Arnold W. Provost Sr.


Arnold "Petty" Provost, 87, of the Stratton Hill Road, West Chazy, N.Y., passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at the CVPH Medical Center with family by his side. He was born in Plattsburgh on Feb. 25, 1932, the son of Edgar and Lucy (Maurice) Provost. Petty was raised on Scomotion Avenue and served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean Conflict. He was a charter member of the VFW Post 1466 which he helped build. Petty retired as a mason and tile layer from Anthony Mion and Son after more than 45 years of service.
Petty was predeceased by his parents and his siblings.
He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Pauline (Weatherwax) Provost; his children, Mark Provost, George (Lori) Provost, Arnold Provost and his companion Heidy Squires, Jeffrey (Doreen) Provost, Denise (Raymond) Ward, Michele (Gary) Provost, a half-brother Mark "Spud" (Jean) Finnell, ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his canine companions Peppy, Rudy and Milo.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at
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Jul 23, 2019
Sorry for your loss
ray dethorne
Jul 22, 2019
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