HANNAH, Hewson — passed away on October 12, 2013, at the Pentecostal Senior Citizen’s Home at Clarke’s Beach, in her 96th year. Hannah was born in Gunzenhausen, Germany on May 16, 1918 to Dr. Josef and Lily Wolff. She married the late Warrant Officer Charles John Hewson and served with distinction in the British Army during World War II, being decorated four times. Her family immigrated to Canada in 1957 and lived in Kitimat, British Columbia. Hannah was a children’s nurse before the war and taught special needs children in Kitimat. She retired to Victoria, BC and subsequently resided in Aylmer, Quebec and Carbonear Luxury Estates and the Bay Roberts Retirement Centre. Hannah was an avid reader and bridge player and a keen follower of current events. She enjoyed volunteer activities and liked meeting interesting people. She travelled extensively as late as her 90th year. Hannah is survived by her sons Michael (Donna Doyle) residing in Bay Roberts and John (the late Peggy Spencer) residing in Burnaby BC. She will be missed by the Stewarts (her Ontario family) and by the Groves families in the UK. Also left to celebrate her life, are her Newfoundland families, the Doyles and the LeShanes, and family and friends worldwide. In accordance with Hannah’s wishes, cremation has taken place and her ashes will be scattered at sea.
SLADE, George William ‘Will’ — Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, George William ‘Will’ Slade of Victoria, age 62 years. Predeceased by parents: Eben and Dorothy ‘Dot’, infant brother, parents-in-law: Jim and Alfreda Cull, sister-in-law: Alma Meadus and brothers-in-law: Raymond, Cyril and Graham Cull. Left to mourn, wife: Eileen; daughter: Lisa (Brian) Cole, Victoria; sister: Isabelle (Roscoe) Cole, Victoria; four brothers-in-law: Carmond (Lorna) Cull and Wayne (Angela) Cull, both of Broad Cove, Stephen (Phyllis) Cull and Cecil Meadus, both of Carbonear; three sisters-in-law: Pearl Cull, Western Bay, Phyllis Cull and Joan Cull, both of Broad Cove; also a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Water Street, Carbonear. Rev. T. Wayne Blackwood conducted the funeral service on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from Riverside United Church, Salmon Cove. Interment took place in Riverside United Church Cemetery, Salmon Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel’s Funeral Home, Carbonear. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.