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The Western Star Newspaper
September 2003

 

Monday, September 1, 2003

In observance of Labour Day, The Western Star will not publish Monday, Sept. 1, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume and offices reopen Tuesday, Sept. 2.


Tuesday, September 2, 2003

DEATHS

CHILDS, Harold Chesley
Lark Harbour, NL
WW2 Veteran (Royal Navy)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Chesley Childs announce his sudden passing on Monday, September 1st, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 80th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years Mary; son Garland & wife Jeanie; daughters: Suzanne Childs (Howard) and Rosalyn Sheppard (Rendell); foster daughter Heather Traverse (Rick) all residing in Lark Harbour; 10 grandchildren: Steven, Jeffrey, Ryan, Johnny, Melanie, Dennis, Dale, Trina, Richard and Regie; 6 great-grandchildren: Kirkland, Dayna, Denise, Craig, Dawson and Mia; 2 brothers: Ronald (Mamie), Lark Harbour, Soloman (Marie), Yarmouth, NS; brothers-in-law: Roland Sheppard, Kenneth Druggett; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Clara Childs; sisters: Ruby, Elsie, Bessie and Mary; brothers: Bill and Herbert. The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Reverend Joyce Payne officiating followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SEAR, Frances Maud
Peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, September 1st, 2003 at the age of 71 years, after a courageous battle with kidney failure. Beloved wife and best friend of Dave Sear. Deeply loved and missed by her daughter Cathy (Brent Robitaille) and her 9 week old granddaughter Katelyn Frances. Lovingly remembered by sisters Phyllis Burgher, Norma (Ronald Sturge) and by her brother Kevin (Laura Penney). Predeceased by her brother Gerald Penney. Frances will be fondly remembered by her nieces Janice Schryver, Jackie (Carl Nattrass), Pauline (Joe Laidman), Karen (Ric Van de Keift), Christine Penney and her nephew David Sturge as well by many friends. A memorial service will be held at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd., Orleans, on Thursday, September 4th, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Family members will be present as of 10:00 a.m. to receive condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada (613) 724-9953 or to the Alzheimer Society (613) 523-4004, would be appreciated. Condolences and donations may be made at www.heritagefh.ca

SAMMS, Reuben E.
Norris Point, NL
June 22, 1920 - August 30, 2003

Passed away peacefully at the Norris Point Hospital with his family by his side, Reuben Eric Samms, age 83, on Saturday, August 30, 2003. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Ada; stepchildren: Fred (Mary) Harding, Corner Brook, Otto (Maisie) Harding, Stephenville, Sandra (Cyril) Payne, Pasadena and Lloyd (Bride) Harding, Norris Point; grandchildren: Chris, Cathy, Jason, Wendy (Jason), Michael (Tara), Cheri, Timothy, Jeffrey, Janice and one great-granddaughter, Emily; brothers: Ned (Aggie) and Lewis, Norris Point; sisters-in-law: Sarah Samms, Norris Point, Marie Samms, Corner Brook, as well as a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, in-laws and friends. Special thanks to Western Memorial Hospital and the Bonne Bay Health Centre. Visitation began Sunday, August 31st, at noon from the RC Parish Holy Spirit Church, Norris Point from where the funeral service was held on Monday, September 1, 2003 at 2:00 p.m., Fr. Devine officiated. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre Funeral Homes Ltd., Deer Lake.

RENDELL, James Hudson
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Rendell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, August 31, 2003 at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Mrs. Ada Rendell (nee Attwood); daughters: Elizabeth Rendell, Corner Brook, and Linda Ward (David), Grand Valley, Ontario; brother Mr. George Rendell (Jeanette), Kelowna, BC, sister Margaret Howe, Toronto, ON, brother-in-law Albert Attwood, Corner Brook, sister-in-law Blanche Knee, Badgers Quay, Bonavista Bay, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 2nd, at 3:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society or to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, September 3, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, September 4, 2003

DEATHS

SKANES, Edith Jean
11 Montgomery Street, Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Skanes announce her passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Wednesday, September 3, 2003 at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sisters: Gwen Skanes, Diana Osmond and Mary Skanes; nieces: Brenda Bray (Gary), Beverly Skanes (Dave McLennon), Elizabeth Skanes (Kent Jingfors) and Margaret Wilson; nephews: Brian Skanes (Roberta), Allan Skanes (Dianne), David Osmond (Maxine) and Derek Osmond; aunt Emma Mastin, sister-in-law Jean Skanes, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Reginald and Edith Skanes, brother Eric and brother-in-law Jack Osmond. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 6th, at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist or to the Cancer Centre, Western Region. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Davis J.
Stephenville
Formerly of Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Davis Young announce his passing at his residence on Wednesday September 3rd 2003 at the age of 61 years. He will be sadly missed by his girlfriend Sherry White in Stephenville, his two sons: David (Sonya) in Nova Scotia and Roger (Andrea) in Stephenville, his two daughters: Brenda McFatridge (Tony) in Cold Brook and Vanessa Young (Gerald) in Cape St. George. He also leaves five brothers: Lloyd (Barb), Eddy (Florence), Ernest (Geraldine), Terry (Theresa) and Albert all in Stephenville Crossing, three sisters: Joanne (Gary) Butt in Carbonear, Madonna (Nick) Whelan and Lorraine (Alvin) Smith both in Stephenville Crossing along with six grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Elizabeth. Funeral services will take place on Saturday September 6th 2003 at 10 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Brook Street. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Station Road in Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted.


Friday, September 5, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, September 6, 2003

DEATHS

SHEPPARD / NEUMANN, Doris Grace
Brampton, Ontario
(Formerly of Stephenville, NL)
June 15, 1919 - September 1, 2003

Grace was vacationing with family at Fort McMurray, Alberta when she slipped her earthly bonds and went to her eternal rest. She was predeceased by her first husband, Dorman Sheppard (1973), their daughter, Joan (1990), her second husband, Paul Neumann (2002) as well as three sisters: Ann, Dora and Bertha. Lovingly remembered by two sons and their wives, Leroy (Beulah) and George (Della) and two brothers: Raymond and Andrew Holmes. "Nan" was loved and adored by her ten grandchildren: Vicky, Rick, Stephen, Jennifer, Raymond, Jason, Colleen, Karen, Trevor and Jeff. "Nanny Grace" was special to twenty great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She will be missed by seven wonderful step-children: Elmer, Addie, Norma, Don, Ruth, Carol, Diane, their spouses and families, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Although her loss fills us with sorrow, our hearts are filled with love and fond memories as we celebrate her life on Saturday, September 6, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at the Zion Pentecostal Church, Carolina Avenue, Stephenville. Pastors Shawn and Mary Bowers officiating. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

GRIFFIN, Mary Joan
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Joan Griffin announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday, September 4, 2003 in her 84th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughter Josephine and two sisters: Jackie and Elizabeth. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Josephine Griffin; stepfather, John Brake; two stepbrothers, Raymond and Daniel; sisters: Pauline, Dorothy, Florence and Connie. Funeral services will be held today at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Camacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, ph. 634-2500.

MOWBRAY, Dr. P.J.
Memorial Service

A Memorial service will be held for the late Dr. Mowbray on Sunday 7th Sept. at 7 p.m. at First United Church, Park St., Corner Brook.

ENGAGEMENT

GALLANT & KING
Sheila & Dan Gallant of Stephenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa, to Dion King, son of Marjorie and Cyril King, also of Stephenville. The engagement took place August 11, 2003. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom, Dad, and her sister Danielle.

WEDDING

DOUCETTE & CARON
A beautiful wedding took place in Kelowna, BC on May 16/03, of Brenda Marie, daughter of Irene and the late Bernard Doucette of Corner Brook, to Robert Daniel, son of Mrs. Frances Caron and the late Doctor Richard Caron of Montreal, Quebec. Both mothers attended their children's wedding. Robert and Brenda spent their honeymoon in Mexico. Robert & Brenda reside in Kelowna, BC.

