The Rt. Hon. Judge Arthur Louis Thurlow
Arthur L. Thurlow, 1913 – 2020 former Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 107 years old. Beloved husband of Mabel for 67 years (deceased 2008). Son of the late Charles and Maude. Dear brother to Margie, age 108 years. Predeceased by Flossie, Evy, Charles, Lionel and Millie. In his younger years he and his wife loved to garden, play golf, travel and meet with many friends. A lifetime member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club which he played until 105.
Survived by his only son James (Barbados) and daughter-in-law Deborah (nee Egan). Arthur also leaves behind his loving grandchildren Christopher and Karen (husband Leonard). Karen spent weekly lunches with him and helped him with all the things he couldn’t tackle and enjoyed their weekly dates for lunch. Arthur also leaves his great-grandchildren Austin, Cameron, Makenzie, Noah, Kianna, Cody, and Madison who brought so much joy to his visits. He also leaves his special friend and Lawyer Paul who spent many hours with him.
Arthur was a Politician and a Judge and represented the electoral District of Lunenburg County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1949 – 1953 and was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. He was educated at Dalhousie University. He married the love of his life Mabel in 1941. Arthur was appointed a Judge in 1956 serving from 1956 – 1971 as Judge of the Exchequer Court of Canada from 1971 -1988 and as a Judge of the Federal Court of Canada. Arthur was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in April of 1992. Arthur lived a full life and in his later years, valiantly fought to regain his strength which would allow him to continue enjoying his family and friends. We will all have a spot in our hearts for this remarkable loving man and may he now rest peacefully with his loving wife Mabel.
Due to Covid 19 arrangements will be made at a later date.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Arthur Louis
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Death notice for the town of: Ottawa, Province: Ontario