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The Western Star Newspaper
July 1999

 

Friday, July 2, 1999

DEATHS

CROCKER, Alfreda E.,
Trout River, NF

Passed away Tuesday, June 29th, 1999, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Alfreda Elizabeth Crocker at the age of 79. She will be sadly missed by her children: Jessie and wife Theresa, Charles and wife Valerie, Lillian and husband Lindy, Cecilia, Audrey and husband Blair, Madeline and husband Willis; grandchildren: Bernetta, Darren, Rosemary, Dwayne, Neil, Wanda, Dwayne (there are 2 Dwayne's listed in the paper), Rendell, Laura, David, Lindy, Lori, LeeAnn, Eugene, Clarise, Alice, Steadman; twenty-six great grandchildren; sisters: Classie Crocker (Bramwell), Ivy Parsons (Harvey); brothers: Powless Butler, George Butler (Jeanette). Left to mourn are numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Steadman; grandson, Kelly; sisters: Bridie and Goldie Crocker; brothers: Ben and Garfield Butler. The funeral service will be held Friday, July 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church, Trout River, Rev. Cutler officiating. The interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

PERRY, Audrey Josephine (nee West)
Deer Lake, NF

Passed peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Claire's Mercy Hospital, St. John's in the loving care of her family, Audrey Josephine Perry, in her 76th year. Leaving to mourn her husband Gilbert of 54 years; four daughters: Sandra, St. John's, Ruth (Stanley Baker), Labrador City, Renee (Tom Sheppard), King City, ON, Sharon (Lou Cox), Houston, BC; one son Glenn Perry (Brenda), Labrador City; eight loving grandchildren: Rob Cooper, Sean & Wendy Stentaford, Chris Sheppard (Ellen), Kim (Shawn Murray), Paul & Lisa Baker, Michele Perry; one great granddaughter Jacqueline; two sisters: Lucy Cuff, Stephenville, Mary (Calvin Whalen), Clarkes Beach; one brother Joseph West (Beatrice), Gander; brother-in-law Cecil Perry (Evie), Grand Falls-Windsor; sisters-in-law: Prudence (Eli Menchenton), Norris Arm, Gertie Perry, Botwood, and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake followed by the interment at the High St. Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Dr., Deer Lake, Friday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

PAYNE, Eli,
Cox's Cove, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mr. Eli Payne announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 30th, 1999, at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: daughter, Sandra Kennedy (Kevin) residing at Gillams; sons: Harold (Lisa) residing at Newmarket, Ontario, Jerome (Denise) and Alex (Marie) all residing at Cox's Cove and Landon (Blanche) residing at McIvers. Grandchildren: Stacy, Tracy, Stephen, Katherine, Kelly, Kayla, Ryan, Clifford, and Robert. Great grandson, Jacob. A special young lady, Debbie Park, residing at Gillams. Sister, Hannah Clarke (Eugene) residing at Cox's Cove. He will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife, Catherine (nee House); parents, Samuel and Dinah; and his brothers: William, Joseph, John, and Samuel. Visitation is being held at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove from where the funeral service will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Randy Lockyear officiating. The interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, tributes may be made by making donations to St. Nicholas Anglican Church or to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Phone: 634-9800.


Saturday, July 3, 1999

DEATHS

BARNES, Chesley
Trout River
October 18th, 1917 - July 1st, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Barnes announce his passing on Thursday, July 1st, 1999 at the Bonne Bay Health Care Center in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Miriam, one son; Bernie (Mona) of Rocky Harbour, three daughters: Maisie (Mrs. George Harris) of Trout River, Madonna (Mrs. Henry Decker) of Rocky Harbour and Elsie (Mrs. Elwin Park) of Cox's Cove, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren, one sister; Valsie (Mrs. Noble Parsons); three brothers: Clarence (Maxine), Wesley all of Trout River and John of Cox's Cove. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Trout River today, Saturday, where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

RINGLER, Leonard L.
Aged 78
O'Regan's, NF
(formerly of Pennsylvania, USA)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard L. Ringler announce his passing at his residence in O'Regan's on July 1st, 1999 in his 78th year. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 42 years, Mary (nee Ryan) Ringler; four brothers-in-law: William, Raymond, Alex and Walter Ryan; one sister-in-law, Jenny (nee Ryan) Mercer; also a circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at the Ringler residence Friday at 7 p.m. from where a private family service will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment will follow at Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Monday, July 5, 1999

DEATHS

HOUSE, Lawrence W.
Port Saunders, NF
January 1st, 1925 - July 1st, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence W. House announce his passing on Thursday, July 1st, 1999 at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in his 74th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Violet (nee Snow), one son; Wayne & wife Gloria of Port Saunders. Two daughters, Rona (Mrs. Peter Hewlin) of St. Anthony and Cavell (Mrs. Randy Gould) of Port aux Choix, 4 grandchildren, Ian & Andrea Gould, and Laurie & Kayla Hewlin, one sister Stella (Mrs. John Caines) of Port Saunders, his brother-in-law Ronald Batten of Corner Brook, one step-son Paul Aylward & wife Natalie of British Columbia, three step-daughters Audrey (Mrs. Marvin Lambe) of Ontario, Mrs. Rose McLean and Gloria (Mrs. Allen Manuel) both of Cambellton, also a large circle of step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Martha (nee Pynn) on June 10th, 1984. Visitation took place from his family residence in Port Saunders on Saturday, July 3rd, 1999. Funeral services took place on Sunday, July 4th, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed at the family plot in Sandy Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Port Saunders Anglican Building Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parson Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

JOHNSON, Norman
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mr. Norman Johnson announce his passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Thursday, July 1st, 1999, at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; his dear daughter, Maisie and her husband Howard Dawson residing at Scarborough, ON; brother, George Johnson residing at London, England; sister, Irene and husband Joe Waldron residing at Deer Lake; sisters-in-law, Frances Tavener, Mary Tavener, Alice Tavener and Gwendolyn Butt all of Corner Brook and also by several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Constance in 1988. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street on Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday from the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Philip Drive with Pastor Hanon Merrill officiating. Interment will follow at the Seventh Day Adventist Section of Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations in Mr. Johnson's memory to the Seventh Day Adventist Memorial Fund, 71 Philip Drive, Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, Phone 634-9800.

