PARSONS, BEULAH

Beulah was born on Aug 2, 1927 in Goose Cove, NL to Albert and Sarah Powell. On Dec 31, 1952 she married Robert Parsons and was laid to rest on their 64th wedding anniversary. She worked many years alongside her husband while they fished in Goose Cove. After moving to St. Anthony she was employed by Fishery Products for many years. She enjoyed cooking, especially for big family gatherings. She always had that big pot of soup on when any of us were coming home. When her hands weren't busy with the knitting needles, they were busy making quilts and crocheting. She loved to visit and socialize with her family and friends. She passed peacefully away on Dec 28, 2016 at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital, St . Anthony, NL. She is now finally at rest, free from pain and suffering. She leaves to mourn her Loving children: Eileen(Maurice); Gertie; Don(Imelda); Mildred(Roy); Audrey(Frank); Max(Yvonne); Edward(Vivian); Ruby(Michael); and Shawn. Her Loving sisters: Sadie and Lydia. Her Loving brother: Don(Joan) as well as her Loving Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. visitation was held a the Funeral home in St. Anthony, followed by the funeral service which took place at the united Chruch in st. anthony at 2:00pm on the 31 of december, burial followed in the united fishing point cemetery. Funeral aranghments where entursted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger FUneral Director. 

BYRNE, FRANCIS MURRAY

Francis (Frank) Murray Byrne, 64, Born January 20th, 1952, in Conche, NL, died suddenly on December 24, 2016 in Croque, NL. Francis is survived by his loving wife Donna of 41 years, Daughter Melissa, husband Ian Rice, and a large circle of extended family and close friends. He loved God, his dog Brandy, fishing in his boat or out ski-dooing in the woods.  He was a special loving man who will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In lieu flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Visitation was held at Barrett’s Funeral Home in St. Johns where cremation took place. Ashes were retained by the family. Memorial arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton. 

LEWIS, HARRY JOSEPH

It is with deep sadness that the family of Harry Lewis announces his passing at the Labrador-Grenfell Health Centre in Roddickton on December 21, 2016 at the age of 86 years. Harry was born to Henry and Ellen (Power) Lewis on January 1, 1930. Harry lived a good, healthy life until three years ago when he was diagnosed with a terminal illness. He recovered from surgery and spent the next three years with his daughter Mary (Terry) Flynn) of Conche. Sadly, this fall his health began to deteriorate and he passed peacefully away at the Labrador-Grenfell Health Centre on December 21, 2016. He leaves to mourn his daughter Mary (terry) Flynn; sons Gerry (Loretta), Pat (Ratu), Gordon, and Brian; Grandchildren Stephanie, Cory, Paul, Kirby, Rosalee, Kyle, Alisha, Vanessa, Joshua, Danielle, Jeffrey, Bobby; Great-Grandchildren Emily, Alex, Nathan, Nicholas, Autumn, Hunter, Chloe, Sara, Max, Rory;  daughter-in-law Myrtle Lewis, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Rose; parents Ellen and Henry; brothers Albert, William, Bernard; sisters Elizabeth J, Alice, Madeline, Cecilia, Bridget, Amelia, Mary, Veronica, Elizabeth A.; sons Jerome and Paul Lewis; and 2 great-grandchildren, Ethan and Nathan Fly. Visitation took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Conche from where the funeral mass was celebrated at 9:30 AM on December 24, 2016 with Fr. Lourdhu officiating. Interment followed in the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Conche. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

SAUNDERS, NORMAN GARFIELD

Passed away at the John M Gray Centre in St. Anthony on December 19, 2016 at the age of 90 years. Norman Garfield Saunders was born on June 5, 1926 to Fred and Mary Saunders. On July 1, 1947 he married Cenith Richards and together they raised seven children and one grandchild. Norman worked for the Grenfell Association for forty-one years. He was a faithful soldier of the Salvation Army for more than seventy years and attended the church regularly until two months before his passing. He will be missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Cenith and family; Marie (John), Lloyd (Elizabeth), Betty (Boyd), Calvin (Ellen), Edith (Winston); Olga (Larry), Paul (Sharon), Michele (Dan); step children Sylvia (Tommy) and Louis (Betty). He was also blessed to have an extended family of half-brothers and sisters (Budgells) of Campbelton; two half-sisters Pearl Pilgrim and Mabel Canning of Deer Lake. A number of grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, and great-greatgrandchildren, as well as a large circle of friends. Norman was predeceased by his Father, Mother, his half sisters and brothers. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral service on December 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm which was held from the St. Anthony Salvation Army Church with Captain Brown officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.

POOLE, ELDRED

Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on December 17, 2016 at the age of 71 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his Sister Provie; Sisters-in-law Doris, Muriel, and Doreen as well as a large circle of nieces and nephews. Eldred was predeceased by his parents Mary and James Poole, Brothers George, Hubert, Leander, Albert, James; Sister Elizabeth; and sister-in-law Helen. Visitation was held from the Anglican Church in St. Lewis from where the funeral took place on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 11:00 am with Rev. Pervez Baig officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton.

CLEMENTS, MINNIE

Passed suddenly away on Dec. 19, 2016 Minnie Clements at the Connaigre Peninsula Community Health Centre, Harbour Brenton. She was predeceased by her husband Sidney Cassell and husband Randolph Clements. She leaves to mourn her daughters Joan (Bert) Hopkins and Doreen Cassell (Fred Reid); brother Boyce Winsor; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and her step-children and step-grandchildren and a circle of other relatives and friends. Pastor Ben Brown will conduct the funeral service at Calvary Pentecostal Temple Roddickton on Thursday at 11:00 a.m., Dec. 22, 2016, from where visitation took place..  Interment to follow at Roddickton Pentecostal Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home (Grand Falls, NL) and Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger, Funeral Director

 

COMPTON, ALLAN HENRY

Passed away on December 5, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital with his family by his side at the age of 87 years. Allan was born on March 25, 1929 to the late Augustus and Maggie (Tucker) Compton. On March 25, 1953, he married Olive Hopkins, together they had seven children; Joan, Robert (Deceased), Yvonne, Bernice, Jean, Clyde, and Lesa as well as their special granddaughter Connie. Allan worked in his younger days in the woods from cutting wood to cook’s helper. In his later years he worked with the Department of Transportation, grading roads and plowing snow until retiring in 1989. He was very well known in all the community, as well as Roddickton and surrounding areas. He leaves to mourn his Wife Olive of 63 years, daughters Joan (Tony), Yvonne (Rudy), Bernice (Edmond), Jean (Harold), Lesa (Fergie), Connie (Jeff), Son Clyde (Deloris), eleven grandchildren, ten greatgrandchildren, three sisters, two brothers, daughter-in-law Sharon Compton, his special homecare worker “Sunbeam”, seven brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. No one was a stranger to “Fadder.” He was predeceased by his son Robert. - “Rock Of Ages, Cleft For Me, Let me hide myself in thee” Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Church in Englee from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 pm on December 8, 2016 with Major Collins officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Anthony or Englee Salvation Army Corps.