George Lloyd Picton
January 22, 1933 – September 19, 2019
George L. Picton passed away peacefully on September 19, 2019 at Chilliwack, BC at the age of 86.
George is survived by his wife Agnes (Shasko), daughters Avis and Leslee, brother Peter (Ollie), sisters Connie and Sharon (Bernie) Cenal. George is predeceased by his brother Allen, and parents Marg & Andrew.
The Funeral Service for George Picton will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, BC. Burial Service will follow at Chilliwack Cemeteries, 10010 Hillcrest Drive, Chilliwack, BC. Reception to follow Burial Service at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home.
Memorial Donations may be made in George's name to the PSP Society of Canada.
- Danny Berge, Pallbearer
- Rod Ellard, Pallbearer
- Craig Henderson, Pallbearer
- Grant Rowland, Pallbearer
- Steven Uruski, Pallbearer
- Rick Wilkinson, Pallbearer
- PSP Society of Canada
- Funeral Service Friday, September 27, 2019
- Graveside Service Friday, September 27, 2019
George Lloyd Picton
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Ron and Jeannie Martin
September 26, 2019
Several years ago when George and Agie had their beautiful Motor Home, Ron and I joined them on a trip to the North Country. Just as we arrived in Inuvik, one of the tires picked up a nail and was flat as a pancake. It was 2:30 a.m. and bright as day when George replaced the tire with such confidence you just knew he had worked for Paul's Tire Shop in his youth.
A funny story on that trip; George was driving and had his window wide open enjoying the breeze when a wasp flew in, landed on George's back and slid down into the gap in his belt. Well, we knew George was a good dancer but the moves he made ended with more than one sting. Lots of good memories. We will certainly miss him.
Jeannie and Ron
September 22, 2019
Our condolences to the family. Love and hugs from the Skabars
Janice (Shasko) Whaley
September 21, 2019
When I think of George, I recall the last time I saw him. He came out of ‘retirement’ to play his beloved trumpet at Oralie’s wedding - and he was full of smiles and loving it all ( as we all did!).
The world would be a better place if we had many more George Pictons. Kind man, proud father, loving husband, generous brother-in-law, hard working...I could go on and on.
It was my privilege and pleasure to know him.
Thoughts and prayers are with Aggie, Leslie, Avis and everyone who loved him.