Merlin Spidle

Merlin Spidle

2004

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Merlin Lyle Spidle Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co., passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2004 in Veteran’s Unit of Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg, one day short of his 85 birthday. Born in Scarsdale, he was the son of the late Milton and Lola (Wentzell) Spidle. He was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Cape Breton Highlanders in Italy. He was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion, branch 102, New Germany. He enjoyed his family visits, the nurses who he called angels and received much pleasure from the cats. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Margaret Penney. Sons; Malcolm (Connie), Robert (Judy), John (Sherri) all of Barss Corner; Barry (Joanne), Newburne. Daughters, Joan (Stephen), Upper Northfield; Judy (Bruce), Bridgewater. Grandchildren, Trevor (Lisa), Newcombville; Tosha (Brandon), Thomas, Justin, Jasmine, Giselle; great grandson Cole. He was predeceased by sisters, Ruth Silver, Jessie Bell, Marion Penney. There will be no visitation or funeral service by personal request. Memorial donations may be made to the DVA Unit of Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital or charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 4895 route 10, New Germany and where online condolences may be made at www.sweenysfuneralhome.com