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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
May 2010

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.

 

ANSTEY, Allan OJ
(August 21, 1933 - May 25, 2010)

Passed away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, May 25th, Allan OJ Anstey of Grand Bank, age 76 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Fronie Anstey, brother-in-law Frederick (Babs), sister-in-law Mamie (Ernest). Leaving to mourn: wife Jane, daughters Catherine (Bill), Fronie (Bob), Special grandson Gavin; sisters Betty (Freeman), Lena (Eric), Emma (Spurgeon), Bertha (Frank), Lucy (Clyde); brothers Harvey, Tom (Maude), Bob (Barb), and Gord. sister-in-law Cecelia (Charles), brothers-in-law Charles, Herman (Rosella), Albert (Hazel) and Eric (Lena). Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10:00 - 12:00 (FAMILY ONLY); 2:00pm - 4:00pm; 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday 10:00 - 12:00; 2:00pm - 4:00pm; 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Funeral Service will take place from the Salvation Army at 2pm on Friday, May 28th. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the Cancer Society or Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BENNETT, RUTH
1957-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late RUTH BENNETT of Lawn announce her passing at Health Science Centre in St. John's on Sunday May 23, 2010 at the age of 52. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Jim of 29 years; son Logan Bennett of St. John's; daughters Beverly (Donny) Lambe of St. Lawrence and Tara Bennett (Geoffrey Collins) of Lawn; sisters Valerie Edwards of Lawn, Colette (Adrian) Fleming of Mount Pearl, Elizabeth (Michael) Drake of Lawn, Jacinta (Ron) Dalton of St. John's and Judy (Guy) Tarrant of Lawn; brothers Leo Edwards of St. John's, Charles (Carmelita) Edwards of Lawn and Colin (Glenda) Edwards of Lawn; 2 grandchildren Abigail Emma Bennett and Carter James Lambe; sister-in-law MaryAnn Edwards; brothers-in-law David Drake and Wayne Brockerville; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Leo and Loretta Edwards; sisters Ellen Mary Drake and Doris Brockerville; and brother Joseph Edwards. Resting and Visitation to take place from Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn on Monday May 24th from 7pm - 10pm; and Tuesday May 25th all day. Prayer Vigil to be held on Tuesday May 25th at 7:00pm from Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn. Funeral Mass to take place at Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn on Wednesday May 26th at 11:00am. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. Donations may be made to the Bennett Family or flowers gratefully accepted.

BUNGAY, ELSIE M.
1927-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ELSIE M. BUNGAY of Fortune announce her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday May 4, 2010 at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Kenneth of 66 years; sons Carl (Ethel) of Fortune, Merrill (Cecilia) of Burin, Kevin (Jackie) of Winnipeg, Majors Wayne (Deborah) of St. John's, and Lorne (Jackie) of Winnipeg; daughters Blanche (Harry) Harris of Fortune, Joan (Barry) Collier of Winterland, and Lorriena (David) Allison of Winnipeg; daughter-in-law Colonel Joy Bungay of Gander; sister Hilda Piercey of St. John's; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by son Colonel Roy Bungay. Resting and Visitation to take place from The Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank on Wednesday May 5th from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm; and Thursday May 6th from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service to take place at The Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank on Friday May 7th at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at The Salvation Army Cemetery in Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bungay Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

CROUCHER, NORMAN
Date of Birth: August 03, 1952

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, May 17, 2010, Norman Croucher of Burin Bay Arm in his 57th year. Leaving to mourn wife Nadine (Moulton); sons Stephen (Erin) and Scott (Shawna); parents-in-law Clayton and Marjorie Moulton; sister Elsie (Lester) Batstone of Nipper's Harbour; brothers-in-law Jerry (Kaye) Moulton and Allan Moulton (Donna); sisters-in-law Beth (Dave) Pardy, Janice Moulton (Paul), Cynthia (Doug) Hollett, Joy (Shawn) Colbourne and Dawn (Terry) Oldford. Also leaving to mourn 5 nieces, 10 nephews and a large circle of other family and friends.Predeceased by Father and Mother Arthur and Minnie Abbott and brother Clayton Croucher. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral Service from Bethany United Church, Burin Bay Arm on Thursday, May 20th at 2PM with interment following at Bethany United Church Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in Norm's memory may be made to Bethany United Church. Pall Bearer's were Allan Moulton, Dave Pardy, Terry Oldford, Jerry Moulton, Doug Hollett and Guy Hollett.

EDWARDS, KENNETH F.
1919-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late KENNETH F. EDWARDS of St. Lawrence announce his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Tuesday May 4, 2010 at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Rick of St. Lawrence; sister-in-law Betty Edwards of Gander; many nieces and nephews; long time caregiver Carol Ann Slaney of St. Lawrence; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by wife Ena (2002) and son Shawn (1997). Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Wednesday May 5th and Thursday May 6th from from 10am - 9pm. Prayer Vigil to be held on Thursday May 6th at 8:00pm. Funeral Mass to take place at St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Friday May 7, 2010 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at Mt. Cecilia R.C. Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Kenneth's memory donations may be made to The Royal Canadian Legion in Lawn or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FOOTE, GLADYS
Date of Birth: July 24, 1920
Gladys Foote
of Burin passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital Center on May 10, 2010 age 89 years. Predeceased by husband Rennie; parents Herbert and Martha Jane Foote; brothers Arch, Charlie and Gordon; sons-in-law John Nowlin, Clifford Dyke and Oliver Foote. She leaves to mourn with loving memories son Wayne (Rose); daughters Blanche and Geraldine; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren plus many other family members and friends. Rev. Mary Harris officiaterd Funeral service from Zion United Church on Wednesday, May 12th at 2pm with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Pall Bearer's were Brian Beazley, Sheldon Oake, Boyd Foote, Greg Moulton, Dex Gulliver and Gerald Mayo. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cancer Society.

HAWSE, FREDRICK GEORGE
Date of Birth: June 25, 1938

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on May 21, 2010, Frederick Hawse of Lewin's Cove age 71 years. Leaving to mourn sister Ruth Appleby and brother Clarence Hawse; 9 nieces and nephews plus many other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Alice and James Hawse and sister Annie. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral Service t from Hope United Church on Sunday, May 23rd with interment following at Hope United Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hope United Church Cemetery Fund. Pall Bearers were Jim Mullett, Ernest Clarke, Fred Fowlow, Donald Parsons, Brandon Clancy and Lloyd Smith.

HODDER, JUANITA
1916-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JUANITA HODDER of St. Bernard's announce her passing at her home in St. Bernard's on Monday May 3, 2010 at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Walter (Louise Banfield) of St. Bernard's, Ed (Dot) of St. Bernard's, Doug (Biney) of St. Bernard's, Maurice (Lucy) of Fort McMurray, AB, and Kevin (Elizabeth) of St. Bernard's; daughters Margaret Fewer of St. John's and Marie (Tom) Collins of CBS; 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Monday May 3rd beginning at 7pm; Tuesday May 4th all day; and Wednesday May 5th from 10am - 1pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Wednesday May 5th at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HYNES, GUS
1938-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late GUS HYNES of St. Bernard's announce his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday May 2, 2010 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Margaret of 44 years; daughters Patty (John) Hackett of St. Bernard's, Sheila (Rob) Dominaux of CBS, and Joanne (Jamie) Thornhill of Mooring Cove; grandchildren Jenna Hackett, John Hackett, and Jayme Thornhill; sisters Sheila Hackett, Rita Slaney, Doris Mahoney, and Pauline Walsh; brothers Frank Hynes, Kevin Hynes, and Bill Hynes; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents William and Philomena Hynes. Resting and Visitation to take place from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Sunday May 2nd from 7pm - 9pm; and Monday May 3rd all day. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in St. Bernard's on Tuesday May 4th at 2:00pm. Cremation to follow. In his memory donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or Sacred Heart R.C. Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

INKPEN, FRANK E.
Date of Birth: June 29, 1942

Passed suddenly away on Main Brook Resource Road on May 13, 2010 Frank E. Inkpen of Lewin's Cove age 67 years. Leaving to mourn loving wife Edna; sons Dwight and Sharleen of Aurora, Ontario and Derek and Maxine of Lewin's Cove; grandchildren Cole, David and Keely; sisters Joan and Don Hodder of Grand Fall's, Francis Collier of Halifax, NS, Leta and Nelson Bursey of Lewin's Cove and Phyllis and Leroy Baker of Epworth;sister-in-law Rebecca Inkpen of St. John's; and mother-in-law Ada Hollett residing at the Blue Crest Home Grand Bank, plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Frank and Eudavilla Inkpen and brother David Inkpen. Rev. Mary Harris officiated Funeral Service from Zion United Church on Monday, May 17 at 2pm with interment following at Hope United Cemetery, Lewin's Cove. In his memory donations may be made to Rise and Shine Sunday School Program at Hope United Church, Lewin's Cove. Pall Bearer's were Edmund Antle- Neighbour, Eugene Brewer- Friend, Howard Manning- Friend, Geoff Hollett- Nephew, Dwayne Bursey- Nephew and Levi Jorgensen- Friend.

KEARLEY, RETA ANNE
1930-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late RETA ANNE KEARLEY of Fortune announce her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Thursday May 27, 2010 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Maurice of 59 years; sons Howard (Judy) of Fox Trap, Wilson (Eileen) of Fortune, and Kevin (Mary) of Fortune; daughters Bernice (Raymond) Cuza of Fortune, and Ruth (Berkley) Pierce of Fortune; 12 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents David and Jessie Hepditch, son Maurice Wilson, sister Elizabeth and brothers Thomas and Henry. Resting and Visitation to take place from All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune on Friday May 28, 2010 starting at 7:00 pm, Saturday May 29, 2010 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday May 30, 2010 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune on Monday May 31, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at the All Saints Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes.

MATTERFACE, AUBREY
1952-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late AUBREY MATTERFACE of Fortune announce his sudden passing on Sunday May 2, 2010 at the age of 57. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Doris of 31 years; son Morley of Fortune; daughters Gayle (Ashley) Bolt of Fortune, and Cindy (Sheldon) Walsh of Lamaline; grandchildren Jordan and Samantha Bolt, and Kristen and Rachel Walsh; parents Gerald and Margaret Matterface of Red Harbour; Mother-in-law Marion Cousins of Point May; sisters Grace (Philip) Smith of Red Harbour, Joan (Fred) Forsey of Fortune, and Mae Cake (Russell Ayres) of Fortune; brothers Mansfield (Loretta) Matterface of Fortune, and Almon Matterface of Garnish; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by brother Morley Matterface. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Tuesday May 4th from 2pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm; and Wednesday May 5th from 10am - 12pm, 2pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service to take place at the United Church in Fortune on Thursday May 6th at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PARDY, David Wayne
(July 3, 1967 - May 9, 2010)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Sunday, May 9th, 2010, David Wayne Pardy of Little Bay East, age 42 years. Predeceased by parents Alex and Sheila Pardy and sister Darlene. Leaving to mourn: Aunt Jane Williams (Glen) of Pool's Cove. Also a large number of Cousins and friends. Special Friends, Home Care Workers, Rita Osborne and Nellie Pittman. Cremation to take place on Sunday, May 9th. Memorial Service to take place at a time and date to be announced later. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church, Harbour Mille, or to the United Church, Little Bay East. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

PARSONS, Irene L.
(February 3, 1938 - May 11, 2010)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Tuesday, May 11th, 2010, Irene L. Parsons of Fortune, age 72 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Millicent Hiscock, Husband Wellman and sister Edna. Leaving to mourn: son Wellman (Tracey) of Creston; daughter Yvonne Hardy of St. John's; 5 grandchildren Thomas, Tiffany, Travis, Ashley and Alexander, 1 great grandchild Brooke; Best Friend Adrian Slaney of Lord's Cove; brothers Curtis and Gordon; sister Greta; sisters-in-law Gwen and Paul Hollett, Georgina and Harvey Strickland, and Rebecca Foote. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7pm - 9pm (FAMILY ONLY). Then on Wednesday from 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2pm from the United Church, Fortune. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Fortune. Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Fortune. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

