3-5 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the James A. Harris Funeral Home


11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the James A. Harris Funeral Home



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50 Years


Bill Mailer

Death Notice

Mailer, William "Bill" George - After a long courageous battle with cancer, Bill passed away peacefully with his immediate family by his side, at University hospital on Saturday December 7th, 2013. Bill, in his 82nd year, is survived by his beloved wife Donna (Traut) and daughters Susan and Barbara (Ross Myatt); brother Andrew (Helen); grand dog "Charley" and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents (Jane and George) and siblings Margaret (Gord) Gillespie; Christine (Vince) Lupa and Jim. Many will know Bill for his brush cut, deep voice and his professional sign painting abilities. He generously gave of his time and his extraordinary talents to many charities. We would like to thank Dr. Despard, Dr. Welch, Dr. Ahmad, Dr. Siddiqui and their staff and the nurses and nurse practitioners of the 7th floor of University Hospital for the care they gave to Bill during this time. We would also like to thank our family and friends for their support and prayers. Friends are invited to visit on Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, December 11, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellspring of London or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.