Obituary of Marie HamIyn
Passed peacefully at U. S. Memorial Hospital in St. Lawrence, Mildred “Marie” Hamlyn, on December 20, 2022. Leaving to mourn sons Weston (Kimberley), Alex “Sandy” (Justice), grandson Henry, brothers: Eric (Ellen), Fred (Beverley), Wallace (Jean) and Alfred (Marlene), sisters-in-law Daphne and Monica as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Marie was predeceased by her husband Bill, parents Fredrick and Lillian Bonnell, parents in law Weston and Muriel Hamlyn, niece Annette Bonnell, brothers Edgar and Leonard, brother in law Bill Warren and her only sister Rita.
Marie was born in Taylor’s Bay on March 10, 1946. Upon finishing High School she moved to St. John’s to attend Memorial University studying to become a teacher. Marie taught briefly in Burin and Mount Pearl before marrying and then began working at her husband’s family business. They settled in Topsail where they raised their two boys. For many years she and her husband carried on the Hamlyn family business before branching off to manage stores for both the Red Circle and Subway chains. Upon retirement Marie and Bill moved to Ontario settling in Niagara-on-the-Lake where they dabbled in a number of business adventures. Following the death of her husband Marie returned to Newfoundland and settled in St. John’s. Due to a deterioration in her health Marie was placed in the U.S. Memorial Hospital in St. Lawrence where she passed away. Family was very important to Marie and she loved sharing stories and memories spent with those she loved.
Following Marie’s wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral service.
An inurnment will take place at a later date.
There are no flowers by request and in lieu of donations the family requests that you do a kind deed for others.
“Memories … let them fill your mind, warm your heart and lead you through.” (Author Unknown)
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin We Listen, We Learn, We Walk with you.