POWER, WAYNE J.
1965-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Wayne J. Power of Garnish announce his passing at his home in Garnish on Sunday May 9, 2010 at the age of 44. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Wendy of 19 years; daughter Chelsey Power of Garnish; mother Elizabeth Power of Marystown; sisters Ethel (Jordon Keeping) and Jackie (Dennis Francis); brothers Frank Power (Mildred Rideout), Gary Power and family, Ken Power and family, Perry Power (Helen Seaward), Rob (Ada) Power . Plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by father Kevin Power. Resting and Visitation to take place from St.Giles Anglican Church in Garnish on Tuesday May 11, 2010 beginning at 2pm; Wednesday May 12th all day; and Thursday May 13th from 10am - 1pm. Funeral service to take place at St. Giles Anglican Church in Garnish on Thursday May 13, 2010 at 2pm. Interment to follow at St. Giles Anglican Cemetery in Garnish. Donations may be made to the Power Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

RIDEOUT, Emma
(November 17, 1940 - May 26, 2010)

Passed away at Souris Hospital, Prince Edward Island on Wednesday, May 26th, Emma Rideout, formerly of Grand Bank, age 69 years. Predeceased by parents Samuel and Fronie Anstey, son George, brother Allan. Leaving to mourn: partner Spurgeon, 4 daughters Margaret (Harry), Ann (Lewis), Alice (Leonard), Tracey (Claude); 3 sons Sam (Ann), Jerry (Peggy), Ronnie (Wanda); 18 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; 4 sisters Betty (Freeman), Lena (Eric), Bertha (Frank), Lucy (Clyde); 4 brothers Harvey, Tom (Maude) Bob (Barb), Gord (Ruby). Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Saturday, May 29 from 10:00am - 12:00pm; 2:00pm - 4:00pm; 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Funeral Service will take place on Sunday at 2pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Cremation to follow. Donations in her memory may be made to the family.

SPENCER, Amelia
(January 14, 1920 - May 29, 2010)
Passed peacefully away at Fortune on Saturday, May 29th, Amelia Spencer, age 90 years. Predeceased by parents Joel and Mary Jane Moore, husband Robert, daughters Margaret Thornhill and Ann Rose, granddaughter Wanda Lee Pittman, sisters Beatrice King, Annie Power and Elizabeth Spencer, and brother Stephen Moore. Leaving to mourn: Jane Pittman (her care taker), sons Stephen Rose (Marjorie), John Rose (Karen); grandchildren Tonya, Glenn, Robert, Jimmy, Todd, John and Gregory; great grandchildren Zoey, Carter and Addison Amelia. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Monday, 10am - 12pm (Family Only); 2pm - 4pm, 7pm - 9pm, and Tuesday from 10am - 12pm; 2pm - 4pm, 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 2pm from All Saint's Anglican Church Fortune. Interment to follow at All Saint's Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Donations in her memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or the CNIB. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

TIBBO, Gordon
(November 23, 1915 - May 14, 2010)
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Friday, May 14, 2010, Gordon Tibbo, of Grand Bank, age 94 years. Predeceased by parents William and Selena Tibbo, wife Eliza, brothers Abraham and William Tom, sister Ida, adopted parents Lillian and Charles Fizzard; and step-brothers George Tibbo, Russell Walters, step-sisters Triffie Rose and Carrie Hickman. Leaving to mourn: daughters Ella Noseworthy (Alec) of Fortune, Patsy Russell (John) of Grand Bank; sons William (Clara) of Grand Bank, Wayne (Winnie) of Mount Pearl. 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Saturday from 2pm - 4pm (FAMILY ONLY); 7pm - 9pm; Sunday and Monday 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 2pm from the United Church, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

 

 

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