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The Western Star Newspaper
November 2001

 

Thursday, November 1, 2001

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Friday, November 2, 2001

DEATHS

ANSTEY, Judith Irene
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Judy Anstey announce her passing after a lengthy battle with cancer. She passed quietly away among family and friends on October 28th, 2001 at the age of 45 years. Left to mourn is her loving and devoted daughter, Heather and friend Mike, her loving partner, Tony Payne, and her mother Kathleen Anstey all residing at Corner Brook. Her sisters: Carolyn (Gilbert) Willis of Scarborough, Ontario, Audrey and friend Roland of Corner Brook. Her brothers: Gord and special sister-in-law Joan, Glenn and friend Brenda, all residing at Corner Brook and Jason and friend Tracy at Halifax. Nieces and nephews: Judy-Lynn Duke (Ronnie) of Scarborough, ON, Lori-Ann and Crystal Anstey and Andrew Young all residing at Corner Brook. Grand nephews: Aaron and Aiden Duke of Scarborough, ON, Preyanka, Ashwin and KJ of Corner Brook. Nine golden friends: Sneha, Donna, Debbie, Pauline, Gail, Roseanna, Beat and Sis all of Corner Brook and Barb of the USA. Special friends: Meta (Nan) Dowton and Joe Richards of Corner Brook, she will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Ron on March 6, 1997. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church on Park Drive with Rev. Glen Small officiating. The interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers or donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Tuesday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Special thanks to Hazel Young who stood by her side in time of need, all the nurses who attended to her, to Dr. Gibbons, Dr. Porter, Dr. Ganguly and Dr. Younus, thank you.

WELLS, Frank
Passed away peacefully at North Haven Manor on Friday, October 26, 2001, Frank Wells in his 82nd year. Predeceased by parents Bessie and William Wells, brother Charles and sister Mildred. Leaving to mourn his wife of 60 years, Annie; children Mildred (Piercey) Budgell, Baie Verte, Frank (Carolyn) Wells, Western Shore, NS, Maxine (Gregory) Bohaker, Salmon Arm, BC, Judy (Harvey) Snow, Lewisporte, Bessie (James) Merrigan, Pasadena, Kevin Wells, St. John's, Valerie (Roland) Martin, Lewisporte, Margaret Wells, Dartmouth, NS, Patricia (Ronald) Manuel, St. John's, Debbie Wells (John), Chamberlains, Cyril Wells (Janet), Smiths Falls, ON; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services took place at St. Matthew's United Church, Lewisporte on Monday, October 29th at 2:00 p.m. with interment at United Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

COOPER, Sylvia Ann
Hughes Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Cooper announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 1st, 2001, after a long and courageous fight against cancer at the age of 48 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: husband Sam (Junior); son Billy (Tina Wells), Hughes Brook; daughter Deniene Beales (Peter), New Jersey; her father Mr. Philip Beales, Curling; sisters: Glenda, Corner Brook, Phyllis (Bruce), Ontario, Irene (Ron), Corner Brook, Helen (Ron), Benoit's Cove, Aggie (Bill), Alberta and Geniene (Brian), Corner Brook; brothers; Pius (Elizabeth), Corner Brook, Tony (Heather) Gary, Corner Brook, Bobby (Rhoda), Pasadena; father and mother-in-law Sam and Angela Cooper; sisters-in-law: Janet Cooper, and Maria McKenna (Peter), Ontario; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews and numerous friends. She is predeceased by her mother Mrs. Mildred Beales (1999). Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and on Saturday morning from 10:0 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Curling, Fr. Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit.


Saturday, November 3, 2001

DEATH

HARTERY, John Cyril "Jack"
Port Hawkesbury
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

Passed away Tuesday, October 30th, 2001 at home in Port Hawkesbury, John Cyril "Jack" Hartery, 63. Born in Corner Brook, Nfld., he was a son of the late John and Dorcas (Hounsell) Hartery. He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Berkshire) Hartery; daughter, Maria Hartery (Angus MacEachern), Frankville; sons: John, Vancouver, Michael (Nina Rizzuto) and Christopher (Kim), Port Hawkesbury; grandchildren: Sarah and Rankin MacEachern, Kristen and John Hartery; sister, Louise (Paul) Miller, Fall River. He was predeceased by brother, Kevin Hartery. Jack was recognized for strong leadership and vision as president and general manager of Stora Enso until his retirement in April 2001. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury. Visitation 4-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the family residence, 92 Prince St., Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service to take place 12 noon Saturday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Port Hawkesbury, Rev. Bill Burke officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, 5633 Sherbrooke St. E., Montreal, PQ H1N 1A3 or Leeside Transition House, Box 6913, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2W2.

BIRTHS

STRICKLAND
CONGRATULATIONS

Darlene and Junior Strickland of Burgeo, NF, on the birth of their daughter Brook Rachael Strickland, on September 21, 2001, weighing 8 lb., born at WMRH, Corner Brook. Best wishes from family and friends.

MURRIN
Shannon, Corrina and big sister, Amber would like to announce the arrival of our little boy, Ryan James Stephen Murrin. Ryan was born on August 24, 2001, weighing 7 lb. 5 1/2 oz. Proud grandparents are James and Linda White, Stephen and Linda Murrin of Cox's Cove and great-grandmother Annie Blanchard of McIvers.

HANSEN
Tracy and Kelly Hansen are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Jane Agnes, born July 14, 2001 at Surrey General Hospital, Surrey, BC. Granddaughter of Maisie and Gordon Regular of Corner Brook and Judy and Tim Bergner of Surrey, BC.

WEDDING

RIDEOUT / RANSIER
Yvette Rideout
of Corner Brook and Stephen Ransier of Guelph, Ontario exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 22, 2001. The lovely ceremony took place at the First United Church in Corner Brook and was officiated by the Rev. F. John Adams accompanied by the organist Gary Graham. The bride, escorted by her sons Shawn and Jeffrey wore her Mother's wedding gown. The couple were joined by their attendants Ina Saunders and Harvey Butler (Yvette's sister and brother). Yvette is the daughter of Hazel and Wallace Butler of Pasadena and Stephen is the son of the late Amy and James Ransier of Collingwood, Ontario. Out of town guests Don and Mary Lawson from Guelph, Ontario attended the ceremony. We wish to thank all of our friends who shared and helped make our day so particularly special. The couple wish to extend Happy Wedding Anniversary to Mr. & Mrs. Wallace Butler who celebrated their 54th Wedding Anniversary on Oct. 22, 2001.

GILLINGHAM / BARRY
Tammy and Rick Barry
are pleased to announce their marriage which took place on June 30, 2001. The ceremony was held at The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Corner Brook and was officiated by Reverend Lorne Gosse. Tammy and Rick would like to thank their family and friends who joined in celebrating their special day.


Monday, November 5, 2001

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Tuesday, November 6, 2001

DEATHS

BENOIT, Harold Joseph
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Harold Joseph Benoit announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, November 5, 2001 at the age of 88 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Annie; four sons: Nicholas (Mary) Benoit of Port au Port, Earl Benoit of Flin Flon, Manitoba, Cornelius Benoit of Port au Port, Ivan Benoit of Port au Port; nine daughters: Masie (Bob) Smith of Port au Port, Dola (Henry) Chaisson of Flin Flon, Manitoba, Linda (Richard) Holland of Rhode Island, USA, Violet (Nick) Jesso of Stephenville, Nora (Richard) Kerfont of Flin Flon, Manitoba, Ethel (Morley) Naylor of Flin Flon, Manitoba, Pearl (Sandy) Hynes of Aguathuna, Nancy (Stan) Cochrane of Port au Port, Doreen (Dave) Power of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; two brothers: Cecil (Rona) Campbell and Jerry (Annie Bride) Campbell, all of Lower Cove; two sisters Violet Smith of Lower Cove and Beatrice (Leo) Benoit of Ship Cove; 30 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 2:00 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ABRAHAM, Charles John
1924 - 2001

Passed into the nearer presence of the Lord he loved and served, Charles John Abraham, priest, on 5 November 2001. Left to celebrate his life of love and service, his wife Ann (nee Chatwood), their children: Philippa (Scott Warren) and Richard and their grandchildren: Hilary, Peter and Harry Warren; brothers: William (Jessie) and Martin (Judith) their families and the family of his sister Janet who predeceased him in 1972. Visitation at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, 6 November 2001 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Wednesday, 7 November 2001 at 10:0 a.m. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road, St. John's. No flowers by request. The family has established a Memorial Fund through the Newfoundland Symphony Youth Choir to enable the choir to commission original music or new arrangements of existing music which will reflect Charles' faith in God and love of Newfoundland and Labrador. Donations may be made in his memory to The C. J. Abraham Memorial Fund, c/o NSYC, P. O. Box 5457, St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 5W4.


Wednesday, November 7, 2001

DEATH

PARK, Christina
McIvers, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Christina Park announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, November 5th, 2001 at the age of 94 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her seven children: Doreen (Silas) Pitcher, Austin (Susie), Donald (Nettie), Eva Ricketts, with whom she resided, Elizabeth (John) Morgan, Leo (Maxine) and Lowell (Daisy) all residing in McIver's; one stepdaughter Diana Park, Gillams; stepdaughter-in-law Gladys Park; thirty-six grandchildren, sixty-two great-grandchildren, thirteen great-great grandchildren, a very large circle of step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their families. One sister: Suzanna Lowell. She is predeceased by her husband Richard Park, 1952, four grandchildren: Cyril, Joanne, Dorcas and Hughie; step-daughters: Olive, Annie and Elizabeth; step-sons: Herb, Ben and George; brothers: James, George, Joseph, John, William, Felix and Walter; sisters: Mary, Delphine and Lucy. The family will be receiving friends from the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, McIver's beginning on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Randy Lockyer officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

ABRAHAM
A Memorial Service for the late Rev. Charles J. Abraham.

The Rev. Charles J. Abraham passed away Monday, November 5, 2001. Rev. Charles spent 25 years of his ordained ministry in the Diocese of Western Newfoundland. On Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 10:00 a.m., there will be a Celebration of Holy Communion at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street to give thanks for the life and ministry of Rev. Charles Abraham.


Thursday, November 8, 2001

MEMORIAL SERVICES

BECK
Karl Heinz Beck

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, November 10th, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. for the late Karl Beck of Gillams who passed away in Germany of September 5th, 2001. Service held at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

ABRAHAM
Rev. Charles J. Abraham

The Rev. Charles J. Abraham passed away Monday, November 5, 2001. Rev. Charles spent 25 years of his ordained ministry in the Diocese of Western Newfoundland. On Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 10:00 a.m., there will be a Celebration of Holy Communion at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street to give thanks for the life and ministry of Rev. Charles Abraham.


Friday, November 9, 2001

DEATHS

CREWE, Gordon Ralph
Ramea, NF

Passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 Gordon Ralph Crewe at the age of 61 years. He leaves to mourn, one brother, Walter (Marjorie) Crewe, Deer Lake; two sisters: Alfreda (Melvin) Durnford, St. John's and Dulcie (Claude) Smith, Norman's Cove; three nephews: Colin, Kevin and Spencer; four nieces: Karen, Maxine, Tracy and Megan, as well as a large circle of other family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Olive Crewe. The family will be receiving friends from St. Boniface Anglican Church on Friday and Saturday, from where the funeral service will be held Sunday, November 11th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend Trudy Sullivan officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Boniface Anglican Church Memorial Fund, Ramea, will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.

SEAWARD, John
Pasadena

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Seaward announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 7th, 2001 at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife Loretta (nee Young), ten sons: Brian (Peggy) of Pasadena, Bren (Patricia) of Corner Brook, David of Alberta, Harvey and special friend Tracy of Pasadena, Lawrence (Bonnie) of Pasadena, Glenn of Pasadena, Carien (Patty) of Corner Brook, Mark of Pasadena, Roger of Pasadena and Danny of Pasadena; six daughters Sylvia of Stephenville, Kim (Brian) Randell of Pasadena, Theresa and special friend Chris of Toronto, Jackie and special friend Martin of Pasadena, Rose Wight (Brian) of Pynn's Brook and Tracy and special friend Lloyd of Pasadena; one brother Bill (Annie) of Pasadena; two sisters Levy, and Florence (Hedley) Smith of Corner Brook; twenty-seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his father and mother William and Irene Seaward; daughter Irene; brothers: Allison, Patrick and Lawrence; one sister Rose; sisters-in-law: Rita, Agatha and Dorothy; brothers-in-law Jim Walsh and Bruce Chalk. Visitation will take place at the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Pasadena on Friday, November 9, 2001 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 from where Funeral services will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Peddle officiating. Interment will take place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Pasadena. Memorial donations can be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

CARAVAN, John James (Jamie)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jamie Caravan announce his sudden passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at the age of 43. He is survived by his wife Lois; two daughters: Juanita of Halifax and Crystal of Corner Brook; parents: Max and Mary Caravan of Deer Lake; brothers: Eddie (Maisie) of Deer Lake, Gary (Beverley) of Deer Lake and Rocky (Shirley) of Corner Brook; two sisters: Glenda (Wayne) Drover of Deer Lake and Heather Heath of Edmonton; special brother and sister-in-law: Bill (June) King; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. on Saturday, November 10, 2001 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at the Kingdom Hall Corner Brook on Sunday, November 11, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Jehovah Witness Cemetery in Pasadena. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation or The Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah Witness, Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

BROWN, William Herbert
Pasadena

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Brown announce his passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife Carrie of 43 years; three daughters: Betty Muggridge (Alvin) of Pasadena, Cynthia Brown (Stewart Combdon) of Nova Scotia, Annette McKay (Aloysius) of Pasadena; two sons: William Jr. (Sharon) of Pasadena, Danny of Alberta and his dear mother Rita Brown of Corner Brook; eleven grandchildren; seven sisters: Kay, Doris, Linda (Lloyd) of Corner Brook, Ange (Don), Marg (Doug) of Ontario, Vera (Ron), Gloria (Frank Miller) of Halifax; three brothers: George (Vera), Henry (Lorraine) of Corner Brook, Howard (Dot) of Frenchman's Cove. Also leaving to mourn are a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Arthur. Visitation will take place at St. David of Wales Anglican Church, Pasadena on Friday, November 9, 2001 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 and Saturday, November 10, 2001 from 10-12. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Archbishop Payne officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. Flowers graciously accepted or Memorial donations can be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation for Medical equipment for the Cancer Dept. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.


Saturday, November 10, 2001

DEATHS

HYNES, Clyde Thomas
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clyde Thomas Hynes announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, November 9, 2001 at the age of 61 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Marie and one son, Stephen Hynes of Piccadilly and two daughters: Joanne (Arthur) Young of West Bay and Alitha (Perry) McIsaac of Piccadilly and his mother, Mildred Hynes of Piccadilly; five brothers: Reuben (Mary) Hynes of London, Ontario, Bill (Doris) Hynes of Ontario, Thomas (Mary) Hynes, Michael Hynes Jr., Eugene Hynes, all of Piccadilly; four sisters: Pearl (Freddy) MacDonald, Gladys (William) Jesso, Clara Tallack, Philomena Benoit, all of Piccadilly and three grandchildren: Christopher, Allison and Terri-Lynn; a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Michael Hynes on August 18, 2001. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Saturday (after 3:00 p.m.) and Sunday. Funeral services will take place on Monday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Piccadilly. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

COSTELLO, William (Bill)
Stephenville
(Formerly of Gander)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William (Bill) Costello announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, November 8, 2001 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of fifty years, Alice and one son, Michael (Mary Ellen) Costello of Saint John, New Brunswick; three daughters: Mary Costello of Stephenville, Marilyn (Roy) Howell of Torbay, Catherine Costello of Halifax, Nova Scotia; seven grandchildren: Colleen, Alicia, Melanie, Lesley, Jaclyn, William, Emma; two brothers: Benedict (Bride) Costello of Holyrood, Ignatius (Iris) Costello of St. John's and a large circle of family and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Monday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

PENNEY, Calvin Wayne
Little Rapids

Passed peacefully away on November 9, 2001 after many long years of diabetes and its complications, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Calvin Wayne Penney at the age of 46. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. Calvin died as he lived, with strength and dignity. Calvin was predeceased by his mother Dora Penney December 1980 and his baby sister Heather in 1959. He will be sadly missed & lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend of 19 years Beverley (Batt); Father Earl and stepmother Irene; brother Glen (Ann Marie), St. John's; sister Lori Penney, Halifax; mother & father-in-law Wilbert & Beverley Batt; 4 sisters-in-law: Marilyn (Kerry) Reid, Cindy Batt (Chad), Jean Batt, Joan Batt; 2 brothers-in-law: Hardy Batt (Bev), Billy (Angie); very special nieces and nephews: Sarah & Daniel Penney, Andrew & Heather Reid, Riley Chaulk and many close and dear friends. The memorial service will be held Monday, November 12th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, followed by a private burial service at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, the Children's Wish Foundation or the Diabetes Association (Corner Brook Branch).

CARAVAN, John James (Jamie)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jamie Caravan announce his sudden passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Wednesday, November 7, 2001 at the age of 43. He is survived by his wife Lois; two daughters: Juanita of Halifax and Crystal of Corner Brook; parents: Max and Mary Caravan of Deer Lake; brothers: Eddie (Maisie) of Deer Lake, Gary (Beverley) of Deer Lake and Rocky (Shirley) of Corner Brook; two sisters: Glenda (Wayne) Drover of Deer Lake and Heather Heath of Edmonton; special sister and brother-in-law: June and Bill King, as well as a special nephew Matthew King; sister and brothers-in-law: Shirley (Lloyd) Diamond, Millie (Allan) Bridal, Kim (James) Post; brother and sisters-in-law: Steve (Theresa) Walbourne, Lloyd Walbourne and Darrell Walbourne; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. on Saturday, November 10, 2001 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place at the Kingdom Hall Corner Brook on Sunday, November 11, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Jehovah Witness Cemetery in Pasadena. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation or The Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah Witness, Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500.

PITTMAN, Ada (nee Guinchard)
Belburns
July 14th, 1916 - November 8th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ada Pittman announce her passing on Thursday, November 8th, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 85th year. She will be sadly missed by her three daughters; Naomi (Mrs. Fred Burden) of Corner Brook, Mary (Mrs. Jeppe (John) Andersen) of Pasadena and Shirley (Mrs. Michael Caines) of Portland Creek. Two sons: Franklin (Dick) & wife Yvonne (Bonnie) of Parsons Pond and Frederick & wife Julia of Pasadena. Eight grandchildren: Carla Osmond, Tara Burden, Darren Andersen, Franklin Payne, David Pittman, Allison Pittman, Delano Pittman, Denise Gale who was raised by her grandmother. Four great-grandchildren: Michael, Julia, Tyson, Tasha. One sister Rita Nichols of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Pittman October 13th, 1993; her brothers Rufus, James, Wilfred, Thomas; her sister Belinda Young, Phoebe House and Elizabeth Payne. Visitation will take place from St. Aidens Anglican Church in Belburns today, Saturday and Sunday where also funeral service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Cooper officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or St. Aidens Anglican Church would be greatly accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

BIRTHS

REDDY
Michael & Colleen are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl Claire Evangeline on Sept. 2nd, 2001 weighting 5 lb. 13 1/2 oz. Proud grandparents are Neil & Marie Reddy of Corner Brook and J. R. & Bonnie MacNeil of Sydney Forks, Nova Scotia and great-grandparents Tony & Della Connolly of Halfway Point. We love you Claire.

WARD
Glenn and Lesley Ward are pleased to introduce their first child, a beautiful daughter, Rhiann Isabel Rachel arriving on July 20, 2001 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at 9:55 a.m. weighing 6 lb. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Joan Lawrence of Corner Brook and Julia Ward of Port Hope Simpson, Labrador and special great-grandparents Archibald and Isabel Lawrence of Corner Brook. Special thanks to Dr. Hamann and nurses for a safe delivery.

ENGAGEMENT

BENNETT / COOPER
Denise Bennett and Dave Cooper would like to announce their engagement on September 22, 2001. The wedding is planned for August 16, 2002 in Stephenville. Congratulations and best wishes come from their parents: Ray and Rosemarie Bennett of Corner Brook and Wayne and Elaine Cooper of Deer Lake, other family and friends.

WEDDING

COOPER & KANE
Wayne and Elaine Cooper take pleasure in announcing the marriage of their eldest son Todd to Fumie Kané. They were married on the 23rd of August in Takaoka, Japan, where they currently reside. A beautiful reception was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Deer Lake, on the 27th of October. The newlyweds would like to take this opportunity to thank those who helped celebrate their new life together. Todd is the grandson of Carla and Mary Cooper and Warrick and Kay Dinney.

