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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
May 2017

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.

 

BAKER, LEROY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEROY BAKER of Harbour Mille announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Friday, May 5, 2017, at the age of 57. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Travis Marsden of Burgeo; step-daughter, Meena Tibbo of Harbour Mille; sisters, Linda (Tom) Windsor of Little Harbour, and Shirley (Jamie) Forbes of Ontario; brothers, Eric (Yvonne) Baker of Little Bay East, Edward (Kim) Baker of Little Bay East, and Terrence (Pauline) Baker of St. Bernard's; sister-in-law Ada (Don) Tibbo of Harbour Mille; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Judy; parents, Edward and Mary Baker; sister, Debbie Marshall; brother, Howard Baker; and brother-in-law Ches Tibbo. The Baker Family will be accepting visitors at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Harbour Mille on Saturday, May 6th, beginning at 1:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 7th and Monday, May 8th all day; from where the Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery in Harbour Mille. In Leroy's memory donations may be made to The Baker Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

BENNETT, CHARLES R.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late CHARLES R. BENNETT of Grand Bank announce his passing at the Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the age of 97. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Emily of 76 years; sons, Bob (Mildred) of Grand Bank, Junior (Cecily) of Grand Bank, Max (Arbor) of Aurora; daughters, Bessie (Kie) of Grand Bank, Ethel (Carl) of Toronto, Tarra {Shirley} (Steve) of Grand Beach; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son, Ches Bennett. The funeral service will take place at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at the Jehovah's Witness Cemetery in Grand Bank. In Charlie's memory donations may be made to the Mental Health Association 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

GOODRIDGE, RONALD WILBERT
It is with great sadness that the family of Ronald Wilbert Goodridge of Lewin's Cove announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre May 1, 2017 at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn loving wife of 29 years Elizabeth; sons Wayne (Mary Rose) of Calgary, AB, Perry (Anna) of Cambridge, ON, Dan (Trish) of Guelph, ON, Mike (Loretta) of Grand Falls, Derrick (Judy) of Marystown, and Rod (Kathy) of Spruce Grove, AB; daughters Cynthia (Arley) of Clarenville, Karen (Ben) of Clarenville and Arlene of Spruce Grove, AB; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sisters Jessie of Paradise and Yvonne (Dave) of Burin plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Ronald and Gertrude Goodridge; daughter Barb Snow and son-in-law Wilbert Snow. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home Tuesday, May 2nd 6-9pm family only. Family will be accepting visitors Wednesday, May 3rd 10am to 9pm. Funeral service to take place from Hope United Church, Lewin's Cove Thursday, May 4th at 2pm with interment following at United Church Cemetery, Lewin's Cove. Donations may be made to the family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

GREEN, PEGGY LYNN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PEGGY LYNN GREEN of Grand Bank announce her passing at her residence in Grand Bank on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Jeremy Green of Fortune; mother, Lucy Hillier of Grand Bank; sisters, Kathleen (Bill) Herridge of Grand Bank, Dorothy (Larry) Bourque of Cold Water, ON, Phyllis (Calvin) Penney of Grand Bank, Maisie Baker of Pool's Cove, Kellie (Dale) Engram of Paradise; brothers, Edgar (Dulcie) Hillier of Grand Bank, Cecil (Myrtle) Hillier of Grand Bank; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Isabel Isaacs and Cathy May; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by her father, Stanley Hillier; brothers, Ernest and Stanley Hillier Jr.; and brothers-in-law, Cyril Herridge and Howard Baker. In honouring Peggy's wishes, cremation has taken place. The Green family will be accepting visitors from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Friday, May 5th, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date and time. In Peggy's memory donations may be made to The Green Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

KETTLE, MAX F.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MAX F. KETTLE of St. Lawrence announces his passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are partner, Florence Harnett; sons, Brian (Nicole) of Burin and Leon (Erin Chafe) of Angus, ON; daughters, Nanette Kettle of St. John's and Jaime Barker (Trevor) of St. John's; sisters, Carol Reeves (Stan), Janice Isaacs (Noel), Michelle Loder (Bruce), Loretta Vigneaux (Reneaud), Relda Briggs (Lawrence), Veronica Whyatt (Keith); brothers, Dion (Paul), Blaine (Peggy), Albert (Sheryl), Tyrone (Vicki); 2 grandchildren, Jacob and Jordon Adam; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by wife, Bernice; parents, Albert and Emily Kettle; brother, Leon. Cremation has taken place. The Kettle Family will be accepting visitors at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on a date and time to be announced; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on a date and time to be announced. Inurnment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Max's memory donations may be made to the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre or the ALS Society. Flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LANGDON, JOSIAH
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOSIAH LANGDON of Grand Bank announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the age of 89. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife, Bessie of 66 years; Daughters, Joan Langdon of Grand Bank, Yvonne (Charles) Thornhill of Grand Bank; Sisters, Alma (Wesley) Bungay of Grand Bank, Rudy (Leo) Loveless of Seal Cove, Ida (Winston) Loveless of Seal Cove, Beulah (Eric) Loveless of Seal Cove, Sister-in-Law, Helen Langdon of Grand Bank: Brothers, Cluett (Joyce) Langdon of Seal Cove, Hickman (Tryphena) Langdon of Seal Cove; 3 Grandchildren, Scott (Becky) Follett, Tyson (Courtney) Prior, Holly (Corey) Hoddinott; and 5 Great-Grandchildren, Julia, Isabella, Emily, Sara, Olivia; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by Parents, Edward and Bertha Langdon, Brothers, Albert Langdon, Gerald Langdon, Maxwell Langdon; Sister, Florie Langdon, Sister-in-Law. Caroline Langdon; Brother-in-Law, William Langdon. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Saturday, May 6th, and Sunday, May 7th from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral to take place from the Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank on Monday, May 8th, at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Grand Bank. In Josiah's memory donations may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund in Grand Bank. 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

MARTIN, LOUISE
Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Hospital, St. Lawrence on Friday May 12, 2017 Louise Martin of Burin at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with precious and loving memories sons Rodney (Cathy) of Burin, grandson Danny (Theresa) of Spanish Room; daughters Velma Farwell (Everett) of Burin, Donna Hooper of Spanish Room, Rosalind Ducey (Pius) of Marystown; daughter-in-law Deneise Martin of Milton, ON; grandchildren Sherri MacBean (Jason), Lyndsey Martin (Michael), Jackie Normore (Glenn), Faron Hooper (Sonya), Jonathan Ducey (Jennifer), Joshua Ducey (Stacee), Kayla Martin (Rodney); 8 great grancchildren; sisters June Jewer, Betty Finniamore, Linda Lane; brothers Ray Lane, George Lane, Keith Lane, Kevin Lane, Doug Lane, John Lane, Jim Lane plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband John; son Jerry, son-in-law Rex, sister Ruby Butt, brothers Harold Gillingham, Harvey Gillingham, Roy Lane. Family will be receiving visitors on Saturday and Sunday from 1-9 PM at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Funeral service to take place from on Zion United Church, Collin's Cove on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11AM with interment to follow at Zion United Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Donation in her memory may be made to Zion United Church or flowers gratefully acceptedFuneral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin

MATTHEWS, GERALD ALLISON
(Gerald Allison Matthews
, born in Grand Bank) Passed peacefully away, surrounded by her loving family on May 9, 2017, Geraldine Matthews (nee Patten), age 78. Predeceased by her husband Rod, and parents Georgie and Gerald Patten. Leaving to mourn her daughters Anne (Keith) Hillier, Pat Smith (Hubert Wells), and Ruth (John) Russell; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great greatgrandchild; siblings Maxine (Tom) Rose, Eli Patten (Marge Pike), Clarence Patten (Ardith, deceased), and Louise (Max) Hickman; and a large circle of friends. As per her request, cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 11 a.m in the Carnell Memorial Chapel, with refreshments to follow in the lower lounge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Geraldine's memory can be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.

