Arthur Bove

October 7, 1931July 4, 2018

Arthur ("Artie") Bove Jr., age 86, passed away July 4th, 2018 peacefully in a rehabilitation center in Palm Harbor, Florida. He was born October 7, 1931 in Queens, New York, the youngest of three brothers to Marie (Sepe) Bove and Arthur Bove Sr. Arthur Bove Jr. was a vocational graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. After graduation, he became a Mechanic, served honorably in the Korean War, and later became a successful Sales Account Manager in the Airline Industry, where he displayed an incredible ability to observe and recall detailed information. He married his high school sweetheart and prom date Gloria (Colardi) Bove in a hurricane and went on to be married for over 60 years.

Arthur was generous and displayed a frequent and often dry wit. He is survived by his wife, Gloria and the rest of his immediate family, Donna Bove-Hroch, Russell Hroch, Deborah Cotterall, and David “Bo” Bove. Family, friends, and those whose lives Arthur touched are invited to the Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, 4244 Madison Street, New Port Richey, FL (727) 849-9281 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2018, to reminisce and celebrate Arthur's life.


  • Visitation Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, July 22, 2018

Arthur Bove

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Patricia Pochurek

July 13, 2018

So sorry for you loss.

Karen Bowman

July 8, 2018

I am sorry beyond words at your loss. Take comfort knowing Art is at peace.

Dennis & Yvonne Mayorga

July 7, 2018

Our deepest sympathy at the loss of Art.
Many times he brought a smile to our face when we saw him and Gloria at weekly mass.
May his soul rest in peace.