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The Western Star Newspaper
December 2002

 

Monday, December 2, 2002

DEATHS

BRENNAN, Maude Cecillia
18 Atlantic Avenue, Stephenville

Passed away at her home in the presence of her loving family on Saturday, November 30, 2002 in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband John (1990) and her little daughter, Sheila (1951). Giving thanks for her life of gentleness, compassion and love are her children, Geraldine Smith (Bill), Peter (Verna), Eugene (Carol Ann), Gerard (Maria), all of London, Ont.; Frank (Carolyn), Stephenville; Loretta Chard-Kean (Sam), St. John's; Marie Colbourne (Barry), Clarenville; Sheila Parsons (Ed), Monica Fillier (Jim), Corner Brook and John (Judy), Yellowknife, NWT as well as twenty-four grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Also left with fond memories are her step-brothers and sisters, Bernard Hickey (Dot), Toronto; Irene Norton (Bob), Connecticut, USA, Gary Hickey, St. John's and Theresa Shamon, Boston, USA as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Palliative Care Program, Health and Community Services Western.
Let the spirit linger
Even though I am gone
Hold close to each other
Keep the family unit strong

BENOIT, Theresa M.
Ship Cove

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theresa M. Benoit announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Friday, November 29, 2002 at the age of 55 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Harold C. and three sons: Dion (Annette) of Brampton, Ontario, Charles (Cathy) of Ship Cove, Marcel of Etobicoke, Ontario, and four brothers: Alex Jesso, Wallace (Mary) Jesso, Hubert (Georgina) Jesso, Lawrence Jesso, all of Ship Cove and two sisters: Julia (Larry Alexander) of Ship Cove, Mary Estoppey of Stephenville and four grandchildren: Joshua, Dion Charles, Nicholas, Carissa and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Riza Jesso and her sister, Jeanette and brothers, Adolph, Peter, Benjamin and Donny. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly on Monday. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, December 3rd at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ship Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Tuesday, December 3, 2002

DEATHS

MAY, Victor Louis
Pasadena
December 2nd, 1950 - December 1st, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Victor Louis May announce his sudden passing on Sunday, December 1st, 2002 in his 52nd year. He will be sadly missed and ever remembered by his loving wife Sarah (nee Byrne); his daughter Melissa; his brothers and sisters: Dennis (June) of Mount Pearl, Yetta (Glen) Saunders of Mount Pearl, Cindy May-Follett of Gander, Leo (Mabel Ann) of Sioux Ste. Marie and Stewart of Belleoram; his brother-in-law Chesley May of Grand Bank; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, each of whom will remember they hold a special place in his heart. He was predeceased by his parents: Leo May and Sophie (Vanzlouis) and his sister Mabel (May). Visitation will take place from St. David of Wales Anglican Church in Pasadena today, Tuesday 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association or St. David's Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BENOIT, Mary Elizabeth
Stephenville (Formerly of Lourdes)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Elizabeth Benoit announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Sunday, December 1, 2002 at 2:20 a.m. at the age of 53 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Glen (Jeanne) Benoit of Kippens, her daughter, Glenda (Michael) Walsh of Kippens and special friend, Carl Duffney of Stephenville and four brothers: Bill (Madonna) Skinner, Henry (Linda) Skinner, George (Elaine) Skinner, Isaac (Urinna) Skinner, all of Stephenville and four sisters: Tina Jesso (Lawrence Gallant) of Stephenville, Sarah (Bernard) Gastia of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Dinah (John) Vatcher of Stephenville, Ernestine Flynn of British Columbia and two grandchildren: Tamara and Deidre, along with a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, George and Mary Skinner and her brothers, Kevin and Leo Skinner. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, December 4th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully appreciated.


Wednesday, December 4, 2002

DEATHS

BLANCHARD, Myles
August 10, 1951 - December 2, 2002

Born August 10, 1951 to Michael and Melissia Blanchard, Cox's Cove, Nfld. At an early age he began his teaching career which lasted for 27 years until ill health caused him to resign. He leaves to mourn Pauline, the mother of his children; sons: Nathan (friend Wendy), Fort McMurray, Alberta, Shane (friend Della), Scarborough, Ontario, Keith (friend Jeanna) and daughter Erica, Springdale; a very special friend Mrs. Violet Small, Springdale; mother-in-law Ruby Young, Springdale; three sisters and four brothers: Janet (John), Cox's Cove, Michael (Poppie), Stephenville, Ethel (Dave), Pasadena, Patrick (Dinah), Fortune, Eva (John) Scarborough, Ontario, Tony (Rita), Irishtown, Brian (Christine), Cox's Cove. He was predeceased by parents Michael and Melissia Blanchard, infant sister Faith, grandparents Ethel and William Noseworthy, Joseph and Ellen Blanchard and a number of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4th, 2002 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Springdale with Major Butt officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to White Dove Funeral Home, Springdale.

PITTMAN, Patrick G.
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness the family of the late Patrick Pittman announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday December 3, 2002 at the age of 64. He is survived by daughters: Sherry (Rod) Penney, Susan (Otto) Diamond both of Corner Brook and Christine (Dion) Sampson of River of Ponds; sons: Jack (Patricia) of Corner Brook, Terrance (Diane) of Borden, Ontario, Jim (Maureen) of Gallants and Bernard (Roxanne) of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Troy, Jason, Angela, Sherry-Lynn, Otto Jr., Johnathan, Michell, Courtney and Christopher; one great grandchild Destiny; brothers: Lou, Gerald, Jim, Morris and Walter. He was predeceased by his parents Frances and Roderick Boland. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will take place on Thursday December 5, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. from the Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel with Father Gale officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Rd. 634-2500.


Thursday, December 5, 2002

DEATHS

BENOIT, Terry
Mainland, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Terry Benoit announce his sudden passing in Mainland at the age of 27. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his parents, Walter Jr. and Rose Benoit, Mainland; brother Gary (Deanna), Ontario; sisters: Jessica (Shane), Ontario; Kimberley, Mainland; Amanda, Piccadilly; Tiffany, Mainland; grandmother, Margaret (Momma) Benoit; his biological mother, Jean Formanger, along with a large circle of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother Roy (1978), grandfather Walter Sr., and his cousin Nicks. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at St. Ann's Chapel, Mainland, from where the Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m., Father Jan Gal officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Mainland. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Ann's Chapel Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

ROSSITER, Vincent Joseph
Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on December 3, 2002, Vince Rossiter, aged 78 years, a loving husband, caring father and affectionate grandfather. Left with fond and loving memories his devoted wife, Ruth (Jackman); children: Gary (Louise), Linda King, Sharon (Ed) Richardson (Shalimar, Florida), Wayne (Brenda), and Ray (Anita); grandchildren: Jason (King), Francis, Matthew, Christopher, Lauren (Richardson), April-Rae, Amber-Lynn, Emily and Rebecca; sister Beatrice MacPherson (Framingham, Massachusetts); brothers: Tom (Daphne), Bill (Brenda) and Lar (Alice); sisters-in-law: Essie Rossiter (Calvert) and Kathleen Rossiter; brother-in-law Art (Josephine) Jackman; special nephew Ron; life long friend Olive Pike; and a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m. Funeral mass will take place at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Torbay Road, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Topsail Road, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Topsail Road. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Friday, December 6, 2002

DEATHS

ROSSITER, Vincent Joseph
Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on December 3, 2002, Vince Rossiter, aged 78 years, a loving husband, caring father and affectionate grandfather. Left with fond and loving memories his devoted wife, Ruth (Jackman); children: Gary (Louise), Linda King, Sharon (Ed) Richardson (Shalimar, Florida), Wayne (Brenda), and Ray (Anita); grandchildren: Jason (King), Francis, Matthew, Christopher, Lauren (Richardson), April-Rae, Amber-Lynn, Emily and Rebecca; sister Beatrice MacPherson (Framingham, Massachusetts); brothers: Tom (Daphne), Bill (Brenda) and Lar (Alice); sisters-in-law: Essie Rossiter (Calvert) and Kathleen Rossiter; brother-in-law Art (Josephine) Jackman; special nephew Ron; life long friend Olive Pike; and a large circle of friends and relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m. Funeral mass will take place at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Torbay Road, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

HILLYARD, Bruce W.
Passed away Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, Bruce Hillyard at the age of 67. He will be sadly missed by his family, daughters Wanda Hillyard, Kippens, Debbie Cook (Wayne), Halifax, NS, grandchild Ryan; sisters: Mae Auvigne, Calgary, AB, Ruby Evans, Burlington, ON, Hazel Evans, Grand Falls-Windsor, Betty Hillyard, Corner Brook; brothers: Donald Hillyard, Burlington, ON, Calvin Hillyard (Harriett), Brampton, ON, Robert Hillyard (Betty), Corner Brook; very special aunt, Hazel Giles, Grand Falls-Windsor and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bruce was predeceased by his parents Rosa and Samuel and brother Varrick Hillyard. The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, December 7, 2002

DEATHS

BURTON, Jean (nee Pye)
Cormack
May 11th, 1940 - December 5th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jean Burton announce her passing on Thursday, December 5th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 62nd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Mose; one daughter Roseann (Bradford) White of Stephenville; three sons: Eric (Karen) of Camrose, Alberta, Ken (Karen) of Edmonton, Alberta and Frank of St. John's; nine grandchildren: Marissa, Austin, Spencer, Cabot, Jake, John, Rachel, Brittany and Brent; one brother George (Olivera) of Deer Lake; two sisters: Kathleen (Lawrence) of Deer Lake and Audrey (Victor) of Clarkes Beach; one sister-in-law Una Pye of Deer Lake. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Francis and Annie and brothers Len and Harvey. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Cormack today, Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

TUROUT (BENOIT), J. Eli
Piccadilly

It is with great sadness that the family of the late J. Eli Turout (Benoit) announce his passing at his residence in Piccadilly on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at the age of 77 years. He will be sadly missed by eight sons: Donald (Marjorie) Benoit of Sudbury, Ontario, Fintan (Maria) Benoit of Kippens, Felix (Jean) Benoit of Kitchener, Ontario, Roy (Grace) Benoit of Sudbury, Ontario, Paul (Bonnie) Benoit of Kitchener, Ontario, Pius (Sheila) Benoit of Barrie, Ontario, Scott Benoit of Kitchener, Ontario, Leonard Benoit of Toronto, Ontario and six daughters: Hilda Hewitt of Kippens, Venecia Cornect (Terry) of Stephenville, Shirley Reid of Kitchener, Ontario, Virginia Benoit of Kippens, Irene Benoit of Stephenville, Pauline of Kitchener, Ontario; three brothers: Alphonsus, Bernard and Joseph; four step-brothers: Malcolm, Louis, Patrick and Clancy; three sisters: Agnes, Pauline and Florence, as well as a large circle of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives, friends and special son-in-law Colin Hewitt of Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street in Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, December 9th, at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place at a later date.

