2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Lily Rose Spong nee Wright March 2, 2017

Spong/Lily Rose (nee Wright)


> It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful Mother/Baba/Great-Baba.

> Mom was born in Moosejaw Saskatchewan to parents Frederick Wright & Lily Needham Wright Ross. She was one of 7 children (survived by sister Noreen (Eugene) Walker)

> Mom, very proudly, attended the Academy of our Sisters of Sion girls school in Moosejaw. After graduation, she moved to Hamilton where she worked as a switchboard operator for Bell Canada. She met and married Lorne Spong. They raised their family on the Hamilton Mountain and were the owners of Fenworth Travel and Hi-Light Tours. They enjoyed many years of travelling before Dad’s passing in 1995.

> Mom was a long standing member of St Micheals Anglican Church. She served as the directress of the Altar Guild for many years and always held her church family close to her heart.

> She was a wonderful, fun and loving Mother to Paul (Gail) and Nancy (Bob). A cherished Baba to Adam (Linda), Amanda (Daniel), Nicholas (Meaghan) and Stephanie. A much loved Great-Baba to Scarlet, Hailey, Alex, Brianna and Mackenzie.

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> A memorial service will be held at St Michaels Anglican Church (1188 Fennell Ave E, Hamilton, Ont) on Sunday May 21st at 1:00pm.

> Internment at South Gower Cemetery at a later date.

> Memorial donations may be made to St Micheals Anglican Church, the Winchester District Memorial Hospital or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).


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    Betty Anne Christie says

    A remarkable, lovely lady. You meet special people in your life and Lily was one of those very special people. I am extremely blessed and very proud to call her my friend.

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    Vera and John Adametz says

    Dear Nancy and family, Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss.

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