Arlene C. Richardson

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  • "Our condolences to the family of Arlene Richardson."
    - Robert & Mary Rowell
  • "May your fond memories of your Mom help you through this..."
    - Carolyn Bernstein
  • "We will always remember your sweet loving smile. We love..."
    - Barbara & George Clark
  • - Jay Hanson
  • "We love and miss you Mom"
    - Alton and Linda
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Arlene C. Richardson
1923 - 2018
Richardson, 94, died Feb. 27, 2018, at her residence. She was born May 18, 1923, in Harmony, the daughter of Preston and Albra (Foss) Chadbourne. She attended Harmony schools and graduated from Harmony High School, Class of 1940.
Arlene was a member of the Ripley United Methodist Church and was the Sunday school superintendent for many years. She was active in local affairs, including being a 4-H leader for eight years, member and officer of the Ripley Grange, member of the Busy Fingers in Harmony and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She was well-known for her cooking skills. Arlene was a longtime cook at the Ripley and Dexter schools and other facilities, and helped organize and cook for many benefit suppers.
She is survived by five children and their spouses: Sandra and Gary Snowden of Belmont, H. Daniel and Claire Richardson of Skowhegan, Barbara and George Clark of Dover-Foxcroft, Alton and Linda Richardson of Boothbay, and Pat and Wendall Nichols of Canaan; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Arlene was predeceased by two brothers, Almond and Leo Chadbourne; a sister, Myrtle Chipman; a great-grandson, Matt; and a great-great-grandson, Brock.
The family would like to thank MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice for their excellent and compassionate care of Arlene.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Ripley United Methodist Church, with her son, Alton, officiating. Spring burial will be in the Ferndale Cemetery, Ripley. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Those who wish may leave written tributes at:

In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to
MaineGeneral Community Care
10 Water Street, Suite 308
Waterville, ME 04901

Funeral Home
Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Dexter - Dexter
61 Main Street
Dexter, ME 04930
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Published in Central Maine on Mar. 6, 2018