Ferguson; George (Fergie) a long time resident of Rossland passed away peacefully at KBRH on March 9, 2013. George was born April 1, 1935 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
Fergie came to Rossland in 1956 to play hockey with the Rossland Warriors.
In 1961 he joined the Trail Smoke Eaters and went on to win the championship in Europe. He played with the Moose Jaw Canucks and a short stint with the Chicago Blackhawks. Besides playing hockey he also enjoyed camping and fishing.
George is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Maxine, daughters Heather (Rob) Peebles, Crystal (Tony), sons Richard and Robin, grand-children Cory, Kylee-Ann, Robbie and Sarah, great grand-children Madison and Odin and numerous nephews and nieces.
George was predeceased by his parents and his two brothers Jack and Stewart.
In George’s name, donations may be made to SPCA, 7700 Hwy 3B, Trail, BC V1R 2L9.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday March 15, 2013 at 2:00 at the Rossland Legion with Reverend Ken Siemens officiating.
Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca