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Terrance Harmon

Terrance Harmon

Male 1920 - 1973  (53 years)

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  • Name Terrance Harmon 
    Born 1920  Rochester, Monroe, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1973  Massena memorial Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10776  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Family Ena Barclay,   b. 17 Nov 1923,   d. 11 Aug 2003, Massena, St lawrence, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1942 
     1. Bonnie Grace Harmon,   b. 12 Apr 1944, Massena Memorial Hospital, Massena, NY USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 2019, Coral Bay Rehabilitation in West Palm Beach, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Carol Ann Harmon,   b. 1947,   d. 22 Mar 2016, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F5109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The funeral for Terrance "Terry" W. Harmon, 52, of 37 Malby Avenue, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church.

      Mr. Harmon died at Massena Memorial Hospital at 7:35 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 1973. He had been hospitalized since October 5.

      Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ena Barclay Harmon; five daughters, Mrs. Philip (Bonnie) Whitton, West Stockholm, Mrs. Steve (Carol) Schlamawitz, Schenectady, Miss Patricia Harmon, in the Women's Army Corps at Fort MacPherson, GA, Mrs. John (Betty) Layo, Massena, Miss Lisa Harmon, at home; two sons, Marine Sgt. Lawrence Harmon, Pasadena, CA and Frank Harmon with the US Navy serving on the USS Concord at sea; one sister, Mrs. Anna Crawford, Rochester; one brother, Lawrence Harmon, Rochelle Park, NJ and six grandchildren.

      He was born at Rochester November 9, 1920, a son of Lawrence and Elizabeth O'Connor Harmon. He attended Rochester schools and came to Massena in 1940. He married Ena Barclay of Massena January 15, 1942, at Fort Covington.

      He worked at Massena Operations, Alcoa, until he entered the US Army Air Corps, August 12, 1942. He received his basic training at Atlantic City. He arrived in England early in 1944 and on February 22 that year, was severely frost bitten while on aerial operations over Germany. He was hospitalized until March 28, 1944.

      He returned to duty and on April 20, 1944, was reported missing over France. He was a prisoner of war of Germany until May, 1945. He was on his seventh mission when his plane was shot down, and he suffered a broken leg when he bailed out of the plane.

      A brother, Marine Sgt. Frank Harmon, died of wounds received in the Marianas in 1944. Four other brothers also predeceased him.

      Mr. Harmon received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Citation with Cluster, the ETO Ribbon with four battle stars.

      After his military discharge, he returned to the Alcoa plant where he was a machinist. He was a member of the Alcoa 25-Year Service Club.

      He was a member of Massena Lodge 1110, Loyal Order of the Moose, Massena Country Club and Massena Post 79, American Legion. He was a communicant of St. Joseph;s Church.

      Ogdensburg Journal
      Monday, October 29, 1973