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The Western Star Newspaper
December 2018

 

ANDERSON, Alastair "Gordon"
Passed on: December 15th, 2018

Of Hantsport, originally from Corner Brook, NL in his 84th year, died peacefully in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Left to mourn are his wife of 60 years, Sheila (nee Hedges); sons, Stephen (Monica), Cow Head, NL and Paul (Brenda), Gander, NL; sister, Jean, Windsor; grandchildren, Beth, Cow Head, NL; Charlene (Brian), Gander, NL, and Dwayne (Meagan), St. John's, NL; great-grandchildren, Carson, Aaron, Gabriel and Martin. Besides his parents, Harry and Allison (nee Dean) of Newcastle on Tyne, England, Gordon was predeceased by sisters, Margaret and Cecil (Corner Brook, NL) and brother-in-law, Parker Regan (Windsor). Gordon worked 25 years for the Bank of Montreal, serving in Curling, Corner Brook, Botwood and St. John's, NL and Moncton, NB and Halifax. He enjoyed a second career with Modern Paving in St. John's, NL before retiring to Hantsport. He was an active member and contributor to the Avon United Church, Hantsport. He will be remembered for his gregarious laugh and participation in community activities, especially cards. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert Street, Windsor (902-798-8317), where a funeral service celebrating Gordon's life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 in the DeMont Family Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Beth Johnston officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the funeral home's Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will take place following the reception in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Gordon may be made to Avon United Church or a charity of one's choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca

BILLARD, Roberta
Published: December 14, 2018
Passed: December 08, 2018
1931 - 2018
Roberta Billard, 87
, of Dieppe, NB, passed away on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Channel-Port aux Basque, NL, she was the daughter of the late Baxter and the late Grace (née: Feltham) Squarey. She is survived by her husband, Robert; two sons: Robert (Alison) of Guysborough, NS and Baxter (Liliane Pinet) of Dieppe, NB; one sister, Leona (Jack) Marshall of Corner Brook, NL; one brother, Arthur Squarey of Channel-Port aux Basque, NL; 5 grandchildren: Christopher, James, Rebecca, Megan and Robert; 4 great-grandchildren: Madelyn, Emma, Owen and Nora, as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be celebrated from the Chartersville Funeral Home Chapel, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB (857-1901) on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 2 pm. Interment in St-James Anglican Cemetery, Channel-Port aux Basque, NL, at a later date. Donations to St-Philip's Anglican parish or a memorial of the donor's choice. www.chartersville.com

BRADSHAW, Donald Gerald
Born: November 7th, 1945
Passed on: December 24th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Donald Gerald Bradshaw announce his passing on Monday, December 24, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 73 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 51 years Gerri (nee Murphy); son Don Bradshaw (Deanna Shears); sisters: Jean (Sel) Warren, Joan (Lindsey) Lebouthillier and Linda (Dave) Marshall; brother Richard Bradshaw; sisters-in-law: Molly (Bill) Burke and Catherine (Joe) Mahon; brothers-in-law: Bill (Jean) Murphy and Frank (Clare) Murphy; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Richard and Mary Bradshaw, sister Mary Garland, brothers Norm and Randy Bradshaw, sister-in-law Sonya Bradshaw. Special thank you to Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Welsh, Dr. Whitten, Dr. Dunn, nurses and staff at the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Friends visited Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 28 at 2:00 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Tanya White officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Clinic or the Palliative Care Unit, Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

BROPHY, Effie Florence (nee Payne)
Born: June 23rd, 1939
Passed on: December 29th, 2018

We are in disbelief and feel such heartache with the passing of our beloved mom, Effie Florence Brophy (nee Payne), who passed away on Saturday, December 29th, 2018, at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, NL, in her 79th year. We are the family that we are today, thanks to our Mom. She was a hard worker and instilled her values upon us. With a comical streak about her, she brought a constant supply of love and laughter. To her many friends and family, her sense of humour and loyalty made her like no other. All of us will forever cherish and deeply miss our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend that she was to us all. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her children: Marlene (Danny), Leander (Charlene), Geraldine (Ray), Melita (Ralph), Leslie (Paula), Byron (Jackie), and Nell (Dana); her grandchildren: Christopher, Candice (Ian), Justin (Susan), Jason, Demetri, Matthew, Katelyn, Jason, Jennifer, Jennifer, Brandon (Jessica), and Dylan; her great-grandchildren: Natalie, Daniel, Wyatt, Caiden, and Cameron who spent so much time with his Nan; brother Kevin Payne (Rowena), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends, as well as her ACW family. Effie was predeceased by her husband Stedman Brophy on May 7th, 2018, her parents James and Fanny Payne, her brothers: Willie Payne, Rendell Payne (Dora), Max Payne (Ellen), and Edgar Payne (Eileen); her sisters: Sadie Powell (Clayton), Blanche Brown (Joe), Rachel Gushue (Ed), Mary Power (Matt), and Rhoda Payne; parents-in-law: Stedman and Rose Brophy, sisters-in-law: Rosetta Robinson, Freda Biggin, Dora Payne, and Faith Sheppard. Special thanks to caregivers Elaine Perry and Rosemary House, paramedics Denny Jewer and Amy Oakley, as well as the staff and Doctors at W.M.R.Hospital - your care for our mom was greatly appreciated. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association in Effie's memory. The family will be receiving family and friends at the St. Mary's The Virgin Anglican Church in Cow Head, NL, on Monday December 31st, 2018 from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019, at 2:00 pm, with Canon Terry Rose officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Cow Head, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com   The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL.
"A friend indeed in your time of Need"
"Forever in our Hearts"

BUGDEN, Albert Fredrick Austin
Published: December 12, 2018
Born: September 28, 1939
Passed: December 07, 2018

Passed peacefully away at home with his family. Mourning his loss his loving mother Beatrice; his wife Gertrude (Ruth) of 56 years; his sons: Raymond (Roxanne), Allison (Donna), Austin (Lynda Brown); his precious grandchildren: Kylene (mother Doris), Alyson, Megan, Olivia, Sophia, Rhys Howard; special nephew Shane McKay (Lisa), their sons Brandon and Curtis; special nephew Brian (Lynette) O'Neill; special niece Christine (Charlie) Young and family; special aunt Lorraine Bugden, aunt Sadie Bugden; sisters-in-law: Emma Harnett, Pearl Walker, Mary Jane Tucker, Yvonne Raymond-Murphy, Ardelle (Terry) O'Neill, Barbara Jean Raymond; brothers-in-law: Bill (Mary), Burt (Georgina), Randy (Linda) Raymond. Along with numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by father Allison Bugden, and sister Esther McKay-O'Brien, father and mother-in-law William and Martha Raymond, uncles Howard and Lloyd Bugden, the Pear family Elward, Raymond, Owen, Earl Pear, Nada Brewer, Mabel Jennings, Ida Primmer; sisters-in-law: Irene (Frank) Fleet, brothers-in-law: Frank Raymond, Hubert Harnett, Frank Tucker, nieces and nephews Debra Walker, Stephen O'Neill, Paul Harnett, Christopher Raymond. Also leaving to mourn his very special family of staff and friends 2 South Corner Brook Long Term Care. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Thursday, December 13th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 14th at 11 a.m. from Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Corner Brook Long Term Care.

BYRNE, Mary Agnes
Passed on: December 11th, 2018
1946 - 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mary Byrne announce her passing on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 at the age of 72 years. She will be forever remembered, loved, and missed by her husband and best friend, Dennis. As well as three sons: Dean (Joan) Byrne in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Chris (Pam) Byrne in Deer Lake, Jim Woodrow in Corner Brook, two daughters: Arlene (Clayton) Mitchelmore in Happy-Valley Goose Bay, Labrador, Trina (Alvaro) Byrne-Yaques in Brampton, Ontario, ten grandchildren: Rielley, Shane, Courtney, Chelsie, Clayton Junior, Blair, Breanna, Jerrica, Justin and Jack, four great-grandchildren: Brooke, Reed, Landon, Rylan, as well as many close relatives from the Carroll, Byrne and Maher families. She was predeceased by her parents: Joseph and Catherine. Mary was born in St. John's on May 30th, 1946. She lived in Goose Bay, Labrador for many years with her husband Dennis and moved to Stephenville in 1984. Mary enjoyed the games of curling and golf and was a fantastic cook/baker. She expressed her appreciation for her loved ones by making them hand stitched quilts and other artisan crafts. She loved spending time with family and friends. You could often find her out on the golf course with the girls or walking around Ned's Pond with the crew from "The Valley". She was involved in a wide variety of organizations around town which included: Stephenville Figure Skating Club, The Caribou Curling Club, and raising money for the Janeway Hospital. Mary had a large circle of friends from every walk of life. People gravitated towards her beautiful smile and warm heart. She accepted everyone just as they were. Family and friends will be celebrating Mary's life at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Sunday, December 16th from 2-5 pm. The family would like to express their gratitude to everyone for their kindness and empathy during this difficult time.

CONNOLLY, Francis Cortland
Passed on: December 7th, 2018
Francis Cortland Connolly
of Corner Brook Newfoundland passed away peacefully Dec., 7th 2018 at age 55. Predeceased by mother Sylvia Wellon, father Gerald Connolly, brother Wayne (Cathy) Connolly. Cortland is survived by his stepmother Margaret Connolly, children Dennis, Sarah (Lionel) and Thomas Connolly. Grandchildren Cortland and Jonathan Connolly. Siblings Joseph Bennett, Matthew (Dixie) Connolly, Mitch (Clorissa) Connolly, Richard (Tina) Connolly, Donna Baker, DD (Paul) Starling, Kelly (John) MacIsaac, and Kerry Wellon. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. Burial will take place Wednesday, December 12th at 1 pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens located at 3200 Oliver road, Thunder Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the World Wildlife Federation.

DUNPHY, Darlene Sheree
Born: April 2nd, 1968
Passed on: December 7th, 2018
Mount Moriah, NL

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing at home in the presence of her family, Darlene Dunphy in her 51st year. Leaving to mourn her husband Tim, children Andrew (Melissa), Jack (Becky), grandchildren: Brooklynn, Peyton, Charlie, daughter Tamara, mother Sandra Ryan and special sister friend Michele. Predeceased by grandparents Eileen and Gord Hiscock, father and mother-in-law Jack and Marcheta Dunphy. Darlene will be missed by her extended family, friends and her loyal and regular customers at the Main Level Cafe, Millbrook Mall. At Darlene's request, cremation has taken place. A visitation for family and friends will be held from Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Monday, December 10, 2018 from the hours of 1-2 pm from where a service will take place at Country Haven Chapel at 2 pm with Reverend Alice Moores officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Great Escape Adventure, www.thegreatescapeadventure.org or email greatescapeadventure@gmail.com   The family guest book for condolences can be signed by visiting the website www.country-haven.ca

FAWCETT, Lawrence (Larry)
Born: June 29th, 1951
Passed on: December 13th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Larry Fawcett announce his sudden passing at the age of 67. He leaves to mourn his wife of 38 years Rhonda (nee White); his sons: Jay (Becky), Justin (Carrie) and John (Sandy); the joys of his retirement, his grandsons: Odin, Draco and Ivan; his brothers: Peter (Connie), Jack (Joanne); mother and father-in-law: Marie and Charlie White; in-laws: Evelyn Shields, Dorothy and Mike Coleman, Rick and Donna Butt, Dave and Sandy White. Larry was predeceased by his parents: Norman and Geraldine Fawcett and his brother Phillip and by his loyal canine companion Cabot. At Larry's request, cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will be held at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral will be held at the Country Haven Chapel on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:30 am with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Diabetes Association. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

FINN, Annie Constance (Connie) (nee Morrison)
Born: March 18th, 1934
Passed on: December 31st, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of Connie Finn announce her peaceful passing surrounded by her three daughters on December 31, 2018. She leaves to mourn with cherished memories Deborah (Mark) Finn, Dianne (Tom) Wheeler and Stefanie Finn. Also, her five beloved grandchildren Caroline, Sarah, Andrew, Mark and Samantha. As well, as her precious dog Bella. Connie was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, John G. Finn, her parents James and Pearl Morrison, her siblings William Morrison and Nancy Gibbard. In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will take place on Friday, January 4, 2019 from the hours of 1:30-4:00 p.m. at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue, Corner Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family would like to acknowledge Dr. David Coleman who's caring attention helped Connie greatly on her journey. To sign the family guest book or make a donation you may visit the website at www.fillatre.ca
"A little while" a moment of rest upon the wind, and I will be with you once more.

FOOTE, Loretta (nee Murphy)
Born: November 18th, 1934
Passed on: December 25th, 2018
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Loretta Foote announce her passing on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 84 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Brenda (Rod) LeBoubon, Darrell Foote, Stephen (Joanne) Foote, Pauline Walsh and Jason (Tonya) Foote; grandchildren: Rodney (Amy), Rhonda, Rebecca, Jenna, Natalie and Joshua; great-grandchildren: Alexander, Xavier, Izaiah and Maggie; sisters: Phyllis Whalen, Madeline Whiffin and Helen (Bill) Stentaford; brother Jerry (Flo) Murphy; sister-in-law Myra Murphy; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Nelson Foote, parents Lawrence and Sarah Murphy, brother George Murphy. Friends may visit Holy Rosary Pastoral Centre in Pasadena on Friday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 29 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Rosary Parish, Pasadena with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Church Street. As expressions of sympathy, flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made to the Cancer Clinic, Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

FORD, Shirley Ruth (nee Skeard)
Passed on: December 7th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Shirley Ruth Ford announce her passing at her residence in Corner Brook on Friday, December 7, 2018. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her children: Jackie Hann (Charles), Gussie Bennett (Paul), Carol Ford and Todd Ford (Mary-Lou); grandchildren: Shawn Hann (Paula), Nadine Hann (Brad), Gregory Lemoine (Erin), Sam Ford and Christopher Roche; great-grandchildren: Jordan Duffney-Hann and Ryder Duffney-Hann; sisters: Betty Goodluins, June Lundrigan and Wanda Tarbett; brother Cecil Skeard; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John Augustus "Gus" Ford, parents Hebert and Mary Skeard, sisters Vera Abbott and Hilda Edwards, brothers Herbert, Ivan and Leslie Skeard. At Shirley's request, there will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Fillatre's Funeral Chapel, St. Mark's Avenue with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca

FRYE, Albert
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Albert Frye announce his passing at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at the age of 84 years. He leaves Patricia, his children Goldie Frye, Debbie (Bob) Turner and Robert (Tracy) Frye, his special grandson Jordan, his sister Florence along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Mary Frye, his sisters Winnie Gaudet and baby Goldie Frye, his brother George and brothers-in-law Vincent Tobin and Michael Gaudet. The family will be receiving friends at Russell's Funeral Home in Stephenville on Friday, December 28th, 2018 from 7-9 pm. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 29th, 2018 at 11 am from St. Augustine's Anglican Church on Hillview Avenue. Inurnment will take place at a later time. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated. The family would to express their appreciation to the staff of the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre for the care given to Albert during his stay.

GAULTON, Gladys
Born: December 21st, 1919
Passed on: December 14th, 2018
Dec. 21, 1919 - Dec. 14, 2018

Passed away peacefully at the age of 98 years, Gladys Gaulton at Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre where she has resided just in the last few years. Mom was born in Flowers Cove to Suzy & Richard Norman. At 16 years old she worked at the Grenfell Mission in St. Anthony. Then moved to Corner Brook with her parents and met her husband, Clayton Gaulton. They married in 1944, moved to Cox's Cove where they raised their seven children. She was predeceased by her husband Clayton in 1979. Our mother was an active member of the St. Nicholas Anglican Church & ACW of Cox's Cove. In 1985 she moved to McIver's to reside with her oldest daughter & husband, Marie & Walter Park almost 30 years. The rest of her family will always be grateful to them for seeing to their mom. While residing with them she helped raise twins, her special great grandchildren, Shannon Park & Shawna Park-Crawford. The family would like to give a Big Thank You to Dr. Robert Brake who came to see her every day and sometimes twice in her last days. Another Big Thank You to the Western Health Staff on the 3rd floor, Bake Apple South Wing, you all gave so much love and care to our Mom while she was a resident but especially in her last days. We can never thank you enough. Special Thank You to her friend, Dorothy Lovell who would visit her in McIvers and have beautiful chats. With fond and loving memories, she is survived by her seven children: son Clyde (Elaine) Regina, Sask; daughters: Marie Park, McIvers, Susan (Tommy) Perry, Gillams, Helen Robinson, Howley, Jeanette (Harold) Russell, Corner Brook, Joan Park, McIvers, son Edmund (Cavelle), Cox's Cove, brother Alex (Susie) Norman, Corner Brook, brother-in-law Curtis (Nettie) Gaulton, Cox's Cove, sister-in-law Gertrude Hynes, Curling, Marjorie Gaulton, Corner Brook, 16 grandchildren: Brad Gaulton, Elaine (Bill) Lovell, Dana Park, Lynette Park, Cindy (Fred) Park, Colleen (Gord) Peck, Pamela (Bob) Kendrick, Brian Perry, Nancy (Kenny) Pennell, Connie (Reg) Kennedy, Cathy Caron, Paul (Alicia) Osmond, Oral (Diane) Russell, Amy (Allan) Dell, Lori Lynn Russell, Dennis (Ivi) Park. Remembered by Special Kids (Babysitter) Lorna Baldwin-Clarke & Landon Park, 29 great-grandchildren & six great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Predeceased also by her son Alec, two granddaughters: Anita & Shana Gaulton, great-grandson Jordon Caron, brothers: Shirley, Abe, Harry & Egbert Norman, sisters: Jeanette Roberts & Ethel Antle, sons-in-law: Walter Park & Carl Robinson. Friends visited St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox's Cove on Sunday, December 16 between the hours of 2-4 with a Celebration of Her Life at 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was held on Monday, December 17th at 2:00 p.m. with The Right Reverend John Organ officiating. Interment to follow at Anglican Cemetery Cox's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Her Honor to the St. Nicholas Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements made Fillatre's Funeral Home 4 St. Mark's Avenue.

HAIRE, Theresa Alma (nee Ryan)
Passed on: December 13th, 2018

Passed peacefully away on Thursday December 13th, in her 90th year, our dear mother Theresa Alma Haire (Ryan) at Hilltop Nursing Home in Cambridge, Ontario where she had resided for over 6 years. Predeceased by her husband John (Jack) Patrick Haire in December 1975 and her parents Joseph and Stella Ryan of Pasadena. She is survived by daughters Lorraine (Dennis) and Corinne (Steve), four sons, Joe (Kerry), Brian (Michele), Cecil (Lynn), Leo and her step-children Basil (Mary) and Janet (Ollie). As well leaving to mourn are her grandchildren, Tyler, Natasha, Sara, Josh, Alix, Kyle, Cameron, Olivia, Natalie, Julia, Jackson, Gina, Rebecca, Trevor, Brenda, David, Douglas, Nicole, Kim and Jennifer and several great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four siblings, Stella, Florine, Pat and Jean and dozens of other family members and friends. Anyone who knew Theresa knew how important her faith was to her. She served her Catholic community as Parish Secretary at All Hallows Parish in Corner Brook and as Eucharistic Minister at All Hallows, Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena and St. Mary's of the Visitation Parish in Cambridge, Ontario. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Hilltop Manor nursing home in Cambridge for their many years of dedicated care and compassion. Visitation will take place at Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Ave., Corner Brook between 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Thursday, Jan 10th. The funeral mass takes place at Holy Rosary Parish in Pasadena at 10:30 am on January 11th with Father Gerard Patry officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot, Mt. Patricia Cemetery, Corner Brook. Instead of flowers a memorial donation can be made in mom's name to a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

HARTLEY, Edna M.
Published: December 12, 2018
Born: December 21, 1917
Passed: December 11, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Edna M. Hartley announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 in her 101st year. She will be forever remembered, loved and missed by her children: James (Marina), Leo, Helen, Joseph (Joan), Edward (Theresa), Gerald (Suzan), Richard (Sharon) Isabelle (Louis); grandchildren: Beverley, Fabian, David, Joanne, Tammy, Natalie, Dennis, Jennifer, Jonathan, Peter, Karen, Tara, Carla, Eddy, Scott, Michelle, Chrystal, Jennifer, Kelly, Jimmy, Richard and Jillian; a large circle of great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; brothers: Joseph, Fred and Roddy; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Predeceased by her parents John and Clara Belle MacPherson, husband James Hartley, daughter Margaret Barry, son Thomas Hartley, and granddaughter Donna Barry, brother Allan MacPherson and sisters Clara MacInnis, Mary Dwyer and Milley Wessell. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Palliative Care and Long Term Care, Dr. Whitten and receptionist Wendy for the care they have shown to our mother, and Father Terry for his many prayers and visits with Edna. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, December 13th at 10 A.M. from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer, Mt. Bernard Avenue with Father Terry officiating. Interment to follow at Mt. Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer Parish, P.O. Box 1108, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6T2. The family guest book may be signed by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

HISCOCK, Sandy Gordon
Born: November 18th, 1948
Passed on: December 4th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Sandy Hiscock announce his passing in Guelph, Ontario on December 4, 2018. Sandy was born in Corner brook and moved to Ontario many years ago. Leaving to mourn his twin sister Sandra Ryan, Corner Brook, sisters: Terry Gullage (Fred ), Corner Brook, Gail Stratton, Ottawa, Sheree MacDonald (Jason), Mount Pearl. Brother: Randy Hiscock (Carol), Barrie. Nieces and nephews: Stephen Gullage, Jennifer Gullage-Payne, Darlene Dunphy, Rick Ryan, Dan Ryan, Lorne Corzine, Bernard Hiscock, Adrienne Devost, Julie Stratton, Kathryn Maloney, Jeremy MacDonald. He was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Eileen Hiscock and niece Pamela Hiscock. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A family service for interment will be held at a later date in Corner Brook. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.

KEATING, Elizabeth (Sally)
Born: April 12th, 1921
Passed on: December 30th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts, but with much gratitude for a life well lived, we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Elizabeth (Sally) Keating, nee Aucoin, at the age of 97 years. She was born in Stephenville April 12, 1921 and died at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, December 30, 2018. She was predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Snook, and her husband William Hynes Keating, her parents Adolph and Emilia Aucoin (nee Lainey), her siblings, Donatha Gaudon, Mary White, Gertrude Alexander, Bertha Alexander, Theresa Delyle, Agnes Benoit, Patricia Jones, and her brothers Raymond and Norbert. Leaving to mourn her children: Geraldine (Harold Stapleton), Mount Pearl, Marilyn Keating, Halifax, Carolyn (Larry Repp), Griffin, Georgia, Allanna, (Lloyd Tavenor), Cape Ray, Delano, Fort McMurray, Raemonda Keating, Stephenville, and Anne Pelley, Mount Pearl; her sister Lorna MacNeil, Massachusetts, and brother Melvin, New Brunswick; her grandchildren: Anne & Mark Stapleton, Clifton, Dwayne and Lloyd Tavenor, Cindy Keating, Esther Ruecker and Beth Wall, Abigail Snook, Sarah and Emily Pelley, fourteen great-grandchildren, and a large circle of nieces and nephews. Sally's family would like to acknowledge their gratitude for the compassion and care she received from the wonderful staff during the last year of her life at St. Pat's and especially while they attended to her in the Palliative Care Suite at the home during her final days. As a family, we are thankful for the support we received from the staff and Pastoral Care. Cremation has taken place at Sally's request. Visitation will be held at Caul's Funeral Home on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will take place at Caul's Chapel, January 4, 2019 at 1pm. Burial will take place in Stephenville at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to St. Patrick's Mercy Home Foundation or the Gathering Place.

LEONARD, Sr., Father Donald Raymond
Curling, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Father Don Leonard announce his passing on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at Health Science Centre in St. John's at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children: Donna (Ralph) Eldridge, James (Rachel), Bernard (Patti), Karen (Rodney) Clarke, Don (Tammy) and Alice (Stephen) Hayes; grandchildren: Jessica, Jesse, Maria, Sarah, Duke, Keegan, Susie, Hannah, Ethan, Bridgette and Gordie; sisters Patricia and Rosemarie and brother Reginald (Linda); as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and fellow Priests. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary on May 17th, 2003; parents John and Marie and brother John. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 218 Curling Street on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9:00 p.m., and Sacred Heart Church on Sunday from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. with prayers at 4:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian burial will take place from the church on Monday, December 10th at 10: am, officiated by Bishop Peter Hundt. The interment will follow at Mt. Patricia cemetery. Father Don supported many charities, including Sacred Heart Parish, Canadian Cancer Society, the Foodbank and St. Vincent de Paul. In lieu of flowers, in his memory, please consider supporting one of these charities. Messages of condolence may be left for the family by visiting our website www.fillatre.ca

LEWIS, Hilda (nee Morris)
Born: October 22nd, 1918
Passed on: December 17th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Hilda Lewis announce her peaceful passing at her home in Corner Brook surrounded by her loving family on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the age of 100 years. Hilda will be forever remembered, loved and missed by her only daughter Diane Lewis-Anstey (Brian) with whom she resided; grandson Brandon Anstey; daughter-in-law Maxine Murphy; step-grandchildren: Anne-Marie, Joan and Donna; step-great-grandchildren: Chelsea, Isabelle, Kingston and Avery; special thanks to Justine Webber for all her support and special friend Cory Pennell. She will also be sadly missed by a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Hilda was predeceased by her husband Albert Lewis and her son Wayne Lewis. The family wishes to thank Dr. O'Driscoll and family for their continued support through this difficult time, also to her Caregivers staff Nikki, Isabella and Shauna for the exceptional care they provided to Hilda. Family and friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, December 20 at 2 p.m. at Humber United Church, Clarence Street with Rev. John van Vliet officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Hilda can be made to the Long Range Shrine Club 11 West Street, Corner Brook, NL, A2H2Y6. The family guest book may be signed by visiting www.fillatre.ca
Forever In Our Hearts

MARTIN, Ethel Mary
Published: December 14, 2018
Born: August 18, 1951
Passed: December 12, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Ethel Martin announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre on Dec. 12, 2018 at the age of 67. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her common law partner Monte Pike of 25 years; her daughters: Abby (Dennis), and Allison Brake; her siblings: Elizabeth, Maude (Bob), Ben (Doreen), Gerald, Roy (Tina), Aidan (Lillian), Paul (Mary Lou), Raymond, Joe (Phyllis), Jacinta (Bob); her sisters-in-law: Cathy Martin and Pauline Martin; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ethel was predeceased by her parents: Patrick & Mary Martin; her brothers: Patrick and Leslie Martin; her sister Roseanne (Gerry) Bromley; and her special nephew Darren Martin. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at the Country Haven Chapel on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at 10 am with Father White officiating. Cremation to follow and interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations can be made to The Gathering Place, St. John's. A special thank you to Dr. O'Driscoll and the nurses and staff of 2 North Long Term Care. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

MARTIN, Frederick Douglas
Born: May 20th, 1932
Passed on: December 5th, 2018
Woody Point, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Frederick Martin announce his peaceful passing surrounded by his family on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Bonne Bay Health Center in Norris Point at the age of 86 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Mildred Martin (nee Pike), of Woody Point, NL; daughters: Brenda Martin (Robert "Bob" Young) of Steady Brook, NL Lorraine (Thomas) Kearney, of Fredericton, NB, Ann Martin (Randy Trask), of Gander, NL, Sandra (Curtis) Decker, of Gander, NL, Glenda Martin (Sidney) Barnes of Cambridge, ON, daughter in-law Irene; grandchildren: Wendy, Terri, Christopher, Devin, Justin, Leanne, Brittany, Megan, and Mackenzie; great-grandchildren: Brianna, Mason, Aiden, and Ryder; siblings: Norma (Predeceased Baxter), Jim (Dorothy), and Dorris (predeceased, Clayton), and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his son Bruce in 2011, parents Selby and Nellie Martin. A very special thank you to our home care support Lorna Young for her 10 years of service and to Linda Howe and Linda Payne. Special thank you to Dr. Robert Young the family Dr. for many years, Dr. Bowen, Dr. Chang and all nursing staff at Bonne Bay Health Center for your compassionate care during his stay there. Friends may visit Church of the Epiphany in Woody Point on Friday, December 7th from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. from where Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, December 8th at 2 p.m. with The Rev. Deacon Francis Elgar officiating. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery. As expression of sympathy Flowers are graciously accepted or donations may be made to The Epiphany Anglican Church Woody Point. The family guestbook may be signed through visiting our website at www.fillatre.ca

McKAY, Howard Joseph
Born: June 8th, 1941
Passed on: December 19th, 2018
Flat Bay, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the Late Howard McKay announce his sudden passing at his family residence in Flat Bay, NL on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Mel (Bev) McKay, Troy Ashley McKay; granddaughter Natasha McKay; sister Lynn (Clift) White as well as other family and friends. He was pre-deceased by his parents Doug and Geraldine McKay and brother Melvin McKay. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 37 West Street, Stephenville Crossing on Thursday, December 27, 2018 between the hours of 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 2 p.m. from All Saints Anglican Church, Stephenville Crossing, NL with Rev. Norman Cutler officiating. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Stephenville Crossing, NL will take place following the service. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund. To sign the family guestbook please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca   Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

MURLEY, Onea
Passed on: December 18th, 2018
1928-2018

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Onea Murley, on December 18, 2018 at Corner Brook Long Term Care in her 90th year. She will be lovingly remembered by her sons Elwin Murley (Catherine), Monty Snooks (Philomena), and 5 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Henry Clauson Murley. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home 218 Curling Street Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Curling Street with The Most Reverend Stewart Payne officiating, followed by interment at the Mt. Patricia Cemetery Receiving Chapel. 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 www.fillatre.ca

NEWMAN, Francis (Frank) William Joseph
Born: March 4th, 1956
Passed on: December 30th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of the late Francis (Frank) Newman announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the age of 62 years. He leaves to mourn his partner of 21 years Olive Hedderson; daughter Kelly Hedderson; his siblings: Margaret Hicks (Pat), Bride Parsons (Norm), Isabell Howell (Rod), Joseph Newman (Sophie); Clarence Newman (Sharon), Anthony Newman (Florence); his nieces and nephews: Gerald Hicks (Janice), Julia Aldred (Bill), Stephanie Newman, Angie Newman (Bill), Sarah O'Brien (Nick), Jim Parsons (Lorilee), David Parsons (Kerry), Mark Newman (Laurie), and Marie MacNeill (Jeff); and very close friend Fred Perry, as well as a large circles of other relatives and friends. Frank was predeceased by his parents William and Anne Newman, and by his nephew Scott Howell. A visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from the hours of 7 to 9 pm and Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held from Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 10:00am with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment is to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. By request, there are no flowers, in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family guestbook for condolences can be signed by visiting the website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

PENNEY, Winnifred Olive
Born: September 25th, 1931
Passed on: December 15th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Winnifred Olive Penney announce her passing at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at the age of 87 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her daughter Nona (Tom) Turner; her sons: Paul (Lynda) Penney, Shawn (June) Penney, and Dale (Michele) Penney and their families. Winnifred also leaves to mourn her sister Gladys George, a number of grandchildren, great-grandchidren and one great-great-grandson. Private family services and interment has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army Temple Memorial Fund. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

STUCKLESS, David Floyd
Published: December 13, 2018
Born: January 16, 1948
Passed: December 11, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late David Stuckless announce his passing at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the age of 70. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Nancy Stuckless (Pittman) of 46 years; his children: Brad Stuckless (Terri Donahue), Beverley Distrola (Vincent), and Ross Trimm (Sherry); his grandchildren: Courtney, Hannah, Shawna-Marie, Caylee, Olivia, RJ, and Madison; his siblings: Helen Wareham (Clarence), Sterling Stuckless (Carol), Jean Storey (Dickey), Michelle Munn (Jack), Wade Stuckless (Chelsea); and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. David was predeceased by his parents: Martin and Madeline Stuckless; his parents-in-law: Campbell and Caroline Pittman; and his sister Ivy. At David's request, cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 and Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at the First Pentecostal Church, 58 Premier Drive on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 at 2pm with Pastor Larry Soper officiating. Interment to follow at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to send a special thanks to the staff at the WMRH Chemotherapy unit who took care of Dave for the last year, and to the other nurses and doctors who cared for Dave over the last few weeks. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

