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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
October 2018

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.

 

BAKER, EDWARD JAMES (Jimmy)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late EDWARD JAMES (JIMMY) BAKER of Grand Bank announces his passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Monday October 15, 2018 at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; sons, Earnest (Pauline Day) of Grand Bank, Stanley (Betty) of Harbour Main, Edward Jr. (Nora) of Grand Bank; daughter, Sadie of Halifax, NS; 9 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren; plus, a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Hariett Prior; parents, Felix & Sadie Baker; son, William-Wallace Baker; daughter-in-law, Florence Baker, and special aunt & uncle, Frances & Wallace Hayward. The Baker Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Wednesday, October 17th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The Funeral Service will take place at The Salvation Army Citadel in Grand Bank on Thursday, October 18th at 2:00pm. Interment to follow at The Salvation Army cemetery in Grand Bank. In Jimmy's memory, donations may be made to The Salvation Army cemetery fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

BEAZLEY, BRUCE
It is with great sadness that the family of Bruce Beazley of Burin Bay announces his passing on October 29, 2018 at US Memorial Hospital , St. Lawrence, at the age of 84 year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Gregory (Tracy) ; daughters Joy Drake (Ed) of Burin Bay and Beth Beazley of Burin Bay; grandchildren Julie Murphy (Darren), Shawn Collins (Kristen), David Locke (Timothy), Margaret Beazley, Hunter Beazley, Waylon Drake (Blaine) and Edward Drake (Shannon); great grandchildren Philip Murphy, Ewan Murphy, Emma Joy Collins, Brinley Drake, Braylen Drake, Rylan Drake and Brantley Drake; brother Lorne Beazley (Marion) plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by wife Margaret; parents Albert and Meta Beazley and mother-in-law Thursa Pike. Family will be accepting family and friends Tuesday and Wednesday at 1-5PM and 7-9PM. Funeral Service to take place from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove on Thursday, November 1st at 3PM with interment following at Zion United Church Cemetery. Donations or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "Because We Care."

BONNELL, IRIS (nee FITZPATRICK)
Treasured wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, friend, and teacher, Iris Bonnell (Fitzpatrick) passed away at the Health Sciences Centre on October 2, 2018 at the age of 68. Iris was a special person who touched the lives of everyone she met. Like the butterflies she adored, Iris epitomized beauty, determination, and hope. Iris loved deeply and generously. She was married to Max Bonnell, the love of her life, for 46 years. She also cherished her three children, Weldon (Tanya), Jill (Marc), and Faye (Tony). One of Iris's very favourite roles in life was that of grandmother. She absolutely adored her three grandsons - Joshua, Nicholas, and Luke - as well as her granddaughter Sarah. Iris grew up in St. Lawrence with her beloved mother Rosalie, father Ambrose, and siblings Rita (Wils), John (Lois), and Cecil (Kauri). Iris went on to attend university and enjoy a long career in education. She was always passionate about learning and experiencing the beauty she so readily saw in life. Iris loved people and people loved her. Her grandmother, cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and out-laws all meant the world to her, in addition to her many cherished friends. Iris had a passion for entertaining friends and family with delicious home cooking, games, music, laughter, and fun. Iris also found great joy in dancing, reading, writing, and gardening. She said she could never be bored because they were so many wonderful things to do in life. The love, laughter, and friendship Iris shared with so many will live on forever. Whenever butterflies flutter, music soars, loved ones gather, and flowers bloom, Iris will be there. Thank you for being a part of Iris's life. Visitation will take place from 2 pm - 4 pm and 6 pm - 9 pm on Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th at Barrett's Funeral Home on Hamilton Avenue in St. John's. Also, please join us for a special prayer service at the funeral home, which will take place at 8:30 pm on Friday, October 5th. Iris's funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 6th at 10 am, Mary Queen of Peace church on Torbay Road. In lieu of flowers, donations are kindly requested for the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

COMBDEN, BESSIE
It is with great sadness that the family of Bessie Combden of Fortune announces her passing on October 15, 2018, at the Blue Crest Interfaith Nursing Home at Grand Bank, at the age of 89 years Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband George; sons Dennis (Ruby Hardy) of Fortune and Robert (Joy) of Portugal Cove; grandson Kirk; sisters-in-law Lena Brown and Jessie Petten; brother-in-law Hedley Lake; caretakers Caroline, Barbara, Garland and niece Joan (Wilifred); nieces and nephews from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Ontario plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by sisters Mary, Effie, Jane and Lillian and brother Frank. Resting at All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune, Monday at 7PM and Tuesday 10AM- 12PM , 2-4PM and 7-9PM. Funeral Service to take place from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune on Wednesday, October 17th at 2PM with interment following at Anglican Cemetery Fortune. Donations in her memory may be made to Anglican Cemetery Fund, Fortune or Blue Crest Bus Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Grand Bank. Because We Care.

