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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
August 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.

 

BAKER, Judy
(May 19, 1961 - August 9, 2011)
Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, Judy Baker of Harbour Mille, age 50 years. Predeceased by father, Angus Tibbo. Leaving to mourn: husband Leroy, daughter, Meena & John Rose, step-son, Travis Marshen, mother, Virginia, sister, Ada & husband Don Barnes, brother Chesley (Gloria) Tibbo; nieces, Connie & Chantal, nephew, Steven. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille at 4pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Funeral service will take place on Friday, August 12th at 2pm, from St. Mary's Church. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Mille. Donations in her memory may be made to the Baker Family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BANFIELD, Capt. Harvey
(November 1, 1916 - September 21, 2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Grand Bank Health Centre on September 21, 2011, Captain Harvey Banfield of Grand Bank in his 95th year. Predeceased by parents George & Susan Banfield, brother Gabriel and sisters Eliza, Esther, & Vera. Leaving to mourn: loving wife of 65 years, Blanche, daughter Sharon(Sam), grandsons Steven(Sandra), Sterling(Julie), two great-granddaughters, Megan & April, and a large circle of family and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Visitation hours: Thursday 7pm - 9pm, Friday and Saturday 10am - 12pm; 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place Sunday, September 25th , 2011 at 2pm from the United Church in Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BARRY, WILLIAM J.
1923-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late William J. Barry of St. John's announce his passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Marina of 58 years; daughter Lana Barry of Vancouver, B.C.; sister Bride Ducey of Corner Brook; brothers: Alonzo (Dorothy) Barry of St. John's and Ken (Beatie) Barry of Centerville, Ontario. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents William and Elizabeth Barry, sisters: Lucy Power, Elizabeth Cusick and Eileen Farrell; brothers-in-law: Michael Power, Frank Cusick and Carter Farrell. Cremation has taken place. Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown on Friday, August 5th, from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown. Inurnment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Bill's memory may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BOLT, MYRTLE
1933-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MYRTLE BOLT of Grand Le Pierre announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday August 25, 2011 at the age of 78. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Husband Charles of 60 years; Sons Lloyd (Mary) of Marystown, Hubert (Karen) of Grand Le Pierre, and Dean of Grand Le Pierre; Daughters Phyllis (Manuel Hackett) of St. Bernard's, Velma (Steve King) of Lamaline, Joan (Howard Banfield) of St. Bernard's, Wanda (Mike Hack) of Brooks, AB., and Elsie Bolt (Gerard Drake) of Brooks, AB.; Sisters Elizabeth Dominix (Leo) and Ruby Crane (Calvin); Brothers Charles H. Bolt (Margaret) and Mark Bolt (Martha); 18 Grandchildren; 29 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents William & Elsie Bolt, Grandson Lloyd Hackett, and a Sister & Brother. Resting and Visitation to take place at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Grand Le Pierre at a date and time to be announced, where Funeral Service will take place at a date and time to be announced. Interment to follow at St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In Myrtle's memory, donations may be made to St. Thomas 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

DOMINIE, LEONARD
1947-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEONARD DOMINIE of Fortune announces his passing at his home in Fortune on Thursday August 11, 2011 at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Florence of 42 years; Sons Rodney (Colette) of Mount Pearl and Kiley (Siohban) of Paradise; Daughter Kimberley King (Dave) of CBS; Sister Edith Hatcher (Dave) of Grand Bank; Brothers Stan (Amy), Harold and Robert, all of Fortune; 4 Grandchildren; Father Benjamin Dominie; 7 Sisters-in-law; 7 Brothers-in-law; 2 Grand-Dogs Harley & Jake; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Mother Mary Dominie. Resting and Visitation to take place at the Anglican Church in Fortune on Friday August 12th from 3pm … 9pm, Saturday August 13th from 10am - 9pm, and Sunday August 14th from 10am - 8pm, where Funeral Service will take place on Monday August 15, 2011 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In Leonard's memory, donations may be made to the Anglican Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

