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Joseph E. Manosky, 1st Lt., USAF (Fallen)July 12, 1924 – May 10, 1949
Memorial Services for Lieut. Joseph E. Manosky, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Manosky, 112 Espy Street, Hanover section, who was killed in an air crash May 10 on the outskirts of Denver, Colo., will be held Saturday morning at 8 am at St. Joseph’s Slovak Church. A requiem mass will be celebrated by the pastor, Rev. J. M. Puskar.
Funeral services took place last week-end at the Lowry Air Base chapel, Denver, with a requiem mass being read by Chaplain J. T. Hopping. The entire officers’ staff of 251 Rescue Unit and Squadron attended. The airman’s mother and two brothers, John, Stratford, Conn., and Thomas, member of the U. S. Marine Corps, Edenton, N.C., were also in attendance.
The body was shipped to Kilgore, Texas, and was escorted by Lieut. F. E. Mosier with burial services taking place on Monday of this week. Military rites were held at the graveside. Pall bearers were officers of Lieut. Manosky’s squadron.
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