Wesley Martin

July 13, 1927 to August 30, 2018


Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Complex on August 30, 2018, Wesley Martin, of St. John’s, formerly of Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island, age 91 year.  Predeceased by his wife Violet (2016), mother and father Minnie and Willis Martin, and brothers and sisters.  Left with cherished memories are his daughter Marguerite Knight (Garry), son Gary (Delores), Marilyn Parrell (Craig), grandchildren Stefanie (Mark), Jason (Robin), Jordan, Mark and Holly, three precious great grandsons Wesley, Preston and Milo, Niece Muriel (Graham) and nephews Randy (Evelyn) and Joshua of New Harbour.  Special family friends Margaret Craniford and Pauline Connors as well as many other relative and friends.  A Special thank you to Bonnie Hobbs for her care and assistance, to Wade Strickland, and doctors and nurses of 4 South B during Wes’ illness.

Cremation has taken place, resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Sunday, September 2, 2018 from 2 – 9 pm and Monday, September 3, 2018 from 10 am – 12 noon.  Funeral service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 2 pm with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Flowers are graciously accepted or donations in Wesley’s memory, may be sent to St. James United Church, 330 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John’s.



2-9 p.m. on September 2, 2018

10 - 12 noon on September 3, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Monday September 3rd

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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To the Family of Wesley Martin,
We are thinking of you today and holding you in our thoughts and prayers.
As the United Church Minister, I send condolences from the people of Hickman’s Harbour United Church and the church families of the Britannia Pastoral Charge, Random Island.
May you find God’s comfort through the many people who care about you. and are holding you in their hearts. God will help you get through this difficult time.
Please also accept my personal condolences. I got to know your love one, Wesley, very well especially at the Miller Center. Prayers will continue for you all.
Rev. Elsie Squires

To Wes’s family,
We are thinking of you at this very difficult time. We will always remember Wes as an interesting and fun person to spend time with. It is our wish that the happy memories you shared as a family will comfort you now and forever.

So sorry to hear of Uncle Wes’s passing. Always enjoyed seeing him/them for a visit over the years. From Samantha ‘s Birthday party’s to bbq & just having a cup of tea & snack with Nan. Will miss you lots. Beverly & Samantha xox

To Gary and Family..so sorry to hear of your Dads passing..he was a gentleman and a friend..thoughts and prayers are with you…Tom

Margie,Gary,Marilyn & Families: So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. God Bless.

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing he was a beautiful man his with his wife again hugs

My deepest sympathy on your dad’s passing.
I have many fond memories from the two years I stayed at your mom and dad’s house when I was attending university.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Delores and Gary, So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

Pauline Heath

To Marguerite,Gary and Family
I know that Mr.Martin was well loved and respected and’ o my ‘ what a character.
I will miss him .
You have my deepest sympathy.

‘There are special people in our lives who never leave us.. even after they are gone”


To Marguerite,Gary and family sorry to hear of your Dads passing our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family,,, Heber & Shirley Blundell

Margie,Garry,Stefanie and family,
So very sorry of the passing of Mr Martin, thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Condolences to all the family.

Margie & Gary and the Martin families.
My deepest sympathy and condolences for the loss of you dad Margie. May he Rest In Peace.

Marguerite, Gary. & Families, So sorry to read about your dad’s passing. It has been a long time but I can remember him so well. He was so quite & such a joy to be around. He certainly will be missed by all who loved him dearly. Thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time. Condolences to his loving family & friends. May God Bless you all.

Gary & family
So very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad.
Thoughts & prayers are with you all!

Dear Marguerite, Garry & family,
So very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. May it comfort you to know that we share in your sorrow.
With deepest sympathy, Bill & Edna

Marguerite. Stefanie and the Martin family

Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father and grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

So sorry to hear of your loss! Mr Martin was like a another grandfather to my Daughter and we always looked for him at the mall to sit and have a yarn with. May you rest in peace and please God Mrs Martin is waiting when you get to heaven.

Margie, Our Deepest Sympathy to You & your Family on the passing of your Father! May your many memories keep him close always!!