Jean Arnold nee MacDonald


March 28th, 1922
March 3rd, 2017

In Ormstown, originally from Huntingdon, on March 3rd, 2017, Jean Arnold nee MacDonald passed away at the aged of 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Malcolm (Mac) Arnold. Devoted mother of Joanne (Richard Anderson) and Bonnie (the late Stan Baptie), cherished Nanny to Jill (Duane Holmes), Sean (Katie Lariviere) and Great Nanny to Jackson, Emerson, Malcolm and Elizabeth. She is also survived by her brother Douglas MacDonald (Suzanne) and many relatives and friends. Predeceased by two brothers and four sisters and their spouses. Visitations will be held at Rodrigue Montpetit & Fils funeral home, 170 Châteauguay Street, Huntingdon on Wednesday March 8th from 9 to 11 a.m followed by a funeral service at the Chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. Burial at the Huntingdon Prostestant Cemetery in spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Cancer Research Society or the Barrie Memorial Hospital, Ormstown ( Online condolences and tributes may be made at

Condoleances (15)

  • Dale McCallum & Serge Mainville

    Sincere condolences to the family. "Aunt" Jean was an amazing woman. With love, Dale & Serge

  • Mary Shewchuk

    I had the privilege of working with Jean at The Huntingdon County Hospital. She was the Director of Nursing at the time.
    A true leader,she always put the patient first . Rest in peace,Jean. Condolences to the family.
    Mary Shewchuk

  • Kathryn Mccormick

    Mrs. Arnold hired me in 1975 to work the summer andI stayed 30+ years as a Part
    Time Nurse. I always had great respect for her devotion to the Patients as well as fairness to Staff under her control.



  • Suzanne robidoux

    Our deepest sympathies to all the family. Jean was a great lady. She will be greatly missed. Sue, Eric and Chelsea

  • Mariette Richer

    I've had the privilege of starting my career with Mrs Arnold and working for her fo many years. I will always hold fond memories of her. My sincere condolences to the family. A truley great lady that will be sadley missed.

  • Manon Quinn & Guy Emond

    Toute nos sympathies a la famille.... nous étions voisin a leurs chalet a St-anicet adorable et d'une grande gentillesse
    Famille Emond?

  • Barbara

    Our Condolence goes out to family friends Barbara cameron john Duheme

  • diane leduc

    Mes sinceres condoleances a toute la famille ,ancienne voisine de la rue kelly.

  • Heather Tannahill Carey

    Joanne & Bonnie, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a great lady. She was an especially good friend and nurse to our mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Phil & Heather Carey (nee Tannahill)

  • Cancer Research Society

    The members of the Board of Directors and the staff of the Cancer Research Society offer to the family of Mrs. Jean Arnold their sincere condolences.

    The Society thanks the family for suggesting to relatives and friends to make a donation in memory of Mrs. Arnold in support of the Cancer Research Society’s mission.

  • Sandra Leslie

    My deepest sympathies to the family, I too was hired by Jean, she was a wonderful person,a great nurse and boss, I truly enjoyed working with her! She will be sadly missed.

  • Nancy Lukassen

    Our deepest sympathies to your families from Nancy & Bruce Hamilton.

  • Perry Rowcliffe

    Bonnie and Joanne, our sincere condolences to hear your Mom passing away. I am so glade I stopped by on my way to a reunion in Montreal. We had a great chat, a lovely lady and glad to have known. My Mom (Audrey) was so sad of her passing and she also sends her condolences. Jean will be missed.

  • Doug and Lee Ann Hamilton (nee Ruddock)

    Bonnie and Joanne, we were so sorry to learn about the loss of your Mom. She was a lovely lady and will be sorely missed. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time.

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