June 14, 1915 ~ March 11, 2003
MERIDEN - Albert Richard Arscott, 87, of 31 Sunset Drive, So. Meriden, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at MidState Medical Center. He was the husband for 60 years of Stasia Peczynski Arscott and a resident of So. Meriden for 54 years. Born in Manchester, England, June 14, 1915, he was the son of the late Albert Richard and Jessica Henshall Arscott, Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific on the U.S.S. Terror during World War II and was employed as a welder at the International Silver Company Eyelet Division, retiring in 1980 after 40 years of service. He was a 50-year member of Masonic Center Lodge #97 A.. F. & A. M. and was a former member of the Waterbury Ice Hockey Club. Besides his wife, he is survived by four daughters and two sons-in-law, Alice Ouellette of Meriden, Susan Myers of East Haddam, Brenda and Anthony Suraci of Guilford and Karen and Bruce Franklin of Glastonbury; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Olive O'Dea Kazersky and a brother, Frank H. Arscott. The funeral will be held Sat., March 15 at 10 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Ray Cooley will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. If desired, contributions in Mr. Arscott's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.