Share/Save/Bookmark

Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

Newfoundland's West Coast Vital Statistics
The Western Star Newspaper
June 2004

 

Tuesday, June 1, 2004, edition of The Western Star
(published daily in Corner Brook, Newfoundland)

DEATHS

MAYNARD, Ambrose
August 19, 1922 - May 28, 2004
Rocky Harbour

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ambrose Maynard announce his passing on Friday, May 28th, 2004 at his family residence in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his six daughters: Dorothy (Milton) Payne, Masie (Bruce) Boose, Eyvonne (Dean) Blanchard, Edith, Frances, and Shirley Maynard; his sons: Wesley (Masie) Maynard, Raymond, Wilfred, Calvin, Andrew, Baxter Maynard, Milton (Karen) Maynard; nineteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; his sisters: Dorothy Hillard, Louise (Harold) Ryan and Margaret Green; his brothers: Wallace (Helen), Stan and Hazel Maynard, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Frances and parents Mike and Ada Maynard; his brothers: Andrew and Garfield; his aunt Maude Hillard and Myrtle Mayor. Visitation will take place from St. Luke's United Church, Norris Point, starting on Tuesday, June 1st, 2004, where funeral services will take place on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004 at 2:30 p.m., with Rev. Raymond Clouter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers graciously accepted. Donations made to Diabetic Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"
Note: To anyone who is interested in this obit, The correct death date is May 27, 2004 - Sandy (Alexander Payne)

PARK, Raymond
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Park announce his passing on Sunday, May 30th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Annie (nee Payne); son: Algon (Olive) Park, Steady Brook; daughters: Lida (Wayne) Pear, Cox's Cove, and Beulah (Roy) Hillier, Kitchener, ON; grandchildren: Michelle White (Peter), St. John's, Dale Park (Jennifer), Steady Brook, Tammy Whalen, Mississauga, ON, Krista and Nathan Pear, Cox's Cove; three great-grandchildren: Lucas Raymond and Jessica Park, and Stephanie White; sisters: Lillian Abbott (Ralph), Geraldine Cox (Walter), Hilda Park (Dave), and Julie Osbourne (Scott), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Russell Felix Park, January, 1942. Friends may visit the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Roy Hillier officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Gideons. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

LOVELL, Esau
McIvers, NL
October 1, 1927 - May 30, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of Esau Lovell announce his passing on Sunday, May 30th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife of 56 years, Rosie; six children: Beulah (Donald), Wilfred (Juanita), Allen (Lorraine), Joseph (Marjorie), Harold (Marina) and Rosanne (Daryl); 13 grandchildren: Michael, Darren, Fenton, Trevor, Dewy, Tina, Tanya, Vanessa, Kenny, Blair, Timmy, Alicia and Trina; 11 great grandchildren: Shaun, Brayden, Kobe, Jamie, Justin, Brianna, Abigail, Hayley, Colby, Marcus and Felicity; four brothers: Albert (Angie), Sandy (Patsy), Samuel (Kitty), Richard (Inez); six sisters: Hannah (William), Molly (Roland), Florence, Nettie (Donald), Marina (Gerald) and Josephine (Samuel); sister-in-law Florence Lovell, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Elizabeth Lovell, brothers William and Maurice, sisters Emma Blanchard and Mildred Park and Greta Lovell, brothers-in-law George Brake and Lawrence Blanchard and Benjamin Park. Grandson Rusty Lovell. Friends may visit the Epiphany Anglican Church, McIvers on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

FRY, Wilfred Freeman Quinton
August 12, 1948 - May 30, 2004
Deer Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Freeman Quinton Fry announce his passing on Sunday, May 30th, 2004 at the Salvation Army Citadel. He will be sadly missed by daughters: Jacqueline (Spencer) Lush, Angela (Stephen) Rowsell and Vanessa Fry (Cory) Bartlett, all of Deer Lake; two grandchildren: Emma-Lee Lush and Colin Rowsell; parents: Harold and Violet Fry; eight brothers: Walwyn (Mary), Andrew, Edgar, George (Dana), Reginald, Stephen (Sharon), Jeffrey (Trina) and John; seven sisters: Marilyn (Bruce), Geraldine (Eugene), Sharon (Eric), Audrey (Jeff), Pauline, Jennifer, Margaret (Bud), also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Blossom. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral will take place Wednesday, June 2nd, from the Salvation Army Citadel, Deer Lake, with Capts. Terry and Bonnie Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Wights Road. By request of family donations made to the Salvation Army Denial Fund (Missionary) would graciously be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Wednesday, June 2, 2004, edition of The Western Star
(published daily in Corner Brook, Newfoundland)

DEATHS

CHAFFEY, Greta Mildred
St. David's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Greta Mildred Chaffey announce her passing on Monday, May 31st, 2004 at her family residence in St. David's at the age of 94. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons: Chesley (Carmel), Stephenville, Taylor (Eileen), St. David's, daughter Sandra (Paul) Shallow, Marystown; grandchildren: Sean, Ian, Dana, Deirdre, Susan, Maria; great-grandchildren: Shauna Faye, Megan, Ryan, Joshua, Graham, Hilary and Rose; sister Edwina Cook, Halifax, NS, brother Charlie Goulding, Toronto, ON; sister-in-law Rosena Chaffey of St. David's. She is predeceased by her husband Jerry. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m. at the St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church in St. David's from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 3rd at 2 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are accepted and or donations may be made to the St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing.

CORBIN, John William
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Corbin announce his passing on Monday, May 31st, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Jane, Summerside, and Jackie, Hughs Brook; seven grandchildren: Twila, Daniel, Bradley, Paul, Brandon, Cory and Jason; brothers: Frank (Dorothy), Corner Brook, and Joe (Alice), Calgary, AB; nieces and nephews: John and Joanne Corbin, and Terry and Annemarie Corbin, as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Dorcas, 1999; son Joe; parents Frank and Jane; brothers: Tom and Ambrose; sisters: Margaret, Janet and Mary. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Thursday, June 3, 2004, edition of The Western Star
(published in Corner Brook, Newfoundland daily Monday-Saturday)

DEATHS

LEGGE, Christina
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Christina Legge announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Joey Legge (Rose) of Stephenville Crossing, Edward (Greta) Legge of Stephenville Crossing and one sister, Florence (Charlie) Dubay of St. George's and grandchildren: James Legge, Daniel Legge, Michael Legge, Devin Legge, Viveca Legge and great-grandchild, Alicia and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Legge. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 4th 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.

