Michele passed away on November 9th, 2019 at her home in Port St. Lucie, Florida surrounded with her loving family.
Michele was born in Portland, Maine the daughter of Celia and Michael Perry. She moved to Kingston with her family in 1957. She attended St. Mary's School and graduated from Kingston High School, Class of 1972. She worked for New York Telephone company and eventually followed her dreams to St. Petersburg, Florida where she met her husband, Michael Arnold. They moved to Naples, Florida where Michele sold real estate and eventually went back to school to become a nursery school teacher. She loved her job and made an effort to be sure each child knew they were special. Michael and Michele had one son, Colin.
Eventually they moved back to the northeast for a new job position and Michele worked for United Healthcare Customer Service for over 10 years, but her heart never lost its desire to go home to Florida which she finally did do in 2018. She loved the weather and living close to her son but eventually became ill and fought a courageous battle with cancer. She never gave up.
She is survived by her sister Sharon and husband Thomas Daley. Her brother Michael and wife Brenda Perry, her nieces, Diana, Brittany and Alexa whom she deeply loved and was so proud of and her great nieces and nephews Greyson and Ella Daley (mother Tracy) and Aubrey and Brayden Hoffstatter (father Aaron) whom she loved and played with whenever they were around.
She was predeceased by her husband Michael Arnold, her dad, Michael Perry and nephew Anthony Daley.
A memorial mass will be celebrated for her and her mother Celia E. Perry who passed away December 9th, 2020, on August 5th, 2021 at St. Mary's/ St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church at 11:00am.