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CORDINGLEY, Arleigh

We say farewell to a wonderful lady, Arleigh Cordingley, who passed peacefully on Oct. 30, 2021 at the wonderful age of 102.

Arleigh Beryl (Bowerman) Cordingley was born April 23rd, 1919, in Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, daughter to the late Ben and Enid Bowerman.

Raised in Antelope, Saskatchewan, she completed all of her schooling in this area and the family moved to Wildwood, Alberta in 1933. In 1934, Arleigh was blessed with a baby brother, Baden Bowerman, whom she loved and adored.

Arleigh and her family moved to Boyle, Alberta in 1945, where she met and married her husband John (Jack) Allan Cordingley at the St. Marks Anglican Church near Plum Lake. In 1948, they welcomed their son Allan Dale Cordingley into the world. Working harmoniously together, Arleigh and Jack worked full time tending their farm, a career that continued to reitrement.

A devoted lifetime member of the Anglican Women's Auxiliary and Royal Canadian Legion, she would often volunteer her time to contribute to the community in any way that was needed. Baking pies, making cabbage rolls, playing crib or bowling, and always playing the piano or organ as needed throughout her lifetime. She will often be remembered for her kind and caring heart, and will be sadly missed by all that knew her.

Arleigh was preceded in death by her parents, brother Baden, Husband Jack (1919-1995), Son Allan (1948-2017) and her daughter-in-law Allana Carolyn Cordingley (1950-2000).

She is survived by her grandchildren and their families: Chad Allan Cordingley and Lacey Marie (Cordingley) Myrfield. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law: Shirley Cordingley, Sue Safford (Leon), Bette Wilkins, Joan Fraser (Doug) and Joyce Bowerman and many nieces and nephews who loved to visit with her.

Donations can be made in her memory to:

Greater North Foundation Wildrose DSL

4102 - 50 St., Athabasca, Alberta

Phone: 780-675-9660