Sad passing of retired skipper and harbours trustee George Forman

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THE Peterhead fishing community is in mourning this week following the death of one of its leading lights.

Retired skipper and former Peterhead Harbours trustee George Forman (83), passed away very suddenly at his Morven Crescent home on Saturday, December 24.

He is survived by his wife Sylvia, and his children John, Sheilah and Michael. His funeral will take place in the Methodist Church this Friday at 9am.

A full tribute will feature in next week’s Buchan Observeer to which all friends, colleagues and associates of Mr Forman are invited to contribute by emailing