Kenneth L. Arter


Kenneth L. "Ken" Arter, 88, of King Street, Northumberland, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born July 5, 1931, in Snyder County, a son of the late Erbert L. and Malda E. (Fisher) Arter. On Oct. 21, 1950, he married the former Catherine M. Jablonski who survives.

Ken attended Sunbury High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Arter were the owners and operators of Danville Glass & Locksmith from 1974 until 2019 when the business was sold. Originally working in Northumberland, Mr. Arter then purchased the company in Riverside and eventually opened a second location in Sunbury.
He was a lifetime member of the Good Will Hose Company, Sunbury.
He enjoyed traveling, particularly to Florida and Hawaii.

In addition to his wife of 68 years, Ken is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia A. "Cindy" and Steve Taylor of Northumberland; two granddaughters, Ashley C. Taylor and fiancé Alex McBride of St. Augustine, Fla., and Shana M. and Tyler J. Gross of Riverside; and one great-granddaughter, Ella M. Gross.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Constance L. "Connie" Arter in 2010.

Friends and family may visit from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral, 210 King St., Northumberland, followed by funeral at 10, with Father Tukura Pius Michael O.P., as celebrant.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland.
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Susan Jablonski
Aug 20, 2019
Serene Retreat was purchased for the family of Kenneth L. Arter by Susan Jablonski.  Send flowers
Susan Jablonski
Aug 20, 2019
Aunt Kate, we are so very sorry for your family's loss. Our prayers and sympathy go out to you and your family. Love, Sue Jablonski, Keith Jablonski and Carol Jablonski Stahl
Linda Weller
Aug 18, 2019
Written in the Stars was purchased for the family of Kenneth L. Arter by Linda Weller.  Send flowers
Mifflinburg Glass Shop
Aug 17, 2019
Ken was one of a Kind guy he would help you out any way he could ,he always had a Smile and a great Attitude ❤️❤️❤️ And very Friendly .Really Miss him R.I.P Prayers and Deepest Sympathy for all his Friends and Family ❤️❤️
Frank and Cathy Bunch
Aug 17, 2019
We were very sad to learn of Uncle Ken's passing and our prayers go out to you Aunt Kate and your entire family. Much love Frank and Cathy.
Rob Walter
Aug 16, 2019
For many years I was a patron of Danville Glass and Locksmith, in Sunbury. This is where I met Mr. Arter. We had so many interesting conversations whenever I was there do do business. I was sad to see the business close, and just learned of Mr Arters passing. A true gentleman in every sense of the word. I will miss him and not being able to visit his store condolences to his family, he was a wonderful man!
Janet sherman
Aug 16, 2019
Cindy. I remember ur dad and mom stopping by to visit me and how much that meant to me. He was so cheerful and friendly. My condolences to u and your family xoxo
Cindy Moser
Aug 16, 2019
I am keeping you and your family in my prayers. May fond memories of your dad bring you peace in the days to come.

With my sympathy,