May 10, 1938 – November 11, 2019
Art was born in Humboldt, Sask. to John and Mary Saretsky on May 10, 1938. He passed away peacefully on November 11, 2019, after a battle with cancer.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Yvonne of 55 years, two sisters; Irene Pearson, Isabelle (Ed) Brockmeyer, one brother Clarence and numerous nieces and
Art joined the military in 1962. His postings were in Canada and Europe. He did two peacekeeping missions in Cyprus and Syria. After serving for 33 years, he retired in Comox and later moved to Nanaimo, where his hobby became making shadow boxes to commentate the military.
As per Art’s request there will be no service. Art was cremated and internment will follow in Humboldt.
Special thanks to various doctors and nurses in Nanaimo for his special care, and to all the friends, neighbors and family for their support throughout Art’s illness.
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