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The Western Star Newspaper
December 2005

 

Thursday, December 1, 2005

DEATHS

BUTT, Royburn Clarence
April 10, 1943 - November 27, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Royburn Clarence Butt announce his passing on Sunday, November 27th, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife and best friend Rhoda; sons: Michael (Rhonda), Peter, David (Nicole); daughters Michele Newman and Karen Butt (Eddie). Proud poppy of Brett Newman; Christina and Chelsea; Ryan, Emma, Cameron, Owen; Keegan; Kaylee McAllister; Logan and Adrian Tansley; Madison and Cody Garcin; brother: Hughie (Elizabeth); sisters: Lorraine (Bud) Sparkes, Jean (Cecil) Brett, Shirley Chaulk (Eric); special aunts: Hilda Hewlett, Nellie Pike, Rowena (Allan) Benson; Joan Clarke; uncles: Baron (Josie) Butt, Douglas Butt and Gideon Butt, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Cynthia (nee Pennell) Butt, 1982, parents: Lavenia, 2003 and Clarence Butt, 1977. Granting his wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Sunday, December 11th, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The memorial service will take place on Monday, December 12th at 2:00 PM from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Wight's Road, Deer Lake. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or the Canadian Cancer Society, Corner Brook Chapter. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

QUINTON, Lloyd William
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 29, 2005, Lloyd William Quinton at the age of 75 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife of 58 years, Rowena (Halvorsen); 8 sons: Peter of Ontario, Gary (Val) of Corner Brook, Lloyd (Bev) of Corner Brook, Byron (Arthur) of Australia, Derek (Paul) of Ontario, Jeff (Claudia) of Texas, Rob (Vicki) of Corner Brook, and Craig (Amelia) of Ontario; 7 daughters: Karen McIsaac (Gerry) of Ontario, Marjorie Buckland of Ontario, Gloria Jones (Kevin) of Alberta, Gaye Kubicz (Lorne) of Ontario, Debra Chamaa (Fred) of Ontario, Cynthia Burke (John) of Massachusetts, and Vicki Feener (Dean) of Ontario; 28 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; sister, Blanche Bellefontaine of New Brunswick; sister-in-law, Effie Quinton of Corner Brook; brothers-in-law, Henry Halvorsen (Peggy) of New Zealand and Gary Lemoine (Tish) of Calgary; special aunt, Eliza Porter of Corner Brook; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Levi & Miriam Quinton; brother Gordon Quinton; step-sister Mae Reader (Wallace) and 5 step-brothers: Bill, Cecil, Albert, Fred and Mose Soper. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, December 1, 2005 and Friday, December 2, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Temple with Major Cooper officiating. Interment will take place on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. at Mount Patricia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Renal Dialysis Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital or the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

RUSSELL, David Lloyd
Brampton, ON
Dec. 1, 1952 - Nov. 28, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David L. Russell (formerly of Corner Brook) announces his sudden passing in Brampton, Ontario, on November 28, 2005 in his 53rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his common-law wife, Hughena (Gina) Goosney, her son, Bevin (Carla) Goosney and her grandchildren, Jeremy & Emma; his mother, Ida Russell of Corner Brook; sisters: Judy (Bill) Wheeler & Gail (Tony) Bennett all of Corner Brook; brothers: Ed (Mary) of Marystown & Paul (Denise) of Brampton, ON; and their families; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Wilson Russell (1984). Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Marilyn Avery officiating. Interment in the family plot., Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

KENNY, Genevieve "Genny" Theresa
Formerly of Port au Port East

Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 25, 2005 at Scarborough General Hospital in her 83rd year. She was predeceased by her husband Michael and her first born son, Freddy. She will always be lovingly remembered by her companion, Bill Quelch, her twin sister Bride (Pat) and her nine children: Kathleen (Rheal), Colleen (Charlie), Fred (Carol), Rhonda (Barry), Russ, Michael (Laura), Sean (Jill), Lorraine (Charlie) and Deanna. She was cherished by her twelve grandchildren: Gary, Mark, Candace, Sherri, Lindsay, Derek, Alyson, Jaymi, Cameron, Jonathan, Nicole, Bonnie-Lynn and her three great grandchildren Ashley, Curtis and Julia. Funeral service was held at Pine Hills Cemetery Chapel in Scarborough, Ontario on November 28, 2005. If desired, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.


Friday, December 2, 2005

DEATHS

HEWLIN, John
Portland Creek
October 10th, 1921 - November 30th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Hewlin announce his passing on Wednesday, November 30th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen (nee Caines); his children: Dennis (Linda), Rhoda (Wilfred), Edna (Kevin) and Lyman (Mercedes); his grandchildren: Glenn (Debbie), Alyx (Ranee), Brett (Sarah), Ryan, Justin, Danielle, Andrew and Josh; two great grandchildren: Jennifer and Katelyn; his sister Mona (Walter Little); his sisters-in-law: Gwen, Violet and Elizabeth; brothers-in-law: Maurice and Samuel (Emma); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Portland Creek today, Friday where also funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

NASH, Rendell Joseph
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rendell Joseph Nash announce his sudden passing on Thursday December 1st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90. He will be lovingly remembered by his four children: Charles Nash (Judy), Raymond Nash (Mary Ann) Ontario, Brian Nash (Lorraine) BC, Jackie Brake (Derick), 17 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two brothers: Gordon Bennett (Loretta), Stephenville Crossing, Larry Bennett, Corner Brook and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret Nash in 1996 and son Eric Nash in 1975. The funeral service will be held Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

BUTLER, David Cyril
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Butler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, December 1st, 2005 at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: wife Elizabeth; son David (Merina); sisters: Beverly (Marcel) Noel and Cheryl Wells; brothers: John (Verna) Barnes and Greg Butler; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Vicki and Malcolm. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday and Saturday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive on Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Bessie officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Pentecostal Church Outreach Ministry. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca


Saturday, December 3, 2005

DEATHS

BUTLER, David Cyril
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Butler announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Thursday, December 1st, 2005 at the age of 57 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories: wife Elizabeth; son David (Merina); sisters: Beverly (Marcel) Noel and Cheryl Wells; brothers: John (Verna) Barnes and Greg Butler; as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Vicki and Malcolm. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday and Saturday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place from First Pentecostal Church, Premier Drive on Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Bessie officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Pentecostal Church Outreach Ministry. To sign the family guest book or to make a memorial donation, visit our website www.fillatre.ca

SNOOKS, Ronald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Snooks announce his passing on Friday, December 2nd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 65. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 42 years, Betty, children Michelle Francis (Richard), Mike Snooks (Paula), very special granddaughter Kayla Francis; sisters: Ethel Sparkes, Oshawa, Ontario, Onea Murley, brother Rex Snooks (Edith); sisters-in-law: Marie Donahue and Evelyn Snooks, brothers-in-law: Joe Gale, Bruce Langdon & Douglas Crowther and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Lena & Alfred Snooks, mother & father-in-law Sarah & William Gale, brothers: Melvin & Wilfred, sisters: Vivian Langdon & Beatrice Crowther, brothers-in-law: Clausson Murley, Shawn Donahue & George Sparkes. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street. Reverend John Hounsell - Drover officiating followed by cremation at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

HEWLIN, John
Portland Creek
October 10th, 1921 - November 30th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Hewlin announce his passing on Wednesday, November 30th, 2005 at the Bonne Bay Hospital in his 83rd year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen (nee Caines); his children: Dennis (Linda), Rhoda (Wilfred), Edna (Kevin) and Lyman (Mercedes); his grandchildren: Glenn (Debbie), Alyx (Ranee), Brett (Sarah), Ryan, Justin, Danielle, Andrew and Josh; two great grandchildren: Jennifer and Katelyn; his sister Mona (Walter Little); his sisters-in-law: Gwen, Violet and Elizabeth; brothers-in-law: Maurice and Samuel (Emma); also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from the Anglican Church in Portland Creek today, Friday where also funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

RUSSELL, David Lloyd
Brampton, ON
Dec. 1, 1952 - Nov. 28, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David L. Russell (formerly of Corner Brook) announces his sudden passing in Brampton, Ontario, on November 28, 2005 in his 53rd year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his common-law wife Hughena (Gina) Goosney, her son, Bevin (Carla) Goosney and her grandchildren, Jeremy & Emma; his mother, Ida Russell of Corner Brook; sisters: Judy (Bill) Wheeler & Gail (Tony) Bennett all of Corner Brook; brothers: Ed (Mary) of Marystown & Paul (Denise) of Brampton, ON; and their families; and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Wilson Russell (1984). Cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Marilyn Avery officiating. Interment in the family plot, Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

NASH, Rendell Joseph
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Rendell Joseph Nash announce his sudden passing on Thursday December 1st, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90. He will be lovingly remembered by his four children: Charles Nash (Judy), Raymond Nash (Mary Ann) Ontario, Brian Nash (Lorraine) BC, Jackie Brake (Derick), 17 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two brothers: Gordon Bennett (Loretta), Stephenville Crossing, Larry Bennett, Corner Brook and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret Nash in 1996 and son Eric Nash in 1975. The funeral service will be held Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Church, Curling Street, Father Bernard Buckle officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street Friday and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

REID
Jason and Lana Reid of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel Jane, on June 26, 2005, weighing 8 lb. 12.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Rod and Rowena Tucker and Woodrow and Mary Reid.

O'REILLY
Michelle (nee Lahey) and Bill are proud to announce the arrival of their first child Rachael Mary on August 25, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital weighing 7 lb. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Carol and Gerry Lahey and Gerard O'Reilly.

KEATS
John & Mena Keats and Stella & the late Fred Ayres are proud to announce the arrival of their granddaughter Lauren Alicia. Lauren was born to Paul & Micelle Keats on July 21, 2005 in Moncton, weighing 8 lb. 1 oz. A baby sister for Dylan. Welcome to our precious angel, we love you.

ENGAGEMENT

POOLE & ANTLE
Norman and Agatha Poole are pleased to announce the recent engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Shannon, son of Brian Wight and Claudine Antle. Wedding to take place in Corner Brook, July 21, 2007. Congratulations come from their families.

LITTLE / MADDIGAN
Carl and Genevieve Little of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jeanmarie to Sean Maddigan, son of Patricia and the late James Maddigan of St. John's Newfoundland. The engagement took place in September in Montreal. The wedding will take place in Corner Brook in August 2006.

WEDDING

SULEY / BOLT
Congratulations to Natalie Suley and Brent Bolt, married July 9th 2005. Natalie is the daughter of David and Vera Colleen Suley of Corner Brook. Brent is the son of Lorne and Lorretta Bolt of Kingston, Ontario. The couple was married at Memorial Garden Park, Base Petawawa, where they reside, they are both in the Forces. The happy couple honeymooned in Ottawa. Best wishes for a lifetime of love and happiness from all your family and friends and love and kisses from Braden and Haley Bolt.


