Arthur A. Paulson Jr., 82, of 1 Anderson St., Mount Jewett, passed away Thursday (Jan. 3, 2013) at Kane Community Hospital.
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Born Nov. 7, 1930, in Mount Jewett, he was a son of Arthur A. and Emma Mae Smith Paulson Sr. On May 21, 1955, in Mount Jewett, he married Alice Aderman, who survives.
Mr. Paulson had been employed at Dresser Manufacturing and Howes Leather Co. Later, he worked for National Fuel Gas for 32 years, retiring on March 6, 1993. He also owned Paulson's Disposal Service in Mount Jewett for nearly 50 years and drove an ambulance for several years.
Art was a member of the Mount Jewett United Methodist Church, where he served on numerous committees. He also was a member of the International Odd Fellows for many years, serving in several offices. He was a proud lifetime member of the Mount Jewett Fire Department, Mount Jewett VFW and American Legion and belonged to the Kaffe Sol Coffee Club. Art was a devoted, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
From 1948 to his honorable discharge in 1952, he proudly served his country in the Korean War.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, Alice Paulson, are a son, Brad (Cathy) Paulson of Mount Jewett; a daughter, LuAnn Sanders of Kane; three grandchildren, Misty Sanders of Kane, Christopher (Kristy) Spaich of Lewis Run and Ryan Paulson of Mount Jewett; and five great-grandchildren, Kiersten Slater, Autumn Slater, Madolynn Spaich, Jocelynn Spaich and Russell Heasley.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by two sisters, Helen Anderson and Lois Sluga; and a brother, Don Paulson.
Friends and family may attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mount Jewett United Methodist Church with the Rev. W. Craig Smith, pastor, officiating. Military services will be conducted. Burial will be at Nebo Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mount Jewett United Methodist Church; or to any local charity.
The Cummings Funeral Home Inc. in Mount Jewett is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com
Cummings Funeral Home Inc.
10 East Main Street
Mount Jewett, PA 16740
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 5 to Jan. 11, 2013