Barbara was born and raised in Melrose. She was a homemaker and the loving daughter of the late Charles and Julia (Mulligan) Robinson.
Barbara was the beloved wife of the late George Arsenault. She was also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at the Wyoming Cemetery, 205 Sylvan St., Melrose on Friday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. Visiting hours in the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose, prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Toys for Tots, 23 Drydock Ave., Boston MA 02210.
To sign online condolence visit www.gatelyfh.com.