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The Western Star Newspaper
November 2007

 

Thursday, November 1, 2007

DEATHS

CROCKER, Lawrence Basil
Trout River, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lawrence Crocker announce his passing on Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his companion and friend: Mary Evelyn (Niv) Barnes; one son: David White, Trout River; three grandchildren: Rebecca, Courtney and Tiffany; one great grandchild; one brother: Ralph (Kim) Crocker, Trout River; five sisters: Melissa Brake (Roland), Trout River, Georgina (Milton) Blanchard, Woody Point, Theresa (Wayne) Noseworthy, Corner Brook, Shirley (Myron) Sheppard, Corner Brook and Vida (Bruce) Brake, Corner Brook; brother-in-law: Gerry Stahan, USA; 12 nieces and nephews, 14 great nieces and nephews; Aunt Cindy Brake, Brampton, ON, as well as many more relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: Basil and Annie Crocker; sisters: Cedella Stahan, Geraldine and Lorrinda; and niece Mary Brake. Friends may visit St. Simon St. Jude Anglican Church, Trout River on Wednesday evening and all day Thursday from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 2nd, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Marilyn Moore officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Anglican Church Basement Window Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
We Love You And Always Will

CHAFFEY, Douglas
Jeffrey’s

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Douglas Chaffey announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at the age of 73 years. He will be sadly missed by his very special friend, Margaret Aucoin of South Branch; one brother, William (Phyllis) Chaffey of Jeffrey’s; two sisters: Marie (Bernard) Carew of St. John’s, Shirley White of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Benjamin and Martha Chaffey; brothers: Eldon, Wesley, Russell and sisters: Alberta, Hilda, Mary and Lydia. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Jeffrey’s with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in St. David’s. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home & Crematorium, Stephenville.

CAMPBELL, Earl S.
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Earl Campbell announces his passing on Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at the age of 50 years. Funeral service and interment to take place at a later date. The family guestbook can be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

PRESCOT, Harriett Eva
Cartyville, NL
July 13, 1911 - October 31, 2007

It is with great sorrow that the family of the Late Harriett Piccott announce her passing at The Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, October 31st in her 97th year. She was predeceased by her loving husband James, infant son Robert and son Bronzan. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted family: daughter: Jane Pieroway and husband John of McKays; sons: Arthur and friend Matilda of Robinsons; Freeman and Isabel of Heatherton, George and Nicole, Roy and Sharon of St. David’s; daughter-in-law: Emma of St. David’s; brother: George Matchem and sister-in-law Elvina; sisters: Elizabeth Harvey and Marion Gilliam both of Stephenville; 24 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may visit St. George’s Anglican Church in Robinson’s on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. From where the funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Karen Laldin officiating with Internment to follow in St. George’s Anglican Cemetery, Robinson’s. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. George’s Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

STRONG, John H.
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Strong announce his passing on Monday, October 29th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving and devoted wife of 59 years: Jean (nee Prole); three sons: Marvin (Deborah), Millis, Massachusetts, Kevin (Kate), Lexington, Massachusetts and Charles (Louretta), Lee’s Summit, Missouri; two daughters: Pauline McNeece, Raymore, Missouri; Linda Sheeks (Benny), Chelmsford, Massachusetts; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother: Ross (Marion) Strong; two sisters: Nellie (Lemuel) Knight and Winnifred Strong; sisters-in-law: Evelyn and Maria Strong; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents: Charles and Matilda Strong; brothers: William, Roy, and Clive. Friends may visit the Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m., Major Wayne Pike officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, North Harbour Road, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Memorial Fund or to the 5th and 6th Floor Enhancement Committee. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BOURGEOIS, Mary Florence (nee BENOIT)
Benoit’s Cove, NL
June 21, 1941 - October 30, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Florence Bourgeois announces her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 at the age of 66 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 43 years, Joseph; sons: Douglas (Donna) of Ontario, Raymond of Benoit’s Cove and Joseph Jr. (Jenna) of Benoit’s Cove; daughters: Carolann (Eric) of Corner Brook, Ann Marie (Sean) of Lower Sackville, NS, Lillian (Patrick) of Benoit’s Cove and Paulette (Douglas) of Benoit’s Cove; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers: Ben (Rita) Benoit and Isacc (Mary) Benoit; sisters: Rita (Phonse) O’Connell and Margaret (Jack) Hackett. She was predeceased by her parents and numerous brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, November 2nd, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea, Benoit’s Cove with Father Buckle officiating. Interment at R.C. Cemetery, Benoit’s Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

JESSO, Priscilla Mary (nee MARCH)
Marche’s Point, NL
March 22, 1949 - October 29, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Priscilla Jesso announce her passing at The Health Science Centre in St. John’s on October 29th at the age of 58 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband James, Marche’s Pointe; sons: Aubrey (Jessica) and Claude (Joyce), Toronto; mother: Loretta March; grandchildren: Cheyenne Jesso, Navada Jesso, Nash Jesso, Page Benoit, Ansolum Rowe, Johathan Barry; brothers: Aubrey, Henry, Mark (Sherry), Herman (Theresa); sisters: Regina (Conrad) Benoit, Margaret (George) Wells, Juanita (Carl) Richards, Cadie (Harvey) Benoit, and Delores Stuckless. She was predeceased by her father Edward March; son Oswald; sister Pauline Benoit; brother: Simon. Friends may visit Faith United Pentecostal Church, York St., Stephenville on Thursday 6 - 9 p.m. From where the funeral service will take place on Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Locke officiating. Cremation will take place following the service with internment on Saturday, November 2, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. in Our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marche’s Point. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

O’GORMAN, Priscilla (nee GREENE)
Lourdes
Priscilla O’Gorman (nee Greene)
passed peacefully away at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville in the presence of her loving family on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at the age of 61 years. Left with fond and loving memories are her husband of 37 years, James; her sons: Jonah (Sandy) of Brampton, Ontario and Rian (Alicia) of Orangeville, Ontario; one precious grandson, Jaylen of Brampton, Ontario; her mother, Regina Benoit; sisters: Nora (Ron Drake) and Thelma (Alfred Duffney); two half-sisters: Jocelyn Benoit and Janice Ross; four half-brothers: Roger, Norman, Reginald and Brian Benoit; her many nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father, Ralph Greene and her step-father, Wilfred Benoit. Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, from where Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.

QUANN, Richard Joseph
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard Joseph Quann announce his passing at his residence in Montague, Prince Edward Island on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at the age of 41 years. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Margaret Quann of Lourdes; two brothers: Andy (Ann) Quann of Black Duck Brook, Thomas Quann of Prince Edward Island; three sisters: Rita (Brian) White of Prince Edward Island, Joan (Tony) Gillis of Felix Cove, Jennifer (Marcel) Renouf of Lourdes and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Daniel Quann. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home, Stephenville.


Friday, November 2, 2007

DEATHS

CHYNN, Christopher John
Deer Lake, NL
December 27, 1959 -October 31, 2007

It is with deep heartache that we announce the passing of our brother, Christopher (Chrissy) John Chynn on Wednesday at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 47. He leaves to mourn with cherished and loving memories: his sister, Sharon (Albert) Anstey, Deer Lake, with whom he resided; his brothers: Barry (Joanne) Chynn, Timberlea, NS and Tony (Charlene) Chynn, Stephenville, NL. He will be missed by his nieces: Katie, Jenna, Zoe and nephews: Kenneth, Ryan and Matthew. He taught them so many things that they will take with them their whole lives. A large circle of aunts, uncles, extended family and friends, also a group of very special caregivers are in mourning today. He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Daisy Chynn; grandparents, Prudence and George Chynn, Harriet and John Wight. For those of you who live with Cerebral Palsy, or love someone with this disease, you know what courage and strength it must have taken for Chris to reach the age of 47 years. He faced each challenge with a smile and a fierce determination that helped him live long after 15 years of age. Friends may visit Parsons Funeral Home in Deer Lake on Friday, November 2, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, November 3, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow and funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church with Major Oxford officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Wight’s Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. To send condolences, visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

BATT, Wilbert Roy
Passed away as the result of a tragic motor vehicle accident at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn his devoted wife & friend of 53 years Beverley “Babs” (Fifield), seven dear children; sons Hardy (Beverley) in Appleton, William (Angie) in Frederickton, daughters Marilyn (Kerry Reid), Beverley Penney (Butch Vardy), Cindy (Chad Hussey), Jean (Bain Stratton), and Joan, all of Corner Brook; three special grandchildren (Andrew Reid, Heather Reid & Riley Chaulk); only brother Hardy Miles (Bridget) of Lewisporte, sisters-in-law Ruby Hardy, Gloria Fifield (ex-husband Lew Murphy), Lena Anderson, and a large circle of friends and relatives. Wilbert was predeceased by brothers-in-law John Hardy, Max Anderson & son-in-law Calvin Penney. Wilbert was best known for his love of the outdoors, salmon fishing and hunting with his family and long time friend Martin Humber. Granting Wilbert’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A private family service will take place in Corner Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Children's Wish Foundation, or to the charity of one’s choice.

PICCOTT, Harriett Eva
Cartyville, NL
July 13, 1911 - October 31, 2007

It is with great sorrow that the family of the Late Harriett Piccott announce her passing at The Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, October 31st in her 97th year. She was predeceased by her loving husband James, infant son Robert and son Bronzan. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted family: daughter: Jane Pieroway and husband John of McKays; sons: Arthur and friend Matilda of Robinsons; Freeman and Isabel of Heatherton, George and Nicole, Roy and Sharon of St. David’s; daughter-in-law: Emma of St. David’s; brother: George Matchem and sister-in-law Elvina; sisters: Elizabeth Harvey and Marion Gilliam both of Stephenville; 24 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may visit St. George’s Anglican Church in Robinsons on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. From where the funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Karen Laldin officiating with Internment to follow in St. George’s Anglican Cemetery, Robinsons. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. George’s Anglican Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

PERRY, Beatrice Lillian
Toronto, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

Passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Bridgepoint Health Centre, Toronto, ON, Beatrice Perry, on Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by her children: Bernice (Wallace) Williams, Irene Verven, Elmo (Lillian) Perry, Sadie (Bernie) Gallant, Jean Perry, Linda (Bruce) Hay, Lloyd Perry, Archie (Charlene) Perry, Clarice (Morris) Marshall, Daphne (John) Yetman, Sandra (Patrick) Hail and Rick Perry, as well as her 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Survived by her brother: Fred Howse. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley Perry and two grandsons. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street. Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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
Her gentle soul is now resting in the arms of the Saviour.
We miss you.

JESSO, Priscilla Mary (nee MARCH)
Marche’s Point, NL
March 22, 1949 - October 29, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Priscilla Jesso announce her passing at The Health Science Centre in St. John’s on October 29th at the age of 58 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband James, Marche’s Point; sons: Aubrey (Jessica) and Claude (Joyce), Toronto; mother: Loretta March; grandchildren: Cheyenne Jesso, Navada Jesso, Nash Jesso, Page Benoit, Ansolum Rowe, Johathan Barry; brothers: Aubrey, Henry, Mark (Sherry), Herman (Theresa); sisters: Regina (Conrad) Benoit, Margaret (George) Wells, Juanita (Carl) Richards, Cadie (Harvey) Benoit, and Delores Stuckless as well as other family and friends. She was predeceased by her father Edward March; son Oswald; sister Pauline Benoit; brother: Simon. Friends may visit Faith United Pentecostal Church, York St., Stephenville on Thursday 6 - 9 p.m. From where the funeral service will take place on Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Locke officiating. Cremation will take place following the service with internment on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. in Our Lady of the Cape Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marche’s Point. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

MULLINS, Irene Mary
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of Cape Ray)
December 23, 1927 - October 31, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Irene Mullins announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, October 31st at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Everett Boyle; son: Robert; daughter-in-law: Loriann Mullins; grandchildren: Jennifer, Robin, Sara, Corey, Jolanda; great-grandchildren: Kirstyn, Brennan, 11 sisters, 2 brothers as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son William. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West St., Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m. and St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Cape Ray on Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Evelyn Smith officiating. Internment will follow in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cemetery, Cape Ray. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, November 3, 2007

DEATHS

PINSENT, Harold Lindbergh
Stephenville, NL
Dec 1, 1928 - Nov 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Harold L. Pinsent announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the age of 78 years. Leaving with fond and loving memories his wife of 49 years Joan (nee: Stratton); daughter Karen (David Houston); son: Brent (Edith); treasured grandchildren: Rebecca, Felicity, Ariana; sister: Mary (Len) Harvey; sisters-in-law: Viola Pinsent, Susie Pinsent; special niece: Louise LeGrow; precious puppy: Lola as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Willis and Florence; brothers: Gordon, Edgar, Douglas, Nathan, Cyril, Scott; sister: Hallie Bennett. Family will be recieving friends and relatives on Sunday, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at First United Church, St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, November 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Kathryn Eddy officiating. Cremation will follow service at Humber Valley Crematorium with a private burial at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John’s. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home Stephenville Crossing.

MULLINS, Irene Mary
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of Cape Ray)
December 23, 1927 - October 31, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Irene Mullins announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Wednesday, October 31st at the age of 79 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Everett Boyle; son: Robert; daughter-in-law: Loriann Mullins; grandchildren: Jennifer, Robin, Sara, Corey, Jolanda; great-grandchildren: Kirstyn, Brennan, 11 sisters, 2 brothers as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son William. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West St., Stephenville Crossing on Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m. and St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Cape Ray on Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Evelyn Smith officiating. Internment will follow in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cemetery, Cape Ray. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BATT, Wilbert Roy
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Wednesday, October 31st, 2007 as the result of a tragic motor vehicle accident at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn his devoted wife and friend of 53 years Beverley "Babs" (Fifield), seven dear children: sons Hardy (Beverley) in Appleton, William (Angie) in Frederickton, daughters Marilyn (Kerry Reid), Beverley Penney (Butch Vardy), Cindy (Chad Hussey), Jean (Bain Stratton), and Joan, all of Corner Brook; three special grandchildren (Andrew Reid, Heather Reid and Riley Chaulk); only brother Hardy Miles (Bridget) of Lewisporte, sisters-in-law: Ruby Hardy, Gloria Fifield (ex-husband Lew Murphy), Lena Anderson, and a large circle of friends and relatives. Wilbert was predeceased by brothers-in-law John Hardy, Max Anderson & son-in-law Calvin Penney. Wilbert was best known for his love of the outdoors, salmon fishing and hunting with his family and long time friend Martin Humber. Granting Wilbert’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A private family service will take place in Corner Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Children’s Wish Foundation, or 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

PARSONS, Nelson
Woody Point, NL
May 26, 1936 - November 1, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of Nelson Parsons announces his sudden passing on November 1st at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are beloved wife Margaret; father-in-law Daniel Snooks; daughters Millicent Abbott (Wayne), Marilyn (Keith) Reid, Marie (Clarence) Stone, Arlene Schuhmann (Jeff); son Randy (Natalie) Parsons; grandchildren, Melanie, Mandy, Marco, Jennifer, Michael, Robin, Kimberly, Andrea, Andrew, Paula, Kaitlyn and Nicholas as well as seven great-grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Also leaving to mourn are brothers, Fred, Roger (Rowena), Terry (Barb), sister Dorothy and sister-in-law Florence. Nelson was predeceased by nephew David; brother George; parents Fred and Mahalla and mother-in-law, Ann Snooks. Visitation will take place on Saturday, November 3rd, 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at St. Andrew’s United Church, Woody Point from where the funeral service will take place on Sunday November 4th at 2 PM with Rev. Snow officiating, Interment to follow at St. Andrew’s United Cemetery. Flowers are graciously accepted or a donation may be made to any charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Deer Lake. Condolences or messages to the family may be sent through our website www.fillatre.ca

BRYANT, Minnie Ideala Frances (nee GOULDING)
Deer Lake
Dec. 6th, 1918 - Nov. 2nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Minnie Bryant announce her passing on Friday, November 2nd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 88th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving children, sons: Augustus (Doreen), William (Ruby), Clyde (Loretta), Eric (Patsy) and Murray (Brenda); daughters: Joan Brumsey, Mildred (Reginald) Turner, Lillian Hynes, Jean Bryant, Ruby (Gerald) Lodge, Elizabeth Leblanc and Marie (Patrick) Smith; 39 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Lillian, Rowena, Oreilla, Daphne and Edith and brother John; her special neighbours Mike and Rhoda Curtis; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Augustus, son Jimmy, parents Edwin and Isabelle; sons-in-law John Hynes and Sebastian Brumsey. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake today, Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Anglican Church Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. To send messages of condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
Forever in our Hearts

PERRY, Beatrice Lillian
Toronto, Ontario
(Formerly of Corner Brook, NL)

Passed away peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Bridgepoint Health Centre, Toronto, ON, Beatrice Perry, on Tuesday, October 30th, 2007 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by her children: Bernice (Wallace) Williams, Irene Verven, Elmo (Lillian) Perry, Sadie (Bernie) Gallant, Jean Perry, Linda (Bruce) Hay, David Perry, Archie (Charlene) Perry, Lloyd Perry, Clarice (Morris) Marshall, Daphne (John) Yetman, Sandra (Patrick) Hail and Rick Perry, as well as her 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Survived by her brother: Fred Howse. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley Perry and two grandsons. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street. Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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
Her gentle soul is now resting in the arms of the Saviour. We miss you.

CHYNN, Christopher John
Deer Lake, NL
December 27, 1959 -October 31, 2007

It is with deep heartache that we announce the passing of our brother, Christopher (Chrissy) John Chynn on Wednesday at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 47. He leaves to mourn with cherished and loving memories: his sister, Sharon (Albert) Anstey, Deer Lake, with whom he resided; his brothers: Barry (Joanne) Chynn, Timberlea, NS and Tony (Charlene) Chynn, Stephenville, NL. He will be missed by his nieces: Katie, Jenna, Zoe and nephews: Kenneth, Ryan and Matthew. He taught them so many things that they will take with them their whole lives. A large circle of aunts, uncles, extended family and friends, also a group of very special caregivers are in mourning today. He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Daisy Chynn; grandparents, Prudence and George Chynn, Harriet and John Wight. For those of you who live with Cerebral Palsy, or love someone with this disease, you know what courage and strength it must have taken for Chris to reach the age of 47 years. He faced each challenge with a smile and a fierce determination that helped him live long after 15 years of age. Friends may visit Parsons Funeral Home in Deer Lake on Friday, November 2, 2007 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, November 3, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation to follow and funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church with Major Oxford officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Wight’s Road. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake. To send condolences, visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
Forever In Our Hearts

PENNEY, David Bernard
Brampton, ON
Sept. 25, 1949 - Nov. 3, 2007

It is with sadness that the family of the late David Penney announce his passing at Brampton Civic Hospital in Ontario on November 3, 2007 at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with loving memories: his wife of 32 years, Eileen; sons: Jody and Justin; brothers, sisters and spouses: Gus (Ethel), Theresa Vigneault, Terry (Ann), Jack (Janice), Monica (Phonse), Bill (Mercedes) and Joan (Carl); also numerous nieces and nephews, all of United States and Canada, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father and mother, John and Margaret Penney; sister, Roxanne Penney; and brother, Gerard Penney. His body was cremated by Scott’s Mortuary in Brampton, ON.
(Date posted: 01/12/08)


Monday, November 5, 2007

DEATHS

PINSENT, Harold Lindbergh
Stephenville, NL
Dec 1, 1928 - Nov 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Harold L. Pinsent announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the age of 78 years. Leaving with fond and loving memories his wife of 49 years Joan (nee: Stratton); daughter Karen (David Houston); son: Brent (Edith); treasured grandchildren: Rebecca, Felicity, Ariana; sister: Mary (Len) Harvey; sisters-in-law: Viola Pinsent, Susie Pinsent; special niece: Louise LeGrow; precious puppy: Lola as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Willis and Florence; brothers: Gordon, Edgar, Douglas, Nathan, Cyril, Scott; sister: Hallie Bennett. Family will be recieving friends and relatives on Sunday, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at First United Church, St. Clare Avenue in Stephenville from where the funeral service will take place on Monday, November 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Kathryn Eddy officiating. Cremation will follow service at Humber Valley Crematorium with a private burial at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Daffodil Place, St. John’s. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home Stephenville Crossing.

WENTZELL, Olga Regina (Nee HOUSE)
Daniels Harbour
May 18th, 1925 - Nov 2nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olga Regina Wentzell announce her passing on Friday, November 2nd, 2007 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her children, Brian (Gloria), Carson (Sarah), Dawson (Bethany) and Lexy (Steve). Her grandchildren Corey (Kim), Monte (Tammy), Kirby (Joan), Lalena, Borden, Jessica and Daniel, great-grandchildren Lance, Calie, Shoni, Dani, Chris, Stephen, Kirsten, Kaitlyn and Lauren. Her brother Guy (Vera) and sister-in-law Elsie. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and extended family. She was predeceased by her husband Steadman in 1986, parents Freeman and Ada House, sisters Olive and Marion, brothers Rex and Carl, brothers-in-law Bill and Issac and sister-in-law Delilah. Visitation took place from the Church of the Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniels Harbour on Saturday evening and Sunday where also the funeral will take place on Monday at 2pm with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. To sign the guestbook or send condolences visit www.ParsonsFuneralHome.com
“Forever in Our Hearts”

GREEN, Sarah Jane
Stephenville Crossing, NL
(Formerly of Burgeo)
Feb 2, 1934 - Nov 2, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Sarah J. Green (nee: Strickland) announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the age of 73 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 54 years Lester; children: Freeman (Marion), Clarenville, Roy (Mildred), Iqaluit, Ray (Betty), St. Lucia, Dolores (Glen) March, Edmonton, Gary (Dianne), St. John’s; sisters: Florence, Elizabeth, Laura; brother: Freeman; 13 grandchildren 5 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Ernest and Dora Strickland; son Claude; daughter Elaine and sister Francis. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Saturday 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. and St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo on Sunday beginning at 3:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Karen Laldin officiating. Internment will follow the service in the Community Cemetery, Burgeo. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Tuesday, November 6, 2007

DEATH

COLFORD, Margaret Phoebe (nee Hamlyn)
Corner Brook, NL
July 1, 1916 - November 4, 2007

Margaret passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 4th, 2007 at the age of 91. She will be forever remembered by her son Bill; daughters and sons-in-law: Catherine (Douglas) Sweeney, Trenton, Ontario; Edna (Jerry) Valk, London, Ontario; Mary (Dave) Sheppard, Pasadena, NL; Barbara (Larry) Connors, Massey Drive, NL; grandchildren: Kathy, Debbie, Paul, Jennifer, Bill, Barbie, Sharon, Sheryl, 14 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Dorothy Hamlyn and special lifelong friend Loretta English as well six nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael, parents William and Louise Hamlyn, sisters Gertrude White, Louise Dodd, brother Frank Hamlyn, nephew Mickey White, nieces Charlotte and Sandra Dodd, brothers-in-law Stan White and Art Dodd. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. We will celebrate mom’s life at a Mass of Christian Burial which will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 10:30 AM from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church. Interment will take place in Grand Falls-Windsor. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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


Wednesday, November 7, 2007

DEATHS

MURPHY, Gertrude Agnes
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude Murphy announce her passing on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 93 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving her 5 daughters: Pat (Dave) Dort, Dieppe, NB, Mary (Bill) Godwin, Ottawa, Ont., Trudy (Gilles) Dupére,, Bourget, Ont., Sheila (Brian) Welch, Peterborough, Ont. and Theresa (John) Kennedy, Pasadena; 2 sons: John (Margaret) Murphy and James (Marion) Murphy, both of Corner Brook; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchildren, 1 sister Sheila Hawco, Stephenville. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John, parents Thomas and Clara Dunne, 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s on Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 9th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request donations may be made to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GAUDON, Madonna Cecilia
Port au Port East, NL
January 11, 1935 - November 5, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Madonna Gaudon, daughter of Alice and Ronald McDonald announce her peaceful passing on Monday, November 5, 2007 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing. She will be sadly missed by the love of her life, Gregory Gaudon; four children: Cathy (Joe) McCarthy, Clint (Joan) Gaudon, Sonya (John) Dalton and Christine (Mike) Gaudon; eleven treasured grandchildren: Warren, Brandy, Ryan, Brendan, Sherry, Maura, Jessica, Brendan, Kevin, Sean and Brenna; sisters: Bonnie (Roy) Gaudon, Ellen (John) Heffler; sisters-in-law: Belle, Rita and Martha McDonald; brothers: Aloysius McDonald, Mick (Nancy) McDonald, Ronnie (Marg) McDonald, Andy (Barbara) McDonald, Bob (Mary) McDonald and brother-in-law Dino Tagliapietra. A large number of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Predeceased by her sister Marguerite Duffy, brother-in-law James Duffy and sister Marie Tagliapietra, sister-in-law Bella McDonald, brothers: Ted, Richard and Jim McDonald. Madonna was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She was a school teacher, who loved to travel with her loving husband, Madonna had a strong faith in God. Music therapy helped her throughout her illness and Elvis was her favourite performer. A special thanks to all the staff (especially Lisa, Sharon and Karen) of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, who took special care of Madonna, and made her feel loved and part of the family. Also, thanks to Dr. Porter and all the nursing staff and physicians involved in her care. Family and friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday, November 8th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at the Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East on Friday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre.
WE LOVE YOU MOM, may you rest in peace in the arms of Saine Anne.

COLFORD, Margaret Phoebe (nee Hamlyn)
Corner Brook, NL
July 1, 1916 - November 4, 2007

Margaret passed away peacefully at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 4th, 2007 at the age of 91. She will be forever remembered by her son Bill; daughters and sons-in-law: Catherine (Douglas) Sweeney, Trenton, Ontario; Edna (Jerry) Valk, London, Ontario; Mary (Dave) Sheppard, Pasadena, NL; Barbara (Larry) Connors, Massey Drive, NL; grandchildren: Kathy, Debbie, Paul, Jennifer, Bill, Barbie, Sharon, Sheryl, 14 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Dorothy Hamlyn and special lifelong friend Loretta English as well six nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael, parents William and Louise Hamlyn, sisters Gertrude White, Louise Dodd, brother Frank Hamlyn, nephew Mickey White, nieces Charlotte and Sandra Dodd, brothers-in-law Stan White and Art Dodd. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. We will celebrate mom’s life at a Mass of Christian Burial which will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 10:30 AM from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church. Interment will take place in Grand Falls-Windsor. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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

BONIA, Sylvia Mary
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Mary Bonia announce her passing on Monday, November 5th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her two sons: Peter (Marie), Little Harbour and Brendan, Pasadena; daughter Mary (Daniel) Robertson, Steady Brook; grandchildren: Steven (Michelle) Hansen, Michelle (Mike) McLeod, Diana and Nicole Robertson, great-grandchildren: Hunter, Georgia, Scott, Matthew and Heather, sister-in-law Eva Eldridge, Halfway Point. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stanley, 1994, son Gerard, 1988, parents George and Winnifred Eldridge, brothers Fred and Cyril Eldridge. Friends may visit Holy Rosary Family Parish, Pasadena on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 10:30 AM with Father Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, November 8, 2007

DEATHS

KENDALL, CPL. BRIAN JOSEPH
St. Teresa's, NL
June 30, 1979 - November 3, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Cpl. Brian J. Kendall announce his sudden passing in Fredericton, NB on November 3rd at the age of 28 years. A loving husband, father, and son leaves to mourn his wife Michelle, sons Logan age 3 years and Carter age 3 weeks; father Marcel Cormier, mother Eileen Kendall, sister Marley Kendall; grandparents: Eva Kendell, Yvonne and Edward Cormier; parents-in-law: Melvin and Susan McDonald, sister-in-law Katelyn McDonald as well as many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfather Harry Dove. Cpl. Brian J. Kendall was stationed at CFB Gagetown as a member of the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment. Cpl. Kendall had just returned from his 6 month tour of duty in Afghanistan. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, November 9, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Flat Bay with Father Gerard Patry officiating with interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Teresa’s. A reception will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion in St. George’s. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

SAMMS, LEWIS CLIFFORD
Deer Lake
Sept. 6th, 1928 - Nov. 6th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lewis Clifford Samms announce his passing on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 79th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving partner Shirley; his children: Randy (Marlene), Terry, Howard and Diane (Gary) Rogers; his grandchildren: Donald, Angela, Steven, Travis, Justin, Crystal and Chantel; his great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Randell, and Damian; two brothers: Wilson (Camille) and Calvin (Patsy); six sisters: Georgina Yates, Beryl Johnson, Eleanor King, Mary (Jack) Legge, Hope (Robert) Allen and Alma (Claude) Clarke. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Lillian Samms. Visitation will take place from the Pentecostal Church in Howley today, Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also the funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. Interment will take place at a later date. To sign the guest book or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever In Our Hearts”

KEOUGH, CHARLES PATRICK
Parson’s Pond, NL
Sept. 10th, 1939 - Nov. 6th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles Patrick Keough announce his passing after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, November 6th at the age of 68 years with his family at his side. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Marguerite of 40 years; his daughters: Kelli (Lance) Keough, Jill Keough; his sons: Harold (Karen) and Darren; nine treasured grandchildren: D.J., Brittany, Nikola, Cierra, Winter, Caleb, April, Christopher and Tia; one precious great-grandchild Oliva; brothers: Ralph (Gladys), Joe (Alice); sisters: Genevieve Moss, Grace (Cyril) French, Betty (Winston) Pear, Nora (Freeman) Biggin, Marjorie (Kenneth) Foster and Gail (Jarvis) Payne; his mother-in-law Francis Bennett; brother-in-law Al (Linda) Bennett; sisters-in-law: Lillian (Frazer) Keough, Vera (Don) Hatcher, Genny (Doug) Holloway, Grace (Russ) Drover, Gloria Bennett, Donna (Glen) King. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Nicholas and Ella Keough, brother Edward, father-in-law George Bennett, brothers-in-law: Harvey Moss and Wayne Hatcher. Flowers and/or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Visitation will take place at the Roman Catholic Church in Parson’s Pond today, Thursday where also the funeral service will take place on Friday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. with Fr. Joe Kelly officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
“Forever In Our Hearts”

BONIA, SYLVIA MARY
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Mary Bonia announce her passing on Monday, November 5th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her two sons: Peter (Marie), Little Harbour and Brendan, Pasadena; daughter Mary (Daniel) Robertson, Steady Brook; grandchildren: Steven (Michelle) Hansen, Michelle (Mike) McLeod, Diana and Nicole Robertson, great-grandchildren: Hunter, Georgia, Scott, Matthew and Heather, sister-in-law Eva Eldridge, Halfway Point. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Stanley, 1994, son Gerard, 1988, parents George and Winnifred Eldridge, brothers Fred and Cyril Eldridge. Friends may visit Holy Rosary Family Parish, Pasadena on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 8th at 10:30 AM with Father Gordon Grace officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MURPHY, GERTRUDE AGNES
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gertrude Murphy announce her passing on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook at the age of 93 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving her 5 daughters: Pat (Dave) Dort, Dieppe, NB, Mary (Bill) Godwin, Ottawa, Ont., Trudy (Gilles) Dupére, Bourget, Ont., Sheila (Brian) Welch, Peterborough, Ont. and Theresa (John) Kennedy, Pasadena; 2 sons: John (Margaret) Murphy and James (Marion) Murphy, both of Corner Brook; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchildren, 1 sister Sheila Hawco, Stephenville. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John, parents Thomas and Clara Dunne, 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s on Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 9th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Edwin Gale officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request donations may be made to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TODE, INGRID WERA
Nov. 11, 1909 - Sept. 12, 2007

Passed peacefully away, Ingrid Tode, at The Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John’s. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. To celebrate Ingrid’s life, her son, Wolf Tode, and daughter, Heddy Peddle, will host a reception in Corner Brook on Saturday, November 10, 2007, at 11:30 a.m., at the Glynmill Inn. Inurnment at Mount Patricia Cemetery will follow at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ingrid’s name to a charity of your choice.


Friday, November 9, 2007

DEATHS

FIANDER, MARJORIE EDNA
Corner Brook, NL
1930 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Edna Fiander announce her passing on Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter: Marilyn (Jon Martin) Royrbotn, Norway; son: Gary (Connie) Fiander, Corner Brook; three special grandchildren: Andrew Hiscock (Heather Legge), St. John’s, Devin Hiscock, St. John’s and Kenneth Scott Fiander, Corner Brook; brothers and sisters: George (Joyce) Gilbert, Ethel (Roy) Randell, Clarence (Rhoda) Gilbert, Max (Genova) Gilbert, Violet Gilbert, all of Corner Brook, John (Marie) Gilbert, River of Ponds and Ivy (Joe) Roberts, Badger, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Fiander, February 12, 2007. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to 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

TODE, INGRID WERA
Nov. 11, 1909 - Sept. 12, 2007

Passed peacefully away, Ingrid Tode, at The Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John’s. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. To celebrate Ingrid’s life, her son, Wolf Tode, and daughter, Heddy Peddle, will host a reception in Corner Brook on Saturday, November 10, 2007, at 11:30 a.m., at the Glynmill Inn. Inurnment at Mount Patricia Cemetery will follow at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ingrid’s name to a charity of your choice.

LUNDRIGAN, SHIRLEY MAY
Corner Brook, NL
1929 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Lundrigan announce her passing on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband Harold; three daughters: Shara (Edward) Roche, London, ON, Susan (Bill) English, Sydney, NS, and Barbara Lundrigan (Frank), Cornwall, ON; two sons: Jim (Ivy) St. John’s and John (Raye), Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren: Emily (Al) Snively, Mary, John, Martin, Naomi, Ann Shirley, David and Terrance Roche, Ned, Maggie and Hal English, Angela (Randy) Seaward, Samantha, Kaitlyn and Susan Lundrigan; three great grandchildren: Grace, Violet and Lily Snively; brothers: Bill (Marina) Martin and John (Mimie) Martin, Corner Brook; sister: Barbara (Gerry) Bartlett, Corner Brook; brother-in-law: Tom Lundrigan (Peggy); sisters-in-law: Eva Jennings, Evelyn (Roy) Brown, Mary (Reginald) Finn, Ruby (John) Gullage, Jean (Russell) Wilson, Josephine (William) Kennedy, Effie (Ralph) Humble and Ida Lundrigan; former daughter-in-law: Debbie Lundrigan (Bill Thornhill), as well as large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Edward and Gertrude Martin; brothers-in-law: Arthur and Maxwell Lundrigan and Frank Jennings; sisters-in-law: Enid and Edith Lundrigan. Granting her wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. A Service of celebration will be held on Sunday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, November 10, 2007

DEATHS

PIKE, DOMINIC SKYLOR
6 weeks, 2 days

Passed peacefully away on November 8, 2007 at the Janeway Hospital. He will be forever remembered as our little angel, by loving parents, Joshua Pike (Pasadena, NL) and Melissa Osmond (Port aux Basques). Will always be cherished and loved by grandparents: Carl & Aileen Pike and Thomas & Madonna Osmond; uncles: Justin Pike and Travis Osmond; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Sunday, November 11, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 12, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family guestbook can be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
“Was a blessing and joy every day of our life.”

LUNDRIGAN, SHIRLEY MAY
Corner Brook, NL
1929 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Lundrigan announce her passing on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband Harold; three daughters: Shara (Edward) Roche, London, ON, Susan (Bill) English, Sydney, NS, and Barbara Lundrigan (Frank), Cornwall, ON; two sons: Jim (Ivy) St. John’s and John (Raye), Corner Brook; 15 grandchildren: Emily (Al) Snively, Mary, John, Martin, Naomi, Ann Shirley, David and Terrance Roche, Ned, Maggie and Hal English, Angela (Randy) Seaward, Samantha, Kaitlyn and Susan Lundrigan; three great grandchildren: Grace, Violet and Lily Snively; brothers: Bill (Marina) Martin and John (Mimie) Martin, Corner Brook; sister: Barbara (Gerry) Bartlett, Corner Brook; brother-in-law: Tom Lundrigan (Peggy); sisters-in-law: Eva Jennings, Evelyn (Roy) Brown, Mary (Reginald) Finn, Ruby (John) Gullage, Jean (Russell) Wilson, Josephine (William) Kennedy, Effie (Ralph) Humble and Ida Lundrigan; former daughter-in-law: Debbie Lundrigan (Bill Thornhill), as well as large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents: Edward and Gertrude Martin; brothers-in-law: Arthur, Maxwell and William Lundrigan and Frank Jennings; sisters-in-law: Enid and Edith Lundrigan. Granting her wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. A Service of celebration will be held on Sunday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

FIANDER, MARJORIE EDNA
Corner Brook, NL
1930 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marjorie Edna Fiander announce her passing on Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: daughter: Marilyn (Jon Martin) Royrbotn, Norway; son: Gary (Connie) Fiander, Corner Brook; three special grandchildren: Andrew Hiscock (Heather Legge), St. John’s, Devin Hiscock, St. John’s and Kenneth Scott Fiander, Corner Brook; brothers and sisters: George (Joyce) Gilbert, Ethel (Roy) Randell, Clarence (Rhoda) Gilbert, Max (Genova) Gilbert, Violet Gilbert, all of Corner Brook, John (Marie) Gilbert, River of Ponds and Ivy (Joe) Roberts, Badger, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Fiander, February 12, 2007. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Friday 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to 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

WHEELER, TRINA LYNN
Calgary, AB
(formerly of Corner Brook, NL)
January 31, 1976 - November 6, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Trina Lynn Wheeler, beloved wife of David Diamond and loving mother of her special angel, Mariam, announces her passing on November 6, 2007 at the age of 31 years at her home in Calgary, AB, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Trina will be forever remembered by her loving family: parents, Frank and Patsy Wheeler; sisters: Vicki Wheeler (Gerard Lowe) and Alison (Dave) O’Brien; nieces: Kirsten Power and Grace O’Brien; and nephew, Kyle Power. Trina also leaves to mourn: grandparents, Albert & Annie Wheeler and Ralph & Dossie Pennell; father-in-law, Bob Diamond and partner, Sandra Atkinson; sister-in-law, Kathy Diamond (Dave Jenniex); special friends, Larry & Barb Connors; her beloved cats: Iris and Gideon; as well as a large circle of family and friends. Trina was predeceased by her mother-in-law, Mary Diamond. Trina was a social worker and the special personal qualities that she brought to her profession touched the lives of many and she will be forever remembered by her colleagues. A memorial service to honor and pay tribute to Trina’s life will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 from 6-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Trina’s memory that will be used to create an educational fund for her daughter, Mariam. The family guestbook can be signed by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
“Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.”

HUSSEY, MELVIN
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Melvin G. Hussey announce his tragic passing as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 at the age of 56 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are their three sons: Melvin Jr. (Kerri-Ann Preshyon), Curling, Jason (Nella), Burlington, ON and Jeffery, Grand Prairie, AB; daughter: Trudy (Joseph Brake), Vancouver, BC; five grandchildren: Cassandra, Courtney, Casey, Jason and Theiva; father, Mr. Lloyd Hussey Sr.; brothers: Lloyd Jr., Earle (Mary), Murray (Debbie), John, Darrell (Cindy) and Brad (Cathy); four sisters: Verna (Bud) White, Marina Hussey, Judy Hussey and Annette Hussey; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his mother Muriel in 1988. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday, 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, November 12th at 10:30 A.M. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling. Father Don Leonard and Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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

HUSSEY, MARY (nee GRIFFIN)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary P. Hussey announce her tragic passing as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, November 8th, 2007 at the age of 53 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are their three sons: Melvin Jr. (Kerri-Ann Preshyon), Curling, Jason (Nella), Burlington, ON and Jeffery, Grand Prairie, AB; daughter: Trudy (Joseph Brake), Vancouver, BC; five grandchildren: Cassandra, Courtney, Casey, Jason and Theiva; brothers: Ed (Wan) Griffin, Ron (Wanda) Griffin; sisters: Lucy (Tom) Boland and Josephine Perret, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Ronald, 1965 and Gertrude, 2002. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday, 7-9:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, November 12th at 10:30 A.M. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling. Father Don Leonard and Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, 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


Monday, November 12, 2007

The Western Star did not publish today in observance of Remembrance Day, November 11, 2007. All offices were closed and will reopen on Tuesday, November 12.


Tuesday, November 13, 2007

DEATHS

BEHRENS, ELIZABETH (BETTIE)
Corner Brook, NL
1917 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth (Bettie) Behrens announce her passing on Saturday, November 10th, 2007 at her family residence, Corner Brook at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Elizabeth Behrens, sister Mary (Mollie) Ryerson, brother and sister-in-law Viggo and Songa Behrens, nieces and nephews: Terri Thomas, Paula Ryerson, Eva Fgalldal, Rofv Behrens, Victor Behrens and Sissel Behrens Masoval. As well as many other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Vilhelm Behrens. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 13th at 10:30 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Father Ambrose Hynes officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PAYNE, DAVID
Cox’s Cove, NL
October 21, 1947 - November 10, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dave Payne announce his passing on Saturday, November 10th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his eight sisters: Dinah Brake (Charles), Meadows, Bernice Whalen, Pasadena, Mirly Banks (Foster), Gillams, Dulcie Sheppard (Frank), Cox’s Cove, Rosalind Hillier (Clyde), Cox’s Cove, Sharon Osmond (Spencer), Devon, AB, Thelma Cook (Roy), Sarnia, ON and Veda Brake (Randy), Meadows; sisters-in-law: Edna Payne, Cox’s Cove, Olga Payne, Cox’s Cove; aunts: Hannah Clarke, Cox’s Cove and Nina Baldwin, Cox’s Cove; uncle: Bert Baldwin, O’Connell Centre; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by mother, Frances; father, John Albert; brothers: Ulric and John; sisters: Jenny, Judy, Stella, Deliliah and Naomi; brothers-in-law: Noble Wells and Charles Whalen; grandparents: Samuel and Dinah Payne and Naaman and Caroline Snooks. Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church, Cox’s Cove beginning Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 13th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
The God of the Mountain is still God of the Valley!

PEDDLE, HELEN FLORENCE
Corner Brook, NL
August 28th, 1923 - November 12th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Peddle announce her passing on Monday, November 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Lorne (Emily), granddaughter Stephanie, brother Harold (Vera) Martin. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jim, parents John and Emma Martin, brothers Joseph and Allan, sister Tamar. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Wednesday 10-12 Noon. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 14th at 2:00 PM from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with the Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gracious accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SCOTT, GAIL
Irishtown, NL
July 23rd, 1966 - November 12th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gail Scott announce her passing on Monday, November 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 41 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Gary Scott, mother Marjorie Kettle, Port aux Basques, sister Glenda Kettle (Ben Sheppard), Pasadena, father Raymond Kettle, Harbour Breton, grandmother Mary (Nellie) Kettle, Port aux Basques, mother-in-law Velma Scott, Ramea, brother-in-law Calvin (Frances) Scott, Ramea, nephews: David (Laura) Scott, Arnold’s Cove and Michael Scott, Ramea. As well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and colleagues. She was predeceased by her grandmother Marjorie (Charlie) Hodder, grandfathers Frederick Walters and Benjamin Kettle, father-in-law Thomas E. Scott. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 15th at 2:00 PM from All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Intensive Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TOBIN Sr, MICHAEL
Acadian Village
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Micheal Tobin Sr. announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday November 12th at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his four sons Michael Tobin (Leona Mitchell) of Stephenville, Kevin Tobin (Sherry Oliver) of Conception Bay South, Eugene (Marjorie) Tobin of Corner Brook, Walter Tobin of Fredericton, New Brunswick; two daughters: Margaret Rose Tobin (Nick Tassone) of Mississauga, Ontario, Annette (James) Thibeau of Stephenville, one brother, Kevin (Bridget) Tobin of Patrick’s Cove, Placentia Bay, Catherine (Fintan) Marche of New Brunswick, 11 grandchildren and a large circel of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ellen (Nellie) Tobin in 1993 and his four brothers Frank, Brendan, Gerard, Leonard and two sisters, Madeline and Lena. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Thursday November 15th at 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street Stephenville with interment to follow in the Badger Community Cemetary, Badger. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

ALEXANDER, EMMANUEL
Deer Lake, NL
Nov. 2nd 1915 - Nov. 11th 2007

It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to Emmanuel Alexander, who passed away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday November 11th in his 92nd year. He will be sadly missed by his two sisters in law, Mrs. Mae Alexander and Mrs. Jenny Alexander as well as a large number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. All his brothers and sisters predeceased him. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm today, Tuesday November 13th 2007. The funeral mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, November 14th 2007 at 10:30 am from the Roman Catholic Church in Deer Lake with Father Aidan Devine officiating with interment to follow at the church cemetary in Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are confidently assigned to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
“Forever in our Hearts”


