Donna Fitzgerald Demarse, Owner
105 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-7666

Arthur J. Peat - April 20, 2018

Schenectady Arthur J. Peat, - Arthur J. Peat, 101, of Riverview Dr, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018 embraced by his loving family. Born in Cohoes, he was the son of the late Nelson and Parmelia Gagne Peat and beloved husband of the late Helene "Aline" Brassard Peat.

Arthur was born in 1916 and spent his youth in Cohoes. He started his family after the Great Depression and served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Arthur worked as a metallurgist at General Electric in Schenectady for more than 40 years. He and his wife Aline, celebrated 70 years of marriage before her passing in 2010. They spent many of their later years gardening and enjoying the company of their family. He loved to root for the Red Sox, listen to music from his youth and follow his family's activities on Facebook. Arthur was a charter member of the VFW Post 357 in Schenectady.

He is survived by his sons, Robert J. (Christine) Peat and William A. (Sandra) Peat, four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many loving relatives.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial at Church of the Holy Trinity in Cohoes Wednesday, April 25 at 10:30.

Interment with military honors will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Waterford.

There will be no calling hours.

Those wishing to remember Arthur in a special way may make contributions in his memory to Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, 180 Washington Ave Ext, Albany NY 12203. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ltd 105 Vliet Blvd. Cohoes.


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