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George Andrew Fitchett
Celebration of Life

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 580 Grafton
10240 Hwy. 2, Cobourg, ON,

Wednesday May 22
1:00pm - 5:00pm

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George Andrew Fitchett

December 15, 1933 - May 14, 2024

Passed away on Tuesday May 14, 2024 at Northumberland Hills Hospital in his 91st year. Beloved husband and best friend of Jean (nee Smith) for 69 years. Loving father of Roger (Cathy Birney) and Judy Immel (late Richard) and Shawn Linton. Son of the late Russell Fitchett and late Mary Fitchett (nee McGregor). Proud grandfather of Erin Immel (Mike Macklin), Derek Immel (Jamie Lee), Andrew Fitchett (Marsha), Justin Fitchett (Becca) and Jillian Fitchett (Jack Whelan), and great grandfather of Oliver Fitchett, James Immel, George Immel and Truett Adrian-Fitchett. Brother of the late Vernon Fitchett (late May), late Doris Smith (late Jerry), Marie McIntosh (late Milton), Myrtle Moore (late George), Rosemary Broomfield (late Arthur). Remembered by other family members and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Xi for his wonderful care. Also all the kind nursing staff on 2A, Rehab and Palliative Care Units at Northumberland Hills Hospital. Many thanks to Adam and the very supportive staff at MacCoubrey Funeral Home. A private family graveside service will take place. A Celebration Of Life will be held at the Grafton Legion on Wednesday May 22, 2024 from 1 to 5 pm. Those wishing may make a donation in George’s memory to Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation, or St. Andrews United Church, Grafton.

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Ronald Macklin - May 27, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Gaye and Gail Hoskin - May 27, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Bertha and James Hodges - May 27, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Rosemary Broomfield - May 27, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Sharron MacDonald - May 24, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Sharron MacDonald - May 24, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Sara Woods - May 23, 2024

So very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Roger. He was a kind and gentle man. Please give Cathy and all your family my sincere sympathy.

Gary & Pat Moynes - May 23, 2024

Judy & Family- Very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Even though we didn’t know him, we want you to know we are thinking of you. May all your wonderful memories of him help you in the time ahead.

Alasdair & Jane Gillespie - May 22, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Mungo and Sharon Brown - May 22, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Jan Bangs - May 22, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Jim and Crystal Cooney - May 22, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Marie McIntosh - May 21, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

St. Andrew's United Church, Grafton

Vicky Noel - May 21, 2024

Jean and family: I am so sorry to hear of George's passing. He was such a sweet man. I have many great memories. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this sad time.

Marie Staples - May 21, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Cam and Betty Hogg - May 19, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Dianne Tollan (Archer) - May 19, 2024

Jean and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Dianne

Bryan and Cindy Marjoram - May 18, 2024

Roger, Cathy, Andrew, Justin, and Jillian, Cindy and I were deeply saddened by the loss of your father, father-in-law, and grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Sincere condolences to the entire family. George Andrew Fitchett December 15, 1933 - May 14, 2024 ~ REST IN PEACE ~

Susan Giddings - May 18, 2024

Jean and family. I am so very sorry to hear of George's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. Susan Giddings.

Bob & Joan Skillen - May 18, 2024

To Jean & Family, So sorry to learn of George's passing,we always enjoyed a visit with both of you. Our prayers are with you at this time.

Chris and Dave fulton - May 18, 2024

Sorry to hear about George Passing away our prayers are with you Jean and family Dave and chris fulton

Sam Cavanaugh - May 18, 2024

To the Fitchett family, I am sorry to hear about George's passing. Although it's been quite a few years since I've seen him, he was such a nice man, a real gentleman. Condolences to all of you at this time. Sincerely, Sam Cavanaugh

Veronica Marriott - May 18, 2024

Condolences to the Fitchett family ~ sorry for your loss ❤️

Linda and Jim wong - May 17, 2024

Our deepest condolences goes out to all the family at the difficult time

Florence Femiak - May 17, 2024

Judy , your Mom Jean , and family, I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad passing away.....may the wonderful memories guide you through this sad and difficult time......he was always so nice to talk to, a wonderful gentleman......hugs.....Flo.....

Debbie Stevenson - May 17, 2024

Jean and family,so sorry to hear of George’s passing.Please accept our condolences.Reg and Debbie Stevenson

Brenda Waldie - May 17, 2024

So sorry to hear about George.

Pat & Shelley Rutherford - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Kelly Evans - May 17, 2024

Jean, Roger, Judy and family. So very saddened to hear of George's passing. The two of you were such wonderful neighbors. He truley was a gentleman. I was always greeted with a beautiful smile and sparkling eye's. He will be missed by many. May your wonderful memories and love of family and friends sustain you through these difficult time. Sincerely, Kelly

Monica Baxter Burkitt - May 17, 2024

Jean, We’re very sad to hear of George’s passing. George was always so kind and friendly to us. I know he’ll be greatly missed by many. Monica, David, Ethan and Addy

Marie Willis - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Marie Willis - May 17, 2024

Jean, so sorry to hear about George’s passing. He was such a friendly person. Marie

Carol Lawrence - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Jim & Bev Knight - May 17, 2024

Jean and Family. We were so saddened to hear the news. He was such a great guy! I'm sure he'll be watching over the neighborhood from above.

allan broomfield - May 17, 2024

So sorry for your loss Jean, my condolence to you and your family George will always be remembered as the kind man he was.

Paulie J Deseure - May 17, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Anne and Paul Burnham - May 16, 2024

Dear Jean, Roger, Cathy, Judy, Andrew, Marsha and all the rest of the Fitchett connection, George will be missed outside your family circle as well. He was such a consistently sweet man. I feel fortunate to have had many small conversations with him over the years. I have you in my thoughts and wish you all strength at this time of loss.

Alf and Red Quigley - May 16, 2024

Judy So sorry to hear about your Dad RIP George

Josie, Shane, and Jayda Chapman - May 16, 2024

We are so sorry for the loss of a great man. We are thinking of you all and sending lots of love.

Rosemary Broomfield - May 16, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Gail Pearson - May 16, 2024

Rosemary: so sorry to read of the passing of your brother. You didn’t need to have to go through this right now, so soon after Arthur. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Gail

Margot Tarajos - May 16, 2024

To the Fitchitt family my deepest condolences...I worked with George at Columbus McKinnon Limited... He was always very kind and I remember his smile

Doug Robinson - May 16, 2024

Jean, Judy, Marie, and family, My prayers and thoughts are with you. I always looked forward to seeing George. He made me smile and feel like the day was better than before we spoke. I hope your grief is soon replaced by fond memories. Sincerely, Doug.

Doug Robinson - May 16, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Dale McComb - May 16, 2024

Jean and family, Please accept our condolences. So sorry for your loss. Dale and Trish McComb

Kelley - May 16, 2024

Judy, Derek, Erin and families. I am very sorry to learn of your Dad and Granddads passing. Cherish those beautiful memories.

Wayne Smith - May 16, 2024

Jean & Family ,so very very sorry to hear the passing of George , wonderful person , my sincere condolences and thoughts and prayers are with u all at this time

Marion Menheneott - May 16, 2024

Jean So very sorry to hear of George's passing.

Dave Cromlish - May 16, 2024

Judy and family. Very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Your memories will get through. Dave and Rosie

Linda Pieper - May 16, 2024

Jean, So sorry to hear of George’s passing, hugs to you and yours. Always remembered with fond thoughts!

Frances L Berney - May 16, 2024

Jean I am so sorry to hear of George's passing. I have alot of wonderful memories during our time at Columbus McKinnon. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Shirley Foden - May 16, 2024

Jean, Judy, Shawn, Derek, Jamie-Lee, Erin, Mike, James and George and the rest of the families and friends. My sincere condolences to you. Please know I am thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Take care and cherish your memories. Hugs ❤️

Delkie Curtis - May 15, 2024

Judy and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. Delkie and Linda

Rosemary Taylor - May 15, 2024

Please accept our sincere condolences 🙏my thoughts and prayers are with you..Rosemary and Jamie Taylor

Susan and John Davison - May 15, 2024

Judy and family, sorry for your loss.

sheila and glen turner - May 15, 2024

judy and derek we are sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this time

Anita Gutteridge - May 15, 2024

I am very sorry for to hear of your father's passing Roger and family. My sincere condolences

Brenda Leonard - May 15, 2024

Jean and Family, I extend my sincere condolences to you. Take care. Brenda Leonard

Faye Baxter - May 15, 2024

Jean and family so sorry to hear of George's passing.. Cherish the memories.

Donna m Logel - May 15, 2024

My deepest sympathy on your loss. Such a sweet man. May your memories give you comfort in the days ahead.

Carolyn Farrell - May 15, 2024

Jean, Please know my thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Jan and Garry Gordon - May 15, 2024

Judy - so, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I know you thought the world of him and will hold tight to those memories. We are thinking of you, Shawn, Erin, Derek and families.

Karen Boyle - May 15, 2024

So very sorry for your loss🙏

Donna & Shirley Sandercock - May 15, 2024

Jean and family, We're so sorry to hear of George's passing. We've missed seeing you both out on your walks and always a chat and a smile. Lots of memories over the 69 years of marriage and friendship to treasure in the difficult days ahead. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that you're in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace George.

Jeanette and Jim Puddy - May 15, 2024

Judy and family..sorry to hear of George s passing..our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time..Jeanette and Jim..

Audrey Molenaar - May 15, 2024

Jean and all your family my deepest sympathy to each of you ath this sad time

Ward & Penny Beebe - May 15, 2024

Aunt Jean, Roger & Cathy, Judy & Shawn ... our thoughts are with your families. Hugs to everyone.

Paul & Sherry Sweet - May 15, 2024

Judy, so sorry to hear the sad news about your father. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

Laura & Rene Roberge - May 15, 2024

Jean & Family, we are so sorry for your loss. George such a kind person, may he RIP

Leslie and Chris McIvor - May 15, 2024

Jean, Judy and Erin So very sorry to hear of your husband, dad and Grampa’s passing. Our condolences to you and your families.

Gladys Morris - May 15, 2024

Roger and Cathy. So sorry for the loss of your dad. Keep the memories close.

Suzanne and Brad Manning - May 15, 2024

Judy and family, Sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you.

Suzanne and Brad Manning - May 15, 2024

Judy and family, Sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you.

Andrew and Myonne Allan - May 15, 2024

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts aremwithnyou and your family.

Bill & Pat Greer - May 15, 2024

Roger, Cathy & family, So sorry to hear about George. Bill's mother thought very highly of him and enjoyed many visits with him and Jean. Our sincere condolences. Bill &Pat

Wayne and Carol Baxter - May 15, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Wayne and Carol Baxter - May 15, 2024

Jean, Roger, Judy and families - our sincerest sympathy to you. George was a good friend and neighbour. We are going to miss him. Wayne and Carol

Dorothy Rutherford - May 15, 2024

Jean, so very sorry to read of George's passing. My condolences to you and all your family.

Kim Clarke - May 15, 2024

Judy, Jean, Roger and family I'm sorry for your loss. He was such a kind quiet man and always had a lovely smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Kim and Rick Clarke

Barb and Al Harnden - May 15, 2024

I am so sorry to her the news of George’s passing. He was always such a gentle soul, and he will be missed by many. My deepest sympathies to you, Jean and the rest of your family.

Brenda and Neil Manley - May 15, 2024

Jean - so sorry to hear about your dear husband, George. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Brenda and Neil Manley

Jane and Bill McIvor - May 15, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Jane and Bill McIvor - May 15, 2024

Jean, Roger, Judy and families. Our deepest sympathy to you all on George’s passing. We will miss seeing him on his front porch watching over the neighbourhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Jane And Bill

Nancy Clement - May 15, 2024

So sorry for your loss Jean and family, he was a one in a million man. Glad to have been able to care for him . Rest in peace George❤️

Yvonne and Miles Jackson - May 15, 2024

Jean, so sorry to hear the sad news about George. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

Gale Floyd - May 15, 2024

I wish to express my sincere condolences. The Bible gives a comforting hope that your loved one will come to life again on a beautiful earth when death will be no more in John 5:28, 29 and Revelation 21:4.

Ann & Dick Raymond - May 15, 2024

Jean, Judy, Roger and Families. Keeping all of you in our prayers.

Carol Lawrence - May 15, 2024

Jean, Judy, Roger & families, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. See you on the 22nd in Grafton for celebration of the life of this very dear man. Much love, Carol

Bonnie Sheridan - May 15, 2024

Jean, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Bonnie

Bill and Carmel Scott - May 15, 2024

Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. George was a wonderful man to work with during our time at Columbus McKinnon. May he rest comfortably in the arms of God., Sincerely, Bill and Carm.

Marie McIntosh - May 15, 2024

My sympathy to Jean and her family at this difficult time. I will miss him dearly.

Sharon Weese - May 15, 2024

Condolences from all the Comrades of Branch 580 Grafton