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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
February 2016

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.

 

BROWN, Don
Passed peacefully away on Thursday, February 4, 2016, after a long, courageous battle with cancer and surrounded by his loving family, Donaitus (Don) Brown of Mortier in his 70th year. He leaves to mourn his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Phyllis; daughters Donna (Gerry Cook), St. John's and Vanessa (Justin Corcoran), Brooks, Alberta; his precious grandchildren Brandon, Amber, and Cameron; brothers Jack (Brenda) and family, Mortier; Patrick (Alice) and family, Marystown; brother-in-law Nick Kennedy (Mabel), Mortier; sisters-in-law Gertrude Brown, Mortier; Stella (Freeman Clarke), Burin; and Kathleen Brown, St. John's; as well as many special nieces, nephews, close family relatives, and a large circle of friends. Predeceased by his mother and father, John and Margaret Brown; brothers Daniel and Aloysius, mother-in-law Elizabeth Kennedy; sisters-in-law Melita Kennedy and Vera Murphy. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, on Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon (family only) and 1 - 9 p.m.; Sunday, February 8, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral mass to take place from St. Patrick's Church, Burin, on Monday, February 8, 2016, 10 a.m. with interment following at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. No flowers by request of the family. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Patrick's Parish Building Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

DEVEAU, DONALD J.
1954-2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late DONALD DEVEAU of Grand Bank announces his passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the age of 61. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Sharon of 38 years; son, Andrew (Konchessa) of Yorktown, Virginia; sister, Lynda (Deveau) McEwen and husband, Gordie of Halifax; 2 grandchildren, Jackson and Austin Deveau of Yorktown, Virginia; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Henri Desveau, January 31, 1977 and mother, Catherine Desveau, March 9, 2006; grandparents, Anastasie (Lehuede) and Patrick Roach; Olive (Aucoin) and Joseph Deveau; father-in-law, Gordon Engram, 1998; mother-in-law, Mollie (Crewe) Engram, 2006; sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Engram) Campbell, 2008; brother-in-law, John Campbell, 2015. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune on Saturday, February 13th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, February 14th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune, on Monday, February 15th, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Frenchman's Cove, NL. In Donnie'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 … Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

FARRELL, JAMES JOSEPH
(1936-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JAMES JOSEPH FARRELL of Little Bay announces his passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, on Monday, February 22, 2016, at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; son, Dr. James Joseph Farrell of St. John's; daughters, Helen (Gerry Brennan) of St. John's, Laura (Dale Lyttle) of Seaforth, ON, Dody (James Smith) of Los Angeles, CA, Joanne (Jim Wetteroff) of Laval, QC and Krista (Pat Thompson) of Ottawa, ON; sister, Laura Farrell of Little Bay; sisters-in-law, Rosemary Farrell of Little Bay, Betty Farrell of Little Bay and Helen (Damian) Ryan of St. John's; brothers-in-law, Arthur (Ann) Bitsack of Clarenville and Patrick (Lynn) Bolger of St. John's; 6 grandchildren, Maura, Hannah, Marin, Rowan, Bridget & Elizabeth; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by wife Catherine Ann Farrell; parents, James J. & Mary Farrell; 7 brothers, William, Richard, Aloysius, Hughie, Frank, Dan and John Patrick; sister, Mary. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Wednesday, February 24, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 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 Friday, February 26, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In James' memory donations may be made to the Little Bay Cemetery Fund or St. Bonaventure's College, St. John's or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HAYSE, ALICE THERESA
1926-2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALICE HAYSE of Parker's Cove announces her passing at her home in Parker's Cove, on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the age of 89. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Charles (Madonna) of Parker's Cove, James (Caroline) of Parker's Cove, Joseph (Joanne) of Parker's Cove and Randy (Lisa) of Parker's Cove; sister-in-law, Annie Hynes of Jacques Fontaine; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Emmanuel Hayse; daughter, Catherine Hayse; parents, John and Mary Ann Foote; 4 sisters & 2 brothers. Resting and visitation will take place from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Parker's Cove on Thursday, February 25th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. & Friday, February 26th, all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, February 27th, at a time to be announced. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parker's Cove. In Alice's memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HENNEBURY, RAYMOND G.
1956-2016

On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, Raymond G. Hennebury of Cooper Lane, formerly of Marystown, NL, passed peacefully away at Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island, at the age of 59. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his fiancée, Maribel Quesada; daughters, Denika R. Hennebury of Conception Bay South, NL & Jennifer L. Hennebury of Pasadena, NL; his siblings, Lester J. Hennebury Jr. (Cathy), Bill Hennebury (Bertha), Loretta Lewis (Wassel), Audrey Hennebury all of Marystown, NL, Karen Morehouse of Amherst, NS, Allan Hennebury of Fort Nelson, BC & Shane Hennebury (Tracey) of Prince George, BC. He was the beloved uncle of his special niece Kelly "Bury" and his nine nieces & nephews: Chad, Tonya, Wassel Jr., Kobe, Chris, Miquela, Matthew, Sarah and Carley; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Lester J. Hennebury Sr. and Bridget M. (Murray) Hennebury. Ray was born in Marystown and moved to Rhode Island fifteen years ago and worked as a Welding & Fabricating Supervisor for Sims Metal Management. He was a hard-working man, devoted to his work and his family; always putting everyone else's interests and needs before his own. He loved his fiancée, Maribel and he had a love for dancing, music and gardening. He will be remembered as a man who gave freely. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, on Saturday, June 4th, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. A Celebration of Life Tribute will take place at the Marystown Lion's Club from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. In Ray's memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LOVELL, EDGAR JOHN
(1948-2016)
Passed away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, EDGAR JOHN LOVELL of Marystown, NL, in his 67th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Daphne, daughters Elaine (John), Sydney, NS, Shelley (Damian), Marystown, son Tony (Judy), Lewins Cove; 5 Grandchildren; brothers Leslie Lovell (Susie), Lamaline, Wayne Lovell (Caroline), Lamaline, Sisters Florence Sheppard, Toronto, ON, Roberta Lavoie, Toronto, ON, Shirley Crane (Charles), St. John's, Brother in Law Bud Osmond, Corner Brook; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Edgar is predeceased by his parents James and Gertrude Lovell, sister Mary, brother in law Carl Sheppard, and parents in law. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 from 2 - 3 pm (family) & 4 - 9 pm (Public), Thursday, February 25th, 2016 from 2 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Marystown, on Friday, February 26th, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at St. Mary's / St. Michael's Anglican Cemetery, Creston South. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" Online condolences can be made at www.peninsulafh.ca

MAY, Louise
(January 2, 1941 - February 1, 2016)

Passed away at Burin peninsula Health Care Center, on Monday February 1, 2016 Louise May of Marystown, formerly of Grand Bank, age 75 years. Predeceased by husband; Winston May, grandson; Alex, parents; George and Olive Hardy, and sister; Christine Meaney. Leaving to mourn 4 daughters; Madge (Jude), of Montreal, Christine (Tony) of Gander, Mary Lou (Claude) of Mount Pearl, and Roxanne (Glen) of Point May. 4 grandchildren; Evan, Morgan, Sadiki, and Jeff (Victoria). 3 brothers; Sim (Gladys), Ches (Donna), Everet (Beatrice). 2 sisters; Marie (Edward), and Ann (Bruce). Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Monday February 1, 2016 from 7:00pm - 7:30pm (Family Only), public visitation from 7:30pm- 9:00pm. Then again on Tuesday Feb. 2nd from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, and 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations in Louise's memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

MONK, Woodrow George
(November 16, 1950 - February 9, 2016)

Passed away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center, on Tuesday February 9, 2016 Woodrow Monk, of Grand Bank, age 65 years. Predeceased by parents; John and May Monk. 1 brother; Eric Monk. Leaving to mourn wife; Shirley of 45 years. 2 sons; Colin (Shelly), Jeffrey (Melinda). A special 4 legged friend; Isabella. 3 brothers; Gary (Madeline), Freeman (Janie), and Keith. 6 sisters; Edwina (Joe), Daphne, Brenda (Paul), Anette (David), Jeanette (Ronnie), and Vera. Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. At Woodrow's request cremation has taken place. Visitation will take place on Thursday February 11, 2016 from Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, and 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. Donations in Woodrow's memory may be made to the family towards funeral expenses. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

NORMAN, WAYNE JOSEPH
1957-2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WAYNE NORMAN of St. Lawrence announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Colleen of 32 years; sons, Wayne Jr. (Alice Miller) of Marystown and Wade (Natasha Osmond) of Marystown; daughters, Marsha (Patrick Gaulton) of Grand Bank and Melissa (Andrew Brown) of St. John's; sisters, Veronica Norman (Edward Rice) of St. Lawrence and Elizabeth Norman (Leonard Power) of Marystown; brothers, Dominic (Mary) Norman of Salt Pond, Junior (Eileen) Norman of St. Lawrence, Edward Jr. (Diane) Norman of St. Lawrence and Bill Norman of St. Lawrence; 6 grandchildren, Kaelyn, Kenadie, Kristin, Keegan, Taylor and Owen; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, Edward & Annie Norman; sister, Elizabeth Norman; brother, Fred Norman; brothers-in-law, Mark Lambe and Alonzo Strang. In Wayne's memory donations may be made to the Norman Family. 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.wisemansfh.ca

PARDY, Benjamin
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Benjamin Pardy of Lewin's Cove announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories daughters Alice (Tony Fifield) of Gainford AB, Faye (Boyd Isaacs) of Lewin's Cove, Laura (Ken Dicks) of Bridgewater NS; grandchildren Angie Gordon (Scott), Toni Creech, Denise Kelley, Steven (Erica) Dicks, Stacey Dicks, Stephanie Dicks; Great-grandchildren Gregory Gordon, Connor Gordon, Reece Gordon, Kieran Creech, Avery Creech, Beatrice Dicks, Anya Kielly of NS, Metigan Kielly of NS, Helen Kielly of NS; sister Betty Mullett of Burin; sisters-in-law Bertha Norris of Clarenville, Violet Pardy of St. John's, Jean Pardy of St. John's; special cousin Marina Thornhill of St. John's plus a wide circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Alice; grandson Harold Isaacs; brothers Jim, Jack, Garland, Phil; sister Edith. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Saturday from 7-9pm and Sunday from 10AM-9PM. Funeral to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Monday at 2PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. Donations in his memory may be made to US Memorial Hospital Foundation Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin

SIEGFRIEDT, Joan
It is with great sadness that the family announces her passing peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday February 15, 2016 Joan Phoebe Siegfriedt at the age of 71 years. Leaving to mourn with loving and precious memories by her loving husband Roger, son Craig (Nicole) Siegfriedt of St. John's NL, daughters, Priscilla Siegfriedt of Kingston ON, Shirley (Val) of Timberlea NS, Glenda (Daryl) Ingrey of Princeton ON, and Yolande (Corey) Slaney of Churchill Fall NL, Grandchildren Angelic, Bradley, Valentine Jr., Dale, Chantel, Josee, Michaela, Grant, Jessica, Andrew, Chloe, Alex, Austin and Nathan and a large number of Great-grandchildren; brothers Garfield (Winnie)Pike, Bruce (Lorraine)Pike; sisters Marilyn (Mike) Smith, and Roseann Pike. Predeceased by parents Garfield and Grace Pike, brothers Clyde and Lewis Pike. In keeping with Joan wishes cremation has taken place, visitation will take place on Friday from St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence from 10 AM-9 PM, Saturday from 9-11 AM. A Celebration of Life will be at held at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM with Inurnment following at a later date. In Joan's Memory donations may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."
"To Well Loved, To Ever Be Forgotten."

SIMMS, John
(March 30, 1925 - February 9, 2016)

Passed away John Simms of Grand Bank, age 90 years. Predeceased by parents; Harriet and Aaron Simms, 1 brother; George Simms. Leaving to mourn wife; Margaret of 62 years. 3 nephews; Jack (Rita), Eugene (Marge), Clarence (Ellen). 2 Nieces; Millie (Leo), and Joan (Dave). Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. At request of John cremation will take place. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

STACEY, PATRICK M.
(1971-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICK M. STACEY of Fortune announces his sudden passing at his home in Fortune, on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at the age of 44. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his father, Patrick D. Stacey; sisters, Jeannette Battiste (James Mundie) of Oshawa, ON, Rayelene Stacey of St. John's, Patricia Smart (Robert) of Ajax, ON, Linda Stacey of Houston, Texas and Lisa Stacey of Ajax, ON; nieces, Jodie Battiste, Chantal Boland and Emily Smart; nephews, Cody Smart and Blair Ballentine; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Violet Stacey; grandparents, Anthony and Elizabeth Stacey and Bernard and Alice Hynes.Cremation has taken place. The Mass of Christian Burial for family, friends and the general public, will take place on Thursday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Community (All Saints Anglican Church) in Fortune. Inurnment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Fortune. In Patrick's memory donations may be made to the Stacey Family (P.O. Box 361, Fortune, NL A0E 1P0). 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

WILLIAMS, Elizabeth
(March 24, 1923 - February 3, 2016)

Passed peacefully away at Glenbrook Lodge on Wednesday, February 3 2016, Elizabeth (Bessie) Williams of Grand Bank, age 92 years. Predeceased by husband John. Leaving to mourn, with fond and loving memories: sister Alice Critch, children: Phil Williams (Beulah) of St. John's, Len Williams (Laura) of St. John's, Gordon Williams (Doreen) of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Alice Reid (Hayward) of Grand Bank, Ann Hillier of Paradise, Lloyd Williams (Ruby) of Paradise, Jean King (Junior) of Fortune, Albert Williams (Thelma) of St. John's, Yvonne Barter of Fortune, Doreen Stryde (Jim) of Portugal Cove-St. Phillip's, 27 grandchildren and a large number of great as well as great great grandchildren, relatives and friends. Resting and visitations will take place at Warren's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Thursday, February 4th 7-9 pm, and Friday, February 5th 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank Saturday, February 6th at 1 pm. Internment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. In Bessie's memory, donations may be made to the Grand Bank Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

SMITH, Beulah
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, February 5th, 2016 Beulah Lily Mae Smith of Brookside, NL in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn with loving and precious memories sons Wade (Audrey) of Boat Harbour, Ronald (Shirley) of Brookside, Alonzo (Caroline) of Calgary; daughters Goldie (Bill Dooling) of Brookside, Mabel (Thomas Noftall) of Brookside, Madeline (Boyd Walters) of Paradise, Cindy (Furlen King) of Boat Harbour; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; brothers Gerald Matterface of Fortune, Dawson (Maisie) Matterface of Boat Harbour. Predeceased by Parents Frederick and Laura Matterface, husband Thomas Smith, grandsons Terry and Lee Noftall, sisters Dorothy Matterface, Myrtle Pardy, Mildred Smith, brothers Hayward Matterface, Fred Matterface. Resting at the Church of the Ascension, Brookside on Saturday from 4PM to 10PM, Sunday and Monday from 10AM-10PM. Funeral service to take place from Church of the Ascension, Brookside on Tuesday, February 9th with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Brookside. Donations in her memory may be to Church of the Ascension Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home "WE CARE."

 

 

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