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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
November 2016

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.

 

BUFFETT, WILFRED BRUCE
(1937-2016)
Passed peacefully away on Friday, November 18, 2016, at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank, the hometown he loved, WILFRED BRUCE BUFFETT, in his 80 year. Leaving beautiful memories to his loving wife of 57 years, Judy (Pike), daughters Shelley and Jeanne (John Brookbank), cherished grandchildren Bruce (Leah) and Niki as well as Tyler, Brandon and Paige Brookbank and great grandchildren Kevicia, Maleah, and Malik. Bruce treasured the love of brothers George (Mary Lou), Tom (Karin), Al (Elsie), Bill (Lil), and sister/friend Bea (Allan) Stoodley, and Peggy (Dave) Bradbury as well as very dearly loved and cherished nieces and nephews. Bruce was predeceased by his parents, Wilfred Marcus Buffett and Sybil Eloise (Hollett) and great grandson, Marcus Joshua Buffett as well as sister-in-law 'Abigail Elaine' Piercey. Bruce was privileged to have many dear and wonderful friends and relatives bless his lifetime. Bruce was the managing director of Buffett's Clothing Store in Grand Bank from 1955 until 1984. He lived life to the fullest. Whether he was serving the community through his involvement in the Lions Club and the town council, playing soccer as a proud GeeBee, taking part in diving adventures with the scuba club, hunting, fishing, or teaching the kids to waterski on his beloved Stern Pond, Bruce brought energy and humour to all his pursuits. In 1984, his health took a turn. Against the odds, Bruce survived to enjoy a quieter lifestyle until his passing. He will forever bring a smile to the faces of those whose lives he touched. The Buffett Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday, November 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at the United Church in Grand Bank on Wednesday, November 23, at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at the United Church Cemetery in Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations in Bruce's memory may be made to the Grand Bank Lions Club. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

BURKE, Henry Sr.
It is with great sadness that the family of Henry Burke Sr. of Little St. Lawrence announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 2, 2016 at the age of 75 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Maud; children Antony Burke of Little St. Lawrence, Henrietta Burke of Little St. Lawrence, Gertrude Ann Burke of Little St. Lawrence, Linda Moulton (John) of Cambridge,ON, Henry Burke (Elaine) of Little St. Lawrence, Margaret Rideout (Jamie) of Garnish and Paula Tarrant of Grand Bank; grandchildren Brandon Burke, Katelynn Rideout, Gavin Burke, Connor Rideout and Liam Moulton; brother John Burke (Bridget) plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents John and Mary Ann Burke; brother Robert Burke; sisters Theresa Coady and her husband Thomas and Melinda Turner and nephew and godson Curtis Burke. Family will be accepting visitors from St. Thomas Aquinas Church, St. Lawrence Thursday from 12-4pm family only and 4-10pm for public and Friday,from 10am to 1:30pm and 3 to 10pm and Saturday from 10am to 12pm. Vigil will take place Friday at 7pm. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church, St. Lawrence Saturday, November 5th at 2pm. In keeping with his wishes cremation will follow. In his memory Donations or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

COOMBS, MICHAEL JAMES
Passed peacefully away at Grand Bank Health Care Centre, Grand Bank, NL, on Friday, Nov. 04, 2016, MICHAEL JAMES COOMBS, of Terrenceville, NL, in his 77th year. Leaving to mourn his special nephew Earl McCarthy (Sheila), Medicine Hat, AB, and niece Pauline Dominaux (Ches), Medicine Hat, AB., and a number of other nieces and nephews: and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Michael is predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary J. Coombs, sisters Mary Byrd and Alice McCarthy. Resting at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville after 4 pm on Sunday and on Monday from 10 am - 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville, on a date and time to be announced. At Michael's request, cremation will follow. Inurnment will be at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville at a later date. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

DOBER, JEAN
Surrounded by her loving family, JEAN DOBER, of Marystown, passed peacefully away at her home on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the age of 83. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons, Lawrence (Janice) of Fort McMurray, Alphonsus (Rebecca) of Marystown, Anthony (Carol Ann) of St. John's, Leo (Nadine) of St. John's, Wayne (Paula) of Marystown; daughters, Carol Ann (Richard Young) of Makinsons, Joan (Gus Edwards) of Calgary, Mary (Don Stamp) of Fort McMurray, Vera (Charles Dicks) of Marystown, Denise (Wayne White) of St. John's, Glenda (Howie Gover) of Chetwynd, BC; Bride (Dennis Dawson) of St. John's; sisters, Sadie (Kevin) Kelly, Joan Power and Sharon Walsh; brothers, Arch (Margaret) Spencer and Lee (Doreen) Spencer; 33 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband, Lawrence; daughter Betty O'Keefe; grandson, Stephen Careen; parents, Vincent & Mary Ann Spencer; sister, Catherine Collins; brother, Vincent Spencer; sons-in-law, Paul Edison and Chester Walsh. The Dober Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Thursday, November 17th, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, November 18th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Friday, November 18th, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown.In Jean's memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund (P.O. Box 368, Marystown, NL A0E 2M0), or flowers gratefully accepted.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

EDWARDS, MICHAEL J.
(1937-2016)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MICHAEL J. EDWARDS of Lawn announces his peaceful passing after a short battle with cancer at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Friday, November 11th, 2016 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sisters, Martha Edwards of Lawn, and Blanche Billard of Port Au Choix; brother, Andy Edwards; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Sylvester & Ellen Mary Edwards; sisters, Susan, Evelyn, Lena & Ellen Mary; and brothers, Urvin, Peter, Sylvester & Christopher. The Edwards Family will be accepting visitors at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Saturday, November 12th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and Sunday, November 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

GRANDY, Helen Barbara
April 20, 1937 - November 3, 2016
GRANDY, Helen Barbara
age 79 of Halifax passed away on November 3, 2016 at Northwood Center, Halifax. She was one of 12 children born to the late Sydney Leone and Priscilla (Smith) Walker. Helen is survived by her siblings; Elizabeth Martin, Dorothy Isaacs (George), Harold Walker (Joan Bower), Donald Walker (Dale), Robert Walker (Karen) and Gladys Moore (Ken) as well as her God children, Jason, Sharon and Tracy. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Grandy of Garnish, Fortune Bay, NL and her siblings; Ella Hennigar, Douglas Walker, Jean Jack, Sydney L. Walker and Roy Walker. Helen worked for Dominion Stores in Halifax then operated a Texaco station with her husband, Albert in Timberlea. She purchased and operated Siesta Motel in Digby which she retired due to Albert's ill health. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home. Helen's family will have a private committal beside her late husband in Garnish, NL.

GRANDY, Lewis
(April 27, 1922 - November 11, 2016)
Grandy, Lewis
94 of Halifax passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016 at Camphill Memorial after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimers. Lewis was born April 27, 1922 in Garnish Newfoundland to the late Clifford and Alice Grandy and was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Upon discharge from the Army, Lewis was a proud graduate of culinary school in Antigonish. After graduation, he he worked at various locations, but, was proud of the time he spent working at the Carleton and Lord Nelson hotels in Halifax. He also worked for DND retiring in 1987. Lewis was a proud Newfoundlander and although he moved to Halifax, his heart always remained at home in Garnish. He loved playing golf with his friends and family and was an avid walker. Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Phyllis (Meade); son, Brian (Gloria); daughter, Cindy (Hughie); grandchildren, Neil (Stephanie), Bradley (Cara), Leigh-Ann (Ian); step grandchildren, Matthew and Sarah Morrison; great grandchildren, Claire, Fraser and Evan, as well as many nephews, nieces and cousins. Lewis was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Sharon; granddaughter, Nicole; sisters, Molly, Prudy; brothers, Norm and Enos. The family would like to offer a sincere thank you to all the staff at 6 west Camphill Memorial. The comfort and care that you provided to Lewis will always be remembered. Cremation has taken place under the care of Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. In keeping with Lewis' wishes there will be no visitation. A private service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Camphill Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Halifax chapel at www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com

HARTSON, ALICE
It is with great sadness the family of Alice Hartson of Salt Pond announces her passing on November 20, 2016 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center at the age of 91 years.Leaving to mourn sons Pius (Jacqueline) of AB, Joseph (Theresa) of NS and Edward of AB; daughters Loretta White (Jim) of St. John's, Geraldine Walsh (Kevin) of St. John's and Adele Walsh (Gerard) of Little Bay; grandchildren Lana, Gerard, Glenn, Gina, David, Derrick, Dennis, Tanya, Collin, Aimee, Joseph, Michael, Jason, David and Jeffrey; great grandchildren Brandon, Madison, Gabriel, Jenna, Bilal, Huda, Marshall, James, Seth, Jacob, Joshua, Lauren, Claire, Courtney, Chantelle, Willow, Jacob, Jacob, Averie, Brianna and Keira plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband James; brothers Alphonsus, Bernard, Sylvester, Michael, Thomas, Patrick and Joseph and sisters Mary, Gertrude and Adele. Family will be accepting visitors from Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Sunday, November 20th from 7-9pm and Monday and Tuesday from 11am to 4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service will take place from St. Patrick's RC Church, at 10am Wednesday, November 23rd with cremation to follow.Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

HODDER, JAMES GABRIEL
Passed peacefully away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Saturday, Nov. 05, 2016, JAMES GABRIEL HODDER, of Rock Harbour, NL, in his 91st year. Leaving to mourn his sister Victoria Brown, Rock Harbour, nephews and nieces Russ Brown, Gus Brown, Elaine Moggy, Goldie Appleby, Rebecca Curl, Judy Kelly, and Bonnie Brown; and a large circle of other relatives and friends.James is predeceased by his parents Richard and Rebecca Hodder and brother George.The family wishes to give a special thanks to Glennis Brown for all her help over many years. Also a special thanks to the staff at Mount Margaret Manor, St. Lawrence. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Saturday, Nov. 05, 2016, 7 - 9 pm (family only), and at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour on Sunday, Nov. 06, from 2 pm and Monday, Nov. 07 until noon. The funeral service will be held at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour, on Monday, Nov. 07, 2016, at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Rock Harbour.No flowers at the request of the family. Donations in James's memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour.Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

HODDER, MAURICE SHAWN
1969-2016

Passed away suddenly at the Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, on Saturday, November 19, 2016, MAURICE SHAWN HODDER of Creston South, NL, in his 47th year. Leaving to mourn his partner Tracey Boyenko, Saskatoon, SK, brothers Neil (Sheila), Epworth, Wavell, Hamilton, ON, sisters Brenda Hodder (Roger), Lumsden, Sherry Hodder (Sterling), Epworth; and a large circle of relatives and friends.Maurice is predeceased by his parents Samuel and Elsie Hodder and brother Sandy.Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on a date and time to be announced. The funeral service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on a date and time to be announced. Inurnment will be at the United Church Cemetery in Creston South. As per Maurice's wishes, cremation has taken place.In lieu of flowers, donations, in Maurice's memory, may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

INKPEN, EUGENE RUSSELL
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Eugene Russell Inkpen, of Lewin's Cove, announces his death on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Burin Peninsula Hospital at the age of 75 years after a year long battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 48 years Sharon (Oliver), sons Todd (Michelle Johnson), St. John's; Brad (Michlyn), Casselman, Ont; daughters Tracey (Tom Pouch), Embrun, Ont; Doris (Terry) Clarke, Hants Harbour. Grandchildren Trent (Laura) Clarke, Travis Clarke (Megan Pynn), Travis Inkpen (Angela Sutherland), Zachary, Emma, Caitlyn, and Raina Inkpen, and Rachel and Hannah Pouch; step-grandsons James and Eric Johnson, and great-granddaughter Ava Clarke. Also left to mourn are brothers Arnold (Valetta,) Grand Beach; Bill, Winterland; Roy, Tumbler Ridge, BC, Fraser (Elaine), Kingston, Ont.; Earl, Burin; sisters Sue (Alvin) Powell, Lethbridge, NL; Ella Appleby, Burin; sisters-in-law Mary Inkpen, Dorothy Inkpen, and Linda Marcoux. Also mourning their only brother-in-law the Oliver family of Cape Breton, N.S.; Bart (Bernadette), Cyril (Becky), Wayne (Ethel), Cotter (Margie), Dwight (Nadine), Jack (Flo), Brad (Coleen), and sister-in-law Michele Oliver. Numerous nieces & nephews from the Inkpen and Oliver families will miss their Uncle Russ. Predeceased by infant grandson Ben Pouch; parents Leonard and Reta Inkpen; stepmother Grace Inkpen; parents-in-law John and Margaret Oliver; brother-in-law Jerry Appleby; sisters-in-law Shirley Inkpen and Ada Inkpen; and nephews Jason Inkpen and Adrian Oliver.
Russ served in the Canadian Armed Forces for twenty years, retiring in 1981 with the rank of Sergeant. Upon returning to his hometown of Lewin's Cove, he was employed as security at the Marystown Shipyard and Cowhead facilities from which he retired in 2004. Both before and following his retirement he took great pleasure in working on his land. Russ was a lifelong lover of the outdoors and cherished the hours spent with family and friends hunting and fishing. He was also a great curling fan, particularly in his later years, travelling to many events with his co-fans Sharon and Marilyn. As per Russ's request, there will be no wake or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family are invited to a reception to celebrate his life at the Lewin's Cove Community Centre from 2:00 - 4:00 on Monday, November 21, 2016. No flowers by request. For those who wish, donations may be made in his memory to a children's charity or children's hospital. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."

