Jeff Bedell

Jeff Bedell, 55, of Fort Plain, went home to be with the Lord peacefully on April 29, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was the son of Richard Bedell of Gloversville and the late Mildred Arnold.

Jeff was a self-employed flooring contractor and worked at various locations. He was an avid New York Giants fan, enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, camping and going to concerts.

He is survived by his soul-mate, Arlene LaPlante; his brothers, Greg (Roberta) Bedell, Leland (Melissa), Richard Arnold, Ward Arnold Jr., Austin Arnold, Allen Westerman, Richard Bedell Jr.; his sisters, Darla Palmateer and Jenneane Hinderlighter; 2 sons, Zachary and Jesse Bedell; and one daughter, Jessica; his stepchildren, Albert LaPlante Jr., Crystal LaPlante, Martina LaPlante, and Stephanie LaPlante. He had several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Jeff was predeceased by his mother, Mildred Fonda Arnold; and his grandparents, Lottie and Richard Fonda.

In keeping with Jeff wishes, there will be no funeral services. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. All donations should be directed to the Center of Donations and Transplant, 218 Great Oaks Blvd., Albany, NY, and Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville.