Carbonear NL Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Silas BarrowTuesday, May 9, 2017
Bride and son Russell. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his sons; Ron (Carol) of Grand Falls-Windsor and Butch (Valerie) of Mount Pearl, daughters; Sandra (Gordon) of Carbonear and Vicky (Brian) of Canmore, Alberta. Also leaving to mourn is his sister Louise Byrne, 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; good friend Mike O’Reilly, as well as many nieces and nephews along with many loyal friends and customers. Rev. Kim Waite will conduct the funeral service at the Memorial United Church on May 5th, 2017, assisted by Guest Clergy Rev. Wilson Gonese. Interment will be at the Interfaith Cemetery. Pallbearers are Geoffrey Barrow, Jonathan Barrow, Neal Saunders, Jennifer Dawe, Butch Pinsent, and Joe McDonald. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Michael Goodyear of Central Funeral Homes. Flowers gratefully received or donations may be made to the Memorial United Church. Reception to follow at Masonic Lodge, 25 Memorial Avenue Grand Falls-Windsor.
Family, friends, business partners say goodbye to Ches - The TelegramFriday, February 17, 2017
Ches,” as he preferred, was the eldest of 12 children, born in Carbonear. He was a banker who became a businessman, then a businessman who started and failed … and started again. He continually sought business opportunities and, through some key successes over a long-but-lucrative road, became the famous name who stood at the head of more than 3,000 workers: Ches Penney, founder and chairman of the Penney Group of Companies.“He passed away at home. And we had very much a private time with him and he was well surrounded by those who love him,” said his daughter, Gail Penney, also Penney Group president, speaking with The Telegram Friday.She said her father suffered a head injury in a fall about 17 months ago, and the brain injury he suffered factored in his death.“All of the family are brokenhearted. Each person has their own relationship with him. He was a supporter of us all,” she said.Penney had nine children of his own and a stepson.“As a Dad, he encouraged us to be strong, he was very transparent, honest, he spoke his mind, he expected us to d...
Muriel LockeSaturday, October 29, 2016
Passed away at Carbonear Long Term Care Facility on October 23, 2016, age 82 yrs. Predeceased by her husband Walter, grandson Patty Kearsey and daughter-in-law Bonnie. Leaving to mourn are her children Karen (Doug), Barb, Harold, Annette (Chris), Scott (Gayle), Kelli (Marc), 8 grandchildren, Joanne, Kimberley, Christopher, Lisa, Sam, Sarah, Tyler and Alyssa, 4 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Kennedy, Jayden and Hayley, one sister Elsie Madden, brother-in-law and very good friends, Hubert and Marguerite Locke, sisters –in-law, Ruby (Charles), Bernice (Bruce), Elizabeth (William), Edna (William), and nieces, nephews , relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or funeral service. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca...
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?)...