Obituaries

Doreen Bowie
B: 1939-12-10
D: 2017-11-21
View Details
Bowie, Doreen
Lilliane Jacques
B: 1928-05-16
D: 2017-11-21
View Details
Jacques, Lilliane
Rita Miller
B: 1926-06-25
D: 2017-11-20
View Details
Miller, Rita
David Stewart
B: 1954-08-08
D: 2017-11-18
View Details
Stewart, David
Catherine Croutch
B: 1929-10-27
D: 2017-11-18
View Details
Croutch, Catherine
Alvin Tilk
B: 1944-07-06
D: 2017-11-16
View Details
Tilk, Alvin
Nancy Johnson
B: 1924-03-28
D: 2017-11-13
View Details
Johnson, Nancy
Orlin Sleeper
B: 1942-05-28
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Sleeper, Orlin
Melanie McArthur
B: 1949-08-14
D: 2017-11-09
View Details
McArthur, Melanie
Beverley Walmsley
B: 1941-10-30
D: 2017-11-08
View Details
Walmsley, Beverley
Ronnie Rusk
B: 1943-05-19
D: 2017-11-06
View Details
Rusk, Ronnie
Norman Ferguson
B: 1957-11-11
D: 2017-11-06
View Details
Ferguson, Norman
Leslie Ewert
B: 1945-01-02
D: 2017-11-01
View Details
Ewert, Leslie
Marilyn Cryderman
B: 1943-03-12
D: 2017-11-01
View Details
Cryderman, Marilyn
Rita Lortie
B: 1928-07-14
D: 2017-10-29
View Details
Lortie, Rita
Rosemary Perkins
B: 1944-10-23
D: 2017-10-23
View Details
Perkins, Rosemary
Joseph Owens
B: 1961-10-03
D: 2017-10-19
View Details
Owens, Joseph
Dean Ferdinand
B: 1961-10-18
D: 2017-10-19
View Details
Ferdinand, Dean
Wynanne Hood
B: 1967-12-29
D: 2017-10-17
View Details
Hood, Wynanne
David Mulders
B: 1955-02-18
D: 2017-10-13
View Details
Mulders, David
Charles Crowther
B: 1941-06-10
D: 2017-10-12
View Details
Crowther, Charles

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
386 Mill Street S.
Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Phone: 905-987-3964
Fax: 905-987-3769
Melanie McArthur
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Newcastle Funeral Home Ltd.
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Mike & Gayle Willoughby
"Mel’s " Joie de Vivre” (Joy of Life) would light a room when she walked in! "
View full message >>>
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Dave and Pat Neale
"Rod and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these sad times. "
View full message >>>
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Bill and Rhonda Armstrong
"Our deepest sympathies. I remember her with great fondness"
View full message >>>

Obituary for Melanie Anne McArthur

Melanie Anne McArthur
Melanie Anne McArthur
(Aug. 14, 1949 - Nov. 9, 2017)

Melanie passed away peacefully at her home in Newcastle, in the arms of her loving husband and best friend of 47 years, Rod. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter and three sons, Alison (Liam), Christian (Shannon), Fraser (Meg) and Nick (Sarah). She will always be remembered as an energetic and loving Nana to her grandchildren Calum, Rhys, Finn, Riley, Ella, Ronan, Aidric and Drummond, and is sadly missed by her mother Pamela, and her two brothers Peter (Julie) and Stephen. Melanie was a beloved friend, neighbour, supporter and confidant to many - including her bridge group of over 40 years, the Gathering Grannies of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and fellow members of the Samuel Wilmot Nature Area. She loved to be outdoors and had a passion for hiking, playing tennis, skiing and gardening. With Rod, she travelled to 49 countries, exploring the cultures of each. Her love of animals, particularly cats, dogs, racoons and elephants, was legendary. Melanie graduated as a registered nurse in 1970 and taught Public Health for many years. She especially loved babies and teaching prenatal classes. In the mid 90s, she went back to university and obtained a BA and Masters of Anthropology, and taught seminars at Trent University for several years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Wildlife Federation or the World Wildlife Fund. Visitation will be held at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St S, Newcastle on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. A remembrance service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 250 Mill St S, Newcastle on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1pm. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.newcastlefuneralhome.com
Order Flowers

Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos