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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
August 2009

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.

 

BARTLETT, Mary E.
(May 20, 1923 - August 16, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at The Grand Bank Health Care on Sunday August 16, 2009, Mary E. Bartlett of Grand Bank, age 86 years. Predeceased by husband Isaac; son Seaward. Leaving to mourn: 5 Daughters, Frances Durnford (Newman) at Conception Bay, Kathleen Keeping( Clyde) at Grand Bank, Gloria Harris (Frank) at Mount Pearl, Rhoda Rose (Bruce) at Grand Bank, Wanda Jackman (Peter) at Winnipeg, Manitoba; son Wayne Bartlett (Marion) at Coal Harbour, NS; daughter In Law Brenda Bartlett at Grand Bank; 22 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 3 brothers Stephen Blagdon at Coomb's Cove, Edward Blagdon (Alice) at Harbour Breton, Harvey Blagdon (Ethel) at Coomb's Cove; sister Ruth Strowbridge at Grand Bank, brother In law Stephen Drakes at Coomb's Cove. Also large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Sunday from 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm, and on Monday and Tuesday from 10am - 12pm; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday August 20th at 11am from St. Alban's Anglican Church Grand Bank. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

BECK, CATHERINE MARY
1936-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in the presence of her loving family on Thursday August 20, 2009, CATHERINE MARY BECK of St. Lawrence in her 73rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband George of 51 years; George Jr. (Lisa), Wayne, James (Carrie), Ronald (Peggy), and Glenn (Deidre) all of Brampton, ON; daughter Diane Cote of Moncton, NB; sisters Diana (Eric) Beck of Mt. Pearl, and Stella (Earl) Beck of Brampton, ON; sister-in-law's Addie (Gord) Hatcher of Pasadena, and Viola (Peter) Hiesier of Moncton, NB; brothers Fabian (Martha) Turpin of St. Lawrence, Gregory (Jo-ann) Turpin of Victoria, BC, Raphael (Doreen) Turpin of Brampton, ON, Frank (Madalane) Turpin of Mississauga, ON, and Victor (Colleen) Turpin of Brampton, ON; brothers-in-law Samuel (Chris) Beck of Brampton, ON, Arnold (Chris) Beck of Labrador, and Owen (Cathy) Beck of Mississauga, ON; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by her parents Alfred & Charlotte Turpin, and son Eric. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Sunday August 23rd from 2pm to 10pm. Mass of Christian Burial to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Monday August 24, 2009 at 10:30am. Inurnment of ashes to follow at St. Matthews Anglican Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Catherine's memory donations may be made to the U.S. Memorial Health Care Auxiliary Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BREON, Charles J
(February 28, 1921 - August 28, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care on Friday, August 28th, Charles J. Breon of Grand Bank, age 88 years. Predeceased by parents Berkley and Margaret Breon; wife Frances, son Berkley, and brother Frank. Leaving to mourn: Partner Frances Douglas at Grand Bank, grandsons Berkley at Toronto and Stephen at Colorado, step sister Margaret Crocker,sister in law Elizabeth Breon at Grand Bank, and a number of nieces, nephews and other friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Saturday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2pm from Warren's Funeral Home. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BRUSHETT, SARAH J.
1922-2009
It is with great sadness that the family of the late SARAH J. BRUSHETT of Jacques Fontaine announce her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre St. Lawrence on Sunday August 30, 2009 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Joseph (Marion) of Jacques Fontaine, Fred (Janet) of London, ON, Max (Stella) of Petit de Grat, NS and George (Donna) Brushett of Jacques Fontaine; daughter Mary (Les) Sheppard of Jacques Fontaine; sister Florence Harris of Jacques Fontaine; brother Max (Muriel) Pardy of Petit de Grat, NS; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband George Brushett, parents Joseph & Stella Pardy, brothers Clayton, Gordon and Joseph Pardy, sister Winnifred Denty, and grandson Barry Sheppard. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Jacques Fontaine on Monday August 31st beginning at 2:00pm; Tuesday September 1st all day; Wednesday September 2nd all day and Thursday September 3rd until 12:00 noon. Funeral Service to take place from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Jacques Fontaine on Thursday September 3, 2009 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Jacques Fontaine. In Sarah's memory donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes."Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

DARBY, Effie:
Date of Birth: October 20, 1933
Date of Death: August 08, 2009 Age: 75

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday, August 8, 2009 Effie Darby of Collins Cove, Burin in her 75th year. Leaving to mourn husband Morgan; sons Roland (Susan) of Burin; daughters Lexie Darby (Rick Fitzgerald) of Lewin's Cove, Sheila Dyck (Clyde Drake) of Epworth; daughter-in-law Betty Darby of Collins Cove, Burin; 8 grandchildren Robyn, Megan, Clayton, Arthur, Amy, Roland, Shannon and Charity; 6 great-grandchildren Madison, Thomas, Sebastion, Tanner, Jayden and Carleigh; sister Hazel Walters of Bay L'argent plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by son Enos; parents Charity and William Wells; sister Ada Grandy. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral service from Zion United Church, Collins Cove, Burin on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 with interment following at Zion United Cemetery Collins Cove, Burin. Pallbearers were grandchildren Arthur Rowe, Amy Rowe, Shannon Darby, Roland Darby, Megan Dyck and Clayton Dyck. Donations in her memory may be made to Zion United Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

