Courtesy of the Class of 1990, Virginia Military Institute:
The class of 1990 would like to offer our condolences to the family of Mark Eyre, VMI Class of 1990.
Memorial Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 10:30 AM. Everyone is to meet at the Administration Bldg. at Arlington and the service will proceed from there. A lunch is planned after the service.
Mark was a member of a 4 man crew participating in anti-submarine manuevers with the Israeli Navy. On February 4, 1997 the aircraft went down with no survivors.
He is survived by his wife, Lalie, and a daughter, Georgianna.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mark Eyre Memorial Fund for Mark's daughter, Georgianna. Donations can be sent to the following address:
Mark Eyre Memorial Fund c/o Navy Federal Credit Union 8102 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32244
EYRE, MARK JONATHAN
- LT US NAVY
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/02/1968
- DATE OF DEATH: 02/04/1997
- BURIED AT: SECTION MC SITE 34-L
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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