Monday, December 5, 2005

DEATHS

SNOOKS, Ronald
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ronald Snooks announce his passing on Friday, December 2nd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 65. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 42 years, Betty, children Michelle Francis (Richard), Mike Snooks (Paula), very special granddaughter Kayla Francis; sisters: Ethel Sparkes, Oshawa, Ontario, Onea Murley, brother Rex Snooks (Edith); sisters-in-law: Marie Donahue and Evelyn Snooks, brothers-in-law: Joe Gale, Bruce Langdon & Douglas Crowther and numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Lena & Alfred Snooks, mother & father-in-law Sarah & William Gale, brothers: Melvin & Wilfred, sisters: Vivian Langdon & Beatrice Crowther, brothers-in-law: Clausson Murley, Shawn Donahue & George Sparkes. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 5th at 2:00 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street, Reverend John Hounsell - Drover officiating followed by cremation at Humber Valley Crematorium. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

BONNELL, John Lewis
Little Rapids, NL
1915-2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Bonnell announce his passing on Saturday, December 3rd, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife of 62 years, Gladys, Fifth Floor, WMRH; seven children: Melvie Brake, Kitchener, ON, Mabel Perin, Maple, ON, Morgan (Judy), Brampton, ON, Joyce Schafer (Dave), Kitchener, ON, Barbara Brophy (John), Mississauga, ON, Clyde (Irene), Edmonton, AB and Elizabeth Butler, Corner Brook; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; sister: Dinah Ford, Kitchener, ON, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Cyrus and Mary Bonnell, a number of brothers and sisters, two sons-in-law: Ivan Perin and David Butler. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, in memory of his loving wife Gladys who is residing at the Fifth Floor, WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

LOVEMAN, Jennie
Corner Brook, NL
September 23, 1918 - December 4, 2005

It is with great sadness, that the family of the late Jennie Loveman (nee Reader) announce her passing on Sunday, December 4th, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 87. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Jean Salter, her 3 grandchildren: Ian Salter (Kimberley), Brockville, ON, Erika Parsons (Geoff), Corner Brook, Alison Amundrud (Trevor), Melfort, SK, her 8 great grandchildren: Meghan, Jenna, Derian, Hailee, Devan, Brianna, Nikolas, Kale, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Freeman and Effie Reader, brother Howard Reader, sisters: Cassie Noseworthy, Eliza Gillard and Loretta Bennett, brothers-in-law: John Bennett, Walter Noseworthy and Reginald Gillard, sisters-in-law: Claira Squires, Charlotte Weise, and husband Stanley Loveman. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday and Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place Wednesday December 7th at 11 a.m. from St. Michael & All Angels Church, Park Drive, officiated by Rev. Gordon Druggett, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA, P.O. Box 876, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6H6. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, December 6, 2005

DEATHS

BONNELL, John Lewis
Little Rapids, NL
1915-2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Bonnell announce his passing on Saturday, December 3rd, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife of 62 years, Gladys, Fifth Floor, WMRH; seven children: Melvie Brake, Kitchener, ON, Mabel Perin, Maple, ON, Morgan (Judy), Brampton, ON, Joyce Schafer (Dave), Kitchener, ON, Barbara Brophy (John), Mississauga, ON, Clyde (Irene), Edmonton, AB and Elizabeth Butler, Corner Brook; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; sister: Dinah Ford, Kitchener, ON, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Cyrus and Mary Bonnell, a number of brothers and sisters, two sons-in-law: Ivan Perin and David Butler. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday, 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street. Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, in memory of his loving wife Gladys who is residing at the Fifth Floor, WMRH. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

MACDONALD, Lloyd
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd MacDonald announces his passing at the O'Connell Centre on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at the age of 85 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his niece, Trudy MacDonald; great niece, Catherine Pynn and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Leah & David MacDonald; brothers: Percy, Lester & Donald; and sisters: Marilyn & Averil. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, December 7, 2005 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Curling with Rev. John Hounsell Drover officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

LOVEMAN, Jennie
Corner Brook, NL
September 23, 1918 - December 4, 2005

It is with great sadness, that the family of the late Jennie Loveman (nee Reader) announce her passing on Sunday, December 4th, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 87. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Jean Salter, her 3 grandchildren: Ian Salter (Kimberley), Brockville, ON, Erika Parsons (Geoff), Corner Brook, Alison Amundrud (Trevor), Melfort, SK, her 8 great grandchildren: Meghan, Jenna, Derian, Hailee, Devan, Brianna, Nikolas, Kale, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Freeman and Effie Reader, brother Howard Reader, sisters: Cassie Noseworthy, Eliza Gillard and Loretta Bennett, brothers-in-law: John Bennett, Walter Noseworthy and Reginald Gillard, sisters-in-law: Claira Squires, Charlotte Weise, and husband Stanley Loveman. Friends and family may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Monday and Tuesday from the hours of 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place Wednesday December 7th at 11 a.m. from St. Michael & All Angels Church, Park Drive, officiated by Rev. Gordon Druggett, followed by interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bay of Islands SPCA, P.O. Box 876, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6H6. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website at www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, December 7, 2005

DEATHS

PARSONS, Robert Wilson
January 19, 1917 - December 6, 2005
Deer Lake

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Robert Wilson Parsons announce his passing on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, in his 88th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children: Wilson (Mary) Parsons, Kitchener, Ontario; Alice (Arthur) Reid, Reidville, NL; Mazie (Sylvester) Blank, Morden, NS; Mildred (Doug) Graves, Morden, NS; Henry (Rosemary) Parsons, Kitchener, Ontario; Chris Parsons, Kitchener, Ontario; Linda (Terry) Tower, Cornwall, PEI; Lillian (Keith) Brinkworth, Cornwall, Ontario; Loretta (Terry) Rowsell, Deer Lake, NL; Rick Parsons, Deer Lake, NL; Doreen (Truman) Osmond, Hampton, NL; 43 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Mary Parsons and half sister Lillian Pashur, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Ralph Parsons, parents Arthur and Martha Parsons, brothers: Sandy and Gilbert and sisters: Anne and Mazie. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 9th at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel with Captains Terry and Bonnie Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or 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

INGRAM, Peter
Daniel's Harbour
November 19th, 1919 - December 6th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Ingram announce his passing on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in his 86th year. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 45 years Eileen (nee House); his daughter Hilda (Bill) Tuff of Corner Brook; his granddaughter Jessica; nephews: Bob and Pete and niece Marguerite (Eddie Childs); his brothers-in-law: Ronald House (Gloria Pearce) and Gilbert House (Vivian Payne); his sisters-in-law: Gertie (Bob) Simms, Mona House (Ernest Verge), Marina (Jeffrey Biggin) and Blen (George Payne); his special care giver Marguerite Keough; also his brother-in-law Felix Goosney and sister-in-law Clara House; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Maude and brother Clyde. Visitation will take place from The Holy Cross Anglican Church in Daniel's Harbour today, Wednesday and Thursday where funeral service will take place on Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pratt officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. By request of the family donations may be made to the SPCA Shelter Fund in Corner Brook. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake.
"Forever In Our Hearts"

STONE, Elizabeth Rose
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Stone announces her sudden passing on Monday, December 5, 2005 at the age of 54 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, brothers: Michael & James (Doris); nieces, Michelle, Helen, Lori, & Roseanne; nephew, James Jr. and a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, William & Bessie Stone. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, December 7, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, December 8, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, December 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Interment at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca


Thursday, December 8, 2005

DEATH

BAGGS, Elizabeth (Wight)
Steady Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Baggs announce her passing on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in her 96th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Bruce (Bud) and wife Greta, Steady Brook; Jon and partner Elizabeth, Corner Brook; daughter Ann Bell, St. John's; sons-in-law Ronald Piggott, Ontario and William Bell, Corner Brook; 18 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; brother Howard Wight and wife Eva, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law Mima Wight, Deer Lake and Gwen Wight, Kirkland Lake, Ontario; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Hedley Baggs, daughters Barbara Piggott, Picton, Ontario and Ruth (Toby) King, Toronto, her beloved grandson Michael Baggs, Steady Brook, sisters Mabel Eddy and Daisy Chynn, Deer Lake, brothers Norman Wight, Deer Lake and Walter Wight, Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Friday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, 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


Friday, December 9, 2005

DEATHS

BAGGS, Elizabeth (Wight)
Steady Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth Baggs announce her passing on Tuesday, December 6th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in her 96th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Bruce (Bud) and wife Greta, Steady Brook; Jon and partner Elizabeth, Corner Brook; daughter Ann Bell, St. John's; sons-in-law Ronald Piggott, Ontario and William Bell, Corner Brook; 18 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; brother Howard Wight and wife Eva, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law Mima Wight, Deer Lake and Gwen Wight, Kirkland Lake, Ontario; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Hedley Baggs, daughters Barbara Piggott, Picton, Ontario and Ruth (Toby) King, Toronto, her beloved grandson Michael Baggs, Steady Brook, sisters Mabel Eddy and Daisy Chynn, Deer Lake, brothers Norman Wight, Deer Lake and Walter Wight, Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook on Friday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, no flowers by request, 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

BENNETT, Richard "Ricky" William
Baie Verte
(Formerly of Stephenville Crossing)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Richard William Bennett announce his passing on Wednesday, December 7th, 2005 at his family residence in Baie Verte at the age of 45 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his children Brittany and Chaise and their mother Gina all of Stephenville; mother Margaret Bennett, step-father Clifford Young, Baie Verte; sisters Patsy (Carl) White, Kentville, NS; Eldwidge (Jim) Gavin, Baie Verte; brother Raymond (Betty) Bennett, Edmonton, AB; uncle Urban (Bessie) White, nieces and nephews Lisa White, Brantford, ON; Amanda (Shelby) White, Stephenville Crossing; Warren (Astin) Gavin, Edmonton, AB; Celia Gavin, Tumbler Ridge, BC; Chandell and Raymond Bennett, Edmonton, AB; great-nieces and nephews Deidre White, Stephenville Crossing, Brett Gavin, Edmonton, AB and cousin Brian (Debbie) White, Hammonds Plains, NS. As well as a large circle of cousins, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his grandparents Remi and Cecilia White. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing on Friday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM and on Saturday from 10-12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 PM from the Assumption Parish with Father Gerard Patry and Father Tom Duffenais officiating. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook Street. As expressions of sympathy flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Janeway. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TARGETT, Josephine Marie
Aguathuna

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Josephine Marie Targett announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Tom (Lorraine) of Stephenville, Jack (Joanne) of Strathmore, Alberta and five daughters: Evelyn (Conrad) Glasgow of Aguathuna, Shirley (Jim) Burroughs of Paradise, Patricia (Bernard) Young of Sudbury, Ontario, Rita (Ross) Crawley of Cochrane, Alberta, Judy (David) Sakal of Calgary, Alberta and son-in-law, John Walsh of Labrador City, daughter-in-law, Shelly Targett of Calgary, one brother, Tom (Bernadette) Hogan of Catalina, sister, Rita Kendall of Ship Cove, 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred in 1985, son, Frederick in 1971, daughter, Marie Walsh on Ontario 17, 2005 (as written in paper), granddaughter, Renée Targett in 1989. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 12th, at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to Our Lady of Mercy Church Restoration fund would be greatly appreciated.

