MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Arthur G. Bruesewitz, formerly of White Plains and most recently of Mount Vernon died on Tuesday, April 25. He was 90.
He was born in Marshfield, Wisc., to Elsa (Wolf) and Arthur C. Bruesewitz on Nov. 17, 1925.
Bruesewitz got his bachelor of science degree at Central State Teachers College in Stevens Point, Wisc. and then his master of science degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisc.
He served in the Marine Corps from 1943-46. He was selected for an officer training in the college V-12 Program in 1944 and was sent to Western Michigan University and Princeton University. He remained in the program until his discharge in 1946.
On Aug. 30, 1953, he married Blanche J. Dobos.
They moved to White Plains in 1954 and he worked for the White Plains Public Schools for 31 years as a social studies teacher, social studies department chairman and K-12 social studies co-coordinator .
Bruesewitz was also an antiques dealer for more than 30 years. He was a trustee for the White Plains Historical Society and was involved in The Retired Teachers Organization and a supporter of the Wartburg Foundation.
He is survived by his wife; his daughter, Gail Bruesewitz-LoPinto and her husband, Dr. Joseph LoPinto of New Yprk City and Sag Harbor, N.Y., his grandchildren Frank J. LoPinto and Joseph A. LoPinto, and a brother Wayne Bruesewitz of Tomahawk, Wisc.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Elva Boehnlien and Alverda Ware.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 30, 9 to 10 a.m. at the Wartburg Chapel 1 Wartburg Place, in Mount Vernon. A service will be at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at White Plains Rural Cemetery.
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