PENNEY, John F. "Jack" - Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, September 27, 2000, John F. "Jack" Penney of Carbonear, age 80 years. Predeceased by parents: Lockhart and Flora Penney. Leaving to mourn: wife Norma; one son Tolson (Adele), Moncton, NB; three daughters: Gwenanne (Richard) King, Carbonear, Winifred (Frank) Noel, St. John`s and Kathryn "Kate" (John) Rorke, St. John`s; eight grandchildren: Jonathan and Trevor Penney, Katherine and Tim King, Laura and Becci Noel, Jacquie and Amy Rorke; one great-grandchild Cassandra King; three sisters: Winifred Pike Pelley, Gander, Bernice (Frank) Bartlett, St. John`s and Ruth Penney, Bridgewater, NS; special cousin Jesse Parsons, Carbonear; special nephew Douglas Penney; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12:00 noon Saturday, September 30. Funeral to follow at 2:00 from Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Cremation to follow after the funeral service. Inurnment to take place on Sunday, October 1 at 3:00 p.m. from Bethany United Cemetery, Carbonear. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, NF and Labrador Division. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
McGUIRE, Lianne Laura (nee Cluney) - Passed peacefully away in Edmonton, Alberta, October 12, 2002, surrounded by loved ones, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Leaving to mourn husband Doug; three daughters, Tammy (Jon), Priscilla and Candace; two granddaughters, Bella and Kendra; her parents, Fred and Hazel Cluney of Kelligrews; nine sisters; five brothers and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place in Edmonton, Alberta. Special thanks to Daphne for her devoted loving care to Lianne.
McCLURE, Elizabeth (Betty) - Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Saturday, October 19, 2002. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, July 14, 1917. Daughter of the late Robert and Ethel Simms; sister of Dr. Robert Simms and Dr. Douglas Simms, both of St. John`s, Newfoundland. Survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Rear Admiral Donald McClure, C.D. (RCN Ret`d); and five loved and loving children, Joan (Ed Ronsyn), David (Kathleen McMahon), Barbara (Gerry Stanton), Carol (Ray Woltman) and Christian (Paul Belanger). Cherished grandmother of Kelly Gillissie (Troy Finley), Jill Gillissie (Troy Rogala), Dan (Susan Witteveen), Krista and Julie McClure; Christopher (Suzanne Coffin), and Kerri-Lynn Stanton; Gregory and Heather Woltman, Michelle, Joey, Adam and Robbie Belanger. Great-grandmother of Samantha and Haley Finley, Liam Gillissie and Harrison Stanton. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2313 Carling Ave. (west of Carlingwood) Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday to St. Basil`s Church (Rex Ave.) for Mass of Christian Funeral at 10:30 a.m. Interment Beechwood National Military Cemetery. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. T. Faloon, doctors, nurses and technicians of the Ottawa Hospital General campus for their competent and compassionate care of Betty for the past three weeks. In memoriam donations to the Willow Breast Cancer Support and Resource Services or the charity of personal choice would be much appreciated by the family.
BRETT, Kathleen May - Passed peacefully away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on September 27, 2000, Kathleen May Brett in her 80th year. Predeceased by husband Mark, 1991. Left with loving memories are sons: Sterling and wife Joyce of Benton, Merle and wife Theresa of St. Anthony, David and wife Marjorie of Gander, Kevin and wife Peggy of Halifax; daughters: Judy and husband David Mercer of Grand Falls, Sybil and husband Ed Carberry of Gander, Carol Brett and John Skynner of Ottawa; fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place Friday, September 29, 2000 from St. Martin`s Anglican Church, Gander. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the St. Martin`s Anglican Church Flower Fund. Arrangements entrusted through Stacey`s Funeral Home, Gander.
MURPHY, Constance (Connie) - Passed away at the Health Sciences Center, St. John`s, Monday, June 18, 2001, Constance Murphy (Connie), aged 47 years, of Ship Harbour. Predeceased by her father Patrick and brother Thomas. Loved and remembered by her mother Jane Ann at the Lion`s Manor Nursing Home, Placentia; sisters: Mary King (Michael), Fox Harbour, Elizabeth Griffiths (Michael), Shirley White (Tim), Ship Harbour; brothers: Patrick (Blanche), Gordon (Irene), Ship Harbour; sister-in-law Maria Murphy, Ship Harbour; special foster sister Pauline Philpott (Fred), St. John`s and foster brother Edward O`Dea, Ship Harbour; aunt Alice Griffiths, Fox Harbour; nieces and nephews: Michelle, Steven, Marc, Shawn, Meghynn, Kimberley, Tim, Jessica, Cheryl, Jon-Paul, Gord, Stephanie, Lisa, Liam, Cindy, Alyssa, Anthony, Tommy, Brett, Paddy and Stacey; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia. Funeral Mass to take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2001 at St. Theresa`s Church, Ship Harbour. Interment to follow at Ship Harbour Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the charity of one`s choice.
DOLSON, Shirley Louise - Passed peacefully away on September 6, 1999, Shirley Louise Dolson. Leaving to mourn with happy memories, her six girls: Heather Tibbo (Graham), Julie Nurse, Jane Hildebrand (Jim), Elizabeth O`Brien (Robert), Alison Sturge (Howard), and Aaron Peach; twelve bustling grandchildren: Laura, Ben, Sarah, Tim, Jeremy, Carleigh, Nicholas, Adam, Kate, Kristen, Corey, and Jenna. Besides her girls, she leaves to mourn her family: Doug Dolson (Margaret), Ted Dolson (Vera), Winnie Stremble (Edgar), Audrey Porter, Ken Dolson (Peggy). Also remembered by her sisters-in-law: Alice, Rose, and Flo Dolson. Predeceased by her parents: Harold and Rose Dolson; brothers: Albert, Earl, and Robert Dolson; son-in-law, Harvey Nurse; brother-in-law, Max Porter; sister-in-law, Dorothy Dolson. Resting at the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews, on Thursday, from 11 to 12, 2 to 5, 7 to 9; Friday, 10 to 12. A celebration of her life will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, Topsail, at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 1999. Private family interment. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
VAVASOUR, Charles Victor - 84, of Tideways, Wolfville passed away June 17, 2001 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in St. John`s, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Ernest and Blanch (Dingle) Vavasour. He was a member of the Church Lads Brigade before enlisting in 1940 with the 166 Field Regiment of the Royal Artillery to serve overseas in North Africa and Italy. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #56 St. John`s, Nfld.; the Travelers Association, Nfld.; and the Avalon Masonic Lodge, St. John`s, Nfld. The Anchorman Chorus and the Singing Legionnaires, of St. John`s, Nfld.; The Barbershop Chorus and The Dukes of Kent, Kentville. He is survived by his loving wife Doris Harvey (Dawe); sons: James, Carbonear, Nfld., Gerald, Windsor, NS; grandson James Charles, Texas; special niece Susan Jane, Waverley; and many more nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by sisters Ruth Johnston and Betty Oakley. Cremation has taken place. A private committal and a Royal Canadian Legion Service will be held in the St. John Anglican Cemetery, Wolfville at a later date. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NS. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville.
KENT, Kathleen (nee Slade) - Passed suddenly but peacefully away at Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island, on April 9, 2001, age 81 years. Leaving to mourn with loving memories, husband Jack; three daughters: Kay Kent, Cambridge, Ontario, Sheree Major (Rick), Brantford, Ont., Alana Walters (Robert), Cambridge, Ont.; seven sons: John Jr. (Gloria), Ireland, Gordon (Paula), Cambridge, Ont., Bill (Linda), St. Philips, Joe (Lorraine), Tony (Diane), Barry, friend Mona, Mario (Donna), all at Cambridge, Ont.; one brother David Slade; two sisters: Anna, Angeline; 23 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home with visitation on Friday, April 13, 2001 and until the Funeral Mass on Monday, April 16, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Michaels Church. Interment to follow in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
WILLS, Gert (nee Newell) - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Monday, April 7, 2003, age 71 years. Leaving to mourn five sons: Walter (Shirl), Don (Linda), Dave (Belinda), Jerry, Ron (Pearl), Florida; two daughters: Linda, with whom she resided; and Debbie Caswell (Art); nineteen grandchildren; three great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; brother Albert Newell (Louise); as well as a number of relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday, April 9th, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to the Lung Association.
