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Laurie Arsenault Sr.


Laurie Arsenault Sr.

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Laurie Arsenault Sr., 75, of Chapman Settlement, NS, on Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:15 pm, at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.

Born in Amherst, NS, he was a son of the late Clarence and Margaret (Purdy) Arsenault.

At the age of 17, Laurie began working for Bill Lynch Amusement, operating the Ferris Wheel for many years, then Carnival Time Amusements, retiring when he was 65.  He was a comical man, that loved his family.  He would do anything for anyone.  He loved hunting, time in the woods and outdoors.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Cindy Thorne; children, Laurie Jr., Cape Breton, Rose Arsenault, New Glasgow, NS, Paul Joseph, British Columbia, Jeanette Arsenault, New Glasgow, NS, Paul David, Chapman Settlement, NS, Scott, Chapman Settlement, NS and Michael, Chapman Settlement, NS; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Siblings Fred (Sarah), Amherst, NS, Rose, Amherst, NS and Marie, Joggins, NS.

Predeceased by daughter Lorianne; sisters Rita, William, Bordie, Joseph, Victor, and Kay.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where a funeral service will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2 pm, Life Celebrant Scott Balser officiating.  Attendees are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing.  This is a public service, until the building is full.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral costs.  

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Laurie's online memorial at or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, July 17, 2020
Service Time
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre

Requested Charity
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral costs.