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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - December 2007

The Southern Gazette is "An optipress publishing newspaper
serving the residents of the Burin Peninsula."

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ANTLE, Carmel
Passed away at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Saturday, December 29, 2007, Carmel Antle of Mortier in her 70th year. Leaving to mourn son Gary of Mortier; daughters Pauline Kirby or Mortier, Brenda Brewer and husband Don of Ottawa, Joan Hollett and husband Craig of St. John's; grandchildren Bradley, Miranda, Jason and Courtney; brothers Tom Roff and wife Madonna and Jack Roff and wife Madge plus a large circle of other family and friends. Father Theodore O'Connor officiated funeral mass from St. Patrick's Parish Church, Burin on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 with interment following at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pallbearers. Donations may be made to the Daffodil Cancer Home, St. John's or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE." To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com

BANFIELD, Janet
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, Tuesday, December 25, 2007, Janet Banfield of Bay L'Argent in her 77th year. Predeceased by husband Ward; sons Baby Banfield, E. Lewis, Guy and Albert. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Kevin (Audrey) and Otto (Mary) of Bay L'Argent and Earl (Marg) of Hay River, North West Territories; daughters Muriel Brown (Nelson) of Heatherton, Ruby Bishop (Dave) and Colleen Porter (Steve) of Conception Bay South; daughter-in-law Debbie Banfield of Little Bay East; brother Lewis Thornhill (Ann) of Bay L'Argent; sisters Gladys Williams (Ray) of Grand Falls-Windsor and Amy Vincent of Bay L'Argent; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; special friend Annie Bolt of Bay L'Argent, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent Saturday, December 29 at 1 p.m. Interment followed at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery. In Janet's memory donations may be made to St. Hilda's Cemetery Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

BARTLETT, Marjorie
(March 21, 1921 - December 20, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care, St. Lawrence on Thursday, December 20, 2007, Marjorie Bartlett of Grand Bank, age 86 years. Predeceased by parents James and Mary Bungay and husband Thomas. She leaves to mourn: daughter Eileen Nurse at Grand Bank; sons Newman (Lily) at Grand Bank; 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sister Alma Hepditch at Halifax, Nova Scotia; brother Reg and Mazie Bungay at Come By Chance. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army Grand Bank on Sunday December 23rd at 2 pm. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by David Noseworthy and Max Rowsell. pall bearers were: Peter Nurse, Wayne Green, Bruce Green, Chesley Prince, Winston Grandy and Walter Baker. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

CLARKE; Michael Patrick
Passed suddenly away at Terrenceville Thursday, December 27, 2007 Michael Patrick Clarke of Terrenceville in his 69th year. Predeceased by son Barry and daughter Janet. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Theresa; sons Tim of Alberta, Neil of Terrenceville and Des also of Terrenceville; daughters Patsy of Paradise, Cindy of Ontario and Michelle (Randy) Hamen of Marystown ; sisters Lillian, Margaret (Gerard), Norman; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at 2 pm. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

HICKS, Wilfred
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, December 2, 2007, Wilfred Hicks of Fortune in his 80th year. Predeceased by daughter Jean, parents Thomas and Jessie Hicks, brother Harrison and sister Frances. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Ruby, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place at the Salvation Army Citadel, Fortune, Wednesday, Dec 5 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery. In Wilfred's memory donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life www.whitedove.ca

HISCOCK-MOULTON, Beatrice Pearl (nee Brewer)
Entered into eternal rest and peace at the Health Sciences Complex on Wednesday, December 19, 2007, Beatrice Hiscock-Moulton aged 91 years. Predeceased by her first husband Frederick G. Moulton (1968); second husband Andrew Hiscock (1989), daughter Alfreda Moulton and step daughter Clara Barnes. Leaving to mourn are daughter Amelia Marrello (Michael), Kingston, ON; step-daughter Sylvia Heath (Ed); sons Bruce Moulton (Georgina); Bert Moulton (Bella) and Lloyd Moulton (Sharon), Kingston, ON; sisters: Mary Hillier and Alfreda Clarke (both from Burin); brother Jim Brewer (Burin); twenty grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren, as well as many other relatives and friends. Resting at Barrett's Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will take place at the Barrett's Chapel on Friday, December 21, 2007 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Beatrice's memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Diabetes Association. To sign the memorial guest book please visit www.barretts.ca
"Thy Soul is God's, Thy Memories Mine."

ISAACS, Glen John
Passed suddenly away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Saturday, December 29, 2007, Glen John Isaacs of St. Lawrence in his 45th year. Predeceased by father Casmir. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Paulette, daughter Danielle, mother Sarah, sister Paula Isaacs (Scott Baker), brothers John, Edward, Dean (Yolanda), Deon (Sheila), James (Isabelle) Colin (Yolanda), Leon (Rita Mary), Michael and Justin; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place at St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 11 am. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery. in Glen's memory donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

KENNEDY, Melita
Passed peacefully away after a long courageous battle with cancer, Melita Kennedy of Mortier in her 54th year. Leaving to mourn husband Nick; mother Dorothy Bennett, son Gordon and wife Lori of Paradise; daughter Nicole and husband Mike Walsh of Marystown; grandchildren Marissa Walsh, Melanie Walsh, Joshua Kennedy and Julie Kennedy; brothers Bert Bennett and wife Mary of Burin, Lloyd Bennett and wife Selina of Hawk's Bay and Wade Bennett and wife Geri of New Brunswick; sisters-in-law Vera Murphy of Burin, Kathleen Brown of CBS, Phyllis Brown (Don) of Mortier and Stella Kennedy (Freeman Clarke) of Burin plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by father Reginald Bennett and mother-in-law Elizabeth Kennedy. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. John E.K. Nicolle on Monday, December 24, 2007 from St. Patrick's Parish Church with interment following at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pallbearers were Jim Lundrigan, Freeman Clarke, Jean Antle, Bella Keating, Les Fudge and Gary Antle. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com. "WE CARE."
(Note: No date of death given. Interment was December 24th so possibly date of death was December 21st)

MACDONALD, Hazel M.
(August 4, 1921 - December 17, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care, St. Lawrence on Monday, December 17, 2007, Hazel M. MacDonald of Fortune, age 86 years. Predeceased by first husband Willis, son Seymour and infant daughter Ruby. She leaves to mourn: husband Cyril, children Murdock (Grace), Wavey (Fred), Winnie (George), and daughter-in-law Sarah; her extended family Hilda (Raymond), Edith (Jim), Cyril (Yvonne), and Gloria (Allister); sister Ruby Francis; 26 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great- grandchild. Also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Captain Charlene Hillier and Majors Lorne and Ella Hiscock from the Salvation Army at Fortune at 2 pm on Thursday, December 20th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. Music was provided by the String Band and vocal by Dante Hiscock (great grandson). Pall bearers were grandchildren Willis Caines, Jackie Brady, Boyde Piercey, Gary Hiscock, Leana Hiscock and Garfield Marsden. Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund, Fortune or to the US Memorial Health Care, St. Lawrence. Funeral arrangements were entrusted tot he care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

OSMOND, Christina
(April 23, 1945 - December 21, 2007)

Passed suddenly away at St. John's on Friday December 21, 2007, Christina Osmond of Grand Bank, age 62 years. Predeceased by parents Edgar and Lydia Hillier, brothers Abe, Stanley, Harvey, Jacob, Clayton and William. Leaving to mourn husband Stanley, daughter Melina (Roger), sons Larry, Edgar (Michille) Grand Bank, five grandchildren: Chantel, Scott, Kirby, Matthew and Candance, sisters-in-law Dorothy Hillier, Lydia Osmond, Lucy Hillier, brother-in-law James Osmond and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Tim Graham from Saint Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank on Monday, December 24th at 2 pm. Interment followed at Saint Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. organist was Velma Stewart. Pall bearers were: Edgar Osmond, Scott Osmond, Larry Osmond, Norman Hillier, Edgar Hillier, Dorman Scott, Rex Matthews and Norm Fizzard. Donation sin her memory may be made to Saint Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

OSMOND, James
(October 5, 1923 - December 30, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest InterFaith Home Grand Bank on Sunday, December 30, 2007, James Osmond of Grand Bank, age 84 years. Predeceased by parents George and Melina Osmond; brothers Malcolm, Charles and Clyde and sisters Bessie and Mary. He leaves to mourn brother Stanley and a circle of nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank at 1 pm on Tuesday, January 1, 2008. interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by the Salvation Army Band. Pall Bearers were: Edgar Osmond, Larry Osmond, Larry Osmond Sr., Henry Crews, Dorman Scott and Fred Rose. Donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army Building Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

PIKE, Thursa Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at the Burin peninsula Health Care Centre, Burin on December 13, 2007, Thursa Elizabeth Pike of Collin's Cove in her 92nd. year. Predeceased by her husband Augustus and daughter Margaret Beazley. Leaving to mourn her loving son Frank (Nancy) Collins Cove, daughters Verlie (Charles Farewell) of Collin's Cove, Hattie (Joe Foote) of Calgary, Alberta, son-in-law Bruce Beazley of Burin Bay, ten grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Donations in her memory may be made to the family. Funeral services were conducted by Pastor Paul Perry at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North on December 16th at 2:00 p.m. Pallbearers were Wayne Farewell, Calvin Farewell, Greg Beazley, Dion Connors, Ernest Lockyer and Cyril Beazley. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral home Ltd., Creston South, NL

ROGERS, Clayton J.
(August 27, 1925 - December 29, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest InterFaith Home, Grand Bank on Saturday, December 29, 2007, Clayton J. Rogers of Grand Bank, age 82 years. Predeceased by parents Robert and Martha Rogers; and brothers Graham and John. He leaves to mourn; wife Carrie, step-son Kenneth (Dianne), brother Jim, sisters Jessie Carpenter and Frances Wiseman (Ray), sisters-in-law Joyce Rogers, Eileen Rogers; two grandchildren, and also a large circle of nephews and nieces. Funeral Service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army, Grand Bank at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, January 1, 2008. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by the Salvation Army Band. Pallbearers were: Clyde Rogers, Clayton Rogers, Robert Rogers, David Rogers, Roy Grandy and Jack Cumben. Donations in his memory may be made to the Mariner's Memorial Fund, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

SHEPPARD, Ruth
Passed suddenly away at the Grand Bank Health Care Centre Saturday December 15, 2007, Ruth Sheppard of Fortune in her 63rd year. Predeceased by husband Thomas Sheppard. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sister Marie Etheridge of Labrador, brother Leslie (Linda) Walters of Lewin's Cove, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at All Saint's Anglican Church in Fortune, Tuesday, December 18th at 11 a.m. Interment followed at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. in Ruth's memory donations may be made to The Daffodil Place. Funeral arrangements entrusted tot he care of White Dove Funeral Home. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

SKINNER, Mamie
(September 7, 1923 - December 10, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank on Monday, December 10, 2007, Mamie Skinner of Grand Bank age 84 years. Predeceased by parents James and Lillian Holley, husband Gordon Skinner, granddaughter Tara Skinner, sister Gladys Chapman and brother Albert Holley. She leaves to mourn: daughter Phyllis Thomas (Isaac) at Grand Bank; sons Gordon Skinner (Sylvia) at St. John's and Graham Skinner at Mount Pearl; 5 granddaughters and 5 great-children; and sister Emily Skinner at Beaverton, Ontario. Also a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service was conducted by Rev. Tim Graham from Saint Alban's Anglican Church Grand Bank at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2007. Interment followed at Saint Alban's Anglican Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Velma Stewart. Pall bearers were: Wilson Crowley, Glen Price, George Weymouth, Melvin Cox, Eric Sheppard and John White. Donations in her memory may be made to Saint Alban's Anglican Church, Grand Bank. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank; "Where Dedicated People Care."

THORNHILL, Florence G.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Thursday, December 20, 2007, Florence G. Thornhill of Bay L'Argent in her 91st year. Predeceased by husband Thomas, son Charles, brothers Charles and William and sister Edie. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Roy (Freda) of Bay L'Argent and Tom (Ann Marie) of Edmonton, Alberta; daughter Edie (Robbie) Parrott of Marystown daughter-in-law Lois Thornhill of Buchans; brother Chesley (Catherine) Hardiman; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent, Saturday, December 22 at 2 pm. interment followed at St. Hilda's Anglican Cemetery. In Florence's memory donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

TURPIN, Gerard Martin
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre Sunday, December 2, 2007, Gerard Martin Turpin of St. Lawrence in his 68th year. Predeceased by mother Lucy, father Edward; brothers Robert and Roche; sisters Lena, Violet, Norma and Theresa. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Meta; son Edward (Allison) of St. John's; daughter Allison (Roger) Littlefair of Halifax, NS; sisters Nora Rector of Burlington, ON, Agnes Lees of Corner Brook, Mary (Bob) Cove of St. John's and Flo Fitzpatrick of Whitby, ON; brother Victor (Mary) Turpin of Corner Brook; sis sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; grandchild Aiden; step-grandchildren Christian and Taylor, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence Thursday, Dec 6 at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Gerard's memory donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life www.whitedove.ca

TURPIN, Myra
Passed peacefully away at her home in St. Lawrence, Monday, December 17, 2007, Myra Turpin of St. Lawrence in her 91st year. Predeceased by husband Louie Turpin, son Louie Turpin Jr., parents Joseph and Priscilla Squires and brother Bert Squires and sisters Sybil and Marion Squires. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Phil, Ern (Ann Marie), Bert (Viola), Pat (Joan), all of St. Lawrence; Joe (Dorothy) of Lewin's Cove and Dwayne (Shelly) of St. John's; daughters Priscilla of St. Pierre et Miquelon, Sybil of Lewin's Cove, Ursula (Arne) Iverson of St. Lawrence, Ann Marie, Nadine and Myra (Ed) Kelly, all of St. Lawrence; sisters Helena Lambert of St. Lawrence, Marion Conrad of Dartmouth and Barb Hill of New Zealand; sisters-in-law Peggy Squires and Nellie (John) Kelly, both of St. Lawrence; 24 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence Wednesday, December 19th at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia roman Catholic Cemetery. In Myra's memory donations may be made to The St. Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department of flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

WALSH, William P
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Thursday, December 27, 2007, William P. Walsh of Little Bay in his 85th year. Predeceased by mother Elizabeth, father Michael P. Walsh, brothers Leo, George and Michael; sister Johanna, nieces Sylvia Brockerville and Ellen Ryan. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sisters Gertrude (Ernest) Lundrigan and Margaret (Patrick) Rennie; brothers Angus (Mary) Walsh and Jerome Walsh, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Monday, December 31 at 10:30 am. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. In William's memory donations may be made to the Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. Helping Families Through Life. www.whitedove.ca

WHALEN, Patrick J.
Passed peacefully away at the U.S.Memorial Health Care Centre Tuesday, December 25, 2007, Patrick J. Whalen of Burin in his 88th year. Predeceased by brother Daniel, sisters Loretta and Mary, mother Lucy and father John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sister Veronica Whalen at St. John's, niece Anna and nephew Thomas at Fox Cove, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic church, Burin, Friday, December 28th at 10 am. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Fox Cove. In Patrick's memory donations may be made to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home, Helping Families Through Life. Please visit our online guest book at www.whitedove.ca

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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