IN MEMORIAM: Katherine Roberts Hale Arnold

by Jane Ahrens

Mystic, CT: Katherine (Kiki) Roberts Hale Arnold, 89, of Mystic, formerly of Longmeadow, MA and Enfield, CT, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Boston, MA, October 11, 1925, the daughter of George and Helen Monroe Roberts. She was a graduate of the former Classical High School and Westbrook Junior College. She was predeceased by her husbands C. William Hale, Jr. in 1985, and Hendrick Kip Arnold in 2002, and her sister Charlotte Hubbard.

Mrs. Arnold enjoyed summering at Fishers Island. She was active in the Faith United Church; Child and Family Services; Chestnut Knoll and Rachel’s Table.

She is survived by a son Richard F. Hale and his wife Rebecca of New London, and a daughter Laura H. Clingenpeel and her husband Scott of Mystic. She has four grandchildren, Becky, Molly, and Andrew Clingenpeel, and Justin Fisher.

Kiki Porch

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum, P.O. Box 554, Fishers Island, NY 06390.

A memorial service will be held in mid-May. The Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home of New London is assisting the family.

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USCG Eagle passing the Race early morning March 18, 2023 on her return from the Chesapeake Bay . Photo Credit Marlin Bloethe

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