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Arthur E. "Gary" Center, Jr
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Birth: 1931, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 2014
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Arthur E. Center, Jr.
1931 - 2014
Arthur E. "Gary" Center, Jr., 82, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 18th at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Springfield, the son of the late Arthur E. Center, Sr. and Florence (Martinelli) Center. He leaves his loving wife of 57 years, Loys Anne (Dolan) Center and their three daughters, Anne-Marie Tower, Kathleen Krupczak and her husband Peter and Carol Brodeur and her husband Paul. His four grandchildren, John and Lauren Brodeur, Kathleen Tower and Michael Krupczak will never forget their generous and loving grandfather. Arthur was President of Arthur E. Center Inc. for 50 years and a member of several civic and charitable organizations. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a communicant of Holy Cross Parish in Springfield. He and his wife never missed any of their grandchildren's activities and took great joy in everything they did. He loved to play golf and spend his summers vacationing with his grandchildren in Maine. Family and friends are invited to meet for Arthur's Liturgy of Christian Burial on Tuesday March 25th at 10 AM at Holy Cross Church, 221 Plumtree Road, Springfield. Burial will be private for the family in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Arthur's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hopsital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 or to the Alzheimer's Association 264 Cottage St., Springfield, MA 01104. Forastiere Family Funeral and Cremation is entrusted with the arrangements. 
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  Arthur E. Center (1898 - 1988)
  Florence M. Martinelli Center (1907 - 2001)
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: St Catherine 200
Created by: Bucky Hydal
Record added: Apr 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127793769
Arthur E. Gary Center, Jr
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Arthur E. Gary Center, Jr
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Arthur E. Gary Center, Jr
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To our neighbor and friend: Rest in God's Peace, Gary.
- Gaylord & Kathy
 Added: Apr. 11, 2014

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