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OGrady, William H.

William H. OGrady U.S. Army WWII
William H. OGrady U.S. Army WWII

Date of Birth: 3/19/1905
Died On: 11/19/1953
Street Address: 21 Locust Lane
Service Number: 32315859
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-467

William H. OGrady was born in New York in 1905. In Rye his family lived at 21 Locust Lane and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. William enlisted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

WILLIAM H. O'GRADY The funeral of William Henry O'Grady, forty-eight, of 21 Locust Lane, lifelong resident of Rye. who died Thursday in St. Clare's Hospital, New York City, was held Monday morning at 9:30 from the William H. Graham Funeral Home. A solemn requiem mass followed at ten o'clock in the Church of the Resurrection, with the Right Rev. Msgr. John D. McGowan celebrant. He was assisted by the Rev. James Tully and the Rev. Cornelius O'Brien, assistant pastors. Present at the altar during the services was the Rev. James Loughlin of the Corpus Christ! Church, Port Chester. Interment followed in St. Mary's Cemetery with Father O'Brien conducting the committal rites. Pallbearers, all members of the Milton Point Hose Company of which Mr. O'Grady was a member since his youth were Peter Maloney, Ellwood Ferris, Edward Byrnes, Alfred Gedney, William Elmore, Walter Byrnes and Rodman O’Dell. The Fire Department carried floral tributes in the funeral cortege. Mr. O'Grady was the son of Henry O'Grady and the late Marie O’Grady. He was formerly associated with his father at the O'Grady Nurseries on Milton Road. In addition to his father and his wife, the former Lillian Williams, he leaves a stepdaughter, Judy O'Grady, twelve, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Connolly and Miss Josephine O'Grady, a Rye school-teacher.
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