Henry J. Arsenault
PORTLAND - Henry J.
, 87, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2002, at the Seaside Health Care Center.He
was born Sept. 18, 1914, in Tingnish, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the son of Joshua and Marie (Peters) Arsenault
came to the U.S. as an infant and was raised in Westbrook, where he
attended St. Hyacinth School and Church
was married 61 years to Leona (Martin) Arsenault
and fathered five sons, Richard (Josina) of Amsterdam, Holland, Dennis (Shirley) Bozeman of Mont., Gary (Gloria) of Standish, Maine, David (Lori) of Oakland, Maine, and Martin, who preceded him in death as a young child.
was a fourth Degree Knight of Columbus #2219, and a charter member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles
#2977, both of Westbrook.As a young parent, he
was quite active as a committee member of Troup
87 Boy Scouts of America
.He was also a past president of the Westbrook Little League Association.He
was a very active participant in Westbrook youth activities while his
children were being raised, and for a period of time after all four sons were in the military.Henry was a member of the Army National Guard for 13 years prior to and during WW II.He
retired at age 62 from S.D.Warren Paper Co.
after 29 years of service.A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland.In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the V. N.A. Home Health Care, 50 Foden Rd., So.Portland, Maine 04106, in his
memory.Arrangements in care of Blais & Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook.Henry J. Arsenault