Portland Creek, Bessie (John) House of Hawkes Bay, Florence Lovell of McIvers, Verna (Stanley) Sheppard of South Branch. Three brothers: Ronald House of Gillams, Jacob House of Ontario and Lionel (Blanche) House of Gillams, one uncle James House of Hawkes Bay. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Gordon and Evangeline House. A memorial service was held in Ontario during the week of his passing. Another Memorial service is planned for early July for family residing in Newfoundland.

PITTMAN, Mary Margaret (Leonard)
1913-2001

Family and friends of Mary Pittman are warmly invited to a special remembrance ceremony, celebrating her life. This service will be held at The Holy Rosary Church, Pasadena, June 30 at 1:00 p.m., reception to follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Lakewood Drive, 2:00 - 4:00. If more information is required, please contact Eileen or Robert at 634-3304.

ANNIVERSARY

50th ANNIVERSARY
WHALEN

Louis and Mary Whalen of McKays celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 4th, 2001. Best wishes come from daughters Marina (Bernard) Chaffey and Linda Whalen, grandchildren Harris (Juanita) Whalen, Libby (Gary) Fisher and Llewelyn Whalen, 3 great-grandchildren: Sabrina, Kristopher and Janelle. Best wishes also come from your family and friends in Heatherton.

ENGAGEMENT

MORGAN / THOMAS
Congratulations to Cyril Morgan and Roxanne Thomas on their engagement, March 29, 2001, both of Corner Brook. Special greetings from Tammy and Tracy Morgan, Bruce and Natasha Kendall and Roxanne's parents, Fred and Susan Thomas. A surprise (maybe it should be summer ?) wedding is being planned.

BIRTH

DENNIS
Mike and Jean Dennis are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Taylor Amy on March 19th, 2001. Taylor was born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital and weighed 10 lb. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Russ and Shirley Dennis and Joe and Marie Gale.

GUY
Paul & Melanie Guy of Pynn's Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Jennifer Gwendolyn Sheila Guy, who was born on May 7, 2001, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital and weighed 8 lb. 1 oz. Jennifer is little sister to Jonathan who is very excited about her arrival. Proud grandparents are Neil & Gwen Jenkins of Springdale and Eugene & Sheila Guy of Pynn's Brook.

WEDDING

SHERREN / ARTMANN
Reg and Ellen Sherren of Fredericton, NB are happy to announce the marriage of their son Robert Bryce Sherren to Maria Fialho Artmann on January 20, 2001 in Victoria, BC. The bride is the daughter of Pedro and Blandina Artmann of Bagé, Brazil. The groom is the grandson of the late Rowena and Rev. John Sherren and the late Margaret and Dr. Robert Dove of Corner Brook. Rob and Maria are making their home in Victoria.


Monday, June 18, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CAMPBELL, Michael Anthony
Campbell's Creek

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Anthony Campbell announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Linda and one son, Ivan (Elaine) Campbell of Campbell's Creek and three daughters: Debbie (Carl) Stewart of Stephenville, Joanne (Eric) Campbell of Campbell's Creek, Marie (Warren) Stepp of Calgary and one brother, James Campbell of Campbell's Creek; seven grandchildren: Carl Stewart, Jonathan Stewart, Tiffany Campbell, Christopher Campbell, Travis Campbell, Adam Campbell, Kayla Payne and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, June 19th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's creek. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

YOUNG, Elizabeth (Lizzy)
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth (Lizzy) Young announce her passing at home on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by seven sons: Robert (Phonsine), Lloyd (Barb), David, Eddy (Florence), Ernest (Geraldine), Albert (Eleanor), Terry (Theresa), all of Stephenville Crossing; three daughters: Madonna (Nick) Whelan of Stephenville Crossing, Joanne (Gary) Butt of Carbonear, Lorraine (Alvin) Smith of Stephenville Crossing; two brothers: Kevin Benoit of New Brunswick, Edward Benoit of Stephenville Crossing; four sisters: Matilda Parsons of Barachois Brook, Patricia Connolly of Stephenville Crossing, Eileen Ridley of USA, Eva Shillingfort of Ontario; thirty-eight grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing today, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, June 19th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street.


Tuesday, June 19, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

WHEELER, Hubert M.
Hubert M. Wheeler, 98, of Coverdale Road, Riverview and formerly of Hollywood Dr., Moncton passed away at the Moncton Hospital on Monday, June 18, 2001. Born in Loon Bay, NFLD., Hubert was the son of the late Joseph and Phoebe (Manuel) Wheeler. Hubert was a retired supervisor at Bowater's Pulp and Paper Mill, Corner Brook, member of Mount Royal United Church, Moncton and The Masonic Order, Corner Brook #4832-ED. Hubert will be sadly missed by his daughters: Maxine Rodway (Wallace), Corner Brook, NFLD., Carol Oldford (Cyril), Moncton; son, Alan (Marlene), Ottawa, Ont., 12 grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren (possibly could mean 12 great-grandchildren instead); special family friend, Harrett Alcock, NS. Several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Winnifred (Alcock) Wheeler (June 1995). Resting at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton; no visitation by family request. Funeral service at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday, June 20, 2001, 1:30 p.m., Rev. John Roberts officiating. Refreshments following the service; interment in Elmwood Cemetery. In Hubert's memory, donations made directly to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital at 857-5488 (135 MacBeath Avenue, Moncton, E1C 6Z8) would be appreciated by his family.

DARRIGAN, William Stanley
September 8, 1916 - June 17, 2001
Lark Harbour, NF
Royal Navy Veteran WW2

Passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, June 17, 2001 at the DVA Pavilion of the O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook, William Stanley Darrigan at the age of 84. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Susie, 3 children: Joanne, Warren and Helen; 3 grandchildren: Kathy, Nicole and Robert; 2 great-grandchildren: Angela and Holly. The family will be receiving friends at St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9, Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon, followed by the funeral service Wednesday, June 20th at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Richard Thomson officiating. The interment will be held at the St. James Anglican Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 785-2510.

GILLAM, George Stanley
Summerside, NF

Passed away suddenly in Mississauga, Ontario, on Saturday, June 16th, 2001 in his 42nd year. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 22 years, Barbara (nee Holloway). Daughter Amanda (Dean MacDonald) of Burgeo, and son Deon at home. Special granddaughter, Deana (Rug Rat) of Burgeo. Special grandmother, Gertrude Gilliam residing at the Mountain View Estates in Meadows. His mother, Pearl Antle of Corner Brook and his father, Spencer Gillam of Barrie, Ontario. Grandmother, Racheal McKay, of McKay's. Sisters: Claudine (Brian Wight), Meadows, Lisa (Pat Callahan), Corner Brook, Clowie (Dave Ralph), of Angus, Ontario, Gail (John Campbell), Thornton, Ontario. Brothers: Tony (Jean), of Gillams, Gilbert, Corner Brook, Dan, Windsor, Ontario, Darren (Tammy), of Scarborough, Ontario, Jody (Rita) of Thompkins, Manitoba. His mother-in-law Marie Newman of Corner Brook. Special uncle Don Gillam of Victoria, British Columbia, special nephew, Cory Gillam, and special nieces, Englee Gillam, Brampton, Ontario and Wendy Gillam of Port aux Basques. He will be also missed by his godchildren Shannon Antle, Stephanie Kendell and Jayme Marsden. Special aunts Mary, Una, Gladys, Rhoda & Valerie. And a large number of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his special grandfather, Stanley Gillam (1990), uncles Nelson Gillam (1982), and Aubrey Gillam and Aunt Valda Kelly (1998). Visitation will commence at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside, Tuesday at 7 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ron Lee officiating. Interment will take place at the church cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Wednesday, June 20, 2001, edition of The Western Star

