National convention, october 2-5, 2005, in bossier - Korean War ...

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National convention, october 2-5, 2005, in bossier - Korean War ...

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officer who sang

the National Anthem

at the run/walk

stands with

President Ferdie

137 Mahoning

Mahoning Valley y [OH]

Joan Onstott

On Sunday, May 21, 2005, 12 Chapter members placed flags

on veterans’ graves at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio.

The following week, on Sunday, May 29, 2005, at 1 p.m., the

Chapter held a “Laying of the Roses” ceremony. As each name

of the memorial was read, a red rose was placed on the memorial

platform. The frist name read was Thomas Tsoukras. His

mother, Thomasine Tsoukras, is our Chapter’s only Gold Star

mother. She placed the rose for her son, assisted by her daughter

and Chapter member Robert Brothers. There are 122 names of

Korean War casualties from Columbiana, Mahoning, and

Trumbull Counties.

137’s monument is adorned with roses

The Lady

Associates of 137

(L-R) Joan Onstott,

Carol McClain,

Sheryle Baringer,

Pat Foley, Jeanette

Giovanni, Mary

Jane Dick. Seated

is Jane Ponikvar

The 137 “Flag Team” at Lake Park Cemetery (L-R) Rocco Anobile, Pat

Foley, Dot Cooper, Jeanette Giovanni, Commander Zeno Foley, Sheryl

Baringer, Frank Sloat, Earl Harris, Dick Marshell, Richard Schulz, Jack

Cooper, Harry Ponivikar. Richard Schulz’s grandsons kneel in the front

ABOVE: Thomasine Tsoukras placing

the rose at 137’s ceremony

LEFT: Rocco Anobile salutes the

POW/MIA Chair at 137’s ceremony

137 Commander Zeno

Foley offers opening

remarks at the ceremony,

as Chaplain

Richard Koker hand

signs

49

The Graybeards

July - August A

2005

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