Arthur Edward Tishman, 87, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at Helena Regional Medical Center.
Arthur Edward Tishman, 87, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at Helena Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 21, 1923 to the late William and Helen Bachman Tishman of Morrel, Pa.
He was a WWII veteran serving in the Army's Infantry Division. Most of his adult life, Arthur worked for Anchor Hocking Glass Co. His parents and four brothers of Pennsylvania preceded him in death.
Arthur enjoyed spending time with his family and woodworking. Samples of his crafts have been left in local businesses and restaurants.
Mr. Tishman leaves his wife, Gladys Leaman Tishman of Helena, a stepdaughter, Rhita (Joel) Walker of Helena-West Helena, a stepson, Timothy (Tina) Tooker of Carnation, Wash.; a cousin Teresa Pockstaller; and a niece Patty Stafford of Pennsylvania; three grandsons, Jason (Amber) Fazio of Dayton, Ohio, Nicholas (Jennie) Fazio of Little Rock, Chris (Diana) Tooker of New Jersey; and 5 great-grandchildren, Blake, Ben, Brandon, Riley and Lucas Fazio.
Mr. Tishman's wishes are to be cremated and brought to rest at Florida's National Veteran's Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.
A small service performed by the Army Honor Guard will be held at the Veteran's monument on Plaza St. in Helena-West Helena. Friends are welcome. The date will be announced later.