George, Pulivelil Markose ‘P.M.’

George, Pulivelil Markose ‘P.M.’

August 8th, 2020

P.M. passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020 in London, Ontario. P.M. is survived by his loving wife, Saramma; his children, Santha & (predeceased) Sabu Varghese, Sajan & Rayvey George; and six grandchildren: Deepa Varghese, Divya Varghese, Dilan Varghese, Michav George, Seth George and Isa George. His large extended family included three dear brothers and four sisters. He was everyone’s beloved Kunjoottichayan. Born on July 6, 1931 in Kollad, Kerala, India, P.M. had a long distinguished career as an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario, and then in retirement, as a lay pastor in the Oneida United Church of Canada. A scholar, theologian, academic, professor, teacher and preacher, P.M. cultivated a rich inner life that blessed countless family members and friends in Canada, the United States, India and the world. A funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required to attend the visitation and visitation/service.


To register for P.M.’s 10:00 -11:00 a.m. visitation, please click here: Westview Funeral Chapel's registration page for P.M. George's 10 - 11 a.m. visitation


To register for P.M.’s 11:15 a.m. visitation and stay for the 12:00 p.m. funeral service, please click here: Westview Funeral Chapel's registration page for P.M.'s Visitation and Funeral Service


Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory. To include the many people impacted by his life and for those unable to attend, there will be a video livestream of the funeral. 



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Chacko VargheseOur heartfelt condolences. We have shared a lots memories with Dr, George, Saramma, Santha and Sajan. Memories remain part of the heart forever. May they give you peace and comfort.
Kochavarachen&Bibiour deepest condolences to Saramma,Santha,Sajan and all your family. May his soul rest in peace
Liz KochummenMay this wonderfully loving man rest in peace, he’ll be so missed for his gentle life and quiet impact that he made on many. My prayers with the family he left behind.
Samuel Pappy. (Babu)Our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. Sajan /santha I am unable to attend the funeral program due to my medical condition. Our prayers will be with you
George & Mary CherianWe have Dr. PM George & family for 45 years. He taught religion in Sociology dept. at UWO. Our condolences to Sarama, santha, Sajan & the family. Let us pray for his soul. RIP.
Carolyn S. DoxtatorP.M.’s time spent at Oneida United Church community of faith was appreciated by members who have now passed, as well as others. He always said he was the “real Indian”. My mother, the late Bernice Chrisjohn, enjoyed his services because she could hear him so well. Condolences to the family.
Wilson & Sicily PadavanBeing known, Dr. P.M. George as a true friend for the last 48 years including his family back in Kollad, Kottayam, where we are coming from, we miss him a lot. We pray for his soul. Our thoughts and sincere prayers are with his beloved wife, Saramma and their children, Santha and Sajan during this difficult time.
Radha and Raj GovindarajanDear Saramme, Santhe, Sajan, To get through this sad time is very challenging; memories may even trigger your sorrow as will the anniversaries. We pray to the Lord to give you the strength, courage and wisdom to go this sad phase. Hold on to the good memories and 'time' will heal you.
Joseph and Catherine NeelamkavilOur thoughts and prayers to Dr. George; may his soul rest in heavenly peace. Heartfelt condolences Saramma/
Chandy Kalampukattu Heartfelt condolences and prayers to the bereaved families.
P.P. Mathews ( babychen and ponnamma) We, The Mathews family share grief in the loss of a very close family friend and well wisher . Our heartfelt condolences. May God almighty give peace and strength to the bereaved family .
V.Varghese & Anny ( Georgekutty & BabyOur Heartfelt Condolence & Prayers
Mathews & CicilyWe are very sorry to hear the passing of our dear friend Georgekutty. Our deepest condolences to Saramma and family. May his soul rest in peace with God.
Leelamma,Sheila,AlexOur deepest condolences and prayers with you Sarammama,Santha,Sajan,Rayey and grandchildren .May the Lord’s peace and grace with you .
Sam and Geetha SwaminathWe learnt with great sadness the passing away of Dr. P.M. George. Our thoughts and prayers are with Saramma his beloved spouse, daughter Shanta and son Sajan and their families. May his soul Rest In Peace.
Babbykutty and AmmukuttyOur deepest prayers and condolences to the family.
Babbykutty and AmmukuttyOur deepest condolences and prayers to the family
George and Kumari Joseph Dear Saramma , Sajan, Shanta and family We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr . George . Our prayers and heart felt condolences are with you all . He will be remembered as a source of inspiration for the Malayali community and we appreciated his valuable advices personally. We enjoyed George’s creative way of explaining theological topics and social issues. May God bless and comfort you all in this difficult time . With love and prayers Raju and Kumari ( London , Ontario)
Rachael Ruby and Marianne idiculasDeepest condolence Ravey and Sajan all family members. Canberra Australia.
Alice Mathew c/ o CT Mathew ( Malaysia)Dearest Sajan, Rayvey and all in the family, Our heartfelt condolences. What a beautiful testimony of a life well lived for Jesus!
Joju and Prema Our deepest condolences dearest Sajan, Rayvey, Michav, Seth and Isa. Each of you in our thoughts and prayers. Take care and stay safe. Love you all lots.
Joseph D DriskillPM was a trusted and valued friend for many years. His insights and wisdom enriched the lives of those who studied with him as students; his deep faith nourished those who knew him later in life as a preacher and pastor. The world is a better place because of PM's contributions. Sara, I'm so glad we were able to connect again after our years away from London. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Titus and Susan Varghese, Ancaster, OntarioOur dear Saramma, Sajan, Shanta and family We offer our heartfelt and sincere condolences on the passing away of Dr. P. M. George. We have known him for many years and always valued and enjoyed sincere social contacts and closeness. May God bless you and comfort you in this difficult time of bereavement. With love and prayers Titus and Susan, Ancaster, Ontario.
Bovas and Annamma AbrahamDear Saramma, Sajan, Rayvey, Santha and all the family: Our heartfelt condolences. He was a source of inspiration for many. May the love of family and friends comfort you at this time of loss. May there be peace in the days ahead.
Roby, Dimple(Meera), Joychen & Molly, Riya, Rohan and Rima ‘I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith-‘ 2 Timothy 4:7-8 Appacha, you lived a glorious life and your life is an example of love, perseverance and faith. Your love for your siblings and your family is incomparable. We will always cherish the memories of our visit last summer and the time we got to spend with you. Appacha you will be missed. Saramma Ammachi, on behalf of my Ammachi ( Marykutty) , my dad and mom( Joychen& Molly) and all my uncles and aunts we extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to you , Shantha chechi and Sajan Chachen. May God continue to strengthen you all. Love and prayers.
Vinod and Shaji, MelbourneDear Saramma, Sajan and Rayvey, we have fond memories of the time when we met PM during your visit to Melbourne in the 1997. We grieve with you and celebrate a life well lived faithfully serving God. God bless. Vinod and Shaji, Melbourne
Norma ClareTo the George Family - Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of P.M. I was privileged to work with him on many occasions in the United Church of Canada (London Conference). My caring thoughts are with you now. Norma Clare London
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