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The Western Star Newspaper
September 2000

 

Friday, September 1, 2000

DEATH

MYLES, Sarah Lucas
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Lucas Myles announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Wednesday, August 30, 2000 in her 88th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her three sons Steve (Willette), Roy (Ruby) and Robert (Madonna), all residing in Corner Brook; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren; two sisters: Lydia Harris, Garnish, Fortune Bay, and Martha (Reuben) Clarke, North Sydney, NS; sister-in-law Ester Perham, Pool's Cove, NF; special friends Olive and Wilfred French, Bay Roberts, as well as nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edwin, 1977; brothers: John Hause, Hubert Hause and William Hause, and her sister Jane Barnes. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 1st, at 10:00 a.m. from Oakland United Church, Reverend Ernest Feltham officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oakland United Church Memorial Fund.


Saturday, September 2, 2000

BIRTHS

HACKETT
Colin & Terri-Lynn Hackett of Brampton, ON, are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jesse Terry Patrick Hackett. Born June 8th, 2000 weighing 9 lb. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Linda & Terry Wheeler of Hughes Brook and Noreen Hackett of Benoit's Cove.

HOVEN
Paul & Deborah Hoven (Howlett) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Alan Gregory Hoven on May 16th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Joan & Peter Rowsell of Steady Brook, Angus Howlett of the Goulds and Lawrence & Anna Hoven of Baie Verte.

BIRTH/GRADUATION
Congratulations are extended to Todd K. Young who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN(H) - Post RN) and Nurse Practitioner (RN(EC)) from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, on May 27th, 2000. He was also the recipient of the Dean Braun Award for the "Most Outstanding Student". Todd graduated from Western Memorial School of Nursing in 1991. He also celebrated the birth of his son, Silas Todd, on May 17th, 2000. Young currently resides with his wife in Fort Frances, ON, and is employed as a senior Nurse Practitioner.

WEDDING

BROTHERS - SHEEHAN
On June 3, 2000, Kenneth John, son of Barbara and John Brothers of Corner Brook and Trudy Ann daughter of Gail and Thomas Sheehan of Benoit's Cove were united in marriage at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Windsor, NS. A dinner reception followed the service at the historic Churchill House in Hantsport, NS. Best Man: Michael Brothers, Cousin of the Groom; Groom Attendants: Christopher Brothers, Brother of the Groom and Ronnie Chisholm, Brother of the Bride; Ring Bearer: Aidan Chisholm, Nephew of the Bride; Maid of Honour: Lisa Sheehan, Sister of the Bride; Brides Maids: Stephanie Sheehan, Sister of the Bride and Christa Brothers, Sister of the Groom; Flower Girl: Jocelyn Chisholm, Niece of the Bride. The Couple Honeymooned on a Caribbean Cruise to the Bahamas.

DEATHS

ALEXANDER, Douglas Haig
November 24, 1917 - September 1, 2000

Passed away Friday, September 1, 2000 Douglas Haig Alexander at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: wife Georgina (Ena), children: Marilyn (Boyd Penney), St. John's, Carolyn (Taylor Colbourne), Corner Brook, Sandra (Brian Colbourne), St. John's, Brian Alexander (Rhonda), Rosedale, British Columbia; grandchildren: Christina, Catherine, Kelly, Sandy, Janice, Glenn, Danielle, Michael, Candice; great-grandchildren: Taylor, Reed, Liam; brothers: Jack, Ken, Lloyd of Bonavista; sisters: Marg Warren (Gordon), St. John's, Clarice Tedesco (Tom), Boston; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Albert, sisters: Christina, Grace and Edith. The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, September 3rd at 2:30 p.m. from the Humber Valley United Church, Pasadena, Pastor Michael Simmons officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Humber Valley United Church Memorial Fund.

CARAVAN, Herbert G.
Deer Lake Dec. 14, 1924 - Aug. 31st, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Herbert Caravan announce his passing on Thursday, August 31st, 2000, at his family residence, in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his six sons: Bruce (Kathie) of Edmonton, Guy (Ivy), Wayne, both of Fort McMurray, Kevin (Toni) of Calgary, Larry (Sharon) of Deer Lake, Dean (Michelle) of Fort McMurray; six daughters: Kay (Brian) Reid of Grand Falls, Lynn (Wayne) Langdon of Cormack, Dale (Fred) Langdon of Fort McMurray, Donna Dawson, Tina (Hughie) Smith both of Toronto and Marly (Glen) Tulk of Labrador City; 25 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; two brothers: Terry (Audrey) and Max (Mary) both of Deer Lake; one sister Ruby (Pearly) Alexander of Stephenville. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Marjorie and daughter Debbie. Visitation took place Friday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. Funeral services will take place today, Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake with Major Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on High Street. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Sarah Eunice
Ship Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Eunice Young announce her passing at her residence in Ship Cove on Friday, September 1, 2000, at the age of 93 years. She will be sadly missed by two daughters: Alma (Howard) Jesso of Ship Cove, Mary Flynn of West Bay and eight grandchildren: Mercedes Dunn of Lewisport, Kentucky, Patricia Risser, Ann Bullen, Alice Benoit, Rodney Jesso, all of Ship Cove, Eddy Jesso of Baker's Settlement, NS, Nicole Flynn of West Bay, Laurie Young of Kitchener, ON; 20 great grandchildren, 18 great-great grandchildren and all of her nieces, nephews. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends, especially, Rodney and Patsy Jesso, where she resided. She was predeceased by her son, Lawrence Young. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Sunday, after 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, September 5th at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ship Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

PAYNE, Dennis Lee
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 31st, 2000, Dennis Lee Payne at the age of 28. Left to mourn are his mother Ivy Watson, step father Sonny Young, sisters: Melissa Milley, Kathleen Anstey, Scarborough, ON; grandparents Bertha and Gerald Payne, Corner Brook; special uncle Junior Pike and a large number of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents Martin and Harriett Pike of Port aux Basques. The funeral service will be held Monday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive, Pastor Fred Stacey officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

KING-SEGUIN, Christina "Chris"
In loving memory of Christina "Chris" King-Séguin. Born on January 11, 1957 in Kippens, Newfoundland, Chris passed away at her home on August 23rd, 2000 in the loving embrace of her family after a long, courageous and spirited struggle with breast cancer. Chris graduated from Laurentian University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology. She was employed with Laurentian University as a member of the campus Security Team. Chris married James (Jim) Séguin in 1988, and in 1990 they celebrated the birth of their son Jonathan. Innately optimistic and always sensitive to the needs of others, Chris deeply touched the lives of everyone she met with her joy of living life to the fullest. Loving wife and best friend of James King-Séguin; cherished and deeply devoted mother of Jonathan King-Séguin, Chris will live on forever in their memories and hearts. Beloved daughter of Aaron and Mary (Sis) King of Kippens, Newfoundland, Chris also leaves behind her sisters Geraldine Cake (husband Edwin) of Topsail, Newfoundland, Debbie Freakins of Forteau, Labrador, Marjorie Benoit (husband Don) of Sudbury, Ontario, Shirley Cornect of Terrace Bay, ON, Cathy King (husband Bob Sinnicks) and Beverley King, both of St. John's, Newfoundland, brother Allan King (partner June Ross) of Terrace Bay, ON; parents-in-law Phil and Jackie Séguin of Iroquois Falls, ON; sister-in-law Sheila Séguin (husband Larry Lanctot) of North Bay, ON; brother-in-law Dan Lagacé-Séguin (wife Sylvie) of Nepean, ON, Aunt Sheila Séguin, and Marie and Sandy MacPherson of North Bay, ON. Always remembered by nieces Donna Benoit, Lisa Cornect, Jacqueline Séguin-Lanctot and Chelsea Sinnicks; nephews Terry Benoit, Allan Cake, Robert Cake, Jeff Cornect, Matthieu Lagacé-Séguin, Nicholas Lagacé-Séguin, Liam Sinnicks, godchild Cameron Cornect, a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Among her many friendships, those of Carolyn Bourgeois, Art Bourré, Kevin and Joanne Larose, Joanne and Larry Ross, Candice Bresnahan, Rick Young, Beverley Harvey and Kim and Walter Barbon were especially close. The family received friends at Lougheed's Funeral Home, 253 Regent Street, Sudbury, on Thursday, August 24th, and a Memorial Service was held Friday, August 25th at 1:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Chris' memory to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation, 41 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 5J1 for the specific purpose of purchasing Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book (2nd edition) for free distribution to women facing the challenge of breast cancer. Chris loved her life.

WELLS, William Edward (Willie)
Deer Lake Manor
Dec. 28th, 1934 - Aug. 31st, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Edward Wells announce his passing on Thursday, August 31st, 2000, at his family residence, in his 65th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Vivian (nee Bennett) of Corner Brook; his children: Gerry (Susan) of Deer Lake, Bill, Keith (Shirley), Deanna (Fred Gairdner) all of Edmonton, Alberta, Terry (Lynn) of Cache Bay, ON, Sean (Roxanne), Brian (Aggie) both of Stephenville and Sherry (Jason Manuel) of Corner Brook; his sister Dorothy (Ronald Butt) of Norris Arm; ten grandchildren. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and his friends at the Deer Lake Manor. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Mary and his sister, May. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake today, Saturday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass of a Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 10:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church in Deer Lake with Father Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Monday, September 4, 2000

no newspaper published today due to Labor Day Holiday


Tuesday, September 5, 2000

DEATHS

OSMOND, Alfreda Joyce (nee Jones)
Nov. 4th, 1966 - Sept. 1st, 2000
Jackson's Arm

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfreda Joyce Osmond announce her sudden passing at the Clarenville Hospital on Friday, September 1st, 2000, in her 33rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Angus, her daughter Cassandra, her mother & father Louise & Claude Jones of Jackson's Arm. Her brother Brian & wife Hazel of Jackson's Arm. Her 2 sisters: Lorraine Jones & Gordon Warford of Pollard's Point & Patricia (Mrs. Tim Coldwell) of Kentville, NS. Her mother & father-in-law: Daphine & Arthur Osmond of Jackson's Arm. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Her son Aaron was taken with her on that same day. The family will be receiving family & friends on Tuesday, September 5th, 2000 & Wednesday, September 6th, 2000 from St. Bartholomew Anglican Church at Jackson's Arm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, September 7th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot of the Church Cemetery. Flowers and/or donations to the St. Bartholomew Church Fund would be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

ESTOPPEY, Claude (Papa)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Claude Estoppey announce his sudden passing on Friday, September 1, 2000 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary and his children: Noel (Traci), Lorraine, Amanda (Ian), Eddie (Lisa), Callista; and brother, Paul (Giselle) and sister, Annette, all of Switzerland; three grandchildren: Karlee, Dakota and Ian Jr. He was predeceased by his parents, Henri and Ida. He will be sadly missed by a large circle of family, friends, customers and staff of Domino Pizza and his dog, Furley. Funeral Service took place Monday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium following the Funeral Mass.
"Forever in our Hearts"

OSMOND, Aaron Alexander
March 7th, 1985 - Sept. 1st, 2000
Jackson's Arm

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Aaron Alexander Osmond announce his sudden passing at the Clarenville Hospital on Friday, September 1st, 2000, in his 15th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving father Angus, his sister Cassandra, his grandparents Daphine and Arthur Osmond and grandparents Louise & Claude Jones all of Jackson's Arm. His uncles: Marvin (Bonnie) of Ontario, Perry (Susie) of Jackson's Arm, Nolan (Loretta) and Mark & friend Colleen both of St. John's, NF. His aunt Geraldine & friend David Hounsell of St. John's, NF. Aunt Lorraine Jones & Gordon Warford of Pollard's Point & Patricia (Mrs. Tim Coldwell) of Kentville, NS. Uncle Brian & wife Hazel of Jackson's Arm. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. His mother Alfreda Joyce Osmond was taken with him on that same day. The family will be receiving family & friends on Tuesday, September 5th, 2000 & Wednesday, September 6th, 2000 from St. Bartholomew Anglican Church at Jackson's Arm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, September 7th, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot of the Church Cemetery. Flowers and/or donations to the St. Bartholomew Church Fund would be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

HORWOOD, Joy Evelyn (Frampton)
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday, August 31st, 2000, aged 56 years. Leaving to mourn 2 sons: Robert (Karen) and Wayne; sisters: Jean (Wilson) King, Ethel (Dale) Rideout; brother Ralph (Edith) Frampton; special aunt Ethel Schwartz at Deer Lake and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. Funeral Service 2 p.m. Sunday, September 3rd, 2000 from Fillatre's Funeral Home. Interment at General Protestant Cemetery, Deer Lake. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Special thanks to Randy Smith and the staff at the Health Sciences Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's.


Wednesday, September 6, 2000

DEATHS

BENNETT, Joseph
Mattis Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Bennett announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on September 5th at the age of 85 years. He will be sadly missed by two sons: Melvin (Marie) in Mattis Point and Glen in St. John New Brunswick; four daughters: Yvonne (Glen) White, Romona Bennett and Stasia Young all in Brampton, Ontario and Laverne Campbell in Barachois Brook. He also leaves to mourn 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren along with a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Thursday September 7th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish on Hospital Road in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mattis Point. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Station Road in Stephenville Crossing from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday.

PENNEY, Joseph Calvin Francis
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Calvin Francis Penney announce his passing at Northumberland Hospital in Cobourg, Ontario on August 21, 2000 at the age of 66. Left to mourn are his sons Bill, Brian (Sherry), Chris of Alberta, Paul (Sharon) of Ontario, and his daughter Joanne of Newfoundland; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; sisters Lilly Green, Betty (Sam) Joyce of Ontario and Irene (Harvey) Simms of Newfoundland; special friend Lorna of Ontario; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral and cremation services took place at Lynett Funeral Home in Toronto, Ontario. Internment took place at Mount Patricia Cemetery Tuesday, September 5, 2000.

JESSO, Robert Thomas
West Bay Centre, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Thomas Jesso announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on September 3, 2000, at the age of 71 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Annie Mary (nee Dennis); four sons: Robert (Anita), West Bay Centre; Glenn (Margaret), Michigan, USA; William (Tammy) and Leroy (Sabrina), Cambridge, ON; daughter April Jesso, West Bay Centre, brother Harry (Venetia) Jesso, West Bay Centre, sister Dolly Jesso, USA; three grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, West Bay Centre, Tuesday 2-9 p.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 6th at 3:00 p.m., Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville.

REID, Ralph Wesley "Newfie"
Ralph Wesley "Newfie" Reid,
54, of Dartmouth, passed away September 4, 2000, in the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late James and Ida (Moore) Reid. He was retired from the Royal Canadian Navy after 26 years of service. He was most recently employed at Praxair Canada. Ralph had a great passion for hockey, sharing his love for the game as a coach in the Minor Hockey Association. He had a generous heart and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone. His greatest love was always his family. He leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Alvena (Kendell); son, Jason of Calgary; daughters: Leslie, of Dartmouth, Lisa (Bijan) Solaimany, of Ottawa, Ontario; granddaughters: Sarah and Candace Solaimany, both of Ottawa, Ontario; brothers: Thomas "Tom" (Audrey), of Edmonton, Alberta; Clayton (Elizabeth "Libby"), of Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Benjamin, of Melrose, Massachusetts; Clifford (Jean), of Toronto, Ontario; sisters: Ruth (Carl "Bud") Goudie, of Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Amelia "Millie" Reid, of Brandon, Manitoba, Samantha Reid, of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland; numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cecil and Helen Kendell; brothers-in-law: Mark (Linda) Kendell, of Codroy Valley, Newfoundland; Ivan (Elaine) Kendell, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Lorne (Janet) Kendell, of Dartmouth; sisters-in-law: Shirley (Charles) MacPherson, of Codroy Valley, Newfoundland; Suzanne (Joseph) Brown, of Dartmouth; and his many friends, especially his best friend, Howard "Howie" Oakley, of Dartmouth. Other than his parents, he was predeceased by his sister-in-law, June Reid. Private family visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 7, 2000. Public Visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, September 8, 2000, in Atlantic Funeral Home, Dartmouth. Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2000 in St. John's Anglican Church, Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. Bonnie Baird officiating. Interment to follow in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. Reception following interment in the funeral home reception centre. Flowers welcome or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Bone and Marrow Transplant Unit of the Victoria General Hospital, QEII or a charity of one's choice.


Thursday, September 7, 2000

DEATHS

DEAN, Luke
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on Friday, September 1, 2000, age 70 years. Predeceased by his first wife Rita, December 9th, 1995, and his sister Naomi Penney. Leaving to mourn his wife Edna Mae, Glovertown; two daughters: Phyllis Matthews (Gordon), and Wanda Lawrence (Donald) of Port aux Basques; two sons: Marshall (Phyllis), St. John's and Kenneth (Brenda), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Stephen and Paul Matthews; Darren, Greg, Pamela, Michelle and Rachelle Dean; brother Garland, St. Anthony; sisters: Marie Taylor and Olive Elliott, Raleigh and Verna Snyder, Maryland, USA. Also remembered by his step-family, The Davis Family. Resting at Fords Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Monday, September 4th, 2000, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service on Tuesday, September 5th, at 2 p.m. from the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, Port aux Basques. Interment to follow at the Faith Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery, Trans Canada Highway, Port aux Basques.

KENNEDY, Theresa Irene
Norris Point
Nov. 6th, 1907 - Sept. 6th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Irene Kennedy announce her passing on Sept. 6th, 2000 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 92nd year. She will be sadly missed by her son James (Betty) Brake of Corner Brook. Her daughter-in-law Jeanette Kennedy of Norris Point. Two step-daughters, Margaret (George) Jones of Corner Brook and Cathy Chalete of Florida. Nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Her special niece Edna Zetlin of Montreal. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Kennedy in 1980 and her son Anthony Kennedy in 1996. Visitation will take place from the Roman Catholic Church in Norris Point today, Thursday where also funeral mass of a Christian burial will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Sister Claudette Gallant officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Friday, September 8, 2000

DEATHS

GALLANT, Stephen Francis
124 West Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Stephen Francis Gallant announce his peaceful passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, surrounded by his family and close relatives, on Thursday September 7th at the age of 84 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Molly (nee MacIsaac), his 9 children: James (Liz) in Labrador City, Fintan (Anne) in Stephenville, Marcheta in Labrador City, George in Elmsdale, NS, Carol Ann (Eugene) Brennan in London, ON, Carolyn (Urban) Brake in Wabush, Labrador, Mary (Dave) Buckle in Corner Brook, Stephen (Vickie) in Bowmanville, ON and Elizabeth (Kevin) Reid in Cambridge, NS; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He will also be mourned by his sister Mercedes Dollard in Stephenville Crossing and by his brother Gerard Gallant in Stephenville. Funeral service will take place on Saturday September 9th at 2 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street in Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

GABRIEL, Philip
7A Gordon Crescent, Stephenville, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Philip Gabriel announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 7, 2000 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn, special friend Edna English and family, Stephenville; daughters: Phyllis Benoit, Springdale and Gladys Durdle, Piccadilly; brother Peter (Pearl), Kippens; sister Marguerite Smith (Archibald), Brampton, ON; six grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Catherine, 1993. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating, followed by the interment at Hillside Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Saturday, September 9, 2000

WEDDING

DENNIS - GALE
The Salvation Army Church on Clarence Street in Corner Brook was the scene of a beautiful wedding on August 12, 2000. Jean Gale, daughter of Joe and Marie Gale, Corner Brook and Mike Dennis, son of Russ and Shirley Dennis, also of Corner Brook were united in marriage. Maid of Honor was Stacia Holley of Ontario, friend of the Bride, Shawn Gale of Corner Brook, brother of the Bride was the best man. Congratulations to both of them from family and friends.

MCKAY & PURCHASE
Nora
, daughter of Donna & Derek McKay of Pasadena, and Neil, son of Diane & Reuben Purchase of Deer Lake, were united in marriage by Pastor Barry Pelley & Major Wade Budgell on Sat., June 24th, 2000 at Pasadena Pentecostal Church. Matron of Honor was Lisa Pinksen (sister of bride), maid of honor was Theresa McKay (sister of the bride). Bridesmaid was Melanie Barrett (friend of the couple). Best man was David Purchase (brother of the groom). Groomsmen were Cory Pinksen (friend of the couple) and Calvin Reid (Cousin of the groom). Flowergirl was Desirae Pinksen (niece of the bride). The couple now reside in St. John's, NF.

DEATH

EDWARDS, Pearl Louise
As a result of a tragic fire on August 19, Pearl passed away on August 30, in her 71st year. Beloved sister of Doris Newman (Stephenville, NF), Edna and husband Eldon Swyer (Corner Brook, NF) and Stanley (Cambridge, ON). Many nieces, nephews and friends will fondly remember her. Pearl was born in Newfoundland and had resided in Lachine for more than 50 years. She worked at Dominion Bridge Company for 30 years. A family funeral service was held at Mont Royal Funeral Complex, 1297 Ch. de la Foret, Outremont, on September 1 at 11:00 a.m. Pearl requested that, for those wishing, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made to the charity of choice.


Monday, September 11, 2000

DEATHS

DELOUCHE, Joseph Charles
Boswarlos

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Joseph DeLouche announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, September 9th at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Greta, his 4 sons: Randy (Joey) in Boswarlos, Harold (Michelle) in Paradise, Scott (Molly) in Labrador City and Fraser in Chicago; his 2 daughters: Lydia (Bernie) McCarthy in Lower Sackville, and Iris (Bill) Cleary in Halifax. He will also be sadly missed by his 3 brothers: Winslow Jr. (Theresa) DeLouche and Percy DeLouche both in Port au Port and David DeLouche in Stephenville; his 2 sisters: Phoebe (Lloyd) Eddy and Laura (Ed) Hoskins both in Boswarlos along with 4 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, September 12th at 2 p.m. from the St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East with interment in the Church Cemetery in Port au Port East. Friends may call at the Church in Port au Port on Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. James Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.

BOWNS, John
Deer Lake
Dec. 12th, 1926 - Sept. 8th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Bowns announce his passing on Friday, September 8th, 2000 at the W.M.R. Hospital in his 73rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret (nee Hedd), his children: Barbara (Harry) Curlew, Rosemary (Cyril) Scoville, Shawn (Lorna) Bowns, Thrifena (Derrick) Cross, Amy Bowns (Ben Feltham) all of Deer Lake, Elizabeth Plante (William Balsom) of Cormack and James (Pam) Bowns of Sudbury, Ontario. Eleven grandchildren: Duane & Toni Young, Jody Scoville, Sabrina Plante, Dwayne & Amanda Plante, Jonathan Plante, Howard Carroll & Nicole Bowns, Tammi Bowns, Tonya Bowns, Scott Bowns, Matthew Bowns and Rebecca Cross. Two great grandchildren: Ashley & Landon Young. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Saturday at 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PAYNE, Phillip
Parsons Pond

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phillip Payne announce his passing on Saturday, September 9th, 2000 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Vivian (nee Anderson), daughter Victoria (Mark), Swan Hills, AB. Three sons: Ross (Lisa), St. John's, Llewellyn and Scott both of Parsons Pond. Grandchildren: Nico and Kayla. Brother Amos (Beulah), Corner Brook. Sisters-in-law: Doreen Targett, Corner Brook and Daisy Murray, Brampton, ON. Five brothers-in-law: George (Mary), Woody Point, Ross (Joyce), Parsons Pond, John, Port aux Basques, Sidney (Cindy) and Gordon (Vivian), both of Brampton, ON. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Mary Payne, brother Steadman and two sisters: Elizabeth and Lily. Visitation will take place from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Parsons Pond today, Monday. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Rocky Harbour.

