Iris E. Arsenault, 86

Iris E. Arsenault, 86

LYNN — Iris E. (Guy) Arsenault, age 86, of Lynn, died, peacefully with her children at her side, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 at the Abbott House Nursing and Rehabilitation facility. She was the wife of the late Joseph Robert “Bob” Arsenault.

A lifelong resident of Lynn, Iris was the daughter of the late Ormande and Catherine (Conway) Guy. She attended Lynn schools and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She enjoyed knitting and playing Bingo. Many years ago she had worked at Lynn Hospital and Bed and Bath.

She is survived by her seven children, Ronald Arsenault and his wife Barbara of Raymond, N.H., Robert Arsenault of New Jersey, Gayle Dumont-Cliffe and her husband James of Peabody, Denise Paciulli of Lynn, Donna Goodwin of Lynn, Debra Bragdon of Lynn, and Lisa Goodhue and her husband Jason of Dracut; two brothers, Arthur Guy of Lynn and Howard Guy of New Hampshire; two sisters, Catherine “Kitty” Clark of Princeton and Lorraine Galaydo of Merrimac; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Vicky Marchon, Linda Sutton, Michael Guy, Charles Guy and Patricia Wagner.

Service information: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. in the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923. Directions and guestbook at


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