Southborough – Arthur Charles Healey, 81, of Southborough, formerly of West Babylon, New York and Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. He was the dedicated husband of the late Marilyn June (Russell) Healey.
He is survived by his son, Arthur C. Healey Jr., his wife Melissa Robinson-Healey, and their daughters, Shannon, Erin and Kathryn of Southborough, and his daughter, Barbara Healey-Statzer, her husband Earl “Rick” Statzer, and their children, John Bohanon and Brianna Bohanon of Port Ritchey, Fla.
He was born in Floral Park, N.Y., and loved to play baseball and basketball. He was a graduate of Jamaica High School in Jamaica, N.Y., and served his country honorably as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked for over 35 years as a bank officer with Astoria Savings Bank, Lynbrook National Savings Bank, National Westminster Bank, and finally Bank of America.
Artie, as he was affectionately known by family and friends, served as a Deacon and church council treasurer at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lindenhurst, N.Y. He was also a member of the Lyons Club of Copiague, N.Y. He was an avid cribbage player and loved dancing with his beloved wife, Marilyn, with whom he was married for 56 years.
He will be fondly remembered for his unfailing sense of humor.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, care of the Arthur C. Healey memorial Fund at www.parkinson.org.