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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
December 2017

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.

 

BANFIELD, MELVIN STEPHEN
Passed away at his residence in Bay L'argent, NL, on Friday, December 22, 2017, MELVIN STEPHEN BANFIELD of Bay L'argent in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son Barry (Daphne), Bay L'argent, daughters Joan Banfield (Ernest), Bay L'argent, Cindy Fewer (Howard), Bay L'argent; 4 grandchildren, Christa, Rodney, Colton, and Stephen; 5 great-grandchildren, Carter, Carlie, Landon, Ryan, and Brendan; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Melvin is predeceased by his parents Neil and Hettie Banfield, wife Edith, and brother Bertram. Cremation will take place. Visitation will take place at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'argent, on a date and time to be announced. The funeral service will be held on a date and time to be announced at St. Hilda's Anglican Church. Inurnment will follow at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery, Bay L'argent. In Melvin' memory donations may be made to St. Hilda's Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. Online condolences can be made at www.peninsulafh.ca

BOLT, CARL
It is with deep regret and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, Uncle and Nephew, Carl Bolt, formerly of Grand Le Pierre, NL. Predeceased by his father, William J. Bolt; brothers, Kevin and Paul; grand-daughter, Sophia and nephew, Clayton. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his son, Adrian (grandson, Kane); mother, Meta; siblings, Gerald (Regina), Ivan (Mary), Sharon, Herman (Sherri), Darryl (Martha), Dion (Daniel); aunts, Elizabeth, and Caroline (Charles) and uncle, Charles (Mary) as well as 19 cherished nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, at Carl's request. Funeral service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with a reception to follow.

BRUSHELL, PASTOR CHARLES JOHN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PASTOR CHARLES JOHN BRUSHETT of Creston South, announce his peaceful passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the age of 55. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife, Pauline of 28 years; mother, Albertha Lambe; mother-in-law, Ruth Lawrence; sister, Allison (Paul) Holloway; brothers, Leonard (Peggy) Brushett; David Brushett; Travis Lambe; fur baby, Kippy; plus a large circle of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Charles Brushett; infant brother, Gerald Norman Brushett; stepfathers, Joseph Lambe & Roger McPhee; father-in-law, Samuel George Smith; grandparents, Douglas & Victoria Brushett and John George & Rosella Mayo; uncle, Jack Mayo; aunts, Jessie Hodder & Elsie Kavanagh. The Brushett Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Saturday, December 9th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, December 10th, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Monday, December 10th, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Creston North on Tuesday, December 12th, 1:30 p.m. Cremation will follow. In John's memory donations may be made to the Brushett Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

CUMBEN, WILLIAM THOMAS
It is with great sadness the family of William Thomas Cumben of Grand Bank announces his passing at Blue Crest Nursing Home Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 59 years Beatrice Meta Cumben; son Tom (Della) of Grand Bank; daughter Doris (Jerry) of Too Good Arm; grandchildren Kimberley (Jordan) of Brooks, AB and Michael (Gina) of St. John's; great grandchildren Hunter and Rylee; special fur baby Tucker; sisters Freda (Norm) of Grand Bank and Sarah of Gander; sisters-in-law Julia (Jake) of Grand Bank, Phyllis (Ray) of Marystown, Edna (Ern) of Frenchmen's Cove and Eloise of Winterland; brother-in-law Lorne (Ann) of Winterland; residents and staff of Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank plus a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Salvation Army Citadel tonight, December 18th at 7PM Family Only. Public Visitation Tuesday 1-4PM and 7-9PM. Funeral Service to take place from Salvation Army Citadel, Wednesday, December 20th at 2PM with interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. No flowers by requested. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "Because We Care."

DENTY, GREGORY
It is with great sadness that the family of Gregory Denty of Boat Harbour announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on December 7, 2017, at the age of 45 years. Leaving to mourn loving wife Angela; children Cody and Ashley; parents Earl and Della Elliott; sisters Dawn Smith (Glenn), Laura Elliott (Randy) and Marcia Elliott (Geremy); parents-in-law Wallace and Susanne Bungay; sister-in-law Janice Bungay; brother-in-law Max Bungay (Julie); 9 nephews; 1 niece plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by grandparents Gordon and Caroline Denty and Grandmother Elliott. Resting at United Church, Boat Harbour on Sunday, December 10th from 2-9PM. Donations in Gregory's memory may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral service to take place from United Church, Boat Harbour on Monday, December 11th at 2:30 with cremation to follow.

GRANDY, EARL SHERMAN
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL on Friday, December 8, 2017, EARL SHERMAN GRANDY of Garnish, NL, in his 81st year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Almeda, sons Sherman (Caroline), Kitchener, ON, Jason (Cleo), Thompson, MB, and daughter Mary Lynn Newport (Tony), Ajax, ON; 8 grandchildren; brother Curtis, Halifax, NS, sister Betty Abbott (Ray), Marystown, NL; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Earl is predeceased by his parents Fred and Alice Grandy, brothers Howard, Ronald, Douglas, and Willis, sisters Wavy, Dinah, and Marvis. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, from 3 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm, and Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 from 2 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish, on and date and time to be announced with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Garnish. No flowers at the request of the family. Donations in Earl's memory may be made to the Chemo Unit at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre or the Salvation Army, Garnish. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South Online condolences can be made at www.peninsulafh.ca

HOLLETT, STELLA
It is with great sadness the family of Stella Hollett of Burin announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on December 8, 2017, at the age of 85 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Terry (Betty) of Gander and Craig (Joan) of St. John's; grandchildren Amanda Broderick (Jordan) and Stephanie Blandford (Garrett); great grandchildren Axel and Sawyer Broderick; sister Greta Tarrant (Harry) and brother Lou Fizzard (Helena) of St. John's plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Wayne and brother Eugene Mitchell and wife Georgie. Visitation Saturday, December 9th for family only 2-4PM. Family will be accepting visitors Sunday from 2-9PM. Donations in her memory may be made to Zion United Church, Collin's Cove. Funeral Service to take place from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove Monday, December 11th at 10:30AM with interment following at United Church Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

HYNES, WILLIAM "JACK"
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------WILLIAM "JACK" HYNES of St. Bernard's announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Dottie of 23 years; daughter, Geraldine Hynes of St. Bernard's; special nephew, Johnny Hynes of CBS; sister, Myra Pardy (Richard) of St. Bernard's; mother-in-law, Annie Hynes of St. Bernard's; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Stephen & Geraldine Hynes; brothers, Joe, Ches, Kev & Stephen; sisters, Jessie, Sarah, Gladys & Dorothy. The Hynes Family will be accepting visitors at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on Friday, December 22nd, beginning at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, December 23rd, all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Sunday, December 24th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

JENKINS, HILDA
It is with great sadness that the family of the late HILDA JENKINS of Grand Le Pierre, announce her peaceful passing in her 81st year, at the Health Science Centre in St John's, NL on Friday, December 1, 2017. Predeceased by father, Charles Fizzard, mother and step-father, Julia and Jacob Barnes, and brother-in-law, Andrew Bolt. Leaving to mourn partner, John Fizzard; brother, Roland Fizzard (Evelyn); sister, Jessie Bolt; nieces, nephews and special friends and caregivers, Marlene Fizzard and Marilyn Hynes, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Marlene Fizzard and Marilyn Hynes for their loving care and kindness. We would also like to thank the Staff of 5 North A at the Health Sciences Centre for their compassionate care during her illness. A private family visitation will be held on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown. The funeral service will take place at St. Thomas' Anglican Church in Grand Le Pierre, on Monday, December 4th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In lieu of flowers the family would ask that donations in lieu of flowers the family would ask that donations be made to the Kidney Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

KING, SUSIE ROSE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late SUSIE ROSE KING of Fortune announces her passing at the Agnes Pratt Home in St. John's on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the age of 99. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Thomas King (Effie) of St. John's, Robert King of Mexico; daughters, Mary Mullins of Fortune, Anne Freeborn (Eric) of St. John's, Margaret Forsey (Lloyd) of Mount Pearl, Janie Thornhill (Ronald) of St. John's; sisters, Dorothy & Eleanor; brothers, Jack, Phil & Ches Spencer; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas King; granddaughter, Marina Day; brother, Bill Spencer; son-in-law, Graham Mullins. The King Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune on Friday, December 8th, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the United Church in Fortune on Saturday, December 9th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Rose's memory donations may be made to The King Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LOVELL, CAROLINE M.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------CAROLINE M. LOVELL of Lamaline announces her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Friday, December 22, 2017, at the age of 59. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Wayne of 35 years; son, Mitchell (Chantal) Lovell of St. John's; daughters, Marie (Ryan) McGrath of Paradise, and Monica Lovell (Glen Martin) of Paradise; grandchildren, Mia & Kylie; parents, Roy & Rosella King; sisters, Sheila, Jackie and Vanessa; brothers, Roy, Sherman and Lawrence; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Brian; parents-in-law, James & Gertrude Lovell; brother-in-law, Edgar; and sister-in-law, Mary. The Lovell Family will be accepting visitors at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Lamaline on Sunday, December 24th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Monday, December 25th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; from where the Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, December 26th, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery in Lamaline. In Caroline's memory donations may be made to The Lovell Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

MILLER, SIDNEY THOMAS
It is with great sadness that the family of the late SIDNEY THOMAS MILLER of Glovertown, formerly of Grand Bank) announces his passing at his home in Glovertown on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Amelia of 56 years; son, Glenn Miller (Andrea) of South Carolina; daughters, Sherry Palmer (Neil) of Waterloo, ON, Denise Purchase (Jeff) of Waterloo, ON, Kimberley Miller (Rob) of Kingston, ON; sisters, Mildred, Alfreda, Viola, Georgina, Florence & Bessie; brother, Simeon; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Abraham & Georgina Miller; brothers, John & Max; sister, Lorraine; nephews, Wayne & Jerry. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. In Sidney's memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula SPCA. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

SPENCER, LEE
It is with great sadness that the family of Lee Spencer of Burin announces his sudden passing at Paradise at the age of 66 years of age. Leaving to mourn wife Doreen; daughters Tonya Spencer (Jonny Loveless) of Paradise and Leann Northcott (Corwin) of Paradise; grandchildren Kegan, Kenzie, Spencer and Mckenna; brother Arch (Margaret) of Marystown; sisters Sadie Kelly (Kevin) of Marystown, Joan Power of Marystown and Sharon Walsh of Marystown plus a big circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Vince and Mary Ann; brother Vincent; sister Regina and Catherine and parents-in-law Stan and Pauline Riggs. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Tuesday 11AM to 9PM. In keeping with Lee's wishes cremation will take place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

SYMES, STANLEY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late STANLEY SYMES of Fortune Bank announce his passing at the Dr. S. Beckley Health Care Centre in Grand Bank, on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife, Miriam of 65 years; Son: Stanley Symes (Shelley) of Fortune; Daughters: Mildred Parsons (Patrick) of Fortune, Eileen Strickland (Howard) of Point May, and Linda Dinn (Craig) of Fortune; Brother: Arthur Symes (Elizabeth) of Fortune; 7 Grandchildren : Cynthia Slaney, Theresa Strickland, Paddy Parsons, Derick Parsons, Bradley Symes, Mackenzie Dinn, and Carter Dinn; 8 Great-Grandchildren: Christina Pye, Jonah Slaney, Bre-ann Thorkelson, Kelsey Banfield, Logan Thorkelson, Bridget Symes, Callie Symes, Oaklynn Symes. Predeceased by Father: George Symes; Mother: Elizabeth Warren; Beloved Grandson: Matthew Symes; Brothers: Nicholas Symes and Reg Symes; Sister: Phyllis Prosser. Resting and visitation will take place from All Saints Anglican Church Chapel in Fortune on Friday, December 15th from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 16th from 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral to take place from All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune on Sunday, December 17th , at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at All Saints Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In Stanley's memory donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Church - Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

 

 

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