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Passed peacefully at home from the loving arms of his family into the loving arms of his Lord on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Beloved husband of Joan for 53 years. Loving father of Tom, Lisa Cavers and husband Greg, Drew and Sharon, Annie Stinchcombe and husband Terry, Matt and wife Theresa and Joe. Proud grandfather of Alicia Rutgers (Adam), Josh Cavers (Lisa), Jeremy Cavers (Dana), Alaina Cavers (Josh), Leona, Julia, Victoria and Andrea Gevaert, Madelynn, Evan, Celeste and Isabelle Gevaert, Jack and Kate Gevaert and great-grandfather of Ella and Sophie Rutgers. Predeceased by his siblings Camiel (Yvonne), Peter (Mary), Mary Vermeulen (Jerome), Gus, Leona and Matilda Gevaert. George will also be remembered by many nieces and nephews. In 1990, after 22 years of service George retired from GM Trim Plant. He was an avid bowler and had a passion for farming. He was a lifelong member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Council 4555, Woodslee. George was very honoured to receive the Michael F. Byrne award for his contributions and hard work with the Right to Life Association. He will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank all of the devoted caregivers that assisted George over the last several years, especially Nicole and Linda. Thank you to C.C.A.C., V.O.N. and to Hospice for their dedication and care. Visiting at the
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Ave. E, Essex
on Sunday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, February 4, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 1690 County Road 46, Woodslee from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Fr. Chris Gevaert and Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Parish Prayers Sunday 3 p.m. immediately followed by K of C Prayers. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Woodslee. If desired, donations made to Right to Life or the Sun Parlour Pregnancy Resource Centre would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or watch the video tribute at
Published in The Windsor Star on Feb. 2, 2013