ROBERTS, Laura Marion
Corner Brook, NF
November 18, 1925 - June 18, 2001

Guardian angels watched over as Laura Roberts passed quietly into God's arms. She will be greatly missed and forever loved by her loving family. Laura, a daughter of Beatrice and Charles May, was born in Deer Lake, where she was raised. She is predeceased by her husband and closest friend Belah, who passed away in 1974, and her brother Raymond (Aileen) May, Chelmsford, and leaves to mourn with heavy hearts but precious memories five daughters: Charlotte (Dave) Johns, Brampton; Betty (Jake) Ellsworth, Terrace Bay; Bernice (Douglas) Howell, Corner Brook; Sylvia (Vance) Burton, Pasadena; Sharon (Jeff) Benoit, Kanata; two sons: Charles (Loretta) Roberts, Brampton; James Roberts, Kitchener; her very close and special friend Edward Judge, Corner Brook; eighteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by five sisters: Myrtle (Gordon) Rumbolt, Corner Brook; Margaret (John) Bennett, Cormack; Florence (Leonard) Decker, Cormack; Mable (Richard) Bishop, Bay Roberts; Gladys May, Corner Brook; and one brother: Charles (Ruth) May, Corner Brook. Her family and many friends and neighbors will miss sharing Laura's love of the outdoors, her earthy sense of humor and hearty laugh and the warm glow of her love and unselfish friendship. Laura's family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, Wednesday and Thursday during the hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home, with Rev. Fred Stacey officiating. The interment will take place at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Montgomery Street. Flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

DOWER, Stephen Francis
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Steve Dower announce his sudden passing in Georgetown, Ontario, as a result of a work related accident on Monday, June 18th, 2001 in his 20th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his beloved mother, Janice Dower of Bradford, Ontario, cherished grandson of Juanita and Frank Dower of Pasadena, his great grandmother, Margaret McDonald of Corner Brook, his aunts: Cindy and Judy, residing at Alberta, and his uncles: Dan of Conception Bay South and Jim of Pasadena and their families, great nephew of Gilbert and Ishbelle (nee Callahan) LeBlanc of Georgetown, ON. Steve will be also missed by a large number of cousins, great aunts, great uncles, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral on Friday, June 22nd, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. with interment at the Roman Catholic Section at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Arthritis Society. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

LAMOINE, Esther Ann
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing (Formerly of Cape St. George)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Esther Ann LeMoine announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, June 18, 2001 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Edward LeMoine (Tammy Cormier) of Stephenville, David (Marina) LeMoine of Flat Bay, Finty LeMoine of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Percy LeMoine of Stephenville Crossing; eight daughters: Carmel LeMoine of Stephenville, Donna (Clayton) Lagatdu of Cape St. George, Linda (Brian) Anthony of Stratford, Ontario, Phyllis Dalton (Junior Lewis) of Conception Harbour, Lorraine (Jimmy) Young of Stephenville, Leona LeMoine (Bill Wall) of Stephenville, Thelma (Jean) LeMay of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Janice LeMoine of Stephenville; one sister, Delia Simon of Stephenville; nineteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Yves LeMoine on August 8, 1989 and her son, Ronnie LeMoine on May 17, 1997 and two brothers, Andrew Young and Dave Young and two sisters, Fanny Gaudet and Sarah Retieffe. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George on Wednesday. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

CAUL, Baby Chantel Faith
Stephenville, NF

Passed away suddenly on June 18, 2001 at the age of 2 months, Chantel Faith Caul. She leaves to mourn, her mother Sherry Caul (Kirby Young), Stephenville and her father Dino Pinksen, Brampton, Ontario; brother Cameron Caul, Stephenville; grandmother Nanny Marg Pinksen (Dave), Stephenville and grandfather Hayward Pinksen, Deer Lake; grandmother Christine Shildrick, Sudbury, Ontario and grandfather Bob Caul, Stephenville, aunt Sonya Caul, Toronto, Ontario; uncles Jason Caul, Stephenville and Devin Pinksen, Brampton, Ontario; cousin Devin Tulk, Stephenville; special friends Krystal and Tyler; great-grandparents Edgar and Yvonne House, Hawke's Bay; great-grandmother Lillian Caul, Stephenville Crossing; godparent P. J. Young, and a large circle of other family and friends. The family will be receiving friends form Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville, Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will take place from Zion Pentecostal Church, Carolina Avenue on Thursday, June 21st, at 2:00 p.m., Pastor David Milley officiating, with interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Janeway Children's Hospital, St. John's will be graciously accepted.


Thursday, June 21, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PORTER, John H. (Jack)
Robinson's, NF

Passed suddenly away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on June 19, 2001, Jack Porter of Robinson's, NF, formerly of Curling, St. George's and Wabush. Left to remember him fondly and to celebrate his life are his wife, Jerry; his children: Bev, Wendy, Craig, Marsha and Blair and special sister/daughter, Judy; their partners: Jerry, Lloyd, Lori John, Debbie and Dennis; grandchildren: Miguel, Shayna, Jessica, Adam, Maggie, Willow, "Big" Robin, Jade, Ashley, Emily Rose, Melaine, Shannon, Patrick, Jordan, Lyle, Toni, John and "Little" Robin; special "grandchildren", Deanne and Dana and "great-grandchildren", Brandon and Heidi; brothers: Clyde, Floyd and Lloyd and other family and friends and special buddy, "Jake". Cremation Service will take place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Memorial Service will take place for family and friends at St. George's Anglican Church on Friday, June 22nd at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Gone But Never To Be Forgotten

HAYMAN, Samuel William
St. David's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel William Hayman announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Elizabeth (nee Durnford); sisters: Amelia Renouf, St. David's, Hanna Baggs, Sydney Mines, Hilda Crewe (Don), Pynn's Brook, and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Benjamin and Grace, sisters Olive, Bertha and Rose, and brother Benjamin. The family will be receiving friends at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, St. David's on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Reverend Steward Bellows officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angles Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

MILLER, George
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Miller announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 19th, 2001 at the age of 88 years. Mr. Miller was born on November 3rd, 1912 at Portugal Cove, NF. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 61 years: Verna (nee Lawrence), three daughters: Dorothy Jean Knutson, Toronto, ON, Barbara Anne Sheppard (Sam), Corner Brook, Verna Ruth Colbourne (Rick), Lower Sackville, NS; three sons: David (Winnie), Corner Brook, Everett (Donna), Oakville, ON, and Bruce (Linda), St. Mary's, ON. Sixteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. brothers: Archibald (Joyce) and Ronald, Portugal Cove, sisters: Winnie Gardner, Glace Bay, NS and Dorothy Hussey, Portugal Cove as well as a very large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Archibald and Elizabeth Miller, brothers William and Jacob, sisters Frederica, Hannah, Elizabeth, Margaret and grandson Ronald. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral services will be held on Friday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street. Canon Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Friday, June 22, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LEGGE, Anna Lillian (nee Hancock)
September 1st, 1930 - June 20th, 2001

It is with great sadness that he family of the late Anna Lillian Legge announce her passing on Wednesday, June 20th, 2001 at her family residence in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Norman, two sons: Wayne (Jackie) and Derrick (Sherry), all of Deer Lake. Five grandchildren: Stephen, Shawn, Sherry-Leigh, Jessica and Heather; two great-grandchildren: Evan and Angel. Her sisters: Viola (Clayton), Hersey (Leo), Jean (Roland). Two brothers: Clouston (Lila) and Alex (Gladys). Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Alex and Phoebe Hancock. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from St. Michael's and All Angles Anglican Church on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. "Forever In Our Hearts"

DOYLE, James Bernard
39 St. George's Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Bernard Doyle announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Dorothy; two sons: Tom (Pat) Doyle of Kippens, Vernon (Betty) Doyle of Goulds; four daughters: Doreen Doyle (George Gallant) of Stephenville, Pat Doyle of St. John's, Kathy Doyle (George Lucas) of Stephenville, Diane Doyle (Paul Noseworthy) of Stephenville; two brothers: Michael (Eileen) Doyle of Corner Brook, Leonard (Kathleen) Doyle of St. Andrews, Codroy Valley; two sisters: Marie (Joe) MacNeil of Stephenville, Rita (Walter) McShane of Riverview, New Brunswick; five grandchildren: Tola Doyle (Jeff Hulan), Tommy Doyle (Cheryl), Maci Pittman, Jessica and Holly Doyle; one great-grandchild, Emily Doyle-Hulan and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Kevin Doyle. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, June 25th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

PORTER, Verena May (nee Travers)
Corner Brook, Newfoundland
February 15, 1912 - June 21, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of Verena May Porter announce her passing on Thursday, June 21, 2001 at the St. Luke's Unit of the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn two daughters: Mrs. Ruth Dyke (John) of Gander and Mrs. Judy Drover (Rick) of Deer Lake; three sons: Glynn (Carol) of Deer Lake, Earl (Paula) of Corner Brook and Keith (Shirley) of Corner Brook; eleven grandchildren: Brad and Renate Dyke, Stephen Porter, Kelly Clancy and Andrii Dicks, Nicole Hersey and Karen Keddy, Dean and Yana Porter and Jennifer and Kyla Porter. She is survived by her brothers: John Travers (Torie), Richard Travers (Betty MacDonald) and James Travers and one sister, Agnes Malloch. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Egbert, 1980; brother, Leon Travers; sisters: Elizabeth Hynes, Alberta Pardy, Muriel Scott, Matilda Murphy and Lillian George. The family will be receiving friends from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2001 from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake, with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery, High Street, Deer Lake. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Paul's United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. "Forever In Our Hearts"

HUNT, David Stanley
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, June 21, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, David Stanley Hunt at the age of 45. Left to mourn are his three brothers: Charles (Leona), Eric (Ann), Ray (Barbara); and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Reverend Ed 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. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.


Saturday, June 23, 2001, edition of The Western Star

no death announcements in today's newspaper

ENGAGEMENT

HANN / PARK
Monty and Bettylou Hann of Summerside are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon to Landon, son of Irvine and Yvonne Park of Cox's Cove. The engagement took place on December 25, 2000. Sharon is the only granddaughter of Cyril and the late Mildred Bartlett. Best wishes from Grampy, Nan and Pop Hann and Sheldon.

WEDDING

TAYLOR / CECIRE
Congratulations to Janice Taylor, daughter of Thomas and Irene Taylor of Corner Brook and Alain Cécire, son of Liliane and Marcel Cécire of Quebec, who were united in marriage on April 7th, 2001 at All Saints Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Hubert Coombs officiated. Janice and Alain now reside in Moncton, NB. Best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, June 25, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

RUMBOLT, Violet May (nee Vivian)
Deer Lake
June 29th, 1924 - June 23rd, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet May Rumbolt announce her passing on Saturday, June 23rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 76th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Ezekiel, five sons: Kevin (Joyce), Wayne (Bertha), Oral (Darlene) all of Deer Lake, Vaden (Naida) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, and David (Dawn) of Deer Lake; five daughters: Joan (Roy) Pelley, Rachel (Ivan) Beck, Pauline Langdon, all of Deer Lake, Barbara (Lenard) Schwartz and Edna (Barry) Roberts both of Mt. Pearl, 20 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Pearce Vivian and Cecil (Irene) Vivian; two sisters: Lucy Collins and Florie (Leonard) Collins all of Hare Bay, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Mary and brothers Robert, Arthur and Randolph. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Monday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday from the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. "Forever in Our Hearts"

KELLY, Michael William
Howley
Sept. 5th, 1934 - June 24th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael William Kelly announce his passing on Sunday, June 24th, 2001 at his family residence in his 66th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Cynthia, three sons: Tony (Audrey), David (Bernette) and Karl (Brenda) all of Howley; six grandchildren: Nadine, Michael, Matthew, Ashley, Allison and Kristen; one sister Beryl (Don) Churchill of Port aux Basques. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Don and Bride Kelly and his daughter Glynis. Visitation will take place form the Anglican Church in Howley on Monday and Tuesday where also funeral mass of a Christian burial will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Grace and Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family flowers or donations may be made to the Candlelighters Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. "Forever in Our Hearts"


Tuesday, June 26, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MCKINNON, Joseph (Joe) Peter
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph (Joe) Peter McKinnon announce his sudden passing on Monday, June 25, 2001 at the age of 48. Left to mourn is his loving family; wife Debbie (Brake); two sons: Cory (Nicolle Russell), Chad (Misty Simmonds); special grandson Kyle; mother Alice McKinnon; sisters and brothers: Shirley Williams (Ron), Angus McKinnon, Russell McKinnon (Marie), Dorothy Rideout (Karl), Florence Day (Ron), Minnie McKinnon, John McKinnon, Margaret Wells (Vern), Mary Hobbs, Danny McKinnon (Paulette Fitzgerald), Sylvia Blackburn (Randy), Sandy McKinnon, Theresa Park, Jimmy McKinnon, Archie McKinnon (Lindy), Sadie Brown (Randy); special family friend Andrew Power, former wife Kay Anstey (Craig); mother and father-in-law Freeman and Maisie Brake; sisters-in-law: Joanne Young (Junior), Lorena Hamilton (Arthur), Carrie Lynn Brake (Rodger Quilty); and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his infant son, Allen; father, Archibald McKinnon; brother, Allen McKinnon. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 28th at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Huntington's Society of Canada or a charity of one's choice.

BUTT, Marie
Deer Lake, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Butt announce her passing on Monday, June 25th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Beverley (Bruce) Cooper. Sisters-in-law: Hilda Hewlett, Deer Lake, Alice Manuel, Ottawa, Rowena (Allan) Benson, Grand Falls, Nellie Pike, Corner Brook and Lavenia (Stan) Butt, Deer Lake. Brothers-in-law: Doug (Lillian) Butt, Baron (Josie) Butt both of Corner Brook and James "Gid" Butt, Scotland. Special friends Doris and Ches Short, Hants Harbour, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Hayward, 1975 and daughter Sandy, 1952. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, today from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Jehovah Witness Cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the C.N.I.B. or the S.P.C.A.


Wednesday, June 27, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BENOIT, Lucien
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucien Benoit announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday June 26th, 2001 at the age of 79 years. He leaves with fond memories his son Jerry and wife Barbara along with their children: Nadine and Mandy as well as nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, June 28th, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Black Duck Brook. Friends may call at the church in Lourdes from 2-9 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

GILLIS, Fintan Michael
Sept. 26, 1952 - June 23, 2001

Passed away, after a lengthy illness, in Ottawa. Fintan was born in Stephenville, played in various pop-bands in Newfoundland, Alberta and Ontario; had been earlier involved with beginning competitive weight-lifting in the Stephenville area, winning a gold medal in the 1972 Saskatoon Canadian Olympics. He leaves to mourn his sister, Theresa and family, of St. Petersburg, Florida; brothers: Gus and family, of Whitehorse; Terry, of St. Fintan's; Gerald, of Toronto, James, Gilbert, and Don and families of Stephenville. Please remember in your prayers, our youngest brother.

DOYLE, James Bernard
39 St. George's Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Bernard Doyle announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Wednesday, June 20th, 2001 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Dorothy; two sons: Tom (Pat) Doyle of Kippens, Vernon (Betty) Doyle of Goulds; four daughters: Doreen Doyle (George Gallant) of Stephenville, Pat Doyle of St. John's, Kathy Doyle (George Lucas) of Stephenville, Diane Doyle (Paul Noseworthy) of Stephenville; two brothers: Michael (Eileen) Doyle of Corner Brook, Leonard (Kathleen) Doyle of St. Andrews, Codroy Valley; two sisters: Marie (Joe) MacNeil of Stephenville, Rita (Walter) McShane of Riverview, New Brunswick; sister-in-law Rita (Kevin) Doyle of Stephenville; special cousin Ruth Doyle of Stephenville; five grandchildren: Tola Doyle (Jeff Hulan), Tommy Doyle (Cheryl Carberry), Maci Pittman, Jessica and Holly Doyle; one great-grandchild, Emily Doyle-Hulan and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Kevin Doyle. Funeral services took place on Monday, June 25th, 2001.


Thursday, June 28, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LIND (GARCIN), Sadie (nee Gillingham)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Sadie Lind announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 27th, 2001 at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her two daughters: June (Horst) Forrer of Pasadena and Jacqueline (John) Healey of Lower Sackville, NS, her grandchildren: Kimberly Moore of Oxford, NS, Richard Wells of Trenton, ON, Ian and Sean Healey of Lower Sackville, NS, nine great-grandchildren, three step daughters: Bonnie (Dave) Candow of Burlington, On, Betty (John) Seaborn of Moncton, NB and Jean (Dave) Kelly of St. John's, six step grandchildren. She will be also missed by her sisters: Mona Harnum and Lettie Anstey residing at Corner Brook and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands, Doug Garcin in 1969 and Ernest Lind in 1986, grandchild, Terrance (Terry) Wells and step grandchild, Susan Seaborn, sisters: Emeline, Edna, Dorothy and Cora and brothers: Ronald and Gordon. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at St. Michael's Anglican Church on Park Drive on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Glen Small officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

GREENE, John Cyril
Summerside, NF
Veteran of the Merchant Marine Navy WW2

Passed away Monday, June 25th, 2001 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, NF at the age of 72. Left to mourn is his wife of 50 years, Marie (nee: Sheppard); seven children: Sam (Donna), Bill (Beverly), Steve, Norma Ellsworth (Lee), Neta Kean (Jim), Lillian Smith (Dan), Russ White (Sharon); grandchildren: Kevin, Samantha, Paul, Jamie, Melesa, Marsha, Russell, Heather, Nicholas, Danielle, Jessica, Sundae, Russell, Jennifer; great-grandchildren: Tyler, Selena, Kayla, Raeanne, Raeleigh, Christopher, Whitney, Brittany; three sisters: Rita Taylor, Blanche Myles, Rebecca Inkpen; two brothers: Sam (Florence), Bill (Mary); and numerous nieces, nephews and friends and special friend Frank Crocker Sr. The family will be receiving friends at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside, Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. followed by the Funeral service Friday, June 29th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Ron Lee officiating. the interment will be held at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the St. Paul's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Ltd.


Friday, June 29, 2001, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COOMBS, Benjamin
Hawkes Bay
Sept. 30th, 1928 - June 26th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Coombs announce his passing on June 26th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 73rd year. He leaves to mourn his children: Lydia (Thomas), Dora of Hawke's Bay; Cecil (Annie) of Port au Choix; Dick (Mary) of St. Barbe. Grandchildren Annie (Algie), Marina (Garland), Daisy (Larry), Sam (Ethel), Hazel (Wilfred), Wilfred, Jim (Phyllis) Ruby, Howard (Melina) and Clyde (Harriett); great-grandchildren Hazareth (Fred), Semonne, Rhona, Victor (Dolly), Lawrence (Karen), Marg. (Gary), Ryan Shannon (Kerry), Renee and Peter (Germaine). His brothers William (Marie) of Scotland, Lesley (Inga) of Main Brook and Nelson (Joyce) of Montreal. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Jane in 1981, his father Morgan in 1939, his mother Rosanna in 1942, his brother Adam in 1984, step-daughter Pamela in 1989 and step-son Guy in 2001, step granddaughter Rosanna in 1987, step grandson Larry 1984. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Hawkes Bay Thursday, where also funeral service will take place on Friday June 29, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Alder officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.


Saturday, June 30, 2001, edition of The Western Star

No obituaries in today's edition of the newspaper.

60th ANNIVERSARY

SIMMS
Walter and Jessie Simms of 32 Coronation Street in Corner Brook will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Monday. The Simms were married on July 2, 1941, at the Salvation Army Church in Corner Brook by Adj. Driscoll. Congratulations and special greetings from their family - daughter Ruby Bartlett (Jerry) and sons Fred (Eileen), John (Sue) and Jim (Anne), 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. An open house will be held at their son's home at 39 Webster Place on Monday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Best wishes only.

ENGAGEMENT

HUGHES / WILSON
Congratulations are extended to Dr. Brendan James Hughes M.D. and Cory Wilson of Pembroke, Ontario on their engagement which took place on January 31, 2000. Brendan is the son of Loretta Hughes of Deer Lake and Doug Hughes of St. John's. Cory is the daughter of Gordon Wilson of Orillia, Ontario. A wedding date has been planned for January 19, 2002 in Bracebridge, Ontario. Best wishes from their parents, family and friends.

 

 

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