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The Southern Gazette
Obituaries - May 2007

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

It is published every Tuesday in Marystown.

 

BOLT, Mary Anne
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Sunday, May 13, 2007, Mary Anne Bolt of Grand le Pierre in her 85th year. Predeceased by husband John Thomas. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Andrew (Jessie) and Mark (Veronica), both of Grand le Pierre and David (Ann) of Terrenceville; daughters Dinah (Charles Hickey), Harriet Evans and Whilomena (Gilbert) Evans, all of Grand le Pierre; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral service took place from St. Thomas Anglican Church in Grand le Pierre Wednesday, May 16. Interment followed at the Anglican Cemetery in Grand le Pierre. In her memory donations may be made to the Bolt Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. www.whitedove.ca

BROCKERVILLE, Brandon Alonzo
Passed suddenly away at Lawn Wednesday, May 9 2007, Brandon Alonzo Brockerville of Lawn, formerly of Marystown in his 14th year. Predeceased by his brother Wesley, grandparents Emmanuel and Beatrice Brockerville and his uncle Alonzo Brockerville. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories mom Nicole and dad Guy, brothers Brett and Wesley, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown, Monday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. Interment followed at Holy Name of Jesus roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn. In his memory donations may be made to The Brockerville Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.

CLARKE, Mary Frances (Fannie)
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre Friday, May 4,2007, Mary Frances (Fannie) Clarke of English Harbour East in her 87th year. Predeceased by husband Celestine and granddaughter Maureen Frances. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Peter (Ruby) of English Harbour East and Carl (Carol) of Cold Brook, Nova Scotia; daughter Jessie (Roy) of English Harbour East; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in English Harbour East Tuesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in English Harbour East. In her memory donations may be made to St. Anne's Roman Catholic church in English Harbour East. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.

DIMMER, Mary Elizabeth
(June 5, 1920 - May 23, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Mary Elizabeth Dimmer of Burin Bay Arm in her 86th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: sons Kenneth and wife Irene of St. John's and Henry and wife Theresa of Dartmouth, N.S.; daughters Genevieve and friend Lloyd Mayo of Burin Bay Arm, Joan and husband Gordon Doody of Burin Bay Arm and Bernice and husband Randy Cooper of Corner Brook; daughter-in-law Patricia Dimmer of Burin Bay Arm; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters Bernice and husband Albert Dimmer of Florida and Genevieve and husband Rickie Riquelmy of Virginia; brothers Joe Walsh of Jerseyside, Vince Walsh and wife Ann of Dunville and Anthony Walsh of Marystown; special friends Emily Brown of Salt Pond and Sheila Pardy of Alberta; plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by husband Henry, son Hugo, son-in-law Philip Murphy, parents Anthony and Mary Ellen Walsh and brothers Ignatius and Lawrence Walsh. Father Theodore O'Connor officiated funeral mass on May 26, 2007 from St. Patrick's Parish Church,Burin with interment following at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pallbearers were John Dimmer, Leo Antle, Kenneth Walsh, Ernest Kavanagh, Jamie Russell and Bill Murphy. Crossbearer was Jordan Spencer. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE" To offer your online condolences or to sign the guest memorial book, please visit www.serenityfh.com

DRAKE, Bibiana Tobin
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre May 23, 2007, Bibiana Tobin Drake of St. Lawrence, formerly of Lawn in her 84th year. Predeceased by her husbands Samuel and Thomas. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sons Samuel (Sue) of St. Lawrence, Eric (Pam) of St. Lawrence and Adrian (Patricia) of St. John, NB; daughters Dorothy (Ronald) Aylward of Marystown and Joyce (Guy) Edwards of Marystown; sisters Ellen Wagner, Lydia (David) Drake and Winnifred Tarrant; brothers Norman (Edith) Tarrant, Vincent (Patricia) Tarrant, Alfred (Catherine) Tarrant and Benjamin Tarrant, 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on Saturday, May 26. interment followed at Mt. Cecilia Cemetery in St. Lawrence. In her memory donations may be made to the Mt. Cecilia Cemetery Fund or flowers are gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. www.whitedove.ca

HANDRIGAN; Stanley D.
(August 24, 1909 - May 14, 2007)

passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Monday, May 14, 2007, Stanley D. Handrigan of Grand Bank, age 97 years. Predeceased by son Lloyd; parents George and Celestina Handrigan; sister Mary; brothers Leslie and Jim; and son-in-law Major Harold Duffett. He leave to mourn: wife Janet; 6 daughters: Sheila (Albert), Melva, Georgie (Andy), Betty (Walt), Kay (Grace), Wayne (Myrna), Jim (Sheila); 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren: 2 brothers-in-law William and Tom (Carol); 4 sisters-in-law Eleanor, Joyce, Florence and Virginia; and also a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from the Salvation Army Citadel, Grand Bank at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, May 17th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by the Salvation Army Band. Donations in his 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."

HAYDEN, Lucy
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on May 16, 2007, Lucy Hayden of Marystown in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husbands Jerry Pittman and Frank Hayden, brothers Alphonsus, Jack, Roderick and Joseph and sister Theresa Hulsey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her son Raymond (Rhonda) Pittman of Marystown; daughters Mary (Kevin) Walsh of Marystown and Rita (Andy) Speed of Atlanta, Georgia; sisters Mary Williams of Oklahoma, Ida (George) Franks of Ontario and Madonna Rowlands of St. John's; sister-in-law Vera McCrowe of Placentia; brothers Leonard Rowlands of Jean De Baie; brother-in-law Jim Hayden of Brooklyn, New York, nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Marystown on Saturday, May 19. Interment followed at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery in Marystown. In her memory donations may be made to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation towards the CAT Scan Fund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. www.whitedove.ca

HICKMAN, Caroline W.
(November 22, 1920 - May 1, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at St. Clare's Hospital, St. John's on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 after a short illness, surrounded by her family, Carrie Hickman, age 86 years, formerly of Grand Bank. predeceased by her husband Joshua, sister Triffie Rose, brother Russell Walters. Leaving to mourn daughters Sheila (Lloyd Vivian), Judy (Gerry Gulliver), sons Jack (Joanne) St. John's, Bill (Sheila) Burin Bay Arm; six cherished and loved granddaughters: Nancy and Meighan Gulliver, Karla, Kimberley, Jillian and Becky Hickman; brother Gordon Tibbo, special cousin Julia Barnes, devoted and caring nephew Tom Rose (Maxine); also leaving to mourn other relatives and extended family and dear friends in Grand Bank, her friends, card and bingo buddies at St.George's Court Apartments. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Lewis E. Crewe from Grand Bank United Church at 2 p.m. on May 4, 2007. Interment followed at United Church Cemetery, Grand Bank. Organist was Maxine Rose. Pallbearers were: Jack Hickman, Bill Hickman, Jerry Gulliver, Lloyd Vivian, Rom Rose and Keith Vincent. Honourary pallbearers were granddaughters: Nancy, Kimberley, Meighan, Jillian, Karla and Becky. Donations in her memory may be made to Grand Bank United Church Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank: "Where Dedicated People Care."

LAVHEY, Mary Alice
Passed peacefully away at her home in Terrenceville, Thursday, May 10, 2007, Mary Alice Lavhey in her 74th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband John Lavhey; sons George (Shirley), Ches (Eileen), James (Vera), John (Mary), Leo and Kenneth (Yolanda) all of Terrenceville; daughters Carol-Ann (David) Clarke of Terrenceville, Ruby (Rick) of Halifax and Hanna (Tony) of St. Shott's; sisters Bridget Clarke, Dorothy (Roy) Simms, Irene and Elizabeth; brothers Johnny and Raymond; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Terrenceville Sunday, May 13. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Terrenceville. In her memory donations may be made to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church or flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Home. www.whitedove.ca

LOUGHLIN, Arleigh
(January 19, 1944 - May 28, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Arleigh Loughlin of Burin in his 63rd year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories: wife Joan; son Arthur Wamback and wife Linda of Grimsby, Ontario; daughters Rosalind and husband Ross Butler of Winterland, Joanne and husband Geoff Jackman of Winterland and Karen of Topsail; 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; sisters Phoebe and husband John Gover and Joyce and husband Terry Moulton; brothers John and wife Winnie, Clyde and wife Peggy and Charlie and wife Regina plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by parents John and Addie Loughlin. Rev. Susan White officiated funeral service on May 31, 2007 from Zion United Church, Collins Cove with interment to follow at Grace United Cemetery, Winterland. Pallbearers were Clyde Loughlin,Charlie Loughlin, John Loughlin, John Gover, Terry Moulton and Perry Loughlin. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral home, Burin. "WE CARE." To offer your online condolences or to sign the guest memorial book, please visit www.serenityfh.com

MILLER, Cyril
Passed suddenly away at his home in Rushoon Monday, May 21, 2007, Cyril Miller Sr. of Rushoon in his 74th year. Predeceased by father Jerome, and brothers Gordon and Alphonsus. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories wife Shirley; mother Emma Miller; sons Cyril (Lisa) of Torbay, Glen (Cheryl) of Hanover, Ontario, Keith (Corinna) of Mount Pearl and Kevin (Wendy) of Kelligrews; daughters Tina (Joe) Snodgrass of Destin, Florida and Jennifer (Terry) Keating of Torbay; sisters Ronnie (Clem) Penny, Loretta (Aloysius) Vaters and Mary (Joe) Whiffen; brothers John (Gertie), Wayne and Jerry (Betty), sister-in-law Alice Miller, eleven grandchildren and one step-granddaughter, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place from Christ The King Roman Catholic Church in Rushoon Thursday, May 24th. Interment followed at the Christ The King Roman Catholic Cemetery in Rushoon. In his memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or flowers gratefully accepted.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.www.whitedove.ca

MILLER, Winnie
January 12, 1942 - May 29, 2007

Passed peacefully away at her residence on May 29, 2007 Winnie Miller of Garnish in her 65th year. Predeceased by sisters Lucy Day of Garnish, Jean Bond of Grand Bank and Maisy Miller of Portugal Cove. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Walter; daughters Effie Miller of Garnish, Pauline Walters and husband Terry of Garnish and Karen Miller and friend Colin Hanham of Garnish; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Pauline Montgery of Texas plus a large circle of other family and friends. Funeral Service was officiated by Captain Trina Richards from Salvation Army Citadel, Garnish on June 2nd with interment following at Salvation Army Cemetery, Garnish. Pallbearers were Terry Walters, Earl Grandy, Donald Grandy, Colin Hanham, Lawrence Hanham and Wilfred Evans. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "WE CARE." To offer your online condolences or to sign the guest memorial book, please visit www.serenithyfh.com

MULLINS, Allister John Frazer
(February 8, 1928 - May 15, 2007)

Passed peacefully away at the Blue Crest Interfaith Home, Grand Bank on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, Allister John Frazer Mullins of Grand Bank, age 79 years. Predeceased by parents Charles and Bridget Phenelle Mullins; wife Verna and sister Jean. He leaves to mourn: daughter Elaine Ellis (Steve) at Birmingham, England; son Frazer (Anita) at Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia; 4 grandsons Adam, Joel, Graeme and Lee; sister Millie Loder (Leonard) at Grand Bank; also a circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service was conducted by Majors Frank and Rita Pittman from Warren's Funeral home, Grand Bank at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 18th. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank. Music was provided by Tom Cumben. Pallbearers were: Adam Mullins, Graeme Mullins, Joel Mullins, Leonard Loder, Eli Matthews and Fergie McGrath. Donations in his 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."

MURPHY, Ignatius Jerome
Passed suddenly away at St. John's, Monday, May 7, 2007, Ignatius Jerome Murphy of Spanish Room in his 60th year. Predeceased by daughter Allison, brother John and sister Monica. Leaving to mourn wife Violet; sons Darren (Deanne) of St. John's, Dion (Kimberley) of Ontario and Damian (Michelle) of St. John's; sisters Margaret and Elizabeth (Bart); brothers Edward (Thelma), Matthew (Marion), James (Priscilla), Thomas (Velma), Phonse (Margaret) and Eugene; four grandchildren - Evan, Olivia, Braeden and Leah, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown Friday, May 11, at 1 p.m. Interment followed at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spanish Room. In his memory donations may be made to the Murphy Family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes.

PERHAM, Elizabeth
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Monday, May 14, 2007, Elizabeth Perham of Fortune in her 94th year. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories husband Merrill; sons Norman (Joan) of Corner Brook and Verd (Lynn) of Fortune; daughters Florence (Frank) of Fortune, Bertha (Stan) of St. John's and Sheila (Jordan) of Fortune; grandchildren Monty, Paula, Steven, Sherry, Danny, Trevor, Tatum, Rodney and April; seven great-grandchildren plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. Funeral service took place from the Salvation Army Citadel in Fortune Thursday, May 17. Interment followed at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Fortune. Flowers gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. www.whitedove.ca

SLANEY, David
Passed peacefully away at the U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre Monday, May 28, 2007, David Slaney (of Thomas) from St. Lawrence in his 81st year. Predeceased by mother Mary Agnes Slaney, father Thomas Slaney, brothers Lawrence, George and John, nephew Jimmy and sister Isabel. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories sister Annie Dawn (Michael) of Placentia, brother Robert (Julia) of St. Lawrence, many nieces and nephews; special friends Carmel Howlett and Sadie Rennie of St. Lawrence; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral mass took place from St. Thomas Aquinas Church Wednesday, May 20th at 3 p.m. Interment followed at Mount Cecilia Cemetery. In David's memory flowers were gratefully accepted. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral home. www.whitedove.ca

SLANEY, Leo Frances
Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on May 20, 2007, Leo Frances Slaney of Spanish Room in his 77th year. Predeceased by wife Louisa, brothers Frank, Mike, Pat and Robert and sisters Marie and Ester. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories daughters Jackie (Larry) Mullett of Burin and Leona (Jason) Ryder of Halifax; brothers Hughie (Monica) of Spanish Room and Terrence (Catherine) of Halifax, four grandchildren Behann, Larry, Michael and Veronica; two great-grandchildren Emma and Noel, plus a large circle of relatives and friends. Funeral Mass took place at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Marystown on Thursday, May 24. Interment followed at the St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Cemetery in Spanish Room. In his memory donations are accepted and will go to a charity of the family's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of White Dove Funeral Homes. www.whitedove.ca

 

 

Page contributed by Harold Grandy

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

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