Arthur H. Schierhorst, of Glenwood Landing, died at Glen Cove Hospital on June 18, 2009 after a long illness. Husband of Margaret (Taylor) Schierhorst. Father of Merry-Dale Schierhorst, Brenda Papile, Beth Downing, Dan Schierhorst and Jo-Anne Dobkin. Grandfather of nine. Also survived by his sister Ada Domagla and sister-in-law Flora Schierhorst and many nieces and nephews.
He was born in Sea Cliff on Dec. 15, 1927. Arthur served in the US Army in Germany as assistant to the chaplain of his post. He worked and retired from LILCO, Keyspan, New Business Department. He also worked and retired as electrical inspector for the NY Board of Electrical Underwriters.
Arthur was a long-time member of Glenwood Presbyterian Church, where as young man, he taught Sunday School and organized a youth group. Arthur enjoyed gardening, swimming and playing and teaching chess.
A memorial service for Arthur was held on June 25 at Glenwood Presbyterian Church by Rev. Kathy Nealand.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Glenwood Presbyterian Church, PO Box 17, 71 Grove St., Glenwood Landing, NY 11547.