NOEL, Reuben J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s, on Saturday, March 30, 2002, Reuben J. Noel of Mount Pearl, age 82 years. Reuben was born at Freshwater, Carbonear, on January 25, 1920. He was educated at Freshwater and Memorial College. He served overseas in the Royal Navy from 1940-1946. He then joined the Newfoundland Ranger Force (#167) and later the RCMP. In 1950 he married Etta Andrews of Point Leamington. In 1980 he retired from a successful career with the Department of Veterans` Affairs. In his retirement he enjoyed gardening, playing with his grandchildren and travelling between Mount Pearl, Freshwater and Point Leamington. Reuben is predeceased by parents, William and Sarah Jane; brother Ambrose; and sisters, Florence, Ruth and Fanny. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife and best friend, Etta; loving children, Barbara (John) Drover, Gary, Rodney, Peggy (Bob) Baker, Rick (Claudette), Deborah Noel and Gerald (Barb); eight grandchildren, Jeff, Erin (Ray), Stephanie, Heather, Kelly, Lucas, Holly and Emily; brother George; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, WATER STREET, CARBONEAR until 12 noon Tuesday, April 2. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. from the United Church and Cemetery, Freshwater, Carbonear. In lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy donations in his memory may be made to the United Church, Freshwater, Carbonear. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m., 7-9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750. 'A Life Well Lived`
ELTON, M. Brian - Royal Garage Ltd. The family of Brian Elton regrets to announce the sudden passing of a loving husband, father and friend, who passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2003 at the age of 47 years. Brian is predeceased by his parents Charles and Margaret (nee O`Brien) Elton. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Katheryn (nee Tilley) and his cherished son Michael. Brian also leaves to mourn his devoted aunt Anna Elton Morris, his sister Dorothy (Wally) Prokipiw, his brothers Charlie and David and their families, many nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. The family will receive visitors at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday from 2-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-noon. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at 2 p.m. from St. Andrew`s Presbyterian Church ('The Kirk'), St. John`s. Interment to follow at St. George`s Anglican Cemetery, Robinsons, Newfoundland, at a time to be announced. As an expression of sympathy, for his love of gardening, flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations in Brian`s memory may be made to 'The Kirk.' In the hearts of those who loved him, he still lives. Godspeed
DOYLE, Jeremiah J. - Passed away in his sleep on February 8, 2004. Jeremiah will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Josephine and their seven children and six grandchildren. Son: Jeremiah, Nicole and sons: Mackenzie, Aidan; Son: Randy and Ewa; Daughter: Marina, Shenley and sons: Tyler, Daniel; Daughter: Theresa, Darrell and daughter Amanda; Son: Karl and his son Cameron; Daughter: Tammy and Luc, Son Vincent and Shara. He will also be remembered by his brothers and sisters: Mary (Jim), Jim (Marg), Louise (Tom), Harold (Eileen), Francis (Bill) John (Wanda), Tina, Pat (Marie) and all those he knew and loved. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road. Visitation will be taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to 10 pm and Thursday from 10 am - 6 pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, February 13, 2004 at 9:30 am from St. Patrick`s Church. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in his memory.
FLYNN, Mary A. - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Monday, January 27, 2003, Mary A. Flynn (Oldest Member of the C.N.I.B.), age 91 years. Predeceased by her three sisters: Sadie, Winnie and Rita; one brother Michael Flynn. She leaves to mourn her special niece Helen Fleming, who cared for her for 12 years; nieces: Doreen Benson and Violet Abbott who were always there for her; other nieces and nephews; one brother-in-law Albert Joy; also staff at West 1 at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday from 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 10 am - 10 pm. Funeral service to be held from Barrett`s Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2003. Interment to follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
CULLIHALL, John Woodrow - Rocky Harbour, Sept. 21st, 1918 - Sept. 7th, 1999. It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Woodrow Cullihall announce his passing on Tuesday, September 7th, 1999 at Bonne Bay Health Centre, in his 80th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 57 years, Eliza (nee Watts); four daughters and five sons: May (Bob) Roberts, Rocky Harbour, Carl (Cora), Lower Cove, Aubrey (Christine), Sudbury, Ontario, Mona (Clarence) Decker, Pasadena, Dar (Neta), Rocky Harbour, Lillian (Wayne) Pittman, Gander, Henry (Kathy), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Karen (Wade) Harding, Bedford, Nova Scotia and Gregory (Yvonne), St. John`s; 19 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; three sisters: May Caines, Norris Point, Violet Shears, Rocky Harbour and Ethel Isinger, Boston, Massachusetts; his sister-in-law Sylvia Cullihall, Rocky Harbour; and his special nephew Gordon (Myra) Cullihall, Cormack; also a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents John and Rachel (nee Payne) Cullihall; brothers: Samuel, George, Fred; and sister Lillian. Visitation will take place from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Harbour today, Wednesday, where also Funeral Services will take place on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Newhook officiating. Interment to follow at the family plot. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home, 63 Northmain Street, Deer Lake. 'Forever In Our Hearts.'
