Rick, John Arnold passed away peacefully with his son at his side at home on Saturday December 20, 2008 at the age of 88 years.
Prayers were offered at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm on Sunday, December 28, 2008 with the Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:00 am Monday. Celebrant was Father George LaGrange, OMI and Catherine Kroetch provided music. Interment followed at Mt. Ida Cemetery.
Arnold was born in Powassan, Ontario on July 29, 1920. Arnold and his wife moved to Salmon Arm in 1980 from Toronto, Ontario and had built a log home which they enjoyed together during their retirement. When Arnold and Ruth became ill, their son, Ron, took care of them both until their passing.
Arnold will be lovingly remembered by his son, Ron Rick of Salmon Arm; daughters, Sharon (Andrew) Morgan and Louise Parmenter, of Toronto, ON; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.
Arnold’s family would like to acknowledge and thank Cary Ellis for all the special care she has provided over the past five years.
If so desired contributions in memory of Arnold may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to
Arrangements were in the care of
Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.