Share/Save/Bookmark

Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

Western Star Archived Obits and Tid Bits
1981 to 1990

 

1981

DOWNEY, Ester Catherine
135A Nicholsville Road,
Deer Lake

The death occurred on Thursday morning December 3rd at the family residence in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn one sister Agnes Gail of Brantford, Ontario. The funeral mass was held this afternoon at 2 p.m. from the R.C. Church, Deer Lake with interment in the church cemetery.

MACNEIL Neil
7 West Street
Stephenville

Passed away Friday, August 14th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 72nd year. Leaving to mourn his wife Genita, six daughters, Sister Carmelita, Mt. Carmel, Sister Rita, Bishop’s Falls, Loretta (Mrs. Derek Dawe), Gloria (Mrs. Clyde Savidon), Theresa, Catherine (Mrs. Fred Flynn), nine sons Allen, Stephenville Crossing, Melvin, Halifax, William, Teddy, Paul, Garry, Hughie, Kevin and Martin, Stephenville, 10 Grandchildren, three brothers Frank, and Thomas, St. Albans, Joseph, Stephenville, two sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Albert Luedee), Searston, Elsie (Mrs. Joseph Farrell), O’Regans. Funeral took place this morning with 10 a.m. mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s with interment in the church cemetery on the Hansen Highway.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WHITE, Brent Francis
2 Carmen Place,
Stephenville

Passed away peacefully August 12th at the W.M.R.H. in his 16th year. Loving son of Melva and Archie White, loving brother of Val (Mrs. Dominic Alexander), Avril and Joy, Tony, Brad and Roger. The funeral takes place Friday morning at 10 a.m. mass at the Church of St. Stephens with interment in the church cemetery on the Hansen Highway. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1982

BENNETT, Cornelius
74 Gallant St.,
Stephenville

Passed away February 21st at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 66th year. The funeral takes place this afternoon with 2 p.m. Mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s, West Street with interment in the receiving vault on the Harmon Access Road. His remains are resting at the Funeral Home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CHAISSON, Charles
Fox Island River

Passed away suddenly October 17th in his 68th year. The funeral takes place 10:00 a.m. Wednesday from the R.C. Church, Point au Mal with interment in the church cemetery. His remains are resting at the church.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CORMIER, Mrs. Clara
Noel’s Pond

Passed away March 14th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in her 79th year. The funeral takes place Tuesday morning with 10 a.m. mass from St. Stephen’s Church on West Street with interment in the receiving vault off the Harmon Access Road. Her remains are resting at the funeral home 39 Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

DOWNEY, Gilbert
57 Gallant Street
Stephenville

Passed away January 13th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 69th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Rita, four daughters, Beverley and Sharron in Stephenville; Mariam, Mrs. Frank Duffy, and Karen, Mrs. Lester Noel, both of Stephenville; Donald in Germany, Jerry in Mississauga, Ont., Kevin and Randy in Toronto, Glenn and Paul in St. John’s, and Kenneth in Stephenville. One daughter-in-law Patsy Downey in Cole Brook, two sisters Elsie, Mrs. Bernard Drover, Harbour Round and Bride Walsh in Baie Verte, one brother Patrick, Stephenville, ten grandchildren. The funeral takes place Saturday morning with 10 a.m. Mass from the Church of St. Stephen’s with interment in the receiving vault on the Harmon Access Road. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GAUGET, Mr. John E.
110 Kippens Road
Kippens

Passed away May 21st, at his late residence in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Johanna (nee Bourgeois), seven daughters, Dorothy Blanchard, Calgary; Stella Lubert, Homested, Florida; Pauline Arseault, O’Leary, P.E.I.; Mary Stephano, Kansas City, MO; Carmella Sorrells, Dalton, Georgia; Martha Howell, Jackson, Alta; Jennie Tobin, Kippens, five sons, Mike, Kippens; Richard, Fort McMurray, Alta.; John, Churchill Falls, Labrador; Mark, Kingston, Ont.; and Ted, St. Catherine Ont. Sixty three grandchildren, thirty-nine great-grandchildren. The funeral takes place Monday morning with 10 a.m. Mass from St. Stephen’s Church on West Street. Interment will be in the Church cemetery, on the Hansen Highway. His remains are resting at the Funeral Home at 39 Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Thomas
St. Fintans

Passed away suddenly August 11th in his 73rd year. He leaves to mourn his wife Freda, three sons Hugh, Douglas and Malcolm, all of St. Fintans, two daughters Vera Bruce and Emeria Power, both of Stephenville, 22 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, one brother J. Alex, Stephenville, four sisters, Vera, Stephenville; Ann Kent, St. Fintans; Catherine Turner, Corner Brook; Sister Emeria, St. Patrick’s Home, St. John’s. The funeral Mass will be held 3 p.m. today from St. Fintans Church with interment in the church cemetery at the Highlands.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Mary Angela
Stephenville Crossing

Passed away April 2nd at her late residence in her 90th year. Leaving to mourn one daughter Molly Philips, Stephenville Crossing, three sons, Ronald, Stephenville Crossing, William at North Sydney and Augustus at Cambridge, Mass., and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral took place this morning with 11 a.m. Mass at the Church of the Assumption, Stephenville Crossing. Interment was made in the church cemetery.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WELLS, Albert Dean
Oshawa (Formerly of Irishtown)

Passed away at the Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa on Saturday, January 2nd in his 79th year. His loving wife Salvina, nee Penney, predeceased him, loving father of Wilbur, Port aux Basques, Lloyd of Irishtown, Noble of Cox's Cove, Neville of Oshawa, Eric of Fort MacMurray, Mrs. Verna Burley, Toronto, Mrs. Catherine Banks and Mrs. Nina Piercey, Corner Brook, Mrs. Beatrice Payne, Cox's Cove, Mrs. Sylvia Deamon, Oshawa, surviving as well are three brothers and one sister of Corner Brook, 36 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. His remains are resting at the Anglican Church of St. Paul's, Summerside from where the funeral takes place Tuesday at 2 p.m. with interment in the family plot of the church cemetery.
Contributor: Ivy F. Benoit

WILLETT, Michael
1 Maxwell Drive,
Stephenville

Passed away suddenly June 9th in his 25th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Barbara, one daughter Amanda, one son Clint, his mother Violet, Five brothers Jerry, Brian, Stanley, Neil and Leonard, six sisters Elain, Cathy, Sheila, Sharon, Colleen and Judy. The funeral takes place Saturday morning with 10 a.m. mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s with interment in the church cemetery on the Hansen Highway. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1983

McISAAC, Mary (Maude) Ann
Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home
Stephenville Crossing

Passed peacefully away Oct. 23 at the Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home in her 95th year. She leaves to mourn five children; daughter Molly and her husband Steve Gallant, Stephenville, daughter Sadie and her husband Mike Ogden, Corner Brook, son, Stanley of Heatherton, Earl of Robinsons, Harry and wife Bonnie of Stephenville, two sisters, Nancy Unlah, Downsview, Ont., and Deliah Young, Deer Lake, two brothers, Dave and Francis Bennett, Flat Bay East. 28 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. The funeral will take place 2 p.m. Tuesday from St. Joseph’s Church in Heatherton. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains are resting at the church.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Rose
Port au Port

Passed away June 19th at the Health Science Complex, St. John’s, in her 63rd year. She leaves to mourn her husband Angus, Port au Port, three daughters, Rosemary (Mrs. David Hotrum) Peterbourgh, Ontario; Doreen (Mrs. Donald Bennett), and Diane, both in Port au Port; three sons, Conrad, St. John’s; Ronald and Raymond in British Columbia, one sister, Mrs. Nan House, Corner Brook and one brother William Hynes, Toronto. The funeral takes place Wednesday morning with 11 a.m. Mass at the Church of Maria Regina, Port au Port East, interment will be in the church cemetery. Her remains are resting at the church.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1984

