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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
April 2011

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.

 

CLEMENTS, George Robert
Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Thursday, April 7, 2011, George Robert Clements of Grand Bank, age 78 years. Predeceased by Mother & Father John & Maggie Clements; Brothers, Charles (Phyllis), Arthur (Barbara), and Mother & Father-in-law Thomas & Frances Hickey. Leaving to mourn: Wife Catherine; Sons Bob (Sharon) at Grand Bank; Jamie at St. John's; One Grandson, Gregory Clements; Brothers: Fred (Jean) at Grand Bank; Cec (Marilyn) at St. John's; Sister: Dorothy Prosser at Grand Bank. Sisters-in-law Philomena Rideout (Andrew) at Terrenceville; Francis King at Brooks, Alberta; Lucy Hickey at Terrenceville; Marie Hickey (Gerald) at Terrenceville; Brothers-in-law: Tom Hickey (Gertie) at Harbour Breton; Peter Hickey (Margie) at Terrenceville; Joe Hickey (Minnie) at Terrenceville; Jim Hickey (Holly) at Terrenceville; and Michael Hickey at Terrenceville. Also a circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Thursday from 7 pm - 9 pm (FAMILY ONLY). Then on Friday and Saturday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2 pm, from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his 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.

DIAMOND, MARY I.
1941-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY ISABELLE DIAMOND of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday April 3, 2011 at the age of 69. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Sons Dale (Kristine) of Toronto, Darryl (Gail) of Saskatoon, Darren (Jennifer) of Creston South, and Daniel of Marystown; Sisters Evelyn (John) Perham, Georgina (Paul) Dawe, Marilyn (Laurie) Winsor, Sandra (Frank) Newbury, Rennie (Dennis) Newbury, and Viola (Lionel) Miles; Brothers Leslie (Mauricette) Farewell, Gerald Farewell, and Cyril (Jean) Farewell; 2 Grandchildren Kirklin and Brooklyn; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Husband Caleb, Parents Martha & Lester Farewell, and Sister Francis Mayo. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Monday April 4th from 2pm - 4pm and 7 - 9pm; and Tuesday April 5th from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday April 6, 2011 at 2:00pm from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North. Interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In Mary's memory, donations may be made to the Diamond Family. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

DOBER, WILLIAM (BILL) J.
1927-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WILLIAM (BILL) JOSEPH DOBER of Marystown announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday April 14, 2011 at the age of 83. Mr. Dober was a founding Charter Member and a past President Member of the Marystown Lions Club. He was also a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Theresa of 44 years; Sons Billie of Qatar and Paul (Michelle) of Mooring Cove; Daughter Paula of Marystown; Sister Susanna Ducey of Marystown; Brothers Michael (Marie) of Marystown, Howard (Kathleen) of Marystown, and Arch (Lillian) of Marystown; Grandaughter Laura and Step-Grandsons Matthew & Mark Harding; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Richard & Laura Dober, Sisters Mary Dober, Genevieve Bland, and Theresa Dober; Brothers Richard, Dermot, Walter & Jack Dober. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Friday April 15th from 1pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm; Saturday April 16th from 1pm - 5pm; and Sunday April 17th from 1pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday April 18, 2011 at 9:30am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spanish Room. In Bill's memory, donations may be made to the Marystown Lions Club or Knights of Columbus. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

DRAKE, Bibiana
Passed peacefully away, at Grand Bank Health Care Center, on Thursday April 7, 2011, Bibiana Drake of Allan's Island, Lamaline, in her 88th year. Predeceased by Husband Dennis Drake, grandson Johnny Haley, and brother John Robert Haley. Leaving to mourn, 8 sons: Robert (Jeanette), Dennis Jr; Andrew (Ruth), Gregory (Sherry), Anthony (Cecile), Gerard (Hellen), Edward, Marcel (Denise); 6 daughters: Catherine Benteau (Leo), Julia Haley (John), Stella Kirby (Frank), Angela Thornhill (Don), Mary Stapleton (Wayne), Lorraine Hoffman (Trent), 2 daughters-in-law: Theresa Drake and Carol Collen, 33 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, sister Bernadette King, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Remains resting at St. Joseph's Parish Church, Allan's Island, at 2 pm on Friday, and on Saturday and Sunday. Funeral service date and time to be announced later. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

DRAKE, PATRICK
1942-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICK DRAKE of Marystown announces his passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday April 16, 2011 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son Rick of Montreal; daughters Cindy (Shawn) Murray of Brampton, ON, and Karen of Montreal; sisters Maggie Fitzpatrick, Lee (Jerome) Miller, Mary (Peter) Downey, and Annette (George) Hooper; brothers Bill (Geraldine) Drake, and Wally (Daphne) Drake; good friend Levi; 5 grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Cyril & Mary Ann Drake. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Sunday April 17th from 4pm - 9pm; and Monday April 18th from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday April 19, 2011 at 10:00am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Patrick's memory, donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HILLIER, Elias W.
Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Saturday, April 2, 2011, Elias W. Hillier of Fortune, age 83 years. Predeceased by parents Reuben & Sarah; wife Violet; son Donald and sister, Mary Ann Hillier. Leaving to mourn: son Aubrey at Fortune, son Lloyd (Melinda) at Burin, daughter Daphne Bonnell (Leonard) at Little Bay East, son Ken (Mary) at New Brunswick, son Keith (Michelle) at Kilbride, daughter-in-law Lydia at Fortune. 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; brothers John (Katherine) at Fortune; Joe (Martha) at Fortune; sisters, Dinah Lake at Fortune, Lucy Murcell at Twillingate. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune on Sunday at 2 pm, and on Monday. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 2 pm from All Saint's Church, Fortune. Interment to follow at All Saint's Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Donations in his Memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

MITCHELL, Margaret
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank, NL, on Friday, April 01, 2011, MARGARET ANNIE MITCHELL, of Creston South, NL, in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Samuel Jr. (Clotilda), Marystown, Bram (Mary), Grand Prairie, AB, Bruce (Bride), Creston South, Larry (Sharon), Creston North, daughters Jenny King (Ross), Creston South, Linda Mitchell (Clarence Lee), Creston South, Beulah Tobin (Bill), Burin, Ruby Mitchell, Grand Bank; 15 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren; Sister Jenny Reid, Old Shoppe, T. Bay, sisters in law Mahalia Reid, Old Shoppe, T. Bay, Winnifred Chislett, Marystown; and a large circle relatives and friends. A very special thank you to her home care workers Gladys Farewell and Marguerite Cross. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel, brothers Bramwell, Llewelyn, Aubrey, & Arthur Reid, sisters Alfreda mercer & Lillian Reid, Brothers in law Raymond Reid & Walter Mercer, and sister in law Susan Reid. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Gerald Colbourne at St. Michael's Anglican Church, Creston South, on Monday, Apr. 04th, 2011, at 2:00 PM. Interment was at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Creston South. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Creston South. Pall bearers were Sam Mitchell, Bram Mitchell, Bruce Mitchell, Larry Mitchell, Clarence Lee, and Bill Tobin. To make online condolences, please visit our web site at www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca     Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South

PRICE, Donald R.
Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, April 1, 2011, Donald R. Price of Grand Bank, age 75 years. Predeceased by parents John & Dinah Price; brother Eli, sister Violet; mother & father in-law, Philip and Minnie Downey; sister-in-law Jessie Hanrahan & brother-in-law, Joe Fizzard. Leaving to mourn: Wife Mary of 51 years; daughter Donna (Allan); sons John (Ellie); Craig (Doris); Dave (Leslie); Darrell (Julie); Jason (Katrina); 8 grandchildren; sisters Vera, Millie, Florence & Ethel. Also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Saturday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm, and on Sunday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Monday at 2 pm from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the Price Family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

SCOTT, Elizabeth
(Born On: 25/07/1922 Passed Away On: 21/04/2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on April 21, 2011, Elizabeth Scott of Harbour Mille age 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Maxwell (Catherine) of Bay L'Argent, Samuel (Diane) of Bay L'Argent, Clyde (Elsie) of Little Harbour East, Brian (Sandy) of Barrie, ON and Guy (Sharon) of Little Harbour East; daughters Shirley (Clarence) of Mount Pearl, Elsie of St. Bernard's, Olive (Lewis) of Bay L'Argent and Gloria (Chesley) of Harbour Mille; 22 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sisters Dora Pardy of Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank and Alma Wells of Sandyville. Predeceased by daughter Lillian, husband George, son-in-law Samuel Hynes and sister Stella Lawrence. Rev. Ken Abbott officiated funeral service from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille at 2PM Monday with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Little Harbour. Pall Bearers were Ches Tibbo, Morgan Scott, Joey Bullen, Richard Banfield, Bradley Scott and Christopher Scott. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin

SPENCER, ALLAN JOSEPH
1965-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALLAN JOSEPH SPENCER of Marystown announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Tuesday April 12, 2011 at the age of 45. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Parents, Pauline & Bernard Clarke of Marystown; Special Aunt Gabriella Spencer of Marystown; Son Sheldon Mayo of Marystown; Daughter Samantha Mayo of Marystown; Special Friend Sandra Mayo of Marystown; Sisters Pamela Clarke and Jennifer Clarke (Robert Miller); Brothers, Jeffrey Clarke (Stephanie Hanley), Bernard Clarke (Dena Dunphy) and Rodney Spencer (Vickie Butler); plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Father Allan, Grandparents Stephen & Ellen Spencer and Michael & Elizabeth Clarke. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday April 13th from 7pm - 9pm; Thursday April 14th from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday April 15, 2011 at 10:00am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Allan's memory, donations may be made to the Spencer Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WAKELEY, AVERIL A.
1924-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late AVERIL A. WAKELEY of Marystown announces her passing at her home in Marystown on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Children Bill (Julie) Wakeley, Pauline (Marvin) Grey, Evelyn (Kelly) Wheeler, John (Annie) Wakeley, Violet (Max) Fermage, and Isabelle (Jason) Dumeresque; Daughter-in-law Rose; Sister Enid of Australia; 18 Grandchildren; 23 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Husband Albert; Son Leonard; and Brothers Ronnie, Jeffrey, Dennis, Ivan & Leo White. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Sunday April 10th from 10am - 9pm; and Monday April 11th from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday April 12, 2011 at 2:00pm from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North. Interment to follow at the Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In Averil's memory, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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