BURSEY, Wm. Lorenzo — Passed peacefully away at the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Hospital, Old Perlican on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Wm. Lorenzo Bursey of Burnt Point, age 75 years. Predeceased by parents: Wm. John and Mildred; brothers: Edison and Sandy ( Joyce); sister: Stella (Edward). Left to mourn, wife: Nellie J.; two daughters: Rosalyn (William) Pumphrey, Elkford, BC and Michelle (Michael) Dominic, Dartmouth, NS; one son: Craig (Cindy), Edmonton, AB; five grandchildrens: Andrew (Cheryl), Evan, Mackenzie, Raven and Tala; also a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Western Bay. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, July 30 from Noel’s Memorial Chapel, Western Bay, Interment took place in the United Cemetery, Burnt Point. Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church Cemetery Fund, Burnt Point. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel’s Funeral Home, Western Bay. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.
WALTER, Grace Phylena: of Bramalea, Ontario came to Newfoundland to fulfill a dream of hers and spend time with her boys, Terry Clarke and Frank Peddle. Sadly, she passed peacefully away at the Carbonear General Hospital, Carbonear, NL surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Mrs. Walter was 85 years-of-age. She leaves to mourn her loving family: sons: Paul (Lynne) Walter and Steven (Hiromi) Walter, daughter: Rebecca Ewan, grandchildren: Sarah (Mike), Melanie and Scott, sister: Jean Leroux. Predeceased by husband John Walter, her beloved puppy Miss Emma, parents Victor and Violet Armsden, brothers Bob ( Judy) Armsden and Jim (Shirley) Armsden, and brother-in-law Alfie Leroux. Her loving family is taking her home to Ontario for her inurnment. The Walter family would like to take this time to say a special thank you to the Carbonear Paramedical Staff, Emergency Centre Staff, the Intensive Care Unit Nurses and Dr. Xu. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Walter’s loving memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For any further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Carbonear 596-1212. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Homes, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and areas. WELLS, Dr. Leslie Arnett, FRCS (Eng) — Surrounded by his family at his home, Dr. Leslie A. Wells passed away peacefully on July 27, 2014, aged 89, he was predeceased by his wife Christina. Leaving with fond and cherished memories are his son Robert (Valerie), daughter Mary (Shawn) and son Andrew ( Wanda), and grandchildren Matthew (Krista), Jeremy, Nathan and Christopher. He will be greatly missed by extended family in Newfoundland, Ireland, Scotland, the United States and the United Kingdom. Born in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland, Leslie moved to Carbonear in 1959 to serve as a general surgeon and local physician for the next 40 years. He quickly embraced Newfoundland as his new home. He was active in the community and was a key proponent of the building of the Carbonear Hospital. A skilled and dedicated surgeon, family man and mentor as well as an enthusiastic gardener, fisherman, partridge hunter and bridge player, Leslie had a positive impact on everyone he met and believed in respect for all people. Cremation has taken place and the family received visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday, July 29 from 2-4 and 79 p.m. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 30 at 11 a.m. from St. Michael & All Angels Church, 75 Kiwanis Street, St. John’s. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com