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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
July 2009

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, Gordon
(June 15, 1921 - July 21, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at his home on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Gordon Brown of Port au Bras in his 88th year. Leaving to mourn sisters Rita Courage of St. John's, Mildred Hollett of Marystown and Alice King and husband Austin of Musgravetown; brother John Brown of Chamberlains, St. John's; nephews and nieces plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Irene and son Gabriel. Rev'd Robert officiated funeral service from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras on Friday, July 24, 2009 with interment following at St. Andrew's Cemetery, Port au Bras. Pallbearers were Robert Trowbridge, Joe Abbott, Alex Hartson, Harvey Hollett, Don Brown and Lee Brown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

DUCEY, Sarah
1928-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday July 8, 2009, SARAH DUCEY of Marystown in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Peter (Mary) of Marystown, Austin (Margaret Rose) of Marystown, Edward of Toronto, ON, Michael (Jackie) of Marystown, David (Debbie) of Toronto, ON, and Gerald (Juanita) of Marystown; daughters Anne Marie (Tom) Hodder of Marystown, Regina (Bill) Peach of Marystown, Alice (Winse) Chislett of Marystown, Bride (Bruce) Ducey of Marystown, Margaret (Marven) Grandy of Garnish, Elizabeth (Charlie) Lake of Baine Harbour, and Beatrice (Barry) Kelly of Toronto, ON; sisters Margaret Powell of Marystown, and Elizabeth Goodridge of Lewins Cove; brothers Eugene Power of Alberta, and Michael Power of Marystown; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; her many friends at the Golden Age Seniors Club; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Michael, parents Beatrice & Nicholas Power, brother Austin Power, and great-grandchild Sarah Grandy. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Wednesday July 8th from 7pm - 9pm (Family Only); and Thursday July 9th from 10am - 9pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown on Friday July 10, 2009 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Sarah's memory donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or flowers gratefully accepted.

GRANT, Robert (Bob) R.
1943-2009

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dearest husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, ROBERT RONALD GRANT at the age of 66 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Marie of 43 years; son Bobby (Tanya) of Paradise; daughters Paula (Philip) Clarke of Medicine Hat, AB, and Amanda (Kerry) Price of Winterland; sisters Ann Grant, Bride (Alec) Rose, Mary Stapleton, Nellie Wadman, Kathleen Neville, Violet Clarke, Laura Bennett, and Theresa (Reg) Fagan; brother Jim (Rita) Grant; 5 grandchildren Grant, Michael, Meagan, Ben and Sophie; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Elizabeth & Bernard Grant; and sister Meline. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Friday July 31st from 7pm - 9pm (Family Only); Saturday August 1st from 10am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm; and Sunday August 2nd from 1pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown on Monday August 3, 2009 at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In Bob's memory donations may be made to Research Pulmonary Fibrosis or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HICKEY, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles - Escasoni Complex, St. John's, NL, on July 14, 2009, Elizabeth Hickey, of Terrenceville, NL, in her 64th year. Leaving to mourn her son Clyde, sisters Bridget Clarke, Terrenceville, Irene Hickey, Marystown, Dorothy Simms, Burgeo; brothers Johnny Hickey, Marystown, and Raymond Hickey, Marystown; and a circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents and her sister Veronica Skinner. Resting at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville, NL on Friday, July 17 (from 10 AM)(All Day). Funeral service from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 18, 2009, with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL

HILLIER, Betty E
(October 28, 1952 - July 11, 2009)

Predeceased by: Father: William Collins, Brother: Herman Collins, Mother in Law: Gertrude Hillier, sister in laws: Mildred Barry, Elizabeth Brady, Emma O'Rielly. Leaving to Mourn: Husband: Bert, Sons: William (Tina) St. Johns, Brent (Kim) Bay Roberts, Grandchildren (4): Mandieka, Brent Jr., Dalton, Britney, Great Grandson: Coden, Father in law: William Hillier, Brother Stanley Collins (Ann) Hare Bay, Sisters: Maggie White (George) Hare Bay, Rose Keats (Walter) St. Johns, Esther Vivian (Clarence) Hare Bay, Trixie Mcdonald (James) Toronto, Patsey Marks (Corwin) Fortune. Brother in law: Fred Hillier (Delores) Alberta, sister in laws: Alberta (Bruce)Grand Bank, Marjorie Savoury (Fred)Grand Bank, Keziah Stacey (Terrence) Marystown, Shirley Brown (Joe) Grand Bank, Cora Dunford (Wayne) Grand Bank. Also a large circle of other relatives and Friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Monday, July 13th. Visitation hours 10-12 noon, 2-5pm, 7-9pm. Tuesday 10-12 noon, 2-5pm, 7-9pm. Funeral Service from the Salvation Army Wednesday 2pm. Internment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. In Lieu of flowers, Donations to Family. Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

HODDER, Mamie Rita
(1952 - 2009)

Passed peacefully away at the Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, NS, on July 13, 2009, MAMIE RITA HODDER, of Bedford, NS, formerly of Rock Harbour, NL, in her 57th year. Leaving to mourn her loving son Shawn (Kim), Halifax, NS, grandchildren Michaela and Thomas Hodder; parents John James and Cecilia Hodder, Bedford, NS; sisters Rosalind Hodder, Bedford, NS, Rona Prowse (David), Halifax, NS, Beverley Simms (Ivan), Enfield, NS; brothers Alvin Hodder (Ruby), Mount Pearl, NL, William Hodder (Karen), Halifax, NS; 6 nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. In Lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour, NL. Resting at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour, NL on Thursday, July 16 (from 1 PM), Friday, July 17 (until 1:00 pm). Funeral service from St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour at 2 PM on Friday, July 17, 2009, with interment at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Rock Harbour, NL.Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL

LAVHEY, Janet
(1919 - 2009)
Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Manor, Clarenville, on July 05, 2009, JANET LAVHEY, of Terrenceville, NL, in her 90th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Leonard (Jenny), Terrenceville, Kevin (Marjorie), Terrenceville; daughters Juanita Hynes (Leonard), Marystown, Mary Bolt (Lloyd), Marystown, Irene Hickey, (Norm), Grand LePierre; daughter in law Carrie Lavhey (Terrenceville); sister Alice Coombs, Terrenceville, 25 Grandchildren, and 37 Great Grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband George, sons Roger and George, daughters Janet and Bertha, and sisters Julia and Bridget. Resting at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville, NL on Monday, July 06 (from 5 PM), Tuesday, July 07 (All Day), Wednesday, July 08 (until 1:30 pm). Funeral service from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville at 2 PM on Wednesday, July 08, 2009, with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in Janet's memory may be made to the Autism Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, NL

LODER, Ursula Mary
1921-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Concordia Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Thursday July 9, 2009, URSULA MARY LODER of St. Lawrence in her 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Verno (Rosela) of Marystown, Gary (Gail) of Mississauga, ON, Roger (Theresa) of Winnipeg, MB, Wayne (Susan) of Winnipeg, MB, and Carl (Kim) of Winnipeg, MB; daughters Martha (Andreas) Aarup of Montreal, QC, Shirley (Freeman) Earle of St. Lawrence, Rita (Michael) Ryan of Pasadena, Barbara (Alonzo) Morrissey of Pasadena, Carmel (Herb) Haub of Winnipeg, MB, and Beatrice (Joe) Etchegary of St. Lawrence; sister Hannah Meeney of St. John's; brothers Jim Hodder of St. Lawrence, and Doug Hodder of St. Bernards; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Verno, daughter Yvonne, grandson Barry Earle, granddaughter Jamie Loder, 4 sisters, and 7 brothers. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on a Monday July 13 from 2:00pm - 10:00pm; and Tuesday July 14 from 10:00am - 10:00pm. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Wednesday July 15, 2009 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at the Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Ursula's memory donations may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital or flowers gratefully accepted. Send Donations To: Janeway Children's Hospital Foundation, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's, NL A1B 3V6