GALLANT, Daniel
Piccadilly

Passed away suddenly Oct. 5, due to a motor vehicle accident at Carmel, Maine, in his 27th year. Leaving to mourn his father and mother, Clarence and Jean, five brothers, Alan in Halifax, N.S., Terry in Ottawa, Ontario, Andy in Terrenceville, Nfld., Michael in London, Ontario, and Clarence Jr. living at home. Three sisters, Suzanne in St. Lawrence, Louise (Mrs. Pierre Lapaix), living in Marystown, and Anne (Mrs. Ron Flynn), Downsview, Ontario. The funeral took place Monday morning with 10:00 a.m. mass, at the church of the Our Lady of Fatima, Piccadilly. Interment was made in the church cemetery.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Cynthia R.
126 A West St., Stephenville

Passed away suddenly March 21st at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in her 64th year. Leaves to mourn her husband Alex, two sisters Angie White, Port au Port, Maine O’Gorman, Searston, two brothers Freddie Hynes, Port au Port, Joe Hynes, Alberta, four sons, Archie, Nova Scotia, Rory, New Brunswick, Michael, Ottawa, Peter, Stephenville, two daughters Ann Duffy, New Brunswick, Catherine, British Columbia, a daughter Rona predeceased her August 1980, also 12 grandchildren and a large number of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral takes place 10 a.m. Tuesday from St. Stephen’s Church on West Street with interment in the receiving vault off the Harmon Access Road. Her remains are resting at the funeral home.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Dreda
16 Zion Drive
Stephenville

Passed away February 10th at the W.M.R.H. in her 73rd year. Leaving to mourn her husband Daniel, 8 sons, Jim, Paul and Gilbert, all of Stephenville, Gerald and Terrance in Ontario, Donald in St. John’s, Fintan in Nova Scotia and Augustus in the Yukon, one daughter Theresa Rudderham, Florida, twenty-six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The funeral takes place Monday morning with 10 a.m. Mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s, West Street, interment will be in the Receiving Vault on the Harmon Access Road. Her remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Archibald
South Branch

The death occurred on Sunday, March 18th at the W.M.R.H. in his 82nd year. He is survived by his loving wife Rose, two sons, Thomas and Michael of South Branch, one brother, Dan and one sister, Jane Gale, both of Codroy. The funeral Mass took place today at 2 p.m. from the Roman Catholic Church in South Branch with interment in the church cemetery.
Contributor: Ivy F. Benoit

MCISAAC, Martin
Apt. 415
361 Massachusetts Drive
Stephenville
Russell’s Funeral Home

Passed away January 23rd at the W.M.R.H. in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Bridget, one son Gerard, Fort McMurray, one step-son James Byrnes, Fort McMurray, three step-daughters, Veronica Short, Fort McMurray, Agnes Laflin, Phoenix, Arizona and Mary Woods, Stephenville, two brothers, Bert and Albert, one sister Eva, twenty-three grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild and a large circle of friends. The funeral takes place Wednesday morning with 10 a.m. Mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s, West Street, interment will be in the Receiving Vault, Harmon Access Road. His remains is resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WHITE, Patrick
Kippens
Russell’s Funeral Home

Passed away May 31st at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 78th year. Leaving to mourn five sons, Robert and Venna in Kippens, Guy in Windsor, Ontario, Albert, Toronto and Gerald in Scarborough, Ontario, six daughters, Gloria Madore in Stephenville, Antoinette (Mrs. Norbert O’Quinn), Kippens, Agnes (Mrs. Richard Vielic), Olive (Mrs. Tony Dejager), Orella (Mrs. James MacNeil), Nova Scotia and Florence White in Ontario, three sisters Cecila, (Mrs. Herb White), Kippens, Angela (Mrs. Stan Schumph), Stephenville and Elizabeth O’Quinn, Maine, thirty-nine grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren. The funeral takes place Saturday morning with 10 a.m. Mass at the Church of Stephen’s, West Street, interment will be in the family plot of the church cemetery, West Street. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen St.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WHITE, Philip
Mississauga

