PHOENIX, NY – John G. Arquette Sr., 62, of Jefferson St., Phoenix, NY, passed away on Monday December 2, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
He was born to his late parents, Noni (Casey) and Frank Arquett Sr. in Syracuse on December 17, 1950.
He was employed by Gardall Safe Corporation, Syracuse, for 40 years.
John had been a member of the Local 12623 United Steelworkers Union for 40 years, as well as an officer, serving as Union President.
He was a member of Victory Christian Center Church, North Syracuse.
Besides his parents, John was predeceased by his brother, Mike Arquette; and his sister, Debra Arquette.
Surviving are his loving wife of 36 years, Margaret “Maggie” (Krigbaum) Arquette; his children, John G. (April) Arquette Jr., Christian M. Arquette and Angela (Jerry) Mosqueda; his grandchildren, Aubrey, Kalah, John III, Alexandra, Jerry III, and Elisa; one great-granddaughter, Avory; his three sisters, Terry Kawryga, Frankie Bechner and Judy (Dan) Sievers; his brother, Frank Arquette Jr.; aunts and uncles; nieces, nephews and cousins.
An honor celebration and native tribute service for John G. Arquette Sr. was held on Thursday December 5, 2013, in the Victory Christian Center Church, with the Rev. Terry L. Ross officiating, on 137 Gertrude Street,
North Syracuse, NY.
The burial and committal service followed in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix.
Family and friends shared time together in the church during the afternoon of December 4, 2013.
Contributions may be made directly to Margaret Arquette.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, Inc., Phoenix, had care of arrangements.