YOUNG, Emmanuel Joseph
54 Colonial Ave., Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emmanuel Young announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, September 9th at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife Nellie, 6 sons: Cecil (Irene) in Bond Head, Ontario, James (Sharon) in Black Duck Brook, Melvin (Angela) in Oshawa, Ontario, Jerome (Mary) in Stephenville, Roger (Bernice) and Nelson (Brenda) both in Fort McMurray, Alberta; his 9 daughters: Adella (James) Cormier and Shirley (Bernard) Duffenais in Kippens, Elizabeth (Aloysuis) White in Cold Brook, Ina (Larry) Jesso in Degrau, Theresa (Larry) Canterella in Utah, Phyllis (Abbie) Eddy in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Helene Jesso in Stephenville, Bessie Young in St. John's and Lorraine (Martin) Rotchford in Fort McMurray, Alberta. He will also be sadly missed by 3 brothers: Aloysuis Young in Boswarlos, Vincent Young in Stephenville and Phillip (Marie) Young in Boswarlos, 3 sisters: Mildred (Martin) Young, Margaret Young and Eva Duffney all in Stephenville, 40 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place on Monday, September 11th at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West St. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Tuesday, September 12, 2000

DEATHS

HARVEY, Vera (nee Ridings)
Boswarlos, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera Harvey announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday, September 10, 2000 at the age of 85 years. She leaves to mourn her husband Ralph, two daughters: Valerie (Mrs. Larry Hite), Pennsylvania, USA, Brenda (Mrs. Jerome Lafitte), Fox Island River; three sons: Rex (Darlene), Kippens, Andrew (Sandra), Boswarlos; Brian (Beverly), Romains, Port au Port East; 18 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Minnie and Joseph Ridings, England; two sons, Yourt and Kevin and two sisters, Madge Taylor and Joyce Ridings. The funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church in Stephenville, Reverend William Bowring officiating, with interment to follow at Salem United Church Cemetery in Boswarlos. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

LEPRIEUR, Sarah Jane
Marithon, Ontario
(formerly of Stephenville, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Jane LePrieur, wife of the late Francis LePrieur, announce her passing on September 10th, 2000 in Marithon, Ontario, at the age of 77 years. Originally from Stephenville, she leaves to mourn seven children; Gerard (Judy) in Yellowknife, Alice (Robert) Hatcher in Stephenville, Joan (Terry) Alexander in Marithon, Jean (John) Rose in Marithon, Dora (Raymond) Bennett in Gander, Francis (Sharon) in Yellowknife, Sarah LePrieur in Marithon and two nieces, which she raised, Dorothy (Lance) LePrieur in West Bay and Alice Mills (wife of the late Leonard Mills) in Botwood, 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Friday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville.


Wednesday, September 13, 2000

DEATHS

GEORGE, Lillian
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian George (nee Travers) announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, September 12th, 2000 at the age of 94. Left with fond and loving memories are her three daughters: Mrs. Helen Goodyear, Corner Brook, Mrs. Marjorie (Allister) Rowsell, Corner Brook and Mrs. Lorraine (George) Butt, Steady Brook; 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; two sisters: Agnes Mallock, Montreal and Verena Porter, Deer Lake; three brothers: John (Victoria), Little Port, Richard (Betty), Little Port and James, St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stephen George, 1971; sisters: Elizabeth Hynes, Alberta Pardy and Muriel Scott; brother Leon Travers and son-in-law Colin (Mac) Goodyear. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Thursday morning from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, September 14th at 2:00 p.m. from the Oakland United Church., Rev. Ernest Feltham officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

UPWARDS, Margaret Janet
Shoal Brook
Oct. 2nd, 1924 - Sept. 11th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Janet Upwards announce her passing on Monday, September 11th, 2000 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband George; her children: Phyllis (Cecil) Duval of Shoal Brook, Terry (Roxanna) Upwards of Brampton, Ontario, Elliott (Lucy) Upwards of Shoal Brook and Sandra (Gilbert) Upwards of Trout River; her sisters: Clara Lavers and Audrey Patey both of Port Saunders; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the United Church in Shoal Brook today, Wednesday where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Thursday, September 14, 2000

DEATHS

CRANE, Mary Agnes
Port Saunders, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Crane announce her passing on Tuesday, September 12th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 83rd year. She will be dearly missed by her three children: son Mike (Gerri), Steady Brook, daughters: Marie (Kevin Caines), Pasadena and Loretta (Daren Marchand), Deer Lake, with whom she resided; three grandchildren: Brendan, Jason and Jennifer; one brother Bernard Walsh, Port au Choix; one sister Geraldine (Bill) Lawless, Port au Choix, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Albert, 1996, sister Nora, 1996, brothers Leo and Jerry, 2000 and Vincent and Peter. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port au Choix on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Saunders, Fr. Edward Terry officiating. 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. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook and Port au Choix.

MARCHE, Lawrence
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Port au Port East)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Marche announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at the age of 91 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Madeline and one son, Ted (Doreen) Marche of Port au Port West; one daughter, Joan (Paul) Yahn of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; one brother, Hugh (Cecilia) Marche of Port au Port East; 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Thursday. Funeral services will take place on Friday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ANNIVERSARY

60th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Mary and George Sheppard
of Corner Brook are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Mary and George were married on Sept. 14, 1940 in Liverpool, England. The couple met during the Second World War where George served with the Royal Navy and Mary was an ambulance driver. Best wishes come from their nine children, Anita, Norma, Linda, Lorretta, Lorraine, Mary, George, Jackie and Honorah, as well as from their sons-in-law, 21 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. All their children will be home to help celebrate their big day.


Friday, September 15, 2000

DEATH

SCOTT, Adelaide (nee Rose)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Adelaide Scott announce her passing on Thursday, September 14th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 86. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Archibald Scott; four children: Margaret Rowe (Austin), Bill Scott (Florence), Tilly Young (Gilbert), Joan Andrews (Bill); 11 grandchildren: Karen, Ken, Sandi, Stephen, Darren, Brian, Lori, Tina, Craig, Sherry, Jennifer; four great grandchildren: Blair, Justin, Alexandria and Jeffrey; one sister Clara Baker of Harbour Breton, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Heart & Stroke Rehabilitation Fund c/o the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation will be graciously accepted.


Saturday, September 16, 2000

DEATHS

SCOTT, Adelaide (nee Rose)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Adelaide Scott announce her passing on Thursday, September 14th, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 86. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Archibald Scott; four children: Margaret Rowe (Austin), Bill Scott (Florence), Tilly Young (Gilbert), Joan Andrews (Bill); 11 grandchildren; Karen, Ken, Sandi, Stephen, Darren, Brian, Lori, Tina, Craig, Sherry, Jennifer; four great grandchildren: Blair, Justin, Alexandria and Jeffrey; one sister Clara Baker of Harbour Breton, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Heart & Stroke Rehabilitation Fund c/o the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation will be graciously accepted.

SHORT, Josephine (LeMaire)
St. Anthony

Passed peacefully away at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on September 13, 2000. She was in her 83rd year. Leaving to mourn her husband Walter; two sons: Max (wife Ethel) and Jim (wife Shirley); three daughters: Elizabeth Patey (the late William Patey), Josephine Powell (husband Walter) and Irene Roberts (husband Melvin); sister-in-law Naomi LeMaire, Bertha Noble and Jane Carroll; brothers-in-law: Stanley and Absalom; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by two sons, Phillip and Lot; two daughters, Bertha and Patsy; and two brothers, Jack LeMaire and George LeMaire. The funeral service will take place on September 16 from the United Church in St. Anthony with Rev. March officiating. Her remains rested at the funeral home in St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were under the supervision of K. M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, funeral director.

FOOTE, Nelson
26 West Haven Dr., Pasadena
Nov. 14th, 1929 - Sept. 15th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nelson Foote announce his peaceful passing at his family residence surrounded by his family on Friday, September 15th, 2000 at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Loretta (nee Murphy); his five children: Brenda (Rodney), Darrell, Stephen (Joanne), Pauline (Barry) and Jason (Tonya); three grandchildren: Rodney, Rhonda and Rebecca; his sister Ada (Floyd) Porter; four brothers: Freeman (Jean), Wilson (Gladys), Ivan (Elaine), Alfred (Linda). Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Wesley and his brother Roland. Visitation will take place from St. David of Wales Anglican Church in Pasadena today, Saturday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at St. David's Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to St. David's Building Fund will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

BIRTH

NOEL
Suzanne Lafitte and Shane Noel are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Ashley Kayla on June 20, 2000 weighing 7 lb. 11 oz. at WMRH. Proud grandparents are Lorraine and Bax Noel and Jean and Richard Lafitte.

WEDDING

BENNETT - BARKER
Natasha Roslyn Bennett and Dean Joseph Barker
were united in marriage on August 12, 2000. Natasha is the daughter of Arthur and Roslyn Bennett. Dean is the son of Reginald and Nellie Barker. The wedding ceremony took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Corner Brook, NF. The ceremony was officiated by Bishop Raymond Lahey. The Bridal party consisted of Elizabeth-Ann Bennett (maid of honour), Shelley Stewart, Teena White; Charles Barker (best man), Thomas Stewart, Blair Kelly; Nathan Barker (ring bearer) son of the Bride and Groom and Rebecca Stewart (flower girl). We would like to thank our family and friends who traveled both far and near to help us prepare for and celebrate our marriage.


Monday, September 18, 2000

DEATHS

HUTCHINGS, Bruce William
Cow Head
August 8th, 1946 - September 15th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bruce William Hutchings announce his passing on Friday, September 15th, 2000 in his 54th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Hilda (nee Payne), his daughter Tracey (Lee Ellsworth) and son Noel (Tina Bennett) both of Cow Head, two grandchildren Dianna and Danielle, his father George (Violet) Hewlin of Cow Head, four sisters: Norma (Freeman Payne) of Cow Head, Hughena (Derek Parsons) of Parsons Pond, Pauline Payne of Cow Head and Jacqueline (Max) King of Labrador City; eight brothers: Rex (Eileen) Hutchings, of Cow Head, Harry (Linda) Hewlin of Edmonton, Hector (Monica) Hewlin of Rocky Harbour, Gordon (Darlene) Hewlin, Eustace both of Ontario, George (Dianne) Hewlin of Cow Head, David of Edmonton and Don (Brada) Hewlin of Parsons Pond, his sister-in-law Myrtle Hutchings of Cow Head, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Dianna and his parents Winnifred and Stewart and his brother Max. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cow Head today, Monday where also funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SAUNDERS, Solomon
WWII 59th Regiment
Hare Bay, Bonavista Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Solomon Saunders announce his passing on September 15th at the Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his four daughters: Donna, Shirley, Clarissa and Sandra; two sisters: Kathleen (Jerry) Gotell of New Brunswick, Gladys (Morris) Corcoron of St. Mary's Bay; 3 brothers: Bert (Jean) of Hare Bay with whom he resided, Ben (Yvonne), Deer Lake and Harold (Madge), Deer Lake; 3 grandchildren and his special friend Alice, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Alice. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake, Saturday, September 16, 7-9 and Sunday, September 17, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also funeral services will take place on Monday, September 18 at 11 a.m. with Father John Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Lest We Forget


Tuesday, September 19, 2000

DEATHS

PHILPOTT, Joseph Allen
Deer Lake
May 4th, 1960 - Sept. 16th, 2000

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Allen Philpott announce his sudden passing on Saturday, September 16th, 2000 in his 40th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Doris (nee Rideout); his precious son Joey; his father James Philpott of Deer Lake; one brother Gerard (Melvina) of Corner Brook; two sisters: Genevieve Knight of St. John's and Anne (Tony) Harvey of Deer Lake; his father-in-law Richard Rideout; two brothers-in-law: Wayne (Madeline) of St. John's, Chris (Tina) of Dead Mans Bay; two sisters-in-law: Betty (Ed) Tansley of Toronto and Sandra (Derek) Biddiscombe of Halifax. He also leaves to mourn the Crocker Family: Mary, Jim, Sandra, Sharon, Sean, Marcel and Allen. Also a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Dorothy and his mother-in-law Shirley Rideout and his sister Anne Mary. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, today Tuesday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell and Father John Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

FORD, Georgina Margaret (nee Gilliam)
With great sadness, the family announces the death of Georgina Margaret Ford on Sunday, September 17th, in her 82nd year. Of Caledon East, Ontario. Born in Port aux Basques and lived in Stephenville for a number of years. Beloved Wife of the late Reginald Ford, loving mother of Shirley and her husband John Ummels of Barrie, June and her husband Phil Cardona, Caledon East, Dale and his wife Sharon, Mississauga, Dianne and her husband David Barreca, Caledon East and Sharon and her husband Pat Hurd, Caledon East. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Susan, Lori, Carol, Brian, Mike and predeceased by Robert. Loved great-grandmother of seven. Services will be held at Egan's Funeral Home today, September 19, at 11 a.m. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer's Association or the Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

HARRIS, Mildred Marie
St. George's, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mildred Marie Harris announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday, September 18, 2000 at the age of 50 years. She leaves to mourn, her husband Allan Harris; daughters, Penny (Mrs. Donny Alexander), Stephenville Crossing and Amanda (Mrs. Shawn Roberts), Dartmouth, NS; sons: Clyde, Brendan (Joanne), Keith, all of St. George's and Jason, Labrador City; four grandchildren; her mother, Clara Young, St. George's; sisters: Jean (Mrs. David Muise), Bernice Young, Doreen Young, St. George's; Mary (Mrs. David Blanchard), Bertha (Mrs. Allan King), Stephenville Crossing; Germain (Mrs. Helmond Gilliam), McKays; Rose (Mrs. Eddy Correa), Labrador City; Maisey (Mrs. Garlias Edwards), St. John's; Cathy Young (Eric), New Brunswick; brothers: Gerry Young, Nickie (Josephine) Young, Raymond Young, Adam Young, Larry Young, all of St. George's and Howard (Virginia) Young, Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 19th at 2:00 p.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Wednesday, September 20, 2000

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Thursday, September 21, 2000

DEATHS

PRESTON, Cora E. B.A. B.Ed. M.Ed.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Cora Eileen Preston at the age of 81. Throughout her lifetime Cora experienced many achievements including a membership with the City of Guilds Seamstress Association. She was an accomplished artist and actress, she also held a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Education Degree and her Masters of Education. Cora taught for many years at Port Hope High School in Ontario and she was a member of the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto. Cora was born March 13, 1919 in Liverpool, England to Ambrose and Lillian Gardner. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Harold Preston, two daughters Jeanette Saunders of Liverpool, England, Dorne Payne (Edward) of Corner Brook, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Saturday, September 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from the Gospel Hall, Country Road, Dr. Stephen Joyce D.C. officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

RICE, Wilfred Edmund
Deer Lake, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Edmund Rice announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, September 20th, 2000 at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his three daughters: Nellie (Charles) Mateer, Florida, Betty (Claude) Wight, Pasadena and Barbara Ferguson, Hamilton, Ontario; two sons: Max (Shirley), Pasadena and Ralph (Lorraine), Glenburnie, Bonne Bay; a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother Roland (Gwen) Rice, Florida. He was predeceased by his wife Rowena, brother Baxter Rice and sister Beatrice Slade. Visitation will take place at the Humber Valley United Church, Pasadena on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will take place from the church on Friday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. Simmons. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humber Valley United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Friday, September 22, 2000

DEATH

PRESTON, Cora E. B.A. B.Ed. M.Ed.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Cora Eileen Preston at the age of 81. Throughout her lifetime Cora experienced many achievements including a membership with the City of Guilds Seamstress Association. She was an accomplished artist and actress, she also held a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Education Degree and her Masters of Education. Cora taught for many years at Port Hope High School in Ontario and she was a member of the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto. Cora was born March 13, 1919 in Liverpool, England to Ambrose and Lillian Gardner. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Harold Preston, two daughters Jeanette Saunders of Liverpool, England, Dorne Payne (Edward) of Corner Brook, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Saturday, September 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from the Gospel Hall, Country Road, Dr. Stephen Joyce D.C. officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.


Saturday, September 23, 2000

DEATHS

PYNN, Ford Austin
July 18, 1922 - Sept. 21, 2000
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ford Austin Pynn announce his passing after a short illness at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 21st, 2000, at the age of 78 years. Mr. Pynn is a World War Two Veteran. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are his loving wife Mary (nee Piercey); three daughters: Joy Wells (Walter), Corner Brook, Juanita Pike (Wayne), Brampton, Ontario, Jocelyn Rose (Ches), Steady Brook; one son Tyrone (Wanda), Corner Brook. Precious grandchildren: Lori, Jeffrey, Jacqueline Wells, Camille and Danielle Pike, Dean and Leanne Rose; Matthew and Jonathan Pynn; three brothers: Vernon (Winnie) of Ontario, Bert (Muriel) and Fred (Tillie) of Corner Brook; two sisters Kay Harvey (Roland) of British Columbia and Pearl McCarthy (Peter) of Ontario; sisters-in-law Joan Pynn, Jessie Simms (Walter), Melinda Piercey of Corner Brook and Pearl Noel, Iowa, USA and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Mary, three brothers: Joshua, Aaron and Reuben. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 24th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Larry Martin 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.

WICKS, Willis W.
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, September 21st, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Willis W. Wicks at the age of 77. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Joan (nee Pike); three children: Marilyn Luscombe, Karl Wicks, Sharon Wicks; three grandchildren: Christopher, Courtney, Jamie; sisters: Emily Mullett, Goldie Sheppard; brother-in-law Gilbert Pike (Helen), Sister-in-law Marie Sturge and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Walter and Jennie Wicks, brother Jackie Wicks. The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9, Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Humber Valley Association for Independent Living, or a charity of one's choice, no flowers by request.

TUFF, Woodrow Bertrum (Bert)
Digby, Nova Scotia
(Formerly of Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Woodrow Bertrum Tuff announce his passing at his home in Digby, NS, on Monday, September 18, 2000 at the age of 79 years. He was the son of the late Roland and Annie Tuff of Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NF. Leaving to mourn are his brother William (Melba) Tuff, Corner Brook and sister Mildred (Bert) Noel of Woody Point, Bonne Bay, two daughters Sandra and family, NS, Lynn and family, Ontario, also a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Freda. Funeral Services were held at Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, NS, on Thursday, September 21, 2000.

PIERCEY, Eric Walter
October 31, 1938 - September 17, 2000
Piercey, Eric Walter
- 61 Port Hawkesbury, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2000, in Saint Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Corner Brook, NF, he was a son of Melinda (Smith) Piercey and the late Walter Piercey. He was a charter and founding member of the Port Hawkesbury Lions Club, where he served on many committees and held most of the executive positions. Eric was well known around town as the local Bingo caller for the Lions Club, Port Hawkesbury Fire Department, Strait Pirate Hockey Club and always filled in wherever needed. He is survived by his wife, Loretta (Rumbolt); daughters Sharon (Jeff) Young, St. Albert, Alberta, Sherry, Toronto; son Gary at home; grandchildren Erica, Jon and Jake; sisters Marie, Brantford, Ontario, Judy, Oshweken, Ontario, Glenda, Waubaushene, Ontario, Mary, Kitchener, Ontario, Grace, Kelowna, British Columbia, Kim, Corner Brook, NF; brothers Gerald, Labrador City, Robert, Torbay, Ford, Labrador City; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Shirley. Cremation took place in Halifax on Wednesday, September 20, 2000. Memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, in St. Mark's United Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Debbie Aitken officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Port Hawkesbury Lions Club. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to J. F. Greene Funeral Services Limited, 507 Bernard St., Port Hawkesbury.

TRASK, Stanley Joseph
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Friday, September 22, 2000 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital STANLEY JOSEPH TRASK at the age of 72. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Lorna & Brad Penney; special nephew Jerry Trask, wife Linda and son Jeremy; 1 brother: William Trask & family: Betty & Gary Humphries, Terry Trask, Todd Trask, Tina & Ron Best & Lisa Trask; mother-in-law Margaret Sheehan-Perry; sister-in-law Catherine Perry, Joan Hille & family of Ontario; brother-in-law Edward Perry and family of Ontario; and the family of the late Sadie & Steve Walsh; special friends: Joanne & Dale Power, Mary Buckle, Loriann & Boyd Pittman, Teena Hunt, Kathleen Hoyles, Barbara Brake, Byron Brown; and numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Mildred (Babe) Perry-Trask, September 2, 1995, mother Mercedes Tessier-Trask, sister & brother-in-law Sadie & Steve Walsh, father-in-law Maxwell Perry, sister-in-law Francis Trask. The Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 25th at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of The Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Mons. Michael Murphy officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9, Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be graciously accepted.

BIRTHS

NORMORE & WHITE
This beautiful angel was born to Melanie Normore and Rod White on August 19, 2000 weighing 8 lb. 2 oz. Jadyn Angel Rochelle made grandparents Michael & Shirley Normore & Bob & Brenda White very happy. Lots of love from Aunt Angie, Uncle Jon, Aunt Stephanie, Uncle Jamie and Uncle Kenny.

ENGAGEMENT

MILLS/BUCKLE
Congratulations to Sherry and Adam on their recent engagement which took place on August 18, 2000. Sherry is the daughter of Bob and Greta Mills. Adam is the son of Wilfred and Tena Buckle. Plans are being made for a May 2001 wedding. Best wishes from families and friends.

WEDDING

OSMOND
Bradly Osmond is pleased to announce the marriage of his parents. Melissa and David were married on Aug. 26. Bridesmaids were Dianne, Emmie, Darlene, Robin, April, and Trina. Groomsmen were Perry, Mike, Junie, Wayne, Chad and Rick. Special girl, Kaylie. Thanks to Pastor Snow and all our family and friends.

DOUCETTE - SMITH
On August 25, 2000 Jennifer, daughter of Greta and William Doucette of Stephenville and Dean, son of Cleophus and Gordon Smith of South Branch were united in marriage. The wedding and reception took place in Stephenville and was performed by Judge Bruce LeGrow. The bridal party consisted of Sandra Doucette, Maid of honour and sister of the Bride, Leah Gale, Terri-Lee Bennett and Amanda O'Quinn. Flower Girl was Kirsten Gilliam. The grooms attendants were Robert Shave, Best Man and friend of the groom, Les Gale, Norme Osmond and Trevor Gale. Ringbearer was Jonathan Stapleton, son of the bride. MC was Brian Doucette, uncle of the bride. Photography by Francis Bollard and Videographer was Valerie Sweetapple. A special thank you to our family and friends who came out and made our day so special.

CREWE - KARN
Congratulations to Sharon Gertrude Crewe daughter of Rosemary and the late Allan Boyde Crewe of Corner Brook and Dr. Eric Brent Karn son of Marguerite and Charles Karn of Willowdale, Ontario. The couple were wed on July 22, 2000 at the Salvation Army Citadel in Corner Brook by Capt. & Mrs. Wayne Pike. Tanya Day was maid of honor, bridesmaids included Cheryl Cruz, Linda Avis and Emeline Follett. Dr. Ian Chin was best man, groomsmen included Dr. Eugene Juo, Dr. Berge Marcarian and Marshall Karn. Flower girls were Jennifer Solo and Robin Froude. Ringbearers were Adam and Andrew Harnum. Special thanks to Uncle of the bride Curtis Crewe, Jeff Follett, Master of Ceremonies, Nick Avis for the wonderful poetry reading during the ceremony, Elaine Huxter - the bagpiper, Terri Hicks - soloist and Shirley Fraser - pianist. The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia, West Indies and now reside in Steady Brook, NF.


Monday, September 25, 2000

DEATHS

ROWE, Albert J.
(accountant)

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 23, 2000, Al Rowe of Topsail, in his 47th year. He was born October 28, 1952, in Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn his loss are his loving family, wife Betty (Pittman), son Michael and daughter Stephanie; his mother Annie, Corner Brook; sisters Winnie (Wayne Matthews), Corner Brook; Cora (Ted Mierzwa), Mississauga, ON; Denise (David Sceviour), Corner Brook; Jill, St. Catherine's, ON; Joy (Shelby Janes), Corner Brook and Shirley (Gary Mosher), Irishtown; parents-in-law, Randolph and Daisy Pittman, Sop's Arm; and brother-in-law Bruce (Valerie), Sop's Arm along with a number of nieces and nephews and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Al was a long-time member of the vestry of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. He was president of the CBS Lion's Club and a member of the Elk's Lodge. Remains resting at James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 24. Burial will take place from St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies, Monday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart Fund.

STEWART, James S. (Tabby)
Frenchman's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. James Stewart announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 24, 2000, at the age of 71 years. He was predeceased by his loving wife Florence, November 17th, 1998. He will be sadly missed by his family: son, Andre (Kim) of Corner Brook, 4 stepsons: James (Barb), George (Marina), Enos (Philomena) all residing at Benoit's Cove, and Leo residing at Frenchman's Cove; 2 stepdaughters: Bertha (Kurm Gallant) of Benoit's Cove, and Mary Ellen (Gus Shallow) of Frenchman's Cove. James will be also missed by a large circle of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday during the hours of 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place at St. Ambrose Anglican Church, John's Beach, Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ed King officiating. The interment will take place at the family plot. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice or by sending flowers. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

PIERCEY, Susannah (Susie, nee Pink)
Sept. 24, 1925 - Sept. 23, 2000
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Susannah Piercey announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, September 23, 2000, in her 75th year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband Tertius, children: Olive Hefford (Derek), Stanley (Thelma) and Pamela. Best nan in the world to six grandchildren: Derek Hefford (Patti), Susan Smith (David), Nicole Shannon (Jeffrey), Nancy, Richard and Andrew Piercey. Nanny-Sue to three precious great grandchildren: Leah and Alex Smith and Brady Griffin-Hefford. Also to mourn are siblings Edna Durnford (William), Clayton Pink (Annie), Kenneth Pink (Harriette-Ann), sister-in-law Dorothy Strickland as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by parents Stanley and Berthania Pink and brothers Walter and Roy. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9, also on Monday morning from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Monday, September 25th at 2 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive, Rev. Glenn Small officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, NF Chapter.

LEE, Genevieve
West Bay

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Genevieve Lee announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, September 22, 2000, at the age of 54 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, John; two sons: Nelson Lee and Jason Lee (Vickie Foss) all of Ontario; four daughters: Anne Marie (Warren) Gale of Piccadilly, Debbie (Raymond) Woods of Lourdes, Nancy (Paul) Cornect of Piccadilly and Irene (James) Dennis of Piccadilly; her mother, Josephine Young of Silverwood Manor, Kippens; one brother, Hillary (Linda) Young of Nova Scotia; one sister, Margaret (Rodger) Southward of Michigan, USA; five grandchildren: Holly, Sean, Tara-Lynn, Stephanie, Christopher and her niece, Mary Blais of Lourdes; a large circle of relatives, and friends. Visitation took place on Saturday evening and on Sunday. Funeral services took place on Monday, September 25th at 11:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

MCPHERSON, Mollie Elizabeth
Barachois Brook

The family of the late Mollie McPherson (nee Butler) have great sadness in reporting her death on Sunday, September 24, 2000, at the age of 98 years. Mollie was the oldest child of Rev. E. Alfred and Caroline Butler. She will be greatly missed by her two sisters: Jean Messervey of Barachois Brook and Christobel Murphy of Whitby, Ontario; nephews, nieces and many friends. Her husband, Lieut. Allan McPherson, was an officer with the Seaforth Highlanders and was killed in action in Sicily during World War II, 1943. She was predeceased by her two brothers: William and John; and sister, Claire Perry. Mollie was educated at Sandy Point, and Bishop Spencer College in St. John's. She taught for 23 years and took an honourable retirement in 1967 at the age of 65 years. She was well known for her civic work. As well as being a dedicated teacher, she was active in several organizations. As a war widow she belonged to the Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary and served as president in the Crossing branch for several years. She was very active in the Girl Guide Movement. During the years 1958 to 1976 she gave herself wholeheartedly to the Guides. In 1958 she established the first Stephenville Crossing Company as their Captain. During the ensuing years she was Division Commissioner, then District Commissioner, and finally in 1971 she was appointed Area Commissioner for the West Newfoundland Area. The five medals awarded to her for her work include a Medal of Merit and Life Membership in the Guide Movement. For about 20 years, Mollie was organist and director of the Junior Choir of All Saints' Church, Stephenville Crossing. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 27th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints' Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing, Rev. Karen Laldin officiating with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy donations to All Saints' Memorial Fund will be graciously accepted.

PYNN, Violet
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Pynn announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, September 22, 2000, in her 71st year. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Sylvia (Dodie) Pynn, (Robert Humphries), Washago, ON, Kathy (Ligouri) O'Connell, Scarborough, ON; sisters: Bernice White, Corner Brook, Beryl (Munden) Braye, Botwood, NF; brother Fred Joyce (Glynnis), Kelowna, BC; special friend Bern Dwyer. She was predeceased by her daughter Mary, sisters Elsie Beales & Olive Pynn and brother Doug Pynn. The funeral service will be held Monday, September 25th at 10:30 a.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Visitation was held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Saturday from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

LEVITZ, Ida (nee Kravitz)
Peacefully in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Levitz. Loving mother of Gerald (Ingrid) and Jamie (Doreen). Cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Naomi, Arron and Joshua. Dear sister of the late Moe, Abie, Isadore, Lillian and Elsie. Survived by her sisters Ethel Fried, Betty (Moe) Baron and Rose Stein. Ida will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, Ottawa, Ontario on Sunday, September 24, 2000, at 2 p.m. Shiva to be observed at 31 Chinook Crescent, Ottawa, Ontario K2H 7C9. In her memory donations may be made to the Ida and Ernest Memorial Fund, 21 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1R9, 613-798-4696, ext. 274. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 613-233-1134.

SHEPPARD, Stephen
Peterborough, Ontario
(formerly of St. George's, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Sheppard announce his passing at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital in Ontario on Thursday, September 21, 2000, at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Margaret White of St. George's; his brother, Austin Bennett of Toronto, Ontario. He was predeceased by his mother, Ada Young in 1991 and his sister, Pauline Tobin in July, 2000. He also leaves to mourn a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, September 26th at 10 a.m. from St., Joseph's Parish, St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.


Tuesday, September 26, 2000

DEATHS

MCCARTHY, Raymond
Toronto, Ontario
(Formerly of Benoit's Cove, NF)

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Cassey House, Toronto, ON, on Thursday, September 21, 2000 at the age of 45 years. Leaving to mourn his parents Benedict and Jessie (nee Barnes), Benoit's Cove; four brothers: Lloyd (Peggy), Pasadena, David (Gloria), Benoit's Cove, Kevin, Guelph, ON, Larry (Denise), Benoit's Cove; four sisters: Kathleen Bourgeois (Kevin), Benoit's Cove, Judy (Aaron), Benoit's Cove, Marie (Ron), Corner Brook, Veronica Greene (David), Halfway Point; sister-in-law Patsy, Benoit's Cove; eight nephews, seven nieces, and his good friends Dennis, Bradley and Marlene, Toronto, ON. He was predeceased by his grandparents John and Veronica McCarthy, Benoit's Cove and Samuel and Annie Barnes, Lark Harbour. The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Parish, Benoit's Cove, Father Terry Boland officiating. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

ROWE, Albert J.
(Accountant)

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 23, 2000, Al Rowe of Topsail, in his 47th year. He was born October 28, 1952, in Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn his loss are his loving family, wife Betty (Pittman), son Michael and daughter Stephanie; his mother Annie, Corner Brook; sisters Winnie (Wayne Matthews), Corner Brook; Cora (Ted Mierzwa), Mississauga, ON; Denise (David Sceviour), Corner Brook; Jill, St. Catherine's, ON; Joy (Shelby Janes), Corner Brook and Shirley (Gary Mosher), Irishtown; parents-in-law, Randolph and Daisy Pittman, Sop's Arm; and brother-in-law Bruce (Valerie), Sop's Arm along with a number of nieces and nephews and a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Al was a long-time member of the vestry of St. Peter's Anglican Church, Upper Gullies. He was president of the CBS Lion's Club and a member of the Elk's Lodge. Remains resting at James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews with visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 24. Burial will take place from St. Peter's Church, Upper Gullies, Monday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart Fund.


Wednesday, September 27, 2000

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Thursday, September 28, 2000

DEATH

SHEPPARD, Ralph Gabriel
Port au Port (Formerly of Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Gabriel Sheppard announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Anastasia and his two sons: Wayne (Shelly) Sheppard of Mississauga, ON, Shawn Sheppard of Nova Scotia; four daughters: Linda (Bill) Southwell of Stephenville, Faith (Erich) Fromm of Stephenville, Rosalind (Brian) Corrigan of Hudson, Quebec, Valerie (Joe) Tillman of St. John's and two step-sons: Jackie (Edie) Gaudon and Larkin Gaudon, all of Port au Port and six brothers: Neil Sheppard of Stephenville, Dave (Norma) Sheppard of Guelph, ON, Victor (Carol) Sheppard of Windsor, ON, Gene (Tina) Sheppard of Stephenville, Ronald (Roslyn) Sheppard of Corner Brook, Richard (Mary) Sheppard of Cape Broyle; one sister, Doris (Sam) McLean of Stephenville; ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Jean Sheppard on December 25, 1996 and his parents, Isaac and Audrey Sheppard. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Friday, September 29, 2000

DEATHS

HARNETT, Elizabeth H.
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth H. Harnett announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, Frank (Ivy) Harnett of Seldom; one daughter, Edith (Dan) Jeannotte of Richmond, BC; foster daughter, Theresa Blanchard of St. George's; three sisters: Rosie Hunt of Stephenville, Nora Nippard of Enbree, Amy Lyte of Ontario; 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Christopher Harnett in 1993. Her remains were forwarded to Fogo Island Funeral Home. Visitation will take place at the Anglican Church in Seldom, Fogo Island on Friday and Saturday. Funeral Services will take place on Sunday, October 1st at 4:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church, Seldom with interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Seldom. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WALSH, Agatha
Stephenville Crossing, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Agatha Walsh announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn four daughters: Barb Bennett (Phonse), Carol Dwyer (Andy), Stephenville Crossing, Sharon Walsh (Henrick), Burlington, ON, Sheila Walsh (Greg), Campbellford, ON; six sons: Gene (Donna), Pat (Zita), Jack (Debbie), Brian (Terri), Stephenville Crossing, Phil (Diana), Burlington, ON, Bernard (Shirley), St. John, NB; twenty-two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; her sisters: Mamie Young (Johnny), Blanche Swyers (Mike), Bernadette Hynes (Amedis), Margaret Lucas (Eve), and her brothers: Simon Hawkins (Philomena), Chris Hawkins, William Hawkins (Madonna), all from Stephenville Crossing, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Mike on April 4, 1986 and her parents Agatha and Andrew Hawkins. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 30th at 11:00 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery on Brook Street. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital will be graciously accepted.


Saturday, September 30, 2000

DEATHS

MOORES, Roy Freeman
48 St. Mark's Ave
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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Roy Moores announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 28th, 2000 at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his wife of 42 years, Freda; his son, Byron Roy (Ada) residing at Corner Brook; his daughters: Nancy Freeborn (Craig) residing at Fort Nelson, BC and Judy Normore (Reg) residing at Meadows; six grandchildren: Danica, Cheri-Lee, Jessica, Melissa, Michele and Michael; three brothers: Burt (Hazel) of Reidsville, Glen of Vancouver and Frank (Jean) of Beaumont; two sisters: Ruby Dyke (Frank) of St. Louis and Marie Potter (Doug) of Ottawa, ON; mother-in-law, Susie Parsons residing in the Mountainview Seniors Home in Meadows. He will be also missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Cuthburt and Edith Moores, brother, Eric, sister-in-law, Marjorie Moores and father-in-law, John T. Parsons. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Saturday during the hours of 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, October 8th, 2000 (date given in paper) at 3:00 p.m. from Humber United Church on Clarence Street with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Shriners or to the W.M.R.H. Pediatrics Unit. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

MITCHELL, Jeremiah W. (Jerry)
Allen's Road

It is with sadness that the family of the late Mr. Jerry Mitchell announce his passing at the D.V.A. Pavilion at the O'Connell Centre on Thursday, September 28th, 2000 at the age of 76 years. Jerry served in the Korean War (PPCLI). He will be sadly missed by his loving family: his wife, Jeanette (nee Humber); his daughter, Karen Power (Patrick, "Butch") residing at Corner Brook; sons: Roger (Diane) residing at Grand Falls-Windsor, Rex residing at Edmonton and Randy (Mary Kay) residing at Dartmouth, NS; three grandchildren: Sara and Jordan Power and Shelby Mitchell; one brother Leslie (Renee) Mitchell; sisters: Alma Allen (James), Ann Hilliard (William) and Whelimina Osmond (Bill) all residing at Corner Brook; sister-in-law Joan Mitchell of Springdale. He will be also missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: William and Emily Mitchell and brother, Maxwell. Visitation will take place at Wellington Funeral Home, 31 Wellington Street, Saturday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 and Sunday during the hours of 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, October 1st, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church on Curling Street with Rev. Ed King officiating. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the D.V.A. Pavilion at the O'Connell Centre, to the Heart and Stroke Foundation 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. All legionaries are encouraged by the legion to attend the funeral.

BIRTHS

COLEMAN
Dianne and Joseph Coleman of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their son Christopher Edward, on February 29, 2000, weighing 10 lb. 3 oz. at WMRH. Proud grandparents are Florence and George Knott and Irene and Joseph Coleman of Corner Brook.

MURPHY
Born to Brad and Michelle Murphy July 21, 2000 at The Ottawa General Hospital, Ryan Bradley Ralph, weighing 7 lb. 3 oz. Proud Grandparents are John and Margaret Murphy and Linday and Marjorie Stratton.

ENGAGEMENT

KINDEN / SAMMS
Roy and Lu Kinden of Stephenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Maureen, to Jeff Samms, son of Don and Rose Samms of Stephenville. The engagement took place on July 29, 2000 in Calgary, Alberta. Wedding plans are for July 28, 2001 in Stephenville.

WEDDING

GOODEY / CASHIN
A beautiful wedding took place on July 14, 2000 between Karen, daughter of Arthur and Lorraine Goodey of Corner Brook, and Lance, son of Andrew and Marie Cashin of Corner Brook. Carla Goodey (twin sister of the bride) was Matron of Honour and Johnny Simms was Best Man. Andrea Fisher and Colleen Cashin were Bridesmaids. Dwight Kettle and Patrick Harkins were Groomsmen. The ceremony was officiated by Reverend Edward King at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Curling. Andrea Goodey was Master of Ceremonies and Jonathon Park was our Usher. Special thanks to Penny's Photography and Humber Nurseries. Also special thanks to our family and friends who made our day even more beautiful.

BURDEN / PYE
Ted and Ada Burden of Steady Brook and Chris and Rita Pye of Mount Moriah are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter and son. A tranquil outdoor ceremony at Strawberry Hill Resort was the setting for the marriage of Tara Burden and Jason Pye. The couple pledged their love in front of their closest friends and relatives on September 1, 2000. The families would like to thank all who were a part of the special day, especially honour attendants: Nancy Vaters, Trina Burden, Alecia Gardner, Dwayne Hackett and Cory Pye. Tara and Jason honeymooned in Cuba and reside in Massey Drive.

 

 

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