Month: October 2018

Myra Electa Oldford (nee Matthews)

June 5, 1922 to October 27, 2018

Passed peacefully away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Health Sciences Centre, surrounded by her loving family, Myra E. Oldford in her 97th year. Predeceased by her dear husband, Hubert (1980); her parents Pierce and Gladys Matthews; her sisters Belinda Greening (Horace), Evelyn Greening (Hubert), Agnes Wiseman (Chesley), and Ethel Moss (George); and her

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Phyllis Sullivan

October 5, 1925 to October 26, 2018

It is with sadness that the family of the late Phyllis Sullivan, announce her passing on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the L.A. Miller Centre.  Born on October 5, 1925 she was the daughter of the late John and Maude (Peddle) Sullivan.  Beside her parents she was predeceased by husband Joshua; brothers Ralph, Walter; sisters

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Dr. Douglas Torraville

October 23, 2018

Dr. Douglas Alfred Torraville passed away peacefully at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on October 23rd, 2018, after a brief illness. He touched many lives in his 63 years and will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and colleagues. Leaving to mourn; his three children, Margaret, Patrick, and Aidan; his brother, Rit. Rev. David Torraville;

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Joan Elizabeth Martha King

July 27, 1943 to October 20, 2018

The family of Joan Elizabeth Martha (Eavis) King, of St. John’s announce, with sadness, her sudden passing in the early hours of Saturday, October 20 at the Health Sciences Centre. Born in 1943 to the late Alf and Ida (Batstone) Eavis, Joan was a loyal friend, mother, sister, and employee.  She spent many years with

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John James McCabe

October 20, 2018

Passed peacefully away after a short illness, October 20, 2018, aged 92. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Dorothy (Chafe); parents James & May (Peddle); step-mother Jessie Snow; and brothers George & Willis. Leaving to mourn, his devoted daughter Dulcie and son-in-law Alex Coombs; grandchildren Deborah & Darryl (Joan); grandsons Nicholas, Andrew, Connor & Michael; and

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Alfred John Breen

October 19, 1966 to October 11, 2018

It is with much sadness that the family of Alfred John Breen announces his passing on Thursday October 11th, 2018 at the age of 51 years old. A.J. will be lovingly remembered by his siblings John (Judy), Bill (Marilyn), Gary and Deb, and sister-in-law Annette Breen. A.J. will be fondly remembered by his seven nieces

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Vurla Jean Birnie-Lefcovitch

December 30, 1947 to October 16, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vurla Jean Birnie-Lefcovitch, on October 16, 2018. Vurla was born in 1947 in New Liskeard, Ontario, to Hope and Pat Birnie who predeceased her. She was one of eight children, Arnold (Janet), Gordon (Carolyn), John (Brenda) and Peter (Lynne), two brothers who also predeceased

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Leslie John Russell

October 16, 2018

Everything is better with onions. That was the lifelong and firmly held belief of Leslie John Russell — Les to all who knew him. He passed peacefully away on October 16, 2018 at the Miller Centre. His mighty heart and incredible spirit is carried on by his wife, three children, five grandchildren, sister, nieces and

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Penelope C. Crane

February 1, 1927 to October 15, 2018

Gently passed away on Oct. 15, 2018 in St. John’s Penny Crane, age 91. Predeceased by her husband Norman, brother Noel Goodridge, brother-in-law John Crane, and brother-in-law Joe Clarke. Left with fond and loving memories her children Joan Reddin (Dave), Janet (Tom Kennedy), Andrew (Bev Dicks), Daphne, Marion (John Lai), and Jim, grandchildren Colin Reddin

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Jeffrey Calvin Taylor

October 7, 2018

Passed away at Kingston General Hospital on October 7, 2018, in his 54th year, after a short illness. Leaving to mourn his parents Calvin and Ina (Bonnell) Taylor, sister Jackie (Taylor) McEachern, niece and nephew Brittany and Brandon McEachern, Kingston, ON. Fondly remembered by aunts and uncles Bernice (Murphy) and Doug Chase, Ottawa, ON, Geraldine

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