June 20, 1942 – January 2, 2013.
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Arlene Elizabeth Campeau of Nelway, BC. Arlene’s courageous battle with cancer ended peacefully on January 2, 2013 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
Arlene was born in Trail, BC to Lester and Pauline Brewer (Tamelin) and graduated from J. Lloyd Crowe Secondary School. She married Lucien Campeau in October 1960 and in 1963, their daughter Eva was born.
Arlene loved working for both Canada Safeway and Super Value in the meat department and she took pride in the many friendships she developed with the people of Trail over the years.
Arlene’s passions included gardening, cooking, boating, swimming, fishing and spending time with her beloved grandchildren, Josh and Mackenzie.
She was predeceased by her father in 1953 and her mother in 1978. Arlene will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 52 years, Lucien, her daughter Eva (Dave) Mathews and grandchildren Josh and Mackenzie. She will be remembered by her two sisters, Joyce (Morgan) Gladdish, and Beatrice (Emil) Shumey and sisters-in-law Claudette (Dave) Trevison, Cora (Carmin) Angerilli, Carmene (Paul) Harl and her brother-in-law, Dennis Campeau.
Arlene will also be missed by her nieces and nephews, Brenda Paul, Lance Trevison, Danne Houle, Cheryl Klassen, Virginia Blanchard, Correna Slavin, Sonia Woolford, Jay Angerilli, Annette Shumey and Derrick Gladdish and their families, as well as many great nieces and nephews, in-laws and wonderful cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:30 am with Father Jim McHugh, Celebrant. Jordan Wren of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Arlene’s name may be made to a charity of your choice.
Be reminded that love never leaves; it just becomes stored in those special places inside of our hearts.