Albert Spencely

Albert Harry Spencley passed away peacefully in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, on Monday morning, May 12, 2014 at the age of 93 years.

The funeral service was held at the Salmon Arm Seventh Day Adventist Church on Wednesday morning, May 21st at 11 a.m. with Pastor Malcolm Graham officiating.

Cremation followed with interment with his late wife, Muriel, in Mt. Ida Cemetery, Salmon Arm.

A reception followed in the church, allowing the friends to continue sharing memories.

Born in Burleigh Falls, Ontario on April 26, 1921. He worked as a contractor, the first 20 years in the Oil Industry, followed by general contract work in many locations of Canada. He met the love of his life, Muriel, in Ontario. With a planned trip to visit family in Victoria they stopped in Salmon Arm, enjoying the scenery, they purchased a home. They lived in Salmon Arm for 20 years before moving to Enderby. Albert is well remembered for his dedication with Muriel and spending countless hours assisting her during her final months in a care home in Armstrong. Giving back to the community was important for Albert and Muriel, years of dedication with St. John’s Anglican Church in Salmon Arm, and then the Seventh Day Church, both were members of Shuswap Singers. He was a war veteran working with construction of Army Barracks in Ontario. Albert was a very independent gentleman, his home was his castle; He was determined to continue living at home with nobody fussing over him.

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Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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