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George David Janes


RCN / C.A.F.


Died: 12 Feb 2020


JANES, George David - Iy is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of George David Janes, 84, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. George was born in Burgeo, N.L. 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; 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; sisters, 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 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 19th and Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, February 20th both in Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Peggy's Cove Rd., Upper Tantallon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald 18 Feb 2020)


Ships served in:

CFAV QUEST - served in Quest after retiring from the navy.



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