Arlene Waddell

Arlene C. Waddell

Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Arlene C. Waddell, 79, beloved wife for 61 years of Ronald E. Waddell, of Robin Street, Pawcatuck, passed away at the Westerly Hospital on Sunday June 9, 2019.

Born in Orono, ME, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Evangeline Corneil.

Arlene was a loving home maker and her family was by far the most important facet of her life. She especially enjoyed watching the grandchildren & great grandchildren’s sporting events.

In addition to her husband, she will be dearly missed by her children, Terry Bates and husband John, Jill Lanphere and husband Steve all of Pawcatuck, CT and Lisa Waddell of Norwich, CT. Arlene also leaves her sister Janet Corneil of Freeport, ME. She also leaves five grandchildren, Nicholas & Kathryn Blanco, Christopher Blanco, Joe & Kayla Babin, Nicole & Kris Fisher and Ross Burgess, as well as seven great grandchildren, Chase, Cora, JJ, Annabella, Ariya, Grayson and Kaiden. She also leaves six step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Arlene was predeceased by her brother Bernard Corneil, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 PM at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce Street, Westerly, RI. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 14, 12 noon, at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, RI.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Friday, June 14th, 2019 12:00pm
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    River Bend Cemetery
    117 Beach Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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Posted at 08:49am
Terry, (and the whole Waddell Family) - I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was one of the sweetest women I know. Always so kind to everyone. She will be missed very much. If there is anything you need please don't hesitate to ask. Thinking of you all. Love you - Sandy Planchon

The Kaiser Family

Posted at 07:24pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are here for you if you need anything. Our utmost sympathies to your family.
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