MARTIN, LEVI
(June 28, 1922 - July 3, 2009)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, July 3, 2009 Levi Martin of Burin aged 87 years. Leaving to mourn wife Marguerite; daughter Janet McGregor of Scotland; sisters Emily and husband Russell Shave of Winterland, Ellen Gillingham of Creston; nephews and nieces plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Mary Harris officiated. Funeral service from Zion United Church, Collins Cove on Monday, July 6, 2009 with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collins Cove. Pallbearers were Wallace Rowe, Glenn Pike, Gordon Francis, Sam Mayo, Rod Martin and Danny Martin. Donations in his memory may be made to the General Fund of Zion United Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

MYLES, Jerome F.
1925-2009

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday July 30, 2009, JEROME F. MYLES of St. Bernard's in his 83rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Maude of 62 years; 5 sons Leo of St. Bernard's, Jerome of St. Bernard's, Michael (Kim) of St. Bernard's, Harold (Debbie) of St. Bernard's, and Leroy of St. John's; 7 daughters, Maureen (Elroy) Grandy of Garnish, Angela (Bernard) Ducey of Marystown, Florence (Carter) Baker of St. Bernard's, Rita (John) Smith of Merrickville, ON, Shirley (Glenn) Mitchener of Blenheim, ON, Theresa (Gerard) Whiffen of Leduc, AB, and Marian Myles (Tony Whiffen) of Rushoon; sister Angela Parrott; brother Joseph (Mary) Myles; 30 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents James & Rebecca, son Patrick, brothers Austin, John and William, sister Margaret, granddaughter Kimberley and great-granddaughter Anika. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Saturday August 1st beginning at 10am; and Sunday August 2nd all day. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Monday August 3, 2009 at 1:00pm. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In Jerome's memory donations may be made to The Myles Family or flowers gratefully accepted.

SCOTT, Walter
1935-2009

Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Centre in St. John's on Friday July 24, 2009 WALTER J. SCOTT of St. Bernard's in his 74th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Walter Jr. (Lillian) of St. Bernard's, and Nicholas (Belinda) of Swan Hills, Alberta; Daughters Sharlene (John) Poteat of Raleigh, North Carolina, Philomena (Rick) Hackett of Mount Pearl and Vicki (Wade) Whittle of Halifax, NS; 14 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild. Also leaving to mourn is brother Tom Scott of St. Bernard's, Son in law Gerard Dunphy of Halifax, NS and his special friend Cecilia Banfield plus a large circle of other relatives and friends.. Predeceased by wife Shirley and Daughter Ann. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on Saturday July 25th and Sunday July 26th . Funeral Mass to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's on Monday July 27th at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery St. Bernard's. Vigil service to take place on Sunday July 26 at 8:00 pm. In Walter's memory donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Parish St. Bernard's or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WHITTLE, Cecil Gerard
1957-2009
Passed suddenly away at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Friday July 31, 2009, CECIL G. WHITTLE of Jacques Fountaine in his 52nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Bonnie of 33 years; daughters Vanessa Whittle (John Butt) of Yellowknife, NWT, Connie (Leslie) Banfield of St. Bernard's, and Jennifer Whittle (Keith Dodge) of St. John's; sisters Susie (Austin) Pomeroy of Placentia, Lillian (Peter) Labour of St. Bernard's, Romaine McCarthy of St. John's, Alice (William) Stewart of Bay L'Argent, Lorraine (Patrick) Pardy of Terrenceville, and Veronica (Leo) Brown of Placentia; brothers Gerald Whittle of St. Bernard's, and Billy (Darlene) Whittle of Jacques Fountaine; sister-in-law Melitta Whittle of St. Bernard's; 4 grandchildren Brandon, Joshua, Jenesssa and Jackson; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Cecil & Molly Whittle, and brother Nicholas Whittle. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Saturday August 1st beginning at 10am; and Sunday August 2nd all day. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Monday August 3, 2009 at 3:00pm. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In Cecil's memory donations may be made to The Sacred Heart R.C. Parish or The Heart & Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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