Obituary — George “Clampy” Hitsman

George “Clampy” Hitsman

At the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, November 25, George Hitsman of Dixons Corners, age 78. Beloved husband of the late Nellie Hitsman (nee Markell). Dear friend of Eunice Bovin. Loving father of Gloria O’Neil (Dalton Gibbons) of Winchester, Joe (Rose) of Dixons Corners, Kim O’Neil of Dixons Corners and John (Bonnie) of Shanly. Dear brother of Harold (Maude) of Prescott, Linda Warren (Walter Hagan) of Prescott, Rose Coligan of Cardinal, Shirley Ball (Clarence Daub) of Prescott and Cynthia Havelock. George will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Kayla, Heidi, Wanda, Jeff, Craig, Jessica, Chris, Jamie, Sarena, Stacey, Eric, Amanda, Chrissy and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter Freida O’Neil, his parents Jay and Bessie Hitsman (nee Budner), his sisters Margie Hanes, Blanche Lewis, Muriel Keeler, Mildred Lavallie, Jean Beatson and his brothers Ken, Arnie, Doug and Gerald Hitsman.

Funeral Arrangements

Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 30 at 11 a.m. Donations to Winchester Hospital would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at


Spruce Haven Cemetery, Brinston

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