Arrangements are entrusted to MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi (519) 582-1290 (www.mfh.care)
Rev. Fr. Matthew George formerly of Delhi passed away suddenly in Exeter on Monday, November 15, 2021 in his 53rd year. Fr. Matt, as he was affectionately known, served as a pastor and friend to many since his Ordination to Holy Orders on April 27, 1996. We are in thankful remembrance of his 25 years in the Priesthood. From Ontario to Manitoba to the Yukon, he served as: Associate Pastor, Chaplain, Spiritual Director, Pastor and Administrator. For the past number of years, Fr. Matt served as Pastor of St. Peter, St. Joseph and St. Boniface, Zurich and then as Associate Pastor of the Lake Huron Catholic Family of Parishes which includes parishes: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Grand Bend; Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mount Carmel; Precious Blood, Exeter; St. Boniface, Zurich; St. Peter, St. Joseph and St. Peter, Goderich. Also a Faithful Member & Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus. Beloved son of Shirley George (nee: Brown) & the Late Bruce George (2007). Dearest brother of Michael George (Alexandra), Jennifer George and Patrick George (Jennifer) and brother-in-law of Maria George. Loving nephew of Merle George and Keith Brown. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his two sisters, Lesley Carol (1963) and Mary Ellen (1971), by his sister-in-law Terri Lynn (2010), by his nephew Tyler Harvie (2013), by his uncles: Richard (1927), Eric (1983), Allan (1995) & Bernice (1995), Peter (1959) and by his aunts, Mary (1928) and Alice. Friends may call at Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, Delhi, for visitation on Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs Church, Delhi on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. (MAX: 100 Attendees, due to capacity limitations in the Church the presence of the Priests is by invitation only). Sorry, R.S.V.P. is Full, Please Join us for the Visitation Only. (Facial Coverings and Social Distancing Required). Interment in Delhi Cemetery. Donations to Save a Family Plan, London can be made through the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Delhi (519) 582-1290 (www.mfh.care) and will be gratefully appreciated by the family.
We welcome anyone that may wish to leave condolences for Fr. Matt’s family to leave a comment below. We plan to create and deliver to the George family, a book filled with condolences, support, and love from those in our communities who will truly miss his presence.