Obituary: Arthur S. Koeller


GREER, S.C. — Arthur S. Koeller, 95, formerly of Beacon Falls, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 3016 at Greer Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was husband of the late Elizabeth C. (Stanko) Koeller.

Mr. Koeller was born in Beacon Falls on Jan. 23, 2016, son of the late Peter and Stephanie Koeller. A lifetime resident of Beacon Falls, he retired from Local Union #777 after many years of service. Art was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church and he proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

He leaves his sons, Arthur Koeller of Greer, S.C., and Peter Koeller of Waterbury; his daughter, Barbara Lasich of Hawaii; his brother, Chester Koeller of Watertown; his five grandchildren; his two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, to St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls, for a Mass of Catholic Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Silver Hill Road, Derby. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.

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