80, beautiful soul passed away January 25, 2013, peacefully surrounded by his family. Loving husband of 52 years to wife Martha. Devoted and much loved father to Ana Maria and Teresa. Best grandpa ever to Lucca and Mia. Born February 21st, 1932 in Sheridan, Wyoming, Art was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retiree of the Sacramento Army Depot. In retirement, Art, "Mr. G." became a cherished computer teacher and mentor at St. Peter's and John Paul II Elementary Schools. A community activist, along with his wife, he was an active member of the Fruitridge-Manor Neighborhood Association, ACT (All Congregations Together) and served on the board of Clara's House. Driven by his compassion to help others, Art was a dedicated servant to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society for over 35 years and served as the President of the Sacramento Council from 1978-1984. This lovely, kind, inspirational man's presence will be felt forever. Rosary: Thursday, 1/31/12, 6:00 PM, Andrews & Greilich Mortuary, 3939 East Fruitridge Road, ?Sacramento. Funeral Mass: Friday, 2/1/12, 10:30 AM, St Peter's Church, 6210 McMahon Drive Sacramento. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either the SVDP Society at svdp-sacramento.org (P.O. Box 162487, Sacramento, CA 95816-2487) or to Clara's House: 2715 K street, Suite D, Sacramento, CA 95818.
Published in Sacramento Bee on Jan. 30, 2013