George William Forsythe passed away Sept. 18, 2014. He was born Sept. 3, 1929 in Nanaimo, B.C. to Samuel George Forsythe and Francis Thorn.
He worked for the B.C. Telephone Co. for 38 years in the communities of Nanaimo, Chemainus, Squamish, Vanderhoof, Quesnel, Prince George, and Kamloops (where he retired). He was an active community volunteer starting as a Sea Cadet leader, a drummer in the Legion band, a minor hockey coach and referee, and a member of the Lions and Rotary service clubs. In his retirement he was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of B.C. and their Life Line program, a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C., and in 2011 her was recognized as a 50 year member of the Free Masons.
He is predeceased by his loving wife Lola Hilda Forsythe of 49 years and his delightful daughter Lucinda Jane Forsythe.
He will be fondly loved and remembered by Robin (daughter), Jim, Trevor and Kaitlin Mathis; Mark (son) Wendy, Miranda and Geordy Forsythe; and second wife Cathy Forsythe of 16 years and Jason O’Brien (stepson).
George was a man of strong character and determination. He was a loving father and grandfather, who would end his phone conversations with
“Bye for now…”.
So…“Bye for now Dad”.
Kamloops Funeral Home
285 Fortune Drive
Sat. Oct. 4, 2014 @2:30 p.m.