Obituary, Arthur R. Nadeau

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Arthur R. Nadeau, 91, a longtime resident of Amenia, NY, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North Canaan, CT. Mr. Nadeau owned and operated Tri-State Collision in Millerton, NY. He later owned and operated the Lantern Inn in Wassaic, NY with his companion, Kathryn Finkle, from 1979-2010. Mr. Nadeau retired in 2010.

Born on May 3, 1931, in Haverhill, MA he was the son of the late, John E. and Mary (Houle) Nadeau. Mr. Nadeau proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a former member of the VFW Post #178 in Millerton, NY.

Mr. Nadeau is survived by his daughters, Suzanne Louey and her husband, Samuel, of Amenia, NY, Karen Marino of Lititz, PA, and Lillian Simon of Springhill, FL and a son, John Nadeau of Clearwater, FL. He is also survived by his step-children, Jennifer McRoberts and her husband, Richard, of Millerton, Katrina Brazee and her husband, Robert, of Millerton, George Finkle of Millerton and Perry Finkle and his wife, LeeAnn of Lawrencebug, IN. Mr. Nadeau is also survived by six step-grandchildren, Kyle and Kate Louey, Ariel and Corinne Brazee and Joshua and Jered McRoberts and three step-great-grandchildren: Aiden, Madison and Austin McRoberts.

Besides his parents and companion, Mr. Nadeau was predeceased by a son, Frederick Nadeau.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Geer Nursing and Rehab for their care and kindness towards Mr. Nadeau and family while on Harmoney Lane.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023, at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at Immaculate Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY with Rev. R. Kent Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Salisbury, CT. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit

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Author: Harlem Valley News