11 January 2011
General Printers co-owner Fred Thornley passes away
OSHAWA, ONT.—Fred Thornley, co-owner and vice-president of Oshawa, Ont.-based General Printers, passed away Saturday Jan. 8 after a battle with breast cancer. He was 63.

Thornley worked at General for more than 45 years and was a fixture in the Toronto-area magazine and printing industries for many years. General is a significant sheetfed magazine and commercial printer.

He leaves his wife Dianne, daughters Kristine and Michelle and many other family members and golf and boating buddies. He volunteered for many Oshawa-area community groups. Funeral service is today at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Oshawa. A full obituary can be found here.





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