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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
November 2013

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.

 

BARNES, Lloyd John
(February 18, 1948 - November 30, 2013)

Passed away at Health Science Centre, St. John's on Saturday, November 30, 2013, Lloyd John Barnes of Fortune, age 65 years. Predeceased by father Raymond Barnes, mother Myrtle Barnes; granddaughter Samantha Matthews. Leaving to mourn wife Gladys Barnes, daughters Sherry (Greg) Cooper, Michelle (Robert) Matthews, Michelle George, 2 grandchildren, Robert and Morgan Matthews, sisters Shirley (Gord) Matthews, Viola (Lloyd) Piercey, Joyce (Gerald), Denise (Edgar) Piercey. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at All Saint's Anglican Church, Fortune for all day Sunday, December 1st. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 2nd at 2 pm from All Saint's Church, Fortune. Donations in Lloyd's Memory may be made to the Family towards Funeral Expenses. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

COADY, ALLAN JOSEPH
(1957-2013)
Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family, at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on November 24, 2013, Allan Joseph Coady at the age of 56 years. Predeceased by his parents John Patrick and Christina Coady, brother John Patrick Coady (Jr.), sister-in-law Sheila Coady and brother-in-law William Mayo. Leaving to celebrate his life with fond memories are sister Bernadette (Dennis) Dwyer; nephews John, Jeffrey and Jerry Dwyer; niece Judith (Dwyer) Hurley and their families. Five other sisters Patricia (Roland) Riggs, Joan Mayo, Evelyn (Gerry) Brown, Lorraine (Gary) Taylor and Mary Ann (Ronald) Broderick, brothers Gordon Coady and Wallace (Ann) Coady; sister-in-law Betty Coady. Left also with cherished memories are a number of nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly, as well as a large circle of relatives, friends and coworkers. Allan's faith, generosity, determination and courage were an inspiration to everyone around him. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Monday, November 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown, on Wednesday, November 27, at 11:00 a.m. officiated by the Reverend Father Cecil Critch. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Allan's memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FANCEY, Olive
(November 21, 1944 - November 1, 2012)

It is with great sadness the family of Olive Marie Fancey of Burin announces her passing at the Health Science Complex, St. John's, November 1, 2013 at the age of 68 years. Leaving to mourn husband Edgar; mother Jessie Kelloway; sons Junior (Elaine) of Creston South, Trent of Burin and Jason (Lisa) of St. John's; grandchildren Jake, Claire, Olivia, Ben and Noah; sisters Rowena Kelloway (Tony), Brenda Spurrell (Randy) and Donna Attwood (Kevin) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father Frank Kelloway. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Saturday, November 2 from 7-9 pm and Sunday, November 3 from 10 am to 9 pm. Funeral Service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove Monday, November 4th at 2 pm with interment following at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder's Point. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or Kidney dialysis. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

GRANT, James
(October 23, 1926 - November 13, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of James Grant of Lewin's Cove formerly of Corbin announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 13, 2013, at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn wife Rita; sons Bill (Ellen) of Lewin's Cove and John (Laurie-ann) of Brooks, AB; daughters Kathy Dwyer (Paul) of Kelligrews, Dolores Molloy(Jerome) of Marystown, Sharon Kelly (Matthew) of Beaus Bois and Clara Moulton (Brian) of Calgary; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters Ann Grant, Mary Stapleton, Violet Clarke, Kathleen Neville, Bride Rose and Theresa Fagan and sister-in-law Marie Grant plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Bernard and Elizabeth, brother Bob and sisters Nellie, Laura and Meline. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Thursday, November 14th from 7 to 9 pm and Friday from 10 am to 9 pm. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Patrick's RC Church on Saturday, November 16th at 10 am with interment following at RC Cemetery, Salt Pond. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to St. Patrick's RC Church.

HILLIER, Caroline H.
(April 7, 1939 - November 19, 2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Caroline H. Miller of Creston South, formerly of Grand Bank, age 74 years. Predeceased by husband William, parents Beatrice and William, sister Annie. Leaving to mourn: sisters Mary at Point Leamington, Mariah (William) of Kansas City MO., Dinah of St. John's, John Ben (Elaine) of Grand Bank, Douglas (Glenda) of Paradise. Also a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from Salvation Army, Grand Bank on Friday, November 22nd at 11 am. Interment to follow at St. Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to Philippines Disaster Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

HISCOCK, A. Roland
(October 6, 1962 - November 23, 2013)

Passed away at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, November 23, 2013, A. Roland Hiscock, formerly of Grand Bank, age 51 years. Predeceased by father Eli Hiscock. Leaving to mourn: Mother Maria Hiscock, sister Judy Fowler (Jim Yetman), Carbonear: niece: Tara(Jim Hunt), Carbonear, nephew: Trevor (Stephanie) Fowler, St. John's, great nephews Matthew and Andrew Hunt, great niece Leah Hunt. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank on Sunday and Monday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from Grand Bank United Church at 2 pm on Tuesday, November 26th. Interment to follow at Grand Bank United Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

