George Harvey McArthur

June 03, 1929 - April 18, 2012 

George Harvey McArthur

June 03, 1929 - April 18, 2012 

Obituary for George Harvey McArthur

McARTHUR, George Harvey

Passed away peacefully at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital, with his daughter by his side on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Barr). Loving father of Bev Turton (Doug), the late Cathy McParland (Bob) and the late Bruce McArthur. Proud grandfather of Shannon McParland (Marty Poulin), Bill McParland (Janet), Megan Riopelle (Troy), Katie Turton and Lindsay Turton; and great-grandfather of Jack and Ethan McParland, Andee and Jansen Riopelle, and Sydney Poulin. Dear brother of Elsie Wallace (late Bill), and Robert, and brother-in-law of Shirley Forrest (Earl) and Jim Nesbitt. Predeceased by siblings Dorothy, Mary McLaren, Janet Allan, Kenneth, Allan, Tom and Lenore. Long-time friend of Ed Handford. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. George was a Renfrew Merchant and Volunteer Firefighter with the Renfrew Fire Department for over 40 years. He was also the last original member of the Little Bar-r Hunt Camp, and a real Gentleman. Visiting at McPhail & Perkins Funeral Home, 85 Munro Ave. E., Renfrew on Friday, April 20, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Goshen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation – Dialysis would be appreciated by the family.

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