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MOPH Memorial Page

This page is meant to honor and remember Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) members that have passed away. Our members served our country proudly and risked their lives defending freedom. They traveled to foreign lands to ensure that wars weren't fought in our backyards. They faced bullets, bombs, mortars and all of the hells of war in order to defend liberty and the American way of life. While serving our country they sustained injuries that would affect them for the rest of their lives. They are true American hero’s and our country will be eternally grateful for their courage and sacrifice.

In addition to honoring our members who are Purple Heart recipients, we also remember our associate members. Associate members are lineal relatives of Purple Heart recipients. Under member type Purple Heart recipients are listed as Annual Members or Life Members. Associate members are listed as Associate Life Members or Associate Annual Members.

This page is NOT maintained by the MOPH national office. Please do not call the MOPH national office in reference to this page. For any corrections to this page please email webmaster@purpleheart.org. If you know of a MOPH member that has passed away and is not listed on this page please contact their local chapter. Any chapter officer can add members of their chapter to this list. You can find their chapter by clicking here and searching by the zip code that the member lived in. This memorial only lists MOPH members. Purple Heart recipients that never joined the MOPH are not listed on this memorial page. Also, Purple Heart recipients cannot join the MOPH posthumously.

The following Members have passed away in the last 2 months

Name Department Chapter Service War Member Type
ALEXANDER , CHRISOregon0072-OR-3 MCVNLife Member
ALEXANDER , MYERS ATexas1513-TX-5 MCW2Life Member
ANDERSON , DEAN PAlabama2201-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
BAKER , PERLEY COhio0500-OH-2 ARKRLife Member
BARKER , EDWARD PFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
BECK , THOMAS FOhio0500-OH-2 MCKRLife Member
BIRINDELLI , JOE RAlabama2206-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
BOWEN , ROBERTNew York0187-NY-1 ARKRLife Member
BOYD , THURMAN LTexas1513-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
BOYER , GERALD MIllinois0138-IL-2 ARKRLife Member
BROWN , EUGENETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
BUTTON , ROBERT GNew Jersey0366-NJ-1 ARKRLife Member
BYRD , WILLIAM ATexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
CANALES , LEOPOLDOTexas1544-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
CARNEY , GENE ETexas1513-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
CARROLL , JOHN FColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
CARUSO , WILLIAM RNew Jersey0366-NJ-1 AFW2Life Member
CASH , HARRY HVirginia0607-VA-1 AFVNLife Member
CHALIFOUR , LEE HFlorida0759-FL-4 AFVNLife Member
CHAPA , RICARDO RTexas1544-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
CHAVEZ , LLOYDColorado0375-CO-5 ARKRLife Member
CLEMENS , WESLEY GOhio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
CLOSTIO , DONALD JTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
CLUTTS , ROBERTFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
COBB , STEPHENVirginia0353-VA-1 ARVNLife Member
COLLINS , ORA CTexas1513-TX-5 ARNot ListedLife Member
COURTNEY , VERNON LOhio0500-OH-2 ARKRLife Member
COWFER , DONALD HFlorida0759-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
CRANE , KENNETH HTexas1513-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
CROTTY , HOWARD RTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
DAMIAN , JOHN SCalifornia0106-CA-6 ARVNLife Member
DAVIS , TRUMANTexas1513-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
DELANEY , ARTHURColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
DEMAYO , GAETANONew Jersey0366-NJ-1 ARW2Life Member
DENBY , GEORGE WTexas1513-TX-5 NVW2Life Member
DEVITO , SALVATORE ATexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
DIMSDLE , JOETexas1544-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
DIRST , RALPH ETexas1513-TX-5 AFVNLife Member
DUFFY , WILLIAMFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
EDDY , DALE DTexas1513-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
ELLISON , VERNON CTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
