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The Western Star Newspaper
November 2003

 

Saturday, November 1, 2003

DEATHS

HYNES, Paul Joseph
Stephenville
(Formerly of Port au Port East)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Paul Joseph Hynes announce his passing at his residence on Thursday, October 30, 2003 at the age of 49 years. He will be sadly missed by nine brothers: Hubert (Becky) Hynes of Kippens, Anthony (Cissy) Hynes of Port au Port East, Peter (Carmel) Hynes of Port au Port East, Maurice Hynes of Steady Brook, Clyde (Margaret) Hynes of St. John's, Gus (Peggy) Hynes of Port au Port East, Pius (Karen) Hynes of St. John's, Rèmi (Shirley) Hynes of Port au Port East, Stephen Hynes of Kingston, Ontario; and five sisters: Genevieve Boutilier of Kingston, Ontario, Theresa Randell of Bolton, Ontario, Laverne (Dennis) Townsend of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Bernice Pike of Mississauga, Ontario, Pauline (Kenny) Smith of Barrie, Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Augustine and Mildred Hynes. 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 service will take place on Monday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Schizophrenia Society would be greatly appreciated.

DUBOURDIEU, Blanche
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing
(Formerly of Port au Port East)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche DuBourdieu announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, October 30, 2003 at the age of 100 years. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Cyril DuBourdieu of Port au Port East, John (Mildred) DuBourdieu of Ontario, Kevin DuBourdieu of Port au Port East and two daughters: Eileen (Robert) Hann of Port au Port East, Patricia Goulart of St. John's and daughter-in-law Leila DuBourdieu of Port au Port and 22 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John DuBourdieu in 1970 and her son Ronald DuBourdieu in 1982, two brothers, Wallace and Theodore Hynes and sister Muriel Goodyear. Friends may call at the Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Saturday (after 2:00 p.m.) and Sunday. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, November 3rd 10:00 a.m. at the Maria Regina Parish in 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.

ENGAGEMENT

MCCORMACK - COLEMAN
Brian & Bernadette McCormack and Frank & Yvonne Coleman are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Janice and Eugene. Wedding to take place in Corner Brook July 17, 2004.

BIRTHS

MACKENZIE
Rhonda & Leonard MacKenzie are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Kevin Leonard MacKenzie, on August 4, 2003 weighing 9 lb. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Ronald & Marie Denny of Corner Brook and Robert & Glenda MacKenzie, presently living in Johannesburg, South Africa. Love and best wishes from family & friends!

DELORME
Bruce and Jacqueline LeGrow of Stephenville are very happy to announce the birth of their first grandchild - Jaxen Bruce LeGrow Delorme, who was born at Ottawa General on September 7, 2003 weighing 7 lb. 15 oz. Proud parents are Jennifer and Richard Delorme, Ottawa. Congratulations and lots of love from first time Aunts Renee and Teri.

WEDDING

HOLLAHAN
Congratulations to Duane and Emily Hollahan. The couple was married at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on June 26, 2003. The happy couple reside in Whistler, B.C. Love and best wishes come from family and friends.

GILLIS & SCHULZ
Calvin & Isabel Gillis are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter Jennifer Leigh to Ian Werner son of Werner & Trudy Schulz on August 29, 2003 at Sacred Heart Parish in Curling with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Matron of Honor, Lori Ann Gardner sister of the bride. Bridesmaid, Terri-Lynn Clarke friend of the bride. Flower girls Melissa & Hayley Gardner nieces of the bride. Best Man Michael brother of the groom. Groomsman Kevin brother of the groom. Ushers, Paul Boland cousin of the groom and Colin Clarke friend of the bride. A reception followed at the Holiday Inn. The bride and groom would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make this day a special and memorable day. The couple now resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Monday, November 3, 2003

DEATHS

BENNETT, Mary Elizabeth
St. Paul's, NL
November 2, 1919 - October 30, 2003

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

WILTON, Nellie Charlotte
10 Lush's Lane, Deer Lake
May 31st, 1925 - November 1st, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nellie Charlotte Wilton announce her passing on Saturday, November 1st, 2003 at the W.M.R. Hospital Palliative Care Unit in her 78th year. She was predeceased by her daughter Rowena and also her husband Harold. Leaving to mourn daughter: Alice (Larry) of Deer Lake; daughter, Barbara of Texas; son, Larry (Gail) of Alberta; daughter, Linda (William) of Deer Lake; son, Melvin (friend Elsie) of Deer Lake; son, Calvin of Hampden; son, Rendell (Michelle) of Alberta; daughter, Joyce (Martin) of Gambo; son, Wayne (friend Valerie) of Alberta; son, Gerald (Linda) of Ontario; her 31 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, today, November 3rd, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral services will take place on Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Church with Rev. Barter officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family donations may be made to the W.M.R. Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

PARSONS, Madonna Maria (nee: Brake)
Labrador City, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madonna Parsons announce her sudden passing on Friday, October 31st, 2003 in her 49th year. Left to mourn her devoted husband of 30 years, Freeman; children: Michael of Alberta and Sherri-Lynn of Labrador, parents William & Madeline Brake, Corner Brook; brothers: Bill Brake (Monica Sicard), Ontario, Bob Brake, Corner Brook, Stan Brake (Shara Wells), Corner Brook, Tony Brake (Donna Hann), Humber Village; sisters: Betty Riggs (Raymond), Halifax, Diane Davis (Wayne), Corner Brook, Joy Webb (Lloyd Bartlett), Bonne Bay Pond; mother-in-law Doris Parsons; brothers-in-law: Willie Parsons (Katie), Randy Parsons (Rosemary), Eric Parsons (Bobbie), Samuel Parsons, Tony Parsons (Sandra); sisters-in-law: Mae (John Goulding), Marie (Whycliffe Christopher), Joan McKay (Bob), Agnes (Ronald Payne), Hazel (Leonard Tucker), Beverley Parsons, Laverne Morgan (Bernie); and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, November 5th at 10:30 a.m. from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, Humber Road, Father Gordon Grace officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home today from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, November 4, 2003

DEATHS

CASSELL, Robert Carl
Howley
Nov. 10th, 1952 - Nov. 2nd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Carl Cassell announce his passing on Sunday, November 2nd, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 50th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret (nee: Saunders); three daughters: Denika Cassell (David Rowley) of Toronto, Bobbie Jo Cassell (Michael Kelly) of Howley, and Cherie Cassell of Toronto; one son: Andrew Cassell of Toronto; his grandson Jerry Robert Cassell; his mother Mary Cassell of Howley; his brother George Cassell of Ontario; four sisters: Betty (Terry) Stead of Howley, Clara (Don) Cluett of Deer Lake, Jean (Scott) Simms of Ontario, and Eileen (Danny) Saunders; his mother & father-in-law Clarence and Alice Saunders; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Frederick and brother Henry. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday, and Wednesday, where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from the Pentecostal Church in Howley, with interment to follow at the family plot. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GALLANT, Monica Mary
Mount Moriah

