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Elliot, John C.

John Chetwood Elliott Merchant Marines WWII
John Chetwood Elliott Merchant Marines WWII

Date of Birth: 2/5/1926
Died On: 1/1/1991
Street Address: 2 Stuyvesant Avenue
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: Merchant Marines-WWII

Veteran Code: MM-7

John Chetwood Elliott was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 2 Stuyvesant Avenue. John enlisted in 1944 and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

John Elliot DARIEN, Conn. John Chetwood Elliott, 64, of Long Neck Point Road, died Jan. 1 at Stamford Hospital. He maintained a second home in Wardsboro, Vt., for many years. Bom Feb. 5, 1926, in Rye, N.Y., he was the son of Chetwood and Julia (Hall) Elliott. He attended Tabor Academy, graduating in 1944. Mr. Elliott served in the U.S. NaVy in World War II as a link trainer instructor for Navy pilots and after his discharge attended Bridgeport University, graduating with a bachelor of science degree in engineering. He worked for Marine Management Systems as a vice president before his retirement. An avid lifetime sailor, he was a member of. the Cruising Club of America. Survivors include two sons, Mark C. Elliott of Burlington, Vt., and Jeffrey C. Elliott of Pawling, N.Y.; two daughters, Elizabeth Smidt Bliss and Joanie Hutchinson Bliss, both of Darien; one brother, Harry B. Elliot of Dorset, Vt.; and two grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Dodie E. Thompson. A private memorial service will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Noroton Presbyterian Church. The Edward Lawrence Funeral Home in Noroton is in charge arrangements. Memorial donations in Mr. Elliots name may be made to Stamford Hospital Critical Care Unit, 228 West Broad St., Stamford 06904; the American Cancer Society, 5 Brook St. Box 2087, Norwalk 06852; or the Noroton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 3401, Darien 06820.

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