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Glenna Douglas


Glenna Douglas

Douglas, Glenna Louise (nee Leigh)

Passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Hospice Wellington at the age of 92 years. Loving wife of the late John (2009). Proud mother of Michael Douglas (Cindy), David Douglas (Mia Collis), Cynthia Fobert (David Joshua) and Susan Dempsey (Rob). Glenna was the cherished grandmother of Ashley (Glenn), Paige, Sophie, Richard (Jessica), Jasmine (Cole), Gabriel and Jackson. Great grandmother of Sianna, Hazel, Mia, Jacob, Luca and Connor. She is predeceased by her brother Clayton Leigh (Jane) and her sister Audrey Scott (Doug). Glenna will also be fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and the many friends she acquired through the Evergreen Senior Centre and the congregation at Trinity United Church. Glenna graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western University in 1950 and at various times worked as a teacher, librarian and office manager. She was a great lover of books, gardens, and her family. In her closing days, she said, "All I want to take with me is the love of my children." The family will be having a memorial service for Glenna at GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Thursday, October 28, at 2 p.m.  Please understand that we will be following social distancing protocols due to COVID-19. Guests must preregister attendance by phoning 519-824-0031. We ask that you do not visit if feeling unwell or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church, 519-824-4800. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: and they will be forwarded to the family.

Service Date
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Gilchrist Chapel

Requested Charity
Trinity United Church