Gerorge Plank

George passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, BC on July 21, 2016 in his 88th year. He was predeceased by his parents George & Edna Plank. George will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 66 years Marlene; children Christine (Mike) Wood of Courtenay, BC, Vicki (Harold) Adams of Carthage, TX, George Jr. (Valerie) Plank of Delaware, ON and Terri (Marty) Hamblin of St. Thomas, ON; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; and sister Irene Tuffin of London, ON; brother in law Dennis (Brigitte) Bear; sisters in law Audrey & Loretta Bear; as well as extended family in Ontario. George was a WWII Merchant Navy Vet and a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 160). He was a lifetime member of the Comox Valley Royal Canadian Naval Association. George enjoyed golfing, woodwork, bowling, darts and pool. George’s family will be celebrating his life privately (no service). In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Special thanks to the Comox Valley Home Support, third floor nursing staff for their compassionate care given to George. Thanks to the Comox Legion for their support and to the DVA.


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