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DELGROSSO, Dr. George M.
DELGROSSO - Dr. George M. Passed away at St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia, Ontario, on Monday, February 11, 2019, at the age of 88. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Florence Delgrosso; and his brother Frank of North Tonawanda, NY; loving father of George Jr. (Kathi) of Colorado and Georgia Bryan (Steven Power) of Toronto; cherished grandfather of Brian (Amber), Aaron, Brandon (Callie), Andrew (Becca); and great-grandfather of eight great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews in New York; Dorothy DelGrosso, the Caron family, and many dear friends and fellow musicians. George was Past President of Lambton College, Past President of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, Executive Director of the Columbus Centre, Toronto and founder of Mind-Fit Stress Control Centre, Sarnia. George formed the musical group "Dr. D & All That Jazz" and for the past 18 years he was the organizer and director of International Can-Am Concerts. He was a member of the Detroit Musicians and London Jazz Societies. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W, Sarnia, Ontario, on Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 2:00 - 5:00 PM. A burial of ashes will be held at Mount Olivette Cemetery, Buffalo, NY, on Monday, April 15, 2019, at 2:00 PM. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish may send memorial donations to the Sarnia Community Foundation, 110-560 Exmouth St., Sarnia, ON, N7T 5P5, Parkinson's Society, 4500 Blakie Rd #117, London, ON N6L 1G5 or St. Joseph's Hospice, 475 Christina St. N, Sarnia, ON N7T 5W3 (cheques only at the funeral home, please). Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca