Young, Glenna Marie

Young, Glenna Marie – Age 72, Musquodoboit Harbour, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2016, in Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Musquodoboit Harbour. Born in West Petpeswick, she was a daughter of the late Franklyn and Maud (Gaetz) Young. Glenna is survived by her brothers, Arthur, West Petpeswick; Robert (Isobel), Lawrencetown; Richard (Ann), Porters Lake; Garth, West Petpeswick; Murray (Marj), Dartmouth; Raymond (Carol), Alberta; Owen (Theresa), East Chezzetcook; Bruce (Gloria), Dartmouth; many, many nieces and nephews she cared very deeply for. She was predeceased by her siblings, Joan, Joseph, Maurice, Edna, James and Gerald.

Glenna lost her sight in 2006. She overcame this complication to live a full and joyful life in Chezzetcook and Forest Glen’s apartments in East Petpeswick, where she made many friends with whom she loved to play cards and share a tidbit of gossip or two.

Cremation has taken place. A Mass of Christian Life will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Musquodoboit Harbour, Father Fabian Ihunego officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family interment will be at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital or West Petpeswick Cemetery.

The family would like to thank all the staff of Twin Oaks, Dartmouth General and Victoria General Hospitals for their great care and gentleness, as well as all Glenna’s home support workers who came over the years – your care made it possible for Glenna to live an independent life with family and friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.