It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of James “Jim” Glennie, Lairg Road, Gairloch. Jim passed away peacefully on January 7, 2023 in the Aberdeen Hospital with his family by his side.
Born in 1943, in River Hebert, he was a son of the late John “Jack” and Hazel (Melanson) Glennie.
After serving in the Navy, Jim went on to work as a Power Engineer at Scott Paper and Kimberley Clark in Abercrombie until he retired after 30 years in 2002. In his younger years, he loved to hunt and fish, but as he got older he was happiest when he was meticulously landscaping his property and driving his tractor. He loved his flower beds and gardens.
He is survived by his wife Shirley; his beloved dog Georgie; sons, Mike (Sally and her son Dylan), Westville and Scott (Heather), Millbrook; daughter Patty Molyneaux (Jamie), Virginia; brothers, Wayne (Sherri), River Hebert; John, Minudie; and Stewart (Sherry), River Hebert; sisters, Dorothy Bunch, New Minas; Helen Gagne, Moncton, NB; Faye McTavish (Jim), Moncton, NB; and Carol Hamilton (Fred), Chediac, NB. Jim also has one grandchild Daniel Molyneaux, Virginia who he often bragged how smart and talented Daniel was ; step children, Michael Chapman, Churchville, Scott Chapman, Westville, and Kathy Chapman, Westville.
He was predeceased by his first wife Judy; daughter-in-law Patricia; parents Jack and Hazel; brothers Donald and Gordon; and sister Evelyn.
His family will receive visitors on Friday, January 13th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Eagles Funeral Home, Westville. A private funeral service will be held however it may be watched on Saturday at 3 o'clock by clicking the following link https://youtu.be/eWkSPCiCOHY
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