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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
July 2018

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.

 

BRUSHETT, MARY FRANCES
It is with great sadness the family of Mary Frances Brushett of Creston North announces her passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Saturday July 7, 2018 at the age of 84 years. Leaving to mourn sons George Ernie (Joanne) of Creston North, Gary (Linda) of Grand Bank and Jeffery (Lorna) of Creston North; daughter Ann Forsey (Nathaniel) of Kingston, ON; grandchildren Chris, Melissa, Andrew, Justin, Jamie, Ashley, Robyn and Hannah; great grandchildren Julia, Jacob, Lilly, Jesse, Jack and Parker plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband George, mother Frances Hodder, grandparents MaryAnn & Steven Hodder. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Sunday 7-9PM and Monday 10AM to 12PM, 2-4PM and 7-9PM. Funeral service to take place from Pentecostal Church, Creston North Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11AM with interment following at Pentecostal cemetery, Creston North. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Merge, Marystown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BUTLER, CYRIL FRANCIS
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late CYRIL FRANCIS BUTLER of Marystown announces his passing. Cyril passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin on July 26, 2018 at the age of 96. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Maude of 70 years; daughters, Nora Tremblett of Marystown and Denise Butler of Marystown; 8 grandchildren, Gerard Tremblett, Jason Tremblett (Melissa), Keith Lisiecki, Mark Lisiecki, Tiffany Lisiecki, Jacob Butler, Larry Butler and Eric Butler; 4 great-grandchildren, Jayden Lisiecki, Bryce Hanlon-Tremblett, Grady Butler and Forest Butler; sisters, Geraldine Stapleton (Alex) of Marystown; and sister-in-law, Loretta Healey of St. John's; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Cyril was predeceased by his parents, Mary and John Butler, parents-in-law, Peter and Nora Mullins; brother Bernard; sisters Lenora and Kathleen; children Rosalind, Calvin and Gerard. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's funeral Home, Marystown. Friday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. In Cyril's Memory donations may be made to Support Our Troops or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

COX, CAPTAIN WILLIAM THOMAS
It is with great sadness that the family of the late CAPTAIN WILLIAM THOMAS COX of Grand Bank, formerly of Wreck Cove, announces his sudden passing on Friday, July 13, 2018, at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife, Phoebe of 47 years; sons, Andrew (Heather) of Beaumont, AB., Jamey (Vicky) of Leduc County, AB.; daughter, Tracey Thornhill (Ross) of Torbay, NL.; father, Garfield Cox Sr.; sisters, Evelyn Snook (Arthur), Linda Bennett (Otto); brothers, Garfield Jr. (Lillian), Robert (Maisie) Melvin (Patsy); sister-in-law, Cindy Cox; 7 grandchildren, Isabella, David, Kayla, Alexander, Kaia, Lexi, Gavin; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Bertha Cox; brother, Randolph Cox; nieces, Judy Cox, Dana Cox; nephews, Anthony Cox, Dwayne Snook; parents-n-law, Philip & Susannah Blagdon; and sisters-in-law, Bella Cox, Selina Sutlick. The Cox Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank at a time and date to be announced. The Funeral Service will take place from St. Alban's Anglican Church in Grand Bank at a time and date to be announced. In William's memory, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society; No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HARDIMAN, Lillian (nee Osborne)
Date of Birth Sunday, July 6th, 1941
Date of Death Friday, July 27th, 2018

Passed peacefully away on Friday, July 27, 2018 at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital. She is predeceased by her parents: Alexander and Charlotte Osborne; daughter: Tracey; granddaughter: Krista-lee; sibling: Wilfred, Ella, and George. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Leo; children: Wade, Louise (Dan) Penton, Leon, Chris (Roanna); son-in-law: Jan Holtzheimer; grandchildren: Joshua, Jessica, Mikeala, Colleen, Sarah and Kayden; special niece: Juanita Strowbridge; special family friends: Judy Johnson, Angus and Glenda Banfield, Connie Fewer, Blanche and Graham Morgan, and Edward Pardy, as well a large circle of other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home 328 Hamilton Avenue, on Monday, July 30 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lillian's memory to Parkinson's Society of Newfoundland & Labrador or The Parish of St. Michaels & All Angels. To view the online guestbook or leave a message of condolence please visit www. barretts.ca

HICKMAN, GARFIELD JAMES
It is with great sadness that the family of the late GARFIELD JAMES HICKMAN of Fortune announce his passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Florence of 47 years; son, Derrick (Jo-Anne Cull) of St. John's; daughter, Edith Grandy (June) of Salmonier Line; sisters, Blanche Crowley, Rose Green; 1 grandchild, Sarah (Marc); 2 great-grandchildren, Mia, Macy; special nieces and nephews; plus, a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas & Sarah Hickman; brother, Jack; sisters, Dulcie, Martha, Mary, Jean. Funeral Service to take place from the United Church in Fortune on Friday, July 20th at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place. Interment to follow at a later date. In Garfield's memory, donations may be made to the Fortune United Church; 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

HILLIER, SARAH JANE
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late SARAH JANE HILLIER of Grand Bank announces her passing. Sarah passed away at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on July 19, 2018 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are; sons, Isaac of Brooks, AB, and Chesley (Sarah) of Grand Bank; daughters, Elizabeth Stacey (Peter) of Point May, Bertha Snook (Jerry) of Grand Bank, Eleanor Clouter (Raymond) of Fortune and Arlene Hillier of Bonavista; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren; brother, Ralph Douglas (Mae); plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Sarah was predeceased by her husband Abraham George of 42 years; sons Johnny and Chesley; brother Garfield; sister-in-law Eleanor; grandson Tyler; and parents Isaac and Elizabeth Douglas. The Hillier Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Grand Bank on Saturday, July 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at St. Alban's Anglican Church in Grand Bank on Monday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery in Grand Bank, In Sarah's memory donations can be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

JARVIS, BARRY G.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late BARRY G. JARVIS of Lawn announces his passing. Barry passed away at the U.S Memorial Health Care Center in St. Lawrence on July 13, 2018 at the age of 56. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Trudy of 35 years; son, Jake (Samantha) of Lawn; daughter, Ashley Jarvis (Desmond Montague) of North West River, Labrador; 3 grandchildren, Jordan, Gabriel and Jorja; brothers, Bill (Karen) Jarvis of St. John's, Gerard (Jackie) Jarvis of Lawn and Eric (Marlene) Jarvis of Lawn; sisters-in-law, Barb (Tom) Edwards of Lawn, Winnie (Carl) Follett of Lawn, Adele (Roche) Collins of Lamaline and Audrey (Gerald) Edwards of Lawn; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Barry was predeceased by his parents, Valentine and Leona Jarvis, parents-in-law Gilbert and Adele Edwards. The Jarvis Family will be accepting visitors at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lawn on Saturday, July 14 beginning at 2pm and Sunday, July 15 All Day. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Monday, July 16 at 2pm. Cremation to Follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

JOYCE, JEAN E.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Wednesday, July 04, 2018, JEAN E. JOYCE, of Marystown, NL, in her 80th year. Leaving to mourn her loving daughters Kay Riggs (Basil), Burin, Cindy Joyce, Fort McMurray, Tammy Keats Willie), Paradise; 4 grandchildren, Kelly, Aimee, Christopher and Samantha, 4 great grandchildren, Rielly, Kasey, Meagan, and Patrick; brother Robie Beazley (Maureen), Big Salmonier, sisters Glenda Mayo (Gerald), Big Salmonier, Maxine Mayo (Jim), Big Salmonier; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Jean is predeceased by her husband William, brothers Sam Beazley and Boyd Beazley and sister Sadie Hannam. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Thursday, July 05, from 2 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm and Friday, July 06, from 10 am - noon, 2 - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on a Saturday, July 07 at 11:00 am. No flowers at the request of the family. Donations, in Jean's memory, may be made to either Daffodil Place or Ronald McDonald House. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

