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VAN BUREN - Theresa M. Arsenault, 88, died peacefully Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at a Van Buren healthcare facility. She was born December 1, 1926 in Van Buren, a daughter of the late Maurice and Rowena (Paradis) Lagasse.

Theresa worked as a seamstress and order fulfiller for over 37 years with Industrial Uniform, Bridgeport, CT. Following her retirement, she returned to her hometown of Van Buren where she was a parishioner of St. Bruno-St. Remi Church. She loved caring for her cats and attended to several stray cats around her apartment. She was a simple, quiet woman who enjoyed her independence but always enjoyed a good game of cards with her family.

She is survived by: a step daughter, Joan Brogon; special nephew whom oversaw her care for many years, Michael Lagasse and his wife Rena of Limestone; special niece and nephew who enjoyed keeping in touch with her Aunt Theresa, Nancy Smith and Robert Vosburg, both of California; many nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Theresa is predeceased by her first husband Henry Lagasse in 1969, her second husband Wallace Arsenault in 1971, a sister Angela Vosburg in 2013, and a brother Gerard G. Lagasse in 1988.

A Mass Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church, Van Buren. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa's name may be made to: Halfway Home Pet Rescue- Feline Rescue, PO Box 488, Caribou, ME 04736. To share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com
Published on  September 10, 2015
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