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Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home
171 Elm Street
| Cobleskill, NY 12043
Tel: 1-518-234-3549
US Air Force


Arthur J. VanNatten

May 19, 1948 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 71)

Fuquay-Varina N.C.- Arthur J. VanNatten, age 71, passed away on July 29, 2019.

 A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday August 15, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. with visitation prior to the service from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home 171 Elm Street, Cobleskill. A funeral service was held at Wake Chapel Christian Church, Fuquay-Varina on August 6, 2019. Interment was at Wake Chapel Memorial Gardens.

Arthur was a graduate of Cobleskill Central School with the class of 1967. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Art was employed as a Telecommunications Tech and he retired from Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC. He was a former member of the Cobleskill Volunteer Fire Department and the Fuquay-Varina Volunteer Fire Department. He also enjoyed barbecuing for organizations, family and friends.

He was born in Cobleskill, NY the son of the late Herbert L. and Frances L. VanNatten.

Arthur is survived by his wife of 37 years Sandra Giovannone VanNatten; sons, Brian VanNatten and wife, Coralynn, Greg VanNatten and wife, Stacy, James VanNatten and wife, Yvette, Darwin VanNatten and wife, Keri, Aaron VanNatten and girlfriend, Heather, Jordan VanNatten: brothers, Herb VanNatten and wife, Linda, Charles VanNatten and wife, Cathy; and seven grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gary Sinise Foundation, PO Box 368 Woodland Hills, CA 91365 or Steven Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306.

Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home, Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Local arrangements are by the Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm Street, Cobleskill, NY 12043

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