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Arnold Steven Kaplan

February 8, 1943 ~ May 5, 2018 (age 75)

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Graveside Service
May 8, 2018

2:00 PM
Bozrah Rural Cemetery
25 Schwartz Rd.
Bozrah, CT 06334

Arnold Steven Kaplan, 75, of Bozrah, CT passed away with his family by his side on Friday, May 5, 2018. He was born February 8, 1943 in Willimantic, CT  to Leon and Esther (Berkman) Kaplan. 
Arney, as his friends called him, was raised and educated in Norwich, CT. He taught for 37 years at Fields Memorial School in Bozrah, and was loved and respected by his many students. Arney also was a dedicated advocate for the education of children with special needs. After retiring from teaching he worked for the State’s Attorney’s Office in Norwich, CT. He was an avid outdoorsman and was passionate about fishing. He was a lifetime member of the Bozrah Rod and Gun club and Westbrook fishing club.  

Arnold is survived by two daughters; Marcy Kaplan, and her husband Howard Flacker; Dana Kaplan Jolly, and her husband Michael Jolly Sr.; grandson; Michael Jolly Jr.; Arnold was adored and loved deeply by his wife of 53 years Eileen who passed away in September 2017. 

 A committal service will be held at Bozrah Rural Cemetery on Schwartz Rd, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 2:00PM. One shiva minyan will be held at the home of his daughter Dana, on Wednesday May 9, 2018 from 6-8:00pm. To sign the on-line guestbook please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

Yale New Haven Health Smilow Cancer Hospital

Masonicare Hospice
693 Flanders Rd., East Lyme CT 06333

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