Arthur H. McDowell, 93, of Milford, Connecticut, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2020. Arthur is survived by his loving wife Ann McDowell and their six children, Margaret McDowell Viglione (Edward), David Gray (Alice), Daniel Gray (Tricia), Linda Nystrom, Dennis Gray (Cheryl) and Korri Verderame as well as 28 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
Arthur was a WWII veteran, who served in the United States Army, was employed as a laborer with U.S. Motors, Hunt-Pierce Corporation, and Milford Crane Machine Company, for many years and also an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Arthur, who enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, was a happy, wonderful man, who enjoyed talking to anyone about anything. He had a beautiful smile and a mischievous twinkle in his eye and could always be counted on for the most interesting and entertaining stories.
Arthur, born in Pepperell, Massachusetts, the second of seven sons, is predeceased by his parents, James and Alice (Shepard) McDowell, brothers, Norman, John and Daniel. He is survived by brothers Joseph, Herman and Robert (Lillian) and many nieces & nephews. One of Arthur's greatest joys in life was time spent with his family. He loved his family immensely.
A graveside military service will be held at Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford, CT, on Wednesday, November 4th at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you consider making a donation to the Veterans Memorial Hospital, West Haven, CT.
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