GABRIEL, Emaline
Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre
Stephenville Crossing

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Emaline Gabriel announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at the age of 87 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Raymond (Beverly) Gabriel of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Joe Bennett of St. John's, one sister, Beatrice Watkins of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and a circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill Gabriel on February 9th, 2003. Visitation took place on Thursday evening at the St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, St. George's. Funeral service will take place on Friday, December 9th at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, St. George's with interment in the Anglican Cemetery in St. George's. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, Station Road, Stephenville Crossing.


Saturday, December 10, 2005

DEATHS

MOORES, Milton William
Passed away peacefully at G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, November 23, 2005, age 86, leaving behind with fond, loving memories: his wife Stella (nee Granter), brothers: Percy, Ray and Reg, sons: Wayne and Barry, daughters: Naida and Nancy, four grandchildren: John, Jamie, Stella and Julie, and many friends and extended family. As per his instructions, Milton was cremated without ceremony and will have his ashes scattered at his matriarchal home, Fleury's Bight, Notre Dame Bay. Grateful thanks from the family to those who by their presence, kindness and caring helped ease our grief and loss. Donations in his memory can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Condolences and reminiscences can be sent to bmoores@canada.com
"He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again." - Shakespeare

MILLS, Lydia
Kippens

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lydia Mills announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, December 9, 2005 at the age of 80 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, William, one son, Gary (Gilda) Mills of Gull Pond, five daughters: Catherine (Melvin) Ryan of Bonavista, Joyce (Melvin) Russell of Gull Pond, Georgina (Jim) Gallant of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Martha (Ross) Tobin of Ottawa, Ontario, Darlene (Tony) Burry of Gander and two sisters: Marguerite O'Quinn of Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre, Stephenville Crossing, Blanche King of Stephenville, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 12th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville.

BUTT, Royburn Clarence
April 10, 1943 - November 27, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Royburn Clarence Butt announce his passing on Sunday, November 27th, 2005 at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife and best friend Rhoda; sons: Michael (Rhonda), Peter, David (Nicole); daughters: Michele Newman and Karen Butt (Eddie), Proud poppy of Brett Newman; Christina and Chelsea; Ryan, Emma, Cameron, Owen; Keegan; Kaylee McAllister; Logan and Adrian Tansley; Madison and Cody Garcin. Brother Hughie (Elizabeth); sisters: Lorraine (Bud) Sparkes, Jean (Cecil) Brett, Shirley Chaulk (Eric). Special aunts: Hilda Hewlett, Nellie Pike, Rowena (Allan) Benson, Joan Clarke; uncles: Baron (Josie) Butt, Douglas Butt and Gideon Butt, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Cynthia (nee Pennell) Butt, 1982, parents: Lavenia, 2003 and Clarence Butt, 1977. Granting his wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake on Sunday, December 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The memorial service will take place on Monday, December 12th at 11:00 a.m. from St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church with Rev. John Meade officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Wight's Road, Deer Lake. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit or the Canadian Cancer Society, Corner Brook Chapter. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

TARGETT, Josephine Marie
Aguathuna

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Josephine Marie Targett announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by two sons: Tom (Lorraine) of Stephenville, Jack (Joanne) of Strathmore, Alberta and five daughters: Evelyn (Conrad) Glasgow of Aguathuna, Shirley (Jim) Burroughs of Paradise, Patricia (Bernard) Young of Sudbury, Ontario, Rita (Ross) Crawley of Cochrane, Alberta, Judy (David) Sakal of Calgary, Alberta and son-in-law, John Walsh of Labrador City, daughter-in-law, Shelly Targett of Calgary, one brother, Tom (Bernadette) Hogan of Catalina, sister, Rita Kendall of Ship Cove, 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred in 1985, son, Frederick in 1971, daughter, Marie Walsh on October 17, 2005, granddaughter, Renée Targett in 1989. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 12th, at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Port au Port West with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Port au Port East. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations to Our Lady of Mercy Church Restoration Fund would be greatly appreciated.

BIRTH

CALLAHAN
Chris and Melanie (nee Goulding) Callahan are absolutely thrilled to announce the birth of their first child - a daughter Jill Sandra. Jill was born October 1, 2005 in Corner Brook weighing 7 lb. 15 oz. Grandparents Bill and Joanne Goulding and Art and Lois Callahan; Godparents Lois and Bob Higgins and the whole family agree she was well worth the wait.

ENGAGEMENT

NORMORE / SNOW
Michael and Shirley Normore of Corner Brook are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Rochelle, to Paul Terry Lincoln, son of Pastors Terry and Catherine Snow of Deer Lake. Stephanie is currently in her third year at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College completing a business degree. Paul is a graduate of Moncton Flight College and is currently flying as first Officer with Provincial Airlines, stationed in Goose Bay, Labrador. Wedding plans are being made for August 12, 2006 in Corner Brook. We love you, best wishes from family and friends.

WEDDING

BELLOWS / ADLINGTON
Ben and Helen Bellows of Mt. Moriah are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter Chrystal, to Wayne, son of Raymond and Sandra Adlington of Dartmouth, NS. The wedding took place on June 11/05 at St. Mary's Church in Curling. Congratulations from their family, friends and daughter, Rebecca Lynn.

GABRIEL / BEAUDIN
On October 8, 2005 a very beautiful wedding was held at St. Alban's Anglican Church in Dartmouth, NS. Teri Lynn Gabriel, daughter of the late Norbert Gabriel and Florence Gabriel of St. George's, NL was united in marriage to Darren H. Beaudin, son of the late Dennis Beaudin and Sharon Beaudin of Dartmouth, NS. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Bill Sheppard and Rev. Gordon McKinnon. Matron of Honor was Laura Blackmore (best friend of the bride). Best man was Ken Merlin (friend of the groom). Bridesmaids were Jessica Gabriel (daughter of the bride) and Debbie Starr (friend of the bride). Junior bridesmaid was Darby Blackmore (daughter of Jan and Laura). Groomsmen were Tim Beaudin (brother of the groom) and Bob Sterling (friend of the groom). Ring bearers were Brandon Gabriel (son of the bride) and Darren Beaudin Jr. (son of the groom). Harpist was Brian Foroughi. Teri was walked down the aisle by her mother Florence Gabriel. The reception was held at the Heritage Room in the Dartmouth Rec Plex. MC was Eddie Fahie (friend of the bride and groom), Teri and Darren honeymooned at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax. The bride and groom wish to thank all family and friends, especially those who traveled from NL for making this day so special.


Monday, December 12, 2005

DEATHS

LUSH, Hedley Pierce
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away in the arms of his family, Hedley Pierce Lush on Friday, December 9th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 54 years Bernice (Bridger), one son Marvin, three daughters: Gladys, Patsy (Sam Jones) and Lynn, one granddaughter Stacey (Lee) Luscombe. Brothers: Reid (Majorie) and Otto, sisters Betty (Max) Pafford, Lillian (Robert) Shewering and Fern Jennings, sister-in-law Marion Lush. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Eli and Gladys and brother Fred. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at 2:00 P.M. from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, with Captains Scott and Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society or 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

PARK, Howard Stares
Corner Brook, NL
1930 - 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Park announce his sudden passing on Saturday, December 10th, 2005 at his residence at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his son: Bruce and his wife Marsha, Lower Sackville, NS, two precious grandchildren: Jessica and Robert; sisters: Daisy (Harry) Colbourne, Lewisporte and Roslyn (Clyde) Dominey, Pasadena; brothers and sisters-in-law: Marge Ryan, Lottie (Gord) Reid, Shirley (Len) Clarke, Ralph McWhirter, Beth (Stu) Ryder and Judy (Norb) Joyce, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Laureen Helen (nee McWhirter), parents: William and Gwendolyn Park; sisters: Olive Jane Kelloway and Bertha Elizabeth Simms; brothers and sisters-in-law: Harry (Mary) McWhirter, Fred McWhirter, Alice Burggraat, Jack Ryan, Doreen McWhirter, Barbara Murphy and Mary Ryan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BARTLETT, Chesley Roy
March 29th, 1935 - December 11th, 2005
White Hills Road
Big Bonne Bay Pond, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley (Roy) Bartlett announce his passing at his family residence in Big Bonne Bay Pond on Sunday, December 11th, 2005, at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; his wife Ruby nee Colbourne, his sons Kevin (Carolyn) of Corner Brook, Keith (Elizabeth) of Mississauga, Ontario, his daughter Karen (Mrs. John Durack) of Etobicoke, Ontario, his mother Mrs. Edith Bartlett, of Deer Lake, and his brother Lloyd (Joy) Bartlett of Big Bonne Bay Pond, his grandchildren: Sarah, Matthew, Nicholas, Joshua, April and Adam. He was predeceased by his father George (Scott) Bartlett. The family will be receiving family and friends on Monday, December 12th, at 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday, December 13th, at 7-9 P.M. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, from where also the memorial service will take place on Wednesday, December 14th at 2 P.M. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery at Wights Road, Deer Lake, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and/or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BLANCHARD, Bertha
St. George's, NL
1937 - 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Bertha Blanchard announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, December 11th, 2005 at the age of 68. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories children: Larry (Naomi), St. George's, Carl (Bernadine), Flat Bay, Richard (Colleen), Shallop Cove, Mary, Shallop Cove, grandchildren: Lenny, Gizella, Crystal, Kayleen, Brandon, Braydon, Dustin, Tamara, Shane, Scott, Ashley; sister-in-law Pauline (Don) Bruce, Scarborough, Ontario as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by husband Cornelius; son-in-law Leonard Blanchard and by her parents Jim and Katherine "Cassie" Young. Visitation for friends will begin Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, St. George's from where the mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, December 14th at 10:00 a.m. with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery, Shallop Cove. As expressions of sympathy flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Palliative Care unit or to the Canadian Cancer Society. 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

ROBINSON, Carl George
Cox's Cove, NL
January 4, 1941 - December 11, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carl George Robinson announce his passing on Sunday, December 11, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 64 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Helen; son: Daniel (Tanya) Robinson, Brampton, Ontario; daughters: Diane (Donald) Park, Darlene Hussey, Cox's Cove; stepson: Paul (Elisha) Osmond, Irishtown; stepdaughters: Connie (Reg) Melendy, Corner Brook, Cathy (Paul) Caron, Milton, Ontario; sisters: Mary (Richard) Parsons, Carmenville, Vera (George) Brown, Leona (Lesley) Crewe, Corner Brook; special nephew: Glendon (Marion) Robinson, Corner Brook; 10 grandchildren: Joanne, Tara, Tamara, Hayley, Abigail, Tonya, Christina, Jordan, Alex and Jonah; mother-in-law: Gladys Gaulton; sister-in-law: Ivy Park; brother-in-law: Roland Park, as well he leaves a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Millicent in 1980; parents: Selena in 2005 and George Robinson in 1968; brothers: Alexander in 1981, William Henry and Abby; sister: Sylvia in 2001. Friends may visit Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00. Pastor David Crane officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Tuesday, December 13, 2005

DEATHS

LUSH, Hedley Pierce
Corner Brook, NL

Passed peacefully away in the arms of his family, Hedley Pierce Lush on Friday, December 9th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 74 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 54 years Bernice (Bridger), one son Marvin, three daughters: Gladys, Patsy (Sam Jones) and Lynn, one granddaughter Stacey (Lee) Luscombe. Brothers: Reid (Majorie) and Otto, sisters Betty (Max) Pafford, Lillian (Robert) Shewering and Fern Jennings, sister-in-law Marion Lush. As well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Eli and Gladys and brother Fred. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at 2:00 PM from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarence Street, with Captains Scott and Michelle Rideout officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society or 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

CORMIER, Gladys May
St. Theresa's, NL
December 8, 1925 - December 12, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Gladys Cormier announce her passing on Monday, December 12th, 2005 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville at the age of 80 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, daughters: Marina (Bradley Long), Geraldine, Olive (George Long), all of St. Theresa's, Ivy, Janet, Linda, Ruby, of Stephenville, Patricia, Flat Bay and Judy (Max Burchell), Journois Brook; sons: Hubert (Beatrice), Robinsons, Corn (Joan), Gary, Shawn, of St. Theresa's, Robert (Christine Falls), Flat Bay; sister Clara Young, St. George's; 47 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Cornelius; son Randy; daughters: Bertha, Georgina and Clara. Friends may visit St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Flat Bay on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, December 15th at 10:00 a.m., Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Theresa's. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or St. Anne's RC Church Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca   Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

PARK, Howard Stares
Corner Brook, NL
1930-2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Howard Park announce his sudden passing on Saturday, December 10th, 2005 at his residence at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; his son: Bruce and his wife Marsha, Lower Sackville, NS, two precious grandchildren: Jessica and Robert; sisters: Daisy (Harry) Colbourne, Lewisporte and Roslyn (Clyde) Dominey, Pasadena; brothers and sisters-in-law: Marge Ryan, Lottie (Gord) Reid, Shirley (Len) Clarke, Ralph McWhirter, Beth (Stu) Ryder and Judy (Norb) Joyce, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Laureen Helen (nee McWhirter), parents: William and Gwendolyn Park; sisters: Olive Jane Kelloway and Bertha Elizabeth Simms; brothers and sisters-in-law: Harry (Mary) McWhirter, Fred McWhirter, Alice Burggraaf, Jack Ryan, Doreen McWhirter, Barbara Murphy and Mary Ryan. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 13th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Church, Clarence Street. Rev. Derek Thomas officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to All Saints Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PEDDLE, Glenfield
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Glenfield Peddle announces his passing at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2005 at the age of 68 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Beatrice; sons and daughters: Carolyn (Hector) Tourrett of Alberta, Doreen (George) Quehe of Corner Brook, Kathy (Terry) Buckle of Ontario, Glen (Sandra) Peddle of Corner Brook, Elaine (Paul) Humby of Roddickton and Jason Peddle (Sandra) of Corner Brook; nine grandchildren one great grandchild; brothers: Dereck (Linda) of Ontario, Clarence (Elizabeth) of Ontario, Byron (Cathy) of Corner Brook and Pastor Alvin (Glenda) of Ontario; sisters: Lorraine (Art) Flynn of Corner Brook, Rhoda (Clarence) Gilbert of Steady Brook, Olive (Algon) Park of Steady Brook, Agnes (Walter) Gough of Nova Scotia and Betty (Gordon) Head of Pasadena and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents: Fred and Emily Peddle, daughter Evelyn and grandchild Cassandra. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, December 14, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Elizabeth Street with Pastor Andrews officiating. Interment at Mount Patricia Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. The family guest book can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

OSMOND, Otto C.
OSMOND, Otto C.
- 65, Marble Mountain, Cape Breton, passed away at home Friday afternoon, December 9, 2005, in the company of his long-time companion, Michealette Barrington. Born in Jackson's Cove, NL. Otto was predeceased by his parents, Ivy (Pynn) (Osmond) England and Sandy Osmond, and nephew, Cory Osmond. Otto was a retired carpenter. He is survived by his long-time partner, Michealette Barrington, Marble Mountain, Cape Breton; sister, Gail Osmond, Deer Lake, NL; brother, Wayne (Rose), Pouce Coupe, BC, and nephews, Jeffery, Christopher, and Jason; as well as stepdaughters, Frances (Norman) Oram, Hay Cove, NS; Michealette MacDonald, Port Hawkesbury, NS; and step grandsons, John and Matthew, Port Hawkesbury, NS. There will be no visitation. Funeral service will be held Friday, December 16, at 1 p.m. in St. Matthew's United Church, Marble Mountain, Cape Breton. Rev. Janet Blois officiating, private interment at a later date. A reception to follow at Marble Mountain Community Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Otto may be made to the L'Arche Cape Breton Workshop Fund. Funeral Arrangements under the care and direction of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury, NS. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com

JACKSON, Andrew Edward
June 1st, 1939 - December 12th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andrew Jackson announce his passing on Monday December 12th 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in his 75th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 23 years Carol, children: Brenda (Ghislain) Ouellet; St. Jerome Quebec, Mary (Joseph) O'Connell, Pasadena, grandchildren: Monique, Julie, Renee-Lynn, Andre, Joseph, (Dora), Tina (Shannon), Shaun, great-grandchildren: Trynity, Daphne, Brandon, Leah, Andrew, Shauna, Shane, Brianna, sister Margaret Edna Bonaldo, brother John Charles Jackson, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Noah and Mary, sister Eliza Mae and brothers Ephriam James and Anthony George. Friends may visit the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena today for 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday December 15th at 2 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Wright officiating, interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

HYNES, Agnes Sarah
8 Crane Place, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Agnes Sarah Hynes announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Sunday, December 11, 2005 at the age of 81 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Joseph and two daughters: Anne Romain of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Barbara (Melvin) Gray of White Fox, Saskatchewan and two brothers: Samuel (Nancy) Penney of Morpeth, Ontario, Finten (Joyce) Penney of Campbell's Creek, three sisters: Mary (Alphonsus) LaCosta of Campbell's Creek, Theresa LaCosta of Piccadilly, Carmie (Ronald) Russell of Stephenville, seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Isabell Penney, son-in-law, Ron Romain, grandson, Perry Gray, brother, John Penney, sister-in-law, Margaret Penney, brother-in-law, Bernard LaCosta. Cremation took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Campbell's Creek. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Stephen's Parish Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.

ROBINSON, Carl George
Cox's Cove, NL
January 4, 1941 - December 11, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carl George Robinson announce his passing on Sunday, December 11, 2005 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook at the age of 64 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: his wife Helen; son: Daniel (Tanya) Robinson, Brampton, Ontario; daughters: Diane (Donald) Park, Darlene Hussey, Cox's Cove; stepson: Paul (Elisha) Osmond, Irishtown; stepdaughters: Connie (Reg) Melendy, Corner Brook, Cathy (Paul) Caron, Milton, Ontario; sisters: Mary (Richard) Parsons, Carmenville, Vera (George) Brown, Leona (Lesley) Crewe, Corner Brook; special nephew: Glendon (Marion) Robinson, Corner Brook; 10 grandchildren: Joanne, Tara, Tamara, Hayley, Abigail, Tonya, Christina, Jordan, Alex and Jonah; mother-in-law: Gladys Gaulton; sister-in-law: Ivy Park; brother-in-law: Roland Park, as well he leaves a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Millicent in 1980; parents: Selena in 2005 and George Robinson in 1968; brothers: Alexander in 1981, William Henry and Abby; sister: Sylvia in 2001. Friends may visit Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Cox's Cove on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00. Pastor David Crane officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BARTLETT, Chesley Roy
March 29th, 1935 - December 11th, 2005
White Hills Road
Big Bonne Bay Pond, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Chesley (Roy) Bartlett announce his passing at his family residence in Big Bonne Bay Pond on Sunday, December 11th, 2005, at the age of 70 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving family; his wife Ruby (nee Coombs), his sons Kevin (Carolyn) of Corner Brook, Keith (Elizabeth) of Mississauga, Ontario, his daughter Karen (Mrs. John Durack) of Etobicoke, Ontario, his mother Mrs. Edith Bartlett, of Deer Lake, and his brother Lloyd (Joy) Bartlett of Big Bonne Bay Pond, his grandchildren: Sarah, Matthew, Nicholas, Joshua, April and Adam. He was predeceased by his father George (Scott) Bartlett. The family will be receiving family and friends on Monday, December 12th, 2005 at 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday, December 13th, 2005 at 7-9 P.M. from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, from where also the memorial service will take place on Wednesday, December 14th at 2 P.M. with Rev. Dr. Tony Newell officiating with the interment to follow at the United Church Section of Mt. Patricia Cemetery in Corner Brook at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society and/or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our hearts"


Wednesday, December 14, 2005

DEATH

JACKSON, Andrew Edward
June 1st, 1930 - December 12th, 2005
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Andrew Edward Jackson announce his passing on Monday, December 12th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook in his 75th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 23 years Carol, children: Brenda (Ghislain) Ouellet; St. Jerome, Quebec, Mary (Joseph) O'Connell, Pasadena, grandchildren: Monique, Julie, Renée-Lynn (Marc), André, Joseph (Dora), Tina (Shannon), Shaun, great grandchildren: Trynité, Daphné, Brandon, Leah, Andrew, Shauna, Shane, Brianna, sister Margaret Edna Bonaldo, brother John Charles Jackson, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Noah and Mary, sister Eliza Mae and brothers Ephriam James and Anthony George. Friends may visit the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 2 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Wright officiating, interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, 10 Clinic Drive, Deer Lake. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, December 15, 2005

DEATHS

SHEARS (TUCKER) NEE REID, Ethel Viola
Oct. 30th 1921 - Dec 14th 2005
Deer Lake, NL
Formerly of Norris Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Viola Shears (Tucker) nee Reid announce her sudden passing on Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 at the W.M.R. Hospital in Corner Brook in her 84th year. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her 3 daughters Clara (Mrs. John Jenniex) of Humber Village, Jacqueline (Mrs. Cliff Bugden) of Stephenville, Marlyn (Mrs. Bruce Jenniex) of Norris Point, her son Boyd Shears and Lynn Cole of Deer Lake, her daughter-in-law Doreen Tucker and Bob Roberts of Norris Point, her 2 brothers Walter Reid and Malcom Reid both of Corner Brook, her 3 sisters Bella McKay of Corner Brook, Margaret (Mrs. Gerald Organ) of Norris Point and Shirley Sutton of Corner Brook. Her 9 grandchildren, her 5 great-grandchildren, and her 2 great great grandchildren. Also sadly missed by a very special and dear friend Mrs. Elsie Chaulk of Deer Lake. Mrs. Shears was predeceased by her husbands Robert Henry Tucker and Walter Bryant Shears, her son John Charles Tucker, her grandson Robert Martin Tucker, her mother and father Hazel and Henry Reid, her brothers Lionel, Warren, Gerald, and her sisters Joyce and Alice. Also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street on Thursday, December 15th, 2005, at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Friday December 16th, 2005, the family will be receiving family and friends from the Church of the Good Shepherd in Norris Point at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where the funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 17th, 2005 at 2 p.m. with Rev John Olsson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Norris Point. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation and/or the Memorial Fund from the Church of the Good Shepherd would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main St., Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

FRENCH, Edward Joseph (Joe)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edward Joseph (Joe) French announce his passing at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center in Grand Falls-Windsor, on December 13, 2005, at the age of 73. Joe retired from T.R.A./Sobey's in 1988. Predeceased by father Harvey and mother Hazel (Boone). Left with fond and loving memories are loving wife Shirley (Burton); sons Bill of Halifax, NS, Rod (Jackie Jenkins) of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. Also leaving to mourn are his sister Elsie (Nelson Bennett), sister June Barter, brother Allan (Margaret), brother Clayton (Joan); a very special grandson Benjamin; many nieces and nephews, along with a large circle of friends and relatives. Rev. Randy Lockyear will conduct the funeral service at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Friday, December 16, 2005. Interment will be at the Anglican Cemetery on Union Street. Pallbearers are brother Clayton French, nephew Jim French, Maurice Jenkins, Glen Kirby, nephew Doug Barter and Glen Fewer. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Michael Goodyear of Central Funeral Home. For online condolences please visit www.centralfuneralhomes.ca   Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Society.


Friday, December 16, 2005

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, December 17, 2005

DEATHS

SHEPPARD, Charles Edgar
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Charles Sheppard announces his passing on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at the age of 62 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 42 years, Betty; daughter Lisa and child Morgan of Corner Brook; sons: Steve (Joanne) of Kippens and children, Scott, T.J., and Jeff; and Gary (Maria) of Pickering, ON; sisters: Mary (Frank) Vey of St. John's, Bessie (Frank) Jones of Lewisporte, and Geraldine (Peter) Miner of Dowling, ON; brother: George (Jean) Hollett of Barrie, ON; sisters-in-law: Gladys Whalen of Baie Verte and Alice (Ron) Whitehorne of Corner Brook; brother-in-law Ed (Edna) Purchase of St. John's; and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred & Mabel Hollett; brother, Gerald; and brother-in-law, Gid. Visitation will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Saturday, December 17, 2005 from 2-9 p.m. and Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at First United Church, Park Street on Monday, December 19, 2005 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 Heart & Stroke Foundation. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

FIFE, Ruby Lavone (nee Wells)
Passed peacefully away on December 9, 2005 at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Ivan of 57 years. Dear mother of Arnold, grandmother of Cory, Brandon and Brittany. Ruby is survived by brothers, John Wells of Woodstock, Ontario, Irvin Wells and wife Julia of Kingston, NS, Uttley Wells and wife Ruth of Victoria, BC, James Wells and wife Joan, Thomas Wells and Geneva and Donald Wells and wife Diana, all of Cormack, Nfld., also survived by sisters Delores Cutler of St. George's, Nfld., Lily Browning and husband Russell of Gillams, Nfld., Rita Rhodey and husband George of Calgary, AB, sister-in-law Marion Wells of New Hamburg, ON. Predeceased by parents, John and Doris Wells; sisters, Hazel Schwartz and Leah Cooper, brother, Sandy and sisters-in-law Iris and Mercedes, and brothers-in-law, Alfred Banks and Robert Cutler. Funeral services took place in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Interment took place on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at the Maple Ridge Cemetery, Winchester, Ontario.

BIRTH

ASSELIN
Proud new grandparents Karen and Gord Grant are thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild - Anna Sofia - born on October 14, 2005 at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, weighing 9 lb. 7 oz. Welcoming Anna with love are her Mommy and Papa - Kimberley Grant and Stéphane Asselin. Grandparents in Montreal are Mariette and Michel Asselin and Aunt Vicki. Also awaiting Anna's visit to Corner Brook on December 26, 2005 are her Uncle Christopher, Aunt Wanda Lee, first time Great Grandpoppy Clarence Jayne and a large circle of family and friends.

ENGAGEMENT

ROSE / SHEPPARD
Ed and Linda Rose are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisette, to Cory, son of Lee and Rowena Sheppard of Codroy Valley. Wedding to take place Sept. 9, 2006, Grand Falls-Windsor.

WEDDING

KAVANAGH / WYLIE
A beautiful wedding was held on September 17, 2005 at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer with Father Maurice O'Quinn officiating. Charlene, daughter of John and Madonna Kavanagh, and Michael Brynell Wylie, son of Erlinda and the late Brynell Wylie, were united in marriage. Matron of Honour was Debra Webb and Best Man was Ron Gaston. Bridesmaids were Tonia Crawley, Terri Kinsella and Tricia Gravenor Kuhl. Groomsmen were Martin Cooke, Alex Lam and Barry Kavanagh. A lovely reception was held at the Humber Valley Resort with Elliott Tee as Master of Ceremonies. The happy couple reside in Ottawa, Ontario.


Monday, December 19, 2005

DEATHS

PITTMAN NEWMAN, Hilda May (nee Baker)
Rocky Harbour, NL
October 11, 1913 - December 18, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda May Pittman (nee Baker) passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday December 18, 2005 at the age of 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her daughter Barbara (Churchill) Wight of Rocky Harbour, her sons: Alex (Trudy) of St. John's, Roy (Norma) of Gander, Max (Nellie) of Sackville, Nova Scotia, and Dave (Yvonne) of Rocky Harbour; her step children: Majorie (Boris), Chelsey (Irene), Fred (Doris), Stanley (Verna) and Roland, also leaves to mourn a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, relatives and friends. Hilda was predeceased by her husbands Walter Pittman and Graham Newman, her step sons: John Pittman, Sidney Pittman and Agustus Pittman, her brothers: Stephen Baker and Ben Baker. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour today, Monday December 19, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday December 20, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Canon John Olsson officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Harbour. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

MCDONALD, Heather Glenda
Clarks Beach
(formerly of Deer Lake, NL)
May 27, 1977 - December 16, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Heather Glenda McDonald announce her sudden passing at the W.M.R. Hospital in Corner Brook, on Friday December 16, 2005 at the age of 28 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her fiancee Ian Crewe, her Mom and Dad Glenda and Joseph McDonald of Deer Lake, her sister Joanne McDonald and her fiancee Dwayne Randell of Deer Lake, her brother Ryan McDonald (Spruce) of Deer Lake, her grandfather Mr. Kevin McDonald of Boyd's Cove, her grandparents Norm and Ruby Hillier of Corner Brook, her fiancee's parents Don and Joyce Crewe of Port aux Basques, Daniel and Matthew Crewe of Paradise. Heather also leaves to mourn a number of special friends, students and colleagues which whom she works with, also a large number of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Heather was predeceased by her grandmother Theresa (Sis) McDonald. The family had visitation at Parsons Funeral Home on Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass of Christian burial will take place today, Monday, December 19, 2005 at 11 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Church in Deer Lake with Father Adian Devine officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery Wights Road, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ascension Collegiate Music Program would be greatly accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

CAINES, Maurice
Portland Creek, NL
February 19, 1921 - December 18, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maurice Caines announce his passing at the W.M.R. Hospital in Corner Brook, on Sunday December 18, 2005 at the age of 84 years. Maurice will be sadly missed by his family; his children: Sylvia (Emmanuel) House of Bellburns, Margaret (Edward) Collett of Portland Creek, Arch (Vera) Caines of Cow Head, Frank (Agnes) Caines of Daniel's Harbour, Joyce (Dennis) Payne of Brampton, Ontario, Don (Doreen) Caines and Harrison (Susan) Caines both of Portland Creek; his grandchildren: Janet, Ralph, Meda, Bernice, Harvey, Oscar, Marie, Sherry, Sheldon, Keisha, Slade, Travis and Stephanie; his great grandchildren: Michelle, Leon, Zach, Justin, Jason, Randy, Jordon, Jenessa, Joleen, Dagon, Kiana and Ashton; his sisters: Elizabeth House of Bellburns and Eileen Hewlin of Portland Creek. Maurice was predeceased by his wife Rita (nee Keough) and his son Ralph. The family will be receiving family and friends from the St. Joseph's Anglican Church at Portland Creek today Monday, December 19, 2005 at 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday December 20, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday December 21, 2005 at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

BUSHEY, Michelle Karen (nee Cross)
Hampden
(Formerly of Deer Lake)
Jan 27th, 1972 - Dec 17th, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Michelle Karen Bushey announce her passing on Saturday, December 17th, 2005, at the W.M.R. Hospital in her 33rd year. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Cory; three daughters: Danielle, Ashley and Samantha; her mother Gloria Cross of Deer Lake; three special sisters: Crystal of Deer Lake, Debbie of St. John's, and Amanda Bushey of Steady Brook; her nephew Stephen of Ontario; her mother-in-law Patricia Bushey; and a large circle of aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father Bruce, sister Sherry, father-in-law Benjamin Bushey, grandparents Joe and Violet Legge. Visitation took place from Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake, on Sunday at 7-9 p.m. Visitation will take place on Monday at the Anglican Church in Hampden where also the funeral service will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ranson officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, Deer Lake.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Tuesday, December 20, 2005

DEATHS

LOMOND, Fanny May
82 Cornwall Heights
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Fanny May Lomond announce her passing at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Monday, December 19, 2005 at the age of 95 years. She will be sadly missed by three sons: Paul (Shirley) Lomond of Steady Brook, Barry (Gwen) Lomond of Stephenville, Derek Lomond (Esther Oosterbaan) of Stephenville, one daughter, Deborah Lomond (Davie Eeles) of Kelowna, British Columbia and one brother, Jack (Blanche) Stewart of Harbour Breton, one sister, Ernestine Sodero of Harbour Breton, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, George Lomond. 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 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Hillview Avenue, Stephenville. Interment will take place on Thursday, December 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at the Anglican Cemetery in Harbour Breton. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

GOODYEAR, Clifford F.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clifford Goodyear announce his sudden passing on Sunday, December 18th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 17 years, Mary Goodyear; daughter, Sandi Batt (David); son, Robert Gillard; grandchildren: Scott and Brandon Batt; sisters: Marguerite Shuman (Lawton), Marie Oxford and Paula Dewling (Lonz); brother, Aubrey Goodyear; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Baxter and Amelia Goodyear. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 21st at 10:30 a.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend Dr. Wayne Cole officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

EZEKIEL, Margaret Emma
Pasadena, NL
March 31, 1919 - December 19, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Ezekiel announce her passing on Monday, December 19th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her ten children: Marion (William) Frantzen, Gertrude (Mike) Puljar, Ontario, Shirley (Ray) Bartwick, Corner Brook, Rose (Chet) Obacz, Sheila (Dave) Nicholls, Ontario, Jerry Ezekiel (Linda), Pasadena, Mike Ezekiel (Peg), Corner Brook, Helen (Cyril) Rose, Pasadena, David (Anne) Ezekiel, Ottawa, ON, and Jackie (Joe) Gushue, Ontario; 18 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren; sisters: Myrtle, Evelyn and Eunice (Lief); step-sister: Rhoda; brothers: Edgar (Florence), Baxter and step-brother: Eddy, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Christopher, June 12, 1996, grandson, Allan; sister: Rita; brothers: Oliver and David, and parents: Edward and Eunice Burry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 21st, at 2:00 p.m. from the Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena, Fr. John Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

PITTMAN NEWMAN, Hilda May (nee Baker)
Rocky Harbour, NL
October 11, 1913 - December 18, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Hilda May Pittman (nee Baker) passed peacefully away at the Bonne Bay Health Centre on Sunday December 18, 2005 at the age of 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family; her daughter Barbara (Churchill) Wight of Rocky Harbour, her sons: Alex (Trudy) of St. John's, Roy (Norma) of Gander, Max (Nellie) of Sackville, Nova Scotia, and Dave (Yvonne) of Rocky Harbour; her step children: Majorie (Boris), Chelsey (Irene), Fred (Doris), Stanley (Verna) and Roland, also leaves to mourn a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, relatives and friends. Hilda was predeceased by her husbands Walter Pittman and Graham Newman, her step sons: John Pittman, Sidney Pittman and Agustus Pittman, her brothers: Stephen Baker and Ben Baker. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour today, Monday December 19, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday December 20, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Canon John Olsson officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Harbour. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

CAINES, Maurice
Portland Creek, NL
February 19, 1921 - December 18, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Maurice Caines announce his passing at the W.M.R. Hospital in Corner Brook, on Sunday December 18, 2005 at the age of 84 years. Maurice will be sadly missed by his family; his children: Sylvia (Emmanuel) House of Bellburns, Margaret (Edward) Collett of Portland Creek, Arch (Vera) Caines of Cow Head, Frank (Agnes) Caines of Daniel's Harbour, Joyce (Dennis) Payne of Brampton, Ontario, Don (Doreen) Caines and Harrison (Susan) Caines both of Portland Creek; his grandchildren: Janet, Ralph, Meda, Bernice, Harvey, Oscar, Marie, Sherry, Sheldon, Keisha, Slade, Travis and Stephanie; his great grandchildren: Michelle, Leon, Zach, Justin, Jason, Randy, Jordon, Jenessa, Joleen, Dagon, Kiana and Ashton; his sisters: Elizabeth House of Bellburns and Eileen Hewlin of Portland Creek. Maurice was predeceased by his wife Rita (nee Keough) and his son Ralph. The family will be receiving family and friends from the St. Joseph's Anglican Church at Portland Creek today Monday, December 19, 2005 at 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday December 20, 2005 at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday December 21, 2005 at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Pratt officiating with the interment to follow at the church cemetery. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"


Wednesday, December 21, 2005

DEATHS

GOODYEAR, Clifford F.
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Clifford Goodyear announce his sudden passing on Sunday, December 18th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home in his 87th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 17 years, Mary Goodyear; daughter, Sandi Batt (David); son, Robert Gillard; grandchildren: Scott and Brandon Batt; sisters: Marguerite Shuman (Lawton), Marie Oxford and Paula Dewling (Lonz); brother, Aubrey Goodyear; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Baxter and Amelia Goodyear. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 21st at 10:30 a.m. from The First United Church, Park Street, Reverend Dr. Wayne Cole officiating, followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The family guest book may be signed through our website www.fillatre.ca

EZEKIEL, Margaret Emma
Pasadena, NL
March 31, 1919 - December 19, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Ezekiel announce her passing on Monday, December 19th, 2005 at the Interfaith Home for Seniors at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: her ten children: Marion (William) Frantzen, Gertrude (Mike) Puljar, Ontario, Shirley (Ray) Bartwick, Corner Brook, Rose (Chet) Obacz, Sheila (Dave) Nicholls, Ontario, Jerry Ezekiel (Linda), Pasadena, Mike Ezekiel (Peg), Corner Brook, Helen (Cyril) Rose, Pasadena, David (Anne) Ezekiel, Ottawa, ON, and Jackie (Joe) Gushue, Ontario; 18 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren; sisters: Myrtle, Evelyn and Eunice (Lief); step-sister: Rhoda; brothers: Edgar (Florence), Baxter and step-brother: Eddy, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Christopher, June 12, 1996, grandson, Allan; sister: Rita; brothers: Oliver and David, and parents: Edward and Eunice Burry. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 21st, at 2:00 p.m. from the Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena, Fr. John Peddle officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WELSH, Wendell Israel
Pasadena, NL
October 8, 1951 - December 19, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wendell Welsh announce his passing on Monday, December 19th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his two daughters: Darlene Hutchings and Deanna (Michael) Greene, Corner Brook; four precious grandchildren: Brittany & Cody Hutchings and Bradley & Haley Greene; special canine companion, Buddy; brothers: William Welsh, British Columbia and Claude Welsh, Islington; sister, Jennie (Ambrose) Hynes, British Columbia; special nephew, Wayne (Peggy) Welsh, Corner Brook; special friends: Eliza & Claude Stratton and their children Stephen & Angie, Pasadena; as well as other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, William and Jennie Welsh. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22nd at 11:00 a.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

KAWAJA, Frederick Francis
Jan 4, 1920 - Dec 20, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Francis Kawaja announce his passing. Fred passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital surrounded by his wife and family. He will be sadly missed by Eileen (Meaney), his wife of 58 years; children: Mary Catherine (Brian Sheppard), Ted (Sharon), Corner Brook, Margaret (David Humphreys), Wolfville, NS, Tony (Cindy), Corner Brook, and Robert Gerard, Calgary, AB; his 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also left to mourn are his sisters Alma Hanna and Genevieve Orrell of NS, Najala Ryan of ON, a large extended family, many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by son Terence 1972, sister Alexandra 2004, parents Salam 1959 and Catherine (Matter) 1959, as well as stepbrothers Al, George, Gabriel, Joseph and Michael, stepsisters Anna and Mary. Fred was born in North Sydney, NS and moved to Corner Brook in 1928. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a long time member of the Corner Brook Lions Club. Fred established Green Lantern Wholesalers in 1948. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 23 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Cathedral with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery.

HYNES, Wayne Leander
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wayne Hynes announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at the age of 54 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 36 years, Gloria; daughter, Donna Lewis (Michael) of Sussex, New Brunswick; sons: Todd (Sheila) of Inns Fail, Alberta and Wayne (Amanda) of Red Deer, Alberta; grandchildren: Dennis, Nichole, Rebecca, Jacob, Danielle and Connor; parents, Colby and Gertrude Hynes of Deer Lake; sisters: Maxine (Gary) of St. John, NB, Faye of Portugal Cove, Shirley (Vadden) of Thompson, MB, Joan (Clayton) of Pollard's Point, Betty of Kitchener, ON, Tammy of Kitchener, ON and Gloria (Brian) of Campbell River, BC; brothers: Lloyd (Barbra) of Bridgewater, NS, Dennis (Danielle) of Bridgewater, NS, David (Carol-Anne) of Pollard's Point and Wallace (Nancy) of Pollard's Point; sister-in-law, Nancy of Mahone Bay, NS; special friends: Stewart & Laura Brown, Gus & Flo Combdon, Ella & Jim Norris, Albert & Etta Lewis and Wally & Beryl Norman; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Harris; daughter, Leah; and granddaughters, Jessica. The family will be receiving friends at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, December 22, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. and then at St. Michael and all Angels Church, Pollard's Point on Thursday, December 22, 2005 from 7-9 p.m., from where the funeral service will take place on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. William Ranson officiating. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Pollard's Point. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of one's choice. The family guestbook can be signed or donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

RUSSELL, Ernest
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ernest Russell announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Monday, December 19, 2005 at the age of 54 years. He will be sadly missed by his brother, Sharron Russell of St. John's; six sisters: Alfreda DeLuca of Scottsdale, Arizona, Yvonne (Gordon) Grindley of Fountain Valley, California, Diana Miller of Scottsdale, Arizona, Shannon Sayre of Reno, Nevada, Georgina Smith of Queen Creek, Arizona, Genevieve Russell of Stephenville and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Gertrude Russell and sister, Phyllis MacPherson. Cremation took place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, December 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen's Parish, West Street, Stephenville. Private family interment will take place. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


Thursday, December 22, 2005

DEATHS

KAWAJA, Frederick Francis
Jan 4, 1920 - Dec 20, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Francis Kawaja announce his passing. Fred passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital surrounded by his wife and family. He will be sadly missed by Eileen (Meaney), his wife of 58 years; children: Mary Catherine (Brian Sheppard), Ted (Sharon), Corner Brook, Margaret (David Humphreys), Wolfville, NS, Tony (Cindy), Corner Brook, and Robert Gerard, Calgary, AB; his 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also left to mourn are his sisters Alma Hanna and Genevieve Orrell of NS, Najala Ryan of ON, a large extended family, many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by son Terence 1972, sister Alexandra 2004, parents Salam 1959 and Catherine (Matter) 1959, as well as stepbrothers Al, George, Gabriel, Joseph and Michael, stepsisters Anna and Mary. Fred was born in North Sydney, NS and moved to Corner Brook in 1928. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a long time member of the Corner Brook Lions Club. Fred established Green Lantern Wholesalers in 1948. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 23 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Fr. Edwin Gale officiating, with interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to Holy Redeemer Parish, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

GOSSE, John Charles
Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, December 12th, 2005, John Charles Gosse of Spaniard's Bay in his 80th year. (Retired CN Employee, No Surrender L.O.L. #15, and Royal Canadian Legion Member). Predeceased by his parents Soloman and Agnes Hunter Gosse; sisters Mary and Emma Gosse and brother Robert H. Gosse. Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Bertha of 53 years; daughter: Judy (Kevin), Mount Pearl; sons: Scott (Debbie), Corner Brook, David (Lorraine), St. John's and Jeff (Janet), Corner Brook; brother: George (Ruth), Spaniard's Bay; brother-in-law: Jack (Maxine) Chalk, Deer Lake; sisters-in-law: Doris Gosse, Spaniard's Bay, Winifred Roberts, Deer Lake, Pearl Nichols, Deer Lake and Joyce Elliot of New Brunswick; six grandchildren: Scott, Dane, Joshua, Jordan, Bethany and Tyler and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. The Funeral Service took place Wednesday, December 14th, 2005 at Holy Redeemer Anglican Church, Spaniard's Bay, followed by cremation and interment. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Holy Redeemer Anglican Memorial Fund, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements were entrusted to Young's Funeral Home Ltd., Spaniard's Bay.

