Joseph Q. Tarbuck

Joseph Q. Tarbuck was promoted to Glory on February 7, 2018 at Gulf Breeze, Florida.  He was a Circuit Judge for many years. He was born on September 13, 1931. Joe joined the Army right after graduating from High School in Harrisburg PA and was assigned to Hq Btry, 63rd FAB of the 24thInfantry Division on the Island of Kyushu, Japan. Joe went with his unit to Korea when the North invaded the South and was among the first Americans to be committed to battle in that war.  His unit was overwhelmed and he, along with others, was captured on 7 July, 1950 and held until August 30th 1953.  He was with the Tiger Survivors and participated in the Tiger Death March.  58 % of that group perish in captivity from prolonged exposure, being shot, freezing to death and other causes. Gone from us now and to be really missed, is our dear Joe, beloved by all. Shorty Estabrook Fellow...
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Larry Schadler

Larry passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. He was 90 years old. He will be cremated and interred in his hometown in Michigan at a later date.
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Robert Fletcher

Our Brother, Private First Class Robert Fletcher, US Army, Former Prisoner of War, 27 November 1950 – 8 August 1953 has been issued his Final PCS Orders. Below you will find the dates and times for services this weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan as well as Links where you can note your personal Condolences to Mrs. Fletcher (Carol). As noted, his final funeral in Arlington will be later this spring. We will share date & times when we receive them. Sunday, February 18, 2018 Viewing at Nie Funeral Home 3767 W Liberty Rd Ann Arbor MI 48103 (734) 302-1000 3 – 7 p.m. EST A link to the funeral home’s website can be found here where electronic condolences can be left. Monday, February 19, 2018 Memorial Service at First Presbyterian Church 1432 Washtenaw Ann Arbor MI 48104 (734) 662-4466 2 p.m. EST   Burial will follow in approximately 6-8 weeks at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.  I am happy to provide you, or whomever would be appropriate, with the burial details once things are sorted out with Arlington. Mr. Fletcher’s obituary will run in MLive (our local online newspaper) on both Thursday, February 15 and Sunday, February 18. A link to the website can be...
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John E. Meyers. Sr.

Age 88 of Shaler Twp., on Jan. 27, 2018. Husband of Donna McElhaney Meyers; father of John E. Meyers, Jr. (Diane), Sheryl Fiorino (Anthony), Donna Rezzetano (Jeff), and Deborah Glissendaner (Mark); grandfather of Jason, Staci, Sherry, Mark, Samantha, Johnathan, Frankie, and Johnny; great-grandfather of Dominic, Michael, Michael, Jacob, Alyssa, Nickole, and Hannah; eight brothers and two sisters; also nieces and nephews. John was a sergeant in the United States Army and spent 33 months in a Korean prison camp and upon returning he was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart of Valor. He was proud to serve his country. A very special “thank you” to Tamera Vucelich who had once saved John’s life while having a heart attack. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at NEELY Funeral Home, 2208 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 11:00am at St. Joseph Parish, Dorseyville Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to Disabled American Veterans, 1100 Liberty Ave. #1606, Pittsburgh, PA...
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John (Jack) Powell

John (Jack) Powell in Waltham, Massachusetts passed away on Feb 10,2018. Jack was a member of the 2nd Division. Jack was captured  in December 1950 and released in September 1953. While captured he was in Camp 3 and Camp 5. Funeral services will be on Thursday in Waltham and burial at a later date at Arlington National...
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Colonel Ralph Parker Dixon Jr.

Colonel Ralph Parker Dixon Jr., USA Retired passed away on Monday, November 9. I have attached his obituary with the permission of his daughter, Janet Dixon Nardone. This soldier was captured on April 25, 1951 and was in Camps #3, #5, and #2 until his release on September 4, 1953. Like many of those who served in Korea, Colonel Dixon went on to live a full life in the service of his country.   Obituary, Ralph Parker Dixon Jr....
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