Gertrude Somerton

March 12, 1930 to March 30, 2018


It is with great love and deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother. Predeceased by her loving husband Edmund, her parents Louise and Ruben Somerton, son Edmund, sister Madge McDonald, brother Austin Somerton, sister in-law Matilda Someton. She will be deeply missed by her daughters Holly and Bernadette and son Gary (Wanda). Also her brother Charles Somerton and family (Ontario). Nanny Jean will be loved and missed by her grandchildren Andrew (Nikki), Jennifer (Jason), Vanessa, Morgan, Riley, Darcy, Daxon and Kristen, greatgrandchildren Aidan and Jillian, a huge circle of nieces, nephews, friends, special friend Elsie Higgins and special life long friends Marg, Enid, Colleen, Cindy and Peggy. Visitation will be at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday, April 2 from 12 noon – 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove, on Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. Flowers gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church or the Kidney Foundation.



12 noon - 9 p.m. on April 2, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Tuesday April 3rd

St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove

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Gary, Bernie and Holly
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you all!

Holly & family, I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My sincere condolences.

To Holly and her family:

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She will be remembered by so many people. R.I.P. Jean

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time..

our deepest condolences , jean was well liked by everyone who knew her, and we lived by her for 40yrs. we were like family. we’ll miss you jean. god bless

Holly and family.

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers to u and your family

Holly,Bernie and Gary
So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing.
Our thoughts are with you all at this time of sadness.
God Bless you all.
Everett & Florence Allen and families: Robert, Sharmane, Sharleen, John and Jillian.
Harbour Breton, NL.

Gary Holly and Bernadette my deepest condolence to you and the rest of your family on hearing of your mother’s passing God Bless Reuben Somerton

Gary, Holly and Bernie
So sorry to hear of Jeans passing! She was a very nice lady. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
God Bless !

My deepest sympathy to all the family.
Love Norma and Brian Gough ( Somerton )
Daughter of Reuben and Dorothy Somerton

Holly, Bernie & Gary, deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear mother

Gary, Bernie and Holly. My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. Jean was a lovely woman and valued member of the community. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Holly, Bernie and Gary,my deepest sympathies to you all. It as been many years since I have seen any of you. But, you have alwasys been thought of. Your mom was very kind to me when I had to stay with you all many years ago and I have not forgotten that. God Bless you all at this sad time.

So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a wonderful woman who will be terribly missed by all who knew her. Sending prayers. Connie, Jim and Lucille

So very sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences

Holly, Bernie and Gary, we are so sorry for the loss of your precious mother. She was a darling of a woman. God bless you all. Jean, Maxine, And Lisa Hussey and family.

It is with great sorrow that I read this. Its like Im losing my own Mum all over again. Keith snd I send our most sincere condolences

Great Aunt Jean was a wonderful woman, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. May you find comfort in the many good times and memories of you all together 💕