EMERY , EDWIN WOhio0500-OH-2 MCKRLife Member
FAMBRY , JULIUSTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
FERRERO , MARTIN PTexas1544-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
FISHER , HARRISON R.Colorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
FLETCHER , ARTHURTexas1513-TX-5 NVW2Life Member
FREDERICKS , STEPHEN WNew Jersey0366-NJ-1 NVW2Life Member
FROBERG , MAGNUS L.Ohio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
GAULT , WILLIAM JSouth Carolina0530-SC-4 ARVNLife Member
GORDON , MORTIMERColorado0375-CO-5 AFW2Life Member
GRAHAM , WILLIAM FTexas1513-TX-5 MCW2Life Member
GRICE , WALTER ATexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
HAMMOND , OLIN H.New York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
HANLEY , FISKETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
HARGROVE , COLIN MAlabama2201-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
HART , HENRY KTexas1513-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
HENN , HERBERT GNew Jersey0366-NJ-1 ARW2Life Member
HILTBRAND , JOHN RColorado0375-CO-5 NVVNLife Member
HITT , CLARK OTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
HOLCOMB , EMMETT CTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
HOLSINGER , RICHARD AOhio1974-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
HORNAK , JOHN GNew York0490-NY-1 Not ListedNot ListedLife Member
HOYE , JOHN JIdaho0509-ID-3 AFW2Life Member
HUNT , HARMONArkansas0587-AR-5 ARVNLife Member
HUSTON , DWIGHT HOhio1974-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
HYNES , G KEVINNorth Carolina0639-NC-4 AFVNLife Member
IVY , RICHARD GAlabama2206-AL-4 MCVNLife Member
IZZO , LAWRENCEFlorida0759-FL-4 ARKRLife Member
JENSEN , JAMES EFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
JOHNSON , KENNETHFlorida0759-FL-4 ARKRLife Member
JOSEPH , JOE MNew York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
JUDY , DRENNON OFlorida0759-FL-4 NVW2Life Member
KERSHENSTEIN , J A RODColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
KING , JOHN PTexas1544-TX-5 AFW2Life Member
KMIECIAK , GERALDFlorida0759-FL-4 AFVNLife Member
KNAEBEL , CLEMENTZ EOhio1974-OH-2 NVW2Life Member
KNAPP , KENNETHOhio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
LABRADA , YORDANYSFlorida0759-FL-4 MCIFLife Member
LANE , DENNIS AFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
LARA , DANNY GTexas0900-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
LATHAM , RICHARD D.Ohio1974-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
LAUGHLIN , VIRGIL MTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
LAWSON , CHARLESFlorida0759-FL-4 ARKRLife Member
LEAR , MALCOLM TOhio0500-OH-2 MCW2Life Member
LEROY , GEORGE WAYNESouth Carolina2008-SC-4 ARVNLife Member
LINES , EDWARD FFlorida0759-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
LOJEWSKI , JOSEPHNew York0490-NY-1 AFW2Life Member
LOOMIS , GILBERT WWashington0012-WA-3 ARKRLife Member
LOPEZ , ANTHONYColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
MAPOU , MILTONOhio0500-OH-2 NVW2Life Member
MARCHAN , FRANK WTexas1544-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
MARSHALL , CHARLES AColorado0375-CO-5 NVVNLife Member
MARTINEZ , TONY LColorado0375-CO-5 ARVNLife Member
MARTINI , DOLORESTexas1513-TX-5 Not ListedNot ListedAssociate Life Member
MATTHEWS , ROBERTOhio0500-OH-2 MCKRLife Member
MCFADIN , BILLYTexas1513-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
MCGINTY , WILLIAM DGeorgia0492-GA-4 ARVNLife Member
MCGRAW , JOHN J.New York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
MCNAUGHTON , DOUGLAS BFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
MILLER , MILTONTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
MILLER , WILLIAM M.Ohio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
MILLS , GEORGE FAlabama2212-AL-4 ARW2Life Member
MOFFATT , JOHN TNew York0490-NY-1 ARVNLife Member
MOHEN , LEONevada0730-NV-6 MCVNLife Member
MONTOYA , CHRISTexas1836-TX-5 ARIFLife Member
MORVILIUS , WILLIAM AFlorida0759-FL-4 ARKRLife Member
MOSER , FRED ETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
MYERS , RON HAROLDOhio1974-OH-2 ARVNLife Member
NOEWATNE , GEORGE DConnecticut0103-CT-1 ARKRLife Member
NOLAN , JACK LTexas1513-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
O'DONNELL , MYLES EOhio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
PAGITT , BILLYTexas1513-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
PARTELLO , MELVINNew York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