EMBERLEY, JAMES
1925-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JAMES MURLEY EMBERLEY of Marystown, announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday September 25, 2011 at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Theresa of 62 years; Sons Carl (Sandra) of Creston North and Wade (Loretta) of Marystown; Daughters Elizabeth (Ian Fogarty) of Sherwood Park, AB., Judy (Evan Goodine) of St. Stephen, NB., Diane (Kevin Miller) of Creston North, Linda (Len Curtis) of Creston South, Elsie (Bill Planetta) of Sherwood Park, AB., Deena (Sam Hooper) of Creston South, Hilda Walsh of Toronto, ON., Jean (Gary Cheeke) of Newmarket, ON., Gail (Brian Ralph) of Newmarket, ON., and Rita (Derek James) of Mount Pearl; 32 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Joseph & Winnifred Emberley. Resting and Visitation to take place at Wiseman’s Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday September 27th from 10am - 9pm, and Wednesday September 28th at a time to be announced. Funeral Service will take place at a date and time to be announced from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North. Interment to follow at Calvary Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In James’ memory, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FARRELL, HANNAH
1916-2011
Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her family, at the US Memorial Hospital in St. Lawrence on Saturday August 27, 2011, the late HANNAH FARRELL of Marystown South at the age of 95. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Children Jim (Greta) of Wabush, Bill (Bridget) of Marystown, Patrick (Amy) of Marystown, Hannah Farrell of Ajax, ON., Gerald (Vivian) of Pictou, NS., and Cyril (Sheila) of Grand Falls-Windsor; Sister Catherine (Kate) Kilfoy; 8 Grandchildren; 2 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Husband Ernest Farrell (2002). Resting and Visitation to take place at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday August 27th from 7pm - 9pm, and Sunday August 28th from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday August 29, 2011 at 10:30am from Sacred Heart RC Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart RC Cemetery in Little Bay. In Hannah's memory, donations may be made to the US Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

GRAY, PAULINE ELIZABETH
1951-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Pauline Elizabeth Gray of Marystown announce her passing at her home in Marystown on Thursday, August 4, 2011, at the age of 60 years. Leaving to mourn her husband Marvin Gray of 38 years; daughter Avis Vallis (Greg) of Yellowknife; sons: John (Heather) of Marystown and Marvin Jr. of Yellowknife. Sisters: Violet Fermage (Max), Evelyn Wheeler (Kelly), and Isabelle Dumaresque (Jason). Brothers: Bill (Julie) Wakeley and John (Ann) Wakeley. Grandchildren: Nicole Gray, Michelle Gray, Brooke Vallis, and Nicholas Gray. Sister-in-law Rose Wakeley and many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents Albert and Averill Wakeley and brother Leonard Wakeley. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown on Friday, August 5th from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., and Monday from 10 am - noon. Funeral service will take place on Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 2:00 pm from Calvary United Church, Creston South, with cremation to follow. In Pauline's memory, flowers will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HICKEY, LEO
1937-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEO HICKEY of Grand Le Pierre announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Tuesday August 16, 2011 at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Brothers Pierce (Marion) of Grand Le Pierre, Michael (Judy) of Grand Le Pierre, Frank (Gladys) of Terrenceville, Peter (Rita) of Grand Le Pierre, George (Elizabeth) of Grand Le Pierre, Charles (Dinah) of Grand Le Pierre, Patrick of Grand Le Pierre, and Raymond of Grand Le Pierre; Sister-in-law Sarah Ann; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents William & Frances Hickey, Brother Ernest and Sisters-in-law Martha and Marjorie. Resting and Visitation to take place at St. Paul's RC Church in Grand Le Pierre on Wednesday August 17th beginning at 7pm, and Thursday August 18th All Day, where Funeral Mass will take place on Friday August 19, 2011 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at the RC Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In Leo's memory, flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HODGE, WILLIAM ANTHONY
1938-2011
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, the late WILLIAM ANTHONY HODGE of Lord’s Cove, on Sunday September 11, 2011 at the age of 73. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Lillian of 50 years; Children Joan Mews (Gary) of Fox Trap, Louise Fitzpatrick of Edmonton, Iris Ducey (Dane) of Lord’s Cove, Kathy Roul (Patrick) of Marystown, William (Melita) of Lord’s Cove, Norbert (Deanne) of Lawn, and Darin (Claudia) of Edmonton; Sisters Amelia Martin and Louisa Fitzpatrick; 19 Grandchildren; 7 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Anthony & Ellen Mary Hodge, Brothers Joseph and John T., Sisters Kathleen Papail and Rosalie Hodge, and Brothers-in-law Loyola Fitzpatrick and Jule Martin. Resting and Visitation to take place at St. Elizabeth’s RC Church in Lord’s Cove on Monday September 12th beginning at 12:00pm, and Tuesday September 13th All Day, where Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday September 14, 2011 at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lord’s Cove. In Will’s memory, donations may be made to the Hodge Family or a charity of one’s choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca Cemetery in Lord’s Cove. In Will’s memory, donations may be made to the Hodge Family or a charity of one’s choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

LODER, MARIE B.
1958-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARIE BERNADETTE LODER of St. Lawrence, announces her passing in St. John’s on Sunday September 25, 2011 at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Friend Dusan; Mother Cela; Daughter Jaddah of Edmonton, AB.; Sisters Patsy Loder, Faye Doyle (Dominic), Regina Slaney, and Paulette Isaacs; Brothers Vaughn (Linda), Brian (Lisa), and Tony (Leah); plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Father Richard. Resting and Visitation to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday September 27th beginning at 2pm, and Wednesday September 28th All Day, where Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday September 29, 2011 at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In Marie’s memory, donations may be made to the Loder Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MATTHEWS, Susie Winnie
(November 13, 1918 - September 3, 2011)

Passed away peacefully at the Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank on September 3, 2011, Susie (Winnie) Matthews of Grand Bank age 92 years. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Sunday at 2-4PM & 7-9PM, Monday from 2-4PM & 7-9PM Funeral to take place from United Church, Grand Bank Tuesday at 2pm with interment following at United Cemetery, Grand Bank.

McCARTHY, MARIE A.
1923-2011
Passed peacefully away in the presence of her family, the late MARIE A. McCARTHY of Marystown, at St. Patrick’s Nursing Home in St. John’s on Monday August 29, 2011 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Children Hilda Dray (Jim) of Paradise and their children Maria (Brad), Katie, and Michael, Anne Marie Ryan (Lou) of Marystown and their children Michael, Cheryl and Dennis, James McCarthy (Camilla) of Brantford, ON. and their child Jaclyn, Joseph McCarthy (Darlene) of St. John’s and their children Melissa, Joshua, and Justin, and Leo McCarthy (Joan) of Oshawa, ON. and their children Jamie Lee, Jayson, and Jonathan; 1 Great-Grandchild Nathan; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Husband Lester, Parents Thomas & Annie Ducey, and Sisters Cela Ducey & Alice Evans. Resting and Visitation to take place at Wiseman’s Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday August 30th from 7pm - 9pm, and Wednesday August 31st from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday September 1, 2011 at 10:30am from Sacred Heart RC Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart RC Cemetery in Marystown. In Marie’s memory, donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURPHY, JOHN T.
1930-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN T. MURPHY of Rushoon announces his passing at his home in Rushoon on Friday September 9, 2011 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Laura of 51 years; Sons Roy Barron (Beth) of Rushoon, Frank Murphy (Diane) of Boat Harbour, Ken Murphy of St. John’s, and Raymond Murphy of Rushoon; Daughters Anne King (David) of Marystown, Rose Murphy (Merrick) of Grand Beach, Alice Murphy of Rushoon, Madonna Murphy (Greg) of Winterland, Deloris Wagg (Jamie) of Medicine Hat, AB., Tina Murphy of Marystown, and Martha Murphy (Dan) of Jacques Fontaine; 13 Grandchildren; 2 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Archibald & Martha Murphy, Son Kevin, Grandson Reginald Lake and Sisters Kathleen Brown and Susie McClean. Resting and Visitation to take place at Christ The King RC Church in Rushoon on Saturday September 10th beginning at 2pm, Sunday September 11th All Day, and Monday September 12th at a time to be announced, where Funeral Mass will take place at a date and time to be announced. Interment to follow at Christ The King RC Cemetery in Rushoon. In John’s memory, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURPHY, Thomas Arthur
(December 27, 1941 - September 3, 2011)
Passed peacefully away in Scarborough, Ont. September 3 2011 in his 69th year, Thomas Arthur Murphy, formerly of Grand Bank. Predeceased by parents Rose and Ambrose, Wife Shirley, Leaving to mourn: Children, Rhonda (Ed), Lisa, Jacqueline (John), Tom, Allison (Jay), brothers John (Betty), Clyde, Sister, Marybelle (Harry), Mother-in-law, Laura Grandy. Loved Grandfather of Dallas, Brittney, Amber, Robert, Laura, Marley, Jessica, Jayson, Grayson, Reilly, Kennedy. Great Grandfather of Twins Cali and Haylee. Brother-in-law Fred Grandy, Gary Grandy (Jean), Ross Grandy (Lisa)Sister-in-law Beverley Freeborn (Aubrey). Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday from 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Monday 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.

