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 Ray T Burchell, Jr

Ray T Burchell, Jr

Birth
USA
Death 22 Aug 2008 (aged 87)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot • Sec 11 / Plot 287
Memorial ID 70345261 · View Source
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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
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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
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~ BIO SOURCE:
Syracuse Post Standard (August 24, 2008)

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  • Created by: KATHY
  • Added: 24 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70345261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray T Burchell, Jr (31 May 1921–22 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70345261, citing Onondaga Valley Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .