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The Western Star Newspaper
July 2003

 

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

In observance of Canada Day, The Western Star will not publish on Tuesday, July 1, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume and offices reopen on Wednesday, July 2.


Wednesday, July 2, 2003

DEATH

PITTMAN, Mabel Dorothy (nee Goosney)
Bellburns
November 11th, 1915 - June 27th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Dorothy Pittman announce her passing on Friday, June 27th, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Annie (Benjamin) Parsons, Priscilla (Lawrence) Lock, her step-daughter Eva Payne, Gerald (Holly) Pittman, Hubert Pittman, Norman (Freda) Pittman, John Pittman; 11 grandchildren: Paul Parsons, Jennifer Parsons, Wayne Pittman, Lorilynn Gagnon, Junior Lock, Tena Lock, Brian Payne, Blair Payne, Bonita (Gerard Costello), Sean Fraser and Scott Fraser; two great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Gagnon and Katherine Gagnon; her brother Steadman Goosney of Bonne Bay; four sisters-in-law: Alice Pittman of Bellburns, Madeline Goosney of Deer Lake, Florence Goosney and Pansy Goosney both of Bonne Bay. Also her special friend Hilda Buffett of Norris Point. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents William and Mabel, husband William, brothers William, Wallace, Norman, Joseph, sister Hazel, brothers-in-law Fred, Thomas, Henry, Hubert and sisters-in-law Maud, Elizabeth and Ada. Visitation took place from St. Aidens Church in Bellburns on Sunday where also funeral service took place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment followed at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to St. Aidens Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, July 3, 2003

DEATH

DOWNEY, Anthony (Teenie)
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anthony (Teenie) Downey announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his four sons: Andy Downey of Stephenville Crossing, David Downey and Clyde (Tina) Downey, all of Toronto, Scott (Cathy) Downey of St. John's and four daughters: Mary Pimpao of Calgary, Margaret Lewis of Toronto, Marie Laney of Brampton, Theresa Power of Toronto and four brothers: Barney (Carmel) Downey of Stephenville, Bill Downey of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Terry (Marina) Downey of Stephenville Crossing, Mickey (Marg) Downey of St. George's and three sisters: Veronica (John) Harvey of Brampton, Liz Payne of Stephenville Crossing, Jane Korn of Indiana and eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren 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, July 4th at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street in Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

FORD
Congratulations to Roy and Peggy Ford of Corner Brook who are celebrating their 50th anniversary today. Love and best wishes from their son Gary, daughter-in-law Lois, and granddaughters Amy and Carla. Best wishes also come from their family and many friends.


Friday, July 4, 2003

DEATH

"BENOIT" BENNETT, Pius Joseph
Benoit's Cove, NL
July 17, 1920 - July 2, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pius Joseph "Benoit" Bennett announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 59 years, Alice (nee Duffy); fourteen children: Joseph (Leona), Corner Brook; Patricia Menchenton (Calvin), Botwood; Charles (Mona), Benoit's Cove; Janette McLellan (Gary), Ontario; Mary Williams (friend Ernie), Nova Scotia; Dana (Elaine), Nova Scotia; Donald, British Columbia; Wanda Pynn (Tyrone), Corner Brook; Gary (Lori), Nova Scotia; Sherry Andrews (Darrell), British Columbia; Shawn (Elizabeth), British Columbia; Karen Young (Brett), Mount Moriah; Connie Ehler (Fred), Nova Scotia; Michelle Street (Shawn), Corner Brook; twenty eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; three brothers: Ben (Rita), Nick (Margaret), Isaac (Mary); four sisters: Del Connolly (Anthony), Margaret Hackett (Jack), Rita O'Connell (Phonse), May Bourgeois (Joseph), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Lorraine (1981), grandson Anthony (1998), parents William and Mary Benoit, brothers Frank, Bill and Felix. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, July 5th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove, Father Edmund Camacho officiating, followed by interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the Family/Sick Room, 4th Floor, O'Connell Center. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, July 5, 2003

DEATH

DOUCETTE, Muriel
Felix Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Muriel Doucette announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, July 4, 2003 at the age of 76 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Michael and four sons: Bill (Greta) Doucette of Stephenville, Jerry (Norma) Doucette of Port au Port, Brian (Veronica) Doucette of Port au Port, Randy (Rose) Doucette of Saskatchewan; two daughters: Stella (Edward) Felix of Port au Port, Lisa (Wayne) Penney of Port au Port and one sister, Jessie March of Port au Port; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Donald (Loretta) Doucette. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West on Saturday from 5-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Dialysis Unit (Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville or Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook) or donations to the Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ENGAGEMENT

ANDERSON / NIELSEN
Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Anderson are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Justin Alfred to Amie Jenine daughter of Gisele and Dwayne Nielsen of St. Paul, Alberta. Wedding to take place September 6th, 2003 in St. Paul, Alberta.

WEDDING

GILLARD / TOMS
LOCAL ARTIST WEDS

Corner Brook artist Allan Gillard and Mariel Anne Toms were married on May 10, 2003, in Victoria, BC. They exchanged wedding vows they composed for each other at the romantic Victorian heritage house, the Amethyst Inn. They honeymooned on Vancouver Island and have planned a trip back to Corner Brook this fall to visit their families. Mr. and Mrs. Gillard now live in Vancouver, BC. Congratulations, love and best wishes from their family and friends.


Monday, July 7, 2003

DEATHS

KENNEDY, Gerard Joseph (Max)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Max Kennedy announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 5, 2003 at the age of 70. He will be sadly missed by his brother Joseph of Marystown and several other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents James & Nellie Kennedy and several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will take place today at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the S.P.C.A. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.

BURTON, Angie Lorraine
Pollard's Point
June 1st, 1986 - July 4th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Angie Lorraine Burton announce her passing on Friday, July 4th, 2003 in her 17th year. She will be always remembered and ever loved by her parents Lorraine Burton & Llewellyn Brown of Pollard's Point; three sisters: Brittany of Pollard's Point, Tammy (Mrs. Paul Curtis) of Deer Lake and Nicole Brown of Pollard's Point; one brother, Kevin Brown of Ontario; her grandparents, Daniel & Margaret Burton of Pollard's Point and her grandfather, John Brown, who resides in the O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook; also a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Pollard's Point on Saturday evening and Sunday, where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, flowers or donations to the Janeway Foundation would greatly be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PIKE, Jean Elizabeth (nee: Wareham)
Passed peacefully away on Friday, July 4th, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Jean Elizabeth Pike. Leaving to mourn: her husband Harold Wilson Pike; daughters: Louise Strickland, Linda (David) Reeves, Marina (Wayne) Sexton, Cheryl (Frank) Stratton; daughter-in-law Fern Pike; sons: Bram (Dale), Lorne (Janice), Todd (Heidi), 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy (Wesley) Pike, Ruby (Robert) McGinn, Lorraine (Cyril) Dowden, Audrey; sister-in-law Daff Wareham; brothers: George (Audrey) Wareham, Lloyd (Gaye) Wareham; brother-in-law Leslie Pike and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her son Harold Jr. (Pikie), parents John and Amelia Wareham, sister Marjorie, brother Donald. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 8th at 2:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Frank Johnson officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Monday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, July 8, 2003

DEATHS

REES, Ella
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Rees announce her peaceful passing on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at the Wolfville Nursing Home, NS in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her son Jay and wife Lori (Dawe) of Centerville, NS, son Don and wife Karen (Doody) of Saint John, NB, grandsons: Jason (wife Melissa), Matthew and Timothy, sisters: Isabelle and Margaret and brother Bill. She was predeceased by her parents William and Elsie Taylor and her husband Henry James. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will take place at All Saints Anglican Church in Stephenville Crossing at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 10th, 2003 after which she will be laid to rest at the family plot in the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the CNIB.

ANDERSON, Derrick
Burgeo, NL

Passed peacefully away on July 7th, 2003 at the Calder Health Centre, Burgeo after a courageous battle with cancer, Derrick Anderson in his 38th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his parents Bill and Lorraine Anderson, girlfriend Georgina Fudge and special little girl Sami; and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo, with Reverend Childs and Harrison Heidel officiating, followed by the interment at the Burgeo Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made at our website www.fillatre.ca

PIKE, Jean Elizabeth (Nee: Wareham)
Passed peacefully away on Friday, July 4th, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Jean Elizabeth Pike. Leaving to mourn: her husband Harold Wilson Pike; daughters: Louise Strickland, Linda (David) Reeves, Marina (Wayne) Sexton, Cheryl (Frank) Stratton; daughter-in-law Fern Pike; sons: Bram (Dale), Lorne (Janice), Todd (Heidi), 18 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy (Wesley) Pike, Ruby (Robert) McGinn, Lorraine (Cyril) Dowden, Audrey; sister-in-law Daff Wareham; brothers: George (Audrey) Wareham, Lloyd (Gaye) Wareham; brother-in-law Leslie Pike and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her son Harold Jr. (Pikie), parents John and Amelia Wareham, sister Marjorie, brother Donald. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 8th at 2:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Frank Johnson officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KEOUGH, Shawn Gerard
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shawn Keough announce his passing peacefully at his residence on July 6, 2003 at the age of 43. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his daughter Tara Lynn Meaney, Corner Brook; five brothers: Alphonses (Elizabeth), Corner Brook; Peter (Judy) Pasadena; Michael (Gladys), Corner Brook; Thomas (Cathy), Ontario; Paul (Jo-Ann), Corner Brook; seven sisters: Theresa (Gerry), Marie (Joseph), Madonna (Dave), Daliah (John), Coleen, Helen (Ben), Doreen (Bob); sister-in-law Maureen Keough-George, all of Corner Brook; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Thomas and Leonie Keough in 1989, and his brother Tony in 1993. Visitation will take place today at Country Haven Funeral Home from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gale officiating, interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

BAKER, Hattie (nee Wilton)
Toronto (Formerly of Woody Point)
November 15th, 1941 - July 5th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hattie Baker announce her passing on Saturday, July 5th, 2003 in Toronto in her 61st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Ronald; one sister Rhoda (Ronald) Snow of Deer Lake; three brothers: Joseph (Mary) Wilton of Corner Brook, William (Irene) of Woody Point and Allen (Shirley) of Woody Point; her nieces and nephews: Marie (Eunice) of Trout River, Ricky (Linda), Glenda both of Woody Point, Jeff (Helen) of Nova Scotia and Danny of Woody Point, Allen (Darlene) of Daniels Harbour and Carol Ann (Eddie) of Woody Point; her great-nieces and nephews: Stacey, Pauline, Paula, Blair, Jeffrey, Stephanie, Katie, Kelly, Christopher, Michael and Melanie; her great-great nieces and nephews: Alexandrea, Nicholas, Amber and Gabrielle; two aunts: Frances Porter of Stephenville and Mary Thomas of Grand Falls. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents George and Sybil Wilton, sisters Eileen and Sadie and niece Beverley. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Woody Point today, Tuesday evening where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday 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"


Wednesday, July 9, 2003

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Emma Marie
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away on Tuesday, July 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Marie McCarthy, at the age of 64 years. She leaves to mourn her children: Charles David McCarthy (Lori), Duncannon, Penn., USA; Brian Kevin McCarthy (Jane), Mississauga, ON; Gregory Robert McCarthy (Susan), Toronto, ON; Darren George McCarthy, Corner Brook; grandson Matthew McCarthy; granddaughter Emma McCarthy; sisters: Bertha Hillier, Ottawa, ON; Marion Flynn (Cyril), Courtney, BC; Edith Mayo (Jim), Marystown, NL and a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jeremiah McCarthy (April 1997), brother Robert Fudge and parents Charles Dawe Fudge and Phoebe Fudge. The funeral service will be held from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue on Thursday, July 10th at 10:30 a.m., followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Region. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HUMBER, Gladys May
Passed peacefully away in her 87th year May Humber, cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband Alva and daughter Pauline. Deeply missed and forever remembered by her daughter Diane (husband Lawrence), St. John's and her son David (wife Gerri), British Columbia; five grandchildren: Alan and Nancy Humber, Stephen Jones, Dermot and Jacob Canning; five great-grandchildren, her devoted brother and sister-in-law, Max and Barbara St. Croix, as well as other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, on Thursday, July 10th, at 2:00 p.m., Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted.  "She will live forever in our hearts"

PITTMAN, Ena Mary (nee Ricks)
Pollard's Point
August 28th, 1929 - July 8th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ena Mary Pittman announce her passing on Tuesday, July 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 73rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband George of Pollard's Point. Her ten children: Christine (Wilfred) Wicks of Jackson's Arm, Audrey (Donald) Eveleigh of Corner Brook, Eileen (Lloyd) Regular of Pollard's Point, Peggy (Benjamin ) Young of Corner Brook, Evelyn (Tony) Gale of Ontario, Esther (Barry) Noseworthy of Ontario, Brian (Margaret) Pittman of Corner Brook, Karen Pittman (Lyron Warford), Glen Pittman (Brenda Dyke), both of Pollard's Point and Lisa (Mark) Butler of Corner Brook. Twenty eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Two brothers Gordon Ricks of Pollard's Point and Simon Ricks of Nova Scotia. Three sisters: Sylvia (Henry) Davis of Pollard's Point, Esther Moores of Corner Brook, Violet (Solomon) Pittman of Corner Brook. Her special friends Albert (Mary) Gillingham of Pollard's Point. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Pollard's Point today, Wednesday where also Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon David Pierce officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 53 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, July 10, 2003

DEATHS

PARK, Alfred Cyril
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Cyril Park announce his passing on Tuesday, July 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: special niece Betty Best, great niece Shelley Best (Troy), Cox's Cove, brother Raymond (Annie) Park, Cox's Cove, four sisters: Lilly (Ralph) Abbott, Geraldine (Walter) Cox, Cox's Cove, Hilda (Dave) Park, Arnprior, ON and Julie (Scott) Osbourne, Cox's Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sisters: Glorena Park, Mildred Park and Jean Park, brother Utley Park, nephews Jamie Park and Timmy Osbourne and parents Annie and Norman Park. Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove, on Thursday from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, July 11th, 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 St. Nicholas Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GAUDON, Melvin
Port Au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Gaudon announce his passing at the Health Science Complex in St. John's on Tuesday, July 8, 2003 at the age of 59 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Judy (nee Hynes) of Port au Port East; daughters: Gail (Lorne) Gerwing, Gizelle Gaudon and special grandson Spencer, all of Yellowknife, NT; mother Bertha Gaudon of Port au Port East; two brothers: Robert Gaudon, Urban (Irene) Gaudon, all of Port au Port East and three sisters: Edna (Pat) Morrison of Stuart, FL, Louise (Barry) White, Kay (Paul) Lidstone, all of Port au Port East; numerous nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Wilson Gaudon in 1987. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, July 11th at 1:30 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Friday, July 11, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, July 12, 2003

DEATHS

BUCKLE, Mary Agnes
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Agnes Buckle announce her passing on Friday, July 11th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are four children: Sheila MacNeil (Brian), Albert Buckle (Linda), Robert Buckle and special friend Linda MacLaren, Regina Staples (Gerry); thirteen grandchildren: Brian Buckle, Janet Lynn, Brian Jr., Mark & Michael MacNeil, Cheron, Cassandra, Melissa Buckle, Shane, Shannon & Erin Buckle, Michael & Danny Staples; four sisters: Elizabeth (Betty) Fitzgerald, Sheila Sova (Richard), Jean Murphy (Bill), Patricia (Pat) Greene (Bryan); three brothers: Kevin, Mike and Frank Fitzgerald; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Buckle (1986), sons Francis (1952) & Paul (1999), brothers Joe (1997) & Roy (1968). A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, July 14th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. 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. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BOLAND, Michael F. (Mike)
July 12, 1931 - December 26, 2002

The cremains of Mike Boland will be laid to rest at Mt. Cecilia Cemetery, Curling on Monday, July 14th following a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church at 10:30 A.M. The family will host a reception at the school cafeteria following the burial. Mike is the son of Leo Patrick Boland and Anita (Hynes) Boland. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Harold. He is survived by his son Rick, daughter Bobbie Anne (Bill Duggan), Torbay; daughter Patricia (Jeff Baker), Toronto; son Gerry, New Market, son Leo, St. John's, son Tony, St. John's, daughter Shelly (Steve Power), Churchill Falls, daughter Mia, St. John's and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His oldest sister Mary (Clem Lindsey) of West Palm Beach, Florida and his youngest brother Fred, of Kingston, Ontario, will be attending the Funeral Mass and burial. His sisters Bride (Vancouver), Helen and Mona (Cornwall) regret that they are unable to attend the service. Rick, Mary, Fred and other members of the family will attend a Mass of remembrance at St. Stephen's Parish in Stephenville on Sunday, July 13th, at 11:00 a.m. The family will be meeting for coffee after Mass at Emile's at the Holiday Inn. God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things we can and the wisdom to know the difference.

STAPLES, Josephine Mary (nee McHugh)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Josephine Staples announce her passing on Friday, July 11, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 87 years. She was predeceased by her husband Michael, April, 1992, parents James and Julia McHugh, four brothers, five sisters and son-in-law Edmund Kelly. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are seven children: David (Sharyl), Sister Sylvia Staples, Joseph (Linda), Carol Ann (Bryan) Scofield, Billy (Sheila), Gerry (Regina) and Mary Kelly; fifteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place today, Saturday, July 12th, at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Redeemer Parish, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ENGAGEMENT

COMPANION & WAY
Ross and Dorothy Companion are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lynn Marie to Monty, son of Clyde and Mabelle Way. The engagement took place Easter Sunday. A 2004 wedding is planned.

O'BRIEN
Peter & Irene O'Brien would like to announce the engagement of their two sons, Ian & Chad. The engagement of Ian Paul, to Danielle Denise Pike, daughter of Vince and Shirley Pike of C.B., took place on New Year's Eve in Edmonton, Alb. Their wedding will take place July 26, 2003. The couple is currently residing in San Diego, Cal. The engagement of Chad Daniel to Jillian Ann Ralph, daughter of Truman and Joan Ralph of Bishop's Falls, took place on New Year's Day in St. John's. There are no wedding plans set to date. Congratulations to all. Love Mom & Dad.

WEDDING

SNOOKS & PIKE
Cheryl Snooks
, daughter of Herb and Carolann Snooks, and Jamie Pike, son of Fern and the late Harold Pike, were married at Oakland United Church in Corner Brook on June 7th, 2003 with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Erin Pike, best friend of the bride was Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Angela Park, Nichola Park, and Courtney Noseworthy all cousins of the bride, and Julia Rose, friend of the bride. Jeff King, friend of the groom was Best Man. Groomsmen were Jon Pike, brother of the groom, Grant Snooks, brother of the bride, Rob Parsons, cousin of the groom and Greg Pike, friend of the groom. Ushers were Stephen Combdon and Andrew Piercey. Soloists were Bernadette Park and Marjorie Pike. Organist was Victoria Murphy. A reception was held at Marble Mountain where Elwin Coish was Master of Ceremonies. The newlyweds honeymooned in Varadero, Cuba and are now residing in Corner Brook. Cheryl and Jamie would like to thank everyone for making their day so special.


Monday, July 14, 2003

DEATHS

BUCKLE, Mary Agnes
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Agnes Buckle announce her passing on Friday, July 11th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are four children: Sheila MacNeil (Brian), Albert Buckle (Linda), Robert Buckle and special friend Linda MacLaren, Regina Staples (Gerry); thirteen grandchildren: Brian Buckle, Janet Lynn, Brian Jr., Mark & Michael MacNeil, Cheron, Cassandra, Melissa Buckle, Shane, Shannon & Erin Buckle, Michael & Danny Staples; four sisters: Elizabeth (Betty) Fitzgerald, Sheila Sova (Richard), Jean Murphy (Bill), Patricia (Pat) Greene (Bryan); three brothers: Kevin, Mike and Frank Fitzgerald; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Buckle (1986), sons Francis (1952) & Paul (1999), brothers Joe (1997) & Roy (1968). A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, July 14th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Visitation took place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. 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. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

NEVILLE, Lloyd Edward
Pasadena, NL

Passed away Saturday, July 12, 2003 Lloyd Edward Neville at the age of 64 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother Mary Neville; daughters: Janet Jefferies (Mark), Guelph, Ontario, Elaine Barry (Peter), Grand Falls; granddaughter Nicola; sisters and brothers: Marion Buckle (Ned), Corner Brook, Albert Neville (Madonna), Patsy Caines (Glynn), David Neville (Shirley), Joanne Carroll (Bernard), all of Pasadena; sister-in-law Greta Neville, Stephenville and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Albert Neville Sr. and brother Kevin Neville. The family will be receiving friends at the Roman Catholic Church in Pasadena Monday, July 14, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. Father John Peddle officiating. The interment will be held at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, July 15, 2003

DEATHS

HILLIARD, William Andrew
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Hilliard announce his passing on Sunday, July 13th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: His loving wife of 54 years, Annie (nee Mitchell); son, David (Vera); three daughters: Dianne Bugden (Craig), Linda Payne (Scott) and Kimberley Strickland (Curtis), grandchildren: Mark Hilliard (Stephanie), Rhonda Robson (Paul), Carla Bugden (Conrad), Stephen Bugden (Kelly), Bradley Payne (Tracey), Blair Payne (Alicia), Andrew and Neil Strickland; great grandchildren: Carson Hilliard, Joshua Robson, Emily, Avery and Aaron Payne; brother Hayward Hilliard (Winnie); sisters: Laura Pearo, Pearl Mitchell (Joseph), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John T. and Elizabeth Hilliard, sisters: Alice, Martha and Lavinia. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to Curling Memorial United Church or to the Palliative Care Unit, WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BARRETT, Sheila (nee Street)
Howley
March 18th, 1925 - July 13th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sheila Barrett announce her passing on Sunday, July 13th, 2003 in her 78th year. She will be sadly missed by her children Kathleen (Robert) Curtis, Mabel (Lorenzo) Woolridge, Arch (Mary) Barrett, Jean, Anne (Shawn) Piercey, all of Howley; Linda Taylor (Ray Barrows) of Wasauga Beach, Ontario, and Ken (Pauline) of Howley. Her daughter-in-law Linda Barrett of Shoal Harbour. Twenty nine grandchildren, thirty six great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren. Her sister Kathleen (Bob) Goreski of Philadelphia, USA; her brother Garland (Olive) Street of Bishop Falls. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert, son Walter, sisters Margaret and Emily, brothers Hubert and Willie and son-in-law Ralph. The family will be receiving friends from the Anglican Church in Howley today, Tuesday where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Canon Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in Howley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Howley Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BENOIT, Bernard Joseph
11-C St. George's Avenue, Stephenville
(Formerly of Marches Point)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, July 13, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving companion, Margaret Butler of Stephenville and seven sons: Joe (Kerry) Benoit of Souix City, Iowa, Glen Benoit of Piccadilly, Greg (Rene) Benoit of Kitchener, Ontario, Anslem (Shelia) Benoit of St. George's, Robert (Geraldine) Benoit of Brampton, Ontario, Duane (Lori) Benoit of Stephenville Crossing, Jason Benoit of DeGrau and four daughters: Joan (Danny) Jesso of Jerry's Nose, Marina Jesso (Peter Colbourne) of Brampton, Ontario, Caroline (Carroll) Leone of Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Laura (Ben) Bennett of Stephenville Crossing and one brother, Patrick (Bernice) Benoit of Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia; three sisters: Margaret Young of Corner Brook, Annie May (Emmanuel) Benoit of Marches Point, Madonna (Jim) Bruchert of DeGrau and a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Ronald Joseph Benoit, Cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Burial service will take place on Wednesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marches Point. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

KELLY, Richard Bernard
O'Connell Centre
(Formerly of Howley)
July 28th, 1932 - July 13th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Bernard Kelly announce his passing on Sunday, July 13th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 70th year. He will be sadly missed by his mother Florence Kelly of Deer Lake; his brothers: Leo (Loretta), Ralph (Kay), sister, Theresa Byrne, all of whom reside in Howley; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Richard Kelly, in 1968; brother-in-law William Byrne in 1997. The family will be receiving friends from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Tuesday from 12 noon- 2:00 p.m. where a memorial service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Father Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in Howley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the O'Connell Centre and the 6th Floor Recreation Programs or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Wednesday, July 16, 2003

DEATHS

FOOTE, Wade Ronald
Burgeo, NL

Passed away tragically in a car accident on Sunday, July 13, 2003, Wade Ronald Foote in his 21st year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his parents Raymond and Beverly Ann (nee Wade), sister Megan, grandmothers Louise Foote and Regina Wade, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers: Ronald Foote (1985), Kevin Wade (1972), and his uncle Noel Wade (1984). The family will be receiving friends from St. John the Evangelist Church, Burgeo, followed by the funeral service on Wednesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Burgeo Community Cemetery, Roman Catholic Section. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MAYBEE, Reta
Memorial Service

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 17th, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist in celebration of Reta Maybee's life. Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment of the ashes will follow at the Townsite Cemetery. Tea will be served by the Anglican Church Women following the service. All are welcome to attend.


Thursday, July 17, 2003

DEATHS

COLLIER, Dulcie
Robinsons, NL

Passed away at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 Dulcie Collier at the age of 78 years. She leaves to mourn, sons: Gordon (Trudy) and Arthur (Annette), Robinsons; Henry (Gloria), Ontario; daughters: Linda Topping, Montreal; Wanda Quilty (Alphonsus), Jeffreys; Brenda Collier (Lance), Ontario; fourteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters: Kathleen Morris, South Branch; Alma McEachren, Robinsons; and a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Collier (1963), daughter Marshalina Collier, son-in-law William Topping Sr. and grandson William Topping Jr. The family will be receiving friends from St. George's Anglican Church, Robinsons beginning Wednesday evening, from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Karen Laldan officiating. The interment will follow at Holy Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery in Codroy. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be 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

MAYBEE, Reta
Memorial Service

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 17th, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist in celebration of Reta Maybee's life. Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment of the ashes will follow at the Townsite Cemetery. Tea will be served by the Anglican Church Women following the service. All are welcome to attend.


Friday, July 18, 2003

DEATHS

HOOKEY, Horace Alfred
Corner Brook, NL
WW2 Veteran

Passed peacefully at home on Thursday, July 17th, 2003 Horace Alfred Hookey at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 57 years Edna (nee: Penney) of Corner Brook; sons Brian (Charlotte) of NS, William (Jackie) of Pasadena, Brent (Sharon) of BC, Bradley (Melinda) of NS; daughter Denise (George Burton) of Pasadena; son-in-law Anthony Joyce of Corner Brook; sixteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother Collis Hookey of Toronto; sister Elsie (Bennett) Little of Port Rexton; two sisters-in-law Elizabeth (Arthur) Hookey of Port Rexton, Marlene (Don) Hookey of Toronto; special nephew Horace Hookey and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Kedar Hookey and mother Amelia (nee: Carberry) Hookey, both of Champney's, Trinity Bay; daughter Marina Joyce of Corner Brook; brothers Arthur Hookey of Port Rexton and Donald Hookey of Toronto. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 19th at 10:30 a.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday from 3:00 - 4:30 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WICKENDEN
Conrad Bruce Wickenden
On July 14, 2003, Conrad Bruce Wickenden
passed away suddenly at his home in Ucluelet, B.C. at the age of 75 years. Conrad is survived by his loving wife Laura, and daughter Joyce Roberts (Bob); grandchildren: Tammy, Rebecca, Bobbi-Jo, Tara, and Sherry-Anna; as well as great grandchildren: Seth and Yvonne. He is also survived by his sisters: Jeannine, Carrol, Donna, Juanita, and Lorna. Conrad lived in Newfoundland for 30 years and was well known throughout the community through his work in the auto industry as well as a minister for the Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation until moving to Ucluelet, B.C. to be closer to family. We eagerly await seeing him again on a paradise earth. John 5:28,29. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Chapel of Memories entrusted with arrangements (250)723-3633.


Saturday, July 19, 2003

BIRTHS

WALSH
Chantel along with her mom & dad Lisa & Darryl Walsh would like to welcome home her new sister, Monica. Born March 22, 2003. She is the granddaughter of Fred & Sadie Tipple and Wallace & Marie Walsh.

PENTON
Jamie and Daphne Penton are pleased to announce the birth of their son Riley Jamie on May 15, 2003 weighing 9 lb. 8 oz. at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Proud grandparents are Martin and Elsie Penton and Ronald and Victoria Decker.

WEDDING

ELLIOTT / STRUGNELL
The marriage of Amy Elliott, daughter of Kathryn and Randy Elliott of Corner Brook to Shannon Strugnell, son of Carolyn Strugnell Hull and the late David Strugnell and step son of David Hull, all of Moncton, took place on June 28, 2003 at the First United Church in Corner Brook. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. John Adams. Maid of Honor was Tanya Gillingham, best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Heather Elliott, cousin of the bride, and April Bell, friend of the bride. Bestman was Shane Strugnell, brother of the groom, Groomsmen were Christian Penney and Andy Buckle, both friends of the bride and groom. Flower girl was Jessica Gillingham, daughter of the maid of honor. The reception was held at the Holiday Inn with Terry Hefford, friend of the bride, as emcee. Photographer was Ken Dean, friend of the bride and groom, and the video was done by Eric Elliott, uncle of the bride. The couple currently reside in Moncton, New Brunswick where both are employed. Amy & Shannon would like to thank everyone who helped make their day special.


Monday, July 21, 2003

DEATHS

MILLER, George N.
17 Elizabeth Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George N. Miller announce his passing at his residence on Friday, July 18, 2003 at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his five daughters: Susan (Joe) Connors of Labrador City, Debbie (Dave) Johnston, Darlene (Harvey) Pawlett, Lisa Morris (Donnie Collier), Wanda (Sterling) Pollard and special son-in-law, George Morris, all of Stephenville and four sons: Mike (Odette) of Pembroke, Ontario, Joe (Trudy) of Saskatoon, Frank and Jeff of Fort McMurray and eleven grandchildren. Also left to mourn are two brothers, Jim and Joe and four sisters: Winnifred, Della, Jenny and Mary. He will also be sadly missed by close friends, Valda and Cory Bourgeois and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Rita Miller in 1989. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated.

CROCKER, Ellen
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Crocker announce her passing on Friday, July 18, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Christina (Bradford) Baxendale, Clarenville, Geraldine (Gerald) Beaulieu, Reidville, Linda (Wilfred) Halfyard, Alexander Crocker, both of Deer Lake. Grandchildren: Devon, Amy, Michelle, Lawrence, Luke, Chad, Craig, David, Jason and Stephen. Sisters: Bridie, Liz and Agnes all of Ireland, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander, brothers John and Mike, sister Ann and parents Catherine and Michael. Friends may visit St. George's Anglican Church in Cormack today where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jonathan Rowe officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guestbook or to make a donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, July 22, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Wednesday, July 23, 2003

DEATHS

RANDELL, Ellen M.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Randell announce her passing on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 67 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Roland (Ruby), Chris (Nancy), Karen (Paul) Lang, Diane Pender and Brenda Randell, all of Corner Brook. Grandchildren: Deanna (Cameron) Sproule, Paul, Robyn and Shania. Brother Carl (May) White, Niagara on the Lake, ON. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Bond Randell, parents Claude and Emily White, sisters Malita and Marie and brother William. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue this evening from the hours of 7-9 P.M. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 25th at 2:00 P.M. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with Arch Bishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial 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


Thursday, July 24, 2003

DEATHS

CROCKER, Ellen
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ellen Crocker announce her passing on Friday, July 18, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Christina (Bradford) Baxendale, Clarenville; Geraldine (Gerald) Beaulieu, Reidville; Linda (Wilfred) Halfyard and Alexander Crocker, both of Deer Lake; grandchildren: Devin, Amy, Michelle, Lawrence, Luke, Chad, Craig, David, Jason and Stephen; sisters Bridie, Liz and Agnes, all of CO. Mayo, Ireland, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander, brothers John and Mike, sisters Mary and Ann, and her parents Catherine and Michael. Friends visited St. George's Anglican Church in Cormack, from where the funeral service took place on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Jonathan Rowe officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, July 25, 2003

DEATHS

BRUCE, Michael Francis
Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, July 22, 2003, Michael Francis Bruce - Past Grand Knight, Past Faithful Navigator and life-time member, Knights of Columbus, age 88 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 64 years, Florence (nee Pynn); one son Frank (Judy); two daughters: Marcella Gillett (David), Doris Carroll (Frank), all of St. John's; two brothers: Ed and Leslie (Patricia); two sisters: Mary Furey and Marcella Whelan, all of St. John's; brother-in-law Charles Pynn, Florida; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a large number of nephews and nieces. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral service on Thursday, July 24 at 2 p.m. from Caul's Chapel. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

HUNT, Charles R.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles Hunt announce his passing at the Western Memorial Hospital on July 23, 2003 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Elizabeth; eight daughters: Christina, Sandra, Kay, Dorothy and Marjorie Burt, all of Corner Brook and Joyce, Patricia and Shirley of Ontario; eight sons: Bob, Andy, Gordon and David of Corner Brook; Roy; Wayne of Ontario; Keith of Vancouver, and Paul of Edmonton; 44 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; brother Max; sisters: Phyllis, Eileen, Monnie, Ethel and Thaine; special friend Rob MacDonald. He was predeceased by his daughter Linda and his brother Ward. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, July 26, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, with Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Family flowers only. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

MCINNIS, Donna Kathleen (McCarthy)
Passed peacefully Away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on July 24, 2003 after a short battle with cancer, Donna Kathleen McInnis, age 50 years. Predeceased by her father, Charlie McCarthy of Deer Lake. Mourning her deeply are her devoted husband and best friend, Alex; her precious children: Kate Richardson (Glenn) of Celle, Germany; Krista (Stephen Gillard), and Fraser; her mother, Onie McCarthy and sister Angela of Deer Lake, brother Danny McCarthy (Theresa), mother-in-law, Eileen McInnis, brother-in-law John McInnis (Cathy), sisters-in-law, Maureen MacLeod (Allister), Bea Buckland (Huck), all of Nova Scotia; her co-workers at the St. John's International Airport, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, St. John's on Friday, July 25, 2003 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday at Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. Funeral mass from the Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Deer Lake on Monday July 28, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Deer Lake. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Donna's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
"Ever remembered-ever loved"


Saturday, July 26, 2003

DEATHS

MCINNIS, Donna Kathleen (McCarthy)
Passed peacefully Away in the presence of her loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on July 24, 2003 after a short battle with cancer, Donna Kathleen McInnis, age 50 years. Predeceased by her father, Charlie McCarthy of Deer Lake. Mourning her deeply are her devoted husband and best friend, Alex; her precious children: Kate Richardson (Glenn) of Celle, Germany; Krista (Stephen Gillard), and Fraser; her mother, Onie McCarthy and sister Angela of Deer Lake, brother Danny McCarthy (Theresa), mother-in-law, Eileen McInnis, brother-in-law John McInnis (Cathy), sisters-in-law, Maureen MacLeod (Allister), Bea Buckland (Huck), all of Nova Scotia; her co-workers at the St. John's International Airport, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, St. John's on Friday, July 25, 2003 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday at Parson's Funeral Home, Deer Lake from 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. Funeral mass from the Immaculate Conception Parish Church, Deer Lake on Monday, July 28, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with internment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Deer Lake. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Donna's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
"Ever remembered-ever loved"

BIRTHS

MURPHY
Shawn and Marylyn Murphy are pleased to announce that they have been blessed with the birth of their daughter, Lauren Paige, who was born on Tuesday, May 6th, 2003, weighing 7 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Elias and Frances Wheeler and Gerald and Floretta Murphy. Thank you to family and friends who made her arrival a joyous occasion.

LAWRENCE
Julie Eunice Goldie
, born May 16, 2003, weighing 7 lb. 15 oz. Proud parents Sterling and Angela, along with grandparents Goldie Park and Luke and Eunice Lawrence, great-grandparents Reginald and Jessie Payne and great-grandmothers Rita Lawrence and Gladys Park. Sincere thanks to Dr. Hamann and the nurses of WMRH. A special thanks to all our family and friends for their prayers and their gifts for baby Julie.

DROVER
Alan and Vicki Drover are pleased to announce the birth of their son Nickolas Alan born April 16th, 2003, weighing 6 lb. 11½ oz. Grandparents are Bill and Lorraine Drover and Fred and Shirley Sweetland.

ADEY
Sheldon and Kelly are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, James Joseph, born April 13, 2003 at 8:40 p.m. at the Health Science Center in St. John's, weighing 8 lb. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Art and Patsy Hall of Corner Brook, Earnest and Jessie Adey of Mt. Moriah and great-grandparents Rita Hall and Gertrude Hynes. Special thanks are sent to Dr. Johanne Lacelle as well as the staff of the delivery room and 5 NB.

WEDDING

KELLY / O'BRIEN
Mrs. Drucilla Kelly of 209 Humber Road would like to announce the marriage on July 5, of her daughter Denise to Fabian O'Brien of Curling, son of Dan and Mary. We would like to thank our Mayor Priscilla Boutcher of Corner Brook who performed the beautiful service and to Larry and Kathy Marks who provided the residence for the reception. Also thank you to the family members who helped in any way. Much happiness to our beautiful Bride and Groom.

BLACKLER / WAY
The marriage of Sherry Blackler, daughter of Fred and Maxine Blackler of Corner Brook, to Carlson Way, son of Henry and Mary Way of Curling, took place on May 3, 2003 at the Most Holy Redeemer Parish in Corner Brook. Maid of Honor was Karen Duffy, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Crystal Blackler, sister of the bride and Lisa Fewer, sister of the bride. Bestman was Bryan Day, friend of the bride and groom. Groomsmen were Tyson Murley, friend of the bride and groom and Colin Way, brother of the groom. Flower girl was Erin Way and Tara Fewer, nieces of the bride and groom. Ring bearer was Daniel Fewer, nephew of the bride. They honeymooned in Mexico. The couple currently reside in Corner Brook. Sherry and Carlson would like to thank everyone who helped make their day a special one.

25TH ANNIVERSARY

HAMMOND
Happy Anniversary to Keith and Tammy Hammond of Campbell River, BC (formerly of Stephenville, NL) who will celebrate their Silver Anniversary on July 28th by renewing their marriage vows in Stephenville. With love, from sons Brian and Leigh of British Columbia.

35TH ANNIVERSARY

ANSTEY
Anne and Alfred Anstey are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary today. July 26th, 1968 - they were wed upon this date - 35 years and five kids later - Still going strong - What could be greater? - We want to say that we love you - Happy 35 and many more too! Love and best wishes from Laura, Mark and Baby, Michael and Lynnann, Aaron, Amy and Alex.

60TH ANNIVERSARY

BRAKE
Chesley and Slyvia Brake of Meadows are celebrating their 60th anniversary today. The Brakes were married in Curling on July 26, 1943, by Rev. Templeton. Best wishes from their children - Ron, Doreen, Rex, Jacqueline, Ula, Alvin, Danny, Ramsey, Verna, Norma, Louise and their families. The Brakes will celebrate their special day at their home in Meadows with an open house, during which they'll also celebrate Chesley's 80th birthday which takes place on Monday.

90TH BIRTHDAY

BABSTOCK
Joyce Babstock
is celebrating her 90th birthday today. Mrs. Babstock was born in Port aux Basques and has lived in Corner Brook since 1946 when she married the late Owen Babstock. She has one daughter, Florence. Special birthday greetings come from Florence and her husband Gary, and grandchildren Stephen and his wife Andrea, Craig, Jonathan and Alison. Mrs. Babstock will celebrate with an open house at Mountainview Estates, where she now resides, from 2 to 4 p.m. today. Friends are welcome to drop by.


