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Sheila Foote

Obituary of Sheila Foote

It is with great sadness the family of Sheila Ann Foote of Burin Bay Arm announce her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center at the age of 65 years.

Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories her beloved son Craig (Melissa) of Burin; grandchildren Mackenzie Foote, Aidan Foote, Skylar Thomas,Alexis Coombs and Faith Simpson; siblings Guy Hackett (Hannah), Eric Hackett (Eileen), Alice Simpson (Wall) and Ada Poole; sisters and brothers-in-law Ann Brown (Norman), Dave Foote, Corey Critch, Charmine Foote, Jackie Williams and Roland Foote; special caregivers Becky, Patsy, Michelle and Jodi; godchildren Jennifer Hickey, Jody Hackett, Melissa Coggar and many nieces and nephews plus a large circle of other family and friends.

Predeceased by parents Winnifred and Clayton Hackett; husband Eugene Foote; baby son Mark Foote; brother Bill Hackett; sisters Joan Mckinnin and Elizabeth Hackett; god child Brenden N. Lake; special friend Debbie Power and her father-in-law Wallace Foote.

In keeping with Covid regulations a walk through visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4PM and 7-9PM.When entering building you will be required to show proof of vaccination. Please wear mask and sanitize hands on entering and exiting building. Everyone is asked to sign the contact tracing sheet and register to attend funeral service. Together we can do this.

Funeral Mass will take place from St. Patrick's RC Church, Burin on Monday, November 15th at 11:00AM with cremation to follow. Anyone wishing to view funeral mass there will be a link replacing video and you will be able to start viewing on Monday at 10:00AM.

No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the family.

Sheila was married to her best friend and companion  Eugene for 44 years. After Eugene's passing in June part of her was missing and she never got over his loss. She was a great mother to her son Craig, he was her world until her grandchildren came along and then they were her everything. In her younger years she would stay up all night long playing cards. She loved playing darts and won many trophies. It was her ritual every Wednesday night to go to one of her best friends Mabel's house and play Bingo. She shared many cups of coffee with her friends and loved to give rather than receive. She would do without herself to give to someone else. She was a full time mother to Craig until she went to work first at Warren's Restaurant then Fishery Products. One of the highlights of her life was taking her beloved granddaughter Mackenzie to Disneyland. Also, the trip to St. Anthony to see the Vikings with Eugene, Craig and her good friends Debbie, Mike and Misty Power was a trip she often talked about.  Most of all she loved her family and instilled in her family strong values that have served them well. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

Also the family wants to thank nurses Tracey and Tamara and Dr. Le for their kindness and care of Sheila in her final hours. It will never be forgotten. Sheila  may be gone from this world but she leaves behind a legacy of family and countless good deeds that will always be remembered by all.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

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