AUBURN — Patricia E. Arsenault, 81, of Maple Street, Rumford, died Monday, Jan. 3, at the Hospice House.

She was born in Mexico, Feb. 28, 1929, the daughter of Wilfred and Alma (Glenfield) Shea, and graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford, Class of 1948.

Patricia was a communicant of St. Athanasius–St. John Church. She loved line-dancing, quilting, knitting and crafting. She was a member of St. Timothy Circle 504, Daughters of Isabella.

She was married in Rumford, June 9, 1951, to Ivan E. Arsenault, who survives of Rumford. Other survivors include a son, David Arsenault and wife, Karin, of Kennebunk; daughter, Sharon Eastman and husband, Bruce, of Buxton; grandchildren, Tyler and Eric Arsenault of Kennebunk; sisters, Mary Shea of Sun City, Fla., Ann Bayer of Honolulu, Hawaii, Helen Wing of Tampa, Fla., and Rachel Valliere and husband, Wayne, of Buzzards Bay, Mass.; and brother, John Shea and wife, Jesse, of Naples, Fla., and Peru.

She was predeceased by her parents; and brothers, Michael and James Shea.

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