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BUTT, Gertrude R.— Passed peace­fully away at the In­ter­faith Cit­i­zen’s Home, Car­bon­ear on Satur­day, Sept. 14, 2013, Gertrude R. Butt of Car­bon­ear, age 73 years. Pre­de­ceased by par­ents: Harold and Brid­get King. Left to mourn, hus­band: Hay­ward; two sons: Wade (Gail), On­tario and Brian (Mary), Car­bon­ear; daugh­ter-in-law: Sharon Mur­phy, Car­bon­ear; six grand­chil­dren: Chad ( Jackie), Brad (Amanda), Inga, Amanda, Adam and Aimee; four great-grand­chil­dren: Krys­tal, Sarah, Chloe and Ky­ley; one brother: John (Brid­get) King, St. John’s; two sis­ters: Eloise (Glen) Hynes, Mount Pearl and Mar­i­lyn (Dave) Pud­di­combe, St. John’s; also a large num­ber of other rel­a­tives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Wa­ter Street, Car­bon­ear. Rev. Brian Col­bourne con­ducted the fu­neral ser­vice on Tues­day, Septem­ber 17 at Bethany United Church, Car­bon­ear. In­ter­ment took place in the In­ter­faith Ceme­tery, Car­bon­ear. Do­na­tions in her mem­ory may be made to a char­ity of one’s choice or to the Jim Shields Me­mo­rial Gar­dens, Vet­eran’s Miller Cen­tre, St. John’s. Fu­neral ar­range­ments were en­trusted to the care of Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Car­bon­ear. Please visit www.noels­fu­ner­al­ to sign the me­mo­rial guest book.

GOOD­WIN, W. LeRoy — Peace­fully passed away at the age of 96 on Fri­day, Septem­ber 13, 2013, in the cir­cle of his fam­ily at his res­i­dence in Har­bour Grace. A grad­u­ate of the Fac­ulty of Den­tistry, Univer­sity of Toronto, Dr. Roy, to­gether with his fa­ther W. S. Good­win, the first reg­is­tered den­tist in New­found­land, pro­vided over 100 years of den­tal ser­vice in the prov­ince. Ded­i­cated to pub­lic ser­vice, Roy was ac­tive in the cam­paign for Con­fed­er­a­tion, Pres­i­dent of the New­found­land Den­tal As­so­ci­a­tion, mem­ber of the Board of Gov­er­nors of the Col­lege of Trades and Tech­nol­ogy, mem­ber of the Avalon In­te­grated School Board, and mem­ber of the Har­bour Grace sta­dium com­mit­tee, as well as many oth­ers. He was an ac­tive mem­ber of Lodge Har­bour Grace, #476 S.C. (Past Mas­ter), Dis­trict Grand Lodge of New­found­land and Labrador, Grand Lodge of Scot­land (Past Dis­trict Grand Su­per­in­ten­dent) and the Royal Or­der of Scot­land. Dr. Roy was elected a Fel­low of the In­ter­na­tional Col­lege of Den­tists, in­ducted into the Acad­emy of Den­tistry In­ter­na­tional and awarded life mem­ber­ship by The New­found­land Den­tal As­so­ci­a­tion. He is pre­de­ceased by wives, Edythe in 1952 and Ali­son in 1999; par­ents, Whit­man Smith and Elsie Kather­ine née War­ren; brother, War­ren; sis­ters, Flo Munn, Nan God­den and Jan Martin. Left to mourn, two daugh­ters, El­iz­a­beth LeFeu­vre and hus­band Philip, Spa­niard’s Bay and Mar­garet Good­win and hus­band Ver­non Whet­ter, Belleville, On­tario; two sons, Don­ald Good­win and wife In­grid Wiede, Bochum, Ger­many and Ian Good­win, Har­bour Grace; four grand­chil­dren, Pa­tri­cia LeFeu­vre and hus­band John Guz­zwell, chil­dren Eric and Emily, Kather­ine LeFeu­vre and hus­band Jeff Shaw, chil­dren Ben, Sarah, Wil­liam and Jack, Philip LeFeu­vre and part­ner An­drea Butt, Matthew LeFeu­vre and wife Wendy, chil­dren So­phie and Ella; also a num­ber of nieces and neph­ews. Rev. Linda Pike con­ducted the Cel­e­bra­tion of Life on Tues­day, Septem­ber 17 at Cough­lan United Church, Har­bour Grace. Do­na­tions in his mem­ory may be made to a char­ity of your choice. Fu­neral ar­range­ments were en­trusted to the care of Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Har­bour Grace. Please visit www.noels­fu­ner­al­ to sign the me­mo­rial guest book.

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