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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - June 2004

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

ABBOTT, Frank
April 28, 1939 - June 11, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on June 11, 2004 Frank Abbott of Port au Bras, in his 65th. year. Predeceased by parents Ernest and Annie Abbott. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Elizabeth; sons Bill and Brian of Port au Bras; daughters Margaret (Tony Clarke) of Port au Bras, Sheila (Ernest Lockyer) of Collin's Cove, Shirley (Gord Marks) of Fortune; 6 grandchildren, brothers George (Doreen), Cyril (Sheila), Joe (Beatrice), Ernest (Lillian), Calvin (Juanita), Jim (Daisy) and Gary; sisters Alma (John Trowbridge), Florence (Bob Trowbridge), Gertrude Cross, Irene (Trevor Smith), Marie (Albert Skinner), Mary (George Abbott) and Goldie (Jim Farewell), plus a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral service was officiated by Rev. Charlie Harris on June 15th from St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Port au Bras, with interment following at Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Gone But Not Forgotten."
Date posted: 06/22/04

BRENNAN, Albert
Passed peacefully away June 14, 2004 at the Blue Crest Home, Grand Bank, Albert Brennan of Marystown. He was 82 years old. Left to mourn his loving wife Margaret, sons Tom (wife Debbie) of Halifax, Nicholas of St. John's, Joseph (wife Sandra) of Gambo, daughter Judy (Derrick) of Marystown. Also leaving to mourn are sister Mary Pike of Marystown, sisters-in-law Theresa Young of Stephenville, Annie Brennan of Marystown, brother Ignatious Brennan (wife Mamie) of Marystown, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted funeral Mass at Sacred heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown Thursday, June 17 with interment at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Leo Brennan, Terry Brennan, Joe Keating, Derrick Beck, Eddie Brennan and Jim Brennan. Cross bearer was Billy Chapman.
Date posted: 06/22/04

BROWN, Frances
Nov. 24, 1935 - June 2, 2004

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on June 2, 2004 Frances Brown of Burin Bay Arm in her 68th year. Predeceased by sisters Alice, Hester and Gladys and brother Jimmy. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Clyde; sons Randy (Diane) of Jean de Baie and Gary (Debbie) of Fort Nelson, BC; daughters Jean (Bill) of Fort Nelson, BC and Elaine (Jeff) of St. Lazare, Quebec; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters Winnie, Greta and Flora, plus a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Susan White officiated funeral service from Zion United Church, Collin's Cove on June 5th with interment following at UC Cemetery, Collin's Cove. Pallbearers were Jimmy Mayo, Clyde Rose, Gordon Smith, Art Hiscock, Calvin Paul and Carl Paul. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"She Touched Everyone With Love and Kindness."
Date posted: 06/08/04

BUFFETT, Roy
Passed peacefully away at the Connaigre Peninsula Health Care Centre, Harbour Breton on Thursday, June 3, 2004, with his family at his side, Mr. Roy Buffett, age 56 years of Harbour Breton, formerly of Grole. Leaving to mourn his loving family: wife, Ada; two sons, Eric (wife Tracey) and Stephen of Harbour Breton; his mother, Mrs. Dorothy Buffett; and mother-in-law, Mrs. Effie Wells both of Harbour Breton: one brother, Lewis (wife, Coleen) of Kilbride; and two sisters, Mary (Mrs. Gordon Vallis) and Mrs. Maude Skinner all of Harbour Breton; plus a number of other relatives and many friends. Predeceased by his brother, Samuel; father-in-law, John Wells; brothers-in-law, Eric Wells and Samuel Skinner. Funeral service was held on Sunday, June 6 at 2 p.m. from St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Harbour Breton with Bishop Edward Marsh and Rev. Neal Buffett officiating. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Breton. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Spencer's Funeral Home.
Date posted: 06/15/04

COLE, Isaiah
Passed peacefully away at Central West Health Care Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor on May 28, 2004, Isaiah Cole, formerly of Elliston, Bonavista Bay in his 89th year. Predeceased by wife Gertrude, brother Horatio and sisters Emmeline and Dora. Leaving to mourn brother Rev. Ray Cole (wife Shirley) of Grand Falls-Windsor, special niece Georgie, brother-in-law George Baker and wife Hazel of Epworth, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Jean Lane at Epworth United Church in Epworth on May 31, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at United Church Cemetery in Epworth, NL In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Epworth United Church. Pallbearers were Leroy Baker, Lloyd Smith, Paul Hollett, William Paul, Walton Manning and Chesley Kirby. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
Date posted: 06/08/04

CORNISH, Charles Melvin
Passed away suddenly at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Friday, June 11, 2004, Charles Melvin Cornish, formerly of Grand Bank. He was 63 years old. Predeceased by parents Thomas and Dinah Cornish, daughter Kathleen Lynn, brothers Tom and Edwin. Left to mourn are daughters Dianne (Terry) of Cambridge, Ont., Glenda (George) of Calgary, AB., Ann Marie of Calgary, AB., Rochelle (Mark) Cambridge, Ont., sons George (Kimberley), Niagara On The Lake, Dennis of Calgary, Charles at Carbonear. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Mary Hillier (Bert) Cormack, Harriet Follett, Grand Bank, brother Jim Cornish (Donna) at Barrie Ont., 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Majors Frank and Rita Pittman conducted funeral service from Salvation Army, Grand Bank on Wednesday, June 16 at 2 p.m. with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music provided by David Noseworthy. Soloist was Hennrietta Hillier. Pallbearers were Clyde Murphy, Eli Matthews, Lloyd Downey, Arnold Kerfont, Donie Gollam, Onslow Hillier. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 06/22/04

CRANT, Harold
Passed peacefully away June 2, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Harold Crant of Lawn. He was 76 years old. Predeceased by wife Maude and sister Elizabeth Follett. Left to mourn are son Brian (wife Rhoda) of Lawn; two grandchildren Megan and Adam. Also leaving to mourn sister Almeta Edwards of Lawn, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Albert Sterzer conducted funeral Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lawn, Saturday, June 5 with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Sam Follett, Noel Follett, James Bennett, Junior Haley, Keith Drake, and Joe Teletchea. Cross bearer was Edward Slaney
Date posted: 06/08/04

DUNNE, Claude J.
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, June 14, 2004, Claude J. Dunne of Fortune. He was 87 years old. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Mary Dunne, daughters Marjorie and Shelia, son Calvin, sisters Nellie Harvey, Susie Driscoll, Jane Froster, Charlotte Crews, Theresa Crews, Georgina Stacey and Josephine Baker, brothers John and Benjamin. Left to mourn are wife Susanna, children Minnie Monster (Charl) of Fortune, Jane Crews (Carl) at Fortune, Jim (Audrey) at Fortune, Claude Jr. (Linda) at Conception Bay South, Kay Mavin (Phil) at Fortune and David (Darlene) at Conception Bay South, Kay Mavin (Phil) at Fortune and David (Darlene) at Airdrie, Alberta, 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, sister Elizabeth Stacey at Fortune and a large circle of other relatives and friends. The funeral service was conducted by Majors Fred and Winnie Randell on Thurs., June 17 at 2 p.m. at Salvation Army, Fortune with interment following at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. Music was provided by David Noftall and Howard Barrett. Pallbearers were Derrick Dunne, Daryl Dunne, Christopher Mavin, Michael Burt, Steven Hillier and Brian Smith. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank. "Where dedicated people care."
Date posted: 06/22/04

FARRELL, John Joe
Passed away peacefully June 6, 2004 at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, John Joe Farrell of Little Bay. He was 74 years old. Predeceased by brothers Randolph and Ernest, sister Alice, mother Martha and father William. Left to mourn are sisters Clotilda Murphy and Florence Farrell; brothers Cyril and Fergus; and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted Mass at Sacred heart Roman Catholic church, Marystown Tuesday, June 8 with interment at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Little Bay. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were Bill Murphy, Gordon Farrell, Brian Farrell, Tod Farrell, Bill Farrell and Neil Farrell. Crossbearer was Joe Kennedy.
Date posted: 06/15/04

HILLIER, George
Passed peacefully away May 24, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, George Hillier of Fortune. He was 78 years old. Left to mourn are companion and friend Ruby Murphy, and a large circle of relatives and friends. Sister Maureen conducted Funeral Mass Wednesday, May 26 from White Dove Funeral Home, Fortune. Pallbearers were Harold Thornhill, Cecil Caines, John Walsh, Lester Cake, Wayne Cake and Howard Lake. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune.
Date posted: 06/01/04

HYNES, Harold
Passed away suddenly at his home in Grand Le Pierre on May 24, 2004 Harold Hynes of Grand Le Pierre in his 50th year. Predeceased by Father, Humbert. Brothers - Thomas and Ralph. Leaving to mourn wife Marilyn, Brothers: Joseph (wife Mary) of Labrador City; Peter (wife Catherine) of Labrador City; David (wife Bernadette) of Labrador City, Ronald (wife Doreen) of Labrador City, Wade (wife Deidre) of Bedford, NS; John (wife Viola) of St. Bernards; Kirk of Paradise. Sisters Bernetta (husband Vocker Krauklis) of Jacques Fountaine; Hazel Hynes (Don French) of St. John's; Madonna (husband Derm Gaulton) of Ft. McMurray; Kim Hynes (Tony Rogers) of Marystown; Nadine (husband Tony Doody) of Paradise. Mother - Martha Hynes, Paradise. Father and Mother-in-law - George and Irene Fizzard, Grand Le Pierre. Sisters-in-law - Sandra (husband Thomas Coombs) Labrador City; Roxanne Fizzard (Vincent Hancock); Patricia Fizzard of Ontario; Donna Fizzard of Grand Le Pierre. Brothers-in-law - Eric of Labrador City; Michael (wife Neta) of Grand Le Pierre; Roger (wife Marlene) of Grand Le Pierre; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Father Jeff Kolonel at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in St. Bernards on May 28th at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernards. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of choice, Pallbearers were Wade Hynes, John Hynes, Tom Krauklis, Roger Fizzard, Lucas Fizzard, Tom Coombs. Cross bearer - Tony Doody. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Geoff Lomond of Peninsula Funeral Home Ltd., Creston South.
Date posted: 06/01/04

KENWAY, Cory
April 19, 1987 - May 28, 2004*

Passed suddenly away at Rushoon on May 28, 2004 Cory Kenway of Baine Harbour in his 17th year. Predeceased by grandparents Isaac and Beulah Kenway and grandfather William Butler. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories parents Randy and Julie Kenway; grandmother Amy Butler; sister Jilliane; brother Todd (Trudy) and a large circle of other family and friends. Rev. Oscar Elms officiated funeral service on June 1st from St. Mark's Anglican Church, Baine Harbour with interment following at United Cemetery, Baine Harbour. Pallbearers were Stephen Butler, Christopher Keating, John Clarke, Andrew Kenway, Shane King, Johnny Power. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE."
"Too Well Loved To Ever Be Forgotten"
*This article appeared in The Southern Gazette on June 1, 2004
A 17-year-old Baine Harbour youth died in a traffic accident in Rushoon Friday. Corey Kenway was a passenger in a car which was involved in a single vehicle accident around 8:30 p.m. The driver of the car, a 20-year-old former resident of Terrenceville now living in St. John's, and another 16-year-old youth from Rushoon were taken to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre with what were described as non-life threatening injuries. The Burin Peninsula District RCMP and RCMP Traffic Services East investigated the accident.
Date posted: 06/08/04

MOORES, Thomas W.
Passed away June 14, 2004 at Grand Bank Health Care Centre Thomas W. Moores of Fortune. He was 72 years old. Predeceased by brother Russell and sister Jane. Left to mourn his loving wife Martha, son Craig (wife Lisa) of Toronto, daughters Lorena (Albert Stacey), Brenda (husband Don Lake), Tammy (husband Terry Mullins) of Fortune, Trina (husband Greg Slaney) of Goulds, grandchildren Jennifer, Travis, Justin and Terri-Lynn, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Major Randell conducted funeral services at Salvation Army Citadel Fortune, Wednesday, June 16 at 2 p.m. with interment at Salvation Army Cemetery, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune. Pallbearers were Fred White, Aubrey Hillier, Greg Slaney, William Thornhill, Howard Lake and Ray Cuza.
Date posted: 06/22/04

MYLES, Austin
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, May 28, 2004 Austin Myles of Terrenceville. He was 86 years old. Predeceased by wife Mary, brothers John and William, sisters Rita and Selina. left to mourn are sons William (Mary) and Gus (wife Evelina) of Terrenceville; daughters Frances (husband John McCarthy) of Terrenceville, and Roseann (husband John Hickey) of Edmonton, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Jeff Kolonel conducted funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Terrenceville, Monday, May 31 with interment at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Terrenceville. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were William Myles, Gus Myles, Rod McCarthy, Robert Pike, Callistus Tenbroek, and Paul Coombs. Cross bearer was Evelina Myles.
Date posted: 06/08/04

SYNARD, Alphonsus
Passed peacefully away May 21, 2004 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Alphonsus Synard of Parker's Cove. He was 85 years old. Predeceased by wife Mercedes, daughter Florence, grandchildren Michelle and Roxanne. Left to mourn are his loving wife Sheila; sons Jim (Marcella), John (Doris), Jerome (Jean), all of St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine and Mike (Rita) of Terrenceville; daughters Lucy (husband Clar) of St. John's, Sheila (husband Max) of St. Bernard's, Anita (husband Blaine) of St. John's, Alice (husband Andy) of Parker's Cove, Laura (husband Brad) of Boat Harbour, Regina (husband Tom) of Little Bay, Valerie (husband Ken) of Kanata and Bernice (husband Earl) of Little Bay East. Also leaving to mourn sister Kate Lundrigan, 37 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Father Charlie Kelly conducted Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Parker's Cove Tuesday, May 25. interment was at Roman Catholic Cemetery, Parker's Cove. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Marystown. Pallbearers were John Synard Jr., Michael Synard Jr., David Whittle, Mark Lundrigan, Jerome Synard Jr., Clarence Pardy Jr., Jason Denty, Jimmy Whittle and Dwayne Whittle. Cross bearer was Andy Lundrigan.
Date posted: 06/01/04

TULK, Mildred Edith
Passed peacefully away June 15, 2004 at her home in Fortune, Mildred Edith Tulk. She was 73 years old. Predeceased by husband Harvey. Left to mourn are sons Harvey (wife Lynn), Wayne (wife Barb), Glen (wife Marly), Paul (wife Verna), Terry (wife Jan), Tony (wife Jennifer) daughters Dora (husband Edward), Verne (husband Lloyd), Marilyn (husband Reuban), Daphne (husband Larry). Also leaving to mourn one sister Pearl, 21 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of other relatives and friends. Reverend Roy Pollard conducted funeral service at All Saints Anglican Church, Fortune Thursday, June 17 with interment at Anglican Cemetery, Fortune. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes, Fortune. Pallbearers were Harvey Tulk, Wayne Tulk, Paul Tulk, Terry Tulk, Glen Tulk and Tony Tulk.
Date posted: 06/22/04

 

 

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