FOLLETT, James Robert - Passed away suddenly at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, June 22, 2003, James Robert Follett, aged 62 years. Predeceased by his special aunt (February 2003) Abbie Crocker (Murran). Left to mourn his loving wife of 40 years Viola (Oliver); two special daughters: Sandra Sansome (Darrel) and Barbara Hunt (Terry); three precious grandchildren: Megan, Jonathan and Brady; special cousin Blanche Long, Florida; as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday and from 10 a.m.-12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral services 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 from Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Crohn`s and Colitis Foundation. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
FRENCH, Clarice (Gosse) - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, October 2, 2003, in the presence of her loving family, Clarice Christine French, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband Walter, 1990 and son Raymond, 2001. Leaving to celebrate her life, sons: Howard (Linda), Douglas (Sharon), Richard (Philomena); daughters: Patricia, Gwendolyn (Roy Andews), Eileen (Gordon Grace), Laura (John James), Beverley (Barry Strickland); sister Olive (Harold Davis); 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 1081 Topsail Road, 7-10 p.m. Thursday; 10-12 a.m., 2-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Friday; 10-12 noon Saturday. Funeral from Holy Innocent`s Church, Paradise, 2:00 p.m. Saturday. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Holy Innocent`s Church. Private inurnment to take place at a later date. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book. "Not lost in memory or in love, but safe in the Father`s Home above"
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MACDONALD - Don and Lisa (Sheppard) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious daughter Hailey Beth who was born November 24th at 12:36 a.m. at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary, AB., weighing 6 lbs. 4-1/2 ozs. Her safe arrival was watched over by her Poppy Sheppard from heaven. Proud grandparents are Rose Sheppard (Ocean Pond) and first time grandparents Dave and Eileen MacDonald (Torbay). Special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Sheppard for all their love and support.
BEATON, Marion Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away in Gander, on Sunday, November 30, 2003, in the presence of her loving family, Marion Elizabeth Beaton, formerly of Norris Arm North, aged 82 years. Predeceased by husband Bert. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son: Jim (Bernice) of Norris Arm North, NL; daughters: Marvella (Claude Hayter) of Norris Arm South, NL; Maisie (Otto Harding) of Stephenville, NL; Millicent (Guy Winsor) of Gander, NL; Evelyn (Roland Forward) of Gander, NL, and Christine (Martin Maltais) of Ottawa, ON; sister: Maude (Jim Anstey) of Nova Scotia; nineteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild; sisters-in-law: Gladys Hooper of Gander; Sylvia Menchenton of Grand Falls-Windsor; also a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at St. Marks Anglican Church, Norris Arm North. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, from St. Marks Anglican Church, Norris Arm North at 2 pm. Interment to follow at St. Marks Anglican Cemetery, Norris Arm North. Donations in Mrs. Beaton`s memory can be made to St. Marks Anglican Church, Norris Arm North. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander. Please visit www.staceysfuneralhome.com to sign our online guest book.
LEWIS, Bridget (nee Hynes) - We sadly announce the peaceful passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Bride Lewis (age 81 years) at her home in Avondale on Sunday, October 1, 2000. Predeceased by her husband James; children Mary and James; parents William and Selena Hynes; and brother Peter. Leaving to rejoice her life are children: Clarence (Agnes), Steve (Pat), Leo (Kit), Aloysius (Sis), Cyril (Winnie), Agnes (Jim), Rose (Cyril), Don (Carol Ann), Maureen, Dianne (Bill) and Sandra (Reg); sisters: Frances Kenney, Mary (Don Girvin), Agnes (Fred Alexander); brothers: Paul, Leonard, William (Monica) and Aloysius Hynes; sister-in-law Mary Lewis; 23 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; also a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 noon - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, at a time to be announced, from Assumption Church, Avondale. Interment will be in the family plot at Assumption Cemetery. "Never to be forgotten, her presence and love will remain to nourish the hearts and lives of her family."
HARVEY, Margaret S. - Passed peacefully away on May 31, 2002 in the presence of her family, Margaret S. Harvey. Predeceased by her husband Eric (1987) and brother Hugh Cairns (1997). Leaving to mourn two sons; Hugh (Donna) and Eric (Peggy); grandson Brian and other relatives and close friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 3, 2002 at 2 p.m. from St. Andrew`s (The Kirk), Long`s Hill. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice.
HEARN, Katherine R. - Formerly of Bay Bulls, Newfoundland. Passed away on August 2, 2003 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. Predeceased by her sisters May (Power), Anna (Cashin), Dorothy (McMahon) and her brothers Arthur, Ambrose and Samuel. She leaves to mourn many nephews and nieces. Funeral service at the Lady`s Chapel of St. Patrick`s Basilica, 454 Rene Levesque West, Montreal on Saturday, August 9, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Family will receive condolences at the Lady`s Chapel one hour prior to service. Interment at the Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe Claire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Benedict Labre House 1857, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3H 1J9, or to a charity of your choice.
NASH, Mary - Passed peacefully away at Placentia Health Care Centre on Tuesday, October 15, 2002, Mary Nash of Point Lance in her 91st year. Left to mourn are her devoted husband, James, special friend, Bridget Power, cousins Mary and Ella Lundrigan as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Point Lance on Tuesday and Wednesday. Funeral Mass to take place 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 17, 2002 at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Point Lance. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Bride`s. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia.
RICHARDS, Velda - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Center, Sunday, October 1st, 2000, Velda Richards (nee Holloway), age 88 years. Predeceased in 1990 by her husband Edwin. Left with precious memories and to mourn her loss, her sister Rebecca (Hughie) Mash and family, Oshawa, ON; her cousin Mae Holloway, St. John`s; her guardian and friend, Larry Short; Management and staff of A Superior Home Car Inc., Renea and Gloria Locke, Mary Pitcher; Home support workers: Marg Greening, Marie Lucas, Debbie Marshal, Pat Sweetapple, Joan Richards, Teresa Trainor; a number of relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4th, 2000 from Barrett`s Chapel. Cremation to follow with inurnment at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 5th, 2000 at General Protestant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the local SPCA.
BYRDE, Richard - Passed away at Placentia Health Care Centre, on Tuesday, June 19, 2001. Richard Byrde, age 71 years, of Freshwater, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by parents, Joseph and Jane Byrde. Leaving to mourn loving wife Hannah (Meade); daughters: Sheila Power (Pat), Freshwater, Jo-Ann Smith (Ignatius), Freshwater, Jane Mansfield (Tom), Boston, U.S.A.; son Gordon (Eleanor), Chamberlains; brother Michael Byrde (Monica); nieces, nephews; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home. Funeral Mass to take place 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2001 at Holy Rosary Parish Church, Freshwater. Interment to follow at Coombs Memorial Cemetery, Southeast Placentia.
HOOKEY, Roger Edward - Died suddenly July 29, 2003, Roger Edward Hookey, aged 47 years. Predeceased by brothers Paul, 1992 and David, 1998. Left to remember him, parents, Edward and Catherine; brother Brian (Judy); sisters: Donna Snow (Randy), Yvonne Wall (Brian), Pamela (George) and their families; special uncle and aunt, Jim and Edna Hookey, Brighton, ON; also a number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visiting hours were Friday 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. Funeral was held on Saturday, August 2nd at 9:30 a.m. from Caul`s Chapel. Cremation followed.
MURPHY, Jeanette Mary - 55, Halifax, passed away February 8, 2004, surrounded by angels at the VG Site, QEII. Born in Markland, NL, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary (King) Murphy. Jeanette touched a lot of lives through her work at the hospital and homecare. She was involved with the Big Sisters organization for many years. She will be sadly missed by son, Paul Martin, Kelowna, B.C.; brothers: Ron (Daphne) Murphy, Odessa, Ont.; Reg (Uli) Murphy, Morewood, Ont.; Wayne (Paulette) Murphy, Fort Francis, Ont.; Lester Murphy, Labrador City; Peter (Judy) Murphy, Thunder Bay, Ont.; sisters: Eleanor (John) Murphy, Prince George, B.C.; Bridie (Felix) Gambin, Grand Falls, NL; Diane (John) McGrath, Churchill Falls, Labrador. Cremation has taken place under the direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, Halifax. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Wednesday followed by funeral service at 2 p.m. in the J. Albert Walker Funeral Chapel, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, Rev. Richard Walsh officiating. Burial will take place in early summer in Newfoundland. Donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
ROWE, Charles John - Passed away suddenly after a brief illness on November 30, 2003. Charles John Rowe, a member of the Merchant Marines, aged 78 years. Predeceased by his wife Sarah and son Terry. Leaving to mourn his devoted companion, Angela England; daughters Theresa Kortun, Ajax, On.; Judy Glynn (Robert), Alice Williams (Chris); sons Gordon, David (Christine); stepson Wally (Mary Ann); grandchildren Tina, Terry, Mechelle, Nancy, Matthew, Nicholas, Nalicia, and Rachel; great-grandchildren Owen and Trenton; sisters Lillian and Eleanor (Clar); also a large circle of family and friends in Catalina and the Goulds. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Monday 4-10 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Funeral Service on Wednesday from St. Kevin`s Church, at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at St. Kevin`s Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BUTLER, Rev. Isaac, B.A., L.Th., - 95, Halifax, Nova Scotia passed away October 15, 2002 at the VG Site, QE II. Born in Greeleytown, Foxtrap, Conception Bay, Newfoundland, on October 11, 1907, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Jane (Dawe) Butler. He was a teacher for three years before deciding to enter the ministry. As an ordained priest, he served in parishes in Newfoundland (Twillingate, Fogo, Brigus-Salmon Cove, Bay St. George, Bay Roberts), and Nova Scotia (Mulgrave, Bible Hill, Digby-Weymouth, Westphal). He attended Bishop Feild College, St. John`s, before graduating from Queen`s Theological College, St. John`s, and Durham University, Durham, England. Throughout his ministry he used the Bible his friends had given him before leaving for Liverpool, England on the SS Nova Scotia in 1936. He met and married his devoted wife, June (Julia) Earle, in the parish of Fogo, Newfoundland where she was the organist of St. Andrew`s Church. In 1999, St. John`s Anglican Church, Westphal, N.S. honoured him on the 65th anniversary of his ordination. In days when roads were few and far between in Nfld, he carried out his ministry in widespread parishes by traveling on horse and sled, snowshoes, motorboats and dories, walking long distances, biking, by speeder (a small hand-propelled train car), and train. At various times during his ministry he filled many roles ranging from medical advisor in isolated outports to chairing school boards. In the latter role he was instrumental in the building of a consolidated high school on high ground near Bay Roberts, Newfoundland appropriately called Ascension Collegiate. His secret for a long and happy life was to walk every day, not only physically but also spiritually. He was ordained priest at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in St. John`s, Nfld by Bishop White in 1934. He was predeceased by brother Charles and sisters Rebecca and Jessie. Besides his loving wife of 62 years, he is survived by daughters Margaret (Ken) Mackenzie, Salt Spring Island, B.C., and Barbara, Halifax; and sons Bernard (Robina), Dartmouth and Geoffrey (Judi), Granville Ferry, N.S. He will also be sadly missed by grandchildren Erica and Stephen; Elena and Andrew; Bill and David; and Tegan, Kirsten, Leah, and Sean; by great-grandchildren Kendra, Matthew, and Ryan; and by nieces and nephews Ruby LeDrew, Ray (Dot) Bishop, Bert (Doris) Bishop of Kelligrews, Nfld, Daphne (Austin) Earle, St. John`s, and Dallas Buxbaum, Hallandale, Florida. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Rev. Isaac Butler will be held at All Saints Cathedral, Tower Road, Halifax at 11:30 A.M., Friday, October 18. Immediately following the service, a reception will be held in the Cathedral hall, and at 3:00 P.M. interment will take place at St. John`s Anglican Church, Westphal. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to Queen Elizabeth II Foundation, c/o Research Fund.
HEDDERSON, Francis Michael - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of a dear son and brother, Francis Michael Hedderson at the Health Sciences on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, aged 41 years. Predeceased by his Dad, Frank in 1979; grandparents Bernard and Josephine Hedderson; Mildred Anstey; uncles and aunts Tom and Jim Hedderson, Jim Edwards, Bill Dunphy, Gerry Noftall, Nell McDonald, Anna Poole, Peg Lynch, Mary Rochford, Bernadette Stevens. Left with beautiful memories his loving Mom, Mildred (Anstey); his beloved sister Paula (Paul), dear brothers and best friends Chris and Billy (Tracey) and a very special nephew Kyle Woolridge. Deeply saddened by his passing are uncles and aunts Betty, Hope, Bernie (Sue) Frank Rochford, Joan, Bill (Christine), Mike (Nancy), Ed (Gladys), Patricia (Lee), Cecilia (Ernest), John (Maxine), Tom (Rosemary), Jessie, Albert (Agnes), Tom (Bernie), Gerry (Mary), Grace Mercer, Gladys, Ron (Mary) Twohig. Great aunts and uncles James, Joseph, Henrietta, Frances, Sr. Cecilia and Sr. Rosari (Presentation Convent), as well as many wonderful relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 2 p.m. - 10 .p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, October 10, 2003, at 2 p.m. from Our Lady of the Snows Church. Interment to follow in theRoman Catholic Cemetery, Brigus.
MORRY, John Edgar - Passed away suddenly at his home in Holyrood on Wednesday, October 1st, 2003, John Edgar Morry, age 73 years. Predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth Morry; his brothers: Graham, Willie, Douglas, Gerald, Robert; his sisters: Lillian and Trix. Leaving to mourn with precious memories, his wife Emma (Barron) whom he lovingly cared for; his children: Brett, daughter-in-law Karen, grandchildren Sonia and Aleks in Texas; Lisa, son-in-law Jeff Vincent, granddaughter Emily in Halifax; Sean in British Columbia and Rick in Holyrood. He also leaves to mourn his brother Jack; his sisters: Mary Barron, Margaret Bulko, Ursula Kieley, Laura Williams, Sheila Morry and a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Dunphy`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral will take place on Monday, October 6, 2003 following 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Cross Church, Holyrood. Interment will be in the R.C. Cemetery, Ferryland. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to Holy Cross Memorial/Restoration Fund or to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.dunphysfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book. "In memory, a daily thought. In heart, a silent sorrow."
WILLIAMS, Randall J. - Passed away suddenly August 1, 2003, Randall Joseph Williams, age 57. Predeceased by his mother and father, Mary (Mollie) and Raymond Williams Sr. Brothers: Raymond Williams Jr. and Wade Williams; sister Mary (Mame) Cassidy. Leaving to mourn with precious memories his loving wife of 28 years, Rita (nee Tucker); sons Randy Jr., (Shelly), Mass., Rodney, Alberta; two precious grandchildren Eli and Ava; brothers: Fred (Linda) and Gerard; sisters: Shirley Kennedy (James), Bay Bulls, Millie Carey (John), Witless Bay, Lillian Norman (Ernie), Placentia, Lucy Bishop (Ronnie), Alta. Also a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Special friends Wally and Mrs. Bea Welykorski, St. John`s, also sadly missed by all his buddies at 'THE SHED.' Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Sunday August 3, 2003 at 2-4 p.m. Visitation for family and close friends. No flowers by request. Cremation to follow. Mass at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Bay Bulls, Monday, August 11, 2003 at 11 a.m.
SNOW, Wilbert - Passed peacefully away at Health Sciences Complex, St. John`s, on Monday, June 3, 2002, Wilbert Snow of Swift Current, aged 47 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Barbara of 16 years; daughters: Kelly and Rhonda, Swift Current; parents: Ronald and Eileen Snow; sisters: Elaine (Kirk Barrington), Swift Current, Una (Allan White), White Rock, B.C. and Janice (Barry Crocker), Swift Current; brother Edward (Amanda Barrington), Swift Current, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at United Church, Swift Current. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2002 from United Church, Swift Current with interment at United Cemetery, Swift Current.
COLLINS, Baxter - Passed away suddenly Sept. 9, 1999 at his home in Gambo, Baxter Collins, age 74 years. Leaving to mourn sons, Roy (Geri), Elmer (Mildred), Sam (Christine), Lew (Elizabeth) and Boom (Peggy); daughters, Rowena Noble, Ruby Greene (Leo), Joan Hounsell (Wayne) and Maxine Preston; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother Gordon Collins; sisters, Dorcas Lush and Maxine Fry; sister-in-law Mary Hartson (Adolph); brothers-in-law Ronald (Livina) Pinksen, Roderick (Bea) Pinksen, Eric (Elaine) Pinksen and Scott Pinksen; also a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Funeral service Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. at St. George`s Anglican Church. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery. No flowers by request.
SPRATT, Annie Josephine - Passed peacefully away on June 5, 2002 with her daughters at her side and under the loving care of the staff of 5th floor, South B, at the Health Sciences Centre. Beloved wife of the late Gerard Spratt and daughter of the late Anthony and Margaret (Squires) Walsh. Predeceased by her brother Gordon and wife Grace; brother Thomas and brother-in-law Maurice Kelly. She is survived by daughters: Doris (Doyle) Rose and Linda (Douglas) Collins; grandchildren: Doyle, Douglas (Susan), Heather (Micheal) Lawlor, Darren, Kenneth and Derek; great-grandchildren: Douglas Collins and Michael and Brandon Lawlor; sisters: Joan (Jim) Lynch and Bride Kelly; sister-in-law Mary Walsh; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at her daughter`s residence at 646 Empire Avenue, St. John`s. Visitation on Thursday, June 6 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, June 7, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s, Mundy Pond with interment to follow at Mount Carmel. No flowers by request; donations may be made to St. Teresa`s Memorial Fund or to a charity of one`s choice.