In Memoriam

Patricia ‘Patsy’ Arsenault


A Memorial Mass was celebrated on Friday, Feb. 5, at St. Elizabeth, Richmond, for Patricia “Patsy” Arsenault. Mrs. Arsenault, 87, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22.

She is survived by her children: Lori (Sherman) Gorbis; Father Jim Arsenault, pastor of St. Elizabeth Parish, Richmond; and Tom (Jackie) Arsenault. She is further survived by five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Allard; and sister-in-law, Marian (Walter) Tarnowski.

Mrs. Arsenault was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Anna Adams; her husband of 64 years, James; a sister, Marguerite; and a brother, Tom.

Thomas ‘Tom’ R. Golden


A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Holy Cross, Lynchburg, for Thomas “Tom” R. Golden. Mr. Golden, 85, passed away on Friday, Jan. 29.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia, and by six children: Thomas Barry Golden (Jackie); Vanessa Cooper (David); Teresa Marie Golden; Jennifer Bell (Ed); Msgr. Patrick Dupree Golden, pastor of Our Lady of Nazareth, Roanoke; and Richard Kelly Golden (Wendy). He is further survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Golden was preceded in death by his parents, Leo Joseph and Julia Alma Mullins Golden, and by a brother, Leo J. Golden.

He was devoted to his faith and family, and was a longtime, faithful member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.

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