SPENCER, Warren Reginald “Reg”

Passed peacefully on Wednesday October 14, 2020 at the age of 80 years. Caring husband and best friend of Diane for 57 amazing years. Adored father of Phillip (late Nicole), Stephen and Melissa (Tom). Proud grandpa to Spencer and Travis. Dear brother of Logan (Audrey) and Fronz (Willferd). Brother-in-law to Alden “Sonny” (Margo), Barbara (Dennis) and Curt (Shelley). Son of the late Noble and Irene Spencer. Reg will be missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins, and the many friends he has made over the years from coast to coast.

Born in Great Village, Nova Scotia, Reg moved to Wawa in 1961 for work, retiring from the Algoma Ore Division (AOD) in 1996. In retirement Reg kept himself busy working in his own business, Reg’s Repair Service. He was always happiest when he had something to tinker with. He enjoyed curling and golfing as well as traveling to explore new places, but especially loved his many trips “back home” to the east coast. As well Reg spent his time helping to maintain the property at the First United Church serving as Property Manager.

Family and friends are invited for a time of visiting at the First United Church on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Mrs. Lorna Chiupka officiating (Due to Covid 19 attendance numbers will be restricted at Visitation as well as Funeral Service).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Reg made to the First United Church Property Committee or to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would be greatly appreciated by Reg’s family.

Arrangements entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home Ltd., Wawa

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10 comments

  1. So so sorry to hear of Reggie’s passing! What a wonderful man!!! Always upbeat and had that east coast smile for everyone. Please accept my condolences!

  2. Gerry and Irene Bugyra

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Diane, Melissa, Stephen and Phillip. Reggie was a mentor, a good friend and the best boss I ever had while working underground in the diesel shop. Reg was always there when you needed help on and off the job. Rest In Peace Reg. God Bless.

    Gerry and Irene Bugyra

  3. Rick and Darleen Dickson

    We want to send our deepest condolences to Diane and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. RIP Reg.

  4. So sorry for your loss Dianne & Family, he sure will be missed, he was a really great guy. Happy & Betty Robertson

  5. Jocelyne and Len , Diane Perron's sister and brother-in-law

    Diane and family, please accept our sincere condolences. During our visits to Wawa over the last 50 years, we were always looking forward to meeting and chatting with Reg, which we did around August 17, 2020. Once again, we offer our deepest sympathy to you and the family.

  6. Gosh , I remember when Reggie first came to Wawa & worked with my Dad, didn’t know we were related until Reggie & Keith told me we were cousins, both were wonderful human beings, please accept my deepest sympathy. Thy Rest is Won.

  7. Truly and good and faithful servant. We will miss him dearly.

  8. Our deepest condolences to you Diane and family. Remember so fondly Reg and his smile and all the work he did for the United Church in Wawa. We know that he will be missed dearly by so many that knew him.

    Joe and Alayne

  9. Rest easy as you gained those angel wings Mr. Spencer. I will keep looking for you at the church sales, watching you serve the Lord with the many things you did silently and gracefully for you church….yes you gained those wings….Please come to Diane while she sleeps and plant a kiss upon her forehead……love sent to your family

  10. Sad & Sincere Condolences To The Spencer Family & Friends
    Sorry For Your Loss As Well As The Entire Community Of Wawa Mourns The Loss Of A Kind & Wise Gentleman…..Mr. Reg Spencer
    “Top Shelf Class Act”…… Quality In Everything That Reg Did . We Dealt With Reg’s Support Of Our Small Business For Some Twenty Odd Years & He Never Let Us Down Once. Nice To See His Expertize & Quality Craftsmanship Being Carried On By Melissa & Tom
    RIP To One Of Wawa’s Finest “REG”
    Great Job Diane
    Thanks Guys From Ken & Lu (Retired Owners Of Camp Michi-Wawa)