Arthur J. Camplese of Sandwich died on July 29 at the VA Healthcare Center in Brockton after a short period of failing health. He was 90.
He was the husband of the late Fran (Scaduto) Camplese.
Born in Boston, Mr. Camplese, known to friends and family as Campy, was raised and attended schools in East Boston.
He joined the US Army during World War II and received a Purple Heart for his service.
After the war, Mr. Camplese worked for more than 25 years as a machinist and tool and die maker for the Beacon Morris Company in Brookline. He also worked for Chelsea Clock.
He lived in Roslinadale for many years before retiring to Sandwich 25 years ago.
An avid sports fan, Mr. Camplese especially enjoyed watching the Red Sox. He also enjoyed discussing politics, and was a member of Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion.
Mr. Camplese leaves many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
He was the brother of the late Mario, John, and Ettore Camplese, and Olga Ferris.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, August 1, in Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton.
Interment was in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.
Donations in Mr. Camplese's memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.