Arthur Edwin Boden, Jr.

1940 - 2023

RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Arthur Edwin Boden, Jr., beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother and a native of Utica, passed away at his residence in Richfield Springs Saturday, August 5, 2023. He was 83.

Born January 20, 1940, in Utica, Arthur was a son of Arthur Edwin Boden, Sr. and Jane Catherine Brady Boden. Raised in Utica, he attended Mount Carmel School in Utica where he was taught by the Sisters of St. Francis. 

For many years, Arthur was employed in the security field, most notably doing security work for Lockheed Martin in the State of Maryland. 

Arthur is survived by his son, Arthur Edwin Boden III of Cooperstown; three grandchildren, Daniel Joseph Boden, Emilia Ann Boden, and Brianna Taylor Brass; two great grandchildren April Bella Boden and Ianina Truth Roberts; a brother, James F. Boden of the State of Maryland; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Jonathan Edward Boden, who died in 2000; a daughter-in-law, Velvet Truth Boden who died in 2003; and a sister, Evelyn M. Green who died in 2017. 

A graveside service will be offered at 12 Noon on Thursday, September 7, 2023, in New Forest Cemetery in Utica with the Rev. Jim Cesta, Pastor of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Blessed Sacrament Parish in Utica presiding. 

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown. 

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.