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George William Bain, CD


Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class, RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 14 Dec 1946, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia


Died: 25 Apr 2006, Moncton, New Brunswick


BAIN, George William - 59, Oxford, formerly of Yarmouth, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, N.B., with his family by his side. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of the late Robert D. "Bob" and Helen "Nellie" (Thibedeau) Bain. He served with the Royal Canadian Navy, having served a 30 year span with the Armed Forces. Following this, he was employed as a long haul truck driver. For the last three years, he had been employed at Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd., Oxford. He enjoyed golfing and all sports. He also enjoyed car races. He was a biker and a lover of the outdoors. George will be forever remembered for his straight forward attitude toward life, his courage, strength and humour when faced with life's greatest challenge, and most of all, for his absolute love and compassion for his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Elma J. Thompson; son, Brian, Toronto, Ont.; daughter, Victoria (Allan), Amherst; seven grandchildren; sister, Helen, Alberta; brothers, Keith (Linda), Yarmouth; Herbert (Lorraine), Plymouth; Bruce (Sharon), Winnipeg; sister-in-law, Sandra Bain, Ottawa; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, James, Henry in childhood, twins Ira and Ivan in infancy. Visitation will be Friday afternoon and evening, with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, both in Allen's Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford, Rev. Gary MacDougall officiating. Following cremation, a private family interment will take place. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald 27 Apr 2006)


George's brother, James Bain, also served in the RCN.


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George Bain's headstone in the Brenton Hilltop Cemetery, Brenton, NS.  Some of his ashes are buried in the cemetery and the remainder were spread in the waters off of the Yarmouth Lighthouse



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