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The Western Star Newspaper
July 2009

 

ALLEN, Mr. Russell
Sudbury, ON
(formerly of Corner Brook, NL)
Born in 26/11/1942

Passed peacefully away on July 13, 2009 at the Extendicare-York Nursing Home in Sudbury, ON, Russell Allen at the age of 66. He leaves to mourn his four brothers: Max (Cassie), Reg (Jean), Don (Pauline) and Calvin (Donna), six sisters: Beulah (Lorne) Murley, Ina (George) Earle, Shirley Dicks, Jean (Eugene) Hamlyn, Linda Coombs (Ira Gillam) all of Corner Brook, Rhonda Porter, of Nova Scotia as well as numerous nieces, nephews and relatives. He is predeceased by his parents Elijah Allen (1996) and Eileen (nee Snooks) (1955), brothers-in-law Jack Coombs and John Dicks, infant brother Daniel. Memorial service will be held on Friday July 24, 2009 at 10 a.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel 167 Country Road. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

ANDERSON, Mrs. Adeline (Adgie) M.
Meadows, NL
Born in 04/05/1917

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Adeline (Adgie) Anderson announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at the age of 92 years. Surrounded by loving members of her family and the staff of very dedicated nurses of the sixth floor and her very special friend Dr. Obeid. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children; Harley (Susie), Danny (Kim), and George all of Meadows. Leroy (Michelle) of Irishtown, Jack of Peterborough, ON, Garry (Margaret) of Barry, ON. Melvin (Joan) of Middleton, NS. Geraldine (Wade) George of Gillams, Shirley (Bert) Shoefelt of Mississauga, ON, Goldie (Al) Rollingson of Kelowna, BC. Jean (Kevin) Slaney of Tumbler Ridge, BC, Sheila (Ed) Gillingwater, Orillia, ON, her sister; Jessie Fisher of Corner Brook, thirty grand children, forty six great grand children and twelve great great grand children, also a very large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Wilbert (1964), daughter Rowena (1963), parents Francis and Elizabeth White and a long list of brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Meadows on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 from 7-9 p.m., and Thursday, July 9, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Service will be held at Holy Trinity Church Meadows on Friday, July 10, 2009 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery Meadows. Funeral services have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road, Corner Brook. Flowers are gracefully accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

ANDERSON, Ms. Cecil Mary
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully on Thursday, July 16th, 2009, Cecil Mary Anderson age 81, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Cecil was born in Corner Brook on September 8th, 1927. She had a long history of employment first with Herdman Collegiate, Steers Insurance and finally retired from the Woods Department at Bowater's. Cecil served five years with the Royal Canadian Air force. She is predeceased by her parents, Harry V. And Alice Anderson. Leaving to mourn are sisters: Margaret Anderson, Corner Brook, Jean Regan (Parker), Windsor, NS, and brother Gordon (Sheila), Hantsport, NS; nephews, Stephen Anderson (Monica), Cow Head and Paul Anderson (Brenda), Gander. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. followed by the Funeral Service on Tuesday, July 21 at 11 a.m. from Fillatre's Chapel, St. Marks Avenue. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating, interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart & Stroke Foundation.

BATSTONE, Mr. Joseph Arthur
Steady Brook

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Joseph Batstone on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn is his loving companion, Muriel Brake; daughter: Beverley (Colin) Allan; son, David (Susan); daughter, Lorraine Batstone (Brian Willett), Stephenville; son, Stephen (Tammy); grandchildren: Justin, Charmaine, McKenna and Jasmine; brother: George (Margaret), Cormack; sister, Dorothy Hounsell, Dartmouth; brother, James (Angela); sister-in-law: Emily Batstone as well as nieces, nephews, and special friends. Predeceased by his wife Marilyn; mother and father: Kenneth and Selena Batsone; son: Brian; brother: Fred and sister: Kathleen Locke; brothers-in-law: Chesley Hounsell and Roy Locke. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Sunday 10-12 Noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 5th at 2:00 PM from Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Daffodil Place or to the Humber United Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BENNETT, Mrs. Mary Catherine
Mattis Point
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Catherine Bennett announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the age of 80 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Ricky (Rose) of Mattis Point, four daughters: Nora (Freeman) Payne of Brampton, ON, Diane (Ted) Bennett of Mattis Point, Sandra Walsh of Cormack, Cynthia (Harvey) Bennett of Mattis Point, one brother, Carl (Yvonne) King of Mattis Point, two sisters: Bertha King of Mattis Point, Madonna (Greg) Hawkins of Stephenville Crossing, 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, James Young and her son, Joseph, brothers, Vincent and Raymond, sisters, Marjorie, Alice and Mildred. Visitation took place on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing. Cremation has taken place and Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, July 29th, at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point.

BLANCHARD, Karen Cecilia
St. George's, NL
Born in 28/10/1965

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Karen Blanchard announce her sudden passing on Friday, July 24, 2009 at the age of 43 years. She leaves to mourn with many precious memories her partner Ronal Mahadeo; children Tyler (Fatima) Blanchard, Shauna Blanchard Mahadeo; grandson Isiaha Blanchard; mother Hilda Blanchard; brothers: Dwayne (Orena White), Adian (Pam); sisters: Theresa (Brent) Sharpe, Stella (Shawn Chaffey) Blanchard, Vivian Blanchard as well as other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father William Blanchard. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. from where the Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will take place following the Mass in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BUCKLE, Mr. William Donald
Born in 17/04/1954

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Donald Buckle announce his passing on Sunday, July 26th, 2009 at the age of 55 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Jean, Corner Brook; sisters: Mary (Tony) Martin, Fort McMurray, AB, Betty (Bill) Fifield, Dartmouth, NS, Sandra (Garry) Parsons, Corner Brook, Esther (Roland) Landry, Fort McMurray, AB, Paula (Todd) Whyatt, Barrie, ON, Judy (Rob) Fitzpatrick, Fort McMurray, AB and his brother Jim (Sonya), Auburn, KY; Also leaving to mourn nieces and nephews: Toni, Andrew, Matthew, William, Beth, Hilary, Jimmy, Jr., Kevin, Michael, Tara, Sarah; great-niece Kennedy as well as his good friend Donald Marks. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Kevin, grandparents William and Mary Buckle, Noble and Elizabeth (Bessie) Brake. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 12th at 2:00 PM from Fillatre's Chapel, 4 St. Mark's Avenue with Monsignor Jim Robertson officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a Children's Charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUFFETT, Mr. Harris Munden
Gander
Born in 20/10/1928 at Belleoram, Newfoundland, Canada
Harris Munden Buffett,
80, passed away peacefully at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, NL, on July 22nd, 2009. Born October 20, 1928 in Belleoram, Newfoundland, Harris was the son of the late Cyril and Eleanor Buffett. He was also predeceased by his wife, Jean Helen Buffett; brother, Gerald and sister, Gladys. Left with loving memories are his son, David of Halifax; daughters: Agnes (John) Greer of Halifax, Donna (Jim) Johnston of Toronto, ON; grandchildren: Adam, David, Kathleen. He is also survived by his brothers: Rupert (Gladys) of Dartmouth, NS, Gordon (Verna), George (Brenda) of Corner Brook; sisters: Winnie Evans, Eleanor (Lloyd) Anstey, Joyce (Eric) Borden, Maxine (Ray) Gushue, all of Corner Brook; numerous nieces and nephews and his loving companion, Elsie Carter of Gander and her children: Don, Bob, Debbie and their families. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 27th 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Anglican Church, Halifax, NS. Inurnment at Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville, NS. Donations in Harris's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. To sign our memorial on-line guest book, please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

CARLSON, Mrs. Nicola Mary Susan
Humber Village, NL
Born in 04/01/1952

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nicky Carlson announce her passing on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 57 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband of 38 years, Jack; her sons: Michael (special friend Alison) and Robert; her granddaughter, Julianna Brinston (Heather); her sisters: Anne Sharples (Bob), Jennifer Perry (Gerald); sisters-in-law: Judy Butler (Kevin), Barbara Carlson (Jim), Georgina Henderson (David), Dolores Carlson; brothers-in-law: Brian Carlson (Bea) and Michael Carlson (France), numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and special friends: the Sheahans, Father Barry and many other friends and colleagues too numerous to mention. Nicky was predeceased by her father, George (1985); her mother, Elizabeth Bell (1988); and brother, Richard (2001). Nicky will be remembered always for her kindness and concern for others so evident in both her family and professional life at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. Nicky faced life with tremendous humor, calmness and grace. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 24th at 10:30 a.m. from The Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue, with Father Barry Meehan S.J. officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"God saw you getting weary, and a cure was not to be. He put his arms around you, and whispered come to me."

COLSON, Mrs. Rhoda
Corner Brook
Born in 27/08/1932

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rhoda Colson announce her passing on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 76 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Wayne (Teresa), Jerry, Brian (Rita), Terry (Lorraine), Marilyn, Ellen & Rosan; grandchildren: Stephen, Sarah, Rona, Kerry-Lyn, Wanda, Crissie, Michael, Jeannie, Amanda, Adam and numerous great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Olie, 1996, parents John and Elizabeth Smith, sisters Miriah and Jean. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM followed by the funeral service on Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:00 AM from Fillatre's Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Major Frank Johnson officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Diabetic Association. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DECKER, Mr. Abel Walter
Deer Lake, NL
Born in 06/06/1934

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Abel Walter Decker on Saturday July 25th 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, in his 75 year, leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Mark (Penny) of Dartmouth, NS., daughter Kim (Curtis) Hoddinott of Fort Mc Murray, his grandchildren: Kennedy, Nathan Decker, & Brooklynn Hoddinott. His companion Thelma Bowdridge, his brother Norman (Zenith Saunders) of St. Anthony, his sisters: Pearlie Pilgrim, & Mabel Canning both of Deer Lake, & Joyce (Wilson Norman) of Roddickton, Abel was predeceased by his wife, Jean (nee Campbell), his brothers: Clem & Ern, his sisters: Clara Mae, Purcilla, & Emma. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family & friends. The family will be receiving family and friends, Sunday July 26th 2009 from the hours of 7-9 pm, and on Monday July 27th 2009, from the hours of 2–4 & 7–9 pm, from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday July 28th 2009 at 2 pm from St. Paul's United Church in Deer Lake with the Rev. Beverly Snow officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery at Wights Road, Deer Lake, NL. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our page at www.parsonsfuneral home.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DECKER, Mrs. Mabel (nee Payne)
Parsons Pond, NL
Born in 08/11/1913

With great sadness we announce the death of Mabel Decker (nee Payne), who died at the age of 95 years on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 at the Bonne Bay Health Center in Norris Point surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her children: Manuel (Bride) of Cow Head, Marie of Parsons Pond, Eura (Edgar) of Cow Head, Aubrey (Mae), Serina (Isaac), Henry (Rita), all of Parsons Pond, Annie (Joseph) of Cow Head, Marion (Gerald) of Parsons Pond, Anthony (Linda) of Norris Point, Patsy (Lyman) of Parsons Pond; her brother, Kenneth (Bertha) of Cow Head; her daughter-in-law, Evelina of Parsons Pond; her sister-in-law, Mary Payne of Cow Head; her 50 grandchildren, 86 great-grandchildren and 46 great-great-grandchildren. Mother was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Decker; son, Alex Decker; her grandchildren: Clara Brown and Calvin Decker; her great-great- granddaughter, Kylie Bennett; her brothers: Gerald, Alex and Stanley Payne; her sister, Annie Payne; her parents, Charles & Deborah Payne; her son-in-law, Ronald Parsons. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Peter's Anglican Church in Parsons Pond, today, Friday, July 24th, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, July 25th, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where also the funeral service will take place on Sunday, July 26th, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. John Olsson officiating. Burial to follow at the church cemetery in Parsons Pond. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DELUNEY, Mrs. Angela
Curling

Passed away Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook Angela Deluney at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn are her five children: Mary Wells (Lou), Mike Deluney (Linda), Judy Park, Loretta Brake (Edward), Debbie Garcia (Daniel); grandchildren: Louie Wells (Ruth), Janice Wells (Scott Pennell), Tim Deluney, Gene Deluney, Joe Deluney, Lee Park, George Deluney (Janie Polley), Eddie Brake, April Brake (Benny); great-grandchildren: Caitlin Garcia, Cody Wells, Victoria & Taylor Deluney, Ashley Park, Jasmine Brake, Courtney Wells, Brooklyn Woods, Kelsey Pennell and Jackson Deluney; brother: Augustus Clarke, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband George Albert Deluney, August 30th, 2007 and siblings: Sylvia, Margaret, Edna, Vera and Jim. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Thursday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 11th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street. Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the J.I. O'Connell Centre. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DROVER, Mrs. Rosanna (Rose) (neé Hutchings)
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook
Born in 26/08/1912

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rose Drover announce her passing on July 9, 2009 at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook in her 97th year. Rose is the last survivor of eight children born to Jonathan and Martha Hutchings, Sunnyside, Trinity Bay. At almost 97 years of age, Rose has lived the longest of her parents and siblings. She is survived with fond and loving memories by her children: Jean (Robert) Young and Lorraine (James) Simmonds; four grandchildren: Judy (Kevin) Sellars, Edward and Roy Simmonds, Kenneth (Terri-Lynn) Young; grandson-in-law, Terry Green (late Rhonda); eight great-grandchildren: Christopher, Amanda, Jennifer, Maxine, Jack, Ivy, Adam and Katie; sisters-in-law: Eva Hutchings and Florence Drover; brother-in-law, Harry (Brigitte) Drover; special cousin, Gerald (Roberta) Hutchings, as well as many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by husband, Kenneth (July 31, 1958); granddaughter, Rhonda Green (July 11, 2008). Family and friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook on Saturday, July 11 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, July 12 from 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. A service in celebration of her life will be held on Monday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. from The Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Park Drive, followed by interment at the Anglican section of Townsite cemetery with Rev. Canon Gordon Druggett officiating. Donations in her memory can be made to St. Michael's Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed at www.sunsetmemorial.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

FARWELL, Catherine (Kay)
December 3, 1936 - July 12, 2009
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Louise Farwell announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday July 12, 2009 at the age of 72 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Roland of 49 years, daughter Sharon (Rick) Pennell of Stephenville, son Brian (Julie) of Fort St. John BC, grandchildren: Christopher and Bradley Pennell, Kaitlyn, Emma and Mary Beth farwell, brothers: William (Ele) Beck of Manitoba, Ralph Beck of st. Lawrence, Harris Beck of St. Lawrence, sisters: Bertha (Rupert) Lawrence of St. Lawrence, Ruth (Byran) Grills of Ontario, brothers-in-law: Theodore Farwell of Port aux Choix, Melvin (Ivy) Farwell of Gander, sisters-in-law: Millicent Billard of Port aux Choix, Rita Farwell of Port aux Choix, Sadie Farwell of Norris Point as well as a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Isabelle Beck, her sister Maxine, brothers Hubert, Thomas Llewelyn, Lloyd, Llewelyn (Lew). Visitation will be held on Monday July 13, 2009 from 7-9 P.M., Tuesday July 14, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday July 15, 2009 at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's Anglican Church Park Drive with Rev. Druggett officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Church Fund or to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

FIFIELD, Mrs. Edna
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Edna Fifield announce her peaceful passing as the result of her battle with cancer, at the age of 75 years, on Saturday, July 25th, 2009 at the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, NS. Edna's love and giving spirit will be sadly missed by her two sons: Bruce (Yvonne), at Deer Lake, NF; Brian (Karen), at Sylvan Lake, AB; three daughters: Karen (Kevin) Williams, of Mahone Bay, NS; Odette (Jeffrey) Oakes, of Mahone Bay, NS; and Reba (Brad) Hillier, of Valrico, FL. Edna is also survived by eleven beautiful grandchildren: Noelle, Natalie, Aaron, Phillip, Jonathan, Tyson, Tennille, Tiffany, Tyrone, Melodie and Zachary; four precious great-granddaughters: Jael, Abigail, Elise (Tennille), Shelby (Tyson); her sister, Shirley (Bill) Oram of Deer Lake, NF; brothers: Graydon (Norma) Giles of Devon, AB; Alban (Kathleen) Giles of Deer Lake, NF; and Nelson Giles of Ottawa, ON; as well as many nieces, nephews, and a loving circle of friends, piano and college students, and cherished relatives. She is predeceased by her husband, Hedley Homer Fifield (2001); her father, William Giles (1968); her mother, Stella Holloway (2006); her brother, Howard Giles (2006); her son, David (1968). First Pentecostal Church on Premier Drive will host a Family and Friends' Visitation on Sunday, August 2nd at 1:00-1:45 pm with the funeral to follow at 2 p.m., Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. By special request, cremation has taken place. Tributes may be made by donating to the Outreach Fund at First Pentecostal Church, Corner Brook, NF.

FUDGE, Mr. Reginald Alister
Stephenville Crossing
(formerly of Deer Lake, NL)
Born in 20/11/1920

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Alister Fudge announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Home in Stephenville Crossing on Friday, July 17th, 2009, at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Enos (Evelyn) of Stephenville, Basil (Audrey) of Deer Lake, Orvan (Joan) of Alberta, Lionel of Stephenville, Tony (Robin) of Deer Lake, Vida (Hugh) Porter of Port de Grave, Phyllis (David) Smith of St. John's, Cora Saunders (Howard) of Stephenville and Brenda (Roger) Sloan of Alberta; his 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Reginald was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Theresa (nee Roberts) on June 9th, 2009; his parents, Mary and Adolphus Fudge; his brothers: Albert and Warrick; sisters: Lillian, Rowena and Bride. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice in Reginald's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The family will be receiving family and friends from Russell's Funeral Home, Queen Street, Stephenville, today, July 20th, 2009, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Tuesday, July 21st, 2009, the family will be receiving family and friends at the Salvation Army church in Deer Lake from the hours of 10 a.m. - 12 Noon, where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 21st, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., Majors Roy and Louise Perry and Majors Wayne and Betty Pike officiating. Burial to follow at the family plot of the cemetery at Wights Road, Deer Lake, NL. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GABRIEL, Mrs. Genevieve "Genny" Mary
Born in 21/04/1924

It is with great sadness that the family of Genevieve Gabriel announces her passing, at the age of 85 years, on Friday, July 31, 2009, at home. Born in Summerside, NL, she was the daughter of the late Cashmere and Sarah (Gallant) Canning. Through the years, she was employed at the Diana Sweets Restaurant, Snow White Laundry, T. Eatons, Smart Shoppe, Jacobsons Ladies Wear and Woolco in Sydney River, from which she retired in 1990. In retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her family and travelling with Walter, especially to St. Anne de Beaupre, Quebec and Newfoundland. Genny leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 67 years, Walter; son, Ron (Donna); daughters, Geannie Canning and Paulette Krasowski (Carl), both of Sydney, Christine Rideout (Eric), Corner Brook, NL; 12 grandchildren, Ron (Juanita) Gabriel, Barrie, Ont., Krista Willis and Trevor Gabriel, Dartmouth, Sherry (Ben) Parsons, Enfield, Carol Anne (Mark) French and Cindy Rideout, Halifax, Angela Madison, Adam LaRusic and Lisa Walzak, Alberta, Paul (Jennifer) and Gary (Kathy) Krasowski and Connie Krasowski Morrison, Sydney; 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Gary, one daughter in infancy; sisters, Josephine O'Rourke, Margaret Cormier, Elizabeth Mischaude, Leah Madonna Canning and Elsie McKay; brothers, Vince and John William Canning. There will be no visitation by request. A memorial mass will be held at St. Theresa Church on Tuesday 10AM with Rev. James Oliver officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palliative Care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydneymemorialchapel@ns.sympatico.ca

GAUDET, Mrs. Mary Norma
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
Formerly of 50 Kippens Road, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Norma Gaudet announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at the age of 75 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Wayne of Stephenville, Allan (Brenda) of Fort McMurray, Christopher of Kippens, five daughters: Linda (Joseph) Silivera of London, Ontario, Genevieve (Daniel) Power of Oshawa, Ontario, Patricia Dunphy of Kippens, Alvina (Colin) Young of Stephenville Crossing, Lorraine (Richard) Lydom of Edmonton, two brothers: Earl Gaudet of Kippens, Samuel (Rose) Gaudet of Ajax, Ontario, six sisters: Alvina (Lee) Thomas of Houston, Texas, Edna (Henry) Gaudet of Kippens, Theresa Gaudet of Houston, Texas, Hilda Collier of Whitby, Ontario, Delores (Gerald) Gabriel of Stephenville, Ann Gaudet of Kenmount, Ontario, a large circle of grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred (Willie) Gaudet, her son, Hilary, daughter, Josephine, brother, Wade, sister, Genevieve, brother, Hilary. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday, July 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in her memory to the Mental Health Association or to a charity of one's choice.

GILES Jr., Mr. Norman
High Street, Deer Lake, NL
Born in 04/07/1946

Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family, Norman Jr. Giles (June) at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Friday, July 17th, 2009, at the age of 63 years. Left to mourn: his wife, Sylvia (nee Rowsell) of 41 years; his children: Terry (Lori), Tony (Donna), both of Deer Lake, Quentin (Wendy) and Tracy, both of Fort McMurray, Alberta; his grandchildren: Melissa-Lee, Tanika, Stephanie, Caitlin, Jamie, T.J. and Cody; his mother, Mrs. Lillian Hillier (Malcolm Nobel); his sisters: Nellie (Mrs. Alex Simms), Vivian (Mrs. Eugene Andrews) and Yvonne Giles; his special sister, Wanda (Mrs. Tom Humphries); brothers: Max (Rhodena) Giles and John (Joan Giles). Norman was predeceased by his father, Norman Giles Sr.; sister, Jean Giles and his brother-in-law, James Langdon. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family, friends and his extended family. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, today, July 20th, 2009, at 10 - 11 a.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, July 20th 2009, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Majors Wayne and Betty Pike officiating. Burial to follow at the church cemetery, Wights Road, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations in Norman's memory can be made to the Autism Society of Canada, local chapter, Corner Brook, NL. Make cheques payable to The Autism Support Group, Corner Brook, 121 Brookfield Ave., Corner Brook, NL, A2H 2R5 and/or to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, NL. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GONTARD, Mrs. Gladys Jane
Ottawa
Born in 10/03/1931

It is with great sadness that Jane's family announce her passing. Jane died on July 3, 2009, at the Élisabeth Bruyère Health Centre in Ottawa after a sudden and brief illness. Jane was born in Savage Cove, NL, and spent her youth living in the Straits. She worked as a teacher and a lab technician, then in her thirties met her husband-to-be, François, and began her most important job, mother. After her children became adults, she went to Carleton University to complete her Bachelor of Arts that she began decades before in Montréal at Sir George University. She graduated in 1999. Jane's great loves were her family and her garden, thick batches of peonies lit up her front yard every June. Jane is predeceased by her parents, Stephen and Ann Maria Way (White) and is deeply missed by her sisters Mary Hunt (Mount Pearl, NL) & Marion Coombs (Plum Point, NL) and their families. She is greatly missed by husband François, daughters Denise Gontard Cartwright (Tim), and Lily (Jon), stepchildren Florence Gazzini-Gontard (Pierre), Xavier (Florence) and Agnès, granddaughter Samantha, step-grandchildren Yannick, Mélanie, Victoria, Benjamin and Léah and the most recent addition to the family, great-granddaughter Scarlette Rose.
We Love You Mom
Friends may call at the Westboro Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 403 Richmond Road, Ottawa, Ontario, on Saturday, July 18, 2009 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. A celebration of life will be held in the chapel at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the palliative care unit at the Élisabeth Bruyère Health Centre or a charity of your choice. Jane's family wish to thank the wonderful staff of 5NW at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus and at the palliative-care unit of Élisabeth Bruyère Health Centre, their loving care made Jane's final weeks peaceful and comfortable, for her and her family. Condolences, donations or tributes may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com

GREENE, Mr. William
Halfway Point, NL
Born in 27/04/1933

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Greene announce his passing at his family residence on Thursday July 23, 2009 at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Dora, children: Dorothy (Wilfred) George of Halfway Point, Mildred (William) Lynch of Brampton, Ontario, Rose (David) Dennis of Halfway Point, Joan (Robert) O'Keefe of Halfway Point, William (Jocelyn) Greene of Halfway Point, Peter (Tina) Greene of Brampton, Ontario, Anthony (Tammy) Greene of Brampton, Ontario, Bruce (Denise) Greene of John's Beach, 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Thomas and Margaret Greene, 3 sons Elvis, Ted and Archie, 3 brothers: Harold, Florence and Stephen, and his sister Delores. Visitation will take place on Saturday July 25, 2009 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday July 26, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday July 27, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Benoits Cove with Father Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Benoits Cove Cemetery. Flowers are gracefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Diabetic Association. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

GUSHUE, Mrs. Dinah
6 Oake Drive, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dinah Gushue announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at the age of 73 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Edmund; eight children: Paul (Karen) of Irishtown, Wanda Walsh of Irishtown, Gary (Margaret) of Irishtown, David (Bernette) of Fort McMurray, Tony of Edmonton, Peter (Cindy) of Calgary, Regina (Tom) Rees of Alberta, Keith (Stephanie) of Edmonton; two brothers: Lonzo (Bride) Compton of Irishtown, Raymond (Ruth) Compton of Thompson, Manitoba; three sisters: Hazel (Ron) Greene of Irishtown, Ella Ellsworth of Thompson, Manitoba, Susie Compton of Irishtown and a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Brian Gushue. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Section, Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Arthritis Society would be greatly appreciated.

HALL, Mr. Martin Gerard
Shallop Cove
Born in 01/03/1969

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Martin Hall (Marty) announce his sudden passing on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at the age of 40 years. He leaves to mourn with many precious memories his wife Teresa (Tracy), Shallop Cove; son Tyrone Morris, Gander; parents Veronica & Alphonsus Hall, Shallop Cove; brothers: Alphonsus (Barbra), Malcolm (Shirly) both from Lower Sackville, NS, Ashley (Tina Gabriel), Barachois Brook; sisters: Dale (Leonard) Young, Stephenville Crossing, Barbie (Joseph) King, St. George's, Debbie (Eric) Harris, Heatherton, Diana Hall (Gene Meade), Barachois Brook, Lorraine (Tom) Canning, Stephenville Crossing, Lisa (Robert) Butt, Robinson's, twin sister Martha (Gus) Keough, Barachois Brook; ten nephews, nine neices, four great-nephews, three great-neices as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Veronica Hall and brother-in-law Gus Keough. Visitation will take place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. from where the Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Interment of the ashes will take place at a later date in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

HAYES, Mrs. Nellie
Corner Brook, NL
Born in 01/12/1913

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nellie Hayes of Curling announce her passing on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 95 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her four children; Betty Alden of Plattsburgh, New York, Bernice (Aaron Gallant) of Stephenville, Joseph and Eva (Kevin McCarthy) of Corner Brook, twenty four grandchildren, twenty eight greatgrand children, her sisters; Elizabeth (Stewart Morley), Mary, (Cecil Davis), Helen Reid, May (Donald) Marshall, Flo Randell, brother Fred (Cora) Randell, sisters-in-law; Betty Randell, Ethel Randell, Valerie (Kevin) Pumphrey, Joan (Harry) Sparkes and a large circle of nieces, nephews, friends, and residents and staff of the Lohnes Complex. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Hayes, her parents George and Elizabeth Randell, her daughter Helen Gallant, her granddaughter Sarah Gallant, her grandson Jim Hayes, her son-in-law John Alden, her brothers; George, Lloyd, Roy and John Randell, sisters; Eva Adams, Stella Newhook, Joan Jayne, Toots Silmarie and Dorothy Randell, her sisters-in-law; Bertha Yeager, Bernice Tomasko and brother-in-law Thomas Hayes. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2009 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road. Funeral service will take place on Monday, July 13, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Curling with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers are gracefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

HEINE, Mrs. Elizabeth "Joan"
Elizabeth "Joan" Heine
, 63, of Proctor, MN died Friday July 24th in Solvay House surrounded by her family. Joan was born September 2, 1945 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and resided there for many years. Joan worked as a switch board operator in Corner Brook, Newfoundland for the Avalon telephone company until she met and married Lee Heine who was stationed in Newfoundland with the US Air Force. She continued to work as a switch board operator at the Ernest Harmon Air Force Base located in Stephenville, Newfoundland until 1966. She then lived and moved around the world to different US Air Force Base locations wherever Lee was stationed which eventually led them to Duluth, MN in 1974 where they have resided in the area ever since. Joan worked in sales and management for the Tupperware Corporation from 1986-1999 with the Diamond Setters Unit. Joan was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage "The Rock" and always communicated this with people she met and worked with. The world is a little quieter without our Joan. Joan was preceded in death by her parents Wilson and Catherine Hicks of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and an infant child Lewis Lee. Survivors include her husband Lee Heine, two daughters: Dawn (Jonathan Bauer) Heine of Proctor, Robin Heine of Duluth, two sons: Stephen (Krystl) Wyatt-Heine of Anna, TX and Richard (Stacey) Heine of Duluth, three brothers: Terry (Annie) Hicks of Ottawa, ON, Dave (Hilda) Hicks of Pasadena,NL, Garry (Beth) Hicks of Stewiak, Nova Scotia and one sister Catherine Hackett of Stephenville, NL, four grandchildren: A.J. Knudsen, Macie Morgan Heine, Madeline Elizabeth and Grace Marie. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 29th in St. Rose Catholic Church with Fr. Joel Hastings as celebrant. Visitation times are at Sunrise Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 28th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery.

