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The Western Star Newspaper
October 2005

 

Saturday, October 1, 2005

DEATHS

HOUSE, Bernice (nee Brown)
Daniel's Harbour, NL
May 13, 1949 - September 29, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bernice House announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, September 29th, 2005, in her 56th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: her husband, Stewart, her children: Calvin House of Daniel's Hr., Kim Caines (John Elliott) of Miramachi, New Brunswick, Heather (Mrs. Fred Bell) of Corner Brook, Lisa (Mrs. John Hann) of Woody Point, Lorna House and Paula House (Leslie Brophy) both of Daniel's Hr., her eight grandchildren: Jenna Caines, Kaya Bell, April Hann, Natasha Caines, Kristina Bell, Dylan House, Matthew House, and Christie Hann, her great granddaughter Jade House, her mother Mrs. Mary Alice Brown of Cow Head, her brothers and sisters Hughena (Frazer Bennett) of Cow Head, Margaret (Mrs. Bradley House) of Daniel's Hr., Adrain Brown of Corner Brook and Larry his wife Myrna Brown of Cow Head, her father-in-law Hiram House of Daniel's Hr., Bernice was predeceased by her father Frederick Brown, her brother Gary Brown, and her mother-in-law Beatrice House. Cremation took place on Friday, September 30th, 2005. The family will be receiving family and friends on Saturday, October 1st, 2005 at the Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Hr., from 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday, October 2nd, 2005 at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt and Rev. House officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

O'DELL, Cecil
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil O'Dell announce his sudden passing at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray on Tuesday, September 28, 2005 at the age of 59. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife, Linda (Nee Bellows); daughter, Kelly (Bill) Hann; son, Kenny (Kim) O'Dell; grandchildren Renee Hann, Tyler O'Dell, and Michael O'Dell; brothers: Fred (Cathy), Jerome (Lucy), Luke (Winnie); sister, Sheila (Larry) House. He is predeceased by his parents: Cyril and Minnie O'Dell, brothers: Clarence, Leo and Gordon. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday October 2, 2005 from 7-9. Funeral services will take place from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Monday October 3, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
There isn't a pedestal high enough

BLANCHARD, Garrett
January 21, 1963 - September 30, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Garrett Blanchard announce his passing at his family residence on Thursday, September 29th, 2005 in his 42nd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Irene (nee House), his son Dain (Lyric), mother Amy Blanchard, five brothers: Hedley (Lorraine), Winston, Edgar, all of Parsons Pond, Clifford of Brampton, three sisters Susie (Louis) Andrews of Corner Brook, Geraldine Gagne of Bishop Falls, Leah (Bruce) Biggin of Daniel's Harbour, his mother-in-law Mona House, his father-in-law Ernest Verge, sisters-in-law Florence Blanchard of Parsons Pond, Madeline (Derm) Bavis, Theresa (Derrick) Payne. also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Roland Blanchard, brother Stanley, brother-in-law Albert Gagne and sister-in-law Olive. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond today Saturday and Sunday from where the funeral service will take place on Monday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt 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"

PAYNE, Elsie Annette (nee Fowler)
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Cow Head, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Payne announce her passing on Thursday, September 29th, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 55 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband, Obediah; children: Daniel, Stephanie, Phillip and Vernon Payne; her father, Mr. David Fowler; brothers: Tom (Bella), Joseph (Myra), George (Stella) and Walter (Alice); sisters: Sophia (Kevin), Elizabeth (David), Bertha (George) and Janet (Bruce); mother-in-law, Mrs. Gwendolyn Payne; brothers and sisters-in-law: Ivan (Edna), David (Wanda), Vernon, Nora (Garry), Georgina, Kenneth (Gale), Michael (Heather) and Jesse (Greta); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and students. She was predeceased by her mother, Stella; grandfather, Thomas Hammond; and father-in-law, Obediah Sr. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. Visitation will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Cow Head on Sunday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 3rd, at 11:00 a.m., Fr. Roger Poblete officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of The Coast Church, St. Paul's. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

DICKS
Grant and Andrii Dicks of Kippens are pleased to announce the birth of their son Evan Howard, on June 29th at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, weighing 7 lb. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Glynn and Carol Porter of Deer Lake and Howard and Josephine Dicks of Middle Arm.

LANGER
Brandon would like to announce the birth of his baby sister Ashley Katelin on May 12, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Proud parents are Bob and Nicole, grandparents are Tony & Gail Bennett and Bob & Linda Langer, great-grandparents Lillian Langer and Ida Russell, all of Corner Brook. We would like to thank the nursing staff and doctors on the maternity ward for all their help.

HINKS
It is with great joy that Hillary Nicole Hinks was born to Kayla and Chad weighing 7 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Todd & Louise Hinks and Joan Duperton and Shawn Foresy.

ENGAGEMENT

MAJOR / IGNOR
Darcy and Heather Major of Reidville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura to Mark, son of Michael and Thelma Ignor of Kitchener, Ontario. The happy couple were engaged on August 12, 2005 and are planning a Fall 2006 wedding.

WEDDING

LOVELL & WHITE
On July 22, 2005, Bailey White and his Poppy Lovell presented his Mom, Lori Lynn, daughter of Shirley and Alma Lovell, to his Dad, Chris, son of George and Veda White, to be married. Standing by their side was Bobbie Ann Parsons, friend of the bride & groom, Brooke Melvin, niece/goddaughter of the bride, Stacy White, brother of the groom and Bailey, son of the bride & groom. Lori Lynn and Chris would like to thank Rev. J. Coles, McIvers A.C.W., Bill Roul, brother-in-law of the bride, Larry Lawrence and Frazer Parsons, friends of the bride and groom, Shannon Morgan, cousin of the groom, Calvin Burridge and everyone who helped make their wedding special.

PENNEY / SEELY
Keith and Margie Penney of Corner Brook are proud to announce the marriage of their son Stephen to Jillian, daughter of Bert and Wanda Seely of Amherst, Nova Scotia. Stephen and Jillian were married on June 11th, 2005 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian in Fredericton, New Brunswick where the couple currently reside. A reception was held at the Fredericton Delta where friends and family celebrated the happy occasion. Love and much happiness from Mom, Dad, Jennifer and Krista.


Monday, October 3, 2005

DEATHS

O'DELL, Cecil
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil O'Dell announce his sudden passing at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray on Tuesday, September 28, 2005 at the age of 59. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife, Linda (nee Bellows); daughter, Kelly (Bill) Hann; son, Kenny (Kim) O'Dell; grandson/son: Tyler O'Dell; grandchildren Renee Hann, and Michael O'Dell; brothers: Fred (Cathy), Jerome (Lucy), Luke (Winnie); sister, Sheila (Larry) House. He is predeceased by his parents: Cyril and Minnie O'Dell, brothers: Clarence, Leo and Gordon. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, October 3, 2005 from 7-9. Funeral services will take place from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
There isn't a pedestal high enough

FOLLETT, Cecile Marie (Cecily)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecile Follett announce her passing on Saturday, October 1st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: five sons: Eugene (Betty), Harry (Anne), Robert (Carol), Ken (Glenda) and Rod (Vivian); two daughters: Maria Gillis (Rory) and Maureen Mercer (Ben), twelve grandchildren: Trent, Cynthia, Cara, Joanna, Michael, Annette, Amanda, Peter, Josh, Maria, Sarah and Thomas; two step-grandchildren: Nicki Tricco and Danielle Johnston; brothers: John (Betty) Parsons, Joseph (Brada) Parsons and Wilfred (Gertie) Parsons; sisters: Irene Chaulk and Aggie Bennett, one sister-in-law Janet Parsons, as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Peter, infant son, granddaughter Danielle Gillis and brother Jim Parsons. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, October 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Jim Robertson 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 a memorial donation may be made through our website, www.fillatre.ca

PAYNE, Elsie Annette (nee Fowler)
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Cow Head, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie Payne announce her passing on Thursday, September 29th, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 55 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband, Obediah; children: Daniel, Stephanie, Phillip and Vernon Payne; her father, Mr. David Fowler; brothers: Tom (Bella), Joseph (Myra), George (Stella) and Walter (Alice); sisters: Sophia (Kevin), Elizabeth (David), Bertha (George) and Janet (Bruce); mother-in-law, Mrs. Gwendolyn Payne; brothers and sisters-in-law: Ivan (Edna), David (Wanda), Vernon, Nora (Garry), Georgina, Kenneth (Gale), Michael (Heather) and Jesse (Greta); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and students. She was predeceased by her mother, Stella; grandfather, Thomas Hammond; and father-in-law, Obediah Sr. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. Visitation will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Cow Head on Sunday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 3rd, at 11:00 a.m., Fr. Roger Poblete officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of The Coast Church, St. Paul's. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, October 4, 2005

DEATHS

BISHOP, Brian Robert
September 7, 2000 - October 1, 2005

It is with great sadness the family of Brian Robert Bishop announce his tragic death. Left with precious memories are his parents Tanya Fitzpatrick and Michael Bishop, brothers: Richard and Craig; grandparents: Sharon Fitzpatrick & Brian Warren and Cyril & Marina Bishop; great grandparents Shyrl and Esther Norman, Uncle Sheldon Bishop, other aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services to be held at a later date.
"Safe in the arms of Jesus"

FIFIELD, Rev. Cecil
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, the Reverend Cecil Fifield, aged 76 years. Son of the late Augustus and Bertha Fifield of Trinity East, predeceased by sister Mary and brother Gerald (Janet). Beloved husband of Marian (Hartt), cherished father of Carol (Ken Ryan), Beverley (Charlie Gearin) and David (Jill Bonnell) and adoring grandfather of Mollie Elizabeth Gearin. Also leaving to mourn sisters Amy (Late William) Coles, Louise (late Calvin) Humber, Mae Glen and Jessie (William) Abraham; brothers Harold (Late Myrtle), Walter (late Edith), Mark (late Irene, Lois); special friend Joanne; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Requiem Eucharist at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Endowment Fund, the S.P.C.A., or a charity of one's choice.

