Tryphenia Louise Barfoot Obituary

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October 28, 1921 – June 18, 2011

BARFOOT, Tryphenia Louise “Triffie” (nee Kelloway) - Formerly of Pool’s Island, Bonavista Bay passed peacefully away after a very short illness at the Health Sciences Complex on Saturday, June 18, 2011, in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Jacob (2004); parents Deliah and Job Kelloway; brothers Frank and Woodrow; and sister Alfreda Carter. Triffie leaves to mourn her loving son Wilson (Sylvia); loving daughter and best friend Beverly Murphy (Paul); beloved grandchildren Carolyn Rideout (Geoff), Scott and Susan Barfoot; precious great-grandchildren Sophie and Max who were the joy of her life. Also left to mourn are sisters Marie Lawrence (Len) and Rowena Williams; sisters-in-law Jessie and Elsie Kelloway, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends including her very special friends she made at the Glenbrook Lodge and Villa over the past years. Special thanks to the staff at Glenbrook Lodge with whom she developed a very special friendship. She had a wonderful stay. Visitation will be held at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Ave. on Monday from 7-9 and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s The Virgin Anglican Church on Wednesday at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at the Columbarium, Forest Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Triffie’s memory to a Charity of One’s Choice. To sign the online memorial guest book, please visit

Tryphenia's tribute is brought to you by:
Barrett's Funeral Homes Ltd.
Barrett's Funeral Homes Ltd.
328 Hamilton Ave
St. John's, NL Canada
A1E 1J9
Phone: (709) 579-6007
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