George Penton, retired registered professional forester and proud Rotarian, passed away peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

Born in Sandusky, Ohio, May 5, 1924, he immigrated to Canada in 1948 to begin his career with Abitibi Power and Paper Co.  Married for 70 years to Barbara “Bobbie”, who predeceased him in November 2014, he is survived by Jeffery (Sharon), David (Kathy Taylor), Joanne (Jon Tost), Shelley Alvin (Tom) and their families.

At George’s request, there will be no funeral service. If friends wish to honour George with memorial contributions please consider ARCH.

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