Obit­u­ar­ies

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EL­IZ­A­BETH M. “MOL­LIE” POT­TLE — Passed peace­fully away at the In­ter­faith Cit­i­zen’s Home, Car­bon­ear on Thurs­day, June 9, 2011, El­iz­a­beth M. “Mol­lie” Pot­tle of Job’s Cove, age 96 years. Pre­de­ceased by hus­band Ab­sa­lom, daugh­ter Shirley Tucker, son Gor­don, son-in-law Lloyd Tucker, sis­ters and brothers. Left to mourn, three grand­chil­dren, Gary Pot­tle (Stephanie), Al­berta, Denise (Eddy) Oliver, On­tario and Dar­lene (Dou­glas) Hop­kins, Burnt Point, five great-grand­chil­dren, sis­ters-in-law; Blanche Pot­tle, Job’s Cove and An­nie Lewis, Char­wood Manor, Car­bon­ear. Also a large num­ber of other rel­a­tives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Main High­way, West­ern Bay. Rev. John Davis con­ducted the fu­neral ser­vice on Sun­day, June 12 from Me­mo­rial United Church, Burnt Point. In­ter­ment took place in Faith United Ceme­tery, Job’s Cove. Fu­neral ar­range­ments were en­trusted to the care of Noel’s Fu­neral Home, West­ern Bay. Please visit www.noels­fu­ner­al­home.com to sign the me­mo­rial guest book.

Ken­neth L. Tra­verse, 79, of Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD — passed away Fri­day evening, June 10, 2011 sur­rounded by his liv­ing fam­ily af­ter a long and coura­geous battle with cancer. He was born in New­found­land, Canada to Lea­mon and Clara Tra­verse. In 1965, he re­lo­cated his fam­ily to the United States where he worked as a telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions man­ager for West­ern Union In­ter­na­tional. He re­tired from West­ern Union, now MCI, in 1981 but con­tin­ued to work for an­other 19 years. Re­tir­ing in 2000 from TRT, he was fi­nally able to en­joy one of his fa­vorite pas­times — golf. Ken­neth en­joyed watch­ing sports of all types, par­tic­u­larly hockey, golf and base­ball. He knew ev­ery player and could re­call spe­cific de­tails of ev­ery play dat­ing back to his child­hood. He had an ex­pan­sive mem­ory and loved to read, do cross­word puzzles and en­joyed watch­ing Wheel of For­tune and Jeop­ardy. A beloved hus­band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and un­cle, he will be deeply missed by his wife of 56 years, Eu­lah Tra­verse; chil­dren, Debi Tra­verse of Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD, Suzanne Reno of Mil­ford, NJ, Ti­mothy Tra­verse of Deer Lake, New­found­land and Heather Pa­tricco and her hus­band, Ken­neth, of Mid­dle­town, DE; grand­chil­dren, Jessica Walsh, Me­gan and Ab­bie Reno, and Emma, Daniel and Shelby Pa­tricco, as well a three brothers, one sis­ter and a host of other friends and fam­ily. Fu­neral ser­vices were held on Wed­nes­day, June 15, at Daniels & Hutchi­son Fu­neral Home LLC. In­ter­ment will be pri­vate. His fam­ily sug­gests me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions be made to Gros Morne Na­tional Park, P. O. Box 130, Rocky Har­bor, NL A0K 4N0.

MARIA ( WHALEN) KING — Maria ( Whalen) King, age 92 of Everett, MA U.S.A. re­tired nurse’s aide, hav­ing worked at the Whid­den Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal for 35 years, passed away on Thurs­day June 9th af­ter a brief ill­ness. She was 92 years old. Wife of the late Clif­ford “Cliff ” King. Beloved mother of Carl King and Iris Ulm, both of Everett. For­merly from Bauline and Broad Cove, Con­cep­tion Bay, New­found­land, she is the daugh­ter of the late Wil­liam J. and Florence (Butt) Whalen. Dear sis­ter of Louisa De­laney of New­found­land and the late Her­bert Whalen, Or­mond Whalen, Myr­tle Fraser, Made­line Bul­ger and Ber­nadette Whalen. Aunt of Florence Fraser of Everett. Also lov­ingly sur­vived by three grand­chil­dren, Wayne Ulm of ME, Dawn Ulm of VA, Deb­o­rah Do­ria of PA, three great-grand­chil­dren, Bri­ana Ulm of Everett, Adrian Ulm of VA, Chris Kirmes of Everett, two step great­grand­chil­dren, An­thony and Ni­chols Do­ria of PA and many nieces and neph­ews in New­found­land. Maria at­tended schools in New­found­land be­fore com­ing to the United States in 1956. She set­tled in Everett 52 years ago, where she raised her fam­ily. Maria en­joyed go­ing home to New­found­land ev­ery sum­mer since 1962. She was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Sea Breeze Se­nior Club in New­found­land dur­ing her sum­mers there. Maria has been com­ing home to New­found­land ev­ery sum­mer since 1962 and made her last trip in Septem­ber 2010. Fu­neral ser­vices were held on Sun­day, June 12, 2011 at the Wil­liam R. Carafa & Son Fu­neral Home in Chelsea, MA. In­ter­ment will be at a later date in the United Church Ceme­tery at Broad Cove, New­found­land. For those who wish, do­na­tions in Maria’s mem­ory may be made to a char­ity of one’s choice.

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