BIRTH

BRAKE
Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan Brake are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tyler Jason Johnathan Francis, born on May 29, 2003 weighing 10 lb. 10 oz. Proud Godparents are Jason Blackwood (uncle), Jocelyn Marshall (cousin), and John Griffin (friend).

CHURCHILL
Steve and Doreen Churchill are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Samantha Dorenka, on July 27th, 2003, weighing 6 lb. 7 oz. at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Matt and Lorraine Churchill and Stan and Bernice Pieda.

HARRISON
On August 10th, 2003 five generations were present when Fr. Johnathan Rowe christened Katherine Anne (Katie) Harrison, daughter of Mark & Cynthia Harrison of Fort McMurray, AB at the Church of St. Simon & St. Jude in Trout River. Godparents were Mark, Cynthia, Sarah Aubert & Uncle Justin. Katie's mom is the former Cynthia Hann. Grandfather Varrick C. Hann, great-grandfather Varrick A. Hann, and great-great-great-aunt 93 year old Delilah Duval. (A photo of the five generations accompanied this announcement)


Monday, September 8, 2003

DEATHS

BRAKE, Clifton Cornelius Blanchard
Meadows, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clifton Brake announce his sudden passing on Friday September 5, 2003 at Mountainview Home, Meadows at the age of 73 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his four sisters: Maxine House (Albert), Frances Hann (Bert), Mona Davis (Owen), all residing in Meadows, and Gwennie Parsons (Richard), Summerside; three brothers: Raymond (Mercedes), George (Avril) and Roland (Molly), Meadows; daughter Jeanette Brake (Elden), Gillams; two grandchildren: Colin and Connie Brake, Gillams, special nephew Justin House, sister-in-law Mary Brake, Mountainview Home, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Francis and Maude Brake, brothers: Rouse, Reginald and Noble, sister Claudia Brake, sister-in-law Shirley Brake. Friends visited Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows on Sunday and Monday morning from where funeral services will take place on Monday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. Officiated by Rev. Sidney Payne, interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

MEANEY, Lawrence P.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Meaney announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Sunday September 7, 2003 at the age of 74 years. He leaves with fond and loving memories his wife Alice, two sons: Lawrence Jr. (Roma) in St. John's and Gary (Jeanie) in Stephanie, two daughters Carmelita (Danny) Courtney in Manuels and Alicia Meaney in Lourdes along with his three grandchildren: Grant and Cara Courtney and Travis Meaney. He also leaves his two brothers: Patrick (Ellie) in Gander and Louis (Marie) in Lourdes, his four sisters: Ellen Drake in Lourdes, Margaret (Jervis) Flynn in West Bay, Bernice (Howard) Flynn in Alberta and Viola (Bobby) Flynn in Kippens along with a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Monica, his brother James and his sister Theresa. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway in Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Newfoundland Heart and Stroke Foundation.

ANDERSON, Gordon Eugene
Toronto, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

Passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2003, Gordon Anderson at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario at the age of 63 years. He is the son of Mabel and the late Jim Anderson of 30 Washington Street, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his mother, Mrs. Mabel Anderson, sisters and brothers: Audrey Hewlett (Tom), Corner Brook, Calvin (Olga), Toronto, ON, Wilson (Myra), Corner Brook, Linda Wheeler (Gordon), Corner Brook, Norman (Judy), Corner Brook, Doreen Barry (Jerome), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Penney and his father James Anderson. A memorial service will take place from All Saints Church, Clarence Street on Thursday, September 11 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Region.

BLANCHARD, Edward Laurence
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Laurence Blanchard announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday September 5, 2003 at the age of 67. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughters: Dallas George (David) of McIvers, Arlene Payne (Lemuel) Cox's Cove, sons Shawn (Christina) of McIvers, Kirby (Deanna) of Ontario, Lawrence (Peggy) of Meadows. Grandchildren Stephanie, Annette, David, Sonya, Shane, Jamie, Melissa, Mitch and Michael. Also leaving to mourn is his companion Ida Park of Gillams, one brother Rodney and two sisters, Rita and Violet, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Laurence was predeceased by his wife Emma in 1998. Funeral services will be held today, Monday, September 8, 2003 at Epiphany Anglican Church, McIvers with Rev. Coles officiating. Interment to follow at church cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative care unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

COOPER, Elizabeth Banks
Deer Lake (Formerly of Thurso, Scotland)
Nov. 27, 1921 - Sept. 6, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Banks Cooper announce her passing on Saturday September 6, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 81st year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Douglas of 59 years, her daughters: Doreen (George) Dunn of Scotland, Doris (David) Ashton, Alberta, Yvonne (Roy) Whalen, Sandra (Jerome) Fitsgerald, Audrey (Terry) Bennett all of Deer Lake, Donna (Stephen) of Alberta, her sons: John (Louise) of Sutherland, England, Dean (Theresa) Cooper of Goulds, her special granddaughter Paula (Leslie) Humphrey of Deer Lake, also her grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 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 on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake with Capt. Hopkins officiating, interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road. By request of the family flowers or donations to the Palliative care unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital would graciously be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, September 9, 2003

DEATHS

BUTT, Clara
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clara Butt announce her passing on Sunday, September 7, 2003, at the O'Connell Center, at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn daughters Lorraine Bugden (Howard) of Corner Brook, Helen Bendell (Jim) of Dartmouth; son John (Jean) of Corner Brook; grandsons Chris Butt (Angela) and great-granddaugher Katie of Kingston, Mike Butt (Linda) of Cambridge Bay, NWT; brothers Robert Stone of Lark Harbour, Victor Stone (Ethel) of Forteau; sister Dora Stone, Red Bay; sisters-in-law Gwen Butt and Cavell Butt; and a large circle of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Bert (1995); brothers Hubert, Wilfred, Stanley, William; and sister Jessie. The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 11th at 2:00 p.m. from The Memorial United Church, Curling Street, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Memorial United Church or the O'Connell Center. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made to our website www.fillatre.ca

ANDERSON, Gordon Eugene
Toronto, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

Passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2003, Gordon Anderson at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario at the age of 63 years. He is the son of Mabel and the late Jim Anderson of 30 Washington Street, Corner Brook. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his mother, Mrs. Mabel Anderson, sisters and brothers: Audrey Hewlett (Tom), Corner Brook, Calvin (Olga), Toronto, ON, Wilson (Myra), Corner Brook, Linda Wheeler (Gordon), Corner Brook, Norman (Judy), Corner Brook, Doreen Barry (Jerome), Corner Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Penney and his father James Anderson. A memorial service will take place from All Saints Church, Clarence Street on Thursday, September 11 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Region.


