Arnold L. Winston of Calgary passed away peacefully on Monday, May 30, 2005 at the age of 71 years.
Arnold was born to Dolly and the late Benjamin Winston on June 4, 1933 in Winnipeg, MB. He resided in Winnipeg until 1953, and then moved to Calgary where he met and then married Miriam Switzer on December 25, 1953. While living in Calgary, Arnold worked as a successful realtor for many years. In 1986, Arnold and Miriam relocated to British Columbia to be near the ocean and to fulfil Arnold’s dream of becoming a charter fishing guide. During recent years, Arnold and Miriam supported each other through a number of medical challenges with unfaltering love and respect for one another.
Arnold was the proud father of Brenda Winston, Barbara Mindell, Brent Winston (Colleen), Belinda Meller, Bruce Winston (Patti), and Mary Kostashuk; and much loved Zaida to Vaughn and Jeremy Collins, Kyle Meller and Saralyn Winston. He was predeceased by his father Benjamin, his sister Phyllis and his brother Jack. Arnold will be sadly missed by his sisters Bernice Fogel, Sheila Mamott (Dan) and Elaine Yukelis (Mark).
Funeral Services will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel (1702 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Internment to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Miriam and Arnold Winston Endowment Fund, c/o The Canadian Intensive Care Foundation, P.O. Box 56045, Airways RPO, Calgary, AB T2E 7C0.
Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, 1702 – 17th AVENUE S.W., Calgary, AB TELEPHONE: 244-4717.Print This Obituary & Condolences