CHIPMAN, Chesley – Passed peacefully away on April 2, 2005, at the Glenbrook Lodge in St. John’s in the presence of his loving family, age 88 years. Predeceased by his devoted wife, Lucy Howell (1998) and son-in-law Paul Meehan (1996). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, two sons: Ed (Denyse) and Gerry (Linda); six daughters: Dorothy (E.J. Joy), Yvonne (Gord Kane), Marion Byrne, Toronto, Louanne (Gary Cranford), Jo Marie (John Philpott), Anita (Paul Buckingham); sixteen cherished grandchildren: Paul, Marc, Robin, Stephen, David, Gillian, Lori, Teri-Lynn, Bill, Michael, Shauna, Craig, Elizabeth, Stephen, Colin, Kayla and three great-grandchildren: Somerly, Scottie and Faith, as well as a large circle of family and friends, especially those of Glenbrook Lodge. Special thanks to the staff of Glenbrook Lodge for their care, compassion and professionalism given to our father. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Sunday and Monday from 12 noon – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, April 5th, 2005, 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 Glenbrook Lodge or a charity of ones choice.
Daniel Edward Corbett
CORBETT, Daniel Edward – Passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre on Thursday, April 28, 2005, surrounded by his loving family, Daniel Corbett, Retired Sgt. RNC, age 83 years. Predeceased by his parents, John and Annie (Costello) Corbett, his brother Jack and his sister Mary (Tom) Duggan. Leaving to celebrate his life with fond and loving memories, his loving wife Pat (nee Power), three sons: Danny (Jeanie), Bob (Judy), Tony (Leona); five daughters: Annette (Henry) Tchir, Maureen, Libby (Pat) Angel, Stephanie and Ashley; also a special sister-in-law Edith Corbett and nephew Jim (Linda) Corbett. Also fondly remembered by fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, as well as numerous sisters and brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive visitors at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, Friday, April 29th, and Saturday, April 30th, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 1st, from 12 noon – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held at Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge Road on Monday, May 2nd, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or the L.A. Miller, Palliative Care Unit.
COSTELLO, Pauline- Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on April 23, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer, Pauline Costello aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Joseph, March 23, 2003. Leaving to mourn her daughter Mary Lynn (Craig); sons: Jim (Ada), and Gerard (Isabella); granddaughters: Kyla and Jada; grandson Scottie; her brother Peter Power and also many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday April 27, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. from Corpus Christi Church. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
CROTTY, William – Passed peacefully away at his residence on April 22nd, 2005. William Crotty, aged 89 years. Predeceased by his sister Bridget Fowler (Michael); brothers Morris, Edward (Theresa) and John (Ann). Leaving to mourn brother Mike (Mary) and 6 nieces Mary (Michael), Gerri (Jim), Jean (Dave), Joanne (Robie), Elizabeth (Doug) and CarolAnne (Jeff); nephews John Crotty (Florena) and Bill Crotty; long list of great nieces and nephews including Dianne, Mellissa, Stephanie, Kathryn, Matthew, Joey, Ted, Michael and Tim; special friend Agnes Howlett; also other relatives and friends. Many thanks to Dr. Dan Malone, Doctors and Nurses at the Health Sciences, Paramedic’s, R.N.C., V.O.N. and Father Keith Goldrup. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visiation Sunday from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Service on Monday April 25th from Caul’s Chapel at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Victorian Order of Nurses.
Richard Patrick Dunne
DUNNE, Richard (Dick) Patrick — Passed peacefully away on April 25, 2005 at the Health Sciences Centre, Richard (Dick) Dunne, retired employee of Public Works Canada, aged 80 years. Predeceased by his first wife, Marie (Sinyard) in 1985; his brother: John and sisters: Margaret Dunne and Loretto Myrick. Leaving to mourn his wife, Minnie (Diamond); his children: Joanne Glassman (David Weeks), Michelle Power (John), Bryan (Kathleen Broders), and David (Dominique Langevin) of Vancouver; his grandchildren: Shaina and Stephen Glassman, Colin Power, Ritchie, Gavin and Cameron Dunne; his sister: Carmel Brown of Grand Falls-Windsor; the family of his first wife, Marie (Sinyard) and the Diamond/Hookey family; also, a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 10 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Friday, April 29, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius X R.C. Church. Cremation to follow. Interment to follow on Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Harbour Grace. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Nfld. Lung Association or the Harbour Grace Immaculate Conception R.C. Parish Restoration Fund.
Hollahan, Margaret (nee McGrath)-passed peacefully away at home surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday April 12, 2005, aged 71 years. Predeceased by her loving parents Andrew and Gladys McGrath; her loving husband Ronald and sister Mame Sawers. Leaving to mourn and lovingly missed by her sons Glenn (Nichole) and John (Ann Marie); sister Bette; brothers Gord (Ruby) and Mick; three granddaughters Ashlin, Rachael and Claudia; also nieces, nephews, and special friends Nance Baird, Shirl Tulk, Lena Jordan and Joan Kerwin along with a large circle of special friends and relatives. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, at St. John Bosco 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
JANES, Hubert – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, April 19, 2005, in his 60th year, surrounded by his wife Sheila (nee McGrath) of 37 years, his daughters Leona (Uriah Williams), Tywanna (Paul Carew); and son Hubert Janes Jr. (Tammy Day). Leaving to mourn seven grandchildren: Matthew, Benjamin, and Zachary Williams; Kylar Day-Janes; Natasha, Alexis and Evan Carew. Predeceased by mother Hazel and father Benjamin and ten sisters and brothers. Leaving to mourn brothers: Russell, Robert, Billy and Derek; sisters: Pearl, Linda, Juanita, Dorice and Betty; close friend Ed Walsh; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, Torbay. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Service on Thursday, April 21st, 2005, at 2:00 p.m.from Memorial United Church, Pouch Cove. Cremation to Follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Diabetes Association.
MARTIN, Josephine (Tina) nee Tobin- passed peacefully away the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre on April 17th, 2005 surrounded by loving children, brothers, sisters, brothers and sisters-in-law. Tina Martin aged 65 years. Predeceased by loving husband Maurice and parents Edward and Elizabeth Tobin. Left with treasured memories are daughters Heather (Bill) Pearce and Holly; son Stephen; two precious grandchildren Matthew and Jessica Pearce; devoted and loving members of the Tobin family: Jennie and John Whelan, Ed Tobin , Leo and Barbara Tobin, Elizabeth and Joe Holden, Pat Tobin (Glenda Noseworthy), Mary and Wayne Spurrell, Bill and Sonya Tobin, Geraldine and Tom Kirwin, Margaret Tobin and husband Wayne Madden, Ann-Marie Tobin, Danny Tobin (Katrina Flynn), life time friend Madonna MacDonald; also many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special thanks for all the love and support from Dr. Kara Laing and Dr. Sheilagh McGrath; also special thanks to staff of the Palliative Care Unit, L.A. Miller Centre. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation on Monday from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 12 noon – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Patrick St. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre or the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Center Palliative Care Unit.
Margaret M. Martin
Martin, Margaret M. (Ryan). Passed peacefully away Saturday, April 9th, 2005, at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home in the presence of family and close friends, Margaret (Ryan) Martin, formerly of Red Island, Placentia Bay, in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Jean-Paul, sisters Elizabeth Barry, Nellie Fitzpatrick, and brothers Frank, Pat and Bill Ryan. Leaving to mourn her sister, Anne Doyle (Codroy Valley), sisters- in-law Lizzie Ryan (Placentia), Josephine Ryan (Stephenville) and Emmie Ryan (Bishop’s Falls); a large number of nieces and nephews, and devoted friends Rita Bursey and Marianne Gossip. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10th. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, April 11th, 9:30 am, at St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent. The family would like to express sincere thanks to the staff and pastoral care team on 3 North at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home for their kindness and professional care during the past year.
