At the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham, on Monday December 17th, 2012, Mr. Robert Arnold of Chatham in his 74th year.  Cherished son of the late Carl and Grace Arnold.  Beloved husband of Florence.  Dear brother of Mary Ellen McPherson and her late husband Dr. Gordon McPherson of Amherstburg, and brother-in-law of Margaret and Bob Kissau of Windsor and Lee Newman and the late Catherine of Belmont.  He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Christine and Christopher Blunt, Shannon and Alec Hatcher, Heather McPherson and Frank Cuzzupoli, Brent, Paul, and Mark Newman and the late Scott McPherson.  Robert farmed all his life and was an respected elder at First Presbyterian Church, and volunteer fireman for over 34 years with the North Harwich Department.  Family and friends are invited to First Presbyterian Church, 60 Fifth Street, Chatham, on Friday December 21st visiting from 1 to 2 p.m.  A memorial service for Robert will be held in the church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mike Maroney officiating.  Cremation has taken place.  Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider First Presbyterian Church Breakfast Program.  Arrangements entrusted to Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.  On-line condolences may be left at

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