Arthur G. Obershaw, 91
WORCESTER - Arthur G. Obershaw, 91, of Worcester, died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Shrewsbury Nursing Center.
His wife of 60 years, Agnes T. "Bonnie" (Ullman) Obershaw, died in 2007.
Arthur was born in East Brookfield, and lived in Worcester more than 65 years.
Arthur was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II. His Army unit participated in the invasion of Normandy, and fought in battles across Northern France, and through the Rhineland and Central Europe. His war service culminated in the American-led Allied defeat of the Germans in the Battle of the Bulge.
After the war, Arthur became a machinist. He worked for several Worcester area manufacturing companies. He retired in 1989 from Neles-Jamesbury Co. where he worked for many years.
Arthur and his wife were avid cross country and downhill skiers. They often traveled to New Hampshire and Canada in the winter to ski.
Arthur and his wife were also animal lovers and especially enjoyed the companionship of their dogs.
Arthur leaves many neighbors and friends, including Kathleen Brooks and John Mashinsky, who will miss him greatly.
Kathy and John wish to thank the staff at the Shrewsbury Nursing Center for the wonderful care they provided Arthur.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday, February 18, at 11 a.m. in St. John's Cemetery, 260 Cambridge St., Worcester. There are no calling hours.
The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.