Brigus NL Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Kathleen Rose nee GushueWednesday, August 2, 2017
Passed peacefully away at the Health Science Center, on July 14, 2017, age 64 years of Brigus Junction. Pre deceased by her parents James & Sarah Gushue, husband Charlie,brother Raymond, sister Frances, Grandchildren Brandon , Victoria, friend George Hawco. Left with loving memories her daughter Marie (Dave), Grandchildren, Travis, Amanda, Angelia, brothers, Joe, (Christine), Willie (Marg), Jimmy (Pam), and sister, Mary (Jim), sister-in-law Bernadine, also nieces, nephews and large circle of friends. Visitation in Hickey’s Funeral Home, Holyrood on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2P.M. - 4P.M. and 7 P.M. – 9 P.M. Monday, July 17 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 7P.M. – 9P.M. Funeral Mass in Assumption Church, Avondale on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:30 am. Interment in Assumption Cemetery, Avondale. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donation in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Baccalieu Trail SPCA . To sign the guest book or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca...
Billy MelvinWednesday, February 8, 2017
Kevin Melvin. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his best friend and partner Deanna King (CBS), his brother Dave (Donna) Melvin (Lamanche), sister Esther (Junior) Melvin (Brigus South), nieces Wendy, Lisa, Ashlyn, Courtney, Leah, and nephew Michael. Also a large number of other relatives and friends. Billy was a proud member of the Ironworkers local 764 union where he was a member for the past 41 years. He traveled across this country and throughout the province where he was job steward on many job sites he would always stand up for his brothers and sisters. He was a very proud union ironworker. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Wednesday from 7 pm – 9 pm, Thursday from 10 am – 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 10:30 am from St. Edward’s Church, Kelligrews. Interment in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Kelligrews. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca
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Mother of NL comedian/actor Mark Critch has died - AdvertiserThursday, April 12, 2018
Mark Critch, Newfoundland writer and performer, announced in a tweet Saturday morning that his mother, Mary Critch, 80, died on Thursday.Critch, who is one of the stars CBC’s “This Hour has 22 Minutes” tweeted, “It is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of my mom. She was busting with love and family pride. She had a laugh that you could wrap around yourself like a blanket. Thanks to all who have been asking about her over the past couple of months.”She had a laugh that you could wrap around yourself like a blanket.-Mark CritchShe is survived by sons Michael and Mark, daughter-in-law Kathy; her grandchildren Jacob, Will and Lucy; her sisters Diane, Bertha and brother David. Cremation has taken place. Visitation at Caul’s Funeral Home LeMarchant Road on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Dec. 28 at 9:30 a.m. from St. Teresa’s Church. Inurnment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the O'Brien Farm Foundation.Let's...
Deer Lake town council approves crematorium for Main Street funeral home - The Western StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Ball.The mayor said the town researched the issue and the particular unit Parsons Funeral Home is proposing to use.Newfoundland and Labrador does not have emission standards that are specific to crematoriums, but Ball said every indication was that the emissions from the crematorium unit would easily meet all the existing standards in the province.The funeral home is already in a zone designated as commercial, so no rezoning was required to permit the crematorium.Ball said council understands the sensitive nature of the topic, but believes they made the right decision.“Today’s technology has all the checks and balances needed and we don’t think there is any reason for anyone to be alarmed,” he said.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Protestors want Deer Lake funeral home owner to consider another location for crematorium - The Western StarThursday, April 12, 2018
After the meeting, Mayor Dean Ball said council recognizes the people’s concerns but there is nothing it can do right now as the issue is before the West Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board.Steve Brent and Kayla Critch filed the appeal. The couple lives just one property away from the funeral home and has been vocal in opposing the decision since it was approved.Outside the town office Brent declined to comment and noted they are seeking legal advice before saying any more on the issue.Parsons also declined to comment on the matter until the appeal process is completed.Let's block ads! (Why?)...