Arthur L. Christy, 76, died on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at home unexpectedly. Born in Bessimer City, N.C. on October 6, 1942, he was the son of the late Albert and Margaret (Lingerfeldt) Christy. He had resided in Meriden since 1952 and had graduated from Wilcox Technical School in carpentry, but the love of his life was printing. Mr. Christy was employed by the Record Journal for over forty years. He was a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church and was a lifetime communicant. He was a big NASCAR racing fan.
He is survived by a sister, Margaret (Dale) Schenk of Glastonbury; a brother, Daniel (Susan) Christy of Copper Canyon, TX; a niece, Erica and a nephew, Austin. He was predeceased by a brother, Albert Jr.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 35 Center Street, Meriden. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06492.