Wednesday, November 14, 2007

DEATHS

HOUSE, Elsie May
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Bellburns)
1909 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie May House announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook on Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 in her 99th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Colin (Marjorie) Bennett, Corner Brook, Janet (Tom) Wortman, Dartmouth, NS, Con (Doreen) House, Corner Brook and Norma House, Massey Drive; step-children: Henry (Edith) House, Cow Head, Ron (Margaret) House, Corner Brook, Roy (Mariam) House, Bellburns, Manuel (Sylvia) House, Bellburns and Emma (Bill) Dawe, Corner Brook; 31 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Hannah Guinchard, Norris Point; brothers: Leonard (Blanche) Biggin, Daniel’s Harbour and Con Biggin, Daniel’s Harbour, sister-in-law Ivy House, River of Ponds. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands James Bennett, 1935, William House, 1979, son Adrian Bennett, 2007, step-granddaughter Nancy Reid and step-grandson Todd House. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue, Corner Brook on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Visitation will continue at St. Aiden’s Anglican Church, Bellburns on Thursday beginning at 2:00 PM from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16th at 2:00 PM with Bishop Leonard Whitten officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PEDDLE, HELEN FLORENCE
Corner Brook, NL
Aug 28th, 1923 - Nov 12th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helen Peddle announce her passing on Monday, November 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Lorne (Emily), granddaughter Stephanie, brother Harold (Vera) Martin. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Jim, parents John and Emma Martin, brothers Joseph and Allan, sister Tamar. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and Wednesday 10-12 Noon. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 14th at 2:00 PM from St. John the Evangelist Anglican Cathedral, Main Street with the Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers gracious accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SCOTT, GAIL
Irishtown, NL
July 23rd, 1966 - Nov 12th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gail Scott announce her passing on Monday, November 12th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 41 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Gary Scott, mother Marjorie Kettle, Port aux Basques, sister Glenda Kettle (Ben Sheppard), Pasadena, father Raymond Kettle, Harbour Breton, grandmother Mary (Nellie) Kettle, Port aux Basques, mother-in-law Velma Scott, Ramea, brother-in-law Calvin (Frances) Scott, Ramea, nephews: David (Laura) Scott, Arnold’s Cove and Michael Scott, Ramea. As well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and colleagues. She was predeceased by her grandmother Marjorie (Charlie) Hodder, grandfathers Frederick Walters and Benjamin Kettle, father-in-law Thomas E. Scott. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 15th at 2:00 PM from All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Nellie Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Intensive Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, November 15, 2007

DEATHS

HOUSE, ELSIE MAY
Corner Brook, NL
(Formerly of Bellburns)
1909 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elsie May House announce her passing at the Interfaith Home for Seniors, Corner Brook on Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 in her 99th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Colin (Marjorie) Bennett, Corner Brook, Janet (Tom) Wortman, Dartmouth, NS, Con (Doreen) House, Corner Brook and Norma House, Massey Drive; step-children: Henry (Edith) House, Cow Head, Ron (Margaret) House, Corner Brook, Roy (Mariam) House, Bellburns, Manuel (Sylvia) House, Bellburns and Emma (Bill) Dawe, Corner Brook; 31 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Hannah Guinchard, Norris Point; brothers: Leonard (Blanche) Biggin, Daniel’s Harbour and Con Biggin, Daniel’s Harbour, sister-in-law Ivy House, River of Ponds. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands James Bennett, 1935, William House, 1979, son Adrian Bennett, 2007, step-granddaughter Nancy Reid and step-grandson Todd House. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue, Corner Brook on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Visitation will continue at St. Aiden’s Anglican Church, Bellburns on Thursday beginning at 2:00 PM from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16th at 2:00 PM with Bishop Leonard Whitten officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca.

STUCKLESS, ISRAEL MARTIN
Pinchgut Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Israel Martin Stuckless announces his sudden passing on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Helen (Clarence), Pinchgut Lake, Jean (Cedrick Story) & Michelle (Jack Munn) all of New Brunswick; sons: David (Nancy) of Corner Brook, Sterling (Carol) of Fort McMurray, AB, and Wade (friend, Chelsie); wife, Dorothy, Botwood; sister, Jeanette Burkett of Port Colbourne, ON; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Madeline; daughter, Ivy; parents, Fred and Theresa Stuckless; sisters: Mabel and Alice; and brother, Joseph. The visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, November 15, 2007 and Friday, November 16, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive with Pastor Bessey officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

WARREN, LILLIAN
Corner Brook, NL
February 28, 1915 - November 13, 2007

Passed peacefully away at the Interfaith Home on Tuesday, November 13, 2007, Lillian Warren at the age of 92 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter, Millicent (Gordon) Legge; grandson, Tony Legge (Karen); granddaughter, Paulette (Lloyd) Evans all of Corner Brook; two great granddaughters: Melissa Legge of Fort McMurray, AB and Erica Legge of Corner Brook; sister, Violet Crossley of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law: Mildred Fudge of Hampden, Clara Fudge of Herring Neck and Lucy Warren of Herring Neck; and a large circle of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Sidney Warren. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, November 15, 2007 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon from where the funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. with Archbishop Payne officiating. Interment at Herring Neck. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BENOIT, WILFRED THOMAS
Stephenville Crossing, NL
July 9, 1924 - November 14, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Thomas Benoit announce his passing on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Wilfred Jr. (Lillian) Bennett, Bradford, ON; Janet (Donald) Batson, Labrador City; Roseanne (Bert) Grandy, Port Coquitlam, BC; Margurite (Larry) Wells, Port Coquitlam, BC; Raphael (Jenny) Bennett, Bradford, ON; Bernice (Richard) Doucette, Orangeville, ON; Jerona (Glenn) Bennett Samms, Mount Pearl, 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Theresa Bennett and daughter Mary Roberta Davis. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Friday, November 16, 2007

DEATHS

BENOIT, WILFRED THOMAS
Stephenville Crossing, NL
July 9, 1924 - November 14, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wilfred Thomas Benoit announce his passing on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Wilfred Jr. (Lillian) Bennett, Bradford, ON; Janet (Donald) Batson, Labrador City; Roseanne (Bert) Grandy, Port Coquitlam, BC; Margurite (Larry) Wells, Port Coquitlam, BC; Raphael (Jenny) Bennett, Bradford, ON; Bernice (Richard) Doucette, Orangeville, ON; Jerona (Glenn) Bennett Samms, Mount Pearl, 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Theresa Bennett and daughter Mary Roberta Davis. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

STAEBEN, KLAUS
1932 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Klaus Staeben announce his passing at his residence, Milltown, NL on Monday, November 12, 2007 at the age of 75. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Rosemary; children: Sandra (Dean Roberts), Head of Bay d’Espoir, NL, Danica (Leveson Kearley), Milltown, NL, Paul (Amamda), St. John’s, NL; six grandchildren: Ryan, Jeffery, Stephen, Leah, Ashley and Christopher; brother: Bernd (Rochelle), Corner Brook, NL; sisters: Renate (Wayne Horne), Ottawa, ON and Erika (George Keddy), Halifax, NS, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Heinrich and Renate and step mother Edith and husband Ches Sexton. Following Klaus’ wishes, cremation has taken place. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Christ Anglican Church, Milltown with Rev. Joan Antle officiating. Inurnment followed at Christ Anglican Cemetery, Milltown. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hynes’ Coast of Bays Funeral Home, St. Alban’s.


Saturday, November 17, 2007

DEATHS

GOSSE. JEAN MAY
Feb. 10, 2007 - Nov. 15, 2007
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Gosse announce her passing on Thursday, November 15th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; sister: Anne R. Gosse; brother: W. Howard Gosse, both of Deer Lake; special friends Mr. and Mrs. John Brake, Karin Galliott, Jim and Glenda Gosse, Beverly Howe, Susan Party, Jean Young and all of her " family" at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre. Special Thank You to Rev. Russell, the Palliative Care Unit at WMRH, and friend and family Doctor, Dr. Davis. Predeceased by her mother, Rosaline E. Gosse, 1986 and father, George R. Gosse, 2005. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Saturday, November 17th from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 18th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church, Rev. Canon John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight’s Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s and All Angels Church Accessability Fund. To sign the guest book or make a memorial donation, please visit our website www.fillatre.ca

CHURCHILL, WILLIAM DONOVAN (DON)
Entered into the joys of the presence of his Lord on November 13, age 89, at the L.A. Miller Centre, St. John’s. Predeceased by his devoted wife, Jeanette. Leaving to cherish his life and faith, daughter, Rosalind, son Rex (Hazel), granddaughters, Vicki MacDonald (Brandon), Kylie and Kezia and great-grandson, Elliot, sister, Nellie Martin, extended family and friends. With many thanks to the palliative care staff at the Miller Centre for their “wonderful care”. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gideons are greatly appreciated. Lying at Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island with visitation on Thursday and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, 2 p.m. from the Central United Church with interment following at the United Church Cemetery, Weybridge.
FAMILY CARING FOR FAMILY
In God’s Care


Monday, November 19, 2007

DEATHS

GOSSE, Jean May
February 10, 1953 - November 15, 2007
Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Gosse announce her passing on Thursday, November 15th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; sister: Anne R. Gosse; brother: W. Howard Gosse, both of Deer Lake; five aunts and uncles; special friends Mr. and Mrs. John Brake, Karin Galliott, Jim and Glenda Gosse, Beverly Howe, Susan Pardy, Jean Young and all of her "family" at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre. Special Thank You to Rev. Russell, the Palliative Care Unit at WMRH, and friend and family Doctor, Dr. Davis. Predeceased by her mother, Rosaline E. Gosse, 1986 and father, George R. Gosse, 2005. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Saturday, November 17th from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 18th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church, Rev. Canon John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight’s Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s and All Angels Church Accessability fund. To sign the guest book or make a memorial donation, please visit our website www.fillatre.ca

BRAKE, Roland Walter
Meadows, NL
April 18, 1934 - November 17, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roland Brake announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife of 52 years, Molly; four children Rouse (Wendy), Alva, Fay (Rod) and Boyd (Arwilda); five grandchildren Mindy Finlay (Trevor), Megan White-Gosse, John Brake (Michelle), Sarah Brake and Allison Brake; special friends Wallace Goosney, Nora Walsh, and Jackie and Glen Rumbolt and sons, Mark and Brandon; his dear pets Tiny and Trigger; four sisters Gwennie Parsons, Mona Davis (Owen), Maxine House, and Frances Hann (Bert) all of Meadows; two brothers Raymond (Mercedes) and George (Avril) all of Meadows; sisters-in-law Hannah Park (William), McIvers, Marina Kinslow (Gerald), Corner Brook, Florence Brake, Gillams, Nettie Park (Donald), McIvers, Josephine Rideout (Samuel), Corner Brook; Rosie Lovell, McIvers, and Florence Lovell, McIvers; brothers-in-law Albert (Angie) Lovell, Sandy (Patsy) Lovell, Samuel (Kitty) Lovell, all of McIvers, and Richard (Inez) Lovell of Kitchener. He will be sadly missed by a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Francis & Maude Brake; brothers Reginald, Clifton, Noble and Rouse; and sister, Claudia Brake; and his father and mother-in-law, Joseph & Elizabeth Lovell; brothers-in-law Maurice Lovell, William Lovell, Esau Lovell, George Brake, Lawrence Blanchard, Richard Parsons, Albert House, and Benjamin Park; and sisters-in-law Shirley Brake, Enid Brake, Mary Brake, Greta Lovell, Emma Blanchard and Mildred Park. Visitation will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows, beginning on Monday, November 19, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Malcolm Palmer officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Meadows. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of ones choice.The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

