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Cunningham, Herbert J.

Herbert J. Cunningham U.S. Army WWII
Herbert J. Cunningham U.S. Army WWII

Date of Birth: 2/25/1918
Died On: 9/6/2002
Street Address: unknown
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-135

Herbert J. Cunningham was born in New York in 1918. In Rye his families address remains unknown. Herbert enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Cunningham served in the Army attaining the rank of Sergeant E5.

Herbert J. Cunningham of Rye, NY, retired police officer and volunteer fireman, Rye, died of cancer September 6, 2002 at United Hospital in Port Chester, NY. He was 84. Mr. Cunningham worked as a Police Officer for the City of Rye for approximately 30 years before retiring. He was a member of Knights of Columbus in Rye/Port Chester. Mr. Cunningham was born February 25, 1918 in Bronx, NY to Walter and Eva Cunningham. He was educated in the Bronx and graduated from high school there. Mr. Cunningham served in the Army attaining the rank of Sergeant E5. On August 7, 1940 he married Mary Healy (Molly) at Rye Resurrection Church. Mr. Cunningham lived in Rye for the past 66 years. Before that he lived in the Bronx, NY. Locally he was a retired City of Rye Policeman and Volunteer Fireman and a parishioner of Rye Resurrection Church. Mr. Cunningham will be remembered for his love of singing, love of sports, love of country. He is survived by his sons Walter Cunningham of Union Vale, NY - Dutchess County and Thomas Cunningham of Larchmont, NY, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family members who died earlier include Mary Cunningham his wife on August 28, 2001, his father Walter H. Cunningham (1980) and his mother Eva Cunningham (1981). Calling hours are Monday, September 9th, 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Graham Funeral Home, Rye, NY. The Funeral is Tuesday, September 10th at Rye Resurrection Church at 10 am. Interment will follow at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, NY. GRAHAM FUNERAL HOME 1036 Boston Post Road, Rye 914-967-0129
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