Arthur E. Gill
December 9, 1927 - May 4, 2013
Arthur E. Gill, age 86, died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday morning, May 4, 2013. Arthur was a life-long resident of Norwalk, living for years on the water in Shorefront Park. He was an avid swimmer, fisherman and boater and took a special interest in the restoration of Sheffield Island Lighthouse. Arthur’s occupation was a typesetter for press companies in the area, including a long career at The Hour. Much in character with his love of the water, he worked on the oyster boats and yards for a period. Arthur was a member of the Norwalk Seaport Association from 1978 and a member of the South Norwalk Boat Club for 58 years. He was predeceased by his brother, Howard. He is not survived by any relatives but had many neighbors who treasured knowing him. Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 on Wednesday, June 12, at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue Norwalk.