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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
May 2008

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.

 

CLARKE, Ronald Morley
8/2/1939 - 5/30/2008

Passed suddenly away at his residence, Port au Bras on Friday, May 30, 2008 Morley Clarke of Port au Bras in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn wife Olive; son Scott and wife Trina of St. Johns; daughter Genny and husband Darrell Johnson of Ottawa; son-in-law Sandy Brushett of Ottawa; grandchildren Scotty Johnson, Faith Brushett, Cole Perry, Morley Clarke, Kyle Paul; sisters Jenny Smith of St. John s, Dorothy Bennett of Port au Bras, Thelma Evans and husband Angus of Port au Bras; Brother Thomas Clarke and wife Elizabeth of Port au Bras; sister-in-law Marina Clarke and Frances Clarke plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by daughter Kimberly Brushett; sisters Gwen Brown; brother Herbert Clarke and Gerald Clarke. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, burin on Saturday from 2pm to 7pm family only and from 7pm to 10pm open to public and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. Funeral service to take place on Monday at 2pm from St. Andrew s Anglican Church, Port au Bras with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Port au Bras. Donations in his memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "WE CARE."

CLUETT, Susie Rose
(April 10, 1939 - May 9, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at her residence in Grand Bank on Friday, May 9th, Susie Rose Cluett, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Alice Snook, sisters Marjorie, Harriett, Abby Belle, and Jessie, brothers George and Maurice. Leaving to mourn: husband Gordon of Grand Bank, daughter Dr.Joy Cluett-Stone (Jason) of St. John's, Thomas (Mildred) of Grand Bank, Bruce (Sharon) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia; 5 grandchildren, Timothy, Tyler, Stephen, Nicolas and Rebecca; brothers Major Don Snook (Leah) of Chance Cove, Charles Snook (Shirley) of St. John's and Maxwell Snook (Joan) of Grand Bank. Brothers-in-law Aubrey Cluett of Frenchman's Cove, Earl Cluett (Margaret) of Frenchman's Cove and Sidney Ingram of North Sidney, Nova Scotia; sister-in-law Evelyn Grandy (Gravis) of Winterland. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Friday from 7pm - 9pm, and on Saturday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund or to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

GRANDY, Dermett
12/5/1928 - 5/20/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Dermett Grandy of Garnish in his 79th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Meta; daughters Karen and husband Rick Grandy of Garnish, Patricia and husband Derrick Hanrahan of Garnish; grandchildren Dana Grandy and Amy Hanrahan plus a large circle of other family and friends.Predeceased by parents Ralph and Caroline; brothers Ralph and Lorne; sister Mildred. Rev. Susan White officiated Funeral service on Friday, May 23, 2008 from United Church, Garnish with interment to follow at United Cemetery, Garnish.Pallbearers were David Grandy, Byron May, Wilfred Evans, Wilfred Green, Karl Moulton and Alpheaus Hardiman. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home "WE CARE."
"He alway stood for what was right and good and for this we shall forever cherish his memory."

MacDOUGALL, Shirley Della
7/20/1931-5/20/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Shirley MacDougall of Burin Bay in her 76th year. Leaving to mourn sisters Jean and husband Freeman Inkpen of Burin and Gwenda and husband Thomas Hollett of Burin Bay; nieces Della and Lynn and family, Kimberly and Alison and family plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Nathaniel; brother Charles Manning; parents Caroline and Malcolm Manning. Rev. Susan White officiated Funeral service from the Zion United Church, Collins Cove on Thursday, May 22, 2008 with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collins Cove. Pallbearers were Eugene Antle, Max Matthews, Brandon Antle, Ivan Inkpen, Glenn Brocklehurst and Sean Brocklehurst.Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com “WE CARE."
“When someone you love becomes a memory, The memory becomes a treasure.”

MARSHALL, Annie R.
(September 9, 1923 - May 24, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Saturday, May 24th, Annie R. Marshall of Garnish age 84 years. Predeceased by parents Mary Hannah and George Hardiman and husband Joseph. Leaving to mourn: daughter Marilyn Miles (Frank) of Garnish, sons Byron (Pauline) of Garnish, Jerry (Joan) of Pickering, Ontario, and Winston (Flora) of Burin, 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 2 brothers Alpheaus and Olive Hardiman of Garnish and John and Elizabeth (Jess) Hardiman of Garnish; 4 sisters Shirley Green (Wilfred) of Grand Bank, Elizabeth Scott of Garnish, Meta Grandy of Garnish and Georgie Fizzard (Norman) of Grand Bank. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Garnish United Church at 6pm on Saturday and all day Sunday. Funeral Service will take place at 2pm on Monday, May 26th at Garnish United Church. Interment to follow at Garnish United Church Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Blue Crest Inter-faith Home, Grand Bank, or to the US Memorial Health Care, St. Lawrence. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

MITCHELL, Mary Agnes
1921-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday May 3, 2008 Mary Agnes Mitchell of Terrenceville in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters Rita Mitchell of Terrenceville and Theresa (Tom) Hodder of Labrador City; 3 brothers Joseph (Theresa) Hynes, George Hynes, and Frank Hynes; 5 grandchildren Verna, Paula, Lana, Tommy and Christa; 1 great-grandchild Irelynn; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by husband George; sisters Angela and Rita; and brothers Tom, Pius and Andy. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Sunday May 4 from 5pm - 10pm and Monday May 5 all day. Prayer Vigil to take place on Monday May 5 from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville. Funeral Mass to take place on Tuesday May 6, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville at 2:00pm. Internment to follow at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

