Arthur was born on October 6, 1948 in Brockton to the late Arthur and Audrey (Clarke) McLaughlin. He was a graduate of Whitman-Hanson High School. In 1968 Arthur began a long-term career in the burial vault business, beginning with Wilbert Vault, then moving to South Eastern Vault and ending with the Department of Public Works for the Town of Hanover in the cemetery division, from which he retired in 2013. Arthur was well known in the industry for his hard work, knowledge and expertise in vault installation in cemeteries across the South Shore and beyond. He enjoyed restoring old toy trucks and camping in Maine and New Hampshire with his family and friends; often visiting Acadia National Park.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 18, 2022, 11:00 am at Vine Hills and Oak Grove Cemetery, Samoset Street, Plymouth. For more information or to sign the online guestbook please visit www.cartmelldavis.com.