1959

 

Eugenia Frances Flanagan-Sayres

June 23, 1941 ~ September 10, 2006

 

 

Mary L. Kemp-McConnell

June 6, 1940 ~ July 14, 2017

 

Mary L. McConnell of the Hallsport Road passed away on Friday, July 14, in her home. She was born on June 6, 1940 in Andover to Clarence and Hazel LaFever Kemp. In June of 1958 she married James McConnell who survives.  Mary was a long time resident of the Hallsport Area who spent her life looking after and taking care of others. Mary cleaned homes for several local families and loved animals including the family dog “Chevy”.  Mary is survived by her husband, James; her daughter Kim Foster of Hallsport; 3 grandsons, Cory (Shauna) McConnell of Hallsport, Derek Fagan of Hallsport, and Levi (Amber) Fagan of Altos, CA.; 2 granddaughters, Ashlynn and Coriana McConnell both of Hallsport; 2 sisters, Catherine Kemp of Wellsville, and Marie Enders of New Field; several nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by 3 brothers, Delbert, Victor, and Grant Kemp; a sister, Annabelle Spencer. Mary’s wishes where that there will be no public services and burial will take place in Stannards Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Roger C. “Ram Jet” McDowell

January 20, 1940 ~ April 15, 2017

Roger C. “Ram Jet” McDowell, 77, of Wellsville, N.Y., died Saturday (April 15, 2017) in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, N.Y.  Born Jan. 20, 1940, in Wellsville, he was the son of E. Earl and Bernice A. Dockstader McDowell. He was married to the former V. Ilene Nickerson, who survives. A graduate of Wellsville Central School, he was employed as a machinist by Dresser-Rand in Wellsville. He enjoyed woodworking, restoring and showing classic cars, hunting, fishing, and taking rides with his dogs. He treasured time spent with his family and was known for his storytelling.  Surviving besides his wife, Ilene, are three daughters, Robin (James) Blake of Titusville, Fla., Sherrie (Paul) Allen of Painted Post, N.Y., and Kasey McDowell of Belmont, N.Y.; two brothers, E. Earl McDowell, Jr. and Wilbur (Carol) McDowell, both of Wellsville; nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three sisters, Joanne Cassidy, Laura McDowell, and Ruby A. Dunham; and four brothers, Gerald L. McDowell, Thurlow S. McDowell, Robert E. McDowell, and Volney E. McDowell.  Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, N.Y., on Saturday (April 22, 2017) from 11 a.m.–3 p.m., with funeral services following at 3 p.m. The Rev. Bill Sylor will officiate. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Scio, N.Y. Memorials may be made to SPCA of Allegany County, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895

 

Alice Jean Hallett-Haehner

~ April 30, 2016

Alice Jeannie Waehner, age 76, of Rutledge, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016. She was of the Lutheran faith and a member of the D.A.R.   Survived by husband of 55 years, Robert L. Waehner; daughters, Melinda Baldwin and husband Matthew, Connie Passow; son, Philip Waehner; sisters, Shirley Arhnes, Jackie McCauley; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 11:15 AM on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at East TN Veteran Cemetery-John Sevier for an 11:30 AM graveside service with Rev. Rick McIntee officiating.

 

 

Mary Jane Dodson

January 4, 1940 ~ February 23, 2016

Mary Jane Dodson, age 76, of 160 Seneca Street passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at the Wellsville Highland Health Care Center. She was born on January 4, 1940 at home in Friendship to Leroy L. and Beatrice Irene Leal Dodson. Mary Jane had attended school in Richburg and Wellsville who had resided in Oswego and Wellsville. Mary Jane was a former employee of ARC in both Fulton and Wellsville who loved music, singing and crocheting. Mary Jane is survived by her sister Lynnet D. Witherell of Wellsville and several nieces and nephews. Mary Jane was predeceased by her parents and a sister Phyllis Irene Piraino. There will be no prior visitation or services and burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Friendship. Memorials in Mary Jane’s name may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or to the David A. Howe Library or to the Dyke Street Museum.

 

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Delilah C. “Pat” Jackson-Lamphier

April 4, 1941 ~ June 17, 2009

Delilah C. “Pat” Lamphier, 68, of 3104 Madison Hill Road died with her family at her side on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at home; following a brief struggle with cancer. She was born on April 4, 1941 in Wellsville the daughter of Lloyd M. and Maxine (Aldrich) Jackson. On April 16, 2003 in Belleville, IL, she married Robert W. Burton who survives.Pat was employed as a bus driver for Wellsville Central School for 38 years, retiring in 2003. She enjoyed reading, camping, country music and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband; is her Mother of Wellsville, four children, Lloyd (Mirta) Rifenburg of Wellsville, Tammy (Ron) Latham of Belmont, Glenn (Dionne) Rifenburg of Wellsville and Harley (Melissa) Lamphier of Scio, two step children, Amy (Chet) Owens of Ithaca and Chris (Tina) Burton of Belleville, IL, 17 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, one brother, Stanley (Marlene) Jackson of Wellsville, one sister, Marlene (Robert) McDowell of Wellsville and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her father and two grandsons, Victor and Vincent Lamphier. Friends are invited to join Pat’s family in celebration of her life on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 1:00 pm in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church at the corner of Maple Avenue and Madison Street in Wellsville with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Memorial suggestions include the Wellsville Little League or any charity of the donor’s choice.

 

 

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Gloria A. Wilson-Peet

May 5, 1941 ~ June 23, 2009

Gloria A. Peet of Stevens Street passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at the Highland Hospital in Rochester. She was born on May 5, 1941 to Charles “Tub” and Dorothy (Haupt) Wilson. Gloria was a long time resident of Wellsville who had been a private duty nurse. She is survived by two sons, Bradley (Carrie) Peet of Rochester and Jeffery (Venus Nickerson) Peet of Stannards; Her grandchildren and great grandchildren whom she loved very much include six grandchildren, Jessica (Kenny) Ordway, Jennifer (Marshall) Green, Jeremy Peet, Amanda Peet, Jacob Peet and Joshua Peet; six great grandchildren, Connor, Jackson, Hailey, Andrew, Alex and Lily; a brother Donald Wilson and along time friend Jean Murray Colegrove. Gloria was predeceased by her parents and a brother Wallace ”Wally” Wilson.
A gathering for family and friends was held on Sunday June 28, 2009. Any memorials in Gloria’s name may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

 

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M. Marie O’Keefe

~ March 30, 2011

M. Marie O’Keefe of State Street passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. She was born in West Union to Bernard and Vivian Steadman O’Keefe.
Marie was former resident of Wellsville and South Alabama moving to Batavia in 1979 and was the office manager for Tyler Truck Line in Oakfield. She graduated from the immaculate Conception School in Wellsville, Wellsville High School and from Medaille College in Buffalo. Marie’s life was her family and her faith. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great grandmother as well as a faithful parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Batavia. She had been a member of the Oakfield Alabama Grange and served as the Matron for their Junior Grange. Survivors include: 3 sons, Tommy (Sandy) Emerson of Oklahoma, Dennis Emerson of the Philippines’ and Jamie Emerson of Batavia; 3 daughters, Patty Caleb of Medina, Anne Marie (Mike) Culliton of Batavia and Kathryn (Pat) Keenan of Farmington; 19 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; a brother Dennis O’Keefe of Andover and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Ann Storm and a granddaughter, Melissa Emerson. Friends are invited to call on Monday, April 4, 2011, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, 34 West State Street, Wellsville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 pm in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville with Monsignor Vincent Becker as Celebrant. Friends are also invited to attend a gathering at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Ellicott Street in Batavia on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 from 4 to 8 pm. Her burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery and memorials in Marie’s name may be made to the Catholic Charities.

 

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Mary R. Burgess-Slocum

December 24, 1940 ~ November 4, 2012

Mary R. Slocum, 71, of 3592 Weidrick Road passed away Sunday, November 04, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness. She was born December 24, 1940 in Wellsville the daughter of the late Albert and Ruth (Kemp) Burgess. On August 16, 1960 in Gaines she married Francis B. Slocum who survives. Mary was a 1959 graduate of Wellsville High School. She was formerly employed at the Panty Shanty in Hornell, J. J. Newberry’s and Rite Aid in Wellsville, and sold Avon products. She was a life member of the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, and a member of the VFW, American Legion and Moose Lodge Auxiliaries. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and good friend to many in the Wellsville area. Surviving in addition to her husband is one daughter, Deborah (Jim) Kozlowski, two sons, Francis B. Slocum II and Daniel F. Slocum all of Wellsville, three grandchildren, April Kozlowski, James Kozlowski II and Trinity Amadon and one great-grandson, Brockton Putman, one sister, Alice Berry of Florida and one brother, Dale Burgess of Wellsville. She was predeceased in addition to her parents by her step father, Samuel Ordiway, a sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Slocum, and three brothers, John, Ernest, and Lewis Burgess. Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Ralph Eastlack presiding. Burial will be in Stannards Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.

 

 

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Earl F. “Buck” Miller

February 6, 1941 ~ October 16, 2015

Earl F. “Buck” Miller, age 74 of Fairborn, passed away Friday October 16, 2015 in the Hospice of Dayton. He was born February 6, 1941 in Wellsville, NY, the son of the late Earl and Alta (Chalker) Miller. Buck was a graduate of Alfred State College, served his country in the United States Air Force, and was employed in civil service at Wright-Patterson AFB as a systems analyst, retiring after over 30 years of service. His memberships included Masonic Lodge #742 in Vandalia, American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526, Fairborn, the Boy Scouts; and he enjoyed woodworking, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda; 3 children, Mark (Nancy) Miller, Jill (David) Martin, Dan Miller; 8 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Marilyn (Jim) Hennard; Gail (Jim) Colegrove; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Tuesday October 20, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. in the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in the Miami Valley Memory Gardens with military honors. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton -or- the American Cancer Society.

 

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Janet Hopkins-Kohl

May 31, 1941 ~ February 1, 2007

obit Jan Hopkins Kohl

 

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Thomas F. Fortner

November 19, 1940 ~ August 8, 2009

Thomas Fortner 1959

 

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Daniel Layfield

April 5, 1941 ~ June 25, 1984

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Gerald Cornelius

February 14, 1941 ~ September 7, 2000

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Joy D. Gath-Fortner

July 24, 1941 ~ January 22, 1996

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Richard Curry

June 20, 1941 ~ July 31, 1986

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Edward Madden

September 26, 1941 ~ December 9, 1983

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Neil Joseph Walsh Jr.

January 5, 1940 ~ January 17, 2001

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Wayne Robert Gorman

September 16, 1941 ~ May 13, 2004

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Patricia Marie Smith-Hyslip-McClanaham

April 19, 1941 ~ September 13, 1992

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Donald Harold Ide

March 29, 1940 ~ November 13, 1984

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Carolyn Kay Bessey-McCarthy-Frazier-Clayson- Brown

February 24, 1940 ~ January 9, 2001

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Stanley Yeager

December 23, 1940 ~ April 14, 2000

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George Thomas Creots

June 18, 1940 ~ February 15, 2006

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Edward David Dannheim

May 22, 1940 ~ August 27, 2004

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Ruth Dixon-Brownell

February 9, 1941 ~ September 3, 2014

Ruth B. Brownell, 73, of 3364 Hallsport Road, passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 3, 2014)?in Rochester at the General Hospital from complications of surgery. She was born in Andover, N.Y., on Feb. 9, 1941, the daughter of Clyde H. and Mary M. Hummel Dixon.
On Nov. 12, 1960, in Wellsville, she was married to James Randall Brownell, who survives her. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of the Wellsville High School. She attended the Hallsport United Methodist Church. Surviving besides her husband, Jim, are a daughter, Janice (Victor)Black of Wellsville; son, James (Mary) Brownell of Geneseo, N.Y.; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; sisters, Harriet (Wendell) Foote of Wellsville, Cora Keyser of Buffalo, N.Y., and Jane Sadler of Alexandria, La.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville on Monday (Sept. 8, 2014)?from 6 until 8 p.m. where funeral and committal services will be held on Tuesday (Sept. 9, 2014)?at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ralph Eastlack officiating. Burial will be in the Stannards Cemetery in the Town of Willing, N.Y. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Edwin F. Walden

1940 ~ March 4, 1962

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Douglas O. Freeman

December 16, 1940 ~ June 16, 1987

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Alan Laurence Pierce

July 21, 1941 ~ January 1980

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Burton Eugene Adams

February 21, 1940 ~ April 15, 1976

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Leon B. Knox

November 9, 1940 ~ October 14, 2013

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Ronald Knox, Sr.

December 17, 1939 ~ April 8, 1995

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John “Jack” Hyslip

January 27, 1942 ~ October 19, 2009

 

John K.C. “Jack” Hyslip, 67, of 4493 Bolivar Road, died Monday (Oct. 19, 2009) in his home following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Wellsville, the son of Mark B. and Clara Cochran Hyslip Jr. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, he was a graduate of Wellsville High School. He was first married to Patricia Smith, who predeceased him, and later married Marilyn Peters, who survives him after 43 years of marriage. He was first employed as a foreman at the Worthington Turbine in Wellsville and later as an agent with the family business, Hyslip & Hyslip Insurance Agency of Wellsville. For the past 21 years, in partnership with his son, Jeffery, they operated car washes in Wellsville, Olean and Portville and also operated Hyslip Used Car Sales on Bolivar Road in Wellsville.
Surviving besides his wife, Marilyn, are three sons, Jeffery (Darcelle) Hyslip of Wellsville, John (Lori) Hyslip of Amherst, N.H., and Joe (Sheila) Hyslip of Shelby, N.C.; two daughters, GiGi (Dr. Henry)?Lui of Jackson, Tenn., and Kimberly Mattison of Wellsville; 12 grandchildren; a sister, Ella (Richard) Walker of Wellsville; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandparents; parents; and a brother, Mark B. Hyslip III.
Honoring his request, there will be no visitation or funeral services.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 W. Eighth St., Erie, PA?16505. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.

 

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Kenneth Edward McCracken

October 9, 1941 ~ November 30, 2014

Kenneth Edward McCracken, Jr., 73, passed away November 30, 2014.  He was born October 9, 1941, in Wellsville, NY, to the late Kenneth E. and Elizabeth M. McCracken.  A graduate of Wellsville High School, Kenneth served in the U.S. Army from 1962-1968, was employed at the Air Preheater Factory in Wellsville and was a volunteer firefighter with the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Dept.  He relocated to Florida in 1979 and served with the Pine Castle Fire Dept. and Orange County Fire Dept.  While serving at the Osceola County Volunteer Fire Dept. Kenneth was instrumental in the transition from a volunteer to a paid fire department, and he retired from there as Chief of Operations. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Ed.  Survivors include his wife, Mona; son, Kenneth, III (Kimberly); daughters, Gayle Distasio (Louis), Cheryle Valentine (Steven) and Bethyle Stuart (Mark); five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert (Sina); and one sister, Carole Wells (Stephen). Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Titusville, FL, and in Wellsville, NY at a later date.  Inurnment will take place in Scio Fairlawn Cemetery in NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parrish Hospital Foundation, Space Coast Cancer Center, Edward M. Poe Hospice Care Center or St. Andrew UMC, all in Titusville, FL.

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Frederick Rapan

January 23, 1940 ~ December 21, 2014

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Sylvia Quant-Switzer-Mattox

May 3, 1940 ~ January 30, 2011

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James Armstrong

March 1, 1940 ~ August 18, 2008

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Ronica Mapel Kellogg-Greene

December 24, 1940 ~ January 3, 2001

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Joan Hopkins Derezinski

May 31, 1941 ~ February 1985

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Garry Reynolds

1941 ~ May 4, 1999

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Ernestine May Howden-McCaslin

April 10, 1940 ~ January 6, 2001

ERNESTINE HOWDEN 1959

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M. Marie O’Keefe

May 13, 1941 ~ March 30, 2011

M. Marie O’Keefe of State Street passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. She was born in West Union to Bernard and Vivian Steadman O’Keefe. Marie was former resident of Wellsville and South Alabama moving to Batavia in 1979 and was the office manager for Tyler Truck Line in Oakfield. She graduated from the immaculate Conception School in Wellsville, Wellsville High School and from Medaille College in Buffalo. Marie’s life was her family and her faith. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great grandmother as well as a faithful parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Batavia. She had been a member of the Oakfield Alabama Grange and served as the Matron for their Junior Grange. Survivors include: 3 sons, Tommy (Sandy) Emerson of Oklahoma, Dennis Emerson of the Philippines’ and Jamie Emerson of Batavia; 3 daughters, Patty Caleb of Medina, Anne Marie (Mike) Culliton of Batavia and Kathryn (Pat) Keenan of Farmington; 19 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; a brother Dennis O’Keefe of Andover and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Ann Storm and a granddaughter, Melissa Emerson. Friends are invited to call on Monday, April 4, 2011, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, 34 West State Street, Wellsville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 pm in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville with Monsignor Vincent Becker as Celebrant. Friends are also invited to attend a gathering at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Ellicott Street in Batavia on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 from 4 to 8 pm. Her burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery and memorials in Marie’s name may be made to the Catholic Charities.
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Robert Gee

March 22, 1939 ~ April 5, 2004

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David Clyde Eddy

July 1, 1940 ~ November 19, 1961

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Juel Marie Carter-Lessard

November 10, 1941 ~ November 26, 2002

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Frederick Leland Bennett

June 27, 1941 ~ May 5, 1999

HM3 U.S. NAVY – VIETNAM

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Dene William Gary

January 11, 1941 ~ January 3, 2003

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