FARRELL SR., WILLIAM
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late WILLIAM FARRELL SR. of Marystown announces his passing. Mr. Farrell passed away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Center in St. Lawrence on October 25, 2018 at the age of 77. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his son, William Jr. (Karen Parsons); daughter, Debbie Linehan (Al); 1 grandson, Andrew Farrell ; brothers, Jim Farrell (Greta) of Moncton, NB, Gerald Farrell (Vivian) of Pictou, NS, Patrick Farrell (Amy) of Marystown, and Cyril Farrell (Sheila) of Grand Falls; sister, Hannah Farrell of Ajax, ON; special mention of Hannah Bea Horwood and Emilia Bridget Slaney plus a large circle of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Farrell was predeceased by his wife Bridgett Farrell and his parents Hannah and Ernest Farrell. The Farrell Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday, October 27th from 4pm to 9pm and Sunday, October 28th from 12pm to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, October 28th at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In William's memory donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Academy Breakfast Program or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

FEWER, ELIZABETH
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late ELIZABETH FEWER of St. Bernard's announces her passing. Elizabeth passed away at the Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are sons, Howard (Cynthia) Fewer of Bay L'Argent, Dereck Fewer of St. Bernard's, Austin (Sharon) Fewer of Jean de Baie, Dean Fewer (Rose Edwards) of Bay L'Argent, Colin (Jennifer) Fewer of Elkwood, BC, and Jason (Katrina) Fewer of Hinton, AB; daughters, Mary (Hubert) Cox of Medicine Hat, AB, Madonna Lundrigan (Kevin Bobbett) of Marystown, and Gloria (Gerard) Hodder of St. Bernard's; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Pauline (Byron) Marshall of Garnish, and Irene (John) Power of Fort McMurray, AB; brothers, John (Loretta) Whittle of St. Bernard's, Austin Whittle of Thamesford, ON, and Rudolph (Deanne) Whittle of St. Albert, AB; sister-in-law, Frances Fewer of Marystown; special caretaker, Mary Sheppard of Jacques Fontaine; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Francis J. Fewer; parents, Austin & Gladys Whittle; parents-in-law, William & Catherine Fewer; brother, Leo Whittle; sister, Mary Fewer; son-in-law, Patrick Lundrigan; sister-in-law, Shirley Whittle. The Fewer Family will be accepting visitors at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, St. Bernard's on Saturday, October 20th from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Sunday October 21st from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm and Monday, October 22nd from 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm; from where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Bernard's. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

GAULTON, MARGARET
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late MARGARET GAULTON of Marystown announces her passing. Margaret passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin on October 1, 2018 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her daughters, Shirley Pidgeon (Stephen Hanham) of Marystown and Patricia Gaulton (Morgan Gaulton) of Marystown; 2 grandchildren, Ryan Pidgeon (Pamela) of Alberta and Jenika Pike (Jeremie) and their father Richard Pidgeon of Alberta; 2 great-grandchildren, Harlee Pidgeon and Freya Pike; brothers, Ronald Ryan (Mary) of Marystown and Philip Ryan (Linda) of Alberta; sisters, Ellen Dawe of St. John's, Mary Dalton (Richard) of St. John's, Rita Mayo (Bill) of Ontario, Marcella Ryan (Darren) of Ontario and Gabriella Spencer (Michael) of Marystown; and her special homecare worker Ella Jackson of Marystown plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Gerard and Sarah Ryan and her husband Patrick Gaulton. The Gaulton Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Tuesday, October 2nd from 7pm to 9pm and Wednesday, October 3rd from 10am to 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Thursday, October 4th at 11am. In Margaret's Memory donations may be made to The Gaulton Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown."Our Family Serving Your Family"
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HACKETT, KAREN
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late KAREN HACKETT of English Harbour East announces her passing. Karen passed away at the Health Science Center in St. John's on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the age of 46. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her husband Tony of 22 years; sons, Antonio Hackett of Medicine Hat, Adrian Hackett of English Harbour East and Aaron Hackett of English Harbour East; daughter, Alicia Hackett (Steven Fudge) of English Harbour East; brothers, Barry Clarke (Priscilla Hackett) of English Harbour East, Randell Clarke (Ruby) of Medicine Hat and Darren Clarke (Kerri) of English Harbour East; sisters, Diane Clarke (Leo Mitchell) of English Harbour East and Joanne Brushett (Glen) of Jacques Fontaine; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Karen was predeceased by her grandmother Mabel Clarke The Hackett Family will be accepting visitors at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in English Harbour East on Friday, October 19 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in English Harbour East on Saturday, October 20 at 2:00 pm. Vigil at St. Anne's Friday, October 19 at 7:00 pm. In Karen's memory donations may be made to The Hackett Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HILLIER, LOUISA A.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late LOUISA A. HILLIER of Point-au-Gaul, announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the age of 91. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are; sons, Howard (Bernice) of Point-au-Gaul, Aubrey (Elizabeth) of Point-au-Gaul; daughters, Elsie Hillier (Norman) of Point-au-Gaul, Doris Clarke of Point-au-Gaul; sister, Margaret Piercey (Ted) of Fortune; brothers, Leo Bonnell (Marion) of Point-au-Gaul, Walter Bonnell (Greta) of Point-au-Gaul; 8 grandchildren, Colin, Cindy, Marlene, Sherry, Vanessa, Trevor, Derrick, Kimberley; 8 great-grandchildren, Luke, Logan, Carter, Colby, Hayley, Kyle, Olivia, Zachery; 4 great-great-grandchildren, Adrian, Ryder, Bo, Toby; plus a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar; son, Edgar Jr.; parents, Leo & Hannah Bonnell; brother, Garfield Bonnell; sisters, Dorothy Hepditch, Harriett Hillier; and son-in-law, Cecil Strickland. The Hillier Family will be accepting visitors at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Lamaline on Sunday, October 28th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm & Monday, October 29th from 10:00am to 9:00pm. The Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, October 30th, at 11:00am from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Lamaline. Interment to follow at the St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery. In Louisa's memory, donations may be made to St. Mary's Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

HOLLETT, JANET
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late JANET HOLLETT of Burin announces her passing. Janet passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center in Burin on October 11, 2018 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her sons, Joseph (Pauline) of Burin and Ronald (Kim) of Alberta; daughters, Susie O'Toole (Peter) of Alberta and Doris Hanrahan (Junior) of Burin; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; her sister Susan plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Janet was predeceased by her parents George and Doris Evans; husband Harry; daughter Sylvia Courage; sisters Mary and Margaret and brothers Ward and John. The Hollett Family will be accepting visitors at Peninsula Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday, October13 from 10am to 9pm and Sunday, October 14 from 1pm to 9pm. Funeral Service will take place at Salvation Army Faith & Hope Corps in Creston South on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2pm. Interment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Big Salmonier. In Janet's memory donations may be made to The Hollett Family - 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.wisemansfh.ca

KEEPING, MAUREEN JOY
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MAUREEN JOY KEEPING of Fortune, NL announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Heath Care Centre in Burin on Tuesday October 2, 2018 at the age of 56. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Boyd of 34 years; sisters, Geraldine Barnes (Cecil); Donna Ayres, Sherry Anstey (Bill); brother, Derrick Ayers (Daphne); mother-in-law, Ethel Keeping; brothers-in-law, Roy Keeping (Betty), Bert Keeping (Ruth), Dennis Keeping (Amanda); sister-in-law, Elizabeth Hanham (Max). She was predeceased by her parents, Harry & Edna Ayres; sister, Phyllis Keeping; father-in-law, Chesley Keeping. The Keeping Family will be accepting visitors at All Saints Anglican Church in Fortune on Wednesday October 3rd and Thursday October 4th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday October 5th, at 2:00pm from All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune. Interment to follow at the All Saints Anglican Cemetery. In Maureen's memory, donations may be made to All Saints Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

KILFOY, HILDA
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late HILDA KILFOY of Beau Bois, Burin, announces her passing. Hilda passed away at her home in Beau Bois on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her husband John of 48 years; sons, Dale of Paradise and Johnathan of Little Bay; daughters, Darlene Kilfoy Byrne (Tony) of Fox Trap, Jackie Doiron (Marc) of Whitby, Ont, and Rhonda Kilfoy (Gina Nordseth) of Waukesha, WIS, and fur baby Zoe; 7 grandchildren, Montannah Byrne, Timothy Byrne, Chloe Kilfoy, Sylvia Hilliard, Blake Kilfoy, Brock Kilfoy and Dawson Kilfoy ; brothers, Anthony Kelly (Cindy) of Marystown, Norbert Kelly (Marie) of Little Bay, and Matthew Kelly (Sharon) of Beau Bois; sisters, Carmelita Pomeroy (George) of Topsail, Mary Liz Emberley of Bridgewater, NS, Kathleen Wells (Fred) of Beau Bois, and Jeanette Lundrigan (Michael) of Beau Bois; Sisters-in-law, Carrie Kelly of Little Bay and Stella Kelly of Jean de Baie plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Hilda was predeceased by her parents Gertrude and Gerard Kelly; brothers Gerard, Clarence and Kenneth; and guardian Mary Farrell. The Kilfoy Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Saturday, October 20 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday October 21 from 1;00 pm to 9:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Monday, October 22 at 11:00 am. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