CURTIS, Jessie Muriel Marie
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jessie Curtis announce her passing at the J.I. O'Connell Centre on Tuesday, December 20th, 2005, at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; her husband of 62 years, Harold Gordon, DVA Unit, O'Connell Centre; daughter: Beverley Wareham (Ted), Labrador City; son: Ed (Irvene), Corner Brook; four grandchildren: Dionne Wareham (Jamie) and Jamie Wareham (Danna), Todd Curtis (Arlene) and Tracy Curtis (Steve); four great grandchildren: Destiny and Devlin Wareham, Daniel and Heidi Curtis; sisters: Madge Rowsell (Gerald), Nealie Snow (Reuben); brothers: Boyce Ryan (Marie); sister-in-law: Beulah Ryan, all residing in Roberts Arm, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter: Sherry, 1976, brothers: Harold, Percy, Hughie, Moody and Billy; sisters: Stella and Rita; parents: Edmund and Florence. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 23rd at 2:00 p.m. from the First United Church, Park Street. Rev. Dr. Wayne Cole officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

WELSH, Wendell Israel
Pasadena, NL
October 8, 1951 - December 19, 2005

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wendell Welsh announce his passing on Monday, December 19th, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, at the age of 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his two daughters: Darlene Hutchings and Deanna (Michael) Greene, Corner Brook; four precious grandchildren: Brittany & Cody Hutchings and Bradley & Haley Greene; special canine companion, Buddy; brothers: William Welsh, British Columbia and Claude Welsh, Islington; sister, Jennie (Ambrose) Hynes, British Columbia; special nephew, Wayne (Peggy) Welsh, Corner Brook; special friends: Eliza & Claude Stratton and their children Stephen & Angie, Pasadena; as well as other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, William and Jennie Welsh. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22nd at 11:00 a.m. from the Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist, Main Street. The Very Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca


Friday, December 23, 2005

No announcements in today's edition of the newspaper.


Saturday, December 24, 2005

DEATHS

SMITH, Daphne Sarah
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Daphne Smith announce her passing on Friday, December 23rd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 86. She will be sadly missed by her three children: Flora Chafe (Mark), St. John's, Robert Smith (Betty), Pouch Cove and Kay Sheppard (Herb), Lark Harbour with whom she resided; seven grandchildren: Wanda Smith, Robert Smith, Dawn Hannams, Wendy Penton, Robert Sheppard, Kathy Fletcher, Bill Sheppard; eighteen great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; nieces Gale and Sherry, nephews: Bob and Eric, and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Wellesley Smith, February 15, 1983 and sister Dorothy Tuttle. The funeral serviced will be held Monday, December 26th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. James Memorial Fund. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

TOBIN, Carmel Theresa
13 Colonial Avenue, Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Carmel Theresa Tobin (nee Lee), formerly of Riverhead, St. Mary's announce her passing at her daughter's residence in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by four sons: Carl (Annette), Earl, Wallace, Hugh (Wendy) and eight daughters: Yvonne (David) McCann, Ramona Tobin, Geralda Tobin, Lee Tobin, Andrina (Donald) Whiteway, Bernardine Tobin, Teresina (Danny) DeYoung, Jacquelyn Tobin and one sister, Patricia Glavine, niece, Odilia (Gerald) Hall and family, nine cherished grandchildren: Adam, Vanessa, Brandon, Alexander, Mia, Ryan, Jessica, Carter, Elijah and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John, parents, Gerald and Elizabeth Lee and brother-in-law, Gregory Glavine. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, December 28th 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, flowers graciously accepted or donations to the Bay St. George Association for Community Living or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador Branch) or to a charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.
"May She Rest In Peace"

KAUS, Minnie Louise
Acadian Village
Stephenville

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Minnie Louise Kaus announce her passing at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on Friday, December 23, 2005 at the age of 77 years. She will be sadly missed by her son, Kip (Gloria) Kaus of Kippens, daughter, Susan Kaus of Stephenville, two brothers: Robert (Laura) Tucker of Placentia, Dr. Walter (Marion) Tucker of St. John's, four grandchildren: Cory Kaus of Windsor, Ontario, Adam Kaus of Edmonton, Alberta, Dexter (Serena) Fewer of Grand Falls-Windsor, Jason (Tammy) Fewer of Barrie, Ontario, three great-grandchildren: Dillon Fewer, Samantha Fewer, Carter Fewer and a large circle of relatives, friends and friends at the Acadian Village. She was predeceased by her husband, Oscar Kaus Jr. and her sister, Edith Tucker. Cremation has taken place at Russell's Crematorium, Stephenville. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, December 27th at 2:00 p.m. at Russell's Funeral Home Chapel, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville with Father O'Quinn officiating. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted.

ENGAGEMENT

SCOTT / BENNETT
Cecil and Daphne Scott of Massey Drive are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda-Lee to Frederick Jr., son of Fred and Hilda Bennett of Irishtown on Nov. 27. Congratulations from all your family and friends.

WEDDING

TAYLOR / CHAULK
Dylan Taylor and Kevin Chaulk are happy to announce they're finally stepbrothers. This exciting ceremony took place on Oct. 8/05 when Dylan's mom, Debbie, daughter of Ivy & Wallace Taylor of Ship Cove united in marriage with Kevin's Dad, Michael, son of Phyllis & the late Ernest Chaulk of Corner Brook. Members of the bridal party included Matron of honor Diane Parsons, sister of the bride, bridesmaids Denise Noseworthy, friend of the bride, Chelsea Taylor and Cassandra Parsons, nieces of the bride, flowergirl Diana Lushman, goddaughter of the bride. Best man Gord Hunt, friend of the groom, groomsmen Darryl Toope, friend of the groom, Kevin Chaulk, son of the groom, Dylan Taylor, son of the bride, and ringbearer Jordan Parsons, nephew of the bride. Love and best wishes come from Dylan, Kevin, family and friends.

BIRTHS

AWA / DURDLE
Proud parents Solomon & Jodi, brother Charlie and sister Josephene are overjoyed to announce the arrival of a new bundle of joy into their lives. Hannah Ann Siqpaapik was born at the Ottawa Civic Campus Hospital on October 12, 2005 weighing 6 lb. 4 oz. Excited grandparents are Derek & Sharon Durdle of Corner Brook, NL, and the late Mathais & Apphia Awa of Pond Inlet, NV. Also welcoming Hannah are a large circle of family & friends throughout NL & NV.

PENNELL
Annie Rochelle Pennell
born on July 25, 2005, weighing 6 lb. 13 oz. at W.M.R.H. A little sister for Renee. Parents are Tina and Clarence Pennell. Grandparents are Clyde and Vivian Blanchard and Lorne and Mary Pennell. Welcome Annie!

PROSPER
Proud new grandparents Maxine and John Staples are delighted to announce the birth of their first grandchild - Jack Maximillian - born on September 18, 2005 at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax weighing 7 lb. 8 oz. Welcoming Jack with open arms are his Mommy and Daddy - Jennifer and George Prosper. Grandparents in Lower Sackville, NS are Charles (Butch) and Rhoda Prosper. Jack's Aunt Tanya, Uncle Michael (Tasha) and cousin Owen also reside there. In Newfoundland for his first Christmas, Jack will also be celebrating with his Uncle John, Great Nana Margaret Prosper and many special friends and family.

PITTMAN
Proud parents Ciara and Thomas Pittman of Bird Cove are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brock Joseph, born on Aug. 12, 2005 at 11:27 a.m. at Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, weighing 9 lb. 9 oz. Congratulations from proud grandparents Sharon and Derek Durdle of Corner Brook and Irene and Primus Pittman of Bird Cove. Love and best wishes from a large circle of family and friends.


