Mr. Arthur F. Byrne, 79, of Lake City, Florida, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Lake City Medical Center.
He was a son to the late Arthur F. and Dorthea Marshall Byrne and born in Shelton, Connecticut.
Mr. Byrne moved from Milford, Connecticut to Cape Coral, Florida in 1989 and had lived in Lake City since 2006.


Mr. Byrne was a four year veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War. He retired in 1988 from Northeast Utilities in Milford, CT after 36 years of employment and was also a past assistant business manager of Local 420 I.B.E. W. in Waterbury, Ct.
Mr. Byrne was a member of the American Legion Post 90 in Cape Coral where he held numerous positions, a lifetime member of the V.F.W Post 8463 in Cape Coral, the USS Compton DD 705 Association and the Tin Can Sailor Association.
Mr. Byrne is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mrs. Corrine A. “Connie” Byrne, Lake City; one son, Arthur F. “Art” Byrne III, Cape Coral; one daughter, Roni Marie Byrne-Sullivan (Richard), West Dummerston, VT; three brothers, George Byrne (Holly), Milford, CT, Leroy Byrne (Eileen), Bedford, Texas and Donald Byrne, Fort Lauderale, FL and one grandson, Bryan D. Byrne, Leigh Acres, FL.
Memorial Services for Mr. Byrne will be held at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460, on Saturday, July 14, from 2-5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the http://www.smiletrain.org/ in memory of Mr. Byrne.