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September 19, 1936 - June 13, 2018


It is with great sadness and loss that our family announces the passing of Mr. Frank Spence of Lac La Biche on June 13, 2018, at the age of 81 years. He is lovingly remembered by 3 daughters, Shirley (Walter) Kotowich, Betty (Leslie) Castor & Lynnette (Sidney) Boucher; 5 sons, Donald (Linda), Roland, Paul (Jacqueline), Melton & Douglas; stepdaughter, Velma Cadieux; 21 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence (Louise); 6 sisters, Rosetta Spence-Norris, Fern Thom, Lillian Iwasko, Edna (Robert), Martha (Gary) Winiandy & Dianne Thom; as well as numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Spence was predeceased by his wife, Emma; 2 grandchildren, Cindy Castor & Mark Castor; step-great-grandson, Owen Cadieux; parents, Gabriel & Roseanna; paternal grandparents, Frank Oliver & Mary Spence; maternal grandparents, Emilien & Mary Boucher. A Wake will be held on Thursday & Friday, June 21 & 22 at Hylo Community Hall, Hylo. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Lac La Biche. Reverend Father Aureus Manjares will be the celebrant, with interment in Willow Park Cemetery, Lac La Biche. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: MaryAnn Eleniak
Relation: Friend

Our sincere condolences to the family of Frank – he was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed. Danny & MaryAnn Eleniak

From: Kristeen farquharson
Relation: Family friend

My sincere condolences to the Spence family at this difficult time…Frank was my dads good friend and they knew each other since kids …he was a kind man always friendly and loved to laugh and have coffee.. God rest now Frank and peace and light follow …..

The Przysiezny\farquharson family

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
June 21, 2018

Hylo Community Hall

Hylo, AB Canada

Wake Thursday & Friday, June 21 & 22, at Hylo Community Hall.

Hylo, AB Canada

  Mass of Christian Burial

Date & Time:
June 23, 2018
Beginning at 1:00pm

St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church

Lac La Biche, AB Canada

Lac La Biche, AB Canada

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