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Arthur S. Wilson

1925-2010 HOOSICK FALLS, NY Arthur S. Wilson, 84, passed away Monday, Mar. 1, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center surrounded by family and friends. He formerly resided in Walloomsac, N.Y., and was the husband of Catherine M. Wilson, who passed away on Sept. 7, 2009.

Born on Nov. 10, 1925, in Johnsonville, N.Y., son of George E. Wilson Sr. and Mary E. Bryant, he attended school in Salem, N.Y. Art was a veteran of the Army, serving during World War II.

He was a self-employed logging truck driver and later worked for the Town of Hoosick Highway Department until retiring in the late 1980s. Art enjoyed camping with his wife, farming, haying and caring for animals.

He leaves his sons, Stephen A. Wilson Sr. of North Hoosick, N.Y., Richard A. Wilson of Glens Falls, N.Y., and Scott E. Wilson and his fiancé, Maureen Hulihan, of Shaftsbury, Vt.; sister, Mary E. Harrington of East Hoosick, N.Y.; brother, George E. Wilson Jr. of North Hoosick, N.Y.; half brothers, Clinton O. Wilson Sr. of North Hoosick, and Thomas D. Wilson of White Creek, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Stephanie M. Becker (Jeremy) of Jeffersonville, Vt., Stephen A. Wilson Jr. of North Petersburgh, N.Y., Sheena A. Wilson of Clifton Park, N.Y., and Brian R. Wilson of Clifton Park; six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He also leaves special friends, James Toohey, Mike and Dottie Marcoux, and Sharon and Fred Schmigel.

Art is predeceased by a grandson, William Wilson, and a brother, Joseph Bryant.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be Thursday at 8 p.m. from the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will be later in the spring. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 p.m., until the start of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Hoosick Falls Health Center, Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad of the North Hoosick Fire Department through the funeral home.

Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 3, 2010
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