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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
December 2008

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.

 

BOLAND, Maxwell R.
(January 2, 1928 - December 1, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Monday December 1st, Maxwell R. Boland of Grand Bank, age 80 years. Predeceased by parents William and Keziah Boland, and twin brother Harry. He leaves to mourn: wife Margaret, sisters Julia, Neta, Ethel and Nelly, brother Norman. Also a circle of other nieces, nephews and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place from Grand Bank United Church at 2pm on Thursday. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

FITZPATRICK, Peter
Date of Birth: September 05, 1934
Date of Death: December 12, 2008
Age: 74
Location St Lawrence, Newfoundland, Canada

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care on Friday, December 12, 2008 Peter Fitzpatrick of St. Lawrence in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn wife Avelina; sons Fred (Diane), Peter (Kim) and Scott (Sherry); daughters Martha (Patrick), Dale Jonathan), Daphne (Darrell), Debbie (Rob), Donna (Chess), Colleen (Eddie) and Mary; 25 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sister Mary Drake plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by daughter Madeline; parents Jack and Mary Ann Fitzpatrick; 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Father Charles Goakery officiated Funeral mass from St. Thomas Aquinas Church, St. Lawrence on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 with interment following at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, St. Lawrence. Pallbearers were Fred Fitzpatrick, Peter Fitzpatrick, Scott Fitzpatrick, Chess Pardy, Patrick Campbell and Darrell Lake. Crossbearer was Dale Fitzpatrick Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."
"He did more than exist, he lived, He did more than listen, he Understood. Rest peacefully my dear."

FOOTE, Joan W.
(December 23, 1920 - December 4, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Thursday December 4th, 2008, JOAN W. FOOTE of Grand Bank, age 87 years. Predeceased by parents John and Mable Wilcox, husband John B. Foote, sister Dorothy Emiry(Lloyd); Leaving to mourn: nephew Wayne Emiry(Wendy) of Toronto, Ontario, niece Sherrie Lee Hillier(John) and their children Matthew and Nathan of Edmonton, Alberta, and nephew David Emiry (Tess) of Edmonton, Alberta; and brother-in-law Wilson H. Foote of Ottawa, Ontario; also, her home care worker Miriam Matthews (Leonard) of Grand Bank. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Friday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, December 6th at 2pm from Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Bank United Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

HARDING, Eileen
1923-2008

Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre on Sunday December 28, 2008, Eileen Harding of Creston North in her 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Kevin (Lenora) of Creston North; daughter Jeannette (Parviz) Zamzam of Marystown; son-in-law Con Fitzpatrick; 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Wesley, daughter Angela, and granddaughter Cheri-Lynn. Resting and Visitation to take place from White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown on Monday December 29 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm; and Tuesday December 30 from 10:00am - 12:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, and 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Funeral service to take place at the United Church in Creston North on Wednesday December 31, 2008 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Creston North. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

KETTLE, Isabelle Marie
1929-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Miller Centre in St. John's, NL on Saturday December 20, 2008, Isabelle Marie Kettle of St. Lawrence in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Kerry (Andrea) of St. Lawrence and Ken (Claudia) of Red Lake, Ontario; daughter Arlene (John) Hann of Mt. Pearl; brother Thomas Spearns of St. Lawrence; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by her husband Arthur (1968). Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Sunday December 21, 2008 from 7pm - 9pm (Family Only); and Monday December 22, 2008 from 12noon to 9pm. Prayer Vigil to take place on Monday December 22, 2008. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday December 23, 2008 at 3:30pm. Interment to follow at the Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Isabelle's memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

LEGROW, Reginald
(1916-2008)

Passed peacefully away at his home in Creston North, NL, on December 31, 2008, REGINALD LeGROW of Creston North, NL, in his 92nd year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 61 years, Effie, Sons Chester (Debbie), Robert (Linda), Tom (Heather), David (Wanda), daughters Phyllis Swyer and Betty Walsh (Jim); 8 Grandchildren Jim Swyer (Jody), Christopher Walsh (Jany), Cyndi McLean (Joe), Seanessey Walsh, Amy LeGrow (Glenn), Bryan LeGrow, Jessica LeGrow, and Jonathan LeGrow; 6 Great Grandchildren Rachael, Jacob, and Christopher Swyer, Logan and Tanner McLean, and Adyen Walsh; brother Matthew (Violet),sister Kathleen Flight (Frank); nieces and nephews, Legionnaires, and Lions Club members and a large circle of friends. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Thursday, January 01, (2pm - 4pm) (family) and (7pm - 9pm), Friday, January 02, (10am - 9pm), and Saturday, Jan. 03, (10am - 12pm). Funeral Service from Creston North United Church, Creston North, on Saturday, January 03, 2009 at 1 pm, with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Creston North. Donations in Reg's memory may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation, Burin, NL. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL

MILLER, Reginald Noah
(September 1, 1930 - December 24, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at Grand Bank Health Care on Wednesday December 24th 2008, REGINALD NOAH MILLER of Grand Bank age 78 years. Predeceased by parents Robert and Martha Miller; sister Bessie, and brother Herbert. He leaves to mourn: wife Marie, daughter Viola Sheppard of Bay L'argent, son Kevin (Cindy) at Brooks, Alberta, granddaughter Jayda Marie at Brooks, Alberta, grandsons Reginald (Cindy) at Fredericton NB. Gary (Yvonne) at Chamberlains, Philip (Tracy) at Bay L'argent, and great-grandchildren Joshua, Kaitlyn and Kile. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Bethel Pentecostal Church Grand Bank for public viewing on Thursday. Time and date of funeral service to be announced later. Donations in his memory may be made to Bethel Pentecostal Church Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

MOLLOY, Rene
1927-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex in St. John's on Thursday December 18, 2008, Rene Molloy of St. Lawrence in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Gary (Debbie) of Nova Scotia, and Ray (Gail) of Alberta; Daughters: Annette (Gary) Foote of Lewins Cove, Paula (Brian) Clarke of Torbay, and Geraldine Molloy of Ontario; sisters: Sarah Edwards of Lawn, Teresita McRay of Nova Scotia, and Helen (Gus) Tarrant of Ontario; brother Tom (Margaret) Molloy of St. Lawrence; sisters in law; Lucy (Bob) Murray of St. Lawrence, and Anna Bella (George) Budgell of Lamaline; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Madeline; parents Claude & Catherine; brother Sylvester; sister Sylvia; and parents in law William & Mary Maddigan. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Friday December 19 from 1pm to 10pm; Saturday December 20 all day; and Sunday December 21 all day. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Monday December 22, 2008 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Rene's memory donations may be made to a charity of ones choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca
"We lived together in happiness, We rest together in peace"

NURSE, Rudell G.
(November 10, 1924 - December 29, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care Center St. Lawrence on Monday December 29th 2008 Rudell G. Nurse of Grand Bank age 84 years. Predeceased by daughter Catherine, mother Florence Nurse, father George Nurse, brother's Frank and Winston Nurse. Leaving to mourn: wife Pearl, sister Annabelle Avery of St. John's, brother Edgar Nurse of Toronto,sister-in-law Bertha Strickland of St. John's, Niece Mary Goodyear - Lorne and Family of Mount Pearl, Niece Joyce Hiltz - Wendell and Family of Halifax and niece Catherine Drake of Burin; Stepsisters Bridgette Lundrigan - Eric and Family of Burin, Eleanor Lundrigan - George and Family of Burin, Nellie Drake and Family of Burin and Barbara Lundrigan and Family of Burin; Stepbrothers Joe Courage of Burin, Levi Courage - Una and Family of Burin, Stephen Courage - Emmaline and Family of Burin, Jacob Courage - Irene and Family of Alberta. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Tuesday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 2pm from Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. No flowers or donations by request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

PARSONS, Margaret Ann
(October 12, 1909 - December 25, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at her residence in Point May on Thursday December 25th 2008, Margaret Ann Parsons, age 99 years. Predeceased by parents Robert and Margaret Bonnell; husband Alfred and 2 daughters Nora and Elizabeth; Leaving to mourn: 7 daughters Bertha Bozec, Mary Ellen Hillier (Freeman), Selena Stacey (Ves), Florence Moore (Albert), Laura Drover (Victor), Sheila Cox (Leo), Marion Harris (David), 2 sons George R. Parsons (Gertie), Alfred Parsons (Ellen); 35 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at The Most Holy Rosary Church Point May on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday December 29th at 1pm. Interment to follow at The Most Holy Rosary Cemetery, Point May. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

PIKE, Margaret Mary
1919-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday December 20, 2008, Margaret Mary Pike of St. Lawrence, in her 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Edward (Nellie) of Gander; daughters Doris (Lionel) Pinksen of St. Lawrence, and Bernice Farrell of St. Lawrence; sisters Deanie (Gerard) O'Driscoll of Bay Bulls, and Marie Rennie of St. John's; brother Michael Slaney of St. Lawrence; sisters-in-law Blanche Slaney and Helen Slaney; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by her husband Abraham (1956); son Norman; brothers William, Julian and Agustine; sisters Monica Murphy and Nellie Fitzpatrick. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence on Sunday December 21 from 7pm to 9pm (Family Only); and Monday December 22 all day for the public. Funeral Service to take place from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday December 23, 2008 at 1:30pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Margaret's memory donations may be made to the Canadian Leprosy Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

SAMMS, Albert Lloyd
Date of Birth: July 10, 1927
Date of Death: December 28, 2008
Age: 81

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Sunday, December 28, 2008 Lloyd Samms of Port au Bras in his 81 years. Leaving to mourn sister Mary Margaret and husband Tom Locke; nephew David Gash; niece Margaret Flint all of Toronto; special friends Elizabeth and Tom Clarke of Port au Bras; Brent and Brandon Clarke, Bradley Clarke and fiancée Kim Keating of Burin Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Tuesday from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 9pm; Wednesday from 1pm to 5pm and from 7pm to 9pm. Donation in his memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras. Funeral service to take place from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras on Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 2:30 PM with interment following at St. Andrew's Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

SMITH, Andrew Ryan (Magiver)
1985-2008

Passed suddenly away in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Wednesday December 10, 2008, Andrew Ryan Smith also known as Magiver of Winterland in his 23rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving parents Barbara & Phillip Smith; girlfriend Jocelyn Dunsmore at Saskatoon, Sask.; sister Sherri (Allan) Dodge of Winterland; brothers Steven (Brenda) of Winterland, Heber (Cheri) of Medicine Hat, AB, and A.J. of Medicine Hat, AB; grandparents Alfred & Isabelle Jarvis; grandmother Theresa Smith; 2 special nephews Alex & Cole; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by grandfather John Smith. Resting and Visitation to take place from White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown on Tuesday December 16 from 7pm to 9pm for family only; and Wednesday December 17 from 10am to 9pm. Funeral Service to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Thursday December 18, 2008 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Winterland. In Andrew's memory donations may be made to the Smith Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life"

 

 

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