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The Western Star Newspaper
June 2003

 

Monday, June 2, 2003

DEATHS

KEAN, Margaret
Corner Brook, NL
July 18, 1926 - May 31, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 31st, 2003 at the Interfaith Home, surrounded by her loving family, Margaret Kean in her 87th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her 6 children: Wilson (Esther), Shirley Flynn (Charles), George (Anita), Gordon (Beverley), Alvina George (Mike), Irene O'Brien (Pete); sister-in-law Joan Kean, Badger's Quay, Bonavista Bay; 4 nieces, 4 nephews; 23 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Daniel Kean, April 29th, 1979, granddaughter Maxine Klooster and grandson Justin Klooster, Sept. 1st, 1992. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer Association of Newfoundland, Corner Brook Chapter, 86 West Street, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J2 or the Interfaith Home (Palliative Care Room), Churchill Crescent, Corner Brook, NL A2H 5L8. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SULLIVAN, Marie Ann
Passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in the presence of her family on June 1, 2003 in her 86th year. Marie is predeceased by her husband William (1963); parents Bernard and Ellen Barker; brother James and two infant children Geraldine and Michael. Leaving to mourn four daughters and seven sons: Sheila (Normand Peladeau), Patricia (David Turner), Gerarda (Mikael Kahn), Noreen, Terry (Rian VanderVorst), Kevin (Michelle Williams), Desmond (Cathie Godden), Gerald (Lark Roberts), Brendan (JuneAnn Manning), Edmund (Marlene McKenna) and Gene; sixteen loving grandchildren: Shannon, Erin, Neil, Riley, Bert, Chris, Corey, Sean William, Ellen, Kevin, Michael, Suzanne, Mark, David, Colin and Claire: sister-in-law Alice Connolly, Special Niece Elizabeth Martin; special nephew Ron Barker (Olive); and a large circle of relatives and friends in the Baie Verte and St. John's areas. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, St. John's on Monday, June 2nd from 4 PM to 9 PM and at Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte on Tuesday, June 3rd from 6 PM to 10 PM and Wednesday, June 4th from 2 PM to 10 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Parish Church, Baie Verte on Thursday, June 5th at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Baie Verte. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Marie Sullivan Scholarship Fund, c/o Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7.
No mother loved her children more.


Tuesday, June 3, 2003

DEATHS

KEAN, Margaret
Corner Brook, NL
July 18, 1916 - May 31, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 31st, 2003 at the Interfaith Home, surrounded by her loving family, Margaret Kean in her 87th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her 6 children: Wilson (Esther), Shirley Flynn (Charles), George (Anita), Gordon (Beverley), Alvina George (Mike), Irene O'Brien (Pete); sister-in-law Joan Kean, Badger's Quay, Bonavista Bay; 4 nieces, 4 nephews; 23 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Daniel Kean, April 29th, 1979, granddaughter Maxine Klooster and grandson Justin Klooster, Sept. 1st, 1992. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of Newfoundland, Corner Brook Chapter, 86 West Street, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J2 or the Interfaith Home (Palliative Care Room), Churchill Crescent, Corner Brook, NL A2H 5L8. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BROWN, George Eric
Passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 31st, in Wasaga Beach, ON, George Eric Brown in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: wife Marilyn (nee Gillingham), sons: Jonathan and Matthew (Vanessa), grandson Brandon, Wasaga Beach, mother Florence Brown (Abraham Burton), Corner Brook, brother Gerry (Anna), Toronto, sisters: Emma Beales (Bill), Margaret Freake (Bill), Audrey Colwill (Keith Smiley), Ottawa, Glennis Hadley (Brian), Wasaga Beach, Evelyn Parrott (Bob Day), Karen Brown (Brian Chaulk), Corner Brook and various nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Les July 31, 1974.

SULLIVAN, Marie Ann
Passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in the presence of her family on June 1, 2003 in her 86th year. Marie is predeceased by her husband William (1963); parents Bernard and Ellen Barker; brother James and two infant children Geraldine and Michael. Leaving to mourn four daughters and seven sons: Sheila (Normand Peladeau), Patricia (David Turner), Gerarda (Mikael Kahn), Noreen, Terry (Rian VanderVorst), Kevin (Michelle Williams), Desmond (Cathie Godden), Gerald (Lark Roberts), Brendan (June Ann Manning), Edmund (Marlene McKenna) and Gene; sixteen loving grandchildren: Shannon, Erin, Neil, Riley, Bert, Chris, Corey, Sean William, Ellen, Kevin, Michael, Suzanne, Mark, David, Colin and Claire; sister-in-law Alice Connolly, special niece Elizabeth Martin; special nephew Ron Barker (Olive); and a large circle of relatives and friends in the Baie Verte and St. John's areas. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, St. John's on Monday, June 2nd from 4PM to 9PM and at Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte on Tuesday, June 3rd from 6PM to 10PM and Wednesday, June 4th from 2PM to 10PM. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Parish Church, Baie Verte on Thursday, June 5th at 10:30AM. Internment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Baie Verte. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Marie Sullivan Scholarship Fund, c/o Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7.
No mother loved her children more.


Wednesday, June 4, 2003

DEATHS

HACKETT, Bridget (Bride)
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bride Hackett announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2003 at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, nine sons: Ted (Philomena), Reg (Violet), Walter (Eva), Tom (Martha), Gerard (friend Mary), Allan (Millie), Brendan (Holly), Karl, Peter (Nancy); three daughters: Velita McCarthy (Mick), Ann Marie, Donna Donahue (Darren); special grandson Jamie Hackett, sister Velita Rowe (Henry), sister-in-law Victoria Hackett and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael, daughter Rhona, son Ignatius, daughter-in-law Helen Hackett, parents Walter and Julia Hynes, sister Marion Chaisson, and infant brother Reginald. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 6th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish or to a charity of one's choice. The guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GALE, Francis W.
Hampton
Oct. 26th, 1920 - June 2nd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Francis W. Gale announce his passing on Monday, June 2nd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 82nd year. He will be sadly missed by his children: Linda (Stan David) Osmond of Hampton, Joyce (Leslie) Ellsworth of Thompson, Manitoba and Ralph (Linda) Gale of Kitchener, Ontario; seven grandchildren: Karen, Bradley, Traverse, Brian, Robbie, Robert and Nicole; one great-grandson Zackery Ropson, one sister Beatrice (Bill) Sheridan of Oshawa, his brother-in-law Ralph (Marjorie) Patey of Port aux Basques, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Hilda. Visitation will take place today, Wednesday from the Anglican Church in Hampton where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter 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"

MCKEOWN, Cathy (Ryan)
August 28th, 1965 - June 2nd, 2003

Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, Victoria General Hospital, Halifax on Monday, June 2nd, 2003, surrounded by her husband and family, Catherine Aileen McKeown. Left to mourn with so many loving memories are her devoted husband John, parents Gordon Ryan (Gloria) and Catherine Hodder (Jim), sisters: Jo-Anne Dowden (Brian), Sandra Donovan (Kerry), brother Gordon Ryan (Denise), grandmothers Catherine Hall and Aileen (Ryan) Foley. Also step-brothers Jim and Tom Hodder and step-sisters: Carla Hodder (Mike) and Cheryl Schnegg (David). Her mother-in-law Barbara MacKinnon, father-in-law Colin McKeown, sisters-in-law: Emma Harrow and Fiona (James) Breedon, all of England. Cathy's nieces and nephews: Michael, Richard, Tracy, Marc, Ian, Will, Megan, Jesse, Catherine and Jack. A wide circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and many special friends, especially Susan Petten in St. John's and Lisa Moores in Halifax. A memorial service has taken place in Halifax. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home Thursday, June 5th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 6th at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Private burial to take place. Donations may be made in Cathy's memory to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
Cathy's love of life will remain in our hearts forever.