Wednesday, September 10, 2003

DEATHS

SHEPPARD, Reginald Louis
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Sheppard announce his passing on Monday, September 8, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 81. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy (nee Pennell); two daughters: Bernice Sheppard (David), Pauline Sheppard (Paul); five grandchildren: Peter (Soraya), Dennis (Barbara), Kelly Childs (Johnny), Jeannie and fiancé George Park, Dwayne and fiancée Jodi Humber; 6 great grandchildren: Branden, Cole, Ty, Kirkland, Bobbi and Nathan; sisters: Marion Fiander (Aubrey), Dartmouth, NS, Ruby Wheeler, York Harbour, Loretta (Reverend Charles Greene), St. John's; brothers: Roland Sheppard, Lark Harbour, Ivan Sheppard (Marilyn), Dartmouth, NS, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Leta Sheppard. The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 11th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Canon Joyce Payne officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses or St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUTT, Clara
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clara Butt announce her passing on Sunday, September 7, 2003, at the O'Connell Center, at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn daughters Lorraine Bugden (Howard) of Corner Brook, Helen Bendell (Jim) of Dartmouth; son John (Jean) of Corner Brook; grandsons Chris Butt (Angela) and great-granddaugher Katie of Kingston, Mike Butt (Linda) of Cambridge Bay, NWT; brothers Robert Stone of Lark Harbour, Victor Stone (Ethel) of Forteau; sister Dora Stone, Red Bay; sisters-in-law Gwen Butt and Cavell Butt; and a large circle of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Bert (1995); brothers Hubert, Wilfred, Stanley, William; and sister Jessie. The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 11th at 2:00 p.m. from The Memorial United Church, Curling Street, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Memorial United Church or the O'Connell Center. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made to our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, September 11, 2003

DEATHS

BRAKE, Edith M.
Meadows, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith Brake announce her passing on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors in Corner Brook in her 91st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children; three daughters: Ida Park, Gillams, Bernice (Robert Wetmore), Everett, Ontario, Nela (Donald Elliott), Richmond Hill, Ontario, three sons: David (Judy), Cox's Cove, Wayne, Bancroft, Ontario and Noal (Mary), Meadows, 27 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren, sister Nona George, Corner Brook, brother Arthur Ellsworth, Mountainview Home, Meadows, sister-in-law Bessy Ellsworth, Kelowna, BC, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Gordon, 1964, daughters Eileen and Ena Brake, grandchildren Flora Pike, Gordon, Danny and Robin Stone, sister Lida Gillam, brothers: Stewart Wight, Clayton Ellsworth and Ralph Ellsworth, sisters-in-law: Sarah Wight, Mariah Ellsworth and Matilda Ellsworth, brother-in-law Augustus Gillam and sons-in-law: Eli Park, Reginald Brake and Harry Brake. Friends may visit Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows beginning on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 13, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

BLANCHARD, Leonard
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leonard Blanchard announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at the age of 51 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary and one son, Lenny of St. George's, one daughter, Gizelle Blanchard of St. George's and three brothers: Gerard (Lorraine) Blanchard of Stephenville Crossing, Danny (Ann) Blanchard of St. George's, Shawn (Melina) Blanchard of Calgary and four sisters: Linda Blanchard (Joe) of St. George's, Rita (Ed) Hawco of Calgary, Betty (Sandy) Young of St. George's, Beatrice (Tommy) White of St. George's and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Stephen and Ann Blanchard. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's on Thursday. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, September 12th at 10:00 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.


Friday, September 12, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, September 13, 2003

DEATH

ROPSON, Lucy Ann
Pollards Point
Oct. 18th, 1912 - Sept. 11th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lucy Ann Ropson announce her passing on Thursday, September 11th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Edna (Simeon) Loder of Pollards Point, Eugene (Marjorie) of Baie Verte, Lebert (Golda) of St. Anthony, Evelyn (Guy) Johnson of Alberta, Triffena (Edward) Gale of Pollards Point and Patricia (Floyd) Adam of Labrador City. Eighteen grandchildren, twenty one great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Her sister Mary (Roland) Lane of Englee. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony today, Saturday where also Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 P.M. with Capt. Mouland 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"

BIRTH

GILLINGHAM
On August 6th, 2003, Matt & Michelle Gillingham were blessed with the arrival of a beautiful baby girl. weighing 8 lb. 2 oz, Ella Marie Gillingham was born at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario. Welcome our little angel.

ENGAGEMENT

HODDER - DRAKE
Carla Elizabeth Mae Hodder
and Michael Dwayne Drake are happy to announce that they were engaged on April 20, and will be married on March 27, 2004. Carla is the daughter of Frederica (Eric) Collins and Jim (Cathy) Hodder. Michael is the son of Emma Drake, St. John's. Carla received her third degree, B. Ed., in the May convocation where she was awarded Dean's list standing. Best wishes, Carla and Michael, from all your family and friends.

WEDDING

SAMMS - KINDEN
On July 26, 2003 at the Anglican Church in Stephenville surrounded by family & friends. Donna Samms and Tim Kinden were united in marriage, Rev. Edmund officiated the ceremony. Matron of honour was Maureen Samms, bridesmaids were Sandra Madore, Kenna Pelley & Dana Boyd. Best man was Tyson White, groomsmen were Gerard Brake, Justin House & Jeff Samms. Many thanks to all who helped in the preparations. Special thanks to Sharon Hall, Joanne and Garry Coffin, Leah Brennan, Ronnie White, Paula Kinden and Ruth Janes. Best wishes from the two families, Don and Rose Samms and Lu and Roy Kinden. The couple reside in Calgary, Alberta.

GOOCH & SIGOUIN
On August 23, 2003 Teri Gooch, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. David Gooch and granddaughter of Louise and the late Cletus White of Stephenville Crossing was married to Eric Sigouin, son of Jean and Suzanne Sigouin. Teri, formerly from Gander is presently living in Airdrie, Alberta where she met Eric who is originally from Aylmer, Quebec. The Catholic ceremony was held in Eric's home town of Aylmer but Newfoundland was well represented by many of Teri's aunts, uncles and cousins who made the trip.

KEATS - ASH
Congratulations are extended to Leah Keats and Rob Ash who were married on August 2nd, 2003, at Zion Pentecostal Church, Stephenville. The great-uncle of the groom, Major Fred Ash of the Salvation Army's Toronto Territorial Headquarters, performed the ceremony assisted by Pastor Sean Bowers of Stephenville. Laurie Muise, sister of the bride, was matron of honour and Ryan Durnford, friend of the groom, was best man. Dinner and reception followed at the Port au Port Room, Holiday Inn, Stephenville. Rob and Leah both graduated on the Dean's list of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, N.B. in May, 2003. Leah with a B.A. (English) and Rob with a B.A. (Criminology/English). Rob was also awarded the Abdul Lodhi prize for highest standing in Criminology and Social Justice. They are presently residing in Fredericton and continuing their studies together in the Faculty of Education at STU. Love and best wishes from parents, Malcolm and Sandra Keats and Gary and Cathy Ash, family and friends.


Monday, September 15, 2003

DEATHS

BOZEC, Mathilda
Black Duck Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mathilda Bozec announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, September 12, 2003 at the age of 94 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Philip Neri (Sheila) Bozec of Black Duck Brook, Eric Bozec of Thunder Bay, Ontario and four daughters: Pauline Abbott of Felix Cove, Sister Gladys Bozec of Stephenville Crossing, Imelda (Allen) Stewart of Winnipeg, Leonie Bozec of Black Duck Brook and two brothers: Adolph Lainey of Winterhouses, Anthony Lainey of Ottawa, one sister Eleanor Marche of Port au Port, thirteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, one great great grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph in 1997 and her son, Guy in 1985. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Monday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, September 16th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Winterhouses. As expressions of sympathy, flowers would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

WHEELER, Reginald
Howley
Nov. 13th, 1940 - Sept. 13th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Wheeler announce his passing on Saturday, September 13th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 62nd year. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, Norman (Ruby) and Harry both of Deer Lake. Also Stella & Bruce Colbourne and their family with whom he resided with in Corner Brook. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and Titus Wheeler, brothers, Elmo, Maxwell, Alonzo, Hubert and Kenneth, two sisters, Ruby and Irene. Visitation took place from the Pentecostal Church in Howley on Sunday where also funeral services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Rowe 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"

ANNIVERSARY

60th ANNIVERSARY

SMITH
Larry and Nina Smith
of Corner Brook are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Best wishes from their six children, Wade, Betty, Lorna, Trudy, Doreen and Rendell, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The Smiths will celebrate the day with family and friends.


