Harriet Arsenault White
AUBURN -- Harriet Arsenault White, 79, died on July 23, 2011 at the Hospice House, with her loving family by her side.
A resident of Mexico most of her life, she resided on Meadow Street.
She was born in Mexico on September 21, 1931, the daughter of Arthur and Gertrude (Stilphen) Henry Sr. She graduated from Mexico High School Class of 1950.
She was a member and held many offices in the Eastern Star including Worthy Matron. She served as a den mother for the Mexico Cub Scouts when her boys were young. She was an avid bowler at Oxford Lanes-Couples League on Friday nights. She was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Rumford. After her family was grown, she worked at Maddy’s Pizza in Mexico for a number of years.
She was married June 3, 1952 in Rumford to Reginald W. Arsenault, who died in Mexico on August 25, 2002 after having celebrated 50 years. She was married October 1, 2003 in Mexico to John C. White, who survives of Mexico.
Other survivors include children, Reginald Arsenault, Jr. and wife, Louise, Gregory Arsenault and wife, Norma, John Arsenault and wife, Carrie, all of Mexico, Mark Arsenault and wife, Rachel of Winthrop, and Woodrow Arsenault and wife, Cyndi of Summerville, SC; grandchildren, Reggie Arsenault III and Beth Arsenault of Denver, CO, Cory Arsenault and wife, Bobbi and Casey Arsenault of Mexico, Rose Arsenault of Canton, Samantha Gallant and husband, Brady of Mexico, Eric Bordeau and Daniel Bordeau of Rumford, Kristin Arsenault of Mexico, Tyler Arsenault and Alyssa Arsenault of Winthrop, Eric Arsenault and Tara Didelot and husband, Matthew of Summerville, SC; two great-granddaughters, Emma Gallant and Mattie Didelot; brother, Arthur Henry, Jr. and wife, Laura of Winthrop; special cousin, who was like a sister, Barbara Vroom of Camden; special niece, Cheryl Tibbetts and husband, Henry of Kennebunk; step-children, Richard White and wife, Mariha, and John White and friend, Denise, all of Old Orchard Beach, Randall White and wife, Susan of Wichita, KS, Allan White and wife, Patti of Levant, and Diane LeBlanc of So. Portland; step-grandchildren, Chelsea, Andrew, Jeffrey and Sarah White, Erine Grant, and Christina Label; brother-in-law, Thomas Arsenault and wife, Madeline of Mexico; sisters-in-law, Carol Johnson of Kennebunk, Charlene Greene and husband, Nathan of Florida, Donna White of Kennebunk, Janet Ellsworth of Augusta, GA; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, John Henry.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at the Farrington-0 Morton Cemetery, Mexico, with Fr. Henry Male officiating. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to The Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn, ME 04210 in her memory.