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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
February 2011

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.

 

BRENTON, Evelyn
Born On: 19/03/1923 Passed Away On: 23/02/2011
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on February 23, 2011, Evelyn Elsie Brenton of Burin age 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Henry and wife Trudy of Burin and Onslow and wife Maureen of St. John's; daughters Thelma Lundrigan and husband (Jerome) of Burin, Goldie and husband (Kerry Wiscombe) of Lewin's Cove, Brenda Parsons and husband Kevin of Corner Brook and Yvonne Joyce and husband Tony of NS; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother Harry Brown and wife Olive plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Morris Brenton. Cremation has taken place. Rev. Robert Peddle officiated Funeral Service from Serenity Funeral Home Chapel Burin on Saturday at 2PM with inurnment following at a later date. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BUNGAY, Justin Rex
(May 30, 1982 - February 9, 2011)

Passed away at Grand Bank on Wednesday February 9, 2011, Justin Rex Bungay of Grand Bank, age 28 years. Predeceased by Grandparents Archibald Bungay, Albert and Emily Snook. Leaving to mourn, Mother, Meta and Father Rex Bungay; Also sister Angela and (Steve) of Fortune; Special nieces Felicia and Carly, and nephew Chandler. Also a large circle of aunts and uncles and other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Saturday from 10 am - 12 pm (FAMILY ONLY); 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Sunday 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Monday at 2 pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the Family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

DOUGLAS, Garfield
(June 21, 1932 - February 10, 2011)
Passed away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Thursday, February 10, 2011, Garfield Douglas of Grand Bank, age 78 years. Predeceased by parents Isaac and Elizabeth Ann Douglas. Leaving to mourn: wife Eleanor; daughters Louise Stacey(Gerald) of Grand Bank, Melissa Douglas (Blair) of Richmond, Ontario; sons Calvin(Lorraine) of Grand Bank, Gary (Nina) of Mississauga, Ontario; 8 grandchildren; brother Ralph (Mae) of Grand Bank, sister Sarah Jane Hillier of Grand Bank. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Thursday from 7 pm - 9 pm (FAMILY ONLY), Friday and Saturday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Sunday at 2 pm from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. No Flowers by request.

DUCEY, Adrian
Born on: 17/12/1953
Passed away on: 08/02/2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ADRIAN J. DUCEY of Marystown announces his passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Tuesday February 8, 2011 at the age of 57. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son Andre Clarke of Marystown; sisters Sheila (Edwin) Whittle, Monica (Max) Prosser, Maureen (Robie) Ducey, Yvonne (Eric) Baker, and Rhonda (Paul) Standford; brothers Tim (Joan), Eugene (Gloria), Bernard (Angela), Howard (Dorothy), Bill (Kim), Greg (Mary Ann), Marlon, and Randy; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Timothy & Ada, brother Frank, and nephew Lionel. Funeral Mass took place on Friday February 11, 2011 at 1:00 pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Adrian's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

EDWARDS, George
Born On: 23/11/1950 Passed Away On: 20/02/2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late GEORGE S. EDWARDS of Marystown announces his passing at his home in Marystown on Sunday February 20, 2011 at the age of 60. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Evelyn of 11 years; sons Timmy (Julie) of St. John's, Louie of Marystown, Ryan (Jennifer) of St. John's, and William of Marystown; Daughters Cathy Edwards (Mark) of Gander, and Glenda Edwards (Curtis Miller) of Marystown; sisters Lucinda (Steve) Cole of Tennessee, Effie (Kenneth) Walsh of Marystown, and Ann Marie (Jerry) Squires of St. John's; brothers Glen (Stella) of Fortune, Tom (Margaret) of Fortune, Pete of Marystown, Gerard (Mona) of Deer Lake, and Brendan; 12 Grandchildren Christian, Cara, Johnathan, Brandon, Andrew, Tyler, Stephen, Cameron, Faith, Katherine, Emily, and Samatha; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents George & Sylvia Edwards, Daughter Peggy Edwards, and Aunt Deborah Edwards. Funeral Mass took place on Wednesday February 23, 2011 at 11:00am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In George's memory, donations may be made to the Edwards Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

EDWARDS, HOWARD T.
1937-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HOWARD T. EDWARDS of Marystown, formerly of Lawn, announces his passing at his residence in Marystown on Wednesday February 9, 2011 at the age of 73. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Julia of 52 years; Sons Howard (Ramona) of Little Bay, Austin (Trina Hynes) of Marystown, and Isadore (Bonnie) of Garnish; Daughter Joan (Roger) Marshall of Winterland; Sister Mary (Paul) Lambe of BC; 9 Grandchildren Julie, Kimberley, Austina, Cassandra, Suzanne, Dustin, Nicholas, Jeremy and Austin; 1 Great-Grandchild Kaitlyn; special mention Jessie & Roland Matthews of Fortune; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by his parents Isadore & Cecilia Edwards, Grandson Britt Joseph Edwards, Granddaughter Morgan, Sisters Isabelle Murphy, Ida Abbott, Lucy Isoner and Brother Mike Edwards. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday February 10th from 4pm-9pm; and Friday February 11th from 10am-9pm, where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday February 11, 2011 at 8:00 pm. Cremation to follow. In Howard's memory, donations may be made to the Heart Foundation. No Flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FAREWELL, George
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, on February 22, 2011, GEORGE BANDY FAREWELL, of Creston South, NL, in his 88th year. Leaving to mourn his, sons Charles (Verlie), Collins Cove, Cecil (Jess), Halifax, NS, William, Creston South, Austin, Creston South, Henry (Claudia), Marystown, daughters Elizabeth Murphy (Michael), Little Bay, Rona Legge, Marystown, Ruby Pardy (Rendell), Garnish, Nora Stapleton (Vince), Marystown, Florence Cleal, Alberta, Cindy Smith (Keith), Halifax, NS, Brenda Power, Marystown; 28 Grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his sons Wade & Henry, daughter Mavis, brothers Samuel and John Farewell, and sisters Vera Farewell, Martha Grandy and Isabel Farewell. Rev. Hubert F. Tucker conducted the Funeral Service at Calvary United Church, Creston South, on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 2:00 PM. Interment was at the United Church Cemetery in Creston South. In Bandy's memory, donations may be made to the Calvary United Church, Creston South. Pall bearers were George Edwards, Wayne Farewell, William Legge, Ronald Legge, Leonard Legge, and Mark Legge. To make online condolences, please visit our web site at www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca     Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South

JOHNSON, Mary
Born on: 04/10/1919
Passed away on: 13/02/2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY JOHNSON of Jacques Fontaine announces her passing at The Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank on Sunday February 13, 2011 at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Charles (Judy) of Labrador City, Frank (Marion) of Bathurst, NB, Jim (Wanda) of Labrador City, and David of Alberta; daughters Selina of Burin, Patsy (Gaetes) of Elliott Lake, ON, and Mary (Don) of Labrador City; 15 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Abram Johnson, son Stanley, daughter Laura, and grandchildren Jim and Laura. Funeral Service took place at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Jacques Fontaine on Thursday February 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Jacques Fontaine. In Mary`s memory, donations may be made to St. Paul`s Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MILES, HUBERT
1919-2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HUBERT MILES of Fortune announces his passing at The Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Friday February 18, 2011 at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Hilda of 63 years; Sons Stewart (Alma) of Fortune, Paul (Arlene) of Grand Falls, and Keith (Gerry) of Calgary; Daughters Dianne (George) Collier of Fortune and Brenda (David) Bungay of Grand Bank; Brother Wallace Miles of Pasadena; 7 Grandchildren; 5 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by his parents George & Eliza Ann Miles. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Saturday February 19th from 2pm - 4pm & 7pm - 9pm; and Sunday February 20th from 2pm - 4pm & 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Monday February 21, 2011 at 2:30pm from The United Church in Fortune. Interment to follow at The United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Hubert's memory, donations may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURPHY, Margaret
Born on: 27/12/1933
Passed away on: 05/02/2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARGARET H. MURPHY of Little Bay announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday February 5, 2011 at the age of 77. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Alphonsus (Sharon) of Fox Cove, and James (Wanda) of Little Bay; daughters Norma (John) Bradbury of Bay Roberts, Margaret Rose (Syl Edwards) of Lawn, Theresa (James) Dimmer of Fox Cove, and Susan (Charlie) Maher of St. John's; daughter in Law Philomena Murphy; sisters Mathilda Flynn of Ontario, Norma Dell of Texas, Joan Doucette of Alberta, Tina Shephard of Stephenville, Doris Barton of New Mexico, Brenda Hawkins of Ontario, Rose Navia of Ontario, and Karen Martin of Ontario; brother James K. Alexander of Ontario; 14 Grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Husband John Murphy, son John Jr. Murphy, granddaughter Cavelle Power, parents Richard & Isabella Alexander and brother William Alexander. Funeral Mass took place on Thursday February 10, 2011 at 10:30 am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Inurnment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Little Bay. In Margaret's memory, flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURRAY, RAY
1950-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late RAY MURRAY of Fort Saskatchewan, AB., formerly of Marystown, announces his passing at his home in Fort Saskatchewan, AB. on Thursday February 10, 2011 at the age of 60. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Sisters Bride Hennebury of Marystown, Esther Kean of Corner Brook, Mary Ledwith of Marystown, Margaret (Reginald) Isaacs of Grand Cashe, AB., Helen (Art) Fitzpatrick of Fort MacMurray, AB, and Vera (Rick) Miles of Mayor Thorpe, AB; Brothers Tom Murray (Friend Cathy) of Port Au Port, Joe (Pat) Murray of Oakville, ON., John (Mireille) Murray of Oakville, ON., Tim (Gladys) Murray of Marystown, Gord (Marjorie) Murray of Marystown, Mike (Norma) Murray of Marystown, Jim (Cathy) Murray of Marystown, Larry (Gladys) Murray of Marystown, and Gerard (Chantal) Murray of Fort Saskatchewan, AB; a large number of nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Wife Pat, Parents Michael & Loretta Murray, Brother Frank Murray and Sister Regina Brake. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday February 19th from 10am-9pm and Sunday February 20th from 2pm-9pm. Funeral Mass will take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church on Monday February 21, 2011 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Ray's memory, donations may be made to the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PARDY, Ethel
Born on: 05/10/1922
Passed away on: 22/01/2010

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Centre on Saturday, January 22, 2011 Mrs. Ethel Pardy of Harbour Mille, age 88 years. Predeceased by father and mother John and Emily Bungay; son Roger, son-in-law Onslow Baker, sisters Winnie and Shirley; Leaving to mourn: husband Jim, daughters Vivian Brady (Harry) of Fortune, Audrey of Harbour Mille, Ruth (Hiriam) of Winnipeg, Greta Miller of Grand Bank, son Carl (Aurine) of Harbour Shot, Nova Scotia, daughter-in-law Natalie Pardy of Courtice, Ontario; 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, brothers Curtis (Eleanor) of Burgeo, Charlie (Emily) of Little Bay East, Harvey (Ruby) of Indian Bay; sisters Marion Stone of Fortune, Myrtle Barnes of Fortune, Vida (Merrill) of Harbour Mille, also a circle of other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, January 25th at 2:00 pm from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille.

PIKE, Mary
Born On: 02/12/1935 Passed Away On: 25/02/2011

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on February 25, 2011, Evelyn Mary Pike of Lewin's Cove age 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Ches Kirby and wife Judy of Epworth; grandchildren Shawna Kirby of Calgary, Susan and husband Phonse Hanrahan of Epworth, Chesley Kirby of Clarenville and Jonathan Kirby (Karen) of St. John's; great grandson Jeffrey and great step grandson Matthew; sister Eva Tansley of Deer Lake; brother John Kirby of Epworth plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husbands George Clarke and William Pike, parents Earl and Lillian Kirby and brother Gerald Kirby. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral Service from Epworth United Church at 2 PM on Monday with interment following at United Church Cemetery. Pall Bearers were Lloyd Smith, Grant Kirby, Barry Kirby, Howard Manning, Charles Pike and Leroy Baker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.Serenityfh.com

ROWE, Mary
Born on: 09/09/1930
Passed away on: 07/02/2011

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY J. ROWE of St. John's, formally of Marystown, announces her passing at the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre in St. John's on Monday February 7, 2011 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sister Elsie Walsh; 5 sisters in law Evelyn and Sadie Reid, Blanche, Dot and Rita Rowe; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including special nephew Ralph Walsh, and special nieces Shirley Moulton, Theresa Baker, and Maureen Ressier. Pre-deceased by husband Ralph B. Rowe; parents Thomas & Jessie Reid; 2 brothers William and Emile Reid; 2 sisters Eileen Walsh and Theresa Kilfoy. Funeral Mass took place on Thursday February 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Mary's memory, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALTERS, Mary J.
(May 15, 1920 - February 27, 2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, on Sunday, February 27, 2011, Mary J. Walters of Grand Bank, age 90 years. Predeceased by parents Edward and Anna Rogers, husband Russell, and brothers William George Rogers and Chesley Rogers. Leaving to mourn: son Chesley (Barbara) of Halifax, Nova Scotia; 2 grandchildren Russell and Kathy; 2 great grandchildren Jacob and Jordan. Also, a circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Thursday at 2 pm from Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to United Church Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

Daily News, Robinson Blackmore Newspapers and Evening Telegram/The Telegram newspaper articles
used with permission of The Telegram and Transcontinental Atlantic Media Group G.P.

 

 

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