KEATING, JULIA
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JULIA KEATING of Marystown announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Monday, November 28, 2016, at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband, Leo of 48 years; son, Keith (Cora-Leigh) of Lewin's Cove; daughter, Glenda Keating (Scott Plante) of Atlanta, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Leona Lake of Marystown and Betty Mullett of Burin; brother, Gordon (Maureen) Lake of St. John's; special niece, Patricia White (Malcolm) of St. John's; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by parents, John and Louise Lake; son, Kenny Keating; brothers, James Lake, Patrick (Pad) Mullett and John Mullett; sister, Rosemary Lake. The Keating Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Tuesday, November 29th, 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 Wednesday, November 30th, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Marystown. In Julia's memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (P.O. Box 368, Marystown, NL A0E 2M0) or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

LAVHEY, HENRY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late HENRY LAVHEY of Terrenceville announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Catherine of 58 years; son, Scott (Janet) of Terrenceville; daughters, Doreen (Leo Farrell) of Terrenceville and Theresa (William Clarke) of Terrenceville; 9 grandchildren: Nikko, Michela, Stacey, Adrian, Nikita, Corrina, Katie, Brandon and Kenny; 5 great-grandchildren: Landon, Kane, Brody, Tanner & Georgia; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, James and Hannah Lavhey; son, Henry Lavhey; granddaughter, Peggy Ann Clarke; 1 brother and 3 sisters. The Lavhey Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Monday, November 14, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; from where the Funeral Service will take place at 3:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. Inurnment will take place at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville at a later date. In Henry's memory donations may be made to The War Amps or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LUNDRIGAN, PATRICK J.
(1937-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PATRICK J. LUNDRIGAN of Rushoon announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the age of 79. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife, Ellen of 52 years; son, Patrick of Winnipeg; daughters, Magdalen (Gerard) Murphy of Torbay, Deborah Reade of London, ON, and Rita (Neil) Whiffen of Lewin's Cove; brother, James (Patricia) Lundrigan of Rushoon; 6 grandchildren, Meagan, Michael, Nicholas, Amanda, Rebecca & Rachel; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by parents, James & Theresa Lundrigan; sister, Mary Ellen Whiffen, grandson, James Lundrigan; and son-in-law, Scott Reade.The Lundrigan Family will be accepting visitors at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Sunday, November 13th beginning at 3:00 p.m.; and Monday, November 14th All Day. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Christ The King the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. In Patrick's memory donations may be made to Christ The King Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 11 Rushoon, NL A0E 2S0 or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

O'KEEFE, FLORENCE
(1935-2016)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late FLORENCE O'KEEFE of Jean de Baie announces her passing at her home in Jean de Baie on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are daughter, Cyndie O'Keefe (Denzil Appleby) of Holyrood; grandson, Jerome Farrell (Stephanie Murphy) of St. John's; sisters, Susie Yates of Staten Island, NY, Anna Hannam of Jean de Baie, Dora (Gary) Mercer of Jean de Baie; brothers, Charlie Hannam of Jean de Baie, James (Renee) Hannam of Hamilton, ON; sister-in-law Sylvia Hannam of Staten Island, NY; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerome O'Keefe; parents, Annie and James Hannam; sister, Bride Mallay; and brothers, Thomas, Peter and Gerald Hannam. The O'Keefe Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday, November 23 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 Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Cemetery in Jean de Baie. In Florence'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 - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

PARDY, MARALLA
It is with great sadness that the family of Maralla Pardy of Epworth announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on November 4th at the age of 87 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Leonard (Melvina) of Winterland , Charles (Brenda Mary) of Epworth and Clarence (Brenda Lee) of Epworth; daughters Ruth Lundrigan (Mike) of Red Harbour and Sheila Pardy (Wayne) of Epworth; 16 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; sister Winnie Mae Lockyer plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Robert; daughters Maisie and Evelyn; brothers Bill and Reg and sisters Rachael, Nettie and Elsie. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Friday 7-9pm family only, Saturday and Sunday 1-9pm public. Funeral service to take place from Serenity Chapel, Burin Monday, November 7th at 11am. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

