A fisherman for a lifetime, he has left this harbour

Clem Dohey


My father, a fisherman for a lifetime has left this harbor. Clem and Larry Dohey off Cape St, Mary’s.

Clem Dohey, age 89, of St. Bride’s, Placentia Bay, a fisherman for a lifetime, left this harbour on October 18, 2017, in the presence of his loving family.

He was predeceased by his wife, Loretta, son Billy, his parents William & Bridget Dohey, his sister Lettie Murphy and her spouse, Lar, and by his brothers John, Frank, and Jim and his spouse, Rose.

Always a high liner to his family, he leaves to mourn in sadness, his children: Eta (Anthony Nash), George (Patricia Walsh), Eric, Frances (Fred Mills), Pat (Pauline Broderick), Larry (Ian Martin), Doreen (Dominic Traverse), Father Wayne, Jean, Sandra (Fabian Manning), Orinda (Jerry Careen), Marie (Lloyd MacKenzie) and his brother, Charlie of St. Bride’s.

His great love and joy were his 23 grandchildren: Janice, Ian, Kim, Tracey, Elizabeth, Freddie, Sandra, Carrie, Justin, Pat Jr., Ashley, Peter, Christopher, Jordan, Fabian Jr., Mark, Heather, Amy, Marcus, Kindra, Evhan, Joshua and Grayson and his 10 great-grandchildren: Logan, Lavina, Emma, Kate, Addyson, Chase, Maxim, Nash, Fabian Jr. and Leah.

Clem also leaves behind a large circle of other relatives and friends, especially the residents of Beachside Manor and the Lions Manor Nursing Home in Placentia where he resided at the time of his passing.

 Mass of Christian Burial took place on Tuesday, October 24 at 2:00 pm.

“Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch.” Luke 5:4