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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
February 2014

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.

 

BAKER, Veronica
(June 25, 1942 - February 20, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Veronica Baker of Harbour Mille announces her passing at her home on February 20, 2014, at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn sons Scott (Marlene) of Harbour Mille and Stuart (Donna) of Corner Brook; daughter Esther Farrell (Mike) of Moncton, NB; 6 grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Friday and Saturday from 1-4 PM. Memorial Service to take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille at a time and date to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BRUSHETT, JAMES JOSEPH
(1949-2014)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, in the presence of his loving family, on Saturday, February 8, 2014, JAMES JOSEPH BRUSHETT, of Marystown, at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters Alice Farrell (Ernest) of Mooring Cove, Elizabeth Pidgeon (John Joe) of Marystown, Kathleen Dober (Howard) of Marystown, Beatrice Barry (Kenneth) of Centerville, ON and adopted sister Debbie Harris (Edward) of Hant's Harbour, brother-in-law Patrick Farrell, sister-in-law Bridget Brake; plus a large number of nieces, nephews and special friends. He was predeceased by his parents James Joseph and Sarah Ann Brushett, sisters Selena Farrell and Julia Brake, brother Charles Brake, nephew Wayne Farrell, nieces Ann Marie Farrell and Alice Brake, brother-in-law George Brake. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Monday, February 10th, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, February 11th, 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 Wednesday, February 11th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to his family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

INKPEN, Harold
(October 25, 1931 - February 4, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Harold Inkpen of Lewin's Cove announces his passing at US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on February 4, 2014, at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn wife Beryl, sons Calvin Inkpen (Veronica) of Lewin's Cove, Terry Inkpen (Patsy) of Lewin's Cove, Learo Inkpen (Theresa) of Burin and Tony Inkpen of Lewin's Cove; daughters Karen Mayo (Reg) of Lewin's Cove, Vivian Courage (Howard) of Burin, Marilyn Tobin (George) of Burin and Burdetta Shea (Terry) of Marystown; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brothers Theodore Inkpen, Gilbert Inkpen (Linda), Levi Inkpen (Shirley) and Derek Inkpen (Elizabeth); Helen Hollett, Judy Wiscombe, Bernice Colbourne, Jackie Davis, Linda Inkpen, Sandra Bennett (Wallace), Agnes Kane (Michael) and Vera Inkpen plus a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Wednesday and Thursday from 1-9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from Hope United Church, Lewin's Cove at a time and date to be announced with interment following at United Cemetery, Lewin's Cove. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hope United Church, Lewin's Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

KEEPING, Chesley Boyd
(September 13, 1924 - February 17, 2014)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Monday February 17, 2014 Chesley Keeping of Grand Bank in his 89th year. Predeceased by parents George and Violet keeping, children Chesley and Lloyd, sisters Bertha Follett, Wanda Follett, and Charlotte Follett. Leaving to mourn; wife Ethel of 65 years. Sons Roy (Betty), Bert (Ruth), Boyde (Maureen), Dennis (Amanda), and daughter Elizabeth (Max). Seven grandchildren; Colin, Cameron, Candace, Brandon, Monica, Mya, and Madilynn. Four great grandchildren; Beau, Shane, Hannah, and Jared. Special niece Lorraine McDougall, and special nephew Ronnie Knapp. Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Tuesday February 18th 2 pm-4 pm (Family Only) public visitation 7 pm-9 pm, and on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 pm-4 pm and 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral service will take place on Friday February 21st at 2 pm from the Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery. No Flowers or donations by request of the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

MARSHALL, ESTHER DEBORAH
(1957-2014)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, on Friday, February 7, 2014, Esther Deborah Marshall (Baker), of Little Bay East, in her 56th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Wilson, sister Shirley (Jamie Flores) of Brampton, ON and Linda (Thomas Winsor) of Little Harbour East, brothers Howard Baker (Mazie) of Pool's Cove, Eric Baker (Yvonne) of Little Bay East, Leroy Baker of Harbour Mille, Edward Baker (Kim) of Little Bay East and Terrence Baker (Pauline) of St. Bernard's; 10 nieces, 3 nephews, special Aunt Esther and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Edward and Mary Baker and sister-in-law Judy. Resting and visitation will take place from Salem United Church in Little Bay East, on Saturday, February 8th, beginning at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 9th, all day and Monday, February 10th, all day. The Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, February 11th, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Salem United Church Cemetery in Little Bay East. In Esther's memory donations may be made to the Marshall Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MARTIN, Caroline
(January 11, 1932 - February 10, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Caroline Martin of Burin announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center February 10, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn son Wayne Dodge (Daphne) of Burin; grandsons Tommy (Heather) of Gypsum, Colorado and Tim of St. John's; great grandchildren Kennedie and Quade; 3 stepsons; sisters Mabel Hardiman (Ray) of Grand le pierre, Ester Stone of Grand le pierre and Sarah Dyke (Carl) of Gander plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husbands Thomas Dodge and Harold Martin; brother John Barnes and sister Rebecca Lace. Funeral Service will take place at a later time.

