Passed peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side on Friday May 12, 2023 at the age of 79. George Cooper of Coopers Falls, beloved husband of Kathryn Cooper. Loving father of Dawn Cooper and Shirley Cooper. Loved grandfather of Victoria Walton and Kendra Walton. Son of the late Ernest and Lillian Cooper. Survived by his sister Jacqueline (Jackie) Cleaveley and predeceased by his sisters Rachael and Wilma. George will be missed by many nieces and nephews. George was with the MNR Forestry for more than 30 years in which he fought many forest fires. George was very active in the hockey community, was a lay reader for the Anglican Church and was very involved with Fall Fairs across Ontario as well as the 4H Club. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Home 54 Coldwater Street E., Orillia, Ontario 705-326-3595 on Thursday May 18, 2023 from 5-9 P.M. The funeral service will be held from St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Washago on Friday May 19, 2023 at 2 o’clock. Interment to follow at St. George’s Anglican Cemetery, Coopers Falls. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Sick Kids would be appreciated.
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