Arthur M. Port Sr., age 59, of Caroga Lake, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Albany Medical Center, after a long illness.
He was born on March 12, 1953, in Norwalk, Conn., a son of the late Richard E. Port and Dorothy D. Divine Port.
Arthur was a 1971 graduate of Norwalk High School.
He was employed at one time for Coleco, Sealed Air and retired in 2001 due to disability.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Nellis Port, whom he married on August 9, 1980; one son, Arthur M. Port Jr. of Caroga Lake; one daughter, Patricia E. (Todd) Locatelli of Gloversville; one brother, William T. Port Sr. of Gloversville; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.