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Augusta Whelan


Augusta Whelan

August 31, 1941 - August 6, 2019

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family on Tuesday, August 6, 2019; Augusta Whelan (nee Yetman) age 77 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Fred Whelan and her twin sister, Monica Yetman (Bill Hynes, deceased); parents, Augustine and Anastasia Yetman, brother, Ray Yetman & sister Mary St. Croix, nephew, John Allen and niece, Janet; in-laws, Raymond and Annie Whelan, Rev. Fr. Bert and John.

Left with fond and loving memories are sisters: Barbara (Tom) Martinovic, Bertha, & Jacinta O'Connell (Phil deceased), brothers: Harry (Margie), Gordon (Patsy), Aubrey (Marjorie) & Tom (Barb); in-laws Tom Whelan (Dr. Fiona O’Shea), Ellen Nesdoly (Eli-deceased) and Joan Whelan (Fred Taylor). She had a close and loving relationship with her "grandchildren"- Emily and Laura Hynes, Peter and Liam Hynes along with her many beloved nieces and nephews. She leaves a large circle of family and friends, especially Gerry and Rhonda Hynes, Annie Bruce, her Bridge Club, NL Public Libraries, and her kind neighbourhood friends.

She will be remembered for her humour, her grace and strength, and her strong sense of community. Special thank you to Dr. Ross Penney, the staff of Placentia Health Care, her sister Jacinta and her niece, Jane (Whelan) Hynes for their care and kindness.

At Augusta’s request, cremation has taken place. Viewing at Maher’s Funeral Home on Friday, August 9 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. The funeral service will be at 10:30am, on Saturday, August 10th at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia, followed by inurnment at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gathering Place or the Placentia Area Food Bank.

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Service Date
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
Sacred Heart Church, Placentia

Friday, August 9, 2019
Visitation Time
2pm to 5pm & 7pm to 9pm

Burial Location
Mount Carmel Cemetery, Placentia

Requested Charity
Gathering Place or Placentia Area Food Bank