Arnold Daniel "Van" Vanaman

Vanaman, Arnold Daniel “Van” age 86, of Ventnor died peacefully on January 17, 2021.  Born January 13, 1935 in Atlantic City and graduated Atlantic City High School (1954). Arnold was a resident of Margate for most of his life where he and his wife Patricia raised their children.  Arnold led a memorable life, he was an avid local fisherman, he worked 35 years with First Union Bank and retired as a Senior Officer.  He was a past Vice President and Director of the NJ Jaycees, Alumni of the Longport Beach Patrol. Arnold retired as a Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Aux. Flt 84, member of the Masonic Lodge 79 and 32 Degree Scottish Rite. He received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Navy 1954-1961.

Arnold is survived by his wife of 64 years Patricia, daughter Ellen Hiltner (Yogi), sons Paul (Cathy) and Steven. Grandchildren Nicholas (Angela), Daniel (Shereen) Germana, Kristin (Julio) Vidal, Matthew and Kyle Vanaman and 5 great grandchildren.  Arnold was preceded in death by his son Gregory and his parents Arnold Sr. and Kathryn.

Graveside services will be private. In memory a donation can be made to the Longport Lifeguard Association PO Box 506, Longport, NJ 08403.