BARRETT, Jean Elizabeth
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Thursday, December 5th, 2002, at the Corner Brook Interfaith Home, Jean Elizabeth Barrett at the age of 83. Left to mourn are her sisters: Patricia Butler of Corner Brook, and Vivia (Garnet) Gladwin of Lakefield, Ontario; special nieces: Beth (Jim) Goosney, Lisa and Paula, as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Andrew and Dora Barrett, seven brothers and four sisters. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 8th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling, Rev. Ed King officiating. Cremation to follow. Expressions of sympathy may be directed towards St. Mary the Virgin Memorial Fund or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made though our website www.fillatre.ca

ANDREWS, Lewis
Formerly of Corner Brook.

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on November 26, 2002, Lewis Andrews, age 94 years. Predeceased by his wife Isabel, July 19, 2002. Left to celebrate his life and mourn his passing, his family, daughters: Gertrude Andrews and Joan Basic (Zvonko); sons: Fred (Violet) Andrews, Lew (Denise) Andrews: and grandchildren: Stephanie Basic-Sedore (Jason), ON; Anthony Basic, Monica Basic and her children Theresa and Nathan, BC; sisters-in-law: Effie (Ches) Oake, Florida, Eleanor Andrews, Winnipeg, Alice Andrews, St. John's, Gwen (Rev. Douglas) Best; nieces and nephews and their families: Evelyn Andrews, Nova Scotia (wife of the late Noel Andrews), Fred (Patsy) Andrews, Peter (Judy) Andrews, Mary Andrews, Paul (Doris) Andrews, Jim (Selina) Andrews, Patti (Ric) Moody, Margie (Dr. Jerry) Sparkes, Bonnie (Moss) Holland, Doug (Judy) Best, David Parsons, Arch (Selina) Parsons and a large circle of other relatives and friends. A teacher for 20 years and businessman for over 40 years, he provided public service in Corner Brook over the years as President of the Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the Public School Board, Vice Chairman of Herdman Collegiate School Board, representative on the School Tax Authority and President of the Association of Amalgamated School Boards of Newfoundland. He was a member of the Retired Teacher's Association, the St. John's Senior Citizen's Club and also a 50 year member of Lomond Masonic Lodge. Known as an avid golfer, he achieved the ultimate "hole-in-one" on two occasions, shot his age from 73 to 83 and most proud of being a member of the Newfoundland Senior Golf Championship teams in 1980 and 1983. Rested at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John's. Funeral Services were held at St. Thomas' Anglican Church on Friday, November 29, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

HILLYARD, Bruce W.
Passed away Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's, Bruce Hillyard at the age of 67. Bruce was a member of The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, The Royal Canadian Air Force Association and he proudly served 6 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He will be sadly missed by his family, daughters Wanda Hillyard, Kippens, Debbie Cook (Wayne), Halifax, NS, grandchild Ryan; sisters: Mae Auvigne, Calgary, Ab, Ruby Evans, Burlington, ON, Hazel Evans, Grand Falls-Windsor, Betty Hillyard, Corner Brook; brothers: Donald Hillyard, Burlington, ON, Calvin Hillyard (Harriett), Brampton, ON, Robert Hillyard (Betty), Corner Brook; very special aunt, Hazel Giles, Grand Falls-Windsor and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Bruce was predeceased by his parents Rosa and Samuel and brother Varrick Hillyard. The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend John Adams officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTHS

AGRIESTI
Mark and Sherry (Jones) Agriesti are thrilled to announce the arrival of thier first child, a beautiful baby boy, Jeffrrey Scott Agriesti was born Monday, August 26, 2002 at 3:12 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 11.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Dorothy Agriesti of St. John's and Harold and Marie Jones of Corner Brook. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Moore, Med. Student White, and Nurse Pennell for your care and encouragement. Thanks also to Drs. Callahan and Pike for their excellent prenatal care. Last, but not least, thank-you to Daddy for your love and support. We're so lucky to have you!

AUDAS
Sean and Lorelei Audas are pleased to announce the birth of their babies Matthew and Ashley, born at I.W.K. Hosptial, Halifax, Nova Scotia on April 4, 2002. Matthew weighing 6 lb 13 oz and Ashely weighing 6 lb 3 oz. Congratulations from grandparents Mary Lou and Bud Chaulk of Bonne Bay Pond and Beth and Bud Audas of Nova Scotia. Gret-grandmothers Mary Mews of Middleton and Eileen Richards of Truro.

WEDDING

BRAKE / BLACKWOOD
Mr. & Mrs. Terry Brake of Irishtown are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest son Johnathan Francis to Jennifer Frances, daugher of Mrs. Ida Blackwood of Corner Brook and Mr. Ben Butler of Trout River on Nov. 22, 2002. The double ring ceremony took place at Corner Brook City Hall with Mayor Priscilla Boutcher officiating. The bride was given away by her grandmother Emma Marshall. Attendants were Terry Brake & Daphne Brake, parents of the groom. Flowers were made by Marie Anderson. Photos were taken by Viola Oake. Hair dos were done by Angie Bennett. Aroma's provided a beautiful meal for the wedding & a small reception was held at the home of the groom's parents in Irishtown. The couple currently reside in Corner Brook. Johnathan and Jennifer would like to thank everyone who helped make their day so special.

MICHAEL / ELLIOTT
Peter & Rosalind Michael along with Wallace & Jean Elliott are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Brenda & Chad on July 27, 2002 at Holy Redeemer with Father Edwin Gale officiating. The bridal party included, Matron of Honour, Jennifer Fitzgerald. Bridesmaids, Jackie Beck, Jill Elliott, Stacey Sheppard, Tawanya Solo, Danica Brisson and Karen Michael. Best man, Kirk Peyton. Groomsmen, Brad Coates, P.J. Michael, Todd Smith, Derek Johnson, Robert Michael & Paul Companion. The flower girls, Elizabeth & Sara Organ. The ring bearer, Marqus Elliott. The offertory gifts presented by Nancy & Abigale McCarthy. Readers included, Melanie Harris, Jennifer Parsons & Rhonda Lucus. Ceremonial music provided by organist Sister Kathleen Rex, flutist Andrea Hounsell and soloist Wendy Woodland. Reception was held at the Glynmill Inn with Derek Durdle as master of ceremonies. Dinner music was provided by Donald MacDonald on saxphone & piano. Flowers prepared by Country Flowers, decorating by Lillian Anstey of Treasured Moments, Bordens Disco provided reception music. Photography by Ken Dean & video Danny Kearney. The couple honeymooned in Negril, Jamica. They currently reside in York, Pa. where both are employed. They both would like to take this opportunity to thank family & friends for making it such a memorable day.


Monday, December 9, 2002

DEATHS

CARAVAN, Lewis Maxwell (Max)
Deer Lake
June 21st, 1928 - Dec. 7th, 2002

Passed peacefully away at his family residence in his 75th year surrounded by his loving family, Lewis Maxwell Caravan. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary (nee Brinson). Three sons, Eddie (Maisie), Gary (Beverley) both of Deer Lake and Rocky (Shirley) of Corner Brook. Two Daughters, Glenda (Wayne) Drover and Heather Heath both of Deer Lake. 22 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. One brother, Terry (Audrey) of Deer Lake and one sister, Ruby (Perley) Alexander of Stephenville. His daughter-in-law Lois Caravan of Massey Drive. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Jamie on Nov. 7, 2001. A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 2 p.m. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake with Mr. Terry Drover officiating. By request of the family, flower donations may be made to the W.M.R. Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

BREEN, Marion Louise
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Marion Breen announce her passing on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her nephew Edward Breen, Corner Brook, great niece Michele Gill and husband Alex, their children Kavita and Ethan, Steady Brook, great nephew Frank Breen and his wife Tammy, Corner Brook, Madeline Breen, Port-au-Choix, and close friends. Visitation took place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Funeral service will be held today, Monday, December 9, at 9:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, Fr. Edmund Camacho officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Renal Dialysis Department. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MULLINS, Evelyn Alice
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Evelyn Mullins announce her passing on Saturday, December 7, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her husband Calvert; four children: Conrad (Rosemary), Corner Brook, Shirley McRae (Mike), Oshawa, ON, Dwight (Roseanne), Mt. Pearl, and Dana (Marion), Trenton, ON. 10 grandchildren: Conrad Jr., Allison, Michael, Shondra, Tonya, Meghan, Kevin, Stephanie, Ashley and Devon. Two great grandchildren: Michael and Destiny. Three brothers: Eric (Irene) Simms, Reginald (Lizzie) Simms and Ephram (Kitty) Simms, as well as a large number of friends, nieces, nephews and relatives. She is predeceased by her parents Morgan and Minnie Simms. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Park Drive, Rev. Pearce officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation, Renal Dialysis Department, P. O. Box 2004, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6J7. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made thorough our website www.fillatre.ca

GORMAN, J. C. (Cliff)
P. Eng, N.L.S.
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 7, 2002, surrounded by his loving family at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL, James Clifford Gorman at the age of 72 years. He will be sadly missed by his family, loving wife Eileen, (McKenna), sons Joe (special friend Nadine Roche), St. John's, NL, Sean (Margie), Yellowknife, N.W.T., Mike (Margie), Corner Brook, NL, and daughter Claire, Corner Brook, NL; grandchildren: Joel, Allison, Jen, Carter, Angie, Shawna and Sarah; sisters: Frances (Alex Mulnar), Lethbridge, AB, and Therese Donahue, Cornwall, P.E.I.; brother Jimmie (Noah) South Meville, P.E.I. And sister-in-law Marjorie, Orleans, ON; nineteen nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Cliff was predeceased by his parents Joseph Emmett Gorman and Vera Trainor, brothers Louis and Basil and brother-in-law Jack Donahue. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service on Tuesday, December 10 at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Officiated by Fr. Gale. From where Cliff will be transferred to Kelly's Cross, P.E.I. for funeral mass and interment. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WIGHT, Stephen
Stephenville, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stephen Wight announce his sudden passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, December 6, 2002 at the age of 58. Stephen was a loving husband, father and brother. He leaves to mourn with cherished memories his devoted wife of 34 years, Hughena (Organ); son Darren; mother-in-law Maud Organ, Deer Lake; five brothers: Lawrence (Eileen), Trout River, Tom (Frances), Maurice (Loretta), Doug (Judy), Paul (Karen), and Seth (Debbie), all of Deer Lake; three sisters: Georgina Pittman (John), Springdale, Blanche Chambers (Max), Stephenville, and Kay Woodward (Herb), Goose Bay; sisters-in-law Rowena Gaulton, Deer Lake, Elizabeth Tulk (Stan), Deer Lake, Authorine Hancock (Monte) of Labrador City; brother-in-law Derek Organ (Evelyn), and a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his father Stewart, 1974, mother Sarah, 1980, and by his father-in-law Raymond Organ, 1982. Visitation took place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 25 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Saturday from 7-9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, visitation was held 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. At Fillatre's Funeral Home, Deer Lake. The Funeral Service will take place today, December 9 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Deer Lake with Rev. Byron Barter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery, Wight's Road. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, December 10, 2002

DEATHS

VINCENT, James Clifton
Etobicoke, ON (Formerly of Corner Brook)

Passed away suddenly on Dec. 1, 2002 at the age of 78. Jim Vincent of Etobicoke, ON, formerly of Corner Brook, NL. Retired employee of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Ltd., Tech. Services dept. where he was an active member of local 64 Pulp and Paper Workers Union. Son of Benjamin and Blanche Vincent of Corner Brook, both predeceased. Left to mourn are his beloved wife Lillian (Penny), sister Mary Guthrie of San Antonio Texas, sons Brian of Mount Pearl, NL and Neil of Ottawa ON, daughters Kirkie Jones of Kitchener, ON and Bonnie Flynn of McAdam NB, along with eleven grandchildren. Also survived by his step-family Diane MacFee and William Reid of Mississauga. He will be greatly missed by all he touched with his devotion to family and humor to the last. A memorial service celebrating Jim's life was held at the Simple Alternative Funeral Center in Mississauga on Dec 4th. The cremated remains will be interned in the family plot in Corner Brook, NL.


Wednesday, December 11, 2002

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Thursday, December 12, 2002

DEATHS

MACISAAC, Richard J.
St. John's (Formerly of Port au Port)

Passed peacefully away at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex in St. John's on Monday, December 9, 2002 at the age of 91 years. He will be sadly missed by his three sons: Robert (Anne) of St. John's, Guy (Linda) of West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia, Donald of Ontario; two daughters: Brenda MacIsaac of Port au Port, Frances Ann MacIsaac of British Columbia and his brother Michael (Brenda) MacIsaac of Edmonton, Alberta; three grandchildren: Amanda, Julia, Andrew and a large circle of relatives and friends. He wa predeceased by his wife, Jean MacIsaac in 1977 and his two brothers, Wilfred and Clytie MacIsaac and his sister Clara Gillis. Friends may call at Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Thursday. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, December 13th at 2:00 p.m. from Maria Regina Parish, Port au Port East with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.


Friday, December 13, 2002

DEATHS

PILGRIM, Ambrose
140 Queen Street, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ambrose Pilgrim announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at the age of 48 years. He will be sadly missed by his two sons: Eric and Max, both of Halifax, Nova Scotia and one daughter, Heidi of Halifax, Nova Scotia and his mother, Audrey Butler of Stephenville and three brothers: Eric Pilgrim of Mississauga, Ontario, Roland Smith of Alberta and Lloyd Smith of Ontario and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Smith. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Saturday, December 14th, at 11:00 a.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the Mental Health Association would be greatly appreciated.

SWEETAPPLE, William Thomas (Tom)
Tom passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex in St. John's on Dec. 11, 2002 surrounded by his family. He retired from the railway in 1986 after 34 years of service. He leaves behind his wife of 52 years Christina (nee Dingwell) and seven children Ray (Yvonne), Donna (Chris) Collier, Bob (Rosalyn), Ed, Jim (Kathleen), all living in Corner Brook, Diane Curren, of Virginia, and Neil (Val) living in Inuvik, NWT. Also mourning are 12 grandchildren, four brothers and one sister and a large circle of relatives and friends. Those friends who wish to call may do so on Sunday, Dec. 15, at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue. A memorial service will be held at Humber United Church on Monday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.


Saturday, December 14, 2002

DEATHS

HALL, Kevin Bernard
Benoit's Cove, NL
October 10, 1934 - December 13, 2002

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, December 13, 2002, Kevin B. Hall at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn his wife Maxine (Bugden) of 47 years on December 9, 2002; children: Brenda (Dave Gosse), Manuels, Roderick, Richard (Diane), Fort McMurray, Sherry (Brian Mount), Calgary, Nancy (Donald Pettipas), Nova Scotia; brothers: William (Mary), Harvey (Sandy), sister Rosie Hayward; brothers-in-law: George, Norris Point, Roland (Joan), Fort McMurray, sisters-in-law: Marie (Sidney Bell), Alma (Gary Phillips), Norma (Gerry Boulet), Nancy (Molwyn White), all of Ontario; grandsons Sean and Christ Mount, Matthew and Kevin Hall; step grandchildren: Stephanie and Nicole Gosse, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents William in 1968 and Annie in 1990, brother-in-law William Hayward, 1985. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 16th at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Benoit's Cove, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
Safely home in heaven at last

YOUNG, Roger
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roger Young announce his passing at his residence in Lourdes on Friday, December 13, 2002 at the age of 35 years. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Lisa of Prince Edward Island and two sons: Kyle and Mitchell, both of Prince Edward Island and his mother Marie Young of Lourdes and two brothers: Clifton (Michelle) Young of Piccadilly, Glenn (Juanita) Young of Prince Edward Island and six sisters: Martina (Richard) Duffenais, Elizabeth (John) Duffenais, Carolyn Young (Brian Woods), Nicole (Raymond) Benoit, all of Lourdes, Diane Benoit (Larry Hepditch) of Piccadilly, Lillian (John) Fiander of Nova Scotia and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Clifton Young and brother, Clyde Young. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Services will take place on Tuesday, December 17th at 11:00 A.M. from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Three Rock Cove. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

SWEETAPPLE, William Thomas (Tom)
Tom passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex in St. John's on Dec. 11, 2002 surrounded by his family. He retired from the railway in 1986 after 34 years of service. He leaves behind his wife of 52 years Christina (nee Dingwell) and seven children Ray (Yvonne), Donna (Chris) Collier, Bob (Rosalyn), Ed, Jim (Kathleen), all living in Corner Brook, Diane Curren, of Virginia, and Neil (Val) living in Inuvik, NWT. Also mourning are 12 grandchildren, four brothers and one sister and a large circle of relatives and friends. Those friends who wish to call may do so on Sunday, Dec. 15, at Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Mark's Avenue. A memorial service will be held at Humber United Church on Monday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.

MACDONALD, Ethel
Heatherton

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel MacDonald announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Thursday, December 12, 2002 at the age of 84 years. She will be sadly missed by her children: Ann (Max) Gallant of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, William (Linda) of New Market, Ontario, Leo (Sharon) of Heatherton, Paul (Diane) of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, James of Heatherton, Eleanor (Brent) Madore of Heatherton and sisters: Kathleen Duffenais, Anne MacDonald, Melvina (Ronald) Bennett, Loretta (Mario) Nadeau and brothers: Angus (Elvie), William (Barb), Hector and brothers-in-law: George (Genevieve) MacDonald, Allan (Bernice) MacDonald and sisters-in-law: Ruth MacDonald, Marie (Tom) Gillis, Rose (Cas) Mol, Theresa (Joseph) MacPherson, Margaret (Dave) Warrell, Rita Allan, Cecilia (George) Gilliam, Cavel, Gladys, Isabel and Maudie MacDonald and fifteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, son Robert, her sisters, Marie, Shirley, Ruby, Eva and brothers, Stephen, Donald and Gerald. Friends may call at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Heatherton on Saturday (after 1:30 p.m.) and on Sunday. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Church in Heatherton with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Heatherton. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

ENGAGEMENT

LEDREW / HEATH-PALMER
Larry and Kathy Palmer are pleased to announce the engagement of Sheena, to Peter, son of Stewart (Butch) and Joan LeDrew of Pasadena. The engagement took place on October 12, 2002 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

BIRTHS

CLANCEY
Alvina Woodward-Simms and Eugene Clancey are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Willow Mae Clancey at 6:05 a.m. on September 20, 2002, weighing 7 lb 9 oz. Proud grandparents are Winnie Simms of Daniel's Harbour and Kevin and Wanda Clancey of Curling.

MARCHE
IT'S A GIRL!

Robert and Joan Marche are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Keisha Marie Anna on Aug. 16, 2002. A beautiful sister for Coiley. Granddaughter of Alva and the late Austin Wheeler and the late Lillian and Coiley Marche.

FIANDER
Sam and Joanne Fiander are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Erin Victoria on November 4, 2002 weighing 8 lb. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Robert and Ellen Meaney of Corner Brook and Sam and Mary Fiander of Ramea.

CARTER
Paul and Nikki are pleased to announce the birth of their son Nathan on September 4, 2002 weighing 8 lb. 8½ oz. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Helen Rose and Don and Elaine Carter.

NEWHOOK
Calvin and Lori (Dunphy) and big sister Grace are very happy to announce the birth of their beautiful little boy, Samuel John. Born at 12:25 AM at The Janeway Hospital, St. John's on November 14, 2002, weighing 8 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary Dunphy of Corner Brook and Hubert Newhook of Mt. Pearl.

MACDONALD / CARTER
Yvonne MacDonald and Robert Carter are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Elliott Spencer Carter. Elliott was born on November 4, 2002 at 8:43 a.m. at the Women's Health Centre in St. John's, weighing 7 lb. 5 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are Donald MacDonald of Springdale, Linda Roberts of Corner Brook and William Carter of Kelligrews. Proud great-grandparents are Gus MacDonald, Woodrow and Thelma Roberts, all of Corner Brook, and Verner and Marion Morgan of Kelligrews.


Monday, December 16, 2002

DEATH

ROWE, Henry James
Pasadena
June 8th, 1928 - Dec. 13th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Henry James Rowe announce his passing on Friday, December 13th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 74th year. He will sadly missed by his loving wife Catherine (nee Bartlette). His children: Linda Turner, Donna (Derrick) McKay, Verna Seaward all of Pasadena, Bradley (Mary) of Fort McMurray, Jeffrey of Edmonton, Alberta, Brenda (Rick) Miller of Edmonton, Alberta, Brian of Pasadena, Mary (Eugene) French of Corner Brook, Marie (Sean) Walsh of Pasadena and Tina (Michael) Hayes of Rocky Harbour. 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, five sisters: Phyllis Holmans of Corner Brook, Mary (William) Ryan of White Horse, N.W.T., Shirley (Ross) Goldworthy of Gander, Dora (Doug) Hayter of Clarenville and Patsy (Hazail) Fowlow of Buffalo, NY. One brother Fred (Shirley) of St. John's, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Clara Belle and Henry James, granddaughter Nora Ann Turner and brother-in-law Jerry Holmans. Visitation took place from St. David's Anglican Church in Pasadena on Sunday from 2:30-4 and 7-9 p.m. where also funeral services will take place today, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley and Dean Lorne Gosse officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, December 17, 2002

DEATH

TAYLOR, Mary Margaret
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Margaret Taylor announce her passing after a short illness on Sunday, December 15, 2002 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Chester of 59 years; daughter Doris (Keith) Cormier of Corner Brook; five sons: Robert (Marion) of Lark Harbour, Donald (Dawn), Bert (Sandra), Brian (Carla), all of Corner Brook and Rod of Bishops Falls; nine grandsons: Jamie, Shawn, Richard, Adam, Jon, Jay, Matthew, Jonathon and Bradley; brother Raymond (Josie) Elford and sister-in-law Kay Elford, both of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Clarence & Angelina Elford; daughters: Peggy and Lillian; sisters: Georgina, Bride and Carrie; brothers: Albert and William. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. from First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the First United Church or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.
"Peace Perfect Peace"


Wednesday, December 18, 2002

DEATHS

BATSTONE, Reginald "Ford"
Died suddenly after a short illness, on Friday, December 6, 2002, at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital at the age of 32. Beloved husband of 4½ years to Tracy (nee Peddle). Loving son of Mary Batstone and her husband Bill Clair. Sadly missed by his brother, Sean and his wife Angie, and his sister, Adena Batstone. Rock and Roll uncle of Ashley Batstone and Morgan Batstone-Albano; God Father of Andrew Jackson, all of Kitchener, Grandson of Melinda Piercey of Corner Brook. Ford will be remembered by his father and mother-in-law, Don & Glenys Peddle. Brother-in-law of Scott Peddle, all of Kitchener. He will also be missed by his great friends that have been there throughout his illness, Diane (De-De) Lewis, Tracey & Rob, Ange & Rob, Drew, Corey, Julie, Shawn, and Joan Ashton - thank you for all you have done. Survived by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by his father, Ted Batstone (2001). Ford had a passion for music and was a proud member of the Vertical Smile Band. He will be sadly missed by his band buddies. Ford was a tire technician at Beverley Tire, Kitchener. The Batstone family received friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (749-8467) Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9. The funeral service for Ford was held on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 2:00 PM in the Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Robert Towler officiating. Cremation followed. Thank you to all the I.C.U. nurses at K-W Hospital. Visit Ford's memorial at www.obit411.com/905
"Gone from our home but not our hearts"

GARCIN, Regina M. (nee Buckle)
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness the family of the late Regina (Jean) Garcin announce her passing surrounded by her loving family at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 16, 2002 at the age of 87. She will be sadly missed by her children: daughter Marie Ereault and son Ivan, both of Corner Brook; grandchildren: Susan (Bruce) Nelson of Halifax, Jamie of Greenwood, Debra of Ottawa, and Jonathan of Corner Brook; sisters-in-law Mrs. Armorel Garcin, Mrs. Susie Mullins, Mrs. Jean Buckle, and Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald Buckle, all of Corner Brook and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ivan in 1991, father Albert in 1972, mother Hughina in 1993, brothers Leonard in 1964, Raymond 1974, Edward in 1986, Stanley in 1987, and Vincent in 1988, daughter-in-law Wanda Garcin (Oake) in 1992. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home today from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral services will take place from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Thursday at 10:30 A.M. with Father Edmund Carmacho officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.

CAINES, Kezia Jenny
Forresters Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kezia Jenny Caines aged 74 years, announce her passing on Monday, December 16, 2002, at her family residence in Forresters Point. She will be sadly missed by Garfield, her loving and devoted husband of 56 years. Her children: Dorcas Mitchelmore of Cambridge, Ontario, Elizabeth Baines (George), Mary Ann Gibbons (Edmund), Levinia Fillatre of Corner Brook, Myrtle Guinchard (Wayde) of Mount Pearl, Louis (Jane) and Walter (Maria); fifteen grandchildren: Sam, Trudy, Jade, Jarvis, Harold, Betty, Dulcie, Watson, Paula, Jilda, Bradley, Renita, David, Ashley, Jeremy; six greatgrandchildren: Dominique, Keegan, Kiara, Jade, Kendra, Kanisha and one sister Dorcas Caines (Isaac). Also, a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her brothers Jacob and Garfield Humber and sons-in-law Kerry M. Fillatre and Churchill Mitchelmore. Resting at St. Mary's Church, Black Duck Cove. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, December 19th at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Drover Churchill officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Wilfred Hutchings, Funeral Director.

BIGGIN, Evelyn
Daniel's Harbour
Feb. 28th, 1920 - Dec. 16th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Evelyn Biggin announce her passing on Monday, December 16th, 2002 at her family residence in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years Arch; her children: Clara (Bill) Forsey of Corner Brook, Winston (Loretta Skeard) of Daniel's Harbour, Nina (Ed) Pieroway of Corner Brook; her grandchildren: Archie (Patsy), Bill (Rose), Howard (Debbie), Blair (Sandi), Dwayne (Carolyn), Dwight (Sherry), Wally (Tanya), Bruce (Phyllis), Brent (Ericka), Joy (Wayne), Kim (Robin), Vicki (Wayne) Evelyn (Bruce) and Brenda; 19 great grandchildren; her sisters: Alice Pittman, Doreen (Wallace) Lodge, step-sisters: Elsie (Rex) House, Amelia (Arch) House, Jessie (Thomas) Caines, her step-brothers: Harold and Leonard Payne; her sisters-in-law: Connie Payne, Ivy House, Fanny Payne, Alice (Doug) House, Elsie (Walter) Payne, Edith (Henry) House, Aurelia & Bob Primrose. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Victoria & Michael Payne, step-mother Violet Payne, sisters: Ethel Payne, Daisy (Edward) House, brother Douglas Payne and brothers-in-law Henry Pittman, Howard (Hepsy) Biggin, Eli Biggin and Abe House. Visitation will take place today Wednesday from The Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour where also funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Jim Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family, flowers or donations to The Holy Cross Church Fund would graciously be accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

TAYLOR, Mary Margaret
Corner Brook

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Margaret Taylor announce her passing after a short illness on Sunday, December 15, 2002 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 80. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Chester of 59 years; daughter Doris (Keith) Cormier of Corner Brook; five sons: Robert (Marion) of Lark Harbour, Donald (Dawn), Bert (Sandra), Brian (Carla), all of Corner Brook and Rod of Bishops Falls; nine grandsons: Jamie, Shawn, Richard, Adam, Jon, Jay, Matthew, Jonathan and Bradley; brother Raymond (Josie) Elford and sister-in-law Kay Elford, both of Corner Brook, lifelong friend Peggy MacLaurin of Napean, Ontario and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Clarence & Angelina Elford; daughters: Peggy and Lillian; sisters: Georgina, Bride and Carrie; brothers: Albert and William. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. from First United Church, Park Street with Rev. John Adams officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to the First United Church or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road 634-2500.
"Peace Perfect Peace"


Thursday, December 19, 2002

DEATHS

KNEE, Ephraim
Shipmate P-JX188914 Royal Navy
October 6, 1914 - December 18, 2002
Corner Brook

While watched over by the caring nursing staff at the DVA Unit of the J. I. O'Connell Centre, Ephraim passed peacefully away on December 18, 2002. Left to celebrate Ephraim's life and mourn his passing are his children: Barbara and her husband Edward Stone, Corner Brook, Ruth and her husband Ernest Simms, Pilley's Island, Gloria Knee, Corner Brook, Robert and his wife Karen, Millbrook, Ontario, Brian Knee, Scarborough, Ontario and Jocelyn and her husband Fred Perrier, Lorette, Manitoba, Jason Simms, Robert (Sarah) Knee, Carissa (Jeff) Knee Fox, Cory (Mandi) Perrier, Philip (Laura) Simms, Nicole (Ernie) Knee, Neal Perrier and Jean-Paul Perrier will miss their caring grandfather. Gabrielle Fox, Logan Fox and Breanne Perrier will miss their gentle great-grandfather. His sister Hilda will miss her youngest brother. He will be remembered by his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Thelma L. Jenkins Knee in May 1981; his second wife Sarah Burry Knee in July 1998; his sisters Emmeline and Edith; and his brothers Bill and John. Friends may visit Country Haven Funeral Home Thursday, December 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday December 21st at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Country Haven Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, ph# 634-2500.
"Lest We Forget"

SNOOK, Pius B.
Passed away suddenly at Kelly's Cross, P.E.I. on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, Pius B. Snook of Kelly's Cross and formerly of Newfoundland, aged 79 years. Husband of Theresa (Bennett). Also survived by step-children: Ray (Susie) Bennett, Charlottetown, Bobby (Dianne) Bennett, Halifax, Jimmy (Tory) Bennett, Newfoundland, Mary (Ken) March, Alberta, Sandra (Don) Myles, Labrador City; sisters: Hettie Snook, Rosalie Skinner and Teresa Drake all of Newfoundland; two special nieces and nephews: Loretta "Sissy" (Terry) Brennan, Trudy (Ralph, Drew) Snook; Pius Snook and Robert Snook; grand nephew Christopher and grand niece Courtney. Remains resting at St. Joseph's Church, Kelly's Cross, P.E.I. for visitation Thursday December 19 from 6-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held from St. Joseph's Church Friday at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery, P.E.I. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Dawson Funeral Home, Crapaud, P.E.I. Ph: 902-658-2992.

YOUNG, Elizabeth
J. I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Young announce her passing at The O'Connell Centre on Monday, December 16th, 2002 at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her fourteen children: Marie, Corner Brook, Brian, St. John's, Helen, Toronto, Robert, Corner Brook, Maisie, Delores, Dartmouth, Johnny, Corner Brook, Cecil (Susan), Stephenville, Marguerite (Terry), Pasadena, Hilda, Dartmouth; Denise, Ontario, Doreen, Kentville, Sonny, Corner Brook, and Bernice, Dartmouth; thirty two grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by daughter Louise and grandson Adam Ross. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service for family and friends will be arranged at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the J. I. O'Connell Centre, Corner Brook. A memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.


Friday, December 20, 2002

DEATHS

WHITE, Augustus
Flat Bay, NL

Passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2002 at his family residence in Flat Bay, Augustus White at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn, sons: Calvin (Frances), Elias (Valerie) and Ivan (Joanann), Flat Bay; daughters: Norma (Mrs. William MacNeil), Cynthia White, Ruby (Mrs. Eugene Bennett), Flat Bay, Janet (Mrs. Wayne Miles), St. Theresa's and Ann White, Fort McMurray, AB; twenty grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, as well as a circle of other relatives and friends. The family will be receiving friends at St.; Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay, beginning on Friday at 10:00 a.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 21st at 2:00 p.m., Father Ariel Garcia officiating, followed by interment at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers will be graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUTT, Bride Angela (Simms)
Passed peacefully away on December 19, 2002, at The Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John's, NL, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Reginald Thomas Butt 1989, father Ambrose, mother Bessie, brothers Harvey and Hayward, sisters Evelyn, Joyce and Eileen. Leaving to mourn her daughter June, son-in-law Ed Beresford, Mt. Pearl, grandson John, Waterloo, ON, granddaughter Laura, Mt. Pearl, brother Baxter Simms, Corner Brook, sister Agnes Randles, Oakville, ON and her many friends and relatives. Bride was a resident of Campbellton, Buchans, Churchill Falls and Pasadena, NL. Visitation on Saturday, December 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the United Church in Pasadena. Funeral service and interment to follow at 11:00 a.m.
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"

PARSONS, Barbara Eva (nee Payne)
Three Mile Rock
Aug. 23rd, 1926 - Dec. 19th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Barbara Parsons announce her passing on Thursday, December 19, 2002 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in her 76th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Stewart, her son Ramsey (Colette) of Fort McMurray, Alberta and her daughter Millie (Dennis) Decker of Rocky Harbour. Five grandchildren: Brian, Caitlin, Wandalee, Stephanie and Jennifer; three sisters: Rhoda (Graham) Payne, Ina Payne both of Parsons Pond and Amanda (Milton) Payne of River of Ponds; two brothers: Carl (Annie) Payne of Parsons Pond and Samuel (Karen) Payne of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Rose Ellen and Edward Payne, sisters Violet Payne and Lucy Madge and sister-in-law Linda Payne. Visitation will take place from the family residence in Three Mile Rock today, Friday and Saturday. Funeral services will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond with Rev. James Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Saturday, December 21, 2002

DEATHS

BUTT, Bride Angela (Simms)
Passed peacefully away on December 19, 2002, at The Hoyles-Escasoni Complex, St. John's, NL, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her husband Reginald Thomas Butt 1989, father Ambrose, mother Bessie, brothers Harvey and Hayward, sisters Evelyn, Joyce and Eileen. Leaving to mourn her daughter June, son-in-law Ed Beresford, Mt. Pearl, grandson John, Waterloo, ON, granddaughter Laura, Mt. Pearl, brother Baxter Simms, Corner Brook, sister Agnes Randles, Oakville, ON and her many friends and relatives. Bride was a resident of Campbellton, Buchans, Churchill Falls and Pasadena, NL. Visitation on Saturday, December 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the United Church in Pasadena. Funeral service and interment to follow at 11:00 a.m.
"Ever Remembered, Ever Loved"

OSMOND, Manson Wallace
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Manson Osmond announce his passing on Thursday, December 19, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his twelve children: Bess Hinnebury (Bob), Florida, Rose Dumke, Texas, Millie Lopaz (Ernie), Ohio, Hazel Harley (Brian), Corner Brook, Linda Riggs (Harvey), Lower Sackville, NS, Wallace (Jennifer), Albert (Edna), Corner Brook, Terry, Deer Lake, Larry, Corner Brook, Rick (Andrea), Lower Sackville, NS, Eugene (Tina), Bridgewater, NS, and Scott, Greenwood, NS. Twenty grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of brothers, sisters, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Inez, October, 1998. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m. from the First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive. Pastor Velmer Bessey officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Osmond's Avenue. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Gideon Bible Society or to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

PAYNE
Bernie and Susan Payne announce the birth of their daughter Catherine Grace on August 23, 2002. Proud grandparents: Gerald and Bertha Payne, Corner Brook and Mark and Mae Button, Wareham. Proud big sister Laura Joy.

WEDDING

YOUNG & GALLOP
Congratulations on the wedding of Sherman Young and Denise Gallop who were married on October 8, 2002 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Best wishes from friends and family.