FOLLETT, Cecile Marie (Cecily)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecile Follett announce her passing on Saturday, October 1st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: five sons: Eugene (Betty), Harry (Anne), Robert (Carol), Ken (Glenda) and Rod (Vivian); two daughters: Maria Gillis (Rory) and Maureen Mercer (Ben); twelve grandchildren: Trent, Cynthia, Cara, Joanna, Michael, Annette, Amanda, Peter, Josh, Maria, Sarah and Thomas; two step grandchildren: Nicki Tricco and Danielle Johnston; brothers: John (Betty) Parsons, Joseph (Brada) Parsons and Wilfred (Gertie) Parsons; sisters: Irene Chaulk and Aggie Bennett, one sister-in-law Janet Parsons, as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Peter, infant son, granddaughter Danielle Gillis and brother Jim Parsons.  Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., Sunday evening from 7-9:00 p.m., and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, October 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Fr. Jim Robertson 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 a memorial donation may be made through our website, www.fillatre.ca

POTTLE, Eugene E.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eugene E. Pottle announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Monday, October 3, 2005 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by the mother of his children, Elsie May Pottle of Stephenville and four sons: Fred (Barbara) of Stephenville, Keith (Beverly) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tony (Dorothy) of Stephenville, Todd (Kim) of Cobourg, Ontario, four daughters: Paula (Ira) Pitcher of Vernon, British Columbia, Sandra Pottle of Galiano Island, British Columbia, Carol (Victor) Terilycki of Calgary, Alberta, Karen Pottle (George Hache) of St. John's and one brother, Max (Minnie) Pottle of St. John's, one sister, Joan (Jehu) Dodge of St. John's, twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Gregory Pottle in 1968. 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, October 6th at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the First United Church, Stephenville Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

NORTH, Sedella Margaret (nee Gallant)
Formerly of Corner Brook

Passed away at her home in Brantford, Ontario on September 30th, 2005 at the age of 60, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Leaving to mourn, her loving husband Orlando North, step-children: Cheryl (Greg) Stallwood, Jack (Pauline) North, grandchildren: Jacob and Rebecca Stallwood and Andrew North and her mother-in-law Marion North. Also leaving to mourn her loving sister Pat (John) Gillis, brother Dave (Loretta) Gallant, brother Joe Gallant, sister-in-law Elsie Gallant, nieces and nephews: Maggie, Lorie, Kenny, Stephen, Todd, Kelly-Ann, Johnny, Cindy and Joey. She was predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Gallant, brother Ken Gallant and father-in-law Walter North. Funeral Service will take place in Brantford Tuesday, October 4th, 2005.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GAMBERG, Patricia Mary RN
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer, Patricia Mary Gamberg (Patty). Predeceased by her son Fred (1995), parents Leo Healey (1951) and Nora Healey-Keegan (1993), by her brother Gerry (1941) and brother-in-law Alex Gushue (2000). Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 40 years Gerard (Jed) Gamberg; her daughter Aileen O'Keefe (Ed) of Halifax; sisters: Maureen Greene and Rosemary Healey-Keegan of St. John's, NL, Sheila Gushue of Corner Brook, NL; and brother Kevin Healey of Iriquois Falls, ON; sisters-in-law Kay Walsh and Mary Gamberg of St. John's; also many loving and beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and many colleagues in the nursing profession. Patty graduated from St. Clare's School of Nursing in 1961. She nursed at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Janeway Children's Hospital, the American Air Force Base Hospital in Stephenville, the Stephenville Cottage Hospital, Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook and concluded her career as Nursing Supervisor at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, NL for many years. Patty will be resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2005 from the Parish of St. Pius X, Smithville Crescent at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers or donations to a charity of ones' choice would be greatly appreciated. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com
"Requiescat in pace"

TRAVERS, John Alexander (Jack)
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jack Travers announce his passing on Monday, October 3rd, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond memories; his loving and devoted wife of 62 years Victoria (nee Sheppard); one son: Terry and his wife Ruth, Lark Harbour, and their two children: Shawna (Aden Park) and Nicole; two daughters: Linda Harrison and her husband Jim, North Vancouver, and their two children: Robert Harrison and Andrea (Shane Holmgren); Maxine Power and her husband Dave, Corner Brook and their two children: David (Darlene) Power and Vicki-Lynn (Todd Melindy); one great-grandson: Travis Power; one brother: Richard Travers (friend Betty MacDonald), Lark Harbour and one sister: Agnes Malloch, Toronto, ON, numerous beloved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Prudence Travis; sisters: Elizabeth Hynes, Lillian George, Matilda Murphy, Alberta Pardy, Verena Porter and Muriel Scott; brothers: Leon and James Travers. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour on Tuesday evening, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 6th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website, www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, October 5, 2005

DEATHS

BENOIT, Gerald
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at the age of 68 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Genevieve Bennett; six brothers: Gervis of Stephenville Crossing, Cecil (Yvonne) of St. George's, Melvin of Ontario, Michael (Jane) of British Columbia, Lester and Wayne, both of Stephenville Crossing; three sisters: Isabel Bennett, Lavern (Lester) Brumsey, both of Stephenville Crossing, Sheila Bennett of Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Cecil and sister, Margaret Rose. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, October 6th at 10:00 a.m. at the Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

GAMBERG, Patricia Mary RN
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer, Patricia Mary Gamberg (Patty). Predeceased by her son Fred (1995), parents Leo Healey (1951) and Nora Healey-Keegan (1993), by her brother Gerry (1941) and brother-in-law Alex Gushue (2000). Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 40 years Gerard (Jed) Gamberg; her daughter Aileen O'Keefe (Ed) of Halifax; sisters: Maureen Greene and Rosemary Healey-Keegan of St. John's, NL, Sheila Gushue of Corner Brook, NL; and brother Kevin Healey of Iriquois Falls, ON; sisters-in-law Kay Walsh and Mary Gamberg of St. John's; also many loving and beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and many colleagues in the nursing profession. Patty graduated from St. Clare's School of Nursing in 1961. She nursed at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Janeway Children's Hospital, the American Air Force Base Hospital in Stephenville, the Stephenville Cottage Hospital, Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook and concluded her career as Nursing Supervisor at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, NL for many years. Patty will be resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2005 from the Parish of St. Pius X, Smithville Crescent at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers or donations to a charity of ones' choice would be greatly appreciated. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com
"Requiescat in pace"

FIFIELD, Rev. Cecil
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, the Reverend Cecil Fifield, aged 76 years. Son of the late Augustus and Bertha Fifield of Trinity East, predeceased by sister Mary and brother Gerald (Janet). Beloved husband of Marian (Hartt), cherished father of Carol (Ken Ryan), Beverley (Charlie Gearin) and David (Jill Bonnell) and adoring grandfather of Mollie Elizabeth Gearin. Also leaving to mourn sisters Amy (Late William) Coles, Louise (late Calvin) Humber, Mae Glen and Jessie (William) Abraham; brothers Harold (late Myrtle), Walter (late Edith), Mark (late Irene, Lois); special friend Joanne; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Requiem Eucharist at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Endowment Fund, the S.P.C.A., or a charity of one's choice.

POTTLE, Eugene E.
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eugene E. Pottle announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Monday, October 3, 2005 at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by the mother of his children, Elsie May Pottle of Stephenville and four sons: Fred (Barbara) of Stephenville, Keith (Beverly) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tony (Dorothy) of Stephenville, Todd (Kim) of Cobourg, Ontario, four daughters: Paula (Ira) Pitcher of Vernon, British Columbia, Sandra Pottle of Galiano Island, British Columbia, Carol (Victor) Terilycki of Calgary, Alberta, Karen Pottle (George Hache) of St. John's and one brother, Max (Minnie) Pottle of St. John's, one sister, Joan (Jehu) Dodge of St. John's, twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Gregory Pottle in 1968. 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, October 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the First United Church, Stephenville Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated

TAYLOR, Francis "Frankie" David
Curling, Newfoundland
December 14, 1959 - September 26, 2005

With great sadness Frank's family announce his sudden passing at his home in Curling. Frank was a talented artist, skilled carpenter and avid outdoorsman. He held a special place in his heart for children and animals. In his younger years he was a star pitcher in Corner Brook's fast-pitch softball league. Left to lament are: his mother, Lorraine Taylor, sisters Lynnette Taylor, Allison Taylor, Kelly Taylor-Hulan (Kerry) all of Corner Brook, Debbie Taylor (Nick White) of Stephenville and sister-in-law Lola Taylor, also of Corner Brook; brothers: Rod Taylor (Susan) of Labrador City, Blaine Taylor of Calgary; four nieces, four nephews, four great nephews and one great-niece. Frank also left a very large circle of friends. Frank was predeceased by his infant son Gabriel (1996); brother Colin (2001); brother Paul (1986); father Frank (1977); and sister Elizabeth (1954). Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 6th. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Sean Allen and Father Jim Robertson officiating. Cremation has already taken place. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery following the service.

