Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on December 29, 2021. He will be greatly missed. Beloved husband of Eleanor (nee O’Hallarn) for 54 years. Cherished brother of Eileen (late Bob) Winchester, Ruth Ann Jones, Marion McClintock, Lorna (Carmen) Foti, Nelson (Freda) Jones. Special uncle to many nieces and nephews and great uncle to great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Sadie and Wylie Jones.
George was a special man who volunteered for many organizations and was recognized for his dedication to the community. Some of his achievements include recognition for his help with the Legion and recently receiving the appreciation medal. He received the Public Service Award from Vespra Township, was recognized for service with the Springwater Policing Committee, the volunteer award with the Midhurst Newsletter, and had 22 years of invaluable contribution to the Sara Vista Long Term Care Home. The Sno-Voyageurs Club was a special interest of his. He spent many years snowmobiling and preparing trails for sledders. He also enjoyed helping out at the Simcoe County Museum. Recognition also came to him for his fun participation in many events. He was a willing participant whenever the call for help came from his many friends, neighbours and family. He was a friend to many.
The family would like to thank the special doctors and nurses who took such excellent compassionate care of George at Georgian Bay General Hospital.
Visitation will be held at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home in Elmvale on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 12-1 pm. Proof of vaccination will be required. A private funeral service will be held following the visitation.
Spring interment Elmvale Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Parkinson’s Society or the Georgian Bay General Hospital would be appreciated.
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