P. Elizabeth (Betty) Grandy (nee Bugden)

March 25, 1930 to November 7, 2022


Born in Norris Point, NL on March 25, 1930 and passed peacefully on November 7, 2022 at the Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion in Carbonear.  Betty Grandy, aged 92 spent her adult life in St. John’s living on Torbay Road with her predeceased husband Reginald Grandy in the home that he built.

Also predeceased by parents Martin and Margaret Bugden, brothers Martin (Ivy), Fred (Vivian), and sister Geraldine Williams.

Left with a lifetime of fond and loving memories her children Judy (Bill Finn), Shirley (Geoff Wright), Elizabeth (Ray Cook); 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sister Millie (Clyde Earles); brothers Claude Bugden (Claire), Gerald Bugden (Vivian); brother-in-law Reg Williams; sisters-in-law Lila Grandy, Alma Grandy, and Sheila Banfield (Merle).  Betty will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of 4 South at Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion for their compassion and care.

Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday, November 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Friday, November 11 at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations in Betty’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, St. Mary’s Anglican Church, or a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on November 10, 2022

7-9 p.m. on November 10, 2022

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:30am, Friday November 11th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Judy Shirley and Elizabeth
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. True family friends and neighbours on Torbay Road. It is a sad time to see another pillar of history to come to a close. We are unable to attend her service but know we are thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Judy, Shirley, Elizabeth & families, Uncle Calude, Aunt Millie, Uncle Gerald & families- my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Aunt Betty was a beautiful lady in every way. Always loving and welcoming with the most amazing smile and engaging laugh. It was a pleasure to be in her company. Take care.

On behalf of the Jardine family, please accept our sincere condolences on your loss.. Hold your precious memories close. She was treasured.

So sorry to hear about your loss my sincere condolences to the family..

Mr. and Mrs. Grandy were the salt of the earth. Good neighbours, as well as very fine people. They will be sorely missed by anyone who has ever had the pleasure of meeting them. Judy, Shirley and Elizabeth I send you my deepest condolences.

So sorry for your loss, Judy and your family,
Sharon (Kennedy)

So sorry for loss,She was a great neighbour,remeber her well,Jerome Cole Torbay

So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our condolences to you and your family.
Jim and Nancy Feltham

To Judy and Hillary and your families.
Deepest condolences on the passing of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Sincere condolences to the family. Cherish your memories.
Dianne and Darrell Burden

To the Grandy Girls,

So sorry for the loss of your Mom… amother passing of our Torbay Rd neighbours.

Condolences to you all

Hello Grandy Girls,
We are sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing! May we offer our deepest condolences and sincere sympathies. Our thoughts are with you.
Sandi and Les Winsor, Mount Pearl

I worked with your mother many years ago at the School for the Deaf. We shared many laughs together. Indeed, she was a lovely lady. My condolences to all.

Kindest regards, Helen Manning

Dear, Judy, Shirley and Elizabeth,
I was so saddened to hear of your moms passing,
But what a wonderful age, God bless her, such a
Beautiful lady, I can hear her laugh now, I have many great memories of your mom and dad while they were on Torbay Rd, beautiful people,
My prayers and thoughts all, 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

Millie and Family :
Deepest sympathy and prayers on the passing of your sister . God Bless

Aunt Betty was truly a remarkable woman, raising her three daughters and opening her home on Torbay Road to family and friends. There are too many good memories of her to mention them all. She will rest in heaven with all those that were waiting patiently for her to arrive.

Condolences to all the family in the loss of your love one. She was one beautiful and gentle lady.

So sorry to hear of Aunt Betty’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all her family at this sad time. Have many fond memories of Aunt Betty over the years. She was such a kind, caring person and would do anything for anyone. She cooked up the most delicious meals and always welcomed you in her home. Sending big hugs to all. 💕