ARTHUR S. EALDEN
ONEIDA – Arthur S. Ealden, 87, of Williams Street, died Thursday, January 2, 2014 in the Oneida Healthcare Center, where he had been a patient for the past five days.
Born in Oneida on November 7, 1926 he was the son of Arthur S. and Emma DeVisser Ealden. A lifelong resident of the area, Art was educated in the Oneida schools. He married Jeanette Law on May 22, 1948 in Park Methodist Church, Vernon Center.
Prior to his retirement, Art was employed with Oneida Limited, Silversmiths. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II in the Pacific Theatre. Mr. Ealden was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, the Oneida American Legion Post, #169, Owls Club, Oneida Nest #1606, the Community Associated Clubs and the Oneida Limited Retirement Club.
Surviving besides his wife, Jeanette, are one son and daughter-in-law, Dean A. and Deborah Ealden of Jupiter, FL; two grandchildren, Jace and Chad Ealden; one great grandchild, Conner Ealden; one sister-in-law, Margaret Hughes of San Antonio, TX; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister and her husband, Marie and Robert Truman; Jeanette’s family and their spouses, Frank and Jeanne Law, Mabel Angell, Beatrice and Joe Lust and Ernest Hughes.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family, from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. Spring interment, with full military honors, will be made in Glenwood Cemetery, with the Reverend Brian Fellows, officiating. Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 551 Sayles Street, Oneida, NY 13421. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
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