SAVOURY, Arthur Roy
(April 10, 1951 - August 27, 2011)
Passed away on Saturday August 27, 2011 at his residence in Grand Bank, Mr. Arthur Roy Savoury, Age 60 yrs. Resting at Warren's Funeral Today with visitation 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Tomorrow August 29 10:00 - 12:00 am, 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The funeral will be held Tuesday August 30th, at 2:00 pm from the United Church, Grand Bank. As expressions of sympathy, donation to the family will be gratefully accepted.

SYNARD, ALBERT JOSEPH
1945-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALBERT JOSEPH SYNARD of Parker’s Cove, announces his passing at his home in Parker’s Cove on Wednesday September 21, 2011 at the age of 66. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Rosline of 45 years; Mother Hanna Mary; Sons Rodney (Kerry) of Parker’s Cove, and Albert (Kelly) of St. Bernard's; Daughters Zita (Ralph Murphy) of Parker’s Cove, Roxanne (Edward Cox) of Parker’s Cove, and Sherry (Ambrose Stewart) of St. Bernard's; Sisters Alice (Joseph Bennett) and Doreen (Larry Hayse); Brothers Charles (Betty), Gerald (Noreen) and Bren (Lizza); 9 Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Father Patrick Synard. Resting and Visitation to take place at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Parker’s Cove on Thursday September 22nd from 7pm - 10pm, and Friday September 23rd all day, where Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday September 24, 2011 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Cemetery in Parker’s Cove. In Albert’s memory, donations may be made to the Synard Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALTERS, HAROLD J.
1933-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late HAROLD JOHN WALTERS of Marystown, formerly of Boat Harbour, announces his passing at his home in Little Bay on Friday August 12, 2011 at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Mary of 18 years; Sons Dean (Ann) of Alberta, Shawn of Calgary, Doug of Marystown, and Dennis of St. John's; Daughters Beverley Edwards (Anthony Whittle) of St. Bernard's, Michelle (Bill Legge) of Marystown, Lorraine (Gary Carter) of Calgary, and Catherine Brake (Sherman Brushett) of Marystown; Brothers Charlie Walters (Margaret) of Boat Harbour, Everett Walters (Jean) of Boat Harbour, and Freeman Walters of Calgary; 15 Grandchildren; 9 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents Thomas & Iris Walters, Sisters Edith and Caroline, and Brother Lou. Resting and Visitation to take place at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday August 13th from 10am - 9pm, and Sunday August 14th from 2pm - 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday August 15, 2011 at 10:00am from Sacred Heart RC Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart RC Cemetery in Marystown. In Harold's memory, donations may be made to the Walters Family 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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