Greg passed away peacefully on August 16th, 2019 in Ormstown, surrounded by his family, after bravely battling a devastating cancer that was diagnosed less than 3 months ago.
Beloved husband of 44 years to Nadia, cherished father to Tamara (Andrew Penwell), Sasha (Sandra) and Katrina (Edwin Faulder) and dear ‘Papi’ to his granddaughter Katie (Penwell).
Greg will be lovingly remembered by his surviving brothers, his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, also many nieces and nephews. His family was of utmost importance to him.
A masterful chef, party planner extraordinaire and passionate musician, Greg loved spending time with family and friends, treating them to evenings of fine food and good music.
Greg loved being a rural Family Doctor and devoted all 44 years of his medical career practicing medicine at the Ormstown Medical Centre and at the Barrie Memorial Hospital, where he formed lasting relationships with his colleagues, nurses, administrative staff and patients.
He led his life by example and was loved and respected by those who knew him. His legacy will live on through his family and the work he has done in his community. He will be sorely missed.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 22, from 2 to 4 pm, and 6 to 8 pm at the McGerrigle Funeral Home, 70 Lambton St, Ormstown, QC.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 23, at 10:30 am at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church, 615 Stuart Avenue, Outremont, QC.
If desired, donations can be made to the Barrie Memorial Hospital Women’s Auxiliary, 28 rue Gale, Ormstown, QC. J0S 1K0 or to the CVR SASS (Student Activity Sponsorship Society) 1597 Route 138A, Ormstown, QC J0S 1K0.