, Salem, MA

October 4, 2012

Richard P. Arnold, 56

Norwell — Richard P. Arnold, age 56, of Norwell, passed away on October 2. Son of the late John and Nancy Arnold, Richard was president of H.H. Arnold Co., Inc. in Rockland. Richard was an avid skier, sailor and outdoorsman who lived life to the fullest. He will be remembered fondly by all those whose lives he touched.

Richard leaves his beloved wife Carol (Christopher) Arnold; his daughter Alicia Durfee and husband Jay of Hanover; his daughter Rachel Arnold of Venice Beach, Calif,; his sister Stephanie Arnold of Intervale, N.H.; his brother Jack Arnold and wife Kelly (children John and Richard) of Scituate; his brother Bill Arnold and wife Mary (children Kelsey and James) of Norwell, and his nieces and nephews. Richard is also survived by his stepmother, Lois (Sewall) Arnold of Norwell.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held Friday, October 5 from 4-8 p.m. at McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 30 Central St., Norwell. A Memorial Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 6, at 11 a.m. at the Scituate Harbor Yacht Club, 84 Jericho Road, Scituate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Richard's name to the Satuit Boat Club Jr. Sailing Program (Satuit Boat Club, P.O. Box 264, Scituate, MA 02066) or The Trustees of Reservations (c/o Advancement Office, 572 Essex St, Beverly, MA 01915). For more information, please visit