WHALEN, HENRY ROSS

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October 30, 1934 - April 7, 2019

Passed peacefully away at Corner Brook Western Memorial Hospital in his 84th year, Ross Whalen of Flower's Cove on April 7, 2019. Born in Flower's Cove on October 30, 1934 to Henry and Chatfield Whalen. He married the love of his life, Ellen (Genge) and they were wed on November 27, 1958 and shared 60 wonderful years together. Ross and Ellen were blessed with three children, daughter: Judy Sheppard (Ed); Sons: Lorne Whalen (Wanda), Melvin Whalen (Judy); Grandchildren: Chuck Sheppard (Michelle), Chad Sheppard (Emiley), Corey Whalen (Shawna), Chelsie Astles (Andrew), Ross Whalen; Great-grandchildren: Jenna Sheppard, Kayla Sheppard, Logan Sheppard, River Sheppard, Gracie Whalen, Haley Whalen, Claire Astles; Sister: Hazel Archel. Family was the highlight of Ross's life but he also enjoyed berry picking, fishing, cutting wood and playing cards. He had several working skills, he worked with NL Hydro as a Meter Reader and a Groundsman; he also worked with Lundrigans building the roads in the St. Anthony area; he was part owner of a scallop dragger. He was a jack of all trades who instilled values of hard work and independence of his family. He was and is deeply loved and fondly mourned. Pre-deceased by his parents: Henry and Chatfield Whalen; Sisters: Hilda Way, Jessie Coombs, Beatrice Shepherd, Blanch Pitcher, Sue Gould; Brothers: Orick, Ralph; Visitation to take place from the St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Flower's Cove; Family Service is Thursday, April 11th, 8:00 pm and Funeral Service is Friday, April 12th, 2:00 pm. Interment to follow.

ALYWARD, GORDON GERARD

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April 22, 1962 - April 1, 2019

Gordon was born to Francis and Bernadette Alyward on April 22, 1962 in Main Brook. The family moved to Goose Cove from Fishot Island in 1970. Gordon was a very quiet man, who enjoyed the simple things in life, like having get-togethers with family and friends. He loved his family dearly. He was very proud of his daughter, Pamela and two grand kids, Matthew and Aiden and spoke of them so often. He would light up when talking about all his brothers and sisters and mom and dad. He faced many challenges but always had a smile. He will be forever loved and sadly missed by his Father Francis; Sisters, Eileen, Denise (Wes); Brothers, Fred (Maureen), Steven (Sharon), Leonard (Mary), Wayne (Dianne), Clem, Edward (Charmaine), as well as his extra-special Aunt Jose and Uncle Dorm who held a special place in his heart. Also left with fond and loving memories are a large extended family of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. He will be missed as well by his special friend Gloria and the caring staff for the John M. Gray. Your care and compassion will never be forgotten. Gordon is predeceased by his loving Mother, Bernadette, and brother-in-law John McCarthy. Visitation was held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on Friday, April 5, 2019 which took place from the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Goose Cove at 11:00 am with Fr. Jason officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

SAMSON, KEVIN

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kevin on March 22, 2019 at the age of 65 years. he leaves to mourn, with fond and loving memories his partner Ruth Sheppard, his sisters Elsie Cunard and Barbara Brown, as well as many nieces and nephews, as well as his special aunt Ursula Chambers. Kevin was predeceased by his parents peter and Bessie Samson, sister marina and brothers Tom, Hiram and Conrad. Visitation will take place on Sunday march 31, 2019 from 7-9pm at the Church of the Advent in Plum Point, from which the funeral service will take place on Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 2:00pm with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating. as per Kevin wishes, cremation has taken place. internment to follow at the brig bay cemetery. Funeral arrangements where entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

NOBLE, WILFRED JAMES

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September 11, 1944 - March 27, 2019

