In Memoriam

 

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John Basilone
  1916-1945
John Basilone 1916-1945
Lena Basilone 1913-1999

 

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Shipmates who have passed away since our last reunion, Savannah, September 11, 2022.

Arthur H Soule, SK3 68-69
James Geiger, LTjg 74-77
Edwin Martinez RMSN 72-74
Jack Price, RMC 72-75
Ted Kinnear, MM2 67-71
Richard Wiseman, QM3 50-53
Richard Beisner, STG1 72
Louis Spadaro, CS2 52
Raymond Norris, EM3 58-60
French Johnson, RD2 55-58
Charles Benko, EM2 63-66
Robert Simmons, LTjg 60-63
Ludwig Bardroff, RMC 69-73
Vernon R. Brown, YN1 74-77
Joseph Boyd, GM2 59-61
George Haskins, ETR2 71-72

Thomas Bembenek, RD/OS1 69-73
Charles Goodman RD3 60-62
Peter D'Arrigo BMC 50
Robert Reneau, EN2 73-74
Romald Tzreskowski, MM3 50-52
Vere Koski 57-59
Elwood Endres 62
Jack C Young, SN 55-56
Paul W Straughan, RM3 53
Samuel Kays, GM 73-75
Thomas Poulton, SN 60
Michael Bacigalupo, OSSA 72-73
Dennis Henningham, ETR2 69-73
Lee Shaver, PNSN  52-55
Richard G Vivian, 49-50
Edward J Stolark, LT 64-66

George T Quay SA 72-75
John Haines, MM2 55-59
Ed Orsulak, BT1 68-69
Fred R. Clements, LTjg 70-73
James Carroll, MM3 75-77
Bryceton V. Scott, BT2 68-72
David (Seth) Harding, HT3 72-75
Elgin Woody, RD1 64-66
Richard Kelley, ET2 51-53
Robert Thomas, RD3 61-63
Earnest Griffin, BTFN 66-68
Herman Schickel, PN2 54-56
Toby Wasson, ENS 54-59
Marvin Oltmanns, EN3 54-56
Lawrence Smith, YN2 49-51
Basil Hari, EMCM 54

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June 18, 2024 Geoffrey Bender FTG2, 70-74

 

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It’s my sad duty to inform you that our Association President, Phil Poplaski’s mother, Mary “Mom” Poplaski passed away at 100 years old, Monday June 17th.  Mary attended many reunions and gave us her motherly advice.  She will be missed by her family and her Basilone family.

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Shipmates who are no longer with us.  We never will forget you.

Fair winds and following seas.

