Born in Hale, UK, August 18th, 1923- WWII Veteran, Royal Navy – It is with great sadness, the family announces Geoffrey’s passing, on Friday, December 8th, 2017 in his 95th year. He passed peacefully with the comfort of his daughter, Joy-Anne at his side. He is predeceased by his loving wife Marjorie (2013) a marriage of 61 years. Geoffrey received his wish to once again be joined with Marjorie to walk hand in hand for all eternity. Geoffrey will be sorely missed in the Dundas community where he and Marjorie had lived for over 60 years. He was a loving father to Joy-Anne Coomber (Michael), Bradley Jay (Elaine), cherished Grandpa to Jason Coomber (Stephanie), Brittany Mackay (Nicholas) Tiffany (A.J.), Nicole and Allan Jay; Great-Grandpa to Finnigan Mackay; eldest and cherished brother to Audrey Cranmer (Bert) (predeceased in 2002) and Margaret Ryan (Mike), along with many family members and friends in Canada and U.K. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Geoffrey’s life will take place Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon. at St. Joseph’s Villa Chapel, 56 Governor’s Rd., Dundas; reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the C.N.I.B. or Dundas Valley School of Art would be greatly appreciated.
Always remembered as a wonderful kinda and caring man,. I will be forever grateful for Mr. Jay’s help! God bless and keep him.
Mr. Jay….neighbour,friend,proud veteran…we remember you fondly..rest in peace and dance once again with your favorite lady in the blue gingham dress…Love from all the Hutchinson family
Dundas Community Services staff and volunteers would like to send Geoffrey’s family their condolences, thoughts and prayers at this sad time. We wish you all peace and comfort. Mr. Jay was a lovely man who used our Assisted Transportation and Meals on Wheels program. We were blessed to have known him and are thankful to have received a few of Geoffrey’s lovely pictures so to remember him by that are displayed in our office with pride.
Geoffrey will be missed. I always enjoyed viewing his painting and talking to him about artwork in general.
Thank you for your friendship and fatherly care Geoff. I’ll miss you but am so glad you’re reunited with Marjorie. Now you’re free to enjoy yourself after a life well lived.