BAGG & DAVIS
Jodi Bagg
of Burgeo and Darren Davis of Meadows, NF are pleased to announce their marriage which took place on Sept. 29, 2001. The ceremony was held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows, NF and was officiated by Reverend Kenneth Abbott. Jodi and Darren extend many thanks to their family and friends who joined in celebrating their special day.


Monday, November 12, 2001

DEATHS

LUNDRIGAN, Emma Evangeline
Summerside, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emma Lundrigan announce her passing at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 11, 2001 at the age of 80. She will be sadly missed by her son Bill (Jacqueline) of Summerside, daughter Amy (Ambrose) Poole of Summerside. 2 Grandsons: Joey (Nicole) Lundrigan & Ryan Lundrigan. 2 Great-grandsons: Dylan & Dwayne Poole. 1 Brother Lemuel Sheppard of Summerside and a very special friend Pearl Crocker. A large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1997, 4 brothers: Hector, Heber, Stanley and Zebede; 3 Sisters: Alvina, Mildred and Eliza. Visitation will take place on Monday, November 12, 2001 at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside beginning at 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday from where funeral services will take place on Wednesday, November 14, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Abbott officiating. Interment will take place at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Summerside. Memorial donations can be made to the church or memorial fund or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

ELLIS, George
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George Ellis announce his passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors on Saturday, November 10, 2001 at the age of 79. He is survived by 5 daughters Evelyn, Margaret, Sylvia, Regina and Lorraine all residing in Ontario. Two sisters Beatrice in Nova Scotia and Emile in St. George's. Son-in-law Robert Gough of Steady Brook with who he resided. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by a sister Jane. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home on Monday from 10-12. Funeral services will take place at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with the Very Rev. Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

PITCHER, Joseph H.
78 Gallant Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph H. Pitcher announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, November 9, 2001 at the age of 86 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Catherine; four sons: Harry (Violet) of Stephenville, Hector (Diane) of Latzville, British Columbia, Ira (Paula) of Vernon, British Columbia, Lloyd (Betty Lou) Pitcher of Stephenville; four daughters: Glenys (Joe) Barry of Stephenville, Rosalind (Stan) Ross of Aldergrove, British Columbia, Sandra (Kevin) Hayter of Stephenville, Sharon (Terry) Alexander of Stephenville; two brothers: Robert (Pearl) Pitcher and Gordon (Doreen) Pitcher, all of Hopeall, Trinity Bay; two sisters: Martha Piercey of Hopeall, Trinity Bay, Emily (Cecil) Thorne of Dildo, Trinity Bay; sister-in-law, Lossie Pitcher of Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay; daughter-in-law, Priscilla Pitcher-Burns of Fredericton, New Brunswick and family member, Pat of Nanimo, British Columbia; twenty-one grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son, Melvin Pitcher in 1987 and four brothers, Ernest, Silas, William and Harvey and two sisters, Isabel and Melina. Visitation took place on Saturday evening and Sunday at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Funeral services will take place Monday, November 12th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the First United Church Memorial Fund, Stephenville would be greatly appreciated.


Tuesday, November 13, 2001

DEATHS

MARTIN, Jean
Pasadena
1946-2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Martin announce her passing on Sunday, November 11th, 2001 at her family residence in her 55th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children: daughter Krista (Terry) and son Darren, both of Pasadena; her mom Elizabeth Hunt of Little Rapids; two sisters: Jennifer Hunt of Pasadena and Angela (Jim) Asthrell of Grimsby, Ontario; three brothers: Ken (Judith) of Deer Lake, Anthony of Pasadena and Christopher of Mississauga, Ontario; her friends, Marie (Kevin), Nona (Tom) Turner, all of Pasadena; her caregivers: Mary Price of Little Rapids, Patsy Evans of Pasadena and Amanda Murphy of Pasadena, also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father James Hunt on July 27th, 1993, daughter Sherry on March 5th, 1970 and her sons Dean and Dale on June 3rd, 1972. Visitation will take place from Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pasadena today Tuesday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral mass of a Christian burial will take place on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Father Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Society of Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

VERGE, Willis
Beechside, NF
June 19th, 1945 - November 11th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Willis Verge announce his passing on Sunday, November 11th, 2001 at the O'Connell Centre in his 56th year. He will be sadly missed by brothers: Calvin (Gertie), Selbie (Olive), Doyle (Katie), Carl (Marion) and Gus (Lisa); two sisters: Dasie (Alfred) Pearch and Joan (Marden) Bennett, also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Catherine Verge, sister Joyce Thomas and brother Eric Verge. Visitation took place from the Pentecostal Church in Beechside on Monday, where also Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

PILGRIM, James
Hampden, NF (Formerly of Griquet)

Passed away Monday, November 12, 2001 at the Dr. J. I. O'Connell Centre, James Pilgrim at the age of 87. Left to mourn are his five children: Audrey (John) Nardachioni of London, Ontario, Betty (Blaine) Cousens of Winnipeg, Bonnie (Gene) Lesage of Ontario, Shirley (Wayne) Hong of St. John's, Bruce (Tassie) Pilgrim of Corner Brook; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; three brothers: Ambrose, Leonard and Ralph, sister Minnie Hillier; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. James will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by four special relatives: daughter-in-law Tassie; granddaughters Teena and Trina, great-granddaughter Brittany. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Ann Pilgrim; sisters Winnie and Gladys. The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Captain Scott Rideout officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Dr. J. I. O'Connell Centre.

THIBEAU, Martha
42 St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Martha Thibeau announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, November 12, 2001 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Ken (Hazel) Thibeau of Stephenville and her daughter, Amanda (Leonard) Morgan of Ottawa; one brother, Tom (Helen) Hull of Stephenville; one sister, Bernadette Hynes of Stephenville; brother-in-law, Leo (Katherine) Thibeau of Kippens; three grandchildren: Krista, Presley, Travis and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Vincent Thibeau on November 11, 2000 and her brothers Msgr. G. W. Hull, John Hull and her sisters: Gert LaPlante, Theresa Farrell. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.


Wednesday, November 14, 2001

DEATH

TAMMET, Meriva
Aurora, Ontario
(Formerly of Port au Port, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Meriva Tammet announce her peaceful passing at the Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario on Friday, November 9, 2001 with her family by her side. Cherished wife and best friend of Raivo; devoted mother of Barbara, Diane and Susan. Loving grandma of Hailey. Friends will be received at the Maria Regina Parish on Friday, November 16th, from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass celebrating her life will take place on Saturday, November 17th at 10:30 a.m. at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Meriva's memory may be made to the Maria Regina Parish and would be appreciated by her family. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Thursday, November 15, 2001

DEATHS

OAKE, Olive Gertrude (nee Roberts)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Olive Oake announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at the age of 91 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Harold. She will be sadly missed by her dear daughter, Cheryl (Shelly) Wells, with whom she resided with, her loving grandchildren: April, Ashley, and Sarah, and her great-grandchildren: Matthew, Stephen, and Evelyn. Her three sisters: Vivian Little (Eric), and Edith Rowsell of Corner Brook, and Frances Rendell of Sudbury, Ont. Her brother: Woodrow Roberts (Thelma) of Corner Brook. Sister-in-law: Marjorie Roberts of Corner Brook, and her brother-in-law: Paul Chipman of Corner Brook. She will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Stephen and Albertha Roberts, her sisters: Hattie, May, Bertha, and Rosie, her brothers: Jack and Samuel. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday, during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Oakland United Church on Oakes Road, Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clayton Parsons officiating. The interment will take place at the United Church Section, Townsite Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.

