St. Catharines 

About george

George is a very active member of Niagara and is always willing to give his time to a good cause. George is a past chair of the Breakthrough Healthcare campaign, a founding member and past chair of the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation, and a founding member of: The Bereavement Ontario Network, The Bereavement Resource Council of Niagara, Wellspring Niagara (a cancer support center) and the former crisis response teams for the separate & public school boards. He is a member and past captain of the St. Catharines Rowing Club, a licensed umpire for Rowing Canada, a past volunteer member of the Salvation Army, a member of Star of the Sea Parish and it's finance committee, the Rotary Club of St. Catharines and a four time Paul Harris Fellowship Award recipient and Past President of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines 2016-17, past president with the International Order of the Golden Rule which is a worldwide funeral service association, a past president of the Niagara District Funeral Service Association, past president of the Ontario Funeral Service Association and past campaign chair for 2 years for the United Way. He has coached 26 travel hockey teams and coached rowing/sculling for 8 seasons. George has either chaired or been on many fund raising campaigns to help raise $157.5+M for local charities. He chaired the St. Catharines Meridian Centre fund raising team. He had been working with 14 other business leaders to bring 100,000-200,000 people to live in Niagara and is all driven by business people.

George is a graduate of Humber College Funeral Service program and is the 4th generation of ownership in the family business established in 1911.

George is married to Dr. Heather Combe, a local veterinarian with Fairview Animal Clinic and also a member of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines. He has a step daughter Alicia also a veterinarian living in St. Catharines. George also has 2 sons and their families that live in St. Catharines.

George is also a partner in 5 other business in Niagara and beyond.

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