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Theresa Caroline (Carrie) Whelan

Theresa Caroline (Carrie) Whelan

Born: December 12th, 1925

Passed on: April 3rd, 2019

Corner Brook, NL
Surrounded by her loving family, Carrie passed away peacefully at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Center at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with many great memories her eight sons: Mike (Blanche), Pat (Gladys), Brian, Dan (Bonnie), Philip (Karen), Basil (Karen), Billy, Sean (Neeta) and daughter Mary (Lee); grandchildren Jonathan (Cassie), Aaron, Jay, Justin (Karen), Jennifer (Jay), Janna (Romesh), Christina (Marc), Tara (Scott), Bradley, Sarah (Colin), William, Claire (Adrian) and Liam; great-grandchildren Austin, Avery, Eric, Logan, Nathan, Ava and Avi; special nieces Joan Fisher, Marg Pumphrey and Dorothy Park and sisters-in-law Francis Marks and Rosemary Whelan and a great circle of nieces, nephews and friends. Carrie will now join her parents George Hedley and Mary Josephine (Power) Marks, her husband William (Bill), sisters Julia (Harry Womack), Ann (Roy Park), brothers Jack (Delores), George (Bessie), Pat, Jim (Joan), Gerald (Alice) Walter and daughter-in-law Bernadette. Carrie was predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law Loyola (Rita), Frank (Alice), Barney (James), Jim, George Basil, May (Leo), Anita (Joe), Loretta (Jim), Rita. Carrie graduated from the School of Nursing at St. Claire’s Mercy Hospital in 1948. She started her nursing career at the old company hospital located on West Street, then moved to the Christopher Fisher Hospital and on to the current Western Memorial Regional Hospital before ending her career at the O’Connell Centre. Mom was very proud to be a nurse and her love of nursing came second only to the love that she had for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staffs at both the Protective Community Residences located on Wheeler’s Road and the Corner Brook Long Term Care Centre on University Drive. The service, care, compassion and love extended to mom was exceptional. The family is also very grateful for all the wonderful medical care, provided to her over the years by Dr. O’Connor. Finally, a thank you is extended to the Catholic Women’s League and Carrie’s great neighbors on Dorchester Avenue. A visitation for family and friends will take place at Country Haven Funeral Home, 167 Country Road on Friday, April 5, 2019 from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Parish, Mount Bernard Avenue, Corner Brook on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10am with Father Edward Terry officiating. Interment will take place at Mount Patricia Cemetery following the service. As expressions of sympathy flowers are accepted and donations can be made to Canadian Arthritis Society. The guestbook for condolences can be signed by visiting www.country-haven.ca.

“Forever In Our Hearts”




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