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Mertz, Robert


 
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Robert Mertz was June 10, 1931 in Port Chester to Margaret Moroney Mertz of Rye and the late Henry F. Mertz. He grew up on 51 Palisade road with his father, mother, a sister Maureen and a brother William. Robert was an avid boy scout and won a service star as well as a salvage award during WW2 from the Boy Scouts troop in Rye as well as participating in many events such as helping to run the scouts pinewood derby. He graduated from Rye High School in 1949 and became a firefighter before joining the Navy and serving on the USS Sierra during the Korean war.

Julian Murdoch
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Date of Birth: 10 Jun 1931
Died On: 1 Jun 2001
Street Address: 51 Palisade Road
Service Number: 097224081
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS Sierra

Veteran Code: KOR-132


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5 of 5 Robert Mertz November 15, 2020
Reviewer: Chip from Mertz  
His brother's name was Billy, and he had a sister Maureen..  (No relatives named Harvey or Lawrence)

He married his HS Sweetheart Pauline Minitti.  They lived on Theodore Fremd Ave, and then York Ave,  (Both in Rye) where they raised their three children.  James, Bethanne and Chip.

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