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Thursday October 26, 2017

MacARTHUR, Archie – passed away peacefully on the 26th day of October, 2017 at the Norview Lodge, just 5 days before his 90th birthday.  Predeceased by his beloved wife of 59 years, Ora (Sept. 7, 2011).  Loving father of Barry MacArthur and Colleen Coons (Douglas), all of Simcoe.  Cherished grandfather of Laird MacArthur;  Averil Claroni (Greg);  Keegan Coons and Callum Coons.  Dear great grandfather to Lily Anne Mae & Mason Claroni.  Archie was born and raised in Barrie, ON.  He served in the Royal Canadian Navy as Chief Warrant Officer, 1st Class, C.D. (Electrical Engineering Branch) from 1946 to 1971 in Halifax, NS and completed his career at the Ontario Generating Station, Nanticoke from 1971 to 1988.  Archie was known as a problem solver and could fix anything except a broken heart and the break of day.  In keeping with Archie’s wishes, a private family committal of ashes will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to donate in memory of Archie are asked to consider the Norview Lodge – Work of Heart.  Donations may be made through the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North  Simcoe, ON  N3Y 3R3.  Special thanks to all the considerate and compassionate staff of Norview Lodge for taking care of Archie.  Personal online condolences at  (519) 426-0199

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