Arthur Marshall Rau, of Dover, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 9, 2021 in the Center at Eden Hill. He was 74.
Arthur was born September 25, 1946 in Freeport, New York to the late, Arthur & Elmore(Rigby) Rau; and grew up in Bellmore, Long Island New York, before relocating to Delaware 8 years ago. Arthur was well known for his handlebar mustache.
Arthur served proudly in the United States Navy before embarking on a career in the construction business for over 40 years. He was an avid sports enthusiast who loved all sports, especially baseball and his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers until they left for the West Coast. He then began rooting for the New York Yankees. In his free time Arthur enjoyed fishing, boating, tennis, golf, and spending time with his family.
Arthur is survived by his wife of 22 years, Pauline “Polly” Harris Rau; 3 children, Amy Rau-Segnit, of Hudson Valley, N.Y.; Jen Rau, of Bar Harbor, Maine; and P.J. Cirino, of Long Beach, N.Y.; and 2 grandchildren, Hudson Segnit, of Hudson Valley & Bella Cirino, of Long Beach, Long Island, N.Y.
Services will be held privately. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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