Garlick, George Albert - of Chatham, passed away peacefully at the Blenheim Community Village with family by his side on Monday January 7, 2019, age 101.
Born in Chatham Ontario to parents the late Rose Emily nee Jacobs and William Garlick.
Loving husband of Emily (nee Paul) for 66 years.
Beloved father of Judith Benson and her husband Malcolm of Rondeau, Pamela Bachus and her husband Terry of Rondeau, and Paul Garlick and wife Kathryn of Bradenton Florida.
Grandfather of Heather (Scott) MacFarlane, Stephanie Benson, Ashley (Trent) Zimmer, Brett (Mandy) Bachus, and Bryan (Natalie Ramsz) Bachus.
Great-grandfather of Hillary, Regan, Gracie, Colby, and the most recent and namesake Liam George. Predeceased by his great-grandson Brody Mac Bachus.
Brother to Anne Faubert of Tilbury. Predeceased also by his siblings Florence Benning, William Garlick, and John “Jack” Garlick.
Will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews.
George served overseas during WWII for four years and three months with the Royal Canadian Corps. of Signals. Upon returning from war he was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 28 Chatham and more recently 243 Ridgetown, Park St. United Church and the AOTS of Park St. Church. George later joined his brother Jack where together they operated Superior Machine and Tool in Chatham.
Cremation has taken place.
Donations in memory of George may be made to Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation or the RCL Branch 243 Ridgetown. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park St., Blenheim, Ontario, N0P 1A0