In Celebration of

Alvin Wilbur Arthur

December 31, 1918 -  December 13, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alvin Wilbur Arthur (December 31, 1918 – December 13, 2020) days short of his 102nd birthday and 6 days short of his 65th wedding anniversary with the love of his life, Bernice. He was at home with family. Predeceased by his beloved son, Wade (Arlene). Also predeceased by all five of his siblings: Ethel (Reg), Lionel (Grace), Bessy (Herb), Newton (Pearl), and Harold (Marion). Left to mourn are his daughter Lynn (Doug), and son Keith (Margaret). He is already sorely missed by his grandchildren Skye (Lisa), Tina (Mitch), Dakota (Lauren), and Amanda. His great grandchildren include Dania, Carson, McKinley, Brooklyn, Camden, and 5 day old Elliana. Alvin was a WWII vet who worked for Veterans Affairs until retirement upon his return from Europe. Funeral to be held at St. Paul’s Presbyterian in Ottawa on Saturday December 19th at 11:30. Registration for attendance is at or by phone (613-729-3384) and the link for watching the service on-line is If you wish, donations in memory of Alvin may be made to either St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church or Rockburn Presbyterian Church where he was christened over 100 years ago and is still in operation.


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