GREENING, Mary Edna (Edith)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Greening announce her peaceful passing at her residence on Friday, July 2nd, 1999 in her 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughter; Helen Martin and husband Maben, Corner Brook, three sons: Nelson and his wife Jenny, Corner Brook, Robert and his wife Eileen, Irishtown, and Tony, Irishtown, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, sister-in-law: Edith McCarthy, Stephenville Crossing, brother-in-law; Leonard Harris, Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home, special niece, Terri Dunne, Corner Brook, also other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert Thomas Greening in 1988, and son Norman Greening. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 6th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Monsignor William Boone officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.


The Western Star, Tuesday, July 6, 1999

DEATH

SPENCER, John Gillam
Corner Brook, NF

The death of John Gillam Spencer of 6 Bayview Hgts., Corner Brook, NF., occurred July 4th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. He was born at Channel, Port aux Basques, July 4th, 1914, son of the late Charlotte (Hardy) and Stephen Spencer of Channel, Port aux Basques, (formerly from Cul-de-Sac and Cape La Hune). John was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary (May 26th, 1997). He is survived by his three sons: The Venerable John Spencer, Archdeacon of Huron and Perth, Stratford, Ontario, his wife Ruth (Parsons); grandchildren: Pamela, Lesley and her husband Daniel Cooper. His only great-grandchild Andrew John Cooper; son, Brian and Pam of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, and three grandchildren; Heidi, Kent and Kert; son, Barry of Saint-Louis-De-Kent, New Brunswick, his wife Marguerite/Margot (Valotaire); grandchildren: Caroline, Isabelle and Christine. He is predeceased by sisters: Julia (Battiste), Florence (Hillier), Lenora (Walters), Ester (Kettle), Susie (Coffin) and brothers, Steve, Jim and Richard. He is also survived by many special nieces and nephews. John was a resident of Corner Brook for the past 52 years. Before moving to Corner Brook he was a member of the merchant Navy from 1938-1948 and served on the following Merchant Navy Ships during the 2nd World War, SS Humber Arm (1938-1940), RMS Nerissa (1940-1941), SS Curacao (1941), SS Waterton (1941-1942), MV Preventor (1942-1944), SS Sandland (1944-1948). After being torpedoed three times he came ashore in 1948 and became employed as a manager of the Westmount Club where he worked for 35 years. John was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 and The Cabot Masonic Lodge 13, Port aux Basques and the Corner Brook Men's Service Club. Friends are invited to visit Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Wednesday, July 7th during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral on Main Street, Thursday at 10 a.m. with the Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will take place at the Anglican Section of Mount Patricia Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Mary Spencer Gift Shop at the O'Connell Centre, St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral restoration fund, to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the charity of one's choice.


Wednesday, July 7, 1999

DEATHS

ARMAN, Muriel (nee Oldford)
Passed away in Nanaimo BC, May 31st. Muriel Arman, age 76 years. Predeceased by her husband Leo; her parents Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Oldford; one grandson Michael. Leaving to mourn: two daughters: Valerie and Sherry; three sisters: Thelma (Woodrow) Roberts, Connie (Arch) Brewer, Corner Brook, Enid (Ian) Erskine, Ontario; two brothers: Don (Olive), Pasadena, Heber (Hazel), Ontario and numerous friends and relatives.

STUCKLESS, Garfield
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 6th, 1999, Garfield Stuckless at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his wife of 52 years, Marion (nee Jefferies); daughters: Cindy and Dean Denomme of Brampton, Ont., Joan and Scott McDougall of Ottawa, Judy and Bob Stevenson of Sudbury, Ont., and Beverly and Dean Scott of Corner Brook; son, Rick and Kim Stuckless of Fredericton, NB; sister, Armine Sturge of Sarnia, Ont.; twin brother, Joseph and Gertrude of Kitchener, Ont.; 18 grandchildren and one great grandchild; in-laws: Earl and Mary Ann Jefferies of Deer Lake, Grace Serrick of St. John's, Joan O'Hara of Toronto, Merle and Don Osbourne of Quebec, and Ross and Louise Jefferies of Ontario. He will be also missed by a large circle of other relatives and friends. Mr. Stuckless was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Lenora; and by brothers: Robert and Archibald. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, on Wednesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Tabernacle on Elizabeth Street with Pastor Fred Stacey officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery, Pentecostal section. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, Phone 634-9800.

