Deaths Death Notices
MAY - Arthur January 12, 2016, of Boston, NY, passed away in his home at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife, Martha (McCarty); daughter, Dianna Southward; daughter-in-law Jackie (Haney) May; as well as nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. His sons,Gerald Arthur and John Paul predecease him. Arthur was a lifelong resident of Boston, NY, where he was a Charter Board member of the Boston Home Owners Association; former President of the Patchin Volunteer Fire Company; and former Chief of Police for the Town of Boston Volunteer Police Department. He co-founded the Boston Youth Baseball Club and played softball for 20 years in town. He was a current board member for the Boston Seniors Club. Arthur, his father, Joseph, and brother, Harold, were home builders in the area. He was a retiree of Bethlehem Steel. Viewings are Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road, Boston, NY. Family and friends are invited to the Funeral Mass Saturday 10 AM from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church at 6895 Boston Cross Rd., Boston, NY. Donations maybe made to the Boston Emergency Squad, PO Box 92, Boston, NY 14025.