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Willis Robert Van Pelt

Death 24 Sep 2008 (aged 87)
Burial Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 100126153 · View Source
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Willis R. Van Pelt, 87, St. Augustine, died Sept. 24, 2008 at Flagler Hospital. He was born in Pawnee, Ill., and had resided in St. Augustine since 1984, moving here from Needham, Mass. He was a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II and received the Air Medal. He later worked for Northrop in Norwood, Mass., from 1955-1983, retiring as vice president of sales. Interment will be held at a later date at St. Mary's Cemetery in Needham, Mass. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth Van Pelt, St. Augustine; one daughter, Pamela Morgan, Natick, Mass.; two sons, Steve Van Pelt, Sharon, Mass., Philip Van Pelt, Long Beach, Calif.; one sister, Doris Hoerdeman, Peoria, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lynn Mills. St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
St. Augustine Record (FL) Sept 27 2008

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