TAYLOR, Betty
Born In: Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Born: April 30th, 1931
Passed in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Passed on: December 30th, 2018

Passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Sunday, December 30, 2018. She leaves behind to mourn her husband, Jack Taylor and daughter, Myrna Bookman (Steve) and granddaughter Christine Demers (Steve) and great-grandson Matthew. She also leaves behind her sister Edna Piercey of Bay Roberts and brother Woodrow Brake of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and many nieces and nephews in Newfoundland and Ontario. She is predeceased by her parents Walter and Muriel Brake of Meadows and sister Louise Miller (Corner Brook) and Inez Dearling (Toronto). Donations can be made to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Meadows, Newfoundland (Parish of Meadows, Corner Brook, Newfoundland A2H 6B9). Private funeral and cremation has taken place.

THOMPSON, Muriel
Born: August 4th, 1914
Passed on: December 28th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL
Muriel Thompson (nee Normore)
passed away peacefully at the Corner Brook Long Term Care on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the age of 104 years. The daughter of George and Annie Normore, Muriel was born at Botwood August 4, 1914 one week after the onset of WWI. She moved with her family to the Bay of Islands, eventually settling at Gearyville, Corner Brook. Widowed at age 26 after just two years of marriage when her husband Henry (Harry) Wells was killed working on the railway, Muriel emigrated at the beginning of WWII to Toronto where she worked in factories devoted to the War Effort. There she later met her second husband James Thompson whom she married on Sept 10, 1966. They moved to Pasadena, NL in 1968 and back to Gearyville, Corner Brook a few years later where Muriel was an avid observer of the life in the Harbour, and an active bowler, walker and motorist well into her 90's. Muriel was widowed the second time on May 31, 1981. She moved to Mountain View Estates in 2007 and from there to Corner Brook Long Term Care in 2010, successfully determined to never have to move again. Muriel was a social being and fully participated in the social and recreational life wherever she lived including CBLTC. Predeceased by her five siblings Grace, Ernest, Clarence, Calvin and Beatrice, Muriel leaves to mourn her nieces Mary Normore and Linda Bradburn, nephews Calvin Jr. and Wayne Normore, and Sidney Thompson, great-nephew Douglas Tapp and their families and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place from Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Ave. Corner Brook on Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at the same funeral home on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 10 am. Expressions of sympathy in the form of flowers or donations to the Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation or the Corner Brook Long Term Care would be gratefully welcomed.

WOODMAN, Walter George
Born: September 5th, 1935
Passed on: December 7th, 2018
Corner Brook, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Walter Woodman announce his passing at the Palliative Care Unit of Western Memorial Regional Hospital at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife and best friend Patsy of 55 years. His daughters: Neta (Kevin), Diana (Barry); his grandchildren: Nancy and Matthew Guy; his sister: Neta, Brenda; his brothers: Melvin, Clarence; his sisters-in-law: Jean Woodman, Maureen Woodman and Joanne Woodman; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Walter was predeceased by his parents John and Lydia Woodman, his granddaughter: Sara Delaney; his brothers: Reginald, Harry, Arthur, Derek; brother-in-law: Richard Williamson. Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road, on Monday, December 10, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9pm from where the funeral service will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home Chapel, on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 2pm with Rev. Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, there are no flowers by request, in lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. The family would like to acknowledge and thank the doctor and staff of the emergency department of WMRH and also to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit of WMRH for their kindness and compassion that the family received while Walter was in their care. The family guestbook for condolences may be signed by visiting the website www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

YOUNG, Violet Elenora
Born: October 16th, 1955
Passed on: December 18th, 2018
Pasadena, NL

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Violet Young announce her sudden passing on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at the age of 63 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children: Desmond Young, and Justin (Lisa) Young; her grandchildren: Donavan Young and Dawson Young; her sisters: Veronica Goldsmith and Lynda Horvath; her mother Pearl Crocker; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Violet was predeceased by her father Selby (Mate) Crocker. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 from the hours of 2-4 & 7-9 pm. At Violet's request, cremation to follow. There will be no funeral service at this time. Interment to take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted and/or memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army Thrift Store, Pasadena. The family guestbook may be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca
"Forever In Our Hearts"

 

 

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