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George Patrick Colgan

COLGAN, George Patrick - George passed away peacefully at KGH on March 29, 2019 with his loving wife by his side. A devoted husband to Barbara and loved by their only son, Bennett (Shiloh). George was predeceased by his parents George and Henrietta, and his sister Lily (Paul). He will be fondly remembered by brothers Kevin (late Sally), Hugh (Jan), sisters Della (Bob), Patsy, sister-in-law Charlotte and also many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Hardworking and dedicated by nature, George was committed to providing the best to his family. George is warmly remembered by his family, friends and coworkers for his sense of humour, generosity, selflessness and dedication to others. He was much loved and will be missed greatly. Family and friends will be received at the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME , 435 Davis Drive (Centennial Drive and Taylor-Kidd Blvd) on Tuesday, April 2nd from 2-4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in our chapel on Wednesday, April 3rd at 11:30 a.m. If wishing, donations may be made to Myeloma Canada in George’s memory. Online condolences at www.gftompkinstownship.ca13332931
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We have lost a gentleman ...
Posted by Rob Sinclair (friend) On Thursday, April 4, 2019
... and a dear friend. George & I collaborated closely when I was at the City of Ottawa running organic waste pilots & we were testing Bag to Earth products. We spent quality time looking in green bins & talking about municipal waste management. We maintained that relationship even after I left the City if 2003 - I always looked forward to our lunches together whenever he was in Ottawa. He was probably one of the kindest people I knew. A true gentle man. I will miss him. Rob
Goodbye Uncle George
Posted by Kathleen McMaster (None) On Tuesday, April 2, 2019
I think you and I were more alike than we though. Don't talk about it, fix it if you can, swallow your snot and pretend you aren't crying and call yourself Irish. Problem was our WWII Family and being related and alive, I guess. We know how to make money there. We will all miss George, at least those with common sense. Otherwise, I Girl Guide swear to watch after yours and keep Nora safe near or a far. Those opposed can read between the lines. ]{athleen

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