GEORGE SIDNEY ANSTEE

GEORGE SIDNEY ANSTEE

It is with profound sadness, we announce the passing of George on July 26, 2008, after a brief illness at the age of 67. He is survived by his wife Pauline; daughters Karen Lee (granddaughter Raquel Graham, grandson Ryan Graham), Ann Dyck, Michelle Mears (Fred) and (grandson Mason); sister Jane Fullerton (Wayne) and family of Ontario; sister-in-law Pat Welch (John) and family of Ontario.  George predeceased his mother Elizabeth Anstee of Kelowna. George was born in Toronto and had a successful career in the insurance industry in Ontario and BC, specializing in claims and litigation.  His interests included sailing, golfing, gardening, traveling and was a leader in the Boy Scouts of Canada. George was involved in the community being a member of the Orchard City Lions Club and worked as a volunteer at the Glenmore Community Policing Office. As a husband, father and grandfather, his spirit will live on within all of us.  His inspiration and integrity, together with unconditional love and support, will guide our life pathway. Pauline and George were active members of St. Paul’s United Church, Kelowna, BC.  We will remember him for his kindness and dedication to his family and friends. The family would like to express our gratitude and special thanks to the staff of Kelowna General Hospital and Cottonwoods palliative care. A service of remembrance will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 10:00 am at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  Interment at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  Donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3.  A gift in living memory of George will be made to “Hospice Care” by Springfield Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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