Dennis-Garry George of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 76th year. Dearly loved husband of Helena ‘Grace” (Blankenship) Dennis and father of Tanya Molyneux and Cindy Dennis and step-father of Kerry, Susan, Elisabeth, Kathryn and James. Dear brother of Larry Dennis (Shirley) and the late Bernard Draper. Dear grandfather of Arielle, Shelby, Jonathan, Nicole, Nicholas, Kelly and Helena. Also survived by a number of great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Garry was born in St. Thomas on August 23, 1939, the son of the late George Richard and Ida “Kathleen” (Butterwick), (Draper), (Dennis). Garry worked at Thermodisc for 29 years. He was a member and Past Master of Talbot Masonic Lodge #546 A.F. and A.M. , Past District Grand Master, Past Grand Stewart (Chapter), Past Provincial Grand Prior and Past Inspector, Grand Council.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Friday, February 13th from 7-9 p.m. A Memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 13th at 6:45 p.m. by Officers and Members of Talbot Lodge #546 A.F. and A.M. Cremation will follow, with private interment of ashes in St. Thomas Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, the Alzheimer Society of Elgin or the charity of choice.