Died peacefully on July 6, 2012 , in Victoria, B.C. He was born on May 2, 1928 , in Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Mary; Geoffrey is survived by his children, Ted (Susana) and Bronwen (Mark); his grandchildren, Gisela and Fernando and his three nieces, Wendy (Pat), Carol and Susan.

A Memorial Service will be held in MCCALL BROS. FLORAL CHAPEL, Johnson & Vancouver Streets, on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm with a reception to follow in McCall’s Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC. Condolences may be offered to the family below.

www.mccallbros.com.

  • Darrell Wells
    September 10, 2012

    Bronwen and Mark

    Your father and I knew each other from our frequent locker-room chance encounters and chats at the Oak Bay Rec Centre.

    I thoroughly enjoyed our brief exchanges – Geoff was always courteous, positive and enthusiastic about the varied topics of the day. He always made you feel better for the time shared.

    But he was happiest when speaking of his children – he spoke of you often and clearly was very proud of you both.

    Like all who enjoyed his gentle and caring presence at the Centre, I will miss him and remember him fondly.

    My sincerest condolences,
    darrell

  • Anne & Vic Bley
    August 6, 2012

    Mark & Bronwen:

    So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Somehow, we missed the obituary or we would have attended the service. Lally let us know. I am sure you will miss him very much.

  • Dennis McMunn
    July 23, 2012

    I am extremely pleased to have met and built up a lasting friendship with Geoffrey at astronomy cafe over the past two years. We had much in common by both of us being widowers and the love of astronomy.
    I always placed the high chair at the corner of the table for Geoffrey to sit on at astronomy cafe and always enjoyed seeing him come into the room with his bright shining smile and wonderful uplifting words of continuous encouragement.Bronwen and Mark you had a wonderful father and please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your father”s death.
    Dennis

  • Annette Quan
    July 20, 2012

    Letter to Geoff

    Dear Geoff,
    Well, we weren’t quite ready for you to leave us.
    I don’t know any 84 year olds that still went to the gym regularly. And I don’t know any 84 year olds that played golf up until recently. ( You must have known they were closing of the clubhouse!) And I don’t know any 84 year olds that were so passionate about their
    I Pad and actually knew how to use it! Then there was your astronomy! It was almost too hard to keep up with you!
    I will miss sharing all those great shots of life in the sky. I will miss the pictures and updates of Ostara. And I will miss hearing how proud you were of Ted and Bronwen and their families. And it was so refreshing to hear how good they were to you.
    I will truly miss our lunches together. You were always so positive and always a gentleman!
    But most of all, I am sad that I missed telling you how much those lunches meant to me. I am sad that I missed telling you how much I treasured your loyalty and friendship.
    So Thank You Geoff for being that shining star in my universe while you were here with us. Now when I look up into the evening sky I know you will be the shining star up there in your new universe.
    Sincerely yours and hugs as always,
    Annette

  • Linda
    July 13, 2012

    I am so sorry for your loss, Bronwen and Mark. I never met your father but I can see your resemblance to him from the photo. I am sure you will have many happy family memories to treasure.

  • Dr. Pommerville's office
    July 13, 2012

    It was with great sadness that we read of Mr. Jones’ passing. He was always such a sweet man when he came to the office.

    He will be missed by all

    Nadine- MOA
    Kari – LPN
    Dr. Peter Pommerville
    Renza Brown – Can-Med clinical research

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