SERGEANT ROBERT JAY PESKIN; U.S. ARMY

May 22, 1928 (Hartford, CT) – May 15, 2021 (Unknown); 92 years oldMarried Marilyn Raine on December 27, 1953, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Local address: 2 Elmwood Avenue, NorwalkThree sons, Brian S. (1956-), Stephen (1961-), and Johnathan S. (1961-).Local address: 5 Buckingham Place, NorwalkEnlistment date is unknownDischarged in October 1952.Service number 51093580Unit: 45th Infantry Division, Medical CompanyContinue reading “SERGEANT ROBERT JAY PESKIN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LELAND DAVID WEYMOUTH; U.S. ARMY

May 22, 1934 (Portland, ME) – June 29, 1996 (Biddeford, ME); 62 years oldMarried Ruth M. Fahan (1936-2004) on April 18, 1953, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Married Louise Peterson on November 23, 1974, in Portland, Maine.Five sons, David L. (1953-2017), Thomas (1955-). Robert R. (1957-), William P. (1959-), and John H. (1968-).Five daughters, Linda (1956-), Rita A.Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LELAND DAVID WEYMOUTH; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FIRST CLASS ROBERT EDWARD LANE JR.; U.S. ARMY

July 8, 1931 (Norwalk, CT) – March 17, 2011 (Indiana, PA); 79 years oldMarried Grace M. Gantek on February 9, 1952, in Danbury, Connecticut.Married Anna L. Spallone on November 22, 1957, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Four daughters, Dorothy (1958-2022), Linda S. Lane Goggins (1952-2020), Theresa (1966-1966), and Marie Lane Horne (1964-).One son, Albert P. (1963-2015).Enlisted in AugustContinue reading “SERGEANT FIRST CLASS ROBERT EDWARD LANE JR.; U.S. ARMY”

DAMAGE CONTROLMAN 3RD CLASS JOHN P. CLARK; U.S. NAVY

March 17, 1931 (Norwalk, CT) –Married Eileen Altman (1934-2014) on September 25, 1954, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Three sons, David (1959-), Christopher J. (1960-), and Timothy P. (1965-).Three daughters, Patricia (1959-), Maureen Clark Lipp (1965-), and Jeannie Clark Miller (1967-).Local address: 15 Wilton Avenue and 19 Plattsville Avenue in Norwalk, ConnecticutEnlisted in March 1950Service number: 7193937Unit: USSContinue reading “DAMAGE CONTROLMAN 3RD CLASS JOHN P. CLARK; U.S. NAVY”

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TWO (CW2) JOHN CHARLES DOPONA; U.S. ARMY

January 31, 1915 (Norwalk, CT) – February 22, 1978 (Sierra Vista, AZ); 63 years oldLocal address: 119 East Avenue, NorwalkMarried Lillian Arbour Dupona [born in Canada] (1917-2008) on September 10, 1938, in Elkton, Maryland. One daughter, Shirley Ann Dupona (1941-).NOTE: Lillian & Shirley spelled their last name Dupona.Enlisted on February 2, 1944. Discharged on January 16,Continue reading “CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TWO (CW2) JOHN CHARLES DOPONA; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL DONALD JOHN BREESE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 19, 1925 (Stamford, CT) – March 13, 2004 (Mexico); 78 years oldLast local address: 43 Silvermine Avenue, Norwalk, ConnecticutEnlisted on August 22, 1943Discharged on January 15, 1946At some point, he reenlisted and served during the Korean War. Born to Harold S. (1897-1974) and Mary Connors Breese (1897-1977). One brother, Harold S. (1921-1984). From TheContinue reading “CORPORAL DONALD JOHN BREESE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

MASTER SERGEANT ADOLPH CARL WESTERLING; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1922 (New Canaan, CT) – February 8, 1993 (New Brockton, AL); 70 years oldMarried to Dora J. Niedbalski (1924-1993)One son, Roger (1947-).Local address: 216 East Avenue and 24 Harbor Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted July 8, 1942  — Discharged?Enlisted February 28, 1958  — Discharged July 25 1960Enlisted November 1, 1962  — Discharged November 30, 1964Service number:Continue reading “MASTER SERGEANT ADOLPH CARL WESTERLING; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL STEPHEN MARUCA KARDOS; U.S. ARMY

January 23, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – February 14, 1990 (West Haven, CT); 68 years old UnmarriedLocal address: 4 Talmadge PlaceEnlisted August 5, 1942; discharged October 30, 1945Enlisted July 23, 1946; discharged July 30, 1953Serial number: 31167283Infantry Born to Stephen Sr. (1868-1953) and Susan Banyai Kardos (1878-1935). Both parents and sisters Mary and Elizabeth were bornContinue reading “CORPORAL STEPHEN MARUCA KARDOS; U.S. ARMY”

COLONEL SETH WIARD JR.; U.S. ARMY

August 23, 1929 (Meriden, CT) – November 17, 1983 (San Antonio, TX); 54 years oldMarried to Audie Mae Minshew Wiard (1930-2011) of Dothan, Alabama, on January 30, 1954. Divorced August 2, 1983 in Bexar, Texas.No childrenLocal address: 30 Woodbury Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on June 15, 1951. Discharged on August 31, 1977.Serial number O-0064755 Born to SethContinue reading “COLONEL SETH WIARD JR.; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY

January 14, 1930 (Bronx, NY) – February 28, 2015 (Norwalk, CT); 85 years oldMarried to Helen-Marie Beers McBennett on February 23, 1957 in Norwalk, CT.Children are Kathy McBennett Sasloe (1957-present), Patrick Jr. (1958-present), Joan (1959-present), Ann McBennett Raab (1962-present), Peter (1963-present), Robert (1964-present), and Kevin (1960-2003). Local address: 20 Grandview Avenue and 10 Delaware AvenueEnlistedContinue reading “SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY”