Meriden - Margaret Loehner Arnold, 87, formerly of 277 Curtis Street, died Tuesday,October 12,at the Skyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wallingford. She was the wife of the late Frederick Arnold. She was born in Meriden August 18, 1917, a daughter of the late August and Elsie Graham Loehner. She graduated from the Central Connecticut State Teachers College. She taught Elementery School in Portland and Meriden. She was a life long member of the First Baptist Church of Meriden where she served as President of the Ladies Social and Benevolent Society and was a member of Philathea. She taught Sunday school and sang in the chior. She belonged to the Church Women United and she did volunteer work for the American Red Cross. She is survived by two daughters, Janet and Gary Chodkowski of Wallingford, Beth Oliver of Enfield, a son David and Judith Arnold of Suffield, a sister Catherine Johnson of Meriden, three grandchildren, Anna Chodkowski of Wallingford, Sarah Demarest of Wallingford and Lindsay Oliver of Enfield and a great granddaughter, Hailey Dow of Wallingford. A funeral service will be held Thursday, October 14 at 11 am at the Beecher & Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Dr. Robert Prescott-Ezickson will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove. There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O.Box 1004, Meriden, CT. 06450. To send a condolence see obituary at

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