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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

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