Born April 16, 1927 in Whitbourne, Newfoundland peacefully passed away November 23, 2016 in her 90th year. The daughter of Thomas Spence (1962) and Mary Flynn Spence (1985). Predeceased by her loving husband Bill (2003), their daughter Dawn (1973), daughter-in-law Julie (2013), and son Spence (2016). She will be dearly missed by their children Bill (Paulette), Helen (Barry), John (Kathy), and Chris (Jacqueline). Survived by her loving sisters Rose and Mary both of Newfoundland. Grandma will be dearly missed by Kim, Willie, Patrick, Jason, Anna, Robert, Phillip, Laura, Jeremy, Danielle, and Taylor. Aunt “Nellie” will always be remembered by her 17 nieces and nephews. Elizabeth moved to Boston to attend nursing school after World War II before returning to Canada where she met her beloved Bill and married in 1951. They raised their family throughout the mining towns of Quebec and Northern Ontario before settling in the town of Lively, outside of Sudbury. They spent their final years in Ilderton closer to family.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday evening 7-9 PM. CWL Prayers will be said in the funeral home on Friday evening at 8:45 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Saturday, November 26th at 11 AM with Father Ross Bartley officiating. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Lucan.
Donations to the London Area Right to Life Association, or the March of Dimes Canada would be appreciated by the family.