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Penney Funeral Home

620 Hudson Dr
Labrador City, NL A2V 1M1
(709) 944-7790

Labrador City NL Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Municipal depot to be new home for Lab West funeral home -

Thursday, December 14, 2017

A municipal depot owned by Labrador City will be the new home for Penney's Funeral Services, following an emergency meeting on the weekend with politicians and community leaders. "It requires a little bit of work but that's being done as we speak," said Labrador West MHA Graham Letto. "The Penneys are quite happy with it."Letto said the business will be renting the facility from the town, in order to continue to prepare the deceased for burial. A post on the Labrador West Ministerial Association and Food Bank's Facebook page on Monday morning announced a "provisional solution" had been agreed upon, following a meeting on Saturday.Last week, the group said Penney's Funeral Services was not able to provide preparations or funeral services to the community until further notice."Everybody is quite pleased that we were able to find a solution quite quickly," Letto told CBC's Labrador Morning on Monday. Penney's Funeral Services continued to operate out of the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, even after the...

Daryl Whitten

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Whitten, Trenton, Ontario, nephews Joshua, Christopher, Michael, Benjamin, nieces Victoria, Danielle, Emma and Leah; a special Aunt and Friend Sandra Harnett (John); a great buddy Stan Bowman, Labrador City; and a large circle of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends. A special thank-you to the Staff of the Emergency and CCU departments at HSC. Dr. Fagan and Dr. Connors and their teams. Nurses Linda, Carole, Mandi and Dayna. Cremation has taken place. Visitation in the James J. Hickey Memorial Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:30 am from St. Edward’s Church, Kelligrews. Interment in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Kelligrews. As an expression of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in Daryl’s memory, to a charity of one’s choice, would be greatly appreciated. To send a message of condolence, please visit

William Wellman

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Audrey Marsh of Trenton. Bill lived most of his life in Trenton and worked for Canada Post for thirty-five years. Posted in Goose Bay, Wabash, Happy Valley, Northwest River, and Labrador City, as well as Cobourg, Frankford, and Trenton. For the last five years Bill resided at Royal Terrace Residential in Palmerston, Ontario close to family and friends. Bill was well known for his professional looks, friendly ways and antique collections. At Bill's request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). Interment White's Cemetery beside his daughter Krisandra. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences at

Frank Kelley

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Allan and Herman. Left with fond and loving memories is his wife Queen and sons-Kurt (Jennifer) of Edmonton and Ryan (Pamela) of King’s Point. Also leaving to mourn are his sisters Irene Locke of Labrador City and Madeline Upward of Silverdale and as well 3 granddaughters-Felicia, Alexis and Autumn. Pastor Murdoch Pittman will conduct the funeral service from the King of King’s Pentecostal Church in King’s Point on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Interment will be at the Interfaith Cemetery. Pallbearers are Arthur Kelley, Kevin Kelley, George Kelley, Terry Kelley, Dennis Janes, Terry Budgell, Carl Tilley and Max Burton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes. For condolences on line and to listen to the funeral service please visit

Lloyd Crewe

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lloyd Crewe announce his passing at Central Health in Grand Falls-Windsor on August 20, 2016 at the age of 68. Lloyd retired from IOC, Labrador City, NL in 2003. He was predeceased by his father, Ernest; mother Nellie; sister, Margaret and his brother, Calvin. Left with fond and loving memories is his wife Audrey; son Ricky of Labrador City and daughter Sandra of Pilley’s Island. Also leaving to mourn are his brothers-Lewis, Ernest (Margo), Irvine (Doreen); sisters-Evelyn (Robert), Gertrude, Helen (Joe), Ida (Don), Ruby (Wade), Marie (Gary) and Violet as well as many nieces and nephews. Majors Arley & Darlene Masters will conduct the funeral service from the Salvation Army Citadel in Pilley’s Island on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Interment will be at the Pilley’s Island Cemetery. Pallbearers are Irvine Crewe (brother), Robert Waye (brother-in-law), Gary Loder (brother-in-law), Monte Anthony (nephew), Tony Henstridge (nephew) and David Vincent (nephew). Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken Goodyear and Marilyn Stuckless of Central Funeral Homes. For condolences on line and to listen to the funeral service please visit www.centr...

Regional appeal board reverses Deer Lake town council's decision to approve crematorium - The Western Star

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Two of those opponents, Stephen Brent and Kayla Critch, appealed council's decision. The appeal was heard in Deer Lake last week. In its decision released Tuesday, the West Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board reversed the council's decision to issue a permit. After hearing evidence at the hearing, the board found that a crematorium is not listed as a discretionary use within the town centre zone in which the funeral home is located and the town didn't exercise its authority appropriately in issuing the permit. A funeral home is listed as a permitted use in the zone, but a crematorium is not mentioned specifically. The town must now reconsider the application from Parsons Funeral Home in accordance with its current municipal plan, regulations and any other applicable legislation. "It's too bad," Parsons said Wednesday. "There are people around town who do support this, but they just don't want to come out and say it publicly because of the way some of the people against it have been getting on." The Town of Deer Lake recently submitted a new draft municipal plan to the provincial government for approval. In it, there are specific mentions that crematoriums will not be permitted anywhere in the town centre or in the commercial general zones. The plan does allow for crematoriums to be discretionary uses in either the industrial general zone or the commercial-light industrial zone. The plan also stipulates that a crematorium will not be located closer than a distance of 100 metres from the boundary of any other zone, except the environmental protection, commercial-light industrial, airport, utility, highway corridor, and rural zones. It also states that applications for crematoriums must be made separately from applications for new funeral homes. Parsons said it's not really feasible for his business to purchase land in the town's industrial park and hopes to still find a way to expand his Main Street location to include the crematorium. He noted it was interesting the appeal board did not fault the town's consideration of the environmental and esthetic concerns brought forth by the crematorium's opponents. He...

2 N.L. funeral homes with suspended licences still offer prepaid services to new clients -

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Two Newfoundland funeral homes that had their licences for prepaid funerals suspended two years ago still appear to be accepting money from new clients for these services.An undercover CBC News investigation has found that Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Grand Falls-Windsor said it would take money in trust for prepaid services, while Gordon Woolfrey Funeral Home in Lewisporte said it would accept money in trust or through insurance.A Sunset Memorial employee explained how it works over the phone."What happens is obviously a person would come in and select the funeral of their choice, the services and things like that," the employee said."And what happens is then, basically you have a couple of different options in regards with the payments, that sort of thing. What happens is the funeral is paid in full, that price is obviously locked in and money goes into a trust account, and obviously there would be no further payments then."Employees for Botwood, Sunset Memorial and Gordon Woolfrey fu...

Regional appeal board deliberating Corner Brook city council's denial of Country Haven crematorium plans - The Telegram

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Coun. Bernd Staeben, who had initially voted in support of the request, had a change of heart. Parsons appealed the decision and a hearing was held by the West Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board in Deer Lake Thursday morning. The appeal board's mandate is not to determine the merit of Country Haven's application. Rather, it must determine if city council abided by the proper rules and regulations in considering its decision. Board chairperson Lloyd Walters asked if the city had provided a specific reason why the application had been rejected. Lori Lee Sharpe, the city's solicitor, noted that city staff must cite a specific reason if its recommendation to council is to refuse an application. In this case, staff's recommendation had been to approve it, but the final decision was still left to city council's discretion. Sharpe said each member of council voted according to their own consciences and the resulting decision did not legally require providing a justification of each council member's reasons for voting how they did. The board was also told each council member, before they cast their votes, had access to both feedback received from a public notice about the crematorium proposal advertised in The Western Star and the results of surveys sent to 150 households in the area immediately around the funeral home. There was also some discussion about whether the city correctly treated the crematorium as a discretionary use for the funeral home or if it should have been treated as an accessory use. Sharpe said, either way, the process would have resulted in city council voting according to their own consciences. Parsons told the board that a story published by The Western Star three days before council's second vote may have been a factor in swaying council's vote. In that story, a woman living near a crematorium in Stephenville, complained about the emissions coming from the facility. The owner of the Stephenville crematorium refuted what the woman was claiming. Likewise, Parsons contends the emissions from the controlled burning of a state-of-the-art crematorium is safer than a backyard barbecue. Parsons also told the board he was asked by the city to hold a public forum with his funeral home's neighbours just days before the vote took place. He said that was an impractical request, given such short notice and it would have had to be held on a weekend. Parsons does want to hold a public forum and will if he gets another chance to add the c...