Arthur J. Sanborn

Mr. Sanborn

Arthur J. Sanborn of Mayfield, NY died Saturday April 11, 2020. He was born in Pennsylvania and relocated to Upstate NY. Arthur married Ethel M. Colby on May 5, 1951 and would have celebrated 69 years of marriage in May.

Arthur retired from General Electric after 25 years of service. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Italy. He enjoyed camping in the Adirondack’s, he owned numerous properties around the Sacandaga Lake which he loved to work on, he also enjoyed going to casinos and garage sales.

He is survived by two daughters Linda (Rick) Meserve of Johnstown, and Kimberly (William) DeGroff of Scotia; grandchildren Jody (Jim) Palmer of Galway, Michael Darling of Gloversville, Jared (Jen) DeGroff of Scotia; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild along with numerous nieces, nephews and his dog, Abbey.

In keeping with Arthur’s wishes, services will be private to his family.

Interment will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Arthur’s name.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

Please visit the online memorial and sign the virtual guest registry to support the Sanborn family at

By Josh Bovee

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