Obituary of George McRae
McRAE, George Alexander "Alex"
81 years, passed away at Extendicare Tecumseh peacefully with his wife by his side on Monday, February 18, 2019. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Mills) for almost 59 years. Loving father of Bob and wife Marilyn and Jillian Lajoie and husband Brett. Adored Grandpa of Larissa Gignac (Dennis), Emily Harding, Shannon deVries (Brandon) and Great Grandpa of Cameron, Ryan and David Gignac. Predeceased by his parents James Alexander (1938) and Gladys (1988). Alex retired from General Motors in 1996 after more than 35 years of service. He was a lifetime member of Lakeshore St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Gardening was his passion. He will be forever remembered for his kind and gentle heart. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will gather for visitation at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Alex's life will be held at Lakeshore St. Andrews Church, 235 Amy Croft Drive, Tecumseh on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:30 am with visiting one hour prior in the church. Pastor Brad Watson officiating. If desired, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca