In Memory of




Obituary for George Gerrard DeLaere

DeLaere, George Gerrard

Died suddenly on Saturday May 2, 2020 at the General & Marine
Hospital, Collingwood at the age of 75. George of Collingwood,
formerly of Stayner and Alliston, beloved husband of Denise.
George will also be missed by Denise’s children Sara Woolnough
Thayer (Chris Thayer) and Jesse Woolnough (Nicole) and by his
grandchildren to whom he was Papa G, Aubrey and Teagan Thayer
and Max and Claire Woolnough, and his sister Karen (Ross
Brooks). George is predeceased by his brother John and parents
Leon and Rosalie DeLaere. He was a kind and energetic man who
was always puttering at something. He was very talented with
any tool and could fix just about anything. He and Denise
enjoyed trailer camping, riding his Goldwing and spending time
with his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed. When
conditions permit, a Celebration of Life will be held. If desired,
donations to Fur Ever Friends Adoption, Coldwater or the
Georgian Triangle Humane Society would be appreciated by
George’s family. For further information and to sign his Book of
Memories, please visit

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