EDWARDS, Ned
1941-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday August 7, 2009, NED EDWARDS of St. Lawrence in his 67th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Vera of 41 years; daughters Nadine (Jim) Beresford of St. Philips, Janice (Barry) Kelly of Paradise, and Charlene (Melvin) Beck of Paradise; sister Marie Strang of Lawn; brothers Brendan (Betty) Edwards of New Brunswick, Walter Edwards of St. Lawrence, Jack (Anita) Edwards of Lord's Cove, and Raphael (Jo-anne) Edwards of British Columbia; 4 grandchildren Joshua Beck, Ethan Kelly, Alicia Kelly, and Julie Beresford; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents John & Charlotte Edwards, and brothers Reginald, Alphonsus, Rick andRobert. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Friday August 7th for the family only; Saturday August 8th all day; and Sunday August 9th all day. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Monday August 10, 2009 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Mt. Cecilia R.C. Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Ned's memory donations may be made to the St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Wake Chapel or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HILLIER, Beulah Evelyn
(May 21, 1924 - August 10, 2009)

Passed peacefully away on Monday August 10, 2009, at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, Beulah Evelyn Hillier age 85 years, surrounded by her family. A resident of Grand Bank since 1970, previously of Point aux Gaul. Predeceased by her parents Lewis and Hilda Miller, brother Edmond Miller, and husband Leo Robert Hillier. Leaving to mourn: six daughters, Emily Plank (John )who resided with her at Grand Bank, Sadie Parsons (Robert) of Grand Bank, Ena White (Fred) of Fortune, Hilda Benteau (Raphael) of Torbay, Mary Lundrigan (Kevin) of Burin, Dinah Smith (Levi) of Baine Harbour; three sons, Robert Hillier (Daphne) and Leonard Hillier (Karen) both of Conception Bay South, and Lloyd Hillier (Arlene) of Dartmouth, NS. Also 19 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; three sisters Marion Bonnell (Leo), Muriel Dodge (Albert) both of Point Aux Gaul, and Elizabeth Bowen of St. Mary's. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Tuesday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm and on Wednesday at St Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline from 9am - 12noon. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 2pm from St. Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Mary's Church, Lamaline. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

HILLIER, Mary S.
(May 14, 1928 - August 6, 2009)
Passed Peacefully away at the Health Science Complex on Thursday August 6th, 2009, Mary S Hillier of Grand Bank, Age 81 years Predeceased by husband Bertrum, parents George and Audrey Bearns, brother Chesley Bearns. Leaving to mourn daughter Georgina Hines (Lloyd) of Grand Bank, sons Reg Rose (Sharon) of Grand Bank, William Rose (Michelle) Deep River,Ontario, 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, sisters Emily Bennett (Charlie) of Grand Bank, Jessie Billard, Halifax, brother Cecil Bearns (Frances) of Toronto, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Saturday August 8th. Visitation time 10 am - 12 noon, 2 pm - 4 pm, 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held from the Grand Bank United Church on Sunday August 9th 2:30 pm. Interment to follow in the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the United Church Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.
May she rest in peace

HODDER, Elias
(April 15, 1935 - August 2, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday, August 2, 2009 Elias Hodder of St. Bernard's formerly of Creston in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn wife Edna; 5 daughters; 1 son; 2 sisters; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild plus a large circle of other family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Mary Harris on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 from Serenity Chapel, Burin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

JOUSTRA, Victoria
Date of Birth: October 10, 1949
Date of Death: August 09, 2009 Age: 59
Passed peacefully away at her residence on Sunday, August 9th, 2009 Victoria Joustra of Beau Bois in her 59th year. Leaving to mourn husband Jacobus Dirk; son Cosmo Terpstra and wife Rhoda of Lewin's Cove; grandchildren Cole & Cameron; sisters Ann Steimecke (Dieter) and Mary Butler (Donald); brothers Thomas Brake (Francis), Raymond Brake (Olivia), Pete Brake, Charles Brake, Gerard Brake (Sue), Bill Brake and Gary Brake (Laurie); sister-in-law Karen Brake plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by brother Pat Brake. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral service from Serenity Chapel, Burin on Thursday, August 13, 2009 with interment following at RC Cemetery, Little Bay officiated by Father Theodore O'Connor. Pallbearers were Cosmo Terpstra, Charles Brake, Raymond Brake, Don Butler, Gary Brake and Debbie Rickets. In her memory donations may be made to the Daffodil House or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

