|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1924|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1995|
PARENTS: Walter A. Berthiaume and Genevieve A. Grant
MILITARY SERVICE: World War II
DECORATIONS: The Bronze Star
a. The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the military of the United States after 6 December 1941, distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States; while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force; or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party.
b. Awards may be made for acts of heroism, performed under circumstances described above, which are of lesser degree than required for the award of the Silver Star.
c. Awards may be made to recognize single acts of merit or meritorious service. The required achievement or service while of lesser degree than that required for the award of the Legion of Merit must nevertheless have been meritorious and accomplished with distinction.
Worcester Telegram and Gazette, July 28, 1995
WORCESTER - Henry W. "Peanut" berthiaume, 71, of 80 Goldwaith Road, a retired industrial engineer, died yesterday at home after an illness.
He leaves three sons, David H. Berthiaume of Waynesville, MO., Raymond E. Berthiaume of Worcester and James W. Berthiaume of Rochdale; a daughter, Lucille A. Rideout of Auburn; a brother Gerard W. "Gig" Berthiaume of Houston; nine grandchildren, nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester, son of Walter A. and Genevieve A. (Grant) Berthiaume. He graduated from Sacred Heart Academy.
Mr. Berthaiume was an industrial engineer at Wyman-Gordon Co. in North Grafton, where he worked for more than 30 years. He retired in 1986.
He was an Army Veteran of World War II, serving for 31 months in the Asian Pacific theater. He saw action in the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He received a Bronze Star.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Callahan Brothrs funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. Burial will be Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.
Son: David Henry Berthiaume
Granddaughter: Cherise Marie Berthiaume
Lena Myrtle Adams Berthiaume (1918 - 1990)*
David Henry Berthiaume (1952 - 2003)*
Notre Dame Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 06, 2007
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