George Richard Cockling passed away on Monday, February 28, 2005 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 81 years. He was born September 25, 1923 in London, England.
George is survived by his wife Iris, daughters, Pauline (Kevan) and Julie (Martin); granddaughter Catherine (Jesse) and great grandchildren Nicholas and Mika.
He was predeceased by his parents, and two brothers, John and Dennis.
Since coming to Canada in 1981, George helped form the Yarrow Seniors Society and was chairman for several years, and will be sadly missed by family and many friends.
A Memorial service was held on Thursday, March 3, 2005 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home with Reverend Doug Ireland as officiant.
If family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association or to the Canadian Diabetes Society in George’s memory.