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Anne L. Arnold

July 26, 1924 ~ April 8, 2019 (age 94)

Anne L. Arnold passed away peacefully on April 8th at the age of 94.  She was born July 26, 1924 in Fall River, MA. to Henry and Elizabeth (Kelley) Lord.  Anne served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps until she was old enough to transfer to the US WAVES. After her discharge in 1946 she attended Pembroke College in Brown University, graduating in 1950.  She accepted a position with American Metal Company and then Creole in NYC where she met the love of her life, George. They settled in the home in East Marion that George’s parents had built in 1930. She continued her librarian career as the school librarian at Greenport School from 1964 until she retired in 1986.  Many will remember Anne’s love of giraffes and have seen her collection of over 400 different ones, collected from around the world.

Anne is predeceased by her parents, her husband, seven of eight siblings - Frank Lord, Margaret Macomber, Mary Kilby, Vincent Lord, Helen Janick, Joseph Lord and Veronica Lord.  Her and George’s infant triplets - Jane, Jean and George Jr. also predeceased her. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Richter (Michael); three grandchildren - Nathaniel Richter, Katherine Diamond (Benjamin) and Elizabeth Richter and her great grandson Johnathan Diamond. In addition, her sister, Elizabeth Green, survives as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, April 16th from 3 - 7 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM at St. Agnes RC Church, Greenport with burial following in St. Agnes Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to John’s Place at St. Agnes or Doctors without Borders would be appreciated.



Donations may be made to:

John's Place at St. Agnes RC Church
523 Front St., Greenport NY 11944

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