It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Hugh on Saturday, November 6, 2021 in his 80th year. Hugh leaves behind his beloved wife, Carolyn MacLennan. Predeceased by his first wife Joan and his parents, Hugh and Bessie MacLennan (nee Jones). He will be dearly missed by his son, Douglas John MacLennan, and daughter, Carol Leanne Crane; his stepchildren, Jason Daniel Jessup (Debbie), and Cheryl Jessup (Mike). Dear grandfather of Ian Crane, Ryan Jessup, Ashton Drake Daniel Jessup (Darianne). Proud great-grandfather of Zoey and Paisley. Dear brother of Colin MacLennan (d. Louise), and Jean Cottrel (d. Herb). He will be lovingly remembered by brothers-in-law of Jim Cumberland (d. Wenda); sisters-in-law Lynda Kent (Richard), the late Dorothy Bailey (d. Bob), Debbie Bailey (Tom Bolton), George Bailey (d.), Edward Bailey, Wayne Bailey (Carol), Thomas Bailey (d.) (the late Michelle).
Hugh had the rich and fulfilling career of business owner to Hugh MacLennan & Sons Marina (The Boat Works) in Port Carling for 42 years. He also enjoyed being a member of the Port Carling Fire Department for 20 years. He had a passion and love of cars, especially the Hudson and he travelled the world making many memories throughout his journeys. He will be loved and missed by his family, friends, and all those who knew him.
Visitation will be held at Reynolds Funeral Home on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 2 - 4 PM and 6 – 8 PM. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Visitation will be conducted in half-hour intervals. All must RSVP with all names of those attending. Please RSVP below for your desired timeslot.
A private family service will be held on Saturday, November 13th, 2021, at 11:00 AM. A livestream recording will be available, for those unable to attend. Instructions below.
Following the service, the interment will take place at Glen Orchard Cemetery. All are welcome to attend the interment.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Hugh may be made to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital and can be arranged through Reynolds Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be shared on Hugh’s Tribute Wall.
Private Funeral Service: Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 11:00 AM. You are welcome to join in to watch the funeral via Live Stream. Log in instructions below:
Forget Me Not Ceremonies - Live Stream Instruction
Below the RSVP section, click the green box which says "click here to access the video" - you will be redirected to the Forget Me Not Ceremonies Registration Page
Enter your E-mail and click 'Submit'
You will then receive an e-mail from Forget Me Not Ceremonies with the next steps of registration
Once you are registered you will receive a link to the ceremony 'waiting room' (this is the link that will take you to the service)
The service will begin at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
NOTE: please login 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the service to avoid technical error.