The Compass - - EDITORIAL -

BARKER-Rev­erend Father James Kevin

July 22, 1928 - Jan­uary 12, 2017 Passed peace­fully away in the pres­ence of his lov­ing fam­ily, on Thurs­day, Jan. 12, 2017, at St. Pa­trick’s Mercy Home, St. John’s; Father Kevin Barker in his 89th year.

Father Kevin, as he was known, was born and raised in Open Hall, Bon­av­ista Bay. He was pre­de­ceased by his par­ents James and Sarah, broth­ers Robert, John, Jeremiah and Michael, sis­ter-in-law Lil­lian, neph­ews Jerry, Paul and Pius and niece Peggy.

Father Kevin left to mourn sis­tersin-law Brid­get, Al­freda and Anne, 20 nieces and neph­ews, as well a large num­ber of great and great-great nieces and neph­ews and many friends.

Father Kevin cel­e­brated 50 years in the priest­hood last year. Dur­ing that time he served in many parishes in the RC Dio­cese of Grand Falls, in­clud­ing Grand Falls, Wind­sor, Fogo Is­land, Gambo-St. Bren­dans, Clarenville, Bon­av­ista-Port Union, North­ern Bay, Har­bour Grace and Gan­der.

On his re­tire­ment he stayed in Gan­der, of­ten as­sist­ing at St. Joseph’s and

PET­TEN, Cather­ine M.

Passed peace­fully away at the Car­bon­ear Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal on Tues­day, Jan­uary 17, 2017, Cather­ine M. Pet­ten of River­head, Har­bour Grace, age 66 years. Pre­de­ceased by par­ents: Leo and Mary Sul­li­van; broth­ers: Harold, Clarence, Ron­ald, and Michael; sis­ter: Cyn­thia and in­fant sis­ter: Mary. Left to mourn, hus­band: Lorne; one son: Lorne (Rose), River­head, Hr. Grace; two grand­sons: Tyler and Lorne; four sis­ters: Diane (Ger­ald) Cal­la­han, River­head, Hr. Grace, Ellen (Bert) Mor­gan, Hr. Grace South, Elaine (James) Porter, Port de Grave, and Alice (Ed­ward) McCarthy, River­head, Hr. Grace; four broth­ers: Leo (Mary) Sul­li­van, Ger­ald (Mavis) Sul­li­van, Der­mott (Judy) Sul­li­van, and Joseph (Judy) Sul­li­van, all of River­head, Hr. Grace; sis­ter-in­law: Irene (Gary) Roach; broth­ers-in­law: Wayne Pet­ten, Harold (Deb­bie) Pet­ten, and Kevin (Char­lotte) Pet­ten; a large num­ber of nieces and neph­ews, other rel­a­tives and friends. Father Em­manuel Osuagwu con­ducted the Funeral Mass on Fri­day, Jan­uary 20 at St. Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church, River­head, Hr. Grace. No do­na­tions by re­quest. Please visit noels­fu­ner­al­home. com to sign the me­mo­rial guest book.

more in­for­ma­tion call Pas­tor White at 5965426. BARKER-Rev­erend Father James Kevin

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