MATTHEWS, Garold
(July 24, 1943- February 17, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Garold Matthews of Burin announces his passing at the Health Science Centre on February 17, 2014, at the age of 70 years. Leaving to mourn wife Mercedes, sons Shawn (Rosella) and Calvin (Lindsay); daughter Karolyn ; mother-in-law Hannah Power; grandchildren Curtis, Jennifer, Jared, Mackenzie and Rory; brothers Ron (Lis), Lesley, Eugene (Melita); sisters Betty and Lorna plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Gertie and Roland Matthews and sister Ethel. Cremation has taken place. Visitation to take place Wednesday, February 19th from 10 AM to 9 PM. Memorial Service to take place from Serenity Chapel Thursday, February 20th at 11 AM.

MAYO, Myrena
(January 7, 1935-February 19, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Myrena Mayo announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on February 19, 2014, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn son Ray (Beatrice, mother of his children), daughter Jean (Wallace) of Creston; grandchildren Elaine (Junior), Paul (Karen), Tori and Tanner; great grandchildren Joshua, Cody, Paula, Jake, Ben and Noah; sisters Stella Farwell, Maisie Moulton and Mamie Sainsbury plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Harold, sisters Madge, Betty and Ada; brothers Eli, Sam and Frank. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Thursday and Friday from 10 AM - 9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from Faith and Hope Corps, Creston Saturday at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cancer Society or Faith and Hope Corps Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

MITCHELL, CHAD ALJE
(1983-2014)

Passed suddenly away, at home on Saturday, February 8, 2014, CHAD ALJE MITCHELL, age 30 years. Leaving to mourn his parents, Alje and Joanne Mitchell, brothers Christopher and Curtis, grandmother Frances, grandparents Mabel and Bill Mullins, aunts and uncles Victor Mitchell, Isabelle and Martin Hannam, Lisa and Angus MacLeod, David Mullins, Darrell (Arlene) Burford and Elaine Mullins (Jim); also a large circle of family and friends. Chad was predeceased by his grandfather Victor Mitchell. Resting at Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown, on Sunday, February 9, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday, February 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, on Tuesday, February 11, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Chad's memory may be made to Easter Seals. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURPHY, MATTHEW
(1938-2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MATTHEW MURPHY of Little Bay announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the age of 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Marion of 54 years; sons Matt Jr. (Cathy) of Little Bay, Ken (Shirley) of Little Bay, Bobby (Cathy) of Marystown and Luke (Tonia) of Little Bay; daughters Yvonne (John Price) of Little Bay, Anne Marie (Billy Murphy) of Little Bay and Corina (Walter Rennie) of Little Bay; sisters Betty (Bart) Walsh of Little Bay and Maggie Murphy of Little Bay; brothers Edward (Thelma) of Stephenville, James of Little Bay, Thomas (Velma) of Carmen, Manitoba, Alphonsus (Margaret) of Little Bay and Eugene of St. John's; 13 grandchildren Bradley, Rodney, Cynthia, Joshua, Dana, Thomas, Christopher, Scott, Cole, Mark, Nicholas, Brandon and Halie; great-granddaughter - Isabella; brother-in- law Peter Kilfoy of Little Bay; sister-in-law Violet Murphy of Spanish Room; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Alphonsus and Elizabeth Murphy; brothers John and Ignatius; sister Monnie; sisters-in-law Juanita Kilfoy, Priscilla and Margaret Murphy. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Friday, February 28, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, March 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 2, 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 Monday, March 3, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In Matthew's memory flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PITMAN, ELLA VICTORIA
(1917-2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ELLA VICTORIA PITMAN of St. Lawrence announce her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the age of 96. Predeceased by her husband John; sisters Jessie, Ivy, and Christie; and brothers Lewis, Bert, Reg, and Max. Left to celebrate her life are her children Cyrus (Mary), Carolyn (Randell Edwards), and Frank (Cathy); her sisters Joyce, Anna, and Vera; her brothers Robert, Leo, Tom, Lowell, Forsey, and Edwin; her sister-in-law Bernice; her grandchildren John, Paul, Stephen, Cathy, Renée, Clinton, David, Grant, and Laura; her great-grandchildren Maggie, Thomas, Harry, James, Ella, Annabelle, Vivian, and Meika; as well as a large circle of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. A prayer service and reflection will take at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence, on Saturday, February 22nd at 7:30 p.m. A service of thanksgiving will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence. A memorial fund will be established to honour her memory at St. Matthew's Church, St. Lawrence. Cremation has already taken place at her request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

