Who has Served Since Vietnam?


This page contains the names and final resting places of  the men and women who called Cattaragus County home and served  their country between 1975 and today.

We owe them thanks and recognition.

  • "Unnamed, this site" in the Burial column is this page.
  • This list does not include living service men and women.

Check the  Medal of Honor page to see details about Chautauqua County's Medal of Honor recipients




Name Service Death Date Burial Place
ANDERSON, James Robert US Navy, Pvt? 12-21-1998 Pleasant Valley
ARROYO, Rene A. US Army. 1976-1992 9-10-2019 Unnamed Cems, this site
AUMAN, Mark A. US Army 3-10-2019 St. Bonaventure
BAKER, David Allen [Doc] US Army Natl Guard, Sgt. Served 9 years as a combat medic, one tour in Afgahanastan.  11-9-2018 Treat Memorial
BECKER, Gerald T. US Natl Guard. 1982-1990. 4-1-2022 Chestnut Hill
BECKER, Joseph Carl Jr. US Air Force. A security Specialist. Two sons surnamed Becker and Dickerson. 12-13-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
BELL, Cassandra L.  US Army. Discharged 2004 9-19-2022 Unnamed
BLADE, Brian K. US Army 1985-1995 & US Army Reserves 2006 8-11-2016 Pleasant Valley
BLADE, Brian K. US Army, SFC. 1985-2015 Career.  Iraq, Persian Gulf, and Afgahanistan. 8-11-2016 Pleasant Valley
BLASKE, Terrence A. [Smiley] US Army 7-29-2006 Chestnut Hill
BOLAND, Michael A. Sr. US Army. Ft. Hood TX 1983-1986 2-24-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
BOUTWELL, Daniel L. US Army 1975-1981 4-24-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
BRAHANEY, Daniel P. US Navy 1983-92, also US Army National Guard 1996-2004 and US Army 2004-05 7-19-2022 Other
BREMAN, Richard D.  US Army 8-13-2019 Unnamed, this site
BROOKS, Kent Ryan US Air Force 5-16-2019 Steamburg
BROOKS, Ryan Kent US Air Force 5-16-2019 Steamburg
BURDICK, Meritt D. US Army. 1990-1991 2-24-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
BUTLER, Lisa Anne US Navy. Served 6 yrs 7-3-2023 Unnamed
CARUSO, John [Jack] US Army, Fld Arty, Col. 30-year Career. Earned many medals. (also Korea, Vietnam) 10-25-2013 Calvary
CHERRY-OAKES, Michael Roy Sr. US Air Force.  4-22-2007 Randolph Rural
CLAYTON, Donna (Nobles)  KIA. US Army, HHC Co 2-87th Inf. Killed in action at Dehe Hendu, Afghanistan 5-15-2001 Allegany
CLOSE, Patrick J. US Navy 1982-1995 3-30-2021 Mt. Prospect
COLTON, Gregory A. US Army, 39th Transportation Co, Helicopter Mechanic 1-2-2007 Calvary
COLVIN, Benjamin M. USMC. 1994-1999 12-8-2021 Treat
COOPER, Charles [Chippy] Unknown service 1992 Hillside Haven
CRAWFORD, Michael L. US Army 3-2-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
CROWLEY, John M US Army, 82nd and 101st Airborne 1988–1997, Deployed to Grenada, Panama & Desert Storm 7-15-2023 Hillside Haven
CULLEN, Patrick Joseph  US Army Reserves. Served 6 years in late 60s 7-14-2023 Liberty Park
DECAPUA, Matthew P US Navy 1993 St. Bonaventure
DECARLO, Brenden A.   US Army Nat Grd Specialist HQ Co 27 Brig Special Troops Batt 3-28-2015 Unnamed, this site
DENFRUND, Mark   1977-81 1-8-2011 Unnamed, this site
DICE, Scott David  US Army. Persian Gulf. 2-1-2010 Mount View
DINCHER, John E. Jr. US Army Co C 27th Engrs Bn. Later served 2 yrs in the Natl Guard.  8-30-2002 St. Bonaventure
DOMBEK, Martin M. US Air Force 1978-80 4-17-2019 Unnamed, this site
DONALDSON, Darryl D. US Army 1985-1987 12-10-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
DORNES, Scott B. US Army 2-18-2010 Siloam
DUNHAM, Raymond Marshall III US Navy. 1981-1985 9-28-2014 Mount View
DUNKLEMAN, Steven Claude US Army. 1996-2000 12-30-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
ELLIS, Norman C.  US Air Force 4-16-2004  Little Valley Rural
ENIX, Jerry L. US Air Force 1980-86 5-03-2019 Chestnut Hill
FIRST, Justin T. US Army. 2006-2009 8-27-2019 Unnamed Cems, this site
FIRST, Justin T.   US Army 2005-2009 8-27-2019 Unnamed, this site
FISHER, Jonathan Alan US Army, PFC. 1981-1984 10-13-2010 Steamburg
FISHER, Kelly S. US Air Force 12-19-2019 Unnamed, this site
FORWARD, Dennis J. US Air Force. 1980-1984 3-18-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
FOSTER, Michael J. US Air Force 7-4-2010 Mount View
FOWLER, David Scott US Army 1996-2005 AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot 9-24-2018 St. Bonaventure
GARINER, Thomas F Unknown service 6-11-2023 St Bonaventure
GEIGER, Donald R. Jr. US Air Force 11-14-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
GIBERSON, Richard M. US Army, 1982-85 4-09-2013 Hinsdale
GILBERT, David  US Air Force 12-06-2017 Unnamed, this site
GILBERT, Deatrich V. Unknown service 11-27-2013 Mount View
GOOD, Mark K. US Navy Seabees. Desert Storm 9-10-2018 Green
GOWDY, Terry R.  US Navy 1975-79 1-07-2018 Unnamed, this site
GRAY, Thomas O'Brian US Navy, PO2 11-11-2000 Randolph Rural
HADLEY, Timothy F. US Army 3-07-2016 St. Bonaventure
HADLEY, Timothy F. US Army 3-07-2016 St. Bonaventure
HAKES, Rodney D. US Air Force, Sgt. 1982-1990 1-16-2004 Allegany
HALLOWELL, David L.  US Navy 5-18-2018 Unnamed, this site
HAMBLIN, David B. USMC, Military police. 12-15-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
HAMILTON, Rodney L. US Air Force 1984-86 10-30-2019 Pleasant Valley
HANCHETT, Kevin L. US Navy 1978-85 12-05-2019 Unnamed, this site
HARRIS, James E US Navy 4-23-2002 Perrysburg
HART, Kimberly A.  US Navy. Philippines, 1986-1990 11-11-2022 Unnamed
HAYNES, Arthur Prescott US Army, Lt. Col. Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, 9-9-2004 Sunset Hill, Ellicottville
HESSE, John L.  US Army. 1975-1979 7-17-2018 Unnamed, this site
HILL, Brandon M US Army Drill Sgt.  2012-2022 6-6-2023 Pleasant Valley
HILLIMAN, Delbert G. USMC 11-14-2017 South Napoli
HOLMES, Theron Burr Vietnam and Post-Vietnam, US Army. Operation Iraqi Freedom. Career -  1969-2005 4-21-2017 Unnamed, this site
HORSEY, John S US Army, Pvt 8-14-1996 Pleasant Valley
HOWARD, Jeramy J. (sic)  USMC. 3 yrs mid 1990's 12-14-2018 Unnamed, this site
HOWARD, Timothy C US Air Force, Sgt 2-21-1998 Pleasant Valley
HUDOCK, Mark A. USMC 6-21-2006 Pleasant Valley
JACKSON, Bert D. Jr. US Navy 2-9-2005 Bunker Hill
JENNINGS, Robert Alan US Army 11-14-2015 Unnamed, this site
JIMERSON, Anthony [Tony] US Army 10-01-2008 Wildwood
JIMERSON, Anthony R. US Army, Airborne Corps 1991-1996 10-1-2008 Memorial Heights
JULIAN, William D. US Navy. (and Gulf Wars) 7-27-2016 Allegany
KARL, Teresa Ann US Navy, RM2 10-7-1985 Mount View
KELLOGG, Jeffrey E. Army Natl Guard 1986-1989 11-22-2015 Mt. Prospect
KEWLEY, Michael T.  US Army. Career, 1979-2000 11-3-2021 Unnamed
KLIMEK, Aaron M.  US Army, seven years 8-31-2021 Jolls
KOTWAS, David Owen USMC, L/Cpl and US Army, Pvt. Persian Gulf 9-27-2017 Mount View
LABADIE, Lou Edgar US Army Natl Guard. 1988-1996 5-17-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
LABELLE, Michael J. US Navy 3-23-2019 Unnamed, this site
LASKY, Mark C Drove truck in Iraq as a private contractor for KBR doing military supply missions 8-19-2023 B'nai Israel
LOCICERO, John L. Sr US Army, 1/Sgt, 19 years. Died while stationed in South Korea. 6-7-2015 Liberty Park
LOCKWOOD, Wade E. US Army 1984-87 7-4-2018 Pleasant Valley
LOUNSBURY, Francis [Pete] US Army 1989-1992 6-15-2022 Unnamed
LYASKI, David Joseph US Army SPC, Persian Gulf.  9-22-1991 St. Bonaventure
MAHNK, Darryl D.  US Air Force 1982-86 9-12-2018 Unnamed, this site
MALEK, James Robert USMC 12-18-2016 Unnamed, this site
MANION, David M. US Army 1975-77 1-07-2017 SS. Peter & Paul, Arcade NY
MARTIN, Joseph T. US Army, SP4. 12-9-2020 Unnamed Cems, this site
MARTIN, Joseph T. US Army, SP4. 12-9-2020 Unnamed
MCLAUGHLIN, Raymond Robert Sr.  US Army, 82nd Airborne Div. Career 22+ yrs 10-19-2018 Unnamed, this site
MCNEELY, Henry F US Army, 101st Airbourne Div. 1981-1984 in Grenada and Panama  6-11-2007 Mount View
MENDELL, Edward D. US Army 9-19-2008 Green
MITCHELL, Michael A. US Navy. 8 years. 6-5-2004 Mount View
MORICCA, Christopher W. US Army Reserves, officer 11-21-2019 Unnamed, this site
OAKLEY, Jason Kenneth US Army, 3rd Div, 7th Cav, S/Sgt. Iraq, Kuwait, and Bosnia. 1-24-2020 Curry, Wilkesville OH
PARTRIDGE, Robert Eugene Sr. US Air Force, 20 years 7-01-2017 Georgia Natl Cem, Canton GA
PENDERGAST, Brenda Marie US Army 3-17-2017 Unnamed, this site
PENFIELD, Leo Howard US Navy 1988-1994 aboard USS Forestal in  Desert Storm and Desert Shield 10-2-2021 Rutledge
PHILIPS, Robert "Bob" Sr;  US Army Reserves, Lt/Col. Served 20 years. 7-4-2023 St Bonaventure
POLING, Craig E.  USMC 5-06-2015 Unnamed, this site
PRICE, Richard R. US Army. Korea. 1992-1995 4-25-2022 Mount View
QUIGLEY, Lawrence Michael US Navy Electrician 8-08-2015 Calvary
