Obituaries – 2012

AVERY, Randy – Passed away suddenly at his home in Edmonton, Alberta on July 15, 2012, Randy Avery, aged 48 yrs of North West Brook, NL. Predeceased by his sister Collette (1968). Left with fond and loving memories are his wife Sherry of 27 years, daughter Nicole; son Christopher of Campbell River, BC; parents Eleazer and Myra of North West Brook; sister Lynette (Shawn) Cooper of Queens Cove; brother David (Angela) of North West Brook; nephews and nieces Joshua, Ashley, Carter and Brooke along with a circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral Service was held on Saturday, July 21, 2012 from United Church, North West Brook with interment at the United cemetery, North West Brook.
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BAIRD, Douglas – Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, March 22, 2012, Douglas Baird of Hodge’s Cove. Predeceased by his wife Ivy in September 2011, his guardians George and Sarah Thomas, and four brothers and sisters. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his children Audrey Baird (Jerome Tobin), George, and Donna Whalen (Rick), Douglas, Jr. (Jennifer), and Sharlene; grandchildren Matthew, Troy, MacKenzie, Daniel and Sophie; brother Gerald and niece Allison King and family, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Hodge’s Cove. Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders, Deacon Rev. Myrna Vey and lay reader Mr. Jim Peddle. Internment followed at St. Mary’s Anglican Cemetery. Funeral services entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

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BISHOP, Cecil – Passed away suddenly in Hatchet Cove on Monday, November 12, 2012, Cecil Bishop of Mount Pearl, aged 78 years. Predeceased by brothers Malcolm, Claude and Eldon; sister Effie Hart. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Evelyn of 53 years; daughter Karen Snook (Terry); sons Gary (Colleen) and Carl (Kristine); grandchildren Christopher, Jordon, Alex, Sam, Matt and Lauren; great granddaughter Taylor; sisters Ida Glover (Lionel), Muriel Parsons, Clarice Tucker (Harold), Ruby Bishop, Beulah Genge; brothers Jack (Mildred) and Harve (Linda); and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral service took place on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Good Sheppard Anglican Church, Mount Pearl with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MS Society or Charity of ones choice.

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CHURCHILL, Caleb – It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Caleb Churchill, age 91, from Hodge’s Cove, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on February 29, 2012. Predeceased by his wife Myrtle; parents, John and Elizabeth; brothers, George, Kenneth and Clayton; and sister, Beatrice Porter. Leaving to mourn with many precious memories are his children; Levi (Myra), Robert (Debbie), Clyde (Marilyn); Minnie (Fred), Lorraine, Marilyn (Glen); sisters, Doris Spurrell and Alice Barfett; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the St. Andrews United Church, Hodge’s Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Robert Tuck, took place on Saturday, March 3, 2012 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

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CHURCHILL, Woodrow – Passed peacefully away at Dr. Albert O’Mahony Memorial Manor, Clarenville on October 19, 2012, Woodrow Churchill of Hillview, aged 91 years. Predeceased by father and mother Arthur and Bertha Churchill and brother Albert Churchill. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Janet of 63 years, daughters; Sheila Burke, Geraldine Frost (Ralph) sons; Woody (Denise), Mario (Helen), Rod (Wanda), ten grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, sister; Laura Whalen and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville Sunday October 21, 2012. Cremation to follow. In his memory donations may be made to Hillview United Church Cemetery Fund.

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DRODGE, Jack – Passed away suddenly at his home in Little Hearts Ease on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Jack Drodge, aged 76 years. Predeceased by parents; son Lesley and daughter Carrie. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Martha of 51 years; daughters Cynthia and Daphne (Dwayne); sons Ernest (Anita), Justin (Susan) and Angus (Natillie); 11 grandchildren; sisters Mildred, Tillie, Isabell (Steve) and Lydia (Bert); brothers Calvin (Jane), George (Annie) and Willie John (Rose); sister-in-law Hilda (Jake); brother-in-law Norman (Frances); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service held on Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Hearts Ease with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.

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FROST, Ernest – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, January 22, 2012, Ernest Frost in his 85th year of Hillview. Predeceased by his wife Vida. Left with fond and loving memories are his son Ralph (Geraldine); three grandchildren Stephen (Caroline), Jason (Chasity), Gina (Sean); six great grandchildren Collin, Stacey, Jenny, Eva, Jordan and Jayden; sisters Roberta, Flora (Eli), Mary (Rex); brothers Clayton, Walter (Rowena) and a circle of family and friends. Rested at Grace United Church, Hillview. Funeral service took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from Grace United Church, Hillview with interment at the United Cemetery, Hillview. In his memory donations may be made the United Church Cemetery Fund, Hillview.

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GREEN, Elizabeth (Lizzie) – Passed peacefully away at Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista on Sunday, July 15, 2012, Lizzie Green of Clarenville aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband Gordon, and infant son Gordon. Left with fond and loving memories daughter Voilet Green of Clarenville, son David Green (Judy) of Clarenville, 3 grandchildren Kurt, (Dori), Corey, Tracey Soper (Murley), great granddaughter Jade brother Thomas Benson (Violet) of Hillview and a large circle of nieces and nephews family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place 2 PM Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery in Clarenville. In her memory donations accepted to Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville.

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HISCOCK, Lucy Jane [nee Strowbridge] – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on July 13, 2012, Lucy Jane Hiscock, age 68 from Little Heart’s Ease. Predeceased by her parents John and Susannah Strowbridge, and brother Wesley. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Archibald, son Brian (Geraldine), daughter Tammy (Clarke Drover), grandchildren Dana (Anderson Balsom), Dawn Hiscock (Chris Yetman), Brittney (Billy Boland), and great-grandchildren Brianna and Lennox. Rested at the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Heart’s Ease from where the funeral service, officiated by Major Lillian Pelley took place on Monday, July 16, 2012 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

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JACOBS, Levi – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, December 13, 2012, Levi Jacobs of Clarenville, formerly of Little Hearts Ease, aged 73 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Annie; brothers Stewart and Maxwell; sister Melvie. Left with fond and loving memories his sisters Marion, Joyce (Willis) and Wavie (Clifford); brother Wilson (Annie) and Cecil (Alice); sister-in-law Louise; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Sunday, December 16, 2012 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Clarenville with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Clarenville.

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JACOBS, Stewart – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Stewart Jacobs of Little Hearts Ease, aged 77 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Annie; brother Maxwell and sister Melvie. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Louise; son Jamie (Shannon); sisters: Wavey (Clifford), Joyce (Willis) and Marion; brothers: Wilson (Annie), Levi and Cecil (Alice) and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville on Wednesday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. then at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease from 7–10 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Salvation Army Citadel, Little Hearts Ease with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Clinic, St. John’s.

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LAMBERT, Olga Blanche – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on Friday, November 9, 2012, Olga Blanche Lambert of Southport, aged 86 years. Predeceased by her husband John and son Stanley. Left with fond and loving memories are her children Nelson (Alma), Calvin (Elizabeth), Leonie (Oswald), Everett (Irene), Lester (Janet) Garry and Mary (Tim) 13 grandchildren,15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, brother Donald (Bettie) and sister Phyllis (Cecil), sisters-in-law Mildred and Alfreda as well as a large circle of family and friends. Rested at St. Alban’s Anglican Church, Gooseberry Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Myrna Vey, took place on Monday, November 12, 2012 with interment following at St. Albans Anglican Cemetery, Gooseberry Cove.

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LANGOR, George – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, October 28, 2012, George Langor of Gooseberry Cove, aged 86 years. Predeceased by parents Issac and Lillian, brothers Kenneth, Raymond, William and Petley, sisters Annie and Mary, very close friend Clarence Spurrell. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Mary Ann of 63 years; daughter Geraldine (The Reverend Fr. Edward Mercer), Bishops Cove; sons: George, Corner Brook and Warren (Paula Kelly), Gooseberry Cove; grandchildren: Samantha Soper and Natalie Langor; sister Glenrose (Dave Watson), Clarenville; and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at St. Alban the Martyr Anglican Church, Great Heart’s Ease with interment at the Anglican Cemetery, Gooseberry Cove.
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MARSH, Alwyn – Passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 30, 2012, Alwyn Marsh of Little Hearts Ease, aged 54 years. Predeceased by mother and father Prissie and Philip Marsh. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Dallas of 34 years; sons Robyn (Emilee), St. John’s and Preston (Stephanie), St. John’s; daughter Patricia Marsh (Christopher Baker), Clarenville; grandchildren Shybli Marsh, Delaney Marsh and Maxwell Marsh; brother Peter (Palma), Clarenville; sisters Donna (Chesley Smith), Deep Bight, Doris (Tom Spurrell), Little Hearts Ease, Trudy (Terry Martin), Little Hearts Ease and Christine, Clarenville; mother and father-in-law Edith and Max Lambert; brothers and sisters-in-law Sheila, Eli, Glenys, Laura, Vida, Mackie, Dino and families and a large circle of relatives and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Private family service has taken place

