RIFFEL, George – With sadness the family of George Riffel announce his passing, suddenly at home on Monday, January 14, 2013, in his 84th year.  Beloved husband of Verna (nee Derbowka) for nearly 59 years.  Loving Dad of Cathy Fewster (late Ron) and Bruce Riffel (Wendy) of Woodstock.  Grandpa of Jody (Brandon), Jamie, Chris (Alana) and Nick.  Gido of Zac, Matix, Emry and Zoë.  Also remembered by his five sisters as well as his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.  Predeceased by two brothers.  George was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and the Oxford County Naval Veterans Association.  A Memorial Service will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 175 Springbank Avenue North, Woodstock on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm.  If desired, memorial donations to the VON Sakura House or a charity of your choice would be appreciated and may be arranged through the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, Woodstock, (519) 537-3611.  Personal condolences may be sent at www.smithleroy.com

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