Theo Arsenault, 84, of Old Orchard Beach died Sunday, April 2, 2017 in her home surrounded by family. She was born June 26, 1932 in Westbrook, a daughter of James and Eda (Phillips) Doucette.
On August 21, 1948, she married the love of her life Harold Arsenault in Westbrook.
She worked for a while at Fairchild Semiconductor and later with Harold managing their service stations. Most recently she worked at Kate’s Creamery, which she helped found in 1980.
Enjoying the company of others, she accompanied Harold to many Rotary events. She enjoyed travel, cribbage and caring for her family. Her pool parties and barbeques were well known and enjoyed.
Theo also loved Christmas and for many years she and Harold hosted Christmas Eve parties for family and friends.
She leaves all of her Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren with the knowledge that they were truly loved.
She was predeceased by Harold, her husband of 50 years on February 10, 1999; also, preceding her in death were three sisters and two brothers.
Theo is survived by:
2 daughters: Deborah Heffernan and her husband Phillip of Old Orchard Beach, and Karen Patry and her husband Daniel of Ocean Park
1 son: Mark Arsenault and his wife Cherry of Old Orchard Beach
1 brother: Kenneth Doucette and his wife Joanne of Westbrook
10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews
There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. Burial will be in at a later date. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Theo, the family asks that you please consider Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 US Route 1 Scarborough, Maine 04074 or Animal Welfare Society, PO Box 43 West Kennebunk, Maine 04094,
Charitable donations may be made to:
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 US Route 1 Suite 1, Scarborough ME 04074
Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 43 46 Holland Rd., Kennebunk ME 04094