George, born in Toronto, Jan. 5, 1935 of Quesnel, BC died peacefully at Dunrovin Nursing Home, Jun. 25, 2013 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Blanche of almost 40 years.
He will be sadly missed by his step-children, grandchildren and great-children, his 5 younger siblings as well as extended family and friends.
As an Ontario farm boy, he developed an interest in animal husbandry, agriculture and large machinery.
Throughout his life he exhibited a special strength in visual memory skills and loved being tested on locations of places.
George and Blanche made many trips with their motor-home, travelling throughout Canada and US visiting family and friends along the way. They also travelled to their perspective family roots England and Ireland.
George pursued careers in electricity, and road construction, R.C.M.P, BC Hydro and BC Natural Gas. George and Blanche built their final dream home and hobby farm in a picturesque setting at Burns Lake. There, as was always the case, neighbours, family and friends from near and far enjoyed a warm welcome and many a fine meal as a result of the fruits of their labour.