George Ronald Morlidge passed away at the Lloydminster Continuing Care Centre, Lloydminster, Alberta on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the age of 89 years.
George is survived by: his loving wife of 68 years, Helen; son, George Morlidge; daughter, Rosemary Cobb (Gordon); 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Charles Morlidge; sisters, Dorothy Von Holwede (Jim), Maxine Holgate, Eileen Jenkins, Kathy Bowers and Wendy Bauer (Wayne).
George was predeceased by: parents, Ernest and Hannah Morlidge; brothers, Ernest Morlidge, Arthur Morlidge and Oliver Morlidge; sisters, Cordelia House and Margaret Harrison; and granddaughter-in-law, Rebecca Morlidge.
George was born in Lloydminster and lived his life there. He was a printer, photographer and journalist with the Lloydminster Times for 38 years, recording the city’s events through his pictures and writing. George greatly enjoyed music and singing, a good book, sporting events, a theater production, his Dillberry Lake cabin, seeing the world with Helen, and being with friends and family.
George was immensely proud of his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grand-children and their accomplishments. They will miss his warm smile, hugs, quiet humor, and undying interest in their lives.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Gerber and the staff of Lloydminster Continuing Care for their kind care and attention during George’s illness.
The Funeral Service for George will be conducted from the Grace United Church, Lloydminster, Alberta on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM.
Donations in memory of George may be made to Grace United Church or Charity of Choice.
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