S: Family & Friends
FC: "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: The name Fennelly in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic words that translate to 'fair valour'. The Family Crest has the following colours OR (yellow or gold): Generosity and elevation of the mind Azure (Blue): Truth and loyalty Vert (Green): Hope, Joy, and loyalty in love. Symbolic Meaning Cross Crosslets: The fourfold mystery of the cross Escallops: (Sea Shells) Traveler to far places or victorious naval commander Helmet: Wisdom and security in defence Saltire: (crossed swords) Resolution Shield: Defender Motto: Denique coelum (Latin) Heaven at last
2: Grandfather Fennelly (Patrick), A young Leo O'Connell and Hannah Fennelly
3: Dad was a young man here
4: Dad was in the garden, you can see Belle & Raymond's house in the background.
5: Mom, Kim and Dad in front of Uncle Mike's house and cellar.
6: Mom & Dad's 50th. Wedding Anniversary.
7: John, Mom & Dad ... In front of the old homestead. Dad was having a bad hair day
8: Peter Brothers & Dad
9: This is a great picture of three old friends... Leo O'Connell, Dad & John O'Neill (Morris)
10: Dad doing a waltz??? Vonnie & Dad, in the background Mary (Pat's wife) In the foreground, Leo Trainor's wife, Gertie
11: Self explanatory, don't ask me where I got it.
12: Mom & Grandmother Brothers. This photo was taken at Grandmother's house on Codners Lane in St. John's
13: This photo was taken in St. Shotts... Olive O'Neill, Vonnie, Unknown & Mom.
14: Mrs. Betsy Brothers, Mom & Aunt Maggie. I have no idea who the other two people are.
15: Starting on the right ... Mom, her brother Clifford and his wife Dora
16: This picture of Pauline was taken in Chicago a few years back, then sat on a table in Port Kirwan for many years. It then disappeared for several years, Leonnie found it in St. Shotts, Pauline now has it in L.A.
17: There isn't anything to add here, except this photo was taken in the front yard of the old homestead.
18: Pauline & John, taken in the front door of the old homestead.
19: Pauline & Mike Chidley. Probably back in the '70s in L.A.
20: I forget the year, I took this picture at the Holiday Inn in St. John's. Pauline, Shelia (Pat's daughter), Mary & Leonnie.
21: Leonnie & Pat; this photo was taken in the old homestead.
22: Mary Where, When ???
23: A party on the Hill Back row: Belle, Dot, Leonnie, Monica (O'Brien), Fred Nolander, maybe Catherine Fennelly, Moreen Nolander Front Row: Pat, Pauline, Owen O'Neill, Mom
24: Mary Jane Brothers and Mary
25: This is Vonnie in front of Pat's first car, a '51 Pontiac
26: Mike & Vonnie... Their wedding day in Boston
27: Vonnie going for a ride, I think this is a trike that John had way back when.
28: Leonnie, Aunt Betty & Mary
29: Leonnie is on a hill behind Uncle Dick's. This is a great shot with the Cove in the background.
30: Mom, Dan O'Connell & Leonnie with Tom in the background. Looks like a well behaved horse
31: Mom, John & Vonnie... In front of the house
32: In the kitchen on the hill Bill O'Neill (Dash), Leonnie, Freddie, Olive, Vonnie, Mom & Bill O'Neill (Tacker)
33: In one of the front rooms on the hill: Martin, David (Mary's son), Tom & Dad
34: Staying close to shore Shelia Kenny, Leonnie & Mary Kenny
35: Vonnie & Aunt Von
36: Aunt Betty
37: This is old!! Mary, Madeline Brothers, Pauline, Leonnie, Vonnie& Adrian
38: John & Adrian in front of Pat's car. Uncle Dick's house is in the background
39: How old is this?? Mary & Pat
40: This photo was taken during Come Home Year 2010 Martin, John, Jeff (John's son) & Adrian
41: Also Come Home Year 2010 Leo, Karen (Martin's Daughter) & Martin
42: Branson,Mo. Christmas, 2005 Judith & Yours Truly
43: Judith in her Graduation Gown. She was just notified of her Ph.D. Thesis acceptance by York University
44: Judith at her son's wedding in Fredericton
45: Judith at the car museum in Las Vegas
46: Vegas Judith rushing to the next one-arm bandit
47: Still Vegas Judith looking for the big win
48: Moncton '66 Roland, Denis & Linda
49: Roland I don't remember the year
50: Denis and myself, taken in Oshawa
51: Leonnie, Denis & Freddie... Taken in Port Kirwan
52: Denis & his son Jeremy, this photo was shot out West
53: Linda & Denis... On one of the many Ontario golf courses
54: Linda ... Hard at work
55: Linda Relax time
56: Linda Fabulous shot
57: Myself & Linda Taken in Moncton
58: This is Tia, Roland's oldest daughter This shot is by a Photographer
59: Tia,again . . .Photographer's shot
60: Taylor, Roland's youngest daughter
61: Betty O'Neill (Bill & Olive's daughter), Freddie & Aunt Liz O'Neill
62: Belle & Aunt Jane
63: Belle & Raymond
64: Mr.Frank O'Neill
65: Uncle Mike
66: Uncle Mike on the left, Aunt Minn on the right and Mary Chidley (their daughter) in the centre
67: Uncle Owen Brothers
68: Uncle Owen, Aunt Ann Brothers & Paddy Fennelly
69: This is Janie Molloy in St. Shotts and that was her car. I think the young man in the background is John.
