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BYRNES DUNCAN MCARTHUR (published on April 16, 2010)

BYRNES DUNCAN MCARTHUR Born in Embro, October 30, 1938, passed away at the Concordia Hospital, Winnipeg, on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the age of 71 years old. Beloved husband of Fern McArthur (nee Owens) for over 42 years. Dear father of Donna (Rick) van Weenen. Son of the late John and Marion (Weston), brother of Jack and Robert, and beloved uncle Jimmy McArthur. After suffering a massive heart attack, Byrnes slipped into a coma and left us peacefully in the arms of his wife, daughter and son-in-law. Byrnes came to Winnipeg from Embro in November 1962 where he met Fern his wife. They had a little girl named Donna and a puppy named Blackie. His family was very important to him. Byrnes was an owner/operator with Duffy's Taxi for many years. Then he owned and operated Luxury Plus Limousine Service. He loved to travel and go camping in many spots in Canada and the United States. A funeral service to celebrate Byrnes' life will held at the Knox Presbyterian Church, Embro, ON on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. James Knott officiating. Interment in the North Embro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities would be appreciated and may be arranged through the Longworth Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 519-539-0004. Online condolences at www.longworthfuneralhome.com A thank you to all of our neighbours for their help on the day of the emergency. The family also wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the Concordia Hospital, as well as the Winnipeg EMS and Fire Department.


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