CAREW, Milford Henry
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Milford Carew announce his passing on Monday, June 2nd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his four children: Juanita Snow (Dave), Patricia Snow (Roger), both of Rocky Harbour, Rose Wells, Summerside and Peter Carew at home; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; two brothers: Michael (Sadie), Gillams and Jim (Sonia), Curling; two sisters: Frances O'Flaherty (Pat) and Barbara Nash, Curling, as well as nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Iona, parents Allie and Michael, brother Ted and special nephew Monty. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary The Virgin Church, Curling. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Curling. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

SULLIVAN, Marie Ann
Passed away peacefully at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in the presence of her family on June 1, 2003 in her 86th year. Marie is predeceased by her husband William (1963); parents Bernard and Ellen Barker; brother James and two infant children Geraldine and Michael. Leaving to mourn four daughters and seven sons: Sheila (Normand Peladeau), Patricia (David Turner), Gerarda (Mikael Kahn), Noreen, Terry (Rian VanderVorst), Kevin (Michelle Williams), Desmond (Cathie Godden), Gerald (Lark Roberts), Brendan (JuneAnn Manning), Edmund (Marlene McKenna) and Gene; sixteen loving grandchildren: Shannon, Erin, Neil, Riley, Bert, Chris, Corey, Sean William, Ellen, Kevin, Michael, Suzanne, Mark, David, Colin and Claire; sister-in-law Alice Connolly, special niece Elizabeth Martin; special nephew Ron Barker (Olive); and a large circle of relatives and friends in the Baie Verte and St. John's areas. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, St. John's on Monday, June 2nd from 4PM to 9PM and at Wimbleton's Funeral Home, Baie Verte on Tuesday, June 3rd from 6PM to 10PM and Wednesday, June 4th from 2PM to 10PM. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Parish Church, Baie Verte on Thursday, June 5th at 10:30 AM. Internment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Baie Verte. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Marie Sullivan Scholarship Fund, c/o Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7.
No mother loved her children more.

LANE, Gwendolyn Alma
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gwendolyn Alma Lane, age 76, announce her passing at the Agnes Pratt Home, St. John's on Sunday, June 1, 2003. Left with fond and loving memories are son Terry (Yvonne), St. John's; daughters: Tana Goudie (Dwight), Burlington, NL, Toby Decker (Earl), Mount Pearl, NL and Trudy Sooley (Rod), Milltown, NL; grandchildren: Stacey and Erin Lane, Ryan and Rex Goudie, Sarah and Stephanie Decker, Leah and Michael Sooley; great-grandchild Isaac Goudie; brothers: Ewen Gillingham (Audrey), Leslie Gillingham (Rita), Pacquet, NL; sister-in-law Evelyn Gillingham, Pacquet, NL; brother-in-law Augustus Norman, Gander, NL and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Frank; parents Stanley and Leah Gillingham; brother Hubert and sister Viola Norman. Visitations to take place from Wimbleton's-Baie Verte Peninsula Funeral Home, Baie Verte. Funeral service will take place from Bethany United Church, Baie Verte on Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the United Cemetery, Baie Verte. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wimbleton's-Baie Verte Peninsula Funeral Home, 709-532-9555.


Thursday, June 5, 2003

DEATHS

GABRIEL, Pauline
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Port au Port West)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pauline Gabriel announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Bob (Reisa) Gabriel of Port au Port West and two daughters: Rena (Bart) Marche of Kippens, Sis (John) McCann of Brampton, Ontario and one sister Bertha Childs-Gabriel of Stephenville; 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, a large circle of relatives, friends and special friend Johanna Cormier. She was predeceased by her first husband, Clement Gabriel and second husband, Alban Gabriel, two brothers, Vincent Cormier, William Cormier and three sisters, Elizabeth Alexander, Margaret Jesso and Cicely White. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West on Thursday. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

COOK, Celeste (nee Gill)
Corner Brook, NL
Mrs. Celeste D. Cook
was born on Pinchard's Island, Bonavista Bay, August 26, 1912. Daughter of Daniel and Louise Gill. She came to Corner Brook at the age of 12. She became involved with the Salvation Army in Humbermouth where she was enrolled as a soldier in 1928. She met and married George Cook on July 1, 1931. Mrs. Cook was a Sunday school teacher, Home League member and Songster. Her husband passed away in 1975. Mrs. Cook passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn her daughter Jean Colbourne (husband George, deceased), in Oromocto, New Brunswick and son Ronald and his wife Emma in Corner Brook, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, one niece, Josie Kean, and two nephews, Reginald Gill and Maxwell Gill, as well as other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 7th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, officiated by Captain Scott Rideout. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund or to the charity of one's choice.

MCKEOWN, Cathy (Ryan)
August 28th, 1965 - June 2nd, 2003

Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, Victoria General Hospital, Halifax on Monday, June 2nd, 2003, surrounded by her husband and family, Catherine Aileen McKeown. Left to mourn with so many loving memories are her devoted husband John, parents Gordon Ryan (Gloria) and Catherine Hodder (Jim), sisters: Jo-Anne Dowden (Brian), Sandra Donovan (Kerry), brother Gordon Ryan (Denise), grandmothers Catherine Hall and Aileen (Ryan) Foley. Also step-brothers Jim and Tom Hodder and step-sisters: Carla Hodder (Mike) and Cheryl Schnegg (David). Her mother-in-law Barbara MacKinnon, father-in-law Colin McKeown, sisters-in-law: Emma Harrow and Fiona (James) Breedon, all of England. Cathy's nieces and nephews: Michael, Richard, Tracy, Marc, Ian, Will, Megan, Jesse, Catherine and Jack. A wide circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and many special friends, especially Susan Petten in St. John's and Lisa Moores in Halifax. A memorial service has taken place in Halifax. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home Thursday, June 5th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 6th at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick's Church. Private burial to take place. Donations may be made in Cathy's memory to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
Cathy's love of life will remain in our hearts forever.


Friday, June 6, 2003

DEATHS

LEGGE, Alice Florence Nellie (nee Hancock)
Deer Lake
May 7th, 1918 - June 5th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Florence Nellie Legge announce her passing on Thursday, June 5th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 85th year. She will be sadly missed by her children Ruby (Norman) Wheeler of Deer Lake, Edgar Jr. (Ruth) of Pasadena, Gordon (Salome) of Miramichi, NB, Lillian (Roland) Dinney, Ken (Eileen), Rose (William) Perry, all of Deer Lake, Linda (Cort) Oake of Danville, Virginia, and Donna (Christopher) Hancock of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Her special grandchild Michele Legge of Deer Lake, 25 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. One brother Colbourne Hancock of New Zealand, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James Edgar, sons John Legge and Clouston Legge, parents Joseph & Annie Hancock, brothers Roland Hancock, John Hancock, Raymond Hancock, sisters Katie Regular and Loula Pelley. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake tonight, Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday from St. Michael's and All Angles Anglican Church in Deer Lake at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Farm Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"


Saturday, June 7, 2003

DEATHS

MURPHY, John Francis (Jack)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of John Francis Murphy announce his passing on Thursday, June 5th, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 80. Left to mourn are his sons: Robert (Evelyn), Maurice (Barbara), Edward and daughter-in-law Esther; grandchildren: Jennifer, Lori, Stephen, John, Jason and Christopher Murphy; great grandchildren: Jessica Power, Deneka Murphy and Austin Murphy; sister Ellen Bennett (Earl); brothers: Ronald (Barbara) and Peter; sister-in-law Mary Murphy; special niece Deborah Fisher; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine (Maidment) 1991; daughter Ena Elizabeth 1944; parents Michael and Mary Winnifred (Kennedy) Murphy; brothers: Joseph, Stephen (Marie, Min), Aloysius (Josephine), Thomas (Sadie), Walter, Anthony (Marcella). The funeral service will be held Monday, June 9th at 1:30 p.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. The interment will follow in the family plot at the Townsite Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's avenue Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the WMRH Foundation or the Alzheimer's Association of Newfoundland. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH & WEDDING

BALL
Hi, my name is Jesse Liam Ball born 11:20 a.m. at the Kitimat General Hospital on March 19, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 10 oz. I would like to congratulate my Mommy, Myrna, daughter of Greta and the late Gary Gillard of Deer Lake, NL, and my Daddy, Robin, son of Ivan and Gareen Ball of Kitimat, BC on their marriage April 13, 2003. Congratulations and love to you both.


Monday, June 9, 2003

DEATHS

WOODS, Eugene
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eugene Woods announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, June 7, 2003 at 5:45 a.m. at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Theresa and four sons: Richard (Edna) Woods of Prince Edward Island, Alexander Woods of Cape St. George, Junior Woods of Edmonton, Roy Woods of St. John's and six daughters: Marjorie (Brian) Bridges of Prince Edward Island, Gladys (Wayne) Wiseman of Ontario, Nancy Woods of Piccadilly, Jean Woods of West Bay, Patsy Woods of Ontario, Rita (Andy) Mansfield of Stephenville and six brothers: Larry (Eunice) Woods of Lourdes, Edward (Edith) Woods of West Bay, Clyde (Bernice) Woods of Mainland, Allan (Linda) Woods of Ontario, Donald Woods and Hillary Woods, both of Benoit's Cove; two sisters: Marjorie (Thomas) Green of Lourdes, Olivine (David) LeDrew of Benoit's Cove; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Marjorie Woods. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, June 10th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes, with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Tuesday, June 10, 2003

DEATHS

WHITE, Rita Mary (nee Martin)
St. George's, NL
May 29, 1933 - June 8, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita White announce her peaceful passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday, June 8th, 2003 in her 70th year. Leaving to mourn; her loving husband Patrick; seven children: Maureen (Gerald Reynolds), Lower Sackville, NS, Patsy (Francis) LeRoux, St. George's Reshelda (Gervase) White, St. John's, Kenny (Della Cashin), Jacoma, Washington, Keith, Brampton, ON, Conrad (Suzanne), Brampton, ON and Dean (Selina), St. George's; two brothers: Joseph (Ann) Martin, Codroy Valley, Bill (Dot) Martin, Stephenville; six grandchildren: Kelly, Bryan, Krista, Mark, Kayla and Lori-Lynn, as well as other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Margaret MacIsaac and William Martin and loving step-mother Ann T. Martin. The Funeral Mass of Remembrance will take place on Wednesday, June 11th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's, Monsignor Roddy White officiating, from where her remains will be resting on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Interment to take place from the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Appalachia High School, Grade 12 Scholarship Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

WISEMAN, Olive Mary (nee Porter)
Deer Lake
February 27th, 1949 - June 8th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Mary Wiseman (nee Porter) announce her passing on Sunday, June 8th, 2003 at her family residence in her 54th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 37 years, William; two daughters: Joanne (Junior) Barnes and Sandra (Darren) Curtis both of Deer Lake; her five wonderful grandchildren: Robyn, Cassandra, Scott, Brittany and William; five sisters: Peggy (Roy) Tavenor of Gander, Hilda (Kenneth) Keats, Edith (Sterling) Goulding both of Deer Lake, Isabella (Lloyd) Normore of Brampton, Ontario and Mary (Rick) Hunt of Glovertown; four brothers: John (Joan) Owens of Glovertown, Jim (Tina) Owens of British Columbia, Leonard Owens of Fort McMurray and Larry (Paula) Owens of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Winnie Owens and her brother Bruce. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family flowers or donations to the Janeway graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, June 11, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, June 12, 2003

DEATHS

ABBOTT, Thomas William
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas William Abbott announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 at the age of 90. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife of 68 years Patricia (nee Gillis); children: Olga (the late Derek Beck) of Corner Brook, Catherine (Jim) McDermott of New Brunswick, James (Nellie) of Deer Lake, Geraldine (Alison) Shepherd, Patricia (the late Cyril Gillis), Josephine (John) Pelley, Ann (Patrick) Barry, Thomas (Dorothy Burk), Jane (Neil) Beck and Karen (Joe) Barry all of Corner Brook; brothers: Gord (Floss) of Corner Brook, Ted (Gurt) and Bob (Mary) of Toronto; 29 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sisters: Jen, Mary Molly and Clara; brothers: Jim, Johnny, Joe and Michael Anthony. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 13, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camancho officiating. Interment to follow at the Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Friday, June 13, 2003

DEATHS

PARK, Margaret Beatrice (nee House)
Gillams, NL
(1942 - 2003)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Park announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 12, 2003 in her 61st year. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Sidney of 38 years; son Sheldon (Lois) and grandson Stephen Park; mother, Marjorie House; brothers: Frederick, Maxwell and Boyd, all of Gillams, and Gilbert (Judy) of Robinsons; sisters: Rhoda (Clarence) Gillingham of Mount Moriah, Ethal (Richard) Park of Gillams, Mildred (Raymond) George of McIvers, Ada (Ernest) Shears of Rocky Harbour and Yvonne House, of Fort McMurray; sisters-in-law: Marjorie Park, of Gillams and Alma Park of McIvers. She will be also missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Forsey Kitchner House, August 17, 1967. Visitation will take place at St. James Anglican Church, in Gillams beginning at noon today, Friday, June 13, 2003, where funeral services will also be held the following day, Saturday, June 14, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ken Abbott officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

WINSOR, Bernard L.
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard L. Winsor announce his passing in the D.V.A. unit at the J.I. O'Connell Center on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughters: Linda Smith (Ken) of Ontario, Marlene Parsons (Phonse) of Corner Brook; sons: Robert (Lorraine) of Ontario, Victor of Corner Brook and William (Tina) of Ontario; brothers: Byron (Wavey) of Corner Brook and Bruce (Gladys) of St. John's; six grandchildren: Allyson, Jeff, Carla, Stephen, Tara and Joey; three great-grandchildren: Jakob, Mitchell and Robbie and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife: Genevieve, parents: Levi and Gertrude Winsor, and step-brother: Robert. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 14th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel at Country Haven Funeral Home with Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

