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The Western Star Newspaper
December 2004

 

Wednesday, December 1, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PITTMAN, Mary Florence
January 12, 1937 - November 29, 2004
Sop's Arm

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Pittman announce her passing at the Pollard's Point (Main River Retirement Home) in her 68th year. She leaves to mourn her brother Elijah (Wavey) Pittman, Jackson's Arm; her nieces: Hazel (Francis Loder), Deer Lake and Leatrice (Abraham Ricketts), Deer Lake, Marie (Hugh) Gale, Sop's Arm, Tracey (Terry Drover), Peterview, N.J. Joan (Wein Roberts), Alberton, PEI; three nephews: Hayward (Nora Drover), Jackson's Arm, Scott (Loriann) Pittman, Bishop's Falls and Trevor (Marcy) Pittman, Alberton, PEI. Also a large circle of relatives and friends and the residents and staff of Main River Retirement Home. She was predeceased by her parents Hayward and Belinda Pittman and her four sisters, Leatrice, Winnie, Rita and Hazel. Visitation took place from the Anglican Church in Jackson's Arm, Tuesday, November 30th, from where funeral services will take place Wednesday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend William Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expression of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PINSENT, Joyce Millicent
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Pinsent announces her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 30, 2004. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Jacob; sons: Wayne (Rosalind) of Corner Brook, Hedley Glenn of St. John's and Brian (Susan Reidpath) of Moncton, NB; grandchildren: Jackie (Byron) White of Corner Brook and Stephen Pinsent of Grand Falls-Windsor; sister-in-law Betty Baggs of Steady Brook; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, December 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BARRETT, Peggy Joy
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peggy Barrett announces her passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the age of 56 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband of 36 years Robert; daughter: Debbie (Lenny) Benoit and Leah; son Robert Jr. (Colette) and grandchildren Nicole and Rene; parents: Mary and Hubert Oxford of Springdale; sisters: Monda (Scott) Young of Springdale, Ruby (Bob) Murphy and Karen (Jim) Crewe all of St. John's; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with the funeral service on Thursday, December 2, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive with Pastor Bessey officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital or a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or donations may be made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

MACINNIS, M. Patricia
Maidstone, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late M. Patricia MacInnis announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the age of 92. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: K. Francis Kelly, South Carolina, USA, John, Ontario, Gerard (Coreen), St. John's, Jacquelyn Hynes, Maidstone, Patricia, ON, Colin (Donna), Ontario, Hugh, St. Fintans; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister Rita (Chess) Harvey, Ontario; special friends Nelson Tulk and Madonna Harvey as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husband F. Joseph MacInnis; sisters: Elizabeth Gillis and Ellen Power; brother, Michael Pumphrey. Visitation will begin for friends on Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. with prayer service at 8:00 p.m. from the St. Columcille Roman Catholic Church, Highlands from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m. with Pastoral Minister Peter Mackey and Monsignor R. White officiating. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

EASTER, Robert Stanley
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Easter announce his passing at the St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Saturday, November 27, 2004 at the age of 41. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Crystal, St. George's, son Kyle, Toronto, ON; sisters: Melissa Easter, Brampton, ON, Sherry Bieuz, Scarborough, ON; brothers: Kevin Toronto, ON, William, Scarborough, ON; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents Robert Sr. and Margaret. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, December 1st, 2:00 p.m. from the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, St. George's with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the family, 407 Main Street, St. George's, NL A0N 1Z0. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed at our website www.fillatre.ca

REID, Annie
March 31st, 1918 - November 29th, 2004
Norris Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Annie Reid announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Center in her 86th year. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Leslie, of 65 years; her seven daughters and five sons; a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother-in-law; also a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by three sons and one daughter. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point Tuesday, November 30th and Wednesday, December 1st, from where funeral services will take place on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend John Olson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. As expression of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.

KENDALL, Lucy
105
North Sydney
Lucy (Billard) Kendall
, 105, a resident of the Northside Community Guest Home, North Sydney, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the Guest Home. Born in Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late Henry M. and Edith (Ingraham) Billard. Lucy moved to Ramea in her early years, there she met and married Leo Kendall, a fisherman. Leo and Lucy had a happy life together, as things were tough in those days. They raised seven children in Ramea. After Leo passed in 1977, Lucy moved to North Sydney to live with her daughter Margaret until 1994, when she moved to the Northside Guest Home. Lucy will be missed by her family and many friends. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney. She is survived by: daughters: Margaret Skinner, North Sydney, Edith, St. John's; sons: George (Florence), Henry (Betty), both of Corner Brook, Montfred, Ontario; daughter-in-law Mary, NL; son-in-law Roland, ON; also by many grand, great grand and great-great grandchildren living in Alaska, Ontario, New Brunswick, PEI, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Minnesota and Virginia. She was predeceased by: husband Leo, daughter Audrey, sons: Walter and Wilfred, sister Hanna and brothers: Jack and Joe. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral and burial to take place in Ramea, NL. Memorial donations can be made to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.


Thursday, December 2, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PINSENT, Joyce Millicent
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joyce Pinsent announces her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 30, 2004. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband, Jacob; sons: Wayne (Rosalind) of Corner Brook, Hedley Glenn of St. John's and Brian (Susan Reidpath) of Moncton, NB; grandchildren: Jackie (Byron) White of Corner Brook and Stephen Pinsent of Grand Falls-Windsor; sister-in-law, Betty Baggs of Steady Brook; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Annie (Chippett) Baggs of Point Leamington, brothers: Hedley Baggs of Steady Brook and George Baggs (Violet) of Point Leamington and sisters: Rowena Sherren (John) of Corner Brook and May Attwood (Noah) of Corner Brook. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

CORMIER, Cornelius Alfred
St. Theresa's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Cornelius Cormier announce his passing on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife, Gladys; children: Hubert (Beatrice), Robinson's, Marina (Bradley) Long, Corn (Joan), Geraldine, Patricia (Charles Legge), Olive (George) Long, Gary, Judy (Maxie Burchell), Shawn, St. Theresa's, Ivy, Janet, Linda, Ruby (Leonard), Stephenville and Robert (Christine Falls), Flat Bay; 47 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brothers: Edward (Yvonne), St. Theresa's and Johnny, Stephenville Crossing; sisters: Zeta (Edward) LaSaga, St. Theresa's and Delia Nash, Flat Bay East, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son, Randy; daughter, Bertha; parents, Alfred and Mary; and brothers: Leo, Arthur, Hubert, Benedict, Bernard and Alonzo. The family will be receiving friends at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Flat Bay on Wednesday and Thursday, from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m., Fr. Gerard Patry officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, St. Theresa's. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

THISTLE, Arthur
Glovertown
(Formerly of Fort McMurray, Alberta and Stephenville)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Thistle announce his peaceful passing at his residence in Glovertown on Monday, November 29, 2004 at the age of 62 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving companion, Anne; three sons: Fred (Loreen) Thistle of Barrhead, Alberta, Trevor Thistle of Edmonton, Alberta and Arthur Thistle (Naomi Cote) of Fort McMurray, Alberta; three daughters: Cynthia (Glenn) Shaw, Dulice Thistle and Marie Abbott, all of Fort McMurray, Alberta; the mother of his children, Ivy Verigan of Camrose, Alberta; his mother, Allison Thistle of Stephenville; one brother, Charles (Jacqueline) Thistle of Stephenville; ten grandchildren: Phillip, Rayna, Jamie-Lynn, Casey-Lee, Amber, Cody, Jennifer, Josie, Eyla and Emma; Heather Thistle (niece), Jeffrey Thistle (nephew) and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Fred Thistle and infant daughter, Daphne. Visitation took place on Wednesday, December 1st at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Funeral service took place on Thursday, December 2nd at 2:30 p.m. at the United Church, St. Clare Avenue, Stephenville with interment in the United Cemetery, St. George's. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of one's choice or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.


Friday, December 3, 2004, edition of The Western Star

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, December 4, 2004, edition of The Western Star

ENGAGEMENT

PITTMAN / BAKER
Congratulations to Vanessa Pittman (formerly of Labrador City) and Jason Baker of Deer Lake on their recent engagement. Best wishes from Steven & Chantal and Mom & Dad (Clayton & Joyce Pittman) now residing in Pasadena, NL.

BIRTH

RUTH / FRENCH
Trena and Jason are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter Kara Alexandra, on June 30, 2004 at Western Memorial Hospital, weighing 8 lb. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Judy and Cliff Ruth of Summerside and Katherine and Johnny French of Halifax. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses who assisted in the safe arrival of our little girl.

GARDNER
Barbara and Darren Gardner are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Hailey Grace on October 1, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, weighing 7 lb. 3 oz.  Proud grandparents are Wilson and Bonnie Wicks of Jackson's Arm and Andrew and Helen Gardner of Pasadena, great-grandparents Harold and Grace Rideout, aunts and uncles Walt and Lisa, Carl and Tammy, Michael and cousins Alexandra, Jenna and Patrick. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff who were so wonderful and helpful.

WEDDING

DUGGAN / FOWLOW
Sandy Fowlow
of Stephenville, son of Juanita Fowlow & Douglas Fowlow, married his beautiful bride, Sandra Duggan of Antigonish, daughter of Janet & Leo Duggan, on September 18, 2004 at the Four Seasons Retreat in Upper Economy, Nova Scotia. Witnesses for the ceremony were Natalie Duggan, sister of the bride, and Stephanie White, friend of the groom. Their immediate family and closest friends joined them for their special wedding weekend retreat. Sandy and Sandra reside in Oakfield, Nova Scotia.

HOBEN / DINNEY
Heather Jean
, daughter of Keith Hoben (Wanda) of Deer Lake and Suzette Pardy (Kim) of Vancouver, BC and Michael Robert, son of John and Ruby Dinney of Deer Lake were united in marriage on August 14, 2004 in Deer Lake. Maid of Honour was Natasha Hoben, sister of the bride, and best man was Robert McDonald, friend of the groom. Bridesmaids were Sabrina Guy, Karla Dinney and Krista Wellon, groomsmen were Michael Ball, Gregory Dinney and Jason Young. Thank you to everyone who shared in our special day with us.

GOULDING / BURKE
Friends and family gathered on Aug. 21 to celebrate the marriage of Penny, daughter of Bill and Joanne Goulding of Corner Brook to Andrew, son of Peter and Marlene Burke of Sydney, N.S. The ceremony took place at All Saints Church with Rev. Ken Penney and Father Edmund Camacho officiating. Penny and Andrew would like to thank everyone whose presence made their wedding day so special.

GILLAM / GRICE
Congratulations to Joanne Gillam and Darryl Grice who were married on August 20th, 2004, at the Church of Epiphany, Woody Point. Joanne is the daughter of John and Rowena Gillam of Woody Point, and Darryl is the son of Randy Grice and Maralyn Horvat of Ontario. They are living in Ontario where both are employed. Best wishes to the newlyweds.


Monday, December 6, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MURPHY, Effie
Summerside, NL

Passed peacefully away on Friday, December 3, 2004 Effie Murphy at The Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Ida (James) Terry, Irishtown and Olive (Ralph) Ellsworth, Meadows. 12 grandchildren: Emma Piercey, Darlene (Harold) Terry-Payne, Rick (Lisa) Terry, Faye (Leonard) Anderson, Shirley Terry, Derek Terry, Shawn (Oy) Ellsworth, Shelly Goulding, Stephanie (Jason) Reid, Bonnie Lyn (John) Newman, Twila (Johnny) Tucker and Mark Hunt. 7 great-grandchildren: Jacey, Mason, Amber, Mikkayla, Justin, Billy Joe Parsons and Mary Porter-Park and family. Daughters-in-law: Isabel (David) Hunt and Marie (Gerald) Walbourne. Sisters-in-law: Augusta, Hazel, Rosie and Lenora. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Ensie, 1958, sons Edward, 1979 and Roderick, 1993 and granddaughter-in-law Marie, 2003. Visitation was held at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Summerside on Saturday and Sunday from where the funeral service will be held today, Monday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church Building Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

HOUSE, Warrick (Rick) Thomas
Oct. 22, 1955 - Dec. 3, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rick House announces his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Friday, December 3, 2004 at the age of 49. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Gwen (nee Bellows); daughter Sabrina (Jeff) House-Ellsworth; son Jonathon (Samantha); brothers: Darren (Robby-Lynn) of Pasadena, Dennis (Colleen) of Ontario, sisters: Lorraine of Corner Brook, Norma (David) of Bedford, Denise Twyne of Ontario, Linda (Tony) of Manitoba, Lauri (Eugene) and Torena (Glynn) both of Deer Lake; mother-in-law Veronica (Harold) Bellows-Green of Pasadena; stepmother Bernadine House of Deer Lake and a large circle of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and co-workers. He is predeceased by his parents: Wilfred and Kathleen (nee Park), grandparents: Luke and Rachel House, William and Dulcie Park. Funeral services will be held today December 6, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael's Anglican Church, Park Drive, with Rev. Gordon Druggett officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery Meadows. Flowers gratefully accepted or donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

PENNEY, Albert Herbert (Herb) Jr.
Irishtown-Summerside, NL
Jan. 30, 1930 - Dec. 4, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Saturday, December 4, 2004 Herb Penney at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Agnes (nee Ryan); foster children: Leo and Mary Barry; brother Ronald (Sarah) of Irishtown, sisters: Kaye Smith of Mountain View Home Meadows, Alma Mighton of Irishtown, Laura Lidstone of Corner Brook, Geraldine (Tony) Rayner of Irishtown and Joan (Clifford) House of Corner Brook and a large circle of sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: Albert and Gertrude Penney; sister, Marjorie Flynn. Visitation will take place at the Anglican Church Summerside on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where funeral services will take place on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sydney Payne officiating. Mr. Penney will be then transported to St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Codroy Valley where visitation will take place on Thursday, December 9, 2004 from where the funeral services will take place on Friday, December 10, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Lainey officiating. Interment at the Mount St. Thomas Roman Catholic Cemetery Codroy Valley. As expressions of sympathy flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

POWER, Maxwell Frederick
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maxwell Frederick Power announce his passing after a short, but courageous fight with cancer, on Friday, December 3, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 58 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Rose, son Cory (Tara), daughter Danica (Tim), his precious granddaughter "Poppy's Girl" Brianna. Brothers: Don (Judy), Glen (Jill), Wally (Judy), Colin, Tom (Phyllis), Tony (Susan) and Darryl (Lori). Sisters: Doreen (Ray) Wall, Jean (Dave) Smith, Brenda (Frank) Layden, Phyllis (Jerry) Rankin, Irene (Gary) Bailey and Debbie (Blaine) Rideout. Mother-in-law Myrtle Rumbolt, brothers-in-law: Eugene (Wanda) Rumbolt, Wade Rumbolt and Maurice (Michelle) Rumbolt, sisters-in-law: June (George) Krueger and Myra (Chris) Lush. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Walter and Mercedes Power, sisters Joan and Marjorie, father-in-law Gordon Rumbolt, brother-in-law Felix Young, niece Linda Smith and nephew Felix Young Jr. The family received friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday and Sunday. Visitation will continue Monday from 10-11:00 a.m. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United Church, Curling with Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Memorial United Church or The Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

RICHARDSON, W. Joseph (Toddy)
Formerly of Sydney, NS
Deer Lake, NL
Jan. 14, 1943 - Dec. 4, 2004

With great sadness the family of the late W. Joseph (Toddy) Richardson announce his peaceful passing on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at his home in Deer Lake, NL in the presence of his loving family. He leaves to mourn his wife Rose (Blanchard), his sons Todd (Kim), Ted and Tim (Nancy), grandchildren: Tiffany and Mickey, all of Deer Lake. He also leaves with fond and loving memories his sister Brenda (Ray Burk), his brother Vince (Judy), niece Heather of Sydney, NS, his sister Helen Lovett (Wayne) of Dartmouth, NS, brother-in-law Allan Durbrack, his three nieces, Amanda, Alana and Heather of Cole Harbour, NS and a nephew Adrian MacNeil of Alberta. He was predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Helen (MacLean) of Sydney, NS, and his sister Heather Durbrack of Cole Harbour, NS. Visitation will take place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake Tuesday December 7, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family will be having a private service on Wednesday to celebrate his life. Interment to follow at the family plot at Wights Road, Catholic Section, Deer Lake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"


Tuesday, December 7, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MAIN, Dorothy
3 Edward's Lane, Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dorothy Main announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, December 5, 2004 at 11:11 p.m. at the age of 66 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Robert (Bobby) Felix, Greg Main and Ian (Della) Main; two daughters: Dorothy (Arthur) Bedo and Rhonda Main; seven brothers: Cecil (Carmie) Felix, Gus (Rita) Felix, Ted (Ruby) Felix, Arsene (Levern) Felix, Gregory (Joanne) Felix, Conrad Felix and Tommy Kennedy; three sisters: Myra (Lawrence) White, Winnie McLeod and Madge Ryan; seven grandchildren: Kayla Bedo, Bradley Bedo, Ryan Bedo, Evan Main, Brianna Main Parsons, James Main and MacKenzie Main and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West (please use back door of church) on Tuesday (after 11:00 a.m.) and Wednesday. Funeral service will take place at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West on Thursday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. Cremation service will take place after the funeral service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

MORRIS, Richard (Rick)
Passed away suddenly after a short illness on December 3, 2004, Rick Morris, aged 46 of St. John's. Predeceased by his mother Geraldine. He leaves to mourn his wife Susan Pye, son Shane and daughter Anna; father, Sidney; brothers: Robert (Anne), Peter (Sally Ackerman), Philip (Susan); father-in-law Terry Pye; sister-in-law Alison Pye (Jim Weick); nephews: Stephen, Timothy, Thomas, Christopher and Michael Morris and Aaron Weick; aunts: Dorothy Halleran, Margaret Halleran, Rosemary Trimble (Blair), Sheila Morris; also many other family members, and a large circle of close friends and colleagues. In his life and work with many groups and communities, Rick's compassion, sense of justice and fairness were paramount. He valued and cared deeply about the people and issues he was involved with. He will be sorely missed. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors at Carnell's Funeral Home, Freshwater Road, on Monday, December 6 and Tuesday, December 7 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at Gower Street United Church, Wednesday, December 8 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Donations in Rick's name can be made to the charity of one's choice.


Wednesday, December 8, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

DELOUCHE, Percy
Port au Port East

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Percy DeLouche announce his passing at his residence in Port au Port East on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 at the age of 60 years. He will be sadly missed by his two daughters: Alicia (Sean) Hicks and Brandie DeLouche, both of Ontario; one brother: Winslow (Theresa) DeLouche of Port au Port West; two grandchildren: Cooper and Faith and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Winslow and Florence DeLouche, two brothers: Joseph and David (Bobby) DeLouche and four sisters: Gertrude Hynes, Phoebe Eddy, Wilhemina DeLouche and Laura Hoskins. Friends may call at St. James Anglican Church, Port au Port East on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Friday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the St. James Anglican Church in Port au Port East with interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Port au Port East. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

MERCER, William Clyde
Corner Brook, NL
  
Passed away Tuesday, December 7th, 2004, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, William Clyde Mercer at the age of 77. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years Laura; children: Sherry Collett (Hubert), Rick Mercer, Billy Mercer (Pamela), Kerry Mercer; grandchildren: Tierayn, Desiree, Dawson, Gannon; sisters & brothers: Stan, Eric, Marion, Shirley; sisters & brothers-in-law: Gilbert, Maude, Ruth, Frances, Dan, Dolly, Peggy, Bud, Mick and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend Wayne Cole officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed on our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, December 9, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

MERCER, William Clyde
Corner Brook, NL

Passed away Tuesday, December 7th, 2004, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, William Clyde Mercer at the age of 77. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years Laura; children: Sherry Collett (Hubert), Rick Mercer, Billy Mercer (Pamela), Kerry Mercer; grandchildren: Tierayn, Desiree, Dawson, Gannon; sisters & brothers: Stan, Eric, Marion, Shirley; sisters & brothers-in-law: Gilbert, Maude, Ruth, Frances, Dan, Dolly, Peggy, Bud, Mick and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street, Reverend Wayne Cole officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guest book may be signed on our website www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Stedman M.
June 13th, 1943 - Dec. 7th, 2004
Parsons Pond, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Stedman M. Parsons announce his sudden passing on Tuesday, December 7th, 2004 in his 61st year. Stedman will be sadly missed by his loving family, his brothers: Sandy & Mary Jane, Rex & Jean, and Gerald & Marion, all of Parsons Pond, NL; his sisters: Sadie & Tom Verge, Daisy & Max Payne, Rowena, and Mildred, all of Parsons Pond, NL, Josie of Rocky Harbour and Edna of Parsons Pond, NL; his brother-in-law: Claude Brown of Cow Head; also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives & friends. He was predeceased by his parents Eldric & Gladys; his sisters: Lily Kate, Jessie, Beatrice, and Joyce; his brother-in-law: Pierce Payne, Gilbert Goosney, Henry Payne, Milton Walters, John Wentzell, and Peter Bavis. The family be receiving family & friends today Thursday, December 9th, 2004 at the Anglican Church in Parsons Pond from where the funeral service will also take place on Friday, December 10th, 2004 at 2 p.m., with Rev. James Pratt officiating, with the interment to follow at family plot of Church cemetery, Parsons Pond. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our hearts"


Friday, December 10, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

JENNIEX, Alma
Norris Point, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alma Jenniex announce her passing on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Care Centre in her 90th year. She will be sadly missed by her eight sons: John (Clara) of Humber Village, Kevin (Florence) of Bonne Bay Pond, Bruce (Marilyn), Roger (Cora) and Dennis (Marilyn), all of Norris Point, Lloyd (Margaret) of Gander, Brad (Ethel) of Pasadena and Cyril (Lucy) of Canmore, Alberta; five daughters: Eileen (Mack) House of Hawkes Bay, Sadie (Bob) Bennett of St. Paul's, Marie (Charles) Menchions of Eastport, Myra (Noel) Roberts of Norris Point and Dale (Gary) Decker of Rocky Harbour; 36 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; niece, Lucy Rumbolt of Norris Point; nephew, Gerald Janes of John's Beach; son-in-law, Garfield Schumph of Brampton, Ontario; sisters: Annie Janes, Amanda Tulk and Gwen Dennis of Deer Lake; brothers: Newman Neil of Florida and Hounsell Neil of Norris Point and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husbands: Augustus Major in 1936 and Garfield Jenniex in 1983 and daughter Gladys Schumph in 2003. The family received friends at the Anglican Church of the Good Sheppard in Norris Point on Thursday and Friday, from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 11th, 11:00 a.m., with R.T. Rev. Percy Coffin and Rev. Canon John Olsson lll officiating. Interment to follow at the Old Anglican Cemetery in Norris Point. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Port aux Choix.

BUGDEN, Brian Noel
Norris Point, NL
January 3rd, 1956 - December 8th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Brian Noel Bugden announce his passing on Wednesday, December 8th, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Health Centre in his 48th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife and friend Beatrice Patricia (nee Maynard). He was a loving father and friend of daughter Bonnie and son-in-law Jason and special granddaughter Emma. A loving father and friend of daughter Bethany. His loving parents Benjamin and Betty Bugden, his sister Brenda Bugden and his brother Bliss of Brampton, Ontario. Also leaves with fond and loving memories, a number of close sisters and brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and a large circle of friends. Brian was predeceased by sister Lola, granddad Clarence Shears, and also grandparents James and Minnie Bugden. The family will be receiving family and friends at their home in Norris Point as of Thursday, December 9th, 2004. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 11th, 2004 from the Church of The Good Shepherd in Norris Point at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Canon John Olson officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery, Norris Point. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

HALL, John James
Stephenville
(Formerly of Campbell's Creek)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John James Hall announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his brother, Raymond Hall Sr. of Stephenville, sister Lillian Power of the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Vita Hepditch, Anne Marche and three brothers, Paul, Dan and Anthony Hall. Visitation took place at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday (7-9 p.m.) and Friday (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.). Funeral Service took place on Friday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Father O'Quinn officiating. Interment took place at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

PICCOTT, Florence Dinah (nee Collier)
Robinson's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Florence Piccott announce her sudden passing at her family residence in Robinson's on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 at the age of 69. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 50 years, Arthur; children: Trudy (Gordon) Collier, Robinson's, Lesa (Chris) Blandford, Gander, Gary (Wendy), Alberta, Randell, Robinson's, Nicholas (Beverly), Robinson's; grandchildren: Dennis, Catherine, Heidi, Garrett, Michael, Hailey and Cole; brothers: Norman, Ralph, Jack; sister Ruby as well as many other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her infant daughter Linda; parents Stanley and Susie; brothers Fred and Harold and by her sister Helena. Visitation was held on Thursday at the St. George Anglican Church, Robinson's from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Robinson's. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. George Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, December 11, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

NOSEWORTHY, Theodore Joseph
St. David's, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Theodore Joseph Noseworthy announce his passing on Thursday, December 9th, 2004 at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Gwen, St. David's, daughters: Glenys (Martin) Alley, Ontario, Dawn (David) Gillam, New Brunswick, and Heather (Andrew), St. David's; sons: Derek (Ruby), Robinson's and Craig (Wanda), St. Fintans; 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; brothers: Edward (Mary), St. John's, George (Dorothy), Whitbourne and Gordon (Minnie), Halifax, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Albert and Martha, sisters: Mahalah, Carrie, Lillian, Mabel, and Fannie, brothers: Norman, William and Ernest. Friends may visit St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, St. David's on Saturday from where the funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 12th, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Stewart Bellows officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre or to St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing.

STONE, Robert Percy
Curling, NL
Feb. 9, 1924 - Dec. 10, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Stone announce his passing at the J. I. O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook, on Friday, December 10th at the age of 80 years. He will be sadly missed by his daughters: Joan Dawe (Horace), Irene Casselman (Douglas) and Olive Roach (Eric); grandchildren: Valerie, Aaron, Ryan, Alfred, Janelle, Michele, Geoffrey, Denise and Darryl; seven great-grandchildren; sister Dora Stone; brother Victor Stone; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Sarah Frances (nee Mercer); brothers: Wilt, Hube, Stan and Bill; sisters Clara and Jessie. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 12th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Curling. Reverend John Hounsell Drover officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Fund or flowers are graciously accepted. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WEDDING

BENNETT / LAM
Congratulations to Amanda Bennett and Patrick Lam who were married at St. Patrick's Basilica, Ottawa on September 4, 2004. Amanda is the daughter of Gordon Bennett and Joyce and Morley Lewis of Stephenville. Patrick is the son of Eric and Teresita Lam of Ottawa.

CASHIN / WHITE
Friends and family gathered on May 22 to celebrate the marriage of Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Valda Cashin of Corner Brook to Dwayne, son of Calvin and Marilyn White of Cox's Cove. The ceremony took place at St. Nicholas Church with Rev. Joan Coles officiating. Matron of Honor was Paula Kennedy, sister of the bride and Best Man was Marty White, brother of the groom. Bridesmaids were Kelly Baker and Aimee Letto, cousins of the bride, and Trina Cormier, friend of the bride and groom. Groomsmen were Shannon and Mark White, brothers of the groom and Richard Cashin, brother of the bride. Thank you to everyone who shared in our special day.

GORDON / FREAKE
A beautiful wedding ceremony took place at the Pentecostal Tabernacle on July 9, 2004, uniting Teara, daughter of Brenda Gordon of Corner Brook and Don Gordon of Glovertown, and Tony, son of Linda and Wayne Freake of Corner Brook. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Stephen Gordon, brother of the bride. Deanne Rice and Tara Pye were bridesmaids. Dean Roberts of Ottawa and Craig Gordon were groomsmen. A special thank you to all family and friends for making our day memorable.

LAHEY / O'REILLY
Carol and Gerry Lahey and Gerard O'Reilly of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Michelle and Bill on October 9, 2004 at All Saints Anglican Church in Corner Brook. The matron of honor was Tracy Pardy and the best man was Bob O'Reilly. Bridesmaids were Sharon Lahey, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Jennifer Metcalfe and Donna O'Reilly-Cull. The groomsmen were Gerry Lahey Jr., T.J. Power, Sonny Terrio and Joe O'Reilly. The flower girl was Jaime Basha and the ring bearer was Aiden Noseworthy. Congratulations from all or your family and friends.

SHEPPARD / PEDDLE
George & Marjorie Sheppard of Humber Village are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Jacqueline, to Michael, son of James and Joanne Peddle of Corner Brook. The wedding was held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Corner Brook, on July 24, 2004 with the Very Reverend Lorne Gosse officiating. Maid of Honour was Ingrid Eichelbaum, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Sheppard Hewitt, sister of the bride, Cathy Peddle, sister of the groom, and Janice Sheppard, sister-in-law of the bride. The Best Man was Mark Jones, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Richard Peddle, friend of the groom, Stephen Peddle, brother of the groom, Colin Pittman, friend of the groom, Brian Scott, friend of the groom, and James Sheppard, brother of the bride. Ring Bearer was Spencer Hewitt, nephew of the bride. Vocalist for the ceremony was Sandra Hounsell. Ushers were Adam Joyce, friend of the groom, and Derek Jeffrey Sheppard, cousin of the bride. Musicians were Andrea Hounsell, flute, David Hutchings, trumpet and Doreen Klassen, organ. Photographs were taken by Melvin Gill in the beautiful garden of the groom's parents at Humber Park. Derek Sheppard, uncle of the bride was driver for the bride and groom. The reception was held at the Rod and Gun Club, Massey Drive with Master of Ceremonies, Janet Joyce. The club was decorated by Joanne Peddle. Grace was said by Marguerite Sheppard, grandmother of the bride. The newlyweds traveled to Mexico for their honeymoon and are currently residing in Greenville, South Carolina. Congratulations and best wishes are extended to Jacqueline and Michael from family and friends.

COLLIER / PENNEY
Friends and family gathered on July 31st to celebrate the marriage of Andrea, daughter of Marie and Thomas Collier of Curling to Don, son of Mary and the late James Penney of Corner Brook. The ceremony took place at Sacred Heart Church with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Maid of Honour was Trina Eddison, friend of the bride and best man was Rob Batten, friend of the groom. Bridesmaids were Donna Boyd, Marie T. Collier, Christine St. George and Kayla Boyd. Groomsmen were Dave Penney, Al Bailey, Cory Haynes and Boyd Hollett. Flower girls were Emma St. George and Samantha Thorne. Ringbearers were Johnathan and Matthew Collier. Thanks to everyone who made it a day to remember. Andrea and Don now reside in Ottawa. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, December 13, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GARNIER (nee Bennett), Carolyn (Auntie)
St. George's, NL
October 3, 1957 - December 10, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carolyn Garnier announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, December 10, 2004 at the age of 47. She courageously battled cancer for three years and she now rests peacefully leaving behind: her daughter: Sarah, beloved Wayne Matchem; father: Louis Bennett; sisters: Darlene (Tom Pye), Suzanne (Conrad) White; brothers: Gary Bennett, Kevin (Robin), Aiden (Helen), Jimmy (Linda); nieces: Krista, Stephanie and Angela Bennett; nephews: Cameron, Shane, Bradley and Corey Bennett; great nephew Anthony Bennett and her very special and beloved great nieces Taylor Rae Bennett and Raleigh Bennett. She was predeceased by her mother Sybil; brother Fintan and by her Aunt Jean. Visitation began for friends on Sunday at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, St. George's from where the Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Gerard Patry and Father John Collins officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery, Courthouse Road. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Memorial Fund. 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  Thanks on her behalf to anyone who helped her during her illness.