Passed away June 1st in Mississauga in his 29th year. Leaving to mourn his father and mother, Mrs. And Mrs. Albert White, Stephenville, four brothers, Lewis in Ft. McMurray, Howard in Halifax, Donald and Maxwell in Stephenville, five sisters, Linda (Mrs. Clarence White), Sandra, Cathy, Christine and Susan, all in Stephenville. The funeral takes place Thursday morning with 11:30 a.m. Mass from the Church of St. Stephen’s, interment will be in the Hillside Interfaith cemetery, off the Hansen Highway. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1985

BRUCE, Neil J.
81 Colonia Avenue
Stephenville

Passed away February 1st at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 65th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Marie, three daughters, Linda of Stephenville, Karen of Port aux Basques and Dr. Gwen Bruce of St. John’s, five brothers, Leo, Walter, Hugh, and Toby, all of Stephenville and Sandy of Conn., U.S.A., four sisters, Rosetta and Tina of Stephenville, Bernice Janes of Labrador City and Stella West of Halifax. The funeral took place this afternoon in time for 2:30 p.m. Mass from St. Stephen’s Church, West Street, interment was made in the receiving vault. His remains rested at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CHAISSON, James Francis
On July 22, 1985, James Francis Chaisson, a life-long farmer and resident of the Codroy Valley passed away after five months of ill health at the age of 93. He was predeceased in 1927 by his first wife, Elizabeth (nee O’Quinn). He is survived and deeply mourned by his widow Mary, (nee Hodder-Walters), two sons Billy and Gerald, residing in the Codroy Valley; three daughters, Catherine (Mrs. Walter Gale) and Rita (Mrs. Stan McDonald) of the Codroy Valley, and Theresa (Mrs. John Barony), living in British Columbia; two sisters, Frances (Mrs. Tom O’Quinn) of St. Andrews and Mary O’Quinn of Windsor, Nova Scotia; two step-daughters, Edith (Mrs. S. J. Hart) of Indiana and Maud (Mrs. Charles Dickens) of Michigan; two step-sons, Hubert Walters, living in St. John’s and Alex Walters, living in British Columbia; 23 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild and many other relatives and friends. The remains rested at and the funeral services were held from St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Upper Ferry under the direction of MacAulay Funeral Service Ltd., Rev. Father Maurice O’Quinn and Rev. Father A.J. Gallant officiating with interment at the Mount St. Thomas R.C. cemetery in Great Codroy. Services took place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, 1985.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CORMIER, Catherine
83A Main Street
Stephenville

Passed away peacefully August 26th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in her 96th year. Leaving to mourn six daughters, Sister Stephanie, Antigonish, Bedella and Madeline in Stephenville, Olivera in St. John’s, Anastasia in New Hampshire and Barbara in Toronto, four sons Adolph, Larry, Hubert and Jerry, all in Stephenville, three brothers Adolph Alexander in Stephenville, Sam in Cormack and Harry in Maine, four sisters Veronica in Lourdes, Margaret, Stephenville Crossing, Rita in St. George’s and Ethel in Toronto, a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends. The funeral takes place this afternoon with 3 p.m. Mass at the Church of St. Stephen’s, interment will be in the Hillside Interfaith cemetery, Hansen Highway, her remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GALLANT, Mary Dickson
85 Gallant Street
Stephenville

Passed away December 31st at the W.M.R.H. in her 61st year. She leaves to mourn her husband Martin, one son William, Stephenville, two daughters Mary Dutcher, Stephenville and Laura Hawco of Fort McMurray, eight grandchildren, two sisters Catherine Kain and Christine Fraser, both living in Scotland. The funeral took place this morning with 10 A.M. Mass from St. Stephen’s Church on West Street with interment in the Receiving Vault on the Harmon Access Road.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Christine
Interfaith Home
(Formerly of Port au Port)

