Peter Hyland Spence


1925 – 2017

It is with sorrow and sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Hyland Spence, who peacefully closed his eyes and went to his eternal home with Jesus on the morning of Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Peter was the son of David Malcolm Spence and Jane (Rintoul) Spence. Peter was born and raised in Kirkgate, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, with several brothers and sisters. Peter and his first wife Jean had two children. James (Rosemary) Spence who had eight children. (James was later remarried to Moira.) Iain (Sandra) Spence, who had one child. Peter was predeceased by his first wife Jean. Peter is survived by his second wife, Una, whom he married on May 16, 1998; his two sons, James and Iain; his two step children, Tina and Jason; his fifteen grandchildren and his three great grandchildren. All of whom will miss him dearly. A Memorial Service will be held at the Innisfail Baptist Church, 5204 – Spruce Road, Innisfail, AB on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dementia Alberta, 4808 – 45 St, Innisfail, AB T4G 1M8 or a charity of your choosing. Condolences to Peter’s family may be emailed to


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