KENNEDY, BERNICE
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late BERNICE KENNEDY of Little Bay announces her passing. Bernice passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin on July 26, 2018 at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her husband Joseph; son, James Joseph (Raquel); 4 grandchildren, Liam, Bella, Imogen and Lucas; brothers, Ambrose Farrell (Mealine) of St. John's, Phil Farrell (Brenda) of Little Bay, and Alonzo Farrell of Marystown; sisters, Mary Burry (Arthur) of Green's Pond, Jenny Flynn (Marvin) of Little Bay and Marguerite Drake (Bill) of Burin; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Bernice was predeceased by her parents Margaret and Ambrose Farrell, brother Jerome and other family member. The Kennedy Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday, July 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In Bernice's memory donations may be made to The Kennedy 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

LUNDRIGAN, WILLIAM J.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late WILLIAM J. LUNDRIGAN of Parker's Cove announces his passing. William passed away at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on July 4, 2018 at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are son, Bill (Jeanean) of paradise; daughter, Jennifer Lundrigan (Jarrod Moores) of Kelligrews; 5 grandchildren, Liam, Madison, Ashley, Christopher and Brianna; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Alf (Donna) of Parker's Cove and Andy (Alice) of Parker's Cove; sisters, Priscilla Jones of Parker's Cove, Mary Brady (Bill) of Fortune, Theresa Stacey (Al) of Fortune, Rose Stacey (Felix) of Point May, Diane Matterface (Ross) of Boat Harbour and Betty Ann Baker (Stan) of Avondale; plus a large circle of nieces and nephews and extended family and friends. William was predeceased by his parents, William and Elizabeth Lundrigan and his sister, Florence Baker. In honouring Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. A family inurnment to take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parker's Cove at a later date.

MULLETT, PETER PHILIP
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late PETER PHILIP MULLETT of Parker's Cove (formerly of O'derin Island, Placentia Bay) announces his passing. Peter passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the age of 95. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his son, Bill and wife Ada of Parker's Cove with whom he previously resided; daughter, Grace Mullett (Phil Smith) of Red Harbour; 3 grandchildren, Yvonne Sturge (Lester), George Young, & Dwayne Young (Lisa); 8 great-grandchildren, Melissa (Rory), Ryan, Caitlyn, Alyssa, Gavin, Harley, Jasmine & Cheyanne; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Jayden & Jaxon; brothers, Frank Mullett of St. Mary's and Jack Mullett of St. John's; sisters, Mary Drake of Placentia, Emma Farrell of St. John's and Kitty of Delaware. Also, very special friends, David Synard, Juanita Picco, Chris Hartson, Jerome Meade, Doreen McCarthy, Cecil and Doug Murphy and his extended family The Griffins plus many, many more relatives and friends. Peter was predeceased by his wife Ida, his parents, William and Theresa Mullett, brothers and sisters. A Special Thank you to the staff at the Bruin Peninsula Health Care Centre and the Blue Crest Nursing Home for the exceptional care given to Peter in his final days. The Mullett Family will be accepting visitors at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Parker's Cove on Friday, July 6th beginning at 3:00 pm, Saturday, July 7th All Day, Sunday, July 8th All Day and Monday, July 9th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Parker's Cove on Monday, July 9 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parker's Cove. In Peter's memory donations may be made to the Mullett Family or flowers gratefully accepted.
FISHERMAN'S PRAYER
God grant that I may live to fish
Until my dying day.
And when it comes to my last cast
I then must humbly pray
When in the Lord's safe landing net
I'm peacefully asleep,
That in His mercy, I be judged
As big enough to keep
.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

PARSONS, BERNICE ELLEN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late BERNICE ELLEN PARSONS of Point May announce her passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Thursday July 26, 2018, at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are parents, Peter & Effie Parsons of Point May; sister, Georgina Stacey (Wayne); brothers, Clyde Parsons (Judy), Lloyd Parsons (Michelle); neices, April, Valene, Courtney, Cassie, Jennifer; nephews, Jonah, Jonathan, Gregory. Predeceased by grandparents, Albert & Alice Teletchea, Samuel & Agnes Clements; nephew & Godson, Justin Parsons. The Parsons' Family will be accepting visitors at Church of the Most Holy Rosary in Point May on Sunday, July 29th from 10:00am to 9:00pm with a Family Service at 7:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, July 30th, at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In Bernice's memory, donations may be made to the family. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

PARSONS, IDA E.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late IDA E. PARSONS of Grand Bank, NL announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday July 3, 2018, at the age of 95. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons: Ches Parsons (Patricia) of Port Bickerton, Arthur Parsons (Debbie) of Montreal; daughters, Bessie Grandy (Roy) of Grand Bank, Mary Skinner (James) of Grand Bank, Emily Carroll (James) of St. Andrews; sister, Mary Skinner of Louisbourg; brother, Gordon Durnford (Sarah) of Halifax; sister-in-law, Minnie Durnford; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Predeceased by husband, Robert Parsons; parents Arthur and Edith Durnford; grandson, Tanner Parsons; sisters, Mable Young and Janet Priddle; brothers, John Durnford, Reginald Durnford and William Durnford; brother-in-law, Melvin Skinner. The Parsons' Family will be accepting visitors at Wisemans Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Thursday, July 5th from 10:00am to 12:00 noon , 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, July 6th, at 1:00pm from St. Alban's Anglican Church in Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery in Grand Bank. In Ida's memory, donations may be made to the Blue Crest Home or the St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

PIKE, KEVIN M.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late Kevin M. Pike of St. Lawrence announces his passing. Kevin passed away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Emma of 65 years; sons, Kevin Jr. (Judy) of Oshawa, ON, Paul (Laura) of St. Lawrence, Gordon (Jillian) of Dunville, and Eric (Toni) of Fort St. John, BC; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Aloysius (Imelda) of Labrador City, Alexander (Arlene) of PEI, and Gerald of St. Lawrence; sisters-in-law, Gail Pike of Labrador City, Bessie Pike of St. John's, Alma Pike of St. John's, Lorna Pike of Ottawa, ON, and Celeste Cleary of St. John's; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Kevin was predeceased by his parents, Thomas & Agnes Pike; sisters, Marguerite LeBlanc, Geraldine Lacey, Jean Graham, Doreen Pike; and brothers, Cornelius, Aubrey & Roland Pike. The Pike Family will be accepting visitors at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday, July 10th, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm; and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.; from where the prayer vigil will be held on Tuesday evening at 8:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:30 am. Inurnment will follow at Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence. In Kevin's memory donations may be made to the St. Thomas Aquinas Choir. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

STEWART, WANDA R.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late WANDA R. STEWART of Jacques Fontaine announces her passing. Wanda passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the age of 49. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are son, Shane Stewart of Burin; sisters, Bella (Shawn) Keating of Burin, and Ann (George) Davis of Hamilton, ON; brothers, Jack Stewart of St. John's, Russ Stewart of St. John's, George Stewart of Hamilton, ON, Ern (Lisa) Stewart of Burin, Jobie Stewart of Jacques Fontaine, and Kevin (Wendy) Stewart of Hamilton, ON; brother-in-law, Eric Pardy of New Brunswick; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Wanda was predeceased by her parents, John & Sylvia Stewart; baby brother, Arthur Stewart; and sisters, Kathleen Pardy and Sheila (Larry) Mitchell. The Stewart family will be accepting visitors at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's on Friday, July 13th, beginning at 2:00 pm; Saturday, July 14th, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm; and Sunday, July 15th, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Cremation to follow. Mass of Christian Burial to take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's on a date and time to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

 

 

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