HILLIER, Mrs. Ruth Carol
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2009, surrounded by her loving family Ruth Carol Hillier at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by her only daughter, Lynda (Frank Bernard); two grandchildren: Colin (Deanna) Hillier and Brenda Hunt; five great grandchildren: Crystal, Christopher, Brandon, James and Jennifer; sisters: Ruby (Stefan Hankovsky), Shirley (Kent Manuel) and Valda (Floyd Allen), Sandra Beaton (Ray); brothers: Fred (Mary) Noseworthy, David (Shirley) Noseworthy, and Donald Noseworthy; brother-in-law: Sidney Shears as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband: Frank , March 1993; sisters: Joan Alexander, October 1994, Rhoda Shears, March 1996 and Una Doody, December 2007. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Saturday, 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating, interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Daffodil Place . The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HUTCHINGS, Mr. Eustace Lionel
Corner Brook, NL
Born in 14/08/1919

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eustace Lionel Hutchings announce his passing on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre, DVA Unit at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Una; children: Ann (Wayne) Ruth, Gerald (Kathy) Hutchings and Marie (Lorin) King; daughter-in-law Anne Hutchings; grandchildren: David, Mark, Jason (Tanya), Jeffrey (Veronica), Stephen, Michael and Justin, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Nellie, son Danny, sisters Dora and Maude, brothers Stedman, Maurice, Nathaniel and Roland. Cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. followed by the funeral service on Tuesday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Rev. David Russell officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Cow Head or to a Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

JANES, Mrs. Gertie Cecelia
Deer Lake, NL
Born in 25/06/1938

With great sorrow we announce the death of Gertie Cecelia Janes (nee Cross) who died at the age of 71 in the early morning of July 7th 2009, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Oliver, her children; Henry, Lillian (Harold), William (Wanda), Angela (Richard) Taylor, Melissa (Dave) Janes-Crawford, Linda (Tony) McKay, Phillip (Paula), & Jeremy, her grandchildren; Tracy, Lee, Tammy, Richard, Catherine, Michael, Craig, Cecelia, Justin, Julia, Christopher, Nevada, Sarah, Christa, & Nicole, her great grandchildren; William, Tyme, Kaitlyn, Brody, Kaylee, Autumn, & Brock. Her siblings; Don (Shirley) Cross, Margaret (Doyle ) Janes, Grace Bailey, Jane (Bob) Wilton, Patricia Stewart, Brenda (Ron) Pye, Lillian (Russell) Reid, Melvin (Wavey) Cross & Dianne Cross, her brother-in- law, Winston Wiseman Sr. Gertie was predeceased by her parents; Henry & Bride Cross, her sister; Julia Wiseman, & brother-in-law; George Bailey. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from the hours of 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday July 8th 2009, & Thursday July 9th 2009, from 10-11 a.m. from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment & Research Foundation, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center, 300 Prince Phillip Drive St. John's, NL A1B 3V6 in her memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The funeral service will take place on Thursday July 9th, 2009, at 2 pm from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake, with Major Wayne Pike officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

JESSO, Mrs. Theresa
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Jesso announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick, Stephenville on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at the age of 69 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, William, three sons: André (Michelle) of Three Rock Cove, Bernard (Marlene) of Mount Pearl, Earl of Vancouver, British Columbia, three daughters: Juanita Fitzpatrick of Three Rock Cove, Anne (Peter) Campagna of Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Shirley Jesso of Cold Lake, Alberta, two brothers: Kevin (Inez) Hall of Daniel's Harbour, Angus (Carol) Hall of Ontario, five sisters: Mary Dennis of Three Rock Cove, Alfreda (Battiste) Lainey of Mainland, Leila DeBourdieu of Port au Port East, Bertina White of Stephenville, Perpetua March of Three Rock Cove, 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her sisters: Isabel, Rita, brothers: Howard, Joseph, Hugh, Michael and parents, Patrick and Anne Hall. Friends may call at St. Philomena's Chapel, Three Rock Cove on Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. at St. Philomena's Chapel, Three Rock Cove with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

KEATING, Mr. Thomas
Corner Brook, NL
Born in 27/11/1921

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Keating announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL on Thursday July 16th 2009 in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Ralph Keating, Michael Keating, Donald Keating, Brenden (Cathie) Keating, Graham Keating, Jamie (Tina) Keating, Darilyn (Winston) Pinksen, Clara Keating (Jim McIntosh), Joyce (Raymond) Rogers, & Carolyn Keating (John Hurley), his wife Shirley Joyce Keating, fifteen grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren, his sisters: Mrs. Adele Walsh, Mrs. Alice Harston, and sister-in-law Flo Keating. Thomas was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary Keating, his son Daniel Keating, and his brother Sylvester Keating. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and his extended family. The family received family and friends from the Anglican Church in Howley, on Sunday July 19th 2009 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service of Christian burial took place Monday July 20th, 2009 at 10 a.m. with Father Aidan Devin officiating, the burial followed at the family plot of the church cemetery in Howley. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KELLY, Mr. Michael Walter
Port au Choix

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Kelly announce his passing on Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 at The Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders at the age of 56 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife, Susan (nee Plowman); daughters: Josalee (Trent) Flynn, Corner Brook and Lorna (Keon) Genneaux, Port Saunders; son: Andy (Crystal), Devon, Alberta; grandchildren: Tori, Victoria, Kelsey, Tristan and Owen; brothers: Matthew (Bertha), Port au Choix, James (Joy), Hawkes Bay, Maurice (Angelina), Fort McMurray and George (Hazareth), Port au Choix; sisters: Ida (Leo) Gould, Port au Choix and Caroline (Newman) Sinnicks, Hawkes Bay; brother-in-law: Edmund Hynes, Port au Choix; mother-in-law: Nellie Plowman, Bartlett's Harbour, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Owen and Millicent Kelly; sister: Hilda; brother: Owen and father-in-law: Eugene Plowman. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix on Wednesday evening, 7-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 10th at 11:00 a.m. from St. Therese's Roman Catholic Church, followed by interment at the Interfaith cemetery, Sandy Cove. Monsignor Jim Robertson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to Daffodil Place. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LENOIX, Mr. Robbie
St. Judes

The Patey family and the Lenoix families will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road on Thursday July 30, 2009 from 7-9 p.m. Interment will take place at the United Section of Mount Patricia Cemetery on Friday July 31, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home 167 Country Road. The family guest book may be signed and memorial donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

MADORE, Mrs. Matilda
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Matilda Madore announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, Tony Madore (Rhonda) of Stephenville Crossing; five brothers: Dan of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, Herb of Deer Lake, Marcel and Roy, both of Ontario, Lawrence of Stephenville Crossing; four sisters: Corrina Nardini, Rita Keating, Maggie Curnew, all of Stephenville Crossing, Winnie (Stan) McFatridge of Placentia Bay; one grandchild, Dennis and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Nath; brothers: Charlie, Allan, Isadore and sister, Anna. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, July 25th at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.

McGRATH, Father Father Desmond Thomas
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, Father Desmond Thomas McGrath at the age of 74 years. Father McGrath was ordained on June 4, 1961 at Holy Redeemer Cathedral in Corner Brook where he served as assistant pastor from 1961-1968. He served as pastor at Holy Family Parish in Port Saunders/Port au Choix (1968-1975), Our Lady of Grace Parish in Bird Cove (1975-1976), for another five years at Holy Redeemer Parish (1976-1981), at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes (1984-1989) and at St. Ann's Parish in Codroy Valley (1996-2000). During his tenure at Port Saunders he and Richard Cashin formed the Fisherman's Union -United Food and Commercial Workers Union which later became part of the Fisherman, Food and Allied Workers Union. He worked with the Fishermans' Union from 1981-1984 and 1989-1996. For over 30 years, Father Des empowered workers in the fishing industry. Through his direction and involvement in the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters and numerous advisory bodies, he has helped establish this work force as a profession. In addition, he was instrumental in the organization and creation of his province's Fisherman, Food and Allied Workers Union. He was also a key player in the development of educational programs for fishers, plant workers and their families, notably a province-wide literacy program. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Elizabeth McGrath, brothers, Frank, Alex and Dermot, and his sister Helen Rochester and nephew Michael McGrath. He leaves to mourn his sister, Elizabeth McGrath, nieces, Terry Janovick, Claire Pollok, Catherine Pedersen, Karen McGrath, Mary Ann McGrath and Heidi Spenst, all from British Columbia, and Alexandra Borden from Brampton, Ontario, nephews, Brian McGrath, Stephen McGrath and Kevin McGrath, all from British Columbia, and Tim Rochester from Montreal, bishop Crosby, his brother Priests and many other relatives, friends and parishioners throughout Newfoundland. Visitation will take place from The Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue on Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 31st at 2 p.m. Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Townsite cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Shepherd's Fund, c/o Most Holy Redeemer Parish. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MUGFORD, Mrs. Gladys Goldie (nee Eveleigh)
Hampden
Born in 13/06/1939

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys Goldie Mugford (nee Eveleigh) announce her sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Tuesday, July 28th 2009 at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Lindsay (Angie) Mugford & Sidney (Judy) Mugford both of Brampton, Ontario; her grandson; Alex Mugford; her sisters: Mrs. Rita Simms of Toronto, Ontario, Maxine (Mrs. Gary Norman) of London, Ontario & Eileen (Mrs. Simeon Osmond) of Hampden; her brothers: Oswald (Joan) Eveleigh of Brampton, Ontario & Scott (Viola) Eveleigh of Burlington, Ontario; her brother-in-law; Glen Batstone; her special niece with whom she resided Trudy (Rodney Banks), Zachary & Chelsea of Hampden. Mother was predeceased by her husband; Samuel Mugford in 1994, her parents; Robert & Patience Eveleigh, sisters: Mable Snow, Madeline Eveleigh & Daphane Batstone, her brothers: Cecil Eveleigh & Claude Eveleigh; her sister-in-law; Anita Eveleigh, brothers-in-law: Roy Snow & James Simms; her niece; Rosalind Davis & nephew; Dale Batstone. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family & friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from the Pentecostal Church Hampden, today Friday, July 31st 2009, from the hours 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Saturday August 1st 2009 at 2 pm with Pastor: Glen Clarke officiating with the Burial to follow at the Church Cemetery in Hampden, NL. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MURPHY, Gertrude
and MURPHY-SAUNDERS, Cathy

A burial service will be held for the late Gertrude Murphy and the late Cathy Murphy-Saunders on Monday, July 20th at 2:00 p.m. from Mount Patricia Cemetery, Roman Catholic section, with Father Bernard Buckle officiating.

PARSONS, Mr. Edward James
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward James Parsons announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, July 6, 2009 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Irene, three sons: Edward of Stephenville, Winston (Lisa) of Trinidad, Allan of Stephenville, three daughters: Marcella (Jim) Rogers of Kippens, Cindy (Gerard) Cochrane of Holyrood, Gloria Jean (Bob) White of Stephenville, one sister, Mary Vokey of Peterborough, ON, 10 grandchildren: Patrick, Edward, Amanda, Kimberly, Colton, Tylor, Donald, Kaylea, Keisha, Noah and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Susie Butt, parents, Abraham and Annie Parsons. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, July 11th, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with Rev. Dawn Barrett officiating. Interment will take place at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.

PARSONS, Mr. George Alfred
Barachois Brook
Born in 12/09/1925

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late George Parsons announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, NL on Sunday, July 5, 2009 at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with many precious memories his loving and devoted wife Matilda; son Allan (Mary); grandchildren: Loveon (Rebecca), Preston, Lorenda ; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother Arnold in Halifax; uncle Max (Clara) Fillatre; homecare worker Stasia Lee; close friend Rose Young as well as other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ernest Parsons in 1972 and Alice Parsons in 1976; sister Evelyn Parsons. George served overseas during World War II with the Merchant Marines. Visitation will take place on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing with interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

PAYNE, Mrs. Nettie Elizabeth
Cow Head, NL
Born in 11/05/1924

With great sadness we announce the death of Nettie Elizabeth Payne at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn, her five sons: Bob (Daisy), Alvin (Daphene), Albert (Norine), Harvey (Mary) and Clifford (Valerie); her sister, Hilda; her daughters-in-law: Diana (Ronnie) and Florence (Reg); her sisters-in-law: Lilly, Joan, Margaret (Max); her brother-in-law, Basil (Maxine); her 22 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mother was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin; special friend, Bill Nichols; son, Greavett; and brother, Gordon. She also leaves to mourn many other treasured family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Mary's The Virgin Anglican Church in Cow Head, today, Friday, July 24th, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, July 25th, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where also the funeral service will take place on Sunday, July 26th, 2009 at 4:00 p.m., Rev. John Olsson officiating. Burial to follow at the church cemetery in Cow Head. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence, please visit our web page at www.parsons funeralhome.com
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PENNELL, Mrs. Margaret Mary
Curling
Born in 07/11/1927

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Pennell announce her passing on Monday, July 6th, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, children: Kathleen Compagnion (Wayne), Bernard Jr., Myles (Cindy), James (Karen), Joseph (Connie), Patricia Purchase (Derrick), Deanna Labine (Peter), David, Keith (Noella) and Peter Hackett (Anne); grandchildren: Mark (Carmela), Christopher (Angela), Stephen (Corrine), Heather (Brad), Michael (Michelle), Stephanie, Sarah, Nicholas, Joel, Tyler, Phillip, Nathan, Katie, Jocelyn, Joshua, Elizabeth (Tim) and Shawna; great-grandchild: Kira; sisters: Ada Myles (William), Elizabeth Hackett and Patricia Dormody; in-laws: Edna Dwyer (Roger), Betty Hynes, Joseph Pennell (Margie) and James Pennell (Tanya), along with a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Bernard Pennell (Oct. 2002), daughter Heather and son Michael. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place from Sacred Heart RC Church on Wednesday, July 8th at 10:30 am with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Shepherd's Fund or Sacred Heart Parish. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PERRY, Mr. Wayne Gerard
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wayne Gerard Perry announce his peaceful passing on Saturday, July 25th, 2009, surrounded by loving family, at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, at the age of 55 years. He was predeceased by his father, Brendan and brother Don (survived by Barbara, Corner Brook). Left with fond and loving memories are his wife and dearest friend Pamela Walsh; mother Helen, Corner Brook; brothers: Bill (Susan), Oshawa, ON, Dave (Erika), Corner Brook, Kenny (Alison), Richmond Hill, ON; sister, Brenda (Doug), Ottawa, ON; mother and father-in-law John and Patricia Walsh, St. John's; brothers-in-law: John (Cindy), Bernard (Laurie), David (Paulette) all of St. John's; sisters-in-law: Joanne Tobin (Tom), Witless Bay and Patricia, St. John's. Wayne's family and many friends will be happy to know that his tremendous courage, sense of humor, wit, and passion for life remained strong to the end. He will remain an inspiration to all who knew him. Visitation will take place on Friday, July 31 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue Corner Brook. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 1st at 10:30 a.m., Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made in Wayne's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation of Canada. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PETERS, Mrs. Cecilia
Corner Brook, NL
Born in 07/09/1927

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecilia Peters announce her passing at the age of 81 years, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009. She was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Isabella O'Neill; husband, Patrick Peters and grandson, Sean Green. Cecilia had a long and enjoyable life surrounded by many friends and family, especially those friends at the bingo and card games which she loved to attend. She leaves to mourn seven children: Marjorie (late Kevin Harmon), Richmond, BC, Myra Green (Andy), Corner Brook, Marcia Hull (Raymond), Corner Brook, Bernie Wylie (Garth Young), Dartmouth, NS, Patricia Gray (Ronald), Dartmouth, NS, Sheila Collins (Lester), Dartmouth, NS and Patrick Peters Jr. (Cathy), Dartmouth, NS. She also leaves to mourn her siblings: Henry O'Neill (Barb), Nora Hicks (Roy), Gertrude O'Neill, Delores Marshall (George), Eileen Ginn (Gordon), Ann Carlton (Chuck), Maureen Pollard (Jim); 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and her companion, Maxwell Rose, currently residing at Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre. Cecilia fought a difficult battle with dementia and then digressed to Alzheimer's, but now she has achieved her gift promised to her at her baptism, and now resides with the angels. Her family will miss her now and forever. Visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Sunday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, July 27th, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows RC Parish, Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

