Yvonne Isabelle Curnew (nee French

November 14, 2018


Passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family, Yvonne Isabelle Curnew, in her 89th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Ernest Curnew, and son in law, whom she shared a special bond, Gary Benmore. Leaving to mourn with cherished memories, her devoted daughter Bonnie (Gerard Walsh); three very special granddaughters: Allison (Christopher Skinner), Haley, and Kristyn; great grandson Ryan, and sister in law Elsie French. Also leaving to mourn her son Derek (Rose) and daughter Glenna (Donald Penney).
A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Woodland for his many years of care to mom. As well to the staff of 3 North at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home for their exceptional care. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday November 16 from 4-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held from the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Saturday November 17 at 11 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date.
Mom had a passionate love for animals, therefore, in lieu of flowers, donations to an animal charity of one’s choice would be graciously accepted.



4-9 p.m. on November 16, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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11:00am, Saturday November 17th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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R.I.P. dear Yvonne… I have very fond memories of you when working night shift.. You’re with Ern now… hope you have loads of Pepsi on hand.. God love you xoxoxo till we meet again..

sincere sympathy, Yvonne and myself were Monroe street friends. she always had a smile a lovely lady.

Bonnie and family – our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.. So many great memories of your Mom..

Sorry to read of the passing of your Mom. We had many happy times together years ago. Bless her dear heart. Sincere sympathy to your family.

Sincere sympathy to Bonnie and family on the passing of your Mom.. Thinking of you at this time. Hugs. Clayton and Ruth

My sincere sympathy to Yvonne’s family. Yvonne and I were classmates at Prince of Wales College so many years ago.

Mary (Neal) Balint

Sincerest Condolences to Derek and the Curnew family.

Bonnie and girls….I am so very sorry about your mom/Nanny’s passing. I watched you for years as you took care of both your mom and dad. You have shown so much love to them and they for you. I know how hard it was for you to watch your mom decline but also know how hard it is to loose her. I was honored to have been her home care worker even for a short time as she was so easy to love. You ladies are in my thoughts and prayers…

Bonnie, Derek and family, So sorry to hear of your Moms passing. I have so many wonderful memories growing up just a couple doors from you all. Your Mom was always so kind. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Bonnie, Derek, and Glenna, my sincerest condolences on your mom’s passing. Those years for us on thorburn road were some of the happiest and the best. We pray that the Lord will give you peace and Direction during this difficult time.

Bonnie and family. Sorry to hear about your moms passing. We hope the wonderful memories you have of her will bring you comfort

I’m sorry for your loss.

Bonnie & Family,
We are so saddened to hear of your Mother’s passing. You are in our thoughts & prayers during this most difficult time.
Sincere sympathy.

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My deepest sympathy to you all.