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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
April 2015

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.

 

BUDGELL, WAYNE G.
(1959-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WAYNE BUDGELL of Lord's Cove announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Friday, April 16, 2015, at the age of 55. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Bernice of 28 years; son, Ryan Budgell of Lord's Cove; daughters, April Hillier (Albert) of St. John's and Glenda Budgell of St. John's; brothers, Terrence Budgell (Jan) of St. John's, Robert Budgell (Alfreda) of St. John's, Paul (Lori-Ann) of Lamaline and Bill Budgell of Lamaline; sisters, Mary Budgell of Lamaline and Debbie Budgell of Lamaline; his special K-9 friend, Jake; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Annabelle Budgell. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church in Lord's Cove, on Friday, April 17th, beginning at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 18th, all day & Sunday, April 19th, all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, April 20th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lord's Cove. In Wayne's memory donations may be made to The Budgell Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BURT, Leonard
(May 19, 1925 - April 28, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at the Grand Bank Health Center April 28, 2015 Mr. Leonard M Burt, age 89 years. Predeceased by parents Julia and Stan Burt, sister Dinah Sweetapple, brother George Henry Burt, son-in-law Ernest Hillier, granddaughter in law Cynthia Burt. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 66 years Beulah; sons Bruce (Elizabeth), Lloyd (May); Daughters Sandra (Calvin), Sharon (Doug), Shelia (Albert), Lynn (Shawn); grandchildren Terry (Rose), Tammy (Terry), Norman (Amanda), Michael (Nicole), Michael Hillier (Sherry), Lisa (Travis), Melisa (Marty), Jacqueline, Matthew (Lisa), Jeanica (Andrew), Cody. 18 great grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Funeral Service will be conducted by Capt. Reid Colbourne on Friday May 1, 2015 at 2 pm from the Salvation Army Citadel Grand Bank. Internment to follow at the Salvation Cemetery Grand Bank. In remembrance donations can be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Flowers will be gratefully accepted.

EMBERLEY, THERESA R.
(1932-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late THERESA R. EMBERLEY of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Monday, April 13, 2015, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Carl (Sandra) of Marystown, and Wade (Loretta) of Marystown; daughters Betty (Ian) Fogarty of Alberta, Judy (Evan) Goodine of New Brunswick, Diane (Kevin) Miller of Marystown, Linda (Lenester) Curtis of Marystown, Elsie (Bill) Planetta of Alberta, Deena (Sam) Hooper of Marystown, Hilda Walsh of Ontario, Jeannie (Gary) Cheeke of Ontario, Gail (Brian) Ralph of Ontario, and Rita (Derrick) James of Mt. Pearl; sisters Edna Whalen of St. John's, and Sheila Gushue of Whitbourne; 30 Grandchildren; 19 Great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband James Emberley, parents Michael and Mary Williams, and a number of siblings.Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on Wednesday, April 15th, from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. The Funeral Service will take place at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In Theresa's memory donations may be made to The Diabetes Association or The Heart & Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FORSEY, Freeman
(January 16, 1926 - April 25, 2015)

Passed away at his residence in Grand Bank on Saturday, April 25, 2015, Freeman Forsey, age 89. Predeceased by parents Aaron Forsey and Jane Weymouth, step-father John Weymouth; brothers; George and William; grandson; Christopher. Leaving to mourn wife Grace of 68 years. Sons: Bruce (Kate), Leven (Linda) grandsons; Aaron, Andrew and Brett (Kelly), granddaughter Valerie (Brad) Piercey also 5 great grandchildren, Matthew Anstey, Allison and Kyla Piercey, Weldon and Madeline Forsey, sisters; Maude Fozo, Hamilton, Ontario and Lily (Joseph) Ammondolia Mississauga, Ontario. A special kitty Zoey plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service and visitation will be at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

GRANDY, Newman
(October 26, 1933 - April 18, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 Newman Grandy of Garnish age 81 years. Leaving to mourn sister Ada Grandy (Willis) of Halifax, niece Linda Cluett (Harvey) of Garnish, many nieces, nephews plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Walter and Phoebe Grandy. Resting at St. Giles Anglican Church, Garnish, all day Monday April 20, 2015. Funeral service date and time to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations made be made to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

HISCOCK, Mary Bertha
(June 28, 1927-April 28, 2015)

Passed peacefully away, at The Grand Bank Blue Crest Nursing Home, Mary Bertha Hiscock, at the age of 87. Predeceased by husband: Lewis Hiscock, parents: Charlie and Clara Royal, brother: James Royal and sister: Maria Seamen. Leaving to mourn two daughters: Lily (Phil) Hollett of Grand Beach and Irene (Ian) Dickenson of Bellville, Ont. Sister: Elsie Follett of Grand Bank and sister-In-law: Joan Royal of Mount Pearl, NL. Grandchildren: Roseann (Don), Rick (Barbara), Rhoda Lynn (Mike), Pat (Heather), Clare (Ken) and Colin. Great granddaughters: Stacey, Jessica, Cyan and Noel. Great grandson: Maki. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service will take place at The Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Service will be conducted by Major Phyllis Blundell-Colbourne and Captain Reid Colbourne. Internment to follow at the Untied Church Cemetery Grand Beach. In Remembrance, donations can be made to the family to be later given to The Salvation Grand Bank Corps and the Grand Beach United Church Cemetery Fund. Flowers will be greatly accepted.