LAMBE, BLAINE
With broken hearts we announce the sudden death of Blaine Lambe on October 4, 2018, age 49 years. Welcoming Blaine into heaven are his parents the late Aubrey and Gertrude (nee: Fitzpatrick) Lambe. Leaving with fond and precious memories are his daughter Aubree Lambe and her mom Anita, sisters Mabel Brockerville, Beth Brockerville (Gerald), Sue King (Bob) and brothers Aubrey Lambe (Judy), Thomas Lambe (Amanda), Cyril Lambe (Dorothy) and Brian Lambe (Elizabeth). A number of nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews will no doubt be missing their fun "Uncle Blaine." Also leaving to mourn is Blaine's special friend Denise Stacey and family and his band mates from the Kilkenny Krew, Leigh Brockerville, Reg Edwards, Al Samms and Kurt Bambury, and anyone who recognized Blaine as a friend. Blaine was a loving father, brother, uncle and friend. He had a big heart and an even bigger personality! He was a natural entertainer and a force to be reckoned with on stage. Visitation will be held at Carnell's Visitation & Reception Centre, 1045 Topsail Road, on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. A celebration of Blaine's life will follow at O'Reilly's Irish Pub ( 13 George St, St. John's, Newfoundland) , at 7:00 pm. The Lambe Family will be accepting visitors at Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church in Lawn on Tuesday, October 9, time to be announced later. From where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Please continue to revisit the funeral home website for updated details. In lieu of flowers, donations in Blaine's memory can be made to the Lambe family.
Your family and friends now sing to you, "We wish you a fine farewell until we meet again.

MATCHEM, Effie Catherine
November 21, 1940 - October 7, 2018

With heavy hearts we remember Effie 'Catherine' Matchem (Cluett), born November 21, 1940, in Frenchman's Cove, (Fortune Bay), Newfoundland; she is the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary Selena, 'Mini' (Bond) Cluett, who passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the QEII Hospital , Nova Scotia. She was surrounded by her loving family. Effie was the beloved wife for 57 years, to John Matchem, formerly of Little Passage, NL. Effie moved to Halifax, NS at the young age of 16. She worked at Camphill Hospital until she began raising her family of four. Effie then spent the rest of her career working at the Pictou Bakery for 11 years and then 28 years as the Resident Manager of Killam Properties in Halifax. She is still known today as baking the best bread rolls and donuts out there. She loved to do many things such as playing crib every night with her dear husband Jack; bingo, ramoli, watching her beloved Blue Jays. Most importantly she cherished time spent with her 7 grandchildren. Surviving is her husband John (Jack), Matchem; her daughters, Catherine (Peter Webber), Halifax, NS; Jacqueline (Brenton Daley), Scotsburn, NS; Rita (Philip Caissie), Bridgewater, NS; son David Matchem, Pictou, NS. Effie loved dearly her 7 grandchildren: Shannon, Thomas, Lindsay, Allison, Lauren, Tyler and Jorja. She is survived by her sisters, Doris (Jim Day), Garnish, NL; Rita (Roy Hardiman), Garnish NL; Ilene (Harold Matthews), Burin, NL; Marion Parsons, St. Johns, NL; Linda Bulger, St. Johns, NL; Hazel Harding, Eastern Passage, NS; brothers, Walt (Rose), Grand Prairie, Texas; Morley (Verna Webber), Country Harbour, NS. She was predeceased by her parents Eugene and Mary Selena (Bond); and Sister Gwen. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Wayne MacLeod, receptionist Mary Joe, QEII Emergency nurses and doctors who showed us nothing but compassion in a very difficult time. A very special thank you to Dr. Lazar Milovanovic for his thoughtful care and compassion to our mother and father. Cremation has taken place and a funeral service will be held at Rockingham United Church on Thursday, October 11 at 2:00pm. A reception will follow in the Rockingham Church Hall, Halifax. Donations in Effie's memory can be made to the Arthritis Society of Nova Scotia. Online condolences can be made at www.darthmouthfuneralhome.ca

