(The Grand Falls Advertiser, February, 2001)
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. Cora passed peacefully away Feb. 10, 2001 at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center. She was 82 years of age. Predeceased by husband, James in 1986; daughter, Catherine, in 1998; and son, Gordon, in 2000. Lovingly remembered by sons, James (wife, Geraldine) of Alberta, David (wife, Fran) of Petawawa, Raymond (wife, Rosemary) of Grand Falls-Windsor; daughters, Marie (husband, William) Budgell of Grand Falls-Windsor, Shirley (husband, Edward) Dyke of Grand Falls-Windsor, Particia (husband, Raymond) Frew of Pasadena, Lillian (friend, John Getchell) of Alberta, Elizabeth (husband, Sandy) Burt of Grand Falls-Windsor; daughter-in-law Daphne of Port Union; and brother, Alfred Sheppard (wife, Olive) of N.S.; grandchildren, Joanne, Stephen, Paula, David, Ashley, Angela, Eddie, Jason, Gregory, Robin, Heather, Adrienne, Vincent, Michael, Sean, Bob, Cathy, Jordan, Allison and eight great-grandchildren; special friends Nell Benson, Nan Landers, Floss Paul and a large circle of other famiily and friends. Father Tony Hageman conducted funeral services at St. Joseph's Parish, Grand Falls-Windsor, Feb. 13, 2001 at 10 a.m. Pallbearers were Ed Dyke, Bob Sheppard, Jason Frew, David Budgell, Stephen Healey and Brian Caravan.