Re­mem­ber­ing fam­ily and friends

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EAST GREEN­BUSH - Arthur M. Mi­lanese, 92, of East Green­bush passed away peace­fully at home on Oc­to­ber 11, 2017, sur­rounded by his fam­ily.

A World War II veteran, Arthur joined the U.S. Navy af­ter the atim­me­di­ately tack on Pearl Harbor and served for the du­ra­tion of the war. He served pri­marPa­hondis­charged ily on troop trans­port ships in both the At­lantic and cific Theaters and was orably in 1945.

Arthur was em­ployed by the Tobin Pack­ing ComHe pany in Al­bany as a truck driver from 1946 un­til his re­tire­ment in 1988. en­joyed or­ga­niz­ing trips and play­ing bocce with his friends at the East Side Se­niors of Troy, where he was the for­mer Pres­i­dent and Bocce League Chair­man for ap­prox­i­mately 20 years. Arthur was a avid clay tar­get shooter and tour­na­ment or­ga­nizer. He was the for­mer Skeet Chair­man at the Hen­drick Hud­son Fish & Game Club in Poestenkill, a po­si­tion in which he served for close to 40 years. He or­ga­nized and ran many skeet and trap shoot­ing com­petiPo­lice tions, in­clud­ing the New York State Cham­pi­onships, the Em­pire State Games, U.S. Olympic Team Try­outs, U.S. Zone and Re­gional Cham­pi­onships, as well as the New York State Olympics.

A warm and lov­ing band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and great grand­fa­ther, he was a nat­u­ral leader, friendly, help­ful and rePaspect­ful to all. He was the hus­band of 59 years to tri­cia Mi­lanese; fa­ther to Michael Mor­gan, Colleen (Nor­man) Rowe, James Mor­gan (Michael Brown) and Brian (Tra­cie) Mi­laHanMitch­sevnephews. nese; grand­fa­ther to Cori (Craig) Dele­hanty, Amy Rowe, Ian (Julie) Mor­gan, Clare Mor­gan (Michael Henry), Chloe (Steven) Per­azzelli, Is­abel Mor­gan (Jack McCul­ley) and nah Mor­gan (Derek ell); and great grand­fa­ther to eight adorable chil­dren. He is also sur­vived by eral nieces and Arthur was the son of the late Frank and Filom­ena Mi­lanese. He was a brother of Michael Mi­lanese, MarPas­de­ceased). garet Carozza, Anna tore, Nel­lie Lan­gen­bach, Florence Scac­cia, Amy Iana and Angie Schewe (all

The fam­ily would like to thank the Com­mu­nity Hospice staff for the care and sup­port they pro­vided to Arthur and his fam­ily.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to call at the W. J. Lyons Funeral Home, 1700 Wash­ing­ton Ave. Ext., Rens­se­laer on Sun­day from 4 un­til 8 p.m.

The funeral will be held at the con­ve­nience of the fam­ily.

In­ter­ment will be in Saint Mary’s Ceme­tery, Troy.

Do­na­tions in Arthur’s mem­ory may be made to Com­mu­nity Hospice of Rens­se­laer County, 295 Val12144. ley View Blvd., Rens­se­laer, NY

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