George Lepore

July 24, 1925-October 20, 2008

George, died October 20, 2008, after a brief illness. Born in Italy on July 24, 1925, George emigrated to Canada in the fifties. He spent the rest of his life forging a new start in the remote wilderness of the Nimpkish Valley on Northern Vancouver Island.

George was a maverick his entire life and will surely be remembered for his bold and courageous endeavours by all who knew him.

George is survived by his five children: Cristina, Guido, Alessio, Dorotea, Michela, and his wife Emidia. Services for George were held Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. in Port McNeill at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a memorial that followed.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Arrangements entrusted to Island Funeral Services / Elk Falls Cremation & Reception Centre 250 287-3366.

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