PARSONS, Gordon Jr.
Cormack
July 26th, 1952 - October 3rd, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of Gordon Parsons Jr. announce his passing on Monday, October 3rd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 53rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Ada; two daughters: Jennifer (Roddy) Petley of Halifax, Kimberly (Bill) Brett of Grand Prairie, Alberta; his grandson Axel; eight sisters: Joan (Bob) Walkins, Violet (Willis) Luff, Joyce (Karl) Robinson, Audrey (Glenn) Crewe, Lillian Pearce, Gail (Manuel) Campbell, Joy (Leonard) Roberts, and Penney (Francis) Budgell; four brothers: Randy, Wayne (Aggie), Fred (Christine), Bob (Minnie); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Gordon & Dorothy, sister Dorothy, nephew Aaron, niece Rowena and brother-in-law Thomas Pearce. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Cormack today, Wednesday from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Farwell 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"

TRAVERS, John Alexander (Jack)
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jack Travers announce his passing on Monday, October 3rd, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with fond memories; his loving and devoted wife of 62 years Victoria (nee Sheppard); one son: Terry and his wife Ruth, Lark Harbour, and their two children: Shawna (Aden Park) and Nicole; two daughters: Linda Harrison and her husband Jim, North Vancouver, and their two children: Robert Harrison and Andrea (Shane Holmgren); Maxine Power and her husband Dave, Corner Brook and their two children: David (Darlene) Power and Vicki-Lynn (Todd Melindy); one great-grandson: Travis Power; one brother: Richard Travers (friend Betty MacDonald), Lark Harbour and one sister: Agnes Malloch, Toronto, ON, numerous beloved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Prudence Travis; sisters: Elizabeth Hynes, Lillian George, Matilda Murphy, Alberta Pardy, Verena Porter and Muriel Scott; brothers: Leon and James Travers. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour on Tuesday evening, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 6th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. A special thank you to Dr. Culliton, Rev. Nellie Thomas, Doug Beatie, the LPN's and nurses on the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website, www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, October 6, 2005

DEATHS

GAMBERG, Patricia Mary RN
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer, Patricia Mary Gamberg (Patty). Predeceased by her son Fred (1995), parents Leo Healey (1951) and Nora Healey-Keegan (1993), by her brother Gerry (1941) and brother-in-law Alex Gushue (2000). Leaving to mourn her loving husband of 40 years Gerard (Jed) Gamberg; her daughter Aileen O'Keefe (Ed) of Halifax; sisters: Maureen Greene and Rosemary Healey-Keegan of St. John's, NL, Sheila Gushue of Corner Brook, NL; and brother Kevin Healey of Iriquois Falls, ON; sisters-in-law Kay Walsh and Mary Gamberg of St. John's; also many loving and beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and many colleagues in the nursing profession. Patty graduated from St. Clare's School of Nursing in 1961. She nursed at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, Janeway Children's Hospital, the American Air Force Base Hospital in Stephenville, the Stephenville Cottage Hospital, Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook and concluded her career as Nursing Supervisor at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, NL for many years. Patty will be resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2005 from the Parish of St. Pius X, Smithville Crescent at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers or donations to a charity of ones' choice would be greatly appreciated. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com
"Requiescat in pace"

FIFIELD, Rev. Cecil
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, October 3, 2005, the Reverend Cecil Fifield, aged 76 years. Son of the late Augustus and Bertha Fifield of Trinity East, predeceased by sister Mary and brother Gerald (Janet). Beloved husband of Marian (Hartt), cherished father of Carol (Ken Ryan), Beverley (Charlie Gearin) and David (Jill Bonnell) and adoring grandfather of Mollie Elizabeth Gearin. Also leaving to mourn sisters Amy (Late William) Coles, Louise (late Calvin) Humber, Mae Glen and Jessie (William) Abraham; brothers Harold (late Myrtle), Walter (late Edith), Mark (late Irene, Lois); special friend Joanne; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave., Tuesday, Oct. 4 and Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Requiem Eucharist at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Anglican Cathedral Endowment Fund, the S.P.C.A., or a charity of one's choice.


Friday, October 7, 2005

DEATH

FELTHAM, Chrissie Genevieve
Bonavista Peninsula

Passed away September 25, 2005, Chrissie Genevieve Feltham at 91 years. Predeceased by husband Joseph in 1972, brother Jack, two sisters: Martha and Mary and grandson Geoffrey. Left with fond and loving memories sons and daughters: Sons: James (wife Doris) of Charlottetown, PEI and Bruce of Surrey, BC; daughters: Ruth (husband Bob Jones) of Timmins, ON, Louise (husband Winston Janes) of Deer Lake, NL, Patricia (husband Rev. Dr. Ronald Vincent) of Rothesay, NB, and Jocelyn (husband Rev. Graham Cook) of Catalina, NL. Also leaving to mourn sisters; special friend sister-in-law, Vera Forsey; 15 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Patricia Ritchie conducted funeral services at Wesley United Church, Port aux Basques, September 29, 2005. Interment was at United Church Cemetery, Port aux Basques. Funeral arrangements were by Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mission and Service Fund or United Church of Canada.


Saturday, October 8, 2005

DEATH

FELTHAM, Chrissie Genevieve
Bonavista Peninsula

Passed away September 25, 2005, Chrissie Genevieve Feltham at 91 years. Predeceased by husband Joseph in 1972, brother Jack, two sisters: Martha and Mary and grandson Geoffrey. Left with fond and loving memories sons and daughters: Sons: James (wife Doris) of Charlottetown, PEI and Bruce of Surrey, BC; daughters: Ruth (husband Bob Jones) of Timmins, ON, Louise (husband Winston Janes) of Deer Lake, NL, Patricia (husband Rev. Dr. Ronald Vincent) of Rothesay, NB, and Jocelyn (husband Rev. Graham Cook) of Catalina, NL. Also leaving to mourn sisters; special friend sister-in-law, Vera Forsey; 15 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Patricia Ritchie conducted funeral services at Wesley United Church, Port aux Basques, September 29, 2005. Interment was at United Church Cemetery, Port aux Basques. Funeral arrangements were by Strathie's Funeral Home, Bonavista. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mission and Service Fund or United Church of Canada.

BIRTH

MACDONALD
Peter and Carmel Hynes of Port au Port are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first grandchild, Noah Peter MacDonald, born July 24th, 2005, weighing 10 lb. 2 oz. Noah was born at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's to parents Bruce and Lorraine (Hynes) who currently reside in Paradise, NL. Noah is also welcomed by aunts Nancy (Robb) and Nicole, uncles David (Joanne), Andrew, Sandy and grandparents John and anne MacDonald of Sydney, NS. We would like to thank all our family and friends for their well wishes and gifts.

WEDDING

CURTIS / SZANGULIES
Congratulations to Brenda Elizabeth, daughter of William & Myra Curtis, and David Paul, son of Gary & Joan Szangulies, on their wedding which took place on July 23, 2005. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Majors Leighton & Bernice Patey at the Salvation Army Citadel in Deer Lake. Matron of Honour was Toni Pittman, friend of the Bride & Groom, Best Man was Jeff Gillard, friend of the Groom; Bridesmaids were: Tamey Perry, friend of the Bride, Joanne Perry, cousin of the Bride, Robin Fisher, friend of the Bride; Groomsmen were: Kirk Szangulies, brother of the Groom, Darrel Fifield, friend of the Groom, Martin Pittman, friend of the Bride & Groom; Junior Bridesmaid was Billi Pittman; Flowergirl was Brodi Pittman and Ring Bearer was Cody Pittman. The reception was held at the Royal Canadian Legion. The happy couple reside in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Best Wishes for a lifetime of happiness from your Family and Friends.


Monday, October 10, 2005

In observance of Thanksgiving Day, The Western Star will not publish Monday, Oct. 10, and all offices were closed. Publication resumed and offices reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 11.


Tuesday, October 11, 2005

DEATHS

MATCHEM, Sophia Mae
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of St. David's, NL)
1927-2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sophia Mae Matchem announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Saturday, October 8th, 2005 at the age of 78. She will be sadly missed by sons: Ross (Mary), McKay's, Wayne, St. David's, Bill (Jean), daughter Candace, Stephenville, Jackie, Milton, ON; mother Amelia Lemoine at the age of 105 years old of North Sydney, NS; sisters: Adelaide (Stan) Gracie, Sydney Mines, NS, Annie Parsons, Cambridge, ON; brother Rodney (Blanche), North Sydney, NS; five grandchildren: Robin (Judy), daughter Danielle, Marcel (Laurie), Bradley (Stephanie) all of Oshawa, ON, Chad (Heather), St. John's, Zachary, McKay's; great grandchildren: Brandon, Brady, Oshawa, ON, Regan, St. John's as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by husband John, 1993; father George Lemoine, 1966; brother Jim Lemoine, 2000; son Rodney, 1985; daughter-in-law Brenda, 1999; grandson Shane, 1985. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at St. Michael and All Angels Church, St. David's, from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website www.fillatre.ca

VEITCH, Lisa Marie
Nov. 12/63 - Oct. 9/05

Our Heavenly Father unexpectedly called Lisa, our precious daughter, to be among His blessed on Sunday evening, Oct. 9th. Waiting for her were her grandparents: Jack & Maude Kennedy and Philip Veitch. She will be lovingly remembered by her parents Anita Veitch Belanger (Merrill) and Charlie (Vicki) Veitch. Left to celebrate Lisa's life are her brothers Charles (Ton) and Phillip (Joan), two precious nephews Brian & Graham in Logy Bay and her Grandmother Gertrude Veitch (Brandon, Man.). Lisa will be sadly missed by her wonderful caregivers, Joann Perry and family, Elsie and Elizabeth Fowler, who made the last few years of Lisa's life meaningful and pleasant. We are grateful to Patricia Cumby and others who cared for Lisa in earlier years. Memorial Service of thanksgiving for Lisa's life will be held at Carnell's Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, October 13th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Thomas of Villa Nova R.C. Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lisa's memory may be made to the Vera Perlin Society or a charity of one's choice.
"God needed another Angel and so He chose You Lisa"

MANUEL, Alice Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at the Perley-Rideau Veterans Health Center, Ottawa, ON, October 5, 2005, Alice Elizabeth Manuel, aged 93. Daughter of the late William and Adelia Butt, of Howley, NL. Left with sad but thankful hearts for her long life, her loving family, son Ivan (Gloria), Oxford, NS; daughters Joan (Ross Bartlett), Corner Brook, NL; Eileen (Everett Chaffey), Ottawa, ON; and Bonnie (David Cook), Petley, NL, grandchildren Craig, Todd and Jennifer Manuel; Sherry Moulton and Cathy Bartlett; Susan Licari, Kim and Allan Chaffey; John and Andrew Payne and Mary Cook; and seven adored great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn bothers Gideon Butt (Scotland), Baron (Josie), and Douglas Butt (Corner Brook, NL); sisters Nellie Pike (Corner Brook, NL), Hilda Hewlett (Deer Lake, NL), and Rowena Benson (Allan), Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. Also many nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Allan (1977), brothers Clarence, Hayward, and Augustus, and sister Bonnie. At her request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held Thursday, October 13, 2005 at Humber United Church, Clarence Street at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of one's choice would be graciously accepted.

CREWE, Benjamin
The D.V.A. unit, J.I. O'Connell Centre
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Ramea, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Crewe announce his passing on Saturday, October 8th, 2005 at the D.V.A. Unit of the J.I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his son: Clayton (Lucy), Bonavista; daughters: Elsie Dove (Donald), Deer Lake, Leona Hayman (Gerald), Deer Lake and Josephine Hill (Bill), Port aux Basques; nine precious grandchildren: Colette, Leona, Colin, Lori, Kara, Sara, Kristi, Kyle and Arlene; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Elsie Matthews, Port aux Basques and Blanche Pink (Thomas), Ramea; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Sarah, son Gordon, parents Gordon and Agnes, and brothers William and Ward. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday evening and Tuesday from St. Boniface Anglican Church, Ramea, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 12th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website, www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, October 12, 2005

DEATHS

GEORGE, Addwina
Addwina George
of Fort McMurray, formerly of Deer Lake, passed away suddenly October 8th, 2005 at the age of 58 years. She leaves her loving family: husband Winston, her son Darrin, her daughter Michelle and her 3 grandchildren, her father Otto Jefferies of Newfoundland, also brothers and sisters, other family members and many friends. Viewing and visitation will be held on Wednesday eve, October 12, 7-9 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church, Elmore Drive, Fort McMurray. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the same church, Major David Bray officiating. Cremation will follow. Care and arrangements entrusted to Robert Anderson Funeral Services 1-780-79-1220.

CREWE, Benjamin
The D.V.A. unit, J.I. O'Connell Centre
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Ramea, NL)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Crewe announce his passing on Saturday, October 8th, 2005 at the D.V.A. Unit of the J.I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his son: Clayton (Lucy), Bonavista; daughters: Elsie Dove (Donald), Deer Lake, Leona Hayman (Gerald), Deer Lake and Josephine Hill (Bill), Port aux Basques; nine precious grandchildren: Colette, Leona, Colin, Lori, Kara, Sara, Kristi, Kyle and Arlene; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Elsie Matthews, Port aux Basques and Blanche Pink (Thomas), Ramea; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Sarah, son Gordon, parents Gordon and Agnes, and brothers William and Ward. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday evening and Tuesday from St. Boniface Anglican Church, Ramea, from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 12th at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website, www.fillatre.ca

VEITCH, Lisa Marie
Nov. 12/63 - Oct. 9/05

Our Heavenly Father unexpectedly called Lisa, our precious daughter, to be among His blessed on Sunday evening, Oct. 9th. Waiting for her were her grandparents: Jack & Maude Kennedy and Philip Veitch. She will be lovingly remembered by her parents Anita Veitch Belanger (Merrill) and Charlie (Vicki) Veitch. Left to celebrate Lisa's life are her brothers Charles (Tor.) and Phillip (Joan), two precious nephews Brian & Graham in Logy Bay and her Grandmother Gertrude Veitch (Brandon, Man.). Lisa will be sadly missed by her wonderful caregivers, Joann Perry and family, Elsie and Elizabeth Fowler, who made the last few years of Lisa's life meaningful and pleasant. We are grateful to Patricia Cumby and others who cared for Lisa in earlier years. Memorial Service of thanksgiving for Lisa's life will be held at Carnell's Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, October 13th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Thomas of Villa Nova R.C. Cemetery, Topsail. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lisa's memory may be made to the Vera Perlin Society or a charity of one's choice.
"God needed another Angel and so He chose You Lisa"

MATCHEM, Sophia Mae
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of St. David's, NL)
1927-2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sophia Mae Matchem announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Saturday, October 8th, 2005 at the age of 78. She will be sadly missed by sons: Ross (Mary), McKay's, Wayne, St. David's, Bill (Jean), daughter Candace, Stephenville, Jackie, Milton, ON; mother Amelia Lemoine at the age of 105 years old of North Sydney, NS; sisters: Adelaide (Stan) Gracie, Sydney Mines, NS, Annie Parsons, Cambridge, ON; brother Rodney (Blanche), North Sydney, NS; five grandchildren: Robin (Judy), daughter Danielle, Marcel (Laurie), Bradley (Stephanie) all of Oshawa, ON, Chad (Heather), St. John's, Zachary, McKay's; great grandchildren: Brandon, Brady, Oshawa, ON, Regan, St. John's as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by husband John, 1993; father George Lemoine, 1966; brother Jim Lemoine, 2000; son Rodney, 1985; daughter-in-law Brenda, 1999; grandson Shane, 1985. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at St. Michael and All Angels Church, St. David's, from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Michael and All Angels Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ATTARD, Catherine Theresa
(nee Tarrant)

It is with great regret we announce the passing in Klamath Falls, Oregon on August 12, 2005 of a beloved mother, grandmother and eldest sister. Catherine passed away after a lengthy illness. She leaves to mourn her family: son, Michael and daughter, Shannon; grandchildren: Trenton, Tanea and Nathan, all of Klamath Falls; her sisters: Patricia (Bernard) Armstrong of Wallaceburg, ON, Ellen (Robert) Meaney of Corner Brook, Christine (Berk) Hayman of Merigomish, NS; brothers: Jack (Angela) Tarrant of Corner Brook and Tony Tarrant of Sarnia, ON; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, John (1972) and Rita (1989) (McCarthy) Tarrant. Catherine has been cremated and her ashes are being returned to Newfoundland by her son Michael for interment with her parents in Mount Patricia Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Gale officiating. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Thursday, October 13, 2005

DEATH

BAKER, Edith May
January 21, 1921 - October 11, 2005
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edith May Baker announce her passing on Tuesday, October 11th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 93 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband Nicholas, children: Nellie (Bob) George, Everett (Janet) Baker, Eric (Augusta) Baker, Valerie (David) Thorne, John (Glenda) Baker, Robert (Gertrude) Baker, Irene (Ivan) Butler, Barry (Mary) Baker, adopted daughter Hannah (Darryl) Anstey, 31 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Emma George, grandchildren: Sharon George, Donna Bell Baker, Beulah Everett (Thorne) and great granddaughters Sabrina Baker and Alexandria Baker. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, Thursday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 14th at 2 p.m. from the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church with Pastor Terry Snow officiating. Interment to follow at Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Fund. To make a memorial donation or to sign the family guest book visit our website, www.fillatre.ca


Friday, October 14, 2005

DEATH

PAYNE, Foster
Cow Head
August 17, 1945 - October 12, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Foster Payne announce his passing on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 60th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Irene; his daughters: Hilda (Kerry), Trudy (John), Rosanna (Benny); his sons: Chuck (Sue) and Adam; his grandsons: pop's man Andrew, Timothy, Travis, Matthew, Jeffrey and Damien; his sisters: Carol (Melvin), Dulcie (Tom), Edith (Bryant), Greta; his brothers: Harvey (Shelia), Bill (Loretta), Dick (Josie), Woodrow (Kathy), Stuart, Jason (Lorraine); his sister-in-law Via, brothers-in-law: Curtis (Mac), Ralph (Colleen), Graham (Lorraine), Bernard (Daisy), his father-in-law Donald Bennett; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Leslie & Gertrude Payne, brother Brian and mother-in-law Hilda, brothers-in-law: Daniel, Hubert and Tom. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cow Head, Thursday and Friday, October 13th& 14th, from where funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. By request of family, flowers or donations of one's choice would be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Saturday, October 15, 2005

DEATH

LEQUANT, Kevin
Deer Lake
May 18th, 1930 - Oct. 13th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kevin LeQuant announce his passing on Thursday, October 13th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Gladys (nee Sutherland), his children John, Cindy, Norma and Tonya; his stepchildren Mary, Rose, Ann, Joe, Michael and fifteen grandchildren. His brothers Augustus of Deer Lake, two sisters Florence of Tennessee and Irene of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Battis and Blanche, brothers: William, Theodore, Eugene; sisters Dorothy, Mary, Bernadette. A Memorial Service will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake on Monday at 1:00 p.m. with Father Devine officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BIRTH

KERR
Deanne & Cecil happily announce the arrival of their daughter, Emma Marily, on August 27, 2005, weighing 6 lb. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Barbara & Jimmy Park of Gillams and Hazel & Murray Kerr of Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

ENGAGEMENT

PLOUFFE / CRANE
Clem and Roxanne Plouffe of Prince George BC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Nathalie to Rodney Crane, son of John and the late Stella Crane of Pasadena, Newfoundland. The wedding will take place in March, 2006 in the Dominican Republic.

WEDDING

MCISAAC / BELYEA
Jim
, son of Patrick & Dionne McIsaac of Corner Brook and Julie, daughter of Burton and Linda Belyea of Wickham, New Brunswick were united in marriage on July 16, 2005 at Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Fredericton, New Brunswick with Rev. Doug Hapeman officiating. Maid of honor was Jennifer Higgerty (friend of bride) and best man was Justin McIsaac (brother of groom). Bridesmaids were Tessa Weber (friend of bride) and Leanne Muir and Kim MacDonald (both sisters of bride). Flower girl was Brooklyn MacDonald (niece of bride). Groomsmen were Paul Whalen (friend of Groom), Donny Burden and Sean Power (cousins of groom). Ring bearer was Quade MacDonald (nephew of bride). Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

WEBSTER / LASAGA
Robert Webster
of Clarenville and Susan LaSaga of Corner Brook were married on July 1, 2005 at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Clarenville. They presently reside and work in the Clarenville area. Thank you to all who attended and thoughts that were with us on our Special Day.