KELLY, KIMBERLY
1985-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Kimberly Kelly of Marystown announces her sudden passing, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the age of 29. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Parents Mary Anne & Wayne Kelly of Marystown and Don & Joan Short of Michigan; Son Jaxon Kelly of Marystown; Daughter Brooklyn Kelly of Marystown; Grandfather Fred Short of Dartmouth, NS; Grandmother Margaret Kelly of Beau Bois, Grandmother Patty Leonard of Michigan; Sister Erin Short of Michigan; Brothers Cameron (Fawn) Short of Michigan, Keith Kelly (Olivia) of Marystown & Ian Short of Michigan; Niece Tatum Short of Michigan; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by Grandparents Albert & Charlie Forsey and Tom & Anne Leonard; Grandfather Edward Kelly; Grandmother Sheila Short; and Uncles Tony Forsey & Edward Kelly. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on a date and time to be announced. In Kimberly's memory donations may be made to The Kelly Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

KILFOY, PETER C.
1938-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Peter Kilfoy of Little Bay announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; sons Gerard (Christina) of Edmonton, AB, Eric of St. John's, Brian of St. John's, and Peter of Little Bay; daughters Michelle (Gerard) of St. John's, Marion of Marystown, and Ramona (Howard) Edwards of Little Bay; grandchildren Jesse, Dylan, Nicholas, Jordan & Joshua; sister Marion Murphy of Little Bay; sister-in-law Verna (Hebert) White of Mud Lake, Labrador; brother-in-law Woodrow (Paulette) Gatehouse of Churchill Falls, Labrador; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by wife Juanita, son Calvin, parents Luke and Violet Kilfoy, grandchildren Brandon and Morgan, and brothers-in-law Matthew Murphy & Calvin Gatehouse. Visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Peter's memory flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KING, ALICE E. (BETH)
(1921-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late BETH KING of Fortune announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters, Daisy Seymour, Millicent Coleman (David) and Kay Lord; brother, Clyde King (Shirley); plus 22 nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Sarah King; sisters, Dove Riggs and Grace Abbott; brothers, George King, John M. King and Charlie King. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune, on Thursday, April 16, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; from where the Funeral Service will take place on Friday, April 17, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Beth's memory donations may be made to A Charity of One's Choice.

MARTIN, Marguerite
(July 26, 1933 - April 24, 2015)
It is with great sadness the family of Marguerite Martin of Burin announces her passing April 24, 2015, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn sister Alma Dunbar of NS; step daughter Janet McGregor of Scotland; special nephew Shane Foote plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Levi Martin; sisters Mary Martin, Grace Foote, Effie Hollett and Dorothy Rowe and brother Wallace Hollett. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Saturday and Sunday 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service to take place from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove, Monday, April 27th at 11am with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Donations in her memory may be made to Zion United Church, Collin's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

