George Russell Banks
BANKS; George Russell (Retired from the RCNVR) ~ December 24, 1923 – April 23, 2021 ~ George passed away peacefully on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Hillsdale Terrace, Oshawa in his 98th year. George was the beloved husband for 59 years of the late Joyce Banks (nee Brothers). Loving father of his two sons Geoffrey (Mabel) and the late Brian (survived by Catherine). Loved grandfather of Jessica, Caitlyn and Tyler and great grandfather of Ryley and Chloe. Dear brother of the late Lionel, Harold and Muriel Clayton. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. George entered The Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserves following high school in 1943 and served for 2 years. Hockey and tennis were a large part of George’s life. In 1966 George and Joyce moved to Toronto where he worked as a design draftsman for a mining company until retirement in 1989. It was at this point that George and Joyce retired to Millbrook enjoying 18 years in the community.
Due to COVID restrictions, a private family service and interment will be held. In memory of George, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society – Durham Branch would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Fallis & Shields Funeral Home, Millbrook (705-932-5300). Donations or condolences may be made at www.fallis-shields.com.
Our Condolence Geoff & Mabel
Jerry & Maggie
Our Condolences Geoff and Mable, Jessica, Tom, Ryley & Chloe. Our thoughts are with you. Anna and Darek
Condolences from your Church family.
Millbrook-Cavan United Church (Lynda Allair)