181.3 – Donald Spencer Farmer 1920-2001

Donald Spencer Farmer was born on the 8th of Sept 1920 in Debec NB. He died on the 14th of June 2001 in Halifax of throat Cancer and is buried in the National Military Cemetery, Beechwood in Ottawa, ON.


John Owen Farmer was born on the 17th of July 1888 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to parents Spencer Palmer Farmer and Dinah Butler. He married Ruth Hope White and they had four children together. He died in Perth Andover in

Ruth Hope White was born on the 27th of Sep 1984 in Fort Fairfield, ME.

Marriage to Gwen

Donald married in St. Johns NB in 1943.

Gwendolyn Constance Moore was born on the 28th of Jun, 1920 in Fredericton NB. She died on the 15th (7th) of April, 1983 in Ottawa of lung cancer.


Carol Ann Farmer 1944-

Carol Anne Farmer was born on the 31st of May, 1944 in Guelth, ON. She married 27 Jun 1964 Maurice Ruel born 18 Feb 1937 in Greenwood, NS.

Andrea Lee Farmer 1950-

Andrea Lee Farmer was born on the 3rd of February, 1950 in Lachine, PQ. She married 18 Sep 1971 Peter Gingras who was born 6 Apr 1946.

Donald Edwin Farmer 1952-

Donald Edwin Farmer was born on the 10th of March 1952 in Happy Valley, Goose Bay Labrador. In 1974, he married Iva Sabina Smolik in Ottawa. Together they had three children: Dawn Elizabeth Farmer 1980, Paul Ryan Farmer 1982, and Sarah Sharka Farmer, 1983. Donald and Iva separated and divorced in 2000.

Richard Owen Farmer 1956-1988

Richard Owen Farmer was born on the 1st of April, 1956 in Montreal. He married Laurie Mitchel on 9th Oct 1977. He married Margaret 9 Oct 1981. He died Mar 7, 1988 in Ottawa and is buried at the MacTaQuac Cemetary with his mother.


Marriage to Betty

Donald Spencer Farmer divorced Gwen in 1972 and married Mary Elizabeth Diamond 2 Apr 1977 from Nameless Cove NFLD and lived for a number of years in Dartmouth NS.







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