CROCKER, Maxwell
Mt. Moriah, Bay of Islands
1911 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Crocker announce his passing on Thursday, June 12th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his five children, Phyllis Cooper (James deceased), Corner Brook, Mary (Jerry) Osmond, Port aux Basques, Bill (Doreen) Crocker, Mt. Moriah, Max Jr. (Faith) Crocker, Brampton, ON and Harold (Lynn) Crocker, London, ON; sixteen grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn (1992), half brothers Arthur, Stewart, William and Jack Welshman. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 15th, at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HISCOCK, Lorne Percival
Reidville
July 6th, 1919 - June 11th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lorne Percival Hiscock announce his passing on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary (nee Read). His children: Frances Shears (Tom Wight) of Deer Lake, Douglas (Jean) Hiscock of Reidville, Gloria Burden of Reidville, Ella Hiscock (Robert Smith) of St. John's, Nina (George) Welsh of Reidville and Lorne Jr. (Mae) Hiscock of Calgary, Alberta. Twenty six grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren. Five sisters: Elsie Reid of Reidville, Frances Radley of Toronto, Myrtle (Scott) Rumbolt of Reidville, Dorothy (Calvin) Curlew of Deer Lake, Florence (Eugene) Reid of Reidville; one brother Leonard (Lizzie) of Reidville, one step-sister May Zradicka of Manitoba. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Theodore and Frances Hiscock, step-mother Elizabeth Laing, granddaughters: Cathy and Baby Shears, sons-in-law Bryant Shears and Gordon Burden, and also his step-sister Edith Reid Summers. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation will then follow from St. Luke's United Church in Norris Point, Saturday from 9-10 a.m. where also funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Clouter officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, June 14, 2003

DEATHS

PITTMAN, Edward Sr.
Formerly from Marystown

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Pittman Sr. announce his passing on May 28, 2003. He is survived by his beloved wife Bertha; sons: Edward Jr. (Odell), Stephenville, Bernard, Stephenville, Joseph (Odell), Stephenville; daughters: Veronica, Stephenville Crossing, Audrey (Paul), Stephenville, Sandra (Martin), St. George's; brothers: William (Angela), Toronto, Nicholas (May), Kippens, and Jerome; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; and a large circle of friends. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Margaret, and sister, Sarah. Funeral Services was held May 31st with internment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Stephenville.

ALLEN, Neta Mae
Corner Brook, NL

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, on May 13, 2003, at the age of 63 Neta Mae (nee Morrison) Allen was called home to be with her Lord. She is survived by her husband Sam (Bud); two sons: Craig (Rhonda) and Brent (friend Elizabeth), both of Corner Brook; three grandchildren: Mark, Kelsey, and Robyn; six sisters: Marie, Phyllis (Glenn) Wilding, Donna (Jim) Turner, Irene and Alvin Bourdeau, Judy, all of Nova Scotia, and Joan of Ontario; two brothers: Jerry (Ann) Morrison and Larry (Jane) Morrison, both of British Columbia; father-in-law Robert W. Allen of Corner Brook; and brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Don and Sylvia Morrison and brother Frank. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's The Virgin Anglican Church with Reverend Ed King officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

DAWE, Eva Elizabeth (nee Goosney)
Corner Brook, NL
November 28, 1914 - June 12, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eva Elizabeth Dawe announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 12, 2003 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters: Elizabeth (Harold) Crocker, and Vera (Melvin) Froud, both of Corner Brook; sons: Edward (Shirley) of Corner Brook, Franklin "Butch" (Anna) of Manitoba, and Gerald "Gerry" (Sharon) of Steady Brook, a brother, Gerald Goosney, and a sister: Hilda Shears, and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Frank (December, 1998); parents: George and Elizabeth Goosney; brothers: Raymond and Edward Goosney and sister: Rosella Noseworthy. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, June 15, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church with The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

BIRTHS

HISCOCK
Ken and Marjorie Kendall of Corner Brook and John and Francie Hiscock of Glace Bay, NS are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first grandchild Evan Kendall Hiscock on March 21st at the IWK Hospital in Halifax, NS. Proud parents are Janice and Larry Hiscock of Halifax.

WAY OR WELLS
(No specific surname listed - sorry)

Erin is delighted to announce the arrival of sister Jillian April on April 30, 2003 weighing 8 lb. 11 oz. Proud parents Colin & Jackie, along with grandparents Henry & Mary Way and Walter & Joy Wells also welcome their angel.

MARTIN
Carl and Michelle Martin are pleased to announce the birth of their son Joey Neil on April 9, 2003, weighing 8 pounds, 1½ oz. Proud grandparents are Neil and Joyce MacArthur and Joe and Anne Martin.

WARREN
Hello World, here I am! Jack Jamie Warren, born April 30, 2003, weighing in at 10 lb. 8 oz. My Mom and Dad, Lori-Ann and Jamie from Port aux Basques, are delighted to announce my arrival. Proud grandparents are Nellie and Alex Simms of Deer Lake and Alfred and Brenda Warren of Pasadena. Great-grandparents Anne and Nelson Osmond of Port aux Basques, Melva Warren of Gambo and Lillian Hillier of Deer Lake. Sincere thanks to Dr. I. Smrz and Nurse Brenda for a safe delivery and the staff at WMRH for their wonderful care. A special thanks as well to Dr. W. Graham in Port aux Basques.

ENGAGEMENT

SIMMS & NOEL
Wayne and Sheila Rideout are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Jamie to Nicolle, daughter of Jim and Marie Noel. The engagement took place January 25, 2003. A fall wedding is planned. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

TULK & CABANATAN
Lester & Mildred Tulk of Stephenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Julie Ann to Rommel Cabanatan. He is the son of Agnes & James Cabanatan of Ontario. Wedding is to take place on December 27, 2003 at St. Stephen's Parish at 2:00 p.m.

WEDDING

SEAWARD & TARBETT
Mr. Robert and Brenda Seaward of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Krista Nicole, to Jason Edward Tarbett, son of Maisie and the late Harry Tarbett. The marriage took place on April 26, 2003 at Oakland United Church, with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Matron of Honour was Tonya Loughlin, sister of the bride and best-man was Mark Keeping, friend of the groom. Flower girl was Rebecca Loughlin, niece of the bride and ringbearer was Bradley Keeping, son of the bestman. Krista and Jason are now residing in Corner Brook.


Monday, June 16, 2003

DEATHS

BRUCE, Michael Joseph
Jersey Side, Placentia Bay

Passed peacefully away at Shirley's Haven (Personal Care Home), St. Anthony on June 14, 2003 with his family at his side. Dad was born on 3 November 1915 in the town of Long Harbour, Placentia Bay to the late James and Martha (Murray) Bruce. Dad served in the Merchant Navy in World War II. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, honorary member of the Star of the Sea Association, past member of the Knights of Columbus and involved in several community interests and activities. Not formally schooled, yet he was our greatest teacher! To all who had the privilege of knowing him, Dad was the kindest, most gentle, loving and Christian man who graced your path. Amongst the many of life's lessons that he lovingly taught us through example, the greatest of these are love, respect, kindness, compassion, honesty, responsibility and gratitude. We will forever treasure his vivid and captivating stories of life as crew and Skipper of the "James and Martha" in the 1930's. A devoted, loving and patient father and husband, Daddy taught us the joys of trouting, ice-fishing, snaring, picking berries, kitchen parties and story telling. He loved for us to visit, welcoming us with open arms and always thanked us for "coming home". Home, family, friends, community and life itself meant everything to him. We will love you forever and miss you always! Fair winds and following seas! Leaving to mourn his loving family, nine children: Anna Marie (Chuck) Morrow, Martha (Paul) White, Joanie, Pat (Genevieve), Willie (Brenda), Alice (Randy) McWhirter, Richie (Rita), Cathy (Bill) Hayter, Michael & special friend, Agnes. Twelve (12) grandchildren Michael (Morrow), Paul Jr. & Jason, Claudette, Pierre & Pat, Nicole & Stephen, Shyama, Gregory & David, and Michael (Hayter). Also leaving three brothers: Din (Camille), Jim, Tom (Sophie) and two sisters: Kittie (Pat), Alice (Pat Kelly) and an extensive circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by loving wife, Betty (May 2002), brother, Maurice and sister, Sus. Special thanks to Dr. O'Keefe, Father Lainey, staff of Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital and the kind and compassionate owners and staff of Shirley's Haven. Relatives and friends are welcome at Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia on Sunday, June 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Scared Heart Church on June 17 at 11 a.m. and interment will follow at Father McGettigan's Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia. Flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Arthritic Society or CNIB will be gratefully accepted.
To the world he was a man; to us he was the world!

