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Glenna Marie Spears

Glenna Marie Spears

December 15, 2022

Glenna Marie Spears

SPEARS, Glenna Marie – Passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family at Strathcona Long Term Care on Thursday, December 15, 2022 in her 88th year. Loving mother of Cathy and Doug Rice, and Terry Spears. Dear sister of Margie Glover and aunt of Margy and Ken Smart. Cherished Nanny of Adam Rice, Cody Rice (Natalie Walt), Callee Rice (Adam Hincks), Carter Webber, Lily Webber and great-grandmother of Theo Rice. Predeceased by her brother-in-law Don Glover. 

Glenna was a dedicated mother and was fiercely independent. Her hobbies included going for drives, fishing, playing Euchre, reading, playing computer games, following family and friends on social media, among many others. Glenna’s door was always open, and she welcomed visitors of all ages, oftentimes being a person of support and a friendly ear to listen. She was a Postmistress of the Conn Post Office and mail carrier for many years, finishing off her career at MARCC Apparel in her 80th year. 

A Celebration of Glenna’s life will be held at the Mount Forest Curling Club, 144 Egremont Street South, Mount Forest, on Saturday, January 7, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Glenna are asked to consider Autism Ontario. Arrangements entrusted to the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest. 


I am very sorry to hear of your families loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.

— Murray Adam, January 26, 2023

To Margie, Cathy, Terry and families
I was sorry to read of Glenna’s passing. I remember well when she was postmistress at the Conn post office. She was always friendly and had a smile.
Lynn Prior

— Lynn Prior, January 2, 2023

Sending deepest condolences on the passing of your mom, Cathy. I remember her fondly from the Conn post office. A lovely lady.

— Lorrie (Adams)Hopf, December 28, 2022

Hugs to you, Cathy ..your Mom was a strong, special person. Fond memories of the care she gave to a silly girl on a particular sleep-over :)

— Karen Beauvais (Kien), December 24, 2022

Sorry to hear about your Mother. Condolences to you Cathy and Doug also to your family.

— Ken and Karen Thompson, December 24, 2022

Cathy, we are so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom, such a lovely lady, and will be greatly missed. Our sincere condolences.

— Oakes Family, December 22, 2022

Our sincere sympathies to all of you. Your Mom was such a kind , lovely lady. She was so proud of you all and loved you all so much. Sending a big hug your way.

— Dave and Brenda Holliday, December 22, 2022

I'm so sorry to hear that Glenna passed, she was a wonderful women. She was very kind and welcoming. She will be missed by all of us at the Senior's Centre. Rest in peace Glenna. Judy, Dave and Sharon Wurr

— Judith Wurr, December 22, 2022

To Margie, Cathy, Terry and your families…
I’m thinking of you at this sad time. I know that together you will have a million happy memories of this great lady with the kind smile.

— Sharon Eurig, December 21, 2022

Cathy, Doug & family--
Our heartfelt condolences at your loss of a dear Mom & Grandma. Thinking of you as you grieve together & share happy memories of her...
with our caring & prayers,
Gary & Gwynne

— Gary & Gwynne Smith, December 21, 2022

I would often go to Bingo with her. I remember once driving home during a snowstorm . We made it home safely with the window down and I was the lookout for her. Rest in peace Glenna

— Gayle Eaton(Ryckman), December 21, 2022

Glenna was always a friendly face when I picked up the mail at the Conn Post Office. She would sometimes call me and say the pigs are here when the pigs would make their escape! Condolences to all her family at this time

— Elsie Ryckman, December 21, 2022

Glenna was always a caring and loving women. Many fond memories of her life in Conn. R.I.P. Glenna

— Brenda Officer, December 20, 2022

Cathy, Doug & family: We send our deepest sympathy. – Barry & Thelma Rawn

— Barry & Thelma Rawn, December 20, 2022

Our thoughts are with you all, during this time. She leaves lots of fond memories for all to share.

— Ron and Mary Ellen Wiltshire, December 20, 2022

Cathy, Terri and family. So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Whenever you seen her she always said hi with a smile on her face. My thoughts are with you

— Karen Rave, December 20, 2022

Our sincere condolences. Wayne and Sandra

— Wayne and Sandra Lytle, December 20, 2022

Cathy, Doug, Terry and family, we are saddened to hear of Glenna’s passing. We had the pleasure of knowing Glenna for many years in Conn. She was kind, caring and an amazing community member. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

— Donald Family, December 19, 2022

Cathy, Doug, Terri and families, many fond memories in our broomball days of your mom. It wasn’t hard to tell her family was so important to her. Cherish your many memories ❤️ Donna and Brian Stoner

— Donna and Brian Stoner, December 19, 2022

Sending my deepest condolences to you all. I remember the first time I met Glenna. The spring of 1988. I was newly married, just moved to Conn and I was getting familiar with the town. First stop, the Conn post office. A lady was there to greet me with the biggest smile, the warmest, welcoming nature and a lasting friendship began. Throughout the years of living in Conn, you could always depend on Glenna to lend a hand if needed, listen to my stories and offer gentle advice. The good old days of raising my kids in the little hamlet of Conn. Thinking of you all in this difficult time.

— Trina Larter, December 19, 2022

I met Glenna when the girls got together summer evenings at McLennan apartments…..we would figure out the worlds problems and then make plans to go for dinner someplace. Glenna was a lovely and kind person and will be remembered by anyone lucky enough to know her

— Bill & Judy Gerber, December 19, 2022

Kathy, Doug, Terry and families My deepest condolences to you all.
Glenna was a real good second mother to my children. We will never forget the good times we had together.
Love always

— Lois Scott, December 19, 2022

Our Sincere sympathy on the death of your loved one. She enjoyed the Euchres at St. Mary's even when she had to use an assistive device to get from one table to the other. She was a sharp Euchre player and at all times had that happy smile. She so loved her family and lit up when asked of them. May her Soul Rest In Peace and may all of you treasure your happy memories. Sincerely, Bob and Mary McIntee

— Bob and Mary McIntee, December 19, 2022

Glenna was a member of the Mount Forest Seniors Group, for many years.
She loved Euchre. She will be missed.

— Kay Ayres, December 19, 2022

Cathy, Doug, and Terry and Family
So sorry to hear about Glenna. We had some good times together.
We had not see each other for a long while then entered back into her life. We had a lot of catching up which, was a delight.
I will miss our talks and friendship.
My condolences Kerry.

— Kerry Hale, December 19, 2022

Cathy, Doug,& Family- Terry & Family; We are so saddened to read of Glenna's passing. Our sincere sympathy to you & your Families.

— Kaye Coutts/ Mike Rundle, December 19, 2022

Cathy, Doug, Terry and family’s…so sorry to hear of Glenna’s passing. Lots of great memories of her at our sporting events when we were a few years younger. She was a great lady.

— Brad and Cathy Schwindt, December 19, 2022

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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