AYERS, Mabel
Corner Brook, NL
Sept. 29, 1917 - Dec. 12, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mabel Ayers announce her passing on Sunday, December 12, 2004 at The O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her only daughter Mary (Fred) Noseworthy, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Reginald, December 15, 2003, son Gary, 1962, parents Reuben and Mary Elms. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 15 at 2:00 p.m. from The Humber United Church with Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to The Parkinson's Society of NL.

WATTON, June
Pasadena, NL
May 27, 1930 - December 11, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late June Watton announce her passing on Saturday, December 11, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 74 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 38 years Baxter Watton. Sister Viola Penney, Brampton, ON and brother Cyril (Janet) Hicks, West Hill, ON. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Irene Hicks. Friends may visit St. David of Wales Anglican Church, Pasadena today, Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Carol Daley officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Pasadena. As expressions of sympathy no flowers by request, memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society of NL. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Corner Brook.

WISEMAN, Chesley Phillip
Mount Moriah, NL
July 12, 1932 - December 11, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley Phillip Wiseman announce his passing on Saturday, December 11th, 2004 at The Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 72 years. He leaves to mourn with loving memories his loving wife of 48 years, Alvina Hunt Wiseman. Daughters: Marilyn (Andrew) Lynch, Corner Brook, Janet (Frank) Hickey, John's Beach, Cheryl Wiseman, Moncton, NB, Mary White and friend Ray Johnson, Toronto, ON. Sons: Dawson (Diane) Wiseman, St. John's, Dexter (Arlene) Wiseman, Brent Wiseman and friend Marlene Duffy, both of Mount Moriah. 12 grandchildren: Janet Campbell, Beverley Hickey, Benjamin and Gerard Wiseman, Melissa and Scott Wiseman, Steve and Christopher White, Michelle and Kayla Wiseman, James and Catherine Wiseman. 4 great grandchildren: Michael and Jessica Campbell, Noah Wiseman and Dustin Wiseman. Sisters: Sheila, Joy, Maria and Hope all of Springdale. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Harold and Janet Wiseman, brothers Lloyd, Dexter, Alfred and Wilson, sisters Josey and Cedella. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Corner Brook today Monday from the hours of 2-4 PM. Visitation will continue from The Salvation Army Citadel, Mount Moriah from 7-9 PM, from where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 2:00 PM with Majors Barry & Christine Gray officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

STURGE, Ada Marie
Passed peacefully away on Saturday, December 11, Ada Marie Sturge, beloved daughter of the late Gilbert and Jean Pike of Curling. Predeceased by her loving husband Rev. E. Clifton Sturge; she leaves to continue her memory daughters Carolyn and Catheryn and granddaughters Jessica & Cara. She is fondly remembered by her brother Gilbert of St. John's, sister Joan of Corner Brook and nieces and nephews. She also leaves many dear and wonderful friends all across Canada. The funeral service will take place at St. James United Church on Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. We wish to express gratitude to Dr. Lesa Dawson and her team for giving Mom the precious gift of two more years of life with us; to Dr. Patricia Power and team for providing wonderful care during her recent hospitalization; and, to Edwina Kirkland and staff at Elizabeth Towers for bringing her comfort during her final days. We offer special thanks to the two nurses at the Miller Centre for seeing her through to the end. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be given to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or any charity of choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the Memorial Guest Book.
Don't let the dark days trouble you
Whatever trials life bring...
Someday, just like the Butterfly
You'll find that you have wings!


Tuesday, December 14, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

PAYNE, Winton Selby
Cow Head, NL
September 28th, 1923 - December 10th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winton Selby Payne announce his passing on Friday, December 10th, 2004 at the Health Science Complex in St. John's in his 81st year. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife, Jessie Nee (Bennett), his loving daughters: Rowena (Dave Targett), Theresa Major (John McKenzie), Rosetta Payne, Thelma Stone (Sidney), Darlene Payne and Jackie Garrent, his son, Aaron Pynn, son-in-law, Paul Barry; his grandchildren: Charlene Laing, Melvina Decker (Lou), Kim Shears (Clarence), Roger Laing, Shirley Major, Kerry Laing (Kate) Raelyn Blaney (Greg), Charmaine Stone (Jason Payne), Lorilyn Maynard (Scott Sullivan), Cyrilanne Beasley (Mark), Shonagh Stone (Greg Pike), Justin Barry, and Evan Garrett; his great grandchildren: David Decker, Vanessa Decker, Christa Decker, Rosslyn Decker, Matthew Pynn, Cassendra Pynn, Ashlynn Beasley and Sephie Shears; his sisters and brothers: Evangeline Payne, Edna Payne, Stella Payne, Lloyd Bennett, Olga Reid, Gerald Bennett, Margaret Bennett, Eric Bennett, Raymond Bennett, Anna Reid, and Donald Bennett; also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Winton was predeceased by his: parents: Grant and Esther Payne, son, Winton Jr., daughter, Marion Maynard, son-in-law Roland Major, brothers: Edward, Albert, Leonard, Garfield, Dave, George, Willie Winton, and Wilson, sisters: Ellen Shears, Jemima Bennett, Orelia, and Sarah Ann, his brother and sisters-in-law: Cornelius, Percy, Marie, Ruth, Annie, Rose and Ellen. The family will be receiving family and friends today Monday, December 13th, 2004 at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Cow Head, where the funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 at 2:00 PM with Rev. James Pratt officiating with the interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MORRIS, Bertram
St. George's, NL

It is with sadness that the family of the late Bertram Morris announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, December 13, 2004 at the age of 89. He leaves to mourn his sister Mildred Swyer of St. George's as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by parents Thomas and Martha; brothers: Rodderick, Howard and Cecil. Visitation will begin for friends on Tuesday at 12:00 noon at the United Church, St. George's from where the funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 15th at 2:00 p.m. with Minister Marilyn Avery officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, St. George's. As expressions of sympathy donations can be made to the United Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing.


Wednesday, December 15, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

GAUDON, Myrtle
Stephenville Crossing, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Myrtle Gaudon announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at the age of 83. She leaves to mourn daughter Marie (Ron) Alexander; sons: Clifton (Isabelle), Port au Port, Ray, Stephenville Crossing; sister Margaret (Clifford) Bennett, Baie Verte; brother Urban (Bessie) White, Stephenville Crossing; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 3 great great granddaughters; as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by parents Remi and Cecilia White and by her sister Theresa. Visitation will be held for friends on Wednesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday 10 a.m. - 12 noon at Fillatre's Funeral Home, West Street, Stephenville Crossing. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

MITCHELL, Leslie A.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Leslie A. Mitchell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 13, 2004 at the age of 84 years. He served in the Forestry Unit, the 59th Regiment, the 166th Regiment and was a member of the Canadian Legion. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 56 years, Renee Rebecca (nee Murley), children: Greg Mitchell (Lynn), Louise Brake (Rick), Wayne Mitchell (Joy), Monty Mitchell and Dean Mitchell (Donna); eight grandchildren: Penney (Dennis), Emily (Corey), Mark, Michael, Allan, Heather, Lesley and Jena; two great-grandchildren: Alexandra and Madelyn; three sisters: Alma (Jim), Annie and Wilhelmina (Bill); step mother-in-law, Onea Murley; sisters-in-law: Joan, Jeanette and Shirley (Max); brothers-in-law: Lorne (Beulah), Clarence, Alex (Rickie) and Elwin and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Emily Mitchell, mother and father-in-law Henry C. and Elizabeth Murley, brothers, Jerry and Max, brother-in-law Bill and sister-in-law Rae. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 16th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling St., Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Curling. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or the Janeway Child Health Centre. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PARSONS, Donald Stanley
Woody Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Stanley Parsons announce his passing on Tuesday December 14th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his son Ralph (Nancy) Parsons, Woody Point; granddaughter Angela (Rodney) Crocker, Woody Point; brothers: Baxter (Norma) Parsons, Woody Point, Harold (Allie) Parsons, Woody Point; sisters: Edna Noel, Deer Lake, Gladys (Bill) Cooper, Queens Cover; special friends Judy and Harold Strickland and children, Corner Brook and Elaine Earle, Woody Point; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Myrtle Parsons in 1969, his second wife Rosie Parsons in 2003, granddaughter Daphne in 1964, brothers: George and Samuel, sisters: Lillian, Marie, Jennie and Pearl. Visitation will take place from St. Andrews United Church, Woody Point today, Wednesday, from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Beverly Snow officiating. Interment to follow at the United Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Andrews United Church Memorial Fund or a donation may be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive Deer Lake.


Thursday, December 16, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATHS

RANDELL, Winnifred Maude
Norris Point
Dec. 21st, 1921 - Dec. 15th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnifred Maude Randell announce her passing on Wednesday, December 15th, 2004 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in her 82nd year. She will be sadly missed with fond and loving memories by her loving husband Stanley; her children: Hilda (Herbert) Loder, Robert (Selma), Garfield (Laura), Gideon (Betty), Richard (Doris), Belinda (Leo) Tobin; her son-in-law Peter Payne; 27 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; her brother Hubert (Shirley); two sisters: Blanche Pittman and Alma (Peter) Pittman; her sister-in-law Pearl Ropson; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Effie Payne, parents Lott and Julia Ropson, two brothers, Frank (Emily) Ropson, two brothers, Frank (Emily) Ropson, Chesley Ropson; her special sister Mildred Ropson; brother-in-law Edward Pittman. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Norris Point today, Thursday and Friday where also funeral service will take place on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot at Rocky Harbour. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

BUGDEN, Robert Fredrick Dove
River of Ponds
Feb. 21st, 1940 - Dec. 14th, 2004

Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Fred was surrounded by his family and friends as he journeyed into paradise. He leaves behind with fond and loving memories wife Bertha (nee Patey); his daughter Angela (Bruce) Saunders: two granddaughters: Sidney and Libby; three sisters: Geraldine (Reg) Williams, Betty (Reg) Grandy and Amelia (Clyde) Earles; four brothers: Martin (Ivy), Claude (Claire), Gerald (Vivian) and Craig; step-daughters: Jackie (Hank) Gould and Wanda Patey; step-sons: Warrick (Velma) Patey and Gord (Wanita) Patey; his step grandchildren: Kyle Gould, Danica Patey, Samantha Patey and Marty Patey. He also leaves to mourn his extended family Eric and Alma House, Alice and Doug House, Levi (Donna) House, Enos (Sybil) House, Doug (Maureen) House, Reg (Joyce) House, Linda (Lewis) Patey, Genevieve (Warren) Payne, Otto (Adalaide) House, Rod (Evelyn) House, Juanita (Clement) Payne, Amelia House. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Vivian in 1989, mother Margaret in 2004 and father Martin in 1972. Visitation will take place from St. Peters Anglican Church in River of Ponds today Thursday where also funeral service will take place on Friday at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the family plot in Parsons Pond. By request of the family flowers or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Rufus Guinchard Health Center of the Alzheimer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake.
"Remember me as I used to be,
when my heart was young
and my mind was free."

PIKE, Emma Jane (Ryland)
Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NL
1918 - 2004

With very fond and loving memories, the family announces the passing of a dear mother and grandmother, Emma Jane Pike (Ryland) at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Home in Stephenville Crossing on Tuesday, December 14, 2004 in her 86th year. She leaves to mourn son Gary (Ruth), and granddaughter Penny-Lee of Corner Brook, one brother Hubert (Julia) Ryland, of Lance-au-Loup, Labrador, and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John (1994), sisters Rebecca and Ethel and brother Henry. The family received friends at the Church of the Epiphany in Woody Point, Bonne Bay on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, December 16, 2004 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon from where the funeral service will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2004 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Pierce officiating. Interment to follow in the family plot. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home Bus Fund. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca
"The Day Thou Gave Us Lord Is Ended"

MITCHELL, Leslie A.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Leslie A. Mitchell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 13, 2004 at the age of 84 years. He served in the Forestry Unit, the 59th Regiment, the 166th Regiment and was a member of the Canadian Legion. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 56 years, Renee Rebecca (nee Murley), children: Greg Mitchell (Lynn), Louise Brake (Rick), Wayne Mitchell (Joy), Monty Mitchell and Dean Mitchell (Donna); eight grandchildren: Penney (Dennis), Emily (Corey), Mark, Michael, Allan, Heather, Lesley and Jena; two great-grandchildren: Alexandra and Madelyn; three sisters: Alma (Jim), Annie and Wilhelmina (Bill); step mother-in-law, Onea Murley; sisters-in-law: Joan, Jeanette and Shirley (Max); brothers-in-law: Lorne (Beulah), Clarence, Alex (Rickie) and Elwin and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Emily Mitchell, mother and father-in-law, Henry C. and Elizabeth Murley, brothers, Jerry and Max, brother-in-law Bill and sister-in-law Rae. The family will be receiving friends from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 16th, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling St., Rev. John Hounsell-Drover officiating, with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Curling. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted, or donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or the Janeway Child Health Centre. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca
"Old soldiers never die,
they just fade away."

HILL, Kerry Reginald
1955 - 2004

Surrounded by his loving family, Kerry R. Hill (RCMP retired), passed away December 14, 2004, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a brief illness, aged 49 years. Born in Sydney, he was the son of Mrs. Mary Hill and the late Charles H. Hill, of Sydney River. Kerry was a proud member of the RCMP for 29 years, serving in various communities in Newfoundland. Kerry is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 23 years, Edwina (Coady) Hill; his daughter, Kaylen; and son, Stephen, both of Marystown and St. John's; his mother, Mary Hill; brothers, Fred (Sheila), Barry (Heather); sisters, Louise (Gerry Schaller), Marie (Robert Braedley) and Muriel (Wayne Latimer); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Kerry will also be dearly missed by his Newfoundland family, Regina and the late Raymond Coady, Mona and Gord King, Bernice and Bob Güte, Rose and Vince Pickett, Linda and Paul Dowden, Kevin, Donald and Marie Coady; and his many friends and colleagues. He was predeceased by his father, Charles, and brother, Lloyd. Visitation will be held Dec. 15, from 7-9 p.m. and Dec. 16 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Welton Street, Sydney. Ecumenical service will be held at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Alexandra Street, Sydney, at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the SPCA, Sacred Heart Academy School Library, Marystown, Newfoundland, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
...Too Well Loved to
Ever be Forgotten...


Friday, December 17, 2004

DEATHS

YOUNG, John Archabald
Deer Lake, NL
Jan. 29, 1911 - Dec. 15, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Archabald Young announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Wednesday, December 15th, 2004, at the age of 93 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; his children: Veronica Martin of California, USA, Lawerance of Ottawa, Louise of Norway, Olive (Otto Lewis) of Deer Lake, Genevieve (Hilliard Young) of St. Judes and Eileen (Roy Penney) of Little Rapids; 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren; his brothers: Phillip of Scotland, Alphonse, Gus of British Columbia, Brendan of Ottawa, Richard of England and Joe of Stephenville; his sisters: Mildred Corbett of Deer Lake, Theresa Young of England, Monica of Quebec and Madonna of Edmonton, Alberta. Also leaves to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Young; daughters: Mary C. Young and Monica Young & his brothers: Charle, Leo and Harold. The family will be receiving family and friends today, Friday, December 17th, 2004, from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Roman Catholic Church in Deer Lake on Saturday, December 18th, 2004 at 11 a.m. with Father Aidan Devine officiating. Interment to follow at family plot of church cemetery, Wights Road, Deer Lake, NL. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, 1-888-336-4500.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

GALLANT, Fintan Joseph
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fintan Joseph Gallant announce his passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville, on Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at the age of 57 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Anne; two sons: Bryan of Alberta and Norman of Halifax, Nova Scotia; daughter, Johanne of Stephenville; his mother, Mary Gallant of Stephenville; three brothers: Jim (Elizabeth) Gallant of Stephenville, George Gallant (Doreen Doyle) and Stephen (Vicki) of Bomanville, Ontario; five sisters: Marcheta (John) McKim of Labrador City, Carol Ann (Eugene) Brennan of London, Ontario, Carolyn (Urban) Brake of Wabush, Mary (David) Buckle of Corner Brook and Elizabeth (Kevin) Reid of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Stephen Francis Gallant. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 18th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville, with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, Mass cards and prayers only for the repose of his soul.


Saturday, December 18, 2004

DEATHS

BENNETT, Nolan Joseph
St. George's, NL

It is with great sadness the family of the late Nolan Joseph Bennett announce his passing on Thursday, December 16, 2004 at the Health Science Centre, St. John's, at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Anita, of 56 years, sons: Jerome (Linda), Mark (Bridgett), Aloysius, George (Leona), Adrian (Martha), Theodore (Angela), Vincent and Brian (Gloria) all of St. George's, daughters: Marjorie (Cyril) King, Stephenville, Brenda (Percy) Young, Stephenville Crossing, Goretti (James) Downey, Halifax, Daphne Bennett and Geneva (Kevin) Dunphy of St. George's, 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by two children Mary and Andrew. The family will be receiving friends from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, St. George's, Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place Monday, December 20th at 11:00 a.m., Father Gerard Patry and Father Thomas Duffenais officiating, with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Bay St. George Bus Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation can be made through our website www.fillatre.ca    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing.

KENNEDY, John M.
Kennedy, John M.
Passed away peacefully December 14th, taking his last breath surrounded by his family at the age of 64. Beloved husband for 39 years of Pauline (nee Simard). Loving father of Nancy (Cheemun), Mark (Jodi) and Michel (Dany). Devoted grandfather of Nicolas, Emilie, Jack and Thomas. Born in Deer Lake Nfld., son of Helen and Walter Kennedy, brother of Catherine Davies (late Rick) and of Madelyn Corbett (Phil) and their families. Worked as an electrical engineer in the paper mill industry until he retired three years ago. As well, he leaves behind great friends and family members in Newfoundland, the Ottawa area, and many parts of Quebec including Saguenay, New-Richmond, Lebel-Sur-Quevillon, Pointe-Claire and most recently in St-Zotique, anywhere he could find  a sheet of ice to curl on or a green fairway to drive onto! Friends may visit St-Zotique Church and Funeral home (1174 Principale, St-Zotique, Quebec) on Friday, December 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

KENNEDY, Mary Ellen
Norris Arm

Passed peacefully away at The Carmelite House, Grand Falls on November 9th, 2004 at the age of 92, Mary Ellen Kennedy of Norris Arm. Predeceased by husband, Anthony; daughter, Bernadette and son, Gerry. Leaving to mourn three sons: Donald (Leone), Bernard (Regina), Gregory (Mary), two brothers: Leo and Ron; daughter-in-law, Sheila, ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Norris Arm, November 13th, 2004.

BIRTH

FLYNN
Ed and Mary Flynn of Pembroke, Bermuda are happy to announce the birth of their son, Michael Edward on October 15, 2004. Delighted grandparents are Bernie and Bernadette Flynn and George and Patricia Hatch, all of Corner Brook.

BUCKLE
Baby's First Christmas
Alexandra Faith Buckle will be celebrating her very first Christmas season surrounded by her great big loving family. Proud parents Ashley and Heather welcomed their beautiful little angel into the world on Saturday, July 3, 2004 in Kingston, Ontario. The new Buckle family of three recently moved to Corner Brook and are excited to be spending their first Christmas "back home". Christmas blessings to Alexandra from Mom and Dad, grandparents, Floyd and Betty Spracklin and Wilfred and Tena Buckle, all of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Aunt Jennifer and Uncle Mike Brazil, Aunt Alison and Uncle Barry and cousin Alysha Jenkins and Uncle Adam and Aunt Sherry Buckle.

ENGAGEMENT

CUTLER / DELANEY
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Marion Cutler of St. George's, Newfoundland, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Anne Cutler, to Cory Michael Delaney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo and Margaret Delaney of Stephenville, Newfoundland. The couple currently reside in Ontario and plan to marry in their home province of Newfoundland in August 2005.

WEDDING

CLARKE / LATTA
Donna Clarke is pleased to announce the wedding of her daughter, Tanya to Tyler, son of Donald and Sue Latta of London, Ontario. The wedding took place on November 29, 2004 in Edmonton, Alberta where both are employed with the Canadian Forces. Best wishes from all their family and friends.

PIERCEY / DWYER
Congratulations to Janice Piercey and Sean Dwyer who were united in marriage on June 30, 2004 at the Salvation Army Temple, Corner Brook with Major Gary Cooper officiating. Janice is the daughter of Darrell and Sandra Piercey of Corner Brook. Sean is the son of Ray and Arlene Dwyer of Corner Brook (currently residing in Calgary). Matron of honour was Erika Mercer and bridesmaid was Janice Steele, both friends of the bride. Best man was Paul Dwyer and groomsman was Brian Dwyer, both brothers of the groom. Friends and family from near and far gathered at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club to help the happy couple celebrate their special day. Sean and Janice currently reside in Corner Brook where both are employed with the Western School District. Best wishes for a long and happy life together.

MERCER / MCKENZIE
Congratulations to Stephanie Mercer and Cory Mckenzie who were married on August 7, 2004. The ceremony took place at the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, Reverend John Ollson officiating. Stephanie is the daughter of Don and Rose Mercer of Norris Point and Cory is the son of Max and Gloria Mckenzie, also of Norris Point. The bridal party consisted of the maid of honour: Jessica Mercer (sister of the bride), bridesmaids: Jeannine Bugden (friend of the bride), Shanna Rumbolt (friend of the bride), Lori Barrett (cousin of the bride) and Angela Mckenzie (sister of the groom). The best man was Darrell Lynch (friend of the groom), groomsmen: Jonathan Mckenzie (brother of the groom), Steven Jenniex (friend of the groom), Donny Hatcher (cousin of the groom) and Perry Mckenzie (brother of the groom). The ushers were Christopher Mercer (Brother of the bride) and Nathan Mckenzie (nephew of the groom). The flower girls were Taylor Payne (niece of the groom) and Brittany Mckenzie (niece of the groom). Soloist was Susan Reid. Photography by Robert Hall and videography by Darren Vincent. A beautiful reception was held at the Gros Morne Resort, St. Paul's. Stephanie and Cory currently reside and work in Midland, Ontario. Best wishes from family and friends.


Monday, December 20, 2004

DEATHS

ALEXANDER, Raymond
St. Judes
August 31st, 1923 - December 18th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Raymond Alexander announce his passing at the W.M.R. Hospital on Saturday, December 18th, 2004 , in Corner Brook in his 81st year. He is survived by one daughter, Mary Ward of Fort McMurray, Alberta, his sister Margaret Young, his brother Manuel Alexander, his step-sister Molly Rubia, step-brother David Alexander, his special nieces Beryl Clarke of Ontario, Maxine, Annie and Genevieve all of Deer Lake, and a very large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends. Raymond was predeceased by his mother and father Mary and Manuel Alexander, four sisters: Rose, Corsinie, Genevieve, and Madeline, his five brothers: Adolph, Joseph, Charlie, Wilbert and Patrick. The family will be receiving family and friends at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake today, Monday, December 20th, 2004, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, December 21st, 2004, at 10:30 a.m., with Father Adian Devine officiating, with the interment to follow at the family plot of Church Cemetery, Wights Road, Deer Lake. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our hearts"

MCGINN, Audrey Rosamond
Corner Brook, NL
August 18, 1920 - December 19, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Audrey McGinn announce her passing on Sunday, December 19, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her daughters: Joy (Gord) Hussey, Hughes Brook, and Joan (Bob) Graf, Dunedin, Florida; one son: Bob (Ruby) McGinn, Corner Brook; seven grandchildren: Rodney (Vicki), Bob Jr. (Harriett), Donald (Denica), Natalie, Debra (Don), Dawn and James, eight great-grandchildren; brother James Lidstone (Vera), Hughes Brook; two sisters: Valda Wiseman (Doug), Dartmouth, NS, and June Smith (Gerry), Stephenville; sisters-in-law: Mary, Irene and Laura Lidstone, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond and son Donald, 1955, son Jack, 1996, infant daughter Eleanor, brothers: Calvin, Clarence and Gilbert Lidstone, parents Joseph and Alice Lidstone. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 Marks Avenue on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 21st, at 2:00 p.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Patricia Melindy officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the 5th and 6th Fund Raising Committee at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LEGGO, Murray S.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Murray Leggo announce his passing at the J.I. O'Connell Centre on Friday, December 17, 2004 at the age of 84. He leaves to mourn his brother Harvey, sisters: Hazel Linn, Elizabeth Burns and Jessie Harkness, all of Ontario. His godchild Margaret Brake (Don Haugland) of Pasadena and also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents: William and Mary, brothers: Clyde, Walter, Henry, and sister Patricia. Funeral services will take place Monday, December 20, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church with Rev. John Hounsell Drover officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations may be made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca


Tuesday, December 21, 2004, edition of The Western Star

DEATH

McCANN, Dennis
Port au Port West

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Dennis McCann announce his passing at the Health Science Centre, St. John's on Saturday, December 18, 2004 at the age of 82 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Kay; four sons: Larry (Carolyn) McCann of Kippens, David (Yvonne) McCann of Kippens, Melvin (Vera) McCann of Stephenville, Brian (Karen) McCann of Shakespeare, Ontario; three daughters: Doris Ann (Brian) Haley of Etobicoke, Ontario, Sheila McCann-Walsh (Don) of St. John's, Belinda McCann of Waterloo, Ontario; five brothers: Peter (Teresa) McCann of Port au Port, John (Sis) McCann of Ontario, Ben (Phyl) McCann of Ontario, Bill (Edna) McCann of Alberta, Edward (Anita) McCann of St. John's; one sister, Bett Howard of St. John's; ten grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Jerry and Agnes McCann of Gull Island, Conception Bay; three sisters, Nellie, Bride and Anne; four brothers, Pat, Dan, Jim and Phil; two grandchildren, Stephen and Miranda. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, December 22nd at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West. Cremation Service will take place after the Funeral Service at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Interment will take place on Thursday, December 23rd at 10:45 a.m. at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations to the Restoration of Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West would be greatly appreciated.


Wednesday, December 22, 2004

DEATH

COSTELLA, Antonio
(1931 - 2004)

Passed away at the Health Science Centre, in St. John's, on Friday, December 17, 2004, Antonio (Tony) Costella born in Vittorio Veneto, Italy, on September 24, 1931, Tony came to Canada in 1954, and was a resident of Corner Brook, NL, for over 30 years. He leaves to mourn one daughter, Natalia Costella-Martin (Shawn Martin), and four grandchildren (Kayla, Tasha, Hayley, and Cyan) - all in Chamberlains, NL; three sisters (Gabriella, AnnaMaria, and Assunta) and their families - all in Italy; also other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, father, and one brother. Cremation took place at Carnell's Funeral Home, St. John's, on December 18, 2004. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.


Thursday, December 23, 2004

DEATHS

CRUMMEY, Clyde Randolph
Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit on Wednesday December 22, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer, Clyde R. Crummey, age 71 years, formerly of Western Bay. Predeceased by parents Arthur and Minnie (nee Rose), brothers Hollis and Arthur. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 42 years and best friend Ruth (nee Vaters); daughter and son-in-law, Ramona and Tony Noseworthy and cherished granddaughter Bethany, of Labrador City; sister Helen Crummey; sister-in-law Mazie Crummey of St. John's; brothers-in-law: George (Annie) Vaters, Reuben (Julie) Vaters, Ivor Vators and Fred Vaters and sister-in-law Evelyn (Ken) Rowsell, all of Corner Brook. Also remembered with love by his five nephews and niece: Wayne, Paul, Michael, Stephen, Peter and Jaon Cairns and their families; his nieces and nephews of the Vaters family in Corner Brook; also many other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. Visitation from 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 10-12 noon Friday. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 24, 2004 at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Cremation to follow. Interment to follow at a later date, no flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer treatment and Research Foundation, the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre or a charity of one's choice. To send messages of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, visit www.carnells.com

DELANEY (NEE ALLEN), Nettie Hope
Cox's Cove, NL
September 30th, 1927 - December 21st, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nettie Hope Delaney announce her passing on Tuesday, December 21st, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Joan (Ivan) Nicholas, Deer Lake, 4 sons: Edward, Toronto, ON, Anthony (Phillis), Summerside, Christopher, Cox's Cove and Martin (Jenifer), Toronto, ON, 22 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, sister Shirley Stahle, Toronto, ON, brothers: Ralph (Lillian), Cox's Cove, William, Toronto, ON, Merceedes (William) Wells, Lower Sackville, NS and Mary (Jim) Park, Curling. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Delaney, Step-son Leonard, son John Jr., 2 grandchildren, sister Joan and husband Ron Targett and brother Robert. The family will be receiving friends from St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove today, Thursday from where the funeral service will be held on Friday, December 24th at 2:00 PM with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Nicholas Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

BIRTH

NORMAN / ENDICOTT
Burnaby, British Columbia

Arrived bringing much joy and celebration, Jonah Oliver Thomas, on December 1, 2004. Much welcomed by parents Suzanne and Gary, and brother Thomas. Watched over with love by sister Hannah and brother Benjamin. Our precious baby is a heavenly gift, a dream come true, a song of joy and a feeling of hope.

HUXTER
Duane and Colleen Huxter proudly announce the birth of Ethan, born August 12, 2003, weighing 6 lb. 3.5 oz. Ethan was welcomed by his proud brothers, Chris and Nick Hurley, his grandparents Edward and Joan Huxter, Carleton and Geraldine Foley and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

GARDNER
Big brother Kody along with his parents Dee and Brenda, are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl Kaitlyn Threasa Tracy on Aug. 24, 2004 at W.M.R.H. Special thank you to the nursing staff in Obstetrics, and to Dr. Haman and Dr. Healy on the safe delivery of our precious little girl.

BATTEN
Chris Batten and Beth Stewart Batten (Foxtrap) are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Harris Daniel Kenneth Batten on November 25, 2004. Harris weighed in at 9 lb. 15.5 oz and was 22 inches tall. He is the first grandchild for Tina and Dan Stewart (Corner Brook) and Ken and Dianne Batten (Foxtrap). Uncle Peter, Aunt Natalie and Cousin Alexandrea, Uncle Tony and Aunt Kelly, extended family and friends around the world welcome Harris into our lives. Congratulations Beth and Chris!

