Dirks, George Alvin
On Thanksgiving Monday, October 9, 2017, George Alvin Dirks went to be with his Lord and Saviour at the age of 86 years. He was surrounded by his family who loved him dearly and had gathered to spend the Thanksgiving weekend together.
Alvin will be lovingly remembered by his wife Ileana, and his five children; Sherry (Graham) Bretherick, Lorraine (Jonathan) Haglund, Charles Dirks, Geoffrey (Marci) Dirks and Jeanelle (Vance) Slade, son-in-law; Stacey Supina. 26 granchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, Alvin will also be missed by his two sisters; Selma Cornelson and Dorothy (Jerry) Huebert, brother; Melvin(Jean) Dirks, as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Alvin was predeceased by his parents and nine siblings.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 am at Fort Saskatchewan Community Baptist Church, 7810 – 95A Avenue in Fort Saskatchewan.
In memory of Alvin, donations may be made to the Shining Light Ministries, P.O. Box 93035, Burlington, ON L7M 4A3.