KURANYI: George Gurard of Hanover and formerly of St. Thomas
Kuranyi, George Gurard of Hanover and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Friday, September 28th, 2012, at the Grey Bruce Hospital, Owen Sound, in his 78th year. Dearly loved husband of 56 years of Joyce Mildred (Dennis) Kuranyi and much loved father of Joyce Parsons (Ross) of St. Thomas, Marion Vaughan (Brian) of St. Thomas, George Kuranyi (Nancy) of Exeter, Laurie Atterbury (Ken) of St. Thomas, Heather Coleman (Jeff) of Ingersoll and the late Jamie Kuranyi. Dear brother of Joe Kuranyi (Erna) of Rodney, Julie Raey (Don) of Hanover, Betty Rogers (Jim) of Hanover, Steve Kuranyi (Lorraine) of Hanover, Rose Lawrence (Nick) of Durham, Anne Harkes (Dave) of St. Thomas and Michael Kuranyi (Donna) of Hanover. Predeceased by a sister Cathy MacDonald. Sadly missed by 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. George was born in Sandwich, Ontario on December 7th, 1934, the son of the late Steve and Margaret (Foldy) Kuranyi. George served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1949-1952. George retired from the Ford Assembly Plant in Talbotville to the family cottage on the Rocky Saugeen, spending his time doing the things he loved. George was an avid outdoors man, and he cherished family gatherings.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas until Wednesday afternoon and then to Holy Angels’ Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p .m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.