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Jean C. (Spencer) Melanson


It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our Mum, Jean Catherine (Spencer) Melanson at her "happy place", Apple River, N.S. aged 78.

Born in New Glasgow, N.S, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Elizabeth MacKay.

Jean loved her time at the beach, her family and her faithful companion Jennie the cat.

Mum will be sadly missed by her children, Cathy (Paul) Canning, Douglas (Lynnette Surrette) Spencer, Betty (Tim) Weatherbee, granddaughter Olivia (Mike Hatton) Canning, great grandson, Hudson Canning, step-son David Melanson, all of Springhill, as well as sister Hilda (William) Allen, brother in law Gilbert MacKay, both of Westville and sister in law Betty Fitt, Fredericton, N.B.

Jean was predeceased by her husband Ken Melanson, sister Beatrice MacKay, brother Edward "Sonny" Fitt.

Following Jean's wishes cremation has taken place under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home (902-597-2361). There will be no visitation or funeral.

Contributions may be made in Jean's memory to the Lung Association, The L.A. Animal Shelter, or the charity of choice.

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

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Service Location
No Funeral or Visiting Hours

Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
Lung Association, LA Animal Shelter, or Choice