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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
January 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.

 

ABBOTT, GRETA
(1926-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late GRETA ABBOTT of Mortier announces her passing at The U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the age of 89. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Pryniece (Mary) Ceaser of Massachusetts, Fred (Helen) Abbott of Burin Bay Arm, Austin (Evelyn) Abbott of Muddy Hole, Cyril (Alice) Abbott of Roaches Line, George (Mary) Abbott of Port Aux Bras, Bruce (Rita) Abbott of Mortier, and Bill Abbott (Bernadine Lundrigan) of Marystown; daughters Eleanor (David) Locke of Muddy Hole, and Roberta Brenton of Muddy Hole; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandson; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her husband Curtis Abbott, son Brian Todd, daughter Glenda Alice and son-in-law David Brenton. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Salt Pond, Burin on Wednesday, January 6 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Thursday, January 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Friday, January 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Port Aux Bras, on Friday, January 8, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Andrew's Anglican Cemetery in Port Aux Bras. In Greta's memory donations may be made to The Abbott Family to be dispersed to local charities or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

ANTLE, Steven
It is with great sadness the family of Steven Antle of Burin announces his passing at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's on January 30, 2016, at the age of 37 years. Leaving to mourn wife Amy Antle, mother Grace Antle; brother Edmund Antle (Yvonne Parrell); son Dylan Antle; daughter April Antle; step sons Justin Butler and Jimmy Moores plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father Norbert Antle Sr. ; brother Norbert Antle Jr. and sister Lillian Antle. According to his wishes cremation have taken place. Vistation Wednesday 2-9pm and Thursday from 10am to 9pm at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin on Friday, February 5th at 10AM with inurnment following at RC Cemetery, Fox Cove.

BONNELL, Robert George
Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family, Robert George Bonnell at the Bay St. George Long Term Care, Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the age of 94 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons: Lloyd, Arch "Roy" (Gwyneth), Keith (Sharon) and Glenn (Carolyn); grandchildren: Heidi (Joseph), Kip, Rebecca (Gerald), Simon (Catherine), Zachary, Laura, Amber and Allison; great-grandchildren: Owen, Oliver, Bennett and Jonah; sisters: Joyce, Anna (Charles) and Vera (Stan); brothers: Leo (Marion), Tom (Masie), Lowell (Pam) and George (Donna); as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Rita (Ayers), father Leo Robert Bonnell, mother Hannah, step-mother Julia Bonnell, brothers Lewis, Reginald and Bert, sisters Ella, Ivy and Jessie. Born in Lamaline, NL, Robert moved to Corner Brook and was a long time employee of Bowaters and was well known for his devotion to his wife, Rita, family and friends, his generosity, and his musical talents. A special thank you to the Bay St. George Long Term Care staff for their excellent care. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue on Friday from the hours of 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. from The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Main Street with Archbishop Stewart Payne officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church Lamaline or to a charity of one's choice. The family guest book may be signed by visit www.fillatre.ca
"He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again."
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

BRUSHETT, Allan
It is with great sadness the family of Allan Brushett of Burin announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on January 23, 2016, at the age of 57 years. Leaving to mourn wife Dawn; daughter Jennifer (Stephen) of St. John's; son Mark (Patricia) of Grande Prairie; grandchildren Emma and Grayson; sisters Gladys Maye (Gerald), Marlene Webber (Jim) and Ena Newman (Gary); sister-in-law Lina Toole (Norman); brothers-in-law Edward Hillier (Hazel), Andy Hillier (Veronica), Darrell Hillier (Elaine) and Wade Hillier (Fraser); special uncle Morgan Darby; plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Emma and George Brushett and parents-in-law John and Katherine Hillier. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 10 AM to 4PM and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to SPCA, Burin or Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BUTLER, MARY
(1946-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY BUTLER (Nee Brake) of Marystown announces her passing in the presence of her loving family at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at the age of 69. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Don of 47 years; son Glen Butler (Dianna Bewick) of Alberta; daughter Nicole Butler (Wylie Hooper) of Marystown; her much loved grandchildren Stephanie Butler (Doug McKnight), Melissa Matheson and Jessica Matheson; sister Anne (Dieter) Steimecke of British Columbia; brothers Tom (Frances) Brake of Marystown, Gerard (Sue) Brake of New Brunswick, Bill Brake of California, Peter Brake of Marystown, Charles Brake of Nova Scotia, Gary (Laurie) Brake of Alberta, and Raymond Brake (Karen Legge) of Marystown; Sisters-in-law Karen Brake of Alberta, Noreen (Albert) Lee of Riverhead, Joan (Hughie) Gibbons of St. Mary's, Sister Sandy Butler (Presentation Sisters) of New Jersey, and Mary (Roy) Fleming of Peter's River; Brothers-in-law Koos Joustra of Marystown, Jim (Daphne) Butler of St. Mary's, Lawrence (Betty) Butler of St. Mary's, Pat (Gen) Butler of St. Mary's, and John (Karen) Butler of St. Mary's; large number of nieces and nephews, special niece Shelly Brake of Marystown; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents William and Anne Brake; sister Vicki; brothers Pat and Joseph; and sisters-in-law Olivia and Courtney Brake. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday, January 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, January 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Mary'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

CLARKE, Hannah
It is with great sadness that the family of Hannah Clarke announces her passing at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on January 22, 2016 at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn daughters Edna Adams (Morley) of Burin and Geraldine Bennett (Wade) of NB; granddaughter Carla (Donald); grandson Fred (Kathy); great grandsons Bradley (Stephanie) and Brandon plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Gerald and son Clarence. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Saturday, January 23rd from 7-9pm and Sunday from 2-9pm. Funeral Service to take place from Serenity Chapel, Monday, January 25th at 11am with cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

DODGE, Florence (nee Kearley)
(Born: November 1st, 1923 Passed on: January 12th, 2016)

Originally from Bay d' Leau and later of Grand Bank, passed peacefully away at James Paton Memorial Hospital at 8:10 am at a vibrant 92 years of age. Predeceased by her husband, Otto Dodge (Feb 9, 1959) lost at sea off the Grand Banks on the Blue Wave; a tragedy which took several of Florence's relatives including an uncle, a brother, many cousins and friends of the family. Also predeceased by her son Maurice Dodge (July 19, 2011), parents Thomas and Tryphena Kearley, brothers Wilson, Arthur, Reg, Max and Howard, and sisters Angela and Sarah. Left to mourn with fond memories are daughters Shirley Hedges (Reginald) and Mary Dodge, daughter-in-law Annie Dodge, brother Maurice Kearley of Fortune, sister-in-law Joyce Kearley of Winnipeg, MB, grandchildren Tina Hedges (Rick Sheppard), Paul Hedges (Lisa), Jason Hedges (Joanne Power), Kim Primmer (Jamie), great-grandchildren Thomas Hedges, Chase and Reese Sheppard, Kenna and Rowan Hedges, Christopher Power, and Michael, Josh and Kearley Primmer, plus many other relatives and close friends of the family. Florence spent the latter part of her adult years in Gander, NL engrossed in her family's care, a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Fiercely independent with a witty sense of humor and a keen spiritual awareness, Florence's smile could light up a room and she brought joy to the lives of all those who knew her. The family would like to thank her home care workers and the medical staff who attended to her, with a special thank you to Dr. Carmel Casey and Lillian Paul. Friends may visit Stacey's Funeral Home, 60 Roe Avenue on Wednesday January 13, 2016 and Thursday January 14, 2016 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place on Friday January 15, 2016 from St. Martins Anglican Cathedral at 2 p.m. officiated by Reverend Brian Candow. In keeping with her wishes cremation to follow, with interment at a later date. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Florence's memory may be made to the Gander and Area S.P.C.A or a children's charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home in Gander, NL. To leave a message of condolence visit www.staceysfuneralhome.ca

DOYLE, MABEL CAMILLE
(1929-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MABEL DOYLE of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Monday, January 11, 2016, at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Roland Doyle Jr. (Christina) of St. Lawrence, Michael Doyle (Mary) of St. Lawrence, Gary Doyle (Bonnie) of Burin, Paul Doyle (Betty Lou) of Houston, BC, Domonic Doyle (Faye) of Houston BC and Norbert Doyle (Peggy) of Airdrie, AB; daughters, Margaret (Terrence Slaney) of Spruce Grove, AB, Debbie (Gary Hodder) of St. Lawrence and Mackie (Ronald Loder) of St. Lawrence; brother, Leonard Rennie (Brenda) of Marystown; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Roland Doyle; parents, Maude and Albert Rennie; brothers, Roche, Cyril, Michael and Patrick Rennie; sisters, Margaret Bonnell, Elizabeth Doyle and Mary Ann Lockyer. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, on Tuesday, January 12, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, January 13, all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place, on Thursday, January 14, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Mabel's memory donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Church or Mount Cecilia Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HANDRIGAN, Janet
(September 24, 1915 - January 23, 2016)

Passed peacefully away on Saturday January 23, 2016 Janet Handrigan, of Grand Bank age 100 years. Predeceased by husband; Stanley, son; Lloyd, daughter; Shelia, grandson; Perry, great grand daughter; Jessica, & son-in-law; Major Harold Duffett. Leaving to mourn 5 daughters; Melva (Harry), Georgie (Andy), Betty (Walt), Kay (John), & Patsy (Herb). 4 sons; Les (Betty), Albert (Grace), Wayne (Myrna), & Jim (Shelia). 1 sister; Eleanor Robarts, 1 brother; Tom Bond (Carol), 2 sisters-in-law Florence Webster, & Joyce Bond. 19 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, & 6 great great grandchildren. Special home care worker; Kerri-Lynn Hollett. Plus a large circle of nieces, nephews , & other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday January 24, 2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm(Family Only), public visitation from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Then again on Monday January 25th, from 2:00pm-4:00pm, & 7:00pm-9:00pm. Funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank at a time and date to be announced. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery , Grand Bank. Flowers greatfully accepted, or donations in Janet's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Grand Bank, Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

HAUSE, JOHN M.
1931-2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John M. Hause of St. Lawrence announces his passing at U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Friday, January 22nd, 2016, at the age of 84. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Bertha of 61 years; daughters Betty Pike of London, ON, Rhonda (Brad) Hewlette of London, ON, Diane (Edward) Norman of St. Lawrence, Brenda (Kirk) Ryan of Marathon, ON, Charmaine (Maurice) Tarrant of Torbay, and Trudy Hause of Yellowknife, NWT; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren sisters Bertha (Gerald) Osbourne of Lewisporte, and Mae Murphy of Lawn; brothers Bill (Lillian) Hause of AB, Donald (Wayne) Hause of BC, Melvin (Linda) Hause of BC, Henry Hause of ON, and Tommy Hause of ON; sisters-in-law Dorothy Haskell of St. Lawrence, Laura Burry of St. John's and Madeline Pike of St. Lawrence; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son John Wayne; parents Joseph & Edna Hause; brothers Maxwell, George, Joseph & Clifford Hause; sisters Beatrice Hause, Charlotte Pike & Corrina Clarke; sisters-in-law Mildred Goobie, Rita Fawcett, Jessie Pike & Mary Pike; and brothers-in-law Newman Pike, Stanley Pike, Sam Burry, Rueben Pike, Howard Pike, Tom Haskell, Hayward Goobie & Bob Fawcett. Visitation will take place from St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence on Sunday, January 24th beginning at 7:00 p.m.; Monday, January 25th All Day; and Tuesday, January 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The Funeral Service will take place at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence, on Tuesday, January 26th, at 2:00 p.m. Inurnment will follow at St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In John's memory donations may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

This man is a former Grand Banker.
HICKMAN, THOMAS ALEXANDER, OC, QC, LLB, LLD Passed away peacefully at his home in the presence of family after a courageous battle with cancer on January 10, 2016. Predeceased by his parents Percival and Myrtle and brother John. Leaving to mourn with loving and lasting memories are his wife of 62 wonderful years Nancy (nee Mews), children Sandy (Karen), Heather (John), Harry (Andrea) and Peter (Cindy). Mourning the loss of Poppy and Grandad are Scott, Alex, Meredith, Robert, Rebecca, Colin and Stuart. Also mourning are his brother-in-law Hank Mews (Phyllis), sister-in-law Mickey Hickman, nieces, nephews and friends, including special friends, the MacDonald family, members of his bridge club, and the Churchill Square "caucus", along with everyone who had the pleasure of meeting him. Born and raised in the Town of Grand Bank, Alex never forgot his roots, even as he embarked on a long and remarkable career as a lawyer, politician and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Trial Division. He enjoyed a full and rewarding life and touched many people along the way, leaving everyone that he met with a smile on their face and a fond memory. His achievements in life are many, but none approach his life as husband, father and grandfather; these were roles that he truly cherished. A special thank you to those who cared for Alex in his final weeks - Dr. Mercedes Penton, Helen Lawrence, Daphne McGrath and Vivienne Ryan and the Community Health Team; his family took great comfort in knowing his care was in your hands. Alex will be resting at Carnell's Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Road with visitation on Wednesday, January 13 and Thursday, January 14 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. James United Church Elizabeth Avenue on Friday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m. Donations can be made in Alex's memory to Grand Bank Historical Society (P.O Box 640, Grand Bank, NL A0E 1W0), St. James United Church or a charity of one's choice. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com

KING, Samuel
(November 3, 1923 - January 2, 2016)

It is with great sadness the family of Samuel Charles King of Red Harbour announces his passing at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on January 2, 2016, at the age of 92 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sister Gladys Loughlin; nephews Clarence (Dawn), Bill (Anna), Doug (Maureen) and Charles (Betty); nieces Margaret (Bruce), Janice (Derrick) and Gladys (Eric); stepchiLdren Cam (Marlene), Woodrow (Mary Jane) and June (Keith) plus many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by wife Juanita; brother William and sister Mary. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Sunday, January 3rd from 1-4pm and 7-9pm and Monday 11am - 1pm. Funeral Service to take place from Serenity Chapel, Burin on Monday, January 4th at 2pm with interment to follow at Wesley United Church Cemetery, Red Harbour. Donations in his memory may be made to Wesley United Church Cemetery, Red Harbour or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

LODER, THOMAS J.
(1949-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late TOM LODER of Little St. Lawrence announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Monday, January 25, 2016, at the age of 66. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Rosalie of 17 years; son, Dwane (Fallon) Loder of Little St. Lawrence; step-sons, Jeffrey Sparkes (Tanya Fitzpatrick) of St. Lawrence, Christopher Sparkes of Little St. Lawrence and Robin Sparkes of Little St. Lawrence; daughters, Shelly (Roland Coady) of Little St. Lawrence, Lisa (Jimmy Whalen) of Milton, ON and Kimberly Loder of St. Lawrence; sisters, Evelyn Hillier (Les) of St. Lawrence, Betty Murphy (Bob) of Brantford, ON, Madeline Ladd (Eddie) of Brantford, ON, Selina MacKinnon (Frank) of Brantford, ON and Bridget Burke (John) of Little St. Lawrence; 11 grandchildren, Roland, Dylan, Kennedy, Tanner, Paige, Brody, Keegan, Lakeisha, Nathan, Bayleigh and Christian; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by wife, Almeta Loder; parents, William and Genevieve Loder; brother, Edward Loder; niece, Cathy Slaney; nephew, Curtis Burke. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday, January 26, beginning at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, January 27, all day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, January 28, at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Tom's memory donations may be made to The Loder Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

BISHOP, ERIC A.
(1942-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ERIC BISHOP of St. Lawrence announces his peaceful passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Sunday, January 31, 2016, at the age of 73. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Betty of 49 years; sons, Eric (Dawn) Bishop of Houston, BC, and Scott (Margo) Bishop of St. Lawrence; sisters, Maude (Ches) Peach of St. John's, Pearl Bishop of Coley's Point, Linda (Mike) McCormick of Moncton, NB, and Olive Verge of St. John's; brothers Lloyd Bishop of St. John's, Claude (Marilyn) Bishop of CBS, and John (Emma) Bishop of Paradise; 5 grandchildren, Jared, Lucas, Alicia, Jessica and Malorie; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents Arthur & Minnie Bishop. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Monday, February 1, beginning at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, February 2, beginning at 10:00 a.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, February 3, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Eric's memory in lieu of flowers donations may be made to U.S. Memorial Caring Hearts, P.O. Box 398, St. Lawrence, NL, A0E 2M0 or Autism Society of NL, 70 Clinch Cres. St. John's, NL A1B 4G8.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LEAMAN, Evelyn
It is with great sadness the family of Evelyn Leaman announces her passing at her residence in Burin on January 31st at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn daughter Lisa Moffatt (Raymond Purchase) of CBS; sons Jim Leaman (Elizabeth) of Greenwood, NS, Geoff Leaman of Hamilton, ON and John Leaman (Deborah) of Hamilton, ON; grandchildren Matthew (Leona) and Paul Leaman, Kyle (Heather) and Evan Moffatt and Amanda Leaman; great grandchildren Emma, Willow and Audrey Anne; sister Patricia (John LeMesurier); brothers Paul, Harold and Douglas Cook (Silvia). She Leaves to mourn her brothers and sister in laws of the Leaman family. Leaves to mourn her loss are her longtime friends in the community of Burin, her church family, her seniors club and her card buddies. Predeceased by parents James and Madeline Cook, husband Cyril, sister-in-law Ann Cook and nephew William Cook. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Tuesday, February 2nd from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Wednesday, February 3rd 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Thursday, February 4th at 2pm with interment following at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or NL Epilepsy Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

POWER, Dennis
It is with great sadness the family of Dennis Power of Burin announces his passing at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on January 31st, 2016 at the age of 95 years. Leaving to mourn children Reginald Power (Florence) of Burin, Bernice Power of Marystown, Geraldine Beck (William) of Collin's Cove, Genevieve Flannigan (Ern) of St. John's, Grace Martin (Eleazer) of Burin, Ann Nichol (Nat) of Marystown, Dennis Jr. Power (Lori) of Burin, Jerome Power of Marystown, Frances Stone (Tony) of NS and Vince Power (Jeannine) of St. John's; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Christina, one sister and great granddaughter Kelly. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Monday from 10AM to 9PM and Tuesday from 10AM to 1PM. In following with his wishes cremation to follow. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Patrick's Church on Thursday at 10AM with inurnment following at RC Cemetery, Corbin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

POWER, JACKIE
1957-2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JACKIE POWER of Marystown announces her passing at The Health Science Centre in St. John's, on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016, at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Bill of 36 years; son Kyle Power (Natasha Butt) of Fort McMurray, AB; daughter Kaitlyn Power of Marystown; mother Frances Mitchell of Marystown; sisters Mildred Williams of Marystown, Lavina (Peter) Molloy of Jean de Baie, and Linda (Clayton) Gover of Marystown; brothers Charles Mitchell (Sharon Goodyear) of Marystown, Victor (Alberta) Mitchell of Marystown, and Louis Jr. Mitchell of Marystown; brother-in-law Rusty (Loyola) Clowe of Marystown; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father Louis Mitchell, and sisters Georgina Kilfoy and Margaret Clowe. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marytsown on Wednesday, January 6th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Thursday, January 7th 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, January 8th, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Jackie's memory donations may be made to The Power Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

THORNHILL, IRENE SABINA
(1934-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late IRENE S. THORNHILL of Fortune announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, Harold of 61 years; son, Tony Thornhill (Christine) of Paducah, Kentucky; daughters, Joanne Harris (Cecil) of Grand Bank, Colleen Peach (Sterling) of Brampton, ON, Gail Thornhill (Jeff Keats) of St. John's and Janice Trimm (Carey) of Grand Bank; sister, Scottie Bungay of Grand Bank; brother, Winston Mavin (Cathy) of St. John's; 6 grandchildren, Pamela, Jeffery, Adam, Aaron, Caroline and Ian; 2 great-grandchildren, Owen and Delaney; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by son, Gordon Thornhill; parents, William and Caroline Mavin; son-in-law, Clayton Dolimount. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune on Friday, January 29, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, January 30, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday, January 31, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the United Church in Fortune, on Monday, February 1, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. Inurnment will take place at a later date. In Irene's memory donations may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund in Fortune or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes … Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

VATERS, DINAH M.
(1920-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late DINAH VATERS of Marystown announces her passing at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank, on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at the age of 95. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sister, Margaret Power of Brigus South; brother, John (Loretta) Fewer of Marystown; plus a large number of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Joseph Vaters; parents, Caroline and Patrick Fewer; sister, Elizabeth Lundrigan; brothers, Peter and Edward Fewer. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Monday, January 4, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, January 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, on Wednesday, January 6, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Dinah's memory donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

WALSH, ALBERTA M.
(1950-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALBERTA WALSH of Marystown announces her passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Stan of 33 years; sons Neville Walsh (Ramonda Brake) of Ontario, Alfred (Geraldine) Walsh of Ontario, and Brendan (Cathy) Walsh of Corner Brook; daughter Holly Walsh (Dave Williams) of Paradise; sisters Josephine Lambe of Lawn, Bernice (Emmanuel) Edwards of Lawn, Noella (Ralph) Fitzpatrick of Lord's Cove, Dot (Brian) Antle of Burin, Diane (Morgan) Lambe of Brookside, Hilda (Melvin) Stacey of Little Bay, Kathy (Adrian) Hanrahan of Stephenville, and Geraldine (Calvin) Rogers of Ontario; brothers Michael Lambe of New Brunswick, Austin (Rose) Lambe of Fox Cove, John Lambe of Burin, and Melvin Lambe of Ontario; 6 grandchildren Andrew, Alicia, Stephanie, Justine, Alex and Logan; special homecare workers Jacqueline Peach, Joanne Tucker and Kelly Harris; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Austin and Catherine Lambe and first husband Alfred Walsh. Special thanks to the nurses and staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday, January 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Thursday, January 21, from 11:00 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, January 22, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Alberta's memory donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted.

 

 

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