Gloucester County veterans honored with federal medals

"These military veterans deserve our deepest respect and gratitude,” Director DiMarco said.

On Wednesday, April 13, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners honored 31 veterans (seven of them posthumously) with federal medals that they had earned during their time in service but had not received.

“These military veterans deserve our deepest respect and gratitude,” Director Frank J. DiMarco said. “We are honored to have had a part in helping them get the medals and honors that they have earned.”

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“We are grateful for the chance to express our deepest thanks and appreciation at this ceremony to these veterans who risked their lives to serve our country,” Commissioner Denice DiCarlo, liaison to Veterans Affairs said.

The veterans honored are listed below:


Diego Chila, Mickleton
Steven M. Copestick, Stratford
Lenwood Hamilton, Cherry Hill
William S. Hiller, Mantua
Gregory Holland, Franklinville
Raymond R. Jones, Lindenwold
Joseph R. Junk, Pitman
Ronald C. Lehman, National Park
James M. Mcclintock, Camden
Richard M. Mendoza, Deptford
Diane L. Negley, Glassboro
Peter O’Brien, Williamstown
Edward G. Rambo, Wenonah
Walter A. Rosewitski, West Deptford
Richard L. Zacamy, Williamstown
Paul F. Krwawecz, Sewell
Salvatore F. Principato Jr., Clayton
William C. Smith, Deptford
Richard R. Mack, Pitman

William S. Hiller, Mantua
George Green, Glassboro
William J. Taylor Jr., Mantua
Joseph J. Trasatti, Williamstown
John F. Trovato, Glassboro
Edward B. Chrzanowski, West Deptford

Marine Corps
Frederick G. Koenig Jr., Mantua
Walter T. Lippincott, Westville
Walter A. Rosewitski, West Deptford

Air Force
Frederick J. Lang Jr., Deptford
John H. Richman, Williamstown
James R. Sjolander Jr., Turnersville
Sollie Walker, Pine Hill
Doroteo Astorga Jr.

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