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Clarence Orville Spears

Male 1911 - 2004  (92 years)


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  • Name Clarence Orville Spears  [1, 2
    Born 12 Jul 1911  Chesterwold, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1921  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1921 
    • Role: Household Member
      46 Con 2 W B R
      Methodist
      Thomas Spears «tab»37 Ont farmer(own farm) Irish Father Birth - Ireland, Mother Ontario
      Mary E Spears «tab»37 Ont Irish Father Birth - Ontario, Mother Ontario
      Pesley Spears «tab»11 Alberta
      Clarance Spears 9 Alberta
      Eileen Spears «tab» 5 British Columbia
    Religion-Member 1 Jun 1921  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    • Role: Member
    Residence 1 Jun 1921  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    46 Con 2 W B R 
    • Role: Occupant
    Occupation Bef 1968  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Religion Bef 1968  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    active in the Settlement United Church 
    Occupation Aft 1968  Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    worked in the Co-Op 
    Religion Aft 1968  Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    very active in the United Church 
    Residence Aft 1968  Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Q2 2004  Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Dunk's Bay Road
    Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0
    Canada 
    Residence Bef 12 Mar 2004  Gateway Haven Nursing Home, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 12 Mar 2004  Gateway Haven Nursing Home, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Obituary 13 Mar 2004  Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Spears: Clarence Orville
      After a life well lived, and with his girls by his side, at Gateway Haven Nursing Home on Friday March 12th, 2004. Clarence Spears, of Wiarton, in his 93rd year. Dear husband of the late Mary (Caudle) Spears. Loved and loving father of Kenneth Spears, and his wife Vangie, of Wingham, Ruth Howatt, and her husband Carman, of Clinton, Wilma Vincent, and her husband Clare, of Londesborough, Eileen Greidanus, and her husband Leo of Seaforth, and Helen Burley, and her husband John, of Wiarton. Adored grandfather of ten grandchildren, and special Popa-Great to eleven great-grandchildren. Clarence is survived by his brother Arnold (Joan) Spears, of Dowling, and special family friend, Edie Spears, of Vancouver. Uncle Clarence will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Percy and Stan, and sister, Eileen. Clarence's family will receive friends at the George Funeral Home, 430 Mary Street, Wiarton on Sunday March 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The Funeral Celebration will be held at St. John's United Church, Wiarton on Monday, March 15th at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Ed Laksmanis officiating. Spring Interment, Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory. Special thanks to the staff of Gateway Haven for their kind care of Clarence, and his family. Memorial donations to the Sick Children's Hospital Foundation, St. John's United Church or Gateway Haven would be appreciated.
    Funeral 14 Mar 2004  George Funeral Home, 430 Mary Street, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clarence's family will receive friends at the George Funeral Home, 430 Mary Street, Wiarton on Sunday March 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. 
    Celebration 15 Mar 2004  St. John's United Church, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Funeral Celebration 

    • The Funeral Celebration will be held at St. John's United Church, Wiarton on Monday, March 15th at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Ed Laksmanis officiating.
    Ethnic Origin Irish  [4
    Occupation Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    tax collector 
    _UID 913F3B2C743345D9A98A15D77DCC16B12B1F 
    Person ID I2109  Jan R. Schwarz III Genealogy file
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2017 

    Father Thomas Spears,   b. 27 Jun 1883, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1973, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Ellen Bartman,   b. 15 Jan 1883, St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1908  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Witnesses - Lyda SPEARS & Bertha BARTMAN [6]
    Residence 25 Apr 1916  Port Coquitlam, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1 Jun 1921  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1921 
    • 46 Con 2 W B R
      Methodist
      Thomas Spears «tab»37 Ont farmer(own farm) Irish Father Birth - Ireland, Mother Ontario
      Mary E Spears «tab»37 Ont Irish Father Birth - Ontario, Mother Ontario
      Pesley Spears «tab»11 Alberta
      Clarance Spears 9 Alberta
      Eileen Spears «tab» 5 British Columbia
    Residence 1 Jun 1921  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    46 Con 2 W B R 
    Headstones
    Thomas Spears Headstone
    Thomas Spears Headstone
    Family ID F977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Gertrude Caudle,   b. 1915, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1989, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1937  Lionhead, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • It looked like this when Helen left home in 1967. Clarence had built an office on the porch far right.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Wilma Mary Spears,   b. 17 May 1946,   d. 25 Sep 2010, Clinton, Huron County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Living
    Headstones
    Clarence Spears Headstone
    Clarence Spears Headstone
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1911 - Chesterwold, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1921 - 1 Jun 1921 - St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion-Member - Methodist - 1 Jun 1921 - St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 46 Con 2 W B R - 1 Jun 1921 - St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1937 - Lionhead, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - Bef 1968 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - active in the Settlement United Church - Bef 1968 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - worked in the Co-Op - Aft 1968 - Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - very active in the United Church - Aft 1968 - Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1968 - Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Dunk's Bay Road
    Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0
    Canada - Q2 2004 - Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 13 Mar 2004 - Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tax collector - - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Clarence Spears Headstone
    Clarence Spears Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Cemetery Headstones - Dunk's Bay, Dunk's Bay Cemetery (Tobermory, Ontario, Canada), Clarence Spears monumental inscription, Read by Jan Schwarz, Dec 30, 2011. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S259] Obituaries - Canadian Obits, CanadianObits.com, (http://canadianobits.com/), accessed 20 Dec 2017), Spears: Clarence Orville (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S44] Newspaper Ontario - Wiarton Echo, Ontario. Wiarton., "Birthday Wishes," July 24, 2002. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S153] Census Canada 1921, Canada., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc. \i The 1921 Canadian Census\i0 . http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : 2013), district 69 Bruce North (Ontario), sub-district 40, Township of St Edmunds, p. 5, dwelling 59, family 59, Thomas Spears; (http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : accessed 18 Jan 2015); citing Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S48] Book - Down Memory Lane - Pioneers in St. Edmunds Township, Dora White-Wyonch, and Cora Wyonch, (Tobermory, Ontario: White, 1994.), 67. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S42] Marriage Records - Ontario Archives, Ontario. Archives of Ontario., Spears-Bartman; MS932 Reel 133, 005349. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S49] Military records - Canada, Canada., Thomas Speats Attestation; accessed 3 Jul 2013 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S37] Pers: Facebook (old), (https://www.facebook.com), accessed Jan 2, 2012), Helen Spears (Reliability: 3).