Sheila McArthur

Obituary of Sheila Elizabeth McArthur

It is with great sadness that the family of Sheila Elizabeth McArthur announce her passing on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Loch Lomond Village surrounded by her sisters. Sheila was born on December 3, 1956 to the late Robert and Mona (Craig) McArthur in Saint John, NB. Sheila loved to spend her time at the Village making the staff laugh. Sheila had a unique sense of humor and personality that was very contagious that left you feeling life was a blessing and to live each day to the fullest. A good cup of coffee from Tim’s was like winning the lottery to Sheila. Sheila loved her music and sang her heart out, maybe a little out of tune, but that didn’t matter to anyone. Sheila loved to play bingo at the Villa, and when she won, everyone knew it. Sheila taught us about kindness, patience, dedication and the depth of love that is hard to comprehend. Sheila’s love was without condition and it is perhaps the most beautiful and pure example of love that exists. Sheila made that kind of love exist, as the best gift she gave us was her very life. She was a gift; she taught us about life and love, for all the ways she inspired us to be better, and for all the love she gave while she was here with us. Sheila is survived by her sisters; Elaine Anderson (Lloyd) of Rothesay, Linda Parks (Howard) of Saint John, her nephews; Andrew Leonard (Cindy), Michael Parks (Sarah) and Gregory Parks (Alicia). She is predeceased by her parents and nephew Ryan Parks. No words can express our gratitude to all the staff and residents of Dogwood House at the Loch Lomond Village, they truly treated Sheila like family and it made a very meaningful impact on her life and ours. We would especially like to thank RN Michelle, Martha McGrath, who was Sheila’s guardian angel, and the staff at Dogwood House for the remarkable care given to Sheila over her 13 years there. We will hold tight to the memories until we see you again. We will miss you our angel! Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. A Private Graveside Service will be held at a later date in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. Donations in Sheila’s memory can be made to the Loch Lomond Villa Foundation or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made at
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