Has flown peacefully into the sunset, having lost his many battles with cancer.
Arnold passed away July 6, 2011, with his family by his side at the age of 81 years.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Jeanne; children, Trevor, Cheryl (Bill) Angove, Robert (Becky), Joe (Deb); grandchildren, Troy, Craig, Kallun, Scott, Savanna, Brad, Steven; great-grandson, Brayden; sister, Gail; brothers, Gary (Ujan), Ellis (Fran), Terry (Bev); sister-in-law, Margo; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and flying enthusiasts.
Arnold was predeceased by his parents, Theo and Annie and by his brother, Leonard.
Prayers will be held on Monday, July 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Connelly – McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 10661 – 82 Avenue, Edmonton, with interment to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the medical staff of Unit 27 at the Sturgeon General Hospital and the Speech Pathology department at the University of Alberta Hospital for their compassionate care during Arnold’s final days.
Donations in Arnold’s memory may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute.