Who has Served Since Vietnam?


This page contains the names and final resting places of  45 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.
  • The ~ means we do not know.

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, Hinsdale
BLADE, Brian K. US Army 1985-1995 & US Army Reserves 2006 8-11-2016 Pleasant Valley
BLASKE, Terrence A. [Smiley] US Army 7-29-2006 Chestnut Hill
CARUSO, John [Jack] US Army, Fld Arty, Col. 30-year Career (also Korea, Vietnam) 10-25-2013 Calvary
CLAYTON, Donna (Nobles)  KIA. US Army, HHC Co 2-87th Inf. Killed in action Dehe Hendu, Afghanistan 5-15-2001 Allegany
COLTON, Gregory A. US Army, 39th Transportation Co, Helicopter Mechanic 1-2-2007 Calvary
COOPER, Charles [Chippy] ~ 1992 Hillside Haven
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
DINCHER, John E. Jr. US Army Co C 27th Engrs Bn. Later served 2 yrs in the Natl Guard.  8-30-2002 St. Bonaventure
ELLIS, Norman C.  US Air Force 4-16-2004  Little Valley Rural
FOSTER, Michael J. US Air Force 7-4-2010 Mount View
GIBERSON, Richard M. US Army, 1982-85 4-09-2013 Hinsdale
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
HAYNES, Arthur Prescott US Army, Lt. Col. Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, 9-9-2004 Sunset Hill, Ellicottville
HORSEY, John S US Army, Pvt 8-14-1996 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
HOWARD, Timothy C US Air Force, Sgt 2-21-1998 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
HUDOCK, Mark A. USMC 6-21-2006 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
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
KELLOGG, Jeffrey E. Army Natl Guard 1986-1989 11-22-2015 Mt. Prospect
LOCICERO, John L. Sr US Army, 1/Sgt, 19 years. Died while stationed in South Korea. 6-7-2015 Liberty Park
MENDELL, Edward S US Army 9-19-2008 Green
POLING, Craig E.  USMC 5-06-2015 Unnamed, this site
QUIGLEY, Lawrence Michael US Navy Electrician 8-08-2015 Calvary Cemetery
RAUB, Scott E. USMC and Army National Guard during Persian Gulf War 9-25-2005 Little Valley Rural
RILEY, Ross M. USMC,1987-1992 11-20-2013 St. Bonaventure
ROBLEE, Jerome E. USMC 7-04-1995 Holy Cross, Ellicottville
SCANLAN, Patrick J. US Army, Pvt 10-31-1971 Calvary Cemetery
SISCHO, Dale A. US Navy 6th Fleet 2-20-2005 Crawford
SPEHAR, Brett M. US Air Force 1996-1999 3-31-2015 Chestnut Hill
THOMPSON, David Kendel  US Navy, Master Chief. Career 4-19-2015 Unnamed, this site
TINNEY, Christopher S. US Navy, GMG2 8-28-1996 East Otto
TYLER, Charles R. Jr. Sgt.  USMC, Sgt 7-12-1985 Five Mile
WAITE, Bobbie L. US Army 12-12-2012 Crawford
WALKER, Otis W. [Big O] US Army Career,  1975-1992 10-12-2014 Mount View
WESTFALL, Roger P. US Navy 10-17-1999 East Otto
WHITE, Edward F. Jr. US Coast Guard 12-11-2005 Crawford


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Last Update January 5, 2017