In Memory of



Obituary for Marlene Arthurton

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In loving memory of Marlene Arthurton, who passed away unexpectedly but surrounded by her family on May 3, 2023, at 88 years of age.

Marlene's vibrant spirit will be deeply missed, but her legacy lives on through the family she treasured. She was predeceased by her husband, Warren Arthurton (2019). Marlene is survived by her devoted children, Jim Arthurton (Rose) and Chris Arthurton.

Marlene was a warm-hearted Nana to Amanda Cornish, Brittany Beemer, River Arthurton-Balazsy (Isabella), Sandra Caza (Mark), David Perciballi (Stacie), and she holds a special place in her heart for her late granddaughter, Lora Perciballi. Great Nana of Morgan Turner, Myranda, Myles, Myla and Maleah Perciballi; Neve and Vivian Caza. She will be sadly missed by Gary Beemer and his daughter Alyvvea.

She was the sister of the late Maxine Kiss (late George) and Donald Klingbile (late Jeannette).
Dear aunt of Dennis, Glenn, Bev, Pam, Vicky and the late Dwayne. Also survived by many other great nieces, nephews and by several relatives in the United States. Marlene's kindness and laughter will be forever cherished by everyone who knew her. Rest in peace, and your memory will live on in our hearts forever.

Marlene is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Monday 5-9 p.m. The life celebration will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Kingsville. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Diabetes Canada. You may send your condolences online at