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Arthur L. Gilson

unknown - August 5, 2012

Arthur L. Gilson, 93, formerly of Rebecca Street, North Syracuse, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Loretto. He served in the Army Air Forces during WWII in the CBI campaign. He was a member of Simon Parise VFW Post 9596. For over 35 years, he was employed by Prestolite retiring in 1985.
He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Genevieve, on June 8, 1998.
Surviving are his children, Richard A. (Nancy) Gilson of Florida, David L. (Ellie) Gilson of Buffalo, Judith A. Gilson of North Syracuse, and Karen S. (David) Patchard of Mattydale; four grandchildren, Genny, Patrick, Connor and Alanna and a sister, Helene Alguire of Syracuse.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Fergerson Funeral Home, 215 South Main St., North Syracuse. Burial with military honors will follow in Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or to the Diabetes Association, 6390 Fly Road, 2nd Fl., East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Memorial messages may be left at FergersonFuneralHome.com.

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