Matthew Edwin "Matt" Arnold

Geneseo- Matthew E. Arnold age 82, passed away early Wednesday morning February 14, 2018, at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris where he had been a resident for the past several weeks.

He was born in Bradford County PA on May 16, 1935, a son of the late Ray and Dorothy (Tound) Arnold. He was also predeceased by his wife Jacqueline C. Diedrich Arnold, step-parents Gerald Elster and Emma Arnold and a brother David Arnold.

Matt was a US Army veteran serving form 1959 to 1961 in Germany and Korea. Matt was employed by the NYS Safety Services as a safety officer at the Rochester Psychiatric Center from 1961 until his retirement in 1990.

He is survived by a daughter, Mary E. Arnold, two sons, Michael and Peter Arnold, two grandsons Jared and Jacob Arnold, a sister, Mary Arnold Brown, and dear friends, Gail Ann, Larry and Kayla Valentino.

A memorial service will be Wednesday February 21, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St. Dansville. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery, Burlington, PA. Online remembrances may be left at

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Humane Society of Livingston County.