It is with profound sadness that the family of Arnold “Benny” Whitford of Goodfish Lake, Alberta announces his passing on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the age of 61 years.
Benny is lovingly survived by his five siblings: Henry (Angie) Whitford, Dehlia Whitford, Virginia Whitford, Mary Brertton, Dwayne Whitford; two sisters-in-law: Delia Memnook-Whitford, Suzie Erasmus; uncle: William Whitford; special friend: Irene Houle; adopted daughter: Sara Bull; as well as numerous nieces, nephews & grandchildren.
Benny was predeceased by: his parents: Roy Whitford & Edna McGilvery Whitford; three brothers: George Whitford, Allan Whitford, Gordon Steinhauer; three sisters: Myrtle Matist, Kathy Whitford, Marilyn Whitford (infancy); brother-in-law: Edmond Matist; uncle: Allan Houle; aunt Clara Quinn; four nieces: Kathy Tremblay, Tanya Steinhauer, Cindy Whitford, Cathy Steinhauer (infancy).
Wake, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake First Nation.
Funeral Service, Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake First Nation with Reverend Robert Wright officiating. Pallbearers: Orville Memnook, Tyler Manyshots, Dean Houle, Dale Berard, Kayle Houle, Dwayne Whitford, Waylon Favel, Joe Dion. Honorary Pallbearers: Chief Tom Houle, Stan Houle, Ron Whitford, Sheldon Whitford, Clifford "Boylo" Whitford, Keith Stick, Floyd Quinn, Lazzy Whitford, Irvin Boucher, Jon Boucher, Leroy Lavalee, Clarence Whitford, Joe "Pitt" Houle, Daniel Houle, Paul Hunter, Evelyn Favel, Alice Houle, Marlene Favel, "Auntie" Linda Sparklingeyes, Ben Houle, Leonard "Big Louie" Houle, April Berard, Ralph Whitford, Jim & Louise Adby, Rose Logan, Wally Houle, Gilbert Houle, Tony Whitford, Darren Whitford, Vince Whitford, Rodney Whitford, McGilvery Family, Erasmus Family, Hand Game Family and all his Friends & Family that we may have missed.