PARSONS ROBERT VATCHER ROLAND

Robert Roland Vatcher Parsons
(27th April 1925-27th January 2016)

Robert Roland Vatcher Parsons was born in Freshwater, Carbonear, NL on April 27, 1925 to Jehu and Fanny Parsons. He leaves to morn his loving wife Beulah, loving children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Jehu & Fanny; Brothers Jehu & Freeman; Sister Dulcie and Grandson Steven.
Robert left Carbonear at an early age to come to Goose Cove where he spent his early years as a fisherman. He always built his own boats and built the family home. He moved to St. Anthony in 1973 and went to work with the Grenfell Mission . He worked there for 15 years until he retired in 1988. In his spare time he enjoyed going out in boat, squid jigging and fishing. He also loved trout fishing with his grandchildren.
He was a faithful member of this church and loved and worshiped the Lord deeply. Through all the years he never faltered in his faith
Visitation was held at the Funeral Home in St. Anthony, after which the Funeral Service was held at the St. Anthony United Church at 11:00am on Saturday January 30th with Rev. Dinesh Gomes Officiating. burial followed at the Fishing Point United Cemetery, St. Anthony. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director. 

NOBLE, BERTHA WINNIFRED

Was born in St. Anthony where she grew up on August 31, 1925 to Emily Jane and Harrison Biles. ON May 25, 1946 she married the love of her life Victor Noble of Great Brehat, where together they raised ten children, four girls and six boys. Bertha passed peacefully away at the John M. Gray Center surrounded by her loving family on the 27th day of January 2016, Mrs. Bertha Noble of Great Brehat was in her 90th year. She leaves to mourn with loving memories her children Rita(Bob), Don(Donna), Rueben(Ruby), Marion, Cliff(Judy), Dave(Shelly), Terry(Ann), Rick(Loretta), Gladys(Lorne), Sheila(Rick), She was blessed wityh fifteen Grandchildren, Fourteen Great- Grandchildren and Threee Great great-Grandchildren, Two Brothers Lewis and Walter(Ethel), two Half Brothers Norm(Marilymn) and Edd, half-sister Dorothy(Edd), sister-in-law’s Bertha and Daphne. Bertha was predeceased by her husband Victor, two infant sons, Her parents Emily Jane and Harrison Biles, Brothers Tom and Eli, sister-in-law Eunice and Husband William Henry Cull, sister-in-law Doris Scott and Husband Donald Scott, Vera Richards and Husband David Richards, three Brother-in-law’s Pierce Noble, Eric Noble, and Wilfred Noble, as well as a large circle of family and friends she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Citadel in St. Anthony from which the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on Saturday January 30th, 2016 with Major Dinzel Baggs Officiating. Burial followed in the United Cemetery in Great Brehat. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.

COMPTON, VELMA JANE

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Passed away Peacefully on January 16, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony. Velma was born in Bear Cove, White Bay on September 6th, 1924 to William and Hilda Hollett. She moved to Englee at an early age where she worked at John Reeve, General Store. She later married Albert Compton on October 3rd, 1946. Together they raised six Children; four sons and two daughters. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her Sons Garfield (Mary) Compton (Roddickton), Woodrow (Marilyn) Compton (Spaniards Bay), Dorman (Patricia) Compton (Englee), Leaton (Carolyn) Compton (Deer Lake); Daughters Magretta (Frank) Pilgrim (Roddickton) and Brenda (Gary) Randell (Englee); Sister Rowena Hollett (Gary Reid) (Englee); Brothers Maxwell (Deliah) Hollett (Bay Verte) and George (Sarah) Hollett (New Harbour). She was predeceased by her Husband, Albert Compton; Mother Hilda Hollett; Father William Hollett; and Brother Garfield Hollett. Visitation was held in the Apostolic Faith Church in Englee from where the funeral took place on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Burton officiating. Interment followed in the New Apostolic Faith Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

ELLIOTT, WILBERT WALLACE

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Born in St. Anthony on April 18, 1938 to William and Maude Elliott, Wilbert Wallace Elliott passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2016. He married Juanita Taylor on December 3rd, 1960 and together they raised four children: Diane, Peggy, Jackie, and Danny. Wilbert was a hard working fisherman. When he retired, he took to gardening, as well as playing and singing. His music was a great pastime. He also loved berry picking and cutting wood. He leaves to mourn his Wife Juanita; Children- Dianne (Alonzo), Peggy, Jackie (Marshall), and Danny (Ursula); Grandchildren- Ryan, Robbie, Adam, Melissa, Michelle, and Dylan; Great-Grandchildren Tyler and Paige as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers Chesley, Ross, Kenneth, Ernest; and his sisters Phyllis, and Hazel. Visitation was held at the United Church in Raleigh from where the funeral took place on January 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating.  Internment followed in the United Cemetery in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

CARROLL, FRANCIS HERBERT

It is with great sadness that the family of Herbert Carroll announce his passing on January 18, 2016. Herbert was born in Locke's Cove on July 20th, 1943 - he was the oldest child of William & Emily Jane Carroll. He lived in Locke's Cove until he married the love of his life Mamie Williams in 1967.  Thatsame year theresidents of Locke's Cove were forced to resettle. Herbert & Mamie then moved to Cook's Harbour where they built their own home and began their family, in 1971 they welcomed their first born daughter Darlene & their second daughter Deanna was born in 1977. They loved life & family so much, but with the birth of their first grandson Jayden Adey in 1999, they experienced a love much greater than life itself. Then, in 2000, they were blessed with a second grandson Dustin Carroll. In, 2010 Herbert was blessed with yet another grandson Justice Adey, which helped him deal with the grief of losing his beloved wife Mamie. Herbert had a very difficult year in 2009, when his loving wife passed away from heart failure on August 9th. Herbert's family was his life, he lived each day making sure his wife, daughters & grandson's were well taken care of. He was a hard working fisherman and the captain of his own fishing  VesselThe "Fortune Cape" until the decline in the fishery. On February 22nd, 2011 Herbert was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer & would need to undergo emergency surgery. He had a very difficult recovery and was forced to move out of his own home, he moved in with his youngest daughter Deanna & her family in March 2011. The next few years he continued to battle several rounds of chemotherapy and the return of his cancer. Herbert passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on January 18th, 2016 at 11:12pm, surrounded by his family who will miss him for the rest of their lives. Herbert leaves to mourn his loving daughters - Darlene Carroll (Deon Curl) & Deanna Adey (David Adey); his grandsons - Dustin Carroll, Jayden & Justice Adey; mother - Emily Jane Carroll; Sister - Girty Larkin (James); Brother - Maxwell Carroll (Barbara); Sister-in-law - Annie Williams; Brother-in-law - Roland Williams (Marg) as well as a large number of nieces and nephews, friends and family. He was predeceased by his wife- Mamie Williams Carroll; father- William Carroll; and Brother-in-law- Cecil Dredge. Visitation was held in the  United Church in Cooks Harbour from where the Funeral Service was held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Internment followed in the United Cemetery in Cooks Harbour. Funeral Services Entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

PATEY, MABEL

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Passed away into peace at her home in St. Lunaire-Griquet on the 18th of January 2016, Mrs. Mable Patey, in her 81st year. Left to mourn her loss are her son Mervin Chambers, Daughter Wavey Chambers, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 2 brother and 3 sisters. in her life Mabel see the passing of her parents Ida and Lorenzo Patey her son Melvin Chambers, Sister Beatrice Pilgrim, and brothers Melvin and Lewis. visitation was held at the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunarie-Griquet, from which the funeral service took place at 2:00pm on the 21st of January with Pastor Wayne Baker Officiating. burial followed in the Church Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director. 

PARSONS, DONNA LORETTA

Donna Loretta Parsons
November 28, 1962 - January 18, 2016
Age: 53

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Donna was born in St. Anthony to Sadie and Jehu Parsons. She leaves to mourn her loving partner Karla Loder, her daughters Emily and Hannah and their dad, Morey Hillier. She also leaves her mom Sadie and sister Joan Pynn, niece Chelsea Pynn and nephew Jeremy Pynn and all of the Hillier family. She is predeceased by her father, Jehu Parsons. Donna's life was dedicated to her family and the brightest lights in her life were her daughters. Donna spent her work life with Labrador Grenfell Health and leaves many loyal friends and coworkers in the dental department. She was a dedicated employee and was proud of the work she did there. Hers is a light that went out much too soon but the glow from her life will long shine bright through those who remember her. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home in St. Anthony while the Funeral Service took place at the St. Anthony United Church with Rev. Dinesh officiating on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 11:00 am. Inurnment followed at the United Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.