Arabsky, Rodney James

Dec. 17, 1960 – Aug. 5, 2011

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Rod at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on Friday August 5th.

Rod was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. When he was 10 his family moved to Grande Prairie, Alberta and he graduated in 1978. He was married to his high school sweetheart Maureen for 28 years. In 1990, they went on an adventure and came to Nanaimo. They have 2 children Aly and Shawn. Rod was an avid sports enthusiast – proud Boston Bruin 2011 Stanley Cup Champion and Boston Red Sox fan. He was a 20 year employee of BC Ferries.

He is survived by and will be sadly missed by his wife of 28 years Maureen, and Children Aly and Shawn. His parents Emil and Roselyn. Sisters Maureen (Bob) Leslie, Barb (Myles) Evancio. Mother in-law Theresa Walker. Brother and Sister in-laws Tom (Jocelyn) Walker, Barb (Frank) Campbell, Jack (Sherry) Walker, Liz (Bob) Tinworth. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

We invite those who shared special times with Rod to his Celebration of Life on Friday August 12, 2011 at the Cedar Community Hall at 3pm.

Donations in Rod’s memory can be made to Kid-Sport Nanaimo, Box 881, Stn A, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5N2 or the charity of one’s choice.

Telford’s of Nanaimo


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