Walter George

Walter "Stubby" George

Saturday, September 1st, 1928 - Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Stubby died peacefully surrounded by his family at Lakeland Long Term Care, Parry Sound. He was a loving husband to his childhood sweetheart Anita (Anita Ann George (nee Benninger)) with whom he spent 67 incredible married years. He will be remembered for his charming smile, kind heart and quick-witted personality.

He will be forever cherished by his children Cathy (Al Kurtz), Derek (Mary Fischer), Michele (Rick Hegedus), Jodi (Dan Weiler) and Patti (Ted Hirst). Boompa to Chris (Kerry George), Sarah, Nick, Veronica, Lucas, Erin, Adam, Kathleen, Michael, David and Rachel and his great-grandchildren Nicola, Anna, Owen and Briel. Also survived by his brother Darwin George. Stubby was a “favourite” uncle and grand-uncle to his many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Predeceased by his parents Percy Milton George and Lavinia Dennie and siblings Laverne Johnson, Geraldine Goessell and Mary Louise George.

Stubby was a loyal and hardworking employee of Weston’s Bakery, a lineman for Ontario Hydro and an exceptional sales manager for Miller Mobile Homes. He served his country as an under-aged naval recruit as a gunner in the Reserve Army and subsequently the Merchant Marine. He was a very successful fisherman and an expert outdoorsman who excelled in hunting moose, deer, rabbits and partridge. He was an avid reader, a captivating storyteller, an adventuresome cook and a world traveller who has cultivated these passions in his children. Stubby was happiest when he was with his family or hunting and fishing with his many “like minded” friends who were lucky to spend so many wonderful years with him.

The George family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the generous and heartfelt caregivers at Lakeland who treated Stubby and Anita as their own family.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton (1106 Yonge Street), where visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. with reception to follow.

Cremation to follow with interment with his beloved wife Anita at a later date.

Memorial donations to West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation designated to Lakeland Long Term Care or the Alzheimer Society as expressions of sympathy would be appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Cameron Funeral Home
    1106 Yonge Street South
    Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 12:00pm
    Cameron Funeral Home
    1106 Yonge Street South
    Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Rob Hiscox
  • Reception

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 |
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
    Cameron Funeral Home
    1106 Yonge Street South
    Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


Donations are being accepted for: Lakeland Long Term Care.


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Renee& Frank Milos

Posted at 09:06pm
Stubby & Anita were friends for many yrs. Wonderful memories
We will not forget you

Heather Kerby

Posted at 12:36pm

To The Family Of Stubby,...….Our sincere sympathies in the loss of your Father.He and Anita were always so much fun to travel with.....we will miss his happy smile and I will miss holding his hand as we walked the many streets of China and Europe.Rest in Peace my friend and give Anita a hug when you meet upstairs.....Love Heather and Bob Kerby and all the gang @ Bob's Cruises

Miller Office Trailers

Posted at 10:25am
Walter George "Stubby" brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget him.
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Brad and Maureen

Posted at 10:02am
In loving memory of Stubby
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Posted at 09:55am
With love and hugs, Peter & Cynthia George, Greg & Carolyn (George) Hiusser, Joe & Samantha (George) Hoffele
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