JONES, Phillip Spencer
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Phillip Spencer Jones age 71 of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, passed away peacefully June 17, 2014 at the Ottawa General Hospital after a struggle with kidney disease, surrounded by his faithful wife, Phyllis, and his children. Spencer leaves his children Phil and Nicole (Eric), as well as his brothers and sisters Mina, Betty, Tom (Lou), Kenny (Judy), Dennis (Pat), as well as his grandchildren, Ben and Jordan. Spencer was preceded in death by his parents John Merlin and Erma, and parents- in-law Gilbert and Marion Reid. He also leaves his nieces and nephews Wendy, Michael, Tracy (Doug), Christopher(Sarah), Paul(Mary), Tammy and Jennifer; brother-in- law Earl , sisters-in-law Carolyn and Debbie and their families; many aunts, uncles, cousins and their extended families. Born June 30, 1942 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Spencer joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1961 and retired in 1995 as a Master Warrant Officer. In his time away from work he raised his family, spent time tinkering in the home garage, building things, enjoying wildlife, gardening, cottage weekends, and trips to the east coast of Canada. The family wishes to express special thanks to the kidney dialysis team at the Riverside Hospital, they have been so good to us in care and generosity over the past 2 years, and also to the kidney dialysis team at the General Hospital for the last 15 day battle we faced, you were wonderful. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd., (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.) Nepean on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 3 p.m. until time of memorial service in the chapel at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the kidney foundation at https://www.kidney.ca/ or contact them for donation information not achieved online: Kidney Foundation Ontario Branch 1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201 Mississauga, ON L5G 4S1 Tel.: (905) 278-3003 / 1-800-387-4474 Fax: (905) 271-4990. Condolences, donations or tributes may be made at
Tubman Funeral Homes - Garden Chapel
3440 Richmond Road
Nepean, ON K2H 8H7
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on June 21, 2014