MILLS, William
KIPPENS

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William Mills announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday November 17th, 2007 at the age of 83 years. He will be sadly missed by his sone Gary (Gilda) Mills in Gull Pond, his five daughters; Catherine (Melvin) Ryan in Bonavista, Joyce (Melvin) Russell in Gull Pond, Georgina (Jim) Gallant in Maple Ridge, B.C., Martha (Ross) Tobin in Ottawa and Darlene (Tony) Burry in Gander; his two sisters, Myrtle (Roland) Batt in Baie Verte and Edna (Roy) Dove in Twillingate along with eight grandchildren; Lisa, Crystal, Clinton, Jamie, Jason, Travis, Andrew and Jessica, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lydia on December 9th, 2005. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday November 21st 2007 at 2 P.M. from St. Stephen’s Parish on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetary on the Hansen Highway. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home 57 Prince Rupert Drive on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

RYAN, Patrick
Stephenville

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Patrick Ryan, a man who gave generously to his family, his friends, his community and his country. Born in Norris Point, Newfoundland, he also lived in Corner Brook, Goose Bay and Stephenville. Although Pat spent the majority of his career working with Air Canada, he considered his service to his country during the Second World War training soldiers in England, and fighting in both the Italian campaign and in Northern Europe as one of his major contributions. He gave countless volunteer hours to hi community. He was involved in many roles with Branch 35 of the Royal Canadian Legion including proudly representing War Veterans during Remembrance Day preperations, speaking to students about his war experiences and on Remembrance Day laying a wreath on behalf of his fallen comrades. Community was extremely important to him. Pat was honored to be among the founding fathers of the Harmon Golf Club, the Caribou Curling Club and the Kindale Library. Pat will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of 55 year Theresa, his daughter Patricia Cole (Mike Dumoulin), his grandson, Alexander Cole and his step-grandchildren; Kyle, Cory and Tyler Dumoulin. He leaves to mourn his brothers; Frank (Sylvia) and Jim (Ruby) and sisters-in-law, Marie Gaultois (late Michael), Marguerite Cashin and Theresa Cashin (late David), his cousins, Alice and Betty Gabriel, as well as many nieces and nephews from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia. Pat is predeceased by his parents James and Marguerite Ryan, his sister, Florence Ryan all of Corner Brook and his in-laws, John and Florence Cashin of Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland. Visitation will take place at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. The Funeral Mass will take place at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Wednesday Novebember 21st at 10:00 A.M. with Cremation to follow. Interment will take place on Thursday, November 22nd at 11:00 A.M. at Hillside Interfaith Cemetary, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation, Stephenville.


Tuesday, November 20, 2007

DEATHS

COMPTON, Robert
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Compton announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, November 19, 2007 at the age of 52 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Sharon and two daughters: Robin Compton and Jennifer Compton, both of Kippens, and his parents, Allan and Olive in Roddickton and one brother, Clyde (Delores) Compton of Deer Lake, six sisters: Joan (Tony) Easton of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Yvonne Compton (Angelo) of Deer Lake, Bernice (Edmund) Toope of Kitchener, Ontario, Jean (Harold) Schummer of Waterloo, Ontario, Lesa (James) Furguson of Armstrong, Ontario, Connie Compton (Jeff) of Cambridge, Ontario, his mother-in-law, Theresa Matchim of Main Brook, father-in-law, Gerald Compton (Maisie) of Corner Brook, brothers-in-law, Brad (Lorraine) Coombs and Blaine Coombs, all of Ottawa and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. His remains will be forwarded to the Salvation Army Church in Englee where visitation will take place on Wednesday form 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, November 22nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Church in Englee with interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery in Englee. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

HUMPHRIES, Fredrick Bruce
Deer Lake. NL
Nov. 22, 1922 - Nov. 19, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Bruce Humphries announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Sunday, November 18th, 2007 in his 84th year. He will be sadly missed by his sons Tom (Wanda), Bruce (Dorcas), his grandchildren Jennifer, Debbie, Tom and Scott Humphries. His brother Stan, brother-in-law Reg Ringer. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Myrtle and his parents Tom and Helen. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., also Wednesday, November 21, 2007 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 22nd, 2 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church in Deer Lake with Pastor Farewell officiating with interment to follow at the church cemetery in Deer Lake. Flowers and donations to the Gideon Bible gratefully accepted. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.parsonsfuneralhome.com
Forever in our Hearts


Wednesday, November 21, 2007

DEATH

YOUNG, Betty
Stephenville Crossing, NL
November 18, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Elizabeth Young announce her passing at the family residence in Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, November 18th. Loving wife of Ronald Bennett and of the late William (Eddy) Young. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Maryrose (Reg) Colbourne and grandsons Reggie and Patrick. Also sisters: Gert Alexander, Mary (Edward) King; brothers: Gerald (Linda) Duval, Raymond and Clifford Duval. A special thank you to niece Gloria and husband Gerald. In her extended family she leaves to mourn George(Melita) Bennett and family, Roger (Michelle) Bennett and family, Robert (Lorraine) Bennett and family, Lorraine Bennett and family, Lillian Bennett and family, Eula Shipley and family, Joan (Mylon) Lutz and family, Mary (Darryl) Frank and family, Betty Batt and family. Betty was predeceased by her parents Elizabeth (Lemoine) and Ambrose Duval; sisters: Winnifred, Jane, Philomena; brothers: Eve and Wilfred. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. and St. Columcille Roman Catholic Parish, St. Fintan’s on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Cemetery, St. David’s. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones’ choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Thursday, November 22, 2007

DEATHS

BRIDGER, Roy Hayward
4 Stacey Crescent
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy Hayward Bridger announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his devoted wife, Adelia, two daughters: Sandra (Geoff) Benoit of Stephenville, Cora (Max) Wiseman of Oromocto, New Brunswick, one son, Jason (Janice) of Stephenville, five beautiful granddaughters whom he adored, Raegan, Jodie, Madison, Kelsie and Sarah, two brothers, Eric (Lillian) of Brighton, Eugene (Sylvia) of South Brook, two sisters, Audrey Fudge of Brighton, Meta (Harv) Blackler of Springdale and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Gideon and Lucy Bridger, brother-in-law, Albert Fudge. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, November 24th at 2:00 p.m. at the United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Salvation Army Section, Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Salvation Army Church Building Fund would be greatly appreciated.

WALSH, Thomas
Deer Lake, NL
August 6th, 1923 - November 20th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Walsh announce his passing on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Helen (McKenzie), six sons: John, Deer Lake, George (Eileen), Acron, ON, Gerald, Deer Lake, Derek, Deer Lake, Tom, Brampton, ON and Terry (Dale), Brampton, ON; six daughters: Frances (John) Roberts, Woody Point, Lorraine, Ontario, Lillian (Jerry) Chapman, Deer Lake, Gladys (Raymond) Young, St. Judes, Doris (Wayne) Rumbolt, Norris Point and Donna (Mark) McCue, Brampton, ON; brothers: Steve (Vera), Norris Point, Jim (Ruby), Parsons Pond and Wallace (Marie), Pasadena; sisters: Kate (Max) Roberts, Norris Point, Bessie McKenzie, St. John’s and Sadie (Ebert), Brampton, ON; 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Ester, brother Lorne, grandson Christopher, father and mother-in-law John and Lillian McKenzie. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 23rd at 2:00 PM from St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Canon John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight’s Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Betty
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Elizabeth Young announce her passing at the family residence in Stephenville Crossing on Sunday, November 18th. Loving wife of Ronald Bennett and of the late William (Eddy) Young. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Maryrose (Reg) Colbourne and grandsons Reggie and Patrick. Also sisters: Gert Alexander, Mary (Edward) King; brothers: Gerald (Linda) Duval, Raymond and Clifford Duval. A special thank you to niece Gloria and husband Gerald. In her extended family she leaves to mourn George (Melita) Bennett and family, Roger (Michelle) Bennett and family, Robert (Lorraine) Bennett and family, Lorraine Bennett and family, Lillian Bennett and family, Eula Shipley and family, Joan (Mylon) Lutz and family, Mary (Darryl) Frank and family, Betty Batt and family. Betty was predeceased by her parents Elizabeth (Lemoine) and Ambrose Duval; sisters: Winnifred, Jane, Philomena; brothers: Eve and Wilfred. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and St. Columcille Roman Catholic Parish, St. Fintan’s on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment will follow at the St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Cemetery, St. David’s. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones’ choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Friday, November 23, 2007

DEATHS

MURPHY, Barbara Alice
Corner Brook, NL
Sept 10th, 1921 - Nov 22nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Alice Murphy announce her passing on Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving her husband of 66 years Ron, children: Gertrude (Robert) Mercer, Corner Brook, Frank (Jean), Corner Brook, Barbara (Jack) Cooke, Halifax, NS, Sylvia Mudge, New Glasgow, NS, David (Beverly), Corner Brook, Colleen (Rod) Abbott, Courtice, Ont. and Debbie (Eddie) Fisher, Corner Brook, 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, sister Ruth Lewis, Corner Brook, brother-in-law Peter Murphy, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Henry and Gertrude Lewis, son Reginald, son-in-law Nelson Mudge and sister Bertha Hilliard. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 24th at 10:00 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SWYERS, Blanche Marie
Stephenville Crossing, NL
Oct 5, 1917 - Nov 21, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche Marie Swyers announce her passing on Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Carmy (James) Whyte, Bainbridge Island, Seattle, WA, Jody Mueller, Chicago, IL, Godfrey, Stephenville Crossing, Andrew (Joan), Oromocto, NB, Janet (John) Walsh, Stephenville Crossing, Fidelis (Madonna Ruth) Corner Brook; grandchildren: Cathy and Michael Whyte, Michael, Richard and Karolle Mueller, Andrea Swyers, Michelle, Michael, and Ian Walsh; great-grandchildren: Richard, Mark and Jason Chavez, Kathryn and Kristyn Krajewski, Richard and Jillian Mueller, and Camy Whyte as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael; daughter Catherine Ann and son-in-law Richard Mueller. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

WALSH, Thomas
Deer Lake, NL
August 6th, 1923 - November 20th, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Walsh announce his passing on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Helen (McKenzie), six sons: John, Deer Lake, George (Eileen), Acron, ON, Gerald, Deer Lake, Derek, Deer Lake, Tom, Brampton, ON and Terry (Dale), Brampton, ON; six daughters: Frances (John) Roberts, Woody Point, Lorraine, Ontario, Lillian (Jerry) Chapman, Deer Lake, Gladys (Raymond) Young, St. Judes, Doris (Wayne) Rumbolt, Norris Point and Donna (Mark) McCue, Brampton, ON; brothers: Steve (Vera), Norris Point, Jim (Ruby), Parsons Pond and Wallace (Marie), Pasadena; sisters: Kate (Max) Roberts, Norris Point, Bessie McKenzie, St. John’s and Sadie (Ebert), Brampton, ON; 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Isaac and Ester, brother Lorne, grandson Christopher, father and mother-in-law John and Lillian McKenzie. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 23rd at 2:00 PM from St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. Canon John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery, Wight’s Road. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

COLOMBE, Tobias Leo
St. George’s, NL
July 15, 1974 - November 18, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Toby Colombe announce his sudden passing in Bermuda on Sunday, November 18th at the age of 33 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Sandra (Francis) Miles, St. Teresa, his father Kevin Sheppard, St. George’s. He will also be sadly missed by his sister: Jill Miles, Fort McMurray; brothers: Frankie Miles, St. Teresa, Simon and Reubin Sheppard, St. George’s; from the Colombe and Miles families: Aunts: Lucy, Janice, Joyce, Grace, and Nancy; Uncles: Austin, Clifford, Lorne, Wayne, and Paul; from the Sheppard family: Aunts: Eileen, Maureen, and Theresa; Uncles: Edmund, Eddie, and Harold as well as numerous cousins, other relatives, friends and co-workers. Toby was predeceased by his grandparents: Frank and Genevieve Colombe and Walter and Genevieve Sheppard. Family and friends may visit St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in St. George’s on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral mass will take place on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the family. A Memorial Scholarship is being established to honor the tremendous contribution Toby’s life has had in the education system. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, November 24, 2007

DEATHS

MURPHY, Barbara Alice
Corner Brook, NL
Sept 10th, 1921 - Nov 22nd, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Alice Murphy announce her passing on Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 86 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving her husband of 66 years Ron, children: Gertrude (Robert) Mercer, Corner Brook, Frank (Jean), Corner Brook, Barbara (Jack) Cooke, Halifax, NS, Sylvia Mudge, New Glasgow, NS, David (Beverly), Corner Brook, Colleen (Rod) Abbott, Courtice, Ont. and Debbie (Eddie) Fisher, Corner Brook, 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, sister Ruth Lewis, Corner Brook, brother-in-law Peter Murphy, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Henry and Gertrude Lewis, son Reginald, son-in-law Nelson Mudge and sister Bertha Hilliard. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark’s Avenue on Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 24th at 10:00 AM from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mount Bernard Avenue with Monsignor Edwin Gale officiating. Cremation to follow at Humber Valley Crematorium. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

SWYERS, Blanche Marie
Stephenville Crossing, NL
Oct 5, 1917 - Nov 21, 2007
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Blanche Marie Swyers announce her passing on Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 90 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Carmy (James) Whyte, Bainbridge Island, Seattle, WA, Jody Mueller, Chicago, IL, Godfrey, Stephenville Crossing, Andrew (Joan), Oromocto, NB, Janet (John) Walsh, Stephenville Crossing, Fidelis (Madonna Ruth) Corner Brook; grandchildren: Cathy and Michael Whyte, Michael, Richard and Karolle Mueller, Andrea Swyers, Michelle, Michael, and Ian Walsh; great-grandchildren: Richard, Mark and Jason Chavez, Kathryn and Kristyn Krajewski, Richard and Jillian Mueller, and Camy Whyte as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Michael; daughter Catherine Ann and son-in-law Richard Mueller. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street, Stephenville Crossing. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

COLOMBE, Tobias Leo
St. George’s, NL
July 15, 1974 - November 18, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Toby Colombe announce his sudden passing in Bermuda on Sunday, November 18th at the age of 33 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his mother Sandra (Francis) Miles, St. Teresa, his father Kevin Sheppard, St. George’s. He will also be sadly missed by his sister: Jill Miles, Fort McMurray; brothers: Frankie Miles, St. Teresa, Simon and Reubin Sheppard, St. George’s; from the Colombe and Miles families: Aunts: Lucy, Janice, Joyce, Grace, and Nancy; Uncles: Austin, Clifford, Lorne, Wayne, and Paul; from the Sheppard family: Aunts: Eileen, Maureen, and Theresa; Uncles: Edmund, Eddie, and Harold as well as numerous cousins, other relatives, friends and co-workers. Toby was predeceased by his grandparents: Frank and Genevieve Colombe and Walter and Genevieve Sheppard. Family and friends may visit St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in St. George’s on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the funeral mass will take place on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the family. A Memorial Scholarship is being established to honor the tremendous contribution Toby’s life has had in the education system. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Monday, November 26, 2007

DEATHS

LEGROW, Lloyd George
Corner Brook, NL
1918 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd LeGrow announce his sudden passing at his residence on Sunday, November 25th, 2007 in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Mildred (Ronald) Piercey, Oakville, ON, Albert (Leone) LeGrow, Dartmouth, NS, Lloyd (Cathy) LeGrow, Winsor, NS, Josephine (Dave) Duder, Cambridge, ON, Donalda (Kenneth) Tipple, Corner Brook, Stephen (Josie) LeGrow, Ottawa, ON and Lorne LeGrow, St. John’s; 16 grandchildren: Roy, Dougie, Ronnie, Darrin, Kim, Shelley, David, Dean, Lori, Jacqueline, Jennifer, Bruce, Michael, Jill, Christina and Stephen; 16 great grandchildren; brother: Reverend A.B. LeGrow (Mildred), Toronto, ON; sisters-in-law: Susie Genge, Flower’s Cove, Donalda McDonald, Maple Ridge, BC, and Flora Murdock, Orlando, Florida; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Virtue (nee Rose), July 19, 1991 and daughter Marilyn, November 25, 1995; brothers: Jack, Wallace and Steve LeGrow; sisters: Dorcas and Nellie. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to 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

BROCK, Zita
45 St. George’s Avenue,
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Zita Brock (nee O’Quinn) announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by two brothers, Stan (Joan) O’Quinn of Cold Brook, Fintan O’Quinn (Marie) of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, four sisters, Helen (Wally) Ehrnreiter of Minnesota, USA, Mary C. White of Stephenville, Ria Wood of Stephenville, Fidelia McCarson of Halifax, Nova Scotia, two grandchildren: Holly Lintz and Bobby Lintz and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Bobby K. Brock and her daughter, Mary Ellen Brock-Lintz. Visitation took place on Sunday, November 25th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. Funeral service will take place on Monday, November 26th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville with cremation to follow.

WILLIS, Helena (NEE FORD)
Silverwood Manor, Kippens
1911 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Helena Willis (nee Ford) announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at the age of 95 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter, Bernice (James) Gale of Stephenville, son, Frank (Ivy) Willis of Fogo, eight grandchildren: Beverly, Bernice, Barry, Dean, Wade, Donald, Cheryl, Glen and twelve great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1985 and daughter, Faith, in 1979. The family will be receiving friends at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Monday, November 26th from 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, November 27th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations to the St. Augustine’s Anglican Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

O’QUINN, Charles Benjamin
Lourdes, NL
Nov. 10, 1915 - Nov. 23, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles O’Quinn announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, November 23, 2007 at the age of 92 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Michael (Sally) Aucoin, Camrose, AB, Jim (Linda) Aucoin, Tucson, AZ, Art (Elizabeth) Aucoin, Kentville, NS, Joe (Joan) Aucoin, Minesing, ON, Barry (Margaret) Aucoin, Truro, NS, Bob (Stephanie) O’Quinn, West Bay, NL; daughter: Sandy (Larry) Flynn, Oshawa, ON; sisters: Cennie Burke, Patsy Archer, Lillian Flynn; brothers: Dan O’Quinn, Bill O’Quinn, Ray O’Quinn, 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Clara O’Quinn; parents Nancy and Arthur O’Quinn; sisters: Genevieve, Barbara, Mary; brothers: Arthur and Fintan. Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Lourdes on Tuesday, November 27th beginning at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at 3:00 p.m. with Father Ed Terry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca     Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

BATSTONE, Clara Ann (nee Humber)
Corner Brook, NL
1916 - 2007

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, November 24th, 2007 at the J.I. O’Connell Centre, Clara Batstone in her 92nd year. She leaves to mourn daughter Marina; grandsons Matthew and Jonathan MacDonald; sister: Priscilla (Pressie) Moore, Agincourt, ON; six nieces and three nephews. Predeceased by her mother and father, Ida (Hiscock) and Jesse Humber; brothers: Walter, Albert and Ishmael Humber; sisters: Elsie Harding and Ellen (Nellie) White. Cremation will be followed by interment and a family service in Norris Point at a later date. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca
REST IN PEACE

BISHOP, Harvey Noble
Steady Brook, NL
Jan. 02, 1933 - Nov. 24, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Harvey Bishop announce his peaceful passing at his residence in Steady Brook on Saturday Nov. 24th at age 74. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his beloved wife of 50 years, Shirley, daughter, Lola Whyatt-Steady Brook and son Derek (Jennifer Higgins)-Grand Falls Winsor and cherished grandchildren, Nakita, Sabrina, Cameron, and Brandon. Also sisters Vera (Robert) Sexton-Corner Brook and Doris (Maxwell) Howell-Stephenville Crossing and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Harvey Sr. & Lavina, and brothers, Calvin & Raymond and sister Norma. He will be sadly missed by a large circle of family and friends. Harvey was a ski instructor & Ambassador for Marble Mountain, a member of SPAWN and he cherished a lifelong love of fishing and hunting. Family and friends may visit Fillatres Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave. on Sunday the 25th at 7 - 9pm and Monday the 26th at 2 - 4pm, and 7 - 9pm. The Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Nov. the 27th at 2:00pm at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral on Main St. - Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Family Guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, November 27, 2007

DEATHS

BISHOP, Harvey Noble
Steady Brook, NL
Jan. 02, 1933 - Nov. 24, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Harvey Bishop announce his peaceful passing at his residence in Steady Brook on Saturday Nov. 24th at age 74. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his beloved wife of 50 years, Shirley, daughter, Lola Whyatt-Steady Brook and son Derek (Jennifer Higgins)-Grand Falls Winsor and cherished grandchildren, Nakita, Sabrina, Cameron, and Brandon. Also sisters Vera (Robert) Sexton-Corner Brook and Doris (Maxwell) Howell-Stephenville Crossing and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Harvey Sr. & Lavina, and brothers, Calvin & Raymond and sister Norma. He will be sadly missed by a large circle of family and friends. Harvey was a ski instructor & Ambassador for Marble Mountain, a member of SPAWN and he cherished a lifelong love of fishing and hunting. Family and friends may visit Fillatres Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave. on Sunday the 25th at 7 - 9pm and Monday the 26th at 2 - 4pm, and 7 - 9pm. The Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Nov. the 27th at 2:00pm at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral on Main St. - Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Family Guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

