Sarah Ann Stamp
STAMP, Sarah Ann — Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex on Tuesday, November 16, 2004, Sarah Ann Stamp (nee Martin), in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Richard (1992); grandchildren: Marion, David, Richard and Jeremy Scott (1983); son-in-law David Scott; daughter-in-law Anne Stamp; sisters Mary O'Brien, Agnes Everson; brothers: Thomas, Patrick, Jack and Andrew Martin. Leaving to mourn daughters: Frances Scott, Dolores (June Hawco), Philomena (Willie Power), Brenda (Pat Squires), Justina (John Woodfine), Jacqulina (Bob Whitten), Bobbie (Ron Follett); sons: Cyril, Andrew, Douglas (Phyllis), Richard (Marilyn), Martin (Dianne), Bill, Tony (Virginia); thirty-seven grandchildren; forty great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; special niece: Bun Neary; sisters-in-law: Sarah Hogan, Margaret Stamp, Kay Martin; brother-in-law: Edgar Stamp; daughters-in-law: Mary and Kathy; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 20, 2004, at a time to be announced from St. Michael's Church, Flatrock. Interment to follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Flatrock.
Mary Catherine Summers
SUMMERS, Mary Catherine (née Veitch) - Passed peacefully away on Saturday, November 20, 2004. Predeceased by her husband, A. Vincent, her sister, Sr. M. Assumpta, R.S.M., five brothers, Edward, Cyril, James, Philip and John. Leaving to mourn her daughters, Joan Mary Walsh and Ann (Bob) Marshall, her special granddaughter, Anne Marie MacIntosh, seven other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sister, Sr. M. Celine, R. S. M., and sister-in-law Gertrude Veitch.
Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday from 12 noon – 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Kennedy and the staff of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home for their professional and compassionate care.
TAPPER, Clara – Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles- Escasoni Complex on Monday, November 15, 2004, Clara Tapper, age 92 years. Predeceased by her parents, George and Mary. Left to mourn her sisters: Madeline Perella, New Jersey , Betty Halzman (Bill), Long Island, New York, Sr. Eugenie (St. Patrick’s Convent, St. John’s); sisters-in-law: Mary, Annie and Gen Tapper, Torbay; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and former pupils. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Tuesday from 12 noon – 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 18th, 2004, at 10 a.m. from Holy Trinity Church, Torbay. Interment to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Main Road, Torbay. Donations in her memory may be made to Holy Trinity Parish Fund, Torbay.
Mary T. Westcott
WESTCOTT, Mary T. – Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on November 18th, 2004, Mary T. Westcott, aged 83 years. Left with fond and loving memories sons: Harold Rockwood of New York and Dermot Westcott (Viola) of Tegucigalpa, Honduras; grandchildren: Jason, Wesley (Jennifer), Angela and Joshua; sister Ann Michael of St. John’s; brother Joe Rockwood of Ontario; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Sunday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Monday, November 22nd, 2004, at 2 p.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Children’s Feeding Centre, Honduras,
ASHLEY, Beatrice (nee O’Leary) – Passed peacefully away at the Glenbrook Lodge on Tuesday, October 5th, 2004, age 78 years. Predeceased by her husband, John. Leaving to mourn her two sisters: Evelyn Power and Eileen Hartery; her brother Gordon O’Leary, as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Upon her request, Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service on Thursday, October 7, 2004, at 2:30 p.m. from Caul’s Chapel.
BOLAND, Edward — Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family on October 1st, 2004, Edward Boland, aged 79 years of St. John's. Son of the late Michael & Mabel (Spry) Boland. Predeceased by his wife Gertrude, brother James, sisters Cecilia Doyle, Alice Hollett and Catherine Doyle. Leaving to mourn are his children: Leo (Maggie) of Avondale, Elizabeth Goldsworthy (Ross) of Calgary, Edward (Philomena), Joan Young (Derrick), Frank (Shirley), Frances Dollimont, all of St. John's, Pat (Daphne) of Mount Pearl, Francine Abbott (Dennis), Musgrave Hr., Cathy Goodland (Gerard), Julia Boland of Dartmouth, N.S. and Patricia Boland of C.B.S. Also leaving to mourn, his brother Leo (Joyce) of Halifax; 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home on Saturday, October 2, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday, October 3, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Monday, October 4, 2004 from St. Teresa's Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of one's choice.
