CARTER, JESSIE

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Passed away March 17th, 2018 at the age of 81 years. Jessie was born November 26, 1936 to Myrtle and Alex Simms in St. Anthony Bight. She was the oldest of 7 children. She moved to Great Brehat at a young age to be with the love of her life, John Carter. They were married on November 20th, 1956. They were blessed with 7 children, 15 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Jessie kept busy over the years caring for her family and working alongside her husband John at whatever work needed to be done, whether it was fishing, cutting wood, or tending to the garden. She will be dearly missed by a large circle of family and friends. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memoires her Children; Fred (Glenice), Dave (Lisa), Lorne (Adell), Wes (Denise), Joyce (Morris), Mae (Colin), Donna (Morley); Brother Hayward Simms; Sisters Elsie, Bessie (Edgar), Juanita; brothers-in-law Charles (Rowena), Keith; Sisters-in-law Olive, Rita; plus 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jessie was predeceased by her husband John; Parents Alex and Myrtle Simms; Mother-in-law Mary Carter; Brother and Sister Ross Simms and Nellie Simms; Brothers-in-law Elijah Parrill, Gordon Powell, Don Reid; Sisters-in-law Elizabeth (Minnie) and Minnie. Visitation was held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the Funeral on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm from the St. Anthony United Church with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Interment followed in Great Brehat. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director. 

COLES, ARCHIBALD

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Passed away on January 28th, 2018 at Charles S Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn- thankful for a lifetime of memories- his Wife Hazareth; Daughter Beatrice (Boyce); Son Ivan (Betty); Grandchildren Susie Eileen (Hiram), Shana, Bianca (Jeremy), Dominique; Great-grandchildren Mitchel, Mackenzie; Sisters Lourie, Mabel, Irene; Brother Claude (Lillian); Brothers in law Stanley (Bessie), James (Cornelia); Sisters in law Virginia, Cora (Melvin), Ruby (Gerald), Edith (Kirby); Daughters in law Daphne, Beatrice; special friend Maria Gould as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Archibald was predeceased by his Daughter Susie Eileen; Sons John Brian, Archibald Jr, Alonzo; Parents George and Beatrice; Sister Minnie; Brothers Harold, Jacob, Lush; as well as parents in law Susie and John. Visitation was held from St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Sandy Cove from where the funeral was held on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

PARRILL, JOHN

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Passed away at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on December 30th, 2017 at the age of 80 years. He leaves to mourn his Wife of 57 years Eliza; his children Shirley (Barry), Ward (Celia), Jarvis, and Ruby (Floyd); Grandchildren Sabrina (Tyson), Pamela (Cory), Pierrette (Murray), Tamara (Steve), Kendra, Nathan (Penney), and Belle; Great-Grandchildren Keegan, Kylan, Kaine, Kaci-Rae, Kai, Reid, and Bella; Brothers Ivany (Rita), Douglass (Virtue); Sister Ester as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his Parents Andrew and Elizabeth Parrill, Brother Ethelbert; Sister Frances; Son Elvis and Daughter Rhonda. Visitation was held from the Anglican Church in Lower Cove from where the funeral was held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2017 with Rev. Omar Reyes officiating. Interment followed in the Pines Cove Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral

BLAKE, EVERETT

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Passed away December 26th, 2017 from the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 91 years. According to the Government, Everett was born in Spillard’s Cove (now called Straitsview) on September 22nd, 1926. However, it is more likely that he had been born a year earlier (in 1925). The Government decision was based on Census information, because birth records had been lost- perhaps because of fire. This decision was made when Everett was well on in life, as is often the case when birth records have been lost. Everett set his hand to whatever work was available. He fished, hunted, and trapped. During the winter, he was busy knitting and mending cod traps. He became a good carpenter and built a number of schools and many homes. On Sundays, he walked down to the Church and rang the bell (which meant that all the children went off to Sunday school). It was when Everett had went to Raleigh to fish that he met Jessie Bessey. The two celebrated 65 years of marriage together. They grew a new branch of the Blake family tree which now includes nearly four dozen descendants. He leaves to mourn his wife, Jessie Blake; Sons, Dennis (Donna), Garry (Betsy), Cyril, and Hedley; Daughters, Cindy (Jim), Dale, and Velma (Barry); Brother Wilson; Sister-in-law Marie (Widow of Brother Garfield) as well as 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren, and a large circle of extended family and friends. Everett was predeceased by his parents, James and Martha Blake; Brothers, Isaac, Ruben, Garfield, and Harrison as well as Sisters, Lucy, Mary Evelyn, and Rosie. Visitation was held from the United Church in Raleigh from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 30th, 2017 with Rev. Gus Pendleton officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director. 

STREET, BURNETTE LYDIA

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passed away on December 20th 2017 from Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital at the age of 66 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Cyril; daughter Stacey (Danny); Grandson Jordan; Step-daughter and step-son Jackie and David; Siblings Winston, Bernard (Jean), Pearce (Pricilla), Elizabeth, Calvin (Violet), Dudley, Martha (Desmond), Leaton (Mary Ellen), Sandra, Joseph (Darlene), Shawn (Mary), as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Burnette was predeceased by her parents Leaton and Sybil Johnson, mother and father in law Stephen and Elizabeth Street, as well as her brother in law Hedley Andrews. Visitation was held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral held from St. Mary’s Anglican Church on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Katie Flynn officiating. Cremation followed. Inurnment to take place at a later date.

REARDON, AGNES MARY (NEÉ HURLEY)

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It is with great sadness that the family of the late Agnes Mary Reardon announce her passing on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 94 years. She leaves to mourn her sons: Herb (Mary), Ben (Imelda), Louis (Norma), Eric (Eileen); Daughters Mildred Sexton, Ida Sexton (John), Mae Jackson (Wayne); Grandchildren she raised, Connie Bromley (Jerome), Trent Reardon; as well as a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; Sisters Marie H, Mary Hurley; Brother Fred Hurley and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick Reardon, son Patrick Jr., parents Tom and Mary Hurley; brothers Richards and Louis Hurley; Sisters Frances Brothers, Alice Hurley, Evelyn Hurley, and Edna Wiseman. Visitation was held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony, after which, cremation followed. Funeral service and burial to be scheduled later this summer from the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Goose Cove. Times and dates to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

CHAMBERS, CHRISTIANA

Passed away at the Sir Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders on December 17th, 2017 at the age of 94 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her Children Baxter (Virginia), Jean (Dwight), Gerald (Trixie); Grandchildren Dion, Dara (Paul), Nicole (Marty), Dwan (Colin), Natalie (Peter); Great-Grandchildren Rebecca, Logan, Nathan, Brayden, Benjamin, Kiersten, Kurtis; Brother Henry (Barbara); and Sister In Law Irene. Christiana was predeceased by her Husband George; Great Grandson Nicholas Hillier; Brothers Edward, Abraham, William (Marjorie), Leslie (Hilda); Sisters Effie (Stephen), Georgina (Thomas), Minnie (Jacob), Evelyn (Phillip), Mary Anne (Nathaniel), Viola (Absalom), Jessie (Freeman); Very Special Friend Gloria Gould; and Parents Stephen Chambers and Jane Dredge. Visitation was held from the Anglican Church of the Advent in Plum Point from where the funeral was held on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating. Interment followed in the Barr’d Harbour Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.