Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in his 94th year.  Beloved husband of the late Ruby Fortnum (2008).  Loving father of Ross and his wife Jacoba, Bruce and his wife Brenda, Roy and his wife Marjet, all of London. Predeceased by his daughter-in-law Barbara.  Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Survived by one brother and predeceased by two brothers. George was a WW II veteran, serving with the Royal Canadian Engineers in WW II for 5 years, and was a P.O.W. for 3 years. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the Royal Canadian Legion and funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation with private family interment of cremated remains at Mount Pleasant Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in George’s name to the Royal Canadian Legion (Elevator Fund), Branch 533, Byron Springbank, or the Veteran’s Care and Comfort Fund (St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation).  Online condolences may be made at

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