Alfred J Arsenault September 26, 2022

Posted by on Sep 28, 2022 in Obituaries | 1 comment

Alfred J. Arsenault, age 99, entered into eternal life on September 26, 2022. Al grew up in Chelsea and Lynn and moved to Dorchester before moving to Braintree in 1997. Al was a WWII Army veteran and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Arsenault worked in construction as a pile driver. He was a proud member of the Carpenters Union Local 56 since 1946. Al was a member of the Savin Hill Yacht Club, The Braintree Yacht Club, the Weymouth-Braintree Elks.

He enjoyed his annual visits to Prince Edward Island taking long walks, playing cards, singing, telling jokes, boating, fishing, and beating his family at Wheel of Fortune. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy E. (Mosher) Arsenault. Devoted father of Michael and his wife Mary of Marshfield, Sandra Zanchi and her husband Daniel of Fremont, NH, Kevin and his wife Diana of North Attleboro, and Judith Arsenault and her companion Ronald MacGillivray of Braintree. Grandpa to Joanne, Jessica, Janet and Joseph. Great grandfather to Tyler, Quinn, William, Ella, Nicholas, and Meri. Brother of the late Joseph Arsenault, Mary Leonie “Lee” Mitchell, Hubert “Hubie” Arsenault, Paul Arsenault, Margaret “Terry” Small, Beatrice Arsenault. Uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington Street, Weymouth, MA on Monday, October 3 at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish at Sacred Heart Church Weymouth at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.

Visiting hours on Sunday from 12 until 4 p.m.

Committal service at Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne at 2 p.m.

Alfred’s family thanks his long-time home health aide, Lenore Shanahan and The Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Dedham for taking good care of him. If desired, donations may be made in his memory to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215. For messages and directions, see

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  1. 10-1-2022

    Alfred J. Arsenault will be missed by all, me included, of course. I have a picture in my mind that helps me when I am feeling sad. When Al is greeted at the Pearly Gates, St. Peter says, “Heaven is a pretty big place so the grand tour can be a pretty daunting task. Just let me know if you need to stop and take a break along the way.” Al replies dismissively, “Nah, that won’t be a problem. Did I ever tell you about the time I walked across five countries in an hour and a half? Or was it six… “

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