Passed away in the presence of her loving family at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2003 Monica Mary Gallant at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are six sons: Joseph (Mary) of Corner Brook, Roy of Alberta, Phil (Sharon) of Corner Brook, Gerald (Donna) of Tiverton, ON, George (Rosalind) of Corner Brook, Doug (Mary Lou) of Halfway Point; three daughters: Linda (Rod) McIsaac of Mount Moriah, Betty (Paul) Caines of Pasadena and Rita (Chris) Pye of Mount Moriah; 23 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren; two sisters: Elizabeth Francis of Halfway Point and Rita Bronson, New Jersey, USA; three sisters-in-law: Blanche Anderson of Summerside, Rita Boland at the O'Connell Center, and Dorothy Hackett, Halfway Point; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Peter Felix (1985); parents, Nathaniel & Martha Hackett; three infant sons: Lawrence, Michael and Howard; two infant daughters: Sheila and Mary; grandson, Peter Felix Gallant; two sisters: Sarah Fewer and Mary Ann Hickey; and three brothers: Joseph, John, and Michael Hackett. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road Tuesday, November 4, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital or the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PARSONS, Elizabeth
Deer Lake
Nov. 2nd, 1909 - Nov. 3rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Parsons announce her passing on Monday, November 3rd, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre in her 94th year. She will be sadly missed by her sons, Wesley of Hampden and Hughie of Halifax. Her daughters: Kathleen (Ted) Wells of Deer Lake, Grace Anderson of Roanoke, VA, Joyce (Ron) Lutz of Nova Scotia, Norma Parsons of Toronto, Edie (Danny) McInnis of Orlando, FL. 34 grandchildren and a large circle of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, relatives and friends, as well as her extended family in Hampden and The West Port area. She was predeceased by her husband John, daughters Madelyn and Vivian Joy, son Willis, step-daughters Marjorie, Irene and Evelyn. Elizabeth was an active member of the Christian congregation of the Jehovah's witness in Hampden and Deer Lake for many years. She was well known for her participation in the Christian ministry, her hospitality and the love for her family and friends. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake with interment to follow at the family plot in Pasadena. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

MOORES, Alfred
Mainland, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Moores announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Monday, November 3rd, 2003 at the age of 80. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Agnes; children: Brendon (Victoria), Andrew, Rona (Robert) Pike, Kevin, Janet (Nicholas) Benoit, Mary (Melvin) Benoit, all of Mainland, Alfred Jr. (Angela) of St. John's, NL, Wayne of Prince Rupert, BC, Gerard of Coquitlam, BC and Winnie (Keith) Humby of Lower Sackville, NS; mother-in-law Anastasia Lainey of Mainland; brother-in-law Norman (Linda) Lainey of Mainland; sister Mary Frances Jesso of West Bay; twenty grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his brother Peter and by his sister Mary Ann Marche. Visitation will begin for friends at St. Ann's Chapel, Mainland on Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be held on Thursday, November 6th at 2:00 p.m., with Father Ed Terry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Mainland. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, November 5, 2003

DEATHS

PARSONS, Elizabeth
Deer Lake
Nov. 2nd, 1909 - Nov. 3rd, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Parsons announce her passing on Monday, November 3rd, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre in her 94th year. She will be sadly missed by her sons: Wesley of Hampden and Hughie of Halifax; her daughters: Kathleen (Ted) Wells of Deer Lake, Grace Anderson of Roanoke, VA, Joyce (Ron) Lutz of Nova Scotia, Norma Parsons of Toronto, Edie (Danny) McInnis of Orlando, FL; her step-daughter Jessie Collins of Grand Falls-Windsor; 34 grandchildren; 24 step-grandchildren; and a large circle of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends, as well as her extended family in Hampden and the Westport area. She was predeceased by her husband John, daughters Madelyn and Vivian Joy, son Willis, step-daughters Marjorie, Irene and Evelyn. Elizabeth was an active member of the Christian Congregation of the Jehovah's Witness in Hampden and Deer Lake for many years. She was well known for her participation in the Christian ministry, her hospitality and the love for her family and friends. Visitation will take place today, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from the Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake with interment to follow at the family plot in Pasadena. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

BARNES, Morella Jane (nee Crocker)
Corner Brook, NL
December 7, 1906 - November 4, 2003

Passed away on Tuesday, November 4, 2003 in the presence of her loving family, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Morella Barnes in her 97th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: three daughters: Vida (Chester) Loughlin, Marion (Reg) Nichols, Lorna (John) Cook; one son Paul (Barbara); six grandsons: Brian (Sharon) Hawkins, Terry Loughlin, Wayne (Debbie) Cook, Greg (Janet) Cook, Sean (Chantal) Cook and Todd (Janet) Cook; one granddaughter: Kelli (Shawn) Sparkes; three great-grandchildren: Gwendolyn Hawkins, Ryan Cook and Mikayla Sparkes; adoptive brother Ellis (Bessie) Crocker, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, special friend Mary Morris. She was predeceased by her loving husband Arthur Barnes, son Cyril and daughter and son-in-law Jean and Eric Hawkins. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 6, at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, November 6, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, November 7, 2003

DEATHS

CAVE, Albert (Knobby) James
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Cave announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on November 5, 2003 at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Norma; daughter Gloria (Glenn) Stone of Corner Brook; sons: Wayne (Denise) of Brampton, Ontario, Karl (Gayle) of Mt. Pearl, Greg of Brampton, Ontario and Marcel (Rebecca) of Prince George, British Columbia; four grandchildren: Sarah, Nathan, Laura and Mackenzie; sisters: Grace (Cyril) Vincent, Joan (Carl) Gillette, Doris (Robert) Mercer and Ruth (Eugene) Claire; brothers: Dorman (Joy) Elliott and Ernest (Laverne) Elliott; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

OSMOND, Eli Robert
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Eli Osmond announce his passing on Thursday, November 6, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83. He will be sadly missed by his wife Sheila; five children: Charlie (Elizabeth), Pollard's Point; Ivan (Patricia), Petawawa, ON; Wilson (Natalie), Pollard's Point; Catherine Ricks (Rick), Pasadena; Robert, Corner Brook; grandchildren: Anne-Marie, Charles, Patricia-Lynn Zulinski (Mike), Stephen (Erin), Hilary, Raven, Sydney; great grandchildren: Brady and Daniel; sister Lillian Lawrence; and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Saturday, November 8th at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, November 8, 2003

ENGAGEMENT

DALLEY & ABBOTT
Wanda & Allan Dalley and Judy & Peter Abbott are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Stephen & Jillian. Wedding to take place in St. John's, July 16, 2005.

SMITH & HRYCYK
Harold and Roslyn Smith are proud to announce the engagement of their son Colin to Christie daughter of Gary and Mary Ann Hrycyk of Ponoka, Alberta. Their wedding will take place on July 24, 2004.

60TH ANNIVERSARY

MCCANN
Congratulations to our wonderful parents Peter & Teresa McCann of Port au Port East on their 60th Wedding Anniversary. All love and best wishes come from their daughters and sons, Mary, Ray, Arlene, Judy, Glenn, Percy, Peter, Ann, Michael and their families including 21 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Very special greetings also from your many relatives and friends.


Monday, November 10, 2003

DEATHS

HICKEY, Doris L.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Doris Hickey announce her passing at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at the age of 58. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter: Lesa (David) of Pasadena, NL; sons: Todd (Pauline) of Churchill, MB; and Ted (Mandy) of Rankin Inlet, NU; six grandchildren: Jason, Richard, Remi, Hayden, Colby and Adam; brother: Alex Blanchard (Thelma) of Corner Brook; sisters: Pearl Blanchard (Art) of Toronto; Elsie Clements (Eugene) and Marion Blanchard both of Corner Brook; Joan Blanchard of Calgary, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband James and her parents Charles and Gladys Blanchard. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Temple with Majors Gary and Sharon Cooper officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Canadian Lung Association. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family & friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

COISH, Stanley Elwin
Valley Vista Seniors Home
Jan. 12, 1926 - Nov. 8, 2003

Passed peacefully away at Valley Vista Seniors Home on November 8, 2003 Stanley Elwin Coish of Rattling Brook, Green Bay at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with many precious and loving memories are his wife of 55 years, Bessie, of Rattling Brook, his son Elwin and his wife Linda of Stephenville, NL; his beloved granddaughters, Melanie Flynn (Keith) of Dartmouth, NS, Marilyn Coish (Todd) of Halifax, NS, two precious great grandchildren, Claudia and Jonah Flynn; three sisters, May Smith of St. John's, Cecelia Smith of St. John's and Florence Squires (Bill) of Old Perlican; brother-in-law Harold Bartlett (Joyce) of Rattling Brook and sister-in-law Pearl Coish of St. John's; many nephews and nieces and friends. He will be resting at Rattling Brook United Church from where the funeral will take place on Tuesday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Russell Lodge will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Rattling Brook United Church Memorial Fund.

FORD-LEROUX, Phoebe
Deer Lake Manor, Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Phoebe Ford-LeRoux announce her passing on Friday, November 7, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 94 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Marion Bungay, St. Anthony, Maude Ropson (George), Deer Lake, son: Simeon (Edna) Ford, Pollard's Point; 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren; two sisters: Martha Clarke and Judy Graham, both of Ontario, as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her first husband Frank Ford in 1965 and her second husband Ralph LeRoux in 1986. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Saturday evening, 7-9:00 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and again on Monday morning from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 10, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Rev. Canon Byron at the family plot, Farm Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, November 11, 2003

DEATH

RIDEOUT, Jessie Myrtle (nee: Elms)
13th Third Avenue, Pasadena, NL
April 16th, 1917 - Nov. 10th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Myrtle Rideout announce her passing on Monday, November 10th, 2003 at her daughter's residence in Lewisporte, in her 86th year. She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Dorothy (Mrs. Ken Yates) of Lewisporte; Gladys (Mrs. Melvin Butt) of Kentville, NS; Maisie (Mrs. Eddie Caravan) of Deer Lake, NL and Judy (Mrs. Llewellyn Reid) of Rocky Harbour; her son Jim (Sandra) of Pasadena; her eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; her two sisters: Pearl Patey of St. Anthony and Olive Feaster of California, USA. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond George Rideout on December 4th, 2000, and her two brothers: Ralph Elms and Gus Elms. Family will be receiving family and friends on Tuesday, November 11th, 2003 from 7-9 p.m., also Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 13th, 2003 at 2 p.m. from Kingdom Hall in Deer Lake, with the interment to follow at family plot at Jehovah's Witnesses cemetery in Pasadena. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

NOËL
Valmore and Mary (nee Kenny) Noël
are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Nov. 11, 1953, at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Townsite. Greetings from their children, Brenda, Paul, Carol and Denise and their grandchildren. The Noëls will celebrate their anniversary tonight with a family dinner, followed by a reception for family and friends at the Rod and Gun Club at 9 p.m.

54TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

BELLOWS
Stewart and Joan Bellows
of Corner Brook are celebrating their 54th wedding anniversary today. They were married by Rev. Wells at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Curling on Nov. 11, 1949. Love and best wishes from their children Terri-Lynne Strickland (Roland); Glenda Belbin (Vance), Lorna O'Neill (Jim), Rev. Stewart Bellows (Doris) and grandchildren Jason, Ian (our angel), Neil, Chad, James, Spencer and Hillary.


Wednesday, November 12, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, November 13, 2003

DEATHS

NORMAN, Reginald George
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Reginald Norman announce his passing on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 72nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his six children: Wanda Pittman (Tony), Glen Norman (Kathy), Roslyn West (Herman), Karen O'Neil, Diane Abbott (Chuck) and Brent Norman; six grandchildren: Ricky, Darlene, Michelle, Krista, Stephen, Shane and Scott, one great grandchild Amber; sister Violet Johnson, special niece Donna Davis, special family friend Velma Coombs, as well as numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Ina, 1990, sisters: Irene Pardy, Frances Lundrigan and Lucretia Francis. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street on Friday, November 14th at 2:00 p.m., Captain Scott Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home Ltd.

SPARKES, Russell Selby
Rocky Harbour
Aug. 12th, 1923 - Nov. 12th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Russell Selby Sparkes announce his passing on Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 80th year. Leaving to celebrate his life his loving and devoted wife of 58 years Johan. Three sons: David (Shirley) of Lower Sackville, NS, John (Violet) of Corner Brook, Trevor (Gail) of Rocky Harbour; daughters: Olive (Clare) of Ajax, Ontario, Catherine (Kevin) of St. John's; his grandchildren Carla, Chad, Stephen, Stephanie, David, Natasha, Jennifer, Trevor and Erika. His great-grandchildren Stephen Jr., Corey, Clarissa, Haley, Benjamin and William. Three brothers, Eunice (Ena), Lloyd and Melvin. His sisters Edna, Brada (Joe) and their families. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Salvation Army Church in Rocky Harbour today, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where also funeral services will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy flowers or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church, Rocky Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Lest We Forget"

CANNING, Rene Francis
Deer Lake
Dec. 23rd, 1934 - Nov. 12th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rene Francis Canning announce his passing on Wednesday, November 12th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 69th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Marjorie (nee Blanchard); his children: Rick (Kim), Janice (Keith) Pardy, both of Deer Lake, Angela (Graham) Hynes of Fort McMurray, and Paul (Lori-Ann) of Deer Lake; nine grandchildren: Chad, Sara, Luke, Adrienne, Jordan, Josh, Jessica, Steven and Hillary; two brothers: Alfred (Mabel) of Roddickton and Garland (Naomi) of Pasadena; his mother-in-law Mary Gilley of Deer Lake; also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy and Zacchaeus Canning, brothers: Herbert and Tobias, sister Myrtle Weir and father-in-law Thomas Blanchard. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake today, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral services will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"


Friday, November 14, 2003

DEATHS

BLANCHARD, Daniel
St. George's

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daniel Blanchard announce his passing at Flat Bay Brook area on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at the age of 25 years. He will be sadly missed by his parents, Daniel and Anne Blanchard and one sister, Juanita (Michael) of Noels Pond and one nephew, Mason and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cremation Service took place at Russell's Crematorium in Stephenville. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Parish in St. George's on Friday (after 1:00 P.M.). Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, November 15th at 10:00 A.M. from St. Joseph's Parish, St. George's with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Janeway Hospital.

