Beatrice Meta Cumben

Obituary of Beatrice Meta Cumben

It’s with heavy hearts that the family of the late Beatrice Meta Cumben of Grand Bank announce her passing away at the Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank on Friday December 24th, 2021 at the age of 85 years. 

Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories: son Tom (Della) of Brooks Alberta, daughter Doris (Jerry) of Too Good Arm Newfoundland, grandchildren; Kimberley (Jordan) of Brooks Alberta, Michael (Gina) of Fort McMurray Alberta, great grandchildren; Hunter and Rylee of Brooks Alberta, sisters; Edna Drake, Phyllis  Walsh (Ray), brother; Lorne (Ann), and sister in law; Eloise Newport. 

Meta was predeceased by her husband Thomas, parents; Susie & Richard Newport, brothers; Obediah & Ruben Newport, sisters; Susie Walters & Julia Lee, and brother in laws; William Walters, Jacob Lee, & Ernes Drake. 

Very special friends that were there when she needed them the most; Junior & Roseann Brooks and Marilyn Smith. Plus a large circle of other relatives and friends. 

It’s been said that God only takes the good and I can assure you he got that in Grandmother. To this day I have yet to find a woman as respected as she was. Within the church community alone, I think she impacted more lives than anyone may realize. She gave her all to God as well as others, especially the “young people” as she liked to call them. If you ever visited her house there’s two things you could always guarantee you would leave with; a full stomach and money in your pocket. Even as an adult with a job, you never once let me leave your house without sliding “a bit of money” in my pocket. She loved her family dearly and will be sadly missed. Her life was a living example of her favorite Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 — “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”

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 at the Salvation Citadel Grand bank Please phone the Church Tuesday if you are attending. Together we can do this.

There will be a Walk through Visitation following alert level 3 guidelines with one family bubble visiting at a time.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday December 28th, 2021 from 2-4PM & 7-9PM. 

Funeral service to take place at the Salvation Army Citadel on Wednesday December 29th, 2021 @ 1:00PM. Inurnment to follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery in Grand Bank. 

Donations in her memory can be made to the Salvation Army Cemetery Fund. No flowers by request.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

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