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Ii. Arthur L. Best Obituary

We are sad to announce that on May 8, 2024, Ii. Arthur L. Best (Columbia, Pennsylvania) passed away. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

As we bid Ii. farewell, let us not mourn the absence of his physical form, but rather celebrate the essence of his spirit that lingers in the spaces between moments. For Ii. is not truly gone, but merely transformed, his energy intertwined with the fabric of the universe itself, forever dancing among the stars.

He was predeceased by : his son Arthur L. Best, III (Caetlyn E. Porter) of Brunnerville, PA. He is survived by : his daughter Alison M. Froehler (Jeffrey P.) of Glenside, PA; his grandchildren, Jordan J. Froehler and Margaret A. Froehler; and his siblings, Mary Elizabeth Helm (Jeffrey M.), Corrinne A. Eck (Gordon C., Jr.) of Columbia, PA, William M. Best of Marietta, PA and Catherine E. Peifer (Richard L.) of New Providence, PA. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 21st 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 at 10:00 AM. A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church (409 Cherry St, Columbia, PA 17512).

Please omit flowers and consider a contribution in Art's memory to Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum (note on check "LVVFM Gun Shop"), 2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, or American Battlefield Trust (note on check "Memory of Arthur Best, II"), P.O. Box 1751, Merrifield, VA 22116-1751.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Clyde W Kraft Funeral Home Inc



Tue

May 21

Visitation

Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home
519 Walnut St, Columbia, PA 17512

Wed

May 22

Visitation

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
409 Cherry St, Columbia, PA 17512

Wed

May 22

Mass of Christian Burial

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
409 Cherry St, Columbia, PA 17512

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May 19, 2024

Sandy Hull wrote a sympathy message

“This is EdHull and Sandy so very sorry to hear about author I am in North Carolina please let family know I will be praying for you all I know how it feels take care of yourself”


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May 19, 2024

kourtney morton wrote a sympathy message

“I am so sorry for your loss. Art was an amazing man and for many years I called him dad. Many fond memories I will carry with me. From band to hanging out and working on the cars in the garage with him and Arty. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.”


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