BIGGIN, Freda Martha
Daniel's Harbour
June 7th, 1927 - November 13th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Freda Martha Biggin announce her passing on Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 74th year. She will be sadly missed by her husband Cornelius; three daughters: Shirley (Maurice) Brown of Cow Head, Vivian (Gerald) Bugden of Norris Point and Elaine (Ken) Perry of Daniel's Harbour; two daughters-granddaughters: Lisa (John) Goodman of Port Saunders and Tara (Jeffrey) Turner of Whitehorse; two granddaughters: Gena and Jeanine Bugden of Norris Point; three grandsons: Paul (Selina, Kyla) Perry of Williams Lake, BC, Shane (Stephanie) Perry of Victoria, BC and Robin Perry of Daniel's Harbour; two great-grandchildren: Melissa and Johnny Goodman; one brother, Stedman (Effie) Brophy of Daniel's Harbour; three sisters: Rosetta Robinson of Daniel's Harbour, Dora Payne of Cow Head and Faith (Max) Sheppard of Forteau, Labrador; five sisters-in-law: Elsie House, Hannah Guinchard, Esme Verge, Medora Biggin and Marion Biggin; brother-in-law Leonard (Blanche) Biggin; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Stedman & Rose Brophy. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour today, Thursday where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the Cancer Society would be greatly accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

ABBOTT, Vera Lillian
Aguathuna, NF

Passed away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Tuesday, November 13, 2001 Vera Lillian Abbott at the age of 68 years. She leaves to mourn, her husband Mark; daughters: Trudy (Rick) Alexander, Aguathuna, Catherine (Ralph) Jackson, High Prairie, AB, Gwen Abbott, Nova Scotia, Bernadette (Jerome) Brocklehurst, St. John's; grandchildren: Crystal, Adam and Shane Alexander, Mitchell, Dennis and Marissa Jackson, Devon and Kayla Watson; brothers: Cecil, Herbert, Lesley and Ivan; sisters: Shirley, Jean, Hilda, June, Wanda and Betty, and a number of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Herbert and Mary Skeard, and her sons Markie and Dennis. A private family viewing was held on Wednesday at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive in Stephenville. A memorial service will take place on Friday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m. from the Kingdom Hall, Hansen Highway. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation.


Friday, November 16, 2001

DEATH

DAWE, Jersey Rae
November 9, 2001 - November 11, 2001

Jersey will be remembered by her parents, Glenn and Treena of Prince George, British Columbia, grandparents, Frank and Sylvia Sheaves of Corner Brook, NF; Whycliffe (Christine) Dawe of Corner Brook, NF, Eileen Prosper of Halifax, NS; great-grandmothers, Emily Park, Gwendolyn Dawe, Margaret Prosper, all of Corner Brook, NF, and Madeline Sheaves of Waverly, NS; aunts and uncles, Scott Sheaves (Krista Elms) of New Glasgow, NS, Twila (Tim) Warwarick of Beaumont, Sherry Dawe and Kelly Vincent (Sam Redden) of Halifax, NS, Michael and Michelle Dawe of Corner Brook, NF, cousins: Kennedy, Tyrone, Chantel and Richard, as well as numerous great aunts and uncles. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2001 at St. Columba Anglican Parish, 5703-50 Avenue, Beaumont, AB. Interment at Clearwater Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jersey's memory can be made to the Neonatal Trust Fund, c/o Strollery Children's Health Centre, 8440-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7.


Saturday, November 17, 2001

DEATH

LAING, Otto
Passed away, on November 12, 2001 at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, following a tragic accident in Terrace Bay, ON. He was born in Norris Point, Nfld. on May 20, 1944. He will be sadly missed by his wife and best friend of 32 years, Shirley. Wonderful father of Tony (Lynn) of Penticton, BC, Bonnie (Wade) of Corner Brook, Nfld., Tina (Guy) of Dartmouth, NS, Corey (Patricia) of Victoria, BC, Neil (Cathy) of Toronto, very special Poppy to Bradley, Robyn, Ryan, Vanessa, Courtney, Natalie, Kelsey, Bailey, Douglas and Eiryn. Survived by his sister Doris (Richard) of Norris Point, Nfld., his brother Fred (Kathy) of Harrington, Quebec, and many nieces and nephews. Otto will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law, Irene Stoyles, his sisters-in-law, Helen Delaney, Frances (George) Pitts, Eleanor (Kevin) King, Rita Proulx, brothers-in-law Ambrose (Madonna) Stoyles, John (Karen) Stoyles. Cremation has taken place. Mr. Laing's family will receive relatives and friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, for memorial visitation on Saturday, November 17, 2001 from 2 p.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel of the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Ross Gill officiating. Following the service, friends and relatives are invited to the Reception Room of the funeral home for a time of fellowship. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to CNIB and may be arranged by calling the funeral home at (519)745-8445 or at www.edwardrgood.com

WEDDING

MERCER & FROMM
On Saturday, August 04, 2001, Vanessa Mercer, daughter of Marjorie and George Mercer, was married to Erich Fromm, son of Faye and Erich Fromm Sr. The couple were united in marriage by Pastor David Milley. The brides attendants were Sherri Sullivan and Sonja Fromm. The groom was attended by Lockyer Mercer and Shawn Sheppard. Following the wedding, a buffet supper and dance was held at the Silver Dollar Lounge in Kippens. A sincere thank you is expressed to family and friends who helped make our day so special.

COOPER & KANE
Wayne and Elaine Cooper take pleasure in announcing the marriage of their eldest son Todd to Fumie Kané. They were married on the 23rd of August in Takaoka, Japan, where they currently reside. A beautiful reception was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Deer Lake, on the 27th of October. The newlyweds would like to take this opportunity to thank those who helped celebrate their new life together. Todd is the grandson of Carl and Mary Cooper and Warrick and Kay Dinney.

SHEPPARD & REYNOLDS
John & Josephine Sheppard are pleased to announce the marriage of their only daughter Joanne to Shawn Reynolds, son of Chesley & the late Ellen Reynolds of Mt. Carmel & grandson of Michael Dhroon. Best Man was Perry Bradburry, friend of the groom & Maid of Honour was Patti Rotchford, friend of the bride. Also standing were Roxanne Downey & Ryan Reynolds, John Sheppard & Melvina Sheppard & Jonelle King & Randy Luffman, flowergirl was Sarah Lockyer & ringbearer was Reuben Sheppard. A reception was held at Santa Maria Club with Glenn Sheppard as Master of Ceremonies.

