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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
June 2015

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.

 

BENNETT, Hettie
(July 15, 1941 - June 6, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on June 6, 2015 age 73 years old. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories Son; Fred (Pam) Bennett, daughter; Lisa (Craig) Rideout, son; Alex (Judy) Bennett; grandchildren; Jeffrey (Shanda) Bennett, Brandon Rideout, Evan Rideout, Destiny Bennett, Sarah Bennet and great granddaughter; Anna Bennett, sisters; Jean (Herb) Dunford of Grand Bank, Susie Rogers of Ontario, Mary (Art) Russell of Vancouver, and brother; Ambrose (Rose) Melloy of Ontario, plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband; John, parents; Fred & Mary Melloy, stepmother; Emily Melloy, father& mother-in-law; Alex & Glagys Bennett, sisters; Frances Melloy, Margaret Hillier, brother-in law; Charles Rogers, brother & sister-in law; Tom & Bernice Bennett. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday, June 7th 2-4pm (Family Only), public visitation will start at 7pm-9pm, and on Monday June 8th 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday June 09, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Grand Bank, United Church. Cremation will take place after the Funeral Service. Inurnment to follow at a later date. In honour of Hettie's memory for her love and dedication towards children, donations will be greatfully accepted for future donation to the beautiful Community Park, Grand Bank, where we know she would have loved to spend some time. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BRUSHETT, Marie
(July 6, 1930 - June 21, 2015)

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving children, Marie Brushett of Burin, NL. Born July 6, 1930 at Bugden's Point. Eldest daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Moulton. Predeceased by her loving husband William (Bill), sister Marguerite Keating, brother Jack Moulton, and sister in law Mabel Roberts. Leaving to mourn, her children; Julie Sutton (Kevin), Lynn, Bill (Deborah), Fern Mitchelmore (Bob), Calvin (Kim); her grandchildren; Brian, Laura and Ashley Sutton, Ryan Brushett, Stephen (Laura), Cameron, and Cailin Brushett, Paul, Adam and Kelly Mitchelmore, Andrew, Michael, and Amy Brushett; and three brothers, three sisters and their spouses and families. A special thank you to the staff of 2SW, St. John's Long Term Care Facility for their love, care and support. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Salt Pond, Burin. Visitation Tuesday June 23, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. Funeral Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10:30am, Zion United Church, Collins Cove. Interment at the United Church Cemetery, Collins Cove. Donations may be made in Mom's memory to Zion United Church, which she attended most of her life raising her children in love and faith, or the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Flowers graciously accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."
Your loving, gentle, caring ways, have touched me from life's start. Each memory of the times we've shared are treasured deep within me

DRAKE, Patricia Marie
(June 12, 1949 - June 5, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on Friday, June 5, 2015 Patricia Marie Drake of St. Lawrence in her 65 year. Leaving to mourn with precious memories daughters Bonnie Drake St. Lawrence, Lenora Slaney (Shane) Paradise, Granddaughter Caitlyn, Grandsons Keegan and Carter Slaney, sisters Dorothy (Charles) Hooper, St. Lawrence, Joan ( Phil) Blyde St. Lawrence, Verna (Leo) Caul Southern Harbour, Frances (Lother) Brosch Ontario, Susan (Cyril) Goodes Colorado, Jeananne (Clyde) Miller BC, Brothers William (Yvonne) Drake Ontario, Owen (Alice) Drake Ontario, Clyde (Shelia)Drake, sister-in-law Bernice Drake Burin, brother-in-law Chris Warren Arnold's Cove, a large circle of nieces, nephews and a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father William Patrick Drake, mother Sarah Jane Nelson, sister Jessica Broydell, brothers Thomas Drake and Leonard Drake, nephews Jason, Donald, William and Andrew Drake. Resting at her residence, 79 Fairview Ave, St. Lawrence on Saturday and Sunday from 2-9 PM. The Mass of Christian of burial will be on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11 AM from St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church with cremation to follow. In her memory flowers gratefully accepted or donations to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

FARRELL, NORMA M.
(1938-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late NORMA FARRELL of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the age of 77. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Dan (Karen) of St. Lawrence, Brian (Marie) of Mount Pearl, Gordie (Nicole) of CBS and Paul of St. Lawrence; daughter, Joy Farrell of Mount Pearl; sisters, Gloria Ducey (Eugene) of St. Lawrence and Joan Edwards (Robert) of Nova Scotia; brothers, Theo Slaney of St. Lawrence, Roy (Anne) Slaney of St. Lawrence and Jed (Jean) Slaney of St. Lawrence; 8 grandchildren, Josh, Justin, Sammie, Katelyn, Travis, Simon, Nicholas and Lucas; sisters-in-law, Marg Slaney of St. Lawrence, Sheila Slaney of St. Lawrence and Therese Slaney of St. Lawrence; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Gordon; parents, Rene and Bertha Slaney; sister, Patricia; brothers, Adrian, Ted, Loyola, Herb, Ray and Fabian. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, June 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 7, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, June 8, at 2:30 p.m. The Vigil Service will take place on Sunday, June 7, at 8:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Norma's memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart Chapel in St. Lawrence or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FITZPATRICK, ROSE MARY
(1946-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ROSE FITZPATRICK of Mount Pearl, formerly of St. Lawrence, announces her passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, on Wednesday, June 3rd, at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughters, Collette Weare of Dartmouth, NS and Carol-Anne Miller (Andrew) of Annapolis Valley, NS; brothers, Ambrose (Gladys) of St. Lawrence, Jack of Heron Bay, ON, Ernest (Sally) of Scarborough, ON, Eric (Rhonda) of Wabush, Labrador and Cyril (Margaret) of Marystown; 4 grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Carroll; mother, Margaret Edwards; father, Stephen Fitzpatrick. Resting and visitation will take place from Caul's Funeral Home, on Thursday, June 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, on Saturday, June 6, at 1:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Rose's memory donations may be made to The Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association, 70 The Boulevard, first Floor, St. John's, NL A1A 1K2. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HENDERSON, Kimberley
(November 6,1969 - June 1, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of Kimberley Henderson of St. Lawrence announces her passing at US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on Monday June 1, 2015 at the age of 45 years. Leaving to mourn with precious memories are husband David, sons Kyle, James and Christopher all of St. Lawrence; parents Sarah and Pat Brake of St. Lawrence; sisters Karen Brake, Amanda Pike (Darrell), and Krista Coady (John) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by Uncle Clar Brake. Resting at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, St. Lawrence on Wednesday from 7-9 pm and Thursday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday with a time to be announced at a later date. Cremation to Follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

JOHNSTON, PEARL H.
(1935-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PEARL JOHNSTON of St. Bernard's announces her passing at The Agnes Pratt Home in St. John's, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Paul (Peggy) of Calgary, AB, Jerome (Debbie) of Prince George, BC, Keith (Carol) of Prince George, BC and Cyril (Susan) of Edmonton, AB; daughters, Paulette (Frank Clarke) of Foxtrap, Marjorie Osbourne (Glen) of St. John's, Colleen Scott (Carl) of Marystown and Lana Harty (Wayne) of Pasadena; sister, Marjorie Hynes (George) of Marystown; brothers, Jerome (Mary Francis) Hackett of St. Bernard's, Manual (Phyllis) Hackett of St. Bernard's and Bill (Marg) Hackett of St. Bernard's; sister-in-law, Daphne Hackett of St. Bernard's; 20 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Kevin Johnston; parents, Jerome and Catherine Hackett; sons, Kevin and Robert; great-granddaughter, Hayden Osbourne; brothers, Charlie (Mary) Hackett and Clar Hackett. Resting and visitation will take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernard's, on Thursday, June 25, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, June 26, at 4:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. In Pearl's memory donations may be made to the Down Syndrome Society (21 Pippy Pl., St. John's, NL A1B 3X2). Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KEARLEY, Reginald
(September 7, 1929 - June 20, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday June 20, 2015 Reginald Kearley, age 85 years of Grand Bank. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories 3 sons Lloyd (Cynthia) of Brampton ON, Dave (Lisa) of Grand Bank NL, Fred (Janie) of Paradise NL, grandchildren Robyn and Steven; brother Maurice of Fortune NL, sister Florence of Grand Bank NL plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Eva. Resting at Warrens Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Saturday from 7-9 pm family only and on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm open to the public. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday at 2 pm from St. Alban's Anglican Church, with interment following at Anglican Cemetery Grand bank. No flowers by request donations in his memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

KIRBY, Nicole
(March 27, 1992 - June 3, 2015)

Passed suddenly away at the Grand Bank Hospital on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Nicole Kirby of Epworth in her 23rd year. Leaving to mourn with precious memories Dad Junior, stepdad Cory, Mom Janet, stepdad Patrick Deveau, grandmother Mary Kirby, grandparents Jim and Ellen Walsh and a large circle of Aunts, Uncles and cousins plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by grandfather Gerard Kirby; great-grandparents Patrick and Elsie Walsh, Benjamin and Catherine Edwards. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin with a time to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in her memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

LAKE, JOHN J.
1913-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN LAKE of South East Bight announces his passing at the Long Term Care Facility in St. John's, on Saturday, June 6th, at the age of 101. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Donald (Florence) of South East Bight; daughters, Elizabeth Murphy (Raymond) of St. John's, Cecilia Lake of St. John's, Regina Brewer (Joseph) of South East Bight & Matilda Whyte (Anthony) of South East Bight; sister, Veronica Connors of Placentia; 28 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; special friends, Jim, Joan & Mary Ward; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary; parents, John & Matilda; son, William; daughter, Theresa; sisters, Betsy Byrne & Flora Gambin; brothers, Peter & Dan. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in South East Bight, on a date and time to be announced; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in South East Bight. In John's memory donations may be made to St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in South East Bight or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

LAWRENCE, STEPHEN WAYNE
1949-2015

Passed away suddenly at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Monday, June 08th, 2015, STEPHEN WAYNE LAWRENCE, of Bay L'argent, NL, in his 65th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Joyce, son Wayne (Christy), Salmon Cove, daughter Tracy Hynes (Kevin), St. Bernard's, and mother Marjorie Lawrence, Marystown Retirement Home; 2 grandchildren, Benjamin Lawrence and Keegan Hynes; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent, on Tuesday, June 09th, (from 7:30 PM), Wednesday, June 10th, (all day), Thursday, June 11th, (10 am - noon). The funeral service will be held at St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent, on Thursday, June 11th, at 2:00 PM. Interment is in the Anglican Church Cemetery in Bay L'argent. In lieu of flowers, donations in Steve's memory may be made to St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Bay L'argent. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

LOW, LINDA
(1947-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late LINDA LOW of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Alexander James (Robyn) of Toronto, ON; sisters, Freda Amaral of Massachusetts, Margaret (Con) Pike of St. Lawrence, Marion Whyte of Ontario, Sandra Woodbury of New Hampshire and Vera (Murray) Spotton of Ontario; brother, Charles Pike of British Columbia; 4 grandchildren, Athena, Izzy, Skye and Emma; plus many beloved nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Blanche Pike; beloved sisters, Violet, Stella, Lucy and Betty; brothers, Levi and John. The Funeral Service will take place on a date and time to be announced. In Linda's memory donations may be made to the SPCA or any Humane Society or St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MITCHELL, HUGH M.
(1933-2015)
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, on Friday, June 19, 2015, Hugh Mitchell, aged 82 years. Left to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of over 52 years, Bride; his children: Karen, St. John's; Mark (Sherry), White's Lake, NS; David, Edmonton, AB; Patti Corcoran (Herb), Riverhead, SMB; Sandy (Jason Norman), Dartmouth, NS; Joseph (Jackie), Brooks, AB; Colleen (Jason King), Lakevale, NS; and Jerome (Colleen), Dartmouth, NS; his brother Patrick (Lolita), Haliburton, ON; sisters Regina, Susanna Hannam, Ita Cusick (Alonzo), Marystown; Theresa Carey (Jack), Corner Brook; grandchildren: Jason, Vincent, Jenna, Julia, Joshua, Jeremy, Cate, Daniel, Byron, Ryan, Garrett, Miriam, Sophie, Beth and Grace; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Annie E. Mitchell; sister, Philomena; brothers, Anthony and Thomas(Maude), and brother-in-law, John Hannam. Special thanks to his caregivers Leah and Pearl, and to the staff of the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Dialysis Unit. Resting and visitation will take place at Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown, Sunday, June 21, 12:00 - 9:00 pm and Monday, June 22, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, June 23 at 11:00 am, at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Marystown. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hugh's memory may be made to the Dialysis Unit, Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, or Sacred Heart Parish, Marystown. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

POWER, KENNETH M.
(1943-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late KENNETH POWER of St. Lawrence, formerly of Dartmouth, NS, announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence, on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife of 46 years, Beatrice (Beck); sister, Sharon (James) Chesterfield of Ontario and brother, Robert of Ontario. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Mary (Faulkner) Power; brothers, Frank and Patrick; sisters, Phyllis and Katherine. Cremation has taken place. The Funeral Service will take place at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in St. Lawrence, on Monday, June 29, at 2:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow at St. Matthew's Anglican Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken's memory may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church Window Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALSH SR., WALTER J.
(1952-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WALTER WALSH of Marystown announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the age of 62. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Sharon of 40 years; sons, Walter Jr. (Veronica Barnes) of Marystown, Colin (Jeannie) of Marystown and Tyler (Jillian Kelly) of Marystown; daughter, Trudy (Terrence King) of Marystown; sisters, Joan (Wayne) Sweetland of Marystown, Kay (Leo) Kelly of Marystown, Gabriella (Edward) Murphy of Marystown and Edna Walsh of Edmonton, AB; brothers, Martin (Josephine) of Nova Scotia, Richard (Gail) of Nova Scotia, John (Mary) of Marystown, Kenneth (Effie) of Marystown and Mike of Marystown; 7 grandchildren, Coady, Spencer, Tori, Abby, Tamara, Noah and Mya; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John Tom and Bertha Walsh; parents-in-law, Vincent and Mary Ann Spencer; sister, Martha Walsh. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Wednesday, June 3rd, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, June 5, 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 Friday, June 5, at 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Walter's memory donations may be made to The Walsh Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

YOUNG, SARAH JANE
(1932-2015)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, SARAH JANE YOUNG of Creston South, NL, in her 82nd year. Leaving to mourn her loving daughters Bernice (Ed), Sue (Mac), Donna (Dominic), Kim (Glen), and Roxanne, sons Ern, Reuben (Mary), Karl (Darlene), Gary, Colin, and Rodney; 15 grandchildren, Corey, Dwayne, Derrick, Johnathan, Matthew, Patrick, Brittany, Tyson, Nadine, Ryan, Sherry, Shawn, and Matthew, 10 great grandchildren, Emily, Emmie, Max, Chelsea, Chad, Parker, Abigail, Christian, Ryleigh, Bentley and Mackenzie; sisters Stella, Louise, and Vern, brothers Gerard (Shirley), Don (Mary), brothers in law Alex, Walter (Melanie), sisters in law Margaret, Nancy (Frank), and Sue; special friend Elsie Wiscombe; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 7 - 9 pm (family only), Thursday June 11, 10 am - 9 pm and Friday, June 12, 10 am - 9 pm, and Saturday, June 13 from 10 am - noon. The funeral service will be held at Hope and Faith Corps Salvation Army Citadel, Creston South, on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Creston South. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Sarah's memory may be made to the Burin SPCA or to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

 

 

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