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ObituariesGeorge Thurston -- obituary

George Thurston — obituary

Thurston, Britt New

Thurston – George “Britten” Alexander

(Veteran of WWII – B.A. Thurston Ltd.)

Peacefully in the Fairview Manor, Almonte on June 19, in his 91st year.  Predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children Glenna (1973) and his second wife Charlotte (2011).  Beloved father of Catherine Gallagher (Michael), Susan Thurston (Geoff Ribek) and Michael (Susan).  Grandfather of Christina (Lin-Lee) and Patrick, Galen (Lesley), Kealey (Brendan) and Gemma, Samantha (Jared), Britten and Mallory (Coady) Great Grandfather of 10 wonderful great grandchildren.  Britt was the son of the late Alec and Peggy Thurston and is survived by his brother and life time business partner Donald and his sister Jane.  The family would like to extend their thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and PSW’s at the Fairview Manor for their compassion, love and wonderful care of Dad; especially those at the Old Mill Place Ward.

Family and Friends May Visit

C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel Inc.

(127 Church St., Almonte, ON. 613-256-3313)

On Sunday, June 26, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm.  Legion Service held the same day at 4:45pm.  A Memorial Service will occur at St. Paul’s Anglican Church (70 Clyde St., Almonte) on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11am.  Reception to follow in the Almonte Legion.  Donations in memory of Britt may be made to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation.

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