MR. GEORGE THOMAS MAREK passed away peacefully at Noric House early Wednesday morning, January 8th, 2003 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Helen, his daughter, Kathie Swift of Vernon, B.C., his son, David of Smithers, B.C., his son-in-law, Gary, his daughter-in-law, Cindy, his grandchildren, Morgan, Ethan and Dylan and a sister and her family in the Czech Republic. In respecting George’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no Funeral Service held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of George Marek to Noric House, 1400-Mission Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 9C3. George will be missed. Cremation arrangements were made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).