LAKE PLACID — Arnold L. Hanson, of Glenville, passed into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 3, 2009.
Born in 1929 in Wanakena, he was the son of the late Fletcher A. and Ruth E. Hanson.
Arnold was a graduate of Lake Placid High School and Canton Technical College. He worked for the General Electric Company for 39 years. He also served as a Schenectady County Deputy Sheriff and was active in the Boy Scouts of America. His hobbies included New York Yankees, Mets and Giants games, NASCAR, crossword puzzles, gardening and feeding wild birds and chipmunks.
He will truly be missed by his beloved wife of 48 years, Constance Hanson; his sons: David (Christine) Hanson and Christopher Hanson; his daughter Linda (Alphonse) DeArroyo; his grandchildren: Elizabeth, Christopher and Jennifer Hanson; his sister Anita Decker; his sister-in-law Margaret Gagnon; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his sisters: Aileen Sears and Avis Santo and his brother Albert Hanson.
Friends may call starting at noon Thursday, May 7 at the Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Andrea Sears officiating. Interment will be in the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid.