Service Day Visitation
Orange Lodge Service
Obituary of Boyd MacLaren
(Member Renfrew Lodge 122 AF & AM)
(Master - Loyal Orange Lodge 1393)
With heavy hearts, we announce that our beloved Boyd passed away suddenly and very peacefully in the comfort of his own home on Wednesday morning, November 14th, 2018. He was 76 years of age. Beloved husband of Rose Ann (nee Levecque). Dearly loved and very proud Dad of Audrey MacLaren of Horton; Virginia MacLaren (Rob Lankamp) of McNab/Braeside; Maria MacLaren at home and Frances MacLaren (Aaron Campbell) of Horton. Predeceased by his only son, Richard. Loved father-in-law of Tina MacLaren. Cherished and doting Grampa of Stephanie (Jason Fortin), Mitchel, Anthony and Grayson. Dear brother of Doug MacLaren (Pearl Milliken) of Lochwinnoch. Special brother-in-law of Cathy Lavallee (Gilles). Predeceased by his parents: Jack and Doris MacLaren; 2 brothers: Bartley and Johnny and his sister-in-law, Carol MacLaren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Boyd was first and foremost a Scottsman. His love of family, his beloved family farm, his livestock and the plentiful vegetables he nurtured brought great delight to Boyd and his family over the years. A big man with a heart of gold; a community advocate; Boyd’s contributions to the betterment of our area will be forever remembered and appreciated. A kind soul with a gentle spirit has earned his rest. Family and friends paid their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Saturday from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Sunday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. A Funeral Service was conducted in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Arnprior on Sunday afternoon, November 18th at 2 o’clock. Interment Goshen Cemetery. In memory of Boyd, please consider a donation to the Accessibility Fund at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Renfrew or the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation. A Masonic Service took place in the Pilon Family Chapel on Saturday evening at 8 p.m. An Orange Lodge Service followed in the Pilon Family Chapel on Saturday evening at 8:20 p.m.