STACEY, ELIZABETH LEONA
(1940-2014)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. Johns, NL, on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, ELIZABETH LEONA STACEY, of Marystown, NL, in her 73rd year. Leaving to mourn her loving son Carlson, Marystown, daughters Marie Coady (Alex), Marystown, Leona Rose (Clyde), Burin, Alberta Mitchell (Victor), Marystown, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; brother Harold Brewer (Mary), Nova Scotia, sisters Margaret Madden (Raymond), Ottawa, ON, Carrie May Noseworthy, Burin, sons in law Andrew Kilfoy, Marystown, Walter Chow, Nova Scotia and Leo Crews, Fortune; and a large number relatives and friends Leona is predeceased by her husband Ambrose, daughters Christine and Michelle, and sister Louise. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 from 2 - 4 pm (family only) and 7 - 9 pm, and Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Calvary United Church, Creston South, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Creston South. No flowers by the request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

STEWART, PRISCEILLA
(1929-2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PRISCEILLA STEWART of Rushoon announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Monday, February 3, 2014, at the age of 84. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Gerard (Lucy) of Marystown, Cyril (Bernadette) of Placentia, daughters Margaret Hackett (Bill) of St. Bernard's, Jessie Cheeseman (Joe) of Toronto and Carmel Kerrivan (Paul) of Marystown, sister Myra Pardy (Richard), brothers Jack Hynes (Dottie) and Stephen Hynes (Mildred), 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband John; parents Steven and Geraldine Hynes, brothers Joseph, Chesley and Kevin; sisters Sarah, Gladys, Dorothy and Jessie. Resting and visitation will take place from Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Tuesday, February 4, beginning at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, all day and Thursday, February 6, all day. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, February 7, at a time to be announced. Interment will follow at Christ the King Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. In Prisceilla'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, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

TAYLOR, Rita
(April 13, 1924 - February 13, 2014)

It is with great sadness the family of Rita Taylor of Port au Bras announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on February 13 at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn sons Bill (Patsy) of Mortier, Ern (Rosalind) of Burin, Jack (Jen) of Black Duck Cove, Dave (Daphne) of Port au Bras, Wayne (Angela) of Lewin's Cove and Hughie (Joanne) of Brooks, AB; daughters Sylvia Keating of Burin, Florence Dodge (Tom) of Ontario, Phyllis (Morley) of Lewin's Cove and Elaine Brushett of Corner Brook; 34 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sisters Blanche Myles and Becky Inkpen; brother Samuel Green plus and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Charles and daughter Blanche. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras at a time and date to be announced. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Andrew's Anglican Cemetery or flowers gratefully accepted.

TURPIN, NADINE P.
(1960-2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late NADINE P. TURPIN of St. Lawrence announces her passing at her home in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters Priscilla Briand of St. Pierre, Sybil Turpin of Big Salmonier, Ursula Hickey (Arne Iversen) of St. Lawrence, Ann Marie Turpin of St. Lawrence, and Myra (Eddie) Kelly of St. Lawrence; brothers Phil Turpin of St. Lawrence, Ernest (Anne Marie) Turpin of St. Lawrence, Bert (Viola) Turpin of St. Lawrence, Pat (Joan) Turpin of St. Lawrence, and Joe (Dorothy) Turpin of Lewins Cove; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Myra and Louie Turpin and brother Louie Turpin. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Monday, February 24th, from 7 pm - 9 pm; Tuesday, February 25th from 10 am - 4 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Nadine's memory donations may be made to The Caring Fund - U.S. Memorial, St. Lawrence. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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