MacLennan, John Quinn – It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of John Quinn McLennan, age 40, on Sunday, October 25, 2015. He was a devoted father and a friend to many. His smile and sense of humour will be missed by all who knew him.
Born August 12, 1975, to Donald MacLennan and Faith O’Hara, he is survived by paternal grandmother, Helen McLennan; mother, Faith O’Hara; brothers, Lincoln McLennan and Tyler Hughes; sisters, Dorian MacLennan and Logan Baker (Darcy Baker); his former wife and friend, Shelley Myrer; beloved children, Brittany-Ann Gillis (Justin Gillis), Aimee-Lyn Gilhen (Wally Bowser), and John MacLennan, Jr.; his grandchildren, Oliver and Jillian Gillis, and baby Bowser who is expected in February, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws. He was predeceased by maternal grandmother, Mary Downey; paternal grandfather, John “Jack” MacLennan; father, Donald MacLennan, and stepfather, John Hughes.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit. An informal celebration of John’s life will take place in the Royal Canadian Legion, Gaetz Brook, on November 1 from 2-4 p.m. No burial at the family’s request.