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When Dorothy lost her first husband in World War II, George sent his condolences to Dorothy. 91 year old George and his wife Dorothy Doughty, 92 spent the last 68 years completely devoted to each other and never spent a day apart from each other. Not even death could separate the love birds. George was already in intensive care for a chest infection when his wife was admitted for a couple days later and sadly passed away and George passed exactly 10 hours later.

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George carried and newspaper and Dorothy carried a rose, when they met in person for the first time.

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They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1997.

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George worked as a baker and Dorothy ran a hair salon with one of their sons.

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The couple had 2 sons, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.