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Twine Loft – December 2016

Passed On: Capt. Raymond Berkshire – Arnold’s Cove, N.L. Mariner Berkshire, 79, formerly of Spencer’s Cove, passed peacefully away at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital on Friday, October 28, 2016. Widely known and respected, not only in the local area of Placentia Bay, but also provincially and in the Atlantic region. He will be remembered for his warm smile, kind heart and dedication to his family and to those he so dutifully served in his work. More than 40 years ago, Captain Ray Berkshire ...

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 ...

Twine Loft – September 2016

Passed On: Norman Randall – Englee, N.L. Fisherman Randall, 83, passed away on July 14, 2016 at the John M Gray Centre in St. Anthony at the age of 83 years. He was born on October 7, 1932 to the late Matthew and Bertha Randall of Whooping Harbour. Randall began his working career as a fisherman. He did this for many years and during the winter months he was employed by Bowater and other companies as a cook. He spent several years cooking on the coastal boats and at the whaling plant in ...

Twine Loft – August 2016

Passed On: Garnet Dickson – Salmon Beach, N.B. Fisherman Dickson, 67, passed away accidentally on Thursday June 16, 2016. Born in Bathurst, he was the son of the late Jonathan and Alta (Caie) Dickson. Garnet was a fisherman, farmer and woodsman all of his life. Passed On: Darren Cole – Big River, N.B. Fisherman Cole, 45, passed away accidentally in Salmon Beach on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the age of 45. Born in Bathurst, he was the son of Charles Cole of Big River and Betty Ann ...

Twine Loft – July 2016

Passed On: David Stewart – Pennfield, N.B. Fish Plant Operator Born in Pennfield, N.B. on February 19, 1937, Stewart was a son of the late David and Elsie (Baxter) Stewart. Prior to his retirement, he worked in management for Connors Brothers. He then became a business owner and operated both D.A. Stewart Building Contractors and J.D. Stewart Fisheries Ltd. Passed On: Hazen Mitchell – Lord’s Cove, N.B. Fisherman Mitchell passed away at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, ...

Twine Loft – June 2016

Passed On: Willard Boudreau – Wedgeport, N.S. Fisherman Boudreau 65, passed away on April 3, 2016 in the Victoria General Hospital, QEII, Halifax. Born on August 7, 1950, in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Fidelis and Lucy (Jacquard) Boudreau. After he retired from fishing he loved wood working and gaming with his grandchildren. Passed On: Raymond MacAskill – Sydney, N.S. Retired DFO Employee MacAskill, formerly of North River, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the ...

Twine Loft – May 2016

Passed On: Douglas McCullough – Yarmouth, N.S. Fisherman McCullough, 75, passed away on March 20, 2016 at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Freeport, Digby County, he was the son of the late Harold and Sarah (Stark) McCullough. He was a fisherman for his entire working career and started fishing on his own in 1976, before retiring in 1999. In his spare time he loved woodworking and watching hockey and baseball. Passed On: Frank Colp – Port Mouton, N.S. Fish Plant Worker Colp, ...

Twine Loft – April 2016

Passed On: Graham MacCuspic – Grand River, N.S. Fisherman MacCuspic, 61, passed away February 13, 2016. He was the son of Murdo and Kay (Paterson) MacCuspic. He worked in Western and Northern Canada, returning to become a lobster/crab fisherman. In his earlier years, he was a member of the Grand River Fire Department and the cemetery committee. He served on the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary and on the Richmond County School Board. He was also the president of the L’Archeveque Wharf ...

Twine Loft – March 2016

Passed On: Herbert Carroll – Cook’s Harbour, N.L. Fisherman Carroll passed away on January 18, 2016. He was born in Locke’s Cove on July 20, 1943 and was the oldest child of William and Emily Jane Carroll. He lived in Locke's Cove until he married Mamie Williams in 1967. That same year the residents of Locke’s Cove were forced to resettle. Herbert and Mamie then moved to Cook’s Harbour where they built their own home and began their family. He was a hard working fisherman and the ...