PILGRIM, Mr. Kenneth
Hampden
Born in 29/04/1907

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kenneth Pilgrim announce his passing on Sunday, July 27th, 2009, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit in Corner Brook at the age of 102. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Clayton, Edgar (Rowena), Lewis (Dorothy), Lovetta (Llewellyn Langford), Mervyn (Beverly), Mereda, Henry (Pauline), Alvin (Nancy), Lucy, step daughter Stella, 30 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, and 15 great great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Adelaide, son Kenneth, daughter in law Dinah and step daughter Sarah. Visitation will be held at the Salvation Army Church in Hampden today, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 29th 2009 at 2 PM with Captain Denise Spurrell and Major Sharron Hayward officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations maybe made to the Gideon Society. To sign the family guestbook or make a memorial donation visit our website www.fillatre.ca

PILKINGTON, Mrs. Helen Susan
Cambridge, ON
Pilkington, Helen Susan
passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 in her 97th year. Beloved mother of Gordon of Fonthill, Robert and his wife Margaret of Cambridge, Ralph and his wife Jane of Puslinch, and Marjorie Roossinck and her husband Cecil of Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Robert and Elizabeth Hayhoe, 2 sons Arthur and Harold, 2 brothers Arthur and Frank, sister Mabel, and 2 granddaughters. Mrs. Pilkington was born in Toronto on February 26, 1913 and came to Cambridge in 1938. The family will receive friends at Coutts Funeral Home 96 St. Andrews Street Cambridge on Tuesday August 4, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral services will be held in the chapel on Wednesday August 5, 2009 at 11 a.m Interment Mount View Cemetery. If desired expressions of sympathy may be made to the Gideons. Tributes may be made on line at www.mem.com

PINSENT, Baby Jill Clara
Lark Harbour

Mommy and Daddy's precious little angel Jill Clara Pinsent. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her parents Jodi and Aubrey Pinsent, her big sister Emma Jade, grandparents Marina and Russell Sheppard of Lark Harbour, Roxanne and Rodger Pinsent of Cold Brook, great grand poppy Kenneth Druggett of Lark Harbour, aunts Terri-Lynn (Paul) Traverse, Natalie (Steve) Thompson, little cousins Luke and Sadie Traverse as well as numerous great aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A private family service will take place on Monday July 27, 2009 at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel 167 Country Road with Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery in Lark Harbour. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. The family guest book and memorial donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PINSENT, Stewart William
Corner Brook, NL
September 26th, 1919 - July 12th, 2009
WWII Veteran Forestry Unit
Scottish Home Guard

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stewart William Pinsent announce his passing on Sunday, July 12th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters: Elaine (David) Taylor, Glenda (Stephen) Specker and Denise (David) Bennett; grandchildren: Kristina (Stephen) Taylor-Norman, Amanda Taylor, Scott Specker, Eugene Taylor and Stephanie Specker; great-grandsons: Morgan Taylor-Norman and Logan Taylor-Norman; sisters-in-law: Frances (Cliff) Sansome, Maisie Vater, Gloria (Derek) Lewis, Shirley Peddle, Marjorie Pinsent and Katie Pinsent; brothers-in-law: James (Minie) Peddle and Douglas (Charlotte) Peddle. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Maxine Pinsent (nee Peddle), May 24th, 2006, parents Frank and Agnes Pinsent, sisters Marie and Katie, brothers Nehemiah, Roland, Morley and Jonathan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 PM from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Curling with Rev. Karen Ladin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to a Charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

POWER, Judy Ann
Curling, NL
April 10th, 1949 - July 12th, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Judy Anne Power announce her passing on Sunday, July 12th, 2009 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 60 years. Judy was predeceased by her loving husband Donald Power on January 7th, 2007. She leaves to mourn her sister Norma Burgess, St. John's; brother Bill Rideout (Colleen), Alberta; sisters-in-law: Doreen (Ray) Wall, Jean (Dave) Smith, Brenda (Frank) Layden, Judy's rock and strength over the pass few years, all of Corner Brook, Phyllis (Jerry) Rankin, Nova Scotia, Irene (Gary) Bailey, Debbie (Blaine) Rideout, Rose Power and Yvette Ransier all of Corner Brook; brothers-in-law: Glen (Jill), Wally (Jackie) both of Corner Brook, Colin, Toronto, Tom (Phyllis), Tony (Susan) Power and Darryl (Lori) all of Corner Brook; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Mary Rideout, parents-in-law Walter and Mercedes Power, brothers-in-law Gerry Burgess and Max Power, sisters-in-law Joan and Marjorie, niece Linda Smith, nephews Felix Young Jr. and Michael Rankin. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Monday 8-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 15th at 10:00 AM from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive with Majors Calvin and Loretta Fudge officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request donations may be made to a Charity of One's Choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ROBBINS, Mrs. Jean Marie
St. John's
Born in 25/04/1924 at Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada
On July 17, 2009, our hearts were deeply saddened by the passing of our wonderful mother, when she left us to join our father (Fraser W. Robbins, January 11, 1997). Jean Marie Robbins (Hiscock) of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), formerly of Grand Falls, NL, passed away peacefully at the age of 85 years. Jean is survived by her three sons: Keith (Barbara) Robbins of St. John's, NL, Dr. Dale (Glenda) Robbins of Aliceville, Alabama and Blair (Ann) Robbins of Keswick, Ontario; and her daughter, Ingrid of Norwalk, Connecticut. She is also survived by grandchildren: Helena (Keith Stewart), Ian, Gregory, Matthew, Nicholas, Julia and Fraser; and beautiful great-grandchild, Leah Claire. Jean leaves behind sisters: Joy Walsh of St. John's, NL, Anne (Fred) Prins of Brampton, Ontario and brother, Laurie (Jo-anne) of London, Ontario. Also, three sisters-in-law: Wavey and Byron Winsor of Corner Brook, NL, Mildred Penney of Scarborough, ON and Jean Robbins of Corner Brook, NL. Jean has touched so many lives over the past 85 years and leaves behind many nieces and nephews, numerous friends and many wonderful relationships. Jean was born in Grand Falls, NL on April 25, 1924, the daughter of Heber and Beatrice Hiscock. She married Fraser in 1949. Jean was a teacher, homemaker, accomplished musician and was actively involved in the Salvation Army as a choir director and pianist. Throughout the years, Jean lived in Newfoundland, Montreal, Connecticut, Florida, Alabama and Toronto, as she supported Fraser and her family in their many endeavors. On Fraser's retirement in 1989, Jean enjoyed travelling and visiting family and friends throughout Canada and the USA. Jean's family meant so much to her. We loved you and we will miss you Mom. Arrangements entrusted to Jerrett Funeral Homes, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough, Ontario, M1K 2B5, (416) 266-4404. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army or Alzheimer Society.