Passed away on May 26, in her 77th year at the Interfaith Senior Citizens Home. Leaving to mourn one sister, Mamie Hynes, Port au Port, three brothers, Jim, Jack and Rory Duffy, all of Port au Port. Also a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral service takes place Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. from the Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue with interment at the Roman Catholic cemetery, Mt. Patricia. Friends may call at Fillatre’s Funeral Home.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Daniel
16 Zion Drive
Stephenville

Passed away on March 23rd at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 81st year. He leaves to mourn one daughter, Teresa Rudderham in Florida, eight sons, James, Paul, Gilbert and Donald, all of Stephenville, Gerald and Terrence, both of Ontario, Fintan in St. John’s and Augustus in the Yukon, twenty-eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral took place this morning with 10 a.m. Mass from St. Stephen’s Church, interment was in the receiving vault on the Harmon Access Road.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1986

BOURGEOIS, Remie
Passed away at the Miller Centre on Tuesday, October 21, 1986, in his 82nd year. Formerly of Kippens, Newfoundland. Leaving to mourn four daughters: Eunie in Stephenville, Phyllis and husband Harold Flynn with whom he resided in Avondale, Marie and husband Frank Deacy in Manuels, Glenda and husband Robert Chavarry in San Diego, California; four sons: Mark and wife Mary in Kippens, William and wife Ruth in St. John’s, Leonard and wife Frances in Chateauguay, Quebec and Greg and wife Marg in Fort McMurray; one brother John in Kippens and one sister Annie Dollard in Stephenville; thirty-three grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass took place at Assumption Church, Avondale, Saturday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

BRUCE, Selina Annie
Bay St. George
Senior Citizens Home

Passed away Dec. 22 at the Bay St. George Senior Citizen Home in her 97th year. She leaves to mourn five sons, Leo in Florida, Alexander in Connecticut, Walter, Hughie and Martin all in Stephenville. Four daughters, Mrs. Bernice Janes in Labrador City, Stella West in Dartmouth, Martina Cormier and Rosetta both of Stephenville. Twenty-six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. The funeral service takes place Wednesday morning with 10 A.M. Mass from the Church of St. Stephen’s, West Street. Interment will be in the Receiving Vault on the Harmon Access Rd. Her remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen St.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Archie F.
St. George’s

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, February 9th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 59th year. He is survived by his loving wife Gloria, one son Allan at home, six brothers Fred, Raymond, Patrick, Angus, James and Joseph, all of St. Andrews, one sister Kathleen Doyle at St. Andrews. The funeral Mass took place today, Wednesday, February 12th at 2 p.m. from the St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in St. George’s with Father Joseph Kelly officiating, with interment in the church cemetery.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

PARSONS, Millage
Passed away Oct. 5, at the Bay St. George Senior Citizens Home in his 84th year. He leaves to mourn five sons Mel in Vancouver, John in Toronto, Leo in Alberta, Joseph in Oregon and Andrew in Alberta. Two daughters Margaret (Mrs. Douglas Gerrie), in Ottawa, Anne Marie (Mrs. Ken Pert), of Vancouver. Four sisters, Sadie Eddy of N.S., Josephine O’Quinn of Port au Port, Monica Hynes of Port au Port and Marty Swyer of Stephenville Crossing. Two brothers Herbert in Stephenville and Albert in Port au Port, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral takes place Thursday morning with 10:00 a.m. Mass at the Church of Maria Regina, Port au Port. Interment will be in the church cemetery Berry Head. His remains are resting at the church.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WHITE, Bartholomew (Mart) A.
Main St., St. George’s

