Arthur T. Schoedel

Arthur T. Schoedel of Southold died at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport Dec. 3, 2013. He was 73 years old.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 29, 1939, to Arthur George and Ruth (Doherty) Schoedel. Raised and educated in Zelienople, Pa., he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 to 1965 and was stationed at Suffolk County Air Force Base in Westhampton Beach.

Arthur then went to work for Grumman in Calverton as an aircraft mechanic until his retirement in 1974.

In his free time, he enjoyed sports and was an avid NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed membership in Griswold Terry Glover Post 803 of the American Legion.

Surviving are his children, Arthur, of Southold, Jeannette Cooper of New Suffolk and Chris, of North Dakota; 10 siblings; and six grandchildren.

Services will be held in Cranberry Township, Pa., and interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Warrendale, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice.