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Stephen O'dilion Arnal

1937 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Stephen O'dilion Arnal
SHEFFIELD LAKE – Stephen O'dilion Arnal, 77, passed away on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at St. John's Medical Center in Westlake, Ohio. He was born in Tiltonsville, Ohio in 1937. He spent most of his adult life living in Sheffield Lake. He was a member of St. Thomas Apostle Parish in Sheffield Lake where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, and attended weekly Adoration. He also led the parishioners in the prayer of the Holy Rosary.
He served as a Foreman for the road departments, of Sheffield Lake and Avon Lake. In the latter part of his career he retired as the Service Director for the City of Avon Lake.
He loved to play golf and enjoyed making a garden every summer. He spent many happy hours with his family, and loved nothing more than sharing a good cup of coffee with them, talking and laughing in the evenings.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Arnal (nee Bayardi); daughter Tina Rivenbark (Clifford) of Elyria; son Steve Arnal of Kansas; son Jeffery Arnal of Wellington; daughter Stefanie Arnal of Sheffield Lake; daughter Trisha Arnal of Sheffield; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother Margaret Arnal (nee Kritz); his father Rene` Arnal; his sister Joyce Hanah; and his sister Shirley Baker.
There will be a Funeral Mass held on Friday July 11, 2014 at 10am, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Harris Rd. Sheffield Lake. Father Stephen Shields will be officiating.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that a donation be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163-4777 or online at https://www.michaeljfox.org/
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Avon Lake.
Published in The Morning Journal on July 9, 2014
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