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Thompson Funeral Home

530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, ON

OBITUARY

Glen Robert Yake

June 22, 1952March 12, 2020

Glen Robert Yake, passed away on Thursday March 12, 2020 at Mackenzie Health Centre in his 68th year.

Loving brother of Ralph (Vera), Cyril, Helen (Bernie Hanlon) and Harold (Nancy). Uncle of Tyler (Vanessa), Sam (Hillary), Jeremy (Charlotta), Jackie and Jenny. Great Uncle of Alex and Neil. Step-father of Ron (Rita) and Lori (Jamie) and step-grandfather of Cole. Glen was predeceased by his wife Maggie and his parents Herb and Bertha.

Visitation will take place on Monday, March 16, 2020 from 12 - 1 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 1 pm at Thompson Funeral Home, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, ON L4G6W8. Interment Aurora Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Glen's memory may be made to Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.ca

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ThompsonFH-Aurora.com for the Yake family.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Ron
  • Harold
  • Tyler
  • Peter
  • Tim
  • Sam

Services

  • Visitation Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 16, 2020

Memories

Glen Robert Yake

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Chris Moffitt

March 19, 2020

Always was fun with u bud especially at the VI in Bradford many a laugh

Diane Newhook

March 16, 2020

I knew Glen as a teenager in Aurora. He was part of the gang. Glen was a sweet soul. And an original. God bless you on this journey Glen.

Mark Goldring

March 14, 2020

I have known and worked with Glen since I was 16. I would take over from Glen after his day shift pumping gas at the Texaco in Aurora. He would always return to the gas station after his shift and hang out and talk while I pumped gas. When I started working for Diamond he started there with me around the same time. He was always so reliable. I could always count on Glennie if I needed someone to plow or jump in a salter. I used to take my young boys over to his house at Christmas time and have a few beers with him. They remember being scared of him at first but soon realized he was just nice guy. They would always ask me about "Big Glennie". As they got older they too worked at Diamond and also got to spend time with Glen. They were upset to here of his passing. I will miss Glen, he was a good sole.

Sherry Smith (Pearson)

March 13, 2020

When we were teenagers Glen was a great support. I haven’t seen him since then but once in awhile Glen crosses my mind. Good people stay in your memories. May he meet the angels for a wonderous journey. Blessings Sherry