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🇺🇸 Arthur Flail Jr, 89 – Served in US Navy, Life Member of Frackville American Legion

Arthur C. Flail Jr., 89, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Frackville, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at his residence.

Born Jan. 10, 1931, in Frackville, He was a son of the late Arthur and Anna (Gist) Flail.

Arthur served in US Navy, and then was employed for many years at the former Pope Motors Company of Pottsville. Before retiring he worked for PennDOT as a Diesel Mechanic. He was member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Frackville and a life member of The Frackville American Legion Post 398.

In addition to his parents, Arthur was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Shappell) Flail; son, Arthur Flail III; sister, Amanda Lafey; brothers, James, Gilbert, William and Thomas Flail.

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Surviving is a sister, Ann Garton Petroski, with whom he resided.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Feb. 15, at Nice-Hart Funeral Home Inc., 9 N. Lehigh Ave., Frackville, PA 17931. The Rev. Jeff Merwine will officiate. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Trinity EC Church, 56 N. Balliet St., Frackville, PA 17931. Burial with military honors will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Frackville. Nice-Hart Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.


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