The death occurred on Friday, Oct. 31, at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Christina, nee March, three sons, Patrick and his wife Rita of St. George’s, Gerard and his wife Joan of Fort McMurray, Vincent and his wife Susan of Flat Bay, three daughters, Theresa Messervey, Phyllis, Mrs. Richard McDonnell, Sadie, Mrs. Ron Callahan, all of St. George’s. Two sisters, Amanda Gillam, Stephenville Crossing, Mary Fowler, Brigus, one brother Monsignor Roderick White, Parish Priest, Most Holy Redeemer, Corner Brook, twenty-one grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. His remains rested at Fillatre’s Funeral Home, 7 West Street, Stephenville Crossing. Funeral Mass was held this morning, Monday, November 3rd at 9:30 A.M. from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in St. George’s with interment in the family plot of the church cemetery.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1987

Bennett, Michael C.
18 Spring Mountain Road
Stephenville

Passed away August 21st at the Health Science Complex in St. John’s in his 77th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Stella, five daughters, Genevieve (Mrs. Bernard Boland), Mrs. Marie Williams, and Mrs. Geraldine Bennett, all in Stephenville, Claudia (Mrs. Bill Mason) and Mrs. Irene Martinez, both in Texas, one son Lloyd in Ontario, one brother Charlie in Kippens, three sisters, Rita Smith in Virginia, Cecila Westfall in Missouri, and Veronica Mullins in Ontario, nineteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. The funeral takes place Monday morning, August 24th with 10 a.m. Mass at the Church of St. Stephen, West Street, interment will be in the Hillside Interfaith cemetery, Hansen Highway. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CORMIER, Hubert
Stephenville

Passed away Sept. 17 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 67th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Joanna, three daughters, Jean, Mrs. Malcolm House, Margaret, Mrs. Thomas White and Patsy, Mrs. Barry Coates all of Stephenville. Three brothers Jerry, Larry and Adolph all of Stephenville. Six sisters, Annie Quint of New Hampshire, Bedelia Lainey and Madeline White both in Barachois Brook. Barbara Lawlor in Scarborough, Ont., Vera O’Leary in St. John’s and Sister Stephanie in Antigonish, N.S. Five grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral take place Saturday morning with 10 A.M. Mass from the Church of St. Stephen’s, West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. His remains are resting at the funeral home on Queen St.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

CORMIER, Leonard
69 Kippens Road

Passed away suddenly on March 21st in Kippens in his 20th year. He leaves to mourn his parents Leo and Helen, one step-brother Timothy and one step-sister Tracey in Frederickton, New Brunswick, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Companion of Corner Brook and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Cormier of Kippens and a large circle of friends. The funeral took place this morning with 10 a.m. Mass from the church of St. Stephen’s, West Street, interment services were held at the Receiving Vault.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

GILLIS, Veronica
1 Alexander Ave.,
Stephenville

Passed away Jan. 1 at her late residence in her 88th year. She leaves to mourn 1 brother in Stephenville, 2 sisters Ann in Stephenville, Catherine in St. John’s. Funeral takes place Saturday morning with 10 A.M. Mass from the church of St. Stephen’s. Interment will be in the Receiving Vault on the Harmon Access Rd. Her remains are resting at the Funeral Home on Queen St.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Bridget A.
Bay St. George
Senior Citizens Home
Stephenville Crossing

Passed away July 9th at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in her 86th year. She leaves to mourn two sons James Byrnes, Fort McMurray, Alberta and Jerry McIsaac, Edmonton, Alberta, three daughters Mary Woods, Elliott Lake, Ontario, Agnes Laflin, Tempe, Arizona, and Veronica Short, Fort McMurray, Twenty-three grandchildren, thirty-four great-grandchildren. Her husband Martin predeceased her in January 1984. The funeral takes place Friday morning in time for 10 A.M. Mass from St. Stephen’s Church on West Street with interment in the Hillside Interfaith cemetery on the Hansen Highway. Her remains are resting at the Funeral Home, 39 Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

