WISEMAN, Elizabeth - Passed peacefully away after a short battle with cancer at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, May 30, 2002, Elizabeth J. Wiseman of Shoal Harbour in her 71st year. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are her husband William of 51 years; daughter Brenda (Doug Barnes), Sarnia, Ont.; sons Freeman (Lily), Shoal Harbour, Tony (Anne Marie), Clarenville and Dean (Madonna), Shoal Harbour; sisters Phyllis Philpott, Annie Hancock, Dulcie (Merlin Feltham) and Kathy (Geoff Muggridge); brothers Wayne (Roselyn) Starkes and Sterling (Sharon) Starkes; grandchildren Tonya, Wendy, Dana, Melissa, Christine, Suzanne and Tyler and a large number of relatives and friends. Resting at Fewer`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2002, from Shoal Harbour United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Shoal Harbour. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Shoal Harbour United Church.
FITZGERALD, Patrick J. - Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Wednesday, June 20, 2001, Patrick, J. Fitzgerald of Western Bay, age 70 years. Predeceased by parents: Thomas and Gertrude Fitzgerald; sister Eileen and brother-in-law Harry Kelly. Leaving to mourn wife Madeline; four daughters: Patricia (Noel) Murphy, Western Bay, Pauline Fitzgerald (Gary Noftle), Broad Cove, Anna (Keith) Jenkins, Western Bay and Bernadette (Richard) Preston, Western Bay; one son John (Roxanne), Western Bay; son-in-law Robert Fitzgerald, Western Bay; eight grandchildren: Paul, Jamie, Erin, Jason, Brian, Amanda, Mitchell and Robyn; one brother John (Mary), Western Bay; one sister Mary Kelly, Gambo; brother-in-law Stan Noftle, Broad Cove; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at NOEL`S FUNERAL HOME, MAIN HIGHWAY, WESTERN BAY and from where the funeral will take place on Saturday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m. Mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. from Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment in the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cemetery, Western Bay. Flowers gratefully accepted or as an expression of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cemetery or the Kidney Foundation. Visitation hours at Noel`s Funeral Home are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2:00 to 5:00 pm., 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. daily. For any additional information please call Noel`s Funeral Home at 596-5750. Dad`s Courage, Determination, Faith and Fighting Spirit were an Inspiration to All who knew Him.
COOK, Roberta M. (nee Crosbie) - Passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Nursing Home on Saturday, October 12, 2002, Roberta M. Cook, aged 77 years. Predeceased by her husband Malcolm in 1989. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her daughter Judith Kelloway (Keith), Burin; son Dr. Graham Cook (Lana), Oshawa, Ont.; beloved grandchildren, Stephen (Karen), Andrew and Peter Kelloway; Krista, Justin, Graham and Patrick Cook; special friends Austin and Marg Gosling. Also leaving to mourn are her sister Mary (Molly) Power, St. John`s; sisters-in-law, Joydie Crosbie, England, Ruth Crosbie, Steady Brook, Vera Murphy, Florida, Marion Heath, St. John`s, Ena Cook, St. John`s and Alice Cook, Vancouver; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the Agnes Pratt Home or a charity of one`s choice.
PORTER, John H. (Jack) - Passed suddenly away at St. Thomas Roddick Hospital, Stephenville on June 19, 2001, Jack Porter of Robinson`s, Nfld., formerly of Curling, St. George`s and Wabush. Left to remember him fondly and to celebrate his life are his wife, Jerry; his children, Bev, Wendy, Craig, Marsha and Blair and special sister/daughter, Judy; their partners, Jerry, Lloyd, Lori, John, Debbie and Dennis; grandchildren, Miguel, Shayna, Jessica, Adam, Maggie, Willow, 'Big' Robin, Jade, Ashley, Emily Rose, Melaine, Shannon, Patrick, Jordan, Lyle, Toni, John and 'Little' Robin; special 'grandchildren', Deanne and Dana and 'great-grandchildren', Brandon and Heidi; brothers, Clyde, Floyd and Lloyd and other family and friends and special buddy, 'Jake'. Cremation Service will take place at Russell`s Crematorium, Stephenville. Memorial Service will take place for family and friends at St. George`s Anglican Church on Friday, June 22nd at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one`s choice. Funeral Arrangements are under the supervision of Russell`s Funeral Home & Crematorium, 39 Queen Street, Stephenville. Gone But Never To Be Forgotten
RUNYON, Mary (nee McGrath) - Passed away on September 7th  at Dover, Delaware. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Bride McGrath. Leaving to mourn her husband Martin and sons: Martin (Arlene), Joseph (Huie) and Thomas (Vicki) and their families; brother Patrick (Ruth) at St. John`s. The Funeral Services will take place at Trenton, New Jersey on Saturday, September 11th from St. Anthony`s Church.
