George Delesoy

George passed away peacefully on May 1, 2015 at Ridge Meadows Hospital at the age of 93. George was born in Calder Sask. He enlisted in the army and was a proud member of the Canadian Armed Forces. Later George moved his family to Maple Ridge where he worked at Hammond Cedar and on to Whonnock Lumber always an IWA member. He is predeceased by his granddaughter Cheryl-Ann Unrau in 1988 and great granddaughter Lucabella Delesoy in 2005. He is survived by his wife of 71 years Vicky; sister Betty Wice; daughters Alice(Jack) Allard, Rose(Len) Yalowica; sons Andy Delesoy and Gerald(Roseanne) Delesoy; 6 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. George’s passion was fishing, music, and fixing things. He was “Mr Fix It”. He had a sense of humor and quick wit. He had a love for life and loved by all. “He was a true inspiration”. The family would like to thank the nursing staff at the Path unit, 3 North, and 2 West for treating Dad so well. He always said ”Good Service.” Memorial Service will be held at 1PM on Wednesday May 6th at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel 11765-224th St. Maple Ridge.

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  1. Hermine Benson

    Lovely write up. Condolences to the family. Many years and many memories for all. He lived a long and full life but we always hope for longer with those we love. George always participated to the full with family and friends. He will be missed.

  2. Pat and Wolfgang Pollak

    George shared military stories with Wolfgang, he was a great story person and a kind man. He will be missed, but leaves great memories for all of us. Loved his sense of humour, bonvoyage George.

  3. Bill, Lynn & Jenine Solberg

    Alice & family, we send our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Dad.
    May you find comfort and hold dear the wonderful memories you have of him.
    Hugs from us all.

  4. Georgina Doumont

    My heart is with you and your family during this difficult time and always, He lived a good long life and was such a gentle soul.


  5. Bruce and Lynda Durno

    So sorry for your loss . We always enjoyed your dad and mum so much when we got to see them . Please know that you are in our hearts and minds at this time .

  6. Dennis & Linda Streifel

    Our deepest sympathy. It is hard to lose a Dad. Celebrate his life with memories of the happiest times.

  7. Jack and Judy Weller

    Our deepest sympathy at this sad time.

  8. Joanne and Ron

    Dear Alice and Jack,
    Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family at this difficult time. I know you will miss your dear Dad, but I know you have many fond memories of him, and you will have them to remember him by.

    Joanne and Ron

  9. Maimie De Silva

    Dear Alice & Jack,

    We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

    Maimie & Jeff

  10. Alice, so sorry to hear this sad news but wow! 93 years! And 50ish with you! He made great children. At least the one we know! Hoping you are celebrating the memories. Our thoughts are with you and Jack. Always so hard for the ones left behind. Love you Lady! XO P & P

  11. geraldine picard

    Dear Andrew,
    I’m sorry for the loss of your father. I enjoyed your father’s gentle manner.
    Please give your Mom an extra hug for me.
    God bless you all. XO from Geraldine.

  12. I miss you already, just googled it today Sept 12 /15, the estranged x-family by marriage never talked to me after their homophobic rant not letting me attend my Grandmother Bacon’s wake at Leonards house {Ger/Ros) you are all a bunch of spaztic morons in Mple Rdge and jus t a memory now
    we had fun at all those parties and camping, and BBQ’s as a child but alas, I grew into a Gay Man and …
    FYI , 8 or more uncles and aunts ganged up on me when my Grandmother died and did not let me go to her wake, citing MODEL??? I was a hair model at Larry’s Hair Shoppe for 20 years , sometimes unwillingly and live thru 2 of his divorces avoiding Linda now for their 3 rd divorce is imminent, see you George on the other side, hugs and kisses forever! WANNA BE ON TOP!!

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