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Burin Peninsula Obituaries
September 2012

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.

 

APPLEBY, WAYNE S.
1952-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WAYNE S. APPLEBY of Marystown, NL announces his passing in Kelligrews, NL on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the age of 60. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Jessie of 40 years; sons Tommy (Rhonda Gaudon) of Marystown, and Rod (Jackie Drake) of Kelligrews; daughter Holly (Stephen Power) of Marystown; brother Denzil (Cindy) of Kelligrews; 4 grandchildren Chanasie, Dante, Courtney, and Nataya; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Thomas & Florence Appleby, and brother Keith Appleby. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Wednesday, September 26th, from 1 pm - 9 pm; and Thursday, September 27th from 10 am - 9 pm. Funeral service to take place on a date and time to be announced. In Wayne's memory donations may be made to The Appleby Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

AVERY, Clarence Gilbert
(October 7, 1937 - September 14, 2012)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Clarence Gilbert Avery on September 14, 2012, age 74 years. Today he has been reunited with the love of his life, Rebecca "Beckie", who passed away just three short months ago. He was also predeceased by his parents, Chesley & Clara Avery, in laws; George & Elizabeth Butt, sister Millie Avery and brother in law Frank Beck. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of memories his only daughter Leslie Ann Rowsell, son in law Dwayne, and the joy of his life, his only grandson Andrew. Also mourning his loss are, sister Marilyn Randell (Ron) of St. John's, brother Eric Avery (Sonia) of Mount Pearl, sister in law Mary Beck of Springdale, NL; sister in law Jane Howell (Lester) of Grand Prairie AB; brother in law Harry Butt (Vera) of Grand Bank; sister in law Georgie Noseworthy (Cephas) of Toronto, sister in law Esther Butt of Grand Bank, brother in law Fred Butt of Grand Bank; brother in law Norman Butt (Miriam) of Canso NS; special friends Larry & Jeanette Osmond and Doctor S. Beckley of Grand Bank. Clarence also leaves a large number of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and other family & friends to remember his life. An Avid volunteer who put others first in his life, he will be missed by the many people and organizations he helped over his lifetime. Remains resting at Warren's Funeral Home on Friday, September 14th from 7 pm - 9 pm; and on Saturday from 2 pm - 4 pm; 7 pm - 9 pm. Funeral Service will take place from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank, at 2:30 pm on Sunday, September 16th. Cremation to follow. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Blue Crest Caring Campaign or Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BAIN, Clayton
(July 15, 1929-September 16, 2012)

It is with great sadness the family of Clayton Bain of Burin, age 83, announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center. Leaving to mourn wife Ann; daughter in law Debra and family; niece Anne Muise; step daughter Cathy Harding and family; step son Billy Harding and family plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by son Harry; brothers Harry and Charles; sister Flora and first wife Rita. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Service to take place from Serenity Chapel, Burin at 11 AM Friday, September 21. No flowers by request. Donations in his memory may be made to Zion United Church Cemetery Fund.

HARNETT, Gordon Joseph
(February 22, 1948 - September 16, 2012)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday, September 16, 2012, Gordon Joseph Harnett of Lamaline, NL, age 64 yrs. Predeceased by parents Gordon & Mary Harnett; brothers William & Raymond; father in law Myril King; Leaving to mourn: wife Barb, daughters Kim (Bill); Karen(Danny); grandchildren, Andrew, Ashley, Danielle & Dylan; sister Laura; brothers Jim, Marcel, Randy, Brendan, Kevin and their families, Mother in law Margaret King. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Cremation will take place and visitation will take place at St. Elizabeth's Church, Lord's Cove at a date and time to be announced. A Memorial Service will take place at a date and time to be announced. Inurnment will take place at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Lamaline. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

JACKMAN, THERESA G.
1935-2012

Passed peacefully away at her home in Marystown, NL, on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, THERESA GLADYS JACKMAN of Marystown, NL, in her 76th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Clyde (Elizabeth), Baine Harbour, Calvin (Theresa), Burin, Brian (Sherry), Lower Sackville, NS, Michael (Laurie), Bedford, NS, daughters Christine Brown (Wayne), Burin Bay, Irene Mayo (Calvin), Creston South, Sheila Edwards (Larry), Marystown, Pauline Mercer (Rodney), Brigus, Elaine Jackman (Hughie), Mount Pearl, Lisa Haley (Dwayne), Placentia, 21 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, brother Jesse Cribb, Marystown, sisters Sadie Lomond (Gordon), Marystown, Irene Cornish (John), Port aux Basques; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Theresa is predeceased by her husband Clyde, brothers Chesley, Tom, and John Cribb, and extended family Jesse and Winnie Taylor, Job and Molly Taylor and Eric and Winnie Taylor. Resting at the Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South, on Friday, Sept. 21, 10 AM - 9 PM, Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 AM - 9 PM, and Sunday, Sept. 23, 10 AM - noon. The funeral service will be held at the St. Mary's Anglican Church, Marystown on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Creston South. No flowers by request. Donations in Theresa's memory may be made to St. Michael's Anglican Cemetery Fund, Creston South or to Camp Delight. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