RAUB, Scott E. USMC and Army National Guard during Persian Gulf War 9-25-2005 Little Valley Rural
REED, Barbara Ann US Navy Hvy Arty 12-24-1961 Calvary
RICH, Richard A US Navy. Four years.  11-25-2009 Mount View
RILEY, Ross M. USMC,1987-1992 11-20-2013 St. Bonaventure
ROBLEE, Jerome E. USMC 7-04-1995 Holy Cross, Ellicottville
ROHWER, Kim W.  USMC 2-14-2019 Unnamed, this site
RUHLAND, Michael A. US Navy 1981-86 11-20-2018 Mt. Prospect
SCANLAN, Patrick J. US Army, Pvt 10-31-1971 Calvary
SCHINDLBECK,  Mark John US Army Air Force. Served 11 yrs, including a tour in Kuwait. Retired from reserves in 2015. 8-9-2023 Unnamed
SEXTON, Dane C. US Army 171st Airborne Div. Middle East, 1980-83 10-30-2019 Unnamed, this site
SHATTUCK, Kenneth A.  USMC 12-17-2018 Unnamed, this site
SHEARER, Patrick C. US Army. Desert Storm 1989-1993 1-15-1971 Mount View
SHERRY, Todd Lewis US Air Force 10-14-1995 Chestnut Hill
SIMMONS, Michael Monroe USMC, L/Cpl. Egypt and Isreal. 1997-2001 8-18-2017 Randolph Rural
SIMONS, Carl R. Sr.  US Army Germany 5-14-2019 Unnamed, this site
SINSABAUGH, John L. US Navy. 1984-1988 7-22-2023 Mount View
SISCHO, Dale A. US Navy 6th Fleet 2-20-2005 Crawford
SLAVICK, Thomas M USMC. 10 years, multiple tours in the Middle East during Desert Storm. 3-29-2023 Unnamed
SPEHAR, Brett M. US Air Force 1996-1999 3-31-2015 Chestnut Hill
STABB, Daniel J USMC 11-15-1996 Mount View
STAGLES, Bryan Eugene  US Air Force, Radar Tec. 1980-82 & 1983-86 10-18-2022 Mount View
STILES. Eric Timothy USMC 10-13-2011 Rutledge
STONE, Heath Justin "Heathola"   US Army, 277th Quartermaster Co, S/Sgt 7-29-2023 St Bonaventure
STOVER, Scott Charles  US Army. Germany 1986-1989  7-29-2022 Unnamed
STUVE, Michael Ray  US Army, Tank mechanic. 1981-83 11-25-2022 Unnamed
SULLIVAN, Mark J. US Army, Finance Corps, LTC. Career 7-28-2018 Chestnut Hill
SWETLAND,  Gary A.  US Navy aboard USS California. Four years 1979-1983 1-23-2017 Mount View
TERIBURY, Mineard US Air Force, TSgt. One tour in Kuwait. Career, 1986-2006 9-9-1959 Mount View
THOMPSON, David Kendel  US Navy, Master Chief. Career 4-19-2015 Unnamed, this site
TIERSON, Rodney US Air Force. 1986-1995 8-22-2023 Mount View
TINNEY, Christopher S. US Navy, GMG2 8-28-1996 East Otto
TYLER, Charles R. Jr. Sgt.  USMC, Sgt 7-12-1985 Five Mile
VAN CUREN, Levi USMC, Cpl. 2006-2010 Served in Iraq 11-13-2021 Unnamed Cems, this site
WAITE, Bobbie L. US Army 12-12-2012 Crawford
WAKEFIELD, Jeffery D.  US Navy 1979-87 5-14-2022 Unnamed
WALKER, Otis W. [Big O] US Army Career,  1975-1992 10-12-2014 Mount View
WELLS, Jerome T. Natl Guard 9-11-2019 Unnamed Cems, this site
WESTFALL, Roger P. US Navy 10-17-1999 East Otto
WETHERBY, Ronald Jay US Navy, Electrician 1979-83 & Navy Reserves 7-05-2018 St. Bonaventure
WHITE, Edward F. Jr. US Coast Guard 12-11-2005 Crawford


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