LEGROW, Lloyd George
Corner Brook, NL
1918 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd LeGrow announce his sudden passing at his residence on Sunday, November 25th, 2007 in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Mildred (Ronald) Piercey, Oakville, ON, Albert (Leone) LeGrow, Dartmouth, NS, Lloyd (Cathy) LeGrow, Winsor, NS, Josephine (Dave) Duder, Cambridge, ON, Donalda (Kenneth) Tipple, Corner Brook, Stephen (Josie) LeGrow, Ottawa, ON and Lorne LeGrow, St. John’s; 16 grandchildren: Roy, Dougie, Ronnie, Darrin, Kim, Shelley, David, Dean, Lori, Jacqueline, Jennifer, Bruce, Michael, Jill, Christina and Stephen; 16 great grandchildren; brother: Reverend A.B. LeGrow (Mildred), Toronto, ON; sisters-in-law: Susie Genge, Flower’s Cove, Donalda McDonald, Maple Ridge, BC, and Flora Murdock, Orlando, Florida, Beatrice LeGrow, St. John’s; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Virtue (nee Rose), July 19, 1991 and daughter Marilyn, November 25, 1995; brothers: Jack, Wallace and Steve LeGrow; sisters: Dorcas and Nellie. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to 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

SMITH, Rita
4 St. George’s Avenue
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rita Smith announce her passing at the Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Center in Port aux Basques on Sunday, November 25, 2007 at the age of 83 years. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Roland of Alberta, Lloyd and Eric, both of Ontario and their families, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Ambrose and her daughter, Barbara Smith. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 29th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell’s Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the United Section, Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

LEROUS, Edna Regina
Corner Brook, NL
1916 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna LeRoux announce her sudden passing on Sunday, November 25th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Loretta (Jerry) Sharpe, Corner Brook, Joan (Ray) Piercey, Quelph, ON, Pearl (Tom) Penney, Burlington, ON and Bryant (Johanna) LeRoux, Barrie, ON; eight grandchildren: Jerilee (Fred), Lorilee (Jonathan), Lois (Brent), Lana (Tim), Rodney (Patty), Janine (Troy), Johanna (Darryl) and Bryant (Marsha); 12 cherished great grandchildren: Alisa, Joel, Daniel, Joshua, Jacob, Levi, Ava, Michael, Krystal, Jasmine, Carter and Hailey; brothers: Bryant (Betty) Caines, Deer Lake, John (Hollie) Caines, Pasadena; sister: Annie McAllister, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Pearl Wilton, Deer Lake, Hersey Hewitt, Stephenville, Rebecca Madore, Deer Lake and Selma Bailey, Deer Lake, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Alice Caines; husband: John LeRoux, infant son: Thomas, grandson: Michael Fisher; stepson: Donald LeRoux; stepdaughter: Serena Brown. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street. Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners or to the Children’s Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

YOUNG, Diane
Mattis Point, NL
December 1, 1965 - November 25, 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Diane Young announce her passing on Sunday, November 25, 2007 at the family residence, Stephenville Crossing at the age of 41 years. Leaving to mourn are her three daughters, Sandra, Tiffany, and Tanya. Also her mother Bertha and father Archibald along with three brothers Wayne (Sylvia), Rodney (Patricia), and Cody. She will also be sadly missed by nephew Michael and niece Tracy as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. from Assumption Parish, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mattis Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.


Wednesday, November 28, 2007

DEATHS

LEROUX, Edna Regina
Corner Brook, NL
1916 - 2007

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna LeRoux announce her sudden passing on Sunday, November 25th, 2007 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her four children: Loretta (Jerry) Sharpe, Corner Brook, Joan (Ray) Piercey, Quelph, ON, Pearl (Tom) Penney, Burlington, ON and Bryant (Johanna) LeRoux, Barrie, ON; eight grandchildren: Jerilee (Fred), Lorilee (Jonathan), Lois (Brent), Lana (Tim), Rodney (Patty), Janine (Troy), Johanna (Darryl) and Bryant (Marsha) ; 12 cherished great grandchildren: Alisa, Joel, Daniel, Joshua, Jacob, Levi, Ava, Michael, Krystal, Jasmine, Carter and Hailey; brothers: Bryant (Betty) Caines, Deer Lake, John (Hollie) Caines, Pasadena; sister: Annie McAllister, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Pearl Wilton, Deer Lake, Hersey Hewitt, Stephenville, Rebecca Madore, Deer Lake and Selma Bailey, Deer Lake, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Alice Caines; husband: John LeRoux, infant son: Thomas, grandson: Michael Fisher; stepson: Donald LeRoux; stepdaughter: Serena Brown. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street. Majors Robert and Cassie Kean officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners or to the Children’s Wish Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GOUDIE, Paul Christopher David
August 9th, 1971 - November 25th, 2007
Halifax, Nova Scotia
(formerly of Stephenville)

Passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 25th, 2007 in Halifax Nova Scotia, Paul Christopher Goudie, age 36. He Leaves to mourn with fond loving memories his daughter Meadow (St John’s), mother Mary Janes (Deer Lake), father Wayne Goudie (Stephenville), sister Stephanie (Guelph, Ontario), special friend Stacey, and Meadow’s mother Cheryl, as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Sean, and grandparents; Arthur & Eva Janes and Carl & Dorothy Goudie. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, November 28th, 10 am - 12 noon. The Funeral Service will take place at the Pentecostal Church in Stephenville on Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00 pm, with Major Lindsay Oxford and Captain Cory and Pamela Pinksen officiating. Interment will follow from the Hillside Cemetery Salvation Army section. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. He will be loved always and forever remembered. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, please visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, November 29, 2007

DEATHS

TARBETT, Edward John
1947 - 2007

Passed away Tuesday, November 27th, 2007 Edward John Tarbett at the age of 60. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Linda, daughters: Jennifer, Ottawa, Christa & Paul Mercer, Fort Saskatchewan and son John, Fort Saskatchewan; Mother: Ann Tarbett, partner Lyle Layden, sisters: Lorraine & Norm Pafford, Aggie & Jack Wells, Fort Nelson, Bernice Vincent, London, ON, Cathy & Dorm Porter, Theresa Penney, Fort Nelson, Doreen & Alfred Humphries, Wanda & Byron Young, Fort Nelson; brother: Leo & Marion Tarbett, Barrie ON, mother-in-law Dorothy Christopher; sisters-in-law: Marie & Bruce Mitchell, Barbara Christopher, Ottawa; brothers-in-law: Paul & Jocelyn Christopher, Ray & Theresa Christopher, John Christopher & Martha Valiquette, Wolfville, NS, as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by father: Edward Tarbett, 1972, brother, Freddie Tarbett, 1988, sister Geraldine Tarbett, 1951 and father-in-law Raymond Christopher, 2003. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 30th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Father Bernard Buckle officiating followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Sacred Heart School Breakfast Program, Daffodil Place, Chemo Unit - Western Memorial Regional Hospital or Palliative Care Unit - Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

WHITE, Esther (nee Marche)
119 West Street
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Esther White (nee Marche) announce her passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at the age of 98 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Roy (Cecilia) of Stephenville, Albert (Theresa) of Port au Port, Everett (Clara) of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Nicholas (Debbie) of Pine Falls, Manitoba, three daughters: Rita (Reinhold) Krauss of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Sheila (Philip Neri) Bozec of Black Duck Brook, Sister Mary White P.B.V.M. of Stephenville, two brothers: Rev. Raymond Marche of Stephenville, Fintan Marche of Saint John, New Brunswick, one sister, Sister Joan Marche P.B.V.M. of Stephenville, 31 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Alex White in 1966 and her brothers, Gerard, Stanley, John Duke, Martin, Hubert, Hilary and sisters, Florence and Sister Aloise S.P.F. Friends may call at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Street, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, November 30, 2007

DEATHS

McDONALD, ALOYSUIS “WISH”
59th Regiment
WWII Veteran
Deer Lake, NL
April 3, 1922 - November 28th, 2007

Passed peacefully in the presence of his loving children, Aloysuis McDonald in his 85th year on Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 at the Veteran's Wing of the O'Connell Centre, in Corner Brook. He will be sadly missed by his loving children: three daughters; Linda (Gordon) Humphreys of Halifax, Janice (Gary) Toth of Baltimore, USA, and Julie McDonald (Neil Sexton) of Athabaska; three sons: Fraser (Pauline Payne), Greg (Frances), both of Deer Lake, and Daniel of Fort McMurray; 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. His brothers Michael (Nancy), Andy (Barb), Ron (Marg) Bob (Mary); sisters: Bonnie (Roy) Gaudon, Helen (John) Heffler; two sisters-in-law: Martha, Belle and two brothers-in-law: Dino Tagliapitra and Greg Gaudon. Also, a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Ron & Alice, wife Bella, daughter Jeanette, brothers Jerry, Ted, Jim, and Richard, sisters Margarite, Madonna and Marie. Visitation will take place today, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral mass will take place on Saturday, December 1st, 2007 at 10:00am with Father Aiden Devine officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot on Wights Road. Flowers or donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3 Poppy Fund. "Wish" was one of the founding members of the Canadian Legion Branch #3 Deer Lake, was heavily involved in sports - soccer, boxing, minor hockey and broomball. He was in activities such as Sea Cadets and involved in various community charities. He was also a town councilor, and a former business man of Deer lake. Well Done Comrade Wish! A very special thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff of the DVA wing at the O`connell Centre in Corner Brook for all they did to make his stay comfortable. To sign the questbook or send condolences visit www.parsonsfuneralhome.com     Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons FuneralHome, Deer Lake.
“Lest we Forget”

TARBETT, EDWARD JOHN
1947 - 2007

Passed away Tuesday, November 27th, 2007 Edward John Tarbett at the age of 60. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Linda, daughters: Jennifer, Ottawa, Christa & Paul Mercer, Fort Saskatchewan and son John, Fort Saskatchewan; Mother: Ann Tarbett, partner Lyle Layden, sisters: Lorraine & Norm Pafford, Aggie & Jack Wells, Fort Nelson, Bernice Vincent, London, ON, Cathy & Dorm Porter, Theresa Penney, Fort Nelson, Doreen & Alfred Humphries, Wanda & Byron Young, Fort Nelson; brother: Leo & Marion Tarbett, Barrie ON, mother-in-law Dorothy Christopher; sisters-in-law: Marie & Bruce Mitchell, Barbara Christopher, Ottawa; brothers-in-law: Paul & Jocelyn Christopher, Ray & Theresa Christopher, John Christopher & Martha Valiquette, Wolfville, NS, as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. He was predeceased by father: Edward Tarbett, 1972, brother, Freddie Tarbett, 1988, sister Geraldine Tarbett, 1951 and father-in-law Raymond Christopher, 2003. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 30th at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Father Bernard Buckle officiating followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Sacred Heart School Breakfast Program, Daffodil Place, Chemo Unit - Western Memorial Regional Hospital or Palliative Care Unit - Western Memorial Hospital. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Obituary published early January 2008

PENNEY, David Bernard
Brampton, ON
Sept 25, 1949 - Nov 3, 2007

It is with sadness that the family of the late David Penney announce his passing at Brampton Civic Hospital in Ontario on November 3, 2007 at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with loving memories: his wife of 32 years, Eileen; sons: Jody and Justin; brothers, sisters and spouses: Gus (Ethel), Theresa Vigneault, Terry (Ann), Jack (Janice), Monica (Phonse), Bill (Mercedes) and Joan (Carl); also numerous nieces and nephews, all of United States and Canada, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father and mother, John and Margaret Penney; sister, Roxanne Penney; and brother, Gerard Penney. His body was cremated by Scott’s Mortuary in Brampton, ON.
12/01/08

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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