YORK Arthur J. Glatfelter, Jr., 88, died Thursday February 14, 2013, at Country Meadows, Leader Heights. He was the husband of Susan (Wagman) Beecher Glatfelter, and husband of Lee (Rudisill) Glatfelter, who died in 1996. A private memorial mass will be held at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery with full military rites presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. A celebration of life event will be announced at a later date. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 902 Mt. Rose Ave., York, is assisting the family. Mr. Glatfelter was born December 12, 1924, in Loganville, a son of the late Arthur and Margaret (Carson) Glatfelter. He was the founder of Glatfelter Insurance Group and a well-known leader in the insurance industry. He served in Guam in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. He was a member of St. Mary's Church in York and a leader in the nonprofit community, serving on numerous boards of community organizations. He was well recognized for his philanthropy. Arthur is survived by his wife; two daughters, Bonnie Flaharty and Vicki Glatfelter of York; three grandchildren, Brady L. Flaharty of Philadelphia, Melinda Brown of Hanover, and Ryan D. Senft of Denver, Colo.; three great-grandchildren; and four stepchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marian Galloway, Joann Kerchner, and Dorothy Foster; and brothers, Lew and William. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a nonprofit organization of the donor's choice. KefferFH.com
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Published by York Daily Record on Feb. 17, 2013.