Abbetello, Anthony
Actaboski, Lawrence 53-55
Agnello, Joseph SO 52-56
Ahrens, Thomas W 68
Allen, William
Anderson, Richard
Archible, Harry EM2 61
Agnello, Joseph SO 54
Ardoyna, Ed
Arlinghaus, Richard H FP3 55-57
Arundel, Robert RDCM 60-62
Arvanitis, Harry
Ashe, William C SO2 59-62
Ayello, John
Bacigalupo, Michael OSSA 72-73
Bailey, Gordon L FTA2 56-58
Baldwin, Edwin M LT 58-60
Barber, Troy A BM3 1969
Barcia, Joseph GM3 53-57
Barclift, Samuel L FT3 50-53
Bardroff, Ludwig RMC 69-73
Barnes, Hubert
Barsky, Howard RD2 66-69
Barthel, Kenneth SF2 58
Barton, Charles MMCM 69-72
Bayly, Donald C CDR
Bayreuther, Warren 50-52
Beamer, Joseph BT3 64-66
Bebee, Donald
Beck, Robert GMT1 71-74
Beers, Steven
Behuncik, John
Beisner, Richard STG1 72
Bembenek, Thomas RD/OS1 69-73
Benko, Charles EM2 63-66
Bennet, Jack
Berman, Sanford 66-68
Betts, Ray
Beverly, Robert QM3 55-57
Bichham, Bernard 49-51
Bird, Comer Capt 55-57
Bishop, Benjamin
Bisucker, Jessie
Bjrock, Paul W
Blackburn, George
Blackwell, Lloyd RD3 56-58
Blair, Louis
Blankenship, James
Blanshan, Alan
Blasczak, Leonard D 55
Bluain, Lloyd
Boe, Michael
Bolles, James R
Bolton, Reginald MM2 53
Bonn, Salvatore
Boomer, Richard SM1 51-53
Borden, Curtis BMCS 58 - 60
Boston, Dale 62
Bourn, Carroll H BT3 58-59
Bourque, Leonard
Bowman, Wayne EM3 61-63
Boyd, Frederich
Boyd, Joseph GM2 59-61
Boyd, Monty
BoydIII, Fred
Boyer, Lamar A 57-58
Bradley, Ralph BMSN 61-62
Brame, George R HM 63-65
Branin, William ET3 52-54
Bridger, Charles
Brimmer, Jack F FT3 50-53
Brimmer, Millard
Brindle, David
Brooks, Kermit C SN 70
Brown, Alvin
Brown, Andrew C
Brown, James H
Brown, Osburn
Brown, Veron R. YN1 74-77
Brown, William
Broyhill, Taft
Bryden, Charles BM2 72-74
Buckalew, Robert A 49-51
Bull, Clifford
Bullock, Willie SH1 58-60
Buongervino, Msgr George
Burbank, Lee A
Burkholder, William
Burnley, Carl A
Butcher, James 57-59
Butler, Edward J
Caicco, Eugene 56-57
Campbell, Vincent SN 58-59
Campbell, William
Cannon, Willis N Jr
Cantrill, Chester
Carmichael, John Capt 50-51
Carroll, James MM3 75-77
Carter, James A SN 49-51
Carty, William
Caruso, Art SO2 54-57
Casal, Peter 66-67
Catoire, Aubrey ENC 67-69
Chabot, Ray EN1 57-60
Chamberlain, Marcel 57-59
Chambers, Terrel SDC 49-51
Christenson, George "Chris" BM1 65-67
Chilton, Samuel E
Chuck, Chester
Chucko, Joseph
Cichran, Richard
Cipriani, Paul
Claus, Theodore
Clay, Phillip W
Clayton, Ray
Cleary, Bernard 65-67
Clements, Fred R. LTjg 70-73
Clevenger, Robert
Clifford, Hugh STG2 51-53
Cobb, Donald 58
Cochrane, Richard
Colbus, Louis Captain 65-66
Connelly, James R 50-52
Conners, Willis N
Constantine, David RM3 69-70
Constine, Thomas GMG3 65-67
Coohill, Gerard 70-74
Cornwell, William E
Corradino, Mario SH2 72-76
Cremens, Walter A RMSN 53-56
Crouse, Francis (Frank) GM2 52-55
Crouthamel, Richard G
Crummitt, Preston
Cullens, Horace
Curtin, John A BT2 58-61
Dahlquist, John
Dalao, Alfredo SKC 55-56
D'Arrigo, Peter BMC 50
Davidson, Bernard
Day, Charles H FN 50-51
Day, Robert S Captain 54-56
Debulewicz, Paul
Demilt, Dwight MR3 72-74
Dennett, Mark E Captain
Dial, Jay 73-75
Diamond, Richard RM3 65-68
Dibble, Norman
Dickerson, John B HMC
Dickinson, Harold
Dickson, Robert T
Dilick, Dan FTG2 69-74
Dill, Steven SN 72-74
Dobbs, Joseph
Doklan, Raymond
Donoher, Thomas J
Dorie, Robert SA 51-54
Doss, Charles E MMFN 64
Dostie, Francis STCS 50-54
Dougherty, Donald BudFTG2 69-72
Downs, James E
Dozier, Harry
Drescher, Fred RD2 55-57
Drescher, Vivian RD2 55-57
Drozdenko, Paul
Dunder, Steven R GMT3 72
Dunshee, Roy E
Dzialo, Roman Jr SN 64-65
Eichmann, Ellis CS3 1963
Endres, Elwood 62
English, Thomas MM3 72-74
Ensminger, John T TM3 65-66
Epps, Ronald
Esber, Carl MM 67
Estrada Sr, Antonio TM 58-62
Evans, Ronald 56-58
Falzoi, Frank
Farquhar, Gerald 50-52
Ferina, Vincent BT3 56-59
Fidler, Ramon SO3 51-54
Finck, Patrick BTC 65-67
Fischer, Robert A
Fisher, Kenneth
Fittro, Algie 58-60
Fitzgerald, James M. 51-54
Fitzsimons, Mark SA 77
Flaherty, Kyle L
Flegger, Lester MR3 55-58
Flug, Jerry W PN3 61-63
Flynn, John H SN 60-61
Ford, Roy E MM1 49-52
Foster, Cecil Bunkley
Foster, Thomas
Fowler, Oliver Jr
Frey, William MM2 59
Friend, Joseph F LTJG 51
Gaffney, Clarance
Garrett, Peter
Garvie, Tracy 49-51
Gasper, Jerome SW 63
Gatliff, William D MR1 68-69
Gaudin, Kirby 49-56
Geiger, James LTjg 74-77
Gerwin, Roger DC2 52-53
Gilbin, Ed
Giles, Willie
Gill, Bill RD2 51-53
Gill, Larry 72 -75
Gittings, Richard

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Gochneaur, Robert M RMC 49-50
Goldman, Elmer 51-53
Goldsborough, Louis TM3 52-53
Goodman, Charles RD3 60-62
Gore, Alfred D BT3 49-51
Gorham, Clifford (Butler) FT3 49-53
Gowen, Maxie T
Grabarczyk, Ken 75
Grady, Dennis SN 61
Graham, Frank R
Graham, Frederick 73-75
Graham, William 63-68
Grant, John
Green, Stephen J MM3 69-70
Greer, Sr Charles N RD3 50-52
Greives, Orville A 69-71
Grenier, Joel RM3 70-72
Grenoble, William L 65-66
Griffin, Donald YN3 54-58
Griffin, Earnest BTFN 66-68
Grissom, Morris DK1 70-72
Gross, Stephen STG3 70-73
Gruendl, Paul L 7-66 - 4-67
Gurley, James
Gutmann, John MM2 60-63
Hadley, Richard K RM1 71-74
Haines, John MM2 55-59
Hall, Burrel EM1 49-53
Hall, Donald M RMCM 57-60
Hall, John
Hall, Robert 50-51
Halsall III, John S GMG3 64-67
Hamilton, Talmage OSCM 68
Hamlett, Fred
Hampshire, Richard RD2 56-59
Hankinson, John E MR1
Hardin, Gordon A BTFN 72-73
Harding, David (Seth) HT3 72-75
Hari, Basil EMCM 54
Harn, John 70-71
Harris, Cliff 61-64
Harris, James D MM2 51-55
Harrison, Edward E3 67 - 69
Harrison, Granville
Hartmann, Herb
Harwood, Gordon FN 71-72
Haske, Ken FT3 59-61
Haskins, Alan 66-67
Haskins, George ETR2 71-72
Hauge, Otis 59-61
Hawkes, Brian RD2 65-69
Healey, Gordon R
Hearrold, Charles BT1 72-73
Heif, Lloyd 54-57
Helm, George SM2 59-62
Hemberger, Andrew
Henningham, Dennis ETR2 69-73
Hepsoe, Henry SMC 56-61
Heyel, Donald SO2 56-58
Hickman, Thomas C
Hines, William MM3 56-59
Hobgood, Douglas BMC 70-71
Hodge, Jerry K MMC 74-76
Hoener, Jackie SK1 52-54
Holman, Morris EMCM 56
Holstein, Charles J HM3 52-55
Honeycutt, George LT 58-60
Hood, Don
Howell, Fred
Huch, Francis R LTjg 54-57
Hudnell, Benny
Huey, Martin J
Hummel, Ken 72-73
Huntley, Art 61-66
Hynes, Samual M
Jansen, Ronald SH3 65-67
Jarzenback, John
Jeffery, James YN2 52-56
Jiskra, Donald
Johnson, French RD2 55-58
Johnson, Harold SOG3 60-61
Johnson, John Paul SO 50's
Johnson, Kenneth E MM2 52-55
Johnson, Robert E SK3 51-53
Johnson, Vernon 55
Johnson, Wesley
Jolliffe, Frederick MM2 54-57
Kahn, Robert E
Kapas, Robert
Kays, Samuel GM 73-75
Keathley, Frank M
Keel, Johnnie D
Keisler, Jacob M
Keith, Claude R
Keller, Daniel BT3 50-51
Keller, Harry S Capt
Kelley, Charles FTG2 72-73
Kelley, Richard ET2 51-53
Kemp, Lon
Kennedy, Nash
Kennedy, Richard
Kennedy, William D
Kentro, Raymond BMC 53-55
Kinnear, Ted MM2 67-71
Kinsella, Robert EM1 65-66
Kippes, John
Kiser, Joseph EM2 51-53
Kittle, Jenner YNC 49-50
Kleteka, Charles
Klotz, William O Jr 57-58
Koblitz, Joseph F  BT1 49-52
Komorech, Ronald
Koski, Vere, 57-59
Kovalovich, Paul GM2 49-51
Krahenbuhl, John BT2 50-54
Krell, Dan 53
Kruske, David
Kwait, Jack SK3 69-70
Kwiker, Louis LTJG 56-58
Ladd, Doyt 53-55
LaFrankie, J J
LaLonde, Michael C EM2 63-66
Lape, Norman 51-53
Lappos, George MM 65
Laurianno, Normand
LaVallee, Francis GMC 61-63
Lawn, William 63-64
Lawson, Harvey B 62-65
Lea, Richard E
Leadbeater, Joseph
Lefemine, Leonard 56-58
Lener, Bert TM3 57-60
Levesque, Robert FN 69
Lincoln, Bardwell
Lindhal, Eric BM3 60-61
Lindt, Albert BT2 52-56
Litaker ,Lonnie
Lockwood, Robert G FT1 49-50
Long Jr, Allan K 70
Lucente, Richard GM3 49-51
Luckey, Lester 55-59
Madewell, John A 46
Maguire, Darrell STGC 72-76
Marion, Vernon J BTC 59-62
Mark, Martin C BM3 58-62
Marks, Everette D
Markwith, William 49-51
Marlowe, Jack ETN3 70
Marsh, Graham
Martinez, Edwin RMSN 72-74
Marymont, John A LT 70-72
Matera, Dan RM3 71-75
Maude, John
McCarthy, Eugene SKCS 71
Mccloskey, James H
McDermott, Dennis GM 64-65
Mcginnis, James P
McGowan, Harold
Mcintosh, Jr Edward
Mcknight, James 65-67
McLellan, Charles, Capt 74-76
McNary, Thomas ICFN 57-58
Mebane, Eward CWO-4
Meyer, Frederick
Miles, Bruce G MM2 65-66
Miller, Donald QM1 49-53
Miller, Fred SM 52-54
Miller, Robert ETSN 72-76
Mills Jr, H Dudley CO 61-62
Minafra, Louis ETR3 66-69
Modeen, Jarold A MR3 59-61
Moeller, Henry BT3 61-65
Monahan, Joseph FTG3 68-69
Montgomery, Grader L
Moon, Thomas FN 57-61
Mooney, Chuck
Moore, Billy 67-72
Morgan, Louis Lucky BT2 49-51
Morgan, Thomas
Moshenrose, Charles 59-61
Mozley, Jack QM 56-57
Muller, Donald LTJG 50-52
Munise, David J 71-73
Munson, John LTJG 65
Musgrave, Robert  MM2 65-69
Myers, Charles F
Nafe, Barry W
Nagel, Robert
Nance, Ronald D SN 66-70
Naunchik, Steve BT3 54-58
Nelson, Charlie XO 53-55
Nevitt Jr, Joseph MM2 50-53
Newell, Melvin W SHSN 60-62
Newland, John MMFN 72
Nichols, Robert MM2 64-67
Nicholson, Charles J
Nischik, James SN 59-63
Nonneman, John J 62
Nordquist, Jim RD
Norrell, Michael P SN 65-66
Norris, Raymond EM3 58-60
Nyberg, David J
O'Brien, James EM1 62-67
Oczon, Leonardo CPO
Olive, Charles T
Olson, Donald 57-58
Olsen, Douglas J 51-54
Oltman, Ronald J 49
Oltmanns, Marvin EN3 54-56
Orsulak, ED BT1 68-69
Otte, Timothy 64-65
Owens, John
Owens, Robert A
Paccioretti, Robert S MM2 64-65
Pallozi, Thomas
Palmer, G Wayne BM1 71-73

Palmisono, David
Parker, Gary FN 63-64
Patterson, Donald
Pattison, Eugene R SM1 72-73
Pavlik, John D OS2 70-73
Peak, Willard SK1 55-58
Pennington Jr, James C
Perkins, Greg MMFN 67
Perkins, Paul R PNCS 49-51
Perkins, Roger EM2 52-55
Perschbacher, Eugene EM2 63-65
Pettinato, Angelo
Petraline , Michael 63-66
Pflum, Lawrence
Pickett, Billy
Pienciak, Edward
Pierce, Gary P MM 64
Pierce, Ronald SM2 71-75
Piper, Donald 62-63
Polletta, Joseph 62-63
Polzien, David LT 72-75
Pottorff, Lonny
Pozega, Eugene
Prendergest, John EM2 64-66
Pressy, Wayne MM3 52-53
Price, Gary P MM 64
Price, Jack RMC 72-75
Poulton, Thomas SN 60
Pucciariello, Joseph SM2 60-62
Pulliam, N Bates
Purchase, Leon RD3 49 - 52
Pursley, Buford 60-61
Py, William MM2 68-70
Quay, George T SA 72-75
Quade, George 73
Raabe, Terry RD3 57-59
Rackley, Bobby MM2 57-61
Rafferty, George BM3 51-55
Ramsden, John LT 50-52
Rand, Robert YN3 58-59
Randall, Glyn SN 59-62
Randolph, Ronald
Rankin, James F
Rash Jr, Dallas BT3 65-66
Raspa, LeRoy N. "Lee" FTG3 62-63
Raun, James BTFN 72-73
Rawson, Charles
Reardon, Norman FTGC 51-53
Rearer, Thomas
Reed, James BT2 74-77
Regis, Clovis FTG1 70-73
Reinhard, Scott R
Reminder, Ted HT3 70-72
Reneau, Robert EN2 73-74
Renton Jr, Robert STGC 58-61
Rhodes, James
Riediger, John CO 62-63
Roberti, Mario GM3
Rogers, D A FTGSA 73
Rogers, David CDR 57-60
Rohrick, James R RM1 66-67
Romo, Edgar QM3 64-65
Rosen, Jessie SO3 51-54
Ross, Thomas FA 58-60
Roth, John J ET2 53-57
Roubal, Edward F SH1
Rowe, Robert O
Rozell, Gene A
Rozier, Charles P
Rpyl, E. Peter LTjg 65-66
Rubay, Alexander MM1 49-52
Rudd, Terry SK3 65-67
Ruth, Jack BT3 71-74
Ruzicka, Charles
Ryan, (Jim) William A GM 49-52
Sager, John SN 65-66
Salo, Ken
Sanders, David
Sanger, Donald
Saparito, Michael
Schafer, Robert
Schickel, Herman PN2 54-56
Schoelles, Donald SN 71-74
Schuett, Edward
Schutz, Albert
Scott, Bryceton BT2 68-72
Scott, Warren LCDR 52-53
Secoski, Bernard
Sedlacek, Steve
Seeley, Richard
Servedio, Anthony SN 55-56
Servedio, James 57-59
Shafer, Ted H SN 56-59
Shaneyfelt, Richard BT3 54-56
Shaver, Lee 52-55 PNSN
Shaw, Claude B CDR (CO) 59-61
Sheltrown, Jack A GMC 49-55
Shiver, Robert W EN3 62-63
Shrewsbury, Perry SM 52-55
Simmons, Robert LTjg 60-63
Simonds, Milton R
Simone, William B LCDR 62
Sims, Luke
Skehan, John J LT 54
Skonieczny, James
Slaughter, Zendall G BMC 57-59
Smartz, Jerry
Smith, George E 49
Smith, James GMC 68-72
