SPENCER — Kenneth J. Arsenault, Sr., of Crestview Drive died Friday, August 10 in his home surrounded by his family after a long illness.
He leaves his wife of 60 years, Maxine (Bickford) Arsenault, a son Kenneth J. Arsenault, Jr. and his wife Rebecca of Barre, three daughters; Pamela J. Benoit of Spencer, Carol A. Lord and her husband Doug of Brookfield and Kimberly M. Parker and her husband Kevin of East Brookfield, two brothers; Donald Arsenault of McClean, VA and Michael Arsenault and his wife Maryanna of Wells, Maine, a sister Linda Rogers and her husband Al of Spencer, seven grandchildren; Todd, Crystal, Amanda, Nicholas, Megan, Erin & Gabrielle, three great grandchildren; Olivia, Colin & Maddison, several nieces and nephews and his beloved cat Chloe.
Kenneth was born in Spencer, son of Edward and Florence (Fairbrother) Arsenault. He was a sales manager for RCA for many years after retiring he was a custodian at Knox Trail School for 10 years and also a runner for Lamoureux Ford in East Brookfield. He tended bar at the Castle Restaurant for 20 years part time. He was a member of the Charlton City United Methodist Church and their Men’s Club. He was a charter member of the Massasoit Monday night golf league. He was an avid fly fisherman and was fortunate enough to fish in Montana, Wyoming & Maine. He enjoyed making custom fishing rods and fly’s, gardening and owning his own greenhouse and traveling with his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his wife at the Casino.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, August 16 at 11 a.m. in Charlton City United Methodist Church, 74 Stafford Street, Charlton. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer will be at a later date. Calling hours are Wednesday, August 15 from 5-7 p.m. in J. Henri Morin & Son Funeral Home, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund www.jimmyfund.org/gift.