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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
February 2015

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.

 

AYRES, GARY JEROME (1965-2015) It is with great sadness that the family of the late GARY AYRES of Fortune announces his passing at the Grand Bank Health Care Centre in Grand Bank, on Friday, February 20, 2015, at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters, Sharon Ayres of St. John's and Ella Ayres of Marystown; brothers, Willis Ayres (Cecilia) of North Sydney, Robert Ayres (Laura) of Fortune, Travis Ayres (Denine) of Grand Falls and Jody Ayres (Kayla) of Fortune; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Eli and Irene Ayres; brothers, Cecil and Barry. Resting and visitation will take place from All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday, February 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; from where the Funeral Service will take place on Monday, February 23, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at All Saints Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In Gary's memory donations may be made to the Ayres Family.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BARRY, RITA M.
(1922-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late RITA BARRY of Jean de Baie announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Donald Barry of Jean de Baie and Dermot Barry (Anne) of Creston South; daughter, Genevieve (Bernard Rowlands) of Jean de Baie; sisters, Dorothy Molloy of Jean de Baie, Philomena Hackett of Corner Brook, Stella (Pius) Young of St. George's, Helen (Isadore) Fitzpatrick of Jean de Baie, Lenora (Kevin) Harding of Creston North and Rose (Martin) Hannam of Jean de Baie; brother-in-law, Wally White of Corner Brook; sister-in-law, Florence O'Keefe of Jean de Baie; 6 grandchildren, Sharon, Betty, Sandra, Donny, Calvin AND Dale; 8 great-grandchildren, Jamie, Kyle, Rebecca, James, Shea, Braxton, Anna and Ashton; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, James Barry; parents, William and Mary O'Keefe; grandchildren, Theresa Barry and Darren Barry; brothers, Jerome and Paddy O'Keefe; sisters, Katie White, Genevieve McCarthy and Mary White. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Thursday, February 5, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, February 6, 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 Saturday, February 7, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Cemetery in Jean de Baie. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BROWN, Nina Lillian
(April 28, 1930 - February 12, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of Nina Brown of Burin announces her passing on February 12, 2015, at the Long Term Care Center, St. John's at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn son Wayne (Christine) of Burin and daughter Ruby Stevenson (Robert Louis) of Outer Cove; grandchildren Brent, Perry, Justin and Robyn; 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by husband Harold; brothers Jack and Fred Moulton and sisters Phyllis and Ann. Dates and time of funeral and visitation to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

COOMBS, Dora
(September 18, 1946 - February 4, 2015)

Surrounded by immediate family after a short battle with cancer Dora Coombs a Grand Bank resident passed away at Burin Hospital, February 4, 2015. Surviving are beloved husband William of 51 years, daughters Debra (Clinton) Grandy, Joanne (Dan) Thornhill and son Bradford. Grandchildren Kirk, Colton, Kira, Kyle, and Caitlyn. As Dora's request Cremation has taken place. Dora will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

DOMINAUX, MARY BEATRICE ANNIE
(1933-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY BEATRICE ANNIE DOMINAUX of Grand Le Pierre announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Calvin (Doreen Kearley) of Grand Le Pierre, Richard (Michelle) of Grand Le Pierre and Jeffrey (Marlene) of Grand Le Pierre; daughters, Barbara (Terry Hodder) of St. Bernard's, Pansy (Kevin Hynes) of Grand Le Pierre, Trudy (Cyril Hickey) of Medicine Hat, AB, Tanya (Maxwell Hickey) of Grand Le Pierre and Nancy Dominaux (Brad Lawlor) of Paradise; sisters, Rosemary Fizzard of Grand Le Pierre, Lorraine (Michael) Price of Grand Bank, Effie Hickey of Grand Le Pierre and Nina Gallant of Sackville, NS; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Cecil Thomas Dominaux; parents, Jessie and Edward Kearley; sisters, Hilda Evans and Marjorie Kearley; brothers, Joseph and Thomas Kearley. Cremation has taken place. The funeral service will take place on a date and time to be announced. Inurnment will follow at St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In Annie's memory flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

EDWARDS, ESTHER J.
1919-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ESTHER J. EDWARDS of Lawn announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Friday, February 6th, 2015, at the age of 95. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Manual (Bernice) of Lawn, Vince (Clara) of Ontario, Jim (Diane) of Lawn and Bill (Corrina) of St. John's; daughters, Anna Haby of Lawn, Julia (Robert) Slaney of St. Lawrence, Beatrice (Hiran) Reeves of Saskatchewan, Mary (Wayne) Strang of Lawn, Trudy (Adrian) Roul of Lawn, and Ellen Edwards (Brian Drake) of St. Lawrence; son-in-law, Ray Connors of Placentia; sisters, Florence Kearney, Mary Lambe, Anita Edwards, and Catherine Roul all of Lawn; brothers, Otto (Priscilla) Tarrant of Lawn, and Jim (Edith) Tarrant of Lawn; special friend, Paul J. Power of Placentia; 46 grandchildren; large number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas E. Edwards; parents, Patrick & Jane Tarrant; sons, Henry, Tom, Leo, Patrick & Manual Edwards; daughters, Anita Edwards Connors and Violet Edwards; and brothers, Henry & Leo Tarrant. Resting and visitation will take place from Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn, on Saturday, February 7th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 8th, all day. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In Esther's memory flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

GRANDY, JOSEPH CLUETT (1935-2015) Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, JOSEPH CLUETT GRANDY of Garnish, NL, in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn his loving daughters Carol Ann Lake, Burin and Angela Grandy, Garnish, grandson Kirk Lake (Lenora), great grand children Tyler Vokey and Brittany Taylor, nephew David Grandy (Louise), and family and niece Christine Grandy and family, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Joseph is predeceased by his wife Maurina, son in law Keith Lake and grandson Kevin Lake. Resting at Garnish United Church, on Thursday, Feb. 19, 5 - 9 pm, Friday, Feb. 20, 10 am- 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Garnish United Church, Garnish, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Garnish. In lieu of flowers, donations, in Joseph's memory, may be made the Garnish United Church, Garnish, NL. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

HILLIER, Ina (June 8, 1924 - February 14, 2015) Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the age of 90. Loving Mother to John, Harold, Edith, Cecil, Stan, Myrtle, Amelia and Larry, and adoring sister to Bill, Elsie, Verena and Freeman. Predeceased by her parents William and Catherine, husband Launcelot, brothers Fred, Clyde, John, Gerald and Stan, sisters Edith and Emma, and son Claude. Also eaving to mourn 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and a large circle of extended family and friends. It is with great gratitude that the family give thanks to the staff of Scarborough General Hospital. Also a special thanks to Guildwood Nursing Home for their constant care of Ina, and a very special thanks to Ina's favourite nurse Doreen. Remains resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline,on Saturday February 21, 2015 at 9:00am. Funeral Service to take place on Saturday February 21,2015 at 3:00pm from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline. Internment to follow at St.Mary's Anglican Cemetery. Donations in Ina's memory may be made to St.Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank

NOCHOLLE R.N., ROSE H.
Passed peacefully away at The Masonic Park Home on Thursday, February 5, 2015, Rose H. Nicholle R.N. in her 95th year. Former Director of the School of Nursing at The General Hospital. Predeceased by her father John Nicholle and mother Emeline Nicholle (nee Lake); brother Ted Nicholle (Jessie); sisters: Emma Button (Clarence) and Hattie Nicholle. Left to celebrate her life with fond and loving memories are her nieces and nephews: Clarence Button (Catherine) and their children: Christopher and Cait; John Button (Carol) and their children: Jennifer and Nicholas; Susan Walsh (Peter Stevenson) and their children: Amanda Peddle (Gerald) and Allison Walsh (Andy McGrath); Dr. Cheryl Button (Dr. Jordan Herst) and their children: Matthew and Sarah; Peggy O'Keefe (Craig) and their children: Zachary and Joshua; also left with fond memories are the many former students and nursing colleagues at the General Hospital School of Nursing. Visitation to be held at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service to be held from Gower Street United Church on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Private family interment will be held in Grand Bank, NL at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations in her memory may be made to The General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni or Gower Street United Church Youth Band. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guest book.

POWER, HANNAH M.
(1920-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HANNAH M. POWER of Mortier announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at the age of 94. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Keith (Barb) of Burin, and Andy (Jessie) of Burin; daughters, Gladys (Bill) Trimm of Grand Bank, and Mercedes Matthews of Burin; sister-in-law, Mary Power of Mortier; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Power; parents, Joseph and Alice Roff; and sons, Phonse and Ricky Power. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Burin, on Monday, February 9th, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, February 10th, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Burin on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Fox Cove. In Hannah's memory flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Burin. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SHEA, JONATHAN (1987-2015) It is with great sadness that the family of the late JONATHAN SHEA of Little Bay announces his sudden passing on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the age of 27. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are fiancé, Ashley Mayo of Creston; his parents, Dale and Maureen Shea of Little Bay; grandparents, Arch and Margaret Spencer of Marystown; brother, Bradley Shea (Adrienna Kelly) of Beau Bois; sister, Samantha (Andrew) Ducey of Calgary, AB; mother-in-law Wanda Mayo of Creston South; best friend and cousin Allan Crocker of Marystown; brother-in-law Stanley Mayo of Creston South; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Jonathan was predeceased by his grandparents, Ambrose and Elizabeth Shea; uncle, Junior Spencer; and father-in-law, Cyril Mayo. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on a date and time to be announced. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SLANEY, HERB (932-2015) It is with great sadness that the family of the late HERB SLANEY of St. Lawrence announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, February 22, 2015, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Therese of 62 years; sons Gary Slaney of Oakville, ON, Rudy Slaney of Calgary, AB, Roger (Valerie) Slaney of Sydney, NS, and Rodney (Barb) Slaney of Paradise; daughters Christina (Jacques) Perrot of Paradise, Lisa (Jim) Loder of St. Lawrence, Sonia (Andy) Slaney of St. Lawrence, and Claudia (Frank) Brockerville of Goulds; brothers Jed (Jean) Slaney of St. Lawrence, Roy (Anne) Slaney of St. Lawrence, and Theo Slaney of St. Lawrence; sisters Norma Farrell of St. Lawrence, Gloria (Gene) Ducey of St. Lawrence, and Joan (Robert) Edwards of North Sydney, NS; Sisters-in-law Sheila Slaney and Margaret Slaney both of St. Lawrence; 18 Grandchildren; 13 Great-grandchildren; 1 Great-Great Grandchild; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents Rennie and Bertha Slaney; sons Herbert and Gerard Slaney; sister Patricia Slaney; and brothers Loyola, Terry, Fabian, Adrian and Ray Slaney. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, on Monday, February 23rd beginning at 2:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 24th all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at a time to be announced. Interment will follow at Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Herb's memory donations may be made to the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation in honour of his great granddaughter Scarlett Jervis. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SLANEY, LEON MICHAEL
(1960-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEON SLANEY of Burin announces his passing at his home in Burin, on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the age of 54. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Madeline; sons, Jason (Mandi) of Calgary, AB, and Steven of St. John's; daughter, Melanie of Burin Bay Arm; parents, Leo and Rose Slaney of St. Lawrence; parents-in-law, Cyril and Margaret Stewart of Marystown; sisters, Theresa Moulton of Burin, Lisa (Brendan) Isaacs of St. Lawrence and Linda Slaney (J.R.) of St. John's; brothers, Gary (Roxanne) of Orangeville, ON, Lloyd (Jackie) of Paradise and Mark (Cindy) of Herring Cove, NS; 2 grandchildren, Hailey and Logan; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Ida (nee Fitzpatrick) Slaney; brother-in-law, Clarence Moulton. Resting and visitation will take place from Peninsula Funeral Home in Creston South, on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday, March 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Resting and visitation will take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Monday, March 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 3, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Vigil Service will be held on Monday, March 2, at 8:00 p.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, March 3, at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Leon's memory donations may be made to a Charity of one's choice. The Slaney Family may be contacted by calling Peninsula Funeral Home's Family Line at 709-279-2459 or the main line 709-279-3421.FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO THE CARE OF WISEMAN'S FUNERAL HOMES MARYSTOWN.

SLANEY, MATTHEW (1983-2015) It is with great sadness that the family of the late MATTHEW SLANEY of Creston South announces his sudden passing on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the age of 31. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his parents, Nora and Dan Slaney of Creston; girlfriend, Cynthia Inkpen of Creston; brothers, Andrew Slaney (Janice Molloy) of Creston and Nicholas Slaney (Charlotte Cheeseman) of Creston; sister, Megan Slaney of Edmonton, AB; nephew, D'Arcy Drake of Marystown; grandmother, Mary Slaney of Marystown; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Matthew was predeceased by his grandparents, Harry and Elizabeth Downs; grandfather, Sylvester Slaney. Resting and visitation will take place from Peninsula Funeral Home in Creston South, O Tuesday from 4 - 9 PM, Wednesday from 10 am - 9 pm, and Thursday 10 am - noon. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Thursday, , Feb. 26 at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Matthew's memory donations may be made to The Ride for Sight or flowers gratefully accepted.

TAYLOR, Marina (November 4, 1934 - February 24, 2015) It is with great sadness the family of Marina Taylor of Burin announces her passing February 24, 2015, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn sons Calvin (Trudy) of Burin Bay Arm and Darryl (Prissie) of Pasadena; daughters Trudy Brenton (Henry) of Burin, Rhoda Brushett (Eric) of Burin and Doreen Taylor (Marcella) of St. John's, many grandchildren and great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Harold and son Derrick.Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Tuesday, February 24th from 7-9 pm and Wednesday 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from Bethany United Church, Burin Bay Arm on Thursday at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at Bethany United Cemetery, Burin Bay. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Bethany United Church, Burin Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

WAGG, Keith Walter
It is with great sadness the family of the late Keith Walter Wagg of Lewin's cove announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on February 12, 2015 age 68 years. Leaving to morn wife Ann, daughters Rhoda Wagg and Cosmo (Terpstra) of Lewin's Cove, Tammy Medhi and Tushar of Amherst NS. Three treasured grandsons Cameron and Cole Terpstra of Lewin's cove and Simon Medhi of Amherst NS. One brother Jerry Wagg and Ruth of Burin, two sisters Gloria Smith and Lloyd of Lewin's Cove and Muriel Kirby and Gerry of Topsail, brothers in law George Withers and Pauline of Portugal Cove, Wallace Withers of Creston South, sisters in law Elizabeth Stone and Lester of Creston South, sister in law Jane and Liza Withers as well as a large circle of friends and family. Predeceased by parents Walter and Harriet Wagg and parents in law Nicolas and Mary Withers, brothers in law William and John Withers, special niece Karen Stone Power and special cousin Colin Moulton. Family visitation tonight 7-9 pm and public Friday Feb 13th, 10 am to 9 pm.Funeral service to take place Saturday February 14 2015 at 2 pm at Hope United Church Lewin's Cove. Interment at United Church cemetery in Lewin's Cove with interment following at United Cemetery, Lewin's Cove.Donation in Keith's memory may be made to Hope United Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

 

 

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