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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
June 2011

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.

 

BANFIELD, Winnifred Martha
(May 19, 1930 - June 7, 2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, Winnifred Martha Banfield of Grand Beach, age 81 years. Predeceased by parents, Charles and Susan Hiscock; husband Lloyd; 6 brothers, Charles, Jasper, Albert, Wallace, Eli and George; 6 sisters, Mary, Lillian, Dorothy, Lucy and Fanny; leaving to mourn: son Doug (daughter-in-law) Marilyn, grandchildren, Kayla (Matt), Krysta, Dylan. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation to take place. Visitation to take place at a date and time to be announced later. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Grand Beach Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BUTLER, HELEN PHYLLIS
(1931-2011)
Passed away suddenly at her Home in Red Harbour, NL, on Tuesday, June 07, 2011, HELEN PHYLLIS BUTLER, at the age of 79 years. Leaving to mourn her loving Husband Clyde, Children Annie Barrett (Robert), Red Harbour, Alice Butler, Red Harbour, Loren Butler (Doreen), Red Harbour, Charlie Butler, Cawston, BC, Dianne Lockyer (Frank Murphy), Boat Harbour, Barry Butler (Helen), Bridgewater, NS, Susie Butler, Creston South, Loretta Mackenzie (Edward), Dartmouth, NS; 21 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Helen was predeceased by her parents Hedley and Annie Paddle, Parents in law Charlie and Sarah Butler, sister and brother in law Susie Belle and John Senior, nephew Wallace Senior, sister in law Alice Dicks and son in law Onslow Farewell. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Thursday, June 09th from 2 - 9 pm. A funeral service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Friday, June 10th at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, Creston North. In Helen's memory, flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

CUMBEN, Charley Byatt
(October 30, 1924 - June 30, 2011)
Passed peacefully at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Friday, June 30, 2011, Charley Byatt Cumben of Grand Bank, age 86 years. Predeceased by parents George and Elizabeth Cumben(Stone); wife Gertrude; son Albert; sisters, Annie Lee, Georgie Thornhill, Susie Thorne; brothers, Bert, Harry and Wilfred. Leaving to mourn: daughters, Elizabeth Bown husband (Ray); Pearl (Bruce); Joyce (Allan); 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Sarah Cumben; brother-in-law William Thornhill. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Friday from 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Saturday 10am - 12pm; 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral service will take place from the Salvation Army at 2:30 pm on Sunday. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

GRANDY, Carl
Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's, on Monday, June 13, 2011, Carl Grandy, of Bay L'argent, NL, in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 59 years, Aneta; sons: Roy (Ruby), Mount Pearl, Bill (Debra), St. John's; daughter Dorothy Pope (Curtis), Mount Pearl; 5 grandchildren: Krista, Karla, Victoria, Renee and Catherine and great-granddaughter Charleigh; sister Dorothy Vincent, Bay L'argent, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Elison, daughter Sharon, brother Robert Buglar and sister Violet. Resting at Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent, on Wednesday, June 15th, (from 2 PM), Thursday, June 16th, (all day), Friday, June 17th, (10 am - noon). The funeral service will be held at St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent, on Friday, June 17th, 2011, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Bay L'argent. In Carl's memory, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Leonard A Miller Centre, St. John's, NL or flowers will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South.

HILLIER, AUBREY GEORGE
(1931-2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, on Sunday, June 12, 2011, AUBREY GEORGE HILLIER, of Marystown, NL, in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn his loving sons Clarence (Marg), Marystown, Aubrey Jr. (Debbie), Glenwood, David Karen), Toronto, ON, Earl (Shelly), Marystown, daughters Lillian Rennie (Bill), Little Bay, Doreen Green (Harvey), Burin, Jean Power (Wayne), Little Bay, Cora Mills (Darrell), Mount Pearl; 15 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grand Children; brothers Freeman (Mary Ellen), Calmer, Howie (Mary), Marystown, Sister Rita Millette, St. Lawrence; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Melinda, and parents Edgar and Emily Hillier. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home on Monday, June 13th, (7:00 - 9:00 pm for family only), Tuesday, June 14th, (10am - 9pm), Wednesday, June 15th, (10am - 9pm), and Thursday, June 16th, (10 am - noon). Rev. Gloria Wendover will conduct the funeral Service at St. Michael's Anglican Church, Creston South, on Thursday, June 16th, 2011, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Creston South. In Aubrey's memory, flowers will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

HODDER, TRYPHENA S.
(1922-2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late TRYPHENA SUSANN HODDER of St. Bernard's announces her passing at Hoyles Escasoni Complex in St. John's on Tuesday June 14, 2011 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons William (Joan) of Alberta, Tom (Theresa) of Labrador City, Bernard (Geraldine) of Labrador City, and Gerard (Gloria) of St. Bernard's; Daughters Monnie Hynes (Jack) of St. Bernard's, Regina Wunsch (Lowell) of Alberta, Frances Pike (Wilfred) of Labrador City, and Linda Walsh (Wayne) of Little Bay; Sister Emily Ashford (Tommy Keigan) of North Sydney; 27 Grandchildren; 36 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Husband Henry, Son Edward, Parents William & Elizabeth Ashford, Brothers John, Arthur, and George, Sisters Melita Skinner and Ernestine Noseworthy, Granddaughter Mary and Great-Grandsons Henry and William. Resting and visitation to take place from Sacred Heart RC Church in St. Bernard's on Thursday June 16th beginning at 4pm; and Friday all day, where Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday June 18, 2011 at 1:00pm. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In Tryphena's memory, donations may be made to the Sacred Heart RC Church in 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

KELLY, JOHN M.
1922-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN M. KELLY of St. Lawrence announces his passing at The US Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Friday June 24, 2011 at the age of 89. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Mary- Ellen (Nellie) of 45 years; Son Roche (Linda) of Oshawa, ON.; Other Children Eymard (Thecla) of Fort McMurray, Denis (Madeline) of Marystown, Thomas (Barbara) of St. Lawrence, John (Jean) of Lewin's Cove, Madeline Power (Gordon) of St. John's, Christina Keating (Harry) of Smith's Creek, NB., and Sarah Strang (Norbert) of Penobsquis, NB.; 18 Grandchildren; 12 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Thomas & Madeline (Furlong) Kelly, Parents-in-law Ernest & Priscilla (Farrell) Turpin , Brother Roche, and Sisters Marie Kelly and Gertrude Turpin. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church in St. Lawrence on Saturday June 25th from 2 - 4pm, and 7- 9pm ; and Sunday June 26th from 2 - 4pm, and 7 - 9pm, where Funeral Mass will take place on Monday June 27, 2011 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Mount Cecilia RC Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In John's memory, donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula SPCA or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

LAKE, PATRICK J.
(1933-2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICK JOSEPH LAKE of St. Lawrence announces his passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday June 16, 2011 at the age of 78. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Mercedes of 57 years; Sons Tom (Beatrice) of Lawn, Mike (Elva) of St. Lawrence, and Eric (Paula) of St. Lawrence; Daughters Carol-Ann Slaney (George) of St. Lawrence, Elizabeth Edwards (Neil) of Lawn, Jynaita Mitchell (Sheldon) of St. Lawrence, Jacklyn Loder (Cyril) of St. Lawrence, Marsha (Tony Champdoizeau) of St. Lawrence, and Dana Rutledge (Robert) of Atlanta, Georgia; Sisters Lucy Edwards, Betty Ford, Martha Turpin, and Christina Careen; Brothers William and Sandy Lake; 20 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents Thomas & Elizabeth Lake, Daughters Sandra and Lucy, and Sister Cecilia. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Friday June 17th , Saturday June 18th, and Sunday June 19th , where the Funeral Mass will take place on Monday June 20, 2011 at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at Mount Cecilia R.C. Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Patrick's memory, flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MURPHY, PRISCILLA M.
1942-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PRISCILLA MARGARET MURPHY of Little Bay announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Tuesday June 28, 2011 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Husband James of 49 years; Sons David (Isabelle) of Toronto, and Gordon (Denise) of Oshawa; Daughters Carol Ann Alexander (Gerald) of Glovertown, Bev Murphy (Sean) of Marystown, Karen White (Shawn) of Brampton, ON., and Maureen Saunders (Ian) of Kingston, ON.; many Sisters & Brothers; 10 Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Son Keith. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday June 30th from 10am - 8pm, and Friday July 1st from 10am - 12:30pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday July 1, 2011 at 1:00pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Little Bay. In Priscilla's memory, donations may be made to the Candlelighters Association of Newfoundland and Labrador or flowers gratefully accepted.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

ROSE, Dora Ruth
(April 25, 1937 - June 24, 2011)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, on June 24, 2011, Dora Ruth Rose of Grand Bank, age 74 years. Predeceased by husband Garfield and son Everett. Leaving to mourn: Daughter Judy (Dave) Osmond of Grand Bank; Son Cyril (Beverley) of Fortune; Daughter-in-law Elaine Rose of Grand Bank; Grandchildren Rhonda, Adam, Aaron, Ryan, Alison and Andrew; Great Grandchildren Austin and Addison; Sister, Margaret Engram of Fortune; Brothers, Roy (Nina) Dominie of Harbour Breton and Eli (Darlene) Dominie of Pool's Cove. Also, a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Tim Graham from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank at 2pm on Monday, June 27th. Interment followed at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Velma Stewart. Pall Bearers were: Roy Dominie, Eli Dominie, Eric Kendall, Guy Rose, Riley Scott, Ryan Rose, Nick Dominie and David Matthews.

STOODLEY, Kenneth Aaron
Passed Away In: West Palmerston, Ontario, Canada
STOODLEY, Kenneth Aaron
- Of Palmerston and formerly of Pickering and Newfoundland, passed away peacefully at the Royal Terrace Nursing Home, Palmerston, on Friday, June 10, 2011, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Margaret Jean "Peg" Stoodley. Dear father of Carl (Patti) Stoodley of Niagara Falls, Robert (Marianne) Stoodley of Barrie and Shirley (Rick) Bell of Listowel. Grandfather of Brian (Lena) Carlaw, Andrew Stoodley and Kimberly Stoodley all of Niagara Falls; Leeanne (Scott) Hunt of Orangeville; Edward Kennedy, Brad Kennedy (Lisa) and Thomas Kennedy (Fiona) all of Listowel. Great-grandfather of Ivy, Kiera, Nathan, Samantha, Owen, Lily and many other step great-grandchildren. Brother of Eleanor Grandy of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eli Stoodley of BC and Raymond (Stella) Stoodley of Newfoundland. Brother-in-law of Bernice Smith of Saint John, NB, Dorothy Langille of Chilliwack, BC and Deborah Brando of Saint John, NB. Predeceased by one daughter Sandra Widmaier, one son John Eagles, two brothers Frank and Thomas Stoodley, sister-in-law Theresa Stoodley and brothers-in-law Charles and Robert Cook. Pastor Rob Harwood will conduct the Funeral Service on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Heritage Funeral Home, Palmerston Funeral Chapel, 267 Main St. West, Palmerston, ON (Tel. 519-343-3800). As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

STRICKLAND, Gordon T.
(January 28, 1946 - June 11, 2011)
Passed away at his residence in Point May on Saturday, June 11, 2011, Gordon T. Strickland, age 65 years. Predeceased by mother and father, Catherine and Henry Strickland; brother, Richard Strickland and sister, Ellen Strickland. Leaving to mourn: Wife, Mary; sons, Gordon Strickland(Jr), Richard Strickland (Beulah); daughters, Sheila Strickland (partner Junior), Susan Strickland (partner Glen),Sandra Brockerville (Shawn); grandsons, David Fitzpatrick, Steven Brockerville, Jordon Strickland, Luke Strickland and Leonard Hodge, granddaughters, Samantha Brockerville, Melissa Strickland, Megan Hodge and Ashley Hodge; brothers, Albert Strickland, Henry Strickland (Nancy) and Joseph Strickland. Also circle of other relatives and friends. Remains will be resting at the Most Holy Rosary Church, Point May at a date and time to be announced later. Donations in his memory may be made to the Strickland. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

WALSH, DERMOT
1950-2011
It is with great sadness that the family of the late DERMOT WALSH of Severn Bridges, ON., formerly of Marystown, announces his passing at his home in Severn Bridges, ON on Wednesday June 15, 2011 at the age of 61. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Hazel; Son Patrick; Mother Elsie Walsh; Sisters Theresa (Jim) Baker, and Nancy (Tony) Scacchi; Sister in law Donna Mary Walsh; Brothers James (Ellen), Bill, Art (Ann Marie), Ralph (Agatha), John (Wanda), Ron (Janice), and Don; 2 Grandchildren Gavyn and Garrett; A large number of nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by Father Patrick Walsh and Brother Eugene Walsh. Cremation has taken place. Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday June 21st from 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday June 22nd at 1:00 pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Inurnment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Dermot's memory, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WELSH, Harriett SiS
(September 11, 1927 - June 4, 2011)
Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Saturday, June 4, 2011 Harriett (SIS) Welsh of Grand Bank, age 83 years. Predeceased by parents, Leonard and Marjorie Matthews; first husband Archibald Rose; son Wilson (Tony) Robert Rose; brothers, Charles, Tom & Wilson Matthews; sister, Frances Crews. Leaving to mourn: husband Jabez Welsh; son James Welsh; sisters, Anne & Gary, Abbeybelle (Bruce), Esther (Keith); brothers, Ches (Mildred), Carl (Alma), Fred (Mary), John (Nora), Arch (Pat), Len (Miriam), Sid (Elizabeth); daughters-in-law, Georgina Rose and Lucy Anne Welsh; 3 grandchildren, Robert (Heather) Rose, Tracey (Scott) Thornhill, Curtis (Michelle) Welsh; 4 great grandchildren, Preston Thornhill, Samara Rose, Jersey Rose and Ava Thornhill. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday Morning (FAMILY ONLY); open to public from 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral service will take place on Monday at 2pm from Grand Bank United Church. Cremation to follow. Donations in her memory may be made to Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund. Date and time of inurnment to be announced later. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

 

 

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