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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
March 2018

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.

 

ANTLE, John Patrick
It is with great sadness the family of John Patrick Antle of Mortier announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on March 10, 2018 at the age of 57 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Annie of 38 years; mother Emily Antle; sisters Mary McNeill (James), Patsy Delaney (Dan), Nora Antle (Austin), Sheila Antle, Donna Picco (Paul) and Prissie Taylor (Darryl); brothers Dominic Antle (Theresa), Walter Antle (Sylvia), Leonard Antle (Sandra), Philip Antle (Darlene), Gerard Antle (Joline), Eugene Antle (Lynn) and Kevin Antle (Sherry); mother-in-law Matilda Green, sisters-in-law Lexie Antle(Adrian), Ida Green (Jody), Maxine Abbott (Gord), Sarah Antle; brothers-in-law Enos Green (Michelle), Malcolm Green (Claudette) and Kevin Green plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by father Leonard Antle, brother Gordon Antle and father-in-law Malcolm Green. In keeping with John's wishes cremation has taken place. Family will be accepting visitors and friends from Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, on Wednesday, March 14th from 10AM to 9PM. Funeral Vigil will take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 8PM from Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, March 15th at 11AM with inurnment following at RC Cemetery, Fox Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to Burin Peninsula Health Care Center Chemo Unit or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "Because We Care."

BROWN, PATRICK
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------PATRICK J. BROWN of Marystown announces his passing at the U.S Memorial Health Care Center in St. Lawrence on March 21, 2018 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Alice of 52 years; sons, Tony (Kerri-Ann) of Barrie, Ont., Stephen (Karen) of Edmonton and Eugene of Edmonton; daughters, Peggy (Leonard) of Jean de Baie; brothers; John Brown (Brenda) of Mortier; sister-in-law Gertrude Brown of Mortier and Phyllis Brown of Mortier; 6 grandchildren, Jessica, Jacqueline, Tyler, Harry, Devon and Connor; 4 great-grandchildren, Karsen, Kaiden, Alysa, Caelan; many loving nieces and nephews; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by parents Margaret and John Brown; parents-in-law Mary and Bernard Cheeseman; brothers; Daniel J. Brown, Aloysius Brown and Donaitus Brown. The Brown Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Patrick's memory, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Brown Family to be given to a local charity of their choice. The Brown Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Patrick's memory, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Brown Family to be given to a local charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

COVIN, PHOEBE HELEN
COVIN, Phoebe Helen
, 87, Sackville passed away peacefully at Northwood Centre on March 20, 2018. Born in Grand Beach, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland on September 18, 1931, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Keeping. She was a very loving mother and grandmother. Her biggest joy was spending time with her family. She was also a member 50s Club in Lower Sackville and loved to attend regular card plays and events. She was predeceased by loving husband of 61 years Roy Joseph Covin; and brother, George Anstey. Phoebe and Roy spent many wonderful moments fishing, camping and berry picking. The biggest joy for both of them was their little Shih Tzu, Bailey He was the highlight of their world as they grew old together. Phoebe is survived by her 5 children, daughter Judy (Darrell Grimm), Middle Sackville, Wayne, Lawrencetown, Douglas (late Marlene) , Dartmouth, Michael (Connie), Beaver Bank, Christopher (Lorraine), Sackville, sister Jessie (Bill) Hollett, Grand Beach, NL. She was a very proud grandmother of nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. Phoebe will be forever loved and remembered by her loving family and many friends. We all will be reunited in Heaven's Kingdom. Visitation and a time of fellowship will be held Friday, March 23, 2018, from 11am to 1pm in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Drive. The funeral service will be held at one 1pm. Rev Deb Stevens officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made by visiting the website www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com and selecting the Sackville chapel

DICKS Sr., EDGAR RAYMOND
It is with great sadness that the family of Edgar Raymond Dicks Sr. of Creston South (formerly of Red Harbour) announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 89 years. Leaving to mourn with loving and precious memories; wife Effie Grace Dicks of 67 years; sons Chesley Dicks (Carol) of Ontario, Edgar Dicks Jr. of Creston-South and Tony Dicks of Ontario; daughter Lillian Dicks (Lorne) of Ontario; grandchildren Angela, Ashley, Ryan, David, William and Jessie, William, David; great-grandchildren Maisie, Tiffany, Grace, Maddock and Willow; sisters Sylvia Brown, Kay Legge (Junior), and Elsie Murphy (Kevin); brother Cecil Dicks (Evelyn), Bert Dicks (Nita) and William Dicks (Brenda) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Hubert and Lillian Dicks. Family will be receiving family and friends from Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Thursday, March 15, 2018 & Friday, March 16, 2018 from 1-9PM. Funeral Service to take place from Calvary United Church, Creston-South on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2pm with interment following at United Cemetery, Creston South. Donations in his memory may be made to Calvary United Church, Creston South or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

FARRELL, ERNEST
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------ERNEST FARRELL of Mooring Cove announces his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Alice of 45 years; son, Patrick (Violet) of Burin; daughter, Kim (Darren) Pardy of Calgary, AB; 4 grandchildren, Peter, Mark, Chelsea & Brandon; special nephew Jonathan Foote of Mooring Cove; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by parents Patrick and Mary Farrell; sisters, Hysintha, Rita, Sara-Ellen, Sara-Ann, & Mary-Ann; brothers, Andrew & John Patrick. As per Ernest's request, cremation has taken place. The Farrell Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Saturday, March 10th, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, March 12th, at 11:00 a.m. In Ernest's memory, donations may be made to The Farrell Family. 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

FORSEY, EDWARD
It is with great sadness that the family of the late EDWARD FORSEY of Grand Bank announces his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's on Friday, March 9, 2018, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Kerry of 41 years; sisters, May Matthews, Emma Lake, Marie Brown; brothers, Fred Forsey (Marjorie), Randell Forsey (Joy); nephews, Gordon Matthews (Shirley), Bill Matthews (Vera), Harold Matthews (Patty), Earl Matthews (Michelle), Don Matthews (Daphne), David Matthews (Michelle), Jerry Lake, Peter Lake, Ian Lake (Marina); nieces, Mae Foote (Richard), Bertha Rose (Chesley), Mary Shaw, Cecily Bennett (Charles), Donna Moss (Wayne), Yvonne Maguire (Jim), Kimberley Forsey, Stephanie Smerk, Michelle Kemp (Patrick), Allison Green (John); plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, John & Mary Forsey; sisters, Winnie Matthews & Alice Storicks. The Forsey Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Monday, March 12th & Tuesday, March 13th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm where the Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, March 14th, at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Grand Bank. In Edward's memory, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

GREEN, Cecil
It is with great sadness the family of Cecil Green of Burin, formerly of Tack's Beach announces his passing on March 6, 2018 at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Mary; son Tony (Mary) of Burin; daughters Sherry Brushett (Thomas) of Burin, Heather Marks (Dwayne) of Burin, Brenda Noseworthy (Glen) of Toronto and Pamela Power (Adam) of Mortier; Grandchildren Ethan, Terrilee, Samantha, Christina, Matthew, Daniel, Brendan and Erica; great grandchildren Madison, Zackery and Ryder plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Peter and Hannah; grandson Nathan, granddaughter Kelly; brothers Frank, Lou and Alexander and sisters Mary and Bessie. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Wednesday, March 7th 10am to 9pm. Funeral service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove Thursday, March 8th at 2PM and in keeping with his wishes cremation will follow. Donations in his memory may be made to BPHCC Chemo Unit or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "Because we Care."

HAPGOOD, Ernest Charles
It is with great sadness the family of Ernest Charles Hapgood of Frenchmen's Cove announces his passing at his residence on March 4, 2018 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Emily; daughters Rowena Hapgood of Grand Bank and Valarie Russell (Mike) of Grand Bank; special friend Kevin Drake (Sadie) of Frenchmen's Cove; grandchildren Cameron Russell and Austin and Eric Hillier; sister-in-law Rowena Crocker; Ben Grandy (Janice) of Brooks, Terry (Lesa) of Brooks and Spencer Grandy (Daphne) of Grand Bank plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents John and Suzannah; sister Augusta Fitzgerald and brothers Alex and Lloyd Hapgood and sister-in-law Alberta Power. Resting at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Frenchmen's Cove Monday at 4PM and all day Tuesday. Funeral Service to take place from St. Luke's Anglican Church, Frenchmen's Cove on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2PM. In keeping with Ernest's wishes cremation will follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "Because We Care."

HICKEY, MARY (nee Lambe)
November 16, 1923 - March 26, 2018

Heaven lit up on March 26, 2018 as the bright light apppeared through the sky our mom was ready to go on her final journey and reunite in the sky with her parents: Mary & Ambrose Lambe, 2 daughters: Mary & Geraldine, 2 sons: Stephen & Richard, never ending love of her life her husband Alex, grandson James, son in-law: Charlie Parrott & Tolson Stanley, brothers: Bob (Marjorie), Bill (Sis) & brother in-law Andrew Manning & her confidant Barb Hilliard. Surrounded by her loving children we said our good byes to a kind, caring and gentle lady who was a legend. Mom was born in Lawn November 16, 1923 and left Lawn at the age of six and was raised in Placentia by her grandmother and the Hilliard family who held a special place in her heart. Left with broken hearts are her daughters: Betty Tracey (Barry), grandchildren: Craig, BJ, & Chad, Bride Parrott, grandchildren: Kim, Charleen & Mary Frances, Susan Parrott (Dave), grandchild Cordell, Mildred Fitzgerald, grandchildren: Christine & Rodney, Frances (Pat Bonia), grandchild Jeremy, Philomena Alyward (John), grandchild Holly, Cecilia, grandchild Dorothy, sons: Ambrose (Elizabeth), grandchildren: Bobby, Dwayne, Fabian & Barry, Alex (Diane), grandchildren: Roxanne, Alex, Ross, Blair, Bradley & Darrell, Fergus (Darlene), grandchildren: Jillian & Jenny, Martin (Sandra), grandchildren: Jenelle & Kaitlyn, Billy (Nancy), grandchildren: Mary & Curtis, Andy (Wanda), grandchildren: Meghan & Lauren, daughters in-law: Anne & grandson Neil, Jackie, grandchildren: James & Fatima, Judy, grandchildren: Ricky & Sherry, 44 great-grand children & 1 great-great- grandchild, & her only surviving sibling Susan Manning, a large circle of nieces, nephews & friends as well as her care giver Sharron Comerford. Resting at Good Shepherd Parish Church, St. Joseph's. Visitation on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 5 pm - 9 pm and Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9 - 9 pm. Funeral Mass will take place from St. Joseph's Church at 10:00 am on Saturday March 30, 2018. Internment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery, O'Donnell's. No flowers by request. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dunphy's Funeral Home, Holyrood. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the memorial guest book or leave a message of condolence.
"May her gentle soul rest in peace"

HICKEY, RAYMOND JOSEPH
It is with great sadness that the family of the late RAYMOND JOSEPH HICKEY of Terrenceville announces his passing at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the age of 66. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters; Dorothy (Roy) Simms of Burgeo and Irene Hickey of Fox Trap; brothers; John William Hickey of Marystown and Clyde Hickey of St. John's plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents George and Angela Mary Hickey; sisters Mary Lavhey, Bridget Clarke, Elizabeth Hickey and Veronica Skinner. The Hickey Family will be accepting visitors at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Saturday, March 31st starting at 11:00 a.m and Sunday, April 1st. Funeral Service will take place at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Monday, April 2nd at 2pm. Interment will follow at the St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. In Raymond's memory, donations may be made to The Hickey Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HILLIER, LESLIE SIDNEY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------LESLIE SIDNEY HILLIER of St. Lawrence announces his passing at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre in St. John's on Friday, March 30, 2018, at the age of 66. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Evelyn of 28 years; mother Georgina Hillier, Blue Crest Home Grand Bank; sons, Jody Hillier (Jackie) of Jarvis, ON, John Clarke (Sharon) of Mount Pearl; daughters, Yolanda Hillier (Jason) of Mount Pearl, Leslie-Ann Slaney (Billy) of Mount Pearl; sisters, Violet Hillier, Helen Martin (Lew), Daphne Ennis (Bill); 8 grandchildren, Malorie, Lexie, Gracie, Nicole, Alyssa, Kyle, Brandon, Ian; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by father, Leslie Hillier; daughter, Cathy Slaney; brothers, Lewis & Aubrey Hillier; sister, Margaret Hiller. The Hillier Family will be accepting visitors at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Lamaline on Saturday, March 31st from 8:00pm to 9:00pm and Sunday, April 1st from 10:00am to 9:00pm; from where the Funeral Service will take place at 2:00pm on Monday, April 2, 2018. Cremation to follow. In Leslie's memory, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Centre. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

Purchase, Bertha Elizabeth (Forsey)
(October 7, 1938 - March 7, 2018)

Passed peacefully away at The Glenbrook Lodge on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at age 79. Predeceased by baby Danny, and her parents: Bert & Laura Forsey. Left with fond and loving memories her son Howard (Marjorie), and daughter Lauralyn (Mark); three precious grandchildren: Brad, Stephanie, and Alexander; brothers: Howard Forsey (Alice), and Lloyd Forsey (Margaret); and sisters: Marie Dodge, and Jane Baker (Phil). Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl, on Thursday, March 8th, from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Funeral service to follow at Barrett's Chapel at 4:30 pm. Interment to take place at The United Church Cemetery, Fortune, NL on Friday at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Please visit www.barretts.ca to sign the memorial guestbook.

SENIOR, CHESLEY
Passed peacefully away at Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank, NL on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, CHESLEY SENIOR of Garnish, NL, in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 66 years, Almeda, sons Keith (Carol Ann), Garnish, Lyndon (Trudy), Pasadena, Neil (Marie), Pickering, ON; 7 grandchildren Laurie Senior, Melanie Reid, Jonathan Senior, Lyndsay Schlarbaum, Halle Senior, Trevor Lee, and Hope Chambers, 4 great grandchildren Brayden, Lauryn, Mason and Julian; brother Gordon (Mary), St. John's, sister Jean Pearce (Calvin), North Harbour, sister in law Mary Senior, St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Chesley is predeceased by his parents John and Amelia Senior, son Ross, sister Ella, and brothers Tommy, Herb, Arch and Borthwick. Resting at the Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish on Wednesday, March 21, from 7 - 9 pm and Thursday, March 22, from 1 - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish, on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm, with interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Garnish. No flowers at the request of the family. Donations in Chesley's memory may be made to The Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. Online condolences can be made at www.pensulafh.ca

SLANEY, BEATRICE M.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------BEATRICE M. SLANEY of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the Mount Margaret Manor in St. Lawrence on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Mike (Michelle) of St. Lawrence and Donnette (Amanda Slaney) of St. Lawrence; daughter, Connie Clarke (Larry) of St. Lawrence; sisters; Marion (John) in Ottawa, Roberta of St. John's, and Ann (Clayton) of St. John's; brother, Ben (Betty) of St. John's; 6 grandchildren, Felicia (Dean), Jeff (Lindsey), Dale (Margurite), Deanne (Tyler), Mallory (Brent), and Kendra (Brian); 10 great-grandchildren, Addysen, Paige, Drew, Alex, Avery, Brooklyn, Logan, Livia, Isabelle, and Connor; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by husband Alexander Slaney, sisters Betty and Minnie. In honouring Beatrice's wishes a cremation will take place. A Prayer Vigil will be at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. No flowers by request of the family.

TARRANT, BENJAMIN JOSEPH
Passed peacefully away at Pleasant View Towers, St. John's, NL on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, BENJAMIN JOSEPH TARRANT of Lawn, NL, in his 90th year. Leaving to mourn his loving sons Nicolas (Sylvia), St. John, NB, Benjamin (Heather), Halifax, NS, Brian, Carmanville, Geoffrey (Saharia), St. John's, Quinton (Jennifer), St. John's, Theophilius, Foxtrap, Daren (Rosalind), Foxtrap, daughters Daphne Tarrant, St. Catherine's, ON, Lillian Underhill, St. Catherine's, ON, Eva Reese (Jerry), Houston, BC, Victoria Kettle (Tyrone), Houston, BC, Carola Tarrant, Niagara Falls, ON, Delores Murphy, St. John's, Pascale Tarrant, Fredericton, NB, April Tobin, Mount Pearl; 23 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren; brother Norman Tarrant, Ontario, sisters Lydia Drake, CBS, Winnifred Tarrant, Kilbride, special friend Gladys Tobin; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. A special Thank You to the doctors and staff at Pleasant View Towers for the care and consideration given to Benjamin over the years. Benjamin is predeceased by his parents Nicolas and Victoria Tarrant, Wife Frances, daughters Thelma and Virginia, sisters Bibiana Tobin and Ellen Wagner, brothers Alfred, Vincent, and Jack, daughter in law Loretta and son in law Brent. Resting at the Holy Name of Jesus Church, Lawn on Friday, March 23, from 7 pm and all day Saturday and Sunday, March 24 & 25. The funeral service will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Church, Lawn, on a date and time to be announced, with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Church Cemetery in Lawn. In Benjamin's memory, flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. Online condolences can be made at www.peninsulafh.ca

THOMAS, GERALD WILLIAM
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Friday, March 16, 2018, GERALD WILLIAM THOMAS, of Creston South, NL, in his 69th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 46 years, Helen, son Jason, Fort McMurray, AB, daughters Lisa Thomas (Nash Tobin), Burin, Krista Sampson (Albert), Creston North; sisters Beatrice Hynes, Grand Fall-Winsor and Alma, sister in law Jean Thomas, La Scie, brother John Thomas (Yvonne), La Scie; 3 grandchildren, Nathan, Victoria, and Angel, and 2 Great Grandchildren, Macy-Rae and Jack; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Gerald is predeceased by his parents Rachael and Herbert Thomas, sisters Linda Morey, Shirley Blanchard, Delsie Fudge and brother Glenn Thomas. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Saturday, March 17, from 1 - 5 pm (family), 5 - 9 pm (public), Sunday, March 18 from 1 pm - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at Hope and Faith Corps Salvation Army Citadel, Creston South, on a date and time to be announced. Cremation will follow and inurnment will be at a later date.In lieu of flowers, donations, in Gerald's memory, may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South Online condolences can be made at www.peninsulafh.ca

THORNHILL, Sarah
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------SARAH THORNHILL of Grand Bank announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on March 2, 2018, at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; sons, Frank (Donna) of Halifax, Max (Wendy) of Fortune, Philip (Maude) of Fortune, Hubert (Libby) of Calgary, Wayne (Susanne) of Fortune, and Lockie of Brooks; daughters, Betty (Roy) Fizzard of Halifax, Brenda Thornhill of Fortune and Kim (Colin) Buffett of Grand Bank; sisters; Helen Warren of Fortune and Mary Ayres of Halifax; 22 grand-children; 42 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by husband Maxwell Gordon, parents Frank and Cora Hoopais, brother Hubert Hoopais, sisters Jane Thorne and Lucy Crooks, grandson Chad Thornhill and great-grandson Robert Gesyler. The Thornhill Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Funeral Service will take place at United Church in Fortune on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at United Church Cemetery in Fortune. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

WARREN, Bruce
It is with great sadness that the family of the late BRUCE WARREN of Grand Bank announces his passing at The Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, NL on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are partner Pearl Cumben of 11 years; sons, Geoffrey (Natasha) of Brooks, AB, Percival of Brooks, AB, Jason (Jenny) of Sarnia, ON; sister, Carletta Small (Bruce); brothers, Percival (Pamela), twin brother Joseph (Sandra); 2 grandchildren, Brayden & Jayda; father, James Warren plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his mother, Charlotte; grandparents Harry & Carletta Grandy and Albert & Jane Warren. At Bruce's request, cremation has already taken place. As per his wishes, there will be no visitation and no funeral service.

WELLS, Rebecca J.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ----------REBECCA J. WELLS of Marystown, formerly of Bay L'Argent announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; sons, David (Pauline) of Nova Scotia, Aubrey (Helen) of Fortune, and Clyde (Janet) of Nova Scotia; daughters, Maisie (Dawson) Matterface of Boat Harbour, Lucy (Clyde) Bath of LaScie, Judy Whittle of St. Bernard's and Carmie (Bram) Oake of Marystown ; sister Hetti Baker of Harbour Mille; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by husband James Wells, parents Lucy & Alphonsus Hatch, step-father Byron Barnes, daughter Bryde (John) Griffiths, son-in-law Patrick Whittle, sisters Marjorie Thornhill and Sylvia Myles, step-son Frank (Velma) Wells, grandson Donald Wells. The Wells Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Friday, March 2 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

WHITTLE, JESSE AUGUSTUS
Whittle, Jesse Augustus
, age 91, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2018 in Oakwood Terrace. Born in Grand Bank, NL, he was a son of the late William and Susie (Rose) Whittle. Jesse worked at HMC Dockyard as a marine pipefitter for 35 years, retiring in 1987. In 1974, he achieved his black belt in Karate and went on to achieve his 2nd degree in another style. He was a life-long member of the Salvation Army, serving as a band member for 70 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. Jesse and his wife Dinah, camped at BeechBrook Campground for 35 years. He was a long-time gym member of Cole Harbour Place where he was loved by all. He will be remembered for his wit, strength and pride. Jesse is survived by his sons, William "Billy" (Joyce), Dartmouth, Edwin (Paul), Toronto, Ont.; grandchildren, William (Melanie) Collier, Christopher Whittle, Stephanie (Philip) Colley, Sherry Collier; 6 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by extended family. Jesse was predeceased by his wife Dinah (Kendall); daughter Jessie Collier; sisters Frances Hickman, and Reta Matthews. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday March 25th in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth. The funeral service will take place at 2pm on Monday March 26th in the funeral home chapel, Majors Sharon and Kirk MacLeod officiating with a reception to follow. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oakwood Terrace Recreation Department. Special thanks to the staff of Unit D, volunteers, family members and residents of Oakwood Terrace who showed Jesse love and compassionate care.

 

 

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