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The Western Star Newspaper
July 2004

 

Thursday, July 1, 2004

In observance of Canada Day, July 1, 2004, The Western Star did not publish and all offices were closed. Publication will resume and offices will reopen on Friday, July 2.


Friday, July 2, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CLUETT, Edwin Kevin
6 Atlantic Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edwin Kevin Cluett announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, July 1, 2004 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Ann and two sons: Kevin (Sandra) Cluett of Amherst, Nova Scotia, Eugene Cluett (Joanna Cook) of Whitby, Ontario and three daughters: Cathy (Dennis) King of Marystown, Colleen Cluett of Stephenville, Edwina Cluett (Wayne Greene) of Bass River, New Brunswick; five brothers: Norm Cluett, Jim Cluett, Alvin Cluett, Ron Cluett, Albert Cluett and two sisters: Betty Parsons, Geraldine May; 13 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Matthew and Maude Cluett and his two brothers, Stan Cluett, Carlson Cluett and sister, Viola Grandy. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, July 3rd at 12:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

BOLAND, Margaret
37 St. George's Ave., Stephenville
October 6, 1932 - July 1, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Boland announce her passing on Thursday, July 1, 2004 at 7:55 a.m. at her home in Stephenville at the age of 71 years. Left with fond memories are her sister, Gladys (Pat McCoy) with six children, her brother Pat (Philomena Brake), her sister, Theresa Boland RSM (Sister of Mercy), her brother, Jack (Shirley White) with three children, brother Gerry (Gina Kerfont) with five children, brother, Tom with three children, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews (seventy-six in all). She was predeceased by her parents, Maurice and Rita Boland, two brothers, Bernie and Ray. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Saturday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations will be graciously and lovingly accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Saturday, July 3, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

FOLLETT, Patrick Benedict
20 Harbourview Road, Corner Brook, NL
November 30, 1938 - July 2, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pat Follett announce his peaceful passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, July 2, 2004 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Effie (nee Green), one daughter: Glenda (Barry) Goosney, one son Rod (Susan), two grandchildren: Adam and Heather Goosney, four sisters: Ann (Phil) Williams, Ottawa, ON; Jean Pike, Corner Brook; Ursla (Joe) Whalen, Torbay and Patsy (Ambrose) Smith, Corner Brook; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Theresa, brother Bill, sister Marlene and brother-in-law Art Pike. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday, 2-4 and 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, July 5th at 10:00 a.m. from All Hallows Church, Humber Road, Fr. Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation of NF and Lab., 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

WIGHT, Victor Gerald
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victor Gerald Wight announce his passing on Wednesday, May 12th, 2004 at the age of 86. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Rosemary Dewar (George), Lillian Budden, Gorden Wight (Margaret), Harold Wight (Susan), David Stone (Diane), Gerry Stone (Caroline), Barry Stone, Paul Stone (Heather), and Andy Stone (Darlene); His grandchildren: Douglas and Peter Dewar, Tina Burden (Paul), and Sean Budden, Barbara (Gary), Adrian and Jonathan Wight, Ian and Emily Wight, Mark Stone (Trina), Melanie and Heather Stone and their mother Gloria, and Reid Crowther; Great grandchildren: Elizabeth Burden and Evan Stone, and his brothers: Eunice and Albert Wight. He was predeceased by his wives Ellen Millicent Donmall and Barbara Joan Stone, brothers Harvey and Wilson and sister Janie Shears. In accordance to Mr. Wight's wishes there was no visitation or funeral. Interment will be held on Monday July 5th, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Cemetery on High Street, with Captain Terry Hopkins officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.

WILDFONG, Mary Louise
Passed away at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Thursday, July 1, 2004 at the age of 77 years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo. Loving mother of Betty Ann, Doraine, David, Derek, all of Guelph. Grandmother of Michael, Martin Poschner, Kendralee Gray, Andrew Brown, Dana Wollis, Raphael Beaudin, Oliver Wildfong. Survived by her eight great grandchildren. Sister of Harry, Walter, Bob and Dorothy. She will be remembered by her friends at Luther Manor. Predeceased by her husband, Kenneth (1973), long time friend, John Holden (2003), parents, Samuel and Elizabeth Jones, brothers, Con, Lloyd and Fred, and sister Alice. To celebrate Mary's life, a memorial service will be held on Friday, July 9, 2004 at 1 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church (22 Willow St., Waterloo). Rev. Steve Weber officiating. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Christian Children's Fund would be appreciated by the family.

ENDICOTT, Olive (PAWLEY)
Corner Brook, NL
July 10, 1910 - June 29, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Endicott (Pawley) announce her passing on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 in Kitchener, Ontario at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories four daughters: Ada (Jerome) Locke, Kitchener, ON, Irene (Berkley) Warren, Corner Brook, Linda (Roy) Kennedy, and Georgina (Roger) Blanchard, Kitchener, ON; 27 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren, brother Fred McLeod, Halifax, NS, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband George Endicott (1966), second husband Jim Pawley (2000), two sons: Ronald (1970) and Robert Endicott (1997), sister Eliza Brake (2004). Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 4 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or to the Salvation Army Temple.

BENOIT, Marie
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of: 15 Empire Avenue, Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Benoit announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, July 1, 2004 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 61 years, Roddie of Stephenville. Also her eight sons: Ted, Shannon, Christopher, Geoff (Sandra) of Stephenville, Edmund of Brampton, Ontario, Wendell (Marion) of Paris, Ontario, Greg (Linda) and Terry (Clarice) of St. John's. Her six daughters: Anne Marie (Sis) Barry, Betty Jean (Clifton) Hynes, Claudia (Conrad) AuCoin and Maureen of Stephenville, Pam (Brian) Marche of Brampton, Ontario and Patricia (Paul) Arns of St. John's and 33 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Rodney on June 6, 1989. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday, July 3rd from 7-9 P.M. and Sunday, July 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral services will take place on Monday, July 5th at 10:00 A.M. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund, Stephenville Crossing.

SIMMS, Walter James
32 Coronation Street, Corner Brook, NL
January 26, 1914 - July 2, 2004

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, Walter James Simms on Friday, July 2, 2004. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Jessie; daughter Ruby Bartlett (Jerry); sons: Fred (Eileen), John (Sue), James (Anne); grandchildren: Cathy Gardner (Charles), Carey Bartlett (Donna), Sheri-Lynn Moulton (James), Jacquie Penney (Fred), Stephen Simms (Amy), Robert Simms, Lori Corbett (Bobby), Patti Rideout (Jeff), Jamie Simms (Nicole), Kent Simms (Krista); great grandchildren: Melissa and Jessica Bartlett, Nicholas and Jonathan Gardner, Jillian and Devon Corbett, Steven and Jane Rideout, Jason Penney, special step grandson Jack Kendell, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents George and Martha Simms. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. Memorial service to be held on Tuesday, July 6 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive. Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper assisted by Captain Scott Rideout. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. No flowers by request, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Ever Remembered by the ones he touched"

50th ANNIVERSARY

BARTLETT
Bessie (Miles) and Gordon Bartlett
, longtime residents of Gillams now residing in Kippens, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on July 2, 1954, at St. Thomas' Anglican Church in St. John's. Congratulations and much love extended to them from their three children, Brian, Glendora and Phoebe; their four grandsons, Mark, Paul, Jeremy and Daniel, and other family members. To celebrate the special occasion, an open house will be held at their residence at 6 Felix Drive, Kippens, from 2 to 5 p.m. today.

BIRTH

HOVEN
Paul and Deborah are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter, Danielle Rae on April 17, 2004. Proud grandparents are Lawrence and Anna Hoven, Angus Howlett and Joan and Peter Rowsell. Special wishes from big brother, Alan.

ENGAGEMENT

CASSELL & PAY
Velda & Gary Cassell of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Matthew to Nicole Pay, daughter of Joe Pay and Karen Pay of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The engagement took place on April 01, 2004.

BLANCHARD / PAYNE
Marie & Brian Blanchard of McIvers are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Natasha to Jimmy, son of Pauline & Basil Payne of Cox's Cove. The engagement took place March 20th, 2004 in Brampton, ON. Congratulations from family and friends.


Monday, July 5, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BURKE, Edmund
22 Park Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edmund Burke announce his passing at his residence on Saturday, July 3, 2004 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Cecilia and four sons: Raynor of Toronto, Owen of Fort McMurray, Glen of Stephenville, Roddy of Fort McMurray and one grandchild, Heather Ryan and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his two sons, Andrew and Edmund Jr. 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 6th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

WHITE (nee Bridger), Elizabeth (Betty) Victoria
Corner Brook, NL
Sept. 3, 1932 - July 2, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of Betty White announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, July 2, 2004 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Hollie of 53 years; five children: Dianne, Todd, Darla (Eric), Dean (Lisa) and Darren (Nancy); four grandchildren: Ian, Allison, Darrell and Jason; four step grandchildren: Ingrid, Andrew, Philip and Stephen, brother Ian (Rita) Bridger, brothers-in-law: Garland, Robert (Effie) and Byron (Theresa), sisters-in-law: Dorothy Bridger, Monie (George), and Joan (Vincent), her loving dog Patches, as well a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Archibald and Winnifred Bridger, parents-in-law Herbert and Joyce White, brother Gerald, sisters: Minnie, Vivian and Doris, sisters-in-law: Neatha, Geneva and Florence. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held on Monday, July 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Captains Scott and Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday evening and Sunday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA, The Salvation Army Citadel or to the charity of ones choice.

PAYNE, Daisy Lavina Catherine
July 17, 1930 - July 2, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daisy Lavina Catherine Payne announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre at the age of 73 years. She will be sadly missed by her mother Rebecca, her five daughters: Pearl (Edward), St. Paul's, Ruth (Wade) Norris Point, Jenetta (Ben) Trout River, Maureen (Hirem) Mississauga, Rosetta (David) Mississauga, her sons: Freeman (Nora) Brampton, Leo, Woodstock, Hubert, Goules, Hedley, Vancouver also 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, her sisters: Vera (Rendell) St. Paul's, Marie (Kevin) St. Paul's, Linda (Pete) Charlottetown and brother Felix, St. Paul's also a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jobie, sons William and Ross, her father Freeman, her sisters Maudie and Rosetta. Visitation took place Saturday, July 3 from the Anglican Church, Norris Point from where visitation took place Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5 from the Anglican Church, St. Paul's where funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt and Cannon John Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted and donations made to the Liver Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

ORGAN, Dora
Norris Point, NL
Sept. 24, 1911 - July 3, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dora Organ announce her passing on Saturday, July 3, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; eight children: Minette White (Victor), Kingston, ON, Mona Blanchard (Rodney), McIvers, Pearl Davison, New Market, ON, Audrey Samson (Albert), Gander, Frances Thomas (Howard), Corner Brook, William (Eva), Sherwood Park, AB, Bryant Organ, BC, and John (Alice), Norris Point, 25 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John (1966), daughter Beatrice, granddaughter Marie and son-in-law Peter Davison. Friends may visit the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, Norris Point on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 6th at 4:00 p.m. Rev. John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Tuesday, July 6, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BOLAND, Edward M.
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away at the Health Science Complex, Sunday, July 4, 2004, Edward M. Boland at the age of 57 years. He will be remembered by his daughter Tracey (Dave); sons: Kris and Brett; mother Mary (Rick); brothers: Bill (Shirley), Tom (Lucy), Larry (Amanda), John (Valory) and Roger (Sharon); sisters: Marie (Larry) Doucette, Judy (Sam) Harris, and Joan (Dan) Patfield; and friend Laura. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, July 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

NEAL, George W.
Corner Brook, NL
WW2 Veteran
1919 - 2004

The family of the late GEORGE NEAL regret to announce the passing of a loving husband and father on Monday, July 5th, 2004 at his family residence. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Beverley, children David Neal, Los Angeles, CA, Susan Carson (Wayman), Oshawa, ON, Elizabeth Hutton (Mark), Mt. Gambier, Australia; grandchildren Erin Clements, Daniel Clements, Brittany Neal, Stephen McEntee, Laura McEntee; brothers Bill Neal (Margaret), Ford Neal (Kathleen), Fraser Neal; sister Mary Balint (Bob) and numerous other relatives and friends. George was predeceased by his parents William and Susan Neal, sister Jean and husband Frank Fearn, sister-in-law Helen Neal. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 8th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street Reverend John Adams officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Shriners (Mazol Temple for Cripple and Burnt Children Fund) P. O. Box 2385, St. John's, NL A1C 6E7. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, July 7, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BROWN, Jessie Flora
February 26th, 1928 - July 6th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Flora Brown announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 76th year. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Claude of 59 years, her daughters: Vivian (Basil) Donahue, Doreen (Con) House, her son Raymond (Daisey) Brown, her grandchildren: Doreen and Donna Donahue, Dedire (Colson) Glen, Pamela (Ralph) Keough, Dawn (Cory) Brown, Shelly Brown, Michael (Marsha) House, Jon (Michelle) Donahue, Steven (Christine) House, Andrea and Andrew, 5 great grandchildren: Jessica, Mellisa, Jenna, Alyssa, Tyler, Nathan, her sisters: Sadie (Tom), Rowena Bavis, Mildred Payne, Edna, Josie, Daisey, brothers: Sandy (Mary-Jane), Rex, Gerald, Meriam, Steadman, Gene also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Gladys and Eldrich Parsons, her sisters Beatrice (Gilbert) Goosney, Lilykate (Percey) Payne, Joyce Payne, her brothers Henry Payne, Peter Bavis, her in-laws Isiac and Mary Jane Brown. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church, Cowhead, today, Wednesday, July 7 and Thursday, July 8 from where funeral services will take place on Friday, July 9, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Anglican Church, Cow Head. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

GILLIS, Catherine (Ducey)
Loch Leven

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine (Ducey) Gillis announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, July 5, 2004. She will be sadly missed by her son, Craig (Marcella) Gillis of Upper Sackville, Nova Scotia, daughter, Judy Gillis of Loch Leven and three brothers: Bill (Shirley) Ducey of Glovertown, NL, Martin (Eileen) Ducey of St. John's, NL, Tony (Esther) Ducey of Thunder Bay, Ontario, two sisters: Lorraine (Frank) Neary of St. John's, NL, Bernadette Walsh of Summerville, NL, mother-in-law, Freda Gillis of St. Fintans and five grandchildren: Julian, Jacques, Jasmine, Douglas, Lucy and one great-grandchild, Zachary. She was predeceased by her husband Douglas Gillis. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at St. Columcille Church in St. Fintans on Wednesday starting 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Columcille Church, St. Fintan's with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Highlands.

MATCHIM, Chesley Howard
Corner Brook, NL
December 17, 1918 - July 5, 2004

Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in the presence of his loving family, Chesley Howard Matchim on Monday, July 5th, 2004 at the age of 85 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Annie; daughters: Sheila Bennett (David) and Eva Peyton (Gary); daughter-in-law: Irene Matchim; grandchildren: Melissa Bennett, Stephen Peyton, Andrew Matchim (Paula) and Todd Matchim; great-grandchild: Donald Matchim; sister: Gertie Dyke (James), as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Clyde in 1993. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 2:00 p.m. from all Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Monica Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. No flowers by request. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit or Renal Dialysis Unit or through our web site www.fillatre.ca
"Ever Remembered By The Ones He Touched"

LEROY, Mary "Cecilia"
Fox Island River

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary "Cecilia" LeRoy announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at the age of 38 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving mother, Sarah LeRoy of Fox Island River and two brothers: Jeff (Jackie), Rob (Amanda), all of Fox Island River and very special niece, Haylee, her faithful dog, Nick and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, John LeRoy. Friends may call at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Point au Mal on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service. Private family burial service to follow. As expressions, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Thursday, July 8, 2004

