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Arlene P. (Vella) McDevitt

November 17, 1957 ~ November 10, 2019 (age 61)


Arlene P. McDevitt, age 61, of New Haven passed away on November 10, 2019.  She was the loving wife of Robert McDevitt.  Arlene was born in New Haven, daughter of the late Anthony Vella and Virginia Marro Vella.  She is also survived by her son Jessie McDevitt of New Haven, her sisters Denise O’Brien and Bernadette Vella both of New Haven, Carla (Donald) Miller of FL, her brother Anthony Vella of North Haven and numerous nieces and nephews.  She worked for Good Feet as a sales manager.  Arlene had a passion for dance, in a 30 year span she was a student of Miss Mickey at MicMac and then was the owner and operator of Dance Studios, Dance Unlimited and Kicks Unlimited.  She was also a dance captain in the show band “To Hot to Handle”.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-7pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green, with a life celebration to follow at 7pm.  Interment will be private.

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November 14, 2019

4:00 AM to 7:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

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