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The Western Star Newspaper
June 2014

 

ALEXANDER, Hilary
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilary Alexander announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville Crossing on June 25, 2014 at the age of 84 years. He will be greatly missed by his wife Maureen, 4 sons: Andrew (Marilyn) in Stephenville Crossing, Thomas (Elizabeth) in Lourdes, Hilary (Emma) in Stephenville Crossing, Rick (Lisa) in Stephenville Crossing, 3 daughters: Debbie (Raymond) Reardon in Mount Pearl, Jenny (Perry) McKay in Stephenville Crossing, Denise (Steven) in Lake Echo, Nova Scotia, 1 sister Bertha Johnson in Whitbourne, 13 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild on the way and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents James and Clara Alexander, 4 sisters and 7 brothers. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday June 26th from 7-9 pm and Friday, June 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, June 28th, 2 pm at Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

ALLEN, James William
Born: August 13th, 1925
Passed on: June 20th, 2014
James W. Allen
Passed away on Friday June 20, 2014 at his family residence in Curling while doing what he loved best working on his home. He was in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter Shirley (Greg) Staples, son Dexter (Susan) Allen, grandchildren James (Jody) Allen, Mark Parsons (Brenda),Cathy Allen, Nicole (Jeffrey) Hussey, Allan (Chrystal) Staples, step grandson Brian (Mona) Staples, great grandchildren: Sydney, Shelby, Cooper, Mitchell, Tristan, Amelia, Dawson, Jenna, Brooklyn and Makenna, step great grandchildren: Cooper and Charlie, brother Robert (Melica) Allen, sisters in law: Cavelle Allen, Meta Allen (Merle), Anne Hilliard, Wilhelmina (Bill) Osmond, Joan Mitchell as well as a large circle of nieces , nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Alma, Parents George and Martha Allen. Friends may visit Fillatres Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Sunday, 2-4 & 7-9 and Monday, 2-4 & 7-9. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 24 at 2:00 PM from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church in Curling with Reverend Rosemarie Payne officiating, Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of Sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary The Virgin Anglican Church Curling. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ANDERSON, George
Born: January 13th, 1931
Passed on: June 9th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Anderson announce his passing at his family residence on Monday, June 9, 2014 at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Monica; daughter, Mary (Patrick); sons: Matthew (Jennifer), Michael (Karla); grandchildren: Liam, Darcy, Stephanie, Haily, Brittany, Noah, Zach, Alex; brothers: William (Theresa), Terry; also a large circle of relatives & friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Mary Anderson. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Wednesday and Thursday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place from the All Hallows Parish on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Officiated by Father Edward Terry, with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request; donations may be made in George's memory to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ANDERSON, Ruby Thelma (nee Ball)
Born: October 23rd, 1926
Passed on: June 10th, 2014
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the families of Ruby Thelma Anderson (nee Ball) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her eight sons; Ronald (Linda) of ON, Wayne, Darryl, Brian (Paulette), all of Deer Lake, NL, Earl (Susan) of ON, Chris (Ann) and Shawn, both of Deer Lake, NL and Kent (Dana) of St. John's, NL; her 20 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and her great-great-grandson, Travis Anderson, her brother, Lewis (Margie) Ball; her sisters: Beryl Earle, Evelyn (Steve Gilley), Edna Manuel and Enid Burridge; her sister-in- law, Ruth Ball. She was predeceased by her daughter, Iris Anderson; her parents, Stewart & Dulcie Ball; brothers: Raymond (Doris), Lawrence (Mary), Otto (Annie), Hedley and Clarence (Daisy); her sister, Phyllis (Harry Seaward); her brothers-in-law: Doug, Gideon and Roy; and also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Bennett's Ave., Deer Lake, NL, with Pastor George Coles and Pastor Tyrone Ball officiating. Burial to follow at the Pentecostal Church Cemetery at Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send messages of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ARBOUR, Verna Kay Marie
Our family is sad to announce the passing of our beloved sister and aunt. Kay passed peacefully away on Tuesday, June 5, 2014, at Chancellor Park at the age of 73 years. Predeceased by her parents, Bruce and Hilda Thistle, of Glenwood, NL and her husband, Paul Arbour, of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Left to mourn three sisters: Shirley (Ed) Jenkins, Mount Pearl, NL; Joyce (John) Downing, Clarenville, NL; Diane (Bernard) Keating, Corner Brook, NL. Three brothers: Billie (Lucie) Thistle, Ottawa, ON; Wallace (JoAnne) Thistle, Sudbury, ON; Gordon (Barb) Thistle, Keswick, ON. Nieces and nephews: Rob, Lisa, David, Pamela, Karen, Doug, Jill, Jan, Pat, Bruce, Mary Ann and Greg. Sister-in-law, Joan Fazi; brother-in-law, Brian (Ann) Arbour; and life-long friend, Ruth Brown, of Glenwood. Also left to mourn are other relatives and friends as well as colleagues from Manitou Park School in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends and relatives at St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Glenwood on Saturday, June 8 from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral will take place at St. Andrew's Anglican Church on Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Chancellor Park for their kindness and compassion shown to Kay. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, St. Andrew's Cemetery Fund or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander, NL. To sign our online memorial guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

BARRY, James
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Barry announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on June 12, 2014 at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his son, Glenn (Paula) in Stephenville; his daughter, Lynn (Sam) Pike in Ontario; his four brothers: Billy in St. Georges, Bernie in Halifax, Johnny (Bernice) in St. Georges, Joe (Rita) in Piccadilly; his sister, Anne (Vaughn) in Stephenville. Also leaving to mourn are his five grandchildren: Brittany (Reggie), Cassie, Tiffany, Stephanie (Jullien), Kyle; his great grandchild, James; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Russells Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville from 2-4 & 7-9 on Sunday, June 15th, 2014. Funeral service will take place on Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephens Parish on West Street with cremation to follow and interment on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

BARTLETT, Barbara Suzanne
Born: May 30th, 1941
Passed on: June 26th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Bartlett announce her passing on Thursday morning at WMRH at the age of 73. She leaves behind to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Gerry, children: Susan Dunne (Stephen) and David Bartlett, grandchildren: Emily Dunne and Kenzie Bartlett, extended family Marina Martin, Mimi Martin, Bonnie and George Pretty, Gwen and David Bartlett, Jeanette Bartlett and Bill Ralston as well as a large circle of relatives and close friends. She is predeceased by her parents Edward and Gertrude Martin, siblings: Shirley Lundrigan, William Martin and John Martin. Barbara was active in her community of Corner Brook and volunteered for a number of organizations and was a life member of the United Church Women and Kinette Club of Corner Brook. Cremation has taken place and friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, St Mark's Ave. on Sunday, June 29th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service celebrating her life will be held at the First United Church, Corner Brook on Monday, June 30th at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to First United Church, the WMRH Foundation or 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

BENNETT, Norah
Born: June 14th, 1918
Passed on: June 5th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norah Bennett announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the age of 95 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Freeman (Tellie) Bennett, Fred Bennett, Danny (Doreen) Bennett, Audrey Tyree, Leonard (Petra) Bennett, Abe (Pam) Bennett, Gene (Janet) Bennett, Tavis (Stanley) Bennett, Cinty (Dan) Hollis; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews as well as a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Oma Bennett; parents John and Angelina Cormier; brothers: Jack Tourout, Charlie Cormier; sisters: Eunice Hawkins, Emma Jane Simon, Bridgette Louvelle and Angela Young. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Monday, June 9, 2014 from Assumption Church, Stephenville Crossing at 2:00 p.m. with Father Gerard Patry Officiating. Internment will take place in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Stephenville Crossing following the service. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. To sign the family guestbook or make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BIGGIN, Blanche Belinda (nee Guinchard)
Born: September 24th, 1929
Passed on: June 13th, 2014
Daniels Hr., NL

It is with heavy hearts that the families of Blanche Belinda Biggin (nee Guinchard) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband of 67 years, Leonard; her children: Rufus (Bernice), Gloria, Barry (Shirley), Glenda (Ernest Payne); grandchildren: Marsha (Albert), Keith (Patricia), Shelley (Baxter), Guy (Terri), Violet (B.J.), Wavey (Brent), Wendy (Phil), Jerilee (Pete), Leonard (Melissa), Jada (Donnie), Lynette (Joey) and Deena (Billy); great-grandchildren: D.J. Kayle, Nicholas, Madison, Ryan, Heather, Callan, Cameron, Kodee, Sarah, Brandon, Shae, Sydnee and Sierra; her siblings: Cornelius (Rella), Lawrence (Dorcas), David, Joyce (Herb), Nora (Isaac), Ina (John), George (Evelyn), Bruce and Nancy (Gray); also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. Mother was predeceased by her parents, Prudence & Rufus Guinchard; her in-laws, Hannah & Cornelius Biggin; her brothers: Hayward, Cornelius, Lawrence, David and George; her brothers-in-law: Tom (Hannah), Charlie (Medora), Isaac (Marion), Cornelius (Freda), Herb Plowmen and Isaac Brown; her sisters-in-law: Elsie (James) & (William), Hannah (Tom) and Esme (Howard). The family received family and friends from the Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniels Hr., NL on Sunday, June 15th, 2014 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place today, Monday, June 16th, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Daniels Hr., NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BLANCHARD, Bernard Henry
Born: January 22nd, 1946
Passed on: June 26th, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of a wonderful and loving partner, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, teacher, friend and musician, Bernard Henry Blanchard, on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Leaving behind with fond and loving memories his partner and best friend Goldie Park, sons Scott (Linda) and Shane (Tracy), Step-daughters; Pansy (Ellis), Angela (Sterling),Trudy (Robert),and Pamela. His special grandchildren, Mandy (Robbie), Shelby (Myles), Joshua, Jordan, Spencer, Lila, Peter (Jade), Steven, Julie and Emily. Precious great-grandchildren, Brayden and Paige. His brothers and sisters, Hubert (Patsy), Elwood (Lorena), Gilbert (Marie). Horace (Dale), Derek, Margaret (Robin), Madonna (Rodney). Special niece Nicole (Jamie), special Aunt Lillian Wells, special friend Linda and many other family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Helen of 35 years, his parents Curtis and Regina Blanchard, his mother and father in-law Douglas and Gertrude Park. Bernie was a man of many talents; he was a musician, a gardener, a fisherman, and a huge Chicago Black Hawks fan. But most of all he was a great friend and man. He was loved by everyone who knew him. The family will be receiving friends from St. James Anglican Church in Gillams, on Saturday, beginning at 3:00 pm and on Sunday, from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, June 30, at 2:00 PM. With Reverend Malcolm Palmer officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of Sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to a charity of ones choice. To sign the family guestbook or to make a Memorial donation, you may visit our website @ www.fillatre.ca

BLANCHARD, Judy M.
Born: May 6th, 1964
Passed on: June 2nd, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Judy M. Blanchard announce her sudden passing at the Northern Lights Hospital in Fort McMurray, AB, on Monday, June 2nd, 2014, at the age of 50 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Marcel Thornhill, son Patrick Thornhill (Tegan Wagner), grandson Easton Thornhill, mother Mrs. Florence Blanchard, siblings: Jamie (Paul House) and Jody Blanchard (Renee Payne). Judy was predeceased by her father Stanley Blanchard, also leaving to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, her extended family & friends. The family will be receiving family and friends form St. Peter's Anglican Church in Parsons Pond, NL, on Friday, June 6th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, June 7th, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Rev Canon Paulette Budgen officiating, burial to follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Parsons Pond, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BRAKE, Myles Spencer
Born: October 21st, 1955
Passed on: June 11th, 2014
Meadows, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myles Brake announce his passing at the Health Sciences Complex in St. John's on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the age of 58 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Barbara; children: Kelly Pevie (Keith), Trout River, Carla Brake (Brian Seaward), Pasadena, Stephen Brake, Meadows and Laura Brake (Renee Martineau), St. John's; grandchildren: Lucas Brake-Seaward, Andy Brake-Seaward, Jorja Pevie and Morgan Pevie; siblings: Allan Brake (Joyceanne), Hayward Brake (Verna), Weldon Brake, Cassie March, Warren Brake (Sylvia), Darryl Brake (Joanne), Delphine Brake, Ester Brake and Minnie Lancaster (Bud); sister-in-law, Irene Brake; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Jessie and Stanley Brake; sisters: Joan Elliott and Jubilee Brake; brother, Samuel Brake and his mother and father-in-law, Lucy & Harry Lanning. Friends may visit Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows on Saturday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer and Rev. Allan Brake officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. A special thank you to all the staff, nurses and doctors at ICU, WMRH in Corner Brook and ICU/CCU and CICU at the Health Sciences Complex in St. John's. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BRAKE, Ross Gilbert
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ross Brake announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife Gretta; special niece Donna Spencer; daughters: Kim McCauley (Jon), Terrilea Graham (Steve), ON; son Randy, Colorado; six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; stepchildren: Emma Stuart (Jamie), Lyndon, Perry Sheldon, Dave (Jacinta), Amanda (Frank), and Donna; nine step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; brother Don (Mary); sister in law Edna (Jim), as well as a large circle of nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Norman and Rosalie; brothers Albert and Jerry; sister- in-law Alma, and stepsons Craig and John Janes. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Major Raymond Janes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army Citadel. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BRINING, Stephen
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Brining who was born in Toronto Ont. to Henry Arthur and Joan (Pugh) Brining announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on June 22, 2014 at the age of 66 years. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Heidi and son Thomas of Stephenville Crossing, brother John Brining in Ajax, Ontario, sister Wendy Penny (Larry) in Stouville, Ontario, nieces and nephews: Heather Gaudin, Leslie Wolfenburg, Kathy and Michael Brining, Jacob and Lilly Wells, in-laws Don and Elsie Wells, brother-in-law Tom Wells (Lisa), cousin Robert and Linda Hill in Hamilton, Ontario and a large circle of friends. Steve's greatest joy was becoming a dad at 59. He valued this role with more pride than any other. He was a devoted husband and loving father. Steve was committed to Thomas and worked diligently to instill in him the same values that were evidenced in his own life; a love of people, a love of books and a devotion to God. Steve will be remembered for his great sense of wit and eagerness to debate. His favorite topics were religion and politics but he was in no way limited to them. Steve embraced all people and had a personality that knew no generation gap. Whether you were 6 or 96 he was interested in your day regardless of his own circumstances. We will miss his boisterous laugh and his generous bear hugs. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Zion Pentecostal Church at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith cemetery on the Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting www.russellsfuneralhome.ca    In Steve's honor, donations can be made to the Youth Ministries at Zion Pentecostal Church, Stephenville, NL.

BROWN, Carolyn
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carolyn Brown announce her sudden passing at home in Stephenville on June 19th, 2014 at the age of 61 years. She will be greatly missed by her brother Derek (Barbara) Brown of Georges Lake, three sisters: Vera Brown of Stephenville, Daisy (Carl) Buffett in Hamilton, ON, Dianne Brown (Jeff) of Gull Pond, and a circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Mary Brown and her brothers Maxwell and Clayton Brown. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home 57 Prince Rupert Drive Stephenville on Saturday June 21st 2014 from 7-9pm and Sunday June 22nd from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral service will take place on Monday June 23rd, 2014 from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m with interment to follow at the Hillside Interfaith cemetery on the Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Friends may sign the online guestbook by visiting www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

BURNS, Betty-Marie
Born In: New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Born: August 30th, 1928
Passed in: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Passed on: June 21st, 2014
Betty-Marie Burns
August 30, 1928 - June 21, 2014

Betty-Marie of Vail, AZ passed on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Betty-Marie resided in AZ for the last 19 years with her daughter Bonnye-Lee thatchell in Vail, AZ. She was a stay at home mother. She is survived by her daughters - Joy V. Baker of St. David, AZ and Bonnye-Lee Thatchell of Vail, AZ. Also cousins in Newfoundland and the United States as well as various nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by her son, husband and son-in-law. A grave side service will be held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the St. David Cemetary in St. David, AZ.

CAINES, Joslyn
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joslyn Caines announce her passing on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in her 62nd year. Forever concerned about the well-being of her family and friends, Joslyn remained strong until the final days of her illness. She leaves to mourn with warm and loving memories, her husband Wayne, daughter Nicole (Lewis), son Craig (Jennifer), grandson and light of her life, Jack, parents Elizabeth and Gordon MacWhirter, mother and father-in-law Holly and John Caines, siblings, Wanda (Terry) Hefford, Wayne MacWhirter, Peter MacWhirter, Joanne (Paul) Specker, Gordon (Paula), MacWhirter, Lisa (Daniel) Byrne, Kevin (Brenda) Caines, Randy (Ruth) Caines, Jocelyn (Kevin) Whelan, Debbie (Jon) Crozier, Diane (Douglas) Caines, Jim (Laura) Caines, Annette (Derek) Murphy, and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by sister-in-law Joan (Calvin) Janes, and brother-in-law John (Peggy) Caines. A special thank you to the ALS Society, Dr. David Coleman and the nursing staff of 3A. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 10 at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel, Premier Drive with Majors Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CAINES, Leslie Maxwell
Born: January 26th, 1923
Passed on: June 14th, 2014
Birchy Head, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leslie Maxwell Caines announce his passing on Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at the Western Memorial Hospital in his 91st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Flora; children: Vivian (Jim) Young, John Caines, Rhoda (Gerald) Andrews, Sharon (Frank) Compton, Colin (Joelene) Caines, Wanda (Ken) Keough and Dulcie Benoit; as well as 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind two sisters: Chelsie Raike and Lilly (Khem) Kuipers. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Zebedee & Sarah Caines; great-grandchild, Kyus Caines and grandson, Vinton Compton; siblings: Frances, Thomas, Alexander, Hubert, Raymond, Sarah, Dorothy, Ronald, Reginald, Ambrose and Lorraine. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head on Monday, June 16, 2014 from the hours of 2-7 p.m. where also funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guestbook or send condolences, visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Birchy Head Pentecostal Church Building Fund or the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL.
"In the sweet bye and bye, we shall meet on that beautiful shore"

CHAISSON Jr., Jim
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jim Chaisson Jr. announce his sudden passing on Tuesday June 17th 2014 at the age of 54 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Elizabeth, his daughter Renee Chaisson and her fiancée Mike Daly in Goose Bay. He will also be sadly missed by his parents Jim and Eunice Chaisson in Cape St. George, his brother Mark in Cape St. George, his two sisters; Della (Kevin) Campbell in Frederickton NB and Michelle (Syris) Robia in Cape St. George along with his mother-in-law Margaret Curnew, his sisters-in-law; Valerie (Merv) Sherfelt, Veletta Curnew (Gary), Debbie (Rick) Young and Eileen (Glen) Young, his brothers-in-law; Gilbert (Marina) Curnew, Rick (Elaine) Curnew, Philip (Lisa) Curnew, Kenny (Annette) Curnew, Toby (Vanessa) Curnew, Grant Curnew (Jill) and Tony Bennett. He was predeceased by his sister Edna Chaisson and his sister-in-law Veronica. Funeral services will take place on Saturday June 21st 2014 at 10 am from St. Stephen's Parish on West St. with Fr. Jim Robertson officiating. Interment will take place in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family will be receiving friends on Thursday June 19th 2014 from 7-9 pm and Friday June 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm from Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville. The online guestbook may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

CHRISTOPHER, Edwin "Eddie" Gerald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great joy that the family of the late Edwin "Eddie" Christopher celebrate his life and passing on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Long Term Care Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Louise (nee Gillam); daughter, Wendy Christopher-Pauls (Brian); sisters: Mona (Mike), Thelma and Betty (George); brother, Dermot (Christina); and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Evelyn and Frederick Christopher; brothers: Malcolm (Macky), June (Florence); sister, Juanita; brother-in-law, Terry. Family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. from The Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue, with Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CLARKE, Hersy Edna
Passed on: June 11th, 2014

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her loving family at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Hersy Clarke, age 77, beloved wife of Leo Joseph Clarke. Predeceased by her parents Alexander and Phoebe (Watkins) Hancock of Deer Lake, sister Lillian and brother Clouston. Survived by her sisters Jean and Viola and brother Alexander. Leaving to mourn daughter Cathy Ann (Lionel) Comeau, sons Gerry, Dale (Jackie), Dean (Anna) and Paul, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home for the excellent care that she received over the last 5 years. Visitation will be held at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday, June 13, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will take place at St. Pius X Church on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM. Donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home or a charity of the donors choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

CORMIER, Gerald "Gerry"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Cormier announce his passing at his residence on Sunday June 29th 2014 at the age of 92 years. Gerald served his country in two wars, WWII and the Korean War. He will be sadly missed by his partner Dola Jason, his daughter Kay Tate in Scotland, his son Graham (Kimberley) Rex in St. John's, and his brother Adolph (Marlene) in Stephenville. He will also be remembered by his stepchildren; Ron (Lonnie) Jason in Stephenville, Gus Jason in McKays, Barbara Jason in Stephenville, Cindy (Jerome) Hynes in Stephenville, Kathleen (Heber) Jason-Stratton in Corner Brook, Vicky Jason (Barclay) in Kitchener ON, Sylvia Jason (Cyril) in Stephenville and Tom Jason (Lori) in Stephenville along with a large circle of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Narcis and Catherine Cormier, brothers; Joe, Hubert, Larry, Jack and Little Hubert, sisters; Maggie Cormier, Anne Cormier Quint, Barbara Cormier Lawlor Stephanie Cormier, Vera Cormier O'Leary, Bedilia Cormier Delaney and Madeline Cormier White. Funeral services will take place on Friday July 4th 2014 at 10 am from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Cremation to take place after the funeral service. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The online guestbook may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

DEAN, Laura Bell "Nan"
Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Citizen's Home, Carbonear on June 3, 2014, Laura Bell 'Nan' Dean, in her 97th year. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur N. Dean in 1984 and their infant daughter, Jean in 1958. Nan is survived by her daughters, Helena (John) Roche, Lethbridge, AB and Dianne (Allan) Skanes, Corner Brook; grandchildren, Dana (Darren) Pepin, Lethbridge, AB, John Jr. (Wendy) Roche, Battleford, SK, Philip (Rebecca) Skanes, Paradise and Katherine (Chris) Hearn, Corner Brook; great-grandchildren, John and Alissa Roche, Battleford, SK, Emily and Michael Pepin, Lethbridge, AB, Hannah Skanes, Paradise, Jack, Madelyn and Haley Hearn, Corner Brook, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mom was very active in her church until her passing. She was a life member of the UCW, served on various church committees and taught Sunday school and Explorers for a great number of years. Mom loved to spend time with her family and she was loved by all of us. She enjoyed travelling with us, enjoyed a game of Skipbo and a good cup of tea, with a snack, of course, with her extended family at Charwood Manor. She was very active in her senior years, swimming, skiing and walking until the onset of her illness this year. She was a good friend and neighbour to everyone that she met, always had a smile or a joke. We were blessed to have her in our lives for so long. Resting at Noel's Funeral Home, Carbonear with visitation hours on Friday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, June 8 at 3 p.m. from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Interment at Bethany United Cemetery following the service, Rev. Brian Colbourne officiating. Donations may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice and flowers will be lovingly and graciously accepted in our mother's great memory. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.

DENNIS, Elsie Florence (nee Humber)
Born: April 30th, 1933
Passed on: June 9th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Florence Dennis announce her passing on Monday, June 9, 2014 in her 81st year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Calvin Dennis (Lisa), Ronald Dennis (Marion) and Evelyn Hann; son-in-law, David Hilliard; grandchildren: Amanda Soper (Darin), Ronnie Dennis (Kim), Michael Dennis (Deana), Lisa Macdonald (Brian), Perry Hann (Magda), Rhonda Robson (Paul) and Mark Hilliard (Stephanie); 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Herald Humber (Robina); sister, Ivy Williams and sister-in-law, Stella Humber; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter, Vera Hilliard (2013); her parents, Albert & Miriam Humber; sisters: Ella, Dorothy, Melissa and Rose; brothers: Ronald, Harold, Reginald, Cyril and Donald. A special thank you to the Staff at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue, with Rev. Rosemarie Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DEWEY, Linda Joy
Passed on: June 21st, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Linda Dewey (nee Chaulk) of Deer Lake on Saturday, June 21st 2014, from the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 70. Born January 8th 1944 in Deer Lake, she was the daughter of Muriel Chaulk and the late Amador Chaulk. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Edmund Lawrence Dewey, two daughters; Carole Dewey and spouse Keith Cross of Edmonton, AB, Brenda Di Bartolo and husband Andre of Oromocto, NB, two sons; Richard Dewey and spouse Penny Simmons of Deer Lake, Lee Dewey and Spouse Angela Green of Edmonton AB, six grandchildren; Zack, Sam, Megan, Cory, Andrew and Logan, two sisters; Sharon and husband Melvin Penney and June Quinton, six brothers; the late Laurie Chaulk and wife Hazel, Melvin and spouse Daisy, Derek and wife Doreen, Wade and wife Diane, Rick and wife Karen, Paul and wife Ethel and numerous other loving family members and dear friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home on Monday June 23 from 7-9 PM; Memorial Service will be conducted on Wednesday, June 25th at 2 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake with Major Wade Budgell officiating, interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wight's Road Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Salvation Army Citadel. To sign the family guest book visit our website www.fillatre.ca

DIAZ, S. Rafael Perez
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 1st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late S. Rafael Pérez Diaz announce his passing on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 54 years. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 4 at 10:00 a.m. from the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Phillip Drive with Pastor Jonathan Gascoyne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DOLOMOUNT, Gerald "Gerry"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald "Gerry" Dolomount announce his passing on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Mary (Kenrick Hancox), Paula (Michael Coyne), George (Jennifer) and Mark (Pamela); grandchildren: Christa, Michael, Luke, Kenzie, Nicklas and Alex; great-grandchildren: Kiah and Rowan; brother Ron (Eudevilla); sisters: Annie Hardy and Gloria Allen (Dennis); aunts: Doreen Dolomount and Blanche Rose; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ignatia "Nish" (nee Brake) and parents James and Mary Ann Dolomount. Family and friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, June 9 at 2:00 P.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

FELIX, Ruby
Passed on: June 1st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruby Felix announce her passing at the Bay St George Long term Care Center on Sunday June 1st 2014 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 59 years Ted, her three sons Glen (Lillian) , Teddy (Carole), Bruce (Cindy) all in Ontario, her two daughters Caroline (Colin), Debbie (Butch) all in Ontario, her brother Reg in British Columbia and her four sisters Shirley (Austin), Gloria, Louise (Derek) all in Stephenville, Betty (Hughie) in St.John's. Also leaving to mourn are her five grand children, five great grand children and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Archibald and Louise, her brothers Kevin, Wallace and her sister Nettie. Visitation will take place on Wednesday June 4th 2014 at Maria Regina Parish from 2-4 and 7-9 from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday June 5th 2014 at 10 a.m As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Friends may sign the online guest book by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

HARNUM, Harold
Born: October 21st, 1926
Passed on: June 24th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Harnum announce his passing on Tuesday, June 25th, 2014 from the Long Term Care Center in Corner Brook at the age of 87. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 62 years Myrtle, children: Joyce (Cliff) Anstey, Calvin (Valerie), Melvin (Colleen), David, Bruce (Patsy), Joy Dalley, Brian (Marina), grandchildren: Kirk, Denise, Trevor, Judy, Shawn, Brittany, Marsha, Monica, Myles, Kendra, Kody, Kory, Justin, Jamie, Adam, Megan, Amanda, Nicholas, Kyle, great-grandchildren: Alexandra, Kirkland, Ethan, Brittney, Griffen, Bradley, Ryder, Kendall, Claire, Julia, Mason, Justin, Dariya, Kolton, Rhea, Alexah, Ava, sister Annie Janes, brother Maxwell (Betty) Harnum, and brother-in-law Calvin (Edwina) Snow, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Amelia Harnum, daughter Arlene and sisters: Elizabeth, Emily and Dorothy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Friday, June 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 28th at 2 p.m. from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake with Pastor Coles and Pastor Gifford officiating, interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery on Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Gideon's Society and the Parkinson's Society. To sign the family guestbook visit our website www.fillatre.ca

HINKS, Karl Maxwell
Born: April 23rd, 1944
Passed on: June 21st, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karl Maxwell Hinks announce his passing on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at his family residence in his 69th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Doris. Three children Carolyn Moss of Deer Lake, Theodore (Darlene) of Victoria, BC, and Carla (Jerry) of Deer Lake. five grandchildren, Stephen, Maxwell, Jordan, Bailey and Sophia. One great-grandchild Emily. His siblings Harry Hinks, Sheila (Woodrow) Gilley, Caroline (Jerry) Smith and Roderick (Lisa) Hinks. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Karl was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Marion Hinks, grandchild Dylan and brother Morris. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake Sunday, June 22nd, 2014, from 7-9pm. Monday, June 23rd, 2014, 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014, at 10:30 am from the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Boland officiating. By request of Karl cremation to follow. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HULAN, Mary (Nee Seymour)
Passed on: June 2nd, 2014

Passed away suddenly at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, June 2, 2014, in her 80th year. Predeceased by her parents Philip & Frances Seymour. Leaving to mourn her loving husband George of 57 years; sons: Paul (Colleen), Glen (Cynthia), Jeff (Kelley), and Robert (Jackie); grandchildren: Adam (Alison), Danielle, Sara (Scott), Katie, Philip (Jacqueline), and Ava; great-grandchildren: Landyn, Zachary, and Joshua Hulan, and Caleb Rioux; sister Lenora (Alex Bell deceased) of Toronto, ON, Lavena (William Fraser deceased) of Ormocto, NB; brothers: Thomas (Una) and George (Marion deceased) of Isle aux Mort, NL. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl, on Thursday, June 5th, from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm. Funeral service from Barrett's Chapel on Friday, June 6th, at 2:00pm. Interment to take place at later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a Charity of Ones Choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

HULAN, Rosena
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Loving Mother Rosena (Rose) Hulan on Sunday June 29, 2014 in Edmonton. She spent most of her life in Stephenville. She was surrounded by all of her children and family. Cherished Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, she was a remarkable woman. She will be greatly missed by her 4 children, Carole (Cardinal), Linda Hulan (Cummings), Diane Hulan, Michael Hulan, and her beloved cat Maggie. She is also survived by her dear brother Fred, sons-in-law Gordon and Matthew, daughter-in-law Karen, and numerous nephews, nieces and relatives. Mom was predeceased by her husband William James, her parents Annie and Arthur, brothers Osborne and John, and sister Phyllis. She taught us so much about life, respect, humility, the value of silence, and so much more. Her jobs are all done, her spirit is free, and she is at peace now. She fought such a courageous battle, with never a word of complaint, right up to the very end. A private funeral service for family and close friends will be held on Monday, July 7 at 2:00 P.M. (viewing at 1:00) at the Westlawn Funeral Home, 16310 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton. Cremation will follow. We will be taking her home for burial with Dad, in Stephenville, later this summer. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Canadian Lung Association.

HUTCHINGS, Edna "Joan" (nee McLellan)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna "Joan" Hutchings announce her peaceful passing on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the age of 83 years at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Facility. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband Clyde, sons: Reg, Terry (Helen), Arch (Brenda), Darrell (Katherine) and Don (Carol); grandchildren: Dean (Fran), Janet, Christine (Ian), Stephanie (Chris), Meaghan (Sean), Michael (Jennifer), Caitlin, Stacey, Deidre (Gary), DJ, Brittany, Cody, Sarah and great-grandchildren: Susan, David, Rebekah, Elizabeth, Lucy and Shaelee as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents: Archibald and Eliza McLellan; sons: Gary and James; granddaughter Michelle; daughters-in-law Valerie and Judy; brothers: Frederick, Donald and Reginald McLellan; sisters: Madeline Jones, Hazel Meiwald and Sylvia Hickey. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Cremation and Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland Lung Association or a charity of one's choice. Special thanks to the staff of the Bay St. George and Corner Brook Long Term Care Facilities, Dr. Timothy Griffin and Joy Shears, LPN. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LAING, Deborah Tryphina
Born: February 26th, 1925
Passed on: June 19th, 2014

It is great sadness that the family of the late Deborah Laing announce her passing on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 89th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, children: Henry (Jennifer Francis) Payne, Terry (Linda) Payne, Roderick (Dale) Payne, Ivy (Chris Randell) Perry, George (Donna) Payne, Myles (Juanita) Payne and Gerald (Jill) Payne; her stepchildren: Christine (Lawrence) Roberts, Marion (Cliff) Reid, Myra (Thomas) Barker, Janet (Sam) Butt and Doreen Blouin; her daughter-in-law, Regina Payne; 18 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband, Sidney James Payne and second husband, Ronald Laing; children: Rufus Payne, Herman Payne and Matilda Thiessen; and stepson, Ronald. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cow Head on Saturday, June 21, 2014 where also the funeral service will take place on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guestbook or send condoleces, visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LEGGE, Bradley Keith
Born: July 19th, 1961
Passed on: June 24th, 2014
Bradley Keith Legge
, of Enfield, NS passed away on June 24, 2014 at the Colchester Reginal Hospital, Truro, NS after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 52. Bradley was born in St. David's, Newfoundland, the son of the Late Susanna (Greene) and Roy Legge. He worked for Markland Associated Ltd. and was a member of the IUPAT DC39. Bradley enjoyed camping, fishing and woodworking on small projects. He was a loyal Montreal Canadian fan and an avid, supportive fan of his children's sporting activities. He is survived by his spouse Patricia "Pattie" MacPherson, daughters, Emily (13), and Kelly (9); his sisters Dorothy (Gordon) Shears, Nancy Messervey, Margaret (Robert) Parsons, Alice (Keith) Whalen, Sharon (James) Dwyer, Rhoda (Brian) Pumphrey, Brenda (Calvin) Hulan and Alma (Sean) Legge; his brothers Isaac (Pearl), Hartley (Geraldine), Stanley (Nancy), and Clarence (Barb), mother-in-law, Jean MacPherson and brother-in-law, Raymond Patey along with a large circle of family and friends. Along with his parents, Bradley was predeceased by his brothers Roy, Donnelly, Albert, sister Muriel (Patey), brother-in-law Ross Messervey and father-in-law Don MacPherson. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service and Internment will take place on Friday, July 4th at the Cemetery in St. David's, with a reception to follow at the church hall. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

LODGE, Hilda Mary Stratton (nee Hoyles)
Born: December 19th, 1924
Passed on: June 22nd, 2014
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, June 22, 2014, Hilda Mary Stratton Lodge at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, in her 90th year. Left to celebrate her life are her children: Clayton Stratton, St. John's, Raymond Stratton, Dieppe, NB, Nina Langdon, Pasadena, Edwin (Marilyn) Stratton, Fredericton, NB, David (Janice) Stratton, Vespra, NB, Bernard (Catherine) Stratton, Corner Brook and Bradley (Constance) Stratton, Corner Brook; as well as many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas (Evelyn) Hoyles, Ontario; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Alexander and Dorcas Hoyles; first husband, Stewart Stratton; second husband, Mark Lodge; granddaughter, Shelly Lynn Stratton; grandson, Blair Stratton; son-in-law, Don Langdon; five brothers and three sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Tuesday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, with Majors Raymond and Laura Janes officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Corner Brook Citadel. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LUSH, Louisa Burden (nee Simmonds)
Born: December 25th, 1925
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 7th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the families of Louisa Burden Lush nee Simmonds announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, on Saturday, June 7th, 2014, at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her special friend; Donald Verge, sons; Victor (Jennifer), & Freeman, her daughter; Delilah (Gord), grandchildren; Gordon (Glenda), Rodney, Phillip (Nicole), Eric (Julie), Isabel (John), Jeffery & Amanda, 15 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 3 brothers; Jack (Marie), Garfield, & Adrian (Ann), 4 sisters; Geraldine (Fred), June (Ken), Viola (Wilson), & Judy (David), her brother in law; John Halfyard, sisters in law; Ivy, Frona (Clyde), Rowella (Woodrow), Amalda (Harold), Delores (Doug), & Lily, niece; Cynthia, & 3 step sisters; Lucy, Alama, & Violet. Louisa was predeceased by her 1st husband; Freeman Burden, 2nd husband; Samuel Lush, son; Donald, daughter in law; Arlene, her parents; Maude & Frank, step mother; Effie, her in laws; Jane & Robert, 2 sisters; Mary & Rita, brothers; Sam, & Raymond, brother in law; Harry, sister in laws; Anita & Annie, step sister; Mary, & step brother; Henry. The family will be receiving family and friends from the Pentecostal Church in Birchy Head, NL, on Monday, June 9th, 2014, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014, at 2: pm with Pastor William Cole & Pastor Derek Frampton officiating with the burial to follow at the Pentecostal Church cemetery in Wight's Road, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com    The Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.

MacDONALD, Loretta (nee Gregory)
Born: December 1st, 1920
Passed on: June 3rd, 2014

Generous. Loving. Kind. Independent. Vibrant. Loretta was well known and admired for her youthful good looks, her timeless style, her discreet generosity, and her remarkable independence. An extraordinary athlete, Loretta excelled in the bowling alley, hit triple twenties on the dartboard and could drive the green on any par three on the golf course. Loretta fiercely loved her family, immediate and extended, and provided unwavering support to them always. Her shining example showed all those she loved the truest meaning of family. Her son Allan, and daughters Jeanette (Jim Dawe), Marilyn (Vic Saccoccio), Melinda (Bill Coles), Joan (Tom Carey); her grandchildren Sabrina Saccoccio (Adam Brodie), Suzanne Carey (Peter MacDonald), and Jacqueline Carey; and her great-grandchildren, Oliver and Jesse MacDonald and Ruby Mae Brodie Saccoccio are so grateful to have been in her circle of love. Her beautiful sisters and dear friends Lorraine Traverse and Madelyn Reitzel have a lifetime of memories to cherish. Another circle of love awaited Loretta the night she passed. Her husband, Joseph MacDonald, parents, Bride and Flood Gregory, brother Cyril Gregory, sisters Madonna Dooley, Imelda Gillam, and Bernadette Power. What a reunion! We, her family, feel so very blessed to have had such a precious Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. We will be gathering and welcoming friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday, June 5 from 2 - 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM. To celebrate Loretta's life, a funeral mass will be held at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 11 AM with a final farewell to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Donations to the Western Regional Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care Unit) are welcomed.
A journey completed. A life well lived. A beautiful legacy of love for all of us.

MORRIS, William
Born In: Robinsons, Newfoundland and Labrador
Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 30th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Morris announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday June 30th 2014 at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his son Robert (Lillian) in Robinsons, his daughter Michelle Morris in Heatherton, his three brothers; Sidney Morris and Joe Morris both in Robinsons and Kevin Morris in St. David's, his two sisters; Maxine Meade in Stephenville and Joan in the USA along with his three grandchildren; Jonathan, Christopher and Jackie and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Barbara Ann, his daughter Joan, his brother Milton and his two sisters Beulah Chaffey and Phyllis Morris. Funeral services will take place on Thursday July 3rd 2014 at 2pm from St. Georges Anglican Church in Robinsons with interment in the Church Cemetery in Robinsons. Friends may call at the church in Robinsons on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. The online guestbook may be signed by visiting our website at www.russellsfuneralhome.ca

MULLETT, Emily Frances (nee Wicks)
Born: November 13th, 1926
Passed on: June 14th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Frances Wicks Mullett announce her passing on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Judith Mullett, Wayne Mullett (Karla) and Donna (Paul) Randell; grandchildren: Steven Scannell, Elizabeth Randell (Eric Lemoine), Vicki Randell and Phillip Randell; great-grandchildren: Ruby, Corinne and Celine Belle; sister, Goldie Sheppard; sisters-in-law: Joan Wicks, Dorothy (Ronald) Moore and Alice (Glennis) Harris; brother-in-law, Larry Varano; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Maxwell Mullett, 1999; mother Jenny Wicks (nee Carter), 1961; father Walter Wicks, 1966; brothers: John Wicks, 1929 and Willis Wicks, 2000. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. from First United Church, Park Street, with Rev. Harry Whitehorne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Retired Teacher's Foundation for Children's Charities or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

OSMOND, Neta Naomi
Born: April 7th, 1935
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 28th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Neta Naomi Osmond announce her passing with her loving family by her side at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit in Corner Brook on Saturday, June 28th 2014 at the age of 79. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Royburn (Mary); Brampton Ontario, Lloyd (Alan); Toronto Ontario, Julie (Woodrow) Gale; Scarborough Ontario, Sheila (James) Young; Hampden, Bonnie; Hampden, Terry (Tina); Oshawa Ontario, Randy; Hampden, Shawn (Terri-Lynn) Deer Lake, brother Philip; Ottawa Ontario, grandchildren: Melissa, Michelle, Chadwick, Michael, Travis, Trent, Tia, Sarah, Sophie great grandchildren: Nicholas, Noah, Ethan, Faith, Jack, Matthew, Chelsea, Ashlynn, Trinity, Dakota, Ryder, Landon, sisters in law: Marion Bennett, Adelaide Stride, Effie Osmond, Elsie Osmond, Liz Osmond, brothers in law: Pasco (Sandra) and Baxter (Muriel) as well as large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ronald (2011), daughter Loretta, parents Herman and Dorothy, brothers: Randolph, Willis and Llewlyn, mother and father in law Eli and Gwendolyn Osmond, sister in law Thelma, brothers in law: Gideon, Harris, Eric, Richard, Harold, grandchildren: Trevor, Agnes and Joseph. Friends may visit the Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Hampden on Monday from 7-9PM and again on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9PM from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 2nd at 2PM with Omar Reyes officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Hampden. To sign the family guestbook visit our website www.fillatre.ca

PARK, Luke Ralph
Born: March 12th, 1937
Passed in: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 13th, 2014
Gillams, NL

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a dear husband, father, grandfather and friend, Luke Ralph Park, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 55 years, Marie (nee Brake); children: Kerry, Guy, Dianne (Brian Forrest), Anita (Darren Park) and Lyndon (Sherri Tiller); grandchildren: Shoorah, Joshua, Sarah, Christopher, Thomas and Shelby. He will be sadly missed by brothers: Richard (Ethel), Wallace (Regina); sisters: Madeline (Howard Swyer), Laverne, Irene (Spencer House), Beverley (David Touchings); brothers-in-law: Bertram Burridge, Charles Brake (Dinah), Cal Brake (Joan), Utley Brake (Maggie), Vernon Brake (Myrtle), Baxter Brake (Loretta); sisters-in-law: Whyona White, Elizabeth White, Dawn Hickey (Art), Susanne Neibauer (Ken), Lulabelle Noseworthy (Joe) and a larger circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including special friends at Partridgeberry Point. Predeceased by his parents Ralph and Diana; mother-in-law, Annie; father-in-law, Clayton; sister, Linda; brothers-in-law: Edmund Blanchard, Austin White, William White and sister-in-law, Melba Lewis. Visitation at St. James Anglican Church, Gillams, Saturday, June 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with funeral service and celebration of his life on Monday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Malcolm Palmer officiating. Private family burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Hospital or to a charity of one's choice. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

PARK, Wilbert Brian
Born: May 6th, 1952
Passed on: June 8th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL

It is with extreme sadness the family of Wilbert Park announce his sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the age of 62 years, surrounded by his loving family. Left to mourn are his loving and devoted wife, Sharon (nee Collier); his two children: Jonathan (Stacy) and Gina (Joe); his stepchildren: Scott (Susan) and Rikki (Robin); grandchildren: Rylie, Maya, London Lily, Sawyer, Elijah and Stephanie; brothers: Irvin (Geraldine), Fred (Glenis), Wade (Bernice) and Eugene; sisters, Mae (Gerald) and Marlene (Mark); special brother-in-law, Ralph Byrne; mother-in-law, Florence Collier and Sharon's siblings and their families; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Myrtle; father, Lindsay; brothers and sisters: Paul, Mary, Delores, Vinnie, Velma, Glen and Stan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to 3A Western Memorial Regional Hospital or All Saints Anglican Church. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Bernard Christopher
Born: May 28th, 1931
Passed on: June 5th, 2014

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 Bernard Christopher Pike at the age of 83. Left to mourn, his wife of 60 years Vera Poole; daughter Donna Layden (Hayward), son Ross Pike; grandchildren: Christopher (Ashley), Rebecca (Robbie) and Karen (John), great-grandchildren: Ashlea, Brendan, Chaz, Rachael, Amy, Elizabeth and Ariel; brothers and sisters: Rita Eliassen, Yvonne McDonald, Evangeline Miles, Marion Biasutti and Richard Pike (Barb); brothers and sisters-in-law: Winnie Pike, Allen Poole (Shirley), Norman Poole (Agatha), Kalvin Poole, Sarah Whalen (Jack) and Loretta Skinner (Gerard); as well he will be missed by many other family members and close friends including his furry little friend Rosie. Bernard was predeceased by his parents, William and Margaret Pike, granddaughter Usha-Lynn, sisters: Mary-Ellen and Alma, brothers: Christopher, Mark, Ronald and Dominic. We will be gathering for visitation at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, June 9th at 10:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Robert James
Born: September 22nd, 1933
Passed on: June 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Pike announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories his loving wife of 57 years, Elizabeth (nee Brake); children: James (Barbara), Corner Brook, Elizabeth (Merlin Landry), Ft. McMurray, AB, Robert, Berwick, NS, Peggy (Shawn Breen), Peace River, AB, Christine Gripton, Sackville, NB, and Melissa (Steve MacDonald), Ft. McMurray, AB; grandchildren: Joshua (Stacey), Stephanie (Alex Donald), Jonathan, Meaghan, Kathleen, Luke McDonald, Louise McDonald, Michael McDonald, Amy Gripton, Rosasharon Gripton, and Tina Gripton; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Carol Anne (Stu Weldon); brothers: Ern (Ev), Claude (Grace), and Ron (Bernadette), as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Margaret and Alex; son-in-law Rev. Jamie Gripton; mother-in-law and step father-in-law Ivy and George Penney, and brother-in-law Jim Penney. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday between the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer Parish on Mt. Bernard Avenue with Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are 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 by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

REID, Koreen
Passed: on June 6th, 2014

44, of Mt. Pearl, NL, died early Friday morning in hospital in Ontario from complications from Multiple Sclerosis. Her family was by her side. Koreen was born in Halifax, NS to Muriel and (late) Eric Reid. She attended high school in Mt. Pearl and then went on to graduate at Memorial University. She worked as a teacher for a few years in NL before becoming a dental hygienist in NS upon graduation at Dalhousie University. She moved to Ontario in 2002 and married in 2006. Koreen is survived by her husband Mike Martonfi, her mother Muriel Randell, stepfather Sterling Randell of Corner Brook, and three siblings: twin sister Karen Reid (Alexander Walsh) of NS; brother Chad Reid and sister Rhonda Reid (Charles Copeland) of Ontario; nieces Andrea and Erica; nephews Warrick and Devon; loving aunts, uncles and cousins, stepfamily, numerous friends and home care providers. A special thanks to Dr. Charles Copeland and Dr. Kevin Luces for their excellent care and compassion. A small gathering of friends and family is to be held in Ontario on Sunday, June 8, from 1-4 p.m. in the home where she lived. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the MS Society.
Koreen was a bright light in all of our lives, with her kind spirit, sense of humor, and her perseverance in spite of unspeakable health challenges. She will be greatly missed, never forgotten, and always close in our hearts.

RICE, Wilfred Garfield
Born: November 26th, 1934
Passed on: June 9th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL (formerly of Hampden, NL)

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, Wilfred Garfield Rice at the Health Science Complex in St. John's, NL on Monday, June 9th, 2014, at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Nellie (nee Heath); his children: Jaunita Hampton (Roy Williams) of Red Deer, AB, Willis of Brampton, ON, Terry of ON, Ford (Neil Harris) of Corner Brook, NL, Cordella (Kevin Rose), St. John's, NL, Dean (Stephan Veilleux), Michelle of Toronto, ON; his sister, Mrs. Effie Osmond of Pollards Point, NL; his grandchildren: Chris Hampton (Susie), Melissa and Nicole Hampton, Gregory and Brandon Rice, Nicholas, Adam, Krista Rice, Bradley (Angel), Rice, Sandra Lee and Shawn Rose, Michael Kennedy and Sarilyn Rice; his six great-grandchildren; his father-in-law, Malcolm Heath; also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends. Wilfred was predeceased by his parents, Willis Rice & Sarah Regular; brothers: John, Arch and Raymond; his sisters: Olive and Pearl; and his mother-in-law, Mae Heath. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Marilyn Avery officiating. Burial to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the Canadian Cancer Society in Wilfred's memory and would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RYAN, Carrie Vivian
Passed in: Port Saunders, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 29th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carrie Vivian Ryan announce her passing on Sunday, June 29th, 2014 at the Rufus Guinchard Health Care Centre, Port Saunders in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, husband Patrick (Pat), children: Walter, Vivian, Agnes (Sterling), Christopher (Josee), Gladys, and Lizeta (Tim); grandchildren: Hillary, Colby, Natalie, Victoria, Emily and Madison; brothers: Fred (Clemmie) Hamlyn and Walter (Margaret) Hamlyn, sister-in-law Hazel Hamlyn. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was was predeceased by her parents Emily & Cyrus Hamlyn, her mom and dad that raised her Carrie & Walter Pike, daughter Mildred, sisters Edna, Iola, Gladys and Pearl, brothers George, Thomas, Robert, Richard, Howard, ALbert and twin brother Calvin (Bud) Hamlyn, Woodrow Pike and Gordon Pike. Visitation will take place from the Roman Catholic Church in Port Saunders on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 where also funeral mass will take place today, Thursday at 11:00am with interment to follow at the family plot. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

SIMMONS, Eric
Passed in: Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 30th, 2014

With saddened hearts and grateful thanksgiving for his 88 years of life, we announce the passing of Eric Hugh Simmons at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on June 30, 2014. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Mercedes (nee Young), his son Randy, daughters Judy (Vince), Valerie (Terry), Vicki (Kelly), and Marsha (Craig). He was a doting grandpa to the five grandchildren he dearly loved: Meredith (Mike), Alex (Emily), Joel (Serina), Rebecca and Andy. He has one surviving sister, Beulah Power, Mount Pearl and sister-in-law Phyllis Simmons, Corner Brook. During the last two years he resided at the Silverwood Manor in Kippens with his wife Mercedes. While there, he enjoyed the care of the wonderful staff and his personal caregivers. He made many new friends, particularly his table mates, and referred to the Silverwood as his home. His entire working career was in the employ of Imperial Oil Company from which he retired in 1982. His postings took him to Stephenville, Gander, Stephenville Crossing, Deer Lake, the Northern Peninsula and finally back to Stephenville Crossing in 1961. There he particularly enjoyed serving his customers in Bay St. George and Bay St.George South. He was often referred to as "the oil man" and fondly reminisced about his many days working at the plant and sometimes delivering oil on the trucks and stopping in to his customer's homes. At his request cremation will take place and a private family service will be held in his home town of Whitbourne, NL. There he will be laid to rest with his parents, George and Mary Simmons. Expressions of sympathy can be made through the on-line guest book at Russells Funeral Home, Stephenville.
He has gone to his rest.

TAYLOR, William Ernest
Born: September 7th, 1941
Passed in: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: June 6th, 2014
William Ernest Taylor
passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday June 6, 2014 at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Alma of 42 years, daughter Rhonda (Steve), son Bill (Janet), grandsons Brett, Alex; mother Ulrica, sisters Olga, Linda, Carole, Margie, Deanna; predeceased dad Harold, sister Lena and brother Bob, Cremation has taken place from Humber Valley Crematorium. Family and friends are welcome to join in a celebration of Will's life on Monday, June 9, at 6-9 pm at 39 Carberrys Road, Corner Brook, NL. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Janeway Childrens Hospital, St.John's. To sign the family guestbook or to make a memorial donation you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

TRAVERS, Richard William
1921 - 2014

The family of the late Richard William Travers announce his sudden, but peaceful, passing on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 in Troon, Scotland at the age of 93 years. He was born on April 3rd, 1921 in Little Port, Lark Harbour, NL. On August 24th, 1940 he left Newfoundland as a volunteer in the Royal navy on the HMS Ganges. When he left the service, he joined the Forestry Commission and was sent to Evanton in the north of Scotland where he met Phyllis Graham and they married on April 12th, 1945. They had four children. Richard was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis (on April 25th, 1995) and by all of his brothers and sisters. Of the 11 children born to John and Prudence Travers, he was the last. Left to mourn are his children: Graham, Maree, Elizabeth and Richard; 10 grandchildren & 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law: Rena and Marie (sisters of Phyllis) and Victoria (wife of his brother, John); a large circle of other relatives and friends; and close friend, Elizabeth MacDonald. His funeral will take place on Wednesday, July 2nd at 12:30 at Brodick Free Church, Arran, Scotland, followed by interment in Lamlash Cemetery, Arran, beside his wife, Phyllis.

TURRETT, Florence May
Born: April 14th, 1940
Passed on: June 9th, 2014
Corner Brook, NL

It is with profound sadness that the family of the late Florence May Turrett announce her peaceful passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's on Monday, June 9, 2014 at the age of 74 years. She was predeceased by husband, Leamon Howard Prince and son, Allen Joseph Turrett. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, her children: Madonna (Andy) Tincello, Wilson (Veta) Turrett, Norma (Reuben) Young, Theresa (Ivan) Young, Hector (Sherry) Turrett, Leonard (Sandra) Turrett, Philomena (Jerry) Simon, Joan (Bradley) Quigley, Ann Tourout, David (Patsy) Tourout, Victoria (Mark) Beck, Sandra (Junior) Turrett, Keith (Angela) Turrett, Dale Turrett (Shawn Saunders) and Gus (Chrissy) Turrett; stepchildren: Diane (Chuck) Yetman and Jason (Nicole) Prince; as well as a large circle of sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many friends. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 and continuing from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Parish in Lourdes on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9, from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Patry officiating. Interment will follow from the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

WHITE, Daisy M.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daisy M. White announce her passing on Monday June 16, 2014 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Rex of 64 years, brother Roland Howell (Kay) of Corner Brook, sister Clarice Howell of Uxbridge, Ontario, sisters in law Olive (Bursey) Adderly (late Jack), Beverley Neal ( late George), and Joan Spares (Sam), brother in law Keith, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Orestes and Esther Howell, brother Aubrey, and parents in law Ella and Ron White, stepmother in law Jean White. Memorial service will take place on Friday June 20th, at 2:00 PM from First United Church on Park Street with Rev. Harry Whitehorn officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SPCA Bay Of Islands Branch P.O Box 7 Corner Brook, NL A2H 6C3. To sign the family guestbook you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Veda Milavene (nee Morgan)
McIver's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Veda M. White announce her passing on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Patsy (Fred Jones), Nancy (Roger Lovell), McIver's, Sharon (John Payne), Cox's Cove, Marie (Brian Blanchard), McIver's, Paul (Vida), Cox's Cove, Graham (Christa), Chris (Lori Lynn), Farrell, Maxine (Sheldon Robinson), McIver's, Tracy (Ashley Brown), Courtney, BC and Stacy, Brampton, ON; grandchildren: Sandy, Lee Marvin, Vicki Lee, Toby, Tina, Lorna, Greg, Natasha, Nicole, Jessica, Lawrence, Bailey, Tyler, Tyrone, Tyson, Dakota and Shelly; 18 great grandchildren; sister, Rosie Lovell; brother, Kevin (Verna) Morgan; sisters-in-law: Margaret Morgan, Betty Morgan, May Gallant and Rita (Ben Bennett); brother-in-law, James White; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, George (Dodd) White, Jan. 26, 2014; parents, Gilbert & Josephine Morgan; parents-in-law, Joseph & Elizabeth White; brothers: Stephen Morgan, John Morgan and Cyril (Rowena) Morgan; sisters: Hilda (Hubert) Lovell), Phyllis (Oliver Parsons), Theresa and Bernadee; brothers-in-law: William Gallant, Esau Lovell and Joseph (Rose White). Friends may visit the Anglican Church of the Epiphany in McIver's on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 7 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Charlene Laing officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. 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

WILSON, Alfred Patrick
Born: February 16th, 1937
Passed on: June 14th, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Patrick Wilson announces his passing at the Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook on June 14 at the age of 77. Besides his parents, Stanley & Selina (nee Hynes) Wilson, he was also predeceased by his son, George; sister, June; parents-in-law, Jim & Lavina Meade; brothers-in-law: Montford Meade and Philip Strickland. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his loving wife, Maisie (nee Meade); children: Treena (Shane) Bragg-Niemi, Nancy (Dale) Hawkins, Lynne (Stephen) Wilson, William (Trudy) Wilson and Kristina (Kirk) George; grandchildren: Carly, Joanna, Jacob, Mollie and Joshua; brother, George (Jeanine) Wilson; sister, Danielle (David) Wilson; brother-in-law, James (Anita) Meade; sisters-in-law: Gertie (Hounsell) Bessey, Bertha Strickland and Noreen (Rex) Seaward. Visitation began Sunday, June 15, 7-9 p.m., from St. David's Anglican Church, Pasadena. Funeral service took place on Monday, June 16 at 11 a.m. from St. David's Anglican Church, Pasadena. Visitation also took place on Tuesday, June 17 from 10 a.m - 12 p.m. at East Haven Funeral Home, followed by a prayer service, followed by interment at St. James Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Parkinson's or Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were in the care of East Haven Funeral Home, Port aux Basques, 695-2300. www.easthavenfuneralhome.com
"Always In Our Hearts"

WOODMAN, Derek Ernest
Born: August 12th, 1951
Passed on: June 2nd, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Derek Ernest Woodman announce his sudden but peaceful passing on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 62 years, with his sister Brenda and niece Teara by his side. Derek was the youngest son of the late John & Lydia Woodman's nine children. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his siblings: Walter Woodman (Patsy), Melvin Woodman Sr. (Shirley), Neta Williamson (nee Woodman), Clarence Woodman (Rita), Harry Woodman (Maureen), Brenda Gordon (nee Woodman); sisters-in-law: Jean Woodman, Joanne Woodman. He was also blessed with 16 nieces and nephews, numerous grandnieces and grandnephews whom all have very strong memories of spending time with him, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers: Reginald Woodman and Arthur Woodman; and brother-in-law, Richard Williamson. Although Derek most recently resided in Ottawa, he always considered Corner Brook, Newfoundland to be his home and held many fond memories of his childhood there with his family. He held a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education Degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and was a substitute teacher for many years in Western Newfoundland. Derek was known for his love of Canadian politics and enjoyed a good discussion or debate. He was known for his outgoing, boisterous personality and charming smile. He had a passion for the homeless and wrote many papers on the same. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten by those who knew him. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Monday, June 16, 2014 between the hours of 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will take place from First United Church, Park Street, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Reverend Harry Whitehorne. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Daffodil House. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts & Never Forgotten"

YOUNG, Harold "Ronald"
Born: April 24th, 1937
Passed on: June 24th, 2014
Ronald Young
of St. George's passed away on June 24th 2014 at STRH at the age of 77. He was born in Sandy Point to Francis and Elizabeth (Duval) Young and was no doubt welcomed by them in God's embrace. He was predeceased by his sisters: Annie Grandy and Marjorie Blanchard, also by his brothers: Edward, Charlie, and Sandy. Ronnie was by all accounts a good man and remained a man of faith through his last days. He loved all things Sandy Point, the sea air, a good yarn, a funny joke, little kids and animals, old time country music, western movies, a good feed of lobster, spending time with his family, chats on the phone with his kids, telling silly stories and singing songs (especially to his precious Charlotte and Vanessa), and going for drives looking for moose with his dog Patches. Ron was an adored and devoted husband to his wife Ruth (Hannon) Young. He was a loving and cherished father to Christopher (Karen) Young of Wasaga Beach, ON and Jennifer (Jerry) Baranowski of Rocky Hill, Connecticut. He was also the beloved "Nanette" to Kellee (Scott) Bennett White, whom he loved as his own. He is also leaving to mourn his lifelong buddy and brother Pius (Stella), his stepchildren Larry (Sharon), Maureen (Ata), Wanda, Tim (Jackie), and Jeff and a large circle of nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and great- grandchildren, extended family and friends. The family would like to thank his homecare aide Harriet Perrier for the kindness, friendship, and care she showed Ron/Dad in his last 3 years. Ron doesn't want tears-his suffering is done. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. "We will love you forever, and we miss you already." Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday June 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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