VETERANS CEREMONY | Honoring the fallen


Loved ones and others gathered for Sunday afternoon’s 26th annual Laying of the Roses event in Youngstown’s Central Square to remember the 100 Mahoning County servicemen killed during the Vietnam War, as well as those who are missing in action or still serving. The 100 who were honored and their branch of service:

Clarence M. Adams

Samuel Adams

Charles F. Azara Jr., Marines

Andrew J. Babyak Jr., Army

John J. Bentfield, Army

William A. Berry

John C. Biondillo, Army

Andre G. Brouman, Army

Charles W. Brown Jr., Army

Frank L. Brown, Army

John F. Burns, Army

Robert T. Callan, Army

Ronald Charles

Joseph A. Clingerman, Army

Nathan J. Cole Jr., Marines

Michael J. Courtney, Marines

Ralph W. Crytzer Jr.

Fred Cutrer Jr.

Abron E. Davis, Marines

Darryl T. Dombroski, Marines

Thomas F. Douglas

Edward F. Downey

Donald M. Dyce

David L. Eisenbraum, Navy

Robert L. Ellis, Marines

John A. Fischio, Marines

Charles Franklin, Air Force

Kenneth E. Golden, Army

Amalio Gonzalez, Army

William A. Gorvet, Marines

Louis S. Gutierrez

Patrick M. Hagerty, Army

Raymond G. Hahn Jr., Marines

Joseph Hallas, Marines

Edward J. Harris Jr.

Stephan W. Harshman

Leonard S. Hauserman

Paul E. Helsel Jr., Army

Frank R. Hiteshue

Ray W. Holeman

Edward A. Horn Jr.

Walter B. Hoxworth

Gerald E. Hull, Air Force

Gerald C. Hunsbarger III

Charles J. Huzicko

Donald A. Jackson, Army

James A. Klyne

Bernard R. Knapic, Air Force

Richard J. Knickerbocker, Army

John J. Kos

Richard K. Lemmon, Army

Edward R. Lozano, Navy

William B. Mahone, Air Force

Mike A. Maksin, Army

Bruce A. Manton, Navy

Doc. H. Marshall, Marines

John Mirich

John L. Morland, Marines

Kenneth J. Nervie, Army

John P. O’Donnell, Marines

Carl W. Oliver

John O. Oquendo Jr.

Eugene M. Paliskis

Tommy R. Peters

Robert Porea, Army

Raymond G. Potter

Richard L. Powell, Navy

Raymond L. Prince

James E. Prommersberger, Marines

David A. Protain, Marines

Ronald J. Puskarcik

Frank Ramos Jr., Marines

Joseph J. Rhodes, Navy

Jerry Rogers

Gregory M. Ross, Army

Ronald C. Ross

Fred P. Rugh, Army

Richard F. Runzo

James L. Russ Jr., Army

Donald J. Russin Jr., Army

Edmond R. Saccomen, Army

Walter C. Shellito, Army

Joseph Sicliano Jr.

James H. Spencer

Robert G. Stanko, Army

Michael Stewart

Walter Suhar, Air Force

Kenneth Svande

Allen Thomas, Marines

Vincent M. Tomalka, Marines

Richard M. Turner, Navy

Martin Walker

Francis L. Ware III, Army

Donald Webb, Marines

Thomas M. Webster

Larry A. Widener, Army

Eugene M. Williams, Army

Michael Wilson, Marines

Marshall D. Wolford, Army

Robert G. Wright, Army

Missing in action are Howard B. Carpenter and Donald M. Klemm

Source: Event organizers

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