Spr Glen Edward Shier (Ret’d)

    • Spr Glen Edward Shier (Ret’d)
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    • Spr Glen Edward Shier (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Glen Edward Shier (Ret’d) of Cochrane, ON at the Lady Minto Hospital on 1 September 2008 at the age of 89 years.

    Glen was born in Hunta, ON, a small hamlet about 25 kilometres northeast of Cochrane.  He was the first in a family of seven boys and girls.  He  was a veteran of the Second World War serving in the Royal Canadian Engineers from March 1945 until discharge shortly after the end of the war.  He trained in Petawawa and completed his service in Canada. He was a Life member of the Cochrane Branch #15 of the Royal Canadian Legion. 

    A service will be held at the Irvine and Irvine Funeral Home Chapel on 5 September 2008.  Burial will take place in the Cochrane Civic Cemetery.