NL GenWeb Obituaries

West Coast ~ Codroy District

Obituaries - pre 1998

Most of these obituaries were transcribed from the newspaper, The Gulf News. It is printed weekly at Port aux Basques and is distributed to many communities from Rose Blanche on the south coast to South Branch on the West Coast.

Obituaries were transcribed by various people but mainly BRENDA JANES. While they have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

1952
JOHN ALEXANDER HINES (HYNES)
NEW WATERFORD, June 14, Friend in Cape Breton will be sorry to learn of the passing of John A. Hines who died suddenly at his home on May 30, 1952 in Searston, Nfld., following a short illness. As a young man the deceased had worked for the Dominion Coal Co., at Glace Bay after which he left for Detroit, Mich., where he remained for 15 years. He again returned to his native home of Searston and engaged in the farming industry until the time of his death.The late Mr. Hines was an active community and church worker. He was president of the Community Council, and of the Credit Union and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Co-Operative Society. He was a devout member of St Ann's Church, Searston. Besides his sorrowing widow [Katherine Jane Downey], he is survived by eight children, Mrs John (Eileen) Upton, Halifax; Mrs Bill (Theresa) MacDonald, town; Mrs J.P. (Dorothy) Brown, Madison, Wis.; Mrs Andrew (Patricia) Shields, Victoria, BC; S-Sgt Bernard Hines, RCEME, Camp Borden; Gerald, James and Leonard all in Newfoundland. Ten grandchildren also survive. Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs W.J. Keating, Stephenville, Nfld; Mrs Michael Downey, Great Codroy, Nfld; Mrs Frank Poole, Tampa Flordia; Mrs Catherine Myers, Cleveland, Ohio; and one brother, Richard Hines, Detroit. The funeral was held on Sunday, June 1st, with prayers at the graveside being offered by Rev. Mons. Kervin, pastor of St Ann's Church, Searston. Note: This family spells their name Hynes, but I have just printed what the paper stated.Submitted by Cathie Grant
1973
BENNETT, CHARLES
Passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital on November 24, 1973 Mr. Charles Bennett at the age of 82. He leaves to mourn his wife and one sister Liana at New Glasgow, NS. Mr. Bennett served with the C.N.R. for 30 years and was an active member of the Royal William Lodge 20, Channel. Funeral service was held on November 27th with interment in the United Church cemetery.

BURNS, MOSES
Passed away on December 31st,1973, Mr. Moses Burns in his 89th year. Mr. Burns was a former resident of "The Block" Searston. He and his wife moved to Stephenville a few years ago, where he spent the final span of his life. Left to mourn are his wife, two daughters, Mrs Carmel Martin of Stephenville, whose husband John is deceased, also Mrs. Mary Ryan of OíRegans, whose husband, Dennis passed on Christmas day, several years ago. Burial was at Searston.

CHAISSON, JOHN
Our deepest symathy to the wife and relatives of Mr. John Chaisson, aged 75 of Searston, who died on December 23rd, 1973. Funeral services were held in St. Annís Parish Church, Searston. Burial took place in the cemetery at Searston.

LOMOND, JACOB
The death occurred at the Channel Cottage Hospital on December 29th, 1973 of Mr. Jacob Lomond in his 87th year. Mr. Lomond was a well-known citizen of Port aux Basques as he was employed as a Section Foreman with the Canadian National Railways for 41 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Lucy, to whom he was married to 46 years ago by Canon Reid on June 16th, 1927 at Port aux Basques. Other mourners were sons, Gordon at Marystown and Roland at Port aux Basques; daughters, Pearl (Mrs. James A. Musseau) and Margaret (Mrs. Joseph Levey) both of Port aux Basques; brother, Llewellyn of Grand Bay West; eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at St. James Anglican Church and interment was at theBarachois Cemetery.

READ, ALFREDA
Passed away at Port aux Basques om November 8, 1973, Mrs. Alfreda Read at the age of 91. She leaves to mourn three sons. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Davis were held at St. James Anglican Church on November 10th. Interment was in the Anglican Cemetery at Barachois Hill.
1974
ALLEN, WILFRED
There passed away at his home on November 10th, 1974, after a long illness, Wilfred Allen aged 71. He leaves to mourn three daughters, Vera (Mrs. Ira Mauger), and Eileen (Mrs. Randell Hardy) at Channel, Bernice (Mrs. William May) at Sudbury, Ont.; two sons, George and Wilfred at Channel; 16 grandchildren. His wife Frances predeceased him 16 years ago. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Peter Barnes were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on Nov. 12th with interment in the cemetery at Port aux Basques.

AMBROSE, ANNIE nee OíQUINN
The death occurred in Cambridge, Mass. On October 13th 1974 of Mrs. Annie Ambrose formerly of St. Andrews and sister to Thomas OíQuinn, who still resides in that community. Mrs. Ambroseís death came quite suddenly. She was 80 years of age and leaves to mourn one sister, Effie who is 90 also residing in USA and her brother Thomas is 86.

ANDERSON, ALEX
There passed away on September 15th1974, Alex Anderson, in his 72nd year, while on vacation at Fortune, after a short illness. He leaves to mourn his wife Lucy, two stepsons, Alex Button and Donald Button, both of Port aux Basques; one sister Ethel (Mrs. W. Lisson) of Dartmouth, NS; one brother Howard Anderson at Stephenville. Funeral services were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on Sept. 18th with Rev. T. Warren officiating. Interment was in Barachois Cemetery.

AUCOIN, ARTHUR
Passed away at his home at Millville on June 15th, 1974, Arthur Aucoin at the age of 72. He leaves to mourn his wife, Annie; sons, Clem at Millville, Walter at Codroy, and Raymond at home; daughters, Leona (Mrs. Gerald Gale), Clara (Mrs. Wallace Brake), both at South Branch, Cecilia (Mrs William Aucoin), Wabush, Lab., Bernice (Mrs. Ronald Hiscock) in Millville and adopted daughter, Christine McIsaac, at home; five sisters, Lucy (Mrs. George Cormier), Upper Ferry, Rose (Mrs. Archie McIsaac), Mrs. Beatrice Muise and Matilda (Mrs. Joe OíQuinn) of South Branch, Mrs. Minnie McQuarrie of Stephenville; three brothers, Narcus, William and Charles all of South Branch; 17 grandchildren. The funeral was June 17th from St. Annís Church, Searston, following Requiem High Mass. Interment was at Great Codroy Cemetery. The pallbearers were sons Clem and Walter and sons-in-law, William Aucoin, Ronald Hiscock, Gerald Gale and Wallace Brake.

BALL, MARTHA ANN
There passed away at her home at Isle aux Morts on October 18th, 1974, Mrs. Martha Ann Ball, aged 81. She leaves to mourn three daughters, Edith (Mrs. James Spencer) at Burgeo, Lottie (Mrs. Eric Durnford) at Port aux Basques and Vera (Mrs. Dominic LeFrense) at Isle aux Morts; three sons, Matthew and Gordon at Isle aux Morts and John at St. Anthony; one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Cox at Cornwallis and one brother, George Clothier at Dartmouth; 31 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at the Church of the Holy Spirit at Isle aux Morts on October 21st with interment in the cemetery at Isle aux Morts.

BEAUCHAMP, MARY
Passed away at Port aux Basques on January 9th, 1974, Mrs Mary Beauchamp in her 61st year. She leaves to mourn her husband Budd, brother Sandy Spencer; two daughters, Sheila, (Mrs. Henry Legge), Florence (Mrs. Charles House) of St. Johnís; three sons, Robert George and Stuart; ten grandchildren. Funeral services took place on Jan. 12th with interment at UC Cemetery.

BEAUCHAMP, BUDD
Passed away at the D.V.A. ward of the General Hospital at St. Johnís on June 16th, 1974 Budd Beauchamp, in his 63rd year. A native of Rencontre West, he leaves to mourn five step-children, George, Robert and Stewart Anderson all of Port aux Basques; Sheila (Mrs. Harry Legge) at Port aux Basques and Frances (Mrs. Charles House) of St. Johnís; brother, James of Mount Pearl; sisters, Monica (Mrs. Richard Willmont) of Milltown, Bay díEspoir and Mrs. Gladys Keyes, of Madison, Maine. Mrs Beauchamp predeceased him January 9th, 1974. Funeral services were held at Wesley United Church on June 19th, with the Rev. TR Mills officiating. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery at Dennisí Pond.

BENNET, SHAWN, 4, on October 20th , 1974.

BENOIT, JOSEPH BENJAMIN
Died suddenly at Benoits Siding, Doyles, November 5th, 1974, Joseph Benjamin Benoit " Joe Ben" at the age of 89. He leaves to mourn three sons, Bernard at Doyles, Raymond at Port aux Basques and Thomas at South Branch; five sisters, Sarah who resided with him, Mrs. Harriet Perrier at St. Georges, Mrs. Eddie Casson at Vancouver, BC, Mrs. Rita Levesque at Connecticut and Mrs. Belle Warren at Miami, Florida; three grandchildren, Brenda, daughter of Raymond, Paul and Natasha, children of Bernard. Funeral services were held at the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews with Rev. Father Devine officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at St. Andrews.

BILLARD, LILLIAN
There passed away suddenly at her home in Grand Bruit on June 26th, 1974 Mrs. Lillian Billard at the age of 66. She leaves to mourn her husband, Herbert; one daughter Sheila (Mrs. Jerry Billard) at Halifax,; four sons, Clyde and Winston at Halifax, Onslow and Ward at Grand Bruit; adopted daughter Gertie at Halifax; one sister, Pearl (Mrs. Edgar Sheaves) at Port aux Basques and three brothers, Earl at Lewisporte, Hubert at Grand Bruit and James at North Sydney. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. William Perry were held at Grand Bruit June 29th with interment at the United Church cemetery there.

