Dorothy G. Arnold
- May 22, 1917 - June 18, 2012
- Waltham, Massachusetts
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“Dot and I were friends and worked together for a very long time at Fitch School. I have many happy and fun memories of Dot. One particular memory...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Faith Cobb - Attleboro , MA
“I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother.
2 of 10 | Posted by: Gerald Rogers - Sikeston, MO
“Dot and my mother, June Poirier, were good friends. I always remembering my mom talking about "Dot Arnold" and now wish I had paid more attention to...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Suzanne Broderick
“Dotty was such a vibrant part of the Epoch community. She was faithful about attending our Catholic offerings and our knitting and crocheting groups....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gail Murphy - Weston, MA
“Mrs. Arnold was the personification of the word "lady". She was a true delight...Her quick smile and warm gentle laugh will be greatly missed
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5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Restuccia - Yarmouthport, MA
“Mrs. Arnold was my next door neighbor. When my mother was ill she would come over as often as she could to visit. She always lifted my mother's...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Crookes - Waltham, MA
I will not fourget what you have taugh me,and your incredible patience.You will allways be in our harts
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7 of 10 | Posted by: Carin Marcoullier & family - MA
“My mother, Mary Noone and Dot were dear friends for many years. I remember how they both enjoyed talking for hours. After my mother got sick she...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Anne MacKenzie - Waltham, MA
“Knowing Dorothy at Epoch while my Mom lived there, she was always friendly and entertaining to all! She will be missed .My thoughts are with all of...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Lorraine Sanik
“To Fran, Andrea, Chris and Cait, my thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Gram had such a contagious personality. You couldn't help but smile...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Meg McDevitt
Waltham - Mrs. Dorothy G. (Ramsey) Arnold, of Waltham, died Monday, June 18, 2012 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 95.
Dorothy was born on May 22, 1917 in East Templeton, a daughter of the late George and Flora (Blanchard) Ramsey-Fontaine, and was a lifelong Waltham resident. She began working at the Waltham Watch Factory and later for the Raytheon Company. Dorothy also worked in housekeeping at The Fessenden School in Newton.
Dorothy also worked in the cafeteria for the Waltham Public School System including the Whittemore School and the Fitch School for many years, retiring in 1982. Among her interests she was talented with needle and thread; crotchet, cooking and above all, loved working in her yard and gardens. She was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Parish.
Her husband, George L. Arnold, died January 4, 1989. She was also predeceased by her grandson, Timothy Arnold and great-grandchild, Casey Nicholson and her siblings, Pauline Rodman, Cecilia Stewart, Mabel Hudon, Loretta Thieme and Paul Ramsey.
She leaves her children, Lawrence H. Arnold and his wife, Laurie, of Milford, Lorraine A. Bradley and her husband, Daniel, of Waltham, James R. Arnold and his wife, Fara, of Longmont, Colorado and Frances M. Arnold of Waltham; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and many friends and staff from the Epoch Senior Healthcare Center in Weston.
Family and friends will honor and remember Dorothy's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, June 22nd from 5 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to The Blessed Sacrament Chapel of Saint Charles Borromeo Church, 51 Hall Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Church, 51 Hall Street, Waltham 02453 or Epoch Senior Healthcare Center, 75 Norumbega Road, Weston, 02493 or Thom Charles River Early Intervention, 411 Waverley Oaks Rd. Building #3, Suite 305, Waltham, MA 02452 or Out of the Darkness. (AFSP), 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10005.