Since July 2010, the OBSERVER has featured a weekly In Honor, In Memory feature for veterans who have lived in Chautauqua County. It all began with the July 4, 2010 edition and Arthur Lamb of the U.S. Navy.
The articles have been put together by John Fedyszyn, a Vietnam veteran and member of the U.S. Marines. Other veterans featured included:
Leonard Catalano, U.S. Marines.
Roy Bradly Colvin, U.S. Navy.
Gordon K. Cole, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Albert Sam, U.S. Navy.
Frank J. Levandoski, U.S. Army.
Allen Jones, U.S. Army.
Harold "Dick" Lawson, U.S. Navy.
Vincent R. Calarco, U.S. Army.
Rick Bamonto, U.S. Marines.
Michael T. Tofil, U.S. Navy.
Charles St. George, U.S. Navy.
Frank Joseph Mackowiak, U.S. Navy.
Sandra Lou (Maslach) Tapasto, U.S. Army.
Joseph S. Siracuse, U.S. Army.
Thomas J. Kuzmierz, U.S. Navy.
Edmund Paul Van Den Vouver, U.S. Navy.
Ralph Stanley Pachol, U.S. Marine Corps.
Ross Russo, U.S. Army.
Daniel Vincent Conny, U.S. Marine Corps.
Tom Murphy, U.S. Army.
James A. Griswold, U.S. Navy.
Robert L. Gilray, U.S. Army.
Lewis H. Morehouse, U.S. Navy.
Leola (Vande Velde) Coniglio, U.S. Army nurse.
Angelo A. Zanghi, U.S. Navy.
Frank Grupa, U.S. Navy.
Joseph Charles Gullo III, U.S. Army.
David G. Schulenberg, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Anthony J. Ricotta Sr., U.S. Army Air Corps.
Alfred Kawski, U.S. Air Force.
Sam Gerace, U.S. Air Force.
Eugene Dale McIlvain, U.S. Navy.
A feature on war brides.
Agnes "Pat" Pflueger, British Army.
Robert Leslie Samuelson, U.S. Army.
Thomas John Dobek, U.S. Marine Corps.
Edgar John McIlvain, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Stephen J. Kaleta, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Korean War veterans.
Gerald Carroll, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Charles G. Mancuso, U.S. Navy.
Norman Begier, U.S. Navy.
Edward Arthur Briggs Sr., U.S. Marine Corps.
Nicholas S. Alonge Jr., U.S. Army Air Corps.
Robert "Bob" Perritt, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Irene H. (Zwolak) Zuchowski, U.S. Women's Army Corps.
Paul Christopher, U.S. Army.
Ross Joseph Conti, U.S. Navy.
George F. McIntyre, U.S. Navy.
Charles DeJonghe, U.S. Navy.
Harry E. McKelvey, U.S. Marine Corps.
Samuel Joseph Zanghi, U.S. Navy.
Bartlett Mark Adams, U.S. Army.
Frederick T. Stonefoot, U.S. Army.
Harold W. Adams, U.S. Marines.
Geralyn Majkowski, U.S. Navy.
Michael R. Valvo, U.S. Navy.
Dennis Randazzo, U.S. Army.
Elaine Korbas Repasch, U.S. Navy.
Charles A. Graves, U.S. Army.
Marcel A. DeMonte, U.S. Navy.
Orrin Leigh Grover, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Thomas McKelvey, U.S. Army.
Gregory M. Sek, U.S. Navy.
David Prince, U.S. Army.
William D. Peters, U.S. Navy.
Michael Valvo, U.S. Army.
Joseph Samuel Gatto, U.S. Navy.
John Robert Fedyszyn, U.S. Army.
Stanley Sosinski, U.S. Marine.
Jason J. Nowak, U.S. Army major.
Walter Sedlmayer, U.S. Navy.
Frank J. Julian, U.S. Army.
Carl E. Behm, U.S. Navy.
Those who died in Vietnam.
August DiPaolo, U.S. Army Air Corps.
Charles R. Dye, U.S. Marine.
Edward Hugh Dragon, U.S. Navy.
Greg DiPaolo, U.S. Army.
Stephen Cobb, U.S. Army.
Daniel A. Odebralski, U.S. Army.
Next Sunday, we will honor another veteran. All of these past articles are available at www.observertoday.com.