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Nields, Henry Cooper

Henry Cooper Nields U.S. Navy WWII
Henry Cooper Nields U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 9/27/1924
Died On: 5/28/2013
Street Address: 145 Milton Road
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-187

Henry Cooper Nields was born in New York in 1924. In Rye his family lived at 145 Milton Road and were members of Christ Church. Henry served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Henry Cooper Nields who graduated last week from Yale in the AS/V-12 program THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, March 2, 1945

Henry Cooper Nields age 88 of Concord passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was the husband of the late Olivia (Marshall) Nields. Born in New York, NY on September 27, 1924 he was the son of the late Benjamin and Hazel (Whitelaw) Nields. Raised and educated in Rye, New York and Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Nields graduated from Yale University B.A. and Yale Law School M.A.

Mr. Nields enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Olivia and they soon settled in Cambridge, Ma. In 1955 they relocated to Concord. Mr. Nields worked for High Voltage Engineering Co. and then as a Patent Attorney at Nields , Lemack & Dingman Law Office. He was active in both the Concord Orchestra and Concord Chorus. He is survived by his children Nancy N. Gordon and her husband Michael of Groton and Henry M. Nields and his wife Liz of Carlisle and his grandsons Peter M. Nields and his wife Emily of Manlius NY and David C. Nields of Carlisle.

Services were held on Saturday, June 1 in the Chapel at Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord. Interment followed with full U.S. Navy Military Honors at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Gifts in his name may be made to the Friends of the Performing Arts, 51 Walden St., Concord, 01742 or the American Stroke Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME, Concord. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.concordfuneral.com - See more at:

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