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The Western Star Newspaper
August 1999

 

Monday, August 2, 1999

DEATHS

FILLATRE, Rose Eliza
Barachois Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rose Eliza Fillatre announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, August 1, 1999. She will be sadly missed by her two sons: Paul of Yellowknife, NWT, and Glen of Toronto, ON; her mother, Mrs. Laura Hunt of St. George's; four sisters: Ann (Mrs. William McLean) of Fort Smith, NWT, Helen (Mrs. Joseph Lawrence) of Corner Brook, Ruby (Mrs. Brian Butt) of St. George's, Joanne (Starr) (Mrs. Anthony Gallant) of Stephenville; four brothers: William (Linda) of Fort McMurray, AB, Winston (Louise) of Ikaluite (Frobisher Bay), Allison and David (Karen) of St. George's and families. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place on Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 10-12 noon at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West St., Stephenville Crossing. The funeral will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Barachois Brook, with Rev. Karen Laldin and Rev. Hubert Coombs officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to All Saint's Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing.

RIDEOUT, Gregory Alfred William
Deer Lake, NF
(Formerly of Botwood, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gregory Alfred William Rideout announce his passing on Saturday, July 31, 1999 at his family residence at the age of 19 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother Gertrude Rideout and step-father Gordon Dawe; son Cameron Boone; special friend Kayla Moores; grandparents Charlie and Trixie Dicks; four sisters: Christine Rideout (Paul Mills), Cynthia Rideout (Eugene Stuckless), Jonie Rideout (Joe Lambert), and Amy Rideout; three brothers: Lester, Leonard and Jamie (Paulette Newhook). Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Alfred Rideout, grandparents George and Annie Rideout and grandmother Sarah Dicks. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake, on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place today, Monday, August 2nd at 1 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Deer Lake, with Captains Wade and Linda Buddgell officiating, from where he will be transferred to Botwood for visitation on Monday evening from 7-9 p.m.. from the Salvation Army citadel. Interment will be held Tuesday, August 3rd, at the Salvation Army Citadel Cemetery, Botwood. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake.

FLYNN, Michael
2 Hillview Avenue, Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael Flynn announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, July 29th, 1999 at the age of 57 years. He will be sadly missed by his fiancee, Dolores Young and one daughter, Christine Peggy Flynn in Revelstoke, British Columbia and three brothers: Nicholas Flynn, Ignatius Flynn, Gervais Flynn, all in West Bay and three sisters: Ida Kerfont in Ontario, Theresa McIsaac in Stephenville, Evelyn Adams in Arkansas; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Chrisine Flynn and his two brothers, Ellis and Alban (Abby) Flynn. Funeral services will take place on Monday, August 2nd at 2 p.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Assumption Parish Cemetery on Brook Street in Stephenville Crossing. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing.

MAUGER, Cecil H. C.
Petites, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Mauger announce his death Friday, July 30th, 1999, at this family residence at Petites in his 58th year. He is survived by his daughter Paula of Ontario; 3 grandsons, Justin of Halifax, Lucus and Joshua of Alberta, 1 granddaughter Danielle of Ontario, 1 sister Elsie of NF and 3 brothers, Wilfred and Herb of Nova Scotia, Danny of NF and a number of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place 2 p.m. Sunday at the Wesley United Church with Effie Hewitt officiating. Interment to follow at church's cemetery. Donations greatly appreciated to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatres Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.

THOMAS, Joyce Florence (nee Verge)
Deer Lake
March 2nd, 1929-July 20th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Florence Thomas announce her passing on Friday, July 30th, 1999 at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 70th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Albert; three daughters: Joan Pinksen of Sops Arm, Dulcy (Mrs. Douglas Brett) of Labrador City and Inid (Mrs. Wayne Spurrell) of Pollards Point; four sons: Ivan and friend Marina, Ron and wife Christine, Calvin and girlfriend Hughena all of Deer Lake, and Neil and wife Ruby of Trenton, Ontario; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Daisy (Mrs. Alfred Pearce) of Deer Lake, and Joan (Mrs. Marden Bennett) of Ontario; six brothers: Calvin and wife Gertie, Doyle and wife Katie all of Beachside, NF, Selby and wife Olive of Summerfort, NF, Carl and wife Marion of Peterbrough, Ontario, Willis of Deer Lake and Gus and wife Lisa of Grand Falls, NF. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter, Ruby in 1953, brother Eric in 1963, son-in-law Douglas in 1996 and granddaughter Linda in 1964. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Simms officiating, with interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Cormack. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, August 3, 1999

DEATH

TORRAVILLE, Edna Pearl
1921-1999
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna Pearl Torraville announce her passing at the Allan Gray Centre, Edmonton, AB., on July 31, 1999. Mrs. Torraville was predeceased by her father and mother, Charles and Mabel Chaulk, twin brothers, Allen and Boyd Chaulk and husband Heber Torraville in 1982. At the time of her passing, Mrs. Torraville was residing with her son Harvey and his wife Vonnie in Edmonton, AB, formally of Corner Brook, NF. Mrs. Torraville leaves to mourn daughter Vivan Ward of British Columbia; sons: Harvey (Vonnie) of Edmonton, AB, and Richard (Jenny) of Toronto, ON; sisters: Vera Lang of Corner Brook (Massey Drive), Louise English of Codroy Valley, NF, and Lorraine of British Columbia; brother Glen Chaulk (Louise) of Corner Brook (Massey Drive) and step-brother Norman Chaulk (Janet) of Toronto, ON. Mrs. Torraville will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren also many relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at St. David Church, Edmonton, AB, on Thursday, August 5, 1999.


Wednesday, August 4, 1999

DEATHS

BENNETT, Charles A.
139 Kippens Road, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles A. Bennett announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Center on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1999, at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Magdalen, nee Gaudon, his four sons: Bryan (Melina) in Port au Port, Percy (Loretta) in Avondale, Calvin (Judy) in Dartmouth, NS and Gerard (Mary) in Bradford, ON, his two daughters: Rona (Kenneth) Home in Readfield, M.E., and Bernadette (David) Smith in Brantford, ON. He also leaves to mourn three sisters: Cecilia (Robert F.) Westfall in Kansas, Missouri, Rita (Elmer) Smith in Virginia and Veronica Mullin in Whitby, ON, 17 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Earl in 1963. He was also predeceased by his brothers: Michael, Cornelius, Harry, Aloysuis, Arnold and by his sisters: Eileen, Helen and Teresa. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, August 5th, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the R.C. Cemetery on West Street. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

COLE, Cicily
October 18, 1907 - August 3, 1999
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness that the family of the late Cicily Cole announce her passing on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn six children: Gertie Earle, Corner Brook, Phyllis (Keith) Baine, Cambridge, ON, Shirley Pond (Ron Chretian), Yellowknife, N.W.T., Herbert Cole, Corner Brook, Robert (Eva) Cole, Corner Brook and Linda Cassar, Toronto, ON; two sisters: Lillian Parsons, Victoria, Carbonear, Mildred Slade, Salmon Cove, Conception Bay; one brother Herbert (Meta) Slade, Salmon Cove, Conception Bay; 33 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Moses Cole (1954), son Robert (1942), daughter Mary Mullins (1997), sons-in-law Alexander Mullins (1994), Clyde Earle (1998), sister Ceen King (1999), sister Gertie Ashe and brother-in-law Robert Ashe, also grandson Bruce Earle (1990). The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 6th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Oakland United Church, with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations may be made to the Oakland United Church Memorial Fund.


Thursday, August 5, 1999

DEATHS

BAGGS, Samuel
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Samuel Baggs announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1999 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his two sons: Nathan (Debra) in Stephenville and Warren (Dianne) in Port aux Basques, two daughters: Ruby (Larry) Bentley in Stephenville and Eileen (Roland) Gale in Stephenville, one brother John Baggs in Halifax and one sister Mary Kendall in St. David's, 11 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Grace in 1988. Funeral service will take place Friday, August 6th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port aux Basques with interment in the Anglican Cemetery. Friends may call at Ford's Funeral Home in Port aux Basques on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville.

ROPSON, Emily Victoria (nee Andrews)
Jacksons Arm
July 19th, 1924-August 3rd, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Victoria Ropson announce her passing on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving companion Willis Loder, two sons: Winston and wife Rachel of Harbour Deep and Barry and wife Barbara of Churchill Falls, Labrador, four daughters: Georgina and husband Wilfred Kinsella of St. Anthony, Doris and husband Norman Okihiro of Halifax, Tiffany and husband Dennis Squires of St. John's and Belinda and husband Elvis Loder of Sops Arm, 20 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, one sister, Isabella Cassell of Jacksons Arm and her special nephew Hayward and wife Rachel Andrews of Jacksons Arm. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Francis in March 1976, daughters: Julia and Cecile, grandchildren, Denise, Alvin and son-in-law Claude, her sisters: Edith and Gertrude and her brother Elioil. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jacksons Arm today, Thursday, where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Woodman 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"

O'BRIEN, Ronald Joseph
Daniel's Harbour, NF

It is with sadness that the family of the late Ronald Joseph O'Brien announce his passing at the Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital, Norris Point on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1999 at the age of 65 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Gary (Geraldine), Port aux Basques, Terry (Dale), Winnipeg, MB, Judy Nantais (Eugene), Welland, ON, Rhonda Way (Abe), and Kathleen Byrne (Kurt), Fort McMurray, AL; three grandchildren: Christopher and Michelle O'Brien and Michael Way; one brother, James (Ann) O'Brien, Burlington, ON; four sisters: Marie Hunter (Richard), Burlington, ON, Helen Taeigraet (Robert), Dalton, Mass.,USA, Agnes Hunt (Lawrence), Harbour Grace, and Dorothy Park (Robert), BC; very special friend, Jane Allen, Daniel's Harbour, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret (nee Edwards) in 1978 and brother Michael O'Brien, 1969. Visitation will be held from the Holy Cross Anglican Church, Daniel's Harbour, beginning Wednesday evening from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, August 6th, at 2:00 p.m. 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, Chemotherapy Unit. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour.


Friday, August 6, 1999

DEATHS

FITZGERALD, Thomas J.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with sadness and regret that the family of the late Mr. Thomas Fitzgerald announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, August 5th, 1999, at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his family: daughters: Christine McCarthy (Jack), Alice Delaney, Peggy Morey (Jim), Charlotte Snow, Blanche Fitzgerald, Leona Wilton (Terry), Stella Fitzgerald and Bernice Fitzgerald all residing at Corner Brook, Mary Fitzgerald (Gary) at St. Catherines and Tena Vivian at Toronto; sons: Joe Brown at New Brunswick, Clifford Fitzgerald at British Columbia, Bill Fitzgerald (Celine) at Benoits Cove, Michael and Robert Fitzgerald at Toronto and Tom Fitzgerald (Helen) at Corner Brook, 44 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren. He will also be missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Eunice 1985, daughters: Ellen Eliza, Emma Bursey, Agnes Banks, son Benjamin, grandchildren; Catherine Fitzgerald and Brian Morey. The funeral service will take place on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mount Bernard Ave., with Father Peddle officiating. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Diabetic Association or to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home.

HUMBER, James Joseph
Deer Lake
Jan. 23rd, 1940-Aug. 4th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Joseph Humber announce his passing on Wednesday, August 4th, 1999 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 59th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Lydia (nee Osmond); two sons: Kent (Kim) of Deer Lake, James Jr. of Ontario; two daughters: Florence (Nolan Young) of Deer Lake, Nancy (Dennis Janes) of British Columbia; six grandchildren: Nicholas, WJ, Austin, Kayla, Dylan, Bailey; one brother Roland (Linda) of New Brunswick; three sisters: Ida Eastman of Port aux Coix, Stella Addiar of Ontario and Elaine Boland of Stephenville. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers: Truman, Art, Adam, Pearce and his sisters: Dorothy, Mary and Millie. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place from the Salvation Army Church on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with C.S.M. Derek Fudge officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, August 7, 1999

DEATH

CHRISTIAN, Debbie (nee Hefferan)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Deborah Christian announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on August 6th, 1999 in her 40th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Lori-Ann of Ontario, Jessica of Stephenville; son Andre of Corner Brook; mother, Angnes Poole of Morgan Town, West Virginia. She also leaves to mourn sisters: Mary McGraw and husband Mac of Texas, Margaret Rose-Hynes of Stephenville, Anne Scott of Stephenville, Stella Barter and husband Alex of Cold Brook; brothers: Eugene, Kenneth, John, Joseph, Mike, all of Stephenville, Patrick of Brandon, Manitoba and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville, on Saturday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., Sunday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Sunday 2 p.m. at the Zion Pentecostal Church with Pastor David Milley officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BIRTHS

MCCARTHY
Born to Sean and Anna-Marie McCarthy on June 11, 1999 at the S.A. Grace Hospital, St. John's, NF, a baby boy, Liam Kevin Joseph. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Eva McCarthy and Bill and Maxine Halfyard. Liam is the great grandson of Nellie Hayes and Sarah Strickland.

LODER
Paul and Belinda (Bunny) Loder are very pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Kiana Starr. Kiana was born on May 28th weighing 7 lbs. 10 1/2 oz. Proud grandparents are Maxine & Alvin Loder of Summerside and Linda & Terry Wheeler of Hughes Brook. Paul & Bunny would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Culliton, nurse Debbie Major, nurses on OBS and Tina Brake, who was a wonderful coach.

ENGAGEMENT

WISEMAN & FOLLETT
Bill and Elsie Wiseman of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the June 12, 1999 engagement of their daughter Sherrie to Steven Follett, son of Clyde and Pat Follett of Springdale, NF. Special best wishes from Sonya and Patrick. Wedding in 2000.

ANNIVERSARY

50 GOLDEN YEARS
Wesley and Cedella Legge
of Meadows celebrated 50 years of marriage with a reception in their home with daughters Delilah (Bern) Noseworthy, Corner Brook and Juanita (Gary) Wheeler, Meadows and family and friends. They have four grandchildren: Jason, Andre and Yolande Noseworthy and Blair Wheeler. Jason Noseworthy, the eldest grandson was emcee at the reception. Mr. and Mrs. Legge were congratulated from the Premier's office. In attendance were Bessie Wells, Mr. Legge's sister and the couples bridesmaid and Mrs. Legge's sisters Elsie Legge and Ada Parsons of Meadows. The couple were married in the Anglican Church in Meadows July 16, 1949.


Monday, August 9, 1999

DEATH

PARSONS, Harvey
Age 63 years
Port aux Basques, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harvey Parsons announce his passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre on August 6th, 1999 in his 63rd year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Susie Parsons (nee Osmond); four daughters: Brenda (John Street), Harriet (Robert Bragg) of Port aux Basques, Delores (Ralph Drake) of Belloram, Annie (Cecil Savoury) of Moncton. Four sons: Brian (fiancee Tracy) of Port aux Basques, Robert (fiancee Melita) of Halifax, Jason (fiancee Natalie) of St. John's, NF and Jamie of Port aux Basques. 14 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; two brothers: Arthur (Geraldine) of Halifax, Henry (Winnie) of Port aux Basques. Two sisters: Julie (George) of Port aux Basques, and Winnie of Burgeo, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his three brothers, William, Jimmy, Gordon and his parents Richard and Sarah Parsons (Youngs). Family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home on Saturday, August 7th, 1999, (1-2:00 p.m. family only) 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Sunday 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 p.m., Monday 10-12 noon (family only). Funeral services took place Monday, August 9th, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nelson Small, Rev. George Childs and Eric Mullins officiating. Interment followed at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Port aux Basques.


Tuesday, August 10, 1999

DEATHS

WHITE, Elizabeth
4 Carmen Place, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth White announce her passing at her residence on Sunday, August 8th, 1999 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by her five sons: Martin (Sybil) in Labrador, Bernie (Terri) in Stephenville, Ivan (Margaret) in Stephenville, Urban (Jackie) in Stephenville, and Clayton in Stephenville; five daughters: Linda (Leo) Cooper in Stephenville, Elaine (Jerry) Humber in Grand Falls, Gloria White in Grand Falls, Laura White in BC, Vicki White in Stephenville; three brothers: Martin Gallant in Stephenville, Clarence Gallant in Piccadilly, Lawrence Gallant in Stephenville; two sisters: Bertha Madore in Stephenville, and Genita MacNeil in Stephenville; 15 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter, and her son, Larus. Funeral service will take place Wednesday, August 11th, 1999 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with cremation to follow at Russell's Crematorium in Stephenville. A Burial Service will take place Thursday, August 12th, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville, Tuesday, August 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


Wednesday, August 11, 1999

DEATH

MEMORIAL SERVICE
GRYBOWSKI, Maureen Dunphy

A memorial mass will be celebrated for the late Maureen Dunphy Grybowski at the Sacred Heart Church, Curling on Thursday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Following interment a reception will be held at the Glynmill Inn for family and friends.
NOTE: Her obituary originally appeared in the May 22, 1999 as
BROWN/GRZYBOWSKI, Maureen T. (nee Dunphy).
She passed peacefully away on May 17, 1999, at Vancouver General Hospital Palliative Care after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. She was sixty-two.


Thursday, August 12, 1999

DEATHS

BEADIE, Mary Teresa (nee Kennedy)
Died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, August 7, 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, aged 83 years. Loving wife of the late L. A. Bruce Beadie (1976); dear mother of Jeannie Orchard and her husband David of Waterloo and Alexander of Toronto. Cherished Nana of Kirsten and Jessica Orchard; dear sister of Madeline English of Nfld, Gerald Kennedy of Toronto, Maurice Kennedy of California and Clara Bales of California. A family visitation and funeral service was held Monday, August 9, 1999 with Rev. Ernie Varosi officiating. Interment followed in Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice as expressions of sympathy.

BYRNE, Michael Patrick
Port au Choix, NF

Passed away on Monday, August 9, 1999 at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders, Michael Byrne in his 88th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Eileen; five daughters: Alice (Cyril) Bromley, Johannah (Jerry) Mahar, Mildred Byrne and Primus Mahar, Phyllis (Phillip) Bromley, all of Port au Choix, Lucy (Victor) of Conche; three sons: Albert (Carmel) of Brent's Cove, Louis of Nova Scotia and (Joan) of Corner Brook, Austin of Alberta. He also leaves to mourn 22 grandchildren; one great grandchild; one brother Ambrose of Conche; one sister Anne O'Leary of Ontario. He was predeceased by his son Elias; four brothers: John, Elias, Jack, Jim; three sisters: Adell, Margaret, Nellie. The family received friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Father O'Quinn officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations can be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

HARRIS, Tobias Leonard
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard Harris announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, August 11th, 1999 in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories son: Walter Harris of Stephenville; sister-in-law: Edith McCarthy of Stephenville Crossing; granddaughter; Vikki and Gary Ansty of St. John's; grandson: David Harris and Deborah of Toronto, Ontario; great-grandchildren; Christina and Gavin of St. John's. He also leaves to mourn a close circle of relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at the Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing on Friday, August 13th, 1999 at 10 a.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery on Brook Street.

MARCHE, Lilymae (nee Bennett)
Meadows, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mrs. Lilymae Marche announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, August 10th, 1999 at the age of 54 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, her two sons: Darrell and Tara residing at Meadows, Robert (Robbie) and Joan residing at Corner Brook; her daughter Anita and Robert residing at Fort Nelson, BC; grandchildren: Brittany, Garrett, and Coiley; eight brothers: Cecil (Florence) of Mount Moriah, Gordon (Maisie) of Gillams, William (Shirley) and Alex, all residing at Truro, NS, Leslie (Marie), Fred (Hilda), David (Melissa), all residing at Irishtown, Verdan (Inez) of Fort Nelson, BC; three sisters: Ruby Bennett of Fredericton, NB, Ruth Nauglar (George) of Truro, NS, and Alice Bennett of Halifax, NS; father and mother-in-law, Stanley and Evelyn Marche of Meadows; brothers-in-law: Kenneth (Sandra), Earl (Maureen) and Herbert Marche, all residing at Meadows; sisters-in-law: Kathleen Hann (Derek), Gloria Hunt, all residing at Meadows, Emma Parsons (Lloyd) at Summerside; two special friends: Midge Jones and Frances Brake of Meadows. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Coiley in 1983; her parents: William and Blanche Bennett; and her brother-in-law, Garwin Hunt. Visitation will take place at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows, Wednesday 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Friday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows, Friday, August 13, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Allen Frye officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the family. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wellington Funeral Home, Corner Brook, phone 634-9800.

MAHONEY, Daniel
Harbour Breton, NF
1911-1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel Mahoney of Harbour Breton announce his passing on July 25, 1999 at the Harbour Breton Cottage Hospital in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 60 years, Ellie (nee Hickey); seven children: Dan Mahoney Jr. (Mildred), Lawrence Mahoney (Barbara), both of Harbour Breton, Aiden Mahoney (Ivy) of Stephenville, Rosalyn Barker (Sam) of Labrador City, Linda Maon (John) of San Francisco, Helen Skinner (Elizah) of Isle aux Morts, Paulette Stringer (Mancefield) of Clarenville; and 16 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, July 28, from St. Joseph's Church in Harbour Breton with Rev. Father Hearn officiating followed by interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery.


Friday, August 13, 1999

DEATH

BREWER, Nada V.
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nada V. Brewer announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two daughters: Betty Hamum (Max), Edna Heath (Charles); two sons: Archie Brewer (Connie), Raymond Brewer (Pearl); three sisters: Mabel Jennings, Ida Primmer, Beatrice Bugden; and one brother Owen Pear (Lucretia); 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild, and other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Gordon Brewer in 1996; three children: Willman, Ronald, and Margaret; brothers: Ray and Elward Pear. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks 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, August 14th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Major Lacey officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund.


Saturday, August 14, 1999

DEATHS

GILLAM, John Walter
Age 40
Halifax, Nova Scotia

It is with great sadness and regret that the Gillam family announce the sudden passing of a dear husband, father, son, grandson, brother and uncle at this home in Spryfield, NS, on August 11th, 1999. Leaving to mourn, wife, Cheryl; son, Shawn; daughters: LeeAnn, Jennifer, and Stephanie (Nova Scotia); parents, Wilfred and Barbara Gillam (Corner Brook); grandmother, Elizabeth Reid (Corner Brook); brothers: William (Denise) of Upper Gullies, Paul (Wendy) of Peterborough, Ontario; and sister, Paula of Corner Brook, as well as nieces: Sarah and Aamie, and nephew, Joshua. Predeceased by grandparents, Walter and Louisa Gillam. Memorial Service to be held at Halifax, NS, on August 16, 1999, followed by a private family memorial on August 17 at Lot 10, George's Lake. In lieu of flowers, tributes may be made to: SPAWN, Watershed Enhancement and Restoration John Gillam Memorial Fund, 93 West Street, Corner Brook, NF, A2H 2Y6.

OLIVER, Anthony
Mainland

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anthony Oliver of Mainland announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, August 12, 1999 at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his seven sons: Barnard in Piccadilly, Howard in Mainland, Roderick in Lourdes, Aloysius, Percy, Vernon and Gerard, all in Mainland and five daughters: Regina Skinner in Stephenville, Geraldine Kerfont in Mainland, Mary Briand, Theresa Kerfont and Christine Bourgeois all in Mainland and 46 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Emilie Oliver on March 23, 1995 and his son, Gordon Oliver. Funeral Services will take place on Sunday, August 15th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Anne's Chapel in Mainland with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mainland. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

PHILPOTT, Dorothy (nee Laquant)
Deer Lake
December 12th, 1921 - August 12th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Philpott announce her passing on Thursday, August 12th, 1999 at the W.M.R.H. in her 77th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 52 years, Jim. Two daughters: Genevieve (Eric Knight) of St. John's, Ann (Mrs. Tony Harvey) of Deer Lake. Two sons: Gerard and wife Melvina of Corner Brook and Joe and wife Doris of Deer Lake. Six grandchildren: Neil James Knight, Nancy Harvey, Michael Harvey, Fred and fiancee Sonya, Brian and Joey Philpott. Two sisters: Irene (Mrs. Bill Ball) of Deer Lake and Florence Schuster. Two brothers: Kevin and wife Gladys Laquant, and Gus and wife Edith Laquant both of Deer Lake. Her two life time friends: Mrs. Deliah O'Neil and Mrs. Vivian Wells. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake on Friday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass of a Christian burial will take place today, Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Deer Lake with Father John Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Church Building Fund or the Covenant House. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"

BIRTH

BOLAND
Three lives became much busier on July 21, 1999 - the day parents Connie Crossley and Bill Boland and sister Terri-Lynn celebrated the arrival of Kennedi Elizabeth. Kennedi weighed 8 lb., 12 oz. She is the grandchild of Bridgette and Frank Compagnon and Sheila and Jack Boland. Kennedi is the great-grandchild of Gertrude and Nick McCarthy.

WOODLEY
Ina and Chris Woodley are pleased to announce the arrival of Kaitlyn Alyssa Violet, 8 lb.. 7 oz. Born July 23rd, 1999, 3:57 p.m. at the Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook, NF. We would like to thank all the nurses who work on the 1st floor, especially Grace and Jane for going beyond their duty. Thanks to Dr. Lisa Kiely and last, but not least, we would like to send extra special thanks to Dr. Maureen Gibbons, you're terrific. Having you there made everything that much more special. Thank you.

ENGAGEMENT

SHARPE & OXLEY
Jerry & Loretta Sharpe of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lorilee to Jonathan Oxley, son of Julia Oxley of Barrington, Nova Scotia. The engagement took place February 12, 1999. Their wedding will take place in May 2000.

WEDDING

DICKS
Congratulations to Andrii and Grant Dicks who were married on July 3rd, 1999. Andrii is the daughter of Glynn and Carol Porter of Nicholsville. Grant is the son of Howard and Josephine Dicks of Baie Verte. Andrii and Grant were married at the home of the bride, in a beautiful outdoor service which was performed by Pastors Gary and Dona Quinlan, uncle and aunt of the groom. Grant and Andrii currently live and work in Baie Verte. Congratulations and love from family and friends.


Monday, August 16, 1999

DEATHS

HARRIS, Walter
Seal Cove

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center on Friday, August 13, 1999, Walter Harris, of Seal Cove. (Formerly of Corner Brook.) Aged 72 years. Predeceased by his loving wife, Lee, his adopted parents, Henrietta and William Hart, his mother and stepfather, Belle and Gordon Legge, and his father Walter Harris. Leaving to mourn his two brothers Arch Legge (Mary), Gordon Legge (Millicent) both of Corner Brook. Sisters Etta Nelson (Pat) of Albuquerque, New Mexico. A special niece Lee Coates (Jim) and many other nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at the James J. Hickey Funeral Home, Killigrews. Visitation on Sunday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral to take place on Monday, August 16th at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery Upper Gullies. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

MCLEAN, Ellen
Eddies Cove, West

Passed away on Saturday, August 14th, 1999 at the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders, Ellen McLean in her 76th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Nelson; one daughter Mary Jane, one son Robert (Alma) of Eddies Cove. She also leaves to mourn five grandchildren, Calletta, Nancy, Heather, Gary, Nelson Jr., eight great grandchildren, Lamonte, Shantell, Danetia, Danielle, Damien, Liberty, Graden, Rebecca. Three brothers, Robert, Michael and Nelson, and one sister Mary Sutherland all residing at Edinburgh, Scotland. She was predeceased by her brother Patrick. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix on Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place from St. Thomas Beckett Anglican Church, Port au Choix on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Rumbolt officiating. Interment to follow at Doctors Brook Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix.

BROWN, Stephen Blair
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Stephen Brown announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, August 14th, 1999 at the age of 20 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, his mother, Mary Brown (nee Anderson), with whom he resided. His father Adrian Brown of Corner Brook, sister Tara of Edmonton, brother Clayton of Toronto. Grandparents Joseph and Blanch Anderson of Corner Brook and Mary Alice Brown of Cow Head. He will be also missed by a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral service will take place from All Saints Anglican Church on Clarence Street, Tuesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, phone 634-9800, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tributes may be made by making donations to the family for a memorial fund.

PARK, Eileen Maria
Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, NF
(formerly of Curling)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Park announce her passing on Sunday, August 15th, 1999 at the Interfaith Home at the age of 80 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: Max (Stella), Corner Brook, Winston (Mary) Toronto, ON, Verna Northcott (Lewis), Corner Brook, Barbara Penney (Jeff), Glovertown; eight grandchildren: Max Park Jr., Darlene (Dulson) Park, Shawn Park, Sherri & Jackie Northcott, Stephen, Nichole, Megan Penney; eleven great grandchildren; sisters: Miriam Payne, Elsie Gillingham, one brother Basil Noseworthy, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Walter Park, January 1989, 1 sister Olive Wells, two daughters: Joan and Myra. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 18th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, Rev. Edward King officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Monday from 7-9 & Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or the Alzheimer's Association will be graciously accepted.

GUSHUE, Elizabeth
52 Clarence Street, Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Gushue announce her passing on Sunday, August 15th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at 90 years of age. She will be sadly missed by her children: Edmund (Dinah), Corner Brook, Donald, Stratford, ON, Gerry (Theresa), Corner Brook, Mary King (Gerry), Kitchener, ON, Regina Chaput (Leo), Fergus, ON, Andrew (Agnes), Corner Brook, Edna Price & special son-in-law Wilson Price, with whom she resided; thirty grandchildren: Sheri, Jason, Gregory, Dennis, Michael, Kevin, Joanne, Betty-Lou, Glen, Mark, Tina-Marie, Colin, Yvonne, Wayne, Kenny, Ann-Marie, Paula, Andre, Gloria, Bobby, Jerry, Paul, Wanda, Gary, David, Anthony, Peter, Brian, Regina and Keith; thirty four great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; brother Andy Normore (Mary), Alberta. She was predeceased by her husband Edmund in 1963, sister Mary Noel, brothers: Joseph, Anthony, Bernard, her cousin & special friend Lucy Russell. She also leaves to mourn many special nieces, nephews and cherished friends. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 17th at 2:00 p.m. at All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Mons. William Boone officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation will be graciously accepted.


