VETERANS OF THE TOWN OF ELLERY
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Includes veterans born in, resided in, died in, or attended schools in the Town of Ellery.
Since many of the Town of Ellery Residents are buried in Fluvanna Cemetery, Town of Ellicott,
some of the veterans in this cemetery are also included.

Compiled by Loraine C. Smith, Town of Ellery Historian, 2003-6.

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KOREAN - VIETNAM - UNKNOWN WARS - PEACETIME - NATIONAL GUARD - RESERVES


KOREAN CONFLICT - 1950-1953

AMO, Ronald T. 1995 residence - High Acres Mobil Home Park, Greenhurst, NY b. Apr. 11, 1932 Ogdensburg, NY. d. Aug. 11, 1995 Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Air Force in the 11th Airborne Division from 1948-1951. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

ANDERSON, Norman R. 1988 residence - Sager Rd., Town of Ellery. b. Jan. 22, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. July 29, 1988 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. During the Korean Conflict, he served as a sergeant with the military police. Red Bird Cemetery.

BAGLA, Joseph. 1992 residence - Bemus Point, NY; formerly of New Milford, Conn. b. Mar. 3, 1932 Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 3, 1992 Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, NY. A veteran of the Korean Conflict.

BARR, Elton. 200 residence - 3949 JNT Ave., Greenhurst, NY. b. Aug. 26, 1932 Gilfoyle, Pa. d. June 29, 2000 in his home. A veteran of the Korean Conflict and served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. Fluvanna Cemetery.

BARSTOW, Duwayne H. "Pee Wee". 1998 residence - 12 Ahrens Ave., Jamestown, NY; formerly attended school at Bemus Point, NY. b. Dec. 23, 1931 Sheffield, Pa. d. Mar. 6, 1998 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean Conflict. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

BERGGREN, Lenhart George "Lenny". 2002 residence - Westfield, N.Y. b. Oct. 19, 1928 Jamestown, NY. d. Mar. 23, 2002 at his home. Entered U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, attaining the rank of PFC (T) Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 401 G - 4.

BROWN, Wesley W. 1998 residence - Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. b. Aug. 3, 1932 Ripley, NY. d. Apr. 12, 1998 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army. Granville Cemetery, Grandville, Pa.

BUTLER, George T. 1995 residence - 32 Lovall Ave., Jamestown, NY; formerly of East Lake Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. July 16, 1915 Grand Forks N.D. d. Feb. 5, 1995 Heritage Park Nursing Home, Jamestown, NY. Served in the U.S. Army from July 21, 1941 to Nov. 11, 1945, serving as an infantry and counterintelligence agent with the 69th Inf., Div. in England, France, Belgium and Germany. Awarded the Bronze Star. 1948 commissioned a first lieutenant and was recalled to active duty during the Korean Conflict until June 1951 serving as administration officer and assistant adjutant of 525 Military Intelligence Service Training Group at Ft. Bragg, N.C. Lake View Cemetery.

CHAMBERS, Calvin L. 1997 residence - 4354 Salisbury Rd., Ellery Center, NY. b. May 23, 1933 Youngsville, Pa. d. Sept. 22, 1997 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He served from June 20, 1953 to May 25, 1956. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 415 G - 3.

CONROE, Edward H. 2002 residence - 3927 Fluvanna-Townline Rd. b. Apr. 14, 1928 Buffalo, NY. d. June 3, 2002 Heritage Park Health Care Center, Jamestown, NY. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in Germany. Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer, NY.

CRANDALL, William D. "Bill" 1997 residence - 3947 S. Oriental Ave., Bemus Point NY. b. Oct. 1, 1933 Town of Ellery. d. Nov. 8, 1997 in his home. A U.S. Army veteran having served from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 387 G - 1.

CREAGER, Jean B. 1989 residence - Driftwood Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Oct. 15, 1929 Cincinnati, Ohio. d. Aug. 6, 1989 Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 438 G - 7.

DICKERSON, Gary E. 1987 residence - Griffith Dr., Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 29, 1935 Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 8, 1987 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. During the Korean Conflict he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Maple Grove Cemetery.

DUNDERDALE, John A. 2000 residence - 2848 Greenhurst Ave., Greenhurst, NY. b. Dec. 11, 1930. d. June 3, 2000 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in Nov. 1950, attended Oklahoma A & M Fire School and served as cross rescue instructor and fire chief at Kadena Air Force Base in Oklahoma for two years. He was honored twice as airman of the month and received the UN. Service Medal before his discharge in October, 1954. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

FAULKNER, Zurh J. 1994 residence - Heritage Village, Gerry, NY; formerly of Celoron, NY and Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 2, 1927 Celoron, NY. d. Aug. 24, 1994 Heritage Village, Gerry, NY where he had resided the past 14 years. A veteran of U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

FREDERICK, Charles F. 1978 residence - Falconer, NY; formerly of Pest Rd., Ellery Center, N.Y. b. Oct. 7, 1931 New Mansville, Pa. d. Oct. 26, 1978 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Levant Cemetery.

FULLER, Donald F. 1983 residence - Oriental Park, Bemus Point, NY. b. Dec. 9, 1935 Brocton, NY. d. Apr. 24, 1983 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Portland Evergreen Cemetery.

FULLER, Ralph "David" III. 1984 residence - Barker, NY; raised in Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 17, 1931 Jamestown, NY. d. Mar. 10, 1984 Mt. St. Mary Hospital, Lewiston, Served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. Portland Evergreen Cemetery.

GATES, Gerald H. "Jerry". 2004 residence - 3461 Belleview Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Dec. 27, 1927 Sherman, NY. d. Feb. 10, 2004 Heritage Park Health Care Center, Gerry, NY. A veteran of W. W. II serving in the U.S. Navy and during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army. Bemus Point Cemetery

GILBERT, Harry Jr. 1999 residence - 6065 Route 17, Dewittville, NY. b. Mar. 18, 1922 Ellery Center, NY. d. Jan. 14, 1999 Mayville, NY. A disabled veteran, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, receiving two purple hearts. Mayville Cemetery.

GOOLD, Ralph Harold "Bud". 1991 residence - 2863 Greenhurst Ave., Greenhurst, NY. b. Mar. 26, 1928 Ellery, NY. d. Dec. 7, 1922 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of W.W. II serving in the U.S. Navy and the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot ___ G - ___.

GORDON, Robert Henry. 1985 residence - Corpus Christi, Texas; formerly of the Fluvanna area. b. Oct. 20, 1928 Fluvanna, NY. d. Sept. 23, 1985 Corpus Christi, Texas. Served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict.

GREEN, Howard A. 2004 residence - Norby Rd., Kiantone, NY. b. Feb. 14, 1933 Maple Springs, NY. d. April 24, 2004 Buffalo Veterans Administration Hospital. He was a boxing champion of the Eighth Army in Seoul, Korea. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

GREGOR, John P. "Jack". 1990 residence - Bemus Point, NY. b. Oct. 13, 1930 Corry, Pa. d. Aug. 5, 1990 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran during the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

GROAT, Edward W. Jr. 2003 residence - Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY, formerly of 29 Regent St., Jamestown. b. Mar. 7, 1932 Salamanca. d. Aug. 11, 2003 Heritage Green Health Care Center. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1951 to 1955. Sunset Hill Cemetery

HALLBERG, Carl L. 1996 residence - 4400 Bemus Point-Ellery Center Rd. Ellery Center, NY. b. Dec. 5, 1929 Town of Ellery. d. June 22, 1996 in his home. A Korean Conflict veteran. Fluvanna Cemetery.

HAMMOND, Robert F. 2001 Ellery Center, NY. b. Oct. 29, 1930 Randolph, NY. d. Aug. 31, 2001 Westfield Memorial Hospital. A veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1950-1977 and served in active duty in Greenland. Union Cemetery, Centralia, NY.

HARVEY, Chester R. 2000 residence - East Ave., Greenhurst, NY. b. July 31, 1928 Town of Ellery. d. Feb. 6, 2000 Fayetteville Community Hospital, Fayetteville, Ga. Was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. Fluvanna Cemetery.

HEARBURG, Laverne Edward. 2004 residence - 195 Frederick Blvd. West Ellicott, NY; formerly of 4292 Towerville Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Aug. 6, 1927 Jamestown, NY. d. Sept. 28, 2004 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy during W. W. II and the Korean War, from Oct. 16, 1945 to May 24, 1965, obtaining the rank of chief pipe fitter. Lake View Cemetery.

HOARD, David. 1932-1986. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Fluvanna Cemetery.

HOCH, Norman J. "Jack" 1997 residence - 4200 Fluvanna Townline Rd. b. Apr. 5, 1934 Buffalo, NY. d. June 17, 1997 Erie Veterans Administration Hospital, Erie, Pa. Was a Marine Corps veteran and had served in the Korean Conflict.

HOOPER, Edwin L. 2002 residence - Greenhurst, NY. b. July 12, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Feb. 13, 2002 Westfield Memorial Hospital. A veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1953-1955 during the Korean Conflict. Fluvanna Cemetery.

IRWIN, Winston B. 1994 residence - Daytona Beach, Fla.; formerly of Westman Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. in Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 14, 1994 in his home at Daytona Beach. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Cremated.

JOHNSON, Donald W. 1997 residence - 4383 Rt. 430, Bemus Point, NY. b. Mar. 19, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Oct. 7, 1997 in his home. He served in the U.S. Army for two years, during the Korean Conflict, stationed in Greenland. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 404 G - 1.

JOHNSON, Murray W. 1994 residence - Marilla, NY; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. Feb. 25, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. Apr. 18, 1994, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY. A veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Army. St. Adelberts Cemetery in Lancaster, NY.

KESBY, Donald Vincent. b. Feb. 2, 1929 Town of Ellery. d. Oct. 21, 1989 Veterans administration Hospital, Erie, Pa. A veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the European Occupation in Italy and participated during the Korean Conflict. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 341 G - 4.

KNAPP, James R. 1999 residence - 1414 E. Second St., Jamestown, NY and Orlando, Fla. b. Jan. 23, 1929 Buffalo, NY. d. June 11, 1999 at his home in Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Red bird Cemetery.

LIVENGOOD, Donald R. "Bud" Jr. 2005 residence - Englewood, Fla., formerly of Maple Springs, N.Y. b. Sept. 28, 1921 Jamestown, NY. d. Monday, July 25, 2005 Venice, Fla. A careen officer, he retired as a major from United States Air Force following distinguished service at the Pentagon with the Joint Chief of Staff. He had been a bomber pilot during World War II where after being shot down was a prisoner of war for 13 months. A squadron commander during the Korean War, he later served as squadron commander in England. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

LORD, Clark Barrett Jr. b. Aug. 16, 1922. d. Feb. 15, 1971. Enlisted July 20, 1942. Participated in W. W. II. T/Sgt. Marine Corps. Discharged Jan. 6, 1946. Also in the Korean Conflict. Enlisted Jan. 8, 1951. AOU 1/c USNR V6. Discharged Sept. 19, 1951. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 150 G - 6.

LOVE, Clayton E. Sr. 2002 residence - 5186 Maple Springs-Ellery Rd. b. Sept. 29, 1934 at the family home on Maple Springs-Ellery Center Rd. d. Jan. 6, 2002 in his home, where he was born. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict in Germany. Myrtle Cemetery at Clarks Corners.

LUTGEN, Clyde E. 2003 residence - Maple Springs-Ellery Center Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Dec. 20, 1930 Jamestown, NY. d. Dec. 11, 2003 at his home. Age 72. A veteran of the Korean Conflict and served with the U.S. Army from 1952-1953. Body donated to science

MAGNUSON. Robert L. b. May 27, 1932. d. May 29, 1979. In 1952 he was serving overseas with the U.S. Air Force. Fluvanna Cemetery.

MARKER, Jerrold C. 2006 residence - Bemus Point, NY. b. Aug. 20, 1932 Jamestown, NY. d. Jan. 29, 2006 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. He served in U.S. Army during Korean War.

MARSH, Gordon R. 1992 residence - Stockton, NY; formerly of Ellery Center, NY. b. Dec. 7, 1928 Ellery Center, NY. d. June 26, 1992 as a result of a boating accident at Hopewell Junction. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army in Okinawa and Fort Dix, N.J. Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

MARSH, Jon A. 1996 residence - 152 High St., High Acres Mobile Park, Bemus Point, NY. d. July 13, 1996 in his home. A veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Army. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 417 G - 3.

MAYDWELL, Richard "Bruce" 1996 residence - 4 Maple St., Bemus Point, NY. b. July 2, 1933 Ellery, NY. d. Aug. 30, 1996 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Army. He was on active duty from 1953-1955 serving in Okinawa. He remained a member of the Reserves until 1961. He achieved the rank of specialist 4th class. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 308 G - 22.

MAYDWELL, Walter "Everett". 1994 residence - Falconer, NY; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. June 13, 1930 Bemus Point, NY. d. May 2, 1994 at his home. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 as a corporal with the 195th Ordinance Depot Company. Allen Cemetery.

MC INTYRE, William E. 1996 residence - 4956 Rt. 430, Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 17, 1929 Busti, NY. D. June 11, 1996 in his home. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. Lake View Cemetery.

MC MASTER. Earl F. 1998 residence - 2213 Stillman Rd., Cleveland Hts., Ohio. b. Mar. 6, 1931 Celoron, NY. d. Apr. 27, 1998 in his home in Ohio. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1951-1955. Fluvanna Cemetery.

MELLOR, Roger E. A veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Red Bird Cemetery.

MORTON, Earl G. 2005 residence - Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of 713 E. Second St. Jamestown, NY. b. June 26, 1932 Cambridge Springs, Pa. d. Aug. 9. 2005 in the nursing facility. A vetean serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War serving from Feb. 21, 1951, until Jan. 19, 1956. Fluvanna Cemetery.

NEWBERRY, James B. b. July 14, 1931 Jamestown, NY. d. Sept. 11, 1974. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

NIXON, Carl D. 2004 residence - 21 W 3rd St., Jamestown, NY. b. Dec. 28, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Feb. 15, 2004 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean Conflict

OLESCHAK, Luke. 2003 residence - Cassadaga Rd., Sinclairville, NY; formerly of 4887 Meadow Dr., Bemus Point. NY. b. June 1, 1930 Edwardsville, Pa. d. Apr. 2, 2003 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army during the airlifts from 1948-1954.

OLSON, Cpl. Walter Olsen. Residence - Town of Ellery. 21 year old Walter Olsen was among the ten airmen who perished in a B-50 bomber crash, along the marshlands of Rocky Fish Creek, near Savannah, Ga. He was a boom operator on the plane’s crew. He operated the gas lines for mid-air refueling operations. The plane, one of the Air Force’s largest, was about seven miles from its destination at Hunter Air Force Base, when the crash occurred. The plane had been due to land at the Base at 9:45 p.m. Enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Jan. 1951 in California. He had spent three months in England was stationed at Hunter Air Force Base at the time of his death.

OQUIST, Harold E. 2003 residence - 21 Vinnie St. Jamestown, NY. b. Mar. 30, 1930 Jamestown, NY. d. Feb. 21, 2003 WCA Hospital, Jamestown. Served in the U.S. Army from Mar. 5, 1951 until Mar. 26, 1953. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot ___ G - ___.

OSTE, Duane F. 2005 residence - 2845 Bentley Ave., Fluvanna, NY. b. Aug. 19, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. April 30, 2005 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, until his discharge as a sergrant on Oct. 16, 1952, earning a Bronze Star. Fluvanna Cemetery.

PAULSON, Donald W. Jr. 1983 residence - Olympia, Washington; formerly of Greenhurst, NY. b. Apr. 1, 1948 Jamestown, NY. d. May 29, 1983 St. Peter’s Hospital, Olympia, Washington. A U.S. Army veteran, serving in Korea and Viet Nam. Lake View Cemetery.

PAYNE, Roger E. 1979 residence - Dutch Hollow Rd., Town of Ellery. b. Apr. 8, 1931 Jamestown, NY. d. Jan. 18, 1979 Jamestown General Hospital. Was a U.S. Army veteran stationed in Japan during the Korean Conflict. Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer, NY.

PETERSON, Joseph "Sam". Fluvanna Townline Rd. b. May 2, 1931 Jamestown, NY. d. Mar. 18, 1991 Mrytle Beach, Fla. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Navy. Fluvanna Cemetery.

PETERSON, Norman E. 2003 residence - Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst; formerly of 11 Gerald Ave, Jamestown, NY and 107 Kidder St., Jamestown, NY. b. Dec. 29, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. May 1, 2003 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army Air force serving in Korea. Magnolia Cemetery

PRITTIE, Fenton T. Jr. 1965 residence - Lewis Rd., Town of Ellery. b. Sept. 25, 1929 Frewsburg, NY. d. Aug. 14, 1965 in an auto accident on Cole Rd. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Ivory Cemetery.

RICHARDSON, Dr. Preston F. 1996 residence - Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 4, 1914 Westfield, NY. d. Mar. 21, 1996 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Army Dental Corps in Korea, serving with the 19th Infantry Regiment of the 24th Division. Union Cemetery, Westfield, NY.

RICE, Robert T. 1988 residence - East Lake Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 6, 1931 Cleveland, Ohio. d. Sept. 13, 1988 Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. Was a veteran of the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Navy. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 438 G - 9.

SANDBERG, Paul William. b. May 4, 1932 Cleveland, Ohio. d. Dec. 5, 2001. A veteran serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 432 G - 4.

SEE, Donald F. 1995 residence - 30 Main St., Bemus Point, NY. b. Feb. 20, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. May 9, 1995 at his home. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving as a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

SEEKINGS, Henry E. "Hank". 2001 residence - 68 Falconer St., Jamestown, NY. b. May 13, 1929 Ellery Center, NY. d. July 13, 2001 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Soldier’s Circle, Lake View Cemetery.

SFETKO, George R. 1927-1998. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Fluvanna Cemetery.

SOEHNLETIN, Ronald E. 1992 residence - Mahanna Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Feb. 18, 1935 Buffalo, NY. d. 1992. Unattended death at his home on Mahanna Rd., Bemus Point, NY. was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War. Lakeside Memorial Park, Hamburg, NY.

SOULE, James E. 1994 residence - Sea Lion Dr., Mayville, NY; formerly of Maple Springs, NY. b. Mar. 6, 1930 Toronto, Canada. d. Mar. 26, 1994 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Korean Conflict and served with the U.S. Navy.

SMITH, Jerry Arnold. 1971 residence - Ellery-Centralia Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 11, 1931 Brocton, NY. d. Apr. 25, 1971 Jamestown General Hospital. Enlisted Aug. 1, 1950. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Navy. Discharged 1951. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 335 G - 4.

SMITH, Richard Charles. 1998 residence - Jensen Beach, Fla.; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 8, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. June 28, 1998 V.A. Medical Center, Jensen Beach, Fla. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Received the Korean Service Medal. Florida National Cemetery.

STEARNS, Gordon S. b. Oct. 25, 1924. d. May 24, 1988. Served in the U.S. Army during W. W. II and the Korean Conflict. Fluvanna Cemetery.

SULLIVAN, Daniel Emory. 2002 residence - Stittsville, Ontario; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. d. Oct. 18, 2002 in his home in Stittsville. A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

SWANSON, Eric A. 1992 residence - 145 High Acres Mobile Home Park, Bemus Point, NY. b. Feb. 22, 1932 Frewsburg, NY. d. Nov. 12, 1992 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

VERVOORT, Sgt. Lambert Thomas Jr. b. Feb. 22, 1929. d. declared killed Dec. 1, 1950 in Korean War when the Chinese overran the U. S. Army’s Second Division. There is a marker in Bemus Point Cemetery, Lot 334, that reads "In Memory of Lambert T. Vervoort - Missing In Action Dec. 1, 1950" This is a military plaque.

WENSLEY, Eugene H. b. Jan. 21, 1931 Jamestown, NY. d. Apr. 29, 1983 Wabash County Hospital, Wabash, Ind. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, Ind.

WHITE, Robert S. 2003 residence - Greenhurst, NY; formerly of 33 Waverly Ave., Celoron, NY. b. Jan. 3, 1930 Perth Amboy, N.J. d. Oct. 14, 2003 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1948 to 1953, and the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957 during the Korean War. During his tour of duty he received the Germany Occupational Medal, the Berlin Airlift Device Medal given for humanitarian acts, and the Good Conduct Medal

YAHN, Kenneth D. 1993 Phillips Mills, Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 2, 1927 Buffalo, NY. d. Apr. 27, 1993 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of W. W. II, serving in the U.S. Navy; and the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Marine Corp.


VIETNAM WAR 1961-1972

ALLEN, William R. 1997 residence - Grand Valley, Pa.; formerly of 113 Van Buren St., Jamestown, NY and Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 13, 1951 Buffalo, NY. d. June 5, 1997 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A 1970 graduate of Maple Grove High School and a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps. Soldiers Circle, Lake View Cemetery.

BORST, Hiram L. 1997 residence - Hickory, N.C.; formerly of Slide Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. July 9, 1949 Jamestown, NY. d. June 30, 1997 Hickory, N.C. A veteran of the Vietnam War. He served in the U.S. Army as a special 4th class from Aug. 19, 1967 to June 1970.

BUTTS, Rev. Martin E. 1986 residence - Ellery Center, NY. b. Sept. 4, 1951 Cuba, NY. d. Apr. 10, 1986 at his home. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. West Clarksville Cemetery.

CARLSON, Richard A. 1993 residence - 2842 Bentley Ave., Fluvanna, NY. A graduate of Bemus Point High School. b. Dec. 24, 1940 Jamestown, NY. d. May 21, 1993 Veterans Administration Hospital, Erie, Pa. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during the Vietnam era. Lake View Cemetery.

CHASE, Thomas M. 1985 residence - Fluvanna, NY area. b. Oct. 14, 1949. d. Jan. 5, 1985 Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY. A veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Fluvanna Cemetery.

COUSE, Clarence A. A veteran of the Vietnam war. Red Bird Cemetery.

INGERSON, Charles. b. Sept. 20, 1946 Jamestown, NY. d. 1973/74. U.S. Army veteran serving in Germany and Vietnam. 1965-1968.

JOSLYN, Daniel R. 1990 residence - Mahanna Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Jan. 16, 1949 Erie, Pa. d. June 1, 1990. A U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. Red Bird Cemetery.

LOUCKS, LaVerne. b. Apr. 9, 1938. d. Sept. 12, 1994 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Vietnam War.

NORDIN, Roger E. "Shorty". b. Mar. 7, 1944 Jamestown, NY. d. Nov. 6, 2004 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran of U.S. Army from 1965-1967. Holy Cross Cemetery.

<>PAULSON, Donald W. Jr. 1983 residence - Olympia, Washington; formerly of Greenhurst, NY. b. Apr. 1, 1948 Jamestown, NY. d. May 29, 1983 St. Peter’s Hospital, Olympia, Washington. A U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. Lake View Cemetery.

PENHOLLOW, Dennis L. b. July 24, 1951 Jamestown, NY. d. Jan. 29, 2003 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot ___ G - ___.

PHILLIPS, Betty J. d. 1970. Served as a nurse during the Vietnam War. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 258 G - 10,

PHILLIPS, Sgt. David J. 1950-1969. A veteran of the Vietnam War. Bemus Point Cemetery, Lot 258 G - 9.

PICKARD, Donn A. 2004 residence - South Stockton: b. July 21, 1950 Jamestown, N.Y. d. Mon. Dec. 20, 2004 as a result of a fire in his home. Age 54. A veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Red Bird Cemetery.

PIERCE, John Leslie "Jack" Jr. 1996 residence - Spring St., Jamestown, NY; formerly of Greenhurst, NY. b. Oct. 12, 1935 Seneca Indian Reservation. d. June 4, 1996 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a retired 17-year member of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam and Germany. Received the National Defense Service, Good Conduct, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign, Army of Occupation (Berlin) medals and the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 361 G - 6A.

PIERCE, Theodore "Ted" L. 1994 residence - Big Stone Gap., Va.; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. May 20, 1938 Salamanca, NY. d. Dec. 2, 1994 Lonesome Pine Hospital, Big Stone Gap, Va. A veteran of the Vietnam War. Powell Valley Cemetery, Dryden, Va.

RHODES, Alvin E. b. Feb. 18, 1930. d. Dec. 10, 1990. CPL U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Fluvanna Cemetery.

SMITH, Robert J. "Smitty". 2004 residence - 231 Forest Ave., Jamestown, NY; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. July 21, 1952 Silver Creek, NY. d. June 4, 2004 Warren General Hospital due to injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two tours in Vietnam. Bemus Point Cemetery

STEWART, Roy Kenneth. b. 1947. d. Nov. 28, 1971. A veteran of the Vietnam War. Enlisted Aug. 30, 1968. SP5, RA, HHC, 1st Bn, 327th Inf, 101st ABN Div. (AMBL) Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 389 G - 7.

STOWELL, Jerald C. "Jerry". b. Jan. 12, 1951 Jamestown, NY. d. July 31, 2002 Millard Filmore-Gates Circle Hospital, Buffalo, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving at the end of the Vietnam War. Joined the N.Y. Army National Guard, Co. b in Jamestown for six years. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot___ G ___.

WRIGHT, Edwin A. "Rick" 1952-1986. CPL in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Fluvanna Cemetery.

ZIBERG, Dr. John W. 1994 residence - 469 Alm Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Jan. 14, 1942 Pittsburgh, Pa. d. Apr. 4, 1994 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army Medical Corps serving from 1961-1964 as a laboratory technician, stationed in Texas, California, Washington D.C. and Germany.


VETERANS OF UNKNOWN WARS

ADAMS, Cecil Jr. 1996 residence - 409 Calhoun Dr. Garden City Beach, S.C.; formerly 135 Franklin St., Lakewood, NY and Bemus Point, NY. b. Aug. 7, 1937 Jamestown. d. Aug. 9, 1996 in his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

ANDERSON, Thomas Richard. 2003 residence - Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. ca 1944 Erie, Pa. d. Sept. 29, 2003 as a result of an auto accident at Cape Coral, Fla. He was a U.S. Army sergeant serving in Germany as a communications specialist. Bemus Point Cemetery.

BABCOCK, Asahel. b. July 25, 1789. d. May 3, 1963. A veteran. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 9E G - 1.

BARSTOW, Harley R. "Flip" Jr. 2002 residence - 211 Bland Ave., Busyrus, Ohio; formerly of Jamestown, NY and Marshall, Mich. Attended school at Bemus Point, NY. b. Oct. 7, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. Jan. 6, 2002 Riverside Methodist Hospital, Ohio. Retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1967. Oakwood Cemetery, Ohio.

BARTOK, James J. 1996 residence - Greenhurst Mobile Home Park. b. July 18, 1944 Cleveland, Ohio. d. June 21, 1996 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served for nine years.

BOTKA, James Alan. 1993 residence - Delta Junction, Alaska. Attended Maple Grove High School. b. June 18, 1958 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. d. Apr. 21, 1993 Delta Junction, Alaska. He did two tours of duties with the U.S. Army, as a paratrooper.

CARLSON, Richard L. 2002 residence - Birmingham, Mich; formerly of Jamestown. a 1964 graduate of Bemus Point High School. b. Jamestown, NY. d. May 11, 2002 in his home. a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving as a lieutenant.

CASKEY, Robert C. 1974 residence - Willowbrook Rd. Bemus Point 1919-1974. A veteran. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 411 G - 3.

CLARK, Frank H. b. Jan. 15, 1856. d. July 29, 1937 on home farm in Town of Ellery. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 327 G - 1.

DUFFEE, Eugene. 1893-1977. A veteran. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 401 G - 12.

EARNST, Thomas. 2006 residence - Orlando, Fla.; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. Albion, N.Y. d. Feb. 18, 2006 Orlando, Fla. A veteran of U.S. Navy. Florida Veterans’ National Cemetery.

GABRESKI, Thomas Aquinas. 2000 residence - Rt. 394, Ashville, NY. b. June 13, 1940 Oil City, Pa. d. June 29, 200 from a tractor accident. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot ___ G - ___.

GAYNOR, John Robert. 1983 residence - Gales Ferry, Conn.; formerly of Bemus Point. b. ca 1943. d. Dec. 24, 1983 Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London Conn. a U.S. Navy veteran, served on USS Fulton, a submarine tender and the submarines USS tusk and USS Tinosa.

GIFFORD, Mark T. 2001 residence - 144 Chandler St. Jamestown. b. Jan. 3, 1954 Dunkirk, NY. d. Feb. 8, 2001 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 449 G - 3.

GOKEY, Marvin Bruce. 1990 residence - Old Fluvanna Rd., Fluvanna, NY. b. May 26, 1935 Jamestown, NY. d. May 28, 1990 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army. Lake View Cemetery.

GRAFSTROM, Paul A. Sr. b. ca 1912. d. 1963. A veteran. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 278 G - 6.

HALE, Elijah Ensign. b. Oct. 26, 1804 Pittsfield, Mass. d. Oct. 11, 1898 Town of Ellery. Was connected with the militia organized in his native country, holding the position of lieutenant and quartermaster of a battalion of artillery. Fluvanna Cemetery.

IRLAND, Charles Ronald "Chuck". 2004 residence - Enterprise, Alabama; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. ca 1938. d. July 29, 2004 of cancer in his home. A veteran of U.S. Army retiring as a Army master sergeant after 27 years of service with the explosive ordinance disposal. Cemetery in Alabama.

KIDD, Dennis R. 2004 residence - High Acres, Bemus Point, NY. b. Jan. 6, 1943 Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 23, 2004 in his home. Was a U.S. Navy veteran. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

KILBURY, Donald Grant. 1994 residence - Las Vegas; formerly of Ellery, NY; Jamestown, NY; and Maple Springs, NY. b. Feb. 23, 1935 Falconer. d. Nov. 7, 1994 Las Vegas. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Saudi Arabia. Centralia Cemetery.

KING, Edward S. Sr. 2002 residence - Sager Rd., Sinclairville, NY. b. June 7, 1935 Little Valley, NY. d. Nov. 21, 2002 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A veteran of the U.S. Army. Fluvanna Cemetery.

LLOYD, James D. 1995 residence - Open Meadows Rd., Ashville, formerly of Maple Springs, NY. b. Mar. 8, 1945 Westfield, NY. d. Nov. 11, 1995 airplane accident at a landing strip in the Town of Harmony. Served two tours in the U.S. Army and also in the Army Reserves. Holy Cross Cemetery.

MEILSTRUP, Bernard W. “Skip”. 2004 residence - 4847 Park Place, Maple Springs, NY b. Feb. 6, 1939 Kalamazoo, Mich. d. Dec. 6, 2004 Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, serving in Verdon, France for two years.

NEELY, Fred M. b. Sept. 24, 1879. d. Aug. 29, 1941. PVT 15th INF. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 307 G - 12.

PALMER, Robert H 1919-1977. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 375 G - 11.

PENHOLLOW, Louis Martin. 1997 residence- 1578 Livingston Dr., Henderson, Nev.; formerly of Jamestown, NY and Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 28, 1931 Ellery Center, NY. d. Mar. 31, 1997 St. Rosa Dominaca Hospital, Henderson, Nev. Served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. Graveside service held Apr. 3, 1997 in Southern Nevada Veteran Memorial Cemetery, in Bolder City, Nev. with a color guard from Nellie Air Force Base.

PHILLIPS, George Clair. b. Nov. 19, 1896. d. 1960. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 258 G - 8.

READING, Richard P. 1999 residence - 4431 Lakeside Dr., Bemus Point, NY and Snow Pine Village, Ellicottville, NY. b. Feb. 6, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Jan. 31, 1999 Olean Hospital. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served as a first lieutenant. Lake View Cemetery.

SCHULTZ, Theodore, 1903-1976. Grave has a veteran marker. Fluvanna Cemetery.

SINGER, James A. 1999 residence - 14 First St., High Acrea, Bemus Point. b. May 28, 1931 Altoona, Pa. d. Sept. 3, 1999 Heritage Park Health Care Center, Jamestown, N.Y. A veteran of the U.S. Navy. Alto-Reste Park, Altoona, Pa.

STEELE, Ralph L. 1997 residence - 2866 Ivystone Dr., Jamestown, NY; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 3, 1935 Butler, Pa. d. June 13, 1997 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. A U.S. Army veteran.

SWANSON, William K. b. Aug. 8, 1933. d. Nov. 2, 1998. A veteran of the U.S. Army. Fluvanna Cemetery.

TAYLOR, Albert C. 2002 residence - 138 Greenhurst Village Drive, Greenhurst, NY. b. May 2, 1934 Detroit, Mich. d. Feb. 8, 2002 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Served in U.S. Army. Fluvanna Cemetery.

WAHLGREN, Brian. b. June 23, 1942. d. Jan. 2, 1966. PFC U.S. Army. Fluvanna Cemetery.

WATSON, John W. 2004 residence - 3163 Fluvanna Townline Road; formerly of 105 Midgley St., Jamestown, NY. b. Aug. 21, 1934 Westfield, NY. d. Sept. 8, 2004 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Fluvanna Cemetery.

WEAVER, Edwin E. b. 1848. d. Mar. 5, 1887. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 254 G - 1.

WOOD, David J. 1999 residence - 4797 Myers Rd. Conewango Valley, NY. A graduate of Maple Grove High School, Bemus Point, NY. b. Dec. 12, 1953 Jamestown, NY. d. Mar. 21, 1999 in his home. Served in the U.S. Air Force. Fluvanna Cemetery


VETERANS DURING PEACE TIME

BENSON, Robb R. 1988 residence - Lakeside Dr., Bemus Point, NY. b. July 23, 1934 Jamestown, NY. d. Oct. 27, 1988 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1958. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 438 G - 10.

BROWN, John Henry. 1985 residence - Ellery Center, NY. b. Sept. 21, 1963 Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 10, 1985 Las Vegas. Airman 1st Class of Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas. Killed as the result of an assault by four juveniles. He was on duty at the time of his death. Entered the military in December of 1984. Burial at Granville, Pa.

BROWN Walter Irving. 1991 residence - Oriental Park, Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 23, 1915 Jamestown, NY. d. Feb. 4, 1991 Westfield Health Care Center. In 1948 he entered the U.S. Army. Believe cremated.

CASE, Francis F. 1982 residence - Sunnyside Manor, Bemus Point, NY. b. Aug. 27, 1902 Town of Ellery. d. Aug. 3, 1982 Jamestown General Hospital. Served in U.S. Army from Dec. 7, 1920 to Dec. 6, 1923. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 341 G - 6.

CRAWFORD, Clifford L. 2001 residence - 1484 Swede Rd., Ashville, NY. b. July 1, 1935 Jamestown, NY. d. May 2, 2001 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1953-1957, and had previously served in the U.S. Army. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

DE LONG, Jay T. 2003 residence - 203 Prendergast Ave., Jamestown, N.Y. formerly of Town of Ellery. b. Jan. 30, 1955 Jamestown, NY. d. Nov. 13, 2003 in his home. Served as an anti-submarine operator, 1st Class in U.S. Navy and had been a military instructor while in San Diego, Cal. Soldier’s Circle, Lake View Cemetery

GIFFORD, Mark T. 2001 residence - 144 Chandler St., Jamestown, NY. b. Jan. 3, 1954 Dunkirk, NY. d. Feb. 8, 2001 at his home. Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 499 G - 3.

GRIMES, James L. b. Dec. 5, 1927 Jasper, Tenn. d. Oct. 5, 1999. Veteran of the U.S. Army serving 1946 to 1947. Fluvanna Cemetery.

HURD, Ronald "Sarge". 1992 residence - Chautauqua Ave., Maple Springs, NY. b. May 19, 1935 Brookville, Pa. d. Jan. 16, 1992 Veterans Administration Hospital, Erie, Pa. Served in the U.S. Army of Engineers from 1954 to 1957. Vandervort Cemetery, Summerville.

JOHNSON, Gail Andrew: 2004 residence - Greenhurst, NY, formerly of 5257 Washington St., Jamestown, NY. b. July 10, 1938 Jamestown, NY. d. Oct. 10, 2004 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. Served in the U.S. Navy 1957-1959. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

JOHNSON, Vernon A. Jr. 1977 residence - Bemus Point, NY. b. May 30, 1934 Jamestown, NY. d. Sept. 1, 1977 Roswell Park Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, NY. U.S. Army from 1957-1959 at Fort Benning, Ga. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 399 G - 11.

JONES, Ralph C. 1992 residence - Bayview Rd., Dewittville, NY. b. Oct. 4, 1933 Jamestown, NY. d. Dec. 29, 1992 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. From 1953-1956, served in the U.S. Army at White Sands Missile Proving Grounds, N.M. Lake View Cemetery.

KESBY, Harold Albert. 2003 residence-Ocean Springs, Miss., formerly of Davenport, Fla and Bemus Point, NY. b. Apr. 4, 1933 Town of Ellery. d. Sept. 12, 2003 Ocean Springs, Miss. Discharged Dec. 5, 1957 after serving four years in the U.S. Air Force. Memorial service held in Fla.

LAMPHEAR, W. Thomas. 2003 residence - 33 Maple Street, Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 22, 1935 Jamestown, NY. d. Dec. 13, 2003 in his home. Age 68. He served 1954 to 1957 in U.S. Naval Reserves and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1957 to 1959. Body donated to Science

LUND, William Robert. 1998 residence - East Mount Houston Road, Houston, Texas; formerly of Ellery Center, NY. b. July 18, 1954 Jamestown, NY. d. Aug. 29, 1998 in his home. Was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1974 to 1976. Cremated and buried on his mother’s grave in Centralia Union Cemetery.

LUTGEN, David B. 2002 residence - 4762 Lewis Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Mar. 31, 1940. d. Oct. 4, 2002 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1958-1961. Cremated. Ashes scattered around his home.

MAYDWELL, Richard "Bruce" 1996 residence - 4 Maple St. Bemus Point, NY. b. July 2, 1933 Ellery, NY. d. Aug. 30, 1996 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Army. He was on active duty from 1953-1955, serving in Okinawa and remained a member of the Reserves until 1961. He achieved the rank of Specialist 4th Class.

MELIN, Harold. 1990 residence - Fluvanna Townline Rd. b. Aug. 1, 1908 Jamestown, NY. d. Nov. 19, 1990 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran of the U.S. Army during peacetime. Fluvanna Cemetery.

NORENE, Thure E. "Tommy". 2005 residence - Greenhurst, NY, formerly of 367 Howard Ave., Jamestown, NY. b. Dec. 15, 1930 Ashville, NY. d. Feb. 1, 2005 Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1947 to 1952 as a military officer with the 759th Military Police Battalion.

PYE, Clifford C. 1993 residence - Maple Springs-Ellery Rd. Bemus Point, NY. b. Aug. 22, 1938 Ellisburg, Pa. d. Sept. 16, 1993 in his home. Served in the U.S. Service - 1955-1960. Wattsburg Cemetery, Wattsburg, Pa.

ROBERTS, Marilyn R. (Meehan). 2004 residence - 3982 Barton Ave., Bemus Point, NY. b. Jan 11, 1933 Norwood, Mass. d. June 2, 2004 Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa. In 1958 she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corp. where she served from Nov. 28, 1958 to Oct. 26, 1960 and obtained the rank of a specialized 4th class. Bemus Point Cemetery.

STORAASLI, Dr. John P. 1991 residence - Venice Fla.; formerly of Bemus Point, NY. b. Jan. 28, 1921 St. Paul, Minn. d. Dec. 7, 1991 Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Fla. Was a physician in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1956. Cremated in Fla.

THOMPSON, Todd R. 1996 residence - Ft. Worth, Tex.; formerly of Pickard St., Dewittville. b. Jan. 18, 1968 Westfield, NY. d. June 24, 1996 auto accident. Completed training as an Army Military Police Specialist at Fort McClellan, Ala. 1987 he arrived for duty with the 1st Air Defense Artillery, West Germany. Was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1986-1991 in the military police. Skyview Cemetery, Mansfield, Tex.

VET, William M. 2002 residence - 42 High Acres, Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 21, 1934 Patterson, N.J. d. July 1, 2002 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1953-1961. Sunset Hill Cemetery.


VETERANS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD

BENTLEY, Sheriff John R. 1994 residence - 3452 Old Fluvanna Road. b. Nov. 27, 1929 Jamestown, NY. d. May 19, 1994 at his home. Served in the U.S. National Guard. Fluvanna Cemetery.

ERICKSON, Walter E. 1993 residence - High Acres, Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 28, 1907 Brocton, NY. d. Apr. 19, 1993 Greenhurst Health Care Center, Greenhurst, NY. In the 1920’s he served in Co. E of the National Guard. Sunset Hill Cemetery.

KUREK, Donald S. 1993 residence - Driftwood Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Mar. 26, 1936 Buffalo, NY. d. Sept. 28, 1993 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Was a first lieutenant in the National Guard for eleven years. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

LYON, Edward R. Sr. b. Jan. 14, 1937 Loveland, Ohio. d. Dec. 27 Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa. Served in the National Guard 1955-1958. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 351 G - 5.

STETKO, George, 1998 residence - Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 21, 1927 Warren, Pa. d. May 20, 1998 in his home. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force and National Guard. Fluvanna Cemetery


VETERANS - RESERVES

BERGQUIST, John Raymond. b. Apr. 2, 1942 Jamestown, NY. d. July 9, 1983 Wisc. Member of the U.S. Army Reserves. Cremated.

GUSTAFSON, Daivd M. 2003 residence - 2 Vale St., Providence, R.I.; formerly of R.D. 1, Bemus Point, NY. b. Feb.13, 1936. d. Oct. 12, 2003 Mariam Hospital, Providence, R.I. A veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves, serving 12 years.

LAMPHEAR, W. Thomas. 2003 residence - 33 Maple Street, Bemus Point, NY. b. Nov. 22, 1935 Jamestown, NY. d. Dec. 13, 2003 in his home. Age 68. He served 1954 to 1957 in the U.S. Naval Reserves and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1957 to 1959. Body donated to Science.

LIPSEY, William L. Jr. 1993 residence - Westman Rd., Bemus Point, NY. b. Sept. 24, 1932 Jamestown, NY. d. Sept. 13, 1993 in his home. Was a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves. Bemus Point Cemetery. Lot 418 G - 11.

SPARN, Karl Emil Sr. 2002 residence - P.O. Box 155, Maple Springs, NY. b. Nov. 9, 1915 St. Clair Borough which is now city of Pittsburgh. d. Dec. 16, 2002 WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves during W. W. II.

STROMGREN, Mitchell T. "Mitch" 1994 residence - 61 Van Ness Rd. Mechanicsville, NY; formerly of the Bemus Point, NY area. b. Feb. 25, 1938 Erie, Pa. d. July 10, 1995 at his residence. A longtime member of the U.S. Naval Reserves stationed in Albany, NY.