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Colette L. Arnold
October 05, 2019


BEDFORD – Colette L. (nee Prud’homme) Arnold, 51, of Bedford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 5, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Colette was born in Manchester, daughter of Lucille and Raymond Prud’homme. She was a dedicated elementary school teacher, first in Pembroke and then in Londonderry. She spent the past 18 years, along with her husband, raising two incredible sons. Affectionately known to her family as the Queen of Hearts, Colette was cherished and loved by all who knew her.

Immediate family members include her husband of 25 wonderful years, Paul Arnold of Bedford; her sons, Grant and Nolan; her mother and father, Lucille and Raymond Prud’homme of Manchester; her sister and brother-in-law, Denise and Philip Bolton of O’Fallon, IL; her brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Linda Prud’homme of Goffstown; and her brother, Robert Prud’homme of Bedford.

The family thanks all of the wonderful and tireless caregivers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and Londonderry; the Elliot Regional Cancer Center in Manchester; the VNA of Manchester & Southern NH; the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House; as well as her loving family and friends who spent countless hours by her side during her battle.

SERVICES: Visitation will be on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 4 – 7 pm at J. N. Boufford & Sons Funeral Home, 110 Bridge Street in Manchester. Her funeral service will be on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10 am at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 190 Meetinghouse Road in Bedford. She will be laid to rest at Mount Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Road in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to VNA of Manchester and Southern NH, 1070 Holt Ave., Unit 4, Manchester, NH 03109.

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J. N. Boufford & Sons Funeral Home
110 Bridge Street
Manchester, NH 03101
603-625-6436 / 603-625-8234