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Born: Feb 11, 1929
Date of Passing: Jun 17, 2022Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
February 11, 1929 - June 17, 2022
It is with deep sorrow and sadness that the family announces the unexpected passing of Eric Spence on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Bethesda Place Personal Care Home in Steinbach, MB.
Eric was predeceased by his wife Jean in 2019.
He will be lovingly remembered by his son Michael (Dana), their children, Geoffrey (Billie-Jo), Rachael (Shawn), Jonathan (Emily); great-grandchildren, Nathan, Marissa, Ashley, Jacob, Ava-Lynn. His daughter Gaynor (Bill), their children, Tammy, Crystal (Allan); great-grandchildren, James, Isaiah and Tatiana.
Eric was born in England, and near the end of the World War Two he served in the RAF. Upon leaving the service, he married his wife Jean, and together the immigrated to Winnipeg, in 1965. Eric was an extremely hard-working man working numerous jobs to provide for his family. Eric was also a long-time standing member of the Transcona Legion Branch 7. In his leisure time he enjoyed playing or watching soccer, and cricket. He also enjoyed working in his award-winning garden, and spending time with his family.
According to Eric's wishes, cremation has taken place, and no formal services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eric's memory, to the Winnipeg Humane Society or the Steinbach and Area Animal Rescue.
Family and friends may sign a
Book of Condolence at www.crossingsfuneralcare.ca
Arrangements entrusted to:
Crossings Funeral Care
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 25, 2022
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