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ILLINGWORTH – George Edward

Passed away with family beside him at the Village of Mill Creek on Saturday, May 17, 2015 at the age of 94 years. Survived by two daughters Judy Dennison (Gilbert), Susan Walski (Frank) and son Glenn Illingworth (Marian); grandchildren: Troy (Linda), Shannon (Wade), Kari-anne (Elwin), Edward, Dana (Corinne), Sarah (Mike), Cathy (Brad) and Shane; great grandchildren: Chelsea, Shae-Lynn, Gavin, Mallory, Bowen, Jacob, Zackery, Jorja-Joe, Cooper, Colten, Kristi, Joshua; sisters: Evelyn Robertson and Elsie Wilkinson. Sadly predeceased by wife Viola, son Harold, brothers Ken, Harold and Glen, sisters Hilda and Joyce. George was a wonderful Father, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Husband, Uncle, Friend and Soldier. We were so lucky to have him in our lives for so long. He bravely served in WWII along with his two brothers and spent much of his life farming and carpentering. He was an avid hockey player, coach, referee and fan as well as a horseshoe player winning many trophies and medals. He was a strong, kind, brave, decent, loving, hardworking, compassionate, intelligent and wonderful man. George will be missed by all. The family would like to thank all friends and staff at the Village of Mill Creek for their friendship and loving care. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”



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  • Leola Macdonald says:

    Sincerely sympathies – he was a great guy and loved him dearly and I will miss him too. Please send me your mailing address Judy Dennison so that I can contact you .

    • Susan Walski says:

      Thank you Leola. I know we only met once but it sure was a fun meeting when we all went out for supper. I will tell Judy to call you or reply to this. I sure miss My Momma and Pops. Thanks again

  • Kaarina Schrott says:

    It is with a heavy heart that I send my condolences. May the family find peace and comfort from loving memories during this time.
    It was a privilege to get to know George, and a bit more of my family history through him. He will be missed but forever cherished.
    Kaarina Schrott LPN,FCN
    Owner of One Step Foot Care Inc.

  • Kristine says:

    Dear Susan, Judy and the Illingworth Family. I just wanted to express my deepest condolences upon hearing of your Father’s passing. George was such an amazing man and a very funny, wonderful guy!! It was my pleasure to make his aquaintance and hear his stories of his life. I just wanted you to know that I think of you all often. Take care and again I am sorry for your loss.
    Kristine Sloan RA Kelowna General Hospital

  • Cindy & Lindsay Gampe says:

    Hugs to you all. We will always remember Uncle George with great fondness.
    – Cindy Gampe (Nordhagen)

  • Hilda Eberle says:

    I just wanted you to know that George (and Vi) were really great people. We always enjoyed our visits together. Sending our condolences, and letting you know we still think of them.

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