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Another Shipmate has Passed

We received word that Craig passed away Monday, February 27, the cancer stemming from Agent Orange exposure while serving his country in Vietnam. 

His burial will be a private ceremony and his ashes will be spread at sea
with full military honors.  There will be no formal visitation. 

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held 1PM March 25, 2023, at 
VFW Post 637, 1601 Lynchburg St, Hopewell VA 23860, with a
reception held afterward in the VFW fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, he requested donations be made to the
Franciscan Missions, Box 130, Waterford, WI 53185, or
to VFW Post 637, 1601 Lynchburg St, Hopewell, VA 23860

Cards may be sent to Craig's life partner, Kathie Lloyd, at
406 Riverside Avenue, Hopewell, VA 23806

Click here to read Craig's full obituary.

Many Thanks to Charlie Brown

Sincerest Thanks

With great sadness, we must announce that one of our shipmates, Charlie Brown, passed away February 10, 2023.

As the creator of the original Stribling website, we owe Charlie our sincerest thanks for all the dedication he put in to
creating and updating the club's website throughout the years.   
We appreciate all the hard work required to collect and maintain the information for our continued use.  It was a labor of love, and we are honored to continue in his footsteps.

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