Joseph Leo Dewey

Joseph Leo Dewey

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  • Name Joseph Leo Dewey 
    Born 29 Dec 1921  Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Lawrence Park, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    761065JosephDeweyheadmalewhite188743marriedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaelectrical laborer Rankine Ave
    771065DeaDeweywifefemalewhite188743marriedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    781065RobertDeweysonmalewhite191020singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaelectrical laborer
    791065HenryDeweysonmalewhite191317singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaelectrical laborer
    801065JaneDeweydaughterfemalewhite191515singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    811065Marion A.Deweydaughterfemalewhite191713singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    821065Beatrice R.Deweydaughterfemalewhite191911singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    831065Joseph L.Deweysonmalewhite19228singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    841065Thomas F.Deweysonmalewhite19237singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    851065Violet C.Deweydaughterfemalewhite19246singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
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    Military Service 17 Dec 1941  Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph entered the U.S. Marine Corps December 17, 1941 at Buffalo, New York. He saw foreign service from May 20, 1942 until November 17, 1944. Honorably discharged December 20, 1945 at Camp Pendelton, Oceanside, California. Received the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster. 
    Draft Registration 26 Dec 1945  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Six days after his discharge, he registered for the draft December 26, 1945 in Erie, PA. He was noted to be un-employed and honorably discharged from the Marine corps on December 20, 1945. At that time he was 6' tall and weighed 140# with hazel eyes and reddish brown hair with a ruddy complexion. 
    Died 5 Dec 1992  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from the Meadville Tribune:
      Joseph L. Dewey, 70, a resident of the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 1992, at his residence.
      He was born in Clearfield, Pa., a son of the late Joseph an Bridget Ann Duckett Dewey.
      Mr. Dewey was a retired employee of the United Fruit Co. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific Theater. He was wounded in Guadal Canal and received the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster.
      He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Van Dusen Dewey; two sisters, Jane and Marion Young; and three brothers, Robert Dewey, Henry Dewey and Thomas Dewey.
      Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Harley (Karen) Phillips of North East; two sisters, Mrs. John (Petty) Slickanich and Mrs. John (Violet) Shauberger, both of Erie; and many nieces and nephews.
      Friends may call at the Soldiers and Sailors Home Chapel, 560 East 3rd St., Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until a mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. The Rev. James Ruhling will officiate.
      Burial will be at the Soldiers and Sailors Home Cemetery.
      The Carl A. Slomski and Son Funeral Home, East 21st and Ash streets, is handling arrangements.
    Age 70 years 
    Buried 7 Dec 1992  Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34241  Local Families
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 

    Father Joseph Calvin Dewey,   b. 28 Sep 1886, Snow Shoe, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1972, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Bridget Ann "Beatrice" Duckett,   b. 28 Oct 1879, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1951, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1910  Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Alene Young,   b. 8 May 1916, Conneaut Lake, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1987, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1956 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2004 
    Family ID F10176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Joseph and Mary Dewey
    Joseph and Mary Dewey
    photo taken February 14, 1982 at the Linesville United Methodist Church