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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
October 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.

 

BANFIELD, DONNA
(1961-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late DONNA BANFIELD of Creston South announces her passing at the Health Science Centre in St. John's, on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the age of 52. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: husband Greg of 32 years; daughters Melissa Banfield (Rob Hoadley) of Fredericton, NB, Sheena Banfield of Calgary, AB, and Rhea Banfield (Fiancé - Jamie Ramsay) of New Brunswick; grandson Bennett Hoadley; sisters Marilyn Edwards of St. John's and Elaine (Ken) Stapleton of Marystown; brothers Pad Fewer of Marystown, Derrick Fewer (Carolin Wells) of Natuashish, Labrador, Sonny (Peter) Fewer of Medicine Hat, AB, Sheldon Fewer of Toronto, ON and Chad Fewer (Patricia Whittle) of Eastern Passage, NS; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Peter and Myrtle Fewer; sister Mary Anne Bannister; brother Shannon Fewer. PYM . Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Sunday, October 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Private family visitation only on Monday, October 21. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, October 22, at 10:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. In Donna's memory donations may be made to The Banfield Family or Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane, P.O. Box 8921, St. John's, NL A1B 3R9. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes , Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

BROWN, Clyde C.
(January 24, 1930 - October 24, 2013)

It is with great sadness the family of Clyde C. Brown of Burin Bay Arm announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on October 24, 2013 at the age of 83 years. Leaving to mourn wife Sylvia; sons Randy of Burin Bay Arm and Gary (Debbie) of BC; daughters Jean Ceaser (Bill) of Yukon and Elaine Goyette (Jeff) of ON; grandchildren Karen, Dwayne, Christa, Ashley, Slylar, Tabitha and Samantha; 6 great grandchildren; sister Mildred Wisemen of St. John's; step children Marlene Murphy (Brain), Christine Brown (Len), Deborah Ferguson (Steve) and Rick Frampton (Sherry); step grandchildren Crista, Karen, Steven, Ryan, James, Michael, Austin, Jenna and Katlynn; 9 step grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Resting at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin Sunday, October 27th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to take place Tuesday at 11 am from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Zion United Church Repair Fund, Collin's Cove.

DOBER, JEROME W.
(1940-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JEROME DOBER of Spanish Room announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin, on Sunday, October 13 2013, at the age of 73. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: brothers Bernard (Lenora) of Mooring Cove and Hubert of St. Lawrence; special niece Delores Brake (Mike Gervais); plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Jerome was predeceased by his parents John and Theresa Dober; sisters Maude Dober, Mary Rideout, Helen Thorne, Bridget Brake and Rita Barry; brother Tom. At Jerome's request cremation has taken place. The Mass of Christian Burial in his memory will take place on Thursday, October 17th, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at St. John Bosco Cemetery in Spanish Room. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jerome's memory may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

HICKEY, NORMAN
(1948-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late NORMAN HICKEY of Grand Le Pierre, NL, announces his passing at his home in Grand Le Pierre, on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife Irene of 43 years; sons Glen (Shelly Brockerville) of Brooks, AB, Dwayne (Jennifer Sheppard) of Brooks, AB, Carl (Allison Garrecht) of Brooks, AB; daughters Priscilla (James Monaham) of Woodstock, ON and Patti-Lynn Hickey of Brooks, AB; mother Sarah Hickey of Lower Sackville, NS; sisters Joyce (William) Dominaux of Lower Sackville, NS; Diane (Dave) Kezzer of Lower Sackville, NS and Susan Kearley (Chris) of Dartmouth, NS; brothers Clayton (Linda Hickey) of Lower Sackville, NS; Willie Fizzard, Brian (Roma) Fizzard; 8 grandchildren Kayla Hickey, Brian Neu, Cassandra Monaham, Colby Monaham, Owen Sheppard, Alyssa Hickey, Kiera Hickey and Kade Hickey; 1 great-grandchild Brianna Stacey; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Norman was predeceased by father Ernest Hickey; brother Maxwell Fizzard and aunt Mable Bolt. Resting and visitation will take place from St. Thomas Anglican Church in Grand Le Pierre, on Tuesday, October 22, starting at 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, October 23, all day. The Funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 24, at 2:00 p.m. from St. Thomas Anglican Church. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In Norman's memory donations may be made to the Hickey Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

JARVIS, LEONA M.
(1922-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEONA JARVIS of Lawn announces her passing at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons William (Karen) of St. John's, Gerard (Jackie), Eric (Marlene) and Barry (Trudy) all of Lawn; sisters Mercedes Slaney and Charolette Courneyea of Toronto; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Leona was predeceased by parents William and Caroline Collins; husband Valentine Jarvis; 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Resting and visitation will take place from Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Sunday, October 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday, October 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, October 15, at 10:00 a.m. from Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lawn. Interment will follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In Leona's memory donations may be made to the Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church Repair 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

KELLY, CATHY MARY
(1958-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late CATHY KELLY of Marystown, announces her passing at Marystown, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the age of 55. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: husband Phonse; daughters Kristen Kelly (Jeff Dunphy) of Mount Pearl and Lisa Kelly of Mount Pearl; mother Salonge Fewer of Marystown; brothers John Fewer (Cora), Alfred Fewer (Barb), Gerard Fewer (Goldie) and Chris Fewer; 3 precious grandchildren Abigail Dunphy, Hailey Dunphy and Alisha Dunphy; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by: father Gerald Fewer and brother Paul Fewer. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Friday, October 4th, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, October 5th, at 1:00 p.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In Cathy's memory donations may be made to The Canadian Mental Health Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Division, 70 The Boulevard, 1st Floor, St. John's, NL A1A 1K2 or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MYLES, MAUDE V.
(1925-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MAUDE MYLES of St. Bernard's, announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at the age of 87. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: sons Leo (Kate) of St. Bernard's, Jerome Jr. of St. John's, Michael (Kim) of St. Bernard's, Harold (Debbie) of St. Bernard's and Leroy (Nicole Ross) of St. John's; daughters Maureen (Elroy Grandy) of Garnish, Angela (Bernard Ducey) of Marystown, Florence (Carter Baker) of St. Bernard's, Rita (Jack Smith) of Merrickville, ON, Shirley (Glen Mitchener) of Blenheim, ON, Theresa (Gerry Whiffen) of Rushoon and Marion Myles Whiffen (Tony Whiffen) of Rushoon; 32 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Leo and Aloysius Mary McCarthy; husband Jerome; son Patrick Myles; granddaughter Kimberley Ann Myles; great-granddaughter Anika Clarke; brother Leo Hickey; foster parents Frances and Michael McCarthy. Resting and visitation will take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's, on Saturday, October 5th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 6th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The Vigil Service will take place on Sunday, October 6th, at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, October 7th, at 1:00 p.m., at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Maude's memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 685 Water St., P.O. Box 37013, St. John's, NL A1E 5Y2 or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

NOFTALL, LEE
(1969-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late LEE NOFTALL of Boat Harbour West announces his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. Johns, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the age of 44. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife Tammy of 5 years; sons Terry Noftall of Ontario and Noah Noftall of Boat Harbour West; parents Mable and Thomas Noftall of Brookside; grandmother Beulah Smith of Brookside; brother Corey (Darlene) Noftall of CBS; niece Ava Noftall; nephews Nathan Noftall and Kyle Noftall; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Lee was predeceased by his brother Terry Noftall. Resting and visitation will take place from Ascension Anglican Church in Brookside, on Friday, October 25, beginning at 12:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 26, at 2:30 p.m. from Ascension Anglican Church. Interment will follow at The Anglican Cemetery in Brookside. In Lee's memory donations may be made to The Noftall Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PEACH, Wayne Ezekiel
(March 15, 1962 - October 14, 2013)
Passed away at the Grand Bank Health Care Center on Monday October 14, 2013 Wayne Peach of Grand Bank, age 51 years. Predeceased by parents Gabriel and Lillian Peach. two sets of grandparents Peach and Sooley. Niece Collette Herridge and sister Betty. Leaving to mourn wife Madonna; sons Cameron (Candice), Leonard (Nadine),Tim (Deneka), Jamie (Christal), daughter Amanda (Damien) 10 grandchildren. Brothers and sisters Calvin (Dallas); Joyce (Edward); Linda (Murdock); Ricky (Brenda); Sterling (Colleen); Dorothy (Levi); Norman, Lisa, Kelly (Alvin); Shawn (Joyce); Rodney (Julie); Brian Sooley (Sis). Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Major Phyllis Blundell-Colbourne and Capt. Reid Colbourne from the Salvation Army Citadel at 2pm on Thursday, October 17th, 2013. Interment followed at Salvation Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by String Band. Pall Bearers were: Tim Peach, Jamie Howse, Norman Peach, Sterling Peach, Rodney Peach, Chris Penney, Leonard Hillier, Cameron Hillier. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

PITTMAN, PAULETTE M.
(1960-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late PAULETTE M. PITTMAN of St. John's formerly of Grand Le Pierre, announces her passing at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the age of 53. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: daughter Wanda (Sonny) Kearley of Marystown; son Donald Pittman (Corinne Crane) of St. John's; mother Rosemary Fizzard of Grand Le Pierre; granddaughters Alexandra, Jessica, Pamela, Madison and Mackenzie; sisters Eileen (George) Hepditch of Southern Harbour, Dorothy (Patrick) Power of Spanish Room, Vivian Byrne of Grand Le Pierre, Shirley Heptditch of Marystown, Winnie (Roger) Fizzard of Marystown, and Belinda (Gordon) Legge of Burin; brothers Chesley (Sheila) Fizzard, Levi (Amy) Fizzard, and Harold Fizzard all of St. John's; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by her father James Fizzard. Resting and visitation will take place at St. Thomas Anglican Church, in Grand Le Pierre, on Wednesday, October 16th beginning at 2:00 p.m. from where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Grand Le Pierre. In Paulette's memory donations may be made to The Pittman Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

ROYLE, Eleanor Ann
(April 30, 1924 - October 7, 2013)

Passed away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank on Monday October 7, 2013, Eleanor Ann Royle of Grand Bank, age 89 years. Predeceased by parents Christina and Henry Hiscock; husband Frederick. Leaving to mourn: daughter Christie, sons Jack (Eleanor), Fred (Darlene); grandchildren: Herma (Harley), Shannon (Randy), Maurice (Angela), Henrietta, Jack (Rachelle), Michael, Felicity and Kerry; 10 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 pm - 4 pm for (FAMILY ONLY); then open to public from 7 pm - 9 pm; Then on Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from Warren's Funeral Home at 2 pm on Thursday, October 10th. Interment to follow at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Donations in her memory may be made to Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

SKINNER, MINNIE
(1937-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MINNIE SKINNER of Fortune announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin, on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: husband Frazer of 55 years; daughter Juliette Crowley (Gary) of Fortune; sisters Nell Morey, Hazel (Les Purchase), Alma (Lawrence Hanham) and Nell (Wayne Mugford); brothers Claude Marsh and Jim Marsh (Sheila); 2 grandchildren Travis Crowley and wife June, Erica Crowley (Adam Benteau); 1 great-grandchild Liam Crowley; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by parents Ernest and Ethel Marsh; son Frazer; daughter Genieva. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Fortune on Monday, October 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, October 16, at 2:00 p.m. from the Salvation Army Citadel in Fortune. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Fortune. In Minnie's memory donations may be made to the Salvation Army or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family"
www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

VALLIS, Ewart
(May 30, 1928 - October 31, 2013)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Thursday October 31, 2013 Ewart Vallis of Grand Bank age 85 years. Predeceased by wife Dorothy Vallis, parents Margaret and Edwin Vallis. Leaving to mourn: partner of 22 years Mae Hawkins; daughters Sandra (Dave), Edwina (Vince), Marilyn (Bill) and Betty-Ruth, (Greg), 16 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Special family, Paul, Tara, Chantille and Lauren. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place on Friday NS Saturday from 2 pm - 4 pm and 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place at 2 pm on Sunday, November 3, 2013, from Grand Bank United Church. Cremation to follow. Donations in Ewart `s memory may be made to the family.Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren`s Funeral Home Grand Bank.

WALKER, JOHN AUBREY
(1948-2013)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN WALKER of Lawn, NL, announces his passing at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the age of 64. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: wife Marion of 40 years; daughter Tammy Walker and Spouse Neil Smith of Halifax, NS; father figure to Gail Manning; father figure to Dexter Manning; grandfather figure to Brad-Nicholas Edwards; sisters Margaret, Evelyn, Wanda and Sharon; brothers Mun, David, Joseph, Edward and Frank; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. John was predeceased by his parents Harold and Genevieve Walker and brother Harold Walker. Resting and visitation will take place from Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn, on Thursday, October 3rd, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and Friday, October 4th, all day. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, October 5th, at 10:00 a.m., from Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church. Cremation will follow. In John's memory donations may be made to The Burin Peninsula Dialysis Unit. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALSH, CHARLES C.
(1915-2013)

Passed peacefully away, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, on Saturday, October 12, 2013, CHARLES WALSH, at 98 years of age. Mr. Walsh was a former resident of Marystown and was residing at Mount Margaret Manor in St. Lawrence. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are: sister Evelyn Reid; a special lady who brought a great deal of joy to his life - Mary Williams-Fewer (George) and her children, Catherine, Christopher, Kode and Taylor; sisters-in-law Carrie Walsh and Sue Walsh; plus many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Charles was predeceased by: parents John and Margaret Walsh; brothers Thomas (Ida), Andrew, Dan (Sadie), Dominic, Douglas (Maude), Howard, Joseph (Mary) and Fred; sisters Lucy Roussell (Bill), Rita Flynn (Fergus) and Bride Brenton (Tot); brother-in-law Emile Reid. Resting and visitation will take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown, on Monday, October 14, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 15, 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 Tuesday, October 15, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Charles' memory donations may be made to the Jump Start Program or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes, Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WEBB, ADAM
(1964-2013)
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin, NL, on Monday, October 21, 2013, ADAM WEBB, of Garnish, NL, in his 48th year. Leaving to mourn his loving wife, Goldie, sons Dustin Webb, daughters Carla Webb, Lisa Canning (Kirt Head), Garnish, Tanya Lewis (Danny), Fort MacMurray, AB, father Robert Webb, Kelowna, BC, grandchildren Andrew Lewis, Cassandra Gosse (Stephen), and great granddaughter Brody Jean Long; sisters Vickie (Dwight), Edmonton, AB, Sarah Burdon (Steve), Maple Ridge, BC, brother in law Barry Brinson (Bernetta), Garnish; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by his mother Margaret. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Tuesday (11 am - noon for family), (noon - 9 pm for the public), Wednesday, Oct. 23, (10 am - 9 pm). The funeral service will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at 2:00 pm. Cremation will follow.In lieu of flowers, donations in Adam'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"

 

 

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