Anna Christina Matchim
MATCHIM, Anna Christina (Stamp) – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, April 15th, 2005, age the age of 58, after a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Douglas and son Stephen (Jennifer); brother Ron (Marge), Bob (Marina), Marg (Fred Walsh), Anita, Rita, David (Kay); mother-in-law Ivy Matchim; brother-in-law Bob (Joan) and sister-in-law Suzanne (John O’Neill); special niece Marian Doyle (Gary) along with a number of nieces, nephews and close friends. Anna had a long career as a teacher, most recently at St. Francis of Assisi, Outer Cove. Her aim through the years was to have touched a chord with her many students so that they could achieve their best. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitaiton Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, April 19th, 2005, at 10 a.m. from St. Kevin’s Church, Goulds. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of ones choice.
Elizabeth Anne McGrath
McGrath, Elizabeth Anne – July 31, 1932 – April 23, 2005. Woman of Letters. Mother of James, Anne, Elizabeth, and Joanna. Grandmother to Emily, Robbie, Leah, Alex and Elizabeth. Daughter of Dr. James McGrath and Anita Kearney McGrath. Sister of John, Sheila, Mary, Janet, Leslie, Antonia, Carol, Robin, Kearney and the late Seamus. Also family and friends to a multitude. No visitation by request. Funeral Mass on Wednesday April 27 at St. Patrick’s Church 11:30 a.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Apostolate of Sister Margie Conroy, for the education of children in Kenya and Uganda. Contributions payable to The Ladies of the Sacred Heart at Halifax may be directed care of Ms. June O’Brien, 1455 Summer St., Halifax, NS, B3H 4L6.
Mary M. Mercer
MERCER, Mary M. (nee Glynn) – Passed peacefully away at Chancellor Park on Friday, April 01, 2005, Mary Margaret Mercer, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband William F. (2001) and daughter-in-law Cabrini (1991). The last surviving child of her parents, Anthony and Mary Glynn of Bay Bulls, she was predeceased by brothers Michael, John, Bill and Anthony, and sisters Queen Maloney and Annie Beazley. Left with fond and loving memories are her son Wayne (wife Ann, and her son Mark), brother-in-law Hector Mercer (Sadie), and her only God-child and special niece, Betty Williams. Also left to mourn her passing are a large number of other relatives and friends, especially Reg (Irene) Sutton, Don (Theresa) Sutton, Vera Broderick, and lifetime neighbour Helen Penney. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. In celebration of her life a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 4th, at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church, Mundy Pond Road, St. John’s. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Topsail Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Mary’s memory made be made to the Society of the Little Flower or to a charity of one’s choice.
MURRAY, Gerald – Passed peacefully away after a short illness at the Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, April 3rd, 2005. Gerald Murray, of Pouch Cove, aged 82. Predeceased by brothers John and Daniel and sister Nora. Leaving to mourn loving wife of 59 years, Alice; two daughters Lillian (Roy) Bannister and Agnes (Wayne) Knight; four sons: Pat, Kevin (Carm), Tom (Geraldine), Bryan (Marge); brothers: Dave (Marie) Connors, William (Loretta) Connors; sisters: Veronica Willis, New Hampshire; Jean (Johnny) Warywoda, Cambridge, Ontario; Josephine (Gerald) Boyle, Rochester, New Hampshire; sister-in-law Marion Oliver; brothers-in-law: John (Kay) Oliver, Pat (Rita) Oliver; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; special nieces and nephews and a large circle of friends. Special thanks to the staff of 4 South A, HSC. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, TORBAY. Visitation Monday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. -10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, April 6th, 2005, at 11 a.m. from St. Agnes’ Church, Pouch Cove. Interment to follow at St. Agnes’ Cemetery, Pouch Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
O’NEIL, Alice – Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, April 19, 2005, age 87 years. Predeceased by mother and father, James and Agnes, brother Patrick and sister Mary Antle. Leaving to mourn her sister Margaret O’Neil, nephews Dave Antle and Gerry O’Neil, as well as other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Tuesday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday, April 21st, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.