Archives: Obituaries

Margarget (Meg) Jane G. Macdonald

August 4, 1921 to December 10, 2017

Let us celebrate the life of Meg Macdonald (Margaret Jane Gordon Macdonald) August 4, 1921 – December 10, 2017. While Scottish born, her Newfoundland friends bless the day she decided to make her life here – for 52 years. Meg was a community minded and giving person. Her career as a physiotherapist started in London,

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Shirley Joan Lundrigan (Craniford)

October 2, 1933 to February 7, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce Shirley’s passing on February 7th, 2018 after a brief illness at the Health Science Centre.  Shirley is predeceased by her husband, Ronald Lundrigan; parents, John and Elsie Craniford; daughter, Beverley Oliver; infant son, Stephen Crane; sisters, Annie Miller, Ruby Tilley and grandson, Christopher Power. Our much loved

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Annie M. Coady

February 4, 2018

Passed peacefully away on Sunday, February 4th 2018 at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, age 96 years. Predeceased by her parents John and Mary Pike, Spanish Room; sister Katie Chaddock; brothers, George, Harold and Bob Pike; her husband Francis Fergus Coady in 1997; also, niece Mary Hannam, Jean de Baie in 2017. Leaving to mourn nieces,

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Gerard James O’Reilly

August 23, 1929 to February 3, 2018

Passed peacefully away on February 3, 2018 in his 88th year.   Gerard was born in New York, of Newfoundland parents, and as a young man joined the U.S. Navy on an aircraft carrier during the Korean War. On a visit back to Newfoundland, Gerard met Isabelle and they were married six weeks later and their

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Eldred Ellis Whalen

July 29, 1930 to January 13, 2018

Eldred Ellis Whalen was born in Victoria, Newfoundland Canada on July 29th, 1930 and raised in St. John’s.  He passed away peacefully at age 87 years in Los Angeles, CA on January 13th, 2018. Eldred began working when he was 13 in St. John’s, NL to help support his family and eventually became an auto

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Irene Constance Moores (nee Chafe)

December 4, 1930 to January 28, 2018

Passed peacefully away at Pleasant View Towers, St. John’s, in the presence of her family. Left with fond and loving memories, sons Fred (Kathy) and Jeff (Dale); daughter Heather Lannon (Ray); grandchildren Steven Lannon (Kimberley Johnson), Stacey Dean (Brandon), and Tisha Carruthers (Connor); great-grandson Ethan Dean; brothers George Chafe (Joyce) and Cyril Chafe (Marion); sister

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Mary Jane Tobin

January 25, 1933 to January 29, 2018

Passed peacefully away at her home with family on January 29, 2018, Mary Jane Tobin. Predeceased by husband Frank; daughter Patsy Tobin and her brothers and sister. Leaving to mourn her children Patsy, Mary (Roland), Judy (Rick), Liz (Mike), Allan (Theresa), Brian (Barb), and Frances (Doug); brother Andy (Mary), 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; special

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Mary Dorothy Post (nee Horwood)

January 27, 2018

Passed peacefully away on January 27, 2018 in her sleep at home, Mary Post, aged 95 years. Predeceased by her husband Carl Robert (Bob), 1998;  brothers Wes and Bill Horwood; sisters Hannah Hammond, Ada Davis, Rita Summers, Emma Bastow and Elizabeth Bilodeau.  Leaving to mourn with loving memories her children Cynthia Follett (Doug), Valerie Bowyer

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Leonard Cecil King

November 26, 1950 to January 25, 2018

  Passed peacefully at St. Clare’s Hospital on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Len was a retired teacher, an avid golfer, and loved softball and music. Predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Marion King; brother, Max; and father and mother-in-law, Rev. T.E. and Enid Smith. Len was a loving husband, dad, pop, and loyal friend. He

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Eric Gilbert Dicks

January 26, 2018

Passed peacefully in the presence of his loved ones, Eric Gilbert Dicks of Portugal Cove, formerly of Bell Island. Eric recently celebrated his 93rd birthday with a well attended party surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and close friends. Dad/Poppy Dicks was the centre of a party, well able to kick up his heels,

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