Alfred Edwin Arkell

April 4, 1926January 6, 2012

Alfred Edwin Arkell, 85 of Homosassa, FL died Fri., Jan. 6, 2012 at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto. He was born April 4, 1926 in Portsmouth, NH, son of the late Charles E. and Freda M. (Tully) Arkell He graduated from Central High Scholl of Bridgeport in 1943 and received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bridgeport in 1951. He retired as an Data Control Coordinator for Philips Medical Systems in Shelton, CT. Mr. Arkell was a Navy veteran of WWII, member St Benedict Catholic Church of Crystal River, Citrus Neighbor Hood Watch, American Legion Post 155, VFW Post 8189 and also enjoyed fishing. Alfred is survived by his wife of 60 years Norma F. Arkell of Homosassa; sons Kenneth C. (Lisa) Arkell of Charlestown, NH and James A. (Dianna) Arkell of Homosassa; daughter Judith A. Ozment of Homosassa; brother Thomas R. Arkell of Brentwood, NH; 4 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and 4 step-great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at St Benedict Catholic Church with Fr. Ryszard Stradomski celebrant. Burial will follow at Florida National Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 3 pm until 5 pm, Wednesday at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs, FL. In lieu of Flowers donations may be given to Hospice of Citrus County, 3264 W. Audubon Path, Lecanto, FL 34461.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, January 12, 2012
  • Friends Received Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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jud & jeannine Boardman

January 12, 2012

A wonderful person always enjoyed talking to him whether at church or walking in the park.

January 10, 2012

Enjoyed talking on our walks around the park. He will be greatly missed.

William & Eileen Brown

Peter Hornish

January 10, 2012

I always looked forward to your visits with the family. I have so many fond memories of our time together . I will miss you


January 10, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

January 10, 2012

I always enjoyed talking to you on
your walks arround the park. May you
rest in peace. Ex neighbor.
Shirley Duesler and Missy

January 10, 2012

The entire Arkell family will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks. May God bless each of you and guide you through this difficult time.
Jerry and Pat Gneckow

richard e. stanard

January 9, 2012

regretfully i must keep a medical app't already scheduled conflicting with this service on the 12th...we will miss you al and will keep you and your family in my prayers for safe keeping

Staff of Wilder Funeral Home

January 9, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.