DEATHS

BROWN, Jessie Flora (Parsons)
February 26th, 1928 - July 6th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Flora Brown announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 76th year. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Claude of 59 years, her daughters: Vivian (Basil) Donahue, Doreen (Con) House, her son Raymond (Daisey) Brown, her grandchildren: Darren (Donna) Donahue, Deidre (Glenn) Colson, Jonathan (Michelle) Donahue, Pamela (Ralph) Gill, Shelly Brown, Dawn (Cory) Brown, Michael (Marsha) House, Steven (Christine) House, Andrea and Andrew Brake, six great grandchildren: Jessica, Melissa, Jenna, Alyssa, Tyler, Nathan, her sisters: Sadie (Tom), Rowena Bavis, Mildred Payne, Edna Wentzell, Josie, Daisy (Max), brothers: Sandy (Mary-Jane), Rex (Jean), Gerald (Marian), Steadman, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Gladys and Eldrich Parsons, her sisters Beatrice (Gilbert) Goosney, Lilykate (Percey) Payne, Joyce Parsons, her brothers-in-law: Henry Payne, Peter Bavis, Milton Walters, John Wentzell, her in-laws Isiac and Mary Jane Brown. Visitation will take place from The Anglican Church, Cow Head, Wednesday, July 7 and Thursday, July 8 from where funeral services will take place on Friday, July 9, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Anglican Church, Cow Head. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

YOUNG, Peter Aloysius
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Boswarlos)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Aloysius Young announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his three brothers: Vincent Young of Mainland, Phillip (Marie) Young of Stephenville and Manuel Young of Stephenville; three sisters: Margaret Young of Stephenville, Eva Duffney of Stephenville and Mildred (Martin) Young of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Frances Young in 1997. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, July 9th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

FELIX, Roderick Joseph Sr.
Winterhouses

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roderick Joseph Felix Sr. announce his passing at his residence in Winterhouses on Sunday, July 4th, 2004 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary; 12 children: Roderick Jr. (Sharon), Hilliard (Patsy), Larry (Ann), all of Winterhouses, Myles (Doreen), Melvin (Millie), Wayne, all of Ontario, Miven (Geraldine) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Doris (Paul) Benoit, Joan (Finty) Benoit, all of West Bay, Barb (Ray) Hinks of Lower Cove, Karen (Yve) of Fox Island River and Ann (Norman) of Black Duck Brook; brothers: Mike and Stan, both of Black Duck Brook and Jerome of London, Ontario; sisters: Madge, Cinty and Annie, all of Ontario and Cecelia of West Bay; 26 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 9 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes on Thursday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, July 9th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home and Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: Gunner Royal Artillery WW2)

NOLAN, Marjorie Mary
Corner Brook, NL
July 10, 1910 - July 7, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Nolan announce her passing after a brief illness on Wednesday, July 7th at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 94th year. Left to mourn, children: Lillian Hayes (Pat), Guelph, ON, Priscilla Boutcher, Corner Brook, Marjorie Rowsell (Phonse), Corner Brook, Dorothy Gough (William), Corner Brook, Pat Nolan, Stratford, ON and Dick (Marie), Bell Island; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters: Elvina McVean, Corner Brook and Dorothy Mann, Toronto, ON; brothers: Joe Gadon, Mississauga, ON and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James Nolan, 1955, sons: Dunstan, John and Martin; grandson David Boutcher; son-in-law Clarence Boutcher; daughter Ann Moore & husband Edgar Moore, parents Annie and John Gadon, sisters: Mary Young and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and brothers: Martin, Norman and Harold. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 10th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at the Townsite Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HEARN, Lucy E.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy E. Hearn announce her passing on Tuesday, July 6th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Mary Murphy, Helen Fitzgerald (Ronald) and Vera Hearn (Toots); grandchildren: Darryl, Karen, Diane, Maureen, Kerry, Nora and Sheila & great-grandchildren: Keith, Kyle, Evan, Elise and Cory. She was predeceased by her husband James Hearn, October 21, 1989. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 9th 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. Marks Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Tourette Syndrome Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, July 9, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GALLANT, Bernard
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Gallant announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Bridget; his children: Karen (Alex) of Nunavut, Deborah (Maxine) of St. John's, Clayton of Trenton, Rhonda (Andrew) of Goose Bay, Cora (Paul) of St. John's, Ronald of Edmonton and Leonard (Jillian) of St. John's; one brother: Felix (Carolyn) White of Moncton; two sisters: Cecilia (Albert) White of Stephenville and Sarah (Patrick) Dempsey of St. John's; eight grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Catherine and Felix, brother, Victor and three sisters: Mary, Margaret and Ursula. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, July 10th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

WISEMAN, Julia Mary Doreen (Nee: Cross)
Deer Lake
Feb. 13th, 1933 - July 8th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Julia Mary Doreen Wiseman announce her passing on Thursday, July 8th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 71st year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 53 years, Winston; 5 daughters: Phyllis (Myles) Griffin of Pasadena, Juanita (Arthur) Elms, Christina (Gerry) Carroll, Jane Wiseman (Nelson Saunders) and Rhonda (Brian) Boyle, all of Deer Lake; her sons: Winston (Lorraine), Roderick (Camilla), both of Deer Lake, Craig (Beulah) of Pasadena, Terrence, Max, Anthony (Carla) and Glynn (Torena), all of Deer Lake; 26 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; 8 sisters: Margaret (Doyle) Janes, Grace Bailey, Gertrude (Oliver) Janes, Patricia Stewart, Brenda (Ronald) Pye, Jane (Robert) Wilton, Lillian (Russell) Reid and Diane Cross; 2 brothers: Donald (Shirley) Cross and Melvin (Wavey) Cross; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Henry & Bride Cross, parents-in-law William & Dorothy Wiseman, brothers: Henry Cross, Roland Cross and Stanley Cross, grandson Roderick Wiseman and great-granddaughter Emily Hiscock. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, St. Michael's & All Angels Anglican Church, flowers or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

NOLAN, Marjorie Mary
Corner Brook, NL
July 10, 1910 - July 7, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Nolan announce her passing after a brief illness on Wednesday, July 7th at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 94th year. Left to mourn, children: Lillian Hayes (Pat), Guelph, ON, Priscilla Boutcher, Corner Brook, Marjorie Rowsell (Phonse), Corner Brook, Dorothy Gough (William), Corner Brook, Pat Nolan, Stratford, ON and Dick (Marie), Bell Island; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters: Elvina McVean, Corner Brook and Dorothy Mann, Toronto, ON; brother: Joe Gadon, Mississauga, ON and numerous other relatives and many friends at the Lohnes Complex. She was predeceased by her husband James Nolan, 1955; sons: Dunstan, John and Martin; daughter Ann Moore & husband Edgar Moore; grandson David Boutcher; son-in-law Clarence Boutcher; parents Annie and John Gadon; sisters: Mary Young and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and brothers: Martin, Norman and Harold. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 10th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at the Townsite Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, July 10, 2004, edition of The Western Star

BIRTH

STAEBEN
Brent and Sonya are delighted to announce the birth of their second son, Luke Harry Staeben on Sunday, June 20th, 2004 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, New Brunswick, weighing 6 lb. 15 oz. A little brother for Erik. Proud grandparents are Bernd and Rochelle Staeben of Corner Brook and Norman and Marina Hull of Millville, New Brunswick. Great-grandmothers are Gertrude Maher and Edith Sexton of Corner Brook.


Monday, July 12, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Tuesday, July 13, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BARRETT, David Lloyd
August 24th, 1966 - July 12, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the David L. Barrett announce his passing at the W.M.R. Hospital on Monday July 11th, 2004 (date given in paper) in his 37th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family. His mother and father, Loretta (nee Flight), Arthur Barrett, his two brothers Dwayne and Dwight both of Corner Brook, also leaves to mourn a large circle of aunts and uncles, relatives and friends. David was predeceased by his father David Barrett, and his sister Dale. The family will be receiving family and friends on Tuesday July 12th, 2004 and Wednesday July 13th, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from the Mt. Carmel Pentecostal Church in Howley, where also the funeral service will take place on Thursday July 14th 2004 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Terry Snow officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot of church cemetery Howley. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

HUMPHREY, Leslie Benjamin (Bubbles)
Oct. 18th, 1934 - July 10th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leslie Benjamin (Bubbles) Humphrey announce his passing at St. Clares Hospital at St. John's on Saturday, July 10th, 2004 in his 69th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Helen (nee Laves) of 39 years. His sons and daughters: Gerry Humphrey of St. John's, Jackie (Mrs. Garry Callahan) of St. John's, Tina (Mrs. Alex Pearce) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Paula Lavers of Deer Lake, Sandra (Mrs. Walter Wells) of Cormack, Leslie and his wife Paula and Dion and his wife Lori, both of Deer Lake, his 10 granddaughters: Michelle, Kelley, Joni, Nikki, April, Shauna, Ashley, Brittany, Richelle and Rylee. His four grandsons: Josh, Gerald, Ryan and William, his two great grandchildren: Baily and Taylor, his sister Mrs. Willemetta Benson of Waterboro, South Carolina, U.S.A. Leslie (Bubbles) was predeceased by his parents William and Clara Humphrey, his brother Laden Gillespie, his sisters: Carolyn Robinson and Deloras Milliton. Leslie (Bubbles) was a very dedicated person to whatever he got involved with. He especially loved being involved with Branch # 3 R.C. Legion. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from St. Paul's United Church on Wednesday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Newell officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.
"Lest We Forget"

BURRY, Sidney
Corner Brook, NL
April 28, 1919 - July 12, 2004

Passed away peacefully away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, July 12, 2003 in his 85th year, Sidney Burry. Leaving to mourn, his wife of 49 years, Mary (nee: Pardy); son Ron; daughter-in-law Ruby; grandson Tyler, all of Halifax, NS; sisters: Greta Pelly, Toronto and Olive Meadus, Halifax, NS; brother-in-law Henry (Lillian) Pardy, Baine Harbour, NL; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Chesley Burry and sister Maggie Quinton. Sidney was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He served for 6 years in the Royal British Navy in action in World War II. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 15th at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Reverend Clayton Parsons officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Humber United Church, Clarence St., Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, July 14, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MADORE, Theresa Elizabeth
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Elizabeth Madore announce her passing on Monday, July 12th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 57. She will be sadly missed by her husband Paul; children: Michael & Susan; father, Joseph Bennett Sr. (Noni George); brothers and sisters: Linda Hartson (Val), Dana Bennett (Daisy), Richard Bennett (Sharon), Joe Bennett (Kimberley) and Terrence Bennett (Roberté), and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Bennett. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 15th 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. Marks Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HUMPHREY, Leslie Benjamin (Bubbles)
Oct. 18th, 1934 - July 10th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leslie Benjamin (Bubbles) Humphrey announce his passing at St. Clares Hospital at St. John's on Saturday, July 10th, 2004 in his 69th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Helen (nee Lavers) of 39 years. His sons and daughters: Gerry Humphrey of St. John's, Jackie (Mrs. Garry Callahan) of St. John's, Tina (Mrs. Alex Pearce) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Paula Lavers of Deer Lake, Sandra (Mrs. Walter Wells) of Cormack, Leslie and his wife Paula and Dion and his wife Lori, both of Deer Lake, his 11 granddaughters: Michelle, Kelley, Joni, Nikki, April, Shauna, Ashley, Brittany, Richelle, Rylee and Kendra. His four grandsons: Josh, Gerald, Ryan and William, his two great grandchildren: Bailey and Taylor, his sister Mrs. Willemetta Benson of Waterboro, South Carolina, U.S.A. Leslie (Bubbles) was predeceased by his parents William and Clara Humphrey, his brother Laden Gillespie, his sisters: Carolyn Robinson and Deloras Milliton. Leslie (Bubbles) was a very dedicated person to whatever he got involved with. He especially loved being involved with branch # 3 R.C. Legion. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from St. Paul's United Church on Wednesday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Newell officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.
"Lest We Forget"

WEBB, Peter
Winter House Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Webb announce his passing on Monday, July 12th, 2004 in Long Pond, Manuels at the age of 70 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his brother Henry (Iris) Webb, Winter House Brook, and a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Sophia Webb. Visitation will be held at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Woody Point, today, Wednesday, July 14th from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 15th at 2 p.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Woody Point. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake.


Thursday, July 15, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

STRAND, Richard
St. Teresa's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Strand announce his passing at his residence on Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 at the age of 66 years. He will be sadly missed by his family and close friends. Cremation took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral time to be announced at a later date.

SWYER, Martha
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martha Swyer announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at the age of 85. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Phyllis Joy of Stephenville Crossing and Wayne (Jan) of Oregan, USA; grandchildren: Judy Joy, Jacki Joy, David Joy, Jim (Jody) Swyer, April Swyers, Stacey Self; Special great granddaughter: Dana Joy; great grandchildren: Kayla Self, Caleb Self, Rachel Swyer, Jacob Swyer and Christopher Swyer; as well as a large circle of special nieces, nephews and many extended family and friends. She is predeceased by her husband James; parents: John and Mary Parsons; sisters: Sadie, Josie, Monica; brothers: Millage, Herbert and Albert. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home West Street Stephenville Crossing beginning Thursday 7-9 p.m. and on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday July 17th at 11:00 a.m. from the Maria Regina Roman Catholic Church, Port au Port East with Father Gerard Patry and Rev. Gwen Butler officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Bus Fund. The family guest-book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, July 16, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

JOYCE, William Fletcher
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Fletcher Joyce announce his passing on Thursday, July 15, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. He will be sadly missed by his son Blaine (Tammy) and Blaine's mother Mabel, grandchildren Jordan and Ryan; sisters and brothers Jack (Claire), Agatha Joyce (Norman), Mary Russell (Max); sister-in-law Peg Joyce, special friend Sarah Gale and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Sarah Joyce, sister Grace Oxford (Raymond), brother George Joyce. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday from 7-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BRADBURY, Aaron Hayward
August 23, 1987 - July 14, 2004

It is with tremendous sorrow that Aaron's family announce his passing at his family residence on Wednesday, July 14th, 2004. He will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by family and friends. Leaving to mourn parents: Robert and Gertrude; brother: Jacob; sister: Hannah; grandparents: Sterling and Muriel Randell, Victoria Bradbury and Bert Spencer; great-grandmothers: Gertrude Locke and Elsie Fraser, all of Corner Brook; uncles and aunts: Joe Randell, Nova Scotia, Wayne (Kim) Randell, Alberta, Elizabeth Randell, Gary (Trudy) Bradbury, Corner Brook, Ted (Susan) Bradbury, Gander, Glenda (Roy) Cunning, Carl (Wendy) Bradbury, Mark (Pamela) Bradbury, all of Corner Brook; as well as many cousins and special friends Christina Whelan and Matt Higdon. He was predeceased by his grandparents Hayward Bradbury and Vera Randell. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Fuenral Home St. Mark's Avenue, on Friday, July 16th between 2-4 p.m. A visitation for friends and classmates of Aaron is reserved from 7-9 p.m. on Friday. The Fuenral Service will take place on Saturday, July 17th at 4:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request; donations are gratefully accepted for the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
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GAY, Wah
Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband of the late Teresa (nee Raymond) (1998). Dear father of Dave, Peggy and her husband Dave, Paul and girlfriend Donna, and Craig. Poppy to Cameron and Chelsea. Dear brother of Jenny and Rose. Predeceased by brother Danny. Wah's family will receive relatives and friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2004 at the Henry Walser Fuenral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 749-8467, followed by a service in the chapel of the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with interment in the family plot in Newfoundland. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the fuenral home). Visit www.obit411.com/1342 for Wah's memorial.


