George Constable: 1924-2012Monday, October 22, 2012 by: SooToday.com Staff
SooToday.com has received the following notice from the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. A World War ll veteran, the deceased was well known locally and was named Senior of the Year for 2012.
CONSTABLE, George – Passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side after a long battle on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
The son of the late Charles and Margaret Constable.
Husband of the late Marjorie Barber and dearest companion of the late Mildred Bondar.
Beloved brother of Betty Strachan (late Pete), Lil Pelrin (Rene) and Grace Shunock.
Brother-in-law of the late William Barber and the late Kathleen Barber.
Cherished uncle of Monique Kevill (William), David Barber (Gail), Mary Doan (John), Linda Desborough (Gary), Wayne Strachan (Susan) and John Shunock.
Adored great uncle of Morgan and Payton Kevill, Sarah, Laura, James, John, Brendan and Conor, Tarah and Jason Shunock, Chad (Lisa) and Shannon (Tanya) Desborough and Aaron and Devin Sander.
Very special friend of Dr. Roberta Bondar and Barbara Bondar. In June, George had received the Senior of the Year award for 2012.
He was a WWII Naval Veteran, golfing advocate and a community charity volunteer.
Impossible to summarize such a wonderful man in one paragraph. He will be missed by his buddies at the Legion and at the Sault Golf Club.
A special heartfelt thank you to the nurses and caregivers from Bayshore, We Care, Redcross, N.E.C.C.A and Veteran’s Affairs for fulfilling George’s wishes.
Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 12 p.m. until the time of the funeral service in the chapel at 3 p.m.
The Very Rev. James McShane officiating.
Memorial contributions to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered here.
At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember them.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion are requested to assemble at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Thursday, October 24, 2012, at 3 p.m. for a memorial service for the late George Constable.