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George Friedrich

George Friedrich

December 6th, 1934 - August 21st, 2020
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Obituary

Our family is sad to announce the passing of our much loved husband, father, proud and loving “Oppie,” brother, uncle and friend to many George Friedrich, at Oakcrossing Long Term Care, London, on Friday, August 21st, 2020, formerly a long-time resident of Camden Court, Tillsonburg in his 86th year. Born in Boszok, Hungary, son of the late Balthazar Friedrich and the late Eva (Wizthaler) Friedrich. George will be remembered for his friendly, good-hearted, upbeat personality and his skillful painting and decorating skills as proprietor of George Friedrich Decorating Centre, Tillsonburg from 1960 to 1997. George and Betty were faithful, ardent members of the Courtland United Church for many years. Much loved father of George A. Friedrich, of Vancouver, B.C.; Mary Beth (Steve Burt), of London; and Cindy (David Wood), of Georgetown. Dear “Oppie” of Lela, Amelia, Colin, and Aaron. Survived by a sister Theresa Kelle, of Tillsonburg and the late Bruno, and by many nieces, nephews and cousins in the USA and Canada. Predeceased by two sisters Mary (late Frank Hader); Gisela (late Andreas Bettler) and by three brothers: John Friedrich (late Anna); Joe Friedrich (late Margot); Balthazar Friedrich (late Mary).

TO VIEW A MEMORIAL VIDEO TO HONOUR THE LATE GEORGE FRIEDRICH, PLEASE FOLLOW THE BELOW LINK:

https://youtu.be/bcSlBJXDJfQ

In keeping with George’s expressed wishes, cremation will take place. A Private Family Memorial Service to honour George's Life to be conducted in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes Chapel, 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg by Pastor Ted Smith, of the Courtland United Church. Interment to follow in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. Celebration of Life is planned for a later date, with details to be announced in the future. Friends and relatives are invited to offer their support and caring by sending flowers, posting photos, tributes, favourite memories, and hugs from home on George’s tribute page at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com. Memorial donations to the “Courtland United Church” or to any charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by George’s family and can be made through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes – Burial and Cremation Services Inc., Tillsonburg (519-842-4238), entrusted with all funeral arrangements, with confidence.
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Service Details

  • Private Family Memorial Service

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes - Burial and Cremation Services Inc.
    Address
    262 Broadway Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G3R7
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    Notes
    Live streaming link below: https://youtu.be/QQlhzXRq1NY
    Officiant
    Pastor Ted Smith, of the Courtland United Church
  • Interment

    Location
    Tillsonburg Cemetery
    Address
    191-193 Simcoe Street
    Tillsonburg, Ontario
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Ann & Walter Ellenberger

Posted at 02:28pm
Our deepest condolences to Betty and the entire Friedrich family. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so sorry for your loss.
Ann & Walter Ellenberger
GS

George, Margaret & Greg Saunders

Posted at 04:22pm
Friedrich Family,
Our condolences to you on the recent passing of George. He had a heart of gold, wonderful smile, and a very caring personality. Always enjoyed his upbeat manner and his jokes.
He had a good business, and being in the painting business as well, we got to know George quite well.
May all your fondest memories bring joy to your heart and peace to your soul.
God Bless,
George and Margaret Saunders (Delhi)
DB

Debbie Bailey

Posted at 02:31pm
Sending Big Hugs to you all. He was bigger then life and ohhh so nice. He lives on in you all.
Love Debbie (Palen) Bailey.
LL

Lyle and Linda

Posted at 10:18am
Sending hugs and love to you all. Unkie George was the best. Lyles time painting with George and remaining memories are full of humour and fondness for a genuine good natured gentleman that we shall never forget. Positive, kind, funny, a little devilish in a most delightful way. GOD BLESS, George shall suffer no more. Prayers for peace in his passing.
BK

Bruno Kelle

Posted at 09:03am
My very deepest condolences go out to my dear Friedrich family. Growing up we saw each other all the time. We were and always will be, very close. Uncle George held a special place in my heart. We had many great conversations and man could he tell a joke. We sure laughed alot when we got together. I will miss him for sure, but will always remember him fondly. Aunt Betty, Geordie, Mary Beth, Steve, Cindy, Dave, and all the kids, my thoughts are with you. Love you all, Bruno
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