BENNETT & PAYNE
Ruth & Guy Payne, of Cow Head are pleased to announce the marriage of their oldest son Phillip to Dawn Bennett, daughter of Carson and Verna Bennett, St. Paul's on Friday, August 17, 2001, at St. Paul's Anglican Church. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. John Meade. Maid of Honour was Jodi Johanssen, friend of the bride; bridesmaids: Miranda Bennett, Pamela Payne, Jennifer Collins, Andrea Hutchings, Junior bridesmaid Jessica Pearce, flowergirl Angie Payne. Best Man was Brent Bennett uncle of the bride; groomsmen: Darcy Bennett, Darin Payne, Denver Bennett, Bruce Payne. Junior groomsman Aaron Payne, ringbearer Mark Hewlin. The newlyweds would like to thank those who helped them celebrate their special day.

TABOR & SKINNER
Congratulations to Patti Tabor, daughter of Jerry and Evelyn Tabor of Pasadena and Shawn Skinner, son of Roger and Ethel Skinner of Pasadena, who were united in marriage on August 18th, 2001 at Humber Valley United Church, Pasadena. Patti and Shawn now reside in Stephenville, NF. Best wishes from family and friends.

ENGAGEMENT

DAWE - PAYNE
Jodi Dawe and Bruce Payne
would like to announce their engagement on December 25th, 2000, in Fort McMurray. Best wishes from parents, Ruth and Guy Payne of Cow Head, Phillip and Dawn and other family and friends.


Monday, November 19, 2001

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Tuesday, November 20, 2001

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Wednesday, November 21, 2001

DEATHS

YOUNG, Robert Joseph (Bobby), Sr.
Stephenville Crossing, NF

Passed away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Monday, November 19, 2001 Robert Joseph (Bobby) Young at the age of 61 years. Bobby worked as a carpenter in his earlier years and continued doing woodwork as a hobby during his retirement. Being an avid hunter and woodsman, he enjoyed spending time in the outdoors very much. He leaves to mourn, his wife Phonsaine (nee Simon); daughter Genevieve (Paul) Hiscock, Manitoba; sons: Robert (Elizabeth) Young and Richard Young, both of Nova Scotia; stepson Carl (Brenda) Simon, Nova Scotia; grandchildren: Keri, Travis, John Tyler, Emily, RJ and Danielle; sisters: Madonna (Nick) Whelan, Lorraine (Alvin) Smith and Joanne (Gary) Butt; brothers: Lloyd (Barb), Ernest (Geraldine), Terry (Theresa), Albert (Eleanor), Davis, and Eddie (Florence), as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth Young, sister Elizabeth and brother John (Tony). Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 22nd at 10:00 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing, Father Aidan Devine officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery on Brook Street. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

GREEN, Lilly C. (nee Penney)
Lilly C. Green (Penney)
died peacefully in her 77th year on November 7, 2001 at Lakeridge Oshawa Health Hospital. She leaves to mourn: daughter Betty (Sam) Joyce of Toronto and son Joseph (Shirley) Green of Brampton; her sister Irene (Harvey) Simms of Corner Brook; 3 granddaughters: Cindy, Cathy, and Tracy; one grandson Michael; one great-granddaughter Kaycee, all of Ontario; and many nieces and nephews from both Ontario and Newfoundland. A service was held at Lynetts Funeral Home in Toronto. Interment of ashes to be announced at a later date.


Thursday, November 22, 2001

DEATHS

BROWN, Herbert Gordon
Corner Brook, NF (Formerly of Englee, NF)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Herbert Brown announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 20th, 2001 at the age of 78 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife, Marie (nee Pardy) who were married 55 years on November 21st. He will be also missed by his loving family, his sons: William (May), and Guy (Joyce) residing at Corner Brook, Freeman (Verna) residing at Roddicton, and Morris (Patsy) residing at New Brunswick. His daughters: Judy and special friend Ed, residing at Englee, Wanda (Rod McKenny) residing at Nova Scotia, Karen (John Carew) residing at Corner Brook, and Cindy (John McKay) residing at Nova Scotia. Twenty grandchildren: Tina, Trudy, Corey, Colleen, Darrell, Andres, Terrance, Karen, Trina, Colin, Connie, Christopher, Alexander, Matthew, Ceiliah, Amanda, Andy, Alie, Katie, and Kimberly. One great-grandchild: Brandon. He will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son, Melvin in 1950, by his parents: Henry and Georgina, and his brothers: Stewart and Harold. Visitation will take place at the United Church in Englee from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, at 2 p.m. with Rev. McGonigle officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Renal Dialysis Unit at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, phone 634-2500.

BENNETT, Gregory Dean
Irishtown, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gregory Bennett announce his sudden passing on Tuesday, November 20th, 2001 at the age of 14 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving parents: David and Melissa (nee Dean). His grammie: Ethel Dean of Nova Scotia; five sisters: Tammie Tucker (Murdock) and Dianna Bennett residing at Irishtown, Lisa Cox (Clem) of Cox's Cove, Tina Bennett (Peter) and Kathy Bennett (Gregory) residing at Ontario; eight brothers: David Jr. (Flo), Chesley (Joan), Bill (Geraldine) and Jody (Tonya Lee) all residing in Irishtown, Rodger (Carolyn), Dwayne (Christa) residing at Corner Brook, Lenny (Pam) residing at Hughes Brook, and Jamie, residing at Fort Nelson, British Columbia. Gregory will be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his grampie: Lester Dean, 2001; and grandparents: William and Blanche Bennett. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday and Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted by Mr. Albert Clark at the Canada Games Centre Annex on Saturday at 11 a.m. with interment at the Batstones Road Cemetery in Corner Brook. Tributes may be made by making donations to the Janeway Children's Hospital or by sending flowers. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.
"Gregory will be Ever Remembered and Ever Loved"


Friday, November 23, 2001

DEATH

LEWIS, Veronica J.
Corner Brook, NF
Oct. 12, 1932 - Nov. 22, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Veronica (Jennie) Lewis announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 22nd, 2001. Leaving to mourn are her children: Kitty (Bill) Taaffe, May (John) Taaffe, Larry (Rose) Lewis, Tony (Pauline) Lewis, Ed (Maureen) Lewis, Shirley Lewis and Terry (Michelle) Lewis; sisters: Marie (Ross) Byrne and Judy Rafters; brothers: Ted (Annette) Tucker, John Tucker; 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She will be also missed by a large number of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur in 1995. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Friday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday at 12:00 noon from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Benoit's Cove with Father B. Buckle officiating. The interment will be held at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by sending flowers or by making donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Saturday, November 24, 2001

DEATHS

GILLIS, Anthony Joseph
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Thursday, November 22, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Anthony Joseph Gillis at the age of 79. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 59 years Annie; seven children: Ronald (Margie) of Loch Leven, NF, Jerry (Bessie), Jim, Dave (Mary), of Ontario, Calvin (Isabelle), Ted, Margie Gillis (Rick) of Corner Brook; thirteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; three sisters: Patricia Abbott (Thomas), Angela Quilty (Michael), Clara Callahan (Midge); and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Daniel and Bride Gillis, brother Johnny, sisters: Hughena, Elizabeth and Alice and daughter-in-law Margaret. The funeral service will be held Saturday, November 24th at 2:00 p.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted.

