Aurel Arseneau

Obituary of Aurel Arseneau

Suddenly at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Friday, May 25th, 2012. Joseph Aurel Arseneau, of Eugenia, at the age of 80 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Muriel Arseneau (nee Wright) for 60 years. Much loved father of Terry (Peggy) Arseneau, of Elmira, Mike (Cathy) Arseneau, of Leith, Michelle (Dave) Ball, of Owen Sound, David Arseneau, of Kitchener and Kathy (Ian) Weatherall, of Eugenia. Proud grandfather of Chris (Donna), Tim (Jen), Shelley (Jon), Jeremy, Daniel, Jesse, Jennifer (Scott), Jason, Justin, Josh, Kaitlin and great-grandfather of 12 great-grandchildren. Survived by his dear sister, Aldea (Ralph) McDonald and his brothers, Wilfred (Priscille) Arseneau , Albert (Lorraine) Arseneau and Normand Arseneau, all of New Brunswick. Aurel will be sadly missed by his in-laws, Mildred (Len) Pothier and Ada May Hopkins, both of New Brunswick and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Alphonse and Albina Arseneau, three brothers, three sisters and three sisters-in-law.

Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K – 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial for Aurel Arseneau will be held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 554 – 15th Street East, Owen Sound on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Jason Kuntz officiating. A Vigil Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at