SHELTON: Ernst Arndt, 71, of Shelton, peacefully entered into eternal rest on April 11, 2012, at Griffin Hospital. He was the loving husband of Emilie Baldasti Arndt. Mr. Arndt was born in Duisburg, Hamborn, Germany on April 16, 1940, son of the late Ernst and Agnes Sikora Arndt. Ernst was previously employed as a sheet metal mechanic for Union Local 40 and also installed heating & air conditioning. In addition to his wife Emilie, he is survived by two sons, Robert E. Arndt (Tatiana) of Derby and Brian M. Arndt of Seymour, two daughters, Christine Hogan and Suzanne Simmons (Jeffrey) of Seymour, a sister, Inge Szalek (Herman) of Seymour, grandchildren, Andrew Hogan, Bianca Simmons, Kyle Simmons, John Kirra, Michael Arndt and several nieces and nephews. In the following of Mr. Arndt’s wishes, a private funeral service was held. The SPINELLI-RICCIUTI/BEDNAR-OSIECKI FUNERAL HOME, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia, was privileged with the arrangements. To sign Ernst’s guestbook, please visit www.spinelliricciutifh.com.