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James Norman Arthurs and Johannah Eady George

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Re: James Norman Arthurs and Johannah Eady George

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Here is a copy of the obit for Gerald Winton Arthurs:
Gerald Winton Arthurs, 80
Morrisburg resident Gerald Winton Arthurs died in Winchester Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999 after a brief stay in the hospital. He was 80.
He was born on January 9, 1919 in Ottawa to the late James Arthurs and Johanna Arthurs (nee George). He was a grandson of Senator James Arthurs of Parry Sound.

Mr. Arthurs had lived in Parry Sound, Prescott and Toronto before settling in Morrisburg 25 years ago.

Mr. Arthurs spent 33 years as a civil servant with the Ontario provincial government. During his career, he spent nine years at Osgoode Hall and four years with the Centennial Planning Committee as assistant director. The rest of his career was spent as marketing and communications director for the St. Lawrence Parks Commission.

He was a former member of the Prescott Masonic Lodge, the Morrisburg Curling Club and the Canadian Club Quarter Century Club.

He was affiliated with Knox Presbyterian church.

On Jan. 9, 1943, he married Vivian Arthurs (nee Lawrence) at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Manse in Prescott.

Mr. Arthurs is survived by his wife as well as by his daughters Patricia (Bruce) Campbell of Ottawa and Wendy (Peter) MacGregor of Morrisburg. He will also be missed by his grandchildren Jennifer, Jonathon and Jordan, as well as by his many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers Jim, Monty, Kenneth, Ralph, Ted and John and by sisters Patricia Knapp, Francis Labrie and Kathryn Ann O'Connell.

During his 18 years of retirement, Mr. Arthurs spent many hours at the hockey rink and baseball diamond cheering for his grandsons. He enjoyed many Florida vacations with his wife and best friend Vivian. Mr. Arthurs was a devoted family man.

Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Nov. 30.

The funeral service was held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Rev. Greg Blatch officiated.

Interment of cremated remains was at Blue Church Cemetery near Prescott. - The Prescott Journal, December 8, 1999.
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