Arthur Morrell Landy

October 24, 1931 - October 02, 2017 

Arthur Morrell Landy

October 24, 1931 - October 02, 2017 

Obituary for Arthur Morrell Landy

Arthur M. Landy, age 85 died Monday October 2, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare in Topsfield. He was husband of Gloria (Funchs) Landy. Her was son of the late Arthur and Mary (Campbell) Landy.

Mr. Landy was born in Ossining, NY, attended Ossining High School, and graduated from Manhattan College in 1953. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War and participated in the blockade during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Lt. Commander.

In 1957, he became a group insurance sales representative for John Hancock Mutual Life. In 1966, he joined the Boston branch of the international insurance brokerage firm Johnson & Higgins, where he established its employee benefit plan consulting department. He retired as a senior vice president in 1994.

Arthur married the late Martha McGreenery, with whom he had twin sons, Tucker and Kenneth, and a daughter, Susan. In 1975, he married Gloria Henderson and became a beloved father to her children Susan and John. Arthur deeply loved his grandchildren Tucker, Sheena, and Kendra Landy; Jimmy and Tommy Henderson; and Hannah, Michael, and Seamus Conlon. He encouraged their intellectual and athletic endeavors, and provided unconditional support. Arthur leaves two beloved sisters, Patricia McLaud of Groton, MA, and Eileen O'Connor of Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Uncle "Bub" was always a champion for his nephews and nieces: Charlie, Tim, Tom, Rick, and Jim O'Connor; Judy, Sally, Martha, and Steve McLaud; and Amy Clancy, her husband Joseph, and her sons Nicholas and Benjamin. Arthur cherished his close friendship with his sister-in-law Suzanne and her husband Dale.

Arthur loved Boston and Cape Ann. He served on Manchester-by-the-Sea's personnel board for six years. He was a regular for many years at Sunday Morning Brook Street Tennis, a lector at St Peter's Church in Gloucester, a reader to the Low Vision Support Group at Gloucester Senior Center, and a volunteer at the Sawyer Adult Learning Center, where he assisted immigrants with English.

His funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 62 School St., Manchester by the Sea, Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 4 to 7 PM Burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Manchester by the Sea. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Sacred Heart Parish in 62 School St., Manchester by the Sea , MA, or Care Dimensions Hospice 75 Sylvan Street suite B-102 Danvers MA 01923. Information, directions, condolences at

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