TAKAHASHI, Shizuo "George"
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George passed away at Dania Home in Burnaby, BC on November 13, 2012 at the age of 89. He was born February 23, 1923 in Vancouver, BC. Loving son of the late Tokiemon and Shizuka Takahashi. Predeceased by his first wife, Annie (nee Nagai) in 1965, 3 brothers Yoshio "Yosh", Mitsuo "Mits" and Tsuyoshi Thomas "Tom" and sister Kuniko Kay Seki. George is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Irene, son Gary, sister Toby (Robert "Bob") Yamamoto, brother-in-law James "Jeep" Seki, sister-in-law Linda Takahashi, nephew Kevin Takahashi, nieces Sharon & Pam Yamamoto and Jenifer Seki. George will be remembered for his generosity and smile. A retired "old school" auto mechanic he liked to "tinker" and keep busy, always willing to lend a helping hand to family and friends. His sports included bowling and golf, enjoying the camaraderie of these activities. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff at Dania Home for their kind and friendly care. Cremation with no service by request. In lieu of flowers and Koden a donation may be made in memory of George to Dania Home (4279 Norland Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3Z6) or to a charity of your choice.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Nov. 24, 2012