Tuesday, August 17, 1999

DEATH

WHITE, Kevin V.
Shallop Cove, St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kevin V. White announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville Crossing on Monday, August 16, 1999 at the age of 65 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Muriel and two sons: Calvin (Yvonne) White in St. George's, Patrick White in Goose Bay; and four daughters: Marie (Lock) Doyle in Devon, Alberta, Pamela White in Nova Scotia, Valerie (John) Pittman in Goose Bay, TJ White in Brampton, Ontario and three brothers: Walter (Eileen) White in St. George's, Raymond (Glen) White in Badger, Billy (Gert) White in Corner Brook and four sisters: Jean (Ron) Blanchard in Shallop Cove, Emily (Ed) Hepburn in London, Ontario, Thelma (Donnie) LeCoure in Shallop Cove, Stella (Lloyd) Bravo in St. Huberts, Montreal and six grandchildren: Kelsie, Alex, Kyle, Michael, Leah, Chris and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Nathaniel and Stella White and four sisters: Edith White, Allie White, Alma White and Gladys Rose. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's on Tuesday. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, August 18th at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station road in Stephenville Crossing.


Wednesday, August 18, 1999

DEATHS

PIKE, Albert Harris
St. David's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Pike announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday, August 16th, 1999 in his 92nd year. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife Martha of 62 years; daughters: Greta Hunt and husband Lindy of Fredericton, NB, Sylvia Morris and husband Joe of Robinsons, Anita Webster and husband Bill of Bancroft, Ontario; sister Evelyn Chaffey of St. David's. He also leaves to mourn grandchildren: Ramsey, Paula, Susan, Randy, Rosalie, James, Jeannie; 8 great grandchildren, and many relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday and Thursday at St. Michael's and All Angels Church, St. David's. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, August 19th, at 2 p.m. with Reverend Edmund Laldin officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Donations may be made to the St. Michael's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing.

TOBIN, Alice
Mattis Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Tobin of Mattis Point announce her passing at Stephenville Crossing on Monday, August 16, 1999 at the age of 57 years. She will be sadly missed by her common-law husband, Patrick Curnew; and two sons: Adolph Tobin and Kevin Tobin (Debbie King), all in Toronto, Ontario; and two brothers: Cecil (Martha) King, Lawrence (Mary) King, all in Mattis Point; and four sisters: Annie (Bill) Brumsey in Stephenville Crossing, Josephine (Gordon) Joyce, Eileen Tobin, Rose Tobin, all in Mattis Point; and five grandchildren: Nakita, Cassandra, Leigh Ann, Eric, and Daniel; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Elizabeth Tobin and Charles King; and two brothers: Roy King and Samuel King. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, August 19th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point.


Thursday, August 19, 1999

no announcements in today's paper


Friday, August 20, 1999

DEATH

BROMLEY, Ronald
Port au Choix, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Bromley announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, on Wednesday, August 18th, 1999 at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, his mother, Mrs. Maryjoe Bromley, Port Saunders; brothers: Maurice (Theresa), Edward (Ann), Goose Cove, Cyril (Alice), and Kevin (Rose), Port au Choix; sisters: Laura (Ignatius) Whiteway, Ida (Leo) McGrath, St. Juliens, Theresa (John) Alyward, St. Anthony, and Anna (Patrick) Alyward, Port au Choix, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix, Friday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 21st, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church with interment to follow at the Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Friday, August 20, 1999

DEATH

BROMLEY, Ronald
Port au Choix, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Bromley announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, on Wednesday, August 18th, 1999 at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories, his mother, Mrs. Maryjoe Bromley, Port Saunders; brothers: Maurice (Theresa), Edward (Ann), Goose Cove, Cyril (Alice), and Kevin (Rose), Port au Choix; sisters: Laura (Ignatius) Whiteway, Ida (Leo) McGrath, St. Juliens, Theresa (John) Alyward, St. Anthony, and Anna (Patrick) Alyward, Port au Choix, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix, Friday from 10-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 21st, at 11:00 a.m. from St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church with interment to follow at the Interfaith Cemetery, Sandy Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Monday, August 23, 1999

DEATH

CHILDS, John Wm. T.
Boswarlos

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Wm. T. Childs of Boswarlos announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, August 20, 1999 at the age of 79 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Juanita and seven sons: Mark (Janet Dawling) in Middleton, Nova Scotia, Tom and Solomon (Kathleen Barkhouse), all in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, John James (Nicole Levy) in Chester, Nova Scotia, Gerard (Anna) in Calgary, David (Marsha Felix) in Port au Port West, Clayton Joseph in Ontario and eight daughters: Evangeline (Kenneth) Faith in Bedford, Kentucky, Angeline (Phillip) Andreen in Roseau, Minnesota, Priscilla (Fenton Benoit) in Cambridge, Ontario, Margretta Dorey (Joseph LaFitte) in Stephenville, Isobel (Bill) Strucel in Kings City, Ontario, Teri Childs (Fred Holtan) in Chester, Nova Scotia, Vida Childs (Ricky Chubb) in Willowdale, Ontario, Juanita Costard (Damien Hull) in Port au Port West and one brother, Alfred (Bertha) Childs in Boswarlos and 37 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Monday, August 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Tuesday, August 24, 1999

no announcements in today's paper


Wednesday, August 25, 1999

no announcements in today's paper


Thursday, August 26, 1999

DEATHS

SEAWARD, Lawrence (Larry)
28 Westmount Road, Corner Brook, NF

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, August 25, 1999, Lawrence (Larry) Seaward in his 86th year. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Rita; and three children: Kevin, George and Irene. Leaving to mourn: one son, Paul (Sheila) of Corner Brook; six daughters: Sister Kieran of St. Patrick's Convent, St. John's, Mary Harriman (Jim) of Toronto, ON, Rita Corcoran (Danny) of Quispamsis, NB, Lorraine Gillingham (Paul), Bernie Meiwald (Don) of Corner Brook, Louise Seaward-Gagnon (Real - accent over e) of Cornwall, PEI; two brothers: Bill Seaward (Anne), Jack Seaward of South Brook; two sisters: Levy Walsh, Florry Smith (Ed) of Corner Brook; and one sister-in-law, Agatha, also of South Brook; nine grandchildren: Janice Spencer (Mike), Darren Gillingham, Jeffrey and Peter Harriman, Danielle and Laura Corcoran, Paul and Stephanie Seaward, Allison Meiwald; and a large number of nieces and nephews. Larry was also predeceased by one sister, Rose Chaulk; two brothers: Pat and Al; a sister-in-law, Dot Seaward; and brothers-in-law: Jim Walsh and Bruce Chaulk. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 28th at 10:30 a.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer on Mount Bernard Avenue, Father John Peddle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation will be graciously accepted.

KEEPING, William A.
Willow Grove, New Brunswick

The death of William A. Keeping, husband of Muriel (Forward) Keeping, of Willow Grove, NB, occurred on August 24, 1999, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born at Lourdes, Nfld., he was the son of Marguerite and his stepfather James Vallis. He served with the Canadian Navy and was employed as a Marine Engineer with Atlantic Towing. He was a member of the Main Brace Naval Veteran's Club and the Adanac Club. Besides his wife, mother and stepfather, he is survived by stepsons: Shaun Spencer and his wife Heidi of Florida, Chris Spencer and his wife Suzanne of London, Ont.; his daughters: Shannon keeping of Willow Grove, Tanya Keeping of Toronto; his brothers, Gary and his wife Patricia, and Bernard, both of Mississauga, Ont.; his sisters: Cynthia and her husband Jim Skinner of Lourdes, Nfld., Mary and her husband Huw Jenkins of Corner Brook, Nfld., Philomena and her husband Mark Aurini of Halifax; his grandchildren: Kristina and Baillie, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row (506-634-7424), Saint John, New Brunswick, with visiting on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 a.m. from St. Joseph's Church, Loch Lomond. Interment will take place at Ocean View Memorial Gardens.

PARK, Andy
McIvers, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Mr. Andy Park of McIvers announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, August 24th, 1999 at the age of 67 years. He was predeceased by his wife Bridget on May 13th, 1999. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: daughter, Joan Oxford (Tony) of Cox's Cove; son, Andy Jr. (Fiance, Jennifer Parsons) of McIvers. Father-in-law: Lawrence Byrne of Irishtown, four grandchildren: April, (special friend Tim), Andrew, Antoine and Jenna. Sisters: Nona Lavassaur, Marjorie Park (Meryl), Alice Wheeler (Gerald), Margaret Lovell (John), Anita Baldwin (Bud), Katie Stumpf (Rich), Evelyn Wells (Terry), brothers: Joey Park (Loretta), David Park (Daisy), sisters-in-law: Stella Park, Nina Baldwin, Isabel Bishop (Kevin), Inez Bennett (Verdon), Emma Wells (Eugene), Helen Blackwood (Randy), brothers-in-law: Bill (Leen), Leo (Laverne), Ralph (Vinnie), Fred (Judy), Clarence (Beryl), and Ronald. He will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: John (1984) and Diana Park (1977), his mother-in-law: Veronica Byrne in 1994, brother John R. Park (1991) and James Baldwin (1994). The funeral service will take place on Friday, August 27th at 2:00 p.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mt. Bernard Ave., with Father Peddle officiating. The interment will be at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Thursday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9, and Friday during the hours of 10-12 noon.
"God of the Mountains is Still God in the Valley"


Friday, August 27, 1999

DEATHS

POWER, Walter Hayward
225 Georgetown Road, Curling

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, August 26th, 1999 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Walter Hayward Power of Curling. Leaving to mourn, his loving wife of 58 years, Mercedes (nee Burton); eight sons: Max (Rose), Don (Judy), Glen (Jill), Walter Jr. (Judy), Colin, Thomas (Phyllis), Tony (Susan), Daryl (Lori); six daughters: Doreen Wall (Ray), Jean Smith (Dave), Brenda Layden (Frank), Phyllis Rankin (Jerry), Irene Bailey (Gary), Debbie Rideout (Blaine); one sister: Hannah Burton (Wilfred); twenty-five grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, and a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his daughters: Joan Young and Marjorie Power; grandson, Felix Young Jr.; granddaughter, Linda Smith; three brothers: George, Arthur, and Ernest. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, on Thursday from 7-9 p.m., and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 28th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Curling Memorial United Church, Rev. William Mercer officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Curling Memorial United Church.

LEGGE, Carl Clement
Robinson's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carl Clement Legge of Robinson's announce his passing at his residence on Wednesday, August 25, 1999 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mabel; and four daughters: Matilda (Nathan) McDonald of Fortune, Delia Boutcher of South Branch, Levenia (Lionel) Brown of Heatherton, Cavella Osmond of Port aux Basques; and three sons: George Legge of Heatherton, Isaac (Genevieve) Legge of Robinson's, Wayne (Suzanne) Legge of Jeffrey's; and two sons-in-laws: Cornelious Felix and Austin Sheppard; and 30 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his former wife, Anne; two daughters: Margaret Felix and Ethel Sheppard; one son, Edward Legge. Friends may call at St. George Anglican Church in Robinson's on Friday. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, August 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the St. George Anglican Church in Robinson's with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Robinson's. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the St. George Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road in Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, August 28, 1999

No death announcements in today's paper

BIRTHS BARTER
Doug Barter and Sandra MacDonald are very happy to announce the birth of their baby boy, David Charles Barter. David was born August 3, 1999 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital weighing 8 lb. 6 oz. Special thanks to Dr. O'Driscoll and staff.

OLIVER
Congratulations to Terri Lynn Oliver & Jason Hoddinott on the birth of their daughter, Cora Lynn Mary Oliver, 8 lb. 6 oz. Born July 17, 1999 in Brampton, Ontario. Best wishes from grandparents, families & friends.

