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Fornander, Ernest G.

Ernest Carl Fornander U.S. Navy WWII
Ernest Carl Fornander U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 12/9/1918
Died On: 12/10/1999 Last Residence: 10580 Rye, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 39 Grapal St.
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-63


BIOGRAPHY
 
Ernest Carl Fornander was born in New York in 1918. In Rye his family lived at 39 Grapal St. and were members of the Presbyterian Church. Ernest enlisted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Prior to joining the Rye Fire Department, he served in the United States Navy during World War II

Carl Ernest Fornander, best known as Ernie, retired City of Rye Firefighter, died Friday, December 10, 1999 at Port Chester Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Ernie was born to Oscar & Hilma Fornander on December 9, 1918 at United Hospital. He lived, worked and raised his family in Rye. Prior to joining the Rye Fire Department, he served in the United States Navy during World War II. He enjoyed working with his hands especially around the home he built, fishing and boating. He is predeceased by his brother, Oscar; and sister, Eleanor. He is survived by his wife, Florence of 49 years, daughters, Lynn and Karin and sister Eve Gerster. Visiting hours will be held at Graham Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 14, 1999 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 pm at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 14, 1999. In lieu of flowers, rememberances may be made to the Rye Fire Deparment-Locust Avenue Fire House. WILLIAM H. GRAHAM FUNERAL HOME 1036 Boston Post Rd., Rye (914)967-0129
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