SHEPPARD, Laura
Irishtown, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laura Sheppard announce her sudden passing on Saturday, June 14th, 2003 at the age of 25. She will be sadly missed by her mother Regina Butler and her husband Ben, grandparents Frank and Josephine Hunt, Nina Sheppard; aunts and uncles: Liza & Bruce Parsons, Alice and fiancé Peter, Carmelita & John Mathews, Lottie & Randy Janes, Dave and Phyllis Sheppard, Ruby and Bob Martin, Effie Quinto; 2 step-sisters: Angela and Tracy; 2 step-brothers: Todd Butler, Trevor Butler and his wife April; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Gerald Sheppard in 1979. The family will be receiving friends at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside on Monday from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service Tuesday, June 17th at 2:00 p.m. with the interment service at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HEALE, Phyllis (nee Gardner)
Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Saturday, June 14, 2003, Phyllis (Gardner) Heale age 91 years. Predeceased by her husband William (Bill), sister Mary, brothers Paddy and Jim. Left to mourn her loving and thankful children: Father David, Parish Priest, Gander; Judy (Carl) Thompson, St. John's; Patricia Dauphinee, Halifax; Don (Alice), Ottawa and Jim (Sharon) Mount Pearl. Grandchildren: Chris; Karen (Ron St. Croix), Ian Thompson; Mike and Matthew Dauphinee; William (Bill) and Suzanne Heale; Lisa, Joanne and Tony Heale. Sister-in-law Gert Garniner; brother-in-law Donald Heale. Also leaving to mourn many nephews and nieces of the Gardner, Murphy and Heale families, especially Ted (Gerri) Gardner, Bernice and Charlie Heale. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home LeMarchant Rd., St. John's, on Sunday, June 15th, and Monday, June 16th from 2-5 p.m., 7-10 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 17th, at 11:00 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace, Torbay Rd. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home.


Tuesday, June 17, 2003

DEATHS

HYNES, George Walter
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Walter Hynes announce his peaceful passing on June 16, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 60 years Jean, niece Hilda (Fred) Mitchell, daughters: Hilda (Wilson) Galliott, Carol Piercey, (George Meadus), Myrt (Derm) Traverse; sons: Robert "Barnie" (Joan) Hynes, Clayton (Theresa) Hynes and John (Wanda) Hynes; grandson Bradley Jason (Wendy) Traverse; 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; brothers-in-law: Joseph Curtis, David (Nina) Curtis, Ronald Payne of Hawkes Bay, Jim (Alma) Allen and Bob (Melissa) Allen; sister-in-law Amelia Hynes and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Olive Hynes (nee Allen) and infant son, parents Pricilla and Alexander Hynes, sisters Lillian Samms and Ethel Hynes, brothers Curtis, Harry and Clayton. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 19th at 2:00 p.m. at the Memorial United Church, Curling Street, followed by the internment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GRIFFIN, John James
Aged 71

Passed away at Chilliwack, BC on October 25th, 2002, with dignity and courage. Beloved husband of Mary Theresa Griffin (nee Duke) formerly of Corner Brook and Argentia, NL, father to Stephanie (Lawrence) White and grandfather to John and Neihmia White of Tacoma, Washington, in law to Marion and Peter Fewer of Corner Brook, NL and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and three brothers with one brother and one sister still residing at Markland, NL. John Griffin was born in St. John's, NL, joined the Canadian Army at Markland, NL in 1951, served overseas in the Korean Conflict where he was wounded in action, served with the 23rd Field Sqd. RCE until his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces and operated a Municipal Bus Line until his retirement. The Funeral Mass will take place at All Hallows Church at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 17th, 2003 with Father Ed Terry presiding, with friends and family in attendance. Interment to follow in Chilliwack, BC.


Wednesday, June 18, 2003

DEATHS

HYNES, George Walter
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Walter Hynes announce his peaceful passing on June 16, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 60 years Jean, niece Hilda (Fred) Mitchell, daughters: Hilda (Wilson) Galliott, Carol Piercey, (George Meadus), Myrt (Derm) Traverse; sons: Robert "Barnie" (Joan) Hynes, Clayton (Theresa) Hynes and John (Wanda) Hynes; grandson Bradley Jason (Wendy) Traverse; 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; brothers-in-law: Joseph Curtis, David (Nina) Curtis, Ronald Payne of Hawkes Bay, Jim (Alma) Allen and Bob (Melissa) Allen; sister-in-law Amelia Hynes and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Olive Hynes (nee Allen) and infant son, parents Pricilla and Alexander Hynes, sisters Lillian Samms and Ethel Hynes, brothers Curtis, Harry and Clayton. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 19th at 2:00 p.m. at the Memorial United Church, Curling Street, followed by the internment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, June 19, 2003

DEATHS

DELANEY, Olivera (nee Abbott)
Stephenville Crossing, NL
1931-2003

Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 16, 2003, Olivera Delaney at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville. She will be forever loved and always in the hearts of her children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, extended family and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Gerald and by her parents Sadie and Harold. Visitation began for friends on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral Mass will take place from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption on Thursday, June 19th, 2:30 p.m. with Father Ariel Garcia officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Let your soft embrace surround my heart and comfort me. Now my way is easy as I walk with you in love." (Reflections on the life of St. Theresa)

PIKE, Kathleen (nee Hinks)
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Pike (nee Hinks) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at the age of 64 years. She will be sadly missed by her son Randy (Daphne) Pike of New Brunswick, daughter Ruby (Ken) Peddle of Brampton, two brothers: Ronald (Alice) Hinks of Lourdes, Fintan Hinks of London, Ontario and special friends and caregivers, Vonnie and Andrew Jesso of Piccadilly; five grandchildren: Don, Holly, Jennifer, Sarah, Kayla and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Helen Hinks. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, June 19th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Philomena's Chapel in Three Rock Cove with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock Cove.


Friday, June 20, 2003

DEATH

TOBIN, Ward D. J.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ward D. J. Tobin announce his passing at his residence in Corner Brook on Thursday, June 19, 2003 at the age of 41 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife of 14 years, Beatrice; one son, Dennis; his father Joseph Tobin (Joyce); sisters: Debbie Payne (Calvin) of Pasadena; Joann Scott (Craig) of Corner Brook; brother Jim (Mary Jane) of Corner Brook. A large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother the late Marion (Snooks) Tobin. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church in Curling with Father Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Saturday, June 21, 2003

DEATH

PITTMAN, Sheila Dulcie Bessie (nee Combdon)
Steady Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Pittman announce her passing at her family residence on Friday, June 20th, 2003 at the age of 41 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: her husband, Larry; sons: Brandon and Cody; daughter: Jenna, all of Steady Brook; parents: Claude and Caroline Combdon of Pollards Point; sisters: Gwendolyn (Robert) Wolff of Edmonton, Tiffany (Lyndon) Lewis of Gander, Catherine (Frank) Solenne of Connecticut, U.S.A., brothers: Blake Combdon of Pollards Point, niece: Kelsey and nephews: Colin, Trevor, and Gregory, brother-in-law Craig (Helena) of Pasadena, father-in-law, Wesley, mother-in-law Naomi Pittman of Pasadena. A large circle of relatives and many friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today, 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Tabernacle in Corner Brook with Pastor C. Andrews officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

ENGAGEMENT

GEORGE & MORGAN
Foster and Pauline George of McIvers are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill to Bobby-Lee, son of Jack and Betty Morgan of McIvers. The engagement took place on February 14, 2003 and a summer 2005 wedding is planned. Best wishes from Mom, Dad, family, and friends.

