KENDUSKEAG – Arthur S. Coates Sr. died peacefully in his sleep at 1:25 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2011, at a Brewer health care facility. Arthur was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Warwick, R.I.
Arthur was a Maine resident for more than 25 years with his son, Arthur Jr. He was World War II veteran and was proud to have served his country.
Arthur is survived by his son, Arthur S. Coates Jr. of Kenduskeag; and his daughters, Lillian A. Jeneks and Lisa M. Coates of Rhode Island. Arthur was the grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle to many.