May 4, 1932March 1, 2018

Richard Emil “Dick” Arndt, 85 of Cromwell, CT, passed away on Thursday, March 1, after a long illness. Born in Bristol, CT on May 4, 1932, he was the son of the late Donald (Daniel) Arndt and Anna Elizabeth (Wahl) Arndt of New Britain. He served in the U.S Army during the Korean War and was a manager of Import/Export Distribution at Heublein, Inc. in Hartford, CT. He was a long time resident of Plainville, CT. Retiring in 1988, Dick and his wife, Raymonde, moved to Orlando, FL, before returning to Connecticut in 2007. He was predeceased by his sister Martha (Arndt) DonAroma in 1985 and a special niece Linda Ann (DonAroma) Thibodeau in 2007.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Raymonde Marcelle (Deveault) Arndt of Cromwell, CT; his son and daughter-in-law Brian and Marcia (Marnel) Arndt of Southington, CT; his two grandsons Daniel Richard Arndt of Coventry, CT and Christopher Arndt of Orlando, FL and his favorite nephew Paul DonAroma and Joan Avery of Hebron, CT.

The family wishes to sincerely thank the staff at Pilgrim Manor and Covenant Village in Cromwell for the kindness and attentiveness provided while in their care.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain CT 06053. Burial will take place in Florida at a later date and with the convenience of the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit


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Morgan & Bev Deveault

March 4, 2018

So sorry to hear that Uncle Richard has passed. My sincerest condolences. Our prayers are with you. We love you all.
Morgan and Bev