GENGE, DELLA MARGARET

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May 07, 1962 - November 17, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Della Margaret Genge announce her passing on Friday, November 17, 2017, following a courageous battle with cancer . Della passed peacefully away at home in Anchor Point, surrounded by her loving family. She was 55 years young. Della was widely known for her beautiful smile and caring nature. She loved her family and grandchildren and was greatly involved in family life. She was creative and very humble about her artistic ability. She leaves to mourn, with cherished memories her Mother Margaret Purchase; Husband Israel Genge; Children Christen (Kim), Jonathan (Jessica), Tiffany (Tad); Grand Children Adrian, Katie, Jaxon, Chace; Brother Lorne Purchase(Cory Mowbray); Sisters Gaye (Baxter Allen), Kim (Rayfield Genge), Martha (Mark Doubleday), Ada (Marvin Applin); Sisters In Law Palma (Dean Genge), Beatrice (Whyman Gaulton), Sadie ( Winston Hopkins) as well as Nieces, Nephews, great nieces and nephews, and a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Lloyd Purchase (Corner Brook). Visitation took place at St. Matthews Anglican Church in Anchor Point from where the funeral service was held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed in St. Matthew’s Cemetery. Flowers by Floral Creations by Nyiesha. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director

“When there was but one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you. “

HEDDERSON, MAE (BERTHA)

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Mae passed away at the Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital, St. Anthony after a lengthy illness.   

She will be sadly missed by son, Roland (Janet), daughters, MC Gillingham, Millicent (Leslie) Tucker, and Tena Earle;  grandchildren, Petula, Tara, Marlene, Myron, Shavonne, Desmond, Andy, Randy and Chad and great-grandchildren, Tyler, Brooke and Ian; brothers Art (Violet) Hill and Abe (Selma) Hill and sisters Ethel Hedderson, Louise (Fred) Bussey and Doris (Joe) Hooper; brothers-in-law Chesley Button, Carl Hillier, Bill Coish and sisters-in-law, Marie Hill, Faye Hill, Nellie Hedderson and Millie Button as well as many other extended family members.

Mae was predeceased by her husband Augustus, son Eric,  grandson Ian, son-in-law Ray Earle, daughter-in-law Nancy Hedderson, parents Jacob and Phoebe Hill, sisters Gertie, Sybil and Violet and brothers Frank and Clayton.

Mae raised her family in the traditional Newfoundland  way - working hard alongside her fisherman husband, raising cattle, berry picking and growing vegetables .  She played a vital and active role in her community, her church and the Orange Lodge throughout her whole life.  Mae loved to travel and experience new adventures, new cultures, new countries and gathered friends and nourished friendships wherever she went.

In lieu of flowers, Mae asked that any donations be made to the Memorial Fund of  Central United Church.   Donations can be dropped off at the church or mailed to PO Box 1, St Lunaire-Griquet, NL A0K 2X0.

Funeral Services will be held at the Central United Church, Quirpon Branch on Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm.  Interment will be held at the Quirpon Interdenominational Cemetery.

BILES, LEWIS JACOB

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Lewis was born in St. Anthony to Harrison and Emily Jane (Fowler) Biles on October 10, 1928.  On May 11, 1950 he married Rosie Patey of Raleigh and they made their life in St. Anthony on ‘’Biles Point”.  They raised their four children here.  Lewis worked for 40 years with Fishery Products retiring in 1992.  In 1994 he lost his wife Rosie to cancer and then began his life with daughter Loretta and son-in-law Heber, supported by all his loving family Lewis passed peacefully away on November 7, surrounded by his loved ones. He is survived by his children Loretta (Heber), Albert (Joy), Terence (Becky) and Ruby (Frank). Also his grandchildren Brian, Byron, Sheldon, Terry, Andy, Stacey and Amanda, as well as 12 great grandchildren and I great great grandchild He also leaves to mourn his brothers Walter Biles (Ethel), Norman Bessey (Marilyn), Edward Bessey, and sister Dorothy Mitchelmore and sister-in law Irene (Reginald), and brother-in-law Graham Richards (Marie) as well as many well-loved nieces and nephews. Lewis was a faithful member of this church and a charter member of the AOTS Men’s Group.  He will always be remembered as a man who loved his family, was a loyal friend and had a wonderful sense of humour. He was predeceased by his wife Rosie, his parents Harrison and Emily Jane Biles, his brother Thomas (Eliza) and his sister Bertha (Victor) as well as a special uncle and aunt Lewis and Grace Biles. He will be sadly missed. Visitation took place from Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Rev. John McGonigle officiating. Interment followed in the Fishing Point United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

EARLE, ROXANNA JOAN

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passed away on October 31st, 2017 at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St Anthony at the age of 58 years. Roxanna (affectionately known as “Roxy”) was born on June 7th, 1959 to Fred and Shirley Clements. She was born and raised in Roddickton, NL. Roxy came to St. Anthony to babysit and there met her soulmate, Roy Earle. Roxy and Roy married in 1981 and had two children, Ryan and Rhea. She also had one grandchild, Rebecca, whom she thought the world of. Roxy worked at several places during her life: the Light keeper’s Café, Tim Horton, and Flavour Crisp Chicken Coop. Roxy was a very outgoing person who enjoyed life to the fullest. She will be missed; but those who mourn her passing are left with cherished memories. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Roy; Children Ryan (Nick), Rhea (Damien); Granddaughter Rebecca; Mother Shirley; Brothers Corwin (Paula), Everett (Tina); Mother-in-law Velma; Sisters-in-law Eileen (Wade), Tina; Brothers-in-law Morris (Patsy), Roger (Doreen) as well as her nieces, nephews, and large circle of close friends. She was predeceased by her Father Fred Clements; Father-in-law Douglass Earle, and Brother-in-law Ray Earle. Visitation was held from the Pentecostal Tabernacle in St. Lunaire- Griquet from where the funeral service was held on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Pastor John Baker officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Filatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

GARDINER, BERNARD JOHN

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Passed away from the White Bay Health Centre in Roddickton on October 29th, 2017 at the age of 58 years. He leaves to mourn with cherished memories his spouse Paula Talbot; Children Brady, Alexis, Jenny, Jacinta, Bernard Jr; Brothers Martin (Patricia), Paddy; Sisters Eileen (troy), Madeline, Maureen (Gale); Special Aunt Gwendolyn Clements as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Bernard was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Mary Gardiner. Visitation was held at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Conche from where the funeral was held on November 3, 2017 at 2:00 with Fr. Ralph officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director. 

BYRNE, TERRENCE (TERRY) DAVID

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Passed peacefully away on October 29th, 2017 at Curtis Memorial Hospital at the age of 59.  Terry lived a simple life.  He was a very quiet and gentle person.  Terry loved to read, watch movies and had a large collection of both.  At some point while driving or walking the streets of St Anthony you would have passed him along the way.  Terry is gone, but never forgotten for he lives on in the hearts and minds of those he knew and loved. He will be greatly missed and remembered by his mother Nellie; Sisters Philomena (Blaine), Gertie (Kenny), Bernice (Lonny); Brothers Anthony, Vince, Frank (Faye), Gord and Wilburn as well as a large circle of aunts, an uncle, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Terry is predeceased by his father Joseph. Visitation took place from Kerry M Fillatre’s Home with the funeral service taking place from the Roman Catholic Church in St Anthony at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 with Father Ralph officiating. Cremation followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.

LODER, GORDON STERLING

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Born June 14th, 1953 at Curtis Memorial Hospital to Arthur and Olive Loder. He married Dorcas Hedderson on June 8th, 1973 and had two children, Trina and Tanya- and later, two grandchildren, Meagan and Jenna. Gord’s career in health care started in St Anthony with Grenfell Regional Health Services. In the early eighties, Gordon and his family moved to Summerside P.E.I. where he worked as Purchasing Manager with Prince County Hospital. In 2012, Gordon and Dorcas decided to move to Edmonton, AB to be closer to their kids and grandkids; where he worked as a Purchasing Agent with Alberta Health Services. After being diagnosed with cancer he decided to retire. In 2016, after battling cancer for 5 years, Gordon and Dorcas moved back to St. Anthony and then to Hay Cove. Gordon succumbed to his disease on October 28th, 2017 at 2:20 am. He leaves to mourn his Wife Dorcas; Daughters Trina (Paul) Loder, Tanya (Shawn) Arsenault; Granddaughters Meagan and Jenna; Brothers Al (Colleen), Don (Linda), Bob (Eileen); Sisters Ruby McConnell, Mitzie (Carl) Wethrell, Shirley (Carroll) Harper, Yvonne (Troy) Henson, Delphanie (Tom) Cunningham, Myrtle Larkin, Winnie (Daniel) Ellsworth, Sandra (Paul) Fraser, Linda (Garfield) Fillier, Mary Loder as well as a large circle of family and friends. Gordon is predeceased by his Parents Arthur and Olive Loder; Brother Pearce (Bud) Loder; Brothers-in-law Jerry McConnell, Thomas Larkin, Cyril Bessey; Nephew Tommy Cunningha,; Nieces Theresa and Donna Harper; and Parents-in-law Dorman and Blanche Hedderson. Visitation was held at the Bethel Pentecostal Church from where the funeral was held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jeff Bessey officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.