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The Western Star Newspaper
October 2003

 

Wednesday, October 1, 2003

DEATH

PARK, Mabel (nee Parsons)
Passed peacefully away at the O'Connell Centre on September 30, 2003, Mabel Park of McIvers, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband William D., infant son Zacharius, grandson Andrew. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Susie, Lionel (Hattie), Helen, Alfred (Lorraine), Mona (Marvin Oldford), 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, her sister Maude Parsons, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Epiphany Anglican Church, McIvers. Funeral to take place on Friday, October 3rd at 2 p.m. from Epiphany Anglican Church. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, McIvers. Family flowers only, as expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Epiphany Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, October 2, 2003

DEATHS

PARK, Mabel (nee Parsons)
Passed peacefully away at the O'Connell Centre on September 30, 2003, Mabel Park of McIvers, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband William D., infant son Zacharius, grandson Andrew. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Susie, Lionel (Hattie), Helen, Alfred (Lorraine), Mona (Marvin Oldford), 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, her sister Maude Parsons, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the Epiphany Anglican Church, McIvers. Funeral to take place on Thursday, October 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Epiphany Anglican Church. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, McIvers. Family flowers only, as expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Epiphany Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

CARROLL, Ronald Richard
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Richard Carroll announces his passing at his residence on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 33 years, Clarice; two daughters: Tina (Wayne) of Corner Brook, Danielle (Raphael) of Toronto; son, Dion (Dinah-Lee) of Corner Brook; granddaughter, Brooklyn Fitzgerald; his mother, Agnes Carroll of Deer Lake; brothers and sisters: John (Cathy) of Deer Lake, Frank (Doris) of St. John's, Ed (Isabel) of Corner Brook, Tone (Bet) of Deer Lake, Chris (Janice), Dan (Marlene), Steve (Sandy) all of Lloydminister, Alberta, Mary (Chuck) of Arizona, Judy (Steve) of Conche, Bonnie (Denny) of Arizona; mother-in-law, Jessie Butt (Jack) of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law, Carrie Butt of Toronto, and Jocelyn Manuel (Terry) of Corner Brook; brother-in-law, Darrell Butt (Linda) of Corner Brook; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his father, John Carroll and brother-in-law, Earl Butt. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 3, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church with Father Buckle officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or donations made through our website, www.country-haven.ca
"Love's last gift remembrance"


Friday, October 3, 2003

DEATHS

BENOIT, Denis (Nishie)
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Denis (Nishie) Benoit announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his two sons: Patrick (Debbie) Benoit of Nova Scotia, Richard (Melanie) Benoit of British Columbia and four daughters: Margaret (Bill) Chilton of British Columbia, Wanda (Frank) Russell of Port au Port, Martina Benoit (Carl O'Quinn) of Stephenville, Leeanne (Hank) Fillatre of Nova Scotia and two brothers: James (Mary) Benoit of Port au Port, Michael (Verna) Benoit of London, Ontario and four sisters: Nora Parsons of Piccadilly, Lillian Chaulk of St. John's, Annie Gaudon of Port au Port, Gloria Hynes of London, Ontario and ten grandchildren: Leon, Derek, Tara, Trevor, Ashley, Emma, Sonya, Darrell, Fleurutte, Brandon, five great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Denis and Martha Benoit. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Friday. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, October 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funereal arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

MESSERVEY, Agatha E.
Mt. Pearl, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex on September 28, 1999 Agatha E. Messervey in her 86th year, after a lengthy battle with cancer. As per her wish, her body was donated to science in the hope that others would benefit. Survived by her husband Robert Rex Messervey, formerly of Sandy Point, now residing at the Veterans Pavilion, St. John's; daughter Maxine Stead (Lawrence), four sisters and one brother, many grandchildren and numerous friends. After four years, her ashes have been returned to her family and a memorial service to finally lay her to rest will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, St. George's, Reverend Stewart Bellows officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's and Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, October 4, 2003

DEATHS

BENOIT, Sylvester Joseph
DeGrau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvester Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Edna and six sons: George (Rhodena) Benoit of DeGrau, Matthew (Sharon) Benoit of DeGrau, Stephen Benoit (Rona) of Degrau, Jasen Benwah (Glenda) of Stephenville, Colin (Agnes) Benoit of DeGrau, Bruce (Sheila) Benoit of Prince Edward Island, four daughters: Mary Phyllis Young of DeGrau, Myra Benoit of North York, Ontario, Barbra (Jim) MacIllinden of Riverview, New Brunswick, Lory (Warren) Jesso of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and four brothers: Leonard Benoit (Melina), Aiden Benoit (Monica), Hillary Benoit, all of Alberta, Conrad (Regina) Benoit of Stephenville, four sisters: Mary Robia of Red Brook, Leona (Andrew) Chaisson of DeGrau, Rose (Robert) Young of Red Brook, Yvonne Benoit (Manuel) of DeGrau, eighteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John Alfred and Millie Benoit, brothers, Loderick and Paul Benoit, sister Emily Marche. Friends may call at Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Cape St. George on Sunday (after 2:00 P.M.). Funeral Services will take place on Monday, October 6th, at 2:00 P.M. from Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Cape St. George. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home and Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ALEXANDER, Andrew
189 Hansen Highway, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andrew Alexander announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, October 3, 2003 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his five sons: Dave (Marg) Alexander of London, Ontario, Abbie (Doreen) Alexander of Port au Port, Don (Denise) Alexander of Sudbury, Ontario, Cline (Anna) Alexander of Portland Creek, British Columbia, Randy (Jean) Alexander of St. John's and four daughters: Peggy (Hank) Weidle of Anchorage, Alaska, Diane (Butch) Kennedy of Oregon, Gloria (Brad) Varney of Phoenix, Arizona, Debbie Alexander of St. John's, eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn Alexander in 1998, three brothers, Jack, Richard and Bernard Alexander, sister Angela White. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, October 6th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

35th Wedding Anniversary

HAYTER
Kevin and Sandra Hayter
of Gallant's Street in Stephenville will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married on Oct. 5, 1968. Congratulations from their two daughters and their families - Cherie, Danny and Kolton Bennett of Bell Island and Lori, Peter and McKayla George of Aldergrove, B.C. Also best wishes from all their family and friends.
"A love like this bonds us for a lifetime and forevermore."

50 Years of Wedded Bliss

COLBOURNE
Congratulations to Roger & Kit Colbourne of Corner Brook on their 50th Wedding Anniversary celebrated September 22nd. Best wishes from their eight children: Peter, Terry, Brian, John, Kevin, Mary, Ann Marie & Carolyn.

90th Birthday

JONES
Bride Jones
will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 5. Birthday greetings come from her 12 children - Beatrice, Olive, Genevieve, Rita, Ann, Madeline, Clifford, Patrick, Kevin, Junior, Ward and Tommy - and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Jones will celebrate the day with family and friends at the Corner Brook Interfaith Home from 2 to 4 p.m.

BIRTHS

SKINNER
On August 8th, 2003 Gail Ereaut and Shawn Skinner of Trout River were blessed with the arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Stephanie Marie Melita Skinner, weighing 7 lb. 12.5 oz. She was born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook. Welcome our little bundle of joy.

MYERS
Beverly and Bill Callahan of Corner Brook are very proud to announce the birth of their first grandchild, a beautiful little girl, Isabelle Helen Myers born July 29, 2003 at Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, weighing 7 lb. 6 oz. Proud parents are Mary Callahan and Shawn Myers. First time uncle Billy Callahan. Also proud grandparents are Elaine Myers of Pasadena, Leo and Aletha Myers of Nova Scotia. Aunts Michelle and Nadine Myers and cousin Madelyn.

