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Thomas E. Arthur

April 10, 1937 - March 1, 2020

Service Date: March 3, 2020

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.


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Thomas E. Arthur, 82, of Whites Crossing, Carbondale, died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Home. His wife of over 43 years is the former, Norma Phillips.

Born in Whites Crossing, he was the son of the late George and Anna Novak Arthur. Tom was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and a member of St. Rose Parish, Carbondale.  He retired as a shipping and receiving clerk for Hendrick Manufacturing Co., Carbondale.

Two of Tom’s favorite hobbies were attending fairs and playing his banjo.

Thomas is also survived by a brother, David Arthur, Vandling, nieces and nephews including a special nephew, John Phillips.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George Arthur, Jr and a sister Margaret Woodruff.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 9:30 AM with a Mass of Christina Burial in St. Michael’s Church, 46 Midland St., Simpson. . Interment will follow at Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc. 621 Main St., Simpson. For condolences visit:

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