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Gargan, James M.

James M. Gargan U.S. Navy WWII
James M. Gargan U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 2/11/1921
Died On: 9/5/2007 Last Residence: 10573 Port Chester, Westchester, New York
Street Address: Milton Road
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-69

James M. Gargan was born in New York in 1921. In Rye his family lived on Milton Road. James was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1939. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

James M. Gargan, Sr. served in the United States Navy during World War II as a warrant Officer. Rye High School Graduate, class of 1939

James M. Gargan, Sr., a resident of Rye Brook, NY, died September 5, 2007. He was 86 and was born February 11, 1921 in Port Chester to the late Michael and Hanna Ormiston Gargan. He graduated from Rye High School in 1939 and Dickson College in Pennsylvania. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a warrant Officer. Mr. Gargan was married to Anna Louise Zyla on September 28, 1946 in Shamokin, PA. Mr. Gargan was in sales for 23 years, retiring in 1983 from Campbell Soup Company Pepperidge Farm Division. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port Chester, a member of the Port Chester American Legion, Central Veterans Association, Catholic Institute of Food Industry, Sales Executive Club of New York, Port Chester Lions, Elks, 40/40 Club, Knights of Columbus, Grocery Manufacturers Association and the New York Knights of the Grip. Mr. Gargan is survived by his wife, Anna L. Gargan of Rye Brook, NY; sons, James M. Gargan and wife, Jackie of Danbury, CT, John Gargan and wife, Anne of Bellingham, MA, Thomas Gargan of Somers, NY, and William Paul Gargan of Rye Brook, NY; daughter, Anne L. Gargan of El Cajon, CA; grandchildren, Lynne Gargan, Heather Gargan, Scott Gargan, Thomas J. Gargan, and Elizabeth Gargan. He was predeceased by his brothers, John and Thomas Gargan. Visitation will be 5-9 PM on Friday, September 7, 2007 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 260 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, NY. Interment to follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Rye Brook, NY. Memorial donations in memory of Mr. Gargan may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Church or to the Jansen Memorial Hospice, 69 Main St., Tuckahoe, NY 10707. CRAFT MEMORIAL HOME, INC. 40 Leicester St. Port Chester, NY (914) 939-0131
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