Tuesday, September 16, 2003

DEATH

WILLIAMS, Paul Walter Stanley
It is with great sorrow that the family of Paul Williams announces his passing on Saturday, September 13, 2003 at the Labrador Health Centre, Happy Valley Goose Bay, Labrador in his 55th year. Predeceased by his father, John W. A. Williams and brother-in-law, Bill Poirier. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Kay (Poirier) and his son Martin John (Tammy Hughes). Left with fond and loving memories are: mother, Vera Williams, Hamilton, Ontario; brothers, John (Margaret), Mount Pearl, NL, Mike (Gwen), St. John's, NL; sisters, Camilla, Guelph, Ontario, Yvonne, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Mary, Oakville, Ontario; mother-in-law, Muriel Poirier, Gander; sisters-in-law, Florence, Ann and Mary; brothers-in-law, Larry, Alex, Pat and Claude and also Poppy Paul's special little friend, Shikara. Paul joined Universal Helicopter's Ltd. 37 years ago as an apprentice mechanic at the age of eighteen and advanced through the ranks to become President and CEO of the company, a position he held until his recent retirement. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 45 Aspen Drive, Happy Valley Goose Bay Labrador. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace. Donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Wednesday, September 17, 2003

DEATHS

MARCHE, Margaret Mary (nee Bonia)
Passed away after a lengthy illness on Sunday, September 14, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre, Margaret M. Marche aged 72 years. Predeceased by granddaughter Melissa Jensen; son-in-law Louis Marcotte; sisters: Rose Hilliard, Theresa Stamp and Mary Walsh. Leaving to mourn her devoted husband of 52 years, Herman; loving children Bernadette Marcott, Joseph (Annette), Greta Jensen (Tom), Leona Baker (Harold), Aloise Brown (Blair), Carl (Judy) and Tina Marche; beloved grandchildren: Troy, Dean, Chad, Lisa, Tony, Brandyn, Maria, Shelley, Jeffrey, Sara, Andrew, Kevin, Joelle and Paige; cherished great-grandchildren Samantha, Kassandra, Tiana, Madison and Seraphina. Also leaving to mourn brothers Albert and Michael (Irene) Bonia; sisters: Emma Tobin (Alec), Betty Walsh (Kenneth) and Rita Hannon (Eugene); nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Wednesday from 10-12, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 18, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Peter's Church, Mount Pearl with interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

SHARPE, Marion (nee Green)
Deer Lake, NL

Passed peacefully away on Monday, September 15, 2003 at her residence on Farm Road, Deer Lake, Marion Sharpe at the age of 93. She was predeceased by her husband Frank Sharpe, her parents Eli and Carrie Green and brothers: Jim, Arthur, Jesse and Cyril Green. Leaving to mourn, her two sisters: Susie Wells of Stephenville Crossing and Sadie Kirby of Deer Lake; nephews: Cyril Kirby, Fred Wells, Derek Wells, Ray Sharpe and nieces: Beatrice Green and Linda (Sharpe) Deveau and their families, as well as a large circle of cousins and special friends. Marion and Frank were former residents of Washington Street, Corner Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or to St. Michael and All Angels Memorial Fund. The family received friends on Tuesday evening from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 17th from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Canon Byron Barter officiating. Interment will be at the Anglican Cemetery on Farm Road, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, September 18, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, September 19, 2003

DEATH

BALL, Yvonne Bertha (nee Ball)
Deer Lake
June 23, 1938 - Sept. 18, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Yvonne Ball announce her passing at the Health Science Center in her 66th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Dempsey of 43 years. She will be sadly missed by her children Dan (Ann) of Deer Lake, Craig (Irene) of St. Anthony, Susan (Robert) Curtis of Port aux Basques, Kim Piercey, Trevor (Amanda) and Kirk (Jacqueline) all of Deer Lake. Her six grandchildren, which were her pride and joy: Jerry, Brittany, Bethany, Jordan, Brandon, and Baylie. Also leaving to mourn special extended family members, nephew Brian (Ivy) King, Jennifer Churchill-Bartlett (Brent), and Ken and Jason Rowbottom and families. Sisters: Maxine (John) Chaulk, Peggy (John) Caines, Sophie (Terry), Ellen, Margaret (Pleman) Manuel, and Joy. Brother: Scott (Carol). Sisters-in-law: Dulcie (Cecil) Parsons, Mona (Roy) Campbell, Grace (Jabez) Critch, and Elenor. Brothers-in-law Ralph, Harold (Rowena), Ivan (Gareen), and Ward Jr. (Ramona). Also a large group of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Scott, sisters Valetta and Louise, and nephew Darren. Visitation will take place at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 19, and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, September 20. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m. at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake, Pastor Baker officiating, with interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Wight's Road. Flowers or donations in her memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, September 20, 2003

DEATHS

HOUSE, Albert Leslie
Meadows, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Leslie House announce his passing on Friday, September 19th, 2003 at his family residence, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 57 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Maxine; seven children: Peggy Brake, Corner Brook, Kimberly King (Clyde), Meadows, Lori Wells (Reg), Port Saunders, Shelly House-Borden (Greg), Hugh's Brook, Vicki House, Meadows, Tracy Butt (Brad), Corner Brook, Justin House, Meadows; six grandchildren: Casey, Tyler, Brittany, Lucas, Lacey and Taylor; brothers: Milton House, Elwood Tucker (Neila); sisters: Laura Kingston, Daniel's Harbour, Liza Bragg (Gord), Rowena Wickens (Larry), Meadows; aunts: Eliza Hynes (Leo), Cow Head, Bridgette Christopher, Meadows; uncles: Simon Tucker (Catherine), Meadows, Milton House, Ontario, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Leslie and Stella House, son-in-law John House. The funeral service will be held Monday, September 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. from the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows, Reverend Sidney Payne officiating followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Saturday evening and on Sunday. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

CARBERRY, Margaret Louise (Peggy)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peggy Carberry announce her sudden passing on Friday, September 19th, 2003 at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn her mother Mabel Carberry; four brothers: Robert (Julia), Terry (Pauline), Eric (Betty), Keith (Kim); three sisters: Ruth (Ray) Compton, Cathy (Morris) Forgét, Lois; nieces and nephews: Lisa (Darryl) Salmon, Raymond, Keith, Melanie, Robert, Terri-Lynn (Steve) Barry, Paul, Krista, April, Mark, Ashley and Robin, and numerous aunts, uncles, friends and co-workers. She was predeceased by her father Austin Carberry, February 17, 2003. The funeral and visitation information will be announced. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

CLARKE, Bertha
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Bertha Clarke announce her passing on Friday, September 19, 2003 at The Interfaith Home, Corner Brook, in her 110th year. She is survived by grandsons: William, Vancouver; Robert (Marie), Mount Pearl; John (Margaret), Mount Pearl; Malcolm (Andrea), Saskatoon, Sask.; Ralph (Peggy), Prince George, BC; Richard (Dina), Brampton, ON; granddaughters: Joy (Greg) Taaffe, Corner Brook; June, Red Deer, Alta; Susan (Keith) Spencer, Saskatoon, Sask; also by fifteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her loving husband Herbert Clarke (1973), son Herbert Clarke Jr. (1994), daughter-in-law Margaret Clarke (1996) and grandson Jim Clarke (1995). The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Major Gary Cook officiating, with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive or to The Interfaith Home. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BROWN, Rita Loretta
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Brown announce her passing on Friday, September 19th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 89th year. She will be sadly missed by her 10 children: George (Vera), Henry (Lorraine), Howard (Dot), Doris O'Dell, Angela Hase (Don), Kay Piercey, Linda Locke (Lloyd), Gloria Brown (Frank), Margaret Crawford (Doug), Vera Nelson (Ron); daughter-in-law Carrie Brown; thirty two grandchildren, forty nine great-grandchildren, sister Edith Wheeler (Roland), sisters-in-law: Evelyn Barnes, Rose Barnes, Angeline Brown, Lillian Langer and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur Brown (1994), son William Brown, sisters Ida Wheeler, Jessie Strickland, brothers Harry Barnes, Enis Barnes and sister-in-law Margaret Williams. The funeral service will be held Monday, September 22nd at 10:30 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, 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, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

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Bertha Clarke dies in 110th year (photo accompanied story)
Bertha Clarke
, believed to be Newfoundland and Labrador's oldest resident, has died. Mrs. Clarke passed away Friday at the Interfaith Home for Senior Citizens in Corner Brook. She would have turned 110 years old on Oct. 20. Mrs. Clarke was born in 1893 to William and Sarah Caravan of Lushes Bight. She married Herbert Clarke and they had one son Herbert Jr. Her son and his wife Margaret had 10 children. She became a resident of the Interfaith Home when she was 88, having lived her life prior to that independently. Besides her 10 grandchildren, Mrs. Clarke and 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Clarke was predeceased by her husband in 1973 and by Herbert Jr. in 1994, as well as by her daughter-in-law Margaret Clarke in 1996 and grandson Jim Clarke in 1995. The Clarke family will be receiving visitors at Fillatre's Funeral Home on St. Mark's Avenue from 6-9 p.m. Sunday. The funeral service will take place Monday at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple on O'Connell Drive with interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery.

