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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.

 

BRANDY, ROY GEORGE
Born in Grand Bank, NL
Sunday, September 3, 1933 - Saturday, June 29, 2019

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday June 29, 2019, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth. Loving father of Kimberley Babcock and her husband Jim and Jennifer Harris and her husband Jeff. Cherished Pop of Jason Babcock (Kristen), Stephanie Harmon (Thomas), John-Paul Morris (Amy), Elizabeth Morris and great grandpa to Hayden Roy Morris. Survived by his sister Barbara White of St. John's, Newfoundland. Predeceased by his mother and father Jack and Joy (Griffin) Grandy and his brother Harry. The family is very grateful for the care and compassion from the Palliative Care Team at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday July 3rd from 6-8 pm. Memorial donations to Palliative Care 4th Floor Lakeridge Health Oshawa or St. Michael's Hospital-Cardiac Care Unit would be appreciated. For online condolences, please visit www.armstrongfh.ca

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.

FITZPATRICK, HELEN
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late HELEN FITZPATRICK of Jean de Baie announces her passing. Helen passed away at St. Clare's Mercy Home in St. John's on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her husband Isadore of 61 years; sons, Tony (Patricia) of Jean de Baie, Bill (Mary Ryan) of Marystown, Kim (Tina) of Pouch Cove; daughters, Sandra Chislett (Dave) of Jean de Baie, Mary Fitzpatrick (Sterling Whalen) of Jean de Baie, Bernadine Farewell (Jim) of Jean de Baie, Bonnie Fitzpatrick of Jean de Baie, Tina Power (Brian) of Jean de Baie, and Nadine Hillier (Leonard) of Jean de Baie ; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Molloy of Grand Bank, Philomene Hackett of Benoits Cove, Stella Young (Pius) of St. George's, Lenora Harding (Kevin) of Marystown and Rose Hannam (Martin) of Jean de Baie; brother-in-law, David Fitzpatrick (Bertha) of Lawn plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Helen was predeceased by her parents, William and Mary O'Keefe; brothers, Jerome and Patrick O'Keefe; sisters, Rita Barry, Catherine White, Genevieve McCarthy and Mary White. The Fitzpatrick Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday, June 25th from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, June 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with vigil at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Thursday, June 27th with a time to be announced. Interment to follow at the Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Cemetery in Jean de Baie. In Helen's memory flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

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

GRANDY, Esther (nee Price)
January 4, 1919 - June 20, 2019

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in her 101st year. Beloved Wife of the late Harvey Grandy. Loving Mother of Henrietta (Malcolm), Hilda (Robert), Blossom, the late Rose and son-in-law Bernard. Cherished Grandma of Harvey (Robbie), Denise (Dan), Paul (Amy), Mel (Crystal), Colette (Todd) and treasured Great-Grandma of many. Dear sister of Rose and Leonard. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Visitation will be held at the Low and Low Funeral Home, Port Perry, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Esther may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

LAKE, GERARD S.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late GERARD S. LAKE of Rushoon announces his passing. Mr. Lake passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Mary of 66 years; sons, Eugene Lake of Rushoon, Randell Lake (Madeline) of Rushoon, Michael Lake of Rushoon, Brian Lake (Dianne) of Baine Harbour; and Jerry Lake (Daphne) of Calgary, AB; daughters, Barbara Moores (Charles) of Rushoon, and Patricia Stewart (Sean) of Kingston, ON; sisters, Mercedes Silver of St. John's, Madonna Mulrooney of Placentia, Nora Mulrooney of Placentia, Martha Lake (James) of Rushoon, Regina Hawco (Dermot) of Rushoon, Maureen Cheeseman (James) of Rushoon, and Lynette Cheeseman (Pius) of Rushoon; brothers, Henry Lake (Mary) of St. John's, Dennis Lake (Loretta) of St. John's, and Jack Lake (Herbertha) of Jean de Baie; grandchildren, Glenda (Joe) Senior of Rushoon, Scott Moores of Rushoon, Shauna Stewart & Cameron Stewart of Kingston, ON, and Olivia Lake of Calgary, AB; step-grandson, Christopher (Chantelle); step-great-grandsons Christen & Logan; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Gerard was predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth & John Lake, brother, Thomas Lake; sister, Beatrice Murphy; grandson, Brenden Lake; and special cousin, Aiden Brown. The Lake Family will be accepting visitors at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Sunday, June 30th, from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm; and Monday, July 1st from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at Christ The King Roman Catholic Cemetery, Rushoon. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

OSBOURNE, LILLIAN (ANNIE)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lillian (Annie) Osbourne of Little Bay East announces that she passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at St. Patrick's Mercy Home in St. John's on Sunday, June 30th, 2019, at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons Max (Joyce), Glen (Marjorie), Brian (Karen), Paul (Lorraine) and daughter Paula (Charlie); Grandchildren, Tammy (Francis), Craig (Michelle), Shane, Shannah, Jessica, Paul, and Jasmine; Great Grandchildren, Sophia, Isabella, Max, Carly, Noah and Lilly; Sister Joyce (Fred) and brother Gord (Helen); and a large number relatives and friends. Predeceased by her loving husband Leonard, her parents Edward and Ellen Good, Sister Julia, brothers Jake, Harold and Samuel. Resting at Salem United Church, Little Bay East, on Tuesday, July 2, from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm. The funeral service will be held at Salem United Church, Little Bay East, on Wednesday, July 03, 2019, at 1:30 pm. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Little Bay East. The Family extends a very special Thank You to the Fourth Floor staff of St. Patrick's Mercy Home who provided loving, tender care and treated her like family for the past two and half years. Words can never express what that has meant to us. Donations in Lillian's memory may be made to the Salem United Church Memorial Fund, Little Bay East. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.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

SLANEY, LEEANNE M.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late LEEANNE M. SLANEY of St. Lawrence announces her passing. Leeanne passed away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre, St. Lawrence on Friday, June 28, 2019, at the age of 39. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her father, Robert Slaney; brothers, Robert (Melinda) of Burin and Thomas (Robin) of St. Lawrence; sister, Juanita (Thomas) Drake of St. Lawrence; nieces, Shannon (William), Kristen and Cassandra; nephews, Gus (Ashley), Adam (Kayla) and Devin; great-nephew, Ayden; her bestie, Robyn Beck (Lawrence Slaney) of St. Lawrence; special friend, Nathan Beck (Jenni Nurse); plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Leeanne was predeceased by her mother, Julia Slaney; brother, Jimmy Slaney; and grandparents, Thomas & Ester Edwards and Mary Agnus & Thomas Slaney. The Slaney Family will be accepting visitors at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Sunday, June 30th, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Monday, July 1st from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Tuesday, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon; from where the prayer vigil will be held on Monday evening at 7:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Cremation will follow. In Leeanne's memory donations may be made to The Slaney 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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