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Arthur Dumke Jr.

Vermilion, Ohio

Dec 3, 1946 – Aug 13, 2019 (Age 72)

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Arthur L. 'Bud' Dumke Jr. Had long career at PSE&G, proud Vietnam Air Force veteran, 72 Arthur L. "Bud" Dumke Jr., 72, of Vermilion, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Born on Dec. 3, 1946, in Oberlin, Ohio, he was raised in Wellington, Ohio, and lived most of his life...

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The life given us by nature is short, but the memory of a life well spent is eternal. Cicero

Most of my memories of Buddy are from our youth - family reunions, those large Christmas gatherings, an unplanned Sunday visit.
Buddy was older than I and the older and younger cousins did not associate well - childhood pecking order I suppose. I remember him as quiet, kind, thoughtful, and handsome.
I know he faced exceptional challenges in his life and met them courageously. ...

I worked with Artie at PSE&G's Linden Generating Station. A really likable person. We had common Elizabeth Port root. The same birthday. He was a smart hard working funny guy. Artie was also a near twin to one of my co-workers in the Newark General office.

I spent over a year on and off down there on computer project we installed and Artie dug in on it. If I recall he was also building a computer ( THIS WAS PRE-PC in early 1980's). I think he was lived on Marshall or...