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Burin Peninsula Obituaries

November 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.

 

CLARKE, JESSIE D.
1918-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JESSIE D. CLARKE of Fortune announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Saturday November 20, 2010 at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Charles John (Meta) Clarke of Fortune; sister Molly Harding of Halifax; sister-in-laws Marina Thornhill of St. John's and Doris Hynes of Holyrood; 3 grandchildren Sherry of Mount Pearl, Charlene of Fortune, and Jonathan of Mount Pearl; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband James Clarke. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Sunday November 21st from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm to 9pm; and Monday November 22nd from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service to take place at Fortune United Church on Tuesday November 23rd at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Jessie's memory, donations may be made to The Clarke Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

COLLIER, RITA
Date of Birth: June 26, 1916

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Nov. 12, 2010 Rita Collier of Baine Harbour age 94 years. Leaving to mourn daughter Daphne Lake (Fred) of Baine Harbour; grandchildren Dianne Hodder (David) of Paradise and Darrell Reid (Hazel) of Fort MacMurray; great grandchildren Brittany, Brandon and Sheryail; great great grandchildren Riley and Nash plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Basil and son-in-law Leslie Reid. Rev. Kenneth Abbott officiated Funeral Service from St. Marks Anglican Church, Baine Harbour Monday, Nov. 15th at 1PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Baine Harbour. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Marks Anglican Church, Baine Harbour or Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank. Pall Bearers were Brandon Hodder, Bruce Tessier, Arthur Ford, James Murphy, David Hodder and Wayne Rodway. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

EDWARDS, MADONNA
1926-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MADONNA EDWARDS of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Friday November 19, 2010 at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Victor of St. John's, Daniel of Toronto, ON, Curtis of St. Lawrence and Frank of Vancouver, BC; daughters Agatha (Dennis) Corteau of Montreal, QC, Jeannie Macavaney of Vancouver, BC, Madonna Reid (John Harnett) of Toronto, ON, Grace Edwards of St. John's, Ann (Cyril) Fitzpatrick of St. John's, Cecilia Edwards (Andrew MacDonald) of Sault Ste. Marie, Brenda Edwards (Patrick Harris) of Toronto, ON, Faith Edwards of Vancouver, BC, and Priscilla Edwards (Theo Slaney) of St. Lawrence; sisters Margaret Hennebury of Lord's Cove, Mary Hodge of Marystown, and Theresa Smith of Marystown; brother George Brake; 16 grandchildren; a large number of great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Victor, daughter Clarissa, brothers Richard and Peter Brake, and sisters Agatha Brake and Ann Slaney. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in St. Lawrence on Saturday November 20th from 7pm to 9pm; and Sunday November 21st from 10am to 9pm. Where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday November 22, 2010 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Mt. Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In Madonna's memory, donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HACKETT, ROB
1963-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ROB HACKETT of Terrenceville announces his passing at British Columbia on Thursday November 25, 2010 at the age of 47. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Connie of 15 years; son Richard of Terrenceville; family pet Blossom; parents Robert & Nora Hackett of Terrenceville; parents-in-law Patrick & Magdalen Mitchell of Terrenceville; brother Derrick (Rosalind) Hackett of Red Cliff, AB; brothers-in-law Colin (Corina) Mitchell of Terrenceville, and Tim Mitchell of Medicine Hat, AB; nephews Logan and Timmy; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by grandparents James & Romaine Hackett and John & Josephine Hickey, 3 uncles and 4 aunts. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Terrenceville on Monday November 29th all day. From where the Funeral Mass will take place on a date and time to be announced. In Rob's memory, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

As it appeared in The Telegram
HILLIER, Pearl - Passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's on Friday, November 5th, 2010 Pearl Hillier age 76 years a resident of the Lions Manor Nursing Home, Placentia, formerly of Grand Bank. Predeceased by her husband John Harvey Butt, son Junior, daughter Joyce Marie, and her parents Phoebe & William Hillier. She leaves to mourn her daughters Evelyn (husband Fred), Bonnie, Sharon (finance Bill), Linda, Margaret, Gladys, Effie (husband Phil) and Jackie, and son Billy, grandchildren Rebecca, Miranda, Kimmy, Abbie, Lisa, Melissa, Monika, Marcella, Christina, Renee, Jennifer, Dennis, Danny, Crystal, Julie, Harvey, and Johnathon, a large circle of great-grandchildren, also a number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia on Saturday and at Warrens Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday after 2 p.m. Funeral Service to take place from Warrens Funeral Home, Grand Bank at a time to be announced. Interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. You are welcome to visit and sign our online guestbook @ www.coombsfuneralhome.ca
As it appeared from Warren's Funeral Home
Pearl Hillier
(August 28, 1934 - November 5, 2010)

Passed away at the Health Science Center, St. John's on Friday, November 5th, 2010, Pearl Hillier, formerly of Grand Bank, age 76yrs. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday, November 7th from 2pm - 4pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral service will take place on Monday at 2pm from Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank.

LAMBE, PATRICK A.
1946-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICK A. LAMBE of Lawn announces his passing in Lawn on Sunday November 21, 2010 at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Mary of 29 years; sons Rodney (Belle) Walsh of Thailand, and Tony Walsh (Liz Foote) of Marystown; daughter Sharon Tarrant (Bernard Cheeke) of Lawn; sisters Louise (Ike) Hillier of Alberta, Mary (Arnold) Hodge of Alberta, Ann Lambe of Toronto, ON, Edith (James) Tarrant of Lawn, and Essie Lambe of St. John's; brothers Cecil Lambe of Toronto, ON., Paul (Mary) Lambe of Edmonton, AB., Bob (Sharon) Lambe of Lawn, Harvey (Yvonne) Lambe of Lord's Cove, and Jerome (Thelma) Lambe of Alberta; 7 grandchildren Dwayne, Jackie, Scott, Holly, Audrey, Sharon and Ricky; 14 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Isaac & Anne Lambe, brothers George and Isaac (Sonny) Lambe. Resting and Visitation to take place from his home in Lawn on Tuesday November 23rd beginning at 1pm; and Wednesday November 24th all day. Funeral Mass to take place at Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn on Thursday November 25, 2010 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

LAWRENCE, Christine
Date of Birth: June 18, 1957
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 12th Christine Lawrence of Frenchman's Cove age 53 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories mother Celestina Lawrence; sister Bonnie Bryce (Scot) of ON; brother David Lawrence (Cheryl) of ON; Aunts and Uncles Anne and Abel Clarke of Frenchman's Cove, Al and Cindy Lawrence, Nancy and Russ Zenick and Linda Irwin; special niece and godchild Cassie Bryce and nephews Eric and Corey Lawrence and JP O'Reilly plus many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father Peter Lawrence. Cremation has taken place a memorial service to take place from Lion's Cove, Garnish on Wednesday, November 17th at 1PM. Donations in her memory may be made to the Garnish Lion's Club. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

POWER, Lillian
Date of Birth: March 12, 1948
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 20th Lillian Power of Marystown age 62 years. Leaving to mourn husband Paul; sons Joachim of Marystown and Christopher (Melanie) of St. John's; daughter Anna Stacey (Murdock) of Marystown; grandchildren William, Bradley and Ashley Dawn; sisters Eileen Burke (Al) of Marystown, Rose Cheeseman (Pat) of Ontario, Isabella Hennubury (Dean) of Ontario, Rebecca Dober (Phonse) of Marystown and Annie Mayo (Herman) of Marystown; brothers Jim Gover (Burdetta) of Marystown, John Gover (Phoebe) of Winterland, Harold Gover (Mary) of Marystown, Clayton Gover (Linda) of Marystown, Kevin Gover (Mary) of Marystown and Raymond Gover (Bertha) of Fox Cove plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Leah and Archibald Gover. Rev. Hubert Tucker officiated Funeral Service from United Church, Creston-South 2PM Tuesday, Nov. 23rd with interment following at United Church Cemetery, Creston South. Pall Bearers were her brothers Jim Gover, John Gover, Harold Gover, Ray Gover, Clayton Gover and Kevin Gover. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

