Recent notices of Shipmate passings
They may or may not be recent,  Their status was determined by notification and internet searches.
Theresa Eubanks (Charles 50-54)

    Terry was a long time Honorary member of the HPRA. Her husband Charles, served aboard from 1950 to 1954.
    Terry passed away on 19 October 2022 in Haverhill MA at the age of 88.
    Terry started attending our reunions with Charles early on, then attending most of them after Charles' passing. She missed Charleston 2022 due to ill health, but was looking forward to being with us in 2023 Norfolk. We missed her a lot, we will miss her in the future. Rest in peace Terry.

Fa1r Winds and Following Seas.
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Tom Demarest (70-72/STG1)

   Tom Demarest served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1968 to 1972 as an STG1 and Leading Petty Officer for sonar during that period. Tom retired from the navy after 20 years. Tom passed away 11 September 2022 at the age of 76.  

Fair Winds and Following Seas
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Andrew Gall (44-46/EM3)

    Andrew Gall Served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1944 to 1946 as an EM3. "Andy" passed away 10 March 2022 at home in Easton, PA. of natural causes at the age of 97.



Fair Winds and Following Seas
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Donald J. "Don" Bendis (54-57/EM2)

    Don Bendis  served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1954 to 1957 as an EM2. Don passed away in Plainfield, IL 16 June 2022 at the age of 86. Don is listed as a Korean War Veteran.

Fair Winds and Following Seas
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August Rudy Bortolus (52-55/DC3)

    Rudy Bortolus served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1952 to 1955 as a DC3. Rudy passed away 20 March 2022 in Clearwater, FL at the age of 91.


Fair Winds and Following Seas
Robert J. Graves (68-69/GMG2)

    Robert Graves served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1968 to 1968 as a GMG2. Robert passed away on 1 January 2021 in Spofford, NH at the age of 76.

Fair Winds and Following Seas
George W. Thompson (63-67/MM2)

    George Thompson server aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1963 to 1967 as an MM2. George passed away on 6 July 2018 in Gardners, PA at the age of 75.

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