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Jesse Dee Arnett, II

April 22, 1941 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Jesse Arnett, II Obituary

Jesse Dee Arnett II, age 82, of Cochranton, PA, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. He was born on April 22, 1941, in Reader (Piney), WV, to the late Jesse Dee and Lennie (Harris) Arnett.

Jesse attended Conneaut Lake High School, joined the US Army, and was stationed in Germany with the Operating Engineers. He was employed at Layne New York, and then Hydro Group of Cochranton, PA, for over 30 years as a master water well driller. He was a member of Reash Community Church. Jesse was active in the Purple Martin Association and enjoyed woodworking, working in metal, his workshop, gardening, his Church, and the Route 19 North community church fellowship, and sitting by his coal stove.

Jesse was blessed with three children: Laura Lee Marie Arnett, Dr. Jesse Dee Arnett III, Emerald (Emmy) Lynn Arnett, and grandchildren. His bonus daughter/family Patricia Oswald, her late husband John, and their three children: Dustin Oswald, Danielle Kennedy, and Larry Oswald. In addition, Jesse is also survived by a sister, Mona Tatomirovich; a brother, Dr. Charles Arnett; his sisters-in-law, Carol Talkington and Pearl Arnett; and his brother-in-law, Fred Cornell.

While we lost our most beloved Dad/Pops, many have lost a friend and loved one in him. He has been a rock to many, a prayer warrior, and a man of God. There was so much more to him than just dad, though to us, that was his greatest role - he was also a friend, and colleague, a cousin, brother, stand-in paternal figure to the fatherless, a welder and master craftsman, artist, the list goes on and on.

In addition to his parents, Jesse was preceded in death by his siblings, Sonny Arnett, John Talkington, Joe (Oris) Arnett, Bud Talkington, Jim Talkington, Anna Lou Cornell, and Roma Philips.

Family and friends are invited to attend his celebration of life on Saturday, January 20, 2024, a viewing / visitation will be from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Reash Community Church 4931 US 19 Cochranton, Pa. 16314 with service to follow, Military Honors will be accorded at the conclusion of the service.  Mr. Arnett will be laid to rest at the Wiley – Fluharty Cemetery, Piney, WV.

A dinner will be hosted by 19 North Community Church, located at 4158 US 19 Cochranton, PA 16314, at 4:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Reash church for a commemorative Flagpole at the Reash church or mailed to 4931 US 19 Cochranton, Pa. 16314.

Arrangements have been entrusted to care and direction of the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville.

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January 20, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Reash Church
4931 US Hwy. 19
Cohcranton, PA 16314

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

2:00 PM
Reash Church
4931 US Hwy. 19
Cohcranton, PA 16314

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