Obituary of Valerie (Val) Mary ARSENAULT
May 1, 1944 – Calgary, Alberta
April 21, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta
Valerie (Val) Mary Arsenault, of Calgary, Alberta, passed away on Tuesday, April, 21, 2020 at the age of 75.
Val was born in Calgary, Alberta, to Stephen and Mary Peddlesden on May 1, 1944. She attended Central Collegiate Institute High School and graduated in 1962. She went on to study at the University of Alberta and earned an Education degree from the University of Calgary. She worked as a high school teacher for over twenty-five years for the Calgary Board of Education.
In her earlier life, Val enjoyed skiing, camping and swimming, and in her retirement years loved golfing, swimming and singing in choir. Val was a dedicated supporter of the Calgary Mustard Seed, Canadian Cancer Foundation, and school education programs for the underprivileged.
Val is survived by her sons, Stephen and Michael, daughters-in-law, Jimena and Elizabeth, and her grandson, Lautaro. Val is also survived by siblings, William and Diane, and many nieces and nephews and an extend family. She is preceded in death by her husband Larry, and parents Stephen and Mary.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, www.theseed.ca. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Val’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Val Arsenault, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.