FRENCH / BIERSTEKER
John and Regina (Jeanie) French are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kara, to David, son of Maria and the late Cornelius Biersteker on June 25, 2005 at St. Mary's Church, Chilliwack BC. A beautiful reception followed at the Chilliwack Golf and Country Club. The happy couple reside in Chilliwack, BC. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

BUCKLEY / DANLEY
Congratulations to Tara Nicole, daughter of Chris and Maisie Buckley of Corner Brook, NL, to Christopher Lynn son of Leonard and Selva Danley of Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA, on their wedding which took place on August 20th, 2005. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Pastor Clayton Tilley at the Church of Corinth in Ararat, NC. Maid of honor was Katrina Buckley, sister of the bride and best man was Leonard Danley, father of the groom. The reception was held at the home of the bride & groom in Siloam, NC. The couple honeymooned in Pilot Mountain, NC. Out of town guests were from Charlotte, NC, Ontario & Newfoundland, Canada. Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness from your family & friends.

MACDONALD / CHAMPION
On August 13, 2005, Marc Joseph, son of Dottie and Joe MacDonald of Corner Brook, and Lana Dianne, daughter of Mazie and Ken Champion of Botwood, exchanged marriage vows at Oak Island Resort and Spa, Chester, Nova Scotia. Best Wishes come from all their family and friends. The newlyweds are currently residing in Tampa, Florida.

FEAVER / HARNETT
The families of David and Melissa would like to announce their marriage on September 2, 2005 at All Saints Church, Corner Brook, NL. David is the son of Robert and Joyce Feaver of Corner Brook, NL. Melissa is the daughter of Monica and Barry Bellows, Mt. Moriah and Calvin Harnett, ON. Love and best wishes from everyone.

HOUNSELL / COBURN
On May 5, 2005 a beautiful wedding took place at the Sunscape Beach Resort, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic uniting in marriage Jennifer, daughter of Henry and Kay Hounsell of Pasadena and Sean, son of Bryan Coburn and Susan Langille of Guelph, Ontario. Attendants at the wedding were Kathleen Todd  and Ryan Ball, friends of the bride and groom and flower-girl Emma Janes, niece of the bride. Jennifer and Sean wish to thank both their families and many friends, who travelled so far to make their wedding day very special. They are now residing in Toronto, where both are employed.


Monday, October 17, 2005

DEATH

GARLAND, Cecil James
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cecil Garland announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, October 14, 2005 at the age of 85. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his daughters: Gloria (Jerry Loder) of Summerside and Patricia Davis of Hughes Brook; grandchildren: Jeremy Loder (Marsha), Heather Davis (Chris Noseworthy), Jared Davis (Michelle Bellows) and Boyd Garland; great grandchildren: Sydney Loder, Gabriel and Hudson Noseworthy. He was predeceased by his wife, Charity (1999), daughter, Olive (2003), parents: Albert and Mary, sister, Alice Kendell and brothers: Reginald and Herbert. Funeral services take place Monday, October 17, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca


Tuesday, October 18, 2005

DEATH

SOUCIE, Agnes
At the Welland County General Hospital, on Saturday, October 15, 2005 Agnes (Hicks) Soucie, age 73 years. Beloved husband of Rudy and loving mother of Joanne Furletti (Pietro) of Ottawa, Mary-Lou Watson (Steven) of Fort Frances, Paula Bourdon (Christopher) of Sudbury, Sean (Karen) Soucie of London, the late Brian Soucie (2000) and Jennifer Soucie and fiancé Bruno Rizzuto of Etobicoke. She will lovingly be remembered by her grandchildren Julia and Anthony Furletti; Dale, Matty and Connor Watson; Alex, Ben, Emily, Sarah, Thomas, Samantha and Amanda Bourdon and Michael and Kayla Soucie. Dear sister of Monica Hicks, Ann Gash and Ned Hicks all of Newfoundland; Leo (Thelma) Hicks of Nova Scotia and Lonnie Hicks of Alberta. Family will receive friends at the George Darte Funeral Chapel, 585 Carlton Street, St. Catherines on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Liturgy will be held from St. Alfred's Roman Catholic Church, 272 Vine St., St. Catherines on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 7:30. If desired memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society.


Wednesday, October 19, 2005

DEATHS

MITCHELL, Jeanette
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jeanette Mitchell announces her passing at Mountainview Estates on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at the age of 70 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter, Karen Power (Patrick) of Corner Brook; sons: Roger (Dianne) of Grand Falls, Rex of British Columbia and Randy (Mary Kay) of Dartmouth, NS; grandchildren: Sara, Jordan and Shelby; special friend, Tertius Piercey of Corner Brook; sisters: Elizabeth Dobbin of Corner Brook, Edna Stuckless (Donald) of Twillingate, Eliza Sharpe of St. John's and Melvina Brake of Corner Brook; brother, Andrew Humber of Corner Brook; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry; parents, Edward & Cassie Humber; sisters: Marion and Rachael; and brother, Cyril. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, October 20, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday, October 21, 2005 from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. The funeral service will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling, on Friday, October 21, 2005 at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. John Hounsell Drover officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

SHEPPARD, Elizabeth
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Sheppard announce her passing on Tuesday, October 18th, 2005 at the age of 79. She leaves to mourn: one daughter, Helen Park (Derek), Lark Harbour; three sons: Raleigh (Alice), Lark Harbour, Ivan, Halifax and Darren (Patti), Johns Beach; daughter-in-law, Diane Sheppard and friend, William Mullins, Lark Harbour; eleven grandchildren: Pauline Dodds, Rosalie Park, Margo Hann, Dion, Dana, Mark, Ryan, Alex, Sarah, Morgan and Ben Sheppard; five great-grandchildren: Emily & Kaitlyn Dodds, Kurt & Colby Sheppard and MacKenzie Hann; two sisters: Nina Druggett and Doreen Murrin, Lark Harbour; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John (1999) and son, Randy (1998). Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., followed by the funeral service Friday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating. The interment will be held at St. James Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street. The family guest book may be signed at our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, October 20, 2005

DEATHS

MCLEAN, Lawson W.
Barachois Brook, NL
1941 - 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawson McLean announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Wednesday, October 19th, 2005 at the age of 64 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Charlotte McLean, Barachois Brook; sisters: May Cormier, Fort McMurray, AB, Ruby (Joe) Hopkins, Alaska, Violet (John) Forsey, Barachois Brook; step-sister Vivian (Frank) White, Coal Brook, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Douglas. Visitation will be held for friends on Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from the All Saints Anglican Church in Stephenville Crossing, Rev. Gwendolyn Butler officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SHEPPARD, Elizabeth
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Sheppard announce her passing on Tuesday, October 18th, 2005 at the age of 79. She leaves to mourn: one daughter, Helen Park (Derek), Lark Harbour; three sons: Raleigh (Alice), Lark Harbour, Ivan, Halifax and Darren (Patti), Johns Beach; daughter-in-law, Diane Sheppard and friend, William Mullins, Lark Harbour; eleven grandchildren: Pauline Dodds, Rosalie Park, Margo Hann, Dion, Dana, Mark, Ryan, Alex, Sarah, Morgan and Ben Sheppard; five great-grandchildren: Emily & Kaitlyn Dodds, Kurt & Colby Sheppard and MacKenzie Hann; two sisters: Nina Druggett and Doreen Murrin, Lark Harbour; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John (1999) and son, Randy (1998). Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., followed by the funeral service Friday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Nellie Thomas and Reverend Gordon Druggett officiating. The interment will be held at St. James Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. James Anglican Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street. The family guest book may be signed at our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, October 21, 2005

No announcements in today's edition of The Western Star.


Saturday, October 22, 2005

DEATH

GINN, Winston Neveil
Stephenville
Oct. 20, 1938 - Oct. 20, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winston Neveil Ginn announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, October 20, 2005 at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Melena and son Neveil (Dana) of Stephenville, daughter Sherry Lynn (Brian) of New Brunswick, two brothers: George (Lillian), Melvin (Mable), all of Comfort Cove, three sisters: Myrtle (Gerald) Taylor of Glovertown, Agnes Cooper of Grand Bank, Ida Hicks of Springdale, two sisters-in-law: Vera (Phillip) Brace of Lewisporte, Isabelle Hicks of Toronto, four grandsons: Jonah, Nicholas, Nathan, Christopher and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Whelimina, brothers: Lewis, Glenn and Cecil. 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 24th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Salvation Army Church Building Fund would be greatly appreciated.

ENGAGEMENT

BRAKE / SPENCE
Nadine Brake
and Stephen Spence of Deer Lake announce their engagement which took place on September 24, 2005. Nadine is the daughter of Roberta & Andy Brake and Stephen is the son of Valerie and Robin Spence. A July 2006 wedding is being planned.

PAUL / HYNES
Congratulations to Susan and Jamie on their engagement September 5th, 2005. Susan is the daughter of Kater and Carol Paul, Corner Brook and Jamie is the son of Jim and Mildred Hynes, Harbour Breton.

BIRTH

EDWARDS
It is with great pleasure that Krista Edwards and Dennis Rowsell announce the birth of their son Cole Wayne Dennis, on July 29 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, weighing 7 lb. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Marion Brake of Gillams and Lewis Rowsell of Deer Lake, great-grandparents are Ron and Jean Kelly of Howley.

WEDDING

JEFFERY & MARIA WILLIAMS
July 1, 2005

Harvey and Majorie Williams of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the marriage of their third son, Jeffery to Maria, daughter of Paul and Sandra Shallow of Marystown. Congratulations from Wayne, Sherri, Victoria and Olivia Williams, Jaret and Kathy Williams, Chad, Susan and Rose Macleod, the Williams, Pelley, Shallow and Chaffey families.

CASSELL / PAY
On August 20, 2005 a beautiful wedding took place on board the Tall Ship Silva in Halifax, uniting in marriage Matthew John Cassell, son of Velda and Gary Cassell, Deer Lake and Nicole Alice Pay, daughter of Joe Pay and Karen Pay, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Attendants for the wedding were: Zarina Pay, sister of the bride, Stephanie Carrigan and Lauren Carrigan, friends of the bride, Joseph Cassell, brother of the groom and Gary Cassell, father of the groom, Xavier Cassell, nephew of the groom was ring bearer. Matthew and Nicky enjoyed a honeymoon cruise to the Western Caribbean. Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness from your families and friends.

BUTT / FITZGERALD
On July 30th, 2005, Tara, daughter of Graham and Elaine Butt of Gander and Ben, son of Thomas and Helen Fitzgerald of Corner Brook, exchanged vows at the Majestic Lawn Gazebo, Corner Brook. Matron of Honor was Caprice Burry (friend of bride), bridesmaids were Tobi Hewlin (twin sister of bride), Shelley Thomas (friend of couple) and flower girl was Brooklyn Fitzgerald (niece of the groom). Best Man was Ron Power (friend of groom), groomsmen were Thomas and Wayne Fitzgerald (father and brother of groom), ring bearers were Sami (couple's dog) accompanied by Mackenzie Fitzgerald (nephew of groom). Tara and Ben would like to thank all family and friends for attending.

DAVIS / WILLIAMS
The marriage of Janice, daughter of Yvonne and Abraham Davis of St. Alban's to Edgar, son of Linda and Raymond Williams of Corner Brook took place May 22 at the Corner Brook S.D.A. Church with Pastor Robert Pohle officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Maid of honor was Jane Blakeburn, sister of the groom. Bridal attendants were Jessica Davis, daughter of the bride, Tenniel Boone, friend of the bride, Chloe Blakeburn, niece of the groom. Best man was Jason Davis, brother of the bride. Grooms attendants were Alex Davis, son of the bride, Shane Davis, brother of the bride, Luke Blakeburn, nephew of the groom. Flower girl was Victoria Pittman, daughter of the friends of bride and groom. Church reading was done by Pastor Robert Pohle. (Soloist was Mary Warford. Organist was Alice Gabrielle.) Photography by Melvin Gill. A reception was held at S.D.A. Hall with Mike Keough as Master of Ceremonies. The couple now resides in Corner Brook.

WHITE / HARNUM
Congratulations to Michelle Lesley, daughter of Gerald and Patricia White and Shawn Paul, son of Calvin Harnum and Audrey Harnum, on their wedding which took place on September 17, 2005. The ceremony was officiated by Father John Peddle at Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena. Matron of Honour was Kelly Butler, friend of the bride and groom. Best Man was Gerry Glode, friend of the bride and groom. Bridesmaids were: Teena White, sister-in-law of the bride and Judy Harnum, sister of the groom. Groomsmen were: Jamie White, brother of the bride and Mark White, brother of the bride. Flower girls were: Alysha White, niece of the bride and MaKayla Butler, friend of the bride. The reception was held at the Western SnoRiders Club in Pasadena. Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness from your family and friends.

LAVALLEE / LANE
Dave and Leanne LaVallee are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Laurie Marie, to Douglas Daniel, son of Ben and Glenda Lane of Port au Port, on August 6, 2005, at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port, NL. Maid of honor was Dawn Oldford and best man was Byron Blackmore. The wedding party included bridesmaids Rowena LaFleche, Moya Duffy, Karen White; groomsmen included Ben Lane, Jeff Duffy, and Don Lane; ushers were Matthew and Michael LaVallee, brothers of the bride. Flower girls were Emily Hickey, Jenna Oldford, Elizabeth LaFleche and Andrea Lane. William Oldford was ring bearer. Thanks to all Laurie's and Doug's friends and family who traveled to Stephenville to share in their special day. Laurie and Doug returned to Edmonton where they reside.


Monday, October 24, 2005

DEATHS

LANGER, Lillian Charlotte
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Langer announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons: John (Glenda), Robert (Linda) and Edward (Joan) all of Corner Brook; daughters: Dorothy (Leo) Parsons and Olive (Tom) Payne, all of Curling, Geraldine Payne of Corner Brook and Gladys (Garfield) Elliott of Jeffreys; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Langer; 20 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; son, Austin; brothers, Herbert and Arthur Brown; sisters Margaret Williams and Effie Farrell; and son-in-law, William Payne. Visitation was held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday and Sunday and will be held today, Monday, October 24, 2005 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The funeral service will take place today, Monday, October 24, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, with Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment at Townsite Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

NEIL, Gerald (Gerry) Roy CD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gerald Neil (formerly of Corner Brook), announce his sudden passing at the Halifax Infirmary, Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at the age of 47 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife, Eileen (Young), (formerly of Cape St. George); son Michael, and daughters Laura and Wanda; his father, Llewellyn Neil and stepmother, Barbara; brothers: Wayne (Trudy), Corner Brook, Robert (Karen), Dartmouth; sisters: Evelyn (Ed) Russell, St. John's, Olive (Michael) Ledrew, Corner Brook; Beatrice (Larry) Noseworthy, Corner Brook; stepsisters: Faye (Jack) Otto, Palm Springs, Ferne Knight, Corner Brook and stepbrother, Joe Battiste, North Bay, mother-in-law Cecilia Young, Beaver Bank, brothers-in-law: Hyacinth (Brenda) Young; Nathan and Thomas Young; sister-in-law, Lorraine Young (Bob Powers), all of New Brunswick. Loved and remembered, as well, by numerous nieces and nephews, special friends Margie and Boyd Payne (formerly from Rocky Harbour) now living in Sackville; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Gerald was predeceased by his brother, Derek and his mother, Vivian. Gerald joined the Canadian Armed  Forces in 1977 and completed 22 years of service including tours in Germany and Persian Gulf War. Upon completion of military service he was employed at Air Nova for the past six years. Gerald was a devoted family man who enjoyed cooking, hunting, playing cards and darts. He was a gentle loving man who will be missed by all whose lives he touched. Donations on behalf of Gerald to a charity of one's choice and condolences can be on line at www.fillatre.ca  Visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Sunday (only) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday, October 24th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Corner Brook, with Canon Derek Thomas officiating. Interment will be at the family plot in the Townsite Cemetery.

THORNE, Millie Theresa (nee Rowe)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Millie Theresa Thorne announce her passing on Friday, October 21st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 59 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories husband George, five children: Barry, Paul, Charlene (Blair) Crossley, David and Theresa (Stephen) Cole, six grandchildren: Natasha, Alicia, Raechelle, Gabrielle, Monique and Sarah, mother Sarah Jane Rowe, Norman's Cove, brothers and sisters: Albert (Alfreda) Rowe, Robert (Vera) Rowe, Elsie (Levi) Temple, Cecil (Glenys) Rowe, Carl (Elsie) Rowe, Annie (Brian) Mussen, Lillian (Randy) Smith, Baxter Rowe, Likie (Lilly) Rowe and Gary (Debbie) Rowe. As well as a large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by father Noah Rowe and infant son Stephen. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where a prayer service will be held at 8:30 p.m. with Rev. Sandra Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to take place Wednesday, October 26th in Norman's Cove. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of NL, VON Daycare or Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, October 25, 2005

DEATH

LANGER, Lillian Charlotte
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Langer announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, sons: John (Glenda), Robert (Linda) and Edward (Joan) all of Corner Brook; daughters: Dorothy (Leo) Parsons and Olive (Tom) Payne, all of Curling, Geraldine Payne of Corner Brook and Gladys (Garfield) Elliott of Jeffreys; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Langer; 20 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; son, Austin; brothers, Herbert and Arthur Brown; sisters Margaret Williams and Effie Farrell; and son-in-law, William Payne. Visitation was held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday and Sunday and will be held today, Monday, October 24, 2005 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The funeral service will take place today, Monday, October 24, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, with Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment at Townsite Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Wednesday, October 26, 2005

DEATHS

THORNE, Millie Theresa (nee Rowe)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Millie Theresa Thorne announce her passing on Friday, October 21st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 59 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories husband George, five children: Barry, Paul, Charlene (Blair) Crossley, David and Theresa (Stephen) Cole, six grandchildren: Natasha, Alicia, Raechelle, Gabrielle, Monique and Sarah, mother Sarah Jane Rowe, Norman's Cove, brothers and sisters: Albert (Alfreda) Rowe, Robert (Vera) Rowe, Elsie (Levi) Temple, Cecil (Glenys) Rowe, Carl (Elsie) Rowe, Annie (Brian) Mussen, Lillian (Randy) Smith, Baxter Rowe, Likie (Lilly) Rowe and Gary (Debbie) Rowe. As well as a large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by father Noah Rowe and infant son Stephen. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where a prayer service will be held at 8:30 p.m. with Rev. Sandra Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to take place Wednesday, October 26th in Norman's Cove. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association of NL, VON Daycare or Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEWIS, Howard Abel
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Lewis announce his passing on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter Jeanette Brake (Ralous); sons: Tony (Carolann), Elvis (Helene), all of Meadows, Vernon (Sandra), Kippens, Wallace (Pamela), Cambridge, ON, Darren (Linda), Orangeville, ON and their mother Melba Lewis, Meadows; son Brian (Rosette), ON and his mother Marjorie Tulk, Corner Brook; 13 grandchildren; sister Marina Dwyer, Curling; brother Ivor (Pierrette), ON; sisters-in-law: Doreen, ON and Una, Summerside, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents: Wallace and Alice; daughter Joy; brothers: Wallace and Lewis and brother-in-law Alva Dwyer. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows on Thursday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. Reverend Malcolm Palmer officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a 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

