It is with profound sadness that the family of Rolene Spencer announces the passing of our mother, sister, and auntie.
Rolene passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012, with her family attending by her side, at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
She leaves behind her cherished son, Travis Spencer of Winnipeg, Man.; sisters, Janet (Warren) Williams of Fort Frances, Ont. and Pat (Don) Venne of Emo, Ont.; brother, Archie (Darlene) Hogan of Thunder Bay, Ont.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rolene was born Tuesday, May 28, 1946 in Rainy River, Ont. to Jenny and Leo Hogan.
She was raised in Atikokan, Ont., where she met the love of her life, Tracy Spencer, and soon they were married. They later moved to Crozier, Ont.
Rolene trained to become a nurse and began working at La Verendrye Hospital. She worked there for many years, making many friends and touching the lives of many people.
After retirement, she joined the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 Ladies’ Auxiliary. She enjoyed being part of the Honour Guard and cherished the friendships she made.
A celebration of Rolene’s life was held Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 in Fort Frances, with Mr. Archie Hogan officiating.
In memoriam donations may be made to either La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances or the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 Ladies’ Auxiliary c/o Green Funeral Home, P.O. Box 427, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3M8.
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