Passed away at Windsor Regional Metropolitan Hospital on February 24, 2014 after a lengthy illness at the age of 83. Late of Essex. Beloved husband of the late Madge Baldwin (nee Kennedy) 2002 and best friend of Shirley Mendler. Loving father of Richard and Marian, Cheryl and husband David Maurice, Michael and Jean, Beth and husband Karl Coulter. Proud grandfather to 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 1 grandchild. He is survived by 1 brother and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to say thank you to Dr. Hamm & the nursing staff at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. George is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home (519-776-7378), 128 Talbot Street North, Essex, on Thursday, February 27 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. A private family service and burial will take place. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Windsor Regional Cancer Centre or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation in memory of George. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com.