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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
February 2009

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.

 

BEAZLEY, Marilyn
Date of Birth: April 08, 1944
Date of Death: February 03, 2009 Age: 64

Passed peacefully away at her residence, Burin Bay Arm on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Marilyn Beazley of Burin Bay Arm in her 64th year. Leaving to mourn husband James Beazley of Burin Bay Arm; mother Dorothy Brewer; sons Terry Beazley and wife June of Killarney, MB and David Beazley and wife Pauline of Epworth; daughter Lona Beazley and wife Jes Foote of Winnipeg, MB; sister Judy and husband Ches Kirby; brothers Larry Brewer and wife Monnie and Don Brewer and wife Brenda plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father Dave Brewer and daughter Shawna Lynn. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Epworth United Cemetery Fund. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm and Thursday from 2pm to 6pm and 7pm to 9pm. Funeral service to take place on Friday at 2pm from United Church, Epworth with interment following at Epworth United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE." To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

DOUGLAS, John James
(October 7, 1916 - February 18, 2009)

Passed peacefully away on February 18, 2009, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center, John Douglas of Grand Bank in his 92nd year. Predeceased by parents George and Elizabeth Douglas, wife Blanche, and brothers Leslie and Fred. Leaving to mourn: sons Stephen (Gloria) of Garnish, and Fred (Sandra) of CBS, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two sisters Blanche (Cecil) Pike of South Dildo, and Georgie Maud Thorne of St. John's, sisters-in-law Ada Douglas of Grand Bank, Martha Douglas of St. John's, and Irene Dominaux of Fortune; special home care workers Judy, Betty and Michelle. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Thursday from 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm, and on Friday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral service will take place on Saturday at 2pm from Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

FOLLETT, Lillian G.
January 29, 1924 - February 14, 2009

Passed peacefully away February 14, 2009 at the Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank, Lillian G. Follett in her 85th year. Predeceased by husband Charles, father and mother, Walter and Elizabeth Patten, great grandson Ryan Follett, sister Jane Lake, sister and brother-in-law Effie and Pierce Elliott, sister-in-law Freda Woolridge, brothers-in-law Harold Seaton, Albert Follett, Frazer Follett, Wilfred Follett and Munroe Thistle, nephews Gary Follett and Wilfred Follett (Jr). Leaving to morn their loss, son George (Sharon), son Frank (Patricia) daughter Joan Miller (Wilfred), son Harold (Maxine) son Charlie (friend Sherry), sister Mary, brother Frank (Jessie), sister Bessie Combden (George), brother-in-law Hedley Lake, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Blanche and Harvey Banfield, brother-in-law Freeman Woolridge, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Evelyn Follett, sisters-in-law Gwen Follett, Mildred Thistle and Hattie Follett. She also leaves to morn 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 12 nephews, 11 nieces as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Visiting hours are Saturday 2:00 - 4:00; 7:00 - 9:00; Sunday 10:00 - 12:00; 2:00 - 16:00 and 7:00 - 9:00. Funeral to take place on Monday 2:00 PM from the Grand Bank United Church with interment to follow at the Grand Bank United Church Cemetery. Donations can be made in her memory to the Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund.Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank "Where dedicated people care"

HOSKINS, Elizabeth Sarah
(May 26, 1942 - February 14, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Home Grand Bank on Saturday, February 14th, Elizabeth Sarah Hoskins of Fortune, age 66 years. Leaving to mourn: husband Adonis Hoskins, 6 children Laurita Anthony, Susan Jacque, Jane Gould, Clyde Mitchell, Lily Rideout and Clayton Mitchell; 13 grandchildren; also a circle of other relatives and friends.Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Sunday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Remains will be transported to Makkovik Labrador for burial. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

KELLY, Gary
Date of Birth: April 13, 1958
Date of Death: February 01, 2009 Age: 50

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday, February 1st, 2009 Gary Kelly of Burin in his 50th year. Leaving to mourn brothers Bill and wife Myrtle of Burin, Harvey and Lois of Norman's Cove, Randy and wife Wanda of Burin; sisters Kay Pond of St. John's, Shirley Brown of Burin, Loraine and husband Gerald Coady of Burin plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Iza and William; sisters Marie and brother Jerry. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Monday from 10am to 10pm, Tuesday from 10am to 10pm. Funeral service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Wednesday at 2pm with interment to follow at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. Donations in his memory to the family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, "WE CARE." To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

LaFOSSE, Freeman
1923-2009
White Dove Funeral Home

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday February 16, 2009, Freeman LaFosse of Marystown, formerly of Fortune, in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Margaret; sons Glen (Leslie) of Halifax, Guy (Valarie) of Calgary, AB and Darrell (Michelle) of Grand Bank; daughters Leah (Arthur) Durnford of Moncton, NB, Shirley (Alex) Durnford of Halifax, NS, Joan (Wilson) Osmond of Port aux Basques, Audrey (Charlie) Follett of Grand Bank, Julie (Robert) Wells of Marystown, Brenda (Nelson) Keeping of Brooks, AB, and Darlene (Frank) Blagdon of Marystown; brother John LaFosse of St. John's; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by wife Annie; grandson Marvin; mother Maggie May; father William; uncle Robert and aunt Elizabeth LaFosse; and sister Alma Leyte. Resting and Visitation to take place from White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown on Tuesday February 17, 2009 from 10am - 9pm. On Wednesday February 18, 2009 resting and visitation to take place from All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Service to take place at All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune on Thursday February 19, 2009 at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In Freeman's memory donations may be made to the All Saints Anglican Cemetery Fund in Fortune. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

PARDY, Eli
(1922-2009)

Passed peacefully away at U.S. Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on February 21st, 2009, ELI PARDY, of Harbour Mille, in his 87th Year. Leaving to mourn his loving sons Archibald (Alice), Marystown, Carl (Rita), Marystown, David (Frances), British Columbia, Winston (Jackie), Alberta, Eric (Kathleen),daughter Rose, (Winston Thornhill), Alberta, daughter in law Jessie, Marystown; Brother Freeman Pardy, Harbour Mille; 23 Grandchildren and 26 Great Grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Gertrude and son Earl. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Sunday, February 22, (4pm - 9pm), Monday, February 23, (2pm - 9pm), and Wednesday, February 24 (2 PM - 9 PM). Funeral Service from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille, on Thursday, February 25, 2009 at 2 pm, with interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Harbour Mille. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South

POWER, George Joseph
1919-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday February 23, 2009, George Joseph Power of St. Bernard's in his 89th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons: Roger (Jessie) of Jacques Fountaine, Reg (Bernadette) of Southern Harbour, Carl (Betty) of St. Bernard's, David (Norma) of St. Bernard's, George Jr. (Charlene) of St. Bernard's and Vic (Diana) of St. Bernard's; daughters Louise (Walter) Banfield of St. Bernard's and Sharon (Wayne) Bennett of St. Georges; George (Marjorie) Hynes of Marystown; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by wife Bridget (Bride), daughter Theresa White, 4 brothers, and 1 sister. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on Tuesday February 24, 2009 from 11am - 9pm and Wednesday February 25, 2009 from 10am - 9pm. Prayer Vigil to take place on Wednesday February 26, 2009 at 4:00pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on Thursday February 26, 2009 at 11:00am. Cremation to follow with inurnment to take place on Saturday February 28, 2009 at 10:00am at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernards. In his memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

SPENCER, Sheila Una
1948-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday February 9, 2009, Sheila Una Spencer of Marystown in her 60th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Vincent; sons Daniel (Peggy) of Clarenville, and Glen (Susann) of Ottawa, ON; daughters Mary Spencer of Marystown, and Connie (Eric) Foote of Marystown; sister Anna (Alfred) Rose of Marystown; brothers Anthony (Cathy) Brake, Jerome (Mary) Brake, Daniel (Phyllis) Brake, Peter (Mary) Fitzpatrick, Adrian (Mary) Fitzpatrick, and Richard Fitzpatrick; 5 grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Daniel & Alice Brake, sister Francis Pittman and brother Kevin Brake. Resting and Visitation taking place from White Dove Funeral Homes in Marystown for the family only on Tuesday February 10, 2009. Funeral Mass to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Wednesday February 11, 2009 at 2:00pm. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

THORNHILL, Marjorie
(1922-2009)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank, on February 09, 2009, MARJORIE THORNHILL, of Little Bay East, NL, in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Winston (Rose), Alberta, Baxter (Clara), Little Bay East, Eddie (Doreen), Little Bay East, Tony (Linda), Nova Scotia, Ron (Darlene), Winterland, daughters Rose Brushett, Jacques Fountaine, Cora Scott (Clyde), Little Bay East; sisters Rebecca Wells, Marystown, and Hettie Baker, Harbour Mille; 22 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren, 2 Great Great Grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by Husband James, sons Randy and Harry, Grandsons Kevin and Steven, sister Sylvia and Son in Law Harold Brushett. Resting at Salem United Church, Little Bay East, NL on Tuesday, February 10 (from 3 PM) Wednesday, February 11 (All Day), and on Thursday, February 12 (10am - 12:30pm). Funeral service from Salem United Church, Little Bay East at 2:30 PM on Thursday, February 12, 2009, with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Little Bay East, NL.Donations in Marjorie's memory, may be made to Salem United Church, or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South

WHITE, Paula
Date of Birth: June 05, 1964
Date of Death: February 11, 2009 Age: 44

Passed peacefully away at her residence, Marystown on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 Paula White of Marystown in her 44th year. Leaving to mourn husband Gary; parents Gwen and Paul Hollett of Epworth; daughter Alexandra; sisters Gail (Sylvain) Perron of Quebec, Cathy Hollett of St. John's; brothers Dan (Marlene) Hollett of NB and James (Deana) Hollett of AB; mother-in-law Mary White; sisters-in-law Theresa (Ignatius) Bowen, Irene (Michael) Bonia, Eileen Bowen and Patricia (Gary) Gibbons all from St. Mary's plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin from Wednesday 2pm to 10pm and on Thursday and Friday from 10am to 10pm Funeral mass to take place on Saturday at 10am from Sacred Heart Parish, Marystown with interment following at United Cemetery, Epworth. Donations in her memory may be made to the family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE." To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

YONGE,Stephen and Clotilda
Passed peacefully away on Dec. 09, 2008 at York View Life Centre, Toronto, ON, Stephen Henry Younge, formerly of Marystown. Also, passed peacefully away on Feb. 25, 2009 at York View Life Centre, Toronto, ON, Clotilda Frances Younge (Hanrahan), formerly of Marystown. Leaving to mourn daughters Martha (Rex), Lorena (Arch), Jackie (Larry), Isabel (David), and sons Albert (Wanda), and Raymond (Manuella); grandchildren Corey and Stacey Hickey, Kerry Senior, Melissa Amanda, and Ashley Younge, David Michael Murphy, Robert & Jennifer Walton, Kayla Madeline & Valerie Younge; Great Grandchildren Alicia and Eric Sussi, and Darcy Hickey. Also a number of brothers and sisters of both of them. Predeceased by 5 year old son, Kevin Stanley Younge. Cremation has taken place in Ontario. A funeral service will be held at Marystown Salvation Army Faith and Hope Corp in Creston South on August 17, 2009 at 1 PM. Inurnment will follow at the Faith and Hope Corp cemetery in Creston South. Refreshments will follow at the church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL

 

 

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