FARRELL, Jane
Grand Bruit

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jane Farrell announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, November 13, 2003 at the age of 76 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband John and one son Melvin (Mary) Farrell of Bathurst, New Brunswick, one daughter Barbara (Brian) LePage of Grand Bruit, three brothers: John (Marjorie) Billard of North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Reginald (Dorothy) Billard of Neil's Harbour, Nova Scotia, Cyril (Ruth) Billard of Grand Bruit, one sister Lucy Farrell of Grand Bruit, four grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at the United Church in Grand Bruit on Friday. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, November 15th at 2:00 p.m. from the United Church in Grand Bruit with interment in the United Cemetery in Grand Bruit. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.

LANGFORD, Randy
Passed peacefully away November 13th at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, Randy Langford. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home. Cremation Sunday November 16th at 11:00 a.m.

BUTT, Lavenia Blanche (nee Snow)
Deer Lake, NL
November 8, 1924 - November 12, 2003

Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her loving family in her 79th year, at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Lavenia Blanche Butt. Leaving to mourn, Stanley George, her loving companion and friend for 20 years; his two sons Dwayne and Reginald Butt, Labrador City; one sister, Joan Clarke, Calgary; three daughters: Shirley Chaulk, Pasadena; Jean (Cecil) Brett, Brantford, ON; Lorraine (Manson) Sparkes, Deer Lake; two sons: Royburn (Rhoda) Butt, Pasadena; Hughie (Elizabeth) Butt, Pasadena. Left to mourn as well with loving memories are 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and a large number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Clarence Butt in 1977, brother and sister-in-law Roy and Mabel Snow, sister and brother-in-law Mary and Chesley Moores, son-in-law Bruce Chaulk, daughter-in-law Cynthia Butt, parents Lydia and Garland Snow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Friday 2-4 and 7-9, Saturday 2-4 and 7-9, and Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's United Church, Reverend Doctor Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road, United Church Section. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake. The guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, November 15, 2003

DEATHS

LANGFORD, Randy E.
18 Florida Loop, Stephenville
(Formerly of Hampden)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Randy E. Langford announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, November 13, 2003 at the age of 74 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Myrtle and four sons: Robert (Wendy) Langford of Prince George, British Columbia, Elvis (Janet) Langford of USA, Roger and daughter, Kimberly Langford of Oshawa, Ontario, Ford (Marlene) Langford of Oshawa, Ontario and five daughters: Trixie Bursey of Ontario, Blanche (Alphonse) Brake of Terrance Bay, Ontario, Beverley (Wilfred) McIsaac of St. John's, Trudy Langford of Barrie, Ontario, Susan (Larry) McCulley of Barrie Ontario and one brother, Llewellyn (Gladys) Langford of Hampden, one sister, May (Malcolm) Heath of New Brunswick and 14 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation service will take place on Sunday, November 16th at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral service will take place in Hampden at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BUTT, Lavenia Blanche (nee Snow)
Deer Lake, NL
November 8, 1924 - November 12, 2003

Passed peacefully away, in the presence of her loving family in her 79th year, at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Lavenia Blanche Butt. Leaving to mourn, Stanley George, her loving companion and friend for 20 years; his two sons Dwayne and Reginald George, Labrador City; one sister, Joan Clarke, Calgary; three daughters: Shirley Chaulk, Pasadena; Jean (Cecil) Brett, Brantford, ON; Lorraine (Manson) Sparkes, Deer Lake; two sons: Royburn (Rhoda) Butt, Pasadena; Hughie (Elizabeth) Butt, Pasadena. Left to mourn as well with loving memories are 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and a large number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Clarence Butt in 1977, brother and sister-in-law Roy and Mabel Snow, sister and brother-in-law Mary and Chesley Moores, son-in-law Bruce Chaulk, daughter-in-law Cynthia Butt, parents Lydia and Garland Snow. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9, and Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's United Church, Reverend Doctor Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wight's Road, United Church Section. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake. The guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

DURNFORD, Sarah Frances
Burgeo, NL

Passed away at Calder Health Care Centre on Thursday, November 13, 2003, Sarah Frances Durnford at the age of 96 years. Predeceased by her husband John Durnford and son-at-heart Charles Blagdon, she leaves with many fond and loving memories a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Burgeo on Saturday, from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m., Reverend George Childs officiating, followed by the interment at Burgeo Community Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

CROCKER, Martha Ann (Mona)
Sydney, NS
Martha Ann (Mona) Crocker
died peacefully at her home, The Cove Guest Home, Sydney, on November 13, 2003. Formerly of Corner Brook, she was born in Robinson's, Newfoundland, November 12, 1916. The daughter of the late Llewellyn and Elizabeth Shears. She leaves to mourn: Her son Keith; daughter-in-law Ellen; granddaughter Ainslie; her good friend Mary Ross; her sisters: Marie Crocker of Halifax, Jane Barker of Corner Brook, May Davis of Calgary and Mary Greening of Toronto. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, sister Violet, and two brothers: George and Charles. The funeral liturgy will be conducted by Rev. Lorne Gosse in the Cathedral Church of St. John The Evangelist, Corner Brook on Monday at 2:00 p.m., November 17, 2003. Visitation at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook, on Sunday, November 16 from 7-9 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist Restoration Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at sydmemchapel@ns.sympatico.ca

NOSEWORTHY ALEXANDER, Roma Marie
Steady Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roma Noseworthy Alexander announce her passing on Friday, November 14, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: son Ronnie Alexander and grandson Colin, Ontario; mother and step-father Ella and Johnny Ricketts, Grand Falls; sister Joyce Patten (Lloyd), Kelligrews; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her long time friend of many years, Richard Young. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Cpt. Scott Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

90th BIRTHDAY

WHIFFEN
Catherine (Kennedy) Whiffen
is celebrating her 90th birthday today. Mrs. Whiffen was born in Bonne Bay and now lives in one of the Corner Brook Inter-faith Home cottages. Birthday greetings come from her sons Jerry and Phonse (Jaclyn), grandchildren Sarah, Lisa and Cathy and her family and friends.

BIRTHS

BUTT
Ethen David Butt
born 23 September, 2003 at Lexington, Virginia. Parents Sheldon and Erika Butt, brother Braeden. Grandparents Lloyd and Doris Butt, Corner Brook, David and Barbara Thomas, Ohio. Great Grandparents Cavel Butt, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Pike, Mr. & Mrs. David Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Werner, Ohio.

MERCHANT
Alan and Odette (nee Pye) Merchant are thrilled to introduce their second child, Juliet Joyce, born on May 15, 2003 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Grandparents are Joyce and John Merchant of Bristol, England and Pat Pye and the late Eric Pye of Corner Brook. Big sister Adelaide will celebrate her third birthday on November 18. Adelaide and Juliet have had a wonderful time visiting family and friends in the Corner Brook area this week and look forward to coming back again soon.

ENGAGEMENT

CARTER / FIFIELD
Barry and Pansy Carter and Gordon and Marilyn Fifield from Pasadena would like to announce the engagement of their children: Terra Lynn Carter and Darryl Fifield on August 8, 2003. Congratulations from family and friends.

JESSO / COLLINS
Ernest Jesso
and Shirley Collins are pleased to announce their engagement on October 14. Ernest is the son of Eileen and the late Wilfred Jesso. Wedding plans made for a July wedding.

WEDDING

MILLEY / LUSCOMBE
The wedding ceremony of Stacey, daughter of Patsy Lush of Corner Brook and Walter Milley of St. John's, to Lee, son of Nancy and Larry Luscombe of Corner Brook, took place on August 23, 2003 at the First United Church in Corner Brook with Reverend John Adams officiating. Stacey is the granddaughter of Hedley and Bernice Lush of Corner Brook and Lee is the grandson of Mildred Luscombe of Corner Brook. Maid of Honour was Lynn Lush, aunt of the bride, and the bridesmaid was Lauren Luscombe, sister of the groom. Best man was Corey Butler, friend of the groom and the groomsman was Ryan White, friend of the groom. Ushers were Todd Dove and Karen Churchill. Special thanks to Mrs. Beverly Neal, Jeffrey Humber, Paula Halfyard-Soper and Jenesta Thompson. Dinner and a reception followed at the Royal Canadian Legion. Stacey and Lee thank all who helped make their wedding day a lovely and memorable event. The couple are now residing in St. John's where Lee is currently working and Stacey is attending MUN.

BUCKLE / SPRACKLIN
Heather Spracklin
and Ashley Buckle were surrounded by family and friends as they repeated their own wedding vows to become husband and wife in an exotic ceremony in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, May 6, 2003. The bride is the daughter of Floyd and Elizabeth Spracklin, and the groom is the son of Wilfrid and Tena Buckle all of Corner Brook. The bride chose her sister, Jennifer Spracklin, as her maid of honour. The bridesmaids were Allison Jenkins, sister of the groom, and long-time friends Kimberley Payne and Jennifer Ryan. The best man was Adam Buckle, brother of the groom. The groomsmen were Dion Barron, also Master of Ceremonies at the reception, Mike Brazil and Barry Jenkins. The flower girl was Alysha Jenkins, niece of the groom. Pictures followed on the beautiful Caribbean beach. A wonderful reception was held at the Occidental Gran Flamenco Resort in Punta Cana. The bride and groom honeymooned in Arizona, Nevada and California. The happy couple currently reside in Kingston, Ontario, where they both work as physiotherapists.


Monday, November 17, 2003

DEATH

KENNEDY, John Mackay
Gone to be with the Lord, following a lengthy illness, on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003. John Mackay (Mac) Kennedy, beloved husband of Eleanor. Dear father of Ruth (Mrs. Barry McDowell), John, and Moira (Mrs. Harley Smith). Dear brother of Rhona Kennedy of Toronto. Predeceased by his sisters Connie (Mrs. Edgar Westhaver) of Chatham, NB, and Aileen (Mrs. Byram McLaggan) of Saint John, NB. Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren, of which he was very proud. Formerly employed by Middlesex County for over 20 years. Friends may call at the Lloyd R. Needham Funeral Chapel, 520 Dundas Street, London, Ontario, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral in the Chapel on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers please donate to Parkinson's Research of Parkwood Hospital Foundation. Tributes for the family may be left at www.mem.com


Tuesday, November 18, 2003

DEATHS

OATES, Wilfred

Lakeshore, Ontario
(Formerly of Rocky Harbour)
July 29th, 1957 - November 14th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Oates announce his passing on Friday, November 14th, 2003 at his family residence in Lakeshore, Ontario in his 46th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his seven brothers: Clifford (Gloria) of Port Saunders, Cecil (Mary) of Rocky Harbour, Charles (Carrie) of Labrador City, Milton of St. Paul's, Ivan (Simone) of Sudbury, Ontario, Lyman (Debbie) of Brampton, Ontario and Ross of St. Paul's; three sisters: Vera (Steve) of Norris Point, Leah (Chris) of Brampton and Vera (Carson) of St. Paul's. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Mable in 1969 and his father Roy in 1994. Visitation will take place from St. Albans Anglican Church in Sally's Cove today, Tuesday where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Ollson 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"

PIKE, Evelyn Mary (Reid)
Evelyn Mary Pike
of 160 Park Avenue, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2003. She was born in Codroy, Newfoundland and was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Reid. Evelyn lived most of her life in Newfoundland until moving to Saint John, NB, from Corner Brook five years ago. She is survived by her loving husband Gordon; children: Bob Pike of St. Catherine's, Ontario, Karen Swain (John) of Saint John, David Pike (Paula) of Elmsdale, NS and Dean Pike of Saint John. Also survived by her brother Rev. James Reid (Beryl) of Mount Pearl, Nfld.; one sister, Ruth Dominey (Gerald) of North Sydney, NS; grandchildren: Shannon, Suzanne, Jill and Jessie Pike, Jonathan and Chelsea Swain, Matthew and Jeffrey Pike and several nieces and nephews. Resting at A.W. Cavanagh Funeral Home, 91 Leinster Street (506-634-1712) with visiting on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 7 Park Avenue on Wednesday, November 19th at 2:00 p.m. Internment to be held at a later date and donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. www.awcavanagh.com


Wednesday, November 19, 2003

DEATHS

FORD, Simeon
Pollard's Point
Dec. 9th, 1930 - Nov. 17th, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Simeon Ford announce his passing on Monday, November 17th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 72nd year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Edna; his children: Paul (Marjorie), Eileen (Gordon), Frank (Eileen), Andy (Sylvia), Carl (Collett), Juanita (Hayward), Hanna (Gordon), Jeanette (Lindsey) and Madonna (Wilson); his step-sons: Elvis (Belinda) Loder, Wayne (Alfreda); 32 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; his sisters: Maude Ropson (George) and Marion Bungay. Also his special friends Harvey and Alma Ropson and Carol Fradsham. Also a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Frank Ford and Phoebe Ford Leroux. Funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake with Rev. Ransom officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot in Pollard's Point. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Florence Hilda
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of Corner Brook)

Passed away at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre on Monday, November 17, 2003 Florence Hilda Young at the age of 82 years. She leaves to mourn, her daughters: Katherine Evans, Toronto, Bride (Frank) Janes, Stephenville, Faye (Philip) Simon, Stephenville Crossing; sons: Bill, Corner Brook, Wayne, Toronto; grandchildren: Chris Evans, Nova Scotia, Terry Evans, Toronto, Todd Janes, Goose Bay, Brenda Janes, Ottawa, James Allen, Toronto, Kathy Simon, Stephenville Crossing, Robie Young, Toronto, Taylor Young, Corner Brook, Trudy Young, Toronto; great grandchildren: William Evans and Brendan Evans, Nova Scotia, Madison Janes and Morgan Janes, Goose Bay, Sydney Allen, Toronto and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William in 1988 and her grandson Jason Young in 1997. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Visitation will continue at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive on Thursday, November 20th at 2:00 p.m., Major Gary Cooper officiating, followed by the interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GOODYEAR, Audrey Leone
1924-2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Audrey Goodyear announce her passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Care Center in Grand Falls-Windsor, on October 27, 2003 at the age of 79. Audrey was a member of Holy Trinity ACW, Past member of Vestry, member of Trefoil Guiders Guild, Retired Teachers Assoc., also an active volunteer. Audrey retired from Teaching in Grand Falls-Windsor. Left with fond and loving memories are husband David Lloyd Goodyear; son David (Michelle) of Grand Falls-Windsor; daughters: Sandra (Bill Knight) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Sharon (Michael Skinner) of Mississauga, ON, Jocelyn (James Morton) of Berwick, NS. Also leaving to mourn one brother R. L. Hunt (Greta) of Fredericton, NB; sister-in-law Mona Hunt; nine grandchildren: Nadine, Paul, Tabetha, Todd, Paula, Karl, Denika, Justin and Katelyn; three great grandchildren along with a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rev. Beverly Newhook and Rev. Randy Lockyer conducted the funeral service at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on October 30, 2003. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery in Grand Falls-Windsor. Pallbearers were Frank Hounsell, Roy Stoodley, Harold Butt, Hughie Sutton, Jim Dobson, Andy Barker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Mike and Sheila Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes. For on line condolences please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca

KAVANAGH, Patrick John
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Patrick Kavanagh announce his passing on Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 73 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is his wife Stella; children: Yvonne Pilon (Raymond), Patrick Jr. (friend Tammy), James, Lori-Lynn Alward (Matthew) and Vanessa (friend Ian); grandchildren: Terri-Lynn, Natalie, Julie, Francois, Jenene, Darren, Andrew, Amanda, Jimmy Jr., Haley and Kelsey; sisters: Sister Mary Collette, Presentation Convent, St. John's, Angela Chidley (James) and Catherine Hynes; one brother Phonse Kavanagh (Aggie), as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Mary Ellen Kavanagh and six brothers: Martin, Thomas, Clarence, Peter, Ernest and Ambrose. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, November 21, at 2:00 p.m. from All Hallows Church, Humber Road, officiated by Father Gordon Grace, cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the J. I. O'Connell Centre Bus Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

90TH BIRTHDAY

BALDWIN
Effie Baldwin
is celebrating her 90th birthday today. Greetings come from her 13 children, Isabel, Stella, Elizabeth, Edward, Evelyn, Doris, Alice, Verna, Ronald, Brenda, Rosalind, Jeannie and JoAnne, 54 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Baldwin will be receiving family and friends at the Interfaith Home tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.


Thursday, November 20, 2003

DEATH

BRENTON, Roddy Nelson
1954 - 2003
Roddy Nelson Brenton
, much loved husband, father, son and brother, passed away peacefully in Camrose, Alberta, the evening of November 17, 2003 at the age of forty-nine years after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Rod was born on August 12, 1954 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, the second child of Harry and Kay Brenton (nee Turner). He graduated from Herdman Collegiate and eventually settled in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where he was a long-time employee of Syncrude, Canada. On May 10, 1980, he married his high school sweetheart, Nioma Walsh and raised two beautiful daughters, Leann and Mandy. Rod was a devoted family man. He was an avid outdoorsman and had many friends, with which he enjoyed, hunting, fishing, golfing, and ski-dooing. His unique character and sense of humour, his courageous spirit, and determination was an inspiration to all who knew him. Left to cherish his memory are wife Nioma (nee Walsh), his daughters, Leann Reid (Rob), and Mandy (Mike), both of Calgary, AB; his mother, Kay Brenton (Stephenville, NL); his three sisters, Deb (Calgary, AB), his twin sister Rhonda White (Gary) (Edmonton, AB), and Michelle (Tom) (Calgary, AB); his mother-in-law Mima Walsh (Pasadena, NL) and extended family, numerous relatives and friends. Rod was predeceased by his father, Harry Nelson Brenton in February 1978. Nioma, Leann and Mandy would like to say a special thank you to all the doctors and nurses who cared for Rod and to all the family and special friends who were such a comfort to him and them throughout his long illness. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on November 22, 2003 at the Weber Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Chapel, #2 Mount Pleasant Drive, Camrose, AB. In lieu of flowers, Rod's family requests that donations be made to: The Cross Cancer Institute, c/o The Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 - University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2.
"Weep not for what he was worth for your sorrow would have no end."


Friday, November 21, 2003

No obituaries in today's edition of the newspaper.

ANNIVERSARY

RUSSELL
Kippens couple celebrating 70 years of marriage today
(Front page story)
Ted and Josephine Russell
of Kippens are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. The couple, married on Nov. 21, 1933, are active people who live in their own home and remain involved in their community. They are members of St. Stephen's Parish at Stephenville, where they were married. They regularly attend bingo games and card games throughout the area. Ted is a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council in Stephenville and holds the position of a past president of the Seniors Club of Kippens. Ted and Josephine were born and raised in Stephenville and knew each other from childhood. For 43 years they ran a grocery business near their home in Kippens. They had five children - Mark (Marion) and Lyle (Evelyn) of Kippens; Bernadette Shanaman in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA; Ray (Rita) in Halifax, N.S.; and Lorna, who passed away as a young child. The couple have 16 grandchildren, all living in mainland Canada and the U.S. and many great-grandchildren. The family is planning an open house on July 10, 2004, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Stephenville, when family members will have the opportunity to attend. Shortly after their anniversary, Ted and Josephine will be celebrating their 91st birthdays.


Saturday, November 22, 2003

DEATH

CAINES, Ida Mae (Cullihall)
May 12, 1901 - November 21, 2003
Norris Point, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, Norris Point, Ida Mae Caines in her 103rd year. She is predeceased by her husband Aubrey and her son Gordon Cullihall. Leaving to mourn: one sister, Violet Shears of Rocky Harbour; daughter-in-law Myra Cullihall and granddaughter Linda Carroll (Aiden), both of Cormack; grandson Colin of Alberta; a number of other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Eliza Cullihall and Sylvia Cullihall, both of Rocky Harbour; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Rocky Harbour, Saturday from 12-9 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 23, at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Frederick Waldron. Interment to follow at the family plot in Neddies Harbour, Norris Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

CAINES
Bonne Bay woman dies at age 102
Ida Mae Caines, nee Cullihall
, died Friday at the age of 102 years. Mrs. Caines passed away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Point. She was predeceased by her husband Aubrey Caines and her only son Gordon Cullihall. For Aunt Mae, as she was affectionately known, life began in Lobster Cove, a small fishing village near Rocky Harbour, on May 12, 1901. At the age of 18, she left Lobster Cove and headed for Boston where she pursued her life-long dream of becoming a nurse. She practiced in Boston General Hospital and later met fellow Newfoundlander Aubrey Caines of Bell Downs Point, near Cow Head. The couple married and moved back to Lobster Cove. Aubrey and Ida Mae were married 30 years before he passed away in 1974. Mrs. Caines leaves one sister Violet Shears of Rocky Harbour, daughter-in-law Myra Cullihall and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will take place at the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witness in Rocky Harbour. The funeral is scheduled to take place Sunday at 2 p.m.

