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George Janes

George David Janes

Saturday, March 30th, 1935 - Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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George David Janes
It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of George David Janes, 84, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. George was born in Burgeo, NL to Henry and Francis (Standing) Janes. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Alice (Seaward); children, Cynthia; David (Valerie); Daphne (Paul) Shea; daughter-in-law, Sandra; grandchildren, Christine, Ryan, Robert, Lesley, Brenden, Gillian and Mitchell; 2 great grandchildren, Maleigha and Jack; sisters, Ethel Banks, Hilda Barnes, Lottie (Stan) Mercer; Millie (Danny) Styles; sister-in-law, Mildred. George was predeceased by his beloved son, Martin; brother, Lester; sister, Ena and Daphne. George retired from the Royal Canadian Navy after proudly serving for 25 years. He later returned to the DND as a civilian piloting tugboats and later serving aboard HMCS Quest. George loved his hometown, Burgeo and spent many years walking the paths of the sandbanks with Alice, his children and later his grandchildren. He has gifted his family with beautiful hand carved schooners and furniture but even more precious, his stories and love. He will be missed forever. The family will receive visitors 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 19 and Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, February 20 both in the Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Peggy’s Cove Road, Upper Tantallon. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences can be made to www.rawalker.ca
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Upper Tantallon
    Address
    13549 Peggys Cove Road
    Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Upper Tantallon
    Address
    13549 Peggys Cove Road
    Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, Upper Tantallon
    Address
    13549 Peggys Cove Road
    Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Susan Burbridge

Posted at 02:39pm
Dear Daphne and Family,
So sorry for your loss.
Our thoughts are with you and our family at this difficult time.
Susan Burbridge and George Longaphy

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Josie Webster

Posted at 11:53am
It feels like I have known George my whole life, he has been such a great neighbor to my aunt and uncle... he will be missed by many. My condolences to Alice and family.
Josie Webster
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Alexandra Angus

Posted at 12:44pm
Alice and family, my deepest condolences for your loss. George will be greatly missed.
Alex Angus - niece of Doug and Candy Baker

Caley Webster

Posted at 12:36pm
Dear Alice and family, I am Candy and Doug's niece Caley and I am so very sorry for your loss. George was a great man and a wonderful neighbour to my aunt and uncle. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.
MD

Mark Durnford

Posted at 03:33pm
Family and friends: I knew George for many years from1950 to the present date, he was my friend and shipmate onboard CNAV Quest for many years. He made us all laugh with his many stories, my memories of George are pleasant ones, I cherished his friendship and work Ethics always on time ready to do the job. My condolence I am deeply sorry for your loss. Mark Durnford
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