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The Southern Gazette Obituaries
March 2011

The Southern Gazette is "An optipress publishing newspaper serving the residents of the Burin Peninsula."
It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BARNES, Arthur
(Born On: 15/11/1929 Passed Away On: 18/03/2011)
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care on Friday, March 18, 2011, Arthur Barnes of Harbour Mille in his 82nd year. Predeceased by father Roy,mother Susie, sister Lucy, and nephew Thomas.Leaving to mourn, Wife Josephine; Son Donald (Ada) of Harbour Mille, Daughters Lucy Rose (Reginald) of Stephenville, Barbara Grimes (Wayne) of Fall River, Nova Scotia; brothers Reginald (Barbara) of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Stanley (Marie) of Clarenville, sister Marion Scott (Cecil) of Harbour Mille, 4 grandchildren: Connie and Steven Barnes, and Glenn and Shawn Rose, 1 great-grandson Jacob Rose.Also 5 Great Great Grandchildren.Funeral service was conducted by Rev.Ken Abbott,& Lay Minister Roy Hillier from St.Mary's Anglican Church Harbour Mille at 2pm on Monday March 21st. Interment followed at the St.Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Mille. Music was provided by Rev.Ken Aboott.Pall Bearers were Len Pike, Carl Dominix,Wade Pardy, Fred Wall, Ches Tibbo, & Leroy Baker. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral Home, Grand Bank.

BUTLER, Bernard
(Born On: 30/08/1917 Passed Away On: 25/03/2011
)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late BERNARD JOSEPH BUTLER of Marystown announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Friday March 25, 2011 at the age of 93. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Sister Geraldine (Alex) Stapleton of Marystown; Brother Cyril (Maude) Butler of Marystown; Nephews Con, Edmund, Bernard, Craig, Keith and Jonathan; Nieces Berni, Kathleen, Lizeta, Denise, Rosalind, Nora, Staci and Kelsi; Long Time Friend Pad Drake; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents John & Mary Butler, Sisters Kathleen Fitzpatrick and Lenora Butler, and Nephews Gerard & Calvin Butler. Funeral Mass took place on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at 11:00am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Inurnment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Bernard's memory, donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation. No flowers by request of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

FORD, Millicent
Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, on Monday, March 14, 2011, Millicent Ford (nee Brake) of Garnish, formerly of Corner Brook, NL, in her 78th year. Leaving to mourn, son Darryl (Gloria), daughter Darlene (Clifford Grandy); granddaughters Diane (Chad Antle), Cheryl (Aaron Andrews); brothers Wilbur (Marge), Jim (Nina), Eric (Dar), Allan (Darlene); sisters Hilda Payne, Mildred (Wallace Shears), Evelyn Gardiner; special friend Jesse Cribb and family; nieces and nephews; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by husband Eric, infant son Eric Jr., parents Sydney & Wilhelmina Brake, brothers Gerald, Aubrey and Max, and sister Una. Rev. Mary Harris conducted the funeral service at the Garnish United Church on Thursday, March 17th, at 2:00 PM, with interment at the United Church Cemetery in Garnish. In lieu of flowers, donations in Millicent's memory may be made to the ALS Society of Canada. Pall bearers were Eric Brake, Wilbur Brake, Gordon Cribb, Claude Cribb, Chad Antle, and Aaron Andrews. To make online condolences, please visit our web site at www.peninsulafuneralhome.ca      Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care of Geoff Lomond, Peninsula Funeral Home, Creston South

HARRIS, Roy
(Born On: 02/09/1935 Passed Away On: 24/03/2011)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ROY VICTOR HARRIS of Jacques Fontaine announces his passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Thursday March 24, 2011 at the age of 75. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Maude of 52 years; Son Victor (Mary Kearley) of Jacques Fontaine; Daughters Gloria (Kelvin) Thorne of Fortune, and Connie (David) Crowley of Fort MacMurray; Sisters Shirley Burry of Toronto and Ruby (Fred) Rose of Fortune; Brother Roland (Carrie) Harris of Brampton, ON.; 2 Grandchildren Christopher and Shantelle; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Parents Thomas & Sarah Jane Harris, Brother Philip and Brother-in-law Gerald Burry. Funeral Service took place on Tuesday March 29, 2011 at 2:00pm from St. Paul's Anglican Church in Jacques Fontaine. Inurnment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Jacques Fontaine. In Roy's memory, donations may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

