GEORGE WILLIAM KERR

KERR, GEORGE WILLIAM June 17, 1922 – July 24, 2015 Life Member Scouts Canada and 62nd Toronto Scout Group (73 years); RCAF WWII and 883 (Kelowna) Wing RCAF Association; Member St. George’s Lodge (Kelowna) No. 41 B.C. & Y, Life Member Ulster Lodge No. 537 AF&AM Toronto; and Mosaic Lodge No. 559 AF&AM, Toronto; Centennial Lodge No. 684, AF&AM, London, Ont.; Theodore Breck Lodge No. 714 F&AM Cleveland, Ohio; Occident Chapter No. 77 RAM, Streetsville, Ont.; Kelowna Chapter No. 17, RAM, Kelowna B.C.; Geoffrey de St. Aldemar Preceptory No. 2, Thornhill, Ont. Passed peacefully at the age of 93 in Kelowna, B.C., Husband to Gwendolyne M. (Reynolds) for 60 loving, busy years. Loving Father of Judy (Terry) Sanderson, Langley, B.C.; and Sue (Bob) Mapson, Kelowna, B.C.; Grandfather (“Poppa”) to Kaileigh Kerr Mapson and Brianne Nicole Mapson, and Brookelyn Kerr Sanderson. Dear Sister-in-law Audrey Reynolds, and nieces and nephews Catherine and Don Walker and sons Gordon and Bryan, Corinne Ness (deceased), and Walter Ness and family of Toronto area, and many Reynolds family nieces and nephews in Ontario. Dear cousins and friends in N. Ireland and special lifelong friends Brian and Linda Watts of England and many other Scouting friends around the world. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Grant Chamberlain and staff. Dad will be lovingly remembered for his devotion to family and love of celebrating any and all occasions. He will also be remembered by his lifelong friends that he made through his dedication to these organizations. There will be a memorial Service, Masonic service and RCAF Service at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC on August 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow at Springfield Funeral Home.  Donations in memory of George W. Kerr are appreciated to the Ross Hennigar Campership Fund c/o Scouts Canada, 120-10 Kodiak Cr. Toronto, Ont. M3J 3G5 or Masonic Community Charities Fund for the Okanagan Cancer Car Project, 2251 Abbott St. Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 1E2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.