Arthur Robert Thurm

Former Riverhead resident Arthur Robert Thurm died Nov. 6 in Ocala, Fla. He was 61. 

He was born in Riverhead Oct. 11, 1953, and was a retired business owner. Mr. Thurm moved to Florida in 2008, and was a member of The Family Life Assembly of God in Ocala.

Mr. Thurm is survived by his wife of 29 years, Margaret; his stepson, Scott Trehy; two sons, Arthur Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla. and Ryan of Riverhead; two daughters, Christina of Dunnellon, Fla. and Heather of Glen Head; a brother, Raymond of Michigan and a sister, Nancy Teodecki of Auburn, N.Y.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Robert Bruce West Funeral Home in Ocala, with a funeral service following at 7 p.m. A service of Christian burial will take place Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens in Ocala.

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