PEARSON, WILLIAM L.
1930-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late William L. Pearson of Petite Forte announces his passing at the Lions Manor in Placentia, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Cecilia of 56 years; son Chris Pearson (Tammy Barry) of Petite Forte; daughters Margaret (Paul) O'Keefe of Marystown, Yvonne (Earl) Hickey of Petite Forte, and Charlene (Anthony) Ward of Petite Forte; brothers Patrick (Frances) Pearson of Placentia, and Arthur (Gertie) Pearson of Burin; 3 Grandchildren Lindsey, Leonard & Craig; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Leonard Pearson; parents William & Margaret Pearson; brothers Joseph, Michael, Benedict & Leonard Pearson; and sister Madonna Pearson. Resting and visitation will take place from Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Petite Forte, on Wednesday, April 22nd, beginning at 3:00 p.m.; and Thursday, April 23rd All Day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at The Roman Catholic Cemetery in Petite Forte. In William's memory donations may be made to Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PICKETT, ELIZABETH (BETTY) SLANEY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Slaney Pickett of Marystown, NL, announces her passing at the Fort St. John Hospital in Fort St. John, BC, on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the age of 69 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Todd (Nadine) Slaney of Airdrie, AB, Troy (Kathleen) Pickett of Austin, Texas and Tony (Mandy) Pickett of Redwater, AB; daughter, Tina (Mark) of Fort St. John, BC; 5 grandchildren, Samantha (Tyson) Loeppky, Keagen, Sarah, Kevin, and Patrick; one very special great-grandson, Marshall William Eli Loeppky; sisters, Gertrude (Kevin) Brockerville, Phyllis (Marcel) Belanger, Carmel Howlett and Sadie (Julian) Rennie; brothers, John (Veronica) Slaney, Valentine (Edith) Slaney and Edward (Carmilita) Slaney; sisters-in-Law, Margaret (Howard) Stewart, Patricia (Tony) Fitzpatrick, Michelle (Mike) Duke; brothers-in-law, Vince Pickett, Bernard Pickett, John (Holly) Pickett, Peter Pickett and Gerard (Sherri) Pickett and a very large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Kevin Pickett and parents, Edward and Antonio Slaney. Cremation was entrusted to Hamre's Funeral Chapel, Fort St. John, BC. Visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Thursday, August 27, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Vigil Service will take place on Thursday, August 27, at 8:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Friday, August 28, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SLANEY, ALFRED J.
(1930-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALFRED SLANEY of St. Lawrence announces his passing at his home in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the age of 84. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Rosalie of 55 years; son, Alfred Jr. (Loretta) of St. Lawrence; daughters, Ruby Thom of Prince George, BC, Linda Slaney (Rex Brockerville) of Barrie, ON, Glenda Rowlands (Adrian) of Prince Rupert, BC and Tammy Kerr (Kimball) of St. Lawrence; 8 grandchildren, Garrett, Gina, Rhys, Dylan, Travis, Taylor, Cameron and Mackenzie; 1 great-grandchild, Ryder; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, David and Louise; brothers, Arch, Clem and David; sisters, Ellen and Margaret. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, on Sunday, April 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday, April 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, April 14, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Alfred's memory donations may be made to the Slaney Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

STAPLETON, Mildred Mary
(September 6, 1932 - April 16, 2015)

Passed away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center, on Thursday April 16, 2015 Mildred Mary Stapleton of Lamaline age 82 years. Predeceased by husband; Sylvester Stapleton. Leaving to mourn; 6 children, Kevin (Darlene), Wayne (Mary), Keith (Ruth), Gary (Sylvia), Terry (Terry-Lynn), Wanda (Wade), 9 grandchildren; Patrick, Mark, Nadine, Nicole, Tina, Steven, Robyn, Vicki, and Bradley. 5 great-grandchildren; Hunter, Cooper, Sarah, Gavin, and Sophia. 1 sister; Blanche (John), 1 brother; Gerald (Rita). Plus nieces,nephews, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Lamaline on Thursday April 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm, then all day on Friday April 17th. Funeral Mass to take place on Saturday April 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Lamaline. Internment to follow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cemetery Allan's Island. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

TILLEY, WARREN W.
(1947-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WARREN TILLEY of Marystown announces his passing at his home in Marystown, on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Helena of 44 years; son, Dwayne Tilley (Jennifer Welshman) of Marystown; daughters, Lynn Tilley (Robin MacDonald) of Exeter, ON, Rayla Brown (Chris) of Cambridge, ON and Barbara Stapleton (Shane) of Marystown; mother, Eunice Tilley of Bonavista; brothers, Joseph (Harriet), Alvin (Margaret) and Hansel (Deborah); sisters, Evelyn Street, Minnie Street (Alfred) and Yvonne Dalton; 7 grandchildren, Eric, Matthew, Ryan, Preston, Keaton, Lilah and Jude; 2 great-grandchildren, Kairi and Annalisa; mother-in-law, Monica Pittman; brothers-in-law, Kevin (Judy), Ray (Kathy), Alvin (Brenda), Brian (Margaret) and Paul (Frankie); sister-in-law, Janet (Ken); plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Samuel Tilley; nephew, Joshua; father-in-law, Raymond Pittman; special uncle, Bill. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Monday, April 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Wednesday, April 8, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Warren's memory donations may be made to The Tilley Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WINSOR, MATTHEW ANGUS
(1976-2015)

After a short but courageous battle with cancer it is with great sadness that the family of the late MATTHEW ANGUS WINSOR, retired corporal of the Canadian Armed Forces, of Little St. Lawrence, announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the age of 38. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Laura (Drake) of 16 years, daughters: Rachel (16) and Rebekah (8), sons: Drake (9) and Christopher (6). Also leaving to mourn mother Elizabeth Winsor, sister Dawn (Olive and Martin), uncle Paul Winsor (Cathy Parrell), aunt Donna Winsor, parents-in-law Fred and Barb Drake and a large circle of family and friends. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Thursday, April 30th, beginning at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Matt's memory donations may made to The Winsor Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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