Arthur M. Markoff, 89


ANDOVER, Mass. – Arthur Markoff died July 11.

He was the husband of the late Connie (Roberts) Markoff. Born in Providence, a son of the late Allen and Lillian (Bachman) Markoff, he had lived in Andover since 2011, previously residing in Windham, N.H., and Westport, Conn.

The co-owner of Roberts Furniture in Greenwich, Conn., for 25 years, he had previously worked for Paramount Line in Pawtucket for 18 years.

He was a World War II Army veteran serving in Europe. A 1944 graduate of Brown University, he was an avid fan of professional sports, especially the Boston Red Sox.

He was the father of Joan Lippa and her husband Andrew of Andover, and Marjorie Warmkessel of Millersville, Pa., the brother of the late Burton Markoff and the grandfather of Alex and Justin Lippa.

Contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg 9, Lawrence, MA 01843.