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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
March 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, George
(April 6, 1949 - March 9, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of George Bennett of Port au Bras announces his passing at his residence on March 9, 2015 at the age of 65 years. Leaving to mourn sisters Sarah Drake (John), Elsie Mayo (Eldon) and Rose Pardy (Clarence); 10 nieces; 3 nephews plus a large number of other relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Isaac and Hilda; niece Valarie and newphew Dean. Cremation has taken place. Funeral time and date to be announced. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BOLAND, Alexander J.
(November 18, 1955 - March 30, 2015)

Passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center, on Monday March 30, 2015 Alexander J. Boland of Fortune, age 59 years. Predeceased by; Arlene, father; Angus Boland, brother; Angus, sister; Cecelia, and grandparents. Leaving to mourn: wife; Rosalind, son; Shawn (Kristy), daughter; Lindsey (Ryan), stepson; Stefan, stepdaughter; Stacey, 1 granddaughter; Amber, 1 grandson; Jack, and mother; Mary Boland. 2 brothers; Brian (Kathy), Peter (Glenda), 9 sisters; Sarah (Ches), Lucy (Kevin), Louise (Tom), Melinda (Freeman), Janet (Wilson), Elsie (Keith), Madglon (Mike), Bernice (Danny), Lucinda (Darren). Plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends. Remains resting at All Saints Anglican Church on Tuesday March 31, 2015 from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm (family only). Public visitation beginning at 3 pm. Then on Wednesday April 01st. Funeral Mass will take place at All Saints Anglican Church on Thursday April 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Most Holy Rosary Cemetery Point May. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

BRENTON, Wayne C.
(September 7, 1947 - March 6, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of Wayne C. Brenton of Burin announces his passing at Toronto General Hospital on March 6, 2015, at the age of 67 years. Leaving to mourn wife Lillian; daughters Roxanne Taylor (Duane) of Burin and Sharon Mullett (Phil); grandchildren Colin Brenton (Robyne), Cameron Mullett and Evan Mullett; sisters Alberta Broydell, Ruby Taylor and Joan Brenton (Andrew Yewchuk); brothers Frank Brenton (Judy) and Joe Brenton (Violet) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by brother Clyde and parents Irene and Ernest Brenton. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to 9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Burin, with interment to follow at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point at a time and date to be announced. Flower's or donations gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BUTLER, Raymond
(September 11, 1936 - March 3, 2015)

It is with great sadness the family of Raymond Butler of Red Harbour announces his passing at the US Memorial Health Center on March 3, 2015, at the age of 78 years. Leaving to mourn wife Jean; daughter Karen Senior (Spencer) of Red Harbour; son Bert Butler of Red Harbour; grandchildren Keith (Danielle) and Bradley (Kyrstle); great grandson Riley; brother Roland Butler (Maude) of Shearstown plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents William and Chesley Butler. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Wednesday, March 4th from 1-9 pm. Funeral service to take place at a place and date to be announced. Donations in his memory may be made to US Memorial Health Center or United Church Cemetery Fund, Red Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

BUTT, Harry C.
(October 23, 1930 - March 24, 2015)

Passed away at U.S. Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence, on Tuesday March 24, 2015 Harry. C. Butt of Grand Bank, age 84 Years. Predeceased by parents; George and Elizabeth Butt, sister ; Becky Avery, brother; Fred Butt, brothers-in law; Frank Beck, Clarence Avery, and Edward Douglas. Leaving to mourn; wife Vera, son Leonard (Shelia) of Grand Bank, daughters; Marilyn (Cyril) of Grand Bank, Annie (Darin), of Halifax, Nova Scotia, step daughter; Edith Grandy of St. John's. 5 grandchildren; Jason, Jamie (Kandace), Amanda (Wayne), Tyler (Jessica), and Trevor. 2 great grand children; Wayne Meade, and Kendra Forsey. 4 sisters; Mary Beck of Springdale, Jane (Les) Howell of Grand Prairie, Georgie (Cephas) Noseworthy of Grand Bank, Ester Butt of Grand Bank. 1 brother Norman (Miriam) of Canso, Nova Scotia. Brother-in law; Bill (Amelia) Grandy North West Territories, sister-in law; Annie Douglas of Mount Pearl. A special fur buddy; Holly, plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Tuesday March 24, 2015 7 pm-9 pm (family only). Public visitation will be on Wednesday March 25th , and Thursday March 26th from 2 pm-4 pm, and 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Friday March 27, 2015 at 2 pm from the Grand Bank Salvation Army Citadel. Internment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in Harry's memory may be made towards Funeral expenses. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

CHEESEMAN, THERESA M.
1923-2015

It is with great sadness that the family of the late THERESA CHEESEMAN of Rushoon announces her passing at her home in Rushoon, on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Patrick Cheeseman (Marie), John Cheeseman (Sarah) & Leona Cheeseman (Sandra); daughters, Ellen Theresa Lundrigan (Patrick) and Geraldine Smith (Carl); 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Cheeseman; parents, Robert and Theresa Whiffen; brothers, Herbert, Bernard, Robert, Thomas, Joseph, Patrick, John and Leonard. Resting and visitation will take place from Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon, on Friday, March 27, 2015, starting at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 28, all day, Sunday, March 29, all day and Monday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m.; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, March 30, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Christ the King Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. In Theresa's memory donations may be made to Christ the King R.C. Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

DICKS, Shirley
(August 5, 1940 - March 13, 2015)
It is with great sadness the family of Shirley Dicks of Winterland announces her passing on March 13, 2015, at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center at the age of 74 years. Leaving to mourn husband Harold; sons Dwayne (Metchild) of BC and Dean (Leigh) of Ottawa; grandchildren Arik, Tyler and Jaymie; sister Elsie Crocker (George); sisters-in-law Shirley Smith, Edna Power and Angeline Anstey; brother-in-law Fred Clements plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Winnie and Ernest Anstey; father-in-law Archibald Dicks; son Daryl Dicks; granddaughter Robin Dicks; Alfred Anstey and sister-in-law Jean Clements . Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Sunday, March 15th 7-9 pm and Monday 1-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from Grace United Church, Winterland, Tuesday, March 17th at 11 am with interment following at Grace United Cemetery, Winterland. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Grace United Church, Winterland. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

DOUGLAS Jr., Ralph Philip
(March 18, 1960 - March 14, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on March 14, 2015 Ralph Philip Douglas Jr. of Grand Bank, age 54 years. Predeceased by grandparents; Elizabeth Ann, and Isaac Douglas, and Philip and Minnie Downey. Leaving to mourn; wife; Susan, parents; Ralph and May Douglas. 3 sisters; Betty (Jeff), Barbara (Craig), and Michelle (John). 2 nephews; Matthew and Andrew, and 1 Niece Nicole (Justin). 1 great nephew; Liam, and 1 great niece Violet, and a special fur buddy Kiki. Plus a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Cremation has taken place. Public visitation will take place on Friday April 10, 2015 from 2 pm-5 pm, and 7 pm -9 pm. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank. Inurnment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery Grand Bank. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

EDWARDS, Carmelita
Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, on Friday, March 20, 2015, after a brief battle with cancer, Carmelita Edwards, of Lawn, aged 64 years. Waiting to welcome her Home are her husband, Charles; sister, Rita Jarvis O'Brien; father, Robert Jarvis; parents-in-law, Leo and Loretta Edwards; her sisters -in-law, Ellen Mary Drake, Valerie Edwards, Doris Brockerville, Ruth Bennett and Sheila Edwards; her brother-in-law, Joseph Edwards; special aunt, Sarah Jarvis, and special uncle, Donald Edwards; nephew, Josh Edwards. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are her sons, Charlie and Lorne; her daughter-in-law, Patricia and granddaughter, Erin; her mother, Eliza; sisters, Cecilia (Eugene) Hannon, Philomena (Terry) Eastman, Trudy (Bob) Lambe; brothers, Johnny, Edgar (Claire-Marie), Ignatius, Fabian (Cathy), Fenton (Elsa), Bobby (Alda); brothers-in-law, Colin (Glenda) and Leo Edwards, Billy O'Brien, Dave Drake, Wayne Brockerville and Jim Bennett; sisters-in-law, Judy (Guy) Tarrant, Betty (Mike) Drake, Jacinta (Ronald) Dalton, Colette (Adrian) Fleming and Mary Ann Edwards. Carmelita also leaves to mourn many nieces and nephews, as well as a wide circle of family and friends. Resting and visitation to take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Sunday, March 22nd beginning at 2:00p.m. and Monday, March 23rd All Day; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In Carmelita's memory donations may be made to The Edwards 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

HODDER, VERA VIOLA
(1951-2015)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, VERA VIOLA HODDER of Creston South, NL, in her 64th year. Leaving to mourn her loving husband Ralph, sons Jamie, Ontario, Jason (Erin), Bay Roberts, daughters Jackie Hodder (Terry), Marystown, Judy Hodder (Dave), St. Johns, daughter in law Darlene; 8 grandchildren, Tarah, Stephen, Stephanie, Riley, Liam, Caelan, Aedan, Nathan; brothers Gordon Francis (Donna), Howard Francis (Ann), Boyd Francis (Joan), Glen Francis (Rebecca Hollett), Sandy Francis (Mary), sisters Rose Hooper (Dave), Joanne Taylor (Hughie), Irma Matthews (Bill), Judy Billard (Mike), Janice Taylor (Jack), special best friend Shirley Martin; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Vera is predeceased by her parents Ernest Francis and Marguerite Foote, step father Albert Foote, son Rodney and sister Sylvia. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Saturday, March 28, 6 - 9 pm, and Sunday from 10 am - 1 pm. The funeral service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Sunday, March 29th, at 2:30 pm. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations, in Vera's memory, may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion

KIRBY, Jonathan
(April 6, 1981 - March 24, 2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of Jonathan Kirby of Epworth announces his passing at Health Science Centre on March 24, 2015, at the age of 33 years. Leaving to mourn fiancée Cathy; stepson Mike; stepdaughter Meghan; parents Judy and Ches Kirby; sisters Shawna of Calgary, AB and Susan of Epworth; brother Chesley; nephew Jeffery plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by grandparents Dorothy and Dave Brewer;grandmother Mary Brewer and Aunt Marilyn Beazley. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Thursday 2-9 pm and Friday 10 am to 9 pm. Funeral Service to take from Serenity Chapel, Burin, Saturday, March 28th at 2 pm with interment following at United Church Cemetery, Epworth. Donations in his memory may be made to the family.

NOSEWORTHY, Lily A.
(April 14, 1921- March 15, 2015)

Passed peacefully away at her home, Blue Crest Cottages, Lily A. Noseworthy of Grand Bank, age 93 years. Predeceased by husband; Ronald, and parents; Maude and George Baker. Leaving to celebrate her life is son Ronald and wife Joy of South Korea, daughter; Shirley and husband David of Grand Bank. 2 grandsons; David (Dawn) of Grand Bank, Bob (Courtney) of St. John's. 2 granddaughters; Angels (Ha-Su) of South Korea, and Lori of Ontario. 10 great-grandchildren; Chandler, Blain, Tristan, Shelby, Stephen, Robert, Yenna, Yea-Jeun, Faith, and Marcus. Plus nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Monday March 16, 2015 10:00 am-12:00 pm (family only). Public visitation from 2 pm-4 pm and 7 pm-9 pm, then again on Tuesday March 17th , 2 pm-4 pm and 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday March 18, 2015 at 2 pm from the Salvation Army Citadel Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Cemetery Grand Bank. Donations in Lily's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

OSBOURNE, Melvin Garfield
(January 30, 1949 - March 1, 2015)

Passed away at Grand Bank Health Care Center, on Sunday March 1, 2015 Melvin Garfield Osbourne, of Grand Bank. Predeceased by son Mark, parents; Garfield and Susanna Osbourne, and brother; Leonard. Leaving to mourn; wife Ada, 1 daughter; Tracey (Reginald),1 son; Leonard (Angela), 1 granddaughter; Jessica (Adam). 3 brothers; Edward Johnson, Calvin (Marie, Axexander (Pauline). 5 sisters; Jennette (John), Sharon (Geoffrey), Winnie (Alexander), Theresa (Donald), and Pearl, mother-In-law Annabella Stewart. Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Monday March 2, 2015 from 2 pm-4 pm (family only), public visitation from 7 pm-9 pm, and on Tuesday March 3rd from 2 pm-4 pm, and 7 pm-9 pm. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 2 pm from St. Alban's Anglican Church Grand Bank. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. No flowers by request of the family. Donations in Melvin's memory may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

SKINNER, SARAH (Sadie) PEARL
1944-2015

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Thursday, March 5, 2015, SARAH (Sadie) PEARL SKINNER of Garnish, NL, in her 70th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sister, Ethel Pierce, Harbour Breton, Special Nephew Donald Skinner and wife Maureen, Carbonear, Sisters in law Ida, Harbour Grace, and Sally, Ontario, special friends Blanche Banfield, Nova Scotia, and Dale Collins Stone (Herb), Burin, nieces, nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. A special thank you to the staff and residents of the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank. Sarah is predeceased by her parents Wesley and Elizabeth Skinner, and her brothers Captain Gordon Skinner and Marvin Skinner. Resting at Garnish United Church on Friday, March 06. Family Viewing from 10 am - noon. Public visitation is from 2 - 9 PM. Funeral Service will be from the Garnish United Church, on Saturday, March 07, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Garnish. In lieu of flowers, donations, in Sarah's memory, may be made the Garnish United Church, Garnish, NL. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion

SNOOK, Allan Henry
(May 30, 1960 - March 13, 2015)

Passed away at Gambo on Friday March 13, 2015, Allan Henry Snook of Grand Bank, age 54 years. Predeceased by father; Morgan, brothers; Merrill, and Theodore, and brother-in law; Calvin Buglar. Leaving to mourn, mother; Elsie, loving partner; Cathy , daughter; Alison, sons; Wade (Karen), and Paul (Pam), grandchildren; Christian, Caleb, Hannah, and Brayden. Sisters; Dorthy, Betty (Basil) Skinner, Maxine (Ross) Forsey, Mildred (Tom) Cluett, Janet (Jim) Robere. Brothers; Norman (Betty), and Boyce (Linda), sisters-in law; Phyllis (David) Adler, Deb (Frank) Klopick. Plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Cremation has taken place. Public visitation will take place on Sunday March 15, 2015 from 3pm-5pm and 7pm-9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Monday March 16, 2015 at 11:00 am from St. Alban's Anglican Church Grand Bank. Inurnment to follow at a later date. No flowers by request of the family. Donations in Allan's memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

STRANG, THOMAS
(1949-2015)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Thomas Strang of Lawn announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Elizabeth of 37 years; son Kent (Felicia Roul) Strang of Lawn; daughter Arlette Strang (Roger Pike) of Lawn; 4 Grandchildren; brothers James (Loraine) of Lawn, George of Lawn, Emmanuel (Alice) of Lawn, Winston of Lawn, and Stephen (Heather) of Wabush, Labrador; sisters Lenora (Jim) Mackey of Catalina, Ruth (Andrew) Drake of Allan's Island, and Ruby Strang of St. John's; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents George and Rosalie Strang, and brothers Andrew, Ferd, Alonzo and Carl Strang. Cremation to take place. Mass of Christian Burial to be announced at a later date and time. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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