Parsons, Alwood

Alwood Andrew (George) Parsons was born at St. Anthony to Jessie and Annie Parsons Jonuary 21st, 1950. Also born to that family were Rueben, deceased, Marthda, deceased, Ross, deceased, Robert, Gladys, and Albert. Albert is twin brother to Alwood. 

Alwood grew up in Roddickton, where he graduated high school/ He was joined in marriage to Celie Randell on July 24th, 1973. To this union was born two children, Deanne and Shane. Alwood was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Alwood took on many different types of employment. He worked as a lumber grader with Canada Bay Lumber Co., as a forestry worker and a teacher. He fished with this brothers, Robert and Albert for approximately 35 years. He was also a fireman for 25 years.

He was a boat builder, carpenter, sports fan, Red Wings fan, dart player, and a cook extraordinaire! Alwood was take from this life tragically on the 21st of September, 2015 in his 65th year. he will be greatly missed by his wife Celie Parsons, Children Deanne (Shane), Shane (Nathalie), Mother-in-law Lily, Brothers Robert (Harriet), Albert (Lavinia), Sister Gladys (Eric), Granddaughters Alexis, Shelby; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral services were held at 2:00pm on Sunday September 27th, 2015 with Rev. Christopher Hewlett officiating. Burial followed in the New Apostolic Faith Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.   

Campbell, Mary

Mary Campbell

Passed away September 17, 2015 at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Mrs. Mary Campbell of Plum Point was in her 69th year. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her Children Louise, Bob, Peter, and Shianne; Grandchildren Courtney, Charlie, Roman, Drew, Tapanga, Shauna, Josh, Andrew, Christie, and Hunter; Great-grandchildren Jaden, Brooklyn, Deacon, and Isabella; Sisters Mable, Rosie, Daphene; Brothers Gorvin, Garf, Jock, John, and their families as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends.  She was predeceased by her parents Isaac and Beatrice Stevens; her Sister Sarah Fanny; and Brother Arch. Cremation has taken place, visitation was held at the Saint Mark’s Anglican Church in Savage Cove from which the funeral service was held at 11am on Monday, September 21, 2015 with  Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Inurnment followed in the Anglican Cemetery in Savage Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director. 

ELLIOTT, SAMUEL

Samuel Elliott Sr. was born July 9th, 1934 to Gordon and Mae (Bessey) Elliott
of Raleigh, NL. He grew up in Raleigh with his sister and 7 brothers until he
came to Port Au Choix looking for the woman of his dreams. He found her and they got married November 30th,1963. They made a home and raised their 2 sons and 2 daughters in Port au Choix. He worked at FPI for 36 years, most of them as a watchman where he fed many of his co workers from the electric frying pan. He was a dedicated family man who provided for his family with kindness and patience and was well respected by many as
they considered him “ the gentle giant”. He deeply loved a game of cards; especially if he was winning! Through all his sickness he always kept a positive attitude but despite his 4 year fight against the dreadful disease he passed away on Sunday, September 13th,2015. He is survived by his wife Christine of nearly 52 years, his sons Sam(jr), Kevin (Sherry-Lynn), his daughters Melita (Bob), Mae (Vince), his 6 grandchildren, Joshua, Allyson, Wyatt, Kaitlin, Skyler and Chayce, his sister Vida( Ross), brothers Reginald (Irene), Weldon (Alma), Garland (Pansy), Max (Judy),Winston (Cindy) and Alvin (Yvonne). Pre- deceased by his father Gordon, mother Mae, sister Selma and brother Wayne. Visitation Was held at the Roman Catholic Church in Port Aux Choix, from which the Funeral Mass was held at 1030am on the 17th of September with Fr. Raj Officiating. Burial followed the Service in the Sandy Cove Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director. 

