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July 23 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

July 23 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Korean War monument at the Gary Onderdonk Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

DATE: July 17, 2017
CONTACT: Paul Mencher

July 23 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans
free and open to the public

RAMAPO - A special memorial service on the Rockland Community College campus will honor the 27 residents of Rockland County who gave their lives while serving their country during the Korean War. The ceremony will take place July 23 adjacent to the Korean War monument, located within the Gary Onderdonk Veterans Memorial Cemetery at RCC.

Memorial Service
Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 2 – 3 pm
Korean War Monument – Veterans Cemetery – RCC
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901

All are welcome to attend the annual memorial service to honor our Korean War veterans and remember those who gave their lives. The ceremony will begin at 2 pm.

The Korean War monument was first erected by the Eagle Chapter of Korean War Veterans in 1993, after the group’s formation in 1992. It holds a plaque inscribed with the names of each of the fallen servicemen, and the inscription, “They gave their today for your tomorrow.”

For more information, please contact Eagle Chapter President, Dan Zevola, at 845–634-4859.

Rockland Residents Killed in Action - Korean War 1950-1953

Bruno Ablondi


William Herring

Ira Augenblick


Alex Hirschberger

Philip T. Baker


Charles Horn

Robert A. Brown


Gregory Keenan

Louis Caputo


Robert Laydon

Sam J. Cervene


William H. Lucas

Henry Wm. Cook, Jr.


John R. Mackey

Samuel W. De Freese


William Mc Dade

Roland De Groat


Edmund McGrath

Harold M. Diederich


Norman P. North

Louis S. Duhaime


James Osborne

Peter D. Freytag


James N. Smith

Raymond Flotard


Stanley Tyrell

William Van Dunk