At the Charlotte County Hospital on Friday, May 4, 2018, Bessie Mary (Carter)  Arseneau, wife of the late J. Andrew Arseneau, formerly of Moore’s Mills, NB. Born in Tower Hill, she is the daughter of the late Arthur and Sarah (McLaughlin) Carter.

Bessie is survived by her son, Ronald (Shirlene) of Fredericton, NB; daughter, Ellen McGlinchey (Jeff) of Oak Hill, NB; grandchildren, Sarah (Jordan) and Justin (Kayla).

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Bessie was predeceased by her husband Andrew, brothers John, Freeman and Charles, and sisters Florence and Margaret. 

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, May 8 at 2 p.m., at Holy Rosary Church. Rev. Fr. Suresh Savariraj as celebrant. The church choir was in attendance, accompanied by organist Joyce Walker. Active pallbearers were Robert Carter, Art Carter, Roy Mofford, Jordan Kelly, James McGlinchey and Mike Russell. A reception immediately followed in the parish hall. The interment took place in Milltown Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at

Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys’ Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2.