Monday, December 23, 2002

DEATHS

MULLINS, Joseph Patrick (Joe)
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joe Mullins announce his sudden passing on Saturday, December 21st, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his wife Marie (nee Lockyer), son Peter, brother, John (Christine), Corner Brook, and sister Theresa (Royce) Getson, Bridgewater, NS; mother-in-law Mrs. Mildred Lockyer, aunts Gertrude Normore and Muriel Thompson, uncle John Ryan, nieces and nephews: Michelle, Michael, Paul, Ann, Peter, Robin, Doug, Chris, Paul, Cory, Alex, Morgan, Sasha, Jason, Chelsea, Jordan, Charlotte, Rachel, Pamela, Nathan and Braden. Brothers-in-law: Robert (Pat) Lockyer, Charles (Thelma) Lockyer, Cyril (Toni) Lockyer, Saul (Jean) Lockyer and Larry (Pam) Wolfe; sisters-in-law: Violet Lockyer and Millie (Dale) Donour, as well as a large circle of relatives and many friends. Predeceased by his parents Peter and Margaret Mullins, brother Brian and father-in-law Bob Lockyer. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 24th, at 11:00 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, and will continue at the John R. Oake Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation, the Kidney Foundation of Canada 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

BENOIT, Aloysius Edmund
Stephenville

Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family, Aloysius Edmund Benoit on Saturday, December 21, 2002 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre at the age of 88 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 67 years, Annie Helen (nee Campbell). Loving father of nine daughters: Marie (Albert) Barry, Roselyn (Jerry) Misurka, all of Ontario, Dola (Mario) Tagliapietra of Nova Scotia, Evelyn (Lyle) Russell of Kippens, Cynthia (Bert) Barry, Judy (Gordon) Andrews, Myra (Donald) White, Marion (Richard) Rotchford, all of Stephenville, Carmelita (Tim) Couture of Sunnyvale, California and three sons: Fintan (Elizabeth) Benoit, Leon (Elaine) Benoit, all of Kippens, Carl (Audrey) Benoit of Gander Bay, special granddaughter Rose (Rick) Bennett of Mattis Point and 38 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and six brothers: Roddie (Marie) of Stephenville, Ronnie (Ethel) of Ship Cove, Reggie (Helen) of Stephenville, Ray (Theresa) of Stephenville, Leo (Beatrice) of Ship Cove, Bernie (Agnes) of Stephenville and four sisters: Tessie Keeping, Hilda (Joe) MacQuarrie, Isabelle (Gordon) Rose, Priscilla (Willie) White, all of Stephenville. He will also be sadly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Edmund and Clara, daughter Ann Mary Grant, grandson Dwayne Benoit, sisters: Annie Simon and Roberta Butt, Margaurette Knight, brother Stanley and step-brother Fred. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, December 24th at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, flowers accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

PAYNE, Roy Wilson
Cow Head
September 22, 1912 - December 22, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Roy Payne announce his passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday, December 22nd in his 90th year. He was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by his five sons Hounsell (Hughena), Cow Head, Doug (Judy), Beaver Bank, NS, Oswald (Doris), Lower Sackville, NS, George (Vicki), Bellburns, NF, James (Cossette), Brampton, ON. Five daughters: Betty Hynes (Bernie), Minette Reid (Gordon Mason), Frances Payne (Craig), Jane Mitchelmore (Alvin) all of Brampton, ON and Elaine Worth (Donald), Guysborough, NS, 26 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Three brothers Earl of Cow Head and Daniel (Dot) of Corner Brook, Reginald (Ida) of Edmonton, AB. Two sisters Grace Ellsworth of Rocky Harbour and Doiley Reid of Sudbury, ON. Sisters-in-law Jean Payne and Olive Endicott, also a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Dorcas (Endicott) in 1995, son-in-law George Reid, brothers Leslie and Bernard, Brothers-in-law Melvin Ellsworth, Eric Major, Cliff Reid, George Endicott, sisters-in-law Gertrude Payne and Ellen Major. Visitation will be held from St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head, Sunday, December 22 to Tuesday, December 24th where also funeral will take place on Tuesday, December 24th at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Pratt officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

KENDALL, Mary
St. David's, NL (Formerly of Ramea)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Kendall announce her passing on Saturday, December 21st, 2002 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 96 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her two daughters: Juanita Tibbo (William), Gander, NL, Catherine Alley (Hugh), St. David's, two sons: Victor Kendall (Shirley), Corner Brook and Donald Kendall (Margaret), Dartmouth, NS. Grandchildren: Donald, Perry, Elaine, Amanda, Mary Ellen, Carolyn, Eleanor, Yvonne, Shirley and James. 19 great-grandchildren. Brother John Baggs, Halifax, as well as other relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Henry Kendall, 1991, daughter Eleanor, brothers: Nathan, Sidney, James, Walter, Samuel, sisters: Christina, Catherine and Eileen. Friends may visit the Anglican Church, St. David's on Monday and Tuesday from where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, December 24th, at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment to follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

OSMOND, Gideon Basil
Hampden
April 25th, 1927 - December 20th, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gideon Basil Osmond announce his passing on Friday, December 20th, 2002 at his residence in Sop's Arm in his 75th year. He will be sadly missed by his two sisters, Adelaide Stride of Hampden and Mariam (Richard) Bennett of Hampden, four brothers Ronald (Netta), Harris, both of Hampden, Baxter (Muriel) of Seal Cove and Pasco (Sandra) of Hampden, his sister-in-law Elizabeth Osmond of Seal Cove, his special friends Julie & Jim Avery of Hampden, also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Eli & Olive Osmond and his brother Eric. Visitation took place from the Salvation Army Church in Hampden on Sunday where also funeral services will take place on Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Capt. Reid officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"

FITZPATRICK, Thomas Joseph
10 Pleasant Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Joseph Fitzpatrick announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Saturday, December 21, 2002 at the age of 87 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Ellen and two sons: Fred (Debbie) Fitzpatrick of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Robert Fitzpatrick (special friend Melissa) of Stephenville and one daughter, Colleen (Paul) Green of Stephenville and two sisters: Margaret Dunphy of Torbay, sister Mary Fitzpatrick of Montreal and four grandchildren: Lindsay, Meghan, Susan, Michael and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his three brothers, Jim, John and Leo Fitzpatrick and his sister Helen Walsh. Cremation service took place on Saturday, December 21st at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral services will take place on Monday, December 23 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville.

SLADE, Ella (nee Elliott)
Deer Lake, NL
July 11, 1925 - December 21, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Slade announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Dec. 21st in her 77th year. She is leaving to mourn her husband Alfred, two sons Barry (Joyce), Deer Lake and Edward (Cathy), North Bay, ON. One daughter Yvonne (Michael) Crowley of Holyrood; nine grandchildren: Ella (Brook), Robert, Glen (Lori), Keith, Jason, Cory (Sharon), Tina, Jennifer, Tammy (David); ten great-grandchildren, five sisters: Phoebe (Dudley) Ollerhead of St. Anthony, Jessie (Bert) Seymour of St. John's, Alice Penney of Grand Falls-Windsor, Bessie (George) Cole of Carbonear and Naomi Colbourne of St. Anthony. Two brothers: Rueban (Millie) and William (Elizabeth) both of Cook's Harbour, NL. Her aunt Laura (Cecil) Ollerhead of St. John's and a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Alec in 1970. Visitation will be held from Parsons Funeral Home Monday, Dec. 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 24th at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with the Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Paul's United Church Accessible Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain St., Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Tuesday, December 24, 2002

DEATHS

NICOLLE, Olive Louise
Rocky Harbour
June 13th, 1940 - December 23rd, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Olive Louise Nicolle announce her passing on Monday, December 23rd, 2002 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 62nd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Clifford; five sons: Martin of Parsons Pond, Peter (Jane) of Rocky Harbour, Clifford of Ontario, Deon of St. John's and Terry of Corner Brook; two daughters: Jacquline of Ontario and Jocelyn (Anthony) Blanchard of Woody Point; thirteen grandchildren and one great granddaughter; five brothers: Harold (Olive) of Sally's Cove, George (Ida), Hayward, Ludlow (Frances) all of Rocky Harbour and Rick of Ontario; three sisters: Linda, Monica and Carolyn (Dave) all of Ontario. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Paul, parents Clayton and Mary Payne, sisters Pearl and Florence Payne. Visitation will take place from the Gospel Hall in Rocky Harbour today, December 24th, 2002 where also funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Mr. Matthews officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

KEOUGH, Kathleen
Parsons Pond, NL
December 5, 1916 - December 21, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kathleen Keough announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 86th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Clayton, her seven sons: Pious (Julie), Douglas (Elizabeth), Earl (Romaine), Frazer (Lillian), Trevor (Theresa), Roger (Sharron), Lewis (Nina); three daughters: Edith (Austin), Mac (Harrison), Ann (Warren); three brothers: Alexander (Alvina), Richard (Charlotte), George (Blanche); three sisters: Hannah Brake (Byrant), Mary Payne (Claude), Delora Keough (William); sister-in-law Mildred Payne (Henry); 25 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her father Norman; mother Mary Ann; brothers: Earl and Henry; sister Eliza; brothers-in-law: Hebert Caines, Bryant Brake, Stanley Payne, grand daughter Tanna. Visitation will take place from the Gospel Hall in Parsons Pond, Monday, December 21st where also the funeral service will take place December 24th at 2:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts

SLADE, Ella (nee Elliott)
Deer Lake, NL
July 11, 1925 - December 21, 2002

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ella Slade announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on December 21st in her 77th year. She is leaving to mourn her husband Alfred, two sons Barry (Joyce) Deer Lake and Edward (Cathy) North Bay, ON; one daughter Yvonne (Michael) Crowley of Holyrood; nine grandchildren: Ella (Brook), Robert, Glen (Lori), Keith, Jason, Cory (Sharon), Tina, Jennifer, Tammy (David); ten great children; five sisters: Phoebe (Dudley) Ollerhead of St. Anthony, Jessie (Bert) Seymour of St. John's, Alice Penney of Grand Falls Windsor, Bessie (George) Cole of Carbonear and Naomi Colbourne of St. Anthony; two brothers: Rueban (Millie) and William (Elizabeth), both of Cook's Harbour, NL; her aunt Laura (Cecil) Ollerhead of St. John's and a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son Alex in 1970. Visitation will be held from Parsons Funeral Home, Monday, December 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 24th at 2 p.m. from the St. Paul's United Church, Deer Lake with the Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Paul's United Church Accessible Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
Forever In Our Hearts


Wednesday, December 25, 2002, and Thursday, December 26, 2002

In observance of Christmas Day and Boxing Bay, The Western Star will not publish Dec. 25 or Dec. 26, and all offices will be closed. Publication will resume and offices reopen on Friday, Dec. 27.


Friday, December 27, 2002

DEATHS

DOLLIMOUNT, Mark
April 14, 1946 - December 23, 2002

Passed peacefully away at the Calder Health Care Centre, Burgeo, in the presence of his family and friends, Mark Dollimount, in his 56th year. Leaving to mourn his wife and best friend for thirty-four years, Sybil, son Lee (fiancée Angelina) of Dartmouth, daughter Donna (Robert Crocker) of Corner Brook; two grandchildren Emily and Ryan; brothers Arch (Irene) of Cow Head, Roy (Gladys) of Manuels; sisters May Hare (Victor), Violet Green (Austin), Leta Vatcher of Burgeo and Sarah Payne (Bert) of Cow Head; mother and father-in-law Mary and Fred Dominey; brother-in-law Ward Dominey (Denise) of Burgeo; sisters-in-law Debbie and Amy of Stephenville, Dianne Strickland (Don) of Wawa, Ontario and Theresa Benoit (Lewis) of Bell Island; also numerous nieces and nephews, special friends and neighbours. Predeceased by mother Amelia (1993), father Edward (1973), sister Gladys (1971) and brother Claude (1990), brother-in-law Onslow Vatcher (1999) and nephew Douglas Vatcher (2001). Donations in his memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Calder Health Care Centre. Visitation began Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday December 25th at St. John The Evangelist Church, Burgeo. Funeral service took place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26th, Reverend Russell officiating, with interment in the community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.
"Forever in Our Hearts"

FULFORD, Paul
Point au Mal

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Paul Fulford announce his passing at St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's on Monday, December 23rd, 2002 at the age of 70 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his eleven children: Jerry (Wanda) in Kitchener, Marie (Jerry) Duffy in Port au Port, Rachel (Eric) Rowsell in Brampton, Wayne (Ellen) in Brampton, Alphonsus in Brampton, Eddy in Petawa, Keith (Doreen) in Clarenville, Fidel (Neil) Matthews in Colorado Springs, Kay (Keith) Hunt in Brampton, Anthony (Lorna) in Brampton and Leslie (Todd) Abbott in Caledon, Ontario. Also leaving with fond memories Margaret Fulford, his brother Bernard in Alberta, his sisters: Kay in New York, Marg in Texas and Lillian in South Carolina, eighteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Maureen, his son Wayne, grandchildren Tola and Crystal, his parents Bernard and Marie, brothers Pat, Jack and Jerome and sisters Joan and Madeline. Visitation will take place on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 28th, 2002 at 10 a.m. from Russell's Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation will follow the funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

TUCKER, James Brendon
Corner Brook, NL
W.W.II Veteran

It is with great sadness that the family of the late James Tucker announce his passing on Tuesday, December 24th, 2002 at the J. I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 87 years. Mr. Tucker was a veteran of W.W.II, 166 Field Regiment Royal Artillery. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 60 years Rosina (nee Angus), five children: Eleanor Mercer (Doug), Dartmouth, NS, Angela James (Barrie), Mount Pearl, Rosemarie Roy, Gander, Brian Tucker (Joan), Corner Brook and Gerald Tucker, Twillingate. Eleven grandchildren: Jamie, Sandy, Leslie, Allison, Doug, Natalie, Heather, Jacquelynn, Adam, Trina and Natasha. Three great-grandchildren: Ashley, Brandon and Katie. One sister Eileen Roche, as well as many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by numerous brothers and sisters. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 27th, at 10:30 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue, continuing at the John R. Oake Receiving Chapel, Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through out website www.fillatre.ca
In Flanders Field Where Poppies Grow Between the Crosses Row on Row "We Remember"

MACMILLAN, George
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late George MacMillan announce his passing at Stephenville on Saturday, December 21, 2002 at the age of 43 years. He will be sadly missed by his son Jordan MacMillan at his home, his daughter Bobby Joe MacMillan at home and his mother, Dolores MacMillan of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and five brothers: John of Barrie, Ontario, Stephen (Charlene) of West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia, Alex (Wanda) of West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia, Bob of Barrie, Ontario, Rick (Jill) of Porters Lake, Nova Scotia and two sisters: Betty (John) Pratley of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Dolly (Gord) Cooke of Ottawa, also long time companion and mother of his children, Noreen Jesso and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father James MacMillan. Family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Friday, December 27th at 7:00 p.m., with service to follow at 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, December 28, 2002

DEATHS

BOLAND, Michael Fintan (Mike)
Passed peacefully away at his residence in Witless Bay on December 26, 2002, Michael Fintan Boland, age 71 years. Mike is the son of Leo Patrick Boland and Anita Hynes Boland of Curling, Bay of Islands. He is predeceased by his parents, brother Harold and grandson Sean Power. He leaves to mourn his sisters: Mary (Clem) Lindsey of West Palm Beach, Florida, Mona Galliott and Helen White (Patrick Blackadder) of Cornwall, Ontario and Bride Boland of Vancouver, British Columbia; brother Fred Boland, Kingston, Ontario; sons: Rick, Leo, Tony of St. John's and Gerry of Toronto, Ontario; daughters: Bobbie (Bill Duggan), Torbay, Patricia (Jeff Baker), Toronto, Ontario, Shelley (Steve) Power, Churchill Falls, Maria (Trent MacDonald), St. John's. He also leaves a large circle of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. During the last decade Mike made many friends at Dinn's Personal Care Home especially Debbie and Junior. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John's on Saturday December 28th, 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, December 28th, at 7:30 p.m. from Caul's Chapel. Michael will be laid to rest with his mother and father at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, Curling-Corner Brook in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choice.

MCDONALD, Dollie Diane
Stephenville (Formerly of Burgeo)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dollie Diane McDonald announce her passing at Stephenville on Thursday, December 26, 2002 at the age of 46 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Allister and two sons: Marcel of Ontario, Jonathan of Stephenville and four brothers: Sandy of Burgeo, Bill of Burgeo, Ron of Truro, Nova Scotia, Alfred of Nova Scotia and seven sisters: Nellie of Burgeo, Eva of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Bessie of Stephenville, Queenie of Burgeo, Marg of Burgeo, Joan of Stephenville, Patsy of British Columbia and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville on Friday, December 27th. Her remains were forwarded to St. John Evangelist Anglican Church in Burgeo where visitation will take place on Saturday, December 28th (after 3:00 p.m.) Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, December 29th at 2:00 p.m. from St. John Evangelist Anglican Church, Burgeo with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in Burgeo. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

BRAKE, Bridget Mary
Corner Brook, NL

The Brake family is sad to announce the passing of their beloved mother, Bridget Mary Brake (nee: Andre) on Friday, December 27th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 73rd year. She will be treasured and remembered by her 12 children: Terry (Rose) of Toronto, ON, Marilyn (Wayne) of Fernie, BC, Glenn (Shannon) of Fernie, BC, Michael of Corner Brook, Jean (Bob) of Flin Flon, MB, Catherine (Dan) of St. John, NB, Bridgette (Rick) of Blairmore, AB, Peter (Mark) of Ottawa, ON, Doug (Catherine) of Halifax, NS, Bob (Grace) of Corner Brook, Phyllis (Tom) of Corner Brook and Patricia (Andrew) of Fort McMurray, AB; 25 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband of 26 years Michael R. Brake, October 6, 1996. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 30th at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to a charity of one's choice.

BIRTH

BUCKLE
Congratulations to Gary Buckle and Tonya Wilton on the birth of their little girl Kristen Janelle Buckle. Born on November 8th, 2002 weighing 8 lb 13½ oz. Proud grandparents Brian and Glenda Buckle and Sylvia Wilton.

ENGAGEMENT

JESSEAU - TAN
Jane and Jerome Jesseau announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen, to Robert Tan, son of Dr. and Mrs. Tony and Yvette Tan, of Miramichi, NB. A September 2003 wedding is planned in Montreal.