MCHUGH
Born to Debbie and David McHugh of Mount Moriah on June 17, 1999 a bouncing baby boy, Evan David James, weighing 11 lb. 2 1/2 oz., a new little brother for Becky. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Ann McHugh, Betty and Gene Pike and great-grandmother Sarah Dwyer, all of Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENT

NEVILLE & MELENDY
Bob & Judi Neville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Joanne to Trevor, son of Lloyd & Judy Melendy of St. John's. The couple are planning a summer 2000 wedding.

WEDDING

MONTGOMERY
Dorothy Tara Hedderson and Jason Dewar Montgomery
were united in marriage on July 16, 1999 at the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street, reception was held for family and friends. The happy couple resides in Corner Brook.


Monday, August 30, 1999

DEATHS

CASSELL, Mary Jane
Jackson's Arm, NF
Oct. 23rd, 1921 - Aug. 28th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Jane Cassell announce her passing on Saturday, August 28th, 1999 at her family residence in her 77th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Kenneth, three daughters: Maude (Mrs. Wilfred Dyke) of Jackson's Arm, Wilmenia (Mrs. Howard Stride) and Sandra (Mrs. Robert Gale), both of Kitchener, Ontario; three sons: Ronald & wife Jeanette of Sydney Mines, David & wife Shelia of Fredericton, and Randy & wife Pauline of Jackson's Arm, 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, one brother Edmund & wife Lucy Cassell of Harbour Deep and one sister Gladys (Mrs. Maxwell Newman) of Bide Arm. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Florence and her brother Hezehiah. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Monday, where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman 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"

GALE, Arthur
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Gale of Piccadilly announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, August 29, 1999 at the age of 21 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving parents, Ellis and Stella Gale of Piccadilly and two brothers: William in Kamloops, British Columbia, Andrew in Calgary; and one sister, Laurie Gale in Campbell's Creek and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family residence in Piccadilly on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Church in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

SHEARS, Gordon George
Rocky Harbour, NF

Passed peacefully away at Bonne Bay Health Centre on Saturday, August 28, 1999, Gordon George Shears in his 95th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Violet; five sons: Scott (Olive), Lew (Ivy), Walter (Dot), Irving (Dallas), all in Rocky Harbour, and Gordon (Shirley) in Toronto; four daughters: Ethel Pittman (Curtis), Mona Major (George), Betty Dyke, and Mae Perry (Wheeler); 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his youngest daughter, Linda, his grandson David, and his son-in-law Guy Dyke. The funeral service will be held from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour on Monday, August 30th at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Dennis Newhook officiating followed by interment in the church cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour on Monday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to St. Matthew's Anglican Church Building Fund will be graciously accepted.

MAJOR, Alvin
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great regret and sadness that the family of the late Mr. Alvin Major announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, August 29, 1999, at the age of 48 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his wife Joyce (nee Oxford), his son: Brad, Toronto, Ont.; his daughters: Janis, (special friend, John Cooper), Jasper, Alb., and Maria at home. Three brothers: George (Isabelle), Whispering Hills, Alb., Gerald (Margaret), Trenton, Ont., Charlie (Justine), Parsons Pond; four sisters: Cora Sparkes (Lloyd) Rocky Harbour, Bertha Reid (Irvin), Marie Decker (Milton) all residing at Norris Point, and Iris Barranger (Albert), Toronto, Ont.; three brothers-in-law: Raymond Oxford, Alberta, Mike Oxford, Mt. Moriah, and John Oxford, Yellowknife, N.W.T.; four sisters-in-law: Sadie Kotai (Joe), Kitimat, BC, Rose Temple (Bruce), Mt. Moriah, Dorothy Arenbury (Randall), Lower Sackville, NS, and Shirley Major, Brampton, Ont. He will be also missed by a large number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Eli (1960) and Emma (1985) Major, brother Jack (1988), parents-in-law Grace (1986) and Raymond (1995) Oxford. The funeral service will take place from the Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church on Mt. Bernard Ave., Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Father Terry and Rev. Frye officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9, and Tuesday during the hours of 10-12 noon.

KING, Freeman George
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late Freeman King announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, August 29th, 1999 at the age of 74. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: wife Doris (nee Smith); son Randy (Doreen) of Corner Brook; three grandchildren: Jeff, Jason and Ashley. Also left to mourn are his sister Joan Babb (Mac) of St. John's; mother-in-law Isabel Smith of Trinity Bay; brothers-in-law: Ray Smith (Ruby) of Springdale, Clarence Smith (Lorraine) of Trinity Bay; sisters-in-law: Loretta Hillier (Winston) of Blaketown, Mildred Critch (Henry) of Cavendish; and Doris Young of St. John's, a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Terry in July 1975; his parents Elizabeth and Samuel King; his brothers: Randell and Bill, sister and brother-in-law Mabel and Bert Stockley; and his father-in-law Wilson Smith. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., also on Tuesday from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Doug Hefford officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Temple Memorial Fund or to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

ANNIVERSARY

25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Debbi and Brian Scott
are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary today, August 30. They were married at the First United Church by Rev. Nelson LeGrow. Best wishes come from the couple's son, Steven, his girlfriend Charlene, family and friends.


Tuesday, August 31, 1999

DEATHS

PINKSEN, Rodrick Stephen
Deer Lake, NF
Nov. 22nd, 1958 - Aug. 29th, 1999

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rodrick Stephen Pinksen announce his passing on Sunday, August 29th, 1999, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 40th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Clarice (nee Gilley); one son Tyson of Hampden; one stepson Corey of Deer Lake; one brother Charles (Nancy) of Kitchener, Ontario; two sisters: Sandra (Mrs. Pasco Osmond) of Hampden and Norma Eveleigh and Steve of Kitchener, Ontario; his mother Marina (Mrs. Len Regular) of Hampden; his mother and father-in-law Evelyn and Stephen Gilley of Deer Lake; his special niece Jackie Pinksen of Hampden; his special aunt, Mary (Mrs. Adolphus Hartson) of Corner Brook. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Norman on September 28th, 1966. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Tuesday, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from Emmanuel Pentecostal Church with Pastor David Gifford officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"

 

 

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