Susan Jane McArthur

Dec. 1929 – Dec. 2011

Sue and Ted were quietly celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary week at Hospice when Susan Jane McArthur passed away after a long battle with cancer.

She was surrounded by her family when she passed away on December 14, 2011 at the age of 82.

She was first a wife and a mother, grandparent, sister and aunt, and a good friend to many. She is survived by her devoted husband, Ted; sons, Stuart (Lorraine) and Robin (Lori); daughters, Diane Bekker (Ben), Kim Haslebacher and Ruth McArthur; sisters Dolly Pressaco, Marge Dyck, and Sister-in-law, Wenonah Frisby; Brother, Jim (Marie) Anderson; Grandchildren, Christopher McArthur (Erin), Bradlee McArthur, Melissa McArthur (Burke), Stephanie McArthur, Stephen McArthur, Sheena McArthur (Mark), Daniel Petty (Carrie), Erica Petty (Adam), Jaye (Jeff) Quesnel, Robyn (Ryan) Weisbrot, and Deanna Bekker (Antoine); great-grandchildren, Kirsten and Jordan, Trinity, Sierra, Gabrielle, Zander, Danaicia, William and Dawson. Susan was predeceased by her eldest son Dalton and sisters Vera and Evelyn. Sue will be missed by her family and many friends. Sue grew up in the Kootenays and lived throughout B.C.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. Philp for his compassionate care and to the Vernon Hospice House staff and volunteers for their kindness. There will be a memorial service on December 19, 2011 at Trinity United Church at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Vernon Hospice House or the Cancer Society in memory of Susan Jane McArthur.

Arrangements for cremation are being made by Bethal Funeral Home.

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