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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
June 2012

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.

 

BARNES, Emma Martha
(May 9, 1913 - June 5, 2012)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, Emma Martha Barnes of Grand Bank, age 99 years. Predeceased by husband Abram John and sons Gary & George. Leaving to mourn: daughters: Betty (Lindsay), Dianne (Gerald), Meta (Harry); sons: Max (Frances), John (Linda); 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service to be announced later. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

CLARKE, CLARENCE GERALD
1945-2012
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Sunday, June 24, 2012, CLARENCE GERALD CLARKE, in his 67th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Anne, son Fred (Cathy), Fort MacMurray, step daughters Rosalind Butler (Ross), New Brunswick, Karen Loughlin, Topsail, 6 grandchildren Bradley and Brandon Clarke, Keegan and Olivia Morris, and Jack and Emma Butler, mother Hannah Clarke, Marystown, sisters Edna Adams (Morley), Burin, Geraldine Bennett (Wade), New Brunswick, niece Carla Hillier, Burin, his extended family, the members of the Hooper family; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his father Gerald Clarke. Cremation has taken place. Cremains will be interred at a later date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

DRAKE, THOMAS PATRICK
1949-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late THOMAS PATRICK DRAKE of Lawn announces his passing at the US Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Friday June 1, 2012 at the age of 63. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Tommy (Tina) Drake of Ontario, Darren Drake of Ontario, Dwane (Mary) Edwards of Alberta, Rob (Debbie) Edwards of Ontario, Matt (Monique) Edwards of Ontario, Leon Edwards of Ontario and Brian Edwards of Ontario; daughters Henrietta Edwards of Lawn, Joeanne (Norman) Reeves of St. Lawrence and Brenda (Ray) Slaney of St. Lawrence; sisters Blanche (Pad) Ducey, Veronica (Mike) Ducey and Cecilia Slaney; 26 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by wife Apollonia Drake; daughter Rita Tarrant and parents Joseph & Mary Drake. Resting and visitation to take place from Holy Name of Jesus RC Church in Lawn on Saturday June 2nd starting at 7 pm, Sunday June 3rd all day and Monday June 4th all day. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday June 5, 2012 at 10:00 am from Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn. Interment to follow at the Mount Saint Ann R.C. Cemetery in Lawn. As expressions of sympathy donations in Thomas memory may be made to the family in lieu of flowers. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

EMBERLEY, Ella E
(July 21, 1919 - June 5, 2012)
Passed peacefully away at her residence in Grand Bank on Tuesday June 05, 2012, Mrs. Ella Emberley in her 95th year. Predeceased by husband Randolph, and parents Harry & Metilda Mavin. Leaving to mourn 15 children: daughter Phyllis (Dave), son Carlson (Ann), daughter Joyce (Herman), daughter Jane (Levi), daughter Pamela (Lowell), son George (Judy), son Gary (Ernie), son Randolph (Bernie), son Roger (Linda), daughter Helen (Roy), daughter Ruth (Carl), son Rodney (Sue), daughter Lorraine (Jim), daughter Miriam (Jim), son Bill (Sharon). Resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday 2 pm-4 pm and 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral service to be announced later. Donations in her memory may be made to the Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

FOOTE, RACHEL
1923-2012

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank, on Tuesday, June 9, 2012, RACHEL FOOTE, of Collin's Cove, Burin, NL, in her 89th year. Leaving to mourn her loving daughter, Edith Hodder (Enos), Creston South, son, Gary (Donna), Port aux Basques; 6 grandchildren, Toby Foote (Mary), Brooks, AB, Trina Byrne (Colin), St. John's, Karen Foote (Wayne), Grand Bank, Shawn Hodder, Ponoka, AB, Christopher Foote (Melissa), Montreal, Allan Foote, Edmonton, AB, 7 great grandchildren, Josh, Victoria, Cameron, Cassidy, Taya, Zachary, Shelby, brothers Nathaniel and Cyrus Mayo, ON, sisters Verlie, Georgina, Marie, Marguerite, Shirley, ON; nieces and nephews, and a large circle of relatives and friends friends. Rachel is predeceased by her husband Alfred, son Terry, sisters Hilda and Mildred and brothers Lawrence, Stanley, Nathaniel, and Gerald. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Wednesday, June 20th, 10 am - 9 pm and Thursday, June 21st, 10 am - noon. The funeral service will be held at Zion United Church, Collins Cove, on Thursday, June 21st, 2012, at 3:00 pm. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Collins Cove. In lieu of flowers, and in Rachel's memory, donations may be made to Zion United Church Cemetery Fund, Collins Cove. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

HANNAM, EUGENE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late EUGENE HANNAM of Jean De Baie announces his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Monday, June 18, 2012 at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Rita of 56 years; sons Jerry (Marie) of Spokane, Washington, Tony (Trudy) of Creston South, Patrick of Jean de Baie, Mike (Tina) of Creston South, Richard (Alice) of Jean de Baie, and Ron (Debbie) of Creston South; daughters Roberta (Jim) Moores of Placentia, Glenda Hannam (Karl Gilbert) of Edmonton, AB, and Geraldine (Phonse) Dobin of Jean de Baie; 15 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Bridget Stewart of Marystown; brothers Roche (Patsy) Hannam of Marystown, Joe (Jo-anne) Hannam of St. John's, and Pete (Sheila) Hannam of Nova Scotia; sisters-in-law Susanna Hannam of Marystown, and Anna Hannam of Nova Scotia; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents Peter and Clara Hannam; and Brothers Ben and Johnny Hannam. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday, June 19th from 7 pm - 9 pm; Wednesday, June 20th from 10 am - 9 pm and Thursday, June 21st from 10 am - 1 pm. Prayer Vigil will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 8:00 from Wiseman's Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will take place from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown on Thursday June 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at the Star of The Sea R.C. Cemetery in Jean de Baie. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HANRAHAN, SR, WILLIAM
1917-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WILLIAM HANRAHAN SR. of Little Bay announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday June 21, 2012 at the age of 94. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Frank (Doreen) of Little Bay, Richard (Agnes) of Little Bay, William Jr. (Tina) of Little Bay, Kevin of Little Bay, and Brian (Donna) of Bay Roberts; sister Mary Walsh; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by wife Bridget and son Hughie. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday June 23rd from 10 am - 9 pm; Sunday June 24th from 10 am - 9 pm; and Monday June 25th from 10 am - 1 pm. Prayer Vigil will be held on Sunday June 24th at 8 pm from Wiseman's Funeral Homes. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday June 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. As expressions of sympathy donations in William's memory may be made to Daffodil Place or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KELLY, HELEN G.
1942-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HELEN G. KELLY of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the age of 70. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Brian of Marystown, Glen (Jo-Ann) of Marystown, Keith (Tracey) of Marystown, Bernard (Gena) of Corner Brook, Perry (Charlene) of Nova Scotia, Wade (Shanna) of Marystown, and Corey (Tammy) of Marystown; daughters Mary Lynn (Tony) Cox of Marystown, and Gertrude (Wayne) Hickey of Marystown; Sisters Mary (Adrian) Fitzpatrick, Carmelita (Cyril) Ward, Sadie (Ronald) Penney, and Rose Mitchell; Brother Edward (Celeste) Mitchell; 18 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband Bernard, sister Elizabeth, and parents George & Annie Mitchell. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Monday June 11th from 10 am - 9 pm. Prayer Vigil to take place on Monday June 11th at 7 pm. Funeral Mass will take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Tuesday June 12, 2012 at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. As expressions of sympathy donations in Helen's memory may be made to The Kelly Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KENDALL, Elsie M
(November 2, 1926 - June 28, 2012
)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Thursday, June 28, 2012, Elsie M. Kendall of Grand Bank, age 85 years. Predeceased by parents George and Gertrude Simms, husband Clarence, son Hubert, granddaughter Kelly, sisters, Melita, Vera, Lucy, and brother Gerald. Leaving to mourn: sons, Roy (Shirley) of Fortune, Lloyd (Terry) of Grand Bank; daughters, Norma (Garfield), Mary (Les), Phyllis (Harvey), Glenda (Eric) all of Grand Bank; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; sisters, Shirley (Eddie) of Fortune, Audrey of Burgeo, Marjorie of Corner Brook, and brother Russ (Madeline) of St. Lawrence. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Friday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm, and on Saturday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank at 2 pm on Sunday, July 1st. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Flowers accepted or donations in her memory to St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

LEONARD, KATHLEEN M.
1924-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late KATHLEEN MADONNA LEONARD of Petite Forte announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Dermot (Judy) of Placentia, Joseph (Valerie) of Marystown, and Anthony (Christine) of Kelligrews; daughters Patricia (Stewart) Cornect of Cape St. George, Iris (Don) Fulford of Marystown, and Madonna (John) English of St. John's; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband Joseph Leonard. Resting and visitation to take place from Holy Rosary R.C. Church in Petite Forte on Monday June 18th beginning at 4 pm; and Tuesday June 19th from 10 am - 1:30 pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm from Holy Rosary R.C. Church in Petite Forte. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Petite Forte. As expressions of sympathy donations in Kathleen's memory may be made to Holy Rosary R.C. Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MITCHELL, SARAH ANN
1944-2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late SARAH ANN MITCHELL of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughter Cheryl (James) Knight of Marystown; brother Bill (Theresa) Mitchell; niece Sandy (Jerry) Power; nephew BJ (Jillian); 3 great nieces Rosanna, Sarah Marie, and Amy and Great Nephew John. Plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Charles Martin and parents John & Rosanna Mitchell. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday, June 12th from 7 pm - 9 pm, and Wednesday June 13th from 10 am - 12:00 pm, 2 pm - 5 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10:30 am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. As expressions of sympathy donations in Sarah's memory may be made to Daffodil place or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. “Our Family Serving Your Family” www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

REID, MAXWELL
1930-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MAXWELL REID of Baine Harbour announces his passing on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the age of 81. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are brothers Clyde (Shirley) Reid and Harvey (Audrey) Reid all from Baine Harbour; sisters-in-law Ida and Agnes; many nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by sister Annie King; brothers Earl, Harold and Ralph; brother-in-law Ren. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Mark's Anglican Church in Baine Harbour at a time and date to be announced. Funeral service will take place at a time and date to be announced from the St. Mark's Anglican Church in Baine Harbour. Interment to follow at the St. Mark's Anglican Cemetery in Baine Harbour. As expressions of sympathy donations in Max's memory may be made to St. Mark's Anglican Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SAVOURY, Percy Roy
(September 23, 1919 - June 21, 2012
)
Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home on Thursday June 21, 2012, Percy Roy Savoury, of Grand Bank, age 92 years. Predeceased by parents Alfred & Ruth Savoury, wife Margaret, daughter Sadie, son Arthur and daughter-in-law Kathleen. Leaving to mourn daughters: Mary (Eugene), Georgie, Shirley (Morgan), Marilyn (Howard, Colleen (Junior), Ruth (Bill), sons, Clyde (Hazel), Wallace, Fred (Marjorie), Henry (Marlene), Kevin (Ann), Bruce (Ada), and Wayne. Daughter-in-law Jessie and son-in-law Bruce. Plus a large circle of grandchildren and great grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Rick Marsh from Grand Bank United Church at 2 pm on Sunday, June 24th. Interment followed at Grand Bank United Church Cemetery. Organist was Betty Rogers. Pall Bearers were: Kevin Savoury, Henry Savoury, Wayne Savoury, Trevor Savoury, Brandon Savoury, Terry Savoury, Bruce Savoury & Wade Savoury. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

SMITH, ROBERT (LEE)
1956-2012

Passed peacefully away at the Leonard A. Miller Centre, St. John's, NL, on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, ROBERT LEON (LEE) SMITH, of CBS, NL, in his 55th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Linda, Son Perry (Lori), CBS, daughters Tammy Dawe (Andrew), CBS, Christa Pennell (Michael), Alberta, special daughter Brittany and her parents Laura and Nurk Bannister, CBS; 7 Grandchildren, Tyler, Tyson, Lindsey, P.J., Hailey, Kyle and Kristian, mother in law Ruth Lawrence, CBS, brothers Randall Smith (June), Brookside, Jerry Smith (Agnes), Marystown, Eli Smith (Jeanette), Marystown, Scott Smith (Josie), Marystown, Joe Fleming (Lucy), Marystown, sisters Kim Stewart, Manitoba, Catherine Drake (Calvin), Fox Cove; nieces and nephews, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Robert is predeceased by his parents James Smith and Jessie Courage, father in law George Smith, and niece Patricia Hannabury. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Thursday, June 21st, 8 pm – 9 pm, Friday, June 22nd, 10 am – 9 pm, and Saturday, June 23rd, 10 am – 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Seventh Day Adventist Church, Creston North, at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Interment will be at the Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery in Creston North. In lieu of flowers, in Robert's memory, donations may be made to the family Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

THORNE, HELEN DOBERT HENNEBURY
1933-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HELEN DOBER HENNEBURY THORNE of Marystown announces her passing surrounded by her loving children at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her 8 children Thomas Hennebury of Skiff, AB, Theresa (Roger) Loder of Winnipeg, MB, Pauline (Jerry) Isaacs of Burin, Jackie (Kevin) Bungay of Winnipeg, MB, Maurice (Kathy) Hennebury of Skiff, AB, Brian (Carolann) Hennebury of Grand Prairie, AB, Rodney (Rose) Hennebury of Winnipeg, AB, and Scott (Sabrina) Thorne of Marystown; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers Hubert Dober, Jerome Dober, and Bern (Leona) Dober of Marystown; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by her 1st husband Maurice Hennebury; 2nd husband Arch Thorne; brother Thomas Dober; and sisters Rita Barry, Mary Rideout and Bridget Brake. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Monday June 11th from 10 am to 9 pm and Tuesday June 12th from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. Prayer vigil to take place on Monday June 11th from Wiseman's Funeral Home at 8 pm. Funeral Mass to be held on Tuesday June 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. As expressions of sympathy donations in Helen's memory may be made to The Janeway Children's Hospital or flowers gratefully accepted. Family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre for the wonderful care they provided to our dear Mother on her Journey to Heaven to join our Dad. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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