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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
April 2008

The area includes from Terrenceville on down to Grand Bank, over to Lamaline, St. Lawrence, Burin, Marystown and down the Peninsula again to Boat Harbour. All the communities are not named but serves the whole of the Peninsula.

 

BARNES, Eric B.
(June 5, 1950 - April 14, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center, St. John's on Monday, April 14, 2008, Eric B. Barnes of Grand Bank, age 57 years. Predeceased by parents John and Elizabeth Barnes. Leaving to mourn wife Loretta of Grand Bank, daughter Lisa Wisse (Richard), granddaughter Madison of Edmonton, AB., son Jamie (Cindy), grandson Austin of Brooks, AB, sister Clara English (Howard) of St. John's, brother Philip (Marion) of Grand Bank. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation has already taken place. Funeral time and date to be announced later. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BRUSHETT, Alfred Cooper
July 14 1933 - March 14 2008
Alfred Brushett
, age 74 passed away Friday, March 14, 2008 at St. Patrick's Mercy Home, St. John's, NL. Formerly of Marystown, NL. Predeceased by Father Fredrick and Mother Daisy Maude and Nephew Gerry Emberley. Leaving to mourn are Daughters Nancy (Greg) Irvine, Pam (Glynn) Smith and Holly (Wilbur) Davis Sons Bob (Jean) and Glenn (Lucinda). Grandchildren Scott Smith, Daisy Manning, Courtney and Allan Brushett. Brothers George (Millie), Roy (Mavis) and Sister Beulah Emberley. Special Friends Grace, Carolyn and Niece Goldie. Also leaving behind a large circle of family and friends. Reverend David Tulk conducted funeral services at Creston North United Church, Creston North, on March 17, 2008. Interment was at United Church Cemetery, Creston North. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. Please visit www.virtual-memorials.com to sign the memorial guestbook.

BRUSHETT, Richard
(August 5, 1925 - April 9, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, Richard Brushett of Grand Bank formerly of Jacques Fountain in his 82nd year. Predeceased by parents John and Elizabeth Brushett, daughter Jessie and granddaughter Mandy Lee. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 56 years Mary; Two sons William(Goldie) of Fortune, Richard(Beverly) of Stephenville; three daughters Marion(Wayne) Bartlett of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Alvina Brushett of Grand Falls, Windsor, Amy(Ches) Price of Grand Bank; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; brother Angus(Ivy) of Jacques Fountain; sisters Martha Smith of Brookside, Placentia Bay, Lillian Upshaw of Little Harbour, Placentia Bay and Rita(Arthur) Allen of Marystown. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Visitation on Thursday from 7pm - 9pm, and on Friday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday at 2pm from St. Albans Anglican Church, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Albans Anglican Church, Grand Bank or All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

CLUETT, Susie Rose
(April 10, 1939 - May 9, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at her residence in Grand Bank on Friday, May 9th, Susie Rose Cluett, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Alice Snook, sisters Marjorie, Harriett, Abby Belle, and Jessie, brothers George and Maurice. Leaving to mourn: husband Gordon of Grand Bank, daughter Dr.Joy Cluett-Stone(Jason) of St. John's, Thomas (Mildred) of Grand Bank, Bruce(Sharon) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; 5 grandchildren, Timothy, Tyler, Stephen, Nicolas and Rebecca; brothers Major Don Snook (Leah) of Chance Cove, Charles Snook (Shirley) of St. John's and Maxwell Snook (Joan) of Grand Bank. Brothers-in-law Aubrey Cluett of Frenchman's Cove, Earl Cluett (Margaret) of Frenchman's Cove and Sidney Ingram of North Sidney, Nova Scotia; sister-in-law Evelyn Grandy (Gravis) of Winterland. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Friday from 7pm - 9pm, and on Saturday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund or to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

CROWLEY, Mary L. Crowley
(January 6, 1909 - April 23, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Inter-faith Home on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, Mary L. Crowley of Grand Bank, age 99 years. Predeceased by husband Clayton; daughter Annie; and sons Charles and Clayton Jr. Leaving to mourn: daughter Christie at Lindsay, Ontario; sons Philip (Joyce) at Midland, Ontario and Alex (Annie) at Finland Falls, Ontario; daughter-in-law Loretta Crowley at Mount Pearl; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Visitation will take place at a time and date to be announced later. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday, April 27th at 2pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

DENTY, Alma M.
1936 - 2008

Passed peacefully away at the Saint John Regional Hospital in Saint John, NB on Monday April 14, 2008 Alma M. Denty of Saint John, NB formerly of Boat Harbour West, Placentia Bay in her 71st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories three sisters, Martha (William) Smith of Brookside, Rita Bailey of Clarenville and Glenda (Michael) Carroll of Placentia; two special friends Francine and Kathy at Saint John, NB; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, William and Jane Denty; and brothers, Joseph, Gordon, Nelson, Eric, and Wilson. Resting and Visitation to take place from Boat Harbour United Church on Thursday April 17, 2008. Funeral Service to take place at Boat Harbour United Church on Friday April 18, 2008 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at The United Church Cemetery in Boat Harbour. In Alma’s memory donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

