Bartkus, George

Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at the age of 74. George will be deeply missed by his loving wife Diana Bartkus (nee Coleman-Martin); by his devoted daughters Corina (Randy) Smith, and Crystal (Brian) Collinson; by his cherished grandchildren Ashtyn, Brooklyn, Brody, Jessica, Kaelynn, Justin, Connor, Leon and Ainsley; and by his sister Helen (late Robert) Kontenis. George is predeceased by his first wife Lynn Bartkus (nee Ostrom). George will also be missed by his brother and sister-in-law Greg (Jodi) Ostrom and Janice Ostrom of B.C. George will be fondly remembered by his friends in the Golden Horseshoe Mustang Association of Ontario, the Hamilton Police Services, and the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada. A service will be held at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME – 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of the QEW) on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., guests are welcome to visit with the family starting at 12:00 p.m. Due to provincial regulations, guests are asked to please RSVP through Smith’s website ( For those who wish to view remotely, a livestream link will be available on Smith’s website. For those who wish, donations to Burlington Humane Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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