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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
July 2013

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.

 

ANSTEY-BOWSER, Beulah
(February 19, 1923 - July 13, 2013)
Anstey-Bowser, Beulah (Hickman)
, 90, Grand Bank, Nfld. passed away July 13, 2013 in Blue Crest Senior Home in Grand Bank Nfld. Born February 19, 1923 in Grand Bank, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late Margaret (Hynes) and Morgan Hickman. Beulah was predeceased by husbands William Bowser and John Ben Anstey; brothers Wilson Hickman and Morgan Hickman; sisters Jane Bowness, Edith Hickman, Ada Hickman, Margaret Hickman and daughter in law Glennis Bowser. Leaving to mourn sons Norman Bowser, Robert (Elinor) Bowser; step children May (Norman) Brewer, Clyde (Caroleann) Anstey, Ruby (George) Walters, Daphne (Tom) Martin; sister Eleanor (Lewis) Legge; sister in law Vina Hickman; grandchildren Wendy and Steven; three great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and also a large circle of other family and friends. A funeral service will be held 10:30 am Tuesday July 16 in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street Dartmouth, Major Donna Howell officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army or charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com (Dartmouth Chapel)

BAKER, MARCELLA
(1932-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARCELLA BAKER of Marystown, NL, announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: sons Cyril (Tina) of Marystown, Mike (Raylene) of Port Aux Basques, Greg (Gloria) of Alberta and Denis (Wanda Lee) of Marystown; daughters Joan (Harold Brown) of Marystown, Carol Ann (Winston Ralph) of Marystown, Elaine (Bob Legge) of Marystown and Janet Baker (Sean Jordan) of Pouch Cove; sister Mary Spencer of Marystown; brothers Mike (Anna) Spencer of Marystown and Jack (Gertie) Spencer of St. John's; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; best friend Mildred (Ed) Jordan of Pouch Cove and homecare worker Bonnie Critchley of Marystown; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Sylvester, parents Augustine and Mary Spencer; son Sean and sister Doreen Spencer. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Thursday, July 25, from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday, July 26, from 10:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, on Saturday, July 27, at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Marcella's memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care's Dialysis Unit or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BANFIELD, ALVA S.
(1928-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Memorial Manor in Clarenville, on Saturday, July, 13, 2013, ALVA BANFIELD of Bay L'Argent, in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sister Jean and husband Gus Lawrence of Bay L'Argent; brothers - Don (Georgina) of St. John's, Fred (Dorothy) of Burin, Henry (Lillian) of Bay L'Argent, Lloyd (Shirley) of Bay L'Argent and Frank (Esther) of Marystown; brother-in-law Don Hawes of Lincoln, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Alva was a very special aunt to a number of nephews and nieces; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Clyde and Clara Banfield and sister Blanche Hawes. Resting and visitation to take place at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent, on Sunday, July 14, 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 from St. Hilda's Anglican Church at a time and date to be announced. Interment will follow at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery. In Alva's memory donations may be made to St. Hilda's Church Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BECK, Chesley
(August 16, 1938 - August 2, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Chesley Beck announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on August 2, 2013 at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn wife Shirley; son Tony (Jackie) of Nova Scotia and Verlie Smith (Bill) of Burin; grandchildren Holly Labour and Robert Beck; great grandchildren Peter John, Savannah and Jackson; sister Ella Pike (Eli) and brothers Cecil Beck (Roxanne), Jack Beck (Annie) and Ray Beck (Mary) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Friday, August 2 from 7-9 PM family only, Saturday and Sunday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service to take place Monday, August 5th at 2 PM from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Burin with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Burin.

BECK, HARRIS MELVIN E.
(1946-2013)

Passed away suddenly at his home in St. Lawrence, NL, on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, HARRIS MELVIN BECK, of St. Lawrence, NL, in his 66th year. Leaving to mourn his loving brothers Ralph Beck, St. Lawrence, and Wilson Beck (Elee), Brandon, MB. , sister Ruth Grills (Brian), Bramalee, ON, brother in law Rupert Lawrence, St. Lawrence; and a large circle of relatives and friends.Harris is predeceased by his parents Thomas and Isabel Beck, sisters Bertha, Catherine and Maxine, and brothers Llewellyn, Lloyd, Hubert and Lou. Cremation will take place. A memorial service will take place from St. Mathew's Anglican Church, St. Lawrence at a time and date to be announced. Inurnment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in St. Lawrence. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

BRAKE, THOMAS F.
(1937-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late THOMAS BRAKE of Marystown, NL, announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Monday, July 15, 2013, at the age of 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Frances; sons Thomas (Sharon) Brake of St. John's, Fred (Karen) Brake of Marystown, George Brake of Marystown and Greg (Shirley) Brake of Grand Bank; daughter Jeannette Traynor (Michael) of Edmonton, AB: sisters-in-law Donalda Cheeke, Margaret Kelly, Delores Brake, Mary Walsh and Eliza Janes; brothers-in-law George Farrell, William Farrell, Anthony Farrell and John Farrell; 8 grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Leo and Christina Brake; brothers John and Joseph; sisters Theresa Molloy and Margaret Brake. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Tuesday, July 16, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, July 17, 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 Thursday, July 18, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Thomas' memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart Parish Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

DOMINAUX, JAMES
(1924-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, JAMES DOMINAUX, of Bay L'argent, NL, in his 88th year. Leaving to mourn his loving sons Warren, Oakville, ON, Max, Toronto, ON, Chesley, (Pauline), Medicine Hat, AB, Hubert (Darlene), Harbour Mille, James Jr, Bay L'argent, daughters Julie Webber (David), Conception Bay South, Marie Osbourne (Calvin), Bay L'argent, Selina Stewart (Dan), St. Bernard's, Carolann Grandy (Reg), Hay River, NWT, 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; brothers Walter and peter Dominaux, sister Theresa King, and a large circle of relatives and friends. James is predeceased by his wife Elizabeth grandchildren April Webber and Adam Stewart ad great grand child Kaitlyn Clarke. Resting at the St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent, from 10 am Friday, July 27, 2013 and Saturday, July 28 until 1 PM. The funeral service will take place from St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent on Saturday, July 28th, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'argent. No flowers by request. Donations in James' memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

FLANNIGAN, MARTHA MARY
(1934-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Saturday, July 20, 2013, MARTHA MARY FLANNIGAN, of St. Lawrence, NL, in her 79th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Ron (Kathleen), Burin, Ern (Genevieve), St. Johns, Steve (Jacqueline), Marystown, Brian (Yvonne), St. Johns, and Allan, Marystown, daughters Kathleen (Joe Stapleton), Marystown, Rose (Cyril Farrell), Little Bay, Mary (Cliff Hillier), Marystown, Margaret (Clarence Hillier), St. Lawrence, 19 Grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren; brother Steve Spencer (Gabriella), Marystown, brother in law Hughie Hobey, Marystown, sister Pauline Clarke (Bernard), Marystown, sisters in law Stella Pittman (Phil), Marystown, and Josepha Pittman, Marystown, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Martha is predeceased by her husband Allan, sister Kathleen Hobey, grandson Joey Stapleton, and brother in law Pat Pittman. Resting at the St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence, from 3 pm, Sunday, July 21, 2013 and all day Monday, July 22, 2013. The funeral service will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at the Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. Flowers accepted or donations in Martha's memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

GREEN, Hartley T.
(November 1, 1923 - July 24, 2013)

Passed peacefully away at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on July 24th, 2013, Hartley T. Green of Fortune, formerly of Rencounter West, Hermitage Bay, age 89 years. Predeceased by parents George and Edith Green; brother Ernest; sisters Lucy Oxford and Annie Green. Leaving to mourn: loving wife Leah and 6 children: Eileen Barnes (John deceased); Lucy Green, Claude Green (wife Marie); Joyce Hanham (Cluney deceased); Shirley Milligan (Bruce); Hartley Green JR. (Lorraine); sister June Short; sister-in law Eileen Meade; 16 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at All Saints Anglican Church Fortune on Wednesday from 7 pm - 9 pm; then on Thursday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from All Saints Church, Fortune on Friday 2 pm. Interment to follow at All Saints Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Donations in his memory may be made to All Saints Anglican Cemetery Fund, Fortune. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

HARDIMAN, ALPHEAUS (ALF)
1929-2013

The family of Alpheaus Hardiman, 83, of Garnish, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, announces his passing on Monday, July 8, 2013, in the QEII, Halifax, NS, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Garnish, NL, he was the son of the late George Hardiman and the late Mary Hannah (Baker). Alf loved spending time with his children and especially enjoyed his 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Alf was known affectionately by the great-grandchildren and their friends as the "Candy Man" as he always had candy in his pocket or under his pillow when he was bed-ridden. Alf's life was guided by his calling to the Salvation Army and he was a member of the Armdale Corps for over 30 years and the Garnish Corps for another 20 years. Alf leaves to mourn his daughters, Sadie (Tom), Sheila, sons, Rendell, Joey, Jerry and daughter-in law, Patricia, all of Halifax-Dartmouth, son, Wayne of Ottawa, his brother John (Jess), sisters Meta Grandy, Elizabeth Scott, Georgie Fizzard and Shirley Green (Wilfred) and his many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Alf was predeceased by his wife Olive in January, and his sister, Annie Marshall. A special thanks to Dr. Christy Bussey and the staff of 8-4 QEII. God Bless You All for the care you provided to our loved one. There will be a celebration of Alf's life at the Salvation Army Church, Herring Cove Road, Spryfield, on Thursday, July 11th, at 7:00 p.m. followed by visitation with the family from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Alf will be resting at the Salvation Army Citadel in Garnish on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 7 pm and all day on Sunday. The funeral will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel in Garnish on Monday, July 15 at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery in Garnish. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Alf may be made to the Garnish Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

ISAACS, Grace
(February 25, 1932 - July 12, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Grace Isaacs announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on July 12, 2013, at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn son Bob (Mary) of British Columbia; daughters Linda of Florida and Donna of St. John's; grandchildren Kerry (Jackie), Krista (Steven), Robyn (Shelby), Kolin (Meagan) and Cody; great grandchildren Aaron (Jessi) and Kaylee (Daniel); sisters Dorothy (Frank), Sue (Harvey), Helen and Belle (Bert) and brother Jim (Effie); brother-in-law Bruce (Susan) and sister-in-law Audrey (George) along with a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband Basil; brothers Samuel and Bruno; sister Florence and grandson Jason. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home in Burin Friday 8 to 9 pm, Saturday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove Sunday, July 14th at 2 pm with interment following at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Auxiliary.

KING, Margaret W.
(September 8, 1925 - July 30, 2013)

Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, Margaret W. King of Lamaline, age 87 years. Predeceased by husband Myril. Leaving to mourn: children, Marion Lake, Alter King and Thressa, Barbara Harnett, Eva King and Lloyd, Beatrice Lockyer and James. 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Clyde Emberley at St. John's; 2 sisters, Florence Brinston at St. John's; Eva Hillier at Toronto. Remains resting at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline on Wednesday from 7 pm - 9 pm, and all day Thursday. Family Service Thursday at 7 pm. Funeral Service will take place from St. Mary's Anglican Church at 2 pm on Friday. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Mary's Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

PARDY, FLORENCE
(1920-2013)
FLORENCE PARDY
of Bay L'Argent, NL, passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the age of 93. Florence was born on February 7, 1920, at Harbour Mille. She leaves to mourn her loving husband of 67 years, Murdock Sr., who she married on November 2, 1945; sons Eric (Olga) and Murdock Jr. (Karen); daughter Bernice and husband Albert Courtemanche; daughter-in-law Yvonne; grandchildren Kalee, Christine (Clint), Dwayne (Susan), Wendy (Joel), Amanda (Roger), Kevin (Wendy) and Derek (Kelly); great-grandchildren Olivia, Joshua and Ashtyn; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her son John; parents Susie and Samuel Pardy; brothers Evan, Samuel, Jonas and George; sisters Mime Barnes and Sarah Elizabeth Pardy. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent, on Sunday, July 14, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday, July 15, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, July 16, at 2:00 p.m., at St. Hilda's Anglican Church. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1037 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 5E9. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PENNEY, Veronica
(June 8, 1935 - July 2, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Veronica Penney announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on July 2, 2013, at the age of 77. Leaving to mourn husband Clement; mother Emma Miller; daughters June (Terry Beazley) of Manitoba and Mary (Francis Levesque) of BC; grandchildren Tyler, Spencer, Zachary, Logan, Dege and Melissa; great grandchildren Kya, Odin and Laura-lynn; sisters Loretta (Wish Vaters) and Mary (Joe Whiffen); brothers Wayne Miller, John Miller (Gert) and Jerry Miller (Beth); sister-in-laws Alice and Shirley Miller; plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by brothers Gordon and Cyril Miller and father Jerome Miller. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Wednesday, July 3rd at 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from St. Patrick's RC Parish Church at a time and date to be announced. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Patrick's Building Fund.

ROGERS, ALBERT YARN
(1931-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALBERT ROGERS of Brookside, NL, announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: his fiancée Norma Bischoff; his children Bill (Barb) of Thunder Bay, ON, Anabelle Maclean of British Columbia, Jane Burry of Little Bay East, John (Daphne) of Little Bay East, Albert (Margaret) of Harbour Main; Darlene Clarke (Cecil) of Little Bay East, Dean (Elaine) of Montreal, Jim of LeDuc, AB, Larry Norris (Lucy) of Little Bay East and Judy Hawkins (Dave) of Little Bay East; 18 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Joyce; parents Rita and Hubert; brothers Willis and Ralph; sister Ann. Cremation has taken place. The Funeral Service will take place at Barrett's Chapel on Hamilton Avenue, in St. John's, at a time and date to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SMITH, BECK
(1992-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late BECK SMITH of Red Harbour, NL, announces her passing at the Placentia Health Care Complex in Placentia, on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at the age of 20. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Parents Charlotte and Scott Smith of Red Harbour; brothers Zachary Smith of Red Harbour, and Brent Shannahan of Alberta; fiancé April Miller of Red Harbour; grandparents Jane and Charlie Rowe of Point Verde; aunts Michelle Rowe (Aunt Shadow) (David) of Red Harbour, Pam Smith (James) of Alberta, and Evelyn Clarke (Jim) of Red Harbour; uncles Bill Rowe (Salome) of Iqaluit, and Bob Smith (Allison) of Red Harbour; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by grandparents Reg and Minnie Smith.
Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday, July 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Thursday, July 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 12: 00 noon. Funeral Service to take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.. Cremation to follow. In Beck's memory donations may be made to The Smith Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SPENCER, JACK
(1946-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JACK SPENCER of St. John's, formerly of Marystown, announces his passing at his residence in St. John's, on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the age of 66. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Gertie of 42 years; sons Dwayne of St. John's and Gus (Michelle) of St. John's; 1 Precious Grandchild - Riley; sister Mary Spencer of Marystown; brother Mike (Anna) Spencer of Marystown; mother-in-law Louise Cluett; sisters-in-law Jean (Don) Hollett and Florence (Calvin) Day; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents Augustine and Mary Spencer; sisters Doreen Spencer and Marcella Baker. Resting and visitation to take place from Carnell's Funeral Home in St. John's at a date and time to be announced. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Patrick's Church in St. John's at a time and date to be announced.

 

 

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