ENGAGEMENT

CASHIN & WHITE
Richard and Valda Cashin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Elizabeth to Dwayne White, son of Calvin and Marilyn White. Congratulations from family and friends. The wedding is planned for May 2004.

WEDDING

PITCHER & STRICKLAND
The marriage of Marty Pitcher, son of Marion & Dawson Pitcher of McIvers and Chasity Strickland, daughter of Brenda Strickland of Curling and Donald Strickland of Winterton, took place on August 16, 2003 at 5:00 p.m. in McIvers with Rev. Joan Coles officiating. A beautiful reception followed where they celebrated with a large circle of family and friends. The bridal party consisted of Bobbie Ann Lovell, Maid of Honour (cousin of groom & friend of bride), bridesmaids: Kelly Keeping (good friend of bride & groom), Brenda Park (cousin of groom), Glynis Pitcher (sister of Groom), Victoria French (cousin of groom) and flower girl Jenna Taylor (niece of bride), groomsmen: Frazer Parsons, Bestman (friend of bride & groom), Jay Collins (friend of bride & groom), Mitchell Pitcher (brother of groom), Neil Park (cousin of groom) and Jordan Pitcher (son of Bride & Groom). Marty and Chasity both work in Corner Brook and reside in McIvers.


Monday, October 6, 2003

DEATH

MORRIS, Arthur David
WWII Veteran
Cormack
Jan. 11th, 1918 - Oct. 3rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur David Morris announce his passing on Friday, October 3rd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 85th year. He will be sadly missed by his children, Eric (Alvina) of Pasadena, Lawrence (Marie) of Cormack, Betty of Deer Lake, Sharon (Don Matthews) of Cormack, nine grandchildren, Kim, Bev, Terry, Cameron, Jason, Karen, Nancy, Angie and Sherry-Lynn, nine great-grandchildren, Cameron, Hillary, Brandon, Heather, Mickey, Helena, Michael, Bradley, Janet, three step-grandchildren, Tiffany, Troy and Ryan, one brother, Eric of Nova Scotia. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Hilda, parents William & Elizabeth Morris, six brothers, Chester, Manuel, Clyde, Herbert, Percy and Jim, sister Dinah. Visitation took place on Sunday from the Anglican Church in Cormack where also funeral service will take place today, Monday, October 6th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"


Tuesday, October 7, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Wednesday, October 8, 2003

DEATHS

HYNES, Melvin Joseph
Port au Port West

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin Joseph Hynes announce his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Sunday, October 5, 2003 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his son, Rudy Hynes of Port au Port West; daughter, Penney (Jim) Bateman of Ontario; sister, Toni Doucette of Port au Port West and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hynes. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, October 10th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East.

CONNOLLY, James Joseph
James Joseph Connolly
suddenly in Peterborough on Monday, October 6, 2003 in his 74th year. James Connolly, beloved husband of Kay Connolly (nee Staples). Dear father of Stephen, Maureen, Jim, Tom, Todd and Bob. Dear grandfather of Laura, David, Jessy, Carson and Paul and predeceased by Scott. Dear brother of Patrick and Margaret. Funeral services will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Friday, October 10, 2003 at 11 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish Prayers at 8 p.m. Thursday. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery, Cobourg. Condolences may be sent to www.maccoubrey.com

PITTMAN, Bruce Norman
Sop's Arm, White Bay
May 13th, 1948 - October 6th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bruce Pittman announce his sudden passing on Monday, October 6th, 2003 at the age of 55 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 29 years, Valerie (nee Gillingham); his daughter, Roxanne of Fort McMurray and his son, Jeremy (Aimee); his parents, Randolph and Daisy Pittman of Sop's Arm; his sister, Betty Rowe of St. John's; nephew Michael Rowe and niece Stephanie Rowe; his aunt, Ethel Connolly of Corner Brook; his uncle, Lester Pittman of Corner Brook; also a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Albert Rowe. Visitation will take place today, Wednesday, from the Anglican Church of The Transfiguration in Sop's Arm, where also funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. William Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers in Bruce's memory or donations to a charity of one's choice are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever Loved, Forever Remembered"


Thursday, October 9, 2003

DEATHS

BARRETT, Sylvia Pricilla
Deer Lake
Sept. 28th, 1939 - October 8th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Pricilla Barrett announce her passing on Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 64th year. She will be sadly missed by her children: Shirley (Ralph) Shears of Fort McMurray; Debbie (Rufus) Young of Deer Lake, Edwina (Neil) Rideout of Markham, Ontario; Brenda Collins (Raymond) of Deer Lake; Norman (Cindy), Eugene, and Lori (Terry) Parsons, all of Fort McMurray; twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also the father of her children: Norman Collins of Mississauga, Ontario; two sisters: Shirley (Derek) Carter of Deer Lake and Joan Redmond of Corner Brook; her very special friend Gladys Janes of Deer Lake; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Sylvia was very involved in the need to help others around her and enjoyed it to the fullest. She was predeceased by her husband John E. Chaulk, parents Clement and Mabel Barrett, sons John and Calvin, brothers George and Eugene & sister Mima. Visitation will take place form Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. from The Salvation Army Church with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

DOLLARD, Mercedes
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mercedes Dollard announce her peaceful passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at the age of 89 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Neil (Kay) Dollard of Stephenville Crossing, Joe (Rosa) Dollard of Stephenville, James (Marina) Dollard of Stephenville Crossing and four daughters: Marie Pile of Corner Brook, Cecilia Dollard of St. George's, Patsy (Calvin) Linthorne of St. George's, Susan (Ed) Hickey of St. John's and one brother, Gerard Gallant of Corner Brook, Seventeen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Dollard in 1966 and infant daughter, Myra. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Street in Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are greatly appreciated.

ROWSELL, Leslie Eugene
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Leslie Rowsell announce his passing on Monday, October 6, 2003 at the Royal Victoria General Hospital, Montreal at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Mercedes, Acting Sub-Lieutenant; son Terry Rowsell (Maria), step-sons: Sgt. Randy Watton (Christine), Derek Watton (Beverly) and Greg Watton (Joan), step-daughter Diann Pretty, grandchildren: Jessica Rowsell, Garrett, O.S. Brian, Mark, Michael, Matthew and Samuel Watton, brother Terry Rowsell, sisters: Audrey Cairns, Marjorie Faires (Guy) and Joan Gavel (Ralph), sisters-in-law: Annie (Phil) Payne, Joan (Eldon) Street, Leona (Russell) Snooks, Dinah (Ben) Crocker, Ruby (Don) Randell, brothers-in-law: Bobby (Joyce) Brake and Ned (Marg) Brake, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Winnifred, mother Eliza Jane and father Jim Rowsell, as well as his sister Gladys Swanson. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue of Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 11 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive, Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Gideon's or to the Salvation Army Corner Brook Temple. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, October 10, 2003

DEATHS

JESSO (DUNPHY), Duane Stephen
Brampton, Ontario

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Duane Stephen Jesso (Dunphy) announce his passing at Brampton, Ontario on Sunday, October 5, 2003 at 31 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Michele; his mother, Carolyn Jesso (Dunphy) (Don Hart) of Yellowknife; father, Dillon Jesso of Yellowknife; grandmother, Blanche Dunphy of Stephenville; two brothers: Bruce (Janice) Jesso of Hamilton, Ontario and Troy Jesso (Jennifer Holden) of Yellowknife; one niece, Midajah Ann Jesso of Hamilton, Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Stephen Dunphy and grandparents, Arsene and Angela Jesso. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place on Monday, October 13th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

HUTCHINSON, Mollie (Maude)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mollie Hutchinson announces her peaceful passing at her family residence on Thursday, October 9, 2003 in her 73rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 46 years, Ronald; daughter, Janice; sons: Ian (Pauline) and Steve, all of Corner Brook; sister, Shirley Peden of Liverpool, England; sister-in-law, Joan (Eric) Royds of Oxford, England; grandchildren: Mark, Jennifer, Jillian and Jesse; and other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Friday, October 10, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral with the Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Cremation will follow. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or donations may be made through our website, www.country-haven.ca

MERCER, Edgar Thomas (Tom)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Tom Mercer announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, October 9, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He leaves to mourn his wife and best friend of 38 years, Mary; very special grandson, Christopher; daughter, Andrea Lawlor of Mississauga, Ontario; sister, Emily (Everett) Brown of Bay Roberts; brother-in-law, Roy (Joan) Musseau of Corner Brook; aunt, Mary (Ed) Lee of Toronto; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Fannie Mercer. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Friday, October 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from First United Church with Rev. Adams officiating. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Kinsmen Prince Edward Park. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or donations may be made through our website, www.country-haven.ca

PERRY, Brenda
12 Hillcrest Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brenda Perry announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, October 9, 2003 at the age of 48 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Glenn; one daughter, Michele Perry of Labrador City; two brothers: Robert (Linette) Greening of Traytown and Michael (Diane) Greening of Corner Brook; four sisters: Norman (Ronald) Dunphy of Burlington, Ontario; Paula (George) Gobi of Traytown; Lorna (Ronald) McLagan of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia and Lisa Greening of Traytown; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Norman and Frances Greening and sister, Cynthia Lewis. Cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 11th at 2:00 p.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.


Saturday, October 11, 2003

DEATHS

GEORGE, John Edmund
Deer Lake (formerly of Howley)
Dec. 29, 1949 - Oct. 9, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Edmund George announce his passing on Thursday, October 9, 2003 at his family residence in his 53rd year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Annie, his son Jorden and his mother Neta, all of Deer Lake. Also leaving to mourn are brothers: Reginald (Diane) and Maxwell (Pearl), both of New Brunswick; brothers-in-law: Gary (Betty) Carter and Frank (Wanda) Pearce, both of Howley, Jeff (Lisa) Tansley of Gander and Gerald (Rowena) Tarcliff of New Brunswick; sisters-in-law: Jeannette Collins of Deer Lake and Lori Ann Carter of Calgary; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Richard George, his father-in-law Fred Carter and his mother-in-law Hilda Carter. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, today, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake, with Canon Byron Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

LETTO, Benjamin
L'anse Au Clair

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Letto announce his passing on Friday, October 10, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Sarah; son Grenfell (Donna); daughters: Marie Letto (Manuel), Marguerite Cutler (Norman), Nellie Parsons (Jim) and Dale Davis (Barry); fourteen grandchildren: Daryl, Jason, Heather, Roderick, Gary, Jackie, Colin, Michelle, Jamie, Ian, Ryan, Robert, Joy and Jordan; twelve great-grandchildren: Rebecca, Amy, Trisha, Colby, Aaron, Kyla, Page, Conner, Renee, Ryan, Jessica and Jayden; sisters: Martha, Jessie, Evelyn and Rose; brothers: George and Sted; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit St. Andrew's Church, L'Anse Au Clair on Saturday evening and Sunday from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 13, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Roberta Woodman officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

STEWART, Kathleen
At the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Cornwall, Ontario on Wednesday, October 8, 2003, Kathleen Stewart (nee: Finn) of South Lancaster, Ontario in her 66th year. Beloved wife of Tom Stewart. Dear mother of Thomas (Shelley) of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Edward (Jennifer) of Taiwan. Dear sister of Reginald Finn (Mary) of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Eileen Southbey (Max) of Falmouth, Jamaica and Sheila Groves (Murray) of Milton, Ontario. She will be sadly missed by her three grandchildren: Rebecca, Thomas Aidan and Rachel. Predeceased by her parents, Richard Finn and Genevieve Delaney and by one sister, Patricia Finn. A private family funeral service will be celebrated in the chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak Street, Lancaster, Ontario (613-347-3629). Interment will take place in Corner Brook, Newfoundland at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

LEGGE, Amy Violet
Deer Lake
Jan. 28, 1926 - Oct. 9, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Legge announce her peaceful passing on Thursday October 9, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 77th year. She leaves to mourn two daughters: Gloria of Deer Lake and Patsy of Calgary, and one son Jerry (Colleen) of Calgary. Also leaving to mourn one brother Lloyd (Geraldine) Piercey and one sister-in-law Elizabeth Piercey, both of Deer Lake. Grandchildren: Michelle, Gary, Amanda, Joshua and Christopher. Great-grandchildren: Crystal, Debbie, Stephen, Danielle, Ashley, Samantha, and Shaelyn. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph, her parents Herbert and Amy Piercey, Granddaughter Sherry, Brother John Piercey and Sister Francis Clarke, as well as son Christopher and daughter Christine. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street Deer Lake, today, Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Emmanual Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake, with Pastor Terry Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot Salvation Army Cemetery High Street. Flowers or donations of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

OSMOND, Stephen R.
McIvers (formerly of Hampden)
Dec. 29, 1924 - Oct. 10, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Osmond announce his passing on Friday, October 10, 2003, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 78th year. Leaving to mourn are brothers: Arthur (Gladys) Osmond of Hampden and Nathan Osmond of Sops Arm, and one sister Annie Osmond of Hampden. Also left to mourn are his special caregivers Calvin and Linda Park and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Victoria, his sisters Mary, Winnie and Martha and his brothers George, Jim and Jeremiah. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home 63 Northmain Street, today, Saturday from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday 2:00 p.m. from the McIvers Anglican Church, with Rev. Joan Coles officiating, Interment at the McIvers Cemetery. Flowers or donations to McIvers Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

BIRTHS

DENNIS
Carrie and Bill Dennis are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Owen Joseph on August 28, 2003 weighing 8 lb. 3 oz. Welcoming Owen are big sister Olivia and proud grandparents Grace and Eric Elford and Myra and Roy Dennis. Special thanks to everyone who visited and sent gifts.

COSTELLO
Keith and Lori Costello are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Joshua Patrick, born on August 20, 2003 at W.M.R.H. weighing 9 lb. Proud grandparents are Dan & Kay Clatney & Annie & John Costello.

PORTER
Olivia Faith Porter
was born on August 22, 2003, weighing 9 lb. at W.M.R.H. in Corner Brook. She was welcomed by her big brother Cole and her parents Brad and Tina Porter of Mt. Moriah. Lots of love from grandparents Tex & Marcie Porter, grandparents Bernard and Vera Dennis, great-grandparents Mundon and Lola Porter, Uncle Barry and Aunt Denise Gilbert, cousins Courtney and Caitlin Gilbert. Long distance congratulations and lots of love from Uncle Jeff Porter and Aunt Glenda Webster of Halifax.

BOLAND
Ron and Carolyn Boland are pleased to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Emily Elizabeth. She was born on August 20, 2003 at Ottawa General Hospital and weighed 7 lb. 14 ounces. Proud grandparents are Tom and Lucy Boland of Corner Brook and Richard and Bernice Hynes of Fogo Island.

WEDDING

PELLEY & BOARDMAN
The marriage ceremony of Lori, daughter of Lloyd & Christina Pelley of Corner Brook, to Jeff, son of Fred & Sylvia Boardman of Cook's Brook, took place on June 14, 2003 at the Most Holy Redeemer Parish in Corner Brook with Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Maid of Honor was Beverley Perrett and Best Man was Craig Osmond. Bridesmaids were Bonnie White, Sonya Perrett, Christel Strickland, Judy O'Connell, Deanna Pelley, Bonita Hatcher and Meagan White as Junior Bridesmaid. Groomsmen were Wayne Pelley, Chris Boardman, Brad Boardman, Paul Pike, Rod Curtis, Tom Arklie, and Michael White as Ring Bearer. A reception followed at the Royal Canadian Legion where they celebrated with a large circle of family and friends. It was a beautiful day, and thanks to everyone who helped make it such a special one.

SMITH / DUCEY
The marriage of Natalie, daughter of William and the late Barbara Smith and Hugh, son the the late Hugh and the late Evelyn Ducey took place on Saturday, July 19, 2003 at Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena, with Father John Peddle presiding. Nicole Smith (twin sister of the bride) was Maid of Honor and Gary Cunningham (friend of the groom) was Best Man. A beautiful reception followed at Western Sno Riders Club, where they celebrated with a large circle of family and friends. The happy couple presently reside in Gander.

BLANCHARD / BURRIDGE
Congratulations to Angela Blanchard and Trevor Burridge, formerly of McIver's. The couple was married at the Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Sept. 1st, 2003. They are now residing in Paradise, NL. Love and best wishes from family and friends.

KEAN / MOORE
Wilson and Esther Kean of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter, Debra Michelle, to Steve, son of Dean and Marlene Moore of Brandon, FL. The happy couple were married May 12, 2003 in a quiet morning ceremony on the sandy beach at Fort Zachary Taylor Park in Key West, FL. Residing in their new home in Clearwater, FL. Debbie is a registered nurse in the surgical intensive care unit at Suncoast Hospital in Largo, while Steve is a software engineer at Raytheon in St. Petersburg. Congratulations come from Debbie's parents, brothers, sisters and large circle of family and friends.


Monday, October 13, 2003

The Western Star did not publish today due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.


Tuesday, October 14, 2003

DEATHS

REID, Alexander (Sandy)
Reidville
Dec. 19, 1919 - Oct. 12, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alexander (Sandy) Reid announce his passing on Sunday, October 12, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Florence (nee Pickett) and his children: Effie Elms, Hazel Normore, Steadman (Wavey), Marion (George) Elms, all of Reidville, Donald (Cora) of Ft. McMurray, Larry (Mary), Hilda (Gerald) Rumbolt, David (Minnie), Lorna (Francis) Curtis, Karen (Clarence) Moss, all of Reidville, and Sandra (Shawn) McKay of Ft. McMurray, 33 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, one sister Fronie (Frank) Jenkins of Twillingate, and one brother Henry of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Cyril and his daughter Rhoda, his parents Mary Anne and Thomas. Brothers: Willie, Douglas, Herb, Steadman, and Lorne. Sisters: Matilda and Charlotte. Sons-in-law: Rex Elms and Calvin Normore, grandson James Reid and granddaughter Baby Elms. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church, with Rev. Byron Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot Wight's Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

OATES (nee Billard), Hazel Lillian
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hazel Oates announce her passing on Monday, October 13, 2003 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: sons: Howard (Blanche), Massey Drive, Derek (Cavell), Corner Brook, Wayne (Faye), Massey Drive, Walter (Gail), Massey Drive and Brian (Marie), Kitimat, BC; daughter Noreen Warren (Robert), Pasadena, 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters: Glenneth (Stephen MacDonald), Sydney, NS, Dorothy Hatcher, North Sydney, NS and Ena Earle, Massey Drive; son-in-law Gordon Burton (Penney), Massey Drive, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, daughter Barbara, infant daughter Sharon, son Edwin, grandson Paul Warren, sister Ivy Bennett, step-sister Gladys Billard and daughter-in-law Patsy Oates. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 16, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia 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 memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCWHIRTER (nee Sexton), Doreen Anne
Corner Brook, NL
Doreen Anne McWhirter
, 62, passed away on October 12, 2003 in her hometown of Corner Brook. Dode was a loving, patient, quiet woman with a twinkle of mischief in her eyes and the gift for listening in her soul. She was a professional homemaker, talented storyteller, wily card player and legendary baker. Doreen will remain forever in the hearts of her husband of 39 years, Ralph; daughter Jennifer (Corwin Fudge) of Pasadena; Light of her Life, granddaughter Kaitlyn; sister Linda Sweeney (Don) of Robert's Arm; brother Wayne Sexton (Marina) of MacKenzie, BC; special aunt and godmother Rhoda Sexton, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, other relatives and cherished friends. Mrs. McWhirter was predeceased by her father Walter Lloyd Sexton, mother Edna and sister Dorothy. Family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 15, at 2:00 p.m. from the Humber United Church, officiated by Rev. Patricia Melindy. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"A part of her will always be with us!"


Wednesday, October 15, 2003

DEATHS

GEORGE, Ronald Silas
June 16, 1928 - October 14, 2003
Gillams

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald George announces his passing on Tuesday, October 14, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 76th year. He will be sadly missed by his five children: Lydia (Larry) O'Quinn of Corner Brook; Alan (Imelda) of Deer Lake; Wade (Geraldine), Leroy (Gail), all of Gillams, and Gary (Janet) of Calgary, Alberta; ten grandchildren: Penny, Peter, Jamie, Jason, Amanda, Arlene, Aridan, Crystal, Zachery and Matthew; five great-grandchildren: Melanie, Megan, Erin, Noah and Matthew; three sisters: Lillian Matthews, Mountain View Home Meadows; Emma (Eric) Lovell of McIvers, and Gloria (Bennie) Wells of Hughes Brook; three brothers: David (Cora), Foster (Pauline) and Raymond (Millie), all of McIvers; special niece Janice Parsons; special friends Lillian Robinson, Bruce & Joy Sheppard; and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his infant daughter Brenda, parents Silas and Sarah Jane, his two sisters Alfreda Park and Mildred Park, & brothers-in-law Benjamin Park, James Matthews and John Park. Visitation will take place Wednesday, October 15, 2003 and Thursday, October 16, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, Gillams. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Sydney Payne officiating. Interment at the family plot in McIvers. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500. The guestbook may be signed or donations may be made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

HAMMOND, Eric Fletcher (Lee)
Corner Brook, NL
Merchant Navy

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eric Fletcher (Lee) Hammond announce his passing on Monday, October 13th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 76. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 54 years, Idella; sister Sally & Morgan Givens of Ontario; four sons: Monroe & Judy, Varrick, Morgan & Theresa, Morgan & Lisa; daughters: Laverne & Ron, Hamilton; Joanne & Noble, Montreal; Colleen & Ignatius, Corner Brook; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Sybil and William Hammond, mother-in-law Jean Penney, brothers Fred and George. The funeral service will be held Friday, October 17th at 11:00 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, Reverend David Russell officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the sixth floor of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

50th Anniversary

ROWSELL
Gerry and Bernice Rowsell
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Oct. 15, 1953, at Holy Redeemer Chapel by Father Raymond March. Best wishes from their three children Stella (Robert) Wells, Brian (Annette) and Todd and their four grandchildren, Lori, Robyn, Tara and Scott. An open house will take place on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. at 48 Lomond St.


Thursday, October 16, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, October 17, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, October 18, 2003

DEATHS

JACOB, Walter Karl
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Jacob announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, October 16, 2003 at the age of 78. He leaves to mourn sons: Karl (Shirley) and Glen (Susan) all of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Savannah, Matthew, Daniel and Karl; one great grandson and sisters, Edith and Lottie. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 10 a.m. - 12 noon from where the funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

WELLS, Winnie Belle (nee Rideout)
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnie Wells announce her passing on Friday, October 17, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and very loving memories; three sons: Robert (Lorraine), Stephenville, Doyle (Debbie), Pasadena and Paul (Lisa), Calgary, two daughters: Kay (Henry) Hounsell, Pasadena and Diane (Howard) Wilton, Deer Lake; 12 grandchildren, five great grandchildren, brother Harold Rideout (Grace), Pasadena, sister Marion Norman, Lewisporte, brother-in-law Harry (Joan) Wells, Roberts Arm, sister-in-law Lillian Rideout, St. John's, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Robert, September 29, 1992, brothers Roland and Pierce, and sister Effie. Friends may visit St. David's of Wales Anglican Church, Pasadena on Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to PWRDF (Primate's World Relief & Development Fund). The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

STEIN
A Future Nfld. Golf Champ!

Born to Cec and Sandra Stein on October 11, 2003 at 3:02 a.m. in the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, a baby boy. Weight 8 lb. 9 oz. Height 22 inches. Name: William (Bill) James Stein.

WEDDING

REIMER & MOTTY
Shannon Reimer
and David Motty married July 19th, 2003 in Fort St. John, B.C. Currently reside in Calgary, AB.

WHEATON & STIRLING
The marriage of Nicole Wheaton, daughter of Tom and Isabel Wheaton of Pasadena to Danny Stirling, son of Rex and Grace Stirling of Pasadena, took place on September 26th, 2003 at Oakland United Church in Corner Brook with Rev. Parsons officiating. Maid of honor was Wendy Wheaton, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mandy Canning, friend of the bride and Claudette Ezekiel, cousin of the bride. Matthew Stirling, brother of the groom was best man. Groomsmen were Garland Wheaton, brother of the bride and John Wight, friend of the groom. Flowergirl was Raven Lane, cousin of the bride and ringbearer was Kyle Lane, cousin of the bride. Soloist was Deborah Burton, guitarist was Brian McHugh, and reception music was by Dot & Dave Walsh. Reception was held at the Columbus Club. The couple now reside in Kelligrews, CBS.

HUMBER & HAAS
Eric and Mary Humber of Benoit's Cove have the honour to announce the marriage of their son, Eric Glenn to Alexandria Grace Haas, daughter of Gerard and Debbie Haas. The wedding took place on Saturday, August 23, 2003. The happy couple reside in Port aux Basques, NL. They thank everyone who helped make their wedding day special.

PENNELL & EDISON
The marriage ceremony of Maxine, daughter of Jim & Mary Pennell of Pasadena to Jason, son of Carl & Betty Edison of Corner Brook, took place on July 26, 2003 at Holy Rosary Church in Pasadena with Father John Peddle officiating. Maid of honor: Juanita Pennell, sister of the bride, best man: Dwayne Gillam, friend of the bride & groom, bridesmaids: Dawn Fleming, cousin of the bride, Christa Rolls, friend of the bride & groom, Tracey Humber, friend of the bride and groom, groomsmen: Paul Blackwood, friend of the bride & groom, Tom Edison, brother of the groom, Trent Corcocan, cousin of the bride, flowergirl: Brittney Edison, niece of the groom, ringbearer: Zachary Gillam, Godchild of the groom. A reception followed at the Columbus Club, where they celebrated with family and friends. Thanks to everyone who joined with them to make it such a special day. The couple are now residing in Pickering, Ontario.


Monday, October 20, 2003

DEATHS

GULLAGE, Selby L.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Selby L. Gullage announce his peaceful passing with his loving family by his side on Friday, October 17, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Regina (nee Hayes), his daughters: Sylvia Pashley (Leonard) of Port Coquitlam, BC, Patricia White (Gerald), Pasadena, Barbara Mullett (George), sons: Edward (Shelia) and Perry (Nicole) all of Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren: Jamie, Mark, Michelle, Dora, Leonard, Andrew, Samantha, Christopher, Ryan, Nicholas, Bethany, Terry, Fred, Ian and Matthew, 3 special great-grandchildren Alysha, Shyisha and Jadyen. Also leaving to mourn are brothers Harold (Gladys) of Corner Brook and Roy King (Melina) of Cow Head, sister-in-law Jean; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Dora Gullage, brother Hedley. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Lung Association. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROBERTS, Woodrow Stephen
Corner Brook, NL
1921-2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Woodrow Stephen Roberts announce his passing on Saturday, October 18, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 82. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 56 years, Thelma; two daughters: Linda Roberts, Sharon Roberts (David Little); four grandchildren: Desmond McDonald, Yvonne McDonald Carter (Robert), Jason Hounsell, Trina Clarke (David); five great grandchildren: Taylor, Megan, Nathan, Brandon, Elliott; three sisters: Vivian Little, Edith Rowsell, Frances Randell and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 21 at 2:00 p.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 Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

BROWNING, Cody (Justin)
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cody (Justin) Browning announce his sudden and tragic passing in Cambridge, ON at the age of 19. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his father, Carson Brake (Marion) of Gillams, his mother Nancy Browning (Robert Tucker) of Meadows, daughter Kaitlyn and her mother Laura Blanchard, sister, Sarah of Meadows and brother Mark (Julie) and son Nicholas of Gillams. Three step sisters: Krista and Mandy Edwards and Robin Tucker. Grandparents Russell and Lily Browning and Florence Brake all of Gillams. Partner Janice Brueckman and her three children of Cambridge, ON, aunts: Donna (Robert) Perkins of Kingston, ON, Lorraine Brake (Boyd House) of Gillams and uncle Jeffrey (Kelly) Browning of Meadows, cousins: James Parsons, Sherry Brake, Gregory and Ian Browning. Also a large circle of great aunts, great uncles, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son, Brady (2000) and grandfather, George Brake (2002). Visitation will take place at St. James Anglican Church, Gillams on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Sydney Payne officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the family will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.country-haven.ca

MCDONALD, Margaret Jane
Corner Brook, NL
1914-2003

Passed away Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the Dr. J. I. O'Connell Center Margaret Jane McDonald in her 89 year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, her six daughters: Juanita Dower (Frank), Pasadena, Belle (Callahan) LeBlanc (Gilbert), Ontario, Judy Bale (Ted), Ontario, Loretta Gallant (Dave), Corner Brook, Pauline Allen (Don), Corner Brook, Arlene McDonald, St. John's; five sons: Ed McDonald (Carrie), Ontario, Jim McDonald, Ontario, Mike McDonald (Patricia), Corner Brook, Ken McDonald (Mary), Alberta, Bernard McDonald, Corner Brook; 24 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild; sisters: Mary Robertson, Agnes Fitzpatrick; brothers: George Robertson (Delores), Alex Robertson (Thelma); sisters-in-law: Martha Robertson, Florence Robertson, Mame Kennedy, Monica McDonald; brothers-in-law: Edward Clarke, Leo McDonald, Ron McDonald and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James McDonald in 1998, son Leo McDonald in 1959, grandson Jonah and great grandson Stephen in 2001. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Father Gordon Grace officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Monday & Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Dr. J. I. O'Connell Center. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ROWE, Emily Jane
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emily Rowe announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 18, 2003 at the age of 96. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Ralph (Patsy) of Steady Brook, Donald (Peggy) of Kelligrews, daughters, Edna Wilson of Gillams, Selma Davis (Mel Thomas) and Mary Slade (Nick Tobin) both of Corner Brook. Daughter-in-law, Stella Rowe of Pasadena and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Sister-in-law Freda Rowe of Green's Harbour. Also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Frederick, sons Arthur, Ross, George, and sister Lillian. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church with Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.country-haven.ca

BRAKE, Stephen Ferguson
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Brake announce his sudden and tragic passing in Cambridge, ON at the age of 20. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his parents, Bruce and Vicki Brake of Gillams, brothers Bruce and Brandon, grandparents William and Elizabeth White of George's Lake and grandmother Mary Brake of Meadows. Paternal uncles: Brian (Janice), Spencer (Tammy), Roger (Diane), Ferguson (Amanda) and Murray (Lisa). Paternal aunts: Amanda, Effie (Keith Manning) and Charlene. Maternal uncles: Danny (Lisa) White, Kerry (Penny) White. Maternal aunts: Debbie (Glen) Stanford, Kathy Mitchell and Shirley (Jamie) Park and a large number of cousins, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his grandfather, Noble Brake. Visitation will take place at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sydney Payne officiating. Interment at Holy Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the family will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.country-haven.ca

ISAACS, Drucilla (Joyce)
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Center, Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, October 17, 2003, Drucilla (Joyce) Isaacs, age 82 years. Predeceased by her parents Jessie and Amelia (Button) Strong; one sister Eliza and two brothers Joseph and Hector. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Robert; sister Selena Strong (Boston); niece Joyce Roberts (nee Strong) husband Lewis; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Special friends Lillian and John Peyton and all the Peyton family. Special thanks to the staff of St. Clares 5 and 6 East and doctors and nurses at the Palliative Care Unit, Leonard A. Miller Center. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., on Sunday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Monday, October 20, 2003 from Barrett's Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.


Tuesday, October 21, 2003

DEATHS

BROWNING, Cody (Justin)
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cody (Justin) Browning announce his sudden and tragic passing in Cambridge, ON at the age of 19. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his father, Carson Brake (Marion) of Gillams; his mother, Nancy Browning (Robert Tucker) of Meadows; daughter Kaitlyn and her mother Laura Blanchard; sister, Sarah of Meadows and brother, Mark (Julie) and son Nicholas of Gillams; three step-sisters: Krista and Mandy Edwards and Robin Tucker; grandparents Russell and Lily Browning and Florence Brake, all of Gillams; partner Janice Brueckman and her three children of Cambridge, ON; aunts: Donna (Robert) Perkins of Kingston, ON, Lorraine Brake (Boyd House) of Gillams and uncle, Jeffrey (Kelly) Browning of Meadows; cousins: James Parsons, Sherry Brake, Gregory and Ian Browning; special uncle and aunt, Richard and Inez Lovell and daughters Pamela & Penny of Kitchener, Ontario; and a large circle of great aunts, great uncles, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son, Brady (2000) and grandfather, George Brake (2002). Visitation will take place at St. James Anglican Church, Gillams on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the family will be greatly appreciated.

PAYNE, Annie Clarissa
Parsons Pond, NL
Born June 17, 1932 - Born again September 9, 1960
Went to be with the Lord October 19, 2003

Passed away peacefully at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Annie Payne at the age of 71 years. Left with fond and loving memories is her husband Carl; children: Jocelyn (Myles) Payne, Carson Payne and Gail (Thane) Deagle; grandchildren: Chantel and Cavelle Payne, Thana and Nigel Deagle; brothers: Simon (Claudine) Brown, Edgar (Ura) Brown; sisters: Mae (Aubrey) Decker, Rosie (Melvin) Gilley; brothers-in-law: Simeon Payne, Stewart Parsons, Samuel (Karen) Payne; sisters-in-law: Rhoda (Graham) Payne, Ina Payne; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Arch and Martha Brown, parents-in-law Edward and Rose Ellen Payne, sisters-in-law Violet Payne and Barbara Parsons, and niece Clara Brown. Friends may visit the Gospel Hall, Parsons Pond on Tuesday, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 22, at 2:00 p.m., Mr. Burt Joyce officiating. Interment to follow at the Gospel Hall Cemetery, Parsons Pond. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre Funeral Homes Ltd., Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MARCH, Cecilia (Girlie)
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 Cecilia (Girlie) March announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the age of 85 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Hugh of the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing and two sons: Sandy of Toronto, John (Bev) of Halifax, Nova Scotia and two daughters: Donna (Allan) Kerfont and Mary (Hugh) MacArthur, all of Port au Port East, one brother, Frank Hynes of St. John's, two sisters: Bride (Pat) O'Quinn of Stephenville, Jenny Kenny (Bill) of Ontario and eight grandchildren: Allan, Renee, Ron, Vanessa, Jessica, Craig, Brad, Dawn and two great-grandchildren: Evan Allan March, Liam Edward Glavine and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. from Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Wednesday, October 22, 2003

DEATHS

PARSONS, Julie
Deer Lake
September 29, 1910 - October 20, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Julie Parsons announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 93rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memory her son Harold (Florence) Newman; her grandchildren: Irene, Gary (Maxine) Ross and Tony, her great grandchildren: Devon, Tracey, Mark; her great great grandchildren: Lonia and Maxine; her niece Maude (Ches) Bursey; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jessie Parsons; her sisters: Lydia, Daisy, Virtue, Minnie and Lizzie; her brother George and her parents: William and Sarah Newman. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake today at 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Deer Lake with Pastor Snow officiating with interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Wight's Road, Deer Lake. Flowers or donations in her memory can be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Mary (Mamie)
Stephenville Crossing, NL
March 1, 1916 - October 20, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mamie Young announce her passing on Monday, October 20, 2003 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville in her 87th year. She leaves to mourn her four children: Pius (Diane) of Edmonton, Alberta; Maisie (Tom) Ruiz of Stephenville; Marguerite (Greg) Swyers of Stephenville Crossing and Elizabeth (David) Gillingham of St. George's; one brother, William (Madonna) Hawkins; three sisters: Blanche Swyers, Bernadette Hynes and Margaret Lucas, all of Stephenville Crossing; twelve grandchildren: Scott, John, Susan, Michael, Jennifer, Bryan, Robert, Marlynn, Donald, Thomas, Phillip and Maurice; five great-grandchildren; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband John, parents Andrew and Agatha Hawkins, sister Agatha Walsh & brothers Simon and Chris Hawkins. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing beginning Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Friday, October 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, with Father Ariel Garcia and Msgr. Roddrick White officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Brook Street. The family guestbook may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

HOWLETT, Ronald Joseph
Hillcrest Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Joseph Howlett announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Evelyn; three sons: Mike (Marina) Howlett of British Columbia, Ken Howlett (Marsha Jesso) of Stephenville and Wayne (Joanne) Howlett of Stephenville; three brothers: Jack Howlett of Springdale, Pat (Pearl) Howlett of Corner Brook and Ray (Nora) Howlett of Massey Drive; two grandchildren: Kirstie Howlett and Joshua Howlett; nephew, Bob; special neighbour, Mrs. Tapper; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his five brothers: Freeman, Ralph, Lowell, Thomas and James Howlett. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

SHEPPARD, Roland A.
York Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roland Sheppard announce his passing on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Charlotte, children: Marilyn Park, Lark Harbour, Allan (Mary-Lou), York Harbour, Janie Sheppard (Aubrey), York Harbour, Michael, British Columbia and Ricky, Manitoba; seven grandchildren: Jerry Park, Jason Sheppard, Charlene Wheeler, Chrissy Sheppard, Kayla Sheppard, Sean Sheppard and Tyler Darrigan; two sisters: Lillian Saunders and Edna Ayres, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, October 24, at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Canon Joyce Payne. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. James Anglican Church Fund or to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SIMMONDS, Stephen Wayne
October 22, 1950 - October 17, 2003

On Friday, October 17, 2003 Mr. Wayne Simmonds passed away at the age of 52. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara Simmonds, four daughters: Tammy Haugen (Al) of Sherwood Park, Cindy Simmonds of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Miranda Simmonds of Sherwood Park, Valerie Applin (Jeremy) of Sherwood Park. Wayne also leaves behind eight grandchildren, seven brothers and thirteen sisters and his parents. Visitation for the late Wayne Simmonds will be held on Monday, October 20, 2003 at Park Place Funeral Home, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Park Place Funeral Home, 51 Broadway Blvd. Sherwood Park. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Park Place Funeral Home, 51 Broadway Blvd. Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 2C1.


Thursday, October 23, 2003

DEATH

DAVIS, Rosalind
Hampden, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rosalind Davis announce her sudden passing on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 43 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her husband Eldon, children: Pamela, Tracey and Billy, step-children: Kayla and Joey, grandson Jake and step-granddaughter Nakita; father Claude Eveleigh, sister Glenda, brothers: Woodrow, Larry and Michael, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Anita Eveleigh, first husband Roy, grandparents Pearl and Stan Eveleigh and Robert and Patience Eveleigh. Friends may visit the Pentecostal Church, Hampden beginning Wednesday afternoon from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 24, at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Pastor Gerald Mansfield. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Friday, October 24, 2003

DEATH

COMPTON, Colleen
Labrador City

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Colleen Compton announce her sudden passing in Labrador City on Tuesday, October 21st, 2003 at the age of 43. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband Gary, daughter Candace and family pet Buffy, all of Labrador City; mother: Annie Legge of Jeffreys; sisters: Lavina (Joseph) Curnew, Sandra (Martin) Benoit and Dorothy (Gordon) Hounsell, all of Jeffreys; brothers: Harry (Sheila), Port aux Basques; David (Elsie), St. John's; Augustus (Greta), Jeffreys; Eugene (Laverne), Rothesay, NB and Roland (Connie), Moncton, NB; father and mother-in-law: Cluney and Emma Compton of Englee, NL; brothers-in-law: Ross Compton, Thompson, Manitoba; Rick Compton, Mississauga, Ontario; Danny Compton, Englee, NL and Boyde Compton of Brampton, ON; sisters-in-law: Patsy (Wyatt) Newman & Elaine (Ron) Pittman, both of Englee, NL and Deanna Compton, Goose Bay, Labrador; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, Emmanuel Legge. Friends may visit St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, October 26th at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Jeffreys. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memorial donations or the family guestbook may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES

WHITE
Eileen and Walter White
of St. George's are celebrating their Golden Wedding anniversary today. They were married in St. Joseph's Parish Church, St. George's on Oct. 24, 1953 by Father Quigley. A dinner and dance was held in their honour at the Royal Canadian Legion in St. George's on Aug. 16, 2003. Family, relatives and friends were able to be home at that time. They were escorted to the Canadian Legion in limousine followed by a motorcade of family and friends. Monsignor White attended the celebration and bestowed blessings upon them. The next night family and friends gathered to watch the 50 spectacular fireworks display, in honour of their 50 dedicated years to each other. Love and best wishes come from their six children: Betty, Danny, Rick, Dwayne, Stephen and Rodney, and their families. Their special day will be spent with their children, grandchildren and relatives who live in the immediate area.

DROVER
Art and Shirley Drover
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Oct. 24, 1953 at the Salvation Army Citadel in Corner Brook. The Drovers have six children: Susan (Mike) Lucas; Jack (Marina); Al (Gail); Toni (Christine); Ernie (Lana); Jim (Cheryl), 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren with another one on the way. There will be an Open House today from 2-5 p.m. at 34 Osmond Avenue in Corner Brook.


Saturday, October 25, 2003

DEATHS

JARDINE, George
George Jardine
, age 73, passed peacefully away at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax on October 19, 2003. He leaves with loving memories: his son, Iain; grandson, Izaiya (mum Natasha Carter); sister, Jean Skilling and her family of Wilmington, Del.; & his brother, Robert and family of Oshawa, ON. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Jeanie Jardine; brother, Jackie and sister, Margaret Wilson, all of Scotland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences: 1066@alderwoods.com

STRATTON, Dorothy Mildred
Deer Lake
November 17, 1919 - October 24, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Mildred Stratton announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 83rd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Elizabeth, Ann (Melvin), Florence (Doug), Phyllis (Eugene), Dorothy (Peter), Anita and Emma; her sons: William, Hubert, Oswald, Thomas, Ellison, Leonard (Lucille), Eldred (Joyce), Roy (Bessie), Doug (Ivy) and Ted (Marjorie); a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Thomas Hiscock; her late husband Baxter Stratton; her twin boys Ricky and Randy; Reg; Jack; Ted; Allan; her sister Pansy; and her parents Albert and Kate Regular. Visitation will take place at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Saturday, October 25th, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 26th at 3 p.m. at the Anglican Church, Deer Lake, with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Wight's Road. Flowers or donations in her memory can be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

GOOSNEY, Richard (Dick)
Birchy Head, NL
Feb. 10th, 1930 - Oct. 24th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Goosney announce his passing at the family home in Birchy Head on Friday Oct. 24th, 2003 at the age of 73 years, he will be sadly missed by loving wife Ruby (Osmond); ten children: Yvonne (Leo), NL, George (Judy), NL, Madonna (Lindsay), NL, Beverly (Gordon), ON, Everett (Marilyn), NL, Paulette, ON, Owen, ON, Betty (Paul), ON, Bride (Chris), ON, Wycliff (Myrna), ON: 13 grandchildren: Gerri, Eyon (Vanessa), Richard (Renee), Stephen, Kayla, Nicole, Chrystal, Kyle, Matthew, Jarvis, Lisa, Samantha, Sarah; three great-grandchildren: Keesha, Cameron, Katona; sisters: Flora (Leslie) Caines, Ada Wight, Gladys (George) Williams, Ida (Jim) Burden, Gladys (Ignatuis) Lee; brothers-in-law: Everett (Blanche) Osmond, Hayward (Maxine) Osmond; special friends Felix and Jean Laing, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by father and mother John and Rita Goosney and sisters Viola and Viera, father and mother-in-law Everett and Ethel Osmond and son-in-law David Parsons. Visitation will take place at the United Church in Shoal Brook, NL. Funeral service will be held on Monday October 27th, 2003 with Rev. Raymond Clouter officiating with interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery at Shoal Brook. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to the Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St. Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ENGAGEMENT

HIGGINS & O'NEILL
Don and Joan Higgins are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Jason to Angeline O'Neill, daughter of Peter and Ditas O'Neill of Edmonton, Alberta. The wedding is planned for May 2004.

DWYER & BUGDEN
Ron and Jennifer Dwyer are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly to Stephen, son of Craig and Dianne Bugden. Engagement took place October 19th, 2003. Best wishes from family and friends.

BENNETT & HULL
Arthur and Roslyn Bennett of Corner Brook are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth-Ann to Kevin, son of Jim and Janette Hull of Pasadena, on August 9, 2003. Congratulations and best wishes come from their parents, family, friends and especially from nephew Nathan Barker, and nieces Melissa Barker and Olivia Hull. Elizabeth-Ann and Kevin's wedding will take place on September 11, 2004.

WEDDING

ELLIOTT & NALLEY
Jean and Melvin Tipple are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter Nancy Elliott, daughter of the late Clive Elliott, to Brian Nalley, son of Louise and Robert E. Brown. They were united in marriage on Sept. 6th, 2003 at Round Grove United Church in Lewisville, Texas with Rev. Byron Wells officiating. Reception followed the ceremony at the Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound. The bride is employed as an emergency room nurse at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and the groom is a firefighter/paramedic for the city of Denton. Out of town guests were from Newfoundland, Alberta, Oklahoma, Tennessee and North Carolina. The couple currently reside in Lewisville, Texas.

