Olmsted, W. Clague

William Clague Olmsted U.S. Navy WWII
William Clague Olmsted U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 2/17/1926
Died On: 12/20/1995 Last Residence: 06426 Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut
Street Address: 223 Oakland Beach Avenue
Service Number: 7125256
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS Astoria CL 90, 17 May 1944 - 1 Jun 1946

Veteran Code: USN-193

William Clague Olmsted was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 223 Oakland Beach Avenue. William was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1943. He enlisted in 1944 and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

S2CRye High School Graduate, class of 1943

William Olmsted, 69; Navy veteran William C. Olmsted of Ingham Hill Road, Essex, died Wednesday at Middlesex Medical Center-Shoreline. He was 69. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and moved to Essex in 1962. He was a member of the Trinity Mount Olive Lodge No. 43 in Deep River, and was a former member and past president of the Essex Rotary Club. He leaves his wife, Margery Olmsted; a son, David Olmsted of Old Saybrook; daughters Nina Sulinski of Deep River, Lauri Makuck of Chester and Jane MacFarlane of Killingworth; sisters Sally Weeks of Rye, N.Y., and Mary Toohy of Greenwich; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main St., in the Centerbrook section of Essex, with the Rev. Joshua Crowell officiating. Burial will be private. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Contributions may be made in his memory to the Essex Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 233, Ivoryton, CT 06442, or to the Essex Fire Engine Co. 1, P.O. Box 786, Essex, CT 06426.

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