MOULTON, Adelaine Jane
9/13/1921 - 5/24/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday May 24th, 2008 Adelaide Moulton of Burin Bay in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories sons William and wife Rosie of Port au Bras, Gilbert and wife Evelyn of Nova Scotia and Ronald and wife Alberta of Black Duck Cove; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sister Ada Warren; sister-in-law Stella Farwell both residing at Marystown Retirement Center plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by brother William Farwell and Gilbert Farwell. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Saturday from 5pm to 10pm and on Sunday from 10am to 10pm. Funeral service to take place from Serenity Chapel, Burin on Monday at 2pm with interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Big Salmonier. Donations in her memory may be made to Salvation Army Burin Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, "WE CARE."

NEWPORT, Rueben Lloyd
May 10, 1942 - May 13, 2008

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre, St. John’s on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Rueben Lloyd Newport of Winterland in his 65th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Eloise; son Lloyd and wife Jessie of Jean De Baie; daughters Kathy and husband George Power of Mooring Cove, Marjorie and husband Brian Coady of Winterland; daughter-in-law Angela Newport of Winterland; grandchildren Christopher Newport, Melissa Power, Tyler Coady, Emily Newport, Matthew Power, Tyanna Newport, Trent Coady and Clark Newport; sisters Meta and husband Tom Cumbin of Grand Bank, Julia and husband Jacob Lee of Grand Bank, Edna and husband Ern Drake of Frenchman’s Cove, Phyllis and husband Ray Walsh of Marystown, Susie and husband Almer Walters of Grand Bank; brothers Obediah and wife Evelyn of Grand Bank and Lorne and wife Anne of Winterland; brother-in-law Fred Collins and wife Theresa of Winterland; sister-in-law Alberta Price an husband John of Winterland plus a large circle of nieces, nephews and family and friends.Predeceased by son – Tony Newport, Parents – Richard & Susie Newport, Sister – Mahalia and brother – Frank.Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 10pm; Thursday from 10am to 10pm.Funeral service to take place from Grace United Church, Winterland on Friday at 2pm with interment following at United Cemetery, Winterland.Donations in his memory may be made to BPHCC or Grace United Church Cemetery Memorial Fund.Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

SCOTT, George
6/29/1918 - 5/21/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 George Richard Scott of Little Harbour East in his 89th year.Leaving to mourn with loving memories wife Elizabeth; sons Maxwell and wife Catherine of Bay L Argent, Clyde and wife Elsie of Little Harbour East, Samuel and wife Diane of Bay L Argent, Guy and wife Sharon of Little Harbour East and Brian and wife Sandi of Barrie, Ont; daughters Shirley and husband Clarence Bullen of Mount Pearl, Elsie and husband (deceased) Samuel Hynes, of St. Bernard s, Olive and husband Lewis Banfield of Bay L Argent and Gloria and husband Chesley Tibbo of Harbour Mille; 22 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by daughter Lillian. Resting at St. Mary s Anglican Church, Harbour Mille on Thursday from 4pm and Friday all day.Rev. Kenneth Abbott officiated Funeral service from St. Mary s Anglican Church, Harbour Mille on Saturday, May 24, 2008. Pallbearers were sons Maxwell Scott, Clyde Scott, Guy Scott, son-in-law Chesley Tibbo, great-grandsons Morgan Scott and Logan Waye. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin WE CARE.

SPEARNS, Esther
1925-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on Wednesday May 14, 2008, Esther M. Spearns in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her husband Dermott Spearns; father and mother Richard and Charlotte Slaney; brother John Slaney. Leaving to mourn daughter Marie; son in law Brian and granddaughter Katelyn; also many other family and friends. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Church in St. Lawrence Thursday May 15, 2008 from 7pm - 9pm; Friday May 16, 2008 from 2pm - 4pm; and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St Lawrence on Saturday May 17th, 2008 at 11:00 am Interment to follow at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life”www.whitedove.ca

WHIFFEN, Joseph Anthony
1920-2008

Passed reluctantly away with a tear in his eye, surrounded by his family at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, on May 27th, 2008 Joseph Anthony Whiffen of Rushoon, in his 87th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Joseph (Mary) of CBS Manuels, John (Martha) of Boat Hr., Jim (Theresa) of Rushoon, Peter (Judy) of Rushoon, Gerry (Theresa) of Rushoon ; daughters Annie (Bob) Beck of Swift Current, Ellen Mary Whiffen of the Goulds; sister Theresa Cheeseman of Rushoon; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his wife Annie, daughter Mary Theresa, parents Robert & Mary Theresa, brothers Herbert, Bernard, Robert, Thomas, Patrick, John and Leonard. Resting and Visitation to take place from Christ the King R.C. Church in Rushoon on Wednesday May 28, 2008 from 1pm - 10pm; Thursday May 29, 2008 from 10 am to 10 pm; and Friday May 30, 2008 from 10 am to 1 pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Christ The King R.C. Church in Rushoon on Friday May 30, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at Christ The King R.C. Cemetery. In Joseph’s Memory donations may be made to The Janeway Children’s Hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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