Cap-Pelé, NB. – Dora Arsenault, 92, of Cap-Pelé passed away on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born in Bouctouche, she was the daughter of the late Jean and the late Bertha (Collette) Girouard.
Dora will be sadly missed by her two sons: Gilles (Jaqueline) Arsenault of Summerside and Jean-Claude (Joanne) Arsenault of Cap-Pelé; two daughters: Rosemonde (Lindsey) MacKnight of Fredericton and Denise (David) Vautour of Cap-Pelé; three brothers: Clarence (Marguerite) of Bouctouche, Aurèle (Anne-Marie) of Saint-Joseph, and Rhéal (Nancy) of Gardner, Massachusetts; two sister: Alberta (Pierre) and Anita Girouard both of Montréal; six grandchildren: Hugues, Cyril, Dale, Melissa, Evan and Crystal; three great grandchildren: Annabelle, Abigail and Abel; seven sisters-in-law: Thérèse (Romeo), Florine (Yvon), Cecile, Yvonne, Stéphanie, Lévina and Lola; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Dora was employed with Lockwood Limited for 25 years, along with her other duties she was head of the First Aid department, where she took great pride taking care of injured employees.
Dora enjoyed being part of organizations such as, being the first leader of the Girl Guides in Cap-Pelé during the 1950s
She was also member of the Saint-John Ambulance Brigade where she worked tirelessly alongside her husband Claude and was a member of the Golden Age Club for numerous years.
Dora was predeceased by her loving husband Claude and her infant son Léo; her five brothers: Jean, Alex, Léo, Normand and Claude; three sisters: Béatrice, Lydia and Rose-Marie.
Due to Covid-19 regulations, mask will be required when entering the church.
Visitations will be held on Friday, March 4th, 2022 in the viewing room of Ste-Thérèse d’Avila RC Church, 2648 Acadie Road, Cap-Pelé, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm until 9:00pm and Saturday, March 5th from 9:00am until 10:00am.
Funeral Service will be held at Ste-Thérèse d’Avila RC Church, on Saturday, March 5th, 2022 at 11:00am. Service will be streaming live on the Passage Funeral Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dora’s memory can be made to the New-Brunswick Alzheimer’s Society or to the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Society of Cap-Pelé.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca
Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB