GOSLING STATUE SUPPORTERS
The statue to Armine Nutting Gosling will be the FIRST to a named woman in the City of St. John's. Thank you to the following for helping #RaiseHerUp:
Businesses & Community Group Donors
Coady's Fishing Company
Five Island Rug Hooking Group
Leadership Donors & Dedications ($1,000+)
Dr. Margot Duley
In memory of Florence Pitcher Duley, Eliza Vavasour Pitcher, Tryphena Soper Duley and Margaret Duley, all brave and accomplished women in very different ways; and for Heather MacLellan, a tireless advocate for historical preservation.
With thanks to Dr. Margot Duley, whose pioneering scholarship on the history of the Newfoundland Women's Suffrage movement brought Armine's story to us, and to Persistence Theatre for planning and promoting this statue.
Individual Donors & Dedications ($25-$999)
In memory of Kathleen K. (Fitz-Gerald) Earle
Remembering Helen B. Murphy - she worked hard to raise women up, for equity, safety of women and children, and social justice; Lily Oldford Brown - a community builder, craftsperson, farmer, a woman of the island; Anita Hynes Boland, a humble, kind and generous woman who loved to laugh, loved her family and her faith; and Jean Boland, whose way of being in the world was to help others, to enjoy the natural world, friendships and children.
For my mother, Philomena Brown, sisters, Bethina, Pamela and Ashley, and all of the strong woman leaders in our family.
In memory of Dorothy Jeanate Buchanan
Dedicated to my mother, Edwina Suley, a lifelong educator, egalitarian, social justice campaigner, and heritage activist; and for my grandmothers: Lovetta Loder Suley and Blanche Squires Howell, with all my love and gratitude; and to the Waterford Valley High English Department!
In memory of Mary Jessica Canning; a strong, courageous woman.
For forward-looking women everywhere — inspired and inspiring.
For my nanny Joan, my wonder woman
Jenn Deon & Dave Walsh
In memory of Janet Edmonds, Michelle Jackson & Rita Walsh
In honour of Wendy Williams, former city councillor (St. John's) and former leader of Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women; and in memory of Dorothy Carnell Earle; Joan Loveday Earle; and Joyce Hall - teacher extraordinaire and boundary pusher.
For my Mom, Kathleen (Bradley) Fagan 1924-2007, the strongest and bravest of women
For all the women who fought courageously to give women the right to vote.
"In loving memory of Ravindran Nair, my little brother, Covid-19 victim"
In memory of Frances "Fannie" Knowling McNeil (14 March 1869 - 23 February 1928)
In honour of Lorraine Crummey, Rebecca Crummey and Naomi Crummey
In honour of Ann Michael, Janet Michael, Sandra Michael Sorensen, and Lorraine Michael
In memory of Catherine Murphy
Shane & Marie O'Dea
In honour of Helena McGrath Frecker, the FIRST graduate of Memorial University College in 1926
Votes for Women!
To my daughter, Sarah Power and for Rebecca Pardy.
Elisabeth Pardy Hartling
For Sheila Marie Gushue (née Kelly): pioneer, matriarch, soulmate, endlessly supportive grandmother on her 90th birthday.
Dedicated to the resilient women of this province who have raised themselves up after heartbreaking loss of children and partners. They chose to thrive and contribute.
For my grandmothers Beatrice Burton & Evelyn Reid; for my mother Joyce Burton; and my aunt Lillias Downey.
In honour of Frances Knickle
For Bessie Rowe
Emily Samson Stares
In dedication to the Stares and Sampson women who lived, worked, and played here before us.
For Margaret Stares, who raised us up and set a fantastic example of being a strong woman. Thanks, Mom!
For Joanne Stares, the coolest sister of all time... and now that's cast in stone. Thanks for always being someone to look up to!
Dr. Annette and Dr. Michael Staveley
For Theresa K.J. Walsh & Donna Walsh
In honour of the fiercely strong women in the Whitney, McGee, Forrester and Pelletier Families
For Millicent Fleming Moran, loving Gran to Jax, Charlie and Stewie, and Bonus Mama to me. We are so happy to have you in our lives!
For Scarlett Li Yu Chen Durnford and Skye Dora Yu Han Durnford - May you both grow in strength, compassion, love, and wisdom like your wonderful Mama and the other great women in your lives.
In memory of my beloved grandmothers, Mary Frizzell and Joyce Woodford
In honour of Megan NorrisDr.Annette and Dr.Michael Staveley.