JESSO, Vincent T.
Lourdes, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vincent Jesso announce his passing on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, at the age of 79 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Sandra Jesso (Wayne Rioux), Lourdes, Juanita Jesso, Stephenville, Verna (Louis) Moraze, Mainland, Veta Jesso (Clifford Cornect), Degrau; sons: Gerry (Michelle Carter), PEI, and Dean (Kim), PEI; friend: Masic Jesso; grandchildren: Cindy, Donna, Sandra, Natalie, Tiffany, Stacy, Braydon; brothers: Matthew, Sheaves Cove, Joseph, Bay St. George Long Term Care, Stephenville Crossing; sister Gladys (Leo) Jesso, Sheaves Cove, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents: Thomas and Philomena. Friends may visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Sheaves Cove on Wednesday 3-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-9 p.m. from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, October 28th at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow from the Roman Catholic Community Cemetery. Father Edmund Camacho officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, October 27, 2005

DEATHS

UPWARDS, Walter Cephas
December 30th, 1928 - October 25th, 2005
Shoal Brook, Bonne Bay, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Cephas Upwards announce his sudden passing at Guysborough, NS, where he was residing with his daughter Linda (Mrs. Robert Raike), in his 76th year. Walter also leaves to mourn his daughter Blanche Crocker of Brampton, Ontario; his four grandchildren: Brad, Donna, Lori and Jamie; his three great grandchildren: Dawson, Matthew and Nikita. Also survived by his brother Edgar (Joyce Upwards) of Bonne Bay, NL and his two sisters: Elizabeth (Allan Hussey) of Clarkes Beach, NL and Lorraine (Eric Milley) of Mount Pearl, NL. Walter was predeceased by his parents Enos and Abigail Upwards, his five brothers: George, Calvin, Maxwell, Donald and Arthur Upwards. Also his late wife Columbine Upwards and his friend the late Annie Parsons. The family will be receiving family and friends at the United Church in Shoal Brook, NL on Friday, October 28th, 2005 as of 11:00 a.m. Where also the funeral service will take place from on Saturday, October 29th, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Beverly Snow officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Shoal Brook. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROBINSON, Selina May
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Selina Robinson announce her passing on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 99 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, three daughters: Mary Parsons (Richard), Carmanville, Vera Brown (George), Corner Brook and Leona Crewe (Leslie), Massey Drive; one son Carl Robinson (Helen), Cox's Cove and one special grandson Glenden Robinson (Marion), Corner Brook; 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Ivy Park, Mount Moriah; son-in-law Roland Park, Cox's Cove; one sister: Pearl Park (Irvin), Cox's Cove and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, sons: Alex, William Henry and Abby; daughter, Sylvia; daughter-in-law Millicent; sisters: Ellen Jane, Lillian, Susie and Priscilla; brother, Samuel. Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove on Wednesday evening, 8-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 28th 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 St. Nicholas Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEWIS, Howard Abel
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Lewis announce his passing on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter Jeanette Brake (Ralous); sons: Tony (Carolann), Elvis (Helene), all of Meadows, Vernon (Sandra), Kippens, Wallace (Pamela), Cambridge, ON, Darren (Linda), Orangeville, ON and their mother Melba Lewis, Meadows; son Brian (Rosette), ON and his mother Marjorie Tulk, Corner Brook; 13 grandchildren; sister Marina Dwyer, Curling; brother Ivor (Pierrette), ON; sisters-in-law: Doreen, ON and Una, Summerside, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents: Wallace and Alice; daughter Joy; brothers: Wallace and Lewis and brother-in-law Alva Dwyer. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook, on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows on Thursday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. Reverend Malcolm Palmer officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a 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


Friday, October 28, 2005

DEATHS

BAILEY, Arthur Wallace
March 12th, 1931 - October 22nd, 2005
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Formerly of Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Wallace Bailey announce his passing on Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 at St. Claire's Hospital in St. John's at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 51 years Mercedes, children: Richard Bailey (Dianne), Cynthia Abbott (Gerry), Susan Bailey, Rosemary Belore (Greg), Terry Bailey; grandchildren: Patrick, Craig, Shelly Lynn, Matthew, Trevor, Chase, Joshua, Justin; great grandchild Dylan; mother Gladys Bailey; sister and brothers: Frank (Bernice), Guy, Gus (Betty), Mary, Butch (Gail); sister-in-law Myrtle Bailey; mother-in-law Mildred Bishop; special friends: Daryl Payne, George Parmentar, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father  Frank E. Bailey, son Wayne Bailey, brother Gerald Bailey and brother-in-law Don Moss. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, today, Friday from 9-11 a.m. The memorial service will be held at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Friday, October 28th at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery Farm Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCLEAN, John Leighton (Jack)
June 28, 1930 - Oct. 25, 2005
Cox's Cove, NL
(Formerly Summerside, NL)

It is with great sorrow that the family of the late John (Jack) McLean announce his sudden passing at his home in Cox's Cove on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Jack leaves to mourn his children, Ivan (Paulette) McLean; his daughters: Jessie (Todd) Clarke and Lisa (Gary) Bursey, all residing in Ontario; loving grandchildren: Dustin, Ian, Shawn, Jamie, Nicole and Scott; brother: Allan (Beulah), Corner Brook; sister: Olive Payne, Trout River; sisters-in-law: Harriet McLean and Susie McLean, Summerside, Greta Warford, Annie Lawrence and Neta (Bill) Hall, all residing in Ontario; brother-in-law: Alex (Gertie) McLean, Orillia, Ontario, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Rosie, 2001, brothers: Sandy, 2002, James, 2002, and Donald 2005; father, Daniel, 1969 and mother Florence, 1978. The family will be receiving friends at Bethany United Church, Summerside on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the church cemetery. Rev. Lee Simpson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Bethany United Church or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GILLAM, Lawrence
Stephenville, NL
(Formerly of McKays)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Gillam announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Pearl; children: Derek (Fran), Onoway, AB, Duane (Tia), Stoney Plain, AB and Loreen Pontes, Onoway, AB; eight grandchildren: Sherry, Kelly, Sandra, Clifton, Jonah, Stacey, Kyle and Luke; four great-grandchildren: Brandon, Antonio, Paris and Kaylee; sisters: Ruby Hulan & family, Stephenville, Eileen MacDonald & family, Ontario, Madge Smith & family, St. John's and Greta Farrell & family, Wabush, Labrador; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Stanley & Ellen; sister, Lillian Penny and by son-in-law, Frank Pontes. Visitation will begin for friends on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at St. George Anglican Church in Robinsons, from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Cremation will follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WALSH, Sarah Marie
Labrador City, NL
1955 - 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marie Walsh announce her sudden passing on Monday, October 17, 2005 at the age of 50 years. She leaves to mourn her husband, John of Labrador City; three sons: Tyson of Labrador City, Terry of Chaulk River and Scott (Marie) of Brampton; her granddaughter Teagan of Kingston; her mother Josephine Targett of Port au Port; sisters: Evelyn Glasgow (Conrad) of Port au Port, Shirley Burroughs (Jim) of Paradise, Patricia Young (Bernard) of Sudbury, Rita Crawley (Ross) of Cochrane, Judy Sakal (Dave) of Calgary and brothers: Tom Targett (Lorraine) of Stephenville, Jack Targett (Joanne) of Strathmore, sister-in-law Shelly Targett of Calgary and a large circle of nieces, nephews and very dear friends. She was predeceased by her father Fred and her mother and father-in-law, Mary and Michael. The funeral service took place at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady on Saturday, October 22, 2005. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.

CULL (nee Chaulk) Lillian Belle (Mom Cull)
November 17th, 1916 - October 27th, 2005
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian Belle Cull announce her passing at the Interfaith Home in Corner Brook on Thursday, October 27th, 2005, in her 89th year. Mom Cull will be sadly missed by her loving family: Her four daughters: Maisie (Reuben) Ginn of Deer Lake, Marjorie (Gordon) Oxford, Minetta (Eric) Reid, both of Reidville, Iona (special friend Ross) of Deer Lake; one son Jack (Mary) Cull of Deer Lake; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; one very special grandchild Cory; one sister Maisie of St. John's; her sisters-in-law Nellie (Harvey) King of Corner Brook and Violet Goodyear of Carmenville and Lorraine Cull of Carmenville. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Alberta in 1990, two sisters Audrey and Olive. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ROBINSON, Selina May
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Selina Robinson announce her passing on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 99 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, three daughters: Mary Parsons (Richard), Carmanville, Vera Brown (George), Corner Brook and Leona Crewe (Leslie), Massey Drive; one son Carl Robinson (Helen), Cox's Cove and one special grandson Glenden Robinson (Marion), Corner Brook; 16 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Ivy Park, Mount Moriah; son-in-law Roland Park, Cox's Cove; one sister: Pearl Park (Irvin), Cox's Cove and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, sons: Alex, William Henry and Abby; daughter, Sylvia; daughter-in-law Millicent; sisters: Ellen Jane, Lillian, Susie and Priscilla; brother, Samuel. Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox's Cove on Wednesday evening, 8-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donation may be made to St. Nicholas Church Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, October 29, 2005

DEATHS

BAILEY, Arthur Wallace
March 12th, 1931 - October 22nd, 2005
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Formerly of Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Wallace Bailey announce his passing on Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 at St. Claire's Hospital in St. John's at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 51 years Mercedes, children: Richard Bailey (Dianne), Cynthia Abbott (Gerry), Susan Bailey, Rosemary Belore (Greg), Terry Bailey; grandchildren: Patrick, Craig, Shelly Lynn, Matthew, Trevor, Chase, Joshua, Justin; great grandchild Dylan; mother Gladys Bailey; sister and brothers: Frank (Bernice), Guy, Gus (Betty), Mary, Butch (Gail); sister-in-law Myrtle Bailey; mother-in-law Mildred Bishop; special friends: Daryl Payne, George Parmentar, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Frank E. Bailey, son Wayne Bailey, brother Gerald Bailey and brother-in-law Don Moss. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, today, Friday from 9-11 a.m. The memorial service will be held at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church Friday, October 28th at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Meade officiating, interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery Farm Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LANGFORD, Daisy Ann
Wabush, NL
(Formerly of Hampden)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daisy Ann Langford announce her sudden passing on Sunday, October 23rd, 2005 at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital in Labrador City at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Llewellyn (Lovetta), daughters: Ruby (John) Blanchard and Betty (Ross) Norman, grandsons: Paul, Michael, Kevin and John, granddaughters: Judy, Sandra, Krista, Kathy and Bobbi, six great-grandsons and four great-granddaughters, sisters: Pearl (Darius) Davis and Rita (Francis) Ralph. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George, parents, Joseph and Charlotte Blanchard, sisters, Margaret and Martha Jane. Visitation was held at the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, Hampden on Friday from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. William Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, the Rooms. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Church of the Epiphany Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BELLOWS, Alice Loretta (nee Hunt)
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Loretta Bellows announce her passing on Thursday, October 27th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Barry (Monica), George (Marilyn) both of Mount Moriah; Lewis (Krista), Ontario; Gordon, Mount Moriah; Roger, Ontario; Sheila (Rex) Tucker, Colleen (Freeman) Tucker both of Mount Moriah; Darren (Jocelyn), Hilda Bellows, Angela (Scott) Anthony, Bernard all of Ontario; Harold (Darlene), Mount Moriah and Michael (Sarah Higgins), Ontario. 26 grandchildren: Jacqueline, Barry Jr., Amy, Melissa, Jennifer, Joseph, Stacey, Michael, Dennis, Mindy, Rodin, Warrick, Alice, Joey, Megan, Brenda, Victor, Tasha, Jamie-Lynn, Brent, Carrie, Ryan, Erin, Hannah, Mariah and Nicole. 4 great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Sarah, Erica and Ethan. Sisters: Alvina Wiseman, Mount Moriah and Rachel (Lloyd) Dennis, Ontario; brothers Sidney Hunt, Ontario; Russell (Roberta) Hunt, New Brunswick; Chesley (Joy) Hunt, Mount Moriah and Gerald (Alley) Hunt, Ontario. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Bellows, parents Chesley and Elizabeth Hunt, sisters Mary and Irene and brother Leslie,. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 1st at 10:00 AM from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Diabetic Association. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GILLAM, Lawrence
Stephenville, NL
(Formerly of McKays)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Gillam announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Pearl; children: Derek (Fran), Onoway, AB, Duane (Tia), Stoney Plain, AB and Loreen Pontes, Onoway, AB; eight grandchildren: Sherry, Kelly, Sandra, Clifton, Jonah, Stacey, Kyle and Luke; four great-grandchildren: Brandon, Antonio, Paris and Kaylee; sisters: Ruby Hulan & family, Stephenville, Eileen MacDonald & family, Ontario, Madge Smith & family, St. John's and Greta Farrell & family, Wabush, Labrador; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Stanley & Ellen; sister, Lillian Penny and by son-in-law, Frank Pontes. Visitation will begin for friends on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at St. George Anglican Church in Robinsons, from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Cremation will follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MCLEAN, John Leighton (Jack)
June 28, 1930 - Oct. 25, 2005
Cox's Cove, NL
(Formerly Summerside, NL)

It is with great sorrow that the family of the late John (Jack) McLean announce his sudden passing at his home in Cox's Cove on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Jack leaves to mourn his children, Ivan (Paulette) McLean; his daughters: Jessie (Todd) Clarke and Lisa (Gary) Bursey, all residing in Ontario; loving grandchildren: Dustin, Ian, Shawn, Jamie, Nicole and Scott; brother: Allan (Beulah), Corner Brook; sister: Olive Payne, Trout River; sisters-in-law: Harriet McLean and Susie McLean, Summerside, Greta Warford, Annie Lawrence and Neta (Bill) Hall, all residing in Ontario; brother-in-law: Alex (Gertie) McLean, Orillia, Ontario, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Rosie, 2001, brothers: Sandy, 2002, James, 2002, and Donald 2005; father, Daniel, 1969 and mother Florence, 1978. The family will be receiving friends at Bethany United Church, Summerside on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the church cemetery. Rev. Lee Simpson officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Bethany United Church or to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DEW, Joyce Beryl
Stephenville Crossing, NL
1926 - 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Beryl Dew announce her sudden passing at the Central Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls on Thursday, October 27th, 2005 at the age of 79 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband Arnold, Stephenville Crossing; brothers: Arthur (Hazel) Hutton, Australia, Kenneth Hutton, England; sister, Freda (Ron) Tusby, England; brother-in-law, Arthur (Frances) Dew, British Columbia; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Fred and Eleanor Hutton. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place Sunday, October 30th at 11:00 a.m. from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Hansen Highway, Stephenville, officiated by Glen Eveleigh. Interment will follow at the Jehovah's Witness Cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

MAYNARD
Evan is excited to announce the arrival of his new baby sister, Amy Ryan. Amy was born at 8:12 pm on October 2, 2005. She weighed 8 lb. 7 oz. and was 20½ inches. Happy parents are Jo-Ann and Ken Maynard, Lower Sackville, NS and proud grandparents are Joan and George Maynard and Cathy and Winston Newbury, all of Corner Brook. Welcome to the world, Amy!

BURTON
Rick and Jennifer (nee Batstone) are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Noah Peter, on July 30, 2005 at 10:51 pm at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 8 lb. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Lorena and Ralph Batstone of Corner Brook and Roy and Bonnie Burton of St. John's and great grandmother Daisy Bussey of Port-de-Grave. Noah is looking forward to spending Christmas with Nanny and Poppy Batstone in Corner Brook.

BROPHY
Chrisie Keeping and Leander Brophy are proud to announce the arrival of their son Matthew James, born Sept. 14, 2005, at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, weighing 9 pounds 3 ounces. Little brother to Demetrius, Jason and Justin and grandson of Ivan and Kathleen Keeping and Stedman and Effie Brophy.


Monday, October 31, 2005

DEATHS

DAVIS, Arthur Kenneth (Ken)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Kenneth Davis announce his passing on Saturday, October 29th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Ethel (nee Gosse), 5 children: Rosalind Pinsent (Wayne), Paulette Jesty (Calvin), John Davis (Catherine) all of Corner Brook; Geoff Davis (Maureen), Ottawa and Gregg Davis, Corner Brook, 9 grandchildren: Jackie (Pinsent) White, Stephen Pinsent, Brandy & Jason Jesty, Joshua & Benjamin Davis, Christian Davis, Caitlin & his little Buddy Patrick Davis. 2 sisters: Ena Penney (Steve), St. John's and Fern Dove (Al), Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Arthur Davis, 1959, mother Verena Knight, 1978, brothers Malcolm & Rod Davis, sister Dorothy Oxford. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 1st at 2:30 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a 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

BELLOWS, Alice Loretta (nee Hunt)
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alice Loretta Bellows announce her passing on Thursday, October 27th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 73 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Barry (Monica), George (Marilyn) both of Mount Moriah; Lewis (Krista), Ontario; Gordon, Mount Moriah; Roger, Ontario; Sheila (Rex) Tucker, Colleen (Freeman) Tucker both of Mount Moriah; Darren (Jocelyn), Hilda Bellows, Angela (Scott) Anthony, Bernard all of Ontario; Harold (Darlene), Mount Moriah and Michael (Sarah Higgins), Ontario. 26 grandchildren: Jacqueline, Barry Jr., Amy, Melissa, Jennifer, Joseph, Stacey, Michael, Dennis, Mindy, Rodin, Warrick, Alice, Joey, Megan, Brenda, Victor, Tasha, Jamie-Lynn, Brent, Carrie, Ryan, Erin, Hannah, Mariah and Nicole. 4 great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Sarah, Erica and Ethan. Sisters: Alvina Wiseman, Mount Moriah and Rachel (Lloyd) Dennis, Ontario; brothers Sidney Hunt, Ontario; Russell (Roberta) Hunt, New Brunswick; Chesley (Joy) Hunt, Mount Moriah and Gerald (Alley) Hunt, Ontario. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Bellows, parents Chesley and Elizabeth Hunt, sisters Mary and Irene and brother Leslie,. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 1st at 10:00 AM from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Diabetic Association. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WELLS, Donna Belle (nee Balsom)
August 2, 1941 - October 29, 2005
Cormack, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donna Belle Wells announce her passing at her family residence on Saturday, October 29th, 2005 at the age of 64 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Alexander Wells, her sisters: Ruby Pitcher of Port Hawksbury, NS, Hazel Bursey of Gambo, NL, Hilda ((Mrs. William Blanchard) of St. George's, NL. Also a large number of nephews, nieces and cousins. Her mother-in-law Mrs. Pearl Wells, her sisters-in-law: Kay Balsom, Evelyn Balsom, Winnie (Mrs. Wayne Pike), Bessie (Mrs. Arch Murrin), Wavey (Mrs. Gerhard Redlin) and Chrissie (Gary Lennox). Her brothers-in-law: William (Hilda) Blanchard, Fred (Elva) Wells, Rae (Eileen) Wells, and Verdin (Christine) Wells. Donna was predeceased by her mother and father Catherine and Kenneth Balsom, her brothers Melvin, Frank and Reginald, and her sisters: Maude, Elsie, Gloria White, and Bonnie Butt. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Monday, October 31st, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place from on Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. with the interment to follow at family plot of the non-denominational Cormack. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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