Monday, July 28, 2003

DEATHS

GRANT, Mary
March 29, 1947 - July 26, 2003

A devoted teacher, wife and mother; Mary Grant passed away on July 26, 2003 at the James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander. Mary was a warm and loving person, committed to improving the lives of others by her own selfless actions. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on July 30, 2003 at St. Gabriel's Church in St. Brendan's, Bonavista Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the local chapter of the SPCA.

LAYDEN, May Florence
November 14, 1922 - July 26, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late May Florence Layden (nee Pieroway) announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 26th, 2003 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, four children: Stan (Rose), Steady Brook, Bill (Jr.) (Linda), Corner Brook, Diane Byrne (Bud), Hughes Brook and Shirley Ryan (Reg), Summerside. Six grandchildren: Donna, Margaret, Stanley, Paul, Todd and Nicole. Seven great-grandchildren: Erica, Lance, Michael, Nicholas, Jonathan, Dylan and Dwayne; two sisters: Cecilia Davis, Stephenville and Annie Bennett, Stephenville Crossing, three brothers: Joseph (Marie) Pieroway, Thomas (Mary) Pieroway, Stephenville Crossing and Augustus (Shirley) Pieroway, Corner Brook, sister-in-law Catherine Layden, brother-in-law Howard Marshall, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William John Layden, June 27th, 2003, grandson Glen Layden, daughter Marina, parents George and Florence Pieroway, brothers Jack, Andrew, Raymond and Gilbert, as well as step-brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Ever remembered, ever loved


Tuesday, July 29, 2003

DEATHS

COMBDON, William Raymond
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Combdon announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, July 27, 2003 at the age of 75. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 53 years Liza; son Kevin (Karen) of Fort Nelson; two daughters: Myrna (Derrick) Woodman of Fort Nelson and Janice (Brian) Rogers of Corner Brook; foster son Terry Locke of U.S.A.; seven grandchildren: Terri-Lynn, Kirk, Michael, Jeffery, Leanne, Jodi and Paul; two great grandchildren: Haley and Joshua; two sisters: Florence and Mae and a sister-in-law Jean. He was predeceased by his parents Ephraim and Sophia, sister Beatrice and brothers Ralph and Reg. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

PIERCEY, Susan Jane
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susan Jane Piercey announce her passing on Monday, July 28th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 31 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her parents, Keith and Catherine; brother Douglas and wife, Lori; grandmother Kay Rowsell, special niece and nephew, Ainsleigh and Keegan, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue this evening from the hours of 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. from First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial donation may be made to the ICU Patient Support System c/o W.M.R.H. Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website: www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, July 30, 2003

DEATHS

BONNELL, Beulah
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beulah Bonnell announce her peaceful passing in the presence of the family on Tuesday, July 29th, 2003 at the age of 81. She is survived by daughters: Marjorie (Ken) Kendall and Elaine (Sean) King; sons: Brian (Janet) and Dexter (Dana), all of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Janice (Larry) Hiscock of Halifax, Stephanie (Gary) Gilbert of Gander, Andrew, Allison, Kristen, Stephen, Lindsay and Matthew Bonnell and one great grandson Evan Hiscock. She is survived by two sisters: Gladys (Harold) Gullage and Dorothy Noseworthy; sisters-in-law: Vera and Stella Ayers; brother-in-law Robert Bonnell, all of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Harold (1984), brothers: Fred and Eric Ayers, sister Rita Bonnell and brother-in-law Arch Noseworthy. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 31st, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road.

HEALEY, Josephine (nee O'Driscoll, Brennan) R.N.
Passed peacefully away on July 28, 2003 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, Josephine Brennan Healey, R.N., aged 90 years. Predeceased by her husbands William Brennan (1955) and Gerald Healey (1996) and grandson Glen Brennan (2001). Leaving to mourn three daughters: Maureen Brennan, Rosemary Wells (David), Corner Brook, Joan Gierga (Hubert), Summerland, B.C.; son James (Patsy); four grandchildren: Denise Downton, Maureen Hancock, Erin and Ian Brennan; four great grandchildren and life long friend Kay Roud. Also other relatives and friends. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 from St. Patrick's Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow Belvedere Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home Foundation.


Thursday, July 31, 2003

DEATHS

BONNELL, Beulah
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Beulah Bonnell announce her peaceful passing in the presence of the family on Tuesday, July 29th, 2003 at the age of 81. She is survived by daughters: Marjorie (Ken) Kendall and Elaine (Sean) King; sons: Brian (Janet) and Dexter (Dana), all of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Janice (Larry) Hiscock of Halifax, Stephanie (Gary) Gilbert of Gander, Andrew, Allison, Kristen, Stephen, Lindsay and Matthew Bonnell and one great grandson Evan Hiscock. She is survived by two sisters: Gladys (Harold) Gullage and Dorothy Noseworthy; sisters-in-law: Vera and Stella Ayers; brother-in-law Robert Bonnell, all of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Harold (1984), brothers: Fred and Eric Ayers, sister Rita Bonnell and brother-in-law Arch Noseworthy. The funeral service will take place today, Thursday, July 31st, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road.

SKINNER, Leo Gerard
Debert, Nova Scotia
Formerly of Lourdes, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leo Skinner announce his sudden passing in a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, July 26, 2003 in Debert, Nova Scotia at the age of 49 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories; mother Mary, Lourdes; daughters: Sarah, Arizona and Ali of P.E.I.; son Lee Colson of Debert; sisters: Patty (David) Goolsby, Arizona, Darlene (Lou) Drake, Lourdes; brothers: Jim (Cynthia), Kevin (Gail) and Paul all of Lourdes, Bud (Marilyn), P.E.I. and Brian (Diahan) of Nova Scotia; seven nieces and eight nephews. He is predeceased by his father Charles, March 26, 1974. Visitation will begin for friends on Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Lourdes from where the funeral mass will take place on Friday, August 1st at 10:30 a.m. with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Bay. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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