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Arthur Everett North

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Arthur Everett North, 78, of Hoosick Falls died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 at the Hoosick Falls Health Center after a long illness. He formerly resided in Potter Hill with his wife Alice C. (Vining) North. They were married for more than 52 years.

He was born Oct.15, 1925 in Hoosick Falls son of Arthur and Edith (Burgess) North. He was educated at schools in Hoosick Falls and was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. Art worked at the Noble & Wood Company in Hoosick Falls as a journeyman machinist. He then worked at the Watervliet Arsenal as a quality inspector. Art continued as a civilian employee of the United States Army at various locations, ending his career in 1985 in Lima, Ohio as a mechanical engineer at the M1 Abrams tank plant.

Art was a member of the Brunswick Lodge of Elks, the American Legion Post No. 922 in Canadensis, Pa., the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), as well as the American Association of Retired People (AARP). He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed sharing the tales of his outdoors adventures.

Survivors other than his wife Alice include; two sons Arthur J. North and his wife Kathy of Bushkill, Pa., and Paul W. Bulmer and his wife Susan of Melrose, N.Y.; a sister Gertrude Hoffman of Stephentown, N.Y.; five grandchildren Jennifer E. North, Jasmine A. North and Jana M. North, William M. Bulmer and his wife Theresa and Patrick J. Bulmer and his wife Sandra; two great-grandchildren Liam Paul and David Patrick Bulmer; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Art is predeceased by a brother James W. North and two sisters Mabel Worthington and Mildred Pilling.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 1, at 5 p.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St. in Hoosick Falls. Burial will be later in the spring at Hoosick Rural Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 3 p.m. until the start of the service.
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 28, 2004
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