After a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family and friends at Bluewater Health, George Visser of Sarnia, Ontario passed away peacefully on Monday December 2, 2013. Beloved husband of Jacoba Visser (nee Krans) of 57 years. Loving father of Ellen Visser (Peter), Andrew Visser (Karen), Fiona Hein (Mark), Leonard Visser and Christy Plommer (Evan). Cherished grandfather of Nicole, Celeste, Matthew, Nathan, Nicholas, Derek, Jacoba and great-grandfather of Lillian. After emigrating from the Netherlands, George, a mechanical engineer, founded TubeRate Co. Ltd in Sarnia. He was a generous man who savoured life, not only nature, but relationships and ideas. Family and friends will be received on Friday December 6, 2013 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday December 7, 2013 at Redeemer Christian Reformed Church, 5834 Blackwell Side Rd., Sarnia, Ontario. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank at or by cheque at Smith Funeral Home. Special thanks to the staff of Bluewater Health-ICU for their respect and understanding. Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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