George Horner

Obituary of George Reginald Horner

HORNER, George Reginald (Red), (born May 28, 1909, Lynden, Ontario) Passed away peacefully on April 27, 2005 at Sunnybrook & Women�s College Health Science Centre. Beloved husband of the late Isabel Margaret (nee Norman). Loving father of Sybil (Bill) Spragge of Kamloops, B.C., Judy (Hugh) Fox of Cambridge, Ontario, Patricia (Hal) Butler of Oshawa, Ontario, Robert (Linda) of Kelowna, B.C. and predeceased by his eldest son Reg. Loving grandfather and great-grandfather. Will also be sadly missed by Helen. Red played for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1928 until retirement through the 1940 season and served as Team Captain from 1938 to 1940. Red was the oldest living Maple Leafs Captain and the oldest living member of the Hockey Hall of Fame being inducted in 1965. The family will receive friends at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME - A.W. MILES CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Eglinton Avenue East), from 7-9 on Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, May 2 at OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP, 78 Clifton Road at St. Clair Avenue at 10 o�clock. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery. If desired, donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society (Toronto Central Council), 240 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Z2, would be greatly appreciated by the family.