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

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