Saturday, July 17, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PEARCE, Eli
Deer Lake
Dec. 15, 1926 - July 15, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eli Pearce announce his passing on Thursday, July 15th, 2004 at his family residence in his 77th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, four sons, Eugene (Phyllis) Pearce, Woodrow (Marjorie) Pearce both of Deer Lake, Alex (Tina) Pearce of Lower Sackville, NS, and Tony (Kim) Pearce of Deer Lake. Four daughters, Daphne (Whit) Reid of Toronto, Minnie (Rex) Reid, Lillian (Bryant) Oake both of Deer Lake, and Beverly (Gordon) Gale of Brampton, Ontario, 22 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. One brother Alfred (Daisy) and sister-in-law Hazel Pearce. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Jean on May 25th, 2004, his parents Alexander and Jessie May Pearce, brothers Fred and Thomas Pearce and sister Irene Short, his mother and father-in-law George and Martha Brown. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake today, Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

HENDRICAN, Louise
Peacefully, Thursday, July 1, 2004. Mary Louise Garnier age 64. Beloved wife of Tom "Deac" Hendrican. Loving mother and friend of Melanie (Chris Miner). Proud Nanny of Wade and Jack. Cherished and much loved sister of Anne (Clyde Sorensen) and Regina (Karl Krats). Fondly remembered by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by parents Lawrence and Marjorie Garnier. Louise was a dedicated Registered Nurse for over 40 years and has worked with the R.C.A.F., the Ottawa Heart Institute and the Winter Haven Hospital I.C.U. in Florida.
"Living Forever In Our Hearts"

PENTON, Clarence Patrick
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Clarence Penton announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, July 16th, 2004 at the age of 72 yrs. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Genevieve (Jean), his five sons: Clarence Jr. (Tom) (Darlene), Cyril (Lynne Cuff), Rick (Daphne), Rory (Colleen) all in Stephenville and Tyrone (Lynne) in Barrie, Ontario, his three daughters: Ethel Penton (Andre Fontaine) in Levi Que., Regina Penton (Dave Hobbs) and Kathy (Kevin) Pollard both in Stephenville. He also leaves with fond memories two brothers, Cyril (Madeline) Penton in Gander and Gerald (Lillian) Penton in St. John's, two sisters: Anne St. Croix in St. Vincents and Kathleen Decker in Joe Batts Arm, along with fifteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Frances Penton, his brothers Jack, Rupert and Dominic and by his sisters Gladys, Nora and Ida. Funeral services will take place on Monday, July 19th, 2004 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with Interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

JOYCE, William Fletcher
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Fletcher Joyce announce his passing on Thursday, July 15, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. He will be sadly missed by his son Blaine (Tammy) and Blaine's mother Mabel, grandchildren Jordan and Ryan; sisters and brothers Jack (Claire), Agatha Poole (Norman), Mary Russell (Max); sister-in-law Peg Joyce, special friend Sarah Gale and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Sarah Joyce, sister Grace Oxford (Raymond), brother George Joyce. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

LEBOUBON
Amy Pike and Rodney LeBoubon are proud to announce the birth of their baby boy Alexander Rodney. Alexander was born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on June 11, weighing 9 lb. 12 oz. He was welcomed by grandparents Vern & Brenda Pike, Rod & Brenda LeBoubon & many other friends & family. Alexander would like to thank Dr. Smrz & the fantastic nurses that cared for him during his stay.

HURLEY
Cory and Kristie are happy to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Lauren Nicole, born July 4, 2004, weighing 9 lb. 9½ ounces. Lauren is welcomed into a loving family by her big sis Danielle.

ENGAGEMENT

BLANCHARD / PENNELL
Renee Blanchard of McIvers is so happy to announce the engagement of her mother Tina Blanchard - only daughter of Clyde & Vivian Blanchard to Clarence Pennell - son of Lorne & Mary Pennell, which took place December 4th, 2004. Wedding celebrations will take place in McIvers on September 11, 2004. Best wishes from family and friends. I love you both, Renee.

WEDDING

RANDELL - MERCER
Don and Ruby Randell of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Erika, to Ron, son of Ron and Barb Mercer of Corner Brook. Their marriage took place May 4th, 2004 on the beautiful beach of Superclub Breezes Costa Verde in Holguin, Cuba. They were surrounded by family and friends. Witnesses were Melanie and Doug Sheppard, friends of the bride and groom. A special thank you to all who attended. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom and Dad Randell and Mom and Dad Mercer.


Monday, July 19, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DELOUCHE, David N. (Bobby)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David DeLouche announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, July 16th, 2004 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his stepchildren Shirley (Tom) Abbott in Goose Bay, Guy (Dianne) Martin in Middleton, NS, Deborah (Fintin) Companion in Boswarlos and Valerie Bishop in Weston, Ontario. He also leaves two brothers, Winslow (Theresa) and Percy, both in Port au Port, his sister Laura (Ed) Hoskins in Boswarlos along with a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Winslow and Florence, his brother Joe and sisters Phoebe Eddy, Gertrude Hynes and Wilhemina DeLouche. Cremation service took place on Saturday, July 17th, 2004 at Russell's Funeral Home and Crematorium. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 20th, 2004 at 2 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East.

MILLS, Marion E. (nee Thistle)
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, July 17th, 2004, Marion E. Mills, age 77 years. Predeceased by her husband Hedley (1986) and brothers Earl, Harvey and Norman Thistle. Leaving to mourn her four children: Rosalind Duncan (Bill), Marilyn Harvey (Alex Ryan), Cheryl Hodder (Randy) and Shannon Mills; eleven grandchildren: Kelly Allardyce, Erica Meyer, Lisa Young, Adam Greenlees and Sean Mills in British Colombia, Krista and Jonathan Harvey in Ontario, Marc, Jordan and Lauren Hodder and Shannon Mills Jr. in St. John's; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. At Marion's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday, July 20th, 2004 from Barrett's Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment to take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook next to her husband Hedley, at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations in her memory can be made to the Leonard A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

COMPANION, Joseph Harold
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Companion announce his passing on Saturday, July 17th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife of 52 years, Eileen (nee Park), daughters: Maxine (Don) Anstey, Christina (Walter) Keough, Lorraine (Clarence) Companion, Audrey Wasmund, Linda (Larry) Edmonds, Joanne (Wayne) Companion and Jennifer (Sandy) Anstey; sons: Ted (Geneva), Glenn (Barb), Robert (Maria), Darren (Kelly), Douglas (Catherine), Neil (Penny) and Perry (Juanita), 27 loving grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, sisters: Mary (Kevin) Donahue and Melinda Alexander; brother Kenneth (Joyce) Companion, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Bernard, 1987, parents Alouges and Rebecca Companion and brothers Ralph and Pierce Companion. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 20th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoit's Cove, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.

ROSE, Winnifred Emily
Massey Drive, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Winnifred Rose announce her passing on Saturday, July 17th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: John (Irene), Springdale, Marie (Selby) Decker, Fort McMurray, AB, Margie Butt (friend John Rose), Massey Drive and Emily (Robert) Simms, Massey Drive; two step-sons: Heber (Lizzie) Rose, Stephenville Crossing and Clarence Rose, Corner Brook, special granddaughter Kim Pike (Andy) and her mother Loretta Savard, Massey Drive, sister-in-law Blanche Griffin, Harbour Breton, 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Harold, 1981, son Bill, 1940, son-in-law Reg Butt, 1997 and brother Bert Griffin, 1979. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 20th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Main Street, Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LAMBERT, Zachary Dillon Stephen
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of baby Zachary Dillon Stephen Lambert announce his passing on Friday, July 16th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Left to mourn are his parents Necobi Lambert and Derek Burkinshaw of Deer Lake, grandparents: Margie Lambert & special Pop Alf Larkin (Deer Lake), Wayde Lambert (Calgary) and Frank & Carol Burkinshaw (Deer Lake), great-grandparents: Frances & Nelson Lambert (Glovertown) and great grandparents Alma & Bruce Nichols (Deer Lake), aunts: Charmaine Lambert (Jake), Deer Lake, Shyanne Lambert (Guelph, Ontario) and Kelly Burkinshaw (Deer Lake), special Great-Aunt & Great-Uncle Yvonne & Dave Tapp (Pasadena) and special Cousin Dillon Lambert (Deer Lake). He was predeceased by his Uncle Stephen, cousins: Michelle Jones, Ashley, Daniel and Samantha Lambert, Great-Aunt Teena Lambert, Great-Nanny and Poppy Tapp and great-grandparents Walter & Betty Burkinshaw. Visitation was held on Saturday and Sunday, and will be held today, Monday, July 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 20th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Cannon Byron Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Wights Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation.
"Baby Zachary, asleep in the arms of Jesus, we love you"

CAMPBELL, Leonard D.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard D. Campbell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 17th, 2004 at the age of 70. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Elizabeth of 45 years, son Wayne of Corner Brook, daughters: Sharon (Glynn) Park, Gwen Campbell, Tonya Campbell and fiancée Monty Brown, all of Corner Brook, Lynn (Paul) Campbell of Stephenville Crossing; sisters: Margaret Cullins of Ontario and Marion (Walter) Lyver of Corner Brook; brothers: Fred of Stephenville Crossing, James (Betty), and Thomas (Jean) of Corner Brook; 7 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, 5 sisters and 4 brothers. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday July 20th, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

70th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

WELLS
Joseph and Eileen Wells
of 200 Humber Road in Corner Brook are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. Mr. Wells is originally from Whitbourne and moved to Corner Brook when he was six years old. Mrs. Wells, the former Eileen Ruth of Summerside, moved to Humbermouth when she was 12 years old. The couple was married in the old Humber United Church on July 19, 1934 and they had seven children including Jane (Mrs. Malcolm White), Phyllis (Mrs. Gordon Cass of Corner Brook), and Bill (Colleen) of Corner Brook. Four of their children - Fred, Ruby (Mrs. Roy Batstone), Melvina and Gerald - have passed away. They have 15 grandchildren (one of which has died), 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. A small family gathering will be held to celebrate the occasion. Love and best wishes from their family.


Tuesday, July 20, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SMITH, Nellie Marie (nee Nichols)
Deer Lake, NL
Oct. 14th, 1933 - July 19th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nellie Marie Smith announce her passing on Monday July 19th, 2004 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Mose; two daughters: Gloria (Selby) Hancock of Deer Lake, and Marion (Edward) Kent of St. John's; two granddaughters: Calla of Fort McMurray and Alaina of St. John's; two great grandchildren: Caitlin and Cody; her mother Rita Nichols of Deer Lake; six brothers: Calvin (Edna), Bruce (Alma), Melvin (Grace) all of Deer Lake, Terry (Georgina) of Kitchener, Ivan (Joan) of Deer Lake and Wayne (Donna) of Scarbrough, Ontario; three sisters: Irene (Gar), Sharon (Randy), both of Deer Lake, and Alice of Nebraska. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Roy Nichols in 1986. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican church in Deer Lake with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

PARK, William Michael (Bill)
St. Andrews, NL
October 23, 1932 - July 18, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Park announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, July 18th, 2004 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and friends. Leaving to mourn his sister Florance Hektor, Toronto, ON; brother-in-law Leo Foley, Stephenville Crossing; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Agnes Park; sisters: Margaret MacDonald (Michael), Dorothy Keough (Henry), Elizabeth Rochek (Tony) and Mary Foley; step-brother Jim Young (Helen); brother-in-law Peter Hektor; and nephew John MacDonald. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday, July 21st at 1:30 p.m. from where the Memorial Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Officiated by Fr. Bernard Buckle. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to The Lung Association of NL or The Kidney Foundation of NL. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

MOULTON
Thomas and Wilhelmenia Moulton
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on July 20, 1954 at St. John's Anglican Church in North Sydney, N.S. Their children, Patricia and Tim (Sherry), and grandchildren, Elizabeth and Michael, extend their love and congratulations on this joyous occasion. Special wishes for a wonderful day also come from family and friends.


Wednesday, July 21, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

PARSONS, Ruby Lillian
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruby Parsons announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, July 19, 2004 at the age of 77 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Marie (Joseph) Pieroway of Stephenville Crossing, Imelda (Don Martin) Parsons of Corner Brook and Claudia (Robert) Whyte of Prince George, BC; son: Kevin (Brenda) of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Lori, William, Micelle, Kyle, Brittany and Austin; great grandchild Deidre; sisters: Emma Higdon, Myra (Joseph) Bennett, Florence (Jim) Locke, and Cora (George) Hann; brothers: Roy (Elsie) and Rex (Eva); sister-in-law Eileen (Ned) Buckle; brother-in-law Leo (Dot) Parsons and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William (1996), brothers Max and Edward, sister Margaret and sister-in-law Agnes Williams. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, July 22, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever in our Hearts"


Thursday, July 22, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

WHITE, Imelda Ann
St. Mary's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Imelda Ann White announce her peaceful passing at the Nursing Home in St. Mary's on Sunday, July 18, 2004 at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn her only sister, Martha (Terrence) McDonald of Deer Lake and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mary White. Visitation took place on Wednesday at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East. Funeral service will take place at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Thursday, July 22nd at 11:00 a.m. with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Maria Regina Parish Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

FORD
Don and Joan Ford (nee Tulk)
of 65 Shamrock Crescent in Corner Brook are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married at Jackson's Arm, White Bay in St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church on July 22, 1954. They have four children - Rex (Debbie), Dean, Verna (Brad) and Denise (Steve) and four grandchildren - Jamie, Michelle, Megan and Stephanie - all of whom are home to help them celebrate. Love and best wishes comes from their family and friends.


Friday, July 23, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Saturday, July 24, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

YOUNG, David John
Glenburnie, Bonne Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Young announce his passing at the Health Science Center, St. John's on Friday, July 23, 2004 at the age of 50. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Brenda; two sons: Matthew and Adam; brother, William (Sharon); sisters: Ann (Ron) English and Helen Young (John Harnum); father and mother-in-law: Edgar and Joyce Upwards; brothers-in-law: Claude Butler and Dexter (Rhonda) Upwards; sister-in-law Kim (Ernie Sawler) Upwards; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Heber and Margaret and a sister Doreen Butler. Visitation will take place at Church of The Resurrection, Birchy Head on Sunday, July 25, 2004 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where funeral services will take place on Monday, July 26, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Jonathan Rowe officiating. Interment at the church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Church of the Resurrection or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

COLSON, Amos
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Amos Colson announce his peaceful passing after a long battle with cancer at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, July 22, 2004 at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his special friend, Mildred Young, his daughter, Joanne Stevens of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, one brother, Cecil (Irene) Colson of St. George's and two sisters: Kathleen (Gerald) Simon of Kippens, Anne Renouf of Pickering, Ontario and two grandchildren: Michael of Fort Nelson BC, and Sami-Jo Bailey Stevens and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Maude Colson, brothers, Joe and Eddy, sisters, Blanche, Genevieve, Mary and Rita. Visitation took place on Friday at St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, July 24th at 1:30 P.M. from St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

BIRTH

HANN
Jason and Orena Hann are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Matthew Ryan. Matthew arrived on June 16, 2004, weighing 8 lb. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Keith & Donna Hann of Corner Brook and Michael and Ginger Howse of Stephenville. Proud great-grandparents are Clarence & Clara Callahan, Joe & Elizabeth Hann of Corner Brook and Fern Pettengill of Iowa, USA. Jason, Orena and Matthew would like to extend a huge thank you to the Obs. staff at WMRH for their exceptional care & support.

ENGAGEMENT

PAYNE / BRAKE
Silas & Sherry Mullins along with Charlie & Judy Payne of Cox's Cove are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Melvin to Shelley, daughter of Dean & Victoria Brake of Meadows, on March 9th, 2004. The wedding is being planned for July 15th, 2006.

TARBETT / LO
Patricia Whalen is pleased to announce the engagement of her son Rick Tarbett, formerly of Pasadena to Stephanie Lo, daughter of Wing and Cecilia Lo of Red Deer, AB. Wedding bells will be ringing on October 8th, 2005 in Red Deer, AB.

PARK / BROCKLEHOURST
Alvin & Linda Park of Labrador City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci, to Craig Brocklehourst of St. John's. Proud grandparents are Ben & Mary Rowsell (Corner Brook) and Cecil & Millicent Park (Cox's Cove).

WEDDING

HIGGINS / O'NEILL
Don & Joan Higgins of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Jason to Angeline, daughter of Peter and Ditas O'Neill of Edmonton, AB. The marriage took place May 4th, 2004 on the beautiful resort Iberostar Paraiso Beach on the Mayan Riviera, Mexico. They were surrounded by family and friends. Maid of honour was Natalie Letourneau. Bridesmaid was Sharon Johnston. Bestman was Brian Higgins. Groomsman was Gary Hickey. Flower girls were Emilie and Fiona O'Neill and Ringbearer was Ryan Hickey. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom and Dad Higgins and Mom and Dad O'Neill.


Monday, July 26, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

BURT, Linda Marie
17 Hillview Avenue, Stephenville
January 6, 1953 - July 22, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Linda Marie Burt announce her passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Thursday, July 22, 2004 at the age of 51 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Graham and two sons: Jeffrey Burt of Alberta, Jeremy Burt of Stephenville and one daughter, Kayla Burt of Stephenville and two brothers: Vince (Marg) Peddle of Grand Falls, Stephen (Thelma) Peddle of Fort McMurray, Alberta and three sisters: Elizabeth (Stan) Eason of Manuels, Ann (Reg) Stone of Upper Gullies, Debbie (Wayne) MacKinnon of New Brunswick and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. 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 27th at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of ones choice would be greatly appreciated.

WHEELER, Bernard Joseph
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Wheeler announce his passing on Sunday, July 25th, 2004 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sisters: Mildred (Cyril) Chaytor, Eva Burke, Halfway Point, and Gerona Donahue, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers: Austin, Harold, Leo, Clayton and Wilfred, sister Edna and parents Thomas and Elizabeth Wheeler. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove. Officiated by Fr. Bernard Buckle. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HILLIER, Debra J.
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, July 24, 2004 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Debbie Hillier at the age of 46. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband David, daughter Ashley, son Jonathan, mother Florence Moss, Grand Falls, brother Bruce Moss, St. John's; sisters: Roslyn Peyton, Grand Falls, Judy Moss-Lauzon (Larry), St. John's, and Kathy Walsh (Rick), Halifax; three uncles: Jim (Dulcie) Brown, Corner Brook, Weldon (Joan) Brown, St. John's, and Eric (Floss) Brown, Blake Town, Trinity Bay; mother and father-in-law: Wesley and Margaret Hillier, Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Robert Hillier (Cindy), New Brunswick, Roy Hillier (Margie), New Brunswick and Sid Hillier (Cindy), Corner Brook; special friend Theresa Hancock, Roddickton, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and special friends. Predeceased by her father Robert Moss, and brother-in-law Leo Peyton of Grand Falls. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Ruby Maude (nee Saunders)
Hampden
Sept. 22, 1950 - July 23, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruby Maude Parsons announce her passing on Friday, July 23rd, 2004 at the Health Science Centre in her 53rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Bruce; three children: Gary (Diane), Dion (Sharon), and Crystal (Dominic) all of Corner Brook; two grandchildren: Cassandra and Jordan; her mother Loretta Saunders of St. Lunaire-Griquet; one brother: James (Sylvia) of St. Lunaire-Griquet; three sisters: Madge (Lloyd) Decker of Lance aux Meadows, Glorine Saunders and Ann (Roy) Patey both of St. Lunaire-Griquet. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father George Saunders. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Hampden today, Monday where also funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Guy officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family in lieu of flowers donations to ones choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, July 27, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

CHRISTOPHER, Malcom (Mackey)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Mackey Christopher announce his sudden passing on Saturday, July 24th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 60. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories: his wife Gloria (nee Hackett), two daughters, Nicole and Carla, and son Dean; sisters and brothers: Mona (Mike) Urbenz, Derm (Chris) Christopher, Ed (Louise) Christopher, Thelma Dunphy (friend Jim), and Betty (George) Payne; sister-in-law Floss Christopher; brothers-in-law: Nev (Jane) Hackett, Dave (Carolyn) Hackett, Garland (Armond) Hackett, special friends Roy and Pam Young, as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, many relatives and a wide variety of friends. He was predeceased by parents Fred and Evelyn Christopher, brother Fred Jr., brother-in-law Marven Hackett and father and mother-in-law Dave and Claudine Hackett. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 29th, at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Officiated by Fr. Edmund Carmacho. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUGDEN, Margaret (nee Genge)
Norris Point, NL
February 26, 1906 - July 25, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday, July 25 at age 98 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories five sons: Martin (Ivy), Claude (Claire), Fred (Bertha), Gerald (Vivian), Craig (son/grandson), three daughters: Betty (Reg Grandy), Millie (Clyde Earles), Geraldine (Reg Williams), eighteen grandchildren, twenty one great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Martin in 1972. Visitation will take place at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Norris Point, today, Tuesday, July 27, 2004 where funeral services will take place on Wednesday, July 28th at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Olsen officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RICHARDS, Perrin S.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Perrin Richards announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, July 26, 2004. He leaves to mourn nephews Melvin (Rosalind) Mercer and Terry Rowsell; niece Diane Pretty, brother Gerald Richards, sister Ada Mercer and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Fred Stacey officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

WHEELER, Bernard Joseph
Halfway Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Wheeler announce his passing on Sunday, July 25th, 2004 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, sisters: Mildred (Cyril) Chaytor, Eva Burke, Halfway Point, and Gerona Donahue, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by brothers: Austin, Harold, Leo, Clayton and Wilfred, sister Edna and parents Thomas and Elizabeth Wheeler. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit's Cove. Officiated by Fr. Bernard Buckle. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, July 28, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

JANES, Frederick
1927 - 2004

The family of Fred Janes is saddened to announce his passing on July 26, 2004 at Charles LeGrow Health Centre, Port aux Basques at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 45 years Lorraine (Dalton); sons: Ted (Jaunita), Don, Randy (Brenda), Chris (Lisa) in Codroy and Doug in London, Ontario; daughters: Gloria (Ash) in Stephenville and Barb (George) Finader in Bedford, NS; step-son George Dalton. Loving Poppy Fred to Bonnie (Ray), Wanda (Darren), Madonna (Mike), Curtis, Candace, Niles, Natasha, Vicki (Jason), Megan (Will) and Matthew; great-grandchildren Emma and Nathan; special little friend Nikki. His sister Clara Samms in Stephenville and brothers Clem and Ralph (Ruth) in Codroy; sister-in-law Marion (Gerald) Knott of Codroy and a wide circle of friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his parents Darcey and Maria (Parsons) Janes; infant daughter Lorina; sister Alice Moore; brothers: George, Arthur, Walter, Johnny; step-sisters: Annie Reid, Winnie Gale and step-brother Jimmy Janes. Fred was employed as Superintendent of Western Construction for 43 years until his retirement in 1992. He was well known wherever he went and he will be missed. Visitation was held at Holy Trinity Church in Codroy where funeral services were held Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev. E. Smith. Burial followed in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the palliative care unit at Charles LeGrow Health Center or your charity of choice would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, July 29, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PAYNE, Edward Leslie
February 8, 1930 - July 27, 2004

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Dad, Edward Payne, at the age of 74 in Calgary, Alberta on July 27th. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Sherry (Philpott), her husband Dave and grandchildren Sarah and David; and daughter Darlene (Bell), her husband Joel and granddaughter Caitlin all of Calgary, Alberta. Our Dad also leaves to mourn his sisters Amy Nicole of Rocky Harbour, NL and Lorraine Graves of Halifax, NS. He will be sadly missed by his special cousin, Charlie Payne, as well as a large circle of family and friends in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Alberta. Dad touched many lives and leaves us all with so many wonderful memories. He went to sea with the Coast Guard - as an engineer on the ships and later, a Steamship inspector until he retired in 1988. His greatest loves were his grandchildren, his cabins in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia and his songwriting. "Uncle Ned" lived and loved life to the fullest and would want all of us left behind to do the same. Raise your glass. Celebrate his life with us Saturday, July 31st - 2:00 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NL.

GEORGE, Richard David
Calgary, Alberta
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rick George announce his sudden passing on Saturday, July 24th, 2004 at his residence in Calgary at the age of 39 years. Leaving to mourn with very fond and loving memories: his loving daughter: Krista Marie Brake; precious grandson Cole Christopher George; parents: Lawrence and Virginia (Ezekiel) George, Corner Brook; sisters: Vicky and husband Paul Humber, Corner Brook, Tina George and friend Brian Thorsten, Calgary, Laurie-Ann George, Halfway Point, Lourena and husband Greg Joyce, Little Rapids; brother Dwayne and wife Jerri-Lyn, St. John's; and grandfather Michael George, Curling. He will be greatly missed by nieces and nephews: Jamie, Joshua, Holly, Haley, Ashley, Alana, Jessica, Hannah, and Alex, as well as a number of aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his grandparents Mary and James Ezekiel and grandmother Ada George, and nephew Justin Joyce. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10 to 12 noon. Cremation to follow.


