MITCHELL, George William Henry

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa, on Saturday, December 19, 2020 in his 100th year.  Beloved husband of Anna of 69 years.  Loving father of Tony Mitchell (Lette), Brenda Kloostra (Simon), Gail Hoskin, George Mitchell Jr. and Wendy Kennedy (Harvey).  Survived by sister Connie Kittmer and predeceased by daughter Sandra and brother Albert.  George will be forever missed by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  George was a World War II veteran, serving in Europe.  He was a longtime member of the Canadian Legion Oshawa Branch #43.  He played baseball on the seniors league and was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.  George loved get-together celebrations with family; especially the food.  The family extends their sincere gratitude to the entire support staff at Hillsdale Estates, 3rd Floor, Lavender Lane, for their compassionate care.  George will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him.  Cremation arrangements entrusted to the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).  A private family service will held at a later date.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Kedron United Church.  Online condolences can be shared at makfuneralhome.com

 

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  • Dec 20, 2020

    Larry & Cecilia
    Dear Aunt Ann and Family,
    
    We are saddened to hear of Uncle George's passing. He was a great guy and will be missed. We had many conversations over the phone over the years and also got a chance to visit him. 
    
    Our Deepest Sympathies.
    
    Larry and Cecilia
     
    
  • Dec 20, 2020

    Wayne Jarmuth
    Tony, Nicolette and families: 
    
    We would like to share our sympathies and heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, during this difficult time of mourning, since the passing of your Dad.
    
    Ecclesiastes 7: 1-2    
    
    (1) A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death, than the day of birth.
    
    (2) It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting; for this is the end of everyone, and the living will lay it to heart.
    
    Wayne & Grace
    Sebringville.
  • Dec 21, 2020

    Sue & Art Bunnett
    Deepest Sympathy
     Only had the honour to meet George once. May he rest in peace.
  • Dec 21, 2020

    Hillsdale Estates Family Council
    OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES ON YOUR LOSS!  GEORGE WILL BE MISSED!
  • Dec 21, 2020

    Burton Sine
     Our Sincerest Condolences to each of you,  Ann, Brenda, Tony, Gail, George Jr., Wendy.  A Father is one of those Special folks in our lives & your Dad was one of the Best. A very pleasant & caring Uncle.
    Love
    Barbara & Burton Sine
  • Dec 23, 2020

    John & Janet McGeachie
    Anna and Wendy and family
    
    Thinking of you at this time.  George was a great character with a quick smile for everybody.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. 
  • Dec 25, 2020

    Joyce James & Family
    Dear Ann & Family,
    
    So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies to you & your families. George was such a great guy and will be sadly missed by all. Many memories of the old North Oshawa neighborhood.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    
    Joyce James & Family
  • Dec 30, 2020

    Jennifer McDonnell
    My condolences to the family of George.  I worked with him at the OSCC55+ for many years.  He was always such a friendly fellow, and attended many Men's Night Outs, SloPitch games and dinners.  He was such a pleasure to know.
  • Dec 30, 2020

    Colleen Zavrel
    As the Program and Services Director at the Oshawa Senior Community Centres (now retired) I had the pleasure of working with George. He was one of the inaugural members on the seniors Slo-Pitch team. His kind and gentle approach was a real asset to getting the league started. He was also a participant as a veteran in many Remembrance Day programs, telling his story and helping us to understand what serving in the war had been like. While many will miss George, fond memories of the wonderful man he was will linger on.
  • Jan 5, 2021

    Linda Byrne
    Love and prayers to All.  George was a loving and kind soul and will live on in the hearts of all who had a pleasure of knowing him.  



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