LAYMAN, Patrick J. Sr. — Passed peacefully away at his residence on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Patrick J. Layman Sr. of Ochre Pit Cove, age 74 years. Predeceased by son: Patrick James Jr.; parents: Mike Joe and Angela; brother: Paul. Pat was a well known fisherman on the Avalon Peninsula, retired police officer, member of the Newfoundland Constabulary, member of the Brandon police force, involved in politics all his life, member of the Military Police, good neighbour and friend to all. Left to mourn, wife: June of 54 years; three sons: John (Michelle), Old Perlican, Dan (Trina), Woodstock, ON and Bruce ( Jen), Ochre Pit Cove; one daughter: Patricia (Mike) Cavasin, Alberta; nine grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; one sister: Mary ( Jim) Babstock, Scarborough, ON; five brothers: Peter (Betty), Ochre Pit Cove, Mike (Yvonne), St. John’s, Ted (Claire) and Joe (Marie), both of Gull Island and Ron (Ellen), Cambridge, ON; brother-in-law: Ray ( Joan) Park, ON; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Fr. Pio Sumbilon conducted the Funeral Mass on Monday, July 16 at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment took place in Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Cemetery, Northern Bay. Donations in his memory may be made to The Patrick J. Layman Sr. Memorial Fund. 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.
PITTS, James ‘Jim’ — age 75, passed away July 9, 2012, in Carbonear Hospital after battling cancer. He is survived by his wife, Anita Joan (Osmond), children: Karen (Craig Gosse); Paula (Gord Hynes); Tina (Emmanuel Jones), David (Sharon Anthony); and Denise (Cory Fradsham), 10 grandchildren, a special aunt and uncle, William and Mabel Bickford, brothers and sister and their families in Ontario and British Columbia, and a wide range of family and friends in Mahers, Bell Island, Bay Roberts, and Florida. Cremation has taken place. Interment will be for immediate family.