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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - February 2008

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ADAMS, Amelia
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday, February 13, 2008, Amelia Adams of Burin in her 84th year. Leaving to mourn with loving memories sons Morley and wife Edna of Burin; daughter Pearl and husband Winston Hollett of Burin; special granddaughter Carla and Duane of Burin; sisters Ada Hollett of Lewin's Cove, Adelia Manning of Epworth, Helen Mitchell of Burin; brother Ronald Moulton and wife Betty of Epworth; sisters-in-law Greta Moulton of Burin Bay arm, Pearl Dancey of St. John's, Maude Martin of Toronto, Alfreda Moulton of Marystown, Cordelia Mayo of Creston. Predeceased by husband Herbert; parents John and Essie Moulton; brothers William Moulton and John Moulton. Rev. Susan White officiated Funeral service from Zion United Church, Collins Cove on Friday, February 15, 2008 at 2 pm with interment following at Zion United Cemetery, Collins Cove. Pallbearers were Jerry Adams, John Darcey,Cyril Beazley, Samuel Hollett, Guy Hollett and Howard Manning. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"She did more than exist, she lived. She did more than listen, she understood. Rest peacefully, dear."

AYLWARD, Margaret
Entered into eternal rest at St. Patrick's Mercy Home on Monday, February 11, 2008, amidst the prayers and hymns of her loving family, Margaret Aylward, of St. Lawrence, NL in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Theophilous Etchegary, her parents Patrick and Annie Aylward, her brothers: Gordon (Maude), Nelson, Gerard (Lillian), Fabian (Francis) and sisters: Sister M. Madeline RSM, Madelyn Cotter and Patricia Aylward. Leaving to mourn her passing and to give thanks for her life are her brother Fintan (Ann); twenty-four nieces and nephews, a number of great nieces and nephews, other relatives including first cousins: Thomas Connors, Mary Burke and Maureen Anderson of Brooklyn, New York, her beloved godchildren: Barbara Aylward, Jerry Aylward, Bradley Aylward, Tracey Hollett and Rhonda Aylward. Also many friends, colleagues and business associates. Special thanks to the Sisters and staff of St. Patrick's Mercy home, to special friend and companion Elaine Aylward and to caregivers: Eileen Tarrant and Elaine Tobin for their dedicated and loving service. Resting took place at Caul's Funeral Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 13, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14th, St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent. Cremation followed. Burial will be held at St. Cecilia's Cemetery, St. Lawrence at a date to be announced. Flowers were gratefully accepted and donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Mercy Home Foundation or C.N.I.B.

BEAZLEY, Boyde
Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, St. John's on Friday, February 1, 2008, Boyde Beazley of Big Salmonier in his 75th year. Leaving to mourn wife Bernice; son Brian Beazley and wife Bonnie of Big Salmonier; daughters Kim Butler and husband Glenn of Elmdale, Ontario and Gloria Beazley of Orillia, Ontario; grandchildren Heidi and Ken Butler, Courtney and Matthew Beazley and Adam Shank; sisters Jean and husband Bill Joyce, Glynda and husband Gerald Mayo and Maxine Mayo; brother Robie Beazley plus a large circle of other family and friends. predeceased by brother Sam Beazley, sister Sadie Hannam and brother-in-law Fred Mayo. Rev. Mary Harris officiated funeral service from Hope United Church, Lewin's Cove on Monday, February 4, 2008 with interment following at United Cemetery, Lewin's Cove. Pallbearers were Dennis Mayo, Les Walters, Derrick Hollett, Gordon Brewer, Sam Moulton and Bill Paul. Grandmothers escort Kenny Butler. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenithyfh.com
Boyd's Benediction: I'll see you all up yonder with my Lord, if you feel you are not ready to meet Him, now is the time to make ready. Tomorrow may be too late. Love to all, Boyde.

CHEESEMAN, Francis
(Nov. 29, 1943 - Feb. 10, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Sunday February 10, 2008, Francis Cheeseman of Rushoon in his 64th year. Predeceased by mother Elizabeth and father Leo. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories brothers Ray (Sadie) Cheeseman of Churchill Falls and Walter Cheeseman of Rushoon, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Christ The King roman Catholic Church, Rushoon, Tuesday, Feb 12 at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Christ The King Roman Catholic Cemetery. 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

COLLIER, Basil
(Oct. 8, 1943 - Feb. 14, 2008)

Passed suddenly away at his residence in Fortune, Thursday, February 14, 2008, Basil Collier of Fortune in his 64th year. Predeceased by parents George and Janie Collier. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Millie, son Dwayne (Christine) of Fort McMurray, Alberta, daughter Linda (Boyce) of Fortune, sister Doris Hynes of Holyrood, brothers Bo (Diane) Collier of Fortune and Barry (Jean) Collier of Winnipeg; grandchildren Deidre and Blake; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place at Fortune United Church Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2:30 p.m. Cremation followed. In Basil's memory donations may be made to The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 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

EDWARDS, Almeta Mary
(January 20, 1934 - February 27, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Wednesday February 27, 2008 Almeta Mary Edwards of Lawn in her 74th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Peter, brother Harold and sister Elizabeth. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Tobin of St. Lawrence; 5 grandchildren Graham Jr., Ryan, Gary John, (sic) Mitchell, and Kelsey; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Cremation followed with interment of ashes to take place at a later date. In Almeta's memory donations may be made to The Edwards Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

FARRELL, Susan Mary
(May 29, 1921 - February 6, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Wednesday, February 6, 2008, Susan Mary Farrell of St. Lawrence in her 86th year. Predeceased by husband Aubrey and son Noel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Reg (Angela) of St. John's, Carl of St. Lawrence, Keith (Cynthia) of St. Lawrence and Aubrey Michael (Wanda) of St. Lawrence; daughters Lois (Bob) Palmer of England and Marlene (Larry) Shaffer of Montreal; sisters Melita (Leand) Mayo and Florence Lavetsky; sisters-in-law Debbie Pike and Mrgaret Pike; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, St. Lawrence Saturday, February 9th at 10 am. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Susan's memory donations may be made to The Canadian National Institute for the Blind. 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

HELPERT, Winifred Marie
(Aug. 25, 1921 - Feb. 16, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Placentia Health Care Centre Saturday, February 16, 2008, Winifred Marie Helpert of Gateway Residence in Dunville, formerly of Parker's Cove and Burin, in her 86th year. Predeceased by husband Anthony and brother James. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters Rita (Jack) Vanic of Bethlehem, PA; Theresa (John) Shivok of Bethlehem, PA; Marie (Tom) Coady of Toronto, ON; Veronica (Richard) of Maine and Nora (Mike) Cormier of Maine; sisters Nora (Ron) Kelly, Hannah Gaulton, Mary Foss and Bridget McCarthy; uncle Leonard Smith of Parker's Cove; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Wednesday, February 20th at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Salt Pond, Burin. In Winifred's memory donations may be made to The Placentia Health Care Centre. 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

HILLIER, Rita Grace
(Nov. 8, 1915 - Feb. 10, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the James Paton Memorial Health Care Centre in Gander Sunday, February 10, 208, Rita Grace Hillier of Fortune in her 92nd year. Predeceased by husband Walter, son Eli and daughter Irene. leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Reuben (Ann) of Gander, Gerald (Mabel) of Toronto, Ontario and Philip (Sandy) of Halifax, Nova Scotia; daughter Evelyn of Toronto; sister Lorraine Hibbs of St. Andrews; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place at White Dove Funeral home in Fortune, Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. Interment followed at the united Church Cemetery in Fortune. 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

POWER, Kevin Patrick
(June 21, 1937 - February 23, 2008)

Passed suddenly away at his home in Marystown on Saturday, February 23, 2008, Kevin Patrick Power of Marystown formerly of Corbin in his 70th year. Predeceased by mother Grace, father John, sister Christina and brother John. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Elizabeth; sons Robert (Adam) of Marystown, Frank (Mildred) of St. John's, Wayne (Wendy) of Garnish, Ken (Darlene) of Calgary, AB, Gary (Jan) of Labrador City and Perry (Helen) of Garnish; daughters Ethel (Jordan) Keeping, and Jackie (Dennis) Francis of Marystown; sister Anne Hollett of Burin; brothers Howard (Madonna) of O'Donnel's, Eugene (Joan) of Burin, Leonard (Catherine) of Burin, and Gordon (Polly) of Epworth; 13 grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Tuesday February 26 at 10:30 am. Interment followed at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Kevin's memory donations may be made to The Power Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home "Helping Families Through Life" www.whitedove.ca

POWER, Philip M.
(Sept. 3, 1940 - Feb. 12, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at his residence in Marystown, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, Philip M. Power of Petite Forte in his 67th year. Predeceased by parents Beatrice and Philip Power, sister Clara Browne and brother Thomas Power. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Mary; sons Thomas (Charmaine) of Baine Harbour and Philip (Lucy) of Marystown; daughters Glenda (John) Pevie of Rushoon, Kimberly (Paul) Harvey of St. John's and Annie Power (Gord Pevie) of Rushoon; sisters Mary Traverse of Placentia and Gertrude Pearson of Petite Forte; grandchildren Jonathan, Chelsa and Brodey; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at the Roman Catholic church, Petite Forte, Friday, Feb. 15 at 11 am. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Petite Forte. IN Philip's memory donations may be made to The Power Family. 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

