George Edward Hare
George Edward Hare – 77,
Truro/Lower Economy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening,
December 4, 2018, at Vimy Court. Born in Truro, he was a son of the
late Edward and Dorothy (Kirk) Hare.
George graduated from Mount Allison University
(B.Sc.), University of Southern Illinois (Masters and PhD Pure
Mathematics) and University of Florida (Post Doctorate). He went on to
live and work in Toronto, holding executive level positions at some of
Canada’s leading financial institutions. In retirement,
George and his wife, Mary, enjoyed splitting their time between
Toronto and their home in Lower Economy, until moving to Truro in
2016. George was passionate about his work, but in his spare time, he
enjoyed collecting model trains, reading, walking and
He leaves his devoted wife, Mary; children,
Rebecca and David; son-in-law, David Zborovski; daughter-in-law,
Danielle Sampson; sister, Barb (Hare) St.
Laurent; grandchildren, Julia, Annabelle and Gregory.
Special thanks are extended to Roger Hunter,
Sharon Riley, Carol Doran, Anita Kelly and Barbara Macaloney who
provided excellent homecare and allowed George to stay in his own home
until the final weeks of his life. As well, we would like to thank the
wonderful staff at Vimy Court for their care.
Honouring George’s request, there will
be no visitation or funeral service. A reception for family and
friends will be held from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, December 11,
2018, at 94 Smith Avenue, Truro;
please join us. If so desired, donations in
George’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia are
welcomed. Alternatively, we ask people to honour George with an act of
kindness: call, visit or spend time with someone in his
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall
– Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street,
Truro. Private messages of
condolence may be sent to the family by viewing George’s
obituary on-line and selecting « Send A Condolence »
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de George Edward Hare 19412018..