Passed away May 18th, 2019 at the age of 54, Mr. James B. Toope of Bird Cove nl. Left to mourn with loving memories are his Wife Yvonne, children Dylan and Janaya, mother Jane Toope, brothers Roy (Rhoda), Andrew (Flora), Reg (Kathy) and Whyman Mitchelmore Sr. (brother in law), Sisters Rachael (Steve), Judy (Tom), Eileen (Sterling), Beulah (Joe), Dorcas (Dan) and Jackie (Derick), In Laws Pius (Jessie), Maxine (Don), Jim, Patsy, Maxwell (Pauline), Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and a large circle of family and friends. James was predeceased by his father James Toope Sr., Sister Minnie Mitchelmore, Nephews Wayne Mitchelmore and Roy Toope Jr., in-laws Pius and Melina Gould and brother in law Jesse Gibbons. Visitation is being held at the Church of The Advent in Plum Point form Friday May 24, 2019, until the Funeral Service on Sunday, May 26th at 11:00am with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating, Funeral Arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres funeral home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.
Passed peacefully away at John M. Gray Centre, in her 86th year, Pansy (Smith) Elms. Predeceased by her loving husband Ross, sister Sadie, and brother Allan. Leaving to mourn her son Ford and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Fillatre’s funeral home St. Anthony. Visitation Friday May 24 at Fillatre’s 2-4 PM, family service at 7 PM. The Funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s Anglican church at 2:00pm on Saturday May 25th 2019, Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral director.
August 3, 1938 – May 6, 2019
Elwyn, was born on August 3rd, 1938 to Mark and Evangeline (Pilgrim) Compton of St. Lunaire. He met and married Beatrice (Rose) of Great Brehat on February 16th, 1962. Together, they raised four children, three sons and one daughter. He loved life and loved to spend it with his family and friends. He was well respected in his community, he’d do anything for anyone. He was also known for his sense of humour, you didn’t know what he was going to say, but whatever he said, it was sure to make you laugh. He was also faithful to his church and most of all his Lord and Saviour whom he loved and served for many years. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him. He leaves to mourn with a lifetime of memories, his wife Beatrice (Rose) Compton; Children, Pascoe (Trudy), Peter (Angela), Andrew, Prudi; Granddaughter Allison; Sisters, Lucy (Everett) Earle; Brothers, Harvey (Lizzie), Ralph (Evelyn), as well as a circle of extended family, friends, and his church family. Elwyn was predeceased by his Parents, Mark and Evangeline Compton; Brother Freeman; Sister Winnie Ings; Half Brother Jabez; Half Sisters Carrie Curlew, and Jessie Simms. Visitation was held from the Pentecostal Faith Tabernacle in St. Lunaire-Griquet from where the Homegoing Service took place on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 2:00pm with Pastor Harnum officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.
May 15, 1946 - April 25, 2019
Garfield Newman was born in Great Harbour Deep on May 15, 1946 to Catherine and George Newman. He lived there until they resettled to Englee where he went to school and then on to University where he became a teacher. On November 14, 1975 he married Frances Compton and they settled in Englee where Garfield continued to teach and they raised their family. In March of 1997 he retired from teaching after a 30 year career. Garf enjoyed his retirement working in his garden taking drives and meeting with his friends. He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren and they enjoyed him. Garf became sick this past Fall and entered hospital three weeks ago. He passed peacefully away on the evening of Thursday, April 25, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones. He is survived by his wife Frances, children Lois (Sheldon), Danielle (Barry), Kelly (Steven) and Tyrone (Mandy) as well as his grandchildren Kyle, Dillon, Christopher, Deacon and Katie. He is also survived by his sister Verna (Wayne) as well as his nieces, nephews, sister in law Bernetta Newman, and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents George and Catherine Newman as well as his brother Robert. He will be sadly missed. Visitation will be held from The United Church in Englee on Saturday, April 27, 2019 and Sunday, April 28, 2019 with the funeral taking place on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Rev. John McGonigle. Interment to follow.
December 5, 1941 – April 22, 2019
Passed away April 22, 2019 at the Health Science Center in St. Johns at the age of 77 years. She is remembered with love by her family and leaves to mourn with loving memories her Husband of 58 years, Isaac; Children, Juanita (Everett), Eleazor, Gerald (Maunda), Janette (Scott), Ike (Tammy); Grandchildren, Sonya (Donnie), Holly (Pelle), Dylan (Megan), Blayne (Courtney), Stacie (Trav), Richinez, Jolease, Keisha, Logan (Kaitlvn); Great Grandchildren, Annika, Mila, Ashton, Finnley, Caylee, Denver; Sisters and Brothers, Lavenia, Wilfred, Vivian, Winston (Berniece), Gloria (Robin), Stella (Clayton), Rowena (ken), Jim (Betty), Helena (Melvin) as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Hazel was pre-deceased by her Parents William and Kathleen, Sisters Annastasha & Juanita, Mother and Father-in-law, Abraham & Alice and Godchild Patrina. Visitation was held from St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Anchor Point on April 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Alicia Patey Funeral Director.
May 21, 1933 - April 19, 2019
Passed away April 19th, 2019 at the age of 85 years. Joe Coombs will always be remembered by Brothers, Jim (Lillian), Gerald (Masie), Henry; Sister in Law, Valma; Nieces & Nephews, Eliza (Roy), Ben (Anita), Bradley (Lorraine), Blaine (Kristen), Rodney (Rachel), Evelyn & Minnie (Marcel); Great Nieces & Nephews, Sidney, Sarah, Alex, Angela (Chris), Geoff, Nathaniel, Shelley, Ryan, Joe & Bradly as well as a circle of friends. Joe was predeceased by his parents, Benjamin Coombs & Minnie (Hughes) as well as Sister in Law, Myrtle Coombs. Visitation was held from the Church of the Advent Anglican Church in Flowers Cove from where the funeral was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11:00 am with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Alicia Patey, Funeral Director.
March 2, 1944 - April 18, 2019
Born to John and Florence Lambert, St Anthony Bight. On May 1st, 1970 he married the love of his life, Annie Pynn. Together they had 4 Children. Guy loved his family and in 1981 he had an encounter with the Lord at Silver Birches camp and fell in love with him. He leaves to mourn his wife of 48 years, Annie; Son Bradley (Peggy); Daughters, Stacey (Tom), Petrina (Colin); 5 grandchildren, Anika, Dylan, Isaac, Colby, Avery; Sister, Audrey (Melvin); Mother in Law, Effie Pynn; Sister in law, Eliza (Bob), as well as extended family and a large circle of friends.Guy is predeceased by daughter Tammy; Granddaughter Danielle; Parents John and Florence Lambert; Sister Lucy Pilgrim; Brother Wellington Lambert; Half- Brother Ralph Lambert; Half-Sister Annie Pilgrim; Brother in law George Pynn; Father in law Albert Pynn, and Mary Rice (like a mother to him). Visitation was held from the Salvation Army Church from where the funeral was held on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Captains David and Melanie Rideout officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Alicia Patey Funeral Director.