Obituaries – 1970s

BARFITT, Llewellyn Hanover – Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Wednesday, April 2 [1975], Llewellyn H. Barfitt, formerly of Long Beach, TB, in his 93rd year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Mary Louisa, three daughters; Effie (Mrs. George March) at Clarenville, Hazel (Mrs. Reginald Dalton) at Zephyrhills, Florida, and Annie (Mrs. Robert Fulton) at Wilberhan, Mass; three sons Stanley at Northfield, Mass., Wilson at Clarenville and Harvey at St. John’s, 33 grandchildren, and a large number of great-grandchildren. Resting at Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Funderal from St. Mary’s Anglican Church at 2 p.m. on Saturday April 5. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. (reprinted from The Evening Telegram)
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BARFITT, Mary Louisa [Vey] – Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Home on Saturday, December 3, 1977, Mary Louisa Barfitt, age 88 years. Leaving to mourn three daugthers, Effie (Mrs. George March) Clarenville, Hazel (Mrs. Reginald Dalton) in Zephy Hills, Florida and Annie (Mrs. Robert Fulton) in Massachusetts, three sons Stanley in Northfield, Mass, Wilson in Clarenville and Harvey in St. John’s, four sisters Delsie, Alice, Edna and Effie, two brothers, Wilson Vey in Long Beach and Daniel Vey in St. John’s, 38 grandchildren as well as a number of great grandchildren. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, December 6th from St. Mary’s Church. Interment in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road.  (reprinted from The Evening Telegram)
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COOMBS, Herbert J. – Passed away suddenly at the General Hospital Health Sciences Complex on Thursday January 30 Herbert J. Coombs age 67. Leavng to mourn his loving wife Stephanna, son John, daughter-in-law Janet; sister Blanche Chafe; brother Lester and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Memorial Chapel. Funeral from Cochrane Street United Church at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 31. No flowers by request. Contributions may be made to the Canadian Heart Foundation. (reprinted from The Evening Telegram)
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MARTIN, Moses – Passed away at 27 Rankin Street on Thursday June 18th [1970], Moses Martin, age 86 years. Leaving to mourn his wife Annie, three daughters Leonie (Mrs. Wilson Baker) at Caplin Cove, T.B., Mary (Mrs. George Warren), Eliza (Mrs. William Whalen) both of St. John’s, Bernice (Mrs. Rev. Henry Price) at Clementsvale, N.S.; three sons, George, Frederick and William at St. John’s; two brothers Azariah at Boston, Mass., Ezekiel at Hodge’s Cove, T.B.; one sister (Mrs. Alice Jacobs) at Little Heart’s Ease; 35 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road, until 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20th. Funeral from the United Church at Little Heart’s Ease at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. (reprinted from The Evening Telegram)
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PRICE, Bernice Blanche [nee Vey] – Passed peacefully away at Holyes Home on Friday, January 31 [1975] Blanche Bernice Price, in her 70th year, leaving to mourn besides her husband, two sons, Harold at St. John’s and Ted at Rochelle, Illinois, USA., three grandchildren also a large number of relatives and friends. Funeral will take place on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. (reprinted from The Evening Telegram).
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STOYLES, Jordan – Passed away at the Grace General Hospital, Wednesday January 31 [1973], Jordan Stoyles, aged 81 years, of 170 Pleasant Street. Leaves to mourn his wife, Ida, two daughters Phoebe (Mrs. Hughie Saunders) at Kilbride, and Ada (Mrs. George Balkema) at Chandler, Arizona; one son William at Hamilton, Ont; one sister; two brothers; 11 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; also two daughters-in-law Vera and Dorothy. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road until 12 noon Saturday. Funeral on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from George Street United Church. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. (reprinted from The Evening Telegram)
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VEY, Claris Maude [Goobie] – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, April 27, 2006, Claris Vey of Hillview, aged 97 years. Predeceased by husband Alfred John Vey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters: Anita Vey and Lorena Blundell, both of Hillview; sister Marjorie Richards, Appleton; grandson Jeremy Blundell; foster son Roger Spurrell; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Resting at Grace United Church, Hillview. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2006 from Grace United Church, Hillview with interment at Old United Cemetery, Hillview. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or a memorial fund to a charity of ones choice.
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VEY, Douglas Lawrence – Passed peacefully away at Come by Chance Hospital on February 10 [1974], Douglas Lawrence Vey, of Long Beach in his 51st year. Left to mourn are his wife, Minnie, one daughter, Sylvia and four sons: Leonard, Keith, George and Bruce, all residing at Long Beach. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, February 12 from his residence in Long Beach to the Pentecostal Church, North West Brook. Interment was at Long Beach. Funeral arrangements were by Mercer’s Funeral Service, Clarenville. (reprinted from The Packet)
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VEY, Edna Belle [Goobie] – Passed peacefully away at her daughter’s residence, 71 Wishingwell Road, on Thursday, May 2nd [1974], Edna, wife of the late Herbert J. Vey in her 82nd year. She leaves to mourn one son, Harold; three daughters, Vie (Mrs. Andrew Hudson), Selina (Mrs. Victor Lundrigan), and Gertie (Mrs. Lloyd Soper), with whom she resided; two daughters-in-law, Annie and Ivy; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one sister Mrs. Jane Benson. Resting at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, Freshwater Road from where the funeral will take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. (reprinted from the Evening Telegram).