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Arthur Melrose Lumsden

d. February 11, 2019

Lumsden, Arthur Melrose. Past Master and Life Member of Huronia Lodge # 348 A.F & A.M. Victoria Harbour, Georgian North District. Conductor with C.P. Rail. Past secretary of United Transport Union, Local 416. Signalman with the 48th Highlanders involved in the invasion of Sicily during World War 2. Passed away peacefully at Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Monday February 11th, 2019 in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Davina (nee Ramsay). Loving father of Edith Murray of Kipawa, Quebec, Catherine Van Dam and her husband John of North Dakota and the late David Lumsden and his late wife Suzanne, late Ian Spencer and his late wife Jeanette. Grandfather of  Kimberley Murray (Abbas Habibi), Riley Murray, Kelly Lumsden (Greg Long), Ryan Lumsden (Leah), John Van Dam (Jennifer), David Van Dam (Kara), Neil Van Dam (Jessica) and the late Richard Murray. Great grandfather of 12 grandchildren. Predeceased by brothers George Lumsden (late Alice), Hanlan Lumsden (late Margaret and the late Thelma) and sisters Isabel French (late Ed), and Trudy Martin (late Allen). Friends may call at the Innisfil Funeral Home 7910 Yonge St. Stroud on Saturday March 2nd from 10:00a.m. until the time of memorial service at 11:00a.m. Reception to follow. Spring interment of cremated remains at Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Simcoe would be appreciated. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting
Saturday March 2nd from 10:00-11:00a.m
Saturday March 2nd at 11:00a.m.
Reception to follow in the lounge
Cremation. Burial of cremated remains in the spring at Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound


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