HODDER, THOMAS AMBROSE
(1927-2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Sunday, November 3, 2013, THOMAS AMBROSE HODDER, of Creston North, NL, in his 86th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Sarah, daughter Lillian Andrews (Ed), Creston North; granddaughters, Heather Newbury (Scott), Orangeville, ON, and Sarah Andrews, Creston North, great granddaughters Emma and Kate Newbury; brother Herbert (Rita), Lewisporte; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Tom is predeceased by his parents Thomas and Hannah Hodder, infant daughter Janet Ruth, 6 brothers and 1 sister. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Monday, Nov. 4, (7:30 pm - 9 pm), Tuesday Nov. 05, (2 pm - 9 pm), and Wednesday, Nov. 06, (10 am - noon). The funeral service will be held at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Creston North, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at 2:00 pm. Interment will be at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tom's memory may be made to the Janeway Children's Hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion"

KING, Gertrude
(July 25, 1933 - November 15, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Gertrude King of Boat Harbour announces her passing at the Health Science Center on November 15, 2013, at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn son Dennis (Melanie) of Paradise; daughters Sheila (Gary) of NS, Sharon (Len) of Boat Harbour, Davena (Eddie) of Brookside and Pam (Kevin) of Paradise; grandchildren Kerri-lynn (Terry), Heather (Sheldon), Michael (Robyn), Shane (Kayla) and Adam; great grandchildren Abigail and Gavin plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Albert; grandson Corey Lockyer and sisters Alma Mundon and Lorretta Smith. Resting at Church of Transfiguration, Boat Harbour Sunday, November 17th at 7 PM and all day Monday. Funeral Service to take place from Church of Transfiguration, Boat Harbour Tuesday, November 18th at 2 PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery, Boat Harbour. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Church of Transfiguration Memorial Fund, Boat Harbour or Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin

MATTHEWS, Lottie Blanch
(July 16, 1921 - November 8, 2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's, on Friday, November 8, 2013, Lottie Blanch Matthews of Grand Bank, aged 92 years. Predeceased by husband Percy Matthews; daughter Carolyn; parents, William and Caroline Brushett; brothers, James and Frederick Brushett; and by sister Lillian Fergueson. Leaving to mourn daughters: Janice (Charles) Moores, St. John's, and Mildred Cheverie, Dartmouth. NS; grandchildren: Brad (Noreen) Cheverie, Amanda Cheverie, Dartmouth, NS, and Jennifer (Michael) Faber, Cambridge, ON; great-grandson Trenton Faber, Cambridge, ON; sister Pearl Hatrield, Burin; and sister-in-law Anna Brushett, Antigonish, NS. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Resting at Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank, with visitation from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, November 11th. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday, November 12th, at 1:00 pm at Grand Bank United Church with a reception to follow. Interment to take place at the United Church Cemetery, Collins Cove, Burin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge, St. John's. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

MURPHY, AMBROSE C.
(1934-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late AMBROSE MURPHY of Parker's Cove announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Monday, November 4, 2013, at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife Mary of 46 years; son Wayne (Lisa Crowley) of Parker's Cove; 2 precious grandchildren Jamie and Kaylie; psisters-in-law Alice (Arthur Gaulton) of Parker's Cove and Mary Amon of Hamilton, ON; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by Parents Albert and Elizabeth Murphy; brothers John, Peter, Pius, Daniel, Gerald and Cecil Murphy; sisters Hannah Synard, Lucy Hickey, Selina Hefferan and baby sister Agatha Murphy. Resting and visitation will take place from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Parker's Cove on Tuesday, November 5, starting at 12:00 noon; Wednesday, November 6, all day. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, November 7, at 1:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parker's Cove. In Ambrose's memory donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church or Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

POWER, EILEEN
(1954-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late EILEEN POWER of Marystown, announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the age of 58. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Dave of 36 years; son Evan (Donna) of Marystown, mother Winnifred Smith of Brookside; stepson Cecil (Leslie) Tucker of Lethbridge; step-grandchildren Jayda and Graysen Tucker of Lethbridge; sisters Frances (Flloyd) Matterface of Boat Harbour, and Ashley (Aaron) Smith of Lawn; brothers Bruce (Elsie) Smith of Brookside, Les (Linda) Smith of Marystown, Brian (Marjorie) Smith of Brookside, Doug (Pauline) Smith of St. Bernard's, Walt (Beatrice) Smith of Marystown, and Johnny (Krista) Smith of Medicine Hat, AB; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father John Smith. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes, in Marystown, on Sunday, November 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m; Monday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m; and Tuesday, November 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, November 19th at 2:00 p.m., from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Eileen's memory donations may be made to The Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation, or Daffodil Place or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

POWER, JERRY
(1958-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JERRY POWER of Little Bay, announces his passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's, on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at the age of 55. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his sons Thomas Power (fiancé Robin Lilly) of Little Bay and Scott Power of Little Bay, sisters Patricia (William) Kilfoy of Little Bay, Mary (George) Hanrahan of Marystown, Bernice (Jim) Cross of Burin, and Stella (Gary) Mehaney of Grand Prairie, AB; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Almena Power. Visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes, in Marystown, on Friday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In Jerry's memory donations may be made to The Power Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

SMITH, Shirley
(April 12, 1951 - November 14, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Shirley Smith of Red Harbour announces her passing on Nov. 14, 2013, at the Health Science Complex at the age of 62 years. Leaving to mourn husband Clarence, son Darryl (Marie) of Houston, granddaughters Taylor and Kennedy, parents Joseph and Hilda Masters, sisters Linda Inkpen (Gilbert) and Marion Kenway (Wayne), brother Jerry Masters (Sheila) plus many more family and friends. Resting at Wesley United Church, Red Harbour, Saturday, November 16 at 7 pm and all day Sunday. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Wesley United Church, Red Harbour. Funeral Service will take place from Wesley United Church, Red Harbour , Monday, November 18 at 2 pm. With Cremation to follow.

STRICKLAND, Edison Walter
(April 19, 1932 - November 6, 2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Wednesday November 6, 2013, Edison W. Strickland of Fortune, age 81 years. Predeceased by parents. Leaving to mourn wife Shirley, daughter Tina, son Richard, and stepchildren, Diane, Ann Marie, Rochelle, George, Dennis, & Glenda. He will also be missed by a large circle of family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Public visitation and Memorial service to be announced at a later date. Donations in Edison 's memory may be made to the family towards funeral expenses. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

WALSH, ELSIE AGNES
(1923-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ELSIE WALSH of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, in Burin, on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the age of 90. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Jim (Ellen) of Marystown, William of Marystown, Art (Anne Marie) of Marystown, Ralph (Agatha) of Marystown, John (Wanda) of Brampton, ON, Ron (Janice) of Brampton, ON; daughters Theresa (James Baker) of Moncton, NB, Annunciata (Tony Scacchi) of Hamilton, ON; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Patrick; parents Thomas and Jessie Reid; sons Dermot, Eugene and Donald Walsh; granddaughter Jillian Walsh; sisters Mary Rowe, Theresa Kilfoy and Eileen Walsh; brothers Emile Reid and William Reid. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home, in Marystown on Friday, November 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 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 Saturday, November 23, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Elsie's memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care 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

WHIFFEN, CATHERINE "ALICE"
(1952-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALICE WHIFFEN of Rushoon announces her passing at her home in Rushoon on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the age of 61. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Robert of 35 years; daughters Vanessa Farewell (Colin) of Red Harbour, Lacey Lake (Shamus) of South East Bight and Danielle Whiffen (Fred Snelgrove) of St. John's; 4 grandchildren Jenna and Abigail Farewell and Chloe and Kiera Lake; brothers, sisters and their families; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by son Shawn; parents Daniel and Frances Murphy; sister Alice and brothers Joe and Benedict. Resting and visitation will take place from Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Thursday, November 7, at a time to be announced, Friday, November 8, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, November 9, at 1:00 p.m., from Christ the King Church. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. In lieu of flowers donations in Alice's memory may be made to the Whiffen Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WHIFFEN, Rita
(June 5, 1931 - November 24, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Rita Whiffen of Rushoon announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 24, 2013, at the age of 82 years. Leaving to mourn sons Robert (Late Alice Whiffen), George (Emily), Patrick and Clarence all of Rushoon; daughters Blanche Pitcher (Wayne) of Shoal Harbour, Mary Barrett (Roger) of Fort MacMurray, Rita Barrett (Randy) of Swift Current and Doreen Whiffen (George Miller) of Rushoon; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters Annie Whiffen and Margaret Dicks of Rushoon; brothers Charles Norman (Isabelle) and John Norman both of Rushoon; sister-in-law Theresa Cheeseman plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Patrick; parents George and Alice Norman; brother Angus and George Norman; sister Alice Brinston; daughter-in-law Alice Whiffen and grandson Shawn. Resting at Christ the King RC Church, Rushoon Monday, November 5th at 6 pm and all Tuesday. Funeral Service to take place from Christ the King RC Church, Rushoon , Wednesday, November 27th at 2 pm with interment following at RC Cemetery, Rushoon. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

 

 

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