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Roscoe Arno HARTLAND – Roscoe W. Arno, 77, passed away January 7, 2008 at Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 17, 1930 at The Forks a son of Nathaniel and Clara (Powell) Arno. He attended schools in Madison and graduated from Madison High School. Roscoe was employed at Ray’s Dairy in Madison and Irving Tanning Company for 38 years. He served as a member of the Board of Directors for SAD #48 for several years. He was a member of the Grace Linn Memorial United Methodist Church and a member of the Community Couples Club. Roscoe’s favorite sport was hunting. He always looked forward to the month of November and spending his spare time at the “South Forty”, Don Hollister’s hunting camp, with Don, the Towle family and Roscoe’s son Craig. Roscoe loved life, especially his four granddaughters and their pets.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia (Scribner) Arno of Hartland, one son, Craig Arno and wife Joan and their daughters Jill and Amy, all of Palmyra. His daughter, Vicki Connell, who predeceased him left her daughters, Kristi Connell and fiancé Aaron Bartlett of Hartland, Dara (Connell) Sargent and husband Jeffrey of Bucksport; his brothers, Leslie of Clarksville, Ark, Rodney and wife Lena of East Madison, and Roland of Turner; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his daughter Vicki of Hartland, he was predeceased by a brother, Earl Arno of Windsor Locks, CT.

A memorial service will be held 2 PM Saturday, January 12th, at Grace Linn Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ellen Bridge officiating. Spring interment will be in the family lot, Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Grace Linn Memorial United Methodist Church, 8 Seekins Street, Hartland, ME 04943. Those who wish may express their condolences at

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