KILGORE, WILLIAM KILGORE
1919-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late WILLIAM COX KILGORE of Little Bay, Placentia Bay, NL announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday, September 12, 2012 at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories is son Demo (Lisa) of Little Bay; daughters: Karla Kilgore of Little Bay and Billy Jo Kilgore of North Carolina; 4 grandchildren: Brock, Acacia, Kolton and Tammie; plus a large circle of family and friends. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. Funeral Service will take place at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Marystown on Friday, September 14th, at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In William's memory donations may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KING, THOMAS
1936-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late THOMAS KING of Brookside, NL announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the age of 76. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Ruby of 56 years; son Randy (Florence) of Boat Harbour; daughters Diane (Levi) Walters of Boat Harbour, Rosalind (Darrell) Denty of Boat Harbour, Gloria (Doug) Saunders of Fort McMurray, AB, and Michelle (Brian) Senior of Brookside; 5 grandchildren Steven, Amanda, Sherry, Sheena, and Ryan; 7 great-grandchildren Hayley, Noah, Jackson, Alicia, Carson, Carter and Tristan; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Malcolm & Effie King, sister Maude Davison, brothers Malcolm, Albert & Stanley King, and neice Kimberley Davison. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Sunday September 2nd from 12 pm - 9 pm with cremation to follow. Funeral Service will take place at Ascension Anglican Church in Brookside on a date and time to be announced. Inurnment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Brookside. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

LOCKYER, Mary Ann
(September 3, 1933 - September 19, 2012)

Passed peacefully away at her residence on Wednesday September 19, 2012, Mary Ann Lockyer of Lamaline NL, age 79 years. Predeceased by husband Peter James Lockyer, and son Maurice. Leaving to mourn: son Peter (Molly) at Point Au Gaul, son Cyril (Phyllis) at Point Au Gaul, daughter Brenadette (Morgan) at Lamaline, daughter Regina (Allan) at Saint John, New Brunswick, Marie (Wayne) at Lamaline, daughter Loriann (Paul) at Lamaline, Nicole (Jeff) at Milton, Ontario. 18 Grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. Sister Mable in St. Lawrence, brother Leonard in Marystown. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Remains resting at her daughter's home (Marie Collins) in Lamaline on Wednesday evening, all day Thursday and Friday. Family service at 7:30 pm on Thursday. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 11 am from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Allan's Island. Interment to follow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Allan's Island. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations to St. Joseph's Allan's Island Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home Grand Bank.

MARTIN, Amelia
(April 08, 1932 - September 09, 2012)

It is with great sadness the family of Amelia Martin of Lawn, age 80 years, announces her passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on September 9, 2012. Leaving to mourn daughter Yvonne Kearney of Brooks, AB; sons Curtis (Cecilla), John and Patrick of Lawn; 13 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister Louisa Fitzpatrick plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husbands Julian Martin and Michael Hennebury; 2 baby children; sisters Kathline and Rose and brothers Joe, Jack and Bill. Resting at Holy Name of Jesus RC Church, Lawn, Sunday at 7 PM , all day Monday and Tuesday. Funeral to take place from Holy Name of Jesus Church, Lawn At 11 AM Wednesday, September 12th. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

STEWART, JOHN JAMES
1927-2012
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOHN JAMES STEWART of Rushoon announces his passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Prisceilla of 62 years; sons Gerard (Lucy) of Marystown, Cyril (Bernadette) of Placentia; daughters Margaret Hackett (Bill) of St. Bernard's, Jessie Cheeseman (Joe) of Toronto, and Carmel Kerrivan (Paul) of Marystown; sister Margaret and brother Cyril (Margaret); 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by parents George and Margaret Stewart; sisters Madeline Young, Annie May Barron and Christina Barron; brothers William and George Stewart. Resting and visitation to take place from Christ the King R.C. Church in Rushoon on Sunday, September 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Monday, September 10, all day from where the funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at Christ the King R.C. Cemetery in Rushoon. In John's memory donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

TURPIN, SCOTT ROBERT
1979-2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Scott Robert Turpin formerly of Burin, NL, at the Lloydminister Hospital in Lloydminister, Saskatchewan, on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the age of 33. Precious son of Elaine and beloved brother of Lisa Marie. Scott leaves behind special family friend Dana Legge; as well as a number of aunts, uncles and cousins; plus a large circle of family and friends in Alberta and Newfoundland. Predeceased by father Robert (Bob) Turpin and his maternal and paternal grandparents. Scott was very successful in his chosen career; a hard worker who was well respected by his peers; a fun loving, generous young man who enjoyed life. All of us who knew him will cherish our own personal memories. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Scott's life at Wiseman's Funeral Home in Burin, NL, on Sunday, September 23rd, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Monday, September 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Lawn on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery in Lawn. In Scott's memory donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALSH, JEROME JOSEPH
1930-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late JEROME JOSEPH WALSH formerly of Little Bay, Placentia Bay, NL, announces his passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the age of 82. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are special nephews Bill Rennie (Lillian) of Little Bay and Walter Rennie (Corina) of Little Bay; special niece Amy Rowlands (Joseph) of Little Bay; sister-in-law Mary Walsh of Little Bay; brother-in-law Patrick Rennie of Little Bay; many nieces and nephews plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by parents Michael and Elizabeth Walsh; sisters Johanna Doody, Margaret Rennie and Gertrude Lundrigan; brothers Michael Walsh, Leo Walsh, George Walsh, William Walsh and Angus Walsh; nieces Sylvia Brockerville and Nellie Ryan. Resting and visitation to take place from Wiseman's Funeral Homes in Marystown on Thursday, September 27th from 6 pm - 9 pm, and Friday, September 28th from 10 am - 9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In Jerome's memory donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALTERS, HAZEL R.
1928-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late HAZEL WALTERS of Bay L'Argent, NL announces her passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the age of 84. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are sons Almer (Susie) of Grand Bank, Edwin (Ruth) of Bay L'Argent, Lloyd (Pearl) of Medicine Hat, AB, Randy (Lynn) of Marystown, Jack of Little Bay East, and Lester of Yellowknife, NWT; daughters Phyllis (Edward) House of Bay L'Argent, Wanda Walters (Bill Budgell) of Lamaline, and Ruby (Roy) Grandy of Mount Pearl; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; special friend Brenda Baker of Bay L'Argent; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by husband Charlie Walters, daughter Judy Walters, and grandson Craig Walters. Resting and visitation to take place from St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent on Wednesday September 26th beginning at 2 pm; Thursday, September 27th all day, and Friday September 28th from 10 am - 11:30 am. Funeral service will take place on Friday September 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm from St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent. Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. In Hazel's memory donations may be made to St. Hilda's Anglican Church and the Blue Crest Home or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WHIFFEN, MARGARET MARY
1944-2012

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARGARET MARY WHIFFEN of Rushoon announces her passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the age of 67. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son Keith (Candace) of Alberta; daughter Lynn Marie Osmond (Eugene) of Corner Brook; mother Hannah Gaulton; sisters Mary Corbett, Bernice Lewis (Phil), Rose Foote (Gerry), Ruth Picco (John), Noreen Synard (Gerald), Glenda Critch (Eugene); brothers John, Thomas (Marlene), Leonard (Ruth), Michael (Jackie), Kevin (Joanne), and Raymond; grandchildren Noah and Hayley; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by husband Robert; brother James and father Patrick. Resting and visitation to take place from Christ the King Church, Rushoon, on Sunday, September 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Monday, September 10, all day from where the funeral mass will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at a time to be announced. Interment to follow at the R.C. Cemetery in Rushoon. In Margaret's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WILLIAMS, Capt. Gerald
Passed on: September 19th, 2012, 85, North Sydney. It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our father Gerald Williams, on his 85th birthday, Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at his home. Born in Grand Bank, Newfoundland, Dad was the son of the late Clarence and Selena (Keating) Williams. "Ged" chose to pursue a life at sea, following in the footsteps of his father, a famed sailing Master. Dad was Captain aboard the Marine Atlantic vessels until retiring in 1990 as Senior Master of the MV Caribou. His leisure time was usually spent in the out-of-doors, hunting and fishing were his passions. He was a member of the Royal Albert Masonic Lodge and member of Philae Shriners. Gerald is survived by his two daughters: Yvonne Williams (Thomas Fleming), Sydney, Yvette Williams, Toronto; three sons: Doug (Jennifer) Williams, North Sydney, David (Deborah) Williams, Leitches Creek and James (Noel) Williams, Niagara Falls; his seven grandchildren: Jennifer, Dawn, Michael, Samantha, Amanda, Stephen and Sarah; brothers: Gordon (Bertha) Williams, St. John's Nfld and Carl (Kathy) Williams, Saint John, NB and sister Mary (Lloyd) Moores, Sackville, NB. Besides his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his wife Frances Lily (Gale) Williams. Visitation for Gerald will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday at St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney with Rev. David Luker officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or Parkinson Society Maritime Region Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com
"And may there be no moaning of the bar, when I put out to sea."
(Note: Capt. Williams was born in Grand Bank)

WISCOMBE, MARTHA (KING)
1926-2012

Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre, St. Lawrence, on Tuesday, Sept.11, 2012, MARTHA WISCOMBE (KING), of Creston, NL, in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn her loving sons Steve King (Anne), Alberta, Bruce King (Denise), St. Johns, Terry King (Michelle), daughter Christine King, Creston South, step-daughter Beatrice Bungay (Sam), Creston South, daughter in law Effie King, Creston North, grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and a large circle of relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her husbands Lester C. King and Maxwell Wiscombe, and sons Samuel, Ambrose, and Raymond. Resting at Peninsula Funeral Home at a time and date to be announced. The funeral Service will be held at Creston North United Church, Creston North, on a time and date to be announced. Cremation with follow with inurnment at a later date. In Martha's memory, flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South. "Serving Families With Dignity and Compassion" www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca

 

 

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