Cpl George Harry Forrister (Ret’d)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal George Harry Forrister (Ret’d) of Kelvington, SK on 5 May 2008 at the Sunnyside Adventist Care Centre at the age of 95 years.

    George was born in Rugeley, in the County of Staffordshire in England, one of eight children. In June of 1924, he came to Canada with his family, settling in the Paswegin area of Saskatchewan. George was a veteran of the Second World War who served in the 9th Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers.  On returning home, he farmed and made his home in Kelvington until 1999 when he and his wife moved into Saskatoon.  George was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 19 in Kelvington.

    A Memorial Service will be held at Park Funeral Chapel in Saskatoon, SK at 3:00 PM on 9 May followed by Interment in Kelvington Cemetery at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Saskatchewan or to a charity of the donor's choice.  {dcJan19gd} [zpp]