WADDINGTON: Arthur J. Hunter, 83 of County Route 28 and a life- long resident of Waddington passed away surrounded by his loving family and Hospice on Monday (August 12, 2013) at Claxton-Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, NY. Family and friends are invited to call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington. Funeral services will be held on Friday 2:00 pm (August 16, 2013) at the United Methodist Church with Lay Pastoral Assistant Martha Helmer officiating. The interment will be in the family plot at Union Cemetery, Waddington. Those wishing to honor Arthurs memory may do so to the Waddington Rescue Squad. Arthur was born on September 13, 1929 in Waddington to the late Earl J. and Mary (Henry) Hunter. He graduated from Waddington High School. Arthur married Beverly J.Lalone of Lisbon on September 22, 1956 at the Congregational Church of Lisbon. Arthur operated the family dairy farm his entire life. He also was self-taught expert in watch and clock repair. He enjoyed motorcycle riding and stock car racing. Arthur was a member of the Waddington Masonic Lodge F & AM # 393 which will hold services on Thursday evening at 7:15 pm at the funeral home. Arthur is survived by his wife of nearly 57 years Beverly; four children, Susan M. Parisian of Waddington; Arlene Hunter Stern of Highland Park, NJ, Thomas A. Hunter of Waddington, Joyce and Michael Schneider of Jamesville, NY; four grandchildren, Michael and Ivy Schneider, Sarah and Hannah Stern. Arthur was predeceased by a sister Helen M.Hennigan.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington, where on line condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.