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Obituary for Janice R. Arsenault (Ralph)

Janice Ralph Arsenault, 91, of Waldoboro, passed away peacefully at her home on November 25, 2023 with her loving family by her side. Janice was born on September 15, 1932 to Willis Alonzo Ralph and Gertrude Theresa (Burns) Ralph.

Janice grew up in Waldoboro and attended local schools. She graduated from Waldoboro High School class of 1950.

Janice would meet her future husband, John Arsenault, while working as a waitress in Christmas Cove. They married in 1950.

Janice worked for a brief time at Sylvania, sold clothing with Dutchmaid, Yellow Front in Damariscotta and Spear’s Farm.

Janice enjoyed folk art painting, singing and dancing. She also loved going on the “Flying Passage” boat with her family.

Janice was an independent, strong, practical hardworking woman. She was also very blunt and matter of fact.

Janice was predeceased by her parents, her husband in 2006, her brother Roger Ralph and grandson Anthony Creamer.

Janice is survived by son John Arsenault and wife Heidi of Tenants Harbor, daughters Stephanie Cordle and husband Dale of Victoria, Virginia, Angela Creamer and husband Robert of Waldoboro and Johnna Scott and husband Brian of Waldoboro, sisters Bonnie Orff and husband Roger of Jefferson and Gail Howard of Florida, grandchildren Nicole Arsenault of British Columbia, Phillip Arsenault of Jefferson, Eric Arsenault of Massachusetts, Daniel Arsenault of Warren, Cody Arsenault of Tenants Harbor, Josh Cordle of Virginia, Jeremy Creamer of Waldoboro, Michael Creamer of Waldoboro, Shawna Scott of Waldoboro, Robert Creamer Jr. of Waldoboro, and Daisy Creamer of South Berwick along with several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be a time of visitation on December 9, 2023 from 10-11am with a memorial service following at 11am. There will be a burial directly following the memorial service in Orff’s Corner Cemetery in Waldoboro.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Waldoboro. To extend online condolences, light a candle for Janice or to share a picture or story, please visit Janice’s Book of Memories at