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The Western Star Newspaper
October 2018

 

BAILEY, Bruce "Butch"
Born: June 14th, 1942
Passed on: October 6th, 2018

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Bruce "Butch" Bailey, at his family residence on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at the age of 76 years. Those that had the great privilege to know him loved him dearly. His kind and loving spirit will be missed by many. Forever missed by his loving wife Gail nee Cooper of 58 year marriage, son Shawn, daughter Cory, son-in-law Steve, his two precious grandchildren Stephanie and Spencer, his brothers Guy and Gus (Betty), sisters Betty (Ross) and Mary, brothers-in-law Duff (Lillian) and Monty (Florence), sisters-in-law Cynthia (Anthony) and Myrtle, and his beloved dog Sally. He will be also missed by numerous nieces, nephews, who thought of him as their mentor and friend. Bruce was predeceased by his father Frank and his mother Gladys, father-in-law Herb Cooper and mother-in-law Winnie Cooper, brothers Frank, Brymer and Wallace, brothers-in-law;Herb and Don and sisters-in-law Bernie and Mercedes. Bruce touched the lives of many and will shine forever in the thoughts and prayers of those who knew and loved him. The family will be receiving family and friends on Monday, October 8th, 2018, at Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL, from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Tuesday, October 9th, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 10th, at 2 pm, at The Salvation Army Church in Deer Lake, NL, with Major Pond officiating with keeping with Bruce's wishes cremation to follow and a reception to be held at the Bailey's residence follow the Funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made the Ronald McDonald House or The Janeway, in Bruce's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL
"Forever in our Hearts"

BARNES, Rancie Gordon
Born: December 8th, 1952
Passed on: October 14th, 2018
Cox's Cove, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rancie Gordon Barnes announce his passing on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 65 years. Rancie loved the great outdoors, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a hardworking carpenter and loved enjoying life. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Wanda Lee (nee Cox); sons: Brandon, Fort McMurray, Zechariah (Chelsea) and Aaron (Kassandra); grandchildren: Arabella and Ryan; father and mother-in-law Gordon and Maudie Cox; sisters: Brada (Alex Kennedy), Geneva and Betty (Bill Laing); brothers: Gerald (Rita), Darrin (Helen) and Dennis; grandparents-in-law Randolph McCarthy and Ruby Gillam; brothers-in-law: Gordon Jr. (Jeannie) and Robert (Krista); aunts: Dorothy Parsons, Trout River, Florence Bennett, Mt. Moriah and Dinah Hussey, Cox's Cove; his two dogs Jake and Jasper; special friend Henry Morgan; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his son Chad Barnes, parents Roland and Phoebe Barnes, grandparents William and Emma Hussey and Frederick and Martha Barnes, nephew Eddy Brake. A special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Palliative Care Unit. Friends may visit Emmanuel Pentecostal Church in Cox's Cove on Monday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Orvin Canning officiating. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Country Road, Cox's Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove or charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

BOURGEIOS, Kathleen Anne
Born: June 29th, 1941
Passed on: October 30th, 2018
Kippens, NL
Kathleen Anne Bourgeois (nee Murphy)
passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 77 years. A 'townie', Kathleen was born on June 29, 1941, in St. John's, NL. She grew up on 8 Bond Street, eldest daughter of the late Nicholas and Bridget Murphy (nee Leonard). She will forever be in the hearts and stories of her loving husband, Francis; her six children: Brian, Robyn (Laurent), Lisa (Bill), Jill, Jason (Corinn), and Anne-Marie (Kevin); and her eleven grandchildren: Victor, Juliette, Oscar, Caroline, Gabrielle, Maggie, Laura, Oliver, Meaghan, Georgia, and Xavier. Kathleen will be missed by her brothers: Don and Corinne (deceased) Murphy and Paddy Murphy, as well as Francis' siblings and their spouses: Libby (deceased) and Clyde Miller, Norma and Phil (deceased) Trask, Jeannette (deceased) and Cosmos (deceased) Gaudon, Helen and Roger Goyette, and Larry and Iris (deceased) Bourgeois. Kathleen was dearly loved by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and her large circle of friends. 18 year old Kathleen came to Stephenville in 1958 to teach 'for one year'. One year turned to many, and she found herself in different schools and different grade levels, until her retirement in 1993. Over the years, 'Mrs. Bourgeois' touched the hearts and inspired the minds of her students and fellow colleagues. Beyond the walls of her classroom, she volunteered tirelessly in a variety of settings within the community and the church. Generous and thoughtful, she has always gone 'above and beyond' for her family, friends, colleagues, and community members. We would like to thank Dr. Sheila Lewis and the Palliative Care Staff of Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for their care and compassion during Kathleen's hospitalization. The family will be receiving friends at Russells Funeral Home in Stephenville on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service will take place at St. Stephen's Parish on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, we would ask that you donate to Stephenville Community Food Bank.

BUTLER, Anita
Passed on: October 10th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL
1938 -2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Anita Grace Butler (Taylor) announce her passing following a brief illness on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at the Health Science Centre St. John's at the age of 80 years. Pre-deceased by her loving husband John, Leaving to mourn with fond & loving memories are her sons Hal (Devon) Moncton, NB; Brad (Cindy) Holyrood, NL; and three grandchildren Jonathon, Moncton, NB; Ryan (Tamara) Vancouver, BC; Erin (Steve) Holyrood, NL; Brother Bob (Pat) Taylor Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Myra Taylor, St. John's, NL; Barbara McCourt Boston, MH; Emily McDonald Enfield, NL; Hazel Butler Pasadena, NL; Mildred Melee St. John's, NL; brothers-in-law Jim Brake Corner Brook, NL; Walter Butler, Harry Butler St. John's, NL; as well as many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. Pre-deceased by her parents Alfreda and Harold Taylor; Brothers Maxwell, Edward, Morley and David Taylor; sisters Ena Bacho (Taylor), Betty Brake (Taylor); brothers-in-law Douglas Butler, Pat Rose, Edward McCourt, Leslie McDonald, Lew Gilbert, Clem Butler, Wallace Butler, Ted Butler, Frank Bacho; sisters-in-law Dorothy Taylor, Judy Taylor, Barbara Gilbert, Lenore Butler, and Lillian Butler. Visitation will be held on Saturday October 13th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street. To honor & respect Anita's wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will take place at Curling Memorial United Church on Monday October 15th, 2018 at 3:30pm with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Curling Memorial United Church Fund or to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

CROCKER, Clifton Bursey
Born: June 27th, 1933
Passed on: October 27th, 2018
Summerside, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clifton Crocker announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the age of 85 years. He leaves to mourn with fond loving memories his wife of 66 years, Pearl Crocker; his children: George (Angela), Taylor (Elaine), Randy (Sherry), Laura (Ted) Howell, Greg (Linda); 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; special niece Emma Janes and special nephew Lyle Crocker; also special lifelong friend Earl Murphy (Summerside) and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Clifton was predeceased by his parents: Arthur and Emma Crocker (Trout River); parents-in-law: George and Sarah Parsons (Trout River); brothers: Howard Crocker and Tom Crocker (Trout River); sister Avril Miller (Ontario); baby son Brent (Trout River); brother-in-law John Miller (Avril) Ontario, sisters-in-law Hilda (Howard) Crocker and Bessie (Tom) Crocker. On Pearl's side of the family brothers-in-law: Frank Butt, Lester Langdon, Guy Bishop, and Wesley Barnes. A special thank you to Dr. Dunne, Dr. Lafferty, Regional Clinical Nurse Specialist Judy Strickland and the nursing staff at the Palliative Care Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL. Visitation for family and friends will be held at Bethany United Church Summerside on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 a visitation will be held from the Trout River United Church from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11:30 am with Reverend Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit or the Trout River United Church Cemetery Fund. The family guest book can be signed for condolences by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

CROCKER, Emma (nee O'Quinn)
February 13, 1932 – September 28, 2018
Ingram Frederick
September 30, 1927 – October 14, 2018

Emma; entered the world in a small settlement called South Branch, Codroy Valley NL, a place where her children enjoyed years of wonderful people and experiences. She spent her childhood there and talked of the pleasures of farming, fishing, chasing the farm animals and her favorite pastime of picking berries. Partridge berries and raspberries' being her favourite. In her early teens, she moved to Curling / Corner Brook. She continued with her education and fell in love with a guy named Ingram. Emma married and started her family at an early age and became a devoted housewife. Emma loved entertaining, cooking, baking, games night (120), her involvement at the church Women's Auxiliary and swimming. After her children grew and moved on she was excited to get a job at the Western Memorial Hospital and get her drivers' license.
The world lost a big heart and Heaven gained a beautiful soul, Emma (nee O'Quinn) Crocker of 86 years who passed away at the WMRH Palliative and End of Life Care Unit. Rest my angel be at peace and let your soul fly free. Emma left to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of (70 years) Ingram who then passed on October 14, 2018; sons: Andrew (Julia), Brooks, Ab, Lawrence (Gail), Edmonton, Ab, Gary (Judy), Stettler, Ab, Edward (Debbie) Dartmouth, NS; Daughter: Jocelyn Gardner (Darryl), Corner Brook; her step-son (ice cream buddy) Arthur (Roslyn) Bennett, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Andrew, Dana, Deanna, Anita, Treena, Jason, Justin, Edward, Megan, Adam, Sarah, Hayley, Natasha and Elizabeth-Ann, 25 great-grandchildren 1 great-great-grandchild; 2 brothers: James O'Quinn, Windsor, Ont. and Alphonso (Patricia) O'Quinn, Oshawa, Ont.; 4 sisters: Regina (Stanley-deceased) Brake, Corner Brook, Joan (Gordon-deceased) Galpin, Windsor, Ont., Theresa (Andrew-deceased) Doxtator, Windsor, Ont. and Ann (Sandy) Dunphy, Scarborough, Ont.; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by infant son, daughter Anita Drusilla, son Paul, her parents Ralph and Mary O'Quinn, brothers; Joseph (Ruth Ann) O'Quinn and Peter (deceased) (Pauline) O'Quinn and sister Margaret (Daniel-deceased) O'Keefe.
Ingram; entered the world in a small fishing village of Trout River NL. He spent his free time hunting and fishing with his father and at the age of 14 started working as a labourer on the docks in Corner Brook. He eventually worked at Bowater Pulp and Paper Mill as a paper maker and machine operator until retirement. Ingram worked his off time at the White House in Corner Brook chaperoning dances where it is believed he met his wife Emma. Ingram was a strong believer of hard work and provider of his family. He had many enjoyable moments teaching his boys to hunt and fish from the cabin on the South Branch River.
Ingram of 91 years passed away peacefully at WMRH 4th floor North LTC. Predeceased by his loving wife Emma of (70 years) on September 28, 2018. Together in eternal life! Ingram leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories; sons: Arthur (Roslyn) Bennett, Corner Brook, Andrew (Julia), Gary (Judy), Lawrence (Gail), all in Alberta and Edward (Debbie), NS; Jocelyn (Darryl) Gardner, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Natasha, Elizabeth-Ann, Andrew, Dana, Deanna, Anita, Treena, Jason, Justin, Edward, Megan, Adam, Sarah, Hayley, 25 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; sister: Marilyn (Elis deceased) Avery; brother: David (Sheila) Crocker; plus a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: Andrew and Laura Crocker; infant son (unnamed), daughter Anita Drusilla, son: Paul; brothers: Leonard (Margaret), Jake (Theresa), Aubrey; and sister: Vernetta (Douglas) McKenna.
Cremation and burial has taken place.
Special heart filled and loving thank you to the Medical Providers, Care Givers and Staff of Bay Shore Estates, Irishtown Summerside, NL and Western Memorial Hospital (Palliative and End of Life Care Unit) and Long Term Care Centre 4th Floor north for their very, very, loving and compassionate care.
In remembrance, you can make a donation to your favourite cause.

CROCKER, Michael L.
Born: March 17th, 1956
Passed on: October 4th, 2018

On a quiet, beautiful Fall evening surrounded by his loving family, Michael Lance Crocker passed peacefully from his earthly home to his heavenly home. Mike was born March 17, 1956 to Donald and Mary Crocker and grew up in the community of Cormack. After graduation from Elwood Regional High School, Mike continued his post-secondary education at Memorial University in St. John's. Mike took his first teaching position in the small community of Sops Arm but after just one year, the green fields of his homeland calling, he moved back to Cormack, entered the Dairy Industry and for the next 23 years successfully owned and operated Twin Acre Farms Ltd. Then in 2011 Mike took on a much different but also rewarding job as Co-owner and Manager of Deer Lake Ambulance Ltd. On August 14, 1981 Mike married the love of his life, his soulmate and best friend, Pauline. Their lives were complete on November 14, 1984 when they welcomed their first born, Julie and then September 16, 1991 their son Charles, and those children were the absolute greatest joys of Mike's life. Leaving to mourn with the most precious memories, his loving wife of 37 years, Pauline and his adored children, Julie (Adam) Kluchka and Charles, sisters Hazel Crocker, Josie (Anthony) Alexander, and Donna Chaulk, sisters-in-law, Joyce (Kevin) Rumbolt, Olive (Gary) Moxam, Lona Haines, Elaine (Paul) Neville, Glenda (Dave) Oake, Mae Curlew and brother-in-law, Gary (Brenda) Humby, special nieces and nephews, Tanya, Donald, Sarah, Bruce, Jayne and Robyn, Craig, Peter, Trevor, Cory, Melanie, Jamie, Luke, Geoff, Gary, Kimberly and Natalie, also Dean, Glenn, Dereck and Sheldon. Also leaving to mourn are many close friends and relatives. Mike was pre-deceased by his parents, Donald and Mary Crocker; parent-in-laws, Edward and Glady Humby; sister and brother-in-law Irene and Rick Woodford; brother-in-law Calvin Curlew and nephew's wife Aimee Rumbolt. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive in Deer Lake on Saturday, Oct 6th from 7-9pm and Sunday, Oct 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 45 Bennett Ave. on Monday, October 8th at 2pm with Pastor Jeffrey White officiating. Interment will follow service at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, or donations may be made to Keys for Kaitlyn at keysforkaitlyn@gmail.com   To sign the family guest book or make memorial donations, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

DOLLARD, Joseph Richard
Passed on: October 14th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph Richard Dollard announce his passing at his residence in Stephenville on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the age of 77. He leaves to mourn Rosa, his wife of 52 years, three wonderful daughters; Cheryl (Currie Reid) in Ottawa; Joelle (Troy Mason) in Halifax and Leanne (Craig Courturier) in Ottawa; five precious grandchildren: Amelia, Curtis, Meredith, Carson and Elliot; one brother, Jimmy of St. Georges; 4 sisters; Marie (Ben Cooper) of Corner Brook; Tela Dollard (late Bob Clouter) of St. Georges; Patsy Linthorne of St. George's; and Sue (Ed Hickey) of St. John's; sisters-in-law, Kay Dollard of Stephenville Crossing; Marquerite White (Cornwall, Ontario) Geneva (Abe Coles) of St. John's; Valda Bourgeois of Stephenville; Carlotta (Charles Fennemore) of Grand Falls; Chris (Paul Wilson) of St. John's; brother-in-law, Kirk (Joanne) White of St. John's; many nieces and nephews on the Dollard and White sides of the family and his Friend Brendan White. Joe was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Mercedes Dollard; his brother Neal; his neice, Neala; his sister-in-law Marina Dollard; his mother and father-in-law; Douglas and Margaret White and his brothers-in-law Douglas White Jr., Malcolm White, and Calvin Linthorne. Visitation will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 7pm - 9pm and on Friday October 19, 2018 from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm -9pm at Russell's Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday October 20, 2018 at St. Stephen's R.C. Church on West Street in Stephenville with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating and internment in the Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, immediately following the Mass. The family extends special thanks to Dr. Allan McComiskey, Nurse Claire Thibeau, O.T., Adam Maddalena, Father Maurice O'Quinn, Father Krishnarao, Personal Care Attendant, Brendan White, and the many friends (too many to name) who offered their time, support and comfort during Joe's journey with Alzheimer's. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Alzheimers Society; the Shepherds' Fund Foundation or a charity of one's choice.

FREEMAN, Eva Elizabeth (nee Kawaja)
Born: January 31st, 1940
Passed on: October 2nd, 2018

Passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on October 2, 2018. Predeceased by parents Elias and Suzanne Kawaja of Corner Brook, and brothers Wayne and Graham. Leaving with loving memories are children Blair (Jane Langford) and Susan (Rick Tiller); beloved grandchildren Michael and Stephen Tiller, and Henry and Charlotte Freeman; brothers Monty, David (Thelma), and Charles; sister-in-law Ruth Kawaja; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. After working for Memorial University in Corner Brook and St. John's for many years, Eva took an early retirement in the mid-1990s to dedicate her time to her cherished grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Chancellor Park for their professionalism and care of Mom. Your kindness and compassion shown to Mom and our family will never be forgotten. Following Mom's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m., with a Memorial Service immediately following in the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Forest Road Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eva's memory to a charity of one's choice. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com
"Death is not extinguishing the light. It is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come."
Rabindranath Tagore, writer and artist.

GOUDIE, Dr. Wayne Ralph
Born: December 18th, 1950
Passed on: October 28th, 2018
Kippen's, NL

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the Late Dr. Wayne Goudie announce his passing on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, NL at the age of 67 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his daughter Stephanie Goudie (Lori Warmington); mother of his children Mary Janes; grandchildren: Meadow Wells-Goudie, Lillah Warmington; brother Carl (Ruth) Goudie; sister-in-law Cindy Goudie LaPolla; brother-in-law Norman Tucker; nieces and nephews: Jordan, Megan, Mandy, Gillian, Glen, Greg, Craig, James, Jennifer and other family and friends. He was pre-deceased by his parents Carl and Dorothy Goudie; sons: Sean, Paul; brothers: David, Terry, Guy and sister Netta Tucker. To honour and respect Wayne's wishes cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium, Pasadena, NL. Visitation and celebration of Wayne's life will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 between the hours of 7 - 9 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 37 West St., Stephenville Crossing, NL. Inurnment will take place on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Salvation Army section of Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Stephenville, NL. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association or a charity of ones' choice. To sign the family guestbook, please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca   Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.
I believe that for every drop of rain that falls - a flower grows
I believe that somewhere in the darkest night - a candle glows
I believe for everyone that goes astray - someone will come to show the way

