Arthur (Artie) Satkowski, 69, of Medina, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, with his loving wife at his side.
Born on March 10, 1951, in Medina, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ben and Anna (Will) Satkowski.
Arthur worked for the NYS Department of Corrections & Community Supervision and retired with 25 years of dedicated service. He retired to Las Vegas for six years and returned home to be with his family and friends. In his younger years, he as an avid bowler and managed the Medina Bowling Alley. He enjoyed fishing with his father, brother, Tom and many friends. Arthur was a strong-minded individual who always spoke his mind in a tone for all to hear. This confidence carried over into his love of poker and his willingness to call you for the hand. Arthur possessed a green thumb, always producing one of the best vegetable gardens in the area. He would frequently be found selling the sweetest strawberries in front of his home. He had a great affection for dogs; leading him to his most recent endeavor of dog care and loved his two dogs, Luna and Bella. He truly treasured his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Jones Satkowski, a son, John Satkowski, two daughters, Melinda (Jason) Cogovan, Elizabeth Satkowski, all of Medina, N.Y.; a daughter-in-law, Sara (David) Bouche of Kendall, N.Y.; three stepsons, Jamie (Alisha) Duffina of Medina, N.Y., Kevin Jones of Oakfield, N.Y., Jason Duffina of Theodore, Ala. Also surviving are two brothers, Thomas Satkowski of Medina, N.Y., Jim (Barb) Satkowski of South Carolina; and a sister, Clara (John) Lockwood and a brother-in-law, Larry (Linda) Barnaby of Moores Fork, N.Y. Also surviving are numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Arthur is predeceased by his first wife, Nancy (Pries) Satkowski; maternal parents, Harold and Grace (Higgins) Pries; maternal parents, Clearance and Grace (Hawksby) Barnaby; stepson, Bobby Jones; grandson, Devante Boston; nephew, Justin Pries; and brothers-in-law, Jamie Winters and Gary Barnaby.
Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church, 12111 Ridge Rd, Medina, NY 14103, where a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. with the Pastor Rev. Daniel A. Thurber officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made in Arthur’s name to: PAWS, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd. Albion, NY 14411, or to: Strong Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103.
Please light a candle or share a memory of Arthur at: www.bogantuttlefunerals.com