It is with heavy hearts we announce Our Beloved Father, husband and grandfather Georges Nazir Murr, 75, of Victoria BC, passed away on September 27th. Georges was born in Rayak, Lebanon to Nazir and Delilah Murr on January 23, 1943. He moved to Canada in order to start a business with the goal of returning home to marry, then coming back to begin his life with his new wife, Helene, here in Victoria. Georges went on to become a succesful business owner, as well as devoting much of his time to numerous organizations geared towards helping his fellow Lebanese-Canadians, through the World Lebanese Council. His tireless efforts made touched many and the friendships he made are a testament to his resolve. He is survived by wife, Helene,his children, Ed, Mark and Marla, and his grandchildren, Marlon, Aidan, Quentin, Mateo, Claudia and Gabriella, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at St Joseph's church on Saturday, October 6th at 11am with Father Alfredo Monacelli officiating. Burial will follow at Royal Oak Burial Grounds at 1 pm, reception to follow. Earth's Options will be handling the funeral arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the BC Cancer Socety and/or the Victoria Hospice.
A heartfelt thanks goes to the amazing doctors and nurses that cared for and treated Georges during his time in Royal Jubilee and Victoria General, and especially while in Victoria Hospice