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Arthur E. Meachem

September 11, 1937 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 81)

TROY – Arthur E. “Art” Meachem, 81, of Marshland Court passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Samaritan Hospital following a period of declining health.

Born on September 11th, 1937 in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of Carl and Dorothy (Nickel) Meachem.

Art grew up in Colonie and was a graduate of South Colonie High School.

He served in the US Air Force with an honorable discharge.

Retiring after more than 25 years of service, Art was employed as a clerk for the New York State Legislative Library.

He is pre-deceased by sisters Dorothy Lesson and Marion Zink, brothers Carl and Paul Meachem, and best friend Thomas Brown.

Survivors include a niece Michele “Shelly” Zink, and many more nieces & nephews, as well as many close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Friday, April 26 at Cannon Funeral Home, LLC., 2020 Central Avenue, Colonie.  Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society at or the charity of your choice.

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