McISAAC, Wilfred
Port au Port East

Passed away Sept. 13, 1987 at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 87th year. He leaves to mourn two brothers Richard of Port au Port and Michael at Edmonton, Alberta. One sister, Mrs. Clara Gillis of Kippens and a number of relatives and friends. The funeral takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1987 at 3 P.M. from the R.C. Parish in Port au Port East. Interment will be in the R.C. Cemetery in Port au Port East. His remains are resting at the Church.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

WHITE, Rita May
27 Main Street
Stephenville

Passed away peacefully at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital on Saturday, February 20th, in her 57th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Raymond, two sons Bryant in British Columbia and James in Ontario, three daughters Andrea (Mrs. Randy Smith) of St. John’s, Brenda and Arlene, both in Alberta, two brothers Emile and Joachim, both of Black Duck Brook, three sisters Mary, Black Duck Brook, Margaret, Piccadilly and Yvonne in Lourdes, two grandchildren and a large number of relatives and friends. The funeral took place on Monday, February 22nd at 10 a.m. from St. Stephen’s Parish on West Street, interment was made in the Receiving Vault.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1989

ARNOLD, Thomas J.
12 Webster Place

Passed peacefully away at the W.M.R.H. on Sunday, June 4th, 1989 in his 85th year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Leona, two sons Thomas Jr. and his wife Ann of St. Catherine's, Ontario and William and his wife Gloria of British Columbia, four daughters Joan (Mrs. Edward Power) of Wabush, Labrador, Madonna Sinclair of Arthur, Ontario, Brenda Hynes and friend Ronald Musseau and Marion (Mrs. Brent Wiseman), three sisters Ann Callahan, Mary Crawford and Margaret Parsons, all of Corner Brook, one brother Raymond of Ontario, thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild and a large circle of relatives and friends. The funeral Mass takes place Tuesday, June 6th, 10:30 a.m. from the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Corner Brook with interment at Mt. Patricia cemetery.
Contributor: Sheldon O'Neill

GALE, George F.
9 Woodland Dr.
Stephenville

Passed away suddenly July 21, 1989, at his late residence in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn three sons: Donald and wife Doreen of Stephenville, George Jr. and Lorraine in Corner Brook, Leon and wife Lori in St. John’s. Four daughters: Teresina, Mrs. Donald Dunphy of Stephenville Crossing, Georgina, Mrs. Loyola O’Quinn in Searston, Margaret, Mrs. Robert Letzelter of Vermont, Hellen, Mrs. Clifford Morris of Stephenville. One sister, Margaret Dial of Stephenville, 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Francis, in March 1989. The Funeral takes place this afternoon with 2 p.m. mass from the church of St. Stephens, West St. Interment will be in the family plot of the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery. His remains are resting at the Funeral Home on Queen St.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

MACISAAC, Eion Patrick
- 21, Clementsport, Digby County, died Tuesday in Waldec, Annapolis County. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of John MacIsaac and the late Jean (MacDonald) MacIsaac. He was a member of the 1714 RCACC, Annapolis, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 122, Clementsport. He is survived by a brother, Kevin, Halifax. The body is in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Digby, Rev. Albenie D'Entremont officiating. Burial in Madonna Cemetery, Marshalltown.
Contributor: Ivy F. Benoit

MACISAAC, Eion Patrick
Thursday, November 9, 1989
Annapolis County man killed in hunting accident
By The Mail-Star Staff
Bear River

A 21-year-old Clementsport, Annapolis County, man is dead following an apparent hunting accident near here early Tuesday night. Digby RCMP said Wednesday that Eion Patrick MacIsaac died of a single gunshot wound while sitting in a car in a wooded area near Victory, Annapolis County, approximately seven kilometres east of Bear River. Police said the man was a passenger in a car on a woods road with three other people, when a loaded rifle discharged around 7 p.m. He died at the scene. No other details were available, but an RCMP spokesman said charges are not being considered.
Contributor: Ivy F. Benoit

