George Garlick


George Garlick passed away peacefully at Ponderosa Lodge in Kamloops on January 6, 2007 at the age of 92. He was born in Vernon, BC on Sept. 18, 1914, the eldest of five. He grew up in

Coldstream, BC an avid outdoorsman – he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing tennis and hockey. He was a WWII vet who proudly served his country in the army and the airforce from 1940 to 1944 and was a lifetime member of the R.C. Legion. When the war ended he went to work for the VLA department of the federal government. He was responsible for inspecting many rural properties that were being developed by other veterans through the VLA. He had many stories to tell of the places he had been in this province – many of them very remote. He was a long time parishioner of St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, where he will be sadly missed by his church family. He was predeceased by his wife Elsie, his father and mother George and Anne, and his sister Joan Browne. He is survived by his sisters Lily Davison of Coldstream, BC, Dorothy Colebank of Ashcroft, BC and his brother Donald (Gwen) of Coldstream, BC. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Ponderosa Lodge, who took such special care of George, to his good friends Bob and Pat King, Ken and Laura Munro and Diane McKelvy. You were George’s special angels. A memorial service celebrating George’s life will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, 360 Nicola Street, Kamloops, BC at 11:00 am on Saturday, Jan 20, 2007. A luncheon will follow in the church hall. St. Paul’s Cathedral in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Schoenings Funeral Service, Kamloops, in care of arrangements.

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