William "Bill" ARNFIELD

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Passed away in Port Alberni, BC on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the age of 89.

Survived by Marie, his loving wife of 62 years; daughters, Terry (Bill) Legenza and Shelley; son, Spencer; and granddaughter, Kendal. He was Kendal's adoring "Gappy".

Born in Toronto, Bill spent most of his life in Ontario. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy for four years. Bill was a proud veteran of WWII serving aboard the HMCS Blairmore, seeing action at Juno Beach on D Day. Bill worked as a graphic artist for many years before retiring. He moved to Port Alberni in 1995 to be closer to Kendal, his only grandchild. He volunteered at the wood working shop for the Sunshine Club for five years. Bill enjoyed golfing and spending time with his good buddy, Roy, and his many coffee breaks with friend, Doug.

A private family gathering will take place at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill's memory to the West Coast General Hospital Foundation, 3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 4S1.

The family wishes to extend their thanks to all of the staff at West Coast General Hospital for the exceptional care Bill received during his stay.

Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors 250-723-3633

This obituary was originally published in the Alberni Valley Times (Port Alberni, BC).
Published online on May 15, 2012 courtesy of Alberni Valley Times.
William Arthur Arnfield
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors
4005 Sixth Ave | Port Alberni, BC V9Y4M6 | (250) 723-3633
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