KELLY, Richard
(Born On: 24/06/1941 Passed Away On: 30/03/2011)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late RICHARD (DICK) JOHN KELLY of Beau Bois announces his passing at his home in Beau Bois on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at the age of 69. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Rose of 34 years; Son Dwayne (Dorothy) of Edmonton; Sister Madge Farrell; Brother Leo (Kay) Kelly; Special Nephew Peter (Madonna) Kelly; Special Great Nephew Tristan Hanrahan; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Parents Peter & Mary Kelly; Brother Edward and Brother-in-law Cosmos Farrell. Funeral Mass took place on Saturday April 2, 2011 at 11:30am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Little Bay. In Richard'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

MALLAY, Howard
(Born On: 15/02/1943 Passed Away On: 18/03/2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late HOWARD MALLAY of Marystown announces his passing at his residence in Marystown on Friday March 18, 2011 at the age of 68. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Jean of 45 years; Sons Michael (Paula) of Marystown, and Howard Jr. of Marystown; Daughters Jo-Anne Mallay Jones (Aaron) of Marystown, and Katrina (Michael) Squires of St. John's; Sisters Annie Brennan, Josephine (Dot) Power, and Geraldine (Dean) Lambe; Brother Leonard Mallay; 8 Grandchildren Christopher, Jeana, David, Luke, Sarah, Maggie, Mccailey, and Keegan; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by his Parents James & Margaret Mallay; Brothers Eli, James & Gerald; and Sisters Josephine & Gladys. Funeral Mass took place on Monday March 21, 2011 at 10:30am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Howard's memory, donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

MATTERFACE, Margaret
(Born On: 16/12/1925 Passed Away On: 27/03/2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARGARET S. MATTERFACE of Boat Harbour announces her passing at The Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Sunday March 27, 2011 at the age of 85. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Husband Gerald of 66 years; Sons Manse (Loretta) of Fortune and Almon (Alice) of Garnish; Daughters Grace (Philip) Smith of Red Harbour, Joan (Fred) Forsey of Fortune, and Mae (Russell) Cake of Fortune; 11 Grandchildren; 14 Great-Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Sons Aubrey and Morley; Sisters Jane and Mary; and Brothers Emmanuel and Edward. Funeral Service took place on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at 2:00pm at the United Church in Boat Harbour. Interment followed at the United Cemetery in Boat Harbour. In Margaret'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

MYLES, Joseph
(Born: 05/11/1923 Passed away: 30/03/2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late JOSEPH MYLES of St. Bernard's announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre in Burin on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at the age of 88. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Mary of 67 years; Sons Rudolph (Doreen), Joseph Jr. (Sharon), Austin (Mary), Tony (Cathy), James (Jackie), Carl (Trudy), and Eugene (Sherry); Daughters Margaret Hynes, Marcella (James) Synard, Maxine Myles, Elizabeth (Glen) Benson, and Nina Myles; Sister Angela Parrott; 24 Grandchildren; 25 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Son-in-law Augustine. Funeral Mass took place on Saturday April 2, 2011 at 2:30pm from Sacred Heart RC Church in St. Bernard's. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in St. Bernard's. In Joseph's memory, donations may be made to Sacred Heart RC Church or the Lung Association or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

ORGAN, Margaret
(Born On: 18/01/1934 Passed Away On: 18/03/2011)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARGARET F. ORGAN of Bay L'Argent announces her passing at The U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre in St. Lawrence on Friday March 18, 2011 at the age of 77. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Husband David of 25 years; Son Paul (Janice) of Burin Bay Arm; Sister Lucy Courchesne of Mississauga, ON; Brothers Russell Pike of Bay L'Argent and Don (Phyllis) Pike of Baine Harbour; 2 Grandchildren David (Janna-Lynn) and Samantha; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by her Parents Wallace & Stella Pike; Brothers Freeman & Arthur; and Sisters Rita. Funeral Service took place on Tuesday March 22, 2011 at 2:00pm from St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. In Margaret`s memory, donations may be made to St. Hilda`s Anglican Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

PIKE, Arthur
(Born On: 19/10/1930 Passed Away On: 17/03/2011)

It is with great sadness that the family of the late ARTHUR PIKE of Bay L'Argent announces his passing at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander on Thursday March 17, 2011 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Lugene; Son Fraser (Jacqueline) Pike of Hammond, ON; Daughter Michelle (Shawn) Eveleigh of Gander; Sister Lucy Courchesne of Mississauga, ON; Brothers Russell Pike of Bay L'Argent and Don (Phyllis) Pike of Baine Harbour; 3 Grandchildren Shane Eveleigh, Kyle Eveleigh and Robyn Pike; 1 Great-Grandchild Desiree Pike; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by his Parents Wallace & Stella Pike; Brother Freeman; and Sisters Rita & Margaret. Funeral Service took place on March 22, 2011 at 2:00pm from St. Hilda's Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Bay L'Argent. In Arthur's memory, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