DENNEY, Willard Ross
Hampden
August 18th, 1928 - July 6th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willard Ross Denney announce his passing on Tuesday, July 6th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 70th year. He will be sadly missed by his children: Sheila Felker and friend Bill of Edmonton, Beverly (Mrs. Mervin Pilgrim), Donald and wife Joan, both of Hampden, Karen (Mrs. Dan Brake) of Fort McMurray, Christine Denney and friend Jerry of Ontario, and Ricky and wife Jackie of Fort McMurray. Nine grandchildren; his sister, Carrie (Mrs. Job Gale), his stepsisters: Sylvia (Mrs. Leander Osmond), both of Hampden, and Whilmenia (Mrs. Dwayne Eddy) of Ontario. His brother Leamond and wife Cora, stepbrothers: Boyce Osmond and Clyde and wife Gay, all of Ontario. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean, in 1985. Willard Ross Denney was a member of the Loyal Orange Association and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #3, Deer Lake. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Hampden today, Wednesday, where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Lt. Keats officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"


Thursday, July 8, 1999

DEATHS

HIBBS, Marcella Elizabeth
St. Andrew's, NF
Age 62

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, July 6th, 1999 at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre, Marcella Elizabeth Hibbs in her 62nd year. She leaves to mourn her loving family: Samuel (Veronica) of Badger, Gordon (Anne) of St. Andrew's, George (Sheila) of Millville, Ethel (Michael Chaisson) of Searston, Anna (Tom Lewis) of St. Andrew's; sister, Susan (John Lowther) of Nova Scotia, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, James and Elizabeth (Knowling) Hibbs; brothers: William (1999), Kenneth and Reginald; one sister, Lucy. The family will be receiving friends at the Roman Catholic Church of the Precious Blood in St. Andrew's on Thursday. Funeral service will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. Flowers or donations to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

O'NEILL, Harold
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold O'Neill announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, July 6, 1999 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by five nieces, five nephews, and three special friends: Derek Gale in Vancouver, Phil Hynes in Stephenville, and Diane Gabriel (Social Worker at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing) and a large circle of friends in the Stephenville and Vancouver areas. Funeral services took place on Thursday, July 8th from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville. Burial took place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Badger. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

HARVEY, Garfield
Jeffrey's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garfield Harvey announce his passing at his residence on Tuesday, July 6th, 1999 in his 80th year. He leaves to mourn, with fond and loving memories, his wife, Elizabeth; daughters: Marilyn (Jack) Parsons of Woodstock, Ontario, Eileen (Taylor) Chaffey of St. David's; son, Leo (Gail) of Nova Scotia; brother, Les (Evelyn) of Plum Point, NF. He also leaves to mourn seven grandchildren; Scott, Tony, Sonia, John Jr., Natalie, Dana, Deidre; and eight great grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at the Mary Magdelene Anglican Church, Jeffrey's, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, July 8th, at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend George Critchell officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing.


Friday, July 9, 1999

DEATH

PENNEY, Harold William
Port au Port, NF

Passed away Wednesday, July 7, 1999, Harold Penney at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 75. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Mary Kennedy of Corner Brook; three stepbrothers: Johnny McLean of Port au Port, Bernard McLean of Labrador, Alex McLean of Stephenville; two stepsisters: Dorothy Doucette of Kippens, Ann Hynes of Kippens, and a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Bill Penney; his mother, Josephine Sarah McLean; brother, Phonse Penney; sister, Loretta Penney; stepsister, Lorana Gallant; stepbrothers: Michael and Howard McLean. The family will be receiving friends on Friday from Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church, Port au Port West, followed by the funeral service on Saturday, July 10th at 1:00 p.m., Father Gerard Patry officiating. The interment will be held at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation (Chemotherapy Unit). Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville.
(Note from Helen Whiffen: 1158071 Royal Artillery)


Saturday, July 10, 1999

BIRTH

HANN
"My toys might never be the same but I'm so happy to show off my new baby brother." Big sister Jessica would like to introduce Michael Darrel Hann. Weighing in at 7lbs. 11 oz. and 56 cm. long, Michael made his debut at the CWJM Hospital, Labrador City on June 11, 1999. My proud mommy and daddy are Doreen and Darrel. We'd like to say thank you to Nanny and Poppy Lovell for being here for this happy occasion. We'd also like to thank everyone for their help and support during Mommy's delivery, especially Dr. Webster.

DEATH

WARREN, Mary M. (nee Murrin)
Cox's Cove, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mrs. Mary Warren announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 8th, 1999 at the age of 64 years. She was predeceased by her husband Earl on December 7th, 1998. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, her children: Kay Baldwin, Doris Reader (Dennis), Chrissy Park (Monty), Wesley (Linda) all residing at Cox's Cove, and Sandra Tucker (Kevin) residing at Meadows; seven grandchildren: Jody, Joanne, and Mark Baldwin, Dion and Danny Reader, Crystal Warren, and Angie Park; one great grandchild, Brandon Reader; sisters: Lillian Robinson and Elva Byrne (Tom) residing at York Harbour, Susie Best of Meadows, Doreen Payne (Wilfred) of Cox's Cove; brothers: Roland Murrin (Annie), Murdock Murrin (Doreen) all residing at Cox's Cove, and Calvin Murrin (Dina) residing at Gillams. Mrs. Warren will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, William (1977) and Alice Murrin (1984); her son-in-law, Freddy Baldwin (1997); brothers: Crawford (1996), Kenneth (1985) and Willie-John Murrin (1977). Visitation will take place at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove, from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, July 11, 1999, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Randy Lockyear officiating. The interment will take place in the Anglican Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.


Monday, July 12, 1999

DEATH

MAYNARD, Miriam Estella
Norris Point, NF
September 26th, 1951 - July 9th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Miriam Estella Maynard announce her passing on Friday, July 9th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 47th year. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Lorilyn and son, Justin; parents Winton (this way in paper) and Jessie Payne; special friend, Paul; six sisters Rowena (Dave), Theresa, Rosetta, Thelma (Sid), Darlene, Jackie; brother Aaron (Krista); her ex-husband and friend Howard; two very dear friends Helen Fitzgerald of Corner Brook and Marizona House of Cox's Cove. Also a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Winston and brother-in-law Roland. Visitation took place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Cow Head, Saturday and Sunday where also funeral services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Tuesday, July 13, 1999

DEATHS

BENNETT, Myrtle
Port aux Basques, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myrtle Bennett (nee Ingram) announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on July 11th, 1999 in her 79th year. She leaves to mourn her loving family, daughter, Alma Samms; son, William (Bill) Bennett; four sisters: Alma (Max) Bugden of Mount Pearl, Leah (James) Pearce of Mouse Island, Mary (Eric) Foote of Burgeo, Eileen (Dan) Neilsen of Trenton, Ontario; three brothers: Joseph (Mary) Ingram of Mouse Island, Sandy (Ellie) Ingram of Halifax, Hubert (Carrie) Ingram of Burgeo; five grandchildren: Catherine Matthews, George Thomas, Craig McNeil, Cory and Tracy Bennett; five great grandchildren: Cory and Christopher Matthews, Craig J. and Jessica McNeil, and Ryan Allan; three sisters-in-law: Mabel AuCoin, Mabel Bennnett and Dorothy Murley. She was predeceased by her son, Bruce, February 10th, 1996; her husband, Wilfred, May 3, 1980. Family will receive friends on Monday 2-4 (family only) and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Wednesday 10-12 noon (family only). Funeral services will take place Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Wesley United Church with Rev. Effie Hewitt officiating. Interment to follow at Wesley United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers, or donations to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

JOHNSON, Kerry Lynn
37 Birchview Drive, Pasadena, NF

Passed away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on July 11, 1999. She was in her 23rd year. Leaving to mourn: her parents Guy and Evelyn; two sisters: Angela (Gordon) and Kathy (Danny); one nephew Matthew; two nieces: Chantel and Danielle; two grandmothers: Ivy Johnson and Lucy Ropson; and a large number of relatives and friends. She will be missed by them all. She will be resting at the Salvation Church in St. Anthony. Funeral services will take place 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 1999 followed by interment at the Salvation Arm Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.


Wednesday, July 14, 1999

DEATH

ANDERSON, Joshua W.
Shoal Brook
1934-1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joshua W. Anderson announce his passing at the Bonne Bay Health Center on Tuesday, July 13, 1999 at the age of 64 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife, Doreen; his sisters: Bertha (Calvin), Beulah (Arthur); brothers: Pye (Amanda), Edward (Sadie), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Florence Anderson, and nephew, Wally Anderson. Visitation will take place at Shoal Brook United Church on Tuesday, July 13, and Wednesday, July 14, where the funeral will take place Thursday, July 15, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Simmons officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Road, Deer Lake, NF.
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"


Thursday, July 15, 1999

DEATHS

BILLARD, Ada
Grand Bruit, Newfoundland

Passed away Monday, July 12th, 1999 at the Calder Memorial Health Center, Burgeo, Ada Billard at the age of 77. Ada Billard was born to Archibald and Elizabeth Billard on May 1st, 1922 at Grand Bruit, Newfoundland. Mrs. Billard was predeceased by her husband, Andrew, and by her son Thomas. She leaves to mourn her daughter, Jean (John) James; son Roy (Sheila) Billard; daughter-in-law Mrs. Dianne (late Thomas) Billard; two brothers: Donald (Mona) and John (Audrey); two sisters: Mrs. Gwen Stagg and Daphne (Tom) Zengler; seven grandchildren: Gwen, Denise, Jackie, Tammy, Todd, Corey and Andrea; three great grandchildren: Marcus, Andrew and Caitlin, and many other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held Wednesday, July 14th, at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church, Grand Bruit, Rev. Gerald Budden officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

HACKETT, Helen Mary (nee Russell)
Benoit's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Hackett announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, July 13th, 1999 at the age of 48 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Gerard; three children; Shaun (Amanda), Suzy (Glen Davis) and Alison; her special grandchidren: Steven, Kayla and Shauna; three sisters: Judy (Steve Dollimont), Joan (Wally Young), and Diane (Brian White); five brothers: David (Pauline), Edward, Brendon (Madonna), Ronnie (Linda), and Gary (Tammy). Also mother-in-law, Mrs. Bride Hackett, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: mother, Marjorie Russell in 1968 and father, Ronald Russell in 1995. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Beginning Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 16th, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. from Our lady Star of The Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Simon Ogbosa officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit, or to the Victorian Order of Nurses.


Friday, July 16, 1999

DEATHS

GOULD, Howard Donald
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Gould announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, on Wednesday, July 14th, 1999 at the age of 64 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 42 years, Norma (nee Penney), daughter: Lisa Rideout (Robert), Botwood; three sons: Ira (Paula), Mount Pearl, Sean (Francesca), Cold Lake, Alberta, and Darren (Sylvie), Sackville, Nova Scotia; nine grandchildren: Robyn; Terri-lee, Sara, Sandra, John, Brandon, Sonya, Jonathan and Stephanie; four brothers: Hubert, Reef's Harbour, Pius (Marie), Corner Brook, Nelson (Frances), Montreal, and Eugene (Mary), Rocky Harbour; two sisters: Loretta Savard, Corner Brook and Margaret Smith (Harold), Chance Cove, Trinity Bay; mother-in-law: Mrs. Maryann Penney, Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Eugene and Eliza Gould and sister Leah Pearce. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 17th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit.

PARK, Robert Clarence (Bob)
Born in Cox's Cove November 4, 1943 - July 14, 1999

Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 14, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Robert Clarence Park, of Corner Brook, he was in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories his wife of 31 years Judith (nee Wilton), daughter KellyAnne (Brad), sons: Danny (Lisa) and Shannon; grandchildren: Joshua Gough, Brittiany and Jennelle Park; sisters: Gwen Park (Keith George), Phyllis Bailey (Allan) and Marie all of Corner Brook, Molly Thompson, London, ON, Roxie Wilcox (Jim), San Antonio, Texas; brothers: Frazer and Dean of Corner Brook, Kevin (Lorraine), Kerry, Ted (Barbara) and Baden (Shelley), Stratford, ON; sisters-in-law: Daphne of New Brunswick, Betty Mahoney (William), Ann Ford (Fred), Patricia Good (Loran), Sheila Hicks (Ray) and Pauline Wilton of Corner Brook, Mary Coles (William), Jean Kay, Toronto, ON, Danica Cossett (William), Dartmouth, NS; brothers-in-law: Ralph Wilton (Patricia), Ronald Wilton (Evelyn), Corner Brook and Robert Wilton, Montreal. He will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Cecil Park 1968, Emily 1999, granddaughter Rebecca Park 1993, sisters: Rosie Targett, Fanny Hagood 1999, brothers: Russell, Chanie Park 1997, Father and Mother-in-law: Gordon Wilton 1996, Maude Wilton 1999. The funeral service will be held Sunday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main St., The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Friday from 7-9 and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9. as expressions of sympathy donations may be made to family or to the Interfaith Home Staff funds.
"He is gone before us to meet our dearly departed loved ones and he awaits our arrival"


Saturday, July 17, 1999

BIRTH:

RANDELL
A little sister to Jennifer, Kaitlyn Diana was born on February 12, 1999 weighing 5 lbs. 8 oz. Proud parents are Dave and Ramona Randell. Grandparents are Ray and Shirley Baird of Pasadena, Beaton and Shirley Randell of Kitchener.

YOUNG
Erika Young of Corner Brook is excited to announce the arrival of her new baby sister, Jodi Olivia. She arrived 7 weeks earlier than expected at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on April 13, 1999, and weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. at birth. Delighted to have another little girl are Brenda & Eric Young of Corner Brook. Jodi's proud grandparents are Eric & Marie Young of Stratton's Road in Corner Brook & Celeste Cooper and John Fitzpatrick of Roddickton. A special thank you to Dr. Smrz & Lori for always being there and the nursing staff in the caseroom, the nursery, O.B.S., I.C.U. and 4th floor (General Surgery) for taking such good care of Mommy and Jodi.

ENGAGEMENT

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow White of London, Ontario, formerly from Corner Brook are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Diane to Dion, son of Mr. & Mrs. Karl Hunt of Curling. The wedding is to take place on Saturday, October 9, 1999 in Corner Brook.

WEDDING

MARCH
On April 17, 1999 Stephanie, daughter of Sylvia and the late James Bonnell of Pasadena, and Manuel, son of Raymond and Joan March of Port au Port were wed. The ceremony took place at the First United Church in Stephenville and was officiated by Pastor Michael Simmons. The Maid of Honour was Pam Bonnell with bridesmaids Daisy Horan and Lorraine Burton. The Best Man was Guy Butt with groomsmen Stephen Bonnell and Wayne Penney. The ringbearer was Tyler Horan, nephew of the groom. The newlyweds currently reside in Stephenville. Congratulations from family and friends.

NOSEWORTHY/LEROY
The marriage of Mary Lou, daughter of Phonse and Shirley Noseworthy of Petries Street, Corner Brook, to Gordon, son of George and Mary LeRoy of Frenchman's Cove, took place on July 3, 1999 at Our Lady Star of the Sea in Benoit's Cove with Father Simon Agboso officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father. Maid of honor was Carla Noseworthy, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaid was Penny Brade, life long friend of the bride. Flowergirl was Alexandra Brake, god-daughter of the bride. Best man was Larry LeRoy, brother of the groom. Groom's attendant was Gary LeRoy, brother of the groom. Ringbearer was Brian Noseworthy, son of the bride. Ushers were Allan Brake and Mark Brake, friends of the bride and groom. Organist was sister Kay Rex. Soloist was Barbara Hickey. Photos were done by Joy Green and the Video was done by Darren Vincent. Flowers were done by Country Flowers. Cake was done by Denise Hussey, aunt of the bride. Master of Ceremonies for the wedding reception at the Curling Lions Club was Rick Brake, god-father of the bride. The hall was decorated by Premier Party Centre. Music was supplied by Eric Hynes. The couple currently reside in their home on Allen's Road, Corner Brook. The bride and groom would like to thank everyone for sharing in their special day.


Tuesday, July 20, 1999

DEATHS

ANDERSON, Kirk
435 Griffin Drive, Corner Brook, NF

Passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 18, 1999, Kirk Anderson, at the age of 72. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 50 years, Freda Anderson; four children: Scott (Daphne), Ralph, Kirk Jr., Nancy (Doug Forbes); grandchildren: Annie, Jillian, Amelia, Lavalee Rose, Samuel, Robert; one great granddaughter Cara; brothers: Sidney (Lucy), George (Marion); one sister Myrtle Simmonds and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the Memorial United Church, Curling St., Rev. William Mercer officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Chemotherapy unit will be graciously accepted.

FITZPATRICK, John Thomas
March 22, 1909-July 18, 1999
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away peacefully at the J. I. O'Connell Centre, Sunday, July 18th, 1999, John Thomas Fitzpatrick, in his 90th year. Leaving to mourn a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Emiline, wife Helen (Nellie), brothers: Wally and George, sons: John Nicholas (Jack) and Robert James (Bob), granddaughter Tracey and daughter-in-law Sadie. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10-12 noon. A funeral mass will be held at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, on Tuesday, July 20th, at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. Gordon Grace. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the J. I. O'Connell Centre.

Funeral Time Correction

Phyllis MacPherson
With regard to the funeral notice for the late Phyllis MacPherson of Stephenville. The funeral will be held Wednesday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. not Tuesday as previously stated.

BURT, Chesley R.
71 St. George's Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley R. Burt announce his passing at the O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook on Saturday, July 17, 1999 at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by his son, Kenny (Lorraine) Burt in Souris, Prince Edward Island and his daughter Marilyn (Wayne) Coles in St. John's and three brothers: Clifford and Lester, both in Ontario, Eric in Carmenville and four grandchildren: Brittany and Nathan Burt and Cassie and April Coles; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Mabeline Burt. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church on Carolina Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

O'QUINN, Mary Georgina
Age 63
Searston, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Georgina O'Quinn (nee Gale) announce her passing at the Queen Elizabeth II in Halifax on July 18th, 1999 in her 63rd year. She leaves to mourn: three daughters: Lydwena (Brendan), Annette (Lorne), Jennifer (Michael); five sons: Leon (Laurie), Valmore, Loyola (Linda), Stephen (Carolyn), Timothy (Wendy); 16 grandchildren: Alex, Danny, Lee, Jessica, Brittany, Jamie, Rebecca, Lisa, Ragan, Jeffrey, Cheina, Chael, Deanna, Joseph, Quinn, Kaitlyn; three sisters: Terri, Marj, Helen; two brothers: George and Donald; one brother-in-law Frank; two sisters-in-law: Tess and Jenny, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Loyola in 1995 and grandson Edward in 1994. Family will be receiving friends at St. Anne's R.C. Church in Upper Ferry on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, June 22, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Desmond McGrath officiating. Interment will follow at Mount St. Thomas R.C. Cemetery. Flowers or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Wednesday, July 21, 1999

DEATHS

DICKS, Sybil May
Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away on Monday, July 19, 1999 in St. John's, Mrs. Sybil May Dicks (nee Hill) at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn are her four children: Lorraine and her husband Charles Cameron, St. John's, Sam and his wife Helen, Stittsville, ON, Carol at home and Wayne and his wife Amelia, Gander, NF; eight grandchildren: Charles, Nancy, Christopher, Craig, Heather, Alexandra, Joanna and Philip; sister: Joan in England; and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Dicks on October 2, 1960. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday, July 21, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, on Thursday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m., Father Malloy officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Townsite. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Society.

PIKE, James Frederick
2 Pleasant Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Frederick Pike announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Eileen; his son, Paul (Selena) Pike in Prince Rupert, British Columbia; his daughter, Linda Pike in St. John's; two brothers: Henry (Frances) Pike in St. John's and Roy (Eileen) Pike in St. John, New Brunswick; three sisters: Flora Joy in St. John's, Frances (Edward) Starr and Margaret (Alex) Brown, all in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; two granddaughters: Sarah and Bronte, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, July 22nd at 2 p.m. from the First United Church on St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway, Stephenville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Church Building Fund, St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, July 22, 1999

DEATH

DOUCETTE, Raymond
Port au Port West, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Doucette announce his passing at his residence in Port au Port West on Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at the age of 64 years. He will be sadly missed by his five brothers: Philip (Evelyn) in Chaulk River, Ontario, Nelson (Eileen) in St. John's, Gabriel in Aylmer, Quebec, Augustine (Sylvia) in Calgary, Nathaniel (Laura) in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; and seven sisters: Alfreda (Earl) Hunt in Port au Port, Gracie (Allan) Gaudon in St. John's, Edith (Al) Burry in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Anastasia Kendall in Kitchener, Ontario, Melina (Bryan) Bennett in Port au Port, Phyllis Galgay in St. John's, Pauline (Donald) Russell in St. John's; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Pauline in 1955 and his father, Augustine in 1984. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West on Thursday. Funeral services will take place on Friday, July 23rd at 3:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Friday, July 23, 1999

No announcements in today's paper


Saturday, July 24, 1999

ANNIVERSARY

50th ANNIVERSARY
Congratulations are extended to Maxwell and Beulah Moulton (nee Wiseman), of Deer Lake, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married in the old Salvation Army Deer Lake Citadel by Major Legge on July 21, 1949. Friends and family gathered for a celebration dinner at the Deer Lake Motel on Friday, July 16th. Relatives attended from Burin, St. John's, Labrador, Ontario, Alberta and New Jersey, USA. The celebration continued the next day with a family BBQ. Best wishes come from Doreen, Betty, Bob, Kim and their family, as well as from the couple's many friends.

WEDDING

DENNIS & PORTER
The marriage of Tina, daughter of Bernard and Vera Dennis of John's Beach, to Bradley, son of Tex and Marcie Porter of Mt. Moriah, took place on May 29, 1999 at St. Mary's Church with Reverend Edward King officiating. Maid of Honour was Karen Duffy, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Angela Butt, friend of the bride and groom, Denise Gilbert, sister of the bride, Trudy Sheehan, cousin of the bride, and Stephanie Sheehan, cousin of the bride. Flowergirls were Courtney and Caitlin Gilbert, nieces of the bride. Best man was Rod Welshman, friend of the groom and cousin of the bride. Groomsmen were Peter Butt, friend of the bride & groom, Jeff Porter, brother of the groom, Otto Mitchell, friend of the bride and groom and Duane Hann, cousin of the groom. Ringbearer was Brady Reid, cousin of the groom. Readers were Cindy Welshman, cousin of the bride and Trent Pennell, cousin of the groom. Ushers were Barry Gilbert, brother-in-law of the bride and Geoff Brake, cousin of the groom. Video was done by Manuel Hoskins. Photos taken by Brian Chaulk. Music supplied by Kerry Wells. Master of ceremonies for the wedding reception at the Columbus Club was Shelley Taylor, cousin of the groom. The couple honeymooned in St. Petersburgh, Florida. Brad and Tina currently reside in their new home on Serpentine Road, Mt. Moriah. The bride and groom would like to thank everyone for sharing in their special day.

