Jenneth Jessie Colbourne passed peacefully away at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital on October 4th 2012. She was predeceased by her brothers Roland, George and Mount, and sister Minnie. She is survived by her sister Eliza Perry, and Step Family; Marina Sparkes (Ephraim),  Guy (Montreal), Rita (St. John’s), Melva Whitten (David, St. John’s) and Donald. Jessie was married to Max Colbourne (Deceased 1995). She is mourned by three children; Loretta Patey (Wilbur) of Goose Bay, Overton (Wife Judy) of Corner Brook, and Owen (Wife Julie) of Calgary; Three Grandchildren, Jerry Patey, Ian Colbourne and Jill Colbourne, and Three Great Grand children; Cpl. Eric Patey, Marcus (Goose Bay), and Michael Patey (Labrador City). Jessie was a faithful Soldier of The Salvation Army St. Anthony Citadel Corps., a Sunday School Teacher, Home League and League of Mercy member. She influenced the lives of many people. Jessie was a skilled craftsperson for the Grenfell Industrial, producing high quality hooked mats and embroidery. Examples of her high quality embroidery were present in several handicraft products given as gifts by organizations to visiting dignitaries. Her skill as a mat hooker is present in many collections of work in museums and private collections in the U.S.A. and Canada. Visitation was held at the funeral home in St. Anthony, followed by the funeral service which took place at 2:00pm on the 7th of October form the Salvation Army Citadel in St. Anthony, burial followed in the church cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army Community Cares Ministry (Formerly known as the League of Mercy) would be appreciated. (Click this line to make an online donation)

            Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger, Funeral Director.

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