DUNN, John Joseph - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on December 2nd, 2003, John Joseph Dunn, at the age of 86 years, World War II Veteran, 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regiment Royal Artillery, long-time employee of A. Harvey and Company. Predeceased by special sister-in-law Loretta Cahill. Leaving to mourn his sad loss, his loving wife Elizabeth Cahill; sons John (Alda), Michael (Florence), Shaun; daughters: Ellen (Bill Maher), Charmaine (Bill Bursey), Scarlet (Bill Hann), Mary Lou (Brendan Veres); seventeen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sister Catherine Way; brother-in-law Michael Cahill (Louise); also a large circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 5th, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. from Mary Queen of Peace Church. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
MERCER, Melvin, Retired RNC Sergeant, amateur radio operator VOIFR - Passed peacefully away on November 29, 2003, in the presence of family and friends, Melvin Mercer, Mt. Pearl, age 61 years. Predeceased by wife Fiona, September 1998, and parents Ken and Minnie Mercer. Left with loving memories daughters Michelle (Joe), Karen (Brian); cherished granddaughters Sarah, Julia and Abigail; very special friend Vi Cronin and daughter Tracey; brothers Clarence (Shelagh), Wayne (Brenda); brothers-in-law Tom (Fran), Norman (Chris), Max; sisters-in-law Alvina, Hannah (Dave), Betty (Cliff), Kate. Also leaving a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation Monday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.. Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Funeral Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday from St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Whitbourne. Interment at the United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Whitbourne. 'In the city where the roses never fade.'
HEALEY, Patrick J. - Passed suddenly away, February 10, 2004, Patrick J. Healey, at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor. He was 77 years of age. Mr. Healey was a long time volunteer of the Grand Falls Volunteer Fire Department. Left to mourn loving wife and companion of 48 years, Evelyn (Rice); sons: Paddy, Bob (wife Kathryn), Glen, Conor and Paige, David (wife Kim), Sarah, Lauren. Daughters: Brenda (husband Murray), Justin, Amy Bryant, Linda, Stephen Dunn, Barb (husband Alan), Colin Fitzpatrick, Nancy (husband Kevin), Aaron Dove. Also leaving to mourn, with cherished memories are sisters: Beth, Mary (Pat) and brothers: Peter (Louise deceased), Gerald (Teresa), Francis (Nell) and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father David Joy will conduct funeral Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church on Friday, February 13, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Winston Green of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor. Cremation to follow.
HOGAN, Douglas Alexander - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre on Thursday, October 17, 2002 surrounded by his loving family, Douglas Hogan, age 57 years. Former employee of the City of St. John`s for 36 years. Predeceased by his parents, William (Doc) and Alice Hogan and brother William. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Pearl; three sons: Allan, Douglas (Roxanne) and John (Michelle); one daughter, Pauline (Barry Hudson); five precious grandchildren: Sabrina and Chrissy Hudson, Erica and Danielle Hogan, and one grandson Nicholas Hogan; one brother, Ron (Louise) and one sister, Linda (Kevin Snow); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. No visitation. Cremation has already taken place at his request. Memorial service to take place 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 21, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Inurnment to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
SKEHANS, Ralph J. - With great regret the family of Ralph Skehans, Spiritwood, Saskatchewan, formerly of Bell Island, wish to announce his sudden passing on September 29, 2000 in his 43rd year. Left to mourn his loving memories, wife and best friend, Jan, three children, Krista, Melissa and Shane, all at Bell Island. Stepson, Kenneth and family, Ontario. Six sisters, Joan Parsons (Sidney), Carol Kitchen (Winston), Vivian Howell (Sig, deceased), Diane King (Lindsay), Irene Eveleigh (Malcolm), Jean Kearley (Ray), three brothers, John (Sally), William (Margaret), Terry (Cynthia). Numerous special nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Special family from Spiritwood, Mom and Jack, Dave and Marilyn, Donna and their families, Don, Carmen and T.J., Tina, Gene, Tanner and Brianna. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home, with visitation on Monday, October 2, 2000. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 3, 2000 in St. Michael`s Church at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island.
