Brown, Arnold

On Thursday, June 4, 2020 Arnold Brown passed away peacefully at the LaVerendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, ON.
Arnold was born on January 18, 1927 in Claireville, New Brunswick to Rankin and Lena Brown.
He was united in marriage to the love of his life Elizabeth “Betty” Armstrong, on June 19, 1959 and they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last year shortly before her passing. After their marriage Arnold and Betty lived in Warroad, MN before settling in Emo for a short time, they left Emo, settling into their life long home in Fort Frances. Arnold worked as a telegraph operator at CN Rail and retired August 31st, 1988.
Arnold was very active in the community and a volunteer with the LVGH auxiliary. He was a longstanding member of The Elks Lodge and a dedicated member of the Knox United Church.
Arnold will be sadly missed by his; brothers Ralph (Mavis), Vaughan (Donna) and Alfred of New Brunswick, Warren (Eleanor) and Wallace (Karen) of Nova Scotia, Melbourne (Peggy) of BC; sister-in-law Margaret (Rick) Ganyo of Eagan, MN; brother-in-law Reg Kaus of Rainy River, many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews and his neighbours.
He was predeceased by his wife Betty on July 6, 2019; parents Rankin and Lena Brown; in-laws Vic and Liz Armstrong; sister Althea Filmore and brothers Hugh and Allison Brown; brother-in-law Bob Armstrong and wife Wilma; sister-in-law Doreen Kaus.
A private family graveside service will be held and public memorial service will be announced when the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
If friends so desire in memoriam donations may be made to The Knox United Church, 340 Church St., Fort Frances, ON P9A 1E1
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