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William Harry Ryerson
Captain, United States Army
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From a contemporary press report:

William Harry Ryerson, 80, of Appling, South Carolina, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Graveside services with military honors will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2000, in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

 Ryerson, a native of Patterson, New Jersey, had retired from the Army as a Captain. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals and was a member of American Legion Post 192, Evans. He had been coordinator of security for Ronetco Inc., Ledgewood, New Jersey.

Survivors include his wife, Ilse Ryerson, Aiken; two daughters, Karen Slauson, Aiken, and Liana Chirichella, Boonton Township, New Jersey; a sister Carol Asbaty, Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 115 Greenville St. SW, Aiken, South Carolina 29801.

RYERSON, WILLIAM HARRY
CPT   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/01/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 12/31/1999
BURIED AT: SECTION 68  SITE 2869
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY




 
 
 

Posted: 3 November 2001 Updated: 10 July 2007

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