January 30, 1923- February 12, 2013
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It is with great sadness to announce the passing of George who went peacefully with his loving wife, Paula at his side. George was born in North Vancouver on January 30, 1923. He enlisted in the army at 19 years old and participated with the Seaforth Highlanders during the invasion of Italy. After World War II he found the Reserve Army and had a career of 30 years with the North Vancouver Fire Department and retired as a captain. He enjoyed traveling, building, carving and an author of his book, "Speed's War." He lived a full, busy and happy life.
A celebration of his life will be held at the Filberg Centre in Courtenay, April 6, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Published in The North Shore News on March 15, 2013