It is with deep sadness that the family of Howard Kimberly Arbeau announce his passing at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Sunday March 26, 2023, at the age of 67. Born in Upper Blackville, NB he was the son of the late Benjamin and Molly (Dolan) Arbeau. Kim worked as a red seal heavy equipment operator until retirement.
Besides his common law wife Theresa Crawford of Fredericton. He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey (Amanda) Arbeau of Blissfield and grandson Kailyn and granddaughter Jael, Derrick Gillespie (Kelly Clarke) and grandson Dixon of the Doyle’s Brook, Stacey Vickers widow of the late Dale Vickers of Barnettville and their mother Jenny Arbeau of Blissfield.
Also, Sisters: Karen Benwell, AB, Marcelle Arbeau (Blake) of Miramichi, Denise Keenan (George) of Upper Blackville, Maureena Arbeau of Miramichi, Allison Miller (Joe) NS, Joelle Brophy (Ross) AB. Benjamin Arbeau (Mary Ellen) AB. brother-in-law: Bill Hatfield, Warwick Road NB. Many nieces and nephews.
Kim is predeceased by his parents, sister Lorraine Hatfield, Sherril Keenan (Henry) of Upper Blackville, infant sister Benita and brother-in-law John Benwell.
At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation or funeral service. For those who wish, memorial donations can be made to the NB Lung Association. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made at www.bishopsfuneralhome.com