Petit, Arthur Thomas
Art (Sonny) Petit passed away peacefully after a short illness surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Beloved husband of Mercedes Browne. Loving father of Melanie, Valerie, Darrell (Naomi), Lindsay, Allison. Grandfather of Daphne, Chloe, Leanne, Kai and Nile. Devoted son of the late Joseph Moise and Marie Petit and brother of the late Joe Petit.
Art touched the lives of all those who knew him with his generosity of spirit, his humility, understated humor, the ability to teach others through example and love of family.
Together with his brother, he helped lead the Executive Team of Dominion Sprinkler Co. Ltd. and later Viking Fire Protection as Executive Vice President for over 30 years.
He was a skilled athlete and committed coach all throughout his life and well known in sports circles of St. Laurent, Catholic High, Town of Mount Royal and Montreal. In 1950 he attended Brown University where he was a hall of fame captain of the varsity hockey team.
He will be deeply missed and always remembered.
A memorial celebration will take place on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at 11:00AM at Kane & Fetterly Funeral Home, 5301 Boul Decarie, Montreal, Quebec, H3W3C4, Tel: 514-481-5301
The family would like to thank all the Doctors and the nursing staff at St Mary's Hospital.