WAKEHAM, Patrick - Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, St. John`s, July 11, 2001, Patrick Joseph Wakeham in his 74th year. Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth and his father Edward, his sister Mary and his brothers: Joe, Lar, Dolph and Gerald. Leaving to mourn his wife Marie, four sons: Bobby, Paddy (Marilyn), Joe (Tina), Chris (Genevieve), two daughters: Debbie (Zeek) Puddister, Bonnie (Adrian) Whelan; nine grandchildren: Ashley, Laura, Matthew, Samantha, Joseph, Stacie, Brandon, Bradley and Hollie; sisters: Kay, Maude, Emmie and Berta and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Ryan`s Funeral Home, Bay Bulls on Friday, July 13 from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 14, from St. Peter & Paul`s Church, Bay Bulls. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Mount Loretta, Bay Bulls. Thank you to the staff at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex, also to Dr. Rod McCarthy and Ryan`s Funeral Home. 'Remember in Love'
CONNORS, Betty (nee Cook) - Passed peacefully away, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Hospital on September 7, 1999, in her 68th year. Predeceased by her parents Gordon and Lillian Cook; sister Anna Gould; brother Gordon Cook. Left with fond and loving memories, one daughter Rosalind Bailey, New Brunswick; two sons: Kevin (Brenda), Nova Scotia, Sean (Susan), New Brunswick; five grandchildren; sister Madonna Schwartz, New Hampshire, U.S.A.; two brothers: Philip (Martina), Mount Pearl and John (Gail), St. John`s; very special friend Bill; also a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road Tuesday 7-10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Patrick`s Church on Thursday, September 9, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, St. Clare`s Hospital.
BATTEN, Douglas A. - Passed peacefully away at the Escasoni Complex on May 30th, 2002, after a long illness, Douglas A. Batten, aged 78 years. Leaving to mourn his sisters: Betty Scott (husband Scottie), their daughter Gloria and granddaughter Kristin; Madge McDonald, Joan Branton and Marg Brocklehurst; brothers: Robert (Clara) and Edward of Toronto; special nephew Allen; as well as a number of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At Douglas` request, cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations in his memory may be made to the Nfld. Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Barrett`s Funeral Home. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
UPSHALL, Elaine Elsie - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital, Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, September 7, 1999, Elaine Elsie Upshall. Aged 36 years. Leaving to mourn her sons: Glenny and Jeremy; daughter Ashley; parents: Gilbert and Phyllis Riggs; great-grandmother Elsie Pittman (George); sister Gilda Riggs (Jim); brother Billy; nephews: William, Fabian and Jimmy; niece Amanda Lynn; special friend Mary Butler; step-sister Loretta Power (Tony); step-brother Clayton Upshall (Beverly); also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue Wednesday 7-10 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 1999 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Center.
KELLY, John Joseph - Passed peacefully away on the 29th day of November, 2003, after a courageous battle with cancer, John Joseph Kelly, at the age of 76 years. Leaving to mourn his sad loss, his loving wife Elizabeth (Betty); daughter Maureen Gallant (Gerard); son John (Sharon), five grandchildren Karen, Paul, Craig, Todd, and Sheila; sisters Sr. Carmel Kelly of Presentation Congregation, Barbara Carnell (Dave) and a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at Caul`s Funeral Home, LeMarchant Rd. Visitation Monday 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Funeral Mass Tuesday 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa`s Church. Cremation to follow with inurnment at Belvedere Cemetery. No flowers by request, donations may be made in his memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.
