Passed away suddenly, but peacefully at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on January 2, Munden Waye, husband, father, grand-father, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, friend, respected and well loved priest.
Left with wonderful memories, loving wife Katharine (Pepper), daughter Jennifer, son Michael & wife Lisa, cherished grandchildren Gabriela Fuentes Waye and Simon Waye. Sister Vera (Gordon Hiscock), brothers Jack (Debbie), Bernard (Elizabeth), Gerald and wife Norma (deceased), and Cyril (deceased), sisters-in-law Margaret (Robert Martin) and Vivien (Donald Jones deceased) as well as nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Ordained a Deacon in 1966 and Priest in June 1967 he served 1966-67 in Trinity East-Port Rexton and Whitbourne. He and Katharine married on June 9, 1967 and they served in Cartwright in 1967-1972, Buchans 1972-1976, Badger’s Quay-Newtown 1976-1993, and Paradise 1993-2003.
Munden was not only a tireless, dedicated leader in each community but an activist as well. He served on School Boards, Hospital and Senior Citizen Home Boards, and a Life Member of Lions International. His proudest achievements were the construction of the Henry Gordon Academy in Cartwright, the Bonnews Lodge Senior Citizen Complex, and the new Lions Club in Badger’s Quay. He was also actively involved in minor hockey in Buchans and Badger’s Quay.
A special thank you to all the staff at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, especially the staff on 3N/S, Theresa Ryan and the Pastoral Care Team, Barry Penton and the Recreation Team, and the spouses of other residents for their friendship and support.
Cremation has already taken place. Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Tuesday, January 7 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Holy Innocents Anglican Church, Paradise Road, on Wednesday, January 8 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund or a charity of one’s choice.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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