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Glendon Atwood

Glendon Atwood

Born In: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: August 6th, 1936

Passed in: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: February 2nd, 2019

ATWOOD, Glendon Howard, 82, Dayton, passed away February 2, 2019, in the Meadows Home for Special Care, Yarmouth. Born in Yarmouth, August 6, 1936, he was a son to the late Willis Henry and Florence Annie (Rose) Atwood. Glen spent his career with Transport Canada as a civil engineer in Ottawa and Winnipeg. He ministered as a deacon of Hebron Baptist Church and as president of the Yarmouth Baptist Association, and was a member of the Canadian Bible Society throughout his life. He served on the boards of the Canadian Baptist Foundation, Wastecheck Nova Scotia, and the Yarmouth Airport Authority. He is survived by wife, Janet Mary Atwood; daughter, Karen Mary Elizabeth Atwood; sons, Phillip Gordon Atwood, Peter James (Mavourneen Mooney) Atwood, and Mark Howard (Stephanie Lynch) Atwood; brother, Gilbert Ashley Atwood; sister, Eleanor Rose Henderson; 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Anne McKenzie and daughter, Angela Atwood. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation was held Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. from the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service was Friday, February 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from the Hebron Baptist Church, Rev. Derek Langille and Rev. Mitchell Deware officiatied. Burial to take place in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Hebron. Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson Canada or the Canadian Bible Society. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net




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