SPRINGER, Mary L. (nee Connolly) - Passed peacefully away after a brief illness on April 10, 2001 in Ellsworth, Maine, aged 75 yrs. Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert in 1970. Born Sept. 28, 1925 in Trinity East to Peter J. and Mary (Costello) Connolly, Mary was a former graduate of Littledale College and MUN and went on to teach in several Nfld. communities. In 1955 she went to work for the U.S. Govt. at Harmon Air Force Base in Stephenville where she met and married Robert. She was also a member of the service organization Beta Sigma Phi. After retirement they moved to Maine. Mary was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage and every summer would faithfully travel back to her adored cabin in Flat Bay where she enjoyed many hours of salmon fishing. Later, she purchased a summer home in Brigus to be near her brother Frank and his wife Phoebe. Mary was a devoted and active member of St. Joseph`s Catholic Church and the Catholic Golden Age Group. Her church and the church family were a very important part of her life. Survived by her son Michael (wife Kerry); two brothers: Ted (Marg) Grand Falls and Patrick (Agnes) New York; five sisters: Margaret Byrne (James), Joan O`Reilly (Tom), Geraldine Haring, Maureen Whalen (Raymond) all of St. John`s and Madeline Insalaco, Newburyport, MA; three sisters-in-law: Hilda (St. John`s), Alice (Topsail), and a very special sister-in-law, Phoebe (Brigus) plus many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by three brothers William, Gerald and Frank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am Monday, April 16, at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, Ellsworth, Maine. Those who desire may make contributions in Mary`s memory to St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, Endowment Fund, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine, 04605.
RAYMOND, Clara Ann (nee Lee) - Passed away suddenly at Porter`s Nursing Home, Kelligrews, on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, age 49 years. Predeceased by nephew Steven Lee. Leaving to mourn her husband Robert; sons: Lee and Scott; grandchildren: Ashley and Makayla; father and mother, Alva and Mary Lee; brothers: Alva (Eleanor), Eugene (Evelyn); sisters: Beverly (Kirk) and Mary; nieces and nephews: Erica, Jason, Jenelle, Blair, Sheena and Ryan; special friend Laura Porter and the staff of Porter`s Nursing Home, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Thursday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, December 20, 2002, at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph`s Church, Petty Harbour. Interment to follow at St. Joseph`s Cemetery, Petty Harbour.
KHAN, Dr. Rafaat H. - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, September 7, 1999, Dr. Rafaat H. Khan, senior researcher C-Core, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Aged 54 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife Karin; daughters: Miriam and Sabrina; and the Khan family. The family will be receiving visitors from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 10, 1999 at the Muslim Mosque, Logy Bay Road. Burial will take place at the Muslim Burial Section, General Protestant Cemetery, Waterford Bridge Road at 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 10, 1999. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Barrett`s Funeral Home.
YOUNG, George - Veteran WWII-Royal Navy. Life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #8, Gander, Nfld. Passed peacefully away at the Ottawa General Hospital in Ottawa on Tuesday, September 7th, 1999, Mr. George Young in his 84th year. Mr. Young is predeceased by wife Kathleen (nee Girling) in 1986; and sister Florence in 1968. Left with fond and loving memories are daughters: Lorraine, husband Jim Crawford, Orleans, Ont., Shirley, husband Wilson Hoffe, Gander, Sheila, husband Jim Harrison, Greenwood, N.S., Anita, Gander; one sister Mary Burden, Stephenville, NF; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Stacey`s Funeral Home, Friday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and on Saturday 10 a.m. until the Funeral Service being held at 2 p.m. from St. Martins Anglican Church. Interment All Saint`s Anglican Cemetery, Gander. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Stacey`s Funeral Home Ltd., Gander.
RYAN, David Edward - Passed peacefully away at the Stratford General Hospital, Stratford, Ontario on June 9, 2001, in his 57th year after a long courageous battle with cancer. Leaving with loving cherished memories his wife and best friend Margaret (nee Speirs), his son John (wife Catherine) and grandchildren: Megan, Jeffery, Tyler and Ryan, of Brampton, Ontario. His sisters: Mary Lou Stinson (David) and Joan Cobb (Robert); Aunts Eileen Foley and Marie Lacey (George); nine nieces and nephews and their families, who dearly loved their Uncle Dave, all of Newfoundland and a large circle of other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Cyril and Josephine Ryan, his beloved grandmother Lydia Ryan and special Aunt Loretta McNiven. Funeral Mass was celebrated on June 12 followed by interment at Avondale Cemetery, Stratford, Ont. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Canadian Diabetes Association.
HEARN, Katherine R. - Formerly of Bay Bulls, NL. 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 Ren' L'vesque 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.
SMYTH, Helen - Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick`s Mercy Home on Thursday, September 9th, 1999, Helen Smyth, sister of the late Mary, Annie and Kitty Smyth. Leaving to mourn a large circle of wonderful friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday, September 10th, 1999 from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 11, 1999 at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Church. Interment at Belvedere Cemetery.
PEARCE, Arthur Ralph - Passed peacefully away in the presence of his loving family on Wednesday, August 6, 2003, Arthur R. Pearce, age 68 years. Left with fond memories his wife Peggy (nee Calver), daughter Debbie, sons David (Sandra) and Jonathan (Robyn) and poppy woo-woo`s special grandsons Spencer and Casey. Brothers Eric (Heidi), Lewis (Rita) and Raymond (Joan); sisters Dorothy (Ron), Jessie (Eldred), Claudia (Ches), Gail (Wayne) and Margie (Kass), brother-in-law John (Joanne), many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, 1-5 and 7-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m to 12 p.m., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Funeral service to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Faith Bible Chapel. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In his memory, donations may be made to the Gideon International Bible Plan or the NF Chapter of the Canadian Hemophilia Society.
CONNORS, William J. - Departed this life on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 in the presence of his loving family, William Joseph Connors, age 78. Left behind his wife Florence; sons: Mark and Tom (Susan Marrie); daughter: Margo (Robert Stack) and Kathleen (Sean Kelly); grandchildren: Sean, David and Conor Stack; Ian and Colin Connors, Jennifer and Liam Kelly; sisters: Nella Foley, Kathleen Vance, Toronto and Joan Howard (Ross), Maine; sister-in-law: Catherine Murphy; brothers-in-law: John Murphy (Jean) and Frank Murphy (Louise) and a number of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Bill is predeceased by his sisters: Theresa Warg and Margaret Daly. Waking at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church on Friday, February 13, 2004 at 9:45 a.m. with interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one`s choice. 'For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; And the time of the singing of birds is come....' 'The Song of Songs' 'Requiescat in Pace'
DUKE, William Thomas - Passed peacefully away at the Caribou Memorial Veteran`s Pavillion D.V.A. 2 on Saturday, October 19, 2002, surrounded by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary (nee Howlett) and family, William Thomas Duke, aged 79 years. British Navy Veteran World War II. Predeceased by his loving son Wayne; mother Celina and father William; sisters, Mary and Margaret; brothers, Jim and Peter. Leaving to mourn, his wife Mary; sons, Sam (Vilja), Billy (Margie), Henry (Kathy); daughters, Theresa Willis (Garry), Lucy Duke; brother Patrick (Eva); sister Nell (Edward); special brother-in-law Junior Howlett (Mary); sisters-in-law Doris Duke, Molly Duke; and brother-in-law Jack Horwood; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 7-10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 from St. Paul`s Roman Catholic Church, Newfoundland Drive. Interment to follow at the Field of Honour, Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the charity of one`s choice. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
DUKE, Robert Patrick (Bob) - Passed peacefully away at home on Sunday, October 1st, 2000. Aged 50 years. Predeceased by his father James on November 11th, 1998 and his brother Pat on September 22nd, 1997. Leaving with great sadness daughter Cavell (St. John`s), son Rob (Brampton, Ont.), their mother Cavell Snow, one very precious grandson Christopher, mother Molly, seven brothers: Bill (Agnes), Jim (Kay), George (Debbie), Wally (Lil), Paul (Patsy), Charlie (Frankie), Tony (Wanda); four sisters: Daphne Strickland (Harv), Peg Grouchy, Linda Noseworthy (Ralph), Bev Noseworthy (Charlie); sister-in-law Irene. Nieces and nephews, two god-children Jamie Duke and Tara Snow, also a very special friend Edi Fitzgerald. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue, after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service to be held Thursday, October 5, 2000 at 2 p.m. from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road. No flowers by request, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. May God Keep Him Safe With His Loved Ones.