Raymond Joseph Arsenault Sr.

ARSENAULT Raymond Joseph Arsenault Sr., age 77 of Bridgeport died on Monday, December 8, 2008 at his home. He was the husband Trudy Tennant Arsenault for 53 years. Born in Rumford, Maine, on August 28, 1931, he was the son of the late Joseph and Delia Arsenault. Mr. Arsenault was a machine operator for Casco Products in Bridgeport for many years before his retirement in 1992. In addition to his beloved wife he is survived by his seven children, Raymond J. Arsenault Jr. and his wife, Kathy of Franklin, N.H., Leslie A. Arsenault of Bridgeport, Stephen L. Arsenault and his wife, Lisa of Stratford, Michael D. Arsenault and his wife, Kelly of Derry, N.H., Cheryl A. DeSousa and her husband, John of Stratford, Lynn A. Gray and her husband, Steve of London Derry, N.H., and Trudy J. Marino and her husband, Rick of Stratford. Brothers; Henry Arsenault of Tennessee, Ernie Arsenault of Maine; and sisters; Anita McKellick of Maine, and Theresa McDonald of Massachusetts. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his best friend Joseph Pabst. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at 5 p.m. at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Fairfield. Burial will be held privately at a later date. There will be no prior calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Rd. Fairfield, 06824. The Dennis & D'Arcy Funeral Home of Stratford, is in care of arrangements. For on condolences please visit www.dennisanddarcy.com

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Published in Connecticut Post on Dec. 9, 2008