BIRTH

JESSO
Born to Charmaine and Pierre Jesso on May 18th, 1999 at the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta a baby girl Jessica Sophia. Proud grandparents are George & Marjorie Heath and Arch & Viola Jesso.

ENGAGEMENT

BILLARD & FLYNN
Austin & Betty Billard are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Karen to Sean, son of John & Florence Flynn. Wedding to take place on Saturday, September 4, 1999 at Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing.

DEATHS

BUCKLE, Laura Kathleen
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Laura Buckle (nee Lewis) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, July 23, 1999 in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her two daughters: Joan Moss, St. John's and Rosalie (Keith) Sheppard, Corner Brook; three sons: Lloyd (Verna), Corner Brook, David (Norma), Corner Brook and Edgar, Halifax, NS; daughter-in-law Bernice Buckle, Corner Brook; also 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, one brother Foster (Regina) Lewis, Meadows, brother-in-law Roy Anderson, Meadows and sister-in-law Naomi Lewis, Corner Brook. She will also be sadly missed by other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Wilfred, son Llewellyn, son-in-law Clary Moss and great grandchild Erika. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 25th, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.

CANNING, Tobias Arthur
Roddickton, NF
November 11th, 1922-July 22nd, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tobias Canning announce his passing on Thursday, July 22nd, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 78th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Mary; his children: Carl Pilgrim (Murial), Earle Pilgrim (Beatrice), Grace (Mrs. Reg Brophy) all of Roddickton, Junior Canning (Eileen), Iris (Mrs. George Fillier) and Ramona (Mrs. Ivan Manuel), all of Labrador City; 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; his step-sons and step-daughters; his three brothers: Garland (Naomi) of Pasadena, Alfred (Mabel) of Roddickton and Rene (Marjorie) of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Winnifred in 1990, granddaughter Karen in 1983, sister Myrtle Weir and brother Herbert. Visitation will take place in Roddickton today, Saturday. Funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton, with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"


Monday, July, 26, 1999

no announcements in today's issue


Tuesday, July 27, 1999

DEATHS

GASH, James
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Monday, July 26th, 1999, James Gash, at the age of 75. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: wife of 48 years Ann Gash; sons: Jim (Bobbie), Brian, Chris, Mark (Cathy), Paul (Paulette), Joe; daughters: Carol (Bill) Elford, Marie (Karl) Adams, Helen (Gerry) Lougheed, Vicki (Craig) Burton, Jean; brothers: Father Joseph Gash, Tony and Tim; sister Teresa; 13 grandchildren, one great grandson; and numerous other relatives and friends. James was predeceased by his son Terry in 1987. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 29th at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., Tuesday from 7-9, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Lung Association will be graciously accepted.

SWEETAPPLE, Chesley Clarence
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Sweetapple announce his sudden passing on Monday, July 26th, 1999 at the age of 77. He will be sadly missed by his loving children: Trudy Park (Roy), Sean Sweetapple (Ellen), Clarence Sweetapple (Gloria), Doreen Lidstone (Derek); seven grandchildren: Krista and Cecilia Park, Shauna and Stephanie Sweetapple, Deana, Denage and Shannon Sweetapple; brothers: Gilbert Sweetapple (Marie), Cyril Sweetapple; sisters: Ivy Burt, Louise Rogers (Dick) and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Dinah, February 15, 1999. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Dr. followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9, Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

REES, E. Kenneth
Corner Brook, NF
(originally from Bell Island, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kenneth Rees announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, July 25th, 1999 in his 77th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 52 years, Clothilda, his children: Phillip (Marilyn), Grande Cache, Alberta, Gail Olsvik (Gary), Corner Brook, Eugene (Lana), Massey Drive, Morris (Sherry), Corner Brook, John (Vera), Elkford, British Columbia, Susan Whelan (Bill), Corner Brook, foster daughter Angela Clarke, St. John's; grandchildren: Rachael, Crystal, Michael, Michelle, Nadine, Sarah, Ashley, Stacey, Robyn, Justin, Jennifer and great granddaughter Jasmine, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 28th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.


Wednesday, July 28, 1999

DEATHS

HYNES, Mary A.
Port au Port East, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary A. Hynes of Port au Port East announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Monday, July 26, 1999 at the age of 88 years. She will be sadly missed by thirteen sons: Vincent (Geraldine), Gerard (Helen) and Jack, all in Port au Port, Kevin (Marion) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Louis (Marie), Matthew (Linda) and Henry (Mag), all in Sudbury, Ontario, Fred (June) in Ottawa, Conrad (Hazel), Brendan (Chris) and Allan (Cathy), all in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Michael (Phyllis) in Thompson, Manitoba, Neil (Barb) in Norris Point; and one daughter, Helen (Felix) Brennan in Stephenville; and five brothers: Ronald Hynes, Billy Joe Hynes, Alphonsus Hynes and Raymond Hynes, all in Port au Port and Bernard Hynes in New Brunswick and 54 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Hynes and two sons, Lawrence and Mark Hynes. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Wednesday. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, July 29th at 10:00 a.m. from the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations 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 in Stephenville.

PRICE, Chesley W.
Corner Brook, NF
1918-1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley W. Price announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 27th, 1999 surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 80 years. Chesley will be sadly missed by his wife of 60 years Laura Price (nee Anstey); six children: Daphne Leonard (Jerry), Wilson Price (Edna), Corner Brook, Sandra Kelly (Jerry), Christina Kelly (Wayne), Halifax, NS, Larry Price (Paula), Debbie Bruce (Leo), Corner Brook; fourteen grandchildren: Stephen, Mississauga, ON, Sheri, Toronto, ON, Jason, Frederickton, NB, Gregory, Dennis, Corner Brook, Lisa, Thailand, Lori, Saba, Justin, Halifax, NS, Shane, Toronto, ON, Paul, David, Laura, Adam, Nicholas, Corner Brook; four great grandchildren: Drew, Halifax, NS, Sophie and Ryley, Saba, Shayneisha, Toronto, ON; three sisters-in-law: Millicent Price, Grace Gidge, Amy Philip (Steve); seven brothers-in-law: Roland (Lucy), Doyle (Leila), Mackenzie (Lorraine), Adolphus (Anna), Allan (Mildred), Reece (Marie), Tom (Pansy) and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Bennett and Beatrice Price, sister Marion, brother Donald, two brothers-in-law Gilbert and Jordan. The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 29th at 2:30 p.m. from the First United Church, Park St., Rev. John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9, Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation Chemotherapy Unit will be graciously accepted.

MCKENZIE, Eva Maude
Birchy Head
Bonne Bay, NF
1911-1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eva Maude McKenzie announce her passing on Tuesday, July 27, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 87th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Clara Anderson (Robert), Maude Belbin (Clyde), Sarah Belbin (Kenneth), Hughie McKenzie (Hazel), Wade McKenzie (Zonya); nine grandchildren: Eric, Paul, Rick, Jerry, Brenda, Debbie, Terrance, Barbara and Kimberly; nine great grandchildren; step brother Harvey Caines (Reny), step sister Lillian Murdoch (Jack), sister-in-law Mary Burton and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William McKenzie, June 23, 1997, son Eric and daughter Eileen. The family will be receiving friends at the Pentecostal Church, Birchy Head, Bonne Bay beginning on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service Friday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. with the interment at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Birchy Head Pentecostal Church will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.


Thursday, July 29, 1999

DEATH

COLLETT, Alice Maud
Daniel's Harbour, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Maud Collett announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 28th, 1999 at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her family: two daughters: Lily Perry, Daniel's Harbour, Grace Sheppard (Harold), York Harbour; three sons: Fred (Olive), Daniel's Harbour, Edward (Margaret), Portland Creek and Neil (Marg), Portland Creek, 27 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; sister: Violet Payne, Cow Head; son-in-law Bob Brown, Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Nora Collett, Portland Creek; sisters-in-law: Aurelia Hull, Daniel's Harbour and Ethel Kasperait, Timmins, ON; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Harvey and Lilly Hull; husband Neil (1974); daughter Effie Brown (1989); son Douglas (1997) and brothers: Harvey, Chesley and John Hull. The family will be receiving friends at the Holy Cross Anglican Church, Daniel's Harbour beginning Wednesday evening from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour.


Friday, July 30, 1999

DEATHS

LEVIS, William (Billy) Jesse
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late William (Billy) Levis announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 28th, 1999 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his family: Paul and Colleen Harris of Pasadena; sister, Margaret Rogers of Toronto and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Alvin and Genevieve; sisters, Annie Kelly, Agnes Noseworthy, Josephine Lavis and brothers Joseph and Nicholas. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cathedral, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Peddle officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers tributes may be made to the Billy Levis memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

STRICKLAND, William (Bill)
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William (Bill) Strickland announce his passing at his residence in St. George's on Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at the age of 62 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Beverly and two sons: Brian (Sandra) in Nain, Labrador, Michael in St. George's and two daughters: Sheila (Jack) Vincent in Brantford, Ontario, Ruth Strickland in St. George's and his father, Wilfred and wife Janet and two brothers: Fred (Alice) in Irishtown, Reuben Strickland in Corner Brook and two grandchildren: Carl and Eric Vincent and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Gertrude Lily Strickland. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville with interment in the Nondenominational Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, July 31, 1999

DEATH

SKINNER, Roxanne
Ramea

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roxanne Skinner announce her passing at her residence in Amherst, Nova Scotia on Monday, July 26, 1999 at the age of 26 years. She will be sadly missed by her fiancee, Ronald Hunter in Amherst, Nova Scotia and her parents, Eric and Merina Skinner in Ramea and two brothers: David (Cynthia) Skinner in Gaspereaux, Prince Edward Island, Brian Skinner (Colleen) in Medicine Hat, Alberta and three sisters: Judy Skinner (Gordon) in Mount Pearl, Tracey Skinner (Larry) in Medicine Hat, Alberta and Jocelyn Skinner in Ramea and two nieces: Megan and Erica Skinner; a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Boniface Anglican Church in Ramea with interment at the Anglican Cemetery in Ramea. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

ENGAGEMENT

BENNETT & BARKER
Art and Roslyn Bennett of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the July 8, 1999 engagement of their eldest daughter, Natasha Roslyn, to Dean Barker, son of Reg and Nellie Barker of Corner Brook. Special best wishes come from Nathan. Their wedding will take place August 2000.

CREWE & KARN
We are pleased to announce the engagement of Sharon Crewe daughter of Rosemary and the late Boyd Crewe of Corner Brook to Dr. Eric Karn son of Marguerite and Charles Karn of Willowdale, Ontario. The engagement took place on July 4, 1999. A wedding date has been set for July 22, 2000.

WEDDING

ROSE & OSMOND
Tina
, daughter of George & Blanche Rose, Darren, son of Clarence & Madeline Osmond, were united in marriage of July 3/99 at St. Michaels & All Angels Church in Corner Brook. Karen Michael, sister of the bride was matron of honor & Kara Wiltshire, friend of the bride was bridal attendant. Rick Wheeler, friend of the groom, was best man & Eric Davis, friend of the groom, was groomsman. Congratulations to Darren & Tina from family & friends. The couple now reside in Pasadena, NF.

WARREN & WHEELER
congratulations to Theresa Warren and Blaire Wheeler, of Pasadena, who were married on June 26, 1999 in Corner Brook, NF. Congratulations come from family and friends.

 

 

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