WILTON - Arnold W. Bruno, 68, of Wilton Gansevoort Road died unexpectedly Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Saratoga Hospital.
Born April 5, 1945, in Troy, N.Y., he was the son of Chauncey D. and Lauretta O. (Millington) Bruno and grew up in Clifton Park.
Arnold served a tour of duty in the U.S. Marine Corps
in Vietnam from 1962 to 1965.
Sept 12, 1970, he married Catherine J. Bruno.
He was employed at General Electric Co. in Schenectady, N.Y., where he worked in various positions, retiring in 1998 as a power plant operator.
He was a founding and life member of the Wilton Emergency Squad Inc., where he served in various positions over the years.
His pasttimes included ham radio, operating under KA2APN; flying as a private pilot; camping; computers; and helping others. In retirement, he enjoyed going to Florida in the winter and working in the backyard.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his father-in-law, Harold Montgomery.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Cathe Bruno of Wilton; his son, Jeffrey W. Bruno and his wife, Debra L. (Berg) Bruno; and his grandchildren, whom he adored greatly, Logan and Emily Bruno, all of Saratoga Springs. A brother, Curtis Bruno of Fonda; a sister, Lois Bruno of Clifton Park; his mother-in-law, Frances Montgomery, and his sister-in-law, Francyne Cunningham, both of Clifton Park; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Compassionate Funeral Care Inc., 402 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs followed by a committal service with military honors at 1 p.m. at Saratoga National Cemetery. A reception will follow at Wilton Emergency Squad, 1 Harran Lane, Wilton.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the funeral home.
A online guestbook is located at www.compassionatefuneralcare.com.