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Born: Oct 19, 1945

Date of Passing: Apr 25, 2019

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Sadly, I announce the passing of my good friend Glen Hewitt. Glen was born on October 19, 1945, and he died on April 25, 2019.
During his life, Glen travelled life's halls meeting its obstacles with resolve and conviction. His goal in life was to make this world a better place. He often lacked the tools to combat life's adversities but, in his own way, he persevered and prevailed. He observed, he learned, and he concluded that the world could be a better place.
After he graduated from high school, Glen joined the Navy. Upon his discharge, he worked as a postal employee and then, in 1974, he began a long career with the City of Winnipeg's Waterworks Department. He retired from that job in 2008. Glen then volunteered at the Victoria General Hospital. He loved working as a volunteer at the "Vic" and, in return, he was loved.
One of Glen's most enjoyable experiences was when he served as the President of the Riel Community's Resident Advisors Group. He did that for many years, interacting with City of Winnipeg Councillors and area residents.
Glen was always pleasant. You couldn't leave his presence without a good laugh and a smile on your face. He wanted to make a difference and he did. How many people can say that?

Goodbye my friend.
Enjoy your journey and have a safe trip.

No service is planned.
For those who so desire, a donation in Glen's name can be made to The Guild of the Victoria General Hospital or to a charity of your choice.

Bardal Funeral Home 204-774-7474

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 04, 2019

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • It was with great sadness we read of Glen’s passing. He was in our hearts and our thoughts more than he knew. Rest In Peace, Glen. Love from your sister Vicki, your niece Alana & your family in Australia. - Posted by: Vicki Prowse (Sister) on: Oct 21, 2019

  • I worked with Glen for a couple of years on Plinquet. He always had visitors in his office as he was such a great story teller. I enjoyed knowing you - you will be missed! - Joy Denyer - Posted by: Joy Denyer (Co-worker) on: May 07, 2019

  • I'm so sorry to hear of Glen's passing. I was fortunate to have worked with him. He was kind, generous and a bit mischievous. Rest in Peace Grandpa, you will be missed. Your No. 2. - Posted by: Vivian (Co-Worker/Friend) on: May 06, 2019

  • Glen had a big heart. He wanted to appear to gruff but he was the kindest man. He supported many community functions but I think he was most proud of providing books to the Children's Hospital. - Posted by: Dan Wiwchar (Vo-worker) on: May 05, 2019

  • Oh dear Glen (aka Grandpa) you will be missed. I was so thankful to meet you and work with you at 552 Plinguet. Your keen wit and kindness was there every day. It was my pleasure. Faye Schmidt - Posted by: Faye (Co-worker) on: May 04, 2019

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