It is with profound sadness that the family of the late Rita Florence Hamlyn announces her passing. Rita passed away from the Copper Crescent Long Term Care Facility, Baie Verte, NL on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the age of 94.
Predeceased by her husband - Gordon Hamlyn; son – Harris Hamlyn; parents – Edwin & Gertrude Burton; parents-in-law – Henry & Cecilia Hamlyn; siblings – Randolph Burton (Hazel), Ralph Burton (Idella), Clarence Burton (Clara), Robert Burton (Mildred), Lloyd Burton (Ruby), Ella Inder (Chesley) & Marina Gray; siblings-in-law – Ross Morey, Raymond Noseworthy & Roy Gillingham.
Left with fond and loving memories are her son - Douglas Hamlyn; granddaughter – Renee Hamlyn; daughter-in-law – Lottie Hamlyn; siblings – Betty Noseworthy, Doreen Morey, Kathleen Gillingham, James Burton (Marion), Bond Burton (Shirley), and Louise Gillingham (Ralph); brother-in-law – Raymond Gray, and a large circle of extended family and friends.
Reverend Chris Mazhandu, assisted by Reverend Madonna Boone and Reverend Harry Oake, conducted the funeral service from Zion United Church on Friday, March 9th, 2018. Interment followed from Zion United Church Cemetery, La Scie, NL.
Pallbearers were James Burton, Bond Burton, Eugene Burton, Garland Burton, Roy Morey and Eugene Gray.
As an expression of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted, or donations may be made in Rita's memory to Zion United Church, La Scie, NL, A0K 3M0.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.