STONE, LESTER BOYD
(1949-2016)

Passed away suddenly at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, LESTER BOYD STONE, of Creston South, NL, in his 66th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife Elizabeth of 48 years, Daughter Yvonne Clements (Paul Sawyer), Owen Sound, ON, 3 precious grandchildren Noah and Colby Power and Mitchell Clements; son in law Eric Power, Barrie, ON,; brothers Jerry (Peggy), Lewins Cove, Alfred, Lewins Cove, Randy, St. Lawrence, Nick, Brooks, AB, sisters Geri Stone (Leo), Richmond Hill, ON, Wanda Farrell (Aubrey), St. Lawrence, Audrey Stone , Lewins Cove, Laura Candow (Rev. Brian), Gander, brothers in law Wallace Withers, Creston South, George Withers (Pauline), Portugal Cove, sister in law Ann Wagg, Lewins Cove; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Lester is predeceased by his daughter Karen Ann, parents Boyd and Jessie Stone, brothers Whelman and John Lewis, Parents in law Nicholas and Mary Withers, brothers in law William and John Withers and Keith Wagg, and a very special aunt Bertha Stone. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Friday, Nov. 11, from 1 pm - 9 pm, and Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 am - noon. The funeral service will be held at St. Michael and all Angels Anglican Church, Creston South, on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2:00 pm. At Lester's request, cremation will follow. Inurnment will be at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Rock Harbour at a later date. No flowers at the request of the family. Donations in Lester's memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

STROWBRIDGE, RITA PEARL
Entered into her eternal rest in the presence of her family on Friday, November 11, 2016, Rita Pearl Strowbridge, in her 97th year. Leaving to celebrate her wonderful life are her loving sons, Charlie (Clara) and Jim (Edie), as well as 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Rita is predeceased by her husband Tom, parents John and Annie Monk, brothers Donald, Jack, Tom, and Charles Monk, and sisters Hattie and Laura Maye. A special thanks to the staff of the Blue Crest Interfaith Home in Grand Bank, NL, for providing care for her in her final days. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, on Saturday, November 12, from 2 - 4 pm (family), and 7 - 9 pm (public) and Sunday, November 13, from 2 - 9 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Faith and Hope Corps, Creston South, on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 1 pm, with interment to follow at the Salvation Army cemetery, Creston South. No flowers at the request of the family, donations in Rita's memory may be made to the Salvation Army Faith and Hope Corps, Creston South. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home - Creston South. "Serving Families with Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafh.ca

WALSH, MARTIN
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARTIN WALSH of Lloydminster, AB, formerly of Lawn, announces his passing at his home in Lloydminster on Friday, November 18, 2016, at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his mother, Anita Edwards of Lawn; daughter, Kelsey Walsh (Josh Grassl) of Lloydminster, AB, and her sister Makenna Ryan of Lloydminister, AB; sisters, Barbara Webber (Leroy) of Grand Falls-Windsor, Lucy Slaney (Alex) of St. Lawrence and Beth Rice of Flin Flon, MB; brothers, Patrick Walsh (Colleen) of Oshawa, ON and John Walsh (Nancy) of Barrie, ON; plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his dad, Martin Walsh; step-father, Charlie Edwards; brothers, Alfred Walsh and James Walsh. Cremation has taken place. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on a date and time to be announced. Inurnment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In Martin's memory flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

WITHERS, ELIZABETH MARY
Passed peacefully away at her home in Rock Harbour and surrounded by her family on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, ELIZABETH MARY WITHERS, of Rock Harbour, NL, in her 91st year. Leaving to mourn her sons Bill (Emily), Marystown, Randell, Rock Harbour, Chester, Rock Harbour, Jim, Rock Harbour, daughters Myrtle Hodder (Roland), Rock Harbour, Violet Hodder, Rock Harbour, Effie Ramos, (Gani), Paradise; 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; brothers Charles Hooper, Grand Bank, Albert Hooper, Toronto, sisters Jessie Hodder, Grand Bank, Frances Hodder (Cecil), Rock Harbour, Effie Hillier, St. John's; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Elizabeth is predeceased by her husband James, parents John and Jane Hooper, brothers Richard Hooper, David Hooper, and William Thomas Hooper, and son in law Eugene Hodder. Resting at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, from 3:00 pm, Sunday, Nov. 20, until 1:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour, on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at 2:30 pm. Interment will follow at the Anglican Church Cemetery in Rock Harbour. No flowers at the request of the family. Donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Rock Harbour. 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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