KNEE, Edwin S. - Passed peacefully away on September 29, 2000 at the Arcaetia Methodist Hospital in California, Mr. Edwin S. Knee in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his wife Mary. Leaving to mourn son Winston (wife Kate) of St. John`s; daughters June Molinary (husband Fred) of California and Audrey Curtiss of St. John`s; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother Ephram (wife Sadie) of Prince Albert, Sask., and a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, upon arrival from the United States. Funeral arrangements to be announced at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
WHITE, Gary - Passed peacefully away at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, December 15, 2002, Gary White, aged 49 years. Leaving to mourn his loving parents, Ray and Leah White at St. John`s; sisters: Shirley Chafe and Daphne Pierce; one nephew; five nieces; and other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. from 2-8 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2002 with cremation to follow at Gary`s request. Memorial service to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2002 from Barrett`s Chapel. No flowers by request. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.
VATERS, Nellie - Passed peacefully away at Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, June 2, 2002 after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by grandson Brian Pinsent; sisters, Blanche and Stella; and brothers, Bill and Erwin. Leaving to mourn, husband Graham; daughter Jean Pinsent (Morris), grandsons, Matthew and Stephen; sons, Oral (Cindy), grandsons Chad and Christopher; Curtis (Allison), granddaughters, Ashley, Vanessa, Kayla; Derrick (Margaret), granddaughter, Holly; Mark (Lynette); close friend and sister-in-law Annie Smith; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Holloway`s Funeral Home, Whitbourne. Visitation, Monday, June 3, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 noon. Funeral service from Upper Trinity Bay South Salvation Army Corps, 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2002. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Whitbourne. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to The Children`s Wish Foundation.
FITZPATRICK, Lillian (Quinlan) - Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at the Dr. Walter Templeman Memorial Hospital, Bell Island, aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband Michael (1995). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories three daughters: Mary Blackmore, Georgetown, Ontario, Margaret Michelin (Ray), Random Island, Newfoundland, Lillian Fitzpatrick, Hillsburgh, Ontario; ten sons: James (Joan), Brigus, Newfoundland, Edward (Marilyn), Glendale, Arizona, Gerald (Isabel), Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Leo (Betty), Georgetown, Ontario, Mike, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Thomas (Dale), Roaches Line, Newfoundland, William (Colleen), Brampton, Ontario, Kevin (Carol), Brampton, Ontario, Brian (Blanche), Kelligrews, Newfoundland, Wayne (Jean), Kelligrews, Newfoundland; one sister: Mary MacLean (Bill), Bishop`s Falls, Newfoundland; twenty-nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren, special nephew: Bill Peters (Gerry), as well as a large number of other nieces and nephews. Special mention to her Caregivers: Shirley Power, Carmel Rees, Lydia Sweeney and Millie Rees. Resting at Pendergast`s Funeral Home on Thursday and Friday from 12 noon to 10:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. in St. Michael`s Roman Catholic Church, Bell Island on Saturday, February 14, 2004. Interment in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bell Island. Flowers greatly accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Association of which she was a twenty-five year volunteer.
RYAN, Kevin A. - Passed away suddenly at St. John`s on April 11, 2001, aged 50 years, Kevin Anthony Ryan formerly of St. Brendan`s and Fermeuse. Predeceased by his parents Josephine and Gregory Ryan and grandparents Nan and Pop Smith and Nan Kelland. Leaving to mourn: his loving wife and best friend Shirley (nee Kelland), precious children Gregory, Erin, and Sara whom he cherished dearly. Also brothers Tom (Jomie), Dennis (Judy) and Rod; sister Elizabeth (Bess) Hollett. Also, parents-in-law Peter and Sarah Kelland (Gander), brother-in-law Ted Kelland (Carol), sisters-in-law Diane (John) Warren, and Peggy (Wayne) Holly, and many nieces and nephews. Kevin will be missed by his many friends and relatives. Kevin was first a loving family man and was a devoted and beloved teacher at Virginia Park Elementary. He touched his students` lives and was deeply touched by the passing of three of his special students - R.J. Puddicombe, Robbie Hryviw, and Stephanie Greeley. Kevin was a caring nurse and advocate for his children at the Janeway. Beyond the classroom and the hospital, he made time to guide children as a scout leader, a school counsellor, a soccer and basketball coach. For himself, Kevin found time for floor hockey, bicycling, and running. Special thanks to Irene Barry, Susan Doyle, and David Molyneux, who shared his last good run. He`ll finish his marathon in heaven. Kevin is resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road. Visitation hours are from 7-10 p.m. Saturday evening; 2-4 and 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral services will take place at St. Mark`s Anglican Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. Donations may be made in Kevin`s memory to Virginia Park Elementary School or to the Janeway Children`s Hospital Psychiatric Unit. There`s an end to the summer, to the winter and spring. There`s and end to all wishes, all hopes and all dreams. There`s an end to all laughter and tears so blind. But our love for you Kevin will last - for all time.
MERCER, George - Passed away at the Health Sciences Center on October 5, 2001, George Mercer, aged 61 years, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Leaving to mourn loving and devoted wife of forty-five years Josephine (nee Dempsey); five daughters and three sons: Glenda, Brenda, Geraldine and husband Don, Judy, Sandie, Albert and wife Diane, George Jr., and John (Debbie); special grandsons Kenny and Stephen and a large number of other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn three sisters: Florence (husband Jim Murphy), Marian, Francis (husband Bob Holleran); three step-brothers; stepmother Francis Downey; sisters-in-law: Joan Anthony (husband Wilf) and niece Tina, Helen Putt; brother-in-law Fred Dempsey; and a large number of extended family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Grenfell Adams and his team and the hospital staff of 4 North A at the Health Sciences Center. Resting at Barrett`s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2001. Funeral Service 2 p.m. on Monday, October 8, 2001 from Barrett`s Chapel. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Leukemia Research Fund.
MERCER, Marjorie Mary - Passed peacefully away on August 2nd, 2002 after a long battle with Alzheimer`s disease, Marjorie Mary Mercer of Shea Heights, in her 61st year. Predeceased by her parents Edward and Mary; sister Florence and brother Raymond. She leaves to mourn her loving and supportive husband Terry Barnes; brothers: Edward (Nell), Eric (Madonna); sister-in-law Bernadette and their families, all of St. John`s; and brother-in-law Peter Carmody (Shirley) and family of Iverness, Scotland. Also leaving to mourn her mother-in-law Edna Barnes; brothers-in-law Randy (Madonna), Darrell (Lorilee), Johnny (Julie); sisters-in-law Karen Synyard (Johnny) and Joanne Dwyer (Jim), as well as a large number of relatives and friends, especially her loyal caregiver and dear friend Jackie Hennessey. Remains resting at Caul`s Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road. Visitation Friday 7-10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Funeral Mass from St. John Bosco Church on Monday, August 5th at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Rest in peace.
MERCER, Lloyd C. - Passed peacefully away at his late residence, Bay Roberts on Friday, August 08, 2003, Lloyd C. Mercer, aged 47 years. Predeceased by his father Lewis Mercer. Leaving to mourn his wife Peggy; mother Sadie Mercer; daughters: Charlene (Brian Mercer), Aimee (Chris Morgan); sisters: Rosalind (Larry) Power, Frances (Gerald) Sheppard, Linda (Owen) Green, Louise (Calvin) Drover; brothers: Lewis (Janice), Glenn (Maria), Darrell (Susan Petten); and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Moore`s Funeral Home, Bay Roberts. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Monday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Funeral service to take place on Monday, August 11, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Matthew`s Anglican Church, Bay Roberts. Interment in the St. Matthew`s Anglican Cemetery, Bay Roberts. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Memorial Fund.
BAGGS, Olga Winsor - We announce with sadness the passing of our dearest devoted mother, grandmother and friend, Olga Winsor Baggs, who passed peacefully away on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at St. Clare`s Mercy Hospital. Predeceased by her husband, Walter G. Baggs (Retired R.C.M.P. Officer). Lovingly remembered by her daughter Daphne and son Derek; grandchildren: Derrick and Scott Stone, Jackie, Colleen and Debbie Baggs; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell`s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday from 7-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Monday, October 2, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. from Cochrane Street United Church. Interment at General Protestant Cemetery. Memorial Remembrances in her memory may be made to Cochrane Street United Church Memorial Fund.