Ryan, John M
Passed away Wednesday, January 11, 1989, at St Mary's Medical Center. Age 78 years. He was born in Newfoundland, Canada. He came to Detroit as a young man and married Margaret Jaynes in Detroit Nov 28, 1935 moving to Saginaw in 1946.
He was a member of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, the K. of C. Father Nouvel Council No. 4232, the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame. Mr Ryan was an inspector for professional wrestling and boxing, very active in the Golden Gloves and the retired owner of Johnnies Ryan's Restaurant from 1946 to 1968. He was a former Saginaw County Commissioner for 14 years from 1969 to 1983. Mr Ryan was a member of the Michigan Northern Counties Association, East Central Michigan Planning and Developing Association where he had been serving as treasurer for the past six years.
Surviving besides his wife Margaret are one brother, Richard Ryan, California, three sisters, Marie Patry, Newfoundland; Kathleen Ryan and Esther Johnson, both of Halifax, Nova Scotia; many nieces and nephews. Four brothers predeceased him, Leo, Frank, Patrick and Joseph. Funeral service will take place 10:00 am Monday at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Rev. John Tulko O.F.M. will officiate with interment in St Andrew's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter off State after 7:00 pm Saturday where the family will be present from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and 2:00 to 5:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm Sunday and at the church on Monday from 9:00 am until time of service. There will be a prayer service at 8:15 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Those who so desire may make memorials to St. Mary's Medical Center Coronary Care Unit of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.
[John is the s/o Patrick William Ryan & Harriette Helen Hynes;
grandson of William Ryan & Ellen Fitzpatrick & Richard Hynes & Margaret Cormier]
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)


1990

GILLIS, Alex J.
126 West Street
Stephenville

Passed away June 9, at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in his 76th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Annie, two daughters Ann Duffy and Catherine Durrett, both in Ontario, four sons Archie, Peter, Michael, all in Nova Scotia and Rory in Mt. Pearl, seven step daughters Patsy Toorock in San Francisco, Bonnie Clouter and Kathy Mansfield, both of Stephenville, Sharon LeBrun, Edmonton, Vicky White, Cornwallis, N.S., Dawn Mills, Germany and Deirdre Rumbolt, Corner Brook, seven stepsons Sean Rumbolt, Labrador City, Glen Rumbolt, Bruce Rumbolt, Leslie Rumbolt, Damian Rumbolt, all of Alberta, Chipper Rumbolt and Lonnie Rumbolt, both of Stephenville. Two sisters Ann Kent and Catherine Turner, forty-four grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Cynthia and daughters Rona and Mary. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon, June 11, with 2 p.m. mass from the Church of St. Stephen’s, West St., Stephenville with interment being made in the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery on the Hansen Highway.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

White, Douglas
Ontario Provincial
Police Constable
Long Sault Detachment
Ontario Provincial Police

Passed away suddenly at Penbroke General Hospital on Wednesday, March 28th, 1990 in his 46th year. Constable Douglas White of 800 Briar Hill Avenue, Cornwall, Ontario, beloved husband of Marguerite (nee Kent); beloved son of Margaret Gabriel and the late Douglas White, Senior of Stephenville, Nfld.; beloved father of Colleen, Cornwall, Ontario; beloved brother of Malcolm, Toronto, Ontario, Kirk of Stephenville, Nfld., Rosa (Mrs. Joseph Dollard), Mrs. Valda Bourgeois, both of Stephenville, Nfld., Genny (Mrs. Abe Coles), Hawkes Bay, Nfld., Mrs. Carlotta Loder, Grand Falls, Nfld., Mrs. Chrissy Norman, Labrador City, Labrador; dear friend of Herby and Hilda Waldroff, Cornwall, Ontario, If so desired, contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Nfld. would be appreciated by the family. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, April 3, at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen’s Parish on West. with interment in the Receiving Vault on the Hansen Highway. His remains are presently resting at Russell’s Funeral Home on Queen Street.
(Contributed by Cathie Grant & Gloria Bruce)

 

 

Page Submitted by Various Contributors

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2016)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

NOTE:
You can search the entire NGB site
by using the [Google] search below.

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]