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The Twine Loft – August 2017

Passed On: Clifford Aucoin – Cheticamp, N.S. Fisherman Aucoin, 80, passed away June 20 at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre. Born in Grand Etang, Inverness County, to the late Denis and Minnie (LeFort) Aucoin, he served 28 years with the RCAF in air traffic control. For 25 years he was President of the Northern Cape Breton Fishing Vessel Association and was also consultant for the Cheticamp Monitoring Association for 15 years. Passed On: Willie Boudreau – Petit Etang, N.S. ...

The Twine Loft – July 2017

Passed On: Eugene Himmelman – Port l’Hebert, N.S. Fisherman Himmelman, 73, passed away on May 13, 2017, at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Born in Tufts Cove, he was a son of the late Stanley and Edith (Gardner) Himmelman. He was a lobster fisherman for the better part of 60 years, going to sea at the age of 11. Passed On: Paul George – Queensport, N.S. Fisherman George, 80, formerly of Lead Cove, Newfoundland and Toronto, Ontario, passed away May 11, 2017. Born in Upper ...

The Twine Loft – June 2017

Passed On: Eddie Gaudet – Grosses Coques, N.S. Fisherman Gaudet, 61, passed away April 15 at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, following complications of a major surgery. He was a son of the late Maria (Theriault) Gaudet and was a fisherman for 46 years. Passed On: Herbert Foote – Lockeport, N.S. Fisherman Foote, 78, Lockeport, passed away peacefully April 7 at the Queens General Hospital. Born in Lockeport, he was a son of the late George Walter and Aletha Marjorie (Blades) ...

Twine Loft – May 2017

Passed On: Lawrence Sullivan – Calvert, N.L. Fisherman Sullivan, 59, died suddenly in his hometown of Calvert on April 5, 2017. He was a well-known, fisherman, captain and enterprise owner on Newfoundland’s Southern Shore. Passed On: Albert Hollett – Arnold’s Cove, N.L. Fisherman Hollett, 86, passed peacefully away at Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on April 2, 2017. He was a fisherman all his life and fished out of several ports in Placentia Bay. Passed On: ...

Twine Loft – April 2017

Passed On: James McGrath – St. John’s, N.L. Former Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans McGrath, 85, passed away in hospital on February 28, 2017. Born January 11, 1932, he was a former politician and the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland, Canada. As a young man, McGrath was a member of the Responsible Government League which opposed Newfoundland joining Canadian Confederation. Nevertheless, upon the province’s joining confederation in 1949, McGrath left to enlist with the ...

Twine Loft – March 2017

Passed On: Ches Penney – St. John’s, N.L. Businessman Penney, 84, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on January 26, 2017. He was born in Carbonear, the eldest of 12 children. Penney had a business career spanning more than 60 years during which time he developed an extensive group of close business associates and friends too numerous to name. He was the founder and chairman of the Penney Group of Companies, one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest private commerc...

Twine Loft – February 2017

Passed On: Earl Tibbo – Havre Boucher, N.S. Mariner Tibbo, 71, passed away December 1, 2016. He was born on May 13, 1945, in St. Jacques, Newfoundland and was the son of the late Captain Earl Tibbo Sr. and Hilda Ann (Rose) Tibbo. He moved to East Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia with his parents and siblings in 1947. When he moved to Mulgrave in the early 1960s, he began fishing with Acadia Fisheries on side trawlers. His career later moved him to Halifax to work for the Bedford Institute of ...

Twine Loft – January 2017

Passed On: Robert Truckair – Glace Bay, N.S. Fisherman Truckair passed away November 16 at the Glace Bay Hospital with loving family at his side. Born in Glace Bay he was the son of Lambert and Elsie (MacLeod) Truckair. Truckair was a self-employed boat captain/fisherman, fishing all over the coasts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3 and the Glace Bay Harbour Authority. He started fishing on his own at the age of 16, where he fished lobster ...

Twine Loft – November 2016

Passed On: Keith Walsh – St. John’s, N.L. Fisherman Walsh, 18, passed away tragically on Tuesday September 6, 2016. Born in St. John’s on February 9, 1998, he was predeceased by his great-grandmother Gertrude, great-grandfather Harry Watson, great-grandmother Mary, great-grandfather Christopher Walsh (Melva), great-grandmother Elsie and great-grandfather John “Jack” Squires and cousin Tanisha. Sadly missed by loving mother Sonya and father Keith Senior; brother Shane; sisters: ...

Twine Loft – October 2016

Passed On: Max Forsey – Hillview, N.L. Fisherman Forsey, 65, formerly of Fortune, passed away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Anna Mary of 41 years; sons, Troy Forsey of Spruce Grove, AB and Travis Forsey (Lisa) of Fortune; mother, Roberta Forsey of Fortune; four grandchildren: Matthew, Mckayla, Emily and Max Forsey; his sisters, brothers, extended family and a large circle of other ...