50th Wedding Anniversary

BRAYE
Congratulations to Rex and Gae Braye who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were united in marriage on Sept. 21, 1953, by Rev. Loder at St. John the Evangelist Church in Corner Brook. Best wishes are lovingly sent from their four children, Gary, Robert, Lisa and Diane, and their families. Family and friends are invited to join them at the family home, 15 Sherwood Ave., for an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Best wishes will be your special gift.

BIRTH

LUTHER
Ethan Bradley
was born on July 9, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces. He is the son of proud parents Shelly and Brad Luther of Corner Brook. Special thanks to family and friends for all the beautiful gifts and well wishes on his arrival.

COLBOURNE
Chloe Emma Michelle
was born on April 13, 2003, weighing 9 lb. at WMRH in Corner Brook. She was welcomed by her big sister Hailey & her parents Corina & Stephen of Norris Point. Also, welcomed by her grandparents Brada & George Tucker of Norris Point, Nora Colbourne of St. Paul's & great-grandparents Eulah & Chesley Howell of Norris Point, Mary & Josipha Tucker of St. John's & Flora Bennett of St. Paul's.

ADLINGTON
Hi, my name is Rebecca Lynn Adlington. I was born on May 8, 2003 at the Health Science Center in St. John's weighing in at 2 lb. 11 oz. My mommy Chrystal Bellows and daddy Wayne Adlington are very proud to announce my arrival! I also have very thrilled grandparents whom are Ben & Helen Bellows and Raymond & Sandra Adlington, along with my aunt Tina, aunt Tanya, uncle Cory and uncle Raymond.

WELLON
Tracey Bridger and Bob Wellon are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Spencer Caius Jason Wellon, born September 6, 2003 at the WHC, weighing 9 lb. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Spencer and Monica Bridger of St. John's and John and Ruby Wellon of Deer Lake. Special thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh, Dr. Steven Parsons, Dr. Cherry Pike, caseroom nurses Regina and Lisa and all 5 NB staff. We would also like to thank our family and friends for all their support and kindness.

WHITELEY
On May 29th, 2003, Cecil and Kristin Whiteley of Newcastle, ON, were blessed with the safe arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Isabelle Morgan Whiteley, weighing 7 lb. 4 oz. Precious granddaughter of Linda and Cyril Baker of Corner Brook, NL, Jane and Neil Armstrong of Whitby, ON, great-granddaughter of Mrs. Florence Armstrong of Oshawa, ON. Welcome our little angel.

POWER
Bradley Power would like to announce the birth of his baby sister Sarah Jean on August 12th, 2003 weighing 5 lb. 11 oz. Proud parents are Lori and Darryl Power and grandparents are Gloria and Derek Lewis.

WEDDING

HEARN / ALBERTI
John Jr. and Janet Hearn of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Shawn, to Anna Marie Alberti, daughter of Enrico and Louise Alberti, of Chicago, Illinois. They were married on July 26, 2003 in Chicago, at St. Juliana Church, followed by a beautiful reception at Poretta's, where a large number of relatives and friends from Canada were in attendance. The duties of best man were performed by Christopher Hearn, only brother of the groom, maid of honour was Lisa Conte, only sister of the bride. They then returned to Corner Brook, where a celebration was held at the Westmount Club on August 2, 2003, Shawn and Anna Marie currently reside and work in Chicago, Illinois.

TUCKER / COLBOURNE
George and Brada Tucker of Norris Point, NL are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Corina Michelle to Stephen Matthew Colbourne. The marriage took place on July 26, 2003 at 4:00 p.m., The Church of the Good Shepherd in Norris Point, Rev. John H. Olsson II officiating. The bridal party consisted of the maid of honour, Amanda McKenzie (friend of the bride); the bridesmaids: Bianca Dennis (cousin of the bride), Denise Young (aunt of the bride), & Safron Colbourne (sister of the groom); bestman Cleon Colbourne (brother of the groom); the groomsmen: Colin Tucker (brother of the bride), Matthew Bennett (uncle of the groom), & Konrad Colbourne (brother of the groom); the flowergirls, Hailey & Chloe Colbourne (daughters of the bride & groom); & ring bearer, Randy Tucker (nephew of the bride). Stephen and Corina are residing in Norris Point.


Monday, September 22, 2003

DEATHS

SKEFFINGTON, Adrian "Maxwell"
Sept. 19, 1940 - Sept. 20, 2003
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Adrian "Maxwell" Skeffington announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at the age of 63. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend, Winnifred (nee Hackett), daughters: Deanne and Kimberly (Darrin) and grandchildren: Melina and Joshua Didychuk. Joining the family in their sorrow are brothers: Alonzo (Flossie) of Alberta, Allister (Norma) of Gambo, and surrogate brother Lonz Blackwood (Betty) of Ontario, and sister, Irene Feltham of Glovertown. Mother-in-law Victoria Hackett, sisters-in-law: Eva Lusky, Veronica Benoit, Marty (Mike) Oliver, Laura (Bob) Buckle, Cathy Hackett and Mary Skeffington. Brothers-in-law: Herb (Marg) Hackett, Alton (Carolyn) Hackett, Ted Lusky, Teddy Benoit, Hubert (Becky) Hynes and their families. A large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents John and Mildred (nee Penney), brothers, Edwin and Eugene, father-in-law, Peter Hackett, sister-in-law Louise Hynes, and brothers-in-law, Philip Hackett and Nathan Feltham. Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Parish, Monday, September 22, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 from Holy Rosary Parish at 10:30 a.m. with Father Peddle officiating. Interment at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Friends may sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation through our website www.country-haven.ca

NARDINI, Raphael
Kippens
(formerly of Stephenville Crossing)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raphael Nardini announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, September 19, 2003 at the age of 76 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Laura (Lorise) and two sons: Michael Nardini of Kippens, Raphael (Bucko) of Stephenville Crossing and six daughters: Shevonne Nardini, Candace Nardini, all of Kippens, Margie (Francis) Lucas, Bertha (Conie) Nardini, all of Stephenville Crossing, Mona Nardini, Tammy (Cyril) Nardini, all of Ontario and one brother, Augustine (Gus) Nardini of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Kyle in 1987 and brothers, Tony, Brendon, sisters, Jody and Carmie. Visitation will take place today at 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral service will take place today (Monday, September 22nd) at 3:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing.

