Obituaries

The Compass - - OPINION -

EARLE, El­iz­a­beth Dawe — We are sad­dened to an­nounce the pass­ing of El­iz­a­beth Dawe Earle for­merly of Bay Roberts, NL. She was the wife of the late Cap­tain Guy Earle, of Car­bon­ear. She passed away sud­denly while sleep­ing, in Mon­treal, on Christ­mas Eve. Born on Sept 12th, 1926, she lived an in­ter­est­ing and ex­cit­ing life. She loved to travel with her daugh­ter, and lived many years in her fa­vorite city, New York. She re­turned home to St John’s in her later years, only to re­turn to Mon­treal on De­cem­ber 13, 2014. Mon­treal is where God came for her. She is pre­de­ceased by par­ents Ed­ward and Naomi Dawe, her brother Vic­tor, sis­ter Pa­tri­cia Le­mon and twin Irene Wil­liamson. Left to mourn, her daugh­ter, El­iz­a­beth Earle DePiero and son-in-law, Brian M. DePiero. Spe­cial cousins Eric Dawe, Ruth Dawe (hus­band Pat Flynn) Max­ine Dawe Rom­bout, Christo­pher Pratt as well as other cousins, nieces, neph­ews and fam­ily mem­bers. Spe­cial friends mourn also, Mau­reen, Iwona and Dianna. May she rest in peace and feel the warmth of God’s hands. I miss you Mom. Fu­neral ser­vice was held at St. John the Evan­ge­list Church, Co­ley’s Point on Satur­day Jan 3, 2014. Rested at Moores Fu­neral Home, Bay Roberts. Flow­ers grate­fully ac­cepted or do­na­tions in her mem­ory may be made to the SPCA. SMITH, Wil­liam C. — Passed peace­fully away in the com­fort of his home on Dec. 30, 2014, at the age of 89 years. Re­tired fire­fighter with the St.John’s Re­gional Fire Depart­ment. Pre­de­ceased by par­ents Moses and Maude Smith. Leav­ing to mourn his wife Maisie of 69 years, Sis­ter Ruby Earle (Art); Daugh­ters Mar­i­lyn (Woodrow) Comp­ton, Carol ( John) Janes, Ju­dith Pash­ley, Son Barry (Cath­leen) Smith. Grand­chil­dren Stephanie (Mark), Michelle (Paul), Sean (Susan), Michael (Krista), An­gela, Megan, Sarah, Ni­cholas and 4 Great Grand­chil­dren Al­lie, Leah, Zach­ery and Turner. He was greatly loved by fam­ily and great friends. He will al­ways be his daugh­ter Mar­i­lyn’s an­gel for­ever in her heart. Wake held at Lynch’s Fu­neral Home, Spa­niard’s Bay on Dec. 31 Jan. 1. Fu­neral held Jan. 2 at the Clarkes Beach United Church. In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made to the Can­cer So­ci­ety. STOCK­WOOD, Mary Blanche — Passed away peace­fully at the age of 101 at the In­ter­faith Longterm care Home in Car­bon­ear on De­cem­ber 22nd, 2014, Mary Blanche Stock­wood of Gull Is­land. Pre­de­ceased by her loving hus­band Gideon, and son Robert. Blanche was a de­voted home­maker and an avid gar­dener of flow­ers and vegetables. She was a faith­ful church goer who played church or­gan for over 50 years. She was the rock of the fam­ily and as­sisted our Dad by work­ing be­side him in the fish­ery. She was told many times that she could salt fish bet­ter than any man in Gull Is­land! We’ll miss her deeply. Left to mourn, sons, Leslie (Shirley), Ray (Bev­erly), Harold (Rose-Marie), daugh­ters Jean Mans­bridge ( Jim-de­ceased), Marie Whalen (Boyd), Carol Ville­maire (Yves); grand­chil­dren Gary, Terry, Gail, Kim, Bon­nie, Blaine, Brad, Melissa, Marc and Natalie; 17 great-grand­chil­dren and 2 great-great­grand­chil­dren. Rested at Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Western Bay. Rev. Jim Von Riesen con­ducted the fu­neral ser­vice on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 28 from Memo­rial United Church, Burnt Point. In­tern­ment took place in the United Ceme­tery, Burnt Point. Do­na­tions may be made to Memo­rial United Church, Burnt Point, c/o Mol­lie Oliver, PO Box 156, Burnt Point, NL, A0A 1M0. 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.

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