GULLAGE, Regina (Jean) (nee Hayes)
Born: October 6th, 1927
Passed on: October 19th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dearest mother Regina (Jean) Gullage on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Sylvia (Leonard) Pashley, of Port Coquitlam, BC, Patricia (Gerald) White of Bonne Bay Pond, Barbara (George) Mullett of Corner Brook and son Perry (Georgina) of Halfway Point; 10 grandchildren: Jamie, Mark, Michelle, Leonard, Dora, Andrew, Christopher, Samantha, Ryan and Nicholas; 13 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Selby; son Edward; parents Margaret and Edward Hayes; and brother Edward Morrison. A special thank you to the staff of Mountain View House. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday, October 23rd from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, from where Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, October 24th at 10:30 am with Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, Cancer Society or to the SPCA. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca
No longer in our lives to share, but in our hearts, you will always be there.

HELLIER, Gilbert Stanley
Born: November 26th, 1928
Passed on: October 3rd, 2018
Corner Brook, NL
Born in Little Bay Islands, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gilbert Stanley Hellier announce his passing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Darlene Hellier (Allan), Fred, Enid Hellier (Robert) and Don; special friend Mildred Lockyer and family; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Phyllis and Rea Hellier; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Melvina, parents Herbert and Hilda, sister Joy Wiseman, brothers Baxter and Robert and grandson Steven McKenzie. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 6 at 2 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Pastor Alice Moores officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

HOUSE, Barbara Martha
Born: October 7th, 1945
Passed on: October 3rd, 2018
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara House announce her passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, NL on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 2018 in her 72nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her 2 daughters: Marie (Todd) Denine, Irene (Terry) Locke; her 2 grandchildren: Marissa (Mike), and Tiffany; her sister Kate (Sam) Park; her brother Ben (Dorothy) Tucker; her sister-in-law Hilda House; her special friends: Tilly Young, Earl Murphy, Dave Kennedy; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Barbara was predeceased by her husband Garfield House; and her parents Joseph and Nora Tucker. Visitation for family and friends will take place at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows on Friday, Oct. 5th, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6th, 2018 at 2 pm with Rev. Mary Rose Colbourne officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted, and/or memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. A special thank you to Dr. Patty Power and the staff at the H Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre for their care and compassion through this difficult time. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HUNT, Theresa Elizabeth
Born: October 1st, 1932
Passed on: October 28th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa Hunt announce her passing on Sunday, October 28th, 2018 at Mountain View House in Meadows at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Randy, Shirley (Gary) Grant, Greg (Wanda) and Darren (Wanda); grandchildren: Tracey, Michelle, Bradley, Ryan, Jonathon, Melissa, Tyler, Ashley, Brett and Kyle; great-grandchildren: Emily, Alex, Nicholas, Connor, Julia, Noah, Kaley, Maci, Cooper and Katelyn; brothers Bill Brake, Dave (Dorothy) Brake and Bernard (Audrey) Brake; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband George Henry Hunt, October 13, 1989 and parents, Ralph and Elsie Brake. The family would like to send out a special thank you to the Staff of the Lohnes Complex and Mountain View House for the care and kindness shown to their Mom. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9: p.m. The Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 1st at 10:30 Am from Sacred Heart Parish with Father Jim Robertson officiating. The interment will follow at Mt Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

KENNEDY, Craig Dwight
Born: October 8th, 1957
Passed on: October 17th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Craig Kennedy announce his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Christine; sons: Jordan (Melanie and Naya) and Colton; mother (Verna); father Rodderick (predeceased); mother-in-law (Mildred Martin); father-in-law Hayward Martin (predeceased); brothers: David (Cindy), and Keith (Grace); sisters: Susan and Penny (Gary); brothers-in-law: Donald (Imelda), Ralph (Rosemary), Wayne (Shirley); sister-in-law Sharon; nephews: Sean and Martin; nieces: Tracy, Nadia, Janis, Sasha, Renee, Megan, Amy, Sarah, Stephanie and Brittany, Stephanie and Heidi. Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, October 22, 2018 and Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held from the First United Church, Park Street on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. with Rev. John van Vliet and Pastor Jeremy Simms officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the local food bank and/or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your request be known to God."
-Philippians 4:6

LEGGE, Vera Yvonne
Passed on: October 1st, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Vera Yvonne announce her passing on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Diane Legge, Paulette Legge Pearson (Zeke), Beverley Legge, Holly Legge, Cheryl Legge Canning (Andy); son: David Legge (Pauline); grandchildren: David Legge Jr. (Trina), Amanda Normandeau (Dave), Jennifer Thomas (Travis), Alex, and Brendan Canning, Terry-Lynn, Lacey, and Shane Osmond; brother: Baxter Pinksen; Loving great-grandchildren; niece Gladys Curlew; daughter-in-law Dianne Legge and other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Owen Phillip Legge and son Gary Legge. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, October 2nd from the hours of 2-4 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 3rd at 2:00 PM from All Saints Anglican Church Clarence Street, with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

MacDONALD, Isabel
Born: October 20th, 1924
Passed on: October 6th, 2018
Heatherton, NL

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the Late Isabel MacDonald announce her passing on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, NL at the age of 93 years. She will be forever remembered and loved by her children: Louis (Madonna), Michael, Nancy; grandchildren: Louis, Suzanne, Paul, Jonathon, Scotty; great-grandchildren: Connor, Morgan, Griffin, Isabella, Michaela; sisters: Barb Kovich, Janet Williford, Magdalen Cochrane; sister-in-law Gladys MacDonald; special friend Roxanne MacIsaac; as well as nieces, nephews other family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael MacDonald Sr.; parents John and Nancy Young; sisters: Emma Cannady, Marie Anderson, Loretta Lee; brothers: Fintan Young, Ted Young, Ivan Young and special brother Douglas Young. Visitation took place at St. Joseph's Parish, Heatherton on Sunday, Oct. 7th between the hours of 7-9 p.m. from where the Funeral Mass was held on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at 2 p.m. with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. Burial in the old Roman Catholic Cemetery, Heatherton took place following the service. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the St. Joseph's Parish Memorial Fund. To sign the family guest book, please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca   Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

McNEIL, Patricia (nee Neville)
Passed on: October 31st, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with deep regret that we announce the peaceful passing of our mom, Patricia McNeil in the early hours of October 31, 2018 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's at the age of 76. Predeceased by her husband John Robert (Bob) McNeil, February 1, 1990, brothers Bill & Jack Neville. She is survived by her children Lisa McNeil Conway, Michael McNeil, Regina McNeil Bowers (Chris), David McNeil; grandchildren Caitlin, Emily, Hannah, Robbie, Peter and Abby, sister Catherine Neville, sister-in-law Barbara Neville, and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Saturday & Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 10:30 am from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street with Father Jim Robertson officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association www.alzheimer.ca   A note of condolence may be left for the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

NICOLLE, Walter Calvin
Born: July 23rd, 1939
Passed on: October 5th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Calvin Nicolle announce his peaceful passing at Bonne Bay Health Centre on Oct. 5, 2018 at the age of 79. He leaves to mourn his children Gaius (Michelle), Norine (Dan), Kerry (Janet); grandchildren: Buckley, Afton (Des), Nico, Jennifer (Brandon), Melissa (Wayne),Phillip (Erika), Danielle (Ben), Kevin (Lourdes), David (Sheena), Matthew; great-grandchildren: Kyrah, Elena, Nathan, Zachary, Carter, Nevaeh, Cody, Nicholas, Nolan, Avery, Logan, Gia, Blake, Anthonio, Vida, Naomi, Amber, Madison, Peyton; his companion and loving friend Lola Payne; his siblings: Clifford, Wilson (Joyce), Eileen, Diana, Linda (Irving), Wade (Rachel), Kevin (Karen), Lora (John), Dora (Guy), Gary (Jenine), Ernest; brother-in-law Clayton; sister-in-law Laverne; other in-laws Hazel, Lensie,Erma, Nancy, Lorraine, Hedley, Coylie, Daisy, Elaine, Dwight; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Walter was predeceased by is wife Vida; children: Buckley and Lensie; parents Harriett and Philip Nicolle; parents-in-law Hebert and Hannah Goosney; brothers George, Raymond and Jim; sisters: Irene, Shirley Pittman; brothers-in-law: Carl, Hughie, Otto, Keith; sisters-in-law: Rellie, Geneva, Olive and Geraldine. Friends and family may visit the Gospel Hall, Parsons Pond on Sunday, Oct. 7th from 7-9 pm and Monday, Oct. 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Gospel Hall, Parsons Pond on Tuesday, Oct. 9th at 2 pm with the service provided by David Flynn. Interment will follow service at the Gospel Hall Cemetery, Rocky Harbour. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation, visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Mae Viola
Born: February 6th, 1925
Passed on: October 6th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mae Viola Penney announce her passing on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Gerald of 68 years; children: Jerry (Linda), Bruce (Sharon), Brian (Janice) and Aune (Fred) Colbourne; grandchildren: David, Alicia, Stephen, Laura, Jonathan, Christopher, Allison, Adam, Jeffrey, Melanie, Carla, Amy and Vicki; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Sylvia Sweetapple, Elaine (Jack) Tracey, Vera Locke and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Pearl Locke; parents-in-law Elot and Alice Penney, and brothers and sisters. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Tuesday, October 9th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, October 10th at 11 am from First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John van Vliet officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to First United Church, Restoration Fund. To sign the family guest book you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

PENNEY, Wilson Elwood
Born: May 5th, 1944
Passed on: October 17th, 2018
Pasadena, NL

It is with sadness and heavy hearts, the family of the late Wilson Elwood Penney of Pasadena, NL wish to announce his passing on October 17, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 74th year. He is survived by his beloved wife Jean; his cherished children Dale Penney (Gerry Thistle) Brampton, ON, Dawn Penney (Brent Mackey) Massey Drive; his precious grandchildren who were the joy of his life, Matthew and Haley Thistle, Kelsey and Ryan Green; brother: Monty (Marilyn) Penney Pasadena; sisters: Daphne (Wayne) Badcock Halifax, NS, Emmie Penney (Otto Goulding) Pasadena; sisters-in-law: Peggy (Eric) Young Corner Brook, Beverley Urquhart Steady Brook, Brenda (Tony) Howell Mt. Pearl, Janice Simmonds Mt. Pearl; brother-in-law Bill Simmonds (Faye Gear) Embree; special friends Phonse, George and Chris Bennett, also many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and co-workers. Wilson was predeceased by his parents Hedley and Louise Penney, father-in-law Reg Simmonds and mother-in-law Phyllis Simmonds, brothers-in-law Allan Best and Don Urquhart. A special thank you to all the nurses and constants and doctors on 4AB, also a special thank you to Dr. Desiree Dunn for her kindness, compassion and dedication. To all the nurses who are so special on the Palliative Care Unit. In keeping with Wilson's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road from the hours of 7 to 9 pm on Thursday, October 18, 2018. There will be no formal funeral at this time. Interment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook for condolences can be signed by visiting the website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PIERCEY, Mona Joan
Passed on: October 25th, 2018
Irishtown, NL
1938 -2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mom, Mona Joan Piercey nee: (Parsons) on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the age of 80. She passed peacefully away surrounded by her family in the Palliative Care Unit in Western Memorial Regional Hospital, after a courageous 3½ year battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, April, 1994. Leaving behind with loving memories are her four daughters, Angela Piercey (Steve Atkinson), Lisa Blanchard (Todd), Ruby Brake (Brian), Mary Murrin (Rick), her furry and loyal friend Bailey, six precious grandchildren, Caitlin Piercey (Dylan Poole), Robin Blanchard (Justin Lewis), Christopher Blanchard, Scott Brake (Candace Kendall), Steven Brake, Devon Murrin, two great-grandchildren Candace and Jackson, sister, Evelyn (Ettie) Stratton, Curling, sister-in-law Doris Parsons, Summerside, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Her cabin buddies Shirley and George Nichols. Predeceased by her parents Samuel and Julia Parsons, brothers, sisters and in-laws: Richard Parsons (Gwennie), Gilbert Parsons, Cyril Parsons, Verdie Harris (Ches), Jane Parsons, Dorothy Christopher (Raymond), Doreen Anderson (Reg), Jim Piercey, Marie Piercey. Mom was a very strong and courageous lady, nothing was ever to much for her to take on and complete. She approached her cancer diagnosis with the same tenacity, touching the hearts and raising the spirits of friends at the chemo unit, continuing to live as if nothing was wrong. Her cabin & her friends at Bonne Bay Pond were her weekend refuge, she loved the time she spent there. She was an inspiration to all who knew her and will be sorely missed. In keeping with her wish's cremation has taken place. We would like to say thank you to the Doctors, Nurses and staff of 3B, 4A, Chemo Unit and Palliative Care. Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Marks. The funeral service will be held Monday, October 29th at 10:00 am from Fillatre's Funeral Home Chapel, with Father Ed Terry officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers or Memorial Donations may be made to the Chemo Unit or The Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital. A note of condolence can be left for the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca
Forever in our hearts.
RIP Mom

