Funeral service for the late Paul L. MacLennan, 64, Aspen, was held July 22 in Kirk Memorial United Church, Aspen, with Reverend Dr. Glen Matheson officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. MacLennan died July 18, 2019, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish.
Born July 16, 1955, in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Allison Joy MacLennan, Helen May (Langley) MacLennan and stepfather, Bryce Lloyd Jack. He was a heavy equipment operator, who could turn his hand to anything. He was an avid racing fan and drove street stock at Riverside Speedway for many years, passing the love of the sport onto his four boys. He was a car show enthusiast and traveled throughout in his 55 Chevy.
He is survived by his wife, Marie; four sons, Robie (Melodie), Glenelg; Russell (Tara), Lochaber; Jamie (Mandi), Country Harbour; Paul ‘JR’ (Ashley), Country Harbour; four granddaughters, Kaili, Paula, Asa, Lexi; four sisters, Darlene MacLennan (Mike Malloy), Linacy; Jenny (Wilfred) Sponagle, Country Harbour; Irene (Bruce) Shaw, East River St. Mary’s; Pat (Borden) Rhuland, Lunenburg; three brothers, Freddy, Halifax; Jimmie (Dana), Springville; Roland (Peggy), New Glasgow; sister-in-law, Nancy MacLennan, Truro; mother-in-law, Minnie McGrath, Sherbrooke; several aunts; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Johnny and Alex ‘Tud’; sister-in-law, Marion; several aunts and uncles.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation Palliative Care.