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Glen Edward Mawdsley

February 2, 1936 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 85)


MAWDSLEY, Glen Edward (Original owner of Mawdsley's Crane Rental)
Passed away peacefully in Orillia on Wednesday August 18, 2021 in his 86th year, after a lengthy battle with MS and cancer. Beloved husband of Dianne (nee Cox) for 63 years. Loving father of Stephen (Michelle), Judy (Jim) Thomson, Lynne (Darold) and David (Nela). Loving Papa of Delphine (Geoff), Johnathon (predeceased), Brodie Thomson (predeceased), Brett Thomson (Makella), Braydon and Cole. Dear brother of Jean Cote, Mel Mawdsley (Marie deceased), Shirley Gogal (Wendall), Jack Mawdsley (Marlene), Mary Cochrane (Earl), Ollie Henry (Jim), Dorothy Mc Ilravey (Chuck) and Norma Thor (Kris)(both predeceased). Glen will be remembered by friends, neighbours and cousins. Glen was raised on the family farm in Oro Township. He worked for Stewart Construction, Miller Paving and Bailey Service Equipment before starting his own crane business. Our father's strength, determination and courage will live in our hearts forever. Special thanks to Dr. Reid, Dr. Gray, Dr. Salitury, Dr Sangster, the staff of Soldiers' 1, Harvie 2, Simcoe Retirement Home 1st Floor, Trillium Manor Ramara Wing and Care Partners PSW's Norma, Kim, Tara, Liz, Cecelia and Lorna. Due to COVID19 restrictions a private family service will be held at the Mundell Funeral Home. To view the service online Sunday August 29, 2021 at 3 PM please go to  .In lieu of flowers donations to the MS Society, SMH Foundation or Trillium Manor Bus Fund would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcomed at

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