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Obituary for Phyllis Young Arkell

Phyllis Jean Arkell passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at Parkview Manor, Chesley, at age 99.

Beloved mother of Harry (Janet) Young of Cargill and Les (Lorraine) Young of Walkerton, daughters-in-law Heidi of Oakville, Jacqueline of Salem, and son-in-law David Graham of Severn Falls. Phyllis will be fondly remembered by her many grand and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by her siblings Dorothy Calford of Chesley, Anne Gibson of Owen Sound, Violet (Bob) Swannell of Owen Sound, Barbara (Bob) Ferguson of Wiarton, Lawrence (Shirley) Nicholson of Owen Sound, and brother-in-law John Rossiter of Barrie.

Phyllis was predeceased by her first husband Thomas Young and second husband Herbert Arkell; children Jim, Gail, and Rob; great-grandson Jordan; siblings Urilla (Elmer) Vance, Lloyd Nicholson, Clarence (Sheila) Nicholson, Ruby (James) Friar, Jim Nicholson, Sybil (Dave) Esplan, Vina (Stewart) Thompson, Clive Nicholson, Gwen Rossiter, Stan Nicholson and her parents Esline and Estelle (nee Rowley) Nicholson.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Douglas Hill Cemetery, Cargill at a later date.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Cargill & District Community Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Donations and condolences may be made online at

Arrangements entrusted to Cameron’s Cremation & Funeral Services, Walkerton.