In New Haven,October 2,2000,Arthur William Bailey of 42 Revere St., husband of Irene West Bailey. He was born in New Haven, Dec. 30, 1926, son of the late Frank B. and Olive Bradley Bailey, he was a painting estimator, retiring from the Waterworth Co. of Waterbury in 1992. He served with the Military Police, U.S. Army during W.W. II, and was a member of The East Pearl Street United Methodist Church, having served as a Lay Leader and Financial Secretary. A lifelong resident of New Haven, he was also a member of Adelphi - Momauguin Lodge # 63, A.F. & A.M. Beside his wife, he is survived by daughters: Charlotte McIntire of Gulfport, MS and Carol Meeker of New Haven, sons, Lawrence and Wayne Bailey both of North Haven, a brother Kenneth Bailey of East Haven and 7 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Arthur W. Bailey, Jr., two sisters, Mary Clough and Ruth Demarcyk and brother Frank ''Buddy'' Bailey. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the East Pearl Street United Methodist Church at 10 A.M. Friends may call at BEECHER AND BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN on Wednesday from 4-8 P.M. Masonic service by Adelphi - Momauguin Lodge # 63 A.F. & A.M. at 7:30 P.M. Memorial contributions may be sent to the East Pearl Street United Methodist Church , 99 East Pearl St., New Haven 06513.

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  1. I will always remember Mr. Bailey very fondly. I first met Mr. Bailey through East Pearl church. At one point he taught one of my Sunday School classes. He always treated my sister and I very kindly throughout my father’s marriage to his daughter. He was and will always be remembered as a kind and loving man.

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