MOULTON, SUSAN
It is with great sadness that the family of Susan Moulton of Garnish announces her passing on October 10, 2018 at Blue Crest Nursing Home, Grand Bank, at the age of 88 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughter Glenda Nolan (Bob) of Mooring Cove; son Karl Moulton (Emily) of Garnish; grandchildren Leeanne Augot (Morgan) of Mooring Cove and Ryan Moulton (Hayley Isaacs) of Garnish; great grandchildren Starla Predham and Denver Moulton plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Maxwell and brothers Raymond and Alpheus. Resting at St. Gile's Anglican Church, Garnish at a time and date to be announced. Funeral Service to take place from St. Gile's Anglican Church, Garnish at a time and date to be announced. Donations or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

ROSE, GRETA
It is with great sadness the family of Greta Rose of Burin announces her passing on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank at the age of 90 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Clyde Rose ( Leona) of Burin; daughter Judy Matthews (Max) of Burin and Brenda Moulton (Curtis); sister Floria (Eli Lace) of Grand Bank and large circle of grandchildren and great grandchildren plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Edgar; daughter Shirley Lundrigan (Raymond); parents James and Sarah Mayo; sisters Winnie, Hester, Francis, Gladys and Alice and brother Jimmy. Family will be accepting friends and family at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-5PM and 7-9PM. Family Service 8:30PM Wednesday. Funeral Service to take place from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Burin Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11AM with interment following at Hodder's Point. Donations in her memory may be made to Holy Trinity Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "Because We Care."

SIMMS, NORMA E.
It is with great sadness that the family of the late NORMA E. SIMMS of Grand Bank announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the age of 71. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are husband Garfield of 51 years; son, Terry Simms (Dottie) of Grand Bank; sisters, Mary Price (Les), Phyllis Follett (Harvey), Glenda Stacey (Eric); brothers, Roy Kendall (Shirley), Lloyd Kendall (Terry); 2 grandchildren, Zachary Simms & Mitchell Simms (Nicole); plus a large circle of extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter, Kelly Simms; parents, Clarence & Elsie Kendall; brother, Hubert Kendall; parents-in-law, James & Ettie Simms. The Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Grand Bank on Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm. A private family funeral service to take place. Cremation to follow. In Norma's memory, donations may be made to St. Alban's Anglican Church. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Grand Bank. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

STAPLETON, SYLVESTER
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late SYLVESTER STAPLETON of Marystown announces his passing. Sylvester passed away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on October 30, 2018 at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Madeline of 46 years; sons, Darren (Julie Stapleton) of Doha, Qatar and Karl (Charmaine Stapleton) of Elmsdale, NS.; daughter, Kim (Roger Lockyer) of Calgary, AB.; 7 grandchildren, Zachary (Kate), McCabe, Alexis, Theo, Thomas, Jesse, and Jaxon; brothers, Edward (Marie) Stapleton of Ontario and Jerry (Carol) Stapleton of Ontario; sisters, June McClaren of Ontario, Margaret Colleton of Boston, and Mary Ann Drake (Patrick) of Marystown; sister-in-law, Alice Stapleton of Marystown; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Sylvester was predeceased by his parents Leo and Dorothy Stapleton, brother Leo Stapleton and parents-in-law Leonard and Catherine Hanrahan. The Stapleton Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday, November 1st from 11 am to 4 pm and Friday, November 2nd from 10 am to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, November 3rd at 12:30 pm. Interment to follow Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Marystown. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

THORNE, ELIZABETH M.
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late ELIZABETH M. THORNE of Fortune announces her passing. Elizabeth passed away at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are her husband Robert of 49 years; sons, Robert Thorne Jr. and Rodney Thorne (Allison Compton) of Corner Brook; daughters, Mary (Bert) Thornhill and Rita Thorne of Corner Brook; 1 grandson, Roger Thornhill; sisters, Barbara (George) Cumben of Grand Bank, Bernadette Ashford of Fortune, Cecilia (Clyde) Power of Dawson Creek, BC, Louise (Bill) Lee of Grand Bank, and Anita Ashford Fortune of Fredericton, NB; brothers, Angus Ashford of Fortune, Ronald Ashford of ON, Charles (Maxine) Ashford of ON, and Donald Ashford of ON; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Elizabeth was predeceased by her parents, James & Mary Ashford; and parents-in-law, James & Jessie Thorne. The Thorne Family will be accepting visitors at the Salvation Army Citadel in Fortune on Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday October 21 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. From where the funeral service will be held on Monday, October 22 at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. In Elizabeth's memory, donations may be made to The Thorne Family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes - Fortune. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfh.ca

 

 

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