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Arthur Lawry

May 10, 1920 - November 29, 2015


Art passed away November 29 at the age of 95 years. He was predeceased by his infant daughter Susan. Art is survived by his wife of 66 years Audrey, sons Blake (Janet), Blair (Lorraine) and Brad (Glynis), daughter Catherine (Rick), grandchildren Christy, Christopher, Ashley, Sean and Brittany and eight great-grandchildren.

Art was born and raised in Fernie, BC. He joined the 8th Army Field Regiment from 1940 to 1945. He was an active member of Royal Canadian Legion for many years, receiving the Palm Leaf and life membership.

Art enjoyed fishing, painting, soccer, golf, camping and playing cards with his family. He worked for many years at the Bay in Trail and Powell River, and later managed the Fields store.

A memorial service will be held Friday, December 4, at 1 pm at Royal Canadian Legion, with tea to follow downstairs.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.

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From: Ashley Wolford
Relation: Granddaughter

Art was my grandpa, and I have many fond memories of big family dinners, nights filled with dancing to big band music playing from the record player, and endless summers swimming in the backyard pool. After a night swim, grandpa would coax my sister and I out of the pool with a cup of Fry’s hot cocoa (and only forgot the sugar once!). When I was 8, after a family reunion at Christina Lake, we took a road trip in the old Thunderbird down to the states where the car broke down and we had to get towed overnight to a small town where all the motels had no vacancy so we ended up sleeping in the car! Remembrance days will never be the same without him here. He will be forever missed.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 4, 2015
Beginning at 1:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion P.R. Br. No. 164
6811 Alexander St.
Powell River, BC Canada

6811 Alexander St.
Powell River, BC Canada

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