July 23 – Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Korean War monument at the Gary Onderdonk Veterans Memorial Cemetery on the campus of Rockland Community College.

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 p.m.
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