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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
June 2019

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.

 

BRENTON, ALOYSIUS
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on June 14, 2019 ALOYSIUS BRENTON of Marystown in his 85th year. Aloysius is predeceased by his parents Jack and Donalda Brenton; his sisters, Marcella, Joan, and Evelyn; his brothers, Eugene, Wayne, and Patrick; his son, Randy Brenton; grandson, Stephen Brenton; and son-in-law, Ed Thistle. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories is his wife Mary of 64 years; sons, Aubrey (Phyllis), and Calvin (Donna); daughters, Vivian Thistle, Cindy Ducey (Chris), and Mary Nolan (Roger); daughters-in-law, Gina Brenton and Lett Brenton; 6 grandchildren, Kimberly, Stephanie, Darren, Kristen, Tiffany, and Patrick; 8 great-grandchildren, Olivia, Kye, Amara, Reese, Madison, Braxton, Jett, and Emme; brothers, Thomas, Alan (Dianne) and families; sisters, Susie (John) and families, and Jacqueline (Allister) and families. The Brenton Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Mental Health Association or a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

BRUSHETT, Gordon Winston Maxwell
It is with great sadness that the family of Gordon Winston Maxwell Brushett of Burin announces his passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on June 14, 2019 at the age of 77 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Evelyn (nee Francis); sister Jessie Abbott (Harvey); children Darryl Francis (Ada), Dwayne (Janice), Kimberly (Carl) and Craig (Bonnie); grandchildren Valerie (Nadine), Stephen (Beverly), Trevor (Yu), Ryan (Whitney), Skyler, Matthew, Zackary, Ethan and Emily; six great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Douglas and Victoria Brushett, brothers Charles, Leonard and George and sister Elsie. Gordon was a devoted volunteer in his community. His love for children was evident in his devotion to The Donald C. Jamieson Academy Breakfast Program. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Monday June 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM with inurnment following at Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point, Salmonier. No flowers by request. Donations in Gordon memory can be made to the family. Special thanks to the staff of St. Clare's Mercy Hospital for their care and professionalism. You will always be held dear to our hearts. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

FOOTE, JOHN
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late John Foote of Parker's Cove announces his passing. John passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on June 13, 2019 at the age of 74. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Helen of 44 years; daughters, Sarah Picco (Ronnie) of Parker's Cove, Sue Ella Foote (Jamie Maloney) of Bonavista; grandchildren, William Picco, Amanda Maloney, Andrew Picco; brother, Gerard Foote of Parker's Cove; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. John was predeceased by his parents John & Rita Foote. The Foote Family will be accepting visitors at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Parker's Cove on Friday, June 14th, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm. Rosary at 7:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, June 15th, at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parker's Cove. In John's memory donations may be made to charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

ROWLANDS, PETER M.
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of PETER M. ROWLANDS of Jean de Baie, NL (formerly of Stephenville, NL) on Sunday, June 02, 2019. Surrounded by his loving family and caregivers, Peter passed peacefully, at home, at the age of 93 years. Peter is survived by his wife, Mary of 65 years, along with his nine children: Angela (Clarence Casey - CBS, NL), Donna (David Weber - London, ON), Peter (Brenda - Lansdowne, ON), Dave (Cynthia - Gander, NL), Joe (Julie - Dartmouth, NS), John (Colette - Lawrencetown, NS), Ray (Brenda - Mount Pearl, NL), Philip (Laura - Embrun, ON), Cathy (Tony White - Shediac, NB). He also leaves behind a loving legacy of twenty-three grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Born in Jean de Baie, May 6, 1926, he moved to Stephenville during the construction of the Earnest Harmon Airforce Base, where he met and married Mary Dalton, of Johns Pond, St. Mary's Bay. He was employed in various capacities throughout his life, ending his working career in 1984 as first engineer of MV Fred J. Agnich (operated by GSI/Texas Instruments). People were high priority to Peter. He was a community-oriented person, and generously volunteered with various service groups - including a lifetime membership with the Lions Club. He loved to laugh, sing and tell stories, and was considered a natural entertainer by all. He liked nothing better than a house full of family and friends. He will be sorely missed. Peter was predeceased by his parents, John Tom and Mary Rowlands; brothers: Phonse, Len, Jack, Rod, and Joe; sisters: Theresa, Lucy, Mary and Margaret; and son James. Visitation will take place at Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown on Thursday, June 6 from 7-9pm and Friday June 7from 1-7pm with Vigil from 7-9pm. Funeral service will take place at Sacred Heart Parish, Marystown on Saturday, June 8th at 11am. Interment will follow at Star of the Sea Cemetery in Jean de Baie. Flowers graciously accepted or donations may be made in hishonour to the Marystown Lions Club, PO Box 277, Marystown, NL A0E2M0 President Edna Power 709 279 2948. Forever in our hearts-Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

SCOTT, CAPTAIN JERRY
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of CAPTAIN JERRY SCOTT, he has set sail into his final journey. Mr. Scott passed away at his home on June 12, 2019. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his sons; Stewart (Phyllis), Wayne (Madonna), Barry (Gaye), and Glen (Peggy); 8 grandchildren, Stewart (Chrissy), Jeff (Courtney), Sheldon, Morgan (Olivia), Joshua, Patricia (Dustin), Matthew, and Daniel; 6 great-grandchildren, his pride and joys, Bentley, Ethan, Spencer, Maria, Scarlett, and Alana; his brother, Cecil (Marion); his sisters, Ruby (Gerald) and Ann (Harry); brother-in-law, Gordon (Alice); plus a large circle of family and friends. Greeting him into the heavenly home are his wife, Marion; his parents, Clayton and Ellen Scott; parents-in-law, Freeman and Maude Clarke; sisters, Una and Winnie (Aaron); brother, Bert (Mary); brother-in-law, Albert Clarke; nephew, Allen Scott. As per Jerry's wishes, cremation has taken place. Funeral Service will take place at St. Matthews Anglican Church in Harbour Mille on Saturday, June 15th at 2:00 p.m. Inurnment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Little Harbour East. In Mr. Scott's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 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.wisemansfh.ca

STACEY SR., HERMAN
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late HERMAN STACEY SR. of Little Bay announces his passing. Herman passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin on June 14, 2019 at the age of 84. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Lucy of 57 years; son, Herman Jr. of Calgary; daughters, Yvonne Stacey of Vancouver, Claudine Prior (Randall) of Spanish Room, Maxine Stacey (Frazer Skinner) of Conception Bay South, and Bridget Stacey of Marystown; 1 grandchild, Carter Prior, ; brother, Gordon Stacey of Medicine Hat; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Herman was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Jessie Stacey; parents-in-law, John and Bridget Power; brother, Ambrose Stacey; and sisters, Olive, and Maude. The Stacey Family will be accepting visitors at Peninsula Funeral Home in Creston on Saturday, June 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. then Funeral Service will take place a Peninsula Funeral Home at 5:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

TRIMM Laura
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister at the age of 74 years. Laura Trimm passed peacefully away at the Agnes Pratt Home, St. John's, June 1, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Laura leaves to mourn a large and loving family including her three sons; Shaun (Gail), Darrin (Bonnie) and Trevor (Pam), brothers; John (Alberta), Les (Mary), George (Shirley), Wilson (Linda), and Wayne (Diane), and sisters; Vera (Gord), Betty (Larry), and Janice (Wayne). Laura was also a grandmother to Vicki, Lindsey, Kelly, Amanda, Tyler, Brandon and Nathan, and a grea tgrandmother to Angela plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by her husband Lloyd, as well as mother and father, Abigail and Edgar. The family will receive visitors at Serenity Funeral Home, 7 Church Street, Grand Bank on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 3-9 PM. A Funeral service in Laura's memory will be held at Serenity Funeral Home, Grand Bank for family Monday, June 3rd at 2PM followed by interment at the Salvation Army Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the The Salvation Army, Grand Bank. The family wishes to thank the home care workers, and the doctors, nurses and staff at the Cancer Centre and Agnes Pratt for their warm and loving care that Laura received during her stay. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Because We Care

 

 

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