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“For 34 years I thoroughly enjoyed my friendship with Art. We connected very quickly through our love for golf and played many enjoyable and...Read More »
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“Know that Art was special, that his spirit was infectious, his humour welcomed and his time well spent. We will miss him dearly. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Verrie

“I would like to express my sincere condolences to the loss of your loved one.In the scriptures Job 14:14,15 and John 5:28, God promises that he will...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: nessa

“Always enjoyed Art whether it was on the golf course or elsewhere. A gentleman at all times. Too, enjoyed the relationship he had with golfing sons....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Dowling

“I am sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of working with Art at IBM in Hartford, CT. I appreciated that Art took the time to offer sound...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Judith Norris

“I am so sorry for your loss. May you and your family find the needed comfort to get through the days ahead. May your memories keep you strong to...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: mary miller

“It was my privilege to compete against Art McAllister at Simsbury Farms for25 years. He is a true champion and played the game of Golf in the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Reg Zurinskas

“Kay and I send our deepest sympathy on Arthur\'s passing. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. I certainly will miss him at Barre Days and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: James Paterson


Arthur F. McAllister, 78, of Simsbury, beloved husband of Barbara (Frattini) McAllister, passed away on March 22, 2015, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Barre, VT, he was the son of the late Rowe and Libby (Catto) McAllister. He graduated from Spaulding High School in 1954, Burdett College in Boston, class of 1956, where he was also a member of Delta Nu Omega Fraternity, and the University of Hartford, Class of 1960. Art was also a Veteran of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment (The Honor Guard) Washington DC, 1956-1958. After his discharge he went to work for the Hartford National Bank and Trust then was employed at the Aetna followed by a lengthy career at IBM. After his retirement in 1987, he turned his lifelong love of flying into a second career as a private pilot and flight instructor. This allowed him to pursue his passion for flying and soaring along with his love for travel and making new friends. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Country Club of Barre and Simsbury Farms Golf Course where he won ten club championships along with numerous other titles. He also won the club championship at Rockledge Country Club in 1968. However, none of those titles meant as much to him as a recent golf trip to Ireland with his sons and grandson. Art also enjoyed cycling and loved exploring the Vermont countryside during the summers he spent living in Huntington and Montpelier. Besides his wife Barbara, he leaves two sons Scott A. McAllister, and his wife Sandra of Williston, VT, and Bryan J. McAllister and his significant other Karen Myette of Natick, MA; two grandchildren William and Katherine McAllister of Williston, VT; his brother Robert S. McAllister and his wife Dorothy of Windsor; a sister Joan Hurwitz of Bloomfield; a niece, Stephanie of Collingswood, NJ, nephews Kevin McAllister of Windsor, VT and Neil McAllister of Arlington, VA. His family will receive friends Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 1- 2PM followed by a Celebration of his Life at 2:00 PM at the Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. A reception will follow. Contributions may be made to either Foodshare 45 Woodland Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002 or FeedingAmerica.org in his memory.