Welcome to the memorial page for

Catherine M. Arsenault

February 20, 1940 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 77)

Catherine M. Arsenault, 77, of Biddeford, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at her home.  She was born February 20, 1940 in Boston, a daughter of William and Katherine Farrington.


Cathy was educated in Portsmouth, NH; she graduated from Portsmouth High School, and earned a teaching degree from Keene State Teachers College.  She also studied at Laval University in Quebec.


On October 29, 1966 she married Rene Arsenault in Mexico, ME.


She had taught French for a few years at Portland High School, worked in the Wilton Show Factory, and tutored for several years.


Catherine enjoyed sewing, embroidery, and making crossword puzzles.  A lover of music, she played the flute, guitar and keyboard.

She is survived by:

          Rene, her husband of 50 years, sons, William and Richard Arsenault, all of Biddeford; granddaughter Ashley Arsenault of Alfred, and a brother, John Farrington of Saranac Lake, NY.

There will be no visiting hours.  A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in St. Anne’s chapel of St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.  Arrangements by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
November 2, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Anne's Chapel St. Josephs Church
178 Elm St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

No Visiting Hours

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