Tuesday, December 27, 2005

DEATHS

FRANCIS, John Albert
Corner Brook, NL
WW2 Veteran

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN ALBERT FRANCIS announce his passing on Sunday, December 25th, 2005 at the O'Connell Centre in his 94th year. He will be sadly missed by his 7 children: Beatrice Peddle, John Francis (Emma), Linda Giles (Kevin), Gord Francis (Elaine), Delilah Francis (Derek), Harold Francis, Violet Francis (Frank); 27 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; sister Gertie Targett, sister-in-law Violet Johnson and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Lucretia (Louise) 1988, daughter Bertha Allan 1957, son Derek Francis 1987, sons-in-law Glenfield Peddle 2005, Wesley Ford 1981, Winston Pawley 1988. The funeral service will be held Thursday, December 29th at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Reverend Derek Thomas officiating followed by the interment at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue Tuesday & Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to All Saints Church, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca
"LEST WE FORGET"

MUDGE (nee Greening, Taylor) Ivy Vera
May 15th, 1923 - December 25th, 2005
119-121 Nicholsville Road, Deer Lake, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ivy Vera Mudge announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the W.M.R. Hospital on Sunday, December 25th, 2005 in Corner Brook at the age of 82 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving family. Her loving and devoted husband Harvey; son: Jack (Agnes), her step sons: Dion (Cindy) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and Keith (Cavelle) of Alberta. Her grandchildren: Robert (Lori) of Calgary, and Julie (Rob) of Corner Brook, her 2 great grandchildren: Nicholas and Jack. Her 4 step great grandchildren: Candice, Shane, Darren and David. Her brother Frank (Mary) of Toronto. Her sisters: Linda of Halifax, NS, Clarice of Corner Brook, and Ella of Port aux Choix. Ivy was predeceased by her first husband Mr. John Taylor, her brothers: Max, Aubrey and Cecil, her sister May. Ivy also leaves to mourn a number of nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends. Family will be receiving family and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, December 27th, 2005 at Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church in Deer Lake with Rev. John Meade officiating with interment to follow at the church cemetery in Wights Road, Deer Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the W.M.R. Hospital would be gratefully accepted. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"Forever in our Hearts"

GILBERT, Sylvia Inez
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Inez Gilbert announce her passing on Friday, December 23rd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 52 years Raymond Gilbert, 5 children, Morris Gilbert (Theresa), Diane Connolly (Bernard), Karl Gilbert (Barbara), Barbara Sheppard (Dennis), Donna Sheppard (Martin); grandchildren: Darrell, Jeremy, Alanda, Stephen, Tammy, Shelley, Paul, Jordan, Jenna, Bobbi, Terri; great grandchildren: Ty, Braden, Connor; sisters: Dossie Pennell (Ralph), Marie Pottle (Max); brothers: Ronnie Sheppard (Geraldine), Paul Sheppard (Pauline); brother-in-law Linton Gilbert, sister-in-law Norma Pickett (Bill) and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Stephen & Georgina Sheppard. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 28th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Wednesday, December 28, 2005

DEATHS

SWYERS, Victoria "May"
Mattis Point

It is with great sadness that the family of the late May Swyers announce her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Monday, December 26th, 2005, at the age of 65 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Gerry, her children: Cal (Martina) and Rodney (Jenny) both in Mattis Point, Sheldon (Tracey) in Kitchener, ON, Pernell (Paula) in Stephenville and Vicky (Eric) in Toronto, ON. Also leaving to mourn her three brothers: Percy (Pearl) Young, Richard Young and Gilbert Young all in Mattis Point, her two sisters: Martha King and Carolyn Ryan, both in Mattis Point, along with eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Hubert and Jane Young. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, December 29th, 2005 at 10 a.m. from Assumption Parish in Stephenville Crossing with Cremation to follow. Friends may call at Russell's Funeral Home on Station Road in Stephenville Crossing from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

GREENE, Thomas Joseph
Lourdes

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Joseph Greene announce his passing at his residence in Lourdes on Monday, December 26, 2005 at the age of 75 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Marjorie and seven sons: William of Gander, Lawrence (Delores) of Mainland, Claude (Ellie) of West Bay, Thomas of Oshawa, Ontario, David of Windsor, Ontario, Sheldon (Rita) of Lourdes, Darren (Sarah) of Brampton and three daughters: Marilyn (Pierre) White of Kingston, Ontario, Loretta Snook of Piccadilly, Nancy of Brampton, Ontario, and two brothers: Harold Greene of West Bay, Aloysius Greene of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and five sisters: Susan Flynn of West Bay, Kathleen Snook of Lourdes, Philomena (John) Cornect of Mainland, Stella Greene of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sarah (Reginald) Hinks of Lourdes, 17 grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Cyril, daughter Carolyn, sisters Laverne, Marion, brothers George, Steve, Patrick. Friends may call at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes on Wednesday (after 2:00 p.m.). Funeral Service will take place on Friday, December 30th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lourdes with interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in West Bay. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell's Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville.

JOYCE, Ellen Frances (nee Hickey)
Benoit's Cove, NL

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, on December 27, 2005, at the age of 93 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband of 67 years, Robert; children: Dave (Nina) of Benoit's Cove, Sue Aylward (Carl) of Corner Brook, Francie (Mary) of Benoit's Cove, Mike (Madonna) of Lark Harbour; 27 grandchildren, and 38 great-grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special mention to grandson Stanley for his love and care in her last days. She is predeceased by daughters: Sadie, Rita; great-grandchild Derrick Snooks; sisters: Mary Ann, Rita, Thrifinna; and brother Patrick. Visitation will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28 and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2005. Funeral services will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Benoit's Cove on Friday, December 20, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Bernard Buckle officiating. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery, Benoit's Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Country Haven Funeral Home, 634-2500. The family guestbook may be signed or memorial donations made by visiting our website at www.country-haven.ca

GILBERT, Sylvia Inez
Lark Harbour, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Sylvia Inez Gilbert announce her passing on Friday, December 23rd, 2005 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 68. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 52 years Raymond Gilbert, 5 children, Morris Gilbert (Theresa), Diane Connolly (Bernard), Karl Gilbert (Barbara), Barbara Sheppard (Dennis), Donna Sheppard (Martin); grandchildren: Darrell, Jeremy, Alanda, Stephen, Tammy, Shelley, Paul, Jordan, Jenna, Bobbi, Terri; great grandchildren: Ty, Braden, Connor; sisters: Dossie Pennell (Ralph), Marie Pottle (Max); brothers: Ronnie Sheppard (Geraldine), Paul Sheppard (Pauline); brother-in-law Linton Gilbert, sister-in-law Norma Pickett (Bill) and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Stephen & Georgina Sheppard. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 28th at 2:00 p.m. from St. James Anglican Church, Lark Harbour, Reverend Nellie Thomas officiating, followed by the interment at the church cemetery. Friends may visit St. James Anglican Church Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca


Thursday, December 29, 2005

DEATH

BERKSHIRE, Maud Parsons
Pasadena, NL
Maud Parsons Berkshire
, 93 years, of Pasadena, died serenely after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 27, 2005. Born in Clattice Harbour, Placentia Bay, Maud moved to Corner Brook in 1936 where she married Frank Berkshire. In 1979 Maud and Frank moved to Pasadena. A woman of great faith, Maud generously volunteered her time and energy to church and community activities and to those in need. All Hallow's Parish in Humbermouth and Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena were near and dear to Maud's heart. Maud worked tirelessly for many charitable organizations, including the Red Cross and the Cancer Society. The Humber Valley Senior Citizens' Club became a focal point for Maud and Frank after their move to Pasadena. Maud was able to live independently during the last twelve years of her life because of the love and support she received from the Seniors' Club and her many friends in Pasadena, including Don and Ruth Hickey, Sue Simms, Florence Anderson and her great friend, Darryl Carter. Maud lived a very full life, rich in family, friends and social activities that included her favourite pastime, playing cards at the Seniors' Club, the Knights of Columbus Club and at home. Maud is survived by her children Margie (Ev) McLean, Frank (Betty Ann), Shirley Hartery, Myrtle Blinn, and Sarah (David) Walker; her grandchildren Stefanie, Natasha and Nadia McLean; Frank III, Tobi and Brian Berkshire; Maria, John, Michael and Christopher Hartery; Denise, Christopher and Lori Blinn; David and Stephen Walker, and 23 great grandchildren. Maud is also survived by her loving sister Mary Hickey of Pasadena. Maud was predeceased by the love of her life, husband Frank, and sons-in-law Gordon Blinn and Jack Hartery. Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Church in Pasadena on Thursday, December 29th, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 30th. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home. For those who would like to make a donation in Maud's memory, the family would appreciate donations to Western Memorial Hospital Foundation to be directed to the new patient/family lounge on Floor 3A/3B.


Friday, December 30, 2005

DEATH

BERKSHIRE, Maud Parsons
Pasadena, NL
Maud Parsons Berkshire
, 93 years, of Pasadena, died serenely after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 27, 2005. Born in Clattice Harbour, Placentia Bay, Maud moved to Corner Brook in 1936 where she married Frank Berkshire. In 1979 Maud and Frank moved to Pasadena. A woman of great faith, Maud generously volunteered her time and energy to church and community activities and to those in need. All Hallow's Parish in Humbermouth and Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena were near and dear to Maud's heart. Maud worked tirelessly for many charitable organizations, including the Red Cross and the Cancer Society. The Humber Valley Senior Citizens' Club became a focal point for Maud and Frank after their move to Pasadena. Maud was able to live independently during the last twelve years of her life because of the love and support she received from the Seniors' Club and her many friends in Pasadena, including Don and Ruth Hickey, Sue Simms, Florence Anderson and her great friend, Darryl Carter. Maud lived a very full life, rich in family, friends and social activities that included her favourite pastime, playing cards at the Seniors' Club, the Knights of Columbus Club and at home. Maud is survived by her children Margie (Ev) McLean, Frank (Betty Ann), Shirley Hartery, Myrtle Blinn, and Sarah (David) Walker; her grandchildren Stefanie, Natasha and Nadia McLean; Frank III, Tobi and Brian Berkshire; Maria, John, Michael and Christopher Hartery; Denise, Christopher and Lori Blinn; David and Stephen Walker, and 23 great grandchildren. Maud is also survived by her loving sister Mary Hickey of Pasadena. Maud was predeceased by the love of her life, husband Frank, and sons-in-law Gordon Blinn and Jack Hartery. Visitation will take place at Holy Rosary Church in Pasadena on Thursday, December 29th, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 30th. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fillatre's Funeral Home. For those who would like to make a donation in Maud's memory, the family would appreciate donations to Western Memorial Hospital Foundation to be directed to the new patient/family lounge on Floor 3A/3B.


Saturday, December 31, 2005

DEATH

GOULD, Norma
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Norma Gould announce her passing on Thursday, December 29th, 2005 at Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care Centre, in Botwood at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; four children: Ira (Paula), Mount Pearl, Sean (Francisca), Halifax, NS, Darren (Sylvie), Ottawa, ON and Lisa Rideout (Rob), Botwood; her mother Mrs. Mary Ann Penney, J.I. O'Connell Centre; nine grandchildren: Brandon, Sonya, Sara, Jonathan, Stephanie, Robyn, Sandra, John and Terri-Lee; three brothers: Melvin (Jean) Penney, Toronto, ON, Gordon (Huldah) Penney, St. John's and Henry (Shirley) Penney, Florida, as well as a large circle of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Howard, July 14th, 1999 and father, John Penney, June, 1985. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Sunday, January 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The funeral service will be held on Monday, January 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street, Rev. Michael Rice officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central West Cancer Centre, Grand Falls. The family guest book may be signed or a memorial donation may be made through our website www.fillatre.ca

BIRTH

CHRISTOPHER
Stacy & Freddy are proud to announce the arrival of their son Wesley Joseph on Sept. 30/05 at WMRH weighing 7 lb. 1 oz. Proud grandparents Terry & Vivian Loder and William and Geraldine Christopher. Wesley is also the nephew of proud Auntie Mallory all of Summerside.

ENGAGEMENT

LOVEYS & HUMBER
Wilson and Doreen Loveys are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Annabeth to Scott, son of Pat Humber and Gerard Humber. Best wishes from family and friends.

 

 

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