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John Glyn Elliott


John Glyn Elliott

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Glyn Elliott on July 1, 2019, age 67, of Calgary, formerly of Amherst.

Born in Amherst, NS, he was the son of the late Diana and Wendell Elliott.

John attended Vocational School in Springhill and received his degree in electronics.  He moved to Ottawa after finishing vocational school, where he worked with his dad at Elliott's Esso.  He then moved to Toronto to attend Ryerson College where he studied electronics.  Eventually moving to Calgary where he spent the rest of his life working for the Alberta Food Centre where he worked there for 35 years.  Everyone loved John, he was hard working, loyal, trustworthy, fun to be around and kind.  He would give the shirt off his back and never expect anything in return.  John loved animals and through his life had many cats and dogs, his most recent being Sammi the cat. He enjoyed tinkering around with electronics.

John is survived by his brother Richard (Marlene) Elliott of Port Howe, NS; half brothers, Mike Elliott, Ken (Jennifer) Elliott both of Ottawa and half sister Wendy Elliott (Paul Hicks) of Ottawa; also survived by step mother Ruth Elliott of Ottawa; nieces Tricia Elliott, Halifax, Amy, Jessie, Olivia and Emma Elliott of Ottawa; nephew Terry (Aneta) Elliott all of Calgary Alberta, special friends Randy Larson and Debbie Gaye.

He was predeceased by his parents Diana and Wendell Elliott.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St, Springhill, NS (902-597-2361) where an Afternoon of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm.  Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill  following the gathering.

Donations in memory of John may be made to the charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting John's online memorial through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page, or at

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Saturday, July 27, 2019
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
A H Brown Funeral Home

Burial Date
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Charity of choice