Arthur J. Nield, 83

DEC. 26, 1929-JUNE 12, 2013

June 12, 2013
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Arthur Joseph Nield, 83, of 711 Chestnut St., Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Providence Place in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Dec. 26, 1929, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Frank Nield Sr. and Margaret McNamee Nield.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Nield.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of the American Legion Morris Frock Post 42.

He was retired from the Chesapake & Potomac Telephone Co. (now Verizon).

He was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Sheri Jean Miller of Tolland, Conn., and Brenda Ann Slick and JoEllen Marie Barnhart, both of Hagerstown; two sisters, Anna Grace Wilson and Jenny Marie Shaffer, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Frank W. Nield Jr. of Williamsport, Md.; and six grandchildren, Michael Barnhart, Andrew Barnhart, Adam Barnhart, Addison Slick, Alexandra Slick and Dorothy Miller.    

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Ella Myers and Catherine Rowe.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. C. Michael Henning will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Reformed Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be provided by American Legion Morris Frock Post 42.

Family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742, or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 5 Public Square, Suite 307, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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