Arthur L. Varney, 48, of Hebron, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 at the Albany Medical Center.
Born on Oct. 24, 1960 in Glens Falls, he was the son of Arlene (Kenyon) Varney of Hudson Falls and the late Arthur Varney.
Art graduated from Hudson Falls Senior High School and then served 6 years in the United States Army.
On Oct. 24, 1998, he married Brenda Mattison in Crandall Park in Glens Falls.
He was currently working as a technician in the Emergency Care Center at Glens Falls Hospital.
Art enjoyed playing golf, camping and taking care of people. He very much enjoyed his work in the Emergency Room at Glens Falls hospital. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family.
In addition to his father, he is predeceased by his grandmother, Elsie DeCota and three brothers in law, Jeffrey Brown, Richard L. Mattison and Douglas A. Mattison.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Brenda Varney of Hebron; his mother, Arlene Varney of Hudson Falls; his children, Marissa, Zachary, Blake and Christopher; his brothers and sisters, Shelly Kelley and her long time companion, Gerald Choppy of Hudson Falls, Kevin Varney and his wife, Jackie of Hudson Falls, Lee-Ann Brown of South Glens Falls, Heidi Nicholson and her husband, Randall of Corinth, Scott Varney and his wife, Cyndie of South Glens Falls, Joelle McKinney and her husband, Douglas of Hudson Falls, Brett Varney and his wife Erin of Hudson Falls; his father and mother in law, Richard H. and Dorothy Mattison of Hebron, David Mattison and his wife, Edie of Hebron; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends were invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 main St., Hudson Falls.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Debbie Earthrowl, pastor of Salem and West Hebron United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be private.
Art’s family suggests that memorial donations in his memory be made to the American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY, 12205-3890 or the Glens Falls Hospital Foundation, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.