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CWO (Retired) Arthur Leroy MacAdams

CWO (Retired) Arthur Leroy MacAdams

Born In: Sable River, Nova Scotia

Passed in: Oromocto, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: August 15th, 2013

MACADAMS, CWO (Retired) Arthur Leroy (Snowflake) MacAdams, MMM, CD was born in Sable River, Nova Scotia on 4 April 1933 and died 15 August 2013 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. Leroy is survived by his son Earl MacAdams (Gilda Arsenault), Haneytown; daughter Audra MacAdams (Stephan Butler) Oromocto; brother Eugene, Sandy Point, NS; sister Rosealee, Thunder Bay, On; grandchildren Corrie MacAdams (Nicole Ward), Alison (Paul Henry), Jarrett, Christian and Marissa Butler, great grandson Oliver MacAdams (little Leroy). Leroy is predeceased by his wife, Audrey (Morrell), mother Lillian Hill and step-father Douglas Hill. Leroy joined the Royal Canadian Dragoons 21 December 1953 and served in CFB Petawawa, CFB Borden, CFB Gagetown, CFB Suffield, Germany and Cyprus until his retirement in 1989. Upon his retirement he worked with the Army Cadets at Camp Argonaut until 1997. CWO MacAdams was a lifetime member of the RCD Association (Atlantic Chapter) and the SPCA, member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #93, the FSNA, St Vincent de Paul Parish and the Knights of Columbus Monsignor Boyd Council 6774, 3rd degree. He was also involved in the Lahr Germany and Oromocto Figure Skating Clubs. A funeral mass was held on Monday August 19, 2013 at St Vincent de Paul Church, Oromocto with Rev. Ken Weir officiating. Donations may be made to the Oromocto SPCA, the Oromocto Food Bank, or a charity of the donor’s choice.


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