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George Roy Carver

May 27, 1917 - August 12, 2017



George passed away peacefully at age 100 at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital on Saturday August 12, 2017.

George was born in Vancouver May 27, 1917 to parents George and Catherine (nee Mansel), and lived in Vancouver, moving to Abbotsford in 1992. He married Hazel Grace Harcus on October 14, 1939, and they enjoyed a loving marriage of 77 years. A veteran of WWII, he was deployed in England, Belgium, Holland and Germany from 1944-1946, and marched in local Remembrance Day services until he was 98.

George worked for 35 years for the American Can Company, retiring in 1980 at the age of 63. In retirement he enjoyed playing golf, travelling and spending time with family. He is survived by wife Hazel, sister Catherine “Rena” Armistead, daughter Betty (Dennis) Gelean and sons John, Roy, Rob (Bonnie) and Kelly (Cindy), as well as his 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be held on Monday August 21, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church, 1460 W. 49th Avenue, Vancouver BC  from 10 am to 11 am, followed by a funeral service at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to Joy Fellowship, c/o 3036 E. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 2K7.


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From: Shofwan Karim
Relation: George is Shannon Grandfa. Shannon is my friend. Shannon and I joined Canada World Youth-Indonesia Exchange

Our deepest condolences to you upon the passing of George.

From: Dennis Derrien
Relation: Co-worker friend

Remember George from our working days at the can company. George was helpful for a young rookie like me at the time. George showed us the building of the can plant which was constructed by his elder relatives. Condolences to his family and friends.

From: Shirley & Ed
Relation: George is my uncle.

Our love and thoughts are with you as we remember Uncle George.

From: Brenda
Relation: Granddaughter

I have held you close during my deployment, sorry to have missed you by one day. I know you’ve been with me. Thank you for the special place you reserved for me, Grampa. xoxo

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 21, 2017
Beginning at 11:30am

Trinity Baptist Church
1460 West 49 Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada

1460 West 49 Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada

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