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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
August 2012

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.

 

AYERS, Edna Catherine
(April 8, 1933 - August 20, 2012)

Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, August 20, 2012, Edna Catherine Ayers of Fortune, age 79 years. Predeceased by parents Stanley and Mary Sheppard; husband Harry, daughter Phyllis, brother Roland. Leaving to mourn: daughters Geraldine (Cecil Barnes), Donna Remo, Maureen (Boyd Keeping), son Derrick Ayers and Daphne; 6 grandchildren, 1 special granddaughter Sherry Anstey, 7 great grandchildren; sister Lillian Saunders, sister-in-law Charlotte Sheppard. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at All Saint's Anglican Church, Fortune on Monday from 7 pm - 9 pm, then on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, August 23rd at 2 pm from All Saint's Anglican Church, Fortune. Interment to follow at All Saint's Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BOLT, CLAYTON
1987-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late CLAYTON JAMES BOLT of Grand Le Pierre announces his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Saturday August 11, 2012 at the age of 25. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are mother Regina and father Gerald; grandparents William and Meta Bolt; sisters Sherrille and Abigail; also, very dear to Clayton's heart were Tom, Jean, Clifford and Tina Kearley, Mark and Veronica Bolt, and special friend Dean Bolt. Plus a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by grandparents Mabel and Clayton Bolt. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Anglican Church in Grand Le Pierre at a time to be announced. Funeral service and interment from St. Thomas Anglican Church, Grand Le Pierre to be announced. In Clayton's memory, donations may be made to St. Thomas Anglican Church 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

HATCH, Emma
(September 30, 1917 - August 1, 2012)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, on Wednesday August 1, 2012, Emma Hatch of Grand Bank, age 94 years. Predeceased by parents Julie and Harry Phillips; husband Thomas; two sons, Harvey & Freeman, one sister Martha; three brothers, Jim, Henry, and Max; sister-in-law Annie; Leaving to mourn with precious memories, two daughters, Margaret (Howard Wigney); Faye (George Fizzard); ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, brother Albert (Hilda), daughters-in-law Alice and Georgie; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7 pm - 8 pm for FAMILY ONLY, and for public from 8 pm - 9 pm, and on Thursday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 8:30 pm. Funeral Service will take place from the Salvation Army Grand Bank, at 3 pm on Friday, August 3rd. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to The Salvation Army Home League. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

McCARTHY, GLADYS
1924-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late GLADYS McCARTHY of Terrenceville, NL announces her passing at the US Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Clayton (Cassie) of Lindsay, ON, Jim (Debbie) of Marystown, Con (Mary) of Mount Carmel, Ted of St. John's, and Tim (Jeanie) of Mount Pearl; daughters Loretta Myles of St. Bernard's, Jenny (Aloysius) English of St. John's, Carmel McCarthy of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, and Jackie (Lorne) Maloney of Marystown; daughter-in-law Loretta McCarthy of Marystown; 25 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Patrick McCarthy; son Michael McCarthy; and son-in-law Gerald Myles. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Saturday, August 18th beginning at 2 pm, and Sunday, August 19th all day. Where the funeral mass will be held on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. In Gladys' memory donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MEADE, Harry
(February 4, 1931 - August 22, 2012
)
Passed peacefully away at his residence Harry Meade of Grand Bank age 81 years. Leaving to mourn wife Hilda; sons Wayne (Janice), Tony (Sandra), Merril and Russell (Roxanne); daughters Effie (Wesley), Marie (Gerry), Marlene (James), Dorothy and Rita (Chuck); 18 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister Lucy plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Maude and James; brother Arthur and sisters Effie and Marjorie. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank Thursday 7-9 PM, Friday and Saturday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from Anglican Church, Grand Bank 2 PM Sunday with interment following at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Donations St. Alban's Anglican Memorial Fund or All Saints Church Cemetery Fund.

MURPHY, MELINDA
1919-2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MELINDA MURPHY of Parkers Cove, NL announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Aloysius (Phyllis) of Parker's Cove, Eugene (Elizabeth) of Parker's Cove, Clayton (Elizabeth) of Parker's Cove, Harold (Elizabeth) of Parker's Cove, Calvin (Sadie) of Parker's Cove, Gerard (Gladys) of Parker's Cove, Dennis (Dolorosa) of Parker's Cove and Daryl (Melinda) of Toronto; daughters Eileen (Jim) Murphy, Agatha (John) Brushett, Bernice (Larry) Vators and Rita Murphy with whom she resided; brother Fred (Bernadine) Synard; 37 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by her husband Pius in 1977; sisters Sarah Synard, Rita Foote; brother Clayton Synard and Parents Susan and Samuel Synard. Resting and visitation to take place from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Parker's Cove on Saturday, August 11th – all day, Sunday, August 12th – all day and Monday, August 13th, 10:00 am – 12 noon. Prayer Vigil will take place on Sunday, August, 12th from Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Parker's Cove starting at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Parker's Cove on Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Cemetery in Parker's Cove. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Melinda's memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PARDY, Felix
(January 10, 1930 - August 23, 2012)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre St. John's on Sunday, September 23, 2012, Felix Pardy of Harbour Mille, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Sarah Pardy, and wife Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn: sons Lloyd, Glen (Annie); daughter Gail and son in law Darren, grandson Bailey; brother Ernest (Mary Ellen), sister Olive; also a circle of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. Remains resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille at 12:30 pm on Monday and all day Tuesday. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 26th at 1 pm. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Mille. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

PIERCEY, NORA
1949-2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late NORA PIERCEY of Fortune, NL announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the age of 62. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son David (friend Georgina) of Fortune; daughters Bonnie (Sean) Mansfield of Conception Harbour, Colette (Frank) Witherall of Paradise, and Kelly (Harold) Burton of Grand Bank; father Cecil Freeborn of St. John's; sisters Maisie Forsey (friend Gerard), Jean (Ross) Jones, Ceci Freeborn, and Sherri (Wayne) Moyles; brothers Aubrey (Beverly) Freeborn, and Randy (Sharon) Freeborn; 6 grandchildren Kayla, Nicole, Megan, Holly, Ethan and Nathan; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by mother Mabel Freeborn. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Sunday August 5th from 4 pm to 9 pm; and Monday August 6th from 11 am to 4 pm. Funeral service will take place at All Saint's Anglican Church in Fortune on Tuesday August 7, 2012 at 2 pm. In Nora's memory donations may be made to the Piercey Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALSH, VIOLET THERESA
1947-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late VIOLET THERESA WALSH of Marystown formerly of Lord's Cove, NL announces her passing at her home in Marystown on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Andrew of Marystown, Walter (Jr.) of Thompson, MB; daughters Andrea (Sean) Fortin of Esterhazy, SK, and Cindy Walsh of Thompson, MB; mother-in-law Blanche Thurston; sisters Alice Isaacs, Marion Carter, Bridget Hennebury, Lorna Fitzpatrick, Doris Lamb and Mary Hennebury; brothers Arnold Hodge, Thomas Hodge, and Jamie Hodge; 7 grandchildren Nicole, Cody, Landyn, Zander, Kiana, Adam & Patrick; 2 great-grandchildren Ryder & Jerzey; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband Walter (1995), parents Louisa & Thomas Hodge, sisters Angela & Cecelia Hodge, and brothers Curtis & Paul Hodge. At Violet's request, cremation has taken place. Visitation to take place from St. Elizabeth's R.C. Church in Lord's Cove on Wednesday August 29th at 10:00 am. where the funeral service will be held on Thursday August 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Inurnment to follow at St. Elizabeth's R.C. Cemetery in Lord's Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations in Violet's memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday October 16, 2012)

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