Friday, July 30, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PIKE, Gordon S.
Sept. 2, 1933 - July 18, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Pike announce his passing on July 18, 2004 in Labrador City, at the age of 70 years. Originally from Bonne Bay, he leaves to mourn his loving wife Cora of 48 years; sons: Barry (Debbie) Clarence, Wade (Vanessa), Dave (Kim), Dwayne (Giselle); daughters: Debbie (Terry), Brenda (Mike); his grandchildren: Eric, Melissa, Mitchell, Brian, Katrina, Crystal, Ryan, Kyle, Shawna, Josh, Sara, Angelina, Ethan and his many nephews and nieces. His only brother Eric (Betty), sisters: Olga Park, Jean Prosper (Murdock), Betty Parsons (John), Margaret McCarthy (Danny) and Evelyn Colbourne (Lloyd). He was predeceased by his sisters: Betty and Edna; his father Stephen and his mother Valerie. Gordon was employed with IOC for 35 years until his retirement. The funeral was held in Labrador City at St. Paul's Anglican Church 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2004. The Reverend Roger Whalen officiated. To all who attended we thank you.

TUFFORD, Wanda Phyllis (nee Candow)
After a courageous battle with cancer, at the Willett Hospital, Paris, with her family present on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 in her 52nd year. Wanda, loving daughter of Allan Candow and the late Virginia Candow (2003); beloved wife of Richard; devoted and caring mother of Tina Marche, Allan Marche, and Amanda Marche; cherished grandma of Tamyra, Bailey, and Michaela; dear sister of Bob Candow, Donna Aivalis, and Heather Robertson. Wanda will also be sadly missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, other family and friends. Wanda was a Regal representative for more than twelve years and was very proud to have received her Diamond Status. The family will receive friends at the "THORPE BROTHERS' FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL" 96 West Street, Brantford, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. THORPE BROTHERS' 519-759-2211, www.dignitymemorial.org


Saturday, July 31, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

SMITH, Levi John (Smitty)
May 24, 1924 - July 30, 2004

Born in Hearts Content, Trinity Bay, CN Retired. Psalm 11 Verse 5: Precious in the sight of the Lord, is the death of His Saints. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Levi Smith (Smitty) announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on July 30, 2004. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen (nee: Kay Penney) of 58 years; son Derek (Marie) Thornville, Ohio, two daughters: Maxine Piercey (Donald), St. John's, NL, Judy Trueman (James), Pickering, Ontario; twelve grandchildren: Janet (Cornel), Ontario, Brenda (Keith), Brian (Robin) Thornville, Ohio, Kimberly Denise, Ontario, Gerry (Debra-Lynn), Irishtown, Stanley, Debra, Richard, Donald, Dean, Mark and Michael, Ontario; fifteen great grandchildren: Rachael, Christy, Matthew, Becky, Ontario, Arielle, Augustina and Beth, Thornville, Ohio, Cameron and Kate-Lynn, Irishtown, Darrel, Ricky Eric, Kerry, Amber and Brittany, Ontario; two brothers: James (Sadie) Smith, Deer Lake, twin brother Moses Smith, Deer Lake; four sisters-in-law: Alma Mighton, Laura Lidstone, Geraldine (Tony) Bayner, Joan (Clifford) House, two brothers-in-law Herbert (Agnes) Penney, Ronald (Sadie) Penney; special nephew Willis (Wanda) Baker and a great number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Rose (nee: Breaker) Smith of Deer Lake; parents-in-law Herbert and Gertrude (nee: Lewis) Penney of Irishtown, sisters-in-law: Marjorie Flynn, Nellie Smith, brothers-in-law Richard Flynn, Arthur Mighton, Gilbert Lidstone. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Monday, August 2nd at 2:00 p.m. Bishop Leonard Whitton officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 44 Clarence Street, Corner Brook, NL A2H 1K9. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
May God Grant Him Eternal Rest Gone to be with Jesus, but not forgotten.

HALBOT, Gerald Augustine
Barachois Brook, NL

Passed away at the age of 62, Gerald Augustine Halbot of Barachois Brook at The Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on July 30th, 2004. Leaving to mourn wife Frances of Barachois Brook, sons Mark of Alberta, Kenneth of Barachois Brook, daughter Marilyn, Mrs. Dwayne Pollard of Barachois Brook, brothers: Neil (Cathy) of New Brunswick, Tom (Geraldine) of Toronto, Ernie of Ontario, sisters: Margaret Rose Pieroway of St. George's, Laura, Mrs. Lester Bennett of Stephenville Crossing, 2 granddaughters Leigh-Ann and Leigha, 2 grandsons Blake and Jacob. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by sister Alma Pike of Port aux Basques. Friends may visit St. Joseph's RC Church, St. George's Saturday & Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. followed by the Funeral Mass Monday, August 2nd at 10:30 a.m. Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (donation cards will be available at the church). Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Fillatre's Funeral Home Stephenville Crossing.

GASH, Colin Vincent
25, Halifax, passed away suddenly in QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, on July 29, 2004, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Corner Brook, NL, he was a son of Rosemary and Pete Taylor and his father, Tim Gash. Colin graduated from Auburn High School in 1998 and went on to Dalhousie to graduate with a Bachelor of Environmental Design in 2004. Colin was keenly interested in cycling, both recreationally and competitively since the age of 12. He was a provincial downhill mountain bike champion and competed with a personal best at Downhill Nationals in Kamloops, B.C. in 2002. Colin loved music, reading, drawing and traveling. During his short life he visited many places in Canada, as well as New York, London, Paris and Egypt. Colin will be greatly missed by Krista, his mom and dads, brothers, many friends from high school, mountain biking and Dalhousie School of Architecture and by everyone who was fortunate enough to know him. He was a loyal friend. Surviving are his wife, Krista Koval; grandparents, Regina Barry, Bell Island, NL; Norma and Orville Taylor, Halifax; many aunts and uncles; brothers, Tim and Adam. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Vincent Barry (Bell Island, NL); grandparents, Anne and Joseph Gash. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Monday, August 2, followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m., both in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, 217 Portland St., Dartmouth, Rev. Ron Clark officiating. Donations may be made to Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences to: almattatallfh@alderwoods.com

ROCHE, Gertrude Angela
Corner Brook, NL
1933 - 2004

Passed peacefully away on Thursday July 29, 2004 at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, Gertrude Angela Roche at the age of 71. She will be lovingly remembered by her sisters: Sister Edward Mary, Mary, Camille (Dennis), Teresa (Stan), Assumpta; brothers Edward and Francis; sisters-in-law Mary Jo and Elaine, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Gertrude, sister Rita, brothers James and Charlie, sisters-in-law Carol and Marion, brother-in-law Gerald Donovan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Sunday from 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

PENNEY - TOBA
Kosuke Toba of Kanagawa, Japan is pleased to announce the birth of his sister Kanako Sherry Vivian Penney-Toba on March 1, 2004 in Japan. Proud parents are Natalie Penney-Toba formerly of Hughes Brook and Hiroaki Toba of Japan.

ENGAGEMENT

CULLIHALL / LARKIN
Congratulations to Perry Cullihall of Rocky Harbour, NL and MaryAnn Larkin of Toronto, ON on their engagement. The wedding is to take place in Brampton, ON on October 9, 2004. Best wishes from your family and friends.

MURRIN / OKUTANI
Aloyal and Jean Murrin of Cox's Cove, NL are pleased to announce the engagement of their only son, Jason to Yuki, eldest daughter of Kaoru and Noriko Okutani of Takamatsu, Japan. Jason went to Japan to teach and to experience the country and culture and ended up falling in love with a woman named Yuki. The happy couple was engaged on April 17, 2004. The wedding will take place on October 10, 2004 in Japan where they currently reside.

WEDDING

HAWCO / WINCHESTER
Congratulations to Tracey Hawco and Lee Winchester who were married barefoot on the beautiful beaches of Punta Cana, Dominion Republic, May 17, 2004. Tracey is the daughter of Elias and Elizabeth Hawco of Port au Port East, NL. Lee is the son of Remelda and the late Lee Winchester of St. John, New Brunswick. Tracey and Lee currently reside and work in Fredericton, NB and will be vacationing in Port au Port, Newfoundland this week and will celebrate their marriage with family and friends. Best wishes for a long happy life together!

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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