BIRTH

LEWIS
Jason and Krista Lewis of Little Rapids are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Emily, 8 lb. 1 oz. on July 10, 2003. Lots of love from Mommy, Daddy and Chelsea; grandparents: Dave and Barbara Lewis, and Roger and Maureen Parsons; Aunts: Marika Lewis, Heather Lewis, Karen Hodder and Nicole Parsons; and Great Grandmother Jean Pretty. Bella was christened at St. Ambrose Church on August 24, 2003. Proud Godparents are Marika Lewis, Michael Wiseman and Tina Boland. Love and best wishes from all your family and friends!


Monday, October 27, 2003

DEATHS

WELLS, Dorothy (nee Evans)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Wells announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 26, 2003 at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughters Ivy (Scott) Hicks of Horwood, Shirley (Frank) Bonnell of Pasadena, Joyce (John) Hynes of New Ferrole Harbour, Maxine (Bill) Welsh of Port Alberni, BC & Carolann (Gerald) Noble of Kelligrews. Sons Terry (Sharon Harnum) of Pasadena and Glen (Marita) of Massey Drive. 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Sisters Bessie Driscoll, Millie Jones, Mary Hall and Joyce Neeley. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James William and a brother Frank. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 28, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at The First United Church on Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The First United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"

GILLIS, Michael F.
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NL
Formerly of Highlands, NL
1913-2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michael F. Gillis announce his peaceful passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, October 26, 2003 at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn his sisters: Theresa (Hugh) Gillis of Loch Leven, Margaret Creaser of Halifax, NS, and Agnes (Bob) Walters, Powell River, BC, as well a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by brothers: Angus, Paul, Dan, John and Joseph; sisters: Mary, Katherine and Christine. Friends may visit St. Columcille Roman Catholic Church, Highlands, beginning Monday, 2-9 p.m. from where the funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Terry Boland officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Highlands. As expressions of sympathy 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 guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, October 28, 2003

DEATH

BASHA, Michael
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Monday, October 27th, 2003 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, Michael Basha at the age of 71. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Mary; children: Michael (Holly), Tom (Jacquie), Richard, and Joanne (Terry Doucette); grandchildren: Ben, Sophie, Marvin, Shae and Hallie; sister Joan Johnson (Brian); and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Winnifred Basha, and sister Yvonne Belanger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, October 30th at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, October 29, 2003

DEATHS

FORD, Stanley Ernest
Jackson's Arm
October 6, 1913 - October 27, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stanley Ernest Ford announce his passing on Monday, October 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 90th year. He will be sadly missed by his nephew Harold (Marilyn) of Jackson's Arm and his niece Florence (George) Clarke of Deer Lake; also a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Andrew and Julie Ford, brothers: Lewis and Sidney. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm today, Tuesday, where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. William Ransom officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations to one's choice would gratefully be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ISAACS, Robert Joseph
Passed away at the Coronary Care Unit, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Halifax, on October 27th, 2003, Robert J. Isaacs, in his 87th year. Predeceased by his wife Drucilla (Joyce) Isaacs, October 17th, 2003; his parents Ellen and William Henry Isaacs; brother James Earl Isaacs; sister Ida Nielsen; step-brother Stephen Henry Isaacs; step-sister Susan Critch. Leaving to mourn numerous relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 30th, 2003 from Barrett's Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Rd. As expressions of sympathy flowers are being gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

56th Anniversary

MURPHY
Mike and Jenny Murphy
of Corner Brook are celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary today. Congratulations from their children, Mary, Madelyn, Donna, Sharon, Joanne, Frank, Pat and Michael (Mike), 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


Thursday, October 30, 2003

DEATHS

KEAN, Genevieve (Jennie)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Genevieve (Rose) Kean announce her passing at the Corner Brook Interfaith Home on Friday, October 24, 2003 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn are Jennie's four children: two sons: Wilmore and his wife Diane of Powell River, British Columbia, David and his wife Marion of Saint John, New Brunswick; two daughters: Marion and her husband Al Bert of Clarenville, Newfoundland and Jeanie and her husband Brian Pineo of Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia; seven grandchildren: Mary Louise (Potesta), Edwin, Michael, Christopher, Stephanie (Kelly), Stephen (Bert) and Shaun; five great-grandchildren: Brandon (Potesta), Hilary and Hayley (Kean), Noah (Bert) and Ryan (Kelly). Also to mourn are one brother George Rose and his wife Pearl, two sisters: Winifred and her husband Royce Frail and Bertha (Hall), sisters-in-law: Lucretia (Kean) and her husband Owen Pear, Annie (Rose), as well as a large circle of very special nieces and nephews. Jennie is predeceased by her loving husband Elwin; her parents Walter and Lily Rose, three brothers: John (Jack) and Harold Rose and Hubert Way; a brother-in-law Ignatius Hall and a sister-in-law Boyde Rose. The loss of Jennie Kean will leave a void in the hearts of a loving family and a wide circle of friends. Granting Jennie's wishes, the family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday, October 31, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2003, 2 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer's Society are greatly appreciated.

LAVERS, James
15 Fifth Avenue, Deer Lake, NL
July 21st, 1941 - October 28th, 2003

Passed away suddenly at the age of 62 years on Tuesday, October 28th, 2003. Son of the late Sherlock and Minnie Lavers. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Shirley (nee: Feltham) of 37 years; daughter, Wanda (Randy) Pittman, living in Cormack; sons: Shawn (Tracey), living in Cormack; and Sheldon (Arlene), living in Stephenville; four grandsons: Randy Jr., Roderick, Devon and Dylan; his granddaughter, Nakita; his brothers: Harvey (Carol), Fort McMurray, Alberta; and Brendan (Mary) of Deer Lake; his sisters: Helen (Leslie) Humpreys, Janette Janes and Velma (Gary) Bernette, all of Deer Lake; and Zita Cullihall of Fort McMurray, Alberta; aunt, Gertie Hynes of Curling; special cousin, Sister Mary Lavers, Truro, Nova Scotia; also his mother-in-law, Mrs. Maggie Feltham of Deer Lake. He was predeceased by his parents Sherlock and Minnie Lavers; son, Jimmy; brother, Sherlock Jr.; and sister, Mary (June) Orford. Also leaves a large circle of relatives and friends. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place from Immaculate Conception Church on Friday, October 31st, 2003 at 2:00 p.m., with Father Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at family plot of church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, October 31, 2003

DEATH

BENNETT, Mary Elizabeth
St. Paul's, NL
Nov. 2, 1919 - Oct. 30, 2003

Passed away Thursday, October 30th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Palliative Care, Mary Elizabeth Bennett in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn six daughters: Shirley Ellsworth (Sam), Vivian Major (Lloyd) of Rocky Harbour, Gladys Payne (Henry), St. Paul's, Ruby Ellsworth, Lloyd of Rocky Harbour, Flossie Humber (Alex) of Corner Brook, Hughena Payne (Hounsell) of Cow Head; special granddaughter Charlene Bennett (Truman) of Brampton, ON; two brothers: Gordon Bennett (Margaret), Ronald Bennett (Olive), St. Paul's; 21 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Clyde W. November 1, 1991; sisters Eva and Freda, brothers George and Charlie; parents Arthur & Clares Jane Bennett. The family will be receiving friends at the Anglican Church in St. Paul's on Friday beginning at 2:00 p.m. and all day Saturday. The funeral service will follow on Sunday, November 2nd at 12:00 noon, Rev. James Pratt officiating, with the interment at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (November 8, 2003)

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