BENOIT, Bernard
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernard Benoit announce his peaceful passing at his residence on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by five sons: Richard Benoit of Stephenville, Llewellyn (Sheila) Benoit of Stephenville, Anthony (Kathy) Benoit of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Clinton (Maude) Benoit of Stephenville, Wayne Swyers of Fort McMurray, Alberta and three daughters: Joyce (Alton) Benoit of Kippens, Ruby (Arthur) Brake of Stephenville, Rosanne Hann of Mississauga, Ontario and five brothers: Roddie (Marie) Benoit of Stephenville, Leo (Beatrice) Benoit of Ship Cove, Ronald (Ethel) Benoit of Ship Cove, Raymond (Theresa) Benoit of Stephenville, Reginald (Helen) Benoit of Stephenville and four sisters: Theresa Keeping, Hilda (Joe) MacQuarrie, Isabella (Gordon) Rose, all of Stephenville, Priscilla (Willie) White of Cold Brook and fourteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Edmund and Clara Benoit and sisters: Annie Simon, Roberta Butt, Margaurite Knight and brothers: Stanley Benoit, Aloysius Benoit, stepbrother, Fred Benoit. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, September 23rd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted, or donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

CARBERRY, Margaret Louise (Peggy)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peggy Carberry announce her sudden passing on Friday, September 19th, 2003 at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn her mother Mabel Carberry; four brothers: Robert (Julia), Terry (Pauline), Eric (Betty), Keith (Kim); three sisters: Ruth (Ray) Compton, Cathy (Morris) Forgét, Lois; nieces and nephews: Lisa (Darryl) Salmon, Raymond, Keith, Melanie, Robert, Terri-Lynn (Steve) Barry, Paul, Krista, April, Mark, Ashley and Robin, and numerous aunts, uncles, friends and co-workers. She was predeceased by her father Austin Carberry, February 17, 2003. The funeral service to be held Tuesday, September 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Reverend Monica Coffin officiating, cremation to follow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home Monday from 2-4 p.m. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund.

DENNIS, Johnaton Clarence Raymond
Three Rock Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Johnaton Clarence Raymond Dennis announce his passing at his residence in Three Rock Cove on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at the age of 10 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving parents, Clarence and Kimberly Dennis and one brother, Richard Patrick Dennis of Three Rock Cove, grandparents (Dennis and LaCosta), aunts, uncles and two very special people, Patricia LaCosta, Ashley Benoit and a large circle of relatives and friends, as well as the staff of Lourdes Elementary School. Friends may call at St. Philomena's Chapel in Three Rock Cove on Monday. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, September 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Philomena's Chapel, Three Rock Cove with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock 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.


Tuesday, September 23, 2003

DEATHS

GILLIS, Paul
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Paul Gillis announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, September 21, 2003, at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his children and niece, Dot Gale of Scarborough, Ontario; daughter-in-law Tina Gillis of Halifax, Nova Scotia and brother Jim Gillis of Highlands; two grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 24th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

WAYSON, Eileen Emma
Benoit's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eileen Wayson announce her passing on Monday, September 22, 2003 at the Interfaith Home, Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Catherine (Laris Duffy), James (Maxine), Margaret McCarthy, Benoit's Cove, Georgina (Floyd Imm), San Jose, California, Ralph (Elizabeth), Nova Scotia, Barbara (Gerry Barkhouse), Edmonton, AB, Bill (Glenda), Benoit's Cove and Kevin (Betty), York Harbour; 24 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren; sister: Ellen White (William), brothers: Richard Dormody, Derreck (Ellen) Dormody, Benoit's Cove and Ralph (Leonce) Dormody, Benoit's Cove; sisters-in-law Maude Dormody, Benoit's Cove and Bernice Dormody, Ontario, special cousin Isabelle Barry, Curling, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, 1973, daughter Patricia, 1959, parents James and Elizabeth Dormody, son-in-law Anthony McCarthy, sisters: Margaret, Frances and Kathleen; brothers, Edward and James, and great granddaughter Jennifer Wayson. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 25, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Star, Benoit's Cove, Fr. Molloy officiating. Interment to follow at the Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the VON or to the charity of one's choice.

PARK, Bruce
McIvers, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bruce Park announce his passing on Sunday, September 21, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 40 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Phyllis; daughter Jennifer; sons: Jonathan and Jeremy and his wife Charlene; sisters: Vivian (Clyde Blanchard), Marilyn (Randy Park), Gertrude (Morley Park); brothers: Arch (Linda), Alex (Mary) and Barry (Gwen), residing in Iroquois Falls, Ontario; sisters-in-law: Esther Park, Glenda Beales, Irene (Ron Jesso), Helen (Ron Deluney), Agnes (Bill Brothers) residing in Red Deer, Alberta, Geniene (Brian Park), Deniene (Peter Salovitch), residing in Bloomfield, New Jersey; brothers-in-law: Tony (Heather) Beales, Pius (Elizabeth) Beales, Gary Beales and Junior Cooper; special friends: Richard and Inez Lovelle, Kitchener, Ontario, Heath and Yolanda Abbott, Kitchener, Ontario and Mark Clark, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; as well a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Benjamin and Mildred Park, brother Clarence Park, parents-in-law Philip and Mildred Beales, sister-in-law Sylvia Cooper and nephew Jason Lee Park. Friends may visit The Epiphany Church in McIvers on Tuesday and Wednesday from where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 25, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the Church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

60th Anniversary

HATCHER
Congratulations to Samuel and Sarah Hatcher of Winter House, Bonne Bay, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Wishing them continued good health and happiness in their diamond years are their children Clifton, David, Robert, Wayne, Owen and May and their families.
"For all you have meant to us, we send our greetings and hearts full of love. We feel so blessed to have parents who are still together and living in the same area. A place to call 'home' has meant so much to us. We love you."

50th Anniversary

MORRIS
Congratulations to Sidney and Albertha Morris of Robinsons, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Sept. 23, 1953, at St. George's Anglican Church in Robinsons by Rev. Isaac Abraham. Best wishes from son Wayne and granddaughters Ophelia and Rebecca. Friends and relatives express heart-warming congratulations as well.


Wednesday, September 24, 2003, edition of the The Western Star

DEATHS

GOOSNEY, N. James
Corner Brook, NL
July 22, 1949 - September 23, 2003

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at the age of 54 after a brief battle with cancer. Left to mourn are his wife Beth (Butler), his daughters: Lisa, Gander and Paula, Corner Brook; his mother Pansy, Glenburnie, Bonne Bay, his brother Brian (Myra), Glenburnie, Bonne Bay, his sister Karen (Jim) Martin, Lower Sackville, NS, his mother-in-law Patricia Butler, Corner Brook, his sister-in-law Shirley Jung, Rochester, NY, along with a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father Norman (2001), his brother-in-law Donald Butler (2002) and his father-in-law Bertram J. Butler (1977). Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Curling on Friday, September 26th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend James Reid officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charitable organization or one's choice. Friends may sign the guest book or make a memorial donation through our website at www.fillatre.ca

FLYNN, Patrick (Paddy)
Lourdes, NL

Passed away peacefully, Patrick (Paddy) Flynn at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, September 22, 2003 at the age of 88. A long time fisherman and woodsman he will be sadly missed by his wife Madeline (White) of 63 years; Mary, Pat, Nicholl and little Nicholas; brother Roderick (Susan), West Bay; sister Nora (Al) Marchman, Georgia; Aunt Tessie (Nicholas) Flynn, West Bay as well a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Patrick and Margaret (Gale) Flynn; brothers: Matthew, Jack, Gus, Aloysius, Mike, Hillary, Ronnie and by his sister Margaret. Visitation will begin for friends at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Lourdes on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. from where the funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 26th at 10:30 a.m. with Father Ed Terry officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery, Tea Cove Road, West Bay. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Life is changed not ended."

TAPP, Gordon Douglas
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gordon Tapp announce his passing on Monday, September 22, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Diane, daughter Loretta, Corner Brook, son Ronald, Toronto, grandchildren Erica and Sheridan Kelloway, brothers: Lewis (Marie), Jack (Joan) and Wally (Barb), sisters: Ann (Harold) Abbott, Shirley (Arthur) Hull, and Eileen (George) Power, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Georgina, and parents William and Dulsie Tapp. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 25, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Clarence Street. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Western Region. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DAVIS, William (Bill)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness and regret that the family of the late William (Bill) Davis announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, September 22, 2003 at the age of 70. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving and devoted wife Ann, son Dr. Carl Davis (Anne Marie) of Halifax; two daughters: Brenda Skeard (Todd) of Corner Brook and Lisa Duffy (Brian) of St. Anthony; six precious grandchildren whom he dearly loved: Brandon and Lauren Duffy, Shawn and Steven Skeard, Ryan and Christopher Davis; two sisters: Louise Feltham (Art) of Glovertown and Jane Dean (Ed) of Carbonear; two brothers: Ed (Yvonne) of New Harbour and Al (Cassie) of Woodstock, Ontario; sister-in-law Catherine Drohan of St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Gerald in November 1999. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 25, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 26, 2003 from Oakland United Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Oakland United Church Memorial Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Friends may sign the family guestbook or make a memorial donation through our website www.country-haven.ca

MILLICAN, Robert
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Millican announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Monday, September 22, 2003, at the age of 44 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Grace; one son, Robert Millican of Kippens; one daughter, Samantha Millican of Kippens; his mother, Joy Millican of Waterloo, Ontario; one brother, Shawn (Stephanie) Millican of Orangeville, Ontario; two sisters: Dawn Millican of Waterloo, Ontario and Sherry Millican (Russell McCrone) of Sechelt and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m. from St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East with interment in the St. James Anglican Cemetery, Port au Port East.

BOURGEOIS, Joyce Mary
Stephenville Manor, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Mary Bourgeois announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, September 19, 2003 at the age of 72 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, Paul (Michelle) Bourgeois of British Columbia and eight daughters: Valerie Geravelis of Saskatoon, Paulette (Dean) Bailey of Kippens, Judy (John) Brennan of Yellowknife, Claudia Bourgeois-Legge of Yellowknife, Elaine (Ben) Alexander of Wabush, Debbie (Paul) Cornect of Felix Cove, Anne (Dave) Bennett of Lourdes, Theresa (Vern) Clarke of Deer Lake and twenty-three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Hubert and Mary Doucette and son, Raymond Bourgois; brothers: Daisley, Harry, Hughie, Kevin and sisters: Robina and Freda. In accordance with her wishes, cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville, and a Memorial Mass will be held for family and friends on Thursday, September 25th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville.

TOBIN, Joseph Redmond
Corner Brook, NL
Joseph Tobin
passed away peacefully on September 21 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 74. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Joyce. His combined family included seven daughters: Debbie Payne (Calvin), Joann Scott (Craig), Suzanne LeBlanc (John), Jeanne Colbourne (Steve), Julie Sheppard (Dave), Joanne Abbott, Janice Marshall (Chris), four sons: Jim Tobin (Jane), Glen Abbott (Loretta), Chris Abbott (Marla), Curt Abbott (Ellen) and daughter-in-law Beatrice Tobin. Loving grandchildren include Jesse, Jenna, Dennis, Brian, Pamela, Adam, Kenzie, Charlotte, Jamie, Carl, Jason, Heidi, Becky, Chris, Mike, Dalton, Kenzie, Rick, Katie and Stephen. Special great grandchildren include Georgi, Ruairidh, Meghan, Alex and Anna. He leaves behind as well two sisters, Ann Smith (Ron), Alice Ewing, four brothers, George (Eliza), Fred (June), David, Nick (Mary), sister-in-law Flo Tobin and a large circle of nieces, nephews and cousins. Joe is predeceased by his first wife Marion Snooks, son Ward, brothers Vince and Ralph, parents John and Ann (Power) Tobin. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Saturday, September 27 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. to pay their respects and celebrate memories. A Memorial service will follow at 2:30 p.m. The family guest book will be available for signing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or the Janeway Children's Hospital would be graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, September 25, 2003

DEATHS

LUCAS, Ann Maria
Stephenville (Formerly of Stephenville Crossing)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ann Maria Lucas announce her passing at Stephenville on Sunday, September 21, 2003 at the age of 56 years. She will be sadly missed by one son, Damian Ward of Halifax, Nova Scotia; one daughter, Dionne (Allan) Young of Noel's Pond; special granddaughter, Jalysa Ann of Noel's Pond and her mother, Kay Lucas of Stephenville Crossing; four brothers: Leroy (Patsy) Lucas, Dennis (Linda) Lucas, Kenny (Norma) Lucas, all of Stephenville Crossing, Neil (Isa) Lucas of Port au Port; five sisters: Laura (Ron) Peddle of Conception Bay, Mariam (Al) Woodruff, Cynthia (Herman) Pawlett, Joan (Basil) Downey, all of Stephenville Crossing, Ramona (Bruce) Barter of Antigonish, Nova Scotia; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas Lucas. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, September 26th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Transition House, P. O. Box 152, Corner Brook, A2H 6C9 (Telephone 634-4199) would be greatly appreciated.

BARRY, Edward Joseph
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Joseph Barry announce his passing at Stephenville on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 at the age of 17 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Elizabeth Barry of Piccadilly and his father, Edward Duffenais of Prince Edward Island; grandparents, Joe and Rita Barry of Piccadilly & Gary and Theresa Duffenais of Piccadilly; three brothers: Joey Barry, Jonathan Barry and Douglas Barry, all of Piccadilly; and a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his cousin, Karley Rose Duffenais. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly on Thursday, after 4:00 p.m., and Friday. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, September 27th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly, with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Friday, September 26, 2003

DEATH

FLYNN, Patrick (Paddy) of West Bay, NL
Passed away peacefully, Patrick (Paddy) Flynn at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, September 22, 2003 at the age of 88. A long time fisherman and woodsman he will be sadly missed by his wife Madeline (White) of 63 years; Mary, Pat, Nicholl and little Nicholas; brother Roderick (Susan), West Bay; sister Nora (Al) Marchman, Georgia; Aunt Tessie (Nicholas) Flynn, West Bay as well a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Patrick and Margaret (Gale) Flynn; brothers: Matthew, Jack, Gus, Aloysius, Mike, Hillary, Ronnie and by his sister Margaret. Visitation will begin for friends at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Lourdes on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. from where the funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 26th at 10:30 a.m. with Father Ed Terry officiating. Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery, Tea Cove Road, West Bay. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Life is changed not ended."


Saturday, September 27, 2003

DEATHS

JACOBS, Reginald Thomas
Hampton, NL
February 8th, 1936 - September 25th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Thomas Jacobs announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 67th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Shirley. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Geraldine (Luis); his sons: Leonard (Cedella), Brian (Betty); grandchildren: Janie, Shelly, Joy, Angel, Clayton, Darren; sisters: Rowena (Clarence), Laura (Robert), Hilda; also, a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Susanne. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Hampton today, Saturday, September 27th, 2003, from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, September 28th, 2 p.m. with Pastor Gerald Mansfield officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Hampton. Flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

OSBORNE (LAYDEN), Frederick James
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Osborne announce his sudden passing on Friday, September 26th, in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn his wife of 48 years, Lillian; six children: Heather Osborne, Violet Colson, Corner Brook, Lorraine Osborne (Terry), Pasadena, Wanda Drover (Greg), Chesley Osborne (Glenda), Thomas Osborne (Helen), Mississauga; daughter-in-law Isabelle Layden; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers Harvey Layden (Linda), Lyle Layden (Annie), Raymond Layden; sister Cedella Easton (Alex) and a large number of step brothers, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his son Maxwell Layden. The funeral service will be held Monday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. from The Humber United Church, Reverend Patricia Melindy officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

DICKS
Grant and Andrii Dicks of Kippens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elliot Porter, on June 25th, 2003, weighing 7 lb. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Glynn and Carol Porter of Deer Lake and Howard and Josephine Dicks of Baie Verte.

