George passed away peacefully with his family at his side on December 6, 2018. He is survived by his children Cathy O’Hara, Jan Berger (Keith), Debbie Ross (Graham), Joanne Friesen (Rick), David O’Hara (Theresa), Heather Cattell (Kent), Patti O’Hara (Dave) and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews and his sister-in-law Rena O’Hara. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret (Leach) in 2000. He was the youngest of eight children and was predeceased by his parents and siblings. George worked in the family business, J.J. O’Hara and Sons in Conquest and worked and lived there most of his life. He retired to Outlook and resided there until his passing. At his request there will be a private family service at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements in care of Cherished Memories.
Obituaries / Life Stories
What if low-cost funerals were a promise and not just a slogan? At Cherished Memories – it is a promise. Kevin Martens began working in funeral service alongside his father while still in high school. After graduating in 1994, he decided to move to Alberta and embark on his funeral service career. Kevin took his funeral director and embalmer training in Alberta through Mount Royal College and earned the award for the Highest Academic Standing. He was licensed as a funeral director and an embalmer in 1998.
Kevin, along with his wife Charmaine have 4 boys. They are very involved in the community including sporting activities, church and municipal politics where Kevin serves as Deputy Mayor. They started Cherished Memories in 2006 with a mission to serve families with compassion and complete honesty while providing the lowest costs in the area.
Some Funeral Homes claim to be low-cost, but for Cherished Memories it is a promise – not just a slogan. Contact Kevin & Charmaine for compassionate, honest and transparent services and fees. They have saved families thousands of dollars. Cherished Memories – pushing the boundaries of tradition.