WEDDING

BENNETT / HULL
Together with family and friends, Elizabeth-Ann Nicole, daughter of Arthur and Roslyn Bennett, and Kevin Jeremy, son of Jim and Janette Hull, were joined in holy matrimony. The beautiful ceremony took place at the Holy Redeemer Parish in Corner Brook on September 11, 2004. Matron of Honour was Natasha Barker, sister of the bride, and Best Man was Jeff Hull, brother of the groom. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Ash and Corrine Hull with Leah Pilgrim as flower girl. Groomsmen were Ronnie Birmingham and Corey Lane with Nathan Barker as  ring bearer. Wishes of love and happiness are extended to the couple.

KELLY / BLIZNAKOV
Hazel and the late Thomas Kelly are pleased to announce the marriage of their youngest daughter, Penny Louise to Anton Vassilev (Tony) Bliznakov, oldest son of Boyka and the late Vassil of Bulgaria at the St. Patrick's Parish Church in St. John's on August 20, 2004. The wedding party consisted of Kim, Maid of Honour, Regina, and Sheila Kelly, sisters of the bride, Kelly Hatcher, and Leona Ryder, friends of the couple. Peter Mathioudakis, Best Man, friend of the groom, Martin Bliznakov, brother of the groom, Ed Kelly, brother of the bride, Peter Kacharov, and Mick Dimitrov, friends of the couple were the groomsmen. Gerald and Cyril Kelly, brothers of the bride were the ushers. Fr. Jim Doody officiated the ceremony. The wedding was attended by family members who traveled from Bulgaria, Ontario, Corner Brook and the surrounding area. We would like to thank all who attended the wedding and sent their regards for a very memorable day. Penny and Tony are currently residing in St. John's.


Friday, December 24, 2004

DEATH

NEVILLE, Catherine Alma
Corner Brook, NL
October 7th, 1916 - December 23rd, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Catherine Alma Neville announce her passing on Thursday, December 23rd, 2004 at the Interfaith Home For Seniors in Corner Brook at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Catherine Neville, Ontario and Patricia McNeil, Corner Brook. Son John (Barbara) Neville, Corner Brook. Grandchildren: Justin, Pheona, Lisa, Michael, Regina, David, Jaqueline and Warren. Great-grandchildren: Hannah, Thomas, Adam, Christian, Emily Rose and Kathlyn. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, son William Jr., sister Edna, brothers William and Ralph. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Sunday, December 26th from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 27th at 2:00 PM from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive. Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


Saturday, December 25, 2004
Monday, December 27, 2004

In observance of Christmas Day and Boxing Day, The Western Star did not publish on Saturday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 27, and all offices were closed. Publication resumed and offices reopened on Tuesday, Dec. 28.


Tuesday, December 28, 2004

DEATHS

HANN, Franklin McKenneth
Gillams, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frank Hann announce his passing at his family residence on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at the age of 62. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife: Madonna, daughter Lori of Gillams, son Todd (Deborah) of Calgary, 3 grandchildren: Jordan, Tyler and Melissa; sister-in-law Eliza, brothers: Ornsby (Mary), Jim (Hazel), both of Summerside, Victor (Nancy) of Labrador City; sisters: Maxine (William) Halfyard, Joan (George) Maynard both of Corner Brook, Marie (Gerald) Walbourne of Labrador, Fern (Danny) Wheeler of Summerside, Jean (Sev Osmond) Brake of Corner Brook, Eileen (Lawrence Parsons) Hann of McIvers, Marcy (Tex) Porter of Mount Moriah; brother-in-law Maxwell (Caroline) Dean; sister-in-law Betty (Edward) Lupien both of St. John's and also several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his parents William and Jesse, and a brother Brazil. Visitation will take place from the Bethany United Church, Summerside, Monday, December 27, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where funeral services will take place on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment at a later  date. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

WILTON, Mary Jane
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Jane Wilton announce her passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, December 23, 2004 at the age of 76 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her husband, Joseph; daughters: Margaret (Felix) Jesso of Bridgewater, NS, Dorothy (Harvey) Becker of Montrose, ON, Sylvia (Al) Warden of Toronto, ON, Joan (Eli) Young of Westbay, Bernadette (Butch) Hefferin of Kitchener, ON, Barbara Sheppard of Kitchener, ON, Rosemary Perry of Daniel's Harbour, NL, and Lisa Tallick of Kitchener, ON; sons: Gerald Tallick (Marion) of Edmonton, Alberta, Charles Tallick (Barbara) of Corner Brook, NL, Edward Jr. Tallick (Mary) of Brampton, ON, and Robert Tallick (Tammy) of Corner Brook; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers: Charles and Archibald; sisters: Winnie, Lillian and Marie; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by brothers: Alexander and John. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Monday, December 27, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, December 28, 2004 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

BUTT, Joan Muriel (nee Perrett)
Mt. Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joan Butt announce her passing on Sunday, December 26th, 2004 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her husband of 43 years, Raymond; one daughter: Vicky Rideout (Donald), Corner Brook; three sons: Douglas (Kathleen), Mt. Moriah, Blair (Natalie), Surrey, BC, and Bradley (Tracy), Mt. Moriah; eight precious grandchildren: Stephen, D.J., Katie, Kody, Kaylee, Sarah, Holly and Taylor; special family friend Peggy Brake, Corner Brook; four sisters: Doris Parsons, Olive Toope (Douglas), Mt. Moriah, Joyce Hennigar (Paul), Newmarket, ON, and Christina Pelley (Lloyd), Bonne Bay Pond; five brothers: Donald (Joyce), William (Mary Jo), John (Dorothy), Eric (Lana), Mt. Moriah and George (Patricia), Petries; four sisters-in-law: Lida Perrett, Josephine Perrett, Philomena Butt and Marion Butt, all residing in Mt. Moriah; one brother-in-law: Gordon Butt, Mt. Moriah; special aunt and uncle: Alma and Jim Allen and Bob and Melissa Allen, Petries, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Bessie Perrett, brothers: Thomas, Ralph and Bernard. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 29th at 2:00 p.m. from Curling Memorial United Church, Mrs. Mary Brenson officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital, The Palliative Care Unit or the Curling Memorial United Church. The family guest book may be signed or memorial donations may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BASHA, Barbara (Nee Moore)
Corner Brook, NL
April 22, 1935 to December 27, 2004

It is with sadness that the family of the late Barbara Basha announce her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 27, 2004. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother to her only son, Jim, and his wife Gael (nee Butt) and their children Craig and Sarah of Calgary, and her three daughters: Toni Marie, and husband, Cyril Lockyer and their children, Alex, Morgan and Sasha of Corner Brook, Dodie and husband, Colin MacLean and their children, Jessica (Gaetan Doucet) and Stuart of St. Anthony and Ann-Margret and husband, Dion White and their children Evan and Mark of Port aux Basques and spouse of many years, Tony Basha of Peterborough. Barbara also leaves to mourn her brothers: Mickey of California and Kevin and his wife, Marie of Corner Brook, and both her sisters: Amy and her husband, Vic Bjelajac of California and Ann Marie of St. John's as well as several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mary Moore, sisters: Doreen, Margaret, Martha, Elizabeth Ann, and brothers: William, Gerard, James, and John Primm. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Wednesday, December 29, 2004 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca


Wednesday, December 29, 2004

DEATHS

BASHA, Barbara (nee Moore)
Corner Brook, NL
April 22, 1935 to December 27, 2004

It is with sadness that the family of the late Barbara Basha announce her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 27, 2004. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother to her only son, Jim, and his wife Gael (nee Butt) and their children Craig and Sarah of Calgary, and her three daughters: Toni Marie, and husband, Cyril  Lockyer and their children, Alex, Morgan and Sasha of Corner Brook, Dodie and husband, Colin MacLean and their children, Jessica (Gaetan Doucet) and Stuart of St. Anthony and Ann-Margret and husband, Dion White and their children Evan and Mark of Port aux Basques and spouse of many years, Tony Basha of Peterborough. Barbara also leaves to mourn her brothers: Mickey of California and Kevin and his wife, Marie of Corner Brook, and both her sisters: Amy and her husband, Vic Bjelajac of California and Ann Marie of St. John's as well as several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mary Moore, sisters: Doreen, Margaret, Martha, Elizabeth Ann, and brothers: William, Gerard, James, and John Primm. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday, December 20, 2004 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, December 31, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

ROSE, Alfred Robert
Corner Brook, NL
Oct. 27, 1924 - Dec. 27, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alfred Rose announce his passing on Monday, December 27, 2004 at the D.V.A. Ward, J.I. O'Connell Centre at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his two sons: George (Blanche) of Corner Brook and Wayne (Glenda) of Conception Bay South; grandchildren: Tina Osmond, Karen Michael, Tyler, Kelly and Susan Rose; great grandchildren: Lucas Osmond and Alexandra Michael; brothers: Earl (Clara) of Big Bonne Bay Pond, Gordon (Marina) of Corner Brook, David (Cynthia) of Corner Brook and Ronald (Verna) of Steady Brook; sisters: Elizabeth of Winnipeg, Jean of Corner Brook, Beulah of Corner Brook, Irene (Don) of Ontario, Rita (Hans) of Corner Brook, Laura (Herman) of Steady Brook, Eleanor (Ed) of Corner Brook and Brenda (John) of Ontario and a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Nellie (Allen) 1998 and parents Frank and Mae Rose. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road today from 10 a.m. - 12 noon with funeral service at St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

FOLEY, Isabel Theresa
(St. John's)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with her cherished grandson, John Robert Michael Hann, age 8 years, beloved son of Rosemary and Desmond Hann. Predeceased by her husband Robert Foley, July 1998. Left with fond and loving memories, her children: Rosemary and Desmond Hann, Kippens; Brenda and Glen Picco of Marystown; Maureen and Keith Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Robert and Tracy Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila and Grant Gosse of Red Deer, Alberta; Michael and Heather Foley of CBS; grandchildren: Jennifer and Mark Fardy, Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse, Andrew and Erin Picco, Allison and Andrew Foley, Emily and Jessica Foley; dearest brother Robert (Bob) Shaw, St. John's; brothers: Andrew (Florence) Shaw, Nanaima, BC; John (Agnes) Shaw, Topsail; sisters: Mary (Douglas) Osmond, (predeceased); Angela (Gerald) Burdette, Huntington, West Virginia; Imelda (Ronald) Gosse, St. Albert, Alberta; as well as dearest friends and many other relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John's. Funeral Arrangements to be announced.

HANN, John Robert Michael
(Kippens, age 8)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with his grandmother, Isabel Theresa Foley. Beloved son of Rosemary (nee Foley) and Desmond, precious grandson to Robert and Eileen Hann, Port au Port; Robert and Isabel Foley, St. John's, predeceased. Left with fond and loving memories, his aunts: Debbie (John) Pinto, St. John's; Denise (Brian) Hicks, Mount Pearl; Dorinda Hann, St. John's; Brenda (Glen) Picco of Marystown; Maureen (Keith) Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila (Grant) Gosse, Red Deer, Alberta; uncles: Donald (Helen) Hann, Stephenville; David (Diane) Hann, Stephenville; Robert (Tracy) Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Michael (Heather) Foley of CBS; cousins: Kelly Hann, Evan, Kristopher and Lacie Hann, Katie and Maria Pinto, Ocean-Lynn Hicks, Jennifer and Mark Fardy; Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse; Andrew and Erin Picco; Allison and Andrew Foley; Emily and Jessica Foley; also, a large circle of friends, his classmates, and his Cub Scout Group. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral Arrangements to be announced.


Thursday, December 30, 2004

DEATHS

DELANEY, Nettie Hope (nee Allen)
Cox's Cove, NL
Sept. 30th, 1927 - Dec. 21st, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Nettie Hope Delaney announce her passing on Tuesday, December 21st, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughter Joan (Ivan) Nichols, Deer Lake; four sons: Edward, Toronto, ON, Anthony (Phillis), Summerside, Christopher, Cox's Cove and Martin (Jennifer), Toronto, ON; 22 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sister Shirley Stahle, Toronto, ON; brothers: Ralph (Lillian), Cox's Cove, William, Toronto, ON and Moody (Gloria), Curling; sisters-in-law: June Allen, Toronto, ON, Merceedes (William) Wells, Lower Sackville, NS and Mary (Jim) Park, Curling. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Delaney, step-son Leonard, son John Jr., two grandchildren, sister Joan and husband Ron Targett and brother Robert. The family received friends from St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove on Thursday, December 23rd from where the funeral service was held on Friday, December 24th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sidney Payne officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to St. Nicholas Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

BASHA, Barbara (nee Moore)
Corner Brook, NL
April 22, 1935 to December 27, 2004

It is with sadness that the family of the late Barbara Basha announce her peaceful passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 27, 2004. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother to her only son, Jim, and his wife Gael (nee Butt) and their children Craig and Sarah of Calgary, and her three daughters: Toni Marie, and husband, Cyril Lockyer and their children, Alex, Morgan and Sasha of Corner Brook, Dodie and husband, Colin MacLean and their children, Jessica (Gaetan Doucet) and Stuart of St. Anthony and Ann-Margaret and husband, Dion White and their children Evan and Mark of Port aux Basques and spouse of many years, Tony Basha of Peterborough. Barbara also leaves to mourn her brother: Mickey of California and Kevin and his wife, Marie of Corner Brook, and both her sisters: Amy and her husband, Vic Bjelajac of California and Ann Marie of St. John's as well as several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mary Moore, sisters: Doreen, Margaret, Martha, Elizabeth Ann, and brothers: William, Gerard, James, and John Primm. Visitation will take place from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, Thursday, December 30, 2004 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Friday, December 31, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral with Father Gale officiating. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.country-haven.ca

FOLEY, Isabel Theresa
(St. John's)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with her cherished grandson, John Robert Michael Hann, age 8 years, beloved son of Rosemary and Desmond Hann. Predeceased by her husband Robert Foley, July 1998. Left with fond and loving memories, her children: Rosemary and Desmond Hann, Kippens; Brenda and Glen Picco of Marystown; Maureen and Keith Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Robert and Tracy Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila and Grant Gosse of Red Deer, Alberta; Michael and Heather Foley of CBS; grandchildren: Jennifer and Mark Fardy, Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse, Andrew and Erin Picco, Allison and Andrew Foley, Emily and Jessica Foley; dearest brother Robert (Bob) Shaw, St. John's; brothers: Andrew (Florence) Shaw, Nanaima, BC; John (Agnes) Shaw, Topsail; sisters: Mary (Douglas) Osmond, (predeceased); Angela (Gerald) Burdette, Huntington, West Virginia; Imelda (Ronald) Gosse, St. Albert, Alberta; as well as dearest friends and many other relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John's. Visitation Thursday, December 30th, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 31st, at 11 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

HANN, John Robert Michael
(Kippens, age 8)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with his grandmother, Isabel Theresa Foley. Beloved son of Rosemary (nee Foley) and Desmond, precious grandson to Robert and Eileen Hann, Port au Port; Robert and Isabel Foley, St. John's, predeceased. Left with fond and loving memories, his aunts: Debbie (John) Pinto, St. John's; Denise (Brian) Hicks, Mount Pearl; Dorinda Hann, St. John's; Brenda (Glen) Picco of Marystown; Maureen (Keith) Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila (Grant) Gosse, Red Deer, Alberta; uncles: Donald (Helen) Hann, Stephenville; David (Diane) Hann, Stephenville; Robert (Tracy) Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Michael (Heather) Foley of CBS; cousins: Kelly Hann, Evan, Kristopher and Lacie Hann, Katie and Maria Pinto, Ocean-Lynn Hicks, Jennifer and Mark Fardy; Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse; Andrew and Erin Picco; Allison and Andrew Foley; Emily and Jessica Foley; also, a large circle of friends, his classmates, and his Cub Scout Group. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral Arrangements to be announced.


Friday, December 31, 2004

DEATHS

FOLEY, Isabel Theresa
(St. John's)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with her cherished grandson, John Robert Michael Hann, age 8 years, beloved son of Rosemary and Desmond Hann. Predeceased by her husband Robert Foley, July 1998. Left with fond and loving memories, her children: Rosemary and Desmond Hann, Kippens; Brenda and Glen Picco of Marystown; Maureen and Keith Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Robert and Tracy Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila and Grant Gosse of Red Deer, Alberta; Michael and Heather Foley of CBS; grandchildren: Jennifer and Mark Fardy, Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse, Andrew and Erin Picco, Allison and Andrew Foley, Emily and Jessica Foley; dearest brother Robert (Bob) Shaw, St. John's; brothers: Andrew (Florence) Shaw, Nanaima, BC; John (Agnes) Shaw, Topsail; sisters: Mary (Douglas) Osmond, (predeceased); Angela (Gerald) Burdette, Huntington, West Virginia; Imelda (Ronald) Gosse, St. Albert, Alberta; as well as dearest friends and many other relatives. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, St. John's. Visitation Thursday, December 30th, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 31st, at 11 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

BLANCHARD, Ethel Mae (nee Brake)
Meadows, NL
August 26th, 1915 - Dec. 29th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Mae Blanchard announce her passing on Wednesday, December 29th, 2004 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 89 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family her six sons: Ernest (Claudine), Clayton, Roland (Gloria), all of Meadows, Jordy (Maureen), Norris Point, Brian (Marie), McIvers and Lawrence (Peggy), Meadows. Five daughters: Una Lovell, McIvers, Isabel (David) Hunt, Meadows, Jean (Garry) Combdon, Jackson's Arm, Avril and Anita Blanchard both of Meadows. Twenty four grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Sister Lena (Freeman) Bolt, brother Chesley (Sylvia) Brake both of Meadows. Two sisters-in-law: Inez Brake, Meadows and Edith Blanchard, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur Blanchard, November 2002, daughter Olive, sons Wilfred and Randell, parents Thomas and Isabella Brake, brother Harvey, son-in-law Nelson Lovell and brother-in-law John Blanchard. The family will be receiving friends from Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows today, Friday from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 1st, at 2:00 p.m. with Bishop Percy Coffin officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook.

WISEMAN, Arthur Henry
Royal Navy, WWII
Corner Brook, NL
July 26th, 1912 - Dec. 29th, 2004

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Arthur Henry Wiseman announce his passing on Wednesday, December 29th, 2004 at the J.I. O'Connell Centre in Corner Brook at the age of 92 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mildred, seven daughters: Joan (William) Dugan, Jean (Bernard) Vincent, both of Corner Brook, Marie (Nelson) Pearce, Eastern Passage, NS, Barbara (Calvin) Locke, Mahone Bay, NS, Margaret (Raymond) Rose, Sharon Wiseman, both of Corner Brook and Helan (Anthony) Beck, Barrie, Ontario. One son David Wiseman, Toronto, Ontario, special grandson Tom Wiseman, Corner Brook. 20 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Sister-in-law Geraldine Wiseman, Corner Brook. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Batstone, brothers Stephen, Alexander and Ralph. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook today, Friday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church, Park Drive on Saturday, January 1st at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Receiving Chapel. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Diabetic Association or 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

HANN, John Robert Michael
(Kippens, age 8)

Died as the result of a tragic accident on December 26, 2004, along with his grandmother, Isabel Theresa Foley. Beloved son of Rosemary (nee Foley) and Desmond, precious grandson to Robert and Eileen Hann, Port au Port; Robert and Isabel Foley, St. John's, predeceased. Left with fond and loving memories, his aunts: Debbie (John) Pinto, St. John's; Denise (Brian) Hicks, Mount Pearl; Dorinda Hann, St. John's; Brenda (Glen) Picco of Marystown; Maureen (Keith) Fardy of Calgary, Alberta; Sheila (Grant) Gosse, Red Deer, Alberta; uncles: Donald (Helen) Hann, Stephenville; David (Diane) Hann, Stephenville; Robert (Tracy) Foley of Calgary, Alberta; Michael (Heather) Foley of CBS; cousins: Kelly Hann, Evan, Kristopher and Lacie Hann, Katie and Maria Pinto, Ocean-Lynn Hicks, Jennifer and Mark Fardy; Laura, Meghan and Jacob Gosse; Andrew and Erin Picco; Allison and Andrew Foley; Emily and Jessica Foley; also, a large circle of friends, his classmates, and his Cub Scout Group. Resting at Russell's Funeral Home, Stephenville. Funeral Arrangements to be announced.

 

 

Page Contributed & transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

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