BRAGG, RICHARD N.
There passed away at his home September 27th 1974 after a long illness, Richard Bragg at the age of 76. He leaves to mourn his wife, Maud; three sons, George, Christopher and William, all at Channel; four daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Bernard Prosser), Shirley (Mrs. George Osmond) and Marilyn all at Channel and Dallas (Mrs. Elwood Turner) at West Hanover, Mass.; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Rose at St. Johnís. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Peter Barnes, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on September 29th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

BROWNRIGG, FRANK
The death occurred on April 16th, 1974 of Mr. Frank Brownrigg of Codroy, at the age of 56. Mr. Brownrigg had been in ill health the past few months and on April 15th he returned to the hospital at St. Johnís where he failed to rally to further treatment. Funeral mass and services were held in St. Annís Parish Church, Searston, with Father Gale, Father Gash and Monsignor Hull officiating. Burial was in Great Codroy cemetery. Pallbearers were Mike Gillis, Bill OíQuinn, Ben Moore, George Fiander, Arthur Gale of Millville and Jerome Mitchell. Mr. Brownrigg moved from Corner Brook with his family some time ago and after residing in Millville for a period of time, moved into a newly built home in Codroy. Left to mourn are his wife, the former Monica Reid of Codroy and seven children, Harry, Gerard, Peter, Donald, Catherine and Patricia.  ***Errata - Judith not listed in the children he left behind (correction submitted by Donald Brownrigg.  Judith is his aunt)

BUNGAY, MARIE JANE
Died at Channel on November 13th, 1974, age 74.

CARTER, LESLIE R.
Passed away suddenly as the result of a car accident on November 9th,1974, Leslie R. Carter, son of Rosie and the late Leslie Carter, at the age of 19. He leaves to mourn his mother; five brothers, Cecil, Albert and Robert, Port aux Basques, Winston, New Glasgow and Charles, Labrador City; three sisters, Eileen (Mrs. George Kuhl), Santa Barbara, California, Winnie (Mrs. Richard Allen), South Brookfield, NC and Linda (Mrs. Albert Ingram), Goose Bay. Funeral services were held November 14th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

CHANT, MABLE
There passed away in November (1974) at the Grace General Hospital, St. Johnís, Mrs Mable Chant, formerly of Port aux Basques, at the age of 63. Left to mourn are her husband William, now residing in Fredrickton, Notre Dame Bay; four sons, Edwin and Raymond at Brampton, Ont., George at Bras dí Or, Cape Breton, Garfield at Carmanville; five daughters, Doris (Mrs. Morgan Richards), St. Catherines, Ont., Joyce (Mrs. Carl Wheaton), Fredrickton, Notre Dame Bay, Freda (Mrs. Calvin Whatton), Corner Brook, Olive (Mrs. Claude Janes) Cape Ray and Mrs. Bonnie Taite, Kitchener Ont.; 19 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The funeral took place in Frederickton.

COLLIER, CLAYTON - At Codroy, December 21st, 1974, aged 24.

COX, HENRY
There passed away on December 17th ,1974, Henry Cox of Rose Blanche, in his 55th year. He leaves to mourn five sisters, Emily Spicer, with whom he resided, Elizabeth (Mrs. John Best), Mrs. Elsie Horwood of Rose Blanche, Caroline at Burgeo and Mrs. Gertrude Simms at Grand Bank. Funeral services were conducted at Rose Blanche by the Rev. Morgan, with interment in the Anglican cemetery there.

CURRIE, ELIZABETH
There passed away suddenly at her home at Channel on October 10th, 1974, Mrs. Elizabeth Currie, at the age of 70. She leaves to mourn her husband George; one son Maxwell and one daughter, Esther (Mrs. Christopher Bragg) both at Channel; two sisters, Esther Ann (Mrs. Jerome Blagdon) at Coombís Cove, Fortune Bay and Mrs. Harriet Vallis in Ontario; three brothers, Benjamin Hepditch and Philip Hepditch at English Harbour West and David Hepditch at Fortune; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at St. Michaelís and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche on October 12th, with Rev. D. Morgan officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Rose Blanche.

FELTHAM, ALEX
The sudden death of Mr. Alex Feltham in his 60th year occurred at Channel Cottage Hospital, on February 6th, 1974. Mr. Feltham, a prominent citizen of Channel, Port aux Basques was born and spent his lifetime in this town. He served on the PAB consolidated School Board since its formation and prior to that he was on the United Church School Board. He was also a member of the of the United Church Property Committie. Mr. Feltham was employed by the town as a carpenter for over 15 years and he has been chief operator at the Bruce Arena since its opening. He leaves to mourn, his wife, Dorcas; 4 sons, Gordon at St. Bruno, Que., George, who is stationed with the RCAF in Germany, Richard, at Toronto and David at Port aux Basques; 3 daughters, Jean, (Mrs. Dan Olson) of Los Angeles, Shirley, (Mrs. M. Gannil) of Los Angeles, Mabel, (Mrs. Ken Spencer) of Port aux Basques; 13 grandchildren, one brother, John, of Port aux Basques, foster brother, Stan MacKenzie of Yarmouth, NS; 3 sisters, Ethel, (Mrs. Alex Matthews) of Port aux Basques, Grace, (Mrs. Baxter Squarey) of Port aux Basques and Florence, (Mrs. George White) of Hudson, Que.

GAULTON, ABSALOM - At St. Johnís on April 10th, 1974, aged 36. Son of Mrs. Gaulton and the late Charles Gaulton.

HAYMAN, DORA nee PORTER
The sudden death of Mrs Dora Hayman in her 64th year occurred at her home in Lakes Brook, Port aux Basques on February 13, 1974. Born at Fox Island, Dora Porter, she moved to Port aux Basques 17 years ago. She leaves to mourn her husband, Samuel, one sister, Florence, (Mrs. Ward Vardy) of Port aux Basques, two brothers, Mr. Edwin Porter of Port aux Basques, and Mr. Allan Porter of Oshawa, Ont. The funeral service conducted by Rev. W. Davis took place at St. James Anglican Church on February 16th. Interment was in the Borsowlos Cemetery.

HIBBS, REGINALD
POIRIER, PAUL Special masses were celebrated at St. Andrews and Searston for the drowned husbands of Christina (MacDonald) Hibbs and Margaret (MacDonald) Poirier. Both men, Paul Poirier aged 43 and Reginald Hibbs aged 48 were lost at sea when their fishing boat overturned on July 20th , 1974. To date all efforts in trying to locate the bodies of the drowned victims have failed.

  • Reginald Hibbsí body was recovered Aug. 9th. Paul Poiriersí body was never recovered to my knowledge.
HODDER, MARGARET - At Margaree on April 25th,1974 , aged 38. Wife of Archibald Hodder.

INGRAM, GEORGE H.
Died at Corner Brook on November 29th, 1974, aged 78.

KEEPING, EDWARD S.
There passed away at Western Memorial Hospital , Corner Brook, on September 21st, 1974, Edward keeping, at the age of 72. He leaves to mourn his wife Alice; four sons, Israel, Ralph and Steward of Port aux Basques and Wilson at Toronto; three daughters, Julie (Mrs. Robert Willis), Toronto, Mary (Mrs. Frank Carew), Corner Brook and Hilda at home; 17 grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Peter Barnes, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on September 24th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

KEEPING, MARY
Passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital on May 25th,1974, after a lengthy illness, Mrs. Mary "Mollie" Keeping at the age of 67. She leaves to mourn her husband, Maxwell; daughter, Joan (Mrs. Alfred Wilson) and four grandchildren. Funeral service was held May 27th at St. Michaelís Church, Port aux Basques, with requiem mass offered by Father Gash and Father Gale. Interment was in the Anglican cemetery at Barachois Hill, with Rev. Owen Coffin assisting in the graveside service.

KEEPING, MINTER
The very sudden death of Mr. Minter Keeping in his 64th year occurred at his home on Charles Street on March 2nd ,1974, Mr. Keeping was born at Burnt Islands and was a long time resident of Port aux Basques. He was a war veteran and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 11. He leaves to mourn his wife, Isabel, three daughters, Greta, (Mrs. Cecil J. Strickland), Ruth,( Mrs. Mark Symes), Louise, living at home; sister, Sarah at Halifax and five grandchildren. The funeral service conducted by Rev. Warren and Major Brenson, Chaplain of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 11 took place at St. James Anglican Church. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 11 were in attendance. Interment was in the Borsowlos Cemetery.

KEEPING, PRISCILLA
There passed away at Channel Hospital on October 9th,1974, Mrs. Priscilla Keeping in her 65th year. She leaves to mourn three sons, Gerald, Herbert and Morgan; one daughter, Shirley (Mrs. Francis McDonald) all of Port aux Basques; one sister, Mrs. Jane Sheaves and one step-sister, Mrs. Nellie Gaulton both at Port aux Basques; 7 grandchildren. The funeral service, conducted by Lieut. Wilson Noble, was held at the Salvation Army Citadel, with interment in the Salvation Army Cemetery.

KENDALL, EMANUEL
Passed away peacefully July 12th, 1974 at his home in Ramea after a long illness, Emanuel Kendall at the age of 74. He leaves to mourn besides his wife Rita, 2 daughters, Maude at Scarborough, Ont., and Alice at Dartmouth; 4 sons, Norman at Ramea, Edward and Cecil at Dartmouth, and James at Goose Bay; one brother, Austin at Ramea; 4 sisters, Rita at Ramea, Alice at Dartmouth, Frances at New York, and Lucy at North Sydney; 16 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held at the Anglican Church, Ramea, July 14th with Rev. Lewis officiating.

LAWRENCE, WALLACE
Passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital on November 13th 1974, after a lengthly illness, Wallace Lawrence, at the age of 67. He leaves to mourn his wife Lucy, six daughters and six sons; also 12 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Salvation Army Citadel on Nov. 16th, with Lieut. Wilson Noble officiating. Interment was in the Salvation Army cemetery at Dennisí Road.

LeRICHE, MYRTLE nee ANDERSON
Passed away on February 13, 1974, after a lenthly illness, Mrs. Myrtle LeRiche of Charles St. in her 64th year. Born Myrtle Anderson of Port aux Basques she married the late Mr. John LeRiche. She leaves to mourn four daughters, Dorothy, (Mrs. Morgan Anderson) of Halifax, Elizabeth, (Mrs. Kenneth Green) of Port aux Basques, Lorena, (Mrs. Charles Anderson) of Port aux Basques, and Rosena, (Mrs. Owen) Pike of St. Johnís, four sons, John, James, Donald and Wilson all of Port aux Basques, one sister, Lillian Anderson, two brothers, Hubert Anderson of Port aux Basques and Donald Anderson of North Sydney, NS, 24 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. The funeral service conducted by Rev. Warren took place at St. James Anglican Church on February 17th. Interment was in the Anglican cemetery on High Street.

LOMOND, LLEWELLYN - At Grand Bay West on November 22nd,1974, aged 81 years.

MacDONALD, EVELYN nee CLOTHIER MacDONALD, STEPHEN MacDONALD, SHERRY LEE MacDONALD, CHRISTOPHER
The accidental death of Mrs. Evelyn Lorraine MacDonald in her 27th year, her husband, Mr. Stephen MacDonald in his 29th year and their two children, Sherry Lee aged 6 and Christopher aged 3 occurred near their home in Port Hawkesbury, NS on April 11th, 1974. The former Lorraine Clothier received her education in Port aux Basques. She leaves to mourn her parents, Mr. And Mrs. John Clothier, three brothers, David at Searston, Max at Halifax and James at home; three sisters, Barbara, Greta, (Mrs. Lloyd Rossiter) and Cathy, (Mrs. Kieth Patey), all at Port aux Basques. Stephen was born and educated at Port aux Basques and also worked an apprenticeship with Bowaters at Corner Brook and when this was completed he moved to Port Hawkesbury, NS. He leaves to mourn his parents, Mr. And Mrs. John MacDonald, two sisters, Geraldine, (Mrs. Alex Osmond) and Kathleen, Mrs (Gerald Anderson) both of Port aux Basques. Funeral services for this family were held at St. James Anglican Church on April 15th with Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was at the Barachoix Cemetery.

MacISAAC, JOHN JAMES
There passed away at the Thomas Roddick Hospital at Stephenville, on December 23rd,1974, after a short illness, James MacIsaac, of Doyles at the age of 73. He leaves to mourn three sons, Michael and Gordon at Doyles and Ambrose at Deer Lake; three daughters, Rita (Mrs. Leslie Pinhorn), Marjorie (Mrs. Allan English) at Doyles and Stella (Mrs. William Sutton), Port aux Basques; two brothers, Martin at Stephenville and Bert at Deer Lake; two sisters, Eva (Mrs. Harvey Squarey), Deer Lake and Mary (Mrs. Angus MacNeil); 23 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.His wife predeceased him 33 years ago, December 21st. Funeral services were held at the Church of the Precious Blood, St. Andrews. Interment was in the cemetery at St. Andrews.

MATTHEWS, ALEXANDER
There passed away suddenly on November 6th ,1974, Alexander Matthews, at the age of 71. He leaves to mourn his wife Ethel; four sons, Stanley, Ambrose, Rex, and Donald all of Port aux Basques; one daughter, Harriet (Mrs. Bobby Bentley) at Sault Ste Marie, Michigan; one brother Ernest at North Sydney; four sisters, Margaret (Mrs. Ernest Renaud), Grand Bay, Olive (Mrs. Charles Codner), Torbay, Elsie (Mrs. Frank Feeney), Providence, Rhode Island, Nora (Mrs. Arthur Janes) North Sydney; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Thomas Warren, were held on November 9th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

MUNDEN, JOHN
The late John R. Munden, 89 peacefully died at his home at Burnt Islands, March 24th, 1974. He is survived by his wife Stella, daughters, Catherine (Mrs. C. Collier) of Sydney River, NS, Marjorie (Mrs. M. Gordon) of Montreal, Que., Henrietta (Mrs W. Murray) of Port Coquitlam, BC, Olive, (Mrs. R. Walters) at Fox Roost, Nfld, Violet (Mrs. H. Reid) of New Glasgow, NS, foster daughter, Dorothy (Mrs. J. Prudis) of Dartmouth, NS; son Llewellyn of Burnt Islands; sister, Priscella (Mrs. P. Francis) of Margaree, Nfld; 34 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Burial service was held March 26th at St. Georgeís Church, Burnt Islands. Interment was at the church cemetery.

OSMOND, WALTER R.
Died at Cape Ray on September 4th, 1974, age 74.

PARSONS, SARAH
The death of Mrs. Sarah Parsons aged 102, of Corner Brook, occurred on April 24th ,1974, Mrs. Parsons was the grandmother of Frank Berkshire of Searston. She is survived by five daughters and two sons, who reside in Corner Brook.

PAYNE, FRANCIS
Passed away at his home in Rose Blanche on April 24th, 1974 Francis Payne, in his 80th year. He leaves to mourn three brothers, Clayton at Grand Bay, James at Halifax and Charles with whom he resided at Rose Blanche. Funeral services were held at St. Michaelís Church, Rose Blanche on April 26th. Attending from out of town were Mr. And Mrs. James Payne, Halifax, Mr. John Payn, Neilís Harbour, Marie Hiscock, Burgeo.

AUCOIN, ARTHUR
Passed away at his home at Millville on June 15th, 1974, Arthur Aucoin at the age of 72. He leaves to mourn his wife, Annie; sons, Clem at Millville, Walter at Codroy, and Raymond at home; daughters, Leona (Mrs. Gerald Gale), Clara (Mrs. Wallace Brake), both at South Branch, Cecilia (Mrs William Aucoin), Wabush, Lab., Bernice (Mrs. Ronald Hiscock) in Millville and adopted daughter, Christine McIsaac, at home; five sisters, Lucy (Mrs. George Cormier), Upper Ferry, Rose (Mrs. Archie McIsaac), Mrs. Beatrice Muise and Matilda (Mrs. Joe OíQuinn) of South Branch, Mrs. Minnie McQuarrie of Stephenville; three brothers, Narcus, William and Charles all of South Branch; 17 grandchildren. The funeral was June 17th from St. Annís Church, Searston, following Requiem High Mass. Interment was at Great Codroy Cemetery. The pallbearers were sons Clem and Walter and sons-in-law, William Aucoin, Ronald Hiscock, Gerald Gale and Wallace Brake.
PAYNE, GEORGE A.
There passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital at 3am September 27th,1974, George Payne at the age of 82. He leaves to mourn his wife Olive, five sons: Isaac, Claude, Lorne and Willard at Port aux Basques and Lucien at North Sydney; three daughters, Geraldine(Mrs. Alfred Anderson) and Alma (Mrs. Charles Chaisson) at Port aux Basques and Margaret (Mrs. John Ford at St. Johnís; one brother, Norman at Ramea; 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on September 29th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

PINK, SARAH FLORENCE
There passed away at the home of Albert Strickland, Harbour Le Cou, on October 6th,1974, after a short illness, Mrs. Sarah Florence Pink, at the age of 69. She leaves to mourn three daughters, Ada (Mrs. Albert Strickland) at Harbour Le Cou, Violet (Mrs. George Vardy) at Port aux Basques, and Carrie (Mrs. Fred Purcell) at Halifax; one son, Randell at Halifax; one sister, Ada (Mrs. Cyril Melbourne) at Port aux Basques; four brothers, Jack and Jim Dominie at Port aux Basques, Randell Dominie at Halifax and Henry Dominie at Ramea; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at St. Michaelís and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche on October 8th, with Rev. D. Morgan officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Rose Blanche.

POIRIER, PAUL
HIBBS, REGINALD Special masses were celebrated at St. Andrews and Searston for the drowned husbands of Christina (MacDonald) Hibbs and Margaret (MacDonald) Poirier. Both men, Paul Poirier aged 43 and Reginald Hibbs aged 48 were lost at sea when their fishing boat overturned on July 20th ,1974. To date all efforts in trying to locate the bodies of the drowned victims have failed.

  • Reginald Hibbsí body was recovered Aug. 9th. Paul Poiriersí body was never recovered to my knowledge.
READ, WILLIS
Passed away suddenly at his home on June 5th, 1974, Willis Read in his 66th year. Left to mourn are his wife, Harriet; son, Eric, at home; four daughters, Marie (Mrs. Raymond Thorne) of Dartmouth, NS, Claudine (Mrs. Ambrose Matthews) of Port aux Basques, Georgina (Mrs. Gary Guthrie) of Ottawa, Ont., Ruby (Mrs. Frank Johnstone) at Chaulk River, Ont.; brother, Bert at St. Johnís, Nfld; sister, Lillian, at home; eleven grandchildren. The funeral service took place June 8th at St. James Anglican Church with interment at Barachois cemetery.

SAMMS, WILLIAM GARLAND
There passed away as a result of a highway accident December 21st,1974, William Garland Samms, 31, of Woodville, Codroy. He leaves to mourn his wife, Valerie; son Anthony; parents, Mr. And Mrs. Benjamin Samms; six brothers, Frank and Lorenzo at Port aux Basques, Taylor at St. Andrews, Lawrence at Petewawa, Edgar at Downsview, and Ralph at Sicamous, BC; two sisters, Maggie (Mrs. Charles Leamon Jr.) at Port aux Basques and Audrey (Mrs. Leonard Lomond) at Sicamous, BC. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Owen Coffin at Holy Trinity Church, Codroy on Dec. 24th, with interment in the cemetery there.

SKEARD, IVY nee FRANCIS
Passed away at her home in Port aux Basques Mrs. Ivy Skeard in her 72nd year on March 1st, 1974. Born at LaPoile, Ivy Francis married the late Walter Skeard who passed away nine years ago. She leaves to mourn two sons, Elizah and Henry both residing at Port aux Basques, brother, Mr. E. Francis of Harbour Le Cou, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held March 3rd with Rev. Owen Coffin conducting the service. Interment was in the Anglican cemetery on High Street.

SMITH, MARY nee OíREGAN
The death occued during the week of Mrs. George Smith, the former Mary OíRegan of Millville. She is survived by her husband, George, three sons and two daughters. Funeral services were at Searston. Burial at Great Codroy Cemetery. Mrs. Smith was in her 54th year. Pallbeares were Eddie Smith, Cyril Downey, Brian OíRegan, Elmer Gale and Kevin Smith.  

TAPP, WALTER
Died at Cape Ray July 25th, 1974, age 65.

TAYLOR, ABRAHAM
There passed away at the D.V.A. Hospital in St. Johnís on October 10th,1974, Abraham B. Taylor, in his 55th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Olive, seven daughters, Gertie (Mrs. Basil Kendall), Clara (Mrs. Gerry Griffiths), Mrs. Melinda Robergel all of Calgary, Alberta, Hilda (Mrs. David Roberts) of Port aux Basques, Jane (Mrs. Walter Jeans) of Cape Ray, Darlene and Yvonne at home; five sons, Abraham at Calgary, Alberta, Jeffrey, Ricky, Basil and Shawn at home; two sisters, Sarah (Mrs. Llewllyn Pasher), Corner Brook and Mary (Mrs. Bertley Anderson), Port aux Basques; 8 grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on October 14th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

TAYLOR, CHARLES
There passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital, on December 11th,1974, after a lengthly illness, Charles Taylor at the age of 89. He leaves to mourn one sister, Mrs. Ellen Bryan, Burnt Islands; one brother, Morgan, Rose Blanche, one step-daughter, Grace (Mrs. Eric Parsons), Rose Blanche; adopted son, Norman at North Sydney; 10 grandchildren and one great- grandson. For the past 10 years Mr. Taylor resided with his grandson and wife, Mr. And Mrs. Reginald Parsons at Rose Blanche. Funeral services were conducted at Rose Blanche by the Rev. Morgan, with interment in the Anglican cemetery there.

TAYLOR, GORDON
Died suddenly at Duncan, B.C. on October 28th,1974, as the result of a car accident, Gordon Taylor, 31,of Harbour Le Cou. He leaves to mourn his father, William Taylor and stepmother Sabina at Harbour Le Cou; four sisters, Eileen (Mrs. Harold Lomond) and Edna (Mrs. Roy Sheaves) at Port aux Basques, Phyllis (Mrs. Ron Parsons) of Rose Blanche and Betty (Mrs. Nathan Walters) at Burnt Islands; one brother, William, Dartmouth, NS and grandmother, Mrs. Dinah James at Harbour Le Cou. Funeral services were held October 31st at St. Catherineís Church, Duncan B.C. with interment at Duncan.

    TOMPKINS, FATHER RICHARD G.
Father Richard G. Tompkins, parish priest of Curling for the past five years, passed away at Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook in the early morning of September 1st ,1974. He was 62 years of age. Father Tompkins was born in the Codroy Valley on July 26th, 1912 the son of the late James Tompkins and Ursula Burke. He leaves to mourn three sisters and three brothers: Mrs. Mary McCormick, who kept house for him for over twenty years, Margaret (Mrs. Fred Thompson) of St. Johnís, Mrs. Patricia Page of New Hampshire, Frank and Stan of the Codroy Valley and James of Ottawa. The funeral mass was celebrated at St. Annís Church at Searston on Sept. 10th 11:30 am. Burial was held in the family plot of the church cemetery.

VEY, JULIA
There passed away suddenly at Channel Hospital August 16th ,1974 at 7:00am Mrs Julia Vey at the age of 80. She leaves to mourn one brother, James at Channel; two sisters, Alice (Mrs. Augustus Meade) with whom she resided, and Lillian (Mrs. Daniel Ferguson) at Hamilton, Ont. Funeral services were held from St. James Anglican church August 19th with interment in the cemetery at Port aux Basques.

WALTERS, AMBROSE - At Margaree on July 1st,1974, age 85.

WALTERS, ANNIE nee MUSSEAU
Passed away after a lengthy illness at her home in Port aux Basques On March 18, 1974, Mrs. Annie Walters in her 55th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Howard, four sons, Arthur and Albert at Port aux Basques, Eric and Frank at Sydney Mines; her parents, Mr. And Mrs. James Musseau of Port aux Basques; five brothers, Gordon, Reginald and James of Port aux Basques, Gerald at Goose Bay, and Howard at Corner Brook; sister Dolly, (Mrs. Ronald Doyle) of Port aux Basques and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were held at St. James Anglican Church on March th with Rev. Warren officiating. Interment was at Barsowlos Cemetery.

    WARREN, JOHN H. - At Channel on April 10th,1974 aged 91.

WELLS, JOHN
Passed away at Grand Bay, Mr. John Wells in his 88th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Sarah, three sons, Ernest and John at Halifax and Randall of Grand Bay with whom he resided; three daughters, Lillian (Mrs. Charles Anderson) of Halifax, Mrs Mary Turbin of BC, and Alfreda, (Mrs. Arthur Moxam) of Scarborough, Ont.; brother, Albert at Montreal and sister, Mrs. Annie Murphy of Halifax. Funeral services were held by Rev. Dallis at St. Paulís Anglican Church. Interment was at St. Paulís Cemetery.
1975
ANDERSON, HIBBERT
There passed away suddenly at Robinsons on June 25th,1975 Hibbert Anderson of Port aux Basques at the age of 47 years. He leaves to mourn his wife, Lavinia; one son, Gordon; two grandchildren; four sisters, Jane (Mrs. Richard Purchase) of Halifax, Ida (Mrs. Matthew Gillam), Theresa (Mrs. Emmanuel Osmond), Violet (Mrs. Reg Keeping) all of Channel; one step-sister, Beatrice (Mrs. Joe Sturge) of North Sydney. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Barnes and Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on June 27th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

BILLARD, FREDERICK WILLIAM
There passed away suddenly at his home on January 7th,1975 Frederick Billard, at the age of 72. Mr. Billard retired from the CN as yardmaster at Port aux Basques with over 40 years service. He leaves to mourn his wife, Gladys; five sons, Robert at Oakville, Ont., George at Corner Brook, Roy at Comox, B.C., The Rev. Ralph at Burin, and Capt. Clayton at St. John, N.B.; five daughters, Phyllis (Mrs. Edgar Richards), Corner Brook, Vivian (Mrs. Joseph Fleming), Halifax, N.S., Ruth (Mrs. Fred Jarman), Burlington, Ont., Margaret (Mrs. David Ferguson), Peterborough, Ont., and Joan (Mrs. Ronald Lee), Grand Bank; two brothers, Lambert at Port aux Basques and George at London, Ont.; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Meade and Vivian (Mrs. Hubert Miles) at Stephenville; 24 grandchildren. Funeral services were held January 10th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

BILLARD, MILDRED
There passed away at Channel Hospital January 16th 1975, Mrs Mildred Billard at the age of 50. She leaves to mourn her husband Edward; two sons, Gordon at Port aux Basques and Eddie at home; five daughters, Grace (Mrs. James Savery) and Ann (Mrs. George Dominie) at Port aux Basques, Josephine (Mrs. Kevin Forward) at St. Johnís, Dora (Mrs. Don Skeard) at Ottawa, Ont., and Margaret (Mrs. John Snow) at Greenwood, N.S. Funeral services were held by Rev. Thomas Warren at St. Paulís Anglican Church, Grand Bay on January 19th. Interment was at St. Paulís Cemetery.

BILLARD, PETER
At Margaree on March 23rd ,1975 aged 76.

BROWN, WINNIE
Mrs. Winnie Brown, 72, of Rose Blanche, died June 22nd 1975, in Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook. She was a member of the ACWA and LOBA at Rose Blanche. Mrs Brown is survived by two sisters, Francis (Mrs. Abner Riles), Harbour Le Cou, Jean (Mrs. Joseph Fiander), North Sydney; five sons, Eric, with whom she resided, Arthur of Rose Blanche, Albert at Port aux Basques, Clarence and Thomas at North Sydney; 14 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren. Her husband predeceased her in 1950. Funeral Services were held at St. Michaelís and All Angels Church, Rose Blanche on June 24th. Burial was in the cemetery at Rose Blanche.

BUTTON, OSCAR
Passed away at Christopher Fisher Hospital on June 6th,1975, Oscar Button at the age of 47. He leaves to mourn his wife, Bridget; two sons, Reg and Philip; one daughter, Maisie (Mrs. Ches Frampton) at CFB Moisie, Quebec. Also his mother, Mrs. Mary Button; three sisters, Lillian (Mrs. James Musseau) at Port aux Basques, Rose (Mrs. Ron Sterling at Curling and Pearl (Mrs. George Baker) at Cormack; one brother, Richard at Port aux Basques. Funeral services were held at St. Jamesí on June 8th officiated by Rev. Barnes. Interment at cemetery in Port aux Basques.

CARROLL, GARFIELD
Of Margaree, died October 7th,1975 age 67 years.

COURTNEY, CHARLES
Died suddenly at home on October 29th,1975 Mr. Charles Courtney in his 73rd year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Jane; two sons, Phillip and James; three daughters, Minnie (Mrs. Cecil Hatcher), Emma Jane (Mrs. Garfield Francis), Catherine (Mrs. Gerald Hatcher) all at Rose Blanche; 35 grandchildren and 16 great- grandchildren; one brother, John living at Port aux Basques. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Morgan, took place November 1st, with interment in the Anglican cemetery at Burnt Islands.  

FARRELL, JOHN THOMAS
Died in a fire at his home on April 16th, 1975, John Thomas Farrell at the age of 72 years. He leaves to mourn his wife Ann; three daughters, Amelia (Mrs. William Barboni), Nellie and Patricia all at Dryden; five sons, Michael in Cyprus, John, Edward and Brian at Dryden, Ont. and Stanley at home; two brothers, Cornelius at Curling and Joseph at O'Regans; one sister, Rose (Mrs. Ed Sinnott) at Clarenville. Funeral Mass was held at St. Ann's Church, Searston on April 19th. Interment was in Great Codroy cemetery.

FARRELL, VIOLET nee WALTERS
There passed away at her home on May 27th, 1975, Violet Farrell in her 58th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Russell; three sons, Hubert at Port aux Basques and Leander and Gerald at Toronto; two daughters, Rita (Mrs. James Lomond) at Port aux Basques and Cassie at Clarenville. She also leaves to mourn her father, Arthur Walters; one brother, Howard and one sister, Mary (Mrs. Bradley Farrell) all at Port aux Basques; also 5 grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on May 30th with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

GILLAM, ANNIE
Died at Corner Brook on November 10th, 1975 of Grand Bay, age 80.

GILLAM, DAVID JAMES
David James Gillam, of Robinsons, was drowned June 5th, 1975, while on a fishing trip with a companion at Heatherton. The men were fishing at Plaster Pond when their small rubber boat overturned. The other man swam ashore. The body of Mr. Gillam was recovered about three hours later. Mr. Gillam, 35, was the only son of Mrs. Gillam and the late James Gillam. He was married and had two sons.

HANN, DOUGLAS
At Corner Brook on June 1st , 1975, aged 69 years.

HAYWARD, JOHN EDWARD
There passed away suddenly at Channel Cottage Hospital on July 11th 1975, John Hayward at the age of 62. He leaves to mourn his wife, Golda; three sons, James, Charles and Bertrum all at Port aux Basques; four daughters, Emily (Mrs. Arthur Taylor), Beatrice (Mrs. Edward Duhart Jr.), Helen all at Port aux Basques and Lillian (Mrs. Harvey Howell) living at Goose Bay; one brother, Charles at Port aux Basques and three daughters-in-law; 32 grandchildren and 1 great grand child. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, with interment in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

HILLIARD, GEORGE SETH
George Hilliard, 67, of Codroy was found dead on the main road in that community around 3:00am on March 1st,1975. No foul play was suspected.  

KEEPING, HAROLD H.
There passed away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, on January 19th, 1975 after a short illness, Harold Keeping at the age of 62. He leaves to mourn his wife, Alva, his mother, Mrs. Frances Keeping, three sons, George, Max and Robert all of Port aux Basques; three daughters, Joan (Mrs. Lorna Gale), Claudia (Mrs. Lewis Lawrence) both of Port aux Basques and Betty-Lou (Mrs. Ben Sheardon), Whitehorse, Yukon; two brothers, Rod at Sydney and Claude at Vancouver; two sisters, Geraldine at Port aux Basques and Ramona (Mrs. William Payne) at Vancouver; 12 grandchildren. Funeral services were held January 21st at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

  KETTLE, JOHN T.
There passed peacefully away at Channel Hospital February 9th,1975 John Kettle aged 79 years. He leaves to mourn one adopted daughter, Marie (Mrs. Morgan Dicks), one foster son, David in Port aux Basques; six sisters, Mrs. Alice Savery, Channel, Mrs. Cedella Osmond, Grand Bay, Mrs. Florence Sheaves, Montreal, Carrie (Mrs. Cyril Abbott, Bertha (Mrs. William Balcome) and Dorothy (Mrs. Arthur Davis) all at halifax; one brother, Howard at Grand Bay; 10 grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held by Rev. Owen Coffin at St. Paulís Anglican Church, Grand Bay Interment was at St. Paulís Cemetery.

LEE, WILLIAM
There passed peacefully away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, October 12th, 1975, William Lee of Port aux Basques in his 91st year. Leaving to mourn his wife, Martha and Son George with whom he resided. Funeral services were held October 15th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

LeMOINE, MELISSA
Of Channel, died October 11th, 1975, age 75 years.

LEAMON, ELLEN OLIVE
Of Channel, died May 23rd 1975, at Corner Brook aged 70. Wife of Abraham.  

MacARTHUR, MARY CECILIA
There passed peacefully away at her home at Upper Ferry on January 10th, 1975, Mrs. Mary MacArthur, in her 77th year. She leaves to mourn one daughter, Margaret (Mrs. Leo Cormier) at Upper Ferry; five sons, Martin, George and Sears at Upper Ferry, Dan in Ontario, and John in Alberta; two step-sons, Frank at Upper Ferry and James at Corner Brook. The funeral mass was celebrated at St. Annís Church at Searston on January 12th officiated by Rev. Father Devine. Burial was in the church cemetery.

MARTIN,SIMEON
Passed away after a lengthly illness on December 28th, 1975 at Channel Hospital, Port aux Basques, Simeon Martin.Leaving to mourn his wife Tina, two daughters, Ella (Mrs. W. Grayson Crowley), Labrador City, Yvonne (Mrs. Joseph W. Roberts) with whom he resided; three sisters, Sally (Mrs. Wm Taylor), St. Johnís, Annie (Mrs. Peter Noel), St. Johnís, Susie (Mrs. Joseph Denson), Toronto and one brother, Rev. Ezekiel Martin, Alberta. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery, Port aux Basques.

MARTIN, STELLA
Buried at Codroy August, 1975.

MATTHEWS, ELIZABETH
Passed away at Channel Hospital, November 11th, 1975, Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews in her 72nd year. Left to mourn are her husband, Samuel; one daughter, Mary (Mrs. Owen Noseworthy) at Grand Bay; one son, Fred at Port aux Basques; one step-son, Charles, with whom she resided; two step-daughters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Edward Duhart) of Corner Brook and Lillian (Mrs. Stanley Lomond) of Grand Bay; two grandchildren, and several step-grandchildren; one sister, Maria Musseau of Port aux Basques; three brothers, Joseph at Stephenville, Edward and Peter at Port aux Basques and one step-brother, Charles White also in Port aux Basques. Funeral services were held at St. Paulís Anglican Church at Grand Bay, Rev. T. Warren officiating. Interment at Grand Bay Cemetery.

MEADE, SAMUEL
Of Burgeo, died November 21st, 1975, age 72. Husband of Sarah.  

MELBOURNE, SAMUEL
Passed away at Channel Hospital after a lengthy illness, Samuel J. Melbourne in his 76th year. Left to mourn are three daughters, Phyllis (Mrs. Allan Stevens) of St. Johnís, Roberta (Mrs. Thomas Warfield) of San Francisco, USA and Marg (Mrs. Berbley Reynolds) of Toronto, Ont. and five grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife Jenny, five sons and one daughter. Mr. Melbourne was a member of the Canadian Legion and joined the army in the First World War. He was also a member of the Masonic Order. He served with the Nfld Railway and CN railways for 33 years and at the time of his retirement, was a conductor on the CNR passenger train. Funeral services took place from Wesley United Church on October 25th. 1975 Interment in the United Church Cemetery.

MOORE, MYRTLE MAGNOLIA nee READER
Passed away suddenly at Channel Cottage Hospital on May 8th, 1975, Mrs. Hubbard Moore of Codroy. The former Myrtle Reader of Bell Island, she was predeceased by her mother and father at Bell Island, sister Marg of Sydney and son Jack who was drowned off Codroy three years ago. She leaves to mourn three daughters, Marguerite (Mrs. John Lermay) and Barbara (Mrs. Leroy Covey) of Niagra Falls and Nancy (Mrs. Norman Garreau) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two sons, Don of Codroy and Jerry at B.C.; three sisters, Muriel, (Mrs. Louis Palmer) in Sydney, Gertie (Mrs. K. Hunt) at Grimsby, Ont. and Irene (Mrs. George Thompson), Thorold, Ont.; one brother, Mont Reader in Scotland. Burial took place from Holy Trinity Church in Codroy on May11th officiated by Rev. Thomas Warren and Rev. Peter Barnes. Interment was in the church cemetery.

  OSMOND, CLIFFORD C.
Clifford Osmond, aged 68 of 27 Woodland Ave. Dartmouth, N.S. died February 16th 1975, at the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Port aux Basques, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Marks) Osmond. He worked for the CN railroad for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, the former Gladys Pope; four sons, Harvey and Lloyd, Port aux Basques, Stanley, Hamilton, Ont., and Clifford, Marystown; one daughter, Clarice (Mrs. Randell Pink), Dartmouth, N.S.; one brother, John at Port aux Basques; 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a twin brother, Douglas. Funeral services were held February 19th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

OSMOND, FRANCES
Of Cape Ray, died September 27th, 1975, age 83.

OSMOND, HANNAH JANE
There passed away at her home in Port aux Basques on August 12th, 1975, Mrs. Hannah Jane Osmond in her 80th year. She leaves to mourn four daughters, Lottie Tobin, Sydney River, Marie (Mrs. Eric Pike) and Rosie (Mrs. Israel Keeping) at Port aux Basques and Myrtle (Mrs. Pat Naugel), Eastern Passage, N.S.; four sons, Sandy, Cecil, Clayton and Ambrose, all of Channel; 24 grandchildren and 8 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Grand Bay on Thursday. Interment at Grand Bay Cemetery.

PARSONS, MARIA
Died at Chanel on November 6th, 1975, age 32.

REID, LILLIAN
At Codroy on March 11th, 1975, age 83. Wife of George.

REID GEORGE,
Buried at Codroy August, 1975.

RIDEOUT, GEORGE
There passed away at St. Clareís Hospital, St. Johnís, George Rideout in his 66th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Gertie; son Abram; daughter-in-law and two granddaughters all at Marystown; his mother, Catherine and two sisters, Mrs. Geo Keeping and Mrs. Spencer at Channel.

SCOTT, ELIZA nee BUTTERY
There passed away at the Rochester General Hospital, New York on October 20th, 1975, Mrs. Eliza Scott at the age of 85. She leaves to mourn one son, Lawrence; a number of grandchildren and great- grandchildren; four nieces, Hazel (Mrs. Oscar Kettle), Alice (Mrs. Arthur A. Kettle), Mrs. Rosie White, Agnes (Mrs. William Kettle); three nephews, Albert, John and Walter Buttery all at Grand Bay; one niece, Sadie (Mrs. John Hardy), Corner Brook; one nephew, Albert Buttery at Toronto. Funeral services were held at Rochester, N.Y. October 24th. Mrs. Scott was the former Eliza Buttery of Grand Bay.

  SHORT, EDITH ELLEN nee BATEMAN
Passed away on October 1st, 1975, Mrs. Edith Ellen Short in her 62nd year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Ambrose; three sons, Thomas Pike, Channel, Gordon Pike, Orillia, Ont., Ernest Pike, Toronto; daughter Judy (Mrs. Donald Osmond), Channel; eight step-daughters, Myrtle (Mrs. Ward Pope), Margaret (Mrs. Charles Humphries), Bernice (Mrs. Doug Jesso), Frances (Mrs. David Piercey), Ada (Mrs. Roy Brown), Vera (Mrs. Clayton Tapp, Dot (Mrs. Harold Kettle, Patsy (Mrs. Doug King); three step-sons, Bill, Basil and Gary Short; four brothers, Saul Bateman, Harbour Le Cou, James Bateman, Burnt Islands, John and Thomas Bateman of Channel; three sisters, Gladys (Mrs. Charles Leamon), Channel, Jane (Mrs. Gordon Vallis), Stephenville, Sedella, Glace Bay; 16 grandchildren and 4 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held October 3rd at St. Jamesí Anglican Church. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

SKEARD, DINAH MRS.
There passed peacefully away on June 6th, 1975, Mrs. Dinah Skeard, at the age of 84. She leaves to mourn three sons, Enos and Louis at Sydney and William, with whom she resided; four daughters, Rhoda (Mrs. Stephen LaForme), Toronto, Susie (Mrs. Albert Hann), Burgeo, Alice (Mrs. William Quinn), Stephenville, and Catherine (Mrs. John Clarke), Carbonear. Her husband, John, predeceased her 32 years ago. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Owen Coffin, were held at St. Jamesí Anglican Church on June 9th with interment in the cemetery at Port aux Basques.  

SNOOKS, ERNEST
Passed peacefully away on March 16th 1975, at St. Johnís, Ernest Snooks in his 67th year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Hazel; one son, Austin of Stephenville; three step-daughters, Mable (Mrs. Earl Hynes) of St. Andrews, Annie (Mrs. Nelson Osmond) of Port aux Basques, Mildred (Mrs. Cecil Brooker) of Grimsby, Ont.; one step-son, Cecil Strickland of Port aux Basques; two sisters, Eva (Mrs. Evert Sheppard) and Martha (Mrs. Jack Joyce) of Lark Harbour; two brothers, Solomon and Thomas both at Lark Harbour; 21 grandchildren; 4 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held March 20th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. Owen Coffin officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

STONE, ALEXANDER
Of Margaree, formerly of West Point, died October 15th, 1975, age 91 years.

STONE, WILLIAM JOSEPH
The death if William Joseph Stone occurred December 29th1975, at his son-in-laws residence in Curling in his 82nd year. He leaves to mourn three daughters, Ruth (Mrs. Gordon Candow), Mrs. Mary Graham, Hilda (Mrs. George Pike), Port aux Basques; one son, Donald of Corner Brook; four sisters, Bertha (Mrs. John Simm), Sadie (Mrs. Edward Stone), Mrs. Elizabeth Pike and Mrs. Maude Morgan. Funeral services took place Wednesday from St. Maryís Anglican Church in Curling with interment in the church cemetery.      

STRICKLAND, DOUGLAS
There passed away suddenly at Channel Hospital February 8th, 1975 Douglas Strickland, at the age of 51.He leaves to mourn his wife, Leila; one daughter, Winifred (Mrs. Samuel Spender) at Bridgewater, N.S.; three sons, Carl at Port aux Basques, Harry and Alan at St. Johnís; 3 grandchildren. Funeral services were held February 10th at St. Jamesí Anglican Church with the Rev. TR Mills officiating. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery at Dennisí Pond.

STRICKLAND, LLOYD
Passed away suddenly at Channel Hospital, Mr. Lloyd Strickland age 46. He leaves to mourn his wife Julia; one daughter Ethel; two sons, Wayne and Marvin; father, stepmother, one brother and two sisters. Buried at Isle aux Morts. *No date in obit. Taken from paper dated Aug. 22, 1975.  

VOUTIER, PHILIP
Passed away suddenly November 13th 1975, at Bishopís Falls, Philip Voutier of Petites in his 91st year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Beatrice; six sons, Thomas in Sudbury, Ont., Wilfred, Levack, Ont., Cyril and Clyde in Rose Blanche, Roy, Yarmouth, N.S. and Donald, Bishopís Falls with whom he resided; three daughters, Olive (Mrs. Thomas Waugh), Naughton, Ont., Dorothy (Mrs. Philip LeRiche) and Clara (Mrs. Rex Matthews) at Port aux Basques; 43 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Funeral service at Bethany United Church, Petites. Interment at United Church Cemetery.

WALTERS, ARTHUR
Died at Channel on October 20th, 1975, age 84.

WALTERS, ELSIE nee OSMOND
There passed away at Victoria, British Columbia on February 8th, 1975, Mrs. Elsie Walters at the age of 64. She leaves to mourn her husband, Ralph; two sons, Donald and Robert at Victoria; two daughters, Eileen (Mrs. Dorman Francis), Edmonton and Linda at home; two sisters, Mrs. Josie Vallis, Bras Dí Or and Mrs. Tilly Andrews, Sydney, N.S.; one brother, John Osmond, Lakes Brook, Port aux Basques; 6 grandchildren. The remains rested at McCallís Funeral Home, Victoria until February 11th when funeral services were held at 1pm. Interment was in Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria.

WALTERS, GARFIELD
There passed away at Channel Hospital April 5th, 1975, Garfield Walters, of Isle aux Morts, at the age of 68. He leaves to mourn his wife, Sarah Jane; six sons, William, Garfield, George, Joshua, Minter and Cornelius, all at home; six daughters, Rose (Mrs. Clem Aucoin), Millville, Elizabeth (Mrs. Emanuel Caines), Carrie (Mrs. Lawrence Snook), Marina (Mrs. James Mauger) all at Isle aux Morts, Ella, (Mrs. Conrad Davis), Bay díEspoir and Mary (Mrs. Ralph Anderson), Port aux Basques; three sisters, Mrs. Martha Francis, Mrs. Loreia Billard, and Mrs. Marcella Huelin all at home; 37 grandchildren;2 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Holy Spirit Church, Isle aux Morts, with interment in the Anglican cemetery there.

WHITE, EDNA
There passed away at the Harbour Lodge, Carbonear, on June 6th, 1975, Edna White, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. John White, at the age of 54. She leaves to mourn three sisters, Annie (Mrs. Walter March), Stephenville, Mary (Mrs. Israel Lillington) and Shirley (Mrs. Anthony Wadden) at Port aux Basques; three brothers, Ernest at New York, James at Guelph, Ont., and Morgan at Port aux Basques. Funeral services were held June 9th with the Rev. TR Mills officiating. Interment was in the United Church Cemetery.    

WHITE, JANE E.
Passed away at Channel, Mrs. Jane White, in her 81st year, on February 26th. 1975, She leaves to mourn four sons, William and Morgan at Channel, Ernest at Peekskill, N.Y. and James at Guelph, Ont., ; five daughters, Anne (Mrs. Walter Marche), Stephenville, Edna at Harbour Lodge, Carbonear, Mary (Mrs. Israel Lillington) and Shirley (Mrs. Anthony Wadden) both at Channel and Aneatha (Mrs. Orrin Mallard) at Dartmouth, N.S.; 30 grandchildren;20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Salvation Army Citadel on March 2nd, with Lieutenant W. Noble officiating.
1976
BENNETT, CEDELLA
There passed away at Channel Hospital September 17, 1976, Cedella Bennett in her 58th year. She leaves to mourn her husband, Kenneth; three daughters, Florence (Mrs. Nelson Kettle), Dinah (Mrs. George Carter Jr.) and Ann at home. Also four sisters, Edith (Mrs. Remile Gardner), Mary (Mrs. Earl Brown), Cornelia (Mrs. Allan Melbourne) and Hannah (Mrs. Gerald Ford); three brothers, Jim and Oswald at Port aux Basques and Charles at Montreal.

BILLARD, THOMAS
There passed peacefully away at St. Johnís General Hospital December 4, 1976, Thomas Billard age 34 years. Leaving to mourn his wife, Dianne; three children, Denise, Tommy and Todd, his mother, Mrs. Ada Billard of Grand Bruit; sister Jean (Mrs. John James) Burgeo; brother, Roy at Grand Bruit and his grandfather, Mr. Archibald Billard. Funeral services took place at Faith United Church, Burgeo.

BUNGAY, MATTHEW T.
Passed away suddenly at Moncton, NB on January 20th, 1976 Matthew Bungay, in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn his wife Beatrice, an adopted daughter Rose (Mrs. Robert Horsman) with whomhe resided. Also three brothers, Arthur, James and George all residing in Port aux Basques. One sister, Elizabeth (Mrs. Stortz), London, Ont. He was laid to rest in Fairhaven Cemetery at Moncton by Rev. Spurrell on January 22nd.

CAINES, JOHN C.
Passed away at Burnt Islands on March 29th, 1976 John Caines age 94. He was the oldest resident in this community. His wife and two children predeceased him many years ago. Left to mourn; one adopted daughter, Classie (Mrs. Ernest Harris) and one sister, Susanna in the US. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Morgan took place March 31st. Interment in the Anglican cemetery, Burnt Islands.

CHAULK, CHESLEY
Passed away at Burnt Islands on March 3rd, 1976 Chesley Chaulk, age 43. He leaves to mourn his mother and father, Emma and James Chaulk; three brothers, Sindey, Alex and Gerald at home and one sister, Julia (Mrs. Alton Milley) at Mount Pearl. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Morgan took place March 6th, with interment in the Anglican cemetery, Burnt Islands.

CROCKER, FLORA nee ANDERSON
There passed away at the Toronto General Hospital on October 10th, 1976 Flora Crocker in her 64th year. She leaves to mourn seven sons, Willie, Leonard, David, Robert, Cyril, Harold and Clifford of Toronto and three daughters, Hazel (Mrs. Gordon Thompson) of B.C., Sylvia and Evelyn of Toronto; three brothers, Cyril, Percy and Norman; three sisters, Gertrude Bishop of Toronto, Mabel Short and Marie Anderson of Port aux Basques. Her husband Leonard predeceased her some years ago. Her remains are resting in Pine Hill Cemetery, Toronto.

DICKS, MORGAN
There passed away at Channel Hospital April 3rd, 1976, Morgan Dicks in his 70th year. Left to mourn his wife Marie; ten sons, Phillip, Calvin, David, Ivan, Lester, Conrad, Albert, Claude, Gordon and Robert; one daughter, Juanita (Mrs. Harold Alley); 16 grandchildren. Interment at Grand Bay Cemetery with Rev. Peter Barnes officiating.

DURNFORD, AMELIA
Passed away at Burgeo, September 24th, 1976 Mrs. Amelia Durnford in her 82nd year. Left to mourn are one son, George; one daughter Effie, with whom she resided; one brother Sandy at Fortune; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

EDWARDS, MINNIE
There passed peacefully away at Channel Hospital on February 19th, 1976, Mrs. Minnie Edwards of Rose Blanche in her 75th year. She leaves to mourn her husband Henry; one daughter, Jeannie (Mrs. Allan Austin) Coquitlam, BC; three sons, Gordon at Uciveler, BC, Glendon and Joe at Harbour le Cou. One step-sister Elsie at North Sydney; 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Interment was in the Anglican cemetery on February 21st.

FORD, EMMANUEL AUGUSTUS
Passed away at Channel Hospital on January 14th, 1976 in his 76th year. Left to mourn are his wife, Martha; two sons, Rodney and Eric both of Port aux basques; two daughters, Lillian (Mrs. Everette Young) of Kitchener, Ont., Marina (Mrs. Magistrate Reg Reid) of St. Johnís; eight grandchildren. Attending the funeral were the late Mr. Fordís brother, Clem and Mrs. Ford from Corner Brook. Interment took place at the United Church Cemetery at Dennisí Hill with Rev. T. Mills officiating.

FOWLOW, CLAUDE
Died suddenly on July 30th, 1976 Claude Fowlow aged 45 years. He is survived by his wife Shirley; daughter, Claudia (Mrs. James Friesan) and his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Cecil Fowlow. Interment was at Barachois Hill Anglican Cemetery on August 2nd.

FRANCIS, SHARON
There passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital on June 17th, 1976, Sharon Francis of Isle aux Morts in her 15th year. Left to mourn are her father and mother, Mr. And Mrs. Max Francis; three brothers, Kelly, Alvin and Randy; her grandparents, Mr. And Mrs. Ambrose Billard Sr. Isle aux Morts, Mrs. Rose Francis at Channel, uncles, aunts and cousins. Funeral services were held on June 20th, at St. James Anglican Church, Isle aux Morts with service contucted by Rev. Owen Coffin. Pallbearers were six students, Glen Evans, Clyde Strickland, Billy Durnford, Allen Hatcher, Jimmie LeFrense and Eddy Warford. Interment was at the Anglican Cemetery, Isle aux Morts.

FUDGE, ROBERT
Robert Fudge in his 83rd year passed away at Port aux Basques Hospital on June 25th, 1976. Robert was born at Southern Harbour, Hermitage Bay, where he spent his boyhood. From there he moved to Grole, where he spent the largest portion of his days. When it was affected by centralization he moved to Burnt Islands to live with his daughter, Evelyn. He is survived by his wife, Effie; three sons, six daughters; one sister and a large number of grandchildren. Funeral services took place from the Anglican Church at Burnt Islands June 28th, with interment in the Anglican Cemetery.

GALE, CATHERINE nee GILLIS
Mrs. Catherine Gale, wife of the late Afra Gale of Millville, Codroy Valley passed away at Channel Hospital May 20th, 1976. Leaving to mourn three sons, Gordon, and Peter at home, Robert in Ontario; three daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Joseph Oliver) of New Waterford, NS Rita (Mrs. Kevin Doyle) of Stephenville, Gertrude (Mrs. Mike Gillis) of Codroy; 22 grandchildren; four sisters, sister Gertrude, Caroline of Wesseley Hills, Mass., Rita Stanley and Isobelle Dattolie of Quincy, Mass., and Clara Crawford of New Waterford, NS; three brothers, James and Dougal Gillis of New Waterford, NS and Dan Gillis of Vancouver, BC.

HANN, JABEZ
Jabez Andrew Hann, age 62, Nictaux West, formerley of Port aux Basques passed away at the Soldierís Memorial Hospital, Middleton, NS on March 15th, 1976. Surviving besides his wife, Dorothy, are three brothers, Emanuel and Douglas in Port aux Basques, Ralph in Scarborough. Ont.; two sisters, Camalla (Mrs. Peter Johnson) Vancouver, BC and Leona (Mrs. Jack Mead) of Corner Brook.

JANES, ELIZABETH ANN nee GILLAM
Elizabeth Ann Janes, age 24 years passed away suddenly June 7th, 1976 in an automobile accident at South Branch, Codroy Valley. Mrs. Janes was predeceased by her husband Raymond 2 years ago. Leaves to mourn in passing, her mother and father, Mr. And Mrs. Emmanuel Gillam; six brothers and six sisters, Phil, Labrador, Joe, Mike, Robert, Charlie, Jim, Mary and Rita, South Brook, Jane at St. Johnís, Margaret (Mrs. Gerard Gale), South Brook, Irene (Mrs. Calvin Carter), Gander and brother Craig at home. Funeral Mass was conducted by Father Ryan and Father Hynes from St. Sylvester Church, South Branch on June 9, 1976 followed by interment at United Church Cemetery Boswarlos, Port au Port. Rev. Fellows and Father Moriarity officiating.

KEEPING, FRANCIS nee HALL
Passed peacefully away at Channel Cottage Hospital on April 17th, 1976 in her 89th year. Leaving to mourn are two daughters, Geraldine at home and Romona (Mrs. William Payne) of Vancouver, BC; two sons, Capt. Roderick at Sydney and Claude at Vancouver, BC; one sister, Mrs. Alfreda Browning at New Glasgow, NS; 30 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Funeral services took place April 29th, at St. Michaels Church, Channel officated by Father Ryan and Rev. Coffin. Pallbearers were six grandsons, George, Max, Robert, Rodrick, David and Richard Keeping. Interment was in the Anglican cemetery on High Street.

KETTLE, HOWARD
Passed away at the home of his son, Nathan of Grand View Crescent, Port aux Basques, on January 13th, 1976, Howard Kettle, 69. Left to mourn are ten children; Geraldine (Mrs. Paul Huntsman) residing in Philadelphia, Howard and Dorothy (Mrs. James Neale) both in Toronto, Stephen in North Bay, Ont., Alriche (Mrs. Muir Smith) at Halifax, Genevieve (Mrs. Sheldon Lipkus) in St. Johnís, Audrey (Mrs. Con Oldford) of Burnside, Bonavista Bay, Daisie (Mrs. Gerald Currie), Wilson and Nathan all of Port aux Basques. His wife predeceased him several years ago. Interment at the Anglican cemetery, Barachois Hill.

LAWRENCE, WILLIAM R.
There passed away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook on March 23rd, 1976, William R. Lawrence of Channel, age 61 years. He leaves to mourn five sisters, Liela (Mrs. Thomas Farrell), Channel, Rose (Mrs. C T Reid) West Vancouver, BC, Joyce (Mrs. Owen Babstock), Corner Brook, Vera (Mrs. O K Crocker, St. Johnís and Joan (Mrs. J S Weir, Ottawa, Ont.; two brothers, Harlan, Corner Brook and Carson, Toronto, Ont. Funeral services took place March 21st from St. James Anglican Church, Rev. Owen Coffin and Rev. Peter Barnes officiating. Interment at the Anglican cemetery, Barachois Hill.

MARSHALL, NORMAN
Passed away at Channel Hospital after a lengthy illness on february 12th, 1976 at the age of 67. He leaves to mourn his wife, Evangeline; three sons, Ronald at Wabush, John at Marystown, Stanley at Port aux Basques; three daughters, Joan (Mrs. Vernon Jeans), Norma (Mrs Robert Jeans), and Grace (Mrs. Joseph Jeans) all of Port aux Basques; fifteen grandchildren. Funeral services took place at St. James Anglican Church February 15th officiated by Rev. Warren.

MARKS, JOHN RICHARD
Passed peacefully away December 9th, 1976 John Richard Marks aged 72, at his home in Burnt Islands. He leaves to mourn his wife, Katherine; one daughter, Ruby Mae; two sons, Henry and Garfield in Alberta; one daughter-in-law; eight grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Mr. Marks was buried at the Burnt Islands Cemetery.

MEAD, GEORGE
We regret to announce the passing of George Mead, originally of Foxroost, in his 99th year. Mr. Mead moved to Neilís Harbour, Cape Breton at an early age. After a number of years as a fisherman he moved to North Sydney, where he worked until his retirement. At the time of his death he was living with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. And Mrs. E. McGinn of North Sydney. Mr. Mead is survived by two sons and one daughter; twenty-two grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

MORRIS, ROBERT
Passed away at Grand Bay in the Port aux Basques area on February 10th, 1976, Robert Morris in his 55th year. Left to mourn wife Ruth; three sons, Frank, Freeman and Riely; two daughters, Mary and Doris; one sister, Mary (Mrs. Geo. Skinner) all residing in Grand Bay, Port aux Basques.

OSMOND, LILLIAN
There passed away at Channel Hospital August 14th, 1976, Mrs. Lillian Osmond, of Cape Ray at the age of 53. She leaves to mourn six daughters, Gertrude (Mrs. Leo Tapp) at Port aux Basques, Margaret (Mrs. Edwin Thomas) at Cape Ray, Marjorie, Maxine, Sandra, and Sylvia at home; six sons, Arthur at Tompson, Man., Harold at Petit de Gras, NS, Eric at Cape Ray, Harrison at Mouse Island, Leslie at Channel and Derrick at home; one brother, Isaac Osmond at Cape Ray; twenty-eight grandchildren. Her husband Stanley predeceased her 14 years ago. Funeral services were held at August 16th, at St. John the Evangelist Church Cape Ray with interment in the Anglican Cemetery there.

OSMOND, PRISCILLA
There passed away at her home in Mouse Island on February 27th, 1976. She leaves to mourn her husband William; five sons, George, John, Wilfred, Howard, and Charles; five daughters, Mary (Mrs. Joseph Ingram), Elizabeth (Mrs. Frederick Francis), Gladys (Mrs. Chesley Sheaves), Hilda (Mrs. Norman McNeil) and Elsie (Mrs. Robert Fields). Also grandchildren and great grandchildren.

PINK, JOHN
There passed peacefully away on November 29th, 1976 at Channel Hospital, John Pink in his 66th year. He leaves to mourn his wife Evelyn; one son, Charles; three sisters, Hilda (Mrs. Ambrose Short), Rebecca (Mrs. Harold Sheaves Sr.) and Francis (Mrs. Arthur Osmond) all residing in Port aux Basques. Interment took place December 1st at the new anglican cemetery from St. James Anglican Church.

PRIDDLE, JANET
Passed away suddenly at Port aux Basques July 26th, 1976 Mrs. Janet Priddle aged 57 years. Left to mourn are one son, John at Port aux Basques; one daughter Sadie (Mrs. Austin Keeping) at Ramea; three grandchildren; mother, Edith Jane (Mrs. Arthur R. Durnford) at Francois; three brothers, Reginald at Francois, Gordon at Halifax, and William at Isle aux Morts; two sisters, Ida (Mrs. Robert Parsons) at McCallum and Mary (Mrs. Melvin Skinner) at Louisbourg.

RICHARDS, SUSIE nee BATEMAN
Mrs. Susie Richards formerly of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland passed away October 4th, 1976 at the St. Catherineís General Hospital, widow of Joseph Richards of Port aux Basques in her 84th year. Mother of Joseph Richards of Halifax, NS, Morgan Richards of St. Catherineís with whom she resided, Jessie (Mrs. Henery MacKinnon) of Brantford, Ont., Alfreda (Mrs. Charles Battiste) of Port aux Basques, Elizabeth (Mrs. James Connolly, Bessie (Mrs. Norman Brayon) both of North Sydney; sister of James Bateman of Halifax; also survived by thirty-seven grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren.

ROBERTS, EDITH
Passed away, Mrs. Edith Roberts, aged 85. She leaves to mourn one son, Hartley at Port aux Basques and three daughters, Mrs. Guy Sheaves, Mrs. Harold Rose, and Mrs. Garnet Strickland all at Port aux Basques; twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren.        

ROBERTS, STANLEY
There passed away after a short illness at Channel Hospital on June 12th, 1976, Stanley G J Roberts in his 68th year. Left to mourn are his wife Martha Jane; daughter Mary (Mrs. Herman Avery), St. Johnís; sons, Sidney, Stanley, and Joseph, Port aux Basques; sister Mrs. Nina Ball, Port aux Basques; step sister, Mrs. Carrie Kendell, Bay díSpoir; 5 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Interment at the Anglican Cemetery.

ROSE, REGINALD G.
There passed away at Channel Cottage Hospital on August 17th, 1976 Reginald Rose at the age of 76. He leaves to mourn his wife Violet; two sons, Samuel at Port aux Basques, and Robert at Lewisporte; six daughters, Mary (Mrs. Max Kettle), Kathleen (Mrs. Eric Knott), Jane (Mrs. James Chaulk), all at Channel, Margaret (Mrs. Rollie Zwicker) of Greenwood, NS., Joan (Mrs. John Wahay) of Windsor Jct. NS, and Edith (Mrs. James Parsons) of St. Johnís; one sister, Mrs. Tryphena Davis; twenty grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held from St. James Anglican Church officiated by Rev. P. Barnes. Interment at Barachois Cemetery.

SAVOURY, JOSEPH
There passed away at Channel Hospital April 17th, 1976, Joseph Savoury of Burnt Islands, age 65. He leaves to mourn wife, Annie; seven sons, Charles at Sydney, Norman at Rose Blanche, Matthew at Waterloo, Ont., Harold at Isle aux Morts, Junior, Gerald and Roland at home; two daughters, Mrs. Rose Fitzgerald in Germany and Mrs. Eva Moores at Fortune; 19 grandchildren. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Morgan took place April 20th with interment in the Anglican Cemetery at Burnt Islands.

SAVORY, JOHN
There passed away at Channel Hospital June 3rd, 1976, John Savory age 59 years. Leaves to mourn his wife, Beatrice; two sons, Perry and David; two daughters, Loretta (Mrs. Lorne Kettle) and Edith (Mrs. Gary Short) all at Port aux Basques. Funeral service from St. James Anglican Church June 6th. Interment at Barachois Cemetery.

SPENCER, DAVID
There passed away on October 5th, 1976 at Corner Brook Hospital, David Spencer at the age of 27, son of Niomi and the late James H. Spencer of Channel. Also left to mourn their very sad loss are his wife, Mabel; daughter, Tina; sisters, Florence (Mrs. Royden Murphy) of Boston, Mass., Jean (Mrs. Robert Ingram) of Mouse Island, Mary of Channel; brother, James at Channel.

SPENCER, STEPHEN
There passed away at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, on January 10th, 1976, Mr. Stephen Spencer of Charles St., Channel, in his 58th year. Left to mourn besides his wife Greta; three sons, Robert, Louis and Kenneth; three daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Harry Osmond), Kathleen (Mrs. George Critchell) and Linda (Mrs. Kevin Melbourne) all of Channel. Interment took place from St. James Church to the cemetery at Barachois Hill.

SQUAREY, JAMES PHILIP
There passed away at Channel Hospital January 30th, 1976, James Squarey in his 56th year. Left to mourn his wife, Beatrice Mildred; one son, Arthur at Labrador City; three daughters, Sharon (Mrs. Donald Walters) of Victoria BC, Elaine (Mrs. Willard Battiste Jr) and Joeanne (Mrs. Eric Matthews) of Port aux Basques; 7 grandchildren. Funeral service from St. James Anglican Church Feb. 1st, Interment at Barachois Cemetery.

STAPLE, MARK
It is with profound regret that we today record the death of Mark Staple, editor of the Gulf News on August 9th, 1976 at the age of 53 years. Mourning their loss are his wife Grace (nee Evans); one son, Mark Jr. at St. Johnís; one daughter, Lydia (Mrs. Buang Ahmad) at Port aux Basques; one grandson, Izran; four brothers, Lloyd and Corwin of Gander, Donald at Lab City and Douglas at Musquodobit Harbour, NS; one sister, Georgina (Mrs. Rev. Leonard Woolfrey) of Russell, Ont.; one step brother, Otto of Worcester, Mass.; one step-sister, Myrtle (Mrs. James Petite) of Halifax.

WARREN, SARAH
Passed away at Ramea on September 10th, 1976, Sarah Warren in her 89th year. She leaves to mourn four sons, Isaac at Louisburg, Garland and Matthew at Ramea and Wilson of Port aux Basques; two daughters, Susie and Dora at Port aux Basques; two brothers, Isaac and Norman at Ramea.

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CATHERINE JANE [DOWNEY] HYNES
FEBRUARY 20 ,1982 CODROY VALLEY Nfld.Funeral was held Feb 4th in St. Ann's Church , Searston, Nfld for Catherine Jane Hynes 91, who died in Cornerbrook Senior Citizens Hospital ,Cornerbrook . Burial followed in the Parish Cemetary. She was born in great Codroy in 1891 ,a daughter of the late Micheal and Frances [Young] Downey. She is survived by four daughters,Eileen (Mrs John Upton), Halifax, Teresa (Mrs William MacDonald) New Waterford; Dorothy (Mrs John Brown) Limestone, Maine: and Patricia (Mrs Andrew Shields),Victoria, B.C. Four sons Gerard, James,and Leonard, all of Searston and Bernard Oromocto, N.B., a brother James Downey Sr , Great Codroy and many Grandchildren and Greatgrandchildren She was predeceased by her husband John in 1952, a daughter Mary Stella and a son Leo.Submitted by Cathie Philpot

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