Smith, John W YN1 71-73
Smith, Lawrence YN2 49-51
Smith, Warren H STCM 49-50
Smith, William MM3
Smith, Willie
Sommerfeld, Loren
Sohn, William IC3 64-66
Sottak, Edward CO 68-71
Soule, Arthur H SK3 68-69
Spadaro, Louis CS2 52
Sparks, Wallace ET3 60-62
Springer, Ralph 53-55
Staskiewicz, Leonard GMGSN 69-70
Steed, Arthur 60-63
Stephan, George M LTJG 65-67
Stevenson, Jerry MSCS 69-70
Stewart, Carl J SO3 52-54
Stinnet, Carl P 53-54
Stitley, Michael SA 67-69
Stokes, Robert E Lee Captain 67-68
Stolark, Edward J LT 64-66
Straughan, Jesse
Straughan, Paul W RM3 53
Strang, Douglas QMSN 72-73
Stressel, Ernest EM1 49-55
Strike, Gary BM3 70-72
Strollo, Vincent SH3 55-58
Stroop, George IC2 57-60
Strum, Woodrow
Stuart, Robert CO 56-58
Stubenrauch, Glenn MM3 68-70
Stuckey, Bruce A PC3 73-75
Studer, Joesph P BT3 51-54
Stull, Larry BT3 69-70
Sullivan, Jerome 66
Swartz, Gerald
Swoyer, Steve BTC
Szydlek, Nicholas 63-67
Talley, James EM3 50-52
Tallman, Jim
Tansey, John
Tennyson, Roger BTC 69-72
Tesini, Stephen SA 71-74
Thielke, Melvin FN 60
Thimmer, David FTGSN 72-73
Thomas, Henry J 50-53
Thomas, Kenneth E 50-52
Thomas, Robert RD3 61-63
Thomas, King I SK1
Thompson, Marvin C TMC 55
Tobin, Thomas R
Tocci, Richard N
Toguville, John 55-58
Tomko, James
Townley, John L CO 71-73
Travis, Merial GMG1 70-75
Turner, Gene Emmett FTG3 66-68
Tzreskowski, Romald MM3 50-52
Underwood, Clyde 55-56
Updegraff, Jack ETSN 55-57
Vance, Robert SN 55-59
Vermat, Paul 51-52
Vivian, Richard G 49-50
Walling, John BTG2 51-52
Wampler, James YNCS 51-53
Wardius, Martin CS2 68-70
Wasson, Philip DC1 48-50
Wasson, Toby ENS 54-59
Wasziewicz, Stanley R YN2 51-55
Welsh, Patrick SO 59-63
Wensinger, Donald J 50-54
Weppleman, James D 57-59
Weye, John YN3 59-60
Whichard, Murray
Whisk, Robert
White Jr, Johnnie
White, Richard A. EN2 50-52
Whittle, Robert 55-57
Wicker, Bobby BT 70-74
Wiggins, Bruce K
Wilcox, Mike 66-67
Williams, Robert MM2 51-52
Willis, Alvin SN 49 - 52
Wilson, Lawrence
Wilson, Melvyn 60-62
Wilson, Robert E
Wingo, Hugh GMC 50 - 59
Wiseman, Richard QM3 50-53
Withrow, Harold 56 - 60
Wojciechowski, Walter GM2 51-55
Wonner, Mike
Woody, Elgin RD1 64-66
Wosika, Richard
Yingling, Abdiel CDR 60-62
Young, Clyde U 48-49
Young, Jack C  SN 55-56
Zachwieja, Stephan SN 62-63
Zajackowski, Michael BTFN 72-73
Zane, Vincent EM4
Zapp, Warren
Zeller, Andrew SO3 51-55
Zoscin, David RM3

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