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.