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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
August 2013

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.

 

ABBOTT, Ollie
(April 28, 1932 - August 9, 2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of Ollie Abbott of Port au Bras announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Center on August 9, 2013 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn siblings David Best (Lorraine) of Cox's Cove, Gilbert Best of Toronto, Betty McCarthy of Toronto, Jean Cooke (Greg) of BC, Emma Kennedy of Port au Bras, Fred Best (Trudy) of Cox's Cove, Billy Best (Rhoda) of Cox's Cove, Paul Best (Norma) of Toronto, Violet Rukutis (Kurt) of Petersburg, ON and Gregory Best of Toronto; special niece Trina Clarke (Scott) and family plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by mother Elizabeth Best and brothers John and Gordon Best. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Sunday, August 11th from 7-9 PM family only and Monday from 10 AM to 9 PM for the public. Funeral Service will take place from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras Tuesday, August 13th at 2 PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras or flowers gratefully accepted.

BLAGDON, Philip
(March 6, 1918 - August 5, 2013)

Passed away at Grand Bank Health Care Centre on Monday, August 5, 2013, Philip Blagdon of Grand Bank, formerly of Boxey, Fortune Bay NL. Predeceased by parents; brothers Onslow and Harold; daughter Bella Cox. Leaving to mourn: wife Susannah, life partner of 67 years; children: Selina (Alfred) Sutlick; Phoebe (William) Cox; Rita (Raymond) Abbott; Henry (Brenda) Blagdon; Clyde(Paula)Blagdon; Marjorie (Wayne) Forsey; son-in-law Garfield Cox; 18 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren; also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Neal Buffett from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank at 2 pm on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Interment followed at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Velma Stewart. Pall Bearers were: Andy Cox, Trevor Abbott, Todd Cox, Justin Cluett, Tony Cox, Dwayne Abbott. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

CLARKE, Marina
(June 8, 1933 - August 19 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Marina Clarke of Port au Bras announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on August 15, 2013, at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn daughters Sheila Pardy of Port au Bras, Clara Moulton of Lewin's Cove and Sherry Power (Karl) of Port au Bras; grandchildren Petrina, Preston, Melissa, Blair, Shane, Brittany and Emilee; great grandchildren Brandon, Taylor, Colton and Ben; brother Chesley Abbott (Linda) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Herbert; daughter Hester; grandson Perry and son-in-law Charles. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Friday from 2-9 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 9 PM. Funeral service to take place from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras Sunday, August 18th at 2 PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras.

FARRELL, LEVENA
1924-2013

It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEVENA FARRELL of Spanish Room, NL, announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters-in-law: Florence Farrell of Little Bay and Susan Farrell of Little Bay; many nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by: husband Fergus Farrell; parents Ambrose and Lucy Ward; brothers Frank and Anthony Ward; sister Kathleen Murphy. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on Thursday, August 1st, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Friday, August 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, August 3, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spanish Room. In Levena's memory donations may be made to St. John Bosco R.C. Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KING, MARY M.
(1954-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Saturday, August 31, 2013, MARY M. KING, of Creston North, NL, in her 59th year. Leaving to mourn her loving husband, Eugene, sons Curtis (Eileen), Lorne (Mary Jo), daughter Sonya Pike (Deon); 5 Grandchildren, Hayley King, Nathan Oake, Jada Oake, Lauren Oake and Sidney Oake; sisters Maude Thornhill (Philip), Lynn Perham (Verd), Edna Hodder (Earl), Joshie Hooper (David), Tammy Keeping (Dan), brother Nelson Keeping (Brenda); and a large number relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents George and Ruby Doris Keeping, parents in law Gabriel and Martha King, her brothers Arthur, Benjamin and Vaden Keeping and nephew Chad Thornhill. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Monday (1 pm - 9 pm). The funeral service will be held at Creston North United Church, Creston North, on a date and time to be announced. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Creston North. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

LUNDRIGAN, Vince
(August 21, 1943 - August 27, 2013)
It is with great sadness the family of the late Vince Lundrigan of Burin announces his passing at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on August 27, 2013, at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn son Rodney Warren (Sandra) of Burin; daughters Tammy Lundrigan, Lillian Haley (David) of AB, Connie Moriarty (Keith) of St. John's and Juanita Warren of BC; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sisters Bernadette Dimmer of Burin, Bridget Farrell (Bill) of Marystown, Eileen Dooley (Bern) of Marystown, Shirley Hand of Marystown, Maureen Lundrigan (Joe) of Toronto and Joyce Lundrigan (David) of Burin; brothers Ed Lundrigan of Burin, Mike Lundrigan (Jeanette) of Marystown, Jim Lundrigan (Vine) of Burin and Bill Lundrigan (Tracey) of AB; sister-in-law Nancy Lundrigan of Burin; brother-in-law Wilf Sheppard of Burin plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Mary; parents Alice and Bernard; brothers Raymond and Jerry; sister Winnie Sheppard; sisters-in-law Judy, Shirley and Jean Duffney; parents-in-law Rose and George Duffney and brother-in-law Jim Dimmer. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home Tuesday, August 27th at 7-9 PM, Wednesday from 10 AM to 9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin Thursday, August 29th at 2 PM with interment following at RC Cemetery, Salt Pond. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Patrick's RC Church, Salt Pond.

MARTIN, Lillian
(March 16, 1941 - August 21, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Lillian Martin of Burin announces her passing on August 21, 2013, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre at the age of 72 years. Leaving to mourn husband ELeazer; sons Charles Leonard of St. John's, Gary (Shelly) of AB, Garland (Carmen) of AB and Don (Heather) of Burin; daughters Bonnie Slaney of St. Lawrence, Elaine Paul of St. John's and Donna Martin of Burin; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister Velma Power (Martin) and sister-in-law Rachael Marks plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by brother Don Marks and sisters Nancy Gillingham and Verna Mae Mayo. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Thursday and Friday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Saturday, August 24th at 2 PM. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery Fund.

OSBORNE, GLORIA
(1955-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, GLORIA OSBORNE, of Little Bay East, NL, in her 58th year. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Keith, Little Bay East, daughter Karen Fewer (Mark), Torbay, grandson Benjamin, and mother Maisie Dominaux, St. Johns; brothers Freeman Pope, St. Johns, Norm Pope, Bay L'Argent, and Hiram Pope, Conception Bay South, sisters Biney Hodder, St. Bernard's, Marion Banfield, Bay L'Argent, and Lisa Polaro, Boston, Mass.; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at the St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'Argent, 7 - 9 pm on Wednesday, August 21, 1 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm, Thursday, August 22, and 10 am - noon, Friday, August 23. The funeral service will take place from St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'Argent on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in Little Bay East. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Gloria's memory may be made to the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

POWER, MARY ELLEN
(1934-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY ELLEN POWER of Marystown, announces her passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: son Gerry Smith (Ann Marie) of St. John's; daughters Madeline Salsman of Halifax and Phyllis Marchand (Wayne) of St. John's; sister Stella Ernest of Albany, New York; brother Bill (Mary) Smith of Marystown; 3 grandchildren Justin Power of Marystown, Dwayne Mitchell of St. John's and Alicia-Anne White of St. John's; many nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband James Power; companion of 40 years Wallace Foote; parents Philip and Julia Smith; Daughter Mary Power; brother Jack Smith; sisters Phyllis Bowering and Patricia Smith. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown, on Tuesday, August 6, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, on Wednesday, August 7, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Mary Ellen's memory donations may be made to the Power family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes ,Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

ROWE, Wycliffe
(March 4, 1956- August 9, 2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of Wycliffe Rowe of Burin announces his passing at his residence on August 9, 2013 at the age of 57 years. Leaving to mourn his siblings Letha Janes (Fred) of Britannia, Garnet Rowe (Darlene) of Burin, Jack Rowe (Judy) of St. Anthony, Tryphena Hanrahan (Bill) of Little Bay, Linda Stockley (James) of Burin, Belle Myles (Raymond) of Frenchmen's Cove, Gouldie Rowe (Derek) of Weymouth, NS plus many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment will take place at a later date.

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday October 31, 2013)

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