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Daniel Baffaro U.S. Navy  WWII
Daniel Baffaro U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 7/19/1912
Died On: 1/29/1980
Street Address: 26 Meadow St.
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy -WWII

Veteran Code: USN-304

Daniel Baffaro

Daniel Baffaro was born in Barile Italy July 19 1911 to Rose Marie Cavuto and Joseph Baffaro.

He had two brothers Louis and Nicholas and two sisters Philomena and Rose.

In Rye his family lived at 397 Midland Ave and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

Daniel graduated Rye High School in 1930 where he was active in several sports.

A few years after graduating he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1935 and served as a Chief Petty Officer. He retired from the Navy in 1964 after 29 years of service.

During World War II he served in the Pacific Theater and was at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked by the Japanese.

Daniel Baffaro a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer who survived the Japanese attack on Peart Harbor died Tuesday January 29, 1980 in Jacksonville (Fla) Hospital. He was 67.

In addition to his mother who lives at -79 Glen Ave in the village he is survived by his wife Virginia Pearson Baffaro of the village address a daughter Rose Marie Smith of Santa Barbara Calif two brothers Louis of Raleigh NC and Nicholas of Canton NY a sister Mrs Robert (Phyllis) Skane of Trumbull Cohl and a granddaughter Services are being held in Jacksonville

Conversation with Sister-in-law Carlene Baffaro-June 5, 2013 Review by Woody Coddington on Jun 05, 2013

Daniel was born in Italy on July 19, 1912. He immigrated to the US in 1916. Was based in Pearl Harbor with wife Virginia and daughter Rosemarie when Japanese attached on Dec. 7, 1941. His ship was sunk. Career Chief Petty Officer. Died in Jacksonville, FL on Jan. 29, 1980

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5 of 5 Baffaro boys October 22, 2022
Reviewer: Frank Harrigan from N/A  
We used to call it Meadow Place…..s.n.

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