LEGGE, Michael James
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael James Legge announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by two sons: Joey Legge (Rose) of Stephenville Crossing, Edward (Greta) Legge of Stephenville Crossing and four brothers: Joseph Legge of Gander, John (Shirley) Legge of Sweet Bay, William (Rose) Legge of Sweet Bay, Edward (Tina) Legge of Sweet Bay and five grandchildren: James Legge, Daniel Legge, Michael Legge, Devin Legge, Viveca Legge and one great-grandchild, Alicia and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 4th 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.

BRAKE, Elizabeth M. (Eliza)
1912 - 2004

Passed peacefully away Wednesday June 2, 2004 Elizabeth M. Brake (Eliza) at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories special nieces: Yvonne Sheppard (George), Patsy Murphy (Pat), Norman Bourgeois (Catherine), Otto Bourgeois (Karen), Donnie Bourgeois (Ellen); grand nephews: Gary, Paul and Joseph Bourgeois, grand nieces Tanya Power and Kim Burton, one sister Olive Pawley and family, one brother Fred McLeod (Marion) and family, step-daughters: Rosie Brake and family, Nishey Dolomount and family, step son Stan Brake and family and numerous other nieces, nephews, step grandchildren and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Charles Best and second husband Joseph Brake; sisters: Mable, Dorcas, Dulcie, Mary Ann; brothers: William, Alex, Ronald, Cecil and Malcolm. The funeral service will be held Friday, June 4th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street Reverend Ed King officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

HOUSE, Rexwell Kingsford Hollis
Daniel's Harbour
January 8, 1931 - June 1, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rexwell Kingsford Hollis House announce his passing on Tuesday, June 1st, 2004 at his family residence in his 73rd year. He will be sadly missed by: his loving wife Elsie (nee Payne); two sons: Danny (Paulette) and Vincent (Rhoda), both of Daniel's Harbour; three daughters: Lola (Clyde) Patey of Daniel's Harbour, Wanda (Ray) Knee of Grand Falls-Windsor, and Joan (Dwight) House of Daniel's Harbour; his grandchildren: Jason (Janet), Danielle (Frank), Yancy (Collette), Steve, Mandy (Brad), Trina (Dave), Kelly (Corwin), Vanessa, Desiree, Angelica, Benji (Melissa), Joey, and Jacy; six great-grandchildren: Kristen, Christopher, Christian, Connor, Lucas, and Taylor; two sisters: Olga Wentzell of Daniel's Harbour and Marion Biggin of Birchy Head; one brother: Guy House of Daniel's Harbour; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ada & Freeman House, sister Olive Wentzell, brother Carl House and brother-in-law Arch House. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour, today, Thursday, where also funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m., with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WHEELER, Edward (Roy)
Seymour Arm, BC

Passed away peacefully on March 6, 2004, Roy Wheeler with his loving, devoted wife at his side. Beloved husband of Milena (nee Piorecka). Missed by his children, Hana, Daniela and Leon and grandson Jarrett. Loving father of Patti-Lynn and Bruce (Cambridge), Paul (Orillia), Brenda and Theo (Germany), David and Sheri (Sault Ste. Marie), Beth and Paul (Kenora). Dear sweet brother of Ivor and Tom (NL), Jerome (Acton), Vincent (Vancouver), Mary and Marie (Guelph). Loving son of the late Hubert S. Wheeler (1960), and Edna E. Wheeler (nee Gillam) (1997), brother Ronnie. Loved grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 2. He will be greatly missed by all his nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 4th, from 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 5th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Ambrose Church, John's Beach, Canon David Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.


Friday, June 4, 2004, edition of The Western Star
(published in Corner Brook, Newfoundland daily Monday-Saturday)

DEATHS

RETIEFFE, Bertina
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertina Retieffe announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by seven daughters: Marg (Cliff) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Helen (Lewis) of Lourdes, Tina (Jerry) of Scarborough, Ontario, Vera of Stephenville, Patricia (Phonse) of Benoit's Cove, Jean of Ontario, Linda (Roy) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and two sons: Lloyd of Mississauga, Ontario, Glen (Sandy) of Lourdes and two sisters: Rita Burrell of Port au Port, Delsie Young of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, 29 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael and two sons, Larry and Patrick. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, June 7th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, June 5, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BROCKWAY, Ivy Jean (Nee: Sheppard)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Jean Brockway announce her passing on Thursday, June 3rd, 2004. She was surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: David Brockway (Joyce), Karen George (Tom), Monty Brockway (Karen), Wanda Baker (Brad Morgan), Tom Brockway (Maureen), Vicky Brake (Tom), Roger Brockway (Sandra), and Barry Brockway (Patricia); 20 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; one sister Jessie Park; brother-in-law Albert Brockway (Kay); sisters-in-law Jenny Hynes (Harry) and Nellie Brockway; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald Brockway and one son, Wayne Brockway. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 7th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Canon Ed King officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 & 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.
"To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die."

MOUNT, Glenn Robert
Dartmouth, NS
Age 73.

Passed away peacefully May 19, 2004, in hospital surrounded by his family, and will be forever missed and dearly loved by them. He was the former employee of F.W. Woolworth's Ltd., 18 years of which were spent in Corner Brook, NL. He enjoyed the outdoors, family life and his dogs. Surviving are his wife, the former Kathleen "Kay" Sangster; sons: Steve, Dartmouth; Kris (Heather), Jason (Lisa), both of Lawrencetown; sister, Dawn (Doug) Dockrill, Seabright; two nephews. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society. On-line e-mails to: 1065@alderwoods.com
"Keep Happy"

BIRTH

GARCIN
Shirley and Bob Cave are pleased to announce the arrival of their 2nd grandchild, Cody Robert Garcin, born April 27, 2004 weighing 8 lb., at IWK Grace Hospital in Halifax. Congratulations to the proud parents Sherry and Darren Garcin and from grandmother Rhoda Butt and the Cave family.

COISH
Troy and Mandi are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy Brayden Donovan, born January 18, 2004, weighing 8 lb. 15½ oz. Proud grandparents are Dean & Debbie Young (aunt Melissa), Lloyd & Elaine Coish (aunt Tammy & aunt Trina).

ENGAGEMENT

BLANCHARD / MARSDEN
Nathan is very happy to announce the engagement of his mother Sherry-Lynn Blanchard to Collin Marsden, which took place this Easter in Burgeo. Congratulations come from their families and friends in Meadows and Burgeo. A July 2005 wedding is planned.

WEDDING

SNOW / CLARKE
Terry and Carol Snow of Corner Brook, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Terri-Lynn to Colin Clarke, son of Judy Brown of Englee, on October 11, 2003 at Holy Redeemer Parish, with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. The couple were attended by Matron of Honor, Jennifer Schulz, Maid of Honor, Jo-ann Froud, Bridesmaids: Carol Robbins, Paula Goosney and Connie Clarke; Best Man, Jamie Brenton, Groomsmen: Todd Randell, Albert Mitchell Jr., Kent Randell and Michael Snow. A reception followed at the Royal Canadian Legion, with a second reception in Englee on October 18th. Best wishes from family and friends.

BENNETT & HANCOCK
Angela Bennett
and Murray Bernard Hancock were united in marriage in a very beautiful ceremony by Edward Payne at the Glynmill Inn, Corner Brook on April 16, 2004. Angela is the daughter of Fred and Hilda Bennett, Murray is the son of Bernard and Dorothy Hancock. Angela and Murray work and reside in Irishtown.

50th ANNIVERSARY

KENNY
Rosemary and Gus Kenny
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on June 5, 1954, by the late Reverend Father Thomas Moakler at St. Patrick's Church in St. John's. It is with much love that Rob, Gus, Bernadette, Suzanne, Bernard, Brian, Sean, sons- and daughters-in-law, and 11 grandchildren wish them a day filled with beautiful memories and a happy, healthy future. An anniversary celebration will be held in July.

40th ANNIVERSARY

HOLLAHAN
Tom and Linda Hollahan
of Pasadena will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married on June 6, 1964, in Toronto. Congratulations from their four children Paul (Lisa), Debbie (Jim) Duane (Emily) and Chad (Trish) and their eight grandchildren. A celebration is being planned for later this month.


Monday, June 7, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BUNGAY, Isaac
Burgeo, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ISAAC BUNGAY announce his passing on Saturday, June 5th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mary; eight children: Yvonne MacDonald (Cyril), Eugene Bungay, Tony Bungay (Catherine), Juanita Peddle (Brian), Danny Bungay, Michelle Bungay, Hubert Bungay (Audrey Young), Audrey Bungay, six grandchildren Corey MacDonald, Christina Bungay, Douglas Bungay, Dylan Bungay, Samantha Bungay, Jonathan Bungay; special friends Sandra Windsor and Miranda Thornhill, sister Audrey Courtney. He was predeceased by sister Bessie and parents Walter & Mary Bungay. The family will be receiving friends at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo on Monday followed by the funeral service Tuesday, June 8th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Harrison Heidel officiating. The interment will be held at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

CROCKER, Bessie Fannie (Nee Hann)
Trout River
May 1, 1939 - June 5, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bessie Fannie Crocker announce her passing on Saturday, June 5, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 65th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Thomas, her children Debra (Samuel) Parsons, Mabel (Hector) White, Tate (Kay) Crocker, Calvin (Joy) Crocker, Brent (Gloria) Crocker, Howard (Neta) Crocker, Jacqueline (Alfred) Barnes, Leroy (Marcy) Crocker, Wannetta (Corey) Crocker, Keith (Trina) Crocker, Bernice (Jason) Crocker, Avril (Derrick) Crocker, 28 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren. Three sisters: Whelemena Snooks, Yvonne Crocker, and Neta Hann, two brothers: Manuel Hann and William Hann, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Ira Crocker, grandson Blair Crocker, parents Robert and Theresa Hann. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Trout River today, Monday where also funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clouter 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"

GARNIER, Anthony
Stephenville Crossing, NL

Passed away suddenly, ANTHONY GARNIER aged 80 years on June 04, 2004. Leaving to mourn his sudden passing, his wife Gladys of 56 years, nine children: Curtis (Dorothy), Churchill Falls, Isadore (Dolly), Shallop Cove, Sharron (Clarence Louvelle), Stephenville Crossing, Melita (George Bennett), Stephenville Crossing, Cavelle (Clyde Snook), Flat Bay, Clifton (Pauline), Goose Bay, Stella (Werner Binder), Ontario, Angela (Tony Sheppard), Ontario, Kevin, Stephenville; one sister, Angela Benes, Stephenville; sixteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Predeceased by granddaughter Trina Garnier, November 1999. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 8th at 11:00 a.m. from the Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Rev. Father John Collins officiating. Interment at the Assumption Cemetery, Brook Street. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Tuesday, June 8, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BATSON, Gerald
Labrador City

With sadness the family of the late Gerald Batson announce his passing at Labrador City on June 5, 2004 in his 79th year. Left with fond memories are his wife of 53 years, Blanche (nee Hutchings), daughter Linda (Roy) Harris, sons: Don (Janet), Terry (Valerie), Steve (Debbie), his brother Jack (Mamie), sisters: Aletha Jones, Nellie Ivany, Phyllis Piercey; brother-in-law Clyde (Joan) Hutchings; sisters-in-law Sarah Strickland, Effie Baldwin, Vera King and Nora Hutchings. Gerry also had seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and special family friend Ivy Harris. His parents Joseph and Amy and daughter Beverly Ann predeceased him. The funeral took place from the Salvation Army at Labrador City, June 8, 2004.

PARSONS, Ralph William
Deer Lake
Sept. 11th, 1943 - June 7th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph William Parsons announce his passing on Monday, June 7th, 2004 at his family residence in his 60th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary (nee Barnes). His children: Rick (Karen) of Deer Lake, Tony of Glenwood, BC; Fred (Valerie) of Ottawa, Shawn (Alice), Perry, both of Kitchener, Gary, Darren, Dennis, all of Deer Lake. His grandchildren, Justin, Ryan, Austin, Jordan, Joshua. His father Robert Parsons, his brothers and sisters: Wilson (Mary) Parsons, of Kitchener, Alice (Artie) Reid of Reidville, Henry of Kitchener, Masie (Sylvester) Blank of Kitchener, Chris of Kitchener, Loretta (Terry) Rowsell of Deer Lake, Doreen (Truman) Osmond of Hampden, Rick of Deer Lake, Lillian of Cambridge, Linda (Terry) Tower of PEI and Millie (Doug) Graves of Nova Scotia. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Pearl and grandson Matthew. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Capts. Bonnie and Terry Hopkins 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 9, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

EATON, William Henry Bell
Pasadena
William Eaton
, A Royal Navy veteran of the Second World War and an experienced bush pilot who began his career flying the E.P.A. mail plane in the mid-fifties, passed away Tuesday, June 8th, 2004 after a short illness. He was 82. Bill was well known and loved by many across the island and Labrador. Originally from St. John's, he and his wife Alicia (Norris) lived in Gander, Baie Verte, Goose Bay and retired in Pasadena in 1983. Bill, son of the late Daisy and William Eaton of St. John's; brother to the late Campbell Eaton, Helen Smith, Douglas Eaton, Allister Eaton, Daisy Delong and David Eaton; father to Margo Eaton, Norris and Marina Eaton, Kathie and Chris Paterson, Alicia and Gary Dean and James and the late Val Eaton and grandfather to Allison Eaton, Caitlin Paterson and Erin Paterson. A memorial service will be held at All Hallows Church, Corner Brook on Friday, June 11 at 11 a.m., Father Peddle officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. In his memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Corner Brook www.fillatre.ca

MARCH, Queenie Myra Louise
Corner Brook, NL
November 26, 1920 - June 8, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of Queenie March announce her passing on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, two children: Valda (Toots) Rhodes, Pennsylvania and Gordon (Dorothy) March, Lady Cove, Trinity Bay; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Karen March and son Jay Vincent, Corner Brook; Paula Oram and children Chad and Alicia, Ontario; David March and children Ashley and Cody, NS; Janet March and children Blake and Holly, NS; Vanessa Billington and children Ashley, JR and April, USA; Carlotta (Pix) Cross and children Sterling, Todd and Valda, USA; Isis Rhodes and her daughter Searah, USA; sisters-in-law: Minnie, Winnie and Pearl Sharpe; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband William James, 1975; son Vincent Woodrow, 1981; daughter-in-law Marion March, 1997; grandson Norman Vincent, 1979; brothers Boyce, Bill and Jim Sharpe; sisters Olive Hart and Rita Brinston; and brothers-in-law Weldon Hart and Stan Brinston. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday morning, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Fillatre's Funeral Home www.fillatre.ca

JONES, Kevin Joseph
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kevin Joseph Jones announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on June 8th, 2004 at the age of 68. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Mary (Nee: Greene); five children: Joy Greene (Ron), Dorothy Burton (Jim), Dawn Ayers (Doug), Josephine Pye (Tony), and Joseph Jones (Donna); ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five stepchildren: John, Donna (Wayne), Rita (Frank), Rosie (Sam), Colleen, and their families, all living in Toronto; one great-aunt: Mary Brothers; six brothers: Reg, Pat, Fred, Lloyd, Gus, Hughie, and their families; nine sisters: Eileen, Una, Madonna, Gladys, Hilda, Melinda, Doris, Pauline, Sylvia, and their families; and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Dorothy Jones, first wife Doris, son Kevin Jr., daughter Mary Faye, and brothers Bill and Gerald. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SHARPE, Susan
23 Valley Road, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susan Sharpe announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Raymond Sharpe of Stephenville and two daughters: Winnie (Eric) Baggs of Topsail, Barbara (Les) Lush of Cambridge, Ontario and four grandchildren: Eric, Jennifer, Shasta, Samantha, three great-grandchildren: Victoria, Asia and Elijah and special homecare workers: Helen Walsh, Madonna Holloway and very special friend and neighbour Winnie Pike and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Sharpe in 1995 and her son, Jerry Sharpe in 1956. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. The family will be accepting friends at the family residence (23 Valley Road, Stephenville) on Saturday, June 12th from 2-4 p.m. Memorial Service and interment will take place at a later date in Green's Harbour. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the First United Church, Stephenville would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, June 10, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

BASHA, Mark Richard
Corner Brook, NL
March 30, 1962 - June 9, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mark Basha announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 42 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Katherine (nee Gill); daughter Lena Mallory; son Benjamin; mother Mary; brother Andrew, Alberta; sisters: Carolyn (Gilles) Fournier, Winnipeg, MB, Maureen, Philadelphia; grandmother Eileen Basha; nephews: Abe, Mitchell, Kristopher, Samuel, Adam; nieces: Amelia, Maura, Phoebe; father-in-law John Gill, Robinsons; brothers-in-law: Tony (Michelle) Gill and Allan Gillis; sisters-in-law: Christine, Angela and Melanie Gill (Andrew McDonnell); aunts: Betty (Don) Lang, Maureen (Michael) Blackmore, Sharon Basha, Anne Miller, Catherine Basha, Jane McGrath, Doris (Tony) Vuorela, Carolyn Elliott and Judy (Hedley) Best; uncles: John (Gladys) Miller and Brian (Katrina) Basha; special friend Father Desmond McGrath; along with numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Gerry Basha; grandfather Jack Basha; uncles: Fred Basha and Peter Miller. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 12th at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital's Palliative Care Unit or Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 112 Humber Road, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 1E8.


Friday, June 11, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, June 12, 2004, edition of The Western Star

BIRTH

MERCER
Ed Mercer and Brenda Duffy along with big brother Ethan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Aidan Raymond Mercer, born Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at 11:40 a.m., at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL weighing in at 9 lb. 3 ounces. Proud grandparents are Edwin and Elizabeth Mercer and Raymond and Ruth Duffy of St. John's. Special thanks to Drs. Healey, Scheepers and Culliton as well as all caseroom and maternity ward staff.

ENGAGEMENT

PAY & CASSELL
Velda and Gary Cassell of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Matthew, to Nicole Pay, daughter of Joe Pay and Sandy Pay both of Dartmouth. The engagement took place on April 1, 2004.


Monday, June 14, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

KELLY, Isabel Mary, Nee Carroll
Buchans, NL

Isabel, who was born in St. John's, NL January 8, 1934 and who lived most of her life in Buchans, passed away peacefully June 12, 2004 in the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL. Her husband Edward, predeceased her in September, 1999. She was the daughter of the late Stanislaus and Margaret Carroll. Mother of Peggy Kelly Andrews & Ed Andrews (Corner Brook), Debbie & Bill Wellon (Labrador City), Don & Cynthia Kelly (Gander), Jim & Mary Kelly (Kingston, NS) and Edward Kelly (Windsor, ON). Grandmother to David & Jennifer Wellon, Cameron & Amanda Kelly and Laura & Peter Kelly. Step grandmother to Darcy & Alyssa Andrews. Sister to Maureen (Ian) McBeath, Mary Reid-Queen, Teresa (Mike) Collins, Madonna Carroll, Basil Carroll, and predeceased by brothers Don Carroll & Albert Carroll. Sister-in-law to Agnes Carroll & Maria Carroll, Neil Mackey, Joan (Ed) Hayes & Madelyn Curnew. Niece to Tim Power and also leaving to mourn numerous nieces, nephews & friends. A memorial visitation will be held at St. Teresa's Church in Buchans Tuesday, June 15th at 8:00 p.m. followed by a Funeral Requiem on Wednesday, June 16th at 11:00 a.m. The interment will be held at the Community Cemetery. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DAVIS, Jessica
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessica Davis announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, June 11, 2004 at the age of 69 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Kim of Moncton, New Brunswick and three brothers: Dennis (Madeline) of Toronto, Harry of British Columbia, William (Jennie) of St. John's and five sisters: Mary of California, USA, Mildred of Toronto, Margaret of Carbonear, Stella (Edward) of Carbonear, Ann of Harbour Grace and very special friend, Theresa Perrier, ex-husband, Charlie Davis and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday and Sunday at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Funeral Services took place on Monday, June 14th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Tuesday, June 15, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Wednesday, June 16, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

WHITE, Lawrence
18 Crown Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence White announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, June 12, 2003 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his son, Jeff (Janet) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and two daughters: Melanie White of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Stephanie White of Halifax, Nova Scotia, mother Theresa White of Stephenville Crossing and brother, Ronald (Sandra) of Stephenville, two sisters: Alice (Joe) Kerwin, Sylvia (Bob) Riling of Florida, USA, one grandchild: Rhaine White of Halifax, Nova Scotia and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville.


Thursday, June 17, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

WHITE, Lawrence
18 Crown Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence White announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, June 12, 2003 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Hughina and son, Jeff (Janet) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and two daughters: Melanie White of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Stephanie White of Halifax, Nova Scotia, mother Theresa White of Stephenville Crossing and brother, Ronald (Sandra) of Stephenville, two sisters: Alice (Joe) Kerwin, Sylvia (Bob) Riling of Florida, USA, one grandchild: Rhaine White of Halifax, Nova Scotia and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville.


Friday, June 18, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

O'BRIEN, Michael Thomas
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Thomas O'Brien announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at the age of 55 years. He will be sadly missed by his two sons: Thomas O'Brien and Sean O'Brien, both of Stephenville; two brothers: Laurence (Diane) O'Brien of Gander and Wilfred O'Brien of Stephenville; four sisters: Mary Ellen Hoots of Stephenville, Marie (Stephen) White of Hillview, Catherine (Greg) Gaudon of McKenzie, British Columbia and Bridget (John) Beaulieu of Eganville, Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Michael Thomas Sr. and Regina O'Brien; two brothers, Patrick and John Francis O'Brien; and sister, Phyllis Carson. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, June 18th at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium. Interment will take place on Saturday, June 19th at 1:30 p.m. at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

HANN, Brian Maxwell
Memorial Service for the late Brian Maxwell Hann Beloved son of Grant and Elizabeth Hann will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel, Mt. Moriah on Saturday, June 19th at 2 P.M. Interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery.


Saturday, June 19, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

LEDREW, Ivy "Margaret"
101 West Valley Road
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away at home on Thursday, June 17, 2004, Margaret LeDrew. A native of Corner Brook, she was the daughter of the late Heber and Hazel Bugden. Leaving to mourn are her sister Olive Jerrett (Prowse), Sault Ste Marie, ON and nieces Heather Crocker (Paul), Dartmouth, NS, Carol Kelly (Bryan), Edmonton, AB, Barbara Jackson (Mark), Edmonton, AB and Alison Warner-Smith (James), Sault Ste Marie, ON and their children. She was predeceased by her beloved husband "Lefty" and her sister Florence Laing. Marg was a long time employee of the former Hann Bros., Corner Brook. She was blessed with many life long friends and will be sorely missed by all. By request there will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 20th, at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue. Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, family flowers only, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.

ENGAGEMENT

ROSS / LANGDON
Congratulations to Tina Ross and Steven Langdon on their engagement, December 25, 2003. Tina is the daughter of Joanne and David Ross, Cambridge, ON & Steven is the son of Bella and Tony Langdon, Cormack, NL.

WEDDING

LEWIS / WISEMAN
It is with great pleasure that we announce the marriage of Marika Lewis and Michael Wiseman. Marika and Michael were engaged December 24, 2002, and married on April 20, 2004. The marriage took place in St. Thomas, U.S., Virgin Islands. The happy couple were accompanied by parents of the bride, Barbara and David Lewis, sister of the bride, Heather Lewis, and parents of the groom Marion and Brent Wiseman. The newlyweds honeymooned in the Caribbean aboard Carnival Glory on a 7 day cruise. Marika and Michael will now be starting their new lives in beautiful Rome, New York. Best wishes from all their family and friends.


Monday, June 21, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

BALDWIN, Hazel
Cox's Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Baldwin announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, June 18, 2004 at the age of 80. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Gilbert; children: Cora (Ross) Gregory of McIvers, Dawn Baldwin of Kitchener, Joyce Roberts of Cox's Cove and Greg of Cox's Cove; grandchildren: Lisa (Todd), Maisie (Paul), Tanya and Bill; 4 great-grandchildren: Quinton, Kennedy, Madison, Payton and sister Annie Murrin of Cox's Cove. She is predeceased by her children: Albert, Bernard and Goldie; brothers: Jim, Naeman, Almond and Bill; sisters: Caroline and Francis. Visitation will take place at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove today from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral services will take place on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca


Tuesday, June 22, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

VINCENT, Joseph George
Benoit's Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Vincent announce his passing at the J.I. O'Connell Center on Sunday, June 20, 2004 at the age of 68 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories brothers: Arthur (Christina) of York Harbour, Russell (Melinda) of Benoit's Cove, Ivan of Toronto, William (Eileen) of Benoit's Cove, Roland (Ann) of Benoit's Cove, and Don of Corner Brook; sisters: Laura (William) Green of Halfway Point and Evelyn Carroll of Benoit's Cove; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Veronica and Augustus Vincent, sister Doris, sisters-in-law: Rita and Gloria; brothers-in-law: Kevin Jones and Patrick Carroll. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at the Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove with Father Buckle officiating. Cremation to follow. 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. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

PENNEY, Arthur George
Passed away June 13th, 2004, after a lengthy illness, Arthur George Penney at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, NL, he was 62. Mr. Penney was a driller/blaster/miner for most of his life. Predeceased by Doris Penney (mother) and Arthur Penney (father) and infant brother. Left to mourn his close friend Rhona Penney; sons: Chris (wife Megan) of Kingston, Ontario, Billy of Toronto, Ontario, daughter Kerri of Toronto, Ontario. Also leaving to mourn sisters: Bonnie, Pauline, Doreen, Eileen, Rhonda and brothers: Roy, Eugene, Barry, Dennis, Derek, Ronnie and Glen; grandchildren Jasmine and Haley; in-laws Bert and Gladys Paddock, brother-in-law Ford and a large circle of relatives and friends. Major Gary Butt conducted funeral services at the Salvation Army in Springdale, NL on June 17st, 2004. Interment was at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Springdale, NL. Funeral arrangements were by White Dove Funeral Home. Pall Bearers were Chris Penney (son), Bill Penney (son), Kerri Penney (daughter), Dick Grant (brother-in-law), Ronnie Penney (brother), and Bert Paddock (father-in-law).


Wednesday, June 23, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, June 24, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

PARK, Joshua Ian
Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in his 4th year; loving son of Joni & Whitney; cherished grandson of Ida & Rex Park of Orangeville and Angus & Cavell Payne of Cox's Cove, Newfoundland; great-grandson of Florence Lovell and John & Francis Park; dear nephew of Jody Payne & Kim Henderson, Lewis & Tracey Park, Trifina & Jermey Henderson and Dwight Park, all of Orangeville; missed by his special cousins Krystie, Britany, Cameron, Brooke, Hope, Rebecca, Conner, Kendra and Melanie; predeceased by his great-grandparents Philip (2003) & Mary Payne (1979), Maurice Lovell (1997) and Stella Maria (2000) & John Park (1991). Joshua will be fondly remembered by many great uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. The family will receive their friends at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove on Friday, June 25th, 2004. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 26th, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Nicholas Anglican Church Cemetery, Cox's Cove. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to National Tay-Sachs Disease Foundation (569 Laurel Drive, Burlington, Ontario, L7L 5E1) or to the Park family. A tree will be planted in memory of Joshua in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 12th, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Dods & McNair Funeral Home & Chapel, 21 First St., Orangeville, ON L9W 2C8 (519-941-1392) & Fillatre's Funeral Directors - Deer Lake, Newfoundland (1-888-868-6800).

GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

COOMBS
Leslie and Jean Coombs
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on June 24, 1954, at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Corner Brook. Their children, Heather, Bruce (Kim) and Brenda (Terry), and grandchildren extend congratulations on this joyous occasion. Special wishes for a wonderful day also come from family and friends.

60th ANNIVERSARY

WAREHAM
Hedley and Ruby Wareham
, longtime residents of Corner Brook now residing in Deer Lake, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. They were married by Rev. Albert Simmonds in Buchans on June 24, 1944. Love and best wishes from their two children, Ted (Bev) and Norma (George); their three grandchildren, Dionne, Jamie and Terri; two great-grandchildren, Destiny and Devlin; and a large circle of family and friends.


Friday, June 25, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

MORIARTY, Father Joseph S. F. M.
Stephenville Manor
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Father Joseph Moriarty S. F. M. announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by two nephews: Henry (Mary) Simms of NL, Brian (June) Moriarty of Prince Edward Island and two nieces: Anne Louise Bartlett of British Columbia, Sheila (Art) Amos of Nova Scotia and a large circle of relatives and friends. He served as a Roman Catholic Priest in the St. George's Diocese and was a member of the Scarboro Foreign Missions. Friends may call at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. Wake Service will take place on Friday at 8:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, June 26th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the St. George's Diocese Priests Pension Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WISEMAN, Desmond Dermott
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, ON, on Thursday, June 24, 2004, Des, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Kenny). Loving father of Cathy King and husband Gary of Courtice, ON, Eddy Wiseman and wife Teresa of Mississauga, ON and Barbie MacDonald and husband Lawrie of Thunder Bay, ON. Dear grandfather of Stephen King and wife Vikki, Brian King and wife Sherri, Michael King and partner Shannon; Jeff, Lisa and Samantha Wiseman; Erica (Jay), Brenda (B.J.), Jamie, John and Gini MacDonald; and great-grandfather of Tylar Held, Blake, Cole and Ashleigh King. Dear brother of Mary Coombs of Bedford, NS, Jack Wiseman and wife Audrey of Corner Brook, NL, Carmella Keller and husband Curt of Dartmouth, NS, Joan Wiseman of Bedford, NS, Joseph Wiseman and wife Gayle of Elmsdale, NS, predeceased by Kevin Wiseman and Theresa Wiseman. Loving son-in-law of Aileen Kenny of Corner Brook, NL. Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Betty Trepanier, Catherine Swearingen, Mary Noel and his brother-in-law Bill Kenny and their extended families. Relatives and friends will be received at the McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home Ltd., 152 King St., E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers 7:30 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Church of St. Gregory the Great, 194 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa on Saturday, June 26, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Donations made in memory of Des to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

BUDDEN, Robert Charles
Sops Arm, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Charles Budden announce his passing on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 52. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Jeanette, six children: Michael (Sherry) Hampden, Michelle (Jamie), Fort McMurray, Mark, Fort McMurray, Melody (Jodie) MacKenzie BC, Matthew (Tanya) Fort McMurray and Monique, Fort McMurray; grandchildren: Philip, Jason, Danielle, Jasmine, Kayleb and Cody; his parents Watson and Ethlyn Budden; brothers: Norman (Linda), Gerald (Sharron), Bill (Lila); sisters: Ruby (Jim), Bessie (Reg), Elizabeth (Don), Patricia (Eric), Marie (Bern), brothers-in-law: Eldon (Margaret), Baxer (Evelyn), Willard (Natasha), Darius (Lisa), Jerome (Hazel), sisters-in-law: Nadie, Lovetta (Calvin), Naomi and Edith (Alonzo) and mother-in-law Helen Pittman, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father-in-law Richard Pittman. Friends may visit Bethel United Church in Sop's Arm today Friday, June 25 and tomorrow Saturday, June 26th, from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 27 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating, interment to follow at the United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake


Saturday, June 26, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

LAVERS, George Sr.
Port Saunders

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Lavers announce his passing on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at his family residence in Port Saunders at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Gertrude; daughter Mazie (Herb) House; sons Jerry (Gale) and Murray (Genevieve); grandchildren: Boyd (Nicole), Rosalie, Erika, George, Sally and Tommy; great-grandchildren: Brayden and Victoria; sister Rita Edwards of Alberta; sister Laura; brothers Gerald and Eddie, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Wade. The family received friends at the family residence on Thursday and Friday. The funeral service was held at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 19 with Fr. Jack officiating. Interment followed at the Interfaith Cemetery in Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers were graciously accepted or donations can be made to St. Joseph's Church Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

O'TOOLE, Neta Madonna
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Neta M. O'Toole announce her passing on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004 at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia at the age of 52. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband Jim; children: Jimmy, Jeanie (Scott) Hann; grandchildren: Jared and Lucas, her two little angels; sisters: Phyllis Mills, Sudbury, Ontario, Margaret (Robert) Sheppard, Sharon (Arnold) Feener, Judy (James) Snow all of Bishops Falls, Cavell Foley of Halifax, Barbara (Wayne) Pelley, Cache Creek, BC, Deborah (Perry) Bridger, Calgary, AB; brothers: Thomas (Jean) Hannon, Leonard (Bernie) Hannon both of Bishops Falls and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Leonard and Marion Hannon. Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena today and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where funeral services will take place on Monday, June 28th, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Peddle officiating. Interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to The Hope Air Foundation, Suite 7034711, Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6K8. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

PARK, Marie Dale
Corner Brook, NL
1956 - 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Park announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 47. She was a loving second mom to Robert, Michael and Tanya, whom she leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories as well as sisters: Molly Thomson, London, ON, Roxie (Jim) Wilcox, San Antonio, Texas, Phyllis Bailey, Corner Brook, Gwen (Keith), Corner Brook; brothers: Kevin (Lorraine), Stratford, ON, Ted (Barb), Stratford, ON, Kerry, London, ON, Baden (Shelly), Ingersol, ON, Frazer (Helen), Corner Brook, Dean, Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Judy Park and Daphne Murphy; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many friends. She was predeceased by parents Elizabeth and Cecil; sisters: Leona and Rose and brothers: Chanie and Robert. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Anglican Church on Monday, June 28th at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Ed King officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted.

BIRTHS

GILLARD
Kerry and Glenn Gillard are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Aaron John on May 18th, 2004. Proud grandparents are David and Anderine Gillard (Corner Brook, NL) and John and Gladys Johnston (Glace Bay, NS). Love and best wishes sent from Aunt Jennifer and Uncle Robert (Truro, NS) and Uncle Bruce and Aunt Michelle (Watson Lake, YK). Special thanks to Dr. Hamann, Dr. Ennis and the labour and delivery and obstetrics nursing staff (WMRH) for their care and dedication to the safe arrival of our precious little boy.

ETHERIDGE
Corina and Gavin are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Zachery Anthony, born March 16, 2004, weighing 7 lb. 12½ oz. Proud grandparents are Anthony & Florence Butt and Rose-Mary Etheridge. Zachery also has wonderful great-grandparents, Gert & Gerald Bolger, Vivian and Gardener Butt and Earnestine & Percival Etheridge.

BUTT
SOME BABIES ARE BORN EARLY... EACH ONE IS A TINY MIRACLE!

Congratulations to Angelina Bouzane of Corner Brook and Frank Butt of Mount Moriah, both now residing in Lloydminister, Alberta on the early arrival of their little miracle, Joshua Michael Darrell Butt on the 8th of June 2004 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Born early and still tiny, Joshua remains in the Intermediate Care Unit at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton where he is working very hard to grow and be strong so he can go home with his Mommy and Daddy. Welcomed with love by both families, extended families and friends.

TARBETT
Krista and Jason Tarbett are excited to announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Rae on May 18, 2004. Congratulations from proud grandparents Maisie Tarbett, Brenda and Bob Seaward, great grandmother Louise Caravan and families. Special thanks to doctors and nursing staff.

ENGAGEMENT

KENDELL & REIDY
Clarence and Wendy Kendell of Summerside would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Stephanie Victoria Kendell to Tye Reidy of Dunville, Ontario. Their engagement took place on August 12th, 2003 in Summerside. They will be getting married on May 28th, 2005 in Hamilton, Ontario. Congratulations from her Mom and Dad, two brothers Bill and Jonathon.

BRAY & SRIPRASET
Gary & Brenda Bray and Chai Sripraset are pleased to announce the engagement of their son and daughter Darren and Leng. Wedding date set for June 3rd, 2005 in Burlington, Ontario. Best wishes from family and friends for a lifetime of happiness.


Monday, June 28, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

COLLINS, Raymond
Pasadena, NL
1938 - 2004

The Collins and Whelan families are sad to announce the sudden death of Raymond (Collie) Collins, at home on Saturday, June 26th. Collie's jokes will be lovingly remembered by his family - his wife Betty and daughter Karen, his brother Terry Collins (Dorothy), his sisters Irene Grace, Beulah Cooper (Harold), Voira Batt (Sam), Myra Joseph (Pat) and Audrey Collins, his sister-in-law Rose Collins. His Whelan family, mother-in-law Bridget, his brothers-in-law Joseph (Elizabeth), Stan (Jane), Jerry (Noreen), Paul (Elaine), Kevin (Jocelyn) and Brendan, his sisters-in-law Rosemary Blagdon (Charlie), Ronne Whelan, Lorraine Wiseman (Winston), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. Raymond was predeceased by his brother Cecil, special niece Dorothy, and parents Edgar and Hannah. A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Third Avenue, Pasadena on Tuesday, June 29, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 9 Main Street, Corner Brook, would be appreciated. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HILLIARD, Winnifred
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnifred Hilliard (nee Allen) announce her passing on Saturday, June 26, 2004 at the age of 93. She was predeceased by her husband Hayward Hilliard, December 29, 2003, and three children: John, Maisie and Lloyd. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Doreen Hollett (Charles); special granddaughter Sharon Hollett, grandchildren: Shawn (Toby), Cheryl (Gord), Michael (Kimberly), Paul (Lisa), Darrell (Donna), Tracey (Joey); great-grandchildren: Christopher, Scott, Krystal, Ashley, Andrea, Brandon, Alissa; sisters: Eva Leggo, Nina Rock (Thomas), Lena Simms, Audrey Collins, Sophie Bartlett; brothers: Robert and John (Marion) Allen, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 29th at 2:00 p.m. from the memorial United Church, Curling, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. The interment will follow at the family plot in the Memorial United Church Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PITTMAN, Freeman
Rocky Harbour
March 12, 1923 - June 26, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freeman Pittman announce his passing on Saturday, June 26th, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Enid; his sons: Robert (Irene), Colin (Paula); his daughter Nellie; his daughter-in-law Brenda; his grandchildren: David (Doris), Dana, Neil, Scott and Christa; his brothers: Curtis (Ethel), Richard also Raymond (Charyl); his sisters: Yula (Randell) and Emma; his sisters-in-law Bertha Payne, Lee Anthony, Nina (John) Grant, Lida (Reg) Pretty; his brother-in-law Johnny (Greta) Butt, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Clara Pittman; his brothers: Silas, Norman and Leslie, also his sister Agnes. Visitation took place Saturday evening and Sunday, June 27th, from the Anglican Church, Rocky Harbour, where funeral services will take place today, June 28th, 2004, with Capt. and Brandi LeDrew officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in the Salvation Cemetery, Rocky Harbour. Donations made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

BURSEY, Stanley
Campbell's Creek

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Bursey announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Thursday, June 24th, 2004 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his three sons: Paul, Wayne and Rick all in Niagara Falls, Ontario; his two daughters: Tina Warner in Calgary and Pearl Bursey in Niagara Falls. He also leaves five brothers: Gordon and Gary, both in Toronto, Len and Howard, both in Calgary and Brian in Hamilton; three sisters: Pauline and Pearl, both in Timmons and Shirley in Niagara Falls, along with eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, June 29th, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from the Chapel at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville with internment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday.


Tuesday, June 29, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

REVALLS, Thomas Augustus
Scarborough, Ontario
1944 - 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Revalls announce his passing on Friday, June 25, 2004. He leaves to mourn his wife Eileen (nee Hynes), sons: Errol and Monty, granddaughter Chelsea. Loving son of Marion and the late Augustus. Brothers: Harold (Louise), Joseph and Eugene (Lesley-Ann). Sisters: Sylvia (Walter), Alice (Ford), Hilda (Wayne) and Jacqueline (Basil). Predeceased by his father Augustus and brother James. Friends visited Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Rd. between Eglington and St. Claire Ave. E. Monday and Tuesday. The funeral service will be held Wednesday June 30, 2004 at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, 3216 Lawrence Ave. E. at 2:30 p.m. Interment: Pinehill Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted.

PIKE, Robert M.
Lewisporte

Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness, on June 15th, 2004 in his 87th year, Robert M. Pike of Lewisporte, NL. Predeceased by his parents, Robert J. and Kate; brothers: Alfred, Rodney and Willie; sisters: Nora Porter and Myrtle Bailey; granddaughter, Connie Pike. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are his wife of 60 years, Eliza; his children: Ruth (Clarence Burton), Baie Verte; Elmo (Evelyn), Kippens; Rosalind (Gary Anderson), Salisbury, NB; Roberta (Tyrone Ball) Pacquet; Robert (Rona), Mainland; Peter (Jo) Labrador City; Roxanne, Longueuil, PQ; eleven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. Funeral service took place on Friday, June 18th, at 3:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Lewisporte, interment at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Stanhope. Officiating Clergy, Pastor William Burton and Pastor Tyrone Ball. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Children's Wish Foundation or to the South and Central Health Foundation will be gratefully accepted.

WIGHT, Gregory Wilson
Rocky Harbour
December 5, 1961 - June 27, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gregory Wilson Wight announce his passing on June 27th, 2004 in Slave Lake, Alberta in his 42nd year. He will be sadly missed by his son Steven Creamer, of Hamilton, Ontario, father Howard of Rocky Harbour, sisters: Monica Hewlin (Hector), Rocky Harbour, Valerie Payne (Clifford), High Prairie, Alberta, Christine Wight (Phillip Mayor), Slave Lake, Alberta, brothers: Collin (Marlene), Rocky Harbour, Scott (Tracey), Lower Sackville, NS and the mother of his son, Christine Creamer of Hamilton, Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends, nieces and nephews, cousins and uncles. He was predeceased by his mother Viola Wight. Visitation will take place Wednesday, June 30th, from the United Church, Rocky Harbour where also funeral services will take place on Thursday, July 1st, 2:30 p.m. with Reverend Melendy officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in the United Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

REID (READ), Stanley Edgar
Norris Point
August 23, 1914 - June 28, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Edgar Reid (Read) announce his passing on Monday, June 28th, 2004 at Bonne Bay Health Center in his 89th year. He was the son of the late Douglas Allan and Sennett (Clark) Read. He was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge, Norris Point. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of nearly 69 years Alma (nee Laing); his son Philip (Charlene) of Rothesay, N.B.; daughters: Doreen (Howard) Parsons and Leona, both of Norris Point; two loving grandchildren: Philip Reid of N.B. and Angela Parsons (Brian Brown) of Pasadena; one brother Wallace Reid; sisters-in-law: Violet Reid, Harriett Reid, Luella Hale, Madeline Laing and one brother-in-law Edward Laing, all of Norris Point. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughters Jennie and Clarice, parents, brothers Philip, Augustus, Emery, Francis, Victor, William and Gordon; sisters Gertrude and Mary. Visitation will take place from The Church of the Good Shephard in Norris Point today Tuesday, where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Church of the Good Shephard or ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die"

BROTHERS (nee: Atkinson), Annie Frances
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Annie Brothers at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 90th year. Annie was a life long member of the Catholic Women's League. She will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews, her many friends and staff at the Lohnes Complex, very special friends Mary and Bill Brothers, Priscilla Boutcher and Joyce Pollis, along with many other friends and relatives. She was predeceased by her parents John and Emmaline Atkinson, husband John in 1972, four sisters and seven brothers. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday between 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 30th at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Mass cards are available at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral.


Wednesday, June 30, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2016)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

NOTE:
You can search the entire NGB site
by using the [Google] search below.

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]