FITZGERALD, Madeline — Passed peacefully away at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends on Friday, September 21, 2012, Madeline Fitzgerald of Western Bay, age 80 years. Predeceased by husband Patrick in June 2001; parents John and Irene Murphy; parents-in-law Thomas and Gertrude Fitzgerald; sisters Bernice Hart, Mary Abbott, Bride Barrow and infant Pauline; brothers: infant Jackie, Tom, Anthony and Jack. Left to mourn, Madeline and Patrick’s children, daughters: Patricia ( Noel) Murphy, Western Bay, Pauline Fitzgerald (Gary Noftle), Broad Cove, Anna (Keith) Jenkins, Bernadette (Rick) Preston and son: John P. (Roxanne), all of Western Bay; grandchildren: Jamie (Marie Lynn) Fitzgerald, Jason Jenkins ( Jennifer King), Erin Fitzgerald (Conrad Clarke), Paul (Robin) Murphy, Brian Jenkins, Robyn Fitzgerald (Geoffrey Broderick), Amanda and Mitchell Preston; greatgrandchildren: Gavin and Owen Fitzgerald and Cailey Broderick; Madeline’s daughter, Geraldine (Claude Bourque), Ontario and children: Michael Ebbs (Ana) and Tara (Brad) Love and grandchildren: Logan, Alyssa, Riley and Cooper; Madeline’s sisters: Irene ( Bill) Laughlin, Margaret ( John) Rivard, both of Ontario and Catherine ( Joe) Maloney, Grand Fal ls- Windsor ; brothers: Bi l l (Pauline) and Ted (Clara), both of Grand FallsWindsor and Dennis (Blenda), Rainbow Lake, Alberta; brother-in-law: John (Mary, Madeline’s special friend) Fitzgerald, Western Bay, Wilson Abbott, Ontario and Silas Barrow, Grand FallsWindsor; sister-in-law: Joan Murphy, Ontario; nieces and nephews; special friends: Carol and Jr. Flemming, Mount Pearl, Bill and Monica O’Rielly and Clarice Crowley, all of Western Bay; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Main Highway, Western Bay. Fr. Pio Sumbilon and Fr. F.J. Aylward conducted funeral Mass on Monday, September 24 from Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Northern Bay. Interment took place in Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cemetery, Western Bay. Donations in her memory may be made to the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cemetery, Western Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Noel’s Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
Gentle mother, gone from our sight but always in our hearts. RIP Mom.
MERCER Carrie (April 18, 1928- September 16, 2012) — Passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2012, shortly after admission to Carbonear General Hospital, in the presence of her children, sister, and son-in-law. Carrie was predeceased by her husband Chesley R; infant daughter Cynthia Grace; parents John and Delilah Bell; sisters Violet and Clara Bell; Alfreda Jewer, and Tena (Hollis- deceased) Etheridge. She leaves with much love and precious memories son Bob (Marie) Mercer; daughters Linda Mercer (Tony Smith) and Laura Saunders; three cherished grandsons Robert Mercer, Jamison (Kate) Mercer, and Aaron Saunders; sister Pearl ( James- deceased) Buckle; brothers Herbert ( Judy) Bell and Theodore (Ivy) Bell; brother-in-law Harry Jewer; sister-in-law Evelyn Mercer, and many special n ieces, nephews, family members and friends as well as her devoted cats, Candy and Catie. A beautiful celebration of her life and interment took place at Central United Church, Bay Roberts on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA, PO Box 29053, St. John’s, NL, A1A 5B5.
OLIVER, Allan George — Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s on Friday, September 21, 2012, Allan George Oliver of Burnt Point, age 89 years. Predeceased by parents: Moses and Leah; brothers: Charles, Jacob and Jesse; sister: Mary. Left to celebrate his life and cherish his memory is his wife: Winnie; devoted children: Olga (Selby) Milley, Western Bay, Loretta (Arthur) Oates, Carbonear, Allan ‘Junior’ (Maureen), Burnt Point, Valerie (Weldon) Peddle, Mount Pearl, Cynthia Oliver, Burnt Point, Barry (Linda) and Cheryl (Todd) Morgan, both of St. John’s; fourteen cherished grandchildren and eight treasured great-grandchildren; 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 Monday, September 24, from Memorial United Church, Burnt Point. Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Burnt Point. Donations in his memory may be made to the Newfoundland Pony Society or Memorial United Church, Burnt Point. For additional information please call Noel’s Funeral Home at 596- 5750. 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.
SHEPPARD, Susie — Passed peacefully away after a short battle with cancer at the Carbonear General Hospital on Sunday, September 23, 2012, Susie Sheppard of Harbour Grace, age 71 years. Predeceased by parents: Hugh and Priscilla Barrett; sister: Clarice Vail. Left to mourn, husband: George; two sons: Nelson, St. John’s and Philip (Marie), Mount Pearl; three grandchildren: Jessica, Justin and Adam; two sisters: Betty Crane, Tilton and Mabel Trowbridge, Spaniard’s Bay; brothers-in-law: Hughie (Shirley) Sheppard, Carbonear, Eugene (Marjorie) Sheppard and David Sheppard, both of Harbour Grace; sisters-in-law: Ruth Giberson, Hartland, NB and Lorraine White, Victoria; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Rev. Moses Tucker conducted the funeral service on Wednesday, September 26 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Cremation took place Donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel’s Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.