Nov. 29, 1917 – Feb. 17, 2013
George was born 95 years ago at St. Joseph’s Hospital where he passed away peacefully on Sunday morning aware of his loving family at his side.
George was a lifelong resident of the Comox Valley, spending all his years as third generation on the pioneer family farm. He and Florence celebrated their 70th Anniversary this past August. He is remembered with love, and survived by his wife Florence, daughter Margery (Jim) Alcock, son Ken (Louise) Grieve of Courtenay, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and loving friends.
A very special thank you to Dr. N. McFadden. Dad was able to stay in his home to the very end, due to the dedicated and loving care of his wife Florence.
Visitation and the only public viewing took place on Thursday, February 21st from 7 – 8:30pm from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road where a Service of Remembrance in Celebration of George’s life will be held on Friday, February 22nd at 1:00pm. Private interment at Courtenay Civic Cemetery.