Obituary of Glendon Canning Spicer
PICTOU – Glendon Canning Spicer, 90, Maritime Odd Fellows Home, Pictou, formerly of New Glasgow and New Minas, passed away peacefully, Monday, March 28, 2022.
Born in Apple River, he was a son of the late Brenton and Agnes (Johnson) Spicer. Glen was a member of the United Church, New Minas. He had been employed as service manager with the former Kiley Motors, New Glasgow and Bonnyman Pontiac Buick Ltd., New Minas. Glen was a member and 50-year jewel holder of Albion Lodge, No. 5 A.F. & A.M., New Glasgow. He was a Past Master of Kentville Lodge No. 58, A.F. & A.M., Kentville. Glen served as District Grand Chaplin for Kings County (2002). He was a member of various Masonic concordant bodies and was a member of the Philae Temple Shriners. He volunteered with the Victorian Order of Nurses and with many other worthy causes. Glen greatly enjoyed years of playing Santa Claus throughout the province for 40 years.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie (Lowther) Spicer, Pictou; daughters, Glenna (David) Ripley, Durham; Sherry (Ron) Carlyle, Abercrombie; son, Robert (Kisa) Spicer, Mississauga, Ont.; grandchildren, Sue Ellen, Patricia, Michael, Stacey and Stephen; great-grandchildren, Macaela, Madison, Katelyn, Kristina, Emilee, Natalie, Braydon, Wyatt and Sam; sisters, Madeline Bradley, Truro; Bessie Borden, Kamloops, B.C.; brothers, Duncan (Louise) Spicer, Apple River; several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Carson, Brenton Jr., Clair and Headley.
A graveside service will be held in Maccan Cemetery at a later date.