Al was born in Winnipeg on July 10, 1922. He passed away peacefully at his residence at 97 years of age on August 21, 2019. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret (Peg) in 1997.
Al spent most of his life in the Deer Lodge area of Winnipeg, residing on Winchester Street for most of his life. He joined the RCAF at the age of 18 years, serving in Canada, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe for 4 ½ years during World War 2. He was a member of the Canadian Legion Branch #4, a life member of both the 409 RCAF Nighthawk Association and the Normandy Veterans Association. He was a past president and honorary life member of the Deer Lodge Curling Club, where he began curling in 1936. In his final curling years, he curled with the Antlers, in a senior’s league.
Al retired from Great West Life in 1983 after 31 years, and enjoyed many years of golf and travel with Peg.
Special thanks to Sturgeon Creek 2 and all the wonderful staff and residents that helped make his last few years memorable. Thank you to Christine, Geoff and Karen at Brathwaite’s Pharmacy for the personal touch they gave to him.
Thank you to Dr. Rumbolt for his compassionate care.
Cremation has taken place.
We will miss you dad. Rest easy.
Wednesday August 21st 2019
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of George Woods..
Death notice for the town of: Winnipeg, Province: Manitoba