DENTY, Edith Mabel
1913-2008

Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home St. John’s, NL on Sunday April 27, 2008, Edith Mabel Denty of Boat Harbour in her 94th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories 2 sons Brad (Laura) Denty of Boat Harbour and Norm Denty of Grand Bank; Daughter Mary Thorne of St. John’s; 6 grandchildren Michael, Jason, Steven, Susan, Allan and Shelley; 5 great-grandchildren Nathan, Cody, Kaden, Faith and Dagan; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by husband George; son Garry; grandson Trevor; daughter-in-law Sharon Denty; and son-in-law Jerry Thorne. Resting and Visitation to take place from Transfiguration Anglican Church in Boat Harbour on Monday April 28 from 7pm - 10pm. Tuesday April 29 from 10am - 12pm; 2pm - 5pm; and 7pm - 9pm. Wednesday April 30 from 10am - 1pm. Funeral Service to take place at Transfiguration Anglican Church in Boat Harbour on Wednesday April 30, 2008 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Boat Harbour. In Edith’s memory donations may be made to Transfiguration Anglican Church Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

GRANDY, Stella R.
October 29, 1923 - April 9, 2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on April 9, 2008, Stella Grandy of Garnish in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Rick and wife Karen of Garnish and Bertram and wife Kay of Halifax, NS; daughter Millie Grandy and Ernest of Garnish; 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband William and grandson Terrence. Captain Charlene Hillier officiated funeral from Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish with interment following at Salvation Army Cemetery, Garnish. Funeral entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home.
"Look at this thoughtful little Angel and hear it whisper in your ear, "Your on my mind and in my heart- that's a natural place to be for someone who's so special and who means so much to me!"

GRANDY, Thomas Richard
GRANDY, Thomas Richard
- 89, Halifax, passed away April 9, 2008, in Maplestone Enhanced Care. Born in Grand Bank, NL., he was a son of the late Stephen and Bethania (Francis) Grandy. Tom was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Merchant Navy 1940-1945. He was employed with the RCMP as a carpenter for 20 years later working 20 years with Public Works as a shop foreman until his retirement. Tom is survived by his wife, Gladys (Russell); children, Don (Brenda), Eastern Passage; Ches (Donna), Tatamagouche; Debbie, Scarborough, Ont.; Sharon (Bobby), South Rawdon; John (Bonnie), Halifax, and grandchildren, Timothy, Stephen, Laura and Kristy. He was predeceased by brothers, Max, Len and Roy, and grandson, Don. Visitation will be held 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 14, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayer's Rd., Halifax. A funeral service will be held 1 up.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Atlantic Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or IWK Health Centre Foundation. On-line condolences may be made at: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
(Posted in the Halifax Herald - uncle of contributor)

HATCHER, Gladys M.
(December 10, 1925 - April 7, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Inter-faith Home on Monday, April 7, 2008, Gladys M. Hatcher of Grand Bank, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents William and Margaret Cumben; husband Samuel; daughter Helen; sons Derrick and Leslie; sisters Florence, Sophia, Metilda, Rita and Sarah. She leaves to mourn: daughters Gladys at Grand Bank and Nancy and Henry at Point May; sons William (Linda), Samuel Jr.(Cathy) and David (Edith) all at Grand Bank; daughter-in-law Marie at Grand Bank; 23 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; sister Jean Francis at Grand Bank. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Tuesday from 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm and on Wednesday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

MYLES, Elizabeth
1922-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank on Wednesday April 23, 2008 Elizabeth Myles of Terrenceville in her 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories 2 sons, Robert Myles of Terrenceville and Hughie (Elizabeth) Myles of Terrenceville; daughter Alice (George) Clarke of Terrenceville; daughter-in-law Minnie Myles of Terrenceville; sister Mary Jane Lavhey of Terrenceville; brother Maurice (Adela) McCarthy of Terrenceville; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Bridget and John Mitchell; and sons Albert and Frank Myles. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Wednesday April 23 from 5pm - 10pm; and Thursday April 24 all day. Prayer Vigil to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Thursday April 24 time to be announced. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Friday April 25, 2008 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