CHIPMAN
Phyllis and John Chipman of Mallorytown, Ontario (formerly from Corner Brook) are very thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild, a beautiful little granddaughter - Hana Matys Chipman, born on August 30, 2003 at North York General Hospital in Toronto, weighing 8 lb. 9 oz. and 21" long. Proud parents are John Chipman Jr. and wife Monica Matys. Proud first time uncle is Michael Chipman and girlfriend Stephanie Voden. Welcome to our world little one!

DENNIS
Mike and Jean Dennis are pleased to announce the birth of their son Shawn Michael on July 29, 2003, weighing 9 lb. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Russ and Shirley Dennis and Joe and Marie Gale.

ENGAGEMENT

LAYDEN & LEGERE
William and Linda Layden are pleased to announce the engagement of their only daughter, Margaret, to Francis Legere, son of Gerald and Alice Legere of Saint John, New Brunswick. The wedding is planned for June 2004.

WEDDING

PRESTON & DENNIS
The families of Deanna Marie Preston and Shaun Robert Dennis are proud to announce the marriage of their children on June 28, 2003. Deanna and Shaun exchanged vows at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kingston, ON and celebrated with family and friends at the reception dinner and dance held at the Vimy Officer's Mess. Deanna's grandfather, Patrick J. Bennett walked her down the aisle. Best man was John McFadden, good friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Patrick Heebner, brother-in-law of the groom, Tony Dennis, cousin of the groom, Mike Delaney, Matt Dwyer and Scott Sample. Maid of Honour was Carol-Ann Preston, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Nicole Heebner, sister of the groom, Lori Merrigan, Tarragh Shanahan, Lisa Penney and Angela Sample, good friends of the bride. Angela Bennett, cousin to the bride and Jill Garrah, cousin to the groom, gave Scripture readings. Our thanks go out to all of you for doing such a great job. Special thanks to Susan Tunnicliffe, for capturing their wedding day with such beautiful photos, Dave Bennett, who was a great master of ceremonies for the evening and Sue Kelman, for doing a wonderful job with decorating the reception. Shaun and Deanna enjoyed spending vacation time at the Paddle cottage with family and friends from Newfoundland, Alberta, New Jersey, Quebec, Boston, other parts of Ontario and Pennsylvania. They are now residing in Kingston. It was a beautiful day and thanks to family and friends for helping us celebrate their marriage!

BARRY / HORNE
On July 26, 2003 at the First United Church Stephenville, Yolanda Barry, daughter of Glenys and Joe and Curtis Horne, son of Helen and Weldon were united in marriage by Rev. Wayne Blackwood followed by a reception at the Holiday Inn. Attendants were Dylan Barry, Lisa Myles and Sharon Alexander. Special thanks to family and friends who traveled to celebrate their special day. The couple reside in Dartmouth, N.S.

HARRIS & SMITH
The Marriage of Melanie, daughter of Melvin & Barbara Harris of Burnt Islands, to Todd, son of Robert & June Smith of Corner Brook, took place on August 2, 2003 at St. Michael's Church in Corner Brook. Amanda Chaulk (cousin of bride) was matron of honour and Bob Smith (brother of groom) was best man. Bridesmaids were Shelley Savoury (friend of bride), Brenda Elliott (friend of bride & groom), Tracey Colbourne (sister of groom) and Leanna Flood (friend of bride). Groomsmen were Jeffrey Harris (brother of bride), Chad Elliott (friend of bride and groom), Darren Brake (friend of groom) and Michael Harris (brother of bride). Todd Harris (brother of bride) was usher and Emily Harris (niece of bride) was flowergirl. The couple honeymooned in Florida. They would like to thank everyone who helped celebrate their special day.


Monday, September 29, 2003

DEATH

WISEMAN, Ralph Henry
Massey Drive

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ralph Wiseman announce his passing at the palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 28, 2003 at the age of 77. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 50 years Geraldine (nee Curnell). Sons William (Dianne) of Massey Drive, Patrick of Ontario, Wayne (Gladys) of Ontario, Stephen (Louise) of Saskatchewan, and Ralph of Alberta. Daughters Mary (Allan) Pawley of Corner Brook and Agnes (Wayne) Parsons of Saskatchewan. 18 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Brother Arthur of Corner Brook. He was predeceased by brothers Alec and Ted and a sister Mary. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with The Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to The Red Cross. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.country-haven.ca


Tuesday, September 30, 2003

DEATHS

FITZPATRICK, Thomas Sr.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Fitzpatrick Sr. announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, September 28, 2003 at the age of 79 years. He leaves with fond and loving memories his wife, Eunice and three daughters: Priscilla (Vince) Ryan and Gerri (Ron) Davison, all of Stephenville, Maureen (Steve) Mandville of St. John's, eight sons: Tom (Betty) and Brian, all of Stephenville, Ken (Val), Sean (Michelle), Terry, Bill (Nancy), all of Fort McMurray, Wade (Avalon) of Halifax and Darren (Nikki) of Sydney. He also leaves to mourn his three sisters: Delores (Norm) Van Sparrentak of Detroit, Alice (Gerald) Cheeseman and Gladys (Frank) Walsh, all of Marystown, along with fifteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, October 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

COLES, Nellie Margaret
Deer Lake
July 24th, 1925 - September 26th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nellie Margaret Coles announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 78th year. Wife of the late Edgar Coles, she leaves to mourn her daughters: Ivy, Pearl (Bill) of Brampton, Ontario, Emily (Frank) of Deer Lake; her sons: Donald (Irene) Coles of Brampton, Ontario, Norman (Jean) Coles of Fort McMurray, Alberta; her grandchildren: Sheldon (Ann), Steven (Sophia) of Toronto, Ontario, David (Daisy) Coles of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Crystal (Jason) Osmond, Billy Gale, Matthew, George, all of Brampton, Ontario; her two great grandchildren: Sydney Coles of Toronto, Ontario, Rebecca Coles of Fort McMurray, Alberta; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edgar Coles, her parents, Samuel and Margaret Waterman. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.; Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place today, Tuesday 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church, Deer Lake with Capt. Terry Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wight's Road, Deer Lake. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

MESSERVEY, Gary Augustus
Passed away suddenly in the presence of his loving family on Saturday, September 27, 2003, at the Health Sciences Centre, Gary Messervey, age 50 years. Predeceased by his father Albert P. and sister Verlie. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Joan; two daughters: Elena and Marlena (The Babies); mother Stella; eight sisters: Marina, Jean, Bonnie, Cavell, Gladys, Ena, Odell and Karen; special brother, Albert (Junior); sister-in-law, Mary (Cyril) mother and father-in-law, Anselm and Elizabeth Doucette; dear and special friends: Red, Brian and Vaughn; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a large number of friends. At Gary's request cremation has taken place.

SHEPPARD, Clarence (Buddy) of Shallop Cove, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clarence Sheppard announce his sudden passing on Sunday, September 28th, 2003 at Shallop Cove at the age of 55. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Rhonda (Jason), Andrew both of Stephenville, Shane, Cory both of Ontario, Mark (Jenny), New Brunswick and Derrick of Petawawa, Ontario; brothers and sisters: Anita LaSaga, Toronto, Ontario, Harold White, St. George's, Anne Marie (Ron) Sedens, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Gerald (Rose), Kevin (Theresa), Louise (Faron) Chritchley and Calvin all of Shallop Cove; one grandchild Cody. Special aunts: Marg of Stephenville Crossing, Jean of Stephenville, as well a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Clarence is predeceased by his parents Medrick and Elizabeth. Friends may visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's beginning on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday from where the funeral mass will take place on Thursday October 2nd at 2:00 p.m. with Father Ariel Garcia officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to St. Joseph's Parish Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (October 4, 2003)

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