Janice R. Arsenault

May 10, 1950 - February 16, 2017
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Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home
Rev. Michael A. Kelley
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Janice R. (Charpentier) Arsenault, 66, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 16, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Born in Woonsocket, RI on May 10, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Rene and Anita (Dussault) Charpentier.  She was resident of the greater Springfield area for 40 years.  Janice dedicated her life to teaching children, first in her home day care and later at The Kid’s Place and Immaculate Conception School before retiring from St. Mary’s Academy in Longmeadow.  She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Ludlow.


Janice enjoyed spending time with her family and volunteering with her church community.


She leaves her husband of 44 years, Paul E. Arsenault of Indian Orchard; three daughters, Jennifer Howe (Todd) of Huntersville, NC; Beth Giddings (Dean) of Kannapolis, NC and Stacy Arsenault of Indian Orchard; and a son Keith Arsenault and his girlfriend Tierney VanderVoort of Cromwell, CT; her sister Paulette Jolicoeur (Lucien) of Glendale, RI and her brother, Paul Charpentier (Kathi) of Broomfield, CO. Janice also leaves her 5 beloved grandchildren Emily, Morgan, Brooke, Tyler and Molly as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Monday, February 20, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM.

Service Information

Funeral services celebrating Janice’s life will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in St. Elizabeth’s Parish, Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA.

Cemetery Information

Burial will be Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1:30 PM in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Wrentham Road, Bellingham, MA.

Donation Information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Academy, 56 Hopkins Place, Longmeadow, MA 01106.


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Born: May 10, 1950
Died: February 16, 2017

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Rev. Michael A. Kelley posted on 2/21/17

I am glad I can offer some condolence for the family of Janice by having committal prayers at the cemetery. May she rest in God's Peace. Fr. Michael Kelley


Andrew & Maureen Brown posted on 2/20/17

Paul & beautiful family, we are holding you all in prayer. Jan was a remarkable woman of faith. Her quiet strength and steadfast love for all of you was wonderful to behold. We are blessed to have shared in her joy for Life. XOXO


John and Diane posted on 2/19/17

Dear Paul and kids...so so sorry to hear about Jan...we are in Florida so will miss the funeral...u r all.in our prayers


debbie fitzpatrick and melissa fitzpatrick posted on 2/19/17

Truly sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.


lee hamel posted on 2/19/17

I am so sorry to her about Janice passing, my condolences to all ,she was a special lady, we had a lot of good time together. god bless lee hamel


Margaret Lavoie posted on 2/19/17

so sorry for your loss, I know how happy you all are as a family and I know she will be sadly missed...Know our prayers are with you ....Sincerely Doug Fuller and Maggie Lavoie


Megan Cahill Morris posted on 2/19/17

To the Howe and Arsenault families, my deepest sympathies for your loss. Praying for peace for you all.


Nikki Tremblay posted on 2/18/17

She was such a caring person. She was gifted with more patience than most! I remember sleeping over & her getting up in the middle of the night to play play-doh with me when I couldn't sleep! I will miss her more than words can say. Love you all.


Sherry (Dorn) Johnson posted on 2/18/17

I am so sorry for your loss. You were great neighbors for several years and I watched as Jan guided all her children to be great people. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


Kathy Mullins posted on 2/18/17

Paul I am very sorry to learn of Jan's passing. My condolences to you and your family. Love Kathy Mullins


Barb Windoloski posted on 2/17/17

So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Prayers to you all. Keep those happy memories alive in her honor !