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Obituary for Arnold R. Cluff


Arnold R. Cluff, 85 years, died Wednesday June 24, 2020 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, ME surrounded by family side after a brief illness.

Arnold was born in Biddeford, Maine on January 14, 1935 a son of Nahum and Charlotte Montgomery Cluff and attended Kennebunkport Schools.

Arnold was employed by R. Longley Philbrick and Sons Builders of Kennebunkport as carpenter for over 40 years, retired in 1980’s. During his retirement, he was self employed carpentry for several years and also traveled to Nova Scotia, Canada and Florida. He enjoyed watching lobster boats coming in and out of Government’s Wharf of Kennebunkport for many years.

Arnold loved family events and was happiest when his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were with him. He loved family cookouts and taking care of his grandchildren. He enjoyed camping in Houlton, ME.

In addition to his parents, Arnold was predeceased by his wife Ann (Clough) Cluff who died in 2018 and his siblings, John Cluff, Alecia Gomez and Shirley Davis.

Arnold is lovingly remembered by his children, Robert (Bob) Stuart, James Cluff and Rebecca Gosselin and her husband, Ray; his sister Margaret McLeod of Wells ; his grandchildren, Greg, David, Trisha, Olivia, Chad and Katrina and her husband, Doug; his great grandchildren, Kyle, Danielle, Kristopher, Taylor Rose, Thomas, Alivia and Tanner ; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service will be held at 2 PM Tuesday June 30, 2020 at Arundel Cemetery North Street Kennebunkport, Maine with Reverend Carolyn Lambert officiating. Those in attendance are encouraged to wear masks and social distancing measures will be in place.

Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to:

Kennebunkport Public Health Services
PO Box 566, 6 Elm Street, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Arnold’s Book of Memories page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.