George Kenneth Ford
EAST CANAAN â€” George Kenneth Ford, 67, passed away at his home on Clayton Road on Aug. 6, 2010.
Born on July 27, 1943, he was the son of the late Edna and Kenneth Ford and brother of the late Judith Ford.
George is survived by his wife, Sally; two sons, Ty and Derek Ford; one daughter, Erin Ford; two granddaughters, Hannah Caine and Allison Ford; and two sisters, Doris Benedict and Cathryn Musselman.
A pillar of East Canaan, George Ford dedicated his life to the family farm that has served the community for several generations.
Calling hours will be held Aug. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kenny Funeral Home, 39 Maple Ave., Norfolk. A celebration of Georgeâ€™s life will take place on Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. down by the river on the Ford Farm. Burial will follow at the East Canaan Cemetery. Guests are then invited to return to the river for a picnic. Casual attire is welcomed and encouraged for both the formal ceremonies and the picnic.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ford Farm New Barn Fund, c/o Salisbury Bank and Trust, PO Box 757, North Canaan, CT 06018.