March 12, 1949 – June 21, 2010
Arlene Schneider passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at the age of 61 years.
Arlene was born in Medicine Hat, AB on March 12, 1949. After graduation she moved to Calgary to pursue a career in education, receiving her Master of Education on November 12, 1976 and becoming a charter psychologist on August 1, 1977. Arlene’s work and passion for the youth she encountered during her thirty two years of service with the Public school board brought her great joy and fulfilment. Arlene brought a ray of sunshine and hope to so many people whose lives she affected during her short sixty one years of life.
Arlene is survived by her brother Keith (Angela) and her adoring nephew Devon. She was predeceased by her twin brother Gary at birth and her parents Albert and Alice Schneider.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Arlene’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, 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. The family wishes to thank all the numerous wonderful friends who aided and “held her hand” during her last difficult months battling cancer.
In living memory of Arlene Schneider, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences