Arthur Poulten, 82


BURLINGTON, MASS. – Arthur Poulten died April 1 at Lahey Medical Center, Burlington. He was the husband of Beverly (Snyder) Poulten for 59 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Ben and Pauline (Chorney) Poulten, he had lived in Burlington for six years, previously living in Cranston for 50 years. 

He was a marketing director for Quality Factory Outlets, Fall River, Massachusetts, an advertising and public relations consultant, a general manager for operations at Roitman & Son, Inc., Providence, an account executive for Joseph Maxfield Company, Providence, a director of public relations and advertising account executive for Bo Bernstein & Co., Inc, Providence, and a news correspondent for United Press International in both Boston and Hartford, Connecticut. 

Arthur was a graduate of Classical High School, Class of ’52 and earned a Bachelor’s of Science from Boston University, Class of ’56. He was a member, past president and past chairman of Touro Fraternal Association, past president of the former Temple Am David, past board member of the Chesed Shel Amess Association, past board member of the Providence Hebrew Free Loan Association, past president of the RI Advertising Club, and past president of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Boston University Chapter. 

He was the father of David A. Poulten and his wife, Wanru Tai, of Burlington and the late Barry Jay Poulten. He was the brother of Stephen D. Poulten of Narragansett and Howard Poulten of Cranston. He was the grandfather of Sabrina Elyse Poulten. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to your favorite charity.