December 13, 1924 ~ March 24, 2014
Alyce Marie VanArsdale, age 89, of Hamden, passed away on March 24, 2014 in St. Raphael Hospital. Alyce was the widow of John VanArsdale, Sr. Born in New Haven on December 13, 1924 she was a daughter of the late James & Ella Beauton O'Neil. She is survived by her daughters, Ellen Peters & her husband Conrad of Hampton, Pamela Whelan & her husband Jack of Hamden and Nancy Kuchar & her husband Edward of West Granby; her son Jack VanArsdale & his wife Susan of Oxford; grandchildren, Tony & Daniel Peters, Colby , Pat & Sean Whelan, EJ, Alicia & Jonathan Kuchar and Jack & Michael VanArsdale and 3 great grandchildren. Alyce was predeceased by her grandson Ryan Whelan; her sisters Helen & Florence O'Neil and her brothers Walter, Thomas, Robert, Raymond Edward & George O'Neil. Alyce retired from the Adminission Department at Albertus Magnus College. She was the longest member at the Paradise Country Club in Hamden. Friends may attend her funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Friday at 9:15 AM followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Rita Church, Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may also visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Entombment will take place in All Saint's Mausoleum in North Haven. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Ryan Whelan Scholarship Fund, Rumsey Hall School, 201 Romford Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.