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Ceremony Honors Bucks County War Dead

The traditional ceremony took place in the Doylestown Cemetery after the Memorial Day parade.

Hundreds of people gathered in Doylestown Cemetery Monday afternoon after the Memorial Day parade to honor the men and women of Bucks County who have died in service to their country.

Representatives of local veterans groups placed wreaths on memorials honoring the dead from past conflicts

Rich Scott, of the Doylestown VFW post 175, announced that the veterans' group has recently received permission from the Bucks County Commissioners to to erect a monument at the county courthouse in Doylestown to those who have died in the war on terrorism.

They include:

Mark C. Baum, 32, Telford, U.S. Army

Edward W. Brabazon, 20, Bensalem, U.S. Army

Kurt E. Krout, 43, Spinnerstown, U.S. Army

Robert H. Dembowski, 20, Ivyland, U.S. Army

Travis L. Manion, 26, Doylestown, U.S. Marine Corps

Nathaniel E. DeTample, 19, Morrisville, U.S. Army

Robert T. Mininger, 21, Sellersville, U.S. Marine Corps

Allen J. Dunckley, 25, Yardley, U.S. Army

Kenneth B. Elwell, 33, Holland, U.S. Army

Jae S. Moon, 21, Levittown, U.S. Army

Brian R. Faunce, 28, Bensalem, U.S. Army

Patrick R. Nixon, 21, Doylestown, U.S. Marine Corps

Barton R. Humlhanz, 23, Hellertown, U.S. Marine Corps

Tamarra J. Ramos, 24, Quakertown, U.S. Army

William J. Maher, III, 35, Yardley,  U.S. Army

Kristofor T. Stonesifer, 28, Doylestown, U.S. Army

Maurice J. Johnson, 21, Levittown, U.S. Army

Shawn M. Suzch, 32, Hilltown, U.S. Army  

Colby J. Umbrell, 26, Doylestown, U.S. Army

Bob May 29, 2012 at 01:34 PM
Thank you for the great coverage of this annual event. As a Veteran who marched on Monday, it was great to see so many people come out to thank our Vets, especially the 3 scouts who came up and shook my hand as I sat with my Granddaughter watching the rest of the parade after I had marched -- Thanks
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