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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
November 2012

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.

 

BRAKE, WILLIAM J. (BILL)
1941-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late BILL BRAKE of Marystown, NL announces his passing at his home in Marystown on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Alice of 47 years; 1 son Ernie (Dawn) of Paradise; 1 daughter Donna (Randy) Brockerville of Marystown; 5 grandchildren - Hilary, Michael, Owen, Liam and Drew; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents Ernest and Sarah Brake, sister Sadie Ballard, brother-in-law Bill Ballard and special cousin Sister Margaret Rose. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday, November 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Bill'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, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BUNGAY, KENNETH ALLEN
1945-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late KENNETH ALLEN BUNGAY of Fortune, NL announces his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's on Monday, November 26, 2012 at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Gladys of 47 years; 3 sons - Thomas (Vanessa) of Grand Bank, Kenneth Darren of Fortune and Jason of St. John's; 2 daughters - Ada (Dave) Warren of Grand Bank and Janine Bungay (B.J. Roberts) of Fortune; 4 sisters - Elizabeth (Mario) McGraw of Grande Prairie, AB, Una (Ken) Stacey of Point May, Emily (Jo) McCuthan of Grande Prairie, AB, Lillian (George) Keeping of Grand Bank; 2 brothers - Harry Bungay of Fortune and David Bungay of Fortune; 5 grandchildren - Tara (Todd) Mavin, Nigel (Chelsea) Warren, Zander, Caleb and Danta; 2 great-grandchildren - Nicole and Natalie Mavin; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents - Ada & Charles Bungay, Sister - Shirley Tibbo. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Fortune on Tuesday, November 27th from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Thursday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place at All Saint's Anglican Church in Fortune on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at All Saint's Anglican Cemetery in Fortune. In Kenneth's memory 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

CLARKE, MELVIN WESLEY
1942-2012

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, MELVIN WESLEY CLARKE of Creston South, NL, in his 70th year. Leaving to mourn his loving brothers Walter (Alene), Creston South, Harvey (Betty), Creston South, Austin (Rose), Creston South, Les (Debbie) Creston South, Sam, Creston South, Merrill (Audrey), Creston South, sisters Greta Beck (Winston), Ajax, ON, Judy Hotton (Bruce), Lewin's Cove, Ruby Crocker (Calvin), Ottawa, ON; special uncle Almer Hodder, Creston South; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Melvin is predeceased by his parents Stephen and Rebecca Clarke. Resting at the Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Wednesday, November 7th, 7 - 9 PM, Thursday, November 8th, 10 AM - 9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the St. Michael's Anglican Church, Creston South on a date and time to be announced. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Creston South. No flowers by request. Donations in Melvin's memory may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Creston South. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

HARTSON Sr., Mary
(May 13, 1921 - November 18, 2012)

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Hartson Sr. of Salt Pond announces her passing on November 18, 2012, at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank at the age of 91 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son James (Mary) ; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 Great Great Grandchild plus a large circle of other family friends. Predeceased by daughter Daphne Hiscock; son-in-law Arch Hiscock; son William; parents William and Francis; brothers James and Pius and sisters Mary Ellen and Sarah. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin today from 2-9 PM , Tuesday from 10 AM to 9 PM. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin on Wednesday, November 21st at a time to be announced with interment following at RC Cemetery, Salt Pond. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's RC Building Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

KEARLEY, Helen Melita
(July 27, 1927 - November 30, 2012)

It is with great sadness the family of the late Helen Melita Kearley of Terrenceville announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 30, 2012 at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Randell (Rita) of AB, Thomas (Maureen) of Terrenceville, Aloyuisis (Gloria) of Terrenceville, Stan (Julie) of Terrenceville, Eric (Coreena) of Swift Current and Jim (Claudia) of Harbour Brenton; daughters Christine Hunt of NS, Joyce Edwards (Lud) of NS and Mary Kearley (Carl) of Terrenceville; 21 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brother Henry Lavhey (Catherine) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Randell; son in law Roger; brother John Joe and sisters Marion and Mary Jane. Resting at RC Church, Terrenceville at 2 PM Saturday, December 1 and all day Sunday. Funeral to take place from RC Church at a time and date to be announced. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.

McKNIGHT, ALVIN KEITH
1933-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALVIN KEITH MCNIGHT of Marystown, NL, announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Margaret of 23 years; sisters - Joan Miller, Merle Croutche & Gail Nurnberg; brothers - Donald and John McKnight of Ontario; stepsons - Al Lewis and Edward (Madge) Lewis; stepdaughters - Brenda (John) Farrell, Collette (Al) Penney and Joan (Jerome) Rowlands; plus a large circle of family and friends; Pre-deceased by parents Leslie & Myrtle McKnight and stepdaughter-in-law Marion Lewis. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Friday, November 23rd, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, November 26th, at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Alvin's memory donations may be made to Burin Peninsula Kidney Dialysis. 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

PIERCEY, Montford
(November 7, 1922 - November 28, 2012
)
Passed away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, Montford Piercey of Grand Bank, age 90 years. Predeceased by parents: William and Carolyn Piercey, adopted parents: James and Minnie Piercey, brothers: Wilson, Bill and Frank, sisters: Rosie and Carrie. Leaving to mourn: loving wife of 64 years Georgina (Parsons), daughters: Carolyn Veerassamy (Raj), Glenda Piercey( Pat Cleary), son Jim Piercey (Gertie), grandchildren: Ranee Veerassamy (James Wilson), Krishnan Veerassamy, Alex Dawe, Hilary Dawe, Philip Piercey and Susan Piercey, great grandchildren: Jadra and Gitanjali Wilson, brothers: Jim and John, sisters: Mary, Esther and Ruby. Also a large circle of nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Wednesday from 7 pm - 9 pm, then on Thursday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from St. Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank at 2 pm on Friday, November 30th. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. A very Special thank you to management and Staff of Blue Crest Nursing Home and to Dr. S. Beckley. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory to Blue Crest Caring Campaign. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

POWER, MADELINE F.
1924-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MADELINE POWER of Spanish Room, NL, announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are 2 sons - Edward (Alavena) of Spanish Room and Patrick (Dorothy) of Spanish Room; 5 grandchildren - Dwayne, Dean, Sherman, Sherri and Lisa; 6 great-grandchildren - Michael, Carter, Luke, Kristen, Kylie and Brooklyn; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents - Nicholas & Mary Withers. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown, on Thursday, November 8th from 4 pm - 9 pm, and Friday, November 9th from 10 am - 9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Interment to follow at St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spanish Room. In Madeline'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

WALSH, DONALD PATRICK
1961-2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late DONALD PATRICK WALSH of Marystown, NL, announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the age of 51. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his mother Elsie; 2 Sisters - Theresa Baker (Jim) and Nancy Scachia (Tony); 6 brothers - Jim (Ellen), Bill, Art (Ann Marie), Ralph (Agatha), John (Wanda), Ron (Janice); Predeceased by father Patrick, brothers Eugene and Dermot and Niece Jillian Walsh. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday, November 29th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Don's memory donations may be made to the Hospital Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALTERS, Susie
(May 18, 1949 - November 19, 2012
)
Passed away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Monday, November 19, 2012, Susie Walters of Grand Bank, age 63 years. Predeceased by parents Richard & Susie Newport, sister Mahala, brothers Frankie, Obediah and Reuben; sons Frank and Craig. Leaving to mourn: husband William Almer; daughters Judy (Philip) at Saskatoon, Donna (Weldon) at Lower Island Cove, son Adrian (Troy) at Calgary; sisters Meta (Tom) Cumben, Julia (Jacob) Lee, Edna (Ernest) Drake, Phyllis (Ray) Walsh,brother Lorne (Anne); 7 grandchildren, Joshua, Andrew, Mahala, William, Jonathan, Noah and Kali; also her dear best friends Bernice and Everett Forsey. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Monday from 7 pm - 9 pm for FAMILY ONLY. Then on Tuesday from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm. Tuesday evening from 7 pm - 9 pm for children and grandchildren only. Then on Wednesday for public visitation from 10 am - 12 pm; 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from the Salvation Army Citadel at 2 pm on Thursday. Interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory to Salvation Cemetery Fund.

 

 

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