Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Burchells in:
 • Onondaga Valley Cemetery
 • Syracuse
 • Onondaga County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Ray T Burchell, Jr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 31, 1921, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 2008
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA

____________________________________________

Private Burchell (Serial #32588744) served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company C

His Army enlistment date / place was:
December 4, 1942
Syracuse, New York
____________________________________________

SYRACUSE, NY - Ray T. Burchell, 87, of Syracuse, passed away Friday, August 22, at the Syracuse VA Hospital.

He was a World War II veteran, having served with the 82nd Airborne Division and saw action in the Battle of the Bulge and the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He was a highly decorated Sergeant and among his medals is the Bronze Star.

Ray retired from Sears & Roebuck in 1988 and formerly worked at GE.

He was a member of CNY Chapter of the 82nd, VFW Post and DAV.

For over 45 years, he was a member of AA.

He was predeceased by his sons George and Ray III; his wife Rose; and his sisters Phyllis Clute and Elizabeth Neupert.

Surviving are his son Chris; his stepchildren Patsy Twenish and Pamela, Marvin, Willie, Micheline, Keith and David Mitchell; several grandchildren.

Services were at 2 pm Tuesday at Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc, 4504 West Seneca Turnpike. Interment was at Onondaga Valley Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to:
Alcoholics Anonymous
____________________________________________

~ BIO SOURCE:
Syracuse Post Standard (August 24, 2008)

____________________________________________ 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ray T. Burchell (1879 - 1960)
  Edith D. Bresee Burchell (1884 - 1952)
 
Burial:
Onondaga Valley Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sec 11 / Plot 287
 
Created by: KATHY
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70345261
Ray T Burchell, Jr
Added by: Diane LM
 
Ray T Burchell, Jr
Added by: Diane LM
 
Ray T Burchell, Jr
Added by: KATHY
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Nanette Kurgan Stine
 Added: May. 19, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country, Private Burchell! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: May. 24, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service