SMITH, Albert
Date of Birth: February 14, 1924
Passed peacefully away at the St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Nov. 17th Albert Smith of Boat Harbour age 86 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Baxter (Barb) of Boat Harbour and Carl (Geraldine) of Boat Harbour; daughters Marion Allen (Clifford) of Jacques Fontaine, Joyce Whiffen (Bill) of Rushoon, Helen Smith (Cornelius) of Boat Harbour, Barbara Smith (Patrick) of Fort McMurray and Mandy Upshall (Charlie) of Baine Harbour, 11 Grandchildren; 10 Grandchildren; sister Jean Brown of Toronto plus many other family and friends. Predeceased by wife Edith.Rev. Kenneth Abbott officiated Funeral Service from Church of Transfiguration, Boat Harbour 2PM, Saturday with Cremation following. Donations in his memory may be made to Church of Transfiguration, Boat Harbour or flowers gratefully accepted. Pall Bearers were Steven Whiffen, Johnathon Smith, Carl Smith, Lanny Smith, Tommy Allen and Clifford Allen. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

SMITH, PATRICIA G.
1938-2010
It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICIA SMITH of Marystown announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Tuesday November 9, 2010 at the age of 72. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories; son Jerry (Anne-Marie) Smith of St. John's; sisters Mary Ellen Power (Wallace Foote) of Marystown, and Stella Ernst of New York; brother Bill (Mary) Smith of Marystown; sister-in-law Theresa Smith; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Philip & Julia Smith, sister Phyllis Bowering, brother Jack Smith, brothers-in-law Howard Bowering and Karl Ernst. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday November 10th from 2pm to 9pm; where Prayer Vigil will take place on November 10th at 8pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown on Thursday November 11, 2010 at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In Patricia's memory, donations may be made to the U.S Memorial Health Care Centre or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

STACEY, John M.
(January 4, 1934 - November 28, 2010)
Passed away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Sunday, November 28, 2010, John M. Stacey of Grand Bank, age 76 years. Predeceased by parents Michael and Rose Stacey, wife Mary, sisters Amelia and Catherine. Leaving to mourn: 2 daughters Michelle (David Lucas) of Brooks Alberta, Rose (Howard) of St. Catherine's Ontario; 6 sons Gerald (Louise) of Grand Bank, John of Grand Bank, Barry of St. Lawrence, Nelson of Grand Bank, Gary of Point May, and Calvin (Danette) of Burin; sister, Louise Fitzpatrick of Lord's Cove; brothers Edward (Nora), Felix (Rose), Eric (Carson) of Point May and James (Mary) of Marystown; 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday from 2 pm - 4 pm (FAMILY ONLY) and public visitation 7 pm - 9 pm; Monday and Tuesday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday at 2 pm from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in his memory may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

WALSH, ROBERT J.
1954-2010

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ROBERT J. WALSH of Marystown announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Friday November 5, 2010 at the age of 56. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Bernice; sons Robert Walsh Jr. of Marystown, Joseph Walsh (Amy Young) of St. John's, and Shawn Walsh of St. John's; stepchildren Jamie (Michelle) Brake of BC, Thomas Brake of Marystown, and Amanda Brake of BC; mother Blanche Walsh; sisters Gertie (Terry) Mallay, Emma (Leo) Pinsent, Maude (Enos) Lockyer, Thelma Leonard, Helen (Francie) Carey, Ada Walsh, and Nina Richards; brothers Andre Walsh, Michael Walsh and Martin Walsh; 5 grandchildren- Mitchell, Dillan, Megan, Emily and Sara; special homecare workers Mildred Pardy, Danielle Mallay and Alice Isaacs; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by father Isadore Walsh, brothers Walter Walsh, Lional Walsh and Clem Walsh and sister Peggy. Resting and Visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday November 6th from 11am - 9pm; and Sunday Novmber 7th from 1pm - 9pm. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown on Monday November 8, 2010 at 10:30am. Cremation to follow. In Robert's memory, donations may be made to the Walsh Family. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

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