odonnell0003Peacefully on Sunday February 17, 2013 at his home, in his 82nd year.  Arny of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Lindsay, beloved husband of Donna and the late Barbara (1997).  Loving father of Shawn O’Donnell (Dahna Berkson), Paul (Nicki) O’Donnell and Pamela O’Donnell.  Cherished grandpa of Samuel, Ava, Nolan and Laughlin.  Dear brother of the late Betty Young, the late John, the late Pauline Fullerton, the late Enid Weiner, the late Joan Rimmer, the late Doreen (Ron Freudiger), Maureen “Patti” (Patrick Hurley) and the late Phil (Bev).  Arny will also be dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews and Donna’s siblings Ken (Jeanette) Churchill, Frederick Churchill, Eileen (Bruce Forsyth), Andrea Churchill (Graham Wills) and Cory (Mike Mertz).  Arny was a long time fish and wildlife officer with the MNR.  He was passionate about the outdoors, loved canoeing, was an avid birder and enjoyed sports particularly baseball and football.  He will be dearly missed.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach (East of Zoo Park) (1-888-429-8766) on Tuesday February 19, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m..  Funeral Mass will be held at St. Noel Chabanel Roman Catholic Church, 133 Dunkerron Avenue (at 19th Street), Wasaga Beach on Wednesday February 20, 2013 at 11 o’clock.  Reception to follow.  If desired, remembrances to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation or Ducks Unlimited would be appreciated by Arny’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com.

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