Arthur William Field, 72, of Newington, beloved husband of Diane (Baczewski) Field, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Born in New Britain on Sept. 18, 1945, he was the loving son of the late Arthur and Jean (Sokolowski) Field. He attended St. Mary School in New Britain, graduated from Newington High School and was an alumnus of Riverside College in California. Art proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received several medals. Returning to civilian life, Art was a sheet metal worker and a member of Local 40. He remained active with the union, travelling throughout the country on jobs and gained many long-lasting friends throughout his career. Upon retiring, he enjoyed time with his local buddies designing metal pieces for holiday and outdoor use. Art was also a member of the Elks Club, Amber Club and VFW Post 511 in New Britain. He was a wonderful husband, brother, uncle and friend who will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his wife, Art is survived by his sister, Beverly F. Pierz and her husband, Joseph; his in-laws, Joseph and Jayne Baczewski, Michael Baczewski and Maryann and David Mazulis and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call Sunday, Oct. 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. Funeral services will begin Monday, Oct. 30 at 8:45 a.m. from the Newington Memorial Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at The Church of the Holy Spirit, Newington. In recognition of Art’s dedication and service to his country, Military Honors will be rendered at the Church, immediately following the Mass. Art will be laid to rest privately in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Memorial donations may be made to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. To share a message of sympathy with his family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com