Jorge M. Oliveira

Jorge M. Oliveira

Birth
Portugal
Death 19 Oct 2011 (aged 33)
Paktika, Afghanistan
Burial North Arlington, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 78775664 · View Source
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Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, N.J., died Oct. 19 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, 50th Brigade Combat Team, Riverdale, N.J. Staff Sgt. Oliveira was on his third, year-long tour of duty during the incident. He previously served in Iraq and Cuba. When not in fatigues, Oliveira worked as an Essex County Sheriff's officer. His boss praised his 11-year service to the department. He joined the Sheriff 's Office in 2001, served as a member of the SWAT team & warrant squad, and most recently a detective with the fugitive squad. He is survived by his parents Mrs. Armanda Nunes Oliveira (nee DosSantos) and Manuel Moreira DeOliveira. Brother of Marco & Jessica Oliveira.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 20 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78775664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jorge M. Oliveira (22 Jan 1978–19 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78775664, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .