Arlene D. Brown
Arlene D. Brown, 80 years of age, of Springhill, passed away
on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the Dr. Georges L. DuMont Hospital,
Moncton, NB. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late John
& Olive (Wheaton) Rushton.
She received her education in the Junction Rd, Elgin St. and Springhill Highschool. She was a member of the St. Andrews Wesley United Church, served on many committees of the church and also canvassed for several different organizations. Arlene served on the Davis Day Memorial committee for over 43 years, the Springhill -Oxford Kidney Foundation as memorial secretary for over 11 years, Springhill Irish Festival committee, Springhill and Area Comm. for fundraising for the new arena, Springhill Senior Citizens. She was a "Rocking Granny" for the Junction Rd School fund raising for school supplies for 12 years. A member of the ladies group for the Salvation Army. Her enjoyment came from her family, summers in the Five Islands- Economy areas and decorating for special events. She especially liked hockey with the Cool Blues.
Arlene will be sadly missed by her daughters, Vicki Porter of Springhill, Valerie (Doug) Reynolds of Little Forks, Wendy (Wayne Smith) Porter of ON, Kelly (Doug) Williams of Springhill; grandchildren: Mitch (Amy) Porter ,Madison & Jack , Dawn (Jamie) Spicer, Alex, Corinn & Jorja, Bryan, Atteia, Jordon Porter, Abby Smith, Matt, Nathan , Chynna Williams, Jonna (Rob) Reynolds, Kaenen & Anja, Jerika (Isaac) Reynolds, Jaxon, Ryker & Carter; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband James "Bud" Brown; brothers, John, Donald,a brother in infancy; sisters, Duretta, Grace & Flora May.
Funeral arrangements under the care and supervision of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) from where visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, July 26 at 2 p.m. Rev. Wayne McCarther officiating. Burial to take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation.