George Harstad passed away at 87 years of age on October 6, 2002 at West Coast General Hospital after suffering a fall and heart attack. He is survived by Myrtle his wife of 58 years, his son Wayne (Judy) Harstad of Port Alberni, grandson Sean (Dayna) Harstad and their children Brenden and Dakotah of Parksville, grandson David Harstad of Port Alberni, granddaughter Kerri Harstad (Jamie) and their son Ripley, and his only surviving sibling John (Stella) Harstad of Parksville as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was a long standing member of the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and felt great joy helping many through the years to come to an understanding of the bible, his strong faith and love of people along with his generosity were felt by all who knew him.
He will be deeply missed
but never forgotten,
One cannot extinguish
a light so bright.
There will be a memorial service for all who wish to attend at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 5505 Maebelle Road, Port Alberni, B.C. on Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 1:30 pm. Friends will then gather to exchange memories and comfort, location will be announced.