ROWSELL, Mrs. Monica Mary
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Monday, July 6th, 2009, Monica Rowsell at the J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband Stephen of 61 years, sons: Mike (Linda) and Ken (Evelyn); daughters: Elizabeth (Robert) Mitchell and Monica (Steve) Tredwell; 11 grandchildren: Deanne Rumbolt, Michelle Rowsell, Michael Rowsell, Lisa Marshall, Stephen Rowsell, Mark, Leslee and Andrew Allen, Samantha, Ryan and Nicholas Gullage; six great grandchildren: Kayla, Kolby, Kendel, Michael, Lincoln and Brady; sisters: Faith (Arthur) Thorne and Joan Rowe; brothers: Gerald (Dorothy) Kennedy and James (Cathy) Kennedy; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents, James and Ellen Kennedy. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's 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

RUBIA, Mr. Daniel Joseph
Born in 01/08/2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel Joseph Rubia announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care, at Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday July 28th 2009 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Pauline (Mrs. Jim Lane) of Gambo, Gervis (Julie) of Ontario, Laura Rubia of St. Jude's, Kathleen (Mrs. Joseph Peeling) of Ontario, Danny of Deer Lake, & Dean of Ontario. His 12 grandchildren, & 11 great-grandchildren, his sisters & brothers: Mrs. Margaret Curnew, Mrs. Rita Keating, & Mrs. Corinne Nardini, all of Stephenville Crossing, Winnie (Mrs. Stanley McFatridge) of Placenta Bay, Lawrence of Stephenville Crossing, Herbert of Deer Lake, Roy, & Marcel (Madonna) both of Ontario. Daniel was predeceased by his wife Iva (nee Kelly), his son Paul, his sisters: Anna Young & Matilda Madore, brothers: Charles, Isadore, & Allan. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family & friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. from the hours of 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm , today Thursday July 30th 2009. The funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Roman Catholic Church in Deer Lake on Friday July 31st 2009 at 10:30 am with Father John Collins officiating with the Burial to follow at the church cemetery, Wights Road in Deer Lake, NL. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SAMMS, NINA MARIE
STEPHENVILLE CROSSING, NL
MARCH 11, 1935 - JULY 12, 2009

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Nina Marie Samms announce her passing at her family residence, Stephenville Crossing, NL on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn with many precious loving memories her sons: John (Debbie) Samms, Jim (Tracey) Samms; grandchildren: Patrick Samms, Nicole Samms, Jessica Samms; brother Nelson (Shirley) Miesseau; sisters: Marion (Al) Pollari, Blanche (Hugh) Davis, Lucy (Cliff) Samms; sister-in-law Cathy Miesseau as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Agnes Miesseau; husband John Samms; daughter Sharon Samms; brothers: Jim, Harold, Tom and George Miesseau. Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Codroy, NL from where the Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Peter Boote officiating. Interment will follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Codroy. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

SHEARS, Mr. Willis Edward
Rocky Harbour, NL
Born in 12/08/1939

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willis Edward Shears announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, on Friday, July 31st, 2009 in his 70th year, leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his 3 sisters; Marion (Mrs. George) of Rocky Hr, Elaine (Willy) of Ontario and Sue (Morris) of Calgary, sister-in-law; Frances Shears of Deer Lake, his aunts; Violet Shears, and Lorean Humber, also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Willis was predeceased by his parents; Clark and Catherine Shears, brother; Bryant Shears, nieces; Cindy Watts, and Cathy Shears. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Mathews Anglican church in Rocky Hr, on Sunday, August 2nd, 2009, from the hours of 7 - 9 pm, and on Monday, August 3rd, 2009, from the hours of 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from, Tuesday, August 4th, 2009, at 1:00 pm with the Rev. John Olsson officiating with the Burial to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Hr. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Matthews Anglican Church Memorial fund in Willis memory would be gratefully appreciated by the Family. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home and Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SPONTANEO, Mr. Michael S.
Corner Brook
Born in 15/02/1946

Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Mike Spontaneo at the age of 63 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his wife, Shirley (nee Kennedy); son: Mike (Carol Ann); daughter: Tracey (Nick); special grandchildren: Michael & Ryan, Sara & Evie; brothers: Walter (Barb) Pasadena, Frank (Tina), Ontario, Sean (Pat), Corner Brook, Johnny (Kitty), Halifax; sisters: Sandy (Max) Pynn, British Columbia, Debbie (Dwayne) O'Leary, Ontario, Rena (Gerald) MacDonald, Corner Brook; father and mother-in-law: Leo and Annie Kennedy; brothers-in-law: Robert (Elsie) Kennedy, Gerald Kennedy, Corner Brook, Allan (Annette) Kennedy, Ontario, Terry (Cindy) Kennedy, Alex Kennedy, Ben (Jennifer) Stone, all residing in Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Mary (Danny) Robertson, Irene (Richard) Snow, Barb (Charles) Tallick and Ina Bennett, all of Corner Brook; special caregiver, Crystal Webb, Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by parents, Michael and Sarah; sisters, Carolann and Helen; great grandparents: Peter and Mary French; and brother-in-law Tony Bennett. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass will be held on Saturday, July 11th at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the family. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

Van GELDER, Mr. Ruben Mark
Edmonton
Born in 19/03/1985

Immoveable in his faith in the risen Lord and firmly believing that at the end God will wipe away every tear from his eyes and that there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, and no more pain, our beloved son and brother went home to be with Christ. Blessed with a brilliant mind, he lived his life with unequaled passion and intensity. Our loss is great, but will only be temporary and we rejoice in the Lord for that reassurance. Cremation has taken place in Edmonton and as a family we have said our ‘see you again!' privately. Dr. & Mrs. van Gelder, and family, Corner Brook, NL.

WADE, Mr. David (Clar)
Born in 17/09/1935

There will be a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on July 25, 2009 at the Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Corner Brook. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

WILTON, Mr. Tony
Deer Lake
Born in 29/03/1978

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tony William Wilton regret to announce his sudden passing at his family residence on Wednesday, July 15th 2009 at the age of 31 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his parents: Joan (nee Bingle) & Doug Wilton, his brother, Troy (Kimberley), his niece and nephew, Vanessa & Richard Wilton all of Gander, his companion; Donna Reid, his grandmothers: Mrs. Hilda Bingle & Mrs. Pearl Wilton, and his good pal his dog Sheba, his aunts and uncles: Doris Bingle and Blanche (Tom) Harvey both of B.C., Bev (Eric) Seaward, Roxanne (Marvin) Bennett, both of Deer Lake, Gloria (Eddie) Cullihall of Rocky Hr, Irene (Brendan) Young of Ontario, Jim (Hazel) Bingle of Bonne Bay, Majors: Henry (Beatrice) Bingle of Kings Pt, Derek (Debbie) Bingle , Paul (Betty) Bingle and Fred Nichols all of Deer Lake, his special friends; Cory Card, Trevor Anstey and Calvin Reid. Tony was predeceased by his grandfathers; Chaney Wilton and Henry Bingle, his aunt, Marion Nichols. Also leaves to mourn a large number of other relatives, family and friends. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place on Saturday, July 18th, 2009 at 2:00 pm from Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake with Majors: Henry & Beatrice Bingle and Pastor Ryan Harmum officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter, P.0. Box 13791, St. John's, N.L. A1B 4G3 in Tony memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, N.L. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
"Forever In Our Hearts"

WOODFINE, Mr. Leo
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leo Woodfine announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mercedes; two sons: Christopher of British Columbia and Russell (Arlene) of Alberta; three brothers: Maurice and Dave, both of Stephenville and Frank (Mary) of Alberta; four sisters: Rita (Ted) of St. John's, Roseanne of Northern Bay, Sarah of Bonavista Bay and Lucy of North Carolina, USA; three grandchildren: Danielle, Kate and Adian; two great-grandchildren: Carys and Dawson and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place and friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

YOUNG, Ruth
West Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ruth Young announce hr passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, July 10, 2009 at the age of 68 years. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Clyde of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Alvin of Piccadilly, Arthur (Dayle) of Piccadilly, five daughters: Roseanne of New Brunswick, Bertha of Prince Edward Island, Maggie (Garth) of Nova Scotia, Della (Shawn) of West Bay, Grace (Sean) of Corner Brook, Joanne Torrow of USA, as well as her brothers and sisters, 20 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Lillian Campbell. Visitation took place on Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes. Funeral service will take place on Monday, July 13th at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

 

 

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