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Umrich, Col. William

Col. William Emrich went up on a ladder to clean leaves out of his gutter on 6 November 2005.  The ladder slipped, he fell, and a broken rib punctured his lung.  He died the next day.  Lt. Bill Umrich was a USMC spot team officer in North Korea during the war.

Ursino, Rocco Patrick "Rocky"

Born on March 15, 1930 in Bari, Italy to Pasquale and Marie Ursino, Rocco Patrick "Rocky" Ursino died on March 26, 2020 in Bellevue, Washington, from complications due to the Coronavirus.

Rocco served with the U.S. Marines in the Korean War after immigrating from Italy as a child. Ursino became an optician who worked at Sears stores before his retirement.  He loved to make spaghetti sauce to share.

Rocco was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Gloria Ursino. He is survived by his children Christian, Michael, Leanne, Elizabeth, Angela, Rocky, Patrick, their spouses, and children.

Private burial services were held on Friday April 3, 2020 at Sunset Hills Memorial Park.


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