Georgina (Georgie) Evelyn BARNES

April 28, 1934 – August 1, 2011

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Georgie on August 1, 2011 at the age of 76 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Barrie of 53 years. Their children Clifford (Ruly), Cathy (Alex) Thompson, Doug (Alanna), Melissa (Doug) Cline. Their 12 grandchildren; Stephanie, Barry, Jessica, Amanda, Hollie, Amy-Lynn, Vanessa, John, Lauren, Megan, Brandon and Shawna. Georgies’ siblings Ted (Marlene) Minto, Beryl Hjorleifson. Georgie was predeceased by both parents and grandson Andrew. Georgie was a devoted mother, grandmother and loving wife, a budding artist with preference to oil paintings, a California snowbird for many years. She was an RN for 7 years in Ontario, and both Barrie and Georgie owned the Ponderosa Campground in Mt. Albert for 37 years.

A Memorial of Georgie’s Life was held on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Knox United Church, and interred at Yates Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.


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