ROGERS, Lydia Joyce
(Aug. 22, 1936 - Feb. 13, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Centre Wednesday, February 13, 2008, Lydia Joyce Rogers of Little Bay East in her 71st year. predeceased by parents June and Charlie Norris; brothers Wilfred and Elmore. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories a very special friend Thomas O'Brien; sons Lawrence (Lucy) Norris, John (Daphne), Albert (Margaret), all of Little Bay East, Dean (Elaine) of Montreal and James of Edmonton; daughters Jane Burry of St. John's, Darlene (Cecil) Clarke and Judy (David) Hawkins, both of Little Bay East; brothers Cyril Norris of Alberta, Charles (Marie) Norris of St. John's and Winston (Micky) Norris of Ontario; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Service took place at Salem United Church in Little Bay East Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 pm. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Little Bay East. In Lydia's memory donations may be made to The Rogers Family.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

SLANEY, Lucy
(Aug. 10, 1918 - Feb. 19, 2008)

Passed peacefully away at the Hoyles Escasoni Complex Tuesday, February 19, 2008, Lucy Slaney of St. John's, formerly of St. Lawrence in her 89th year. Predeceased by husband Richard (1971), son-in-law John Shea (1992), brothers Dennis Power and Mathew Power and sister Elizabeth Molloy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories son Hugh (Philomena) of St. Philips; daughters Bride Shea of St. John's, Rose Slaney of St. John's, Imelda (Doug) Janes of St. John's, Selina (Jim) Andrews of St. Philips, Theresa (Dave) Kendall of St. John's, Bernice (Jim) Molloy of Outer Cove and Elaine (Paul) Ludlow of St. John's; brother Lawrence (Mary) Power of Epworth; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church Friday, February 22 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at the Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery. In Lucy's memory donations may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church or wake chapel. 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

SLANEY, Mary B.
(December 21, 1949 - February 3, 2008)

Passed suddenly away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre Sunday, February 3, 2008, Mary B. Slaney of St. Lawrence in her 58th year. Predeceased by brother Leo, father Leo and mother Hannah. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Joe; sons Scott (Angela) of Calgary, Alberta and Wayne (Nadine) of St. John's; daughter Bernadette (Fred) Simonis of Harrow, Ontario; sisters Nora (Michael) Connelly, Donna Gaulton,Theresa (Gary) Tucker and Debbie (Tony) March; brothers William (Joan) Barry, Jim (Christine) Barry, Gerard (Audrey) Barry and Tom Barry; grandchildren Samantha, Ryan, Jonathan, Joseph, Connor, Ben and Brendan; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic church, St. Lawrence, Thursday, February 7th at 11 am. Cremation followed. In Mary's memory donations may be made to the Slaney Family. 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

WALTERS, Edith Blanche
(November 9, 1934 - February 9, 2008)

Passed suddenly away at her residence, Boat Harbour on Saturday, February 9, 2008, Edith Blanche Walters of Boat Harbour 73 years old. Leaving to mourn husband Charles; sons Body (Madeline) of St. John's, Winston (Carolyn) of Strathmore, AB; Rodney (Gary) of Linden, AB and Harvey (Hazel) of Boat Harbour; daughters Audrey (Wade) of Strathmore, AB; Karen (Vance) of Strathmore, AB; Elaine (Brian) of Baine Harbour, Yvonne (Harvey) of Boat Harbour; grandchildren Kelly (Lionel), Scott, Robert (Melanie), Gail (Pius) Coady, Matthew, Eddie, Rosanne (Corey), Chrissy (Stewart), Waylon, Darby, Katie, Linda, Jason (Krista), Jeremy, Jackie (Michael); great-grandchildren Brady, Rieley, Kira, Jessica, Tara, Ian, Amber, Parker, Jordan, Jonathan and Jayden; sisters Beatrice Dunn of St. Jon's, Winifred Smith of Brookside, Grace Lockyer (Earl) of Boat Harbour, Brenda Dicks (William) of Baine Harbour; brothers Calvin Smith (Diana) of Brookside, Onslow Smith (Margaret) of Brookside and Clifford Smith (Noreen) of Brookside plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predecesed by sisters Lillian Dean; brothers Eric Smith,Garland Smith and Thomas Smith. Rev. Ken Abbott officiated funeral service at Transfiguration Anglican Church, Boat Harbour on Tuesday, February 13, 2008 with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Boat Harbour. Pallbearers were Stewart Smith, Carol Smith,Corey Whittle, Pius Murphy, Robert Smith, Keith Smith, Winston Walters and Toby Smith. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. To offer online condolences please visit www.serenityfh.com   "WE CARE."
"A wife, A mother, A grandmother, She lived a long and wonder life, She will be dearly missed by all who knew her."

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

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

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