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John Phillip Urban

Birth
Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Oct 2015 (aged 92)
USA
Burial Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 153863968 · View Source
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John Phillip URBAN age 92, of Warrenton, VA died on October 15, 2015. He was born in Arlington, Massachusetts on December 2, 1922 a son of John, Sr. and Julia Urban.

Prior to moving to Warrenton 10 years ago, Mr. Urban lived for many years in Medford and Mashpee MA.

He worked for the John Hancock Insurance Company for 47 years, rising from mail room to a General Director.

Mr. Urban served in the Rainbow Division of the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a POW in Germany.
He received a Purple Heart.

He was a devoted member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Mr. Urban is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Shirley M. Urban; five children, ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters; Anna Coleman and Irene Loper.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday, October 21 at 11 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 271 Winchester St., Warrenton, VA. Interment with military honors will be at 2 PM on Monday, October 26 at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.

Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 18, 2015


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  • Created by: Peggy English
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153863968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Phillip Urban (2 Dec 1922–15 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153863968, citing Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Peggy English (contributor 48201161) .