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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
September 2008

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.

 

CHEESEMAN, Vida
9/14/1929-9/14/2008

Passed peacefully away at her residence on Sunday, September 14, 2008 Vida Cheeseman of Burin in her 79th year. Leaving to mourn husband Thomas Gordon Cheeseman; daughters Donna and husband Keith Warren of CBS, Eleanor and husband Don Penney of Mount Pearl and Mary and husband Keith Lundrigan of Burin; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Mollie Loing, Donna Brake and husband George, Theresa McGurk; brothers Heber McGurk and wife Harriet, Paul McGurk and wife Angela plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Robert Peddle officiated Funeral service from Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ship Cove on Thursday, September 18, 2008 with interment following at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder’s Point. Donations in her memory may be made to the Daffodil Place or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin “WE CARE.”

CLEAL, Albert Leonard
6/14/1923-9/22/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, September 22, 2008 Albert Cleal of Creston South in his 85th year. Leaving to mourn wife Eileen; son Junior Albert and wife Nora of Creston South; daughter Betty and husband Grant Smith of Gander; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brothers Hector and wife Mabel of Marystown, Jim and wife Millicent of Sackville, NS; sister-in-law Irene Cleal of Marystown and Marie Cleal of Lewin’s Cove plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents William and Elizabeth Cleal; brothers Joe, John and Gordon Cleal. Hubert F. Tucker and Rev’d Robert Peddle officiated Funeral service from Calvary United Church, Creston South on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 with interment following at Calvary United Cemetery, Creston South. Pallbearers were Tony Cleal (grandson), Allan Cleal (grandson), Glenn Cleal (grandson), Chase Smith (grandson), Steve Cooze (husband of granddaughter Karen), Barry Delaney (husband of granddaughter Denise). Honorary Pallbearers Pamela and Kathryn Smith (granddaughters). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin “WE CARE.” To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com
“Loving and kind in all his ways
Uprights and just to the end of his days
Sincere and true in heart and mind
A beautiful memory he left behind.”

FOLLETT, CHARLOTTE
(February 4, 1924 - September 27, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on Saturday, September 27th, Charlotte Follett of Grand Bank age 84 years. Predeceased by parents Morgan and Annie Francis; sisters Eleanor and Bertha; brothers Tommy, Bennie and Earl. Leaving to mourn: Vera Follett of Grand Bank, Eleanor Hagan (Eddie) at Markham, Ontario, Mildred Bennett (Bob) of Grand Bank, Charlie Follett (Audrey) of Grand Bank, Paul Follett of St. John's, Anne Evans (Wayne) of Grand Bank, and Linda Noseworthy (Dan) of Mount Pearl; 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; brothers Reuben Francis (Hazel) of Garnish and Melvin Francis (Dorothy) of Garnish; sister Mildred Saunders of Toronto; sisters-in-law Jane and Gladys Francis of Grand Bank and Jean Francis of Markham, Ontario. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at Warenn's Funeral Home Grand Bank on Saturday from 2pm - 5pm (FAMILY ONLY); public viewing from 7pm - 9pm; Sunday 10am - 12noon; 2pm - 5pm; 7pm - 9pm. Funeral Service will take place on Monday at 2pm from Grand Bank United Church. Interment to follow at the United Church Cemetery Grand Bank. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

GREENE, Dominic
3/26/1939-9/10/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Dominic Greene of Burin in his 69th year. Leaving to mourn son Terence Greene of Bull’s Cove; daughters Tracey Hayse and husband Jody of Burin and Trudy Francis and husband Glen of Burin; 6 grandchildren; sisters Anne Martin and husband Ron of Burin and Irene Wright and husband Merle of London, Ont; brothers Bill and wife Jennifer of London, Ont, Pius of London, Ont, Ed and wife Sherry of Salt Pond and Anthony and wife Brenda of Salt Pond plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by Parents Martha and William; sister Mary. Funeral mass to take place from St. Patrick’s Parish Church, Burin on Saturday at 10:30am with cremation to follow. Donations in his memory may be made to the cancer society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin to offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

HANRAHAN, Adrian Joseph
1924-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday September 9, 2008, Adrian Joseph Hanrahan of Marystown in his 84th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories Wife: Hannah; Sons: Adrian (Cathy) of Orangeville, ON, Kevin (Janet) of Wasaga Beach, ON, and Wayne (Connie) of Edmonton, AB; Daughters: Joan Dwyer (Special Friend, Jim O’Keeffe) of Topsail, Marion (Gerard) Stapleton of Marystown, Edna (Richard) Power of Marystown, Mary Anne Hanrahan of Clarenville, Delores (Don) Hannam of Marystown, Bonnie Hanrahan of Sudbury, ON, Sharon (Rex) Green of Marystown, Wanda (Perry) Cluett of Garnish, Donia (Robert) McCarthy of Caledon, ON, and Denise (Brian) Molloy of Marystown; Sisters: Hanna Emberley and Suz Miller; Brothers: Patrick Hanrhan and John (Angela) Hanrahan; 25 Grandchildren; 23 Great-Grandchildren; Plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by Daughter: Bertha Coady; Sisters: Anastacia Farrell and Mary Jo Kelly; and Sister-In-Law: Mary Hanrahan. Resting and Visitation to take place from White Dove Funeral Home in Marystown on Wednesday September 10 from 10am - 1pm (Family Only), and 1pm - 9pm (Public); Thursday September 11 from 10am - 9pm. Prayer Vigil to take place on Thursday September 11 at 8:00pm. Funeral Mass to take place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Friday September 12, 2008 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In Adrian’s memory donations may be made to Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

HICKEY, Annie
1937-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday September 7, 2008 Annie M. Hickey of Terrenceville in her 70th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband Leo; Sons Leo Jr. (Marlene) of Terrenceville, Ken (Romena) of St. Bernard’s, Keith (Valerie) of Grand Le Pierre, and Gary (Krista) of St. John’s; Daughters Vivian Labour (Jack Rideout) of Terrenceville, Marilyn (Ward Butt) of Swift Current, Madonna (Jim Hackett) of Jean De Baie, and Madeline (Michael Myles) of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn are her sister Helen (Leo Clarke) of Terrenceville and brother Ralph Coombs (Marie) of Terrenceville, 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Monday Sept. 8 all day and Tuesday Sept. 9 all day. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville on Wednesday September 10, 2008 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s R.C. Cemetery. Flowers will be gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

HOLLETT, Ruby
4/22/1934-9/3/2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, September 03, 2008 Ruby Hollett of Burin in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn sons David Locke and wife Eleanor of Marystown, Lloyd Locke of Burin; daughters Patricia Frocchis of St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Joan Power and husband of St. Catherine’s, Ont, Doris Keats of Hamilton, Ont, Jean Pomeroy and husband Jerry of Bermuda, Madonna Walsh and husband Brian of Marystown, Laura Taylor and husband Lonnie of Burin and Sherry Lynn Locke and husband Rick of Burin; 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; 4 sisters and 2 brothers plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husbands Norman Locke and Charles Hollett; son Frank; parents Frank and Laura Bennett; brothers Clifford and Samuel Bennett; Grandson Damion. Rev. John E. K. Nicolle officiated Funeral service from Serenity Chapel, Burin on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 2pm with cremation to follow. Donations in her memory be made to Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home “WE CARE.” To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

KEEPING, Alma
1937-2008

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday September 8, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer, and in the presence of her family, Alma Keeping of Harbour Mille in her 71st year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories Husband: Roy; Son: Morris of Little Harbour East; Daughters: Evelyn (Herb) Pardy of Harbour Mille, Esther (Aubry) Pardy of Grand Praire, AB, Marjorie (Ernie) Myles of Brooks, AB, Christine (Wally) Nephaik of Brooks, AB, and Cathy Keeping (Ches House) of Harbour Mille; Sisters: Marjorie (Ralph) Patey, and Evelyn (Jim) Farrell; Brother: Norman (Margaret) Baker; 14 Grandchildren; 6 Great-Grandchildren; Plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by Brothers: Cecil, Merle, Gerald, Issac and Philip; and Sisters: Polly, Francis, Elsie, Lovetta and Sarah. Resting and Visitation to take place from St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Harbour Mille on Tuesday September 9 beginning at 7pm; Wednesday September 10 all day; and Thursday September 11 untill noon. Funeral Service to take place from St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Harbour Mille on Thursday September 11, 2008 at 1:00pm. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Harbour Mille. In Alma’s memory donations may be made to Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. “Helping Families Through Life” www.whitedove.ca

OLDFORD, Doris
7/31/1956-9/5/2008

Passed peacefully away at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville on Friday Sept. 5, 2008 Doris Irene Oldford of Bunyan’s Cove in her 52nd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Mansfield. Sons; Justin and girlfriend Geraldine Penney of Bunyan’s Cove, Derrick and wife Kelly of Bunyan’s Cove. Daughter Melissa and boyfriend Jeff Power of Fort Saskatchewan. Step-son: Rodney and wife Tracy of Bonavista. Step-daughter: Sharon Hiscock and husband Glen of Bonavista. 10 Grand-children and 1 Great grand-daughter. Sisters: Joyce Tipple and husband Bob of Pasadena, Josephine Fifield and husband Raymond of Paradise, Marie Cashin and husband Andrew of Corner Brook, Barbara and husband Eric of Brampton, Ont. Pauline Poole and husband Lloyd of Gander, Beverley Hobbs of Bloomfield, Ann Sawyer and husband Fraser of Bunyan’s Cove and Nina Holloway and husband Woodrow of Bloomfield. Plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by father Alexander Sr. Mother Pearl, Brother Fred and Sister Joan. Funeral service was officiated by Pastor C. Harnum from Ecclesia Pentecostal Church, Bunyan’s Cove on Tuesday Sept. 9, 2008 with interment following at Bunyan’s Cove Pentecostal Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Woodrow Holloway, Alex Hobbs, Terry Oldford, Terrance Chatman, Wade Chatman and Fraser Sawyer. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blundon’s Funeral Home, Shoal Harbour. To sign our online book of condolences please visit www.blundonsfuneralhome.com
“God’s garden must be beautiful,
Because he always takes the best.”

STEWART, Sandra
10/13/1967-9/7/2008

Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday, September 7, 2008 Sandra Stewart of Burin in her 40th year. Leaving to mourn husband John; mother Nora Clarke; parents-in-law Bridget and George Stewart; Nan Myles; son Jonathon of Burin; daughter Cindy and boyfriend Christopher Price of Fort McMurray; sisters Lisa Clarke of Burin and Helen Rowe and husband Don of Port au Bras; brothers Tony Clarke and wife Margaret of Port au Bras, Jim Clarke and wife Evelyn of Red Harbour, Gerald Clarke of Nova Scotia and Dominic Clarke and wife Helen of Nova Scotia plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father James Clarke. Father Theodore officiated Funeral Mass from St. Patrick’s Parish Church, Burin on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 with interment to follow at Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Hodder’s Point. Pallbearers were brothers Jim Clarke, Tony Clarke, Dominic Clarke, uncles Pad Brushett, Tom Brushett and nephew D.J. Clarke. Crossbearer son Jonathon Clarke. Donations in her memory may be made to the family or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin “WE CARE.”

 

 

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