Month: December 2017

John Arthur Carter

December 29, 2017

Passed peacefully away on Dec 29th in St. John’s after a brief illness, John Carter, age 84 years. Predeceased by his parents, Alan and Eda (nee Pittman); his sisters Margaret Halleran and Elizabeth Gibson. Leaving to mourn his wife Brenda (nee Murphy); sons Ian (Daphne), Jeremy (Leisha); daughter Alison (Geoff); 6 grandchildren, Jessica, Havelah, Angus,

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Tara Dorothy Blackwood (nee Squire)

March 11, 1971 to December 27, 2017

Tara Dorothy Blackwood (nee Squire) – Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017, Tara Dorothy Blackwood, age 46 years. Predeceased by her brother Geoffrey Squire in 1982. Leaving to mourn her loving husband and friend of 17 years, Chris; her one

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Lorraine Elizabeth (nee Summers) Jackman

December 27, 2017

Passed suddenly away in CBS on December 27, 2017, Lorraine Jackman, aged 81 years. Predeceased by her husband Donald, 2006; parents Frederick Summers and Margaret (nee Morris); sister Lucy Chapman (David) and infant sister Joyce Summers. Leaving to mourn with loving memories brother Winston Summers (Joan); nephews John Chapman (Alice) and Reg Summers (Sharon); nieces

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Violet Leslie (nee King) Pike

December 27, 2017

Entered into rest on December 27, 2017, Violet Leslie Pike, aged 99 years. Predeceased by her husband Charles Allan, February 1983; her parents Marion and Richard King; sisters Lydia and Janet; brothers David and Edward. Leaving to mourn one son David (Yvonne), Portugal Cove; one daughter Dorinda Gail, Halifax, NS. Also, Three loving grandchildren Krista

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Tonya Jean Bassler

November 27, 1940 to December 27, 2017

Born in Wichita, Kansas to parents Dorothea and Lester Kurt, Tonya was a remarkable lady with numerous talents, interests, and community contributions. After spending a year at the University of Vienna, in 1961 she met future husband Gerhard at University of Kansas, where she received degrees in Personnel Administration and Political Science, belonged to sorority

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Emily (Emmie) Sarah Baker (nee Vere-Holloway)

January 29, 1918 to December 24, 2017

Passed peacefully away on Dec 24, 2017, in her 100th year, our dear mother, Emily Sarah Baker.  Predeceased by husband Bill; sons Bill Jr. and Doug; daughter Joan.  Left with fond and loving memories are sons Ron (Betty), Fred, Bob (Charmaine), Wayne (Sandra), Don, and Rick (Sharon) along with daughters Shirley (John), Judy (Tom), Linda

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Eileen Frances Bonfield  

August 14, 1933 to December 24, 2017

Passed peacefully away following a lengthy illness on December 24, 2017 at Pleasant View Towers in St. John’s, NL.  Eileen grew up in Heart’s Content, Trinity Bay and eventually moved to St. John’s where she spent many years working for the Provincial Government. Predeceased by her mother Eleanor Bonfield (Anderson), father William Bonfield, and her

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Mary Josephine Eddy

April 20, 1943 to December 24, 2017

Loved and cherished, Mary Josephine Eddy, aged 74 years, passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at her home on December 24th, 2017. Pre-deceased by her devoted and cherished husband of 44 years, Bert Eddy Jr.; parents Eileen and Paul Whalen; brothers Paul, Gerard, Leo, Pat, Tom, Jim and Loyola; mother and

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Andrew Kenneth John Meyers

December 15, 1988 to December 16, 2017

I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one I’d like to leave a glow of smiles now my life is done I’d like to leave an echo Whispering softly down the ways Of happy times And laughing times Of bright and sunny days I’d like the tears of those who grieve To

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Tolson Wayne Stanley

December 22, 2017

The train that delivered Tolson Wayne Stanley on October 3rd, 1951, came around the bend to Kilbride on December 22nd, 2017 for his final voyage. So much joy came to him when the door opened and the conductor was his father Harry Stanley, and he saw his mother Mildred who had her arms out. She

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