James Thomas Brennan
BRENNAN, James Thomas (Jim) – Passed peacefully away at his residence, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, October 23rd, 2004, aged 67 years. He was surrounded by his loving wife and family. He is predeceased by his mother and father, Ida and John Brennan, mother and father-in-law, Mary and William Smith, and a number of Brennan, Hann and Smith family members. Leaving to mourn his devoted wife of 47 years, Marie (nee Smith); eight children: Rhonda (Leo McDonald), Donna, Wade, Jimmy (Bonnie), Mary (Bob Gardiner), Sandra (Kevin Chafe), Blair (Renee) and Jacky. He is forever loved by his 18 grandchildren and one great-grand child. He will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters; Walter (Madonna), John (Stella), Ann (Don White), Mary (Ambrose Williams), Viola (Bob Candow), Helen (Gerry Boland); his sisters-in-law Alice Whelan, Margie Barratt, Helen Fullington, Kit Brennan, Edna Hann and Aunt Vi and Uncle Jack Bailey. He will be missed by a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends and neighbours, especially Betty and Joe Frampton and special son-in-law Don Cox. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made in his memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Sunday, October 24th, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Monday, October 25th, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 26th, at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin’s Church, Goulds. Burial to follow at St. Kevin’s Cemetery.
BUCKINGHAM, Dermot — Passed peacefully away after a lengthy illness on October 26, 2004, at the Health Sciences Centre, Dermot Buckingham, aged 60 years. Predeceased by his parents, Edward and Anne and brother: Herbert. Leaving to mourn are his three sisters: Margaret, Agnes (Degan), Dallas, Texas, and Anne Crotty (Frank); five brothers: John (Elaine), Edward (Helen), Phillip (Carolyn), Calgary, Alberta, Joseph (Helen), Brampton, Ont. and Brendan (Sandra); special friends Lorena and Mary Whelan and Kevin and Lorraine Kerwin; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, on Wednesday, October 27 from 8 pm - 10 pm and Thursday, October 28 from 2 pm - 5 pm and 7 pm - 10 pm. Funeral Mass to take place on Friday, October 29 from Mary Queen of the World Church at 10:30 a.m., with a private family inurnment at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory can be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center or to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Mary Queen of the World.
BURKE, Elizabeth (nee White) – Passed peacefully away on Friday, October 8th, 2004, at the Health Sciences Centre, Elizabeth Burke, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Thomas, 1986. Leaving to mourn five sons: John, Alberta; Myles, Labrador City; Kevin, Ontario; Tony, Ontario; Keith (Michelle), St. John’s; two daughters: Peggy (Wallace Critch), St. John’s; Patricia (Patrick Doyle), St. John’s; three sisters: Norma, Kay and Bride, Ontario; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and care-givers Mary McCarthy and Debbie Hearn. At her request, cremation has taken place. Funeral Service on Monday, October 11th, 2004, at 12 noon from Caul’s Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. No flowers by request.
Cecil L. Byrne
BYRNE, Cecil L. – Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Home on October 10th, 2004, Cecil Lawrence Byrne, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his parents John and Stella (Kehoe); brother Ray Byrne; sister Mary (Downs) Byrne and brother-in-law Frank Gallagher. Leaving to mourn his children: Diane (Neal) Jackman, Judy, Carol (Gerry) Pratt, Bobbi (Jim) Gosse, Kelly and John (Hilary); brother Ed (Maureen); sister Cicely; brother-in-law Herb Downs; grandchildren: Arthur and Angela Jackman, Megan Gosse, Lindsey and Holly Pratt and Teghan Byrne; great-grandchildren: Haley and Madison Jackman and Jean-Luc Nossereau. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 12th, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from The Basilica. Cremation to Follow. Inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
Laura Mary Byrne
BYRNE, Laura Mary (Hunt) — Formerly of Conche, passed peacefully away surrounded by family and friends at her son's residence, Tuesday, October 25th. Predeceased by her husband Bernard, parents Tom and Ellen Hunt, brothers Herbert and Leo, sister Doreen and grandson Michael. Leaving to mourn 16 children: Maude (Frank), Donna (Ed), Toni, Don (Ida), Victor (Lucy), George (Alice), Kevin (Donna), Bernie (Gertie), Barry (Bertha), Jacinta (Rick), Goretti (Gary), Terry (Theresa), Jude (Delight), Millie (Bernie), Andy (Karen), Bill, 37 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters Mary and Carmel and brother Patrick, many relatives and numerous friends. Visitation was held at Caul's Funeral Home, Tuesday, October 26th. Funeral Services will take place at Sacred Heart Church in Conche with interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery on Friday, October 29th. As an expression of sympathy, donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society and /or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Helen F. Connors
CONNORS, Helen F. (Carew)- Passed away on October 17, 2004, aged 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Bernard, daughter Agnes, son Jack and granddaughter Renee, sisters Norah, Theresa and Margaret, brothers-in-law Paddy, Gus, Del and Jim. Leaving to mourn Bryan (Donna), Jerome (Gladys), Bernie (Debbie), Theresa (Dick), Joe (Eleanor), brother-in-law Lawrence (Lizzie), sister-in-law Stella, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, Torbay, Monday 12:00 noon-10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral service from St. Agnes Church, Pouch Cove on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 at 2 p.m. Flowers greatly accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.
CONNORS, Josephine (nee Connors) - passed away suddenly Sunday October 24, 2004 at the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex. Josephine Mary Connors, age 72, born October 14, 1932 in Pouch Cove. Predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Margaret; brothers Dan and Thomas; sisters Jane Norman, Anne Schultz and Margaret Connors; granddaughters Kimberly and Courtney. Beloved mother of Anne Marie Fortune, Lower Island Cove; William and Kevin (Johanne) Nova Scotia; Mike (Glynis) and Shawn (Nichole), Ontario; Maureen Dugal (Roger); Fitzgerald ; Jackie Crowley (Dan); and JoJo Connors, St. John’s; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Alice Shea (predeceased by Ambrose), Pouch Cove, Helen Baker (Joe) Nova Scotia; Sister-in-law Eileen Connors; brothers Val (Mary) Vince; and Tom (Sheila), Pouch Cove. Visitation at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay on Monday, October 25, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Tuesday, October 26th, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Wednesday, October 27th, from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 27th, 2004, at 2 p.m. from St. Agnes’ Church, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow at St. Agnes’ Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow at St. Anges’ Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
DOWNEY, Robert - Passed peacefully away at Dr. Towmey Medical Center, Botwood on Tuesday October 26, 2004. Robert Downey, WW II Veteran, age 91 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine. Leaving to mourn his son David (Winnie) Downey, his daughter Teresita (Joseph) Dziadura, six grandchildren, Robert and Courtney Downey and Catherine-Sarah, Christina, Cassandra and Joseph Dziadura; sisters in law Annie, Genevive, Sr. Rosalie, Frances, Gertrude (Richard) Roche; many nephew's, nieces and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, October 30th, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Patrick’s Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Twomey Centre, Botwood.
Barbara Ann Druken
DRUKEN, Barbara Ann (nee Murphy) - Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Sunday October 10, 2004, Barbara Ann Druken (Nee Murphy) age 46. Predeceased by her father Bill; mother Blanche; sister Dorothy (Dot) and father-in-law William (Harry) Druken. Left with fond and cherished memories are her husband Bill; sons Johnathan and Mitchell; brothers John (Patsy) Murphy, Gary (Christine) Murphy and Kevin Murphy; sisters Mary Boudreau (Michael Murphy), Geraldine (Gary) Day and Elizabeth (Donald) Pardy; brothers-in-law Pat Dinn and Stephen (Karen) Druken; sisters-in-law Marilyn (Gary) Tulk, Karen Druken, Pamela Druken (Chesley Yetman) and Judy (Donald) Scott; mother-in-law Ann Gertrude Druken; special friends Bernadette and Rose; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, October 13th, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road. Interment to follow Kilbride Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the charity of ones choice.