Tributes

Joseph R Thistle

1931 - 2018
Peacefully surrounded by his family at the PEI Atlantic Baptist Home on Monday, June 18, 2018 of Joseph R. "Joe" Thistle of Charlottetown age 87 years. Dear father of Betty (Allison dec.) McNally, Judy (Ted) Lawlor, Debbie (Alan) Thompson, Robert (Lorna) and Rick (Janice). Loving Grampy Joe to Wayde, Randy, and David McNally, Craig and Brad Lawlor, Curtis and Keith Thompson, Justin, Brent and Kyle Thistle, Trevor Thistle and Emily Baker and great grampy to 20 great grandchildren. Brother of Mary Long (Jack dec.), Cecelia "Sis" (Jr. dec.) Dowling, Mark (Betty) Thistle and brother-in-law of Virginia Thistle and Mary Chandler. Joe was also predeceased by his siblings, John (Evelyn), Lillian (Luke) and Claude. Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until Thursday, then transferred to St. Dunstan’s Basilica for funeral mass at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Members of the Knights of Columbus will hold a prayer service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and members of the Charlottetown Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Provincial Palliative Care Centre or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca. 

Lt. Col. Charles Dugald Thomas

2014
Peacefully and surrounded by his family and friends at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2014, of Lt. Col. (Ret'd) Charles Thomas of Stratford, age 59 years.
Beloved husband of Debbie Thomas (nee Martin) and loving father of Michael Thomas (Nancy) and Laurie Brehaut (Ryan). Charles is also survived by his beloved grandchildren - Noah, Reeve and Charley Grace Brehaut; siblings - Albert Thomas (Theresa), Mary Thomas, Cathy Doyle (Barry), Scott Thomas, Frances Ford (Wayne); mother-in-law, Lucinda (Dickie) Martin; and brothers-in-law, Barry Martin (Sharleen), Clayton Martin (Sherry), Donald Martin (Lorraine Buell).
He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Lorraine Thomas and father-in-law, Lloyd Martin.
Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford, for visitation on Thursday, January 30, 4-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Queen Charlotte Armouries on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. Interment will be later in West Covehead United Church Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to QEH Cancer Treatment Centre or Friends of the Regiment would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be made to hillsborofuneral@eastlink.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home.
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John James (Johnny) Thompson

1924 - 2017
Veteran of WW ll
 
John James 'Johnny' Thompson, age 93 of Sherwood, originally St Peter's Bay, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7th, with his family by his side. 

He was a proud veteran of World War ll and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Charlottetown. He was a member of the Royal Regina Rifles, 7th Brigade, 3rd Division. 

After returning to the Island, he married and began working with the PEI Department of Highways, where he retired as Kings County Engineer in 1984. 

Johnny was a volunteer and a participant in local activities including the Speed skating Association of PEI, St. John’s Ambulance, and the local hockey scene; he spent endless hours supporting his children in their activities. He was an avid horseman, a respected member of the PEI harness racing community for 45 years. He loved being at the track. He also loved to fish, hunt, travel and enjoyed camping vacations with family. 

He is survived by his wife Marie (nee O'Brien), sons Alan (Laurie) and Brian (Janice), daughters Anne (Duncan), Jane (Ned) and Sheila (John), grandchildren Josh, Duncan, Sean, Andrew, Sarah, Anne Marie, Molly, Isabella and Oliver, as well as his sister Mary Jay. 

Born April 8,1924, he was the son of the late Harry and Veronica Thompson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Henry, Harold, Jerome, Wilfred, and Joseph. 

Johnny touched many lives in the course of his life; he loved his family immeasurably, he lived every day, and he will be greatly missed. 

Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home, visitation will be Sunday, November 12,2017 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral mass will be at St. Pius X Church at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 13th. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Charlottetown Branch#1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. The Legion will hold a Service of Remembrance at the funeral home on Sunday at 3:45 p.m. Condolences may be sent to www.belvederefh.com

Joy Christine Toole

2012
Peacefully, surrounded by family, at Beach Grove Home on Sunday, December 23, 2012, of Mrs. Joy C. Toole (nee Simpson) of Charlottetown, age 88 years.
Beloved wife of the late J. Charles Toole and dear mother of Bernadette Toole (Ronnie Crockett), Barbara (Albert) Richards, and Carolyn (Jim) Molyneaux. She is also survived by four loving grandchildren Mark, Jennifer, Lori Ann and Michelle; seven great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Kathy Toole and sister-in-law Eileen McNamara. She was predeceased by her son David Toole.
Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until 12:45 Friday afternoon then transferred to the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer for funeral mass at 1 p.m. Interment later in the family plot in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation.
Visiting hours on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Branch #1 of The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Veteran’s Tribute Service on Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca.

Elsie Mary Travers (Nee Shand)

1920 - 2015
Veteran of WW 2

Peacefully at the P.E.I. Atlantic Baptist Home on Saturday, May 16, 2015 of Elsie Mary Travers of Charlottetown in her 95th year.

Elsie was a veteran of the World War II having served with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Beloved wife of the late Grant Travers and dear mother of Jack Travers And Sally (Paul) Shanahan. Loving Grammy to Sara Shanahan (Mitchell Matheson). Along with her husband Grant, Elsie was also predeceased by her parents Bill and Sarah Shand and her brother Jack Shand.

Elsie’s family would like to thank the staff of Andrews of Stratford, P.E.I. Atlantic Baptist Home, Dr. Brodie Lantz and Dr. Tim Stoltz . Their care was second to none.

Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.Charlottetown Branch#1 will hold a Veterans Tribute Service at the funeral home on Tuesday at 4:45 p.m.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 1