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 Donald Edward Kervan

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Donald Edward Kervan

  • Birth 18 Sep 1925 Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 28 Apr 1972 Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
  • Burial Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 72670507

From the Bennington Banner May 1, 1972
Donald E. Kervan, 47, dies, veteran, former police chief
Donald E. Kervan of 311 Washington Ave., World War II and Korean conflict veteran, died late Friday afternoon in the Albany Veterans' Hospital after a long illness. A native of Bennington, he was born Sept 18, 1925, son of Francis and Dorothy (Wright) Kervan.
His education was received in the local schools and he was a graduate of St. Joseph Business College. He had served 20 years, eight months, in the armed force, a Navy veteran of World War II and retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Kervan served as police chief in Manchester from 1949 to 1953. He was a Bennington County deputy sheriff and first constable at the time of his death.
His other affiliations included Bennington Lodge of Elks 567, Loyal Order of Moose, Veterans of Foreign Wars 1332, Disabled American Veterans chapter 4 and he was also a member of Bennington Museum.
Survivors are his wife, the former Margaret Herzog, whom he married in St. Francis de Sales Church Sept 6, 1947; three daughters, Mrs. Paul (Nancy) Donlon of Shaftsbury; Mrs. Walter J. (Ann) Smith Jr. and Mrs. Robert A. (Dawn) Welch both of Bennington; one son, Kelly Fitzpatrick Kervan of Bennington; three grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Dorothy Kervan of Bennington; one brother, Francis T. Kervan of Windsor Locks, Conn.; one niece and one nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The military funeral will be held at Mahar & Son Funeral Home Tuesday at 9:30 am with a prayer and at 10 in St. Francis de Sales Church where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Recitation of the Rosary will be tonight at 8. Burial will be in the family plot in Park Lawn Cemetery.
If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made either to the Vermont Division of the American Cancer Society or the Vermont Heart Fund through the funeral home.


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District of Columbia
MSGT US Army Ret
WWII Korea Vietnam


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  • Created by: Nancy D
  • Added: 4 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72670507
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Edward Kervan (18 Sep 1925–28 Apr 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72670507, citing Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Nancy D (contributor 46812519) .