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GEORGE, Cleda

GEORGE, Cleda

Mrs. Cleda George was born April 30, 1926 and passed away June 23, 2019 at the age of 93 years. Cleda was raised in Prince Albert, SK with 5 sisters and 1 brother. After meeting her husband Robert George while bowling, they soon married in 1947 and lived in many places; eventually settling in Calgary to raise their young son, Brian. She also worked at various schools as a night janitor for many years. She had many friends and enjoyed socializing, bowling, bingo, dancing and taking her loved ones for Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream cones. Retiring to Peachland, she was able to stay close to her brother Frank in Kelowna and her sister Dorothy in Penticton; also living with Dorothy for a time, before Dorothy passed. In her later years, she enjoyed bingo, shopping and receiving visits from her many nieces and nephews, friends and favorite neighbors. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. Cleda was predeceased by her parents: Francis and Gladys Bishop, husband Robert George, son: Brian George, siblings: Jessie Olson, Kathy Wilson, Dorothy Simpson, Audrey Dent and Frank Bishop.Survived by sister: Hilda Arrol, daughter-in-law: Susan La Rocque, granddaughter: Shannon George and great grandsons: Rylan Holmen and Sebastian Holmen. Grandson Travis Allen
Great Grandson Athan Allen.
Cleda’s Celebration of Life will be held at The Royal Canadian Legion – Peachland Branch on July 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM with reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to The North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506 – 27 Ave. Vernon, BC V1T 1S4 or The Fort St.John Firefighters Charitable Society 9312 – 93 Ave, Fort St.John, BC V1J 6T4
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com
Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, 250-762-2299.


Link: www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com
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  • Jul 05, 2019
    My condolences to Cleda's family and friends.
    Karen Gunnlaugson
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