Burin NL Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Funeral details announced for Jiffy owner Tom Hollett - Grand Falls-Windsor AdvertiserFriday, October 28, 2016
Funeral details have been announced for taxi driver Tom Hollett, who was just 60 when he died in a motorcycle accident Saturday on the Burin Peninsula.
Hollett was on his way to a fund-raising event for autism.
"Tom was a dreamer, creator and a believer in people and it showed. His love of his family, both his children and the taxi industry knew no bounds," the funeral notice for Hollett released this evening said. "He often talked of the people of the Burin Peninsula as his extended family and that truly showed in his interest in his ongoing projects that has made the community what it is today."
Hollett's funeral service will take place 2 p.m. Friday, at Zion United Church, Collin’s Cove,
In the obituary, the family thanked all those who have sent a message of condolence and support in recent days.
Family wants to hear more Tom Hollett stories
Funeral service details for Jiffy cab owner Tom Hollett are coming soon, says taxi driver George Murphy, who has been asked by Hollett’s family to speak for them.
In a note to media, Murphy said the bright spot for the family in the wa...
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?)...
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...