In the 1980’s, Oscar and Phyllis became members of the Seabreeze Campers Club and began travelling with their motor home around the Maritimes, Ontario and the U.S. Oscar continued to travel until 2009. He had also been active in the Royal Canadian Legion.
Oscar is survived by his son, Dale (Pearl) Arenburg; daughter, Paulette (Brian) Oickle; 4 grandsons, Todd Arenburg (Anita MacDonald), Alan Arenburg (Patricia Brooks), Kevin Oickle (Jennifer Wales), Lorne Oickle (Krista Matthews); 8 great-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; 2 step great- great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis; brother, Lawson (Hilda) Arenburg; sisters, Myrtle Arenburg and Mildred (Herman) Wentzell; nephews, Hector and Lindsay Wentzell; special niece, Janet Wentzell.
Oscar’s family is very appreciative of the care given to him by the staff of the Veterans Unit of Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital and Veterans Affairs. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the Veterans Unit of Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg or a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York St. Bridgewater, where online condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com