RENNIE, Dominic
(Born On: 12/02/1953 Passed Away On: 22/03/2011)

Passed away suddenly at his residence in St. Lawrence on March 22nd Dominic Rennie age 58 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Michelle; sons Sheldon and Mark; sisters Sarah Brake (Pat) of St. Lawrence, Martha Bennett of North River, Adele Coady (Mike) of Wabush, Dolores Rennie (Derrick Brown) of Lab City and Winnie Chambers (Cliff) of Vancouver; brother Raymond Rennie of St. John's; mother-in-law Elizabeth Fitzgerald of Belle Island plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Adele and Martin and brother Michael. Father Edward Raj officiated Funeral Mass from St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church, St. Lawrence Friday at 10AM with interment following at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. Pall Bearers were John Lundrigan, Sheldon Rennie, Derrick Brown, Raymond Rennie, Chris Bennett and Gene Banfield. Cross Bearer was Dave Henderson. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

THORNHILL, Mary
(Born On: 13/08/1930 Passed Away On: 25/03/2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late MARY SELINA THORNHILL of Fortune announces her passing at her home in Grand Bank on Friday March 25, 2011 at the age of 80. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Son Bert (Mary) of Corner Brook; Daughters Ruth (Carl) Pope of Grand Bank, Marjorie (Clayton) Welsh of Grand Bank, Henrietta "Net" (Eli) Hillier of Grand Bank, and Eileen Herridge(Charlie) of Hamilton, ON.; Sister Melita Mavin of Fortune; Brother George Price of Grand Bank; 8 Grandchildren; 6 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Husband George. Funeral Service took place on Monday March 28, 2011 at 2:00pm from the United Church in Fortune. Interment followed at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune. In Mary's memory, flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WAKELEY, Albert
(Born On: 06/09/1920 Passed Away On: 26/03/2011)
It is with great sadness that the family of the late ALBERT W. WAKELEY of Marystown announces his passing at his home in Marystown on Saturday March 26, 2011 at the age of 90. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Wife Averil Wakeley of 66 years; Children Bill (Julie) Wakeley, Pauline (Marvin) Grey, Evelyn Wheeler (Kelly), John (Annie) Wakeley, Violet (Max) Fermage, and Isabelle (Jason) Dumeresque; Daughter-in-law Rose; 18 Grandchildren; 23 Great-Grandchildren; plus a large circle of family and friends. Predeceased by Son Leonard. Funeral Service took place on Wednesday March 30, 2011 at 2:00pm from Calvary Pentecostal Church in Creston North. Interment followed at the Pentecostal Cemetery in Creston North. In Albert's memory, donations may be made to the Ronald MacDonald House or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

WALSH, Maude
(Born On: 25/09/1918 Passed Away On: 21/03/2011)
Passed peacefully away at the US Memorial Health Care Centre, surrounded by all of her children, on Monday March 21, 2011, the late MAUDE (ELLEN) WALSH of Marystown at the age of 92. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are Brother Adolph Hartson; Children Lucy Tourout, Marion (Ernest) Mayo, Jerome (Joan) Walsh, Raymond (Betty) Walsh, Dermot Walsh, Phyllis Mayo, and Glenn (Evelyn) Walsh; 10 Grandchildren Gilbert Tourout, Barbara Walsh-Day, Darren Walsh, Deon Walsh, Sheldon Walsh, Shawna Walsh, Natasha (Mayo) Connolly, Stuart Mayo, Andrew Walsh, and Brandon Walsh; 11 Great-Grandchildren Tyler, Joel, Ryan, Colby, Alexa, Cameron, Aiden, Reilly, Ethan, Raydan, and Noah; Cousin Mary Hartson of Salt Pond; plus a large circle of family and friends. Pre-deceased by Husband Douglas, Daughter Margaret, Special Friend Jack Sam Clarke, Brothers Frank and Tom, and Sister Alice Power. Funeral Mass took place on Wednesday March 23, 2011 at 11:00am from Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Marystown. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Marystown. In Maude's memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman's Funeral Homes. "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.wisemansfuneralhomes.ca

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

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

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