It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Courage of Burin announces his passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the age of 80 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and precious memories brothers Jacob (Irene) of Burin, Levi (Una)of Burin; sister Barbara Lundrigan (Frank) of Bay L'Argent plus a large circle of nieces, nephewss other family and friends. Predeceased by parents Jacob and Catherine Courage, brothers Charles, William, Steven and Rudell Courage; sisters Eleanor Lundrigan, Bridget Lundrigan and Nellie Drake. Father James Fleming officiated Funeral Mass on Monday, February 13, 2017 at St. Patrick's Parish Church, Burin with interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fox Cove. Pall Bearers were Jake Courage, George Lundrigan, Jody Hayse, Randy Courage, Jeff Adams, Richard Drake. Cross Bearer was Harvey Courage Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin "BECAUSE WE CARE."