70: Lucy & Paddy Brothers, at the Community Centre
71: Jimmy Nolander & John O'Neill (Morris)
72: This is a great shot of two men at the fishing grounds. This is Peter & Paddy Brothers
73: Having a few: Phil Coady, Lucy, Olive & Bill O'Neill (Tacker)
74: Bill Kenny (Sport), Cyril O'Neill, Ed Kenny & Gus Fewer
75: '37: Vince O'Neill, Phonse O'Neill, Jim Brothers, Leo O'Connell, Mr. Frank Nolander
76: Front Row: Bill O'Neill (Tacker), Tom Fennelly, Paddy Brothers, John Fennelly Back Row: Peter Brothers, Second from the right Paddy Murphy, Extreme right Paddy Fennelly | You have to guess on the four in the back row ... Vince, Phonse O'Neill ???
77: In Front: Aunt Liz, Jim Fennelly, Kathleen O'Neill, Aunt Minn, Mr. Nix O'Neill, Uncle Mike Sitting on the rail: Paddy Murphy, Standing, Paddy Fennelly
78: Mr. Bill & Mrs. Kit Kenny
79: Mrs. Elizabeth Walsh
80: John O'Neill (Morris), Mary & Bill O'Neiil and Mrs. Elizabeth Walsh
81: Jim Fennelly, Mary Jo O'Neill & John Rogers
82: Joan Shaughnessy & Leo O'Connell
83: Jim Brothers, Din Brothers, Mr. Will O'Flaherty Uncle Owen Brothers & Pad Brothers
85: The old Homestead, still standing. The other two-story house in this photo was Uncle Dick's. That house was removed many years ago. Today, the only two-story house on the hill is this one. | The Hill
86: Uncle Mike's house, this house was removed many years ago. The cellar still exists. | The Hill
87: Looking down the road, i.e., from the hill. You can see some of the stages and Dad's fish store, the flake is gone. | Port Kirwan
88: Port Kirwan | The '40s, a good shot of The Ryan Premises and several stages.
89: Port Kirwan | This Photo shows a few of the stages, there are none left today. The blue house is John Fennelly's, the white house is Paddy & Lucy Brothers', see next photo for more info. on this house.
90: Port Kirwan | Looking up the road from what we called the church yard. The white house to the right was Paddy & Lucy Brothers', it was torn down in 2011.
91: Port Kirwan Harbour | Several fishing boats and stages are in this photo. Today, there is one large wharf and no fishing boats of this size.
92: Here are some examples of today's fishing boats. In the background you can see what was the school; it is now a small chapel. | Port Kirwan
93: Port Kirwan | Two photos of the original Parish Church,the head of the parish was moved to Renews; the church burned in 1940.
94: This is what we referred to as the monument, the burial place of Mother Bernard Kirwan and two other Sisters. A few years back the Presentation Order replaced this monument with a new one. | This is the new monument, the older one (seen above) was either removed or buried. | Port Kirwan
95: Bear Cove Point | In this photo you can see the light and the back of the residence. | The famed ladder from the beach to the lighthouse.This embankment was 88 feet; the ladder had 28 rungs.
96: Bear Cove Point | This photo shows the location of both the horn and the light itself.
97: Clears Cove | This was Mr. O'Flarety's house and barn in Clears Cove; it is also where the Kenny family lived. Today, Clears Cove is mostly vacant.
98: Clears Cove | This is a panoramic view of Clears Cove There may be one summer home there at present, otherwise it is grass, trees and a rocky shoreline.
101: Oshawa Home | Sun porch, a good place for plants in the summer and stained glass.
102: Oshawa Home | The living room, yes, there is a lot of stained glass
103: I took this photo outside the living room window at night. people walking by stare a lot at the stained glass | Oshawa Home
104: Looking from the living room into the kitchen | Oshawa Home
105: Oshawa Home | Looking from the living room into the hallway
106: Oshawa Home | Kitchen hutch & cat
107: Oshawa Home | Those are two Brass Rubbings that Judith rubbed several years back, when she lived in England. The two were rubbed in various churches, which, by the way, is no longer permitted.
108: Oshawa Home | Judith hooked this rug back in her craft days, it is over 8 feet long and about 3 feet wide.