Peter James O'Leary

May 21, 1945 to December 27, 2019


It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of a dear brother, surrounded by his loving family and partner Greta at his side at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital after a long illness. Predeceased by his parents Mary and Peter O’Leary. His partner Phyllis R. Lush (2005); his niece Barbara Garland; nephew Chad Mercer and several aunts and uncles. Leaving to mourn his sons: Bradley (Mike Burry), Justin; grandchildren Kenzie and Zachary; daughter Charmaine (David Ruggeri); grandchildren Lauren, Elizabeth, Bradley, of Brampton Ont.

Recently connected with his son Mannie Taveroff (Nellie); grandchildren Cameron and Seren, of Montreal; Partner, Greta Wakeling, who relentlessly cared for Peter till the end and was always at his side and a blessing to his family; Siblings: Sisters Helen Lamar, Joan O’Leary, Roselind O’Leary, Sharon Barrett (Keith); Brothers: Edd (Carmel), Basil (Iris) of Goose Bay, Brian of Goose Bay, Paul (Theresa) of Job’s Cove, Roger (Sharon) of Calgary; Plus numerous nieces and nephews other relatives and friends. Special thank you to Dr.’s and nurses of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital for their special attention and devotion to Peter, their compassion will never be forgotten by the family and Greta. Peter was a popular karaoke singer and will be missed by everyone he entertained.  The family will accept visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Thursday January 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday January 3rd from 10 to 12 Noon.  Funeral service will follow in the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 12 Noon with interment to take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on January 2, 2020

7-9 p.m. on January 2, 2020

10-12 Noon on January 3, 2020

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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12:00pm, Friday January 3rd

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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All my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family and many friends ..I loved you as my brother and never thought to say that this sad day has come and gone.but all my memories come seeing you smile and hearing you sing all them great great song’s.your one of a kind cuz…..and I will see you again one day on the other side… and respect always your family and friends in the Howell clan.God Bless. Amen…The Howell Family…

Sincere condolences on Peter’s passing. He was a member of Let’s Make a Choir 2019 and enjoyed singing so much. We will miss him.

from members of LMAC

Sorry to hear of the loss of Peter, I worked with Peter at the Hotel Newfoundland and the NLC.

Roger and Sharon,
So very sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. If we don’t get a chance to visit you, please know we are thinking of you.

To Peter’s Family,
So sorry for your loss. I worked with Peter at the Liquor Corporation for several years. He was a good worker and was always interested in his job and taking courses to improve his knowledge. I haven’t seen him since I left there in 2005. Please accept my condolences.
Janet O’Brien

Greta and Family,
So very sorry to hear that Peter has lost his battle.
Out Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
We always enjoyed listening to Peter at Karaoke
and I’m sure he will be missed by many people.
Treasure all the wonderful memories you made together.
RIP Peter
God Bless You all and comfort you all as you take him on his final Journey to his resting place,
Linda Baird and David Young

……To,,,Greta, and the Family,,,,Please Accept our Sincere Condolences for your Loss of, Our Friend, Peter;
…..Elizabeth ( Sissy) Finnie, and Wilson Hunter,
Fredericton, NB…..

My Thoughts and Prayers are with All My cousin’s and Gerta on the lost of a Beautiful person.My Cousin Pete. When I meet up with Pete he always had a big smile and a huge hug to give me. He will always be remembered for his Big smiles and his great voice. .love you cuz until we meet again RIP..God Bless you and our family