PHELPS , COLINFlorida0759-FL-4 NVVNLife Member
PITCHER , CHARLES ROhio0500-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
PREUSSE , ROBERT EFlorida0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
PRINZI , B JOHNFlorida0759-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
PUCKETT , JIMMY LTexas1513-TX-5 MCKRLife Member
QUERING , WALTER AColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
REEDY , THOMASTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
RIVERA , JASONColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
ROBERTS , BONNIETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
ROBERTSON , HERSHAL ATexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
ROGERSON , JOHN ATexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
ROOD , JOHN CNorth Carolina0636-NC-4 MCKRLife Member
ROUTSON , HARRY POhio1974-OH-2 ARW2Life Member
SALMON , HECTOR JNorth Carolina2226-NC-4 ARVNLife Member
SANDEKIAN , MATTHEWColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
SCHELL , JOHN SPennsylvania0519-PA-1 ARW2Life Member
SCHMIDT , ROBIN AOhio0500-OH-2 MCKRLife Member
SCHMITT , KENNETH WOhio0759-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
SEDLACKO , CYRILOhio0500-OH-2 ARKRLife Member
SELF , PETEFlorida0759-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
SEYFERT , FREDRICK WPennsylvania1983-PA-1 ARW2Life Member
SMITH MAJ , ROBERT M.New York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
SMITH , JACK VTexas1513-TX-5 AFW2Life Member
SNOW , ANDREWFlorida0717-FL-4 ARNot ListedLife Member
SPENCER , THOMAS ATexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
SPINKS , ROBERT LTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
STANAWAY , SAMUEL PAULMichigan0091-MI-2 ARW2Life Member
STELL , CLESTON ETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
STEVENS , DWIGHT JColorado0375-CO-5 ARVNLife Member
STEVENS , MELTON ETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
STEWART , EDWARDMinnesota0005-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
STEWART , JERRY LTexas1876-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
STOKES , J BTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
STUARD , MARK WNew York0490-NY-1 ARVNLife Member
STULTS , RICHARD LEEOregon0305-OR-3 ARVNLife Member
SULLIVAN , MAURICENew York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
SWADER , JOSEPH HFlorida0535-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
SWINDLE , SIDNEY RTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
TAYLOR , CHARLES LTexas1513-TX-5 AFW2Life Member
TAYLOR , GORDON ETexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
TIBBIT , FRANK QTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
TILLMAN , ROBERT AFlorida0535-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
TINER , EMMETTTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
TORRES , JUAN JTexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
TRUJILLO , BENNIEColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
VICTOR , CARL FREDColorado0375-CO-5 ARKRLife Member
VOGT , THOMASTexas1513-TX-5 NVVNLife Member
WAKELAND , MAXTexas1513-TX-5 NVKRLife Member
WALKER , RONNIETexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
WALLER , JAMES ATexas1513-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
WALSH , LEGREE JOSEPHNew York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
WEATHERLY , JACK RAYTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
WEAVER , JAKEColorado0375-CO-5 ARW2Life Member
WESTBROOK , JASPER ATexas1544-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
WETMORE , JAMESTexas1513-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
WHEELER , MARYNew York0490-NY-1 Not ListedNot ListedAssociate Life Member
WHINERY , CLARENCETexas1513-TX-5 AFVNLife Member
WHITESIDES , MARSHALL DSouth Carolina2008-SC-4 ARW2Life Member
WHYTE , DANIEL JTexas1513-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
WILSON , EARL WTexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
WOEHR , ROBERT FWisconsin0162-WI-2 ARVNLife Member
WOLOWICZ , JOHN CMichigan0091-MI-2 ARVNLife Member
WYKE , RALPH WAlabama2201-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
YORK , MELVIN ATexas1513-TX-5 ARW2Life Member
ZACCHEA , MICHAEL JNew York0001-CT-1 MCIFLife Member
ZENGEL , JOSEPH AColorado0375-CO-5 ARKRLife Member
ZINSMEYER , JACK F.New York0490-NY-1 ARW2Life Member

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