OBITUARY

George Joseph Gies

10 May, 19387 April, 2021

In Loving Memory

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of an incredible man, a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, and Brother. George Joseph Gerald Gies passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 with his loving wife by his side, Deborah Gies (Cub). Loving Father to Sandra (Peter) Recine, Sheryl (Gary Dance) McKinley and Michele (Michael) Randall. Predeceased by his daughter Susan Simon. Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Michael (Kristin) McKinley, Stephen (Brittany) Recine, Jennifer (Evan) McKinley, Brandon (Milana) Simon, Andrew (Holly) Recine, Ryan (Monica) Simon, Paul Randall and James Randall. Christopher (Tina) Recine, Angela (Matt) Houston. Papa to his Great Grandchildren: Finn, Cole, Grayson, Olivia, Ally, Owen and Ekaterina. Beloved Brother to Bill (Gert) Gies, Eileen Quehl, Ken (Terry) Gies and Frank (Marilyn) Gies and Brother in law to John Logozny. Predeceased by siblings Helen (Clare) Esbaugh, Gertrude (Gerald) Zettel, Grace (Wilfred) Zinger, Marie (George) Korway, Florence Logozny, June Cowan and Bill Quehl.

Due to the current pandemic restrictions that apply to attending the funeral service the services will be private for family only. Please attend the funeral service by joining in with using the live-stream. For the live-stream link and for on-line condolences please use the links below.

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Bill Gies

9 April 2021

We just finished watching the funeral service, which was a beautiful tribute to George. Our sincere condolences to Debby and family as you grieve the loss of a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. We remember all the good times and laughter we have had as a family over the years, which will never be forgotten. Very thankful that we had the opportunity a few weeks ago to visit with George and say our "goodbyes". Rest in Peace George!
Bill and Gert Gies and family

Frank Gies

9 April 2021

No one loved life more than George. He lived it to the fullest. He was a special brother and friend. He had a HUGE Heart and loved his family. We will miss the card games, your "Happy Face" and contagious "Laughter"

Rest in Peace,

Frank & Marilyn Gies

Gino Caletti

9 April 2021

Spent a few decades working with George the memories would fill a book. The moments we would laugh till we cried, the wars, the OMG you didn't say that. Given the opertunity to know him he was truly a wonderful person. God be with you my friend.

Lois Rubino

9 April 2021

Our deepest, heartfelt condolences to Debby and George’s family. Larry and I have such fond memories of all the wonderful time we spent with you and George, here in Arizona. From the first time we met at The Princess, to shopping, sight seeing, and dinners...and the Sugar Bowl. We are so saddened and feel your loss. Sending our love.

Kola Olasimbo

8 April 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the Gies family.
George was very dear to me, he was a wonderful friend and great co-worker.
He was a great man with an awesome personality.
I really enjoyed the times we shared together and he would be greatly missed.
May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.

Ken Gies

8 April 2021

Our hearts are saddened at the passing of brother, George Gies.
I have many cherished memories of our time on the family farm in St.Clements ON., and our recent last visit together.
He is an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan......keep cheering for the Leafs in heaven.
We will miss you.
Brother Ken , Terry, Mark, Andrea, Laura Gies

Paul Grillo

8 April 2021

Remembering all the good times we had at Markville over the years. Rest In Peace my friend, you will not be forgotten.

Karen Kushnir

8 April 2021

Our sincere condolences to Deb and all of the Gies family on George’s passing.

We have had a lot of laughs together over the years and I will always think of George with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eyes.

Karen and Randy

Peggy Graham

8 April 2021

Sheryl, Gary and family, On behalf of the executive and members of Branch 197, I offer our deepest condolences in the loss of your father and grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Sincerely, Peggy Graham,Past President

phillip hudson

8 April 2021

I was very sad when I heard the news of George passing...my condolences to the Gies Family ..George was a gentleman and a great co-worker ...He will be missed...

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