Dave Arsenault Obituary
In Loving Memory of

David James Arsenault

1960 - 2022

Obituary of David James Arsenault

With utter shock, disbelief and shattered hearts we announce the passing of our beloved David "Dave" Arsenault on Friday, September 9, 2022. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 42 years, Rose (née Del-Giacco), their loving children, Chris (Vicki) and Crystal, his cherished grandchildren, Clara, Alexander, Luca, and Sofia. His childhood memories will be kept alive by his siblings, Judy Bernard (John), Paul (Sandra), Patsy Bernard (Dennis), Barb Cutts (Frank) and Kim, brothers-in-law Tony (Debbie) and Robbie (Josephine), his sister-in-law Elena Kasper and his many nieces, nephews and cousins. Dave was greeted on the other side by his parents Doris and Albert Arsenault, his sister Gloria as well as his parents-in-law Susan and Albert Del-Giacco and brother-in-law Kurt Kasper. Dave will be extremely missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him but especially by his best friend and riding partner, Dave Duffy.

Dave served as a volunteer firefighter for the town of Chippawa for decades and has also worked for the City of Niagara Falls. He was a social butterfly and would give the shirt off his back to anyone. A selfless family man that left no question as to who was most important to him. He enjoyed motorcycle rides with the club and just single rides with Dave. He played many sports in his youth and always looked forward to the Ball Tournament at the Chippawa Fire Hall.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133) A Celebration of Dave's Life will take place on Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 12:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m at The Chippawa Fire Hall. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Dave's memory to Lincoln County Humane Society or to Sick Kids Hospital. Online condolences may be shared on Dave's tribute page found at EssentilasNiagara.com.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date: September 18, 2022
Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: The Chippawa Fire Hall
8696 Banting Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON

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5 days ago

Another of the good guys gone too soon. Say Hi to my Mom & give her a hug for me Dave, she loved you.
Dear Rose & family I am so sorry for your loss, other than that words fail me xoxox

Tom and Debbie Graham
8 days ago

Rose I have no words that will give you solice with this great loss. Even though I hadn’t seen Dave in some time I always know that it would have been like yesterday when we did meet up.
To you and your Family we send our prayers and love.

Dianna Dawson(Chase)
9 days ago

To Rose and all, please accept my deepest sympathy.

Dave Mallett
9 days ago

Rose so very sorry to hear of Daves passing. So many fun memories of both of you at Midtown. My thoughts are with you at this Time.

Last edited 9 days ago by Dave Mallett
Donna and Chris Halliday
9 days ago

We are so sorry for your loss Rose. Dave was an amazing man. He was always there to help others. You couldn’t help but smile when he did. He will always be remembered with great fondness.

10 days ago

Rose, I am so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. He was a wonderful man. I have many fun memories from many years ago. My heart breaks for all of you💔. My prayers are with you at this time.

Joe Quaranto
11 days ago

Very sorry for your loss. My condolences to the family

Wally and Cheryl Cutts
11 days ago

Our Sincere Condolences to all of the Arsenault’s and their Extended Families Our Thoughts are with you. May you find Peace in knowing that you have Many Family and Friends to Support you through this Difficult time. Rest in Peace Dave

Harry and Mary Price
11 days ago

Dear Rose and family, we were shocked and saddened to hear of Dave’s passing. What a sad and senseless situation, something that never should have happened. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Elaine & Phil
11 days ago

We were shocked and so sad to hear of Dave’s passing. He has been our neighbour and friend for years and we will miss his wave and chats whenever we were outside. He was always ready to lend a helping hand and make us laugh. Our hearts go out to you Rose , Crystal, Chris and the precious grandkids.

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Shirley Fisher
11 days ago

Condolences to the family

Norm and Darlene Seebach
11 days ago

Rose Chris Vicki and Crystal. Words cannot express the shock of Dave’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Norm and Darlene Seebach

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Pat and Rick Irish
12 days ago

Dear Rose and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Dave was such a wonderful, fun person. We will always remember him.

Gord and Marilyn Chase
12 days ago

Rose, Chris Crystal our heartfelt thoughts are with you. Dave served Chippawa firefighting with strength and dedication, many proud memories, may he be at rest

Maureen Davis
12 days ago

Dear Rose, Chris, Crystal and families,
I was just speaking with Crystal a few days before this tragedy. Thinking of all of you as you face the tough days ahead.

Judy Krieg
12 days ago

Rose, Chris, Crystal & Family I am very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

12 days ago

To the entire Arsenault Family. You do not know me, but please accept my heartfelt condolences on the unnecessary passing of your beloved David. I could not help but notice that you were honest with respect to the reason for your beloved Dave’s untimely passing. He was truly failed by our abhorrent health care system and I am so sorry. I did not know David, but it was a beautiful obituary and I can feel what a wonderful man he was. Your family is all in my thoughts and prayers at this time during your heartbreaking, preventable loss.

Lynn and Frank Lische
12 days ago

We would like to send out deepest heartfelt condolences to Rose, Chris, Crystal and Family. Dave was an amazing man! His great smile and sense of humor will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. Ride free in heaven Dave! 💞

DeVries family
12 days ago

Rose, Chris and Crystal our hearts are broken for you all. Such a great man so full of love, happiness to all. Our prayers are with you all.

Gloria Cousineau, Dave Barnes.
12 days ago

So, so sorry to hear this sad news. My heart aches for you. He was a wonderful man.

Jennifer Kuyvenhoven
12 days ago

Ride fast and free with Lou !!

Jennifer Kuyvenhoven
12 days ago

Rose, my heart breaks for you. RIP Fester!

Sharon Moodie
12 days ago

So very sorry for your loss.May Dave rest in Peace

Bob & Debi Provost
12 days ago

Rose and family, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you all at this very difficult time.

Earl and Patsy Gilson
12 days ago

Our deepest condolences to you Rose and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Hold all the great memories close to your heart.

The Lococos
12 days ago

Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you during this most difficult time. This is the most shocking and sad news. We are so very sorry.
Chris & Andrea 💔

Sherry Margettie
12 days ago

Soo sorry for your loss, Deepest condolences to all of you, He was an amazing man, Thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

Last edited 12 days ago by Sherry Margettie
Nickerson Laurie
12 days ago

So very sorry for your tremendous loss..Dave was an amazing guy with a fantastic personality..Always a good laugh and conversation when we chatted…He definitely loved his family more than anything in the world..He was definitely one of the good ones and will be missed..RIP Dave..Fly high with the angels..

james and alice burke
12 days ago

our condolence sorry for your loss we are going away but we are coming back sunday might be there

John Chiodo
12 days ago

Rose and family, my deepest condolences to you all. I will miss Dave alot. He was a great man and a great friend and had a great sense of humor. We had alot of great times working together for all those years. Dave you will always be missed and thought of, rest in peace buddy. 🙏

Jeannie and Ray Berke
12 days ago

Rose and family
Our thoughts and prayers for you all.We pray for strength and healing. Dave will be missed by all that knew him

Shirley Melmoth
12 days ago

Rose and Crystal I’m so sorry for your loss! I was shocked to see this because they have come so far with heart medication.
Tom and I send our love and are definitely thinking of you at this time.❤️

Jerry & Mary Grandits
12 days ago

We are thinking of you at this very difficult time with our deepest sympathies

Krystal Arneill
12 days ago

Just wanna take the time to give my condolences to the family and friends Dave was a great guy I meet Dave when I was bowling with my mom and step dad I’m glad to have had him in my life may have been many years since saw him again sorry for everyone loss 🙏🫂❤️

Wanda and Lee Vanhorn
12 days ago

Rose,so very sorry to hear of Dave’s passing..Lee and I send our deepest sympathies to you and your family.He was a great guy and we shall all miss him very much.

Brenda Desson
12 days ago

So sorry for your loss. No words can describe the feeling of losing a loved one. Your strength and memories will help you through this most difficult time. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Andrew Vescio
12 days ago

Condolences to the entire Arsenault Family. I had the privilege of working with Dave last year at the City and he was such and incredible, hard working, and overall a great man, he will be missed.

Betty Clark
12 days ago

So sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

12 days ago

Rose , Crystal & family
My condolences, I cannot believe I’m seeing this. I will miss seeing and talking to Dave in the pharmacy. Was always a pleasure seeing you both.
Wishing you many fond memories and strength in the days ahead.
Thinking of you Anne from Boggios

Duke Storm
12 days ago

Dave was a pleasure to work with ! He always came to work with a good sense a humour!
My sincere Condolences to the whole Family!

Michelle Bernard
12 days ago

Rose, Chris, Crystal,
I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking about you during this difficult time, and sending love and my condolences.

Laurie kent
12 days ago

Rose I am so sad for your loss please take care of yourself at this time.
My condolences to you and your family. Xo

Mary Sica
12 days ago

I’m so sorry for your loss.
Thinking about u and your family during this very difficult time.


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