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George Georgiev


Georgiev, George (Gyurka) –Passed away peacefully on April 20, 2021 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital of natural causes.  He was born on March 2, 1932 in Jánoshalma, Hungary.

George was the cherished husband of Joan (married in 1974), and loving father to Vanessa (Ingram) and Grandfather to Amber Lee (Barber). Predeceased by parents Száva and Laleva and siblings Póli, Annus and Antal.  He is survived by his brother and best friend Steve Georgiev (Elizabeth).  He also leaves behind nieces Ibolya Molnár, Erika Szőcs, Valery (Georgiev) Hobson, and nephew Steven Georgiev.

George immigrated to Canada in 1958 after leaving his home in Hungary in 1957 at the age of 25 with his younger brother.  After a long journey, he settled in the town of Galt to begin his new life in Canada. George enjoyed the simple things in life and would often be found fishing, playing cards or watching hockey.

George was one of the founding members of the Kossuth Ház Hungarian Canadian Club in Cambridge.

Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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