Arthur Edmondson Jr.

Arthur Edmondson, Jr., 68, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on No­vember 10, 2015, at South­ern New Hampshire Med­ical Center, Nashua, NH, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Scran­ton, PA, on September 22, 1947, a son of Arthur Edmondson, Sr. and Ja­net (Iffland) Edmondson. From the age of 11, he was raised by his grandpar­ents, Butch and Margaret Edmondson.

Arthur was raised and educated in Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University.

He had been employed as a software engineer for BAE Systems for 35 years.

Arthur enjoyed hunting and fishing in Pennsylva­nia with his family and working on model trains.

He also was an active member of the Milford United Methodist Church and operated the sound booth.

Arthur was a loving hus­band, a devoted father and adored his grandchil­dren.

He was predeceased by a brother, William Ed­mondson.

Family members in­clude his wife of 41 years, Marilynn J. (Dadey) Ed­mondson of Milford; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jenny Lawton of Mil­ford, Kari and Jim Lasky of Amherst, NH; a son, Da­vid Edmondson of Sher­man Oaks, CA; two grand­children, Gavin Lawton and Natalie Lawton; a sister and brother-in-law, Cathy and Thomas Wasko of PA; three brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Linda Edmondson of PA, Robert and Becky Ed­mondson of NY, Gary and Fran Edmondson of PA; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grand­nephews.

There are no visiting hours. A memorial ser­vice was held on Sat­urday, November 14th at 11:00 am in the Mil­ford United Methodist Church, 327 North River Road, Milford, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the church.

Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condo­lence, please go to www. smith-heald.com.