Sturbridge...Karen Lee (Farnham) Arcoite, 78, a longtime resident of Sturbridge, died July 12, 2021, at The Overlook in Charlton. She leaves her husband of 33 years, Ernest J. "Ernie" Arcoite, Jr.
She also leaves 3 sons Keith Lachapelle of Southbridge, Brian Arcoite of Southbridge, Bradley Arcoite of Holland, and 2 daughters Kristine Tourtellotte of Sturbridge, and Tammy Rousseau. She was predeceased by 2 children Kim Boutelle, and Kyle Robbins, 4 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Karen was born in Boston, May 21, 1943, daughter of the late Paul W. and Theodora (Blodgett) Farnham, and lived here most of her life. She retired from the American Optical Co. where worked as a buyer for many years. She and her husband owned and operated KE Farm Maple Sugarhouse & greenhouse where they grew beautiful flowers..
She loved working the greenhouse, spending time with family and friends, and will especially miss her dog "Pookie"
Private services will be held. Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge is assisting the family.