PIKE, Gladys Maud
Born: October 31st, 1940
Passed on: October 1st, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys Maud Pike announce her passing on Monday, October 1st, 2018 at the Western Memorial Hospital in her 77th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Donald of 54 years. Two sons; Greg (Deidre) and Jason (Cheryl), her grandchildren Sarah, Jenna, Corey and Sophia. Siblings Emma (Jeff) Brown, Marie Lockyer (special friend Eugene McCallion), Kevin (Maisie) Rogers all of Centreville. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and friends. Gladys was predeceased by her parents Lester & Marjorie Rogers and brother-in-law Morgan Lockyer. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 from the Church of the Epiphany Anglican Church in Woody Point. Funeral service will take place on Thursday October 4th at 2:00 pm. with Rev. Kay Short officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Flowers or donations are accepted in Gladys's memory. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, Deer Lake. Flowers graciously accepted or donations can be made to the church of The Epiphany in Woody Pt., Nl, in Gladys memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family.
"Forever in our Hearts"

REID, Donald James A.
Born: August 22nd, 1938
Passed on: October 24th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Reid announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday October 24th, 2018 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his partner Mary Hayes, his two daughters Debbie (Wayne) Loder, Dianne Parsons all in Stephenville, his two step-sons Rick Hayes, Shawn (Kim) Hayes, his grandchildren Donivan Gallant (Jelissa White), Aaron Loder, Adam Loder (Leslie), Amanda Green (Austin), Trina Cluney (John), Colton Parsons (Desiree), Tylor Parsons, Donald Parsons his step grandchildren Victoria Cluney, Mya Green, Claire Loder, Jordan Loder, Max Inder and one great-granddaughter Abigail White, step-grandchildren Emily Hayes, Carter Hayes. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his daughter Donna Reid. Visitation will take place at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Friday October 26th from 2-4P.M. and 7-9 P.M. The funeral service will take place from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue in Stephenville on Saturday October 27th at 10 A.M. with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway.

REGULAR, Bradford Gordon
Passed on: October 21st, 2018
1962 -2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Brad Regular announce his sudden passing on October 21, 2018 at the age of 56. He will be loving remembered by his parents Maisie & Gordon Regular; siblings Sharon Regular-McKenzie (John), Jeff Regular (Kim), Darren Regular, Tracy Regular-Hansen (Kelly); nieces Veronica Armitage (Jamie), Jennifer Regular, Jade Regular, Jane Hansen; his furry friend and faithful companion Lily, and numerous other relatives and many friends. To celebrate Brad's life a visitation will be held at Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday, October 25th from 7-9 p.m. In keeping with his wish's cremation has taken place. A note of condolence can be left for the family by visiting www.fillatre.ca

SALYZYN, Ivy May (nee Watton)
Born: May 21st, 1935
Passed on: October 5th, 2018

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ivy May Salyzyn (nee Watton). Ivy passed away peacefully at the QEII Hospital, in Halifax, NS on Friday October 5, 2018, in her 83rd year. Ivy was a loving and devoted mother to Deborah and George, and a cherished and beloved "Baba" to Christian, Hayley, Parker and Cameron; her grandchildren were the loves of her life. Ivy was thought of as a kind and gentle soul by all who knew her, especially her family, friends (particularly her longtime friends Maisie Warford and Cynthia Parsons) and several special neighbours. As a family, we are eternally grateful for the friendship of Elaine and Ivan Kendell and Melvin and Florence Lily who were an unwavering support for Ivy. We cannot thank you enough. Ivy is survived by her children Deborah (Grant) and George (Sonya), her grandchildren Christian (Megan), Hayley (Jordan), Parker and Cameron, her sisters-in-law Mary (Jackson), Elaine (Watton) and Mercedes (Watton) and numerous nieces and nephews. Ivy was predeceased by George, her loving husband of 55 years. Ivy and George built a beautiful life together. We take great comfort in knowing they are together again. She was also predeceased by her parents Harriet (Roberts) and Hubert Watton, and her sisters Eileen and Lenora, and brothers Lloyd, Melvin, Otto, Robert and Gordon. Ivy was the last of the Watton siblings. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel in Corner Brook on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2 PM, with Reverend Roberta Woodman officiating. Reception to follow. Interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Townsite Anglican Cemetery.
"There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains."

SCOTT, Norma Rose (nee White)
Born: October 22nd, 1937
Passed on: October 26th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Norma Scott, announce her passing at the Long Term Care Facility in Corner Brook on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the age of 81 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 63 years Robert; sons: Brian (Debbi), Craig (Lori); daughters: Sharon Scott (Brent), Tracey Baker (Douglas); grandchildren: Stephen, Tyler, Leanne, Kristen, Meaghan, Alexandria, Amy and Emily; brother: Merril (Mary); sister: Gladys Batten (Bruce). Norma was predeceased by her father: Chesley White; mother: Blanche (stepfather Jack McKay); sisters: Suzanne Martin (Edward), Elizabeth King (Milton); brother: Melvin (Georgia); father-in-law: Albert Scott; mother-in-law: Sarah (Atwood); brothers-in-law: Kitchener (Muriel), Edgar; sisters-in-law: Jean Roe (James), Joan Holmes (Bobbie), Annie. Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will be held from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from the hours of 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A Service of Remembrance will be held from Country Haven Chapel on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 2pm with Reverend Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to take place at a later date at the Townsite Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Parkinson's Canada or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book for condolences can be signed by visiting our website @ www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

SHEARS, Benjamin Theodore
Passed on: October 26th, 2018

Benjamin Theodore passed peacefully away in his home in Rocky Harbour lovingly surrounded with his family on October 26th, 2018 in his 85th year. He will be lovingly remembered by Georgina, his wife of 58 years, his daughter Dorcas, son-in-law Valeri Chudinov; special mother-in-law Blanche Watts; his siblings: Pauline Payne, Floyd (Olga), Tom (Bonnie), Ella (Frank) Penney; sisters-in-law: Blanche Shears, Marie Shears, Sandra (John) Bull; brothers-in-law: David (Sharon) Watts, Rod (Gladys) Watts and Robert (Mary) Watts. Ben touched the lives of many and will also be affectionately remembered by his nieces and nephews, a large circle of family and friends, and his furry companion, Maggie. Ben is predeceased by his parents Dorcas May and James Shears, his brothers: James and John; sisters: Mary Loveys and Joan White; father-in-law Thomas Watts; brothers-in-law: Rendell Snow, Jack White and Alwin Loveys; sister-in-law Betty Shears. Ben was always a reliable volunteer giving freely of his time and talents to his community and his church. He loved his garden and his gardening talents were well known and always in evidence at his family home. Of all the things in life that Benjamin enjoyed, the focus and foundation of his contentment was his love of family and friends. He will be forever cherished and remembered for his love, thoughtfulness and generosity. Our family is so thankful for the years we have shared with him. Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 27th from 7-9 pm and Sunday, October 28th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Rocky Harbour from where the Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 29th at 2 pm with The Most Rev. Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at St. Matthews Anglican Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to St. Matthews Church Building Fund. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

SHEARS, Rosetta Vera (Rosie) (nee Pittman)
Born: June 3rd, 1925
Passed on: October 29th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the families of Rosetta Vera (Rosie) Shears announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, in Norris Pt, NL, on Monday, October 29th, 2018, at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children Linda Russell, Gary (Nora), and Anne Payne (Craig), her grandchildren Bryan Russell (Cathy), Peter Russell (Crystal), Christian Shears (Suzanne), Christopher Shears (Joanne), Barbara (Sean), Sam, and Alex Payne, her great-grandchildren Rebecca Webber (James), Allannah, and Joseph Russell, Sidne, Morgan, Jolina Shears, Nicholas and Noah Thistle, and Eric Russell, great-great-grandson Edward Webber, her brother-in-law Lewis Shears, sisters-in-law Muriel Shears, and Elizabeth Critch. Rosie was predeceased by her husband Sidney Morgan Shears, her parents James and Margaret Pittman, her sisters Blanche (Alfred) Pollett, Dottie (Albert) Watts, Olive (George) Cullihall, Annie (Harvey) Coveyduck, and Sara Pittman. She also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Hr, NL, on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, November 1st, 2018, at 2 pm, with Rt Bishop Coffin officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Hr, NL. Donations can be made to the St. Matthews Anglican Church Cemetery Fund or The Bonne Bay Health Centre Auxiliary in Rosie's memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. The family would like to express sincere thanks to all staff and clergy of the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Pt, NL, who have become a second family during her last six years.
"A friend indeed in your time of Need"
"Forever in our Hearts"

SHEPPARD, Linda Mary (nee Byrne)
Born: May 6th, 1951
Passed on: October 27th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

The family of Linda Mary Sheppard would like to announce her peaceful passing surrounded by her family and friends at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Hospital on October 27th, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn her husband Derek, son Derek Jeffrey (Krista), and the loves of her life her four grandchildren Colin, Olivia, Neil, and Anna. They made her life complete. Survived by her siblings Carol (Frank), John (Patsy), Rod (Betty), Brian (Doreen), Terry (Donna), Ken (Darlene), Mike (Shelia), George, Cathy (Roy), Lisa (Philip), Paula (Carey); mother-in-law Marguerite; brothers-in-law George (Marjorie), Alfred, Scott (Nancy); aunt Foley Power, as well as her nephews, nieces and cousins. Linda also leaves behind a large circle of friends who were always there for her, Nada, Gloria, Donna, Sandra, Bernice, Leona, Joy, Maureen and many others. They always called, texted or visited every day after she became ill no matter where in the world they were. Special mention to her best friend Christina Penney who for 45 years was there for her every day of her life. She was predeceased by her father and mother George and Elizabeth Byrne and father-in-law Alfred C Sheppard. As per Linda's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home at 4 St. Marks Avenue from 2-4 pm and from 7-9 pm on Monday, October 29, 2018. Interment will take place at the Anglican Cemetery in Mount Patricia at a later date. No flowers on request, donations in her name may be left to the Western Memorial Hospital Cancer Center. Linda worked her whole career at Royal Trust and Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union until she retired. She was also very active serving on various associations in Corner Brook and also served on the board of directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. The family would like to thank the care givers who helped her through her illness. Your kindness and compassion will never be forgotten, Dr. Amjad Al-Zubaidy and Denise, Dr. Bubtana, Dr. Lafferty, Dr. Dunne and the staff at Western Memorial Hospital 3A and the Palliative Care Unit, but she would especially like to thank everyone at the Western Memorial Cancer Clinic. Dr. Healey, Dr. McCarthy and all the nurses and staff who were so wonderful to her. Last but not least she would especially like to thank Dr. Amanda Welsh with whom she formed a special bond. May God Bless All of You. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

SIMMONDS, Jeanette Dorothy
Born: September 27th, 1942
Passed on: October 20th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sorrow that the family of the late Jeanette Simmonds announce her passing after a brief illness. She leaves to mourn her only child Steve (Corrina), her grandchildren Kimberly Brake (Chris) and Tim (Natacha) Simmonds, three great-grandchildren Nicole, Ryan and Hannah whom she adored. Also leaving to mourn brothers Jim Wells, David (Debbie) Wells, Wayne (Kathleen) Wells and Eugene (Emma) Wells, and sister-in-law Agnes Wells. As well as many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends too numerous to mention. Predeceased by her husband Fred (2008), her Mom Violet Wells (2007), sister Joan Hull (2008), brother Jack Wells (2016), brother-in-law Fred Hull (2017) and precious great-grandchild Kayley (2009). Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at 2 pm from the Country Haven Chapel with Rev. Graham Cook officiating. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of your choice is greatly appreciated. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

TILLER, Ellis
Passed on: October 26th, 2018

It is with mixed emotions that we share the news of the passing of our dear father and grandfather Ellis Tiller, 70 years on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Elizabeth Centre. Dad is now reunited back with our mom Joan. He was our much loved father who will be missed by Sandra (Mike) and Jeff (Nat). Ellis was happiest being Grandpa to his four grandchildren Matthew, Mark, Fred and Hazel. Born in Corner Brook, NL he was the son of the late Frederick and Matilda (nee Hunt) Tiller. Dear brother of Allister (Audrey), Stuart (Mildred), June Harding (Cecil), Blanche Rose (George), Raymond (predeceased) and Jane Vaters (predeceased). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Ellis retired from INCO in 2000 after 30 years of dedicated service. In keeping with his wishes there will be no visitation or services. Family and friends are welcome to drop by the family home on Jeanne D'Arc Street, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 3-7 p.m. to share your stories as we say our final goodbyes to Dad. Donations in Ellis' memory can be made directly to the Alzheimer Society (Day Program). Arrangements entrusted to Ranger's Cremation and Burial Services Ltd. Online condolences can be posted at www.RangersSudbury.com

WEBB, Evelyn May (nee Burt)
Born: September 3rd, 1932
Passed on: October 23rd, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Evelyn May Webb (née Burt) announce her passing on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 63 years Claude Webb; children: Elaine (Paul) Whelan, Pasadena, Greg (Fiona) Webb, Pasadena and Janice (Scott) Gaudet, Stephenville; grandchildren: Marc (Melanie) Whelan, Ian (Maryam) Whelan, Gregory (Kayla) Whelan, Bruce (Amanda) Webb, Jana (Drew) Webb and Evelyn "Joy" (Andy) Webb; great-grandchildren: William and Matthew Whelan and Willow Webb; sister Rose Whiteway; brother Garland Burt; sisters-in-law: Ivena Burt and Audrey Burt; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by her parents Jabez and Ivy Burt, sisters Ruby (Wallace) Pryor and Marjorie (David) Jeans, brothers Reginald and Doyle Burt, sister-in-law Doris Burt and brother-in-law Titus Whiteway. Cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance will be held on Friday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Pastor Jeremy Simms officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the MS Society or a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

WELLS, David Percy
Born: September 28th, 1938
Passed on: October 15th, 2018
Summerside, NL

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late David Percy Wells announce his passing on Monday, October 15, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 80 years. Dave was well known for his work as an Ironworker and member of the Ironworkers 764, St. John's, NL. Dave was committed to his profession. He met a large circle of friends through his work which would last a lifetime. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Margaret (nee Christopher) of 58 years; children: Barbara Ann (Gordon Ellsworth), Edward (Rose), Kimberley of Fort Nelson, B.C, Donna of Oshawa, ON, Douglas, Lawrence, Melvin (Donna), Oshawa, ON, Regina, Kingston, ON, Jeffery (Kelley), Clinton (Amanda), and Michelle (Dwayne); grandchildren: Mark, Roger, Jennifer, Robyn, Kayla, Dwayne, Samantha, Natasha, Ryan, Cody, Amber, Paige, Markus, Lindsey, Matthew and Melissa; great-grandchildren: Emily, Lexie, Easton, James, Nicole, Madison, Sophia, Megan and Clair; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dave was predeceased at a young age by his parents Edward and Dorothy Wells. He was fortunate in being raised by his grandparents John and Myra Wheeler which followed a wonderful circle of family including aunts, uncles, Frank, Max, Murdock, Percy, Gusie, Jean, Horse, and his beautiful sisters Ruby House - predeceased, Edward, Regina Kennedy (Bernie) - predeceased. Dave will be missed by his brother Albert (Hilda) Wheeler. Special mention, Kay Christopher, Fred Wheeler, and Kirby Brake. A special thank you to Kelley and Michelle for the daily visits. The family wishes to thank the Drs and staff at 3A WMRH. At David's request cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place on Thursday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Summerside from where funeral Service will take place on Friday at 2 pm with Rev. Mary Rose Coulbourne officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside in Dave's Memory. To sign the family guest book, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

WHEELER, June Ada
Born: June 2nd, 1933
Passed on: October 29th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada "June" Wheeler announce her passing on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 85 Years. She passed away peacefully with love from her children and family members who were by her side. She will be forever remembered and loved by her children: Gail (Gerald) Morgan, Daphne (Melvin) Park, William Ross (Liz) Wheeler, Susan (Frank) Hodder, and Barry (Lisa) Wheeler; grandchildren: Fred, Jody, Trevor, Shane, Kristy, Erica, Evan and Kendra; her beloved great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; sisters: Doris Parsons, and Lillian Brake, brothers: Jim, Cliff, Wallace, Austin, and Jack Taylor. She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton Wheeler; sister, Olive Penney; brothers: Fred, Aulden, and Loren Dick Taylor. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff of WMRH 3D and Palliative Care. A special thank-you to mom's homecare workers Wanda Curtis and June Taylor. Visitation will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside on Wednesday, October 31st from the hours of 7-9 pm and Thursday, November 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 pm from where Funeral Service will take place on Friday, November 2nd at 2 pm with Rev. Maryrose Colbourne officiating. Interment to follow at Summerside Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church. To sign the family guestbook, you may visit our website at www.fillatre.ca

 

 

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