GEORGE, Sarah Jane
Deer Lake
December 24, 1925 - November 23, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Jane George announce her passing on Friday, November 23rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Verdon, her son Wayne (Dianne); daughters: Beverly (Reg) Simmonds, Sylvia (Clary) Goulding, Joy (Allen) McIsaac, Cindy (Peter) Foote; her daughter-in-law Eileen Legge; eight grandchildren: Derek, Michael, Reggie, Melanie, Kenneth, Amanda, Deborah, Jimmy; one great-grandchild; also a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Eleazor and Mary Ann Drodge. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Saturday 7-9, Sunday 2-4, 7-9. Funeral services will take place on Monday, November 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church with Major Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.

HATCHER, Vida Margaret (Vardy) nee Blagdon
Port aux Basques

It is with great sadness the family of Vida Margaret Hatcher announce her passing at the Malcolm Piercey Manor, Deer Lake on Thursday, November 22, 2001 at the age of 79 years. She leaves to mourn her loving husband, James, three daughters: Judy (Alfred) Turner, St. John's, Wendy (Bernard Ball) Deer Lake, and Roxanne (Danny MacDonald) Trenton, ON; grandchildren: Andrea and Melanie Staple, Jeff and Krista Turner, Stephen and Jennifer Ball, and Alicia and Corey MacDonald; one sister, Clara Vallis, Halifax, NS; five sisters-in-law: Ethel Bungay, Grand Bank, Ruth (George) LeFleche, Repentigny, PQ, Millie (Gerald) Hillier, Brampton, ON, Alfreda Pink, Rose Blanche, Susie Crewe, Port aux Basques; and one brother-in-law, Hubert (Bernice) Hatcher, Rose Blanche. She is predeceased by her first husband, Russell, 1978, five sisters: Eliza, Frannie, Esther, Gladys, and Ruby, and two brothers Caleb and Harvey. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 26, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Port aux Basques, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

COX, Doris Laverne
Cox's Cove, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mrs. Doris Cox announce her sudden passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, November 23rd, 2001 at the age of 60 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, her husband Luke, her children: Derek (Deborah) residing at Moncton, NB, Vincent (Marilyn), Barbara, Clement (Lisa), Trudy (Derek) and Ramona (Lewis) all residing at Cox's Cove, Katie (friend Gary), of Kitchener, Ont., and Luke (friend Lori) residing at Brampton, Ont., her father, Philip Payne of Cox's Cove. Nineteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Brothers: Wilfred Payne (Doreen) and Angus Payne (Cavell) residing at Cox's Cove, sister: Susan (George) Buffett of Cox's Cove. She will be also missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Payne 1979. Visitation will commence at St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove, Saturday evening from where the funeral service will take place on Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Randy Lockyer officiating. The interment will take place at the church cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Corner Brook, phone 634-2500.

GUSHUE, Sadie Annabel
Deer Lake
May 30, 1938 - November 23, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sadie Annabel Gushue announce her passing on Friday, November 23rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 63rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Gordon, her sons: John (Denise) Napanee, Ontario, Paul, Harrow, Ontario; her daughters: Florence (Robert Tulk), Harrow, Ontario, Allison Gushue, Midland, Ontario; three grandchildren: Julian, Holly and Robbie. Two brothers: Jack Butt, Pasadena, Joe (Norma) Butt, Deer Lake; sisters: Florence Melanson, Calgary, Alberta, Ruth (June) Legge, Pasadena. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Annabel Butt and her brother Reginald. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Sunday, November 25th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place from Immaculate Conception Church, Monday, November 26th at 11 a.m. with Father John Collins officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

ENGAGEMENT

GODFREY / WHITE
Peter and Yvonne Godfrey of Clarenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Dianne Jane to Dennis Stewart White, son of Kay Pilgrim and Bruce White of Stephenville.

WEDDING

BAILEY & HJELT
Frank & Phyllis Bailey are very pleased to announce the marriage of their son Paul to Jean Hjelt, daughter of Trudy and the late Mauri Hjelt of Kelowna, BC. The wedding took place in Calgary, AB on Sept. 15/2001. The happy couple are residing in Calgary where both are employed. Congratulations from family and friends.

BIRTH

HANN
Anthony Hann and Margo Sheppard of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Mackenzie Catherine Hann who was born on Oct. 6th, 2001, weighing 8 lb. 10 1/2 oz. Love and best wishes from grandparents, great-grandparents, family and friends.


Monday, November 26, 2001

DEATHS

GUSHUE, Sadie Annabel
Deer Lake
May 30, 1938 - November 23, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sadie Annabel Gushue announce her passing on Friday, November 23rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 63rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband Gordon, her sons: John (Denise) Napanee, Ontario, Paul, Harrow, Ontario; her daughters: Florence (Robert Tulk), Harrow, Ontario, Allison Gushue, Midland, Ontario; three grandchildren: Julian, Holly and Robbie. Two brothers: Jack Butt, Pasadena, Joe (Norma) Butt, Deer Lake; sisters: Florence Melanson, Calgary, Alberta, Ruth (June) Legge, Pasadena. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Annabel Butt and her brother Reginald. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Sunday, November 25th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place from Immaculate Conception Church, Monday, November 26th at 11 a.m. with Father John Collins officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Palliative Care Unit, W.M.R.H. will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

GEORGE, Sarah Jane
Deer Lake
December 4, 1925 - November 23, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sarah Jane George announce her passing on Friday, November 23rd, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 75th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Verdon, her son Wayne (Dianne); daughters: Beverly (Reg) Simmonds, Sylvia (Clary) Goulding, Joy (Allen) McIsaac, Cindy (Peter) Foote; her daughter-in-law Eileen Legge; eight grandchildren: Derek, Michael, Reggie, Melanie, Kenneth, Amanda, Deborah, Jimmy; one great-grandchild; also a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Eleazor and Mary Ann Drodge. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake on Saturday 7-9, Sunday 2-4, 7-9. Funeral services will take place on Monday, November 26th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church with Major Wade and Linda Budgell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

KNEE, John (Jack)
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. John Knee announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 24th, 2001 in his 91st year. John was born in Safe Harbour, Bonavista Bay on July 12th, 1911. A long time employee of Bowater (Nfld.) Ltd., Mechanical Dept. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, Dorothy (Gary) Myers, residing in Hawthorne, Nevada, USA, Pauline (Clarence) Reid residing at Reidville, George and Gary residing at Toronto, Ontario, Sandra (Dave) Hallett residing at St. John's, Derek (Cathy) residing at Thunder Bay, Ont., Kevin, and Keith (Marilyn) residing at Corner Brook, and Glen (Angie) residing at Mt. Moriah. Grandchildren: Randy, Pamela (Robert), Paula (Bill), Paul (Bonnie), Susan, Tracy (Greg), Heather (Jeff), Natalie, Andrew, Jennifer, Hilary, Nicole, Ryan. Great-grandchildren: Kayla, Kenna, Trevor, Brooke, Nikita, Megan, and Robin. Brother: Ephiram of Corner Brook; sister Hilda of Toronto; brothers and sisters in law: Eli and Edith Toope of Trinity East, Doug and Olive Toope of Mt. Moriah, Gerald White of Clarenville, Gerry Woodland of St. John's, and Roland Pittman of Rocky Harbour. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth, April 1991. His parents: George and Eliza, sisters: Alfreda, Emmaline and Edith. Brother Bill. Parents in law: Henry and Mary Ann Toope. Brother in law Bob Seaward, sisters in law Jane Seaward, Stella Woodland, Grace White and Neta Pittman. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, Monday during the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday during the hours of 10-12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church on Main Street with The Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. The interment will take place at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Tributes may be made by making donations to the charity of one's choice. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Country Haven Funeral Home, phone 634-2500.


Tuesday, November 27, 2001

no announcements in today's edition of the newspaper


Wednesday, November 28, 2001

DEATHS

JESSO, Wilson
Lower Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilson Jesso announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at the age of 71 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mildred; son, Murdock Chaisson (Denise Marche) of Ontario and one brother, Roderick (Laverna) Jesso of Lower Cove; three sisters: Mildred Jesso of Lower Cove, Maureen (James) Dempsey of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Evelyn (Ronnie) Glenn of Stephenville and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Wednesday from 2:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, November 30th at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lower Cove. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

BELBIN, Margaret
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Belbin announce her passing on November 26th, 2001 in her 82nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sister Adelaide Mansfield of St. John's, brother Wilfred Pynn of New Chelsea, Trinity Bay; two sisters-in-law Marjorie Mantha and Minnie Belbin of New Chelsea; three brothers-in-law: Harvey (Violet) Belbin, Nelson (Jane) Belbin of New Chelsea and William (Pearl) Belbin of Corner Brook; several nieces and nephews, very special friends Robert and Noreen Warren of Pasadena, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert (1991), sister Isabelle and parents Willis and Jane Pynn. The funeral service will be held Thursday, November 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.


Thursday, November 29, 2001

DEATHS

HARDY, Reginald
Deer Lake, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Hardy announce his passing on Tuesday, November 27th, 2001 at his family residence at the age of 67 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family. Wife Sandra of 39 years. Children: Helen (Jim) Harper, Highlevel, Alb., Peter (Beverly) Hardy, Deer Lake and Leslie (Wade) Battist, Dartmouth, NS. Grandchildren: Lauren, Jessica and Bradley Harper, Richard, Melissa and David Hardy, Emily & step-grandson Ronnie Battist. Brother George (Kay) Hardy, Corner Brook. Sisters: Myrtle (Sidney) Chaulk, Burnt Islands, Dianne (James) Anderson, Port aux Basques & Rayleen (Ronald) Sheaves, Baie Verte. Mother-in-law Lily Hunter, St. John's. Brother-in-law Rex (Dorothy) Hunter, Topsail and Sister-in-law Anita (Lloyd) Chipman, Calgary, Alb. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William and Mary Ann Hardy. The funeral service will take place on Friday, November 30th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Byron Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Wight's Road. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake today from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

BELBIN, Margaret
Corner Brook, NF

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Belbin announce her passing on November 26th, 2001 in her 82nd year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sister Adelaide Mansfield of St. John's, brother Wilfred Pynn of New Chelsea, Trinity Bay; two sisters-in-law Marjorie Mantha and Minnie Belbin of New Chelsea; three brothers-in-law: Harvey (Violet) Belbin, Nelson (Jane) Belbin of New Chelsea and William (Pearl) Belbin of Corner Brook; several nieces and nephews, very special friends Robert and Noreen Warren of Pasadena, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert (1991), sister Isabelle and parents Willis and Jane Pynn. The funeral service will be held Thursday, November 29th, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

LAWRENCE, Archibald Stephen
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Archibald Stephen Lawrence at the age of 89. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Isabel; five children: Grace Hutchings (Clayton), Deer Lake, Edward Lawrence (Berneice), Pasadena, Joan Lawrence, Corner Brook, Phyllis Noel (Dougald), Stephenville, Cecil Lawrence, Corner Brook; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; one brother Malcolm Lawrence (Edith), Corner Brook; sisters: Verna Miller, Corner Brook, Annie Smith, Irishtown, Ruth Redilfo (Albert), Toronto, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, November 30th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church or the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.


Friday, November 30, 2001

DEATHS

ORGAN, Theresa
Norris Point, NF

Passed away Thursday, November 29th, 2001 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, Theresa Organ at the age of 90. She will be sadly missed by her loving family: son, Gerald Mackenzie of Ontario; daughter-in-law, Angie Leger (Bill), Las Vegas; grandchildren: Jerry, Brian and Nancy; great-grandchildren: Patricia, Mackenzie, Liam and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands, Art Mackenzie and Matthew Organ. The family will be receiving friends from the Roman Catholic Church, Norris Point on Friday, followed by the funeral service Saturday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. with the interment at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to a charity of one's choice will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Fillatre's Funeral Home.

PELLEY, Sybil
9 Brook Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sybil Pelley announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the age of 87 years. She will be sadly missed by her two daughters: Beryl (Ross) Butt of Stephenville, Elaine (Randy) Butt of Fort McMurray, Alberta; one brother, Raymond Morris of St. John's; two sisters: Elma (Gordon) Butler and Peggy Peterson, all of Stephenville; seven grandchildren: Byron, Craig, Dwayne, Jennifer, Jason, Trevor, Amanda; six great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred Pelley in 1998 and her brother, Leslie Morris in 1975. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers or donations to the first United Church Building Fund in Stephenville or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

LAWRENCE, Archibald Stephen
Corner Brook, NF

Passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Archibald Stephen Lawrence at the age of 89. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Isabel; five children: Grace Hutchings (Clayton), Deer Lake, Edward Lawrence (Berneice), Pasadena, Joan Lawrence, Corner Brook, Phyllis Noel (Dougald), Stephenville, Cecil Lawrence, Corner Brook; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; one brother Malcolm Lawrence (Edith), Corner Brook; sisters: Verna Miller, Corner Brook, Annie Smith, Irishtown, Ruth Redilfo (Albert), Toronto, and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, November 30th, at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Reverend Percy Coffin officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church or the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation.

HANN, Robert
May 9th, 1918 - November 28th, 2001

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Hann announce his passing on Wednesday, November 28th, 2001 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his five daughters: Bessie (Tom), Whelemena, Neta (Harry) all of Trout River, Yvonne (Vernon) and Keela both of Brampton, Ontario; three sons: Manuel (Betty), William (Linda) both of Brampton, Ontario and Ira (Connie) of Trout River; 23 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren; one brother Harvey of Trout River; two sisters: Violet of Rocky Harbour and Geneva (Algon) of Trout River; one sister-in-law, May Hann of Trout River. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Theresa; sons: Alfred and Trent and grandsons: Ira and Darryl and one brother Samuel Hann. Visitation will take place from The salvation Army Church in Trout River today, Friday and Saturday where also the funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Simms 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"

 

 

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