Obituaries

Ruby Matilda Pretty
B: 1931-07-24
D: 2020-10-30
View Details
Pretty, Ruby Matilda
Susie Ash
B: 1937-06-10
D: 2020-10-24
View Details
Ash, Susie
Elliott Warren
B: 1979-08-09
D: 2020-10-24
View Details
Warren, Elliott
Clarence Hodder
B: 1939-05-27
D: 2020-10-23
View Details
Hodder, Clarence
Derick Francis
B: 1950-05-27
D: 2020-10-22
View Details
Francis, Derick
Winnifred Parsons
B: 1921-06-26
D: 2020-10-19
View Details
Parsons, Winnifred
Mary Holmes
B: 1938-07-30
D: 2020-10-18
View Details
Holmes, Mary
Rosecella Hynes
B: 1933-06-28
D: 2020-10-16
View Details
Hynes, Rosecella
Thomas Keough
B: 1942-10-30
D: 2020-10-15
View Details
Keough, Thomas
Capt William Lane (retd)
B: 1935-02-02
D: 2020-10-11
View Details
Lane (retd), Capt William
Roland Mullett
B: 1954-06-21
D: 2020-10-10
View Details
Mullett, Roland
Craig D. Granville
B: 1967-07-11
D: 2020-10-08
View Details
Granville, Craig D.
Jim Norris
B: 1947-08-14
D: 2020-10-08
View Details
Norris, Jim
Allan Yetman
B: 1935-06-12
D: 2020-10-06
View Details
Yetman, Allan
Nellie Downer
B: 1935-09-06
D: 2020-10-05
View Details
Downer, Nellie
Gordon Parrott
B: 1927-06-16
D: 2020-10-03
View Details
Parrott, Gordon
Barry Wayne Pike (Pikey)
B: 1956-03-21
D: 2020-09-22
View Details
Pike (Pikey), Barry Wayne
Corey Edgar Keats
B: 1982-03-05
D: 2020-09-21
View Details
Keats, Corey Edgar
Irene Stares
B: 1946-05-20
D: 2020-09-21
View Details
Stares, Irene
Wanda Cavell Rumbolt
B: 1957-05-28
D: 2020-09-17
View Details
Rumbolt, Wanda Cavell
Dennis Malcolm Brown
B: 1948-09-21
D: 2020-09-14
View Details
Brown, Dennis Malcolm

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
60 Roe Ave
P.O. Box 539
Gander, NL A1V 2E1
Phone: 709-256-8585 or 1-888-256-8585
Fax: 709-256-7606

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Estate Settlement

Sometimes estate settlement is one of the hardest aspects of dealing with the death of a family member. This doesn't have to be the case if proper preparation of all estate documents took place prior to the death. If you have the services of an experienced estate lawyer at your disposal, there can be even less worry and strife.

What is Probate?

Probate: the official proving of a will. The probate process is intended to establish the legal validity of a will but it involves so much more than merely confirming that the signed, witnessed, and registered copy of a will is authentic.

The Probate Process

In addition to proving in a court of law that the deceased individual's will is valid, probate also declares the probate process also involves:

  • identifying and inventorying the deceased's personal and real property
  • having the property appraised
  • paying debts and taxes
  • distributing the remaining property as the will (or if there is no will, then state law) directs

What Happens When There is No Will

When someone dies without leaving a dated, signed and properly witnessed will, the court decides who should receive the deceased's assets. It won't matter what your familial relationships were really like; the state will award property and cash to the survivors based solely on their legal relationship to the deceased. This is called dying 'intestate'. Generally only spouses, common-law spouses, and blood relatives inherit under intestate succession laws. 

All this can be avoided, if you take care of things ahead of time. When you leave documents that clearly state who you wish to get your property and cash after you die, you better support your survivors in coming to terms with your death without leaving them with a lot of unnecessary distress.

Hiring an Attorney

Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming experience and when you add in estate settlement issues, the months following the death can be much more than we bargained for. That's when it might be advantageous to hire an attorney.

When faced with this situation, it's best to turn to the experts in estate settlement. 

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.