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Arsenault, Ora A.

Ora A. Arsenault (Marcellino), a long time resident of Dedham passed away on April 17, 2015 at the age of 84.  Born in Rumford, Maine she was the daughter of Antonio and Rachael (Cipriani) Marcellino.  She was a graduate of Stephen’s High School, Class of 1948 in Rumford.  Before her retirement, Mrs. Arsenault worked in the cafeteria at Dedham High School and the Oakdale School.  She was a member of  the VFW Auxiliary #2017 in Dedham and also volunteered her time at the VA Hospital to play bingo with the veterans.   She enjoyed bowling and was an avid knitter.

Ora was the beloved wife of the late Richard “Dick” Arsenault.   Together they raised 5 five children.  She is survived by Donna M. Ciollo and her husband Peter of Hyde Park, Paul R. Arsenault of Florida and Mark A. Arsenault, also of Florida, Debra A. DeRosa and her late husband Christopher of Stoughton and Lisa M. Leitao and her husband Michael of Dedham.  She was the sister of Tony Marcellino of Peterborough, NH, Richard Marcellino of Gardiner, Maine, Joseph Marcellino of Rumford, Maine and the late Joseph Marcellino.  A proud grandmother of Rachel and Brigett Ciollo, Paul Arsenault, Jr., Maria DeRosa and Kyle, Maya and Gianna Leitao.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10 AM at the funeral home at 87 Milton St. in Dedham followed by interment in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton.  Visiting hours are scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015 from 4 to 8PM.  In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA  02284.


Guestbook Entries

  1. karin vincenzo raia
    April 18th, 2015 | 2:12 pm

    Rachel, donna, peter and bridgett
    We send our heartfelt condolences for your beloved family member. You are all extraordinary and Ora will love and guard you from above. God bless you and your family now and always.
    We keep you in mind and here if you need us. Sorry we cannot be there with the distance here. All love and best wishes during this hard time.
    Love Karin, enzo, pina, Barbara, aidyn, karyina and evelyina

  2. Jo-Ann Welch
    April 18th, 2015 | 3:23 pm

    i am sending you my deepest sympathies. I am so sorry about your mom Donna. Wish I could be there. Thinking of you all,


  3. Valerie Forge
    April 18th, 2015 | 10:35 pm

    My heart goes out to all the family. I know the heart ache it brings, may God bring you peace knowing Ora is now in the presence of our Lord and with all family members that have gone before her. God Bless you all.

    In my prayers always,


  4. Pauline Sayers
    April 19th, 2015 | 9:54 am

    Lisa, my sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your Mom.

  5. Frank Fitzgerald
    April 21st, 2015 | 9:45 pm

    Lisa and family,very sorry for your loss. May your mom rest in peace

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