BIRTHS

JOYCE
Stacey & Dean Joyce of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Sidney Lillian Joyce on September 7, 2003, weighing 6 lb. 14 oz. Grandparents are Milton & Judy Sheppard & William and Linda Joyce of Corner Brook. Great-grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Reuben Toope.

COLEY
Craig and Amy Coley of Norris Arm are pleased to announce the birth of their first child Emma Victoria Jane on October 13, Grand Falls Hospital weighing 8 lb. 7½ oz. Grandparents are Evelyn and Winston Hollett of Norris Arm and Frances and the late James Coley of Ramea. Special greetings from first time aunt and Godmother Carolyn Coley.

KEATING
Cheryl and Jamie Keating of Massey Drive are proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Chloe Faye. Chloe arrived on Oct. 7th at Western Memorial Regional Hospital weighing 7 lb. 15.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Robert Curnew and Doris Webb of Stephenville Crossing and Vi and Jamie Keating of Stephenville. Proud Uncle Rob, Aunt Michelle and cousins Cole and Evan also welcome Chloe. Cheryl and Jamie would like to thank Dr. Healey, Dr. Huxter and the OBS staff of Western Memorial Regional Hospital for their care during our hospital stay.

PYE
Jason and Tara Pye are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Julia Claire. Julia was born on September 2, 2003 and weighed 7 lb. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Ted and Ada Burden of Steady Brook and Chris and Rita Pye of Mount Moriah.

BURDEN
Trent and Renee Burden are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Cole Thomas. Cole was born on October 2, 2003 and weighed 7 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Andrew and Vera Soper of Mount Pearl and Ted and Ada Burden of Steady Brook.

WEDDING

YARN / LONG
The marriage ceremony of Jodi, daughter of Dr. Jim and Hazel Yarn of Corner Brook, to Ian, son of Jim and Coleen Long of Cochrane, Alberta, took place on Aug. 15, 2003 at St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Calgary, with Rev. Cathy Fulton officiating. Matron of Honour was Elizabeth Penney, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Lisa St. Croix, Penny Lou Colbourne, sisters of the bride and Kay Blair, Nancy Wilton friends of the bride. Flower girl was Robyn St. Croix, niece of the bride. Best man was Ryan Long, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Joe Schmidt, Jesse Mackenzie, Ryan Owens & Josh Abbey, friends of the groom. Ring Bearer was Travis Whalen, cousin of the groom. A reception followed at Kananaskis Mountain Lodge with Bert Penney, brother-in-law of the bride as Master of Ceremonies. The couple live and work in Calgary.


Monday, November 24, 2003

DEATH

MORAZE, Dorothy Mary
Mainland

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Mary Moraze announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, November 23, 2003 at the age of 75 years. She will be sadly missed by her four sons: Lovis Moraze of Ontario, Clayton (Doris) Moraze of Lourdes, Louis (Verna) Moraze of Mainland, Gerard Moraze of Mainland and three daughters: Maureen Jesso of Mainland, Margaret (Dave) McCracken of New Brunswick, Eileen Moraze of Stephenville and one brother, Murdock (Gladys) Barter of Mainland and 13 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Moraze and her son, Thomas Moraze. Friends may call at St. Anne's Chapel on Monday and Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, November 26th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Anne's Chapel in Mainland with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Mainland. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Anne's Chapel, Mainland Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Tuesday, November 25, 2003

DEATHS

BYRNE, Bridget (Bride)
Pasadena, NL
Bridget (Bride) Byrne
was born in Kitchuses, Conception Bay, in 1914 the eldest daughter of William (Billy) and Catherine (Kate) Wade. She was educated at the local school and the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Conception Harbour. She came to Corner Brook in 1931 with her friend Kitty Mansfield and remained here the rest of her life. She met George W. Byrne, whom she married in 1937. Her life in Corner Brook was a happy and fulfilling one. Her kindness and generosity earned her many friends, and her in-laws took her into the Byrne family as one of themselves. Her husband, George, who predeceased her in 1980 was likewise loved by Bride's family, and thoroughly enjoyed the annual visits the family spent with her relatives in Kitchuses. She was a devoted wife and mother to her husband George and children Marie and Cyril. Her life values were simple and firm which were part of her devotion to her Christian and Catholic Beliefs. Her life was long, full, assured and her death was likewise without fuss or bother. She was deeply loved and we will all miss her very much. Survived by children, Marie Gross (Rupert), Toronto, ON; Cyril, Halifax, NS; grandchildren: John, Joseph, Marie, Padraig and Tobias; brother Patrick Francis (Pete) Cole, Holyrood; sister Mary Murphy, Kitchuses; brothers-in-law: Kevin Byrne, Corner Brook and James Byrne, St. John's; sisters-in-law: Florence O'Reilly, Wolfville, NS, Theresa Wall, Corner Brook, Sheila Byrne, Stephenville, Ula Byrne, Corner Brook and many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, November 25, 2003, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, November 26, 2003, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 27, 2003 at Most Holy Redeemer with Father Peddle officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations can be made to The Chair of Irish Studies, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, NS or the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PRETTY, Albert Maxwell Willis
April 11, 1955 - November 21, 2003

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Pretty announce his passing on Friday, November 21, 2003 at his residence in Scarborough, Ontario at the age of 48 years. He leaves to mourn his loving mother, Jean Pretty of Corner Brook; four brothers: Robert, Floyd (Angela), Keith and Paul; four sisters: Barbara Lewis (David), Marilyn, Donna Burton (Charlie) and Sharon; many nieces and nephews and devoted and loving friends, Maureen and Edward O'Neil of Ontario. He was predeceased by his father Robert (March 27, 1986) and grandmother Blanche Wheeler (August 24, 2001). Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 27, 2003 at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Major Frank Johnson officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Youth Band or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or make a memorial donation by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
Loving you always, forgetting you never.


Wednesday, November 26, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, November 27, 2003

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Friday, November 28, 2003

DEATH

NORMAN, Walter George Pearce
25 St. George's Avenue, Stephenville

Passed away November 26, 2003 at Stephenville, after a long illness, Walter George Pearce Norman, aged 75. Predeceased by his wife Hilda and son Eric, parents Walter and Eva Norman, and sisters Mary and Winnie. Leaving to mourn his special friend of many years Lucy, sisters, Margaret (Jim) and Evelyn (Ray), brothers, Eric (Roxanne) and Daniel (Kati). Also mourning his passing are loving nephews, nieces and a large circle of devoted friends. George was Ranger No. 188 in the Newfoundland Ranger Force, Firefighter with the USAF at Harmon Field, and Fire Chief with Department of Transport at Stephenville. He was a pleasant man, a great angler, a fine cardplayer and horseshoe man. Patience, honesty and good humor were his virtues. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday morning. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, November 29th at 12:30 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Saturday, November 29, 2003

DEATHS

DYKE, Lloyd
Stephenville Manor, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Dyke announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, November 27, 2003 at the age of 81 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Jane and three sons: Lloyd Junior (Hilda) Dyke of Stephenville, Timothy Dyke of Stephenville, Nelson Dyke of Guelph, Ontario and four daughters: Rosanna Keziah Desroches of Stephenville, Mary (Jeffrey) Legere of Sussex, New Brunswick, Debbie (Bob) Miller of Stephenville, Edith Samms of St. George's and one brother, Charles (Edna) Dyke of Eastport, Bonavista Bay, one sister, Kezia (the late Gus) Dyke and 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his six brothers and two sisters. Cremation service took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. A Memorial Service will take place on Monday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the St. Augustine's Anglican Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

OATES, Cavell Dorothy
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late CAVELL DOROTHY OATES announce her passing on Thursday, November 27th, 2003 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 56. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Derek Oates; three children: Jamie, Whitehorse, William (Sunmee), Richmond, BC, Sandra, Corner Brook; mother Amy Baldwin, Corner Brook; brother Robert Baldwin, Whitehorse; grandchildren: Kailee, Whitehorse, Evan and Kaitlyn, Corner Brook, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Jack Baldwin and her sister Barbara. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Tuesday, December 2nd from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers memorial donations made to the SPCA Animal Shelter P. O. Box 2724 RR2, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6B9. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUCKLE, Elizabeth (Betty)
Corner Brook, NL
WW2 Veteran - War Bride

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Buckle announce her passing on Friday, November 28th, 2003 at the O'Connell Centre in her 83rd year. She will be sadly missed by her seven children: Frank (Gillian), Corner Brook, Heather Buckle (Tom McLean), Coburg, ON, Brenda White (Peter Ramsdon), Ottawa, ON, Lena Buckle, Coburg, ON, Peter (Della), Corner Brook, Michael, Ottawa, ON, Grace Earl (Ray), Halifax, NS; 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; four sisters: Brenda, Lena, Joyce and Stella; one brother Stanley Flynleson and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Brendan Buckle in 1965. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. from St. John The Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street, The Very Reverent Lorne Gosse officiating, followed by the interment at the family plot in the Townsite Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Saturday from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

ALLONBY
IT'S A BOY!

Lorraine & Gerry Pumphrey of Highlands, NL are proud to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Mitchell Ryan Allonby, born September 22, 2003 weighing 8 lb. 3 oz. Proud parents are Vanessa and Scott Allonby of Oakville, Ontario. Congratulations from happy grandparents, Bob and Betty Ann Allonby of Acton, Ontario. Best wishes from Aunt Denise and Uncle Jim, Aunt Sharon and Uncle Geoffrey, Aunt Sandee and Uncle Guy and Uncle Jim and Aunt Jen. Lots of love from all the cousins and great grandmothers, Geraldine Pumphrey of Highlands, and Lillian Chaulk of Corner Brook.

DELANEY
Tony & Heather are thrilled to announce the birth of their little bundle of joy, a bouncing baby boy, Anthony Jack Hunter Delaney, born on September 27th, 2003, weighing 8 lb. 15 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Tony Sr. & Phyllis Delaney and Wayne Hunt. Jack also has his Grandma Sherry watching him from Heaven. Proud great-grandparents are Austin & Doreen Taylor and Nettie Hope & the late John Delaney. Proud aunts are Jessica & Lesley Ann. Lots of love come to Jack from Aunt Natalie, Uncle Hiroaki and Kosuke in Japan. We love you Jack!

HAWCO
A star came down from Heaven and landed in our arms, With all of Mommy's sweetness and all of Daddy's charms.
Bill and Gen Quigley of Corner Brook are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first grandchild, Samual Paul Hawco, on July 3rd, 2003. The happy parents are Allison and Paul Hawco. Congratulations from proud grandparents, Uncles Chris and Billy and Aunt Donna.

ENGAGEMENT

BRAKE & ANSTEY
Andy and Roberta Brake of Deer Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Carol to Dwayne, son of Melvin and Patsy Anstey of Deer Lake. The engagement took place Oct. 24/03 in Calgary, Alberta. A wedding is being planned for Sept. 18, 2004.

MARTIN & HANN
Irene and Bruce Martin together with Kay and Keith Hann are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Terri Martin and David Hann on June 15, 2003. Love and congratulations to you both from your parents, sister Wendy and brother Dennis. Wedding plans are being made for August 14, 2004.

QUIGLEY & HOLMES
Bill and Gen Quigley of 445 Curling St., Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their older son, Billy to Donna Marie Holmes, of Pickering, ON. The engagement took place amidst the fireworks of July 1st, 2003. The couple are planning their wedding for July, 2004. Congratulations to Billy and a big welcome to Donna from Mom, Dad, Chris, Ali, Paul and Sam.

WEDDING

WHITE & BROSHA
Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West, NL was the scene of a beautiful wedding July 12, 2003. United in marriage before family and friends were Sonya, daughter of Barry & Louise White and Jeffery, son of Sylvester & Barbara (Bunny) Brosha of Heatherton, Nova Scotia. The wedding party included: Maid of honour, Lindsay White, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids, Gizelle Gaudon, cousin of the bride, Janine & Alyssa Brosha, sisters of the groom. Best man, Andy Brosha, brother of the groom. Groomsmen, Dennis Boyle, Jimmy Hodgson, Corey Brosha, cousins of the groom. Flower girl, McKayla Lauristen, cousin of the bride. Ring bearer, Jamie Boyle, groom's Godson. Many thanks from Jeff and Sonya to everyone for sharing in their special day. The happy couple work and reside in Redding, California.

WELLS & COMEAU
Verdun & Jean Wells of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter Lori Ann to Wayne Michael, son of Wayne & Donna Comeau of Halifax on June 28, 2003 at Emmanual Church, Halifax, Rev. Valerie Rhymes officiating. Cynthia Humber, sister of the bride was matron of honor, Tim Carlton, friend of the groom was best man. Bridesmaids were Dianne Lane, Donna Crocker and Beverly Wells. Groomsmen were Mark Lanthier, Danny Boudreau and Paul Sakins. Flower girls were Francesca and Olivia Rhodes. Ushers were Scott Humber and Keith Wells. Church attendants were: Andrea Humber and Angela Wells. Organist was Skippy Mardon, Soloist was Graham Bowser. A reception followed at Holiday Inn Select, Robie St., Halifax. Reception attendants were Stephanie, Krista and Jason Wells. Lori and Wayne reside in Timberlea, NS.

 

 

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