Monday, December 30, 2002

DEATHS

PELLEY, Myrtle
Pasadena
October 22, 1921 - December 29, 2002

Passed away Sunday, December 29th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, MYRTLE PELLEY at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn her husband of 52 years Wilbert Pelley, sister Edith Lawrence, nieces: Rosalind Richards, Joy Parsons (Ray), nephews: Edward Carter (Doreen), Gary Sulley (Lillian), and a number of step brothers and step sisters; friends and care gives Marjorie and Lee Noel, other relatives and close friends. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 1, 2002 at 2 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena, Captain Irving Angell officiating. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit The Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

LEWIS, Regina (Nee: Tucker)
Meadows, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late REGINA LEWIS announce her passing on Sunday, December 29th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 79th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 62 years Foster, only son Fred and his wife Alma, 3 dear grandchildren: Robert (Trudy), Karen (Robert) Kennedy, and Ronnie, all of Meadows; 3 special great grandchildren: Laura and Lucas Kennedy and Ryan Lewis. She will be sadly missed by her brother Simon (Catherine) Tucker, Meadows, sister Bridget Christopher, Meadows; sisters-in-law Ada Parsons, Meadows and Mary Tucker, Trinity Bay and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Arthur and Eliza Tucker, sister Stella House, brothers Hedley Tucker and Frank Parsons. Friends may visit The Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Meadows beginning 12:00 p.m. Monday, followed by the funeral service Tuesday, December 31st at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Joan Coles officiating. The interment will follow at the Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home.
FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS

WALTERS, Maxwell
Age 87
Fox Roost

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Walters announce his passing on December 26th, 2002 at Carbonear General Hospital in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn with precious memories two daughters: Marie St. Croix (George), Cape Ray, Lorraine Walters, Port Saunders. Three sons: Herman (Jeanette), Carbonear, Ivan (Carrie), Port aux Basques, Basil (Albertine), Newmarket, ON. 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, sister Elsie Pratt (Vernon) of Williams Lake, BC; sisters-in-law: Stacey Walters, Dartmouth, Hazel Meade, Fox Roost, Lorna Buffett (Reginald), Margaree, Mary Chaisson, Port aux Basques, brothers-in-law: Augustus Meade (Marie), Eric Meade, Willard Meade (Dorothy) all of Fox Roost, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife Mary Jane in 1987, three brothers Alec, Bernard, and Nathan, one sister Laura Meade. Visitation will take place on Saturday, December 28th at 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday, December 29th, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 30th at 11:00 a.m. from St. James Anglican Church with Rev. H. Fudge officiating. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Barachois Hill. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Basques. Donations may be made to the Mazol Shriners, Box 2385, St. John's, NL A1C 6E7. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

BRAKE, Bridget Mary
Corner Brook, NL

The Brake family is sad to announce the passing of their beloved mother, Bridget Mary Brake (nee: Andre) on Friday, December 27th, 2002 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in her 73rd year. She will be treasured and remembered by her 12 children: Terry (Rose) of Toronto, ON, Marilyn (Wayne) of Fernie, BC, Glenn (Shannon) of Fernie, BC, Michael of Corner Brook, Jean (Bob) of Flin Flon, MB, Catherine (Dan) of St. John, NB, Bridgette (Rick) of Blairmore, AB, Peter (Mark) of Ottawa, ON, Doug (Catherine) of Halifax, NS, Bob (Grace) of Corner Brook, Phyllis (Tom) of Corner Brook and Patricia (Andrew) of Fort McMurray, AB; 25 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years Michael R. Brake, October 6, 1996. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 30th at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating. The interment will follow at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or to a charity of one's choice.

BUTT, Audrey Margaret (nee Horlick)
Born November 27, 1949
Early Childhood Educator

Audrey passed peacefully away at her home with her husband, daughter and son at her side on December 29, 2002 after a long battle with cancer. Audrey owned and operated Chantel's Playschool for 7 years in Stephenville prior to her becoming ill; she and her family moved to St. John's in 2001. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Doss (Luman) in 1981, her father John Horlick in 2001, her father-in-law Andrew F. Butt in 1994 and her mother-in-law Margaret Butt in 1997. Audrey is survived by her husband of 31 years Andrew, her daughter Diana Marilyn (fiancé Jason Gaulton) of Fort McMurray, AB and her son Bernard Andrew (special friend Nicolle) as well as her mother Mary Stapleton; by her sisters: Linda Chafe (Frank), Dianne Crocker (spouse Roger Gulliver), Debbie Humphries and Warrick Humphries all of St. John's; by her brother: Robert (special friend Gertrude) of St. John's, John (Brenda) of Maynooth, ON, David (Patsy) of Placentia, Randolph (Jeanette) of St. John's by a special Aunt Peggy McCarthy (David Shemtob) of Mississauga, ON; by her sisters-in-law Kay (Don) Gibbon, Gerty (Robert) Bruce, Gina (Nelson) White all of Stephenville, Mary (Tom) Sullivan of St. John's, Linda (Mont) Mills of Clarenville, Carolyn (Sterl) Stuckless of Fort McMurray, AB; by her brother-in-law John (Arlene) Butt of Bedford, NS and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends in Stephenville and St. John's. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home. Visiting hours: Sunday 7 to 10 p.m. Monday 2 to 5 p.m. - 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Teresa's Church for Mass at 2 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.


Tuesday, December 31, 2002

DEATHS

GREENE, Thomas V.
Deer Lake (Formerly of Placentia)

Passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, December 30, 2002, Thomas V. Greene, W.W.II Veteran - 166th Royal Newfoundland Artillery, age 88 years. Leaving to mourn, sons: Gerald, Australia, Patrick and George (Sharon), Edmonton, AB, Larry, London, ON, daughters: Anna, Vancouver, BC, Maureen, Long Island, New York, Cecelia, St. John's and Carmelita (George Morgan), Deer Lake, nine grandchildren: Cheryl, Michelle, Megan, Andrea, Desi, Vincent, Timothy, Evan and Alicia, one great-grandchild Jacob, sister, Sr. Clarence Greene, Framingham, MASS, sisters-in-law: Sr. Carmelita Power, Peru, Lena Cunningham (Stuart), Annandale, VA and Julie Greene (Brian), Point Verde, Placentia. Resting at Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, January 1, 2003 and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2003. Funeral Service will take place at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Father Dermot McGettigan Memorial Cemetery, Southeast, Placentia. donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice.

SMITH, Redmond Joseph
Stephenville (Formerly of Lourdes)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Redmond Joseph Smith announce his passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, December 30, 2002 at the age of 69 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary of Stephenville and one son, Redmond Jr. (LeeAnn) of Lourdes and four step-sons: Bob Lambe of Florida, Mike Lambe of Calgary, Ricky Lambe of Florida, Brian Lambe of Stephenville and two grandsons: Glen of Ontario and Darren of Lourdes and three granddaughters: Sarah Lambe, Allison Lambe, Bethany Lambe and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Food Bank would be greatly appreciated.

CASHIN, Margaret "Verna"
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Verna Cashin announce her passing at home on Sunday December 29th, 2002 at the age of 65 years. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Belinda (Joe) in Piccadilly, her step-daughters: Marilyn (Pete) Nowee in Colborne, ON, Cindy (Tim) Lake and Betty Edwards in Edmonton, AB, her step-sons: Albert (Winnie) Gaudet in Edmonton, AB and Ron (Fran) Gaudet in Comox, BC. She also leaves with fond memories her brothers: Pearce of Port au Port West, Jim (Kay), Bernard and William all in Port au Port East, Jack and Cal in Mississauga, ON, her sisters: Marie (Mike) Clay in Chicago, Edna Nentwick in Wellsville, Ohio and Bernadine (John) Hensley in Las Vegas, grandson David in Piccadilly, step-granddaugher Elisa (Dave) Mullins in St. Catherine's, ON, along with a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents John F. and Mary P. Cashin. Visitation will be at Maria Regina Parish in Port au Port East on Tuesday December 31st, 2002 from 2-9 p.m. from where funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 1st, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will take place following the service with a private family committal of ashes to follow. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Port au Port Cemetery Fund would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen St. in Stephenville.

BUTT, Audrey Margaret (nee Horlick)
Born November 27, 1949
Early Childhood Educator

Audrey passed peacefully away at her home with her husband, daughter and son at her side on December 29, 2002 after a long battle with cancer. Audrey owned and operated Chantel's Playschool for 7 years in Stephenville prior to her becoming ill; she and her family moved to St. John's in 2001. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Doss (Luman) in 1981, her father John Horlick in 2001, her father-in-law Andrew F. Butt in 1994 and her mother-in-law Margaret Butt in 1997. Audrey is survived by her husband of 31 years Andrew, her daughter Diana Marilyn (fiancÚ Jason Gaulton) of Fort McMurray, AB and her son Bernard Andrew (special friend Nicolle) as well as her mother Mary Stapleton; by her sisters: Linda Chafe (Frank), Dianne Crocker (spouse Roger Gulliver), Debbie Humphries and Warrick Humphries all of St. John's; by her brother: Robert (special friend Gertrude) of St. John's, John (Brenda) of Maynooth, ON, David (Patsy) of Placentia, Randolph (Jeanette) of St. John's by a special Aunt Peggy McCarthy (David Shemtob) of Mississauga, ON; by her sisters-in-law Kay (Don) Gibbon, Gerty (Robert) Bruce, Gina (Nelson) White all of Stephenville, Mary (Tom) Sullivan of St. John's, Linda (Mont) Mills of Clarenville, Carolyn (Sterl) Stuckless of Fort McMurray, AB; by her brother-in-law John (Arlene) Butt of Bedford, NS and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends in Stephenville and St. John's. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home. Visiting hours: Sunday 7 to 10 p.m. Monday 2 to 5 p.m. - 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Funeral on Tuesday to St. Teresa's Church for Mass at 2 p.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.

BENNETT, Mary Cecilia (nee Madore)
150 Montana Drive, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Cecilia Bennett (nee Madore) announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Monday, December 30, 2002 at the age of 48 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Ambrose Bennett of Stephenville and three sons: Tony (Tanya) of Lourdes, Michael (Leanora) of Stephenville, Albert of Toronto and two daughters: Tina of Black Duck Brook, Amanda (Curt) Simms of Corner Brook and three brothers: Charlie Madore and Michael Madore, both of Toronto, Richard Madore of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and six sisters Cecilia Bates of Stephenville, Isabell Plank of Philadelphia, Marie Madore of Lemington, Ontario, Ann Madore of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Patsy Lucas of Stephenville Crossing, Phyllis Wheeler of Stephenville and her grandchildren: Isabella, Leonard and very special friend, Betty Perrier and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Madeline Madore, brothers, Andrew, Ronnie and sister, Josephine. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway Stephenville.

 

 

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