NEWPORT, Rueben Lloyd
May 10, 1942 - May 13, 2008

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John’s on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Rueben Lloyd Newport of Winterland in his 65th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Eloise; son Lloyd and wife Jessie of Jean De Baie; daughters Kathy and husband George Power of Mooring Cove, Marjorie and husband Brian Coady of Winterland; daughter-in-law Angela Newport of Winterland; grandchildren Christopher Newport, Melissa Power, Tyler Coady, Emily Newport, Matthew Power, Tyanna Newport, Trent Coady and Clark Newport; sisters Meta and husband Tom Cumbin of Grand Bank, Julia and husband Jacob Lee of Grand Bank, Edna and husband Ern Drake of Frenchman’s Cove, Phyllis and husband Ray Walsh of Marystown, Susie and husband Almer Walters of Grand Bank; brothers Obediah and wife Evelyn of Grand Bank and Lorne and wife Anne of Winterland; brother-in-law Fred Collins and wife Theresa of Winterland; sister-in-law Alberta Price an husband John of Winterland plus a large circle of nieces, nephews and family and friends.Predeceased by son – Tony Newport, Parents – Richard & Susie Newport, Sister – Mahalia and brother – Frank.Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 10pm; Thursday from 10am to 10pm.Funeral service to take place from Grace United Church, Winterland on Friday at 2pm with interment following at United Cemetery, Winterland.Donations in his memory may be made to BPHCC or Grace United Church Cemetery Memorial Fund.Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

PATTEN, Irene F.
(October 31, 1922 - April 1, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center on Tuesday, April 1st,2008, Irene F Patten of Grand Bank, age 85 years. Predeceased by husband Louis. Leaving to mourn one daughter Susan Patten Boulos (John) at Torbay, two sons Frank (Muriel) at Grand Bank,Bob (Linda) at Fortune, four grandchildren Sharon (George) at Grand Bank, Elaine at Albuquerque New Mexico, Stephan (Shannon) at Sudbury ON, Andrew at Torbay, three great grandchildren, two brother's Frank (Myrtle) at Toronto, Bill (Georgie) at Windsor Nova Scotia, also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home,Grand Bank. Visitation Wednesday 10am-12noon family only, 2pm-5pm, 7pm-9pm public. Funeral service will be held from the Grand Bank United Church on Thursday April 3rd at 2 pm Interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangement entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

PIKE, Randell Bernard
1972-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday April 19, 2008, Randell Bernard Pike of Mooring Cove in his 35th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Cindy; step-daughter Pamela Stokes of St. John’s; sisters Clara (Henry) Power of Marystown, Bernadine (Vince) Burton of Sioux Lookout, Northern Ontario; brother Bern (Linda) Pike of Mooring Cove; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting and Visitation to take place from White Dove Funeral Homes in Marystown on Sunday April 20th from Pam - 4pm for the family and 4pm - 9pm to the public; Monday April 21st from 10am - 9pm; and Tuesday April 22nd, from 10am - 2pm. Prayer vigil to take place from White Dove Funeral Home on Monday April 21st, at 8:00pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Tuesday April 22, 2008 at 2:30pm. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Randell’s memory donations may be made to The Pike Family.

TROWBRIDGE, Soanya
12/3/1988 - 4/2/2008

Passed tragedy away at Bull’s Cove on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Soanya Trowbridge of Port au Bras in her 19th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories mother Irene Trowbridge and father Paul Keating of Port au Bras; grandparents Robert & Florence Trowbridge of Port au Bras, Michael & Sylvia Keating of Burin; great-grandmother Rita Taylor of Port au Bras; aunts Marcella Trowbridge (Preston) of St. John’s, Debbie Rideout (Martin) of Burin, Betty Hillier (Eric) of Burin, Darlene Stapleton (Keith) of Whitby, Ontario, Christine Hynes (Paul) of Calgary, AB, Kim Keating (Brent) of Burin; uncles Shawn Keating (Bella) of Port au Bras, Michael Keating of Pritchard, BC; godparents Penny Abbott and Emily Hodder and a large circle of other family and friends and her beloved pets. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Thursday from 2pm to 10pm, Friday from 10am to 10pm and Saturday from 10am to 10pm. Funeral service to take on Sunday at 2pm from St. Patrick's Church, Burin with interment following at St. Andrew’s Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras. Donations in her memory may be made to the family Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condelones please visit www.serenityfh.com

WRIXON, John
August 9, 1911 - April 26, 2008

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on Saturday, April 26, 2008 John Wrixon of Epworth, NL in his 96th year. Leaving to mourn son Bill and wife June of Granville, NS; daughter Donna and husband Dave of Springdale, NL; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Mae; sister Margaret and nephews John and Carlson Baker. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Saturday from Pam to 4pm and from 7 to 9pm; Visitation on Sunday from Epworth United Church Epworth from 10am Funeral service to take place from the Epworth United Church, Epworth on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 2pm with internment following at United Cemetery, Epworth. In Lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Epworth United Cemetery Fund or a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online Condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com “WE CARE.”

 

 

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