George Edward Canty Jr.

January 24, 1941 — July 14, 2011

George Edward Canty Jr., 70, a lifelong resident of Berwick, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2011, at his home.

George was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Berwick, the son of George Edward Canty Sr. and Sidney Estelle Grow. On Aug. 31, 1962, he married Una Marie Bruney.

He loved hunting, fishing, and trapping and was an avid gun collector and boat builder. He was an engineer with Tidewater Marine for 42 years.

George is survived by his wife Una; one daughter, Gwendolyn Canty Tellman and husband Douglas; two sons, Shawn Canty and wife Tammy, and Bannon Canty, all of Berwick; six grandchildren, Glynn Guidry Jr., Nicole Canty, Shawn Canty, Nicholas Canty, Seth Canty and Tarrin Canty, all of Berwick; three great-grandchildren, Lillyian Guidry of Bayou Vista, Angelique Guidry and Payton Gui-dry, both of Berwick; and one sister, Josephine Canty LaCoste of Berwick.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, George Edward Canty III; one brother, Carl Canty; and one sister, Mary Gallier.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Twin City Funeral Home with a Rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2011, at Twin City Funeral Home with Father Courville officiating. George will be laid to rest in the Berwick Cemetery following the services.

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