Mary Josephine Woodfine

July 12, 1946 to April 29, 2018


Passed peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Health Science Complex on Sunday April   29, 2018.

Predeceased by her husband, Fred (2003); son, Johnny (1988) and her parents, Michael and Helen Fitzgerald; brother, Robert; sister-in-law and friend Shirley Meaney and brother-in-law, Tommy Woodfine.

Josephine was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.  She leaves with fond and loving memories her

sons, Fred, Terry (Veronica Heffernan), Jimmy and Paddy (Ashley Noseworthy); daughters, Shirley (Sean Dyer), Mary, Amanda Dwyer (Jamie Crocker), Josephine (Graham Care) and Kay (Willie King);

grandchildren,  Nicole, Vanessa, Frederick, Mary, Johnny, Stephanie, Jasmine, Hope, Hayley, Will, Peyton, Carrie, Jaylynn, Katelyn, Joey and Cole; great-grandchildren, Caleigh, Charlie, Chloe, Avery, Hayden, Domenik, Douglas, Sophie and Thea; sister, Kathleen (Jim) Clarke ; brother, Mike (Brenda) Fitzgerald  and a large circle of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at Health Sciences’ Emergency.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s on Wednesday and Thursday, May  2nd  and 3rd , 2018 from 10 am – 9 pm. Funeral service will be held from Holy Trinity Church on  Friday May 4  at  10 am  with cremation and the interment to follow  at a later date.

Flowers are gratefully accepted.



10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on May 2, 2018

10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on May 3, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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10:00am, Friday May 4th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
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Deepest Sympathy to you all. Josephine was a special lady – Never to be forgotten. RIP sweet lady.

To all of Josephine’s children and their families,, her sister Kay and brother Mike we send our deepest condolences for your loss.I haven’t spoken to Josephine in a long time but when I did her love for all of you was quite evident.Treasure your memories and keep them always in your heart..Sorry I could not visit the funeral home as I am presently out of the province.Thinking of you all at this very sad time.Take Care!

To the woodfine family..we are both so sorry for the loss of your mother..she was a wonderful lady ..mother.. grandmother and greatgrandmother..may you all get comfort from your memories you all shared as a family