MICHELIN, JOHN CHESLEY
Passed peacefully away, on , at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, JOHN CHESLEY MICHELIN, of Marystown in his 68th year. Leaving to mourn his loving daughter Jill, Marystown; and a number of relatives and friends. Resting and visitation will take place from Peninsula Funeral Home in Creston South on Saturday, May 06th, 11 am - 9 pm. The funeral Service will be held at the Creston North United Church in Creston North on Sunday, May 07, 2017 at 4:30 pm. Interment will follow at the United Church Cemetery, Creston North. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations, in John's memory, may be made to the NL Arthritis Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

MULLINS, MAMIE
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MAMIE MULLINS of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the age of 86. Information regarding visitation and the Funeral Service will be announced at a later date and time. In lieu of flowers donations in Mamie's memory may be made to St. Matthew's Anglican Church Fund in St. Lawrence. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

POWER, EDNA MARILYN
It is with deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of EDNA MARILYN POWER on Friday, May 26, 2017, of Winterland, NL, in her 67 year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son, Shawn (Lisa) of Burin; daughter, Glenda Snook (Albert) of Calgary; grandsons, Kaeden, Nathan and Nicolas; brother, Harold Dicks and sister, Shirley Smith of Winterland; brother-in-law, Fred Clements of Grand Bank; as well as the extended Dicks and Power families; and a large circle of friends. She will also be sadly missed by her loyal canine companion, Zoe. Edna is predeceased by husband, Kevin; parents, Archibald and Janet Dicks; sister, Jean Clements; sister-in-law, Shirley Dicks; brother-in-law, Leo Legge. Resting at Wiseman's Funeral Home, Marystown, on Tuesday, May 30, from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Wednesday, May 31, from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Funeral Service will take place from Grace United Church, Winterland, on Thursday, June 1, at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Grace United Church Cemetery, Winterland. Donations may be made in Edna's memory to Grace United Church in Winterland. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

QUIRKE, PETER M.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PETER M. QUIRKE of St. Lawrence announces his peaceful passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at the age of 86. Leaving to mourn his seven children: Gail Loder, Raymond Quirke (Brenda), Judith Loder, Peter Quirke (Helen), Adrian Quirke (Dorothy), Daniel Quirke (Karen), Joanne Lake (Tony); 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Mary (Pat) Gallagher, Michael (Marie) Quirke, Kathleen (Ben) Turpin, Doreen (Jerome) Slaney, Greg (Beverley) Quirk and sister-in-law, Mary Quirke. He was predeceased by his wife, Philomena May Quirke; parents, Elizabeth (Quirke) Slaney, Michael Quirke, Gregory Slaney; brothers, Cyril Quirke and Joseph Quirke. The Quirke Family will be accepting visitors at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. The Prayer Vigil will take place on Friday, June 2 at 7 pm. Interment will follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. Donations to the Quirke Family will be donated to a local cause in Peter's memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

SENIOR, PETER MICHAEL
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, PETER MICHAEL SENIOR, of Creston South, NL, in his 96th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Ella, sons Malcolm (Beverley), Toronto, ON, Clarence (Catherine), Sudbury, ON, Willis (Helene), Burin, Gary, Toronto, ON, Calvin (Cathy), Creston, Harvey (Cindy), Eastport, daughter Evelyn Deroches (Victor), Creston, Nora Mills (Bill), St. John's, Maimie Whyatt (Ray), St. John's, stepsons Elmo King (Barbara), Marystown, Ross King (Jenny), Creston, Weldon King (Susan), Grand Falls, Dennis King (Cathy), Creston, stepdaughter Vera Downton (Edward), Grand Falls; 14 grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Peter is predeceased by his wife Margaret, parents Albert and Rosie Senior, son in law James Pardy, grandchildren Melina, Chad and Della, sisters Lydia and Teal and brother John. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Tuesday, May 23, from 7 - 9 pm, Wednesday, May 24 from 2 pm - 9 pm, and Thursday, May 25 from 10 am - noon. The funeral service will be held at Hope and Faith Corps Salvation Army Citadel, Creston South, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Creston South. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Peter's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Creston South. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

 

 

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