LEE, Pearl
1961-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday August 12, 2009, PEARL JOANNE ELIZABETH LEE of Fortune in her 47th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Robert of 29 years; son Shawn of Fortune; daughter Pamela (Scott) Hillier of Strathmore, AB; sisters Adylis (Warren) Reid of Fortune, and Bonnie (Gary) McDonald of Strathmore, AB; brothers Kevin (Eileen) Mews of Grand Bank, Dennis (Cathy) Mews of Strathmore, AB, Gary (Joan) Mews of Foxtrap, Dion (Roberta) Mews of Fortune, Corey (Darlene) Mews of Brooks, AB, Cyril (Velma) Mews of Brooks, AB, and Elvis (Lisa) Mews of Fortune; 3 Grandchildren Amber Wiseman, Jaela Lee, and Chelsa Hillier; plus a large circle of family and friends. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Sunday August 16th from 3pm - 9pm; Monday August 17th from 10am - 9pm; and Tuesday August 18th from 10am - 12noon. Funeral service to take place at the Salvation Army Citadel in Fortune on Tuesday August 18, 2009 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Fortune. In Pearl's memory donations may be made to the Lee Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funera lHomes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

OAKE, Roy G.
1947-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre St. John's on Saturday August 15, 2009, ROY G. OAKE of Burin in his 61st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Averil of 41 years; sons Sheldon (Fern) Oake of Burin, and Steven of Burin; daughter Stephanie of Burin; sisters Sophie (John) Rixon of Roberts Arm, and Marjorie (Cluney) Vincent of Triton; brothers Neil (Darlene) Oake of Burin, and Bram (Carmie) of Marystown; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Bennett & Mae Oake, sister Donna Winsor, and baby brother Brian. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Burin on Sunday August 16th from 8pm - 10pm; Monday August 17th from 10am - 10pm; and Tuesday August 18th from 10am - 12noon. Funeral Service to take place at the Faith & Hope Corps on Tuesday August 18, 2009 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery - Big Salmonier. In Roy's memory donations may be made to the Faith & Hope Corps or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

POWER, Joan
Date of Birth: February 28, 1953
Date of Death: August 18, 2009 Age: 56

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 daughter of Lawrence Power and late Mary Power of Epworth Joan Power of Epworth in her 56th year.Leaving to mourn husband John Kirby of Epworth; daughter Lillian Power of Epworth; grandchildren Shelby and Delaney; brothers Edward Power and wife Mary of Terrenceville, Aloysius Power and wife Maureen of Hamilton, Ontario, Joseph Power and wife Elizabeth of Marystown, Patrick Power and Ignatius Power both of Epworth, and ; sisters Elizabeth Croft of Toronto, Ontario, Emma and Husband Robert Tibbetts on Hubbards,NS, Carmelita Shadbolt of Dartmouth, NS and Ursula and husband Don Woodford of Labrador City plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by mother Mary Power. Father Theodore O'Connor officiated Funeral service from Serenity Chapel, Burin on Monday, August 24, 2009 with inurnment following at United Cemetery, Epworth.Donations in her memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com "WE CARE."

ROSE, Wilson (Tony) Robert
(September 20, 1947 - August 12, 2009)
Passed peacefully away on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 at William Osler Health Care Center, Brampton Ontario Wilson (Tony) Robert Rose at 61 years of age, due to long illness. Tony was surrounded by close family and friends. Predeceased by father Arch Rose. Leaving to mourn wife Georgina (nee Carter) Rose, Brampton ON. Son Robert (Heather Hillier) Rose, Brampton ON. Parents Sis (nee Matthews) and Jabez Welsh, Grand Bank NL. Brother James (Lucy) Welsh, Etobicoke ON. Special grand daughters Samara and Jersey Rose, Brampton ON. Sister in laws, Marion (Gerry) Archambeau St Catherine's ON. Veronica Beauchamp Waverly ON. Brother in law Henry (Shirley) Carter Halifax NS. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of other close family and friends. Flowers accepted by family, or donations in his memory may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada or Canadian Cancer Society. Dates and time of viewing and funeral service are to follow later. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

VATERS, Celestine Anthony
1952-2009

Passed suddenly away at Rushoon on Wednesday August 12, 2009, CELESTINE ANTHONY VATERS, of Rushoon in his 57th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Theresa of 28 years; son Anthony Vaters of Rushoon; daughter Amanda Vaters of Fort McMurray, AB; brothers Gerard (Patricia) Vaters of Rushoon, Aloysius (Loretta) Vaters of Marystown, and Joseph Vaters of St. John's; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Aloysius & Madeline Vaters. Private family visitation to be held at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Friday August 14th from 11am - 4pm. Public visitation to follow at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon from 6pm - 10pm; and Saturday August 15th beginning at 10am. Funeral Mass to take place at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Saturday August 15, 2009 at 6:30pm. Cremation to follow. In Celestine's memory donations may be made to a charity of ones choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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