LAWLESS, MICHAEL JOHN

Passed away peacefully at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on the 14th Day of September 2015, Mr. Michael John Lawless of Flower’s Cove was in his 75th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Rosie Lawless, Children Kevin (Michelle), Robert Jock(Myrtle), Michael Jr. (Karen), Perry(Sandee), Patty(John), Kelly,  Grandchildren Scott, Randy, Robyn, Alyx, Mackenzie, Tori, Trisha, Evan, Ava and Piper, Great Grandchildren Rebecca, Logan, and Sophia and Sister Christine Richards(Roy)as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his Mother Harriet Carnell (nee Lawless), and his Step-Father Roy Carnell. Visitation was held at the Our Lady of the Snow Roman Catholic church in Flower’s Cove from which the funeral mass was held at 2:00pm on Thursday the 17th day of September 2015 with Fr. Bosco officiating. Interment was at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Nameless Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director

BILES, MAXWELL

Passed peacefully away after a short illness at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on September 11th, 2015, Maxwell Henry Biles of St. Anthony, NL in his 90th year. Max was a fisherman and carpenter before his retirement. He was a member of the choir at St. Anthony United Church for 50 years, a member of the church’s board of session and a long-time member of the Loyal Orange Lodge.
Max loved his family and his church, building model boats, hunting, salmon fishing, picking berries, playing cards, reading; watching boxing, hockey and wrestling.
Max leaves to mourn his four daughters; Joan Rumbolt, Eileen Reeves, Celeste Thompson-Vey (Bruce Vey) and Maxine Earle (Junior). Grandchildren; Curtis Rumbolt, Annette Rumbolt, Paulette (Allister) Russell, Jeanette Dwight) Russell, Paul (Brenda) Reeves, Terry (Sherry) Reeves, Rodney (Susan) Thompson, Colin (Melissa) Thompson, Denise (Robin) Collier, Jennifer Earle and Justin Earle. Great-Grandchildren; Marijke den Otter-Rumbolt, Terri (Allan) Healey, Kimberly Russell, Kelly Russell, Kassidy Russell, McKenzie Russell, Marc Russell, Julie (Terry) Wolfe, Jamie Reeves, Victoria Thompson, Miranda Thompson, Gabriel Thompson, Orianna Thompson, Reece Thompson, Christins Collier, Mya Collier and Teyla Collier. Great-great-grandchildren; Ava Rumbolt, Jayce Wolfe and Ethan Wolfe. Brother in law Wilfred Boyd, sisters in law Lizzie Boyd and Flora Dean. Visitation was held at the St. Anthony United Church from where the funeral Service was held at 2:00pm on September 15th, 2015 with Rev. Dinesh Gomes officiating. Burial followed in the United Cemetery in St. Anthony. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

GILLARD, FLORA CHRISTINA

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, at the age of 93, on September 8, 2015. Christina was born in Canada Harbour, NL to Robert and Eliza (nee Gale) Edgar on March 20, 1922. She was the last surviving member of her family, being predeceased by siblings Jessie (James), Dulcie (Stewart), Edith (Donald), Mary (Ross), Beatrice (Cecil), Joseph (Pauline) and Alma (Kenneth). Christina was also predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert L. Gillard (1987) and son-in-law, Calvin Newman. She will be greatly missed by her children: Maxine (Frank), Robert E. (Margaret), Diana (Calvin), Reta (Guy), Helga (Hoodie) and Douglas (Brenda); grandchildren: Vanessa, Treena, Dana, Robert, Kathryn, Jonathan, Karen, Amanda, Heather, Didi and Lance, André and Melanie (and their mother, Mona); 13 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the Resident Care Manager - Rod Hayward, the Rev. Elsie Squires, Dr. Chehadi Kareem, the medical staff and the caregivers at Masonic Park Nursing Home for the exceptional care they provided with compassion and dignity during Christina’s passing. Christina’s spirit will live on in our hearts and memories. We invite you to join the family in celebrating her life at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation will take place on Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Visitation will continue at Englee United Church on Sunday, September 13, from 2-9pm and on Monday, September 14, from 10am-12noon. Funeral service will take place on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 2:00pm, with interment to follow at the Old United Church Cemetery, Englee. As expressions of sympathy, flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Christina’s memory to the Englee United Church. To view the online memorial guest book or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.barretts.ca. or www.kmffuneralhome.com. 

ELMS, LEWIS REGINALD

Passed peacefully away at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on the 5th day of September 2015, Mr. Lewis Elms of St. Lunaire-Griquet was in his 90th year. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Jessie, Daughters Joan (Art), Jean (Barry), Dawn (Ron), Grandchildren Stefan (Dixie-Lee) and Kayla (Devon), as well as a large circle of family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Luke and Bertha Elms, four Brothers and his Four Sisters. Visitation was held at the All Saints Anglican church in Dark Tickle from which the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on Tuesday September 8, 2015 with Rev. Harold Harvey and Lay Readers Alf and Maude Larkin officiating. Interment followed in the Anglican Cemetery in Dark Tickle, Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.