VA3IEE/KB4IEE - July 10, 2010 |
Arnold R. Vandenbelt |
Orleans, ON, Canada
QCWA # 34908
VANDENBELT, Arnold R. Past Commodore Britannia Yacht Club It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arnold Vandenbelt on Saturday July 10, 2010, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Ferne (nee Lancaster). Predeceased by his wife Ada. Loving father of Peggy MacKay (Don) and Rick (Anna) and step-father of Kathy Armstrong (Andrew). Very proud Opa of Scott, Alania, Sarah, Michael, Brendan, Brian and Kelsey and great-grandfather of Tyler. Dear brother of Johanna, Case, John, Henry, Tony, Toos and Herman.
He was the former owner of Vandenbelt Metal Works Ottawa and Hilkron Steel Toronto. Passionate sailor and past commodore of BYC, he spent over 30 years boating on the Intracoastal Waterway and the Bahamas.
Many thanks to Dr. Lavigne and her caring staff at the Geriatric Ward of the Royal Ottawa. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2370 St. Joseph Blvd. (Orleans) Thursday, July 15 after 9:30 a.m. A Service in Memory of Arnold will follow in the Chapel at 11 a.m.
In memoriam donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health are appreciated.