STURGE, Hubert - 80 of Wesleyville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at Brookfield Hospital. Predeceased by parents, John and Alfreda Sturge; and brother Kenneth. Leaving to mourn with many cherished memories, loving and devoted wife, Winnifred; also leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughters, Lorraine (Paul Miller), Joan (Morgan Stockley), Patsy (Wayne Pickford), all of Mount Pearl and Danette (Ernest Stokes) of Wesleyville; sisters, Janie (Eldon Kean) of Pound Cove and Marie (Fred Stockley) of Mississauga, Ont.; seven cherished grandchildren, Krista and Stephen Miller, Travis and Justin Pickford, Joshua and Jared Stokes and Janelle Stockley; mother-in-law Winnie Sturge of Wesleyville and many other relatives and friends. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, October 22 at 2 p.m. from the Jubilee United Church, Wesleyville with Capt. Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Wesleyville. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Salvation Army Citadel Fund, Wesleyville. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Kittiwake Funeral Home, Pound Cove-Musgrave Harbour. *SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS*
COMERFORD, Christopher N.G. - Passed away suddenly on June 3, 2002 in Scarborough, Ontario, at age 55. Beloved son of Margaret and the late William B. Comerford of St. John`s, Nfld. Survived by his brothers: Bill (Marilou) of Ottawa, Doug and Garry (Anne) of St. John`s, Derick (Jean) of Brampton and sisters: Mary Beth (Greg Twining) of St. John`s and Cathy of Hamilton. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at ANDREWS COMMUNITY FUNERAL CENTRE, BRAMALEA CHAPEL, 8190 Dixie Road (north of Steeles Ave.) (905)456-8190 on Wednesday, June 5 from 7- 9 p.m. Funeral to take place in St. John`s, date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GRANDY, Hubert Jesse - Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on September 30, 2001, Mr. Hubert Jesse Grandy of Garnish, in his 92nd year. Predeceased by son Melvin. Leaving to mourn wife Ida; daughter-in-law Joan, Mt. Pearl; grandchildren: David, Vancouver, British Columbia, Lisa and husband Dean Barnes, Mount Pearl; one great-grandchild Mitchell Barnes; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be conducted by Rev. Robert Peddle at St. Giles Anglican Church in Garnish at a time and date to be announced. Interment St. Giles Anglican Cemetery in Garnish. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery Fund.
RYAN, Thomas Edward - Aged 71. Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre after a short battle with cancer. Predeceased by his mother and father, Marie and William Ryan; mother and father-in-law, Elizabeth and Frank Rodgers; son Frank; and sisters Ethel Hannaford and twin sister Lucy Walters. Leaving to mourn his wife Betty (Rodgers); his children, Sharon Corcoran (John), Bill (Carol), Tony (Sherri), Connie and Michelle; daughter-in-law Trudy Ryan; sisters, Marion Carroll, Annie Foley, and Marg Walters (Gus); brothers-in-law, Bob Rodgers, and Bill Walters; and sister-in-law Jean Bastow (John); grandchildren, B.J., Frankie, Ryan, Christopher, and Justin. Also very special friends Connie Norman and Michelle Duggan. Also leaving to mourn, a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road on June 2 and 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Teresa`s Church on Munday Pond Road on Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. "The World`s most caring and giving Husband, Father and Brother"
GILLETT, Ada (nee Ackerman) - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Thursday, February 05, 2004, in the presence of he loving family, Ada Gillett age 91 years. Predeceased by her husband Maxwell; brother Caleb Ackerman and sister Gertrude March. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters: Barbara Hinchey (Morgan) and Dorothy Munroe (Russell), Halifax; sons: Douglas (Judith), Halifax and David (Marcella) and a very special great-granddaughter Alison Hinchey, as well as her loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Ada was awarded life time membership to the UCW, George Street United Church. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10-12 noon. Funeral service to take place on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick`s Mercy Home Foundation. Messages of condolences may be forwarded to www.carnells.com.
CLARKE, William James - September 26, 1941 - October 1, 2001. Passed peacefully away at his home surrounded by his loving family, William James Clarke of Markland, age 60 years. Predeceased by his mother Susannah; father Lionel; sisters: Gloria and Ruby. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Carol; sons: Richard (Eanie), Stephen (Tonya); daughters: Lorraine (Chris), Sharon (Scott), Terri-Lynn and Lori; two granddaughters: Rebecca and Tiffany; three grandsons: Coady, Dakota and Lukas; five brothers: Elwood (Phyllis), Lionel (Cora), Augustus (Bernice), Wilson (Vivian), Ralph (Dale); five sisters: Georgina Vokey (Fred, deceased), Gladys Gosse (Karl), Olive Traverse (Con), Millie Gosse (Lloyd), Ella Upshall (Arnold); also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Cabot Avenue, Whitbourne. Funeral service will be held at the United Church, Markland on Wednesday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the United Cemetery, Markland.
CURNEW, George - Passed peacefully away at Dr. Walterman Hospital, Bell Island on May 31, 2002, age 66 years. Leaving to mourn very special friend Edna, ten children; Barbara (Stan), Lisa (Gary) both of St. John`s, Brenda, Halifax, Veil (Kim), Ken (Karen), Bernard, all of Bell Island, George (Vivian), Halifax, Curtis (Lisa), Kitchener, Ont., Michael (Stephanie), Brantford, Ont., Perry (Sara), Kitchener, Ont.; fifteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren, four brothers, three sisters, two aunts, Ethel Fowler, Ursula Mugford, as well as many other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass with cremains on Monday, June 3, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Michaels Church, interment in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
BAMBRICK, COLBERT - GILBERT, Karen- Passed away January 29, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer in the presence of her loving family, Karen Colbert-Gilbert, 42. Predeceased by her son Brant, January 21, 1998. Left to mourn husband Ivan; daughter Meghan; step-son Joseph; parents: Joseph Colbert and Rosalie Colbert; sisters: Barb (Randy Aspell), Diane (Ken White), Michelle (Wayne Ward); brother Joseph Colbert Jr. (Peggy); extended family, Hubert and Pearl Gilbert and families; nieces and nephews: Lori, Jacinta and Brittany Aspell, Melissa and Kyle White, Michaela Colbert, Cassandra and John Colbert; aunts and uncles: Cyril Colbert (Deloris), Essie Hutchings, Mary Ellen Kavanagh (Aiden), Ethel Hynes (Joe); special friends: Barb Greening and Ruth Colbert. Sharing also in our time of sorrow are her many friends of Buchans and the Southern Shore. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Friday, January 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral Mass 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael`s Church, St. Michael's. "Angels Among Us"
WOODFORD, William - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his family on Wednesday, September 8, 1999, at St. Clare`s Palliative Care, William Woodford, Lakeview, Harbour Main, aged 73 years. Predeceased by his son Dominic 1988. Leaving to mourn his wife of 47 years, Beth (nee Kelly); two sons: William (Cherie) and Edward; two daughters: Rose Trahey (Harold) and Kelly; seven grandchildren: Tracey Lynn, Harold, Angie, and Trevor Trahey; Betty Rose, Christopher and Brandon Woodford; two sisters: Frances, New Jersey; Carmel, Hamilton, Ontario; two sisters-in-law: Agnes Hawco and Mary Gushue; two special friends: Heather Dalton and Harry Tulk; also, other relatives and friends. Resting at Hickey`s Funeral Home, Holyrood. Funeral to take place on Saturday, September 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Church, Harbour Main. Interment in the R.C. Cemetery, Chapel`s Cove.
BURGESS, Bertha S. - Passed peacefully away at Labrador City on Sunday, August 4, 2002, Bertha S. Burgess of Carbonear, age 81 years. Predeceased by husband: J. Charles; brothers: Wallace and Gordon; sisters: Vida and Gwendolyn; sister-in-law: Myrtle Burden. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Gwen (Wayne) Hiscock, Labrador City and Cairine (Wayne) Thistle, Carbonear; two sons: Keith (Katherine), Wabush and Gary (Janet), St. John`s; ten grandchildren: Alec (Jennifer), Rob, Vanessa, Lori (Dennis), Trudy (Greg), Amanda, Melanie, Andrea, Mark and Samantha; five great-grandchildren; Kandace, Gaetan, Victoria, Logan and Kaegan; one sister: Iva (William) Pike, Harbour Grace; caregiver: Pauline (Steve) Fudge, Labrador City, also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR, until 12:00 noon Thursday, August 8. Funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. from Bethany United Church and Cemetery, Carbonear. Flowers gratefully accepted or in lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Bethany United Church, Carbonear. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information, please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750.
EASTMAN, Pearl - Passed away at Lakeside Homes, Gander on June 19, 2003, Pearl Eastman in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Israel (1995) and the rest of her family. Leaving to mourn are her son, Tom (Inez); daughter Marguerite (Levi) Mehaney; grandchildren: Jeff (Roxanne) Eastman, Joelle Hearn; great-grandchildren: Jessica Eastman, Tyler and Christopher Hearn and many other relatives and friends. Resting at Pritchett`s Funeral Home, Gambo. Visiting hours are Thursday 7-9 p.m.; Friday 10-12 noon, 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Saturday 10-12 noon. Funeral is to take place on Saturday, June 21st at 3:00 p.m. from Emmanuel United Church, Gambo. Donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Emmanuel United Church, Gambo.