Passed peacefully away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in his 74th year, Wilfred James Noble of St. Anthony on March 27, 2019. Born in St. Anthony on September 11, 1944 to Pearce and Bertha Noble of Great Brehat; Wilfred was the first of 7 children. After finishing high school Wilf met the love of his life, Selma Bussey, at a hockey game. They were wed on December 20th, 1967 and shared 52 wonderful years together. Some time after marriage, Wilf and Selma were blessed with two beautiful daughters; Adella and Lisa. Family was the highlight of Wilf’s life but he also loved berry picking, fishing, hunting, and his dog- Pop’s Girl- Coco. Wilf fished all his life but finishing his fishing career with a 16 year stint his brother-in-law Eric in 1992. He was a jack of all trades who instilled values of hard work, selflessness, and independence of his family and friends. He was, and is, deeply loved and fondly mourned. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, his Wife, Selma; Daughters, Adella (Derek) Sweet, Lisa; Grandchildren, Rebecca, Gregory, Brandon, Bailey; Great-granddaughter, Annabelle; Mother, Bertha; Sisters, Doris (Eric), Audrey (Sterling), Pansy (Monty), Patsy (Dwayne), Dennis (Kristen) as well as a large circle of family and friends. Wilf was predeceased by his father, Pearce and Brother, Boyce. Visitation to take place from the Pentecostal Church in St. Anthony on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 3-4 pm and 7-9 pm and will continue on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 2-4 pm with the family and friends service taking place from 7-9 pm. The funeral will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Joy officiating. Interment to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.

FLYNN, MARY MARGARET (nee LEWIS)

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May 26, 1955 – March 23, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family announce Mary’s passing at White Bay Central Health Center in Roddickton, surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was the most beautiful lady with a wealth of caring and compassion. She leaves to mourn her devoted and loving spouse, Terry; Sons, Kirby (Melissa), Cory (Sherry), Paul (Sue-Ellen); Brothers, Gerry (Loretta) Pat (Ratu), Gordon and Brian; Grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas, Max, Leo, Alex, Sara; Special and Devoted Family Members, Kathleen, Ed, Selma (Gary), Phyllis (Dave), Deon (Judy), Darren (Lisa); special recognition to her loving caregivers, Selina and Phyllis; Extended family (Mrs. Susan Bromley and family); sisters-in-law, Myrtle, Judy, Anna, Belinda, and a large circle of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Rose and Harry Lewis; Brothers, Jerome, Paul, Alphonsus Flynn, Philip Flynn and Grandchildren, Ethan and Daniel. Visitation was held from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Conche. The funeral will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 am with Fr. George officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Alicia Patey, Funeral Director.

JOHNSON, CHARLES CLIFFORD

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September 1, 1936 - March 19, 2019

Passed away March 19th, 2019 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn with a lifetime of memories, his Wife, Margaret; Children, Preston (Tammy), and Joy; Granddaughter Rikki; Grandsons, Shawn and Shannon, as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Charl was predeceased by his Sons, Drayson Ford, Shawn Craig; Brothers Garland, Chris, Varrick; Sisters Dorothy (Dot), and Minnie. Visitation was held from the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony from where the funeral was held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm with Captains David and Melanie Rideout officiating. Cremation followed with inurnment at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Alicia Patey, Funeral Director.

BYRNE, JERRY ALPHAOUS

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Feb. 25, 1962 - March 16, 2019

Passed tragically away in Conche on March 16th, 2019 at the age of 57 years. Jerry was a man of many talents. He was a fisherman, woodsman, carpentry, tour guide to tourist and friend to all. He loved to talk and took the time to speak to everyone he met and always said hello. He loved music and dancing. He leaves to mourn his Mother, Ellen; brothers Garrett (Selina), Michael (Bernice), Kenneth; Sisters Christine (Matt), Frances (Gary), Elsie (Bob), Doreen (Jean-Guy), Margaret (Bill). Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces & nephew, extended family and circle of friends. Jerry was predeceased by his father William Byrne, brothers Clifford, Robert and William and Nephew Jeremy Scott. Visitation was held from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Conche until the funeral on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11:00 am with Fr. George officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton.