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George J. Bureaux


George J. Bureaux

George J. Bureaux, 94 years of age, of Amherst, passed away peacefully on Thursday , November 8, 2018 at Northumberland Hall, Amherst. Born in Joggins, he was a son of the late John & Fernande (Bayart) Bureaux.

George worked at Murdoch Motors Amherst, Casey Ford until 1956 and then worked for Tantramar Motors from 1956 until his retirement in 1986. He enjoyed fishing, was a handy man and had a knack for restoring old cars. George built his summer cottage in Lorneville and enjoyed many summers relaxing at the beach.

George will be sadly missed by children, Jim (Holly) of Halifax, Nancy Read ( Wayne) of Amherst, Dean (Norma) of Amherst; grandchildren, Stephanie Read ( Layton Bennett) of Dieppe, Sandra Moore ( Wade) of Amherst, Lyndsey Bureaux (Paul) of Amherst; great grandchildren, Bryson & Jackson Gates; brother, Alfred of Riverview.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Martha, step mother, Helen Harrison; sisters, Florence, Agnes, brother, Leon.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). A time of remembrance will be held at Furlong-Jones Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. Burial to take place in the Amherst Cemetery on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 10 a.m.

No flowers by request. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, the staff at Gables Lodge and special thanks to the staff at Northumberland Hall (Shannex) for the care they gave to George.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting George's online memorial at or through the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Visitation Time
2-4 p.m.
Visitation Location
Furlong-Jones Funeral Home

Burial Date
Burial Time
10 a.m.
Burial Location
Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, N.S.

Requested Charity