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MARTIN, Annie Bertha – Passed peacefully away at the Pentecostal Seniors Home in Clarke’s Beach on March 9, 2012, Annie Bertha Martin of Little Heart’s Ease aged 93 years. Predeceased by husband Theodore. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Alice Peddle (Clarence) of Clarenville, Dinah Avery (Melvin) of Long Beach, Doris Smith (Max) of Hodge’s Cove; sons Kenmore (Gina) of Brooks, Alberta, Eric (Barbara), and Howard both of Ontario, 15 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Heart’s Ease. Funeral Service took place 2 pm Monday March 12, 2012 at the United Church, Little Heart’s Ease with interment at United Cemetery, Little Heart’s Ease. Donations in her memory to the United Church or the United Church Cemetery, Little Heart’s Ease.
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MARTIN, Margaret [nee Vey] – Born: February 21st, 1924. Passed on: July 27th, 2012. It is with great sadness that the family of the late Margaret Martin announce her passing on Friday, July 27th, 2012 at Corner Brook Long Term Care at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories two daughters: Gloria Rice (Andrew), Glenys Drover (Larry), two sons, Winston (Sadie) and Ronald (Jeanette). Grandchildren: Jacqueline Kane (Wayne), Jennifer Roberts (Stephen), Kirk Martin (Donna), Scott Drover, Ashley Drover, Ryan Martin and Melissa Spearns. Great grandchildren:Matthew Kane, Ryley Martin, Marisa and Nicolas Roberts, Owen Martin. Brothers: William, Ron (Mary), Cyril (Blanche), Eldon (Alice), Frank (Marg). Sisters: Audrey and Lorraine. She was predeceased by her husband Willis of 68 years June 30, 2011. Her parents Wilson and Henrietta Vey, her granddaughter, Pamela Martin, sister Jean, sister-in-law Mary, brother-in-laws, Leo, Ralph and Jim. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Russell Lodge, took place from the Grace United Church, Hillview, Trinity Bay on Monday, July 30, 2012 with interment following. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Grace United Church or the Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island.

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PEDDLE, Wesley Brian – It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Wesley Brian Peddle, age 58, from Hodge’s Cove, at the DR. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on March 12, 2012. Predeceaased by his mom and dad, John and Susie Peddle; mother and step -father, Jean and Chesley Smith and brother, Carl Smith. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Viola; daughter, Lisa (Chris) and Rodney (Thomasina); grandchildren, Cameron, Ryan and Lucas; father and step-mother, Robert and Dorothy Dalling; sisters, Judy and Suzanne; brothers, Vince, Neil, Mark and David; aunts, Loretta and Ethel and also a large circle of family and friends. Rested at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Hodge’s Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders and deacon, Rev. Myrna Vey, took place on March 15, 2012. Cremation followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island.

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PITCHER, Bertha Elizabeth – Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s, Bertha Pitcher, of Clarenville, aged 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Charles (2000). Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons: Doug (Shirley), Clarenville and Dan (Lorene), Ontario; four grandchildren: Scott (Elaine), Todd (Dawn), Tammy & Tina (Dave); five great-grandchildren: Bradley, Hillary, Santana, Samarra & Tessa. Also leaving a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United Church, Clarenville with interment to follow at United Church Cemetery. In her memory donations made be made to the Diabetes Association.

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PRICE, Stephen Hayward Frank – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on May 1, 2012, Stephen Hayward Frank Price, age 67. Predeceased by his parents, Moses and Effie Price. Leaving to mourn are his wife, Olive, sons Stephen (Michelle), and Charlie (Marilyn), daughter Teina (Jeff), and grandchildren Zoe, Brady, Brent, and Jeremy. Also leaving to mourn are his sisters Mary (Terry), Loretta (Tiny), Ethel (Albert), Beatrice, Beverley (Wayne), Daphne (Melvin), Rosella (Roger), Barbara (Wayne), and brothers Charlie (Ivy), Jack (Marge), Dorman (Patricia), and Terry. Rested at the Grace United Church, Hillview, from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Glenn Jarvis, took place on May 5, 2012, with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted by Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.

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SHAW, Andrew John – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, Andrew Shaw of Little Hearts Ease, aged 85 years. Predeceased by infant brother Daniel Francis and parents William George and Mary Jane. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Martha of 47 years; daughter Madonna (Donnie Smith); grandson Christopher (Harmony Hubley); and a circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service held on Friday, April 20, 2012 at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or a charity of ones choice.

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SMITH, Randolph E. – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, Randolph E. Smith of Little Heart’s Ease, aged 58 years. Predeceased by parents Abraham and Elizabeth Smith; grandson Anthony. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Caroline of 37 years; daughters Kimberley Marsh (Robert), Kristy Jones (James), Kerri Smith (Neal) and Karla Smith (Bradley); son Kurtis (Tiffany); grandchildren Mackenzie, Malcolm, Kolby, Mariah, Karley, Liam and Ryan; sisters Lorraine Marsh (Howard), Audrey Stringer (Cyril), Ivy Fitzgerald (Cyril) and Martha Seward (Lemuel); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Heart’s Ease. Family service took place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease with cremation following.

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SPURRELL, Doris Mary – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, on May 7th, 2012, Doris Mary Spurrell, age 97, from Gooseberry Cove. She is predeceased by her husband Joseph Spurrell, daughter Ivy Cable, and parents John and Elizabeth Churchill. Also predeceased by brothers Caleb (Myrtle), George, Clayton, Kenneth; sisters Minnie Green (Wallace), and Beatrice Porter (Charl Pitcher); brother-in-law George Barfette; daughters-in-law Edna, Eugena, Shirley, and Priscella; and grandchildren Chad Spurrell, Mitchell Tibit, and Brooke Longstreet. She leaves to mourn with fond memories sons Ross, Jacob (Kathleen), Reginald (Rita), Donald (Ivy), Winston (Darlene), George, and Andrew (Alfreda); daughters Alice Smith (Allan), Alma Jane (John), Marjorie Smith (Harvey), and special granddaughter whom she raised Michelle Price (Stephen) in addition to 25 other grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 12 great great-grandchildren . Also leaving to mourn sister Alice Barfette, sisters-in-law Clarice Churchill and Yvonne Churchill, son-in-law Leslie Cable. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders, assisted by Rev. Myrna and Andrew Peddle, took place on May 10th from the St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Gooseberry Cove, with interment following. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Random Island.
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SPURRELL, Edna Frances [nee Smith] – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Edna Frances Spurrell of Clarenville, aged 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Lewis; sisters Millie, Susie, Bessie and Dorothy; brother Fred. Left with fond and loving memories her daughters Elaine Short (Oliver) and Beulah Avery (Hubert); son Eldon (Velma); eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from St. Mary’s Anglican Church with interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to the A.C.W. Clarenville. (reprinted from The Packet)
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SPURRELL, Mary – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, Mary Spurrell of Butter Cove, aged 90 years. Predeceased by husband Moses. Left with fond and loving memories her children Ernest (Shirley), Irene, Clyde (Florence), Eric (Lorraine), Hubert, Graham (Karen), Donna (Ed), Larry (Darlene), Scott (Heather) and Diane (Kevin); 22 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; son-in-law Berkley Stone; sister-in-law Janie Seward and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service took place on Friday, May 25, 2012 at St. Alban’s Anglican Church, Gooseberry Cove with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Gooseberry Cove.
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SPURRELL, Rodney – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Rodney Spurrell, beloved and treasured son of Florence and Clyde, and brother of Terry, Kim and Gail, who passed away on July 21st, 2012. Rodney was born in Come-by-Chance and grew up in the small town of Butter Cove. He was a compassionate person who was known for his friendly disposition and positive nature. He was a natural woodsman who enjoyed nature, playing sports and fishing. He was looking forward to starting school in the fall where he was going to take Power Engineering in Corner Brook. Rodney is survived by his parents Florence and Clyde, sisters Gail and Kim, brother Terry, nephews James and Hunter, brother-in-law Sam and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. His sense of humour, his wonderful stories and his beautiful blue eyes will be missed dearly by his family and friends. Rest in peace our beloved Rodney.

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STRINGER, Alma – Passed away at the G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Friday, December 28, aged 87 years. Predeceased by husband of 65 years, Levi; sister Priscilla; daughter Jessie Martha; son Rhodri; grandson Steven; and great-granddaughter Tate. Left with fond and loving memories, her sons Oswald (Angela) and Wesley (Evelyn); daughter-in-law Audrey; grandchildren Kimberley (Kevin), Lexine (Tim), Kelly, Jeffrey (Mary), Gavin (June), Leroy and Jason; and great-grandchildren Lyndsay, Sarah, Tristan, Levi, McKinley, Madison, and Amy. Visitation took place at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service held on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville with interment at the Interdenominational Cemetery, Clarenville. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

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STRINGER, Eli – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Monday, April 9, 2012, Eli Stringer of Little Hearts Ease, aged 69 years. Predeceased by parents James and Mary Ellen; grandson Marcus and brother Anthony Shaw. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Phyllis of 45 years; children Darlene (Stanley), Sherry (Keith), Donna, Shawn (Samantha) and Sonia (Grant); 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Hearts Ease. Funeral service held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Bethel United Church, Little Hearts Ease with interment at United Cemetery, Little Hearts Ease.

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STROWBRIDGE, Gertie – Passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Thursday, October 25, 2012, Gertie Strowbridge of Clarenville, aged 94 years. Predeceased by husband Soloman and daughter Amelia. Left with fond and loving memories her sons Wilson (Sylvia), Cyril (Glenys), Clarence (Nellie), Max, Everett (Sandra), Raymond (Bonnie) and Rex (Donna); 12 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service took place on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. In her memory donations may be made to Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville.

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THOMAS, Ethel King [nee Vey] – Surrounded by her loving family, it is with saddened hearts they announce the peaceful passing of Ethel King Thomas, age 92, from Hodge’s Cove, at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on October 22, 2012. Predeceased by her parents, George and Fanny (nee King) Vey, husband, Cyril, daughter, Geraldine, son, Willis , grandson, Jody, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Leaving to mourn with many fond and loving memories are her children, Doug (Ruth), Ron (Greta), Ella (Jim), Patsy (Richard), Ethel (Calvin); 15 grandchildren,; 19 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild , son-in-law, Winston Avery and many other relatives and friends. Rested at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Hodge’s Cove from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev’d Jessie Broaders, assisted by Rev’d Myrna Vey, Harvey Drover, Joan Peddle and Laura Drover, took pace on Thursday, October 25, 2012 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island. (reprinted from The Packet).
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VEY, Alexander – Passed away suddenly at his home in Shoal Harbour on Monday, December 3, 2012, Alex Vey of Long Beach, aged 69 years. Predeceased by parents Malcolm & Rosanna Vey; wife Linda. Left with fond and loving memories his wife Pamella and her children; daughter Karen Kelland (David); son Henry (Kerry); grandchildren Elisabeth, Brittany and Alex; sister Myra Churchill (Levi); brother Lester (Ivy); and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Cremation has taken place.

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VEY, William George – The family of the late WILLIAM GEORGE VEY, age 90, from Long Beach , regrets to announce his peaceful passing at the St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, St. John’s, on September 14, 2012. Predeceased by his wife, Mary, sisters, Margaret and Jean and sons-in-law, Lloyd and Rod. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his daughters, Ella, Donna (Stuart), Karen (Graham) and Kathy; son, Lloyd (Donna); grandchildren, Denise (Paul), Ray, Deidre (Jake), Danielle (Phil), Nicole (Philip), Dayna (Paul), Brittany and Nicholas; great grandchildren, Alexander and Maggie; brothers, Ron (Mary), Cyril (Blanche), Frank (Marg) and Eldon (Alice); sisters, Lorraine and Audrey and many other relatives and friends. Rested at St. Marks Anglican Church, Long Beach from where the funeral service, officiated by Rev. Jessie Broaders, took place on Monday, September 17, 2012 with interment following. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vardy’s Funeral Home, Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island.
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WHALEN, William T. – Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on February 26, 2012 William T. Whalen of Caplin Cove aged 85 years. Predeceased by wife Rachel. Left with fond and loving memories his daughter Geneva Stacey (Brian) Labrador City; son Raymond (Violet) Clarenville; grandchildren Tonya, Curt, Trent and Bradley; great grandchildren Sophie, Nicholas, Hendrix, and Rayne; sisters Irene Critch (Roy), Hillview, Ethel Jacobs, Shoal Harbour, and Marcie Hillyard (George), St. Jones Within; brothers Hedley (Emma), Caplin Cove and Stan (Woodrow), Caplin Cove and a large circle of family and friends. Rested at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Little Heart’s Ease. Funeral Service held on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Caplin Cove United Church with interment at United Cemetery, Caplin Cove. In his memory donations to United Church, Caplin Cove.

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