Arnold Henry Elie
Arnold Henry Elie Asquin passed away August 14, 2008 at the age of 78.
Arnold is predeceased by his wife: Alice; his parents: Pierre and Liane; and his brother Marcel. He leaves behind his loving family: children: Arnice Asquin (Ron Smith) and Arlyss Turner (Jason); grandchildren: Shauna, Alan and Tyler; brothers; Joseph and George; sisters: Yvonne and Jeannette; and many other relatives and special friends.
Arnold was born in Wayne, AB on August 24, 1929. The family lived in the Drumheller area. Arnold left to attend post secondary education. He apprenticed with the Alberta College where he received his chef papers in 1963. He attended University of Alberta and attained his teaching certificate in 1966. He taught at Harry Ainlay Composite High School and NAIT. In 1972 the family moved to Chilliwack to operate the Pointa Vista General Store and Cafe. In 1976 Arnold and family moved to Hope to run the Family Restaurant. He retired in Hope. As his Alzheimer’s progressed he moved into the Fraser Hope Lodge.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the health care professionals who provided care and support during Arnold’s years of residency at the Fraser Hope Lodge.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 23, 2008, 1:00 p.m. at Mountainside Funeral Chapel, 1270 Ryder Street, Hope, B.C. with Rev. Ken Wotherspoon officiating.
A reception will be held following the Service at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2690, 386 Fort Street, Hope, B.C.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fraser Hope Lodge or the charity of your choice in Arnold’s memory.
Mountainside Funeral Home of Hope was entrusted with the arrangements 604-869-8229