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ARDUINI, Clara Pauline April 8, 1918 - July 30, 2011 Clara Arduini passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 30th at the age of 93 years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Joe in 1988, her son Les in 2003 and brother Colombo in 1981. Clara is lovingly remembered by her three children, John (Claire) of Victoria BC, Anita (Marc) of Calgary, AB and Joe (Bev) of North Vancouver, BC, her daughter-in-law Janie (Peter) of West Vancouver BC; her eleven grandchildren, Trevor (Christine), Trisha (Damien), Sheila (Fred), Cameron (Nicole), Peter, Adam (Andrea), Michelle, Jaclyn, Julie, Paul, and David and six great-grandchildren, Charlie, Matteo, Luca, Emma, Ella and Mylah. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Mary Campbell of Castlegar, BC and Pat Arduini of Kamloops, BC as well as numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and special friends. Clara was born in North Vancouver in 1918. She was married in 1944 and lived in Kamloops, Prince Rupert and Prince George before finally settling back in North Vancouver in 1961. Clara was an avid gardener and flower arranger and a member of the Delbrook Garden Club for many years. She was also a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Parish and very involved with the CWL. She was skilled in many home crafts and took great pleasure in sewing and knitting for her family. She cherished family and friends and had many wonderful dinners celebrating numerous occasions, big and small. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Trinity Parish, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C, on Friday, August 5, at 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity Parish on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 10:30 am with a reception to follow at Joe and Bev's. The interment to follow at Capilano View Cemetery. Clara will be missed by all. For those wishing to share a memory of Clara, please go to www.hollyburnfunerals.com Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Aug. 4, 2011