GOULD, MELINA MARY

Passed away at the John M. Gray Center on May 26th, 2017 at the age of 88 years. She leaves to mourn with a lifetime of memories children Pius (Jessie), Maxine (Don), Jim (Imelda), Patsy, Maxwell (Pauline), Yvonne (Jim), Wayne (Janet), Dean (Nadine); Grandchildren Sheldon, Dale, Sean, Tyson, Jamie, Rendell,
Ryan, Alex, Megan, Dylan, Janaya, Matt; Great-Grandchildren Zachary, Alaina, Danielle, Cody, Gabriel, Tristan, Caleb, Preston, and Rylan as well as brother Primus Pittman Sr. and a large group of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her Husband Pius Gould; Parents James and Theresa Pittman; Brothers James, Christopher, Michael John, and Joseph; Sisters Mary Alice Caines, Catherine Kennedy, Nellie Pittman, Florence Gould, Theresa Gould; and Brother-in-law Jesse Gibbons. Visitation took place from the Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in Bird Cove from where the funeral took place at 2:00 on Monday, May 29, 2017 with Fr. Bosco officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Ebukwe funeral director.

RANDELL, CHATFIELD

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Chatfield Alemenda Randell (Chattie) February 13th, 1918- May 19th, 2017
Chattie took her heavenly flight at the age of 99 on May 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband Rudolph and son Clifford and is survived by children Marie(Spurgeon), Alfreda, Hazel(Ron), Clement(Doris), Meletta(Clyde), Mark(Loretta), Richard(Jean), Jean(Eugene), sisters Hetty Hempshall(Sheffield England), Nellie Humby-Roddickton along with 34 grandchildren and more than 160 great and great-great grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to being a loving, dedicated wife and mother to a large family, Chattie spent over 70 years in faithful service with the United Church of Canada as a lay reader and Sunday school teacher.
Her legacy of love and faith is a blessed gift to her family and to the lives of those she impacted throughout her long life. A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday May 25th at 2pm ,with visitation on Tuesday May 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Wednesday May 24th from 2-4 pm.
Donations in her memory can be made to the United Church of Canada, Englee Charge. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.  

CPTN. DRUDGE, JOHN JOSEPH

Passed peacefully away at his home in Goose Cove, May 19, 2017 at the age of 77. John is survived by his wife, Evangeline and his daughters Anastasia (Kier) Knudsen and Natasha (Ryan) Flynn; Brothers Patrick and William Drudge, Clifford (Mary Theresa) Kearney; Sisters Bridgett (John) Murrin, Anne (Wayne) Sedore; Brothers-in-law Raymond, Maurice (Eileen), Brendan (Kim), Desmond (Martha), Kevin (Ann), Donald (Kirsten) McDonald; Sisters-in-law Sheila Strangemore, Gertrude (Patrick) Troy, Mary (Harry Urschitz) McDonald, Ellen (Anthony) Sexton, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. He was predeceased by his son Desmond; Parents John and Ellen Drudge; sisters Anastasia (Albert) Chaytor, Edna Drudge; Parents-in-law William and Anastasia McDonald; sister-in-law Elizabeth McDonald; Brothers-in-law Albert Chaytor and Graham Strangemore. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:00 am from the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove with Fr. George officiating. Interment followed in the Goose Cove Roman Catholic Cemetery, Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

WHITE, SELINA

It is with heavy hearts the family of the late Mrs. Selina White of Sandy Cove announce her passing on the 17th day of May 2017, Mrs. Selina White was in her 89th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her Sons Isaac, George(Lucy), Daughters Madeline, Nancy(Grenfell), Wavey(Calvin), Thirteen Grandchildren, Twenty-Three Great Grandchildren, and Four Great Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her Sister Alma Diamond. Visitation was held at the St. Thomas Anglican Church in Sandy Cove from which the funeral service was held on Saturday May 20th, 2017 with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Savage Cove. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director

GIBBONS, ROYAL

Passed away May 13th, 2017 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital at the age of 56 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Christine Gibbons; Daughter Crystal Anna Gibbons; Special Niece Oriana P. Caines (Goddaughter); Mother Marjorie Gibbons; Brothers Dennis (Cassie), Truman (Bernice), Herman; Sisters Celia (Ward), Ellen (Mike),  Sheilagh (Lloyd); Nephews and Nieces Tamara (Steve), Nathan (Penney), DJ, Chelsey (Andrew), Michael, Joshua, Logan, Marissa (Doug), Christine (Leon), Mandy; Great Nieces and Nephews Aubree, Kaci-Rae as well as sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and many nieces and nephews in the Pittman family. Royal was predeceased by his Father Nathaniel Gibbons; Grandparents Isaac Gibbons & Sarah-Jane Coates, Walter & Mahala Applin; Father-in-Law Christopher J. Pittman and Mother-in-law Bridgett Pittman. Visitation took place from the Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in Bird Cove from where the funeral also took place on May, 17th, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Fr. Bosco officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.

PITTMAN, IRENE ISABELLE

passed away peacefully at Curtis Memorial hospital in St. Anthony on May 11, 2017, a few weeks shy of her 78th birthday. She was born on May 30th, 1939 and lived in Bird Cove, NL. She leaves to mourn her beloved husband Primus Pittman, of 61 years, her children Tom (Ciara), Lily (Angus), Nellie (Wally), Theresa (Prim), Prim (Annette), Dennis (Janet), Sharon (David), & Desmond (Tammy), sister Mary (Victor), grandchildren Murray, Kimberley (Shannon), Jeremy (Shelley), Danan, Wesley, Felicia (Dylan), Ashley (Josh), Brandon, Lytora, Colten, Brayden, Garfield, Brock, & Brianna, great grandchildren Cody, Jada, Jorja, Taylor, & Jackson. She was predeceased by her mother Mary Elizabeth Gould, father Thomas Gould, son Martin, grandsons Anson & Josh, great grandson Jay, brothers Maxwell, Pius, Edmund, Tom, Simon, & sister Annie. Visitation took place at Our Lady of Grace Church in Bird Cove, from where the funeral service took place Sunday, May 14, at 11:00 AM. Interment followed in the Bird Cove Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.

COATES, GIDEON

Passed away May 10th, 2017 at the age of 61 years. Gideon married the love of his life, June Sheryl Andrews, on November 28, 1975 and spent 41 years with her. They raised a family together. He loved his family, and his grand¬children were his pride and joy. He loved spoiling them and praising them at every opportunity. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. He leaves to mourn his loving wife June; 3 children: Cordell, Colleen (Dion), Cindy (Donovan) and 3 grandchildren: Makayla, Cody and William; 7 siblings: Elsie (Chester), Ollie, Lelvie (Joe), Dian (Terence), Fanny, Seymour (Cora) and Elizabeth (Clyde); several aunts & uncles, nieces & nephews, cousins and a large circle of friends. He is predeceased by his parents Lawrence & Martha Elizabeth Coates. Visitation was held at the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Lower Cove from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.