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George A. Arnold

July 10, 1935 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

George A. Arnold, 84, of Bethel Township, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019, in Our Family Personal Care Home, Ford City.

Born July 10, 1935, in Ford City, he was a son of the Frank and Mildred (Bertsche) Arnold.

A veteran of the United States Air Force, he served during the Korean Conflict.  George was employed as a coal miner, and was a member of the UMWA.

Mr. Arnold was a parishioner of Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, Ford City.  He enjoyed cutting grass and playing with his dog, "Sammi".

He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Plazak) Arnold of Vandergrift; three daughters, Barbara Arnold of Apollo, Pamela (David) Campbell of Ford City, and Joanne (Jack) Carroll of Earlysville, VA; five grandchildren, Leslie (Jon) Hill, Bethany (Brad) Croyle, Melanie Campbell, Zoe Carroll, and Kali Jo Carroll; and two great-grandchildren, Penny Croyle and Colby Hill.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Frank Arnold, Jr., sister, Hope Acre.

Friends will be welcomed from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, with Father Alan Grote officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery, Leechburg.  To send an online condolence, please visit www.welchfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

Blessing Service
Saturday
December 21, 2019

10:00 AM
Welch Funeral Home
1032 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226

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