NL GenWeb Headstone Inscriptions

West Coast Region ~ Port au Port District

De Grau - De Grau Cemetery

Cemetery is located behind Our Lady of the Cape School, looking out over Bay St. George.

Headstone inscriptions were collected by CYRIL DUBOURDIEU, July 2001 and prepared for the Internet by CATHERINE FIGUARY. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

SURNAME GIVEN RELATION BIRTHDATE DEATHDATE AGE INSCRIPTIONS
BENOITIsobel
Aug 6 1914Nov 17, 1997
Wooden Cross
BENOITIgnatius

1963
Father and Son
BENOITIsaacSon of Ignatius
1975
Same stone as Ignatius
BENOITAdolph



No Info--Concrete Marker
BENOITRose A.
Nov 6, 1909Mar 21, 1988

BENOITMary Jane Jesso
Feb 16, 1885Nov 17, 1977

BENOITAnnie V.
Jan 26, 1900Mar 24, 1967

BENOITJohn Edward
18991988

BENOITAnney May



No Info--Concrete Cross
BENOITJoseph M.Beloved Husband of Annie Benoit
Apr 12, 196996 yrs
BENOITAnnie M.Beloved Wife of Joseph Benoit
June 27, 197297 yrs
BENOITCalist J.
Apr 11, 1911June 5, 1975

BENOITThaddeus
May 2, 1929Aug 2, 1967

BENOITPhilomenia
Mar 13, 1907Mar 23, 1977
Wood Cross
BENOITEdward
May 30, 1907Mar 9, 1986
Wood Cross
BENOITWilliam J.
July 8, 1907June 9, 1982

BENOITDarrellS/O Felix & Danelle19721980

BENOITRonald
Mar 25, 1967July 8, 1988

BENOITTerrance
May 24, 1993May 24, 1993

BENOITJean M.W/O Columbus J.19391988

BENOITJohn Alfred
Sept 27, 1903Mar 10, 1988

BENOITMillie E.

Mar 7, 198574 yrs
BENOITJoseph Glenn

May 12, 198224 yrsCorp. Canadian Forces
CARVILLEEdith
Jan 20, 1959Mar 27, 1987
Same plot as Barry Carville
CARVILLEBarry
July 24, 1984Mar 25, 1987
Same plot as Edith
CHAISONJohn E.S/O Fredrick & Eva19471969

CHAISSONLawrence

July 28, 196366 yrsPrivate 26th Battn. CEF
CHAISSONMargaret

Oct 10, 196961 yrs
CHAISSONJohn P.

Jan 15, 198286 yrsPtv. R.N.R. WW1
CHAISSONEdna Ann
19581978

CHAISSONM. Lorretta
Sept 5Dec 13, 1958

CHAISSONThomas
Aug 12, 1918Aug 11, 1985
Beloved Husband and Father
CHAISSONWayne
Mar 31, 1977Mar 31, 1977

CHAISSONHubert P.
19321983
Father
CHAISSONTimothySon of Hubert19661982
Same Stone as Hubert
CHAISSONMary M.

Mar 19, 198577 yrs
CHRISTIANHarry



No Info, RIP
CHRISTIANEugene
Jan 13, 1936Sept 15, 1986

CORMIER




White Stone Marker
CORMIERDawn MarieD/O Donna CormierJan 21, 1976July 2, 1976

CORMIER




White Stone Marker
CORNECTMaisie
19231964

CORNECTJohn E.

Mar 1, 196780 yrsFrom Son Wallace
CORNECTMartin

Dec 3, 196620 yrs
CORNECTMargaret
19121976
Same marker as John Jim
CORNECTJohn Jim
Dec 23, 1909Mar 25, 1988
Same as Margaret
CORNECTLawrence
Apr 10, 1966Apr 22, 1981
Same stone as Gerald
CORNECTGerald
Dec 25, 1957Nov 13, 1969
Same stone as Lawrence
CORNECTCecilia
Feb 28, 1958Sept 17, 1976

CORNECTEugene

Dec 13, 197784 yrsSame plot as Annie
CORNECTAnnie Germaine
18971985
Same plot as Eugene
COSTARDRalph
Apr 2, 1858July 30, 1950

COSTARDJosephine
19041982

FITZGERALDWilliam
Oct 1896Mar 1986

FLEMING?Mary V.

June 2, 195374 yrsBroken Stone
HINKSAugustus
July 2, 1912Oct 6, 1963

JESSOPerry
Nov 1891Feb 1973?
Very hard to read
JESSOJohn Israel Jr.son of Mr and Mrs John JessoJan 4, 1960Dec 3, 1972

JESSO*Joseph
Oct 16, 1973Oct 18, 1973
*See below
JESSOLinsay Joseph
Oct 23, 1967Nov 7, 1971

JESSOAlfred
Oct 1965Aug 5, 1972

JESSOPhilomina
Sept 12, 1952Nov 10, 1973

JESSOGordonB/O PhilominaFeb 14, 1956Aug 1, 1986

JESSOJerome D.



No Info, wooden cross
JESSOBaby
June 1997June 1997
Wooden Cross
JESSOOswald R.

Jan 25, 19694 yrs
JESSOJack (John)
Feb 14, 1904Dec 11, 196662 yrsAge 62
JESSOAngela
Jan 24, 1904Feb 11, 198076 yrsAge 76
JESSOAnthony
19091981

JESSORita
19241979
Same plot as Stanley
JESSOStanley H.
Aug 21, 1920Oct 14, 2000
Same plot as Rita
JESSOHenry J.
Mar 2, 1929Dec 9, 1981

JESSOVictor



No Info, Cement marker only
JESSOAnnie F.
Apr 9, 1921Oct 18, 1982

JESSOAlvin J.
Aug 8, 1939Dec 24, 1998?
Hard to read
JESSOMargaret

Jan 1, 198755 yrs
JESSOMarkS/O Margaret Jesso
Apr 4, 1964

JESSOWalter
18911985
Gunner RC WW1
JESSOBernard
Feb 6, 1941Mar 14, 1985

JESSO Anastatia
Jan 9, 1923Feb 28, 1983

KENDALLBerntina
19251978

KERFONTJohn M.
Feb 11, 1903Dec 11, 1987

KERFONTEmmaneal Yves


59 yrsWooden Cross
KERFONTYve
18741952

KERFONTMary

Aug 21, 196272 yrs
KERFONTWilliam
Sept 3, 1917Sept 5, 1966

KERFONTWilliam
Sept 4, 1917Aug 24, 1966
"Willie" Wooden Cross
KERFONTMaurice
Sept 1, 1943Aug 13, 1969

KERFONTJoseph
19011955
Royal Nfld. Regt.
KERFONTThomas Victor
19181981

KERFONTPeter J.



No Info., Wooden Cross
KERFONTGeraldineW/O Thomas19221982

KERFONTLloyd J.
19441967

KERFONTDulcie
19311987
Wife and Mother
LAGADU?Hayward?

Unreadable
Faded Cement Marker
LAGATDUMary
Apr 24, 1907May 12, 1967?

LAGATDUWanita
May 17, 1962July 20, 1977

LANEYJoseph
Mar 1894Sept 2, 1968

LANEYM.M.
1891????
Unable to read
LANEYPeter?
May 21, ????July 9, 1967?
Hard to read
LANEYCelestine
Mar 11, 1910Oct 1, 1981
Wood Cross
LeMOINEMelina

Aug 19, 197172 yrs
LeMOINEJoseph

Aug 1984
Pt. Canadian Army
LeMOINEAllan

Mar 4, 196968 yrs
LeMOINEAnnman?
May 22, 1917Dec 21, 1972

LeMOINEMatthias
19311985

LOUVELLEJohn Francis
19181990

LOUVELLEAdeline
19261987

MARCH Simon
May 24, 1959Jan 25, 1969
Wooden Cross
MARCHEEdward
19191981

MARCHEOlive
Dec 1904Sept 1981

MARCHEAdolph
Apr 28, 1898June 21, 1977

MARCHEZitaD/O KathleenSept 1, 1932July 5, 1983

MARTINCherilyn Marie
Aug 19, 1975Nov 1, 1975

NORM




No other info
OZONBlanche
19081983

PHILLIPSWilfred Jr.
19261944

PHILLIPSAnita
19301948

PHILLIPSWilfred Sr.
19011941

PHILLIPSOscar
19281989

RENOUFJosephine
Jan 8, 1917July 12,1966

RENOUFAdolph

July 22, 194541 yrs
RENOUFAdolph
Dec 1, 1916July 22, 1957

RENOUFDonie?
Nov 3, 197?Mar 25, 1974?
Hard to read
RENOUFDanny
Mar 11, 1932Aug 20, 1971?
Hard to read
RENOUFKayla Ann
Sept 1982Sept 1982

ROBAT John Albert

May 13, 197125 yrsCanadian Forces ?Robia
ROBERTSLeita
Aug 27, 1954Oct 28, 1980

ROBIAAlbert J.
June 4, 1913Aug 26, 1974
Same plot as John Robat
ROBIALodwick
1951196514Same plot as Albert Robia
ROBIAWilliam
Oct 8, 1902July 30, 1984

ROBIA?Glen
19681988
White Cross
ROUZESEmmanuel

Dec 9, 194563 yrsBeloved Husband
ROUZESCornelius
19261981

ROUZESMary
18831972

ROUZESJohn B.
June 12, 1912Jan 15, 1971

ROUZESJosephine
May 11, 1916July 19, 2000

ROUZESEmmanual
19031969
Same stone as Philomena
ROUZESPhilomenia
19131986
Same Stone as Emmanual
ROUZESLawrence
May 28, 1924Jan 19, 1987

ROUZESStanley
Feb 4, 1943June 15, 1987

ROUZESAlex
1922198563 yrs
ROWEAdell

Sept 5, 195242 yrs
SIMONJoe E.
1887195366 yrs
SIMONPaul Marie
Sept 10, 1889Dec 3, 1966

SIMONNarcis
Jan 25, 1887May 27, 1975

SIMONBenjamin
Feb 25, 1950May 7, 1950

SIMONAdolph
July 3, 1901Sept 24, 1960
From Daughters Lucy & Agnes
SIMONJames

Dec 196076 yrs
SIMONVeta
July 6, 1929Mar 29, 1965

SIMONElizabeth
18881965

SIMONLenoa
19091977

SIMONYeves Marie
18801957

SIMONMary E.
Dec 4, 1895Dec 24, 1988

SIMONAlbert F.
1880Jan 25, 1967?
Plaque broken
SIMONPhillip
18911941
Royal Navy WW1
SIMONLeo Paul



No Dates, wooden cross
SIMONFrancis Joseph
Aug 5, 1923Dec 31, 1988

SIMONArthur
19321977
A Dear Brother
SIMONJohn
18971977
Royal Navy WW1
SIMONElizabeth
Apr 29, 1907Feb 28, 1977

SIMONPhilomena
Nov 16, 1890Nov 13, 1980

SIMONOctave
Apr 24, 1922Oct 1, 1980

SIMONVictoria
18931980

SIMONVencent
19341981

SIMONElizabeth A.
Feb 16, 1960Feb 9, 1978

SIMONCecilia
June 17, 1903Jan 6, 1977

SIMONLaurena
19141991

SIMONGenevieve RouzesW/O Harold19201984

SIMONHaroldH/O Genevieve19191988

SIMONJoseph A.
19111988

SIMONEdward
Sept 18, 1916Feb 16, 1997

SIMONJohn A.
Dec 2, 1920May 5, 1992

SIMONMary Valeta
19561991

SIMONPaul
19291990
Ptv. RCASC
SIMONHenry
19181983

SIMONJosephine I.
Oct 15, 1920Jan 31, 2000
Benoit
SIMONJoseph
Aug 4, 1905Dec 29, 1984

SIMON?Harvey
Dec 10, 1962July 23, 1963

SKINNERKeith
19541983

TALLACKMary M.

Oct 2, 196522 yrs
TALLACKHarold
19421967

WITE?Agiz?

Apr 15, 19628-? YrsCement Marker, hard to read
YOUNGAndrew
Dec 16, 1907Aug 1973

YOUNGMike?



No Info
YOUNGMatilda
May 20, 1911Feb 18, 1987

YOUNGRichard

Sept 13, 198889 yrsPtv R.N.R.
Notes: *One stone was worn down very vadly and two names seemed to appear Harold? Cornect and Haward Lagatdu? with the dates May 18, 1920? And Jan 20, 1920?, very hard to read!
47 - Wooden Crosses--Many broken
7 Cement Markers -- Unreadable
2 Cement Markers --Plaque missing
Large Cement Marker -- Insert missing
Cement Marker -- White cross insert
Cement Marker -- With red cross
Wood Cross -- Plate missing

DeGrau - Roman Catholic Cemetery updates

Updated August 2008 by Laverne (Perrier) Cormier & Randy Young
SURNAME GIVEN RELATION BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE AGE INSCRIPTIONS
Benoit Sylvester J. h/o Edna Benoit May 7, 1929 Oct. 2, 2003

Phillips Sophie
1903 1989

Robia Margaret
1915 2007

Simon Joseph D. Dec. 3, 1948 May 31, 2003

Always in our hearts
Simon Josephine I. nee Benoit Oct. 15, 1920Jan. 31, 2000
Our love one sleeps here

E R R A T A
Name in RecordDescription of error or additionMy Name
BENOIT Adolph Benoit born Dec 26. 1905 and died April 16, 1961. Jasen
JESSO Jesso, Mary Jane. Born 1884. Died August 14, 1977. I know for a fact she was buried in the Degrau Cemetery. Marlena
CHAISSON Chaisson, John P. died Jan. 15th, 1985 the same year as his wife Mary M. Chaisson. Marlena
ROBIA William Robia was born Oct. 1901 not 1902 and died July 27, 1984 and buried on July 30, 1984. Howard Robia
JESSO, Joseph Should be Joseph BENOIT. I personally made the cross and installed it. This was my wife's brother, we installed the cross aprox 17 years ago His parents are Finton & Irene Benoit,living in Truro,NS. Joseph (died 1969) and Annie Benoit (died 1972) are his grandparents and are also buried at that cemetery Jeff Whitehead

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