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Obituary of Barry Wilfred Lodge


Barry Wilfred Monty

Corner Brook, NL

1955 - 2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Barry Wilfred M. Lodge announce his peaceful passing, surrounded with love at Western Memorial Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the age of 63.  He leaves to mourn with cherished memories his devoted wife Mena of 42 years; beloved children and grandchildren Michael (Sherry), Riley and Avery of Spruce Grove, AB; Crystal (Greg Dunsmore), Emma and Riley of Oromocto, NB; Stephen (Crista), Mason and Maddy of Labrador City, NL; his only brother Raymond (Betty Jean), Deer Lake, NL; sisters Audrey (Ellis) Goodyear, Summerland, BC and Marion (Charlie) Cook, Deer Lake, NL; his dear friends Karen and Ryan Mangrove; a large circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents Gordon (1978) and Evelyn nee Newbury (1990), sister Betty Lush (1996) and brother-in-law Otto Lush (2012).


Barry had a unique sense of humor, always bringing smiles to the staff at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, who provided Barry with wonderful care during his years of illness.  Their kindness and overwhelming support will never be forgotten.  The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Philip Morris and Angela, Dr. Abdul Shaikh and Glenis, Dr. Stewart Rorke of the H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, Dr. Chris Healey and the nurses and staff of the Western Health Chemotherapy unit, Dr. Matt Hudson, Dr. Sumaya Bubtana and the nurses and staff at the WMRH Fourth Floor A and B, Dr. Desiree Dunn, Dr. Kate Lafferty, and Dr. William Eaton and the nurses and staff at the Palliative Care Unit.  Also sincere thanks to his home support team Cennith Offrey, Robin Messenger, Sheena Howell and Natasha Murrin, his community health nurse Tammy Benoit and physical therapist Deanne Wareham for their exceptional care, enabling Barry to enjoy the comforts of his beloved home.  Thanks also to the management and staff at the Mountain View House in Meadows. A gigantic thank you to the long list of unsung heroes who, from beginning to end, unselfishly provided help, comfort and support to Barry and our family.


In keeping with Barry’s wishes cremation has taken place.  Visitation for family and friends will take place at Fillatre’s Funeral Home on St. Marks Avenue on Wednesday April 24, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A celebration of Barry’s life will take place on Thursday April 25th at 10:30 a.m. at Fillatre’s Funeral Home Chapel on St. Marks Avenue with Major Frank Johnson officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Patricia Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Minor Hockey Association of one’s choice.