Land O’Lakes, FL - Lucille M. “Mimi” Arcand, 97, of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on February 12, 1919 to Arthur and Lucy (Masse) Desilets.
Mimi was a proud military wife of her late husband, of 27 years, Arthur E. Arcand who died in 1972. Being a military wife allowed her to live in Europe, Bangkok, Thailand and many places throughout the United States.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Land O' Lakes.
Mimi loved to bake and was always knitting and crocheting. She also enjoyed line dancing at the Senior Community Center in Plainville, MA.
Mimi is survived by her three sons, Dennis and his wife, Catherine, Robert and his wife, Sue and Michael; one daughter, Pamela and her husband, James Gualtieri; 11 grandchildren, Julia, Peter, Linda, Michael, Lisa, Andrea, Andrew, Christine, Shelly, Nicole and Alana; eight great grandchildren, Derrick, Eyra, Juniper, Charlie, James, Laurel, June and Gabriel; one sister, Eileen Parent.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 4-7pm at the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove St., North Attleboro. A prayer service will be held at the beginning of visitation at 4 p.m. A funeral will be held from the funeral hom on Thursday, October 13 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at the St. Mary’s Church, 14 Park St., North Attleboro, at 10 a.m. immediately followed by a burial at the Notre Dame Cemetery 359 Daggett Ave., Pawtucket, RI.