In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Christine Barnes


Leading Seaman, C.A.F. (Navy)


Born: 02 Jan 1971


Died: 12 Dec 2005, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador


BARNES, Christine - Passed peacefully away at the L.A. Miller Center, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 34 years on 12 December 2005.


Born January 2, 1971. to Albert Barnes and Mercedes Jones. Leaving to mourn are her beloved dad, Albert Barnes; brother, Pte. Randy Barnes of the RCAF and Mother Mercedes. Left also are her aunts: Margaret Wilkins and family and Anita Coutu and family; her uncles: Sam Barnes and family, Ken Barnes and family and Bill Manning and family. Also left to mourn are special friends: Janet Chambers, Keith, Yvonne and "Miss Olivia" Taylor, Michelle and Denise from the Sundance Saloon, several other friends and grandparents Edna and Randall Barnes. Special mention to first cousin, Pte. Bill Manning Jr,. who is also away serving his country and was unable to be home for services.


Resting at Carnell's Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Tuesday, Dec. 13th from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 14th from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 15th at 9:30 a.m. from St. Pius X Church followed by cremation. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Christine's memory to the Dr. H.B. Murphy Center. 


She was buried in the Field of Honour at Mount Pleasant Cemetery with full military protocol on Friday, December 16, 2005.


Gone now is Christine the ballet dancer, the figure skater, the soccer player, the "a" student, lover of animals and lover of the month of May. Christine loved her country passionately and eventually went on to defend it. She has left this earthly plane and rests in God's arms. She will never be forgotten or unloved.


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