BIRTHS

TOBIN / KELLY
Annette Tobin and Mark Kelly of Ottawa are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Shaelin on February 22, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Michael and Roni Tobin of Stephenville and Roy and Nora Kelly of St. John's.

ISADA
Congratulations to Patrick and Jackie on the birth of their son Zachary Joseph on March 17, 2003 weighing 7 lb. 9 oz. at St. Joseph's Hospital in Toronto, ON. Best wishes come from grandparents Pepito and Gloria Isada, Jerry and Mary Penney, families and friends.

BIRTH & ENGAGEMENT

PENNEY & PENNEY - MURLEY
Hello Everyone. My name is Riley James Penney. I was born April 5, 2003 at 4:04 p.m. weighing in at 6 lb. 5 oz. at the W.M.R.H. in Corner Brook. My mommy Amanda from George's Lake is delighted to announce my arrival. My grandparents, Maud and Roy Penney are also very thrilled to announce the arrival of their 1st grandchild along with my Uncle Roy Allan and Aunt Kelly of Ottawa. I am very happy to announce Aunt Kelly's engagement to my future Uncle Steven Murley, son of Joyce and George Murley from Mt. Moriah. The engagement took place December 25, 2002. Congratulations... I love you guys!

WEDDING

PERRETT & DAWE
David and Cindy Dawe
would like to announce their marriage which took place on May 2, 2003 at Superclubs Breezes, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Witnesses were David and Brenda Parsons of Deer Lake. Cindy is the daughter of Ralph and Lida Perrett of Mt. Moriah and David is the son of William and Emma Dawe of Corner Brook.


Monday, June 23, 2003

DEATHS

HUMPHRIES, Percy Noel
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Noel Humphries announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 22, 2003 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Joyce of 45 years. Daughter Tracy (George), 2 sons Brent (Colleen), and Perry (Florence), 2 grandchildren Ellie and Matthew all of Corner Brook, brothers Jack and Don and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Maxwell and Eva Humphries, brothers Tad and Alvin, sisters Faye and Pansy. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday June 24, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from Oakland United Church with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Parkinson's Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.

TOUROUT, Cyril
Three Rock Cove, NL
Sept. 2, 1932 - June 20, 2003

Passed away on Friday, June 20, 2003 at his family residence, Cyril Tourout of Three Rock Cove at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his close and dearest friend Helen Barter, son: Cyril Jr., Alberta, daughter: Patsy Tourout, Piccadilly, NL; brothers: Hector, Alberta, Aodgus and Richard, Mainland, NL; sisters: Ethel, Mainland, NL, Blanche, Grace, Three Rock Cove, Priscilla, Piccadilly, and Maureen, Cape St. George, many grandchildren, step-children, step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth Anna Tourout, brother Columbus, sister Stella and parents Annie (Young) and John Tourout. Friends may visit St. Philomenia's Chapel, Three Rock Cove on Sunday evening and Monday from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 24 at 2 p.m., Fr. Jan Gal officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Three Rock Cove. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BRAKE, Richard Squires
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2003 surrounded by his loving family, Richard Brake, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his eight children: Richard Jr. (Sara), Stephenville, Roger, Calgary, AB, Janet (Monty) McAuley, Kirk (Marina), Summerside, Andy (Roberta), Deer Lake, Pamela, Sherry (special friend Joanne), and Neville (Terri), Calgary, AB. 20 grandchildren: Becky, Nino, Mary, Natalie, Zachary, Dominic, Vanessa, Donald, Connie, Chad, Corina, Carol, Nadine, Adam, Marcel, Shane, Mason, Anne, Nathan and Caden; four great grandchildren: Kayla, Sheldon, Chelsea and Alex; one sister Mrs. Florence (Joseph) Collier, Corner Brook; special niece Mary Loder, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Anne (nee Maddock) (June 9, 1975), daughter Catherine (1961), sisters, Eva Gaudette (1978), Mary Young (2002) and parents Francis and Jessie Brake. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 24 at 2 p.m., from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, June 24, 2003

DEATH

DUFFY, John Francis
Aguathuna

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Francis Duffy announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, June 23, 2003 at the age of 93 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean on May 8, 2001. He will be sadly missed by his four sons: Joseph Frank (Miriam) Duffy of Port au Port East, Ted Duffy of Aguathuna, William (Irene) Duffy of Port au Port East, John (Ann) Duffy of Kitchener, Ontario and seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, June 25th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Our Lady of Mercy Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ENGAGEMENT

HUBLEY & SIMMS
Congratulations to Robert Hubley and Shelli Simms on their engagement December 22, 2002. Robert is the son of David and Sheila Hubley of Halifax, NS. Shelli is the daughter of Wayne and Debbie Simms of Stephenville, NL. Wedding plans are September 4, 2004.


Wednesday, June 25, 2003

DEATHS

GASH, James Alphonse (Jim)
October 30, 1952 - June 23, 2003

Passed away suddenly at the Health Science Center, St. John's on Monday, Jim Gash of Corner Brook, NL at the age of 50. Left to mourn, his loving wife Bobbi; sons: Jimmy, Jason and Bobby; his mother Ann; brothers: Brian, Chris (Melanie), Mark (Cathy), Paul (Paulette), Joe (Kelly) and sisters: Carol (Bill Elford), Marie (Karl Adams), Helen (Gerry Lougheed), Vicki (Craig Burton) and Jean; mother-in-law and father-in-law Grace and Clarke Martin, sisters-in-law: Gwen Dunphy, Peggy (Dan Sacrey), Susan Martin, Jackie (Tony Duffney) and brother-in-law Roger Martin; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, his co-workers at CBC and a large circle of extended family and friends. Jim was predeceased by his father Jim Sr. (July 26, 1999) and his brother Terry (December 27, 1987). The funeral mass will be held Friday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Father Joseph Gash officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary School, to which Jim gave tirelessly. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MILLEY, Albert George
79 Ohio Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert George Milley announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, June 23, 2003 at the age of 66 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mildred and four sons: Donald Milley of Toronto, Douglas (Myra) Milley, John (Heather) Milley, Stephen (Lynette) Milley, all of Stephenville and one daughter, Nancy (Casey) MacDonald of Oxford House, Northern Manitoba, one sister Vera Randell of Corner Brook; three grandchildren: Andrew, Phillip and Amber Milley and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Mabel Milley, brother-in-law Donald Randell. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Zion Pentecostal Church, Caroline Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BENOIT, Margaret (nee Lainey)
Mainland, NL
1922 - 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Benoit announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 in her 80th year. She will be sadly missed by her family, sons: Walter Jr. (Rose), Nicholas (Janet), Ignatius, Ivan (Gwen), Brian (Jacqueline), Terry (Cathy) and Douglas, all of Mainland; daughters: Theresa (John Dingwell), Corner Brook, Ivy (Edward Collier), Mainland, Sharon (Cal LeCoure), Lourdes, Sylvia (Glen Ryan), PEI and Sherisse (Howard Hall), Three Rock Cove; eighteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, as well as a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Walter Benoit Sr., brothers Anatole and Michael Lainey, sisters Mary Jo Tucker and Johanna Cornect, daughters Christy and Betsy, grandsons Nick, Terry and Roy. The family will be receiving friends from St. Ann's Roman Catholic Chapel, Mainland, from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m., Sister Gertrude Scott officiating, followed by interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Ann's Chapel Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, June 26, 2003

DEATHS

YOUNG, George Sr.
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Young announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at the age of 65 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Catherine; children: Linda (Bernard), New Brunswick, Michael (Sherry), Henrietta (Darren) Simon, George (Tracy), Lorie (Gerard) Lucas all of Stephenville Crossing, Guy (Eileen), St. John's, Faron (Nicole), Deer Lake, Georgina McFatridge, Isaac (Lisa) both of New Brunswick; 16 grandchildren; brothers: Frank and Melvin. He was predeceased by parents William and Annabelle, sister Ida and brothers Percy, Robert, Arthur and Guy. Visitation will begin for friends on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday 9-11 a.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The funeral mass will be held on Friday, June 27th at 1:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing with Father Ariel Garcia officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ROWE, Hubert Gilbert (Gil)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Gilbert Rowe announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the age of 73 years. He was predeceased by his parents Frances and Frederick Rowe, sisters Rosalie and husband Norm Brake, Ethel and husband Carl Pettipas, brother Frederick and wife Magdalen Rowe. Gilbert will be sadly missed by his devoted wife of 53 years, Maud (nee Best); five children: Elsie (Wince) Crewe, Hubert (Lorraine) Rowe, Judy (Joe) Keough, Gwen (Clev) Rodway, Susan (Rod) Antle, all residing in Corner Brook; special niece Jean (Eric) Brake, Meadows. Poppy Gil will be remembered and forever loved by his 12 grandchildren: Heather and fiancé Steven, Sara, Allison and husband Frederic Jost, Aaron, Whitney, Melanie, Melissa, Joshua, Kyle, Erika, Ryan and Andrew. Leaving to mourn an extended family of sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Friends at Partridgeberry point cabins gave Gil and his family countless wonderful memories to cherish. Gil was a proud member of The Papermakers Union 242 for approximately 40 years. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 27th 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. Marks Avenue Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and the First United Church Restoration Fund will be graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, June 27, 2003

DEATHS

BENNETT, Catherine (Katie)
Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine (Katie) Bennett announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at the age of 67 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Arnold (Rachel) Bennett and Bobby Bennett, all of Nova Scotia; and Perry (Bernadette) Bennett of Ontario; seven daughters: Theresa (Wayne) Bennett, Joanne (Gordon) Flemming, and Shirley Bennett, all of Nova Scotia; Elaine (Charlie) Joyce and Debbie Bennett, all of Barachois Brook; Audrey Bennett of Montreal; Carol Bennett of Stephenville Crossing and her mother, Genevieve Wheeler of Black Duck; two brothers: Daniel Wheeler of Stephenville Crossing and Tom Wheeler of Ontario; seven sisters: Maureen (Hilary) Alexander and Margaret (Jim) Strickland, all of Stephenville Crossing; Jane Hayward and Eva Wheeler, both of Maine; Mona Matteo of Ontario; and Rosemary Wheeler and Linda Wheeler, both of Montreal; 16 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her two sons: Farron and Tony, her father Richard Wheeler, sisters Pearl and Sandra, and brothers Clayton and Jerome. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 28th at 11:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

CHYNN, Prudence Dinah
Deer Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Prudence Chynn announce her passing on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at the age of 97 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Victor, Grand Falls; Winston (Margaret) and George (Regina), Deer Lake, daughters: Gertie, Dulcie, Laura, Janet, Phyllis (Alonzo) Osmond, Deer Lake, and Melvina (Walter) Renouf, Toronto; daughter-in-law Daisy and special friend Phyllis Clench, fifty grandchildren, eighty nine great-grandchildren and twenty eight great-great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, four children: Ken, Lester, Shirley and Derrick, three sons-in-law: Arch Legge, Harvey Goosney and Earl Loveless, daughter-in-law Annie Cassell and two grandsons: Brian and Bernard. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 29th, at 2:30 p.m. from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Pastor Snow officiating, followed by interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ROWE, Hubert Gilbert (Gil)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hubert Gilbert Rowe announce his peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the age of 73 years. He was predeceased by his parents Frances and Frederick Rowe, sisters Rosalie and husband Norm Brake, Ethel and husband Carl Pettipas, brother Frederick and wife Magdalen Rowe. Gilbert will be sadly missed by his devoted wife of 53 years, Maud (nee Best); five children: Elsie (Wince) Crewe, Hubert (Lorraine) Rowe, Judy (Joe) Keough, Gwen (Clev) Rodway, Susan (Rod) Antle, all residing in Corner Brook; brother Allan and wife Betty; special niece Jean (Eric) Brake, Meadows. Poppy Gil will be remembered and forever loved by his 12 grandchildren: Heather and fiancé Steven, Sara, Allison and husband Frederic Jost, Aaron, Whitney, Melanie, Melissa, Joshua, Kyle, Erika, Ryan and Andrew. Leaving to mourn an extended family of sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Friends at Patridgeberry point cabins gave Gil and his family countless wonderful memories to cherish. Gil was a proud member of The Papermakers Union 242 for approximately 40 years. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and the First United Church Restoration Fund will be graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PELLEY, Dawson Eli Edward William
Deer Lake
May 31st, 2003 - June 24th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of baby Dawson Pelley announce his passing on Tuesday, June 24th, 2003 at the Sick Children's Hospital in Toronto. He will be always remembered and loved by his parents Dawn and Darren Pelley, his sister Darcy, his grandparents Norman George of Howley and Reg and Susan Pelley of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives. He was predeceased by his grandmothers Pamela George and Shirley Pelley. Visitation will take place today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sick Children's Hospital. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep"

ORFORD, Mary Ada (June) (nee Lavers)
Kitchener, Ontario
(Formerly of Deer Lake)
June 7th, 1946 - June 23rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Ada Orford announce her passing on Monday, June 23rd, 2003 at her family residence. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Robert (Carla) Orford and Nelson (Karen) Orford both of Kitchener, Ontario; four grandchildren: Dylan, Taylor, Corey and Emma; four sisters: Jeanette Janes, Helen (Leslie) Humphrey, Valma (Gary) Bennett all of Deer Lake, Zita Cullihall of Fort McMurray, Alberta; three brothers: Harvey (Millicent) of Fort McMurray, Brendan (Mary) Lavers, Jim (Shirley) both of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Sherlock in 1980, mother Minnie in 2000 and brother Sherlock Jr. in 1993. Visitation will take place Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Aiden Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DWYER, Robert E. J.
Port Au Port

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert E. J. Dwyer announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at the age of 52 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Noreen and one son, Allan Dwyer of New Brunswick, and three daughters: Heather Dwyer of New Brunswick, Erin Dwyer and Colleen Dwyer, both of Port au Port and two sisters: Iris (Eugene) Landry of Springfield, Massachusetts, Barbara Anne Dwyer of Brampton, Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, June 28th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West with Father John Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, June 28, 2003

DEATHS

RODWAY, Victor Jonathan
Deer Lake
July 24th, 1919 - June 26th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victor Rodway announce his passing on Thursday, June 26th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Maude Rodway (nee Slade), three sons: Don (Barbara) Garson of Ontario, Kevin of Deer Lake, and Harold (Trudy) of Deer Lake; three daughters: Shirley (Michael) Fulton of Markham, Ontario, Wanda of Deer Lake and Nina (Philippe) Chevalier of Scarborough, Ontario. Five grandchildren: Christine, Bobby, Darryl, Jonathan and Tommy; two great-grandchildren Alexandra and Sydney-Rose. Two sisters Elizabeth Peach of Arnolds Cove and Linda Rodway of Clarenville. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Matilda Rodway, daughter Annie, brother Cleverly. Visitation will take place Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. A Memorial Service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. from Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LAYDEN, William John Sr.
Corner Brook, NL
Sept. 22, 1922 - June 27, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William (Bill) Layden Sr. announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, June 27th, 2003 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife May (nee Pieroway); four children: Stan (Rose), Steady Brook, Bill Jr. (Linda), Corner Brook, Diane Byrne (Bud), Hughes Brook and Shirley Ryan (Reg), Summerside. Six grandchildren: Donna, Margaret, Stanley, Paul, Todd and Nicole. Seven great-grandchildren: Erica, Lance, Michael, Nicholas, Jonathan, Dylan and Dwayne; sister-in-law Catherine Layden, brother-in-law Howard Marshall, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandson Glen Layden, and brothers Hedley and Cecil, sister Drucella and parents Gilbert and Harriett Layden. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 29, at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Ever Remembered Ever Loved Forever In Our Hearts

POMEROY, Hilda Winifred
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Pomeroy announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, June 27, 2003 at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her brother George of Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Pierce (Marion) of Corner Brook and Stan. She was predeceased by her parents Richard and Elsie Blackwood; brothers: Martian and Charles; sisters: Ann, Maude and Susie; sisters-in-law: Bride and Genieve. At her request, cremation has taken place and there will be a Private Memorial Service to take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

ELLIOTT, Joan (Brake)
1946 - 2002
Celebration of Peace

Family and friends of the late Joan (Brake) Elliott of Meadows, will hold a Memorial Service on Sunday, June 29, 2003, 2:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, Meadows. Joan is the daughter of Jessie and the late Stanley Brake of Meadows. She is predeceased by her sister Jubilee, brother Samuel, grandparents Joseph and Beatrice (Butt) Brake, Hayward and Minnie (Dawe) Brake. Joan died in Oakville, Ontario, October 16, 2002, after a lengthy struggle with cancer.

BIRTHS

WHITE
Stephanie Erin
, born April 1, 2003 to Michelle and Peter White of St. John's. Proud grandparents are Olive and Algon Park of Steady Brook and Hope and Ivan White of Halifax. Great-grandparents are Annie and Raymond Park of Cox's Cove.

WOOD
Robert, Jackie and big brother Riley are pleased to announce our newest addition. Julia Maddison Wood was born on June 7, 2003 at the Rockeyview General Hospital in Calgary Alberta. She weighed in at 7 lb. 9 oz. and stretched out to 21 inches. We would like to thank the staff at the Rockeyview as well as our family and friends in Newfoundland and Calgary for their support. Our lives have been blessed again!

ENGAGEMENT

HUNT & MITCHELL
Gordon & Judy Hunt of Mt. Moriah are pleased to announce the engagement of their only daughter Teena Peggy Michelle to Paul Christopher, son of Bruce & Marie Mitchell of Curling. The engagement took place December 2002. A September 2004 wedding is planned. Congratulations from all your family & friends.

HOWELL & PUFF
Mr. & Mrs. Max Howell of Stephenville Crossing proudly announce the engagement of their youngest daughter Leah Marie to James William Puff, son of William Puff of Quispampsis, NB and Isabelle McHardy of Victoria, BC. The wedding will be taking place on August 9, 2003.


Monday, June 30, 2003

DEATHS

POMEROY, Hilda Winifred
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda Pomeroy announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, June 27, 2003 at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her brothers: George & Pierce (Marion) both of Corner Brook; brother-in-law Stan and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Richard and Elsie Blackwood, brothers Martian and Charles, sisters Anne, Maude and Susie, sisters-in-law Bride and Genieve. At her request cremation has taken place and there will be a private memorial service to take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

MCCARTHY, Reginald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald McCarthy announce his passing at the Health Sciences Center, St. John's, NL on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his four children: Michael (Barb) of Toronto, ON, Margaret Parsons (Mike) of Foxtrap, NL, Karen McCarthy of Ontario and Gary McCarthy of Corner Brook, NL. Nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Sisters Milda & Dot, also a large circle of family and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, Emma. Brothers Ron, Jim & Don. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camancho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

PAYNE, Gertrude
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Gertrude Payne announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, January 10th, 2003 at the age of 89 years. She will be sadly missed by her son Wayne and her daughter-in-law Audrey Payne of Corner Brook; two grandchildren: Craig (Lisa) and Jann (Craig) Drover all residing in Ontario; five great-grandchildren: Christopher, Crystal, Dalton and Amy Rose Payne and Nathan Drover; her sister-in-law and special friend Grace Baker of St. John's. She will also be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, and special friends Edna and George Burt of Lewisporte. She is predeceased by her husband Bert and her grandson Mark, her brothers Gordon, Stewart, Norman and Harry and her sisters Violet and Georgina. A memorial service will be held at the Oakland United Church on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment will be held at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

OLLERHEAD, Rita Mary
WWII Veteran
Royal Canadian Air Force

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center on Saturday, June 28, 2003, Rita Mary Ollerhead (nee Power) formerly of Calvert, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband Roland Casper Ollerhead, brothers Gus, Greg and Peter; sisters Essie, Katie and Mary Frances. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Jerry (Patricia), Max (Wanda) and Gregory; daughters Carmel (Tom), Jean (Lee), Ellen (Jerry) and Marie (Wing); beloved grandchildren Pamela, Michelle, Karen, Peter, Dana, Scott, Farron, Brad, Jonathan, Sarah, Derek, Jeff and Steve. Sister Jean Boyle, Boston, brother Anthony Power, Long Island, nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends, especially her friends at The Caribou Pavilion, and in Corner Brook and Main Brook. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 1st, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Church, Calvert with interment to follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ferryland. Flowers gratefully accepted.

BROWN, Clayton H.
16 Pleasant Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clayton H. Brown announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday, June 29, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the age of 56 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Mary Caroline Brown of Stephenville and two brothers: Maxwell (Audrey) Brown of Stephenville, Derek (Barbara) Brown of Corner Brook, four sisters: Vera Brown (Alvin Brinston), Carolyn Brown, all of Stephenville, Daisy (Carl) Buffett of Hamilton, Dianne Brown (Jeff Rosko) of Stephenville and Uncle Harvey (Ruby) Brown, Aunt Blanche Parrott and nieces and nephews: Gary, Carrie, David, Gerard, Tracey, Andrew, James, Steven, Christopher, Leslie, Nancy and a large circle of relatives and friends, especially a wide circle of friends at Gull Pond. He was predeceased by his father Wilfred James Brown on June 23, 1996 and nephew Barry John Brown on November 24, 1978. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 1st at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (June 30, 2003)

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