Arlene J. (Poggi) Higgins

  • Born: May 5, 1939
  • Died: August 25, 2018
  • Location: Freetown, formerly of Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Arlene by adding your memories and photos.

Arlene J. (Poggi) Higgins, 79, died Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Ralph F. Higgins. Born and raised in Dorchester, she was a longtime resident of Stoughton before moving to Sharon in 2004. She was a resident of Freetown for the past 2 years. Mrs. Higgins was a graduate of Boston Schools and Bristol Community College School of Nursing. She worked as a registered Nurse at the Goddard Hospital and later at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton and retired in 1996. She was a devoted and dedicated grandmother, who, in her free time, enjoyed swimming, collecting Beanie Babies and going on cruises.

Mrs. Higgins was the mother of Elizabeth J. Snell of E. Freetown and the late Donna M. Reis and Kristine A. Ledwell. She was the sister of Robert Poggi of VA and Joseph Poggi of Quincy. She was the beloved "Grammy" of Christopher Reis, Amanda Fenton, James Fenton, Jr. Angela E. Fenton, Katelyn K. Snell and Megan E. Snell-Maharjan.

Funeral Prayers will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rt. 27) Stoughton on Thursday, August 30 at 11 AM. Visiting Hours prior to the Prayers from 9-11 AM. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donation in Arlene's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, POB 758571, Topeka, KS 66675.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Family and Friends,
Im sorry for your loss. As the days pass , missing your loved one will be greater at times. But with the many prayers and thoughts from others will help you get through the difficult days ahead.
May the God who binds up the broken-hearted comfort all who mourn and sustain your family.
Isaiah 61:1,2
-with heartfelt sympathy

Posted by Mrs. F    September 17, 2018

Please accept my condolences during your time of great sadness. May you cherish fond memories to cope with the pain from day to day. Take note of the comforting words at 1Thessalonians 4:14, the beautiful hope of seeing your love one again.

Posted by A friend   September 04, 2018

Beth and family out deepest sympathy to you all. We will keep you all in prayer at the loss of your loved one. Joe and Nancy Gonsalves

Posted by Nancy Gonsalves - New Bedford, MA   August 31, 2018

I am sorry for the loss of your mother. I know the sorrow and hope your memories comfort you.
Prayers for you & your girls.
Liz Turner

Posted by A friend   August 31, 2018

My condolences to the family on the loss of my cousin Arlene. My thoughts are with you all.

Posted by Lorraine Miller - Sandwich, MA   August 30, 2018

Bob and I are so sorry to hear of Arlene's passing.

Posted by Judy and Bob Pedrelli - Hopkinton, MA   August 30, 2018

So very sorry to hear about Arlene. My deepest sympathy goes out to her family and friends
Love, Pat Burns, cousin
Seabrook NH

Posted by Pat Burns - Seabrook, NH   August 30, 2018

I will miss you. You were the best big Sister anyone could wish for.

Posted by Bob Poggi - Alexandria, VA - Brother   August 29, 2018

Posted by Bob Poggi - Alexandria, VA - Brother   August 29, 2018

Posted by Bob Poggi - Alexandria, VA - Brother   August 29, 2018

My condolences for the loss of Ms Arlene ... In the months ahead may you take comfort and hope in knowing our dear ones are precious in God's eyes and in what he promises to do for them in the future.(Psalm 72:14)( John 25:8)

Posted by A.M - GA   August 28, 2018

so sorry for your loss

Posted by paula jarrel - derry, NH   August 28, 2018

I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family.
Love Kellie and the girls

Posted by Kellie Correia - South Easton, MA - Friend   August 28, 2018

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