George Davidson

Obituary of George Davidson

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DAVIDSON, George 92 years, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Erie Shores Healthcare. He is now reunited with his wife Miriam who passed in 2005. Proud Dad of Joseph Davidson (Cheryl), Elizabeth Polesky (Don), Eldora Davidson (late Fern), DONALD Davidson, Helen Ryan (Butch), Pauline Biekx (Larry) and Gerald Davidson (Sophia). Adored Grandpa of Shawn (Erika), Melissa (Brian), Vanessa, Nikki, Jamie (Peter), Chase, Fernilyn and Great Grandpa of Kael, Luka, Nash and Myles. Dearest brother of Margaret MacQuarrie (late Don), late Annie Mae Davidson, Helen DeYoung (Joe), Bernadette Chisolm (late Billy), the late James and the late William. He will also be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. George and Miriam raised their family in Timmins, ON where he worked in the mine for many years. They then moved to Cottam, where George retired from Chrysler in 1991 after 23 years of service. He was a faithful member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Essex, and a member of Council 3305 and Fr. A. P. Marentette 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. He was an avid moose hunter, enjoyed fishing and any time spent outdoors. He will be missed during card nights and will be remembered for his laughter and quick wit. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be a private Family Funeral Service held at Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) followed by interment at Country Meadows Cemetery. Livestream of the Funeral Service will be available at on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11 am. If desired, memorial donations made to the Kidney Foundation or Liver Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends may share their memories online at


Celebration of George's Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, January 8, 2021
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada

Interment Information

Country Meadows Cemetery
14997 14th Concession
Essex, Ontario, Canada