BARRE- Christopher M. Arnold, age 47, passed away after an illness on Tuesday August 27, 2019 at UMass Memorial Medical Center.
He was born on July 18, 1972 in Key West,FL. Christopher attended St. Bernard High School in Uncasville, CT and the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He had a 25 year career as an IT Risk Management consultant, working at Tufts University, MassMutual Insurance, Ernst and Young, and most recently at United Healthcare.
Christopher is survived by his wife Carrie J. (Riendeau) Arnold of Barre and their four children Colin, Liam, Eamon and Sadie; his parents Edgar and Ellen (Archambault) Arnold; a brother, Patrick Arnold of Leo, IN; his grandmother Barbara Arnold of Brown City, MI; many aunts; uncles; cousins; nieces and nephews.
Christopher was a gourmet cook, an avid reader and movie buff, and traveled extensively for work and pleasure. In recent years, Christopher could always be found cheering on his kids from the sidelines of their many sporting events. He also volunteered as the treasurer of the Quabbin Youth Soccer Association for many years.
Friends and family are invited to attend memorial calling hours for Christopher on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 4-6PM in Pillsbury Funeral Home, 96 South Barre Rd. Barre. All are welcome at a reception to follow at 221 Cut Off Road, Barre. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Christopher’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.org