GEORGE: Basil F. of Port Elgin

Peacefully, with family by his side, at Saugeen Memorial Hospital, on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 in his 81st year, Basil George of Port Elgin. Loving husband of  Betty Jane (Ribey) for nearly 60 years. Proud father of Ray and his wife Marian, and Larry and his wife Kathy. Cherished Grandpa of Gerri (Tim), Gina (Andy), Gillian (Ian) and Courtney. Great-Grandpa of Jaelyn, Camden, Kade, Carsen, Rachel, and Charlotte. Predeceased by his dear daughter Susan and sisters Hilda Whalen and Bernice Real.  Basil will be missed by the many friends he met through farming in Elderslie Township and a career with McIntee Real Estate in Port Elgin.

Friends will be received at the Port Elgin Chapel of the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, 510 Mill St., 519-832-2222, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. on Sunday. A funeral service will be held at the Port Elgin United Church, 840 Bruce Street, Port Elgin, on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 10 a.m.  with the Rev. Wayne Beamer officiating.

Interment Sanctuary Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family

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